Essays Tagged: "Misrepresentation"

Secrets. We Have Them, We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them? Refers to "The scarlet letter" by Hawthorne

We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them?Deception is defined by Webster's Dictionary as the art of misrepresentation. Throughout the history of mankind, the use of deception to promote oneself to a h ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

America-Democratic Nation By: Tan Ly

t the roots of the issues not only in our political system, but also in our society such as racism, misrepresentation, misunderstandings, and stereotypes, just to list a few.The three ideas presented ... under represented need to get out to vote. If they do not go out to vote, then they do deserve the misrepresentation that they are used to, unless they are in a racially segregated community, where v ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

RESPONSE TO "THE ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE" BY PLATO. a brief examination of plato's allegory.

e situation of these prisoners, and assume that we too have no knowledge of our captivity or of the misrepresentation of reality that we have become accustomed to since birth. So then who are those th ...

(1 pages) 183 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Importance of Carnival in Aphra Behn's The Rover

al reign of Spain, a large cast of characters becomes embroiled in scenes of infidelity, seduction, misrepresentation, and elaborate swordplay, which create tension and confusion in addition to many c ...

(4 pages) 103 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Law in relation to misrepresentation drives a 'coach and four' through the hallowed principle of caveat emptor" Discuss.

question it is necessary to define each phrase in turn. Firstly, the idea of the law in relation to misrepresentation. A representation is 'a statement of fact made by one party to the contract (the r ... representee to enter into the contract' Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston. It therefore follows that a misrepresentation is merely a representation that is untruthful. Subsequently, the phrase 'coach and ...

(6 pages) 72 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

British Plans against France, and against the Jews in 1915

now a defeated anachronism, informs British attitudes even today. It had its genesis in a historic misrepresentation: the inflation, out of all relation to the reality, of the so-called Arab Revolt d ...

(4 pages) 63 2 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Argumentative Essay- Fast-Food Advertising Deceives Americans to Obesity

advertising that falsely leads them to believe that fast-food is healthy; this is an unconscionable misrepresentation on the part of the advertisers and thus should be punished.Firstly, what is the po ...

(4 pages) 214 2 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

2004 USC Honors College Essay Choice 1: Values gained by continuing to differentiate "low" art from "high" art

ury technology such as television "dumbs down" society and encourages uniformity, but this may be a misrepresentation. Leveling implies the population becomes the same or close to it, which has never ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

WHAT IS MEANT BY THE TERM "UNCONSCIONABLE CONTRACT"?

iness in Australia has been dramatically altered in recent years by the legislative prohibitions of misrepresentation, undue influence and, in limited cases, unconscionable conduct.Lord Denning - "Unc ... f an unconscionable bargain of the kind which equity would set aside, even in the absence of fraud, misrepresentation or undue influence. Of course, the bank and the respondents did not meet on equal ...

(17 pages) 117 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

INFLUENCE OF ARAB CULTURE ON ADVERTISING

selves and others.1.3 THE HARM DONE BY ADVERTISING1.3.1 ECONOMIC HARM OF ADVERTISINGThat happens by misrepresentation and holding relevant facts. Good example for that is advertising for "brand" and b ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Electoral College

t no longer represents the people, the people have the duty to change it. An example of this misrepresentation is in the year 2000. It was a tight race between the Republican Candidate, George ...

(1 pages) 962 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

False Pretense Versus Larceny by Trick

he victim believes them to be true. A victim's property must be given to the accused relying on the misrepresentation and must be to the detriment of the victim and the benefit of the accused. Merriam ... Webster's Dictionary of Law defines larceny by trick as "larceny of property obtained by the use of misrepresentation esp. in getting an owner to hand over something in the belief that it is for tempo ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Report on Representation of Male Nurses, In Popular Media Sources

1 Introduction1.1 AimThis report aims to reveal the misrepresentation of male nurses in popular media.1.2 SourcesThe sources researched by this report c ... ckgrounds.3.2 Possible consequences of this representation3.2.1 PositiveA possible outcome with the misrepresentation of male nurses could be job security as this representation as homosexuals could d ... ge Medical students to take up Nursing as a career.3.2.2 NegativeA negative situation caused by the misrepresentation of male nurses that is common on many social levels is discrimination. That is why ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Deceptive TV Advertisements and Childhood Obesity

as nutritious and balanced for optimal body functioning and preservation. However, the unscrupulous misrepresentation of TV advertising has caused millions to choose fast-food restaurants over healthi ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.5 Feb/2007

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

Bambi's Misrepresentation Of Absent Fathers And Present Mothers

Bambi's Misrepresentation of Absent Fathers and Present Mothers Is a mother figure an essential par ...

(6 pages) 1533 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Collusion

CONSEQUENCES OF CHEATINGAcademic Misconduct: Collusion, Plagiarism and Misrepresentation of FactsThe definition of collusion is: 1. a secret agreement, esp. for fraudulent ... learning, which may be a valuable component of students' scholarly development. As a part of this, misrepresentation of one’s or another’s identity for academic purposes could also be a for ... iety or is published and is later found to be the work of another through collusion, plagiarism, or misrepresentation of facts, the individual could find himself publicly discredited, facing a lawsuit ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Active Audience

ssage through exchange of pleasure. For example, a viewer of the Cosby Show can argue that it shows misrepresentation of African Americans and be against the show. However, the viewer still decides to ...

(3 pages) 30 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Media Influences and Other Selected Issues in Adolescent Psychology Texts

chology. For the most part, the concerns involving the textbooks reviewed represented the misuse or misrepresentation of the materials cited. However, errors of omission may be equally important.One p ... citation appears especially noteworthy when one considers recent cautions concerning the misuse or misrepresentation of psychological research findings in psychology texts (Miller, 1978; Sommer & ...

(7 pages) 61 0 4.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Steroids in Sports

nse of Supplements the legalities of supplements for athletes and how the issue has been clouded by misrepresentation of some supplements because dietary supplements are lumped into the same category ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ethics Article

According to Miller and Bahnson, the misrepresentation of financial statements to make a company appear to be thriving is rampant even wi ... about changes such as stronger enforcement of the regulations attempting to prevent the deliberate misrepresentation of records. President Bush enacted the Sarbanes-Oxley Act( of 2002 which basically ...

(2 pages) 348 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers