Essays Tagged: "Bamboo"

Analysis of "The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter," by Ezra Pound

ator also views the rest of the world and her husband-to-be through this innocence: "You came by on bamboo stilts, playing horse, / You walked about my seat, playing with blue plums" (3-4). These line ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

English translation to the 6th and 7th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Eight Dimensions' CD.

The rain drops slide down on both sides, and divides my emotionsPassing by the old man's house, the bamboo doorframe now seems so highThe tree I used to climb; when did it become so smallIt's fine thi ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Tiger Woods.

r almost took out Earl but his friend saved him. Later on that day, he gets in a predicament with a bamboo viper, and once again, his friend saves him. The friend's name was Nguyen Phong, and he was g ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Bali Gamelan performance

gongs, but also including hand or stick drums, flutes, and occasionally also bowed instruments and bamboo rattles.Gamelan is the music of Indonesia, Gamelan orchestras are usually percussion oriented ... eater music percolates and flutters. Instrumentation takes many forms, from heavy bronze or playful bamboo, to iron slabs and tinkling cymbals. Melodic instruments include bar percussion, rows of smal ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

An Ideal Home Topic: Creative Writing

alian and Japanese styles. Therefore, I like a house which uses a lot of natural wood like pine and bamboo. I have a great affinity towards wood because it not only enhances the freshness of air, but ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

History and development of kites. Explains the uses in the past and present.

arted in China approximately thirty centuries ago. To make their kites, they used materials such as bamboo and silk. Japan and a few other Asian countries learned the idea of kites from China where it ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


ms to enhance the resonance.The gamelan is likely indigenous to Indonesia and probably consisted of bamboo instruments. The royal courts of Bali emulated the pomp and ritual of the Javanese Majapahit ... n funeral processions.In between you'll find 30-piece bronze percussion orchestras, small angklung, bamboo gamelan, orchestras entirely of lutes and mouth-harps, and small quartets playing the accompa ...

(9 pages) 26 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Giant Panda

It lives in six small areas in inland China. Its habitat is a cold, damp, coniferous forest with a bamboo understory between an elevation of 4,000 to 11,000 feet. The Panda bear eats over 15 differen ... rstory between an elevation of 4,000 to 11,000 feet. The Panda bear eats over 15 different types of bamboo but they have been known to eat other plants, fish, eggs, and insects for their protein. Beca ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Woodwinds vs. Brass by John Lienhard

oodwind type that does not use a reed, but all of the rest of the instruments use a small sliver of bamboo that vibrates to create the sound that it emanates. Many of the traits that describe the wood ...

(5 pages) 14 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Planetary Explorations:

he earliest recorded mention of gunpowder comes from China late in the third century before Christ. Bamboo tubes filled with saltpeter, sulphur and charcoal were tossed into ceremonial fires during re ... the noise of the explosion would frighten evil spirits. It's probable that more than a few of these bamboo tubes were imperfectly sealed and, instead of bursting with an explosion, simply went shootin ...

(8 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays


(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays