Essays Tagged: "good manners"

Theodore Roosevlt

y smart boy. In 1876 Theodore entered Harvard college. At Harvard every ha to dress, walk, and have good manners, but Thoedore did do these things. Most students thought him odd. Later years at Harvar ... the Northern Securities Company in 1904. Helping Panama win there independence from Columbia was a good move for him. They let the U.S. lease the land for the canal. He was the first president to tra ...

(4 pages) 57 0 2.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Equine Learning

hich are biologically relevant to them: what is dangerous and what is not, the smell and texture of good food, where to find water and shelter, who's who in the herd, sureness of foot, how to mate, or ... ght, or scratch those itchy spots. However, we also expect them to learn specific athletic skills, 'good manners', and how to live within the unnatural constraints we impose upon them (Burton, 1999).H ...

(13 pages) 124 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Social Differences in Twain's: Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog

ould call the 'southern gentleman'. He was courteous, and well-mannered. One can easily see Twain's good manners and courtesy with a look at how he starts out his story, "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Fr ... the story "old Simon Wheeler" told him about Jim Smiley. Twain makes the reader assume that he is a good, well-mannered man by asking Simon Wheeler to tell him about Rev. Leonidas W. Smiley, and sayin ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Changing or the Lack of"-The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman

"Evil communications corrupt good manners." (1 Corinthians 15:33) In the world today, evil people are all around us trying to con ... ay, evil people are all around us trying to convert us to be like them. Evil twists the thoughts of good so evil will be more sinful. Sometimes it is hard for good people to see the evil in others. Th ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Pygmalion - Higgins' Philosophy

rtant, as long as you treat everyone equally. The great secret, Eliza, is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls ... rt, behaving as if you were in Heaven, where there are no third-class carriages, and one soul is as good as another. -Higgins, Act V Pygmalion. Higgins presents this theory to Eliza, in hope of justif ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

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

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

the children's actions and the actions of the parents towards them. Some people are raised in very good manners, while others are raised in very unfortunate situations. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harpe ... between parents and their children. The relationship between Bob Ewell and his children is a good example of a bad relationship in the story. The environment that they live in is very poor. The ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Maya Angelou picks the title "Finishing School."

te school for wealthy young girls. It emphasized cultural studies for social activities, introduced good manners and etiquette, and taught skills such as dancing, singing and much more. In other words ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ancient Roman Jewellery.

mily. The men usually only wore bronze or gold rings. One ring worn of the left hand was considered good manners and good taste, though some men disregarded this and wore as many as sixteen rings on o ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.9 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents are the best teachers. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

the first lessons at the beginning of our lives. They teach us how to walk, to speak and to have a good manners before we reach "the real world". It's very useful for our future work and lives. For e ...

(1 pages) 49 0 2.1 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Being Part of the Vietnamese Eucharist Youth Community

tter citizen.Being a part of VEYC has made me a better person. The counselors at the VEYC taught me good manners. It wasn't just Sunday-school learning all the time; we have lots of fun also. We go on ... ds and teens, we also do fund raising, charity, and community work. Volunteering makes me feel real good about myself.The Vietnamese Eucharist Youth Community is one of my routine that I have to go to ...

(2 pages) 586 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Contemporary Myths

t child there is more to just providing shelter, food, and clothing. The raising of a child to make good decisions that are reasonable and rational is the goal for most parents. In order to do so it i ... ve that a parent leave an abusive home and raise their child on their own. To raise a child to have good manners, be honest, responsible and have good work ethics starts at a very early age. In order ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.2 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


and fairness." Chivalry is almost nonexistent in today's society. It lives on in the form of good manners and "courtly love." Chivalry originated in the 9th and 10th centuries, at which time We ... rs the knight might take, especially if a high ransom was placed upon them. Having attendants was a good thing for the knight, for when on the battlefield they might Cline 3 band together as a small i ...

(5 pages) 665 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Co-existence Of Good And Evil In Demian

mptiness exists because there is fullness. This is the Tao." - Anon. For every good there is evil, and for every evil there is good. Both good and evil co-exist. By denying the ev ... re, evil should be understood. The understanding of evil creates awareness. If one accepts only the good and discards the rest, only half of the world will be accepted and/or understood. Therefore, ac ...

(5 pages) 2826 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ntry to appear less than polite.I think that one of the most important things a person can learn is good manners. One should learn to be polite, men should remove their hats when indoors, decent table ... espect, and one should stand upon meeting someone and a handshake should be offered. If people used good manners and were polite for just one day, the country would be turned upside down, and as a nat ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


them self no matter what happens. It is a value where they show greatness in them self and stay in good manners to everyone. This is what many people had to do. In a society like this, it did no good ... through do to the way people used their ways to get through that time. The skills they learned were good skills for an individual to have. The people living back then were for the most part good heart ...

(3 pages) 468 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


. If a person did nothing to better their situation, they can be considered bums. If the person has good character and is just going through a rough time, passing judgment because of clothing and what ... ing out of the garbage may behave better. This is why prejudging people can often wrong. A bum with good manners and behavior would be more pleasant to be around than a rich, snob with no manners and ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hero as schinder

fact that an ordinary man can do extraordinary things. What is a hero? A hero is one who has good manners, respectful, generous, trustworthy, faithful, dependable, and responsible. A hero can b ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Knights 2

ame very close and did things together. The page had to learn to wait on the Duke or lord with very good manners. Their guardian often told stories or songs about famous knights. When the page reached ... of warlike knights. A knight always had to keep his word and didn't try to escape from the enemy. A good knight was generous to the enemy and loyal to his lord and friends. He fought fairly and didn't ...

(6 pages) 697 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Giver Summary

stice. It is a time in which family values are paramount, teenage rebellion in unheard of, and even good manners are a way of life. It is a world in which personal freedom does not exist, and every de ...

(2 pages) 963 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Standard Written English Vs. Black American Englis

taught in school as children that set the baseline of societal communication, it is also linguistic good manners, sensitively and accurately matched to context?to listeners or readers, to situation, a ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology