Essays Tagged: "North Pole"

Anthropoligical view of John Davis - Explorer

his works are comparable to present day text from anthropologists. Davis, on his expedition to the North Pole, sailed to an island where he found a graveyard where previous natives had been laid to r ... her through the voyage by allowing us to look in on bargaining methods he used as he sailed further north and come across another camp of natives.These natives were not as friendly as the previous one ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The summary of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

An English explorer, Robert Walton, is on an expedition to the North Pole. In letters to his sister Margaret Saville, he keeps his family informed of his situation ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Book Report of Frankenstein (the Book) by Mary Shelly

FrankensteinWhile Robert Walden, an explorer, was going to the North Pole, he was totally surrounded by ice. He saw a man, Victor Frankenstein, who was in bad shap ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly. Examination of acquiring knowledge in the three main characters.

and experience they experience are dangerous and unsatisfactory.Robert Walton attempts to reach the North Pole, a mission that many before him have failed to complete. Although Walton is aware of the ...

(2 pages) 102 2 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A description of the commencement and unexpected stop to the production of the canadian Avro Arrow by the US government.

roversy : The Secret Avro Arrow Files Revealed 14.) The idea was that this plane would fly past the north pole and shoot down the invading Russian planes in the far north before they could reach popul ... ed with delta-wings and twin engines, which could leave bases in the south to reach invaders in the north within minutes. (The Arrow 69-75.)To save design time and costs, a prototype of the Arrow was ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Causes and Consequences of Economical Disturbances in Turkey (as of 2002)

r, and straddle the point where Europe and Asia meet. Geographically, the country is located in the northern half of the hemisphere at a point that is about halfway between the equator and the North P ...

(5 pages) 77 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Aurorae- what causes the beautiful light displays. What impact does it have on Earth?

The AuroraeThe "Northern Lights" of the aurora borealis are among nature's most beautifulsights. This light is creat ... re always there.There are aurorae in both hemispheres of the Earth the aurora borealis isaround the North Pole and the aurora australis around the South Pole. Theauroral display stretches high into th ... es in Earth's magnetic field. We also know that mirror image auroraeflare simultaneously around the North and South poles. Yet it may still be sometime before we fully understand the complex relations ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Comparing two documentaries,One day in September and Nanook of the north (modern and old)

tary on the tragic events of the Munich Olympics.The second documentary I watched was Nanook of the north, a story of an Inuit and his family's life. This documentary is said to be the first feature l ... the USA in 1922. The documentary looks at real life situations the family come up against living in North Pole; it is a story of love, life and survival.The Olympic Games in 1972 were in Munich, at th ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

"Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has been adapted to a film about the dangers inherent in the quest for personal glory at the expense of all else". Discuss

f a man called Walton is stuck in the middle of this ice world. He is that determined to get to the North Pole that he is willing to put his crew, himself and anybody else that gets in his way. Walton ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"You Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Set You Free"

, many children believe in Santa Clause, as I did. My Christmas consisted of writing letters to the North Pole, leaving out milk and cookies, going to bed early, and sounds of sleigh bells in my dream ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bald eagle biome outline

rts, and grassesE.Birds: grouselike birdsII.Climate-Extremely cold climateA.Taiga is located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north pole and extending south to the coniferous forests of the ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Frankenstein: The Cost of Greatness

sister that he hopes to help humanity and to be well-known someday by finding a passage through the North Pole that would cut travel time considerably. He travels north through the thick ice to search ... travel time considerably. He travels north through the thick ice to search for a passage across the North Pole. Victor Frankenstein shares this desire for knowledge as well. He shows this through his ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Likewise, Robert Walton attempts to surpass previous human explorations by endeavoring to reach the North Pole. This ruthless pursuit of knowledge, of the light (see "Light and Fire"), proves dangerou ... eation, as described in Victor's journal. He later leaves notes for Victor along the chase into the northern ice, inscribing words in trees and on rocks, turning nature itself into a writing surface.M ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


In a series of letters, Robert Walton, the captain of a ship bound for the North Pole, recounts to his sister back in England the progress of his dangerous mission. Successful ... ter and exacting his revenge, and he soon departs to begin his quest.Victor tracks the monster ever northward into the ice. In a dogsled chase, Victor almost catches up with the monster, but the sea b ... that now that his creator has died, he too can end his suffering. The monster then departs for the northernmost ice to die.

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Global Warming

rty years, but we only started taking notice of the severity now. In 1970, a satellite photo of the North Pole was taken, this same photo was compared to a photo taken in 2003 of the exact same locati ... a photo taken in 2003 of the exact same location, and the more recent photo reveals that 40% of the North Pole has melted in just 33 years due to global warming. Research reveals that it is now meltin ...

(3 pages) 186 1 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Loss and Isolation Themes of "Frankenstein"

throughout the story, up to the point where both Victor Frankenstein and his creature die near the North Pole. The creature and Doctor Frankenstein are constantly repulsed by each other keeping their ... gives in to his revenge following his creature into the mountains, across rivers and to the barren northern part of the world. The only thing left for Frankenstein to hold onto is his revenge. He doe ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Frankenstein" by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Book Report

s:Major:Robert Walton- A man of strong resolve, Walton is the captain of a ship sailing towards the North Pole. Absolutely amazed by its awesome power, Robert Walton makes it his objective to seek out ... in the beginning on the novel when Robert Walton finds him wandering the in vast ice fields of the North. His is a story of death, disaster and dismay, which he relates to Walton.The Monster- Standin ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Antarctic Explorer-Richard Byrd

avy's 1919 transatlantic crossing.On May 9, 1926, Byrd and Floyd Bennet attempted a flight over the North Pole. They claimed to have completed the trip but evidence from their diaries has placed doubt ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


rom of letters from Mr. R. Walton, the traveler, to his sister Margaret. Walton wanted to reach the North Pole and wanted to discover new parts of the World. In the land of ice his ship found a man, V ...

(4 pages) 18 1 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Environmental Differences Between Asian Countries And Australia

fect gets worse, the temperature will rise to a level that is able to melt the ice in the South and North Pole. When sea level rises, the entire city which are beside the sea and have a low amplitude ... water shortages have appeared not only in the arid and semi-arid areas, but also in many cities of northern China. This has become a limitation to the economic development. Moreover, all the river ba ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers