Essays Tagged: "colours"

Color perception principles

termining the perceived colour. We are able to diffrentiate between approximately 200 monochromatic colours, and in the yellows, where our colour sensitivity is greatest, we are able to detect differe ... rld was different to the perceptions of others. He realised that rather than six or seven signicant colours, he could only recognise three. What most people saw as yellow, orange, red, or green, he co ...

(8 pages) 213 0 2.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

a is not positive one. The experiences and prejudices which were developed over 100 years ago still colours the way in which we view one another.The recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants began in the 19 ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Media: Is Television Good, or Bad for Our Children?

Sesame Street is a very generalized educational program that teaches young children shapes, sounds, colours, numbers, foods and much more. When growing up, I was subjected to watching Sesame Street be ... young years in my classes. Learning some of the most important fundamental things (such as numbers, colours, shapes, sounds and the alphabet) before I entered kindergarten really gave me a leg up.The ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"A Martian Sends A Postcard Home" by Craig Raine

ian is trying to explain fog. "Rain is when the earth is television / It has the property of making colours darker," meaning when the colors are changed on a television the picture would look unclear, ... last two stanzas the Martian is describing the nighttime routine of humans, "At night when all the colours die / they hide in pairs / and read about themselves / in colour, with their eyes shut," in ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The modern production of "The Taming of the Shrew"

s and costume.They use a rake stage with pillars along the back, and the set was painted with sandy colours and lit with strong white light to connote the blazing heat. The costumes were typically Ara ...

(2 pages) 58 1 1.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Construction of Femininity in Popular Modern Film (Legally Blonde).

and connoted meaning of the character's femininity. The poster is designed using typically feminine colours of bubblegum pink and sunshine yellow. However the background is entirely blue with clouds s ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The treatment of containment and movement in Keats'"Ode On a Grecian Urn" and Stevens'"Anecdote of a Jar".

to make a move. He has never savoured the hand of the woman who is forever out of reach. Enervated colours, like those of an emptied , poured out sun, eternally unrealize the slopes of that hill. And ...

(10 pages) 51 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How the eye works.

ense,vitriouse humour and retina. I will explain how each one works.Iris: This can appear different colours on the outer eye. It expands and contracts in relation to the muscles which control the move ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Salvador Dali's work "The Persistence of Memory".

f you rotate the image 90 degrees to the left you will notice a hidden self portrait in profile.The colours used in this work range from cobalt blue in the sky, the clock faces and the sea to a scale ... he block is a cobalt blue slab of wood perhaps hovering in mid air.The warm and cool balance of the colours carries your eyes through the work.

(1 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

My favourite book is written by Erich Maria Remarque is "A time to live and a time to die"

oks. It's often thought why to read long novels, when a play on TV can tell you the same story with colours, pictures and actions. But I'm certain, that books are still popular, becouse it's a cheaper ...

(2 pages) 44 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is art purely based on taste and culture?

all, we have to look at how art is based on taste and culture. People may have different tastes on colours, some like mild colours and some prefer eye-catching ones, it is obvious that they can easil ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

If Fitzgerald's description of the party in chapter in the novel "The Great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald three can be said to assess the stages of the Jazz Age, what does it tell us?

ted by Gatsby.The initial feeling provided is a 'calm after the storm' effect portrayed by soothing colours and music, 'In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings ...

(3 pages) 38 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dormitory - a hotel or a second 'home'.

a often hostile and unknown city. Many obtain a room in a dormitory where people of all shades and colours meet and it is not striking that the attitudes to it are diverse. This versatility of percei ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Advertising Basketball Trainers

ent incorporates a black colour for the main colour to show of the blueness of the Body-Copy. Those colours are the colours from the shoes (which in this case is the product). The picture of the ad is ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Celebration of Multiculturalism Reduces Racism

Brown, Black, and White are colours that add faces to our diverse multiculturalsociety. The celebration of Multiculturalism redu ... opefully we will endure asafe environment for those individuals that will provide the same distinct coloursto various parts of the world. Multiculturalism only provides a sense of reality,and helps us ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Case Study: Schizophrenia; A Beautiful Mind

hen he was observing a glass in the courtyard and noticed a spectrum of light stream out of it. The colours in the light streamed out onto his friend's tie, and he imagined the tie with an assortment ...

(5 pages) 132 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Plasma Telivision

scent lights - red, green and blue - which are evenly distributed on the screen. By combining these colours in different proportions, the television can produce the entire colour spectrum. The central ... ight phosphor, one sub pixel has a green light phosphors sub pixel has a blue light phosphor. These colours blend together to create the pixel.The main advantage of plasma display technology is that y ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Evaluation on "Private Lives" by Noel Coward, refering to the elements of drama.

a harbour. The colour of the hotel has been made to reflect the time of day, which is evening. The colours were blue and purple which gave and effective, evening atmosphere. The lighting has been dir ...

(9 pages) 32 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Fireworks Report By Lanna

A flash of red, yellow and green. These are just a few of the colours seen in many different fireworks around the world. You may wonder how these wonderful explos ... s causes the shell to heat up and at that same time the "stars" light up and explode into wonderful colours up in the black sky.*Then in step 4 the entire shell is wrapped up in brown paper wheat past ... as followed: Al, NH4NO3, NH4ClO4, C14H10, Sb, SB2S3, BaCO3. Many of these chemicals make different colours or add the smoke effect. For example, Aluminum creates a silver colour with a flash effect.I ...

(2 pages) 44 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Review between Tears of the Black Tiger and Wizard of Oz

rom B-Westerns to silent movies to old Thai melodramas and spits them out on a canvass of exploding colours and visual wit.It's a delirious free fall into a Wizard of Oz technicolor1 dream of film ima ... and beautiful hybrid film that is stunningly original and indefinable. His integration of startling colours, sounds and music make this almost a tone poem on one level, but his sense of the absurd sha ...

(10 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays