Essays Tagged: "Webster"


remember and the total store of mentally retained impressions and knowledge also formulate memory. (Webster, 1992)"We all possess inside our heads a system for declassifying, storing and retrieving in ...

(6 pages) 657 3 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Epic Works - comparison of The Odyssey, The Divine Comedy, and Paradise Lost.

1997Epic WorksEpics by definition are long narrative poems, that are grand in both theme and style (Webster 417). They usually involve actions of great glory and are typically centered around historic ... s come, we still have a long way to go in our journey be it spiritual or earthly.Works Cited'Epic.' Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. 1983 ed.Homer. 'The Odyssey.' Norton Anthology of World M ...

(4 pages) 175 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Representations of Masculinity and Femininity in Miguel Street, the character in the book by V.S. Naipaul

ies regarded as characteristic of women and girls, as gentleness,weakness, delicacy, modesty, etc' (Webster). The charcters in Miguel Street have beeningrained with the pre- conceived notions of the r ...

(8 pages) 129 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


As defined in Webster's New World Dictionary, Third Edition, telecommuting is 'an electronic mode of doing work ou ... odgett, Mindy. 'Telecommuting pilot test proves space-saving plan.' Computerworld 30.46(1996) 81-82.Webster's New World Dictionary of American English, Third College Edition. Victoria Neureldt, Ed. 19 ...

(4 pages) 184 0 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"I Do" or "Please Don't". Same-sex marriage debate.

o love each other to prove their commitments to one another for the future? Yes, but there is more. Webster's Dictionary defines marriage as: 'a) the state of being joined together as ...

(5 pages) 376 3 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

A Civil Rebuttal (not revolt)

ther than observational means.Through this most specific definition given to us respectively by Sir Webster's dictionary, I choose in my best interest to refrain to you just what the meaning of philos ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


, but I believe that we are better off without those. Please let me explain in the following report.Webster's dictionary defines abortion as "the expulsion of a nonviable fetus." Abortion might possib ...

(5 pages) 152 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Sex and Violence in the Electronic Media

outcry against the electronic media. To better understand censorship, the term must be defined. In Webster's New World Dictionary, censorship is defined 'as the act of removing or prohibiting anythin ...

(11 pages) 313 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

All Quiet on the Western FrontAccording to the Webster's New World College Dictionary, alienation is 1. Separation, aversion, aberration. 2. Estran ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Conflict Management. The military has no single approach to conflict management.

Conflict ManagementWebster's defines conflict as: To come into collision; be in mutual opposition (274). If you wanted ... here can be adjusted according to situational awareness.Works CitedSmith, S. Stephenson, et al, ed. Webster Comprehensive Dictionary International Edition. Chicago: Ferguson, 1987.

(3 pages) 323 1 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


son can express his or her thought processes through hand gestures, writing and verbalization. The "Webster's Dictionary" defines it as "expression of one's own personality or emotion." Sometimes, peo ... e would beyes. When people express an idea or a thought to someone else, they move theirhands. The "Webster's Dictionary" defines gestures as "a motion of the body made to express thoughts or to empha ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


DepressionDepression, it is defined by Webster's Unabridged Edition Dictionary as: in psychology, an emotional condition, either normal or ... get help, the two major ways are Psychoanalysis and Psychopharmacology.Psychoanalysis is defined by Webster's Unabridged Edition Dictionary as: a method developed by Freud and others, of treating neur ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Three Great Compromises that lead to the establishment of the U.S.

merica was founded on the basis ofcompromise, but what does compromise really mean? According tothe Webster's New World Dictionary compromise means 'an adjustmentof opposing principles'. Political sys ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Conscience in "A Man for All Seasons," by Robert Bolt

Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary defines conscience as 'the sense or consciousness of the ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Euthansia Addressing the pros and cons of the issue of ethunasia in the United States. Should the practice be out lawed?

so.The word euthanasia was derived from the Greek words eu means "good" and thanatos means "death". Webster's dictionary defines the word as 'the intentional termination of life by another at the expl ...

(6 pages) 309 3 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Secrets. We Have Them, We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them? Refers to "The scarlet letter" by Hawthorne

Secrets. We Have Them, We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them?Deception is defined by Webster's Dictionary as the art of misrepresentation. Throughout the history of mankind, the use of ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Positive Arguments for Euthanasia: Touching on ethical views and the views of terminally ill patients

as the intentional termination of life by another at the explicit request of the person who dies. (Webster's dictionary) The purpose of this essay is to fortify the positive role of euthanasia by exp ...

(2 pages) 155 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Equity, Define equity and how we are effected by it every day

tice applied in circumstances covered by law yet influenced by principles of ethics and fairness." (Webster's) This is true, yet society can come up with a different definition, which is "Something th ... ty can come up with a different definition, which is "Something that is just, impartial, and fair."(Webster's) With these two definitions, we create one formal definition, which is "The state, quality ...

(8 pages) 137 1 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Evil from a theologian's point of view

By textbook definition, evil is 'What is morally wrong, what hinders the realization of good' (Webster). If that is evil, then what is good? It's 'what is morally excellent, virtuous, well behave ... hat is evil, then what is good? It's 'what is morally excellent, virtuous, well behaved, dutiful.' (Webster) Philosophers have argued over what evil is and why it exists for thousands of years. They h ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Jilting of Granny Weather all" Her strengths and weaknesses.

Webster's dictionary described the word 'jilt' as the act of breaking with a lover who does notwant ...

(2 pages) 213 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing