Essays Tagged: "young girls"

The Witchcraft Hysteria in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

al. This was themain idea of a play entitled, The Crucible by Arthur Miller. In this play agroup of young girls act up and are then accused of being witches. Thesegirls then blame other people in orde ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Women in 1950's Hollywood Films-- the Hayse code and the changing roles of women.

h a woman was accessible to anyone who could go to a movie theatre. In the U.S. this meant that the young girls of the baby boom generation, or the archetypal frustrated house wives of the fifties cou ... ovie produced by an independent production company in the fifties. The movie traces the course of a young couple's marriage, to it's near disintegration in divorce court. Prior to this time divorce wa ...

(5 pages) 233 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Role Model: The Britney SPears Controversy

ave little in common with the last. Three of them are extremely respected women, candidates for any young girls role model. However, if you walk into any adolescent girls' room, you will most likely n ... ars, the racy pop icon, prevails over many well-respected females as one of the top role models for young girls (Labi 2). They idolize Spears, mimicking everything from her dress to her attitude conve ...

(5 pages) 234 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Terrorism in America

rism has been a constant threat. One of the earliest terrorist acts was committed in 1963 when four young girls were crushed after a bomb demolished a Baptist Church in Birmingham (Greene 1). Terroris ...

(4 pages) 401 0 3.3 Nov/1996

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

William Blake. Discusses his poems from Songs of Innocence: 'The Little Girl Lost,' 'The Little Girl Found' and 'The Chimney Sweeper.' The other poems, from The Songs of Experience: 'The Chimney Sw

e, foretelling of a serious situation. William Blake then goes on in the poem to tell about how the young girls parents react to the new knowledge that their daughter is missing. The parents are fearf ... ause they know the dangers of the jungle their daughter is lost in. The parents, caretakers, of the young girl can not conceive the possibility that the jungle may have a soft and caring side.We then ...

(8 pages) 205 0 2.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Evil of Fear in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

strict Puritan community of Salem is bombarded with the hysteria of witchcraft. It starts when five young girls of Salem are caught dancing in the forest. Instead as mere children playing, this behavi ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Gender Bias in Math and Engineering, What is being done?

As a woman, mother, and, future teacher, I am worried about the future of young girls. Female students consistantly score lower then boys on standardized tests and take fewer ... his time as well. In the majority of mathematics courses, these are required attributes to succeed. Young girls who excel in math during this time are likely to not choose advanced math courses becaus ... She won't fit in, thus, lowering her self-esteem further.In is during the middle-school years that young girls make their first career moves, and they don;t even realize that they have. They decide t ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Salem Witch trials

, and punishment was severe. The first recorded incidents of Witchcraft originated in the mind of a young girls who would supposedly use crystal balls to try and predict their future. These young girl ... a means of repressing these beliefs since they punished anyone who was believed to be a witch.When young adolescent girls rebelled against the harsh restrictions placed upon them by society, society ...

(11 pages) 220 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Family Law Essay about marrage and devorce and the problems that my occur.

Marriage is something which affects us all at some point in our lives. Most young girls dream of growing up and getting married and already have their whole wedding planned by ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Man's Inhumanity to Man," Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

A black man is whipped and beaten. Three young girls lose their father and all their money is stolen from them. Two families constantly feud ... d king treat many people in the novel inhumanely. The duke and king impersonate the uncles of three young girls. Their goal is to steal the inheritance money that the girls' late father had left to th ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The concept of the veil in islamic countries and how it may be discriminated in some other forgein countries

ab from the 1980s onwards has become a fashionable and recognizable symbol of Muslim identity among young girls. It must be emphasized that it is not worn out of fear or pressure from the home" (161). ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

This Is an Essay about women's Gender roles in the 1920s, specifically the issues surrounding the youth and women in the workplace.

to fill the jobs of the absentee soldiers, as well as the "Revolution in manners and morals" where young girls acted more glamorous, flamboyant, and "independent". But the truth of the matter is that ... intention of supporting any of their decisions to continue working after the soldiers returned. The young women that would go out at night with men and drink and smoke, dubbed "flappers", were acting ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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

"Bridget Jones's Diary"

e replicas of Barbie dolls just to be able to achieve anything in life. This is what causes so many young girls to have self-esteem issues that, later on in life, build up to greater problems. Both Br ... age-hardened, sagging flesh," which makes her contemplate on having a face-lift to make her appear younger and more appealing towards men, but since it's too costly she opts for "spending [even] more ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Women and the media

Young Women And The MediaEvery where we look today we are bombarded by the media, At home or at scho ... orders mainly affect girls in their teen and twenties, but there have been some cases with girls as young as six with this problem. This is a disturbing statistic, even girls as young as six are affec ... our societies definition of beauty.Society and the media know full well of the effect they have on young impressionable minds. They seem to know exactly how to market it and feed of their insecuritie ...

(2 pages) 154 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Media Watchers & Women's Representation of the Body

s society woman are perceived as stereotypical models, which consequently have a negative affect on young girls who emulate women based on fantasy and unrealistic standards. As media continues to show ... ulate women based on fantasy and unrealistic standards. As media continues to show negative images, young girls will continue to face challenges physically, mentally and socially.Media Watch groups ar ...

(8 pages) 392 0 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"Charlotte Temple" by Susanna Rowson

In Charlotte Temple, Susanna Rowson embarked on a mission to teach a lesson to young girls living in an era long ago forgotten. A lesson about love, propriety, and how easily a gi ... the proper basis for a relationship. At the end of chapter six, Rowson cautioned her audience, the young ladies she specifically wrote to, telling them "listen not to the voice of love, unless sancti ... all of which served only to plant deeper into her heart her wrongdoings.Susanna Rowson also warned young ladies that appearances could be deceiving, both in companions and friends, and also in love i ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Sula" by Toni Morrison.

Two Become OneIn the book Sula by Toni Morrison, we explore the friendship of two young girls in the small town of Bottom. However, it is not their friendship that is so compelling b ...

(5 pages) 125 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates.

us. In addition, the world is filled with rapists and murderers. These rapists often strive to lead young girls on the path of rebellion and temptation, the dark side of sexuality. The sexual theme is ... arles Schmid, are clearly evident in the story, as well as references to the effect of music on the younger generation. Connie, the main character and protagonist in the story, was a fifteen-year-old ...

(9 pages) 398 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Carpe diem.

rm the old, bland, romantic poetry, to poetry of Robert Herrick, Marlowe and Marvell, which entices young girls to do things like move to the countryside and live life like there is no tomorrow. Most ... ife like there is no tomorrow. Most of all the poets were using the theme of Carpe diem to persuade young girls to forget they traditional morals and sleep with them before they get to old to have fun ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Beauty of Women in our Society.

wed in magazines; therefore, magazines for female teens are a highly influential source of media on young girls and their perception of beauty. These magazines contain a lot of advertisements which ca ... ar. True. Friendly. Be everything you are. Glossy. Colorful. Flavorful. Beautiful. Be a girl." When young girls that haven't experienced these things on their own look at these advertisements and see ...

(3 pages) 122 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays