Essays Tagged: "rations"

1984 and Animal Farm Compatitive Essay, both by George Orwell

xcellent example of the Outer Party's ignorance to truth is when they are told that their chocolate rations have been increased, when actually the rations were just reduced a week earlier. Because of ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

sitivity: they're not as callous as they appeared in Chapter 1, wolfing down their dead companions' rations. It's just that they must pretend to forget the dead; otherwise they would go mad. R ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Australian history.

scription and censorship. They deprived Australians at home food and soldiers at war ammunition and rations. The term meant by 'Total War' is that not just the people involved in the actual fighting h ... om a soldier's point of view as 'hard work'. 'The troops were outnumbered also ammunitions and food rations were very low with hard biscuits tin bully beef and chocolate rations' (Source 7.6.2:p152), ...

(6 pages) 80 2 2.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The first Australian bushranger: John Black casare.

Ironically, he soon found himself transported to Australia on the first fleet.A huge man, the small rations of the colony compelled him to steal in order to sustain himself. David Collins, the colony' ... widely differ from a brute; his appetite was ravenous, for he would in any one day devour the full rations for two days. To gratify this appetite he was compelled to steal from others, and all his th ...

(5 pages) 20 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Ghost Dance and Battle of Wounded Knee

ns, usually on land so poor that the Awhite men@ could conceive of no use of it for themselves. The rations and supplies that had been guaranteed to the Indians by treaties were of poor quality, if th ... ing to disarm the band. They were assigned a camp site just to the south of the cavalry camp, given rations, and provided with several tents, because there was a shortage of teepee covers. A stove was ...

(9 pages) 95 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"1984" By George Orwell - The following talks about how Orwell wrote his book to show us the evils of totalitarianism.

could be appealed to whenever it was necessary to make them accept longer working hours or shorter rations" (Orwell 62). Through simple patriotism and deception, he began his totalitarian-like rule o ...

(13 pages) 206 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Butterfly Garden: A tragic story that looks at a life of a teenager struggling in her own country with her family.

er, who was shot dead.A few months later we were moved to another prison. We were put to starvation rations and our clothes were reduced to rags. Our dark cells were infested by mosquitos, mice, frogs ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hunting, From Humanistic Tradition to Population Control

was a requirement for survival. Today, most people can simply drive to a grocery store to purchase rations. Regrettably, there seems to be a lack of independence when one cannot provide a family with ... fiting other species. As with all controversial issues, this debate continues and additional considerations are voiced. As these voices are heard, hopefully better decisions can be derived.Works Cited ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Optimism at the end of the grapes of wrath

find work. They have lost several family members, have gone without work and lived on extremely low rations for months. At the height of their struggles, the Joads are without food, shelter, and their ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

The Goophered Grapvine by, Charles W. Chesnutt

LitrImagine yourself at the mercy of another human being. You are reliant upon this person for rations and shelter. This person controls your existence in every way possible. You are told when to ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Costs Of War

thing a soldier in the field needs is food and water. These are supplied in the form of individual rations MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat). The number of rations each soldier carries can vary depending on ... can vary depending on the mission requirements, but many soldiers given the option of carrying less rations versus have extra ammunition. The average soldiers would elect the extra ammunition. Despite ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Animal Farm

or your four confinements and all yourlabour in the fields, what have you ever had except your bare rations and a stall."Confinements means imprisonment, and rations means a fixed portion. After Old M ...

(3 pages) 40 3 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Napoleon compared to Joseph Stalin

ar of defeat. Under Napoleon's rule the farm became self sufficient and industrial. Napoleon set up rations of food for the animals, giving more food to the pigs because they were the smartest animals ... d a Communist type of government. He believed that the farm could prosper amongst itself. He set up rations and plans to grow to other farms over the world.

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Plea to the White Man from a Native American's Point of View

isance.My nation has signed treaties with your government. They promised my nation peace, land, and rations. The government delivered the rations in festive atmosphere. There were games, contests, rac ... cally altered our way of life. I only hope that some agreement can be worked out so that future generations of both our people can live in peace and understanding.

(3 pages) 39 0 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"All Quiet on the Western Front" by Paul Baumer

the original 150-man company return from the front. The cook doesn't want to give the survivors the rations that were meant for the dead men but eventually agrees to do so; the men thus enjoy a large ...

(5 pages) 31 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"No Sugar" by Jack Davis: How does the text present minority groups and their reaction to oppression?

refuse to give in without a fight, go to the Sergeant and confront him about the reasons why their rations have been cut, and push for him to provide them with blankets. Characters such as Topsy and ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

From Humanistic Tradition to Population Control

was a requirement for survival. Today, most people can simply drive to a grocery store to purchase rations. Regrettably, there seems to be a lack of independence when one cannot provide a family with ... fiting other species. As with all controversial issues, this debate continues and additional considerations are voiced. As these voices are heard, hopefully better decisions can be derived.Works Cited ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Nineteen Eighty-Four/Animal Farm Comparison Essay: Books written by George Orwell

ryone: “...everyone worked according to his capacity....Nobody stole, nobody grumbled over his rations, the quarrelling and biting and jealousy which had been normal features of life in the old d ... ian society for the other animals, all with good intentions in the beginning. All animals are given rations based on their needs, allowing for no one to go without food. Therefore in Animal Farm, Detz ...

(10 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Secret Road

vitamin C. It was difficult to get fresh fruit to sailors because so much of their food was of sea rations. The young boy had been kicked by an officer and Grant disagreed in how the young boy was be ...

(2 pages) 518 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

hey can do what ever they wanted, but in reality head Nurse Ratched is really controlling them, she rations there cigarettes so they cant gamble with them. The nurse treats them all like idiots, she d ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays