Essays Tagged: "glare"

Charles Dickens

n, when Charles was two they moved to London.1Just before he started to toddle, he stepped into the glare of footlights. He never stepped out of ituntil he died. He was a good man, as men go in the be ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 May/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Evita

ntina was the one played out almost dailyat the Ministry of Labor in Buenos Aires. There, under the glare of camera lights, a formerradio star and movie actress, now the most powerful woman in South A ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

How McBeth views the relativity of things in the play.

Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold; Thou hast no speculation in those eyes which thou dost glare with" (Act III scene iv, 94-6). These lines prove that what Macbeth sees is in fact a dead man ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2002

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

The Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix.

Matrix, his eyes start to hurt him just like the freed prisoner. "He would suffer sharp pains; the glare would distress him, and he would be unable to see the realities of which in his former state h ...

(2 pages) 121 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Context of the passage to the Rocking horse Winner

to space, with a frenzy that made the little girls peer at him uneasily. ... his eyes had a strange glare in them. The little girls dared not to speak to him."The Rocking-Horse Winner" (1932) is one o ... of rage, fantasizing about obtaining abundant luck. His sisters even take note of the boy's strange glare. Their fear foreshadows the possibility of a disaster to come.This passage is an excellent exa ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an essay that relates the song "Enter Sandman" by Metallica to Enkindu's dream from the Epic of "Gilgamesh".

idu's underworld to life. The long guitar crescendos show Enkidu's emotion as the terrifying people glare at him. The music portrays a defeated King Kish who used to be carried by eagles into heaven d ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

A comparison of Heaney "Death of a Naturalist" and Larkin "First Sight"

ages of winter and death present in First Sight, "Meet a vast unwelcome, know nothing but a sunless glare". The title itself suggests a tone of unknowing and uneasiness. The animals were used to conve ... scribing unfortunate surroundings for the lambs, "Meet a vast unwelcome, know nothing but a sunless glare". As the poem progresses so do the lamb's lives and they develop from something innocent into ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Travelling through the dark

e car aimed ahead its lowered parking lights;under the hood purred the steady engine.I stood in the glare of the warm exhaust turning red;around our group I could hear the wilderness listen.I thought ...

(1 pages) 52 1 1.7 Apr/2004

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

This is a creative writing piece about my friend almost drowning. It has four parts to it, each tells the same story from a different perspective.

ss controls at light speed, his mind focused completely on the game. The sun rose, leaving a glare on the television screen. Images of the crashing cars hid behind white light, and frustrated b ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.6 Apr/2004

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

Fighting For Freedom

leyway blocking out any escape. The intense lights blinded me; I buried my head in my arms from the glare. I crouched lower, peering through the bushes as the lights switched off. I heard the van shud ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of The Cool Web, by Robert Graves

wing off language and its watery claspBefore our death, instead of when death comes,Facing the wide glare of the children's day,Facing the rose, the dark sky and the drums,We shall go mad no doubt and ...

(7 pages) 18 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Description of the Diskobolos

in the action, the athlete is concentrating on his task. The lack of expression on his face and the glare of the eyes portray his concentration. He is leaning forward at the hip. His upper body is twi ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

What Happened? - a story about a social issue which is acoholism which leads to many other disaters and a ruined life.

ly empty and drank greedily. He pushed his thick brown hair to the side, giving the passing woman a glare making her walk faster away from him. He took another gulp and returned the bottle to the pock ...

(11 pages) 49 0 4.7 May/2005

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

Ben Stein for President

mainly within the political niche often find themselves out of their element when entering the full glare of the media environment. Consequently, on national television, the American people are relent ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plato's Allegory of the cave.

y prisoner is freed from the chains, to him the outside world would be foreign and frightening. The glare of light from the outside world would cause pain to his eyes and he would suffer. Blinded by t ...

(3 pages) 64 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Short Story

, smoke billowed up in the kitchen. "Oops, popcorn" Natasha said as I gave her my most incandescent glare. Natasha kept complaining that the movie was knotty and could've been enhanced and I kept tell ...

(1 pages) 24 1 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A thorough expaination of how sunglasses work. Discussion of mainly 4 areas: Intensity Reduction, Thin-film Technology, UV Absorption and Polarization.

e UV rays completely.2. Provide protection from intense light.3. Sunglasses provide protection from glare. Good sunglasses can completely eliminate glare using polarization.4. Sunglasses eliminate spe ... the light. What we see when we try to look at these brighter areas are flashes of white -- this is glare. To reduce the discomfort caused by the amount of light entering our eyes, we squint. Once you ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Outline the main points of the allegory in the cave, and explain the metaphysical meaning

s in it. The cave has a long entrance and there is a fire burning above which gives them light. The glare of light from the outside world would cause pain to the prisoner's eyes and he would suffer. T ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Last lesson of the afternoon

unmoving arms amuse me. An incessant fly buzzes around my head, its millions of eyes reflecting the glare of the fluorescent tube-light above me. The annoying fly settles on the end of the pencil whic ...

(3 pages) 1970 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Plato

wn the truth, they refuse to accept it and revert to there old ways. A quote from the reading, "The glare will distress him, and he will be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers