Essays Tagged: "catastrophe"

"They did it to Themselves". Romeo and Juliet

of many factors. A controlling father, an ongoing feud and a gullible friar all contribute to this catastrophe, but, for the most part, it was Romeo and Juliet themselves that lent a hand to their ow ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.1 Dec/1996

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


igh quality of stressor. Hassles can cause quite a bit of stress, butthey are nothing compared to a catastrophe.Catastrophes are unpredictable events that can change your life permanently. The biggest ...

(4 pages) 311 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


ut like a rag doll. It seemed strange that a predetermined storm such as that could cause such of a catastrophe. With all the problems that had suddenly arose, there was one thing that brought some pe ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Death Of A Salesman vs. Hamlet

hat for a character to beconsidered tragic, he/she must be of high moral estate, fall to a level of catastrophe,induce sympathy and horror in the audience, and usually die, and in doing so, re-establi ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Flint Michigan

ng two sides of an issue. The question consisted of the decline of General Motors in Flint. Is it a catastrophe or does it provide an opportunity for the community. Members of the panel included Bill ... panel included Bill Donahue (pro-opportunity), Larry Thompson (pro-opportunity), Dorothy Reynolds (catastrophe supporter) and Ruben Burks (catastrophe supporter).In the beginning, there were many adv ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Polymorphic and Cloning Computer Viruses

ces. Since many people depend on the data in their computer every day to make a living, the risk of catastrophe has increased tenfold. The people who create computer viruses are now becoming much more ...

(7 pages) 72 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Welfare reform in America

s? Ianswer no to all these question and firmly believe that welfare reform isheading toward a major catastrophe.The current large number of people on welfare is not due to the lazinessof the poor but ... rowing consensus, among liberals and conservative alike,that the growth in illegitimacy is a social catastrophe for the nation. Thecollapse of marriage and the rise of out-of-wedlock births encourage ...

(6 pages) 331 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


e of wrongdoing and counter productive ways. Ten years ago (1986), NASA was faced with its biggest catastrophe, The Challenger Explosion. This preventable event , which claimed the life of a crew of ...

(6 pages) 107 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

A respone paper to the novel "The Day of the Triffids" by John Wyndham.

f a catastrophic event where to take place on earth. If the was a nuclear war, plague, or any other catastrophe, how would the survivors react? Wyndham's novel addresses this very concern. It is up to ... sues that exist in our society at this time in history. Human civilization will always be face with catastrophe, whether it be natural or man made. I would not like to be around if or when this takes ...

(2 pages) 63 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Putting Global Warming on Ice" Essay disproving global warming myth using scientific evidence.

udied it. It only became popular recently in the 90's. Everyone believed that humans were causing a catastrophe by punching a whole into an 'ozone layer' in the sky, letting harmful rays of sun in. Pe ...

(9 pages) 494 4 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Holocaust: As depicted through the movie Schindler's List. How Schindler risked his own life, how was a hero, and how he protected the lives of the innocent

ts them in an even bitter predicament. However, some light can luckily be shed upon this deplorable catastrophe when the name "Oscar Schindler " is spoken. He was the sole individual to rise up agains ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.7 Jan/2003

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

Aristotle's Poetics. It examines and explains an excerpt from the philosopher's work. The essay examines the way in which tragedy works and affects its audience, according to Aristotle.

lowing the plot without having to actually live through events which would cause them suffering, or catastrophe, they are able to cleanse themselves of their own hamartia. Therefore, there are certain ... t of surprise to the drama, eliciting fear and/or pity. They result in the "Scene of Suffering," or catastrophe, which is essentially the character's downfall.Aristotle considers the character to be t ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Book Report to the Class on A HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood. May want to add more about the themes and take out some of the plot description.

and machine gunned the Congress and the army declared a state of emergency." Immediately after this catastrophe the Constitution was suspended, newspapers were censored or shut down, and roadblocks ap ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Three Mile Island Accident(Nuclear Fission)

r chemistry. Many things were involved in the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island, but in the end catastrophe was prevented.Inside Three Mile Island, a process called nuclear fission is a work. This ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How has critical readings enhanced or broadened your understanding of the text?

man named Lear due to his excessive pride acts foolishly upon the division of his Kingdom bringing catastrophe turning his world from order to disorder.Lear is blind and irresponsible both as a fathe ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The great depression.

even distribution of wealth in the 1920s. As a result, attempts to find solutions to this worldwide catastrophe were the source of much debate and controversy in Australia for much of the depression e ... hat caused the government to bicker and debate over which was the better solution to this worldwide catastrophe.BIBLIOGRAPHYDisher G; Australia Then and Now; 1987 Oxford University Press.Mackinolty J; ...

(6 pages) 185 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"King Oedipus", by Sophocles.

, King Oedipus, he was writing a form of play called a crisis drama, or sometimes called a drama of catastrophe. Little did he know that upon writing this story he was actually building on something t ...

(6 pages) 83 0 1.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Turkeys Turning Point: Extreme Islamic elements exerting overt influence in Turkey's politics is unlikely.

concluded negotiations on Turkey's accession into the European Union were very good news. Barring a catastrophe, an entrance into the EU sometime after 2004 seems assured.Things also look promising fo ...

(2 pages) 86 2 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Oedipus the King

e. It is this excessive pride he has that leads him to his mysterious past, his self-discovery, the catastrophe.Sophocles said that a man should never consider himself fortunate unless he can look bac ...

(2 pages) 112 3 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Waste, Radiation, and Danger; The Hanford Nuclear Power Plants.

ful elements that nuclear reactors contain are numerous, and are potentially a source of energy for catastrophe. The waste is piling up to an overwhelming number, the Hanford watch website estimated a ... generations and what we are passing on to them, otherwise we might never be able to alleviate this catastrophe.Works Cited"Nuclear Power Reactors." Encarta Online. 10 Nov. 2001 ...

(4 pages) 74 0 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science