Essays Tagged: "own time"

A Tormented Mind: Vincent van Gogh's Mental Illness Reflected in His Self-Portraits

day in July 1890 Vincent van Gogh, nowrecognized as one of the world's most gifted painters, went down into theopen country of Auvers, France and shot himself in the heart with a revolver(Martini 3). ... ry of Auvers, France and shot himself in the heart with a revolver(Martini 3). The man who is now known throughout the world for hisrevolutionary artistic talent died in his brother Theo's arms, littl ...

(12 pages) 477 3 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critique of the last chapter of Virgil's "Aeneid"

tward to Italy and founded Rome. During the time that Virgil wrote the Aeneid he incorporated all known Rome history up to his own time. The book is world renowned and also is said by many to b ... f the belt from Pallas can be compared to the stolen helmet and the youth slain when his guard was down and greed had taken over. All if this represents the theme of greed and each incident resulted i ...

(5 pages) 110 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Adolf Hitler 1889-1945

as young Adolf wrote later "the thought of slaving in a office made me ill...not to be master of my own time." Adolf filled most of his school hours with daydreams of becoming a painter. His one schoo ... most of his time reading. Beholden to no one and without any close friends, he would stroll about town with his walking cane either making sketches of buildings or attending one of Wagner's opera.In ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

How the 'social contract' described by Hobbs and Locke led to the formation of the United States and the citizens role in maintaining the social contract today.

ife could be in peril. We who live in the western world cannot fathom these things happening in our own time. We have freedoms that our predecessors could only dream of. How did we reach this state of ... States were held together by the Articles of Confederation. Under this document each State had its own political, economic, and judicial system. It was a patchwork mess of different rules and jurisdi ...

(7 pages) 205 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Essay on Martin Luther Kings's "I Have a Dream" speech

s that echo and emulate their originator, President Lincoln, a revolutionary icon and legend in his own time, are the same opening words of conceivably America's other most recognized lecture; the Get ... xclusive way of speaking so as to incorporate white supporters for his peaceful protests. He broke down racial barriers with the use of terms such as we, and together that implied brotherhood that per ...

(8 pages) 263 0 3.7 Feb/2003

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

An essay about the life of Muhammad Ali as a religious and philosophical figure rather than just a sporting athlete.

in doing so became loved by not only his countrymen, but also the world, and became immortal in his own time. In a world where the most of the global population is living in poverty it seems that peop ... . It quickly became clear to the U.S. Government and the rest of the world that Ali would not back down from this position. He had been stripped of his title, lost his boxing license, and was sentence ...

(3 pages) 150 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Capitalism conditions us to accept whats on the table. What democracy?

ere or cannot relate to. The cheeky part is that we are allocated only 4 to 6 weeks per year of our own time to take a break (cheers mate!). Some unfortunate souls don't even get that! Work for most o ... ing home for sitcoms, dramas and soaps! I WONT DO IT!! AND NEITHER SHOULD U!!!Im not even gonna go down the road of Corporate criminality - Enron - Consumerism - Alienation - Capitalism - class strugg ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

My essay is about Raphael's life.

RaphaelRaphael Sanzio in his own time was called the 'Prince of Painters.' Raphael was born in Urbino, Italy in 1483. He was the ... to be. Raphael worked in many cities all over Italy, including Florence and Perugia. He is best known for his Madonnas and for his large figure compositions, many of which are now to be found in the ... ere myths, Portraits, and ancient Greece. Later in his career Raphael would paint St. George as a grown man in St. George and the Dragon. What is so beautiful about The Madonna of the Golden Finch is ...

(2 pages) 81 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

English Feature article on Shakespears Macbeth with reference to both play and Polanski's adaptation. Title: Windows changed through time.

guessed that over 400 years later the basic morals and characteristics that were used to shape his own work would be put into use yet again for a modern day adaptation, That in short took the great w ... gain for a modern day adaptation, That in short took the great writers technique of windowing their own time and creating a work to be treasured by today's audiences.In 1917 Roman Polanski produced a ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Tale of Two Cities.

evolutionary France. While drawing parallels between the two countries, Dickens also alludes to his own time: "the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insi ... of revulsion that is associated with Paris and its people throughout the novel. Nor has the novel shown any characters who may become the 'brilliant people' of France who will make their country rise ...

(8 pages) 112 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution Similarities and Differences between the 3 documents and what they mean to our country.

Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and the ConstitutionUnknown to many, there are numerous differences between the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Con ... Although they go unnoticed, each shaped our country with great significance and grace. Each had its own purpose. Each had its own time.The Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence ... The Declaration of Independence stated our dependence from GreatBritain to become a country in our own. The Articles of Confederation, known as the original constitution, became the foundation upon w ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Archimedes - 287 B.C.E. to ­ 211 B.C.E. His Life and Achievements.

considered one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time along with Newton and Gauss. In his own time, he was known as "the wise one," "the master" and "the great geometer" and his works and in ... work, after bathing and anointing himself with olive oil, he would trace figures in the oil on his own skin.Much of Archimedes fame comes from his relationship with Hiero, the king of Syracuse, and G ...

(3 pages) 55 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Ancient Mayan Calander

th, 3114BC the Mayan calendars started to turn and it has been turning ever since. The Mayans are known for their obsession with time and had once been thought to worship it. It is true that their cal ... t rituals, but it was and is not an element they worship as a god. They believe everything has it's own time to be done and to do something outside it's place in time would bring unbalance to the Univ ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Bourgeois Ideology

olitical Phil.The Bourgeois IdeologyHegel was the first to know, "every philosophy...belongs to its own time and is caught in that time's restriction." However that raises the question: How can a phil ... " has passed? The answer is taken beyond philosophical argumentation to a deeper penetration of its own time. This is why the key to what is alive in Hegel's thought lies in Marx's critique of it (Mar ...

(7 pages) 123 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

When God Speaks, Who Will Listen?

ents and teachers alike were still allowed to pray; they merely had to do it privately and on their own time.This country was founded on the statutes of the word of God, and this land was dedicated to ... received Christ as his Savior only hours before his sentence was carried out said: "I wish I had known about this before. If I had known that there was someone who cared about what I did, I think I w ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Obesity in American Schools - A Witch-hunt

th the help of ubiquitous advertisement, children are making the decision to eat unhealthy on their own time. Thus, maybe this issue can best be approached by enforcing good eating habits where they a ... a source of good health information and presenting it to their children. Let them discern for their own, but with both sides represented, because after all, these children should be able to decide for ...

(3 pages) 180 3 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Einstein The Genius

d to understand was Einstein's work with Nuclear Physics and in Astronomy.Einstein was born in the town of Ulm, Germany, Albert Einstein spent his early youth in Munich. While attending Zurich Polytec ... raduated in 1890 and took a job at the Berne patent office. Einstein carried out experiments on his own time and in 1905, he published three scientific papers, including one that would make his name a ...

(3 pages) 73 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Wicca Craft- This is a 3-4 page definition essay for Composition II.

word Wicca or witch think of evil magic or witch. This is not completely true. Wicca Craft, also known as witchcraft, is both an ancient religion as well as a new religion that encourages its members ... both an ancient religion as well as a new religion that encourages its members to progress in their own way and in their own time to greater spiritual understanding. Wicca is based on reverence for na ...

(5 pages) 77 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analyse the artist's use of materials and his intentions in artmaking. In your response make reference to Pieter Breugel's Parable of the Blind and Yasumasa Morimura's Blinded by the Light.

fact that they are linked together portrays their reliance on each other. He painted figures of his own time to represent themes of everyday life or religious subjects. These religious characters are ...

(2 pages) 39 2 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jimi Hendrix and His Life Accomplishments

k he made rock music what it is today. His talent with a guitar was what made him so popular in his own time. The reason he became a rock and roll legend in the 20th century was because of his new sty ... m the army Jimi began to play on the R & B circuit. After about 4 years of that Jimi formed his own band called "Jimmy James and The Blue Flames". In this band is where he was discovered by a man ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies