Essays Tagged: "Alien"

The First Day

er kids, most were in groups and all talking laughing and smiling. I felt very small, like I was an alien who had just landed on planet Earth. I thought to myself, 'I should be at home, with my friend ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Do UFO's really exist??? This essay is an arguement over whether UFO's exist or not. I sided on the, "yes, they do exist" side. I hope this is helpful to you!

couch innocently watching thenewest Hi-fi release from Blockbuster. As the movie gets going, and thealien form abducts it's victim and takes it off into space, you think toyourself how ridiculous it i ... lligent beings fromother planets are visiting Earth. Allthough some people believe that theideas of aliens and UFO's are completely insane and should bedisreguarded, others believe that the possibilit ...

(5 pages) 214 2 3.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Essay on how the author of Frankenstein illustrates the sublimity of nature, Victor's feelings at meeting the monster and how the author portrays the monsters attitude and feelings in Volume II, Chapter II

ut the monster. We could quite easily assume from the author's descriptions that the monster was an alien and was from a different planet.The author shows quite clearly that Victor is afraid of the mo ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Merchant of Venice, The Trial Scene, A Commentary

y, Antonio, Bassanio, Gratiano and many more of the Christians feel resentment towards Shylock the 'alien'. This is partly because of the trap that he has led Antonio into and partly because he is dif ... law hath yet another hold on you.' This 'hold' is yet another law of Venice, which states that any 'alien' or foreigner who attempts to take the life of a Venetian shall have all of their possessions ...

(8 pages) 71 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

A short summary and relation of several writing pieces to the topic of aliens in America. The assignment was to relate various poems, essays and stories to the subject of aliens in America.

When most people hear the term alien they think of little green men with big eyes or Star Trek. But alien has another important mea ... person who is foreign or excluded from the dominant culture in which they live. Immigrants are all aliens in the new countries where they settle. We looked at several different viewpoints on aliens a ... ed of stealing. Because she does not live in the American culture daily, the mother has remained an alien and so is frightened by her encounters in the strange land. The concept of aliens also enters ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A discussion of Margerat Atwood's use of shock in 'The Handmaid's Tale, and how it relates to current issues.

story' allows, and is also used to heighten the message. There is the shock of abnormality and the alien nature of the society, especially when juxtaposed against Offred's reminiscences of the life w ...

(11 pages) 79 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Merchant of Venice

lay the Merchant of Venice the character, Shylock is a Jew. Shylock is described, as being a Jewish alien, living in the ghetto, needed for business by Christians, who did not themselves want to pract ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Arts and Culture: Drama Critique Svetlana in Slingbacks.

owiez amies to be something that is can not be. On one hand it is a comedy about an unusual family, alien in its new surroundings, on the other it has the ability to be a play that allows the audience ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

This is what exactly goes on in your brain when you are in a funny situation or under stress...

li like humor and laughter may lead to new therapies.What do you get if you cross a student with an alien? Something from another universe-ity!You'll also get unique activity in the brain if you think ...

(6 pages) 120 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Wayson Choy's "The Jade Peony".

e the hearts of all Canadians and make them realize that the citizens whom they once considered as "alien residents" were in fact humans, who possessed feelings. It should encourage all to learn from ... The moral setting of "The Jade Peony" has been pleasantly portrayed; showing us how these "resident aliens" had such great principles. Generosity, charity, kindness, respect for the elder all came in ...

(3 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The essay is about the Alien and Sedition Acts.

The Sedition and Alien Acts: A Push Towards Political PartiesA huge amount of domestic turmoil and international cris ... the French Revolution and continued on until Congress passed four bills, known as the Sedition and Alien Acts, which caused much controversy and debate.There was much disputation in 1798 about how mu ... o immigrate to the Americas. However, Federalists wanted to place oppressive laws on pro-Jefferson "aliens", which was completely unlike the open-door hospitality and speedy assimilation that had take ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exploring the possiblity of Extra-Terrestrial life.

AliensFor many a centuries, man has believed that we are alone in the universe. With the advent of n ... been shown on the subject, yet it is still for you to decide. In these pages I will talk about not aliens as a whole, but certain topics of interest within. The two major battles over alien solidity ... r each year, and up until 1996, the only explanations were "earth energy", small tornadoes, or that aliens did it. Where they right? In 1996 a group a group of people came forward and said they have b ...

(5 pages) 124 4 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

An Essay Examining the Oriental Nature of the voyage in Rossellini's Journey to Italy (1953)

and is commonly looked at as being exotic and of interest, although regularly shown as inferior and alien to western sensibilities. From the perspective of outsiders, Rossellini highlights the differe ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A short paper about Carnage from Spiderman

letus Kasady. He gained his powers while in jail, when his cellmate Eddie Brock, the man behind the alien symbiote suit Venom, escaped. His living suit came and found him. They combined and using his ... o look out the massive hole Eddie had made. When looking into the outer world, a small piece of the alien symbiote left behind fell from the rafters and landed on him. The alien saw him as a perfect h ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An analysis/review of the book Dispatches, by Michal Herr

e' or 'VC', told them nothing. How do you recognize them? They all wear black pajamas; they are all alien to us. They are everywhere. That's where the paranoia began. Herr's dispatches are disturbing ...

(4 pages) 69 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A General Analysis of Ridley Scott's 'Alien' (1979)

Thelma and Louise" "Hannibal" and "Black Hawk Down".However, much credit must also be given to the alien's designer; the Swiss born H.R Giger. He studied art in Zurich; and produced a popular book en ... book entitled "Necronomicon" (1977). This single book was the seed that grew into the idea for the Alien and all the different forms. He was rewarded for his hard work by being given an Oscar for Vis ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

'Ted Hughes Represents Animals as Alien and Opposed to the Civilised Human Consciousness.' Is this an Accurate Representation of the Poems that you have studied?

Saying Hughes represents animals as alien and opposed to the civilised human consciousness is not a satisfactory answer or complete anal ... h its freedom, in the 'wilderness' that was once its home. Saying that Hughes represents animals as alien and opposed to the civilised human consciousness is also taking things too far. He very freque ... r baser instincts and just have not evolved as far mentally, but is it then acceptable to call them alien? Maybe so, but only because the current human race is unable to relate to animalistic acts of ...

(9 pages) 60 3 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A Position Paper on Immigration

ing to breathe free". They believe that America was founded on the sweat and toil of immigrants.The Alien Payoff, a reading by Paul Glastris, touches on all of the controversial arguments that have be ... ood by those coming in would get America back on track.ReferencesGlastris, Paul (1997, May 26). The alien payoff. U.S. News & World Report, 20-22.

(2 pages) 250 2 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

My Street

isn't designed for you as a pedestrian; it has undoubtedly lost its human element. You feel like an alien in your own world, trying to make your way through an entanglement of spaghetti-like highways. ...

(9 pages) 65 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Summer of the Aliens" by Louis Nowra - Lewis' interest in aliens and the Cuban missile crisis help to illuminate the themes of the play.

Lewis' interest in aliens and the Cuban missile crisis help to illuminate the themes of the play. In Summer of the Alie ... ot of symbolism and subtext. Independent themes and ideas, like the Cuban missile crisis and Lewis' alien fascination, are often interconnected with the main storyline. Because of this, there are many ... razy because of his divorce, and Eric cannot deal with family problems. By considering these people aliens it makes it easier for Lewis to live his life.The most extreme of the characters is Mr. Pisan ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature