Essays Tagged: "conflict"

Antigone by Sophocles

which ultimately results in death for her. At the opening of the tragedy, Creon and Antigone are in conflict. Antigone's two brothers have died in a war over the control of the state, leaving Creon at ...

(3 pages) 178 0 3.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Strikes and Alternative forms of Coping

and Alternative Forms of CopingAre strikes the most beneficial way of resolving labour - management conflict? Or are alternative forms of coping more beneficial?. Throughout this paper I will attempt ...

(7 pages) 168 1 1.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Paper on the unions in America

tockholders. Higher wages and higher profits are compatible over the long run in a growing economy. Conflict does arise, however, from the fact that in the short run higher wages for workers imply low ...

(2 pages) 415 1 4.2 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls

OUTLINE Topic: Jay Berry Purpose: To identify the nature of the force of the conflict which Jay Berry encounters, and indicate how they help or hinder Jay Berry the protagonist ... ls novel Summer of the Monkeys Thesis: Before Jay Berry succeeds his goal he encounters many conflicts that both hinder and help him through his amazing adventure. I. ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Responsibility in The Great Gatsby

lar theme in literature. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's book, The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald recognizes the conflict between wealth and responsibility. In the book the narrator, Nick, describes how two of the ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

God's Law vs Human Law in Great Expectations

is book Great Expectations, the problematic nature of moral judgement and justice that stems from a conflict between God's law and human law is one of several topical themes that Charles Dickens addre ... s more subtlety illustrated in his use of character. To facilitate the reader's awareness of such a conflict, the narrator often uses language that has Christian connotations when relating his thought ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.7 Feb/1996

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

"No Longer at Ease" by Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer

at young Obi Okonkwo must have experienced in the novel "No Longer at Ease". In each novel there is conflict both with peers and with Europeans. Inside these scenes of "life as usual" in Nigeria there ... (bills, taxes, insurance) which begins to corrupt Obi. Moral questions arise from his experiencing conflict between his new education and the customs of the people who paid for his education. Obi get ...

(7 pages) 188 1 3.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

West Side story and romeo and juliet are different in many ways

dern character of Romeo and Maria is the modern character of Juliet. In the two tragedies the major conflict is two opposing families, or gangs, do not agree of the relationship of their child. This c ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.9 Apr/1997

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

A Midsummer Nights Dream. The Resolution.

The ResolutionIn Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the conflict is based upon pure confusion. The main characters are involved in a mix-up of epic proporti ... up of epic proportions. The story begins with Demetrius pledged to marry Hermia, daughter of Egeus. Conflict arises immediately when Lysander is shown to have won Hermia's affection and also her undyi ... ysander for Demetrius and causes Lysander to fall desperately in love with Helena. This is the main conflict. Characters that are desperately in love are torn apart by forces they cannot control. Hele ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Exploring Sexuality in Taming of the Shrew

the Shrew'Human sexuality underlies many of the happenings of 'Taming of the Shrew.' It affects the conflicts, theme, and resolution of the play. It becomes evident throughout the play that sexual beh ... character versus a 'waspish' or 'mean' character).In the beginning of the play, there is an obvious conflict between Kate and her sister, Bianca. This conflict stems from the fact that their father fa ...

(5 pages) 95 1 4.0 Nov/1996

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

The Natural Law Theory

mined a logic and gave to all humans. (Microsoft Encarta) This definition put this law into direct conflict with positive laws. Aristotle elaborated on the word natural in relation to law. He said ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.5 Jan/2000

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics


ory of billiards begins in the fourteenth century. The game was invented in Europe, but there was a conflict as to what country. The French believed that the English invented the game, but at the same ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Invasion of Panama

to effectively use the principles of war. The years leading up to the invasion set the climate for conflict; drug trafficking became a major problem between Panama and the U.S. in the 1980's, as well ... chain of command was formed, everyone knew who was in charge. Thus, there was no room left open for conflicting orders from two different commanders.The next principle of war is the concept of mass, w ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

"Accounts Settled"

and Gordon must take his place in taking care of the trapline that he had set up in the forest. The conflict of the story is internal and external because Gordon had to face himself and nature. The ri ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Generations. My parents and me.

I can grow up without their close and constantsupervision. Of course there are a few things that we conflict upon, butnothing that disturbs or seriously affects anyone. The door suddenly burst ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

They Can't be the Same

e way. (Lakoff 627) If the two genders do communicate in the same way, there is bound to be serious conflict that usually involves violence.The movie Thelma and Louise tells the story of two women who ... nt Hal and Louise's boyfriend Jimmy. When a man and a woman communicated in the same way, there was conflict between the two. This was illustrated well by the truck driver and the rapist Harlen and th ...

(7 pages) 128 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Dead Man Walking - Indepth

l punishment. The film cast several characters fromdifferent backgrounds and opinion sets in direct conflict with one another. Several smalltopics and one major topic, capital punishment, were explore ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.3 Feb/1996

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

about slavery and how the civil war started

at the Civil War was a result of political blunders and that the issue of slavery did not cause the conflict, this interpretation fails to consider the two main causes of the war itself:·the ex ...

(1 pages) 131 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Methods of control ( curfew )

me is a method of control to keep things from going chaotic. Take for instance: Curfew. Curfew is a conflict of underage adolescence, the law, and sometimes parents. I'm neither for nor against curfew ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Different image of the wife between sixteenth centuries and today

Today many wives always want to have same position with their husband. So that they always have conflict with each other. Why they always have conflict? Actually, it is effected by wife who change ... emembered that wife and husband lived together very well in sixteenth century. They didn't have any conflict. Many wives would obey their husband when their husband order them to do everything. What d ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers