Essays Tagged: "firemen"

The Chicago Fire of 1871

uipment, includingone of seventeen steam fire engines and a hose cart. Nearly half of Chicago's 185 firemenfought this fire and many were on duty all day, so they were already exhausted whenthe Great ... released. Most of theprisoners began looting. When the Water Works was hit by the fire, many of the firemenwent home. Finally around 11P.M. the wind died down and showers began falling. Thefire was ov ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - The Meetings between Montag and Clarisse

larisseThe novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is about a futuristic society that hasbanned books. Firemen that start fires are used to burn the books when they are found.One fireman, Guy Montag, rem ... an effort to stop the chaos of his society by bringing booksback to life and destroying the current firemen.The meetings between Montag and Clarisse trigger an awareness and change inMontag's life. Mo ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury

knew the reason why he would have to burn down a person's house when one had possession.One day the firemen were notified about a woman that had a large supply of books in her house. When Guy went to ... his wife and friends. Because the possession of books was a great sin, his wife reported him to the firemen. Guy soon kills 3 fireman, including the chief, and escapes with a professor by the name of ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Report On the two Main events in Terrorism.

2 weeks. 168 people died in the bombing and the city was devastated for a long time. The police and firemen stopped everything and packed up and went home when the smoke went done because there was no ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Fahrenheit 451", by Robert Frost.

e government, books are illegal, and people are brainwashed from television and other technologies. Firemen set fires to books, instead of help putting out fires. Montag, a fireman responsible for man ...

(3 pages) 80 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Is life valuable.

inciple. Society have taugh people to never risk their life to save another one, what policemen and firemen do. Returning to our mother that is about to give birth, should we value the baby's life or ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This is a commermorative speech to the aftermath of september 11 and how it has changed America.

it could not be stopped. Many Americans risked there lives trying to save others; among them where firemen, police, and courageous innocents. The scars 911 has left are very deep and morose. My life ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Inevitable Truth.

e rejected as just another minor problem in a movie plot. Their faces blanketed in astonishment the firemen, policemen, businessmen, and the random public stood with eyes wide open and some with their ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Fahrenheit 451- the examination of the book from a philosophical apprach (examining why this book is an allegory)

ame of the house is not burnt, just all of its contents. The men who carry out this job are called "firemen". Unlike today's firemen, instead of putting out fires, they start them.At the time of the b ... named Guy Montag. He is a fireman. He takes great joy in his duties. However, unlike all the other firemen in the local firehouse, he also realizes that on the whole, he is not happy with his life. H ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

GCSE media studies coursework: A comparison of two local newspaper articles. This essay compares two newspaper articles taken from two different local newspapers in England

tten in a way that makes you want to see what the headline is talking about, as it sounds serious. 'Firemen free bathroom tot' on the other hand is quite small for a headline and only really uses one ... hat occurred in each case, but are blatantly over-emotive to make the article more interesting. The firemen free bathroom tot article especially exagerrates the situation as it makes a toddler stuck i ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Fahrenhiet 451

on sight along with their owners. And who should be the policemen of this world of ignorance? The "firemen." Not unlike the firemen in our world today, they dress alike, drive big trucks, and wail th ... e, drive big trucks, and wail their loud sirens. There is one fundamental difference, however-these firemen start fires; they burn the evil books because of their sin. And who is the heartless, unfeel ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast between Firefighter and Paramedic

te goal for both a fireman and paramedic, but their training and everyday lives are very different. Firemen go through ten to twelve forty hour weeks of classroom and physical training. Paramedics go ... us diseases. While they both wear the protective equipment, the equipment itself is very different. Firemen wear oversized pants, jackets, and boots. Depending on the situation, they sometimes wear pe ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradburry

is wife, Mildred, best represent these depictions of society.Guy Montag is a fireman. In the future firemen don't fight fires but fuel them. "Ooh, mommy look. Firemen. Mommy, there's going to be a fir ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The sinking of the Rms Titanic. I got a good grade. =)

500 people could fit in 1st class dining room.Life on TitanicCrew included chefs, bakers, butchers, firemen, and engineers.1st class had an 11 course meal, 2nd class had a 3 course meal and 3rd class ...

(1 pages) 23 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Character Analysis of Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451

emperature at which book paper ignites. IN his eight years of employment, Montag even joined in the firemen's bestial sport of letting small animals loose and betting on which ones the Mechanical Houn ... ritical point after he witnesses the burning of an old woman, who willingly embraces death when the firemen come to burn her books. His psychosomatic illness, a significant mix of chills and fever, fa ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A House on Fire

st sky-high, sending huge sparks of fire round about.Three fire engines were busily engaged and the firemen in their dark uniform were playing the hose on various parts of the building. the rushing wa ... the flames.then the tall red ladders of the fire engine were streched upwards and I could see some firemen climbing up with the hosees in their hands. On reaching almost the top of the ladder , they ...

(1 pages) 27 4 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury Essay.

the future. It takes place in a totalitarian society where books and intellectualism are outlawed. Firemen who no longer need to put out fires in this futuristic society, now have the job of burning ... egins his life with the outlaws on the tracks. The salamander is the other creature tattooed on all firemen. The salamander is another mythological that can touch fire without getting burned. The sala ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Approach Paper on "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

t is illegal to own a book, or to read one. The solution to making sure this does not happen is the firemen, which have burned every book in existence. However, not long into the story, Montag begins ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


by broken natural gas lines, which could not be put out because all the water mains were broken and firemen had extreme limited resources to work with. Earthquakes cause more than just fires, they can ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Theme of Knowledge in "Farenheit 451"

s anymore; therefore, everyone was taught that books were bad and dangerous. Claire Datnow quotes, "Firemen do not put out fires, they set fires to books because the ideas in them could be dangerous." ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American