Essays Tagged: "damp"

Baptism. Nicholas Ferrar

wn use of thisname. Ferrar studied at Cambridge and would have gone further with his studies but thedamp air of the fens was bad for his health and he traveled to Europe, spending time in thewarmer cl ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Lightning - a review from T.S. Eliot's book

n harm no one.Only a cock stood on the rooftreeCo co rico co co ricoIn a flash of lightning. Then a damp gustBringing rainGanga was sunken, and the limp leavesWaited for rain, while the black cloudsGa ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.3 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Chando and Wittus, 1964 (originally published in 1932), 213 pp.

se vision of the future had the touch of prophecy. The modern world did not collapse into the cold, damp totalitarian hell Orwell described in his 1948 novel 1984. What has happened is closer to Huxle ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nicholas Ferrar

n use of thisname. Ferrar studied at Cambridge and would have gone further with his studies but the damp air of the fens was bad for his health and he traveled to Europe, spending time in the warmer c ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Japan after world war two

the acrid smell of ashes andscorched debris pervaded the air. The Japanese people had to live in thedamp, and cold of the concrete buildings, because they were the only onesleft. Little remained of th ...

(6 pages) 100 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

An analytical outlook, the uses of reverse psychology in "The Cask of Amontillado"

he location quickly changes from the lighthearted activities associated with such a festival to the damp, dark catacombs under Montresor's palazzo which helps to establish the sinister atmosphere of t ...

(2 pages) 163 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why did some men desert and refuse to obey orders in the Western Front, and were they treated too harshly? Looks at the results of shell shock and punishments in the trenches.

ed to harshly?The western front was a place of in despicable suffering and death. The trenches were damp and wet. They were brimming with disease. Amongst this there was constant shell fire described ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

A funny story during a Ski trip.

un, with its powerful light, even existed anymore. It had not yet begun to snow, but judging by the damp, musty, stale scent in the air, the girls realized it would be only a short time before the whi ...

(3 pages) 80 1 2.4 Mar/2003

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

Durham Cathedral.

he nave of Durham Cathedral, and the relatively few small windows leave the interior dominated by a damp gloom more characteristic of a castle than a church. The carved stone vaulting of the aisles an ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

A women who is dealing with suicidals thoughts and how an 'angel' rescues her.

I carried my heavy feet up the damp cement stairs. Everything was happening too soon. I pictured my little boy... sitting by the wi ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Sound of Silence analysis of the style of writing and language

reader to continue reading easily. With rhymes such as 'creeping-sleeping' in stanza one and 'lamp-damp' in stanza two enables the poet to bind his ideas together, creating a piece pleasant to read.I ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Nick Adams Stories: The End of Something

fatefully ends with the final separation of Nick and Marjorie.We observe a somewhat dreary day in a damp Horton's Bay. In the opening paragraph, we can almost smell the lumber. Vivid imagery cascades ... an almost smell the lumber. Vivid imagery cascades through the senses - the smell of moist pine and damp spring air. However, the descriptions of scenery are so sneakily added in by Hemingway to sugge ...

(3 pages) 51 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title:The many disadvantages of Camping Teacher comment: "Very good development,essay is unified, and coherent."

o uncontrolled factors such as bad weather, wildlife encounters, and equipment failures.Nothing can dampen the excited anticipation of camping more than a dark, rainy day. Even the most adventurous ca ... campers can lose some of their enthusiasm on the drive to the campsite if the skies are dreary and damp. After reaching their destination, campers must then "set up camp" in the downpour. This includ ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Orchestra Rave Competition Topic1: without music, life is a journey through a desert.

hat are smooth as velvet. It makes the whole world seem fresh and new and clean. You can even smell damp earth and crushed leaves.Not only the beat of the music that makes you feel alive as it pounds ... the things you love. A barren place then; a desert.Wouldn't that be unbearable? No soft sounds like damp moss for you to walk over. Just scalding sand. No cool shadows giving you shelter from the burn ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Day in the Mountains Discriptive essay

tailing pile that lay in front of the entrance that awaited me.The entrance of the cave had a musty damp scent from years of still life in darkness. I had explored this mine a few times before and fou ... e low overhead opening of rock and stone that was the entry to the mountain.The feeling of the cool damp air on my skin ran a shiver down my spine as I moved forward leaving the morning sun and safety ...

(1 pages) 80 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

End of the road

e streets. I caught a glimpse of my reflection through a shop window. There I stood, icy blue eyes, damp, knotted hair, pale lifeless skin. I looked like death. I had become a very different person to ...

(8 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Myth - imagery

r stood on end, but I wasn't scared, I was anxious. I wanted the rain to fall. I wanted to feel its damp cold drips soaking into my skin. I wanted to bathe in its presence; baptize myself in its simpl ...

(1 pages) 17 0 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A story entitled "Yellow" 2,413 words

ained there for a few minutes before instinctively moving along again. Out of the grass, out of the damp ditch and above some gravel; it had reached the roadside. There were people moving on the pavem ...

(10 pages) 101 3 4.8 Jan/2005

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

Establishing the mood of fear

ght. Squinting my eyes in an attempt to find my way along the path, I stumble and fell to the cold, damp forest ground. It smelled like mildew and wet dirt. I tried to get back up, I brace myself on t ... wet slipper bark was hard to grip and my hand slipped from the tree. I got up and brushed away the damp torn leaves and dirt from my jeans . I could taste the gritty, damp soil on my lips when I wipe ...

(1 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Gothics

g to the leaves of the trees. It seemed there was always a translucent fog hovering above the cold, damp hearth. The Gothics were a tribe of people that preyed on each other for food. The stronger Got ...

(12 pages) 65 2 4.7 Jan/2005

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