Essays Tagged: "Pirate"


ighted the Bahamas, and lasted until about 1722. Although it was a brief period, it was filled with pirates, and scoundrels of every kind. All of them attempting to acquire wealth and vast riches. The ... Madagascar to the eastern coast of North America, trading their stolen goods to whoever would deal. Pirates had many affects on 15th century Europe; some positive, but also some were negative.Piracy i ...

(8 pages) 64 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Tortilla Flat" by John Steinbeck.

ts over Danny and his friends, they want to get money and wine. They decide to try and deceive "The Pirate", but they just feel sorry for him and decide not to rob him but just let him live in Danny' ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

3 Shape Poems with paragraphs explaining them.

the definition of a sphere; an area of power, control, or influence; domain.X-marks the spotThe ThePirate CrewSets SetsSail SailAndAll AllYe YeHail HailYe YeCapn' Capn'This poem is my favorite one I ... the title and shape; when you think of the phrase "X-marks the spot" you commonly associate it with pirates and hidden treasure, so I thought it'd be interesting to create the poem in the shape of an ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Vikings in the middle ages. Thesis: The invasions of the Vikings into England throughout the 8th, 9th, and 10th centuries had a great impact on the people and history of that time.

50 [CE]" (Ritchie 3). Really this word generally describes one who pillages, plunders, and sails; a pirate. In the Middle Ages, especially during the 8th, 9th, and 10th centuries, there were constant ... h, 9th, and 10th centuries, there were constant raids in England and all throughout Europe by these pirates, and "during the 9th century these raids became increasingly large-scale" (Millett 1). Natur ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Movie Review of Shakespeare in Love

y. Will Shakespeare;a young playwright has been struggling with his latest work "Romeo and Ethel thePirate's Daughter ". Not only has he fallen behind with an approaching deadline, but alsohe has yet ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Pirates Of the Caribbean movie review

These are not the kind of pirates we've been hearing so much about in the news lately. These high seas hackers have never hear ... heard of Napster (however, rumor has it that Johnny Depp did draw upon musical inspiration for his pirate persona, Captain Jack Sparrow).It has been a long time since there's been a major pirate moti ... the last semi-decent movie in the genre, Hook, hit the big screen. But even that was not entirely a pirate movie. Adventure on the high seas has run the gamut lately from The Perfect Storm to the Sinb ...

(3 pages) 74 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Legend of Samuel Bellamy

There isn't a lot of information on this particular wreck.Samuel Bellamy was one of the most famous pirates that ever sailed the seven seas. Although perhaps not as well known as Captain Kidd or Black ... ey saw the colors he sailed under. But when Captain Bellamy first took to the seas, it was not as a pirate, but a treasure hunter.In January of 1716, he left Canterbury, England, acquired a ship and c ...

(3 pages) 104 4 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tribute Article: Johnny Depp (About why Mr. Depp is successful and how he inspires people.)

Scissorhands, Sam (of Benny and Joon) and one of his more recent characters, Jack Sparrow, a brave pirate with an audacious life. Quite often, we forget what actors really are. They are a type of art ...

(2 pages) 47 3 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

China, the US and Taiwan Of Copyrights and Human Rights

deadline. In the end, the two sides came to an accord, and China reportedly agreed to clamp down on pirate manufacturers of CDs and to start abiding by international copyright agreements. The accord h ...

(3 pages) 43 0 2.1 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Female pirates in the Caribbean: role status and Contribution.

the Caribbean was a tough life that was only for certain men. Yes, that's right, for men. Life as a pirate was very dangerous because of serious injury and even death. Pirates would frequently attack ... an enemy vessel by boarding the ship, robbing the goods, and quickly leaving. In most attacks, the pirates would be outnumbered causing a bloody attack (American 119). This is why the captain of thei ...

(11 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson: A short review

slow at the beginning of the story when Jim is running the shop when his father was ill. Then a old pirate named Bill shows up. Later he dies but a map is found that leads to an island called, yep you ... and almost all the sailors try to over through the ship. The loyal sailors escape and fight off the pirates. Many pirates are killed and finally the ship is retaken then the loyal sailors get spit up ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Pankration": Nicasylus changes dramatically Throughout the Novel.

do his every command. When the plague strikes Nicasylus is sent away on a boat which is attacked by pirates. The pirates held Nicasylus captive and he had his freedom taken away from him ‘It was ... bed fiercely at his body, while the crew stood about, staring and laughing rudely’. Cadmus the Pirate sold Nicasylus as a slave and he was faced with adversity when he had to undertake tasks as a ...

(2 pages) 5176 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


he newest of which is William, the head servant, who just so happens to be the former employee of a pirate. Come to find out the pirate, also know as the Frenchmen, had been sleeping in the very bed i ... e two become more acquainted with each other the plot thickens. Both Lady St. Columb and the pirate make a bet, which is as follows, that if Dona could stay on the boat for the full length of a ...

(5 pages) 481 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Controlling Fate

which they wanted to live in. while the adults were using the Bible to civilize Huck, Tom was using pirate and robber books to direct their fate in. This did not work for Huck because he is too practi ...

(3 pages) 1168 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Only the heart

ucation camp. They were running out of food and fresh water when their first serious hardship came. Pirates found their boat sailing toward Malaysia and boarded it. The main leader Pirate wanted to ta ... any mother would have done that. Well, Mai ends up killing herself because she has no hope with the Pirates. Phuong went through this stage of denial, she took to caring her mother shirt around and sh ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Digital millennium Copyright Act

egrade with time, and produce flawless copies every time. In the beginning it was very hard to find pirated material on the internet. If a website was found to contain copyrighted material, and did no ... t notification. If the site did not comply they would be shut down. They were not able to shut down pirate sites that were located out of countries in which the companies operated and held copyrights ...

(8 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Tortilla Flat

f the above listed characteristics. Do these characters truly fulfill the characteristics?Leave the pirate to all the work ethic. The pirate shows much work ethic because he is always hauling wheel- b ... eel- barrows full of stuff. He is always willing to work for pay, or for food for all his dogs. The pirate also tries finding treasure. I personally believe that the pirate takes the cake with all his ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A review of Under The Black Flag

by a government during wartime to attack and capture enemy vessels." The difference between being a pirate and being a privateer is that when you are a pirate you are carrying out this naval warfare w ... privateering, and it is not always based upon a "Letter of Marque." Privateers and rulers, just as pirates, have motives for their actions. What are these motives is what most interests historians to ...

(5 pages) 1009 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Story of a Childhood Memory - 'My Desert Island Adventure'

the most exciting thing in the world – but back then it was, when I would imagine myself as a pirate sailing off and discovering treasures. But my real life adventure that happened in that littl ... re. I was young and had never experienced anything as exciting as this! I pictured my dad and me as pirates sailing off into the sunset, capturing mermaids and burying treasures on tiny sandy islands ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories