Essays Tagged: "attitudes and values"

Reasons For Dropping Out of School

, individual choices and affect of drugs on students. In my opinion, each person has his or her own attitudes and values regarding education. Nevertheless, according to many people, education is basic ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde

r aspects normal that the original audience found hilarious. This is due to society's ever-changing attitudes and values. With no knowledge of the culture or the attitudes of the society of the origin ... r misunderstand many aspects of the play, if they have little or no knowledge of the culture or the attitudes of the society of the original audience. Many ideas and cultural aspects have been modifie ...

(6 pages) 69 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" "Character Theme of Canterbury Tales"

er is ugly, with a scary face, but also turns out to have a very ugly personality, between his job, attitudes, and values, which come out through his physical descriptions.**.Chaucer's use of physical ... l for wine. Chaucer's image of the Summoner with "his face on fire" helps describe his fiery attitudes, even though it directly refers to his facial features. He is prone to drunken rages, ofte ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Uses of Public Relations, citing 2 examples

her institutions, and with society at large. The managements of institutions need to understand the attitudes and values of their publics in order to achieve organizational goals. The goals themselves ... ction.Public relations are used many ways, anticipating, analyzing and interpreting public opinion, attitudes, and issues that might impact, for good or ill, the operations and plans of the organizati ...

(5 pages) 220 0 2.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Conduct a critical examination of the role of leadership in organisational cultural change.

speaking culture is a set of rules and behaviour patterns that shape a society. It is the beliefs, attitudes and values that exist within a society. (Shein,1984). In an organisational content, cultur ... ed of several separate communities, departments or work-groups each with its own artefacts, values, attitudes and beliefs.In the motor industry for example, design engineers are distinctly different f ...

(12 pages) 379 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Summary Notes on Genre of Crime Fiction

udents must consider:How CF adapted to different eras and culturesHow these adaptations reflect the attitudes and values of these eras and culturesWhy CF arose as a genreWhat social and cultural condi ...

(19 pages) 126 3 2.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Culture and it's impact on the business world.

lture's influence, the market impactIntroductionCulture consists of specific learned norms based on attitudes, values and beliefs which exist in every society. Attitudes and values differ from one cou ... r a manager is to control, while their British counterparts believe it is to co-ordinate. Different attitudes towards power can be seen. Cultural forces also play a major role in shaping a company's g ...

(6 pages) 450 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Contextual aspects of Edwardian England and Shaw's personal context

Shaw utilizes several examples of class system, gender roles, education and religion to reflect the attitudes and values of people during the particular era.The class system in Edwardian England had c ... an era had a strong sense of Christianity. Women were given full equality in worship. The Christian attitudes are present in Shaw's "Pygmalion", making it relevant to the period in which it was writte ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Motivation in the Workforce

in determining whether a company will succeed or not. What is motivation? Motivation is the set of attitudes and values that predispose a person to act in a specific goal directed manner. It is an in ...

(4 pages) 126 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Social psychology

ndividual's behaviour, when involved in a group setting. People who conform change their behaviour, attitudes and values to suit those within a group. An individual would live up to the expectations o ... nt types of conformity:Compliance: an individual would conform to the group's values; behaviour and attitudes publicly but privately had their own views.Identification: you would value your membership ...

(9 pages) 195 1 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Shawshank Redemption", directed by Frank Darabont, attitudes and values, techniques used, essay

ltimately redemption. All these aspects of the Shawshank Redemption either challenge or confirm the attitudes and values of the reader.The film examines how people are placed behind prison walls, whil ... ltimately redemption. All these aspects of the Shawshank Redemption either challenge or confirm the attitudes and values of the reader.

(4 pages) 85 1 5.0 Jun/2006

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

How are the main characters in "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood constructed to represent the text's underlying values and attitudes?

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood constructed to represent the text's underlying values and attitudes?Fictional texts are rarely constructed to present a neutral account; instead authors const ... s. These viewpoints are manifested through the author's construction of the main characters and the attitudes and values they represent. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is one such text that ut ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A discussion on "To Kill a Mockingbird" and an evaluation of the Ken Watson Quote

of view of a six-year old. Using this point of view, Harper Lee has a major advantage of depicting attitudes and values across to the reader. However, there is a debate as to whether her own adult op ... t issues. Scout somehow depicts the adult world accurately and presents a truthful portrayal of the attitudes, values, beliefs and issues surrounding it. This is a major advantage for Harper Lee as it ...

(4 pages) 11 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Advertisement Essay on the Influence of the Media on Young Teenagers Today

l tool used by the media to portray an image, change an idea or shape an attitude. They draw on the attitudes and values of which people hold in society. They promote particular beliefs and ways of th ... However, many of these do not have a great outcome towards the people of society.One of the common attitudes present in advertising, that surround many young people today, is the attitude towards the ...

(3 pages) 84 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A Feature Film Analysis of Values presented by the Central Characters in "The Shawshank Redemption" and "The Hurricane"

Feature films, like any other text, aim to influence or challenge an audience on the basis of their attitudes and values. To achieve this, most feature films use central characters who share the basic ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.7 Sep/2006

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

History lesson plan key stage 1

MerthyrCreative skills - drawing pictures of the pastPersonal and Social Education - learning about attitudes and values and knowledge of the past.Introduction (25minutes)Ask aboutAuthor, illustrator, ...

(1 pages) 983 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Can a single reading explain the meaning of "Othello" by William Shakespeare?

ed from it, and they will change over time as they are examined during in different contexts, where attitudes and values may be entirely different. To make sense of a text, every representation produc ... ty constantly evolve over time, the ideas of readings also begin to morph, relative to the cultural attitudes and beliefs. Each reading is dependent on their context and applies its own historical, cu ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Analysis of two films: "The Shawshank Redemption" and "The Hurricane"

Feature films, like any other text, aim to influence or challenge an audience on the basis of their attitudes and values. To achieve this, most feature films use central characters who share the basic ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Heart Of Darkness: Summary Notes - Study Guide

earanceReaders trace his ideological development as it corresponds with a manipulation of their own attitudes and values.Exterior Characterisation of KurtzInformation must be gleaned from the narratio ... ch otherThrough these continual contrasts, readers are manipulated and forced to question their own attitudes towards colonisation.Frame Narrator vs. MarlowThe frame narrator and Marlow come from the ...

(20 pages) 88 3 4.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A sociological perspective of prostitution in contemporary Singapore: Is prostitution a form of work?

n is freely chosen as a form of work. Ultimately, the sex industry is structured by deeply embedded attitudes and values, which are oppressive to women, for it depends upon the naturalization of certa ... ups of workers merely use their bodies as a tool of trade. The concern lies in the variation in the attitudes society pose to these workers. Prostitution is socially constructed through time and socie ...

(11 pages) 54 0 4.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology