Essays Tagged: "Swimming pool"

Children with Cancer

t would be like to be someone else, doing the activities other children do such as, skipping rocks, swimming in the pool, or playing a game of kickball with the local kids. Instead, she sits in her be ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Autobiographical incident--Tramatic incident of falling in my backyard pool. This is an incident that I had to write about for English.

l, I didn't have much harm done to me other than some water up the nose."Evette, will you PLEASE go swimming with me?" I pleaded."Fine, go get your swimsuit on.""Yeaaaaaaa......!"When I was five years ... wimsuit on.""Yeaaaaaaa......!"When I was five years old, there was nothing more exciting than going swimming with my big sister, Evette. Swimming with my dad was all right, but swimming with Evette wa ...

(4 pages) 93 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare Cheever's mid-life crisis males, Neddy Merrill and Francis Weed. Why or how does Francis survive his period of crisis and Neddy lose all he has been 'swimming' for?

ions. The difference is Francis confronts his problems and comes out even, while Neddy just kept on swimming.When Francis arrives at home after surviving a plane crash he is upset that no one will lis ... n hill, when he crosses the highway which is his descent to a lower class represented as the public swimming pool. Neddy can't explain why he can't turn around and go back, or doesn't want too face re ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Umbrian holiday: A descriptive essay about my family's vacation in Umbria, Italy.

yard,it's fruit beginning to ripen for the autumn harvest. To the west was the owner's houseand our swimming pool. The owner's house was constructed of large beige blocks . Darkwooden shutters covered ... ime. We changed into swimsuits even thought we hadn't even unpacked the caryet, and jumped into the swimming pool. The water was unheated but the coolertemperature didn't seem to matter. My children s ...

(3 pages) 204 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

John Cheever's "The Swimmer".

y "The Swimmer" starts off reasonably enough. The protagonist, Neddy Merrill, is lounging about the swimming pool at the home of his friends, the Westerhazys, when a peculiar thought occurs to him: th ... the home of his friends, the Westerhazys, when a peculiar thought occurs to him: there are so many swimming pools between his current location and his own home eight miles away that he can literally ...

(3 pages) 110 0 2.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pool safety for children and how to ensure that children are safe when playing in backyard pools. it includes government regulations.

Children and water areas:Not only is swimming an activity enjoyed by most young children, but it can be one of the most healthy forms of ... but it can be one of the most healthy forms of recreation. Unfortunately, as most parents know, the swimming pool and surrounding area can pose very real hazards. Children are curious creatures who lo ... arent continuously focusing on the supervision of the children could result in a child incapable of swimming ultimately falling in and drowning. A child can adequately keep themselves above water on t ...

(9 pages) 105 4 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What is the theme of John Cheever's short story, "The Swimmer"?

lly accompanying one much younger than he, attempt to journey home through a cluster of neighboring swimming pools? The answer can be found by a slight stretch of the imagination. Cheever has left roo ... oints to marital problems between the couple, an indication that Ned pays little attention to.A few swimming pools later, time is obviously progressing much faster than Ned is allotting to. "We've bee ...

(3 pages) 92 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Childhood Memories, it is about growing up in Toronto, Ontario and memories from there in.

d, for slight reminders of a populated environment, and the house itself was equipped with a heated swimming pool to the south, a hot tub on the lower floor, and a large American satellite dish. Ah, t ... memory. Since I was able to walk, I have been able to swim. I'm not talking speedboat Olympic style swimming, just the kind that will leave you in the water for hours and hours on end. Even when finis ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Camera Phones

access, too, and is causing concentration everywhere from courtrooms to the change rooms of public swimming pools.The device that surpasses the capacities of even Dick Tracey's wristwatch had been ta ... st month, when the YMCA (young Men's Christian Association) banned their use at one hundred and ten swimming pools and sports centres. The association administers, after complainants that swimmers had ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Profressional Writing

staff. The miscommunication occurred between an individual and myself whose job it is to clean the swimming pool at the facility. Therefore, I will place this communication story under the heading of ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

marketing case study about chestnut ridge country club,recommendations

interested in the golf, the chestnut ridge club has some other sport facilities like tennis courts, swimming pools and it . the club was rated highly in the club house facilities but was low in the nu ... e club was rated highly in the club house facilities but was low in the number of tennis courts and swimming pools which usually attract the different members of the families and even the food prices ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Compare and contrast knowing a friend to knowing how to swim, knowing a scientific theory and knowing a historical period. What conclusions about the nature of knowledge can you reach?

omething like giving knowledge to the person of how to swim, by showing it, basically, knowledge of swimming is floating on the water, not sinking, swim wherever you want and teach this person how to ... on is that of which nothings is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression."Swimming, if person learns how to swim he/she knows how to swim, that is true. A person has a reason ...

(6 pages) 92 0 2.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A loss hard fought is often more valuable than victory.

e more valuable than a victory. In the end you gain more than you bargain for.I have always enjoyed swimming. I go to the pool regularly and feel very free. I jump into the pool thinking that I'm bett ... ther girl comes. I can sense the challenge between us; I fling down the gauntlet and we race. While swimming, I can feel the heat rising in my cheeks and the sweat coming out of my face underwater. I ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Example of school report for facilities

ng a good job in whatever field.Lastly,In conclusion,Yours Faithfully,ZorgLast Friday I went to the swimming pool the school said it owned before I moved here to see what it was like. Well, guys, here ... on-Perfectly sited near an industrial dump. Is a problem because it was nuclear industry before the swimming pool located there, so radiation sometimes forces the pool to close on smoggy days. The roa ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Swimmer" by John Cheever

n short the story reflects, Neddy's surrealistic escape from the loss of his daughters. Also, every swimming pool reflects the different moments of life, sometimes fast and just like a leaf falling fr ...

(1 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sob, Sob, Sob

ids choose not to eat, but to play, play, and play - bounce the ball, throw the dice. Check out the pool. Take a swim. Things they like to do most! So what was it that killed the mood that once made m ...

(1 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

History Of Swimming

The History Of Swimming In this report I'm going to teach you all I know about the history of swimming. Arc ... know about the history of swimming. Archaeological and other evidence had given us the belief that swimming has been practiced as early as 2500 BC. In the earliest time recorded, it took place in Egy ... . In the earliest time recorded, it took place in Egypt, Assyria, Greece, and Rome. In Rome, swimming was part of the education of elementary age boys. The boys had no choice if they wanted to ...

(1 pages) 1032 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Cautious Mind

eight I experienced my first push into the cautious direction. My brother, cousin and I were going swimming. At first I felt delight at the chance of conquering a new challenge. This was due to the f ... arly led to my early death and my watery grave (thank God for life guards). Prior to actually going swimming I believed that swimming was just another challenge for me to over, but following after the ...

(2 pages) 19 1 2.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


apaya, pineapple and coconut, and a wonderful assortment of delicious breads.We had our own private pool where we swam in warm soothing aqua water. After our swim, we could always rely on our trusted ... After our swim, we could always rely on our trusted and loyal maid to have big fluffy towels piled poolside and refreshing beverages chilling beside nearby chaise lounges.We found a restaurant to cal ...

(3 pages) 655 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Swimming Pool

dle of summer the heat was so miserable that our family had decided to go and cool off at the local swimming pool. It was so hot that day, when you stepped outside you instantly felt the heat and star ... . The sun was so hot you could feel the heat on your skin trying to turn it red. When we got to the swimming pool you could hear the children laughing and splashing in the water. You could smell the c ...

(3 pages) 7559 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays