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24 Jun 2024

Pride and prejudice - Joe Wright (2005) - To what extent do the male characters' actions serve to characterise their personalities?

Essay - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

This document analyzes the difference in the male characters' personalities in the movie Pride and Prejudice. It aims at providing a presentation of the characters that is out of the box.

21 Jan 2024

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (1813) - Love

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

Love, a theme that has been the focus of many novels over the last few centuries. No novelist, however, has mastered to approach it in such a unique manner as Jane Austen. During the Regency Period in 1813, Jane Austen wrote and published her illustrious novel Pride and Prejudice, where...

21 Jan 2024

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (1813) - Money

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

Money, a theme that had been the focus of many novels over the last few centuries. No novelist, however, has mastered to approach it in such a unique manner as Jane Austen. During the Regency period, when wealth and status defined relationships, Jane Austen wrote and published her illustrious...

18 Jan 2024

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austin (1813) - 19th century English Society

Text commentary - 2 pages - Modern history

Society, a theme that has been the focus of many novels over the last few centuries. No novelist, however, has mastered to approach it in such a unique manner as Jane Austin. During the Regency Period in 1813, one of the most transformative eras in European History, Jane Austin wrote and...

20 Feb 2024

Pride & Prejudice, The Dance Scene - Joe Wright (2005) - Should and can the cinematographic reinterpretation of « Pride and Prejudice » be exactly similar to the novel?

Artwork commentary - 1 pages - Film studies

« Pride and Prejudice » is initially a novel of manners written by Jane Austen. The plot takes place in the 19th century. It focuses on the Bennet family, especially Elisabeth Bennet, the main character of the story. The extract we're studying here takes place in the beginning of the...

25 Jan 2023

Middlemarch, Part 6, Chapter 56 - George Eliot (1871-1872) - How does George Eliot, through a posterior view and a description of fictitious events, manage to present the prejudices of the time on the progress?

Text commentary - 3 pages - Economic politics

In 1919, Virginia Woolf writes, about Eliot's contribution to English literature, that her masterpiece Middlemarch is "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people". Indeed, Eliot's novel is known for its realism and its psychological insights on its different characters from...

28 Jul 2020
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Pride and Prejudice, Volume II, Chapter 3 - Jane Austen (1813)

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

This fragment is located in the third chapter of the second volume of the book. This chapter is showing that Elizabeth Bennet has been rejected by Mr Collins, cousin of the Bennet sisters and the heir to their properties. Its principal function is to show us that this rejection has touched her...

21 Jun 2012
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Define prejudice and discrimination from a sociological perspective, discussing cultural determinism, ethnocentrism and other aspects

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Prejudice refers to the “preconceived opinion or bias, against or in favor of, a person or a thing” (Marshall, 1994: 414). Prejudice can refer to a negative attitude toward an entire group or category of people. All port defined prejudice as an antipathy “based...

05 Sep 2011
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The Pride and Prejudice of Elizabeth: An Analysis of the Heroine in Pride and Prejudice

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

This paper gives an analysis of characters of the heroine in Pride and Prejudice-Elizabeth. Pride and Prejudice is generally considered as one of the Jane Austen's most popular works. After reading the novel, people will be attracted by Elizabeth's intelligence, wit and...

29 Sep 2010
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Literary devices and style in pride and prejudice

Book review - 15 pages - Literature

Sound effects connect the 2 words in the title ?Pride and Prejudice? right from the start of the novelv(also used in Sense and Sensibility). This connection between Pride and Prejudice helps define the 2 main characters of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, and participates in the...

05 Jul 2009
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Poignant prejudice

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Arthur Schopenhauer, a German philosopher of the late 18th century once said, ?The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by...

22 May 2009
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Caring for patients in alcohol-dependent: Prejudices and attitudes against alcoholic patients

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Alcoholic patients often uncomfortable caregivers in general and doctors in particular. Trigger behavior among health professionals emotional reactions that directly affect the nature of the therapeutic relationship. These reactions, called against-attitudes, are rooted in the relationships that...

13 Jul 2009
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Comparison of Pride and Prejudice: The novel and the Bollywood adaptation

Thesis - 3 pages - Film studies

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”(Austen 2001: 3). This is the well-known first line of Pride and Prejudice, the acclaimed novel by Jane Austen published in 1813. This line establishes the...

08 Apr 2008
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Discrimination and Prejudice

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Philosophy

Researching prejudice is so undoubtedly crucial to the modern family because in order to eliminate something, we must first be fully aware of it. If it is not implemented from the very beginning of the development process that such intolerance and discrimination is totally unacceptable, a...

24 Jul 2008
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Reducing prejudice through exchanges between equals

Essay - 8 pages - Psychology

America prides itself on its immigrant culture and great progressive values that have been the key to political, economic, and technological superiority. Indeed, the United States is comprised of a diversity of cultures and ethnicities. Even with its progressive history and values, America is far...

06 Sep 2022

A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf (1929) ; Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus - Mary Shelley (1818) - The Quest for Education

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

While analyzing A Room of One's Own and Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus, the quest for education among the youth in England and the prejudices they had to overcome in their quest to receive an education will be explored. The characters will elaborate on various social and system...

10 Aug 2022
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Stigma on mental illness

Dissertation - 24 pages - Sociology & social sciences

When society labels someone as being less desirable than others, this amounts to being stigmatised. Stigma usually encompasses three fundamental aspects. The first aspect is ignorance or being deficient in knowledge regarding something or someone. The second element is prejudice or...

25 Nov 2022

Islamophobia, Gender and Migration

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This presentation is about Islamophobia, Gender & Migration. While Islamophobia can be thought of as the fear of those who are Muslims or assumed to be Muslims, this discrimination and fear have increased and often been justified since the events of 9/11. Migration, another aspect of my topic,...

04 Aug 2021

In what way storytelling helped shape feminism in our current society?

Essay - 3 pages - Philosophy

I choose the notion of the Idea of Progress. To illustrate this notion, I decided to talk about the idea of progress in feminism. Before I start, I'd like to give a quick definition of the notion: the idea of progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. As a...

29 Sep 2016
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A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry, 1959 - Racism, an inherent theme throughout our times

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

One of the most important themes in "A Raisin in the Sun" is the unity of the family in overcoming racism. The plot essentially deals with the plight of one family to overcome their personal differences and strive together towards a common dream. The book is about the Youngers, a poor black...

16 Feb 2015
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"The spiritual in art" of Wassily Kandinsky

Case study - 4 pages - Literature

Wassily Kandinsky is, for many, the inventor of abstract art, that is, the man who abolished the object. The elimination of the figurative was for him a combat several years and does not unfold in the area of the formal or aesthetic, but concretely. The larger exterior differences do not exclude...

18 Dec 2008
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The effect of black soldiers in the Civil War

Essay - 9 pages - Modern history

Throughout the history of the United States, Africans and African-Americans have consistently been treated as second-class citizens. This prejudice is most apparent and appalling in the system of slavery that lasted for more than two hundred years in the United States. In the 1800's...

18 Mar 2009
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An analysis concerning stereotyping people in connection with their dialect

Thesis - 6 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Language is primarily considered to perform two major functions in society. It is designed to convey information to those around us as well as establish and maintain relationships. However, linguistically (albeit from social stereotypes) certain paradigms relating to class, social and financial...

14 Apr 2010
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The untold gossip

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Jane Austen begins her novel, Pride and Prejudice, with one of the most famous lines in literary history, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” (1). These opening lines reveal the nature of the...

27 Nov 2013
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Jane Austen on historical issues

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Jane Austen has been accused in the literary world of neglecting to write on any important events or issues. However, there have lately been quite a few studies that argue otherwise. In fact, many would argue that Austen's genius stems from her style of addressing these issues in a subtle manner....

10 Jan 2011
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Career management: Women and the Glass Ceiling

Thesis - 27 pages - Human resources

There has been an increase in the participation of women in the professional world today. They are becoming increasingly qualified and skilled. However, this increase in opportunity has not led them into illusions and they do not consider themselves lucky. They do not compare their situation to...

09 Jan 2009
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Vision in the prologue and battle royal scene of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

Book review - 8 pages - Literature

The most predominant theme in a noel full of them—Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man—is that of vision. More specifically, in Ellison's novel, how characters in the novel see the world reflect the prejudices and inaccurate perceptions of the society in which the protagonist lives....

06 Nov 2008
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Bias against blacks and hispanics in the criminal justice system

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Is there a racial bias in America's criminal justice system? This seems like a fairly straightforward yes or no question, yet it has caused heated debate between researchers throughout the second half of this century. Recently the debate has intensified as several states move to enact a...

18 Mar 2009
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Aggressiveness and violence in humans and its relation to the upbringing

Case study - 12 pages - Psychology

Aggression is a common behavior in humans. It is not necessary to regard aggressiveness in a person as a bad quality for it has been found to be necessary in animals and is a part of nature. The more aggressive animal in a species is generally more successful, powerful and gains control over...

28 Aug 2014
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Changing the attitude of stereotyping

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Cofer asserts that to end stereotyping “…the transformation has to occur at a more individual level (Cohen, Samuel S.56)” In The Myth of the Latin Woman Judith Ortiz Cofer highlights the need for individuals to shun stereotyping since it raises misplaced conceptions that breed...