Essays Tagged: "Duration"

Dead Man Walking - Indepth

th one another. Several smalltopics and one major topic, capital punishment, were explored over the duration of themovie. While the opinions and reactions of people to Dead Man Walking may vary, theon ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.3 Feb/1996

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

Smoking Cessation....

those who made an attempt (Stop for one day),(B) those who met criteria in A, and did not smoke for duration of program,(C) those who abstained for six months.Confidence was tested by questionnaires ( ... again. The odds are the same for someone who does not meet or surpass their longest prior quitting duration. The weight motive differed for gender type. Women are more likely not to relapse, and men ...

(11 pages) 213 0 3.3 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

ies. The use of candlesbeing taken 'upstairs to bed' also suggests an early time period. The actual duration of the booktakes many years, approximately sixty, due to the spreading of the story over th ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Categorical Imperative vs. Utilitarianism

on thetest which action to perform. The maxim 'when answering a widow'sinquiry as to the nature and duration of her late husbands death, oneshould always tell the truth regarding the nature of her lat ...

(6 pages) 253 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

An Ecosystem's Disturbance by a Pollutant

' (Freeman, 562). Although the effects of a pollutant on an organism vary depending on the dose and duration (how long administered). The impact can be one of sublethality to lethality, all dependent ... t effect on the ecosystem at different doses. This varied effect is what is referred to as dose and duration. The amount of the pollutant administered over what period of time greatly affects the impa ...

(83 pages) 282 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Family Structure of Origin on Offspring Cohabitation Duration

The Effects of Family Structure of Origin on Offspring Cohabitation DurationResearch has been done to understand if different family structures, or living situations, h ... tand if different family structures, or living situations, have an effect on offspring cohabitation duration. Research in such areas as divorce, living separations, parental education, remarriage, and ... abitation unions, and individual parents in stepparent families were also interviewed. Cohabitation duration was measured in months. Two different measurements were taken. One measurement was the inst ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The European impact on North America which occured begining in 1492. Written from the view that Europe influenced North America in a positive way.

would all be either nonexistent, or living in extremely crowded, filthy, disgusting places for the duration of our lives (very similar to public schools).First making contact with Native Americans in ...

(2 pages) 105 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bergson's ideas and theories on time and free will

Time and space. Duration. Two separate entities according to Bergson. As separate as oil and water placed in the sam ... rence to make decisions for ourselves. But when looking at a timeline, given that it is no longer a duration of experience, is it necessarily a line, or a series of lines, or just a dot representing t ... as such is self-contained. It has no future line either because it has not gotten there yet in its duration of being. There is also no intersection with other entities because of this.These ideas lea ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

An analysis and response to John Keats' "Lamia", involving his concept of negative capability and the question of truth in the Romantic era.

y be compared to Adam's dream--He awoke and found it truth" (Rodriguez, Keats, 49). Even though the duration of his life was lacking, Keats must have recognized that some deductions and philosophies h ...

(2 pages) 79 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens: Clouded Thoughts

and caused them to not only think about themselves, but about the people they love. Throughout the duration of the novel, people?s judgment was clouded and their emotions took over to cause them to d ... rrationally. Many of the characters whose judgment had been clouded stayed like that throughout the duration of the book. These characters showed that they were weak minded and could easily be persuad ...

(5 pages) 33 0 1.0 Apr/2003

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

Discuss equity principles of motivation. Give at least two (2) examples of how individuals might respond to under-compensation inequity. Course: Organizational Behavior

sts of internal forces that initiate a certain behavior and determine its intensity, direction, and duration. Equity theory bases its principles on the concept that individuals in the workplace will c ...

(2 pages) 167 2 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Turning Points, the Wiemar Republic and Hitler.

From a perception of time, a major league baseball season is only eight months in duration; however, somewhere in the course of that season a team reaches specific moments where they ... he outcome of a term. These parts are referred to as turning points and they play a big part in the duration of a baseball season. The same can be said when discussing nations. Whether it is 1800 or 1 ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II


the computer does the following:i.divide the acoustic signal into slices or samples of quite brief duration (less than 10ms),ii.examine the spectral content (what frequencies are present) of each sli ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

How have politics become linked with music in the 20th Century? Answer with reference to Giya Kancheli's "Mourned by the Wind" and other relevant pieces of music.

lasting forty years before glasnost began in 1985, and causing many cultural changes throughout its duration.With the breakout of war between the Soviet Union and the United States of America, any int ...

(7 pages) 102 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Henrik Ibsen's play, 'A Doll's House.'

the play's finale, she laments to Torvald that he has managed her like a doll throughout the entire duration of their eight year marriage.An additional struggle for women during the late 1800's in Nor ...

(1 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

What is the function of the Sign at Cana in John 2:1-12?

John. 2:1-12In the Gospel of John, John writes about the seven "signs" that Jesus preformed for the duration of his public ministry. John uses the seven signs to lead up to the climax of Book III, "Th ... calls his follower's disciples and not apostles. The word disciple is used 250 times throughout the duration of the New Testament and never in the Old Testament. Apostle was used very sparingly in the ...

(28 pages) 122 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, a note is defined as "a written sign representing the pitch and duration of a single musical sound" (Scholes 411). At the moment I will concentrate only on the dura ... sical sound" (Scholes 411). At the moment I will concentrate only on the duration of the sound. The duration of a note depends on the shape of that particular note (Kerr, Taylor 645). An illustration ...

(15 pages) 95 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A short essay described what the author learned at the end of the commercial law class.

ing, continuous security services, regular rubbish collection services and free electricity for the duration of the show, access to the site for 7 days before and after the period the show is open to ... on services and free electricity because as stated in the contract, those are provided only for the duration of the Show, which began on the date of frustration. Up to the date of frustration, Steve h ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Bad Moves.

s makes me constantly crave more than what I have, and in most case more than I can afford. For the duration of the summer any hours not spent at work were usually spent at a place that gave me the fi ...

(13 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A comparison between the three movements from Vivaldi's L'estro Armonica, Op.III. Used for Advanced higher. Would be usefull to have a copy of the score to accompany this essay.

di was one of the most prominent composers of the Baroque period. He lived in Venice, Italy for the duration of his life (1678-1741) and taught music at an all-girls orphanage for most of it. He was a ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies