Essays Tagged: "Sensation"

The elements of design - line, colour, tone, shape, space etc.

mbinations of line can be used to represent structure and movement.- Line can be used to create the sensation of movement.- The artist can communicate feelings by using line expressively. Different li ...

(5 pages) 318 0 4.1 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Fire Ants

ingly atop a fire ant mound know that the insects are aptly named. When the ants sting it creates a sensation similar to scorching caused by a hot needle touching the skin momentarily (1. Tschinkel 47 ... itching, which may persist for ten days. Initially the sting results in a localized intense burning sensation (hence the name 'fire' ant). This is followed within 14-18 hours by the formation of a whi ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Concerns With Locke's Theory

th Locke's argument.Locke's theory begins by stating that all ideas are the result of experience of sensations. In book two Locke states this theory:All ideas come from sensation or reflection. Let us ... s by stating that he agrees with Locke's theory that all humans know is derived from experience and sensations.This point then is agreed between us, that sensible things are those only which are immed ...

(4 pages) 236 2 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Use of Setting in Tim O'Brien's 'The Story of the Song Tra Bong'

fluence and literary freedom that Rat flexes upon the truth. 'For Rat Kiley... facts were formed by sensation, not the other way around.' (101) The story occurs in two separate but equally chaotic pla ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Locke on soverinty

onse. Man seeks to achieve a single goal-the satisfaction of human appetite. Appetite arises out of sensation as the external world presses upon human sense organs. The sights, smells, touches, and so ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is about pellagra, a disease that was common in the southeastern states ranging from around the early 1900s until the end of WWII and the many scientists who worked to find the cure.

ymmetrical on both sides of the body. Other symptoms of pellagra are reddened tongue and a scalding sensation in the mouth. This disease eventually causes weakness, nervousness, indigestion, and in ad ...

(14 pages) 83 2 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The following essay stresses the importance of teaching literary theory to students in the secondary schools, allowing them to see the world from multiple perspectives.

hout the room. Nearly sleeping now from the teacher's prolix exegeses, he was startled awake by the sensation of a fly crawling on his arm. Fast as lightning he clasped the fly in his hand before it c ...

(5 pages) 263 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

My Passion of Reading: From Birth to Death

indicating that it was time to get up. As my mother called for me, I remember, I had this sinking sensation in my stomach and I knew then that this day would change my life forever, for today I was ...

(3 pages) 72 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Content Analysis on Locke's An Essay on Concerning Human Understanding

While deeming external experience - sensation, as replica of reality and phenomenal images, many empiricists were unaware the consequenc ... metaphysics that is absolute and complete. On the other hand, for Locke, he assessed that external sensation are just merely subjective presentation. He presented his theory of knowledge in which sub ... categorized into two types: external and internal. For external experience, which he referred it to sensation, gives us representations of presumed external entities, such as sound, color, extension, ...

(8 pages) 237 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Keat's ode to a nightingale

y listening to the nightingale sind and he wants to abandon himself to a half-sleeping, half-waking sensation.The words used in this stanza have an underlying meaning. For example, when Keats says tha ...

(5 pages) 186 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Biography of Thomas Hardy

ere he played it locally, getting in small plays and short musicals for only short change (plus the sensation of people enjoying what he did). He had joined Julia Martin's school in Bockhampton, which ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

I was required to write about a personal experience. Mine was a rutine surgery that ended up being a major operation.

One morning I woke up. I couldn't move. I could not feel anything. My head hurt. That was the only sensation I felt, until... I tried to move. The pain! It was beyond namable. The pain started in my ...

(4 pages) 98 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Ode to an Orange" by Larry Woiwode.

y another fruit. The smell produced when we squeeze it, and its spherical orange shape gives us the sensation of being there. This essay made me think about the different ways we look at an orange. Mo ...

(1 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What is the role of perception in the various Areas of Knowledge?

Perception is the process by which organisms interpret and organize sensation to produce a meaningful experience of the world. Sensation usually refers to the immediate ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The uncanny, by Freud.

The uncanny is the subject of aesthetics because it has to do with a certain kind of feeling or sensation with emotional impulses. But in general aesthetics has neglected to study the uncanny, pre ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Paradise - A Descriptive Narrative Of a Painting Brought To Life.

ective is much more open to analysis by the artist. The artist has the ability to capture much more sensation, understanding, and significance in an event and apply this passionate ambition to his or ...

(4 pages) 85 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


al door knob reveals our 10X12 semester resort. The sun coming through the window creates a glowing sensation surrounding the simple white box nestled between two wooden desks. Easily mistaken as an e ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Mind, the Final Frontier is a critical thinking paper,The brain is like an extensive intricate sponge through nuclei within its path, absorbing every crumb within its path.

mpassed like a museum waiting to show the world what is on display. Just use the appropriate key or sensation to unlock the beauty of the mammoth unknown, awaiting with a view to be challenged and Con ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The sense of being stared at

90) showed that 70 and 97% respectively of the population of Europe and North America have had this sensation (Sheldrake, 1998).Even though many people seem to have had this sensation, not very much r ...

(3 pages) 38 1 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Cause of Teen Alcoholism in the World Today.

wimp in front of the cute stranger. You take the drink, and down it, noticing the strange tickling sensation down your stomach. "That wasn't so bad," you think to yourself and cheerfully accept anoth ...

(5 pages) 161 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays