Essays Tagged: "Wedding"

Instructional essay "How to Plan a Wedding" written to satisfy requirements in Freshman English 101.

We're Going To The Chapel?Imagine your wedding. You have found the mate with whom you want to spend the rest of your life. Everything is pe ... ppen. In fact, there are very few events that require as much careful long-range planning as does a wedding. There are two stages of this process. Let's get started.In stage one, you should to try to ... your minister, pastor, rabbi, or a notary if that is what you prefer). If you are planning a church wedding, take into account that most churches require pre-marital counseling. You need to know that ...

(4 pages) 166 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Chinese and Chinese American Wedding Celebrations

In today's society, Chinese wedding ceremonies have been woven into American wedding heritage. Many Chinese have adapted into Am ... at pains are taken to ensure a good match and bountiful prosperity. This is why traditional Chinese weddings have many complex customs and ceremonies. They serve the important function of providing an ... er. After receiving a positive response, it is not uncommon for the gifts to be exchanged and other wedding arrangements made.In a traditional Chinese society, pinli (gifts for the bride to confirm th ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Description of traditional Islamic wedding ceremonies including quotations and bibliography.

Islamic Wedding CeremoniesThe Qu'ran states, "He has created spouses for you among yourselves so that you ma ... ter'" This implies that forced marriages are against the traditional Islamic teachings.Prier to the wedding, much preparation must be made, especially for the bride. She must be anointed with traditio ... s all over her body, she is then rubbed with cleansing and conditioning oils. A few days before the wedding, is a night known as Laylat Al Henna when the brides hands and feet are decorated with henna ...

(3 pages) 41 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Indian vanity.

special necklace is the mangalasutra, worn only by married women. It would be the same as getting a wedding ring. A women would wear the mangalasutra during her wedding ceremony and took it off when h ... ad wears a bindi it is generally known as a tilak. A bindi was worn by women as a reminder or their wedding vows. However, the bindi is now worn as a fashion accessory instead of a religious purpose. ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Dream.

d, still holding the book with the other. "Where is that dictionary?""Pertaining to marriage or the wedding ceremony," said a voice next to her."Huh?" she looked up. There sat the guy who had passed o ...

(38 pages) 174 1 4.4 Jan/2004

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

Marriage report case

Introduction/Background:Chris and Chelsea have just gotten engaged. They both desire a traditional Wedding, Full Reception, and Hawaiian Honeymoon. Chelsea realizes her limitations in planning anythi ... else to shepherd her through this process of planning for, and ultimately providing, the "perfect" wedding._______________________________________________________________________2.0 Business Objectiv ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marriage Customs

"My most brilliant achievement persuade my wife to marry me." ("WeddingSuperstitions and Traditions") A quote from Winston Churchill. Marriage and it's customs arev ... uples life together foreveras special as it can be. They have many different customs. They wrap the weddinginvitations in red and gold gift wrap, the colors of happiness and wealth. The Chinese believ ... lors of happiness and wealth. The Chinese believethat you should choose an even number date for the wedding. They feel the more evennumbers the merrier. They also believe that nine is the most importa ...

(5 pages) 106 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

American Marraige In Contrast With Muslim Weddings

rica, at the marriage ceremony the couples kiss each other, but Muslimswould never do this.Also the weddings attire is very different for the bride and groom in both cultures. American brides wear whi ... an engagement concept in both culture. Brides and grooms are not supposed to see each other on the wedding day before they are married. Most people inboth cultures will have a religious figure marry ...

(3 pages) 99 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Daily Life of the 16th Century VS. Daily Life of Today

as a whole than we are now. The village priest was a part of everybody's life, from birth to death. Weddings were a big deal, to not only the people getting married, but also to their families, and th ... ly the people getting married, but also to their families, and the village as a whole; whereas now, weddings aren't very sacred anymore. The household was ruled by the adult male of the house and ever ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Father Daughter Dance

Now is the time in most weddings that a daughter would dance with her father. Unfortunately I will not have that opportunity ... nd someone that would be there for you for the rest of your life. From the first day I dreamt of my wedding, I saw my self walking down the aisle arm in arm with my dad and then him giving me away to ... me to marry him in July, I called my dad to ask him what song he wanted to dance to with me at our wedding. He said he did not know, but that he would think about it and let me know. Anyone who knew ...

(4 pages) 53 3 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Lovely Wedding: Descriptive essay.

What a wonderful day it was for an outdoor wedding: warm, but not terribly so. The early May sun peeked out occasionally. A pleasant breeze fro ... t; my best friend Angie and her fiancé, Mike, were finally getting married. What a memorable wedding it was.The playground off to my right was empty, although a few children standing around the ... to play. Down the isle she came. I could not believe how beautiful Angie was. She wore a strapless wedding gown with embroidery on her bodice. Rhinestones and pearl beads were sewn on her gown. She a ...

(3 pages) 46780 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


ls may be quite simple; some may involve hundreds of people and feasts lasting for several days.All wedding rituals usually have two things in common: A ceremony held in public with witnesses, and leg ... common: A ceremony held in public with witnesses, and legal requirements that must be fulfilled The wedding may be preformed by an person who had the legal qualifications to do so, such as a judge or ...

(1 pages) 295 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Life And Times Of King Auther

and were soon to be married. Auther seemed not to mind and offered if he could do anything for the wedding. The following day Lisa and Louis got together and started organizing the wedding. Th ... ogether and started organizing the wedding. There was very much that had to be done to plan for the wedding. First of all the father took the soon to be son in law to a priest for a blessing and after ...

(6 pages) 6 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Best Wedding

I've never cried at a wedding before, and I've been to lots of weddings. Most of them were the weddings of my many cousins ... e far away, so I don't see them very often. Also, there was nothing very special about any of their weddings. Oh, I mean I'm sure it was special for them, but as far as weddings go they were all prett ... y, hundreds of family and friends looking on, long boring speeches, and a big dance to follow. This wedding, however, was different. It was special. It was different. It was beautiful. I cried.The bri ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bridal Suite

(3 pages) 377 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Do you ever wonder how every wedding, big or small,

Do you ever wonder how every wedding, big or small, always seems to run so smoothly? Do you ever wonder where all the creativity ... o you ever wonder where all the creativity and design comes from? The answer to your questions is a Wedding Consultant! It is the job of a wedding consultant to make your day picture perfect. Months o ... a year. Average salary pays $13.50 an hour, resulting in $28,000 per year. However, an experienced wedding consultant can make about $15.00 an hour, making between $30,000 and $32,000 a year. How muc ...

(2 pages) 430 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Money and Marriage

e decision on the division of assets is left up to a third party.These agreements made prior to the wedding ceremony contradict the idea of marriage. Marriage vows in the Catholic Church are the follo ... not forget the increasing cost of the ceremony and reception itself. I recently attended a friends wedding a few weeks ago and the cost of that was approximately $25,000, and it didn?t even have an o ...

(9 pages) 32 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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


window apartment, my mind jostled back to the memories that I had once left.After a long period of wedding preparation, the time finally arrived, when Michael and I would soon be married. I looked in ... chael and I would soon be married. I looked into the mirror, seeing myself cladded with a beautiful wedding gown. An incredulous look creased on my forehead. I could not even have, once in my life, im ...

(3 pages) 26 1 3.0 Sep/2008

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