Essays Tagged: "Blizzard"

This essay describes how "Snow in August", written by Pete Hamill, incorporates the uses of fairy-tale elements in the novel.

ncidence, can be seen when Michael Devlin is on his way to church. He is battling his way through a blizzard when he hears someone calling him. Michael responds to the hollering man, Rabbi Hirsch, and ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Alternate ending for "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Not quite as positive as the final chapter in the book.

to their skin, injecting acute pangs of chilliness. A curtain of mist lowered and trapped them in a blizzard. Jonas looked around, completely disorientated. A landscape of snow met his sore eyes. An e ...

(7 pages) 628 3 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Woody Guthrie Life in the 1930's

s struggled to make a living as crop prices dropped. In 1935 the great dust storm called the "Black Blizzard" swept through Texas and left the land barren. Woody decided to move to Los Angeles, where ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Irony Usage in the Short Story "The Painted Door" By: Ross Sinclair

his short story takes place in the great depression of the 1930's in Saskatchewan during a horrific blizzard. Two of the three characters, Ann and Steven, are the main cause of most of the irony expre ... t story, "The Painted Door," by Ross Sinclair was written in the 1930's during a harsh Saskatchewan blizzard. Ann and Steven are the ones who are the cause Johns death because of a farm wife's lonelin ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Going Beyond the Wires

The nurse left theroom before I could have a chance to answer. She left me with my memories of the blizzard thatoccurred in 1931. "Betsy...Betsy come on back to the house now." ... get little Davy's breathing under control." Sure enough as the day turned into night an ice blizzard put our magic fairyland ofelectricity out. Back we went to the wood burning cookstove and b ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Collection of Original Poems...

atch,And the cricket from the lizard.I took the wonder from your lips,And grabbed the cold from the blizzard.I look for youIn the glowBut only findMy wishes.I take my notesOn how to float,But end up l ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

MY IDOL

Beck went snow-blind in the Death-Zone of Everest and spent a night there out in the open during a blizzard that took away the lives of his nine colleagues. He had frostbites so extreme that it seems ... acity deserves to be applaud. Under those kind of harsh conditions of not only the mountain and the blizzard,the chances of anyone staying there in the open for a night and survive is almost zero. ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Creative Short Story: Gothic Genre

ere was not a car in sight and it was slightly snowing. Within an hour or so the snow turned into a blizzard and the ice poured down like plague of descending locusts. The snow was becoming too thick ... my engine fuel! I panicked. I got out of my car and started running aimlessly hoping to outrun the blizzard. Within a few minutes I was exhausted and was freezing from the cold. I hopelessly collapse ...

(3 pages) 35 0 1.0 Feb/2007

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

Historical Weather Patterns of Michigan

locals are convinced that their weather conditions are the weirdest. They'll tell you about the big blizzard, the great flood, or the hideous humidity, convinced that decades of harsh weather have sha ...

(3 pages) 3370 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Advice To Youth

arrow was flying south for the winter, and on its journey towards home it was frozen solid during a blizzard. The frozen sparrow fell to the ground and landed near a cow. (now why a cow was outside du ...

(2 pages) 13 1 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ethan Frome Essay

nd optimistic. The story begins with a narrator describing the harsh New England winter. The blizzard that occurs during the prologue creates an image of an acrimonious land. With the image of ...

(2 pages) 860 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descriptive Winter Essay

ch of green color coming through the deep snow. Time seems to be frozen, along with my feet, in the blizzard of white and wind. I can't tell I'm moving or standing completely still.Realizing it's the ...

(1 pages) 12938 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Storm Of The Century

wer interested. The video starts off with a brief summary of storms from the past. The Great Blizzard of '88 in the eastern United States left over 400 people dead. Even though in the 1800s mod ...

(2 pages) 519 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analysis of the Character of Ann from "The Painted Door" by Sinclair Ross

oments where her rebellious personality is shown, such as when she went out of the house during the blizzard to feed the animals when John had plainly stated to her, "Everything's fed and watered, and ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sheyann Webb

Annie was around 6, her father contracted pnemonia while traveling the 18 miles home from town in a blizzard, and died in the spring of 1866. Afterward, Susan had trouble supporting the six childen. A ...

(2 pages) 477 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

LsW

uld be their sport to perfect in. Four out of the dive kids one day were shoveling snow after a big blizzard in the Massachusetts region. Me and Ryan McCauley, triplet brothers, started doing wrestlin ...

(11 pages) 753 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

FREAK ACCIDENT “Freak Accident,” a novel, by Nick and Don

y only setting an individual up for failure and disappointment. As part of a college experience the blizzard in the novel," Freak Accident," represents formidable turns and dead ends unplanned for. Th ...

(2 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

FREAK ACCIDENT “Freak Accident,” a novel, by Nick and Don

y only setting an individual up for failure and disappointment. As part of a college experience the blizzard in the novel," Freak Accident," represents formidable turns and dead ends unplanned for. Th ...

(2 pages) 413 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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y only setting an individual up for failure and disappointment. As part of a college experience the blizzard in the novel," Freak Accident," represents formidable turns and dead ends unplanned for. Th ...

(2 pages) 409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marketing Analysis of Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment® is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After es ... ainment® is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers ... computer games. By focusing on creating well-designed, highly enjoyable entertainment experiences, Blizzard has maintained an unparalleled reputation for quality since its inception.Blizzard's track ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing