Essays Tagged: "New York City"

West Side story and romeo and juliet are different in many ways

liet differ in many ways. Romeo and Juliet is set in Verona in about 1594. West Side Story takes in New York City in 1957. Tony is the modern character of Romeo and Maria is the modern character of Ju ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Irony In The Story "The Eighty-Yard Run" By Irwin Shaw

any nice gifts. As time passed and high school ended, Christian and Louise got married and moved to New York City. In New York City, both of them worked for Louise's dad as managers of a New York offi ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Overcrowded Prisons

s throughout the United States have been experiencing the problem of overcrowdedness. This is not a new issue though, in April of 1978 New York State was already feeling the affect of crowded prisons. ... crowded prisons. In an attempt to alleviate the problem the state tried to buy Richers Island from New York City. Since then a rise in population and in poverty have increased the problem and the gov ...

(4 pages) 271 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"Police Brutality in the United States." Lots of details, deals primarily with New York City and the Abner Louima case and racial motivation

e late hours of August 9, 1997 (Human), a fight broke out just outside of a Brooklyn nightclub. The New York City Police were dispatched to the scene, and several individuals who were involved were ar ... ght against these people. To a man by the name of Abner Louima, however, this is not what happened. New York police officer Justin Volpe, believed that he was assaulted by Mr. Louima during the arrest ...

(10 pages) 516 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


of Americans and those around the world forever. The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center of New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. have caused Americans to step back and take a loo ... wrong. He would most likely conclude that the acts committed by the terrorists were wrong and they knew it, so justice should be served.On the other end of the spectrum, others would point out the fac ...

(5 pages) 226 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

A biography or the author Arthur Miller

ury, he was famous for his screen writings and early year plays. He was born on October 17, 1915 in New York City, New York, where him, his mom, Agusta, and his dad, Isadore, lived.Arthur Miller's chi ... n 1934, he enrolled into the University of Michigan and immediately started writing for the collage newspaper. He also got a job there as a custodian for a lab that held several hundred mice. During t ...

(2 pages) 73 2 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Paranoia in "Hands", by Sherwood Anderson "Eveline", by James Joyce and "Summer Solstice, New York City" by Sharon Olds

hether to go with a man she thinks she loves or stay with her father. In the poem 'Summer Solstice, New York City' This man is made crazy and paranoid because of something. That something has driven t ... Wing was scarred of something . . . He was paranoid of touching someone.The poem 'Summer Solstice, New York City'deals with a man threatening society to take his own life. This whole play is dealing ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mill's Utilitarianism, Sacrifice the innocent for the common good?

hevarious considerations.In deciding whether or not to torture a terrorist who has planted abomb in New York City, a utilitarian must evaluate both the overallwelfare of the people involved or effecte ...

(5 pages) 310 0 4.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

East Coast to the South, personal experience

out the last decade, I was brought up in two different cities that are thousands of miles apart - - New York City and Houston. The two cities are ranked among the top ten in state / city population, y ... nd intersections. It seemed like everyone were heading for different directions and the citizens of New York City are too busy with their own affairs and does have time to care of what's going on in t ...

(5 pages) 86 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Colgate palmolive

s, Ajax Surface Cleaner, and Hill's ScienceDiet foods for house pets.Colgate was founded in 1806 in New York City on Dutch Street byWilliam Colgate as a starch, soap and candle business. Colgate produ ... e used today. After 104 years of being in business on Dutch Street, thelargest tenancy on record in New York City the entire Colgate organizationmoved to Jersey City. In 1928 Colgate made its greatest ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dickinson vs. Whitman. Their lives and their styles

ith her family and never really had a job. Walt Whitman spent most of his time observing people and New York City. Dickinson rarely left her house and she didn't associate with many people other than ... n't published until after her death. Both Whitman and Dickinson were poetic pioneers because of the new ideas they used in their poetry. Emily Dickinson did not write for an audience, but Walt Whitman ...

(5 pages) 153 1 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Death Penalty, to be or not to be

lf along with those 93 %. Because while Guiliani administration is talking about crime rates in the New York City going down, all I see and hear in the media are reports about horrible crimes committe ... uld be received when a person is convicted of a capital offense. Until recently it did not exist in New York State but after new governor, George Pataki was elected he managed to bring it back. Since ...

(7 pages) 397 1 4.5 Oct/1996

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

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich's "When we Dead Awaken: Writing as Revision," and Ralph Ellison's "Extravagance of Laughter."

e of Laughter," is an account of his life as an African American in the largely white population of New York City. Throughout both of their essays, Rich and Ellison discuss their different means of de ... quote."Revision-the act of looking back, of seeing with fresh eyes, of entering an old text from a new critical direction - is for women more than a chapter in cultural history; it is an act of survi ...

(4 pages) 108 1 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Racism after the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

hing was going well until my buddy came into advisement and said, "Did you see what's happening, in New York City, on the television." So around that time pretty much every room had CNN on and was wat ...

(2 pages) 116 2 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Police Brutality in the United States

In most major cities across the country, officers abuse their authority in the most flagrant ways. New York City and Los Angeles are the most notorious for police brutality cases. In New York, when m ... ll crimes like playing music too loudly, biking on the sidewalk, and public drinking (Progressive). New York city has managed to bring down the murder rate from 2,200 in 1992 to 600 in 1998 (Economist ...

(5 pages) 167 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

American Unrest In the Civil War

want to be drafted after seeing so many of their friends come back from the war dead or wounded. In New York City on July 13, 1863 government officials ignored signs of upcoming trouble and tried to p ... turbance was called the Border War.The Lincoln-Douglas debates caused an increase of members in the newly formed Republican Party. Lincoln and Douglas debated mainly about slavery. The election of 186 ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.8 Jan/2003

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

This essay is about how the theme of believing in dreams, is central to the novel Shoeless Joe and applies to three main characters.

a dream. Salinger's dream was to play a baseball game at the Polo Grounds, which was a ballpark in New York City and was torn down in the early 20th century. Unfortunately, because the ballpark was t ... Jackson asks Salinger if he wants to come with the team on their road trip where they will play the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds. Obviously, Salinger accepts the offer and tells Ray about it an ...

(3 pages) 88 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman (lens - in literature an author might reveal more about what is bad in the human soul than what is good)

assic American tradgedy, we get the opportunity to examine the thoughts, dreams, and delusions of a New York City salesman by the name of Willy Lowman. He took the ultimate sacrifice upon the discover ... man caught up in a dream world. Indeed, he cannot grasp the concept known as reality. He sat in his New York City Home, dreaming up his family's upcoming accomplishments that perhaps he never realized ...

(3 pages) 154 2 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane. Anlyzes the use and necessity of violence by Crane in the novel

ts and little money, brought most of its inhabitants to violence. The area was a very poor part of New York City, and with it came the working class. Although it was never revealed, Mr. Johnson most ... ated in as a young child. He obviously felt that it accurately portrayed the working class part of New York City. Crane also used this scene to show that people did not suddenly become violent as ad ...

(3 pages) 57 1 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scot Fitzgerlald.

eat Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald published thisbook in 1925. The setting takes place in Long Island, New York City.The greed and pursuit of pleasure turns out to be fatal. When aParticular material ite ... totallydifferent. Gatsby and Daisy snuck around Tom's back because of romance andmoney.Now with his new wealthy life, Jay Gatsby lived the life of a king. He wasgreeted by servants and butlers, he had ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald