Essays Tagged: "setbacks"

Hank Williams Jr.

her's shadow and a near death experience in 1975. Hank's many triumphs, and his ability to overcome setbacks, have propelled him to a legendary status. Born May 26, 1949, in Shreveport, Louisia ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Apr/1997

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

Aeneas: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

nderworld.When Aeneas set forth onto the Mediterranean Sea from Troy, he encountered many different setbacks in his journey until he found out where he was truly destined. Aeneas first arrived in Cret ...

(5 pages) 115 2 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Explanatory Style and Depression

long lasting for pessimistic, but optimists resist this belief and see bad events as only temporary setbacks. Pervasiveness is the belief that failure in one area affects other areas of life also, in ... gh a whole day with out some kind of set back, so we need to teach our children how to handle these setbacks. Children learn from observation, therefore, schools need to come up with a program that le ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ut the clinical depressions that areseen by doctors differ from the low mood brought on by everyday setbacks. Psychiatristssee a range of more severe mood disturbances and so find it easier to disting ... nity. General practitioners (GP's) need tobe sensitive enough to distinguish emotional reactions to setbacks in life from anxietysyndromes, somatisation and clinical depressions. The general idea is t ...

(12 pages) 430 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

's fortunes throughout the book are many and varied. Although throughout the story he receives many setbacks and blows to his confidence, he seems to build on these and turn them to his advantage. His ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


s hard work is unthinkable.Not only is it considered a crime, but it can and will cause you serious setbacks in employment aswell as the academic world. A student caught plagiarizing can be kicked out ...

(2 pages) 174 3 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book review for "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

pised and tortured by her aunt and cousins. However, she never once succumbed to her fate but faced setbacks bravely. Although she was short and not that beautiful, she had always been a winner morall ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Light and Shade--Marriages Mirrored in Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice

elder Dashwood sisters Elinor and Marianne experience love and achieve marriages after a series of setbacks. The second one takes the marriages of the Bennet daughters as its main thread, and the con ... indered by those profit chasers. On the way to true happiness, the chief characters undergo outside setbacks and inside frustration. However, guided by their own sense of values, they choose their lov ...

(20 pages) 107 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Battle Of Lepanto

ddot; The League was an alliance formed to unite against 'the Turk' and, after many long delays and setbacks, was signed on the 20th of May 1571. The Pope was said to be the chief architect of the all ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


rhuman strength, which was tested in his daunting quest, and his character was tempered by numerous setbacks.The first time Heracles' strength was revealed was when he was still an infant. Hera, who h ... his bow. Needless to say Heracles demonstrated much determination and ingenuity in overcoming these setbacks.Clearly Heracles was a true traditional hero, he used his superhuman strength to overcome i ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

What factors affect the demand of mobile telephone products?

secure and they could be "cloned" easily by hackers who wished to make free calls. Because of these setbacks, mobile telephones stayed mainly in the hands of businesses, which needed to contact their ...

(8 pages) 253 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Hindenburg, "Titanic of the Sky"

and was devoted to the design and construction of airships. At first, he had many difficulties and setbacks but soon his airships were able to accommodate passengers as well. This vehicle that was li ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Prospect and Setbacks of Globalization to National Economies in the New Century

Prospect and Setbacks of Globalization to National Economies in the New CenturyIntroductionGlobalization (or glob ...

(12 pages) 357 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Road Rage

aggressive driver. Many have histories of violence, criminal records or have experienced emotional setbacks. However, the fast growing number of incidents on our roadways are credited to people like ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho What are your feelings about Santiago?

is not hypocritical and will not do things that he knows is wrong.3. He persevered on after setbacks. When his 'friend' from Africa took off with his money when he(his 'friend') had a chance t ...

(2 pages) 26 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Krispy Kreme

nstill that optimism in others is crucial for the success of the store. Successful franchisees view setbacks as learning experiences and are not easily discouraged when things don't go as planned. The ...

(3 pages) 147 0 4.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Continental Airlines

airlines are facing significant losses; however, airlines are finding ways to survive despite their setbacks because people need air transport. For instance, on the wake of September 11th, airlines st ... erminant of buyer satisfaction; it was also used as a yardstick to measure staff performance. After setbacks with luggage not arriving on time with flights, Bethune addressed the issue and subsequent ...

(25 pages) 276 0 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Comparison of the Tang and Song Dynasties.

ruled for 319 years, a slightly longer time then the Tang. During the Song period they had military setbacks. After constant threat of invasion in the north, the Song moved south. They didn't rule as ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Organisation Business Management: Team- Based Structures in Natural Food Manufacturing SDN BHD.

ing a functional structure in its production process. This functional production has caused several setbacks to the company.The productivity of the company is stagnant for the past few years. Albeit g ... e product would affect sales performance of the company.Changes have to be made after realizing the setbacks of functional structure in the production and marketing department. Somehow, converting the ...

(16 pages) 224 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Analyzing the Dynamic Role of Women in Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath"

order. Marvelled by her strength, the family receives courage to continue their journey despite the setbacks.Presenting a progressive change in Ma's demeanor, Steinbeck portrays Ma as increasingly bol ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Mar/2006

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