Essays Tagged: "respectability"

Robert Schumann

, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumannwas brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, heapparently exhibited no remarkable abilities.At the age of six, Robert ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

St. Anselm

ecific purpose. During this time theologians were held on the same level as scientists in regard to respectability, etc... There was however a conflict during this time between people. One group belie ... ecific purpose. During this time theologians were held on the same level as scientists in regard to respectability, etc... There was however a conflict during this time between people. One group belie ...

(8 pages) 81 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Thomas Jefferson

erson couldn't number no titles to high or ancient backrounds. His ancestors, however, were of high respectability and among the first settlers of Virginia. They emigrated to america from Wales, and f ...

(9 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Chinua Achebe's novel of life in colonial-era Nigeria, "Things Fall Apart".

n as a young boy, Okonkwo began to work hard at farming as an attempt to become successful and earn respectability. Okonkwo says, "I began to fend for myself at an age when most people still suck at t ...

(4 pages) 133 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Osbournes": America's Ideal Family?

wife, two children. The family turned out to have what every family in the U.S. wanted; innocence, respectability and a bit of adventure. "The Cosby Show" taught Americans that "the family that plays ...

(5 pages) 161 5 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What are the views and attitudes towards love as presented by Ovid compared to other first century Roman poets?

he case. Attitudes to love, sex and marriage varied according to age, wealth, status in society and respectability. In one of Plautus' comedies, a young and respectable man stands outside a brothel wh ... he case. Attitudes to love, sex and marriage varied according to age, wealth, status in society and respectability. In one of Plautus' comedies, a young and respectable man stands outside a brothel wh ...

(53 pages) 188 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

White collar crime

collar crime about 1941. Sutherland defined white-collar crime as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation" (Siegel 337) White-collar cri ...

(11 pages) 454 5 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

To Kill A Mockingbird

their continuous begging twenty-four hours a day for seven days a week. These two families show the respectability of hard workers or, in the Ewells case, can fill their peers with sorrow. The Cunning ...

(4 pages) 30 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Racial Profiling in America. This is a look at a specific problem in policing today. The subject is Racial profiling during traffic stops

.In the past 10 years a regular occurrence has become a problem threatening the very well-being and respectability of Americas police departments. This problem is racial profiling. Racial Profiling oc ...

(10 pages) 181 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The will

ting about this highly provocative and volatile subject is that in the past fifty years it lost its respectability with Christians in certain groups. Evidence surfaces most clearly in the realm of pra ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Early in "Great Expectations", Dickens turns Pip into a snob. How does Dickens show the process and results of this change?

ria in 1837 and lasted until her death in 1901. Virtues emphasized at that time included integrity, respectability, a sense of public duty, and maintaining a close-knit family - which are all ingredie ...

(8 pages) 9 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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

"Looking for ALibrandi" by Melina Marchetta- Virginity

e cultures is very important. Especially in Islamic or catholic countries it's a sign of purity and respectability. Already in Roman Times the Vestal Virgins remained celibate for 30 years on penalty ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Henry VII Achieved The Aims Of His Foreign Policy. Comment

e and the family marriages in Spain and Scotland were vital in his process to achieve international respectability. Prosperity: Henry knew that a rich king was better respected than a poor one. He was ...

(9 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sociology And Lotteries

"gambling" but is now commonly referred to as "gaming" as the industry needed a makeover to attain respectability. Gaming connotes amusement or entertainment whereas gambling may have unsavoury, if n ...

(11 pages) 22 0 2.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Do People Marry

or social class.The traditional marriages of long ago, was primarily centered on maintaining social respectability and proper image within the community and one's own family, and with little regard fo ...

(1 pages) 460 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Us presidents 30-42

es of "nonpolitical" statements late that summer, it was as the apostle of prosperity, economy, and respectability. His opponents exhausted themselves with charges about the government's deficiencies, ...

(23 pages) 93 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Crucible

d lie in the community as a whole. Abigail's motivation was completely selfish, she found power and respectability within the community because of her accusations. She played on the fears of the close ...

(3 pages) 1694 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Madrid, A World Full Of Illusions (“The Capital

saw the beauty and passion of a revolutionist, the swagger of brilliant matadors, the reverence and respectability of priests, and the life of a modest worker. Here Paco, begins to taint his own versi ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Weaknesses, Threats and Issues of Pakistan Textile Industry

made with Bangladesh with whom the costs of production of Pakistan textile industry earn a hint of respectability. Compared to India and China, the gravity of the situation is realized. China is exem ...

(13 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Transformation of Janie

onship that brings her grief and heartache. As a child, Janie is taught that financial security and respectability are values greater than that of love. Thus, she chooses Logan, who shows his love onl ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American