Essays Tagged: "five dollars"

The Odd Couple, by Neil Simmon

a half hour play. The level of performance for this play was amateur and the tickets were sold for five dollars apiece. There were two intermissions where the audience was able to stretch their legs ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Homeless: An Invisible Minority"

During my first ever trip to Starbucks with my friends, I bought a coffee worth more than five dollars. That is more than some homeless people spend in a week. I spent it all on a drink that ... ning gap between the rich and the poor" (Nunez 367). In our economy some people can afford to buy a five-dollar cup of coffee every day while others would spend that amount of money on five separate m ...

(6 pages) 232 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a compare/contrast essay on shampoos something general, but useful

k up V05 for about ninety-nine cents a bottle, Pantene Pro-V on the other hand may tend to be about five dollars on the average. This is the one of the very few disadvantages of Pantene Pro-V.There is ... fit more water in the bottle and less shampoo, well they succeeded, now a special time offer-thirty-five percent more, and the best part yet, FREE! Thirty five percent more water and it even comes in ...

(2 pages) 184 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Minimum Wage.

was the last time a "value" meal from McDonalds, let alone any other fast food chain, did not cost five dollars or more? When was the last time premium gas was under a dollar a gallon? It's hard to r ... well. Maybe if a control is put on the minimum wage, a "value" meal at McDonald's would cost under five dollars, and maybe premium gas would cost less than a dollar a gallon. The study, which Ehrenre ...

(5 pages) 292 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Overview of the life and work of Mark Twain.

o was in a very 'close place,' and finally persuaded him to hire with him at one hundred and twenty-five dollars per month, just half wages, the captain agreeing not to divulge the secret and so bring ... ots! But don't you be uneasy; I know as much as any man can afford to know for a hundred and twenty-five!"#Anecdotes and funny bits like this are found throughout Mark Twain's writings. Mark Twain was ...

(7 pages) 118 3 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Women of Full Metal Jacket.

ldiers always hold complete power over the women, able to bargain their "services" down to a paltry five dollars per soldier. For one of the prostitutes, a soldier even effectively acts as her pimp, d ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Comparison/contrast playstation.

video game system would cost $200.00. Now, you can easily get an old Atari or Nintendo console for five dollars. The newest gaming systems on the market right now are the Microsoft Xbox and the Sony ...

(2 pages) 167 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Paper on breaking up

........or should I say hooker. She must have been really cheap considering you only fork out about five dollars at the very most. I thought she was my friend. I can't believe Richelle would ever do t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

In the book Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls illustrates that hard work is rewarding.

On one occasion he found a "Sportsman's" magazine that had an advertisement for a hound for twenty-five dollars. Billy decides to sell fish and vegetables, in order to make enough money to buy the ho ...

(2 pages) 40 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Codes in the Former Confederate States

this provision shall suffer imprisonment and two days work on the public streets, or pay a fine of five dollars." Any Negro found on the streets of the town after ten o'clock in the evening had to wo ...

(12 pages) 80 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Model T: A Legend in Automobile History

of factory owners not paying their workers fair wages. Before the Model T cars were being sold for five thousand dollars and only the wealthy could afford them. The Model T started out at eight hundr ... dollars and only the wealthy could afford them. The Model T started out at eight hundred and twenty five dollars and by 1927 the price fell to two hundred and sixty, much less then annual wages. ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The life of Elvis Presley

d Dairy Show talent contest for his rendition of "Old Shep." The prize for the contest was a meager five dollars and free admission to the amusement rides, but ten- year- old Elvis may have obtained a ... asted of knowing "practically every religious song that has ever been written." "When I was four or five," Elvis recalled "all I looked forward to was Sundays, when we could go to church. This was the ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

John D Rockefeller as a captain of Industry

father started him on the road to business, when John D Rockefeller was seven his father loaned him five dollars at high interest rates. However harsh this may seem this paved the way for John. He soo ... minating the business and without him, there would be no business. Soon his competitors were paying five times as much in transportation costs. Rockefeller at one point just eliminated the competition ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discussing The Analysis Of Success in Arthur Miller's "Death Of A Salesman".

a farm? Is that a life? A farmhand? ... it's more than ten years now and he has yet to make thirty-five dollars a week!" (pg. 11). This is Willy's only rationale for saying that Biff is not yet a suc ...

(3 pages) 28 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wealth And Poverty

ify a person in this level they would have to make less than seven thousand nine hundred and ninety five dollars for a single person, ten thousand two hundred thirty three for two, and sixteen thousan ... t rate of poverty was Black people under eighteen and the lowest poverty rate was people over sixty-five. The rate for the whole economy in 1996 was thirteen and seven tenths. Today the poverty rate i ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Not A Real Essay

back on the carpet whenever they tried to run away. When it was all over the boys were each handed five dollars and the winning boy was given ten. This was a physical battle.Another type of battle wa ...

(1 pages) 250 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Glass Menagerie

lave of himself (452)." He gives up "all that [he dreams] of being and doing" for sixty-five dollars a month to pay the rent and the other bills (453). Due to the fact that Mr. Wingfield l ...

(2 pages) 378 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Challenge of Raising Twins

changing becomes very routine. By purchasing the less expensive store brand diapers you save about five dollars on every bag. Teamwork is especially important when twins get sick; taking turns diaper ...

(3 pages) 15 1 4.3 Sep/2007

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

The importance of dreams in th

for himself. "Listen! You think I'm crazy about the warehouse?. . . You think I want to spend fifty-five years down there in that-celotex interior! with- fluorescent-tubes! Look! I'd rather somebody p ... ather somebody picked up a crowbar and battered out by brains- than go back mornings. . . For sixty-five dollars a month I give up all that I dream of doing and being ever!" This statement itself prov ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Gun Control

nd he began to move toward me with the knife. I thought, 'this guy is willing to kill me for thirty-five dollars.' I aimed the automatic at the outer edge of his left thigh and shot him…I remem ... n this story occur all to often on our city streets. The fact that some people will kill for thirty-five dollars has many people in this country searching for a legal source of protection. Through a c ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law