Essays Tagged: "Metropolis"

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - The Meetings between Montag and Clarisse

found.One fireman, Guy Montag, remembers a time before book burning and tries to right thishorrible metropolis of zombies. An important part of the novel Fahrenheit 451 is themeetings between Montag a ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The relevancy of the heartland - hinterland distinction in Canada's economic geography

rial and staple-producing hinterlands from the capital service industrial heartland and reveals the metropolis or dominating city of the system. At a national scale, the Canadian metropolis is Toronto ... nce is the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands. But while immense influence radiates outward from the metropolis located in the heartland, the relationship between hinterland and heartland is one of int ...

(4 pages) 93 1 2.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Mark Twain.

ens was born. Florida was a small town but Sam's father believed that it would some day turn into a metropolis so he set up a small business their. However, his belief was a failure, packing up and mo ...

(6 pages) 106 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Scottsdale, Arizona. Economic history and how it was effected by the search for now water sources -- Vanderbilt

A Manmade OasisScottsdale Arizona is a young city with a long history. Today it is a thriving metropolis that was voted the "Most Livable City" in 1993. In the middle of the desert, nothing is p ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Lang's Film Metropolis

en referring to classic films that have set precedence there is none other than that of Lang's film Metropolis. One of the major themes in this movie was that of the function of time which is clearly ... Reproduction, Walter Benjamin depicts the philosophy of the masses and art and how that relates to Metropolis. In addition the theories of Benjamin it is also important to highlight the key ideas of ...

(9 pages) 83 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Brief History of Jazz

was America in the late 1800s.It's late afternoon on Friday in the city of New Orleans. A bustling metropolis of whites and blacks, all heading home after a long days work. Some of the whites had rad ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Salsa - development and history. The essay describes the development, history and different styles of salsa.

70s the salsa spread to other parts of Latin America like Colombia and Venezuela. Through the 70s, "Metropolis" (in south-west Colombia) emerged as an important new center for salsa dance and music. I ... south-west Colombia) emerged as an important new center for salsa dance and music. In the late 70s "Metropolis" was labelled as "the world salsa capital". In the 80s, after salsa spread to other parts ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is about Langston Hughes.

of Lawrence and the capital city Topeka (both of which were in Kansas), Lincoln, Illinois, and the metropolis Cleveland, Ohio. In his high school in Cleveland, he began to write poetry, and his first ...

(4 pages) 124 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Children of an Idle mind- Part 1

e of an indifferent gesture of acknowledgement with which they greeted the weary citizens of an old metropolis; no, rather it was a town, for a city it had not been in quite some time. As a matter of ...

(3 pages) 136 8 4.7 Aug/2004

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


rvey and it is my honour to be a speaker at the Annual War Intextuality Conference, in this booming metropolis of Boonah. It is at this conference where we can come together and discuss the different ...

(6 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Descartes - Discourse on Method

separation of church and state. In the United States, whether it is the small town or the sprawling metropolis, there will be some sort of conflict concerning the church and its rules warring against ...

(4 pages) 81 2 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis

Women were represented in different ways throughout the movie Metropolis, but the underlying theme was women were seen as purely sexual. Maria was seen as the nur ... presentation of women through femininity, technology, and sexuality are all intertwined in the film Metropolis. All of the women are seen as sexual objects, while the robot is mans technological fanta ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What insights into late Victorian gender and social relations can be gleaned from a study of the press coverage of the 'Jack the Ripper' murders?

entury of social explorers and of social missionaries, little was done to make safer an area of the metropolis highlighted by these 'explorers' as dangerous and in need of reconstruction. Changes in p ... Londoners the perception that they lived in a city of contrasts, a class and geographically divided metropolis of hovels and palaces.' These social exposes by people such as Henry Mayhew (London labou ...

(10 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Metropolis" Cinematography

When you take a look at all the things that have been done in Metropolis, it's impossible not to get impressed. Huge buildings, explosions, flooding, transformati ... the film.The story is about a young kid without any cares that becomes concerned about the way that Metropolis was run by his father, which is the leader of the city. The son of a capitalist discovers ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

The Forests of Rio De Janiero

Resource Shortage: The Forests of Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro is the second larges metropolis in Brazil and home to 11 million people. The rapid growth in the population of Rio de Jan ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Sylvia Plath

gnise that the typical Australian as person who lives neither in the country nor in the centre of a metropolis, but in one of the sprawling suburbs that grow and grow outward from the cities. Dawe wri ...

(8 pages) 852 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Clockwork Orange

redict a time probably between 1995 and 2000. In retrospect you could say it's set in a present day metropolis. Anthony Burgess the author of this book is a well known writer and best known for this b ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Most Notable Achievements

s yearned to see the city. Not the mid-sized, mall-ridden Topeka, but the huge, thriving East Coast metropolis where celebrities roam, television shows are filmed and no one ever sleeps. From the firs ...

(4 pages) 465 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Thanks to TV

like in other places. Such as a common farmer has the ability to understand what a person in a huge metropolis deals with, and there is no need to travel the distance to find it out. Think about all t ...

(2 pages) 6 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Relationships Between People And Things

versy of global warming, or something euphonious like a person and their dog. When one observes the metropolis around ones self, one has the tendency to notice the relationships that are usually ignor ...

(3 pages) 636 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing