Essays Tagged: "Graffiti"

Women and Territory

ation of a boundary can have serious consequences. For instance, a gang uses visual stimuli such as graffiti to illustrate a marked territory. The unreadable words to the average person mean nothing. ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Debate Brief

lking home with his daughter is killed with his own gun after hestops and confronts a gang spraying graffiti on a street.II. Resolved : that the Federal Government should pass laws to prevent the deve ... ackground. They lay claim to a particular territory. They typically 'tag' their territory with gang graffiti and are willing to defend their turf to the death.Professor Cornel West, a Princeton Univer ...

(12 pages) 316 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A paper on patriotism

erican or white then you were a slave, you were known as basically a "nothing". I think that in our graffiti, a few words tie in with this, words such as Selfish, and Snobby. We were so selfish and sn ...

(1 pages) 67 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Two Piece Reclining Figure" a Henry Moore sculpture.

period and Chinese scroll hangings, than reemerging again in modern painting styles such as Cubism, Graffiti, and Pop Art that used everyday items as symbols to reflect modern culture. This paper will ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Gangs and the issues about gangs.

angs. Street gangs have leaders, identifying signs such as clothing style, colors, hand symbols, or graffiti marked on their turf. Some engage in criminal activities and they're committed to defend th ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Why Laws are broken and deterents to the breaking of them

t the areas and people around them.Some people break the law for sheer pleasure and enjoyment, like graffiti and stealing. But there are many ways that a person is able to enjoy themselves, without th ...

(3 pages) 49 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Violence and Crime within new schools

force can take the forms of crimes against people or property (Kreiner, 1996). A student may spray graffiti on the side of a school, steal from someone's purse or from the lunch line or injure anothe ...

(43 pages) 517 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Vandalism and how it is a problem today.

able a possession in which they are not the rifle owner of. This would also consist of acts such as graffiti. Now let's see our definition compared to that of other legitimate sources.Dictionary.com - ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Violence on tv and children

cars that slowly drove by during recess. Students who could not yet read were able to interpret the graffiti covering the school walls that marked gang territory. My students lived in a violent world. ...

(40 pages) 281 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hip-Hop on the Dip-Drop?

was a culture encompassing four main elements: Dejaying or Turntablism, Emceeing, Breakdancing, and Graffiti. Its main purpose was to unify people through lyrics that reflected real life issues the re ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Personal/creative writing, TOPIC: my mother was right

ks. My phone beeps angrily at me. Yes. I know I'm late.Finally a tram arrives and I collapse onto a graffiti-covered seat and stare out the window watching the shops whiz by as my mind inevitably drif ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Persuasive Essay: Curfews.

help of a strict curfew. This curfew would help keep a watch out for people who are up to no good. Graffiti has been a popular way to express one's feelings in recent time. Although this may not be c ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Vandalism in Langhorne

l, well-kept, living environment. Those of us who have lived here for a long time easily notice the graffiti on bridges, spray-painted traffic signs, and gangs of rowdy teenagers harassing shoppers in ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Is graffiti art or crime?

In the late 1960's, graffiti became more than just a political statement or gang mark, it became a hobby and an art to s ... f creatively expressing themselves in an oppressed society. However, was this reason enough for the graffiti to be tolerated or accepted as a part of society? Since the 60's and especially the 70's, g ... he effect of this art is underestimated, and more often than not it is unappreciated. The questions graffiti bring up are not just about graffiti, but about the functions and ways of U.S. society. Peo ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

Open GCSE Creative Writing Coursework 2005

ing and clearly drunk after a good night out. As I leaned against the brick wall smothered in fresh graffiti, I lit up a fag and noticed my hands ever so slightly shaking. Get it together man, I told ...

(4 pages) 78 4 4.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Writings on the Wall - Opinion essay: A paper on art crimes and its history - Graffiti.

as the response Rhome (prefers not to use his real name) gave me when describing his feelings about graffiti. However; his positive outlook is very different than that of societies' today, because of ... ay, because of the negative connotations that society associates with the word itself. Nonetheless; graffiti simply means: words or drawings scratched or scribbled on a wall. The word comes from the G ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Spencer-Part 1: Spence is the leader of a gang enterprise in Jamaica. The underworld of organized crime

ught. Rain slithered its way along the dirty, grubby building walls constituting somewhat excellent graffiti. The rainwater on the sidewalk raised a little, wavering repeatedly towards and away my bar ...

(20 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Graffiti And Gender

Graffiti Section 1: Data Collection Any writing that was disgusting, humorous and eye-catching made ... inal location I visited was Duane Physical Science Building. I encountered a much different kind of graffiti here. It was much different from my findings in the library. The only difficulties I had we ... breaks. It was sometimes difficult to tell which comment was first and which followed.For the men's graffiti section a friend out side of class, Evan Zacharias, assisted me. I believe he only visited ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gunfire

Our opinions about graffiti are. Using our "FREEDOM OF SPEECH" first amendment. Graffiti is an art, yeah is art b ... way but what could we do we can't stop the vandalism or the gang banging on walls. My way of seeing graffiti is like all the taggers or the people. Taggers express their self identity by writing or dr ... he people. Taggers express their self identity by writing or drawing. The society had tried to stop graffiti and they say that graffiti is a crime "But IS NOT". Even though they keep on trying, ...

(1 pages) 405 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Graffiti Abatement

Graffiti Abatement Eradicating harmful underground networks seems to be the latest trend. Th ... e anti-terrorism attitude throughout the world. Contributing is a new war breeding deep within anti-graffiti organizations and city beautification bureaus around the world. The front line is everywher ... tion bureaus around the world. The front line is everywhere, making an efficient method of removing graffiti priceless to cities throughout the world. However, this new battleground presents a problem ...

(3 pages) 743 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers