Essays Tagged: "element"

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis Metamorphosis is a key element in Greek mythology. This ability to change shape or form is a major development in the stori ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Higher Education - What is Higher Learning?

Higher EducationWhat is 'higher education'? Higher education is the center and key element of all civilization advancements. That is one of the primary definitions that comes to mind ...

(3 pages) 336 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Importance of Improvisation in Music

s been an integral part of music since the very beginning of music, and it hasbeen a very important element in Western Classical music for most of the past 1000 years.The following is a list of exampl ... stiflingeffect of the written score, and encouraged by the example of jazz music, compose againwith elements of improvisation incorporated in their works.Despite the prevalence of the lack of constant ...

(3 pages) 139 0 3.4 May/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Supernatural forces in Macbeth

al. The use of the supernatural in the witches, the visions, theghost, and the apparitions is a key element in making the concept of theplay work and in making the play interesting. Looking through ea ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.1 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

King Lear

e ones you love. A storm isn't something you wouldn't think of when pain comes tomind, but it is an element and part of your environment, so are the people one deals with. Paincan come from many areas ... beaten,hallucinating king isn't a very good king. The stress and anguish of both enemies and elements on a person are enough to breakthem in every way possible. The process of taking away, or s ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Intensional or Accidental? Similarities of Romeo and Juliet to Much Ado About Nothing

hese coincidences or did they happen by accident? In both of hisdramatic works, the Masque is a key element furthering the infatuation of thelovers. Also the balcony scenes in both plays are crucial b ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Why Study Religion?

elieve in such athing or not.So what is religion? Can it be a way of life?, Does there have to bean element of the supernatural? and what are the consequences if weignore it? Cliffard Geertz sees reli ...

(6 pages) 565 4 4.0 Nov/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Imagery in Literature

uld see things. Sometimes, however, imagery is complex and hard to decipher.Imagery is an important element in writing. Imagery can stimulate the imagination and create vivid pictures in the mind. Ima ...

(2 pages) 15795 19 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'How true would it be to say that Socrates was a sophist?'

for their services. Sophists sometimes studied the nature of the universe and their most prominent element of philosophy was scepticism (a doubting state of mind), believing that we know ideas presen ... ledge. Therefore I believe that Socrates was not a sophist, although he and his methods had similar elements to that of sophistry and I think that it could have been an easy mistake to confuse the two ...

(7 pages) 320 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

"Fountain Head"

Individualism, the only element which makes a person's character unique. In the Fountain Head, a character binds true to thi ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing the sonnet "London, 1802" by William Wordsworth, and "The Lamb" written by William Blake

"London, 1802" written by William Wordsworth, and "The Lamb" written by William Blake both contain elements of Romanticism. Both of the poems clearly follow a structure similar to Abrams' Romantic fo ... and return to a setting with insight. Both "London, 1802" and "The Lamb" are composed of the above elements yet they differ in their approach to each element. Each poem has its unique atmosphere or t ...

(4 pages) 179 0 4.1 Apr/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Human Perception, An intimate look into the most intriguing aspect of modern psychology

, what we feel. It controls our emotions, our thoughts, and our conscience. What is this remarkable element of the human mind? It is called perception. Perception as defined in the Merrian-Webster Dic ... on. Perception as defined in the Merrian-Webster Dictionary as the following-1 a : awareness of the elements of environment through physical sensationb: Physical sensation interpreted in the light of ...

(9 pages) 316 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Comparing Oedipus and Othello

a platform surrounded on three sides bythe audience. Except for the backdrop which would have some element of scenery,the stage itself would be bare apart from a few scenic elements and props. Othell ... s usually seen in a toga-like uniform which may have stemmedfrom his moor background. Since costume elements were formalized in classicalGreek theater, the costumes would be that of everyday dress wit ...

(4 pages) 188 1 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Painted Door" by Sinclair Ross

hese attributes add to the action and intriguing character of this genre of literature.An essential element of the short story is to make the personal events experienced by the characters universally ... long after the reader has finished reading the story.Works CitedRoss, Sinclair. "The Painted Door". Elements of Literature, Second Canadian Edition. Ed. Robert Scholes, et al. Toronto: Oxford Universi ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abuse of Power in" A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

every man must make throughout his life in order to guide his actions and control his future. This element of choice, no matter what the outcome, displays man's power as an individual. Any efforts to ... s and loves. It is the only thing in Alex's life that he truly cares for. This music represents the element of his choice and free will. When his ability of choice is robbed in an attempt to better hi ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Point of Point of view. An essential element to consider when reading litterature

Point of view is an essential element to consider when reading literature of any kind. How an author chooses to tell a story, dire ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hero's Epic, Beowulf

rful creatures as Grendel. On the other hand, it has human struggles and afflictions.The very first element that is discovered by reading this epic is the lofty language that is used. Although, having ... be the similarity of the bird and how the ship traveled across the sea. Probably the most important element of language are the kennings which describe something simple so indirectly. Line 241 describ ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Women's Images in "Management of Grief" and "A Pair of Tickets"

ded to be cared for. Women in these stories were faced with horrible tragedies, but the determining element in their experience was not so much what happened to them but how they took it.After reading ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Same Time, Same Place' by Mervyn Peake

o that the theme they are writing about is brought out in a story in such a manner that the various elements of the story work together in communicating the theme. The better a writer is at their work ... y work together in communicating the theme. The better a writer is at their work, the more literary elements there will be in their stories that complement each other and seem to work together. In the ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The drive

here for 10 years, graduated from high school, hadlots of friends, had a great job, but one crucial element was missing, I just wasn't happythere. Everyone, including my family, (who by the way, all m ... here for 10 years, graduated from high school, hadlots of friends, had a great job, but one crucial element was missing, I just wasn't happythere. Everyone, including my family, (who by the way, all m ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing