Essays Tagged: "canopy"

The Unholy Crusade, a look into Oliver Stone's War film, Platoon.

Religion is a canopy under which American culture andsociety thrives. Its extension reaches the boundaries ofsuch ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

"Wayward branches"--a creative writing poem that describes the life of a tree with personification and intense detail.

ay behind awaiting their destiny.Birds are singing from the other trees,But one won't even pass his canopy.Squirrels hop from branch to branch,But not in this old tree.What a lonely tree he is.All alo ...

(1 pages) 89 2 2.8 Jan/2003

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

"Hiking Boot Impacts on Woodland Trails" by Fred R. Kuss.

ntal Forest in New Hampshire with designed controls that took into account slope, intensity of use, canopy, and soil. The soil involved was Madawaska fine sandy loam that is moderately well drained. T ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chocolate: the historical background of the cacao plants origin.

the eastern equatorial slopes of the Andes. The plant has evolved to utilize the shade of the heavy canopy from the rainforest. It can grow up to fifteen meters, but the harvesting crops are trimmed d ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Amazon rainforest, past, present and future uses.

four levels, starting with the emergent trees. These are individual trees that stick out above the canopy, and can reach heights of 35 to 70 metres.The canopy is made up of tree crowns that form a co ... This level contains the most animal life including birds, insects and small mammals.Just below the canopy is a mid-story level, which is made up of woody plants, such as large shrubs and midsize tree ...

(9 pages) 136 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is a descriptive essay that uses the five natural senses to describe a road and farm land it is from 1st person written by Kevin Mccurry title Where the Green Grass Grows.

ell as anything else is touches. As I go down this old dirt road the sunlight splinters through the canopy of oak and pine trees down and illuminates the red dust that is suspended in the air. Once I ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

I Drown is a descriptive paper of a rainstorm.

ts descent into a cool breezy evening as the rain commences. A few tiny droplets fall from the dark canopy above onto the carpet of green blades beneath my feet. Across the wavy pasture the verdant pi ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Condamine river fresh water report

rowns Falls no animals were present or visible. This may have been because it was situated within a canopy. Craikes Road was the only area with any animals situated around the area; these included dom ... een visible similarities and differences but why are they there. Browns Falls was situated within a canopy, Craikes Road was in an open, slightly disturbed area, and the schools site was at a meander ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An essay on Shakespeare's 12th Sonnet.

all silvered o'er with white;5. When lofty trees I see barren of leaves,6. Which erst from heat did canopy the herd,7. And summer's green all girded up in sheaves,8. Borne on the bier with white and b ... akespeare's sonnet #73. Then in line 6 we have erst which means previously or former. Also the word canopy is used to show cover, to shade. Cattle and sheep stand under trees in times of heat, but can ...

(6 pages) 58 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Place I have grown to love

ply 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 eagle's nest ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


onesia, and Zaire.A tropical rainforest has three layers: the forest floor, the understory, and the canopy. The forest floor has poor soil. Mainly insects live on this layer, although large mammals li ... ree kangaroos live in the understory. This is also where many small trees and shrubs are found. The canopy, or top layer, is made up of the tops of trees which can grow to be over 200 feet high. Many ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Mind Break: An advertisment for a exercise product made real.

I look on through the dull misty glow of the moon. Through the evergreen canopy, light dimly meets my face in greeting. Eyes confront me. They glow fiercely, reflecting the ... fiercely, reflecting the luniform. Grey and white fur moves smoothly as the wind gently blows. The canopy wavers. Clouds pass over the moon. The eyes disappear.I turn and run, fleeing through the dee ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Tropical Rain Forest Depletion (position paper)

400 to 1000 cm of rain each year. A tropical rain forest grows in four layers: the emergent trees, canopy, the understory, and the forest floor. The very top layer consists of the emergent and canopy ... s cease to exists in the rain forest because only one to two percent of the light at the top of the canopy is able to reach the floor below. Since the canopy is where most of the plants growth occurs ...

(9 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Dirty Wa, Dirty Secrets

m a sedative to knock them out, and transport them to the military airport via a green truck with a canopy. Once at the airport, the prisoners were loaded into an airplane, given another shot, and tak ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

King Lear

s doing, or is there some other scientific explanation? Scientific Creationist say that there was a canopy of water that covered the earth which created a greenhouse effect, here's a quote that illust ... eated a greenhouse effect, here's a quote that illustrates this point; " "¦the presence of a canopy of water vapor 1 to 3 km thick that covered the earth. The canopy was translucent to the ligh ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Flags Of Our Fathers

rike, one of the A-4's in front of him moved tentatively toward the catapults and then stopped. The canopy of the ship came back and Stafford saw the pilot was John Roosen. They were friends, a ...

(13 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


isn't happening. Things like this don't happen to people like me. I sit on a log and look up at the canopy of trees hovering over me. I glance around, seeing only other confused faces glance at me. It ...

(10 pages) 359 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Wuthering Heights

warm.The perspective vanishing point is indefinable on this landscape and the sky is some nebulous canopy held down by the dark 'log like' horizon.This picture is however even less solid as the obser ... d metaphorically. The sky leaning on the observer now shows an oppressive nature, as opposed to the canopy and clouds of earlier. The fact it leans on her indicates she has a surer footing.By this she ...

(3 pages) 4955 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A Kind Act

The radiant rays of the morning sun filtered through the canopy of leaves. My friend and I had gone to the park to play a small game of soccer before retreat ...

(2 pages) 1611 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Describe A Tropical Island

orced to look away towards and ever growing jungle of vines, trees and darkness. The trees making a canopy of the jungle hide what lies underneath. There is no sound of an insect, bird or reptile, no ... jungle.As he walks through the jungle his courage is raised by the light, which streams through the canopy lighting up the beauties of the jungle and stops to smell the flowers and examine things, whi ...

(2 pages) 13148 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature