Essays Tagged: "suicide attempt"

Eva Braun bio.

r father who disliked the association on political and personal grounds. In 1935, after an abortive suicide attempt, Hitler bought her a villa in a Munich suburb, near to his own home, providing her w ... t to friends.On 29 April 1945 Hitler and Eva Braun were finally married. The next day she committed suicide by swallowing poison, two minutes before Hitler took his own life. On Hitler's orders, both ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Contrast of Zeena and Mattie in "Ethan Frome"

er side, one which is extraordinarily similar to Zeena's attitude, comes to light, after a thwarted suicide attempt. In Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton makes an ironic comment on the choices present in an ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Citizen Kane": A Story of One Man's Inability to Love.

nd Kane are at Xandu prior to their breakup. Beginning with the scene immediately following Susan's suicide attempt and concluding with the scene of Susan slapping Kane we see a masterfully crafted se ... ationship is depicted in a series of scenes in a sequence that begins immediately following Susan's suicide attempt with a fade into exterior shot of the massive, ominous, evil looking, fog shadowed X ...

(8 pages) 67 0 4.6 Oct/2005

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

Cultural safety in nursing

vided care for Anna (pseudonym), an 85- year old Maori lady, who was admitted to the ward following suicide attempt, which was related to the second anniversary of her husband's death. She had a 20 ye ... o scared of losing everything and everyone I love. Nurse, I am not a good person, I tried to commit suicide. I took an overdose of my pills, and I made my family worry about me". She started to cry ag ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The theme of death in "Girl, Interrupted" by Susanna Kaysen and "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath.

The authors of both books had mental problems which led to both attempting suicide and, as one may expect, death plays an important role in both books. The attemped suicides o ... both books deal with the deaths of others."Girl, Interrupted" doesn't actually include Kaysen's own suicide attempt which occurs before the opening action of the book. "The Bell Jar" on the other hand ... ng action of the book. "The Bell Jar" on the other hand, includea specific descriptions of Esther's suicide attempts - of which there are several. Plath's descriptions of death are far more detailed a ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Story Of Girl, Interrupted

book is to demystify the mental hospital system. Kaysen documents disturbing facts such as her own suicide attempt and her admission to a mental hospital after only one visit to a psychiatrist. Her w ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Suicide

"Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with pain." This quote accu ... hen pain exceeds resources for coping with pain." This quote accurately describes my feelings about suicide. There are two ways to survive suicidal feelings: (1)You can find a way to reduce your pain ... ping resources. Both Are Possible. I feel that there are no conditions under which I would consider suicide permissible or justifiable.Suicide claims about 30,000 lives a year and more than 500,000 su ...

(2 pages) 394 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Blind Faith

he seems to be kind of insensitive. When describing her ex-husband, Robert, the blind man, and the suicide attempt, the husband seems like he is very disconnected. From his tone, it sounds as if he d ...

(4 pages) 414 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sylvia Plath

y of the things most people hope to avoid "“ the loss of a parent, an unfaithful spouse, and a suicide attempt. All of these things led her to take her life in 1963, and all were factors in her e ... " (Woman 104). Indeed, loneliness is quite often a telltale sign of depression. She attempted suicide by swallowing fifty sleeping pills in August of 1953, and she was found three days later hid ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teenage Suicide

According to David Lester, "So ubiquitous is the impulse to commit suicide that one out of every two Americans has at some time considered, threatened, or actually att ... ericans has at some time considered, threatened, or actually attempted suicide." The vast spread of suicide today is a severe problem that the United States is forced to face. Teenagers tend to commit ... have occurred in their lives, because of the lack of life experience. The programs that bring down suicide numbers, like support organizations, help prevent teenager suicide, because they teach peopl ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Hard Core Logo-The Movie

he realizes that his 'last shot' has failed and thus creates a new 'last shot' in which we see the suicide attempt. Which 'ironically' is the last shot of the movie.Billy Talent, whom is played by Ca ... ism. They share a special relationship and the fact that it is also coming to an end, drives Joe to suicide.In retrospect, one can see the only way for this movie to end is with some sort of tragedy a ...

(2 pages) 1310 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Teen suicide

"Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem." I feel that it isn't the right solution, th ... that it isn't the right solution, that there are other options. This is one reason why I chose teen suicide as my I-search topic. I have had personal experience with teen suicide involving my friends, ... elp them. I also chose this topic because I want to educate others on how serious of a problem teen suicide really is.Teen suicide as an extremely complex tragedy, that unfortunately happens all the t ...

(6 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Sylvia Plath

ed many of the things most people hope to avoid - the loss of a parent, an unfaithful spouse, and a suicide attempt. All of these things led her to take her life in 1963, and all were factors in her e ... enough" (Woman 104). Indeed, loneliness is quite often a telltale sign of depression. She attempted suicide by swallowing fifty sleeping pills in August of 1953, and she was found three days later hid ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Suicide

General Field: Life Studies?? I don't really know what to put… Focus Area: Suicide Potential Thesis: Teen suicide is a serious problem among young people today. Ok so it is ba ... ong young people today. Ok so it is bad but I am working on it.. maybe you could help.Part A: There suicide among teens, is the 3rd leading cause of death. In Canada the number of teens that kill them ... hich give aid to those in need of help, and many other organizations that are there to help prevent suicide among teens. There is Hara-kiri, a Japanese ritual of suicide, and the is also Physician Ass ...

(1 pages) 350 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

In the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray BradBury, montag who

eat deal of curiosity.Mildred Montag Holds in all her pain and doesn't know what to do with it. Her suicide attempt suggests that she is in great pain and that her obsession with television is way to ...

(1 pages) 1098 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Life Without Hope by Ethan Frome

e Silver, introduced a final solution for all the years of misery. His human spirit was so low that suicide was the medicine for years of torment. After his unsuccessful suicide attempt, his life only ... utlook. Poverty can cause people to act out of desperation, even if it means that you try to commit suicide Finally, Ethan?s wife only caused more isolation. About a year after marriage, Mrs. ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How Kieslowski portrays freedom in his film Three Colours;Blue

poser and her young daughter Anna in an automobile accident. After a spell in hospital and a failed suicide attempt Julie makes the conscious decision to gain 'freedom' from painful memories and nosta ...

(6 pages) 1738 0 0.0 Apr/2008

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