Essays Tagged: "mid nineteenth century"


xamples of their courageous pioneers, but also bybanding together to show their strength.During the mid 1800's a small number of women begin theirassault on, what were at the time considered, male-onl ... e alljobs domenated by men. Women had made some progress in the workforce before the 1850's. In the mid nineteenth century womenwere the majority for grade school teachers, up from the tenpercent of e ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold

g derived from the advancement of the sciences.Matthew Arnold's definition of culture comes from 'a mid-nineteenth-century Germanic notion of culture which is founded upon his study of Goethe and Schi ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Use of Dramatic Monologue to Create Moral Dilemma in Browning's "Porphyria's Lover"

ian Age, in Victorian poetry, in the use of dramatic monologue. Perfected by Robert Browning in the mid nineteenth century, dramatic monologue very closely mirrors modern society's legal institution. ...

(6 pages) 95 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Life and Works of Charles Dickens

s life as a child through his books. The time period about which Dickens' books were written is the mid nineteenth century. They were written as if through the eyes of a child no more than twelve year ...

(9 pages) 144 2 5.0 Dec/1996

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

The True Greatness of Abraham Lincoln

rving the Union and satisfying the American people, yet he was indecisive about his racial views of mid-nineteenth century America. Although Lincoln freed some slaves, he had a very negative view towa ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

A summary of the novel 'The Scarlet Letter' written by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This document is a summary of the novel 'The Scarlet Letter' written by Nathaniel Hawthorne in the mid-Nineteenth century, howeverit is regarded by many as a classic today. The Scarlet Letter is a ta ...

(5 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Creative writing on "Things Fall Apart" by Achenua Achebe. The teacher wanted us to explain our own culture to the Africans.

ical cap was introduced in early 1800s, and the diaphragm was introduced later that century. In the mid-nineteenth century, feminists in the United States began a birth control campaign associated wit ... ime did Okonkwo arrive back to his fatherland. Once again in only one market week he woke up in the middle of the night to find himself sweating in his bamboo-bed. Last time, the first night he came b ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two PhilosophiesBy the mid nineteenth century, there had arisen two prominent groups of writers with very different philoso ... trum, neither group was completely right nor completely wrong, and the truth falls somewhere in the middle.As stated above, the Transcendentalists had five basic beliefs. The are as follows: man is in ... is nature. Both should be embraced, neither taken for granted.Two major philosophies evolved in the mid 1800s. One belonged to the Transcendentalists, the other to the Symbolists. For the most part th ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

TITLE: The comparison of portrayal of Miss Havisham in 'Great Expectations' and Boo Radley in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

ugh. She is the narrator and protagonist of the story. In comparison 'Great Expectations' is set in mid-nineteenth century. It is set in early Victorian England, a time when great social changes were ...

(9 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

"The adventures of huckleberry finn" by Mark Twain.

e setting later changes depending on how far down the river they go. The time frame is the early to mid-nineteenth century. The main character, for which the book is named, is Huckleberry Finn: known ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Yosemite National Park.

ans have lived in the Yosemite region for over 8,000 years (National Park Services, Page 1). By the mid-nineteenth century, the native residents had their first contact with non- Indian people. The na ... tion surpassed one million people and by 1976, over two billion people had visited the park. In the mid-1990's, visitation peaked over four billion people (National Park Services, Page 2). Yosemite Na ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How have developments in communications and information technology changed the way we live today?

writers have pointed out, for example, that the world has been linked by steamship lines since the mid nineteenth century, by telegraph wires since the late nineteenth century and by worldwide teleph ...

(4 pages) 299 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Uncle Toms Cabin

Stowe, the author, allows the reader to see how slaves were treated in the United States during the mid-nineteenth century. Intentionally using the book as a way of spreading an anti-slavery campaign ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Can "Shock Art" and its development in time still be considered as art? Can there be an answer?

sed such an outcry was Manet's "Dejuner sur l'herbe" (Luncheon on the grass) this dated back to the mid Nineteenth century. The vulgarity of this piece caused it to be considered as "Shock Art." In th ... D'avignon" consisting of five prostitutes in a brothel. Picasso appeared to be turning his back on middle-class society and the traditional values of the time. Here Innovation caused controversy.Phot ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Badminton- Its History, Rules, and Play

which means shuttlecock. However, they played it with wooden rackets instead of their feet. In the mid-nineteenth century, British officers brought the game back from India. The Duke of Beaufort intr ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Creationism vs. Evolution

g both theories. It is not surprising that most humans wonder where they came from. In the early to mid nineteenth century, Charles Darwin proposed that living beings evolve to meet the needs of the e ...

(4 pages) 118 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

No-Fault Divorce

(Cherlin, 2002: 417-422).The era of restricted divorce was prevalent in the western world until the mid-nineteenth century. Generally, divorce was permissible only in cases of adultery and abandonment ... r of couples separated permanently without legally divorcing, compared to those who did divorce.The mid-nineteenth century saw a change in divorce patterns. This period saw women being allowed to divo ...

(7 pages) 95 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Modernist styles such as impressionism, post impressionism, cubism and expressionism challenged conventional ideas in art making and the ways in which art was thought about

tempted to come to terms with the urban, industrial and secular society that began to emerge in the mid-nineteenth century. There were many movements within Modernism; but none challenged conventional ...

(11 pages) 123 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


for knowledge can be.The sublime natural world, embraced by Romanticism (late eighteenth century to mid-nineteenth century) as a source of unrestrained emotional experience for the individual, initial ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Distance Education.

example, correspondence course first appeared in Germany, England, and in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. These courses were intended to provide vocational training to serve the dema ...

(4 pages) 160 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education