Essays Tagged: "Glass"

The hour glass

The Hour GlassThe hourglass - an emblem of human life. It symbolizes the eternal passage of time, the sand sl ... r so and out all the things in life that I had thought about, my gaze happens to fall upon the hour glass lying right in front of me. An object that has been always lying in my room with no great impo ... elf intrigues me. I find a miracle in the growing of a mushroom or a field of daisies. But this hourglass holds a lot of meaning for me. It is a time capsule. Showing me how precious life is and how e ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Am I made of Glass?" poem by Jessica Salyer

re the bullet hits your head. I love you and I really shouldn't. Your face is made of the prettiest glass and I accidentally smashed it. The lips I once kissed fly around this small dark room, cutting ... art now, the beat of yours is so distant, so cold, and slow. Should I still love you for this? Your glass features darkened as you turned your attention to the mirror. Neither of us likes what we see. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.6 Feb/2004

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

An essay on the symbolisim in Run Lola Run for my film studies class.

ed down to saving a life. Lola and the ambulance need to slow down in order to avoid shattering the glass. This glass symbolizes a metaphor for life, and along with the red ambulance, it suggests life ... ncy and emergency, just like Lola's predicament. In one scene, the ambulance does crash through the glass, and the people carrying the glass are dressed wearing all yellow symbolizing a warning, fores ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams is a play abounding with symbolism. Connections that exist are ... . Connections that exist are between the fire escape and the way Tom escapes from his problems, the glass figurines and Laura's life, and the unicorn and her self-image. These create a higher level on ... becoming a member of the Union of Merchant Seaman and leaving her and his sister, Laura.Next is the glass figures that reside in Laura's menagerie are symbols of Laura herself. Laura is like a piece o ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Actuality of a Fantasy - about reality vs. illusions in the story "Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams. 500 word Literary Analysis.

The "Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, portrays the Wingfield family and Jim as unable to face real ... lliams, portrays the Wingfield family and Jim as unable to face reality and live a deceiving life. "Glass Menagerie" characters are faced with reality, yet all the characters ignore reality to cover i ... ters are faced with reality, yet all the characters ignore reality to cover it with a fantasy. The "Glass Menagerie" is filled with illusions and reality. Laura's illusions are symbolized by he ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Asahi Glass Company:Strategy

1. Asahi Glass Company has diversified through internal growth, acquisition, and joint ventures from its orig ... ny has diversified through internal growth, acquisition, and joint ventures from its origin in flat glass to broad glass-materials, chemical, and electronics manufacturer. It has also vertically integ ... anufacturer. It has also vertically integrated and expanded internally to become the leading global glass manufacturer. In 1993, Asahi Glass is reviewing its future direction, particularly whether it ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Glass Ceiling" Women barries in the Workforce

"Glass ceiling"More women and minorities hold higher positions in the work force than ever before, al ... positions in the work force than ever before, although they are still held to lower management. The glass ceiling, according to the Department of Labor, is defined as "artificial barriers based on att ... ble with this type of approach (Henslin).Researchers have studied why women can't break through the glass ceiling. They identified what is called a "pipeline" that leads to the executive offices. This ...

(2 pages) 236 1 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Future.

mirror. When Eric picked it up, he saw his crystal clear reflection, enhanced by the smooth, silver glass. He looked up out of the old boxes he was rummaging through to find the rest of his dimly lit ... d angels. It was in these books that he learned of foretelling the future through the use of mirror glass. He remembered about the cool antique mirror and figured he would give the ancient art a shot. ...

(6 pages) 47 0 4.7 Dec/2005

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

A creative story on the topic of 'Change': "The Lamppost"

hy body. My skin wrinkles as the paint peels from the post and my bones crack when a stone hits the glass.As time has gone by my lamppost has aged with me. The light was once unfading, once surrounded ... my lamppost has aged with me. The light was once unfading, once surrounded by a clean encasement of glass, and perched on the once steadfast solid pole, once fresh and smooth. Today, I can feel my lig ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What if you could see the future?

mirror. When Eric picked it up, he saw his crystal clear reflection, enhanced by the smooth, silver glass. He looked up out of the old boxes he was rummaging through to find the rest of his dimly lit ... d angels. It was in these books that he learned of foretelling the future through the use of mirror glass. He remembered about the cool antique mirror and figured he would give the ancient art a shot. ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Glass Technology

Introduce about glass and glass technology in society.“. If marble and stone symbolize Renaissance architecture ... ze Renaissance architecture, glass is the DNA of the new modernity. In the hands of special talent, glass transcends utility and the mere act of the building.” (Hyatt, P2004, page 1).This paragra ... 4, page 1).This paragraph can be introduction paragraph. It uses other materials to emphasize ‘glass material’ as ‘DNA of the new modernity’.Glass is among the few solid which tran ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Business

ss. In effect, penalizing them for taking time out of the workforce to bear and raise children."The glass wall metaphor describes occupational segregation attributed to employment barriers that restri ... strict the access of women to certain types of jobs or that trap them within certain types of jobs. Glass walls are likely to persist when: (1)organizational cultures create impediments to change; and ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Glass Managerie

In the play "The Glass Managerie" by Tennessee Williams, symbolism is a primary factor in representing escape. ... nse of adventure, something of which he claims he has none of. Laura's escape is represented in her glass managerie and the time and effort she puts forth into it and the fire escape is a representati ... ts forth into it and the fire escape is a representation of both of their freedoms.In the play "The Glass Managerie" Tom lives a very boring and routine lifestyle. He lives and supports both his ...

(4 pages) 389 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie; An Interpretation The Glass Menagerie, the tittle of a play by Tennessee Williams i ... characters. The beginning of the play opens and is grounded in the connection between Lora and the glass menagerie. Specifically, the unicorn, a mythical and romanticized animal, represents Lora. Fro ... nd it's implications for Lora's future.In the beginning of the play, we can see Lora's love for the glass menagerie. Lora expresses her emotions towards the menagerie with the amount of time and care ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis Of Crown Royal Advertisement

s, a carrot nose, and a smile made of coals. One of the snowmen, the one on the right, is holding a glass filled with Crown Royal and strangely enough, a chunk of the others head ,which is also in the ... Royal and strangely enough, a chunk of the others head ,which is also in the glass. Right under the glass by about an inch there is a phrase, "Tis the season for giving."� The background of thi ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The glass menagerie

The Glass Menagerie Essay In the play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Laura portrays ... presents herself as a fragile human being, easily broken at any moment just like a piece of her own glass collection. Laura lacks confidence in herself because of her problems and she lives her life a ... ular and unimportant in the eyes of her peers. She separates herself to the point where she and her glass collection are one and the same thing. She identifies well with the uniqueness and delicacy of ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Glass Menagerie: Character Analysis Of Laura

Out of all of the characters in The Glass Menagerie Laura Wingfield seems to lead the saddest life. "A childhood illness has left her cr ... own little world, isolated from everyone else. More and more, everyday, she becomes like a piece of glass in her own menagerie, weak and fragile to the touch, using her crippled leg as means of escape ... ntlemen caller that Tom has invited home from work. Jim accidentally breaks one of Laura's favorite glass figurines while dancing with her. After he sympathetically gives her a kiss it seems as though ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Glass Managerie: Character Analysis Of Laura W

Out of all of the characters in The Glass Menagerie Laura Wingfield seems to lead the saddest life. "A childhood illness has left her cr ... own little world, isolated from everyone else. More and more, everyday, she becomes like a piece of glass in her own menagerie, weak and fragile to the touch, using her crippled leg as means of escape ... ntlemen caller that Tom has invited home from work. Jim accidentally breaks one of Laura's favorite glass figurines while dancing with her. After he sympathetically gives her a kiss it seems as though ...

(1 pages) 709 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Glass Menagerie

In the play, The Glass Menagerie, written by Tennessee Williams, reality and illusion, present and past have no clari ... on continues until she no longer associates with the outer world. Laura confines herself to her own glass collection of animals. Slowly Tom and Amanada realise Laura has become as fragile as the glass ... o Jim, "LIttle articles of it, tey're ornaments mostly! Most of them are little animals made out of glass, the iniest little animals in the world," (Williams 82) this shows how Laura talked about her ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Will it ever end?

positive messages then you tend have a better outlook on life and instead of always looking at the glass half empty then you will then look at the glass half full and that makes all the difference in ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Art Essays