Essays Tagged: "Taxi Driver"

Israel and Paletine

violent disputes between Israelis are common occurrences. No one person, the college professor, the taxi driver, or the merchant is sure that their solution to these life and death problems are the ri ...

(14 pages) 1795 31 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

U.S. Scourge Spreads South of the Border

Methamphetamine, and Cocaine."I recently visited the neighbor city of Tijuana and rode in a Tijuana taxi and was immediately met with a taxi driver named Jose, a Tijuana taxi driver in an open-necked, ... baby blue silk shirt, he sizes up the tourists trudging off the footbridge from the United States. "Taxi, sir? You want pharmacy? I get you a good pharmacy," he urges, stepping from a line of beckonin ...

(8 pages) 68 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Taxi Driver

the victim in the movie, it is a scapegoat: it is the focus of the resolution of the problems. In 'Taxi Driver', 'The Other', according to me, is two elements: women an criminals (gangsters). In the ... s in the movie. Travis, in order to eliminate them, becomes a criminal just like them. Therefor in 'Taxi Driver',we see two good examples of 'The Other'.In 'Taxi Driver' we see that Travis Bickle stil ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jan/1994

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

The Great Gatsby - Nick's Attitude

want to hear it and I avoided him when I got off the train." (Page 181) This statement refers to a taxi driver who told numerous stories pertaining to Gatsby. This quotation implies that Nick is tire ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The essay "Values Vanish Into Thin Air" is based on the book "The Catcher In The Rye"(J.D. Salinger) and analyzes how Holden Caulfield criticizes the modern society in different ways

ly wants todiscuss his problems with anyone, they turn away from him. For instance, when he asks thetaxi driver about the ducks in the Central Park, Horwitz tells him it is "a stupid thing"(pg.82;6) t ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"SlaughterHouse Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

its non-violent philosophy. In the end, he dedicates the book to Mary O'Hare and Gerhard Miller, a taxi driver who showed him around Dresden when the author and Bernard O'Hare visited itduring peacet ... ease his friend's wife concerning the book and reassuring her about making the book nonviolent. The taxi driver made me laugh. How they both kind of had the same views about their own countries. It se ...

(15 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Martin Scorcese's Taxi Driver starring Robert Dinero.

Rachel WaldMediaTaxi DriverMartin Scorcese's Taxi Driver starring Robert Dinero, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, and Cy ... life as a lonely insomniac who is basically isolated from society as whole. He applies for a job as taxi driver due to his insomnia and this career choice leads him on several interesting ventures. Du ... vis killing several people at the end and ironically being considered a hero.In my opinion although Taxi Driver is dark and gruesome it brings out some characteristics of a spectacular movie. Deniro's ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

My Son the Fanatic - a movie review

rld and joined their lives in northern England. The protagonist is Parvez (Om Puri), who has been a taxi driver for twenty-five years. He has abandoned his country, culture, religion and brought his f ...

(3 pages) 53 1 3.0 Mar/2004

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

Black Elements in Taxi Driver

Black Elements in Taxi Driver"The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from bein ... fee shops, theaters, stores, sidewalks. There is no escape. I am god's lonely man."(Travis Bickle, "Taxi Driver") These sad words keep echoing in my mind every time I finish watching this film. I am n ... ginning has already suggested to the audience that the story won't be a light one.Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976) was classified as a "neo--noir", which revives the themes of classic noir--"the p ...

(6 pages) 55 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Black Elements of the film Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver tells the story of a post-Vietnam veteran Travis Bickle, a loner suffering from insomnia ... ets of New York City, and was slipping slowly into isolation and violent misanthropy.Camera Ⅰ:Taxi was driving through the mist against the black background. Then the mist expanded. From Travis ... streets full of the neon-lit were like a hell, strange and horrible. Then he found a job to drive a taxi to pass the endless hours of sleepless turmoil. During his work time, he saw the "scum" on the ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

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

self 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 visionary director. His kinetic, brooding styl ... military record and assassination attempt, as well as Palatine's political platitudes, also ground Taxi Driver in its historical moment of American in the 1970s. Employing such techniques as Godardia ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Road Rage: An Opinion

us to drive unsafely. In "Rambos of the Road," Gottfried discusses a conversation with a Manhattan taxi driver where the driver told him "intimidation is the name of the game. Drive as if you're deaf ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Curbside Cuckold's Influence in "Taxi Driver"

One of the most important scenes in the movie "Taxi Driver" is a scene called "The Curbside Cuckold." This scene is a turning point in the movie an ... t the back of Travis's head or from just outside the front windshield looking in.As they sit in the taxi, the man consistently tries to engage Travis in conversation about his personal affairs. Travis ... as well as two smaller guns and holsters.Before this point in the movie, Travis is a calm and quiet taxi driver, holding in his resentment for the scum of New York. After the "Curbside Cuckold" scene, ...

(3 pages) 16 0 4.0 Jun/2006

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

Advantages of Cell Phones

to call someone who had no access to a conventional telephone. For example, one of my friends is a taxi driver. Before he got his cell phone, there was no way to contact him while he was at work, but ...

(2 pages) 35734 0 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Silence returns.

The man hailed the taxi outside the archives office. It was raining, so the man pulled his hooded coat over his head an ... ing, so the man pulled his hooded coat over his head and hunched his shoulders. He hailed the first taxi he saw with his hand. He climbed in and the taxi driver asked him the one question that all tax ... inted on it."Well okay then," he said and sped off into the pouring rain."So...what do you do?" the taxi driver asked. An innocent enough question, the man thought, but not one that he was in the posi ...

(6 pages) 37 2 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Flying With Wings

xcitement, days of packing; we are going abroad, on an aeroplane for the first time! I was told the taxi would be coming soon so I dress in the clothes I have laid out the night before, run down the s ... he odd bits and pieces into my little case. My dad helps me take it down the stairs and the helpful taxi driver puts it in the cab.After saying goodbye to all my cuddly toys that I'm not taking with a ...

(4 pages) 7 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The demon lover

er when he was missing in action? How did the letter get to the house and on the table? Who was the taxi Driver when Mrs. Dover is drove off screaming? Let us explore the possibilities of these events ... been stationed close by or he could have went AWOL and stalked Kathleen. If the person driving the taxi was Mrs. Kathleen Dover's former lover he must have stalked her or had some else stalk her to k ...

(4 pages) 813 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Catcher in the rye symbolism

he peak of his teen-aged years, just about to go on to the hard times of adulthood. Holden asks the taxi driver about the ducks: "I mean does someone come around in a truck or something and take them ... adult.Holden's interpretation of adulthood is symbolically criticized as his conversation with the taxi cab driver takes a turn and the fish that live in the lagoon is brought up. When Holden asks th ...

(4 pages) 2657 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


thing to do with their major. For example, a young man majoring in accounting might find a job like taxi driver which does not suit him at all. The dilemma is either drive a taxi or stays home until h ...

(3 pages) 477 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Australian Law and Business - case study

File No. 1Background of the caseJack is a taxi driver and was stationed at the Toowoomba Railway Station for picking up passenger on 1st Febru ... g up passenger on 1st February 2007. Albert intended to go to the University and got on Jack’s taxi and told Jack to take him to the University. Upon arrival, Albert refused to pay Jack. He claim ... ontractFirst, we will look into whether there is a valid contract between Jack and Albert.Jack is a taxi driver and he is stationed at the Toowoomba Railway Station for picking up passenger at the mat ...

(10 pages) 33 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases