Essays Tagged: "elderly woman"

Character Sketch of Miss Strangeworth: The Possibility of Evil by Shirley Jackson (I do not particularly like this essay, but please get me to e-mail the original to you if you like it).

A discussion of the character traits of a fictitious elderly woman named Miss Strangeworth will occur in this character sketch. Miss Strangeworth was an ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

A Visit of Charity Written By Eudora Welty

of her own free will and as a result does not care who she visits just as long as the person is an elderly woman. "Marian pushed her hair behind her ears, as she did when it was time to study Science ... t her duty at that moment over with.At this point we are introduce to our final characters, the two elderly women. One is a senile, friendly woman who is pleased to see the nurse and Marian at the doo ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Short story "Ms. Brill" was a depiction of the woman alone.

ld woman who is a school teacher that spends her Sundays doing the most worthwhile activity that an elderly woman could do in that day in age; enjoying the day in the park. She is always quite content ... -""No, not here," said the girl. "Not yet." (122-123)This shows that the couple was bothered by an elderly person. Miss Brill felt like the only person in the world without anyone because throughout ...

(5 pages) 168 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan: mother and daughter relationships.

kindest, and shows great hostility towards her. The young child lives with a grandmother, Popo. The elderly woman eventually becomes very ill, and one morning An-Mei's mother return's to Popo's deathb ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A full analysys of the Movie "Trip to Bountiful".

"THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFULL"Analysis by Adam Godin--CHARACTER ANALYSYSCarrie WaltsPortrayed as a sweet elderly woman who is determined to escaped her son's cramped suburban home to visit her home town of ...

(6 pages) 54 0 1.5 Apr/2003

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

Train Journey - A reflective short story asking if money is more important than family

bother him. Martin was last to board as he clambered into a carriage with just two other people, an elderly woman and what looked like her son. He selected a seat furthest away from the others and out ... deen station and pulled on the brakes. A few seats in front of Martin the young man was helping his elderly mother out of her seat and onto the platform. Martin had never been close to his own mother ...

(3 pages) 91 3 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critique of Female Circumcision.

e girl's entrance into womanhood, and is a much-celebrated event within the village. The designated elderly woman of the village performs the circumcision, which involves removing the clitoris and pos ...

(3 pages) 150 3 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Adventures Of Huck Finn Setting: Late 1800's a...

nquent lifestyle to change drastically. Huck gets an education, and a home to live in with a caring elderly woman (the widow). One would think that Huck would be satisfied. Well, he wasn't. He wanted ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Hitchhiker - A Desciptive Piece

'I'd watch out dear,' warned the elderly woman. Her eyes slanted with concern behind her glasses and her creased forehead glowered at ... tion of the stranger.Hale retreated as he realised who he had addressed.'I'm so sorry,' muttered an elderly man. 'I did not think anyone used this road. I didn't have a chance to get off as you came p ... ed with thick, black hair and scattered with fresh abrasions - this was not the wrinkled hand of an elderly man. Hale gagged as his gaze moved up the stranger's arm, its sinewy flesh caked with dirt a ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Appropriation of the old Grimm Fairy Tale Florinda and Yoringal, in a Feminist reading

GREATOnce upon a time in the centre of a thick dense forest there was a cottage and in it dwelt an elderly woman who was known as Lady of the Woods. She was kind and wise; who had great knowledge in ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aisel 3-short story of around 1500 words. Written for yr 11 school assignment

than one would normally be able to put up with. Already this day three deaths had occurred, when an elderly woman had attempted to reach for the pickles on the top shelf, only an attempt it was, for s ...

(8 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Jury

story, I get the law.An Inheritance Case: The Plaintiff's StoryFor instance, in a case involving an elderly woman suing the family of her 'gentleman friend' for part of his estate, I was informed the ...

(9 pages) 43 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Title: Community Link This essay is one author's persepective on the efficacy of community action groups and their quest to elevate standards of living for the underprivileged.

e corner of Fifth and Smithfield Street in Downtown Pittsburgh recently, waiting to catch a bus, an elderly woman approached me and began mumbling something inaudibly and incoherently. Her tiny, gaunt ...

(12 pages) 65 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Essay on Mary Beckett's "A Belfast Woman".

"Belfast Woman" is a short story of an elderly woman, Mrs Harrison, who lives as a Catholic in a street where mainly Protestants own most o ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why Elderly Shouldn't Drive

business trip on Hwy 74. Just as they were about to intersect with a small side road, a 73-year-old elderly woman pulled out onto the hwy, failing to see the oncoming Jeep Grand Cherokee. My mother, t ... nd two toddlers to be raised never knowing their father.The blame, however, is not to be put on the elderly lady, but rather on the lack of regulations and testing set forth by the DMV of North Caroli ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jean

ew on life was the death of my neighbor, Jean. A second third grandmother to me, Jean was an elderly woman of seventy-two; a beloved wife and mother of three, Jean was a caring, kind, and beaut ...

(2 pages) 355 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It is through the understanding of other people and our relationships with them that we come to understand ourselves and our lives. Discuss. "Tirra Lirra By the River" by Jessica Anderson.

the River explores the road to self discovery through the disheveled memories and reflections of an elderly woman named Nora. Lying in bed, recovering from pneumonia, Nora begins to delve deep into th ...

(8 pages) 14 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Untitled

im, he also brought "the way of the white man", which many were not accustomed to. Talking about an elderly woman sitting on the steps to the vicarage, Mark said, "'I did not see her when we passed th ... ralization of the non-Indian race.The tribe aged, the children developed into young adults, and the elderly grew older. The tribal youth still declined the opportunity to carry on the Indian way of li ...

(4 pages) 387 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The green mile card report 2

es was the warden of Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Melinda Moores, Hal's wife, is portrayed as a sick elderly woman. She is used in the story to demonstrate the miraculous healing power that John Coffey ... . Brad Dolan worked at Georgia Pines. He acted just like Percy once did and that scared Paul in his elderly years. Brad was cruel, heartless, and thrived on the pain of others.Setting: Cold Mountain P ...

(4 pages) 921 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The green mile card report 2 -

es was the warden of Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Melinda Moores, Hal's wife, is portrayed as a sick elderly woman. She is used in the story to demonstrate the miraculous healing power that John Coffey ... . Brad Dolan worked at Georgia Pines. He acted just like Percy once did and that scared Paul in his elderly years. Brad was cruel, heartless, and thrived on the pain of others.Setting: Cold Mountain P ...

(4 pages) 816 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature