Essays Tagged: "social background"

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton, the theme, human nature

e Socs, two rival gangs. This novel suggests the stories'content because the Greasers are a gang of social outcasts and misfits. This novel's theme is very specific;people, no matter what their social ...

(2 pages) 108 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton. Class study looking at what the teacher directs the student's learning towards

ers' by S. E Hinton is an early novel based on two waring juvenile gangs, divided by economical and socialbackground, the lower East side Greasers and the upper West side Socs. The novel is set in 196 ... ndividual work. However, it is an area that could possess some problems as the set texts deals with socialconflicts and violence - an early instance of gang warfare that in today's society extends to ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who is inspector Goole? Discuss the role of inspector Goole and the effect he has on the members of the Birling family.

nted to make his characters to appear genuine, to do this he provided the characters a recognisable social background, a relevant environment and some elements of the past life. Life back then wasn't ... en like Arthur Birling may have come from humble origins but their wealth allow them to rise up the social ladder. This could be a way of Priestely putting his views about prejudices and a short messa ...

(21 pages) 58 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What evidence is there to show women in the legal profession suffer from discrimination?

process identifies the most talented people for appointment, irrespective of their professional or social background. Women are under-represented in the legal professions and there are arguments to s ... men who have families would be less able to comply with the macho culture of working long hours and socialising after work, where important business decisions would be made. An economic factor that wo ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Possession: reception and interpretation: critical approaches.an overview of different types of criticism and try to show how Byatt uses them in her novel.

that work. It insists that to understand a piece, we need to understand the author's biography and social background, ideas circulating at the time, and the cultural milieu. Historical criticism also ... odes of production', Marx means both the physical means and the relations of production between the social classes. Marxist criticism argues that literature reflects social institutions and that it is ...

(13 pages) 77 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battle between Husband And Wife A Review on the First Part of

.We can see it is both the husband and wife who are suffering and it is the vast differences in the social backgrounds divide them.Walter and Gertrude encountered in a local dance.Let's discuss the so ... nful.In her eyes,it is a Christian duty to be financially responsible and struggling to improve the social rank of one's family while such concerns are very far from the mind of the fun-loving Walter. ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Educational Attainment - modern society

Social Class and Educational AchievementEducation should provide every student with equality of oppo ... ies have shown that education does not contribute to significant upward mobility, and suggests that social background is the major determinant of the amount of education an individual receives. Whilst ... lst there are other possible situations which could affect an individual's educational achievement, social background still remains to be the one point that contributes most to the equality of ones op ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Stylistic Analysis of Tim O'Brien's Writing

d ideas in his novels appeal to American readers with broad differences in political allegiance and social background. The novels are intimately personal, psychological, and explanatory. In his books ...

(6 pages) 66 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Sex Differences and Sex Discrimination

Approximately, their forms are more close to those of the standard language than do men of the same social background, age, and so on. There are many reasons for this phenomenon.Firstly, males and fem ... y are almost never dyslexic.Secondly, since females don't play a significant role in society, their social statuses are very low. In order to change this phenomenon and elevate their statuses, one way ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Low income and education

ivileged 50 per cent of children did not receive their fair share of resources. (P Young, Mastering Social Welfare, p. 180) Recent research from the Institute of Education has shown that children from ... by Barbara Jefferis, a research fellow at the Institute of Child Healthfound a strong link between social background and cognitive development. The research carried out found the gap between educatio ...

(8 pages) 172 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.

of theme, irony, and symbolism are integral parts of the play. The play was written about 1939. Its social background is deeply rooted in the Depression. This has a great impact in the play.The intern ... uis...(Bloom)" This speech is an implicit attack on America. It negotiated the need to retreat from social injustice. Tom's world is dark and can no longer be lit up by political commitments. The play ...

(7 pages) 129 0 4.2 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Diversity: Flow Jet.

low jet is a very diverse company; its make up of different culture, opinions, ethnic, economic and social background allows the company to have a competitive edge. The diverse atmosphere has created ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

'Wallace was an outsider, so it's no wonder we don't remember him as a great scientist. He didn't limit his research to proper scientific subjects. Discuss.

emporaries of each other and shared many of the same evolutionist theories, Wallace had a different social background, a factor which helped steer him away from the establishment and cause him to be r ... le to read by their confining their studies to the bible' (OU resource book3,p66). Wallace views on socialism and his skepticism of religion are starting to become evident 2 facts that were to later i ...

(5 pages) 77 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Explain the changing concept of caliphate during the periods of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs, the Umayyads and the Abbasids (Includes bibliography)

the rule of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs, the Umayyads and the Abbasids.The religious, political and social background to the rise of the caliphate is of paramount importance in defining it. The fact t ... is doctrinally a world religion immediately politicises it and Islam in its purest form calls for a social structure and a leadership in which faith and state, din wa dawlah, are unified. During Muham ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

"A Streetcar Named Desire"

is the sister of Stanley's wife. The most obvious difference between Blanche and Stanley is one of social background. Whereas Blanche comes from an old Southern family and was raised to see herself a ...

(2 pages) 30 1 2.3 Oct/2006

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

Student protests for/against immigration, specifically in the southwest.

the saying goes, and this is because the power lies with the individual. No matter what economic or social background a person may have, in America, at least ideally, everybody is equal before the eye ... students. This pride is important, not only from a self-esteem standpoint, but also in a very real social context. For as much as Americans like to think that we have come a long way from the days of ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

With Every Passing Day

nfined to a specific group or set of people; in fact, runaways come from every class, religion, and social background. It is a statistical fact that in the year 2000, at least 500,000 children ran awa ...

(3 pages) 286 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Using the concepts of the knowing self and the situated self, in which you critically reflect on how your background has influenced you as a learner.

of the concept of the situated self is that it is the aspect of the self that involves cultural and social background and the surroundings of the self. The situated self changes over time, it can have ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Gay Cinema In The 90's

s, is a work of an artist, and the artist is a result of the era, culture geographical location and social background in which he was brought up.In that sense, even if a film breaks social conventions ... he past, it is still a product of the era in which it was made.By watching films and looking at the social- historical background from which they emerged, we can see how social- historical development ...

(10 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Corporate Anthropologists

e cultures to better understand the evolution of these cultures and to ameliorate the corporations' social organizations accordingly. This is accomplished by observing and analyzing correlations betwe ... ic corporate culture problem addressed by members of the field is the complications of cultural and social barriers in collaborative creativity. Even in a group of people from the same cultural and so ...

(2 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management