Essays Tagged: "Road"

Experiences and Adventures as a Hoboe

In the novel, The Road by Jack London, London writes about his experiences and adventures as one of the hoboes. London ...

(4 pages) 20 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Line by Line Analysis of The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,The key word here is "two". Throughout our lives we constantly face ... d tuit"! We DO run out of time.I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood and I --Sometime down the line we may look back and reflect upon this. We m ...

(2 pages) 79 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A discursive essay on car usage

valuable space that could be used for other purposes such as recreational parks or better housing. Roads also spoil the natural landscape in the countryside and destroy wildlife habitats.Another disa ... e for many deaths and injuries in crashes. In 1999, twelve thousand people were killed on Britain's roads alone, that's enough to fill 300 jumbo jets.My final point to the down side of cars is that th ...

(2 pages) 38 1 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Life Is A Journey Compare and Contrast how life is a journey. Comparing 2 works of literature you read in the summer.

ay we think about the people who influence us as well as the world around us. Jack Kerouac's On the Road, is a great example of the theme "life is a journey". This novel is about two characters, Sal P ... n bringing out the truth and he would receive his justice.There are many different themes in On the Road, but life is a journey is the strongest theme in this novel. By reading the title alone this th ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Jack Kerouac, Father of the Beat Generation?

marijuana. Kerouac was finally published again seven years later with his most famous work, On the Road. Kerouac, with the help of his friend Gary Snyder, turned to Buddhism for enlightenment. He lat ... clothes and food. Of course he spent most of his earnings on drugs and the like. As shown in On the Road, Sal (the character modeled after Kerouac) was just a wanderer. He hitchhiked wherever he went. ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Car Crash

use that night but he lived about an hour away. That is a long drive especially in the cold and the roads were icy that night. We decided on picking up some beer so we had something to drink at are fr ... dn't feel our toes even in the warm car. But that did not stop us. As we were driving I noticed the roads were a little slippery. I did not say anything I don't know why I guess I was looking forward ...

(2 pages) 37 0 1.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Drivers ed

water (which can be more than a gallon every few seconds) and is slowly having its contact with the road and traction reduced. It is important in these situations to remain calm. The biggest mistakes ... likelihood of a larger problem occurring. This brings me to another possibly more dangerous road condition which is extreme cold and snow. Snow and ice are more common in higher elevations and ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Jack Kerouac's "On The Road."

selves, as he wrote about his rebellious adventures across the US in his controversial book "On The Road."Jack Kerouac, the acclaimed father of the Beat Movement, is probably the most predominant figu ... mic their personalitiesin his writings, disguised as fictional characters. For instance, in "On the Road", he based Dean Moriarty off of another beat friend, Neal Cassidy. This circle of friends, who ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparative commentary: Flann O'Brien's novel "The Third Policeman" and "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac

B is an extract from Flann O'Brien's novel "The Third Policeman", and it deals with an old country road and ponders the role of different kinds of roads and where they might lead. The text is probabl ... rtain, and that is accomplished by using bathos-style writing. Something as common as a narrow, old road in the middle of hills is brought to life and a mysterious and intriguing atmosphere is created ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kerouac and Tyler, "On the Road" and "Saint Maybe" - Comparison and critique

nce (and gain general wisdom-experience from) a single specific momentary event." In novels "On the Road" and "Saint Maybe", by Jack Kerouac and Anne Tyler, the authors stress upon life as a set of ex ... e sky above waiting to swallow one alive, a gleefully roaring engine burning hungrily in front, the road and its devils grinning wickedly below, Jack Kerouac's characters go flying off randomly along ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Close Reading of a Passage in Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"

hing to do with the miserably wearing split-up and my feeling that everything was dead."From On the Road by Jack KerouacThe above passage is limited to the first two sentences of Kerouac's "On the Roa ... important relationship with a person named Dean. This proves to be a key part in the rest of On the Road as much of the plot involves Dean and all of it involves the narrator.The diction of the passag ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Annoying Drivers

ether it is on the city streets, highways, or interstates, there is an insanity of travelers on the roads. At this very moment millions of horns are blaring, tires are screeching, and accidents are ha ... t other drivers. They are almost non-existent to him or her. They will read every advertisement and road sign, besides not hesitating to pull over for a snapshot or two. This carefree, roaming motoris ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Criticism in Short St

American Criticism Nineteen-Fifty-Five by Alice Walker and On the Road by Langston Hughes both use a wide variety of implicit and explicit criticisms of American soci ... s racism, hypocrisy and discrimination. These examples are especially prevalent in the story On the Road. Hughes gives an image that focuses on looks and money, instead of feeling and good spirit. The ... criticism in American society has progressed in many ways. In Langston Hughes' story On the Road, there are quite a few examples of explicit criticism. This will be illustrated with a series o ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jack Kerouac And The Beat Movement

ovement.One of the most important works produced during the beat movement was Jack Kerouac's On The Road. In the novel Jack Kerouac's alter ego Sal Paradise represents the American man who realizes he ... San Francisco and stopped everywhere in between. He made this trip over and over, constantly on the road. The simple title of the novel exemplifies Kerouac's ongoing need to travel. When he and his fr ...

(4 pages) 493 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Elderly Drviers

low reaction time that can make for a hazardous driver. There are already enough bad drivers on the roads without the elderly, who in my opinion are the worst culprits of bad driving. I have had my fa ... she realized I was at a stop. While I'm not suggesting that we kick all the elderly drivers off the road, I believe something should be done about the elderly who are unfit to drive. This idea ...

(3 pages) 411 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Elderly Drviers

low reaction time that can make for a hazardous driver. There are already enough bad drivers on the roads without the elderly, who in my opinion are the worst culprits of bad driving. I have had my fa ... she realized I was at a stop. While I'm not suggesting that we kick all the elderly drivers off the road, I believe something should be done about the elderly who are unfit to drive. This idea ...

(3 pages) 334 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Forester Nature of Work A forester aid (also called forestry

$24,800. Research positions earn about $42,900.Related occupations Supervisors of timber sales and road building crews. Environmentalist and plant and land researchers.

(1 pages) 694 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Butterfly Effect

atches the early bus, she could make it in time for the evening movie. She strides forward onto the road, absorbed in her thoughts, towards the bus bay on the other side of the street. A car horn soun ... of the car, he gets in behind the wheel of his car once more, starts the engine, and drives off.The roads are, by this time, largely deserted. He takes note of this, and puts on speed. It is a 60km-pe ...

(5 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Jack Kerouac - Reshaping the Boundaries of Freedom -Compare the main characters from On the Road and Easy Rider

es of FreedomThis paper deals with the comparison of the main characters from Jack Kerouac's On the Road and Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider as far as the similarities and differences of their aims, way of ... w words to the periods of the 20th century the protagonists were living in. The time span of On the Road is three years, starting in 1947, and the film Easy Rider takes place in 1969. In general or ro ...

(2 pages) 1364 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Cultural Context Essay: The Beat Generation

On the Road, by Jack Kerouac was considered to be the first beat novel. The lifestyle of the beats is expla ... eam norms. The two main characters in the novel Dean and Sal both go against normal society. On the Road was written during a time when mainstream society was into materialistic possessions. The avera ... ivers, two young blond farmers from Minnesota, were picking up every single soul they found on that road-the most smiling, cheerful couple of handsome bumpkins you could ever wish to see, both wearing ...

(4 pages) 13 1 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative