Essays Tagged: "propensity"

Oliver Twist

t man and a choleric with a great idea of hisoratorical powers and his importance. He has a decided propensity for bullying.He derived no inconsiderable pressure from the exercise of petty cruelty and ...

(6 pages) 110 0 3.4 Jan/1996

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

Interpreting Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever"

Edith Wharton attests to her placement into such a category of authors: it is a recognition of her propensity to create poignant and, indeed, successful literature. The brevity of her 'Roman Fever' a ...

(5 pages) 201 1 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nathaniel Hawthorne Weaves Dreams Into Much of His 19th Century Prose

remely conservative Puritanical society, he carefully and successfully manages to depict humanity's propensity for sin and secrecy, and any resulting punishment or atonement by weaving dreams into his ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dual coding

ed for a number of years. The ability to store and retrieve knowledge provides individuals with the propensity to form logical thought, express emotions and internalize the world around them. In order ...

(13 pages) 136 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Contrasting Conflict in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness

cters to manifest and exhibit controversies and bring to light critical aspects of human nature and propensity. Both authors use conflict of various types to ascertain an overall theme. Although the n ...

(3 pages) 110 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss whether Transnational corparations are good or bad for a nation state, its citizens and the economy as whole.

ough low wages and not having to provide the benefits that some countries see as basic. TNCs have a propensity to operate in countries that are flexible enough to be able to move their businesses else ...

(7 pages) 148 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

St. Brigid of Ireland. I page essay with a few brief details on St. Brigid. We needed to write a one page paper on a saint with basic details.

hardship, to spare every miserable man." A lot of her miracles showa maternal character showing her propensity to nourish.Brigid became a nun and the abbess of Kildare, a doublemonastery, consistiong ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Madison's Great Error: Religion.

nts never finds himself so much alarmed for their character and fate, as when he contemplates their propensity to this dangerous vice."# In other words, when a group of members of society (big or smal ...

(10 pages) 57 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Problems Associated with the Assessment of Risk.

e.4.Exposure to risk is individual dependent.5.Lack of a direct method of assessing an individual's propensity to take risks.6.Phenomenon of risk compensation.Overall, many problems of the assessment ... robabilities with accuracy is poor. Lichtenstein (1978) addresses this, saying it is clear that the propensity among non-experts is to underestimate the risk of relatively frequent non-dramatic events ...

(8 pages) 170 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare and contrast 'An Advancement of Learning', 'Churning Day' and 'Roe-Deer'. Comment upon language and structure and how these enhance meaning.

dition, identity, regeneration and as always conflict. Alternatively, Hughes' style of poetry has a propensity to be perplexing as he involves themes a little more imaginative and out of the ordinary. ...

(10 pages) 49 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Tobacco Industry - a Porters 5 forces analysis

o price increases. This makes price demand for tobacco inelastic with respect to price. The buyer's propensity to substitute cigarettes for another product is largely dependent on their price-performa ... omplex and the performance differences are very difficult to discern, leading to a low substitution propensity on the basis of price differences.If an industry is profitable, other firms will inevitab ...

(3 pages) 291 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Why has Frankenstein prevailed? How has Mary Shelly's Frankenstein has continued to hold public interest for nearly two hundred years?

ails the experience of a scientist, Dr. Frankenstein, who discovers the secret of creation, and the propensity for this invention to initiate disaster. There is also an element of emotional relevance ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Misunderstandings about the Power of Protein

an opportunity for everyone to get in shape and reach their goals. However, recognizing, the human propensity to search for the best results with the least amount of work, more and more false experts ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

TV violence

rents, television, video games...). Then you have some that agree television violence increases the propensity of a person/child to emulate that violence, but that the effects are short-lived. They al ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Andy Session's "The Shadow People" - Human Existence is Pointless

ch exemplifies the notion that an ascetic lifestyle is a benevolent one, oppression is an intrinsic propensity of our society, and ultimately, it portrays how the human existence is both flatly prosai ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Force vs Diplomacy.

viewed as aggressive, because the use of force causes death, and collateral damage. Nations with a propensity to use force unilaterally can compromise the sovereignty of other nations, and often suff ...

(6 pages) 59 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Financial Ratio Analysis on Philip Morris.

tive to price increases. This makes demand for tobacco inelastic with respect to price. The buyer's propensity to substitute cigarettes for another product is largely dependent on their price- perform ... ratively insensitive to price increases. This makes price demand for tobacco inelastic. The buyer's propensity to substitute cigarettes for another product is largely dependent on their price- perform ...

(10 pages) 246 0 3.4 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Article reflection: Word building: A strategic approach to the teaching of phonics.

truction at Southern Connecticut and Central Connecticut Universities. He concentrates on an innate propensity of students to try to find portions of words which they can pronounce. In doing so, the s ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Junk or Jewel: It All Depends on You (Art Exhibit by Richard Stankiewicz)

pportunity I would have to squeeze in a cultural event would be on a weekend, and second, given the propensity of Murphy's Law to lay-in wait, I was certain something would happen which would effect m ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


Thesis: There is a growing propensity of children of ages 8 to 12 (tweens) acting more like teenagers and adults. There is no s ...

(1 pages) 3561 0 0.0 Feb/2007

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