Ivory Essay Topics

Ivory in the Early to Late Middle Ages: Popularity and Value

Ivory, which is similar in appearance to a bone, comes from the teeth and tusks of elephants, pigs, hippos, mammoths etc. It has been used by man from the earliest times in history for cultural, religious and secular objects. According to Gardner, Kleiner and Mamiya, carved ivories were familiar sites in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia… View Article

Heart of Darkness Study Guide

Chapter 1 1. The setting of the story begins on the Nellie, a ship. The turn of the tide is significant because it gives the men on board extra time to talk, and Marlow begins telling his story. In addition, symbolically, the turning of the tide conveys a change, and perhaps, foreshadowing of the story…. View Article