Essays Tagged: "Jaws"

Sharks

target, a lost harbor seal pup. As the distance betweenthe predator and it's prey grew closer, the jaws of the massive fish drew forward,exposing nearly eight rows of razor sharp teeth. Strings of it ... g danger, the harbor seal frantically tried to find aplace to seek refuge, but it was too late. The jaws of the shark closed around the seal withan astounding 14,000 pounds of pressure, cutting the se ...

(8 pages) 146 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Braces Suck!

th a long list of insults and nicknames. All through school one can expect to be called brace-face, Jaws and metal mouth just to name a few. The 'orthodontically' challenged are always the center of e ...

(2 pages) 41 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Metis people and the fur trade in the north(Northern Canada)

s used. This wool was first separated from the skin and the long; smooth guard hairs (Fur Trapping, Jaws on Paws. Coalition to abolish the fur trade.). It was then used as a raw material for making fe ... al Knowledge and Renewable Resource Management in Northern Regions. 1988, Calgary, AL.Fur trapping, Jaws on Paws. Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade. www.banfur.comGottfred, B. A.Women of the fur trad ...

(12 pages) 188 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Piranha

. These remarkable fishes have other characteristicswhich enhance their biting ability. Their lower jaws are sturdy and they swing shut at anangle that gives maximum leverage. Their deep flat bodies w ... enswung sideways through the water add to the leverage. Incredibly large muscles areattached to the jaws. The muscles are so sturdy that when you that when you look down alarge specimens throat it bar ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Mar/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Both Steinbeck And Shelley Create Characters Who Are Alienated From Society. Discuss How Their Characters Are Portrayed

d Lennie; they are described as or given the image of their child like behaviour and thoughts, "His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds while a grin wrinkled his cheeks". This made t ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Politically Correct Proposal.

d reinstates the itinerary only he casually substitutes the word gay with the word fag. A number of jaws drop, while other students accept the term without any consideration.This scenario may be a lit ...

(8 pages) 118 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Jaws" the Movie and its Effects.

Fins and FearsThe first movie that made an incredible impact on my life would have to be any of the Jaws thrillers. This movie depicts a great white shark as an evil demon out for blood and gore. Many ... numerous ways a shark can attack. One movie in the series that sticks out vividly would have to be Jaws: The Return (directed by Joseph Sargent). It was right around the time I was eight years old. I ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jun/2003

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

Valentine poem.

he strain from your eyesthe pressure from your mindthe tightness from your mouththe tension in your jawsharsh sounds from your earsthe knots in your neckand the burden on your shouldersfeel good, dear ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Life, description and other facts about Snapping Turtles.

urtles prefer to live in river and lake bottoms. Snapping turtles have a tan to black shell, strong jaws, sharp claws and a long heavily serrated tail.Turtle DetectionTurtle shells are wonderful prote ... heir shell and protect themselves in other ways. The snapping turtle defends itself with its strong jaws and sharp claws. Their shell can help them blend in with underwater plants.A Freshwater Home Fo ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Dante's Inferno.

ntial sized opening whittling down to a diminutive enclosure that gives new meaning to the saying, "Jaws of hell." Also, the imagery of the Forest of Death and the Mountain of Delight leading to the 1 ...

(2 pages) 86 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Many Meanings of Blood

beth's actions. His murder of Macdonwald involved blood by splitting him open from the navel to the jaws, which was a horrific event. By specifying that his sword was "smoked with bloody execution (I. ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Compare/Contrast Essay Labradors and Rottweilers

ected by water. (3) Labradors do shed. They have a clean-cut head with a broad back skull, powerful jaws and their ears are medium-sized which hang fairly close to their head and kind eyes that are fr ... e, pendant, and triangular. (10) Their eyes are dark brown. They have strong, broad upper and lower jaws; the chest is roomy, broad, and deep. (10) Their tail is docked short, close to body, leaving o ...

(4 pages) 221 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Psychological theories of criminal behaviour

s that were associated with criminals, which included protruding eyes, long arms, tattoos and large jaws. He tested convicts and those who had 5 or more of these atavisms were deemed to be born crimin ...

(8 pages) 445 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A summary of the following animals: Dolphin, Shark, Whale, and Tiger

SHARKS        Sharks have the most powerful jaws on the planet. Unlike most animals' jaws, both the sharks' upper and lower jaws move. Each type ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Brain Conquered Brawn in Early Humans

the earliest humans to branch off from their apelike ancestors, a gene that led to smaller, weaker jaws and bigger brains. Smaller jaws would have changed the structure of the skull by eliminating th ... st fossils of prehistoric humans which have rounder skulls, flatter faces, smaller teeth and weaker jaws. The remarkable genetic difference continues to this day in every person. But nonhuman primates ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Spielberg as a contemporary director

With a classic hit like E.T the Extra- Terrestrial (1982), Jaws (1975) and other box office smashes like the series Indian Jones with Harrison Ford (1981-1989) ... the beginning, he was just getting started and would soon release his chart topping movies such as "Jaws" (1975), "Indian Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981), and "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial". With ... and if I wanted to see a movie like that I would have rented "Dumb and Dumber."The story line for "Jaws" was originally a novel written by Peter Benchley, which he later turned into a screenplay. In ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

The Rat

whiskers. The long tongue acts as an organ of taste and helps with eating. Both the upper and lower jaws have teeth situated in sockets. The neck is short and thick. On the ventral surface of the fema ...

(1 pages) 23 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Review of Jurassic Park

When young Steven Spielberg was first offered the screenplay for "Jaws," he said he would direct the movie on one condition: That he didn't have to show the shark for ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

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

Theater

tic. When friends want to know what picture won the Oscar in 1980 or who played the police chief in Jaws, they ask me. My friends, though, have stopped asking me if I want to go out to the movies. The ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Creative writing. 250 words. Why we customize and restore cars.

about the love of the car, the desire to have the best, and the feeling you get whenheads turn and jaws drop. Many people will argue over the best way to go about restoring a car,but that does not me ...

(1 pages) 1224 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing