Essays Tagged: "Teenager"

The Feminine Mystique

of womenand how each woman has to fit a certain role as a little girl, an uneducated and unemployedteenager, and finally as a wife and mother who is to happily clean the kitchen and cook things allda ...

(5 pages) 166 0 3.5 Oct/1996

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

Drug Abuse Among American Teens

This is a great essay explaining why teenagers get involved in drugs using some sociology terms -Drug Abuse Among American TeenagersDrug ... erms -Drug Abuse Among American TeenagersDrug abuse in America is a major problem. Especially among teenagers. Drugs have hurt the lives of nearly 40 percent of all teenagers in America. Either with h ... lth problems, DWIs, highway crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that ar ...

(6 pages) 501 1 4.7 Nov/1996

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

Ford Mustang

new performance cars were the Corvette and the Thunderbird, but these cars were to expensive for a teenager to afford. Other sportier cars were foreign. Like the MG or the Austin Martin, but these ca ...

(15 pages) 136 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"They did it to Themselves". Romeo and Juliet

. He know that the party is hosted by the Capulets, and yet he still chooses to attend anyway. As a teenager, he loves to party and is sure that there will be pretty girls there in which to flirt with ... ue and fated, but they were just children! One can remember the intensity that love brought while a teenager. The feelings of immortality and tragedy are so intense when love is a new experience to re ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Elsa Kumachuck in the Gabrielle Roy book Windflower

on that lead her to make the decisions that she does.Elsa Kumachuck was at one time just a carefree teenager, going to the theater to watch movies, laughing with her friends, and discussing sex. Her w ...

(2 pages) 51 2 2.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

I, Too, Am America

ng together. According to statistics, in all probability, I have a higher chancethan any other race teenager of not graduating from high school. By stereotype, all I do iseat fried chicken, sell drugs ... mentality. I will be one of thosepeople to meet the adversary with full force of mind.I am a black teenager who plays soccer and tennis. Sometimes I am ridiculed forplaying these sports by other blac ...

(2 pages) 92 2 4.8 Feb/1997

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

Gang Violence

school and do not try. A study shows that less than 1% of gang bangers is literate1. Gangs destroy teenager lives and destroy their chances for a good education and happy life. Gangs are now a haven ... lives and destroy their chances for a good education and happy life. Gangs are now a haven for rats.Teenagers are joining gangs every day. They join gangs for many reasons. A former gang member known ...

(4 pages) 277 1 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"

black hair,in a convertible jalopy painted gold"(581). She lets the reader know that Arnold is not ateenager when Connie begins to notice the features such as the painted eyelashes, hisshaggy hair whi ... hair which looked like a wig, and his stuffed boots; these features led her to believehe was not a teenager, but in fact, much older. Oates does make Arnold out to be apsychopathic stalker, but never ...

(2 pages) 357 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

heard the quote many a time, but did I ever listen? Of course not, "That won't happen to me", every teenager's motto. From reading the story Black Boy by Richard Wright, I learned that history does re ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Being Young

nethrough this difficult period in life the same way. Whichpossibilities and living conditions have teenagers nowadays?Some people think that you leave childhood when youbecome a teenager, and that yo ... tting more violent as the movies today contain a lot ofviolence. There are exceptions, though. Many teenagers aremembers of athletic assosiations, and this is a solidcounterweight against bad televisi ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.2 Oct/1997

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

Teenage Years

the truth aboutadolescence. Their minds 'censor' their memories; and have them believe that being a teenager was was one big party, free ofcares and responsibilities. Well let me say this, you couldn' ... emember those problems because they want to forget them.The truth of the matter is, is that being a teenager is hard, right from the beginning, and it doesn't get any easier. We are sucheasy prey for ...

(2 pages) 106 0 5.0 Nov/1996

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

Curfews, and other Limits

eed every rule stated, or theymight test your patients. Parents should remember that they know heir teenager best, and they need to setrules according to their own teen.Drugs and other illegal things ... nd other illegal things are often a problem with certain teens, but some teens will never trydrugs. Teenagers will turn to drugs for answers to problems. To avoid having problems with your teen,spend ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jan/1996

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

Conventions of Psychoanalysis in "Where are you going, Where have you been" by Joyce Carol Oates

his budding adolescent fifteen year old. Most adults(especially parents) know what it means to be a teenager, so it seems odd that Connie's father does not take more interest in her Friday night going ... graph Oates tells of how Connie's mother is constantly scolding her for very typical behaviors of a teenager...primping, self-admiration, using hair spray and make-up, etc. These scoldings originate f ...

(3 pages) 191 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is analysis paper on Ernest Hemmingways,"A Clean Well Lighted Place.

d. As time goes on and age increases we tend to lose more and more of that beauty. When we become a teenager we are labeled, "rebellious". We have this understanding that we are invincible. Every gene ...

(5 pages) 115 0 2.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Does Microsoft Have Too Much Power?

nitially, there is nothing. Then, there is Bill Gates the founder of Microsoft. Once a young, eager teenager running a small business of other teenagers, now the richest man in the world controlling a ...

(4 pages) 160 2 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Appearence Vs. Reality of modern music affect on Teenagers

In today's society the teenager has had more rights than ever before, along with these rights comes responsibility, indepen ... responsibility, independence and good judgement. All of those mentioned have been destroyed in many teenagers lives by these 'Rock Stars'. The modern teenager is exposed to many different things that ... teens outlet to expression, rebellion and popularity all of which are very important to the average teenager, but often in cases the teen who is trying to conform becomes subject to the 'Rock Star's' ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/1996

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

The Catcher and The Rye"

n Pennsylvania over a duration of four days. This novel tells the story of an emotionally disturbed teenager who has been kicked out of a boarding school. The story is told from the point of view of a ... efore the flashback.Holden was a very true-to-life character. Holden's problems are similar to many teenagers of today. A lot of teenagers do not know what they want in life just like Holden. Holden h ...

(3 pages) 79 1 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Quest for Love. About Holden Caulfield's starving to allocate his love in "Catcher in the Rye" by Salinger

childhood, and many other ideas that apply to the ideas of adolescence and the life of the average teenager growing up. Many of his themes occur in a short period of time in a child's life that affec ...

(9 pages) 247 3 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Students Should Not Be Forced to Do Community Service" This essay explains the negative effects of forcing students to fulfill a community service requirement in high school.

ld lessen the quality of service, and add more pressure to the already hectic life of a high school teenager. Students should not be commanded to do 75 hours of community service!To begin, requiring 7 ... homework, midterms, finals, and projects are also a cause of stress. This is also a health problem. Teenagers are supposed to get about 9 1/2 hours of sleep a night. Well, if they have to come home fr ...

(2 pages) 270 2 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Adults Are Always Right?"

to school, don't you have school today? When I was a kid . . .'Welcome to the lives of almost every teenager in North America. To most parents, when the above words are spoken, they expect to see thei ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/1995

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