Essays Tagged: "mid twentieth century"

this is a college paper on MENTAL ILLNESS AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

al IllnessMental illness seems to be a growing problem in societies all around the world. Until the mid-twentieth century a large proportion of people who were classified as mentally ill and admitted ...

(15 pages) 1401 4 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Discusses characters in "The crucible" by Arthur Miller

rue story of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Miller wrote the play to parallel thesituations in the mid-twentieth century of Alger Hiss, Owen Latimore, Julius and EthelRosenburg, and Senator McCarthy, ... s. Tituba's tricks led her to the conclusion that her babies were murderedwhile under the care of a midwife, Goody Osburn. Osburn is later accused of witchcraft.Ann Putnam's husband also influences he ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This is an essay about the originality of mental health and where it is going from here. How mental health use to be viewed and how far we have come from there.

tal HealthMental illness seems to be a growing problem in societies all around the world. Until the mid-twentieth century a large proportion of people who were classified as mentally ill and admitted ...

(7 pages) 410 2 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay describes the events leading up to the International Style of architecture being used in America, the architects who led this movement and what their accomplishments were.

ay this style was, there is great importance in the entire movement made in architecture during the mid-twentieth century. Understanding where the International Style came from, who was involved and w ...

(5 pages) 140 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Hurston and Wright : Culture and Racism

"Big Black Good Man." Although, both reveal the struggles of African Americans during the early to mid-twentieth century, Hurston and Wright approach their stories with a different objective and styl ... ch is written in the third person point of view, Wright's story is told from the point of view of a middle-aged scrawny white man, Olaf. The story begins with Olaf being happy with himself and his lif ...

(4 pages) 128 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Vietnam's History till 1954

y and economic prosperity, which would prove to be a struggle of great magnitude. Leading up to the mid twentieth century, Vietnam had become a country defined by its determination to be an independen ... esisting the Chinese.It was not too long that Vietnam was free from foreign colonial threat. By the mid nineteenth century the French had become very interested in the resource rich lands. This was th ...

(10 pages) 72 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Saul ALinsky - Civil Disobedience

Saul Alinsky, a man of many virtues pioneered civil disobedience in the midTwentieth century by inspiring entire communities to act as a whole in order to effect aspecific ... n three thousand years ago, the first widely recorded act of civildisobedience occurred when Hebrew midwives stood up to the order of the Egyptianpharaoh and refused to kill babies born to Hebrew moth ... their troops from Vietnam.The antiwar movement attracted members not only from college campuses, butmiddle class suburbs, labor unions, and government institutions. The movements gainednational promin ...

(8 pages) 96 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Joseph McCarthy Trials

Joseph McCarthy was a U.S. senator in the mid twentieth century, whose great fear of the rising communist party in both the Soviet Union and i ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Essay on the Yearling Books Publication

is written in a very simple style with the somewhat condescending tone typical of many books of the mid twentieth century intended for young children, and is more notable for its illustrations by Leon ... ere Jody is spending the night with Fodder-wing. The household is roused by a "varmint hunt" in the middle of the night. The six big, black-bearded, older Forrester sons, stark naked, drink moonshine ...

(13 pages) 17 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Comparative commentary: Flann O'Brien's novel "The Third Policeman" and "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac

in a way very alike; they are both extracts from fictional novels and they were both written in the mid-twentieth century. Text B is an extract from Flann O'Brien's novel "The Third Policeman", and it ... hat is accomplished by using bathos-style writing. Something as common as a narrow, old road in the middle of hills is brought to life and a mysterious and intriguing atmosphere is created around it b ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Equality" and "Human" Defined by Genocide

fine genocide, we can effectively understand the meanings of "equality" and "human" in Japan in the mid-twentieth century.Because Japan is a homogenous nation, human rights and equality have been part ... n Japan, the Rape of Nanking, and ways to define genocide, we now see that equality in Japan in the mid-twentieth century was clouded by brutality, death, and slaughter. By recognizing this, we must n ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Women in the progressive period

The mid-twentieth century was a breeding ground for advances in many aspects of America. The First World ... t role that directly helped soldiers in battle. Women had come a great distance in twenty years.The mid-twentieth century was an extremely important time for the progression of women. Women gain more ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Without Sanctuary

ventures leaving black in the hands of vengeful white southerners. This period from 1877 up to the mid 20th century is sometimes referred to as the "Southern White Redemption." The images reflected t ... hite Redemption." The images reflected the lives of all American in the late nineteenth through the mid twentieth century. During this time life was excruciatingly challenging for African Americans, d ...

(2 pages) 506 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reader response theory and the

During the mid twentieth century, the literary community witnessed the descent of the New Criticism and the eme ... s the reader to a specific emotional attitude, and with its beginning arouses expectations for the 'middle and end', which can then be maintained intact or altered, reoriented or even fulfilled ironic ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The old man and the sea

zer Prize. The year after that it won the Nobel Prize. The Old Man And The Sea is set in the mid-twentieth century in Cuba and the Gulf Stream. The gulf stream being where the old man was beate ...

(4 pages) 1252 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams vividly describes mid-twentieth century New Orleans, as he perceived it, through his play ?A Streetcar Named Desire?. ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Underneath It All

"wiped away the grit and tears from [her] face [and] he tipped [her] head up" (Golden 112). Back in mid twentieth century Japan, any adult man who cared about a child's little, unfortunate accident wo ...

(3 pages) 361 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Is Justice Blind?

y even before the case was brought to court? Has the relatively recent Civil Rights Movement of the mid-twentieth century made any positive effects on the legal and judicial system when it comes to th ... roximately 578,800 people in 1980. By 1990, that number had grown to 1,148,702 inmates. In 1998, by mid-year, our prison and jail population had risen to over 1.8 million persons. These numbers descri ...

(14 pages) 170 0 4.4 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Greenhouse Effect –The Importance&Effects

The importance of the greenhouse effect was just conceived in the mid-twentieth century. "For billions of years, cosmic forces shaped Earth, and land and air coevolve ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Women under Totlitarian Regimes

The totalitarian regimes that became powers in the early to mid twentieth century had enormous impacts on the world. One of the most apparent impacts was the ch ... many negative effects of governments with absolute rulers. The totalitarian rulers of the early to mid twentieth century left a scar on the world that has shaped history.BibliographyClifford Kirkpatr ...

(5 pages) 22 2 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History