Essays Tagged: "forms of entertainment"

The Statue of Liberty New York

er, lack of funds was a problem on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean in France, public fees, various forms of entertainment, and a lottery were among the methods used to raise funds. In the United Stat ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Future Of The Internet.

find something to do on-line? If you prefer you can wait for the future. Today's society wants new forms of entertainment. The quest for entertainment began long ago with common games the radio, then ...

(5 pages) 176 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The 1930s-1940s

finer and nobler that shmucks like you and me. The 30s and 40s also brought about changes in other forms of entertainment as well as on the silver screen. Blues and jazz music exploded onto the scene ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exemplification Essay on ways to relieve stress.

ess. Others seek recreational activities such as going to the movies, to dinner, concerts, or other forms of entertainment. If you have tried any of these examples and are still stressed out, then I h ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Technological Advances in the Entertainment Industry during the 20th Century

Since the beginning of time, people have amused themselves through various forms of entertainment. These may have consisted of telling stories such as a famous hunt, playing p ... nts such as animal hide drums, singing, dancing around a fire, acting, and participating in various forms of sports. These sports may have been hunting, running, canoeing, and some other sports simila ... oadcasting stations existed.When the Second World War started, people began to ignore designing new forms of entertainment. With the attack at Pearl Harbor, in 1941, CBS ran to cover the story. In one ...

(12 pages) 154 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

It's All Their Fault

movie violence need to realize is that Hollywood is just that, Hollywood. Movies, games and TV are forms of entertainment and are works of fantasy. Parents need to ask themselves what is more importa ...

(7 pages) 65 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Old Nurse's Story (E. Gaskell) and The Axe (P. Fitzgerald): Of the two stories you have read, which do you think is the most effective ghost story? Which story do you prefer and why?

a little wider than usual".Ghost stories were much more popular in the 1900s because there were few forms of entertainment. They were a lot more effective in those days - the typical flickering candle ... direct contrast, The Old Nurse's Story has ghosts that all of the characters can see. They take the forms of Lord Furnivall, his daughter Miss Grace and her daughter. The effects of the past on the pr ...

(9 pages) 51 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry Potter book vs. movie

bad lighting and adequate actors? I say that we don't have tobecause the comparison between the two forms of entertainment is a landslide victory for thebook. You may ask why this bothers me so ...

(2 pages) 63 3 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Will TV survive?

Will TV survive?Since the beginning of time, people have amused themselves through various forms of entertainment. These may have consisted of telling stories such as of a famous hunt, playin ... nts such as animal hide drums, singing, dancing around a fire, acting, and participating in various forms of sports, such as hunting, running, canoeing, and some other sports similar to what we play t ...

(8 pages) 94 2 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

New Forms of Entertainment and Theater Attendance

ans no longer go to the theater because it is too expensive, I believe that it is also the many new forms of entertainment readily available that people would rather spend their money on then the thea ... not be true that there is a dying interest in theater, I believe there is an inclining rate of new forms of entertainment that are sweeping up more and more individuals who where originally intereste ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Video game violence Destroying are youth?

rap about like I got 99 problems but a "exploited delete" is not one. You have to think about other forms of entertainment like Television and the above mentioned nonstop music that children are expos ...

(1 pages) 46 1 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Video Games and Their Affects

dvances. During the last several decades, electronic interactive games have become the most popular forms of entertainment, mainly among children and adolescents. With the introduction of the first wi ... is slightly concerned as she watches a character which appears to be a dead corpse, which her son informs to be a revived vampire.3 The son playing the first person shooter game grabs an iron stake an ...

(3 pages) 132 2 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Smarter Children Watch The Beloved Tube.

tion, life skills, and it can even promote early talking for infants. So, are all shows meaningless forms of entertainment or does the television have favorable effects on children? Although there are ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How do movies or television influence people's behavior?

Television is, nowadays, one of the most popular forms of entertainment. Consequently, it influences us and our behaviour significantly.For many peop ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Spies: Comparing a novel, poem, and movie

This was written for a culminating activity to compare three different forms of writing. The theme is espionage and the pieces used can be found on the internet, bookstore ... is a good story concept and what is not. One thing to remember is that, even if there are different forms of entertainment such as a movie, You Only Live Twice, a poem, "Espionage of a Moon", or novel ... f Spies have their differences, but they also have a few good similarities. First of all, all three forms of writing have spies who are calm and cool under pressure. The movie, which is the most obvio ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.3 May/2005

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

The Italian Renaissance - An overview of theatre: The History of Italian Theatre

th in Italy during this time made it possible for the more wealthy citizens to endulge in alternate forms of entertainment. Wealthy families such as the Medicis began a system of patronage, in which t ... the Medicis began a system of patronage, in which they would finance artists to produce art in many forms. Italian theatre used the plays of ancient Greek and Roman theatre (dramas) as well as mediaev ...

(4 pages) 63 2 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A View on Censorship in Music and the Government

The censorship of music and other forms of entertainment by the government have long been the topic of discussion among social and pol ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Every day life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Leisure Activities:In both Pompeii and Herculaneum, entertainment came in many forms. People could attend the theatre, people could go to the amphitheatre, people could gamble, pe ... parties such as dinner or dance parties and they could go to a local tavern and get drunk. Simpler forms of entertainment which could be conducted at home might be playing board games with dice, reci ... n Pompeii but thus far no actual amphitheatre has been found in Herculaneum.One of the most popular forms of entertainment at this time was blood sports where gladiators would fight both men and anima ...

(9 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Entertainment In The Middle Ages

d festivals were entertainment that was enjoyed by all classes, upper and peasant. There were other forms of entertainment which included: sports, board games, carnivals, dance and fairs. These are ju ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


ities and recreation in Colonial America, and were eventually able to expand on both the amount and forms of entertainment.I. Most colonial families lived on a farm, and although the children had to h ... and create different games and toys.II. Adults in Colonial American society had a limited number of forms of recreation at first, but as time went on were able to establish and enjoy different forms o ...

(11 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History