Essays Tagged: "test of time"

In the beginning...

and fables have been told and passed down from generation to generation, yet two have survived the test of time and criticism. The Biblical account in Genesis, probably written by Moses around 1500 B ... ion story is seven stanzas, a compilation of eighty lines. It takes Moses thirty- one verses of Old Testament history to complete his story of creation.There are a few discrepancies in detail as well. ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Federalism vs. Anti-Federalism. Who could set rules and regulations for The States?

them, set upon the arduous task of building a constitution, and governing body that would stand the test of time and serve the American people. As you can well imagine this was an extremely difficult ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A Well-Thought Framework, Amendments, and Judicial Review Have Helped the Constitution of the United States of America Stand the Test of Time- essay that got 2nd place for a scholarship!

Framework of the ConstitutionThe Constitution of the United States of America has stood the test of time. The Founding Fathers' forethought as they deliberated and worded the Constitution, ame ... icial review, of cases which challenged Constitutional authority, helped the Constitution stand the test of time. Ironically, the Constitution did not specify which branch of government had final auth ...

(4 pages) 206 1 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

St. Anselm

s respect was Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109). Many of Saint Anselm's ideas have endured the test of time and are still influential to this day. Saint Anselm played such an important role durin ... ot just in the understanding (Anselm 2). What Anselm is trying to say is that if a being is the greatest possible being conceived then it would be logical to say that all qualities of that being would ...

(8 pages) 81 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Benjamin Franklin, and the Constitutional Convention.

The framers of the Constitution created an adaptable instrument of government which withstands the test of time through a system of checks and balances and separation of powers.At the Constitutional ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What Influences did Rome have on modern society? This essay explains how they were living in a primitive era and managed to overcome it all through technological advances.

Their thought process was on par with ours today.. They are acivilization that has truly stood the test of time. What makes their achievements even more remarkable isthe fact that after their civiliz ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Poetry Comparison between Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare and Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

ing to studying English.The theme of "Sonnet 116" is saying that; real and true love will stand the test of time and that it will be there through thick and thin, and is the only love worth pursuing. ...

(7 pages) 89 0 3.3 Apr/2003

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

Dorthy Parker's life and writings.

appreciated by many critics and readers at the time. Dorothy Parker's writings have transcended the test of time to prove useful for all generations.Dorothy Parker was born on August 22, 1893 and was ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Praise of Folly" by Erasmus.

s of it's kind fail; i.e.- it is universal in subject matter and in theme, allowing it to stand the test of time and of the common man.Styled as an Oratorical speech made by the great and revered godd ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America.

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America"Acupuncture has stood the test of time through twenty-five hundred years, twelve Chinese dynasties, and hundreds of millions o ... ungs, liver, kidney, spleen and pericardium; to the six yang organs: the stomach, large and small intestines, bladder, gall bladder and metabolic center. The yin organs are known as the 'solid' organs ... upuncture for postoperative pain and as the only form of anesthetic during the surgery (54-55). His testimony of this experience through articles and interviews stirred up interest in the States, resu ...

(11 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Context of the passage to the Rocking horse Winner

ocking-Horse Winner" (1932) is one of D.H Lawrence's most famous short stories, and has endured the test of time. A critical analysis of one of his passages demonstrates how insightful and illuminatin ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A contrast between Austen's society and ours.

IT'S A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED. . .Do universal truths and values stand the test of time? This article will explore values raised in Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice, pu ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"All the Kings Men" by Robert Penn Warren.

the Kings Men by Robert Penn Warren won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1947. It has stood the test of time and today is still considered to be one of the best books of all time. The author's sty ... ure affect each other like a web. "If you though it, at any point, the vibration ripples to the remotest perimeter." Warren's form of presenting the story is unique and interesting.Warrens experience ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

To Kill a Mockingbird is a true example that certain treasures can stand the test of time. This book, released in 1960, has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, and is still g ... doors down from the Finch's, the Radley residence. Scout starts to attend school (to much of her protest), and the reader is introduced to a few of the characters (and families) in this book. The chil ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Loyalty and Honor in Victor Hugo's Les Miserables

Les MiserablesVery few books in the history of our world have stood the test of time. In order to be enjoyed by generations, a book has to have certain qualities. The book ... oyal to oneself and to others, not judging a book by its cover, and always believing.One of the greatest things a person can ever learn is to be loyal to himself and to the people around him. For exam ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare "Antigone" with 21st Century life.

efore the Common Era seems so long ago, yet the literature written in the time period has stood the test of time. Sophocles's drama "Antigone" has many lessons that can be cross applied to the present ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Slaughterhouse Five: An Analysis of the Literature

the disasters in his books reflect his real life occurrences. The only book that "might stand" the test of time is Slaughterhouse Five. He became the spokesperson for a generation; invited to many co ...

(4 pages) 59 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pillars of Eternity: Comparing the Ashoka Pillars of India to the Column of Trajan by the Romans (Complete w/Works Cited and Endnotes)

rchaic cultures have perished we know much about them through their art, which manages to stand the test of time. Those civilizations not civilized enough to develop their arts leave but mere footprin ... he Column of Trajan, respectively. These two pieces, besides not being too dissimilar, are standing testimonies to the preservation of historical culture's ideals and heroes.Since ancient times, the I ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Feminist Reform Movements in the 19th century, insert more transitions and its an A paper

he three most important reform movements that have bettered society immeasurably have withstood the test of time, overcome incredible social obstacles, and have impacted the lives of every single pers ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An objective analysis of JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre, is a classic for one main reason; it has stood the test of time. R.W. Emerson stated this truth quite accurately, "Never read a book that is not a year ... d as the earliest feminist novel. Bronte is saying that it is only after Jane comes through various tests and trials that she can know herself and her own strength. Only then can Jane enter into a wel ... apter 27, pg 306)Jane's love for Rochester is pure and unconditional; without him she feels the greatest suffering imaginable, but with him she finds the greatest happiness she has ever known.Charlott ...

(5 pages) 76 2 3.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers