Essays Tagged: "Oxford University"

A Queen Adored, England's Elizabeth II

ngford, Elizabeth Pakenham, was born in London England in 1906. She attended Lady Margaret Hall and Oxford University where she studied classical history and philosophy. She later married Oxford profe ... bunal from 1946-51. She was also a Labour party candidate for Cheltenham, and later for the City of Oxford. After both campaigns proved unsuccessful, Longford began her career as a writer in 1954, whe ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lester B. Pearson

dical Corps. This took himto numerous foreign countries from 1915-1917. When he returned he went to Oxford Universityunder the guidance of the poet Robert Graves. When he graduated he enrolled for the ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

This essay discusses why William of Ockham can be considered as the initiator of the "modern way" of doing philosophy

e joined the Franciscans and eventually became prominent in that religious order. Ockham studied at Oxford University and went on to teach theology there. The tradition that he was Duns Scotus' pupil ... y that fits the facts pf a problem is the one that should be selected. This maxim employed by other Oxford Franciscans, such as Richard of Middleton and Duns Scotus.The result of this line of reasonin ...

(7 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

THE RICH KEEP GETTING RICHER

uated from Yale Law School, John F. Kennedy Government School, and was a Rhodes scholar studying at Oxford University. Reich served as secretary of labor in the first Clinton administration and has a ...

(4 pages) 150 2 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Poetry Comparison between Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare and Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

ary critic. Auden was born in York, England, the son of a doctor. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, where he studied Natural Science, before changing to studying English.The theme o ...

(7 pages) 89 0 3.3 Apr/2003

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

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese peace activist.

tyle, Dassk was eager to be accepted into a good college. During her stay at St. Hugh's College and Oxford University in Britain, she earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree in philosophy, politics, and ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This paper is a biographical essay on Harper Lee, a hard paper to write, Harper Lee kept to herself and there is not much information on her.

d Huntingdon College 1944-45, studied law at University of Alabama 1945-49, and studied one year at Oxford University. In the 1950s she worked as a reservation clerk with Eastern Air Lines and BOAC in ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Biography and Critical Analysis of Lewis Carrol and his work "Alice in Wonderland".

s. After being taught in public school for his secondary education, he enrolled into Christ Church, Oxford University in 1850 were he proceeded to earn his Masters in 1855. During his studies at Oxfor ... ordered to become a priest, however, he avoided these orders and became a mathematics professor at Oxford until influenza caused death. Alice in Wonder is the work Dodgson, recognized by his pseudony ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summery and context description of All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren

ture, including Allan Tate and John Crowe Ransom, and where he won a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University in England.During a stay in Italy, Warren wrote a verse drama called Proud Flesh, ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cecil Rhodes: A brief biography of an entrepeneur in Africa.

1973 for his education, he had become a diamond millionaire at the age of 19 and had graduated from Oxford University in 1881. Our first source states, "The intellectual influences which Rhodes absorb ... r first source states, "The intellectual influences which Rhodes absorbed during period of study at Oxford University gave him a coherent framework for his political convictions." Rhodes was a wildly ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Bill Clinton

child in 1980, Chelsea.Bill is a Baptist and graduated from Georgetown University in 1968, went to Oxford University from 1968-1970, and graduated from Yale University Law School in 1973.Clinton's oc ...

(2 pages) 67 2 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Two Towers by: J.R.R.Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien)

s Morgan, a friend of the family. Soon, however, Ronald went off to King Edwards School and then to Oxford University.Tolkien went to Oxford for a degree in English language and literature. He develop ... ved his degree and married his childhood sweetheart, Edith Bratt. He eventually became a teacher at Oxford; by 1929, he had his fourth child with Edith. During these years, he also began his great myt ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Return of the King by: J.R.R.Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien)

s Morgan, a friend of the family. Soon, however, Ronald went off to King Edwards School and then to Oxford University.Tolkien went to Oxford for a degree in English language and literature. He develop ... ved his degree and married his childhood sweetheart, Edith Bratt. He eventually became a teacher at Oxford; by 1929, he had his fourth child with Edith. During these years, he also began his great myt ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Hungry Hawk", this is a essay written by D'Arcy McNickle, this essay explains a little background.

Nickle went on to study English literature and creative writing at the University of Montana and at Oxford University in England. His story "The Hawk is Hungry" is set in the 1930s in eastern Montana. ...

(6 pages) 23 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

To kill a mockingbird book report

e from 1944-45, from 1945-49 she studied law at the University of Alabama, and attended one year at Oxford University. In the 1950's she worked as a reservation clerk with BOAC in New York City and wi ...

(7 pages) 40 0 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography on Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Harvard and Stanford. He decided to go to Stanford, and later won a Marshall Scholarship to attend Oxford University. There he studied economics. Later on he studied law at Harvard.Supreme Court Just ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Democratic Presidential Nominee Wesley Clark

1966 as top of class. He also earned a Master's Degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University and received the Rhodes scholar award. He is a retired military officer and carrie ...

(1 pages) 385 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

J.R.R.Tolkien-The Hobbit

developed his academic and creative talents. After serving in World War I, Tolkien gained a post at Oxford University. He specialised in Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature, however, his great passion ... olkien continued to publish a number of scholarly and mythological works, after his retirement from Oxford in 1959, he devoted himself to his work "The Silmarillion". This complex cycle of myths origi ...

(9 pages) 44 0 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is Fox Hunting Cruel?

fox's head, which they allege kills it outright.They also point to research by Dr David McDonald at Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit which suggests that the average duration of ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Guilt

This year is the third year of studying at Oxford University and the relationship between Michelle and I are still the same. Our good relations ...

(8 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing