Essays Tagged: "confrontations"

Explanation and examination of hit and run play in baseball

Baseball is a game of individuals and confrontations between individuals. At that moment when the pitcher stares into the catcher's mitt, ... riented, thought provoking element of the game.e hit-and-run expands baseball beyond the one-on-one confrontations that some people may perhaps find unappealing about the game, and keeps everyone on his toes.

(5 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Common human expieriences of "To kill a mockingbird"by Harper Lee

ator of the story, Scout.The main common human experience of the novel is prejudice. Scout has many confrontations withprejudice throughtout the novel. There are many levels and divisions in the chara ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.5 Dec/1996

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

Thoughts on Irony

that lesson the hard way. The words my mother and I had exchanged during common adolescent--parent confrontations were now my reality. I had no parent figure in my life, and I was on my own.I remembe ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Indians and there Sacred Lands

From the beginning of time, we have been in confrontation with the American Indians. In most of the confrontations the white man is to blame. From the beginning we have been trying to take advantage o ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Socrate's First Accusers and Athenian Law

Socrate's First Accusers and Athenian LawOf all confrontations in political philosophy, the biggest isthe conflict between philosophy and politics. ...

(4 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Competitors

he games. After a long grueling season of intense bodily torture this would by the final chapter of confrontations. Out of the 275 original members of the DFS leagues infant year, only 20 remained. Th ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The generation gap in "King Lear" by Shakespeare

ds to the effect of the generation gap in the play. There are many comparisons that can be made and confrontations that occur between the generations. These events contribute to the themes of authorit ... ger generations emphasizes the relationships between the main protagonists and their offspring. The confrontations between young and old symbolize authority and power, loyalty, judgment and wisdom. Th ...

(7 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

"Crisis in Kuwait" Reviews the incidents leading to the Gulf War, and reasons/steps taken by American Goverment

---------Crisis in Kuwait--------------------------------------------The United States has had many confrontations, and conflicts. Not since the Vietnam War had America had a massive confrontation lik ...

(6 pages) 123 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The European Union, its development, the steps taken in the development, the economic details regarding the Union and Future prospects of the union

he 2nd World War, when the goal was to rebuild a Europe which was destroyed by war and to avoid new confrontations between nations that share similar histories and geography, while keeping their ident ...

(13 pages) 600 4 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte changing the way women are viewed in the nineteenth century.

s. Readers are meant to examine Jane's life, especially the manner in which she handles problems or confrontations in her relationships, and to follow her example in their own lives. Jane steps past t ...

(8 pages) 129 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Sociobiology in Primates Relative to Evolutionary Anthropology. How did the earliest primates evolve into humans?

(food). This view proves true since it is also true that larger groups defeat the smaller groups in confrontations over resources, but it does not take into account tradeoffs, explain social organizat ...

(5 pages) 80 0 1.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

A comparison of the short stories "Good Country people" and "Where are you going, Where have you been?"

t notably their characters. Both stories contain a female protagonist, and a male antagonist, whose confrontations start out relatively normal, and progress to more and more surreal and twisted ending ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The significance of the confrontation with the monstrous and of the way the monstrous is embodied in Frankenstein

of the way the monstrous is embodied in Frankenstein?"In Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, there are many confrontations with the elements of the monstrous. Monstrosity is a theme that pervades the entire n ...

(4 pages) 47 1 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the 'Era of good Feelings.' Evaluate the accuracy ofof this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism."

1817. During these years he had to confront serious problems. The worst of them was the continuous confrontations with Great Britain. Neither English nor French were in disposition to cede to America ... and end to the War of 1812 with the signed Treaty of Gante. Although the treaty of Gante ended the confrontations, it did not resolve the problems provoked by the war.Some parts of the country strong ...

(6 pages) 114 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

British Imperialism in India beginning in 18th century Title: The Knife of Sugar

. Beginning in that time period, Britain formed and maintained an economic relationship with India. Confrontations in the 18th century between the English East India Company and the French East India ...

(5 pages) 103 1 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Reality behind Abortion

the courts, in the Congress of the United States, and state legislatures. It has spilled over into confrontations, which are sometimes violent, at clinics where abortions are performed. This article ... t alive with intensive medical care.This combination of medical ambiguities and emotional political confrontations has led to considerable hostility in the abortion debate. For many people, however, t ...

(12 pages) 133 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Assess the main achievements of Détente

h the Basic Principles Agreement, were both superpowers vowed to "do their utmost to avoid military confrontations". This brought about improvements economically since trade was encouraged - and indee ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Explain two theories of prejudice on individuals

is illusory to claim that people tend to live amicably with one other, even when there are no open confrontations, they argue that deep divisions of interests are present. Racism is an expression of ...

(8 pages) 228 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Non-Lethal Weapons Research Paper

esorting to the use of firearms."(Demsey) Non-lethal weapons have mainly been used in on-the-street confrontations like, hostage rescues, prison riots, suicide interventions and civil disturbances. Th ...

(5 pages) 125 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Peter the Great (1996) by William Marshall

resent Russian Federation itself. He also believes that many of the political problems and cultural confrontations faced by Peter are presently paralleled by numerous former Easter Soviet-Bloc country ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History