Essays Tagged: "Train station"

Mise-En-Scene Analysis The Untouchables

prove it is to get to Capone's book keeper. Ness discovers thatthe book keeper will be going to the train station, so he alongwith colleague George Stone intend to be there to pick him up when he arri ... th colleague George Stone intend to be there to pick him up when he arrives.The scene starts in the train station. The setting is the main lobby.The floors, pillars, and stairs are of a light gray col ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Nov/1996

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

The Symbolism of the Setting in "Hills Like White Elephants" by Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway's story 'Hills Like White Elephants' an American couple is sitting at a table in a train station in Spain. They are discussing beer, travel, and whether or not to have an abortion.The ...

(2 pages) 237 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

This essay is written in the style of Edgar Allen Poe. It is called Impenetrable Darkness

g the black blanket of the celestial sky, I had just stepped off the comfort of the bright lit safe train when I found myself on the cold frosted platform of Oberursel Bahnhof train station. The roar ... on the cold frosted platform of Oberursel Bahnhof train station. The roar of the extensive stalwart train exceeded past me leaving only a whisper and strong gush of ice cold wind waking me from my fan ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

What is the effect of Ernest Hemingway's use of the minimalist technique? Text: Ernest Hemingway - "Hills Like White Elephants"

thout a proper understanding of the story.First, perhaps one of the largest points, is the use of a train station. The train station and its surroundings are symbolic in this story. The station itself ... e; a life that would be duller, but would ultimately have a purpose.In looking at this setting, the train station, an inexperienced reader may only see a change in landscaping rather than a whole plot ...

(2 pages) 155 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the play FLORENCE by Alice Childress

This 1950 play by Alice Childress takes place in a train station waiting room in a very small town in the south. The play describes how Miss Whitney, a ... ney's other daughter, first introduces this frame of mind to as she accompanies Miss Whitney at the train station. They sit in the "colored" section of the train station while Miss Whitney awaits a tr ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Setting is Essential" Ernest Hemingway uses the setting of Hills Like White Elephants to develop his argument.

at her significant other wishes her to have. The two people are waiting in the valley of Ebro for a train to take them to the place where the girl will have her operation. Hemingway uses the setting o ... irst encounter of the setting comes in play at the beginning of the story. The man and Jig are at a train station located between two lines of rails. These two sets of tracks are going in two opposite ...

(3 pages) 129 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A short but decent biography of thomas edison. 3pgs

there because he had hardly any friends. When he was a little bit older hegot a job working at the train station. He sold all sorts of various things to thepassengers. One day one of the conductors s ... various things to thepassengers. One day one of the conductors sons was playing on the tracks and atrain was coming towards him. Tom grabbed him and brought him back to safety.Although the train was ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

An Advenrute in Time

school building. I was going to Manhattan to meet my friends Michael and Vitaliy, so I went to the train station and boarded the Q train.Even though it was Friday, for some reason I did not feel as c ...

(9 pages) 74 2 2.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Reunion Critique

the short story, the boy and his father start off their visit by walking to a restaurant close to a train station. The boy had not seen his father in three years and was hopping for a nice visit with ... een his father in three years and was hopping for a nice visit with him before he needed to hop the train again. When sitting down to a table the father immediately shouted out for a waiter, demanded ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A mythical interview of Walt Disney, his life story

t live in Chicago for long. Actually, I don't even remember living in Chicago, unless you count the train station. I remember asking my brother Roy why we were taking a train, and why. He told me that ... of entertaining people, and I remember the feeling. It was exhilarating. Well anyway, we got on the train and went to Marceline, where our farm was. We moved in, and eventually got used to rural life ...

(9 pages) 82 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Symbols used in "Ethan Frome" by Edith Warton

ena's sickness. On the day of Mattie's department, Ethan decides to take Mattie the long way to the train station. Not wanting to leave Ethan's side, Mattie asks Ethan to sled down the hill with her i ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Examine the thematic connections between "Owl Eyes" and Dr. T.J. Eckleburg

use noticing and amazed that the books are real. Owl Eyes and Doctor T.J. Eckleburg both overlook a train station and three buildings an apartment, a building looking to be rented, and George Wilson's ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hills like White Elephants

t of his lifestyle by traveling and seeing new sights. The story is set on one such excursion, at a train station in Spain. Of the complications that might arise from starting a family, one is certain ...

(5 pages) 50 1 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The Afterlife Adventures of Stuart Jones.

it coming. Well. Okay. I did see it coming. I mean it's kind of hard not to see a twelve car subway train barrelling down at you with its high beams locked onto your forehead. Of course, I heard it co ... h time for me to unload into my boxers before getting tapped on the nose by the caboose, giving the train station walls a fresh coat of paint. Chunky red... The new drab grey... And then poof, I'm her ...

(15 pages) 31 0 4.0 Aug/2005

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

New York is a Fun Place to Visit.

ork. Getting to New York required various forms of transportation. First we drove to the Torresdale train station, parked our car, and waited for the train. When we finally got onto the train we took ... hen we finally got onto the train we took it all the way to Trenton, where we waited to get another train that was going to New York. When we finally got to New York we asked which way we had to go on ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Symbolisim in "Hills Like WHite Elephants" written by Ernest Hemingway

ple. The story begins with the young couple referred to as "the American" and the girl waiting at a train station in rural Spain in the 1920s. The train station is significant because it causes a brie ... brief stop in the couple's journey; in the same nonchalant way they view the girl's pregnancy. The train symbolizes the decision they are trying to make. If they choose to have the baby, their lives ...

(4 pages) 76 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Analysis of opening scene in "Witness"

neThis opening scene is a crucial one that shows the audience how Rachel and Samuel came to be in a train station being a witness to a murder.The first shot we see is that of a screen covered two thir ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.0 May/2006

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

How suspense is developed in the murder scene of "Wtiness" By Peter Weir

Murder SceneSamuel and his widowed mother Rachel are at a train station trying to get a train to Baltimore to see Rachel's sister. At the ticket sellers booth ... g to get a train to Baltimore to see Rachel's sister. At the ticket sellers booth they are told the train is going to be delayed three hours and are told to move away and sit down. When they are waiti ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2006

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

Summary Of "Hills Like White Elaphants" By: Ernest Hemingway

ad the short story, and found it confusing and hard to understand. The story is set in a bar beside train station. A couple sits together at a table discussing something that is unknown to the reader. ... cussing something that is unknown to the reader. The couple is enjoying a beer while awaiting their train. The young woman seems disconnected as she looks out over a line of hills and says, "They look ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ethan Frome

Ethan becomes frustrated and upset at Zeena that she made his love leave. Ethan takes Mattie to the train station but they take a stop on the side of the rode. They decide to take the sled ride that t ...

(1 pages) 660 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American