Essays Tagged: "two legs"

" Sunset on the Savanna" by James Shreeve, Discover, July 1996, pp.116-125.

from life in the forest to life in an open habitat that set the ape apart by forcing it to walk on two legs. More simply stated, we learned to walk by moving from the trees to living on the grassland ... e time when we are thought to have diverged from the lineage of the apes and started walking on our two legs. The second pulse marks the appearance of stone tools and fossil records of hominids with b ...

(2 pages) 39 0 1.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Animal Farm - George Orwell Does animal farm reflect on how the world's history moves in cycles?

nature eventually takes over resulting in the world's history repeating itself."Whatever goes upon two legs in an enemy. Whatever goes on four legs or has wings is a friend. And remember also in figh ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Heart of Darkness By: Tan Ly

te power corrupts absolutely. Fresleven was the "gentlest and quietest creature that ever walked on two legs"(p. 92). Conrad uses this example to show how power corrupted even the kindest man on earth ... ed even the kindest man on earth. Fresleven was angered about a deal with the chief of a tribe over two black hens. Fresleven became infuriated and beat the chief with a stick. He was the kindest man ...

(7 pages) 46 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

George Orwell, Animal Farm

". . . remember always your duty of enmity towards Man and all his ways. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend. And remember also tha ... ost widely admired English-language essayists of the twentieth century, though he is best known for two novels he wrote in the late 1940s, the political allegory Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. ...

(10 pages) 66 2 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A paper written based on my observations from an article i read by frederic engels.

some apes that abandoned the act of constantly climbing trees and starting walking erectly on their two legs. From there, the hand became free to carry out different tasks of labor. Over long periods ... e man were to throw a rock that then shatters creating a sharp point, he then knows that by hitting two rocks together, he gets a sharp tool. Discoveries like the sharp rock occurred all throughout hi ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions: Protection versus Prediction.

y regard our Earth as a symbol of solidity. To us, it is the soil on which we stand firmly with our two legs, the bedrock for our buildings and their reliable foundations. But this solid bedrock is on ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Evolution of Man, From Homo Habilis to Homo Sapiens Sapiens

p into modern Homo Sapiens Sapiens were traits such as bipedalism, the ability to stand and walk in two legs, opposable thumbs, allowing them to grasp stuffs by hands, and larger brain size which make ... found in Homo-Habilis, the forerunner of the Homo species. It allows organisms to stand and walk in two legs which allowed the forelimbs to be free for other usage. As a consequence, opposable thumbs ...

(2 pages) 40 2 4.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Consumer Behaviour: Personality

egrating concept, but all properties of the individual are not interesting. Most of the people have two legs, talk, dislike pain and get drunk at least once in their lives. These properties are not re ... with waiters, shy with women and terrified of mice. There are also persons, who may share the first two of the dispositions mentioned above, with a friend, who breeds mice as pets. 1 Stable The proper ...

(10 pages) 63 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heart of darkness 6

he deal. Marlow describes Fresleven as "…the gentlest, quietest creature that ever walked on two legs."(p. 13 Conrad) However, later in the same paragraph Marlow says,"…he probably felt ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Animal Farm Paper

dments, which later were broken by the pigs themselves.?THE SEVEN COMMANDMENTS 1.Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.3. No animal shall w ... ssibly have protested, but at this moment the sheet set up their usual bleating of ?Four legs good, two legs bad,? which went on for several minutes and put an end to the discussion.? (Orwell 96) Also ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Animal Farm The Book

e book Nineteen Eighty-Four to be a warning but it ended up being a prophecy. Orwell died a year or two after Nineteen Eighty-Four was 2a. The animals' Seven Commandments are the following: A. Whateve ... neteen Eighty-Four was 2a. The animals' Seven Commandments are the following: A. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.B. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.C. No animal shall w ...

(4 pages) 579 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Abby Wells Mr. Rowe Honors English 11 28 October 2002

is dragged to the back of a yellow pick-up truck. Hailey woke up with her hands tied to a tree, and two legs spread apart and tied to separate fence posts. She smelled beer and liquor on the two men w ... the two men who were tying her up. She cried for her daddy, but he could not be there for her. The two men take turns raping her, ignoring the fact that she is bleeding. When they have finished, they ...

(4 pages) 424 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Artic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) vs. Oil

em. The ANWR provides quarters for many species of wildlife including 130 types of migratory birds, two types of caribou ( porcupine and central artic), three types of bears (polar, grizzly and black ... th (Defenders of Wildlife 2). It is free of all development, and you have fly, boat or use your own two legs to get there. The refuge has been kept safe and pristine for over 40 years because it is on ...

(11 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

LITERATURE, FILM AND INTERCULTURALITY IN BETWEEN: CROSSING BOUNDARIES IN THE LITTLE MERMAID The Little Mermaid from Hans Cristian Andersen,viewed from a different perspective

of her beloved. After many sacrifices, hardships, the painful loss of her fish tail in exchange for two legs, she finally gets to her prince. When he will marry her out of free will she can remain hum ... he grief but can never fully understand it. Integrating hurts; in exchange for a fish tale she gets two legs that feel like swords. Although she can dance beautifully she will never get rid of that pa ...

(3 pages) 18 1 3.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Personality Reflection

ple have many similarities. Unless one is born deformed of physical body parts, we all have a head, two eyes, two ears, a nose, a mouth, a neck, a back, a pair of shoulders, two arms, two hands with f ... neck, a back, a pair of shoulders, two arms, two hands with four fingers and a thumb each, a waist, two legs and two feet with five toes. So physically, we are basically the same. What makes us differ ...

(3 pages) 156 0 3.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Animal Farm is an Animal Satire

of the farm. They then write the Seven Commandments of Animalism on the wall:1."Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy."2."Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings is a friend" changes into:3."No ... e dogs benefit. At this point, the final transformation of the pigs starts. They are now walking on two feet and carrying whips. By this time the Seven Commandments had gradually been altered displays ...

(5 pages) 811 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Evolution: Misconception or Reality

hey also are distinguished from the other hominids in that they are bipedal or they walk upright on two legs. In addition, hominins communicate by language and exhibit culture. Culture is a way of lif ... r. This theory, however, is not supported. Evidence dating back about 6 to 7 million years ago show two critical steps in the evolution of humans was the evolution of bipedalism and the enlargement of ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.8 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

The Pursuit for Preservation - Environmental Paper

re which enabled some simians to stand upright. Eventually one of these species was able to walk on two legs. It was these changes that led to the descent from the trees and eventually to homo sapiens ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science