Essays Tagged: "belongings"

Grapes of Wrath Synopsis

just got out of jail brings along a former preacher Jim Casey. They buy a used truck and pile their belongings on to it. At the last minute Grandpa Joad refuses to go, the family proceeds to numb him ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Courage in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Nelle Harper Lee

e caught fire, they cared not that they might get hurt when they ran into her house to retrieve her belongings. Another example of physical courage was that of Atticus standing up against a mob. The l ...

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

with special things that Lt. Jimmy Cross carries. He, thus, reveals something of what Cross values. Belongings reflect his character and thoughts. 'Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How greed and ecnomics can be related. Everything in included here. Good luck!

of insanity, no economist can even begin to explain why people behave this way with their money and belongings, and do not, in any way, follow any guidelines of economics. The psychological impact on ...

(5 pages) 142 1 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

As For Me and My House by Sinclair Ross An analysis of how weather and climate can be seen in the characters.

for an emotional void to be filled. Mrs. Bentley displays strong feelings of the need for material belongings but it is only a mask to hide the love that is lacking in her life. Through the material ...

(8 pages) 83 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Migrant Workers of the Dirty Thirties", compares "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" both by John Steinbeck, with true migrant workers of that time.

life in the Great Plains region of the United States was miserable. Many families packed up as many belongings as they could manage and began their journey to find work. Some families went towards Cal ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

How moving is tough on a person's life

g everything you own to anew town. You have to go out and collect boxes beyond boxes to put all yourbelongings in. I recall last summer when my family and I moved to a differentpart of the city. My fa ... ?". The whole process can be very stressful. For example, I couldnever get enough boxes for all our belongings. I would always have to keepdriving back and forth. Collecting boxes is the easy part, th ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gods and Monster; By Glen Gemeniano

ll of disinfectant lingers as if patients still frequented the place when they died. Former patient belongings always seem to linger and haunt the current patients, who in turn add to the already famo ...

(1 pages) 101 4 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A Streetcar Named Desire: Detailed description of the 4 main characters and their traits + depiction of women.

control of it. "... I am the king around here, so don't forget it!" (195) Stanley enjoys all of his belongings; his apartment, his radio, everything. He knows all about the Napoleonic code because it ...

(9 pages) 121 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Night"by Elie Weisel

picked out easily. The next step is that all the Jewish people had to get rid of all their valuable belongings. The next step in the system is moving all the Jewish people to the ghettos either in the ...

(6 pages) 98 1 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Affluent Society of the 50's and the effect on the youth of the nation.

ll for the first time more than their needs but also their wants. Consumers filled their homes with belongings that were not affordable or even advisable for them to have just for the sake of them own ... e new Cold War emerged, more opportunity for financial gain arose and parents began to purchase new belongings for their offspring to provide for them in the way that they could not be provided for du ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Great Gatsby" by Scott Fitzgerald.

eople with money are all rude and arrogant. Just by looking at Gatsby's house and seeing all of his belongings, such as his swimming pool, Rolls Royce, and yacht, Nick immediately conjures certain tho ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Human Spirit In "The Grapes Of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

n for the Joads to travel across the country to the promising land of California. Though lacking in belongings to call their own, the Joads' strength of spirit gets them through the hardships when the ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The atmosphere and setting in James Joyce's "Araby".

street, his house, his relationship to his aunt and uncle, theinformation about the priest and his belongings, the boy's two trips-his walks through Dublin shopping and his subsequent ride toAraby.No ... ith stagnation and isolation.The second use of symbolic description-that of the dead priest and his belongings-suggests remnants of a more vital past. The bi-cycle pump rusting in the rain in the back ...

(3 pages) 224 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Synthesis Essay - Comparison between Frederick Douglass and Jon Krakauer

eyacross the country and into the wilderness. JohnKrakauer wrote: Five weeks earlier he'd loaded hisbelongings into his car and headed west without anitinerary. The trip was to be an odyssey in the fu ...

(4 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Alternative sentences for Juvenile Delinquents.

n their beds with piles of money. We've solved more than one murder by going through the dead guy's belongings and finding Polaroid pictures of him and his killer with their arms around each other".Th ...

(9 pages) 341 5 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee.

as revealed a tremendous amount of courage. This is exposed when her house, garden, and most of her belongings are burnt to the ground and she shows no sign of grief. I feel that this shows she is ver ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Immigration; a story of an immigrants life combined with historical facts.

ments of free land in America. We did not have enough money to travel there. We had to sell all our belongings and save our money. When the day came for us to leave we went to the dock and boarded the ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A fun look at the western way of life.

The morning was hectic, as the bugle sounded we had been given thirty minutes notice to gather our belongings and fall in rank. We broke camp unexpectedly which meant taking everything we could carry ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The world effects from Gilgamesh.

nd a few other things, but the basis of the story are the same. "Forsake possessions and seek life, belongings reject and safe life! Take aboard the boat seed of all living things. The boat you shall ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers