Essays Tagged: "bad weather"

Alive, by Piers Paul Read, is the story of how a Uruguayan rugby team and their friends who survived for ten weeks in the Andes after their chartered plane to Chile crashed.

to Chile crashed. The plane took off on October 12, 1972, from Montevideo for Santiago. Reports of bad weather in the Andes brought the plane down in Mendoza, a small Argentinean town close to the An ... us, and they hadn't prepared their gear sufficiently. Consequently, they returned after two days in bad shape and without finding anything useful. This caused the morale of the others to plummet. Unli ...

(5 pages) 149 3 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

A media analysis of the film 'Psycho' by Alfred Hitchcock. Looking specifically at voyeurism, third person narrative and the roles of both male and female characters.

en Marian pulls up in her car outside the motel, there isa tense atmosphere which is created by the bad weather and the fact that shearrived in the dark. Using this setting makes us (the audience) fee ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.5 Mar/2003

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

Is air travel safe?

n never be completely eliminated.Looking first at natural causes, at least three can be identified. Bad weather is one. This included storms, icing and air pockets in the case of light aircraft; less ... ave strict regulations governing air traffic control. Any strike by operatives will cause grounding-bad enough, but preferable to taking risks.Another cause of trouble may be the age of the aircraft. ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The causes and consequences of rural to urban migration.

jobs available in rural areas are agricultural based. The introduction of labour saving devices and bad weather conditions has decreased the demand for labour in the agricultural sector. The decrease ...

(2 pages) 41410 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Life in Antarctica.

secure everything by attaching our equipment together and staking it to the ground. If we encounter bad weather or extremely high winds during the day we stop and make camp immediately to protect ours ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Book review of the life of Perugino..in Giorgio Vasari's Life of the artists translated by George Bull

ist himself and therefore of an industrious nature. He quotes Perugino as always saying "that after bad weather there has to be good." (1) It could almost reflect the preaching of the Church, live you ... clumsy fool". Their dispute was settled by the Tribunal of the Eight in Florence; Perugino came off badly and maybe this was the start of his demise.More significantly for Vasari is that Perugino was ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Driving safely in bad weather.

Driving Safely In Bad WeatherThe snow and ice that drape the land in the winter can be beautiful, but that same snow a ... p a vehicle is to drive it.·Here is a quick checklist you should check for before driving in bad weather.1.Tires with plenty of tread2.Windshield wipers in good condition3.Windshield washer has ... s, newspapers or other similar materials you might have in the car.Always remember there is more to bad weather than just snow and ice there is also fog and rain.What is fog?Fog and mist are both made ...

(7 pages) 71 3 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Explain (or analyse) how Baz Lurhmann makes 'Romeo and Juliet' interesting for a modern audience.

meant that his performance had to contest with the elements meaning a play could be interrupted by bad weather. As the film version was shot over a period of time, if bad weather interrupted a scene ...

(8 pages) 58 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Women in Combat. Show the naked truth that women who is known as soft senstive human can be very dangerous if question comes for her country's security.

heat detectors, radar, cameras, microphones and other devices. Some can even penetrate darkness and bad weather. Targets are being destroyed by weapons from pilotless vehicles. The rapid shift away fr ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Concrete finishers job out line

Workers must bend and kneel often. Many of the jobs are outdoors and work is usually stopped during bad weather. The work either indoors or outdoors, may be in muddy, dusty, and dirty areas. To avoid ...

(2 pages) 54 2 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Title:The many disadvantages of Camping Teacher comment: "Very good development,essay is unified, and coherent."

anning, tent camping can be an extremely frustrating experience due to uncontrolled factors such as bad weather, wildlife encounters, and equipment failures.Nothing can dampen the excited anticipation ... embarking on camping trips; however, mother nature is often unpredictable and there is no guarantee bad weather will be eluded.Another problem likely to be faced during a camping trip is run-ins with ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Meteorology

atmosphere and it's changing weather.Ever since my house flooded in 1995, I have been afraid of any bad weather. Last year I realized that I wanted to understand the way weather worked more, so I deci ...

(1 pages) 42 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

A Step Forward The advantages of Web-based conferencing

an even control the pace of the demonstration. No more cancelled meetings due to travel problems or bad weather.The overall theme of the Army today is "support" and "train". Which one supersedes the o ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

'Theme parks - Value for money?' Discursive essay

is a complete waste of money paying extra for an adult ticket. Sometimes rides are shut because of bad weather or for maintenance and they still make you pay the full price. Also when a family goes t ... ed at extortionate prices. There is often ride photos that you feel obliged to buy even if you look bad in them.I think theme parks are targeted to children and teenagers who perhaps don't realise the ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Chinese Facing Discrimination in the United States

day was extremely long. Their living conditions were inadequate; no protection was provided against bad weather or frequent avalanches.As more Chinese stayed in this country, laws such as Foreign Mine ...

(4 pages) 101 1 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The issue of World War II according to the historical facts

the outbreak of war the Canadian Navy consisted of about 3000 men and 11 fighting ships.During the bad weather, there were some indescribable mess decks inside the corvette; it would be difficult to ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why is the play "Macbeth" so concerned with images of "fair" and "foul"?

he witches, and immediately makes him appear similar to the three weird sisters. He is referring to bad weather as foul and their victory against Norway as fair, starting the long list of contrasts be ... ul aspect of the play is revealed. The news that they bring him is mainly good, but it reveals some bad news. They tell him that he is now Thane of Cawdor, but Macbeth doesn't know what happened to th ...

(4 pages) 36 2 3.7 Mar/2006

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

Book Cover Assessment for Shakespeare's Plays - "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Merchant of Venice"

In "Merchant of Venice", the problem towards Antonio occurs due to bad weather at the sea which eventually causes his ships to be delayed which allowed him to exceed t ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Bermuda Triangle - Short and Sweet

e warp- Another one of the US's secret hideouts- Atlantis rising to the surface of the sea, causing bad weather- Giant octapus pulling everything under the seaOn 5 December 1945, five Navy Avenger bom ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Was the Battle of the Somme Justified?

Belgian coast through France until the frontiers of Switzerland. The soldiers on this battle faced bad weather, dirt, diseases and death. The British accepted the idea of this battle that originated ... e Somme is next to be remembered. This battle is worth studying and knowing about because no matter bad or good, wrong or right tactics used people learn from them and learn not to make those mistakes ...

(9 pages) 28 0 4.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I