Essays Tagged: "The New Yorker"

Herman Melville

Herman MelvilleIn 1850 while writing The House of the Seven Gables, Hawthorne's publisher introduced him to another writer who was in the ... blisher introduced him to another writer who was in the midst of a novel. This was Herman Melville, the book Moby Dick. Hawthorne and Melville became good friends at once, for despite their dissimilar ... was a New Yorker, born in 1819, one of eight children of a merchant of distinguished lineage. His father, however, lost all his money and died when the boy was 12. Herman left school at 15, worked bri ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Hiroshima by John Hersey: A Book Review

Hiroshima, written by John Hersey, is an exciting and informative first-hand account of thedropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Hiroshima tells the stories of six ... tells the stories of sixsurvivors of the A-bomb. It is written in a journalistic style. Even though the author does notadd any of his own emotions to the book, it never gets boring.John Hersey was bor ... nts, Roscoe andGrace Hersey, were missionaries. He lived in Tientsin until he was ten years old and then movedback to the United States with his parents. Hersey attended Yale and then went on to gradu ...

(5 pages) 177 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review The Catcher in the Rye

Salinger, J.D., The Catcher in the RyeMcClelland and Stewart Limited, Canada, 1951, No. Pages 216Book ReviewThe Catc ... elland and Stewart Limited, Canada, 1951, No. Pages 216Book ReviewThe Catcher in the RyeThe novel " The catcher in the rye" written by J.D. Salinger, is a novel about a young teenage New Yorker who jo ... New Yorker who journeys through New York for four days in order to go back home to see his parents. The young teenager goes by the name of Holden Caulfield, Holden is expelled from school from poor ac ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dorthy Parker's life and writings.

immersed her writing with her "anything goes" style of writing that was dangerous, yet exciting in the 1920's. Her style of writing was edgy and glamorous considering the time frame in which she was ... she was writing. Her writing was often sarcastic and not appreciated by many critics and readers at the time. Dorothy Parker's writings have transcended the test of time to prove useful for all genera ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

The uproar from the readers of the New Yorker after the publication of Shirley Jackson's story "The ... Shirley Jackson's story "The Lottery" is certainly understandable when you take into consideration the date of it's publication, 1948. America was still recovering from a very bloody and devastating ... m a very bloody and devastating war for human rights. America was just beginning to become aware of the atrocities the Nazi's committed in their eagerness to destroy other, "lesser" peoples. "The Lott ...

(2 pages) 151 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Japanese Street Fashion

Living in the United States for two and half years, I have been surprised how influential Japanese pop culture ... Teenage magazine "ELLE" shows Japanese street fashion in Harajuku where most young people hang out. The magazine "Teenvogue" shows photos of an American girl with young people in Tokyo. The weekly mag ... oung people in Tokyo. The weekly magazine, "The New Yorker", had seven very interesting pages about the fashion scene in Tokyo. It discussed special issues of teens and their cultural view. This paper ...

(5 pages) 123 1 3.1 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Career in Biochemistry

him brain dead with no hope for any kind of recovery. His vital organs are still functional. Before the wreck, the man designated his organs to be donated at his death. Upon checking with the donor re ... gans to be donated at his death. Upon checking with the donor registry board, it is discovered that the best match for receiving the heart of the New York man is a male in Oregon who is in need of a h ...

(7 pages) 116 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

"The Lottery"- A comparison of the short story by Shirley Jones and The made for TV movie.

The Lottery: You're Only Losing Your LifeIn 1948, Shirley Jackson published a short story in The New ... 're Only Losing Your LifeIn 1948, Shirley Jackson published a short story in The New Yorker called "The Lottery". In 1996, a modern version was adapted when a made for television movie was produced by ... adapted when a made for television movie was produced by Anthony Spinner. Both versions relay that there is strength in large numbers, even when the outcome is immoral. Mindsets and rituals in societ ...

(5 pages) 61 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Titanic

TitanicI am Kevin Grant a third class survivor on the Titanic. I went onto my train at Waterloo Station. It was a bumpy ride to South Hampton, England ... nt onto my train at Waterloo Station. It was a bumpy ride to South Hampton, England. I was going on the Titanic because of a coal strike I was originally scheduled on the Adriatic. I was going on the ... the great ship so that I could start my shoe-making business in New York. When I finally got to see the Titanic I noticed it was the largest ship I've ever seen. I couldn't wait to get aboard the ship ...

(2 pages) 23 1 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Abortion: The Public's Debate

Abortion The main public issue is concern with abortion. Many debates have been held to determine whether abo ... rn with abortion. Many debates have been held to determine whether abortion should be made illegal. The sides of the issue was brought into light by Ellen Willis who wants to keep abortion legal, she ... elieves that killing a baby is immoral and unjust. Willis is a writer since 1966 and a publisher in The New Yorker. Her article is based on logic because she gave an example of herself during her preg ...

(4 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Short Summary of "The Great Gatsby."

While "The Great Gatsby" is a highly specific portrait of American society during the Roaring Twenties, its ... ica itself: a man claws his way from rags to riches, only to find that his wealth cannot afford him the privileges enjoyed by those born into the upper class. The central character is Jay Gatsby, a we ... cter is Jay Gatsby, a wealthy New Yorker of indeterminate occupation. Gatsby is primarily known for the lavish parties he throws every weekend at his ostentatious Gothic mansion in West Egg. He is sus ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

Dance Criticism

Who is Arlene Croce and how did she affect arts criticism in the late 20th century? How do her statements reflect her values?Arlene Croce, dance critic for the N ... ance critic for the New Yorker, gained national prominence when she refused to view and write about the dance piece "Still/Here," by the black, gay and HIV positive choreographer Bill Jones. According ... " by the black, gay and HIV positive choreographer Bill Jones. According to her article "Discussing the Undiscussable," Croce objects to Jones' style of work known as "victim art" which incorporated . ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Arrival at JFK

ar anything related to New York it made me long to leave all of my responsibilities and head off to the city of dreams. A trip to New York had been a dream of mine since I was a little boy. I have alw ... A trip to New York had been a dream of mine since I was a little boy. I have always wanted to visit the place of tall buildings, history, and where culture is intertwined with its people. I had wanted ...

(3 pages) 402 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Intercultural Communication in the Workplace - Cultural Diversity

"If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essentials differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas ... .d., ¶ 9).Many situations occur in intercultural workplaces that rely upon good communication. The method of communication can cause conflicts among coworkers. Understanding differences among cow ... rkers. Understanding differences among coworkers of various cultures is a key element to success in the workplace.One workplace scenario concerns religious beliefs. Ron and Greg had an important proje ...

(5 pages) 439 0 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Social Expectation in Society

A superficial world, a superficial society, it is the basic entity that embraced our lives. The media has consumed us, and we acted accordingly to its ... fulfill because if we don't, we may be patronized or be condescended upon. We live in fear on how others may criticize and depict us. Because of this, the media, our society, has the grand power of s ... ng these guide lines of social expectations. Though we may have undergone a rigorous battle against these expectations, we ultimately failed to be victorious.Social expectations can be rendered as a f ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Winter Dreams

The Characterization of Judy Jones Judy Jones' character in Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald is ... dy Jones' character in Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald is portrayed through her mannerisms and the effect her demeanor has upon men with whom she is involved.Judy Jones' dealings with men, define ... with whom she is involved.Judy Jones' dealings with men, define her as a character. She is seen in the company of many men in her community who are characterized as, "a varying dozen that circulated ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"iN COLD BLOOD"

6/3/01 Truman Capote was born with the name Truman Streckfus Persons. He was born on September 30, 1924. He was born in New Orleans, Lo ... His parent's names were Archulus Lillie Persons. His parents got divorced when he was four. He took the name of his stepfather Joseph Garcia Capote. His aunts in Monroeville, Alabama, raised him for t ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theodor Roosevelt "T.R."

Born October 27, 1858, this upstate New Yorker (Oyster Bay) was the youngest president to ever get in office. As a child he suffered from a servere case of asthema ... d he suffered from a servere case of asthema and was very weak. Sometimes he couldn't even blow out the candle by his bedside. His father, Theodor, Sr., was the only one there for him in his time of i ... is bedside. His father, Theodor, Sr., was the only one there for him in his time of illness. He was the most important thing in T.R.'s life. He was the reason T.R. wanted to stay alive. T.R.'s father ...

(2 pages) 281 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Biography

Hello to all the girls and boys who made it out to the brand-spankin new "HMD" website. I hope you're enjoying ... it out to the brand-spankin new "HMD" website. I hope you're enjoying it so far. It's still in the growing process so don't attack us yet. What can be said about this band?? One thing. It kicks ... id about this band?? One thing. It kicks lots of culo!! We have fun, play music, and go better together than Mountain Dew and A Big New Yorker. I currently play set for the band but I'm thinking abo ...

(1 pages) 410 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Passion and Lifestyle of two different Characters: "Uncommon Carriers" by McPhee, John

The Passion and Lifestyle of two different characters John McPhee is a writer at the New Yorker and ... writer at the New Yorker and the author of the book Uncommon Carriers. McPhee starts his book with the chapter “A Fleet of One”, which is mainly about Don Ainsworth, a professional truck dr ... of One”, which is mainly about Don Ainsworth, a professional truck driver, who travels across the United States transporting chemicals, juice concentrate, and other various products. Ainsworth e ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature