Essays Tagged: "Disgrace"

What Drives A Man?

between Okonkwo and his own culture that directly lead to the tragic fall of Okonkwo, and ultimate disgrace. I feel that it is important to note at this time that Things Fall Apart is a traged ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Childhood Delinquence. Definition, the extent, causes, and what has been done to deal with the problem

roblem. The legal term juvenile delinquent was established so that younglawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals.Juvenile delinquency laws were designed t ... te offenders, rather than to punish them. But the term juveniledelinquency itself has come to imply disgrace in today's society. A youngster can belabeled a delinquent for breaking any one of a number ...

(4 pages) 187 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Herman Melville, a biography and analysis

d artistic brilliance, and a mind of deep insight intohuman motives and behavior, it is certainly a disgrace that his true greatness was not recognizeduntil nearly a generation after his death.Born in ...

(10 pages) 86 0 1.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Juvenile delinquency, the extent, some suggestions on what it's caused by, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem

problem.The legal term juvenile delinquent was established so that younglawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals.Juvenile delinquency laws were designed t ... te offenders, rather than to punish them. But the term juveniledelinquency itself has come to imply disgrace in today's society. A youngster can belabeled a delinquent for breaking any one of a number ...

(4 pages) 293 2 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

at hisfather declared, 'You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching, and you willbe a disgrace to yourself and all your family.'Charles Robert Darwin was born in Shrewsbury on Feb. 12, 1 ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Juvenile Delinquency

nt? The legal term "juvenile delinquency" was established so that young lawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals. Juvenile delinquency laws were designed ... e offenders, rather than punish them. But, the term "juvenile delinquency" itself has come to imply disgrace in today's society. A youngster can be labeled a "delinquent" for breaking any one of a num ...

(4 pages) 200 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This is an analysis of John Proctor from Aurthur Miller's "The Crucible" It shows how important morals are in John Proctors life and in Puritain Society

e important enough to die for. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor would rather die that disgrace his name and lose his reverence. Proctor maintains the respect from his wife by getting out ...

(2 pages) 138 4 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mesopotamia Post War. Essay explains the need to develop it for the benefit of the world.

an we have been told, our administration more bloody and inefficient than the public knows. It is a disgrace to our imperial record, and may soon be too inflamed for any ordinary cure. We are to-day n ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" is still packing theaters today, even though it is over 100 years old.

ance of Being Earnest" was first performed in 1895. The year marked the beginning of Oscar Wilde's "disgrace". Lord Alfred Douglas's father, the Marquis of Queensbury, began his campaign against Wilde ...

(5 pages) 100 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Moral Dilemma In Mark Twains "Huckleberry Finn" What is the major moral dilemma that Huckleberry Finn is put in? Weather to turn Jim in or not.

g about that nigger goes to everlasting fire." Huck didn't want to be a bad kid - he didn't want to disgrace god. The thought of him in hell made him "shiver". Yet religion, in this totally oppressive ... at he helped another human being escape being a slave. Huck, again, does not want to be the kid who disgraces himself; he wants people to like him, but with this burden on his back it would not be pos ...

(3 pages) 127 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Oscar Wilde's "Picture of Dorian Gray" and the hedonistic effect on the characters.

tant- prays that his beauty shall live on while his portrait bares the resemblance of his shame and disgrace. Basil Hallward, the painter of the doomed portrait, praises Dorian for his timeless beauty ... lessly, because "Prince Charming"-as Sybil Vane christened young Dorian- has taught them shame, has disgraced them, and found pleasure with his shameless use of them. The men who have befriended Doria ...

(3 pages) 99 2 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The dues to a changed man.

he fact about how his parents did this so their family could be happy; all he saw was how much of a disgrace they were. He only saw things in black and white and that's what caused him to have problem ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Scarlet Letter By: Nathaniel Hawthorne-talks about the book and what happens throughout it-1043 words

ead to be displayed to her community. She is a skilled seamstress and she doesn't seem, despite her disgrace, to be afraid to show that about herself. When she walked down the street from the prison t ... on ruled in those times. Also, I couldn't quite imagine being in Hester's position with the kind of disgrace she was faced with. The narrator describes Hester as totally losing her womanly appeal and ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Civil War Causes

red. During the 19th Century, the North worked hard on abolishing slavery which they thought was an disgrace to the Union. Compromises were proposed working toward an end to slavery. One of the compro ...

(3 pages) 48 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Stigma

uild self-respect, confidence and a capacity to deal with the virus.'Stigma' means a sign of shame, disgrace or disapproval, or being shunned or rejected by others, stigma has an affect not only on th ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Child Abuse and How it Applies to Gal by Ruthie Bolton and Lucky by Alice Sebold.

Child abuse is a disgrace to the American Society. It is an act that accomplishes nothing but bad things. It shows ho ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Role of Religion in "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

e Bayardo San Roman in a lavish ceremony but is spurned on the wedding night itself and returned in disgrace to her parents because the groom discovers that she has already been "deflowered". Pushed a ...

(6 pages) 195 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Was the punishment that Hester Prynne recieved in The Scarlet Letter a fair punishment?

n The Scarlet Letter; this fact is not disputed. However, such an act did not warrant a lifetime of disgrace. Hester should have been punished for her sin, but wearing the Scarlet "A" for the rest of ...

(2 pages) 37 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Battle of the Nile: Napolean's first Naval defeat

sea, it cut off Napoleon from conquering the rest of Egypt, and the performance of his fleet was a disgrace to the absent war hero himself.Until the Battle of the Nile, Napoleon's fleet of battle-har ... l's poorly prepared fleet, but also the unskilled crews of many of his ships were a source of great disgrace.There were many reason's The Battle of the Nile was won by the British instead of the Frenc ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Scarlet Letter"--Write a short essay in which a classical villain functions to develop the main theme of the novel.

villain. The entire town is in chaos over Hester, who is the mother to a fatherless child and must disgrace her own dignity by showing her adulterous sins to the entire town. Hidden even from the rea ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne