Essays Tagged: "Gorilla"

No hopes for man? After a glance into "Ishmael", it seems like the world would function much better by the extinction of humankind.

With Man gone, will there be hope for Gorilla? With Gorilla gone, will here be hope for Man? Similar questions arise whenever a species is ... ople that live and breath by that rule. With man gone, it seems obvious that there will be hope for gorilla to live in peace finally.By Cynthia Yeh

(2 pages) 75 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Daniel Quinn's "Ishmaels"

a midwife to his pupils, in bringing ideas to the surface), who turns out to be a large telepathic gorilla of extraordinary intelligence. The largest part of the book consists of their conversations, ... being gods and trying to control the world.Ishmael has a habit of raising questions and ideas. The gorilla Ishmael not only brought out thoughts and questions in the narrator, he brought up a lot of ...

(3 pages) 84 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Philosophical analysis and plot summary of Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael".

e world when he was younger. Out of curiosity, he goes to apply. When he enters the room, he sees a gorilla in a cage, and no one else there. This gorilla, Ishmael, can talk. Ishmael is full of knowle ... stories to get his point across, the same way Jesus did in the Bible. Quinn very creatively had the gorilla teaching the human about life, which I think is a genius idea. The book is based on one ques ...

(5 pages) 102 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book review of "Brooklyn Cop" by Norman McCaig

to his aggressive appearance. McCaig uses the simile in the first line of the cop being "built like gorilla." This immediately allows the reader to have the image of the cop being huge and very intimi ... . It is clear that his pity is not sentimental as he maintains the metaphor of the cop being like a gorilla, thus making him still the same intimidating and ruthless human being.McCaig tells of how th ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ishmael (by Daniel Quinn): Synopsis and quotations

tionships to it.The story begins as a dialog between the narrator, a middle-aged writer, and a wise gorilla, named Ishmael. The narrator answers a classified ad that reads "Teacher seeks pupil. Must h ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ishmael Book

inspires him to seek out wisdom of the unknown truth. To the man's surprise the teacher is a caged gorilla. This gorilla "Ishmael" is not just a gorilla he is gifted with the revolution of mother cul ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Evolution of Man. Simple outline and examples of evolution.

Evolution of manMan obviously shares a common ancestry with the modern apes, such as the gorilla and chimpanzee. We know this from the many characteristics that are shared between apes and ... many blood proteins and other biochemical characteristics in common.A comparison of the skulls of a gorilla and a modern man illustrate the main trends that have taken place in human evolution from an ... extinct during this period.Today there are only four genera of apes left. They live in small areas; gorilla and chimpanzee in Central-Africa, gibbon and orangutan in South East Asia.The apes walk on a ...

(7 pages) 122 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A childrens book helping them with the abc's

he alphabet!" Timmy supporting, "It iseasier than it sounds," While walking they saw their friend a Gorillanamed George eating fruit. Timmy goes up to George and asks,"Is thatan apple?" "Yes" George r ...

(4 pages) 20 1 4.0 Mar/2005

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

Title: Concepts of Ishmael Descrition: Written about Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

in hostility/ toward all his brothers" (NIV 29). In Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, the boy was actually a gorilla, who had pupils and taught them concepts about how man was destroying the world. Among these ... ers about these concepts so that man might still have a chance at saving the world. After all, with gorilla gone, will there be hope for man?

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review - "Congo" by Michael Crichton.

campsite. It was clearly visible through the recording that the men were all killed by bloodthirsty gorillas.Travis responds by sending a rescue team including Karen Ross, a one-time CIA associate, to ... r Elliot, a researcher on primate advancement, accompanies them on the trip hoping to return Amy, a gorilla he has taught to communicate and speak through the help of technology and sign language. Mr. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Northrop Frye

ated. This book is also a fine example of the critical lens because one of the main characters is a gorilla who takes on the persona of a human.The gorilla communicates with humans by using sign langu ... la communicates with humans by using sign language. Although it seemed odd at first, I accepted the gorilla as if it were a human. Not only does the gorilla act like a human, it also defends them as i ...

(2 pages) 808 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey was an outstanding American zoologist who spent 18 years living among gorillas. She was the first person to have voluntary contact with a gorilla, when one of them touche ... ongst them and play with them and their young. Fossey was able to learn a great deal about mountain gorillas during her lifetime. We now know much more about gorilla's behavior and their relationship ... ica. During her trip she was particularly interested in the excavations at Oldubia and the mountain gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes of Central Africa.In 1963, during her trip to Africa, she met Dr. ...

(18 pages) 16 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey was an outstanding American zoologist who spent 18 years living among gorillas. She was the first person to have voluntary contact with a gorilla, when one of them touche ... ongst them and play with them and their young. Fossey was able to learn a great deal about mountain gorillas during her lifetime. We now know much more about gorilla's behavior and their relationship ... ica. During her trip she was particularly interested in the excavations at Oldubia and the mountain gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes of Central Africa.In 1963, during her trip to Africa, she met Dr. ...

(6 pages) 2024 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Congo

ails and everybody gets wiped out and die mysteriously. The remote camera picked up a new specie of gorilla. The communication company would not give up that easily and sent another expedition to Cong ... other expedition to Congo headed by Dr. Karen Ross. Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Elliot wanted to bring his gorilla named Amy back to the Congo, and was going to be funded by a man named Homolka (who is reall ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Nina

Nina Nina was no ordinary gorilla. The scientists had thought that she was unique since she was a new born. But most of all sh ... she was unique since she was a new born. But most of all she was mentally quick. Not like the other gorillas in her reserve. If she saw things once, she could mimic them perfectly afterward. She did t ... eserve. If she saw things once, she could mimic them perfectly afterward. She did this with all the gorillas in her reserve. She soon learned how everything in her pack was done. Her days grew ...

(2 pages) 294 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ishmael

ved into what we are today. In Daniel Quinn's novel Ishmael, the narrator in the book and Ishmael a Gorilla explore these issue in great detail. Ishmael is trying to teach the narrator which in a sens ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gorilla Bosses Bring Jungle to the Workplace - in APA Format

tractEveryone has had to deal with them at one point or another, or at least knows someone who has: gorilla bosses. They make their way to the top by "throwing one elbow too many" by means of violent ... hey are in the wrong. They often replace office etiquette with "the law of the jungle" (Park, 2005).Gorilla Bosses Bring Jungle to the WorkplaceGorilla bosses make their way to top by "throwing one el ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The power of thought : An argument in favor of humans

Just because gorilla's can use sign language to communicate with humans does that mean that they have the mental ... ith humans through the use ofsign language. In fact, according to the article "Conversations with a Gorilla" by FrancinePatterson, Koko the gorilla has an entire discussion with her trainer concerning ... s like a sense of humor when insulting her care takers, and compassionwhen she grieves over another gorilla taking an unwanted bath. Granted that although Kokoknows right from wrong, she does not thin ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Origin Of Grabbits

One day in Ju Ju Land, a small congo outside of Willa Willa, a large group of gorillas were parading down an alley. The leader of the parading gorillas decided he wanted a flute ... cided he wanted a flute made of solid gold, but he didn't have the cash. So, he ordered his band of gorillas to pawn all of their stereos and jewlery. In response to this insane act the gorillas chase ... et a small kangaroo who told him for a small monthly fee he would give him a ride in his pouch. The gorilla liked the ride until the kangaroo asked for the fee. The kangaroo was enraged when the goril ...

(2 pages) 1363 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Lion Attacks

he Stone Zoo, in Stoneham. This led to the dismissal of 17 zoo workers.Two other popular animals, a gorilla and lion have died recently, both to anesthesia. The gorilla passed away four years ago; the ...

(1 pages) 754 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature