Essays Tagged: "parents and children"

This essay is about divorce in todays society. IT contains facts and figures as well as a bibliography of works cited. I got a good grade on this paper for my comp II class.

e changes comes the possibility of remarriage and the creation of new families which bring together parents and children without blood ties. These are called "blended families" and are more prevalent ... on. In a recent classroom survey, 100% of the students in the classroom responded that either their parents or another family member had experienced a divorce. The rise of divorce rates can be seen as ...

(8 pages) 481 2 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

King Lear is a play about conflict between parents and children. Discuss this theme and one other of your choice.

Conflict is a major theme in Shakespeare's play King Lear. The conflict between parents and children is what makes up most of this theme. Lear is often having arguments with his th ... t have the same strength of spite. Without the loyalty there would be no reconciliation between the parents and their children.

(3 pages) 66 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Self Help Book for Parents about dealing with children. WAFA NURDIN

Throughout time, parents and children have interacted everyday about many of life's tough problems; they have shouted ... ns to reflect on the lesson, and chances to subtly use the methods in daily life. This book teaches parents how to get their tight-lipped children to talk about their feelings and how to stop quarreli ... about doing something, the child drowns out the speech and in the end does not do the task. If the parents use one word, it is often simple and straight to the point.4.Describe what you feelThe paren ...

(8 pages) 265 4 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How important was the stable family to Roman society?

Everybody in one family lived in the same home. Those sharing a home would have included great grandparents, grandparents, parents and children.The family was an important institution to citizens of A ...

(10 pages) 91 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Live and Love

world, we will find that to live is to love and to be loved. There is the instinctive love between parents and children; the healthy development and dutiful obedience of the children make the most lo ...

(2 pages) 109 2 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Account for the breakdown of the family as an institution

Account for the breakdown of the family as an institution.The family is a set of parents and children or of relations living together or not. It is a race or group of people from a ... and this account for the breakdown of the family.Countries which are affected by drugs, where both parents are involved in drug business is of a threat to the family. Once addicted to drugs, it becom ... e was a respect for the senior member of the family. Children were never left unattended and grand- parents were present to give advice. But these days, with the nuclear family, there is a certain ego ...

(6 pages) 160 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The gothic and the grotesque in Flannery O'Connor's depiction of modernity in her three stories: "A Good Man is Hard to Find", "A View of the Woods" and "Revelation".

ixed with each other.The protagonists of "A Good Man is Hard to Find" are a family - a grandmother, parents and children. However, they are not described realistically: their shapes and behaviours are ...

(6 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Single-Parent Families.

? Who decides what makes up a family? The definition of family means "a set of relations especially parents and children" (American Century Dictionary 205). This might include anyone related to by blo ... Century Dictionary 205). This might include anyone related to by blood or by adoption such as: step parents, grandparents acting as parents, and even brothers and sisters sometimes sharing the same ho ...

(12 pages) 557 1 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Philosophy and Parenting.

adache. There never seems to be enough time to get the basics done, let alone shape a child's mind. Parents and children seek to discover adequate ways of reasoning about moral issues and how to apply ... The how's and why's of the way people perceive and interact with the world begins in childhood. If parents seek and attempt to parent by "standing on the shoulders of giants" and then applying each p ...

(8 pages) 191 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My relationships with myself, and others.

nd wife, but relationships are important in every area of our lives. From your connection with your parents and children, to your association with co-workers and neighbors; it is important to realize ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Wheather we should monitor children on the internet or not.

ould be monitored while being on the World Wide Web. There are numerous dangers out there that both parents and children should be aware of.First, there is the subject of the "new and improved" way of ... there are ways to protect yourself and your young-ones from the dark places on the internet. First, parents must educate themselves about cyberspace. Most parents don't even know what a chat room or a ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Jan/2004

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

Pride and Prejudice and Frankenstein

Good Parents, Good ChildrenJane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley's Frakenstein are two class ... there are also differences. The specific topics to be discussed are what makes a good parent, what parents owe their children, and what children owe their parents. The general approach will be to ide ... what children owe their parents. The general approach will be to identify examples of good and bad parents and children and determine what makes them so.What makes a good parent? Before we can identi ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Generation Gap: Discuss the increasing cultural differences between the younger and older members of the tribe in Margaret Craven's novel, I Heard The Owl Call My Name

S. In today's society, it is very difficult to find a child that shares the same interests as their parents. Whether it is taste in music and fashion, religious understanding, or positions on our coun ... be in Kingcome and join whites in the outside world, and the elders resent this. "They say to their parents, 'Don't do it that way. The white man does it this way.'"(62) Examples of this are when Keet ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What Causes Sibling Rivalry?

household of more than one child whether through comparison, fighting, jealousy, or by other means. Parents and children both contribute to the rivalry. It will occur on a daily, weekly, and even an h ... on a daily, weekly, and even an hourly basis. Sibling rivalry may become difficult and annoying to parents, but they must deal with it day after day. In definition, sibling rivalry is when one siblin ...

(5 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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


ink that grief may be adaptive mechanisms for both social animals and humans. The pain may motivate parents and children or mates to search for one another. Grieving is very complicated and personal. ...

(2 pages) 110 2 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sign Language Speaks through Babies

Sign Language Speaks through BabiesCommunication between babies and parents has been a problem since the beginning of time. The subtle hints into what a child is thinki ... and experiencing every day has become a topic of many discussions and books. In the last few years parents and scientist have reviewed many alternative ways to communicate with babies and toddlers, o ... al function of signs has not been studied until recently. Sign language makes communication between parents and children easier, gives children self-confidence, and may even improve on a child's I.Q.I ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Parenting Themes in the movie "The Fellowiship of The Ring"

e movie "The Fellowship of the Ring". In this movie, he portrayed Aragorn, Gandalf and Frodo's both parents and children at various times. He showed how good parenting can act as a catalyst and allow ... follow him even if sometimes they do not agree. Just like children would follow and listen to their parents.Gandalf acts as a parent to Frodo and this is first obvious when he tells Frodo to decide if ...

(7 pages) 49 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Divorce: Effects and Solutions

Divorce: Effects and Solutions What is divorce? Is divorce separation from parents, or is it alsodivorce from your children? People think divorce is separation betweenadults b ... eople keepdivorcing today is probably because they think its the thing to do, ormaybe because their parents divorced when they were little, and so onand so on. The struggles between parents and childr ... ople who divorce is just tremendous. Eachyear, at least one-million children will suffer from their parents divorce.More over half the children born in Wedlock this year, will see theirparents divorce ...

(4 pages) 189 0 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"The sound and the fury", by William Faulkner. "The Death of a Family"

y and the corresponding decay of a society. More narrowly, the novel is about the various Compsons--parents and children, brothers and sisters--and how they are able or not able to love each other, an ...

(11 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Generation Gap

a deep talk with your family? Last night? Last week? Or even last month? In the society this days, parents and children often had less time for each other or even talks to each other. Many children c ... in that their parents never understand their feelings and problems and thus stop talking with their parents. Some parents will also complain that their children don't behavior as the ways they wants. ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays