The Tough Essays

  • The Things They Carried Analysis Essay

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    Tim Obrien’s 1990 story “The Things They Carried” describes the experience of a group of soldiers in the Vietnam War. The soldiers are under the responsibility of Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. With Jimmy, he carries his love for Martha, and it distracts him from his duty. In the end, he tries to forget Martha because he thinks the death of Ted Lavender is his fault because he was distracted. Respectively, each soldier carries assets that are material and mental. By using historical context, narration,

  • Time Of The Wolves Character Analysis

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    anyways, against someone else or even against nature? This essay will explain the different kinds of conflict in order of: Person versus self, person versus self and person versus nature. In the story Time of the Wolves Alma had to overcome some tough obstacles and a variety of conflicts. The first conflict she had to conquer was self versus self. Alma had no intentions on going to help Sarah because she did not like her, but she knew if she didn’t go help her she might have been seriously ill and

  • Summary Of The Book 'Wild Girls' By Pat Murphy

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    competition that she entered, everyone was trying to control how the wild girls were supposed to look, as if they were in the story, consequently, not letting them bring out their inner wildness. Joan’s numerous challenges shaped her into being the tough person she is.                                                                                                                                  Body Paragraphs     One of the most strenuous challenges that Joan faced, was going through her parents’

  • Analysis Of Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt

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    A group of men betting on jumping into a lake, a private discussion with a best friend, and a get together for drinks in a basement are scenes which revealed the friendliness and respect the townspeople had for Lucas, whom was played by Mads Mikkelson. He was just an ordinary man – a caring kindergarten teacher who recently got divorced, and who was also seeking custody of his son, Marcus. Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt follows a rural and close-knit Danish community, who are thrown into a collective

  • Mental Illness: A Summary And Analysis

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    It’s a feeling of deep hurt that twists my stomach into knots. I give everything I can and feel that I get nothing in return. All I want is connection, reliability, and for them not to be a downer all the time. I miss the person I use to know so well! Even though I struggle with mental illness myself, I also get angry at others that struggle with it. Look, I get it! I know we tend to be very difficult to deal with. In an instant we can turn any moment into a stressful situation. We can be hard

  • The Importance Of Survival In Cormac Mccarthy's The Road

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    Survival is the basic goal of every living thing and when it comes to survival, the sacrifices that need to be made often become rather extreme. Individuals who want to survive must continuously made extreme sacrifices or kiss their lives goodbye. When the basic need of survival is reduced to just living, such as in times following an apocalyptic event. In The Road, the man and the boy have lived and learned from the harsh, post apocalyptic world that surrounds them. This world asks for a great deal

  • Crispin The Cross Of Lead Character Analysis

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    Avi’s book Crispin the Cross of Lead, is a historical fiction book filled with adventure and excitement. Crispin the Cross of Lead is about a boy who was born into poverty and goes through many hardships and trials with his companion to find his true identity. Through developing boldness, courage, and self-respect Crispin changes from a young helpless boy to a young capable man. Throughout the story, Crispin developed boldness through his many trials. One example of Crispin developing boldness throughout

  • Tough Teachers

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    Tough teachers are usually known as being cruel and harsh to their students, but that could be seen as a lie. They are definitely an important factor on receiving excellent results. Their students learn from the mistakes they have done which a harsh teacher would point out. A teacher that is light on their students usually do not make it obvious on what they did wrong. The ability for a teacher to point out a mistake, no matter how cruel, is significant to turning a student into a pristine student

  • Tough Guise Analysis

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    In the documentary, Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity, the focus is on mass media and society’s influence and expectations of the male gender and how ‘real men’ are defined. “Boys and young men, learn early on that being a so-called, ‘real man,’ means you have to take on the tough-guise,” Jackson Katz, Ph. D. continues, “In other words, you only have to show the world certain parts of yourself that the dominant culture has defined as manly.” In the opening segment of the

  • Good Men Are Tough

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    Everyone living on the face of this Earth has heard it at one time or another: men are tough and women are weak. For many generations, this idea has been accepted as being simple truth, but why? Has anyone ever stopped, taken the time, and seriously thought that men are actually not born “tough” but instead try so hard to become something they aren’t because of the pressure society puts upon them? A study to “redefine strength” was recently done by the Good Men Project, and the findings should be

  • The Importance Of Tough Teachers

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    Tough teachers have a lot of responsibility along with a small group of supporters and a vast group of haters. A tough teacher is beneficial to students behavior and test scores but harmful to their opinion. Most students do not like very strict teachers and put facts aside and let biasi’s shine. Although the majority of students hate strict teachers there are a few students who embrace there strict teachings and wish to follow their example. Tough teachers get good results due to strict discipline

  • Advantages Of Tough Adhesives

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    glue to fix your external and internal injuries. Not only are they less painful for the patient, they are also less damaging to healthy tissues and the procedure would take a much shorter time to perform. Recently, scientists developed a new form of tough adhesive (TA) that works unlike any existing ones. In existing adhesives, there is usually a trade-off between stickiness and flexibility. Adhesives with similar chemistry to super glue are the strongest type of tissue adhesives, but they are toxic

  • Tough Guise Analysis

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    The Film we watched in class Tough Guise: Crisis in Masculinity, gave me a better idea of how the world and its peoples see these young men behind the mask showing their true colors. Showing their true colors meaning that they aren’t what they seem to be, as soon as the public has brutalized their mind they often set their plan for revenge. Setting their plan for revenge could include anything from the media giving a bad image of things to the students in schools bullying other children and running

  • The Importance Of Yeast In Tough

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    Yeast in dough is a catalyst. It causes a chemical reaction that makes the dough expand and rise. Jesus said that the Kingdom of God is like yeast mixed into dough to leaven it. You can't see it working, except in its effects. Without yeast the dough becomes a flat stone. The presence of God in our life is a transforming power. With revitalized mind and heart we see how love conquers all. When we live for God in community with others our lifestyle becomes a catalyst of love. Rules and regulations

  • Being Tough In Scout's Honor

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    “Being tough” “Scout's Honor” by Avi is a realistic short story about three nine-year-old boys that go camping in an entire different state on their own. In the beginning, three boys join Boy Scouts and want to move up to the next rank. In order to do so, they have to go camping by themselves in the country, which they decide to go do. Later on, they all begin to struggle being tough and face their own individual challenges. Because they are nine and don’t know much about how the world works

  • Gender Roles In Tough Guise

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    to be tough, aggressive, and not to show emotional vulnerability. This is what he calls the “tough guise” or the artificial definition of manhood that forces men to conform to society’s expectations by being “tough” and powerful and hiding their emotions. In the beginning of the film Katz shows interviews with various young males where he asks what it means to be a man, and all of them provide an answer referring to strength, such as “powerful,” “intimidating,” “strong,” and of course, “tough.” When

  • Masculinity In Tough Guise II

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    of; toxic words that come out from people’s mouth without even realizing how dangerous it is. This paper is written mainly from a man’s perspective, adhering to the concept of manliness and male role belief system being talked in the film Tough Guise II. Tough Guise II is an educational film which discusses about the

  • A Tough Nut To Break Essay

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    A Tough Nut to Break: Porn, Drugs and Alcohol Controversial topics such as porn, drugs and alcohol evoke strong feelings with many parents. As a mother, you can get all anxious when you need to touch upon the subject with your teenage daughter, especially if you have stayed away from the topics for a long time and you are now getting some tough questions. While there is so much information about drugs and alcohol online, porn is pretty controversial. Most parents don’t really feel confident and

  • Tough Mudder Case Study

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    TOUGH MUDDER: “Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a timed race but a team challenge that allows participants to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles they won't find anywhere else.” (Tough Muddder, 2015) The Strategy & Integration: Tough Mudder runs weekly events across the Globe, with its primary foucs in the United States

  • Essay About Tough Skin

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    When I tell women that tough skin is a good thing, they tend to shy away from this skin care tip. They shun the idea of tough skin because of two misconceptions based on the way we use language. The first misconception is that they assume tough skin is the same as rugged skin. They equate tough skin with rough, leathery, unattractive skin. This, however, is not at all what I am talking about. But I do understand where they get this impression. They get this mistaken impression because they are