Essays Tagged: "Alcohol"

Drug Abuse Among American Teens

ay crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that are involved in drug abuse ... rugs. The mass media provide messages that shape and reinforce people's beliefs and attitudes about alcohol and other drugs. The media play an important role in prevention because they reach millions ...

(6 pages) 501 1 4.7 Nov/1996

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

Mise-En-Scene Analysis The Untouchables

Mise-En-Scene Analysis The UntouchablesElliot Ness, a treasury agent, has been tryingto stop alcohol from being smuggled into the United States.He feels that the key to putting an end to the al ... Al Capone, behind bars.But there is a small problem, Ness can't seem to be able tolink the incoming alcohol, or any other crime to Capone.Until, Oscar Wallace, the uptight, "dorky", government officia ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


food to live. And if you don't take care of the baby, it wouldn't come out. Like if you do drugs or alcohol, it will ruin the child.There is one exception that I would have is if the girl got raped. E ...

(3 pages) 177 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Edgar Allen Poe

nk. Despite his frequenting liquor, he couldnever hold it well. He would easily become ill from the alcohol. Allan angrily withdrewPoe from school, and a few months later Poe left home. For th ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

The Advantages of being legal

on would alsoput marijuana dealers out of business and it would bring revenue to the government likealcohol and tobacco does. Some opposition to legalizing marijuana is that traffic fatalitieswould in ... m visits are marijuanarelated. The fact is that this statistic purposely excludes the legal drug of alcohol, a drugnotorious for causing violence and accidents. A marijuana related emergency room visi ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.5 Apr/1997

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

Drug Problems in the US and its Prevention

ust, which are taken for the purpose of getting high, but no medical use. Other substances, such as alcohol and nicotine, may be purchased legally without prescription and are commonly abused. But in ... redients in patient medicines. These nostrums were used to cure any aches, depression, nervousness, alcoholism, menstrual cramps (Weil, p.83).As a result of the ready availability of these addicting d ...

(6 pages) 309 0 4.7 Oct/1996

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

Inner-city substance abuse

s been engulfing America's inner-cities since the early 80's 3.Heroin, is also making a comeback 4. Alcohol and marijuana are still verypopular in the lower and upper classes 5. There are some very di ... The upper classes drug of choose ispowder cocaine. The less fortunate classes prefer rock cocaine. Alcohol ispopular in both classes but also in different forms. The upper and middleclass teenagers s ...

(19 pages) 195 2 4.1 Mar/1997

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

Don't touch my monkey. About sexual addiction

ours by a window for forty seconds of nudity and the compulsive gambler hunching on a long shot. An alcoholic's relationship with alcohol becomes more important than family, friends, and work. The rel ... comes more important than family, friends, and work. The relationship progresses to the point where alcohol is necessary to feel normal. To feel "normal" for the alcoholic is also to be lonely and iso ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

entIt all began on board ships that were bringing the first Europeans to America back in the 1600s. Alcohol was a very popular drink and was considered a necessity. Water could not always be trusted t ... ral hundred years. Milk would spoil very quickly. Tea and Coffee needed to be imported from Europe. Alcohol, however, could be easily made without a big hassle.People considered alcohol to be very imp ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay on "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allen Poe.

d his moms death. The narrator is self-destructive by killing or hurting all things that loved him, alcoholism, and recognizes his self-destructiveness.Alcoholism was a factor in the narrator's self-d ... ness.Alcoholism was a factor in the narrator's self-destruction. He wasted hours at the local pubs. Alcoholism drives him to stab an eye out of his cat, Pluto by saying, "My disease grew upon me-for w ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

"The Concubine's" Children by Denise Chong, includes personal comment

ides to immerse herself in nothing but schoolwork all the time to distract herself from the men and alcohol with which her mother is involved. She eventually marries and has a child, Denise, the autho ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Around the World

ply for entertainment no one could tell. The onlything we all had in common was our goal to consume alcohol.As soon as I walked in the room I immediately could see and smell the smokethat was lingerin ... general area of the tap. Once I had my beverage, I decided to go visit the rooms tosee what kind of alcohol was being served. This party was an "around the worldparty" which meant that every room had ...

(5 pages) 52 2 3.7 Dec/1996

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

The Hard Lesson

. Word spread quickly throughout our school about the upcomingSaturday night party. There was to be alcohol, girls, and dancing--all anybodyneeded to get into a lot of trouble. This party was to be li ... quite some time before they had arrived at the party. I too was starting to feel the effects of the alcohol and just laughed at them. We then sat down and played a drinking game. During the game we re ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Black Cat by Poe. A Comparison between the movie and the book

ng and caringhusband, who is very fond of animals. He describes to the reader how his obsession withalcohol is like a disease. He gets more irritable everyday because his cravings for alcoholbecome gr ... aring husband. The wife toldher husband he was not the same man she married. The film shows how the alcohol madethe man abuse his wife for more drinking money. There is no hint of affection for animal ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

Alcohol and American life have had a long and usually friendly relationship. Until themid 1800's, al ... s. Early on, a few strict religious interests began to advocatetemperance, which is abstinence from alcohol. Then most major denominations took it upas a cause. At first, they mainly combated drunkard ... ws or local option laws which allowed each county or municipality to decidewhether to allow sale of alcohol. When these interests saw the opportunity to glorifyprohibition of alcohol on a nationwide s ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Drinking and Driving and what you can try to do to stop your friends from drinking,

ly age group who's number of deaths are increasing instead of decreasing. Outright denying teens of alcohol doesn't work. That just makes young adults want alcohol even more. What's sad about drinking ... is that every one of them could have been easily prevented. So, if you cannot deny adolescences of alcohol, why not just educate them on simple precautions that can be taken to prevent drinking and d ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Legal drinking age - 21 For Everyone?

ormed into a responsible person capable of handling the burden that comes with the right to consume alcohol. The drinking age is too high in this country. Why enact laws to prohibit an act that will b ... pposition may say that the higher drinking age discourage teenagers and young adults from consuming alcohol. They say the laws that force merchants to refuse to sell alcohol to persons under 21 years ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.3 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Little Lushes

n said that they are 'binge drinkers,' or people who have had more than four drinks in a row. Also, alcohol use among 12 to 17 year olds has risen .9% over the past three years (137). Lack of entertai ... over the past three years (137). Lack of entertainment on college campuses and easy availability of alcohol can lead to underage drinking as well. Here at UWEC, it is easy to find a party where alcoho ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

Lowering the drinking age

jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume alcoholic beverages legally? It is hard for me to comprehend as a young American that we can be perm ... directly involves one's own life. By setting the standard drinking age at 21, a taboo was placed on alcohol for young people. Perhaps by settling the standard drinking age to 18 young adults would no ...

(4 pages) 269 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Public Education System

ople. Clearly, issues such as the tragedy at Columbine High School, dealing with parents divorcing, alcohol and drug use amongst teens, greater instances of bullying from peers, and new standards for ...

(3 pages) 171 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education