Realism Essays (Examples)

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Scandalous Art Of The 19th Century

Pages: 4 (1327 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:73431158

Realism in Art in Paris in the 19th Century Prostitutes and Third Class Carriages
The 19th century was a century of Realism, Romanticism and Victorianism; a conflict existed in society between wanting to explore boundaries (the romantic aspect), expose reality, and wanting to cover over … (the romantic aspect), expose reality, and wanting to cover over indecencies (the prudish Victorian aspect). Puritanism and prurience defined the two juxtaposing poles. Realism was like the middle ground, the area of the field that artists sought to highlight. Yet, for artists like Courbet, Daumier and Manet, … du mal, a work of romantic era writings (Michallat, 2007). What makes Courbet’s painting unique, however, for the time was its focus on realism: the bodies of the two lesbian lovers are not idealized but are rather depicted with all their imperfections evident. The faces of the … by Daumier, Manet and Courbet depicted either a……



Browne, E. (2020). The third-class carriage. Retrieved from 

Clark, T. J. (1999). The painting of modern life. Princeton.

Michallat, W. (2007). Lesbian inscriptions in Francophone society and culture. Durham Modern Languages.

Millett-Gallantt, A. (2010). The disabled body in contemporary art. Palgrave Macmillan.

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Disguise In Fairy Tales

Pages: 6 (1826 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:20447702

...Realism Disguise in Fairy Tales
Deceit is the purpose of disguise, whether it is well-meaning or not. Cinderella dons the disguise of a beautiful princess to win the heart, mind and affections of the handsome prince. The wolf in Grimm’s “Red Riding Hood” dons the disguise of Red Riding Hood’s grandmother in order to eat the girl after he has already eaten the grandmother. In The Ballad of Mulan, the girl dons the disguise of a man to fight in the Chinese Army. In all three cases, disguise is used to deceive, though the intention would not seem to be malicious in every case. However, in Anne Sexton’s modern re-telling of Cinderella, there is a hint of outlandishness about the Cinderella tale that gives the story an ironic and satirical ending: the prince and Cinderella live happily ever after because they stay eternally youthful, never have to deal with children or……


Works Cited

“The Ballad of Mulan.”

Brothers Grimm. “The Cat and Mouse in Partnership.” 

Brothers Grimm. “Red Riding Hood.” 

Jurich, Marilyn. Scheherazade's sisters: Trickster heroines and their stories in world literature. No. 167. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1998. Sexton, Anne. “Cinderella.”

Tatar, Maria. "Female tricksters as double agents." The Cambridge Companion to Fairy Tales (2015): 39-59.

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The Rise Of The Opium Trade In Afghanistan Following The US Invasion

Pages: 14 (4271 words) Sources: 15 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:85024812

One of the problems with the “war on terror” as first conceived in the wake of 9/11 was that it lacked objectivity and realism (Taddeo, 2010). The mission calculus was unclear, the operation involved lacking in all the variables of iSTART (ideology, strategy, tactics, accounting/financing, recruitment, targets). ……



Almukhtar, S. & Nordland, R. (2019). What Did the U.S. Get for $2 Trillion in Afghanistan? Retrieved from 

Barno, D. (2007). The Other War: Counterinsurgency Strategy in Afghanistan 2003– 20. Military Review, 87(5), 32–44.

Barton, G. (2016). Out of the ashes of Afghanistan and Iraq: the rise and rise of Islamic State. Retrieved from 

Felbab-Brown, V. (2017). Afghanistan’s opium production is through the roof—why Washington shouldn’t overreact. Retrieved from 

FM 3-24. (2014). Retrieved from 

Hitz, F. P. (1999). Obscuring Propriety: The CIA and Drugs. International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 12(4), 448-462.

IrishTimes. (2001). Britain freezes £61m of suspected Taliban assets. Retrieved from 

Kiras, J. D. (2002). Terrorism and Irregular Warfare, in John Baylis, James Wirtz, Eliot Cohen and Colin Gray eds., Strategy in the Contemporary World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), 208–232.

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Influence Of The PRC With Great Power Competition Globalization

Pages: 6 (1708 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Essay Document #:99402887

...Realism The Influence of the PRC
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is the state that most influences contemporary international security. The globalization of the Communist superpower projects brings employment and economic growth. Since joining the World Trade Organization, China has become an increasingly influential participant in the global economy, and has used this increase in wealth to finance its other ambitions, including re-establishing itself as a great maritime power and increasing its influence over the South China Sea and nuclear development within the Indo-Pacific region.
People’s Republic of China Context
The People’s Republic of China emerged as the winning side in the post-WWII civil war between the Communist Party of China and the ruling Kuomintang. The latter was exiled to Taiwan, the PRC invaded Tibet, and the next change to the shape of the Chinese map was the return of Hong Kong and Macau to PRC rule in 1997……



Chatzky, A. & McBride, J. (2019) China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative. Council on Foreign Relations. In possession of the author.

“China as a Trading State” (n.d.) In possession of the author. s

“Foreign Direct Investment” (n.d.) In possession of the author.

Global Times (2018) Best strategic opportunity since the Cold War. Global Times. In possession of the author.

Hoffman, S. (2002) Clash of globalizations. Foreign Affairs. July/August 2002. 105-115.

Morrison, W. (2017) China’s economic rise: History, trends, challenges, and implications for the United States. Congressional Research Service. September 15, 2017. In possession of the author.

NIC (2017) Paradox of progress. National Intelligence Council. In possession of the author.

Pollack, J. (no date). Competing visions: China, America and the Asia-Pacific Security Order. In possession of the author.

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Traditional Literature

Pages: 5 (1363 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:58377892

...Realism Folktale: Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm is a narrative tale and one can easily read it aloud to children. It is about two siblings whose father is a poor woodcutter and can no longer afford to feed the family. The cruel and selfish mother convinces the woodcutter to abandon the children in the forest, which he sorrowfully does. The children make their way back home the first time because Hansel is clever enough to drop stones as their father takes them into the forest. The stones reflect the moonlight at night and Hansel and his sister follow them home. The mother is furious, however, and so they do it all over again—but this time Hansel uses breadcrumbs, which the animals of the forest eat. So they are left to wander. Eventually they arrive at a witch’s house. She pretends to be friendly but then locks……

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The Coen Brothers True Grit

Pages: 1 (387 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:99296977

… films of the same genre from the 1940s and 1950s. Save for John Ford’s Westerns, like The Searchers, which had a bit of realism mixed in with the sentimentality, there is not much comparison worth noting. The Coen Brothers created a film that is true to the ……



Coen Brothers. (2010). True grit. LA: Paramount Pictures.

Dirks, T. (n.d.). The history of film. Retrieved from 

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Impacts Of Long Distance Relationships On Interpersonal Communication

Pages: 6 (1902 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:90404057

...Realism What are the Impacts of Long-Distance Relationships on Interpersonal Communication?
Long-distance relationships can essentially go one of two ways: they can make relationships stronger and fortify the bond between people, or they can reveal that distance is too great an obstacle for the relationship to be sustained. One of the major factors in determining which way the long-distance relationship will go is the factor of interpersonal communication and what the two parties expect, need and can deliver. If the distance cannot meet expectations or needs and support delivery, the interpersonal communication variable is likely to be negatively impacted. This paper will explain how it depends completely upon what type of communication is needed by the individuals in the long-distance relationship and what kind of relationship they have had in the past. Distance is unlikely to be the only issue to impact interpersonal communication; however, it is the one that……



Etcheverry, P. E., & Le, B. (2005). Thinking about commitment: Accessibility of commitment and prediction of relationship persistence, accommodation, and willingness to sacrifice. Personal Relationships, 12(1), 103-123.

Farrell, J. E., Hook, J. N., Ramos, M., Davis, D. E., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Ruiz, J. M. (2015). Humility and relationship outcomes in couples: The mediating role of commitment. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 4(1), 14.

Johnson, A. J. (2001). Examining the maintenance of friendships: Are there differences

between geographically close and long?distance friends?. Communication Quarterly, 49(4), 424-435.

Johnson, A. J., Haigh, M. M., Becker, J. A., Craig, E. A., & Wigley, S. (2008). College students’ use of relational management strategies in email in long-distance and geographically close relationships. Journal of Computer-mediated communication, 13(2), 381-404.

Keller, M. (2013). Social media and interpersonal communication. Social Work Today, 13(3), 10.

Maguire, K. C., & Kinney, T. A. (2010). When distance is problematic: Communication, coping, and relational satisfaction in female college students' long-distance dating relationships. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 38(1), 27-46.


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