Essays Tagged: "distinction"

St. Francis Assissi

isi, was born in 1182, more probably in the latter year. His mother's family, which was not without distinction, may originally have hailed from Provence. His father, Pietro di Bernardone, was a prosp ...

(15 pages) 160 1 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Persuasive paper for not letting juveniles be tried as adults.

Adults?A movement has taken hold of our nation to change the juvenile justice system, and erase any distinction between young offenders and adult criminals. Almost all fifty states have changed their ...

(8 pages) 1349 11 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Classic Tales of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

read. This book has gained the respect of people all over the world and earned itself this special distinction, because it contains the necessary substance. These integral ingredients of a classic ar ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A conflict between male authority and female resistance.

are disturbing, and in the case of "The Lottery," they are shocking. The lottery enforces an unfair distinction in class status between men and women. Women are subordinate in the social power structu ...

(3 pages) 148 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Existance of Free Will

s a dropped book falling to the ground, and those typified by the moral considerations of men. This distinction is important because it shows both that no man can control his environment contrary to t ... red, understood, or predictable. Man then, must have free will within the bounds of natural law.The distinction is more difficult in the case of a dog. A dog quite obviously is affected by his physica ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Opposing Character elements in "Beowulf"

Saxon epic Beowulf is the most important work of OldEnglish literature, and is well deserved of the distinction. The epic tells thestory of a hero, a Scandinavian prince named Beowulf, who rids the Da ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychologial Motivation

s made out on the playing field between two rivals in an attempt to achieve victory and receive the distinction of being declared 'The Winner.'Winning and losing isn't everything. Competition is all a ... s defeat. In society, we compete for grades, jobs, money, honor, physical appearance and many other distinctions. Failure to achieve success in these areas may greatly affect your life. In sport, howe ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Socratic Doctrine of the Soul. Deals also with philosophers through ages from Pythagorous up to Plato

The question of the reality of the soul and its distinction from the body is among the most important problems of philosophy, for with it is bound u ... nherited from the pre-philosophic age, from Homer and the early Greek religion. In Homer, while the distinction of soul and body is recognized, the soul is hardly conceived as possessing a substantial ... eness', corresponding to the universal and intelligible order of truth, and the other an element of distinction or 'otherness', corresponding to the world of sensible and particular existences. The in ...

(6 pages) 156 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Euthanasia, a big debate in America

top. In other words, it is a life ending when it wouldotherwise be prolonged. There is an important distinction between voluntary euthanasiawhere the decision to terminate life coincides with the indi ...

(6 pages) 402 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Aristotle vs. Copernicus

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist, who shared with Plato the distinction of being the most famous of ancient philosophers. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Mace ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Character Analysis of Maggie Johnson in "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker

When two daughters are raised alike yet live differently, there is a fine line of distinction between the traits and aspirations of the two, as Alice Walker drew portraits of three w ...

(6 pages) 472 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Western Legal Tradition

ntEgyptians, the Mesopotamians, and Hebrew leaders versus rule by a band ofthieves, is just that- a distinction between love versus power.All conceptions of law in ancient civilizations had one thing ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Alfred Hitchcock 50 Years of Movie Magic

nd after viewing two of his more popular films, Psycho and The Birds, it is evident why. There is a distinction between surprise, which lasts only a few seconds, and suspense which captivates one's at ...

(10 pages) 176 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

'Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

hich still affect us. Show how two of those issues are discussed in the play.'Throughout the play a distinction is made between how things appear on the outside and how they are in reality, or on the ...

(4 pages) 77 0 2.0 Jan/1996

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

Risk Taking. Essay showing destinction between risk and self command

f risks are acceptable or unacceptable? In thisessay, we will use two examples of risks to show the distinction betweenthe two and arrive at a conclusion as to the balance one should havebetween risk ... nds his life savings on ahunch regarding a cure for AIDS, a hunch that is false. Before we makethis distinction, however, it is necessary to define the terms acceptableand unacceptable risks.Acceptabl ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Ralph Waldo Emerson - A Man of Many Faces. This biography deals with Emerson and his diverse lifestyle and writing practices throughout his life.

rty during his early days. Yet, through hard work, he was accepted to Harvard but graduated without distinction in 1821. His family's high thinking and plain living though Emerson at an early age the ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Can We Say "NO" To Recycling

of recycling.BUT there is one big problem the Works Cited(Documentation Citation) is Lost. Went to Distinction. Showed it to the next class .Dr. Nadia El-Kholy.English 113.Tamer Wadid Shalaby.Final D ...

(10 pages) 409 1 4.8 Apr/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Qeustion of Equality

eological force behind the new society. How this egalitarian demand is understood is crucial to the distinction between the Democratic Revolution and the Marxist-Jacobin Revolution.The Marxist answer ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Karl Marx

focus on the plight of the laborer. Marx's writing on estranged labor is an attempt to draw a stark distinction between property owners and workers. In the writing Marx argues that the worker becomes ...

(7 pages) 308 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Revealing Marx

cus on the plight of thelabourer. Marx's writing on estranged labour is and attempt to draw a stark distinction between propertyowners and workers. In the writing Marx argues that the worker becomes e ...

(7 pages) 135 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians