Essays Tagged: "traumatic experiences"

This essay seeks to compare and contrast the approaches taken by Keith B. Richburg and Karl Maier in discussing Africa.The title is "Woes of Africa"

in discussing Africa.Richburg's confrontation of Africa in his book, Out of America, discusses his traumatic experiences in Africa. His approach reveals to the reader that the present-day Africa is j ...

(14 pages) 110 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Book review of "Catcher in the Rye" by Holden.

tutional life and the world in general. His recent expulsion from Pencey Prep and a series of other traumatic experiences lead him to an inevitable emotional breakdown. The Catcher in the Rye is a loo ...

(3 pages) 95 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Give a critical appreciation of Part One of Wide Sargasso Sea. General analysis of Part one.

ours. She deals with poverty, racism, and alienation, but from a white Creole perspective. Her own traumatic experiences are what sets her apart from the rest of society, while at the same time, trap ... imminent.The first part of the novel, then, can be seen as Antoinette's last moments of sanity. Her traumatic childhood we know, must resurface at some point and may, like her own mother, send her spi ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

This essay is a brief overview of the novel Ellen Foster, by author Kaye Gibbons. It explains how the main character, Ellen, matured because of her experiences.

her peers. Throughout the course of Ellen's life, growing up is a recurring theme portrayed by the traumatic experiences she withstands and the hardships she faces. Ellen undergoes a major life chang ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Camus - "The Stranger"

he entire book because he is detached from so many things. This detachment causes him to go through traumatic experiences, leading up to the end of the novel, where he comes to realize what kind of li ...

(2 pages) 58 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


experiences differ they all share the painful loss of their mother.Many of the characters have had traumatic experiences of being separated from their biological family and their community. The separ ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Entrepreurship - Hung Fook Tong, A Hong Kong based Chinese Herbal drink company

003, the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong had cruelly taken away the lives of 300 people and left us with traumatic experiences. After such a painful lesson, people have realised the vulnerability of life a ...

(16 pages) 79 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Book title: "Winter's Blood" by James Welch - The Shaping of the Narrator

ast in which his only two pillars of happiness, his brother Mose and father First Raise died. These traumatic experiences left the Narrator utterly apathetic with the world and himself. His life then ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" by SE Hinton

hrough the eyes of the main character, Ponyboy who is also the narratorPonyboy had many painful and traumatic experiences, including witnessing 3 of his friends being killed, 2 of them were his close ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gene and Finny's Loss of Innocence In "A Separate Peace" By John Knowles

In "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles, it is evident that Finny and Leper undergo the most traumatic experiences from the Class of 1943. Through these experiences, both characters lose much o ...

(4 pages) 9683 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leper Lepellier

itical Analysis of Leper Lepellier In a time of war, people can experience a variety of posttraumatic stress disorders. Personality disorders and personality changes are among the most common. ... A Separate Peace, the, minor character Leper, experiences a dramatic personality change, due to his traumatic experiences during World War II. A Separate Peace is broken up into three separate ...

(5 pages) 3753 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Disclosure Of Traumas

therefore improve their own health. In his study Pennebaker asked people to write about their most traumatic experiences to see how expressing their feelings will effect their health. Indeed m ... -hemagglutinin (PHA) and concanavalin A (ConA). He predicted that individuals who wrote about their traumatic experience would demonstrate higher response to PHA and ConA relative to control subjects. ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Psychoanalysis Of The Turn Of The Screw

as a result of haunting ghosts or mental unbalance. This unreleased passion is responsible for the traumatic experiences that lead to the sickness and death of two children that were under the care o ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Seperate Peace Character Analsys

, we can begin to examine later events in terms of these two places. We later know that Gene's most traumatic experiences occurred in these places. With this information in hand, we are then prepared ...

(5 pages) 778 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Catcher In The Rye (Chapman/Lennon Essay)

did not have a very good beginning in life. His mother was very protective and abusive towards him. Traumatic experiences like this one can often set a person up for disaster later on in life; obvious ... n's head to this day. He could have just been born like that to start with, and all of his previous traumatic experiences might have not really had a profound effect on him as a sane individual, but e ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Effects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

changes. In today?s fast paced world, there are many things that can cause stress. One situation is traumatic experiences.Traumatic experiences include being physically attacked, being in a serious ac ... bat, being sexually assaulted, and being in a fire or a disaster like hurricane or a tornado. These traumatic experiences can cause an extreme illness called Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

George Rodger

lic knowledge and were highly influential in showing the reality of the death camps. Scarred by the traumatic experiences he encountered during the war, he decided that he no longer wished to photogra ...

(1 pages) 1475 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Theories of Motivation in the Workplace: Meg Whitman

come a horrible childhood or face a life threatening disease, there were no devastating setbacks or traumatic experiences that shaped her life. Instead, she has led a very impressive life marked by on ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication