Essays Tagged: "odds"

The Art of Persuasive Speaking

etter, if you use it right. If you walk to the front of a class and quietly ask for some attention, odds are no one will even notice you. If you walk up in front of a class and scream "EVERYONE SHUT-U ...

(2 pages) 204 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


nom att berätta om alla hennes älskare. Dvärgen sa en gång att om han mot alla odds skulle älska någon så skulle det vara furstinnan. Men istället hatar han ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mythic Heros. A personal essay on the thoughts of Sinbad the sailor

was shipwrecked, alone, and faced with some hideous danger. On each and everyone, he overcame the odds, destroyed his foes, and returned home with riches beyond the imagination.       ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Group Polarization and Competitioning Political Behavior

enitallyimpossible to cooperate? What is it about politics and power that seemto always put them at odds with goodgovernment? Indeed, is an effective, well run government even possiblegiven the curren ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Abortion - Legality, Morality and The Catholic Church. This paper discusses the legal and moral issues surrounding aborion, also the veiw of the catholic church.

on; and as a result, ensoulment of the fetus occurs simultaneously, making it\'s abortion an act at odds with moral rectitude, and a sin within the teachings of the Catholic Church.In accordance with ...

(6 pages) 208 3 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Successful marriages

ver. We naively believe that somehow we are exempt from the problems our parents had, free from the odds that love will die, assured that it is meant to be and that we are destined to live happily eve ...

(7 pages) 223 2 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Essay about Revolutionary War.

sily crushed the America in the American Revolution, but the question still is: why didn't they?The odds of America wining the Revolutionary war were very slim, almost none. England was a world power, ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

a group, do you think a small group known as the government can take complete control of them? The odds are in favor of the educated public. However, when one is not aware of their rights or does not ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Anthropic Teleological Argument: Proving God's existance by means of Probability

ifferent than it in fact is. They use the anthropic principle to demonstrate the overwhelmingly low odds of life being generated on our planet without the help of a guiding hand. Next, Betty and Corde ... ieve that the Big Bang theory is how the universe was started. Even though you cannot calculate the odds of this theory being fact, it is widely held as the bestSardis 2explanation for the beginning o ...

(5 pages) 83 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Stouffer's Strategy Implementation in Italy MGT 448: Global Business Strategies

o affect the employee productivity, especially if certain aspects or policies of the company are at odds with the cultural or national beliefs of the employees. Finally, the company must take into acc ...

(8 pages) 685 4 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Booker T. Washington

e him as an example to show that there is nothing impossible in the world today, no even if all the odds are against you."In later years, I confess that I do not envy the white boy as I once did. I ha ...

(3 pages) 67 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Somewhere in Time

formation either, as he can't seem to push the woman out of his thoughts in the least. Although the odds are against him, he decides to use self-hypnosis to venture into the past, where he can meet th ... ghtforward romance with all the strum, drag and passion that implies.But can this love overcome the odds and even if it can, will Richard be able to remain in this time, even though he doesn't belong ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gambling in America.

op, every place you could ever imagine.Imagine a bookie walks up to you on the street and gives you odds on a Lakers versus Bulls game that night and asks if you want in. So you put down twenty dollar ...

(12 pages) 289 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Earl Simmons.

add to this, DMX became accustomed to taking drugs and drinking alcohol on a daily basis. With the odds stacked up against his favor, DMX managed to turn his life around and make his life a success s ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

George Balanchine.

allet, but there is one man whose talent surpassed everyone. Balanchine was a man who overcame many odds to become greater than his predecessors.Born Georgi Melitonovich Balanchivadze in 1904, Balanch ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

WWWI and its place in European history.

h was ingrained in them in the old societal structure, is forced to either change or be at constant odds with the new ways. For the new generation, just formulating their own beliefs, what they had be ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell.

mplausibility into his story in a variety of ways. Manipulation of the characters, environment, and odds create unlikely instances for each, from beginning to end.The story starts out on a pitch-black ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Roll of minor female characters in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

vel. Joan?s unschooled mode of speech stands out as a very solid example of this. Although often at odds with one another, Tess?s relationship with her mother does not suffer any significant change th ... s.Motivated more by her own desire for success then for her daughter?s, Joan finds herself often at odds with Tess. Desiring more from life then the lot given her, Joan tries to make Tess become what ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Grapes of Wrath" and and an analysis on it.

ys are being made. In every instances people have had to rise above themselves and over come emence odds. The Joads did just that by traveling to California to find work. Steinbeck shows one aspect of ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2003

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

The Conflict Perspective in Sociology

on-government based like The Sierra Club and the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) are often at odds with industries with conflicting goals such as logging and oil industries. The industries want ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology