Realism Essay Topics

Shocking and realistic

Essay Question: Analyse the methods used to make the opening battle sequence of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ both shocking and realistic. After living through the battle of Omaha beach on D-Day, U.S. Army Ranger captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) is given a new assignment: to find Private James Francis Ryan (Matt Damon). Ryan’s three brothers have all… View Article

Is anybody still a realist?

Realism, as we all know is the most outstanding theoretical paradigm that is involved in international relations; moreover, it is composed of many schools of thoughts that encompass a single idea. No matter how “unreal” or intangible the ideas may be, still, for many scholars, it plays a vital role in discussing international relations. In… View Article

Realism and idealism

Following their discussion on realism and idealism, the authors of Justice Among Nations move on to yet another highly interesting discussion, this time on the basic conflict between reason and revelation. Pangle and Ahrensdorf focus on their curiosity with regards to God’s providential existence as well as the aloneness of human beings if there is… View Article

Political Realism

According to realists, the conduct of international leaders differs very little from the conduct of a leader of a criminal organization. Realists’ underlying assumption, i. e. that the international system is in the condition of perpetual anarchy, is close to how crime bosses perceive the neverending competition between different gangs, clans or “crime families”, like… View Article

Ethan from – Realism

The rise of Realism in 1855 was the time when farming began to industrialize, communication expanded through railroads, and Nationalism was yet again revived. On top of all these important transformations that have marked this period of time was the significance for literature with a new audience, new settings, and new characters. The novel, Ethan… View Article

Causal Realism & Idealism

We next part of the chapter the book discusses is Cogito, “I think, therefor I am” means that the act of thinking presupposes the existence of the subject – the thinker. This is important because it requires no other predicates. The mere act of questioning means that there is a questioner. The reading material then… View Article

Realism in Romantic poetry

Reality is abstract, as it depends on every individual’s own perspective. When Wordsworth says, “world is too much with us”, it depends on us how we look at the world, as every being has a world of his own. We acknowledge the events around us with whom we can relate, but ignore many other changes… View Article

The Rise of Realism- Questions

1. Define the term “Muckraker.” Be sure to include the name of the person who created it. The definition of Muckrakers is that they were American journalists and novelists during the first ten years of the 1900s. They exposed and wrote about the corruption that was happening in the government and business. Theodore Roosevelt was… View Article

Structural realism

I. Introduction Of the general theories of international relations, neorealism – or structural realism, as Waltz called it – is the one that is best confirmed by events after 1989 between the United States of America (USA) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Neorealism as a theory argues that the actions of states,… View Article

Social Realism

Social Realism, whether it is on paintings, photography and films became a tool for artist to let its audiences have a glimpse of what is really happening in the world. In many cases, arts such as paintings, photography and films are endeavor of the upper end of the society (i. e. the socialites). These things… View Article

DuBois and Washington: Realism in Fiction

In both DuBois’ work, The Souls of Black Folk, and Washington’s work, Up from Slavery, the reader is presented with viewpoints of emancipation from the oppressive slavery of being controlled under the harmful influences of the white elite. The stories of rising above one’s personal struggle and finding freedom during a time corrupt with racism… View Article

An Artwork of Modern Realism

Edward Hopper’s painting called ‘Portrait of Orleans’ pictures the town of Orleans back in 1950. The painting shows the point of intersection of a town road at daytime, with the viewer standing a little to the right in the middle part of the road. There are buildings on the further right side of the viewer,… View Article

The Realist Approach to International Relations

The realist approach to international relations has its roots in the state’s pursuit of power and the outright importance of the state above all else. Realism states that international relations should not be studied as how things should be but as how they are. We can distinguish between the ‘economic person’, the ‘religious person’, the… View Article

A Brief History of Drama

The time period from about 1650 to 1920 was ever changing in the world of drama. Neo-classicism sprung up from Greek and Roman models in Europe during the Enlightenment, Romanticism struck the Globe in the 1800’s based on principles like emotion, intuition and seeking God. During and after the 1800’s naturalism and realism began to… View Article

Realism and Naturalism

Throughout the history of theatre there have been many schools and styles. Theatre is ever changing as a reflection of society and what society wants. But out of all these styles, there are two which, when blended, produce a type of theatre that can always live and flow with society and not drastically alter to… View Article