Essays Tagged: "Martian"

"Little Green Men or Just Little Microscopic Organisms? - the question of Life on Mars"

has plagued many minds throughout the world. Life on Mars, though, is a reality. When you think of Martians, you think of little green men who are planning to invade Earth and destroy all human life, ... The kind of life that may have lived there is the kind you would never consider of giving the name "Martian" to. They are small organisms such as microbes or bacteria. Proof of this was found i ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Craig Raine's Poem "A martian sends a postcard home". Describe how you would turn the poem into a short film

Film Based on "A Martian Sends a Postcard Home"In Craig Raine's poem "A Martian Sends a Postcard Home" the very liter ... rd Home"In Craig Raine's poem "A Martian Sends a Postcard Home" the very literal in essence it is a Martian writing to his people back home. The theme of difference and alienation (no pun intended) is ... is people back home. The theme of difference and alienation (no pun intended) is represented by the Martians lack of the proper words or terms to describe everyday things. This suggests that while the ...

(9 pages) 44 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Notes on War of the Worlds by Wells..

der Opens:FACE/ EVENT: A metal screw pops off the top of the cylinder and unveils what is inside. A Martian is sitting their with it tentacles rapped up and there is a big ditch now surrounding the cy ... rst shots are at the cylinder attempting to destroy them. Then whole town then turns to fire as the Martians retaliate killing almost everyone.QUOTE: "Apparently the Martians were setting fire to ever ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of Martin Puryear's life- mostly his artwork.

Martin PuryearMartian Puryear, admires the labor of working purely with one's hands; I think that he responds to a ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Cultural Significance of Extraterrestrials.

the Worlds is the story of an alien invasion from the planet Mars. It was nearly successful due to Martian technical superiority but ultimately fails due to an earthly illness against which the alien ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

This Essay deals with the Gender roles and Family dynamics of the Ancient Greeks

e in Canada, Mars is divided by gender borders. The males dominate the more intellectual aspects of Martian society, including politics and art, while women dominate the corporate and economic fields. ... ctor in the success of business on Mars, women greatly value their physical appearances. Therefore, Martian men choose physically attractive mates since beautiful females are more successful. The male ...

(9 pages) 95 1 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


In the year 2035, humans discovered secret military bases on Mars. They detected that the Martians were building a huge nuclear rocket, and planned to launch it to earth. The humans sent the ... . When they reached the base, Steven kept a close eye on the shadows that covered every doorway, as Martians might lurk around any corner. It seemed impossible to enter the maximum-security facility a ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

What Makes People Credulous? A study on hoaxes an people's credulity

. As mentioned in the article, although the event was only a performance, most people believed that Martians really came to the earth. What makes people believe the event? Firstly, when they listened ... h. What makes people believe the event? Firstly, when they listened to the broadcast and heard that Martians really came to the Earth, they believed it because of "overreliance on authorities." First ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

This is an essay supporting functionalism. It is not truth, but rather a concocted situation to prove a point.

The Martian SituationRecently, NASA has brought back 5000 Martian beings to Earth, but the question that ... to Earth, but the question that has sparked fiery debates still remains: What is to become of these Martians? Upon arrival, the Martians immediately adapted to the Earth's oxygen levels, biochemical c ... ls, biochemical composition, and temperatures. Through research, scientists have concluded that the Martians are able to adapt quickly in any situation, but the tricky circumstance is that they are on ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Journalist from Mars by Noam Chomsky

e of the media in this war. One of the significant aspect of the article is the introduction of the Martian journalists. Chomsky wants us to imagine Martian journalists covering the story and are well ... ring the story and are well learned in journalistic skills. He then proceeds by answering how these Martians would cover the story.By using this experimental approach in the form of Martian doing the ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

John Grey's "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus."

explains that men and women are so different they often misinterpret what the other means to say. A Martian/Venusian phrase translator is included in his book; it translates common phrases into the la ...

(2 pages) 35 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Illustrated Man By: Ray Bradbury

lways playing this game which all seemed that her imagination had gotten to her because it involved Martians. Plot- The Plot seemed to have the same idea in every story, for the ... r's plot was so that Moris (the daughter) and all her follower friends would meet "the rest" of the Martians. In The Last Night of the world was a story about the world coming to and end that night an ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Conquering Of Mars

The conquering of Mars in "The Martian Chronicles" has anegative impact on Mars. The people of Earth went to Mars andstarted to set ... ative impact on Mars. The people of Earth went to Mars andstarted to settle there without takin the Martian's views intoconsideration. In the American West the settlers did the exact same thing. They ... ns off of their own land and stated to build homes and building for their own uses. This forced the Martians off their own Land ust as the American settlers did to the Native Americans. ...

(1 pages) 450 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Body rituals among the Nacirema

Professor Emma Linton of the Martian Institute of Interplanetary Cultural Anthropology might have come up with her unexpected con ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.4 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative


anet Mars, one of many planets, which have been colonized. Here I live my life just as any human or Martian as they would do on earth. But there is a war about to breakout between the colonies of eart ... lly. Mars out of the picture we didn't really care about what they were doing. Both sides asked us, Martians, to side with them. Anyhow we didn't. Kept perfectly out of it.After 3 months of war the ea ...

(4 pages) 487 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ray Douglas Bradbury

radbury's most significant published works up until the present include: Dark Carnival in 1947, The Martian Chronicles in 1950, Fahrenheit 451 in 1953, and many short stories, screenplays, essays and ...

(2 pages) 716 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Addendum To "The Martian Chronicles"

ar, they sought to bring Mars back to its former glory. Terran mistakes were dealt with, as the new Martians worked to cleanse Mars of these unsightly impurities. The first to change was the re ... hange was the relative time difference between Mars and Earth. A few quick calculations proved that Martian and Terran days were different in length, as were weeks, months, years, hours, minutes, and ...

(2 pages) 838 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Martian Chronicles, a book by Ray Bradbury, is a

The Martian Chronicles, a book by Ray Bradbury, is a series of short stories about man migrating to the ... verything that they do, but not to the extent that Bradbury predicted.In the short story series The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury predicted that many social issues would get worse. He expected to s ...

(3 pages) 2047 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

''How does Wells' presentation of the Artilleryman allow him to comment on society?'' By H.G Wells in ''War of the Worlds''

s the society and the presence of the Artilleryman demonstrates the attitudes of society during the Martian invasion. The Artilleryman is very significant as he represents the military and the governm ... y gives reference to the ‘Heat-ray’ as being the only ‘miraculous’ tool for victory used by the Martians. The equivalent to this is the British army using big guns (Maxim guns) against primitive n ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scientists claim that water = H2O. Suppose that a neuroscientist claimed that pain = the firing of c-fibres. How would a functionalist argue against the neuroscientist's claim?

now will outline three arguments made by functionalists against this theory – the concepts of Martian pain, prosthetic p-fibres and dolphin pain.Martian pain is a thought experiment deliberated ... ain.Martian pain is a thought experiment deliberated by David Lewis in his paper “Mad Pain and Martian Pain”. He describes a Martian with a brain and different bodily make-up who, lacking c- ...

(4 pages) 897 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy