Essays Tagged: "repulsion"

Nuclear Fusion

hich are positivelycharged, must have enough kinetic energy to overcome their electrostaticforce of repulsion. This can occur either when one nucleus isaccelerated to high energies by an accelerating ...

(9 pages) 119 1 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Atraction/Repulsion A criticism paper/statement from an art school student discussing the role of attraction and repulsion using examples of sculptors working in the 1970's.

Attraction/ RepulsionI believe that something can be both attractive and repulsive at simultaneous moments. The ... nd stressed "deathliness". Joseph Beuys is another sculptor that uses the element of attraction and repulsion, especially in his Fat Chair (1963). Fat became important to his work after a plane crash ... s and pets. It would most likely benefit the work to incorporate more of the idea of attraction and repulsion. The cat image can be seen in all levels of society. Holding on to historical ideas of the ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

"Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop and "The Jailer" by Sylvia Plath - analysis and comparison of styles

setting - a small, dirty gas station. There is a clearly visible intention of creating some kind of repulsion through the description, as everything is "dirty" and "oil-soaked" - a good example of Obj ...

(8 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Stuff about electricity , atoms, and electrons.

achines. It is sometimes used as a particle accelerator. Robert Boyle found out that attraction and repulsion were jointed and that electric force was sent through a vacuum. Stephen Gray distinguished ...

(4 pages) 55 1 1.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Empedocles

r, and claimed four roots as elements. Love and strife were considered principles of attraction and repulsion that alternately dominated the universe in a recurring cycle.Empedocles was born in Agiren ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How does Frankenstein's retrospective narrative of chapters 1-5 attempt to situate blame for his actions elsewhere, and how far are we convinced by his "excuses"?(Frankenstein, Mary Shelley)

nkenstein's view first suggests she doesn't want us to totally condemn him, there is also an ironic repulsion we sometimes feel towards him because of the views that he expresses so confidently, despi ...

(8 pages) 68 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Locke

who had lived during the civil right and was greatly perturbed by the disarray that had ensued. The repulsion of civil war convinced him that all humans were naturally impious. People would give free ...

(6 pages) 91 1 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Title: 1984 Author: George Orwell Topic: Emotional Response

George Orwell's 1984 evokes a powerful contrast of repulsion and pity in his readers in order to convey the true corruption of the totalitarian governm ... same race. These strong emotions are manipulated to create a powerful contrast between the readers' repulsion and the heart-wrenching pity they experiences at the end of the novel. By subtly compellin ...

(5 pages) 57 1 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'Religious experiences present a convincing argument for the existence of God'

t of experience. This experience is fascinating and evokes awe and wonder, provoking attraction and repulsion at the same time. Otto argued that this perception of the holy is not the result of ration ...

(6 pages) 106 1 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Nuclear waste

ay: The reason alpha decay occurs is because the nucleus has too many protons which cause excessive repulsion. In an attempt to reduce the repulsion, a Helium nucleus is emitted. The way it works is t ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Barn Burning

pletely consume his every thought, and it seems his obsession has turned his love for his wife into repulsion. It has been suggested that the motives behind such compulsive behaviors is often s ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Essay On The King's Trial

ce rather then one of merit. The Convention's actions and accusations merit nothing but disgust and repulsion. The sheer ignorance of the criminal code that they had supported does nothing but further ...

(6 pages) 1116 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Poe's influence on evolution of horror story

nal narrative whose main purpose is to frighten or shock the reader and perhaps induce a feeling of repulsion or loathing (Cuddon 416). Originally horror stories were concerned with ghosts, vampires a ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Discourse Analysis of Jane Austin's Pride And Prejudice

ange in indexicals, in the same manner we as the reader are able to pick up on the transition from; repulsion between Elizabeth and Darcy through to attraction and ultimately love, all as an event of ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen