Essays Tagged: "bees"

The concept of Afterlife as explained through world's major religions

ors frantically bustled on in a futile attempt to stabilize the dying man like a bunch of panicking bees trying to save their doomed hive from a pouring rain. The world turned hazy, then completely da ...

(10 pages) 322 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

biblical illusions in "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding

h him. They talked,cried out unintelligibly, lugged him toward the trees. Then, amid the roar of thebees in the afternoon sunlight, Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach,pulled off the c ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.4 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding


the most successful of all the social insects of the Hymenoptera, an order also including wasps and bees.The earliest known specimens are found entombed in the Scandinavian Baltic Amber samples which ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Philisophical summary of Darwin's Theory of Evolution

ning blood types) to the successive alterations that led from the earliest protoorganism to snails, bees, giraffes, and dandelions." (Evolutionary Biology, Sinauer Associates 1986) The question then a ...

(1 pages) 82 0 4.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Monkshood (an endangered plant). It's common names, description and the plant's disease

ough seeds and tubers with a germination period of twenty days. The plant is totally dependent upon bees for fertilization. The flowers are pollinated when bumblebees pry open the blossom to collect n ...

(4 pages) 57 0 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Argument from Design, and the Problem of Evil

cy and complex layout of many features of the natural world. Take, for example, the ability of honeybees to create honeycombs using the minimum amount of wax for the maximum amount of storage. This is ... hexagon shape rather than any other as the structure. Even more awe-inspiring is the fact that the bees start from different locations, often working in two or three separate groups, yet still each h ...

(6 pages) 207 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"An Astrologer's Day" by R.K Narayan. It is about an astrologer that practices vedic astrology also known as " the science of light".

he tamarind tree made the surging crowd moving up and down the narrow road be attracted to him " as bees are attracted to cosmos or dahlia stalks." It seems the author has given the reader the perspec ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

"The Eyes Were Watching Gods" by Zora Neale Hurston.

As a child, Janie discovers her blueprint, the map of her life, through the nature - pear trees and bees "She saw a dust-bearing bee sink into the sanctum of the bloom ...... So this was a marriage. ( ... g bee sink into the sanctum of the bloom ...... So this was a marriage. (p.13)". Janie observes the bees pollinate a blossom inspire her knowledge of sexual awakening. She encounters ideological confl ...

(3 pages) 42 1 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Telling the Bees" by John Greenleaf Whittier.

The artifact that I did goes with the poem "Telling the Bees" by John Greenleaf Whittier. In the poem the speaker is walking back to his love's place in the ... ent are the beehives. He sees the chore girl draping a black cloth over each hive while telling the bees not to fly away because of the death of Mary, which was apparently his girlfriend.In the poem i ... f the death of Mary, which was apparently his girlfriend.In the poem it mentions about 'telling the bees' and draping a shred of black over the beehives. This is one example of a superstition. The cus ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"Naming of parts" by Henry Reed, and "War is Kind" by Stephen Crane.

es. Reed's style in "Naming of Parts" is built upon juxtaposition. Guns and gardens, soldiers and bees: the poem relates the unrelated in order to draw a clear line between the horrors of war and th ... ragile and motionless, never letting anyone see / any of them using their finger." We also witness bees "assaulting and fumbling the flowers." These examples of figurative language create a picture ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Style of James K Baxter with reference to at least two of his poems.

BAXTER'S POETRYIn the poems 'Rocket Show' and 'Wild Bees' written by James K. Baxter, the style he uses is distinctive from other poets and is very memo ... avily relies on similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, paradoxes, alliteration and allusions.In the Wild Bees, he talks about a situation when he and his friend go out to smoke a beehive one evening to get ... mlet, where Ophelia, Hamlet's girlfriend, went mad before drowning in a lake. Then he describes the bees as they are working in 'passionless industry'. The automatic reaction of the bees to just work, ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Left vs. Right brained Conflict Resolution.

et, which is complete with arty black and white photography and a fable about a fox, a badger, some bees and a hosepipe - are logical, rational, analytic, linear beings. As for the visual-right braine ...

(3 pages) 94 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Sylvia Plath-a short biography on her life.

problems , the main one being the death of her father (he was a college professor and an expert on bees) when she was eight. During the summer following her junior year at Smith, having returned from ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Let's Eat Out" is an essay on why high school students should have open lunch

e students. When it is warm, students can eat outside in the lovely courtyard that is swarming with bees. Regardless, there are always students eating in the hallway. Eating my food off the floor wher ...

(2 pages) 45 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Bee as a Symbol of Nature's Innocence in Emerson's "The Humble-Bee" and Whittier's "Telling the Bees" FOUR PAGES. Junior level American Poetry class.

The Bee as a Symbol of Nature's Innocence in Emerson's "The Humble-Bee" and Whittier's "Telling the Bees"The English custom of telling the bees when there was a death in the family, and of covering th ... ering the hives with black cloth to prevent them from leaving is what Whittier's poem, "Telling the Bees" refers to. This same custom, or at least the same attitude towards this creature no doubt insp ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Price of Success in Rodriguez's "The Achievement of Desire"

driguez's "The Achievement of Desire""When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees"Kennet Kaunda"The Achievement of Desire" in Richard Rodriguez's view does not express the happi ...

(8 pages) 158 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Making the Hive Go Round" How they life of bees and human nature parrallel.

Making the Hive Go RoundWhen I was a kid, I was so terrified of bees. Most people are. But if you take a closer look you see that bees really are a lot more complic ... look you see that bees really are a lot more complicated then they seem. We could learn a lot from bees. Their life styles might seem brutal or even harsh, but they have one common goal. That goal is ... a whole. Humans are like this in the same way that we all do our part to make the "world go round." Bees are in constant completion for there home, and their lives. Like a man trying to make it in pol ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Abortion poem 2

led me before you had one glance,at the life you played at chance,I never got to see the birds, the bees, the flowers or trees,Thanks for giving up on me.

(1 pages) 82 5 3.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

An Oral Assessment on David Malouf's Remembering Babylon

devices to communicate and enhance the themes and issues of the text. Examples of this include the bees, the stone, the rain, Gemmy himself, the term "black", the apple, the gun, and the fence, and e ... ry connotations which the reader is able to associate with them, thus giving them augmented meaning.BeesMetaphor for Janet's union with nature.Described as marriage, Janet the "bride".When bees come o ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Short Story on Trust

ght, while the sunflower feared the children would stumble upon him. When summer rolled around, the bees would come and pollinate on these flowers. The daisy loved to see them take the pollen and buzz ... ee them take the pollen and buzz of to their hives, while the sunflower would try and hide form the bees so they wouldn't take all of its pollen.As you can see, the daisy always trusted things and loo ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories