Essays Tagged: "slant"

Roald Dahl

ndaff Katedralskola." 'Ett tomtebrus, tack', sa Thwaites till Mrs. Pratchett och höll fram sin slant. Jag höll mig lite bakom de andra, och när jag såg Mrs. Pratchett vända b ...

(12 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2000

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Comparison of the Three Major Sociological Theories

IVISTIC1. Ontology.The positivistic theory is based on an ontology of being a realist. The realisticslant of positivism is also known as determinism. The positivist knows that a reality is'out there' ...

(7 pages) 462 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Epic of Gilgamesh. This essay is about a story of the ancient Sumerian people called The Epic of Gilgamesh written circa 2000 B.C.E.

t Sumerian culture valued the ideas of heroism, knowledge and loyalty. They have an anthropomorphic slant on religion, specifically in regards to their gods. Also, their view of the afterlife is somew ...

(3 pages) 229 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This paper talks about the types of glaciers, why glaciers are dangerous, where glaciers exist and much more!

lacier causes it to move. The many layers of ice slide past each other and act as if they were on a slant. As they melt they may create small lakes and ponds if the water has nowhere to go.A glacier i ...

(5 pages) 61 1 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

English: Literature major Reflective Essay

e years.I consider my greatest strengths as a literature major to be my insightfulness and creative slant with which I approach a piece of work. I have a love for all genres of literature and enthusia ...

(5 pages) 208 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sociological theories.

VISTIC 1.Ontology. The positivistic theory is based on an ontology of beinga realist. The realistic slant of positivism is also known asdeterminism. The positivist knows that a reality is "out there" ...

(7 pages) 284 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Femininity and Buffy: The Vampire Slayer.

The specific slant found within the program formula for "Buffy the VampireSlayer" (BTVS) is unique in both film a ...

(8 pages) 78 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Conformation of horses

at the knee,' or 'calf knee(e),' is when there is a backward bend in the leg causing the cannon to slant forward. It puts a lot of extra strain on tendons, ligaments, bones and joints. Chips and frac ... rwards without hitting the body(a). 'Cow hocked(b),' means that the hocks point in, and the cannons slant out. There is extra stress on the inside of the hocks and legs, possibly leading to bone spavi ...

(5 pages) 56 3 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Microbiological testing for unknown (salmonella sp.)

To begin my unknown research, I prepared and inoculated, with unknown #24, 2 NA slants, 1 NA plate and boiled and cooled 1 slant of FTM. I then placed the FTM, plate (Quadrant stre ... d boiled and cooled 1 slant of FTM. I then placed the FTM, plate (Quadrant streaked) and one of the slants into the incubator, and the other slant into the hood. The slants were inoculated using the g ... g the glide inoculation technique. After 24 hrs I observed beaded, smooth and raised growth in both slants. On the quad streaked plate I observed round colonies with raised margins and caterifrom elev ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Abortion: Women's Empowerment

y.I believe every alleged fact I was told, and easily regurgitate it on demand. I was taught with a slant that pregnancy is always an ugly parisitic thing that happens to you, and is never beautiful. ...

(3 pages) 29 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte - a bookreport formatted using 10 quotes, one major quote of the book, all quotes are described and their importance is evaluated.

ll times, indeed: one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by the recessive slant of a few stunted firs at the end of the house; and by a range of gaunt thorns all stretching t ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Unexpected Meditation on Death:Emily Dickinson "I heard a Fly Buzz"

fourth lines usually contain an end rhyme. However, Dickinson diverts away from this form and uses slant rhymes like "died" and "air" (L.1, 3), as well as internal rhymes like "Eyes" and "dry" (L.5), ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Toys R Us Japan Case Analysis.

SITUATION AND CENTRAL ISSUES.This case has a generally positive slant in that there it does not describe manyweaknesses and problems present in many others with whi ...

(2 pages) 134 0 1.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Explication Essay-A Reading of Shakespeare's "When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes"

to figure out what the subject of the poem is about. However, unlike Dickinson's "There's a certain Slant of Light" which seemingly starts out upbeat and ends in an opposite fashion, this poem starts ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2006

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

Metaphor analysis in "Wuthering Heights"

ll times, indeed; one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by the excessive slant of a few stunted firs at the end of the house; and by a range of gaunt thorns all stretching t ...

(2 pages) 25 0 2.2 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why is Human Resource Planning important in an organisation?

the firm (Huselid, 1993). Rather than a reactive and ad-hoc approach, H.R.P. apprehends a proactive slant whereby forecasts are made on labour surpluses or shortages using statistical or judgmental me ... t the future set of related jobs (Walker, 1998). Organisations therefore prefer to promote this new slant on self driven development where individuals choose their own training and education choices w ...

(10 pages) 760 2 3.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Mass Media Comparison Task

rate the truth just for mass media however, the target audience will often influence the particular slant that the particular journalist and hence the article takes. For example one article might be s ...

(4 pages) 124 0 1.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Film Reivew Of The 1998 Version Of Great Expectati

, not only was it just the what happened, but it was the way the viewer sees it. The camera is on a slant where it seems like the bottle is rolling down a hill. That is symbolic for Fin's dreams going ...

(2 pages) 660 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The Right To Vote

often it is meant in an entirely different way. Tannen states that, "everything is given a negative slant, and even miraculous accomplishments are ignored to focus on failures" (Tannen 54). This negat ... often it is meant in an entirely different way. Tannen states that, "everything is given a negative slant, and even miraculous accomplishments are ignored to focus on failures" (Tannen 54). This negat ...

(22 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Structures of Houses

hey represent shingles that would be seen on modern houses. The roof of the model also pulls into a slant, which is characteristic of the houses in modern architecture.Unlike the gothic era, the struc ...

(2 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts