Essays Tagged: "pits"

An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action

n American society.However, the debate over affirmative action has become ensnared in rhetoric that pits equality ofopportunity against the equality of results. The debate has been more emotional than ...

(6 pages) 525 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

America and Affirmative Action

inAmerican society. However, the debate over affirmative action has become ensnared inrhetoric that pits equality of opportunity against the equality of results. The debate hasbeen more emotional than ...

(4 pages) 291 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


BULLFIGHTINGThe spectacle of bullfighting pits a man against a charging bull. The bullfighter, called a matador, faces the bull in a large dir ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Pakistani Food

As I exited the car, I could smell the fragrant chicken being cooked on barbeque like pits. I could see the smoke rise up into the sky. As we arrived to our seat, I thought to myself, 'T ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Satire in Edward Albee's play "who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?"

aspects of the epic Albee has inverted many of its features to create satire. This internalization pits individuals against each other and themselves. M. H. Abrams's definition of epic, in his book " ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Tarrou, the Plague's Only Hero in The Plague by Albert Campus

In 'The Plague', Albert Camus pits humanity against an unstoppable force of nature: the bubonic plague. He creates a variety of ch ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Feb/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Stalin, Did his Rule Benefit Russian Society and the Russian People?

l BenefitsB. Personal AdvancementsC. Woman in SocietyVI. PurgesA. The PartyB. The ArmyC. The Burial PitsVII. ConclusionA. SummaryB. Final StatementIn this paper I plan to prove that even though Stalin ... Zenon Pozniak, an archaeologist who has excavated many of these burial plots also found 510 burial pits in Kuropaty and calculated that each one contained about 150 bodies. That could mean there are ...

(10 pages) 221 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

an essays about the controversal breed of dog "The Pit Bull"

Their Rep is the 'PITS':But controversial breed makes great family petThe American Staffordshire Terrier (also known a ...

(3 pages) 103 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Land pollution in the uk

Land pollutionDumping waste.90% of household wastes go into pits in the ground called landfills. There is a big problem with landfills in the UK filling up with ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Egyptian Burial Rituals

Egyptian Burial RitualsThe earliest ancient Egyptians buried their dead in small pits in the desert. The heat and dryness of the sand dehydrated the bodies quickly, creating lifelik ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Night" written by Elie Wiesel.

sent into the crematory line and he saw babies being torn from their mothers and being thrown into pits of fire. Elie survived the holocaust and is telling his story so that other people wont forget. ...

(2 pages) 50 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Anazazi Indians

caves or in shelters made of poles and adobe mud, the caves and shelters they lived in had special pits with roofs that they used to store food.The Anasazi developed their agriculture to such a level ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Compare CD-roms

SK? CD-R is the answer of this question. The surface of a CD disc is a piece of chemical dope ,many pits are distributed on it which is used to change the laser refractive index of the surface , and t ... are distributed on it which is used to change the laser refractive index of the surface , and these pits are physically what data like on a disc in another word these pits are the information or data ...

(2 pages) 33 2 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Nothing sticks to Teflon, so how does Teflon stick to the pan?

s a mechanical issue.Manufacturers textured a pan by blasting its surface with grit, gouging little pits in the aluminum, or by spraying the cookware with a micro-lumpy ceramic coating or stainless st ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Evolutionary Adaptations to Flowering Plants

a secondary cell wall that gives them additional strength. Sometimes, the walls of xylem cells have pits, or places where the secondary cell wall is absent. Most xylem cells are dead at maturity since ... ements. In tracheids, which are long and tapered, water passes from one tracheid to another through pits on the overlapping tapered end of the cells. Vessel elements are shorter and wider than trachei ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Culture Jamming: Fighting Fire with Fire

alter Mosely, "The energy we devote to profit-making kills the joy and creativity in our lives, and pits us against each other in an endless war of competition for seemingly scarce material rewards.Ev ...

(11 pages) 213 3 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Poem: Spiral

it die and fade away?Crying for my own sake,but it doesn't matter.My heart's already gone,into the pits of fore-ever,and where else it may have been,no-one will I love again,as... my life cannot go d ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.8 Sep/2004

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

Techniques of the Egyptian Artist.

amps. The pyramids were huge complexes that contained not only the sarcophagi of the kings, but the pits for the funerary barge, temples, and many false chambers to confuse would-be thieves. Pharaohs ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"The Book of Sand" by Tarantula A.D: a Small Sequel.

n over by the underground society of anarchists. Churches were burned, houses were turned into body pits, and schools were turned into jailhouses. There's no right and wrong; the lines are all faded.O ...

(1 pages) 12 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Five Wars of Globalization

people, and money is booming. Like the war on terrorism, the fight to control these illicit markets pits governments against agile, stateless, and resourceful networks empowered by globalization. Gove ...

(19 pages) 198 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics