Essays Tagged: "second generation"

The challenges faced in life by first and second generation asian americans.

cific Islander ancestry" (Soc. Culture newsgroup). What determines whether or not they are first or second-generation, is that the immigrants are known as first-generation. The children of the immigra ... hough they face many difficulties in a strange new country.There are also many challenges that face second-generation Asian Americans. However, there are many other things that face second-generation ...

(6 pages) 231 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

ism in this novel. Much of what happens in the first half of the story corresponds to events in the second half. This parallelism extends also to the characters; the first generation of characters is ... parallelism extends also to the characters; the first generation of characters is comparable to the second generation. In many ways these characters are duplicates of each other and they share many tr ...

(10 pages) 61 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Home Spoken Foreign Language.

any other language and allegiance that might be in your background. Should Asian American first or second generation children be obligated to speak their native language at home, in order to retain t ... d grandparents will not be able to communicate in their native language completely.As the first and second generation of Asian American children grows up to raise their third or forth generation child ...

(3 pages) 150 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights Themes & Plot Development

Heathcliff. Disaster follows for the two families as Heathcliff takes revenge on them all. Only the second generation, young Cathy and Hareton Earnshaw, survive to go beyond this destructive passion i ... ations of characters, and the themes and relationships of the first generation are reflected in the second but with differences that increase our understanding. Brontë's use of point of view lead ...

(2 pages) 52 3 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyze the ways in which two of the following influenced the development of American society.

salvation ultimately transformed the religious order of Connecticut. The decline in piety among the second generation of Puritans, which stemmed from economic changes, political transformations, and E ... irs within the church, but it also transformed the colonial government and had a profound impact on secondary education.The Great Awakening, furthermore, effected significant social leveling and led t ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


ted with Wordsworth and Coleridge ("the first generation") and with Byron, Shelley, and Keats ("the second generation"). Such an association leaves out the earlier William Blake and Robert Burns, both ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Brief History of Computers

mputers became too hot to use for a long period of time. They were also very big. In 1959-1964, the second generation of computers came along. Unlike the first generation computers that used vacuum tu ...

(2 pages) 76 4 3.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Examine the Concept of 'Social Exclusion' linked to Irish Identity

will be exploring the social conditions of the Irish people living in Britain because if first and second generation Irish people are taken together, the Irish form the largest ethnic group in Britai ...

(8 pages) 79 2 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Immigration Sociology: The difficulties of becoming American; Cosmopolitan Ethincity: Indo Carribian Identies

and one can have the freedom of individuality. The high immigration rates and the growing number of second generation immigrant children have caused concerns for the American society. One of these con ... f these concerns is the fear of loosing the core American Culture, and another major concern is how second generation immigrant children identify themselves.Mary C. Waters, describes in her book Black ...

(6 pages) 144 1 2.5 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cellular Technology Changes

if not thousands of times all over the world.Fast forward 26 years, it is now 2006 and being in the second generation of cellular devices and the developments we've made so far in technology the scena ... ressive being the data rate it can handle. Where GSM has a data throughput rate of 9.6 kilobits per second (Kbps), GPRS allows for 115Kbps. This increase in the data transfer rate means more people ca ...

(3 pages) 90 2 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

GSM and GSM Technology

GSM stands for Global System of Mobile Communications.Global system for mobile communications is a second-generation digital technology, which was originally developed for Europe but now has in exces ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

United States' education system VS. Asian countries' education system

smart; most tend to be lazy because they have become too comfortable in the American society. As a second generation Asian American, I have gotten too comfortable with the easy lifestyle. The childre ...

(5 pages) 93 1 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Video Game Industry

le industry (VGCI) is one which continues to grow at a rapid rate. Currently, we are witnessing the second generation of the video game consoles, the leaders companies being Microsoft, Nintendo and So ...

(5 pages) 196 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Illegal Immigration in the United States

tory to the previous statement. So which is it, or is it both? There is evidence that suggests that second generation Americans become burdens, or at least less enthusiastic, after being exposed to ou ...

(6 pages) 597 0 4.4 Nov/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's Culture Stereotype

mount of time in China and who are well aware of the culture and lifestyle and those who are almost second generation and who have a very limited knowledge. We have posed ten Americans and five Asians ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


use it was Japanese that bombed Pearl Harbor at that time. This book is narrated by Naomi Nakane, a second-generation Japanese schoolteacher who in 1972 is looking back toward her wartime childhood. S ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Amy Tan - Two Kinds Conflict Analysis

lays the relationship between a Chinese mother and a disobedient Americanized daughter. Jing-mei, a second-generation Chinese daughter, deals with her own internal conflict as well as an external conf ...

(3 pages) 25348 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nat Turner

while in her teens and was renamed Nancy. Not much is known about his father, except that he was a second-generation slave.His mother and grandmother taught him about his African heritage. While h ... ople, not just himself.He married soon after, in 1821, to a slave named Cherry. Just after their second child was born, in 1822, Samuel Turner died, with no inheritance. All of the Turner property, ...

(13 pages) 38 1 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The notion of the 'American Dream' as the concept appears in various works of the early 20th century American authors.

eir dreams come true, worked and suffered hard in order to support their children who – as the second generation - cherished the same old desires, shared the same motivation to create a better fu ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Latino Education

nited States increased from 9.6 to 14.6 million. Because of immigration, high birth rates among the second generation, and a substantial Mexican- and Puerto Rican-origin native-born population, by 200 ... as a function of national origin, and this makes theorizing about "Latinos" extremely hazardous. A second question concerns the validity of pan ethnic concepts such as Latino or Hispanic. Do these la ...

(16 pages) 120 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues