Essays Tagged: "currents"

Westerns and social commentary

have been recognized, "similar to other forms ofpopular culture, as a useful barometer of shifting currents in American society andculture (Etulain 3)." The development of the western film genre in A ...

(7 pages) 181 0 4.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Discuss the causes of the Dutch revolt against Spain. What were the consequences for the emerging power of England?

and resided), followed by the introduction of Spanish soldiers, governors, and officials, the first currents of revolt began to stir. As the religious wars consumed Europe, the 'invasion' of Philip II ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ce in the world and society.The world of the nineteenth century Boston was that of emergence of new currents of thought in response to the conservative atmosphere. The wealthy upper classes (the arist ...

(13 pages) 300 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plate Tectonics: It contains a general description, such as the origination of the theory, an explanation of the theory, and how it was proved.

stic-like layer of the mantle. They move because of something called a convection current. In these currents in the asthenosphere, the cooler plastic-like mantle is denser so it goes down closer to th ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The birth and death of stars.

gen and other elements. The clouds, called nebulae, are cool and relatively dense and are shaped by currents of hot, low-density gases. It is in these nebulae, that certain processes come together to ...

(4 pages) 126 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Paraphrase of Ezra Pound's "Portrait d'une Femme."

vely static area of the North Atlantic stretching between the West Indies and the Azores, where the currents deposit masses of seaweed. To me these lines are saying that she is old, a has been: "Ideas ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sigmund freud

of Love," Freud defines two important conceptual theories: The affectionate current and the sensual currents. The affectionate current is based on the affection someone receives as a child from their ... s. It would be incestuous to express these new feelings toward the same person who the affectionate currents are directed toward, they are then directed toward someone with similar qualities but who i ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Taking a closer read at Haroun and the Sea of Stories

(34)The Ocean of the Streams of Story symbolizes the human brain, this is where the "streams" and "currents" of ideas flow and originate. We don't just use our brain to store data, but we create and ... looked into the water and saw that it was made up of a thousand thousand thousand and one different currents..." (72) It shows that there are more than 1001 different currents meaning there are more t ...

(10 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


ature is right for you beforehand. Current can be very dangerous when snorkeling. Even the smallest currents can be misleading. It is important that you never allow your buddies to enter a heavy curre ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Assess the contribution migrants have made to Australia's social, cultural and economic development from 1945 to the present day.

n Europe in the 1950s and 1960s. After an interruption during the recession of the early 1970s, new currents of immigration from Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and New Zealand developed. The ove ...

(3 pages) 57 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Symbolism In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

werful one, because one steers a ship to an extent, yet its fate lies in the hands of the winds and currents.Secondly, the albatross symbolizes Christ. Just as the Mariner senselessly slays the bird, ...

(2 pages) 60 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Vampire Legend...

et pavement a couple blocks from her house when it started to rain. It was coming down pretty hard; currents of water were rushing towards the sewers.The sky was unlit and shaded. Nothing could really ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

If Darwin went to the Channel Islands instead of the Galapagos, would he have found the same things?

nsisting of what are today the three northern islands" on debris from the mainland by riding on the currents during storms (Lambert). Since it was an island, grey fox had a hard time surviving on the ...

(1 pages) 363 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

James Prescott Joule

a solid core magnet.In early 1839, Joule discovered a law which describes the relationship between currents and electromagnets. The equation he produced an equation for this was:M = E2W 2Where M repr ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Origins of the Cold War

the most comprehensive andrecommended.d.Search, selection + of the authors which representthe main currents of thought.e.Analysis of their main postulates and arguments.B) Summary of evidenceThe orig ... multiple interpretations and assessments about the topic it is clear or rather clear that some main currents of thought can be identified: the orthodox or traditional, the revisionist and the post-rev ...

(5 pages) 219 1 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Compare the use of a dry cell battery with button cell battery in terms of the chemistry, cost and practicality, impact on society and environment.

radios and battery-operated clocks. It is best used for low drain appliances, which need only small currents such as portable items (radio).It consists of a zinc outer casting, the anode, an aqueous p ... at it does not contain a very large amount of electricity for its size and cannot develop very high currents. It can also develop leaks when it goes flat. It is non-rechargeable and has a short shelf ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What was the political, social and religious background to the emergence of Muhammad and the rise of Islam? (NB: No bibliography)

e form of Muhammad's ideas and actions requires an insight into the political, social and religious currents at work on the eve of Islam.The situation of the Near East may have been for centuries domi ...

(6 pages) 32 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


combination. Date: 4/18/00 Class: Senior Seminar in Computer Science Useful WWW Sites: :Training Directory Article 3: Computer ... combination. Date: 4/18/00 Class: Senior Seminar in Computer Science Useful WWW Sites: :Training Directory Article 3: Computer ...

(9 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Leonardo Da Vinci Shows Science In Art

Da Vinci has had many works that relate with science. He has painted a piece of artwork called "two currents meet, with obstacles". It deals with density, viscosity, compressibility, surface ten ...

(1 pages) 298 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boats 101

ay to spend a day is in a raft, tackling the mighty Penobscot, paddling the rapids fast and furious currents and cresting whitewater. Whitewater rafting is as invigorating as a symphony. The first tim ...

(1 pages) 282 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers