Essays Tagged: "Beth"

The Hard Lesson

of thenight to come and the events that would unfold. I was really starting to like thisgirl named Beth and felt that tonight I would be able to socialize with her a littlebit. She had blonde hair an ... ad recently bought.I wanted my car to look its best in for the party. I was hoping I would be takingBeth home in it after the party and I wanted her to be impressed. After I wasfinished washing it the ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay was written as a compliment to the novel, "Ordinary People."

The lunchroom that they met in was cold, much too cold for December at least, and Beth pulls her cashmere coat tightly around her small frame. It was a gift from Cal, two years ago. ... ars ago. A Christmas present, she remembered. God, won't someone turn on the heat in here? Wait, no Beth, don't ask, it makes you look needy. No, she'd rather be cold than complain to these people. Th ... than complain to these people. They'd beckon to her wish, of course, because no one wants to upset Beth. They think I'm unstable. She hated that part the most. She didn't cry, because that makes her ...

(3 pages) 58 3 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Summary of the novel "Ordinary People"

et in Lake Forest, Illinois, during the 1970s. The action focuses on the Jarrett family--Calvin and Beth and their son Conrad. Before the action of the book begins, there was a second Jarrett son--Buc ... mself, thinking about the past and his son and wife. It is clear from the beginning that Calvin and Beth have serious communication problems. Essentially, Calvin wants to talk through the past with hi ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Type of motivation used in the novel Ordinary People, by Judith Guest

ernal forces surrounding Conrad, he may never have had the desire to kill himself. Conrad's mother, Beth Jarret, had the greatest influence on Conrad's desire to put an end to his life. Her undeniable ... essness put a vast amount of pressure on Conrad and her family to meet her expectations. Because of Beth's beliefs and moral standards that had to be nothing less than perfect, she indirectly, and mos ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character analysis of Guest's Ordinary People. Analyzes Cal, Beth, and Conrad and how there actions are related.

s. In line with such, Cal is often quite feeble minded, while at other times he stands his grounds. Beth is nearly Cal's double or a yin to the yang, being emotionally and altogether mentally robust. ... e is the old adage that the "apple doesn't fall far from the tree," and through analysis of Cal and Beth, Conrad's persona takes form.In a very altruistic move in which he swallows his pride(a passion ...

(3 pages) 77 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ordinary People: Beth & Calvin Analysis

onships are like that and some even worse.In the case of the Jarrett family, the mother and father, Beth and Calvin would have stayed together had there not been an accident in the family. What the ac ... was bring out their true selves and it became very obvious that the family was very dysfunctional. Beth and Cal are nearly complete opposites. Cal is often quite feeble minded, while at other times h ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

"Riding the Bus with My Sister" by Rachael Simon: Informal Response.

Throughout the book there are many instances of this for example Gus, one of the bus drivers, tells Beth that she shouldn't be going into the driver's room even if she just goes in to use the bathroom ... river's, even past friends, can't stand her. Most have a tolerance for mentally retarded people but Beth is different, this ties into another issue but more on that later. This intolerance doesn't onl ...

(3 pages) 30 1 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Change

character of Josephine, a 17 year old girl trapped in poverty, with three sisters; meg the oldest, Beth, Jo and Aimee the youngest. Jo's changing self experience is depicted as she is present at the ... s across the room, the general idea of sadness are spread throughout the atmosphere, it zooms in on Beth's face highlighting her fragile state. The concept of change is evident in the line "I don't li ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sexually Active

Period 5 Should Teens be Sexually Active? My cousin Beth was a senior in high school in Bellevue, Washington. She was the captain of the volleyball team ... f the volleyball team, and had a full paid scholarship to the local university. Some people assumed Beth was sexually active, but didn't think much of it until she got pregnant at seventeen years of a ... chool, but soon dropped out and got a job at Blimpies Deli. After one month of working at Blimpies, Beth quit and emotionally broke down. She didn't know whether to keep the baby or to put it up for a ...

(2 pages) 474 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Road Trip

riends love to hang out with each other. Josh's friend E.L. wants Josh to hock up with a girl named Beth. Josh does eventually gets together with her that's a night no man would forget. Just to make s ... s together with her that's a night no man would forget. Just to make sure that he doesn't forget it Beth records it. The next day josh acts all happy and the guys wonder why, well, he explains "I had ...

(8 pages) 730 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Cure For Death By Lightning

were interesting and believable. Particularly, Mrs. Weeks who was the mother of the main character Beth. At the beginning of the novel I felt that Mrs. Weeks was a bit strange, but was also a strong ... ly on this day and then move the cows through the sheep pasture and into the barnyard,"(P.43) Beth the main character. Waking up extra early to tend to the farm would not be on the top of my lis ...

(4 pages) 522 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Little Woman

es of her childhood and putting them down on paper. This is the story of four young girls, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, and how they endure all the trouble and hardships that come along during their ... rest of her life. There were also more serious lessons to be learned, like when one of the sisters, Beth, dies. By the end of the book, they really have turned from little women into real women.Jo was ...

(4 pages) 348 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shpere

introduction.As the rising action starts to take off you just sink into the same world that Norman, Beth, and Harry, the three protagonists, are living in. You start to feel claustrophobic as your rea ... light blinked "ADJUSTING ATMOSPHERE". They walked in and checked the air. It was okay according to Beth's test so they one by one cautiously took off their masks and breathed in the cool crisp air. T ...

(8 pages) 418 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sphere

Title: SPHERE Author: Michael Crichton Copyright: 1987 Main Characters: Harry, Beth, "Jerry", Norman, Ted, Barnes Setting South Pacific under water 1,00 feet under in a cylinder h ... ish there were instruction on how to operate. We all looked at each other is this some kind of joke Beth said. No Barnes said I don't understand it. Well lets follow the instructions then. The door op ... hen we got back there was no sign up harry. We looked everywhere. We must have left him in the ship Beth said. I will go back and get him Barnes said. When Barnes went back he was in for a surprise. H ...

(7 pages) 415 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The One

enny pushes her real dad away. That was very shocking Premise: It's every parent's worst nightmare. Beth Cappadora loses her young son Ben in a bustling hotel lobby. Emotion intensifies with very hour ... to days. Days into weeks. Weeks into months. And months into years--nine to be exact. Then one day, Beth goes to the door of her new home in Chicago and is met by a sweet neighbor boy who offers his l ...

(1 pages) 405 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The One

enny pushes her real dad away. That was very shocking Premise: It's every parent's worst nightmare. Beth Cappadora loses her young son Ben in a bustling hotel lobby. Emotion intensifies with very hour ... to days. Days into weeks. Weeks into months. And months into years--nine to be exact. Then one day, Beth goes to the door of her new home in Chicago and is met by a sweet neighbor boy who offers his l ...

(1 pages) 362 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The One

enny pushes her real dad away. That was very shocking Premise: It's every parent's worst nightmare. Beth Cappadora loses her young son Ben in a bustling hotel lobby. Emotion intensifies with very hour ... to days. Days into weeks. Weeks into months. And months into years--nine to be exact. Then one day, Beth goes to the door of her new home in Chicago and is met by a sweet neighbor boy who offers his l ...

(1 pages) 335 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Childhood Experiences and Personalities

nts. Judge me by my own talents". Stubborn, hard-working and opinionated to a fault, my grandmother Beth has been one of the most positive influences in my life.I can't remember a time when she didn't ... tains. Long after her peers stopped working and retired to sunny beaches in Florida, my grandmother Beth still runs her business 6 days a week. " Work is good for the soul", she insists, keeping the s ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Killing Bethany Walker

few months, I did something I still can’t believe.Six months and three days ago my best friend Bethany introduced me to Tom- who had just moved here from Sydney. Tom and I started hanging out eve ... here from Sydney. Tom and I started hanging out everyday non stop. I didn’t have the time for Bethany and was always making excuses to my best friend as to why I did not want to go to her house ...

(4 pages) 433 0 3.0 Aug/2008

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

king louis responsible for the french revolution

rst need to be responsible for ourselves before we can be responsible for others. This is something Beth should have thought of before taking on the responsibility of taking her mom's car. A responsib ... son wouldn't walk out of a change room and head to the direction of the door. Keeps me wondering if Beth was a responsible person. I mean she did handle that situation in the cop car responsibly.Beth' ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions