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Jungian View on The Great Gatsby
Jungian View on The Great Gatsby
Jungian View on The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic story about the shallow aristocracy of the 1920’s American society, is the topic of much interpretation. This paper is a simple proposition that the “Roaring Twenties” were years dominated by an SP (part of Carl Jung’s archetypal psychology that will later be explained in more depth) society and the characters in The Great Gatsby reflect and were deeply affected by this fact. Daisy will be analyzed herein, as well a
Theater
Theater
Theater Revenge Conventions in Hamlet as compared to Elizabethan Hamlet is a play written by William Shakespeare that very closely follows the dramatic conventions of revenge in Elizabethan theater. All revenge tragedies originally stemmed from the Greeks, who wrote and performed the first plays. After the Greeks came Seneca who was very influential to all Elizabethan tragedy writers. Seneca, who was Roman, basically set all of the ideas and the norms for all revenge play writers in the Renaissa
The Development of Marriage
The Development of Marriage
The Development of Marriage Marriage has gone through many changes throughout its history. It\'s earliest forms date back to the story of creation. It has developed a great deal since then. It is a simple fact that men and women can not survive without each other. Marriage is part of the created natural order, we were meant to be together. God intended for us to be united with the opposite sex since the beginning of time. The book of Genesis tells us: "God created man in his image, He created hi
Education And The World Citizen
Education And The World Citizen
Education And The World Citizen Education seems to be becoming more and more of a controversial subject not only among government, but also with school boards, teachers, parents, and even the students. Some of this controversy is attributed to the normal routine things such as starting times, funding for clubs and sports, and more recently the rise of violence in the schools, as well as outcries from the church for the return of religion in the schools. However, people of today’s society are eve
Compulsory heteronormativity
Compulsory heteronormativity
compulsory heteronormativity Compulsory Heterosexuality Introduction In today\'s world, as humankind is still in progress, we have a much more liberated world compared to past. In terms of politics, we learned discrimination is not a honourable case to be involved in and we tried to minimize constraints reflected on "other" races, "other" nationalities, in short all of the others that are not similar to "us". "Us" is, without doubt, white, Western man. Despite all the back-drawed prejudices of o
The Birdcage
The Birdcage
The Birdcage Psychology Of Human Sexuality #9;The Bird Cage, Starring Nathan Lane and Robbin Williams is a film that explores societies views of homosexuals through the medium of humor. By creating outrageously stereotyped homosexual men, the director, Mike Nichols creates an awareness in his viewers of the biases and stereotypes that they hold . The two gay male leads, Albert and Armand are owners of a nightclub in South Beach Florida. Armand (played by Robin Williams) is in a long-term relatio
Gay Is Okay
Gay Is Okay
Gay Is Okay Gay is Okay! Should gays be treated with the same respect as all other people? Conservative Christians and gay people are going at it again. They never seem to tire of this war. Only few Christians have the guts to admit that they believe that all gays should be treated with the same respect as any other people! It seems that only a person with a number of gay and lesbian friends and acquaintances can realize the importance of getting to know the people behind the labels and images s
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Jo
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Jo
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Joy Luck Club The Struggles Faced in The Color Purple and The Joy Luck Club A common bond of struggle links the novels The Color Purple by Alice Walker and The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Rape, suicide, death, war, oppression, and racism invade the two novels. In The Color Purple, Celie overcomes racism, violence, and other issues to find dignity and love. In the Joy Luck Club, the daughters struggle for acceptance, love, and happiness. Though the ch
1. Freud defines three stages of sexuality, the or
1. Freud defines three stages of sexuality, the or
1. Freud defines three stages of sexuality, the oral, the anal and the oedipal stage. An infant in its oral stage learns that there is an external world through pleasure and pain. Human nature is governed by the pleasure principle. When the infant is being breast fed he/she feels pleasure and when pulled away from the breast the baby feels pain. The pleasure principle is a way of seeking pleasure in order to avoid pain. We can’t be happy all the time because three things threaten us. First of al
Symbolism in Hedda Gabler
Symbolism in Hedda Gabler
Symbolism in Hedda Gabler The mid-nineteenth century realist playwright Alexandre Dumas wrote the following about his drama. "If…I can exercise some influence over society; if, instead of treating effects I can treat causes; if, for example, while I satirize and describe and dramatize adultery, I can find means to force people to discuss the problem, and the law-maker to revise the law, I shall have done more than my part as a poet, I shall have done my duty as a man….We need invent nothing;
Ecofeminism
Ecofeminism
ecofeminism No political movement on the contemporary scene has achieved the astonishing range of feminism . . . the movement has generously grown to embrace issues of race, poverty, sexual preference, child abuse, war, the Third World, religion, endangered cultures, endangered species, the global environment. (Theodore Roszak, The Voice of the Earth: An Exploration of Ecopsychology, p. 238.) The term ecofeminisme was first used in 1974 by a French literary [critic] who encouraged women to devel
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in the small Moravian town of Freiberg. His father was a merchant, and his mother was his father\'s third wife. Freud and his family moved to the city of Vienna when he was almost four. This was the initial stage of the Hapsburg empire\'s liberal era. A lot of religious restrictions and unfair taxes targeted on the Jewish community were repealed. This created a feeling hope that affected the new generation of Jews, including Freud. Freud was a
American Writers And Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe,
American Writers And Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe,
American Writers And Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe, And Whitman American Writers and Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe, and Whitman Out of all the great authors and poets we have studied this semester I have chosen the three that I personally enjoyed reading the most; Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allen Poe, and Walt Whitman. These three Writers stand out above the rest for each has contributed substantially to bringing forth a newly earned respect for American Writers of Literature. Up until this point in
Portrait of the artist
Portrait of the artist
portrait of the artist Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By: Valerie Gomez Stephen Dedalus, the main character in most of James Joyce’s writings, is said to be a reflection of Joyce himself. In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the reader follows Stephen as he develops from a young child into a young artist, overcoming many conflicts both internally and externally, and narrowly escaping a life long commitment to the clergy. Through Joyce’s use of free indirect style, all of Stephen’s
Motivation
Motivation
Motivation People want to be led, not managed. And,contrary to popular belief, powerful leadership skills arerarely genetic endowments, but rather systematic techniques that can be learned and used by almost anyone. Of all the things we ever learn to do, math can be one of the easiest. Once you know these exciting, yet simple, secrets, you\'ll discover your own natural ability to do seemingly impossible calculations mentally...in a flash. Successful, ultra-creative, world-altering individuals ar
Abortion misc16
Abortion misc16
Abortion misc16 n Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for human life was to be from the mome
The Crying Game
The Crying Game
The Crying Game Ever since the Stonewall riots and the Gay Liberation movement of the 1970\'s, most people might agree that being openly homosexual is much more socially acceptable than it was in the notoriously homophobic 1950\'s. While this increasing attitude of acceptance is wonderful, it isn\'t by any means all-inclusive. What are we to make of people who consider themselves as transsexual, transgered, or not any gender at all? If we look at the media, we can usualy see transsexuals represe
Epic of gilgamesh and the bibl
Epic of gilgamesh and the bibl
Epic of gilgamesh and the bibl When children ask for privileges, adults try to impress upon them the responsibilities that come along with these privileges and the associated freedoms. This is a difficult lesson to learn, and is often learned through trial and error. This relationship of privileges and responsibility is much like that of wisdom and suffering; although privileges and wisdom are great tools, they carry with them many responsibilities, and the possibility of suffering. Such relatio
George orwells 1984
George orwells 1984
George orwells 1984 In George Orwells 1984, the story takes place in London, Airstrip One, formally called England, before it joined with North America, South America and some small European countries to form Oceania. The political system is known as Ingsoc, this consists of Big Brother, the Inner Party, the Outer Party, and the working class. The basic plot in 1984 is a simple one; it follows a man through his struggles to rationalize his existence in an upside down world. Winston Smith is the
Man who died
Man who died
Man who died D.H. Lawrence�s novella, The Man Who Died, is undoubtedly one of the most audacious attempts in depicting a Jesus diversified from the biblical Jesus. Although the novella does not refer to Jesus� name itself, it is conspicuous throughout the short story that the man who died is in fact the messiah. The novella commences with the savior resurrecting into life after a �long sleep�, referring to the messiah�s execution. As the novella progresses, Jesus revolutionizes into a
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse Michael Stiefvater Sexual Abuse At one time I thought about how child sexual abuse was growing concern in our society. Stories and interviews on TV and in the paper would keep me aware, but I always thought about how it was always happening to everyone else. One figure that lingered around in my mind was that one in six children would be a victim of sexual abuse. Having six children of my own I thought of these statistics. Knocking on wood so to speak, until it happened in our famil
alcoholism
alcoholism
alcoholism Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is responsible for death and injury in automobile accidents, physical and emotional disability, deterioration of academic performances, aggressive behavior that causes a number of other sociological problems in families and among friends. It is also the primary cause of criminal behavior and a leading cause of broken marriages. As we know it's a broad topic therefore I'll look at the role that alcohol plays in the society and it's i
When does life begin
When does life begin
When does life begin By: Sara Swanson E-mail: [email protected] Three Perspectives on When Life Begins Introduction Subject: Where does life begin? That is the age-old question. The decision that legalized the right to an abortion in all 50 states and sparked a political debate that remains charged to this day. Topic: Many questions surround abortion. What really makes someone human? Sub Topics: a) Some suggest life begins when the soul is created. b) Others advocate it is when the child is
RAPE
RAPE
RAPE �Before the rape I felt good. My life was in order. I was getting ready to get married. Afterward everything changed. I kind of lost who I was as a person� I asked him �Didn�t you have a wife or a girlfriend you could do this with?� He said �I like this better. I like it better this way.� � -Victim Testimony, Trial Transcript, People V. Eric Barnes, Kew Garden, New York, July 6, 1984. Rape is a physical attack, not sex. Rape crisis counselors and researchers define rape as a
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Jo
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Jo
The Struggles Faced In The Color Purple And The Joy Luck Club The Struggles Faced in The Color Purple and The Joy Luck Club A common bond of struggle links the novels The Color Purple by Alice Walker and The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Rape, suicide, death, war, oppression, and racism invade the two novels. In The Color Purple, Celie overcomes racism, violence, and other issues to find dignity and love. In the Joy Luck Club, the daughters struggle for acceptance, love, and happiness. Though the ch
Social research
Social research
Social research AISHA GITTENS-HIPPOLYTE Taking Two Of The Theoretical Approaches To Social Research Discussed In The Module, Demonstrate The Connections Between Their Ontological, Epistemological And Methodological Assumptions. Which Method Or Methods Would Proponents Of Each Theory Favour As A Result Of Their Assumptions. In order to understand the production of sociological knowledge one must first examine the thought processes that lay behind each piece of research. Before a particular subjec
Theater
Theater
Theater The first part of this essay will outline the main arguments of the feminist ecologists and deal with the concept of Ecofeminism. The second part will sketch the main arguments of Rosemary Radford Reuther book, "Gaia and God". The final part of this essay will analyze: Starhawk\'s The Spiral Dance, "Witchcraft as Goddess Religion", The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, and "the Descent of Inanna" and examine the pros and cons of the position that a return to goddess worship would save our planet.
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer The prostate gland is an egg-sized organ that rings the male urethra. The secretions of the prostate give nutrients to the semen. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of cancer death in men. (Ernstoff,Heaney,Peschel,1998,pviii) Like all cancers, prostate cancer is an uncontrolled cell production in a particular organ or area of the body. In the case of prostate cancer, these cells begin to split impulsively in the prostate and for
Cook 1
Cook 1
Cook 1 Research Paper T. S. Eliot Robin Cook World Lit II Professor Wong January 27, 1997 T. S. Eliot, perhaps one of the most controversial poets of modern times, wrote what many critics consider the most controversial poem of all, The Waste Land. The Waste Land was written using a fragmented style. This is a style that is evident in all of Eliot’s writings. There are several reasons for his using this approach, from a feeling of being isolated, to a problem articulating thoughts (Bergonzi 18,
The Heavens Gate Suicides
The Heavens Gate Suicides
The Heavens Gate Suicides RED ALERT! Hale-Bopp brings closure to: Heavens Gate. This is the greeting one receives upon visiting the Heavens Gate web page. It is a haunting message that was left behind when 21 women and 18 men took their own lives on March 23, 24, and 25, 1997. This mass suicide was under the supervision of Marshall Herff Applewhite, the cults charismatic leader. Heavens Gate was not Applewhites first cult. It was the latest of three organizations that he and his partner, Bo
Does Sex Education Work
Does Sex Education Work
Does Sex Education Work The question is no longer should sex education be taught, but rather how should it be taught. Over 93% of all public high schools currently offer courses on sexuality or HIV. More than 510 junior and senior high schools have school-linked health clinics, and more than 300 schools make condoms available on campus. The question now is, are these programs effective, and if not, how can we make them better? Kids need the right information to help protect them-selves. The US h
The Ending Of King Lear
The Ending Of King Lear
The Ending Of King Lear Few Shakespearean plays have caused the controversy that is found with King Lear’s ending scenes. Othello kills himself, Macbeth is executed, and of course in hamlet, everyone dies. Lear, however, is different from other Shakespearean classics. Is Lear mad or lucid? Is Cordelia really dead? Is Edmund’s delay explainable? What is the nature of the Lear world that occasioned all of this? How does Knight’s thesis relate to the ending? Critical commentary varies and appears e
Thomas More: Utopia
Thomas More: Utopia
Thomas More: Utopia The historical Thomas More, the author of Utopia, was an extraordinarily complicated man who tied up all the threads of his life in his heroic death. The Utopia is the sort of complicated book that we should expect from so complicated a man. It is heavy with irony, but then irony was the experience of life in the Sixteenth Century. Everywhere--in church, government, society, and even scholarship--profession and practice stood separated by an abyss. The great difficulty of iro
The Color Purple
The Color Purple
The Color Purple Gender Roles “The Color Purple” Gender roles play a very important role throughout “the Color Purple.” Each character in this book are very different from each other. They guide one another through life and help each other figure out who they really are. Sophia and Shug both influence Celie, who is skinny, weak, and dependent of others, and we see her role change throughout the novel. Celie who is weak and submissive strives to be like Shug. Shug\'s independence and self relianc
A Comparison of the Women
A Comparison of the Women
A Comparison of the Women of Wharton and Deledda Two writers, both women, both from different backgrounds. Edith Wharton was high society. Grazia Deledda was a commoner from another country. Though both wrote almost exclusively to their won regions, their portrayal of women was quite similar. In Wharton’s Ethan Frome she has two women, both distinct from one another. In Deledda’s La Madre, two women also make up the bulk of the story. But there are many more similarities in these works. Released
Another Salem Witch Trials
Another Salem Witch Trials
Another Salem Witch Trials The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, which resulted in 19 executions, and 150 accusations of witchcraft, are one of the historical events almost everyone has heard of. They began when three young girls, Betty Parris, Abigail Williams and Ann Putnam began to have hysterical fits, after being discovered engaging in forbidden fortune-telling (not dancing naked in the woods) to learn what sorts of men they would marry. Betty\'s father, the Reverend Samuel Parris, called in
Christians and Contraception
Christians and Contraception
Christians and Contraception Why it is Your Choice, and Why Christianity Was Wrong in the Past Contraception is defined by Webster’s II New Riverside Dictionary as “the prevention of conception. ” Its synonym is “birth control”; defined as “the avoidance of unwanted pregnancies by preventing fertilization by the use of contraceptives or continence. ” It is argued that many forms of birth control are not in fact contraceptives because they do not interrupt the conceptual process, but merely inhib
Pornography
Pornography
Pornography Pornography Suppose one accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin's suggested statutory definition of pornography. How does one who generally accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin's views on the pervasively harmful effect of pornography, and who accepts a need for legal redress of the harms perpetrated by pornography, deal with pornographic material? The ordinance proposed by MacKinnon and Dworkin would deal with such material by enacting legislation which gives people adversely affected by the works, w
Does the mass media cause undesireable social cons
Does the mass media cause undesireable social cons
Does the mass media cause undesireable social consequences with specific reference to pornography It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a s
Feminist Revolution
Feminist Revolution
Feminist Revolution In the latter half of this century while the New Right has managed to remain unified, organized and focused the Left’s major weakness has been that it has been anything but; in fact it is difficult to ascertain whether the Left hold any shared tenets. There seems to be the vague understanding that left-wing politics are associated with being pro-woman, pro-labor and anti-racist; however even these extremely general sentiments are often confused and mistakenly conflicted.1 Fem
The Role of Prejudice in 'The Merchant of Venice'
The Role of Prejudice in 'The Merchant of Venice'
The Role of Prejudice in 'The Merchant of Venice' THE ROLE OF PREJUDICE IN THE MERCHANT OF VENICE This paper discusses the subject of prejudice in the William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice. I. Introduction William Shakespeare's satirical comedy, The Merchant of Venice, believed to have been written in 1596 was an examination of hatred and greed. The premise deals with the antagonistic relationship between Shylock, a Jewish money-lender and Antonio, the Christian merchant, who is as ge
Rossetti's Feminism
Rossetti's Feminism
Word Count: 2158 The Victorian period marked the first traces of progress in the feminist movement, and poet Christina Rossetti embraced the advancement as her own long-established principles slowly became publicly acceptable. Her poem Goblin Market comments on the institutions in Victorian society that she and her feminist contemporaries wished to see altered, creating modern female heroines to carry out its messages. The goblins serve as malicious male figures to tempt the innocent heroines, s
Gays In the Military
Gays In the Military
Gays In the Military Very often political institutions reflect the will of society and set the precedent for norms that will be expected of its members. The United States Military is still enforcing archaic policies which threaten to harm the principles our nation was founded upon. The principles of freedom and equality are those that every American holds closest to their heart, that is unless you are in the military and are gay. The issue of gays in the military has developed into a case of whe
Shakespeare - Comedy
Shakespeare - Comedy
Shakespeare - Comedy Shakespeare - Comedy Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night's Dream and Much Ado
Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage
Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage
Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage Over time, marriage has been the solid base for procreation and child rearing, which is the foundation of family and social life. There is recognition that allowing polygamous or closely related couples into our marriage system would be dysfunctional in our society. Does this not apply to same-sex marriage as well? The social unacceptability of same-sex marriage, the danger of contracting AIDS, and the bad influence on children prove that same-sex marriage shoul
Lord of the dead
Lord of the dead
Lord of the dead ( This essay is a response to Benhabib. ) EDUCATION, DISCOURSE, AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF IDENTITY 1 In order to see some of the strengths and weakness of identity politics as an approach to thinking about education, we need to make a distinction that is implicit, but not explicit, in Seyla Benhabib�s essay. For there are at least two distinct conceptions of identity politics at work in her discussion, and criticisms appropriate to one may not apply to the other. The first persp
Sex marriage
Sex marriage
Sex marriage By: Anonymous Same-sex marriage There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is homosexual marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights. Those of morals, family values and religion; and those of equality, constitutionality, and right to privacy. The aspect with the most relevance is constantly left up to debate. Homosexuals are 'gay' d
Pornography And Sex Crimes
Pornography And Sex Crimes
Pornography And Sex Crimes “What is going on?” were the only words I could pull from my shaking mouth. I will never forget the pain in my gut when I opened the door to find my nine-year-old sister watching a porno. “I found it in Billy’s room and wanted to see what it was, I’m sorry Jes.” As I watched tears role down her face, a feeling of rage exploded within me. It was then that I realized that pornography is not only being watched by adults, but being explored by our youth as well. What has o
Raise The Red Lantern
Raise The Red Lantern
Raise The Red Lantern Raise Raise the Red Lantern �All the world�s a stage; all of us are taking the elements of plot, character, and costume and turning into performances of possibilities�(Ward1999: 5) Raise the Red Lantern tells a compelling and sorrowful story of a young women whose life is destined to be ruined in a male-dominated society. This can be an awakening of some sort to any woman. As Ward states in her text, women learn the rules of our half of the world as well as those of t
Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation is believed to have started in Egypt 2,000 years ago and spread from there. Only a few years ago, FGM was considered a cultural tradition, but now the United Nations has labeled it as a violation of human rights. Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United States has declared Female Genital Mutilation grounds for seeking asylum and is a punishable offense (1). Many of us never heard of Female Genital Mutilation un