Essays Tagged: "abrupt"

Game Over! The 1994 baseball strike

voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The `94 baseball season hascome to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with theowner ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.7 Nov/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Civil Rebuttal (not revolt)

of philosophy is. I implore you to try and comprehend this matter in what exactly this word brought abrupt to us is about. The word philosophy has two definitive definitions. The first simply means to ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Evaluate the effectiveness of diction as an adjunct to meaning in John Updike's 'Player Piano'.

l devices. The harsh 'k' sounds of the second line in 'chuckling', 'knuckle', and 'key' suggest the abrupt sound of air passing through the paper roll of a player piano. In the next line, the word fli ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Pelion, The city of wonders

ble eastern flank, with the Aegean stretching out into the distance like a vast mirror, comes to an abrupt end in the sea, creating wildly beautiful rocky shores.Conversely, the tranquil, calm coast o ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Lipids, Carbs and Protiens. letter form, great info, needs grammatical corrections!

le we are all gathered around the table that for one reason or another the conversation comes to an abrupt end... Now if you are ailing at the thought, don't for I will be able to save the day!I have ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl and the "The Red Room" by H. G. Wells build up mystery and suspense.

Weaver the reader wouldn't know the landlady's purpose of killing him and the story would have and abrupt ending and wouldn't work.Another significant difference between the two stories is the pace. ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What are the reasons fo US involvement in south vietnam?

nvolvement is the spread of communism. Although this reason is speculation, the documents blunt and abrupt words give the impression that it is fact. This shows us that America's reasons are not absol ...

(3 pages) 76 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"There eyes were watching god" by Zora Hurston.

owing and elegant narration, to the unpolished jargon that makes the book so unique, are noticeably abrupt. Two distinct languages clash dramatically within the novel, yet are perfect complement to ea ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Revenge in Romeo and Juliet with specific examples from the text.

ancient grudge between the Capulets and the Montagues, which is ultimately settled with the tragic, abrupt unifying factor of both Romeo and Juliet's death. Several instances within the interactions o ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

"A Street Car Named Desired" by Tenneesee Williams.

al as weaker and less capable than men. Representing the modern world's worst aspects of vulgarity, abrupt rudeness and disillusionment.There is a major difference of Stanley's personality between the ...

(3 pages) 44 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra directed by Nicholas Armstrong.

ed.The first work , Symphony in C composed by Stravinsky began. It had four movements. The work was abrupt in its changes from one section to another. Perhaps, because first two pieces had been compos ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Running in the Family.

iety forms of sentence structure that varies from compound, simple to complex sentences, the terse, abrupt phrases and run- on clauses shown in some parts of the novel also reveal the unique character ...

(1 pages) 80 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Privatization of the power utility in The Bahamas. "BEC Should by Privatized. (external sources are cited)

Abrupt power outages that lasts for hours and hours, damaged electronic goods and appliances due to ...

(10 pages) 59 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

'Out,Out' By Robert Frost.

th century. 'Out-Out...' tells the story of a teenage boy doing a man's work whose life comes to an abrupt end when he has a tragic accident with a 'buzz saw' whilst working on the farm. The rest of t ...

(3 pages) 84 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Essay On The Historical Relevance Of The Slave Revolts Of Gabriel Prosser, Nat Turner, And Denmark Vassey

knowledgement of these rights through peaceful means, but often through tumultuous violence and the abrupt ending of lives. Slavery is an institution that clearly denies these basic rights, allowing f ...

(5 pages) 73 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Monet's painting "Nympheas".

ement techniques what make his work so unique and individual. The brush strokes look very quick and abrupt as if he was painting hastily. Once the bluish tones of the water were established, he contin ...

(1 pages) 44 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This is a short essay entitled Stephen Crane's Open Boat. This essay is a brief look into the underlying themes of Stephen Crane's story.

et them--they see nature as the enemy. They ignore the sky, they describe the waves as "barbarously abrupt and tall," and they consider the seagulls to be evil omens. The repetition of the phrase rega ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Concequences of poor miliary policy at Aceh

cally.The first and somewhat large invasion of Aceh in April 1873, numbering 10000 men , came to an abrupt end when they were repelled from the capital and sent back to their fortified positions. On C ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Lena Lingard's change throughout the book "my Antonia" by Willa Cather

, hardly distinguishable from any other person in her city, San Francisco, this change is much more abrupt and also much more anticipated than her previous change. All in all Lena made her way from a ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pennuto, Christopher M. 2002. Seasonal Differences in Predator-prey Behavior inExperimental Streams. The American Midland Naturalist: 150:254-267.

atch use when faced with a sit-and-wait predator from streams in southern Maine. In addition to the abrupt morality rate of predator, movement is assessed as a possible mechanisms, explaining patch us ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology