Essays Tagged: "peers"

sex education in traditional societies

s, and gender issues. Sex education can be taught in many ways. Children learn about sex from their peers, their parents, schools, and sometimes church. Television has a large impact on children in de ...

(7 pages) 421 4 3.6 Apr/1996

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

"No Longer at Ease" by Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer

o must have experienced in the novel "No Longer at Ease". In each novel there is conflict both with peers and with Europeans. Inside these scenes of "life as usual" in Nigeria there are also moral que ... lso struggle to refuse bribes.When Obi returns with his British education he is not the same as his peers anymore. He re-examines the old ways and seems to find them inadequate. An example of this is ...

(7 pages) 188 1 3.3 Nov/1995

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

A night in the cold.

scales where the size of quarters.@ AYeah right, we believe you, (Paste your name here).@ While my peers were playing video games or hide-and-go-seek, (a friends name) and I were out ether exploring ...

(4 pages) 167 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Trials of Becoming a Hero

o is a very difficult thing to accomplish. One must be successful in gaining the reverence of one's peers while at the same time not developing to big of an ego. Two examples of men trying to become h ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Through the Eyes of a Tiger

as the mass of girls rise to sing I know that I am glad to be a part of this community. Many of my peers were here last year in fourth, and they already know the simple tune to "Surgere Tentamus". Si ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jan/1996

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

Introduction to Human services

fully strive to model healthy behavior, including the fact that we are human, need support from our peers, and can make mistakes.''When a client is ready, we educate them to give them an idea of what ...

(11 pages) 338 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

I, Too, Am America

pa of 1.5. However, there are those whoreally care about their grades, earning the respect of their peers and friends. I strive to bein the latter group, so that I can better myself. For every black s ...

(2 pages) 92 2 4.8 Feb/1997

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

"The Pearl" by John Steinbech

l had reached the heart of the doctor. The pearl's evil did not restrict itself to infecting Kino's peers; it also affected Kino himself. He wanted to sell the pearl and use the money to better his fa ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.7 Sep/1996

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

Reclaiming the lost virtues in America

f respect is evident everywhere, people have no respect for the law, they have no respect for their peers, and they definitely do not have any respect for themselves. What parents need to do is from a ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.8 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Westside Story vs Romeo & Juliet

liet about two star-crossed lovers, who are separated by petty hatred of either or both, family and peers. The main roles in both stories were played by Tony and Maria in West Side Story and Romeo and ...

(2 pages) 198 5 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A look on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Hester Pryne from "The Scarlet Letter"

y. Pearl, the daughter of a convicted sex offender, grew up living a different life from her peers. Growing up with Hester, Pearl never really associated with children from her age group. This ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Leonard Bernstein

in's school days, not giving him a chance to make close friends or feel at home. Sadly, Bernstein's peers would make fun of and tease Bernstein. He was a very sickly child as he suffered from chronic ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.4 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Societies Scapegoat

. We turn on the news only to hearthat a ten year old mugged,shot,stabbed,beat or blewup one of his peers. With crimes on the riseinvolving children, people begin to look for a cause.Society, when loo ... d of morecensorship on TV. Kids would not have such a tendencyto mug, beat, strangle or shoot their peers if therewere tougher consequences for doing so.The Japanese are responsible for some of the mo ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


ystem.On the surface, gangs are caused by peer pressure and greed. Many teens ingangs will pressure peers into becoming part of a gang by making it all sound glamorous.Money is also an crucial factor. ... doesn't make this connection. Thus a gore fascination isformed, and has been seen in several of my peers. Unfortunately kids raised with thissort of television end up growing up with a stronger prope ...

(6 pages) 152 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

social preasures of being thin

the perfect body, female athletes face compounded pressures to be thin from their coaches, parents, peers and judges.Coaches place extreme pressure on their female athletes. According to Smith (1996), ...

(2 pages) 199 2 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

alcohol use prior to sex

t is also said that Fraternity and Sorority members drink more and drink more frequently than their peers and accept as normal high levels of alcohol consumption and associated problems. Fraternity-sp ... f binge drinkers experience more incidents of assault and unwanted sexual advances because of their peers' drinking than do students residing on campuses with lower proportions of binge drinkers (Shal ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/1996

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

The Death Penalty

ne human being by another. The death penalty is the lawful killing of ahuman being after a trial by peers. So by definition the death penalty is not murder, but justice.Furthermore, as stated by Ed Ko ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"The growing up of a young boy" Based on the book, "Bless me, Ultima".

s with people, Tony realizes that good people get bad things. When Tony was playing a game with his peers in which he was the priest, he forgave his freind, Florence, for his sins, even though he stoo ... e was the priest, he forgave his freind, Florence, for his sins, even though he stood up to all his peers to do so. When Tony ran 10 miles home to warn Ultima, a kind whitch about Tenorio, whose desir ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about how i plan to help out my community if i were to recieve an internship.

kes, but to elaborate on my goals and to express how I plan to become an example in the lives of my peers.In my life, there is a woman I call my friend and mentor. She has looked after me my entire li ...

(1 pages) 69 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why People Dye Their Hair

, or the blue haired boy in your gym class. It's immediately the way you're first described by your peers. This attracts attention to you, and makes you more known around your school. Everyone's talki ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community