Essays Tagged: "true story"

Lorenzo's Oil Movie Review

LORENZO'S OILLorenzo's Oil is based on the true story of Augusto Odone (Nick Nolte) and his wife, Michaela (Susan Sarandon), as they fight to s ... f this quality would be noteworthy; for a child, it is remarkable.Most of Lorenzo's Oil is based on true events, but there are a few moments when Hollywood "spices it up" and/or overreacts, creating o ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.8 Sep/1996

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

A Comparative Essay on "Never Cry Wolf" by Farley Mowat

ent religious and political philosophies demonstrated in the novel.Never Cry Wolf is based upon the true story of the author's experiences during two years spent as a biologist studying a family of wo ... their heads taken home as trophies. Despite the evidence Mowat is unable to convince people of the true nature of the predators and in response to the incidence the bounty on wolves is raised by twen ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Farewell to Manzanar" A true story about a girl growing up during World War II. Includes a short personal comment

In the true story 'Farewell to Manzanar' we learn of a young girl's life as she grows up during World War I ...

(9 pages) 97 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Concubine's" Children by Denise Chong, includes personal comment

The Concubine's Children, by Denise Chong, is a true story about a Chinese family and how both physical and emotional distance can tear generations ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review of Film--We Were Soldiers--written 1 week from release in theaters. I was limited to 2 pages.

members of the soldiers who fought, ended with a pact: between Moore and the photographer that the true story of Ia Drang Valley, Death Valley, would be told through the stories of those that lived i ... e Soldiers, Once and Young, and it was that book that spawned the movie.The movie was incredible, a true tribute to the men whose nobility and valor proved unbreakable even against the most unbelievab ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.4 Sep/2002

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

Dignity and the Ability to Survive: Covers The True Story of Ah Q by Lu Hsun. It describes and relates Ah Q to all the people of China. He has the ability to survive every hardship he encounters.

and the poems we had to read for our first Chinese paper were interesting to read. The book was The True Story of Ah Q, by Lu Hsun. The poems were The Lady of Wen-chi; Recruiting Officer at Shih-hao V ... and power as their most important aspects of life. I will start by discussing the book, The True Story of Ah Q. In this book, Lu Hsun, strongly shows how the Chinese survive by holding on to t ...

(13 pages) 46 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

What is your idea of truly "fair" grading? Very short essay concerning college grades.

ormed our entire class that mostinstructors at xxx are very lax when grading. He said, andthis is a true story, that if the students deserve a "C,"they are given a "B," if the student deserves a "B," ... increasingly demanding as the students progressthrough her courses of study.After all, writing is a true art.It is actually hilarious to think of "fair" grading in aweb class. There must truly be fift ...

(2 pages) 68 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"The Demon In The Freezer by Richard Preston

anity from the perils faced by the Aztecs".Richard Preston in his book "The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story" portrays how this dream may be short lived because of the fact that human kind has not r ... ld who were somebody, and why we should take his conclusions seriously.The book starts out with the true story of Robert Stevens, narrated in a cold way by Preston. Stevens is a renowned photo retouch ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Sleepers" by Lorenzo Caracttera.

Book ReviewSleepers by Lorenzo Carcattera 1996A True StoryArrow PublishersIn this review, I will critically evaluate the concepts the author present ... my future practise as a social science worker.The novel Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcattera, unfolds the true account of friendship and how human instincts deal with abuse, and other life changing experien ... identities of those involved, including himself. A major strength of the book, is that the story is true and so the emotions very real. Carcattera emphasises the mechanisms, interactions and activitie ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report on A Child Called "IT" by Dave Pelzer

A Child Called "It"By Dave PelzerA Child Called "It" is a true story based on the life of Dave Pelzer. This book tells how an abusive mother treated one of he ...

(2 pages) 79 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Moll flanders" by Amber Romanowski.

novel as a genre . Therefore, he accordingly felt compelled to justify his book by presenting it a true story .In this respect , Moll Flanders is an excellent story about one woman's evolution from a ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Rabbit Proof Fence - A Movie by Phillip Noyce.

e, a struggle against allodds, and determination. But this is no movie, no fiction novel. This is a true story,the journey and the hardships are true. This happened 70 years ago. But was the wayin whi ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.0 Aug/2003

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

"Catch Me if You Can" by Frank W.

Catch Me if You Can by Frank W. Abagnale is the true story of Frank Abagnale himself, as a real fake. Throughout the book, Abagnale uses several dif ...

(2 pages) 69 1 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mr. Perfect?

This essay is a true story on my relationship with an abusive boyfriend. This essay was to describe a person in your ...

(4 pages) 45 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay is about the true stories of the "Salem Witch Trials".

Three Sovereigns for Sarah - True Story of the Salem Witch TrialsIn the movie Three Sovereigns for Sarah, the characters came ali ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on book "Nazi officer's wife".

zing aspect of her story is that she married a Nazi officer after emerging as an Aryan. He knew her true story from the beginning and vowed to keep her safe which he was able to do throughout the rema ... r camps. Just like many other lies the Nazi regime told both it's people and the Jews, this was not true. Edith's mother was taken away before she could return home from Aschersleben to help her. Duri ...

(8 pages) 34 2 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Some theme in Frida movies through Arts

ns that the director show her audiences, expressively; they are describing some themes to telling a true story of Frida. The director is creating a picture made of words and scenes that will show the ... out her. The painting also reveals the many side to her personality. Her strong faith actually come true and Diego come back to her and love her with all his heart. Everything just only adds to perpet ...

(5 pages) 41 0 0.0 Dec/2003

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

Book review of Tuesdays with Morrie

It also teaches us that each day should be lived to the fullest, regardless of the situation. This true story captures the compassion and wisdom of a man who only knew good in his heart.There are man ... itch gains value in this lesson. Mitch does not burry himself in work for his company, but he finds true meaning through the project he develops with Morrie. The visits with Morrie, gaining informatio ...

(7 pages) 185 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


there are many that are interesting, and exciting, but only one of them is unforgettable. It is the true story of a young Jewish girl named Esther Rudomin, and her family living in Siberia. This book ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare and/or contrast Hemingway's veiw of man and the world with Hawthorne's veiw of man and the world.

"All stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true story teller who would keep that from you," Ernest Hemingway once wrote. This is a sentiment sh ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers