Essays Tagged: "voyages"

Similarities in Joseph Conrad's novels. Speaks of "The Secret Sharer" and "Heart of Darkness"

ry similar objects inmany of his works.Joseph Conrad wrote Heart of Darkness in 1899 to recount his voyages in theCongo. Conrad hid most of his meaning in his words using a form of writing known as'st ... rad wanted to show the evil that exists within all of us.The bulk of Conrad's stories deal with sea voyages because of his extensivesailing as a young man. The ship in his writing can be thought of as ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Ups and Downs of the east India Comany

nt elements of this expansion, is that English merchants, had a great navy backing them up on their voyages. So along with the navy controlling newer lands, the merchants provided the Britain with raw ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The main characters from Maiden Voyage, "Youth: A Narrative" , and Captains Courageous.

selfish, unknowledgeable people who were very sheltered throughout their lives. At the end of their voyages, however, they were no longer who they once were; they had all done a complete 180 degree tu ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

America - The Decisive Years a discussion on slavery; Britain's treatment of the colonies and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

nditions upon arrival.John Barbot, an agent for the French Royal African Company, made at least two voyages to the West Coast of Africa, in 1678 and 1682 (Mintz, Stephen, 2002). Barbot recounts that " ... of the Coasts of North and South Guinea," in Thomas Astley and John Churchill, eds., Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, 1732)Bluett, Thomas, Some Memoirs of the Life of Job, the Son of Solomo ...

(5 pages) 147 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

a narrator so he himself can enter thestory and tell it out of his own philosophical mind. Conrad's voyages to the Atlantic and Pacific,and the coasts of Seas of the East brought contrasts of novelty ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Grapes of Wrath" and and an analysis on it.

rch though the Red Sea and Columbus' crossing of the Atlantic Ocean are only a few of mans greatest voyages. Even today great journeys are being made. In every instances people have had to rise above ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2003

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

Gulliver's travel with reason and will

cide with his statements and beliefs on civilization and humanity. Gulliver is very detailed on his voyages and comments on the good and bad points of the different people he encounters. He battles be ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Christopher Columbus' enslavement and exploitation of the Caribbean's Amerindians. Also, his reasons for searching for new colonies.

SECTION 1 : The Discovery of Hispaniola.Columbus made his voyages to the New World for many reasons. One of them is because he wanted to display his capabilit ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Global and Local Issues Underlying the Corporations and the Media in our Society

49 are countries. The advantage of having a corporation over being an individual investing in trade voyages etc, was that an individual's debts could be inherited by descendants. Corporations had ther ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


and heightened by a tragic sense of doom. Jonathan Swift's greatest work was a series of chronicled voyages known as Gulliver's Travels. "Gulliver's Travels" was published in 1726, and can be read as ...

(8 pages) 64 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Ming Dynasty

tory, there has been much debate about the reasons for the sudden and abrupt cessation of tributary voyages which had once been led by Zheng He under the rule of the Ming Dynasty. These voyages were a ... the success and prosperity of that empire. But all was not well, and it was the cessation of these voyages likewise that represented the troubles facing the dynasty as a whole.According to many, the ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Great Culinary Mysteries

it makes it so much better. Diane Mott Davidson's series of culinary adventures provide intriguing voyages to another world if your home alone, or merely in search of a creative story. Many books hav ...

(4 pages) 160 8 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Edgar allen Poe Emotions

e looked upon others. Impacted by his detached relationship with his adoptive parents, and his many voyages to and from America, Poe created the atmospheric theme of the stormy night accompanied by a ...

(2 pages) 25 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ean maps at the beginning of the 16th century after Portuguese explorers sighted the islands during voyages to India. Recorded landings did not occur until 1609, when members of the British East India ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marco Polo - Discuss the various ways in which European man has benefited from Marco Polo's travels?

them unique, it was also the time that he spent in China, and the vast details that he made of his voyages, and it was for this reason that European man learnt so much about the Far East, and gained ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Tongan Migration: A Journey to the New World

rdens in their native country in order to gain a better life and live the American dream. The book "Voyages- from Tongan Villages to American Suburbs" by Cathy A. Small shows the reasons why large mag ...

(5 pages) 50 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Hypocrisy of Imperialism in "Heart of Darkness"

begins to fall, the men recall the great ships and explorers that have set forth from the Thames on voyages of trade and adventure, often never to return. Suddenly, Marlow remarks that the very region ... seems to be an odd statement, as the conversation about famous British explorers and their glorious voyages was being conducted in a celebratory tone. Referring to these seamen as "knights-errant" imp ...

(11 pages) 61 1 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast the treatment of Native Americans by Britain and France.

The Colonial Period began with the settled countries of the time wanting to launch voyages to explore 'the new world'. One of the first successes was the Spanish, when they were able ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sociology of Adventure Teams: We try to investigate the roles played by the different members in mountaineering expeditions.

ugh the term 'small, temporary and isolated societies' could include several other ventures such as voyages, trips to the moon, exploratory missions to remote regions and even 'treks' , which is an ac ...

(16 pages) 38 0 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Anglo-Saxon Heroic Poetry

y protected by or even descended from gods, performs superhuman exploits in battle or in marvellous voyages, often saving or founding a nation or the human race itself. The main characteristics of the ...

(23 pages) 92 1 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry