Essays Tagged: "dictionary definition"

Sexual Harassment

o occur.In some cases we might not know that it is even taking place. What is sexualharassment? The dictionary definition of sexual is relating to, having orinvolving sex. The dictionary definition of ...

(3 pages) 327 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Philosophical ruminations

contemplating ideas about life is in constant development of philosophical possibilities. The first dictionary definition of the word philosophy reads that it is "the study of the principles underlyin ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

All about Pneumonia

PneumoniaDictionary definition:Pneu*mo*niaNoun: A disease of the lungs characterized by inflammation and cons ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A comparison essay between Shakespeare's,Hamlet, and Arthur Miller's, Death of a Salesman, on the issue of tragedy.

The term, tragedy, by dictionary definition, can be defined as "A story with a sad or unhappy ending." (Arthur Miller, Tra ...

(9 pages) 259 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action.

Jessica ScottES 4522/25/03Affirmative Action is EssentialAccording to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, affirmative means "favoring or supporting a proposition or motion." By the same standard ... e supporting a position to bring about a change by force or a natural way. This closely matches the dictionary definition of affirmative action, which is an active effort to improve the employment or ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why do fewer women subscribe to the idea that they are feminists in 2003 than was the case in the 70's and early 80's?

r the question and hope to successfully show why there has been a decline in women as feminists.The dictionary definition of feminism is simple enough: "belief in the social, political and economic eq ...

(7 pages) 118 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cross Cultural Intermediation of Fluxus.

artist, gallery director and small time entrepreneur, coined the name "Fluxus". He used the actual dictionary definition of "flux" to define the group. Flux is defined in the dictionary as the act of ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.3 Nov/2003

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

Business coursework, unit 1, tasks 2 and 3, Boots plc (for more of this piece, please email me) 25 pages in total!

be released by the company, which sets out the objectives of the business and the organisation. Its dictionary definition is "a statement of the firms overall reason for its existence"For a strong Mis ...

(17 pages) 290 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Symbolism: Branding and Advertising.

tigate this topic, it is important to first define the meaning of symbolic and symbolism.The Oxford dictionary definition for symbol is"Sign; thing representing or typifying something"A marketing dict ...

(10 pages) 513 2 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

This essay is about the 8th amendment and the dabate over cruel and unnatural punishments.

ys that 'cruel and unusual' punishments are not allowed, but what exactly is cruel and unusual? The dictionary definition of cruel is 'so intense as to cause extreme suffering'.1 Does that mean no tor ...

(5 pages) 114 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent do 'The Black Cat' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart' by Edgar Allen Poe conform to the conventions of the Gothic Horror Genre?

nre.To study the extent that Poe conforms, the conventions of the genre must first be identified. A dictionary definition of Gothic Horror states that it is 'of or like a style of writing popular in t ...

(10 pages) 109 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Love poetry coursework

nappropriate!Love dose not have boarder lines and boundaries. Its needs no expectations or a stable dictionary definition but only mortal realisation others to depict its extremities have exists on so ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

In the context of crime, what are the purposes of punishment and does it work?

ormity' to a set of rules, which are accepted by the majority of people within a society. Here is a dictionary definition of crime below:Crime1.An act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbid ... ehabilitation, prison sentences, community service, counselling, capital punishment etc. below is a dictionary definition of punishment:PunishmentThe act or an instance of punishing.a.The condition of ...

(6 pages) 207 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Dead Poets' Society Notes (a passage from the movie and study questions)

light motives in our film. The word itself may aquire both positive and negative connotations. Its dictionary definition is: "doing as you're asked to do, an action that corresponds to what is expect ... suceed in sowing the seeds of freedom of speech, freedom of thought?Study Questions:1. What is the dictionary definition of conformity?2. What is the difference between the dictionary definition of a ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Definition of Genius

lato, Maria Curie, and Blaise Pascal. All of these people seemed to possess genius according to the dictionary definition: someone with extraordinary intellectual ability, originality and creative pow ... intellectual ability, originality and creative power, someone excelling in a strong natural talent (, pars. 1). However, the dictionary has too many conflicting variations on the definit ...

(8 pages) 180 0 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Brief Discussion on the Definition of Art

r person's view, and the disparity between them can lead to harsh words and hurt feelings.By simple dictionary definition, art is the product of human creativity. It is the human effort to imitate, su ... or that single person's enjoymentIn the higher strata of society, art conforms more strictly to the dictionary definition. Something is only be considered art if the 'educated' art critic informs the ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

PASSION - a very descriptive definition essay on the word "Passion"

f enthusiasm. Passion can be expressed in many different ways, and in many different situations.The dictionary has several definitions for the word "passion." Passion is described as a powerful emotio ... und all of these emotions, therefore incorporating its title into every episode it airs. The second dictionary definition of the word "passion" elaborates much more on the powerful emotion of love.The ...

(2 pages) 177 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


Perception 9Rote Learning 9Task 2 11De-motivators 11To Improve Motivation 11Summary 12Task 1LearningDictionary Definition:learn·ing (lûr n ng)n.The act, process, or experience of gaining ... things by ourselves or by being taught by someone else. The key to learning is motivation.ForgettingDictionary Definition:for·get (f r-g t , fôr-) v. for·got, (-g t ) for·go ...

(11 pages) 150 0 3.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

My tongue, my language!

true meaning, so simple, yet so unexplainable and difficult to understand --What is it?A regular dictionary definition of language is "sounds produced by humans as a means of communication". That i ...

(2 pages) 74 2 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Gothic Literature in America. Looks specifically at Edgar Allen Poe's Tell Tale Heart.

thic writing however, is a major shift in how a person looks at the human race and its qualities. A dictionary definition of Gothic states that it is "an artistic style or movement of the 18th and 19t ... spired by and imitative of the Gothic style especially in architecture "[]. My definition of Gothic writing is a style of writing popular in the late 18th century ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe