Essays Tagged: "childhood memories"

Franny and Zooey

ible...I could murder both without batting an eyelash...The great teachers, the great emancipators.'Childhood memories are ripples of waves crashing serenly throughout mymind. Memories of climbing tre ... nt as children. We will reach out to anyone'shand with out eyes fille with trust. The events of our childhood determineswho we are, what we will be, what our future hold. For example, I haverecently l ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nature vs. Nuture

ed with confidence, encouragement and attention by your creators and loved ones? Or rather, do your childhood memories lie somewhere in the middle of these two scenarios? If so, which side to they lea ... for a mother. They were beyond poor and his mother was full of heartless emotions. He has no good childhood memories as a result. In effect, it is impossible for him to show his love for and affecti ...

(4 pages) 333 4 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Jim Dine's biography and in depth descriptions and interpretations of many of his works.

nd plumbing supply store, and his grandfather owned a hardware store. His mother was loving and his childhood memories are pleasant ones.He took his first painting classes at the Cincinnati Art Academ ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A review of the play Violet

tant lessons and choices about life and growing up. Throughout the play, Violet flashes back to her childhood memories, especially those moments with her father, whom she condemns total responsibility ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Waterland: Swift's Recursive Novel- A Mosaic of Histories and Patterns

el while using the recursive style of writing. By interweaving patterns between history lessons and childhood memories, Swift uses Waterland as an essential recursive styled novel incorporating key id ... ut history, and the past tense, where Tom Crick describes the Fens and other history along with his childhood. When Swift uses the recursive structure of his novel to create patterns to move in and ou ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Winston and Julia

rplanes were around long before Big Brother. What he seemed to recall with the greatest detail were childhood memories of his baby sister and mother in the clutches of starvation. He remembered that a ... rines, she could not conceive of a world different from Oceania. For example, in her impressionable childhood, she had been taught crimestop, which, as Goldstein's book explained, included the power t ...

(5 pages) 31 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Truth.

the people making these comments are actually sincere, or if they are just rolling out a lie?In my childhood memories, I remember my parents always telling me: "Never tell lies." Of course as a child ...

(4 pages) 68 2 3.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sandra Cisneros' "The House on Mango Street": A Compare and Contrast Analysis

In the short story "The House on Mango Street" Sandra Cisneros unfolds her childhood memories where she and her family struggled with poor living conditions on the way to thei ... ys, "I knew then I had to have a house. A real house."(Cisneros 502).Our dreams are often formed by childhood experiences; once we collide with harsh reality, feel awkward or ashamed- we know for sure ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Compare and Contrast Analysis of Sandra Cisneros' "The House on Mango Street" and Langston Hughes' "A Dream Deferred"

In the short story "The House on Mango Street" Sandra Cisneros unfolds her childhood memories where she and her family struggled with poor living conditions on the way to thei ... (Cisneros 502), and Hughes refutes the traceless disappearance of a dream. From millions of childhood experiences there are some that form our dreams. These experiences can be positive, thus, ...

(3 pages) 72 3 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critiquing James Joyce's "Araby"

life crept up on me. The story is viewed through the eyes of an adult male who is reflecting on his childhood memories of the young inexperienced adolescent he once was. The almost lifeless appearance ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descriptive Essay: Roller Coaster Ride

ller coasters are also very fun because they sway much more than the steel ones, bringing back good childhood memories of when my dad would push me on the swings. What I enjoy the most about these cap ...

(3 pages) 110 3 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

An Ethical dilemma/ Stem Cell and Cloning

What is stem cell research and cloning? If you were to sit down and reminisce upon your childhood memories, I am almost 100% sure that clay would be running around in circles in your head ... ith clay thrilled about your new handmade creation. Nevertheless, clay would be prominent upon your childhood memories because no matter what your economical status was you were able to shape it using ...

(8 pages) 99 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Why do we lie - this essay answers this question and talks about truth in our society

these people are actually sincere and telling the "Truth", or just rolling out a lie?In all of our childhood memories, I always remember my parents always telling me, "always tell the truth, don't li ...

(3 pages) 77 2 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Birches by Robert Frost-a poetic analaysis

In the poem "Birches" by Robert Frost, Frost attempts to illustrate a cycle of growing up from childhood to adulthood. According to Frost, through the use of childhood imagination one can easily ... iption of a birch tree being bent under various conditions. The poem than continues to a farm boy's childhood, where he is 'seen' swinging on the birches, and lastly Frost describes his desires to ret ...

(4 pages) 93 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry


n characters, so in the future does children, future adults, could relate their products with their childhood memories, for example, the Joe Camel cigars.With so much advertising directed to children, ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"The End"

leave. She couldn't stay. She didn't have anything back here anyway... just the house and horrible childhood memories. Her parents were killed during the war. They sacrificed their lives in order to ...

(4 pages) 53 2 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A Chinese Girl's Personal Statement, reflecting upon her life.

seem to listen to their close friend but trying all the way to turn me into an artist. All my early childhood memories were learning piano from my mom in my sweet home, a Siheyuan right next to the fo ...

(3 pages) 113 1 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Childs Promise.

radio on and to my surprise the station was doing a special on The Grand Ole Opry. This brought my childhood memories roaring back. The Grand Ole Opry played on the radio in the kitchen every evening ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Frost At Midnight", by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

t Midnight' is another of Coleridge's most famous Conversation poems. In it, through musing on some childhood memories set off by the quiet within his cottage, Coleridge partly muses on those psycholo ... seeking of itselfAnd makes a toy of Thought (ll.20-23).The notion of the play of thought triggers a childhood memory (a time of using literal toys). The memory triggered is of a similar incident in ch ...

(7 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Joy Kogawa: "Obasan": A Self-conscious Story of History

iews on Naomi's personal history as well as the Japanese Canadian history. The reconsidering of her childhood memories is done presented through a struggle with silence, language and communication. Fr ... on of the inescapably discursive form of that knowledge." (Hutcheon 127) Naomi starts adjusting her childhood memories because of what she finds out through her Aunt Emily's documents, journals and le ...

(9 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American