Essays Tagged: "New Hampshire"

Maxine Kumin's poems

min, who experienced many different views of the worldthrough travel, feels the most comfortable in New Hampshire, her rural home.In any area that she travels, she always makes a similarity to her hom ... .In her poem, "The Long Approach", she is driving in her Saabhatchback from Scranton to her farm in New Hampshire. She also discussesher plane ride back from Orlando to New Hampshire the week before.T ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Hidden Life of Dogs" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

ow and highly re-spected for her books. Elizabeth Thomas was born in America and currently lives in New Hampshire. This is a book that is unlike any book ever written as it takes the perspective from ... er, Misha who was a Husky, began the book well. This book tried to get the idea across that humans knew only very little about dogs and their patterns. After intense observations on Misha, some ideas ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

CHAPTER 1SummaryThe narrator of the story, Gene Forrester returns to Devon, a school in New Hampshire that he attended fifteen years earlier. Gene walks around the school's campus, everyth ... the students awkwardly stand around talking with each other and their teachers. Finny brings up the news that Central Europe was bombed for the first time but his story doesn't go very far because tha ... u need to play sports is a round ball Finny proclaims. This is when Phineas spontaneously invents a new sport, which he calls Blitzball. Finny makes up all the rules and the game continues to be very ...

(26 pages) 56 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A summary on Shoeless Joe written by W. P. Kinsella

Ray Kinsella, a baseball fanatic, wandered to New Hampshire to find the novelist, J.D. Salinger, the man the mysterious voice had instructed him t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hiking to Understanding

Surrounded by thousands of stars, complete silence, and spectacular mountains, I stood atop New Hampshire's Presidential Range awestruck by nature's beauty. Immediately, I realized that I must ...

(2 pages) 65 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Separate Piece by John Knowles

This story takes place where the narrator, Gene, returns to the Devon School in New Hampshire, where he was a student with his rebellious friend Finny almost 15 years ago, just as ... s when someone brings up the issue and naturally becomes very defensive because no one at the time knew the truth and Gene wanted no one to know what really happened on the limb. Something caused Gene ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Special Place.

e that many generations of cousins have all grown up together. My camp is on Lake Winnepesaukee, in New Hampshire.There are many imposing mansions on Lake Winnepesaukee. Some are owned be people such ... and relax while watching the water. There is no replacement to the sights and sounds of being in a New Hampshire forest surrounded by a few family members and a lake.

(4 pages) 40 0 2.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Importance of Recognizing the Significance of Every Moment of Our Lives in Thorton Wilder's "Our Town".

xplored by looking at the daily lives of the citizens of Grover's Corners, an imaginary location in New Hampshire which Wilder uses to represent the average American small town. Through witnessing the ... ions than many of us understand. Eating breakfast with one's family, going off to school, reading a newspaper... these are the events that truly compose our lives. We overlook them because we see them ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The role of religion in our founding government.

the time the Constitution was adopted. Connecticut and Massachusetts were of Congregational Church, New Hampshire, South Carolina and New Jersey were of Protestant Faith, and Delaware and Maryland wer ... ime when the Constitution was being formed, America was split into two groups. One group wanted the new tool of government to give faith a large role in government, and those who feared that it would ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

American drama examines moral dilemma's that are real, but the dramatic styles used are not realistic. Discuss how Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" achieves this.

r's play "Our Town" explores the ordinary lives of a community of people living in Grover's Corner, New Hampshire. The play has three main acts, each of which focus upon a different aspect of life. Wi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Title: Capital Punishment

since 1967 is Texas with 335 executions. The states with the least amount of executions are Kansas, New Hampshire, Mew jersey, New York, and South Dakota with zero executions. The state with the most ... alifornia with 647 inmates on death row. The state with the least amount of inmates on death row is New Hampshire with zero inmates on death row.Between 1976-2002, 7,524 death sentences were issued, 8 ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The English colonies of North America

In New England's eyes North America was a profitable investment that had an ample variety of resources. ... n reasons for establishment and different commerce that they were known for. These regions were the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.The New England Colonies consisted of Rhode Island, Conne ... uthern colonies.The New England Colonies consisted of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The settlers of the New England colonies wanted to keep their family unit together an ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abortion Restrictions are Unconstitutional

The last five years have been filled with new abortion laws, but not all of them match the federal laws. Pro-life activists claim abortion is ... medical judgment deems it necessary for the preservation of the life or health of the mother.If the new abortion restrictions do not conflict with the Constitution, then they need to be enforced or th ... d abortion ever has. State laws should not be allowed to go against the Constitution.South Dakota's new abortion law goes against the Constitution. This law should not be allowed to go into effect. So ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Our Town

s most meaningful only when lived in awareness of its immediate value. The play is set in the small New Hampshire town of Grover's Corners from 1901 to 1913, however this is not overly important as th ... octor, Dr Gibbs, his wife Mrs Gibbs, and their son, George, and the Webb family, featuring the town newspaper editor, Mr Webb, his wife Mrs Webb, and their daughter, Emily. As neighbours, George and E ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Town

happen once" Our Town by Thornton Wilder is set in the early twentieth century in the small town of New Hampshire in USA, where nothing much really happens. The people who reside in the town live ordi ... about the people in the town and the surroundings. In Act 1 we are introduced to the small town in New Hampshire and the everyday people that reside with in it. The first family we meet are the Gibbs ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A separate peace is a story of

"A Separate Peace" takes places in the middle of World War II in the town of Devon, New Hampshire in1942. Throughout the story Gene is constantly in conflict with someone. He always st ... the war as something dangerous. They also saw jumping from the tree as something dangerous. "Finny knew, if he stopped to think, that jumping out of the tree was even more forbidden than missing a mea ... felt bead enough about the incident already; he did not need to hear it from Leper even though he knew it was the truth. So Gene jumped out of his chair and yelled, "You stupid, crazy bastard-." (Kno ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

A separate peace is a story of

"A Separate Peace" takes places in the middle of World War II in the town of Devon, New Hampshire in1942. Throughout the story Gene is constantly in conflict with someone. He always st ... the war as something dangerous. They also saw jumping from the tree as something dangerous. "Finny knew, if he stopped to think, that jumping out of the tree was even more forbidden than missing a mea ... felt bead enough about the incident already; he did not need to hear it from Leper even though he knew it was the truth. So Gene jumped out of his chair and yelled, "You stupid, crazy bastard-." (Kno ...

(5 pages) 1250 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Robert Frost

was born on March 26,1879 in San Francisco. When his father died at age eleven his family moved to New England. While in high school this is were he first became interested in reading poetry. In 1895 ... ned back to the United States he was able to get "North of Boston" published also. He then moved to New Hampshire were he was able to write more poems about the things around him. Such as "Stopping by ...

(1 pages) 491 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Less Than Zero Analysis

were going out. Clay, a cold and confused boy that thinks ?everything will be ok when I get back to New Hampshire.? There is one character, however, that stands out from all the rest. If you h ... through the process of Natural Selection and the non-conformists rise up through the rubble as the new leaders and not outcasts. What will become of us?

(3 pages) 3472 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Necessity Of Car Insurance

extremely good and cautious driver. This fact is probably why every state except for Mississippi, New Hampshire, and Tennessee require every driver to have at least liability coverage, and why many ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues