Essays Tagged: "Waiting room"

Animal Testing

drop everything I am doing and rush to the hospital.When I arrive I see my father and sister in the waiting room casually enjoying their conversation. I amamazed they could have such high spirits at s ...

(4 pages) 255 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

My own expirience visiting a buddhist community

it appeared exactly like a normal family house; they made me take off my shoes. Then I went into a waiting were I was told to sit until someone would assist for me.As I sat in the waiting room I s ...

(5 pages) 69 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The effects of drinking alcohol on one's life.

oices her true feelings on the situation.Jenny walks reluctantly over to her father standing in the waiting room of the hospital. She starts to cry, after regaining composure she turns to him and deli ... left us cold and poor while you took off with your new wife to live the life of luxury! I remember waiting up all night for my daddy to come home. Day by day I waited. "He loved me and he'd never lea ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

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, an old black wo ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short 3 page paper on Flannery O'Connor's "Revelation."

eption, but at a high cost to those who gain perspective.In "Revelation", the story opens up in the waiting room of a doctor's office, where the smug Mrs. Turpin is chatting amiably with a stranger to ... nger, and hurls her book at Mrs. Turpin, hitting her in the eye. Mary Grace then lurches across the waiting room, clamps her fingers around Mrs. Turpin's neck and begins to choke her. Mary Grace is su ...

(5 pages) 133 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Double Doctor.

out of the driveway, and headed off to the doctors office.We arrived shortly after, and sat in the waiting room for about ten minutes beforewe were escorted to a room where the doctor was found to be ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Business Ethics surrounding doctor office visits. More than half of all patients spend at least twenty minutes in the waiting room before seing the doctor.

During an average doctor visit, more than half of all patients spend at least twenty minutes in the waiting room and another fifteen minutes (or more) in the exam room before seeing the doctor. When w ... only doctor available that day and therefore he is behind schedule. He waits in the doctor's office waiting room for seventy-five minutes. In the exam room, the sales executive checks the time on his ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Biographical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

l behavior. The story starts with Mrs. Turpin and her injured husband Claud entering their doctor's waiting room. Mrs. Turpin immediately analyzes and classifies the people around her by their appeara ... girl. Transfixed by the girl's eyes focused on her, Mrs. Turpin asks "'What you got to say to me?'" waiting, as O'Connor says "as for a revelation." "'Go back to hell where you came from, you old wart ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paul's Lullaby.

Walking into the Doctors waiting room, a new patient is greeted by a middle aged man wearing overhauls and sitting on the Doc ...

(3 pages) 17 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Teen Piece - "The Grey Room" It deals with the uncertainty of being a teenager and the desire to grow up and go back to childhood at the same time.

I don't know anymore. I'm stuck in this big grey waiting room of life and honestly, I don't know if I want to move, but I don't want to stay either.B ... unknown, and the future, my future, falls into that category.For now, I am stuck here in this grey waiting room. I'm not a child. I'm not an adult. I can't go back, but I don't want to go forward. On ...

(1 pages) 10 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Anger: A Personal Narrative

or I spoke a word to each other.When we eventually arrived at the hospital, we signed in on a long waiting list. For most of the day, we waited to be seen in separate areas of the waiting room. I ste ... the waiting room. I stepped outside several times to smoke a cigarette in order to calm down. After waiting several hours, the nurse called me in. Over the course of about an hour, the doctor question ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Forgiveness in Families" by Alice Munro

s vomiting before. His sister, Val, which was the author, had waited in the hospital hour and hour, waiting for the good news from the doctor. Although she didn't expect her mom would survive. "They h ... ed him, he came with a bunch of people who were the co-priests. They prayed for their mother in the waiting room, and it turned out that a nurse expelled them. "I don't know what you call working, but ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In the Heat of the Night by John Ball - Setting Notes

Purdy residence is on Third Street at the corner of Polk. (pg.4) Their house is old and filthy. The waiting room of the railroad station is deserted, has no smell, and is clear except dirt and bits of ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Poems Of Flannery O'connor

can be seen in another one of O'Connor's short stories called "Revelation". Set mainly in a doctors waiting room, the main character, Mrs. Turpin, is an over weight self-involved middle class southern ... rpin on the other hand uses sutler techniques to expose her self-centeredness. While sitting in the waiting room, Mrs. Turpin starts to categorize everyone by social classes. "On the Bottom of the hea ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room When I was seventeen and in my senior year at high school, my mom had surgery to remove ... the jokes were only to cover the seriousness of the disease.As we entered the radiation department waiting room I shivered. The room was cold and square with chairs lining each wall in muted tones of ... ouse," a voice chimed from a door near the reception window. My mom got up, leaving me alone in the waiting room. I squirmed in my seat. I didn't know what to say to these women who were sick and/or d ...

(5 pages) 831 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ted into a building, then a room. Here he read a sign that was posted above the door, which stated ?waiting room?. Sabastian was tired of waiting around so he got up and moved into the first line. Aft ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Best Moment Of My Life

The Waiting room was cold and unfriendly and as the clock ticked away moments of her life she sat nervou ...

(5 pages) 3053 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A Mother's Loss : Fetal Ascites

my baby. Once we went into the room where the sonograms were held, it was time to see what we were waiting for. As the woman began the procedure, she let me know I was having a little boy. When she s ... ded some assistance from her supervisor. After the second look had taken place we were shown to the waiting room for a few minutes. The doctor's appointment was just not turning out to be such a simpl ...

(4 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Freedom to Wed

dying wife in the hospital while in a similar situation, the partner of another man must sit in the waiting room and be treated like a stranger? If we asked people if this was fair, most would say no. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Movies : Garden State by Zach Braff

dications had disallowed any true emotion to occur in his life. During his stay he meets Sam in the waiting room of a doctor's office. She initially recognized Large from a role he played on T.V. Sam ... nd his first true feeling of love (Sam). "This is my life, Dad, this is it. I spent 26 years waiting for something else to start, so, no, I don't think it's too much to take on, because it's ev ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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