Essays Tagged: "fur"

The Koala

The KoalaInroduction The koala is the Australian jewel. It has very furry, ash coloredhair, a rubbery black nose, sharp claws, fuzzy ears, and a grizzlypersonality, or ... grizzlypersonality, or should I say, koalality. If you kill a koala, you'll make amillion off their fur! They would sell the fur to coat companies and make coats out of koala fur. Well, sadly enough, ... ssed a law banning anythingharmful to the koalas. At first, in the 1920's they were killed fortheir fur. Then, somehow, a high percentage of them became infectedwith a very contagious disease, chlamyd ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Katherine Mansfield's "Miss Brill"

character. This can easily be seen by the relationship between Miss Brill and her "alter-ego", the fur. A symbol is "a person, object or event that suggests more than its literal meaning." In other w ... ng that has two levels of meaning: on the literal level it is what it is, for example, Miss Brill's fur is just a fur. It can also represent a more "hidden" meaning such as the fur being a symbol for ...

(5 pages) 306 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Herman Melville

uit his studies at New York Male High School to help support his family. He worked for his brothers fur business, at a bank as a clerk, and taught at numerous schools (Kalasky 324).On June 5, 1839 Mel ... ibals'. Although most were excited about Melville's work, the Christian missionary community were infuriated about Melville's negative portrayal of them (324).MAJOR THEMESAccording to Soft Key Multime ...

(5 pages) 133 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jay's Treaty in the States

d just been informed of the contents of the Jay Treaty which were: 1) Britain agreed to give up the fur posts in American territory, 2) Britain also agreed to submit to arbitration the questions of di ... prevent us from going to war. Washington made his first move by sending a delegate to England, and furthermore by standing up to congress to get this treaty ratified. He demonstrates again his great ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Who is Prometheus?

ing all the power to give all the animals and man uniqueness such as speed, strength, wings, claws, fur, and shells to cover the inner bodies. Prometheus created and molded man from clay and Athena b ... ce he gave his word Zeus had to except this for his future rations. All of Prometheus' betrayals infuriated Zeus thus causing him to have Prometheus shackled and taken to Caucasus Mountain. Here Pro ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Short essay on miss brill

dness until it eventually overwhelms her. Some events that developed Miss Brill's character are her fur scarf, the actors in the park, and the boy and girl on the bench.First of all, Miss Brill shows ... oy and girl on the bench.First of all, Miss Brill shows great appreciation and fondness towards her fur scarf. On this Sunday, she took the scarf out of storage and wore it to the park. At the park, M ...

(3 pages) 138 1 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brief History Of Electricity.

the Greeks were already studying electricity. They noticed that if you rubbed a piece of amber with fur, it had a charge with the ability to attract small objects. Many years later, in the 16th Centur ...

(3 pages) 108 1 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

19th Century Immigration and Population Growth.

ver wanted to move there. There was un-worked fertile land for farming, lots of animals to trap for fur, ice to fish in, trees to be lumbered, and many other money-making and trade inducing activities ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Three-Toed Sloth.

t being around 4.34kg. Its size ranges from 420 - 800 mm with average size being 578mm. The sloth's fur is long, and either brown or gray. Its head is usually covered with dark hair, to make it less n ... ke it less noticeable for snakes at night. The male three-toed sloth has white or orange patches of fur with black stripes (dorsal marking) between the shoulders. Also due to fact that the three-toed ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay introduced Taiwan's most important animal---the Taiwanese deer.

g and tools. As they were facing hunger, they caught the glimpse of a beautiful deer in silky beige fur and snow-white spots. Astonished at the sight of such a stunning creature, they appreciated God ... e Taiwanese deer is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful kinds of deer. It acquires silky fur of the color of cedar, covered by little white spots that spread out like stars in the sky. In a ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What made the English settlers who came to the New World (America) make the transition from Englishmen abroad to Americans, and what made them come together in the end for a Revolution?

rliament began by increasing their control over colonial affairs. Parliament added articles such as fur, copper, hemp, tar and turpentine to the list of items produced in the colonies that had to be s ... another one of their colonies at the time, and the release of some British Prisoners of War. This infuriated settlers. The French attempted to block further English expansion west.The Treaty of Paris ...

(3 pages) 40 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


s known about the family life of wild jaguars. They have been hunted almost to extinction for their fur. Biologists now find it difficult to study wild jaguars in zoos, where the animals have been bre ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Impact That Natural Resources Had On The New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies

ish and whales, lumber provided wood and mining, and forests brought the New Englanders a source of fur and game. With all of these resources, they developed an intest in trade. Many lived by the ocea ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Relationship between Humans and the Natural World

reads on to an unknown spring, his instinct tells him to try and lick the water and icicles off his fur. The only time the man demonstrated instinct in the story was when he knew he was going to die. ...

(2 pages) 45 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dubliners: Discussing the Strategy of James Joyce

uses "very truculent, grey and massive, with black cavernous nostrils and circled by a scanty white fur" to describe a dead man's face like he does in "The Sisters" (8). His use of language and differ ... ce's description of Farrington as "thirsty" makes him sound like a drunkard to the greatest extent. Furthermore, he pawns his watch for money because he is broke and cannot buy drinks. But along with ...

(4 pages) 84 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Movie Review: "The Thomas Crown Affair"

s. The main material of her clothing is black leather. She is shown in three separate shots wearing fur collars. This would imply elegance and femininity, as well as wealth and status. In the black an ...

(2 pages) 38 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Interior monologue of a cat.

am happy to see them too. I like them and I like their touch even though they lack the softness of fur. They have some funny stuff on their heads, which looks like a kind of fur. One of them is now l ... f fur. One of them is now leaning on the bed and I can smell the nice aroma that comes from her odd fur. It's been a long time since I have played with it. Maybe now it's the time. "Kitty," they are s ...

(1 pages) 45 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ferret Legalization in California. Research paper on why ferrets should be legalized in California.

complain of problems. These books are filled with charming anecdotes about the "carpet sharks," or "fur covered slinkies," two common terms of endearment for these lovable animals. Ferrets are extreme ... so said that there has never been a recorded transmission of rabies from a ferret to a human being. Furthermore, Roger Caras, the President of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani ...

(10 pages) 70 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

CHILDREN OF THE DUST by Louise Lawrence Discuss reasons how the novel's ending could be viewed as both optimistic and pessimistic. Must be 600 or more words

n the outside of the bunker. These mutants have a dominant gene in their DNA which gives them white fur around their bodies, the loss of the pupil in the eye, sometimes extra body parts. The fact that ... t race a nuclear war must transpire. Since the mutants are all now born with a gene that gives them fur, eyes with out pupils and sometimes an extra body part then it is to suggest that the radiation ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Technological advancements that have helped scientists identify the platypus

ue teeth and an absence of mammary glands, although it has special glands that secrete milk. It has fur like other animals, but it has a beak like the bill of a duck, webbed feet and a tail like a bea ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology