Man Essay Topics

Superior Man

On the contrary, the Tao for the Taoist represents the opposite. They replace their emphasis of the Confucian on “ownership” and control of the Tao with a turning away from all that is positive (Dagnabitt). The Tao is realized through the rejection of the faculties of man. Therefore, one knows Tao without forethought and sometimes… View Article

The Innocent Man

“The Innocent Man” apparently is the story of Ron Williamson, who spent 12 years on Oklahoma’s death row after having been convicted of a murder he did not commit; the book is more than Williamson’s touching story. Co-defendant Dennis Fritz was wrongfully convicted of murder but sentenced to life in prison. Together with Williamson he… View Article

Is Warfare in Nature of Man?

War has always been a companion of man and a part of human existence. In the human history only few years have been absolutely peaceful when all peoples of the globe lived in friendship or at least without conflicts. Already the fist weapons, invented by man, could be used as weapons of war. So war… View Article

The Divide Between God and Man

Religion is a common theme in poetry. In the Norton anthology Modern Poems, several poems from many eras discuss or refer to religion. Six in particular show a progression of man’s slow destruction of his relationship with God and the world. “Imperial Adam” by A. D. Hope begins this sequence by the unique way sin… View Article

The underground man

The underground man is amusing and thought-provoking. His assertion that his intelligence is the reason for his isolation must have some truth; that he should be so socially inept at his age is probably explained by his acute sensitivity, but it is interesting to think that it might also have been his isolation that has… View Article

Metamorphosis of a Man

Often times, a novel will introduce, at most, one or two characters that change throughout the course of the story. Christine Sparks’ novel, The Elephant Man, is different in that it features quite a handful of characters that are dynamic – characters that change throughout the story. Out of those characters, Dr. Frederick Treves is… View Article

The Michelin Man

The Michelin Man goes to show that Michelin tires are either longer lasting than other brands or it can mean that you as a consumer get to grow old literally because all this time, you were able to avoid accidents using the said brand of tires. The Michelin man can also mean that given the… View Article

The elderly man

My response to situation number four is not to charge the elderly man. First and foremost, a prosecutor’s duty entails determining what cases should be prosecuted. In effect, this means, acting as a “strainer. ” This means that decisions are based on several factors such as “limited resources, difficulty in enforcement, and not to mention… View Article

A Refutation of the Descent of Man from Apes

Perhaps even before the time of Darwin, man had already started asking himself where he had come from, and somehow the Theory of Divine Creation – that man was rather created as himself and has not descended from any other animal – proved to be rather insufficient as a means to explain his roots. Scientific… View Article

Old Spice

Old Spice is one of the most popular companies in America that specializes in male grooming products. It was founded by William Lightfoot Schultz in 1934 and began by creating products for women in 1937, closely followed by male cologne in 1938. The company originated in the colonial times and chose the theme accordingly, thus… View Article

Sins and Virtues of Man

There are many sins and virtues attributed to the characters in Eliduc, Everyman, and The Pardoner’s Tale. The characters that I wish to examine for their sins and virtues are those of Eliduc, Guildeluec, Everyman and The Pardoner. The first character, Eliduc, had both virtues and sins, both beautifully displayed in his tale. He was… View Article

Gender Roles in The Thin Man

The period of the 1930s was an offshoot of the “roaring twenties” or the “jazz age”, a time when women gained a heightened sense of prominence in the society after the First World War saw young men leaving their homes and their work in response to the nation’s call to arms (Freedman, 1974, p. 374)…. View Article

The representation of masculinities in “Death of a Salesman”

Introduction Death of a Salesman reveals the story of an American man confronting failure in a success-driven society and shows the tragic path which eventually leads to his suicide. Willy Loman believes in what he considers the promise of the American Dream wholeheartedly, which is based on the Declaration of Independence stated by Thomas Jefferson… View Article

Masculinity in “A View from the Bridge”

Arthur Miller wrote this play in 1955. He has written many other plays including All My Sons, which was a success at Broadway. Miller was born in 1915, in New York City, but both his parent had emigrated to the US. This play revolves around emigration, so Miller has had a lot of personal experience…. View Article

Gender wage gap

Gender wage gap is defined as difference between the mens earnings and also the womens earning according to hourly earnings, annual earnings or even weekly earnings. Gender wage gap is referred to difference between an average of all male earnings and all female earning in comparison to percentage of the male earnings (Shamie, 1986). In… View Article

Six Young Men Analysis

“Six young men” by “Ted Hughes” who was a son of a soldier in the First World War and was one of the two percent of his regiment that survived Gallipoli. This poem is on a picture of six young men who are about to go to war. Hughes is criticising war and saying that… View Article

A handful of dates

Children like to copy their favorite character. They imagine themselves to be like that person when they get big. Like this, a young boy , the main character of the story, “A Handful of Dates”, by Tayeb Saleh, imagine himself to be like his grandfather, when he get big. The story describes the childhood of a young boy, who… View Article

Snatch Theft

Last Thrusday , when I was on my way home from my sports practice , I encountered an incident which I would never forget . It was a very hot day . The sweat broke out all over my body and trickled down my back.Out of the blue , I heard a loud scream …. View Article

Defeat in The Old Man and the Sea

“As human beings, our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” To achieve a goal in life, man must persevere through all pain and suffering and continue to search for the light at the end of the dark tunnel. The journey of The Old Man and the Sea… View Article

Atticus Finch Monologue Analysis

Atticus Finch Monologue, analysis Gentlemen, I shall be brief, but I would like to use my remaining time with you to remind you that the case of Mayella Ewell vs. Tom Robinson is not a difficult one. To begin with, this case should have never come to trial. The state of Alabama has not produced… View Article

Gender Roles in “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

During the 1900’s, women, specifically black women, were considered to be property of men in the United States, especially down south, in states such as Florida and Georgia. Legally, women had no voice. For example, if a woman was abused by her husband, the court system would not acknowledge it even if it did really… View Article