Essays Tagged: "willingness"

Character Changes Revealed by the Final Four Pages in Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"

During the scene at the kitchen table, there is a common change among the family members: their new willingness to do things independently. Their bold act of writing 'letters of excuse' is a clear exa ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown" contra "The Scarlett Letter"

odman creates between himself and Faithis one that is unresponsive , and is based on distrust and a willingness on his part to abandon her. Consequently, as far as passion and desire are concer ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Aeneas: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

any others. To Romans, many of these leaders were great because their leadership spurred from their willingness to submit to the gods. Aeneas, unlike some of the other characters in The Aeneid, gives ... d his travels through the Underworld combine to shape Aeneas into an astonishing leader through his willingness to give in to the gods. Aeneas' leadership qualities helped to formulate an overall pers ...

(5 pages) 115 2 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A short essay talking about Gulliver's Travels and how Johnathan Swift uses Satire to poke fun at Europe during the 18th century.

little people of Lilliput, however, who believe that trivial crimes deserve severe punishments. The willingness of the Lilliputians and their enemies to risk their lives in defense of their methods of ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

existence, the serch for identity

re is a universal pattern. The universal patternis that those who have found fulfillment have had a willingness to acceptchange and take risks. Conversely, those who have not found wholeness arecharac ...

(4 pages) 136 1 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Grapes of Wrath, a novel by John Steinbeck

nia. How they survive the cruelty of the land owners that take advantage of them, their poverty and willingness to work.The Grapes of Wrath combines Steinbeck adoration of the land, his simple hatred ... grew up on, much the same as the willow does. The willow contributes to the theme by showing the unwillingness of the people to be removed from their land by the banks. The latter represents the forc ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Jay Gatsby as a Pathetic Character in "The great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald

s unrealistic because 'it depends for its success upon Daisy's discontent with her marriage and her willingness to exchange it for a life of love. But Daisy's discontent, like her sophistication, is a ...

(5 pages) 230 2 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literary Essay "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey

characteristics, yet McMurphy was also given a characteristic that was shared by the two heroes, a willingness to help people.Randle Patrick McMurphy is portrayed in the novel as similar to the tradi ... he portrays characteristics of both heroes. Jesus Christ, the Western hero, and McMurphy all show a willingness to help someone. McMurphy was able to help others, as well as himself, in a number of di ...

(8 pages) 131 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Orwell's portrayal of the cold war in his book "Animal Farm"

lutions and the hopes contained in them.' Adding to the complexity of the book, it also shows man's willingness to compromise the truth. In the short scope of this novel, Orwell expresses many of his ...

(3 pages) 47 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical Thinking and decision making defined w/examples APA format 1362 words from University of Phoenix class CSS 330

ng as consisting "of an awareness of a set of interrelated critical questions, plus the ability and willingness to ask and answer them at appropriate times." Critical thinking can, and should, be used ...

(5 pages) 995 0 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marketing Project

arget Corp., and Wal-Mart. WestPoint Stevens is also the right fit for our product because of their willingness to create and invest in development of new technology. Between 1993 and 2000, WestPoint ...

(19 pages) 591 3 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Personal opinion of the harm reduction model. A harm reduction approach

beliefs pertaining to substance misuse and treatment. As a student eager to learn, combined with a willingness to grasp new concepts and ideas, I feel confident that this course will provide me with ...

(6 pages) 129 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Oedipus the King..or Oedipus the Blind!

s a little uncertain. It can be broken down into two components, Oedipus's ability to "see" and his willingness to "see".In the beginning of the play, Oedipus has perfect physical vision. However, he ...

(1 pages) 134 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

Complete tyranny can only come when the ruling power has the willingness of those being ruled. When a group of dominated persons are ignorant and unaware of the ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Consumer Culture:Troublesome Trends

members is the role of the consumer, and the members of our society are judged by their ability and willingness to play that role. The difference between our present-day society and its immediate pred ... d to play those two roles, and the norm that society held up to its members was the ability and the willingness to play them. In today's society there is little need for numerous industrial laborers o ...

(13 pages) 391 1 4.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Giles Corey as a martyr in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. Essay uses quotes from play to prove that Giles Corey held the role of a martyr.

er of Giles Corey as a martyr through his strong convictions, honesty, concern for justice, and his willingness to die for these causes. Giles Corey, a man of strong beliefs, refused to give the autho ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee; this focuses on true and false courage and the natural characteristics of courageous people.

To Kill a Mockingbird demonstrates courage by certain characters' willingness to defend and sustain their own perspective. Also, true courage involves boldness and st ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Literary devices used in "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"

ally. Icarus fell to his death because of his overconfidence and pride. This demonstrates Stephen's willingness to take risks to realize his destiny even if it includes failures.Stephen compares himse ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


ns of what would we now deem patriotism. The dictionary defines Patriotism as: "love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it." Writer Samuel Johnson had a different definition when he said that ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The makeup of an educated adult.

lities of career readiness, leadership, social responsibility, intercultural understanding, and the willingness to be a life long learner educated. (Alexander, 2002). Fort Hays State views an educated ... em as necessary to being truly educated.The most important aspect of being an educated adult is the willingness to continue learning. Lifelong learning is necessary for a person to grow. This growth i ...

(6 pages) 158 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education