Essays Tagged: "excerpt"

charles darwin

ved by the magistarium is that one should not necessarily take the Bible in a literal sense ...'-An excerpt from Robert Richard's, The Meaning of Evolution.Charles Darwin, a British naturalist has rev ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

A comparison of Malory's Morte d' Arthur and Camelot

ture wife Guenevere to the beginning of his siege against SirLancelot's castle in France. The short excerpt of Morte d' Arthur tellsof how King Arthur abandons his assault on Lancelot to defendCamelot ... and Mordred had neverbeen told that Arthur was his father, Camelot may have never beendestroyed.The excerpt of Morte d' Arthur is a more mysterious, magical,and perhaps realistic view of the Medieval ...

(2 pages) 104 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Philosophy for all- an analysis of the Tao

first allow it to flourish.If you want to take something,you must first allow it to be given.'This excerpt ties into the statement in Chapter 30 that 'for every force there is a counter force' which ...

(5 pages) 156 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Schizophrenia. Includes Esse Leete's experience.

ere were a huge gap between me and the rest of the world; everybody seemed sodistant from me.' This excerpt describes part of Esse Leete 20-year battle withschizophrenia. She committed herself to lead ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Symbolism in "To kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee

ne may wonder why Harper Lee decided to name her book after what seems to be a rather insignificant excerpt. After careful study, however, one begins to see that this is just another example of symbol ...

(7 pages) 141 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Symbolism in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by harper Lee

one may wonder why Harper Leedecided to name her book after what seems to be a rather insignificantexcerpt. After careful study, however, one begins to see that this is justanother example of symboli ...

(6 pages) 123 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Hero's Epic, Beowulf

discovered by reading this epic is the lofty language that is used. Although, having read only and excerpt, the writing is as glorious as the story itself. Alliteration usage and can easily recognize ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Book Report on "The Power and The Glory" by Graham Greene

o the border. There is no greater tribute possible to your creation of this character - he lives.An excerpt from the letter of Californian Catholic teacher to Graham Greene, 1960IIn a particular Mexic ... r English characters. And when I read it I completely agreed with the Catholic teacher (I found the excerpt of the letter, which I placed as an epigraph in the beginning of my report, in periodical li ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Symbolism of the Conch in Lord of the Flies, by Golding

the Conch. ' 'Him with the shell.' 'Ralph! Ralph!' 'Let him be chief with the trumpet thing' ' this excerpt from pg 22 shows how everybody seems to think that power, responsibility and leadership skil ... t in actuality Ralph's group which is declining is the safer and the more fun of the two. Here's an excerpt on pg 92 that shows that Ralph is losing control of Jack and the Conch is loosing its effect ...

(2 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Tone Analysis for the Prince of Tides (This essay talks about the peaceful yet remorseful attitude shown by the author in the story.)

In the excerpt, Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy, a boy explains how he gained respect for the land after kill ... ng somewhere. Conroy uses a powerful choice of words to describe his experience.The details in this excerpt are not to be overlooked for they show the passion this passage represents. For example, kil ...

(2 pages) 70 2 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A summary/analysis of Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education by Bell Hooks, an excerpt from The Presence of Others by Andrea Lunsford and John Ruszkiewicz.

Evaluation/Summary Oct. 4, 2002Keeping Close to Home: Class and EducationI decided to evaluate an excerpt from the book The Presence of Others. This selection, entitled Keeping Close to Home: Class ...

(7 pages) 86 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Commentary on Hamlet, act 3, scene 2 from line 216 "HAMLET Madam, how like you..." to line 249 "OPHELIA The King rises"

for the latter as he requests a play dealing with similar deeds to Claudius's to be performed. The excerpt under study is extracted from the middle of that performance.Prince Hamlet's so-called madne ... of the sceneBeen struck so to the soul that presentlyThey have proclaimed their malefactions"In the excerpt, Hamlet's scheme puts him in an excellent mood. He cannot help talking and giving details ab ...

(8 pages) 161 2 5.0 Dec/2002

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

Comparative paper on Virginia Woolf's "The Years" and Rainer Rilke's "The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge"

fferent angles to their issues. Virginia Woolf in her novel The Years, and Rainer Maria Rilke in an excerpt from his work of fiction, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, both convey traumatic child ... hard to forget, and implanted in one's mind, replaying over and over again. From reading these two excerpts, one may wonder and reminisce about his or her own childhood memories.

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Rhetorical analysis of "Death of a Soldier" by Louisa May Alcott

The excerpt "Death of a Soldier," taken from Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott features various rhe ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

'Critically assess labour process theory'

nisational theory, industrial relations, labour economics, politics and business studies'This is an excerpt from the introduction to a book, Labour Process Theory, which was written by David Knights a ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn - shows how various literary techniques are used to describe the development of Ivan's character.

clearly develops Ivan's character and his submission to the ten-year sentence that he faces. In an excerpt describing the zeks work preparation, Solzhenitsyn uses diction, detail, and point of view t ... s diction, detail, and point of view to develop Ivan's attitude of forced acceptance.Throughout the excerpt Solzhenitsyn uses diction to further illustrate Ivan's perception of his surroundings. Solzh ...

(3 pages) 92 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The theme of a young boy who goes through a remarkable day in the short story "Blackberry Winter", by Robert Penn Warren.

e and keeps on living and stands solid in Time like the tree that you can walk around."(1057). This excerpt from the nine year old character in Blackberry Winter, by Robert Penn Warren, is from the fi ...

(5 pages) 41 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Opinionated essay about Michel Foucault's essay "panopticism"

ldings isn't because of the people in charge of them but because of the panoptic theory.The lengthy excerpt from pp. 232-33 of Foucault's essay is a tough one to understand at first. It tries to say t ... e worse. It will be different because it will make people think before they do something wrong. The excerpt also tries to say that it doesn't matter who is in charge or has the power. Anybody, any ran ...

(4 pages) 146 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Charles Waddel Chesnutt's "The Sherrif's Children".

bout. "but the thunder of it's cannon had not disturbed the echoes of Branson County" (32). In this excerpt, Chesnutt tells us that the Civil War had not affected the way of life of the citizens.Chesn ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

DBQ relating to John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

rrow and never be retaken, we should not enter a slave state to incite them to do so..." It is this excerpt that shows his negative opinion of John Brown's modus operandi and his wish that slavery wou ...

(4 pages) 184 2 4.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History