Essays Tagged: "Parents"

Genetic Engineering

rbeyond. Eye and hair color as well as height, longevity, and other family traitsare inherited from parents and passed on to children in a cellular materialcalled genes. Some diseases can also be inhe ...

(8 pages) 334 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Order by Instinct

ves for a period of time, then it dies. The human life cycle is similar. A baby is born. The baby's parents take care of it, then the baby turns into an adult. The adult lives for a period of time, th ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


The citizens thought that Socrates poisoned the minds of children. Causing them to lose respect for parents and elders. It was said that he did not believe in conventional gods either. This is shown b ... new divinities, one can hardly expect in the pupil much reverence for age and kinship in mere men.' Parents blamed the lack of respect for elders on Socrates. In truth Renault says that he was only gi ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Oedipus Rex

instead of steering it to your own advantage ortrying to prevent it from coming true as Oedipus and parents have attempted to do so. TheGods have predicted what shall happen and it is to remain that w ... it.What the gods speak of will happen in due time. Oedipus' fate was spoken before hisbirth to his parents, Laios and Iocaste. Apollo thus said that Oedipus shall kill his father andthen marry his mo ...

(5 pages) 139 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Benjamin Franklin

nted with new technological advances.Benjamin Franklin was first given religious impressions by his parents, even though he doubted many of the points of religion that had been taught to him. After re ...

(4 pages) 163 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879.Asa kid he had trouble learning to speak. His parents thought thathe might be mentally retarded. He was not smart in school. Hesuffered under the ...

(2 pages) 95 3 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


nstein (1879-1955) was born in the city of Ulm,Wurttemberg, Germany on March 14, 1879. Although, hisparents, Harmann and Paulina Koch Einstein raised him inMunich where the family owned a small shop t ... n he droppedout of school not much later. After he dropped out of schoolhe stayed one year with his parents in Italy but thencontinued and finished secondary school in Switzerland. Hegot himself into ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Drug Abuse Among American Teens

ven Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that are involved in drug abuse have either, broken families, parents that are drug abusers, a unstable environment where they are constantly moving from place to ... drug abusers, a unstable environment where they are constantly moving from place to place, or there parents aren't exactly making a lot of money and they are never around because they are trying to ma ...

(6 pages) 501 1 4.7 Nov/1996

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


is like a disease that spreads. Children can learn this disease from classmates or even from their parents. Then they grow up with a raciest attitude which they pass on to their own children.People h ... we still have a long way to go.From my own experience, I have seen racism in my family. Not from my parents or sister, but from uncles, aunts and cousins.For example, I have a distant cousin who marri ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.5 Nov/1996

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

Literay Critisim

of characters.Born on the evening of February 7, 1812, Charles Dickens was the second child of his parents, John and Elizabeth Dickens. His parents lived in Portsmouth, which is located on England's ... ning factory in London. The despair and humiliation that he suffered there and the rejection of his parents and the loss of all his hopes of self-fulfillment are relived through David in this book. Di ...

(9 pages) 88 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

What wrongs have white administrators done to Aborginal people in the past? Have all wrong been righted?

borgiines have been unfairly treated since European settlement. Children have been taken from their parents, they have been humiliated. They have shot down until not one Aborgine was left in Tasmania. ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.0 Jul/1996

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

Romeo and Juliet vs. West Side Story

differences in sililoquy, the fact thatMaria doesn't die, the fact that we never see Tony or Maria'sparents, as well as the issues of marriage, the importance ofgangs and families to each story. To un ... 've gotten themselves into.Although not a major difference, there is the absence ofTony and Maria's parents. This may not affect the story toomuch, but Romeo and Juliet's parents come into major play ...

(2 pages) 126 1 4.0 Feb/1997

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

Romeo & Juliet - Tragedy, Love Story or both?

e tale of twolovers who take their lives for each other when their love is hinderedby their feuding parents. After reading Romeo and Juliet, apparently atragedy, I would say that this story contains a ... but whenreading this scene anyone would find it hard not to believe inthis.The disobeying of their parents wishes is the beginning of thelove story, and the balcony scene in act 2, scene 2 is enough ...

(2 pages) 87 1 4.5 Jan/1997

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


the creation of mankind rather than blindly accepting faith-filled beliefs we may received from our parents as children. Perhaps it is because we live in a nation filled with many peoples of different ... e know of this theory because they were taught it in school. Yet it usually contradicted what their parents and pastors taught them in church. As a result, the Big Bang Theory was generally discarded ...

(9 pages) 142 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

Mother Teresa

ng the love and affection. She was born in Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910 in Skopje, Yugoslavia. Her parents were Albanians who settled in Skopje near the beginning of the century. He father was a owne ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How Can We Tell What Is Good Or Bad?

ider what he or she considers to be morally sound and immoral. A persons morals are taught by their parents and from the society from which they are raised.Society is not worried about what is good or ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Root Meaning of the name Matthew

concious mindplays some kind of role in this puzzling, yet often occuringphenomenon.When I asked my parents why they chose Matthew as my firstname, they said that there were two reasons. The first rea ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Juvenile Justice in USA

ith the history of the juvenile system, the need for the juvenile system, juvenile court functions, parents in court and programs that have worked, along with ones that haven't.Because the first forma ... , a curfew or counseling, these are just a few options the court has in sentencing a young offender.Parents play a big role in the Juvenile Court System. With the parents at the court hearing, the cou ...

(3 pages) 596 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Generations. My parents and me.

f differences that occur from generation togeneration, and most of them are not an issue between my parents and I. Myparents more often then not take the view that as long as I do good in schooland do ... ct. He hit the open button, andI screamed. 'Dad!' I shouted. 'You can scratch the CD doing that!' Myparents and I very seldom, if ever, agree on our ideas of good music. Myparents think my music is 'j ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What Family Is To Me. From an adoptee's point of view.

s adopted into my given family. Ihave known I was adopted, for as long as I can remember because my parents made sureto tell me so, at the earliest age that I could understand. By adopting me and my s ... me so, at the earliest age that I could understand. By adopting me and my sisterinto the family, my parents showed that family means love, respect and sacrifice. Myadoption gave me a family to belong ...

(2 pages) 104 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology