Essays Tagged: "Starvation"

National TV Turn-off Week

nothing more then a cry for attention by the middle class. The lower classes have their problems: starvation, health, shelter. You know, no big deal. But what of the middle class? They have no pr ...

(3 pages) 98 3 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Similarities between WW1 and The destruction of the Second Temple

enemy trapped the Jews in the city by building a wall around it.Foodstuffs could not be brought in: starvation and crowded conditions gave rise to disease, and epidemics spread among the populace. But ... es a day and later cutting off all food to the ghetto. The Romans used the tactic of siege to bring starvation in Jerusalem.In both episodes the actual fighting was in some ways similar. 'Since the gh ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

History ignored repeats itself: A peek at Books written by Katherine Ann Porter, Richard Wright And Andrea Lee

ildhood. The problems he encounters include a single parent family, a father who leaves his mother, starvation, and missed child support payments. There is even one seen in the book his father is take ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Eating Disorders

nces of eating disorders can be severe. For example, one in tenanorexia nervosa leads to death from starvation, cardiac arrest, or suicide. Fortunately, increasing awareness of thedangers of eating di ... the time ofpuberty and involves extreme weight loss. Sometimes they must be hospitalized to prevent starvation because foodand weight become obsessions. For some, the compulsiveness shows up in strang ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anselm's Ontological Argument and the Philosophers

Saint Anselm of Aosta, Bec, and Canterbury, perhaps during a moment of enlightenment orstarvation-induced hallucination, succeeded in formulating an argument for God's existence which has ...

(7 pages) 229 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Capital Punishment, proven to be an effective deterrent of major crime

crimes. For over a century, the uniformmethod for executing persons in America was hanging, althoughstarvation was very common also. There were exceptions whichincluded spies, traitors, and deserters ...

(4 pages) 225 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

John Steinbeck's "Indubious Battle"

s father's courage and his despair. He saw his mother loose even her religious faith as poverty and starvation overwhelmed the family.Older, but still keenly remembering his youth, with the scars of b ... erwhelmed the family.Older, but still keenly remembering his youth, with the scars of brutality and starvation deeply embedded in his heart, Jim Nolan became a member of the Communist Party. He was as ...

(8 pages) 78 0 1.7 Apr/1996

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

Famine In Ethiopia

ng of famine to strike was not to long ago.From 1983 to 1986, nearly 1.5 million Ethiopians died of starvation. That was the culmination of nearly two decades of famine that claimed more than seven mi ... me, in these countries, farmers were able to produce enough crops to relieve some of the hunger and starvation. Everything in their power was done to help save the lives of others, and they even store ...

(4 pages) 193 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Medevil Famine

harvest and inadequatecrops, but it was also complicated by a plague that seemed to thrive on humanstarvation.By 1043, northwest Europe was in disruption. Food prices which hadbeen high in 1042, rema ... aster.And so by the middle of 1044, as he let his horse graze off the dead,Famine, with a bottle of starvation to keep him company, settled in northwesternEurope. The successive cold and wet summer of ...

(6 pages) 67 0 3.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes and Treatments for Anorexia

. The team should consist of a doctor that would treat the medical problems that were brought up by starvation, a psychiatrist and a dietitian. And it is always very important to know that anorexia do ...

(4 pages) 153 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Black Boy vs Grapes of Wrath

y Californians. Steinbeck provides four clear examples of prejudice; the man whose children died of starvation, the fishing story, the California police officer and the history of Californians. The be ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Jun/2002

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

A point by point comarison of South Park and a modest proposal

ou may have notice one huge discrepancy in the comparison of these two; Swift was talking about the starvation and suffering of the Irish people, and South Park seems to focus on less, dare we say, im ... ut the ineffectiveness of the feeble efforts of the aristocracy to solve the problem of the rampant starvation in Ireland. The first thing that comes to my mind when I try to compare South Park to thi ...

(4 pages) 125 1 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poverty Vs The economy

it means living at the brink of subsistence, while in our country few improvised families confront starvation, although many suffer from undernourishment.A key issue in the area of poverty is inequal ...

(6 pages) 414 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This paper is about anorexia in teenage girls discusses the problems

g less foods, eating very infrequently or extremely tiny portions, and even fasting to the point of starvation. Victims of anorexia, often young women, constantly wage physical battles within themselv ...

(12 pages) 197 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Spider Woman's Granddaughters" by Paul Gunn Allen: analysis of rhetorical strategies

, lined tastefully with billboards" however then reveals that the roadside signs mark the sites of "starvation and slaughter". She continues to portray Anglo-Americans as "insidious" and "pernicious". ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This essay is about the rescuing of Jews in the Holocaust and how the Jews hid and the trials and tribulations they went through during their hiding.

did not live, in reality, there was a higher chance of dying from being in the concentration camps, starvation or anything of that nature, then there was of living. Living through the Holocaust was no ...

(6 pages) 105 3 3.8 Feb/2003

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

Book Report/Analysis of Jakob The Liar

e the horrors of the German atrocities surrounding them; incredibly surviving while facing illness, starvation, and the fear of death and deportation, and barely struggling to find a reason to live. E ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women's starvation in the early 20th century.

Women's HungerStarvation is defined as a state of extreme hunger resulting from the lack of essential nutrients ov ... esolve to triumph over their husbands and free their souls. As Nora and "Charlotte" suffer from the starvation of independence, they struggle to escape their husband's restrictions in different fashio ...

(6 pages) 121 3 4.8 Feb/2003

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

Why are some countries called developing countries, and some developed countries? This essay gives facts about developing countries and gives differences between developing and developed countries.

or a single issue, but I will try to discuss about the whole aggregate. Some of the main points are starvation, education, child labor, safety and human rights. These issues are very different in deve ... why these things are happening and how they could be improved.Probably the most important issue is starvation; the result of a serious, or total, lack of nutrients needed for the maintenance of life. ...

(6 pages) 218 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ender's Shadow by Orison Scott Card, a parallel novel to Ender's Game.

ard's message in Ender's Shadow. Bean is a four year old street kid that is skinny, small, and near starvation. Bean isn't his real name; he doesn't even know his real name. The other street kids call ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American