Essays Tagged: "Canoe"

How Huck (by mark Twain) Uses His Creativity, Luck, and Wits to Get Rid of the Pits

away before starting his getaway. At this point, many children of Huck's age would merely get in a canoe and head down stream, most likely getting caught the next day. Huckleberry Finn is smarter tha ... ake his corpse rise. First, he collected all the supplies that he could find and loaded them into a canoe. After that, he went into the woods and caught a wild hog. He brought the hog in the Cabin, an ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Huck Finn's Contradiction. Speaks of Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

ith my saw and went to work on that logagain. I took the sack of corn meal and took it to where the canoe was hid and shovedthe vines and branches apart and put it in. I had wore the ground a good dea ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

An essay that describes the 'coureurs de bois' (wood runners) very in-depthly and also at the same time briefly!

t began, First Nations and Inuit people brought the furs to the trading posts. They would arrive by canoe. The furs would be unloaded and traded for goods such as muskets (A type of gun used hundreds ... .The coureurs de bois learned the ways of the woods from the First Nations. They were taught how to canoe, hunt and snowshoe. Canoes were made out of birch bark the way the Natives taught them. They d ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

E.B. White's "Once More to the Lake" .

ing softly so as not to wake the others, and sneak out into the sweet outdoors and start out in the canoe, keeping close to shore in the long shadows of the pines. I remembered being very careful neve ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about how Crabbe is not nearly as prepared as he thinks he is for his escape into the wilderness.

dventurewas to not bring a lifejacket. If he brought a lifejacket then he might not be as afraid to canoe in the water. Another mistake Crabbe makes was leaving his food pack on the ground near the te ... with him so he would know which way he was going. Crabbe should have also gotten lessons on how to canoe because he doesn't know how to steer the canoe.Here is a quote from Crabbe just before he goes ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a speech about my hobby, Kayaking

k to you about one of my hobbies, kayaking. A common misconception is that a kayak is the same as a canoe, but this is not the case. There are a number of differences between a kayak and a canoe, the ... between a kayak and a canoe, the main difference is that in a kayak, you are enclosed, unlike in a canoe, whose cockpit is much like a boat. Also, a kayak is normally for one person only and a canoe ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck

rl of the world. There are three objects that are used as symbols, the scorpion, the pearl, and the canoe. Each represents a specific way of life that was experienced throughout the book.The scorpion ... rrible fortunes as well as irony, as the pearl that was to save Coyotito's life instead ends it.The canoe is Kino's way of life. "...the one thing of value he owned in the world."" (pg 19) It was how ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adventures Of Huck Finn Setting: Late 1800's a...

cabin on the outskirts of town. Huck then stages his kidnapping and subsequent killing, and takes a canoe across toJackson's Island in the Mississippi River. There he comes across a runaway slave, Jim ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Whale Rider

whiti ("the place washed by the eastern tide"), travelled from Hawaiiki (land of the Ancients). His canoe capsized on its way. He escaped certain death on the back of a whale that took him to shore. T ... y tradition. Women may not speak on a marae (meeting place), they may not set foot on a waka (a war canoe), they may not learn to wield the taiaha (sacred spear). They cannot see a tekoteko panel or a ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The island by Gary Paulsen

in the middle of a big lake. Wil becomes interested in this island and once he rows out to it, in a canoe he finds on the shore, he discovers that there is something pulling him to it. This story vivi ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Place I have grown to love

ennet was simply astounding! There was absolute stillness all over. We had carefully manoeuvred our canoe in the canopy of trees that were partially submerged and we were now just beneath the majestic ... e sheer magnificence exuded by the wondrous nature led me into a reverie. Echoes of laughter from a canoe nearby jolted me as I began to reminisce all the joyous and mirthful times in my uncle's house ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Berger Report;referenced: Thomas Berger, the inquiry, 1970's vs.present

inals long used oil for things such as land construction and especially in their productions of the canoe. For trade, oil was used amongst themselves. From this, early Western explorers saw oil potent ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Pearl" chapter two

On the shores of the estuary, a set of blue and white canoes sits in the sand. Crabs and lobsters poke out from their holes, and algae and sea horses drif ... ne for sea drift in the hazy morning. Amid this scene, Kino and Juana walk down the beach to Kino's canoe. They are going to search for pearls, desperately hoping to find a pearl of sufficient value t ... oping to find a pearl of sufficient value to persuade the doctor to treat the poisoned Coyotito.The canoe, an heirloom passed down to Kino from his paternal grandfather, is Kino's sole asset in the wo ...

(3 pages) 1530 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

"The Pearl"

any money.The very next day Kino and Juana set out, Juana walking behind Kino. Before they put the canoe in the water, Juana prays to God and says magic spells, so they find a pearl to pay for the do ... ays to God and says magic spells, so they find a pearl to pay for the doctor. Kino dives out of the canoe, which was handed down by his grandfather to his father and then to him, he sees the biggest o ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

"Lost in The Barrens"

the deer. The Chipeweyans told the boys to meet them at Idthen-Tua in eight days. As the boys were canoeing down the river the boat struck a rapid that totally destorys the canoe and most of the equi ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Canoe Backpack Specifications

cation This invention can be used by anyone and carried on your back like a pack sack.The Pack Sack canoe is very lightweight and is assembled together in minutes.My invention called Pack Sack canoe i ... urable materials and can be used on any body of water by anybody regardless of weight.The Pack Sack canoe is disassembled quickly similar to a tent and all tubing's fit neatly in a pack sack which mak ...

(1 pages) 399 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Pearl

.The night the trackers learned of Kino's pearl, they tried to steal it and they also destroyed his canoe. When Juana went back to their home their house was up in flames. This all goes to show that e ...

(3 pages) 314 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

SATIRE

the society at that time. One example of this is when Huck makes Jim lay down at the bottom of the canoe when they are floating down the river. This may seem strange, but it is to point out what the ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck

nts are protected by Kino because it is all he has and he loves it. In chapter 2 it talks about the canoe he inherited from his grandfather, which is his only thing of value and it makes him proud. He ...

(4 pages) 1327 0 3.0 Oct/2007

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

New Zealand and the Impact of Fishing

he importance of fishing and the ocean for survival. The Māori refer to the South Island as “the canoe of Māui” (Te Waka-a-Māui) and the North Island as “the fish of Māui” (Te Ika-a-Māui) (" ... Occupied for hundreds of years by the great colonizers and thousands of years by the people of the canoe, they have had plenty of time to develop and perfect the techniques necessary to catch an abun ...

(6 pages) 736 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography