Essays Tagged: "Scholarship"

Greek philosopher Hippocrates.

e father of medicine.' Despite the existence of an elaborate tradition surrounding his name, modern scholarship recognizes that actually very little is known about his life, his activities, or his wri ... y A.D. the Roman physician Galen and others attempted to identify the genuine works of Hippocrates. Scholarship grew more and more skeptical so that by the beginning of the 20th century none of the wr ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Symbolism in "Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison

estiny of your people." (Ellison; pg. 32) The Invisible Man treasures the briefcase that included a scholarship to the state Negro college so much but it represents the life that the white authority f ... ttle Royal? the Invisible Man believes that he has actually accomplished something by accepting the scholarship. ?When I reached home everyone was excited. Next day the neighbors came to congratulate ...

(3 pages) 221 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critique of "The Invisible Man"

eared and hated by others.The journey begins with the man fighting for his very education. Earning ascholarship meant to physically destroy the competition. It showed that to getan education he had to ... recite a speech he was to memorize, which showed thetotal disrespect the people who were giving the scholarship had for the futurestudents.After getting into school, a simple job turned into an unfore ...

(6 pages) 98 0 2.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critique of the "Invisible Man"

eared and hated by others.The journey begins with the man fighting for his very education. Earning ascholarship meant to physically destroy the competition. It showed that to getan education he had to ... recite a speech he was to memorize, which showed thetotal disrespect the people who were giving the scholarship had for the futurestudents.After getting into school, a simple job turned into an unfore ...

(6 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charterization Paragarph Invisible Man

dentity imposed on them by other people. The protagonist, the unnamed narrator of the story, wins a scholarship to a Negro college because of his speechmaking. The fact that the narrator isn't given a ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Pol Pot.

m.Saloth failed his school's final exams, and was thrown out. He did, however, qualify for a funded scholarship to learn radio electronics at a university in Paris, France. In 1949 he left for Paris. ... of the French Communist Party. He focused mainly on the FCP instead of his schoolwork, and lost his scholarship in 1953, upon which he then returned to Cambodia. Immediately after his return, he joine ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

El Greco, the Spanish Artist.

the Farnese Palace, where he met Fulvio Orsini. Orsini influenced him with his belief that art and scholarship went hand in hand, and he was admitted in to the Academy of Saint Luke.Unfortunately, re ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Tim Burton, the writer and Director.

e was Monsters and Horror. His role model growing up was VincentPrice, an actor. He soon received a scholarship to the California stateInstitute of Arts. After college he began animating for Walt Disn ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay is about why I am proud to be an american.

to school and get an education for free. Moreover, if I do well I have an opportunity to receive a scholarship to a college where I can go to broaden my knowledge of the world around me. I can find o ...

(3 pages) 17462 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ethnic Cleansing.

Modern scholarship typically differentiates utilitarian ethnic cleansing from ideological ethnic cleansing. ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What Is The Importance of Academic Rigor?

lasses. In high school they should try to have the best grades, because if they do they could get a scholarship or an invitation to a high-academic known college.With their motivation in high school t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Counting Coup by Larry Colton SHort essay on Racism in the book.

to Indians.Coach Mac later on gives the author her own point of view on why the Indians never get a scholarship from any major colleges, she says, " College coaches are afraid to take the chance of wa ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A short characterization on a character named Darcourt in a short story. example of a characterization.

is also a self-diagnosed "boozer" who hopes to help a young woman's dream come true by giving her a scholarship. Right away the character Darcourt shows a contradiction in the way he conducts himself ... eet. In this short passage, Darcourt is interviewing Miss Hulda Schnakenburg, a.k.a. "Schnak" for a scholarship, and Schnak isn't very amiable. Darcourt's multipersonalities are very much on the contr ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A study of the Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath and a description of the three stages of her "spiraling insanity"

exually frustrated and emotionally drained.Prior to her treatment Esther is working in New York, on scholarship, as an intern editor, for "Ladies Day Magazine." Her boss, Jay Cee, is very harsh and de ... e first reference to the bell-jar that encased Esther is made. Mrs. Guinea, the sponsor of Esther's scholarship, gives Esther some money to attend the private hospital but Esther doesn't care, "[She] ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is my philosophy of life paper, required in eleventh grade health in my school. it describes my goals, accomplishments, and attitude toward life.

ance, as well as a variety of other necessities. I am currently working towards possibly earning a scholarship, but even with a scholarship I will need some way to pay for books, school supplies, foo ... are long-term goals, such as attending college (preferably Skidmore or Carnegie-Mellon), getting a scholarship, getting a masters degree in psychology, and becoming a child psychologist. These goals ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay is a biography along with the acheivements of Ernest Rutherford

welve children of his wheelwright father, James and mother, Martha Rutherford. In 1887 Ernest won a scholarship to Nelson College, a secondary school; A scholarship here allowed him to enroll in Cante ... ld be detected even after they had passed through brick walls. This caused him to be awarded with a scholarship, which provided further education at Cambridge.In 1895 Rutherford began his first work i ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Why you shouldnt go to college.

ancial. going to college depletes your parents financial resorces, as well as your own, even with a scholarship, there are better things to spend your money on. it is time consuming, a basic degree ca ...

(1 pages) 43 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Streetcar named desire: The Downfall of Blanche and Biff

great potential in his football career and is dreaming of going to a college to play football on a scholarship. His friends love him and he loves his father. Happy, one of his sons, even tells Biff, ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Middle Ages

terile age in which government had degenerated into feudal anarchy, religion into superstition, and scholarship into pedantic quibbles of schoolmen over texts that they scarcely understood" and whose ...

(3 pages) 136 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Discursive Essay on the Book "Gracey" by James Moloney. Essay Title: Gracey belongs in both the White and Black Worlds.

rld or the white world. She goes to Hamilton College, a predominately white school, on an athletics scholarship. At first she dreads going to Hamilton and wishes she could live in Cunningham with her ... elongs. Even Dougy notices her eagerness to get back to school. Ever since Gracey got her athletics scholarship into Hamilton her relationship with Dougy has never been the same. They had grown apart ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers