Essays Tagged: "Northern Lights"

Aurora Borealis

ated by nature that appear in the night sky. "Aurora Borealis", the Latin name of the aurora of the northern hemisphere, means the red dawn of the north. The name comes from the famous Italian scienti ... w, which I will cover later in the presentation. The Vikings in the year 700-1000 called it simply "northern lights," and in early England they called it "The Merry Dancers" referring to the way the a ...

(4 pages) 112 2 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Biography about Anders Celsius.

came a professor of astronomy at the University of Uppsala. His early research was mainly about the northern lights. He was the first person to suggest a connection between these lights and change in ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

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 ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman / What is the symbolism of daemons

'Northern Lights' by Philip Pullman revolves around Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon who are journeyin ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

First Impressions Count(for texts)

the start or possibly even introducing the setting. This essay will deal with how these two texts, "Northern Lights" by Philip Pullman and "Shadow Seeker" by Jen McVeity has been started differently, ... can easily see what the main character was like, due to her actions.Yet, the beginning of the novel Northern Lights, it was mainly focused on stating the setting in which the story took place. Philip ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Northern Lights" by Philip Pullman - Change in a Character - Lyra

Over the course of Northern lights, Lyra has changed in many aspects of her personality and mentality. The events and e ... view on death, and how she acts around the dead. My third viewpoint on how Lyra has changed through Northern Lights, is her perceptions of bravery, what being brave really means, and how reacting natu ... rl's, to that of a truly complete person, a 'made woman' and a heroine in all respects.bibliography:Northern Lights novel - Philip Pullman

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature