Essays Tagged: "calm"

Andrew Wyeth

bestillustrated in his use of water versus the landscape. In River Cove the watersits so still and calm it appears to be dead. The only life visible on the land isa few clam and mussel shells along w ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Godfather, a Comparison

family ties.Their personalities are quite different. Sonny is brash and arrogant, where Michael is calm and cool. When Don Corleone was in the hospital and Sonny is in charge, the family got kind of ... ld have known better, but all he had on his mind was vengeance. Michael on the other hand is fairly calm about things. He knows that Carlos was involved in Sonny's death, but he lets it go until it is ...

(2 pages) 197 1 4.0 Dec/1996

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

"Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold

they look over the cliffs at the beautiful ocean, the moon is full and bright, and the night-air is calm and peaceful. She thinks that she is going to this romantic place to be wooed by this man. Inst ... e poet uses visual and auditory images to mainly help the romantic, fantasy-like place. "The sea is calm, the tide is full" and "Of pebbles which the waves draw back, and fling," is an example of imag ...

(2 pages) 186 1 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hope is pathetic. Analysis of poem "Dover Beach" Matthew Arnold

entirely different point of view. By the end of the first stanza the sea is no longer peaceful and calm, but crashing with a "grating roar". The poet has taken an image that most people associate wit ... he end of the poem the sea has become the exact opposite of what it was at the beginning. No longer calm, the image the poet uses to describe it is that of two armies senselessly fighting. There is no ...

(2 pages) 175 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


g could have been a little more dramatic. At certain points in the movie they were a little bit too calm. When the should have been in panic mode. By that I mean the women and children. Especially dur ...

(2 pages) 79 2 4.0 Apr/2002

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

Tess of the d' Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

he hand of fate. It is obvious through the words and actions of Tess that she only wanted to have a calm, normal life. However, it seems that she was chosen, for whatever reason, to be on the receivin ...

(3 pages) 74 0 2.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A made-up dispute between Hephaestus & Aphrodite

so he was certain to have taken notice of his odd and unusual reaction. 'I must settle this like a calm, rational person,' he told himself at last. 'This matter can very easily be resolved.' He sighe ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

UFO's, Fact or Fiction?

ng of foreboding towards the unknown. When combined with rampant UFO sightings, the public tried to calm its fears by inventing the 'little green men form Mars' image (Orlando Sentinel 3/5/65). This i ... first thing that they communicate is always a soothing message of peace, telling the abductee to be calm. These aliens sometimes have messages on earth's current condition, and tell the person that so ...

(14 pages) 152 0 4.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"Of Mice and Men"a story of two simple farm hands, by Steinbeck

k opens along the banks of the Salinas River a few miles south of Soledad,California. Everything is calm and beautiful, and nature is alive. The trees are green and fresh,lizards are skittering along, ... zards are skittering along, rabbits sit on the sand. There are no people in the scene. Suddenly,the calm is broken. Trouble is in the air. Animals begin to scatter. Two men have arrived onthe scene, a ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

A good report on the book Cold Equations. Kind of short.

creen, not wanting to stare at her as shefought her way through the black horror of fear toward the calm gray of acceptance."That quote explains how Marilyn was finally beginning to accept her fate. A ... ll very frightened, she put on a brave face. Marilyn wasable to talk to her brother which seemed to calm her, and put her at peace."Boys and Girls" confused me in the way that the author presented it. ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Brief essay descibing interaction between an aspiring teacher and a classroom of students.

ave, and authoritative voice. My tone is almost always pleasant and often soft, which does not help calm a class of 9th and 10th graders at the beginning of the hour. However, I did recognize the diff ... ing the students for some time now and I knew who would cooperate and stand up to tell the class to calm down and pay attention. It is amazing how a tiny 15-year-old girl can project her voice so that ...

(3 pages) 133 1 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Diary of Anne Frank: A Compare and Contrast Essay between the Franks and the Van Daans.

ding, and Mr. Van Daan, Otto Frank's Jewish associate.Otto Frank was probably the most generous and calm person of the "family." Otto Frank was a devoted father and husband while in hiding. He helped ...

(4 pages) 169 2 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Where is Your Special Place gives an indepth description of how one feels while at the beach, or when at home in their own "quiet place."

l place? I'll tell you mine.It's nighttime and darkness is starting to set in. The air is crisp and calm, whispering a sweet lullaby, the beach quiet and relaxing. A spontaneous crab hurries on his wa ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A balanced essay that defines racism, classism and sexism and presents what in my view are the best remedies for all three.

dent in high school.''Did this "class president" fit your image of them?'"No," he admitted, "he was calm and pleasant."'Then the "moodiness and quick temper" could not really have been "in his blood," ...

(14 pages) 517 3 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Journal #1 for John Knowles' "A separate peace" This is a report on half the book. It earned an 87%.

Gene to be there to bring along. Life is great for them duringthe Summer Session; The teachers are calm and relaxed about the rules, and there is somuch to do. Phineas brings Gene along for all the f ...

(2 pages) 289 8 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Play response:Sam Shepard's "Fool For Love"--incls: Title-Author-Nationality-Period and Setting-Synopsis-Unique Elements of Playwright's Style-Production Challenges/Problems

he comes back in. They fight some more. May threatens to kill both Eddie and his lover. He tries to calm her down by telling her how far he came for her and his plans for the future. May says she does ... May's mother were on a trip and May was a baby and started crying and he took her out of the car to calm her and walked into a field in the dark and they were surrounded by cows and that got her to st ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Mystery of the Three, is a story about three criminals attempting to steal shipwreaked artifacts.

s plot, as he was not only risking the rest of his life behind bars, but his life itself. Trying to calm his nerves, he stumbled down from the steps of the hatch. "Turn her on and l-l-lets go." stutte ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.8 Jan/2003

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

The MMR debate: A review of the Primary Evidence.

The passing years have seen a number of media campaigns initiated by the government in an effort to calm the hysterical press and confused families, and to once again restore faith in the MMR vaccine. ...

(26 pages) 342 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay compares the common theme of death in two poems by Emily Dickinson, the poems are "I hear a fly buzz when i died" and "because i could not stop for death"

as concentrating on a fly rather than anything else when she was on her deathbed sets the mood of a calm and ordinary scene.In the poem "Because I Could Not Stop For Death" Dickinson is again writing ... llness in the air is better known as the eye of a hurricane where everything is perfectly still and calm. This shows that at the moment of her death the mood was still, calm, and relaxing, even though ...

(2 pages) 217 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The House of Usher

here always describes the feelings both Roderick and Usher have in the story. Sometimes it could be calm, while other times it becomes scary and unpredictible. The change starts off in the beginning o ... s to pace, Usher comes into the room to tell him he sees things and hears noises. Roderick tries to calm down Usher by telling him those are normal things. He then starts reading a book to Usher to ho ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American