Essays Tagged: "bad decisions"

The Theme Of Blindness in King Lear

peare incorporates this theme into. Each of these character's blindness was theprimary cause of the bad decisions they made; decisions which all of them would eventually come to regret.The blindest ba ... use of Lear's high position in society, he was supposed to be able to distinguish the good from the bad; unfortunately, his lack of sight prevented him to do so. Lear's first act of blindness came at ...

(7 pages) 154 0 4.2 Aug/1996

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

King Lear, Searching for Vision

, and the image and exercise of power dominate his person. But a series of losses (based on his own bad decisions), a 'fool' of a conscious, a powerful storm, a 'supposed' crazy man, and the death of ...

(6 pages) 107 1 4.1 Nov/1996

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

Oedipus rex by Sophocles

ry of Oedipus Rex, Sophocles portrays the maincharacter, Oedipus, as a good natured person that has badjudgment and frailty. Oedipus makes a few bad decisions and iscondemned to profound suffering bec ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

rough irresponsible behaviour such as the elopement of Lydia with Mr Wickham, and ill-judgments and bad decisions made by Mr Bennet, Mr Darcy, Mr Bingley... The Bingley sisters are also made fun of fo ... a's unguarded and imprudent manner" (Elizabeth). Her constant flirting with the officers give her a bad reputation, especially when she elopes with Mr Wickham, and lives with him unmarried. In Austen' ...

(9 pages) 102 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

How romeo is responsible for his and juliet's own deaths.

the story of two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who meet and fall in love, and through a series of bad decisions and chance occurrences, end up dead in the course of a week. But who, if any one perso ... actions and thoughts in the story a wealth of good arguments can be debated. Romeo is impulsive, a bad decision maker, and has a very unstable mind and personality. All of these qualities aid in doom ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Manifest destiny.

A lot of changes were occurring and citizens were still unsure of how the United States would turn. Bad decisions were made; experiences teach us what to do and how not to do it. Ultimately we become ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was the grandmother at fault for the families demise in a "good man is hard to find".

r accident and an unwanted encounter with an escaped convict named the Misfit. The grandmother made bad decisions on the trip ultimately handing the family over to death, which leaves only her at faul ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oliver Cromwell went from leader to a dictator, people dont like it.

to be painful leader. He has been a good leader to England in war and government, but has made some bad decisions. He has banned theaters and some religious groups from England. England once again has ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was christopher Coloumbus a hero or villian?

or Villain" Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, 13). His unwillingness to listen to others caused him to make bad decisions which ended up causing harm to the Indians. "He selected an unhealthy and inconvenient ... s that Columbus knew that slaves were against Spanish law but he had them anyway.Columbus made many bad decisions in which the Natives were harmed. Columbus was a selfish and greedy person. "He lined ...

(2 pages) 63 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ethical Decision Making Paper Charles M. Krolick

First lets state the obvious. Decisions that are made disregarding ethics are bad decisions. It leads to nothing but trouble. Example: Enron, the decision that the CEO and others ... Should he have said no and been fired? This depends on how strong your personal ethics are, and how bad the consequences are of the decision you must make. I guess it comes down to, can you sleep at n ...

(2 pages) 207 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This essay is about how in Shakespeare's Hamlet, Hamlet's revenge wasn't an act on himself

character in the play. Fortinbras' good decisions and self-control, as well as, Hamlet and Laertes' bad decisions can be attributed to the outside guidance they receive.Fortinbras, son of the slain Ki ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

By the 1850's the Constitution became a source of sectional discord, ultimately contributing to the failure of the union. This tries to disprove this statement. *AP US DBQ from 1987

styles that lead to the downfall. Poor political decisions such as the Kansas Nebraska Act, lead to bad decisions which worsened the tensions of the union. The economic differences ultimately lead to ...

(6 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cloning

more, politics always becomes part of such issues (as it already is) and when thathappens, good and bad decisions will be made that will adversely affect the whole humanrace. That is what is so scary ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ethical problems of organizations.

(pg 197)In fact, some of these stakeholders can affect or be affected by business decisions. So any bad decisions a company makes affect its stakeholders as we are going to see in the following cases. ... he following cases.With the collapse of Enron many of the stakeholders suffered the consequences of bad decisions made by the company. For instance, employee's retirement savings were wiped out and th ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Battle of Shilo.

eneral Albert S. Johnston. The South was outnumbered in overall strength, but critical mistakes and bad decisions throughout the battle would make the difference. Though the South managed to catch the ... to catch the Union by surprise they failed to capitalize due to poor planning, lack of supplies and bad decisions.The Union Army had penetrated the defense of the South by taking control of Forts Henr ...

(7 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"King Lea"r - Theme of Blindness.

speareincorporates this theme into. Each of these character's blindness wasthe primary cause of the bad decisions they made; decisions which allof them would eventually come to regret.The blindest bat ... cause ofLear's high position in society, he was supposed to be able todistinguish the good from the bad; unfortunately, his lack of sightprevented him to do so. Lear's first act of blindness came at t ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.0 Jan/2006

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

Juvenile Delinquency

ell him/her what to do or not to do, who to hang out with, where to hang out, and what are good and bad decisions. It is understandable that most parents have to work and aren't able to be home to wat ...

(2 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Presidential power and the power to vote.

ctly by other people. Also he doesn't understand what he's talking about most of the time and makes bad decisions. A good example of his abuse of power was declaring war on a country that has no effec ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Importance of Efficient Market Hypothesis

lows..." (Bowman, 1994, p2). With millions of traders as monitoring mechanism, management's good or bad decisions will reflect on the share price instantly. Since the primary objective for managers is ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Abe Lincoln Log Cabin To White House

are real risky but I will not take those kind of risks. But while he is president he makes good and bad decisions. But mostly good decisions. But if you asked me I would say that this book would be go ...

(1 pages) 619 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers