Essays Tagged: "Barnes"

A Tormented Mind: Vincent van Gogh's Mental Illness Reflected in His Self-Portraits

ionary artistic talent died in his brother Theo's arms, little known orappreciated in his own time (Barnes 17). Van Gogh's suicide marked theend of a life-long struggle with mental illness and depress ... ghly strung, over-sensitive temperament" which contributed to his senseof isolation and loneliness (Barnes 8). He felt alone in the sense that no oneelse could really understand him, and this further ...

(12 pages) 477 3 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Interpersonel communications and technology - APA style

wing from the high end of the socioeconomic scale and slowly filtering down to the low end. (Walker-Barnes, 2001). Is America wired for everyone? What about the 79% of the population who are making le ... ieeeusa.org.U.S. Census Bureau. (2000). http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/42/42045.htmlWalker-Barnes, S. (2001, Mar). Inside story. Policy and Practice of Public Human Services, 59(1), 4-5.Walke ...

(8 pages) 722 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

A Critical analysis of The film Platoon.

of a Vietnam War not known by the American public. Tom Beringer, who plays the experienced Sergeant Barnes, was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category along with Willem Defoe who plays Sergea ... line life, living (if they're luck) from moment to moment, values that apply elsewhere fade out for Barnes and others" (Kauffman 24). While serving his time Taylor experience the war in its full spect ...

(4 pages) 149 2 4.2 Apr/2003

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

Biography of Colin Powell.

ht of AIDS in the world (Means 98). "He is best described as a trail blazer," said my mother Bonnie Barnes. "He has opened so many doors for more black Americans."Being the first black American to be ... race. "He does an amazing job, his decisions are some of the best in this time of indecision," said Barnes. America has had a predominately white leadership and hasn't had any minorities within the up ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Heraclitus

obscure." And even today, it is very difficult to be certain what Heraclitus was talking about. As Barnes says (Presocratics, p. 57):"Heraclitus attracts exegetes as an empty jampot wasps; and each n ... insufficiently general to be of much interest, and (b) seems too strong to have any plausibility.4. Barnes suggests that the unity thesis can be represented as a conjunction of the following two claim ...

(9 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

First Steps of Football: Establishing an Association

this sport was founded as an association. The main football clubs in England (for example: Forest, Barnes, War Office, Crusaders, Crystal Palace and others) sent their representatives to the meeting ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Strategic Plan Analysis - Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble (Strategic Plan Analysis)Barnes & Noble is a company that was founded and own ... and chairman with a vision that bookstores could be the place where people could be and become (www.barnesandnoble.com). In this paper I will look at Barnes & Noble's vision, goals and objectives ... , goals and objectives as well as their strategic plan and will give a SWOT analysis of the company.Barnes & Noble's mission, vision and values include not only the customers but also the authors, ...

(2 pages) 1026 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A comparison of Barnes & Noble and The Borders Group.

Annual Report ProjectA Comparison of Barnes & Noble Booksellersand The Borders GroupA. IntroductionIn 2002, Barnes & Noble Bookse ... Reports and SEC 10-K filings provided by each organization.As the leaders of the industry, Borders, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.com produce a combined 1.1 billion dollars in annual sales. Because A ... com is primarily an online-based retailer and does not operate brick and mortar stores, Borders and Barnes & Noble are the largest direct competitors in this industry.The Borders Group (BGP), head ...

(8 pages) 477 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Film Review: Platoon, "Fighting for a Different Cause"

en fighting together. He accomplishes getting his point across by using characters such as Sergeant Barnes and Sergeant Elias and also through events displaying their conflicting mind sets. Thi ... extremity as Bunny yet. After this scene in the hut, the men go back outside into the village, and Barnes is yelling at a Vietnamese man. His wife continues shouting out of fear, and this really tick ...

(4 pages) 56 1 5.0 May/2004

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

Barnes & Noble vs. Amazon.com

ing industry has very thin profit margin and is very competitive. Amazon.com (Amazon hereafter) and Barnes & Noble (BN hereafter) represented two distinctive business strategic models. After caref ... store so that non-performing ones can be removed within 120 days. More importantly, BN established barnesandnoble.com to compete with Amazon. BN increasingly uses technology to maintain and expand it ...

(5 pages) 517 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Platoon, film review

of a Vietnam War not known by the American public. Tom Beringer, who plays the experienced Sergeant Barnes, was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category along with Willem Defoe who plays Sergea ... line life, living (if they're luck) from moment to moment, values that apply elsewhere fade out for Barnes and others" (Kauffman 24). While serving his time Taylor experience the war in its full spect ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

'Flaubert's Parrot' by Julian Barnes - A review.

Although this is a fictional novel, it ventures into the realms of a biography. Barnes, or rather, Geoffrey Braithwaite, the 'author' and narrator, recounts many aspects of Gustave ... sents us with biographical details and chronology. I suppose it could be said that the real writer, Barnes, is writing a fictional biography of the fictional biographer, Geoffrey Braithwaite, who in t ... e curiosity of the reader to know about the writer, which Geoffrey comments on throughout the book. Barnes is obviously trying to make the point to us that a work of fiction does not necessarily refle ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Internet Article Review.

nd a formulation for a new strategic action plan. For example, the expansion of superstores such as Barnes & Noble and Borders, Inc., has a direct impact on the local booksellers in the community. ...

(2 pages) 107 0 2.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Online book retailing

e will look at U.S. online bookselling market, in particular, the major two players -Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. In this market, the major two companies compete with each other, and their compe ... h a greater selection, more convenience and better customer service. In this market, Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble are the two major players. According to a survey conducted by Ernst & Young's ...

(6 pages) 166 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Amazon.com -vs- Barnes & Noble

et since transport costs are fixed).Two companies that can be compared in this shopping fashion are Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com. You're probably familiar with both of these retailers for book lo ... or those people who can't or just don't want to make there way out to the store for whatever reason.Barnes & Noble on the other hand is a wonderful store where you can pick up just about any book ...

(4 pages) 222 2 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Transferring a wheelchair bound patient using effective moving and handling skills following TILE (Task,Individual, Load, Environment).

elf. Being bound to his wheelchair means his more prone to pressure sores especially on his bottom (Barnes 1996). To reduce the risk of pressure sores he is moved into a soft chair using a mobile hois ... oughout this procedure and all objects had been moved to allow a quick and safe transfer.References:Barnes .J, 1996, Preventing pressure sores in wheelchair users. [online](edition and publisher)Avail ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Online Book Sales

ine Book Sales is a competitive e-commerce market. This paper will address 3 specific book sellers: Barnes & Noble, Books Online and Amazon and will describe the look and feel of each of these web ... , Books Online and Amazon and will describe the look and feel of each of these websites.Website 1 - barnesandnoble.comBarnesandnoble.com appears to cater to individuals who are really looking for book ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Marketing Tools for Online Booksellers

marketing tools for the online bookseller industry. Team D describes how three different websites, Barnes & Noble, Books Online and Amazon, conduct business on the internet with focus on marketin ... ebsites and an evaluation of the apparent customer service provided by each site of the three sites.Barnes & NobleThe Barnes and Noble site does not heavily market major commercial partnerships; w ...

(4 pages) 165 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Whatever

Barnes & Noble.com - Tis: A Memoir (10 cassettes) ... heartwarming, heartwrenching, and noble as ... ught the book the ... as he, inspiring. Despite that characterization, however, the book is ...shop.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?salesurl=Rshop.barnesandnoble.com/ booksearch/results. ...

(1 pages) 383 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maturity And Society

Buss and Barnes, 1986 claim that we are likely to marry someone who is similar to us. I agree with the author ...

(1 pages) 302 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers