Essays Tagged: "french word"

Art in the Renaissance

e describes the period of European history from the 14th to the 16thcentury. It is derived from the French word for rebirth and originally referred to the revivalof values and artistic styles of class ...

(2 pages) 301 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The Renaissance was the period of rebirth in Europe. The affects of Greek and China ideas on the Renaissaince.

y final exam paper for my global cultures class.IntroductionWhat is Renaissance? Renaissance is the French word for rebirth, it perfectly describes the intellectual and economic changes that occurred ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The life of Desiderius Erasmus and the educational reform 16th Century

is called the period that followed immediately after the Middle Ages, its etymology comes from the French word naissance (birth) combined with the prefix re- (repetition), thus it means rebirth; it h ... cational philosophy was based on the liberty of pupils, to whom he had maximum faith. The critic of French medieval Aristotelianism, Petrus Ramus, conveyed that teachers should not suffocate children ...

(13 pages) 123 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The rococo art movement.

nd aristocrats were moving from the court of Versailles to Paris. The term 'Roccoco' stems from the French word "Rocaille" meaning fanciful rock or shell design, these designs were prominent during th ... shell design, these designs were prominent during the period and decorated the outdoor parks of the French nobility. Roccoco implies a refined, elegant and ornate style and manner.Roccoco directly pro ...

(5 pages) 188 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Dr. Jekkyl and Mr. Hyde: Domination of Evil.

ternate personality, whom he names Hyde. Stevenson intended Jekyll's character to be pronounced Je (French word for "I") Kill (Je-Kill = I kill), as an indication that the doctor wanted to isolate the ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The passage is about inequalities from the short story of Kurt vonnegut.

of the General, he was an intelligent man. Do you really know that his name "Bergeron" contains the French word "Berger" meaning a "Shepherd"? No matter, how people strive for it, all the conditions o ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Renaissance.

ity-states of Italy and lasted into the sixteenth century. It is known as the Renaissance, from the French word for "rebirth."Renaissance scholars were interested in Greek and Roman learning. This dev ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Fauvism

mous. Their paintings were so shocking that one newspaper critic called them the work of "Fauves" a French word meaning "wild beasts." The name stuck so that all the artists who exhibited in that 1905 ... ury's pioneering movement. Their one basic theory was experimentation. That's what shocked the 1905 French Public. Their art was so experimental that it resembled nothing gallery visitors had ever see ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Journeys(speech)

with a single step."Mr Curran, Miss Calendar, fellow students.The word journey originates from the French word "jour" meaning 'the duration of a day.' A journey suggests the idea of a somewhat prolon ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Manifestation of Renaissance traditions in Michel Montaigne's "Essays" (with quatations in Russian)

The cultural development of Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries was named after a French word "renaissance" meaning "rebirth". This time came after the Middle Ages and it brought dif ... aissance.Michel Montaigne (1533-1592) one of the greatest writers and philosophers at the period of French Renaissance is remembered for his Essays (1572-80, 1588) on the new ideas and personalities o ...

(8 pages) 47 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History Of Hockey

inny or shinty. The name hockey--as the organized game came to be known--has been attributed to the French word hoquet (shepherd's stick). The term rink, referring to the designated area of play, was ... inny or shinty. The name hockey--as the organized game came to be known--has been attributed to the French word hoquet (shepherd's stick). The term rink, referring to the designated area of play, was ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Automobiles

e (Gordon, John Steele). The word automobile comes from the Greek word auto, meaning "self" and the French word mobile, meaning "moving" ("Automobile Industry"; Bib card 2). The first Automobiles were ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Paper written about Art in the Renisance Era! "The Wedding Portrate".

Renaissance, the French word meaning "rebirth" was to reveal the new way of thinking for the Greek and Roman civiliza ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Types of Pirates: Buccaneer, Corsair, and Privateer.

were three main types of pirates: buccaneers, corsairs, and privateers.First, buccaneers, from the French word boucanier, were pirates who were stationed in the Caribbean. They consisted mostly of ru ... decided to raid Spanish ships and towns (Cindy Vallar 1). By the 17th century, a buccaneer meant a French or English pirate or privateer who operated in the West Indies preying on the Spanish. A bucc ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Samuel Becket's "Waiting for Godot": A play sans meaning

d that the play is centered on religious symbolism. Others have taken the name as deriving from the French word for a boot, godillot. Still, others have suggested a connection between Godot and Godeau ...

(6 pages) 27 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Brief History of Terrorism in The United States

e definition of terrorism is not a clearly described one however. The term terrorism comes from the French word "terrorisme", which is based on the Latin verb "terrere" (to frighten). The first use of ... en the Jacobins came to power in France and initiated what we call the Reign of Terror and what the French call simply "La Terreur". One of the first writers to use the word "terrorist" in English was ...

(9 pages) 94 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How genre is important in understanding film texts.

ttempt to explain, how genre is important in understanding film texts.The word genre comes from the French word for 'kind' or 'class'. Basically, I like to think that genre is a type of shortcut in ho ...

(8 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Renaissance

is the renaissance considered to be one of the greatest periods of human development? Named for the French word meaning "rebirth"� this era occurred from the 14th to the 16th centuries in Europ ...

(5 pages) 1377 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Shakespeare' s Progressive Significance in His Tragedy "Romeo and Juliet"

lands and England. It was called Renaissance and its ideal was Humanism.”(Luo 64) Renaissance is a French word which means “rebirth” in English. In the 15th and 16th centuries, scholars in western ... who in his use mixed among the common people and who in crucial movement won fame by defeating the French army. In the victory of Henry V, we see the victory of the new age over the feudal age. Anoth ...

(23 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2007

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

Is Chivalry Dead?

code’, which was tweaked by the church in later years. The word itself actually comes from the French word chevalier, which means Knight in the English language. Eventually, the word came to have ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing