Essays Tagged: "bum"

An essay(with outline)on the novel by Caroline Knapp titled Drinking: A Love Story

cial reasons2. Avoidance of self-awareness3. Physical SymptomsII. What is an alcoholic?A. "Skid row bum"B. "High functioning alcoholic"III. Is heredity a factor?A. Her fatherB. Other familiesIV. Disco ... flaws." (Knapp 10)What is an alcoholic? Ms. Knapp described the stereotypical image of the skid rowbum, dirty and begging for money. However, in the author's case, she described herselfas the "high f ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou.

en the one or two good black men end up being bad in the end. This book depicts the black male as a bum, or better yet a hoodlum.In the beginning of the novel, Bailey Jr. was the loving big brother wh ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

So Many Members, So Little Action.

like this.The President, George W. Bush, was walking his dog one day, and all of a sudden a crazed bum walks up to him and starts beating him with a cane. Now the secret service is supposed to keep t ... d having way too much fun with the strippers to bother with protecting some wrinkly old man.So, the bum continues to beat him to a bloody pulp. What is unknown to the now ground beef president is that ...

(12 pages) 144 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

John Gray's book "Mars and Venus Starting Over".

of love is to focus on the "love" more than the "loss". That may seem impossible especially if the bum took off with your best friend, your life savings, and your Lyle Lovett CD's, but Gray didn't ge ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Narrative about a homeless soldier.

Holding his weather beaten sign, he hoped that someone would recognize that he was more than just a bum asking for a hand out.David was nineteen when his number was called. A fresh faced kid, he w ... adstone was all that was left of the life David had led. No one knew his name; he was just another bum who died on the streets. As a joke, they inscribed "Will Work For Food" onto his headstone.A ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


street, a large variety of people can be seen. There will be businessmen, athletes, the occasional bum, maybe a punk rocker or two, rappers, some country boys, and who the heck else knows what walkin ... people are like they have become prejudiced towards them. This includes thinking someone is just a bum or only a football player. Reducing a person to only one dimension is what constitutes an act of ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Ungrateful Sons" in the Works of Flannery O'Connor

Comforts of Home, and The Enduring Chill.In Everything That Rises Must Converge, Julian would be a bum if it were not for his mom. Julian's mom could barely afford his college, but she struggled fina ...

(4 pages) 31 0 1.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abortion poem

arms and give me a kiss,Wipe away your tears, for I'm nearly home,Cuddle me mum, oh, here comes my bum.The worlds all shaky, mummy helpThese feelings are scary, as I hear a yelp,Your lying on a table ...

(1 pages) 191 10 3.6 Jun/2004

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

The Truth.

s? Most of you, if not all, will then feel confident, loved, and will probably leave with a wagging bum and a wide smile. But have you ever stopped to think, if the people making these comments are ac ...

(4 pages) 68 2 3.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

To grade or not to grade?

ual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department."( Bum Philips). Grading is an important part making study a great competition. I do not say that there ...

(3 pages) 42 1 1.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What Happened? - a story about a social issue which is acoholism which leads to many other disaters and a ruined life.

he pocket of his torn leather coat which he had on.To the people around who saw Bob Russel he was a bum, a piece of trash in society, but what they didn't know was Bob was a normal person just like th ...

(11 pages) 49 0 4.7 May/2005

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

A Review of "Run Lola Run"

n. While trying to board the train again it pulls away from the station and Manni notices that some bum has picked up his bag. This is when all hell starts to break out. Will Manni or Lola be able to ... say something different to those people when she passes them by. One of my favorites was when Lola bumped into the lady with the baby stroller. As Lola runs pass the woman she gently brushes against ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Feature Article: Toilet Talk - The New Generation

tory. It really happened. It's all true." These first words read upon opening a copy of "The Day My Bum Went Psycho" lead children to believe that the story links to reality. A story of deranged, mani ... ent Psycho" lead children to believe that the story links to reality. A story of deranged, maniacal bums detaching themselves from their owners, and running away in an attempt of world domination... o ...

(3 pages) 32 1 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

T'was the Day Before the Final

for the testAnd did his best not to stressWhen the day was soon to comeHe laid down and rested his bumOn the day of the testHe tried his bestHe tried for an aceBut ended up a disgraceThe teacher's su ...

(1 pages) 571 0 3.0 Dec/2006

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

We Need to help

to be a small time horse-man a path in the direction of no where, but took on a life of adventure, bum dumb jobs, and a great rodeo career surprising everyone.He was born into Rodger and Patricia Mar ...

(3 pages) 705 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


y about guilt and survival. In the book, Kennedy gives us Francis Phelan, an ordinary man, who is a bum by his own admission. Through out the book Francis has extraordinarily bad luck that has brought ... e "scab" he killed with a well-aimed rock, the infant he accidentally dropped, and the insane bum he killed in self-defense. Every time Francis would make the wrong decision and something bad wo ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nuclear Capabilites

s a very credible person to be writing an article on these new nuclear reactors. He isn't just some bum off the streets.I'd like to quote the first sentence, as he says, "As we enter the 21st century, ...

(1 pages) 472 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chapter 9 For Part 1 Of 1986

 she said. "Give your self up or I will shoot." Winston gathered up all his courage and bum rushed the spy and tried to knocked the dart gun away from her. He missed and fell on the ground ...

(1 pages) 434 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Run Lola Run

and Manni on the phone. Manni is very upset because he left the bag of money on the subway, where a bum almost definitely picked it up. He needs the money, by noon. Lola tells him to stay put. She the ... rom the bank. She then runs until she finds Manni, just as he gets the original money back from the bum, and turns it in. They walk away with more money than they started with.

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2002

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

Hallelujah I' M A Bum Essay

lues. Once these values are decided it can be very hard to convert them. The film Hallelujah, I'm a Bum portrays many different ideas of virtue. However, this movie shows how money can lead a man to a ... to another man again. After, the mayor went into a drunken rage and June attempted suicide. Bumper also surrendered his values when money became a large factor in his life. Originally, he live ...

(2 pages) 579 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers