Essays Tagged: "Warfare and Conflict"

Brush with Death- this is a story of irony and my brush with death and an unlikly saviour.

a 2,000 person class in the matter of days. Every morning I found myself disgusted with the traffic and overall hustle and bustle of "the big city". Finally I decided I needed to experience the city.J ... the "best cup of coffee in the city". Everyone in the city drinks coffee. After taking a wrong turn and walking about 6 blocks out of my way I decided I should double back and try again a different da ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

2017 a short story about the end of the world. Heavily symbolic.

somebody's definition of) evil, ended in disaster. One nation unleashed its bombs on another nation and then that nation released its weapons on another nation. Entire countries were flattened in one ... e.The sun rose through the noxious haze that had become the atmosphere, revealing the nuclear wasteland that was the Earth. Vast piles of rubble lay where the great cities of the Earth had once stood. ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"America the Great"-- After the 911 attacks has the U.S gotten stronger or weaker?

n spirit? When we hear the word strong, we almost instantly think about physical power, being tough and glaring, but strength is not only physical but mental and spiritual as well and here is where th ... he average people are mislead about the strength of the United States. The U.S has made it's people and the rest of the world believe that the U.S is invincible and that there's nothing they cannot do ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Goals I wish To Attain By Returning to School.

en bother with this foolishness? I've got plenty on my plate, I have achieved a measure of success, and I don't need to improve my professional status. What could I possible have been thinking? The tr ... uld I possible have been thinking? The truth is, I have a hunger for knowledge, my interests are expanding and I believe it is my responsibility to learn something new every day. Life is a gift and kn ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Creative writing story titles "Twinkle Twinkle", not sure if it makes any sense - I can understand it but i'd like another perspective...any comments/criticism/etc.

e her family. She wasn't dressed, - as was the custom - in white, but instead in a variety of grays and blacks. She knew if she were caught there would be trouble, but she couldn't bear the asinine ru ... but she couldn't bear the asinine rules any longer.The chilled winter air bit hungrily at her ears and she pulled her beanie down tighter as if to shut out the cold, but also, people who might see he ...

(5 pages) 59 2 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

I will discuss how Janice Galloway uses conflict to explore the important theme of fear in the short story fearless.

spective of the adult narrator looking back on a key incident from her early childhood in which she and her neighbourhood were threatened by the unpredictable aggression of the local "bogeyman" ironic ... bogeyman" ironically named Fearless.The first level of conflict in "Fearless" is between the public and Fearless. This arises out of Fearless's lack of respect for the "norm" of society. He is extreme ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Fear' by Raghav Kaushik

isguised in the grab of mild-mannered doubt, slips into your mind like a spy. Doubt meets disbelief and disbelief tries to push it out. But disbelief is a poorly armed foot soldier. Doubt does away wi ... fully equipped with the latest weapons technology. But, to your amazement, despite superior tactics and a number of undeniable victories, reason is laid low. You feel yourself weakening, wavering. You ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Future Psychology

ren't going to change overnight, even if they change rapidly. Some issues are enormous, fundamental and long-term, such as male dominance, social victimization, or urban sprawl. Meanwhile other critic ... a smaller part, such as disposable packaging, youth crime, family arguments that lead into gunfire and screeching tires. Some things definitely must go because they affect our survival prospects like ...

(6 pages) 63 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Facility

door closed. Alone in the dark room, I could feel the shadows creeping in around me, not even the candles are bright enough to overcome the darkness. I stood there, waiting for something to happen, w ... ight came on, brightly shining me. I braced myself, anticipating an attack. Instead, a door opened, and Dr. Evil came into the room, followed by some guards."What a pleasure!" he exclaimed cheerfully, ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.3 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Facility

door closed. Alone in the dark room, I could feel the shadows creeping in around me, not even the candles are bright enough to overcome the darkness. I stood there, waiting for something to happen, w ... ight came on, brightly shining me. I braced myself, anticipating an attack. Instead, a door opened, and Dr. Evil came into the room, followed by some guards.“What a pleasure!” he exclaimed c ...

(4 pages) 13 0 2.7 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Great Country

The Great Country By Shawn Lee The country of America is very unique and special. This is the land of opportunity for people that are willing to work hard to succeed. Ot ... t are willing to work hard to succeed. Other countries and people are jealous because we are a free and democratic country. Many are jealous of our economic abilities. Some peoples and countries are j ... nds. America to me is something that is very special. It is the place that proudly call home and I wouldn't want to leave. Many Americans take their freedom for granted, and I sometimes fall in ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

America Besieged

Gaizutis-1 America Besieged By Michael Gaizutis ""¦One nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all" (Commentary). Our nation has been attacked; but we will not be divided. W ... 7; (Commentary). Our nation has been attacked; but we will not be divided. We have been threatened, and remain in fear; but we will retaliate. Justice will prevail; and our nation will stand strong. N ...

(3 pages) 336 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Future Of America

re of the US. People have an impact on the US, such as right now in the US with the Anthrax scares, and the Attack on America. The people will change the future, hopefully for the better. The US has a ... people will change the future, hopefully for the better. The US has always been a place of freedom and choice, but the US has to come to reason with its self and change for the better.The people of A ...

(1 pages) 511 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

America Besieged 2

utis-1 America Besieged By Michael Gaizutis ""¦One nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all" (Commentary). Our nation has been attacked; but we will not be divided. W ... 7; (Commentary). Our nation has been attacked; but we will not be divided. We have been threatened, and remain in fear; but we will retaliate. Justice will prevail; and our nation will stand strong. N ...

(3 pages) 305 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Bully

capacities. I am able to incite fear from the depths of your soul. A mere glare can make you cower and squirm, I thrive on your intimidation and fear. And I am the root of your fear. I am the one-sid ... idation and fear. And I am the root of your fear. I am the one-sided argument , that you cannot win and the creator of the utter helplessness that overwhelms you in my presence. So you can understand ...

(3 pages) 389 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

9-11-01

think of was that I felt I was in the middle of a dream. No, I was in my Psychology/Sociology class and they had just turned all of the TV's on just in time to see the buildings of the World Trade Cen ... That morning was so typical in my life as a senior at Athens Drive. I would wake up, eat breakfast and drive my brother to school. Now something so surreal had happened I felt like I couldn't concent ...

(2 pages) 395 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aliens

ame back the all felt sick for a month.One day a guy named James was "dared" to go down there and see what was going there. He took precautions before he went. A bubbly jacket, skiing glasses an ... cheering for him to find what is down there. The first thing he found his that three syringes comes and attacks you.Lucky that his bubbly jacket saves him from the needles. Walking in a forward motion ...

(1 pages) 400 0 0.0 Sep/2001

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

conflict perspective and the 911 attack of the wor

s past week, our government has declared war on those individuals that are responsible for the thousands of lives that have been lost, and the destruction of landmark buildings that stood as symbols o ... y be studied from the conflict perspective on a deeper level than the obvious conflict of an attack and the violence of war that may soon occur. Our world today is based on the availability of ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Acceptance Essay : Harvard Entrance

My father wiped the sweat from his brow, turned toward me and said, ?Son, one day you?ll make a fine farmer.? As the unrelenting sun slanted down on the two o ... make a fine farmer.? As the unrelenting sun slanted down on the two of us I gazed into the distance and pondered, then firmly stated, ?Dad, I want to be a doctor.? My father looked down at me surprise ... , ?Dad, I want to be a doctor.? My father looked down at me surprised evident in his weathered face and smiled. I was encouraged, relieved and more determined then ever to realize my dreams.My desire ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Ethnic Group Conflict

ontinual fighting in the Middle East has brought with it challenges to family structure, education, and human rights (Huntington, Fronk & Chadwick, 2001). The 1967 occupation of Palestinian lands ... The 1967 occupation of Palestinian lands by Israel, the Palestinian intifada uprising of the 1980s, and the refugee status of some Palestinian citizens only acted to further exacerbate the social, cul ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology