Essays Tagged: "punishments"

Biography and History -- Harriet Jacob's The Life of a Slave Girl

laveryfrom a woman's perspective. The hardships she had to endure not only entailed the work and thepunishments, but also the sexual aspect of being a slave-girl. Her task is difficult, because inorde ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.3 Oct/1996

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

Position Paper on The Police Exception and the Domestic Abuse Law

d citizens of our country for years have been in majority agreeance with these concepts. One of the punishments our government has come up with for convicted domestic abusers is revoking the privilege ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Death Penalty and the Eight Amendment

Amendment, "Excessive bail shall not be required, no excessive fines imposed, nor cruel or unusual punishments inflicted." After the Supreme Court made this ruling, states reviewed their death penalt ...

(5 pages) 229 0 4.1 Oct/1996

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

The Holocaust

nd a race, to exterminate. There is no excuse to hide behind, after imposing such cruel and unusual punishments upon a populous. Probably that is why Adolf Hitler committed suicide at the foreshadowin ...

(3 pages) 104 0 5.0 Mar/1997

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

Short review of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

matured butterfly.When Jane was young, she taught herself to be virtuous. Her aunt's criticisms and punishments has made Jane realize that she wasn't treated as part of the family. Her development of ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Can We Stop Teens from Smoking?

continue to be able to buy their own cigarettes, more and more communities begin to impose stronger punishments on merchants who sell to the teens.One community has experienced success in their attemp ... . But it definitely does hamper their efforts. With more education in schools, and perhaps stronger punishments for teens caught with tobacco, more and more teens will see the problems with the tobacc ...

(1 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Tale of Two Cities by Dickens. Essay on the Roots of Revolution

ing to its kind' - P347, Book III, Ch15. Dickens, who lived in England where there were many unjust punishments and immoral actions by high ranking officials, was basically saying that the things that ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.8 May/1996

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

Kid in closet

the same idea, of a kid being bad and getting punished for it. But they weren't your butt slapping punishments like all the other kids got. They were kids locked away in basements for the rats to eat ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

A short essay talking about Gulliver's Travels and how Johnathan Swift uses Satire to poke fun at Europe during the 18th century.

execution by the little people of Lilliput, however, who believe that trivial crimes deserve severe punishments. The willingness of the Lilliputians and their enemies to risk their lives in defense of ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Symbolic Structure and Content in Dante's "Inferno"

e reader step by step through greater and greater sins. The content of the book shows the different punishments for sins which are symbolic of the sins themselves; it also, through its language, shows ... rever. This is why those who were lustful must endure 'eternal' raging storms. Each of the sins and punishments are presented in such a way to prove why it is wrong to commit them. Even the pagans, wh ...

(4 pages) 216 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" by Mordecai Richler

rs in several ways. Each punishment fits the crime, and there is an irony about each one. The three punishments inflicted on Duddy at the end of the novel are the loss of Simcha's love, the loss of hi ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.3 Jun/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The crimes, the people who solved them, and the different types of punishments

three main points to talk about: The Crimes, the Peoplewho solved them, and the different types of punishments. These are the topics we chosefor our report.Crime in the nineteeth century was rapid th ... cut the number of crimes in London by half.The crimes in Victorian England did not go without it's punishments. In earlyVictorian England Public hanging's were watched by many people, and the stocks ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Punishment of the King/Oedipus Rex

n eyes, for several reasons which will be discussed later. The question is: Did Oedipus deserve his punishments? There are many factors that must be considered in answering this, including how Oedipus ... blindness because of pride and power.I have been concentrating on the two most obvious of Oedipus' punishments, but there is another one that may not seem so clear. Keeping in mind that Sophocles mad ...

(5 pages) 151 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Guardians of the Inferno (Dante)

e useddifferent guardians in the various circles of hell. These guardians were used to symbolizethe punishments of the sinners.Minos is the guardian of Circle II, the circle of the Lustful. He symboli ... rcle II, the circle of the Lustful. He symbolizes an accusingpersonality because his job is to give punishments to the sinners. The bodies of the sinnersconfess the sins automatically, and that shows ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"There Should be Stricter Smoking Laws" Overall good essay discussing the pros of stricter smoking and tobacco laws.

that sell cigarettes haven't started to check ID's until August of 1996. Also, if there were larger punishments to those who give cigarettes to underaged adolescents, the teens wouldn't be able to get ...

(3 pages) 252 3 4.0 May/2002

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

Elizabethan Era: Crime and Punishment (The website causes errors in my works. If you like the essay, please rate it good, and I will e-mail you the original).

completely dependent upon deterrents, as opposed to surveillance or detection; laws were weak, but punishments were severe. was the statutory penalty for any of two hundred offenses. These offenses i ...

(2 pages) 101 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Immigration Essay

number of immigrants allowed each year and much stricter border patrols must be installed. Harsher punishments and frequent checks are necessary to keep corporations from hiring illegal aliens. We ne ...

(3 pages) 200 0 2.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Community Policing

criminal acts involuntary. In most countries, crimes are defined and punished pursuant to statutes. Punishments may include death, imprisonment, exile, fines, forfeiture of property, removal from publ ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Crime and the United States

rime is defined as 'an act committed in violation of a law forbidding it and for which a variety of punishments may be imposed.' Crimes are classified into two basic groups; 'mala in se' which are cri ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Abolish the Death Penalty

t 160 children have been executed by the death penalty since 1973. Children shouldn't have the same punishments as an eighteen year old. First off, there is a possibility of rehabilitating minors grea ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology