Essays Tagged: "to no avail"

Similarities of Two Famous Tales of Love. West Side Story and Romero and Juliet.

It discusses the similarities and differences of West Side Story and Romero and Juliet...there are a lot of similarities good detail, nice perceptionSimilaritie ... ail, nice perceptionSimilarities of Two Famous Tales of Love In one of the most famous love stories of this century, many elements from anotherfamous tale of love were borrowed. In many instanc ... century, many elements from anotherfamous tale of love were borrowed. In many instances, Westside Story mirrored Shakespeare'sRomeo And Juliet. Many similarities were noted from the characterization ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Did the military situation justify a surprise attack with the atom bomb?

By early in 1945 Germany had surrendered and the United States was able to focus on the war in the Pacific. Japan was suffering from a serious lack of oil and was having tr ... was suffering from a serious lack of oil and was having trouble producing more armaments with which to fight. America had a strong position in the Pacific and was moving ever closer to Japan by the ti ... ndered.In the February of 1944 Admiral Chester Nimitz had already been successful in a series of victories, which broke the outer perimeter of the Japanese Empire. The American submarines were taking ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

General summary and personal commentary on "Grace" in James Joyces "Dubliners".

out on the bar floor. The manager of the bar repeatedly asks who theman is and who he was with, but to no avail. A constable is called in to try tosolve the problem, when Mr. Powers enters and solves ... is called in to try tosolve the problem, when Mr. Powers enters and solves the mystery andproceeds to escort Mr. Kernan home.Upon arriving at the home of his friend, Mr. Powers learns that Mr.Kernan ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hot Time in Old Town Tonight- The Story of the Great Chicago Fire during the 1800's

Hot Time in Old Town TonightA blanket of darkness surrounded the city after a day filled with people routinely bustl ... d. This slumbering city was rudely awakened when someone shouted "Fire!" Sheer mania enveloped this town as it struggled, to no avail, to extinguish a fire that raged with the vengeance of a roaring l ... estruction, and the slow rebuilding process of Chicago.Chicago was a flourishing city in the 1860's to 1870's until a catastrophic event changed it all. Chicago was growing quickly, and people divided ...

(8 pages) 56 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Watergate: Cause and Effect.

ght has fallen and the streets of the city are silent. Five men dressed in suits have just broken into Watergate, the Democratic headquarters. Their intent is to bug the DNC director's phone (McQuaid, ... DNC director's phone (McQuaid, 181-182). Suddenly, the lights flash on. Hiding behind desks, trying to still their breathing, they wait. But it is to no avail, for they are caught.The great presidenti ...

(3 pages) 195 1 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Common Colonials.

h.The problems with the Indians stemmed from the abuse of them by the original colonists and grew into a near never-ending battle. The Indians fought back as the English continued to push then off of ... The Indians fought back as the English continued to push then off of their land. However, this was to no avail. As the Indians struggled for continued control of their ancestral lands the English att ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Prison: Punishment or Rehabilitation?

ways of crime? Is prison "a walk in the park" or "a walk in the dark"?Some important questions need to be asked and answered in order to determine what the status of the prison system is and what its ... s justice goes, is rehabilitation. Everyone in the country has rights, are these rights conditional to the behavior of the individual? Law was created to keep peace and deliver justice. It seems in to ...

(1 pages) 145 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

King Leopold's Exploitation of the Congo Colony

For over 400 years European explorers had sailed into the broad Congo estuary, planning to fight their way up the falls and rapids that begin only 100 ... ht their way up the falls and rapids that begin only 100 miles inland, and then travel up the river to its unknown source. All attempts failed until Henry Morton Stanley was hired by Leopold, the King ... rce. All attempts failed until Henry Morton Stanley was hired by Leopold, the King of the Belgians, to explore into the Congo area basin. King Leopold did not do this in the name of exploration, but i ...

(6 pages) 135 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

What is the deference between Martin luther king and Patrick Henry.

Jr.Patrick Henry and Martin Luther King Jr. were two of the most influential revolutionary's known to mankind. Even though their views on how to become liberated were completely opposite, their passi ... e liberated were completely opposite, their passion and unrelenting determination eventually proved to be rewarding. Patrick Henry and Martin Luther King Jr. are as the sun and water fighting for the ...

(2 pages) 33 2 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Bubonic Plague, Then and Now: Is it Still a Threat?

The Bubonic Plague has proven to be one of the most devastating diseases ever known to man. The plague, also known as the Great Pe ... Europe during the Middle Ages. The population of these affected peoples tried many different things to cure the illness, most to no avail. Though the causes were unknown at the time, there is now an u ... e causes were unknown at the time, there is now an understanding of what caused the disease and how to treat it. Through this paper, I will examine the cause of the disease, the signs and symptoms, th ...

(15 pages) 74 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Pauper...

lness in their facesA warm and loving familyOne I wish I hadLost and aloneHow I wished I had someoneTo make me laughBrighten my daysMost of all keep me companyEveryday hopingFor kindness from passerby ... from passerbyGiving me penniesFor a day of survivalThe days get colderI bundle in the cornerTrying to keep warmBut to no availI shiver from head to toeSitting in the dark cornerAs I stare to the moon ...

(1 pages) 43 0 4.8 Jun/2004

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

From Friendship to Love By Christina Mahoney

ivorced, and living back with my parents, which had me severely depressed. Friends and family tried to snap me out of it to no avail. Then one day a good friend said, "Christina, I signed you up for M ... id, "Christina, I signed you up for Matchmaker.com." I was extremely upset by this news and started to complain about the audacity of some people. She informed me that I did not have to do anything if ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The American Way

a bagthirty bucks an eighthfor this awful brown schwagso I roll up a dooband I roll down the streetto take a few puffsof my mid-day treatbut as I cruise alongthe streets become deadall I see in the m ... und of my sterioI hear the sirens ringsweat pours from my faceas I push the pedal downI'm not going to stopnot in this townby this timeI'm going pretty fastas I cruise down main stwith 3 pigs on my as ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.5 Jul/2004

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

Thorough Analysis of Jude the Obscure- 4 characters, 4 quotes, conflict, setting

eamed of attending the university of Christminster, however his humble upbringing did not allow him to do so right away. He is tricked into marrying a local girl named Arabella and when the marriage d ... tricked into marrying a local girl named Arabella and when the marriage does not work out she moves to Australia. He meets his cousin, Sue, and tries not to fall in love with her but to no avail he do ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Boy, Aunt Mathilda, and The Dog: Love and Neglect in Donoso's "Paseo"

others, but receives no love and almost no attention from them. He desires and hopes for the elders to show emotion of any kind for him, but to no avail. Aunt Mathilda lives a life that involves only ... life that involves only herself and her brothers, while the boy is nothing but "a person peripheral to her life, never central" (70). Everyday involves a strict routine set by the Aunt. Everyone follo ...

(3 pages) 12 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My thoughts on being hit by a Car

rday morning, content and in high spirits, with the prospect of an enjoyable day ahead. I was going to shooting practice with my explorer group. We had to practice for the district competition, where ... I would do very well. The shooting ended joyfully we said our goodbyes and started the journey back to our homes to begin the rest of the weekend. Having achieved the highest score during the shooting ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Myths of the Dead!!

By Jupiter health stirsIn bosom rasp ottersLike dogs the heat aroseTill breath cease to a drollOf flesh sweat closePour a swing o pain'l soresAches in arched clauseCreases ... Pour a swing o pain'l soresAches in arched clauseCreases the bushy browsLotions in veils to no availTones of skin to conjurers verseSculptures to carpenters boardsAge cometh astrid ...

(1 pages) 479 0 0.0 Oct/2006

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

Fate In The Iliad

According to Homer, fate is the supreme ruler in the lives of humanity. No matter how talented or determined y ... of mankind. Homer especially illustrates this view of fate's control in the character of Hektor in the Iliad. Hektor was a religious man, faithful to the gods, and when it appeared that the Tr ... a religious man, faithful to the gods, and when it appeared that the Trojans were losing, he tried to make sacrifices to Athena. Unfortunately it was to no avail, Athena refused to accept his sacrifi ...

(3 pages) 7 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Saturns Are Greaat

Imagine you are driving down a two-lane road. You look in front of you and you see a tractor trailer coming right at you.You try to swerve but to no avail. It is just coming at you too fast ... ng at you too fast there is no option. About the time you quit thinking, BAM! This is what happened to someone while she was driving down the road. The tractor-trailer tipped over on top of the car. L ... There are a million other reasons Saturn's are so great a few are safety, gas mileage.When it comes to the Saturn Company they want their customers to be safe so they have many safety equipments in th ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Increased Traffic In Cities

Increased Traffic In Our Cities In today's large towns and cities there is an increasing problem with he amount of traffic. It is no lo ... t a rush hour hitch but a serous congestion of an essential network that feeds our daily existence. Town planners and architects alike, have for several years, been trying to solve this escalating dil ... and architects alike, have for several years, been trying to solve this escalating dilemma but alas to no avail. Is the problem solvable? Or will it just be a burden we will have to bear.Governments a ...

(2 pages) 459 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers