Essays Tagged: "passive"


GERALDDIANA CHOW03/25/96Welcome to the roaring 1920's! The Jazz Age. A period within time which the passive behaviors, beliefs, and purity of the past generations, were tossed aside to create room for ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The ethics of Euthanasia

Voluntary euthanasia involves a request by the dying patient or that person's legal representative. Passive or negative euthanasia involves not doing something to prevent death--that is, allowing some ... considered the act of helping someone to die a form of homicide subject to legal sanctions. Even a passive withholding of help to prevent death has frequently been severely punished. Euthanasia, howe ...

(2 pages) 225 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Violence in television

evision was first introduced, critics claimed that it would be mind numbing, addictive, and utterly passive. These critics were describing the stereotypical TV watcher, the Addict. As his name implies ... ch he becomes part of what he is watching, often talking back to the people on the show. Unlike the passive Addict who sits immobilized in front of the television, the Surfer is an interactive watcher ...

(5 pages) 101 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Studying the setting in the forst quarter of a boys life

y's imagination I am sure most of the situations n the book would have happen differently.2) Overly passiveEx. Does not say anything when he is bullied ie. By the Demon who was trying to disturb and g ...

(6 pages) 39 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

cinderella complex-my view and analysis of it-with backing by various Cinderella stories-and cultural norms.

around the assumption that women should be "beautiful, polite, graceful, industrious, obedient, and passive" (Karol Kelley 649). Cinderella operates as a patriarchal instrument, producing and nurturin ... nted with feminine attributes. Cinderella is expected to be receptive to the demands of others; she passively cries out for help instead of taking actions into her own hands, and her methods of help a ...

(3 pages) 389 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

"The Readiness Is All" - Hamlet (graveyard scene)

raveyard scene is that death is eventually inevitable. Having hamlet learn this lesson , he is more passive of his own fate and allows him to take on whatever his fate will bring.As the graveyard scen ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Reoccurrences of Death in Emily DIckenson's Writings

poem helps to characterize and relate to death on a more personal level. Dickinson makes death seem passive and easy, which is different from most views of death being brutal and cruel. The theme of t ...

(4 pages) 239 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

stereotyping men and women in mass media

les are traditionally expected to show aggressiveness and toughness, and females are expected to be passive and nurturing. For example, little girls play with baby dolls and play "house" and little bo ...

(3 pages) 472 0 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Masters of the prose: James Joyce Essay connecting various Joyce works together by different literary techniques and also offers summaries of a few works.

does come to a true resolution, the story only ending in the lines, "She set her white face to him, passive, like a helpless animal. Her eyes gave him no sign of love or farewell or recognition." In l ...

(9 pages) 284 1 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

D. H. Lawrence "The Horse-Dealer's Daughter" an analysis

. LawrenceThe role of women in society is constantly an issue. D.H. Lawrences's story shows through passive natures, obedient attitudes, and shattered egos a woman struggling to live her life accordin ...

(2 pages) 21640 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Excretion and Elimination of

hich is the functional unit of the kidney. In the glomerulus the formation of urine begins with the passive filtration of plasma through the pores that are found in the glomerulus. The plasma is force ... s used to recapture glucose, proteins, amino acids and other nutrients. Water and chloride ions are passively reabsorbed by the establishment of osmotic and electrochemical gradients. Both the Loop of ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Transformation of John Proctor

character in Arthur Miller's The Crucible, transforms during the play. Initially, John Proctor is a passive, secretive man with his own well-being in mind; however, as the play progresses, he becomes ... y about his faults and showing concern for the people around him.Throughout the play, John exhibits passiveness, doing whatever he can to avoid becoming involved. For example, in Act II Elizabeth urge ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Euthanasia acccording to the Jewish Religion. Includes works cited.

rguments involve the nature of the action, and the instances in which it occurs. The range includes passive voluntary euthanasia on one end of the spectrum and active involuntary euthanasia on the oth ... nly debated through the breakdown of euthanasia into four distinct categories. First, non-voluntary passive euthanasia occurs when thepatient does not actually request to die; rather a trustee of some ...

(14 pages) 123 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.

y to interact and deal with people. This attribute is greatly tested when he meets Bartleby and his passive oppression. The lawyer displays an unbelievable amount of patience when dealing with Bartleb ...

(1 pages) 123 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The history of women's rights. A fore-runner is Mary Wollstonecraft. It explains how times have changed from her time to the present day.

ersary of a movement by women to achieve full civil rights in this country. Women have not been the passive beneficiaries of changes in laws and human nature; women needed to work fiercely to gain any ...

(4 pages) 212 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Canadian, eh? This essay is about what it means to be Canadian. It encorporates the topic of Canadian multiculturalism, "Canandian Attitude", and, or course, Canadian pride.

drinking, party loving, and rugged in attitude, when in fact they are generally quite reserved and passive. In reality, Canadians have become known for their great humanitarian efforts. Canadians are ...

(3 pages) 147 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the rescuing of Jews in the Holocaust and how the Jews hid and the trials and tribulations they went through during their hiding.

scued. Being rescued was a commitment to survival; therefore, the people being rescued could not be passive, but needed to be very active. Going into hiding was very difficult, and also a commitment. ...

(6 pages) 105 3 3.8 Feb/2003

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

Learning or not

in having a teacher, in having some students and in producing some results, the differences between passive and active classes are enormous.The passive kind of class usually has a teacher who lectures ... ooked up from the orange notebook in which she had carefully typed all her lectures, a teacher in a passive classroom simply dictates information and answers. They tell the students how to think and w ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Study Crusader Syria as a feudal military frontier. Identify the principle weaknesses of the Crusader states. How were these weaknesses overcome?

that were already present had for so long been subjugated by the Muslims that they were completely passive--seldomly contributing any military value to the Frankish cause.This lack of manpower altere ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

It's about the increase of female criminals as a result of changing gender roles in society today.

ct for boys and girls. Boys are taught to be aggressive and masculine, while girls are taught to be passive and feminine. From day one, women are taught to conform to such feminine expectations. Altho ... y answer. A well known theorist of women and crime was Freud. His theory was that women who are not passive and not content with their roles as mothers and wives are maladjusted. The source of this is ...

(6 pages) 184 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies