Essays Tagged: "clocks"

Melatonin and the Pineal Gland

system, the glandular system that controls most of our bodily functions. The pineal runs our Oebody clocks', and it produces melatonin; the hormone that may prove to be the biggest medical discovery s ... nin, humans have known to sleep at night and wake during the day since long before the age of alarm clocks. Humans don't produce melatonin right from birth; it is transfered in utero to babies ...

(9 pages) 73 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Morality and Politics

him around the whole place; the tennis courts, the main lobby , when they come upon a room full of clocks. Some are going fast, some slow and some normal. " What's with all the clocks?" the guy asks ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Federalists vs. Anti-federalists

lp defend that state. John Adams once said," Winning the revolutionary war was like making thirteen clocks strike at once." If each state fought their own wars then they would easily be defeated. For ...

(2 pages) 145 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mel Gibson vs. Kenneth Branaugh as Hamlet

he text, be forewarned about this "Hamlet"-by including every line of the original play, this movie clocks in at exactly 242 minutes.The setting chosen for Brannagh's and Gibson's "Elsinore Castle" ar ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Importance of Time in Virginia Woolf's "Mrs Dalloway".

how this flow of consciousness is interrupted by a chronological time represented by the strike of clocks. In fact, Woolf introduces a contrast between internal and external time. Moreover, the novel ... dates, calendars and timetables. In the novel, it is especially marked by the booming of different clocks from which Big Ben, the big Westminster's clock, is the most important. These clocks ring the ...

(16 pages) 170 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Great Expectations - An insight of Miss Havisham and an exloration of the key topics of the novel.

house in a faded wedding dress, keeping a decaying feast on her table, and surrounding herself with clocks stopped at twenty minutes to nine. As a young woman, Miss Havisham was jilted by her fianc&ea ... generation. The wedding dress and the wedding feast symbolize Miss Havisham's past, and the stopped clocks throughout the house symbolize her determined attempt to freeze time by refusing to change an ...

(8 pages) 112 0 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

THis essay is about George Orwell's 1984. It answers the question: Can what happened in 1984 happen today? It anaysalies the world of 1984 and our world today.

hich we are being watched by "Big Brother". There are now cameras that canbe disguised to look like clocks, smoke alarms, buttons, and mirrors. At work companiesmonitor what web sites their employees ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay on the symbolisim in Run Lola Run for my film studies class.

s to come up with 100,000 marks, a race against time. Lola is constantly looking at the omnipresent clocks checking the time to make sure she gets the money to Manni on time. The number twenty plays a ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Creative Writing Short Story "Obsession"

OBSESSIONHe awoke. He looked at his numerous clocks, all of which said 5:30 AM. He performed his obsessively precise morning routine: shower at 5 ... id not move at all, in fact. An esteemed appearing gentleman entered behind him and motioned at the clocks saying"they are your obsession, destroy them and your flaw will be destroyed as well."He knew ... your flaw will be destroyed as well."He knew there was nothing else that could be done. He took the clocks and shattered them. It was then the man informed him that everything that happened from the m ...

(3 pages) 133 2 4.3 Apr/2004

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

My Pilgrimige

that this day will be different.        My journey begins. I open my eyes to the clocks angry screams. I do not immediately jump out of bed. I first lie there and try to imagine wha ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Symbols, images, and places of great expectations

rrow, but also anger at all men. Lack of love and companionship that meals usually represent.3. The clocks stopped (SI) - also Miss Havisham's attempt to stop time.4. Hands (S) - Jaggers tries to pret ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Book Summary : First Things First by Stephen R. Covey

uces us to the concept of the "Clock and Compass." Covey suggests that most of us are guided by our clocks (representing appointments, schedules) rather than our compasses (representing our "true nort ... hree generations without their drawbacks and enable us to be guided by our inner compasses, not our clocks. In effect we will be able to put first things first.In order to have the right focus Covey a ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Early Civilizations

eries and inventions. For Example the Sumarians had invented the counting system that we use in the clocks today; as their counting system was based on six. The Egyptians were famous for their great a ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

1-Illusions and reality in Dickens' Great Expectations

e reserved it for me to restore the desolate house, admit the sunshine into the dark rooms, set the clocks a-going and the cold hearths a-blazing, tear down the cobwebs, destroy the vermin, -- in shor ...

(19 pages) 55 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Own ending to Great Expectations

e alter to be wed Pip wasn't there. She was very sad and turned into a crazy woman. She stopped the clocks at the time of her wedding and left everything it was and didn't clean up. She also didn't ta ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"Lazlo, The Clockmaker" A 6 page short story inspired by Salvador Dali's painting 'Persistance of Memory' written for my final project in my college Creative Writing class.

the "The Clocca Phenomenon" to be a minor annoyance. Most would just put a bucket underneath their clocks to catch the residue as it dripped. When it was all said and done, they'd throw the clock rem ... lo's mind. Without realizing it, he was soon back to work grinding away in his workshop making more clocks when all of a sudden, the phone rang again."Lazlo's Clock-And-Watch-Emporium, how can I help ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Justification for Britain's Opium Wars.

itish, no doubt because so many of the things the Chinese population might well have wanted such as clocks, matches, cooking pots, etc were obviously foreign and would have informed the locals that th ...

(1 pages) 27 0 2.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Shakespeare's use of metaphors in the play "As You Like It" with citations.

Orlando replies by saying that there is no way to know the time in this forest because there are no clocks. He says that it would be more appropriate to ask for the time of day. Rosalind follows this ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

Compare the use of a dry cell battery with button cell battery in terms of the chemistry, cost and practicality, impact on society and environment.

ommercially available cell and is most widely used in torches, portable radios and battery-operated clocks. It is best used for low drain appliances, which need only small currents such as portable it ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Child Abuse

ponsibilities of adulthood. People spend most of their adult lives wishing they could turn back the clocks of time to come back to that happy time where their greatest memories are stored. Unfortunate ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers