Essays Tagged: "ants"

INSECTS

tle lands, the second pair folds away. The first pair then closes down like a shell to protect them.Ants and Termites.Ants live together in large colonies and often make nest underground. The ant hill ... ake nest underground. The ant hill is full of passages and separate cells for eggs and food. Worker ants build the nests, gather food and look after the larvae that hatch from the eggs, until they tur ...

(2 pages) 150 5 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Ants

Eveything about ants Great essayAll About Ants (almost)Among the many hundreds of thousands of astonishing organisms ... ny people beyond all others. There is nothing too extraordinary in the proportions or appearance of ants, but it is their history and culture that induces a second look. These insects are about as dif ... our human way of life. The similarities in the ways in which we organize our lives are astounding. Ants are doubtlessly the most successful of all the social insects of the Hymenoptera, an order also ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Abortion: Choice or Life. Asks the question of whether abortion should be a choice or if life outweighs the choice for a woman to have an abortion.

ancient times would often try their own methods of abortion such as inserting pastes made of mashed ants and gunpowder into their wombs; pouring boiling water on their bellies; beating their bellies w ...

(3 pages) 417 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anthropology in relation to Disney's "A Bug's Life".

ns function is so easily portrayed, even in the simplest behavioral patterns.As the film opens, the ants are preparing for the coming of the ravenous grasshoppers by filling a leaf with food products. ... ing of the ravenous grasshoppers by filling a leaf with food products. For this food collection the ants stack the food following a straight line one after the other until an autumn leaf descends to t ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

öf mice and men" by John Steinbeck.

body flopped like a fish." pg. 91"He came as silently as a creeping bear moves." pg. 100"Curley's pants is crawlin' with ants" pg. 51"Curly stepped over to Lennie like a terrier." pg. 62He went into ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Don't be a puppet.

are "free" to choose for themselves. This sleepwalking factor then turns individuals into mindless ants. It only occurs because a human is a social animal and with that comes, social pressures and au ... gave up their free will to choose because a higher authority told them to do so. This is similar to ants in that the majority of ants are worker ants; they obey the authority of the queen and will act ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Salvador Dali's work "The Persistence of Memory".

to a scale of orange, dark to light in the cliff faces near the ocean, to the stop watch covered in ants. There is also a luminous affect with the golden yellow cliffs.On the left of the painting ther ...

(1 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Moonboom Island Feild Report; report on a field study of Moonboom Island in South-East Queensland, Australia

different types of organisms found during the study include mangroves, yabbies, crabs, sand flies, ants and a variety of fish. Most of these organisms were found using transects; a technique commonly ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gift of a thousand worlds Part one

, waiting for the bus to show. A child by the name of Lance walked over to the curb and watched the ants crawl through the cracks of the sidewalk. Lance was the son of half rich parents. His parents d ...

(1 pages) 385 15 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Chronicals of Lance: Gift of a thousand worlds

, waiting for the bus to show. A child by the name of Lance walked over to the curb and watched the ants crawl through the cracks of the sidewalk. Lance was the son of half rich parents. His parents d ... wouldn't matter if life on this planet were destroyed for it will start again in time. But if God wants me to fight, I'll show him how well I can fight. And with that last thought, Lance whispered "d ...

(15 pages) 161 6 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

minute that they are a human being and not an object.Also, with the ant-heap, the reputable race of ants began and with the ant-heap, they will probably end. Nevertheless, human beings are lighthearte ...

(2 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Death of the Moth vs. The Battle of The Ants

and ideas about human nature. What this difference amounts to is that Thoreau's description of the ants is on a large scale, as a whole, while Woolf's experience is a very personal and detailed accou ... vidual human life.In contrast to the Virginia Woolf essay, Henry David Thoreau's "The Battle of the Ants" approaches human life on the large scale of society by comparing our behavior to that of ants ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Parody of Hawthorne's "The Young Goodman Brown" written for my Interpretation of the Lit class.

fur balls. Assoon as my father's work boots tapped the floor, all the tiny bodiesscurried away like ants after having their home destroyed. All of themaccept one lazy, lonely, runt that just barely li ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Poetry II

ready for the ovenAll I know is the rack is flatAnd it's hot by the looks of the timerLike the way ants know nothing more than the surfaceHeaven best be around the land of gum dropsDon't let the mudm ... Why don't you ever go to classTo learn about jacks and atoms and how to understand too...Keep your pants to yourselfAnd quit looking for a place to go to talk aboutWhat you want to do?There's no eight ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

GCSE Essay - The Tree

r it found. The ant traces its steps and arrives at a tiny hole at the base of the tree. Many other ants are scurrying in and out as they hastily perform their duties. The ant joins the crowd and ente ... ss, it goes to the command center to get a squad of carriers. From another exit of the nest, ants are flowing in a stream, and spreading out in all directions. Our proud ant marches out of the ...

(2 pages) 29 3 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Escape From the Dread of the Future in "The Defeated" and Willa Cather's "Paul Case" by Nadine Gordimer.

her life in the lower class among Concession stores. Miriam is "like someone sitting in a swarm of ants; and letting them swarm, letting them crawl all over and about her. Not lifting a hand to flick ... hand to flick them off. Not crying out against them in disgust; nor explaining, saying well I like ants. Just sitting there and letting them swarm, and looking out of herself as if to say: What ants? ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Snow Storm."

ses finished for the day and everyone was making their way to the exit. They looked like small busy ants. Hundreds of students always got stuck in the doorway. It wasn't big enough. Finally the crowd ...

(4 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Transcendentalist Paragraph.

e even used simplicity in the way he viewed people, using the metaphor, "Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men"(Where I Lived). Because "... ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Porter's Speech (creative writing from Macbeth).

ting gamblers who gather together from morning to dawn, looking at the stock prices like a crowd of ants, pathetically waiting to be rich day after day for the good luck that they believe will eventua ...

(1 pages) 1011 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The Book of Proverbs- Problems of logic and inconsistency verse-by-verse.

he summer, and gathers her food in harvest, the divinely-inspired writer obviously not knowing that ants have a hierarchy, consisting of a queen, workers, soldiers and drones. In fact, he would have b ... ting of a queen, workers, soldiers and drones. In fact, he would have been amazed to learn of slave ants, a species which actually use other ants as slaves.viii.23: This is a deliberate mistranslation ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith