Essays Tagged: "Phrase"


Literature is meant to provide a perspective on life. Phrases or quotes found inworks of literature may be used to help express one's own thoughts, to des ... s for this purpose, yet not every reader will interpret a given quote thesame way. One example of a phrase which can have many different meanings is the biblicalquote 'The sins of the father visit upo ... elp understand and clarify the actions and events in another.Literature does imitate real life, and phrases found in literary works can successfullydescribe life experiences. The phrase 'The sins of t ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Speeding, the need for speed, and speeding tickets.

Cause and EffectThe popular movie 'Top Gun' coined a phrase that reads 'I feel the need, the needfor speed.' Many drivers today would agree with that phr ...

(2 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A little rundown on Brew

ciety in almost all civilizations. The old cliche "accident is the mother of invention" is a phrase that definitely holds true in the world of beer. The discovery was made way back when the Med ...

(8 pages) 92 0 4.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Expanded Definition: Quality Control. It can be used in Idustrial Enineering related classes or for entry level English Classes for small assignments.

ues and activities used to fulfill requirements for quality (ASQ-FAQ). According to the phrase 'Quality Control' is dated back to 1935. Separately the two words themselves have a much olde ...

(1 pages) 70 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Censorship in America

ate because censorship by definition infringes on peoples First Amendment rights. Usually when that phrase is used, controversy follows quite closely. Pornography is another hotly debated issue. Paren ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Anti-Affirmative Action

'That student was accepted because of affirmative action policies.' With my first intake of the phrase, I realized that the student, whom I knew and worked with so many times, the one with such a ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.0 Feb/1997

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


commas should not be used:* After and, but, and or, unless the comma sets off a dependent clause (a phrasewhich can't stand alone as a sentence).Examples:Wrong- But, she did get it done on time.Right- ...

(1 pages) 58 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Life is Art

philosophy expert' of our department, I noticed a quote posted by his desk. 'Life is Art ' read the phrase. It seemed to fit in next to his Monet calendar and the latest Dilbert strip, which were care ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"What is Poverty"? A look at Jo Goodwin Parker's article

of making the reader feel guilty for the possessions that he or she has. For example, she uses the phrase 'You say in your clean clothes coming from your clean house, ...'(Parker 237). This causes th ... away at something until it no longer exists. By this reasoning poverty is destroying her life. This phrase forces the reader to consider poverty as something worse than they had ever thought before. S ...

(4 pages) 19944 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Direct democracy -vs- representitive democracy. Contains the ideas of Rousseau

which means rule by the people. Aristotle, and other ancient Greek political philosophers, used the phrase, `the governors are to be the governed', or as we have come to know it, `rule and be ruled in ...

(4 pages) 185 1 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"The affects of birth order on the rate of mental and physical development of a child" This essay outlines how birth order can effect the development of a child.

d or children together that aid one another is social, emotional, and physical development. The key phrase in this definition is "aid one another is social, emotional and physical development". The fa ...

(4 pages) 242 1 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

VR, What it is and How it Works

ing to simulate reality and thatthey would be doing it so effectively. Jaron Lanier firstcoined the phrase 'virtual reality' around 1989, and it hasstuck ever since. Unfortunately, this catchy name ha ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


m is produced by a process known as stimulated emission, and the word 'laser' is an acronym for the phrase 'light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.'Light is just like radio waves in t ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Communications Decency Act

actually was acomputer-generated construct representing abstract data.' (1) When Gibson coined thatphrase he had no idea that it would become the household word that it is today. 'Cyberspacenow repre ...

(6 pages) 126 0 3.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

'The Pasture' by Robert Frost

and relays them to his reader. Frost's love of the outdoors is highlighted by the repetition of the phrase, 'I'm going out?' which begins each stanza, here the emphasis is on the word 'out', echoing h ... za, here the emphasis is on the word 'out', echoing his love of the outdoors. The repetition of the phrase 'you come too' is also an important feature within the poem. It is an invitation to the reade ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Shakespeare's Hamlet, indeed a very sane man

eing, never shall,/With arms encumbered thus, or this headshake ,/Or by pronouncing of some doutful phrase,/As 'Well,well,we know,' or 'We could an if we/would,'/Or 'If we list to speak,' or 'There be ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

The expansionist spirit of America in the 1840's, "The Manifest Destiny"

y observed the expansionist spirit of America in the 1840's, and called it 'Manifest Destiny.' This phrase has been adopted by historians to characterize both the mood and the process of expansion. Th ...

(3 pages) 184 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay analyzing Anne Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book; focuses on the complex attitude of the author towards her work.

street begins by using words that allude to the idea of birth. Within line one, Bradstreet uses the phrase "offspring of my feeble brain" to show the closeness that she ties between the work of an aut ... ds her works is one where she perceives that same bond. The second line of the poem consists of the phrase "who after birth did'st by my side remain," showing another connection to the controlling met ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Charles Darwin

ts place inthe world.We tend to speak simply of the theory of evolution, leavingoff the explanatory phrase, 'through natural selection.' At most,perhaps, the general public has heard of 'survival of t ... atural selection.' At most,perhaps, the general public has heard of 'survival of thefittest' a poor phrase as far as I'm concerned, since fitness ineveryday usage is associated with physical condition ...

(7 pages) 195 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin


action against a religion, and to memory the worst to anyone. And from this comes the most notable phrase from the Jews, 'never again.' Meaning that they will never let themselves as a religion be to ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/1997

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