Essays Tagged: "roofs"

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

sants going to town to sell their goods at market looked in awe at the town houses with their tiled roofs, and the busy teahouses (Williams, B., 1996, pg.27). For the people who lived in the countrysi ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

'Misery' by Antov Chekhov

lazily about the street lamps, which have just been lighted, and lying in a thin soft layer on the roofs, horses' backs, shoulders, caps.' (30) The picture portrayed is that of dull, gloomy, sludge a ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Design of Greek and Roman Theatres

varied from theatre to theatre. They varied from open-air to roofed, both columned and free-spanned roofs. The versatility of uses of these auditoriums varied from holding sports events to speakers an ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.2 Mar/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

A description of an abandoned factory near my house. Great for creative writing classes. Very descriptive.

ce was once teeming with life, but now it is all but empty.From this spot I can see everything. The roofs of seven abandoned buildings create an industrial skyline from where I sit. A bulldozer stands ...

(1 pages) 146 3 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Volvo's Bear Foot Misstep.

whereby a monster truck which because of its size was given the name "Bear Foot", rode atop of the roofs of cars lined in its path, one of which was a Volvo. The oversized truck crushed all the other ... n Vermont.Employment of the Triple Font Theory shows:The Act: Monster truck riding atop the roofs of cars lined up in its pathThe Intention: to deceive consumers by giving a false imag ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anazazi Indians

in shelters made of poles and adobe mud, the caves and shelters they lived in had special pits with roofs that they used to store food.The Anasazi developed their agriculture to such a level that farm ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Great Depression-Depression of the 1930's

o live on the outskirts of their hometowns in crates and literal holes in the ground with sheets as roofs. The Depression changed many people of it's time and left a mark on them forever. No longer wo ...

(3 pages) 103 3 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

"Eveline" A Different View

to the field where they used to play, where they are now building "bright brick houses with shining roofs" (177). As Eveline gazes out, her mind goes to a place where she is no longer barred by her fa ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gift of a thousand worlds Part 10

de there was a bed for sleeping, a table and three chairs, and a small chargeable TV. The walls and roofs had boards nailed onto them to keep the shed from collapsing and some weird items were hung on ...

(2 pages) 137 3 3.5 Jun/2004

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

The Worst Job In South Philly

cruel yet inescapable fact of life is that most of us--and, most regrettably, I--must work to keep roofs over our heads and food on our tables. My efforts to satisfy these of life's basic demands hav ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Saigon.

Loc Canal's rotten stink, afraid to disturb the seemingly secret lives underneath these make-shift roofs. A pair of eyes twinkled in the blue haze of the morning, curiously peering from within the ge ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

This is an essay about Hurricane Charley and the effect it had on me.

Trees down every where, houses crushed, roofs gone, thousands of people without power, cars damaged, people dieing. Hurricane Charley was pe ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Nothing compares to Friendship.

d, friends for lifeand death. We grew up together, shared good and bad times together,walked on the roofs of houses together, counted stars in the sky togetherand thought about rainbow chasing togethe ...

(3 pages) 54 2 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Orwell 1984

g, except the posters that were plastered everywhere." (p4) - Helicopters skimming down between the roofs, a sign of the police patrol, snooping into people's windows. (p4) - Rocket bombs exploding in ...

(6 pages) 9 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physical Destruction Of Hiroshima

ere ripped out. Underground air raid shelters that were within ½ mile of the blast had their roofs cave in. Multi-story concrete buildings that were less than a mile from the blast were complet ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Stuff

priest's living quarters are. It is Christmas Eve a few minutes before midnight. Outside there are roofs and streetlights engulfed by a snowstorm. In the entry to the church there is a tall mirror in ... priest's living quarters are. It is Christmas Eve a few minutes before midnight. Outside there are roofs and streetlights engulfed by a snowstorm. In the entry to the church there is a tall mirror in ...

(13 pages) 300 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Barrio Boy and The Joy Luck Club

d to start from scratch and ask for favors from other family members if they could stay under their roofs. In Amy Tan's book, Lena one of the immigrant's child is only 10 years old when her father is ...

(4 pages) 976 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leguins omelas

ory. We are initially given to a blissful, almost jubilant, Omelas. We picture the "houses with red roofs and painted walls, between old moss-grown gardens and under avenues of trees." We aren't given ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Suspenseful

ht. The piercing wind breathed heavily through the city and the tiny droplets of rain danced on the roofs of every building like a concert of tap dancers. All were asleep cozy in their beds. Anxiously ...

(3 pages) 315 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Overpopulation

slim to none, what can we do? In Tokuyo the population is so large that the have cemeteries on the roofs of people homes. The schools are getting very crowded, I know from own experience in my school ... et you didn?t know that in Tokyo the population is so large that the cemeteries are on top of there roofs. We asked people what they thought about overpopulation and this is what they said, Alex said ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues