Essays Tagged: "apprehensive"

This is a research paper on math anxiety for a liberal arts math class including biblography

ticle in Encyclopedia Encarta, anxiety is defined as " emotional state in which people feel uneasy, apprehensive, or fearful." Several different things can bring on anxiety. Such as fear, one's feelin ...

(5 pages) 134 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Shape of Things," by Neil LaBute and directed by Barry Kyle

, The Shape of Things, was the one in which I enjoyed most. I felt like the director was incredibly apprehensive about the way the audience would absorb this play, because I have seen this play portra ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A basic drama essay on The Crucible

ot want anyone to find out.I would play the character of Abigail so that she seems very worried and apprehensive, I would do this because it would make her seem like she has a very guilty conscience. ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Perspective of Jesus Christ during the Last Supper.

I had never had trouble transforming my thoughts into actions that communicated to these men, I was apprehensive about the task at hand this evening. While these men had given up everything to be with ... me after having devoted their entire lives to following me? Why would He allow this to happen?I was apprehensive about even thinking His name. I had seen his power and I surely wished to remain in his ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


ncluding hiring scaffolding and various other props with the school's funding. The cast were rather apprehensive about the amount being spent and later Ms Hamlet admitted that they had overspent. It w ...

(5 pages) 102 4 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Major Causes of the Great Depression.

rosperity at all. Ever since the resolution of the First World War, the nations of Europe have been apprehensive of the cocoon spun by America's commerce isolation. One of the major causes of the Depr ...

(3 pages) 104 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

How does Browning Shape our Reaction To The Duke in His Dramatic Monologue 'My Last Duchess'?

chess is now and what exactly she's done. We also already feel remotely sorry for her, and a little apprehensive about her fate. This is because the Duke says 'Looking as if she were alive', which can ...

(6 pages) 70 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Analysis on Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

e plot and sets the mood as well. This effective foreshadowing puts the reader in a suspenseful and apprehensive mood because the reader knows that young Goodman Brown will have upcoming trials and tr ...

(3 pages) 201 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Discussion of the inner struggle Henry Fleming faces - the difficulty faced during the progression into manhood.

very, valor, boldness, intrepidity are all synonyms of the word courage. For a man, courage is more apprehensive timidity than glorious expectance. Something as simple schoolyard brawl can define cour ...

(4 pages) 46 2 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The manipulation of photographic images discussed in "The Tradition: Fact and Fiction" by Robert Coles

ts a poor woman and her two children, dressed in rags and holding tight. The mother has a tired and apprehensive look on her once beautiful face and the children have hidden their faces behind her sho ... ing wheel of a car, facing the camera but not directly looking at it. Our attention is drawn to his apprehensive, empty, overworked look. But Coles also shows the whole picture from which this image w ...

(4 pages) 38 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The role of uncertainty in Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher. Uncertainty leads to suspense and fear which drives characters towards insanity and causes readers to empathize with the narrator.

cause he fears Madeline "is...hurrying to upbraid [him] for [his] haste" in burying her; he becomes apprehensive and anxious at the sounds he hears in his house, not knowing if they are coming from th ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

The Scarlet Letter

ical fiction book of our choice, after much deliberation I chose The Scarlet Letter. At first I was apprehensive at the quality of this novel and in my opinion I was right. However this book review is ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Lessons from the Locker Room This essay talks about several things that I learned in my time as a football player

ice. Although I knew a little about the game, I had never played football before, so I was somewhat apprehensive about what might happen. The coaches guided us through a series of tests designed to pl ...

(8 pages) 54 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ion of danger; anxiety; alarm or dread. Fear is man's response to the unknown, as one tends to feel apprehensive of what they cannot understand. People feel the need to explore their surroundings in o ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Drama of Things

and the development of the characters. Neil LaBute, who wrote and directed the play, was incredibly apprehensive about the way the audience would absorb the information. The movie was not concerned at ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cocaine Dependency

ther products (e.g. Coca Cola, from which it was later eliminated). However, the public soon became apprehensive about cocaine because of the instances of addiction, psychotic behavior, seizures and e ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Freedom Of Speech - what does this mean??

h is characterized by chaos, disorder, anarchy, instability, uncertainty and confusion. It is quite apprehensive to think about where our society is heading to. But, we know that the direction of soci ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Causes of World War 1

as the superior nation. In example of a nationalistic cause in the war, Austria-Hungary was getting apprehensive when the Slavs in northern part of their empire wanted to unite with Serbia. Of course, ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

A Special Day in the Fifth Grade

chilly day in November when I brought home the permission slip and had it signed. Never once was I apprehensive about traveling alone to the city without my family. I was eager to sit with my friends ...

(1 pages) 22 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Journey to the Interior

sented in this poem, Margaret Atwood is delving into the mysteries of the human mind, uncertain and apprehensive "many have been here, but only some have returned safely".'Journey to the Interior' ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays