Essays Tagged: "Scottish Highlands"

"Each Man's Son" and "No Great Mischief" Characters Obsession.

exander's mind and a source of great motivation are his ancestral clan men who were exiled from the Scottish Highlands only to find that Canada was an even harder place to make a living than Scotland ...

(6 pages) 67 1 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mischief Revealed A Novel Study on Alistair MacLeod's No Great Mischief By Alison Friedt

y, dating back to 1779 when his great-great-great grandfather Calum moved his large family from the Scottish Highlands to settle in Cape Breton. There he became known, in Gaelic, as the 'Calum Ruadh', ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who made the biggest contribution to road building? -Wade - Metcalf - Macadam - Telford

ade (1673-1748) only began building roads aged 54 after investigating how serious the threat of the Scottish rebellion was. He reported back that the road conditions would make the journey difficult f ... road conditions would make the journey difficult for troops and decided to help build roads in the Scottish highlands.General Wade's roads were approximately five metres wide, however in some places; ...

(4 pages) 24 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"No Great Mischief" by Alistair McLeod: Canadian Literature and Criticism

nder, which are taken from past generations (of mostly men) dating back to the late 1700's from the Scottish Highlands where his great, great, great grandfather, Calum Ruadh, originally came from. The ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American