Essays Tagged: "Boredom"


ial scene. Alcohol is consumed for many purposes, such as celebrations, to increase romance, out of boredom, or a way to relax. Alcohol is a drug that is depended upon by the majority of our society. ...

(7 pages) 131 0 3.7 Dec/1996

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

4 secrets your body language reveals

ched in a chair, he or she may be a little too relaxed. This could be an indication of many things: boredom and disinterest; a bad back; borderline narcolepsy; one too many beers (or something else); ...

(2 pages) 143 3 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Does Lewis explain the dull monotony or "universal similarity" reigning in American Life? How many cultures does America have? What is the source of American culture?

philosophy of dull safety. Nine-tenths of the American towns are so alike that it is the completest boredom to wander from one to another." (p. 239) This reveals itself in the lack of originality in t ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a film critique on the movie, "A Trip to the Moon", which was made in 1902.

ails to capture my heart because of its tasteless scenery and scenes in the movie and the drones of boredom it releases with each arduous second that passes by.The first thing I despised automatically ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.8 May/2002

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

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: Any man who tries to argue Jane Austen's ability to draw characters would be undoubtedly a fool, for the author's talent in that area of prose is hard to match.

in the plot has monumental importance not only to the task of saving an unappreciative reader from boredom but also to the movement and the development of the work as a whole.One of his most meaningf ... ines of jokes. Without him those who do not appreciate the author's prose and plot are in danger of boredom as well as missing or misinterpreting some major themes of the book. Mr. Bennet enriches thi ...

(7 pages) 110 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Externally Different, Internally the Same; an essay about the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Compares and contrasts two of Chaucer's pilgrims, the knight and the plowman.

he travelers decide on a game in which each of them is to tell stories to the others to relieve the boredom of the journey. The pilgrims represent a cross-section of fourteenth century life, represent ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Gangs and Gang Psychology: Written as an essay on "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton

ally very loyal, has little money, and not very organized. Another type of gang, which forms out of boredom, like the Soc gang from "The Outsiders", which usually has wealth, and aren't as loyal. They ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Character analysis on Mademoiselle Reisz from Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"

to the city, she is compelled to visit Mademoiselle Reisz. When she visits Mademoiselle Reisz, her boredom is lifted away by Reisz's music and Robert's letters to Reisz. Edna loses herself when Madem ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is an essay about the annexation of western lands during the 1800s. It includes annexation of Texas, Oregon and western lands of Mexico.

rd-working men and women faced great dangers, endured severe hardships, and suffered loneliness and boredom in the hope of making a better life for themselves and their children. Some of them looked t ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Drug Abuse

s are abused. Some people often take these drugs as well as to 'relief' pain, anxiety, frustration, boredom, anger, giddiness, and so forth. Other people take drugs to experience the 'rush' or 'high' ...

(5 pages) 170 2 2.8 Mar/2003

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

Drugs and their consequence.

s are abused. Some people often take these drugs as well as to 'relief' pain, anxiety, frustration, boredom, anger, giddiness, and so forth. Other people take drugs to experience the 'rush' or 'high' ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Charles Waddel Chesnutt's "The Sherrif's Children".

roads and navigable streams." (32). Through this passage, Chesnutt relates to the reader a sense of boredom the citizens of Branson County lived. Even the Civil War, "from which all local chronicles a ... lly unstoppable. Chesnutt believes this tsunami is something that will eventually break the peoples boredom, but have negative effects, much like a natural disaster."A steady stream of curious observe ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett.

Godot, deals with the fact that Vladimir and Estragon are waiting for something to alleviate their boredom. Godot can be understood to be one of the many things in life that people wait for. The play ...

(5 pages) 118 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Lord Scarman on Crime in Britain.

horitative figures. Some had little to do and therefore search for an outlet in order to feed their boredom. They would often come into contact with the police whom they saw as 'their enemies' with po ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

in four main areas of their lives. This area includes inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, and boredom. It is sometimes difficult to diagnose one having ADHD, because people say there is no evide ...

(5 pages) 111 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Loss suffered due to the travel in space.

e are physiological challenges of space sickness and bone loss, and the psychological challenges of boredom and claustrophobia and of mismatched teammates stuck together in inescapably tight quarters. ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

What took place and the history of Medieval Tournaments

ric knights, but what was a knight to do in a time of peace? The creation of tournaments helped end boredom and also allowed knights to train for the next war. Tournaments, with their varying events, ... d prove his honor. However, in a time of peace there were little, or no, chances for him to battle. Boredom usually coupled peace and many knights, having nothing better to do, would drink themselves ...

(7 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Its an essay about the NANA´s from Artist Niki de St. Phalle, which are placed in Hannover, Germany.

judice of beeing an unattractive stain in the landscape. Nothing happened in and around Hanover and boredom has been a favourite attribute to describe the city beside the Leine. Knowing this, the city ...

(6 pages) 51 3 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay is talks about the Ku Klux Klan and all their beliefs. It also states their most significant crimes and also tells about the fall of the KKK.

me was kuklos which means circle. The Ku Klux Klan started off asjust something to do to cure their boredom with practical jokes as theiractivities. Although a popular theory about how the Ku Klux Kla ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Dynamics in Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window and Psycho

Jeffries is confined in his apartment because of his broken leg so his voyeurism is a result of his boredom and fueled by his curiosity. Norman Bates has more of an obsession and his behavior is attri ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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