Essays Tagged: "Docks"

A short story, Freshman Comp Class

ding home, that is my real home, for the first time in almost 40 years.Old John was a staple at the docks by the Atlantic Ocean in Kennebunkport, Maine. I had kept in contact with him from time to tim ... anywhere. The best he could figure was get up early enough and you don't need to hurry.I got to the docks about 7:00, and saw John loading up his boat for another day of fishing. I saw that time had w ...

(4 pages) 70 0 2.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Ocean" This is a creative essay on a trip to the ocean.

Soon the boat is ready and so am I. I sit and wait as my aunt and uncle come from the hotel to the docks. As I am looking out upon the seemingly never-ending ocean, I faintly hear footsteps on the do ... to enjoy the peaceful serenity of the smooth, almost glass-like, water. My uncle weaves through the docks, until we reach the ocean. Rich accelerates and I reach for the handle next to me and hang for ...

(3 pages) 61 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A review of the life of alfred hitchcock and all his works.

anderlust, and by the time he was eight he had ridden every bus line in London and explored all its docks and shipping terminals. His parents were devout Catholics and made sure their son had a proper ...

(15 pages) 139 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Levi Strauss

of his childhood. Two years after his father died, Strauss immigrated to New York City.There in the docks of New York Harbor Lob became Levi and as some would say the most famous name in the clothing ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Thropian: An Original Myth

recreation, and grassy hillsides for children to play on. Also on the coast there were fishermen's docks, and small harbors for their boats.The sea was also home to the monster Thropnon. He was a sor ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Free Trade

A cargo ship is slowly pushed to the docks by the tugboats. The ships crew prepares to unload its cargo. The special thing about this car ...

(7 pages) 118 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"On The Waterfront"

be centered around the large corruption problems that are involved in unionism. Set on the New York docks, the film shows the union workers struggeling to make ends meat. It presents its audience with ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.0 May/2006

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

Summer Fun

all day. Before I know it the sun was dropping like a rock. So we rally the troops and head to the docks. Looking around I can see everyone is wore out, and their eyelids are getting heavy now. There ...

(3 pages) 22 0 2.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

IPod vs. Zune

riptionB. Price Per SongC. Song ListingsD. UsabilityIII. AccessoriesA. Types of Cable connectionsB. DocksC. Carrying CasesD. Speakers and HeadphonesIV. CritiquesA. Internet ChatB. CritiquesV. Conclusi ...

(7 pages) 143 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Terry Malloy and Rick Blaine: Two Heroes of the Unlikely Sort: Character analysis of the protagonists of "On the Waterfront" and "Casablanca"

cal union gang leader. He is afraid to stand up for anything or anyone, and strictly adheres to the docks' "D & D" policy.Terry begins to spend more time with Edie and Father Barry, his conscience ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2007

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

Kenneth Oppel's "Dead Water Zone" as a science fiction Novel

e near future where scientific principles are the basis of the story. A futuristic area of decaying docks and dilapidated buildings on the shore of a polluted lake forms the setting for this science-f ...

(3 pages) 1045 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Captain Tory - a short story about how Captain Tory learned to take heed of others, no matter how unreliable they may seem

“Captain Tory! There be a man on the docks wanting your attention. He got a boy hostage!” Wiley Baxter urgently informed. Captain To ... hostage!” Wiley Baxter urgently informed. Captain Tory sighed in annoyance and glanced at the docks. He observed a bearded man holding a lantern in his right hand and a small boy’s right ar ...

(2 pages) 1063 0 3.0 May/2007

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

The Confederate Navy

e, they had 90 ships, but 21 were unfit for duty, 27 were in need of repairs and 28 were in foreign docks. The Union Navy had only 14 sea worthy ships. Stephen R. Mallory was appointed Secretar ...

(8 pages) 508 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

riginal cover of the book. Everyone liked to read his books. Thus, when his new book arrived at the docks from abroad, thousands upon thousands of people flocked to by a copy. Such was the anticipatio ... upon thousands of people flocked to by a copy. Such was the anticipation that people waited at the docks several hours before the ships arrived hoping to get a copy early.Some 60,000 copies of A Chri ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

A View from the Bridge - Arthur Miller

fate, society or gods. The first play was based on a story that Miller heard whilst working at the docks. He decided that it would make a good basis for a play and to base it on a Greek tragedy. Afte ... herine. Marco and Rodolfo, Beatrice’s cousins, immigrate to America from Italy, to work on the docks and live with them. Eddie is annoyed at the relationship forming between Rodolpho and Catherin ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lighthouse Story

lled Phoenix Lighthouse, those are also known as the channel markers, to guide large ships into the docks.The local government will use me and for another couple of years before they either upgrades m ...

(2 pages) 538 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

A Womens Change

id jobs that traditionally were not theirs. They worked on production lines, in steal mills, on the docks, and in other jobs that required heavy laboring. Over 6 million women took over in these field ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.3 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History