Essays Tagged: "old girl"

Violence on Television- The violence on network television

round killing lots of people and stealingjewelry." This quote comes from the mouth of an eight year old girl afterwatching the evening news on television. The eight year old girl claimsthat she is afr ... ps concerned withthe problem of television violence" (124). The American BroadcastingCompany (ABC) holds fast to its claim that there are no scientific findingsthat show a link between television viol ...

(7 pages) 538 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Safety of Blood

A five-year old girl is riding down the street, on her way to her best friend's house. She doesn't have a care i ...

(6 pages) 77 1 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

La Quinceanera

one special celebration. This celebration is for la quinceanera, or the birthday of a fifteen year old girl. A lot of work and preparation is put into this, a church service and a party celebrating t ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Law and Morality. Speaks of the dilemma of making a decision that someone must die in order for the others to survive. Explains and justifies the decision by using legal tools such as Law and Moralit

d death by finding their way to a nuclear bunker. These five people consist of a pregnant woman; an old man, who is a retired judge; two teenagers - a fourteen-year-old boy and a sixteen-year-old girl ... suggested to Brooks that someone be sacrificed to save the rest, Brooks disagreed, and they never told the boy of the idea. The next suggestion by Dudley and Stephens was that they should draw lots t ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451, and his duality.

veral subtle hints to what causes the change. First of all, I think that Clarisse, the sixteen-year-old girl (going on seventeen), influenced Montag a lot. After they met, they became really good frie ... ued to tell Montag things the way she saw them, and she talked to him a lot about things her uncle told her. She always told him about how her uncle kept telling her how firemen were in the many years ...

(3 pages) 48 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violence in tv

ound killing lots of people and stealing jewelry." This quote comes from the mouth of an eight year old girl after watching the evening news on television. The eight year old girl claims that she is a ... concerned with the problem of television violence" (124). The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) holds fast to its claim that there are no scientific findings that show a link between television vio ...

(7 pages) 68 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Nine-Year-Old He Carried: Linda's role in Tim O'Brien's They Things They Carried.

'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried creates an accurate picture of the emotions experienced by soldiers like himself in the Vietnam War. Though the reader learns that the majority of the story is ... ence. However, the last short story of the novel, entitled "Lives of the Dead" is about a nine-year-old girl named Linda that Tim O'Brien knew when he was in fourth grade. He loved Linda, but unfortun ...

(6 pages) 186 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A short biography on Abraham Lincoln

l. The beard that Abraham is wearing was also a new addition, for after his election an eleven-year-old girl suggested for him to grow one in order to look more important, and so he did. Lincoln was a ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

A spech on the harmful effects of ecstasy. It includes every part of the speech and it is in outline form. This speech convinces the audience to not take this drug.

se lasting brain damage and even death.C. Ethos: I worked on a report that was about a sixteen year old girl named Brandy French for my freshman seminar class. Brandy was going to a rock concert and d ...

(3 pages) 199 0 3.5 Apr/2003

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

"Of Love and Other Demons", by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

onfidence in themselves. Of Love and Other Demons, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is about a twelve-year-old girl, Sierva Maria, who has the absence of love. She is bitten by a dog and is thought to be pos ... ecial when she is with Cayetano. What about all the times she's not with Cayetano? She'll die from holding her breath waiting for him to come. When you love somebody you become so dependent on each ot ...

(5 pages) 95 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Fahrenheit 451" and Guy Montag.

hallenges the laws and eventually becomes an "outcast".In the book Clarisse McClellan, the 17-years old girl, questions Montag about his life now and the life he has always lived. Near the start of th ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

'The Glass Menagerie' by Tennessee Williams.

e drops out because she becomes physically sick in having to confront others. The twenty-three year old girl withdraws from the changing environment and people around her because she believes they wil ... e strategically placed throughout the entire drama.Finally, the perspective in which the story was told helped develop the significance of the title "The Glass Menagerie". The Wingfields were a low mi ...

(4 pages) 106 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The concept of social identity, social class,gender and ethnicity.

y children, gain a greater understanding of the role that they should play. For example, a six-year-old girl playing "mommy" with her dolls will, as she gets into the role, begin to understand what a ... e biological differences to assign various social roles to each of the two genders. Such as the age-old concept that women's place are in the home while men, the providers, must work to support their ...

(7 pages) 829 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

In checkov's short story "Love", you will see what checkov experienced about olive and marriage...

on: How is love defined?The main characters of the story are the author himself and a nineteen year old girl, called Sasha, whom he falls in love with. At three o'clock in the morning, he tries to wri ... ed when sees his fiancee. But just until he recognizes that her relations, and members of the household busy are with them. All of them were working on preperations for the marriage. When they go shop ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay on the choices teens have if they become pregnant. It deals with abortion, adoption and with keeping the child.

The choices you have if you become pregnant as a teenBy Tobias BergOct. 30/03You are a sixteen-year-old girl and you just found out that you are pregnant, what do you do? As long as teens are sexually ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"To Kill A Mockingbird, on Courage", Prejudice, and Justice.

In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, Scout Finch, a six-year-old girl, in which the story is told/seen through the eyes of, goes through many changes, and probab ... best-explained changes are in the courage, prejudice, and justice categories; Scout lives with her older brother, Jem, her father, Atticus, and their black maid, Calpurnia. Now, Jem is an out-going b ... f this and some of Scout's growth in this category is when Mrs. Dubose (a neighbor to the Finch's) told the children "Your father's no better than the niggers and trash he works for". This strong exam ...

(16 pages) 106 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Struggles of hardship

According to a case study done by Marilyn Pierson "A 4-year-old girl, Jennifer Rose Kell, who police say was drowned by her father's girlfriend, lived in a home ... records show a pattern of reported abuse by (father's) 'Girlfriend' and 'Father' against his 4-year-old daughter.According to the Police Detective, 'Girlfriend' punished the 4-year-old by leaving the ... r-old by leaving the little girl in the sweltering heat of a vehicle for 45 minutes and giving her cold baths and burned her at least once with a cigarette. On Wednesday, 'Girlfriend' allegedly became ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This essay is a brief overview of the novel Ellen Foster, by author Kaye Gibbons. It explains how the main character, Ellen, matured because of her experiences.

Author Kaye Gibbons takes us through the riveting story of Ellen Foster, an 11-year-old girl who is forced to face reality much sooner than her peers. Throughout the course of Ellen's ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Where Are You Going Where Have You Been - in-depth look at Connie and why she was swayed by Arnold Friend

t of them do. She was completely focused on her looks and receiving the attention of he attractive, older boys. Throughout the story, the reader gets a chance to not only see Connie's physical and soc ... but her emotional side as well.Connie's physical characteristics are that of a normal fifteen year old girl. She was described as having long, dark, blond hair that she wore "...part pulled up on her ...

(2 pages) 212 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


erienced a twinge of compassion for the girl whose apple>stand had been overturned.> > He told his buddies to go on without him, waved goodbye, told one of>them to call his wife when they ... e>the apples were all over the terminal floor.> > He was glad he did.> > The 16 year old girl was totally blind! She was softly crying, tears>running down her cheeks in frustration, ...

(2 pages) 24 0 2.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality