Essays Tagged: "Canon"

Schlisinger's canon vs. my high school's canon

Jr.--a Pulitzer Prize winning historian--calls this list in his book The Disuniting of America, a 'canon' or 'canonical literature.' A problem exists with this canon, at least Schlesinger claims ther ... rature.' A problem exists with this canon, at least Schlesinger claims there is. He states that the canon is being used 'as an instrument of European oppression enforcing the hegemony of the white rac ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hamlet: A Study of Psychological Growth (William Shakespeare)

. ii. 135). In this first soliloquy, Hamlet decides not to kill himself because God has 'fix'd/ His canon 'gainst self-slaughter" (I. ii. 131-2). He has realized that God is watching him and he cannot ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hamlet by Shakespeare

ullied flesh would melt,Thaw and resolve itself into a dew,Or that the Everlasting had not fix'dHis canon 'gainst self-slaughter. O God! O God!How weary, stale, flat, and profitableSeem to me all the ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

A brief description of the pros and cons of joining the Euro, and the problems that may be faced by the UK in the future

of the decision to remain with the pound for the time being. Companies such as Matsushita, Hitachi, Canon and Sony have all cut jobs or moved production to other parts of the world because of the high ...

(3 pages) 70 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

"The finest church that the middle ages never produced." Is that a fair interpretation of St. Mary's church, Portsmouth?

why it didn't last very long and was demolished in 1887. The current church was built in 1878 after Canon Edgar Jacob became the vicar of the parish.Many of the visitors today believe that the current ... d intended for St. Marys to look like one. A lot of the ideas and features must also have come from Canon Edgar Jacob himself.The church's 'Middle Aged features' include niches with no statues, buttre ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Canon strategic analysis case study (resource based view)

CANON: COMPETING ON CAPABILITIESThis report examines the competitive strategy that enabled the "came ... nd multinational premier company.Specifically, the report considers (1) the competitive strategy of Canon (2) the major resources and capabilities of Canon (3) management of the development and transf ... anon (3) management of the development and transfer of capabilities throughout the organisation (4) Canon's strategic perspective (5) is Canon successful? (6) conclusion and key learning pointsCompeti ...

(8 pages) 622 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Account for the centrality of ancient sculpture to the canon of art in Western Europe between the Renaissance and the early nineteenth century.

est until the first half of the nineteenth Century and although ancientsculpture was central to the canon during the Renaissance, most examples were eitherRoman copies of Greek works or Hellenistic.Ar ... theorist Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1615-96) made a significant contribution to thedevelopment of the canon by looking closely at ancient sculpture and using it to applyto modern standards of painting. ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Teacher

Out of all the teachers in the school, Canon was the one who demanded the most respect. In his presence, no one dared to talk, nor breathe ... ive voices, laughed over crude jokes, and stuck gum under old desks. However, in the minutes before Canon's class, everything was still. Every boy was in his seat reciting random details on The Battle ... door from which the teacher from hell would enter. After an unimaginable length of time had passed, Canon entered the classroomHis entrance was theatrical. He marched in with gigantic strides, each on ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Chapter 3 outline on: The Canons of Empirical Methods

1.) The Canon of SelectionBernard Lonergan refers to two types of data: the data of sense, and the data of c ... t of one's research and be made available to the sense through reading and personal experience. The Canon of Selection is a set of general, testable principles that explains a range of observed phenom ... ut and observing polar bears and viewing their colors, to see whether each bear is white or not.The Canon of Selection is the process whereby one selects out favorable evidence, while ignoring unfavor ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hamlet Soliloquies

olid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolveitself into a dew, Or that theEverlasting had not fixed, His canon 'gainst self-slaughter, O God! God!" (42) These fewlines show that Hamlet is sodepressed that ...

(4 pages) 36 2 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This 10 page paper is about the the feminist influence in the book, Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga.

0's women began to find that these stereotypes were being circulated through works published in the canon. The canon is an unofficial list of one hundred pieces of literature which were considered to ... this are books that were working to counteract the principles created from the books listed on the canon. "....the very facts which set them apart as a group, as women, as a certain kind of person, ...

(12 pages) 70 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a speech for a US Representative running for Senate. Includes problems that Congress has and 3 proposals to fix it.

ctions to fix these problems, not just point them out. I have chosen three proposals from Mayor and Canon that I think will help Congress in overcoming these aforementioned fundamental problems. My id ... ut history. To help you understand this problem I will explain two examples, according to Mayer and Canon, which you may have heard of before.The first is the tragedy of the commons."Imagine that you ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Shakespeare: A comparison of the role of women in his plays, and in society at the time.

unique subject matter. Even though critics of later literature brought women writers back into the canon, defined a female aesthetics, or consolidated a female literary history, the Shakespearean wom ...

(7 pages) 90 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Introduction to the New Testament

ooks claim to be written by Paul. One other book, the Epistle to the Hebrews, was accepted into the canon only after Christians came to believe that Paul had written it. The Acts of Apostles, sketches ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

An Examination of how the 'type' of Fujio Mitarai has influenced the performance of Canon in the past ten years.

�An Examination of how the 'type' of Fujio Mitarai has influenced the performance of Canon in the past ten years.�1. Executive SummaryThis essay examines the impact of management ... anagement type on the performance of the firm. The case study of Fujio Mitarai, former president of Canon, is used by the authors to determine whether the type of management is influential in the succ ...

(15 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Do you think there are any authors or books not listed in the `Chicago Canon` that should definitely not have been omitted? Discuss" Socrates

though they ultimately cost him his life.To my surprise Socrates was not mentioned on the `Chicago Canon` list, while he definitely should not have been omitted, for he was the most mysterious figure ... t of modern societies. That is the reason why Socrates should not have been omitted in the `Chicago Canon`; furthermore, in my opinion his name should be written on the first place.Bibliography:http:/ ...

(2 pages) 13 1 3.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Book Of Judith And The Jewish Cannon

The exclusion of the Book of Judith from the Jewish canon suggests that the Jewish canon excludes stories that that do not deal with Yahweh directly, or ... side of the Jewish cannon as it was compiled. There was no "final cut"� of literature in the canon where all of the stories were reviewed by a group of Jewish religious authorities and the cano ... the Snake, and more), was simply left out along the way (Gabel, Wheeler and York 197) as the Jewish canon was compiled over the centuries. The literature that was left in the Jewish canon was the lite ...

(5 pages) 555 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blade Runner

The Question of Satisfying the Requirements of the canonical Art In the beginning of his "The New Eve"� essay, Desser claims the similarity of t ... ly classical works according to his definition. His definition of artwork worthy to be a part of a "canon"� requires that the work is serious, philosophical, and important (53). Taking this as ... ks satisfy this definition proves to us by comparison that Blade Runner should be included into the canon, if any work of cinema can be. The method of his proof of the worthiness of this piece include ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Donne And English Literature

other angles. Considering the enormity of his ups and downs, his changing place within the English canon, the works of John Donne make a particularly revealing place from which to view the tradition ... n placed in the second or third rank of poets, loosely holding on to his lesser spot in the English canon. Unlike my contemporaries, I find his poetry fascinating, as I certainly showed by my slanted ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The classical canon and the contemporary canon

Technically, for a novel to be accepted into the canon, it must be over 100 years old. This means that the novel has outlived its generation and cont ... xt and is still as relevant and meaningful as it was when it was first published. The novels in the canon are so much more than just a good story. They have deeper layers which say something about hum ... about human nature and there are different ways they can be interpreted. Most of the novels in the canon are representations of their context. They can be seen as a part of history and become importa ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature