Essays Tagged: "Tug of war"

The doomed empire - USSR (Soviet Union)

after World War II.1 This splitgenerated a bipolar effect bringing the entire world into a game of tug of war between thetwo superpowers. Throughout the four decades actual combative war never broke ...

(4 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War


from undergoing laser surgery or a tonsillectomy. Women grappling with the decision are caught in a tug-of-war between two opposing views. What one side calls a safe routine procedure the other calls ...

(3 pages) 108 2 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Amy Tan's "Two Kinds".

struggle between her identity and the identity her mother tries to create for her. No one wins this tug-of-war; it only ends in anger and disappointment. Jing-mei sets out to become the direct opposit ...

(2 pages) 152 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Plot summary and examination of character and colflicting worlds of realism and supernatural in Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher

he House of Usher" the narrator is forced to the very edge of sanity. He is presented with a mental tug-of-war between the realistic and imaginary, science and supernatural, and reality and fiction. T ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.5 Apr/2004

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

What are the main problems experienced by young people? How can these problems be solved?

this new generation of young people.Life for many youths of this new day and age involves a painful tug-of-war consisting of mixed messages, unanswerable questions, of emotions and incompatible demand ...

(7 pages) 111 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Pleasantville- Film Review

nnifer (Reese Witherspoon) are twin siblings from a typical, broken 90's family. One night, after a tug of war the remote control breaks and a mysterious television repairman appears at their door. Af ...

(5 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Cultural Struggle

my parent's roots and this western culture I find myself living in. Sometimes I feel like I am in a tug of war, caught between the two - the cultural beliefs that my parents refuse to let go and that ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Conservative and Liberal Ideologies in Canada

ada and its inhabitants have seen the leadership of this country caught in a seemingly never-ending tug-of-war between two opposing forces, the ideologies of conservatism and liberalism. Over time, th ... e between the conservative and liberal ideologies that made Canada what it is today. In the ensuing tug-of-war between the parties has, the Liberals have seemingly come out victorious, but in the proc ...

(14 pages) 89 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ecosystem Succession

nal or climax steady state. Over this time, plant and animal communities compete for resources in a tug-of-war. One species replaces another slowly through overlapping and transitional stages. Without ...

(4 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

America For Better Or Worse

s section of our local paper and begin to thumb through it. Ah yes, the movie section. After a mild tug of war, I convince my wife to see Gladiator. So it was decided, we would be entertained for the ...

(5 pages) 333 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Cruelty

of innocent "On 10, a female came to four who on side the and to Her was by terror cruelty being as tug-of-war until boys something her broken, jumped and on a Even her battered was dead, suffering no ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

With reference to "Maria" and "The Writer in the Family", compare how the author has enabled readers to perceive a character from different perspectives.

ow more about him, a first person narration is a needed. The Writer in the Family emphasizes on the tug-of-war Jonathan has with pleasing everyone while maintaining peace, and the regret and guilt of ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Human and the Divine

mplicated give and take. Not only do the gods rule the world, but they try to rule each other, in a tug of war that can hamper a person's best intentions (226-228). The gods expect to be worshipped an ...

(2 pages) 414 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Cell Phone Phenomonen

n you are talking on a phone it requires your full attention, but so does driving. So who wins this tug of war? Sadly it?s usually the cell phone.Have you ever been in a movie theater and the good par ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Thrill Ride (An Adventure in Water Skiing)

ng forward against the water. The immense weight building on my arms felt like I was playing tug-o-war with a sumo wrestler and was almost too much to take, but I held on with everything I had. ...

(3 pages) 1491 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

In response to the prompt: "We're not morons": governments should butt out of young people's lives.

s the “equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family”1. In the on-going tug-of-war between adults and adolescents, there exist two opposing attitudes which can be summed up ...

(4 pages) 648 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

America Post Revolutionary War

t is clear that the North achieved its goals after winning the Civil War. It was a long struggle of tug of war between states, political sides and the people, which would lead America to become the Un ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History