Essays Tagged: "abusive"

Position Paper on The Police Exception and the Domestic Abuse Law

cted domestic abusers is revoking the privilege to carry weapons in public. This prevents convicted abusive citizens from having the ability to tote a potentially murderous weapon around, at any time ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nsorship is aviolation of the first amendment right. Others say censorship is a must in the violent,abusive world we call 'society'. Who has the right to censor? Who doesn't? What needsto be censored, ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A review of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

er. Pap talks and acts mean towards Huck, even though Huck is his own son. Not only is Pap mentally abusive toward Huck, but he is also physically abusive toward him. 'But by and by pap got too handy ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain


ualor. As a child, Albert De Salvo; the ?Boston Strangler? was sold as a slave by his alcoholic and abusive dad. Sadistic murderers portray their childhood as a horrifying sexual abuse, torture and a ...

(5 pages) 513 12 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Critique Of the Stanford Experiment

ney, W. CurtisBanks, and Philip Zimbardo. Their goal was to find out if ordinary people could becomeabusive if given the power to do so. The results of the six day experiment are chilling. Theexperime ... nt, and helpless.' The guards on the other hand were the exactopposite. They became 'aggressive and abusive within the prison, insulting and bullyingthe prisoners.'After the experiment was finished, m ...

(2 pages) 227 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Franny and Zooey

example, I haverecently learned that, in many cases, an abused child will result in aloathsome and abusive adult. The process continues geeneration aftergeneration. This is devestating because his or ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

es all actions into selfish motives". A cynical person despises all selfish acts as to slavery, the abusive form of communism, or even some forms of democracy. In the novel "Huckleberry Finn", Twain u ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Alfred Tennyson

In the late twenties his father's physical and mental condition got worse, and he became paranoid, abusive, and violent.In 1827 Tennyson escaped his troubled home when he followed his two older broth ...

(4 pages) 113 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Who is your Daddy? An essay on That Jim is a true father of Huck (from Clemens's "Huckleberry Finn")

erry Finn bySamuel Langhorne Clemens, Huck's father has none of these traits. The father, Pap, is anabusive and drunk man. He treats Huck like a caged animal and not a son. Pap does notposses the qual ... ed me for putting onfrills and trying to be better than him' (Clemens 22). Pap was also a drunk and abusiveman. He tries to kill his son one night, but then wakes up the next morning having norecollec ...

(4 pages) 64 1 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Ride

all of my time with my friends going out to parties every night. My life was in control without any abusive habits, it was just fast paced and fun times with friends. Never being at home added to an a ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Case Study of Bill Clinton, Freudian Perspective

ement(Sdorow, 1995). When Clinton was young and his step-father, who was an alcoholic and sometimes abusive, he may have felt an urgency to help his mother but found himself to small to do so. Later o ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Alcohol, how behaviour changes when alcohol is introduced

How alcohol may affect human behaviour4. A young man started behaving in an aggressive and abusive manner after he had a number of alcoholic drinks at a party. The next day he was behaving qu ...

(4 pages) 262 0 4.1 Jan/1997

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

The Effects of Physical Punishment to Modify Undesireable Behavior in Children. This essay explains the negative effects of using physical punishment on children.

egative effects of physical punishment of children's undesirable behavior. One main concern is that abusive parenting is a model that children adopt an acceptable method of parenting their own childre ... between children who have been subject to harsh physical punishment and children who grow up to be abusive adults. Also, modeling violent behavior for children strains relationships they have with ot ...

(2 pages) 163 2 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A discussion into the nature and function of the character 'Beloved' In Toni Morrison's book of the same name.

ons, Howard and Buglar, ran away. Sethe believes they fled because of the malevolent presence of an abusive ghost that haunts their house at 124 Bluestone Road and had done for years. Her brother's su ...

(6 pages) 106 0 2.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on Twain's comment on society in "Huckleberry Finn", by Mark Twain

iety with those of Huck. As the reader follows Huck, a young southern boy making an escape from his abusive drunkard of a father, alongside Jim, a runaway slave, he/she views Huck's moral development ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why drug test should be mandatory at schools. persuassive

don't know the half of it. That A student might have a drunk for a father, or the brunette's mom is abusive, or the basketball player might be on drugs. Wouldn't you like to know if your classmates we ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

These essays are about the stories "A Little Cloud" and "Boarding House" from James Joyce's "Dubliners".

apparent that Mrs. Mooney was a strong willed woman and refused to deal with a husband that was an abusive drunk. The introduction tells us how Mrs. Mooney came to run a boarding house and how she ma ...

(4 pages) 100 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Prescription Drug Abuse - 10 page paper that I wrote for a Toxicology class in my Sophomore year. Excellent resource with bibliography for anyone needing a little help getting started! Grade: 300/300

other than prescribed by their physicians. Of those who admitted to using prescription drugs in an abusive manner, over a quarter of the 9 million had just begun to do so in the previous year. Listed ...

(11 pages) 439 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"The Lost Boy" by Dave Pelzer

survive the abuse. Luckily, at the end of the novel David is saved by a teacher and taken from his abusive household. David is now put into the foster care system, and this where the second book, The ...

(2 pages) 59 1 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Effects of Child abuse.

Fat for Sarah Byrnes; and Ironman (Artists and Authors). In Stotan!, Norties's father is physically abusive (Stotan!). Deep End shows how difficult it can be to prove that child abuse is happening (Am ... t, Bo's father abuses him by trying to fix the event so Bo would win (Artists and Authors). This is abusive because it would rob Bo of a legitimate victory (Artists and Authors). The story is told in ...

(3 pages) 131 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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