Essays Tagged: "time of change"

Similarities with Holden Caufield's (character in Salinger's "Catcher in the rye) feelings to 'Hurt,' by Nine Inch Nails.

sense of reality that he still hangs on to, relieves him of all the troubles he has at the present time. He always compares things that happened in the past to events that happen in the present. The ... nch Nails (NIN), written by Trent Reznor, represents many of the feelings Holden experiences in his time of change. The similarities in suffering, adjustment, and remembrance between the song 'Hurt,' ...

(5 pages) 46 0 2.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Renaissance and Its Influces on Music

The Renaissance is commonly thought of as a time of renewal and rediscovery, as the definition of the word implies. In actuality, though, the Re ... and rediscovery, as the definition of the word implies. In actuality, though, the Renaissance was a time of change from one the extreme of heaven, as noted in the previous faith in the Church and reli ... any different things, and these characteristics have been debated by historians seemingly since the time that they actually occurred.Some historians argue that the culture of areas such as Italy exist ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Why did the Revolution fail to topple the Tsar in 1905, but succeed in 1917?

and individuals. When studying the Russian Revolution it is important to note that it came during a time of change in Russia. Over the forty years preceding 1905, and thirty years following 1917, the ... ing why Nicholas II survived 1905 there are many factors to be examined. It is notable that at both times many conditions were extremely similar. Levels of dissatisfaction, large strikes and the count ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Progressive Era - Liberal or Conservative

of the nineteenth century, presumably around the 1890's, it became known as the Progressive Era, a time of change, reform, and adaptation. As Vernon L. Parrignton put it, it was a "democratic renaiss ... was a liberal movement. Richard McCormick said that "the regulatory authority of government at this time increased in precisely the same period that voter turnout declined, ticket-splitting increased, ...

(7 pages) 249 4 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Turbulent Sixties - An essay about the turbulent 1960s decade and black civil rights.

The 1960s was a wild decade all around the world. It was a time of change, the "baby boom" generation was reaching adulthood, the culture of the time promoted ... ewrote and lines drawn and erased. African Americans continued to their fight for equal rights, sometimes even erupting into violent conflict. The public school system began to integrate children base ...

(3 pages) 119 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Is Australia turning into an American State?

In a time of change and social upheaval, we, as Australians, must become conscious of the fact that we ar ... tarted to turn from a proud, independent nation into a subjugated state of external powers. The one time firm and resolute stance that Australia took to prevent becoming dominated by foreign states is ... sport fanatic is being replaced by the city living business man who bears no resemblance to the one time classic and proud Aussie.This proud Australian now exists as a memory. The man who stormed the ...

(3 pages) 89 3 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Compare and contrast the roles of British working women in the pre industrial economy (before 1750) with their roles in the era 1850-1920.

The industrial revolution was a great time of change for mankind; it was a great advancement in civilization. Not only did the economy ris ... omes, she would work about 15 hours a day. A washer lady worked about 20 hours a day, but got three times as much as a domestic servant[Dalstorm pg. 27]. Women were virtually slaves, caring and effici ... rked in the fields and at home. The bourgeois ladies probably counted money and did paperwork a few times, but still ran the house and took care of the kids. And though the aristocratic ladies only ha ...

(8 pages) 54 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The power and importance of the Pope, the Kings, and the Nobles

The Middle Ages were a time of change. This time, lasting from about 400 to 1500, changed many people's lives drastically. ... . They conquered many lands and used nobles to help control their kingdoms. Also, the Kings of this time period grew in importance when Feudalism started. They had many more people under them since th ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bruce Dawe

silent outback-dweller; the Man from Snowy River or the Man who went to Ironbark. The 1950s were a time of change, and Australian Literature changed too, from aggrandizing the increasingly rare 'Dund ... mateship, of jumping on a grenade to save your friends in the foxhole. Now, "It's Number One every time for this chicken, hit wherever you see a head and kick whoever's down". Clearly, Dawe is consci ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The hippie generation, It's remarkable effect on Canadian History, and how it has shaped our society into the way it has become today.

The hippie era was a time of change. Society did nott understand the hippie generation; therefore they started to fear th ... re including non-stereotypic clothes and clothes that would reveal your wealth status. A lot of the time the hippies would protest against the government. Hippies wanted the world to be free of racism ... the government. Hippies wanted the world to be free of racism, war, and struggle (19). Most of the time the hippies rebelled against their parents, they would often run away and live in communes, or ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2006

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

The Dark Side of Mark Twain

ved daughter Susy. Twain buried himself in his work and found comfort only in his writings. At this time he began experimenting with such manuscripts as "The Great Dark". Although unfinished, "The Gre ... with such manuscripts as "The Great Dark". Although unfinished, "The Great Dark" marks an important time in Twain's life, a time of change. To better know the man that is Mark Twain it is crucial to g ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Mexican War

ion of each region was forever lost and the end result being the American Civil War.The 1800s was a time of change for America. Most Americans were supporters of expanding the Union to make a larger s ... U.S.-Mexican border is no exception. With the European colonizing the New World, it was a matter of time before the powers collided. The Spanish settled what is today Mexico, while the English settled ...

(2 pages) 46 1 3.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO A TEMPORARY PROBLEM

The adolescent years are a time of change, heightened expectations, and sometimes painful emotions that make day to day problem ... -worth is so heavily oriented towards achievement, that they often can't even be second-best. Other times, a teenager might fail to meet the family's expectations. Weak educational results or achievem ... tand. For example, some parents expect their child to be both dependent and independent at the same time. Parents often have mood changes that are too quick for a child to catch up to, resulting in co ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

You And Me

The Victorian period was a time of change. Ideas and feelings about society and life began to change, thus changing conditions ... e true to one another." Faith and love are things to cling on to in a world of such uncertain times. Lines 35-37, " And we are here as a darkling plain swept with confused alarms of struggle and ... tragic conclusions, and the notion of creation creates uncertainty. This poem was written during a time when the speaker's life was going in uncertain directions. He wants to hold on to the things he ...

(3 pages) 333 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abigail Adams: An American Woman

standing of human behavior to guide her husband's political thoughts into a powerful force during a time of change and discovery. She was the good woman behind the good man. The wife of our second Pre ... sixth, she was always outspoken and constantly the socialite. She was not the typical woman of the times by any means, and she paved the way for the women of today. As her son, John Quincy Adams, so ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Cultural Analysis Of "Little Selves"

elves" Every story that has ever been written has some aspect that is relevant to the time period the story was written in. Published in 1916, "Little Selves" is entwined with the ... oughout the story and drives the story in the end. Although the issue isn't entirely unique for the time period, the story remains to be a good reflection of the Irish culture during the early 20th Ce ...

(2 pages) 2865 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pride In The Crucible

mself saying, "Who is John Proctor, Who is John Proctor?" (act 4). The trials to John Proctor are a time of change. When Reverend Hale enters the town John leaves in disgust, he knows the girls are ly ... led as a witch and condemned to death. But from his own pride is unable to confess. But at the same time he does not want to die for such an absurd reason. John Hale represents the voice or aut ...

(3 pages) 801 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

90s and 50s

The 50's was a time of change, it was a generation on the brink of discovery, it was a generation that would define ... . Today we all have at least one TV, most of us have more. We can live out in space for months at a time, and there are computers in every classroom in school. We also have much better communication w ... le belong to Michel Schumacher who is breaking records that seemed written in stone during Fangio's time.Important world issues were very different in the 50's, than now in the 90's. In the 50's, the ...

(2 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Life In The Sixties

irty to Forty years ago, there was a decade, a new generation, it was a ten-year mark in historical time. This time period was known as the sixties. Life in the 1960s was much different than other dec ... the youth took part in the decade, and there were many political changes as well. The sixties was a time of change.Life in the sixties for many people had changed quite a bit. People started to change ...

(9 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Reformation Of Equal Rights Politics In Germany An

hurdles in the form of institutional barriers, economic social gaps, and discrimination during this time of change. While Germany battles with the European Court of Justice over equal opportunity laws ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History