Essays Tagged: "Alfred"

Alfred Nobel

a very good essay on Alfred Nobel excellent, very well wordedAlfred NobelHan har kallats en av de största uppfinnarn ... ppfinnarna i världshistorien! Och nästan alla i hela världen känner till honom! ALFRED NOBEL!Alfred Bernard Nobel föddes I Stockholm den 21 Oktober 1833. Hans släkt hette ... uml;ddes I Stockholm den 21 Oktober 1833. Hans släkt hette från början Nobelius och Alfreds far Immanuel Nobel trodde att detta namn härstammade ifrån en engelsk präst ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel föddes i Stockholm 21 oktober år 1833 och dog i San Remo 10 december 1896. H ... så upp en omfattande maskintillverkning. Immanuel Nobel hade fyra söner: Robert, Ludvig, Alfred och Emil. Alla var tekniskt begåvade. Robert och Ludvig bildade "Naftabolaget Bröd ... yssland. Ludvig var dessutom en av Rysslands mest framgångsrika producenter av krigsmateriel. Alfred föddes i Stockholm och kom i nioårsåldern till S:t Petersburg där han v ...

(11 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Literary contributions of King Alfred the Great

Our understanding of the literary achievements of King Alfred depend very muchupon what we believe about his early education. If we are content to accept t ... bout his early education. If we are content to accept the stories ofAsser, the famous biographer of Alfred, that he reached his twelfth birthday before helearned to read (Keynes 75), then we must reck ... erate, knew the value of learning, andsurrounded himself with educated men (Collins 297).As a child Alfred received little formal training or schooling. He did possess ahighly retentive memory and par ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The biography of Alfred Hitchcock

The Life Of Alfred Hitchcock...IntroRolling up your window at the sight of a passing bird, quickly pulling open ... s directed by the "Giant in Horror", the "Master Of Suspense", and the "Protagonist of Terror", Mr. Alfred Joseph Hitchcock.His early lifeOn August 8, 1899, in Leytonstone, London, William Hitchcock a ... n August 8, 1899, in Leytonstone, London, William Hitchcock and wife Emma had a son, they named him Alfred J. Hitchcock. His parents, both Irish and Catholic, also had two other children, William Hitc ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

By what means and with what success did the kings of Wessex become kings of England in the tenth century?

turies, and influenced the policies and style of kingship Edgar's forbearers developed. The role of Alfred the Great in instituting several policies laid the ground work for a growing West Saxon kingd ... annexation of Mercia by the Edward the Elder in 918. From 899 to 1016, seven direct descendants of Alfred ruled, this continuity of succession meant that the reigns of Alfred's sons could continue th ...

(8 pages) 52 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

King Alfred the Great: One of the Greatest Leaders in English History.

King Alfred the Great can, in many ways, be considered one of the greatest rulers of England. His defeat ... lection of the kind of ruler he was.1 A twelfth century writer notes the prestige that was given to Alfred when he wrote,He reigned for twenty and eight years; there are few such men living: for he wa ... oul!2Born the fourth son of King Ethelwulf and his wife, Osburgh in 849 AD at Wantage in Berkshire, Alfred was brought up in a time of constant war. The various kingdoms of England had been at war for ...

(7 pages) 96 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Humour in "The Visit" by Henrik Ibsen

the humour in this act is due to Claire's deal for donating the money. In exchange for the death of Alfred Ill she would donate 1 million dollars to the town. 500 thousand for the town itself and 500 ...

(2 pages) 18 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biography on Alfred Tennyson

Biography of Alfred TennysonAlfred Tennyson was born into an old Lincolnshire family and was the fourth of twelve ... dings in his poems. In 1821 he wrote a 6000 line poem and in 1824 he wrote "The Devil and the Lady."Alfred and Charles joined Frederick at Trinity College at Cambridge in 1827. At this time Alfred fou ... is life and with his brother Charles, they composed a book of poems called "Poems by two Brothers." Alfred with his new friend became a member of the Apostles that were a group of people with high int ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


1. In paragraph form and with reference to the story, discuss Alfred's character.In the story, "All the Years of Her Life" the main character is Alfred. In ... ory, "All the Years of Her Life" the main character is Alfred. In my eyes, the story portrays Alfred has a dependent, not trustworthy, not reliable, and a troubled individual. Alfred is a depend ... rom the drugstore in which he works. This shows that he can not be trusted and this is a reason why Alfred is unable to keep a job making him unreliable for the same reason. Alfred is also a troubled ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pygmalion Vs My Fair Lady

that the story left helps readers understand better what the characters were feeling.The character Alfred Doolittle shows up in the book twice. Even though he is a minor character; Alfred still is a ... r the first time when he comes marching into the Higgins home begging for money. Something that the Alfred does best. He seems happy to get the money and happier that Higgins knows where it is going, ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Schindlers List

ing bags, and posters of champions on the wall.Characterization: The main character in the story is Alfred Brooks. A black teenager, who is a high school drop out, and he is a pretty puny kid; and he ... ocery store. He has friends but they are a bunch of drug addicts, and they always want to steal but Alfred is always gone when he knows trouble is coming. Lipsyte develops the character of Alfred by d ...

(3 pages) 584 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Art Fueled by Madness and the Battle with Manic Depressive Illness.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson"It is better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all," is poss ... never loved at all," is possibly one of the most famous quotes in the world, given to literature by Alfred, Lord Tennyson - commonly referred to as Lord Alfred Tennyson - whom was largely regarded as ... s Lord Alfred Tennyson - whom was largely regarded as the representative of the Victorian Era. Lord Alfred Tennyson was born into a family with a rich history of documented mental instability, he hims ...

(7 pages) 2165 0 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Was Alfred the Great a good monarch?

Aran Kanagaratnam II/ISS DAP Alfred the GreatVery few monarchs have been as successful as Alfred, proved by his title 'the Great' ... inston Churchill once described him as 'the greatest Englishman who ever lived'.The main reason why Alfred felt a need to improve education during his reign was because the monasteries and churches, ( ... re under unceasing attack from the Vikings and thus many books and other artefacts had been raided. Alfred, being a devout Christian, believed that the Viking raids were a punishment from God for peop ...

(6 pages) 36 1 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History