Essays Tagged: "diversion"

TITLE- KING CREOLE Essay looks at the way that music was used in the popular Elvis film 'King Creole', and how popular music guides the film helping to define the characters within the story.

bad bunch of guys and agrees to help them rob a five and dime store by singing in order to create a diversion. It is during this robbery that he meets Nellie (Dolores Hart). Danny tries the whole film ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Fourth Crusade to Constantinople.

ence has emerged since. So why return to this topic?Most modern historians are of the view that the diversion of the Fourth Crusade to Constantinople was not the result of a plot. Queller, for example ... re all of more or less the same opinion. Indeed it cannot be proved, now or probably ever, that the diversion of the crusade was the result of a "plot"; but the mere lack of proof should not lead to a ...

(11 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Does Diversion work in Juvenile Justice, or is just another exercise in net-widening?

stice system may in fact serve to bring others within its parameters. According to Condliffe (1998) diversionary schemes heighten the risk of young people coming into contact with the juvenile justice ... juvenile justice system. He argues that they may have had lesser or no action taken against them if diversion was not available. Currently most states in Australia have some form of diversionary schem ...

(11 pages) 272 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Costs Versus Benefits Of River Regulation.

ay will compare the costs versus benefits of such river regulation.When a river has a dam, weir, or diversion built on it the water is held back or redirected. This, in turn, has a major affect on the ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Dead Sea is dying

o the Dead Sea is, because humans are the problem. The first dilemma and by far the greatest is the diversion of 90 percent of the Jordan River for usage in Israel, Jordan, and Syria. The subsequent p ... . The last, but certainly not least, of the troubles for the Dead Sea is turmoil in the region. The diversion of the Dead Seas primary source of water is cause for concern.It seems that the first solu ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Do we need government intervention in the form of Competition Policy? If so, why? Issues: mergers,cartels,industry concentration and their impact on the competition in Europe and USA.

lth of Nations" (1776) says: "People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to r ...

(8 pages) 269 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Secrecy in Science Hinderence of Scientific research Private investments into research

recy in scientific research and its negative consequences. As a whole withholding research leads to diversion of resources, bogging down progress, and in its entirety falsifies what science is based o ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The fourth crusade: a plot?

ence has emerged since. So why return to this topic?Most modern historians are of the view that the diversion of the Fourth Crusade to Constantinople was not the result of a plot. Queller, for example ... re all of more or less the same opinion. Indeed it cannot be proved, now or probably ever, that the diversion of the crusade was the result of a "plot"; but the mere lack of proof should not lead to a ...

(11 pages) 54 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Fido in the Hospital: Paper on an Emperical Study

anxiety, externalize problems and conflicts, and go from passive to active roles. Play can act as a diversion from stress and it can also allow a child to allow control over situations by allowing cho ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"A Woman On A Roof", by Doris Lessing

woman's attention. Working on a rooftop of a block of flats in the hot, hot, sun, these men seek a diversion from the relentless heat. They whistle, yell, and wave at a near naked woman on a rooftop ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Mates at War" is written by me and teachers commented on the types of pronouns used and said they could be a little better.

he doesn't no. We need to force them to the land mines and make a run for the jet I will create the diversion and you two run for it they won't see you and promise me you won't look back no matter wha ...

(9 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Three Gorges Dam

ifty years ago. Today, finally, the construction of the dam is well under way. The first stage, the diversion of the river has been completed and the second stage of operations is under way. This seco ... o did the river closure. It is a joint project with companies out of italy and Germany. The earlier diversion tunnels were completed earlier by German, French, Italian, and Chinese companies. Even the ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An Attempt To Reason

on Anvil was enforced. The Combined Chiefs of Staff proposed the operation as a type of small-scale diversion to help the Normandy assault. However, when the "Big Three" (United States, Great Br ... t for a meeting in Teheran, Stalin urged that the invasion be increased in stature to a large-scale diversion, and Stalin got support from the President of the United States, Roosevelt. Winston Church ...

(1 pages) 404 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Game

n't change that. Control is dead-on, AI is questionable but functional, Tekken Force mode is a nice diversion, and the well-made ending movies pad out the storyline perfectly. There's not nearly the d ...

(1 pages) 584 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Drugstore Cowboy: How the Film Denigrates Drug Use

ociety is depicted in a scene where the four characters enter a store separately. Nandine creates a diversion by pretending she has epilepsy in order to distract the owner of the shop. As a consequenc ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Toys, Games, and American Childhood

gardless of race were one and the same. Children everywhere were motivated by the singular need for diversion, to have a constant stream of amusement- they may actually be amenable to learning or educ ... e ability to create avatars, to go online, to play with others who live oceans away. It's no longer diversion, but an actual lifestyle. When you think about it, kids today who are so into high-tech vi ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What has been a significant experience in your life and what have you taken from it?

led once. Their eyes were glued to that of Rowan Atkinson, and their jaws dropped to the floor; the diversion was working splendidly.Our purpose for this Mae Sot trip was to light up the darkness. Whi ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Effects of Violence on Television

the same in real life as they were on television (Howe 72). Some people might not accept a child's diversion of blame, but it must be pointed out that all of children claimed to have seen a similar a ...

(4 pages) 21 1 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Overcriminalization

criminalization refers to the idea that laws regulating public morality may result in a substantial diversion of police, prosecutorial, and judicial time, personnel and resources (Course Syllabus, 200 ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.3 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays