Essays Tagged: "way of thinking"

Is there a macho man myth in todays society?

s any stereotype we must define the meaning of one.Stereotypes are a form of normative analysis, or way of thinking. They define "what should be," rather than "what actually is." Normative analysis do ... pertaining to the characteristics of a male, play an important role in why men are stereotyped the way they are. Even from childhood boys are bombarded with large doses of masculinity, but it isn't u ...

(5 pages) 249 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Comparing Hal and Henry's Models of Statescraft

best man is the one who lives a pure life and garners respect and honor from all men. To the King's way of thinking Hotspur is more fit to be a King than Prince Hal, a comparison the King makes severa ... ot Prince Henry. Later in Act III, scene ii King Henry tells the Prince that Hal reminds him of the way King Richard acted before Henry took the throne and that Hotspur reminds the King of himself. Th ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Blind Conformity - on essay written by Malcolm X

dment of outside opinions hamper our ability, as humans, to chooseand be comfortable with a certain way of living. Our way of living may consist of a look,a way of thinking, a religion, or any facet o ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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

The Uncontrollable Force. On positive thinking.

like to believe they can accomplish everything they want in life. In reality,it is just a positive way of thinking. It would be nice to believe that a person could doanything if he puts his mind to i ... n". The phliophy ofnaturalism has its merit and affect real people everyday. Naturalism affects the waypeople live and the lives they affect.One of the major factors of a persons life is his environen ...

(1 pages) 89 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - The Meetings between Montag and Clarisse

Clarisse.The meetings between Montag and Clarisse begins a series of events and changesin Montag's way of thinking and lifestyle. Clarisse remarks ' Are you happy? ' (10).Montag begins to realize tha ... e worked up to be and that he is not happy at all. In the end Montagdecides that he must change the way society is run once and for all. All of this is a resultof the meetings between Montag and Clarisse.

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describes marketing scheme of Nike and Michael Jordan

o-founder of Nike Bill Bowerman once said: "If you have a body, you are an athlete!" (NikeBiz) This way of thinking is how Nike conducts every aspect of their business. Every person is a potential ath ... t. One of the first individuals to endorse a Nike product was a man who exemplified their style and way of conducting business, Steve Prefontaine. Prefontaine was a household name in the late seventie ...

(10 pages) 691 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

A deep look into Nixon's early life and political position.

onNixon had a difficult early life with many trials and hardships, which affected his character and way of thinking about the world and himself. The premature death of two of his brothers caused him d ... ccess in the courts to keep the tapes from the prosecutors. Nixon's reputation was damaged in other ways. The tapes revealed that he wanted to get revenge on a number of "enemies." More recently (last ...

(8 pages) 139 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Properly Acknowledged

is place in the history of American Literature . He lived in a time when romanticism was becoming a way of thinking and beginning to bloom in America, the time period known as The Romantic Age. Romant ... ackground on his life is essential. Can you imagine living a life with all your loved ones passing away one by one? A persons life could collapse into severe depression, lose hope, and lose meaning. H ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.7 Apr/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath

is a college student and is in the honors courses. The whole trip to New York had messed up Esters way of thinking. For example before she went to New York she had planed to finish college and become ... hen the time came she just couldn't do it. So she began to preoccupied herself by thinking of other ways of death. She couldn't sleep or read this bothered her because she loved to read. Finally she w ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

professional marketing

about Marketing, we must define Marketing. Marketing is the exchange of goods or services. It is a way of thinking, making people happy by meeting their needs and wants.For businesses to succeed, we ... he results of the marketing analysis, including the positioning statement. There are many different ways to advertise a new product, For example business can advertise on TV, radio or in newspapers. W ...

(3 pages) 241 1 4.1 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Review of "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"

ng about none other than the nineteen sixties. Hippies, Hell's Angels, psychoactive drugs and a new way of thinking for a new kind of culture. This is a very in depth account of the underground drug c ... m Wolf is very successful in capturing the true essence and nature of this abstract crowd in such a way as to leave the reader with a vivid, graphic representation of the whole scene imprinted on the ...

(17 pages) 117 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

about the changes in the media

technology mass media in society has been influenced and shaped by it. This has influence in such a way that our daily day life are some how affected by this merging of mass media and technology. This ... ging of mass media and technology. This influence that it exerts has shaped American values and the way in which we view them. Neil Postman, Newcomb and Hirsch wrote two essays, which agree and oppose ...

(6 pages) 168 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


knowing one's roots and not botheringwith other people's history. This is a very narrow-minded way of thinking whichleads to stereotypes and judgements that people make. Particularism causes ...

(3 pages) 136 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Conflict between liberals of 1920's and the old guard

ws were not well-taken by the greater part of the population who had become accustomed to a certain way of thinking were not willing to budge, thus keeping the radicals silent. Individualism was also ... he 1920's.Sinclair Lewis was one such author who used his writing to condemn the stale and outdated ways of thinking that were so widely popular in our nation during the 1920's. In addition to exposin ...

(3 pages) 47 0 2.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Uncle Tom's Revolutionaries", A look at Richard Wright's "Uncle Tom's Children" and the author's Communist agenda.

hrough Communism. Wright systematically plays on southern blacks' concerns and religious values to sway them to communism. He uses clever methods to attempt to change such a large and varied group's w ... and integrity, and he would rather die with it than give into white men and eventually die alone anyway. Silas stands with his cause no matter what the cost - the ideal revolutionary.In "Fire And Clou ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charles Darwin's impact upon our world.

evolution and natural selection. In a larger sense he opened people's horizons and stimulated a new way of thinking without the compulsion to integrate beliefs into their observations of the natural w ... holes, yet instead of exploring the inconsistencies scientists accepted them. Darwin provided a new way of thinking when he rationally compared different observations of the natural world to create a ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Free Will: are we free or is our life pre-determined?

me past, fixed condition. Because of this, a fatalist can be considered a type of determinist. This way of thinking poses a threat on what we call free will. If our actions are bound to past condition ... eas of determinism and have a difficult time believing that they have control over future events by way of choosing theirSardis 2volitions. But is determinism 'the way of the cosmos'? If so, what make ...

(6 pages) 351 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Piaget's Cognitive Development Theory Wafa Nurdin

Do children perceive, think, and understand the world the way adults do? Jean Piaget asked himself the same question while working at Alfred Binet's laborator ... children of the same age tended to give the same wrong answers suggesting that they shared a common way of thinking. He interviewed and observed numerous children over several years and concluded that ... use the North American society has implemented the expectations of children and has programmed the "way of life," so that Piaget's stages are actually the guidance. For example, a child is expected to ...

(4 pages) 289 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A short essay about Rene Descartes written for my College Algebra class

bject satisfactory in hiseyes was the study of mathematics. This idea became the foundation for his way ofthinking. He believed that all science could be unified by the application of reason inmathema ... endicular axes that cross at a point called the origin.Positions are determined by their placement away from the origin."Cartesian three-space, also called xyz-space, has a third axis, oriented at rig ...

(3 pages) 190 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Boy Inside: Lord of the flies An Essay I wrote in 10th gr, 2 yrs ago.. Useful for those in lower grades (10 and lower)

the uninhabited island, Ralph consciously decides that they would have to live civilly. His logical way of thinking provides the boys with a gateway to practice the lessons they learnt back home. Ralp ... ure human personality. Regardless of what technology is used and what discovery is made, man will always strive to evolve into a higher being, but the boy inside will always live; waiting to come out ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers