Essays Tagged: "tusks"

Buddhism and the Values.

ue." Siddhartha got his name from one of his mother's dreams. Her dream was that an elephant with 6 tusks, carrying a lotus flower in its trunk, touched the right side of Queen Maya's body. That was w ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"george orwell and shooting an elephant" talks about the imperalism that george has in this short story.

skyward like a tree"(Orwell/741). He describes the elephant falling down for the last time with his tusks up high like the British Empire and the collapsing and Orwell loves every minute of it. He was ... shooting the elephant to represent the Burmans and the British. "The elephant fell to his knees and tusks rose high above the earth" (Orwell, 741) He had to do what any other man would do at that part ...

(3 pages) 198 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

African Elephants

e the second tallest, and are the only animals that have a long muscular snout and two long, curved tusks. They are highly intelligent and very strong animals. Elephants are the largest land animals a ... d roots. A single tooth can weigh more than 5 kg (11 lb) and measure 30 cm (12 in) in length. Their tusks are used to dig for water, to lift objects, and to defend themselves. The tusks themselves can ...

(5 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Ivory trail" notes

nce.Firstly, the title itself conveys a rare journey. Ivory being a rare and valuable item found in tusks, and Trail meaning an unpaved region across a wild region. The position of the writing on the ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Buddha

artha Gautama got his name from one of his mother's dreams. Her dream was that an elephant with six tusks, carrying a flower in its trunk, touched the right side of Queen Mahamaya's body. That was whe ...

(6 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Woolly Mammoth

alis), and the Columbian Mammoth (Mammuthus columbi), because of its hairy coat and its long curved tusks.The Woolly Mammoth was better adapted to survive in the colder climates because of its long wi ...

(4 pages) 1274 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Buddhism

nlike Christ five-hundred years later. His mother, Queen Maya, had a dream of an elephant with six tusks, carrying a lotus flower in its trunk, touching her right side. This is when Siddhartha was c ...

(7 pages) 97 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith