Essays Tagged: "stress"

White Lilacs by Carolyn Meyer

enough money to get by. And I also think that Henrys attitude will get him in trouble and put more stress on the family.If this was a movie I'd title it . . . Freedom, unless it was narrated then I w ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

High School Drop-outs

hen it comes to their studies.Continual failure is often a prescription for tremendous overload and stress. Ittends to amount to the self-fulfilling prophecy of dropping-out. Dropping-out istheir only ...

(2 pages) 269 2 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Reviving Olphelia by Mary Pipher

ook as well as Mary, their psychologist. They key messages we attempted to show the class were: the stress relationships between parents and adolescent girls is are under as a result of a misogynistic ... this way. We also chose specific characters to reflect the main points. Holly and Dale illustrated stress on relationships, Violet showed eating disorders, Lizzie and Angela confusion over ownership ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Methods of control ( curfew )

ge adolescence, the law, and sometimes parents. I'm neither for nor against curfew, but I'll try to stress pro and con opinions from both sides. In reality one must step in both pairs of life's shoes ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Biology of Beauty

Many articles are written by modern psychologists and psychoanalysts that stress the importance of beautyin human and animal breeding as well as survival. One such article Th ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Teenage Years

adults around who realise what adolescence was really like. The anguish, the fear, the anxiety, the stress. People don'tremember those problems because they want to forget them.The truth of the matter ... duct that, as it turns out, we never wanted or needed in the first place. Our lives are filled with stress. One of the greatestsources of pressure is school. Where we are herded like cattle from room ...

(2 pages) 106 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Heart Attacks

s. Diet, genetics, obesity, and lack of exercise are all contributors to heart attacks. Smoking and stress are the most widespread causes however, affecting 2.5 million people every year. Therefore, s ... the most widespread causes however, affecting 2.5 million people every year. Therefore, smoking and stress are two major causes of heart attacks.Smoking causes heart attacks. The tobacco in cigarettes ...

(2 pages) 86 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ese are the words spoken by numerous athletes who have been captured using steroids. The continuous stress and pressure on athletes to perform well has caused some to breakdown and take steroids as an ...

(4 pages) 140 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Patrick Henry Describing in Literary terms about the speech given at the "The Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.

ective, interesting, and strong.Repetition is one of the stronger designs that Patrick uses to help stress the importance of taking on this battle now rather than waiting and being to late to defend w ... technique to emphasize the need, the urgency, and the importance of joining the war, Patrick Henry stresses "Our brethren are already in the field." Patrick approached the people with a statement abo ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

how Athene helped Odysseus

also. Athene helped her by comforting herso she would not go into a nervous break down over all her stress, the suitors andOdysseus returning or not. Athene gave Penelope hope of Odysseus returning. A ...

(2 pages) 76 2 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Gender, Coping Styles, and Family Alcoholism on Alcohol Consumption

ure today is alcohol. A common stereotype for the effects of alcohol is that as a drug it acts as a stress antagonist. This theory was introduced by Conger (1956) as the Tension Reduction Hypothesis ( ... s research will determine the correlation between total weekly consumption of alcohol and perceived stress, alcohol outcome expectancies, gender, coping styles, and family history of alcoholism among ...

(6 pages) 279 0 3.3 Dec/1996

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

Computer Ergonomics in the Workplace, deals with ergonomic design of a computer workstation and office

, the result will be extreme success.There exist many different things in the workplace that add to stress and injuries. They range from lifting heavy boxes to typing too much on the keyboard. This pa ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.3 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Guardians of the Inferno (Dante)

everything aboutthemselves when it is too late to repent. Minos is important because he is used to stressthat none of the sinners can doubt which sins they have committed, and that the crime willrece ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Divorce. A social critique of the issue concerning its legalities

ears. Over 40 percent of the marriages among young Americans will end in divorce. There is a lot of stress on all the people involved. The man has to deal with, usually, not seeing his children, being ... tions present two challenges to our ability to adjust. On one hand we must cope with the additional stress that enters our lives. Studies of divorced men and women, for example, provide a number of il ...

(6 pages) 172 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Existentialism in the early 19th Century. Speaks of writers and philosophers.

l existentialist writers can, however, be identified. The term itself suggests one major theme: the stress on concrete individual existence and, consequently, on subjectivity, individual freedom, and ... tions are to count as moral situations.SubjectivityAll existentialists have followed Kierkegaard in stressing the importance of passionate individual action in deciding questions of both morality and ...

(6 pages) 465 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Postmodernist Ideas. Speaks of Barthelme's"The School"

arthelme uses the notion death in his story, but I think the reason is that this is the best way to stress that every living thing is losing its importance. Hopeless pessimism interweaves with the ide ... ome certain that "The School" is a demonstration that pessimism drives postmodernists. As Barthelme stresses in the second to last paragraph, death is a close companion of life. The very adjacency of ...

(2 pages) 45 1 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison and contrast Within Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" and Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

eir stories 'The Lottery' and 'Young Goodman Brown.' Symbols are utilized as an enhancement tool to stress the theme of each story. Hawthorne uses names and objects to enhance the theme, and Jackson m ... story. Hawthorne uses names and objects to enhance the theme, and Jackson mainly utilizes names to stress the theme, although she does have one object as a symbol of great importance to the theme. Th ...

(3 pages) 242 1 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Defining Success. Rfers to Michael Korda's book

go for it. If they only have a small dream then itcould lead to laziness and they wouldn't want to stress out because of a small outcome onsuccess. Another thing is that if that person is from a rich ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

est and most feared "hate group" in the country. The men decided to make a club to help release the stress of the times. The men were all poor and could not afford to make gowns or costumes for the gr ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is human suffering? How does humanity understand/cope with human suffering? How do you reconcile suffering?

escape it. Humans are faced with hardships in life, and along with those hardships come emotional distress and pain. Humans attempt to understand the reasoning for suffering, the inflicting pain and s ... rror, anger, and fear" (Gomes 401). The wrath of anger, fiery, and pain one feels is an emotional distress one has for the lost of a loved one. The presence of sickness and death angers one to questio ...

(7 pages) 270 2 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy