Essays Tagged: "playing the game"

"Smee" by A. M. Burrage

ory. A. M. Burrage takes us back in time explaining the death of a young girl. This young girl dies playing the game of hide-and-seek. The author then transcent you into the second story where much of ... is foreshadowing and part of it allowed us to predict what will happen next. You could call it role playing because you act if you were the narrator. But the narrator doesn't know as much as you do. H ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Coaching basketball

e been a big entertainment for all types of people. Little children, teenagers, and adults all love playing and watching sports. Basketball is full of fundamentals and techniques that have helped the ... chieve their main goal, which is winning. Coaching teaches people of all ages to learn and have fun playing the game. Coaching basketball teaches fundamentals, drills , and the preparation for practic ...

(9 pages) 143 1 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Circle

the game of baseball everything has its own unique personality, from the bench in the dugout to the playing field, which you play on. They all look at you in a different way. The one that gives me the ... ing the batter and me on longing for us to get a hit. Between the white lines, there's another team playing the game. They are also cheering, but not for us but for themselves and each other. All this ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

PayDay Freecell Game Review

Payday FreecellI was playing Payday Freecell on AOL Games. I don't know who the intended audience for this game would be, ... 't know who the intended audience for this game would be, but I have seen people both old and young playing the game. I honestly don't even really know what to think the intention of the game is. The ... the point that you would rather go do the thing that you hate to do the most then sit here and keep playing the game. There is a chat in the game so if you like; you can talk to others while you play. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Life changing experience

nality and the way that I live. Breaking my leg influenced my life dramatically. It began simply by playing the game I love most. Resulting in sitting on the sidelines, watching the season drift away. ... sun was beating down, the referee blew the whistle to begin the game. As usual, I started the game playing defense. In the past three years playing on varsity, I had earned my spot on the field. Play ...

(5 pages) 176 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Netball:PLAY IT SAFE !

SYDNEY, Australia (CNN) -- Every week more than a million Australians take to the playing courts of this wide brown land to enjoy a healthy game of netball.But from this week, ... ming majority of netball players are -- you will have to take extra precautions if you want to keep playing the game.Last Sunday -- in arguably another example of "litigation-threat" driving soc ... cision as "ridiculous".It said all its evidence shows there is no problem with pregnant women playing sports such as netball, even up to an advanced stage of pregnancy.Sports Medicine Aust ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The long term effects of playing football

it that people don't really think about too much. There are three points of football that come from playing the game and they are the rich, glitzy, famous part. The part that travels to away games and ... nd stress factor, which is probably the biggest effect. One obvious positive that comes from playing the game of football is all the perks that come with it. As a kid there are dreams of doing ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Boy You Fight Like a Girl" by Alex Pham

hundreds of thousands of players that average twenty hours of play a week and thousands of them are playing as characters of the opposite sex.Pham first introduces a character known as Cardinal, a wom ... p lines and unfortunate attempts at being "sophisticated and cool."(155) Pham elaborates on how men playing as women feel as though they can be more talkative and less crude and women playing as men h ...

(2 pages) 2188 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What had more of an impact on the starting of the American Revolution? The Battle of Yorktown, or The Battle of Saratoga T

ime, significantly Thomas Paine. The American Revolution was more like a scattered deck of cards or playing the game Chance for the British. Many people and things supplied some sort of addition to th ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

Napoleon--the greatest player of the balance of power

ar to the decline of Napoleon, the main European powers were always trying to benefit themselves by playing the game of the balance of power. A great number of brilliant brains struggled to win, but o ...

(10 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

ImproveACop - Programming Development Proposal

ls. The system is not only restricted to current and potential police officers, children will enjoy playing the game while sub-concisely improving their skills.I.A.C essentially presents the player wi ...

(1 pages) 381 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

College Essay

l that I am enrolled at), UNCW has a softball team. I am a very involved softball player. I've been playing the game since I was five years old. I am very disappointed that I didn't pursue playing sof ... ve years old. I am very disappointed that I didn't pursue playing softball in college. I regret not playing college ball right out of high school, but at the time of deciding on where I wanted to atte ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hurling

lic sport hurling has been played for many years throughout Ireland. The players receive no pay for playing the game. In Ireland the players play for the pride and glory of their country. The Irish ca ... art is made of cork. If a sliotar came flying toward me and hit me, I would be apprehensive of ever playing the game again. I think the heavy ball would hurt to get hit with. Last, I entered an ...

(5 pages) 687 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Words To Live By

to sports and preferably my favorite, football. This quote can be applied in football because when playing the game of football, there are many decisions one has to make in practice, games, and also ... ooking up to you, it will eventually harm your body, and if caught you face the consequences of not playing at all.This quote also applies during practice and games. One has to set an example in front ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Morals

y baseball and football instructors were worlds apart. My baseball instructor is a person who loved playing the game and having fun doing it. My football instructor was always pretty negative and trie ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

John Updike

recently received a volleyball game from my parents. It had amazing graphics and sounds. I enjoyed playing the game everyday after school. About 5 P.M. I tried to turn on the Nintendo to pla ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Enders Game

uits and have guns. When somebody is shot their body freezes where they were hit. When Ender starts playing the game, Bonzo, the captain of his army thinks he is useless. The captain tells him to stay ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Consequences of cheating

sults you want you can use AOL's InstantMessenger to ask a friend; seems like taking a test is like playing the game show WhoWant to be a Millionaire.Another high tech device used by students to cheat ...

(2 pages) 64 3 3.6 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Untitled

hose kids in the news loose an eye? Simple, they didn't wear the right protection and were probably playing on their own field, without refs and proper marker testing. Playing paintball without masks ... field, without refs and proper marker testing. Playing paintball without masks is the equivalent of playing tackle football with pads and helmets, which means someone could get hurt. Is football ever ...

(2 pages) 356 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Untitled

hose kids in the news loose an eye? Simple, they didn't wear the right protection and were probably playing on their own field, without refs and proper marker testing. Playing paintball without masks ... field, without refs and proper marker testing. Playing paintball without masks is the equivalent of playing tackle football with pads and helmets, which means someone could get hurt. Is football ever ...

(2 pages) 331 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports