Essays Tagged: "fear of being"

The Use of The Second Amendment In The American Home

Government had its own army to protect the people. The second amendment was made in response to the fear of being helpless before a standing professional army. 'Aristotle said that decisions of a lead ... of a leader 'backed by a standing army' would be different from those made by a leader 'awed by the fear of an armed people'' (The Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, 28) ...

(9 pages) 130 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Arthur Miller's definition of a "TRAGIC HERO" in Death of a Salesman

an gives a perfect example of tragedy in the common man with the character Willy Loman, who, in his fear of being displaced, his struggle to fix his problems, and in his death as a plea for dignity, c ... table cosmos...from this total examination of the unchangeable environment comes the terror and the fear that is classically associated with tragedy." Miller explains that a tragic hero is created whe ...

(4 pages) 23354 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Opinionated essay about Michel Foucault's essay "panopticism"

sm of power. But what I wonder is this: Is it the panopticon that holds the power or is it just the fear of being watched that really is holding the power? A panopticon was originally a prison that is ... in many aspects. I believe, however that what it is trying to say is that, because it produces the fear of always being watched, this fear takes control of men's behavior causing them to act in ways ...

(4 pages) 146 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner.

athy for Emily. It wasn't until later in the story where you began to see that this story was about fear and insanity. Fear of change and fear of being alone, and because of this fear it lead to insan ... er was a northern laborer, and a homosexual. That's when I believe the insanity began. Once again a fear of change, the fear of losing Homer and being left alone once again, she decided to poison him. ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ancient and Modern Philosophy.

ow it has developed throughout history.The ancients can be simply explained by living in a world of fear. Fears of expression of ones own mind; a fear of regressing from the religion of the tyrant; a ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Role of anger and fear in Macbeth.

The Role of anger and fear in MacbethOn a level of human hostility the play Macbeth focuses on Macbeth's savage and insane ... ssessed by all mankind; it's the amount of anger that one possesses that counts. Macbeth's constant fear of being caught doing his evil deeds, fear becomes a motivating factor in the play. Macbeth's f ... tter if they are right or wrong because his judgment is blinded by rage. In the play Macbeth it was fear turned into rage that was the main motivating factor that influenced the outcome of the play. T ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

"Broken Lives" By Estelle Blackburn.

re he steals a rifle and shoots a baby sitter, once again leaving the city of Perth in the hands of fear and danger. The purpose of this chapter is to fight for Cooke's guilt. It shows that he had no ... with throughout the chapter. All people views on Cooke come to fruition and to our realisation. The fear that Cooke spread throughout Perth is exposed and our response to him and our feelings moulded. ...

(5 pages) 126 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

In checkov's short story "Love", you will see what checkov experienced about olive and marriage...

ngs. When he returnes to bed, he gets into bed and pulls up the quilt. That action is coused by his fear of being refused like every single man.The answer to his letter is simple. And it is full of gr ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A phobia is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object.

PHOBIASA phobia is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object, place or situation. Simple phobias are fears of specific things such as insects, ... . Simple phobias are fears of specific things such as insects, infections, flying. Agoraphobia is a fear of being in places where one feels "trapped" or unable to get help, such as in crowds, on a bus ... nable to get help, such as in crowds, on a bus, or standing in a queue. A social phobia is a marked fear of social or performance situations.Phobias are extremely common. Sometimes they start in child ...

(6 pages) 137 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

MacBeth - Analysis of Fear.

MacBeth - Analysis of FearFear, this motivates us to do many things no matter if they areright or wrong. In the play Macbe ... acbeth,he constant washing of her hands, sleepwalking and other behaviourlike this. All done out of fear, and like her husband fear of beingcaught. The final piece of proof I offer is Macbeth's action ... and fear of beingcaught. The final piece of proof I offer is Macbeth's actions, theywere all due to fear, not only of being caught but of the witches'prophecies, he was scared of them coming true and ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.9 Nov/2003

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

This is the biography and prognosis of a fictional character named Eddie.

is: borderline schizophrenia, slight autism, severe obsessive-compulsive behavior, Haphephobia (the fear of being touched), and attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity. Eddie also tends to sing ...

(1 pages) 21 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes: This paper is about the changes teenagers go through as they mature, and how peers influence the way you look and act on problems.

el like they fit in. These teenagers mimic people they look up to, or think "cool" because of their fear of being themselves. During these adolescent years many kids have low self-confidence and/or se ... hor's reason for writing the book in that, people will act differently around others because of the fear of rejection.In another, Sheila Gamberoni, an Italian girl in the book, wants to change her nam ...

(6 pages) 36 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fear-Why we fear and why having fears is not bad.

Fear is not a sense of security or safety; it is the anticipation of failure or disaster. Everyone f ... ailure or disaster. Everyone faces fears on a daily basis, whether it is something simple, like the fear of being late for an appointment or class, or something larger, such as the fear of heights. Mo ... st fears are learned, but some are instinctive.The survival of the human race relies on instinctive fears such as being afraid of heights or of spiders. If we were not afraid of heights, we may try to ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Hawthorne's use of symbols to emphasize conflicts present in The Scarlet Letter.

The scarlet letter is Hester's passport into regions where other women dare not to tread for fear of being ostracized by the Puritan community. This is one symbol used in The Scarlet Letter to ...

(5 pages) 41 1 4.3 Dec/2003

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

Richard Wright's expressed views on racism through the autobiography Black Boy.

hances Richard Wright's view on racism and how it not only affects interracial relations by causing fear and hate, but also affects the comradery of blacks toward one another since they feel they cann ... despise the whites and the treatment they receive, they cannot do anything to defend themselves for fear of being killed. This fear only adds to their hatred for the oppression imposed upon them. Rand ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Self Mutilation- Why do people intentionally injure themselves?

tilators will suffer in silence either unable toexpress these problems with others or often for the fear of being ridiculed ormisunderstood by their peers. Self injury is also known as self abuse, del ... ld result in a significant suicide attempt..So many of our teens are suffering in silence today for fear of being ridiculed bytheir peers and I would receive satisfaction in knowing that people felt t ...

(5 pages) 107 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Discussion of the inner struggle Henry Fleming faces - the difficulty faced during the progression into manhood.

is gallantry and gain his fortitude through the slaughter of another human being? Will his greatest fear of being a coward come to pass? A lifetime of maturity is gained within hours of hostility betw ... The speed and force this battle approaches, fails to afford Henry the time to face these emotions. Fear is the engulfment.After the first engagement, Henry is more confused than anything. Was he brav ...

(4 pages) 46 2 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

WW2 interview

World War II: The essence of Fear1. Memphis, Tennessee and age 9. West Hills California.2. I made earrings and sold them in a sto ... grocery store. Yet he still was tough about rationing the food to his own family. Also that I had a fear of being bombed was my biggest concern, and afraid that I would lose friends and family in the ... es were of the topic of war, almost like propaganda.13. Dec. 7, 1941-Yes he said we have nothing to fear but fear itself, and we were in the car going to visit my relatives that lived 50miles away and ...

(4 pages) 45 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Three Strike Law

Crime is viewed as one of the biggest problems in the United States of America. Americans fear for their safety. Their fear is often caused by dramatic media coverage of violent crimes. Even ... ia, who makes everything so dramatic, in order to make sales, is one of the people to blame for our fear of being victimized. Another reason is that our information resources have gotten so superior i ...

(15 pages) 215 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What were Australia's fears of Asian nations 1900-2000? Give reasons why such fears were perpetuated. Explain how and why attitude about Australia's relations with Asia are changing.

Commonwealth Immigration Restriction Act. This act was encouraged from the late 19th century by the fear of being overrun by the tremendous population from Asian countries, especially China. This is t ... is the first time Australia has felt Asian countries as a threat.Australia was also influenced the fear of communism. When China became communist in 1949, they feared that as the most populated count ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History