Essays Tagged: "self control"

human nature and of the need for control of sexuality in "Jospeh Andrews" by Henry Fielding

of the constant sexual advances through the entire novel, Mr. Wilson's experiences, and the little self control people have in containing themselves properly.The most obvious example of the advances ... under the covers of the bed. To urge him on, she plays an actress' role in saying:'I have trusted myself with a man alone, naked in bed; suppose you should have any wicked intentions upon my honor, ho ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fate's misfortune in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"

tion of them, on the part of human beings that decides theconsequences. Human weakness, the loss of self-control, is alwaysthe direct cause of a bad choice or mishap, and not fate itself.One of the mo ... lan to fakeJuliet's death. In his plan, the Friar tells Juliet to go back to herfather and allow herself to marry Paris (IV, I, 89-90). While fate isviewed to have played an important part in Juliet's ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Common Law - Development of Defence of Provocation. Refers to the case of Mancini

it needed to be something which incited immediate anger, or 'passion' and which overcame a person's self control to such an extent so as to overpower or swamp his reason. What this something can be ha ... the person accused to behave as he did but as would cause an ordinary man to so lose control of himself as to act in the same sort of way. It is therefore interesting to examine how the doctrine of c ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams, one as an idealist and the other as a realist.

rienne Rich's voice taking idealistic positions on how society, more specifically, women can regain self-control and self-knowledge if they look back, "re-envisioning" the past. This way, women can ul ... weather by society. Instead, the woman is sought and convicted for the way she is allowed to let herself be treated, as was the case in Tawana Brawley and even Patricia Williams herself. Both suffered ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Yellow War Paper

but the way he treated her was not the way she really needed. John told her not to "neglect proper self control", so she had to hide her feelings. After staying so bored in the room, she started to s ... yellow paper. She tried to get her proper place and hoped to have freedom on her own. She locked herself in the room. The story was very sad and ended in the narrator was insane. Even though she did t ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Samurais, The ultimate Stoics

r "Way ofthe warrior", bushido(History of the Samurai-www),calledfor a life of duty, discipline and self control, on andas well as off the battlefield (History of the World-Houghton Mifflin Company- B ... of the World- Rex Shelley104). It isalso called hara-kiri which means belly-slitting. Thismethod of self-disembowelment was the only honorableform of death for a disgraced noble or a samurai. Thismeth ...

(2 pages) 96 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ghandi and the salvatage

ssive resistance and this idea helped him to achieve the goal of Indian nationalism. His inflexible self-control helped him to be the great leader that his is known as today and helped to fuel his fir ... his experiences gained from South Africa. His goal was to free India from British rule and to gain self-respect and confidence for his people. He believed adamantly in a few things, one, passive resi ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The themes in Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness": Good vs. Evil, Civilization vs. Savagery, Imperialism, Darkness, and others.

of heads on poles, for a man named Kurtz. All of this makes Marlow change his inner feelings of himself, which relates to the theme of the journey of the inner self. Marlow talks of when the Romans f ... he theme of dark and light. As Marlow tells of his voyage deeper into the unknown, his capacity for self-control is tested. Kurtz seems to inhabit his every thought. While this is happening, the theme ...

(5 pages) 425 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This paper is about the cause and effect of driving intoxicated. How many deaths are cause especially the lives of teenagers. One drink has an effect on your overall abilities to see and react.

nd reaction are affected by alcohol. When you drive under the influence you're not only putting yourself in danger, but your passengers too. You also put the other people on the road endanger, as well ... iolence.He effects of alcohol are poor coordination, slurred speech, double vision, decrease of all self control, loss of consciousness, and even death. The more a person drinks, the more their abilit ...

(2 pages) 679 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay about Princess Diana

e "Princess of Wales."In order for a leader to be effective, one must have patience, which requires self-control and perseverance. Blossoming in the eyes of the publicists and paparazzi, Princess Dian ... ng with charities and childcare centers account for her patience because she must remain humble and self-controlled when dealing with children and homeless people. With patience, a leader can achieve ...

(3 pages) 93 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Madness seems to be just around the corner..

When life itself seems lunatic,Who knows where madness lies...Man is not perfect. He has his limits, for there a ... once the world starts to shake, he'll be nothing, a nobody.Yet man has his heart, his emotions, his self-control. He can pretend, disguise from his environment -- just to hide himself and his fear.But ... morrow, next year, or perhaps even decades, he will give up. But during the process, he's not in himself. Things want to come out of his mind, he he just can't. And so these things just trouble his mi ...

(1 pages) 720 31 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens: Clouded Thoughts

cs that caused people?s judgment to become obscured. This was Pip?s first chance to really show his self-control and clear thinking. ?I kissed her cheek as she turned it to me. I think I would have go ... money might have been, and that it was worth nothing.? (page 764) Pip did a horrible job of showing self-control and he showed that he is easily corruptible. As a young boy, Pip was easy for Miss Havi ...

(5 pages) 33 0 1.0 Apr/2003

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

Anthropology in relation to Disney's "A Bug's Life".

line. This causes mass confusion and disorder. The ants learned behavior caused them to lose their self-control and allowed them to break the division of labor. Had the ants not been so set in their ... o leave the colony on his own free will, Flik proves he is adaptive and able to think freely for himself.His fellow ants look on in amazement as Flik begins his journey. The other ants' cultural restr ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Addictions to sex and drugs, video games and computers (internet).

ly and function normally in society will be altered drastically. The people with addictions have no self control and will lie and steal until their cravings are suppressed. Sex addictions can hold peo ... ysically. This addiction can cause people to shake uncontrollably, have a rapid heart beat and lose self control. These addictions are very physical, but there are also mental side affects, such as, n ...

(2 pages) 115 1 4.1 Apr/2003

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

"The World of Rome" by Michael Grant.

ligion, there were a few that sought their personal guidance through philosophy. The high degree of self-control as well as self-cultivation that was needed to live the philosophical life was, by fore ... n that Romans were not a very philosophical people, there were some that obtained a higher sense of self guidance than had any Greek. There were Romans such as Lucretius who vehemently denied any high ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Lady macbeth as a tragic character.

dy Macbeth. His wife's greed that hasmanipulative him and continuous to kill in order to protect himself. Lady Macbeth, whois even more driven with greed and power than her husband, fear and remorse, ... eth on her husband is quite important to theplay "Macbeth".His wife controls him, regardless of his self control. In other words, the evil beatshim very easily using a woman as their weapon. Lady Macb ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Jul/2003

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

Jackie Robinson and how he changed the face of not only sports but everyday life.

ajor league career with the Dodgers. When entering the majors Robinson had to learn how to exercise self-control to answer insults, violence, and injustice with silence. Every step on the field he mad ... r. His worst pain was inside. Often Jackie felt very alone. On the road he would have to live by himself, because only the white players were allowed in the hotels in towns where the team played.Later ...

(8 pages) 129 1 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The importance and benefits of personal fitness, nutrition, and the steps you should take to become physically fit.

ess include, but definitely aren't limited to: an improved appearance, body image, or image of ones self, improved self-control, improved health, increased muscular strength and endurance, increased l ... ness program: goal setting. Goal setting is important. It can get you motivated about improving yourself. It takes a lot of determination, effort, and commitment. You must set both long term and short ...

(6 pages) 484 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

sts say ADHD arises as a developmental failure in the brain circuitry that underlies inhibition and self-control. If this is what happens, that is what impairs the brain functions for maintaining atte ... ntal activities. There are four, which are the, operation of working memory; the internalization of self directed speech, controlling emotions and reconstitution.In the operation of working memory, th ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Romeo & Juliet: Who Caused their Untimely Deaths?

his inability to understand true love with Rosaline, his impatience and impulsiveness, and his poor self control. This essay also uses quotes from the play to support the arguement.Romeo & Juliet: ... time have now led to their deaths. Romeo and Juliet's deaths are tragic but are caused by Romeo himself because of his inability to understand true love in the beginning, impatience, and his poor sel ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet