Essays Tagged: "Pluto"

Essay on "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allen Poe.

estruction. He wasted hours at the local pubs. Alcoholism drives him to stab an eye out of his cat, Pluto by saying, "My disease grew upon me-for what disease is like alcohol! -And at length even Plut ... lcohol! -And at length even Pluto, who was now becoming old, and consequently somewhat peevish-even Pluto began to experience the effects of my ill temper." (39). It was alcoholism that ended up forci ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat by Poe. A Comparison between the movie and the book

. He was often physically abusive to his wife. One night theman came home very drunk and violent so Pluto(the black cat) scratched him out of fear.then the man lost his temper and cut out the cat's ey ... e of shame for his former deed. The next day the mannoticed that the cat was missing an eye just as Pluto. His wife pointed out that the whitespot on its chest resembled the Gallows! The cat made the ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Our Dynamic Solar System" the origin of the solar system, laws governing the solar system, the sun, the planets and the other bodies that are included.

r solar system consists of the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The outer solar system contains Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter. "The largest part of the mass of our solar system (other ... tion for most of the planets is nearly perpendicular to the ecliptic. The exceptions are Uranus and Pluto, which are tipped on their sides.Five billion years ago a cloud of hot swirling dust and hydro ...

(13 pages) 283 1 4.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"The Black Cat" by Edgar Alan Poe.

ward animals. She brought many animals into their home including a large, black cat that they named Pluto. The narrator formed an especially strong bond with Pluto, who became his constant companion.B ... Under the influence of alcohol, he became physically abusive to both his wife and their pets. Even Pluto began to avoid his master. This irritated the narrator. One night after a lot of drinking, he ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Murder? [short mystery]

it there this year; she couldn't risk being seen again with it, not after how the policemen and Mr. Pluto, the demon-possessed and ever so standoffish man next door, had questioned her last year. It w ... it. I mean, don't you wonder why the neighbors try to stop you? They think you're a loony toon. Mr. Pluto thinks you're murdering the kids. If you don't start behavior normally, you may get arrested i ...

(4 pages) 45 2 3.7 Mar/2004

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

MERCURY history and statistics (facts)

me planet.Mercury is one third of the Earth's size, and the smallest of the all nine planets except Pluto. Mercury is also the closest planet to the Sun, this would automatically put the thought in yo ... ation but scientists know just about as much about Mercury as they do about the most distant planet Pluto, this is due to it's close location to the sun. All in all it was very interesting to learn al ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Greek Gods

the supreme god, Jupiter.In earlier times Mars was the god of agriculture.Greek counterpart = AriesPluto played an important roll in the roman empire and roman republic. He was the keeper of the dead ... the place of pain and torture as we see it today, it was merely the place that you go when you die. Pluto was important because everyone wanted to be treated fairly when they die, and to the Romans if ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Planet Mercury

appears and disappears from Earth's view.Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system; Pluto is the only planet that is smaller. Earth's diameter is about 7,200, while tiny Mercury has le ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


Neptune is eighth planet in distance from the sun. Neptune's orbits are between those of Uranus and Pluto.Neptune is too far see without the help of some kind of very strong telescopes, and the pla ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

MARS about the life of mars

in our universe. Mars is the one planet that has an atmosphere similar to ours. Mercury, Venus, and Pluto have had all of their atmospheres burned off and Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune all have ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

A comparision of the Black Cat and the Cask of Amontillado

similar in some ways. Both include a lot of symbolism. In the Black Cat, the narrator calls his cat Pluto, to symbolize death and the underworld, and in The Cask of Amontillado, the coat of arms and t ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Art of Astronomy 1) Why do people find it hard to get into astronomy 2) How do you become an astronomer

should be calming and fun. If you find yourself getting wound up over your eyepieces aberrations or Pluto's invisibility, take a deep breath and remember that you're doing this because you enjoy it.

(1 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Biography on the life and achievements of Euclid

he was born in Athens and lived from about 365 to 300 BC. He was educated there by the followers of Pluto.Most of Euclid's work was on geometry. To be more specific, he studied pi, prime numbers, and ...

(3 pages) 43 1 2.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Mercury (Planet)

Mercury is the closest planet to sun and second smallest in solar system (1st is Pluto). The orbit of Mercury is elliptical than those of other planets of solar system. Its mean dis ...

(3 pages) 39 1 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Science Fiction Short Story: Based on "Sunrise on Pluto" by Robert Silverburg.

'Let's go', Leonides says.We swing down and outwards into the cheerless Plutonian dawn. How still it is, an alien sunrise. No birds sing, no insects buzz and drone. We spre ... is, an alien sunrise. No birds sing, no insects buzz and drone. We spread out across the surface of Pluto, moving easily, all but floating, our backs to the rising sun, looking out on a harsh and sile ... e said with a restrained look of pleasure spreading gradually across his face. 'Our mission here on Pluto may nearly be complete.'As I heard him declare this, I wondered to my self if it was really wo ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Perverseness in the "The Black Cat"

e." In a drunken stupor he took a pen knife from his jacket pocket and intentionally cut out one of Pluto's, a cat, eyes from the socket. Perverseness provides the rationale for otherwise what would h ...

(1 pages) 3870 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Creative writing - If there was a chocolate ban in the future.

that plummeted any chance of coming back together as a whole world community. On the 5th day, when Pluto aligned with Jupiter, he announced that chocolate was a harmful substance that would be banned ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Planet X: The Unknown Void

vitational force tugging at our outer planets thus altering their orbits slightly. During the 1930s Pluto was discovered, but it was quickly ruled out as the cause due to its small size. The atypical ... hundred Earth distances from the Sun (approx 158,607.8 km) and has a reflective surface superior to Pluto. Since astronomers know that UB131 is not completely reflective, the planet itself may be much ...

(1 pages) 23 0 2.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Roman Gods

eon, or all the Roman gods, was the name Romans gave to the entire group of gods.Hades, also called Pluto, was the god of the dead. When people would die, they would go to the underworld. Cyclopes mad ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


157; to show the way his character symbol that was obivous to me was the name of his cat "pluto" .hades had a cat named "pluto". this represented evilness towards his cat. pluto ... cat named "pluto". this represented evilness towards his cat. pluto is also like the planet "pluto" which is the weirdest ,coldest and ugliest planet, this planet has no light shining on ...

(3 pages) 726 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers