Essays Tagged: "Boarding school"

James Joyce reflective on religion

eyes/ Apologise/ Apologise/ Pullout his eyes.' This strict conformity shapes Stephen's life early inboarding school. Even as he is following the precepts of his Catholicschool, however, a disillusionm ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Congenial and obstructive on david copperfield - charles dickens

r. Murdstone to when his aunt took him in was terrible for him. He was sent away away to a run-down boarding school where he and his new friends Tommy Traddles and James Steerforth are beaten. His mot ...

(8 pages) 64 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Was George Washington a good general?

er. Washington received his primary education at a nearby churchyard school and was later sent to a boarding school 30 miles away. He enjoyed learning about the practical world, although George was a ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Religion and Its Effects on Stephen Dedalus in James Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"

es/ Apologise/ Apologise/ Pull out his eyes.' This strict conformity shapes Stephen's life early in boarding school. Even as he is following the precepts of his Catholic school, however, a disillusion ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert Browning

herbrilliant son. He lived at his parents house almost until the time of hismarriage. He attended a boarding school near Camberwell and spent a littlebit of his time traveling to places like Russia an ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

George Orwell, expresses a feeling of alienation throughout "Such, Such Were the Joys...."

to childhood subjugation, a subtle exposure to the evolution of Orwell's thought.Orwell's life as a boarding school student at Crossgates occupies his memory of childhood and serves as the platform fo ... ve one's father, but I knew very well that I merely disliked my own father." He rebukes the English boarding school system (47) and the manner in which children are taught, "crammed with learning as c ...

(7 pages) 70 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Poet of Nature, William Wordsworth. Includes parts of some of his poems

t with his mother's death in 1778, William and his family began to drift apart. William was sent to boarding school in Hawkeshead, and his sister, Dorothy, was sent to live with cousins in Halifax. It ...

(10 pages) 339 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Catcher and The Rye"

days. This novel tells the story of an emotionally disturbed teenager who has been kicked out of a boarding school. The story is told from the point of view of a teenager who is the narrator of the s ... events over a time period of four days. The flashback starts off when Holden gets kicked out of his boarding school, Pency Prep, because he is failing most of his classes. Holden decides to go into Ne ...

(3 pages) 79 1 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ah, Woe Is Me Robert Burns

lass white family and spends all of her money on education for her three children who are sent to a boarding school. They come home once a year at Christmas, and the first time the narrator meets the ... bad, and at the end of the story, she has to give up her job (and thus take her children out of the boarding school) because she cannot afford to pay for the school. This is what could look like the f ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book report on "John Marshal"

t of a few books. At the age of fourteen, John was sent a hundred miles from home to attend a small boarding school ran by a Scotch clergy man. After a year he returned to the Marshall farm where he w ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My Quality Education. Personal essay

f corn, the earth, tobacco, etc. "A Bid To Redifine Indian Education" is an article talking about a boarding school especially for Native American Indian children.My Quality Education   ...

(4 pages) 356 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Boarding Schools

For most people boarding schools conjure up thoughts of young men in navy blue blazers with white shirts and a tie g ... aufield-Catcher in the Rye syndrome"(Parker 111), a book about the troubles a boy faces at his prep boarding school.To an extent the image holds true. Prep schools offer collegiate type atmospheres, h ... rules, and often teach generations of students from the same families. The simplest definition of a boarding school is a place that parents pay for a stodent to live and go to school. The school's tea ...

(8 pages) 84 0 3.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A biography of Kate Chopin

turned 25.When Kate was five and a half years old, she was sent to Sacred Heart Academy, a catholic boarding school. Two months later, her father died in a train accident, and she left school to live ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Teenager Crimes in China Content: Several factors, involving education, families, and networks, are concerned with the teenagers in China committing crimes.

r actions which would be illegal to the laws and harmful to others. A 14-year-old boy studying at a boarding school killed his grandfather for just about 70 RMB. The boy bought a basketball and some s ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.5 Dec/2002

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

A Book Report and Personal Reflection on "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay.

les the life of a young boy the reader eventually comes to know as Peakay, from his early days at a boarding school to his attempts to break from the dependence on which he has sustained his entire li ... tire life. Peakay begins the story as he is separated at an early age from his mother and sent to a boarding school, where he is isolated from any potential friends due to his tremendous age differenc ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emma Willard and her effect on educational opportunities.

chool there at the age of 16. In 1809, she married John Willard. In 1814 Emma Hart Willard opened a boarding school for girls in her Middlebury home. Her purpose was to offer improvements in teaching ... thods and to offer subject areas to women that were missing from girls' schools of the day. Women's boarding schools at the time were usually "finishing schools", schools that offered young women (usu ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Vanity Fair" by William M.

stic society described in Vanity Fair centers on Becky Sharp, Amelia Sedley, good-natured but naive boarding-school friends, whose destinies are intertwined but different. Clever and ambitious Becky i ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

vant, Bessie. After several feuds with her aunt, and cousins Jane, to her delight, is sent off to a boarding school.The school she attended, Lowood preached rules of poverty and privation, living on o ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dead poets society.

out a teacher who conforms his students into his own ideas. It is set in 1959, in a strict, wealthy boarding school for boys called Welton Academy situated in Vermont.John Keating was assigned as a ne ... as Neal killed himself because he could not live the life he wanted.Welton academy is a strict boys boarding school where tradition and teaching come before dreams and fun. This school had a good repu ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Dead Poet's Society Film Review.

r. Neil Perry met a new student, Todd Anderson, who is also his new roommate. Neil has been in this boarding school with his friends for the last several years. They've always been educated in a stric ...

(3 pages) 112 1 4.0 Oct/2003

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