Essays Tagged: "willpower"

Of Mice and Men

self dependent. They didn't have enough money at the time to start the farm, but they did have the willpower. The only way they could think of raising money is to go to work on another farm and to sa ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

Just Say No, But Say it Loudly!

only long enough togather the lotus flowers and sleep again. Eventually they lost their strengthand willpower and wanted only to drift in and out of sleep.1 The story of thelotus-eaters and similar ta ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.7 Dec/1995

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

Cocaine

ly long enough to gather the lotus flowers and sleep again. Eventually they lost their strength and willpower and wanted only to drift in and out of sleep.[1] The story of the lotus-eaters and similar ...

(3 pages) 109 3 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Critical Analysis of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

ckoo's Nest. An individual's identity is his manhood; stripped of one's manhood one is left without willpower and is forced to succumb to the authority. Kesey's mental institute is clearly designed to ... to fit into one standard; a drab, non-conflicting, submissive standard. McMurphy brings thought and willpower into the mindless ward and the Big Nurse dismisses him as being disruptive, when in fact h ...

(5 pages) 56 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Penelope in the Odyssey

t she conforms to the values and ideals of her society. These ideals include faithfulness, loyalty, willpower, long-suffering, pride in one's home and family, and hospitality to strangers.The majority ... strel into going to a deserted island, Klytaimnestra is left with nothing to rely on except her own willpower. Her volition quickly falters, and, yielding to the sexual temptation placed upon her by A ...

(6 pages) 68 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about racism's effects on children in america.

lor, and therefore they are responsible for making the changes. Educated African Americans have the willpower and the right to be as successful as any White person, but they are victimized against bec ...

(3 pages) 85 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Biography of Ernest Miller Hemingway

ler Hall. Hemingway was raised like most Midwestern children with good morals, religion, drive, and willpower. As a child, his family spent many summers at their vacation home on Walloon Lake in Michi ...

(4 pages) 55 3 3.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The British Myth:The Myth of British Air Supremecy in WWII.

War II. They became the identity of the British people, reinforcing the idea of British ingenuity, willpower, and endurance through these terrible times. To become these heroic symbols of British det ...

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What is The American Dream? and is it Attainable?

Also people view it as the faith held by any person that through constant work, courage and simple willpower one can achieve a life which they never thought possible. Many of these values were held b ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The American Dream: A Conflict essay of "Death of a Salesman" and "All My Sons"

cused on the quest for money. The American Dream is the belief that through hard work, courage, and willpower one could attain a better life for oneself and family, more often than not through financi ...

(5 pages) 34 1 3.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Development in Organizational Contexts

k, good or bad. A person with strong character shows drive, energy, determination, self-discipline, willpower, and nerve. She sees what she wants and goes after it and more importantly this person att ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Gates Of Fire

elding character. He is unusually blessed with both an ideal physical body and a superb strength of willpower. Dekton can easily be compared to a magnificent wild stallion. The Spartans try for years ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aspiration Over Temptation

h what he desires. If one gives into desire it can only lead to corruption and evil, whereas if the willpower is stronger than the temptation, the good will prevail. The Ring being presented as ...

(5 pages) 500 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Self-Inspiration

ue and importance of education. My mom's determination in learning new things helped me increase my willpower. I appreciate education a lot more after I have seen her great respect for education. My f ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bradamante as a Wish Fulfillment Fantasy in Italo Calvino's Nonexistent Knight

ern and of the Others of Corbentraz and Sura, Knight of Selimpia Citeriore and Fez we see order and willpower, in Raimbaut of Roussillon there’s passion, in the periwinkle female knight Bradamant ... any physical form but is a thought, or rather, he is thought itself and this disembodied voice and willpower occupy a pristine white suit of armor while in service for the emperor. While we cannot tr ...

(6 pages) 3313 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Rudolf Virchow German pathologist, founder of cellular pathology.

Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow was one of the greatest minds of the 19th century. His willpower and determination of studying made great advancements in pathological and physiological me ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Tobacco Industries manipulation of the Human Mind

buying cigarettes when the media portrays the act as "cool" and "hip"? The answer is awareness and willpower to just say "NO". Advertising for Tobacco alone reaches the million dollar range annually ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Fast Food Health

do an excellent job targeting consumers' desires, but people must understand that they possess the willpower to say no. Although pressures exist that strive to breakdown a consumer's strength, Americ ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2013

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

Gattaca

he world of Gattaca. By taking Eugene's identity and believing that he could succeed through strong willpower helped him reach his dreams, by going to titan. 'Remember I was as good as many, but bette ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering