Essays Tagged: "peril"

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spirits

child-like persona at the end. Dickens shows in A Christmas Carol that personal greed will lead to peril, while kindness and generosity lead to personal happiness.One of Dickens social concerns was t ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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

Cabeza De Vaca journey in Texas, describes the indians and cultures he discovered. Tribulations he experienced and how he survived throughout his stay in undiscovered Texas

sail Cabeza and his crew encountered a tropical storm, in which Cabeza describes as a "tempest and peril…never has such a fearful thing been witnessed in these parts". While in search of the c ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay on 'The Great Gatsby' (Fitzergerald): the Question of Nick Carraway's Integrity

nchantment todisenchantment. Initially we overlook flaws or wish them away; only later do we realizeperil of this course. In the novel 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the journeyfrom deligh ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Hackers" analyzes the many misconceptions of the Hacker culture, which often contributes many unrecognized positive influences on the computing world today.

omputers that is not shared with the public. This knowledge is evil, and can be used to cause great peril in many ways. However, this is not a problem as these people who are relied upon have a sense ...

(10 pages) 148 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How the 'social contract' described by Hobbs and Locke led to the formation of the United States and the citizens role in maintaining the social contract today.

to offend him, or perhaps, if the King got out of the wrong side of the bed, your life could be in peril. We who live in the western world cannot fathom these things happening in our own time. We hav ...

(7 pages) 205 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The conquest of Peru

as a minor Spanish official on the Isthmus of Panama, had nothing to show for his years of toil and peril but a small holding of land. Little more than a decade later, he had conquered the fabulously ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The comparison between Bradford and Domat's views on the role of God throughout history.

l of those who were arrogant, haughty or had little to no compassion for the suffering of others in peril. he believed that God punished them with disease, suffering and death. He writes as an example ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen Power.

hydrogen in the pas has caused great dangers and its use in the future will surely bring about more peril (Mappen, par. 1). Hydrogen power is held back due to its own dangers and should not be used as ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A complete essay on Dr kekyll and Mr hyde.

c and mayhem not standard?" Well, equilibrium does not necessarily imply serenity or the absence of peril. Only when tranquillity is the tried-and-true norm does it become the standard for balance. In ...

(5 pages) 61 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The essay is a research paper that arguments a law in Florida that prohibits homosexual men and women from adopting children.

certain individuals because of their sexual orientation immediately; officials neglect it at their peril.The policy that bans adoption by homosexuals is unconstitutional and demonstrates to the publi ...

(5 pages) 157 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

A book report on how frodo shows courage from the Fellowship of the Ring

d not resist. I am such a proud uncle.)When I left the ring to Frodo, I didn't recognize what great peril I was presenting to him. He took upon himself the task of leaving the security of the Shire an ... e hardships they have been through, he realized he couldn't bring his acquaintances with him to the perilous world he would encounter. The danger was too great for him to cause them.Frodo a small hobb ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discusses the characteristics of the Ancient Hero, defines the specific features of the epic genre.

Iliad and the Odyssey created a classical setting for Greek Heroes. The poems are full of battles, peril and adventures that allow the heroic characters be courageous. The heroes face a barrage of ar ... y else would Homer of set up the situations of the long journey home in which Odysseus had numerous perils. Thought out Odysseus' journey he over cames many extreme dangers and treacherous people. In ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

An essay on learning styles

to read on when I am about to tell you about learning styles? Underestimate learning styles at your peril. Remarkably learning styles is heralded by shopkeepers and investment bankers alike, leading m ...

(2 pages) 239 2 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Strategic intelligence and postmodernity

ernity- The key to success in the competitive edge"Know the other and know yourself:Triumph without peril.Know Nature and know the Situation:Triumph completely."Sun TzuNowadays, we are living in the c ... ce in competitive strategy.As Sun Tzu said that ''Know the other and know yourself: Triumph without peril. Know Nature and know the Situation: Triumph completely.'', the success of business depends on ...

(15 pages) 391 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What kinds of courage and Heroism are shown in To Kill a Mockingbird? This essay Reveals this

racter in 'To kill a Mockingbird' is Atticus Finch. Atticus is willing to put himself in danger and peril just to protect the rights of a man and the justice of a community, which he shows when confro ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

The title of my essay is Proactive American Foreign Policy.

wed logic of pursuing a policy of preemptive strikes against our adversaries is a path fraught with peril, and their is historical evidence to back-up a proactive foreign policy.A proactive foreign po ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Agony and the Ecstasy; A Review of Sexual Masochism

of such things is not unusual, it is the acting upon these fantasies that can run the risk of true peril. The diagnostic criteria for sexual Masochism is as follows:A. Over a period of at least 6 mon ...

(13 pages) 70 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Respect Topic: Discussion

The world is in peril. What used to be a lush, peaceful planet unmarred by Man's cruel hands is now a filthy shadow ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Essay about Reconciliation with the past in "the Lord of the Rings" trilogy by J.R. Tolkien

sses beyond the breaking of the Fellowship in the next two novels, however, the distinction between peril and safety becomes increasingly blurred. The havens of western Middle Earth described in The F ... Age, the Age of Man.When the Fellowship is intact, the elder havens that provide respite from their perilous journey are undisputed strongholds which no evil can penetrate, but the bastions farther ea ...

(7 pages) 26 2 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyzing Thatcherism: An Economic and Social Reeducation by PJ

Minister following the general election in May of 1979. She and her cabinet inherited a country in peril. The economy was marred by a rising rate of inflation and levels of unemployment not seen sinc ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies