Essays Tagged: "paying attention"

critical analysis of change in A Tale of Two Cities

and the French people as a whole. Sydney Carton is first described at Darnay's trial as not paying attention to what'sgoing on, sort of an oaf. He is portrayed as a drunk, and even admits this ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Unexpected Horizons

e fishing day. The sky was clear as glass, with a couplestraggling cirrus clouds, but nothing worth paying attention to, and above that, the fishwere supposedly hitting offshore. All-in-all, the long ...

(4 pages) 78 1 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie

e main character in the story is Hercule Poirot, a Belgian sleuth. He is very astute and observant, paying attention to everything around him. He seems to be a bit nosy as he watches and listens to ot ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What is the significance of Dora's visit to London in Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'? An essay exploring the consequences of Dora Greenfield's actions.

n as she is back in the place where she feels she belongs. The crowds 'coursing around her' and not paying attention to her every move thrills Dora as it is in high contrast to her life at Imber where ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

There are many points of matter expressed in the book Frankenstein. One of the points of matter, which still plagues our society, is the notion of playing God.

or was creating this monster in his laboratory he was concentrated on his one goal only. He was not paying attention to what the monster looked like, he was picturing in his head how well respected he ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Apple, the computer of "Yesterday?".

uter did not take them seriously. It wasn't until the Apple II came out in 1977 that people started paying attention to Apple computers. The Apple II priced at $1,298 was comparatively inexpensive but ...

(3 pages) 176 2 1.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Cognitive development.

However, we should note that this task requires not only object permanence, but also attention (for paying attention to the toy), memory (for remembering where the toy was) and the physical ability to ...

(2 pages) 147 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Everything you will every need to know about ADHD for a health class final.

me in 3 groups. 1. Inattention is the most common symptom, people with this symptom have difficulty paying attention and are often unable to consistently focus, remember and organize. They may be care ...

(4 pages) 240 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

ADD- What is ADD? How is it diagnosed?

ot only affect kids but also adults and teens. There are many people with ADD that have a hard time paying attention to just one thing, or keeping their mind on the most important thing. This is being ... ou feel like being on the go.Some kids with ADD are not hyper at all, They mostly have trouble with paying attention especially at school. They may daydream a lot and "space out" when they should be d ...

(3 pages) 149 2 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is paper on ADHD, symptoms, solutions, and statistics.

is what impairs the brain functions for maintaining attention. That is why children my have trouble paying attention.There is still a search for the cause of this disorder, but over the years imaging ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The Importance of Class Behavior

on time and to behave with decorum during the entire course of lecture. Students are expected to be paying attention to the teacher and not talking (to each other) or reading the book or paper. If we ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Should uniforms be necessary in schools?

tiful clothes. Therefore, by making uniforms mandatory, society can prevent facing problems such as paying attention to students' outfit and feeling shy in schools due to lack of the money.The first r ... can help students to face better opportunities in the higher level of their studying.In addition to paying more attention to outfit rather than study, another reason to make uniforms mandatory is the ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ralph waldo Emerson

s what is "literary" and what is "poetic," what authorizes a scholar as "learned"). And it leads to paying attention to how Emerson characterizes his audience or reading public, how he addresses their ...

(6 pages) 139 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

(ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

name. As he turned toward her desk he knew by the angry expression on her face that he had stopped paying attention again. This would mean a call to his parents. This just proved what Mrs. Brown alwa ... times he's right on the ball, yet there are times when he is overactive, impulsive, and has trouble paying attention for more that a few minutes (Understanding the...). Timothy has Attention Deficit D ...

(5 pages) 122 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Citizen Kane: Analysis of the 'Picnic Scene'

"Choose a particular scene from the film and examine it closely, paying attention to both narrative content and filmic techniques."Citizen Kane, directed, produced b ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Another creative writing project, this time about a first date. The essay was supposed to be funny, I'm not sure how funny I ended up being.

nn, Cheryl's in La-La Land. I'll give you the directions.""Thanks Sarah, What's gotten..."I stopped paying attention to them again. All I could think about were all the different scenarios that could ...

(4 pages) 97 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

American Revolution

were the American colonists. The cause of the American Revolution began when Great Britain stopped paying attention to the colonies, and absorbed into its own affairs, politely 'ignoring' the colonie ...

(6 pages) 91 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Theme of Oedipus Rex

hateful as that of ignoring the very signs, which could have prevented the horrible tragedy. By not paying attention to the prophecy or following up on the rumors about his heritage, Oedipus set into ...

(4 pages) 7667 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Suicide and why people make the decision to die

to cope with pain any longer. Young people can make a huge difference to the elderly by talking and paying attention to them.Suicide seems a strange topic in a chapter about family, yet we should unde ...

(1 pages) 82 3 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Linguistic Movemements and theories

first one is defined as the study of a language as a whole in a particular moment of its evolution, paying attention to its structure and characteristics in that specific point of time. A Diachronic s ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics