Essays Tagged: "remnants"

America's Zoos

delight. Their parents lag behind holding the children's brightly colored balloons and carrying the remnants of the half-eaten cotton candy. The family stops to let the children ride the minitrain and ...

(9 pages) 153 0 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Pompey the Great

legally unqualified for such a status. Some years later, the senate used his aid against the remnants of Marius' factor. Then in 77 B.C., Pompey moved against the Marian forces commanded by Qui ... rewarded but Sertoriu's death by poison permitted Pompeys return to Italy in time to annihilate the remnants of Spartacus's army fleeing from the defeat at Crassus hands (71 B.C.). For his victory, Po ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What can be learned from primal religions? A look at primal religions and how they are different from the religions of the modern world.

y things when looking at primal religions. Primal religions were the first religions of man and few remnants can be seen in religions of today. They show us that the major historical religions of toda ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Erich Von Daniken's "Chariots of the Gods".

ce travelers who came to earth from distant parts of the Cosmos? Are some of the ruins of antiquity remnants of great airfields, the favoured landing sites of extraterrestrial craft?"Yes!," writes Eri ...

(7 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Silas Marner" Book report, Summary on each chapter.

where it was common to sometimes come across weavers, who were pale, thin men who looked like "the remnants of a disinherited race". The people viewed all types of skill and cleverness as suspicious. ...

(22 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Joy Luck CLub

s, four immigrants are bewildered at American culture as theystruggle to instill in their daughters remnants of their Chinese heritage.Throughout the course of the novel, the mystery of the mother-dau ...

(9 pages) 111 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Pyramids: Just a Little Sweat and Blood

The Pyramids: Just a Little Sweat and BloodHumans have always looked back in awe at remnants of our history, and wondered at the astounding artefacts our ancestors created. Whether loo ...

(8 pages) 73 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Pop Culture Pie

le of Lincoln Logs and Lego's, while an old Lite Brite keeps watch from a distant corner. These are remnants of a childhood gone past; one filled with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Barbie's; a plac ...

(6 pages) 140 3 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Grapes of Wrath: A Criticism of Capitalism

939. He wrote a clear criticism of capitalism at a time when the United States was experiencing the remnants of a 1920s "red scare". He begins the novel by showing the reader the sickness of capitalis ...

(3 pages) 14042 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

THG Steroids

sterone, and when a urine sample is tested the analyzing equipment is trained to search for certain remnants, or 'Metabolites', of what is left of the steroid in the athlete's system. Once it discover ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

How accurate is it to describe Christian Spain in the period c.1050-c.1250 as a 'society organized for war'?

711 and conquered it in seven years. The Visigoths were mercilessly overpowered and defeated, their remnants pushed back into the north of Spain. These remnants of Christian Spain lay hidden deep in t ...

(14 pages) 44 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay about Reconciliation with the past in "the Lord of the Rings" trilogy by J.R. Tolkien

iel whose power is strong within their own respective lands, but these figures of the past are only remnants of a dying age. Bombadil is at the extremity of natural history while Elrond and Galadriel ...

(7 pages) 26 2 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What I See Must Be What Is True

d the effects that photographs have on the images in our world. The truths in which they reveal are remnants of what we perceive as truth.She mentions how photographs give certain images worth and tha ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Movie Review: Sin City

It's a beautiful feeling when anticipation gives you chills.You're at wits end, gnawing at the remnants of your fingernails, totally enamored by the fact that hopefully something great is destine ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


to have erupted and collapsed at around 416 CE, which formed a 7 kilometre wide caldera. There are remnants of this ancestral foundation on the surrounding islands of Verlaten and Lang, which are act ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Buddhism in Australia.

ere predominantly Taoist/Confucian, but the makeshift temples they built have been found to contain remnants of Mahayana Buddhist statues. Most of these men returned to China when the gold rush ended, ...

(10 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The History of Germany Since 1945.

itiative to rid German and Austrian society, culture, press, economy, judiciary and politics of any remnants of the Nazi regime," ("Germany", Wikipedia).They were successful in this as all symbols of ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

American Indian Religious Freedom Act Of 1978

nisters expound publicly the tenets of their denominations; others feel that Indian ceremonials are remnants of primitive life and should be abandoned." - Vine Deloria (NARF article)Religious freedom ...

(11 pages) 93 0 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Affirmative Action: The Consequences

one hundred years to create the civil rights movement that brought to the forefront the unresolved remnants of slavery. The 1960's saw the end of the abomination of segregation and inequality among t ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

My Reactions To The Poetry And Life Of Walt Whitman

vent that really touched his life. As he worked as a nurse, he experienced the suffering of the war remnants. The sight of seeing a person killing his own brother was an image that broke Whitman in ha ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers