Essays Tagged: "Bet"

Basketball's Greatest Players

ther rumor was he once dunked a basketballbackwards thirty-six times in a row to win a sixty dollar bet. Now to LloydDaniels, said to be the best basketball player ever to play in New York hewas heave ...

(1 pages) 68 2 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Flaws in Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

out one in a million. And then after Huck tells Aunt Polly that he is Tom, Tom shows up...uh-huh, I bet. It is things such as those I just mentioned that make it very difficult for me to read a book w ... river as planed and venture upstream by any means available. As they continue up the river the bond between the two runaways becomes ever stronger. When they reach the free states and Jim is officiall ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Chapter 27 of Catcher in the Rye. note: Only 26 chapters, this is a "epilogue"

rother i am i decided to bring Phoebe to the Radio MUsic Hall. Guess who i ran into, ol' Maurice, I bet you remember him. Anyway when I saw ol' Maurice i kind of got crazy all of a sudden. I picked up ... roommate for instance, he's been here for almost 15 years and he doesnt look like he's getting any better. He hides whole cooked chickens enderneath his bed and they site there for weeks, it's disgus ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

La Quinceanera

Are you fifteen? Are you a girl? Do you live in Mexico? If you're not I would bet you would want to be for one special celebration. This celebration is for la quinceanera, or the ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Text messaging and the effects of instant messages on the new generation

er or a member of the new generation, then you might have grasped the main idea of it. Otherwise, I bet you could. The previous sentence is one of billions of sentences that are being sent and dealt w ... d tumors. Although there is no a specific experiment which universally proves the direct connection between mobile phones and diseases, Elisabeth Zysberg in " Should We All Throw Away our Mobile Phone ...

(7 pages) 195 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The responsibilities of haveing children. This covers (although in not much detail) almost all the aspects one should look at before having children and while pregnant.

develops problems later in life? What will you do if your child is autistic or develops juvenile diabetes or leukemia or is disabled in an accident? If your children don't disappoint you before you ar ... sabled in an accident? If your children don't disappoint you before you are born, you can generally bet that they will at some time disappoint you after they are born. It takes tremendous maturity and ...

(22 pages) 233 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

response essay about identity to the novel Catfish and Mandala

m glad that you're paying so much attention to the video. So this is your homeland Hong Kong huh? I bet you were the same happy when the British return Hong Kong back to China right?" I look around an ... anges his life a lot the same way it changes me, both physically and mentally. On one hand, I get a better life, education and freedom in California; on the other hand, the strong feeling of homelessn ...

(6 pages) 151 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

a short essay on why the lottery should remain legal as a response to Michael Sandel's essay, "Bad Bet"

games are by no means a form of "civic corruption" (as stated by Michael Sandel in his essay, "Bad Bet,"). Not only are state lotteries harmless, they are actually beneficial.For one thing, the lotte ... lottery is so horrible, but he never mentions what a possible alternative is - because there is no better alternative. What else could that states do that would provide $34 billion nationwide a year, ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Someones Impact on my life

things ran through my mind when noticing this beautiful child. She had no idea she was different. I bet she was just happy to be there like a normal person at the food court. Where everyone else was c ...

(2 pages) 214 4 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Blind Spots" is about people hiding their thoughts, not revealing their true nature. Even in stable relationships, people may feel that they need to disguise a part of who they are.

at some point, your loved ones will hide something important about themselves from you.It is a good bet that most of us live at least three distinct lives - one that is for public display, another for ... connection with is holding back something can threaten the integrity of the bond. The experience of betrayal in a trusting relationship can be extremely powerful.If it causes so much pain and troubles ...

(2 pages) 104 3 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

It all turns out well in "shakespeare in love".

urns out well'. The events which turn out well in Shakespeare in Love consist of the winning of the bet, Will joining the theater company, the production of 'Romeo and Ethel the pirates daughter', and ... he launched himself into a perfect audacious delivery, astounding the audience.The challenge of the bet made by Queen Elizabeth was to prove that a play could show the very truth and nature of love. W ...

(3 pages) 60 0 2.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Sipping vodka- A priest who has a drink during a sermon.

disciples, not 10.4. Jesus was consecrated, not constipated.5. Jacob wagered his donkey, he did not bet his ass.6. We do not refer to Jesus Christ as the late J. C.7. The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost a ...

(1 pages) 47 4 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk" by Thornton W. Burgess.

children might be a little intimidated by the amount of pages but once they start this novel I can bet that they will find it hard to put it down.One of the problems that I always had when I was youn ...

(1 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Evolution of Riddles.

h riddles. And belive me they did. In fact they explored riddles on the highest plan: Death. Yep, I bet their Book of The Dead would make an intersting read, maybe. Now the Romans came, in all their g ...

(1 pages) 56 3 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

A paper talking about the difference from the book and the novel "1984".

as they are described in the book.There are just a few things about the film that bug me, and I'll bet they bug other Orwell readers too. There is no real attempt to deal with what or who Big Brother ... ng to show with that. Finally, I was a bit miffed at the ending. There was far too much interaction between Winston and Julia at the chess table, even though the point that they can no longer care abo ...

(14 pages) 58 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Gangs and the issues about gangs.

INTRODUCTIONWhat's a good thing that pops into mind when you think of gangs? I bet most of you here can't really imagine anything positive about gangs huh? That's mainly because o ... g adults just like us. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 90 percent of gang members are between the ages 12 and 21. We must understand that most teens join gangs because of racism, poverty ... ay that gangs should not be judged, but to be facilitated. Kids who join gangs often don't know any better, and often they're just trying to adapt, and if anything, they're only guilty of obeying the ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Movie Review of An Interview with the Vampire.

Music: Elliot GoldenthalU.S. Distributor: Warner BrothersHollywood is full of bizarre things, but I bet you haven't' seen big stars, and I mean BIG, running around sucking blood out of each other, wit ... ter in the entire movie; Armand becomes "companions" with Louis. Antonio Banderez could have done a better job portraying his character, if his accent would just stop fluctuating. You have no idea whe ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew Essay: about Petruchio and Katherine's need for eachother and the effect give off by the times of the play.

er men in the closing scene, as she proved to fit the mold of the conventional woman in those times better than their wives did when the men placed a bet on who's wife would come to them first when ca ... nstead of advancing towards Padua, the city in which most of the play takes place. The interactions between Kate and Petruchio live up to the patriarchal ideals of their time, but yet the reader is le ...

(5 pages) 52 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Grimm Brothers "The Master-Thief", analysis.

The Grimm Brother's Tale of ThieveryA long lost son, a deadly bet, robbery, attempted murder, and much deception all contribute to the allure of the Grimm Brother ... e other three's seem more random then planned, their existence helps to draw a stronger correlation between the story and the number three."The Master-Thief" is many things. It is an interesting story ... " is many things. It is an interesting story, a tale that contains a strong moral, and a solid link between the Grimm brothers and the use of the number three in their stories. In this, "The Master-Th ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Outline to a Persuasive Speech on Pro-Piracy of Entertainment Media.

ut you can order XXX movies in your living room, it's illegal to gamble, but you can get online and bet it all, it's illegal to hire based on race, yet we have Affirmative Action.)iii.Too many to poli ... mics by David Colander, 2001)ii.Transition $ to productive industriesiii.Free is always replaced by betterSo as we can see, society will be better off, but what about the individual effects?c.The bene ...

(1 pages) 243 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues