Essays Tagged: "Nickname"


leader must know how to speak so his ideas are understood inthe correct way. Ronald Reagan very own nickname was 'The GreatCommunicator.' The examples that prove his nickname true are his greatacting ...

(2 pages) 396 2 3.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Raptor Red" by Robert T. Bakker

derstand everything that happens around it. This book follows the life of this Female whichgets the nickname Raptor Red, for the crest on her nose (not blood), through out one very tryingyear of her l ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Ponce de leon

parent's names, or of his preteeen years. In his younger years he served as a squire and earned the nickname "poor knight." From that day on he trained himself in the arts of war and survival to prepa ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Fibonacci Numbers

ples.The Fibonacci numbers were first discovered by a man named LeonardoPisano. He was known by his nickname, Fibonacci. The Fibonacci sequence is asequence in which each term is the sum of the 2 numb ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


ol, he remained illiterate throughout his whole life. His licentious reputation also earned him the nickname Rasputin, which is Russian for "debauched one." At the age of 18, he apparently underwent a ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

illustrating the joy of readers in hating Piggy's character, in William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies

school, "They used to call me 'Piggy'."(1) Ralph thenshrieks with laughter and makes fun of Piggy's nickname, "Piggy!Piggy!"(2) Ralph goes on and on with giving Piggy a bad time,just as kids normally ... acts. Wecan all relate to him as that 'fat nerd' that always sat alone in thecafeteria. We all had nicknames for the 'loner'. We knew deepdown that this was a bad thing to do but we enjoyed putting h ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Oct/1996

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

Richard the LionHeart

*Richard I - LionHeartOne of the most prominent figures of the Third Crusade was Richard I, nicknamed Lionhearted. He was born on September 8th, 1157 and he later died on April 6, 1199(Britann ... and Eleanor of Aquitane (Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol 10, p.383). He eventually acquired the nickname LionHeart (which in French, would be Coeur de Lion) due to his incredible amount of courage ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

lot of stuff, and could have argued with anybody about anything from physics to poetics, He got his nickname from contributing many things, his nickname was "Wisdom".Democritus has had a lot of things ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Characterization of Curley's Wife from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men"

oman, he chooses to consistently refer to her as 'Curley's Wife' rather than giving her a name or a nickname like he has done with most of the other characters. Through indirect and direct characteriz ... ith the lack of a name for her. She wasn't like the rest of the people on the ranch, with a name or nickname; she was referred to as 'Curley's Wife'. She stood out by the fact that she was the only wo ...

(4 pages) 56 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Dating in the rainy evening " - short life story

? What are you doing now?" I asked him at once. His real name was Dima. However, he used to use his nickname Said not only in a chat room, but for real life as well."Oh, I am searching for someone who ... oward me. I was so happy. The boy of my dream and "Said" were the same person.When he pronounced my nickname, I could not believe my ears, but it was true. We decided to go to the Sculpture Park, then ...

(5 pages) 114 1 4.1 Feb/2003

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

"The Young President": An essay on the life and times of JFK (includes works cited)

nd the world with his energetic persona and lively family.As a young child Jack Kennedy (Jack was a nickname for John) had many illnesses including scarlet fever, which almost killed him at age 4, who ...

(7 pages) 120 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Tiger's Rising (Tiger Woods) This essay is a short history on Tiger's journey from his childhood fame to becoming the the greatest golf player ever!

e. Tiger Woods had just received the title of being the greatest golfer in the world."Tiger" Wood's nickname comes from a Vietnam War buddy of his father. From the time his son was born, Earl always c ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Robespierre describing his friend's life in Egypt and France.

done so many helpful things to the society today. That, I am grateful for. Some people gave me the nickname of " the incorruptible " while enemies called me a tyrant! Those rascals, they should be ca ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Maxilmilien Robespierre and his influence on the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.

a single franc that he did not work for. Because of his honesty and trustworthiness, he earned his nickname, "The Incorruptible".Robespierre was also recognized for his resolute devotion to his belie ...

(6 pages) 111 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Tiger Woods.

's name was Nguyen Phong, and he was good in combat; he was a tiger in combat. Nguyen Phong had the nickname of "Tiger". Earl vowed that if he ever had another son, he would call him "Tiger". After th ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Frederick II.

h placed it directly in the way of Frederick's political and religious reforms which earned him his nickname of Stupor Mundi - The Wonder of The World. However, there is also evidence to suggest that ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Biography of Robert Ford, the man who killed the legendary outlaw Jesse James. Includes a bibliography with 2 sources.

Ford was made infamous for his murder of the legendary Jesse James. This act, which earned him the nickname "The Dirty Little Coward," and has been captured in song, happened on April 3, 1882. Robert ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

4th grade report about the state of Rhode Island.

he west and Massachusetts on the north and east. To the south is the Atlantic Ocean. Rhode Island's nickname is Little Rhody, or The Ocean State. Its abbreviation is IR. Rhode Island's state song is " ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ivan IV

Ivan IV, often called by his nickname Ivan the Terrible, ruled from 1533- 1584, the longest reign in Russian history (Carmichael, ... van the Terrible, ruled from 1533- 1584, the longest reign in Russian history (Carmichael, 41). His nickname "grozny" in Russian actually means "the awesome" not "the terrible" (Milner- Gulland, 65).I ...

(8 pages) 62 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Atticus and Scout Finch.

kept his talent to shoot as a marksman hidden from his children, now Scout and Jem can say that his nickname was "One-Shot Finch".Atticus is no hypocrite. "The main one is if I didn't I couldn't hold ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers