Essays Tagged: "13 years old"

Arthur C. Clarke, A Science Fiction Legend

ce very much. He lived on a small farm, and enjoyed frequent trips to the nearby ocean. When he was 13 years old, he constructed his own telescope, and changed a bike light to transmit sound along the ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Vision Of Emma Blau, by Ursula Hegi

es of home in their language and rituals. In 1894 Stefan Blau leaves Europe for America; he is only 13 years old, but he feels the need for another country so strongly that it wakes him up at night. A ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character is molded by experience. Refers to Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

mental happiness become the force which eventually leads Emma Bovary to commit suicide.When she was 13 years old, Pere Rouault took his daughter, Emma, to town to put her in a convent where she would ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay on the effects of smoking and alcohol w/bibliography

and low self-esteem. The average teen smoker smokes their first full cigarette by the time they are 13 years old. This is a time in their life when they do not know how to balance the stress of everyd ...

(3 pages) 120 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Andrew Johnson Biography

g and taking in washing for local residents.Andrew's mother apprenticed him to a tailor when he was 13 years old. It has been predicted that the shop foreman probably taught him how to read since tail ... rs.During Johnson's presidency term in office two amendments to the Constitution were ratified. The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. The 14th Amendment granted citizenship to all ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Child Abuse: Personal Response

believed that the left side of her brain that caters to language was immature, even though she was 13 years old. This young girl was in this state for most of her life, and I feel that a parent with ...

(2 pages) 199 3 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Biography of Dawn Fraser.

he loved going too the pool and decided to give her lessons. But sadly he passed away when you were 13 years old. Later, you were heard to say, ?I can remember crawling through the window where he was ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Character Sketch on Lindo Jong, from "The Joy Luck Club".

s and tried to be more and more like her mother. Lindo was arranged to be married when she was just 13 years old. Lindo's parents told her not to shame them and to be an obedient wife and daughter-in- ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a paper written on john napier, who he was and what he did for math!

h, in 1550. He was known as "Marvelous Merchiston" for his genius and imagination. When he was just 13 years old when he attended St. Salvador's College, University of St. Andrews. Although he attende ...

(1 pages) 59 1 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Alcohol and Teen Drinking

ing anytime soon.The average age for starting drinking now, for males is 11, and for females, it is 13 years old. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse estimates that people who begin drinking befor ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

My diary

is white!After that day I saw much ships. Different sizes and forms, names. Even if I was only 13 years old I knew how to read, my queen teaches me that. And she told me that something strange ha ... I was shocked. And family ties nothing mean?My parents are really worry about me because I was 13 but I looked much older. And they said I need to stay at home all day. And now I'm sitting here w ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A fictional story, depicting the escape to freedom of several slaves.

his land, you are free." she said. She said that they would meet again there, someday...Zoe was now 13 years old and worked in the cotton fields 6 long days a week, was served 3 cold and horrible meal ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

t of current related web-links.We learn, for example, that when a boy named Joseph, from Benin, was 13 years old, a stranger arranged with his parents for him to go to neighboring Togo to make a bette ...

(3 pages) 167 3 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My Grandmother's Battle

In the summer of 1999, when I was 13 years old, my life changed forever. When my grandmother began to not act like herself. I knew so ...

(5 pages) 36 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Description of a jury trial in an english court, how effective they are and some criticisms.

aged between 18 and 70 and have lived in the UK for a period of at least five years since they were 13 years old.Some people, however, are ineligible for jury service. This might be because of their w ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Critically discuss what the social psychology student was referring to in the above scenario using a theory of pro-social behaviour as a framework.

Lily is 13 years old and tall for her age. One afternoon, she confronts a suspicious-looking stranger loiter ...

(5 pages) 76 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gutzon Borglum - Creater of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota

the memory is etched in your mind forever. I visited the memorial in the summer of 1983, when I was 13 years old. I was awestruck by the splendor, size, and beauty of the memorial. An American sculpto ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Wild Child: Consider what impact isolation had on her development in each stage. Ethical dilemmas, schisms and explain critical period in relation to genie.

She had not learned to talk and had been denied normal human reaction. When she was found, she was 13 years old but had the appearance of a child much younger. From the day she was found, the effects ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A chronological biography Vincent Willem Van Gogh

19-1907), was born on March 30, 1853 in a small village of Groot Zundert, Holland. Until the age of 13 Vincent Van Gogh was at a boarding school in Zevenbergen, at 13 years old he continued his educat ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Defects of Human Nature: One of the numerous flaws in human nature which is illustrated in "Lord of the Flies" is the reluctance of admitting one's mistakes.

mitting one's mistakes.The characters in this novel are of young age, the oldest being around 12 or 13 years old. This leaves room for many mistakes to be made, as young children are bound to make mis ...

(3 pages) 2440 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding