Essays Tagged: "quintessential"

In the following essay, the poem Beowulf is analyzed to determine if Grendel and his mother are humans or monsters.

and his Mother?Although a cursory analysis of the poem may lead oneto see Grendel and his mother as quintessentialrepresentations of a belial and insensate monstrositythat is in diametrical opposition ...

(5 pages) 106 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

James Buster Brown: A biography of his life, times and his influence on the world of tap.

ess him or herself through dance. There was an optimism and boundless joy that ran all through this quintessential gentleman and he used himself as an embodiment of what every human being should aspir ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Inventor of Blue Jeans, Levi Strauss.

Levi Strauss, the inventor of the quintessential American garment - the blue jean - was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria on February 26, 18 ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Marketing Law and Ethics: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Ethical Behaviour in Marketing.

f a business and their respective products, so it is appropriate that it also be applied to another quintessential factor of business in ethics.The first and arguably most important aspect of the mark ...

(4 pages) 449 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

An analysis of Macbet's struggle between his ambition and his conscience.

Violence, blood and death. The quintessential characteristics of war. Shakespeare's Macbeth is based on a war, but not your typical ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

Marketing of Harley Davidson

friends Arthur and Walter Davidson launched the Harley-Davidson Motor Company in Milwaukee, WI. The quintessential bad boy machine, their motorcycle has become an icon of American culture. More than a ...

(10 pages) 463 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The main features of Fauvism, Expressioism and Cubism

o was particularly influenced by Van Gogh was a Norwegian painter named Edvard Munch. Munch was the quintessential expressionist. His ghostly paintings reflected his emotional state in their colourati ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

"Character Analysis of Emily in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner"

family background. She had lived in a fine house on the town's "most select street." Emily was the quintessential Southern belle. Her father treated her as a delicate possession and instilled in her ...

(3 pages) 317 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

School of Athens by Raphael Santi

ck). He painted The School of Athens, the study of philosophy, in 1509. This painting truly was the quintessential depiction of the Renaissance.This painting contains many Greek philosophers arranged ... hitectural framework, and realistic representation of all elements clearly defines this work as the quintessential painting of the High Renaissance.Works CitedAdams, Laurie Schneider. Art Across Time. ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Cambodia: killing fields

overthrew "the direct descendent of 80 kings" (Attwood 64), Prince Norodum Sihanouk. Although the "quintessential Khmer" (Return 47), Lon Nol, holds the place in history for this event it was not a s ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

lot consists of a hero going from joyfulness to ultimately misery due to his hamartia, or flaw. The quintessential Aristotelian hero has many good traits but his biggest trait , Hubris, which causes h ... and the Common Man"). Only in the modern tragedies can the hero gains his honor. The Crucible is a quintessential modern tragedy due to its exposure of moral and political hypocrisy and its concern w ...

(11 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Freedoms and allowances here on earth

is our relationship with our fellow man or "community." This is the beginning of a time honored and quintessential theme of the Bible's Old Testament. This is the Cycle of Baal. The cycle, in short, i ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Beowulf, Sir Gawain and King Arthur - Three Heroes

in personal honor and valor is what is important. King Arthur, Sir Gawain's uncle, is naturally the quintessential king of the medieval period. Though all men to a certain extent share the same qualit ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Death of Charlemagne: 6 in-depth pages on the Death of a Great leader. Complete w/works sited page

ot only did Charlemagne add to his own empire, but he also helped out the church and behaved as the quintessential Catholic. For example, Charles rescued Pope Leo III from imprisonment and sent him ba ...

(7 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lighting Design.

at everyone suddenly wanted. It is small wonder that the light bulb has since come to symbolize the quintessential "bright idea."With the arrival of electricity, domestic life soon became much more co ...

(11 pages) 67 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Essay about Jewish Soteriology about the book "Man's Search For Meaning" by Viktor Frankl.

explores his faith through his own suffering, his love for his beloved wife and lastly through the quintessential faith in concentration camp: the future. Frankl's faith in the many assortments of hi ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Summary of "The Big Sleep"

This is a captivating story about a detective, Philip Marlowe, who is basically a quintessential knight errant. The reader is first introduced to him as he is entering the Sternwood ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Did Money Kill the Great?

Many people claim that "The Great Gatsby" is the quintessential American novel. This is due to the reoccurring theme of the book of the rise and fall ...

(8 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon" - Discusses the making of art and the philosophy he shares.

he idea, transcending its superficial characteristics. "The violence of reality" is understood as a quintessential vision that absorbs the overtones, undertones, and textures of physical and mental re ...

(2 pages) 1217 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - William Shakespeare

ower) on anyone but his wife, Titanian, the Queen of the Fairies.This passage is easily argued as a quintessential part to the play as a whole. When Oberonsaw Cupid fire his arrow, it marked the desti ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream