Essays Tagged: "many children"

Christianity and the old testiment

'Religion' is a simple word that divides humanity in several groups. It is the claim of many influential Christian and Jewish theologians that the only genuine basis for morality is in rel ... into their beliefs, but conform to the beliefs that have run in their families for generations. Not many children break away from the traditional religion in their family because it has been practiced ... away from the traditional religion in their family because it has been practiced and influenced for many years. If one should participate in breaking tradition, he could be challenged by the family to ...

(2 pages) 116 3 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Medival Medicine

ss than desirable even from the time of birth.In the villages chronic inbreeding must have produced many children who star-ted life with a built in weakness, either mental or physical. Many would die ... of now.'Provision for lepers, who were the outcasts of society, was the motive for the foundationof many of the earliest hospitals, which were intended not for the cure of the sick but asrefuge for th ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stimulants and Their Effects

ibed for ADHD Children?In this day and age, drugs are being prescribed without hesitation. In fact, many of these drugs are being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders ... is disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has many side effects and its long-term effects are unknown. It can also lead to addiction. Approximatel ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Old Fashioned Education This is kind of a book report on the difference between education today, and the way it is explained in the authors essay.

Old Fashioned EducationHow many children do you know that love to be in school? John Holt, in his essay School Is Bad for Child ... weekend because it was due on Monday. By the time the weekend had rolled around we had played with many ideas and had eliminated all but one. Dad calculated the measurements that we needed to make th ...

(9 pages) 220 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How Huck (by mark Twain) Uses His Creativity, Luck, and Wits to Get Rid of the Pits

t thing Huck did was to make sure that pap was far away before starting his getaway. At this point, many children of Huck's age would merely get in a canoe and head down stream, most likely getting ca ... d, and he left because his new guardian treated him poorly. This was a very good choice because not many strangers will question a person their parent's death. Huck Left the lady's house with a snack ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Does Video Game Violence Have Effects on Children?

This project shows if video game violence affects children.Many children between the ages of eight years old and tenyears old will be observed before, during, ...

(2 pages) 295 2 3.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Teen Violence

olent. Teens care so little about others because so little care has been shown them(MacDonald 1A).' Many children today in society contain hate and bitterness, andbecause of this do they become a prob ... lead to the striking of the child. Though discipline isimportant, it must be controlled. There are many other forms of discipline ranging fromgrounding, to taking away luxuries. But when parents star ...

(6 pages) 207 3 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling. Shows the relevance of the children's stories to adults

y adults. This is how a lot of people envision children's stories. This vision is completely false. Many children's stories deal with adult matters. The real difference is the author is skillful enoug ... ough for a child to understand. One author who is known for this is Rudyard Kipling. He has written many short stories in his life. The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, and the Just So Stories are ...

(11 pages) 126 0 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critique of Bruno Bettelheim's and Karen Kolbenschlag's interpretation of "Cinderella"

As is well known, the famous storytale "Cinderella" has many variants across cultures and time periods. These variants have been found to have the same gene ... Bye: Breaking the Spell of Feminine Myths and Models."The story of Cinderella finds its way into so many children's hearts because of a resemblance children feel with the heroine. Both Bettelheim and ... lheim is able to provide some interesting insight into the motif of ashes. He states that there are many examples in the German language of how being forced to work among the ashes is not only a symbo ...

(4 pages) 126 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Descriptive essay on Santa Claus

One of the most important imaginary figures on this earth, who has touched the hearts and souls of many children, is Saint Nicholas. St. Nick, better known as Santa Claus, is notorious for bringing g ... surprise.The task of fulfilling the dreams of millions of children is not an easy one. It requires many trusted helpers. These helpers include parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, and of course ...

(2 pages) 199 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

This is an chapter by chapter summary of the book Becoming Attached, did it for extra credit

were put up for adoption were not adopted until after their infant years because doctors found that many children in orphanages were prone to not being very intelligent later on in life and even some ... not mainstream.Another important idea in this chapter has to do with the Oedipus complex. Freud had many patients whom were hysterical and he blamed this on the molestation from parents, but later ret ...

(45 pages) 492 0 3.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

summary of adler's theory of personality

was based on the inferiority complex and the striving for superiority. He felt as though there were many situations within a child's life that could bring about these inferiority feelings. Adler thoug ... hild feels inferior because they are younger and smaller than most others are, and because of this, many children form inferiority feelings.From childhood, these types of children begin to develop an ...

(5 pages) 293 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Human Brain and Learning

s. The human brain is constantly learning, acquiring, and thirsting for knowledge. Why, then, do so many children "hate" school? Could it be that educators don't understand the brain?When people learn ... fibers that extend from the neuron--reach out and grow together. If information can be processed in many different ways, the connections will be stronger. Teachers need to understand how the brain mak ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Juvenile Delinquency

e community may not be against the law in another community. In some communities, the police ignore many children who are accused of minor delinquencies or refer them directly to their parents. But in ... misbehavior is much more common than is indicated by arrest records and juvenile court statistics. Many studies have been made in an effort to determine the causes of delinquency. Most of these have ...

(4 pages) 200 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Child Labor issues, solutions

mines and factories. They are found almost everywhere under varying forms and terms of employment. Many work as unpaid family labor, but a growing number are also found working as wage laborer, casua ... casually hired, just as casually fired.They are mostly found nearly everywhere. No one is sure how many children work because of child laborers are largely hidden from the world. This is what the Int ...

(7 pages) 336 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

This is a Literary Analysis paper on "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

ety and with fate. Shirley Jackson was a good and very successful writer during her time. She wrote many children's books, novels, and short stories. In this paper I am going to analyze the conflict t ... rms and styles because she was, like everyone else, a complex human being, confronting the world in many different roles and moods. She tried to express as much of herself as possible in her work, and ...

(4 pages) 396 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How Successful was the Nazi youth policy?

trong fighter and for the Girls they wanted to make them into reliable housewives and the bearer of many children (but only if they were of pure Aryan blood).The Nazis concentrated heavily on the yout ... only if they were of pure Aryan blood).The Nazis concentrated heavily on the youth policy and there many groups set up to lure children of all ages into them. As far as numbers go they were very succe ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II


tionAlcoholism is a very big problem worldwide. Alcoholism affects families, friends and relatives. Many children live in households with at least one alcoholic parent. Many people have either married ... three to four times more likely to develop alcohol problems then the children of non-alcoholics. As many as three million americans over the age of sixty are alcoholics or have serious drinking proble ...

(2 pages) 153 3 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Issue Of Too Mnay Children

The Issue Of Too Many ChildrenThe recent news of the birth of octuplets in Houston has rekindled discussion of the et ... fertilization to live birth. There just isn't enough room, nutrition, or oxygen to go around for so many fetuses, as the months of bed rest and the tenuous medical courses of the two most recent cases ... r have to face. Physicians using fertility-enhancing techniques know that fertility drugs can cause many eggs to be ovulated at once. Many or all of those eggs can be fertilized to create the freakish ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Annie Dillard's "Handed My Own Life"

ily of OneWith much enthusiasm and ease, Annie Dillard's "Handed My Own Life" tells us a story that many children may relate to. The excitement and wonder that ensnared her mind when Dillard laid her ... reams several times when she was younger, Dillard became spellbound by the scientific world and its many microscopic organisms. From the amoeba to the "euglena with its one red eye," (Chaffee 50) Dill ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American