Essays Tagged: "old lady"

A Visit of Charity Written By Eudora Welty

r the story.In this story a young Campfire girl named Marian sets out to earn points by visiting an old age home. The author depicts Marian's reluctance to be there by the way she slowly makes her way ... ay to Marian's selfish nature when she states to the nurse on duty, " I have to pay a visit to some old lady," (p436), in this statement our character shows little respect in the way she phrases her s ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Response to the short story 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' by Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)

act most of the stuff that came out of her mouth was false or an elaboration. She was an un-trusted old lady whose family couldn't wait to get rid of her. Someone whose words were constantly falling o ... and begins to beg for mercy. All the while, they're killing her unloving family off one by one. The old lady is persistent and continues encouraging the Misfit to pray, and become a good man. They con ...

(3 pages) 187 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compassion in Oliver Twist. Discusses three characters who express compassion throughout the novel.

seen in Mrs. Bedwin, Rose Maylie, and Nancy.Mrs. Bedwin is a kindhearted, considerate and "motherly old lady" (p78) who willingly nurses Oliver back to health despite his encounters with sin. Although ... espairing Oliver with his first real encounter of motherly qualities. Such an example is when...the old lady very gently placed Oliver's head upon the pillow; and, smoothing back his hair from his for ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Analyse the short story 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells. How is suspense created and maintained?

ploring the trepidation of a gothic surrounding. Pre- twentieth century gothic mysteries include an old, derelict house, old mysterious people, abnormal events and the sense of an unwanted spirit. The ... ry begins by portraying a conversation between the four main characters: the narrator and the three old people. They do not pay much attention to the narrator or even each other. 'The old lady sat sta ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A Visit of Charity by Eudora Welty

r, no one in this story does such a thing. There are no charity from Marian's, the nurse's, the two old ladies, and the whole society's point of view. How can there be charity when the old ladies are ... re isolated from the society.In the story, Marian, "a young Campfire girl", sets out a visit to the Old Lady House. She wears "a red coat and her straight yellow hair is hanging down loose from the po ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

DEALING WITH PANIC ATTACKS

This piece of writing is a critical review of my counselling experience with Kerry a seventeen year old young mother. I shall describe my counselling sessions evaluate my strength and weakness with my ... n plan for my future counselling practices.COUNSELLING SESSIONS WITH KERRYKerry is a seventeen-year-old lady and she came to counselling because she was suffering from panic attack and depression. Ker ...

(2 pages) 99 2 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"Oliver Twist".

mpassion for others through their care for the misfortunate and down-trodden.Mrs. Bedwin was a kind old nurse who unquestioningly cared for Oliver in his time of need. She treated Oliver with great te ... at tenderness although she did not fully know his status or condition in life. In one encounter:The old lady very gently placed Oliver's head upon the pillow; and, smoothing back his hair from his for ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Pancakes.

Pancakes For BreakfastOne snowy day, in a cottage where an old lady named Ms. Haggs lived, she was awakening from her sleep. There was a dog on the right side ... gs in and had to pour some milk in, but there's been not enough. So Puffy went on wit her into the cold barn to get some milk from the cow. As they walk into the house, Ms. Haggs started to pour the m ... t. And the dog and cat waited desperately for the batter to be done.So there went Ms. Haggs in the cold snowy day walking to her neighbor that sells maple syrup. So she had got a jar full and went on. ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

This particular study aims to evaluate the care given to a patient diagnosed with leg ulceration.

uncil (NMC) (2002) section 5.1, not to breach confidentiality of the patient. Geraldine is a 78year old lady who lives alone. She enjoys walking reading and gardening. She has a daughter who lives nea ... one. Next, she wraps the bandage around the back of the heel, stretching it to 50 percent tension. Holding the tension in the dressing for the entire application of the third layer repeating the figur ...

(14 pages) 367 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Talking heads- Media Studies Coursework.

r The Settee."."A Cream Cracker under the Settee" is, at first glance, a simple story about a dotty old lady who is scared of being moved into a home. But upon closer inspection clever layers of meani ... says. In the opening line of the play he uses words that we would more than expect to hear from an old lady who is feeling sorry for herself. The pause following this is also very clever as it enhanc ...

(9 pages) 44 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The novel, entitled GREAT EXPECTATIONS, was written by the remarkable Charles Dickens. My report tackles the overall view of the story including the characters & their backgrounds.

y bad temper.Joseph Gargery-Pip's brother-in-law and friendMs. Havisham- an immensely rich and grim old lady who lived in a big , neglected houseEstella- a beautiful young lady. who was loved by Pip. ... - the wheel maker and his wife.Biddy- an orphan girl in the village who helped in the Gargery household when Mrs. Joe was attacked.Herbert Pocket-a poor gentlemen who lived with Pip when he was alread ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Opinion on "The Awakening" By: Kate Chopin

for the young boy. She is deeply saddened from his exodus, and consults Madame Reisz. Edna and the old lady develop an odd relationship, like one between patient and psychiatrist. She is concise in h ... is Edna Pontellier. While having one of her intimate conversations with Madame Ratignolle, she is told, "You seem to act without a certain amount of reflection which is necessary in this life." Once ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Young Goodman Brown

wife to go run and errand that is evil. He comes upon who I think is the devil. He then follows an old lady, Goody Cloyse, to a witch's meeting and finds out that people he thought he knew were not w ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is the message of To Kill a Mockingbird?

was the way that Jem Finch saw his neighbour, Mrs Dubose - To be a mean, thoughtless, and worthless old lady. Scout's view of her Aunt Alexandra was much the same, and Scout had to learn to understand ... dley is a maniac and a monster, this accusation originating from and supported by tales about Boo, told by the neighbours. This was a very false image of Arthur Radley, as the children later realised. ...

(4 pages) 8562 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Theory and Construction of a Care Plan for Stroke Rehabilitation

patients, to confusion and falls at home.The client this assignment will be based on is an 82 year old lady whom for the sake of confidentiality I will call "Mary". She was admitted to an elderly med ...

(16 pages) 405 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cause and Affect Essay on "A Worn Path" By: Eudora Welty

In "A Worn Path" by Edorua Welty there is an old lady named Phoniex Jackson.The Story is about Phoenix going into town during the of December in ... into town.The long walk over the log that Phoenix had to take was a dnagerous one because she is an old lady who uses an umbrella to help her walk and she is not very sturdy on her feet. She had to ta ... rted to bark at her and made her fall over. Then this hunter came over and scared the dog and then told Phoenix that she would never make it into town and back home before nightfall, so she should jus ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Halloween, beware

or someone who had known what these urban legends were.3 hours in search the girls came across this old lady sitting on her porch some say that she was crazy because she would sit in her rocking chair ... her. Claire: "excuse me my friends and I were wondering if you could help us with a small problem. Old lady: sure sweetie pie what is it I can do for you? Claire: well you see we are doing a report o ...

(11 pages) 72 0 4.4 Jun/2004

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

Gift of a thousand worlds Part 9

t, he realized that this was the very cathedral that he died in front of so many years ago and that old lady was the very Sister Catherine that had said those words. "Oh, hi Lance" Elaine said ... "Oh, hi Lance" Elaine said and she turned and said softly "look Sister Catherine, it's Lance I told you about him". "The very one that died in front of this cathedral?" said a weak voice th ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.3 Jun/2004

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

What is the message of To Kill a Mockingbird? How does the narrative technique help express this?

was the way that Jem Finch saw his neighbour, Mrs Dubose - To be a mean, thoughtless, and worthless old lady. Scout's view of her Aunt Alexandra was much the same, and Scout had to learn to understand ... dley is a maniac and a monster, this accusation originating from and supported by tales about Boo, told by the neighbours. This was a very false image of Arthur Radley, as the children later realised. ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Identify the plot twists in the novel Great Expectations.

f becoming a gentleman are about to come true. Pip is certain that his benefactor is the eccentric, old lady from Satis House, Miss Haversham. He believes that he is going to be trained as a gentleman ... n, and as the future husband of Estella; Miss Haversham's beautiful adopted daughter.Pip leaves the old marsh town and his true friends; Biddy his teacher, and Joe his brother-in law, and goes to Lond ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens