Essays Tagged: "one summer"

Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine"

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury, a collection of poignant vignettes about one summer in the life of 12-year old Douglas Spaulding, is a powerful mirror into childhood, growin ... s a powerful mirror into childhood, growing up, and life in general. Bradbury, generally considered one of the Grand Masters of science fiction, did not in fact write science fiction. While his books ... ce fiction, did not in fact write science fiction. While his books and stories had some of the overtones of science fiction, their themes went much deeper than simple space opera or shoot-'em-up actio ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The summary of the story "To Kill A Mockingbird". A white lawyer defends a black man in court who has been accused of raping a white woman. He is innocent.

ticus is a lawyer and the Finch family is reasonably well off in comparison to the rest of society. One summer, Jem and Scout become friends with a boy named Dill, who has come to live in their neighb ... cement. Shortly thereafter, a fire breaks out in another neighbor's house, and during the fire someone slips a blanket on Scout's shoulders as she watches the blaze. Convinced that Boo did it, Jem te ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.9 Feb/2003

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

"To Kill A Mockingbird".

prominent lawyer and the Finch family is reasonably well off in comparison to the rest of society. One summer, Jem and Scout befriend a boy named Dill, who has come to live in their neighbourhood for ... cement. Shortly thereafter, a fire breaks out in another neighbour's house, and during the fire someone slips a blanket on Scout's shoulders as she watches the blaze. Convinced that Boo did it, Jem te ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.5 Oct/2003

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

My kitchen.

in front of the sink. The large sink always reminds me of some funny times I had while using it.One summer morning I was washing the disgusting dishes and I noticed that some of the water fell ont ... and sauce are complete, I add them together. After the noodles are looking quite flexible, I throw one against the wall to see if it sticks, if it does I take it off the wall and slurp it up like I w ...

(2 pages) 33 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This is a three page report on John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK), who won the 1960 United States presidential election against Nixon.

ent and international relationships. After interviewing politicians and statesmen cross country for one summer, he returned to school and developed what eventually became a best selling book. This boo ... ne corps medal and was given a Purple Heart while working for the Navy. In 1942 during an attack on one of his boats by Japanese fighters he saved he saved all of his troops and was awarded the navy a ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Analysis of symbolism in The Great Gatsby and its representation of 1920s America.

The story of The Great Gatsby takes place over one summer in 1922 in Long Island. On the surface it is a love story with a tragic ending but if one ... t is a love story with a tragic ending but if one looks deeper into the novel's symbols and themes, one finds that it deals with larger, more serious social and existential issues. The Great Gatsby is ... house. They were both soldiers in World War I. The people living on the West Egg represent the new money, much of it earned by dubious means. On the other side of the bay in an area called East Egg th ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.5 Feb/2004

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

How to Use Four Communication Responses Appropriately?

o. So my response was almost instant, "Wow, it got to be an exhausting thing to take two classes in one summer session. I never took two classes together. I bet you won't have enough rest in the follo ... tion, I told her, "Oh, yeah, I know exactly how you're feeling now. I used to take three classes in one semester while working full time. I definitely don't want to do it again." The conversation, lik ...

(5 pages) 110 2 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

My trip to Disney

One summer, my family and I were going on vacation to Disney World. This time, we were going with my ... had a very large cooler full of ice and sodas. When we finished dinner, it was time for lights out. One of my cousins snuck down to the cooler and took some ice. It was pitch black so we had no idea w ... to come on stage. Unfortunately my uncle and I were chosen to hula dance on stage in front of everyone.The next day in the park was just as fun filled as the first. My younger brother was a wild c ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

One Summer in Flyoverland

e middle of all of it. It was our destiny. It would shape our lives." Said Max Scanlan in the story One Summer in Flyoverland that is a murder mystery placed in Hibbing Minnesota in 1966. It is strong ... portant event that happend in are region. To me the book is a good story so far and I encourage someone else to read if you are in to suspense full mysteries.

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Goodbye Columbus

There was one summer a few years ago when a "summer fling" escaped it's reputation of being just another clich ... n a "summer fling" escaped it's reputation of being just another cliché: I met a boy. It was one of those random things; the kinds of things that are unexpected and unlikely, out of place but n ... midnight toker" and I, a depressed bulimic. It usually takes me a while to get comfortable with someone - It took two days with him. The second time we saw each other, we were having sex. It wasn't th ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Vladamir Nabokov's "Lolita" the most convincing love story of our time?

he is fated to fall for Lolita. Humbert says "there may have been no Lolita at all had I not loved, one summer, a certain initial girl-child." (Nabokov 9). It's a mathematical equation: If Humbert's l ... rt first sees Lolita, he compares Lolita to Annabel, saying "It was the same child-the same frail, honey-hued shoulders, the same silky supple bare back, the same chestnut head of hair." (Nabokov 39). ...

(6 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Summer Fun

atch. The ground starts to feel like razor blades under your feet. At this point I would say, "I'm done." I would rather stay at home than go through the ritual of the dreaded beach dance.One summer m ... footing needed to propel her huge mass through the water.I wait in the water like a buoy while everyone makes it onto the dock. Then I creep up to the dock area to pick up my family. They board one at ...

(3 pages) 22 0 2.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ambition

es. I always just thought she was smart and it came naturally to her until she came to stay with us one summer. Rachelle was going to summer school to get more credits for classes. She studied all the ... h anything that's the opposite of production, but Rachelle used all of her free time here to study. One day, I asked her why she never took her nose out of her books. She told me that she was sure she ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Flying With Wings

This is a story about my first flight ever, when I was just six years old.I awake very early one summer's morning and wonder for just a moment why I have been woken at 3:30am. Then it strikes m ... we have checked in, it hits me that soon we will be flying in the air. The butterflies come all in one big whoosh swirling around my unexpectant tummy. We have plenty of time before the plane leaves ...

(4 pages) 7 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Pulling The Plug

When The Weather Did Not Cooperate One summer a couple of friends and I decided to go backpacking in Yosemite. We thought it would be a ... ided to go backpacking in Yosemite. We thought it would be a good way to experience the park since none of us had been there before. When we got there, the first thing we did was go to the ranger stat ...

(1 pages) 254 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fade

in which his uncle Adelard is missing, even though he should of been there.Summary of Plot- One summer Paul is troubled by his awakening sexuality, encounters the Ku Klux Klan, is involved in ... e story ? I learned a lot of new things, like being able to Fade is a good power because no one will be able to see you.Would you recommend this book to someone ? Check one : ____ yes. Why ? F ...

(2 pages) 690 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Balanced Society Of The Good And Evil

ly well off in comparison to the rest of society. A major plot in the story is the Boo Radley plot. One summer, Jem (10) and Scout (6) befriend a boy named Dill, who had come to live in Maycomb for th ... ;neighborhood scold'. She was a terrible gossip who loved to poke into and around in the lives everyone and anyone in Maycomb. At the beginning of the story the reader learns that most of what Jem and ...

(7 pages) 1152 0 5.0 Sep/2001

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