Essays Tagged: "Orphanage"

Harriet Beecher Stowe

ary school in Hartford, Connecticut and Harriet started there for her education. Harriet thought an orphanage would have been just about as good as the seminary, because it was so hard and strict, rel ...

(6 pages) 103 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Elizabeth Kim, a Korean war orphan.

nhyol, female, nameless, without a birth date," she is a fourfold embodiment of shame. Dumped at an orphanage run by Christian missionaries, she joins the other forgotten children, "the product of bri ...

(3 pages) 24 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Norma Jeane...Marilyn Monroe.

e had some financial difficulties and was forced to be wed. In 1935, Norma Jeane was admitted to an orphanage for two years. Grace frequently visited Norma and took her to the movies. After several ye ...

(3 pages) 78 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"The Bridge of San Luis Rey"

so rude. Sometime throughout the novel, the Marquesa rescued a little girl, named Pepita, from the orphanage. She took Pepita with her on a journey, and while on this journey, she found out that the ... his country to live with him.Saddened by her daughter leaving her so alone, Dona Maria went to the orphanage and brought a little girl named Pepita home with her as a companion. She also began writin ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comparison between the three movements from Vivaldi's L'estro Armonica, Op.III. Used for Advanced higher. Would be usefull to have a copy of the score to accompany this essay.

He lived in Venice, Italy for the duration of his life (1678-1741) and taught music at an all-girls orphanage for most of it. He was also an accomplished violinist and performed most of his works. He ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Film analysis of the beginning segment of the film 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (good for film orals)

a freelance writer covering her first war. Henderson and his new company eventually come across an orphanage near the front lines and are so saddened by the scene that they choose to make it front pa ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Marilyn Monroe's life, focusing mainly on her marriage to playwright Arthur Miller

ater baptized Norma Jeane Baker. Most of the childhood of Norma Jeane was spent in foster homes and orphanages since her mother had psychological problems that eventually led to her becoming committed ... ially forced to leave Norma Jeane behind. Norma Jeane was now faced with two options: return to the orphanage or get married.On June 19, 1942, at the age of sixteen, Norma Jeane wed her 21-year-old ne ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Nature vs. Nurture

s died before he reached age fourteen. As a result, the remainder of his childhood was spent in an orphanage. The lack of a positive mother and father figure deprived him of a chance to learn the va ...

(5 pages) 109 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Plot Overview Of Anne Of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud

o is terrified of women, arrives at the train station and finds a girl orphan instead of a boy; the orphanage sent the eleven-year-old Anne Shirley by mistake. Anne's talkativeness and spirit charm Ma ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gift of a thousand worlds Part one

hrough the cathedral. "Ok kids, say thank you to Sister Catherine and lets go back home" our orphanage "mother" Clara said. So as we left we told Sister Catherine good-bye and thank you. ... family who weren't as successful used up all the money left for him, and Lance was thrown into the orphanage. He swore that he would someday get his revenge. A truck roared down the road behin ...

(1 pages) 385 15 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Gift of a thousand worlds Part 2

at he had died; he thought that it was a game of hide-and-go-seek and Clara got all the kids at the orphanage to pretend to cry to lure him from his hiding spot. Then a figure appeared in front of him ...

(1 pages) 72 2 3.0 Jun/2004

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

Gift of a thousand worlds part3

Over the next few years he followed and watched the kids at the orphanage grow up and be adopted. He even realized one day that he was also growing. He watched Clar ... s also growing. He watched Clara welcome new orphans and remembered the day he first arrived at the orphanage. He watched Clara weep as one of the kids were adopted and remembered the day he died. He ... a until the day that she died. He tried hard to find a way to reach Clara or any of the kids at the orphanage. He was rewarded when he finally found a way to enter people's dreams. Soon he became a gu ...

(1 pages) 77 2 3.4 Jun/2004

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

The Chronicals of Lance: Gift of a thousand worlds

hrough the cathedral. "Ok kids, say thank you to Sister Catherine and lets go back home" our orphanage "mother" Clara said. So as we left we told Sister Catherine good-bye and thank you. ... family who weren't as successful used up all the money left for him, and Lance was thrown into the orphanage. He swore that he would someday get his revenge. A truck roared down the road behin ...

(15 pages) 161 6 4.7 Jun/2004

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

Describe John Irving's use of "hero" in the Cider House Rules

or Dr. Wilbur Larch fills the position of hero for Homer and the people of St. Cloud's Hospital and Orphanage. In the movie, the character of Wilbur Larch is played by actor Michael Caine. A th ... to film, Caine was able to capture not only Larch's heroic devotion to his work and the kids at the orphanage, but also his flaws, namely his addiction to ether. Michael Caine was able to become the c ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Child Labor Laws

er medical care they needed.If a child lost a leg or arm, most of the time they would be sent to an orphanage for kids who have similar problems. They would be sent there because since they were no lo ... ore. They would be lucky if they actually received proper medical care. Most kids would live in the orphanages until they were old enough to go out on their own.Most children were forced to work becau ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The truth about Chinese orphanages from my own personal experience.

I visited an orphanage a few miles outside Beijing with my students and we would spend 2-3 hours playing with the ... miles outside Beijing with my students and we would spend 2-3 hours playing with the children. The orphanage itself contained about 80% babies all of whom were female perfectly illustrating the conte ... true somewhere in China. I am sure that if you searched for it you possibly could find it. In this orphanage the staff were clearly overworked and underpaid but remained committed to the children and ...

(2 pages) 87 1 2.1 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Cider House Rules" by John Irving.

plot of the book. Homer, who is an orphan and is expected to be adopted one day, ends up making the orphanage his home. This may be a reason the author selected the name "Homer" instead of any other n ...

(3 pages) 48 0 2.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Molly Moon's "Incredible Book of Hypnotism"

that book in his hands.The girl's name is Molly Moon and she lives in a place called Hardwick House Orphanage. She has a mean head mistress called Miss Adderstone and almost every person there hates h ...

(2 pages) 878 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The First Lady of Song" - Ella Fitzgerald

irginia. As a child she was taken upnorth to Yonkers, New York with her mother. She was taken to an orphanage soon after andraised there, but she gives the credit of raising her to her aunt, Virginia ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Creative Writing - The Beast Beneath

shiny and round as the first one but definitely brighter then the second. I was heading back to the orphanage when I heard something in the dense bushes on my left. I stopped to see what it was, tryin ...

(7 pages) 42 0 2.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing