Essays Tagged: "Sail"

Romeo and Juliet

t Juliet. He wants the outside power that rules his life to 'steerage [his] course and direct [his] sail' (Act 1, Scene 5, Pg. 403) for he thinks that fate will lead him in the right direction. The vi ...

(1 pages) 30 0 2.4 Jul/1996

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

What is Physics?

for a certain trajectory because he/she needsto hit the ball hard enough and keep it high enough to sail over the outfield wall.On the other hand, the batter must be certain to keep the trajectory low ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel Defoe

hat if you believe in yourself and in God, you can overcome any obstacle.After Robinson Crusoe sets sail to Africa in search of slaves, his boat is crushed in a huge sea storm. He is then knocked out ... hat if you believe in yourself and in God, you can overcome any obstacle.After Robinson Crusoe sets sail to Africa in search of slaves, his boat is crushed in a huge sea storm. He is then knocked out ...

(5 pages) 106 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Critical Analysis of "Moby Dick" by Melville

g little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.' (Melville 1) Ishmael tells the reader abo ... uket, Ishmael signed up for a whaling voyage on the Pequod. The Pequod was the whaling boat Ishmael sailed on where such characters as Queequeq, Starbuck, and the captain of the ship, Ahab, all journe ...

(9 pages) 188 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wind in His Sail

"Ahh, there's no wind today," sighed Cobi as he tacked his sail around and headedfor the shore. Cobi was a sailor. Cobi wasn't a typical sailor, Cobi was a Nat ... the shore. Cobi was a sailor. Cobi wasn't a typical sailor, Cobi was a NationalChampionship winning sailor. A sailor who thrived on high winds and rough seas, whohas accomplished everything there is t ... ved on high winds and rough seas, whohas accomplished everything there is to accomplish in Canadian sailing. He is the envy ofevery young sailor and child. They wish, aspire, and dream to be like Cobi ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Recalled to Life" is about Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. It focuses on how the characters are repeatedly resurrected.

ft the two to have an emotional conversation. After a while, Lorry comes back and the three of them sail to England.Dr. Manette is the first to be resurrected. In Book I, Dickens describes Dr. Manette ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Marco Polo's Influence on Christopher Columbus...

bus. In the 12th of May 1492, Christopher Columbus, accompanied by the writings of Marco Polo, sets sail to change history forever.Marco Polo's travelogue was the only written account to have enlighte ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Taoist principles of Non-contention

the Tao suggests, you derive great impetus, like having the wind against your back or filling your sail. However if you try to go against it, you expend great energy and tire without ever reaching yo ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an analysis of the characters in the old man and the sea

n his boat at night and helps take care of the old man, even though his parents have ordered him to sail with a luckier fisherman. Whenever Santiago is not sailing, the boy faithfully remains nearby t ...

(2 pages) 66 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Enest Shakleton's unsuccessful voyage to the south pole

s one of man's greatest feat of human survival.In August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton, captain of the sailing ship Endurance, with 27 men on board, left England heading for the Antarctic. The aim of the ... far north. Even though the pack ice became more and more compact, the Endurance struggled on under sail and steam towards the Weddell Sea ---- and into disaster. At the end of January 1915, the ship ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Odyssey: Summary with quotes.

don, god of the sea, by blinding Poseidon's son. In retaliation, Poseidon strives to make Odysseus' sail home to his kingdom as hard as it can be. During this odyssey, Odysseus' encounters many enemie ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Disney Cruise Line - Marketing Analysis

Disney Cruise Line currently consists of two vessels, the Disney Magic, and the Disney Wonder that sail throughout the Western and Eastern Caribbean, as well as the Bahamas (Exhibit 1). Presently, th ... o style of the luxury liners of the early 1900's, these ships combine the charm of old-world luxury sailing with all the technology and amenities that Walt Disney is famous for. Each cruise liner has ...

(22 pages) 400 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Why was the spanish armada defeated

ds. They were not battle ships. They were also wide and heavy and could not move very quickly under sail. But at first this did not look like a problem, since the plan, was not to actually engage with ... oil and bundles of wood and all cannons were set to go off when flames reached them. They were set sail as close to the Spanish ships as possible, the fire would be lighted. The crew would then escap ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"European Exploration" (rough draft of what will be a more detailed essay)

tion as a result. Then, on top of this source of funds, money came in from exploring.The ability of sailing was a huge factor for technology. Without being able to sail, or without the needed navigati ... e to sail, or without the needed navigation, exploration could not have taken place. The ability of sail itself played a role. The Printing Press could also be put under technology. It allowed for doc ...

(1 pages) 55 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Torsional vibration in marine propulsion

portant now than ever before, not only because it is necessary to ensure more comfort for those who sail on board the ship, but also because of the instrumentation necessary for the ships automation, ...

(10 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The Hudson Bay Company

Henry Hudson to try and find the North West Passage. Henry Hudson was the first man to successfully sail through the Hudson River. When he returned to England in 1610 he was commissioned by a syndicat ... s crew mutinied. Henry Hudson, his young son, and some of his faithful crewmates were forced to set sail on a smaller boat away from the ship. Henry Hudson was never seen again.Over the next two decad ...

(6 pages) 46 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Early Century Transportation Methods

nsportation, many people used a lot of the other newer ways to get around places like steamboats to sail along the waterfront and various canals to get to certain places. One of the th ... of Mississippi. The Mississippi River probably was the main use for the steamboats since they would sail up and the down the river to transfer goods and for people to travel. Even though the railroad ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Gallipoli Gamble - What were the factors that led to it's failure?

s, and cross overland into Constantinople. Meanwhile, as they crossed overland, the Navy could then sail through the Dardanelles, and attack constantinople from the sea. If the plan had succeeded, it ... Gallipoli were also badly planned failures, as on the 18th of March, a fleet of British battleships sailed into the Dardanelles to attack the Turkish forces, as the beach and coast were easily accessi ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Romeo & Juliet: Role of Fate.

and "By some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage over my course direct my sail!" He is basically saying that he had a dream, which leads him to believe that he will die young ... stars... by some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he hath the steerage over my course direct my sail!"- 1/4/107, 111, 112 & 113.Romeo thought he was in love with Rosaline but she did not retur ...

(5 pages) 50 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

White squall book report

Have you ever had to survive a huge storm in the middle of the ocean on a sailboat? Well probably not, but if you want to find out what it may be like then the movie "The Whi ... "The White Squall" is the show that will fulfill this need. However you can't have a ship that will sail without a good captain. The skipper guides all of these young men through many toils and fears. ... The skipper has many pros, one of the many, and probably the most important, is that he is a good sailor. If he wouldn't have been a good sailor, the guys would probably would have died, starved to ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2004

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