Essays Tagged: "scholar"

A Short Biography of Benjamin Franklin

o many different fields changed the world immensely. He was a noted politician as well as respected scholar. He was an important inventor and scientist. Particularly interesting is his impact on the s ...

(7 pages) 239 2 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Assassination: Gaius Julius Caesar

ny things including creating the calendar that we know today, advancing mathematics, and many other scholarly things. When he became dictator in 44 B.C., those in power knew he must be stopped, and so ... political position in the Forum, he went to Rhodes to study rhetoric. There he became a priest and scholar. During the Next 20-30 years, Caesar became a triumvir (consisting of Crassus, Pompey, and C ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


t.The most evident man of thought in the play was Horatio. Horatio sees the world withthe eyes of a scholar and views things in a logical manner. Horatio sees the ghost andHamlet says ' There are more ... 6-168). This reveals Horatio's attitude to the audience.It shows that Horatio only believes in what scholars say. Study is his only purposeI life. He is admired and used by others for his knowledge, T ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.2 Jan/1997

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

A review of Goethe's "Faust"

pay for them. This novel starts off with Mephisto the Devil asking God to be able to tempt a scholar named Faust. Mephisto talks with angels and God. Mephisto tells God that Faust is loyal to h ...

(2 pages) 167 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Women in 1950's Hollywood Films-- the Hayse code and the changing roles of women.

I am not a scholar of feminism, but I believe that any such movement such as feminism must have seminal images ...

(5 pages) 233 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The Miller and the Reeve, by Chaucer

closely related. They both deal with the relationship between a jealous man, his wife, and a young scholar(s), and they both are immoral stories that contain sex and violence. This proves that the Mi ... the tale's author.The two tales share the relationship between a jealous man, his wife, and a young scholar. In 'The Miller's Tale' the scholar Nicholas is a 'close and shy' (89) person who has a tale ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Alteration of Diery Habits

n Taiwanese, related researches and studies on Chinese can be used.A foreign student's success as a scholar may be dependent on the degree of his/her adjustment to the prevailing cultural pattern. One ...

(18 pages) 341 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Henry VIII

elf. Henry was not onlyselfish but, also handsome and had a hearty personality, he was also a giftedscholar, linguist, composer, and a musician. He was talented at many sportsand was also good with th ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare and contrast the Miller's Tale and Reeve's Tale from The Canterbury Tales.

Their actions are used as an example of the behavior of the time period.In "The Miller's Tale", the scholar, Nicholas is a "close and shy" person who has a talent for "making love in secret". His tale ...

(1 pages) 67 0 2.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Partial-Birth Abortion & Its Affect on the American People

d have went off to school and come home with news of his orher first new girlfriend or boyfriend. A scholar, who could have fulfilled his or herdreams by going to college to study in a chosen field, a ...

(5 pages) 105 2 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Old Testament: Fact or Fiction?

ents for the validity of the Old Testament, many more can be found. I am neither a theologian nor a scholar, but I do have an accurate knowledge of the scripture of both the Old and New Testaments. I ...

(3 pages) 189 5 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christopher Marlow's life and work

pher Marlowe entered the King's School, Canterbury, at the New Year, 1579. He was elected a Queen's Scholar. The school, which enjoyed a brillant reputation, was a center of theatrical interests. The ... moved to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he studied for the next six years. He received a scholarship founded by Mathew Parker, master of the college from 1544 to 1553 and later archbishop o ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

John Adams' biography-2 pages double spaced on -introduction -early life -before the revolution -during the revolution -after the revolution -later years

be a farmer, his learning prepared him for college and a job as a minister. With help from a local scholar, in 1751 John passed his entrance tests for Harvard College and began four years of study th ...

(4 pages) 273 2 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Monkey: A Folk Novel of China book review

highly formal Ming dynasty, this would have defaced the image of Wu Chengen, a highly distinguished scholar. Resulting from the rise in the merchant and middle class in literacy, in conjunction with t ... es Buddhism as the way of life.Wu Chengen's point of view is biased as he was an acclaimed Buddhist scholar in China. This influenced the ways that he viewed other religious beliefs and his point of v ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Hamlet's Flaws

k of him slightingly or critically. Why does not the King, Laertes, or Fortinbras despise him for a scholar and a dreamer, at least, instead of taking him as they all do for the worthy son of his warr ... sire? Why does not the Queen once sigh, or Horatio sadly shake his head? He is a courtier, soldier, scholar, the expectancy and rose of the fair state, cries Ophelia, and there is no suggestion that s ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2003

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

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

Clive Staples "Jack" Lewis, formally known as C.S Lewis, was an atheist scholar who became an Anglican, a highly acclaimed apologist and a "patron saint" of Christians ever ... glish sector) here. (Appendix )9.John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (J.R.R. Tolkien) (1892-1973) was a major scholar of the English language, specialising in Old and Middle English. Twice Professor of Anglo-Sa ...

(8 pages) 187 2 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870 - 1924 Driven by ideological zeal, Lenin reshaped Russia and made communism into a potent global force.

f the central drama--the tragedy--of our era, the rise of totalitarian states. A bookish man with a scholar's habits and a general's tactical instincts, Lenin introduced to the 20th century the practi ... him straight.)Before he became the general of the revolution, Lenin was its pedant, the journalist-scholar who married Marxist theory to an incisive analysis of insurrectionist tactics. His theories ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sociologists and The Law

f the various academic disciplines, it might be helpful to briefly summarize the views of a leading scholar in the field of legal sociology, Edwin M. Schur, on the issue of why the study of law as a s ... ) very concrete and historical (as opposed to a normative approach to understanding the law). Legal scholars tend to rebel at the suggestion of a general (normative) theory of their subject matter. Ne ...

(10 pages) 175 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"No job is more vital to society than that of the manager." (Henry Mintzberg). Discuss.

arried out continually in society and it is in fact managers that implement them. French managerial scholar Henri Fayol identified the roles of a successful manager. The 'process approach' identifies ... ding has proven to be important to society. In his book "The Nature of Managerial Work", managerial scholar Henry Mintzberg defined leading as the ability to influence a group towards the achievements ...

(5 pages) 286 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Is Strategic Planning and Information Systems Strategic Planning Relevant to all Organisations?

mpany to its environment.Porter (1980), Competitive StrategyThe definitions of strategy change from scholar to scholar. There is no agreed way to define strategy as the interpretations of each writer ... some model of the planning process.Criticisms of Michael PorterThere have been suggestions by many scholars that strategy emerges (Rouleau & Sequin, 1995) and these scholars critique Porters meth ...

(15 pages) 1944 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making