Essays Tagged: "generation to generation"

Story-Telling using 'The Woman Warrior' by Maxine Hong Kingston

hinese culture, like many others world wide, base their beliefs largely on stories passed down from generation to generation. Because stories are told and retold, alterations and even new versions app ... pe or a forbidden love. From the story, the listener can examine those mistakes make by the earlier generation and avoid possible similar situations.The Woman Warrior is a book about lives of Chinese ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss the significance of food in Like Water for Chocolate.

ter for Chocolate.Food equals memory and memory equals immortality. In the recipes we pass downfrom generation to generation, in the food of our mothers, we reawaken the past, make the present more re ...

(3 pages) 149 4 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In the beginning...

ning of existence as it is known today. Many stories and fables have been told and passed down from generation to generation, yet two have survived the test of time and criticism. The Biblical account ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

History of The Marshall Islands

anguage so it is very hardto predict what went on. The only early history has been handed down from generationto generation in the form of songs, and we can also get some facts from the folklore andle ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Generations. My parents and me.

Generations There is a wide range of differences that occur from generation togeneration, and ... y tolerate it. On the other hand, they notice some things that havechanged a great deal since there generation. My parents have no problems with the way I dress, but they are verysurprised at t ... ms with the way I dress, but they are verysurprised at the large change that took place between our generations. Longhair, mopcuts, bellbottoms and more are the appearance my parentsremember. I think, ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Communication and technology

anguage has been one of man's greatest inventions. Manhood has been able to pass its knowledge from generation to generation in early times thanks to communication. Myths, legends, and religion have s ...

(2 pages) 354 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Family Violence

ntly lie in their earliest experiences. It is well known that acts of aggression andassault go from generation to generation, and that dealing with the problems that arise from violentactivities among ... g members of families really means dealing with the familites themselves andunderstanding them from generation to generation.This paper deals wih the violent confrontations that occur in otherwise ord ...

(5 pages) 138 1 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Quiltmaking in the Appalachian mountains.

ven rugs. I have several quilts that mygrandmother made.The art of Quiltmaking can be followed from generation to generation all the way back to the Victorian age. I have had first hand experience. I ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Burning Times - European Witch Trials - Its Social Effects On Women

ls. Old wives tales (another labeling term I dislike) held many truths; which were passed down from generation to generation, including healing remedies, that were able to help all facets of society, ...

(3 pages) 117 0 2.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The social problem of the generation gap.

litical, ethical or even mental "content". The way of solving those problems each time differs from generation to generation, fact that has as a result the known "generation gap".Main role in the anal ... "generation gap".Main role in the analysis of the phenomenon has the clear definition of the term "generation gap". With this is meant to be difference in ideas, perceptions and attitude between youn ...

(5 pages) 155 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Do Chimps Possess Culture? (short)

embers of a society use to cope with one another and with there world and that are transmitted from generation to generation" (Bates and Plog 1990:466) from the handout you gave us in class. Using thi ... ld chimps don't need this. It isn't essential to their survival, so it wouldn't be transmitted from generation to generation. Surely they have other means of communication amongst themselves. So maybe ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

King Arthur.

nfall was due to Gwenevere's disloyalty to him. The legend of King Arthur has been passed down from generation to generation as a source of great entertainment.Arthur was a great leader because of his ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Patriarchal Law.

rts of man made up what is commonly known as "The Patriarchal Law". Laws were then passed down from generation to generation.As society evolves, law develops. Throughout history even in the absence of ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Shirley jackson's "the lottery" aspects of human nature and the desire for one to suffer as long as everyday life contiues.

ley Jackson's "The Lottery" portrays many aspects of how traditions and rituals are carried on from generation to generation. Furthermore, her work has a great deal of symbolism that the reader can co ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Homeland" by Anna Maria Dell'oso

identity, is thoroughly explored by the composer. It is mainly about how identity is passed on from generation to generation, changes over time and is influenced by a person's surroundings. The compos ... influenced by time and surroundings.The composer shows that cultural identity is passed on from one generation to another and that it may change or be lost due to a person's surroundings, by the inter ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Why is Islam perceived as a threat to the west? What justification is there in viewing Islam as a political threat to the west?

Islam have been at odds with each other. The reason for this shared animosity (That has passed from generation to generation), is that throughout history, each religion and people have felt that their ...

(4 pages) 204 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Culture, Not Race" by Mark Nathan Cohen, Chronicle of Higher Education, April 17, 1998, pp.B4-B5.

et it lingers as a common belief in society. Popular everyday awareness of race is transmitted from generation to generation through cultural learning. Cohen maintains that greater efforts need to be ...

(2 pages) 80 0 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Religion in the New World.

Religion to some people is their identity, their heritage that is passed down from generation to generation in a way to discover themselves. For others it is a sense of balance and co ... he Old World theory that sanctioned it, the need for uniformity of religion in the state. The first generation of New England Puritans required that church members undergo a conversion experience that ...

(9 pages) 209 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why the New York Yankees are so successful.

bout these players that make the Yankees the team that they are. These stories are passed down from generation to generation. Stories of Yankee legends such as Babe Ruth bolting his 60th home run in 1 ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


s an autosomal recessive genetic trait, which means the gene defect is unknowingly passed down from generation to generation. This faulty gene only emerges when two carriers have children together and ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology