Essays Tagged: "skull"

A comparison of two different still lifes, in two periods. "Handsome Drinks" By Marsden Hartley and "Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill" By Pieter Claesz

paintings I am reporting about are Handsome Drinks, By Marsden Hartley (1916) and Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill, By Pieter Claesz (1597/98-1660).Marsden Hartley, Handsome Drinks (1916):T ... tley painted this after he came back from an anti Semitist Germany.Pieter Claesz, Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill (1597/98-1660):Here a skull, an overturned glass with it's fleeting reflec ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Lucid Dreaming

ence what will be dreamt. A normal dream is much like passively watching a movie take place in your skull. In a lucid dream, the dreamer is the writer, director, and star of the movie. Lucid dreams ar ...

(8 pages) 203 1 3.7 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Medicine During Shakespeare

what worked.They to cure people from 'evil' or the devil, people would literally openup a person's skull and then massage the brain.Wizards (alchemist) would mix potions, trying to find eternal life ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/1996

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

Hemispheric asymmetry of the cerebral cortex

mans. This is evident from the human remains that we find with incisions and piece's missing of the skull. Whether or not these primitive surgeries were successful is unknown. The earliest way for man ...

(7 pages) 158 1 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


r when he was young; he got madand hit his sister Maja in the head with a garden hoe andcracked her skull. When he was in school, his teachers thoughthe was mentally retarded because he ignored whatev ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Down Syndrome by Ali Oterrab, describes the definition of down syndrome, the causes and the symptoms.

is disorder results in mild to severe learning disabilities and physical symptoms including a small skull, extra folds of skin under the eyes, and a flattened nose bridge. The condition was formerly k ...

(3 pages) 151 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

DOPAMINE NB:sorry for the previous esssay it was sent by mistake i didn't mean to send two same essays

our brain, once there they let loose of a kind of 'neurological chain reaction ricochets around the skull and rearranges the interior reality of the mind'. (Time, May 26, 1997 pp: 43)It is known that ...

(13 pages) 178 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Readiness Is All" - Hamlet (graveyard scene)

ne continues, hamlet's mood is in wonder and pity. He notes that the gravedigger striking a women's skull and comments, " here's a fine revolution." When Hamlet arrives on the scene he is shocked by t ... up as a "quintessence of dust."The mood changes dramatically as Hamlet is confronted with Yorick's skull , his childhood friend. Suddenly Hamlets takes an interest in the dead that was not present wi ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Reflection Questions about the novel "My Brother Sam is Dead"

Sam hasn't. He has seen a lot of things like 'a dear friend lying in the grass with the top of his skull off and his brains sliding out of them like wet oats' (p21) which Sam hasn't. He is telling hi ...

(7 pages) 53 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The chemistry of shampoo.

l the difference between a good shampoo and a bad one. The main point of shampoo is to cleanse your skull of residue that is picked up either from hair products such as hair spray, gel or moose, as we ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The History of Surgery.

known medical procedure is called trephination. Trephination is the cutting of a hole through one's skull to relive excess pressure. This dates back to as early as the Stone Age, around 3,000 BC. Unea ... at one of Europe's noted archeological digs. The success rate was remarkable, even around 7,000 BC. Skulls have been found from about 8,000 BC with these telltale holes, most of which are exact and sh ...

(10 pages) 115 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


lth care procedures. The spinal column is a series of movable bones, which begin at the base of the skull and end at the center of the hips. Thirty-one pairs of spinal nerves extend down from the brai ...

(10 pages) 96 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Report on the bionic ear and why it is made out of the materials it is made from.

to help hearing impaired and profoundly deaf people. Parts of the bionic ear are implanted into the skull other parts are worn on the out side of the body, the internal par t is called the head set. T ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A critical and in depth analysis of pituitary dwarfism!

ped, reddish-gray organ located in the saddle-shaped depression (sella turcica) in the floor of the skull (the sphenoid bone) and attached to the base of the brain by a stalk . The gland is comprised ...

(11 pages) 69 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Bone Dance" by Martha Brooks.

they dig up, and switches the subject. They blame each other for not stopping after they found the skull. One could say Robert also has guilt. Because of Robert, Lonny met Joe Dakota. Lonny always re ... m when he thinks of his mother's death of the Burial Mound. He thinks of him because of his buffalo skull key ring. Serena is Alex's friend, but argues with her. She too, doesn't care much about the d ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Meet the Oldest Member of the Human Family

nternational team led by French paleontologist Michel Brunet announced the discovery of a humanlike skull that may be up to seven million years old, twice as old as any others found. The previously un ... ies, named Sahelanthropus tchadensis, was found in Chad, in central Africa. The remarkably complete skull was nicknamed "Toumai," which means, "hope of life" in the Goran language. The skull's human-l ...

(1 pages) 31 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Compare/Contrast Essay Labradors and Rottweilers

is almost unaffected by water. (3) Labradors do shed. They have a clean-cut head with a broad back skull, powerful jaws and their ears are medium-sized which hang fairly close to their head and kind ...

(4 pages) 221 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

"The Scientist" by Janet Burroway: Commonality within the Skull

anzas. The poem opens with the male scientist explaining how "There is nothing mysterious about the skull" (ln 1), and the female poet having made an inquiry about the skull. With what would tradition ... a female of an artistic, figurative, background, the poet focuses on wonder and amazement from the skull. Whereas, the male with conventional and literal boundaries, appears to be held back by his ed ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Brain

The brain is the portion of the central nervous system inside the skull. The brain is the control center for movement, sleep, hunger, thirst and all othervital activi ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Face Of War by Salvador Dali

The Face Of War by Salvador DaliThis painting is a skull-like head surrounded by long hissing snakes. Each skeleton has a skeleton within it so the hea ... e hidden depths, but 'The Face Of War' is quite straight forward.The eyes and the mouth spaces have skull shapes within them. This is symbolising infinite death. The skulls get smaller and smaller in ... finite death. The skulls get smaller and smaller in the eye spaces but not in the mouth space. Each skull has a different expression. The mouth of the skull in the right eye space has a skull, which l ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays