Essays Tagged: "shocks"

"How does Margaret Atwood portray the role of women in the Republic of Gilead?"

. Setting it in America, the country often seen as the pinnacle of all things 'Western' and modern, shocks us due to the complete contrast. Women are completely suppressed by men and their position in ...

(6 pages) 100 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arranged Marriage

) means a free staff for taking care of children. Apart from the economic savings of a family home, shocks such as a death or the loss of a job can be absorbed. Irreconcilable divorce can be handled w ...

(1 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Most bicycle for Your Money.

's. The fork is a Rock Shox Judy TT spring suspension fork, which basically means that the bike has shocks on the front. This spring system is superior to the elastomer suspension forks found on other ...

(3 pages) 30 1 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Entropic and telomere shortening theories of aging.

all living organisms are born with certain inherent flaws. As an organism ages, it suffers various shocks to its biological systems, and eventually breaks down. In a simple organism, one such breakdo ... mans have in built redundancy systems to insure that such deaths do not occur. However, the various shocks suffered by an organism do lead to damages that build up on top of the inherent damage that w ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Economic effects of september 11.

gy--and the October 1957 Sputnik launch--which raised fears of global missile attack. Both of those shocks triggered important changes in spending priorities. Both hit a U.S. economy that had already ...

(9 pages) 307 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.

contemporary society, the Gilead rule shows us our world in a different and more critical light and shocks us with what we see. It shows us the truth, makes us realise, pulls back the layers of cotton ... oposed unity in Gilead makes us question the reason for our own existence. What are we here for? It shocks you into a consciousness that a free world, the way we live now, may not be the best way to l ...

(6 pages) 121 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Conflict Management and Resolution for Teams.

ict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheep like passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving." -- John Dewey.When a g ...

(11 pages) 1378 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The significance of the confrontation with the monstrous and of the way the monstrous is embodied in Frankenstein

indeed very significant as it makes us aware of the monstrous or irrational within or around us and shocks out of how we normally think and view the world around us. It is through the monstrous our ey ...

(4 pages) 47 1 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

American Airlines

er or year. This is a tactical environment and, aside from any earth shattering new developments or shocks to the existing environment, forecasts for expected demand/maximum-likelihood share of market ...

(10 pages) 362 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

In the 'Afterword' to her novel, "I'm The King of the Castle", Susan Hill refers to "the evil of Hooper". To what extent do you consider Hooper to be evil?

ovel, we are shocked. Our preconceptions about childhood innocence are shattered. Hill deliberately shocks us in a traditionally gothic style, by transgressing what we consider to be the accepted boun ...

(12 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"American Psycho" : Satirists make the best Moralists

those involved in the censorship debate over the novel to question their own values.When asked what shocks him the most, Ellis replies, "the mediocrity of the culture - of popular culture and people's ... Love's "Psycho Analysis," Ibid, pp 41Hawker, Philippa, Ibid, pp 30Sorensen, Rosemary, "Bleak satire shocks but deserves attention," The Age, Extra Books, 1st June 1991.Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher, "Psy ...

(11 pages) 103 2 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of Macbeth in Act One

e. They tell Macbeth that he will become thane of Cawdor and that he will one day be king. The news shocks Macbeth and he lapses into thought for a while. When Banquo questions what the witches did to ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Labor Market Policies

eople through the labor market. Losing your job or assets providing subsistence are often the first shocks that leads to poverty. For this reason, labor markets are central mechanisms for rehabilitati ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Microeconomic Reform

mproving export competitiveness, and increasing the resilience of the Australian economy to adverse shocks (P.J. Forsyth, Microeconomic Reform in Australia, 1992). Prior to the 1990s, Australia's prod ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Journal - survival

I thought I was going to die now. The month is January so the water is extremely frigid as it sent shocks through every nerve of my body. The pain was intense but I was not sure how many of us that w ...

(13 pages) 36 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Blade Runner - The Director's Cut... Is the setting of Blade Runner credible? Are there any elements of society today evident of the futuristic setting of 2019?

ens by welcoming us into the possible future of earth. Set in the theoretical era of 2019, the film shocks viewers with its representation of humanities decaying social and technological structure. To ...

(3 pages) 45 1 3.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Milton Friedman - An introduction to economics, a brief biography, and brief outline on monetarism.

erm that refers to the "influence of money in the economy and that the economy is able to adjust to shocks without government intervention," (Lovewell, p.350, 2005). The economist related to monetaris ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


mbarrassment, ridicule, paddling or other forms of physical abuse, excessive fatigue, psychological shocks, chores, involuntary road trips, and any morally degrading games or activities. Hazing also d ...

(10 pages) 116 3 4.9 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Government 326 Constitutional Law and Theory

ice Holmes states; how Carrie Buck is a potential parent of a sociable incapable child. This notion shocks the conscience and violated due process. Everyone has the right to Body integrity, which is i ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

What the government can do to reduce the gas price?

nomic policy of a government may in fact shield, to a certain extent, the Canadian economy from the shocks of increasing world prices of oil and resources. There are a number of policies that could be ... supply raise price levels while lowering production and employment levels.To deal with such supply shocks to Canadian national economy, our government can try to increase people's incentives:- to pro ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics