Essays Tagged: "captivity"

Tiger Subspecies

us humans as whether or not the species Tiger Panthera tigris can survive either in the wild or in captivity for the next forty years. Nevertheless a great deal of information on the future of the ti ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Montgomery Bus Boycott. This paper is about the bus boycoot concentrating on Martin L. King.

ng from the black night of segregation to the bright daybreak of joy, from the midnight of Egyptian captivity to the glittering light of Canaan freedom "explained Dr. King.In the Cradle of the Confede ...

(20 pages) 269 1 4.4 Apr/1997

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

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

crimes. 2. A place or condition of confinement or forcible restraint. 3. A state of imprisonment or captivity (Easton 175). If we take a closer look at the denotation of the third definition, we notic ... lieve the heavy burden of total desperation. Both of these individuals are clearly held in forms of captivity. One of the only ways that an individual is released back into society from incarceration ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Characters in "Parkland" by Victor Kelleher

ke towards authority due to having 'wild blood' included in her genetic makeup when she was bred in captivity. Her main physical abilities include being able to throw well. This becomes relevant when ... ding.Parkland's IssuesI think this book raises some important issues relating to keeping animals in captivity. The book illustrates the point of view of the captive animal and what it is like living i ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Interpreting Plato's "Allegory of the Cave"

" which should create a peaceful image of puppets moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled by the puppet holders. He reiterates that these prisoners ...

(2 pages) 266 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Interpreting the first 5 lines in Plato's Allegory of the cave

" which should create a peaceful image of puppets moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled by the puppet holders. He reiterates that these prisoners ...

(2 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

James A. Thom versus original account. Speaks of "Follow the River"

on the capture of Mary Draper Ingles by a group of Shawnee Indians and the escape that followed her captivity. It was a somewhat accurate account of the events that may have happened during her long j ... ork: Ballantine Books, 1981.Steele, Roberta Ingles and Andrew Lewis Ingles, eds. Escape from Indian Captivity: TheStory of Mary Draper Ingles and son Thomas Ingles. Radford, VA, 1969.Hale, John P. Tra ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Catcher in the Rye" & "Cool Hand Luke" Comparison Essay

system in the American South. Luke's crime is nonconformity. "He cannot conform to the rules of his captivity." The novel is narrated by Holden Caulfield, a thinking, analyzing, and outspoken individu ... as Jackson, in the movie "Cool Hand Luke", is a troublemaker. He cannot conform to the rules of his captivity. The opening scene shows him, drunkenly cheerful, knocking the heads off parking meters wi ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Causes of the Civil War

ners were concerned mainly on the maintenance of the plantations and believed blacks belonged under captivity. This is the point where mistrust came into play. The North didn't trust the South because ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"The Unredeemed Captive". A report on the Author's theme and a brief summary.

lage in Massachusetts. Reverend John Williams, the minister from Deerfield, was the main target for captivity because Boston held Jean-Baptiste Gayen whom the Canadians wanted returned. Two of William ... gned captives to a family, and were considered members of the family almost immediately after their captivity. After some years Reverend Williams returned home, began to focus on reassembling his orig ...

(5 pages) 189 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The religious symbolisms in The Sisters, by James Joyce.

to his goal, each of the fifteen stories composing Dubliners are tales of disappointment, darkness, captivity, frustration, and flaw.We will concentrate on the first novel of this collection : The Sis ... eems to have been freed from something by the priest's death, as if with his death, the young boy's captivity ended as well. : as if I had been freed from something by his death". He feels perplex and ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One flew over the Cuckoo's nest" by Ken Kesey.

ators, oppression, sexual expression, humor, individual vs. society, and the concept of freedom vs. captivity. In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, the themes are delivered both deliberately and articu ... ary and could leave at any time. Though freedom is reachable by the voluntary patients, they choose captivity out of fear of the outside world.To conclude, the detailed manner in which Ken Kesey prese ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Unredeemed Captive" by John Demos.

an the autobiographical narratives written by former prisoners. It provides an honest look into the captivity of prisoners by Native Americans, a story of prejudice in the usual prisoner's narrative.D ... y off, or assimilated into Native or French Culture. Most adults, especially Reverend Williams, saw captivity as a spiritual journey; a punishment for sins and the destiny assigned them by God. It was ...

(5 pages) 190 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An The Vancouver Island Marmot is the species in question.

f the rarest mammals in the world. There are less than 100 individuals of this species left both in captivity and in the wild (Bryant 2001). They only exist in the wild on Vancouver Island, B.C. in mo ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gods Gifts to Men.

according to the measure of Christ's gift. {8} Therefore He says: "When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men."The gifts Jesus gives to men are salvation, strength, and ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Scribes" these are from the bible to study by or to use for a essay of some sort in this case it was a short essay but you can use it for anything

ters of the Law in the Jewish synagogues. The origin of the profession dates from the return of the Captivity, and its subsequent growth and importance resulted naturally from the formal and legalisti ...

(28 pages) 104 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

RESPONSE TO "THE ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE" BY PLATO. a brief examination of plato's allegory.

lace ourselves in the situation of these prisoners, and assume that we too have no knowledge of our captivity or of the misrepresentation of reality that we have become accustomed to since birth. So t ... maybe the hermits? Or is humanity entirely unenlightened with no one that has succeeded in escaping captivity (or perhaps no one that has wanted to succeed).Plato reasons that until we have been outsi ...

(1 pages) 183 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Narrative of Her Captivity : Values

The values of the Puritans are easily reflected in the story, A Narrative of Her Captivity. In this story, Indians take the main character, Mary Rowlandson, captive from her villag ... the work of God. Mary, like many other Puritans, was also industrious and self-reliant. While in captivity, Mary knitted and sold her pieces to the Indians, in which she received pay for. At the e ... s of God's powers upon her for helping her through her hardships. In the story, A Narrative of Her Captivity, the main character, Mary, is the perfect exhibit of the values of the Puritans.

(1 pages) 70 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Explain how various key characteristics of Primates facilitate tool-using behaviour.'

tal explanation of the paradox that gorillas regularly show skills in tool-use and even tool-making captivity may be that young gorillas also play with objects, but yet tools seem to have no part in t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ishmael Book

is not just a gorilla he is gifted with the revolution of mother culture; his objective is to teach captivity. Ishmael criticizes human civilization and states "your captives of a civilizational syste ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers