Essays Tagged: "Nineteenth Century"

Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth CenturyDuring the second half of the nineteenth century, the ideal of self-determinationf ... tury. Nevertheless, we must not discount theachievements of the masters from the latter half of the nineteenth century. It was theseartists who built the bridge whereby the next generation could conti ...

(6 pages) 279 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Animal Experimentation

lected in the activities of various animal welfare and antivivisectionist groups dating back to the nineteenth century. This concern has led to laws and regulations governing the use of animals in res ... er Animal UseThe first widespread opposition to the use of animals in research was expressed in the nineteenth century. Even before this, however, concern had arisen about the treatment of farm animal ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens has been acclaimed as one of the foremost satirists of the nineteenth century. In his novel A Tale of Two Cities Dickens finds fault with the social structure ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.8 Apr/1997

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

Analysis of "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"

Analysis of 'Because I Could Not Stop for Death'The poets of the nineteenth century wrote on a variety of topics. One often used topic is that of death. The theme of ... s the reader with new ideas about the topic at hand. As a result of the writing of the poets of the nineteenth century, readers are given many different ways of regarding various aspects of life.Works ...

(8 pages) 471 0 4.4 May/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Elizabehth Cady Stanton - discuss her contribution to the women's movement and the difficulties she encountered.

major contributions.Nothing is easy when you are trying to change the opinion of the world. In the nineteenth century it was only harder if you were a woman. Elizabeth Stanton not only faced oppositi ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.8 Oct/1996

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

Marriage: The Perfect Ending to Pride and Prejudice

. However, usually, the real path to happiness is through compromise. This is the case in the early nineteenth century England setting of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. In the novel, Miss Elizab ...

(8 pages) 323 1 4.6 Jan/1995

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

Biography of Guy de Maupassant

ned custody of him. His mother was the sister of a close friend of Flaubert, one of the most famous nineteenth-century writers. She turned to Flaubert for advice on him. Flaubert began tutoring him on ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Count of Monte Cristo

structure, whatch spelling!!The Count of Monte-CristoAlexander DumasThe Count of Monte-Cristo is a nineteenth century historical romance. The characters are set in conventional forms Alexander Dumas ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sense and Sensibility

s movie has to offer. It is also a period piece, giving us a chance to visit English society in the nineteenth century. Director Ang Lee brought us to this historic time with beautifully constructed s ...

(3 pages) 119 0 4.5 Apr/1997

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

Roots of Russian Revolution

ures as leaders included policies that neither pleased nor benefitted the people. By the end of the nineteenth century, Russia's economy, government, military, and social organization was at an extrem ...

(3 pages) 185 0 3.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Frederick Douglass And Slavery

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the most distinguished and influential black leaders of the nineteenth century. Douglass focused his writings on the harshness and brutality of slavery. He desc ... es. The writings of Douglass were a significant record of the struggles of African-Americans in the nineteenth-century United States.

(3 pages) 148 0 4.0 Mar/1997

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

Small pox

refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century. Most of the victims whomacquired small pox, was a result of face to face contact ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Satire and Socil Commentary in "A connecticutt Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain

are apparent in the story also suggest that Twain was also satirizing the flaws in the author's own nineteenth century society(Wiggins 80). If we look at the character progression of both Hank Morgan ... ately brings Hank to the realization that he can basically do whatever he pleases. His knowledge of nineteenth century technology makes Hank Morgan a 'human standing next to apes'(Robinson 190). This ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

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

Happiness, refers to John Stuart Mill's ideas

in each individual, and intrinsically, this emotion remains the ultimate goal, John Stuart Mill, a nineteenth century philosopher, correctly advocated the pursuit of happiness, and maintained the con ...

(5 pages) 381 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Why sex ed. should be taught in schools

Dr. Arnold used the Bible to make the schoolboys fell guilt and scared of sex and masturbation. The nineteenth-century scare tactics books of Dr. Arnold were nothing like the sex book used by the sex ...

(6 pages) 528 9 4.1 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Existentialism. Mentiones Dostoyevsky

to aspire to a level of moral excellence, others pursue different approaches. Toward the end of the Nineteenth-Century and on through the mid-Twentieth, a movement followed 'existentialism,' a philoso ... iverse does not predetermine moral rules. Each person strives toward a unique moral perfection. The Nineteenth-Century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, who was the first writer to call himself e) ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad --Exploitation of the African Natives

uropeans exploited the Africans: physically, socially, economically, and spiritually.Throughout the nineteenth century, Europeans treated their African counterparts savagely. They were beaten, driven ... very many people to see him, reinforced his god-like authority.In the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, the Europeans shamelessly exploited the Africans. Conrad, who had been to Afri ...

(4 pages) 112 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Twain's Huck Finn's Use of the Tall Tale

often finds himself in undesirable situations. These situations, which are far-fetched even for the nineteenth-century, provide much humor to the novel anddemonstrate Huck's cunning. Huck's adept use ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.7 Mar/1997

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

Biological Determinism

the period of time the authors of these theories lived.The author argues for the theory that in the nineteenth century , artificial barriers in social hierarchy prevented people from achieving higher ... equally profound upheaval in the development of western medicine. In Science and Literature in the Nineteenth Century Mary Shelley's theme of scientific interference with the fundamental mysteries of ...

(12 pages) 162 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in thenineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutate over time has been around for a longtime i ... 00 copies were sold in England alone), and the book's impact was felt almost immediately. In the midnineteenth century English society where science was a popular topic of conversation, the bookcompet ...

(13 pages) 698 4 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin