Essays Tagged: "assumption"

"The Art of Rock and Roll" by Charles T. Brown

ultural roots throughout the book. Chapter one discusses the elements of rock and makes four assumptions.Assumption one states that rock is a legitimate art form. An art form is defined as acre ... own proves rock is a legitimate art form by talking about itsaudience and its lasting power. Assumption two states that rocks roots are in folk, jazz, and pop music.Musicians who first started ...

(13 pages) 249 2 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The purpose of this project is to construct a model to attempt to forecast the interim earnings of Harley Davidson.

ses a quantative forecasting method called the Multiplicative Time Series Model. It is based on the assumption that there are four factors that have influenced the time series in the past. They are:1. ...

(9 pages) 306 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Divine foreknowledge. Concerns Nelson Pike and Boethius

if God already knows what is and will happen. However, inorder for this argument to be valid, some assumptions need to be made.The first assumption is that God exists. Second is the view of God as om ... mporal relationship with the universe, as opposed to having a timelessrelationship. Pike uses these assumptions as the basis for his arguement.To begin with, what God believes is the same as what God ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormons in Utah

is officially the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-DaySaints. Its founding doctrine is based on the assumption that Christianity wastoo corrupt and ungodly, and that restoring true Christian values wa ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Character Changes Revealed by the Final Four Pages in Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"

glance, the final four pages of Franz Kafka's novel The Metamorphosis seem to be meaningless. This assumption, however, is anything but the truth. The final four pages, although seeming to be of no i ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Placement in Society

ate with people can determine many things. The way we present ourselves to society can give them an assumption of the type of person we actually are. If I were to take on a certain role as a "gothic" ... n a certain role as a "gothic" female I would present myself as "dark" and "unpleasant" leaving the assumption of me not being a happy person. Presenting myself as a sophisticated female I would appea ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


d that the style in which it is written to be degrading to the African American race. However, this assumption has little backing. Zora Hurston is clearly relaying a story that tells of her time. To s ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

cinderella complex-my view and analysis of it-with backing by various Cinderella stories-and cultural norms.

er and helped by outwardly forces to achieve recognition and respect. Its story revolves around the assumption that women should be "beautiful, polite, graceful, industrious, obedient, and passive" (K ...

(3 pages) 389 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Ability for Hire

Assumption: A person with mental retardation cannot be trained to perform a job as well as an employ ...

(3 pages) 162 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

Curiously, most critics seem to accept at face value the assumption that at the conclusion of Arthur Miller's classic dramaDeath of a Salesman, Willy Loman d ...

(3 pages) 388 2 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Title of this essay is "Wrong Assumptions". The assignment was to write about a key theme of the story "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver.

Without a doubt human beings are subject innate prejudices and assumptions. Sometimes, these assumptions hurt us personally, while at other times we use them to hu ... se them to hurt others. The short story "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver illustrates how prejudice and assumption can work against the truth and inhibit true human understanding. The author uses tone, di ... thor uses tone, diction, figurative, and rhetorical to communicate his theme that one's superficial assumptions about people may not always be correct.The story opens as a husband is begrudgingly disc ...

(2 pages) 167 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay on the novel, 1984.

details such as Big Brothers predictions in weather for the week. The Party has everyone under the assumption that Big Brother is an all-powerful God-like figure. He is portrayed as being all knowing ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

From the sylabus: Write a personal narration of important issues in your life, the United States and the world

t we have a system of laws and regulations to deal with any eventuality. Our system is based on the assumption that free people will be honest in government. This is its greatest strength and it's gre ... Second it makes it possible to blame you when your doctor makes a mistake.This is all based on the assumption that you cannot trust anyone, even your doctor. The lack of objection to this obviously h ...

(5 pages) 131 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Inaccuracies of the Consumer Price Index CPI

ixed in the base period and is assumed not to change from one period to another. The reason for the assumption is because the CPI measures the costliness of a constant standard of living. Critics clai ...

(2 pages) 126 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Pornography, should it be illegal or not?

t the topic of sex, and aids in helping couples deal with problems in their sexual relationships.a. assumption #1Pornography can aid as a sexual outlet for potential sex crime offenders. Many people h ... use of pornography. Even if one victim a year was saved, pornography would be useful to society.b. assumption #2Next, pornography can provide pleasure for those who are unable to find sexual fulfillm ...

(4 pages) 127 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A Philosophy for all- an analysis of the Tao

, Lao-tzu, establishes his first premise: the Tao is a force beyond human explanation. However this assumption does not mean that he can't attempt to describe it. Using the literary tools of contradic ...

(5 pages) 156 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Why should I be moral? Speaks of Aristotle's ideas

nterrogatory. Should I be moral? If I should be, then why? Why is morality important to society? An assumption can be made that morals derive from a purely religious perspective or the Golden Rule app ...

(5 pages) 244 1 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Mill's Theory of Liberty

ill, one can never be certain about the veracity or mendacity of acertain opinion or viewpoint. Any assumption of complete certainty of thetruth or falsity of an opinion is an allusion to the infallib ... ithin a certain sphere ( which I will elaborate on later) are similar.These are derived from Mill's assumption of the intrinsic good ofindividuality, as opposed to the evils of conformity, such as Ral ...

(14 pages) 360 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Accountability to the Canadian People

sponsible to the Canadian electorate. The realization of this responsibility is undertaken upon the assumption of office. Accountability within government is a measure that is used to control the abus ...

(11 pages) 96 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

3. Discuss three theories that purport to explain why members of Congress vote as they do. Chapter 11: Congress. Wilson Textbook.

ll or amendment: representational, organizational and attitudinal. Representational is based on the assumption that members want to get re-elected and therefore vote to please their constituents. Orga ... t to get re-elected and therefore vote to please their constituents. Organizational is based on the assumption that since most constituents don't know how their senator voted, it is not essential to p ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory