Essays Tagged: "Uncle"

The psychoanalytic criticism on "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone".

t by the Dark Lord of the Wizarding world. Consequently, the boy was sent to live with his Aunt and Uncle. His Aunt and Uncle loathe everything that related to magic and regards it as abnormal. Theref ... cle loathe everything that related to magic and regards it as abnormal. Therefore, Harry's Aunt and Uncle try to repress everything to do with magic from him for fear that he might become a wizard as ...

(2 pages) 77 2 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Ocean" This is a creative essay on a trip to the ocean.

ed sand. I think to myself, "This is perfect."I make the final preparations on the boat my aunt and uncle rented. Soon the boat is ready and so am I. I sit and wait as my aunt and uncle come from the ... r-ending ocean, I faintly hear footsteps on the dock. I turn around and there they are; my aunt and uncle. I scream inside my head, "Yes! We can go now!" My aunt and uncle climb into the boat. My uncl ...

(3 pages) 61 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Different Uncle

etimes even scared of. For a countless number of families, this outcast person in the family is the uncle. The three main types of outcast uncles in families are the gay uncle, the homeless uncle, and ... s of outcast uncles in families are the gay uncle, the homeless uncle, and the just downright crazy uncle.Lets start out with the gay uncle shall we? The gay uncle is the type of person to show up at ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Loss of Innocence

tely Mangan's sister. Finally when the day has arrived that he can go to "Araby" he has to wait for Uncle to get home. To the boys dismay his uncle gets home late and is drunk. The boy is apparently f ... e late and is drunk. The boy is apparently familiar with this situation and knows how to handle his uncle in this state. The boy now waits even longer so that his uncle can finish some of his diner an ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short response on my remembrance of how i began how to read.

earning how to write has got to be one of my worse fears while growing up. Though my slightly older uncle had tried to show me how to read and write, I was not the greatest writer, many of my characte ... important part of the reading and writing process. I can remember the stress that I had given to my uncle as he repeatedly tried to show me how to write my name, as we used the common big brown recycl ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Describe an old family object that has been passed down through several generations, got an A*. description of my fathers old toy - "Tiggy Wiggles"

gh she was doing the same. It is about 40 years old, and was originally a gift from my great-uncle Ken. All of the family has known Tiggy - wiggles, and in varying degrees, loved him. My granny ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A character analysis on Grandson, from Ha Jin's Under The Red Flag.

ir lives. Grandson faced many hardships that fueled his rage, living with an abusive and neglecting uncle, loosing his parents, being betrayed by his friends, and even playing violent war games. ... for that same reason. In addition to having no parents, Grandson lives with his hard working uncle. We are given the clue that his uncle works hard when Ha Jin writes, "Finally Grandson's uncle ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Place I have grown to love

ghter from a canoe nearby jolted me as I began to reminisce all the joyous and mirthful times in my uncle's house.Coming from Singapore, we stayed in my uncle's house to get used to our new and unfami ... life seem more enjoyable and interesting as well as exciting. Fascinating little anecdotes from my uncle would brighten up a stressful day. Just doing simple chores like going out on a shopping spree ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

If you were Hamlet, and faced with the current situations at hand, how would you feel towards those who have betrayed you?

d situations. His father has just recently passed away, and his mother is marrying another man- his uncle. He has just started seeing his father's ghost, who has revealed to him that his uncle has in ... e has in fact murdered him. On top of all of this, the ghost has asked him to seek revenge upon his uncle. He is also having girlfriend problems, and has been forbidden to go back to college to furthe ...

(2 pages) 682 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Reaching the Kingdom of Heaven

e grateful for being saved but not knowing what was destined for us.Father's 50th birthday arrived. Uncle-in-law took the whole family to a high-class Beijing restaurant for brunch. There were three c ... nside. Father was too joyful to notice it and he laughed so loudly throughout the whole brunch with Uncle-in-law. Father seemed to be over thrilled with his job that was being offered by Uncle-in-law. ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Hero's Story

lem I was afraid of.The neighbor's window was thrashed and I had arrived only ten minutes ago at my Uncle's house. What was I going to tell him when he arrived from work? Let alone, what was I going t ... lass as I could and tossed them in a nearby trashcan. What were the neighbor's going to think of my Uncle? Thoughts kept running through my head and I began feeling dizzy and light-headed. I could fee ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Four wheeler

n our feet.The clink clack of the keys ringed in my ears and sunk into the crevices in the wall. My uncle waddled out the front door onto the speckled gray and black stones. He opened the turquoise ca ... led in; Allison, Sarah, and Christy piled in the back. I slide into the comfortable drivers sit. My Uncle gave me the keys and pressured me to turn on the car. Thoughts raced through my head. Drive? I ...

(4 pages) 30 1 4.2 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Why We Do What We Do?

ted to. I guess that these are the "black sheep" that every family supposedly has. In my family, my uncle and my father ""in-law fit perfectly under this rule. Both individuals have proven themselves, ... s for these reasons that I simply address these individuals by their first name. I could call them "Uncle Mitch and Dad", but I so not believe that they deserve such fond labels.Rule #7: Nicknames are ...

(4 pages) 459 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Personal Narrative

least they were for me.I grew up in a small neighborhood, just a few blocks from my Aunt Marie and Uncle Al. For as far back as I could remember my Aunt Marie had been on an oxygen tank. I know I had ... opped going all together.Since the last time I visited her, I completely lost touch with she and my uncle. The worst part about my neglect to stay in contact with her was that I never thought twice ab ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comparison and Contrast: Aunt and Uncle

Aunt and Uncle through a Nephew's eyes the old axiom opposite attract certainly seems true in regard to my Au ... a Nephew's eyes the old axiom opposite attract certainly seems true in regard to my Aunt Betty and Uncle Bill. Despite a physical resemblance, their difference outnumber their likeness. The most dist ... , and personalities. The were born two months apart and both are in their late fifties, my aunt and uncle resemble each other. They both have grey streaks in their black hair. They are both under the ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The memory of sadness

ial letter. The name was written clearly on the envelope in which it was sealed. I had a feeling my uncle, whom I was staying with at the time, would not explain it. My parents had gone away for volun ... was able to break through the fear that kept me frozen in place. It was a legal document giving my uncle custody of me and making him responsible for my welfare. My parents had left me. A wave of emo ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama