Essays Tagged: "Marble"


DonatelloDonatello (1386-1466) was a master of sculpture in bronze and marble and was one of the greatest Italian Renaissance artists of his time.A lot is known about his ... r of the workshop of Lorenzo Ghiberti who was a sculptor in bronze. Donatello's earliest work was a marble statue of David. The 'David' was originally made for the cathedral but was moved in 1416 to t ... purpose. Other of Donatello's early works which were still partly Gothic are the impressive seated marble figure of St. John the Evangelist for the cathedral and a wooden crucifix in the church of St ...

(5 pages) 173 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Tjis essay explains the evolution of the atomic theory and how it has changed over the last cenutry or so.

proportion tocreate hydrochloric acid. Dalton thought that atoms were small particles,like a small marble. Dalton's atomic theory consisted of three parts. Theywere:*All substances are made of atoms. ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The effects and Implications of Sin in The Scarlet Letter: This is an essay about how sin effected the different characters in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

demon child, named Pearl. Hester changes because of her sin. Hester loses her beauty and becomes of marble coldness. Hester is made to wear the scarletletter A all the time. Her clothes become dull in ...

(3 pages) 246 1 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This essay discribes the roman bathing system.

oked luxurious. An average bathhouse would have mirrors on the wall, ceiling covered in glass, rich marble lining the pools and complicated mosaics decorated the floor.Here is a picture of a small pri ...

(2 pages) 63 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"Daddy" By Sylvia Plath.

white,Barely daring to breathe or Achoo.Daddy, I have had to kill you.You died before I had time --Marble-heavy, a bag full of God,Ghastly statue with one gray toeBig as a Frisco sealAnd a head in th ...

(7 pages) 288 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

rd called the Far Common and up to the First Academy Building. He stops at the foot of a long white marble flight of stairs. The steps seem to be very hard, even after all these years they have only w ... ree other boys barge into their room and drag them off to the First Academy Building. The go up the marble stairs and enter the Assembly room. In the room there is about ten other boys waiting in thei ...

(26 pages) 56 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Influence of Neo-Platonism on Michelangelo throughout his carrer.

was famous for his ability to harmonize the design of a statue with the proportions of the block of marble. Several artists had attempted to carve the block, which eventually became the David. It was ... . The low state of the slaves was further emphasized by the appearance of the face of an ape in the marble around the Dying Slave. The ape acts as a symbol of everything sub-human in man like lust, gr ...

(7 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ecords even the homeliest features. This is demonstrated in the sculpture, Head of A Roman, made of marble in 80 B.C. The artist painstakingly reported each rise and fall and each bulge and fold of th ... and black. Two methods were used to prepare walls for painting. In one, plaster was compounded with marble dust, then laid directly on the wall in several layers. It was eventually beaten smooth with ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Rates if Reaction GCSE Cousrework

ffects the rate at which to reactants react and make a product. The two reactants in particular are marble (CaCO3) and hydrochloric acid (2HCl); the products that they produce are carbon dioxide (CO2) ... tion is.5. The concentration or molarity of the reactants.6. The surface area of the surface of the marble.My VariableI have chosen to study how the concentration of one of the reactants affects the r ...

(13 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Luca Della Robia

began to learn to model and design in wax. As he got better, he started making small things out of marble and bronze. After he had discovered his talent in ceramics, he devoted himself to sculpting. ... years old when he was first invited to Rimini with other young sculptors to make some things out of marble for Sigismondo di Pandolfo Malatesta (who was then building a chapel.) Luca Della Robbia was ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

History of Sculpture in Western History

various medians have been used to convey the artist's feelings. Different materials such as stone, marble, bronze and wood have been used throughout the centuries to add to the sculptures' character. ... hidden somewhere beneath the rock formation. It was up to him to chisel away the outer shell of the marble.Rodin, the next great sculptor, was a Frenchman who happened to be born in the same year as M ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Ideal Home Topic: Creative Writing

vigour.An Italian style comprises of a few elements. Firstly, it stresses on the usage of stone and marble. I think a stone floor provides openness and is able to relieve an individual's stress and tr ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Architecture in the Middle Ages

ime. Of course the building materials of the period play a huge role in their preservation as well. Marble and stone are extremely durable and, with upkeep, have lasted thousands of years.General Info ... ard, and Norman elements. There was extensive use of mosaic decorations and pointed-arches. Colored marble was use in abundance to accent the many geometric patterns, open arcades, columns, and galler ...

(14 pages) 237 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Poetry Sylvia Plaths 'daddy'

ibes herself as "poor", she does not mean in the sense of material value, but emotionally.The word "marble-heavy, a bag full of God" gives the idea of her father's heavy authority. Despite all the ang ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

What view of warfare is presented by the film Zulu? Identify some techniques used in the film? How did these techniques contribute to the meaning of the film?

y that they dressed, the Zulu chant, all of which were very much so real.The Zulu warfare is one of marble, respect and awe. They only had man-made spears and animals skin Shields that were capable of ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2005

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

"To His Coy Mistress" - Andrew Marvell. An analysis of Andrew MArvell's poem.

And yonder all before us lyeDesarts of vast Eternity.Thy Beauty shall no more be found;Nor, in they marble Vault, shall soundMy ecchoing Song: then Worms shall tryThat long preserv'd Virginity:And you ... er now will not be heard once she is dead, and that the opportunity will then be lost: 'Nor, in thy marble Vault, shall sound my ecchoing Song'. Marvell then produces the image of the worm, an often u ...

(10 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A lab report for a high school physics class on the error of measurement.

e and average method and divide by two to get the average diameter of a tennis ball2) Diameter of a marbleA) Averaging methoda) Place four marbles side by side and measure the distance from end to end ... side by side and measure the distance from end to end and divide by four to get the average of four marblesb) Place three marbles side by side and measure the distance from end to end and divide by th ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Baron-Cohen, Leslie and Frith.

and Anne. First the child is asked which doll is Sally and which doll is Anne. Sally then places a marble in her basket and leaves; Anne then takes the marble and places it in her box. Sally then ret ... )- The belief question (the critical question to test theory of mind: where will sally look for her marble?)- The reality question (where is the marble really?)- The memory question (where was the mar ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Compare and Contrast of two stories "Latifa" and "The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree: A Mystic Tale"

rvish tried to go "home" he was beaten by the guards. Now the dervish found a new home close to the marble tombstone, under a dead pine tree for shelter. Another, encounter the dervish and Naroo had w ...

(3 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Chapter 7: The Man with Red Eyes

to enter the building, a door opens before them, revealing a great entrance hall of dull, greenish marble and icy cold walls. Filling the hall are a number of similar-looking men wearing nondescript ... leaves, he advises them, "just relax and don't fight it and it will all be much easier for you."The marble wall in front of the children suddenly dissolves, and they find themselves in an enormous roo ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing