Essays Tagged: "anticipation"

"The Season Opener" this is a creative writing that uses the five senses to express the first game of the softball season.

re fought with spears, swords, and guns. While we waited to begin, three things crossed my mind: my anticipation, my preparation, and the game, which would eventually come.As my anticipation arose, th ... thirst with ice-cold, fruit flavored Gatorade. As the vicious girls on the opposing team swung with anticipation, the umpire behind the plate consistently called the pitches with the shouting words of ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Holiday

e mailbox. He adds a few letters in the mailbox and speeds off to the next house. Racing outside in anticipation, my heart suddenly sinks discovering its only a Telstra bill. I hate when the phone bil ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Graduation

things would quickly change. I woke up at7:00 a.m., which is extremely early by my standards, with anticipation of the day I hadbeen waiting for. After sitting around for 3 hours I made my way over t ...

(2 pages) 108 0 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"To Build a Fire" by Jack London. Descriptive and defined points and quotes

al, as well as his dog's too. Anything that the man and his dog comes into contact with, creates an anticipation for disaster in the story.London places a strong emphasis on the setting in the introdu ... al, as well as his dog's too. Anything that the man and his dog comes into contact with, creates an anticipation for disaster in the story.London places a strong emphasis on the setting in the introdu ...

(9 pages) 202 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Unexpected Horizons

ed me if I wanted to go this weekend. We departed that Saturday morning after almosta week of sheer anticipation, our destination, Port Canaveral, home of of some of the bestfishing on the east coast ...

(4 pages) 78 1 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Experiencing skydiving and the lessons it can teach.

love the way the wind embraces me. My best jump was my first jump due to the exceptional feeling of anticipation and exhilaration.I got suited up and marched towards the plane along with my best frien ...

(3 pages) 86 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Keats' poem "Ode to a Grecian Urn" deconstricts humanity's mortality and in the end urges people to take pleasure in what remains, namely beauty. WARNING: The essay gets a bit sassy towards the end.

eneration waste". The Grecian Urn will stay forever in that blush of life, where the beginning, the anticipation, the curiosity abounds forever. The possibilities for the characters on the urn are end ...

(5 pages) 120 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A funny story during a Ski trip.

n the heart of the Vermont Aileen and Megan greeted their first day of skiing that winter with much anticipation. It was the type of day when the clouds seemed to blanket the sky, leaving no clue that ...

(3 pages) 81 1 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

2017 a short story about the end of the world. Heavily symbolic.

e world had been beaten by their own game. Their own people soon turned on the few who remained. In anticipation of the war, the great armies of the Earth had begun cloning programs. The products of t ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

A story of a butterfly growing up and discovering what it really is.

ctures had become a hole slightly large enough for me to squeeze through. I quickly squeezed out in anticipation as my heart pumped like pistons in a steam train at full speed. It looked to be the mor ... wasn't sure because it had been too long and I could no longer tell. Amongst my feelings of joy and anticipation I could sense the stench of danger in the air.I gazed throughout the treetops investiga ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My Graduation.

une. The story begins by introducing the preparations for graduation. It describes the hard work, anticipation, and excitement that goes into this event, . This event brings people of all ages toge ... of Angelou's graduation finally approached, it seemed very similar to mine; the preparations, the anticipation, and all the excitement. I felt as though I was reliving my graduation through Angel ...

(4 pages) 176 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How M. Butterfly Uses The Art Of Illusion To Foster Stereotypes Among Its Main Characters.

ation of its actual nature. As a result, illusions can generate a sense of mystery, excitement, and anticipation for the people who harbor them.Unlike stereotypes, illusions are created or interpreted ...

(6 pages) 220 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Alfred Hitchcock Analysis.

is horror movies so great. It is the suspense that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats in anticipation, fear and excitement. This sheer exposure and incorporation of suspense into all of his ... reates an aura and sense of complete suspension throughout the movie, of pleasurable excitement and anticipation that can not be simply let go and must be experienced in it's entirety. It is this amaz ...

(13 pages) 225 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Fear! speech which delves into what fear is and how it affects peoples day to day living.

you to close your eyes, the echoing of "night noises" resonating off darkened bedroom walls or the anticipation of creepy nightmares, sleeping can prove a scary prospect for young and old alike.As lo ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This is about the hydrothermal vent systems under the water.

Hydrothermal VentsAfter months of anticipation, I finally get to go on the Alvin Submersible. Our main assignment is to study the mari ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Analysis of cultural issues.

tural differences between China and UK. Understanding of the culture leads to better communication, anticipation of behaviour, ability to distinguish correct, reasonable, acceptable, safe behaviour an ...

(2 pages) 137 2 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is Henry V the "star of england" or a flawed human being. Analysis of a modern day and Shakespearean audience's reaction to the way Henry V is portrayed.

n audience would haveenjoyed this speech of Henry's very much, due to the wit included, and withthe anticipation of war, to them , Henry's attitude to war, and being a soldiermake him a star, but to a ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

God's Gift.

s not much that you seek,I will pick a little something,Just to make your life complete."With great anticipation,I looked forward to my gift,I wondered what God had in mind,That would give me such a l ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Epicuris and His Life Objective".

ion of desire; satiation" and appetitive which is a "pleasure derived from the pursuit of pleasure; anticipation" It is difficult to live a life without any pleasure and according to Epicureanism, one ...

(6 pages) 75 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Graduation" written by Maya Angelou is about a young black girl who waits with great pride at her graduation day but gets put down by a white man who says a speech.

AnticipationImagine how it would feel to have someone of another race speak at your graduation and p ... n" written by Maya Angelou. In this story we see how a young black girl awaits with great pride and anticipation her graduation day. When the day finally arrives, her dreams and expectations are shado ...

(2 pages) 36501 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers