Essays Tagged: "desperate attempt"

"The Sound of Hollyhocks" by Hugh Garners: character analysis - William Cornish Radson, Insane or just Desperate?

William Cornish Radson: Insane or just Desperate?Insanity in society is generally described as a person's inability to reason logically. In ... e protagonist William Cornish Ranson (nicknamed Rock) displays qualities of a psychotic person in a desperate attempt to avoid reversing his chronological lifestyle patterns of returning to the domina ... he is physically aggressive towards familiar allies, the nurses. To calm the fraught banker in his desperate attempt to appear more ill then in actuality, the colleagues gave Rock a heavy sedative. D ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The impact of War Communism and the New Economic Policy (NEP) on both the peasantry and proletariat in Russian society between 1918 and 1928.

mic Policy (NEP) had a great impact on both the peasantry and the proletariat. Both policies were a desperate attempt to preserve the revolution and this is greatly reflects the reasons why some group ...

(4 pages) 83 1 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An essay which compares how both Orwell and Proulx develop there main characters in George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four"and E. Annie Proulx's "The Shipping News".

ar, brute force, and propaganda. Orwell presents Winston Smith as the protagonist of the story; his desperate attempt to preserve his identity initially leads to great development in character. Ultima ... for its prophetic warnings of a totalitarian society in which individuality is stripped away. In a desperate attempt to pierce through the invincible, omnipotent, omnipresent Big Brother, Winston fou ...

(14 pages) 75 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What happened to blacks during the Civil Rights Movement?

he tide. They outlawed the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in a desperate attempt to halt the movement for Negro equality. It turned out their action had the opposi ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Ho Chi Minh: Rattled Genius or Dictatorial Lunatic?

s country. Sharing his fervor, his tattered guerrillas vaulted daunting obstacles to crush France's desperate attempt to retrieve its empire in Indochina; later, built into a largely conventional army ...

(19 pages) 81 1 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The First Seven Years", by Bernard Malamud.

e first of the too really was. The First Seven years depicted the story of a shoemaker named Feld's desperate attempt to give his daughter Miriam what he thought was a better life and did not attempt ...

(1 pages) 11107 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This paper deals with two articles, one viewing the death penalty as wrong and one viewing it as right.

ther step backwards towards legitimizing murder as a way of dealing with evil in our society." In a desperate attempt to figure out the reasoning of those in favor of the death penalty, she asks: "Can ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

'Artificial Sweeteners' & Their Hidden Dangers'

son millions of Americans will cut back on pies, cookies, ice cream, and so on to avoid sugar. In a desperate attempt to avoid this excessive sugar intake, many Americans will eat foods containing art ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Violence in Our Society, Death is Not the Answer"

t is right or not, is a very controversial subject in today's society. Death is used as a quick and desperate attempt to solve human problems. It may not be the correct way to solve a problem, but it ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Hips like Cinderella: Stereotypes in Fairytales

e truth is that throughout the world, societies and parents put all of the above into practice in a desperate attempt to assert some form of control. How, I hear you ask, are these devilish methods of ... le than personality or intelligence. The victim is nearly always of a low class and in some sort of desperate situation, which only the might of a handsome (yet shallow) prince can alleviate. Ugly equ ...

(5 pages) 95 2 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literally Analysis..."Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath", by Steinbeck

oy the home of a farming family with a bulldozer. The father threatens the driver with a rifle. His desperate attempt to persuade the man out of crushing his house has failed, and sensing the injustic ...

(5 pages) 38 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Battle Of Nashville

In a last desperate attempt to force Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's army out of Georgia, Gen. John Bell Hood l ...

(2 pages) 863 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A Marxist Interpretation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

omination from above - from a monopolistic Dracula. Franco Moretti has argued that this text "was a desperate attempt to articulate anxieties about the crisis of liberal capitalism which was taking pl ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


their captors. Leaving two prisoners alive to sail the ship, they followed the stars at night in a desperate attempt to get back to their home land. While everyone was asleep, one of the prisoners tu ...

(1 pages) 479 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Beowulf And Squall

wever, he does fight for the purpose of military, instead he discovers a threat to mankind and in a desperate attempt to destroy it (alone) he finally let's go of his quiet and lonesome self and falls ...

(2 pages) 412 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Increased Traffic In Cities

rnments around the world have levied substantial taxes on fuel and uneconomical vehicles. This is a desperate attempt to reduce the traffic on our roads and to improve the environment. The idea is qui ...

(2 pages) 672 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Red badge of courage 4

e could conquer those savages of the South, he too could be a hero.The hero within Henry began as a desperate attempt for the approval of his comrades. Throughout the novel, Henry illustrates this des ...

(7 pages) 683 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Antigone's Relations

ld cost him if he bent to Antigone's will. None of these arguments work, even when Creon, in a last desperate attempt to sway her, reveals to her how horrible her precious brothers actually are. Reall ...

(3 pages) 3145 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


g slow on plans for diversification or expansion and are adopting a "Wait and Watch" attitude. In a desperate attempt to become global and multi- national, several Indian companies are readily coming ... units.While the Initial reactions are one of panic and fear, the scenario appears to be one seeking desperate strategies. A careful analysis of the situation would reveal the fact that the conditions ...

(3 pages) 468 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Art Of Subnetting

The Art of Subnetting In a desperate attempt to conform to the monotony of subnetting, I realized that it consists of a series ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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