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James Munster
James Munster
James Munster English 1301 Instructor Miller Television The television set has been one of those keystone technologies that has played a major role in shaping modern society. While there are many other technologies that have done the same thing, such as personal computers or the internet, television has been around the longest, and therefore, had more of a chance to be an influence. As such, many issues have emerged to cause debate related to television viewing. The common thread among these iss
Homosexuals: A Suspect Class?
Homosexuals: A Suspect Class?
Homosexuals: A Suspect Class? Homosexuals: A Suspect Class? The struggle for minority protection by lesbians and gay men has moved to the center of American life at the outset of the 1990's. It is almost certain that lesbian and gay issues will be a more eminent aspect of the public consciousness and American political scene in the coming decade than in any other time in American history. Policy changes early in Bill Clinton's administration created a heated debate over the military presence of
SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL business letter
SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL business letter
SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL business letter How to write a successful business letter. Letter-writing is an essential part of business. On the other hand, going to be a graduate of English, I intend to use my English in business. I, therefore, tried to learn to write business letter. Firstly, I found it so easy. One day, i read an article saying that the U.S. Post Office handles 300 million pieces of mail every day but a two percent response rate is exceptionally high and a manufacturer mailing 1,
Sadomasochism
Sadomasochism
sadomasochism Potential in the Perfect Balance of Fantasy and Reality In her 1998 Seattle Weekly article, You Get Me Closer to God, Lauren Goodlad discusses the medias exploitation of sadomasochism and societys inability to accept it as the norm. She believes that in such a sexually divided and competitive culture, sadomasochism is inevitable, and would not be so perverse if men and women learned to communicate. Goodlad claims that with the increase gaps between genders, everyone is expected
A Dolls House3
A Dolls House3
A Dolls House3 In Henrik Ibsens play A Dolls House, the personality of the protagonist Nora Helmer is developed and revealed through her interactions and conversations with the other characters in the play, including Mrs. Linde, Nils Krogstad, Dr. Rank and Ann-Marie. Ibsen also uses certain dramatic and literary techniques and styles, such as irony, juxtaposition and parallelism to further reveal interesting aspects of Noras personality. Mrs. Linde provides and interesting juxtaposition to No
Hiding Behind a Computer
Hiding Behind a Computer
Hiding Behind a Computer Hiding behind a Computer Are computers and the Internet redefining human identity as people explore the boundaries of their personalities, adopt multiple selves, and form online relationships that can be more intense than real ones? Is the World Wide Web redefining our sense of community and where we find our peers? The answer is simple. An individual should not use a false identity to produce a life on the Internet. They should also avoid using an online life to influen
Same Sex Marriages
Same Sex Marriages
Same Sex Marriages Imagine you have fallen in love with the person of your dreams, and the two of you have discussed it and have decided to get married. Now imagine that the person you wish to marry is of a different race. It wouldn't be a big deal, right? Well, if this situation had occurred about 50 years ago, it would have been a huge deal. Just a generation ago, many states banned mixed marriages. Seems absurd, doesn't it? Discriminating against an individual like that because of the color o
Brave New World
Brave New World
Brave New World Chapter 1 Summary: The novel is set six hundred years in the future. The world has submitted to domination by World Controllers, whose primary goal is to ensure the stability and happiness of society. Thus the underlying principle of the regime is utilitarianism, or maximizing the overall happiness of the society. The novel begins at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center, a production factory for human beings. A group of students is being given a tour of the facilit
A Man�s Vision Of Love
A Man�s Vision Of Love
:A Man�s Vision Of Love: A Man�s Vision of Love: An Examination of William Broyles Jr.�s Esquire Article �Why Men Love War� History 266 Sec 004 The University of Michigan 11-22-2000 Prepared For Ken Swope Prepared By Mike Martinez �Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because they imagine it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them. In it they can reduce women to the status of objects. This is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women se
Gender
Gender
Gender English 112 section 096 March 29, 1999 An in Depth Analysis of Gender Relationships Throughout history and in all cultures the roles of males and females vary. Relating to the piece of literature Girl written by Jamaica Kincaid for the time, when women's roles were to work in the home. By examining gender roles, then one may better understand how women and men interact and how better to build relationships at home and in the world of business. At the time that this work was written, women
Problems teenagers face
Problems teenagers face
Problems teenagers face Problems Teenagers Face Acquiring an Identity and establishing self-esteem are two of the biggest obstacles that teenagers face. As children mature, they view themselves in more complicated ways. By the time they mature into teenagers they are able to give detailed psychological descriptions of themselves. Consequently, they become more interested in understanding their own personalities and why they behave the way they do. During the period of adolescence, feelings towar
Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich What I know, I know through making poems Passion, Politics and the Body in the Poetry of Adrienne Rich Liz Yorke, Nottingham Trent University, England This paper is largely extracted from my book Adrienne Rich, which is to be published by Sage in October this year...What I have tried to do for the paper is to track one thread explored by the book, which I feel runs through the whole span of Rich's thought, a thread which links desire, passion, and the body - to politics, to activis
Can I Be You Dracula?
Can I Be You Dracula?
Can I Be You Dracula? Can I Be You Dracula? Have you ever caught yourself amidst a fantasy? One where you hold all the power? Where you are the epitome of everything and anything everyone around you want to be? Where these very same people who revere you, feare you because you are what they want to be? In this fantasy, you have no conscious, no morals, no ethics, and no values- you are carefree. You do as you please when you deem it so, and no one will say a word, because you are you, and they a
Gay's In The Militarty
Gay's In The Militarty
Gay\'s In The Militarty The subject of Gays in the military has been debated over many times by many people. When dealing with whether or not gays should be allowed in the military the simple question of, Do they want to be in the military?, must be answered. After this question is answered you can begin analyzing the problem. The answer to the question, Do gays want to be in the military?, is an unquestioned yes. Gays would be proud and determined to protect this beautiful country in which we l
“This week we offered a plan to end welfare
“This week we offered a plan to end welfare
This week we offered a plan to end welfare as we know ita plan that will encourage personality and help strengthen our families through tougher child support, more education and training, and an absolute requirement to go to work after a period of time. -Bill Clinton, radio address, 6/18/94 The welfare system is in deep distress. From the time of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the current reigning of Bill Clinton, many a bills have been brought for to reform it. Originally, Roosevelt establishe
RAPE
RAPE
RAPE Before the rape I felt good. My life was in order. I was getting ready to get married. Afterward everything changed. I kind of lost who I was as a person I asked him Didnt you have a wife or a girlfriend you could do this with? He said I like this better. I like it better this way. -Victim Testimony, Trial Transcript, People V. Eric Barnes, Kew Garden, New York, July 6, 1984. Rape is a physical attack, not sex. Rape crisis counselors and researchers define rape as an act of violenc
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse Jumping Mouse The story of Jumping Mouse may seem simple at first. But it is far more than just a story about a small rodent. There are so many underlying themes that reflect society, faith, generosity, personal growth, and many other aspects of a person\'s daily life. The story starts out with a seemingly simple mouse, who hears what others do not. He dares to question what is out of the ordinary, and seeks out the truth instead of dismissing it as nothing. He shows curiosity, whi
Health
Health
health Ousmane Ag Health 100 10-4-2004 Prof. Trowers THE FOUR PHASES OF THE HUMAN SEXUAL RESPONSE CYCLE. One aspect of human sexuality that sometimes goes unknown or misunderstood is the sexual response cycle of men and women. You may be wondering what exactly is a sexual response cycle. In very general terms, the sexual response cycle is the sequence of events that happens physiologically when we become sexually aroused and participate in sexually stimulating activities, including intercourse,
Nightmare on Elm Street: Film and Reality
Nightmare on Elm Street: Film and Reality
Nightmare on Elm Street: Film and Reality The original A Nightmare on Elm Street was inspired by an extraordinary series of unnoticed stories in the Los Angeles Times. A young immigrant male, early 20s, usually from Southeast Asia, a son, would have a severe nightmare where he would wake up screaming. The next day, he would tell his family it was the worst nightmare hed ever had, and he had been terribly shaken by it. The next night when he went to sleephe died. Six months later I looked in
Serial Killers in the U.S
Serial Killers in the U.S
Serial Killers in the U.S "Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in the small Moravian town of Freiberg" . His father was a merchant, and his mother was his father\'s third wife. Freud and his family moved to the city of Vienna when he was almost four. This was the initial stages of the Hapsburg empire\'s liberal era. A lot of religious restrictions and unfair taxes targeted on the Jewish community were repealed. This created a feeling hope that affected the new generation of Jews, including Fr
Discrimination In America
Discrimination In America
Discrimination In America America is very unique in many ways to other countries of the world for many reasons. But one of the most important reasons, is that we have the freedom to express ourselves and the freedom to practice our own ideas, as granted to us by our Constitution. Two hundred years ago, our fore fathers sought a place where they could practice their religion freely and not be persecuted by those who discriminated against them. Today that freedom is very much still alive, but beca
Expository texts Real Gorgeous by Kaz Cook
Expository texts Real Gorgeous by Kaz Cook
Expository texts Real Gorgeous by Kaz Cook Features and rhetorical devices of non fiction text encourage responses from the reader, how do they do this ? We are often bullied into doing things against our will, this could also be said of expository texts which aim to inform, instruct and explain but importantly to persuade. They use shock value to force us to look at our values, attitudes and ideologies. When devices such as statistics, personal touch, persona, language and case studies are used
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse Jumping Mouse The story of Jumping Mouse may seem simple at first. But it is far more than just a story about a small rodent. There are so many underlying themes that reflect society, faith, generosity, personal growth, and many other aspects of a persons daily life. The story starts out with a seemingly simple mouse, who hears what others do not. He dares to question what is out of the ordinary, and seeks out the truth instead of dismissing it as nothing. He shows curiosity, whic
Pornography In Media
Pornography In Media
Pornography In Media Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us worldwide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the mo
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto Chapter 1 Summary: Bourgeois and Proletarians The Communist Manifesto begins with Marx\'s famous generalization that "the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles" (79). Marx describes these classes in terms of binary oppositions, with one party as oppressor, the other as oppressed. While human societies have traditionally been organized according to complex, multi-member class hierarchies, the demise of feudalism affected by the French Revol
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye In the novel, Catcher in the Rye, the main character, Holden, has very definite views on sexuality, aggression, and death. He is ambivalent towards sex, loathsome of aggression, and fearsome of death. It\'s this triangle of sin that demonstrates the conflict occurring within Holden\'s inner monologue. In the novel, Generation X, the main character, Andy, is grappling with many of the same problems that Holden faced forty years earlier. Even though the more modern society is di
Symbolism in John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums
Symbolism in John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums
Symbolism in John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums The Chrysanthemums, one of John Steinbecks masterpieces, describes a lonely farmers wife, Elisa Allen. Elisa Allens physical appearance is very mannish yet still allows a hint of a feminine side to peek through. John Steinbeck brings symbolism into play to represent Elisa Allens frustrations and hidden passions. Isolation is another representation through symbolism found in The Chrysanthemums. Elisas failing detached marriage is represente
Stress
Stress
Stress I have chosen the topic of stress and coping for my psychology reflection paper. This course provided in-depth information on stress, coping with stress, and the favorable or unfavorable aspects that stress has on our psychological makeup. It also clearly defines the psychological factors that create social dysfunctions, the methods of psychological research, and treatment theories that assist us with stress-related coping. I discovered that psychophysiological disorders are in fact physi
The effects of scientific racism on black women
The effects of scientific racism on black women
The effects of scientific racism on black women Scientific racism has been used to oppress, enslave and to justify torture. In my essay I will explore how scientific racism has been used to detriment the health of women of colour. Throughout history women of colour have been experimented upon, sexualized and reproductively abused with scientific racism as justification or the underlying premise for the thought behind this abuse. I will explore this idea using examples throughout various periods
Condoms in HS
Condoms in HS
condoms in HS Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools Coinciding with the onslaught of the new millennium, schools are beginning to realize that the parents are not doing their job when it comes to sexual education. The school system already has classes on sexual education; these classes are based mainly on human anatomy. Most schools do not teach their students about relationships, morals, respect, self-discipline, self-respect, and most importantly contraceptives. Everyday students enga
Pornography
Pornography
Pornography Suppose one accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin\'s suggested statutory definition of pornography. How does one who generally accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin\'s views on the pervasively harmful effect of pornography, and who accepts a need for legal redress of the harms perpetrated by pornography, deal with pornographic material? The ordinance proposed by MacKinnon and Dworkin would deal with such material by enacting legislation which gives people adversely affected by the works, which clear
Exploring Sexuality in Taming of the Shrew
Exploring Sexuality in Taming of the Shrew
Exploring Sexuality in "Taming of the Shrew" Andrea Blacksten Shakespeare Plays Professor Christopher Human sexuality underlies many of the happenings of "Taming of the Shrew." It affects the conflicts, theme, and resolution of the play. It becomes evident throughout the play that sexual behavior denotes whether a character is thought of as good or evil (not necessarily good evil as meant in conventional terms, but rather as a "nice" character versus a "waspish" or "mean\' character). In the beg
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment Over the years, many people have believed that the issue of sexual harassment should not be discussed in public. Sexual harassment was to be discussed behind closed doors. In spite of this, the social and political systems have changed instantaneously. This social problem has affected men and women throughout time, however, it seems that the women of our society more closely look at this issue. This social topic has encouraged women to establish organizations in order to help t
Aids In The Media
Aids In The Media
Aids In The Media It was only nineteen years ago when the world was first introduced to the AIDS virus, but by 1983 a significant number of people had died from the dreaded disease and media coverage began. AIDS was almost immediately viewed as one of the most stimulating scientific puzzles of the century. On June 5, 1981, the Federal Centers of Disease Control reported five cases of a rare pneumonia among gay men. It is the manner in which this epidemic has been reported that is my main focus.
Man Vs Woman
Man Vs Woman
Man Vs Woman Women vs. Man Physical, psychological, and sexually women and men are different. Physically the most recognized difference between the two sexies is that men have a penis and women have a vagina. Most men also have smaller breast. Men also have different body structures than women. Women have big hips in order to give birth and men have one less rib then women, but women cant complain about this because they gave that rib to us. Men and women also have different facial features. Al
Censorship of the Internet is Wrong Argumentative
Censorship of the Internet is Wrong Argumentative
Censorship of the Internet is Wrong Argumentative Persuasive Essays Censorship of the Internet is Wrong � � The Internet can be a very disturbing and adult medium. There are parts of the Internet that should not be viewed by children. Explicit information can be found which is intended for an adult audience but children who have access to the Internet have become exposed to this material. The question at hand is who is responsible for preventing these children from viewing this material. Cen
The Catcher in the Rye - Summary
The Catcher in the Rye - Summary
The Catcher in the Rye - Summary Catcher in the Rye 1.) The novel, “The Catcher in the Rye,” was narrated by its’ main character, Holden Caulfield. Caulfield is a sixteen-year-old boy recuperating in a rest home due to his nervous breakdown after suffering from a psychological meltdown in New York City. During his life he had attended many prep schools and at the time of his nervous breakdown he was currently enrolled at Pencey Prep. He did decide to leave the school after being expelled f
Free Essays: The Themes of Mary Shelley's Frankens
Free Essays: The Themes of Mary Shelley's Frankens
Free Essays: The Themes of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Frankenstein essays The Themes of Frankenstein Mary Shelley discusses many important themes in her famous novel Frankenstein. She presents these themes through the characters and their actions, and many of them represent occurrences from her own life. Many of the themes present debateable issues, and Shelley's thoughts on them. Three of the most important themes in the novel are birth and creation; alienation; and the family and the domestic
Race Relations in the U.S.
Race Relations in the U.S.
Race Relations in the U.S. I've discovered the real roots of America these past few days and decided that writing about it was better than killing an innocent victim to soothe the hostility I feel towards my heritage. I picked up a pen because it was safer than a gun. This was a valuable lesson I've learned from my forefathers, who did both. Others in my country react on instinct and choose not to deliberate the issue as I have. If they are black, they are imprisoned or dead. As The People vs. S
Same Sex Parents: Don't I have a right to rear a c
Same Sex Parents: Don't I have a right to rear a c
Same Sex Parents: Don't I have a right to rear a child? DeAndre S. Pickett 4/1/08 Sexuality & Sexual Expression Dr. Kimberly Sutton, Instructor In society today there is a given "norm" of what a family should and shouldn't be. By the very word family I am refer to a relationship that contains children. The socially accepted version of the family is that there is a mum and a dad and children, not two dads or two mothers. There is a growing number of the latter type of families and society is very
T.s. Eliot And Society
T.s. Eliot And Society
T.s. Eliot And Society Modernism was the time period between 1865 and 1950 that consisted of a change in the perspectives of how Americans examined themselves and their role in society. Many things occurred during these eighty five years that accounted for a great social change. Among these things were World War I, the Civil Rights Movement, prohibition, women suffrage, and the Great Depression. Particularly after World War I and during women\'s suffrage, society\'s standpoint on certain issues
HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER?
HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER?
HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER? Since we are human beings living together, we have to obey some rules that we constructed, to live in conformity with others and to protect the social organization. But why do we have social organizations? Because "Men are capable of unjust actions because it is in their interest to do them, and they prefer their own satisfaction to that of others." as Montesquieu claims in letter 83 in his book Persian Letters (162). So we need some organization to balance the needs and sa
SIGMUND FREUD
SIGMUND FREUD
SIGMUND FREUD THE FATHER OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY Sigmund Freud was born in 1856 and died in 1939. He was a successful psysiologist, medical doctor, and psychologist. He was recognized as one of the most influential and respected thinkers of the twentieth century. He originally worked in close association with Joseph Bruer, and created the theory of psychology. He refined teh concept of the unconscious, of infatile sexuality, of repression, and proposed a tri-partite account of the mind's structure,
The Sun Also Rises Take Home Test
The Sun Also Rises Take Home Test
The Sun Also Rises Take Home Test The Sun Also Rises Take-home Test by Matt Grier Literary Analysis and Composition 5th Period Mrs. Joan Leary January 6th, 1997 1. Although Jake is dedicated to his work, discuss the fact that his choice of friends, Harvey Stone, Bill Gorton, Mike Campbell, and Lady Brett Ashley suggest that his own life lacks depth and commitment. While Jake Barnes has some dedication and ethics, he leads a life that lacks depth and commitment-just like the lives that his friend
Handmaids Tale
Handmaids Tale
Handmaids Tale Handmaid's Tale In the course Y2k and The End of The World, we've studied apocalyptic themes, eschatology, and for some, teleology. Apocalypse, which is to unveil or reveal, eschatology, which is a concept of the end, and teleology, the end or purpose to which we are drawn, are all themes used in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. The book is apocalyptic in that it revolves around dystopian ideals. Atwood creates a world in which worst-case scenarios take control and optimisti
Abortion - Life Or Death - Who Chooses
Abortion - Life Or Death - Who Chooses
Abortion - Life Or Death - Who Chooses Abortion - Life or Death - Who Chooses In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as our civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated
Abortion
Abortion
abortion Abortion Life or Death Who Chooses? In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for
Alternative Families A look at the samesex nest
Alternative Families A look at the samesex nest
Alternative Families A look at the samesex nest This paper will introduce the "neonuclear" family, homosexual couples with children and attempt to present a brief overview of the unit. First the nature/nurture theories will be presented to explain the origins of sexuality; then discussing the formation of gay and lesbian families including the reasoning for legalization of marriage and the introduction of children to these lifestyles; including scaffolding and barriers to achieving stability wit
Passion in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre
Passion in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre
Passion in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre Essays Passion in Jane Eyre It is believed that we are born with a predestined personality. Our spiritual individuality is just as much a product of our genetic makeup as the color of our skin or our eyes. With our soul firmly planted, we can then build upon this basis as we are educated of the world. The social climate and cultural atmosphere shape our personalities, however, it is the people in our lives who have the greatest influence. Charlot
Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis
Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis
Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis Movie Film Essays Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis Women were represented in different ways throughout the movie Metropolis, but the underlying theme was women were seen as purely sexual. Maria was seen as the nurturer in the film, but also as a sexual object. She was the one who preached for peace and harmony down in the catacombs to the workers. Maria was also the nurturing maternal figure that was seen walking into the garde