Essays Tagged: "survivors"

Why Socrates should be found Guilty?

nded an Athenian fleet at the battle of Arginusae was held. They were accused of failing to pick up survivors and the dead of the battle. The generals defended themselves by claiming that the rescue o ...

(7 pages) 176 0 2.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Lord of the Flies Discuss what 'The darkness of man's heart' means.

evacuated from their homes but before they reach their destination their plane is shot down and the survivors land on a tropical almost paradise like island, unspoiled by man. This island is a microco ... like island, unspoiled by man. This island is a microcosm representing the world. On the island the survivors all meet together and create a chief Ralph. Things soon go wrong due to members of the ori ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Social Security system in the United Sates. The History and what it is like today.

cial security in the United States has three parts. The first part consists of old age, disability, survivors, and hospital insurance (OASDHI). The second is Unemployment and the third is workers comp ... its to rise more rapidly than payroll tax revenues and resulted in a major drain on the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund."In 1983, Congress passed legislation that was designed to assure the ...

(4 pages) 243 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A respone paper to the novel "The Day of the Triffids" by John Wyndham.

e to take place on earth. If the was a nuclear war, plague, or any other catastrophe, how would the survivors react? Wyndham's novel addresses this very concern. It is up to the sighted people that ar ... ers. I also believe that some could very well revert to barbarianism causing problems for the other survivors.Today people are not as self sufficient. We all rely on our cell phones, computers, televi ...

(2 pages) 63 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Flight-227By Master puppetMy presentation is on the survivors of Flight-227. On October 12, 1972, a propeller-driven F-227 left Uruguay's Capitol, Monte ... he plane landed on a snow-covered valley.Twenty-seven people survived the crash. As night came, the survivors were looking for food, but they only had chocolate, a few bottles of wine, and several car ... late, a few bottles of wine, and several cartons of cigarettes. Search planes were sent to find the survivors, but the plane was white and was camouflaged in the snow. Seventy days later, only sixteen ...

(2 pages) 350 7 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Stephen King's The Stand: Summary

e strikes America, leaving onlya few thousand people alive who are "immune" to the epidemic. Of the survivors,those who serve G-d instinctively join in Boulder, Colorado, while those whoworship the "D ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Justice - This is a short essay written to question justice in modern day society.

rrest.There was also a story about the Air India bombing in 1985 that killed 329 people and left no survivors. There is only one suspect being charged since the bombing and his name is Indergit Singh ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Schindler's List Essay-- Describes the role of Schindler in preventing the deaths of 1,100 Jews, while staying calm and collected in the chaos of total war.

announced. At midnight tonight, the war is over. Tomorrow you will begin the process of looking for survivors of your families. In most will not find them. After six long years of murder, ...

(9 pages) 166 0 4.9 Apr/2003

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

"Amphibian Population Decrease"

ulation is directly related to the over population of humans. transitionAmphibians have always been survivors. They did, after all, survive two extinction episodes, including that of the dinosaurs. Wi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

September 11, 2001 Impacts and Outcomes.

s airline was carrying ninety-two people aboard when it crashed into the north tower. There were no survivors from this flight.At 9:03am, a second plane departing from Boston was also hijacked. This p ... Flight 175, was carrying sixty-five people when it crashed into the south tower. There were also no survivors on this flight.At 9:39am, a third hijacked plane, departing from Washington, was flown int ...

(13 pages) 558 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

How and why the Azkecs made sacrifices.

mer of 1521, sixty-two of the Spanish army's companions had been captured, and Cortes and the other survivors helplessly watched one of the men were being taken a mile away across the water on one of ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

What company needs today?

to do the same amount of work that was previously expected of the larger work force. Thus, for the survivors of downsizing, work intensified" (Considine). For middle managers, the amount of work is i ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Moral panic.

less, TV channels and other media types usually go deeper into such matter by doing interviews with survivors or victims and following investigations day by day. Such a process enlarges the panic and ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Secutiy, how it got started, why is it going bankrupt and why it should be privitized.

Social Security only paid retirement benefits to the primary worker. A 1939 change in the law added survivors' benefits and benefits for the retiree's spouse and children. In 1956 disability benefits ... xed monthly payment and the total received depends on how long the beneficiary lives. A spousal and survivors benefit. Benefits are available for dependents and survivors of an insured worker. A spous ...

(4 pages) 214 3 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Mandragora" written by David McRobbie.

passangers.Not much information is actually given here on the 'Dunarling' as such, more of the two survivors.James Ramsay, a sailor aboard the ship, and Margaret Colquhoun, an immigrant bound for Ade ... could begin to recover from her shocking ordeal.Tom and Eva soon discovered that they were the only survivors from the wreck. So did the Victorian public and the newspapers. Tom was given medals and m ...

(12 pages) 39 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


her has stated, there are 3 phases that are a part of the abuse, in their article Battered Women as survivors. Domestic violence is mostly among the women who live in poverty and are stuck in a rut. W ... ence Research Conference. Durham, New HampshireGondolf, E., with E. Fisher. 1988. Battered women as survivors: An alternative totreating learned helplessness. Lexington, MA: LexingtonLloyd, S. 1997. t ...

(7 pages) 146 1 3.8 Dec/2003

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

This is an essay about the last days, a movie by steven speilberg. It talks about the final solution, the treatment of jews, and about concentration camps.

he Final Solution, the treatment of Jews, extermination and concentration camps, and experiences of survivors. In my conclusion, I will offer a brief summary, as well as positive aspects and my person ... Award for Best Documentary, this powerful film traces the compelling experiences of five Hungarian survivors who fell victim to Hitler's brutal war against the Jews during the final days of World War ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

Should Concentration Camps be Restored?

ation camps. Those people had family members that survived after living in the camps. Many of these survivors believe that the camps should be allowed to disappear and be forgotten. Despite the painfu ... eve that the camps should be allowed to disappear and be forgotten. Despite the painful memories of survivors, these camps cannot be allowed to be forgotten. "Give us the past so we can make sense of ...

(2 pages) 41 1 3.7 Mar/2004

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

This is a short essay entitled Stephen Crane's Open Boat. This essay is a brief look into the underlying themes of Stephen Crane's story.

uggle between man and nature. In the final paragraphs of the story, Crane calls the three remaining survivors "interpreters." These survivors had come to understand the "voice" of the ocean that they ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History of Thanksgiving

uth colony in the winter of 1620-21. This first winter is hard, and half the colonists die. But the survivors are hard working and tenacious, and they learn new farming techniques from the Indians. Th ...

(4 pages) 63 2 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays