Essays Tagged: "Boat"

Cosmic irony in "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane.

Stephen Crane's 'The Open Boat,' is thought to be one of the finest stories ever written by an American. Crane usesa theme of ... is so large and man is so small that the universeis indifferent to the plight of man. In 'The Open Boat,' Crane's theme, cosmic irony, is illustrated through the use ofsymbols for isolation, insignif ... f cosmic irony symbolism used by Craneare, the power of the ocean against the insignificance of the boat, the sea against the universe, and the little boat in avast sea from the people on the shore.Th ...

(2 pages) 160 0 3.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Lake

(2 pages) 50 0 4.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gone Fishin' ("The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop)

now on a higher plateau of respect.The narrator then compares this little fish's greatness with her boat. This 'rented boat' 'leaking oil' from its 'rusted engine' created a rainbow so beautiful that ... usted engine' created a rainbow so beautiful that she became overwhelmed and released the fish. The boat started out imperfect, but so overwhelmed the poet, that she released the fish. Here, the boat ...

(4 pages) 219 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How bravery is shown in "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane

ravery but simply try to help in a time of need. A person, who shows an example of this in the Open Boat, is the captain. The captain displayed his courage, although with no intentions in the end of t ... no intentions in the end of the story in which the captain directs his crew members to get off the boat, and avoid life threatening situations.Throughout the story they captain was helping his crew m ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Case Analysis: Elan and the Competition.

he IndustryA. The market size is relatively small with only 17 major ski and recreational wakeboard boat manufactures nation wide, including Australia.B. Rivalry among the boat manufacturers is spread ... at manufacturers is spread out from the west coast to the east coast.C. Distribution is very small. Boat owners represent such a minute number of the total population of the country.D. Product charact ...

(5 pages) 258 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lake

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

I Love my Daddy! - a story about Kadie's holiday with her father!

envelope. "What is it?" I asked. "Open it and you will see." I ripped open the envelope to reveal a boat pass. "This will let us hire a boat for a day so we can go fishing." I must have had a smile fr ... ited for dad. He put everything in the back and hopped in.I chose a small tinny out of the range of boats that was on offer. Dad put our stuff into the boat and started the motor. The creeks were quit ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Elan and the competition in the ski boat industry

Question 1.What are the chief economic characteristics of the boating industry?Answer1.The major characteristic of the boat industry is the overall economy.2.When ... eristic of the boat industry is the overall economy.2.When the economy is booming then the sales of boats will increase. These types of boats are considered a luxury item and when the economy is faili ... the sales.3.The market size is relatively small with only 17 major skis and recreational wakeboard boat manufactures nation wide, including Australia.4.Rivalry among the boat manufacturers is spread ...

(8 pages) 166 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Aeolia

. One month lost on the great ocean on a voyage that was meant only to take a fortnight. Our humble boat only carries grapes to trade with close islands, but the gods must not look down upon us with f ... hing us away from our newly discovered island, it was pulling us closer. In only a few minutes, our boat would collide with the shore, crushing the hull of our ship, causing half the men to drown, for ...

(10 pages) 31 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The beach, objective: go to public place and write present tense obvervation essay

tance and I see a bright orange parachuter floating in the sky. There is also a large bright yellow boat almost directly underneath the parachuter. To my discovery I realize it is a parasail ride. Fro ... parachuter. To my discovery I realize it is a parasail ride. From the great distance I am from the boat it seems to be motionless. After a few minutes of watchingthis I can tell they are moving groun ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Hungry Ocean": A look at the book and Oceanography.

shing gear. Once the 1000 hooks have been set into the ocean the process has been completed and the boat must stream back to the first buoy to start the extensive procedure of bringing the gear back i ... t stream back to the first buoy to start the extensive procedure of bringing the gear back into the boat.The duration of a usual trip is anywhere from ten to fifteen days of fishing. Within this book ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Morris Yachts marketing plan.

ris Yachts has grown steadily over the years building a range of semi-custom finished sail and powerboats which now number close to two hundred.Its products, high-performance yachts and boats, are mad ... livery time of 9-15 months, while prices are negotiated individually with clients, depending on the boat specifications.As Morris Yachts has grown so have their services and facilities. Today, the fam ...

(11 pages) 274 0 4.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How a boat works

When people are at the lake out on their boat, the last thing that is probably going through their mind is: "Boy, I wonder how this thing flo ... s: "Boy, I wonder how this thing floats and what makes it go." There are several different types of boats and each boat model is slightly different. Whether it is the hull design or what drives the bo ... t model is slightly different. Whether it is the hull design or what drives the boat, there are few boats that are alike. But with all these different models and styles, there are still two universal ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

"Life of Pi" by Yann Martel - literary essay

Being stranded on a life boat with wild animals could work to one's advantage. At least this is the case for Pi who is maroon ... keeping his mind occupied. Richard Parker is a part of Pi and is necessary for his survival on the boat.It is common sense that, when stuck on a ship with a hyena one is obviously going to be petrifi ... one of Pi's most prized possessions. Without it, he would not have survived on a carnivore infested boat. The hyena kills Orange-Juice, which causes extreme hatred towards it by Pi. Another way Richar ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death Of An Airboat

Death of an Airboat I have been told for years, that you should never bring an airboat to a sudden stop. Th ... should never bring an airboat to a sudden stop. The most important reason of course, is because airboats do not have enough freeboard to stop your wake from sloshing over the stern when it catches up ... not have enough freeboard to stop your wake from sloshing over the stern when it catches up to the boat. What happens when the wake does catch up to your boat makes for a very unsafe and embarrassing ...

(3 pages) 646 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Apart From America-Descriptive Essay

assachusetts, at the elbow of Cape Cod, I would often bike to Wychmere Harbor on the weekends to go boating or scuba diving with my dad. But it wasn't the activities with my father that caused my eage ... atch the reddish- orange sunrise gradually make its way up over the horizon. Tiny dots of fishermen boats lazily bobbing on the water always made me smile. The strong smell of fish and salt from the o ...

(1 pages) 366 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blare Which Project

th my cousin Corey. Well this year I went with Corey and his parents we had a blast. We got to rent boats and go out fishing. We went out on the lake in a boat together he was fishing and I was riggin ...

(1 pages) 236 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boats 101

I have a deep appreciation for boating that began at a very young age. I had the privilege of growing up on the water so it is only ... the privilege of growing up on the water so it is only natural. There are three major categories of boats: motor boats, paddle boats and my personal favorite, sail boats. Like music, my mood determine ... e boats and my personal favorite, sail boats. Like music, my mood determines my means. Motor boats are like rock' n roll, fast and loud. When I am skimming over the surface of the water at dang ...

(1 pages) 287 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battleship Potemkin

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ghost Ship, short story

as, you know your already late so we were wondering if you wanted to come on one last trip onto the boat before we all go home.” They added.“Erm, well wasn’t quite expecting you to say ... . Then we all bounded down the hill after Mark.RachelI hadn’t exactly wanted to go back on the boat but I let the boys talk me into it and I can’t believe they said I jumped 5 metres high, I ...

(13 pages) 16 1 3.7 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing