Essays Tagged: "River"

Sewage pollution and it's evils.

to their water supply, but they are not. Evidence of this type of pollution is apparent in the New River, which connects Mexico and southern California. "A recent report by the California Water Resou ... trol Board found that Mexicali, [Mexico] is dumping 20 to 25 million gallons of raw sewage into the river daily because of breakdowns in the city's treatment system." (Niiler, 2000) The New River flow ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Response for "The Swans".

musicI saw the beaten swan rise on the waterAs though to outreach pain, its webbed feetBanging the river helplessly, its wingsLoose in a large hysteria. Then the neckWas floating like a rope and the ... loating like a rope and the swan was deadIt drifted away and all around it swan's-downBobbed on the river like children's little boats.This is the story of two Swans who met to battle in the middle of ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Enticing wold of Heritage/ this is about famliy heritage and the emotional effects that the environment has on the individual

rroundings to explore the rest of this enchanting property. I find myself wandering along a winding river lost in thoughts and feelings - contemplating the value of family history. A breeze picks up a ... ld chill that seems welcoming. Before me huge mountains of dirt and rock rise above the contrasting river. I have never encountered such scenery that could arouse such passion within me. The river is ...

(4 pages) 63 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Jumping Bridge - Descriptive Prose Exercise

ends were a few years older and accustomed to the intimidating thirty foot plunge into the Cuyahoga River. Being the youngest one there and the only not to have jumped, everyone felt the pressu ... a thick pipe that ran beside the concrete edge. This offered no reassurance, for the slowly moving river still seemed as far away as ever. My friend, Kyle, teased me with tales of deadly under ...

(2 pages) 108 4 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The role of the river in siddhartha and the metamorphosis

erman Hesse, and Perfume, by Patrick Suskind. Both authors use an aspect of nature as a symbol, the river. Since the time of the ancient Chinese, Pharaohs, Romans and Greeks, people have believed that ... time of the ancient Chinese, Pharaohs, Romans and Greeks, people have believed that the flow of the river represents the flow in one's life. They use the river to symbolise peoples' existence. In both ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hydoelectric energy

ential. To be in usableform, that water must be in continuous supply,accessible and concentrated in rivers with avolume flows and a descent rate, sufficient to drivegenerating turbines. The only way t ... g turbines. The only way that this systemwould become non-renewable would logically beif the lakes, rivers and streams dried up, thereforethe resource of water becoming unavailable. Thelikeliness of t ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

White Water is a descriptive essay about a journey on White water rafting.

with black hair, explained the procedures and rules to us as we lazily drifted down the calm of the river for the next fifteen minutes. We were told we were going to be shooting through 3 major falls, ... uddenly felt like the world had dropped out from underneath me. I looked forward to see the winding river what appeared to be off in the distance as we began to plunge down the spewing falls. I was ex ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Balance of Controlling and Recovering the River

The Balance of Controlling and Recovering the River The Los Angeles River stands as a relic of the physical, economic and ... relic of the physical, economic and intellectual landscape of Los Angeles' history. The Los Angeles River is indeed an integral part of L.A. and it is crucial to remember that the "L.A. River is where ... he "L.A. River is where L.A. was founded" (Price, "In the Beginning"). In addition, the Los Angeles River Task Force concludes that in "the years since the river was paved, every condition of the 1930 ...

(6 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Balance of Controlling and Recovering the River

The Los Angeles River stands as a relic of the physical, economic and intellectual landscape of Los Angeles' history ... relic of the physical, economic and intellectual landscape of Los Angeles' history. The Los Angeles River is indeed an integral part of L.A. and it is crucial to remember that the "L.A. River is where ... he "L.A. River is where L.A. was founded" (Price, "In the Beginning"). In addition, the Los Angeles River Task Force concludes that in "the years since the river was paved, every condition of the 1930 ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tariq: The Tale of a Little Turtle.

ake care of their belongings.All of a sudden, he saw the other turtles crowded near the bank of the river where they were playing. Tariq got curious and went towards his "so called" friends. As soon a ... e turtles, "What's the matter?" They told him that their ball had fallen right in the middle of the river and they didn't know how to swim. No one had courage to bring back the ball!Young Tariq told t ...

(1 pages) 774 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

Open GCSE Creative Writing Coursework 2005

The ice splintered beneath his fingers, as he tried to hold himself above the freezing river water. I watched as his face turned blue and his eyes started to slowly roll to the back of hi ... l to the back of his head. Slowly but surely the fingers began to slip off of the ice as the strong river currents pulled him to his death." Job done," I coldly said. I didn't know the guys name and I ... evening and the air seemed to have a bit of an edge on it. I quickly slid into a dark alley at the rivers side as a couple walked over the bridge above me, laughing and clearly drunk after a good nig ...

(4 pages) 78 4 4.8 Dec/2006

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

Leonardo Da Vinci Shows Science In Art

oon and earth's surfaces as the continually changing of the positions of the sun."Diverting a river", states that when fast-moving water can transport large particles than a slow-moving ri ... ort large particles than a slow-moving river. He also says sediments are deposited continually in a river it impedes the flow so as the mountains are more stable than the plains. Another great piece o ...

(1 pages) 303 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Australian Outback

f sleep, the animals start to appear from their sleeping holes in the underground the sun casts its rivers of sun light over the land, birds start to flock together and fly over crystal clear rivers r ... bove which are filled with noise of frogs singing and fish swimming and playing in the ever flowing rivers.The winds blow over the rolling sand dunes that appear like waves of the oceans that surround ...

(2 pages) 309 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rhetorical Analysis of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

this passage portrays the continuous, elegant motion of the raft while Huck and Jim travel down the river. "Two or three days and nights went by; I reckon I might say they swum by; they slid along so ... quiet and smooth and lovely." The metaphoric diction in this sentence combines the movement of the river with the element of time to create the feeling of a peaceful, undisturbed journey. Since Huck ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Religion in "The River" by O'Connor

In ?The River?, O?Connor tells a story of a young child, ignored by his parents, finding meaning in a preach ... ?Connor tells a story of a young child, ignored by his parents, finding meaning in a preacher and a river. The story blatantly expresses that the only real value in life is through the chosen path of ... igion and that there is a ?Father in Heaven? who loves him. He is then baptized and dunked into the river and then told that now he "counts" whereas he ?didn?t ever count before?. He was baptized as B ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What causes flooding?

What causes flooding?Riverine flooding occurs in relatively low-lying areas adjacent to streams and rivers. In the flat i ... tion may occur because of a storm surge, tsunami, or a high tide coinciding with higher than normal river levels. Storm surges are most commonly caused by tropical cyclones. Tsunamis are triggered by ... g water - you may get swept away or be struck by an object in the water.Don't walk on sea defenses, riverbanks or cross river bridges if possible - they may collapse in extreme situations or you may b ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Water Pollution

d needs the good environment. People should protect our homestead. Society is focus on pollution in river all over the world. As we know water is spring of life. We can't live without it, and water in ... the development of modern agriculture and industry, more and more waste water is being poured into rivers. It has caused serious pollution. The river is becoming so dirty that no living things can li ...

(3 pages) 36 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

FactFile

The Formation of Meanders and Ox-Bow Lakes Varun Tumuluru Arvian Hesketh Carlotta Paone 10/02/14 1 River Landforms: FIGURE 1: RIVER LANDFORMS1 Figure 1 depicts the various different landforms that a ... FIGURE 1: RIVER LANDFORMS1 Figure 1 depicts the various different landforms that a formed across a river basin, and from the source to the mouth can include tributaries; confluences; deltas; levees; ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays