Essays Tagged: "The Far Side"

Loose Yourself

anything we please at any time, to loose ourselves, to simply let go. But I wish that I could share the freedom that I know with you. I wish that I could show you just how free a person can be when on ... you. I wish that I could show you just how free a person can be when one chooses not to be trapped. There is absolutely nothing holding you back from complete liberation except for your own belief in ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Explain in detail the symbolism used by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in his poem "The Lady of Shalott

The poem "The Lady of Shalott" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson takes it's inspiration from the popular lege ... " by Alfred, Lord Tennyson takes it's inspiration from the popular legends of King Arthur. It tells the story of a beautiful woman forced to live in a tower room and weave. The poem poses a hidden que ... oem poses a hidden question--can the belief in a curse bring about suffering simply because that is the "expected" result?At first, the Lady finds solace in her weaving. A mirror placed on the far sid ...

(5 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What was the significance of the victory at Issus for Alexander the Great and the defeat for Darius? Give detail on preparation for battle and the battle itself.

Alexander the Great fought many battles throughout his life, and all held some significance in his long term p ... s life, and all held some significance in his long term plans, but his first battle against Darius, the Persian ruler, was very important for both his campaign, and his men's morale. Although it had a ... shaky start for Alexander and his men were out numbered, Alexander proved once again his prowess on the battlefield, eventually forcing Darius to flee.In 333BCE Alexander had won his first major battl ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Finding Apathy", an essay assignment on a personal experience, using much sensory description.

It was in early February of 1993 when my mother's brother was killed in a high-speed car accident, leaving behind his two young children and pr ... r was killed in a high-speed car accident, leaving behind his two young children and pregnant wife. The magnitude of the tragedy was terrible, and much of the family expressed a great deal of anger as ... d much of the family expressed a great deal of anger as well as distress. I was a child of eight at the time, and was pulled out of school to go to the funeral in North Carolina with my family. The so ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

How to Control Heat Flow with a Magnet?

In a quirky quantum-mechanical connection, a magnetic field can control the flow of heat across a loop of wire. The heat is carried by quantum waves of electrons, and waves ... cross a loop of wire. The heat is carried by quantum waves of electrons, and waves traveling around the loop overlap to bolster or limit the flow depending on the strengths of the magnetic field threa ... pending on the strengths of the magnetic field threading the loop, a pair of physicists predicts in the 15 April PRL. Preliminary experiments confirm the prediction. Curiously, even as electrons shutt ...

(3 pages) 498 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Creative Writing Continuation 'Of Mice And Men' by John Steinbeck

The cold harsh winds of the winter whistled through the ranch. Nothing moved, the grounds lay bare t ... h the ranch. Nothing moved, the grounds lay bare the only sign of life was an illuminated window on the far side of the silent ranch. The light came from a small wooden shack; the shack appeared newer ... e silent ranch. The light came from a small wooden shack; the shack appeared newer than the rest of the weather worn buildings, it also looked better cared for than the other buildings. Next to the sh ...

(5 pages) 16 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Alive The Story About The Andes Survivors

On October 12, 1972, a plane with an amateur rugby team flew from Montevideo Uruguay on their way to Santiago Chile. It disappeared during its route, and after eight days the search for th ... go Chile. It disappeared during its route, and after eight days the search for the plane was ended. There was hardly any chance that the plane would ever be found again, and there was even less chance ... dly any chance that the plane would ever be found again, and there was even less chance that any of the forty-five passengers survived the crash. Ten weeks later, a man from Chile was taking ca ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Hero Like a Hurricane

“I’m your RA Katrina, like the hurricane,” she had said when we first met. It sounded strange, a bit intimidating even. St ... usly pronounced and obvious. Her enthusiastic words of encouragement and acts of selflessness, even the smallest ones, became a source of great inspiration and helped to broaden my opinions.During con ... ing to us that she was trying to analyze everyone’s opinions and personalities. She always had the last word and concluded every conversation. Her presence and humility always were clearly promin ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Oct/2007

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

Identity Speech: Clive Jame's unreliable memoirs and the film "Osama"

Identity is the individual characteristics in which a person is recognized or known. So, your identity could be ... r interests etc. Identity is subjected to change and it could be shaped by external factors such as the regulations imposed on us and socialization. Your identity changes throughout your life but thes ... t these changes affect your identity more significantly during your upbringing as a child. Finally, the concept of identity isn't only limited to the individual but it could also apply to a group or s ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2007

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

The Teacher-Sarcasm Question         Concerning “The Teacher-Sarcasm Question”, I don’t think

The Teacher-Sarcasm Question Concerning "The Teacher-Sarcasm Question", I don't think that the teach ... arcasm Question", I don't think that the teacher is wrong for using sarcasm as a means of improving the student's performance. If using sarcasm will flip a switch in the students head to wake up and f ... rmance. If using sarcasm will flip a switch in the students head to wake up and focus then so be it.The teacher can only be a nice guy for so long before feeling that his gentle tactics are falling on ...

(2 pages) 487 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Compassion in Langston Hughes "Thank You, M'am"

Langston Hughes "Thank You, M'am", he uses imagery to convey the concept of forgiving and understanding by showing compassion. Hughes describes his characters in ... iving and understanding by showing compassion. Hughes describes his characters in such vivid detail they seem to come to life. As he describes Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, the reader could almo ... e. As he describes Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, the reader could almost see her walking down the street. "She was a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but a hammer and nai ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of Robert Harris' Pompeii

The Water Runs Through It Robert Harris? Pompeii is thoroughly researched, informative, and filled w ... t Robert Harris? Pompeii is thoroughly researched, informative, and filled with suspense. Attilius, the Aquarius and of the Aqua Augusta, is the main character. Attilius overcomes many obstacles and s ... overcomes many obstacles and survives several life and death situations. Through Attilius we learn the ineer workings, technical details, and pictorial descriptions of the Aqua Augusta.The novel begi ...

(6 pages) 4192 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Median Voter

In many recent elections candidates of the major parties have been converging to the median voter in order to obtain more votes. These mean ... edian voter in order to obtain more votes. These means that the candidates are beginning to move to the left or right on their political views to appeal to more of the voting population. This way the ... ting population. This way the candidate will achieve more votes even though he or her has to change their position on certain issues in there campaign. The theorem implies that purely office-seeking c ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Brain Physiology To Funny Situations & Under Stress

Brain physiology to funny situations& Under stress...Humor, Laughter and the Brain:While comedians have spent lots of time focusing on humor and laughter, scientists mostly ... In recent years, however, several groups of researchers started to research this form of merriment. Their investigations are shedding light on how the brain processes humor and prompts laughter. Resea ... ng light on how the brain processes humor and prompts laughter. Researchers believe that uncovering the brain and body's specific response to positive stimuli like humor and laughter may lead to new t ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide