Essays Tagged: "Jock"

"Seperate Peace" essay in John Knowles

t social stereotypes, according to somepeople.In his book A Separate Peace, John Knowles represents jockswith Phineas, a character who believes that sports are the key tolife. Phineas is more of a spo ... eas, a character who believes that sports are the key tolife. Phineas is more of a sportsman than a jock. Real jocks onlycare about winning, Phineas makes sure it's not possible foranyone to win or lo ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

David Williamson. Essay dealing with themes/ideas in Williamson's "The Club" and "The Removalists"

tradition for his failure to win a premiership, 'You and your cronies wouldn't let me buy players.' Jock (the vice-president) replies, 'We were upholding an old tradition. It was wrong, but we believe ... lding an old tradition. It was wrong, but we believed in it.' Then in the next line, Laurie accuses Jock of supporting the rest of the committee in upholding the tradition not because he believed in i ...

(8 pages) 106 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Review of the movie the breakfast club. Talks about main message and filmography. Contains specific examples

to them. In the film, each major "group" was represented by a student. There was the princess, the jock, the brain, the rebel, and the outcast.The main message in the movie is that despite all our ou ... is revealed by depicting the fears, hopes and goals each character has. Andrew Clark is the popular jock who is always trying to please other people. He isn't happy with the type of person he is becau ...

(4 pages) 127 0 4.7 Dec/2002

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

Literary Response Essay (The Club, David Williamson).

gain. All six characters demonstrate this in one way or another - from the obvious egocentricity of Jock and Gerry to the seemingly loyal and unfaltering Laurie: firstly in his previous ploy to eventu ... erry to the seemingly loyal and unfaltering Laurie: firstly in his previous ploy to eventually oust Jock and then contemplating sacrificing Danny if it meant he had a better chance of rising to the to ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Breakfast club character analisis.

Andrew Clark, the jock, always seems to be pleasing other people; his father, his coach, his friends. They all see him ...

(6 pages) 71 1 5.0 Feb/2004

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

Halfway There

s large enough to be a body bag. Beside me was my brother, a semi-tall 16-year old, not the typical jock build, with lean shoulders and chicken legs.As we made our way past the ticket counter the auto ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Acid House, by Irvine Welsh

t story I will discuss is 'the shooter'. This short story is about a man called Gary and his friend Jock who set out to teach a man called 'Whitworth' a lesson. Withworth is and old enemy of Gary and ... d old enemy of Gary and Jock, who failed to pay them money on several different occasions. Gary and Jock decide to go to Whitworths house and threaten him with an un-loaded sawn off shotgun. When they ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparitive Essay - the nerd, the jock, and the average man

In the game of life, there are three basic characters, the nerd, the jock, and the average-man. The nerd has wealth, the jock has pride, and the average-man does not rea ... lse. To live life to the fullest, one should strive to be the best, either by being the nerd or the jock.First of the three, the nerd is the most financially successful and sits atop of the three char ... nerd lives a bitter-sweet life.Placing high standards on himself and going by life in big ways, the jock is a character with pride. He stands tall above many people and has physical power, but his rip ...

(3 pages) 124 2 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Violence In Sports

mpetition. Instead of pop-culture, indie-culture or alternative-culture we have become a society of jock-culture. John Walsh, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of the sports cable network ESP ... ndiscriminatingly receptive to inviting sports into their culture. Democracy has been replaced with Jockocracy. The passion over sports issues can rival the intensity of political debates. According t ...

(10 pages) 109 0 2.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Seperate Peace

riend Phineas. Phineas and Gene were the basic high school best friends. Phineas was the all around jock and excelled in every sport. Where Gene was the smart valedictorian, and excelled in every subj ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journey To The Center Of The Cell

onaire spread through the halls quickly at school the next day. When the word got to Matt, the buff jock at the school, he chuckled to himself and said "Is Luke even in good enough shape to win the co ...

(8 pages) 1281 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

America Pie

going out with his girlfriend for over a year and trying to get her to have sex with him. Oz is the jock of the group and is not very sensitive, which makes dating girls hard for him. Throughout trial ...

(4 pages) 403 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dediction To A Sport

, you would never guess by my cover that inside I was a determined, dedicated and motivated little 'jock'. My gymnastics career started when I was seven years old, going one day a week to the g ...

(3 pages) 361 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Case: Maple Leaf Shoes Ltd., Legal Challenges

s so that Rosetta can hear it, just to embarrass her. Furthermore, her male co-workers told a dirty jock and asked Rosetta if she understood or if she could tell one as well.Usually, sexual harassment ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The breakfast club

rent next time that I am at the rental store. I chose to explain the points of view of Andrew, the jock, and Allison the loner/quite person. I will also be making use of the key terms Clique Groups, ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Class Groups

f they are told to believe something they will believe that. Sometimes people put the preps and the jocks in the same category. Teachers sometimes favor these kids over others. (Have witnessed these a ... in the same category. Teachers sometimes favor these kids over others. (Have witnessed these acts.) JOCKS - People who are under the classification of jocks are said to also be preps. The jocks are th ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Boys - A Comparitive

lly easy to understand, unlike girls. Most fall into three general groups, they are as fallows: the Jock, the Slacker, and the Dork. To be a Jock, one doesn't necessarily have to be a CIF Champ ... ver on the Varsity football team. These boys don't always have to live and breathe sports. They are Jocks because of their attitudes and the way they dress. You recognize them because they stand with ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Reflection Of An Observation

e students I interviewed seemed very stereotypical of certain roles that an adolescent can take on (jock, joker, etc.) I don't think that this is a particularly bad thing though it is something that a ...

(1 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A character in Henry James’ short story, Portrait of a

eps also plays a big part in the envelope, as Madame Merle refers to, that defines our self. I am a jock. Ask anyone. How is it that what I am can be summed up in one word, or that others could do the ... his not further supporting Madame Merle? If by trying to show that I am different, more than just a jock, a skater, whatever, and I dress in a different way, I am defining myself once again by my surr ...

(2 pages) 940 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Greatest Games

players are covered from head to toe in bulky protective equipment needing a helmet, shoulder pads, jock, pants, shin pads, skates etc. As where their soccer counterparts only use a handful of protect ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays