Essays Tagged: "Adult"

Great Expectations

Pip.The character of Estella represents the symbols of isolation and manipulation. By acting as an adult when she was still young, she separated herself from Pip and others. This was due in large par ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.7 Oct/1996

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

Young offenders

rson is a person who comities a crime and is given special rights. These right are less server then adults would get if they committee this same offenses."There are many cases where a young offender h ... ttee this same offenses."There are many cases where a young offender has got off much easier then a adult and no punishment at all. In one case in particular "A boy who was 11 years old who has been i ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

CHildren and Television

ioning whether television does more harm thangood. Many have been analyzing what affect violence in adult shows as wellas children's shows may have on children.Most parents allow their children to wat ... g. The child then imitates what was seen ontelevision. This is where the actual violence may begin. Adult shows andmovies that are seen by children could have even worse effects than children'sshows. ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The struggle of women in the 20's century presents the life of Elizabeth Gregory Macgill

istory books. I love history but even as a child, I wanted to learn about the lives of women. As an adult I began to do some research on my own and discovered it was difficult to find information abou ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Betrayl of the Adults to Juliet

In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet the adults betray Juliet because they are unable to understand her. Juliet's parents, Capulet and Lady C ... s. The Nurse fails Juliet by not supporting Juliet's decision to remain married to Romeo. The final adult to fail Juliet is Friar Lawrence who does not comprehend Juliet and Romeo's love for each othe ... e who does not comprehend Juliet and Romeo's love for each other. These misunderstandings cause the adults to betray Juliet.The first to betray Juliet is her parents, Capulet and Lady Capulet. Capulet ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Ethical Values

ser together and make our bond stronger. Family unity is my family watching me grow from infancy to adulthood, guiding me with good values. Family unity is communicating with each other.Unfortunately, ... od stages. Therefore they were rarely home to guide me through good family values. Now that I am an adult my parents are persistent to spend time with me and teach me values not taught to me when I wa ...

(3 pages) 220 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Between Friends

to be a friendand what I have seen in her is what I have looked for in friends eversince. Now as an adult, I see Belle in friends like Tiffany,Rachelle and it seems my favorite characters in my books ...

(3 pages) 149 0 4.1 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The problem with Holden in "Catcher in the rye " by J.R Salinger

ion.Corruption is what Holden wants to avoid but can not because he wants to growup and act like an adult. Drinking, ordering the prostitute, and using money are allthings that grownups do but Holden ... ies of Holden's personality.Holden's utter hate for the fact that we have to grow up and how he tiesadulthood with corruption just shows how he has a large problem determining illusionfrom reality. He ...

(3 pages) 77 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about sex and what it is today

hat is it Today?The essay your about to ready is on the ethics of sex, from the point of views ofan adult, teenage and myself. How love, emotions,peer pressure all intertwine together todefine how sex ...

(7 pages) 344 2 4.3 Apr/2002

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

How peer pressure affects my social behavior.

em older. I deal with these struggles everyday in my life. Kids face many dilemmas in their trek to adulthood yet, they still try to obtain adulthood earlier by going through the "proper" rites of pas ... p or hinder lifetime goals. Two of the dilemmas that young people face today are peer pressure, and adult pressure. Kids today in the modern society encounter things such as smoking, drinking, and vio ...

(4 pages) 241 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Equal Access To Justice : this essay discusses what equal access to justice really means, and states what society can do to improve equal access to justice for all

Equal Access to JusticeHow can a minor be deemed mature enough to be tried as an adult? Why do people in the spotlight seem to buy their freedom after committing a crime? Our govern ... hen deemed necessary.I am still perplexed at how a person under 18 can be charged for a crime as an adult. Does a judge have the right to throw out one's age just so they can be punished more severely ...

(1 pages) 185 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Lord of the Flies by Golding - Literary Breakdown

war or something?' (Pg. 221)b)Young, Savage warriors were reduced to children in the presence of an adult- The same tribe who killed Simon and Piggy, and who were hunting Ralph down to kill him, began ... Piggy, and who were hunting Ralph down to kill him, began to sob like babies. The mere sight of an adult made them realize what they had done, and could never undo. 'The other little boys began to sh ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The coming of age shown throughout the book "To Kill A Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee

socially. He changes mentally. His feelings change emotionally. He alsochanges to become more of an adult figure. Another way he changes is thathe changes physically.Jem changes through out the book s ... ocial ways.Mental change is another type of change that Jem goes through. Jemstart to think like an adult as he gets older in the book. He shows it at thetrial of Tim Robinson when the jury is in the ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.7 Mar/1997

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

Transformation Into Adulthood in William Faulkner's story, "Barn Burning"

struggleswith the relationship he has with his father. We see Sarty, the young man, develop into anadult while dealing with the many crude actions and ways of Abner, his father. We seeSarty as a puzz ... is fatherthroughout the story.The first instance in which we can see a transition from childhood to adulthood inSarty's life is in the way he compliments his father. Sarty admires his father very much ...

(3 pages) 148 0 3.7 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Welfare to Works Ride By, Yang

moved from welfare to work. In 1997 three-fourths of all families that left welfare had an employed adult. But many of the jobs former recipients hold are low-wage and don't come with benefits, such a ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

It's about the benefits for old people exercising!

ncarta, exercise). This is one of the ironies of life. Throughout childhood you can't wait to be an adult. Then, once you've been an adult for a while, you'd do anything to be young again. Physical ex ... a part of your lifestyle.Works CitedACSM position stand on exercise and physical activity for older adults. MedicalScience Sports Exercise 1998; 30: 992.Aloia J., Osteoporosis, Leisure Press, Champaig ...

(7 pages) 182 2 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The prompt for this essay was, "Do you agree or disagree with the drinking age in the United States?" This essay explains and gives reasons why the drinking age should be lowered in the United States.

his change in the nation. These would include, for example, the fact that drinking is treated as an adult privilege and yet when a person attains the age of 18, an adult, he or she cannot yet drink. T ... emost, the strongest argument for lowering the drinking age has to do with the American standard of adulthood. By our standards, a person is considered an adult when he or she turns 18. Adults are giv ...

(3 pages) 515 6 3.9 Oct/2002

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

"We cannot assume that early inadequate experience will some how be cancelled by later experience. Lasting consequences of early inadequate experiences may be subtle and complex...But there will be consequences" (Sroufe, 1979). Discuss.

numerous ways in which these consequences may manifest, one important effect is the development of adult love relationships. Hazan & Shaver (1987, cited in Bartholomew, 1990) defined love as an a ... t histories. Enduring love relationships are probably the most important attachment relationship in adult life. The marital relationship is the primary source of social support in adulthood, (Coyne &a ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Advertising in Schools

. That is, 1) As buyers themselves 2) As influencers of their parents purchases, and 3) As a future adult customer. Every year, children have an estimated $15 billion of their own money, of which they ...

(5 pages) 266 3 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Essay on Child rearing practices !!

d traditions, joy, health, secure surroundings and skills will help your child grown into a healthy adult someday.Many parents know a lot more about parenting than they give themselves credit for. You ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.0 Jan/2003

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