Essays Tagged: "Tattoo"

How people would react to tattoos being done to themselves or others around them because of their culture.

There is a big difference between people who have been exposed to tattoos and people who haven't. Tattoos have been a part of people's lives for decades and even cent ... part of people's lives for decades and even centuries. To most people living in the United States, tattoos are a normal style. But imagine some tribe in a country you have never even heard of, say th ... ywan" tribe learning about something they have never been introduced to. What would they think of a tattoo? Maybe it could be a special marking from God, or little creatures crawling underneath the sk ...

(2 pages) 130 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Take a look at what tattoos i want and describes how it plays in society

le event like September 11th. Symbols used among teens today, however, are mostly body piercing and tattooing. A teenager gets a tattoo either because they want to express themselves in someway or the ... want to express themselves in someway or they want to fit in with their peers though people who has tattoos are mostly seen as a bad reputation. If I were to a tattoo, my choice will be none other tha ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

-The simpsons- Ridiculing Americans

forward to opening gifts. Bart's idea of a Christmas present for his mother (and for himself) is a tattoo. Marge is less than pleased, particularly when all of the family Christmas savings must be us ...

(2 pages) 148 8 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The tattoo and piercing law.

Have you ever wanted to get a tattoo? How about a piercing? If you said yes, more power to you. If you said yes, and you're a mino ... paper.If you are under the age of eighteen, your body is not yet mature enough to get a piercing or tattoo. Your still growing, your nerves aren't well developed yet, and in places were you might be p ... piercing through a muscle, your muscles aren't ready to have needles poked through them.Piercing or tattooing a body part before that body part is ready, can cause serous damage. Lets take your tongue ...

(3 pages) 53 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Finding Emo: A Comprehensive explanation and look at the evolution and existence of Emo as a music genre as well as cultural influence.

an just a music genre; it has spawned a very particular look, determining hairstyles, fashion, even tattoo placement and content; the lyrical content similarly is very particular and rarely strays fro ...

(6 pages) 67 3 4.7 Dec/2003

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

Biography on Ozzy Osbourne

en he would also hit stores. He was then imprisoned and it was in prison where he got the "O-Z-Z-Y" tattoo on his knuckles. Soon after he was released from prison, Ozzy decided to lead a new life and ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Liver Disease - Hepatitis C

nsfusion and has never taken intravenous drugs. We think that he may have gotten the disease from a tattoo when he was sixteen.The liver is the largest organ in the body and is essential in keeping th ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

When in Conflict do you value more individual rights or protection of groups?

yone is saying that he had sexual relation with twenty-three girls. He has aids. He got aids from a tattoo. Should he have to tell the girls that he has aids before they have sexual relation with each ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

How Tattooing and piercing allow people to express their individuality and the effect it has on society

Thesis: Tattooing and piercing allow people to express their individuality Even though tattooing and ... and develop their individuality.People have different reactions to a person who would like to get a tattoo or a body piercing. Many employers will think twice about hiring a person with tattoos or pie ... erstanding and appreciation for others who wish to express themselves by whatever medium it may be. Tattooing and piercing allow people to express their individuality. There are various ways in ...

(4 pages) 48 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

About a friend

out purple! She is very short and has brown eyes. She also has small feet. Just recently she got a tattoo on her hip of three shooting stars. Elandra loves stars because her middle name is star. ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


CHAPTER ONE.INTRODUCTION."Tattooing is an art form.I mean the sailor's tattoo is gone"Margo DeMelloDuring my seven years servi ... ilor's tattoo is gone"Margo DeMelloDuring my seven years service in H.M armed forces I thought that tattoos were an extended part of the uniform and a display of male machoism.Tattoo's like "death bef ... left the armed forces and coming to University I was amazed at how many men and more so women have tattoo's.I came to learn that tattoo's have become more accepted throughout society.As to when they ...

(12 pages) 163 1 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Look at the Tattoo from the Late Eighteenth Century to Contemporary Times in the Western World.

Tattooing is a process by which the skin is pierced and a dye of some kind is inserted below the sur ... ocess by which the skin is pierced and a dye of some kind is inserted below the surface. So really, tattooing is a form of piercing. Is it because a tattoo is so enmeshed with the body, and so visibly ... preoccupation within the Western tradition (2000: 235). This quote emphasises the importance of the tattoo in social and historical analysis.As well as expressing personal beliefs or affiliations tatt ...

(11 pages) 66 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Invisible Man

d about it as long as they are black (which they always will be). The woman sports an American Flag Tattoo. This is a symbolization of the ugliness of life in America. It is never what it seems. The w ... with her clothes on seems nothing out of the ordinary but as she takes her clothes off you see the tattoo. The narrator learns from this.The men give the narrator a briefcase before he leaves after h ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


TATTOOS? Eagles, butterflies, suns, devil like figures and crosses are just some of the obje ... s, suns, devil like figures and crosses are just some of the objects people are getting permanently tattooed on their bodies. But, who are these people, and why do they mare their bodies? I think they ... their talent on others and their own bodies. The reason depends generally on the person getting the tattoo, but there are general reasons for each of the groups. Motorcycle riders or "bikers"&# ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Huckleberry Finn Reality Vs. Apperence

s of the decease. They argue to see who is the real brother when one of them ask the king what kind tattoo did his brother had. When the king said the wrong answer they all when to dig up the body to ... When the king said the wrong answer they all when to dig up the body to see who was right about the tattoo. The Duke and The King escape because of the money that Huck had put in the coffin earlier. ...

(1 pages) 4469 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battle Royal

ere and not touch. The men in the audience are allowed closer and they do touch her. She also has a tattoo of the American flag on her hip. This is ironic because when the American flag represents fre ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ra in the streets of New York and Europe in the 70's. Rock is not the spiky hared, leather wearing, tattoo-bearing anarchist; we have all imagined it to be. "Rock'n'roll was a catch-all term big enoug ...

(3 pages) 407 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Do the Creepy Thing by Graham Joyce

ent the story really begins. The bracelet disappears the next day but left on Caz’s wrist is a tattoo which seems to have brought with it some kind of curse. Caz thinks that the curse gives her b ... se. Caz thinks that the curse gives her bad luck, suddenly everything is against her. She wants the tattoo to go away, she finds it that it must be the way to get rid of the curse. Therefore she start ...

(5 pages) 1172 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


To say that ?tattoos reflect a lack of character and discipline (454)? regardless of their owners being pro- athl ... , has no place in the industry of modern day professional sports- or anywhere else for that matter. Tattoos: can be representatives of personality and self-expression; misconstrued because of the pain ... are permanent. In my paper, I plan to discuss each of these points.Clem Haskins?s opinion that with tattoos come ?bad attitudes? is simply unjustified, for how can an ink drawing on one?s skin affect ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Way Of The Wind

, Fox" Jeff turned and stared at the woman in front of him. She was extremely beautiful with an odd tattoo over one eye. He recalled hearing that she was on a TV show at one point, but he had never se ...

(6 pages) 17 0 4.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists