Essays Tagged: "Awkward"

Drive By - a short story about a meeting that changes two lives.

would not speak to them unless they spoke to him first. His contact with these girls was painfully awkward; but it was his shyness that hampered his social graces. The black students, especially the ...

(6 pages) 149 1 3.3 Dec/2002

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

name three events that frees the protagonist, Gabriel, in Joyce James, "The Dead" from his possessiveness and egotism.

fler at his patent-leather shoes."'(2242) Then Gretta is making fun of him and that makes him feel awkward. Gretta tells Julia and Kate, Gabriel his two aunts, that whenever it is wet she has to put ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Based on the book: "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass".

ich he was subjected. From being whipped and humiliated daily, "a very severe whipping... for being awkward" (101), to being able to find his own work and save some money, he is able to give the reade ...

(2 pages) 165 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Describes a trip to Puerto Rico.

it all started when, I got off the plane. The airport was full of Puerto Ricans. It was kind of an awkward place for me, because I was used to being around white people. Then, I saw a team representa ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Randomness Recommendations for Security Security systems today are built on increasingly strong cryptographic algorithms that foil pattern analysis attempts.

l installation to supply a suitable routine to generaterandom numbers. To say the least, this is an awkward, error-proneand unpalatable solution.It is important to keep in mind that the requirement is ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Using Daniel Keyes, "Flowers for Algernon". This essay shows the trouble, prejudice, and hardships that the mentally challenged face.

standing of their mental conditions. Usually what people don't know about, they consider strange or awkward and this is the case with the hardships of the mentally challenged. Prejudice, maltreatment ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Thoughts of a lonely mind.

ruggle, a reflection of thy self is questioned. The answers that our internal selves turn to are an awkward one that devastates our persona. The question, I am I, or aren't I, this needs further inves ... "excuses only serve the server but they aren't serving you"; does signify that it is all we do. An awkward situation came about, where I questioned my very existence. Did I get an opportunity to alte ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A creative piece of writing about an important experince in my life.

was moments away. The last people from the previous night's boozing were slowly edging home between awkward stumbles and short breaks to send the recently consumed beverages and early morning munchies ...

(2 pages) 120 2 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Bridge of San Luis Rey"

uld walk out of the church or theater in the middle of a service or play. She even dressed a little awkward, but she had a heart of pure gold. Her daughter wanted almost nothing to do with her, yet sh ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Write an essay comparing one Judith Wright poem and one Gwen Harwood poem with an issue or theme from The Wedding of Zein.doc.

exts describe an individual's uniqueness and difference, both physical and mental - Zein's physical awkwardness; the woman in "The precipice" commits suicide who has emotional difficulties who is unkn ... and personality of each character plays an important role. Especially in "the wedding of Zein", the awkward looking man, however, has a special character. He forms a group of his own, and he is close ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Rollerblading on Juan's Birthday" A creative writing story.

was to be a 600-900 word story that takes place in a short amount of time. The dialogue might seem awkward, but the grandparents have an accent.It was a warm, breezy day, and my brother, Juan's 9th b ...

(3 pages) 60 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The "Roaring Twenties"

ction that Agnes Macphail was the only woman elected. She was treated with disrespect and felt very awkward while working in the House of Commons. Although she felt out of place she stood up for women ...

(4 pages) 134 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Lord of the Flies" by William Golding. Character analysis, protagonist vs antagonist, parallel structures...

have lost the prominent tummy of childhood and not yet old enough for adolescence to have made him awkward. You could see now that he might make a boxer, as far as width and height went, but there wa ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lady Macbeth adn Lord Macbeth's relationship and how it changed through-out the story

The relationship of Lord and Lady Macbeth is rather awkward; they are very close but their love is very strange. It is made well known to the readers an ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

Opinion on "The Awakening" By: Kate Chopin

ook progresses, Edna becomes deeply entangled in a forbidden relationship, which contributes to her awkward character change, and she is affected constantly by her fellow peers.Robert Lebrun begins th ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Everyday Use written by Alice Walker

ggie are raised in a family, but they became very different people. Maggie is very unattractive and awkward but Dee is very beautiful looking and very fashioned. Since they were young, Dee always acts ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Insufficient Educational Standards: A Critical Issue" by Robert Cale

ubstantiated claims, failure to account for the oppositions' arguments, and lastly a proposition of awkward, inappropriate solutions to remedy the matter. Because of these faults, this article is ulti ...

(4 pages) 70 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Was King Louis XVI partially responsible for his own down fall

Was King Louis XVI partially responsible for his own downfallAwkward and timid, no man appeared less like a king than Louis XVI, he was merly 20 years old when h ...

(5 pages) 65 2 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Communicating with Sign language

At first my fingers were awkward. They fumbled carelessly and sloppily like five uncooked French fries. I was in the fifth gr ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Profundity behind Insanity Victorian secrets revealed in Alice in Wonderland

s dialogs, you'll find the content of the book--full of events like tea parties, croquet games, and awkward encounters with royalty--are so rooted in Victorian English culture. First of all, many Vict ... and the Eaglet in the Pool of Tears. And the Dodo is thought to represent Carroll himself, with his awkward way of talking. The Dodo's name would be a pun on the first syllable of Carroll's real name, ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature