Essays Tagged: "Hostage"

Juvenile justice

To many Americans today, the country is a hostage-but not from oversea terrorism asone might expect to think. No today, we live in fear from o ...

(9 pages) 465 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Alcatraz. a 14 page research paper on the historic prison near San Fransico. includes work cited page.

o guard the San Francisco bay area from enemy ships against a foreign invasion, and second, to hold hostage prisoners of war or POW's as they were called. In this report, I'll show you how this fortre ...

(16 pages) 264 0 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Crisis Negotiation.

his former work site with a 12 gauge Winchester pump shotgun loaded with eight slugs. He took five hostages and then when Honolulu police showed up he fired two rounds at them and a third into the le ... on and told them that someone was going to die. He then taped the shotgun to the head of one of the hostages and walked outside to look for Guy George who had managed to escape. The police were then a ...

(11 pages) 245 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Attila the Hun.

King Mundzuk, Attila was sent to live with his uncle, King Rugila. King Rugila sent him as a child hostage to the court of Honorius, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire at Ravenna. Attila's experienc ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Adolescent Self-esteem

e-conscious marketing schemes can easily cause a girl's self-esteem to be lowered, if not taken for hostage.From Teenbeat to CosmoGirl!, teen beauty magazines have dramatically influenced generations ...

(4 pages) 143 1 4.3 Oct/2003

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

Taken as hostage

Taken as hostageAbstract: Government retires many advantages of keeping quiet what is happening in our forest ... working employees and then economical activity. So, government and forest companies take forest as hostage and abuse as most as possible of it.Also, keeping public ignorant means that nobody will try ... was by-passing them to avoid reduction in pillage. Forest is the innocent victime that is taken as hostage.

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry


ts lack of an effective central government. A typical example of terrorist incident was the Iranian hostage On November 4,1979 in which 3,000 Iranian militants overran the U.S embassy in Teheran and c ... rael has also been the cause for rebel and terror. In 1970, PFLP terrorists hold ninety children as hostages at a school in Ma'alot, Israel. Negotiations break down and Israeli troops storm the dormit ...

(5 pages) 241 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Odysseus is able to survive due to his amazing personal qualities displayed throughout the Odyssey, by Homer

his escape plan. Odysseus fed Polyphemus (the Cyclops who captured him and his troops and kept them hostage inside his cave) wine to make him drunk. To trick Polyphemus when he was drunk, Odysseus sai ...

(2 pages) 68 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Deconstructing an Australian Icon - Ned Kelly

d be seen as exactly that. The real truth is though, Ned Kelly was a thief. He held ordinary people hostage, and shot and killed policemen. The reasons to why he has been glorified in such a way to be ... ese two years that the Kelly gang robbed two banks - one in Euroa - and held the town of Jerilderie hostage.Although there was no way around that what they were doing was wrong, living in the 1800's i ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Comparison/Contrast of Brendan Behan's 1940'-IRA stagework "An Gaill" and its English version "The Hostage"

From An Gaill to The Hostage and the greatness lost thereinBrendan Behan is arguably the most prolific post World War II ... l of its former greatness, such is the story of the theme, characters, and tone of An Gaill and The Hostage.The most subtle difference between the tones of both stories is also the one that is first a ... ghout the play music plays a roll in soothing the audience between scenes of humor or remorseIn The Hostage music plays an entirely dissimilar role. The play opens up to a coalescent clamor of pipes, ...

(12 pages) 43 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Car Ferry Hijacked! - a reflective statement that was written based on the simulation which is carried out during my class section.

Car Ferry hijacked===================In Car Ferry1.Hijackers - militant member2.Crew members3.HostagesCouncil1.Police2.Navy3.Air Force4.Home Secretary (represent government)Reporters AOil Refine ... 3.Air Force4.Home Secretary (represent government)Reporters AOil Refinery business peopleReporters BHostages' family membersMy Role(one of the hostages):=============================You are POWELLYou ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

To Vanquish the Dragon, by Pearl Benisch Prove how in To Vanquish the Dragon, Pearl Benisch vanquishes her dragon through her resourcefulness.

helped save her best friend from the cruel and appalling prisons of the Nazis. They held her friend hostage and tortured her for the information regarding the whereabouts of her father. It bothered Pe ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


causes a reaction. For example,in the prison system personnel is taught that if an inmate holds you hostage, you"follow his lead" to protect yourself. In that scenario, you are the follower and he is ...

(2 pages) 334 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Muslim-Christian Relations in the Philippines: Redefining the Conflict

armed movement for an independent Islamic state in the South and the audacity of the Abu Sayyaf for hostage rampage. While these may seem to be a problem on peace and order, the side effects of an eco ...

(23 pages) 67 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Song of an Innocent Bystander - Analytical essay 'I am a bad person' is Freda's view of herself justified?

mouths of babes comes the truth.' From the time these words are spoken Freda is O'Grady's favourite hostage, and through this she sees a chance to secure her own safety by staying on his good side. Wh ... of friendliness to her during the siege. At the very beginning of the siege O'Grady asks the other hostages to take care of Freda. They all refuse to do so and she is placed in Theo's care on O'Grady ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Making China scream

"inexorable logic of globalisation", but more on that another time.]The yen, on the other hand, is hostage to the possibility that China may revalue, delink, change baskets, do something, sooner or l ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Terroisims threat to Australia - A federal issue.

rove its defense program of counter-terrorism engagement witch includes combined counter-hijack and hostage recovery exercises, the maintenance of close intelligence contacts and the provision of inte ...

(1 pages) 30 2 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Theme of "Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception"

mis Fowl wants is gold. Artemis himself says, "If you guarantee me one metric ton of gold from your hostage fund, I will devise a plan to defeat this Opal Koboi" (Colfer 137). This is a prime example ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Ransom

the person spoke to me in a low and crude voice. He wanted all the money I had or he would keep me hostage. My pockets were empty. When he checked my pockets and found out that I had no money, still ... king me. I was shivering, exhausted and petrified.He took me to a brighter room and told me I was a hostage from that point onward. Numb with terror, I could not speak, move or even hum. He threatened ...

(4 pages) 57 2 3.9 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The ransom

the person spoke to me in a low and crude voice. He wanted all the money I had or he would keep me hostage. My pockets were empty. When he checked my pockets and found out that I had no money, still ... king me. I was shivering, exhausted and petrified.He took me to a brighter room and told me I was a hostage from that point onward. Numb with terror, I could not speak, move or even hum. He threatened ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays