Essays Tagged: "turning point"

Emily Dickenson

greatly impacted by her father, who was a lawyer, politician, and treasurer of Amherst College. The turning point in Emily's life occurred while she was on a business trip in Washington D.C. with her ...

(3 pages) 194 1 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Magic in the Tempest

d been at the forefront of societal concerns since 1050. However, after 500 years of witch-hunts, a turning point occurred in 1584, at the publication of Reginald Scot's The Discouerie of Witchcrafte ...

(3 pages) 123 0 4.2 Jun/1996

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

"A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest Gaines

utafter a while he became his friend and probably the only person Jefferson felt he could trust. Theturning point in their relationship was the one visit in which Jefferson told Mr. Wiggins that hewan ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles

tion of his her self and/or his orher world. When this misconception is destroyed it can be a major turning point inthe story. 'Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles is one such story. In the story Oedipus hassuc ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

We have an environmental crisis because we have a people crisis

mergency with the community that inhabits the world environment. A crisis of population growth is a turning point where the environment can no longer sustain the amounts of people which it contains. A ...

(6 pages) 226 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

La Quinceanera

to God. The party is a time of excitement and fun for the girl and the guests. The celebration is a turning point in the girl's life. It is a symbol of the girl becoming a woman, showing her that she ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Turning Points in WWII

field marshal made up what we would come to know as World War II.One event that turned out to be a turning point in the war was Japan's decision to bomb Pearl Harbor, and execution of the plan. This ... the axis powers was only the first wave in the change of tides in the war.Another event that was a turning point in the war was the defeat of the Japanese at the Battle of Midway. At Midway, the Japa ...

(5 pages) 132 1 2.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

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

ighten the situation. Hamlet's encounter with the gravedigger explains the nature of death and is a turning point in Hamlet's character. The structure serves to move Hamlet and the audience closer to ... firmly is resigned to "what ever will be , will be."The encounter with the gravedigger is clearly a turning point for Hamlet in which he realizes the two truths, which are the theme of the play; death ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

this essay is about a biography of a popular greek artist and scientist

ved in Toledo in the spring 1577. Here, he worked on the Assumption of the Virgin, which marked the turning point in his art. He had plenty works in Spain and each one was successful.In 1586 El Greco ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

American Civil War

The American Civil War was a grave turning point in the history of North America. It was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of ...

(2 pages) 162 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

major turning point in lord of the flies

Tarik H.K.The Main Turning Point of 'Lord of The Flies'Lord of the flies is a book in which a massive transformation oc ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

No matter the breadth or the depth of an organization, it will always have the inherent need for human resources. It is safe to say that without manpower, no organization in the world would exist.

or people, but more importantly, the need for skilled, efficient and loyal employees has been a key turning point in defining the role of the HR professional.As the "people" or organizations, today's ...

(7 pages) 688 0 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Using Malcolm X's essay as a model.

rate in the first person. I choose to do it on Malcom X. The experience that was the most important turning point in my life.An important turning point in my life was to go to college and get a degree ...

(1 pages) 308 5 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In the classic movie Ben-hur, Judah Ben-hur and his childhood friend Messala come to face to face in a battle about good/evil, right/wrong, judiasm/christianity. This essay details these themes.

obtain power, but since this involved killing his own people Judah declined the offer. This was the turning point that transformed them from childhood friends into enemies. The rest of the story revol ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.1 Jan/2003

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

"Raisin in the Sun"- play vs movie

into the neighborhood . I felt this took a lot of guts on his part. I also thought that this was a turning point in the novel. By Walter not accepting the money it showed that he not only grew throug ... always something left to love" and sets the standard that the family should adhere to. It marks the turning point at the end of the movieThere were few differences between the movie and the book Raisi ...

(7 pages) 138 0 1.0 Apr/2003

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

Is Hamlet's Nature largely responsible for his difficulties?

problems.Hamlet's indecisive nature, combined with him thinking to much to over thinking at crucial turning point in the play. Hamlet refrains from making decisions himself, and often relies on anothe ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.6 Apr/2003

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

The Sharpeville Massacre in the growth of international anti-apartheid resistance.

blacks during the years of apartheid meant. However, the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 highlighted a turning point in international resistance, and as the campaign grew furthermore, the isolation of So ... onsequently worked as a unified force for attracting international attention towards apartheid. The turning point of this scenario however, was the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 and its aftermath. This ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Transportation in the european union.

years, by 2.3 % a year for goods and 3.1 % for passengers.The advent of the single market marked a turning point in the common transport policy, since the abolition of frontiers and other liberalizat ...

(7 pages) 139 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

The industrial revolution as a turning point in world history.

The Industrial Revolution was a major turning point in world history. The term industrial revolution originally referred to the inventions ... make one piece of thread at a time, the spinning jenny had 8 spindles, making 8 threads while only turning one wheel. The "descendant" of the spinning jenny would have to be Richard Arkwright's water ...

(2 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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

is mother that Salvatore just lost the money, and Alfredo found and paid off his mother. This was a turning point for Alfredo, by helping a child that he turns away nearly every day.Salvatore is const ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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