Essays Tagged: "adulthood"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

en children- five boys and six girls- six of her children died. Only one of my brothers survived to adulthood, and he died unexpectedly when he was twenty. At ten years old, my childhood was shadowed ...

(7 pages) 202 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Pressures of todays youth

y and age are tying to look act, and overall seem older. Youths face many dilemmas in their trek to adulthood yet, they still try to obtain adulthood earlier by going through the "proper" rites of pas ... following their leader off of the face of a cliff. Some teens think that drinking is a passage into adulthood because the law states you must be 21 to drink . The logic of some teens then indicates th ...

(2 pages) 169 1 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jeffry Dahmer "heart Of Darkness". A look into the makings of a killer as exemplified by Jeffry Dahmer

up. They all have the same thoughts, the same feelings, and the same needs. Even as they grow into adulthood, there is a subtle difference anyone can crossover in either direction at any time. One cl ...

(4 pages) 138 2 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ethical Values

ser together and make our bond stronger. Family unity is my family watching me grow from infancy to adulthood, guiding me with good values. Family unity is communicating with each other.Unfortunately, ... believe it's like teaching an old dog new tricks. A child needs direction from the childhood up to adulthood not the reverse. I recall coming home from school to an empty house. My parents were worki ...

(3 pages) 220 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Huckleberry Finn's Struggle With Conscience

considered it an excellent example of a story tracing the journey of a young man from childhood to adulthood. Through the years, readers have enjoyed seeing Huck grow from a young, carefree boy into ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Loving in Truth: Creating a Society of Living in Harmony in the 21st Century

live, as a world-class power or even as a democracy--with such high rates of children growing into adulthood unprepared to parent, unprepared to be productively employed and unprepared to share in th ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Summer of the Falcon" by Jean Craighead George

th the teaching of a bird to fly and take commands. June becomes mature and grows form childhood to adulthood, In the end of the story, June is not a child anymore. Neither is the falcon. It has fully ... d his own experiences, he changes to a strong male falcon (symbolizing the change from childhood to adulthood of June). Freedom hurts Zander no more. Instead, freedom helps him to mature and life is m ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A review of "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger

this on a long term basis is to assist children in maintaining their innocence from the dangers of adulthood.In chapter 16 we have the first reference to the meaning of the novel's title, The Catcher ... nd on the other hand to stay a child, living in a world of security and innocence. He has perceived adulthood as a fallen condition characterized by evil, falsity and betrayal and so has tried to evad ...

(4 pages) 222 2 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from age 12 or 13 through age 19 or 21. Although ... ure in which it occurs. In societies that are simple, for example, the transition from childhood to adulthood tends to occur rather rapidly, and is marked by traditionally prescribed passage rites. to ...

(7 pages) 347 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How peer pressure affects my social behavior.

em older. I deal with these struggles everyday in my life. Kids face many dilemmas in their trek to adulthood yet, they still try to obtain adulthood earlier by going through the "proper" rites of pas ... mes the scenario of follow the leader.For example, some teens think that drinking is a passage into adulthood because the law states you must be 21 to drink. The logic of some teens indicates that if ...

(4 pages) 241 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Depression and Relationship Study

eceived in childhood, positive or negative, has a great effect on relationship functioning later in adulthood. But there are two links between child-rearing and relationship functioning: attachment st ... ildhood and affect relationship functioning, and both exert a reciprocal influence on each other in adulthood. The researchers of this study wanted to examine all the correlation's between type of car ...

(5 pages) 246 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Cystic Fibrosis

icantly improved its outcomes. Today more than 60 percent of babies born with cystic fibrosis reach adulthood, and further advances, particularly in the field of gene therapy, may produce even better ...

(4 pages) 141 1 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

First Love. Refers to Vladimir, in Turgenev's "First Love", and Tatyana, in Pushkin's "Eugene Onegin"

First Love: Pathway to AdulthoodLove is one of the strongest emotions that a human being can feel. It can arise ever so sud ... nally trying, the experience allowed them to make the transition from innocent youth to enlightened adulthood. The feelings associated with love range from the highest highs to the lowest lows, but on ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jackaroo" by Cynthia Voigt. Gwyn Versus Tad

ain standards in which they were to follow developing into young adults. From their transition into adulthood, Gwyn and Tad went through considerable changes. Gwyn, secretly went against the beliefs o ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analytical paper on the tragic figure of Lancelot in T.H White's "Once And Future King"

to escape the hellish life that his hideous face would otherwise hold in store for him. Lancelot's adulthood was spent trying to overcompensate for this ugliness by performing Herculean feats and goo ... imself a failure. His childhood was spent dreaming about what he must do to overcome his fears, his adulthood was spent counterbalancing those fears several times over, and his later years were spent ...

(7 pages) 30 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

personal interpritation and coments on "catcher in the rye", how does the book relate to todays world.

ing Holdens trip he comes across a few peoplewho help him adjust to the transition of childhood and adulthood. When he adjustshe makes the decision to become a person who helps keep kids young. It too ...

(1 pages) 56 3 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life-span development chap. notes

. Aries used samples of art to conclude life development consisted of only two phases:* Infancy and adulthood* Results biased toward only studying European Aristocrats2. Egyptians, Grecians and Romans ... labor laws, juvenile justice and compulsory education laws7. Developmental changes occur throughout adulthood* increasing average life expectancies - study of aging* elimination of mandatory retiremen ...

(2 pages) 238 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The prompt for this essay was, "Do you agree or disagree with the drinking age in the United States?" This essay explains and gives reasons why the drinking age should be lowered in the United States.

emost, the strongest argument for lowering the drinking age has to do with the American standard of adulthood. By our standards, a person is considered an adult when he or she turns 18. Adults are giv ... ge should be lowered to 18. They include a need for parental supervision, the American standard for adulthood, as well as cultural reasons as compared with other countries worldwide. These reasons are ...

(3 pages) 515 6 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Teenage Parenthood

iscovery that she may not be able to meet the needs of her child. Having been thrust into premature adulthood, she cannot possibly confront life and challenge parenthood with maturity. Therefore, it c ... hich a teenage single mother is unable to provide this foundation. She cannot prepare her child for adulthood because she has yet to reach it herself. These are the reasons why only a two-parent house ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Single gender versus co-educational schools pros and cons

that boys and girls should grow up, interact, and live through similar situations together, before adulthood. And even though there are differences among the sexes, kids should become accustomed to t ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education