Essays Tagged: "Bird"

Birds

This is a report about birds in general Very good!Birds are some of the most amazing animals on earth. Most have the abilit ... . Most have the ability to fly.Some use ground travel. Some use claws, others use only their beaks. Birds come in manyvarieties of colors and sizes.Birds are warm-blooded, egg-laying creatures from th ... e warm-blooded, egg-laying creatures from the aves class. Along with theobvious feathers and wings, birds have other adaptations for flying such as a wide keel onthe sternum, with large wing muscles a ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The American Alligator" its diet, mating habits, predators, and daily rituals.

being.The American Alligator lives off eating fish and stingrays. It also eats snakes and turtles. Birds that wade in the shallows of the gator hole such as heron often provide food for the hungry al ... alligators raises about 10 million dollars annually. Predators of baby alligators are large wading birds. Ground hornbills, wild cats, and mountain lizards are also a threat. The predators are not on ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The awakening" by kate chopin.

rward to Edna'sindependence; it is also a cage. She has escaped Leonce's cage but is a domesticated bird who needs to fly, butcannot because of the restraints society places on women and Robert's agre ... shows her gain in independence. As the ocean is a setting place of rebirth for Edna, she is a caged birdbeing set free with the wings that now know how to fly. " The water of the Gulf stretched out be ...

(4 pages) 141 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Bird

"The Bird"Was it alive?, "Wondering to myself what had just transpired!" This is what I said as I turned ... alive?, "Wondering to myself what had just transpired!" This is what I said as I turned my sisters bird over on the ground and feathers flew all around me. It was a Friday morning when I said these w ... had any life left within his poor little body. Instead of waking up and moving about the room, the bird remained in its apparent inert state, like a miniature stuffed animal.While the bird remained o ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alfred Hitchcock

n "Murder", with subliminal sound in "The Secret Agent" and with computer-generated effects in "The Birds". Hitchcock has had an abiding interest in finding ways to incorporate music into the heart of ... sound effects to much the same atmospheric effect: wind in the "Jamaica Inn", waves in "Lifeboat", bird caws in "The Birds". Indeed, in "The Birds" avian noises imitate the functions of music (instea ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

The Birds: Comparisions between story and movie

Have you ever been attacked by birds? I have. I was at the beach feeding breadcrumbs to the seagulls, when I dropped the bag. The b ... breadcrumbs to the seagulls, when I dropped the bag. The bread crumbs spilled everywhereand tens of birds swooped down around me. They practically formed a wall of feathersand flapping sounds. Luckily ... own around me. They practically formed a wall of feathersand flapping sounds. Luckily though, those birds weren't trying to peck my eyes out andkill me. That is exactly what happens in both the short ...

(3 pages) 34 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Appropriation of the old Grimm Fairy Tale Florinda and Yoringal, in a Feminist reading

ished in torturing and destroying life. His favourite pastime was setting traps for wild beasts and birds. He would lure them into the traps after which he killed, boiled and roasted the wild beasts w ... the traps after which he killed, boiled and roasted the wild beasts while he collected the captured birds and kept them in cages. He had thousands of rare and precious birds imprisoned in his castle, ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Awakening by Chopin introduces major themes in the opening scene.

significant themes of Chopin's The Awakening are introduced immediately in the opening scene of the bird in the cage. Edna feels trapped in the small realm of her home, as the bird is trapped in its c ... onformity is introduced because although Edna struggles if she is liberated, she is really like the bird because she doesn't have a choice. Society makes the choice for her. The indifferent manner in ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Birds of a Feather, Dying together

Birds of a Feather, Dying TogetherAll across America, chickens live in unhealthy environments. The e ... chickens live in unhealthy environments. The employees of egg farms are not properly caring for the birds. The lack of care is causing illness and death. The lack of proper cleaning of the birds' cage ... lace to protect animals.Illness, infections, and viruses are common problems on chicken farms where birds live in constant filth and incarceration. These farms are factory farms. Factory farming is an ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

It's about the movie by Alfred Hitchcock, a director who like to make scary movie.

The BirdsBirds are such lovely animals in the world. But in Alfred Hitchcock's , innocent birds become e ... ent birds become evil, and even the clever humanity become weakness and helpless.Every unreasonable bird attach happens since Melanie has been to Bedega Bay with two lovebirds in the cage. Why? Why th ... with resentment and also as a protest. At another former scene of this little restaurant after the birds first attack Melanie, people are all discussing the reason of the bird attack. It's not a puni ...

(3 pages) 65 2 5.0 Jun/2004

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

Birds: Their Habits and Behaviour

Birds :Their habits and behaviour.Distinctive characters of birds :1. Birds are feather clad ... 2. They have a streamlined spindle shaped body that helps them to fly in air.3. The bird's body is divisible into 4 distinct parts - head, tail, neck and trunk.4. The entire bo ... body is divisible into 4 distinct parts - head, tail, neck and trunk.4. The entire body of birds is invested with a close covering of feathers, constituting the plumage.5. The birds h ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Are birds really dinosuars? 1/2 page essay

There is a lot of evidence that birds are dinosaurs. For example some of their traits like clawed toes and scales covering their fee ... xample some of their traits like clawed toes and scales covering their feet. One of the most famous bird fossils from the Jurassic period, the archaeopteryx bird had these traits. Although the archaeo ... ssils from the Jurassic period, the archaeopteryx bird had these traits. Although the archaeopteryx bird could not fly because they don't have feathers and had a flat sternum. Regular birds have a kee ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"A Bird Came Down the Walk" by Emily Dickinson.

The poem "A Bird Came Down the Walk" reminds us of a nursery rhyme because of its rhyme scheme and rhythm. The p ... Walk" reminds us of a nursery rhyme because of its rhyme scheme and rhythm. The poem starts with "A bird came down the walk. He did not know I saw. He bit the angleworm in halves and ate the fellow ra ... imagery in the poem, aside from being simple, is very naturalistic. The reader can easily imagine a bird that "hopped sideways to the wall." There are no thoughts or feelings in this poem; only action ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Alfred Hitchcock films and his style of filmmaking

chcock's works. They are 1951's Strangers on a Train, 1954's Rear Window, 1960's Psycho, 1963's The Birds, and last 1964's Marnie. Each of these films showcases Hitchcock's strong points as a filmmake ... d we are not able to look in for long (film site).The first living creature we see in the film is a bird; this creates a mood that negativity will come (Hitchcock Cinema). As we will learn in The Bird ...

(14 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Birds And Cages

ESSAY Birds and Cages The world is a big place and there are thousands of creatures in it. Although we bel ... om, we rarely give it to the animals that share all the beauty around us. I personally believe that birds are one of the incarcerated living beings and shouldn't be left in cages, but set free to enjo ... ft in cages, but set free to enjoy the space God planned for them.There are many different types of birds, with outrageous colors, sizes and environments. They all share wings that let them fly, allow ...

(2 pages) 873 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Birds

In the story "The Birds" a man and his family hide from birds who are attacking and killing people. In an attemp ... y the man boards the house up with wood. He closes and locks the upstairs bedroom doors to keep the birds from entering the rooms downstairs. All kinds of birds were attacking. The man soon discovered ... entering the rooms downstairs. All kinds of birds were attacking. The man soon discovered that the birds were coming and going with the tides. He learned when it was safe to leave the house and when ...

(1 pages) 451 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Backyard Wildlife

Backyard Wildlife A squirrel is climbing the tree in early morning for a snack, the various birds sing a gentle morning song, and the rabbit sneaks his head around the brick pile to get a peak ... Along with having an arrogant cat and a happy-go-lucky dog, Debbie has built an amazing display of bird feeders and such equipment to draw wildlife to her backyard. Although she resides right beside ...

(5 pages) 382 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The Birds vs

In the movie The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock as well as in the short story "The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier, nature wre ... . Du Maurier selects a seaside town in England. The residents of the towns are brutally attacked by birds that increase in viciousness with every attack. The wind seems to change overnight and it is w ... he weather sets the tone for the catastrophic change in the natural order of things to follow. "The Birds" story and The Birds movie have more differences than similarities.Nat Hocken notices there ar ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of "Sympathy",written by Paul Laurence Dunbar

out the entire poem Dunbar is comparing himself and all African Americans at that time with a caged bird that does not have the freedom to enjoy the nature and does not have the freedom to fly like al ... t does not have the freedom to enjoy the nature and does not have the freedom to fly like all other birds meaning white people at that time.The poet starts the poem with a sentence that is very direct ...

(3 pages) 54018 0 4.6 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Analysis on Maya Angelou's 'Caged Bird'

How has the poet conveyed the idea of inequality in her poem ‘Caged Bird’? How has she made this contrast vivid for the reader?The poet, during the whole poem cont ... id for the reader?The poet, during the whole poem contrasts two very different realities; the caged bird’s and the free bird’s. By alternating the stanzas in the poem, she makes it easier fo ... ’s. By alternating the stanzas in the poem, she makes it easier for the reader to compare both birds. The birds throughout the poem are actually an extended metaphor to the conditions of men, som ...

(3 pages) 1577 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers