Essays Tagged: "time span"

The Lives of Confucious and Guatma Siddartha

ber 19, 1996Professor: Helju BennettSection Teacher: Sara AboschThe Life Of ConfuciusThroughout the time span that man has lived on earth, there have been many religions in existence. Two very importa ... onfucius returned home and opened his house up to students and began teaching. This became his full time job and he took it seriously. At one point, Confucius' teachings were wanted by so many that he ...

(12 pages) 138 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

18th Literature

estoration, the Age of Pope, and Pre-Romantics. The literature of the Restoration period covers a time span from Charles's recovery of the throne to the years until the expulsion of James II in 168 ... und and culture of the 18th century. The reader is able to understand the values and ethics of the time through the description detailed by Samuel Pepys and the reader is also exposed to the life a ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Like water for chocolate by Laura Esquivel

takes place in Mexico at the turn of the century, during the Mexican Revolution. The novel covers a time span of around thirty five years and is organized in monthly instalments with each month introd ... ena must take care of her until she dies, meaning Tita could not be married but must devote all her time to her mother. Pedro ends up marrying one of Tita's sisters, Rosaura, in order to be close to T ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Welfare reform in the USA, a Matter of Justice

over 6 percent in 1995, while state expenditures went from 8.1 percent to 13.5 percent in the same time span. This increase can be attributed to multiple factors. First, through a series of mandates, ... k to the Medicaid program. The current average cost to care for a patient in a nursing home is nine times greater than that of a single dependent child. The price of medical care, in general, has dras ...

(7 pages) 317 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Excellent work on The Scarlet Letter, with a Christian based theme. Term paper, very long, suitable for thesis, etc.

ance" about Puritan America. Taking place in The Massachusetts Bay Colony, the story unfolds over a time span of about seven years. Hawthorne's ancestry in the Puritan era (one of his ancestors was a ... d Peal walk by and see him up there and go to join him. Peal wants him to confess his sin in the daytime in order to accept him as her father and she refuses to kiss him. The third scaffold scene happ ...

(13 pages) 234 0 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Biography of a Serial Killer - Ted Bundy

to Robert Ressler et al., "serial homicide involves the murder of separate of separate victims with time breaks between victims, as minimal as two days to weeks or months. These time breaks are referr ... er types ofmurder, such as mass murder, which involves, "four or more victims killed within a short time span," and spree killings, which Ressler et al. defines as "a series of sequential homicides co ...

(9 pages) 260 4 4.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Radiocarbon Dating: Merits and Drawbacks.

half-life, radiocarbon dating has been most useful to archaeology (geology requiring a much larger time span, hence the development of uranium-238 dating).Because radiocarbon dating is the cornerston ... tarts ticking the moment something dies. The half-life of a radioactive substance is defined as the time it takes for a set amount of radioactive material (for example, 1g of radiocarbon) to decay to ...

(10 pages) 134 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.

nent. One may think perhaps it is the flu, but after having been stricken with the flu before, this time seems different. Along with the physical pain and general sick feeling, psychological and neuro ... ue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) has exploded as an epidemic in the past 10-15 years. The time span here is very important in that the disease has gained itself yet another name; Yuppie Flu. ...

(18 pages) 137 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Wal-Mart- How they got their start and bad reputation from employees, this article entails, lawsuits, timeline,and discrimination.

and is in its 11th state; Wal-Mart became the first company to reach $1.248 billion in such a short time span.By the 1980's Wal-Mart had five additional stock splits, November 1980, June 1982, and Jun ... , in this same year, the first SAM's club opened in Oklahoma. September 1985 and June 1987, at this time, Wal-Mart celebrated their 25th anniversary: with 1,198 stores with sales of $15.9 billion and ...

(3 pages) 545 4 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

In the book Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls illustrates that hard work is rewarding.

t hard work is rewarding. Initially, a youngster named Billy shows this by saving money over a long time span. Afterward, he worked hard to get his two dogs prepared for the hunting season. Lastly, by ... " Page 88. Billy was hacking at the tree for days. Even though he was exhausted, he gave it all his time and effort. He was extremely determined to chop it down, so that he could skin his first coon. ...

(2 pages) 40 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

EDUCATING RITA: What themes are developed by Willy Russell in his play 'Educating' Rita, and how does he develop his characters to reflect those themes?

ll explores the relationship between the two characters involved in the play, Frank and Rita over a time span, of several months. A variety of themes are explored as Rita, a working class Liverpudlian ... in a number of ways, and when considering how staging would best reflect the themes and passage of time, I must consider set, costume and lighting, as well as how each of the characters should play t ...

(28 pages) 78 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Kurt von Schleicher and the rise of Nazism in Germany

Germany. While the German government continued to be one of disorder and confusion throughout this time, January 1933 is a principle period to focus on when studying the turbulence of the country's g ... turbulence of the country's government. The thirty days included in this month are a primary target time span to center on in order to understand Adolph Hitler's rise to power. Many men, and specifica ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"Manchester: Industrialization and Growth"

's visit in 1851, Manchester was granted a royal charter.The early to mid 1800s in Manchester was a time of what could be seen as prosperous growth. Between 1750 and 1850 Manchester nearly quadrupled ... 50 Manchester nearly quadrupled in size (DOC 1). The radical changes that occurred in this 100 year time span brought forth different responses from the social, economic, and political stand points.Vi ...

(3 pages) 53 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Apartheid. What is it? Who or what were involved? And how did it end in South Africa?

ApartheidImagine living in an actual time and place similar to George Orwell's "1984." There was a chillingly similar place for "non-whit ... ica?What is apartheid? The system of apartheid--"apartness" between races--began in 1948 and in the time span of one generation, it wove itself into every aspect of life. Apartheid was a radical and e ...

(7 pages) 119 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

How tone is created in one paragraph in One day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn the paragraph this essay was written on is on page 106-107 the last paragraph

mood of the book by the use of word choice, metaphors, imagery, or actions. This book is based on a time span of one day of a man's life in a Russian gulag. A gulag being a forced labor camp where pri ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is the importance of Boo Radley in the story "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee?

that 'no Radley is going to any asylum' and so he kept him locked up in the house. Even through the time-span of the book, Nathan Radley (Boo's brother) tried to keep Boo away from other people and to ... ldren tried to give Boo a note and Atticus caught them, he told them sternly and for about the last time to leave the man in peace and to stop playing the game that he had seen them playing.The childr ...

(3 pages) 21 0 1.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

This is an analysis of an article i read on airline pricing.Very economical:-)

This article was published on April 4, 2004, in the New York Times. It was written by Joe Sharkey; a key journalist for the New York Times and a well-acclaimed a ... statistics on a low-cost airline; JetBlue. He notes how many passengers JetBlue has flown over the time span of one month (February). He then does the same in contrast with that of a major airline; A ... pressure on network carriers such as American Airlines, Continental, Delta, etc. In the essence of time, it is truly a race between the strategist of the low-cost airlines and the strategist of the n ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Beauty And The Beast

0's to the beginning of cosmetic surgeries of the early 1900's, this is not the end, but merely one time span in the history of humanity. People are prone to prefer good looks, according to whatever s ... humanity. People are prone to prefer good looks, according to whatever society has in mind for the time, to good health. This research paper will seek to prove that it is the ignorance and need for a ...

(6 pages) 112 2 4.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Pablo Picasso: Start-off in art, Relationships, Later years

his great modern works. He created thousands of paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics during a time span of only about 75 years. For many, Picasso is the undisputed greatest art genius of the twe ... ning Pablo Picasso would nearly be considered a sin. He created over 22,000 works of art in his lifetime, which spanned over 90 years. Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France. Although ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Dicuss similarities and differences between Homer's Iliad and the movie Troy with reference to what the movie has brought to modern day western culture

shortening and condensing stories from the "Iliad", "Odyssey" and "Aenead" and greatly reducing the time span of events. Some might say "Troy" is sacrilegious, but could merely be viewed as another in ... 1250BC layer is it apparent that disruptions occurred around Troy, causing the city to fall on hard times. Around 1180BC it was attacked and convincing evidence shows that a war was lost by Trojans, p ...

(8 pages) 108 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers