Essays Tagged: "distress"

"Night" by Elie Weisel

110-08March 18, 1996To suffer, as defined in the dictionary, means to undergo or feel pain or great distress.Another way to say it is to sustain injury, disadvantage, or loss. And yet another way to d ...

(3 pages) 115 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bonum Ex Integra Cause, Malum Ex Quocumque Defectu

pays a debt, or it may be an act of mercy or benevolence, as it is if one give the money to relieve distress. Both, of these actions possess the fundamental element of goodness (bonum ex objecto).The ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

MY LAI MASSACRE AS A RESULT OF OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY. Relates to stanly milgrams experiments and how authority play a part in genocide killings.

I MASSACRE AS A RESULT OF OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITYThe Vietnam controversy made many people feel at distress. It was never considered a "war," although that is exactly what it was. The My Lai Massacre ...

(5 pages) 268 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

tate." State can be defined as: 1. A mental or emotional condition. 2. A condition of excitement or distress (American Heritage Fourth Edition). We can plainly see that imprisonment can generally occu ... g us from leading a normal lifestyle is perhaps a good connotation. It would be safe to assume that distress and dysfunction are present in a mental state of incarceration, and possibly even deviance ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How does Coleridge in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan' show the interrelatedness between mankind, nature and the poetic experience?

haps instinct acts before reason. In RAM, the ancient mariner kills thealbatross not for need or in distress, or for any reason that mariner can deduce theresult. He has unknowingly taken on a huge bu ...

(3 pages) 203 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


me to go to college, orlosing a loved one, we all experience sorrow. Sorrow is some kind of pain or distress ofthe mind caused by a loss or misfortune. It is a part of life that we all must learn to d ... t let the sorrow go, then it could bring them to the next stage, grief.Grief is more acute and more distressing than sorrow. You may experience griefwhen you move away from home and you miss your frie ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

loyalty in "The odyssey" by Homer and "The Pearl" by Steinbeck

dysseus while he was on his twenty-year journey and Juana stayed by her husband through his time of distress.Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus while he was on his twenty-year journey. To ward off suit ... nited with her beloved husband Odysseus.Kino's wife Juana stayed by her husband through his time of distress. Although it was her belief that the pearl was an omen of evil, she loyally stayed at her h ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Tribulation and Comedy in Kingsley Amis' "Lucky Jim"

Despite misfortunes, comedy possesses the ability to elevate one's mood in distressing or unhappy times. The sweet flavour comedy adds to life makes many situations much more ... oblems much easier.Jim Dixon's relationship with Margaret is the source of considerable anxiety and distress; yet, he dodges the need to remedy this. Jim sees Margaret as a girl possessing 'minimal pr ...

(9 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Abnormal Psychology: a 2100 word essay on psychological disorders and dysfunctions, atypical behaviors, psychological testing and behavioral assesment

l disorder" is as follows: A psychological dysfunction within an individual that is associated with distress or impairment in functioning and a response that is not typical or culturally expected. The ... hree main components to this definition. They can be designated as a) psychological dysfunction, b) distress or impairment and c) atypical response.Psychological dysfunction is when you fail to functi ...

(8 pages) 671 1 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Hamlet's First Soliloquy

ry contributes to a tone of sorrow and sadness. The long, drawn out sentences also create a tone of distress. As an actor performing this soliloquy, I would act out this first section until "...seem t ...

(2 pages) 82 0 3.6 Feb/2003

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

Illinois Governor recently pardoning death row felons. Its main focus is on what parts of law the recent actions have focused on and why. Essay Title - Illinois Convolution

if they truly are innocent. As he becomes more active in the situation he is also causing pain and distress to those in relation to the victims of the crimes. If his presumptions are incorrect he is ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The Shawshank Redemption: Exemption of Equality between Those with Hope (Andy) and Those Without it (Red) through literary, dramatic, and cinematic aspects.

Does hope after an inevitable loss cause depression and distress, or is it the factor which turns defeat into triumph? In this way possession of hope differ ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.5 Mar/2003

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

Robin Hood: Fact or Fiction?

ghout the medieval world legends told of monsters and dragons, of valiant knights and of maidens in distress, but why do these legends survive? Is it because we can personally relate to what they have ...

(6 pages) 106 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A Comparison of Sylvia Plath's 'Blackberrying' and 'Mirror'

fully'. The poem can also be seen on another level by analysing what the mirror sees of the woman's distress, 'her tears and...agitation of hands' and the idea that she has 'drowned a young girl'. Thi ... eelings conveyed in them. Both 'Blackberrying' and 'Mirror' are written by Sylvia Plath and reflect distress and agitation experienced during her life. This is more apparent in 'Mirror' as the voice o ...

(4 pages) 92 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix.

eyes start to hurt him just like the freed prisoner. "He would suffer sharp pains; the glare would distress him, and he would be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he had seen t ...

(2 pages) 121 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How Oedious came to experience his final downfall.

rd. I was furious but held my temper under for that day,"(pg. 45). However, the insult continued to distress him so he left Corinth for Delphi. Oedipus travels to Delphi to speak to the oracle of Apol ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2003

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

Three Themes in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

ost important themes in the novel are birth and creation should be left to God, alienation leads to distress, and the love of a family is always there.One of the novels' most outstanding themes is bir ... o god is shown by the author.Another theme that becomes evident in the novel is alienation leads to distress. Victor is one character who is alienated from others. This is due to his desire for knowle ...

(4 pages) 123 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

To what extent did Hitler's power depend upon the use of propaganda and terror in the period from 1933-1939?

ould rule with total control.On March 23, 1933 Hitler introduced the Enabling Act 'Law for removing distress of the people and the Reich', which meant that Hitler transferred all legislative powers to ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.0 Jul/2003

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

Psychology; Stress and it's Impact on Health.

is the stress that is objectionable to us that is cause for concern, this type of stress is called distress. When people talk about stress it is distress that they are usually talking about and it is ...

(2 pages) 260 2 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

How divorce affects children's wellbeing.

e not so easy to pin point.Adults are usually able to articulate their emotions and verbalize their distress, anger, pain and confusion to help themselves through this period of transition in their li ...

(5 pages) 184 0 4.3 Jul/2003

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