Essays Tagged: "Wells"

Ida B. Wells - Writer and Revolutionary for African Americans in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

Ida B. Wells-Barnett - Writer and RevolutionaryIda B. Wells was an anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, wome ... , she was a country school teacher and took care of her five younger siblings. In the Fall of 1884, Wells was teaching at a school in Memphis, and she taught there until 1891. She was dismissed from t ... oad Company train and was asked by the conductor to move from the ladies' coach to the smoking car. Wells refused and was forced to leave the train. When she got back to Memphis, she filed a lawsuit a ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brief article about Ms Ida B. Wells.

tment under the law. In fact, a well-known fighter for the rights of all human beings is Ms. Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Your presence here today expresses your concern and shows that you are ready to come ... and your fellow African-Americans are exploited. It needs to be known that we are all human. Ida B. Wells- Bernett spoke against any injustice of any kind. Her main concern was to stop the lynching of ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arrogance and Knowledge: The Significance of the Artilleryman in H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds

In The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells uses the artilleryman's plan to illustrate the conflict between the arrogance the British poss ... ng knowledge is the key to retaining humanity, and showing how arrogance renders knowledge useless, Wells points out that the arrogance of the British impedes their nation against the Martian invaders ... ogance of the British impedes their nation against the Martian invaders and in real life.Initially, Wells uses the soldier's perspective of humanity to show how arrogance can be a hindrance. The soldi ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of H.G. Well's "The Time Machine"

itten these stories down to remember the messages the stories conveyed. In "The Time Machine", H.G. Wells uses symbolism to explore the effects of social Darwinism, capitalism, and socialism on the li ... ffects of social Darwinism, capitalism, and socialism on the lives of the people in the future.H.G. Wells, the author of "The Time Machine", was born in Bromley, Kent, in 1866. He died in 1946 in Lond ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How H. G. Wells creates atmosphere in "The Red Room" by referring to the way he describes location.

H. G. Wells uses the description of location to build atmosphere by splitting the locations into three sig ... flames created dancing, pulsating almost living shadows of the three housekeepers.The journey that Wells makes the narrator embark upon to reach the red room is extremely Dantesque, and is like Dante ... e's descent into Hell. With the "downwardly winding spiral staircases" and "subterranean passages". Wells uses the typically Gothic technique of having a layer of dust on everything, but unlike most G ...

(4 pages) 30 1 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Judges and jurists have great faith in the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Psychologists, however, would have us believe eyewitnesses have little to offer the Criminal Justice System. Discuss.

their accuracy (Cutler, Penrod, & Dexter, 1990; Deffenbacher & Loftus, 1982), and similarly Wells, Lindsay & Ferguson (1979) found that mock jurors are more likely to believe highly confid ... that this witness' recall will subsequently be more accurate (Penrod, Loftus, & Winkler, 1982; Wells & Murray, 1984). However, rather than comparing one witness' confidence in their accuracy ...

(10 pages) 110 4 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"In the Heat of the Night" by John Ball - Character Notes

cters:Sam Wood is the protagonist in the story because the story starts off with him driving around Wells, and he was the one who discovered Mr. Mantoli's body. On page two, it says, "He slipped the c ... m to be a sergeant. Virgil's conflict internally is to live with the racists' people in the city of Wells. Though he does not show it, inside he obviously does not like how people are prejudice toward ...

(7 pages) 26657 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In the Heat of the Night by John Ball - Setting Notes

The setting of the book "In the Heat of the Night" takes place in Wells, Carolina, where there are about 11,000 people. The time period is around the 1960s. The time ... in the month of August because it was summer time and it was extremely hot and is very isolated in Wells. The story clearly takes place in the past because of the way black people are treated by the ... where Enrico Mantoli was killed), and Bill Gillespie's house.The society and customs in the city of Wells is that they disrespected blacks and prejudice was common and welcomed. Bigotry and discrimina ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How effectivly Does H.G Wells Create suspense in "The Red Room"

Red RoomI am writing about the story 'The Red Room' by H.G Wells. I'll be answering the question 'How does Wells create fear and suspense in the story'. The st ... y that particular night might be worse than others.As the narrator makes his way up to The Red Room Wells uses a lot of description. The quotes:"For the moonlight, coming in by the great window on the ... asily be mistaken for something or someone and not knowing what could be hiding in the darkness.H.G Wells uses anti-climax's by building up suspense so the reader thinks something is just about to hap ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Review Of The Time Machine By H.G. Wells

s of the contrasts made between, The time traveller, Elois and Morlocks, in the Time Machine by H.G Wells, During this SSL I intend to consider the links made by Wells between The tim ... . Elois and the Morlocks. This linkage comes from the question that I believe is being suggested by Wells in the novel, Where do we draw the line between the primitive beast and the supposed modern ma ...

(5 pages) 1764 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Time Machine

of space to a time thousands of years from now in only a few seconds is unthinkable. However , H.G. Wells, being such a great author, made this idea almost real in his book, The Time Machine. T ... author, made this idea almost real in his book, The Time Machine. The style of writing that Wells uses makes this plot easier to comprehend. In Contemporary Authors , it stated that Wells had ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Exploring how HG Wells created an atmosphere of fear and tension in 'The red room'

How does HG Wells build up an atmosphere of fear and show the young man reduced from self-assurance to panic and ... d terror?The title of the story I will look at in this assignment is “The Red Room” by HG Wells. It is a ghost story, written in 1896. HG Wells uses elements from the gothic genre to enhance ... er to experience the story through the protagonist’s perspective. I am going to examine how HG Wells builds up an atmosphere of fear and tension during the story, and shows the young man reduced ...

(7 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Discovery and Controversy over the First Use o

nitrous oxide gas at the Hartford Courant on December 10, 1844. The young successful dentist Horace Wells attended the event.13 The following is an account of how Gardner Colton remembered the evening ... en to come upon the stage, who would like to inhale it. Among those who came forward was Dr. Horace Wells, a dentist of Hartford, and a young man by the name of Cooley. Cooley inhaled the gas, and whi ...

(25 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The time machine

ar into the future, and upon arriving, the "new" time was in the mist of a devastating storm. H. G. Wells uses this storm as a symbolic-foreshadowing of what was to come in "The Time Traveler's" eupho ... f the way the rich of the 20th century conduct every day life with the working class society. As if Wells himself was saying, "You can drive us into the ground, but your lack of human respect will cat ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The island of dr. moreau

In 1896 H. G. Wells had the first edition of " The Island of Dr. Moreau" published. The book took place primarily ... and his assistant ( Montgomery) performed dangerous, secret experiments on humans and animals. When Wells wrote this he knew nothing about DNA, cloning, or chromosomes but he did use his scientific im ... this he knew nothing about DNA, cloning, or chromosomes but he did use his scientific imagination. Wells realized that society was beginning to rely on science too much in the late nineteenth century ...

(3 pages) 1386 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


"A Red Record" Ida B. Wells wrote vivid accounts in the pamphlet "A Red Record" about the harsh realities in the American ... ittle evidence could be given, yet over one thousand blacks were hanged under Lynch Laws. In Ida B. Wells' lynch pamphlet, "A Red Record" displayed the brutal events from enraged mobs that were inflic ... burned blacks in order to send a message to blacks to not even attempt to look at the white women (Wells 129). The conditions the blacks faced in comparison to whites were as different as night and d ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Island Of Dr. Moreau

Upon writing the novel The Island of Dr. Moreau, H.G. Wells used many literary techniques which imply that the world is imperfect. Rather than only critic ... he faults and fallacies of the world through the plot, characters, and other issues presented, H.G. Wells addresses the controversies found within the ethics of scientific awareness.The opening chapte ... character development, while the focus remains on the moral controversies presented. Although H.G. Wells never took a firm stand within the novel on either side of the controversy of vivisection for ...

(7 pages) 2571 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

The Time Machine, H.G. Wells? first masterpiece as an author, is much more than a science fiction novel about the future. A ... achine may seem to be a fictional glance at the future, but once investigated it is understood that Wells incorporates a wealth of knowledge into his work. Wells uses satire and parody ingeniously to ... parody is a feeble or ridiculous imitation. The Time Machine is in itself a large drawn out parody. Wells? storyline of The Time Machine is based entirely of his view of England in the 1900's. Wells? ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

''How does Wells' presentation of the Artilleryman allow him to comment on society?'' By H.G Wells in ''War of the Worlds''

In ``War of the Worlds´´ H.G. Wells makes excellent use of the Artilleryman in describing society. One of the novel’s major theme ... n. The government influences society to the extent that it is indoctrinated by the government. H.G. Wells makes the Artilleryman appear very persuasive and him being a superb orator and this results i ... gs.´´ by the narrator. In this appearance, the Artilleryman is representing the military and H.G. Wells shocks the reader in describing the military as ‘dim’ and ‘clambering’. The military holds ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Island of Dr. Moreau, Chapter Questions and Exercises

tes himself to Montgomery is a good example of the same emotional status between humans and beasts. Wells is exploring the relation between humans and animals.Chapter 9: the thing in the forest1. Well ... pter 9: the thing in the forest1. Wells uses descriptive language, rhetorical questions and colour. Wells uses a journal-format style of writing.Wells uses colour to add imagery.“He was clothed i ...

(9 pages) 2245 0 5.0 Jun/2008

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