Essays Tagged: "one story"

Aquarius. Viewing and history

I only included one story about the myth of Aquarius. There are 1or 2 more but I only needed one. Good Aquari ... Mount Olympus to be the cup bearer for the gods. Stars: Sadalmelik: Arabic for 'lucky one of the king'. It lies just off the celestial equator. Sudalsud: It means 'luckiest of the ... n of Ptolemy's Almagest. Albali: The name comes from the Arabic, which means 'swallower'; no one really knows why the star got this name Situla: This name comes from Latin and means 'wel ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Greek and Roman Architecture

halls of the Maycenaean Age. A Mycenaean palace consisted of a number of buildings often more than one story high, grouped around a central courtyard. It was brightly painted, both inside and out. In ... hedrals and churches.The Classical Period Temples became much larger and more elaborate. Parthenon, one of the most famous structures ever, was created during that period. The Greeks held many religio ...

(8 pages) 312 2 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Literature of Puritan, speaks of Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet

ts of the spinning wheel. He asks God to transform him to make him better for the glory of God.This one story shows a breaf segment of how the puritan's felt about and what there attitudes were and th ... r a small amount of people.Anne Bradstreet aouthor of 'Upon the burning of our House.' This poem is one of the ones that I liked most because it tells a good point that we should not worry, love, Etc. ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Poe As A Romantic

Showing the Edgar Allen Poe was a romanitc living in a Pre-Romantic literary period noneA wise man once said 'Artists are never before their time, they are the time and it is just the o ... are the time and it is just the others who are behind.' This defines the career of Edgar Allan Poe, one the greatest and yet one of the least recognized authors in American History. Poe lived and wrot ... f that time. He dealt with topics that though often written about, had never been incorporated into one story. Poe is seen as a romantic writer, living in a time before the romantic era. Evidence of t ...

(4 pages) 155 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A Comparison of Contemporary and Romantic Literature

plot, characters, point of view, setting, and theme (2). These elements can vary a great deal from one story to thenext. An author of a short story also reveals a tone and a mood shown by his or her ... a mood shown by his or her style of writing. Although romance literature contains the elements mentioned above, they are very differentthan those in short stories and are somewhat static from one tale ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The idea that a new american home is what every american wants.

The New American HomeThe ideal home to every AmericanWhen I was born, I lived in a small one-bedroom apartment in Portland, Oregon. About a year later, my sister was born and my parents dec ... sister was born and my parents decided the apartment was too small, so we moved into a two bedroom, one story house. Over the years, I had two more sisters born, and as our family was growing, we need ... larger house to hold us all. At first, this was not possible because my dad was not making enough money to afford a big house, but gradually we got bigger houses and made improvements to them. Now we ...

(5 pages) 98 0 2.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"The Star" by Arthur Clarke.

Clarke defines faith as having belief and trust in God with strong conviction. Clarke believes that one must have faith not only during blissful times, such as during the time of creation, but also du ... , that completely contradict each other. "The Star" combines these drastically different ideas into one story.The protagonist is a renaissance man. He is both a scientist and a religious man; more spe ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The curse of the great bambino.

at bambino? After so many years of bad luck fans are looking for ways to break this curse and have gone to outrageous extents to do so.There is one story in particular in which Babe Ruth was allegedly ... hat said "Reverse Curve Ahead" to "Reverse Curse Ahead". Technically in order for this man to have done this, he would have had to dodge on coming traffic and climb down an embankment risking getting ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay was written about my grandfather, for the "Stories my Grandparents told me" essay contest.

y grandfather has told me many stories, most of which were either exaggerations for the more boring ones or altogether facetious, but always mind-numbingly dull. In fact, I have fallen asleep on the t ... is equivalent to that of a mosquito. I have to thank him three times for any gift, which is always money, because if I don't, he forgets and refuses to send a $20 check for the next occasion.However, ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is my research paper that i rote about Edgar Allan Poe that is 7 pages long double spaced.

ocus on death.Poe's stormy personal life and his haunting poems and storiescombined to make him one of the most famous figures in American literaryhistory.One story of his that seems to de ... s admit the use of opium.Although some wondered ifPoe's wild imagination was fired by drugs, no one seems to have seriouslyaccused him of this habit during his lifetime.Poe's flirtation with a ...

(8 pages) 103 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The History of Coffee

trade. How was the magic of this obscure plant discovered? How did this plant from Ethiopia become one of the largest commodity industries in the world?There are a number of different stories about t ... world?There are a number of different stories about the origin of coffee and how it was discovered. One story is that of an exiled Arab Sheik who saved himself from starvation by making a soup from th ...

(12 pages) 145 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Flamenco

n and all of their feelings.There are several stories about when and from whom Flamenco originated. One story is when Felipe II's soldiers returned from their military duty's in the Netherlands, in th ... oors, and Jews were persecuted that followed the removal of the Moors in 1492. While together imprisoned, they brought together the gypsy singing with Andalusian folk music, and created Flamenco.Flame ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Golden Age Of Greece

for, is their gods, and stories about them. The stories explained how things became. For instance, one story said that before the earth was made, there was a fight between a god, and a giant. The god ... re they worshipped the gods. Each city had several temples, because each temple was used to worship one god. In each temple, there was a statue of a god that they worshipped. They had an extra big tem ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Fish Market

as the noise grows, as the inside of fish market clearly comes into her sight. The market is not in one huge building; it is an open area where there are assemblies of one-story buildings with long ta ... elves are low and tilted so that even every short child can see what is on them. Erin's mom goes to one section where fish are lying sideways, organized by typw, on top of clear gemstone-like ice pebb ...

(4 pages) 42 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Why Bad things Happen to good People

his life, Terry, had some incredibly valid points concerning his contempt for Christianity. He told one story in particular which really struck me about him standing over a man he had just killed in V ... uck me about him standing over a man he had just killed in Vietnam and wondering what this man had done to deserve this horrible fate. Obviously in times of war there's a policy of kill or be killed, ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Poverty And Wealth In The World

ally and were seen as being not half as important as rich people. Jesus would often come across someone rich and would see the way in which they treated a poor person. He said that a rich person shoul ... mber of stories in the bible in which Jesus used to get the message across to the people. There was one story about the widows offering (Luke 21:1-4). After watching many people put large sums of mone ...

(4 pages) 42 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Romeo and Juliet.

bout to find out. There are many good tragic love stories. When you say tragic love stories there's one story in particular that comes to mind, "Romeo and Juliet." This play was written by William Sha ... top this war between the two families. Which then forces Romeo to go to drastic measures to see his one true love, Juliet. Because of the civil brawl between the families he knows that if he is caught ...

(2 pages) 972 1 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Choices in "Life Of Pi" by Yann Martel.

as a metaphor for life, and choosing forces us to think of a deeper meaning to each story. Choosing one story as the better story over the more believable story plays with the idea of God's existence. ... e could see the relationship between Pi's stories as the relationship between science and religion. One is more logical, whereas the other is more imaginative; '"dry yeastless factuality." or "The bet ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Analysis of Hiroshima" by John Hersey - Written for AP U.S. History

tly unrelated, making the transition of characters hard to follow. As opposed to a normal book with one story and six characters, in Hiroshima, Hersey chose to keep individual stories separate. Anothe ... s when Mr. Tanimoto tried to lift a woman by her hands and her skin slides off (45). Was I the only one who noticed that no one in the book expressed any feelings of anger or resentment towards Americ ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My favourite place in the world is in Alberta, Canada.

g with friends, different atmospheres, and different scenery. If I did travel, Alberta would be the one and only place I could think of coming back to when I wasn't able to be there.We owned 19 ac ... ing back to when I wasn't able to be there.We owned 19 acres of waterfront property and built a one-story brick house on it. The land was long like a rectangle and a road that was used to reach th ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays