Essays Tagged: "observant"

John Gardner's novel, "Grendel". Gives the reader a new perspective on the classic 'good vs. Evil'

l that there is something very unique about the narrator. It is evident that the narrator is a very observant being that can express himself in a very poetic manner. The story is one the reader has mo ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Eudora Welty's writing style

e common everyday life.Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, on April 13, 1909. She was an observant child. She was fascinated by sounds and sights, human voices and the changing of seasons. ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Gulliver's Travels" by Swift

ut the novel Gulliver's Tarvels, the narrator cleverly gains the reader's respect as a thinking and observant individual. With this position in mind, the comments and ideas that Gulliver inflicts upon ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie

ssengers.The main character in the story is Hercule Poirot, a Belgian sleuth. He is very astute and observant, paying attention to everything around him. He seems to be a bit nosy as he watches and li ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Report Questions for "Ann Frank - Diary of a Young Girl"

d situation and the fact that she went a little paranoid because of her surroundings. Ann Frank was observant, smart, always thinking, and had a good attitude in the midst of extreme tragedy, loneline ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Oct/2002

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

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

us.To help the reader understand more clearly, Fitzgerald gives us a narrator who is impartial and observant. To account for this, the very first sentence in the book describes advice Nick says his f ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Arts and Culture: Art Critique Boyd Webb Darwin.

arwin presents two seemingly plastic snakes and one has been mutilated by the other. Harper is very observant there. The snake that is still active carried in its mouth a pair of bloody scissors and s ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This is a response to the story "where are you going where have you been". It includes my personal opinion about the story, and why and weather or not I liked it.

left with a lot of questions.For instance, it doesn't make sense that a 15 year-old girl can be so observant, and so aware of her surroundings, and yet so naive and so unaware of Arnold's intentions. ... onversation? Not to mention that if a guy she had only seen once showed up at her door, wouldn't an observant girl like Connie realize that something wasn't right? Wouldn't she wonder how he knew wher ...

(2 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gulliver's travel with reason and will

here is a lot to be said about Gulliver's Travel, Swift clearly makes the reader gain respect as an observant individual. With that in mind I found that the battle between reason and will became an on ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay commenting on the musical Bouncers by John Gober. Comments on the drama, effects and touching comedy.

pulse of the dance floor; whilst out in the freezing cold skulk the ever watchful, ever ready, ever observant yet brutish bouncers - Lucky Eric, Jud, Les and Ralph. And so begins the journey into the ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway The Love of Desire and Truth

Lady Brett Ashley in the novel. This love is the one of attraction and looks. The three are closely observant of her. They want her and using language and actions they showed their love of Lady Brett ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


l mentors as authorty.Throughout my life, I have been blessed with a combinaion of two traits; I am observant and skeptical. Watching other people's lives and hearing other people's opinions has given ...

(1 pages) 48 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Kidnapped Subject: Creative writing

ned to her last page-darkness! The lights had suddenly gone out!If Lisa had only been a little more observant, she would have noticed the motorcycle parked outside her garage when she had come home. M ...

(2 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparison/Contrast of Meursault and Oedipus Title: Same Differences

e novel, is a young Frenchman, who commits murder and contemplates life while on trial. A detached, observant, and indifferent man, Meursault is constantly under scrutiny by society surrounding him. ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is Death Penalty Justifiable?

s, "the unlawful and malicious or premeditated killing of one human being by another" (for the less observant, this definition cannot be applied to the death penalty, because the death penalty is lawf ...

(8 pages) 72 1 5.0 Nov/2005

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

"The Hound of the Baskervilles": Comparison of characters between Sherlock Holmes and Watson

while Watson admired Holmes for his wisdom, observed Holmes and tried to learn from him.Holmes was observant, intelligent and rational, while Watson admired Holmes, yet he was sometimes irrational to ... ere all cut out in newspaper.(p.35) Watson couldn't see the significance of the sentence, while the observant Holmes made many good assumptions from the letter. He recognized that the words were come ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast two theories of motivation explaining how the two approaches may differ and how they may be similar

emotion and behaviour. A person who is highly motivated to gain social status, for example, may be observant of marks of social distinction, may think often about issues that pertain to wealth, may e ...

(5 pages) 395 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Hallowe'en Party" by Agatha Christie

murder that he believed Joyce witnessed.The detective Hercule Poirot, is a typical detective, who's observant and careful. "It was not very characteristic of Hercule Poirot to ask the opinions of othe ...

(1 pages) 18 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Tess of the D'Urbervilles" BY Thomas Hardy

industrial revolution, which altered many of society's values. It is during this period of change, observant authors reflected their attitudes towards prevailing social values, praising and criticizi ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Expository essay on "The Technology of Simplycity" by Mark A. Burch

Burch, the author, learned to take pleasure in life while hunting with his father by becoming more observant of his surroundings. Throughout his experiences, Burch was becoming more perceptive, appre ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American