Essays Tagged: "Body piercing"

Body Art Banning.

In today's society, the most prominent form of body modification is tattooing. Tattoos can range from large and obvious to small and personal (Body ... the iceman that was discovered in the Alps in 1991 had tattoos. Cultures cite different reasons for body adornment and celebrate the body as a ground on which all cultures inscribe significant meaning ... n cultures as a positive mark of identity (Tattoos). But while many cultures and religions embraced body art as statements of devotion or status, some went as far as forbidding it. For instance, the K ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Body Piercings: An Enlightenment and a Step Back in Time.

cient civilizations and empires that conveyed their spiritual, social and religious beliefs through body piercing, several people would think they are not as appealing as pop-star Brittney Spears' 'cu ... ps whose piercings are as sacred as an expensive porcelain vase.For the narrow minded and ignorant, body piercing is limited to teenagers and a freak or two. However, it is something that can be seen ...

(5 pages) 58 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

To Pierce or Not to Pierce Body piercing is rooted very deep in our past. With this deep history we are able to look at the reasons people choose to get certain body parts pierced.

To Pierce or Not to PierceBody piercing is rooted very deep in our past. With this deep history we are able to look at the rea ... in our past. With this deep history we are able to look at the reasons people choose to get certain body parts pierced. Do they get them because of the tradition of their culture, or rather just a tre ... e piecing may still show some symbol of defiance, but it is mostly just a trend now.Another type of body piercing is the tongue piercing. While this type of piercing has many more risks associated wit ...

(2 pages) 47 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A concept paper on body peiercing. Includes the history, risks, common piercing areas, and comments on why people choose to get body piercings

ound with metal on their faces, in their mouth, and God only knows where else? The popular trend of body piercing has been around since ancient times and has many concerning issues such as infections, ... still choose to put their bodies in jeopardy to be part of the latest fashion craze.The history of body piercing varies among different societies. Some tribes used piercings as a magical purpose beca ...

(4 pages) 85 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How are the texts you have studied (Frankenstein and The Vampire of Kaldenstein) typical of the Gothic genre?

whole scene is looked upon. But where as today's "Goths" seem to rely on make up, baggy clothes and body piercing's, the Gothic genre of writing is a lot darker and stranger still. The Gothic style of ... ghed at my fears" is a quote that backs up this point. Dr Frankenstein was curious to how the human body works. This "search for knowledge" led him to create the monster. If he had not been so thirty ...

(9 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Art of Body Piercing

THE ART OF BODY PIERCINGThere are multiple body art forms in the world today. The art of body piercing has "a c ... (History) As a relatively new trend all over the world it represents a new area of interest. Though body piercing is controversial these days, the opinions are divided. The opposition states that rebe ... s controversial these days, the opinions are divided. The opposition states that rebellion insights body piercing while the practicians say that it brings personal fulfilment. Supporters sustain that ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adolescent Development

iduality and a sense of one's importance in the world become imperative. In 2003, fashion extremes, body piercing, and petty crimes all became endemic to a generation desperately seeking its own ident ...

(3 pages) 77 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Body modification

Body modification and adornment is a universal culture. All civilizations have attempted to change t ... r body in order to fulfill their cultural construct of beauty, religious and/or social obligations. Body adornment and modification is a very broad subject, ranging from ceremonial body paint to the a ... ultures. In fact many of these modifications actually do come from many ancient cultures. So why is body modification just now coming to the attention of the modern world? It is my belief that a great ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This is who I am

People constantly find new ways of improving their bodies. The four most popular types of body modification are tattoos, piercing, breast surgery and plastic surgery. The main reasons people ... os, piercing, breast surgery and plastic surgery. The main reasons people chose to get tattoos or a body piercing is for self expression and because it's the 'in' thing. People are always trying to fi ...

(4 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Tatoo's and Body Piercing.

Tattoo's and body piercing are a new means for artists to express their work in a more public forum. Both artists ... these different choices given to the customer it might make it easier for them to purchase a tattoo.Body piercing can be displayed by showing the different types of piercing that are available. The ar ... at customer can get. The customer would also want to pick out where they wanted the piercing on the body. Therefore it is essential for the artist to show what types of metal he has used and where the ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

History of Body Piercing and Tattooing.

Body Piercing and tattooing date back thousands of years. Body piercing can be traced as far back as ... be traced as far back as the 9th Century BCE in Iraq, and as early as 2000 BCE in China (History of Body Piercing). Evidence for the practice of body piercing among Mayans, Aztecs, Romans, Egyptians a ... ong Mayans, Aztecs, Romans, Egyptians and Victorians is also prevalent. According to the History of Body Piercing, the Victorians pierced out of firm religious beliefs and to signify a rite of passage ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The History of Body Piercing.

Body piercing is a topic of much modern controversy. What most parents and employers do not realize ... n it was so common and popular in ancient tribes is the same reason as it is now - this part of the body can be pierced with great ease. This would also be why it was the first recorded attempt at bod ... th great ease. This would also be why it was the first recorded attempt at body piercing.The oldest body ever discovered is a 5,000-year-old mummy found inside an Austrian glacier in 1991, with ear pi ...

(10 pages) 48 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Tongue Piercing

Tongue Piercing Body piercing; many conformists wonder WHY? The most common answer among college students ages 18-24 ... and Nokio of Dru Hill, Cherokee, Dennis Rodman, and Janet Jackson have already taken the leap into body piercing. The majority of piercings are gotten on impulse, but it's a really good idea to do so ... able? Are they using a piercing gun? This is very important to know, because if the studio performs body piercings with a piercing gun then do not give them your business. Piercing guns cannot be prop ...

(3 pages) 522 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Getting My Nose Pierced

me, and for a moment there everything was in slow motion. She went inside the piercing room, but nobody was allowed to go with her. So I sat down and expected to hear a scream of pain, but I heard no ...

(3 pages) 406 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Body Piercing/Tattoos

"Tattooing and body piercing are popular among young people today." There are many answers to this statement. Some ... mong young people today." There are many answers to this statement. Some believe that tattooing and body piercing is a form of self-mutilation. Many believe it's a form of expressing yourself. Finally ... imply reply "to express yourself" than suddenly, it's "ok." Some believe that tattooing and body piercing is a form of self-mutilation. Many people into Body piercing/Tattooing have come out o ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Body Piercing Complications

�PAGE � Body Piercing Complications �PAGE �1� Name/School Info RemovedEveryday people g ... �1� Name/School Info RemovedEveryday people get ear, tongue, nipple, navel, and other body piercings without properlyinforming themselves. Before anyone goes to get a body piercing they ... t the many possible complications. People don't often think about the negative aspects of getting a body piercing, but by not knowing about the negative aspects that canoccur one might not be able to ...

(6 pages) 606 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Eagle"- a descriptive prose I wrote for my English class

unny, stopped abruptly, and outstretched its strong claws and clenched onto the bunny’s tender body. As fast as lightning, it soars back towards the blue sky victoriously with its prey, lands on ... to observe the stonehearted assassin’s ruthless acts.It impaled its beak into the bunny’s body mercilessly and repeatedly, cutting and hacking its body and bowels as it swallow the bloody fl ...

(1 pages) 12 1 5.0 Sep/2008

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

Body Modification - Deviance in Society

The last decade has seen a dramatic rise in spectacular forms of body modification, including the tattoo renaissance and the phenomena of body piercing, the emergenc ... e emergence of neo-tribal practices like scarification and the invention of new, high-tech forms of body art like sub-dermal implants. Therefore, body modification practices have proven to be an inter ... its within the symbolic interaction tradition, focusing specifically on the ways that people define body modification, and whether or not they perceive it as being scary or beautiful, dangerous or all ...

(10 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Medical Risks & Factors for Body Modifications

Body Modifications & Medical Risks � Medical Risks and Factors from Body ModificationsThr ... ModificationsThroughout history, individuals from various cultures have participated in the act of body modification as a part of ethnographic literature since before the birth of anthropology as a d ... birth of anthropology as a discipline. This term refers to the direct destruction or alteration of body tissues without conscious suicidal intent (Pitts, 2003). Cultures have developed traditions and ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

History of Body Art

�PAGE � �PAGE �1� History of Body Art HISTORY OF BODY ARTLisa MillerEffective Essay WritingProfessor Dr. Steve LazarreApril 04, 2 ... RTLisa MillerEffective Essay WritingProfessor Dr. Steve LazarreApril 04, 2010�The history of body art is ritualistic and has a deep and rich history because tattoos and body piercings have been ... tory because tattoos and body piercings have been in human culture for thousands of years. However, body art has a history that has evolved into mainstream society. The word "tattoo" originates from t ...

(4 pages) 601 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers