Essays Tagged: "Young Men"

Can Geneics Cause Crime - Are genetic factors more likely to make one person violent?

llivan," more than 26,000 Americans were murdered,and six million violent crimes were committedwith young men and minorities falling victimmost frequently".Sullivan also reported that about one in eve ... red to whitewomen which only 1 in 496 were killed due to violent crimes.This is not surprising that young males commit most of theserious crimes. According to an article in ScientificAmerican, only 12 ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


g to Renault, Socrates taught children free of charge. He often walked and talked with children and young men in the market. They discussed, or more accurately argued in a calm manner, various issues ... that they may guide themselves and be free of petty problems. This guidance and advice caused these young men to re-think their attitudes. Indeed Alexias, Xenophon, and especially Plato were all chang ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ellison's Battle Royal

rture. Ellison shows us a picture of the human mind, in seeing something to lustafter then watching young men being beaten nearly to death as a form of entertainment.He does this to show us a view of ...

(4 pages) 244 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Beatles

les. Their music was said to have drivenFebruary 20, 1997William StrangMusic 6Concert Paper #3 that younger generationmad. Perhaps it was because they were one of the first bands everplay real rock an ... it was just because they were foreigners in the world of music,yet seemed to fit right in with the young people. Whatever reason was, theBeatles were a band that shaped a generation and ones soon to ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Progressive Era

ays. These groups of people wanted desperately to fix urban problems. With this mind set, the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) was founded. This association opened libraries, sponsored classes ...

(3 pages) 258 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"All Quiet on a Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque

hidden face that most people do not see until it is too late. In the novel, he describes a group of young men who at first think war is glorious. But as the war drags on, the group discovers how war i ... ere was only one person left.All Quiet on the Western Front takes place in Germany where a group of young boys are first encouraged to join the military. Thinking that it would be a great adventure, t ...

(4 pages) 137 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Horrors Of War

. If you were a soldier your outlook on war may be a little different. The physical ailments of the young men are terrible. Some even consider it lucky if you die. For example, Remarque made it very c ... he could not even think or see straight. In the real world people would leave their homes cheerful young men and return tattered worn cripples. Men would return with missing appendages. Some would re ...

(4 pages) 69 1 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Bungee jumping

ual practiced by the "land divers" of Pentecost island in the South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. Young men proved their courage by plummeting off giant towers. Every spring villagers there collect ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Domestic Violence

ongoing partner abuse, 1 in 4 pregnant women have a history of partner violence, and 63 percent of young men between the ages of 11 and 20 are in jail for murdering their mothers abuser. Also domesti ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A review of "A rose for Emily" by Faulkner

ter of a dominating father. This father being proud of the Crierson name, undoubtly thinks that any young man no matter who he is, is unworthy of his daughter. These selfish beliefs and views are succ ... , is unworthy of his daughter. These selfish beliefs and views are successful in getting rid of any young men that did try. This in turn confines Emily into the beliefs of the past and relying only on ...

(8 pages) 358 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Questions #27, 29: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Ask me to e-mail original if you like the essay, as most mistakes in it are caused by the website).

ouse look to behold this nightEarth-treading stars that make dark heaven light.Such comfort as do y young men feelWhen well-apparell?d April on the heelOf limping winter treads, even such delightAmong ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Generation of Acceptance This essay describes the generation of individuals born in the 1980's and how social acceptance of homosexuality among youth has increased.

may be defined as one in which there has been a major increase in the acceptance of homosexuality. Young men and woman are coming out of the closet about their homosexuality to a much more accepting ... ra states, " 'Warning: this site contains examples of extreme prejudice which may be unsuitable for younger visitors.'" This statement, among many other steps taken by individuals in my generation in ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Conscription. A perrsuasive speech designed to explain the dangers in draft sign up. Includes several presidential quotes.

Conscription1980: Jimmy Carter begins registering young men 18 years of age for a possible draft. The cold War is raging; NATO confronts a numerically ... upreme, both Economically and militaristically.The United States Government should stop registering young men for a possible draft.In the late 1970's the carter administration contended that registrat ...

(1 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2003

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

Teenage depression: recognizes the connection between teenage dression and adolescent problems today such as suicide, eating disorders, and pregnacies

nto adolescence and early adulthood can leave lasting scars on the lives of an entire generation of young men and women. I see teenage depression as being life-changing, even life-threatening.Teenager ... th them in a self-destructive way. Our contemporary society has changed the perception of teenagers Young people are faced with stresses among their school, family, and friends such as fears of reject ...

(2 pages) 204 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The pyschological results of war, using "Catch-22 by" Joseph Heller, and "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane as examples from literature.

ombat, battles on fields of grass, the streets of a city, or desert sand. For countless generations young men and now young women have taken to arms and put their lives on the line for the problems of ... ombardier on a United States B-24 on a fictional island south of Italy in World War II. Henry was a young infantry soldier from New York State, in the Civil War. Henry was under tremendous pressure; h ...

(8 pages) 62 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

'All Quiet on the Western Front', by Erich Maria Remarque explores a number of issues related to the horrors of war. Which issue is most significant to you?

oken down into the themes of lost innocence, ageing and lost generation. Through Remarque's use of young men from different backgrounds, brought together in a war situation and slowly molded into the ... same type of despairing soldier, the reader can see the terrible effect of the war on all of their young lives. This method, combined with horrifying imagery, evokes feelings of sympathy in the reade ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Poets of the first and second world war.

t least for the cultural shock inflicted on the whole of our society. Each of them took millions of young men and women away from their families and friends at the most sensitive stage of their lives. ... der strict discipline with total strangers in closed communities. It sent them abroad to kill other young men and women hundreds and thousands of miles away in cities, fields and mountains, in deserts ...

(18 pages) 198 0 4.1 Mar/2003

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

Hippies, a generation never forgotten

le. They were perceived as being dirty, drugged, and disrespectful to elders and society. While the young men were styling long hair and beards, men and women were dressing in outlandish fashions and ... part in many peace protests, which opposed the ongoing and escalating war in Vietnam. Thousands of young men were being drafted against their will. Seeing the war as unjust and fearful of being draft ...

(3 pages) 118 3 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

catcher in the rye book notes

he mentions an ad his school runsin "about a thousand magazines" claiming that they turn boys into youngmen. We won't know his first name until his visit to a teacher at the end ofthe chapter, and we ... nguage also tells us that he doesn't want to be thought of as one ofthose "splendid, clear-thinking young men" his school claims to mold. Sure,he's read Dickens' novel David Copperfield, and you'll so ...

(57 pages) 227 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


BodybuildingThousands of young men and women who wanted to gain muscular mass during the 1940's, created the sport of bodybui ... ng card to compete with the people who are using boosters. Derik said he started training at a very young age because he was the smallest of his friends. His first real competition was at the age of s ...

(2 pages) 50 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports