Essays Tagged: "Solitary confinement"

Solitary Confinement On Antarctica, what I would bring

During my assignment of a one year long period of solitary confinement on Antarctica the three things that I would bring with me would be: a computer ... d also serve as a way for me to keep a journal of the events that occurred through out my year long solitary confinement at the life deficient South Pole. My computer would also provide a source of en ... of the world of ice and observe how they have adapted to life in the Antarctic.A year long span of solitary confinement spent in the Antarctic could be endured and enjoyed by myself if I had these po ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Hillside Stranglers by Darcy O'Brien. Crime is the biggest problem facing our society today.

eve there may be several approaches to the treatment of criminals. Infliction of the death penalty, solitary confinement and hard sentences are examples. It is possible that drastic punishment of crim ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Scarlet Letter, character analysis on Hester Pryne

her husband. Hester committed adultery with Reverend Dimmesdale. She was sentenced to two years in solitary confinement. The results of her sins brought about the birth of a little girl named Pearl. ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Capital Punishment: An Outdated, Uncivilized Form of Discipline

eak, she managed to say good-bye to her innocent husband. An armed doctor opened the door to John's solitary confinement cell and escorted him to the lethal injection room. He was forced onto the bed ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2004

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

The Setting for Insanity in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" illustrates that being excluded from the public and locked away in solitary confinement causes insanity. Gilman uses setting to convey this point throughout the story. ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary/Book Report on the short story, "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov.

The Bet.Hypothetically speaking, you have to choose between spending the rest of your life in solitary confinement or death. Which do you choose? Anton Chekhov presents the pros and cons of both ... stakes his millions while the lawyer stakes his freedom. This is done to determine whether death or solitary confinement is more humane.At the commencement of the story, the banker has money and the l ...

(1 pages) 12151 0 2.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Prisoners of War - Chapter 37

The hole. It's like the punishment room in prison. Unlike solitary confinement where you get your own cell, in the hole you only get four walls. You are strip ...

(17 pages) 37 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Through a comparison of two passages discuss how effectively Keenan conveys his experience of solitary confinement.

f linguistic and literary devices in An Evil Cradling to convey his experience of his time spent in solitary confinement. Some of the devices I will be looking at are; simile, metaphor, assonance, all ... And the way Keenan finds himself 'hissing' at the birds.Keenan effectively coveys his experience of solitary confinement by the use of all the linguistic devices I have mentioned. His clever usage of ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement

What is solitary confinement? By definition, the term "solitary confinement" refers to "a punishment in whic ... as a form of rehabilitation in attempts to change a person's mind as well as the individual's body.Solitary confinement was originally designed to give prisoners a chance to regain their conscience b ... bound prisoners to their cells in solitude, was the worst kind of torture possible. After prolonged solitary confinement, prisoners showed adverse psychological effects such as delusions, inability to ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"When Hell Was in Session" by Admiral Jeremiah Denton.

nt events that happen in the Vietnam war but never talked about his 8 years as a POW and 4 years in solitary confinement. Throughout the time reading his books there's one thing that caught my attenti ... can people. This is just one of many things that had happen to Denton out of 8 years and 4 years in solitary confinement.I think that this piece is valuable because it's history and history itself is ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Bet" by Anton Chekhov: Character Analysis of the Prisoner

Wow! 7,883,995 minutes sure is a long time to spend in solitary confinement, and then not even hang around for the final five minutes to reclaim your prize ... his story, a man takes part in a bet for two million dollars, under the conditions that he stays in solitary confinement for fifteen years. The man, whom we come to know as "the prisoner", stays in co ... er men..." This quote proves that the prisoner is persistent in that he perseveres fifteen years of solitary confinement. Fifteen years! Fifteen years without associating with another human being. Fif ...

(2 pages) 13340 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cool Hand Contrast

is rebellious ways cause him to be put in the box ,though. The box is a form of what we know now as solitary confinement. The box, consisted of four wooden walls and a ceiling, and was no bigger than ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter, Review on his life from the movie's point of view.

l to prison he refused to wear the clothes of a guilty man, this led to him being put directly into solitary confinement for 90 days. Once out he decided to channel his frustration into completing a b ...

(5 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2007

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


jail he was 22 years old. As we hear through his depiction of prison life he spent a lot of time in solitary confinement and enjoyed telling people of his "hard-core" criminal ways. He stabbed a man 5 ... re" criminal ways. He stabbed a man 57 times for no reason at all. While in jail, Gary is placed in solitary confinement for four years of his sentence because he is unable to have normal relations wi ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

American Institutional And Prison Reformation Of T

m, began in 1829 in the Eastern State Penitentiary at Cherry Hill. This system was based on extreme solitary confinement for convicts by day and night with the belief that a felon alone in a cell with ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

In the short story, “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, the

shment. To prove his point, the banker bet the lawyer two million dollars that he could not stay in solitary confinement for fifteen years. The lawyer left his cell five minutes before the stipulated ...

(1 pages) 4093 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Stanford Prision Experiment

on had been arranged allowed the prisoners to always be watched by the staff, with the exception of solitary confinement, lovingly called ?the hole?.With the experiment underway, Zimbardo set out to c ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

True Ambitions, The Bet ( Short Story by Anton Chekov)

bet will pay for 15 years of imprisonment. Instead, he experiences loneliness and depression in his solitary confinement and realizes that there are more ambitions to life than money. As the lawyer st ... ledge for he carelessly acted in accepting a bet without considering his losses. In his 15 years of solitary confinement, the lawyer gains huge amounts of knowledge that helps him to reach a great lev ...

(3 pages) 13 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Creative Writing ~ A day dairy of a cat and dog.

d little hunter" I am.There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I was placed in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However, I could hear the noises and smell the f ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Needless Torture

of stress in the laboratories where they are typically kept in desolate containers, kennels, or in solitary confinement, denied any kind companionship or affection. Once the animals have been used fo ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy