Essays Tagged: "Pupil"

Greek philosopher Hippocrates.

. The only contemporaries or near contemporaries who mention him are Plato, Aristotle, and Menon, a pupil of Aristotle. The influence of Hippocrates and of the Hippocratic writings has, however, been ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Romeo and Juliet

who needed society's help to structure, educate, and fulfill his needs. On the other hand, Plato's pupil Aristotle believed that man is initially born with goodness and virtue. The issue of man's two ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.8 Jan/1996

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

Zeno of Elea

taly, in 490 B.C. He died there in 430 B.C., in anattempt to oust the city's tyrant. He was a noted pupil of Parmenides, from whom helearned most of his doctrines and political ideas. He believed that ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Near & Farsightedness, What are visual defects and how common are they?

closing up more to block outsome light when it is bright. Everything that passesthrough the pupil, which looks like a black dot, is whatyou see.        Next the light passe ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Tess: A interpretation that describes Angel as disilusioned through his view of farmers and tess. Perputuates the effects of this misonception on Angel

am reality.Angel?s contemplations of farm folk as ?the pitiable dummy?(134) and his time spent as a pupil to the dairy are misconceptions perpetuated by him in the beginning of his appearance in the n ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas Hobbes

hout interruptions) till his death.Three times in his life, Hobbes traveled on the continent with a pupil. His first journey was begun in 1610, and in it he visited France, Germany, and Italy, learnin ... quaintance with Bacon, Herbert of Cherbury, Ben Johnson, and other leading men of the time.Hobbes's pupil and friend died in 1628, two years after the death of the first earl; his son and successor wa ...

(14 pages) 245 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Alexander Graham Bell.

that went on around him. On his trip to London and his stay with Aleck's grandfather he was a swift pupil of Grandpapa and learned everything with ease. All in all, Bell is one of history's mastermind ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

An examination into the influence of Christianity in shaping the writings of C.S Lewis: by evaluating his conversion and accounting for the effect this had on his writing -- nb: footnotes included

sell at the rate of about two million copies a year. Since he never spoke of religion while I was a pupil, or until we had become friends fifteen years later, it would have seemed incredible that he w ...

(8 pages) 187 2 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Importance of Relaxation when Performing.

allows the whole body to become relaxed.The Witch in the Toy Shop was also a popular exercise. One pupil is the witch while the others pretend to be toys in a toyshop. They must stand perfectly still ... utstretched and the bottom one tucked in slightly. This is an imaginative exercise but also teaches pupils the correct method of fainting, which could be used in future dramatic scenes.You could furth ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Structures and Functions of the eye.

w the eye is specialised in producing a clear image for the brain to interpret.Conjunctiva, Cornea, Pupil (Iris), Retina, Blind Spot, Fovea (Yellow Spot)The very first thing light will come into conta ... refracts the light because of it's curved surface but the degree of refraction is not variable. The pupil is not as such a thing as a hole. It's job is to control the amount of light that is allowed t ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Macular degeneration.

s, the cornea, is the most powerful. The weaker lens is known as the crystalline lens. The iris and pupil are in between the two lenses. The retina is a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye, wh ...

(2 pages) 47 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Educating our Youth toward responsible citizenry.

ld to be a political treatise, is in the first place a profound essay on education. Aristotle was a pupil of Plato's and they very often agreed to disagree on the role of family and community in educa ...

(4 pages) 130 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How the eye works.

sthought to be a great peice of natural engineering.The eye consists of a few main parts, the iris, pupil, lense,vitriouse humour and retina. I will explain how each one works.Iris: This can appear di ... er eye. It expands and contracts in relation to the muscles which control the movement of the lense.pupil: Most of the light travels into the eye through this. Its colour is black.lense: this is one o ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Friendship and Self-Love in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

IntroductionAristotle, a pupil of Plato is one of the greatest, ancient Athenian philosophers. Nicomachean Ethics is Aristotl ...

(7 pages) 213 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Philosophical analysis and plot summary of Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael".

esents mankind, not a specific person. The man reads an ad in a newspaper that says, "Teacher seeks pupil. Must have the earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person." The man used to want a teac ...

(5 pages) 102 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Study notes, data, statistics on planets, astronomical beings, the greenhouse effect

many little mirrors instead of a few big ones, and would rely on a new technique called "densified pupil imaging" to get the most from the meager amount of light reflected from a distant planet.*It w ...

(7 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The eye

m any particles that may get in.After going through the cornea, light rays have to pass through the pupil. It is an adjustable opening that is controlled by the iris. The iris (the colored part of the ... iris (the colored part of the eye) decides how much or how little light will be passed through. The pupil is the dark spot in the center of the eye which leads to the lens.The lens is a flexible, elas ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


Disciples in the New Testament, are any followers of Jesus' teaching. The word meaning "pupil" or "follower." Discipleship is common among the ancient Jews, a style of teaching and learnin ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Eugene Delacroix

nfluence impressionist painters and even modern artists such as Pablo Picasso.In 1815 he became the pupil of the French painter Pierre-Narcisse Guerin and began a career that would produce more than 8 ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Giver by Lois Lowry

lived a boy named Jonas. He was very excited to turn 12 where Ceremony of Twelve, which gives every pupil aged twelve an assignment, or job, for that person to do for their entire life. On the day whe ...

(2 pages) 59 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers