Essays Tagged: "sidewalks"

Why Are the Homeless Homeless? - a satire.

d every day, people are starting to ask why there arestill homeless people in the alleys and on the sidewalks of this country.This seems to be an ever haunting problem even though it would be so easy ...

(3 pages) 261 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Convict Lake" A true story about an adventurous day-hike in the Mammoth Lakes area.

al creeks and rivers, many of which contain arsenic. In the winter, Mammoth is a skier's haven. The sidewalks will soon be heated, due to some new construction. This story takes place at the end of su ...

(6 pages) 154 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Common Life

After reading "The Common Life," and "The Uses of Sidewalks," it is easy to see that the main idea in both essays is security. The question that arise ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Concrete finishers job out line

place and finish the concrete. They may also color concrete surfaces, expose aggregate in walls and sidewalks, or fabricate concrete beams, columns, and panels. First the finisher set forms to hold th ...

(2 pages) 54 2 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

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

All runaways wear dresses, long green ones,18. the color you would think shame was. We scrub19. the sidewalks down because it's shameful work.20. Our brushes cut the stone in watered arcs21. and in th ... ther as a team. It shows to the others that at least they have tried to return home."We scrub / the sidewalks down because it's shameful work" (18-19). The runaways can only feel disgrace in front of ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Report on How Escalators Work.

rting a lot of people over a short distance. A specialized form of the escalator is moving ramps or sidewalks (travelators). These travelators move people and materials horizontally.History:The Escala ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Black Elements in Taxi Driver

fe. The life of loneliness pursues me wherever I go: in bars, cars, coffee shops, theaters, stores, sidewalks. There is no escape. I am god's lonely man."(Travis Bickle, "Taxi Driver") These sad words ...

(6 pages) 55 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

WWII and its Effect on the Rise of Superpowers

r there is never a dull moment. Cars and trucks fill the four lane highways, while people crowd the sidewalks of huge cities, filled with massive skyscrapers, bustling shops and lavish penthouses. Sto ...

(17 pages) 97 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Unsafe driving

terest of the roads safety. The teen boys keep driving through red traffic light. They drive on the sidewalks anytime there are traffic jams. They don't concede about the safety belts and they rarely ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Description / Observation Paper "A Day at the Races" Creative Writting

wursts, hot dogs, nachos, pizza, and French fries were in the air. Fans were stretched out down the sidewalks attempting to get their snacks and refreshments before the event started. Others would ope ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Italians of Italy. By Nicole Teller

I want them to smile at me. Those 'nonnas' whom I pass on sidewalks. They are everywhere, wearing babushkas and black podiatric shoes, carrying groceries. I p ... ,I seek this out. But when I got to Italy-- people don't do this. They don't smile at each other on sidewalks. Or--am I missing something? Maybe they don't see me. Maybethey are turned off by my blue ... diot president.Mama mia!I try to put myself in the imaginations of old ladies as I pass them on the sidewalks. Maybe if I can understand them, they will see me. But what if they think it'sbrazen for m ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Don't Be a Victim

e walking. Stay alert to your surroundings and the people in the area. During darkness, use lighted sidewalks and parking lots for your travels and avoid shortcuts on unlit paths or secluded areas. Al ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Moments in Time

ight grows on, the temperature drops well below freezing. The rain becomes ice as it settles on the sidewalks.In a dark alley a shadowy figure waits for the prey to appear. Hiding amongst trash lined ...

(2 pages) 20 1 4.2 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Running - What it Means to Me

matter what mood I am in. Whether my life is tough and frustrating, or as smooth as the streets and sidewalks with which I am so familiar, I can always run.The intrinsic and extrinsic rewards of the s ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A Vignette: Tick, Tock, Boom!

e hotel anytime in the next hour would be hoping for a miracle. Typical London, I thought. Even the sidewalks have rush hours. I decided that despite all the warnings my parents had given me of walkin ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Advertising In Our Life

minutes. It shows people from various nations skateboarding and everywhere wearing SB dunk. On the sidewalks in Los Angeles, the skateboarders use the grinding rails to slide with skateboards. In New ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Stuff

the church to give a confession to the priest.The author implied when he said "the snow touched the sidewalks, then his eyelids, and then his heart?" that the snow made him feel warm inside with a goo ... the church to give a confession to the priest.The author implied when he said "the snow touched the sidewalks, then his eyelids, and then his heart?" that the snow made him feel warm inside with a goo ...

(13 pages) 345 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Site Plan Description:architecture

of land, elevation of property corner and contour lines, meridian arrow, any landscaping, streets, sidewalks, driveways, location of utilities, easements of utilities and drainage, well, septic tank, ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The City That I Love: Amsterdam

for many different reasons. First of all, Amsterdam is a very beautiful city. When you walk on the sidewalks you just can't stop admiring all of the beautiful houses and buildings. Windows and awning ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.1 Jul/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Poverty in the Philippines : Housing Projects

s. The squatters live anywhere possible – by the rails, riverside, under the bridge or even on sidewalks. We see them often but we don’t pay attention to their numbers. These squatters were ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays