Essays Tagged: "Columbine"

A apologetic essay about how being a bully is wrong and the consequences of my actions. I had to write it to my Probation Officer.

him, and one day it might just give out. I am the last one who wants to do this to a person.Why did Columbine happen? Why are there teenage suicides? Is it because of me? No. Is it because of an accum ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Eve Teasing.

s generally rejected B. Psychological damage C. Led to kill tormentors D. Quotes from others 1) Re: Columbine and its shooters- "at least...took a stand" 2) " did take guts" 3) "...Maybe it'll ma ... ge. On one of the morning shows, a boy appeared for a "local- folks- react piece" shortly after the Columbine massacre. He did not agree with the shootings, and he was not a Nazi wannabe, but he too w ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Modernist Impasse.

o morals or absolute truth and people don't need those things until something horrible happens like Columbine or September 11, 2001. People are seeing that the value systems of the past forty years ha ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Different Kind of Columbine: Media in Today's Society

d our society's understanding of violence. Moore demonstrates his views through film in Bowling for Columbine, whereas Loffreda uses print in order to get her ideas out there in Losing Matt Shepard.Mo ... o so.At the same time, I think it is very difficult to try and guess how Loffreda would portray the Columbine in an essay, or how Moore would present Matt Shepard's brutal murder in a film. It is impo ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Viiolence in Schools: The Invisible Kids.

d States, and no one is quite sure why. The disturbing events that have happened in schools such as Columbine and Mantee are not simple cases of bullying and petty fights. They are premeditated acts o ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Games today, too violent?

to slay innocent women? What about OJ Simpson - maybe football causes you to kill, but not likely. Columbine seems to be an issue that catches the bad end of what violent media supposedly causes. If ... tive connotations. However, that should not always be the case.BackgroundAfter the tragic events at Columbine, many have looked to find the cause of this brutality; the government has searched for a w ...

(10 pages) 270 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Response to Marilyn Manson's Essay; Columbine: Whose Fault Is It?

Marilyn Manson's article on Columbine is in defense of himself concerning the blame from the media for the shootings in Littleto ... really do anything to hinder our youth from outrageous behavior. The media swarmed the incident at Columbine making it widely known and gave explicit details during and after the shootings. After tha ...

(5 pages) 55 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Bowling for Columbine

Engagement. And then there are Michael Moore's films - Roger and Me, and in particular Bowling for Columbine. These types of controversial films exposed raw details and facts that the public isn't aw ... sed raw details and facts that the public isn't aware of until these films are made. In Bowling for Columbine this documentary not only makes your aware of gun violence in America; it makes you think ...

(3 pages) 186 3 5.0 Apr/2004

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

English Essay, intertextuality

Childhoods End and Columbine Whose Fault Is ItMy reading of "Childhoods End" by Lance Morrow did not influence my under ... ing of "Childhoods End" by Lance Morrow did not influence my understanding of the issues raised in "Columbine: Whose Fault is it?" by Marilyn Manson. It did not influence my understanding of the issue ... sition on violence or guns, and hence didn't influence what I read in Manson's article.The article "Columbine: Whose fault is it" describes gun violence in today's society. Whilst Manson probably wrot ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

School Violence

some fashion exists almost everywhere. Every time anything serious happens it is always compared to Columbine. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris had a plan. Obsessed with violent video games and paramilit ... ing, they counter 34 casualties. Fifteen students died in the melee, including the shooters.Yet the columbine massacre didn't stop there. In fact, around the country there were a number of copycat ove ...

(16 pages) 387 3 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Bowling for Columbine a Documentary? By: Michael Moore

Bowling for Columbine, directed by Michael Moore, brought in a gross profit of twenty-one million dollars, and w ... . The argument I would like to discuss does not have anything to do with whether or not Bowling for Columbine brings up new and ingenious ideas about gun control, but whether or not these ideas are pr ... lizing or inserting fictional matter, as in a book or film. There are several points in Bowling for Columbine when Michael Moore fails to use the definition of a documentary in his film. Using factiou ...

(5 pages) 107 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysing the sub text in two documentaries- Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" and Errol Morris's" Fog of War", and a comparison of the directorial style of the two filmmakers.

Analysing sub text in "Bowling for Columbine", Michael Moore.The very first shot of the film is that of Charlton Heston promoting it, a ... of that drips with sarcasm, and that basically lays the trend for what is to follow. In Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore's opinion- the side which he is on, is strongly evident. And in his presenta ... nt his arguments.Take for instance the fact that the very issue the film is about- the shootouts at Columbine High School- is not brought to the fore till a good thirty minutes into the film. For the ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Violence in the media as it corresponds to school shootings

Our Great ImmunityMany people feel school shootings, like Columbine, were the cause of violent video games, movies, and music. I find this very hard to believ ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2006

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

Is "Bowling for Columbine" a real documentary?

some sort andare usually made with real people, not actors.Michael Moore's documentary "Bowling for Columbine" is a very thoughtprovoking film, released in 2002, it takes a close look at violence in t ... from Charlton Heston speaking to the NRAto an interview with James Nicholas of Michigan.Bowling for columbine shows the good as well as the bad in relation to gunsand gun control in America. In this d ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 May/2006

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

Ban Gun Control

hink young teenagers get access to firearms so easily today? For example, the alleged gunmen at the Columbine massacre didn't legitimately purchased their weapons from the gun shop. They had an older ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

Teenage Violence: A Problem Or Not?

our schools as well. This can be seen just by picking up a newspaper lately. Names like Littleton, Columbine, and Jonesboro are all familiar to us now because of the horrific school shootings that to ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dreams For Tomarrow

of us in denial, confusion and far most scared to enter the only place we've ever really felt safe. Columbine will always be remembered forever. To only imagine how it would feel living your life in f ...

(2 pages) 466 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


lence. Parents and kids now are scared to send and go to school. Since the first school shooting in Columbine there has been many changes in schools. There are more security policies and other actions ... e of shooting someone or even committing suicide.One example of school violence was the incident in Columbine High School. This was a school shooting that had killed several people. The two killers ha ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Coping With School Violence

dents and 1 teacher was killed and ten other students wounded. In 1999, there were three shootings; Columbine being the biggest of these incidents. The Columbine shootings took place on April 20th, 19 ... y are needed in our schools these days. With the proper equipment and staff, we can prevent another Columbine. A sound and structured discipline policy should also be incorporated such as expulsion, s ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An analysis of school violence

pen in their community or school. Violence can happen anywhere or at anytime. Remember Jonesboro or Columbine, someone knew what the students were planning and did not go to the police or school offic ... Michigan were charged with plotting a shooting because someone came forward. This prevented another Columbine-like incident. This is the way it should be. It only takes one person to come forward and ...

(7 pages) 73 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues