Essays Tagged: "Dirt"

National Geographic film called Mysteries Underground

rers wereforced to take all there clothes off before they swam acrossed it because the littlest dirt from anyclothing would contaminate the pureness of the water. All the cave explorers are ve ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Pakistani Food

ght to myself, 'This place looks ghetto!' Yes, the food smelt good, but being outside and eating on dirty tables, which stood on top of dirt, didn't help my appetite. This made me sort of nervous abou ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

"They Shall Inherit The Earth" by Morley Callaghan

kenhead was a kid, he had beaten his step brother Dave Choate, and 'rubbed his face steadily in the dirt' after he had quarreled with and refused to accept Dave. Michael Aikenhead had also lost his in ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Booker T. Washington and his work for civil rights

for windows. He and his brother and sister slept on a pile of ragstheir mother had arranged on the dirt. Booker was not allowed in school for his color, andthe closest he came at the time was walking ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Gold mining Techniques

ch had a sieve(strain), and moving the pan to and fro until the heavier gold was separated from the dirt that was collected. Hargraves and his associates used the tin panning dish to separate the gold ... in 1851, the cradle was introduced to speed up the gold mining process by holding larger amounts of dirt to sift through.The cradle consisted of a wooden box that was on rockers, a metal strainer on t ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Essay on "Grapes of Wrath" by Steinbeck. Examines the different ways Joads tried to keep united within the family or with others who shared the same struggles and sufferings.

s and sufferings.Steinbeck's dialogue and description's of the dustyroads, the men squatting in the dirt drawing pictures whilemaking major decisions, the way in which they traveled allputs you right ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cordoba, Spain

tiful country with many things to sight see. Throughout the years, the country has come up from the dirt, and has become prosperous in a modest sort of way.Cordoba is a city in southern Spain, capital ...

(3 pages) 128 3 1.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The chemistry of shampoo.

esidue that is picked up either from hair products such as hair spray, gel or moose, as well as the dirt in the air, and perspiration. Shampoo is something that all of us use on a regular basis If you ... is the most active ingredient of all. It lubricates the hair and has a soap-like action to lift the dirt and grease from the hair.SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE- This is another chemical similar to the one abo ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The attitude for success...This is a real good essay for a teacher who always says"don't tell me what happend tell me why and how" Its basically his life before he helped make the US free

nklin was a winner in every sense of the word. Everytime he would be knocked down he would dust the dirt from is pants and get right back up. When his brother would beat him out of jealousy for his wo ...

(3 pages) 133 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly.

only known to be obtainable by God."But these philosophers, whose hands seem only made to dabble in dirt, and their eyes to pore over the microscope or crucible, have indeed performed miracles. They p ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Great Depression.

pulled the American People out of it.Imagine for a moment, waking up one day to find yourself on a dirty floor, a pile of rags, or maybe even the street. You look down at yourself to find you're wear ... hat you look like so you go to touch you hair with your hand and find it to be a pile of grease and dirt that obviously hasn't been washed in days, maybe even weeks.You get up and start to head for wo ...

(11 pages) 430 8 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Friend or Foe?

s in my pocket. 3 sugar cubes, a piece of paper, which was my report card, a paperclip, a pen, some dirt, keys."Oh boy," I blurted out."What? Can't you find them?""Oh ya, uh, hmm."I sighed."W ...

(5 pages) 97 2 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


erything comes alive, like it's a whole new world.Everything starts in the circle. Walking onto the dirt marking the circle off. I feel the dirt under my cleats so dry still soft like a newborn baby. ... reen on all the leaves of grass when suddenly a tan color comes into my vision, it's the tan of the dirt around the bases, on the mound, and at home plate. A quick change occurs, I look to the pitcher ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Adair Lara and "Who's Cheap?".

Lara writes, Who's Cheap? This story is about a young woman who has a boyfriend who is as cheap as dirt. He never offers to pay for anything whenever they go out. And when he does pay for anything, h ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Poems of the divorced and broken hearted.

f I'm mad at you I'll hurt myself tooBut that doesn't really matterAlthough when I hurt I feel like dirtAnd my spirit's bruised and battered.I do not know why it has to be soI really wish it did notBu ...

(1 pages) 51 1 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This short story is called "Fight For Justice". it is a story about war and the horror of battle

desperate screams of dying soldiers were heard as they were being shot down into the blood-stained dirt. I, Ryan Baker had joined the state guard to avenge the death of my family members and of my be ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Brave New World: What elements from the Malpais Reservation and the Brave New World could be used for a better society? Explain a third way of life.

h. Furthermore, hypnopaedic lessons in elementary hygiene warn the Brave New World citizens against dirt: "Cleanliness is next to fordliness" and " Civilization is next to sterilization". Germs could ...

(3 pages) 83 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Risktaking: What Is It and Why We Do It

d miles of space in between you and the solid earth. You fear that at any second, you will eat that dirt by landing with a SPLAT! You heart beats faster and faster, your blood pressure goes wild, you ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Ancient Mayan Calander

r times. Each time their gods created humans, they would use different materials to make "us", from dirt to trees to maize. Apparently it was maize that was the key ingredient, because that is what th ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"America's Pastime" expostiory essay on how to grow "flowers" College writing 121

routs a root you can drop it in some soil. Then shortly after your plant will begin to grow out the dirt.The first is lighting. For this normal house light bulbs will not due. A good type of light sou ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing