Essays Tagged: "artifact"

Characteristics of The Beowulf Poem

e poem also contains many mythical references and it contains a great hero.Beowulf is considered an artifact by many because 'it is the oldest of the English long poems and may have been composed more ...

(4 pages) 153 0 5.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sex, Violence and Lust in John Milton's Paradise Lost

f we do not care whether Milton remains alive. However, if we wish him to be more than a historical artifact, we must do more than just study him against the background of his time. We must reinterpre ...

(11 pages) 237 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Great computer assignment for highschool students

le)Artificial Intelligence (AI), a term that in its broadest sense would indicate the ability of an artifact to perform the same kinds of functions that characterize human thought. The possibility of ... he same kinds of functions that characterize human thought. The possibility of developing some such artifact has intrigued human beings since ancient times. With the growth of modern science, the sear ...

(2 pages) 140 3 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Telling the Bees" by John Greenleaf Whittier.

The artifact that I did goes with the poem "Telling the Bees" by John Greenleaf Whittier. In the poem th ... they were not told of a birth, the child might die, or might grow up unable to digest honey.For my artifact I looked up some superstitions and how people thought they originated.Friday the 13thThere ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

A Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Totem Pole

First Nations Artifact AssignmentTitle: unknownEthnic Group: Burrard Band of the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation. Cons ... eader to the Band is Chief Dan George. Southwest coast of British Columbia, Canada.Description: The artifact I have chosen to write on is a 17.5" (44.5cm) totem pole carved by Rocky Mathias Joe. It st ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists use to identify, date, classify, record and conserve artifacts and material culture from archaeological sites

ting a site using dating techniques aids the archaeologist in finding a specific context or use for artifacts. Both relative and absolute dating techniques require the analysis of artifacts, whether t ... n site. Relative dating is an archeological dating technique which assigns a speculative date to an artifact based upon many factors such as location, type, similarity, geology and association. Types ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Essay Anwering the Question: Choose Three Pieces of Art, and Discuss Their Meanings and the Influences Behind Their Creation, and How They Affect Your Artwork

The first artifact I have chosen to discuss for my final exam is the Great Pyramid at Giza. This pyramid, the ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Cartographic generalisation

yers of interest on and off has brought about the thought with some users that generalisation is an artifact left over from the days of manual map production. This is a point that can be strongly argu ... ent where models and objects have rules what happens when a river is not continuous, this may be an artifact of its sample resolution or the original use for the data. When the use for this data is fo ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Design Methodologies

when Italian writers spoke of "disegno" in describing the quality of line possessed by an image or artifact, in all essentials "design" is an industrial or post-industrial concept. With the introduct ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Michael Lucero and the Lady with two curls (with references)

k expands traditional Western ideas about what art is, the origin of art, and how to unify cultural artifact-styled pieces in a utilitarian way. His work is distinguished by the different ways that he ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Meta-Adaptation

ys.A piece of literature, by definition, is metafiction if it is self-conscious of its status as an artifact, hence an object of scrutiny. Metafiction blurs the line between reality and fiction. Unlik ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Alcohol as a moral and social problem

." (Goode, 1993:36) However, among sociologists, the concept of a drug is referred to as "a culture artifact, a social fabrication that is appealed to certain substances in specific contexts or settin ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Extraterrestrial Life

over a million UFO reports since 1947. None of which can provide a scientifically credible physical artifact.Even so, this doesn't alter my stand on extraterrestrial life. It's the sheer size of the u ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Should Archaeologists be able to study Native American remains?

ate such a request to claim such funerary objects and remains. As we are not talking about a single artifact we are referring to the remains of thousands of family members of Native Americans who have ...

(2 pages) 357 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Construction Of A News Story

� or even "gathered"� so much as made. It is a creation of a journalistic process, an artifact, a commodity even' (Fowler, R. 1991, p10). However, news is not a piece of history (althoug ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Modern Japan

ire history of Japan that had molded it into what it is today. Japan is known as a "modern"� artifact because it is a typical product or result made by its people in the past. The heroes of Jap ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Current issues in anthropology

Archaeology and Society: Current IssuesCurrently in our world there are numerous artifacts that are considered to be sacred within their region of origin. Individual countries and r ... he past profitable to an economy. Recent history points to cases where that arise from ownership of artifacts, pillaging of ancient artifacts, destruction of archaeological heritage through the constr ... the most important issues in archaeological studies is the theme of ownership. There are countless artifacts that are displayed in museums that are not in the country or region of origin. This raises ...

(5 pages) 50 1 3.8 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Badarian Culture

d in the rich Nile floodplain for its food and water before making passage to Asia. Though there is artifacts that can prove this, there is yet a perfect dating of those artifacts. Already we see the ... re going to different places of the world following game or just moving around. The earliest dating artifact was the achuelian handaxes that were left behind by bands of Homo erectus. After the achuel ...

(4 pages) 922 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Organizational Culture

rds; fundamental layers and functions. There are three layers to organizational culture, observable artifacts, espoused values, and basic assumptions. (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2007) All three layers m ... ers. The different layers of O.C. are similar to building blocks supporting one another. Observable artifacts are "physical manifestations of an organizations culture". (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2007) ...

(4 pages) 55 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

World View of Mesopotamia and Egypt

culture has done so much for humanity, so lets look closely at what they left behind and see which artifact best summarizes their civilization. (1)To look through all the artifacts left behind by Mes ... represents their civilization is hard; however the Code of Hammurabi seems to be the most important artifact that was left behind. The Code of Hammurabi is one of the earliest and best preserved law c ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art