Essays Tagged: "abducted"

Aquarius. Viewing and history

pilling water from an urn. Aquarius is identified with Ganymede, a beautiful young shepherd who was abducted by Zeus and taken to Mount Olympus to be the cup bearer for the gods. Stars: ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

inda Barro also puts in an extremely believable performanceas Dreyfuss's side-kick in search of her abducted son. But perhaps the most hiddensuccess of this movie is the very underrated actress Teri G ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Coming Home." Description: The essay is about 12 22year olds whose lives change with the dissapearance of 8 people they know.

gone. I called her work: no answer. I called her cell phone: no answer. I thought maybe that aliens abducted her the night before, but that is not possible. I would have seen lights or heard something ...

(12 pages) 84 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Do UFO's Exist?

h 701 of the reports (5.6 percent) were listed as unexplained.Some people claim that they have been abducted by extraterrestrials. A Harvard professor has taken these 'abductees' and puts them in a hy ...

(3 pages) 83 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Twain's Pessimism in Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain

n from people. In the beginning we see him living a prim and proper life with the widow. He is then abducted by his father, and for a time is relieved to get out of the moral trappings of the town, an ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Parental Kidnapping

It is estimated that a child is missing or abducted in this country every 40 seconds. (US Dept. of Justice)I chose parental kidnapping as a top ... who were abandoned!*438,200 children who were lost, injured, or otherwise missing!*354,000 children abducted by family members!Most of the victims are between the ages of 2 to 11.Out of those 81% were ... This journal article talked about the shift in kidnapping laws. Back in the 1979 when Stephen Fagen abducted his two young daughters and fled from Massachusetts to Florida. His former wife Barbara Kur ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/2002

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

Juvenile delinquency

ish judges, lawmakers, and attorneys were facing a brand-new murder. " A toddler, aged 2 years, was abducted and exposed to torture and finally battered on the railroad tracks waiting for a train to d ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

Elizabeth smart.

ne 5, 2002. Elizabeth's 9-year old sister, Mary Catherine, told investigators that an older man had abducted Elizabeth at knifepoint. Mitchell had previously worked for Ed and Lois Smart as a handy ma ...

(2 pages) 98 6 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The development of Sierre Leone.

still less than a quarter of the militants have surrendered and few of the 10,000 children who were abducted during the war have been released. Sierra Leone is still a very dangerous place to live.(3) ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fugitive Pieces.

d concentrate in art in their spare time, while Jakob fears for his sister Bella, who is 15 and was abducted while his parents were murdered. From the blood-drenched scene, he is magically saved by Gr ...

(2 pages) 46 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Huckleberry Finn: How it expressed Mark Twain's pessimistic views on the South's social and governmental's system

e moral value that that Twain addressed was the greediness of Americans. Early in the story Huck is abducted by his greedy father. He only returned to get a piece of Huck's fortune. Also, while travel ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Stem Cell Research Controversy

ys, on the dark, often desolate, path that leads from her car to class. One daunting evening she is abducted, raped, and to her distress impregnated. On the other side of the diminutive town Michael J ...

(7 pages) 324 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

This essay is on the novel entitled Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut

lity soon came into play when he began to believe that aliens who inhabited the planet Tralfamadore abducted him. There he remains to be "unstuck in time"- a term used to express the experience of his ...

(16 pages) 78 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theme of Absurdity in Slaughterhouse-5

away the pain and tragedy of war, Billy looses his humanity. The Tralfamadorians, an alien race who abducted Billy on the night of his daughter's wedding, taught him that the human concept of free wil ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Oedipus Rex writeen by Sophocles and translated by Robert Fitzgerald. It is about two ways to interpret a passage.

to protect his secret burial place. More than that, Theseus brings back Oedipus' daughters who were abducted by Creon. Oedipus apologizes for not thanking Theseus right away, instead of talking to his ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Current Situation in Uganda.

's resistance army at the Gulu district in Northern Uganda. Children of 8 to 17 years old are being abducted and kidnapped by the brutal rebels. The LRA has abducted more than 20,000 children; about 8 ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Critically assess the reasons for the widespread use of rape as a weapon of war in the former Yugoslavia.

month of occupation. In Korea during World War II between 100,000 and 200,000 'comfort women' were abducted to rape camps and raped or sexually tortured.Whether it was because of a rise in feminist t ...

(8 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biomechanics of throwing of a javelin

of the (V form)* Thumb lies along the side of the binding* Stand with right food forward* Right arm abducted in the sagittal plane, forearm flexed so the elbow is pointed forward* Palm of the right ha ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Critical View of James Patterson and his book "The Big Bad Wolf"

igh profile case. It seems that a lot of high class, young, and attractive women have been recently abducted across the United States. After being abducted, these women are being trafficked into the h ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discussing the theme of "Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe: War Within one's self

ns.Okonkwo is a concerned and loving father, even thou he often does not show it. When Ekweifi gets abducted by the priestess, Okonkwo goes to the shrine three times and gets "gravely worried" (112) a ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature