Essays Tagged: "Joke"

Catastrophes that Plagued the Characters in Romeo and Juliet

tiobecause he never thinks before he acts. He has a very big mouth and will say anything tocreate a joke. Romeo because of this fight with Tybalt. If this fight never occurred thenthe outcome of the s ... d thought about what he said before acting on them he would not have gotten into somany fights. His jokes were probably taken lightly be his friends Romeo and Benvoliobecause they were accustomed to h ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Young offenders

the punishment is real weak. If you ask me most young offenders think the young offenders act is a JOKE, and trust me I am a young person I know just as other young people."A young offender is a pers ... ve been charged but sadly e was right. This young offenders knows that the young offenders act is a joke and that is why he committed the crime. He could care less about what he did.Another case talki ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Happiness, definition

les. Many people are often in search of happiness.One meaning can be explained when someone tells a joke. If one finds the joke funny, they laugh. This condition of happiness is the most temporary one ... temporary one, for it only lasts a moment. No one will be affected deeply into their emotions by a joke. It is more like a comical relief.Another way of happiness is when something good happens to so ...

(1 pages) 772 13 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

f from having to serve his sentence in a work camp. He pretty much saw everything and everyone as a joke but the only person who he didn't fool was nurse Ratchet. He thought that he would be able to l ...

(3 pages) 156 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


mselves had anything to do with the story, although many claim that the Beatles intended it to be a joke the their fans. However, clues, which seem so cleverly arranged, are random coincidences or ina ... w days, Gibb and his coworkers were astonished to see that newspapers and reporters took his on-air joke too seriously and spread the story more widely. (Saki) More clues came about when Fred Labour, ...

(17 pages) 119 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This essay is about the story A School for Scandal, it looks at some of the main characters the events of the story deciding if it is a comedy and who is responsible for said comedy.

of hilarious events and inventive twists of preconceived notions. The most remarkable of the play's jokes, the scene wherein a hiding Lady Teazle is exposed from behind a screen, speaks volumes as to ... aracters that often aren't very funny demonstrates the writer's confidence in the capability of the joke's setting and in its inevitability. In considering the type of comedy used to express the joke, ...

(1 pages) 67 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" - Joe Penhall 'As a director, explain how you would create comedy for your audience from the serious subject matter presented in this extract.'

as he who first introduced her to Freddie, Bri's reaction (a wry smile perhaps) would continue this joke. When Sheila tries to persuade Bri to go to the rehearsal by offering him whisky afterwards, Br ...

(2 pages) 97 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Morality and Politics

ill Clinton's clock. We use it as a fan."B. Statement of TopicI did not have a tough time finding a joke to begin my speech with. In fact, the only problem I did come across was finding one that would ... oss was finding one that wouldn't turn my ears red from embarrassment because they were that dirty! Jokes about Politicians may be funny, but what do they reveal about the elected official being made ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Oh the Sorrow

above or intheir own kind, leaving them to linger in feelings of despair and that life is anabsurd joke. From these times grew the Theater of Absurd. Here they attemptedto depict the very illogical a ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Manet's Olympia

rt the world has ever seen. Manet's painting was entitled Olympia. For years many have seen it as a joke and others a masterpiece. Discussion of the painting has included lines that look elementary, d ...

(6 pages) 131 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Compare and contrast the Miller's Tale and Reeve's Tale from The Canterbury Tales.

e with her. Similarly, John, from "The Reeve's Tale", is described as "Headstrong...and eager for a joke". John sleeps with the Miller's wife while another man, Alan, rapes the Miller's daughter. Thes ...

(1 pages) 67 0 2.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The handsomest drowned man- examples of realism throughout the story

is type of work is very imaginative and fun-loving. It can also be meant as "pleasant realism" or a joke upon it, suggesting a new type of fiction--one where we can appreciate, learn, and grow. Basica ...

(4 pages) 130 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Speech Codes

early restrict freedom of speech as well as a few other freedoms. Laughing at a racially derogatory joke, for instance, is sometimes listed among the punishable forms of harassment.At the University o ...

(4 pages) 78 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

September 11th: An incident charged with strong emotion such as love, fear, anger, hate, joy, quilt, embarrassment or jealousy.

walks in the door with the horrible news. At first I didn't want to believe it, I thought it was a joke. My first impression was the Twin Towers are not hard to miss, they are pretty tall. Was the ... a second plane hit the other Tower. That's when I sat back and thought for a minute. This was no joke; it was some kind of attack. A terrorist attack perhaps!I immediately began to listen to th ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Communication skills required, to best manage challenging behaviour, in the social care setting.

vincing someone to get out of bed or go to the bathroom is usually easier if you can make a game or joke of it. Use touch to show that you care, even when your words don't show it or when they are not ...

(2 pages) 259 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Men without Hats: To Clone or not to Clone". A pro argument for cloning, arguing against Charles Krauthammer M.D.'s views on cloning.

ubjects, including cloning.-Side Note- The "Men without Hats" part of the title was an ongoing side joke with the professor and i, it dosent have any particular meaning in this creative writing docume ...

(4 pages) 279 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Measure Of Friendship What defining qualities in a person can measure the strength of your friendship with him or her? Loyalty, Humor and Kindness.

ged on how well that they meet your personal standards.Next, there is humor. Can your friend take a joke or will they always be insulted by what you say? Can they make you laugh and feel better when y ...

(1 pages) 155 4 3.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Oriental Influences on John Cage

nds of "silence". When pianist David Tudor first performed it in 1952, some people thought it was a joke, but others acknowledged Cage's effort in removing the creative input from musical composition. ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Film review of Good Morning Vietnam, starring Robbin Williams

ls, moment to moment. We start with the feelings he does that this "police action" is practically a joke. The director truly succeeds and makes us believe the views, and feel the intensity of emotion ... projected by his Adrian character. It is not until he realizes that what is going on is real and no joke, that we too feel the severity of the situation. We also learn and disapprove of the military's ...

(5 pages) 55 2 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

-The simpsons- Ridiculing Americans

ine, set up, punch line, set up, punch line. You can tell from watching the show it's literally one joke after another, which is much different from a live action sitcom that has more story developmen ...

(2 pages) 148 8 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies