Essays Tagged: "Beard"

"Paper Pills" by Sherwood Anderson

opening paragraph. The reader is given some facial and body features of the doctor. The "... white beard a huge nose and hands" (71) that Anderson puts as a description, making Reefy seem old, ugly, ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


er is reddish yellow or rust- brown on the upper side, and a whitish under side. There is prominent beard like growth of hair on the cheeks, and they may have a short neck mane. There body is covered ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"Accounts Settled"

ly one major character named Gordon. Gordon is seventeen, six feet tall, and has the beginning of a beard. The main setting is in a forest-filled valley that is a mile from Gordon's home. The story do ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"THE BEARD." Shaving according to Jewish law.

There are many famous Halachic issues involved in removing a beard. The Sefer Hadras Panim Zakan brings literally hundreds of Poskim [Halachic authorities] that ... itcher Chassidim are concerned. The Tzemach Tzedek did not just regard the discussion about wearing beards as an academic matter, in fact, he waged many battles for its observance. The Russian Czar Ni ... s decree revoked.A summary of the Tzemach Tzedek's opinion follows:A. It is forbidden to remove the beard through scissors, (even with those that do not resemble a razor) or through depilatories (hair ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hamlet, by Shakespeare

feA damn'd defeat was made. Am I a coward?Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across,Plucks off my beard and blows it in my face,Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i'th' throatAs deep as to the ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

One page analysis on one Assyrian scuplture. (from 1076-612 B.C. The Assyrian Empire)

ded bull is scary on its own considering its height is more than ten feet. The Lapis Lazuli looking beard that the bull is wearing reinforces the notion that these people enjoyed riches and lavish ite ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

A short biography on Abraham Lincoln

king hands for twelve straight days, so Brady had him make a fist to make it look more natural. The beard that Abraham is wearing was also a new addition, for after his election an eleven-year-old gir ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Buffalo The Great Animal Of The Plains.

are called bulls and females are called cows. A male's head appears much larger because of its long beard. An adult male Buffalo averages 11½ feet in length and stands about six feet tall from ...

(3 pages) 47 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Were the founding fathers elitists?

ped and endorsed by politicians who were well read in political philosophy and were not elitists as Beard suggests. The founding fathers wanted to even the powers among different areas of government t ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Education issues. Learning styles

learning plus the rapid growth of knowledge in the form of new specialities into higher education (Beard and Hartley 1984). Add to this the governments commitment to ensuring that by 2010, one in two ... time.REFERENCESAndragogy (Knowles, M)., 2002. Available from:, R. and Hartley, J., 1984. Teaching And Learning In Higher Education. 4th ed. London: P.C.P. E ...

(4 pages) 830 3 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The mystery Of the Great Sphinx of Egypt

e there was a cobra-like headpiece which was believed to protect Egyptians from evil, and a narrow beard. The beard and also the nose has fallen off in time. It was once believed that the nose was ... he Sphinx is female,an African woman or of Nubian ethnicity. I just feel that despite the false beard that has fallenoff, the Sphinx was carved out for the first female Pharaoh in the essence ...

(6 pages) 88 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Santa Claus is an idea that should be abolished.. Written from a Christian's point of view.

lause has been regarded as the symbol of Christmas. Depicted as an old man with a potbelly and long beard, he was the staple of the season. The stories went that if you were good throughout the year, ...

(4 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analize a Conflict in "Rip Van Winkle"

nd saw that everything and everyone had changed. Rip even noticed that he had grown a one foot long beard. Nobody recognized him so they thought he was a spy, since he was talking about the king while ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Two People, One Goal; The comparison and analysis of "Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight" by Yvor Winters and "The Beanstalk, Meditated Later" Judith Wright

ntagonist who Sir Gawaine must face.Reptilian green the wrinkled throat,Green as a bough of yew the beard;(1 - 2)As the green knight hands forth the challenge, Gawaine accepts the green knight's chall ... ive an explicit physical description of visualizations and innervations.Green as a bough of yew the beard; (2)I lived in riot like a fool. (16)His lady, like a forest vine, (18)Grew in my arms; the gr ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Parents are hypocritical

of Father Christmas. If you don't, it's like this, some fat, jolly, old man with white hair, a long beard, rosy cheeks, a red suit and black shiny boots watches and checks up on you all year. He has a ...

(2 pages) 45 3 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Paintings of Michelangelo.

He wrote this poem to a friend describing his experience:"My stomach is pushed up towards my chinMy beard curls up towards the skyMy head leans over onto my backAnd my chest is like that of an old wit ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

GCSE Essay - The Tree

leaves of thousandth generation. At its base, grey roots pile on top of one other like an old man's beard. A cicada lies on top of a root with its legs pointing uselessly at the sky. An ant hap ...

(2 pages) 29 3 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary

. This is our duty - a duty that every man or woman should bear. Depending on how this duty will be beard, we may say whether this person was successful or not.In a book the word "success" was defined ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To Build a Fire: Alternate Ending - This is a creative writing assignment that replaced the ending of "To Build a Fire" by Jack London from around the point when the fire went out.

hard for his unresponsive hands to even lift the crumbs to his hungry and frigid mouth. His frozen beard of amber below was starting to come loose from his chin.The man looked outside and decided tha ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare/Contrast: "Just Lather, That's Al"l and "The Color Purple."

he Color Purple" have similar conflicts. The protagonists of the story are both having to shave the beard of someone whom they don't particularly care for. In "Just Lather, That's All" the barber is a ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American