Essays Tagged: "elders"


thought that Socrates poisoned the minds of children. Causing them to lose respect for parents and elders. It was said that he did not believe in conventional gods either. This is shown by Strymon on ... n the pupil much reverence for age and kinship in mere men.' Parents blamed the lack of respect for elders on Socrates. In truth Renault says that he was only giving them guidance so that they may gui ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


to sleep but he must stay awake. He awaits news from QueenClytemnestra. The Chorus of Argive elders enters, singing of the war. They sing of the gods,asking for them to help them win the war, a ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


ns that occurred in the spring and summer of 1692.In 1688, John Putnam, one of the most influential elders of Salem Village, invited Samuel Parris, formerly a marginally successful planter and merchan ...

(12 pages) 211 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

en. It has taken from them the last of their childhood years, it has destroyed their faith in their elders, it has taught them an individual life is meaningless--and all it has given in return is the ... letely unnatural and has no place in the larger scheme of things.The betrayal of the young by their elders becomes an issue on several occasions. In the first two chapters of the book we learn how mis ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

why everyone does not need to go to college

hy everyone does not need to go to collegeAlmost all students have heard this from there parents or elders through the years, "if you ever want to make anything of yourself when you get older you have ... lf when you get older you have to graduate college and get your degree." Although these parents and elders are only trying to give us the best and open the most doors for us this statement is not alwa ...

(2 pages) 101 2 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Aboriginal People of New Foundland

, compared to what is known about other amerindiancivilizations, only artifacts and stories told by elders tell the historians who these peoplereally were. Some speculate that they traveled from 'Labr ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Response to the short story 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' by Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)

srespectful and just plain rude. In some families it would be considered a mortal sin to be rude to elders. Unfortunately this family seems to get a kick out of being cruel to their poor grandmother. ...

(3 pages) 187 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a pretty good story about the scary aspects of a house.

w long) out of (any town, your state). Our town is known for the legends that have been told by our elders in the neighborhood .The first scary aspect about our town is the surrounding. I live in a tw ...

(1 pages) 67 2 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Title: Why are teens judged unfairly?

eration unfairly judges teens.In conclusion,teens are judged unfairly. It is up to adults,kids, and elders to change that. If they can do that,then all of the generations can live in peace and harmony ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Nine Months Miracle .........Arrival of an Angel - About Pregnancy and Motherhood

erent experience. Many questions raised in her mind about pregnancy. She received many advices from elders and friends. Now into the Nine Months Miracle................Her Miracle was just nourishing ...

(1 pages) 75 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A look at American classics: "Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird".

t meantto. Despite this, she seems to see through the cloud of deception wrought byher antediluvian elders, with the lantern of a pure, compassionate child.Three major themes that Mark Twain and Harpe ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.4 Mar/2003

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

Growing Awareness of Aboriginal Studies

re was a purpose of living.The traditional aboriginal worldview is essentially a spiritual one. The elders were considered to be the keepers of the law. They were responsible for the wellbeing of ther ... ny misbehaving or breaking the law resulted in punishment according to the seriousness of the crime.Elders are still highly respected in all aboriginal communities.Special places are often referred to ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How does war change society and politics?

course of his experience with war, Baumer disaffiliates himself from those societal icons--parents, elders, school, and religion--that had been the foundation of his pre-enlistment days, in order to m ... at one time this way. Many of them came into the war as volunteers who were persuaded by teachers, elders, and political personnel. "During drill-time Kantorek gave us long lectures until the whole o ...

(9 pages) 84 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Amy Lowell Research Paper

cisions. An example of this would be:"Forget not your speed. Antonius, to touch Calpurnia's for our elders say the Barren, touched in this holy chase, shake off their sterile curse." (Caesar Pg. 348)T ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Printing and its Impact on Society

experience. It was a world without facts. Experience was what mattered most and power lied with the elders who were highly respected.There were only few with a written language. The first writings wer ...

(5 pages) 97 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hippies, a generation never forgotten

ng, mystifying, and inexplicable. They were perceived as being dirty, drugged, and disrespectful to elders and society. While the young men were styling long hair and beards, men and women were dressi ...

(3 pages) 118 3 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hippie era, in the 60-70's.

e from 1960 to 1970 was definitely one of those eras. The people didn't follow the teachings of its elders, but rejected them for an alternative culture which was their very own. Made up of the younge ...

(7 pages) 101 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Anthem" by Ayn Rand.

rent from society and was looked down upon by society for being tall, intelligent and handsome. The elders were intolerant of this because all men should be like their brothers and be equal. Prometheu ... ules of society by finding someplace unknown and exploring it secretly. Prometheus knew that if the elders knew about this place, it would be made forbidden, therefore he explains, "The secrets of thi ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mohatma (Mohandas) Ghandi.

er. In 1888 Gandhi set sail for England, where he had decided to pursue a degree in law. Though his elders objected, Gandhi could not be prevented from leaving; and it is said that his mother, a devou ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


eachings of Confucius encouraged people to follow a code of moral conduct and have high respect for elders and authority. It also emphasized that the group is more important then individual welfare. T ... government. Those who are older are to be shown respect, called filial piety, or respect for one's elders. In Confucianism, the father is head of the family, which is also known as a patriarchal soci ...

(2 pages) 174 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith