Essays Tagged: "streets of new york"

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

th Phoebe and Mr. Antolini have left him feeling completely lonely and alienated. As he wanders the streets of New York, he looks at children and prays to Allie to keep him from disappearing as the du ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Seeing Is Believing.

was the only side worth seeing to him. Getting by off of disability checks and what ever the bitter streets of New York offered up. He made his way around with his red tipped feeling stick and dark sh ... hangin' slim?" or "What's the word on the dirty bird?" He was defiantly a flash from the past. The streets use to be familiar place, but in this ever-changing world, Hustler found it hard keeping up. ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


d Rabbits and Plug Uglies. Jewish gangs began to rise with the Monk Eastman Gang who terrorized the streets of New York. ( the Early 1900s New York would see one ...

(6 pages) 187 2 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparative Essay: Subaru Impreva VS. Lancer Evolution: Tuned 'n' Turbo'd

s coming to our shores, one of our editors was so elated he said he felt like "'running through the streets of New York City in my underwear, shouting, 'The Evo is coming! The Evo is coming!" Should y ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Critical essay describing the theme and stylistic elements used by Ayn Rand in "The Fountainhead" with bibliography

ess his own truths makes him incapable of destruction despite the efforts of the people. Set in the streets of New York in the 1920s during the age of the skyscraper, the novel conveys the effort to r ...

(9 pages) 115 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Al capone

ldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to knowing his environment. Capone was not ve ... give Capone control of his new alcohol distributing operations. (Allsop 56)Al Capone's mob ran the streets of Chicago. While Capone's street mob was at its peak, it had over 1,000 members and half of ...

(6 pages) 40 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Jean-Michel Basquiat American Painter

sts to have achieved international recognition. Graduating from subway walls to canvas and from the streets of New York to the galleries of SoHo, the artist and his work will forever remain a mystery ... able to fulfill his son's need for nurturing and recognition. To fill the void, Jean-Michel hit the streets of New York at a young age where art became an outlet for his anger and empty childhood. Als ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Elements of the film Taxi Driver

y of a post-Vietnam veteran Travis Bickle, a loner suffering from insomnia, was driving in the mean streets of New York City, and was slipping slowly into isolation and violent misanthropy.Camera U ... ainst the black background. Then the mist expanded. From Travis Bickle's eyes, we can feel that the streets full of the neon-lit were like a hell, strange and horrible. Then he found a job to drive a ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Violence in the media and how it effects young children.

famous morning. Our sense of security and impenetrable protection crashed 110 stories to the shaken streets of New York City. We watched with shock and horror, disbelief and grief as the images were r ... ing victims. We were shown images of the wounded victims and of the unimaginable destruction in the streets of New York. Our expeditious system of mass media provided us with an immediate window to th ...

(7 pages) 166 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How the NYC made me who I'm Today

American civil liberties activist Jerry Ruben once said, "Every person on the streets of New York is a type. The city is one big theater where everyone is on display."I am proud ... om peoples imaginations instantly begin to conjure up visions of movie stars, skyscrapers, and busy streets.As a native of New York City I have been able to witness its majesty first hand. I know what ...

(1 pages) 19 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Taxi Driver Movie Review Film Studies The essay is about 500 words

or Martin Scorsese had established himself as a promising filmmaker with his breakthrough film Mean Streets a few years earlier, but with Taxi Driver he exploded onto the scene as a thrilling visionar ... er been used better. Through cinematographer Michael Chapman, his camera glides through the hellish streets of New York with the same detached menace as Travis played by Robert De Niro, always adding ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The 1863 Draft Riots: New York City Under Siege

obs interrupted enforcement of the first federal conscription and struggled with authorities on the streets of New York City. What began as a demonstration against the draft expanded into a sweeping a ... n did not realize that both the Conscription Act and Emancipation would create such problems on the streets of New York City. Lincoln's attempts to use moral issues with the Emancipation Proclamation ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Brief Analysis on Maggie from Stephen Crane's Maggie,Girl of the Streets

The cruel reality of poverty is examined in Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl on the Streets. In it, Maggie Johnson, born in the rough streets of New York, dreams of having a better lif ... elieved that her dreams were becoming tangible, with the aid of Pete, she ultimately returns to the streets and is destroyed by them. Throughout the novel, the birth and demise of Maggie's search for ... ement district, a pretty girl" (16). She also possessed inner beauty, which was equally rare in the streets, shown by her love for her brothers and her benevolent nature. The fact that was raised in a ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aaron Burr's Influence on the American Political System

icture was in every federal household. A magnificent float bearing his name was paraded through the streets of New York in celebration of the great event of the adoption of the constitution. His party ...

(18 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Journey Essay

Whereas this escape released Holden from social responsibility and freed him to wander through the streets of New York aimlessly, Tom and Huck were burdened with a purpose. Huck's duty was to deliver ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

America Under Attack

America Under Attack On September 11, 2001 the streets of New York were soaked in ash, streams of tears fled down peoples cheeks, and the courageou ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“Orphan Trains”

e organization to provide homes and a better way of life, for orphans and neglected children on the streets of New York. Charles Loring Brace, who was a young minister in New York, founded the Orphan ... young minister in New York, founded the Orphan Trains (1855-1929). The children were taken off the streets of New York (many whom had no homes), and brought to the Midwest to be adopted.The children ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


cended through eras of "Beatles " to the "Elvis". Rock has survived its punk era in the streets of New York and Europe in the 70's. Rock is not the spiky hared, leather wearing, tattoo-bea ...

(3 pages) 407 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


t dies at the extremely young age of twenty-eight years. He lived penniless and malnourished on the streets of New York City. He also became world renown virtually overnight during his years in Europe ...

(3 pages) 418 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Key

Bessie Popkin. Throughout the story the importance of setting is stressed out as the apartment, the streets of New York City, the supermarket and the church carry an essential role due to the fact it ... showing us the importance of how much she values her "safe place." As Bessie gets out on the streets which became "noisier and filthier form day to day" and changed "since Sam died" ...

(1 pages) 2086 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers