Essays Tagged: "Temperament"

Killers or Heroes? Most soldiers are unknowingly conscientious objectors. They try to avoid taking a human life.

points out that there are three things that make soldiers kill: conditioning, recent experience and temperament.Soldiers can be conditioned individually and collectively to pull the trigger. Individua ... condition soldiers through propaganda, it has little long-term effect on them on the battlefield.A temperament for killing exists among some human beings. Marshall, in identifying the battlefield fig ...

(2 pages) 151 5 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

'The Pasture' by Robert Frost

work suggests that there is something within it that Frost feels reveals an important aspect of his temperament.The subject matter; going out to work, implies that Frost enjoyed his work as a farmer a ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Being a mortician.

s. Beinga mortician is a very rewarding job both personal as well as psychological to thosewith the temperament, training and discipline required to do the job properly. Inthis paper I'll be reporting ... in theprofession(CGP 3). The field is highly secure and recession proof. Chances arethat if you are temperamentally matched to the requirements of the work and likeyour job, you will have few worries ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What Goes Around Comes Around. Speaks of "The Black Cat," by Edgar Allan Poe

he states "to-morrow I die, and to-day I would unburden my soul"(80).Poe describes his affectionate temperament of his character when he writes "mytenderness of heart was even so conspicuous as to mak ... es when he writes "our friendship lasted, in this manner, for several years, during whichmy general temperament and character-through instrumentality of the Fiend Intemperance-had (Iblush to confess i ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Louis XIV and Henry III Lived very simmilar lives. What were the main differences in their lives and what caused their kingdoms to be so different?

ts, both these men faced similar circumstances growing up and they were both were born with similar temperaments, yet their lives turned out differently. Perhaps, this is because Louis mastered his na ... turned out differently. Perhaps, this is because Louis mastered his nature while Henry allowed his temperament to control himself. The reason Louis was able to master his nature was because he was ab ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Character and Fate in "The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy.

d even more dramatic fall from it. He tries to demonstrate how fateful coincidences, character, and temperament act together in life to determine the outcome of a person's life.Fate plays a very impor ... emphasize that it is not just fate that causes his downfall. It's also because of his character and temperament which lead to his downfall. From the first chapter Henchard's rashness and impulsive cha ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Baseball: Then and Now This is an essay that contrasts the game of baseball today to the game at its origin in the 1800s.

f the outdoor sports of the United States...It is a game which is peculiarly suited to the American temperament and disposition:... in short, the pastime suits the people, and the people suit the past ...

(4 pages) 140 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Arabian Horse

high" (Patent 10). The Arabian has a finely chiseled head and a "delicate muzzle" (Patent 10). "In temperament, Arabians are Intelligent, affectionate, fiery, courageous, and gentle, with high self-e ... he United States and Spain Arabians are used in cattle ranching because of there agility, speed and temperament they are ideal for herding cattle.The Arabians unique qualities, rich history, and diver ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock" by T.S Eliot.

nd self-critical nature, melancholy attitude and suppression. As a consequence of his self-doubting temperament, he forms feelings of isolation and loneliness, manifesting an anti-hero status.Prufrock ...

(3 pages) 118 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Observing Child Psychology.

react in different situations. Children behave differently in different environments because their temperament and personality development affects how they react. Different relationships between chil ... opment.While observing children in everyday life, it was noticed that many of them had a variety of temperaments. The one that stood out the most were the easy children. With this being said, the chil ...

(6 pages) 301 1 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Death of A Salesman - in depth analytical essay.

t which surrounds them.Willy Loman worked hard for all his life as a salesman, but he never had the temperament or skills to be one. He chose to live a live based on the American Dream, thinking that ...

(4 pages) 109 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shakespear's 'Henry V'- "An exploration of how Shakespere presents Henry as a king and as a man."

V that portrayed all the necessary qualities to be a king and seemed to avoid all the weaknesses of temperament. He was not, however, the ideal king, as his power was crippled by the fact that he had ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.0 Dec/2003

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

"The Crucible" (Arthur Miller) and The Scarlet Letter (Nathanial Hawthorne): Accepting Sins Now Leads to Less Consequences Later

and "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller exhibit comparable qualities. Through analyzing the conflicts, temperament, responsibility, and consequences; character similarities present themselves. Although t ...

(3 pages) 54 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare/Contrast Essay Labradors and Rottweilers

lers. Some of their differences and similarities that this paper will look at are their appearance, temperament, performance, and health.First, let us look at the Labrador, which is a sporting dog, br ... The tail is also covered with the same short, dense hair, just like their coat. (6)Labradors have a temperament that is of a kindly, outgoing, eager to please and they are not aggressive towards human ...

(4 pages) 221 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Differences between the extraverts and introverts of Hans Eysenck

inition of personality as "a more or less stable and enduring organisation of a person's character. Temperament, intellect and physique, which determines his unique adjustment to the environment". (Ry ...

(7 pages) 149 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Joseph Conrad - Man and Writer in the "House of Darkness"

nly surviving daughter in a family of six sons. The couple met in 1847. She was drawn to his poetic temperament and passionate patriotism; he admired her lively imagination and warm heart. Although Ev ...

(10 pages) 26 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Change over Time - Women/Seneca Falls/Suffrage Movement/ Post Reconstruction/ Prevailing Social-Political Temperaments

ain equal political status with white, adult, land owning males? The prevalent social and political temperament of the first half of American History would have to change (PEWS 11) because such ideals ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Infant Temperament in Context of Evolutionary Theories of Emotion.

Infants show a lot of variability in their temperament, or their characteristic mood, activity level, and emotional activity. From the beginnin ... e mother, and seem to be cranky, irritable and not willing to participate in their new environment. Temperaments, like emotion in the evolutionary since, evolved to allow greater survivability in the ... olved to allow greater survivability in the human species.Most of the major research on an infant's temperaments has been conducted by Alexander Thomas and Stella Chess. They classified the different ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


"Our genetic heritage endows each of us with a series of emotional set points that determines our temperament. But the brain circuitry involved is extraordinarily malleable...This means that childho ... ision to keep their babies included moral and health and family influences.In conclusion a person's temperament is their natural way of responding to the world with many factors playing a role .These ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Portrayal of Genius in Bernard Rose's 1994 Film Immortal Beloved

al traits that make up the popular perception of genius. He is a mentally unbalanced person and his temperament is easily aroused, often because of mental illness and/or substance abuse. He is lonely ...

(8 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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