Essays Tagged: "arms and legs"

Barbie; Destroying Self Images since 1959

iful. But the root of the problem stands a little over 11 inches tall and features a moveable head, arms and legs. The culprit's name? Barbie. The Crime? Destroying the self-image of little girls sinc ...

(4 pages) 168 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Huntington's Disease

e result is jerky, random, uncontrollable,rapid movement such as grimacing of the face, flailing of arms and legs, andother such movement. This is known as chorea.Huntington's chorea is hereditary and ...

(4 pages) 88 1 2.6 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Vitruvian Man. This is the famous artwork done by Leonardo da Vinci with the perfectly propotional man who is able to fit in a circle and a square.

roportions. The picture is a man who fits into a circle and a square by moving the positions of his arms and legs. The reason the artwork is named "The Vitruvian Man" is because there was a man named ... continues saying that a man can fit in the perfect geometric forms, a circle and a square with the arms and legs of the body extended.There were many attempts by artists and others during the Renaiss ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

When people go up into space, many will immediately get space sickness. This essay will reveal some of the symptoms and the measures that can be taken to control it.

off to sleep," recalled one Apollo astronaut, "I suddenly realized that I had lost track of ... my arms and legs. For all mymind could tell, my limbs were not there. However, with a conscious command ... The proprioceptive system -- that is, nerves in the body's joints and muscles that tell uswhere our arms and legs are without having to look -- can also be fooled. Without the stresses in the joints u ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Importance of Relaxation when Performing.

h then relax. A good way to check they are very relaxed is to go round and one at a time lift their arms and legs. This technique allows the whole body to become relaxed.The Witch in the Toy Shop was ... to the ground.Older pupils can use the following exercise to help them relax. Stand still with your arms by your side, and then reach up above your head and slowly, one arm at a time, start stretching ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Night Terrors and Nightmares in Children: A Researched Essay.

ming in their bedroom. When you enter the room, your child is sitting up in the bed thrashing their arms and legs wildly, still screaming and crying. You assume that they have had a nightmare and you ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker.

"nervous", "homely" and "ashamed"(88). Great weight is place on her burn scars, which run down her arms and legs. The mother, also the narrator, sees herself as being more masculine than feminine. Sh ...

(3 pages) 219 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and Ichabod Crane.

ane is the schoolmaster of the town. He is described as tall and lanky with "narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Photographer-Soo-min Lee.

were the ripped up pieces of pictures. Photo had some disgusting murdering scene. In the photo were arms and legs slashed in to small meat pieces and a beautiful woman's sad face and eyes staring stra ... r, it looked as if an angle from sky was sleeping on my arm. And, I detached all of her body parts. Arms..... Legs..... Eyes..... Face.......... I cut every part separately. I wasn't thinking about an ...

(3 pages) 24 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pantomime, one robots search for rhythm. a children's story parallel to Herman Hess' Sidhartha using original charaters and plot line.

ght, while the other robots recharged, Pantomime stood infront of a shiny steel wall. He jerked his arms and legs andstudied his reflection while he tried to dance."There must be someone, someplace th ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2003

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

"Everyday Use" written by Alice Walker

Johnson is a young, shy African American woman. She has a thin body with burn scars throughout her arms and legs. A fire had left emotional as well as physical scars on her as a child.Maggie is very ... e is somewhat frightened of her. She seems ashamed of herself and of the burn scars on her legs and arms. Maggie walks with her head down and her feet shuffling. She cowers behind her mother as her si ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Saving Lives, Easing Pain- why we should support stem cell research

oid arthritis at age 25. This prevents complete mobility and causes constant pain in her shoulders, arms and legs. Currently there is no cure for such injuries, but there are also those who are preven ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Everyday Use, comparing and contrasting the short story of Alice Walker, to the short movie.

er sister goes: she will stand hopelessly in corners, homely and ashamed of the burn scars down her arms and legs, eying her sister with a mixture of envy and awe." (WALKER 120) Mama was explaining ho ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

English literature cretive writing

aight, full, light-brown hair that goes to her lower back and sparkley dark-blue eyes. She has long arms and legs with small hands and feet. She has a small, soft and tight ass. Her breasts are soft, ... ght, full, platinum-blonde hair that goes to her ass and sparkley dark-blue eyes. She has very long arms and legs with small hands and feet. She has a small, soft and tight ass. Her breasts are soft, ...

(14 pages) 194 13 1.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Addict

g through every inch of his body. He was tightly strapped to the bed, the leather straps around his arms and legs denying his attempt for bodily movement. The young man's face was so pale that it almo ...

(3 pages) 77 2 4.6 Jul/2004

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

Children of Vengeance - Part 2

the other as the world began to take shape around me again. Something was terribly wrong though, my arms and legs were asleep and I was unable to move them, it was then I felt the incredibly tight rop ...

(7 pages) 28 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prisoners of War - Chapter 14

I woke up two days later, my arms and legs strapped down to a bed. My shirt felt wet and my mouth felt dry and tasted of vomit. I ...

(10 pages) 21 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease

scovering ALS. People who have this muscular disease first notice a weakening in the muscles of the arms and legs, poor balance, speech, and swallowing problems. Many people who have it fail to perfor ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Johnny Got His Gun" by Dalton Trumbo: The Conflict of Life and Death

reathe. He became trapped in a cocoon of bandages, wrapping up the remains of his body. He lost his arms and legs and was completely dead, with the exception of the somewhat coherent workings of his m ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Childrens' Complexity in Drawing

or complex as their cognitive abilities develop.B) Scale:1 Point:1. Any number of fingers2. Feet3. Arms and legs as stick figures4. Male or female figures by shape of body or clothes5. Facial feature ... dash for the mouth6. Background7. Figures level on picture8 Hair.9. Full body figures (head, body, arms and legs)2 Points:1. Correct number of fingers2. Arms and legs with volume to appear solid3. Fa ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology