Essays Tagged: "Felix"

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut A book report on the novel about the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. Explains major themes, opinion on novel and why it is a classic.

find out exactly what happened the day that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. He interviews Felix Hoenikker's (the father of the atom bomb) children and others who knew him. He makes a great d ...

(2 pages) 128 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Odd Couple, by Neil Simmon

y.The play starts with a group of men playing poker. They are a little worried because their friend Felix is not present. After a little arguing between them they decide to call their friend's wife an ... t broken up after being married for twelve years. To startle the men even more, she tells them that Felix has gone out to kill himself. Almost immediately, Felix arrives at Oscar's house, where the me ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A bookreport done on the novel Cat's Cradle written by Kurt Vonnegut.

an author by the name of Jonah, who wanted to write a biography on the father of the nuclear bomb, Felix Hoenikker. But while he was doing his research, he stumbled upon a weird adventure which led h ... made any friends with other people in the town. When Jonah was in this township, researching about Felix Hoenikker's past, he ended up interviewing Hoenikker's boss, Dr. Breed. Throughout the whole p ...

(14 pages) 43 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Angel in the House: Gladys in "A Modern Mephistopheles" by Louisa May Alcott

moral pap for the young" (Strickland, 1). A Modern Mephistopheles is the story of nineteen year old Felix Canaris, a poet on the brink of starvation, until Jasper Helwyze helps him. Helwyze promised F ... lps him. Helwyze promised Felix fame and fortune in return for complete control over his life. When Felix falls in love with Olivia, Helwyze's companion, he is instead forced into a marriage with Glad ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Frankenstein"

ain events that portray society's beliefs, which include, the creature being attacked by villagers, Felix's violently aggression towards the creature, and the man who shot the creature.After escaping ... ual kicks in. "Agatha fainted, and Safie unable to attend to her friend, rushed out of the cottage. Felix darted forward...he dashed me to the ground and struck me violently with a stick." Here it is ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Art Essay on William Kentridge

s exposed. In his series of nine short films he introduces two characters, namely Soho Eckstein and Felix Teitlebaum. These characters depict an emotional and political struggle that ultimately reflec ... le that ultimately reflects the life of many South Africans of the time.In the introductory note to Felix In Exile Kentridge writes: "In the same way that there is a human act of dismembering the past ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"The Europeans" by Henry James: To what extent is "The Europeans" an expression of James's quest for a synthesis of the two qualities, the 'good' (Americans) and the 'beautiful' (Europeans)?

which promote the Puritan way of life. The Europeans, on the other hand (symbolized by Eugenia and Felix), are not Puritans but are sophisticated, opportunistic, and sometimes lax in their way of lif ... ean sophistication as well at the 'stiffness' of the Americans. The European characters Eugenia and Felix embody a highly refined form of opportunism. They become involved with a group of Americans wh ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wright Way

n unknown fact is that the Wright's were not the first to achieve powered flight. In 1857 Frenchman Felix du Temple designed the first plane to achieve powered flight, but his was unable to carry peop ...

(4 pages) 461 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wright Brothers

n unknown fact is that the Wright's were not the first to achieve powered flight. In 1857 Frenchman Felix du Temple designed the first plane to achieve powered flight, but his was unable to carry peop ...

(4 pages) 572 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Full Script

Felix: your majesty, my name is Felix and this is my helper grizzle. Grizzle and I would like to try ... : You are indeed to brave men to ask this of me. You both know the consequences if you fail? Right? Felix: Yes! Grizzle: No"¦.. I mean yes"¦.. I mean ummmmmm King: Well do you know?? Gri ... e: No King: Ok then, you will both be whipped out of the palace never to return. Do you understand? Felix: Yes! Grizzle: Yes sir! But there is one thing that I don't understand. In your proclamation i ...

(1 pages) 23 1 4.9 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Thoughts After The Bombing Of Afganistan

undreds of thousands were obliterated by U.S. bombs to show the Soviets what we could do. I did see Felix Greene's "Inside North Vietnam," and saw how the B-52s would carpet bomb. I fantasized manning ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Dedications To Poop

Felix: your majesty, my name is Felix and this is my helper grizzle. Grizzle and I would like to try ... : You are indeed to brave men to ask this of me. You both know the consequences if you fail? Right? Felix: Yes! Grizzle: No"¦.. I mean yes"¦.. I mean ummmmmm King: Well do you know?? Gri ... e: No King: Ok then, you will both be whipped out of the palace never to return. Do you understand? Felix: Yes! Grizzle: Yes sir! But there is one thing that I don't understand. In your proclamation i ...

(1 pages) 387 0 1.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Armor By: John Steakley

led Armor, and is written by John Steakley. This novel is about the life of a soldier whose name is Felix. Felix's past is mysterious and his future is almost inevitable given his odds for survival in ... ter-stellar war as a scout. The reader is shown the horror, courage and aftermath of combat through Felix's eyes. The two main characters in Armor often survive based on reaction, or their intense inn ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Monsters point of view

lean-to, in which he resided. Shelley also conveys that the monster learned about love by observing Felix De Lacey and Safie's love for each other, and by reading a novel entitled "Paradise Lost", to ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cats cradle 3

negut Jonah, a young writer, decides to write a novel about the father of the nuclear bomb, Felix Hoenikker, and his family. As Jonah begins to uncover the many secrets of the family, he trave ... would change the way all the water on earth crystallized, ultimately destroying everything. Felix Hoenikker had developed the crystal and Frank had a piece after his father's death. He used th ...

(1 pages) 345 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Frankenstein

necessary, I cleared their path from the snow, and performed those offices that I had seen done by Felix. I afterwards found that these labours, performed by an invisible hand, greatly astonished the ... onged to discover the motives and feelings of these lovely creatures; I was inquisitive to know why Felix appeared so miserable and Agatha so sad." (Ch. 12 pg. 81) Because, he was disfigured, he was f ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Vempaire

fighting with a vampire and telling the bad news to the priest, Cat and Jack's death witness named Felix begin to look for vampire's lair, they find a fort which the vampires lived in. Cat finds Ross ...

(2 pages) 499 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Franz Kafka As Gregor Samsa

door wide open each night before he went to bed: ?The door indicated that they still wanted to lure Felix into the family while I was already excluded,? Kafka also acknowledged in his diary (Sokel 169 ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Significance of setting in Frankenstein

pg 59) From this moment on, the monster is alone. He tries to gain acceptance and friendships among Felix's family and elsewhere, but is rejected due to his horrifying appearance. His feeling of lonel ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alienation of The Unusual

family also tried to get rid of the monster because of the monster’s hideous appearance “Felix darted forward, and with supernatural … me violently with a stick” page 136. All the ... nster helped the Delacey family a lot, by collecting woods and vegetables for the family, but later Felix tries to get rid of the monster not knowing that the monster helped him “and during the n ...

(3 pages) 518 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American