Essays Tagged: "Dunbar"

Effects of Deforestation

include greater exposure to the elements (wind, rain etc...), other non-forest animals and humans (Dunbar, 1993). This unnatural extinction of species endangers the world's food supply, threatens man ... f deforestation activity (from what is projected) in many areas such as the Brazilian Amazon Basin (Dunbar, 1993). Forests are an important part of maintaining the earth's biological and ecological di ...

(3 pages) 168 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Roger Sherman

He was taught the trade of a cobbler. He received no formal education. He was taught be Rev. Samuel Dunbar. Rev. Dunbar taught Rogers math, history, theology , law and politics. Rogers was very intere ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

This essay is about Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem the seedling. It reviews the poem and Dunbar as the first reconized black poet.

Dunbar was one of the first African Americans to gain national eminence for being a poet. He was rec ... only lives to 33 years old. Even though his young death he excelled as a prolific poet.In seedling Dunbar uses a struggling seedling trying to become a beautiful flower as a metaphor of blacks strugg ... sunshine, and blossomed into a beautiful flower. Then its work is done and its goal is accomplished.Dunbar used a flower to show his people?s struggles to fight racism and to gain equality. He showed ...

(2 pages) 78 0 2.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

inds this information on page 132 when Mr Summers says, 'Wife draws for husband (the wife being Mrs Dunbar). Don't you have a grown boy to do it for you, Janey?' This suggests that the 'working class' ... people seem to think that if they worked hard they would survive for longer. This is shown when the Dunbars and the Watsons are targeted. Mr Dunbar had broken his leg so could not do work and Mr Watso ...

(3 pages) 127 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

lottery in this story. Coincidentally, the two families which contribute the least amount of work (Dunbar and Watson) are the families that everyone thinks will get 'the black dot'; or is it that the ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Historical Evaluatino of "Dances With Wolves" by Michael Blake

Dances With Wolves, by Michael Blake, creates a remarkable story of a soldier named Lieutenant Dunbar. This story is written in third person, and has diary entries of lieutenant Dunbar in them. T ... buffalo, Comanche enemies, Comanche leisure, society, homes, religion, and clothing. In the novel, Dunbar meets Comanche Indians, and learns their ways of life. The story takes place during the civil ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Life of Paul Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872 in Dayton, Ohio. While Dunbar was not the first African American po ... writer, he was the first to gain such respect and to be accepted by both white and black audiences. Dunbar attended schools with many whites. So many of his friends were white, and most of them friend ... attended schools with many whites. So many of his friends were white, and most of them friends with Dunbar to his death. The Wright brothers were among Dunbar's friends. They not only operated a bicyc ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Citizen Kane: Intrusion of Privacy

Chris DunbarProfessor JamesEnglish 101A14 October 2003Citizen Kane:Intrusion of PrivacyThe movie, Citizen ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

The Expanded Marketing Mix: IKEA - highlights the 4Ps and expanded 7Ps marketing mix

retailer and franchisor Inter IKEA Systems B.V.The Expanded Marketing MixAccording to McDonald and Dunbar (1998), the marketing mix is the term used to describe the tools and techniques an organizati ... Kennedy, J.R. and Kiel, G. (2003). Services Marketing. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.McDonald, M. and Dunbar, I. (1998). Market Segmentation: How To Do It, How To Profit From It. Oxford: Palgrave.

(7 pages) 419 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

How and to what extent does language make humans distinctive from other animals?

oups by grooming, but obviously this is time consuming and can only be done on an individual basis. Dunbar (1993, p. 89) comments, "What language seems to do is allow you to overcome that barrier and ... n was taught particular actions and it was found that it had communicated these to another dolphin. Dunbar (1993, p. 89) comments, "there are still some doubts about dolphins and porpoises, but for al ...

(8 pages) 117 0 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Dances With Wolves" Analysis - Illustrate how Native-Americans & Native-American culture is represented in this film differently than in usual media presentations.

resentation."Dances with Wolves" contradicts many of society's stereotypes of Native Americans. Lt. Dunbar reflected in his journal that the natives were not "beggars or thieves." Once they understood ... lected in his journal that the natives were not "beggars or thieves." Once they understood that Lt. Dunbar wasn't meaning any harm, they were willing to communicate. Kicking Bird brought Lt. Dunbar a ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

"Dances With Wolves"

"Dances with Wolves" is the story of Lt. Dunbar, whose exploration of the Western frontier becomes mirrored in a search for his own identity. ... d in a search for his own identity. The film is shot as a narrative in continuous development, with Dunbar providing a voice-over narrative in the guise of journal entries. It begins dramatically with ... voice-over narrative in the guise of journal entries. It begins dramatically with the badly wounded Dunbar who would rather choose death than allow the amputation of his foot. He charges the Confedera ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2006

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

Dances With Wolves

533; started off in St. David's Field, Tennessee, in 1863. During the Civil War, Lieutenant John J. Dunbar tried to commit suicide by riding right into the path of the Confederate States of America, b ... eing killed, he inspired the rest of the Union to fight, and they won the battle. After the battle, Dunbar was given the choice to any assignment he wanted, and chose to go out West. When he went to h ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Foreshadowing In "The Lottery"

tion of the word nervous reinforces that the lottery is not one of fun and games. In addition, Mrs. Dunbar's anticipation for Mr. Summers to "hurry" shows that the lottery is not the type of occ ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Yield to Maturity Paper

2007).The following example demonstrated the application of each of these methods for finding YTM (Dunbar, 2000):Example: A Company bond, which currently sells for $1,080, has a 10% coupon interest r ... d result in a value of $1,000, the discount rate that would result in $1,080 must be less than 10% (Dunbar, 2000). Trying 9% they get: $100 x (PVIFA 9%,10 years) + $1,000 x (PVIF 9%, 10 years)= $100 x ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.7 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

"Dances with wolves"

“Dances with Wolves” is a 1990 Epic film, telling the story of John Dunbar, a United States cavalry officer in the 1860s. The movie opens during a quiet period in a bat ... y officer in the 1860s. The movie opens during a quiet period in a battle of the US Civil War. John Dunbar attempts to commit suicide, after learning that his leg has to be amputated. He rides a horse ... edly rallying his fellow soldiers into the Confederate positions. This establishes a diversion, and Dunbar is named a hero by his commanding officer, while his leg is saved.Dunbar, the main protagonis ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Aug/2007

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

Slips of fate -the lottery

ne would forget a day like lottery day. Her procrastination is logical but her excuse is lame. Mrs. Dunbar tells her son, "I wish they'd hurry." Her anxiousness seems due to dread. She wants the dread ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Paul L. Dunbar

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar was born June 27, 1872 in Dayton, OH. His mother Matilda, was a former sl ... olored Calvary Regiment during the Civil war (online). Joshua and Matilda separated in 1874. Dunbar came from a poor family. After his father left, his mother supported the family by working as ... y the families she worked for. She loved poetry and encouraged her children to read poetry as well. Dunbar began writing and reciting poetry as early as age six. Paul was one of the most popula ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of "We Wear the Mask" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

"We Wear the Mask" by Paul Laurence Dunbar was first published in 1896, a time when African-Americans, like Paul Laurence Dunbar, had ve ... frican-Americans faced. The views of the whole American-American community are expressed because of Dunbar's use of the word "we". This poem contains a lot of figurative language and other literary te ... This poem contains a lot of figurative language and other literary techniques.The poem starts with Dunbar speaking for the entire black community. He expresses his anger of having to hide his emotion ...

(2 pages) 33583 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Acequia Systems in New Mexico from the Spanish Colonial Period to Today

ter. Pueblo societies have formed around the river since they began using agriculture. According to Dunbar-Ortiz (2007), irrigation agriculture has been around for 2000 years. In that time it has radi ... nd he has a large amount of power to regulate water among the Parciantes (people with water rights).Dunbar-Ortiz (2007) states that "Intensive irrigation undoubtedly brought about a particular orienta ...

(3 pages) 697 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology