Essays Tagged: "Leah"

"A change of Perspective"

young. It never even crossed my mind.Not even eight months later, my friend Kira's younger sister, Leah, was kidnapped. She was walking home from where her school bus dropped her off, and as she was ... I posted flyers around the city, went on search parties, and did whatever I could to help make sure Leah came home safe and sound.Three days after Leah was missing, she was found alive in Seguin, Texa ...

(3 pages) 91 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Araby by James Joyce

thing so badly, but so many things ended going wrong that it was incapable for us to get it. As Ms. Leah Conner asserts, "the story's ends with an epiphany". Webster defines epiphany as a sudden intui ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Spielberg as a contemporary director

lan Spielberg was born in Cincinnati to a Jewish family on December 18, 1946. Arnold his father and Leah his mother were anxiously awaiting his arrival. His father was an electrical engineer and his m ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Biography on Steven Spielberg (1038 Words)

ther Arnold was an electrical engineer involved in the development of computers. Whereas his mother Leah was a concert pianist as well as a housewife. He was the oldest of four children, them being An ...

(4 pages) 80 2 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

How The Poisonwood Bible relates to Sociology.

of the non-African characters are marked by this fault for at least some portion of the book. From Leah's initial certainty in her father's mission, to the Underdown's patronizing racism, each charac ... in her gardening, to adopt it as her own form of spirituality. By the end of the book both Adah and Leah seem to have come around to versions of pantheism as well, with Leah claiming that her sense of ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Use of language and linguistics in The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

y any one of the narrators. For example, the villagers have names for three of the Price daughters. Leah, at first, is called "leba", meaning fig tree, and then later Anatole the schoolteacher calls h ... terary technique helps show her as completely self-interested, ignoring the world around her. Adah, Leah's identical twin, is a cripple for most of the book, as the right side of her brain was deforme ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Analysis of "The Red Tent", by Anita Diamant.

, Jacob develops many different relationships with each and every one of his wives. His first wife, Leah, is his partner in keeping the camp. She manages the cooking and the children, making sure that ... p. She manages the cooking and the children, making sure that their chores and work is always done. Leah is the ideal mother of the time, giving birth to eight children and breastfeeding several infan ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lite Brite" and Cognitive Development from Piaget and Vygotsky

y the game. We were sitting in a room together, and initially I was watching while my older friend, Leah, was putting the colorful pegs on the board. I had seen commercials for the product on TV and s ... vertisement. Because of these commercials, I already had a rough idea of how to play the game. With Leah's experience and help, I was able to understand how to follow directions on the template in ord ...

(7 pages) 62 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

How do different types of journeys provide opportunities for people to extend and challenge themselves physically, emotionally and intellectually?

n of ourselves as we get matured by learning from our experiences.In "China Coin" by Allan Baillie, Leah Waters undergoes physical journey when traveling from Australia to China. Her journey in China ... and grinned at each other for the first time in months' when they succeeded. This challenge changed Leah's perspective and slowly, she began to accept her mother.In "Box The Pony" by Scott Rankin and ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

S-U-C-C-E-S-S starts with D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-C-E

ther gets salary enough to support our needs for a week.I recall an elementary friend of mine named Leah whose parents work at minimum wage salaries. She goes to school walking, with her heavy bag. By ... months later, our Social Studies (then called MAKABAYAN) teacher organized groups for our project. Leah became my group mate, along with 6 others (we were divided into 7 groups, 8 persons each). I be ...

(4 pages) 18 0 2.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


So Jacob ran away to his Uncle Laban's house. Uncle Laban had two beautiful daughters, Rachael and Leah. Jacob fell in love with Rachael and he asked his Uncle if he could marry Rachael, but his Uncl ... ars of labor, he was to marry Rachael. But after the night of the marriage, Jacob woke up and found Leah sleeping next to him. He had been tricked by his Uncle. When he complained, Uncle Laban said th ...

(8 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Poisonwood Bible

ear that she is in fact a better person than her husband could have ever hoped to be. Her daughter, Leah, captures her mothers religion very well when she says, "my father wears his faith like the bro ... se who do not have the opportunity to reject him, for out of ignorance only they do not follow him. Leah, a feisty tomboy, pledges herself to her father's mission in the face of mounting opposition. S ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Leah Hunter is a twenty-five year old tax inspector who currently lives in Yorkshire, England. The f ... and at crime-busting again but when her retired friend Dora presents her with a puzzle to solve and Leah still owes her friend a favor, she than agrees to take up the challenge. When Leah begins the i ... o a party thrown by music producer Dean Wilde. Now no one wants to talk bout him, especially not to Leah, whose inquieries are further hampered by dishy Detective Sergeant Nicholls, who tries in vain ...

(1 pages) 299 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Angels Among Us

ced they were gone. In a panic, I scanned the restaurant; Jenna was standing next to my husband and Leah was in his arms. They both had on big smiles and said hello to L. Moses and proceeded to ask Da ... d proceeded to ask Dad if they could have an apple pie. As L.Moses turn away with his large coffee, Leah, our 4 year old asked, "Hey mister, would you like an apple pie?" With a tired smile he respond ...

(6 pages) 421 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wreck With no Effect

don't want to feel or react like they did its just not what I wanted. For example, my friend named Leah had been in a pretty severe car wreck as well. She had hit a telephone pole straight on going 7 ...

(5 pages) 330 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


ous beliefs and cultural values clash in the patient-physician relationship.Case Study: What Should Leah Be Told? (Lantos, Offner, and Chambers, 1999).Leah, an 18-year-old Israeli girl is diagnosed wi ... man known to be infertile to marry, except to a man who is infertile or to a widower with children. Leah's father says that "if she needs treatment, give it to her. We will explain the infertility lat ...

(22 pages) 393 0 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

China Coin, Sesi Doo

the story of a mother and daughter who have inherited one half of a Chinese coin. However Joan and Leah inherit a lot more than just the mystery that lies with the coin. During the course of their Jo ... the mystery that lies with the coin. During the course of their Journey throughout china, Joan and Leah discover that they inherit a lot of important things that they did not originally realise they ...

(4 pages) 6 0 4.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Stephen Spielberg biography/study guide

nger sisters that he constantly terrorized by playing very original practical jokes on. His mother, Leah Posner, was a concert pianist; but quit when she married Arnold Spielberg. Mr. Spielberg, Steve ...

(3 pages) 2269 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies