Essays Tagged: "practicality"

The Origins of the Computer

tralized state. In place of Greek democracy, piety, andindependence came Roman authoritarianism and practicality. Vast prosperity resulted. Europe andthe Mediterranean bloomed with trading cities ten ...

(4 pages) 59 0 2.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Roman Architecture

tralized state. In place of Greek democracy, piety, andindependence came Roman authoritarianism and practicality. Vast prosperity resulted. Europe andthe Mediterranean bloomed with trading cities ten ...

(4 pages) 222 0 2.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide

siness strategy (ix). Situational analysis is presented, as is a structure for developing strategy. Practicality and real world experience is combined with educational theory to provide as complete a ...

(18 pages) 632 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why are rituals important throughout the life course?

rituals and rites.Western industrial society has idolised ideals, rationality and a limited type of practicality and all too often regards the conscious ritual of other cultures as a frivolous curiosi ...

(6 pages) 146 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the two predominant conflicts (the ideas of modern society and the impulses of primitive man.), in the novel "Lord of the Flies"

to have and create civilization on the island. Ralph is an illustration of the maturity, morality, practicality and law. Ralph was able to emphasize these characteristics through the use of the conch ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of James Madison's life...this paper discusses his education, achievements, his background, and his contemporaries.

Witherspoon. Madison was greatly influenced by him, because of his academic independence, Scottish practicality, honesty, and sincerity. The works of his other contemporaries also influenced Madison, ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Management control in General Jeans company

and manufacturing, GJ are re - structuring to meet these changes. Jeans are not only worn for their practicality, but are also a fashion item, as exemplified by Levi who located a store on Fifth Avenu ...

(40 pages) 1042 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams.

Stella's, husband, Stanley Kowalski, a lower class Polish man who is the personification of modern practicality, crudeness, cynicism, and brutality. Through this play we follow Blanche and her descen ...

(3 pages) 109 1 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Turkeys Turning Point: Extreme Islamic elements exerting overt influence in Turkey's politics is unlikely.

er and derail difficult negotiations aimed at solving a debt crisis. In both cases, rationality and practicality prevailed, and both markets soared.In the case of Turkey, the Islamic AK Parti's victor ...

(2 pages) 86 2 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Satiric Subject, its Practices and Purposes in Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote

t rather, as a warm, human tale, depicting the conflict between noble idealism and brute, unfeeling practicality. Don Quixote is a novel allegorizes high comedy, because it represents the life and the ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

When people say "emotion just gets in the way", what do you think they mean? Why does or doesn't it make sense to refer to emotion as an obstacle?

y are saying that someone's feelings and amity, their passions and sentiments, cloud their sense of practicality and force them to make a choice that seems good only because of the emotional baggage t ... in this situation are not letting their child's pleading affect their sanity. Their sensibility and practicality are trumping their emotional feeling, preventing them from making a foolish decision ou ...

(5 pages) 93 2 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Greek authors were the pioneers of modern day literature" Discuss this in relevence of texts you have studied. Text we studied ~Homer the Iilad book 22 ~Sopohcles King Oedipus ~Plato Crito

reek authors were the pioneers of modern day literature. They were some of the very first to ignore practicality - they used their writing, not just to record the past, but to entertain. Art. The Gree ...

(3 pages) 26 1 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A essay written to describe the difference between Plato and Aristotle.

s' politics, Aristotle strays from certain central beliefs, and spawns a new way of thinking, where practicality and advancement overrule the idyllic. Plato's Republic espouses the concept of a single ...

(6 pages) 93 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


put much faith in love, he moves away from the romantic image of two lovers and instead transposes practicality and sensibility onto the 'arrangement'.· Some would say it is a very practical f ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Character of Nora in Act 1 of A Doll's House

iguity is particularly prominent. Her frivolous, playful moments are readily followed by moments of practicality and astuteness. It is not surprising that Nora is such a changeable character for she i ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay Summerizing "The General History" by John Smith.

ginia wilderness make him one of the first American writers to explore the themes of self-creation, practicality, industry, self-reliance, and cultural contact.The Jamestown colony as plagued from the ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lighting Design.

l light. In little over a century, we have become so accustomed to its brightness, convenience, and practicality that it is almost impossible to create any interior space without it.When the celebrate ... as the flickering, dancing flames of fire or candles, is equally evocative. For all its variety and practicality, artificial electrical light has yet to capture this beguiling and seductive element of ...

(11 pages) 67 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"In "Sense & Sensibility, Elinor represents sense and Marianne represents sensibility". Do you agree?

l's two protagonists, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. In these characters Austen ostensibly contrasts practicality with sensitivity, restraint with impulsiveness and strait-laced sense with exorbitant s ...

(4 pages) 30 1 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyse the relative effectiveness of the rhetorical techniques used by Alain de Botton in 'Consolations of Philosophy'

in our lives, de Botton brings together the ideas of six philosophers to re-ignite its fundamental practicality. Ben Rogers said in The Sunday Telegraph that 'de Botton has done a great service in re ...

(8 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Planning proposal, revising High School curriculum

sity of Maryland and I serve in the Air force, so I have been able to experience the importance and practicality of writing. During the period I was in high school, I found it hard to find practical u ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education