Essays Tagged: "Belfast"

Bleeding Ireland and Black America

oment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire could lacerate the air onevery side of us. Belfast is charming, apart from the harsh reality of guerrilla warfare andterrorism being common occ ... political unrest. At 5 p.m. on August 14th, 1969,substantial numbers of British soldiers moved into Belfast and Derry. The British armywas injected into the situation under the pagoda cover of being a ...

(18 pages) 260 0 2.9 Dec/1996

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

The Life and Career of Lord Kelvin (William Thomson)

LORD KELVIN (1824 - 1907)William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) was born June 26, 1824 in Belfast, Ireland, and was part ofa large family whose mother died when he was six. His father taught ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Belfast Saturday" a short story by Jenny Russel.

Its a rather detailed essay and i got a good mark for it.Belfast SaturdayBy: Jenni RussellMy essay will be based on the short story titled 'Belfast Saturday' ... ory is centred on two women, one very old and widowed, the other very young and sociable, living in Belfast, Ireland during the 1970's.It follows a day in they're fairly different lives during the Civ ... usband had probably died in the war as well and this just adds towards her hatred at the quarrel in Belfast.The story uses a very different way of showing the harsh reality of the war. They describe t ...

(4 pages) 42 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Name Of The Father.

nd of year exam.GerryGerry was immature, even reckless in the way he lived as a young man in Belfast. While he stood on the rooftop of a house stealing scrap-metal he was stupid enough to make ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2003

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

God Creates a Lesson Learned From Tragedy The essay is written as a news reporter, who is telling how the religous community felt about the titanic sinking.

ip was sailing from Southampton to New York. The ships makers where Messrs. Harland & Wolff, at Belfast. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic) They claimed that the ship was unsinkable. They thought t ...

(3 pages) 36 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Building of the Titanic

lding of the Titanic took place at one of the largest shipyards in the world, Harland and Wolfe, in Belfast, Ireland. To take on the task of constructing such massive ships, the yards slips had to be ...

(6 pages) 59 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ireland, the history, economics, current events, etc...

uly, they killed 9 people and injured 130 others with 22 bombs in only about 75minutes in down town Belfast. This was known as Bloody Friday. The IRA assassinated Mounbatten, Queen Elizabeth the secon ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Why was the mill built at Styal?

Quarry bank mill was built in 1784 by Samuel Greg. Greg was born in Belfast and was one of 13 children. His parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Greg were both merchants. He w ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Was Evacuation a Success?

thern Ireland at the time of evacuation and describes her unpleasant experiences with evacuees from Belfast. From the style of writing in which she has chosen to write her description, it is clear tha ...

(3 pages) 34 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

C.S. Lewis

ugusta Hamilton Lewis. The baby was Clive Staples Lewis, the newest addition to the Lewis family of Belfast, Ireland (C.S. Lewis, par. 1-2). When Lewis was around the age of seven his family mo ... . When Lewis was around the age of seven his family moved to their new home right outside of Belfast. He was then enrolled in Campbell College, a boarding school, but was taken out due to illne ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Cycling in Ireland- Does Irish society support it, and will it do so in the future?

as a joy- absolutely beautiful weather greeted us as we cycled along the Antrim coast and down into Belfast, strangers offering us hospitality and stout. In the Republic however it was a different mat ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Wilderness Leadership, Experiential Education: Case Study.

on is singled out. A school that has integrated experiential education into their curriculum is the Belfast Academy in Goldsboro, North Carolina. This schools mission is to "The mission of Belfast Aca ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Legal Brief

(7 pages) 31 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

C.S. Lewis Biography

The Creator of Narnia:C. S. Lewis, or Jack Lewis, as he preferred to be called, was born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland) on November 29, 1898. He was the second son of Albert Lewis, ... and.Lewis hated the school, with its strict rules and hard, unsympathetic headmaster, and he missed Belfast terribly. Fortunately for him, the school closed in 1910, and he was able to return to Irela ...

(3 pages) 26 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

'The Boxer' Deconstruction and Analysis. Filming techiques and devices.

Historical and Political context of the filmJim Sheridan's film, 'The Boxer' illustrates Belfast in Northern Ireland in the early to mid 1990's. The film is constructed in a way that it hig ... sition to Harry McCormack, leader of the provisional army. They fight their separate fights in East Belfast with disastrous consequences, lives are ruined, families broken and prejudices attacked as p ... with Flynn. Her silence and uneasy presence around any others symbolizes the island that is divided Belfast and the difficulty of finding solutions to resolve the situation there.Representation of the ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2006

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

"The Teahouse on Mulberry Street" by Sharon Owens

d Penny Stanley have been married for over 17 years and they owe a teahouse, Muldoon's tea rooms in Belfast. Daniel is addicted to his work and he saves every single penny he can while Penny doesn't g ... re is an successful editor who lives in New York. After 20 years, she returns back to her hometown, Belfast, to look for her long lost memory. Will she ever find it? When a fire breaks out in Brenda's ...

(2 pages) 13 1 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Flying To Belfest

Learning to Fly Craig Raine's "Flying to Belfast, 1977" describes the land as seen from high above in an airplane. While on a trip to M ...

(2 pages) 861 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Essay On Northern Ireland

ople live in Northern Ireland. About two-thirds of them live in urban areas. The largest cities are Belfast and Londonderry.Capital and largest city (1992): Belfast, 287,500 Monetary unit: British pou ... occupation. Northern Ireland's fine linens are famous. Heavy industry is concentrated in and around Belfast, one of the chief ports of the British Isles. Shipbuilding and other engineering, food proce ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A history of Bobby Sand's and the Irish Hunger Strikes in the late 1900s.

years old, and he and his family moved to the Twinbrook housing estate, located in nationalist west Belfast.In 1971, during the early part of The Troubles, Bobby Sands joined the IRA. Within the IRA, ... as originally introduced in June 1972 by the British government after a successful hunger strike in Belfast jail.While in prison, Bobby’s girlfriend, Geraldine Noade, stayed with him and announce ...

(10 pages) 11 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss how gender and sexuality are represented in urban literature. (Texts used are The International by Glenn Patterson and Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley)

Walter Mosley. Both texts relate to different urban cities and decades, The International is set in Belfast in 1967, whereas Devil in a Blue Dress is situated in Los Angeles in 1948. The gender and se ... e concept of a boy falling in love with both a male and a female was not such a 'normal' concept in Belfast in 1967. In fact,It was the last part of the UK to decriminalise homosexuality after a lengt ...

(9 pages) 31 1 4.7 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature