Essays Tagged: "Rebellion"

Aristotle vs. Darwin

eppe Montalenti, an Italian geneticist and philosopher of biology, wrote that Darwin's ideas were a rebellion against thought in the Aristotelian-scholastic way (Ayala, 4). In order to understand how ...

(9 pages) 444 6 4.6 Jun/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Revolution and spread by Napoleon helped spawn a revolutionaryspirit across Europe. This spirit of rebellion also infected artists of the period. Paintersbegan to challenge the philosophy and the aes ...

(6 pages) 279 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The Effects of the Speeches of Brutus and Anthony

s death. He delivered a speech that convinced the Romans that the murder was unjust, invoking their rebellion. Brutus, head of the conspiracy, also gave a good speech, but the Romans didn't react to i ...

(1 pages) 64 1 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Emancipation Proclamation

ican Civil War, declaring all 'slaves within any State, or designated part of a State... then... in rebellion,... shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.' The states affected were enumerated i ... ntion of promulgating another proclamathion in 100 days, freeing the slaves in the states deemed in rebellion at that time. On January 1, 1863 he issued the Emancipation proclamation, conferring liber ...

(1 pages) 96 0 4.4 Jan/1997

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

Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

Romeo and Juliet VocabularyWord Definition/Part of Speech Location Context1. mutiny- n. open to rebellion 735/I,i,3: '...from ancient grudge ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯& ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.3 Jan/1997

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

Orwell's use of symbolism in 1984

s provide a direct connection to this theme. Another theme apparent in 1984 is that of intellectual rebellion and the desire to diverge against a higher authority. Orwell, through Winston's journal an ... d by Big Brother, manages to somewhat diverge. Moreover, Orwell portrays the themes of intellectual rebellion and ultimate control through the use of many unique symbols. The paperweight, the Proles a ...

(4 pages) 153 2 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book review , "Animal farm" by George Orwell

oken while Napoleon was very secretive and did not talk much. Napoleon and Snowball prepare for the Rebellion in a very similar manner, and have many goals alike. Old Major's vision was important to b ... oth Napoleon and Snowball and develop his ideas into a plan. The society was to be set-up after the Rebellion. Napoleon's plan benefits himself while Snowball's are benefiting to all the animals.After ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Social Construction of Reality: Animal Farm by George Orwell How does this book demonstrate the social construction of reality?

he has outlined, through animals living on a farm, playing respective roles, a critique of Stalin's rebellion towards communism. The end result, after the trial and error sessions of democracy and equ ...

(7 pages) 126 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

New found chapter to Huckelberry Finn

The assignment was to write another chapter to the novel. -Huck's RebellionXLIII watched as Aunt Sally entered the courthouse to fill out my adoption papers ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Appearence Vs. Reality of modern music affect on Teenagers

it, non quite as strong of a force than the effect of music, it is the teens outlet to expression, rebellion and popularity all of which are very important to the average teenager, but often in cases ... asically the way the majority of society has been raised to live their lives. They are the ultimate rebellion, every thing that we have been taught to hate that is what they are. Their lead singer 'Th ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

A Comparative Study of the Protagonists in Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and Hamlet by Shakespeare

y tragedy describing the downfall of a rigidly administered ward in a mental institution led by the rebellion of a new admission. The work I have chosen to compare this novel to is the classic play by ...

(9 pages) 112 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Billy Budd, by Herman Melville. Was Captain Vere Right?

feels that they can get away with what ever they want then thereis a chance that they might form a rebellion and have a mutiny. A mutiny would destroythe stability and good name of the ship and the c ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Orwell's portrayal of the cold war in his book "Animal Farm"

s many of his ideas about men and politics.Major, an elderly pig, is the one who plants the seed of rebellion in the minds of the other animals by sharing with them a song which he had learned as a yo ... es the Soviet Union leader, Vladimir Ilich Lennin. Lennin too had caused his comrades to rise up in rebellion against the Czarist form of government in the hope of creating a country where everyone wo ...

(3 pages) 47 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oppression. Many symbolic similarities in "Master Harold...and the boys and the boys" by Athol Fugard, and "Like Water for Chocolate" by Laura Esquivel

her till death, and being unable to decide her own destiny.However in both cases there are signs of rebellion, and protestation, even though bothnovels do not end the same end the same, both Sam and T ... ter.Hally- Think you stand a chance' (Athol Fugard, Master Harold and the boys 9).Sam shows sign of rebellion against Hally. He is tired of being picked on and spokendown to just because of the color ...

(5 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emancipation led to increased inequality.

actually decreased racial equality.'Aye, the very fact that the Negro has been used to defeat this rebellion and strike down the standards of the Confederacy will be a stimulus to all their hatred, t ...

(3 pages) 97 1 3.9 Jan/1996

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

Bacon's Rebellion, the most important event in the establishment of democracy in colonial America.

ice administered to all men,' as stated by, Nathaniel Bacon. 1 In 1676 an uprising known as Bacon's Rebellion occurred in Virginia. The immediate cause of this revolt was the dissension between the pl ... ed his governor, and appointed a commission to determine the causes of the dissatisfaction. Bacon's Rebellion is considered to be the most important event in the establishment of democracy in colonial ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Shay's Rebellion and the Modern Militia

ylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788Throughout history the citizen making up militias and anti-government rebellions have all possessed similar characteristics. Though separated by many decades and wars Sha ... similar characteristics. Though separated by many decades and wars Shay's Rebellion and the Whisky Rebellion of the late 18th century hold similar ties with the unarmed militias of the 1990's. The ba ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Emancipation proclamation

he Civil War. It declared freedom for all slaves in the areas of the Confederacy that were still in rebellion against the Union. The Proclamation also provided for the use of blacks in the Union army ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.2 Nov/1996

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

Origin of the American Revolution (1759-1766)

w of an effort to discover why the principal British colonies in North America were on the point of rebellion in 1765-1766, ten years before the outbreak of the American Revolution. The author, Bernha ... to protect the colonial frontiers from the ravages of the western Indians in an uprising (Pontiac's Rebellion) attributable largely to blunders of the British Commander-in-Chief in North America, Gene ...

(8 pages) 163 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Causes of the American Revolution

ck down and impose their power on the colonies, the announcement did not come across well. In fact, rebellion was unavoidable, it was only a matter of time.Parliament tried to establish power in the N ... s except to obey the laws. The colonists wanted to forget the past and move on, they believed their rebellion had made Britain realize importance to the empire. Time went on and the colonists began to ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars