Essays Tagged: "physical description"

Henry Lawson and Barbara Baynton: a comparison of the treatment of women in the works of these two early Australian authors.

humour and strength of a woman of the early Australian bush. Without naming her and with almost no physical description he manages to give us a rich, detailed and well-rounded character.The Drovers W ... hers.Through the reminisces of the drovers' wife we get a much more rounded character, although the physical description is brief, she's gaunt and sun-browned, we see her crying because her favourite ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Examining the character of Andres in "Talking in Whispers" by James Watson

resentation of the character of Andres, the protagonist of the story. I shall begin by studying the physical description and the psychological/moral qualities associated with Andres in the opening cha ... then show how Andres' character develops and changes as events unfold.In ch.1 we are given a brief physical description of Andres which helps us picture him throughout the rest of the book. We first ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Popular Mechanics" by Raymond Carver.

in this story are very basic and plain, the man and woman in the story are nameless with no clue of physical description, and there is no mention of what city, state or country the story takes place. ... of the man and woman, and the breaking of the baby. Although the reader is not told if the baby was physically broken, the emotional and mental damage that a child goes through when their parents sepa ...

(4 pages) 17829 3 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Physicalc Description Of Dry Ice.

The Basics on Dry IcePhysical DescriptionDry ice is a condensed compound in the atmosphere known to man as carbon dioxide ... nder a large press form blocks. Dry ice is much heavier than traditional ice, weighing about double.Physical PropertiesPHYSICAL PROPERTIESCritical Density28.9855 LB/FT3Critical Pressure1066.3 PSIACrit ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Stereotypes that exist in the world and how/where they can be found.

any stereotypes that they may have had of a typical romance novel in association with setting, sex, physical description and atmosphere.Prior to investigating what the effects are of not including typ ... read about two overweight people having a crush upon one another.In my essay I failed to provide a physical description for either character. After handing this essay to several individuals, they ass ...

(6 pages) 100 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Book review of "Brooklyn Cop" by Norman McCaig

his Brooklyn Cop, all of which are necessities in order for him to be able to fulfil his duties.The physical description of the cop leaves the reader in no doubt as to his aggressive appearance. McCai ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Transformation of Bilbo Baggins" Thoroughly describe Bilbo's growth as a leader,Tolkien's methods of characterization throughout the thematic journney.

nist, Bilbo Baggins. Tolkien used many methods of characterization to create his characters, namely physical description, mental process, and the description of characters' actions. Of the three, the ... must be able to picture Bilbo in his mind, and so the most necessary form of characterization is a physical description. This is specifically appropriate when reading The Hobbit, because Bilbo (and m ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Its Is a short summary about Sherlock Holmes for Hounds Of The Baskervilles

you know him, and then he might do something unexpected, like later in the book. I can not give his physical description, because the book does not go into great detail about his appearance. He approa ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pardoner's tale : performance or actual confession?

tive portrait of the Pardoner. First, Chaucer associates him with the lower class, following with a physical description that highlights effeminate attributes. The imagery noted creates a negative atm ... inate attributes. The imagery noted creates a negative atmosphere, and in medieval context a flawed physical appearance suggests a flawed morality. The narrator confirms that the Pardoner is the best ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Commentary on "Auto Wreck", by Karl Shapiro

en the ambulance is arriving, and taking the body away. The first stanza concentrates more upon the physical description of the crash, and while there is still emotion in the first stanza, through the ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

HUM 100 - Genius - Pythagoras

bout Pythagoras' physicial attributes because other than fictitious descriptions. The sole recorded physical description of him that has been agreed upon as fact was that he had a birthmark on his thi ...

(5 pages) 73 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Mark of the Original Sin: "The Birthmark" by Hawthorne.

thmark," Georgiana's birthmark bears the shape of a hand, but the "hand" refers to much more than a physical description. Alluding to the mark as a work of God, Hawthorne implies God created this flaw ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" Ch 1-6 Gateshead Setting Analysis (Essay)

ole of women in Victorian society through her social critiques, tone and characterizations, and her physical description of the setting. Jane Eyre is the main character of the story, told from her poi ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cyrano De Bergerac

1) Select the main (the most significant) character in the book. Include name, physical description, personality, occupation, age, nationality, and any pertinent information in at ... good looking but he has a very boring personality and when he meets Roxanne she is attracted to him physically but he ends up driving her away with dull attempts to be romantic. Christian is heartbrok ... in the prize he most wanted, Roxanne. Cyrano should have made an attempt to get Roxanne despite his physical limitations because Roxanne was more concerned with what is on the inside rather than what ...

(21 pages) 1989 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Writers Craft Of Flaubert In Madame Bovary

his nose. (315)" Flauberts use of these words shows the reader Emmas immorality and we get a physical description of what Emma's soul looks like to Flaubert. The beggar is also an omen for Emma ... was also no romanticism put into Emmas death. Her death was just as ugly and gross as the beggar's physical appearance. Not only does Flaubert use the beggar to foreshadow Emmas immorality and ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Of Mice And Men

chapter 1 Steinbeck makes you feel sympathy for Lennie.Steinbeck does this by contrasting Lennie's physical description with his personality. An example of this is the way he imitates George. " He pu ... ennie seem quite humorous in chapter one because Lennie is the complete opposite of George, in both physical description and in behaviour. Lennie is a big, strong, child-like person whereas George is ...

(2 pages) 1754 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Horror At The Ushers

background music, gruesome makeup and scary props. In literature however, disturbing scenarios rely physical description, dialogue and manipulation of language. Poe masterfully captures the essence of ... n of language. Poe masterfully captures the essence of horror with detailed description of both the physical appearance of setting and character, as well as the suspenseful manner in which he leads th ...

(3 pages) 355 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shaving By Leslie Norris - TAH

cter and maturity are changed as he dealt with the emotional crisis before him. The author's use of physical description, nature, and the ritual of shaving reinforce Barry's transition from boyhood to ... reinforce Barry's transition from boyhood to the responsibilities of manhood.Leslie Norris uses the physical traits of Barry's coat, strength in sports, and hands as examples of physical changes from ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Write about the emotion of the old man in the story "Flight" by Dorris Lessing.

The old man, is not given a name nor a proper physical description by the writer perhaps to rouse the reader's emotions by letting him think of th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Barn Burning by William Faulkn

m the beginning of the text with the boy's anxiety.Nevertheless, through this latent emotional (and physical) rebellion, what the boy comes through is the discovery of evil, embodied by the patriarcha ... this division relates to his son 's crisis (to be related to the problem of identification too).The physical description we are given about the father is always presented through the eyes of his son. ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry