Ecstacy Essays

  • Agony And The Ecstacy

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    The Agony and the Ecstacy depicts Michelangelo’s struggle to become the embodiment of Renaissance humanism. In the course of the novel Michelangelo must overcome the interference of his family, religious dogma, political intrigue, papal patronage, military campaigns, and artistic jealousy to realize his artistic ambition. Despite his father’s opposition, twelve-year-old Michelangelo becomes an apprentice, first to painter Ghirlandaio and then to Bertoldo, a sculptor, who directs a school financed

  • Ecstacy Abuse

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    stimulate growth hormone release which aids in fat reduction and muscle building. Now it is very popular as a recreational drug due to its pleasant alcohol-like hangover- free high and strong sexual effects. Some street terms include Liquid X, Liquid Ecstacy, Georgia Home Boy, Grievous Bodily Harm, and Scoop. GHB is not approved in the US and has been banned from over-the-counter sale by the FDA (1990). GHB has not yet been scheduled as a controlled substance by the DEA, and therefore simple possession

  • Emily Dickinson

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    nature of the finite and infinite. She aims to elucidate the incomprehensible, life, death, and the stages of existence. The subjects of life and death have been a traditional theme in poetry and they are central to most of Dickinsons poems. Love and ecstacy are also primary in her poems and they are often cconcerned with celestial betrothal. In the poem "Death is a subtle suitor", Dickinson illustrates the love-death symbolism, an explicit rendering of deatyh as the lover who transports her in his carriage

  • Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita - The Shocking Lolita

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    moral in tow. For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I shall bluntly call aesthetic bliss, that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other states of being where art (curiosity, tenderness, kindness, ecstacy) is the norm"(314). This statement is taken from the epilogue that he wrote after the novel to state his intentions. The work has no other meaning than to shock the reader. None. Why would Nabokov bother taking the time to write a three hundred

  • Techno Sublime Essay

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    I began my inquiry into the "techno-sublime" by keying the term "techno-sublime" into Googe to see if the term had been coined before. Whilst there was no exact match, the first site that opened was, 'The Chillout . clubbing is a planetary experience'. I had long been interested in the event of the techno-dance party, that total awesome experience where there is a collapse of individuality and a loss of individual boundaries as "I" become part of the collective

  • We Must Have a Right to Privacy

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    ears of technology follow us everywhere. There are those enamored with the rush of technology, who b elieve that the best of worlds is one in which everyone can peer into everyone else's lives. In fact, we now live in a world consumed with "the ecstacy of communication" (Karaim 76). Americans line up to reveal their darkest secrets of their m ost intimate moments, or just "hang out their dirty laundry" on the numerous television talk shows. The more exposure, the better. So it may be absurd that

  • The Monster’s Birth in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    In the Romantic novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly, the selection in chapter five recounting the birth of Dr. Frankenstein’s monster plays a vital role in explaining the relationship between the doctor and his creation. Shelley’s use of literary contrast and Gothic diction eloquently set the scene of Frankenstein’s hard work and ambition coming to life, only to transform his way of thinking about the world forever with its first breath. In this specific chapter, Victor's scientific obsession appears

  • A Shop Window At Christmas

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    Winter was coming in London and the shop window looked dull and drab in it’s out of season clothes. The shop window had an out of character sense about it, as Christmas was coming and the shop still had the dusty decorations of all hallows eve in it for sale. The windows looked like they hadn’t been cleaned for months. The door hadn’t swung open for weeks and so the interior had gradually faded into a state of disrepair and had lost even the pretence of a greatly visited and popular shop. In short

  • Comparison of Emily Dickinson Poems

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    Dickinson’s poem, it is used as an ironic statement to prove that people go to extreme lengths to hide their pain. Along with irony, both poems contain a paradox. In “I”, it is “success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.” In “VIII” it is “the ecstacy of death.” Both poems also repeat the same idea in a number of ways.

  • Depression and Love in The Horse Dealer's Daughter

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    The way in which events are organized in a story is important in conveying a message to the reader. In D.H. Lawrence's short story, The Horse Dealer's Daughter, the plotting of key events in Mabel's life contributes to the overall depressive effect and meaning. First, Mabel's mother dies, causing her to have extreme depression. Then, this depression leads her to seek suicide. Her seeking suicide unites her with Dr. Fergusson, who in turn becomes her lover in the end. This story explores Mabel's struggle

  • The Day I Found Joy

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    Saturday morning he taught us all a lesson of life, of love, of all the beautiful things that exist in the world. He reminded me of the words of Jesus Christ: "Heaven is not here or there, it's inside of you." It's a state of mind, it's the ecstacy of breathing, is inner peace, is happiness. So you, whoever reads this, smile, hug a friend, go home and kiss your parents, the ones that gave you the great gift of life. Shake hands for no reason--maybe he needs it. Be thankful for everything

  • Jerome Nettles "Exstacy"

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    that allows you to escape from the cruel reality of the world but for this escape you had to sacrifice your wellbeing by being handicap to this getaway. Ecstasy is this sacrifice known to take you into a world that you never thought you could enter. Ecstacy on the corner famous name is Molly. This not your typical walk through the park drug. Ecstasy brought happiness through adolescents in mid-1900. It also became very interesting to therapist, psychiatrist and other researchers that never could continue

  • Jack Kerouac's On The Road - Carefree? On The Road essays

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    around you, leaving you severed, forsaken, and alone. The book finally ends at the parting of Sal and Dean in New York, the final repeated thought being "I think of Dean Moriarty". It would seem that living life for the moment exposed Sal to great ecstacy and torment, but it is the torment that rings the clearest in his prose, the bittersweet quality that echoes through even the happiest passages. "Love is a duel," rages Sal when he leaves Terry. Nowhere is this more apparent than in his love for the

  • Hamlet Deceit Analysis

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    The Deceit of Hamlet In the play, Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare many characters use deceit to behave irrationally. Deceit is often used in politics and everyday life to acquire power and success. Irrational behavior of deceit is often shown by characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Hamlet’s and Claudius’ behavior of irrationality stems from their bitter hatred towards each can be explained using principles of behavioral economics. Shakespeare’s, Hamlet, shows deceit in three ways. The

  • The Deceit of Hamlet

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    The Deceit of Hamlet Deceit is often used in politics and everyday life to acquire power and success. The theme of deceit is often repeated in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Hamlet’s hesitation in killing Claudius, and Hamlet’s eventual death are a direct result of deceit in the court. Hamlet tries to deceive everyone into thinking that he is crazy. He believes that with this "antic disposition" he can kill Claudius without any consequences, and avenge his father’s death. When Cladius and Polonius hear of

  • Ephedrine: The Weight Loss Wonder Drug?

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    Healthy College Student Related to Ephedrine Toxicity from a Ma Huang – Containing Drink. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17(5), 437-8. Zahn, K.A., Raymond, L. L., Purssell, R.A. (1997). Cardiovascular Toxicity after ingestion of Herbal Ecstacy. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 17(2), 289-291.

  • Abnormal Psychology: Bipolar Disorder

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    objectid=B2138CDB-0C42-4B6F-8AF50CA8903055A7&dsection=6 Mood Disorders: Tired? Depressed? Check your Thyroid, May 1994. Paula Dranov. 18 March 2005. Fleischauer, Eric. The curse of a bipolar disorder: Ecstacy (sic) & Despair. The Decatur Daily, 13 March 2005. http://www.decaturdaily/news/050313/bipolar.shtml Butler, Michael. Clinical Research Coordinator: Radiant Research, Seattle, WA. Psychiatry in Practice: Assessment Tools. Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceuticals

  • Raves

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    We’ve all seen them before. Maybe at a bus stop, in our schools, or at the coffee shop. “They” look odd enough to frighten a circus clown, but for some reason, they always smile when you look their way. Perhaps it’s that their hair is the color of the sunset or that their pants look like they could house a small family. It could be that their headphones seem permanently glued to their ears and that they’re never afraid to groove on the sidewalk. Whatever the reason, you know that “they” are not quite

  • Ketamine: An Escape From Reality

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    Ketamine: An Escape From Reality Ever since I was little, people have warned me about the horrible effects that illegal drugs have on your life. My generation has been taught to think of mind altering drugs in a very negative light yet many people still take these drugs. The general reason that people give to explain this is that the drugs feel good. This seems like a very vague response especially since we have been taught that the negative effects outweigh the bad. Why does it feel good and

  • Argumentative Essay Drugs

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    While working in a rehabilitation center in San Diego, I had the opportunity to work with many different types of addicts and abusers. The one type of addict that truly stood out to me was drug addicts. There are so many different types of drugs in this world that it is overwhelming to hear that kids and teens today are experimenting with drugs such as, cocaine, meth, and other new forms of hybrids. Drugs are supposed to be prescriptive medication to help with illnesses and ailments. During the last