Essays Tagged: "Moon"

Why Rome Fell

Why Rome FellThe sun had long ago set, the newborn moon peeked out from behind a scattering of thin, high clouds. From a vantage point atop one of seve ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Compare the techniques used to create tension and fear in the two stories "The Signalman" by Charles Dickens and "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl

arles Dickens sets his story at sunset, when the sun is disappearing, leaving the eerie glow of the moon for light. Roald Dahl sets his story at night time, at about nine o'clock when real darkness st ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Unbroken

.' He brushed off the debris and putme to bed. He won't sleep tonight.His thoughts stay up with the moon trying to exercise the demons in hismind. Too intelligent, too spiritual for his own peace. A s ... me?We connect in freedom,surrender in love.Come with me,in this life, in this dream.Whisper in the moonlight.Scream in the dark.Move in my rhythm.Let me feel your music.

(2 pages) 112 3 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Wonderful History of Space Exploration In Depth

ars later, the first human went into space. Two-dozen people have actually physically walked on the moon's surface. With great advances in technology, the United States has put robots up into space in ... human to go onto that planet. Unpiloted spacecrafts have also explored some asteroids, comets, and moons.There are many challenges involved with space exploration, and putting a rocket up into space. ...

(39 pages) 420 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Dialog to the book "No longer at ease"

su,but in my eyes she is the most beautiful woman inthe world,she is like the sun in a sunset and a moon in the night,there is always light shining from her.It`s not a fare world we are living in,she ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The writing styles of 2 prominent british science fiction authors. Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley and Herbert George Wells

ne day, and read as scientific fact the next. Jules Verne has written about man setting foot on the moon. When read by its original readers the idea of space travel was not a reality. It is now common ... s the idea of space travel was not a reality. It is now common knowledge that man has walked on the moon, and when this novel is read today no longer is space travel considered to be imaginary.Skillfu ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an analysis of the poem "The Same Moon Above Us", by Pittsburgh native and current New Jersey resident Gerald Stern.

Same Moon Above Us AnalysisIn Gerald Stern's "The Same Moon Above Us", the unfortunate plight of a homele ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theoretical Construction of a Lunar Outpost

s of Life__________________________5Designing A Lunar Base__________________________7Getting to The Moon_____________________________9List of Figures___________________________________10Summary_______ ... the right one when terraforming on a small scale, as in the construction of ecospheres on Mars, the Moon, or the surface of asteroids. It is too complex and cumbersome, however for building a cheap, a ...

(19 pages) 78 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Compare "A Red Red Rose" by Robert Burns to "so we'll go no more a-roving" by Lord Byron. How do they convey feelings of desire and loss?

s still there eventhough it can no longer be achieved. 'Though the heart still be asloving, And the moon still be as bright' (L3-4). Even though themoon is old like him it can still stay out late into ... s bright' (L3-4). Even though themoon is old like him it can still stay out late into the night. Themoon is a representation for Byron still being young of mind, hisemotional will and desire to go out ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Everlasting Nightmare

ng. All they really did was get a bit of it off and I saw a part of a muddy shirt with a star and a moon, when it got up kind of like a wizard from a movie.After that all I could think about was what ...

(7 pages) 101 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A brief book review of Sky Lee's novel: "Disappearing Moon Cafe." It discusses the main character Kae's rejection of Chinese Patriachal values.

In Sky Lee's Novel, Disappearing Moon Café, the character Kae breaks the circle of female self-destruction that has restricted ... learns to "live a great novel/not just write one."Word count: 566Bibliography:Sky Lee, Disappearing Moon Café, Vancouver, Douglas and McIntyre, 1991Wai-Ling Ho-Ching, Who killed Suzie Wong: An ... killed Suzie Wong: An inquiry into the Interactions between writer and subject in the Disappearing Moon Café: www.cs berkely.edu/

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Enchanting Escape

Enchanting EscapeIt was a cold blistering night; The moon glowed upon the field as I approached the summit of this beastly hill. My fears inside of me be ...

(4 pages) 44 0 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Mass media controls youth and the actions that they take.

the past century. With it, we have witnessed countless historical events: man's first steps on the moon, election of world leaders; even disasters as they happen. People watch TV in the morning to re ...

(8 pages) 320 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Inevitably Distant." I wrote this about a friend I care for that I could never be with.

ings for youSo they can touch you in the windBut I must be distantForwarding my messagesI'll be the moon to your sunJust watching over youCan you see me in your rays?Maybe one day I can touch youFeel ...

(1 pages) 65 1 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Wrong always.

then hot new waves cascade down and they melt. My cheeks are very wet, glistening like the weeping moon on a cold lonely night. .A broken heart. I never believed the cliché that a heart could ...

(4 pages) 185 5 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Space Exploration. Is space exploration worth it? How Mars can help people if it was terraformed.

ating quickly. With further space exploration we may be able to find a way to terraform Mars or the moon. This would allow us to form another civilization that possibly has more minerals to serve the ...

(2 pages) 111 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

What is a black hole?

elocity. The Earth's escape velocity is 11.2 kilometers per second (about 25,000 m.p.h.), while the Moon's is only 2.4 kilometers per second (about 5300 m.p.h.).Now imagine an object with such an enor ...

(3 pages) 89 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Myth Comparisons.

ywhere they went, flowers and plants sprouted. They had four children. One was the sun, one was the moon, one lived in the water and created storms and such, and from the fourth the line of the empero ... ywhere they went, flowers and plants sprouted. They had four children. One was the sun, one was the moon, one lived in the water and created storms and such, and from the fourth the line of the empero ...

(4 pages) 96 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Romeo & Juliet: Haste.

Romeo is anxious to know that Juliet is his. He proposes to her by saying, "Lady, by yonder blessed moon I vow," (II.ii.107). Romeo clearly loves Juliet enough to vow his love for her by the moon, whi ... he speaks so highly of. Though Juliet returns his love, she does not wish to vow their love by the moon for she thinks that the moon is inconstant. She expresses this through the lines, "O swear not ...

(4 pages) 40 2 5.0 Oct/2003

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

An explication of Mina Loy's poem "Lunar Baedeker".

f the cycles of life. Let's start with the title, shall we?"Lunar Baedeker," the word 'lunar' means moon. It can also mean relating to the moon, but more importantly it can mean measured by the moon's ... published a series of guidebooks. Mina Loy's title, therefore, translates to either "a guide to the moon" or a " a guide to the moon's cycle or cycles."The first stanza is very autobiographical; it re ...

(9 pages) 26 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry