Essays Tagged: "Guardians"

Child Abuse

o two million American children are being beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or guardians. Infants only a few days old as well as teenagers are subject to child abuse. There are fo ...

(4 pages) 376 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Are you convinced by Plato's claim that philosophers should rule.

rting point to argue for what is in essence a totalitarian society that is ruled by the philosopher guardians. Plato starts off with the concept in Book Two that no individual is self sufficient. Men ... s.The society that Plato builds therefore, is a totalitarian state that is ruled by the philosopher guardians or those that have demonstrated a true understanding in the true order of a society and ha ...

(6 pages) 287 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Is Your Child Safe at Home? What parents do not know. . .

ommon place for accidental child injury," says Dr. Milan Pharo, a Dallas Pediatrician. Many parents/guardians do not realize there is more to watching your child around the pool, you have to watcher h ... y facts are just the beginning of a long line of childproofing landmines, in the home, that parents/guardians do not always see as potential danger. For further childproofing techniques, that your phy ...

(6 pages) 155 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Two Kinds of Girls in Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl'

A person spends most of their developing years under the guidance of their parents or guardians.They affect how we think, how we feel, and how we act. These are among the people who hold ...

(3 pages) 259 0 3.7 Nov/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Guardians of the Inferno (Dante)

en as anallegory inside an excellent story. A key part of this allegory was how Dante useddifferent guardians in the various circles of hell. These guardians were used to symbolizethe punishments of t ... . Phlegyas is a good example ofhow the guardian can portray the people he guards.The Furies are the guardians of Circle VI, the Heretics. They are the avenginggoddesses who went after great sinners. T ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jacksonian Democrats. Speaks about Andrew Jackson

at certain thingsabout them are nothing but true. These ideas about themselves are that they are theguardians of the United States Constitution, of political democracy, of individual libertyand of equ ... nion of themselvesbut the truth of the matter is what they said they were was true. They really wereguardians of the Constitution, the guardians of political democracy, the guardians ofindividual libe ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William the Conqueror

over the throne as the Duke of Normandy when Robert died while off on a Crusade. Three of William's guardians died very violent deaths and his tutor was also murdered. Lucky for him his mother was the ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about the marriages in Afghanistan. Their customs and etc.

iages.At first, when the parents of the man, or the man himself choose a young girl, the parents or guardians of the man go to the girl's home and propose the marriage. For the proposal to be accepted ...

(1 pages) 75 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

One cause of racism according to a feminist's perspective.

ill informed during the process of socialization.As a child grows, they learn to either trust their guardians or turn from them. If a child trusts the judgment of parents that espouse racist beliefs, ...

(1 pages) 82 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Plato's Republic, a breif summary.

onstructs a perfectly just and fair city. The city is in-depth and complex. This city is made up of guardians, auxiliaries, and the tradesman. As most cities, the lower of the three groups, or classes ... . As most cities, the lower of the three groups, or classes, is the majority of the population. The guardians lead the city, and are all fully educated philosophers. They symbolize wisdom and knowledg ...

(3 pages) 140 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

This essasy explores the controversial world of the Jacksonian Era and tries to explain the reasoning behind president Andrew Jacksonian's many bias's.

citizens, and engendered ideals of widespread liberty. Jacksonian democrats believed that they were guardians of theConstitution, political individual liberty, and economic opportunity. Althoughtheir ... ed, they werecorrect in their evaluation of themselves.Jacksonian democrats believed that they were guardians of the Constitution.Thy believed that they upheld its principles, and defended its ideals ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.2 Jan/2003

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

Explain Plato's view of human nature and analyze the role it plays in the Republic.

vidual and the city, Plato persuades the audience in justifying his utopia. According to Plato, the guardians, who will rule the city, must be distinguished from the rest of the less competent populat ... for they will make the laws and control every aspect of the city. Thus, Plato states that "the best guardians we must choose those most skilled in guarding the city."(412 c) A man who is born as a far ...

(4 pages) 149 1 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

"The lost Boy" by Dave Pelzer

iant, rebellious boy who, despite his background and personality, managed to endear himself to many guardians, social workers, and teachers. Pelzer writes in an honest, sometimes rambling, style; he i ...

(7 pages) 63 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jacksonian Democrats.

Jacksonian Democrats viewed themselves and their leader, Jackson, as the guardians of the United States Constitution, political democracy, individual liberty, and equality o ... cally no one else, which makes this view seem incorrect. Jacksonian Democrats proved to be only the guardians of the "common man" and his rights only to a certain extent. You were labeled a common man ... hts, although he was a firm believer in states' rights.Jacksonian Democrats believed that they were guardians of individual liberty. They were to the extent of universal manhood suffrage and the commo ...

(6 pages) 110 2 5.0 May/2003

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

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

of Wrath: The Hero's EndingThe Hero's JourneySeparation (from the known)The CallThe Threshold (with guardians, helpers, and mentor)Initiation and TransformationThe ChallengesThe AbyssThe Transformatio ... low the normal path of The Call to action, with Tom's return home and subsequent migration with his Guardians, Helpers and Mentors (his family), and continue along the Hero's Journey story. However, a ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

Seperation anxiety.

ionally. Infants instinctively develop strong emotional bonds with their parents or other full time guardians. Children express these bonds when their parent/guardian leaves them with a short term car ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Jacksonian democrats DBQ 1990. VERY detailed. To what EXTENT were the jacksonians guardians of the const...

ort his political views. Similarly, Jacksonian democrats occasionally altered their belief of being guardians of the political democracy, individual liberty, economic opportunity, and the Constitution ... d were individual liberty, and economic opportunity among other things and the Jacksonians were not guardians of these rights. The time Jackson was president tends to be regarded as the "Age of the Co ...

(6 pages) 161 4 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thomas DeQuincey's book "Confessions of an English Opium eater" .

um-eater. After the death of his father, while still a young child, he was left to the care of four guardians. As a young teenager De Quincey eventually ran off to live on his own in London, where he ... his education. However, at the young age of seventeen De Quincey decided to sever all ties with his guardians, and forfeit his allowance to run away and hide in London. Ultimately he rejected his posi ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparing Plato and Aristotle on government and the concept of good.

know the good. Everyone else's role in the city is to do their work to support the city so that the guardians are able to philosophize. Aristotle does not follow this concept of knowing the good, but ... ns how people are divided into classes. These philosophers are put into the top ruling class of the guardians. The Noble Lie is essential to class differentiations in the city.Communal living and the ...

(7 pages) 300 2 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

This essay is about Plato and his book "The Republic".

or unjustly. To answer this question, Plato first describes his ideal city. His ideal city includes guardians, auxiliaries, and tradesman. In Plato's view every person has a certain talent that they a ... just and ideal because everyone winds up doing the jobs that best suit their innate abilities--the guardians lead, the auxiliaries fight, and the rest of the people work.Plato, or Socrates who is act ...

(5 pages) 163 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy