Essays Tagged: "Flood"

In the beginning...

lical account in Genesis, probably written by Moses around 1500 B.C., and the story of creation and flood in Ovid's Metamorphosis, written somewhere between 8 and 17 A.D., have weathered the criticism ... l respected, while holding their own in the literary world.Though both accounts of the creation and flood are well respected on their own, when compared side to side, they are drastically different. O ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Words on "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell, about intertwining symbols with carpe diem

e sex, the source of new life. He then proceeds toclaim that he could love her ten years before the flood, somethingalready ancient, and up to the end of the world, using thejuxtapositioning of the tw ... vince to accept his offer by telling her of his long-term commitmentfor her in the short-term. This flood also symbolizes life in thefresh start of the new covenant. Because time keeps going, with orw ...

(3 pages) 167 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Prose Style in D.H. Lawrence's "Sons and Lovers"

m an initiation and a satisfaction. [4]To know their own nothingness, to know the tremendous living flood which carried them always, gave them rest within themselves. [5]If so great a magnificent powe ... t and mental pictures clear. Lawrence uses many examples to illustrate ideas. He compares life to a flood saying that it carries people along through time, and he compares Paul and Clara's life as wha ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Code of Hammurabi and how people lived their lives according to it

of the gods. The people of Mesopotamia believed the gods used nature to punish them.For example, a flood, which would therefore, ruin crops and homes, was cast upon them becauseof something bad they ... ally responsible for obtaining food for your family. This provision would even apply if therewere a flood and you failed to prevent flood water from entering your garden.8As you can see, the Code of H ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Gilgamesh's "The Flood" vs. Noahs Ark

Comparing and contrastingNoah's Ark and Gilgamesh's The FloodIn the stories of Noah's Ark and Gilgamesh's The Flood, there are many similarities and differe ... some ways similar as well.In both stories the major similarity would of course be that there was a flood, and, in each story God or the gods warn of the upcoming events and tell both Noah and Utnaphi ... created, and in Noah's Ark God makes a rainbow to remind himself never to destroy the earth with a flood again. Destruction and rebirth was the main theme in each story. The God(s) wiped out everythi ...

(2 pages) 124 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Critique of "Population Bomb" by Paul Ehrlich

ural beautythat must be part of it. these are the years of decision- the decision of mento stay the flood of man.' Ehrlich here explains the one of the most pressingproblems facing man in the 20th cen ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Meaning of the Industrial Revolution

during the revolution. The life in cities during the Industrial Revolution was different due to the flood of rural workers.The Industrial Revolution also had a great effect on adults because women had ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Theodore Roosevelt . This is about how i believe that Theodore Roosevelt is a coward

es the main road and makes a ford which horses and, later, cars could cross if the creek was not in flood. Half a hundred years ago, I lived with my grandparents on a wooded hill not far from the ford ...

(25 pages) 210 5 1.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The history, construction, rise ,and fall of the Berlin Wall.

and prior to the construction of The Berlin Wall. The wall was originally built in response to the flood of emigrants to the West in search of better economic opportunities. Completion of the wall se ... e Fall contained several shocking demonstrations by both sides. Borders were crowded and protesters flooded all gates bordering West Berlin. The Fall of the Berlin Wall symbolized the breakdown of soc ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


factor to explain the significant decrease in dental caries seen in most countries. As a result, a flood of new fluoride products and information are now available.The fluoride ion comes from the ele ...

(12 pages) 69 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Geographic factors and how they effect ways of life.

oon, which is considered either hot, dry miserable weather for half the year; or a downpour causing flooding, occurred yearly. The great rains would cause rivers (i.e. the Indus River) to flood, which ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A Modest Proposal for Gun Control today.

Daddy, and basketball star, Jason Williams, who were both part of recent shootings. In short, this flood of lawmaking and big name hemming and hawing misses the point. In fact, a very small percentag ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

How does GM beat Ford in China.

olled by the government. In 1990's, China government didn't want to see too much foreign investment flood into China's infant automobile manufacture area. At that time, all big auto-manufactures wonde ...

(2 pages) 170 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The Flood Stories: The Validity Debate Continues.

Paul AberionEnglish 303 West Lit BackgroundsProfessor Beth Haddrell10/ 20/ 03'Revision PaperThe Flood Stories: The Validity Debate ContinuesIn the Epic of Gilgamesh, it articulates how, "For six d ... Gilgamesh, it articulates how, "For six days and six nights the winds blew, torrent and tempest and flood overwhelmed the world, tempest and flood raged together like warring hosts" (Sandars 111). Alt ...

(9 pages) 110 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Terry Goodkinds book, "The Naked Empire"

ad. Once past Richard and his men, it descended, crashing down among the enemy soldiers, spilling a flood of liquid death out among them." In the novel Naked Empire, Terry Goodkind demonstrates his un ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Summary on NY Times Article titled, 'Fearing a Big Flood, Paris Moves Art'.

CLASS:Art AppreciationARTICLE:The New York Times, February 19, 2003TITLE:Fearing a Big Flood, Paris Moves Art by Alan RidingSUMMARY OF ARTICLEGlobal warming has not only affected the Unit ... ulptures, books and other valuable objects from underground storage rooms that would be expected to flood if the River Seine were to rise to or beyond the record level of twenty-eight feet.' The cause ... ght feet.' The cause of flooding could be from the River Seine or even just rising groundwater, and flooding of the drainage and sewer system.Most of the art will be moved to a secret location north o ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Rebecca by Daphne Du maurier. Essay is a description of the Narrator's perception of self at three points in the novel. Quotes are included.

to do in certain situations. She shows that she is a rather naive young lady "...I felt the colour flood into my face. I was too young, that was the trouble. Had I been older I would have caught his ...

(3 pages) 77 4 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

German-American "Immigration"

d and adapted by nations faced with large-scale immigration today. These include Germany, where the flood of non-German-speaking immigrants -- with their clubs, houses of worship, schools and newspape ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Shadows in the Snow" a creative writing piece

ts away, hold them back like the water in the dam they were building. But frequently memories would flood in through cracks in the wall and she would remember.She remembered dirty cobblestones and gre ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Irresistible Paradise"

asure in his essay titled "Europeans Just Want to Have Fun". Every year, new residents and tourists flood into the state like water from a broken dam. The California state Department of Finance last w ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays