Essays Tagged: "trying to explain"

Christianity and the old testiment

nge(Kaplan 258). In doing this, society still will be diverse, but at least that is one more person trying to express an opinion. The Old Testament is an accurate and valid resource to use when trying ... nd faith. For example, it is amazing how one can justify his faith to a strong Catholic family when trying to prove that salvation is a free gift and not a time card for 'good works.' There is much di ...

(2 pages) 116 3 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Science of Religion

ng at things. I prefer to think that religion was a form of early science. After all, isn't science trying to explain the world around us? In essence that is what religion does as well! Both aspects t ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

THe Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Summer Reading Assignment 1. Describe Cover Art 2. Describe Roaring Twenties 3. Describe Characters

came to the conclusion that the cover art was symbolic and iconicWhat I believe that Fitzgerald is trying to explain with the quote is that Gatsby's image was made up with the different experiences t ... nt through. His whole image was formed by past things about his life. I believe that Fitzgerald was trying to let the readers understand who Gatsby's was. Gatsby would go all out for his festivities. ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What does the Church mean to you?

, I am going to explain to you what, from the Bible passages that I have read, what I think God was trying to explain to us.God tries to explain what the Church should mean to us in the Bible passages ... unny. I also realized that although God was taking somebody close to me away, it wasn't that he was trying to hurt me, but just that she was finishing up what God's plan on earth was for her, and that ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"A Martian Sends A Postcard Home" by Craig Raine

sible, he notices that they are sometimes in someone's hand. In stanzas five and six the Martian is trying to explain fog. "Rain is when the earth is television / It has the property of making colours ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How do the Functionalist and Conflict theories explain trends and change in our [Australian] society? What does each view emphasise in considering the importance and the roles of the family?

ing of this is needed in order to make better social changes to meet social needs. When it comes to trying to explain and understand society, there are two main points of view that a person can take. ... his theory. Although in most ways these views directly oppose each other, ultimately, they are both trying to do the same thing, that is, explain why society is like it is today.Functionalists see soc ...

(5 pages) 204 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A basic drama essay on The Crucible

ke she has a very guilty conscience. I would make her seem worried by making her stammer when she's trying to explain something. For example I would do this when she says "But we never conjured spirit ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Lunch with three celebritys of your chosing

hool junior suprisingly we are all having really great conversations.Oh gosh, Napoleon is of course trying to dominate the conversation once again. Just because he has had ties with some of the most p ... or of this conversation. He keeps asking me where Josephine is. Who is this mystery women? Now he's trying to explain to Mr. Lauren what world domination feels like. For such a small man he speaks wit ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My Learning Stories.

t to myself as I watch one of the boys grab her rear.My partner at the Tree of Life entrance was trying to explain to a family of four that the Terminator 3d movie was not a Disney attraction. The ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Mind Body Medicine.

bed of nails? The answer itself is simple, mind/body medicine. However, the difficulty arises when trying to explain the history and intricacies of this approach.Mind/body medicine is an approach to ...

(11 pages) 300 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The self-analysis of your personality.

) In order to apply the FFM theory to my life, I tool the NEO-PI test. I will list my results while trying to explain more about myself.Extraversion is marked by pronounced engagement with the externa ...

(8 pages) 367 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Writing With Style- Vonnegut Talks about he writing styles of Shakespeare, Picasso, and James Joyce

nnegut believes simple writing is best for several reasons, but mainly because it's simplicity when trying to understand. He refers to several people when trying to explain the benefits of writing wit ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"

his knowledge develop a means to bridge the gap. With this information he developed a micro-theory, trying to explain a limited part of human behavior; why is there hate among blacks and whites? He co ... blame for enforcing racism through propaganda and unequal laws. A biological reductionism would be trying to reduce the problem down to the genes of the human being or as a revolutionary process. In ...

(7 pages) 106 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Early Theories in Language Origination

e interjection theory, and the gesture theory. These theories are all inadequate in various ways in trying to explain the origin of human language.The sound mimic theory is probably best known as the ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Goals of Organizational Behavior.

ctive because it occurs after the fact. Yet, if we are to understand a phenomenon, we must begin by trying to explain it. We can then use this understanding to determine a cause. For example, if a mem ...

(2 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Atom

at effect properties of the individual gases had on the properties of the mixture as a whole. While trying to explain the results of those experiments, Dalton developed the theory that the sizes of th ...

(4 pages) 46 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


It is hard to wake up each day trying to conform to the norms of everydaysociety. Society's behavior is guided by a set of rules th ... these standardare not only in the military, but also in basically everything you do in life. I'mnot trying to explain what conformity is, just the fact that we areconforming everyday in some way. So h ... ke to admit to it or not.I feel that the need to express my individuality is greater than that of metrying to conform to a set of standards and yet I am still conforming. In themilitary, I make an eff ...

(1 pages) 53 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Life and Death of Sir William Wallace

f freedom, and Scotland's greatest hero; his life and actions beset by myths and contradictions. In trying to explain the enigma that was William Wallace one must gather and collect the required infor ...

(10 pages) 40 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reading An Advertisment

e first strategy is visualizing. While looking at an advertisement, try to visualize what the Ad is trying to express and who is the target audience. Most advertisements are published for the people i ... y. The second strategy is looking it over. If you have difficulties in understanding what the ad is trying to develop, look at it over and over, or re-read it to understand the point of it. The third ...

(1 pages) 91 5 2.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

'If you cannot communicate it, it isn't knowledge.' Agree or disagree and discuss

How many times have you found yourself hopelessly trying to explain something to someone but just couldn't get the message across? Frantically, you tr ... lects, and the boundaries for the ability to speak and comprehend it are immense. A person might be trying to say something to a person of very limited language capabilities. If the communicator is ve ... ange from his normal use of words, to a vocabulary which is perhaps simpler and more commonly used, trying not to vary the words used for the same explanations.Reason, another 'way of knowing', would ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy