Essays Tagged: "my generation"

James Bond

r actor in every movie he has been in. Then comes Pierce Bronsman because he has been in movies for my generation and I can relate with the stuff going on in his movies. Then would come Timothy Dalton ... y can't you stop watching them? Why have they made so many of them? eh? thats what I thought. I had my doubts about watching all these James Bond movies, but they were all good. Sean Connery Played a ...

(3 pages) 106 3 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The situation of our nation

ss.These statistics have been building for years but it is no longer just the baby-boomers problem. My generation just embarked down the same ruinous path. Many students come out of school not knowing ...

(2 pages) 102 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My search for a meaningful existence

        I am the representative embodiment of my nihilistic culture. I am narcissistic, insatiable, petty, apathetic and I am above all an emotio ... guilty of having any of these wholly pejorative attributes, because I had unconsciously suppressed my inherent will to attain a meaningful existence, in favor of the comfort and security that complac ... cy and futility provide. There exists in me a void, that is not uncommon to find in the members of my Eurocentric society, which is derived from the conscious or unconscious knowledge that our cultur ...

(19 pages) 453 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Nix the X. This is about how we shouldn't be labeled "Generation X"

us who grew up on MTV, video games, and microwave dinners, these are far from complimentary terms. My generation doesn't deserve the title 'Generation X' because it is an incorrect label that boomers ... ut justification. The phrase 'Baby Boomer' has a nice ring to it, but 'Generation X', suggests that my generation, those people ages eight-teen to twenty-five, are lost or undefined. According to many ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Music of Generation X

groups have been formed based upon their preference in music. Take for an example in the music of my generation, Generation X, there are several different groups oriented by music. In Generation X ... on, hate/racism, violence, and drug addiction. I am about to examine five different song lyrics of my generation to demonstrate the different tones and concerns they convey onto society and my genera ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Generation of Acceptance This essay describes the generation of individuals born in the 1980's and how social acceptance of homosexuality among youth has increased.

Homosexuality is accepted, and to a certain extent defended by individuals of my generation, while past generations believe that " 'Someone must not be afriad to say, 'moral perv ... oming out of the closet about their homosexuality to a much more accepting environment among people my age than in years past. Social acceptance of homosexuality is evident in the "Americans for the T ... e unsuitable for younger visitors.'" This statement, among many other steps taken by individuals in my generation in an effort to advocate the acceptance of homosexuality, are evidence for the claim t ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

One September Day

Trade Centers in New York City, and the Pentagon in Washington D.C. This was an act that no one in my generation has ever seen or experienced, except at a movie theatre on a Friday or Saturday night. ... Direct affect is through our immediate family, such as mom, dad, sister, brother, etc. Personally, my mother works for Continental Airlines and with the September 11th tragedy it has changed many thi ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sociological Imagination- differences between our generation and our granparent's

thers and fathers did, and there is a dramatic difference between the world of the grandparents and my generation.Times were different in the 1930's. These were the childhood years of my grandmother. ... on. Her family didn't have money, though luckily her father did have a job. The family consisted of my great grandparents and their two young daughters. Naida, the younger of the two, is my grandmothe ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Holocaust Museum.

the weekend, I had the opportunity to walk through the exhibits, getting in touch with a time that my generation can not forget and must learn from, so that we may never let a political party gain th ... rocities that went on behind the gates of Auschwitz and other concentration camps throughout Europe.My trip the Holocaust Museum was very enlightening yet depressing. Learning of what the 18 year olds ...

(1 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

Sex Education and Teens.

n about their bodies and their sense of self when they are much younger than elementary school.When my generation was in high school, we had basic sex education in biology class. This class was given ... his class was given in our sophomore year for ages 15 - 16 years old. By this time, at least 1/2 of my class already had sex or was thinking about it. This is way too old to be teaching the basics to ...

(3 pages) 149 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Woody guthrie- a great american.

ate a song that makes you think you are just born to lose. I am out to fight those kind of songs to my every last breath of air and my last drop of blood."-Woody GuthrieMany in my generation do now no ... eople whom he wrote the paper for. He also continued writing his harsh words to songs-Rich men took my home and drove me from my door,My wife took down die upon the cabin floor-Woody G.That was one of ...

(9 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pop Culture Pie

Somewhere in my attic, there is a population of trolls consorting with an entire menagerie of My Little Ponies. T ... nd New Kids on the Block forever plays in the background. This is the setting for the early days of my generation.This was a pivotal time in America's history. The stock market was rising, Clinton too ... eigned over the charts. Growing up, I didn't realize the significance of the events surrounding me. My world was a quieter one, filled more with toys and laughter than world news and politics. However ...

(6 pages) 140 3 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

History of Heavy Metal

as born? We can't say exactly. The first flash was "Kinks" with "You really got me" and "Who" with "My generation" in 1964. The first metallic executor was Alice Cooper. His group was found in 1965 an ... as called "The Spiders". In 1966 the world of rock was taken with "Summer of love". "Cream" and "Jimmy Hendrix Experience" were first group, who supplied metal on commercial base.The line of new group ...

(1 pages) 47 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Gaps of Generations

The Gaps of Generation "Yeah, and don't try and dig what we all say. Talkin' 'bout my generation." This is a quote from the song "My Generation" this version was done by oasis. The ga ...

(1 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A paper on why age resembles ones cultureal identity.

nization, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion. The identity that expresses the most intensity is my age. Age is what tells a person what they should be doing and how they should act. Age is one of ... lates to virtually twenty percent of America's population, puts me in a majority. The stereotype of my generation is that we have low expectations with high results and that many of us enroll in insti ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

History of The American City On Suburbs

My generation has rarely had a positive view of suburban life. I used to attribute this to the fact ... peers had all grown up within city limits, and not just A city, but 'The City of New York'. It was my assumption that we looked down at suburbs because we had never lived there. Now, here in Chicago, ... ban nation to one of the suburbs.When the Second World War ended, soldiers returned home to an economy revived. Many of their wives had been at work, there were more job opportunities than when they l ...

(7 pages) 131 1 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Generational Differences.

There are many differences between my generation and other older generations. The values that are held by my generation are very differ ... rations so they instilled those values into their children. This created a cycle that was broken by my generation and several generations before mine.Although parents try to teach children their value ... individualism and the fact that life has gotten easier for the youth. Since life has become easier my generation feels that it isn't necessary to have strong family ties or strong religious beliefs. ...

(1 pages) 2181 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Cultural Struggle

a first generation Indo- Canadian, I have found that I have had to maintain a fine balance between my parent's roots and this western culture I find myself living in. Sometimes I feel like I am in a ... in. Sometimes I feel like I am in a tug of war, caught between the two - the cultural beliefs that my parents refuse to let go and that of my generation. I am constantly being surrounded with hundred ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of Sherwood Anderson's "Winesburg Ohio"

for the genius of his works (Weber). William Faulkner commented that "[Anderson] was the father of my generation of American writers and the tradition of American writing which our successors will ca ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Music Plain And Simple

autiful magic of the melody behind them. Generations have experienced uplifting but regretful hand. My generation has the exposer too many different kinds of music. Some love Rap with its rhythmic ene ... he same time. The next act was easy to compare.        Oasis was the next band on my list . Although this is my favorite musical talent I must admit that they do lack the extreme rif ...

(2 pages) 284 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers