Essays Tagged: "gang member"

Fear and Loathing in the Shakespearian Age

When you hear the excuse, ' My environment made me do it.' You expect to hear it fromA former gang member on an early morning talk show. But to hear it from Hamlet requires adouble take. I think ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.2 May/1995

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

Gang Violence

Gangs are becoming a growing problem in American society. More young people are turning to gangs to ... society. More young people are turning to gangs to solve problems in there lives. When youths join gangs they drop social activities with family, friends and school. Members fall behind their classma ... . Members fall behind their classmates in school and do not try. A study shows that less than 1% of gang bangers is literate1. Gangs destroy teenager lives and destroy their chances for a good educati ...

(4 pages) 277 1 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

White collar vs. street crime

not inflict bodily harm upon people. Multi-million dollar corporations can be twice as deadly as a gang member. When a woman dies of lead exposure from her job, it is murder. Whether a man is murdere ... rime through the media. When white collar crime is reported, it gets little publicity compared to a gang shoot-out that killed a mother and her three kids. There is a reason for this. Since violent st ...

(3 pages) 423 4 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Fill The Hole"

. During an Algebra lesson one day at the beginning of the school year, Mr. Escalante told Angel, a gang member, to 'fill the hole'. Not only was he referring to the hole as an illustration, but also ... s an illustration, but also to the hole in the students lives as a result of lack of education, the gangs, and in many cases, a poor upbringing.Mr. Escalante must have seen some potential in Angel and ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Oct/1996

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

Debate Brief

IntroductionI. -A Los Angeles family takes a wrong turn into gang territory and is fired upon. A 3-year-old is killed and her 2-year-old brother wounded.-A Chine ... led and her 2-year-old brother wounded.-A Chinese immigrant in Brooklyn is kidnapped by a Chinatown gang which demands ransompayments from her family. She is murdered when the family fails to pay.-Two ... o FBI agents and a police sergeant are murdered inside the Washington, D.C. policeheadquarters by a gang member.-A Pittsburgh police sergeant walking home with his daughter is killed with his own gun ...

(12 pages) 316 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"The outsiders", by S.E. Hinton.

Dallas WinstonWhy be alone instead of being in gangs? Adolescents that have Family problems often join gangs because they are not treated well or l ... from their parents. Also, adolescents join because of poverty or because they feel out of society. Gangs are usually located in the inner cities where building, people, and streets are in bad conditi ... got their name Greasers because they put oil in their hair. In the novel The Outsiders, there is a gang member named Dallas Winston who lived in New York. At first he was a gangster from New York, bu ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gangs and our Society.

Gangs and our SocietyOn any given day, you can pick up a newspaper or turn on a television and find ... cietyOn any given day, you can pick up a newspaper or turn on a television and find something about gang violence. A Los Angeles deaf girl was shot to death while signing to a friend. Police say that ... geles deaf girl was shot to death while signing to a friend. Police say that she was shot because a gang member thought she was giving gang signs. In Illinois a 20-year-old man was shot while getting ...

(5 pages) 160 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Boyz in the Hood Movie Review

e different goals and futures planned for them, if it be professional football player and father, a gang member, or a happily married man. These three friends Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr), Darren a.k.a Dough ...

(5 pages) 129 1 5.0 Mar/2004

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

The White Boy SHuffle by Paul Beatty

r's attempts at being either an all-American, white boy from the west coast, or a dangerous, black, gang member from the ghetto eventually fail. The reason being, he can't be one with out the other be ... his blackness, to be accepted by friends.An example of Gunnar's use of colloquial speech and black gang member act is seen through a conversation he has with the police. Since Gunnar had a history of ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Monster: An Autobiography of an LA Gang Member" Included is works cited This paper was only written for a 200 level English class Analyze the representation of violence in one scene in "Monster"

om and suddenly you are hit upside the head by an unidentified object. This image is similar to the gang initiation described by Kody Scott in "Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member." The ... ember." The violence portrayed in this scene is very descriptive and paints a clear picture of what gang life for Scott will be like. Scott's use of imagery and graphic word choice throughout the book ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dress Code Violations in Salem, Oregon

mething happening to their children and also having to worry about their child being mistaken for a gang member.GANG BANGERSIn 1996, Salem saw its worst case of gang violence ever. Almost everyday the ... worst case of gang violence ever. Almost everyday there is a new article in the paper about someone gang-related getting shot or a drive-by happening. Salem is a violent place right now and something ...

(4 pages) 23 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Buses: Part 2

and sideways Kansas City Royal's baseball hat, who was about the same age. I could see half a crypt gang tattoo on the back of his lower neck. It was peculiar, I had never seen a true white gang membe ... aler named Durden. Durden was a short, strong looking guy a little older than I was. He wasn't in a gang, though. He was a wanna-be. All he did was sell guns and weed. This person was for real. The st ...

(8 pages) 38 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

THE WEST SIDE STORY

uccess through a career, education, goals, and love, or at least we are brought up thinking so. The gangs only had one another and without the support of that gang, these boys/characters would not exi ... ld not exist as individual human beings. The Jets did not want to have jobs, and they mocked the ex-gang member, Tony, for leaving the gang to make a future for himself. Life outside the gang was not ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Outsiders" by S. E. Hinton

ct their personality and future actions.The story is set in a small town in America.A young boy and gang member, called Ponyboy Curtis narrates it.He tells us about the bond between the gang members a ... Pony, I didn't mean to!"Darry lives in the east of town, it is a very poor and rough neighbourhood. Gangs are known to exist there i.e. Tom Shepherds gang. There is no brutality or fighting between th ...

(16 pages) 27 1 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Out-law Motorcycle Gangs: Who Fits the Profile and how they Join

Outlaw motorcycle gangs have been a very heated issue for the past few years in Canadian news. Many large and intimida ... a very heated issue for the past few years in Canadian news. Many large and intimidating motorcycle gangs have recently expanded their territory into Canada. In this expansion, many of Canada's origin ... of Canada's original biker gangs have been taken over by larger and, predominantly, more dangerous gangs (Sher 2004). Knowing that biker culture and outlaw biker gangs are dangerous and often life ri ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Gangs

other's friends were over one day and I thought I would ask his friend Kai about why teenagers join gangs, because he was in a gang himself, from what my brother had told me. So here is how the interv ... So here is how the interview went, the questions and answers.What kind of person do you consider a gang member? Anyone who hangs around the same type of people who starts flashing gang's signs. Such ...

(1 pages) 608 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Monster

Monster The Autobiography of a L.A. Gang Member Entry #1: "Hey, alright, I quit. I'm only thirteen, can't we talk?" This Quote is when M ... s" This tells that my people "Northern Chicanos" are above the Scraps. This tells how the Races and gangs are affiliated in prison.Entry #11: "George Jackson corrected, not killed, corrected three pig ...

(3 pages) 572 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Untitled

the respect and ?glory? that ?bangers? got, along with the unity of the ?set?(name for the specific gang) is what drew him into the gang. Once joined, he vowed to stay in the ?set? for life, and claim ... of still believing this, he eventually realized that the thug life was no longer for him, and that gangs were a problem on society and the ?Afrikan? race(page 382-383).In his book ?Monster: The Autob ...

(6 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Only the heart 2

novel something bad does happen, Linh and Miro are involved in a car accident while being chased by gang member. They end up in hospital and it is found that Linh has lost the use of her legs. This is ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Only the heart

novel something bad does happen, Linh and Miro are involved in a car accident while being chased by gang member. They end up in hospital and it is found that Linh has lost the use of her legs. This is ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American