Essays Tagged: "Hurricane"

Transportation safety

ings. Weather is an issue, the plane could be damaged in a lightning storm or blown off course in a hurricane. Another issue is the pilot, he must be aware of his surroundings and all factors of the s ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Wrongfully Convicted: Andy Dufresne and Rubin Carter This essay looks at the reasons for and the effects of the wrongful convictions of the characters Andy Dufresne and Rubin Carter

companionship and protection. Andy Dufresne from The Shawshank Redemption and Rubin Carter from The Hurricane both react to Institutionalism, wrongful conviction, and friendship very similarly.Rubin C ... nstitutionalism, wrongful conviction, and friendship very similarly.Rubin Carter from the movie The Hurricane and Andy Dufresne from the movie The Shawshank Redemption treat the subject of Institution ...

(12 pages) 215 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

a fictional story

d.And as for me, I was near death.Three days passed and there was a big storm almost as fierce as a hurricane. There I lay, helplessly hoping I had a chance. It was impossible for me to make it. And y ...

(1 pages) 96 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Those Terrible Thunderstorms.

very powerful example of nature's fury. More violent than a typical shower, but less severe than a hurricane, a thunderstorm leaves its mark on the place it decides to strike by changing the air, gro ...

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Poe's use of Atmosphere in the "Oblong Box"

r worsened. The passengers expected this because the weather had been building up. Then it became a hurricane. The story is reaching a climatic point. Also, Poe states that the moon heightened the spi ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

In this essay I will be discussing the facts of the book, the legal issues, and my opinion of the book

The book I choose to read for my law book report is "Hurricane." In this essay I will be discussing the facts of the book, the legal issues, and my opini ... I will be discussing the facts of the book, the legal issues, and my opinion of the book. The book "Hurricane" is about Rubin Carter who was born on May 6, 1937, in Clifton, New Jersey. He was known a ... rn on May 6, 1937, in Clifton, New Jersey. He was known as a professional boxer. He earned the name hurricane because of his lightning fast swing and cat-like reflexes. Rubin Carter was wrongfully imp ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Analytic essay on The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber

ydream. Mitty, in his daydream, is a commander to a hydroplane, a seaplane, trying to get through a hurricane. He shows his superiority in his daydream by giving out orders to the crew. The crew does ...

(4 pages) 85 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hurricane Isable.

came from school that day and got word from my Mom that I didn't have school tomorrow because of a hurricane, I was so happy. I thought to myself, " there is nothing going to happen to me or my famil ... myself, " there is nothing going to happen to me or my family". As I think back from science class, hurricane is a kind of a whirling tropical storm that causes minor to major destruction depending on ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

TOURISM IN PACIFIC ASIA

lands are a nation comprising of 15 islands spread over 2.2 million square kilometres of ocean in a hurricane zone in the South Pacific. (Douglas. N & N. 1987, http://www.ck/ http://www.ck/geog.ht ...

(14 pages) 61 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cattle of the Sun God

lized was that they killed one of the Sun King's cattle. As soon as they went out to sea a dreadful hurricane hit their ship. It snapped the mast and killed some of the men. Things got so bad that Ody ...

(1 pages) 15 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oil company price gouging.

ere affecting the refineries that were located along the gulf coast. Due to an especially turbulent hurricane and tropical storm season this year. The refineries were supposed to be shut down to bette ... ate for the increase they had to adjust to it.During the time when the gulf coast was preparing for hurricane Katrina that hit New Orleans and surrounding areas the shortage in the gasoline supply mad ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sociology 101

till leave us with $1700 and in the case of a tragedy I would not risk my family on a hunch that no hurricane would come, I would get out of Dodge at least until the warning alerts that were issued by ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Comparison of Mitty in real life and in his dreams: "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber.

izes himself wearing a "full-dress uniform" (3) and driving boldly his hydroplane through a furious hurricane; everyone thinks that they will perish except Mitty. His crew says to each other "the old ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hurricanes

DescriptionA hurricane occurs when a tropical storm exceeds 74 mph (119 kph). It has other names in different par ... ravels north, northwest, or northeast from its point of origin, and usually involves heavy rains. A hurricane has and "eye" in the middle, and may appear as a huge swirling cloud when seen from outer ... the middle, and may appear as a huge swirling cloud when seen from outer space. Inside the eye of a hurricane there is calm weather. The eye of a hurricane can be as large as 50 miles long.Development ...

(1 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hurricane Jeanne - Argumentative Essay

nts which cause great loss of life, property and create severe disruption to human lives, such as a hurricane. It seems odd how we can be at such an advanced stage in technology, yet we are unable to ... etely stop a natural hazard from causing loss of life and damage to existing constructed resources. Hurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Exxon Mobile - A financial look from the corporate side

ere affecting the refineries that were located along the gulf coast. Due to an especially turbulent hurricane and tropical storm season this year. The refineries were supposed to be shut down to bette ... ate for the increase they had to adjust to it.During the time when the gulf coast was preparing for hurricane Katrina that hit New Orleans and surrounding areas the shortage in the gasoline supply mad ...

(5 pages) 82 1 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How To Read Newsgroups

r 2. the boy is on a boat off the coast of china. The news has just reported there is going to be a hurricane right around the area he is in. they are trying despritly to get on land, but the hurrican ... the hurricane is moving at a pace like no other thing on the earth. they are in the harbor when the hurricane sticks the land the boat is tipped over and the crew and passengers are washed over board. ...

(1 pages) 502 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hurricane

Hurricane The Hurricane illustrates how hatred and jealousy can put a man in prison for a cr ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ruben "The Hurricane" Carter

tions of justice there is always the question of how justice can occur for everyone. The movie "The Hurricane" clearly shows many of these questions and flaws within the criminal justice system. Rubin ... and flaws within the criminal justice system. Rubin Carter is wrongfully accused of murder in "The Hurricane." Wrongful conviction is definitely an example of one of the many problems involved in cri ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Vacationing

ng time. My mom and dad went to bed before I did so I watched a couple of movies about tornados and hurricanes.A couple of days went by and we have been watching the news about this hurricane that was ... n my sisters came to see if we were still down there. My dad comes down there and tells us that the hurricane is coming closer to the main land, so we ran upstairs and started watching the news.That n ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues