Essays Tagged: "magnitude"

Drama: An Unforgettable Setting

er, the chosen actor will take on the role of the fortunate friend, suggesting attributes of common magnitude. The actor picked for Adam Pangie will be John Malkovich, the actor for Esther Ramirez wil ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.7 Sep/1996

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

"Night" by Elie Weisel

told them would be more horrible than their wildest dreams. It is hard to relate to something ofthe magnitude of Elie's suffering, without actually being there, but after reading his book I have awhol ...

(3 pages) 115 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Case: Olmstead v. United States

eme Court by writ of certiorari.Facts:The evidence in the records discloses a conspiracy of amazing magnitude to import, possess, and sell liquor unlawfully. Involved were not less than fifty employee ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A Hamlet Childhood Memo y

s I have been oblivious up to this point. I knew things were getting weird but I didn't realize the magnitude of it until my dead father rose from the grave to explain things to me. I remember back in ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jan/1996

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

Lenz's Law and Magnetic Flux

his definition of the flux being , we can now return to Faraday's investigations. He found that the magnitude of the emf produced depends on the rate at which the magnetic flux changes. Faraday found ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

of this experiment is to verify Galileo's assertion that acceleration is constant. In addition, the magnitude of acceleration will be calculated.TheoryBy definition, acceleration is the rate of change ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Proportions of Numbers and Magnitudes

Proportions of Numbers and MagnitudesIn the Elements, Euclid devotes a book to magnitudes (Five), and he devotes a book to n ... ements, Euclid devotes a book to magnitudes (Five), and he devotes a book to numbers (Seven). Both magnitudes and numbers represent quantity, however; magnitude is continuous while number is discrete ... r is discrete. That is, numbers are composed of units which can be used to divide the whole, while magnitudes can not be distinguished as parts from a whole, therefore; numbers can be more accurately ...

(3 pages) 85 1 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Post Acute Withdrawal (P.A.W)

erienced in recoveryStress of any kind can aggravate the brain dysfunction, which would heighten themagnitude of the symptoms. P.A.W. will peak in intensity over a 3-6 month periodbut the damage is us ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

to its offspring. Geoffroy, on the other hand suggested that the change was discontinuous,large in magnitude, and occurred at the production of offspring. However, these theories ofevolution were bas ...

(13 pages) 698 4 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The Earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 in the Mississippi River Valley

ing two of the three largest quakes in the contiguous US, this particular quakeregistered an 8.0 in magnitude on the Richter scale. There was a second quake onFebruary 7, 1812 which registered 8.2 (ht ... comparableto a two on the MM, the sixth is a one ( With the assistance of these measurements scientist havebeen able to devise approx ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Internet in the Classroom

sed an idea to put the Internet into every classroom in Americaby the year 2000[4]. Considering the magnitude of this problem, and the costs involved, it is not realistically possible to set this as a ...

(3 pages) 129 2 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of porsche

any wanted to continue the design but Volkswagen did not see anysort of a future with a car of such magnitude, so they discontinued them. At the time Porschedidn't have enough capital to continue with ...

(6 pages) 133 0 4.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Electric Charge and the Electrical Structure of Matter

eus. They are small, heavy particles, and each one carries a positive electric charge of a specific magnitude, called the elementary.4. Electrons move about in the vast space around this central nucle ... They are small, very light particles, yet each of them carries a negative electric charge equal in magnitude to that of the proton.5. Atoms are normally electrically neutral, because the number of po ...

(7 pages) 70 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Immigration Reform

and illegal immigrants take up residence in the United States each year. Immigration at its current magnitude is not fulfilling the interests or demands of this country. With the country struggling to ...

(3 pages) 268 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Downsizing, Anatheme or Panacea?

ere planning to do so in the next five years (Cameron, 1994). The 'scorecard' below illustrates the magnitude of some of the layoffs in the last four years:Company Jobs Cut % of Work ForceAT&T 128 ...

(15 pages) 203 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A two page essay on symbols which reoccur in Shakespeare's Macbeth

reason blood is used is to connect the image to the murders Macbeth has committed and to show their magnitude. The images of blood throughout the play are large and always related to bodies of water a ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2002

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

About a visit to a Metropolitan museum of New York, brief discussion of two works-one western art, the other-african.

, different times and locations of the issues, world at all. Especially appropriate examples of the magnitude in difference of perception in cultures are two works that I chose. Those are: Seated Coup ...

(3 pages) 143 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays


It is a word that has been around since the beginning of time. Wars, death, and suffering of great magnitude resulted from the misuse of this word. However, does one know how to use it in the very co ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Earthquake In Chile, May, 1960

On May 22, 1960, Chile experienced the world's largest earthquake. With a magnitude of 8.3, More than 2,000 people in Chile were killed. What made this natural disaster even ...

(1 pages) 96 2 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Aristotle's Poetics. It examines and explains an excerpt from the philosopher's work. The essay examines the way in which tragedy works and affects its audience, according to Aristotle.

achieve its goals. Tragedy "is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete and of a certain magnitude." It uses "artistic" language of different kinds which are found within "separate parts of ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy