Essays Tagged: "boats"


ovember1879, Seurat went to Brest to do his military service. While there he drewbeaches, seas, and boats. In 1883, Seurat began Une baignade, Asnieres or as its called now "The Bathers". Seurat did m ... coast staying in Grandcamp. Seurat only made six paintings andonly considered one of them finished "boats corner of a harbor".In 1886 Seurat finished Poseuses. This painting was Seurat's nudes.This wa ...

(2 pages) 130 1 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

European Expansion beyond territorial borders between 1450 and 1650

great change in the way the rough choppy ocean waters were explored. Most ships were narrow opened boats called galleys, these ships manned by convicts or slaves at the oars were not made for rough s ...

(1 pages) 99 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Fishing Techniques

y throwing lures from the shore and catching nothing, we decided to venture out on the resort lodes boats. There was only about an hour left of sunlight that day, so we all piled into the boats and ra ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Natives during the Fur-trade, what influences the Natives had towards the fur trade.

depended on the Natives means of transportation as canoes were foreign to them. Deny's mentioned " Boats cannot go up this river higher than eighteen to twenty leagues because of the falls and of the ...

(4 pages) 76 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Movement of a pre historic culture The Nebulosa Chain

off. One of the sailors described this culture as amazing seamen with sturdy and fast skin-covered boats. They had semi-subterranean homes next to the seashore and had bone harpoons with stone as the ...

(8 pages) 76 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Paraphrase of two Leonard Cohen Poems: Suzanne and The Partisan

Suzanne taking you to her "place by the river" in the first section. Here you can sit and listen to boats, and spend time with her. You know that she is different from anyone else you've met ("And you ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Just War Thoery Paper. well written with citations. done for a hard ethics teacher.

ur forces jumped right on this mission. They used different types of missiles,launching them off of boats and dropping them from the air. This information was just arumor and there was no just cause o ...

(5 pages) 132 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Paper on the atlantic slave trade and the benefits of the traingle trade

any blacks die during the voyage through the Middle Passage because of the environment on the slave boats. People are not well fed, they have poor hygiene, and when one person gets sick, so do all the ... r did any harm to them. They are rounded up in herds and separated from their families, thrown onto boats, and shipped away to live out the rest of their lives in slavery. There has never been a succe ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


actor was the fact that only women and children were allowed by the officers in charge into the lifeboats. Another was the discrimination against Third Class passengers. The boats sufficed only to hal ... e" tells us that the owner should have paid in kind. Faulty engineering, insufficient number of lifeboats, over-capacity, hubris, passengers and crew not drilled to face emergencies, extravagant claim ...

(11 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Summary of "The Old Man and the Sea" by Hemmingway.

in, a boy, accompanied him half throughout his journey although his parents ordered him to transfer boats because of their belief the Santiago is unlucky. Yet still, the boy helped Santiago bring in h ...

(6 pages) 55 2 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Poetry Report Mandalay by Rudyard Kipling

s Burma girl is thinking of him. He also talks about the land around him. Mostly he talks about the boats and the fishes in the river. But I think that the most powerful line in this poem is revealed ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Damnation of a Canyon. A Response to Edward Abbey

efore the dam, people would float down the clam river, but now the reservoir is busy with motorized boats. Abbey concludes by suggesting draining the reservoir and then "The wilderness will again belo ... ers a constant source of energy for the town and surrounding areas. Also, he explains how motorized boats are on the waters. Maybe, the reservoir has actually brought more citizens, tourists, etc, to ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It's Not What It Seems, It's Just What You Think It Is An analysis of choice within a seemingly perfect utopian society

the city of Omelas. There is an air of genuine excitement about the festival, with its flag-adorned boats, noisy running children, prancing horses, and "great joyous clanging of the bells." The author ...

(4 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Thropian: An Original Myth

or children to play on. Also on the coast there were fishermen's docks, and small harbors for their boats.The sea was also home to the monster Thropnon. He was a sort of giant lizard, who was for the ... fishermen, but he meant no harm. He would do things like make waves with his giant tail to rock the boats, or more often, splash water at the men. Sometimes though, he would go a bit too far with the ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The importance of setting in Herman Hesse's Siddhartha

rst line of the book, writing, "In the shade of the house, in the sunshine on the river bank by the boats, in the shade of the sallow wood and the fig tree..." This shows the beginning of the journey, ...

(3 pages) 61 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Swiss Family Robinson. How technology has made us lazy and un self-sufficient

ss Family Robinson, the family was ship wrecked on an island. Their boat was made of wood. Nowadays boats are made of metal and have radar or other tracking devices on board. Instead of leather masts ... leather masts we have giant motor propelled rudders and jets. Instead of just transportation today boats are used for pleasure, or even marriages. They have boats with big swimming pools, dining area ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sea Gypsies of Asia Boast "Incredible" Underwater Vision.

For centuries the seminomadic Moken people have lived as hunter-gatherers, dwelling on boats or stilted dwellings along the coasts of Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand.They harvest the sea's b ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

New kingdom egypt

he time he reached the throne, Amenhotep I undertook military campaigns in Libya and in Nubia using boats on the Nile to transport his army, and extended the boundaries of his empire by establishing a ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Female pirates in the Caribbean: role status and Contribution.

rates would be outnumbered causing a bloody attack (American 119). This is why the captain of their boats would not allow women to be pirates. If a woman wanted to be a pirate she would have to dress ...

(11 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Macau Maritime Museum and the A-Ma Temple

ys showed us many ways to fish. Examples range from pieces of writing to models of fishing nets and boats. On the second floor models and pieces of writing describe early boats and fortresses near wat ... and pieces of writing describe early boats and fortresses near water. There are artifacts of early boats and seaside fortresses. Visitors can learned the different materials used in boat making from ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays