Essays Tagged: "Outsiders"

Nation of Islam

what is probably less well known is anotherpart of its teaching - that the Black man is god.Outsiders have done little in-depth research to trace the NOI's doctrinalpredecessors. The NOI i ... hin these lessons were the basic elements of an ancient mystery school. Itinvolved secrecy from outsiders; an esoteric ritual containing keys forrecognition between fellow members; a cohesive w ...

(20 pages) 333 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Ancient Greece

heir land Hellas and themselves Hellenes. They thought they were different from others. They called outsiders barbarians.Greek writers created forms of expressions, by human personalities and emotions ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton, the theme, human nature

The Outsiders, an enthralling tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships andtriumphs ... ones can die, and they can run out of money. As you can see, this theme is important not only in TheOutsiders, but in everyday life as well.

(2 pages) 108 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Finger Lakes (Character of a Place)

r residence and vacation. However, because of New York City, the state's defining attribute to many outsiders and locals, the Finger Lakes' fruits are ignored and shared amongst a relatively small amo ...

(8 pages) 72 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton. Class study looking at what the teacher directs the student's learning towards

INTRODUCTION:'The Outsiders' by S. E Hinton is an early novel based on two waring juvenile gangs, divided by economica ... Curtis who allows us an insight into the lifestyles of thesedistinct worlds.I chose the novel 'The Outsiders' as a text for year 10 for the following reasons:It is a novel which draws the reader in a ... and appreciation of the novel for there are nomajor variations between the two texts.I believe 'The Outsiders' is a relevant novel to study as in today's society the concept of violence is an ever pre ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

B.F. Skinner's Walden Two

e worlds.Skinner's technique as a propagandist is to show us Walden Two through the eyes of various outsiders who possess varying degrees of skepticism and enthusiasm for the community. The reader can ...

(13 pages) 157 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Using Tom Robinson's trial as a starting point, explain what we learn about Maycomb society from reading 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.

Tom Robinson. We see how they are rejected by the Maycomb community, and therefore considered to be outsiders. We learn more about the way that Maycomb residents live by a strict code. 'She has merely ... n. There is a high level of hierarchy, which is the way everybody is judged, despite individuality. Outsiders are discarded if they do not fit in.

(5 pages) 45 0 3.9 Dec/2002

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

This essay is a book report of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.

tion, just like a big city, there are small gangs and groups ubiquitously.The main character in The Outsiders is Ponyboy Curtis, a 14 year-old teenager with light-brown, almost red long hair and green ... be mean at two girls, he did not join in and go with the flow. The two other main characters in The Outsiders are Johnny Cade and Dally Winston. Johnny is a very timid person and hardly ever talks. He ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gangs and Gang Psychology: Written as an essay on "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton

nized crime or even families of crime. Some gangs form out of necessity, the Greaser gang from "The Outsiders" for instance. This form of gang is usually very loyal, has little money, and not very org ... d not very organized. Another type of gang, which forms out of boredom, like the Soc gang from "The Outsiders", which usually has wealth, and aren't as loyal. They fight practically and with no emotio ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is an essay about abortion. It is well researched and has many good points. This is an excellant paper

h the course of her pregnancy is her choice. Therefore, abortion is solely the mother's choice, and outsiders should not block, or even oppose, her rights as an American.Certainly today's society need ...

(5 pages) 225 3 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

National identity in the book "The Englishman's Boy" by Guy Vanderhaeghe

there is no control over the means, then there is no control over the outcome. The novel portrays outsiders controlling the means, truth and myth being treated as indifferent and incorrect ideas and ... Separating the identity from Europe could not happen if the tool for creating one is controlled by outsiders. "Adolph Zukor and Fox were born in Hungary. Warner and Goldwyn in Poland. Selznick and ...

(4 pages) 67 2 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an oral report on the novel "The Chrysalids" by John Whyndham. There is a plot, setting and character description and an overall critique.

I enjoyed reading novels such as Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card and The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. (Look up) These novels had plenty of action that keeps me interested. I ha ...

(4 pages) 65 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comprehensive novel anlysis of "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton.

The OutsidersThe Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a novel that focuses on the differences between two ways of ... nological account of incidents that take place over a few weeks.The narrator and protagonist of The Outsiders is Ponyboy Curtis, a fourteen-year-old boy. He has greenish gray eyes and long, light brow ... her youthful characters often reject authority, they always have a sense of hope in her novels. The Outsiders was published in 1967, a restless time in the United States when teenagers were outspoken ...

(8 pages) 85 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay analysing the theme of outsider in 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Harper Lee and 'Silas Marner' by George Elliot

tsider by towards the end becomes accepted into the remote community they found themselves in. Both outsiders in the two novels are also male. Both novels are also set 30 years prior to writing giving ... because of his different way of life and appearance.Other characters in the novels, which are also outsiders are characters, which do not fit into the regular patterns, and social structures the two ...

(12 pages) 102 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Movie "The Outsiders"

The movie "The Outsiders" is based around a group of boys from "the wrong side of town". This side of town is consi ...

(1 pages) 93 1 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativity.

hnocentrism and cultural relativity.Ethnocentrism is "the attitude of prejudice or mistrust towards outsiders that may exist within a group (in-group) in relation to other (out-group)".... (Harper-Col ...

(2 pages) 248 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

ier who are all Creole's. In the Creole society the men are dominant. Seldom do the Creole's accept outsiders to their social circle, and women are expected to provide well-kept homes and have many ch ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

w Edna as his possession because in Creole society men were dominant. Seldom did the Creoles accept outsiders into their social circle and women were expected to provide well-kept homes and have many ...

(4 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Being an American between first and second generation immigrants.

ls. The younger generation's definition is more malleable, easily influenced by new experiences and outsiders' opinions. The struggle of both generations to reach a concrete definition can be seen thr ...

(9 pages) 138 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The outsiders", by S.E. Hinton.

e, and streets are in bad condition. Gangs usually dress almost the same, and the Greasers from the Outsiders dress with jeans and t-shirt. They got their name Greasers because they put oil in their h ... eans and t-shirt. They got their name Greasers because they put oil in their hair. In the novel The Outsiders, there is a gang member named Dallas Winston who lived in New York. At first he was a gang ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American