Essay Database

The Temporary Duke (Signet Regency Romance) by Melinda McRae Essays and Term Papers

Essays 1-10 of 9,348
Page 1
Category: / Arts & Humanities / Music
aroused the curiosity of the nation. As Blacks received their freedom, they were able to express themselves as talented individuals. Certain blacks contributed immensely to the era of jazz, for example, Duke Ellington. Ellington entered a brand-new, exciting…
Category: / Literature / English
The first story of the collection, “A Temporary Matter,” focuses mainly on marital alienation but food emerges as a metaphor in the story. Shoba's disinterest in cooking comes about when the sense of alienation sets in after a miscarriage. As long…
Temporary Insanity: Effects of Marijuana on Teens There are many reasons why teens start smoking marijuana. Young people mostly have friends, brothers or sisters who use marijuana and pressure them to try it. Because marijuana is portrayed…
Category: / Literature / English
Romance and Love; an essay When I was assigned this topic to write about, I immediately thought of Eros. The ancient Greek word that describes the romantic side of love. Philos and Agape are really more spiritual in nature, but Eros, now that's…
Category: / History / War & Conflicts
. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. JOHN McRAE, 1872-1918. John McRae was born…
Category: / History
Case Synopsis The Kansas City, MO Hyatt Regency Hotel was designed to be open and airy, with a lobby consisting of an open atrium that extended to the top of the building. On one side of the building were the hotel rooms, and on the other side were…
Category: / Arts & Humanities / Music
Duke Ellington Duke Ellington By the time of his passing, he was considered amongst the world's greatest composers and musicians. The French government honored him with their highest award, the Legion of Honor, while…
Category: / Arts & Humanities / Music
Duke Ellington was one of the most influential jazz musicians ever. In a time when music was going through a transformation from a ragtime style to a jazz-blues mix, Duke was there to add his own style. He was a composer, conductor, and pianist who…
Category: / Arts & Humanities / Music
Duke Ellington Where would music be had it not been for the men that stepped before him. The Motzarts and Beethovens, who wrote the music that today is known as the classics. These men were naturals in their own right, but these people wrote…
Category: / Arts & Humanities / Music
of the 20th century. He is Duke Ellington. Along with his band, he alone influenced millions of people both around the world and at home. He gave American music its own sound for the first time. Winton Marsalis said it best when he said 'His music sounds like…
Essays 1-10 of 9,348
Page 1