Essays Tagged: "Elephant"

Woolly Mammoth

osaur that has been identified. Due to the fact that the Woolly Mammoth so closelyresembles today's elephants, care for them would most probably require most of the samefactors to keep it alive. Since ... imal in any extreme temperatures.Large enclosures would not be needed as they would be for a normal elephantsince the Woolly Mammoth is only three meters high. The huge tusks would allow it toscavenge ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Elephant by Slawomir Mrozek

all they had were surplus. Alas, the zoo's anniversary is vast approaching, for they are getting an elephant! Instead of rejoicing the director was thinking of his career and decided to write a letter ... of money. Upon hearing the ministries approval the zoo director directed his men to blow up a large elephant-shaped and elephant-sized balloon. Being lazy, these men filled the elephant with gas inste ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Do we have a good reason to believe in existence of a "higher power"?Speaks of Transcendentalism

. In many ways, thisquestion is similar to someone attempting to prove the existenceof an invisible elephant. It is far easier to prove that theelephant does not exist than it is to prove that it does ... or reasonable reasons to believe insomething transcendental. We humans have not found the invisibleelephant, but have already created the circus for it.

(4 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Beowulf Short Story

torso looked large enough to contain the entire population of Ventaria, and still have room for an elephant or two. Finally, the tail of the Filth-Sammich was so long and powerful, it could wrap arou ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An anaylisis of the "Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar allan Poe.

ormentors. His escape from the pendulum was through a variant of Aesop's fable of the mouse and the elephant, where the smallest beast liberated the greatest through the act of gnawing away his shackl ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Gentlemen of The Jungle.

provides some hidden facts, an answer to how Europeans colonized the continent."Once upon a time an elephant made a friendship with a man. One day a heavy thunderstorm broke out, the elephant went to ... it out of this torrential rain? "We can easily visualize the normal form of mutual relationship the elephant requested from his friend in the above passage, who, in this case, happened to be a human b ...

(5 pages) 44615 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A personal tragic event (house burning down).

ool career. I was limping as I walked with a textbook in one hand and a trumpet case as heavy as an elephant at the time in the other. Hearing sirens in a distance, I could not help but wonder what wa ...

(2 pages) 33 1 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston.

n the mountain, they ventured through Kitum Cave and admired the crystal-encrusted walls, mummified elephant corpses and the pillars covered in bat guano. Once their trip to Mount Elgon came to an end ...

(24 pages) 115 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"george orwell and shooting an elephant" talks about the imperalism that george has in this short story.

s them into his stories and makes the British and Burmans look like fools. He describes killing the elephant and it betrays him killing the British Empire by saying "He seemed to tower upward like a h ... rd like a huge rock toppling, his trunk reaching skyward like a tree"(Orwell/741). He describes the elephant falling down for the last time with his tusks up high like the British Empire and the colla ...

(3 pages) 198 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Rollerblading on Juan's Birthday" A creative writing story.

y idea of what is in there?" asked my grandmother with her usual, eager smile that was as big as an elephant.Juan gave her a look. "No. What is in it?"She smiled again. "Just open it up."Meanwhile, my ...

(3 pages) 60 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pregnancy as described in Sylvia Plath's "Metaphors", my teacher suggested using a paragraph on imagery and one on tone.

le being pregnant. She refers to her cravings and how uncomfortable she is. She uses words like "an elephant" and "a ponderous house" to explain how big she feels. She is unaware of what is going to h ... n her life. She is scared and alone with no one to turn to for advice. She states that "[she is an] elephant, a ponderous house" (2), because she feels that she is enormous. Not only is her belly grow ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tourism of Thailand

heart of South East Asia and is considered a natural gateway to Indochina. Shaped somewhat like an elephant's head, the country is bordered at its most northern extremes by Laos and Myanmar. The bord ... y is bordered at its most northern extremes by Laos and Myanmar. The border with Laos runs down the elephant's ear, along the north east of the country, until it meets with the Cambodian border, which ...

(6 pages) 162 0 2.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Role of Children's Literature in Primary Language Teaching

going to design a scheme of work for three lessons which is attached to the storybook entitled 'The Elephant and the Bad Baby' (Vipont, E.-1995) in this essay.Children's literature is part of the lite ... eme of work for three lessons which attaches to a storybook. I selected the storybook entitled 'The Elephant and the Bad Baby' (Vipont, E.-1995). The author of the storybook is Elfrida Vipont and the ...

(7 pages) 124 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

In the Elephant, the zoo was like the miniature world.

Do you ever wonder if some of the laws that we have should be questioned? In the Elephant, the zoo was like the miniature world. The government is symbolized by the zookeepers, the ... people who are obedient to the law and the wind symbolizes the people who questions the laws.In the Elephant, the government was symbolized by the zookeepers. The director was the President and the st ... taff were the rest of the government. In the story, the director sends a letter to Warsaw about the elephant. He decided on his own, without asking any of the staff members, that instead of the actual ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

More than sadness

hainThat urges you to say goodbye to a coffinThat asks to sew a soul***********DalalAnt said to the elephantGet up & massage meMake me laugh tooIf i didn't laughMake it up to me byKissing & fi ... ughMake it up to me byKissing & financingBut if iam not satisfied present me thousand slainsThe elephant laughedThe ant got furious at himYou big barrel , fleer at me!!What's funny in what i said ...

(1 pages) 55 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Response to Imperialism

Once upon a time an elephant made a friendship with a man. One day a heavy thunderstorm broke out, the elephant went to ... of this torrential rain?" The man, seeing what situation his friend was in, replied: "My dear good elephant, my hut is very small, but there is room for your trunk and myself. Please put your trunk i ... t is very small, but there is room for your trunk and myself. Please put your trunk in gently." The elephant thanked his friend, saying: "You have done me a good deed and one day I shall return your k ...

(10 pages) 30 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


lectorate, 18- to 24-year-olds have become a commodity to political strategists regardless of their elephant or donkey persuasion. However, of the limited non-partisan groups striving to motivate youn ...

(6 pages) 80 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Bias of the canadan supreme court

eeting did take place. The only real issues brought up are partisan politics. It totally avoids the elephant in the room. By looking at the process. Though it does say that more media attention has be ...

(4 pages) 21 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Hard Times: Coketown

s inflicting. For example, the steam engine is constantly going up and down is "like the head of an elephant in a state of melancholy madness," (1057). He also uses metaphors like "it had a black cana ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Own Private Hideaway

blared through my faithful alarm's tiny speaker. I pounded the snooze bar with the precision of an elephant stepping on a mouse. Warm rays of the blinding sun peeked through my crooked, stiff blinds ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing