Essays Tagged: "watching tv"

Literature and Life - "Of Human Bondage" and Beyond

years and my early high school years almost perfectly. Many nights I would find myself staying in, watching TV, doing one thing or another around my house. I would almost never leave the house and I ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gender Stereotypes

Gender StereotypesToday, every one of us is spending more of his leisure time watching TV, listening to the radio or reading newspapers and magazines. The shows on the TV and the ...

(6 pages) 286 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Going against my parents authority Why is it that I never do what my parents ask of me?

The things that I'm doing at the time seem much more important, even if they are not. Let's say I'm watching the television an my mom comes in to tell me to clean my room. Watching TV. seems more impo ...

(2 pages) 67 1 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Definition of Living in a Foreign Country as an Immigrant.

lay with your pet friend when you come from school. Little details like sitting on a Sunday morning watching TV alone instead of helping your dad organizing his things or having a nice chat with your ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Causes and Effects of Internet, ICQ and IRC on My Life

I was little gray mousy. I have two best friends but I always spend my free time by sitting at home watching TV or reading a book. I have nothing exciting in my life, nothing new to do. My friends use ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

An insightful autobiographical incident!

One Moment of TruthOne day late in the afternoon, I was lying on the couch as usual, watching TV and looking at the window in the corner of my bedroom. There was some silly show on, the ...

(2 pages) 114 3 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lightless Night.

utines. Most people were at work, the rest were occupied with other tasks. I was lying on the couch watching TV and making plans for the evening.Suddenly an air conditioner made a loud noise and the n ...

(2 pages) 28 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Does television violence cause violence in children and how can it be reduced?

e the closest and most constant companion for American children" (Zuckerman 1). U.S. children begin watching television at a very early age and are frequent viewers by the time that they are two or th ... s by the time that they are two or three years old. The amount of time that American children spend watching TV is astounding: an average of four hours a day, 28 hours a week, 2,400 hours a year, near ...

(8 pages) 485 2 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

It is a way to provide the reader with information on how sex sells in the media.

he average American is exposed to over 1500 ads a day and will spend 1 1/2 years of his or her life watching TV-commercials. Ads sell a great deal more than products. They sell values, images and conc ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The importance of preserving your memories.

, which were frozen for a long time and needed some fire to become alive.One day my wife and I were watching TV. It was very quiet, and I said to my wife: "Where is the kid?" I have a four-year old so ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The detrimental efects of TV on children

es like having trouble in communication, increase of violence in the society.In personal dimension, watching TV for couple of hours a day can cause different detrimental effects like lack of self conf ... couple of hours a day can cause different detrimental effects like lack of self confidence. So much watching TV, deprive them from studying, and other creative activities. Such children are fed by con ...

(2 pages) 25 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Three Changes in the American Family in the Last 50 Years.

ears. Some of these changes are the things a kid does. Most kids now spend a majority of their time watching TV or sitting at the computer. Another change is the amount of time the parents interact wi ... ping support the family.I think these changes have helped in some ways and hurt in other ways. Kids watching TV all the time doesn't give them as much time for socializing or being creative. I also th ...

(1 pages) 58 0 1.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Exchange in the USA

ough information, she went down to her parents. She went down to her parents, as the time they were watching TV, and threw the papers on the table. "I want to fly to America! The land of the free and ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Benefit of watching television

on their lives because television displays a lot of violence, gossip, and erotic things. They think watching TV will waste their time, disorder their thinking, and give bad demonstrations to their chi ... nking, and give bad demonstrations to their child. Actually, most people hold the wrong views about watching TV; it is beneficial to watch TV. Here are the reasons why.First of all, there is the infor ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The role of sport in our life.

r many people a fovourite way of spending their free time is lying on the beach, fishing, knitting, watching TV or reading. Others quickly get bored with such passive entertainment and prefer more act ... sport not too often. They tend to be plump and prefer passive participation in sports activities by watching sport on TV. The favourite Polish sport is football. We can also see football matches on st ...

(1 pages) 29342 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

To Tell the Truth

negative information about George Bush.People who get their news by skimming the front page, or by watching TV, must be feeling confused by the sudden change in Mr. Bush's character. For more than tw ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This assignment dealt with writing two different poems and mixing them together to make one poem. Its entitled "Abstractions"

.To learn a thing unlearned before,so one can skip, leap high, and soar.Your learning is never used,Watching TV, Outside on the lawn. Everythings normal,But the house is gone. A raccoon comes out, He ...

(1 pages) 12 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

(Netflix movie system is right for everyone.)good comparison contrast paper against reg movie rental places.

nting business, and In-Demand movie system.        Having local cable is great for watching news and your favorite shows. Movies on the other hand are old on television. There are com ... e other hand are old on television. There are commercials and the films usually are shortened. When watching TV you must meet their schedule making your life more difficult. The programs that the comp ...

(1 pages) 94 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ofessor of Media and the American studies at the university of Michigan, Susan Duglas; accepts that watching TV can be exhibition to condition.However Susan Duglas believes dissimilar Nlyon's that chi ... be creative is an important factor in the development of a young child's mind. By sitting down and watching TV for a couple hours, the child is entertained, but is also not thinking. Information in s ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Wrestling changes by bret lane. a look into the television world and changes taking place

ity of television has declined in the past couple years mainly because the shows have gotten faker. Watching TV is a pastime for me and it pains me to know that it has come to this. Take wrestling for ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies