Essays Tagged: "Runaways"

A look at Huckleberry Finn and the many themes being portrayed through the book

of lying and keeps the reader turning the page piling on one fiction after another. Just before the runaways get started, Huck visits a neighboring town to get information and encounters a farmer's wi ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How Should We Treat The Homeless

a person to be homeless, and some ofthem should be treated differently from others. I feel that the runaways and drugaddicts don't deserve as much as the unemployed and war veteran types. But I feelin ...

(2 pages) 137 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Essay on Huck Finn, by Mark Twain. Relationship between Huck and Jim was nothing more than an alliance of two people, who run away from the society for one simple reason - to be free.

ssippi River, meeting new people and lots of exciting adventures on their way. Jim and Huck are two runaways that stick together only to survive, and their relationship can hardly be called a friendsh ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kill and Let Live: Ending of the Green River Murders (an expository essay)

For the past 19 years the slayings of runaways and prostitutes in the Green River area of Washington State has been the largest unsolved s ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Gary Leon Ridgeway: The green river killer (bibliography included)

They called it the Night of the Living Dead, a procession of streetwalkers, drug dealers, johns and runaways." "This is where Gary Leon Ridgway grew up, and where he always returned." Gary's father, T ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dreams Of The Past: An Explication of Louise Erdrich's Poem "Indian Boarding School: The Runaways"

e a wing of long insults. The worn-down welts16. of ancient punishments lead back and forth.17. All runaways wear dresses, long green ones,18. the color you would think shame was. We scrub19. the side ... ate old injuries, the spines of names and leaves.Louise Erdrich's poem "Indian Boarding School: The Runaways" reads like a short story of Native American children dreaming of past experiences in their ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An original play that is a take off on Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Wendy:runaway girl with lots of family problems SarahPete: Wendy's cousin who houses runaways AlexWill:Wendy's 5 year old brother JackoTravis:Wendy's 8 year old brother ChadMom:Wendy's ... ok:I'm Tom Hook from the Child Protection Agency. I have reason to believe that Pete Pan is housing runaways with the help of Tina Bell. Is he here?Wendy:No. I'm sorry, but he's not available right no ...

(6 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Youth Delinquency

Youth delinquency includes theft, runaways, assault, obstructing justice, disorderly conduct, trespass, ungovernable, weapons, burglar ...

(5 pages) 191 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Types of Pirates: Buccaneer, Corsair, and Privateer.

e French word boucanier, were pirates who were stationed in the Caribbean. They consisted mostly of runaways, fugitives, and seamen who deserted their crew. These pirates often hunted wild boar and ox ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Teen Runaways: Should We Force Them Home?

y do have rights, but those rights are not licenses to destroy future opportunities." (Crosby, Teen Runaways p. 161) When battling the issue of teen runaways, we must first address reasons that prompt ... very evil that they are trying to escape. What we must take into account are situations where teen runaways are nothing more than juvenile delinquents seeking to gain that extra bit of elusive freedo ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Joan Jett: A Biography

Los Angeles, California. Initially he was asked to meet and produce what turned out to be the last Runaways album, Joan's former band. The Runaways were a group of five teeneage girls from Southern C ... band. The Runaways were a group of five teeneage girls from Southern California formed by Jett and Runaways drummer Sandy West. Commercial success eluded the band in America, but they found massive s ...

(10 pages) 17 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers


nted are the ones who get emergency help or treatment for drug abuse. About seventy percent of teen runaways have been physically and/or sexually abused. Some teens are often kicked out of their home ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays

With Every Passing Day

Teen Runaways in Huckleberry Finn With every passing day, more teens resolve their problems with the urge ... very passing day, more teens resolve their problems with the urge of simply packing up and leaving. Runaways are not confined to a specific group or set of people; in fact, runaways come from every cl ... most suitable choice for a comparison to runaway youth. Twain intimately investigates the dilemmas runaways face, through the situations and experiences Huckleberry Finn (the main character) is force ...

(3 pages) 280 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homeless Youth

homeless youth. The US Department of Justice found that at least 500,000 youth under age 18 become runaways and throwaways each year. Other studies have found that there are 2 to 3 million youth betw ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community