Essays Tagged: "feathers"

instructions for how to cast a fly fishing rod

es'nt scare the fish( around 9 foot of clear line ) and a few flies ( lures made from winding furs, feathers, glitter and other things around a hook ).Fly fishing is different to other types of fishin ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


s and sizes.Birds are warm-blooded, egg-laying creatures from the aves class. Along with theobvious feathers and wings, birds have other adaptations for flying such as a wide keel onthe sternum, with ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tone Analysis for the Prince of Tides (This essay talks about the peaceful yet remorseful attitude shown by the author in the story.)

his classmates after doing something that horrific, and having to show his wrong by the wearing of feathers gave him a constant reminder. That alone would be enough to make him never forget. Also, th ...

(2 pages) 70 2 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


running with spears, smiling with a big cheesy grin and fake Native American clothing, or have big feathers on their head. All of these characters that stand for mascots of different schools are not ... ve American culture but are also incorrect and are not truly representing the Native Americans. The feathers are actually only given to Native Americans during special ceremonies after they have made ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Brancusi's "Bird in Space"

is piece seems to be just ready to leave its base and fly into the sky.In "Bird in Space" wings and feathers are removed, the bulge of the body is extended, and the head and beak are condensed to a di ...

(1 pages) 138 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A Cat Can Also Be Your Best Friend; persuasiive essay

If they're not feeling affectionate, cats are generally quite playful. They love to chase balls and feathers, or just about anything dangling from a string. They especially enjoy playing when their ow ...

(2 pages) 104 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Ugly Duckling with a sad ending.

him, and ran away screaming for their mommies saying, "There's an ugly sea monster in the pond with feathers of all colors, and it's out to get us!", but the little duckling just kept his head held up ... uckling just kept his head held up high because he knew that one day his mismatched and odd looking feathers would turn into perfect silky white plumes. He knew those children would come back to admir ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.3 May/2003

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

The Many Poetic Twists of Icarus as portrayed in Edward Field's "Icarus," William Carlos Williams' "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," and Muriel Rukeyser's "Waiting for Icarus."

ek myth. According to the myth he and his father fly with wings that his father made out of wax and feathers. They are trying to escape from a mean king. Icarus' father warns him not to fly to close t ...

(3 pages) 80 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Bird

f what had just transpired!" This is what I said as I turned my sisters bird over on the ground and feathers flew all around me. It was a Friday morning when I said these words. I was at home by mysel ... h. At that time I immediately dropped the bowls and ran to the room. When I entered, I was met with feathers floating about. These feathers were floating with the help of the air given of by the damag ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Birds: Comparisions between story and movie

rumbs spilled everywhereand tens of birds swooped down around me. They practically formed a wall of feathersand flapping sounds. Luckily though, those birds weren't trying to peck my eyes out andkill ...

(3 pages) 34 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Beautiful feathers by cyprian Ekwensi

In the novel "Beautiful feathers" the writer Cyprian Ekwensi introduces how power can be used to jeopardize other people's l ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cats as Ideal house pets

If they're not feeling affectionate, cats are generally quite playful. They love to chase balls and feathers, or just about anything dangling from a string. They especially enjoy playing when their ow ...

(2 pages) 63 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The seagull, anton chekhov

s jealous of his play and hates it before she has seen it. Treplev picks a flower and pulls off its feathers saying, "She loves me, she loves me not," etc. He concludes that Arkadina does not love him ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Images and Symbolic Meaning

Icarus is a character in Greek myth who while flying with wings of wax and feathers made by his father, attempted to escape King Minos. Icarus being caught up in the glory of ...

(2 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Birds: Their Habits and Behaviour

head, tail, neck and trunk.4. The entire body of birds is invested with a close covering of feathers, constituting the plumage.5. The birds have two pairs of limbs: -the fore limbs whi ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Behavior Assessment

f assessor. The characteristics of the cautious type behavior suggest that we do not like to ruffle feathers and that we flee from conflict. It describes us as results oriented problem solvers. We are ...

(7 pages) 246 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


st. The female northern cardinal is brownish-colored, with red wings, tail, and crest. The crest of feathers on the cardinals' head can be raised to scare away an enemy. Females are slightly smaller t ... s. Cardinals have long tails, short, rounded wings, and a conical bill. Cardinals have nine primary feathers. Cardinals replace their feathers when they molt (losing the old feathers) in the later sum ...

(4 pages) 29 1 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Are birds really dinosuars? 1/2 page essay

pteryx bird had these traits. Although the archaeopteryx bird could not fly because they don't have feathers and had a flat sternum. Regular birds have a keeled sternum. Thomas Huxley was one of the f ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Reflection on Linda Hogan's "The Feathers."

While reading Linda Hogan's "The Feathers," I tried to think back to any instances in my life that were left open and impossible to e ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Fall of Icarus

Icarus is the son of Daedalus who flew too close to the sun on wings of feathers and wax. The story is that Daedalus and his young son were imprisoned by King Minos. In ord ... were imprisoned by King Minos. In order to escape, Daedalus made two pairs of wings fashioned from feathers and wax. Giving a pair to his son, he warned him not to fly close to the sun, since it woul ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology