Essays Tagged: "o brian"

"The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brian

Perception After the FactTim O'Brian's short story "The Things They Carried" is a description of military eq ... ctTim O'Brian's short story "The Things They Carried" is a description of military equipment that ground soldiers carried during the Vietnam War. O'Brian provides great detail about each piece of equi ... Vietnam War. O'Brian provides great detail about each piece of equipment including each item's purpose, and when it was used. To more clearly illustrate the challenge faced by the soldiers and the eq ...

(2 pages) 89 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

George orwell, "1984"

In George Orwell's "1984", Winston Smith and Julia live in Oceania, where their actions become a subversi ... ith and Julia live in Oceania, where their actions become a subversive force that the "Party" must control. Oceania, located in Europe, represents a totalitarian society in its purest form during the ... ated in Europe, represents a totalitarian society in its purest form during the 1940s. Many aspects of Wilson's and Julia's daily life in Oceania are monitored and controlled by the "Party." From the ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1984

Science-Fiction Book Report In 1984 the world is divided into three countries, which are Oceania, Eurasia and Eas ... eport In 1984 the world is divided into three countries, which are Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia. Those three countries make up the whole globe. Winston Smith is one of the main characters in the stor ... s make up the whole globe. Winston Smith is one of the main characters in the story. He's a 39 year old man whose secretly in love with this girl called Julia and has an affair with her, having an aff ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest With The Bible

Authors often refer to famous or well known stories within their works; these allusions serve to drive t ... nown stories within their works; these allusions serve to drive their story lines. A built-in allusion to another text can add depth and clarity to a story. In addition, it often runs the story, dicta ... and clarity to a story. In addition, it often runs the story, dictating and predicting an eventual outcome. Throughout both of their works, One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest by Ken Kessey and The Things ...

(5 pages) 447 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1984 orwell

George Orwell's book 1984 has 4 warnings that he states throughout the book. Orwell is afraid of a gov ... k 1984 has 4 warnings that he states throughout the book. Orwell is afraid of a government getting too powerful and he expresses this fear through Winston. One major warning sign that is prevalent thr ... nd he expresses this fear through Winston. One major warning sign that is prevalent throughout the book is the totalitarian government. A group that runs the government called the Party. This group is ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

O’Brian, Patrick. The Far Side of the World. W.W. Norton

O'Brian, Patrick. The Far Side of the World. W.W. Norton & Company, New York * London, 1984.Jack ... ar Side of the World. W.W. Norton & Company, New York * London, 1984.Jack Aubrey is the captain of the frigate HMS Surprise and is ordered to take it to the Pacific Ocean to battle an American fri ... urprise and is ordered to take it to the Pacific Ocean to battle an American frigate that has been tormenting British whaling vessels. After being at sea for a while, he was looking forward to returni ...

(3 pages) 419 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Influential Person

I've been privileged to work with Anne O'Brian, our local chaper president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and con ... Anne O'Brian, our local chaper president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and consider her to be an exceptional role model. Anne began the local chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years aft ... onal role model. Anne began the local chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Carly was killed in a drunk driving accident. Anne was a divorcee with no other childre ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

MADD's Influence

I've been privileged to work as a volunteer with Anne O'Brian, our local chapter president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk ... Anne O'Brian, our local chapter president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). Anne began the local chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Carly was killed in ... years after her 15-year-old daughter Carly was killed in a drunken driving accident. Anne was a divorcee with no other children, making Carly's death even more heartbreaking. Yet she channeled her gr ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Things that they carried boko review

O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried. New York: Broadway Books, 1998.The author of The Things That ... Things They Carried. New York: Broadway Books, 1998.The author of The Things That They Carried, Tim O'Brien expresses his experiences and feelings about the Vietnam War through a collection of stories ... his experiences and feelings about the Vietnam War through a collection of stories. Each of these stories or narratives encompasses vivid descriptions about one of the soldiers of the Alpha Company in ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Duty of Care and the Public Policy issue.

LAW OF TORTIntroductionThe case of Mitchell v Glasgow City Council1, hereinafter referred to as 'Mitchel ... troductionThe case of Mitchell v Glasgow City Council1, hereinafter referred to as 'Mitchell v Glasgow CC' is a fascinating scenario in which the principles of the duty of care as expounded upon in th ... cinating scenario in which the principles of the duty of care as expounded upon in the seminal case of Caparo Industries plc v Dickman2, hereinafter referred to as 'Caparo v Dickman', are tested to th ...

(10 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law