Essays Tagged: "summer morning"


It was a gorgeous summer morning as I, my brother David, sisterMarcia, mom, dad, and baby girl were traveling home to ... ovoking discussion regarding the strengths and weaknesses of thehighly educational hit movie of the summer, Independence Day. The movieanswered the question: Are we alone in the Universe? with a loud ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.5 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Explore the way Shirley Jackson uses symbolism in "The Lottery" to develop theme.

necessity for people to examine traditions.The story commences with a false innocence: A beautiful summer morning, a tiny little uncivilized village. Everyone in the village knows each other well. In ... es if they can live or die is controlled by the lottery.In addition, every year in the lottery, Mr. Summers, the official of the ritual takes out a black box which contains the folded slips for people ...

(2 pages) 193 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson is a tale of disturbing evilness.

t hint that something strange is happening is in the second paragraph . After Jackson describes the summer morning, she alternates to the children gathering in the Village Square, but they are acting ...

(2 pages) 144 4 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A creative piece of writing about an important experince in my life.

ing without the preceding event. This is why I find it odd.From what I've been told, it was a still summer morning. With the sun just beginning to edge over the horizon the inevitable squawking of the ...

(2 pages) 120 2 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My kitchen.

front of the sink. The large sink always reminds me of some funny times I had while using it.One summer morning I was washing the disgusting dishes and I noticed that some of the water fell onto th ...

(2 pages) 33 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This essay is an analyzation of the short story There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury. Outside research was an option and those sources are included.

may one day help us, technology for example, may another day destroy us.The story opens on a serene summer morning. One house is left standing after a huge disaster, probably of some nuclear force, de ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

On Human Rights in The Lottery and The Hangman

y by Shirley Jackson.In The Lottery, a small town somewhere in the country gathers on a warm, early-summer morning to carry out their annual lottery. Selection takes place with the head of each family ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Descriptive Essay - Favorite Place

My favorite place is sitting on my back porch on an early summer morning. The smallconcrete back porch sits in the back of my home near the woods and the gard ... pleasantmix of last night's barbeque and old charcoal. Freshly brewed coffee and the sharp smellof summer also mix in the air. Sitting on the morning dew damp chairs and listening tothe wind as it br ... and seek. The trees are large and close together as they slap in the wind. Crisp airhas a smell of summer flowers and lilac. The white tin metal building stands on the edgeof the woods. The squirrels ...

(3 pages) 183 0 2.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Year Round Schools

Lazy summer days spent with friends, at the pool, or sitting around watching television. All of these ima ... vacation off from school. But for the other 4% of United States students, they are waking up every summer morning to go to school (Wildavsky, 1999, p.53). Year-Round Schools seems to be the answer to ... s of overcrowded schools, to help students retain the knowledge they would normally lose during the summer break, and to bring numerous improvements to all school systems that use it.Overcrowded schoo ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hesterâ€"the Heroine

The story begins when Hester appears from the darkness of a rusted jail cell into the stale, damp summer morning. In her arms, she cradles the product of her sin"”Pearl. Hester Prynne is a woma ...

(6 pages) 564 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers