Essays Tagged: "Profanity"


agitated during the halftime conference with his players. After minutes of yelling, he began to use profanity. Five minutes later, he picked up a bench and threw it across the locker room. Assistant c ... ontrol like that. As much as Kraus has given to the girls' team, he shouldn't be punished for using profanity one time.' The school board President Jeff Parker stated 'he is not a person that coaches ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Internet beyond human control

phicpicture or comments at anytime. Also their is many different chat lines that consist of a lot ofprofanity and violence. A majority of high school students are minors. This is why most collegesare ...

(4 pages) 74 1 1.8 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Function of Profanity in Modern English

Table Of Contents .Chapter 1- Introduction and ClarificationChapter 2- Everyday Usage of ProfanityChapter 3- How Profanity OffendsChapter 4- A Look at the Literal Meanings and TabooChapter ... pter 6- The Employment of SubstitutesChapter 7- A Brief Historical PerspectiveChapter 8- The Use of Profanity in the MediaChapter 9- ConclusionsBibliographyThe Function of Profanity in Modern EnglishC ... create the need for new words with the same taboo status as the original words? To summarize: Does profanity serve a useful purpose in the English language?In order to answer a question this complex, ...

(15 pages) 236 2 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Legislative proposal for new indecency language in telecom bill

medium-specific, and, after decades of litigation, still undefined concept, which may include mere profanity. This may tie up successful prosecution of the law in courts for years to come, while cour ... " speech, a dangerously vague standard that could leave companies criminally liable for use of mere profanity;2) Establishes vague and contradictory standards of liability that could leave innocent co ...

(11 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Censorship: this essay is on an article about the censorship of Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, and whether censorship is moral in general.

cular English teacher wanted to have her students read The Catcher in the Rye, but was aware of the profanity described in the novel. Worried that the parents might oppose, she asked permission of the ... nything. Holden Caulfield tried to do the same thing for his sister, trying to protect her from the profanity. He realized that one person can not possibly protect children from bad things. She will j ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"The Catcher in the Rye by",J. D. Salinger: Use of Foreshadowing,forshadowing can help it's reader get a sense of what is to come in the story without giving away the events themselves.

ve approach to life. He begins by talking about his "lousy childhood" (p.1) and the first traces of profanity can be seen scattered about the page in the form of "crap", "hell" and "goddam". Holden's ... mental instability in the future. Eventually he comes to the realization that he can't rub all the profanity away himself. Another example of Holden's attempt to shelter innocence is the fact that he ...

(2 pages) 28 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

apter 25. As the chapter begins, Holden feels surrounded on all sides by ugliness and phoniness?the profanity on the walls, the vulgar Christmas-tree delivery men, the empty pomp of Christmas?and his ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on comparing generations. Includes bibliography.

cs of songs that my parents listened to. One of the most noticeable changes in lyrics is the use of profanity. The lyrics of today have many more cuss words in them. For instance, ABBA's song, "Dancin ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ghetto Poetry

oundaries held by the common musical. It contains sex, violence, and an extremely large quantity of profanity. Also, the music the film provides is unlike any other previous genre of music for it is a ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

"Principal makes the right call"

ss to Terra Nova high of Pacifica, the team was frustrated with each other and started to shout out profanity at their coach. The coach felt disrespected and went to the front office to talk to the pr ... h. The coach felt disrespected and went to the front office to talk to the principal about the team profanity in the locker room.Thesis: Student athletes should respect their coaches.The principal dec ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Should We Be Limiting Explicit Lyrics In Music?

rents promptly took the CD's away, appalled that I would listen to music containing such lyrics and profanity. My take on the situation? My parents were obviously freakishly overprotective zealots.Eve ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Holden's hate for the loss of innocence. His fascination to save the innocence, erasing profanity and Aliie's baseball glove.

things he does and talks about, that shows his concern. His fascination to save innocence, erasing profanity, and Allie's baseball glove.The first thing he constantly mentions is the loss of innocenc ... d their innocence, then worrying about himself and school.The second things hes does is erasing the profanity that was written in the school's walls. He hated the ides of children seeing it and readin ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"1984" by George Orwell. Why Nineteen Eighty-Four Should Be Read and Taught.

George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four has been challenged on such grounds as profanity, immorality, and obscenity. It has been charged with being Communistic, containing sex ref ...

(8 pages) 72 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Evolution and profainity

Evolution of ProfanityThe evolution of written profanity began roughly in the sixteenth century, and continues to ... began roughly in the sixteenth century, and continues to change with each generation that it sees. Profanity is recognized in many Shakespearean works, and has continually evolved into the profane la ... or, politics, religion, anti-authoritarianism, anti-semitism, racism, xenophobia, sexism, jealousy, profanity, satire, and controversy of all kinds" (Macrone 6). In his time, religious and moral curse ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

TV Violence: How Tv shows (Elmo's World, DBZ, and CSI) effect People

of the graphic material comes through to us. From all the shows combined, we see obscene gestures, profanity, blood, threats, and gratuitous fighting. The three shows I watched was Elmo's Worl ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Censorship, Radio, Music, and the Supreme Court: Is the FCC so Bad?

lad authority that defines obscene material. In 1934, this was not much of a problem. Music used no profanity and never talked directly about sex. As the content of music has changed over the years, h ...

(6 pages) 59 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Critical Analysis of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" by Edward Albee.

oolf" was a play written by Edward Albee in the year 1962. It contains irony and bad humor, full of profanity and angst, but surprisingly a huge success. It was known as one of the best plays ever wri ...

(4 pages) 54 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kurt Vonnegut

econd half of the twentieth century. In his novels, the social satire dominates and Vonnegut blends profanity, whimsical humor and something approaching despair as he exposes the feeble American cultu ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Persuasive speech "Profanity is taking over America"

nch. Now thats a phrase you don't here very often anymore. Probably because that in todays society, profanity is an expected part of life; so integrated into our culture that parents don't even refrai ... Eminem have song titles that I would not repeat in front of my little cousins. And thus my thesis: Profanity is taking over America. So let's analyze what profanity is, who uses it and why, and the e ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Report arguing both sides of suggestive material on TV.

Sex, profanity, and violence on television today.With suggestive material becoming more and more popular ... show includes the show South Park. South Park contains reference to sexual material, violence, sex, profanity, and many, many other things. The show is watched by many minors and pre-teens, even thoug ... that kind of thing is ok. One final suggestive show is "Sex and the City". This is a show with sex, profanity, and partying. In this show, women swing from guy to guy, which causes women to think that ...

(7 pages) 19 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media