Essays Tagged: "Physical strength"

Women In Combat

en in combat is not unusual anymore. They should be able to hold combat positions beacause although physical strength matters, the military still needs the intelligence that women can bring. Also, ban ...

(3 pages) 191 0 3.6 Jan/1997

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

This a definition paper on the word,"Strength"

StrengthStrength is more then just a physical word. It is a word of high stature. Strength can be used in three ways; physical, mental, a ... rength can be used in three ways; physical, mental, and spiritual. Strength is the quality of being physically strong, capacity to sustain the application of force without yielding or breaking, effect ... Strength is a word that is a greatly misinterpreted from time to time. To some, strength is only in physical form, but for others strength comes with emotions and spirituality.Physical strength is a g ...

(2 pages) 215 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Beowulf In the epic story of Beowulf, the hero is Beowulf. He shows physical strength in the story by defeating Grendel. In line 219 of Grendel's mother, it tells how B ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Beowulf the ultimate Hero

ishes the origin of a tribe or nation'. (Edward A. Bloom) Not only is Beowulf a hero because of his physical strength, but like Favre, gives the glory to God. Beowulf is the ultimate hero who put his ... n he fought Grendel and the risk of dying is inevitable. ThoughBeowulf's old age has taken away his physical strength, his heroic courage still allows him to think like a hero. The 'pre-game' speech t ...

(7 pages) 217 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Birth of American Football. The Ivy League sets the rules

ehind and there were barleyany rules to abide by. The only thing you could rely on was your own truephysical strength and your ability to dodge serious injury or even death.The Ivy league colleges wer ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An essay on the politics of gender roles. Examines the traditional gender roles, and women who are changing them.

ght. They are alike in many ways, yet strikingly different in their views. Would an increase in the physical strength of women have a greater impact than the occasional role model in business or gover ... in America, we have adopted the size zero mentality where trim is better despite the emotional and physical costs. The true battle here lies in muscles and strength vs. helplessness and weakness. Wou ...

(3 pages) 303 0 3.3 Mar/2003

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

This essay is about how the concept of the "social construction of reality" is incorrect because of women and elderly athlete participation.

the humanistic study of language, and literature the term athlete has come to mean a competitor in physical exercise. It also comes to mean an individual who by special training and exercise has acqu ... mean an individual who by special training and exercise has acquired great physical strength.... a physically powerful, robust, vigorous man." This definition leads us to believe that only men can be ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Theodore Roosevelt.

ore was often ill with asthma most of his childhood. He overcame this affliction by building up his physical strength. By the time he became a teenager, he was well built in his physical appearance, a ...

(3 pages) 58 0 0.0 Nov/2003

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

"The Odyssey" by Homer an epic hero

e.An epic hero is someone who is strong, intelligent and bold. First of all, an epic hero must have physical strength. Strength enables the hero to defeat enemies. Without strength he would not be abl ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast Joseph fomr the Bible, and Homer from the Odyssey

n it came time for Joseph to reveal himself to his brothers while they were in Egypt it was not any physical strength that enabled him to do so, but instead God was able to give Joseph the inner stren ... y member, his son Telemakhos. He was given his ability to show himself with a transformation of his physical body. He first met up with his son after about nineteen years in the form of an old beggar. ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Almost One of the Gods. "The Odyssey", by Homer. Essay explains why Odysseus is to be considered an epic hero.

Cyclops and then by cleverly telling the Cyclops that his name is "Noman." Odysseus exemplifies his physical strength by putting his plan into action and ramming a monstrous spear into the Cyclops' ey ... alls for help, he says that Noman is doing harm to him.Another event in which Odysseus displays his physical and intellectual abilities is during his passing of the Sirens. Odysseus shows that he has ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a defination essay about "Personal Strength"

Personal StrengthPersonal strength is more than just a physical word. It is a word of high stature and can only be defined by searching deep with in ones' ... encompass personal strength, are not limited to, but can be defined in the follow three categories: physical, mental, and spiritual. Physical strength can be defined as; the quality of being physicall ... strength is directly related to instinct that occurs in controversial situations, that engages our physical, mental and spiritual strengths. It is often said that pain and suffering can strengthen th ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Heroism displayed in the epic novel of BEOWULF and Sir Gawain. This essay compares and contrasts these two characters and defines what makes a true hero.

ely proves to be a hero in this epic for he is able to conquer his obstacles due to his super-human physical strength, determination and courage.Beowulf is a hero in the eyes of his fellow men through ... ero in today's society. Some perceive Martin Luther King as a hero, although he did not possess the physical strength of Beowulf, he did posses a mental strength, a strength that drives someone to com ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

This is an essay based on the Odyssy and talks about the meaning of acceptance and hospitality.

ce. Odysseus, though he often seemslarger-than-life, reflects the cultural values of ancient Greece.Physical strength is a quality that was greatly emphasized throughout theOdyssey. In this epic, Odys ... strength once more with the stringing of his bow, which wasvery large and required a great deal of physical power to use. "But the manskilled in all ways of contending . . . so effortlessly in one mo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physical fitness log plan and how it effected and shaped me.

Final Gym PaperDuring the third quarter of school, I developed a plan of physical fitness activities in three areas. To develop cardiovascular strength, biking the stationar ... url-ups is the second fitness activity chosen because toning my abdominal muscles is a priority for physical strength. The third area of fitness was directed to enhance my flexibility. Flexibility is ... nefit of stretching in terms of being able to move with smooth fluid movement when it came to doing physical activities in gym class.Keeping a fitness log maintained my focus and gave me determination ...

(3 pages) 96 3 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Female military personnel are not as effective as male military personnel.

he opinion that female military personnel are not as effective as male military personnel.As far as physical strength is concerned, women are far from equal to men. We all know that the first and fore ... women perform in other fields, it is not at all sensible for them to join the military due to their physical and emotional weaknesses. As a woman myself, I believe that we female are excellent at thin ...

(2 pages) 75 3 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Herosim heroism and how it is described in the two specified poems.

n what people perceive as a heroic person, because people often believe that heroism has to do with physical strength and ability. In comparison to Tennyson's "Ulysses," Millay portrays Penelope, Ulys ... loyalty and wisdom. By reading Millay's poem one gets this notion that heroism is not really about physical strength and abilities, and that heroism goes beyond what meets the eye.In "Ulysses," Tenny ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Women heroes in the old testament

eristics of an Old Testament hero. They all showed courage, devotion to God, loyalty to Israel, and physical strength.One of the most outstanding examples of a female hero in the Old Testament is Debo ... of respect. She fearlessly accompanied him. A woman able to lead troops into battle must be strong physically. No one in Barak's army was as well armed as their enemy. Deborah's faith helped the Isra ...

(3 pages) 58 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary of "The Subjection of Women" by Mill

ompares, the domination of men over women to the slavery, which is nothing more than the display or physical power.Mill continues to argue that physical force, as the means of obtaining and maintainin ... over other human beings, has been rejected in every other area of political life. Mill states that physical strength and violence should not be tolerated in the matter of male domination over women. ...

(1 pages) 13612 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Gender Roles and Fashion " How do clothing fashions aid in the social construction of gender? What does a woman or man say about herself or himself with various pieces of clothing?

qualities and characteristics we perceive as specific to gender are inherent by nature. In America, physical strength is stereotyped to be masculine, while emotional behavior is stereotyped as feminin ... eep wealthy, white men in control of the economy, women have been constructed as inferior to men -- physically, mentally and emotionally.In Judith Lorber's article "Night to His Day", Lorber explains ...

(4 pages) 220 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology