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  • Vampire Lord

    Vampire Lord

    Most horror movies are all flash, action, and plenty of screaming. The Queen of the Damned is no exception to the rule, despite attempts to become something more, but it still manages to deliver a fair bit of vampire fun. The Queen of the Damned stars Stuart Townsend as the vampire Lestat, a character first made popular in film by Tom Cruise in the engaging Interview With a Vampire. This time around, Lestat has risen

    Essay Length: 613 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Bred
  • Vanitas


    Vanitas is a popular tradition that started during the Baroque period in seventeenth-century Holland. The Vanitas Tradition symbolizes the brevity of life and how unimportant the things of this world are. Vanitas Flower Still Life. Willem Van Aelst, uses iconography and represents the tradition beautifully. The Vanitas Tradition started during the 17th century in Holland. It quickly spread throughout all of Europe. Vanitas comes from a verse in the Latin Bible in the book of

    Essay Length: 457 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Bred
  • Various Ways of Knowing

    Various Ways of Knowing

    "Embodied knowledge and other knowledge systems are reconcilable and like sound waves in relation to light waves, are truths and knowledge of different orders, but nonetheless, equally valuable." Often time's knowledge is used in relationship to power. How does one acquire knowledge? Are there different "ways of knowing" or is there a procedure to follow? Unit Two discusses how Afro- Diasporians know about their history, their ancestors, and themselves, considering what truth is what reality

    Essay Length: 537 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Vegas


    Las Vegas Nevada known to be a variety of different names. Some of the more popular ways to describe the city are terms such as: “Sin city,” or “The city that never sleeps”. This city is full of light and entertainment for people of all ages. It however seems to attract more people of the legal gabling age. Las Vegas is known mainly for all of its casinos, however there is much more to see

    Essay Length: 1,195 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Vegetarianism


    To most people vegetarianism means the refraining of meat, primarily red meat, from personal consumption. Although the traditional vegetarian abstinence of red meat has grown into a group of varied lifestyles, little is known about them. To some people vegetarians are considered to be a drop out of the hippy era, or are labelled as "weird" or "feral". Because of the misinterpretations surrounding vegetarianism in society I am going to outline the various diets which

    Essay Length: 726 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • Vegetarianism: Is It the Best Choice?

    Vegetarianism: Is It the Best Choice?

    The National Institutes of Health have proven that over five hundred thousand Americans die each year from coronary heart disease. They also have found that over seven million Americans are suffering from this disease at this present time ("Facts about Coronary Disease"). This same article explains that coronary disease is the most prominent form of heart disease. There are many risk factors that have been linked to coronary heart disease, such as high blood pressure,

    Essay Length: 1,833 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Veggies


    Do you know someone who never eats at Mac Donald's? Who loves salads and breads but refuses to eat stake or burgers? Who can chow down on salads like cows on green fields but hesitant to even touch a juicy bugger? Who shuts his or her eyes, winches and looks in the other direction when someone eats any kind of meat. If so, do you tell this person to be more open to different kinds

    Essay Length: 830 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: David
  • Venezuela


    Introduction Venezuela was one of the richest countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Ecuador). For most of the first half of the 20th century, Venezuela was ruled by generally benevolent military strongmen, who promoted the oil industry and allowed for some social reforms. Democratically elected governments have held sway since 1959. Current concerns include: a polarized political environment, a politicized military, drug-related violence along the

    Essay Length: 2,583 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Victor
  • Verizon


    Verizon Wireless In the past four weeks the stock of Verizon has been on a slight rise 36.20 from 35.68, a 52 cent increase. At the end of 2003 in December, it was down to around about 12.00 a share. In June of 2003, the share of the stock was 40.50, then in January of 2003, the price was 35.00. So the stock has been fluctuating up and down between 32 and 40 dollars a

    Essay Length: 276 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Veronica Mars Cops in the Media

    Veronica Mars Cops in the Media

    Veronica Mars is a show about a young woman and her ability to help her father, Detective Mars, solve cases. In this case, she is trying to figure out who killed the dean of her school, and will stop at nothing until she does so. Her strong female force and her outside-of-the-norm characteristics prove that not all television series involving cops can be ruled as the same, despite the opinion of Stuart Kaminsky in his

    Essay Length: 1,008 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Bred
  • Vershire Company

    Vershire Company

    Brinalloy Yuli Ismasari 13/360505/PEK/19022 Responsibility Centers: Revenue and Expense Centers Vershire Company Vershire Company merupakan perusahaan yang bergerak dalam industri pengemasan, perusahaan ini terdiversifikasi menjadi beberapa divisi. Salah satunya adalah divisi Aluminium Can yang merupakan perusahaan manufaktur aluminium terbesar di Amerika. Divisi dibedakan berdasarkan produk yang dihasilkannya. Masing-masing divisi memiliki dua manajer utama yaitu manajer pemasaran dan manufaktur. Pada setiap divisi Vershire diberi tanggung jawab dan pengendalian penuh atas divisinya keculai dua hal yaitu penambahan

    Essay Length: 1,051 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2014 By: Brinalloy Ismasari
  • Vestry


    Vestry Circle Info April 2006 Dear Vestry Circle, I hope this message finds you well as it appears that Spring has Sprung as we prepare for Holy Week. There are many activities at St. Francis as we ready for the great celebration of Easter. Please review the Holy Week Schedule attached. We are collecting plastic eggs and individually wrapped candies for the Grand Egg Hunt. If you would like to help with this, please bring

    Essay Length: 333 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Veteran Interview

    Veteran Interview

    Veteran interview My grandfather, Larry, served in WWII. He enlisted and stationed at Camp Polk. He went through places like New Guinea and the Philippines during the war. When I asked him if he experienced any combat he said; "yes, I experienced some combat. But most of the time I spent in combat was in a tank. Not too much action there." A typical day in my grandfathers' life at the time was to wake

    Essay Length: 689 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Vicks Health Care

    Vicks Health Care

    The issue with the Vicks Health Care Divison of Richardson-Merrell, Inc. is two-fold. It consists primarily of determining whether a market opportunity exists for Project Scorpio, which is the code name used to refer to the development of a solid-form cold tablet used to treat multiple symptoms. In addition, the company is also faced with determining how to position Project Scorpio assuming that a market opportunity actually exists. Vicks has earned one of the most

    Essay Length: 800 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Victor Horta

    Victor Horta

    Using modern materials of the time: iron, steel, and glass, he "employed the floral ornamentation of Art Nouveau as both a surface decoration and a constructive element" that consists of his famous whimsical lines, curvaceous forms, and relatively overly embellished designs.1 Cantilevered forms are created to generate lively, well-lit, large interiors that house the furniture, also designed by him, to keep a cohesive appearance. These are spaces that are not set on the ground, but

    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Victor Mancini

    Victor Mancini

    Victor Mancini is a ruthless con artist. Victor Mancini is a med-school dropout who's taken a job playing an Irish indentured servant in a colonial-era theme park in order to help care for his Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. Victor Mancini is a sex addict. Victor Mancini is a direct descendant of Jesus Christ. All of these statements about the protagonist of Choke are more or less true. Welcome, once again, to the world of Chuck Palahniuk. "Art

    Essay Length: 371 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Janna
  • Victorian Writing

    Victorian Writing

    How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had endeavoured to form? His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful! -- Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed

    Essay Length: 760 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: July
  • Victoria’s Secret Market Segmentation

    Victoria’s Secret Market Segmentation

    Apparently, You Can Be Too Sexy By AMY MERRICK February 29, 2008; Page B1 In the year 2007, Victoria's Secret an intimate apparel company reported an 8% drop in sales which has led the company to re-examine its strategies and focus of their market segment while considering diversifying their market segment through overhauling their brand image. The present image of Victoria secret has been described in many ways including; too sexy; for skinny people; teen

    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Yan
  • Victory Junction Gang Camp Fund-Raising

    Victory Junction Gang Camp Fund-Raising

    Victory Junction Gang Camp Fund-raising For four years now, it has been Kyle Petty?s dream to build a camp in his son?s memory for chronic and life-threatening illnesses of children from ages 7 to 15. Kyle and the NASCAR community have been fund raising for over four years to make this dream come true. Actor Paul Newman and Kyle and Pattie Petty are the founders of Victory Junction Gang Camp (VJG). The beautiful, natural setting

    Essay Length: 3,587 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Top
  • Video Game Censorship

    Video Game Censorship

    Video game censorship is growing in the spotlight as technology grows. Parents are more concerned these days about the games their children are playing then ever before. There are many kinds of censorship out there and available for the consumers use. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), self censorship, and video company censorship are just a couple of examples. In some cases video game censorship is being taken to court. This is where a fine

    Essay Length: 2,380 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: July
  • Video Games and Film

    Video Games and Film

    It's dark in the jungle, as Agent Stark moves slowly through trees and then he realizes that he's very low on ammo and so he reloads, crouching behind a rock before doing so. A noise from behind, he spins to see a flash of light and Agent's eyes flash red. Stark has been shot. Before he can even respond the world fades to black. GAME OVER. Don't worry, you saved his spot. This is the

    Essay Length: 511 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Video Games and Violence

    Video Games and Violence

    VIDEO GAMES AND VIOLENCE Tonight on the ten o'clock news, I watched a story about a boy who killed his younger brother as they were playing out parts of the video game Half Life. The two were known in the neighborhood as "Good, friendly and were children that were easy to get along with," said a neighbor. They were acting out parts of the action/adventure game when the younger boy grabbed his dad's loaded gun.

    Essay Length: 363 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Videogame Violence

    Videogame Violence

    Michael Jordan was one of five children born to James and Delores Jordan. He was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn. His parents felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to raise a young family. So instead of trying to endure the streets of Brooklyn, the Jordan family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Michael's father, James, got a job in Wilmington as a mechanic and his mother Delores got a job as a teller

    Essay Length: 1,220 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Top
  • Vietnam Essay Public Opinion the Us Withdrawal

    Vietnam Essay Public Opinion the Us Withdrawal

    Vietnam Essay - To what extent was lack of Public Support the main reason for the eventual US withdrawal from the Vietnam War? America's involvement in Vietnam gradually escalated from 1945 to 1975. Historians debate over why America even got involved in Vietnam, however it is often explained by America believing it should fight against Vietnam because of what the Southeast Asian country stood for - Communism. Many believe if Vietnam fell to communism it

    Essay Length: 714 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Viewer Discretion Advised

    Viewer Discretion Advised

    Viewer Discretion Advised Viewer Discretion Advised Imagine attending a formal dinner party. The couple that is hosting the party has two sons; the children's ages are three and four years old. The boys have been watching a somewhat inappropriate television station that has just aired an ad about Trojan condoms. The children come running out of the family room chanting "Trojan Man, Trojan Man!" This could be an awkward situation to explain to the guests.

    Essay Length: 336 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jack
  • Views of Illegal Immigration Throughout the U.S

    Views of Illegal Immigration Throughout the U.S

    Jeffrey Fisher 11/26/2007 Eng 100-01 Hartzell Views of Illegal Immigration throughout the U.S Visibly there are many viewpoints surrounding illegal immigrants and whether or not it should be legalized to come to America. Immigration is the movement of people into one place from another. Illegal immigration refers to immigration across national borders in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. Under this definition, an illegal immigrant is a foreigner who either

    Essay Length: 1,322 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Views of Illegal Immigration Throughout the U.S

    Views of Illegal Immigration Throughout the U.S

    Jeffrey Fisher 11/26/2007 Eng 100-01 Hartzell Views of Illegal Immigration throughout the U.S Visibly there are many viewpoints surrounding illegal immigrants and whether or not it should be legalized to come to America. Immigration is the movement of people into one place from another. Illegal immigration refers to immigration across national borders in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. Under this definition, an illegal immigrant is a foreigner who either

    Essay Length: 1,322 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • Viking Game Review

    Viking Game Review

    VIKING: Battle for Asgard (Xbox 360) SEGA – 18+ Viking is a brutal hack and slasher game but with the occasional strategic sections to do. The game has some very good graphics and some graphics that could be improved for example the graphics on the close up of skarin and the in game videos are excellent whereas graphics on the scenery such as trees and hills could be improved. The game is a story about

    Essay Length: 358 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Bred
  • Vince Lombardi - Winning Is the only Thing That Matters

    Vince Lombardi - Winning Is the only Thing That Matters

    Vince Lombardi's statement that "winning is the only thing that matters in sport", is one of the truths that are inherent in the world of sports. Athletes are willing to cheat to guarantee success, either through the use of performance-enhancing drugs, or through the act of injuring others. Lombardi's statement not only applies to athletes, but it also applies to countries that athletes are representing. Events such as the Olympics and the World Cup of

    Essay Length: 2,204 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent van Gogh Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch painter, who was considered one of the greatest painters in European art history. Although he may have gone crazy his work is appreciated and evaluated around the world today. Back in the 1800's Vincent van Gogh was not a popular name. In fact, nobody knew who he was until 11 years after his death. Vincent was born into a family of six. His father was

    Essay Length: 321 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Artur
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