Intoxication

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  • Essay On Feminism

    exposed picture of Jane from the internet. In the scenario, Jane asks Joe for her picture to be taken down from his public website, because the compromising image is a defaming. Although Joe argues that she had a choice of whether or not to participate in such actions, Jane was unconsciously influenced in a variety of ways. Jane was inebriated at the party, leaving her in a state of mind that could lead her to do things that she wouldn’t normally do sober. Even if Jane was completely aware of her actions, our society makes it seem acceptable for her to take her top off at the party. Especially in today’s time, sex has become such a common theme in the media and pop culture that we have become desensitized to eroticism. Furthermore, wild intoxication and engagement in sexual activities has been extremely romanticized as one of the major aspect of the so-called “college experience”. Freshmen college students, such as Jane, are then persuaded to partake in such activities in fear of missing out and not making the most of their youth. While the inebriated Jane does take her top off at the party, she quickly regrets her decision and takes her top off. At this point in time, she is probably ashamed of herself and her actions. However, once Jane discovers the compromising image of herself online for public eye to see, her feelings of humiliation intensify. Strangers who come across the picture could label her as a “whore” or “slut” and nothing more than a sexual object solely for…

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  • Defence Of Intoxication Essay

    B. Possible Defences Intoxication Defence of intoxication refers to the defendant being “under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other substances that they did not know what they were doing or the full extent of their actions”. Despite the fact that the drugs were self induced, it was taken under the pressure of the co-offenders. At the time of the incident, Akon was under the influence of ice as an inexperienced user. His defence argued that there was no way that he, as a second time user…

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  • State Police Vs Sitz Case Study

    warranted, further tests would be administered. If there was no signs of intoxication, drivers would proceed on their way. The checkpoint began slightly after midnight, and ran approximately one hour and fifteen minutes in length, with…

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  • The Cask Of Amontillado Realism Essay

    keep him drunk. Would the antagonist be so drunk too not notice the lies he is being told or the environment he is in before his death? In the article “Psychopharmacology” the author Nelson explains “As a central nervous system depressant, alcohol reduces the amplitude of various physiological responses” (Nelson). Since this is true the fact that the antagonist was not aware of what was happening or where he was going feasible. Since the antagonist was drinking so much he was unable to…

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  • Reflection On Jaqueline's Life

    I remember when I was a 7th grader, wherever I would walk I saw a poster of this girl named Jaqueline. The poster said “Not everyone who gets hit by a drunk driver dies. Don’t drink and Drive” and “Jaqueline Saburido was 20 years old when the car she was riding in was hit by a drunk driver. Today at 23, she is still working to put her life back together.” After so many years I still remember the poster very well, I remember the before and after picture of Jaqueline. Jaqueline was/is a beautiful…

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  • Symbolism In My Papa's Waltz, By Theodore Roethke

    My Papa 's Waltz, by Theodore Roethke is a lyrical poem told by the narrator looking back on his relationship with his father when he was a young boy. It is an iambic trimeter written with an ABAB rhyme scheme. There is a definite mixed tone in the poem and depending on perspective, it can be read as light and playful, or dark and violent. The boy obviously cares very deeply for his father, but there are undertones of a darker side filled with abuse, violence and alcoholism. The waltz could be…

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  • The Day Confessions Of Drunk Women Analysis

    Maria, the main character of the short story, The Daydreams of Drunk Women by Clarice Lispector, portrays the importance of self-esteem in the today’s ruthless world bound by society’s demands. Basically, Maria is an unhappy woman and she got married to escape poverty. This story gives an example of mostly many women who are convinced by the society that she should marry a man who can provide comfort and security rather than love. The story unfolds the characteristic of the protagonist from a…

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  • Alcohol Case Study

    This is because when a brain is functioning, it can be very difficult to view more than just images of the brain’s activity level. After a person dies, their brain goes through a process in order to preserve the brain structure, which in turn enables studies to be done. Studies conducted this way have contributed to our knowledge of the permanent nervous system damage from long-term and reoccurring alcohol intoxication. In terms of temporary effects, the list includes impaired judgment, poor…

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  • How To Lose 10 Pounds In Ten Days Analysis

    A water fast, as you may know already, is an all water diet, everything, including food, is cut out and all you have is water. That is a big no no. First of all, water will never be able to take place of the nutritions that food gives you. That can lead to many problems such as anemia, bone loss, and heart problems (Tracii Hanes). Tracii hanes also states in her article: “In addition, drinking too much water can cause an imbalance of electrolytes in the body, which may result in death by water…

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  • Analysis Of In A Prominent Bar In Secaucus One Day

    How my life relates to “In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day” I enjoyed X. J. Kennedy’s narrative poem “In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day.” The poem was enjoyable as it was easy to read, straightforward, and entertaining. The author’s irony by stating in the title that it is a “prominent bar,” made me laugh. As Secaucus is known as a grungy farm town, and there is nothing prominent about it. The setting for this poem is actually a dive bar that caters to blue-collar workers, in…

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