Essays Tagged: "fifties"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

In 1984 he was awarded the title of the nation's Poet Laureate. He came into prominence in the late fifties and early sixties, having earned a reputation of a prolific, original and skilful poet, whic ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Middle Class Black's Burden

ceedToday in America there are many who assume that racism does not exist as it did in the forties, fifties, and sixties. Racism today is not as dangerous as it once was, but that does not mean that i ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 May/1996

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

"Special Effects"

ected to the bizarre in order to achieve a certain image or illusion. Cinematographers in the early fifties would use a black cloth backdrop with white paint splattered off of toothpicks to simulate a ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. This essay reflects the stability of England versus France during the French Revolution.

olence of the French Revolution. A Tale of Two Cities reflects stability of England in the eighteen-fifties.Such examples of this idea are stated throughout the book. When Lucie Manette finds her fath ...

(3 pages) 140 1 4.5 Mar/2002

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

Superdad Syndrome

- -A long time ago, way back in the 1950's, there was a cold, icy creature known as the 'fifties father.' He rarely displayed affection, and he hid most of his feelings behind the newspaper ... increasing number of men who are extremely active in all stages of raising their children. The old 'fifties father' is now becoming the 'nineties nanny.'These modern 'superdads', as we call them, have ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Man Vs. Machine

Man vs. MachineSince the yearly Fifties science fiction movies have depicted robots as very sophisticated machines built by humans t ...

(3 pages) 170 3 3.1 May/2002

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

Electronic Distance Education

ernet, has gained significant momentum. Although the network for the internet has existed since the fifties (Frank on-line), it was only accessible to people in military and academic circles until rec ...

(5 pages) 274 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Hounted House

I was making sure it would fit you. Come down and get it!' her mother answered.Erin's costume is a fifties girl with a poodle skirt, a white long sleeved shirt with a small poodle on the left shoulde ... Holly said/'Oh my, the 3rd girl is missing, Erin. You know why I know because Erin was dressed as a fifties girl, there is no fifties girl here. Jenny was dressed as a witch and Katie a ghost. I wonde ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.7 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

American Ideals: American Cinema. This essay is about how the ideal american is depicted in the cinema.

American Cinema, you can see characters that can reflect the "Typical American." For example in the fifties, many of the films that were created were westerns. People came to terms with referring to A ...

(2 pages) 119 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

How and Why Did American Popular Culture Influence Australian Society in the 1950s and 1960s? To What Extent Did Australia Develop its Own Response to these Influences?

s meant the emergence of the teenager; it also brought peace and prosperity to many. And during the fifties there were far more American films released in Australia, and they became more popular than ... irth to the idea of "bodgies" and "widgies" which is what many teenagers became known as during the fifties.These "bodgies" and "widgies" were greatly influenced by the culture of rock-'n'-roll music. ...

(6 pages) 160 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Shock Value On TV: How does it Effect the Audience?

In the fifties an episode of "Father Knows Best" was not allowed by the censors to air because it had a sce ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

America in 1968.

olitical awareness and cultural alienation. Some shared with the beat writers and poets of the late fifties, a deep disillusionment with this status quo, a restless yearning for something more than a ...

(8 pages) 116 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cross Cultural Intermediation of Fluxus.

l event, an object, a game, a puzzle, or a gag," (40, Reader) said Saper. The movement began in the fifties with a group of New York art students experimenting with chance techniques and resurrecting ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

This essay is an analysis of the genre of british social problem films, it uses the text 'Sapphirre' as an example.

ael Relph in 1,500 words.The relaxation of film censorship laws in post-war Britain had by the late fifties brought about many changes in British Cinema. The most striking of these changes being its r ... a social problem film that gave the viewer an almost novelistic snapshot of London life circa late fifties "1958, the young and the restless - the Absolute Beginners - were busy creating a new world ...

(7 pages) 58 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Computerized World

Since the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room the ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The most effective way to understand contemporary culture is to analyze the trends of its youth.

erary, we can always find those virtuosos, though might not have been famous until their forties or fifties, were showing their brilliance as early as in their early years, say tens or twenties. Their ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Sidewalk: The Street Vendors of 6th Avenue - A look at the Economic Sytems, Kinship, and Social Controls by which they live.

s committed during their crack use in the 1980's. They range in age from mid-thirties to their late fifties. About a third are Vietnam veterans, and a few say they are HIV positive. The rest would rat ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This paper is about the controversial racial aspects of Alice Walker's book The Color Purple.

and female, represent people that she has known throughout her life.Alice Walker grew up during the fifties in Georgia, within a community caught up in racist issues and dire poverty. Her parents expe ...

(8 pages) 182 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Song of Solomon - which characters were a help and which characters were a hidrance to the main character.

oming-of-age story of Milkman, an African American man who grows up in Michigan during the forties, fifties, and sixties. Milkman goes on a search for gold, but ends up finding his heritage and the me ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical reading of Peter Weir's film 'Dead Poets Society'.

und this time that the first stirrings of youthful rebellion appeared against the conformity of the fifties. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum, at the same time as the McCarthy era of p ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies