Essays Tagged: "Santa Claus"

"My Oedipus Complex" by Frank O'Connor. Point of view essay. Includes other elements of a story such as theme.

t when his father arrives unexpectedly on his visits from the war. His "pleasant musty smell" and "Santa Claus entrances and exits" intrigue him. As long as his daily routines are uninterrupted, he ...

(1 pages) 9472 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Descriptive essay on Santa Claus

who has touched the hearts and souls of many children, is Saint Nicholas. St. Nick, better known as Santa Claus, is notorious for bringing gifts to children that are in need. Known for having a huge b ... or bringing gifts to children that are in need. Known for having a huge belly and a gigantic heart, Santa Claus brings hope to kids who are hopeless and smiles to those who have lost theirs. While snu ...

(2 pages) 199 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Loss of Innocence - Describes how young people lose innocence in relation to the short story "Eve in Darkness".

s been known to the world since the Garden of Eden. In life we discover many things as we age. That Santa Claus doesn't exist or that the Easter bunny and the Tooth Fairy are not real. Likewise we dis ...

(5 pages) 45 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a breif essay about the characteristics of the toothfairy.

iry, from her known characteristics. She is not affiliated with any known religion, in the way that Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny are associated with Christianity (although their origins seem to pr ... esumably not be restricted to visiting Christian children. This gives her a much greater range than Santa Claus. She does not need to visit all children in one night, once per year (as Santa Claus doe ...

(2 pages) 20 1 3.0 Mar/2003

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

The reasons why Christmas is overrated, in paragraph format.

is one: "I can't stand the Christmas season. First they start calling it Xmas, then you've got this Santa fellow who is basically a middle-man between the toy companies and the gullible family that bu ... onal segment, of the population, however, fear not. The Christmas season is still a magical time.1. Santa Claus - Sure he's gotten a bad rap, but what harm does he honestly do? What, pray tell, is wro ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Close reading and analysis of "My Oedipus Complex" by Frank O'Connor

on when his father arrives unexpectedly on his visits from the war. His "pleasant musty smell" and "Santa Claus entrances and exits" interest him. As long as his daily routines with his mother are uni ...

(2 pages) 30799 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Short Review of Santa Clause 2.

Santa Clause 2When I think of Tim Allen, I think of Tim "The Tool Man Taylor" in the very humorous s ... en, I think of Tim "The Tool Man Taylor" in the very humorous sitcom, Home Improvement. The role of Santa Claus was a real stretch for me because of his comedy forte. I was pleasantly surprised by his ... was a real stretch for me because of his comedy forte. I was pleasantly surprised by his wit in The Santa Clause. He made the story of becoming the rosy cheeked, white bearded, magical man quite enjoy ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Influence One Can Have.

e didn't look exactly intriguing. Actually, the first thing that crossed my mind when I saw him was Santa Claus. As the rest of the class came in, we all settled down, and the Christmas legend look-al ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Literary Analysis Essay - Alistair MacLeod's short story, "To Everything There Is a Season"

as he feels he is trapped in between two sides; childhood and adolescence. Reluctance of changing, "Santa Claus",Growing up is a lifelong process that is inevitable for everyone. Most of the time, we ... hor tried to hold onto his past by perceiving himself as the "innocent" child who still believes in Santa Claus. However, in the end he realized that no matter how hard he tries to stay as a child, ti ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Santa Claus is an idea that should be abolished.. Written from a Christian's point of view.

Throughout the ages, Santa Clause has been regarded as the symbol of Christmas. Depicted as an old man with a potbelly an ... e of the season. The stories went that if you were good throughout the year, then on Christmas Eve, Santa would come to your house and give you presents. Although this story is nice to tell younger ch ... ounger children who are misbehaving, it does not apply to our society as a whole.Today, the idea of Santa Claus has gone through mass commercialization. During Christmas time, you can't walk into Wal- ...

(4 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Knowing Gods Will

button ready to use whenever we have a question? He is not there for our convenience, neither is He Santa Claus, with nothing better to do than stuff presents down our chimneys. Though we are His chil ...

(19 pages) 102 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Does God exist?

ythical. In other words, I do not believe in God for the very same reasons that I do not believe in Santa Claus.The belief of God began many millions of years ago, when he supposedly created the world ...

(3 pages) 92 3 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Review of Polar Express with tom hanks

otion-capture performance (though not the voice) for Hero Boy, a child who has ceased to believe in Santa Claus. On Christmas Eve, he awakes--or does he?--to the thundering sound of the Polar Express, ... hinery of Christmas. Ultimately, the ever-gear-shifting film resembles the Conductor's remark about Santa's multitudinous elves: "Well-oiled machine." I'm just an old-fashioned humanoid kind of guy, so sue me.

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Canterbury Tales

e Franklin by saying that white as a daisy-petal was his beard. Of course as we all know very well, Santa Claus is a man who is known for his signature long white beard. Although, the author gives no ... us, high-coloured, fleshy, good-natured fellow, with many desires and capacities. As we think about Santa, we conjured up the images of a very jolly, festive, and overall content fellow which seems to ...

(2 pages) 373 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Near Death Experiences

different images of people and talking to an individual who has varied from Jesus to Elvis and even Santa Claus. Out-of-body experiences are common too during NDE's, in some cultures. (Jaegers 159-16 ... consciousness she said she saw her mother and brother being led away by a man she said looked like "Santa Claus". Ashley wanted to go with her mother and brother, but was told she could not by the ...

(6 pages) 412 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Near Death Experinces

different images of people and talking to an individual who has varied from Jesus to Elvis and even Santa Claus. Out-of-body experiences are common too during NDE's, in some cultures. (Jaegers 159-16 ... consciousness she said she saw her mother and brother being led away by a man she said looked like "Santa Claus". Ashley wanted to go with her mother and brother, but was told she could not by the ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christmas in Singapore

“Sale!” or “Half-Price!” Adding to the festive cheer was a gargantuan statue of Santa Claus situated in the middle of the shopping centre. All around it were beaming children who t ... ed in the middle of the shopping centre. All around it were beaming children who took pictures with Santa, toddlers who were salivating and producing sounds of delight, and of course, the annoyed pare ...

(1 pages) 495 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Definition Essay on Ignorance

orance of things they cannot accurately comprehend yet may be beneficial. I have always believed in Santa Claus until I caught my parents slipping presents into my Christmas socks. I was shell shocked ... ping presents into my Christmas socks. I was shell shocked when I witnessed that my parents were no Santa Claus and Santa Claus indeed did not exist. I cried. I cried because my parents were liars. I ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Worn Path

ks her to not continue her journey because he thinks that she embarks her long journey just to meet Santa Claus at the town. This shows that the hunter is indeed a racist.�BIBLIOGRAPHYeNotes. ( ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers