Essays Tagged: "Lake"

Fickle Fisherman

sh! I had been preparing for the fishing derby for about 1 month and was ready to win. I got to the lake at about 6:30 and started to fish. As the day progressed more and more people showed up. Before ... the day progressed more and more people showed up. Before noon there was no place to sit around the lake and people couldn't fish. Lines were being crossed and people were getting kind of mad. Beside ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Lake

The LakeIt was the middle of springtime and across from my house where theincident took place. There was ... aking sure that our neighborshad gone away from the house for at least two hours. Since it was theirlake and property, this made it safe for us in not getting caught in themiddle of our escapade. Upon ... until we were in the clear.Nerve-wracking minutes later, flowed the emerald green and ever-so livelylake in front of us. We stopped and starred in awe. The lake had appearedso shiny and reflective, it ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

how dogs were created and is called man's best friend as of a greek myth.

they are practically best friends. On one of the many hot days, they decided to go swimming in the lake across the mountains. They both dived in quickly and Eyetus bumpedinto a mermaid. It turns out ... ss the mountains. They both dived in quickly and Eyetus bumpedinto a mermaid. It turns out that the lake was a secret hiding place for mermaids. The mermaid enjoyed her time with them. She didn't want ...

(2 pages) 155 5 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is a Guide to ice fishing

an 4 inches and usethe trails already made. Watch out for holes in the ice or open water.On a large lake you can lose your sense of direction if you get caught in thedark, or if the weather should tur ... line tied to your arm. Many spuds have slipped fromangler's grasp and plummeted to the bottom of a lake.Gaff hook - A special-purpose, large and heavy hook to help hoist a slipperyfish through a hole ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Childhood Memories, it is about growing up in Toronto, Ontario and memories from there in.

our own personal getaway, Crystal Bay. It wasn't actually a bay as the name implies, rather a small lake connected to a serious of other lakes, as is common place in Ontario. Nor, did it have eels as ... a cellar, but was well adapted for sleep after the long endless summer days spent frolicking in the lake or around the island. Not a single window was located in this room, and the darkness engulfed t ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"The Glorified Outcasts: a study of 'A Farewell' and 'Drifting on the Lake' by Wang Wei"

e no one will ask about you.There are endless white clouds on the mountain.-Wang WeiDrifting on the LakeAutumn is crisp and the firmament far,especially far from where people live.I look at cranes on ... rise above the masses, instead of below them. In Wang Wei's poems "A Farewell" and "Drifting on the Lake," we see two speakers who consider themselves outcasts of society. However, where one speaker d ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

House Of Doom. This essay is about an experience i had at my cottage when i was stranded in the middle of a lake with one of my friends.

appened to you? Well, I have. The house of doom has scarred me for life!I have a cottage on Walloon Lake in Petoskey. We go up there every summer for about 2 months. This summer, Alexis came up for a ... t 2 months. This summer, Alexis came up for a week and we had a very interesting experience.Walloon Lake is beautiful. It has tons of really huge expensive houses on it, right across from our cottage. ...

(3 pages) 31 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Lake

The LakeIt was the middle of springtime and across from my house where theincident took place. There was ... king sure that our neighbors hadgone away from the house for at least two hours. Since it was their lake andproperty, this made it safe for us in not getting caught in the middle of ourescapade. Upon ... ntil we were in the clear. Nerve-wracking minuteslater, flowed the emerald green and ever-so lively lake in front of us. Westopped and starred in awe. The lake had appeared so shiny and reflective, it ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Lakeland Swans

Swans:Not Just Uncommonly Large Statues Found Around the Lakeland Area. It never fails. Every time I am in a hurry, something seems to prohibit me fro ... need to do accomplished on time. Getting to work is no exception for me, especially working around Lake Morton. I try to take alternate routes when transporting myself from school to work, but always ... erent for me though. I was not on my way to work, but purposely there to observe. As I drove around Lake Morton I was hoping for a possible crossing or two but to my dismay there were none, so I parke ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Once More to the Lake.

The smell of an old wood cabin or the feel of a cool lake breeze against one's face can bring back many fond memories for many people. The senses, in the ... so real you can get lost in your own imagination. E. B. White tells in the essay "Once More to the Lake" about how his trip back to a childhood vacation spot not only took him to the lake, but also s ... lake, but also sent his imagination back in time.As a boy, White and his family would vacation at a lake in Maine. For the entire month of August they would leave the complexity of everyday behind and ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Sep/2005

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

Acid Rain.

he following pages I will show the effects of acid rain on: * Effect on Trees and Soils * Effect on Lakes and Aquatic Systems * Effect on Materials * Effect on Atmosphere * Effect on Architecture * Ef ... the system. They are replaced by useless hydrogen atoms and this inhibits photosynthesis. Effect on Lakes and Aquatic Systems One of the direct effects of acid rain is on lakes and its aquatic ecosyst ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Explication of Sylvia Plath's "Mirror"

the second stanza, we are presented with the woman's search for her true self. The mirror becomes a lake in this stanza. Unsatisfied with the image reflected by the mirror, the woman turns to another ... h the woman tries to use candlelight and moonlight to cast a favorable appearance upon herself, the lake still reflects back to her exactly what she looks like. Candles and moonlight are instruments o ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Descriptive piece on "The lake". A well written and thought piece based on my imagination!

Tanya 10aThe LakeMy head rested peacefully against the bark of the willow tree, my back floated on a bed of grass ... he willow tree, my back floated on a bed of grass and my feet were gliding in the calm water of the lake, occasionally being nibbled by various fish. It was the perfect atmosphere to have a little nap ... ere to have a little nap; however I knew that if I fell asleep I would regret getting to admire the lake's precious beauty on this spectacular day.The sky was as clear as sapphire, the sun was a rosy ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.3 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

All About Fishing

t the truck to get the salmon eggs we are using for bait.We start about a quarter of a mile walk to lake. After what seems like thirty minutes we finally make it to the lake.We still have about ... at we are hoping will catch us a few rainbow trout. We cast our line out to the middle of the small lake. My cousin is the first to get a bite and to the first to real in a trout. As my cousin puts th ...

(1 pages) 7 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Bob's Lake Or Grand Pond?

Bob's Lake or Grand Pond? Who has ever said, "I'm going to the lake" when they were actually going t ... going to a pond? Or who has said, "I'm going to the pond" when they were actually going to a lake? Those of us who have made this mistake do not take the time to actually think of where we are ... can drown in them that they are one in the same. Although these are similarities between ponds and lakes, the differences are just too great to be ignored! The most distinct difference that comes to ...

(2 pages) 397 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fools Crow

ripped Face, like Double Strike Woman is in her late 20's and early 30's. Kills-close-to-the-Lake is the number three wife or the last wife. She is only 17 years old. She is treated like she is ... is only 17 years old. She is treated like she is a slave to the other two wives. Kills-close-to-the-Lake was forced to marry Rides-by-the-Door; by her father Mad Wolf. Mad Wolf was a poor man, so Ride ...

(1 pages) 413 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Brethern Summary

named Trevor. One person they got to send letters to them was a well-respected senator named Aaron Lake. He used the name Al Konyers. Senator Lake was called into a meeting with several FBI ag ... sts bombing an U.S. embassy. When The American people found out they would get worried and vote for Lake because he was for doubling National defence. Lake then easily wins the primary. On one ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Once More To The Lake

ery, unique style, smooth structure, and presents ponder-worthy idea in his essay, Once More to the Lake.Written in a reminiscent voice, the reflections of the past and comparison to the present are i ... nder how time would have marred this unique, holy spot,? father says. He immediately associates the lake to holiness, ?being careful never to rub my paddle against the gunwale for fear of disturbing t ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Once More To The Lake

Rhetorical Analysis of E.B. White?s ?Once More to the Lake? E.B. White?s ?Once more to the Lake? provides keen insight into the life of a middle-aged man ... ed man reflecting on the past, present, and future. The setting of the essay primarily resides at a lake that offered the author endless amounts of pleasure as a child. Now as an adult, the author wis ... ings own mortality.From the age of five, the author began to enjoy perennial pleasure at a majestic lake in Maine with his family. As an adult, however, he seems to have strayed away from his youth to ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Aspects of Power

f power/powerlessness.The fog was lifting, rising off the glossy pristine surface of the motionless lake. There was an eerie aura about the place, bordering on spooky. Something in amongst the shroud ... he shroud of fog moved. Then there came a brilliant ripple that slid over the glassy surface of the lake, assaulting the crystal like state of the surface as it went along. The groups of ripples were ...

(5 pages) 734 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays