Essays Tagged: "jocks"

"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 ... acter 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 lose.Chet Dou ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Classification of common high school stereotypes.

be a few main stereotypes that can be found in a diverse high school. There's the preppies, goths, jocks, thugs, nerds, and last but not least, the hippies and skaters, who often fall into the same c ... description, of course you have your nerds, but at the top of the social hierarchy are the typical jocks wearing their lettermen's jackets and cheerleaders. It seems that everyone loves the jocks bec ...

(4 pages) 316 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Classification on high school.

how people should not be judge by their physical appearance.The most popular social group, the-big-jocks-on-campus, maintained authority with in the school. Driving into school with model year" Musta ... ed to get answers for tests and finals, which mislead their teachers as being model students. These jocks falsified there identity to get around, which mislead there teachers to think they did there v ...

(5 pages) 135 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Plot for a new TV series about 3 young boys in the 1950's.

ships into a family. They all like to cause trouble, pick up girls, and most of all, humiliate the "jocks" of the town who have been picking on them for years. The program takes place in the 1950s at ... eal from it as often as they want. Buck's whole life as a student has been terrible because of the "jocks" hazing him day in and day out."The next boy is Herbert. Herbert is 13 years old and it only t ...

(7 pages) 24 0 4.7 Oct/2003

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

Prejudice.

out upon the men and women walking towards them they see not people but stereotypes. There are the jocks, nerds, guidos, businessmen, the list goes on. These labels are the things that keep people fr ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sociology: Social Cliques in High School

d by their usually black clothes and body piercings, "geeks/nerds" who are the scholarly students, "jocks" who participate in sports and school activities, and usually "cheerleaders" make up their own ... een cliques are often very raw, particularly for the groups at the extremes of the social spectrum: jocks and outcasts. Even at the relatively well-integrated Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pa., it ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

s plain and accounts for almost the entire world. The average-man is a mix between the unsuccessful jocks and nerds along with many that do not dream. He may be in the form of Joe from Burger King or ...

(3 pages) 124 2 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Who directed and produced Michael Jackson's Thriller?

t on American popular culture. Remember the Miller Lite campaign with Rodney Dangerfield and the ex-jocks? Remember the famous Pepsi campaigns featuring Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie? York Pepperm ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Popularity

a crayon box does. Take a typical school for example. You have the outcasts, which can be red. The jocks, which can be blue. The preps, which can be yellow. And your popular group, which can be green ... etween. And if you go out of the lines, it just looks silly. So what would happen when you mix your jocks and preps together (blue and yellow). Does it instantly make your popular group (green)? No, i ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bullying

erson. Unfortunately, in the education system aggression rules; the popular students tend to be the jocks and the person the others want to cluster around. There is a group of children that are often ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Columbine whose fault is it

kas on the sleeves, spoke German, and often spoke of whom they hated, which included minorities and jocks. Student also reported that they were a group of outcasts, who were often teased and harassed ... tudent also reported that they were a group of outcasts, who were often teased and harassed by the "jocks" (the social elite of the high school). Eric Harris had a web page that detailed how to make p ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Dumb Jocks

cking, today athletes are required to be quite intelligent.In the days of the past, it was easy for jocks to get by on their physical status alone. However, now that is an impossibility. In today's so ...

(4 pages) 2268 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

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 ... ort, sometimes spikes, but generally they just rub gel in there and hope everything turns out okay. Jocks are those guys in class that sit in the back and have a comment about every little thing. Thei ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The "in" Crowd

wd.High School, the hardest part, the groups have been set by now. There are always going to be the jocks, the preps, the smart kids and the slackers. You are now judged by how you look, the clothes y ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The "in" Crowd

High School, the hardest part, the groups have been set by now. There are always going to be the jocks, the preps, the smart kids and the slackers. You are now judged by how you look, the clothes y ...

(2 pages) 420 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The "in" Crowd

High School, the hardest part, the groups have been set by now. There are always going to be the jocks, the preps, the smart kids and the slackers. You are now judged by how you look, the clothes y ...

(2 pages) 343 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cliques in School

Cliques usually are made up of a group of friends who have similar interests. There are the nerds, jocks, the popular crowd, freaks and any other group that teens choose to label. As teens discover t ... ally becomes the clique?s label, such as a male who wears a varsity jacket group may be seen as the jocks. These cliques that are formed are the driving force behind social patterns in the high school ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mean Girls - pop culture

by the popular girls and therefore not conforming to the hegemonic ideal. There are the preps, J.V. jocks, Asian nerds, cool Asians, varsity jocks, unfriendly black hotties, girls who eat their feelin ...

(5 pages) 22 2 2.3 Mar/2009

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