Essays Tagged: "dashes"

Is this Made For a Boy? Does it Matter?

heir faces you can tell both the little boy and his sister are having fun. All of the sudden a lady dashes out the door screaming at the little boy. Unable to hear what she is saying, you roll down th ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The importance of the telegraph

ot and dash from each other being short and long, respectively. From these combinations of dots and dashes the Morse code was formed. The code included all the letters of the English alphabet, all the ... ed pencil and a roll of paper. When a message was received, the pencil would draw the corresponding dashes and dots on the paper to be deciphered later.The electric telegraph was one of the first tele ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Poem about Seeing Two Small Kids Get Mauled by a Dog

in conversationSun gazing upon them like a spotlightPassing glimpse evolving to a gapeAs the beast dashes towards themIts mouth unbolted, a mass of froth and daggersThey never saw it comingThe bigger ...

(1 pages) 179 11 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Emily Dickinson

with every other line being tetrameter or trimeter; and ABCB rhyme scheme; a careful dispersion of dashes; and slant rhyme. Random puns, riddles, and imagery also garnish the infamously basic form of ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Emily Dickinson Review and Interpretation of Poems #449, #465, and #712

n or psalm. Her scheme was usually an ABCB rhyme scheme. Her poems have short pauses interjected by dashes, which interrupt the rhythm, typically done in iambic pentameter. One of her greatest assets ...

(6 pages) 133 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poem We Grow Accustomed to the Dark Analysis

mething important in their life, and whom now must try and live in the darkness.Dickinson uses many dashes in her poem, sometimes more than one on each line. The dashes are meant to represent pauses a ... line. The dashes are meant to represent pauses and increased difficulties in her life. By using the dashes, Dickinson shows how now that there is darkness everything in her life must be considered, an ...

(3 pages) 21786 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Communications History

The Morse Code was then developed in 1844 by American Samuel Morse, which used a series of dots and dashes to send messages 60 kilometres away. As a switch on the telegraph was opened and closed, the ... send messages 60 kilometres away. As a switch on the telegraph was opened and closed, the dots and dashes were transmitted onto paper or converted into sounds which were read by a translator. The fir ...

(4 pages) 67 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Radio Amateur's Handbook - Book review

radio license is the ability to send and receive simple words and sentences represented by dots and dashes of the international Morse Code” (page 138.)6 “This only uses two sounds: a very sh ... radio license is the ability to send and receive simple words and sentences represented by dots and dashes of the international Morse Code” (page 138.)Morse Code was the dominate means of communi ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gladiator

ndicative of what a flop this movie was going to be. In the face of unsuspecting critics, Gladiator dashes in to become on of the year's best films. The premise is predictable enough: a Roman g ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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

Analying Emily Dickinson

ting." The violent downward motion of the action is heightened by the lineation in last stanza. The dashes function comparably to separate and highlight particular phrases and, like the breaks, force ... d or phrase before proceeding. The dash between "Space" and "began to Toll" functions this way. The dashes at the end of lines also work to question the finality of the line in a way that a period can ...

(2 pages) 648 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Catcher In The Rye

e a typical example of how Salinger establishes a conversational and simplistic tone. Also, he uses dashes for signalling digressions and pauses. This makes the dialogue come to life, giving the feeli ...

(6 pages) 1844 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Turn to Poem 508 'I'm ceded – I've stopped being Theirs-'(Emily Dickinson). How far and in what ways does the narrator give a sense of personal growth in the poem?

ation of liberation and individual existence and identity. The forced caesura created by the use of dashes on either side of the statement indicates a rupture. The use of ‘ceded’ makes it so ... ly follow such activities but she daringly declares her rejection of traditional, female roles. The dashes on either side of ‘too’ give this declaration an anxious, breathless quality, furth ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Description of UNIX, commands, ownership, and how it is written

mission for the owner as the first portion denotes, but as the second and third portion has the two dashes, the group and everyone else do not have access to the file, only to read and execute it. To ... by a read execute. It cannot be number one because that only gives access to execute and it has two dashes in front."-rw-rw-r--" is 664 in octal.The first set “rw” “read and write” ...

(3 pages) 16 0 2.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Jack Kerouac - Reshaping the Boundaries of Freedom -Compare the main characters from On the Road and Easy Rider

sion for choosing their lifestyle. Dean attended reform school where he was not reformed at all and dashes through America like a circular collecting a vast amount of adventures. He is searching for I ...

(2 pages) 1363 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

How does J.K Rowling engage the reader, and make them want to read on?

of the ‘Mr.’ enforces Harry image of achieving an adult status. She uses continues to use dashes to break down a sentences, it helps connects the rest of the sentence, keeping the fear the c ... r are used again. This allows the audience-children to follow the dialogue quite easily. The use of dashes is also followed by 3 full stops; this is used to again slow down the original speed of the s ...

(2 pages) 979 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors