Essays Tagged: "Normality"

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

Tagalog. This is such a typical scenario that I have come to see it as my common interpretation of normality. Then, I think again. I think for those whom are less worldly, I think for those that have ... iddle of South East Asia, I extend my scope to a more global perspective. Then, I realize that true normality is very different. Over time, I have taken for granted, the impact, and more so, the scarc ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies


democracy leave a lot of room for further interpretation. Emile Durkheim, a functionalist wrote The Normality of Crime and Karl Marx along with Frederick Engle who is the author of Manifesto of the Co ... nclusion, the definition of democracy actually lies in the eye of the beholder. Durkheim in his The Normality of Crime saw democracy as a government that could change a society and with these changes ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How the tragedy of september 2001 affected the world of sports and its outlook.

the tragic events of September eleventh, life changed and so did the world of sports; however, now normality has begun to emerge and sports has returned to its old ways. This happened, because the pe ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The affects of Bipolar Disorder and teenage suicide.

der, is when a person experiences prolonged hopelessness and lethargy until eventually returning to normality. In the manic-depressive episode, there is a period of at least two weeks in which a perso ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cultural Relativism of Philosophy:-.

h debate about what makes something right. Cultural relativists would argue that it is the cultural normality's of a society itself, that makes an action morally right, while others would disagree and ... orter of cultural relativism. In conclusion to her observations of various peoples, she argued that normality is relative to culture, morally good is synonymous with normal, and therefore morality is ...

(6 pages) 205 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Understanding the Relationship Between American Schools and Society: A look at how society and curriculum are based upon each other

eved to always shape the education of children in one way or another. Schools in turn reinforce the normality's of the society they are based within. The subject matter of the curriculum taught in the ...

(7 pages) 233 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Character analysis, symbolism, what is "truth"?. Lots of quotes.

h even if it didn't happen" (13). Throughout the novel, we see "truth" intertwined with control and normality, all things which lead to a dramatic end.Society may not approve of something simply becau ...

(7 pages) 91 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Relativism versus Objectivism

nt principles, one culture has no basis to judge another culture's morals. She uses the argument of normality: each culture defines what behavior is normal to fit the behavior of the majority. The maj ... ehavior is normal to fit the behavior of the majority. The majority of that population then defines normality and lives by it, and only a small minority deviates from that normality. According to Bene ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Bipolar Disorder

nd irritable to sad and hopeless depression and back again. They will usually experience periods of normality in between. This distressing and disruptive disease affects men and women equally. These e ...

(3 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

"What exactly is "cultural relativism" in metaethics? Is cultural relatisim true? Can cultural relativists uphold the principle of cultural tolerance?

-apt (capable of being true or false). This theory is supported by Ruth Benedict as she argues that normality is relative to culture, to be morally "good" tantamount with normal, so therefore morality ... d" tantamount with normal, so therefore morality is relative to culture. However her statement that normality is synonymous with being morally good is without basis and overlooks the minority of socie ...

(9 pages) 102 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bookreport: The Double Helix. By James Watson

thing to do with the anything involing DNA. The most suprising of my inccurate expectations was the normality of scientist sharing their data and ideas. Watson description of the process changed my id ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ator, Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism deeply disturbed the political, social, economical, and artistic normality of United States in the 1950s', however this essay will only explore the impact it had on ...

(4 pages) 136 2 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Statistical Account of Hurricane Katrina and it's Effect on the Gulf Coast, Posed Question: Would this natural disaster have occured the same way if the politicans in command had been different?

MS bore the brunt of Katrina's force and will need weeks and months of recovery efforts to restore normality." ( is an argument as ...

(11 pages) 210 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology


lls being tears. The tears are heavy like a rock and disturb the calm waters which try to return to normality.The rings of the tree may be compared to how words affect us over and over again.The mirro ... ght be hurt by words but the initial sting may last for quite some time.Her life tries to return to normality. The tears grow old and covered in weeds, forgotten, but still there forever.Later in life ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How the black death affected the pysche of individuals, towards life and death, religion and spirtually, and morality based off of the intro from decameron

problems, good and bad, that never may have come up if it was not for the Black Death. Traditions, normality, social status, religion was all changed by the pure fear of death. Every day events surro ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Laws of Plato: Sophrosune and Symposium

can be summarized simply as the process of eliminating, or lessening extremes. It is used to ensure normality throughout the medium on which it is being conducted. But moderation is also a principle o ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Context of the 50's and 90's in general

Normality was done to with the World War 2 contributing to this and within the 50’s many countr ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Equus And Amadeus

and the film are set in two completely different time periods. This lets us explore the concept of normality "through the ages," so to speak. "Equus" is a play about a boy named Alan who stabs ... "Equus" and "Amadeus" have made me question a lot of things about the society and what is meant by "normality". I think that, in the end, Peter Schaffer is simply trying to figure out who is "normal" ...

(3 pages) 1630 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How Have Your Novels Explored The Relationship Between The Individuals And Their Societies?

ndividual an outsider. This is usually due to any deference of the individual from the standards of normality. The three brothers from The Sound and the Fury, Benjy, Quentin and Jason are, respectivel ... ociety does not accept: Jason, made into a neurotic, cruel person by the society's intolerance of abnormality; Mrs Godbold, made into a detached, quiet woman by events which occurred in her childhood, ...

(8 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Definition Of Normal

are different norms for the way we look and act. Our society has set an extremely high standard of normality with appearance. People believe that the norm for appearance, speaking from a woman's poin ... r people to reach, but often times, these goals are unattainable. A reason I am against the idea of normality in our society is because people often fail at obtaining these norms. This failure leaves ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American