Essays Tagged: "Maturity"

Huckleberry Finn vs. Holden Caulfield

adolescentstruggling to find mature into manhood. In comparison, they are both on a journey towardsmaturity and identity. Life itself is a journey full of bonding and experiences which leadto wisdom ... itself is a journey full of bonding and experiences which leadto wisdom and understanding. Without maturity one may never have these essentialexperiences. This leads to an empty shell of a person, ne ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Divorce in the New Millenniun.

t the very tapestry of our lives because it alienates children from their parents, prevents growing maturity in married couples and generates a negative industry that supports greed and blame.Children ... couples from taking a good hard look at their lives and seeing the need to strive for new levels of maturity in their marriage. Not only are older children of divorce using drugs and alcohol to ease t ...

(5 pages) 247 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

American and Nigerian Culture, similarities and dissimilarities

teenagers are typically stereotyped, rivalry among towns/villages, and the attainment of manhood or maturity through experiences or accomplishments.Contrary to the similarity of the cultures, there ar ... om high school, and even owning or driving a car seem to be thought of as indications of manhood or maturity.Though our cultures seem alike in the above ways, they are very different in their technolo ...

(2 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mark Twain's Huck Finn, the true sign of maturity?

'To live with fear and not be afraid is the greatest sign of maturity.' If this is true, then Mark Twain's Huck Finn is the greatest example of maturity. Huck is ... Hell-and, in the end, has not been afraid to be a true friend. That is one of the greatest signs of maturity.

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

"The Summer of the Falcon" by Jean Craighead George

and has decided to live independently, without any of June's support.The main theme of the novel is maturity, freedom and realizing the cycle of nature. Of these three, maturity is the most important. ... finally, one day, you find you can make a big decision happily with convection. That's what we call maturity. Someday, may be in a summer or two you'll come together in one piece - your head and your ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Juvenile Crime

e and sexuality. This generation of teens has seen and heard it all, but they have not acquired the maturity to process it in their own lives. Juvenile violence is growing more and more everyday. Teen ...

(2 pages) 133 2 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Journey for Inner and Outter Desire. Refers to "The Little Prince", by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, "Siddhartha", by Herman Hesse and "The Monkey God"

ally the half human, half monkey, from The Monkey God, sets on a search to learn how to respect and maturity to fully utilize the powers he held as a god. All three works are totally different in envi ... t his foes and save his master. Soon the master taught his discipline the importance of respect and maturity. Denying it at first, the Monkey God soon understood what his master meant. Also learning t ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

James Joyce's short story 'Araby,

short story 'Araby,' several different micro-cosms are evident. The story demonstrates adolescence, maturity, and public life in Dublin at that time. As the reader, you learn how this city has grown t ...

(2 pages) 332 3 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Balance of Values and Academic Freedom of Inquiry

and voice ouropinions, but in an orderly fashion.In exercising those freedoms, we should do so withmaturity and responsibility. As students, we are responsible forlearning all the content of any cour ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An analysis of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust and various poetic works.

, French, Italian, Greek, and Latin languages. His childhood provided him with the independence and maturity that stayed with him throughout his intellectual life. (Boyle, 1)Goethe was inspired by lit ...

(18 pages) 251 1 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Drug Alcoholism Abuse

s independent beings in decision making. All this hormonal changes also come with the negativity of maturity such as drugs and alcohol. Why is this? The answer is that teenagers are under pressure by ...

(2 pages) 74 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Managing the Transition from Maturity to Decline: Diamond Power Corporation

good paper analyzing the life of a company -Managing the Transition from Maturity to Decline: Diamond Power CorporationThis case study, prepared by Richard C. Scameborn, fol ...

(7 pages) 64 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The epic of Gilgamesh

ed and impetuous? Gilgamesh is who comes to mind. The epic story is about the hero's growth to full maturity, and his quests for immortality. The document that is to be presented begins after a battle ...

(4 pages) 174 3 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Teenage Parenthood

en thrust into premature adulthood, she cannot possibly confront life and challenge parenthood with maturity. Therefore, it can be assumed that a child born to a single teenage mother is more at risk ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

The theme of manhood in "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane.

escribe and even harder to achieve. In Stephen Crane's book the theme of not only manhood, but also maturity is spread throughout the novel. The story's protagonist Henry Fleming becomes a man through ... ederates. He soon dies from his battle wounds, or his red badge's of courage. Jim shows courage and maturity by fighting and dying for the purpose he believes in. Conklin doesn't verbally teach Henry ...

(2 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The responsibilities of haveing children. This covers (although in not much detail) almost all the aspects one should look at before having children and while pregnant.

n generally bet that they will at some time disappoint you after they are born. It takes tremendous maturity and responsibility to accept that in choosing to become a parent, you are offering to satis ...

(22 pages) 233 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Comparison of the theme "Growing Up" in the novels "The Book of Ruth" by Jane Hamilton and "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson.

growing up can be most difficult. The transition from childhood to adulthood is seen as people gain maturity and become less naïve towards the world. The protagonists in the novels The Book of Ru ...

(12 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of the way Dickens and Angelou present the coming of age an search for identity of Pip and Maya in "Great Expectations" and "I Know why the Caged Bird Sings"

d are based around the things encountered by the main characters on their journey from childhood to maturity. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is non-fiction, and is based on the life of the author, ... author's view of what it means to be "Grown up"I believe that both Maya Angelou and Dickens present maturity as an identification with your "roots". In this context, I believe that both books show the ...

(11 pages) 164 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the two predominant conflicts (the ideas of modern society and the impulses of primitive man.), in the novel "Lord of the Flies"

To say he attempted to have and create civilization on the island. Ralph is an illustration of the maturity, morality, practicality and law. Ralph was able to emphasize these characteristics through ... ation in others. Ralph?s thoughts and actions reflected his common sense and moral beliefs. Ralph?s maturity resulting from the problems and disagreements on the island showed an adults point of view ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does war change society and politics?

pt the environment of hopeful youth. At nineteen and twenty, they come to a premature and distorted maturity with the war...their only home. Throughout the length of the novel, Paul learns of the hard ... r..." (Ch.9 P. 191). This passage shows one main thing... Paul evolving from a boy to a man. Paul's maturity is truly seen in this one comment. Paul has grasped the concept that all men are created eq ...

(9 pages) 84 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security