Essays Tagged: "Wave"

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

AbstractThis paper is concerned with the recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants into Vancouver. The stage is set for this discussion by first explainin ... ich were developed over 100 years ago still colours the way in which we view one another.The recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants began in the 1970s. This group is different from most others before it ... No longer is Chinatown the destination of chineseimmigrants into Vancouver. Since the 1970s the new wave of immigrants hasbeen moving out of the central city, usually skipping it altogether and into t ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hololiterature, a Holographic Interpretation of the "Scarlet Letter", by Nathaniel Hawthorne

ded before any comparisons are possible.First and foremost a hologram requires a source of coherent wave-like energy. The second is a recording medium of extremely high resolution to record the micros ... croscopic interference patterns through constructive and destructive interference. Since light is a wave, when two coherent beams intersect depending on their phase they either add or subtract strengt ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/1993

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

Prehistoric Indians

ent through many different transitions as the influence from otherareas intensified. The last major wave of such influence just before theEuropean exploration mad the height of cultural development in ...

(4 pages) 61 0 2.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a reveiw on the novel "The Wave". It discusses the goods, the bads, and my thoughts on the novel.

AuthorMorton RhuePublisherHeinemann New WindmillsTitleThe title of the book is the Wave. The book is called the Wave because the book is all about the Wave. The Wave is an experiment ... s: editor-in-chief of the Grapevine. She is a very popular girl at Gordon High. She was against the Wave.Ben Ross: A history teacher who wants to give the students a taste of what life in Nazi Germany ... of what life in Nazi Germany might have been like.David Collings: Laurie's boyfriend. He was in the Wave but when he started hurting Laurie he realised what The Wave had done to him.Minor charactersRo ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Discuss the reasons for European overseas exploration and enterprise in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Why did they take place when and where they did?

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Spanish and Portuguese would begin a wave of European overseas expansion that would shape the modern world. This expansion was aimed towa ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

business ethics

f Congress write hundreds of bad checks. Even college students seem to have become caught up in the wave where studies show significant increases in cheating on tests (Braybrooke 27). Concern over thi ...

(9 pages) 1581 2 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Costs and contributions. The Wave From South of The Border

he U.S.? What will happen if this pattern keeps up? Will they steal our jobs? What effect will this wave of people have on us? These questions plague many and deserved to be answered in the following ... ns plague many and deserved to be answered in the following paper on: 'Costs and contributions: The Wave From South of The Border'.'Dowell Myers (USC) reported on his double cohort method--by age and ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Character anlysis of John Purcell in the Novel "The Father" by Hugh Garner.

son bluntly ignores him. As well, John enthusiastically greets his son on the street only to have a wave in return. John even goes to a Boy Scout dinner in hopes of repairing the damage in the relatio ... . Some more specific examples of this is when dad saw Johnny on the street, Johnny barely managed a wave. Also, when his dad went to see his son play games in the schoolyard, Johnny bluntly ignored hi ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The insecurities surrounding wireless networks with a brief background on how wireless networks work.

ach changing year come new ideas that lead to ever-changing technologies. Wireless networks are the wave of the Internet future. Wireless networks utilize the information capacity of the Internet alon ... reason that wireless networks are the fastest growing form of networking in the U.S.WLANs use radio waves instead of cable (twisted pair, coax, fiber optic) to transmit information. Devices are used t ...

(9 pages) 531 2 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Different symbols in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"

ellier is reborn and dies in the sea. As Edna swims by herself for the very first time, she feels a wave of independence. This prompts an "awakening" in which Edna goes through many drastic changes, d ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A apologetic essay about how being a bully is wrong and the consequences of my actions. I had to write it to my Probation Officer.

The consequences of my actions are numerous; like a wave in the ocean, rolling away out of sight unknown, yet nonetheless there. Although unintentional, ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is about "The Wave", a movie based on an actual story involving the psychological transformation of students of a Californian high school from beliefs of democracy to fascism.

hat consciously pushes an individual toward certain tasks in order to reach a desired goal. In "The Wave", a group of high school students' desire to be apart of a community and to hold power blinded ... er, Mr. Ross, encouraged students to participate in an experiment on forming a movement called "The Wave. The students were immediately entranced by the idea and begin to follow every instruction give ...

(2 pages) 121 2 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Who is Napster actually Hurting?

eenet), Napster limits users to uploading/downloading of MP3 files only. These files are compressed wave (.wav) files. The advantage of MP3 files is that they are approximately one-tenth the size of t ...

(8 pages) 192 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Costal Erosion, What costal erosion is and what causes it..

causes erosion. It takes from afew hours to a few days. A major effect of a storm surge is a large wave which willerode a coastline quickly. The larger the wave the more sediments it will carry out.N ... hich willerode a coastline quickly. The larger the wave the more sediments it will carry out.Normal waves will take longer to erode a shoreline but eventually be as effective as alarger wave.Along sho ...

(1 pages) 82 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Tough time for creative boutiques.

te 90s that provided a boost in billings, profile, and morale for small shops. However, the dot-com wave crashed even faster than it appeared, and then came the terrorist attacks of September 11. whic ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Is Terrorism the result of economic dominence?"

ve resulted in social arrest, conflict over land and resources and acts of violence. Is the current wave of terrorism a result of economic dominance?'Terrorism is too anaesthetic a word. It is barbari ... nd frustration (perceived or real) that have little to do with economics. To state that the current wave of terrorism is a result of economic dominance and global inequalities is invalid and is backed ...

(3 pages) 182 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The title is "No More Tears". It is a prologue to a book regarding domestic violence that I intend writing. It is a true account.

that the green arrow signalled for her and the cars waiting behind her to turn. With an apologetic wave to the car behind her, she turned the corner and quickly pulled over to the side of the road. N ...

(8 pages) 105 3 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Empowered Education, Democracy in the Classroom. Do principles of democracy enhance success in the classroom or not? Yes, Also democracy is defined.

drop out of school an increasing numbers of minorities will simply give up and stop attending. The wave of student apathy toward schools will continue to grow. Democracy in schools will die (Hoffman) ...

(5 pages) 265 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Critical Analysis of the short story the "Astronomer's Wife" by Kaye Boyle. Included is an indepth look at the story's meaning, specifically focusing on Mrs. Katherine Ames.

wn world, Mrs. Ames is expected to cater to his needs. "That man might be each time the new arching wave, and woman the undertow that sucked him back, were things she been told by his silence were so. ... nterrupts his train of thought. Therefore, she is the undertow that breaks the force of the arching wave.The astronomer was obviously obsessed with his work leaving little time to act as a husband. Th ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A project on the human esophagus

mouth. It is about 25 cm long and 2.5 cm across. Food is forced downward to the stomach by powerful wave like muscle contractions passing through the walls of the esophagus. Because these contractions ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays