Essays Tagged: "Boyle"

An analysis of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust and various poetic works.

ided him with the independence and maturity that stayed with him throughout his intellectual life. (Boyle, 1)Goethe was inspired by literature, music, and poetry. It was a way for him to express his e ... at he was very fortunate to have survived both the physical dangers, as well as the mental blocks. (Boyle, 2)Goethe In WeimarDuring the period after his return from the University of Leipsig, Goethe p ...

(18 pages) 251 1 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Robert Boyle

Good essay Excellent essay. It needs more informationRobert Boyle is considered both the founder of modern chemistry and the greatest English scientist to live ... ian, a philanthropist, an essayist, and a beginner in medicine. Born in Lismore, Ireland to Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork, and Katherine Fenton, his second wife, Boyle was the youngest son in a fa ... However he was not shortchanged of anything. After private tutoring at home for eight years, Robert Boyle was sent to Eton College where he studied for four years. At the age of twelve, Boyle traveled ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.8 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Astronomer's Wife

In the short story titled Astronomer's Wife, author Kay Boyle tells a superb story of Mrs. Ames a woman who has forgotten her strength and beauty, whose lif ... ntity. Mr. Ames uses control through out the story by isolating his wife from the rest of the world.Boyle uses symbolism to show Mrs. Ames' lost identity as the narrator addresses her as the astronome ... . Ames' appearance when she wakes up, "her yellow hair was still uncombed and sideways on her head"(Boyle, 57) shows how she feels invisible, that her outer appearance does not matter.Mr. and Mrs. Ame ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boyle's Law Experiment.

Boyle's Law ExperimentAimTo show that Pressure is proportional to the inverse to volumeMethodA gas s ...

(2 pages) 15694 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Setting and Characterization in "Greasy Lake" by T.Coraghessan.

a variety of childhood and adolescent experiences, some more painful than others. In T. Coraghessen Boyle's short story, "Greasy Lake," Boyle masterfully uses the setting and the protagonist's experie ... ive their "parents' whining station wagons" (129) or read intellectual French novels by Andre Gide. Boyle instills a general thought that these three boys are just your ordinary, everyday, misguided j ...

(4 pages) 217 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A paper on decompression sickness

t, brain, bones, and nerves.To explain the cause of bends we need to combine Dalton's, Henry's, and Boyle's Laws. "With the increasing depth, the partial pressure of nitrogen also increases (Dalton's ... m experiences no apparent problems. On ascent, however, significant pressure/volume changes occur. (Boyle's Law)" (p 91-92, Griffiths) If you go up faster than the nitrogen bubbles can escape then the ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Critical Analysis of the short story the "Astronomer's Wife" by Kaye Boyle. Included is an indepth look at the story's meaning, specifically focusing on Mrs. Katherine Ames.

In the opening paragraph of Kay Boyle's Astronomer's Wife, Boyle depicts a woman who is oppressed of an equal, intelligent conversat ... s profession makes it clear that he spends a lot of time in thought and alone in the dark at night. Boyle explains, "He was a man of other things, a dreamer. At times he lay still for hours, at others ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biological causes of schizophrenia

schizophrenic every year. Fifty percent of people in hospital psychiatric care have schizophrenia (Boyle 2002). The cause of schizophrenia is not known. However, both nonbiological (psychological) an ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Talks about the creation of the periodic table and some of its elements

t elements at all because they can be broken down into smaller, simpler substances and according to Boyle, an element is a substance that cannot be broken down into smaller pieces. In the ancient time ...

(3 pages) 40 3 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Conflict Within

In "Greasy Lake," a short story written by T. Corghessan Boyle, three young men come into conflict while looking for good, clean fun at an old hangout. The m ... n. There are many conflicts in this story, but the main one is the boys's conflict with themselves. Boyle shows that men, in need for self-exploration, have limits that must be recognized. This can be ...

(3 pages) 97 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Comparison/Contrast of Brendan Behan's 1940'-IRA stagework "An Gaill" and its English version "The Hostage"

and being arrested for that charge several times while on travels in America, Canada, and England (Boyle 137). Of his work offered to contemporary theater, the play An Gaill was the most praised. Pub ... Press, 1993. 251 - 456Behan, Brendan. The Wit of Brendan Behan. London: Frewin Publishers, 1974. 45Boyle, Ted Eugene Brendan Behan. Boston: Twayne Publishing, 1969. 137Behan, Dominic My Brother Brend ...

(12 pages) 43 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gas Laws

Boyle's LawIn the 1700's a number of people investigated gas behavior in the laboratory. Robert Boyl ... vestigate how one variable will affect another, all other variables must be held constant or fixed. Boyle fixed the amount of gas and its temperature during his investigation. He found that when he ma ... he manipulated the pressure that the volume responded in the opposite direction. For example, when Boyle increased the pressure on a gas sample the volume would decrease. Mathematically, PV = constan ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History Recycled in the Works of T.C. Boyle

nd unstressed parallels" (DeMott 52). History's repeating itself is a dominant theme throughout T.C Boyle's novels. If people do not learn from past mistakes, they are likely to fail again. By revisit ... s. If people do not learn from past mistakes, they are likely to fail again. By revisiting history, Boyle teaches the importance of awareness and caution of an ever-changing society. In "The Tortilla ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Greasy Lake" by T. Coraghessan Boyle

In "Greasy Lake" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, the author illustrates the journey towards adulthood for three teenage boys in a time when it ... ted as, "I was nineteen, a child, an infant..."(133) and that being "bad" was not so cool after all.Boyle's use of language plays a significant part in the deliverance of the author's central idea. Th ... os and uncertainty. This also parallels the boy's uncertainty in their journey to and from badness. Boyle use of similes to expand on his descriptions such as "my heart turning over like a dirt bike i ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Setting the Mood in Greasy Lake

out that they have been mistaken, it is already to late to prevent the fight that brakes out next. Boyle uses the setting of a desolate lake to provide the reader with a gloomy mood and instigate the ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


20 Dec 2001 pg. 3 - 29 -I somewhat agree with Boyle's theory, or interpretation, of the typical upper-middle class mind-set.21 Dec 2001 pg. 30 - 6 ...

(1 pages) 480 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Limits or Choices: "Boys and Girls" written by Alice Munro and "Greasy Lake" written by T. Coraghessan Boyle

7;Boys and Girls” written by Alice Munro and “Greasy Lake” written by T. Coraghessan Boyle. The common theme between those two stories is coming of age. Although both main characters in ... , they were “all dangerous character,” and it was a time when “good to be bad” (Boyle 582). For them, doing bad things is “cool.” They commit all manner of evil as the im ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


emical insight and equipment capable of operating under conditions of high temperature and pressure.Boyle, Robert -- (Irish born British physicist and chemist) 3-4, 103-4, 106. Pioneer of modern chemi ... se metals could not be transformed to gold. Well known for extensive studies with gases and founded Boyle's law, P = C/V. He found that the pressure of a gas is porportional to the universal gas const ...

(26 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Fault Tolerance

utput power bus in the event of any one single-point failure within the power conversion system" (O'Boyle, 2009).This paper will discuss fault tolerance in the power systems aspect of an organization. ... rsity of configurations fault-tolerant power systems have many of the same shared traits such as (O'Boyle, 2009): 1. Redundancy -- adequate ability to maintain power bus function in case any single-po ...

(6 pages) 85 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Irony in Top Of the Food Chain

Irony in "Top of the Food Chain" by T. Coraghessan Boyle10th Grade EnglishMs. DeAnna BridgesVeronica PantinT. Coraghessan Boyle's "On Top of the Food C ... e narrator's condescending tone towards these disastrous events is the most significant factor that Boyle uses to develop his theme. The narrator assumes he is at the top of the food chain, and he has ... his selfish actions turn around and hurt him in the end, which ends up being ironic. T. Coraghessan Boyle demonstrated us that nature can always get back to humans despite of whatever we do; selfish o ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors