Essays Tagged: "Christmas tree"

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

lden feels surrounded on all sides by ugliness and phoniness?the profanity on the walls, the vulgar Christmas-tree delivery men, the empty pomp of Christmas?and his recent interactions with Phoebe and ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The perfect vacation spot.

ntains is so stunning and full of life. The wind blowing the trees covered in snow, reminds me of a Christmas tree standing so beautifully. The wild flowers covering the ground with so many vibrant co ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"The importance of appearance".

guy to notice you, when he sees those large tacky polka dotted boots you got from your brother last Christmas, and laughs in your face. People judge you by your clothes and never notice how you really ... ed glasses, or get straight A's in school every semester. Let's say your favorite shirt has a large Christmas tree on the front, and people laugh when you wear it in July. It is said that people laugh ...

(1 pages) 73 4 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What's wrong with Holden Caufield?He has ODD,diagnoses of main character from Catcher in th Rye,by J.D Salinger

nSchool and had fabulous sex talks with. Holden also has a friend named Sally who hehelped trim her Christmas tree. When Holden was younger he went to a normal schoolwhich his little sister now attend ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in A Doll's House

ng on between the characters. A few of the symbols are the macaroons, the Tarantella dance, and the Christmas tree. Nora lies about the macaroons twice, the first time to Torvald and the second time t ... ust as the dance's original meaning is to try to expel the poison from the bite of a tarantula. The Christmas tree is another image in the play, which corresponds to Nora. Just as the Christmas tree i ...

(3 pages) 162 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How 'The Great Gatsby' opens effectively and prepares the reader for the rest of the novel.

hat Gatsby will attend. He hopes she will see the lights. "Several hundred feet of lights to make a Christmas tree of Gatsby's enormous garden." The importance of light is shown in the opening of the ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Camping Trip

ees and flowers, each with their own smell. The smell of the pine trees is like the smell of a real Christmas tree at Christmas time. The flowers so bright and colorful remind me of a rainbow on a sun ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Illegal Street Racing

would line up at a white line, and in the middle of the two cars would be a light post, called the Christmas tree for its red, yellow and green bulbs. The tree does what a stoplight does, except back ...

(11 pages) 121 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

I am Strange a Ghost Just Me

ks.For you are a wise man too.Strange it may seem.That I am yours,And you are mine.A gift under the Christmas tree.There is a place in the vast unknown.Where all are well and free.When will we be?Toda ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Jul/2004

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

A Christmas to Remember.

When I was younger, there were two things that I looked forward to each year: Christmas, and the thoughts of getting the most popular toy topped the list; spending time with my g ... ther was a close second. When I was six, in December of 1990, I found out that I was going to spend Christmas at my grandparents' house. It was everything I could possibly hope for. Little did I know ... e. It was everything I could possibly hope for. Little did I know at the time, it was going to be a Christmas I would never forget, and that would change me forever.Christmas, for me, meant the pretty ...

(4 pages) 41 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Response to the first page of "A Doll's House" by Ibsen.

ced: Nora, Helmer who is Nora's husband, the porter and Helen. Up to this point in the story, it is Christmas time and Nora comes home after buying a Christmas tree. Then she checks if her husband is ... the reader picture the scene very well and feel as if they were there. And it also helps create the Christmas time mood of comfort, warmth, and love. Thirdly, Helmer uses a metaphor to lovingly compar ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Religious Holidays

n religion has some of the most well-known holidays. Two of the most popular Christian holidays are Christmas and Easter.Christmas is the annual Christian holiday that is celebrated on December 25 to ... tmas is the annual Christian holiday that is celebrated on December 25 to honor the birth of Jesus. Christmas is celebrated in almost every country around the world, by both Christians and non-Christi ...

(3 pages) 57 1 3.4 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Christmas is one of the best seasons of the year. Christmas time with my family is a good experience ... ll of pine fills the air.The second tradition my family has is gifts. We don't open all of gifts on Christmas, just the ones we get from our parents. The gifts we get from my other family are opened o ... my other family are opened on Christmas Eve. What's better than to wake up and come down to see the Christmas tree shining so bright in the dark that it blinds us all for a minute. Then we start peaki ...

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Doll House

ery childish and irresponsible. In the first Act, Nora orders Helene in a playful voice to hide the Christmas tree. The hiding of the Christmas tree begins Nora's continued secretiveness of lies and d ...

(6 pages) 552 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christmas 2 Me

Christmas is generally regarded as a time for sharing, giving, and merriment.Although these good thi ... always as perfect as it appears.There are things such as accidents, deaths, and poverty, which make Christmas an unpleasant experience for some people. If these things were non-existent during this se ... se things were non-existent during this season it would be more pleasurable for everyone. A perfect Christmas would include peace on earth, no poverty, and spending time with friends and family. ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

My Christmas Tree Tale

My Christmas Tree Tale        On November 29 my life changed forever. A little boy had ... y the boy and his parents opening the packages under my branches. A lot more people came and had a "Christmas Party" with gifts and lots of food. Hours after they ate the guests left. A week or so l ... hat were on my branches. They took me outside were I rotted. Now I am grass, but it was fun being a Christmas tree.

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dostoevskys Storys And How They Relate

through a belief in God, and finally, to the belief that man is accountable for his actions.In The Christmas Tree and a Wedding, all hope is lost and can't be regained. The character, Julian Mastakov ...

(2 pages) 271 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Christmas My family has always raised me that Christmas is not just about gifts but giving a ... d to go in the usual side door. As the door opened I scent of gingerbread cookies and pine from the Christmas tree entered my nose, holding me there for just a second to let the scent settle in. "Kati ... . That was my mom always cooking during the holiday. On the kitchen table my brothers were wrapping Christmas presents for family and their girlfriends. The crinkling and cutting of the paper noise ma ...

(2 pages) 286 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Doll's House Symbolism

The Christmas Tree - The Christmas tree's role as a festive object meant to serve a purely decorative pu ... ct, after Nora's psychological condition has begun to erode, the stage directions indicate that the Christmas tree is correspondingly "dishevelled." New Year's Day - The action of the play is set at C ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

My Role in Creating an Aware Community

I stood smiling in front of the brightly lit Christmas tree, trying hard not to let my teeth chatter in the sub-zero weather. The camera was jam ... hing designed to leave viewers with a smile after the dreary 6 pm report. Just a few days before Christmas, my bosses felt it would give people a high to see their latest newscaster waving to them ... lpful to my community in an administrative capacity. The next time I'm photographed in front of a Christmas tree, I'm hoping that it will be at Harvard, surrounded by fellow members of my business school class.

(4 pages) 382 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers