Essays Tagged: "finches"

A letter-format essay about the advancements in the study of Darwin's Finches.

Dear Mr. Darwin,I am writing this letter to inform you of the current status of the finches you were so fascinated with - what has changed since your visit, modern theories, and all of ... identified species.First and foremost, I would like to tell you that your works and studies on the finches have become the most closely tied to you out of all of your other various studies. Modern-da ... d could easily be considered one of the most important scientific discoveries in history.Though the finches have not changed much in and of themselves since your last visit, much has been discovered a ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"Education Rules" in to Kill a Mockingbird

tion isn't limited to the classroom, but plays an important part in their lives. Atticus grew up in Finches's landing and took a career in law enforcement. He had served in the state legislature for m ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scout's Morals in Life.

and acting like a lady is a value that Scout must learn. When Aunt Alexandra came to stay with the Finches, she told Scout she should have some feminine influence from her. (p. 127) It is worth it fo ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Family life in ' to kill a mockingbird

d as sharecroppers. To Kill a Mockingbird is set against this background of 1930 Southern life. The Finches are a family who once had a large, successful plantation. Their ancestors had been aristocra ... o us that parents influence children so much so that we can see the enormous difference between the Finches and The Ewells. We are introduced to a good black family that is destroyed by a drunken bum ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay Question: Why did Charles Darwin believe that the finches he observed and collected in the Galapagos Islands shared a common ancestor?

English naturalist, Charles Darwin, believed the finches he collected and observed on the Galapagos Islands shared a common ancestor because he found ... illos had certain characteristic that helped it survive in the islands environment. Using this, the finches and other animal specimens, he was struck by the idea that this animals must have migrated l ... he island, giving rise to a new and thriving animal population.Darwin was also able to conclude the finches shared a common ancestor from the written works of Charles Lyell and Thomas Malthus. While s ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Diary of Boo Radley

I was a teenager, but also look upon them with deep regret, but I mainly ponder about the two young Finches who live next door...Everyday, I stare through the shutters down through the street main str ...

(3 pages) 40 2 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

How Atticus in To Kill A Mockingbird does not fit the stereotypes of the community.

ierarchy is somewhat overcomplicated, and this constantly baffles the children. The fairly well-off Finches are near the top of Maycombs social hierarchy. The ignorant and very much poor Cunningham fa ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Kill a Mocking Bird

rn towns, has a problem with widespread racism toward Negroes. The novel focuses on one family, the Finches. In the family there are three people, Scout, Jem and Atticus. Atticus is a lawyer and is de ... eatened by this and feel very resentful toward Atticus. Throughout the novel all the members of the Finches and many others display courage in their attempts to stand up for what they believe in. In t ...

(5 pages) 15 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Evolution reaction paper

Darwin was on the Beagle from 1831 to 1836 and traveled South America coastline, he found different finches on different climate on different islands. Why God put different species in different climat ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"To Kill A Mocking Bird"

rn towns, has a problem with widespread racism toward Negroes. The novel focuses on one family, the Finches. In the family there are three people, Scout, Jem and Atticus. Atticus is a lawyer and is de ... eatened by this and feel very resentful toward Atticus. Throughout the novel all the members of the Finches and many others display courage in their attempts to stand up for what they believe in. In t ...

(5 pages) 878 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

If Darwin went to the Channel Islands instead of the Galapagos, would he have found the same things?

rsity and endemic species. For example, if Darwin had looked at the Island Grey Fox, instead of the finches, he would have found out the same things. During the last Ice Age, when sea levels were much ...

(1 pages) 371 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How courage is shown in 'To kill a mockingbird' by Harper lee.

rn towns, has a problem with widespread racism toward Negroes. The novel focuses on one family, the Finches. In the family there are three people, Scout, Jem and Atticus. Atticus is a lawyer and is de ... eatened by this and feel very resentful toward Atticus. Throughout the novel all the members of the Finches and many others display courage in their attempts to stand up for what they believe in.In th ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Prejudice in "To Kill a MockingBird"

ttendsschool with. This is because Aunt Alexandra sees Walter and his family aspoor and beneath the Finches, in her words," ...they're good folks. Butthey're not our kind of folks." Scout on the other ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird-Overly Proper

n of Maycomb wear very dressy clothes. They wear these clothes often, including when they go to the Finches for Aunt Alexandra's tea party. Another example is how the blacks have their place in the to ... n of Maycomb wear very dressy clothes. They wear these clothes often, including when they go to the Finches for Aunt Alexandra's tea party. Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose, who was once an upstanding citi ...

(2 pages) 441 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Some Study Notes on "To Kill A Mockingbird"

portraying his lack of hygiene. Walter is reasonably friendly, making polite conversation with the Finches, as "he and Atticus talked together like two men". A simile is applied to indicate Walter's ...

(2 pages) 6 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Dill's Memorable Character

s away from his parents because he thinks that they do not care. Without permission, he goes to the Finches house. His mischievous personality also shows when he jumps out his window to follow Atticus ...

(2 pages) 1462 1 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

GALAPAGOS

t pink pigment. These plants and animals need to be protected if they are to survive any longer.The Finches on the Galapagos Islands have evolved over the years because of their beaks. The beaks are l ... ived because of their ability to produce offspring that could deal with the larger harder nuts. The finches are a classic example of Darwin's theory of evolutionary process.There are different types o ...

(6 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Untitled

ngbird opens with Dill coming to visit his Aunt for the summer. Dill becomes a good friend with the Finches, Jean-Louise, who is nicknamed Scout and her brother, Jeremy Finch, who is nicknamed Jem. Th ... r even talked to the mysterious Boo Radley, but they know he lives shut up in the house next to the Finches. Jem, Scout and Dill spend hours-devising schemes and projects to persuade Boo out of his ho ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To kill a mockingbird 3 -

over for dinner. The Cunninghams' poverty and social status were unimportant to Scout or any of the Finches. Walter was a "nice boy"and it was on this basis that Scout befriended him and the Finches w ... friended him and the Finches welcomed him into their home. This was a marked difference between the Finches attitude and his own behaviour towards Atticus and ultimately, Tom Robinson. Walter Cunningh ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Charles Darwin

could not believe, but Charles Darwin had good evidences that could prove his theory. His study of Finches in Galapagos showed that this was true and reasonable. Finches of every island had different ... ter beaks could survive better than who didn¡¯t have. As long time passed, the number of finches with fitter beaks increased and finally, after many generations, only they could survive. Da ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy