Essays Tagged: "spectacles"

A recreation/reworking of an aspect of the text "Nineteen Eighty Four", such as adding to the text.

t jacket, but his hair, which had been almost white, had turned black. Also, he was not wearing his spectacles. The man entire had undergone a massive transformation. Like a caterpillar's amazing rede ...

(6 pages) 47 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is about every aspect of the life of a knight in the middle ages. It goes into detail about training, weapons, and clohting. The paper is five pages including a works cited.

The Life of a KnightThe Middle Ages were a time of frequent war and brittle peace, grand spectacles and devastating plague, high moral standards and bitter persecution. It was a time of the ...

(5 pages) 107 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Sport Tourism

its it provides to a regional economy has elevated the interests in political elites to obtain such spectacles. Sports tourism has many positive aspects to society. The chief beneficiaries are: moneta ... ndless. Increase in monetary and increase in tourism are the relative and first effects of sporting spectacles. As Standeven and Deknop put it: "Sport tourism is not confined to exotic or remote regio ...

(7 pages) 174 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sea monsters.

to agree, without a doubt, that the creatures that ocean legends were made of are living breathing spectacles of nature and not objects brought to life from a drunken sailor's nightmare.

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

'Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

im, he obeys his auntie by not running due to his asthma. He also tells Ralph that has been wearing spectacles since he was three, showing as though he is the type of child that is usually made fun of ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Coliseum, the Construction and history of

Its monumental size and grandeur as well as its practical and efficient organization for producing spectacles and controlling the large crowds make it one of the great architectural monuments achieve ... complex set of rooms and passageways designed for wild beasts and other provisions for staging the spectacles. Eighty walls radiate from the arena and support vaults for passageways, stairways and th ...

(9 pages) 75 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Every day monsters; an analysis of the definition of monsters and marvels in the middle ages, based on the book "Monsters and Marvels" by ambroise pare

o their mythical status in the social realm. No one doubted their existence, their presence created spectacles in any public place, and those who were lucky enough to see these subhuman creatures were ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus." Black comedy for a dark era.

ople were well accustomed to public executions, beheadings at the London tower, and took delight in spectacles such as bear baiting. Living in the time of the plague, death was no stranger nor shockin ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Examine the thematic connections between "Owl Eyes" and Dr. T.J. Eckleburg

r retinas are one yard high. They look out of no face, but, instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a nonexistent nose. Nose"(Fitzgerald 23). Owl Eyes always goes to Jay Gat ... r retinas are one yard high. They look out of no face, but, instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a non-existent nose"(Fitzgerald 23). Owl Eyes on foot, and Doctor T.J. Ec ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Controversy of Operation Crossroads: A Post-WWII Nuclear Weapons Test

it, and upon researching the topic, I discovered that thousands of other sailors witnessing similar spectacles also joined in with my grandfather in admiration and astonishment at the explosion-but ne ...

(11 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Microscope: Science's Greatest Invention?

cope when they discovered how to grind lenses during the 1300's, and as a result, created the first spectacles. The first microscope was developed in 1590 by two Dutch lens grinders and spectacle make ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Chapter 9: IT

gave him, but Charles ultimately remains in thrall. Finally, at wit's end, Meg remembers Mrs. Who's spectacles. By putting them over her eyes and throwing herself at the column, she successfully gets ... Murry is overjoyed at his daughter's arrival, though he cannot see her until he puts on Mrs. Who's spectacles. By wearing the spectacles and carrying Meg in his arms, he is able to escape the column ...

(3 pages) 25 1 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Style Analysis - "The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass"

erning and heart-rending tones reflect Douglass' lack of understanding and his fear of the terrible spectacles of slavery in general. Douglass often wishes to deem more understanding about his life an ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss the technological impact on film theory and the advantages and disadvantages of the invasion of the digital world.

new means of presentation and distribution an older tradition of "entertainment, offering stories, spectacles, music, drama, humour and technical tricks for popular consumption." (McQuail, 1983) And, ...

(6 pages) 97 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Rising Five" by Normal Nicholson

f his life comes through here. On reading the initial stanza we see he is a chubby boy, wearing big spectacles and his mouth is buckled with toffee. The phrase "reflected cones of light" signifies our ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis Of The Gold Rimmed Spectacles

Analysis of The Gold Rimmed Spectacles The Gold Rimmed Spectacles shows us not only the downfall of a respectable homosexual doc ... uly isolated. Society has "˜betrayed' both the doctor and the Jews.The novella The Gold Rimmed Spectacles explores different facets of Ferraran society, spanning many social issues. On a very sup ...

(1 pages) 652 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Olympics 1936 Nazi Germany

6 Olympic games in Berlin Germany as well as the controversy surrounding it. The facilities and the spectacles of the game were great but they were only superficial. Under the surface of the 1936 Olym ...

(4 pages) 1226 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"Rising five" by Norman Nicholson

own up, the poet focuses on the innocence that the child looked like while counting his years. 'His spectacles brimful of eyes to stare at me and the meadow, reflected cones of light above his toffee- ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Fiefs And Vassals

Looking at Feudalism with a Medieval Set of Spectacles In ?Fiefs and Vassals, The Medieval Evidence Reinterpreted,? Reynolds attempts, and succe ...

(1 pages) 398 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rising Five - A Poem By Norman Nicholson (Written By Marium Saud Japanwala)

o unravel itself upon it's tiny mind and body. At the same time it could be expressing growth. His 'spectacles' is a synecdoche of an old man, whose shoulders have sagged down low due to the amount of ... ging atop it, hence implying that the child is not welcoming adulthood but old age. Nonetheless the spectacles could be magnifying the area and span of the eyes so that it has the ability to ingest mo ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry