Essays Tagged: "Divorce"

A Man for All Seasons, by Robert Bolt. On More's Moral Dilemma

More's Moral DilemmaDuring the English renaissance in the 1500's, King Henry VIII wants a divorce from his wife for various reasons, but divorce is against the Catholic religion. This is why ... t, because More is a highly respected Catholic, but he is such a good Catholic that he goes against divorce. In the play, A Man for All Seasons, by Robert Bolt, King Henry VIII applies pressure on Tho ...

(5 pages) 269 5 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Non-Religious Contract in America

century. Many people are marrying without even going to a priest by getting a judge to marry them. Divorce is steadily on the rise. Today's society accepts homosexuals! Now the issue arises over whet ... gion is losing its dominance in the issue of marriage. We cannot argue the fact that there are more divorces in the country today that there were 20 years ago. This points to America's increasing acce ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.5 Dec/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Women and Jewish Law

Women and Jewish LawI am not happy in my marriage of ten years and have wanted a divorce for some time. My husband is a mechanic at a garage and we only have sex about once a week a ... ed and have become pregnant, but he does not know anything of this yet. On what grounds can I get a divorce? Is an abortion out of the question? What are my options according to your understanding of ... please him because he finds something objectionable about her, and so he write her a certificate of divorce...'. This passage indicates that adultery could be the 'something objectionable' to the man ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


one thing that seemed to be the slightest bit disturbing about her life was that her parents had a divorce when she was about seven, but other then that she seemed to have the perfect life. She had b ...

(5 pages) 305 1 4.5 Jan/1990

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Divorce in the New Millenniun.

5 March 2002Divorce in the New MillenniumA wedding is a public ceremony that announces to family and friends tha ... definition is not a realistic trend of our time. When considered the inverse action of marriage is divorce, the dreams of a loving relationship are dashed on the rocks of despair and rejection. Divor ... s a negative industry that supports greed and blame.Children are deeply affected by the increase of divorce in our society and those whose parents are still married know the calamity of this menace. T ...

(5 pages) 247 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Effects of divorce on children

Divorce in our society has become increasingly common. Fifty percent of all marriages will end in di ... e youngsters under 18 will spend part of their childhood in single-parent families, many created by divorce. During this confusing period of turmoil and high emotional intensity, the child must attemp ... rtantly receive less support and nurturing from their parents. These are just a few implications of divorce but demonstrates how it changes the lives of children.Each child is unique, so the short and ...

(9 pages) 811 2 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Conscience in "A Man for All Seasons," by Robert Bolt

Henry VIII show their unchangeable conscience, by their actions. More refuses to accept the King's divorce of Catherine, and marriage to Anne. The King appoints More to Lord Chancellor, hoping to per ... llor, hoping to persuade Sir Thomas to accept his marriage. King Henry wants everyone to accept his divorce. He believes he is right for going against Pope's ruling, and he wants all his royal subject ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Op-Center: Divide and Conquer by Tom Clancey

n that deals with information sharing with Allis countries to stop terrorism. He is going through a divorce, and his daughter was just held hostage in an U.S. embassy (I think this happened in the boo ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Domestic Violence Cycle

ng you areawakened by your mother returning home from the motel in which your father is stayingas a divorce grows near. You are young and do not know about what or why grown upsdo things. You haven't ... l is present due to having the good life, some would saybecause they are afraid of losing wealth by divorce due to violence, but maybe inside theparents have high morals, some higher then their parent ...

(6 pages) 200 1 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Teen Violence

they treat and act to their children will determine how they become morally andsociably to society. Divorce, lack of love, lack of discipline, and lack of attention are allfactors that support that pa ... parents. Parents determine howtheir children become.As the years go by, we see a higher and higher divorce rate. As this rate goes up,so does the crime rate. Couples today have forgotten the word com ...

(6 pages) 207 3 5.0 Mar/1997

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

"Diary of Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen

w pages you could tell that he was strong-minded, twelve or thirteen year old kid. His parents were divorced and he spent some time with his dad. He lived far away so Brian had to take a plane. From t ... mewhat boring beginning like most other books I read. Brian keeps talking about how his parents got divorced and he cries every time he thinks about it. He calls it the big 'secret.' Brian keeps descr ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.6 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Effects of Living Together

As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages disintegrate, living together has become the po ... substitute for marriage, a cure-all for marital problems, and a solution to the problem of frequent divorce.A popular rationale for living together is that it is an ideal way to have a 'try out.' This ... that it is an ideal way to have a 'try out.' This trial marriage is a result of the ever increasing divorce rate. Many couples are afraid of marriage and decide to live together with the intention to ...

(4 pages) 163 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

the effects of divorse on children

Divorce is effecting many marriages today, and many of these marriages involve children. Divorce end ... I will depict the different stages of childhood and show how each stage is effected differently by divorce, as well as show how each stage can be dealt with in a different way. In this paper, I would ... ferent way. In this paper, I would like to discuss how children are effected emotionally before the divorce, throughout the divorce, and after the divorce.Many people have the expectation that marriag ...

(26 pages) 777 2 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Family Unity and Moral Values

Family Unity and Moral ValuesThe increase in the number of divorces and the decrease in the number of marriages does not reflect a breakdown of the family unit ... t a breakdown of the family unit in the United States and the decay of moral values. 'I don't think divorce is as big of problem as politicians make it out to be. Yes, many couples get divorced, but t ... nts, and will not learn to communicate with their mate later in life. Their marriage will end up in divorce and their children will follow the same cycle as they did.The evolving 'information superhig ...

(5 pages) 298 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Generation X, Less Happy, Why?

Generation X, Less Happy, Why?Nowadays divorce is so common it's hard for people to try hard, fight throughtheir problems and make a marria ... o try hard, fight throughtheir problems and make a marriage last when there's such an easy way out, divorce.Marriages of earlier generations were sometimes happier, because divorce wasn't theimmediate ... ision by staying together. Thisexperience, in a way, showed them what it would be like if they were divorced orseparated, lonely, sad, and very unpleasant. Maybe divorce wouldn't have been as bad asth ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/1996

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

Divorce and Children

Divorce and ChildrenAccording to John S. Dacey and John F. Travers, "During the early childhood year ... and fear of abandonment by both parents, which may lead to the tendency to blame themselves for the divorce" (191).The changes and stress associated with divorce typically cause multiple problems for ... and stress associated with divorce typically cause multiple problems for all children. We think of divorce as a sequence of experiences. The conflicts and disagreements that lead to divorce undoubted ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

Analysis and response to 8 of the stories in Sandra Cisneros' "Woman Hollering Creek"

ISNEROSI question whether these two people in the story are having an affair, back together after a divorce, or whatever? Something as simple as bread can lead to that answer. The bread is much like t ...

(16 pages) 120 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To those who plan to go to Thailand..... Heed this true story.

man took his leave and continued the remainder of his tour. Three months later, the man decided to divorce his wife of 10 years.His wife was shocked! After persistently asking for a reason, he disclo ... o stop thinking about her and the longing will only go away when he is with her. He insisted on the divorce and wants to marry the girl. The wife in her desperation decided to seek help from a "Si Fu" ...

(1 pages) 75 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

What Would Jesus Think of Us Now?

diately seek attention from someone else outside the marriage or head right for the courtroom and a divorce.Our society promotes and encourages people to live with their significant other before makin ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Divorce in America.

Sixty percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce. So ask yourself, what is happening to the family? I found this statistic appalling. My pare ... oming a part of this statistic.Chances are someone in your family, possibly even yourself, has been divorced. It is highly uncommon for people today not to at least know someone who has been divorced. ... t to at least know someone who has been divorced. Something harder to imagine is just how seriously divorce was taken at one time. In America's past it was once meant to symbolize failure, capriciousn ...

(11 pages) 342 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues