Essays Tagged: "threshold"

Management control in General Jeans company

exemplified by Levi who located a store on Fifth Avenue. Continuous improvement and efficiency are threshold competencies, necessary to compete within this market. "The world - class manufacturer tod ...

(40 pages) 1042 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

The Hero's Journey in Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore).

viemaking, life, love and philosophy - things that Salvatore will never forget.The "crossing of the threshold" basically is the persistence of Salvatore. One day Salvatore's mother is beating him for ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Dream of crosses.

I had a Dream of CrossesI had a dream the other night,I was entering a room,I stood upon its threshold,It was quiet as a tomb.It was large and filled with crosses,Like the one, on which Christ ...

(2 pages) 59 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

Grapes of Wrath: The Hero's EndingThe Hero's JourneySeparation (from the known)The CallThe Threshold (with guardians, helpers, and mentor)Initiation and TransformationThe ChallengesThe AbyssT ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Examine the argument that poverty is best explained in terms of personal moral failings

indicator would be inappropriate for use in the UK and the developed world the most widely accepted threshold to show poverty in these regions is 60 per cent of average income after housing costs. Thi ... pe from poverty. Apart from pensioners, almost half of all adults and children below the low income threshold were living in households where at least on adult is employed.Poverty within the family ca ...

(6 pages) 106 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Contradictions on the "Tell-Tale Heart' by Edgar Allen Poe

to push or drive quickly and forcibly. The reader gets an image of the narrator passing through the threshold abruptly. For "cunningly [he] thrust it in" (Poe 291). The next line contradicts this stat ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Bose Einstein Condensate

different energy levels at normal temperatures, but once the temperature goes down below a certain threshold a large fraction of the atoms will crash down to the lowest energy level. This results on ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Challenges Which Young People Face in Present-Day Lithuania

l ages and social layers. Lithuania has gained independence, joined the Common Market and is on the threshold of joining the European Union. The present day's situation and the above mentioned changes ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Shallow Society of England as Seen by Dickens - Cartier Thamzi

ss through the ideas of that the occupation you hold, along with the income that you receive is the threshold for defining classes. Dickens' suggests this by showing class mobility, the constant arrog ...

(4 pages) 29 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Conformity vs. Rebellion (Bartleby the Scrivener)

s to break from the state of our bondages. Yet, our superegos are trying to keep us in a reasonable threshold, and enable us to stay in the system. As a result, people are fighting a constant internal ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"From Children to Adults in Plainsong by Kent Haruf"

cles, and make them stronger people. Through constant struggle and turmoil, Ike and Bobby cross the threshold from childhood into adolescence. When we meet Ike and Bobby, we can see that they a ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea - this paper uses an anthropological prospective. It's a good paper ... my teacher was a low grader!

ansition, Ritual and Rites of Passage in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea The term threshold evokes images of entering and departing, crossing and changing. It marks the point at whic ... ons must be made in order to proceed. In this paper I intend to investigate the symbolic meaning of threshold as a position of growth for the characters in the novel The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest ...

(14 pages) 93 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Lab Report on Urine for A&P II

rotein concentration therefore may indicate proteinuria.Blood glucose concentration above the renal threshold will overflow into the urine. This situation normally arises in diabetes patients. In rena ... w into the urine. This situation normally arises in diabetes patients. In renal diabetes, the renal threshold is reduced to the point where sugar appears in the urine despite normal levels being prese ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Overpopulation is Not the Problem

As we sailed into the new millennium, humans crossed a threshold never before witnessed in our species. We flew past the 6 billion mark in number. This is ...

(7 pages) 69 0 2.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ist system; it promotes a social trend in which the population consumes amounts incredibly past the threshold of basic needs, into the often persuaded and accepted notion of consuming as much as possi ...

(12 pages) 339 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Edith Hamilton. "Mythology." Character analisys of "Perseus."

them. Perseus is a model hero and demonstrates the separation.        Beyond the threshold the hero enters a new world. The initiation is the period of nonentity. The enemy or task ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In the short story "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov, Who won the bet, the banker or the lawyer?

ges in the banker's garden. It was agreed that for fifteen years he should not be free to cross the threshold of the lodge, to see human beings, to hear the human voice, or to receive letters and news ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beat Me Skeet Me: A Critical Analysis of "Secretary".

ment in order to hide the red of arousal. This movie crosses dangerous psychological territory: the threshold between desire and pain, between surrender and subjugation. Gaitskill's "Secretary" is mor ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Bartleby, The scrivener": Man against Society.

n he shows up for work, "In answer to my advertisement, a motionless young man stood upon my office threshold, ...I can see the figure now- pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurable forlorn! It w ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A & N.

Shouting across the store, employees greet each and every customer the second they walk across the threshold, yelling over the background music. The bell that rings as the door opens is a friendly s ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays