Essays Tagged: "Christmas"

Betrayal by God

upports his family. One day he woke up and it was gone. Even worse is the time of year it happened, Christmas. This is the time when you need every penny but the only thing he's getting now is lost-wa ... getting married and then equipment broke. Money for a wedding is ten fold compared to the money for Christmas. My boss didn't dispair when the fire took his business. He trusted God. In a sense maybe ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Essay about why Christmas is a good holiday, probably more for freshman HS studentsChristmas is a good holiday for m ... man HS studentsChristmas is a good holiday for many reasons. There are reasons that exist that make Christmas a bad holiday, but for the most part it is a wonderful time of year. Millions of people ar ... r the most part it is a wonderful time of year. Millions of people around the world will agree that Christmas is one of the most fun and exciting holidays. Christmas is a good holiday because students ...

(2 pages) 162 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


One of the greatest gifts that I ever received was an angel pin from mygrandmother. It was the Christmas of 1993 when she gave it to me, twelve months aftermy aunt had died. To me, the pin repres ... thought of her as an angel because of her angelic voice. My grandmother diedseven months after that Christmas, and then the pin meant even more to me. Now I felt asif I had two angels watching over me ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Christmas, Retailers, and the Santa Claus Conspiracy. Familiar essay about the holiday season that I'm kind of proud of. Personal essay

pend time together, and retailers swim naked through their money. You guessed it, I'm talking about Christmas, one of the many holidays that have lost their meaning to commercialization. Forget the me ... of Jesus Christ, now's the time to pay homage to the almighty buck.Nowadays when someone thinks of Christmas or Easter the idea of Christianity is one of the last to come into their mind (although I ...

(4 pages) 116 2 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

the topics of sexuality and society today in "Miss Massey"

to him as he reacts very strongly to it. We are never told why Jaz' family did not contact him that Christmas, but my guess would be that they did it on purpose, maybe by order of the father who was v ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ah, Woe Is Me Robert Burns

n 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 children, she is surprised at their well-manner ... people in South Africa at this time. While she allows Sarah's children to stay in her house during Christmas, I think the only reason she does it is because she tries to escape her own bad conscience ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Function of festivals in Early Modern Europe 1400-1800. Why the authorities, civil and ecclesiastical seek to control or suppress them?

vals like the different saints' days. Pilgrimages took place all year round. Annuals festivals like Christmas and Midsummer always took place on the same day every year.In those days the average villa ...

(11 pages) 70 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Annie Dillard's "Handed My Own Life"

at ensnared her mind when Dillard laid her eyes on the much anticipated microscope she received for Christmas, as well as its "ingenious devices," (Chaffee 50) is practically unbearable. In this essay ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thanksgiving With the Family.

ato pies, etc. It sure is heavenly. I could go for some right now.To me Thanksgiving is better than Christmas. The reason for that is Thanksgiving has the best supper. Just cause Grandma made it. Ever ...

(1 pages) 78 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"To Kill A Mickingbird" by Harper Lee.

er books, Nelle wrote several published essays in the 1960's. These include 'Love in other words', 'Christmas to me' and 'When children discover America'.GenreI would say the genre of the story is dra ... e early Finch family and is where Aunt Alexandra lives now. The whole family had gathered there for Christmas. It lies twenty miles west of Maycomb. Finch's Landing consisted of 366 steps down a high ...

(11 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Write a critical essay on the development of cinematic practices between 1895 and 1940.

ic practices: both technical and theoretical.The first commercial film ever was screened during the Christmas of 1895 to a paying public at the Grand Parade Café in France. This is seen as the ...

(4 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The essay is about tradititions and how they are important.

.Tradition is good because it is a time to get together with friends and family. Like birthdays and Christmas and other various holidays. A lot of people like tradition because it makes them happy. Li ...

(2 pages) 19 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Emily Bronte. A brief bibliography on Emily Bronte, her life, and her romantic masterpeice; "Wuthering heights."

Emily BronteOver Christmas break I commenced on reading a novel by Emily Bronte, her romantic masterpiece "Wuthering ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How 'The Great Gatsby' opens effectively and prepares the reader for the rest of the novel.

hat Gatsby will attend. He hopes she will see the lights. "Several hundred feet of lights to make a Christmas tree of Gatsby's enormous garden." The importance of light is shown in the opening of the ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


the time. They also include a nice dinner, which is one of the best things. These holidays include Christmas with the presents, Easter with the egg hunt, Independence Day with the fireworks and Thank ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Computer Geek

appointed. Once in hand, I opened the large box containing all the pieces and parts - like a kid at Christmas. I began placing them on the floor for easier inspection. Once I was done with that, I dis ... Radio Shack released the TRS-80 computer. I remember asking, in fact begging my parents for one for Christmas. Fortunately, Santa came through for me. I would spend hours a day playing with that compu ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Doll's House ACT I: Character Analysis

s carried in her house and how Torvald confronts her with her problem. Nora even asks for money for Christmas instead of presents.Later, Nora's childhood friend, Mrs. Linde, arrives. The two quickly c ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"You Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Set You Free"

le of truth is found in children. For instance, many children believe in Santa Clause, as I did. My Christmas consisted of writing letters to the North Pole, leaving out milk and cookies, going to bed ... of my life. She explained to me that Santa Clause was just something that parents told kids to make Christmas more fun. Although I somewhat understood what she was talking about, I was still hurt by t ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Significance Of Cultures

l life. If the Christian faith did not exist, others and I would not be able to enjoy the season of Christmas. Sadly, the world would be one dull place, and our knowledge wouldn't be able to grow like ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

FORMAL OUTLIINE on file sharing vs. piracy

have been taught.C. It is not stealing or copying-to-sell; it is merely giving and receiving. Like Christmas.II. File Sharing is not piracy. A. Piracy is theft, which is immoral.B. Taking what ...

(1 pages) 45 0 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues