Essays Tagged: "contraption"

Notes on The Crucible and Early American History Subject- History: Early American with Literature

Miller's Vision (The Crucible)A crucible is a contraption that changes low based metals into gold...They came to create a new Jerusalem.... the Pu ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rube Goldberg

tually or seemingly could be done simply." In Britain such a device would be called a Heath Robinsoncontraption, after British cartoonist who also drew fantastic comic machinery, in his case tended by ... ded by bespectacled menin overalls. A related phenomenon is the Japanese art of useful but unusable contraptions called chindogu. The Ideal Novelty and Toy Company released a board game called ...

(1 pages) 2023 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


ge consisting of rollerskate wheels attached to a two by four. Once the pushbar of the scooter-like contraption was broken off, skateboarding was born.It wasn't until the 1950's, when the surfing craz ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley: Look at the significance of Chapter Five to the novel as a whole. Focus on the relevance and effect of writer's use of language.

.Chapter Five is a crucial moment in the play where Frankenstein realises what grotesque, monstrous contraption of which he infused life into. He realises what a terrible mistake he has made, what a d ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Piaget Infant Observation

en moved to make room for the baby to play. There was a baby jumper in one corner of the room and a contraption they call the "exersaucer" which is a round, revolving, play station with a place for th ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Time Machine

oom. He told me not to be alarmed but to come in with him. The second I reached it I saw a gigantic contraption. Red, green, orange, and purple lights shot through the room; I looked closer and first ...

(9 pages) 664 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Egg Drop

The objective of our project was to design and build a contraption that would secure an egg from breaking upon impact from a second story window, and the c ... nwrapping we were happy to find out that the egg survived. In class on friday we dropped our contraption, and this time after unwrapping we were unhappy to find out that the egg had been cracke ...

(3 pages) 5 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Book Letter" For Cold Sassy Tree

im because he is a simple old man and doesn't worry about much. He says, "A car is a fool dangerous contraption. Worse'n a bicycle." He is also tough and many people are somewhat scared to chall ...

(2 pages) 821 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Future Of Us, The

eparture, but I couldn't stop thinking about the machine. Why had Grandpa been so excited about the contraption? I asked my sister what she thought. She also said that she couldn't think about anythin ... andfather had moved it out of sight.Jessie was looking around the barn when I found the door to the contraption. It slid over and there was two seats in there. We both jumped in and examined the machi ...

(4 pages) 772 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


9CIntroductionWhen we first hear the word 'Ultrasound', the first thing that comes in our mind is a contraption which is used to see a developing fetus inside a pregnant lady's womb. This is not a def ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Gravitational and Inertial Mass Lab         Last week in physics we

s the Inertial Balance, you use it by placing a mass into the bucket or barrel and pulling back the contraption to a certain point and timing the amount of time it takes to leave and go back to that p ...

(5 pages) 2967 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

More Thoughtfully...Thoughts on a Friend's Suicide

and there was usually a thin chord coming out of it that connected his headphones to whatever cool contraption he had his favorite tapes or CDs playing from. Jon had tons of friends, more than he usu ...

(6 pages) 1570 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The collar

of avassal at his lord's court. "Forsake thy cage, / Thy rope of sands."The word "cage" suggests a contraption for animals. The purpose is notto harm but merely to restrict movement, and keep from ha ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

“Can Machines Be Conscious?”

it might be possible that our minds are downloaded onto a hard drive and uploaded into some type of contraption that holds our memories; like robots only with our memories, feelings, and consciousness ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence