Essays Tagged: "written down"

Hinduism & Buddhism

uism: Foundation No one is completely sure of where Hinduism was started and by whom. Their oldest written documents, the Vedas, were written down in 1000 B.C. but they had existed orally long before ...

(10 pages) 873 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism


le make goals for themselves in order to strive for greatness,but a man once told me that goals not written down are only dreams.We can dream all we like but without commitment to do the thingswe set ...

(1 pages) 78 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Report on the history of Dance.

Shakespeare.In Renaissance time dancing was regarded as an essential social skill. Many dances were written down, making it possible for us to dance today. Dancing was very important in many ways. Whe ... r acting campaigns in London ( It was also known that in 1594, William had already written six plays that were already produced. He also wrote plays for The Lord Chamberlains Men, he ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Odyssey Essay: Greek Culture and Life as Evident in The Odyssey.

h of individuals. It is during that time period, however, that Homer composed The Odyssey. Although written during the Dark Ages, Homer writes about the Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1200 B.C.) when life wa ... ate Bronze Age (1600 - 1200 B.C.) when life was much better. The Odyssey is said to have never been written down, and only orally passed on. Nonetheless, for the reason that this is such a long epic, ...

(5 pages) 111 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

name was "Wisdom".Democritus has had a lot of things done, but not many of those things have gotten written down about. He was mostly known for his skills with physical and phisolophical theories and ... out. He was mostly known for his skills with physical and phisolophical theories and thats what was written about the most. Democritus had one very important and very interesting theory. It was called ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Gods and Goddesses

hy the stories that people told of the gods and mortals varied from place to place. Stories weren't written down, and instead passed on by mouth from one generation to another, each adding their own i ...

(9 pages) 110 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

the wastes, they were independent. Living in collectives, imposed limits on them. Some of them were written down and called laws. The others were considered as obvious for every member of the group, w ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Comparison of Celtic and Gallic culture .

which to draw data on that culture. One is the collection of folk tales, myths and sagas that were written down by monks after centuries of retelling. The other is a collection of anthropological not ... ely, that information is beyond the scope of this work. However, if one could examine the languages written/spoken during the time periods of the Celtic mythology and the Gallic anthropological analys ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


nt use to produce food is called photosynthesis.Photosynthesis is a chemical reaction and it can be written down as a word equation:Carbon Dioxide + Water (Light energy) = Glucose + Oxygenreactants pr ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

A Worn PathIn the short story "A Worn Path" written by Eudora Welty, she talks about a journey that an old, under-educated, African American wom ... that would be easy for a younger person to accomplish. In this short story, Phoenix's thoughts are written down in a manner as a child was speaking, which is somewhat confusing and hard to understand ...

(4 pages) 130 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This essay is a contrast of the Odyssey and The Psalms.

y and The Book of Psalms are masterpieces composed orally as poetry during the Bronze Age, and then written down centuries later. Although they both express timeless human feelings, they are essential ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Lover by Marguerite Duras. This is an essay on the style of writing, the crucial moments, and important images of the story.

style of writing used in this book is different from that of the first two books. The Stranger was written in chapter form with two separate sections or parts. Snow Country was written in to two diff ... two different parts. The big difference between these two and The Lover are that this book was not written with any chapters. It was written down as if she only wrote bits and pieces at a time. She m ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Profundity behind Insanity Victorian secrets revealed in Alice in Wonderland

, up there with the big deals like the Bible and Hamlet. But this most influential story was indeed written down at the request of a little girl. In this children's work, not only do logic and causali ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What are diaries?

ry can be a book or some sheets of paper in which personal feelings, thoughts and actions are daily written down. A diary is something very personal, intimate and secret. People, who write diaries, tr ... his or her personal feelings, thoughts and actions for him-/ herself. Whereas a fictional diary is written by a person, who does not take place in the diary and just writes down the experiences, thou ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The magna carta

confronteda despotic and cash-strapped King John and demanded that traditional rights berecognized, written down, confirmed with the royal seal, and sent to each of the counties tobe read to all freem ... ant to the American experience forit was during this period that the charters for the colonies were written. Each included theguarantee that those sailing for the New World and their heirs would have ...

(9 pages) 140 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Catholic Scripture: Divine Revelation and Literary Forms

Scripture Assignment 2003Qu 1) Explain how the bible is the written record of Divine Revelation, (include an explanation of oral and written stages, and the mea ... .The bible in it's entirety is considered by Christians (and in part to Jews and Muslims) to be the written record of divine revelation- God revealing himself to mankind. This written record reveals t ... ords of Christ's life, to the apostles of the New Testament.Whilst most of the bible was created in written form, many of the bible books (or parts) existed in oral form, long before they were written ...

(13 pages) 119 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Russian Revolution

c ideas and policies there is a good chance it could be done. These policies seemed infallible when written down, but often time hindered the country toward the goal of socialism.The revolution was a ...

(10 pages) 60 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The theme of Beowulf

The epic poem Beowulf was written by an unknown Anglo-Saxon author in the 8th century. The theme of the epic poem, Beowulf, wa ... n's were God worshiping people who were well educated about the Bible. The story of Beowulf was not written down until it had been passed down for many generations. It is possible that out of fear peo ...

(2 pages) 36 2 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Evolution of African-American Gospel Music in America

hese sacred slave folk songs were passed on by oral tradition through the slavery era, and were not written down until the Fisk Jubilee Singers toured the United States and Europe in the late 1800s. A ...

(17 pages) 207 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

In what ways and why are the constitutions of the UK and the US different?

at one is codified and the other is not. The US constitution has a physical existence whereby it is written down and is accessible to virtually anybody in the US to refer to. Contrary to this, the UK ... lonies together since 1778". However, although the UK constitution is generally regarded as being unwritten, there is evidence to suggest that this is not entirely correct. For example, Walter Bagehot ...

(4 pages) 63 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays