Essays Tagged: "young person"

The many differences between James Steerforth and Tommy Traddles

characters through their looks. He tells the readers that James Steerforth is an extremely handsome young person whom everyone seems to adore. In every instance in the book when someone sees him for t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Young offenders

YOUNG OFFENDERSThese days more and more young people are turning to crimes. These crimes are being c ... they are committing are get even more and more serious and in the last five years the percentage of youngsters committing more crime has increase by more then 50%. Young offenders are committing these ... s are committing these crimes because the know that the punishment is real weak. If you ask me most young offenders think the young offenders act is a JOKE, and trust me I am a young person I know jus ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This is an example essay of not judging a book by its cover

ything, or for that matter, everyone, is not as it or they seem. Every old person isn't sick, every young person isn't healthy, every poor kid isn't unhappy, nor is every rich kid happy. Things vary, ...

(6 pages) 133 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"To Kill a Mockingbird", by Nelle Harper Lee. Discusses what can be considered the most important influence in the novel

'Select a novel studied by you where at least one of the principalcharacters is a young person. Discuss what you consider to be the mostimportant influence in the novel in helping th ... p.'Jean-Louise Finch (Scout) is the main character in Harper Lee's 'Tokill a mockingbird'. She is a young girl who matures in the course ofthe novel. The most important influence in her development is ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

The Life and Works of Charles Dickens

omplex language and include many adult points and key ideas. Most of his works assume the view of a young person growing up. His novels contain many key insights which can only be fully appreciated by ... and places, both real and imagined' (Sundell). Most of Dickens' works have the main character as a young boy facing the hardships of growing up in a poor family or having the life of a pauper in a bi ...

(9 pages) 144 2 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

This essay Explains how the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is effected by the age of the narrator and the perspective it is told in.

erson narrating a story can drastically affect the narration of events that happen. Scout is a very young girl of only about six years old. She enjoys life and probably like most youngsters, takes it ... sters, takes it for granted too. When it comes to serious issues like racism or child abuse, such a young person could not understand who is being abused or why. As much as she bugs Boo Radley to come ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The phrase "Carpe Diem" in the two poems "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," by Robert Herrick, and "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell.

e in the prime of their life. The rosebud symbolizes the youthful person, because like a rosebud, a youngperson has not yet experienced life to its fullest. The following lines are, "And this same flo ... seize the day.The second poem is Andrew Marvell's " To His Coy Mistress." The poem is narrated by a young man heated with passion who is speaking to his mistress. The poem begins, "Had we but world en ...

(4 pages) 159 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Underage driving

also responsible for the safety of your passengers riding in the vehicle with you. It is said that Young drivers are involved in more accidents than any other age group. But it's not really a fact. D ... or drugs, and always wearing a safety belt are primary defenses against serious injury and death. A young person under the age of 16 is considered a juvenile. A person under the age of 18 is a minor. ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

"Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorn.

Goodman's Loss of FaithNathaniel Hawthorn's short story, "Young Goodman Brown" is allegorical; the characters and objects in the story represent abstract idea ... and show the reader how Brown loses his faith. Hawthorn uses symbolism to illustrate the story of a young man who reluctantly departs from his world of innocence to realize the widespread evil that ex ... own's initial innocence, soon to be abandoned. The first two characters introduced in the story are Young Goodman Brown, and his wife, Faith. Young Goodman's youth and good nature are symbolized by hi ...

(5 pages) 370 1 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Youth Criminal Justice Act: An Era of Social Reform.

Youth Criminal Justice Act: An Era of Social ReformIn 1984 the Young Offenders Act (YOA) was established, it replaced the Juvenile Delinquents Act (JDA) of 1908 an ... ed. With the passing of the YOA also came extreme revisions and numerous opportunities for Canada's young offenders. The YOA provided youth with extended rights, an abundant number of opportunities fo ... ence to the contrary, appears to be under the age of twelve years" . Comparably, the act defines a "young person" as:A person who is or, in the absences of evidence to the contrary, appears to be twel ...

(11 pages) 291 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Coping with exams.

then you are not alone.It is no surprise that taking exams is one of the most stressful times in a young person's life, particularly as their importance may have been drilled into them for months, so ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Puberty Blues.

ks at include drugs, teenage sex, alcohol and the influences that peer group pressure can have on a young person's life.The storyline to Puberty Blues seems to address the issues that a young person g ... and what teenagers do in their spare time.The music has changed a lot since this movie was made and young people these days wouldn't appreciate the music as the young people did back then.The drugs ha ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

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

Peter Brock, Australias most famous and victorious racing car drivers

s mother and father allowed him to be a "free" type of person and allowed him to discover life as a young person, although sometimes they did not agree with what he did. From a young age Peter and his ... heavily with the Victorian Road Safety Authority to promote safer driving on Australian roads with young people. The authority saw Peter as the perfect person for the job because of his near hero sta ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Working With Individuals.

Working With Individuals"In what ways can counselling skills in youth work help a young person with the process of growing up?"INTRODUCTIONThere are many ways in which using counsell ... kills"Needs and growing upI will then go on to discuss the process of developing and growing up for young people, I will discuss "needs" theory and cover the work of Maslow and Kellmer Pringle. I will ... "needs" theory and cover the work of Maslow and Kellmer Pringle. I will go on to discuss the issues young people face when going through the process of growing up.Skills & Helping ModelsI will the ...

(12 pages) 389 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

This is a term paper on hippies.

nd them. According to Webster Dictionary in 1965, the definition for the word hippie was "a usually young person who rejects the mores of established society and advocates a nonviolent ethic; broadly: ... tablished society and advocates a nonviolent ethic; broadly: a long haired unconventionally dressed young person".The Vietnam War was something that affected everyone in America, if you didn't get dra ...

(8 pages) 136 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Durkheim's Suicide - how this century old research can be applied to today's youths.

our time or any time, for that matter. The waste of human life is especially horrifying if it is a young person in good health, who has his/her entire life to live. For a long period in human history ...

(15 pages) 240 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This essay is primarily about the struggles thatthe younger generation goes through and how death is a every day thing.

Being a young person in today's world is no easy task. Young people, as well as adults, have to deal with in ... ll as adults, have to deal with increasingly complex decisions and pressures every day. Sadly, many young people feel they are not able to cope, that there is no one who either cares enough or is able ... Suicide is a tragedy under any circumstances, but especially devastating for families and friend of young people. Fear and ignorance keep us from understanding the scope and problem of young people's ...

(12 pages) 90 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

"innocence" the essay is about comparing the innocence of mockingbirds to the innocence of the characters in the novel "to kill a mockingbird"

book, Scouts perspective on life develops from that of a small, innocent child to that of a mature young person. Tom Robinson's naïve nature shows throughout the novel, especially during the tri ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adolescent depression

ional Institute of Mental Health, "health care professionals are reluctant to prematurely "label" a young person with a mental illness diagnosis"(author). Depression has been a problem since the begin ...

(5 pages) 233 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide


as "a loud, fast, and deliberately offensive style of rock music," and it defines "apunk" as "a) a young hoodlum b) a young person regarded as inexperienced, insignificant, etc.1[slang] poor; inferio ...

(7 pages) 76 4 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays