Essays Tagged: "predecessors"

Story-Telling using 'The Woman Warrior' by Maxine Hong Kingston

es by allowing those with enough attentiveness and intelligence to learn from the mistakes of their predecessors. The Chinese culture, like many others world wide, base their beliefs largely on storie ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nation of Islam

he Black man is god.Outsiders have done little in-depth research to trace the NOI's doctrinalpredecessors. The NOI itself has denied its connections with previousmovements, specifically the ...

(20 pages) 333 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Concept of Sin (King Lear)

ce. Elizabethan writers like Shakespeare had inherited a body of opinion from the writings of their predecessors. This caused them to consider the notion of divine judgement i.e. the fact that God ine ...

(1 pages) 91 2 3.8 Mar/2002

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

about clinging to traditions in "A Moment before The Gun Went off" and "The Lottery,"

ber why the traditions were set up in thefist place. They follow the traditions simplybecause their predecessors followed the traditions.Another similarity between the communities in bothstories is, e ...

(3 pages) 120 2 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on Aristotle

- -In his Physics, Aristotle examines the theories and ideas regarding nature of his predecessors and then, based upon his own ideas, theories and experiments, argues against what he be ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Origins of the Computer

erity resulted. Europe andthe Mediterranean bloomed with trading cities ten times the size of their predecessors with publicamenities previously unheard of courts, theaters, circuses, and public baths ...

(4 pages) 59 0 2.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Roman Architecture

erity resulted. Europe andthe Mediterranean bloomed with trading cities ten times the size of their predecessors with publicamenities previously unheard of courts, theaters, circuses, and public baths ...

(4 pages) 222 0 2.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Louis XIV and Henry III Lived very simmilar lives. What were the main differences in their lives and what caused their kingdoms to be so different?

very young age, at a desperate time for their countries. They were needed to fix the problems their predecessors had so foolishly created. Being put under similar circumstances, their kingdoms were ru ... became rulers at very young ages. They had to deal with a devastating civil war, neglected by their predecessors "The people of England, who had been despoiled and torn by civil war" (Pg. 7) "The Fron ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The 1982 Patriation of the Canadian Constitution: Canada Attains Complete National Sovereignty

ges. In 1981, Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau decided it was time to act upon the ideas of his predecessors; thus, work started on the creation of a new Canadian constitution.Less than a month af ...

(1 pages) 81 1 2.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Expressionism Expressionism was one of the main movements in the later 19th and 20th centuries. No other artistic style has had as much an impact on 20th century art as expressionism has.

ridge), which emerged in Germany early in the 20th century.The artists found inspiration from their predecessors like Van Gogh, Ensor, Munch, Goya, El Greco and Mathias Grunewald and as far back as pr ...

(4 pages) 233 0 2.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Biology Test on Discrete Particle of Inheritance Model

s for traits of the offspring. Some genes were dominant and some were recessive. The genes from the predecessors would associate to form traits.Example:R=round(Dominant) r=wrinkled(Recessive)If we com ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What was the cause of the Russian Revolution that lead to the downfall of the czarist regime in Russia?

had more rights and power. Nicholas II made revolutionaries angrier by being a worse ruler than his predecessors were. Many people, in fact, were quite happy being ruled by czars such as Ivan III or A ...

(7 pages) 138 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'fiend-like queen'. How true is this description of Lady Macbeth and what does Lady Macbeth add to Shakespeare's play?

s were reversed for the play so that James I would not be offended by Shakespeare writing about his predecessors by bad kings. The character of Macbeth was a real king and was considered a great king. ...

(12 pages) 90 0 3.6 Dec/2002

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

Christopher Marlow's life and work

Christopher Marlowe has been identified as the most important of Shakesphere's predecessors. "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" remains the most celebrated and most often an ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

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.

n 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 freedom? How did we throw off the y ...

(7 pages) 205 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

2017 a short story about the end of the world. Heavily symbolic.

2017Prologue:The year is 2017. World War V ended six years ago. It wasn't much different from its predecessors. Men killed men without really knowing why. What started out as a conquest to rid the w ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.0 Mar/2003

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

Evolution of Homo Erectus. Details physical and social evolution from Aegygptopithecus to the appearance of Homo Erectus. Improve: Mixed up "hominoid" and "hominid" a bit.

time of the Old World anthropoid Aegygptopithecus, and the appearance of Homo Erectus, our primate predecessors went through a world of change. The fossil, climatic, and archaeological evidence avail ...

(7 pages) 192 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Beliefs of the ancient egyptians.

e question is, where to start, and how do we understand the clues that have been left for us by our predecessors.It is crucial to understand that in order to know how previous civilizations existed, w ...

(11 pages) 137 0 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Hippie era, in the 60-70's.

rough out history the world has seen some generations that have made an impact more than all of its predecessors. The decade from 1960 to 1970 was definitely one of those eras. The people didn't follo ...

(7 pages) 101 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gary Soto's "The Pie"

the society's values and chooses his own path, whether it be right or wrong. Much like his literary predecessors, Gary Soto deals with his own confrontation with the inner conscience after committing ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American