Essays Tagged: "detriment"

History of Space Shuttle Program

n of space. Others, however, worried that NASA was placing too much reliance on the shuttle, to the detriment of other, unmanned vehicles and missions.The first space shuttle mission, piloted by John ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Women, Men, and Competiton

g this, pop-feminists contend competition is the capitalization of aggression, and men do it to the detriment of all.Does this mean fighting for domination is the only way to compete? That competition ...

(4 pages) 103 1 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The detriment that society can cause to its inhabitants. Refers to relationship in "The doll house" by Ibsen and also expectaions of men

The detriment that society can cause to its inhabitantsSociety's role and how it defines each individual ...

(5 pages) 105 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imagination Essay. It describes how the use of imagination is used in the Gatsby, Sarty snopes,and Harry.

e imagination as a way to express their emotions and feelings. For Gatsby, imagination leads to his detriment and ultimately his death. The imagination of Sarty Snopes leads him to believe in a societ ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Unokai

ch is not only questionable from an anthropological perspective, but also an image that has brought detriment to their society as a whole. By analyzing Chagnon's interpretations of the Yanomami lifest ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

An Ecosystem's Disturbance by a Pollutant

ity then the ecological communities or particular species can tolerate without suffering measurable detriment' (Freeman, 562). Although the effects of a pollutant on an organism vary depending on the ... ead herbicides, insecticides. Next we look at population damage by a pollutant, which in turn has a detrimental effect on the ecosystem in several ways. First, by the killing of an entire population b ...

(83 pages) 282 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tort law in Canada and what this area of law is all about.

ways to look at tort law because of how it can be an advantage to society and how it can also be a detriment to society.Tort law is used in society as an advantage by helping the victim receive damag ... t do anything wrong but because someone made the effort to sue you, they will get money.Tort law is detrimental to society since it allows suing of innocent people for the sole purpose of getting mone ...

(4 pages) 90 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Short stories by O' Henry: "Masters Of Arts," "The Man Higher Up," , "After Twenty Years."

clever machinator, Jimmy Keogh, decides that a president of a South American nation has a very weak detriment to his personality; his pride, and decides to exploit it. He finds a budding young artist ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Black Death: The Darkest Period of European History.

many devastating events, but none even compare to the black plague. The black plague was an extreme detriment to Europe's thriving population during the 1300's. It caused stress, diminished religious ...

(7 pages) 138 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay on tort law history, in particular looking at the British and Australian tort law development through the 19th century.

amatically altered in both the United States and Great Britain to benefit the new technology to the detriment of individual justice. Horwitz in particular is adamant that the law was used as a subsidy ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The mexican economy, the causes and characteristics of growth.

conomic agents of corporations, mostly those already connected to the international economy, to the detriment of the majority of micro and small and medium businesses, workers and the average Mexican ...

(3 pages) 144 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


AN ANALYSIS OF THE DETRIMENT OF "PASSING" IN JAMES WELDON JOHNSON'S NOVEL, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN EX-COLORED MANIs it rati ... ional for a black man to attempt to "pass" himself off as a white person? "Passing" is defined as a detrimental intermediary preventing the narrator's ability to find his identity. The narrator is tos ... en living as a black or white man. What causes people to struggle between two races? There are many detrimental elements that influence people, thus causing confusion in their identity and their choic ...

(7 pages) 96 1 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Conflict

ds. This utopian life came to a halt, sooner than I would have liked unfortunately. Ironically, the detriment to my happiness was from a girl, which under normal circumstances adds to the fun instead ...

(7 pages) 40 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Macbeth - "Fear is the primary emotion of the Macbeth universe"

t the life of the play, has one ambition: to become king. For Macbeth, this is arguably his biggest detriment for it puts him in such a situation which he cannot escape from. In act 1 scene 2, Macbeth ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

This is a creative writing essay comparing the story "Metamorphasis" by Franz Kafka to the movie "The Goonies"

room is cleaned while he is isolated in it. However the fear and disgust his presence inspires is a detriment to his mother's health and incites his father to brief fits of violence.Due to Gregor's tr ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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

The Miracles of Jesus

. At that time, the Israelites they had become obsessed with following their religious rules to the detriment of their lives. The overall purpose of Jesus' teachings was to remind the Israelites that ...

(7 pages) 175 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A Separate Peace Allegorical Essay

good that development into adulthood cannot embrace. These two separate consciousnesses prove to be detriment in their correlation.Modesty, while being increasingly difficult to find in the world, is ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay identifes what white collar (or corporate) crime is, how it is allowed to exist, its effects and how better the problem could be dealt with, including legislative reform.

le to exercise influence to maintain a lack of regulatory control that has led to serious community detriment including death, serious injury and massive shareholder losses following the collapse of g ... ce on such bodies not to over-regulate can also be very influential. Politicians are mindful of the detrimental effect that heavy regulation can have on businesses that are often generous contributors ...

(15 pages) 353 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

WWI Effects and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

are specifically affected by the war are Jake and Brett. The reader can gain a view of some of the detriment that occurred during the war by analyzing these two characters.Even though the reader know ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway


times, but today we practically ignore its medicinal properties and label it an illegal drug to the detriment of our economy.Overview: The legalization of the marijuana plant, especially in regard to ... ion. This law Also Criminalizes large numbers of otherwise law-abiding, mainly young, people to the detriment of their future.

(1 pages) 18 1 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues