Essays Tagged: "commonly"

Analysis of Nan Goldin's photography.

derIn the 21st century there are many taboos and ways which are considered outside the norm and not commonly accepted by our society. Nan Goldin, photographer, seeks to explore these ideas and to brin ...

(7 pages) 247 1 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

The Beginning of Time - The Big Bang

modern beliefs regarding the origin of the universe byanswering a series of questions. What are the commonly excepted theories ofthe evolution of the universe? What is meant by the 'Big Bang Theory' a ... temperatures don't quite reach the point where nuclearreactions take place. (Silk, 1994)By means of commonly accepted theories in the field of astrophysics, theorigin of the universe from the Big Bang ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

charles darwin

The Catholic church has absolutely no view on 'Darwin's Theory of Evolution' or 'Darwinism' what is commonly believed by the magistarium is that one should not necessarily take the Bible in a literal ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Seasonal Affective Disorder

common problem of people living in northern United States. People who are affected by this disorder commonly suffer from depression, lethargy, inability to concentrate, overeating and weight gain. Peo ... ver a period of time the patient had recovered from the depression. Today light therapy is the most commonly used method in treating SAD.The two hormones that are affected by the sunlight, and are tho ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

About all Sharks

elated species are placed in another family in the order.SQUAINIFORMES: The angel shark as they are commonly known are characterized by their RAY like flattened bodies. This order has one family which ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Importance of Improvisation in Music

or 4 part'Organum' (during the mid Medieval Period 1000 - 1300) , one or more of the partswere also commonly improvised, weaving free counter lines around the written melodyline.b) Original score nota ... nes around the written melodyline.b) Original score notations for Medieval organ music for example, commonly includeinstructions for improvisation and embellishments. Scales that were used wereselecte ...

(3 pages) 139 0 3.4 May/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hamlet. Live by the Sword, Die by the Sword

Live by the Sword, Die by the SwordIt is commonly said that if you play too close with the fire, you are going to getburned. This generally m ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.6 Oct/1996

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

Shakespeare’s Sonnet Number 126

stified, that has grown up around the problems presented by the dedication. The following sonnet is commonly grouped with 125 others that are believed to have been written to a much admired young man, ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.3 Sep/1993

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


nd construction of an object to reach a desired goal. The first step of the process employs what is commonly known as the scientific method. The next step involves forming an interdisciplinary team of ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Legalizing Marijuana

na. Marijuana should be legalized.Cannabis sativa, is one of the most widely used drugs. It is more commonly known by its Spanish name, marijuana. Marijuana has a long history of being considered lega ... lf with hashish in the early 19th century. By the 1840s, recreational use of cannabis products were commonly used by artists and intellectuals of France to enhance creativity. It was not until the ear ...

(11 pages) 1047 8 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Pass the Peace Pipe

on come to voters in other states. The debate over the legalization of Cannabis Sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, is currently one of the more heated controversies in the country today. ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?

I have picked this topic because I am very interested in theeffects of marijuana on the body. It is commonly known thatmarijuana is a widely used drug. Many movies depict peoplehaving a great time, sm ... he occasional user' (Gallagher, 92).Heavy use however, is thought to create a lack of motivation, orcommonly called 'burn-out'. New York Hospital's Millman prefersthe term 'aberrant motivation' to des ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Is the illegalization of marijuana valid?

IS THE ILLEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA VALID?The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, morecommonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heatedcontroversies ever to occur in the Unite ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Date Rape

so a contributing factor to the occurrence of date rape. An example of date rape that occurs commonly, especially within a college campus, is when both the man and women are drunk. In an enviro ... cause they cannot get sexual contentment any other way. Whatever the reasons, date rape is a commonly occurring but very scarcely reported act. It is usually more traumatic to a woman than bein ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Writing On The Wall (is graffiti an art form?)

. There is an anonymous man, who I will refer to as Dain, in Switzerland who is an 'artist', in the commonly known sense of the word. He does sculptures, oil paintings, prints, sketches and more. His ...

(3 pages) 341 8 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How James Baldwin views the fear and love of racism

We always say 'Love conquers all' is commonly said and heard in our daily lives. Ironically, this is necessarily not true as James Baldwi ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.9 May/1996

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

The definiton of civilized

e consideredto be one of the most civilized group of Indians in the western hemisphere.The Anasazi, commonly called cave-dwellers, who from birth, used woodand bindings to elongate the head. Even toda ...

(2 pages) 55 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hypnosis In Psychology

d trance-like state in which one is highly susceptible to suggestions, or commands. There are three commonly known methods of hypnosis. Two of which, the authoritarian and standardized approaches, are ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Gender: Why are girls less diagnosed than boys?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADD or ADHD, has become much more common recently. As of 1994 the DSM-IV stated th ...

(8 pages) 428 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

John Rawls and His Theories

upon by all the people therein. This scenario of negotiating the laws of that society that will be commonly agreed upon and beneficial to all is what Rawls terms 'The Original Position and Justificat ...

(8 pages) 421 2 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy