Essays Tagged: "Harry Houdini"

Sex in Ragtime

in which the sexual activity takes place: Father and Mother, Younger Brother and Evelyn Nesbit, and Harry Houdini and Harry K. Thaw. Some are more obvious and explicit than others, but they all have g ... e meaning of the novel. When Houdini is performing his escape from a prison cell, he happens to see Harry K Thaw in the cell across from him. In a seemingly insignificant sexual act '[Harry K. Thaw] c ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Roaring 20's.

ound back then. Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, Al Capone and Bugsy Malone, Albert Einstein, and Harry Houdini were around back then and that's all I knew. Now I'm finding out tat the world was tot ... 0 million out of Veteran's Funds. Albert Fall gave away the U.S. Oil Reserve to the highest bidder. Harry Daugherty was charged with bribery and fraud.Strikes were enormously active in the 1920's. The ...

(3 pages) 91 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ragtime-themes and motifs.

social change, Houdini changes his Jewish name Erich Weiss to a more appropriate Christian name of Harry Houdini. As well as changing his name, Houdini also seemed to forget his background. However, ...

(5 pages) 57 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A last new chapter for The name of the game was murder by Joen Lowery Nixon

That was it! The great magician of all times, known for his tricks using basic common sense. It was Houdini. But what did that mean? "Aunt Thea, that's a saying by Houdini," I finally said. "But what ... n, a magician? We have to think very deep." I thought, and remembered something from a book I read, Houdini was born in Budapest. I asked Thea, "Do you know anything that might be in Budapest?" "Well, ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harry Houdini

SpellbinderThe Life of Harry HoudiniBy Tom LalickiThis biography is called Spellbinder The Life of Harry Houdini. It is wri ... written by Tom Lalicki. This book is about the life of the most famous magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini.March 24, 1874. The day when a Jewish baby was born in Budapest, Hungary. This baby's ... e of 12, ran away to Texas looking for a job. It turned out that in 1891 Ehrich took the stage name Harry Houdini. At first, he was not so popular traveling America with a circus. However, once he fou ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Magic Tricks

d appeared to be real. But the greatest magician of the 19th century (or possibly of all time,) was Harry Houdini (1874-1926). His real name was Ehrich Weiss and he was the son of a Hungarian rabbi. H ...

(2 pages) 11 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Ragtime

factories. It is the beginning of the assembly lines and the dawn of the automotive industries, and Harry Houdini is the best escape artist in the world. Harry K. Thaw murdered the famous architect St ... ters mentioned before are mostly true, and they will be examined here in this portion of the essay. Harry Houdini was mentioned in the book quite a number of times. He showed the world how entertainme ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ragtime

d it. They come in contact with not only one another but with great people of their time, including Harry Houdini, Emma Goldman, J.P. Morgan, and Henry Ford. It takes place in the early nineteenth cen ... actions and incidents of Evelyn Nesbit are traced. Evelyn is a prostitute to the rich. Her husband, Harry K. Thaw is put into the insane asylum for the murder of famous architect Stanford White. She b ...

(5 pages) 1258 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

RAGTIME

d it. They come in contact with not only one another but with great people of their time, including Harry Houdini, Emma Goldman, J.P. Morgan, and Henry Ford. It takes place in the early nineteenth cen ... actions and incidents of Evelyn Nesbit are traced. Evelyn is a prostitute to the rich. Her husband, Harry K. Thaw is put into the insane asylum for the murder of famous architect Stanford White. She b ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

lf contains some of the most famous personalities of the turn of the century. Such famous people as Harry Houdini, Sigmund Freud, Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, Archduke Franz Ferdi ...

(5 pages) 23 2 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Grayscale

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies