Essays Tagged: "Whale"

"Old Man and the Sea" book report

ishing, but he has no luck for about 80 days. But one day, he goes out alone and hooks a humongeous whale size marlin. He can't bring it in because it is too big. He has to wait until it gets tired so ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Manatees In Danger

imal glided across the water while making sounds comparable to that of the squeaks and squeals of a whale ('Florida Manatee' 1). Some would say these aquatic mammals are the ugliest thing below the su ... s, they sometimes drift too far north, and get killed by the cold sea water. This is a problem that whales and other large sea mammals also have to face. (O'Shea 68)Having been studied seriously only ...

(8 pages) 79 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Bernhard Schlink's "The Reader".

put in an unfamiliar generation, is as if trying to teach a person to walk through the example of a whale-both are mammals but are impossible to compare. This is evident in Bernhard Schlink's The Read ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

rting with the kids who first saw the drowned man, initially they believed he was a ship and then a whale, these kids must have had the most creative imagination in twice their age group - I can't hel ...

(1 pages) 83 0 2.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My trip to dicovery cove a dream come true

creatures inhabit it have always fascinated me, especially the marine mammals like the dolphins and whales. I had always wanted to ride and play with a whale or dolphin, but most of all, work in a pl ... fog machines rolled, out of the water came the most incredible animal I have ever seen: the Killer Whale. From the beginning I was just fixed to the whole show. As I watched the trainers ride on th ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions


eatcracks appeared in the ground, and tall trees swayed and fell. In South America, the animal was awhale. In Japan, it was a great black spider or giant catfish. One ancient tribe thought that fourbu ...

(6 pages) 96 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Was it ever possible for the British to establish a fair solution to the Palestinian problem?

have felt when he established his 'national home' on a lithe island...and the island proved to be a whale."-- Vladimir Jabotinsky, 1936Israel was a creation of humanity and the fate of Palestine the d ...

(10 pages) 29 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Fishes' Cry: An Analysis of "The Fish Are All Sick" by Anne Stevenson.

e dramatic situation of the poem - fishes are all sick. And the fact that it goes on to saying that whales are dying (an irony - whales are dying but inferior creatures such as fishes are only sick) a ... ravates the situation.The first line of the poem already introduces the conflict. The phrase "great whales dead" further exaggerates the dramatic situation of the poem. However, being one who lives in ...

(4 pages) 15 0 2.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Lesson Unit Plan on Whales

A unit On Whales: Combining Language Arts and ScienceAuthor's NoteThe purpose of this unit on whales is to cap ... s to capture the attention and motivate them to learn. They will learn about the different types of whales and their descriptions, behaviors and habitats and their importance in our environment. I am ... techniques and tools to the teachers I work with.This unit is designed to learn about the types of whales, baleen and toothed; several species of whales, their descriptions, behaviors and habitat; an ...

(11 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Pasteboard Mask

of the "pasteboard mask" he has painted for himself, which would be his eagerness to encounter the whale with the intent to kill it. However, his intention turned on him and the whale ultimately dest ... dmirable and intelligent man whose balance has been disturbed by the blind and aimless anger of the whale that eventually destroys him. He is a man capable of love, but love by no means outweighs him. ...

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How Indians Became Eskimos

started to rely more and more on the white people. Eskimos began to engage in fur trapping and the whale industry, which in time, made them more and more dependent on southerners for supplies and wag ... pendent on southerners for supplies and wages. Problems started to rise when there was a decline in whale and fur industries, and the caribou in which the Eskimos depended on were disappearing, leavin ...

(3 pages) 440 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nationalimsm In The 21st Century

I really do appeared. Academics have suggested a variety of time frames, bobs and even a great big whale including (but not limited to!) the following: ·         Nationalists argue th ...

(8 pages) 18 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Transcript for a talk show 'Literary Hour' - The Gothic conventions and how they are apparent and applicable to a modern society.

escribed texts and other texts of your own choosing.Gothic - Texts - Shelley's Frankenstein (1831), Whale's Frankenstein (1931), Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993)A. Good evening to you ... of bringing my own text. This one's a film from 1931 and it is also entitled 'Frankenstein' by John Whale.A. Well great minds think alike I suppose.B. Indeed. And I think that it's important to note t ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Six Flags

went over ninety miles per hour and scared me half to death. At teh Sea - World section we seen the whale show which was cool since we got drinched from head to toe from the whales act. We also went o ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Six Flags Trip

went over ninety miles per hour and scared me half to death. At teh Sea - World section we seen the whale show which was cool since we got drinched from head to toe from the whales act. We also went o ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Enough Is Enough

gue that these are used to excess. Ogden Nash explores this opinion in a poem entitled "Very Like a Whale". Since almost everyone in America has read poetry it has in some way altered our view of life ... l of humor rather than the usual topic of depression or love. Ogden Nash's poem "Very Like a Whale" is actually an anti-poem. Throughout the poem he is criticizing those authors who use too muc ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of Whales

While growing up many of us have seen the movie Pinocchio. The bad depiction of a whale eating Pinocchio and Geppeto has given a lot of us a bad vibe towards whales. Well that is all ... his paper, one will see how majestic and graceful and gentle these magnificent creatures really are.Whales are the world's largest living creatures. They are mammals which mean they breathe air throug ... ives in the water. They belong to the order of Cetacean. There are hundreds of different species of Whales, each much different than the other, but all whales contain specific traits that make them so ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lake Monsters: The Reality of Their Existence

est part of Loch Ness. Nessie could easily hide in this. It is also possible that Nessie could be a whale or some kind of echolocating animal, because “Mysterious clicking noises have… been ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

In the novel, 'A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove' by James Moloney, how is the osprey significant to the story?

2)- what if little kids pointed at him opening their mouths with an innocent- hey mummy look at the whale(p42)- each time a remark like this was directed at him he was humiliated and hurt.Carl seemed ...

(4 pages) 5125 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Life of Thomas Hobbes

s's Animadversions, and also included a bulky appendix entitled The Catching of Leviathan the Great Whale. Hobbes never replied or took any notice of the Castigations.Another controversy that Hobbes f ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History