Essays Tagged: "offense"


e no running with the ball, no fouling, out of bounds and no runningover the other teams players on offense. I really enjoy playing this game andI practice a lot outside on my court and play for P.A.L ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hawthorne - Melville Comparitive Essay

tters worse, one of the corporals tells Claggart that Billy Budd was ridiculing him. Claggart takes offense at this lie and begins to watch Billy vigilantly. When Billy finds out from a veteran sailor ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Phoniness, The True Face And The False Face in "Cather in the Rye" by Salinger

mpathetic, and maturecharacter inside. Throughout the entire story, Holden uses unchastelanguage to offense himself. The use of these words may insult thereader, but the truth is, he is building a fac ...

(2 pages) 98 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discipline in Education, 'Discipline in the Classroom: Past and Present'

al punishment in general can be defined as the infliction ofpain or confinement as a penalty for an offense committed by a student.During the time that corporal punishment was used by schools all over ... lar students disability, or even creativity forthe main reason of punishing the student for a minor offense. Teacher'sdid this by often reading a student's personal journal to the whole class,reading ...

(6 pages) 241 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

sified in various ways. For example, they sometimes are grouped according to the seriousness of the offense, according to the motives of the offenders. Such crimes may include economic crimes, politic ... orality include disorderly conduct, gambling, prostitution, public drunkenness, and vagrancy. These offenses generally involve lighter penalties than do crimes against people or property. Criminologis ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Violence and corruption in a "Clockwork orange" John Anthony Burgess Wilson

iety where violence reigns. This novel has a very direct nature, and is often blunt to the point of offense, but this makes it more powerful and helps to further its point. This point is that everyone ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Would a triumvirate Presidency make the executive branch more democratic, or would it simply make things worse?

in chaos. Splitting up duties among three presidents would be a daunting task; each man would take offense to any loss of power. Heated rivalries would develop among these men causing instability in ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Tax evasion in Canada.

rted by the tax payer is less than the tax payable under the law, or a conspiracy to commit such an offense."(9) In compare to United States, tax evasion is not a big amount in Canada, but as a form o ... ling stolen goods, prostitution and gambling.Failure to file a tax return is one of the most common offenses a citizen can commit regarding to tax evasion. Every individual living within the borders o ...

(21 pages) 131 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Abortion in Texas

as homicide and it seems that at early Common Law abortion was a felony, and, therefore, a hanging offense. Later commentators, Coke and Blackstone, held expressly that abortion after quickening was ... the quickeningdistinction was removed and all abortion was punished as a single felony. In1861, the Offenses Against the Person Act, 24 & 25 Vict., c. 100, § 59,introduced a replacement statu ...

(14 pages) 129 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

"Wuthering Heights", by Emily Bronte.

Revenge: action(s) taken in return for an injury or offense. Revenge is often times the epitome of one's humiliation, fear, or even demise. Revenge goes ...

(5 pages) 64 0 2.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

No one person is perfect.

el Hawthorne's Puritanical novel, The Scarlet Letter, the main character, Hester Prynne, commits an offense of infidelity against her husband, Roger Chillingworth. From then on her secret affair with ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.0 Sep/2003

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

This is a reaction to Douglas N. Husak's argument that drunk driving is not a serious offense.

. Douglas Husak puts forth an argument that stresses why he believes drunk driving is not a serious offense and should not warrant jail time for the offender, while Bonnie Steinbock believes that drun ... nt jail time for the offender, while Bonnie Steinbock believes that drunk driving is a very serious offense, and could be grounds for murder. Husak's work fails to convince the reader that drunk drivi ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2003

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

Robert Frost's "Mending Wall".

I built a wall I'd ask to know/What I was walling in or walling out,/And to whom I was like to give offense." (lines 32-34). The narrator makes a great emphasis as to the actual point of the wall; how ...

(1 pages) 154 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The importance of the social contract as a necessary tool for any functional government.

"Once this multitude is united this way into a body, an offense against one of its members is an offense against the body politic. It would be even less pos ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

A brief overview of the beginning of WWI including trench warfare

nderstanding that these new technologies could be used just a well for defense as they could be for offense.This stalemate on the western front caused the both the Germans and the French to dig a vast ...

(1 pages) 27 1 2.5 Jan/2004

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

Magic vs. Technology in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

urt by Mark Twain met with mixed reviews when it was published in 1889. The British especially took offense at the novel, feeling that it may damage their history and culture and dishonor the ideals o ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.2 Feb/2004

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

Cruel and Evil Punishment

During the Middle Ages, punishment was the solution to every criminal or social offense ranging from stealing to adultery to heresy. All these areas of medieval punishment had ther ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Not Your Typical Villain (William Shakespeare's classic play Hamlet).

the fact that Hamlet is, after all, a tragedy.The king's soliloquy begins with him speaking of his offense and claiming that it "smells to heaven". He is aware of the gravity of his crime and knows t ... idea from Shakespeare's Macbeth. He then asks, "Whereto serves mercy but to confront the visage of offense?" He is asking what purpose is served by mercy other than deal with the face- visage is Fren ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

King lear and oedipus rex

oid his fate, he unwittingly commits the very acts that were predicted. The actual logistics of the offense are quite impressive. Both Oedipus and his parents work independently of each other to avoid ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Vietnam War Affecting America

oared to 82,000 American troops in Vietnam. From there, the American defense quickly turned into an offense, and transportation flights turned in to rescue missions. This was about the time that Ameri ...

(5 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers