Essays on Violence

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The Animal Abuse

Imagine someone physically abusing your pet. What would you do? Who could do such a cruel act and what are their motives? Animals are being abused and neglected daily and it’s common in both urban and rural areas. The difference in violent crimes against humans and those of animals, are they are not reported. The […]

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“12 Years a Slave” – Story of Solomon Northup

12 years a slave book is a story of Solomon Northup who is a free black man, married and have 3 children who live in Saratoga Spring, New York. He’s a talented carpenter and who can plays the violin for a living, until he met his kidnappers who lied, drugged, and sold him to a […]

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The Oppression of Women: the Handmaid’s Tale

In Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale, Atwood creates a dystopian society where the freedom of women is stripped away because of the new Christian government. Through Atwood’s style of writing, she helps the reader understand the meaning of this oppressed society by using symbolism, biblical allusions, and repetition. Atwood gives us an insight on […]

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Analysis of “Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds

In Jason Reynolds’ anti-gun novel, Long Way Down, written in verse, he explicitly emphasizes the effects of the acts of revenge in Will’s society to evoke the adverse consequences of a gun violence. Reynolds uses connotation to reveal the grievance of Will after going through the loss of a loved one. When Will sees Shawn […]

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The Epidemic of Violence Inside Prisons

There are several million Americans housed in correctional facilities around the country in the modern criminal justice system. One of the biggest issues in the contemporary corrections system is that of prison violence. The American criminal justice system has extremely high rates of prison violence, which includes not only prisoner-prisoner violence, but prisoner-guard violence as […]

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Brett Kavanaugh Deplorable or Upstanding Supreme Court Judge?  

On July 1, 1982, seventeen year old Brett Kavanaugh attended a conventional high school party. Students sat around drinking, playing games, and talking amongst themselves. Teenagers were together having a good time, as they would at any other party. It was a symbol of typical, American, high school that everyone has probably seen at some […]

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The Ignorance, the Indifference, and the Errors in Yes-to-Abortion in Mozambique

Every day we are confronted with the exalting appeal on deciding, whether unborn is a human being. We struggle to understand the value of life and to decide, whether life is more valuable than health or whether abortion is a medical or social problem. Furthermore, the question of whether a woman has right, or should […]

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Why Abortion has Become a Big Issue

Abortion has become one of the most controversial problem in the United States. The assertion is life and death, but it is complicated because of the complexity and complication. When it comes to abortion it’s either the baby lives or it dies, you have the same number of supporters on both sides. People telling you […]

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Abortion Rates have Increased Tremendously

Think about being kidnapped and being killed for no reason. Being killed for no reason is just like having an abortion your killing a child for no reason. Abortion rates have increased tremendously, and we need to put a stop to abortions now before it’s too late and the population decreases. In states such as […]

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Women who are Denied Wanted Abortions in the United States

  In this article, the authors focus on the socioeconomic impacts of either approval or denial of abortion services. The authors concede that there are apparent socioeconomic implications in either case of approval or denial of abortion services. Financial hardships, precisely the cost of raising children makes the primary motive behind the termination of pregnancy […]

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Abortion as the Deliberate Termination of a Human Pregnancy

Abortion is not a topic that people generally find easy to talk about and are usually open for discussion. The silence about abortion allows myths to start floating around which then creates people wondering. Every woman has a right to choose what to do with their body as in keeping or getting an abortion, but […]

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Should Teachers Carry Gun?

Over the past several years there have been mass shootings in America that has struck the feelings of many Americans. Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, extended family, and strangers have all been affected by the victims of shootings at Aurora, Colorado, Columbine High school, and Sandy Hook Elementary school. Because of these tragedies, U.S. citizens have […]

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The Problem of Sexual Accessibility and Prostitution

Sex workers have been around for a long time and always been looked down upon. Many people have disagreements on prostitution but they all are around the same reasonings: immortality. Beside the questionable moral aspect of prostitution, there are many benefits to legalizing sex workers. People tend to forget that along with other things that […]

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Not all Gold Comes with Glory

Training for a sport is always hard work and dedication no matter what the goal is you are striving to reach. Throughout the journey of trying to achieve a goal there is always an obstacle that has to be overcame, whether is it something minor, like an off day or something major, like an injury. […]

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Philippines

Alarmed at the growing public interest in the conduct of the war, the pro-war leaders in Washington quickly attempted to get the situation under control. Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts managed to obtain for himself the position of chairman over the Senate Committee, and for the next six months he busied himself with stacking the […]

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What Consequences and Influences Poverty has

Socio-economic inequality leads to poverty amongst individuals. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines poverty as “the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions.” The concept of poverty is complicated because there are many factors that help aid in an individual being affected by poverty. Individuals who are typically […]

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Corporal Punishment is Violence that cannot be Applied to Children

One of the many conversations that I have with my black and brown friends a few times during the year is how and when our parents beat us. Although it was never a contest to see who got the most, worst, funniest beatings, somehow the conversation always went in that direction. I tell my story […]

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Corporal Punishment as Negative Discipline

There are many critical issues in education psychology that are important to education. These critical issues are barriers that are elements in the way of better opportunities for students. In this paper, I will talk about spanking and aggression as a method of correcting children’s behavior. This critical issue I am concerned about should not […]

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Terror in the Streets of New York and Halloween Parade

Introduction Terror attacks have become common in various large cities and towns across the world. New York City is one of the largest in the United States and has been the target of numerous terror attacks. These terrorist attacks have claimed property, and the lives of many people, several of these attacks have utilized explosives, […]

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Why do Hate Crimes Occur

Any attack or crime that is motivated by the victim’s culture, race, sexual orientation, or religion is considered a hate crime. These crimes happen all over the world and are inflicted because of different reasons; however the category of crime is the same in that it targets those not accepted by the perpetrator. Here we […]

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Does Hate Crime against LGBT People Affect Society 

The body of a black transgender woman was burned beyond recognition and was found inside an abandoned car in Florida. Dental records were used to identify the victim. The victim, Bee Love Slater was the 18th transgender person known to have been killed in the United States in the year of 2019, accoring to The […]

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Homophobia Produces Hate Crimes

Attitude towards LGBT people fluctuates from one society to another. Among the Indigenous people of the Americas, homosexuals and bisexuals were considered spiritual people and were given respected roles. On the other hand, many cultures and countries around the world considered homosexuality as corrupt and illegal behavior, often punishable by death. As a result of […]

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Hurricane Katrina in the Salvage the Bones Novel

When Esch Batiste wanted winds of change to blow through the bare bones of her broken home, she did not expect them to come in the form of a devastating hurricane. But, as if the hurricane did not present enough of a challenge in and of itself, a much more debilitating threat laid ahead for […]

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A Little History of the Life of Jeffrey Dahmer and his Murders

Jeffrey Dahmer was an American serial killer who took the lives of 17 males between 1978 and 1991. Over the course of more than 13 years, He was born on May 21, 1960 and died on November 28, 1994 Dahmer sought out men, mostly African-American, at bars, malls and bus stops, took them home with […]

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Serial Killers Jeffrey Dahmer and Dennis Nielsen

Jeffrey Dahmer is arguably one of the most evil, sadistic and ruthless serial killers in the 20th century. He is believed to have killed 17 young men and boys premeditatedly during the years 1978 to 1991. Jeffrey was a very lonely person and was very friendless as he grew up not getting much attention from […]

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Juvenile Delinquency and Gangs

Introduction Juvenile delinquency is an enlightening topic and one that requires much attention. As defined by Thompson & Bynum (2017), “juvenile delinquency is any illegal act that, if committed by an adult, would be a crime” (p. 9). Rather than crime, the act is called a delinquent act when committed by a minor child, usually […]

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Kidnapping of Hannah Anderson 

A sixteen-year-old girl, Hannah Anderson, lived with her Mother, Christiana, and her younger brother, Ethan, in California; while their father was partaking in his temporary job in Tennessee. James DiMaggio, who was their father’s best friend was helping Christiana for the time being of the father’s absence. He was practically the children’s second father as […]

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Terrorism in Society: Kidnapping

Terrorism is something that has always interested me, because terrorism, like many, is a term that, still today, is difficult to define. It is not a physical entity that has dimensions that can be weighed, measured, and analyzed. Terrorism is more of a socially constructed term with multiple definitions and originates from a variety of […]

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Review of the Book of Оutliers

If you want to become successful study successful people, if you want to become extremely successful then study extremely successful people. This is the basis I got from the book Outliers by Malcom Gladwell. In the beginning of the book Malcolm Gladwell starts off with the story of a small town named Roseto in Pennsylvania […]

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My View of Gun Control

Just from this year, there have been over three hundred shootings in the United States just this year. Having stricter gun laws could reduce the crime rate we have in the United States and the gun violence in not only schools and universities, but also in everyday life. The fact that some Americans aren’t concerned […]

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