Essays Tagged: "seriousness"

The Satire in Edward Albee's play "who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?"

s the closest to which "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" adhere- it is about a serious subject. The seriousness of the play is developed through its language, which is not elevated or formal as in a t ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Flaws in Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

nd was not worried about the story. The other problem brought up on our hand-out was Huck's lack of seriousness in what was a very serious situation for Jim.As for the coincidence part, it appears mos ... of the reasons this is such a great book, the imagery.The final thing mentioned was Huck's lack of seriousness or that he was too humorous or too wrapped up in fantasy for the situation both he and J ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Moral Order in Hamlet, by Shakespeare

and this is what defines the play's particular moral order: As the play progresses, the gravity and seriousness of Claudius sins lessen, and Hamlet's grow, although never reaching the moral plateau on ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.7 Jan/1996

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

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

.Crimes may be classified in various ways. For example, they sometimes are grouped according to the seriousness of the offense, according to the motives of the offenders. Such crimes may include econo ... t's orders, or other relatively light penalties.Crimes are frequently classified according to their seriousness as felonies or misdemeanors. Generally, felonies are more serious than misdemeanors. Und ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Vimy Ridge: Canada Defines Itself Through Its Military Achievement This history essay was also restricted in length

ood the necessity of victory in this battle; therefore, he treated it with anunparalleled degree of seriousness. Previously, few Allied Generals recognized the need for thorough preparation when plann ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers


to the horrible tragedy that will inevitably occur if the citizens of the world do not realize the seriousness of this problem.To better understand the importance of the rainforest, one must be knowl ... to the horrible tragedy that will inevitably occur if the citizens of the world do not realize the seriousness of this problem.THE RAINFORESTHonors Earth ScienceFebruary 3, 1997BIBLIOGRAPHYhttp://www ...

(8 pages) 134 0 4.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Abortion (con)

er own child whether she wants to admit it or not. Sadly, many people do not seem to comprehend the seriousness of this situation. If the girl doesn't want to keep the child there are other ways of gi ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay discusses the origin of the Young Offenders Act and compares it with the Juvenille Delinquents act, which was the first version of the modern Young Offenders act. (Canada)

n Canada that fall into some sort of criminal behaviour. The types of offences vary, as well as the seriousness, but crime is still crime, and in Canada, criminals face certain consequences. In an att ... begun claiming that the Young Offenders Act was still too lenient. The bill not only increased the seriousness of consequences young offenders would face, but it was also meant to improve upon the de ...

(9 pages) 117 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Lance Armstrong: The long road back, is an essay about role models among athletes todday.

romising 90%. Like most young, healthy men, Lance ignored the warning signs, and never imagined the seriousness of his condition.Going untreated, the cancer had spread to Lance's abdomen, lungs, and b ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"A Double Sidded Mirror" - An interesting interpetation on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. All quotes are sited.

him for the very first time, he automatically assumed the responsibility of her. "I, with childish seriousness, interpreted her words literally and looked upon Elizabeth as mine - mine to love, prote ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In Respect for Charlie: A Tribute to Dead Pets

everyone has experienced the death of a beloved familypet. These times are met with an attitude of seriousness, and uttersolemnity.Death is not a funny thing, and any soul should be mourned the same. ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Growing Awareness of Aboriginal Studies

ar and spiritual wisdom.Any misbehaving or breaking the law resulted in punishment according to the seriousness of the crime.Elders are still highly respected in all aboriginal communities.Special pla ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

A man for all season

ke hold of the worst of situations using his greatest of personality traits; courage, cautiousness, seriousness, humor, and humanness. These traits are what create the content of Sir Thomas More's cha ... With this window in to the mind of Sir Thomas More, you gain the understanding of his decisions and seriousness of his situation. For most of the characters in this play, signing the oath proved to be ...

(4 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Risk Assessment and Planning in IT Projects.

(1992) concludes that risk assessment is the articulation of risks in terms of their likelihood and seriousness. Risks should be focussed on from the start of a project, at conceptual stages and then ...

(14 pages) 1285 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

"Tabloid Television: The Enemy"

htly newscast, but in reality, they are using laughter and fast paced segments instead of the usual seriousness of nightly news. Tabloid television's negative aspects in alternative newscasts, especia ...

(5 pages) 90 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

12 angry men movie to book analyisis.

ities and differences in each. The action in this play is that of a tense and tight because of the seriousness of the case at hand. Sidney Lument uses the tense environment in the play to make the mo ...

(3 pages) 95 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Youth Criminal Justice Act: An Era of Social Reform.

outh. Furthermore the YOA takes into consideration such aspects as age, maturity, sensibleness, and seriousness of the crimes committed. The YOA defines a "child" as, " A person who is or, in the abse ... equired Ottawa to get tougher on young offenders. The new act examines numerous factors such as the seriousness and circumstances of the offence, the young person's degree of responsibility, age, matu ...

(11 pages) 291 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Orwell, George. "1984".

life."WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH," depicts an important example of the seriousness of the philosophies that are considered in the book (7). Orwell's attempts to foretell t ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pros and cons of the Death Penalty.

pros and cons are as follows:Pros- Just Punishment-A punishment is just if it recognizes the seriousness of the crime. "Let the punishment fit the crime" is a generally accepted and sound prece ... allows for a substantially greater penalty for murder will the range of penalties fully reflect the seriousness of ending the life of an innocent human being.Deterrence- The death penalty is also j ...

(4 pages) 189 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

This is a reaction to Douglas N. Husak's argument that drunk driving is not a serious offense.

nk driving is not a serious offense because he attempts to put together a formula for measuring its seriousness with weak points and a complete disregard for the value of human life.Husak attempts to ... e disregard for the value of human life.Husak attempts to prove his point by defining terms such as seriousness and offense. He refers to seriousness by using a model proposed by Andrew von Hirsch and ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol