Essays Tagged: "present day"

Ceramic Glazing

o basis in scientific knowledge or theory, but their results were in no way inferior to the best of present-day glazes.The Egyptians, who undoubtedly made the first glazed ware, used the soda compound ... on, and manganese; and some of their ceramics, notably the large architectural tiles and reliefs, represent a very high development in glaze making. The knowledge of lead glazes spread to China, and s ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The life of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Astronomer.

he people who had endeavored to solve it was Nicolaus Copernicus. Copernicus was born in the present day town of Torun, Poland in February of 1473. While still a young boy, Copernicus was put i ... he people who had endeavored to solve it was Nicolaus Copernicus. Copernicus was born in the present day town of Torun, Poland in February of 1473. While still a young boy, Copernicus was put i ...

(5 pages) 126 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Darwinism - The Theory That Shook The World

ked the world by provingthe world older than previously thought and creatures notimmutable. In this present day these theories are as commonbelief as a simple mathematical equation such as two plus tw ... ch each beinghas its own rung on a ladder which was permanent (Campbell p422). Also, there were the present religious views that had tobe dealt with as well as the ancient ideals. At that time manybel ...

(7 pages) 200 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Greek Literature

y, Greek writers created masterpieces that have inspired, influenced, and challenged readers to the present day.To suggest that all Western literature is no more than a footnote to the writings of cla ... European language; but it is far older. Its history can be followed from the 14th century BC to the present. Its literature, therefore, covers a longer period of time than that of any other Indo-Europ ...

(17 pages) 569 2 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

es, having earned a reputation of a prolific, original and skilful poet, which he maintained to the present day.Ted Hughes was born in 1930 in Yorkshire into a family of a carpenter. After graduating ... hing, nothingness, brutal will..." and his vision of future seems to be no more optimistic than the present and past (4:67).Bibliography1. Thom Gunn and Ted Hughes Selected Poems.London: Farber and Fa ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Corporal Punishment is physical abuse

ere criticism. Many people believe it is a barbaric relic of a bygone age, completely opposite with present day humanitarian ethics.With a rising crime rate many are favouring the reinstitution of phy ...

(3 pages) 227 1 4.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Israel and Paletine

ple in Israel today are unsure about preceding with peace negotiations or standing firm in stopping present day terrorist activities. Protests, shouting matches, and violent disputes between Israelis ... and being fought over was sacred to both sides.For Jews, the establishment of the state of Israel represented a return to their biblical homeland after 2,000 years of exile and persecution, and the ne ...

(14 pages) 1795 31 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Shakespeare on the Scene

e's Romeo and Juliet.' The updated Luhrmannpicture best captures the essence of Shakespeare for the present-day viewer. Through theingenious use of modernization and location, while preserving Shakesp ... November alone due to its clever alterations. As well as updating Shakespeare's play to the present decade through props, BazLuhrmann's film is more enjoyable because of the vibrant settings. ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.4 Dec/1996

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

A time of prosperous change

ed to stay home and do nothing but take care of the children. Authors were rarely women .Now in the present day a women is thought of as having a mind of her own. She is thought of as a independent, a ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Time's Oldest Debate.

rent, containing more carbon and nitrogen gases than oxygen. The former atmosphere is where much of present day organic molecules such as proteins, lipids, and enzymes were created in abundance. By ch ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


movie begins with the actual death of Joe's father in 1969. After the tragedy, time is moved on to present day and into the field where Joe is with a group of scientist's called the Chaser's.Joe is p ...

(4 pages) 49 1 3.2 Jan/1996

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

Duke ellington

don't realize all of the changes that music had to go through between that period of music and the present day. One such musician stands alone at the top as one of the movers and innovators of the 20 ...

(7 pages) 147 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

1984 by George Orwell

In many ways 1984 by George Orwell, was ahead of its time---ironically, it parallels present day society in the U.S. in many ways. Yet at the same time,the novel falls short---certain p ... l falls short---certain prophecies have yet to come true.The story 1984 predicted many truths about present day society,truths such as illegal prostitution, brainwashing, and personal identification w ... tions expressed in the book that have come true today. In the story, prostitution wasillegal and in present day society it is very much illegal. Within the novel, duringnewspeak, thought criminals spo ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Understanding the misunderstood, art From Different Cultures

the most frequently misjudged and stereotyped aspects From the prehistoric times of the cave man to present day, art has depicted religious scenes native to a specific culture. This is where most of t ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Virtues of my life

ut is definitely something to attempt. Personally, there are many distractions and obstructions the present day provides, creating a difficulty of direction in my own life. I need to overcome obstacle ... to overcome obstacles such as peer pressure in order to become a confident, successful person. The present day provides impediments which I believe I can overcome by way of morality and virtue. Order ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Shim Gum Do - a Buddhist practice of using martial arts as a form of Zen.

tsBuddhism in practice began around the year 500 B.C. by the Buddha, Siddharta Gautama, a prince of present day Nepal. Gautama abandoned his royal lifestyle in response to all the pain and suffering t ...

(8 pages) 117 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The philosopher, Aristotle

century B.C. in ancient Greece. The culture of the Greeks during this timediffers greatly from our present day life and times. Aristotle came into contact with many greatmen of history, from Plato hi ...

(4 pages) 223 0 3.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Work Stress, Effects of work stress on mental and physical health

orking in a rapidly growing economy. During the nineties, beginning from the recession of 1992 till present day, employees are stressed by their own job insecurities in the face of massive downsizing ...

(12 pages) 1136 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Issues involved in the end of the American Frontier

coming to a close. These arguments brought abouta lot of controversy for the time and even for the present day. In "The Significance of theFrontier in American History" written in 1893 by Frederick J ... y." This truly epitomizes the heart of his case. How thefrontier has ended and the impact it had on present-day America; how it shaped our wayof life for today. Every one of the issues discussed in th ...

(6 pages) 143 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

First generation of computers

amming in machine code.Computers at that time where mammoth machines that did not have thepower our present day desktop microcomputers.In 1950, the first real-time, interactive computer was completed ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science