• Youth Violence Media Children Problem
    1,235 words
    Youth Violence Youth violence is an escalating problem in American society today. There are many different factors that can be blamed for this problem. During the last decade of the twentieth century people began searching for answers to this dilemma which is haunting America. Many tragic school shootings have taken place within the last decade that have gained the attention of the public. As of now, no one can give the right answer to the problem or the reason that it happens because there is n...
  • Group Mindsdoris Lessing York Longman
    1,329 words
    It has been said that as long as the human species is in a living state conformity shall be part of how human society functions and part of man's natural tendencies. The more people already agree upon or share a particular idea, the more easily a newcomer will in turn be converted to that idea, and the more difficult it will be for one already converted to reject that idea. Therefore, man will most likely obey to what the majority believes is correct, even if he had a different point of view; he...
  • O' Connor's The Misfit
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    On countless occasions we have seen that the key to a well-written story is the presentation of a nicely conceived character who is not necessarily the protagonist. The dialogues and actions in which this person is involved and the way he is first described by the author, are essential to the development of the story. In Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man Is Hard to Find, The Misfit-a criminal escaped from a federal prison-is the perfect example of this type of character. It is quite clear that for ...
  • York Longman Television Children Society
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    Although some people believe that television is very educational for children, I believe that television has had more negative effects on our society than positive. Television has brought violence, sex, and drugs directly into the living rooms and bedrooms of our nation's families. Because of this our society's morals and standards are becoming extinct. The opposition might say that education and technology are an important asset to our society, not to mention teaching children important motor s...