Essays Tagged: "intoxicating"

My Perception of William Shakespeare's Othello

ot as exciting as a ravishingly sexy posterof Laurence Fishburne and Irene Jacob. Yet, with its intoxicating mix of love, sexual passionand the deadly power of jealousy, Shakespeare has created ...

(10 pages) 308 2 4.4 Apr/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Reality or Illusion, in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"

literal, and concluding the experiment as reality rather then afigment of imagination caused by the intoxicating brew.A couple of points that Hawthorne made led me to believe that the story wasindeed ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A World Without Engineers

ll of King Syphilis' staff applauded loudly, because he tended to beheadthose who didn't. 'Bring us intoxicating chemicals, so that we may celebrate,' ordered the king.'I'm sorry, Mr. King Syphilis,' ... ed the servant. 'You banished all the chemical engineers to the powder mines, so we cannot make the intoxicating chemicals anymore.'King Syphilis was quite mad. Nobody talked back to him and go away w ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The following essay describes the feminist position of gender inequlity in the United States.

le men as they scurry off to class. Redolent perfumes permeate the air, wanton wafts that create an intoxicating ambiance of palpable sexuality. Young, firm breasts, peeking from beneath scanty raimen ...

(5 pages) 262 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Legalization of Marijuana, by Ryan Wensel

Legalization. Is pot really as bad as it is made out to be? Marijuana can be used for more than the intoxicating effects it has on the human body. But when it is used for intoxication, marijuana is le ... mpared to people who are drinkers, suffer less bodily harm. Since tetrahydrocannibinol, or THC, the intoxicating agent in marijuana, affects only the brain and the smoke affects only the lungs, "pot-h ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Now is the time to legalise Cannabis. Discuss.

, Shen Nung's Pen Ts'ao, in China and in c600 BC Zend-Avesta, an Indian scripture, speaks of hemps "intoxicating resin". Others have followed and in 1788 when the New Edinburgh Dispensatory was produc ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Now is the time to legalise cannabis in the UK.

, Shen Nung's Pen Ts'ao, in China and in c600 BC Zend-Avesta, an Indian scripture, speaks of hemps "intoxicating resin". Others have followed and in 1788 when the New Edinburgh Dispensatory was produc ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Essay- Do people really think they're ugly or are they just fishing for compliments?

person uses this technique for a while they begin to get attached to the positive responses and the intoxicating feeling of being complimented, causing the high to not last as long and be less powerfu ...

(2 pages) 39 2 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Prohibition Era of 1920-1933 how it came along and how it was abolished.(The 18th Amendment)

oover. The 18th Amendment to the Constitution prohibited the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors. When the amendment came before the Senate in 1917, it was passed by a one-side ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Influence that Christianity had on Public Morality and education in Australia throughout the years of 1788-1901.

e movement was dedicated to promoting moderation and, more often, complete abstinence in the use of intoxicating liquor. Although an abstinence pledge had been introduced by churches as early as 1800, ...

(10 pages) 77 0 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Should the "war" on drugs continue to be fought the same way? Three reasons for and three reasons against, with critiques of both.

hy stop the war on drugs or attempt to legalize them? Drugs have been made illegal because of their intoxicating effects on the brain, damaging impact on the body, and potential for abuse. Their use t ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Making the Wise and Mature Decision

ns of using drugs and alcohol greatly increase. High school students observe college boys and girls intoxicating themselves on a regular basis and think it is cool. I referred to this group of college ... actly what they are. It takes someone who is mature and wise to make the decision to stay away from intoxicating substances that are illegal, which all substances are in high school. When I was a litt ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Marijuana-A description of the drug and its aeffects.

Indian hemp plant Cannabis Sativa. People smoke, chew, or eat marijuana for its hallucinogenic and intoxicating effects. The flowering tops of the Cannabis plant secrete a sticky resin that contains ... THC receptors have raised the possibility of eventually developing a medication that will block the intoxicating effects of THC. Such a medication might be used to prevent relapse to marijuana abuse b ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Strong drink is a greater menace to man kind than drugs? do you agree?

lcohol is eliminated from the body in a few hours. THC, delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol, the strongest intoxicating substance in dagga, stays in the body fat for months, even years. A person who smokes d ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A crazy wild day at the Races.

the mouthwatering scents of smoked turkey legs, barbecue chicken, and grilled hamburgers forming an intoxicating and tantalizing aroma. In front of me stood a twelve-foot brick retaining wall, and an ...

(3 pages) 25 0 1.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The rise of aggressive driving speech

olates a driver from the world even as it carries him through it. The sensation of ersonal power is intoxicating. Aggressive driving includes such things as illegal or improper lane changes or turns, ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

How the prohibition of alcohol consumption damaged the economic and social aspects of American culture.

ndment was implemented, making all importing, exporting, transporting, selling and manufacturing of intoxicating liquors absolutelyprohibited. This law was created in the hope of achieving the reducti ...

(5 pages) 43 1 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparing Devlin to Mill.

Analysis of Devlin and MillIt can be assumed that if J.S. Mill and Lord Devlin ever coexisted some intoxicating deliberations regarding the role of morality in society would transpire. However, time ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

This essay is about the prohibition wich started during the 1920s.

re illegal nightclubs fro drinking. The "Maine Law" of 1851 prohibited the manufacture and sales of intoxicating liquor.Temperance was social movement when a large number of people took upon themselve ... mitted a nation wide amendment to the constitution to ban the manufacture sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors. It was very expensive and almost impossible to stop the illegal traffic of alc ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The effect of substrate concentrations on the rate of the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide when catalyzed by the enzyme catalase.

d few years. Its decomposition therefore needs to be speeded up greatly in order to prevent it from intoxicating the cell. This is where catalase comes in.Catalase has to be very fast acting to keep t ...

(17 pages) 54 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology