Essays Tagged: "Collins"

Wilkie Collins "The Moonstone".

Wilkie Collins(1824 - 1889)Although Wilkie Collins was one of the most popular novelists of his day, his re ... ften regarded as the inventor of the detective story.The eldest son of the landscape artist William Collins RA, Wilkie Collins was born in London, Marylebone in 1824. He came from a family of artists. ... s born in London, Marylebone in 1824. He came from a family of artists. His brother Charles Allston Collins was a close friend of the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - particularly John Ever ...

(28 pages) 73 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The first Australian bushranger: John Black casare.

huge man, the small rations of the colony compelled him to steal in order to sustain himself. David Collins, the colony's Judge-Advocate, wrote in July 1789:" This man was always reputed the hardest w ... appetite he was compelled to steal from others, and all his thefts were directed to that purpose." (Collins)Caesar escapes for the first timeOn 29 April 1789, Caesar were tried for theft . A fortnight ...

(5 pages) 20 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Management Social Responsibility

mer through higher prices or shareholders would have to accept a lower return on their investment' (Collins, R. & McLaughlin, Y., 1998, pg. 691). Meanwhile, the organisations which adopt the class ... rist, Friedman, that organisations have only one obligation: to maximise returns for shareholders' (Collins, R. & McLaughlin, Y., 1998, pg. 691). However, putting shareholders only as its social d ...

(10 pages) 388 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

In this essay I will compare and contrast the story of Steven Cranes - A Mystery of Heroism and the poem a War is Kind

here a thousand corpses lie-how can this be kind? In The Mystery of Heroism, it seems senseless for Collins of A Company to get water given the risks involved.In the poem War is Kind, "because your fa ... , "because your father tumbled in the yellow trenches" reminds me of the scene from the story where Collins was rushing back with his water and came across a "the artillery officer who had fallen in t ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michael Collins role in Ireland

Michael Collins played a major part in Ireland's history after 1916. Michael Collins had been involved in th ... he Easter Uprising in 1916, but he played a relatively low key part. It was after the Uprising that Collins made his mark leading to the treaty of 1921 that gave Ireland dominion status within the Bri ... k leading to the treaty of 1921 that gave Ireland dominion status within the British Empire.Michael Collins was born in October 1890 in County Cork. This area was a heartland of the Fenian movement. H ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Michael Collins, Irish Patriot

Michael Collins was an Irish patriot. He accomplished the impossible by creating an Irish Free State. Collin ... , and then its commander in Chief of its armed forces when it was plunged into a civil war.In 1909, Collins was sworn in as a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. He was given the position of D ... nside informants in every section of Dublin Castle.With his intelligence agency set up and working, Collins then set to work on his most effective tactic which was a group of assassins, a specially se ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Michael Collins

OUTLINE I. Michael Collins A. Intro II. Early Years A. Place of birth B. Immediate Family C. Education, experiences, an ... Fire V. Civil War A. The Anglo-Irish Treaty B. Irregular IRA VI. Conclusion A. The Death of Michael Collins INTRODUCTION Through terror and assassination, a well-respected man in Irish History, Michae ... drafting of the constitution of the Irish Free State, and the founding of the Irish army which saw Collins as the first Commander-In-Chief. His life and death defined the time, in victory and tragedy ...

(14 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Eileen Marie Collins

NAME: Eileen Marie Collins (Colonel, USAF) NASA Astronaut PERSONAL DATA: Born November 19, 1956, in Elmira, New York. M ... 3), French Legion of Honor, NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, NASA Space Flight Medals.EXPERIENCE: Collins graduated in 1979 from Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma, where ... er 5,000 hours in 30 different types of aircraft.NASA EXPERIENCE: Selected by NASA in January 1990, Collins became an astronaut in July 1991. Initially assigned to Orbiter engineering support, Collins ...

(2 pages) 568 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Billy Collins, analysis of his poems. Shoveling snow with Buddha, Victoria's secret, and I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey's Version Of "Three Blind Mice"

Arguably the most popular poet in America, Billy Collins provides readers with two types of poetry that is nothing like typical poetry. One of his un ... ath the surface. Both styles of poetry are easy to read, but take a second look to realize what the Collins is intending the reader to understand. Billy Collins is an exceptionally talented poet whose ... a’s Secret, and ” “ Shoveling Snow with Buddha ” might convince the reader that Collins is offering poems that are clever yet easy to read and understand. A quick reading of Collin ...

(12 pages) 11787 0 1.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Michael Collins 1996

Michael Collins was born in Woodfield, Clonakilty Cork Ireland 16 Oct 1890 - 22 Aug 1922 he was an Irish rev ... e, and both as Chairman of the Provisional Government and Command-In-Chief of the National Army. In Collins short life he accomplished a great feat which no other man could obtain "The Anglo-Irish Tre ... feat which no other man could obtain "The Anglo-Irish Treaty" which is still emplace today.Michael Collins tactics were brutal! He used tactics of ambush, terror and selective brutality against the p ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Compare and contrast Mr Darcy and Mr Collins' proposals

Compare and contrast Mr Collins' proposal with Mr Darcy's first proposal, exploring the ways in which Austen enhances our un ... nnet is faced with two daunting offers of proposal from the affluent Mr Darcy and well-connected Mr Collins. It is possible for the reader to notice that Elizabeth Bennet is not the average woman from ... Mr Darcy's proposal conveys an element of genuine care and admiration for Elizabeth rather than Mr Collins' insensate and practical approach to marriage. Therefore, their proposals give us a heighten ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen