Essays Tagged: "thud"

The effects the Bosnian war (1992-1995) had on children.

Lost Children of BosniaImagine a 10-year-old girl falling asleep to gunshots and waking up to the thud of a violent grenade. She risks her life on a daily basis just to fetch food and water, always ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Day in the Life of.

g of another life, she accidentally trips over a nail erected from the floor and falls with a great thud, loud enough that it is heard on the bottom floor of the mansion by the rest of servants. Aghas ...

(10 pages) 66 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A creative writing piece on a day of work experience at a nursery; through the eyes of an alien. (Title - Santa Claus is coming to town)

"Santa Claus is coming to town."" Wwwhhhaaaaaa ... ... aaaaaaaaaa ... ... boing, boing, thud! " The harmonacraft slid a little way before landing with a great deal of impact upon the soft ...

(16 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Too Little, Too Late, There is the old familiar roar and glow of the football stadium right before the game.

is returning to the field after three years out, due to a tragic injury that took his leg.With the thud of the opening kickoff, the game was underway. The Spartans were receiving against Nevada. The ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Gothid Project - Part 1

and strangely comforted."Hold on... I'm getting up". He rolled out of bed and hit the floor with a thud. His once, spiked blond hair was sitting on edge and his clothes were stained and wrinkled. He ...

(4 pages) 78 2 4.8 Aug/2004

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

Creative Writing: Story of Joe Zombie

r and start speeding away. As they are driving, something lands on the roof of the car with a great thud. The driver panics and looses control, and the car swerves around and crashes into a tree. Then ...

(7 pages) 29 0 2.0 Oct/2004

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

"Thud!" - Terry Pratchett

xtend? Does one culture have a right to infringe on those beliefs, if its people are in danger? In "Thud!", through his use of Commander Vimes as a catalyst, Terry Pratchett illustrates his belief tha ... re that is not founded on hate, one will never have to have those rights trampled to achieve peace."Thud!" is a commentary on the social issues of Ankh-Morpork, where opposing cultures often clash, an ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"12 Angry Men" - Analysis

old man who claims that he heard the boy say "I'm going to kill you" only seconds before he heard a thud, which he assumes was the father's body falling to the floor. This witness further claims that ...

(13 pages) 138 0 4.6 Jan/2007

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

The word Flat-footed and its roots

definition of flatfooted means "Having one's feet flat on the ground: he landed with a flat-footed thud I as adv. I thudding flat footed through the lan. Informal unable to move quickly and smoothly; ...

(2 pages) 19 2 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Rumors

se about ten minutes ago, and as we were getting out of our car, we suddenly heard this enormous... thud... It seemed Charley had tripped going up the stairs... no, wait, down the stairs. Down the sta ...

(3 pages) 697 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Seperate Peace

mbled sideways, broke through the little branches below and hit the bank with a sickening unnatural thud." By knocking Finny out of the tree, Gene put himself at separate peace from his fear of being ...

(2 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Role Model

g off a pair of uneven parallel bars. We both fell at the same time, landing with a loud, sickening thud on the thick protective floor mats beneath us. If I think about it for too long, I can easily r ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Fall that Started it All

g off a pair of uneven parallel bars. We both fell at the same time, landing with a loud, sickening thud on the thick protective floor mats beneath us. If I think about it for too long, I can easily r ...

(3 pages) 321 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Take a Picture it Lasts Longer

I hate when she drops me. Does she realize the major fall from the bed to the ground? It's a major thud and ouch. My eye is going to hurt for a while I bet you, I've seen this flash before and ...

(2 pages) 543 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Memorable Experience (The Lesson of Pranks)

By natural reaction, I yelled in pain, let my hands of the wall, and fell to the ground in a heavy thud… Two hours later, with hands and legs covered in white bandages I was escorted home by t ...

(1 pages) 402 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Detective Story

. Corbett felt a stab of pain in his chest and jerked back, tripping over a rock and landing with a thud on the ground.Massaging his back, Corbett stood up. The man had taken off his balaclava and was ...

(18 pages) 23 2 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Do I dare disturb the universe? T.S Eliot

Smith walked slowly along, his boots hitting the wet cement of the sidewalk with a muted thud. He was not a large man, and walking where he was, surrounded by high-rise buildings that reach ...

(5 pages) 11 1 3.0 Mar/2008

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

A Demon story Part 1

en was responsible for a careless mistake. He stepped on an undersized twig that triggered a slight thud which caused the attention of the enigmatic human female. Concealed by the shadows of the stree ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2008

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