Essays Tagged: "rigidity"

Huntingsons diease

untington' located on chromosome 4. The classic signs of Huntington disease are progressive chorea, rigidity, and dementia, frequently associated with seizures. Studies & Research Studies were don ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

or deacon; this is where Silas suffers from an epileptic fit, '...he had fallen...into a mysterious rigidity and suspension of consciousness.' Silas lives in a time where catalepsy, or epilepsy, as we ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Stem Cell Research: Moral or Immoral.

65 years of age. PD is caused by the loss of the dopamine producing neurons which leads to tremors, rigidity, and hypokinesia. It is thought that PD may be the first disease to be amendable to treatme ...

(2 pages) 116 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Utilitariansim and Dickens' Hard Times What is utilitarianism and who embodies it in this novel? What other aspects of English society is Dickens criticizing?

le or the ornamental..." However, Dickens did not find this harmony to be a possible outcome of the rigidity of logic, but found the imagination to be a more fertile ground for producing happiness.Dic ...

(4 pages) 74 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Talks about Antigone and Creon's relationshipwith each other

In the play Antigone, Sophocles demonstrates that rigidity of one's own convictions can create terrible outcomes. Creon and Antigone represent a confl ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dulce et decorum est

of works in a definitive form, the sonnet.And there I was, stuck. I had no patience for formula and rigidity, as I saw it. I knew what expression was, and I would be damned if some academician (i.e. m ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Family Dysfunction truth or fiction

unctional families are the kind who run away, or hide their problems, which is called the height of rigidity.During these times of crisis and hurt the family is ignoring the problem so badly that they ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Current Treatment Strategies for Parkinson's Disease; Are the costs to the community of developing new treatment strategies justified?

. The disease is progressive and debilitating and is outwardly manifested in tremors, stiffness and rigidity, bradykinesia and postural instability. The disease affects everyone differently, that is, ... be manipulated to improve the symptoms of the disease and side effects of medication, and can help rigidity, improve tremor, bradykinesia and speed of movement. Similar stimulation of the pars intern ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Structured or Flexible education environment?

ew.Giving students freedom to learn things the way they want to enhances spontaneity as against the rigidity of a structured environment. When you are learning what you like, then you would try and ex ... among them. Then, as a way to express their protest, the students may either drop-out owing to the rigidity of the schedule or they may fare poorly in their courses. A flexible environment, on the ot ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Gene Therapy

Gene therapy shows promise for Parkinson'sSevere tremors, rigidity of the limbs and loss of muscle control characterize Parkinson's disease, strikes as many a ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Curse of Puritanism Exhibited in "The Scarlet Letter"

town. The law and order of the town and the lawlessness and wilderness of the forest resembles the rigidity of Puritan society. The town is most of the events that are acceptable to Puritan society h ... ter words to set the tone of the story, which depicts the culture of Puritanism. Hawthorne uses the rigidity of Puritan society for the setting of the novel. Finally, the characters of the novel conve ...

(2 pages) 15 0 2.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Aphra Behn

there was a sudden breaking away from old standards, in the same way as society broke away from the rigidity of Puritanism. The early restoration writers sought to paint, as it were, realistic images ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bettelheim's Caribbean Espiritismo Altars

in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Martinique) in the late 1800’s as a reply to the rigidity of the Catholic Church, which in the Ten Years War (1868-78) favored Spain rather than the ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

The Soul selects her own Society

r people are willing to go to remain secluded from society. Dickinson puts a lot of emphasis on the rigidity of the "Gate" by stating that it is hard "Like Stone" and unbreakable.Dickinson's uses expl ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Children And Play In the first

ould jump from one object to another without care, and play activities are completely devoid of the rigidity previously described.Finally, when children explore their entire attention is drawn on the ...

(10 pages) 64 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

ballad form in the rime of the ancient mariner

iddled with guilt and terror. One may feel the poem is limited by the ballad form due to its rigidity and structure, four line stanzas, regular rhythm and rhyme scheme give it a certain order. ...

(5 pages) 13 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


y of the collective. Leaders turn enmeshed and complex relationships into a resource and assign the rigidity and slow-motion speed of organizational charts, policies, and procedures to secondary statu ...

(8 pages) 44 1 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Brain Response of Behavior

n of the Substantia Nigra causes Parkinson's Disease, a movement disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity of the limbs, poor balance, and difficulty in initiating movement. The cell bodies of the n ...

(4 pages) 66 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers