Essays Tagged: "Synonym"

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls"

nto it. The narrator's brother is named Laird, which was carefully chosen by the author. Laird is a synonym for lord, which plays a important role in a story where a young girl has society's unwritten ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Are 'Good' Computer Viruses Still a Bad Idea?

of damage - mostly due to loss of timeand resources. For most users, the term 'computer virus' is a synonym of the worst nightmares that can happen ontheir system. Yet some well-known researchers keep ... ith negative meaning. The media has already widelyestablished the belief that a computer virus is a synonym for a malicious program. In fact, many people call 'viruses'many malicious programs that are ...

(18 pages) 147 1 4.8 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

American English

ginally British expressions that were preserved in the colonies while lost at home (e.g., fall as a synonym for autumn, trash for rubbish, frame-up which was reintroduced to Britain through Hollywood ...

(1 pages) 90 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Evaluation of evening dresses departments at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale's in New York City.

ers quality apparel and it is the leading women's specialty store in America.Saks Fifth Avenue is a synonym for anything fine and fashionable. It emphasis on quality in every part of the stores operat ...

(11 pages) 99 1 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Of Mice and Men - How Steinbeck use the word "hand" in the novel.

in order to have something to look for in the future. The brilliant use of the word "hand" and its synonym is laid before us in this story.The author creates many ideas and scenes of loneliness in hi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What is Queer?

an interesting journey, since although most people realize that the adjective was originally just a synonym for strange or abnormal, now, it is rarely used in that context. Today, the term is used to ...

(4 pages) 59 3 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Lexus challenges Mercedes:a SWOT analysis.

gh competition on behalf of Toyota towards a multinational car industry like Mercedes whose name is synonym to luxury and status that offers if somebody owns one. Unknown expectations and responds fro ...

(2 pages) 197 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Internet Credibility Essay

om having an alternative sexual orientation or gender identity."Although 'queer' is often used as a synonym for GLBT (gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender), they aren't the same thing. For example, it is ...

(2 pages) 48 2 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Meaning of a word

Word'.WordsThe first sentence of this excerpt can have several interpretations, depending on which synonym of the word 'language' you choose to use. It could be her theme, her topic, her focus, the a ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Speculating about causes-Drugs

learned about what kind of drugs exist and how dangerous they are. The word drug has always been a synonym for something forbidden and uncommon. However, years passed and cultures changed. Nowadays, ...

(5 pages) 59 2 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


letely different than the word terrorism.Jihad, a holy war, when this word is heard, terrorism is a synonym which first comes to mind. So, what does the word Jihad truly mean? According to many Islami ...

(3 pages) 113 2 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Moby Dick and the origin of "American hero"

ilderness and provide for themselves anyway they could. Therefore, the very name "Ishmael" became a synonym for an exile, an outcast.The Ishmael from Moby Dick (an exile and an outcast) begins his jou ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Realist Approach to International Relations.

y only the 'political person' for example we should study the political actions of a statesman as a synonym of a state. The theory of political realism is based on the idea of a rational actor. We sho ...

(9 pages) 300 0 3.6 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Painted Hussy: The Life and Times of Jezebel.

the most notorious woman in the Bible and quite possibly, all of literature. Jezebel, her name is a synonym for wickedness (Deen 125). What could she have possible done to earn such a reputation? Is s ...

(13 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Development of text: Discuss the concepts of nature and verisimilitude in the Renaissance period and contrast it to Aristotle and Horace.

Verisimilitude is the appearance of truth or reality. Near synonyms include credibility, likelihood, and probability. Example: 'His testimony gave verisimilitu ... claim.' Verisimilitude can also mean an accurate portrayal of reality in art or literature. A near synonym of this sense is realism. In the late 1500's, verisimilitude was taken from the Latin verisi ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.2 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Osama Bin Laden

gle against evil. This word jihad has been in frequent use over the past several years. The closest synonym for our current use for the word jihad is explained to mean "holy war." Ironically, the term ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Netherlands

d has been in the provinces of North and South Holland for this reason 'Holland' is often used as a synonym for 'Netherlands'. The word 'Dutch', which is related to the German word 'Deutsch', comes fr ...

(12 pages) 66 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Case write up of Real Madrid Club de Futbol: Marketing Analysis for Real Madrid Brand expansion, Based on: Harvard Business School case "Real Madrid Club de Futbol"

ization. Bernabeu, Real Madrid CF appointed president (1943), created the strongest brand in soccer synonym of prestige and champions, wining 6 European Cups. During his tenure, he focused on creating ... eplaced. In this case, management intended to promise that their organization, Real Madrid CF, is a synonym of soccer royalty/greatness and its customers can trust that the brand will deliver the most ...

(9 pages) 164 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Gang vs. club

the English Language has numerous words that have the same meaning; these pairs of words are called synonyms. Even if a pair of words is a synonym, their connotations can be different. An example of a ... Even if a pair of words is a synonym, their connotations can be different. An example of a pair of synonyms with different implications is gang and club. The dictionary definition of gang is "a group ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.6 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The caged bird" by Maya Angelo. How is pathos conveyed in this poem?

tion, Structure (rhyme scheme), Title, and juxtaposition.The meaning of pathos is like an all round synonym for words such as sadness,Pity, sympathy, sorrowfulness, misery, tenderness and hopelessness ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry