Essays Tagged: "Grandma"

Destroying Racism

Destroying RacismAs the snow covered the house that my grandma occupies, I lookedout the window to the neighbor's front door, their mailbox, and the circul ... thought about this, I thought, this is notMississippi, or Alabama; this is Michigan, and it's in my grandma'sneighborhood. And the thing is, their a normal family, just like any other.They went on tri ... people withlittle understanding to the issue can finally open their eyes.The next time I went to my grandma's, I walked her dog down thestreet past the neighbor's house. A lady was out in her garden, ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.5 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Christmas Memories, descriptive, personal essay

Approaching Grandma's, our family anticipates the grand holiday about to be rekindled once again. With our famil ... Inch by inch, Second by second, we approach the long awaited destination.Finally when we arrive at Grandma's house our long journey is over. We each take a huge breath as we step out onto the crispy ... oice saying 'My have you ever grown up!' I turn to my left and stand up to address my complimenter. Grandma, awaken from her heavenly sleep, stands slightly crouched with an antique smile painted grac ...

(2 pages) 370 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

this but she described Ma Joad to you exactly.The first time that Ma's strength was showed was when grandma died. She lied to an inspector telling him, 'We got a sick ol' lady. We got to get her to a ... ht the story and let them pass on their way to California. Even then Ma didn't tell the family that grandma was dead, instead she laid there next grandma's dead carpus until they got to California. 'S ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck


ad, and baby girl were traveling home to Laramie fromColorado Springs where we had gone to visit my grandma. The atmospherein the car was fun and filled with laughter. We were glad to be together. Our ... wly, his usual demeanor when trafficwas thick as it was on that Friday morning. 'Everyone and their Grandma ison this one road to Denver,' he grumbled. My Daddy is claustrophobic. Hehates traffic whic ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.5 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

African Literature. Speaks of short stories such as 'In the Cutting of a Drink' ,'The Return', Chipasula's poem 'Those Rainy Mornings', Aidoo's 'In the Cutting of a Drink', 'The Return' by Ngugi wa

bout how hard it can be to cope with change. In the poem 'Those Rainy Mornings' I am reminded of my grandma and what a kind, loving, wonderful person she is.In Frank Chipasula's poem 'Those Rainy Morn ... thers and sisters while his parents 'strayed to the copper mines.'This poem makes me think about my grandma and all the wonderful things she has done for me. The speakers aunt is an old fragile woman, ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A house to remember (descriptive essay)

ard of the house was a vacant space with a large concrete sink conspicuously imposed in one corner. Grandma used to stand upon the red brick pavement in front of this sink every morning; cleaning vege ... es for meals, washing clothes from the day before, or scrubbing pots and bowls in soapy water. When grandma was doing her chores at the sink, I would stagger into the yard with my little green wooden ...

(6 pages) 289 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

English translation to the 3rd and 4th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Fantasy' CD.

sses the hairA miraculous feeling overcomes me when holding your handI want to bring you back to my grandma's homeTo watch the sunset together till we fall asleepChorus:I want to hold your hand like t ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Poem on past.

with boysthey are ickyAll they do is destroyWhat great memories I had those daysthe great smell of grandma's fresh-bake cookiesHow the flavor always tasteYummy, wummy in my tummy.Oh and yes, the firs ...

(1 pages) 51 3 4.0 Apr/2003

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

"The Final Adventure"-- comparative essay on two poems: "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas

dying. The child doesn't know what to think, it this good or bad? Her mother said it was good, that Grandma had been sick and this will make her suffering end. But if this is so good, why is everyone ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thanksgiving With the Family.

Dining With the Family: Thanksgiving DinnerEvery Thanksgiving the entire family has a mustering at Grandma's house. We all rally up at Grandma's house to eat diner. She cook's everything. Like: turke ... iving is better than Christmas. The reason for that is Thanksgiving has the best supper. Just cause Grandma made it. Every once in a while, grandma might not feel well enough to make our Thanksgiving ...

(1 pages) 78 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Grandma's Quilt" is about when my grandmother passed away last year and left me with her quilt and all the memories left with it.

rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice."Cherokee Expression"Grandma's Quilt"A quilt to some people is just a bunch of colorful scraps, but to me it represents a ... I guess I never realized this until my grandmother passed away last year. While I was growing up my grandma was always important, but now that she has gone, her memory lives on forever in my quilt.I w ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Great Grandma's House

When I was a child, my favorite place to be was at my great grandma's house. She was a very kind, loving person and she really loved the Lord. Grandma always ha ... at, do crafts or go for walks with us. My two sisters, my brother and I liked to stay over night at grandmas; but we had to take turns because there was only one bed that could only accommodate one or ... t we had to take turns because there was only one bed that could only accommodate one or two people.Grandma used to make the best homemade apple pies. I remember going for walks up the dirt road where ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Daddy's Little Girl. This paper focuses on divorce.

w nothing would be all right.It was a Saturday night and I was packing my things to head over to my grandma's house. As I meandered up my stairs, I sensed the heavy smell of my father's cologne. I sto ... vited me over." Confused, I questioned, "Where's mommy?" I had thought that she was taking me to my grandma's. As I finished attaching the chain around his neck, he retorted, "I don't know." I wandere ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

THe Twelve-Rib Shop.

The Twelve-Rib ShopEveryday Grandma Rosie wakes up at 5:30 in the morning. That is except for Sunday when she attends church wit ... ndchildren, Alice and Johnny. Their mom gave birth to them when she was young so she left them with Grandma Rosie and ran off to Las Vegas. She never did like New York City. Grandma Rosie barely had e ... alleys, people started to wake up and see the fire. Just as the firefighters arrived at the diner, Grandma Rosie's alarm clock goes off and its time for her once again to begin her day. As she gets r ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Look in the Mirror

my mother. She was a great lady and I will always remember her with great affection. To me she was Grandma Fern and that's how I think of her today. Grandma Fern was a very resourceful person. She wo ... hot dogs on top. She would bake these in the oven and serve them hot. My brothers and I loved them.Grandma Fern went out of her way to make sure that birthdays and Christmases were memorable activiti ...

(4 pages) 193 3 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Hitchhiker - A Desciptive Piece

with concern behind her glasses and her creased forehead glowered at her young grandson's response.'Grandma, you know I can make the trip back to Summerville by myself every Thursday evening. I can lo ... rsday evening. I can look after myself just as well as a man.''It's just, it's only...''Don't worry grandma,' reassured Hale. He knew how much his grandmother meant to him, especially after his mother ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Analysis on the movie Mona Lisa Smile

My Grandma's really into buying bootleg DVD's at the Flea Market and picked up Mona Lisa Smile. I didn' ...

(2 pages) 219 7 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Beowulf Boast

nowfall has made me marvelous. I5 prepare precise parcels for all I love.Gift giving, I got it from Grandma,She slaved away, Sundays mostly, tobe sure we were content. I, the sweet-toothed teenager, w ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Difference between the synonym group:offer, suggest, propose yell, scream, gaze, look;

hing, or to hold something out to them so that they can take it : offer sb sth: You haven't offered Grandma any ice cream. | They offered him a very good job but he turned it down. | offer sth to sb: ...

(13 pages) 36 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Fists of Rage

thought that my car must be left somewhere is picking at my brain. The phone can't seem to find my grandma and other hideouts lurk even greater dangers. My car will have to hold out under the protect ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing