Essays Tagged: "Turtle"

"Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

it exists in the hostile real-worldis the third chapter, in which the human plight is displayed by aturtle, and his struggle to reach the other side of a road. As theturtle is about to reach his goal, ...

(2 pages) 114 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The History of Magic Squares.

Called the Lo Shu square, it is a magic square of 3 that was said to have appeared on the back of a turtle that came up out of the river. Lo Shu supposedly means "river map," and the story of the appe ... me up out of the river. Lo Shu supposedly means "river map," and the story of the appearance of the turtle had to do with a sacrifice to the river god" (http://freespace.virgin.net/mark.farrar1/msqhst ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"Once more to the lake" by E.B White.

for me it seemed like a school break that passes always very fast. Suddenly the time was slow as a turtle that hearing many voices and seeing different faces I could notice the diversity. It was Pola ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

There are many reasons as to why people prefer to live outside of the city but work in the heart of it.

As I stand still in the traffic filled New York City Street attempting to crawl as if I were a turtle trying to cross the road, I begin to contemplate the true beauty of living in the city. It is ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Grapes of Wrath" and and an analysis on it.

California to find work. Steinbeck shows one aspect of this real life journey by displaying it by a turtle and it's struggle to reach the other side of a road. As the turtle is about to reach his goal ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees".

home in Kentucky on a search to find a new life, and on the way picks up an abused baby girl, named Turtle, in need of a good home. Taylor, being a new mother and believing that she had a bad life in ... out the world.A big way Taylor grew throughout this book was as mother. When Taylor first picked up Turtle on an Indian reservation in Oklahoma, she didn't quite know what to do. Turtle had been abuse ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bean Trees

ees by Barbara Kingsolver, Taylor goes through a lot of changes when she leaves Kentucky and adopts Turtle. She becomes an independent and responsible mother. Taylor also has to overcome many obstacle ... doesn't feel comfortable working with tires.Taylor feels like she is getting closer and closer with Turtle. She becomes almost like Turtles real mother. But since the accident at the park she feels re ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Calculator drawing

Leonard the TurtleI chose to draw a turtle for my final project because I needed something to give to my friend ... lp with the program for the animation, but the majority if this project was done by me. I named the turtle Leonard because that was the first name that pooped into my head when I was asked if he had a ...

(5 pages) 25 0 1.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"What message does "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver give across about self-fulfillment through over coming obstacles?"

on her journey to self-fulfillment. Taylor's growth is influenced by her past experiences, by April Turtle and most importantly by Lou Ann Ruiz.Taylor Greer has evolved into who she is today due to he ... are an intricate ingredient in who she is; they have cultivated her into what she grown to be.April Turtle Greer, Taylor's adopted daughter, is the most imperative and essential ingredient in Taylor's ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Themes of "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver: Family, Society unjustices, and people maturing.

ort, the members all share. For insistence, Taylor speaks with Lou Ann over the phone while she and Turtle are in Oklahoma, about everything that has happened in their absence. Lou Ann confesses to Ta ... rything that has happened in their absence. Lou Ann confesses to Taylor '"I told somebody that you, Turtle, and Dwayne Ray were my family'" (244). Dwayne Ray, Turtle, Taylor, and Lou Ann are all famil ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tariq: The Tale of a Little Turtle.

Once upon a time, there was a little turtle named Tariq who was watching his fellow friends play with their new ball. He was youngest of ... d" friends had told him to cook and take care of their belongings.All of a sudden, he saw the other turtles crowded near the bank of the river where they were playing. Tariq got curious and went towar ... ng. Tariq got curious and went towards his "so called" friends. As soon as he reached, he asked the turtles, "What's the matter?" They told him that their ball had fallen right in the middle of the ri ...

(1 pages) 778 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

"Grapes of Wrath" comparison between the turtle and dust bowl immigrants

his in the 1930s while migrating to California for its supposed greatness for dust bowl families. A turtle also went through the same struggle in the novel "The Grapes of Wrath", by John Steinbeck. Th ... urney, along with many hardships, and found an end worse than the beginning.The Joad family and the turtle both had a very lengthy trip that they had to endure. Although a highway may not seem like ve ...

(2 pages) 1127 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Knight and The Squire extra chapter (not ending)

catch her?" asked Alan."Because she was already too far away when I woke up" replied Tom."You slow Turtle" Alan teased."Well it doesn't matter anymore, does it? We need to go after her," said Tom."Yo ...

(1 pages) 297 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bean Trees

an Indian baby and she is told to keep it. Taylor must take on the responsibility of her new child, Turtle, and they grow very close. When Turtle is brutally attacked by a stranger, Taylor immediately ... utally attacked by a stranger, Taylor immediately takes her child to the doctor. Because she is not Turtle¡¯s legal guardian, Taylor is told that Turtle must leave and live with her real pa ...

(1 pages) 1205 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Shakespeare

, he wrote thirty-seven plays, the poems Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and The Turtle and The Sonnets. Documented evidence of his life is limited, and he left no diaries or letter ...

(3 pages) 6 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marine Corps Issui

Johnny"˜s dad. In the short story, Marine Corps Issue by David Mclean, Johnny's dad is like a turtle in a way because on the outside it's solid and rough, however, on the inside, the turtle is v ...

(3 pages) 3693 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Westing Game

ry Northrup didn't existed. The families consisted of The Wexlars (Jake, Grace or Grace Windkoppel, Turtle-Alice, Tabitha Ruth or T.R. and Angela), the Hoos (Doug, James Shin, and Sunny), the Theodora ... heirs they were Crow, Otis Amber, Sydelle Plaski, Sandy McSouthers, Chris, Theo, Doug, Jake, Grace, Turtle, Angela, Denton Deere, Flora, James, Sunny, and Judge J.J. Ford.The Wexlar's are a family of ...

(3 pages) 30 1 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cross Genre- Mother To Son And The Bean Trees

t from the novel The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver. Taylor says, "How can I just be upset about Turtle, about a grown man hurting a baby, when the whole way of the world is to pick on people who c ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Turtle

Crossing the Road In the short story "The Turtle" by John Steinbeck, he uses description throughout the story. He uses objective, person ... fication, similes, and metaphors throughout the story. Steinbeck portrays this through a scene of a turtle crossing the road. He is illustrating the human capacity for courage and persistence. ... ecause the workers move everything they own on a model T-Ford, and this is their home just like the turtle's shell. John Steinbeck also uses objective description to describe the process of the turtle ...

(1 pages) 3852 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

SUBMARINE

rine that was used in the Revolutionary War. The submarine that he invented in 1771 was called the "Turtle." You will learn more about David Bushnell and his "˜Turtle," in the paragraphs that fo ... t was during his first year in Yale that he came up with the idea of an undersea vessel called the "Turtle," which I have stated above.The invention that David Bushnell invented (as you probably alrea ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays