Essays Tagged: "Circus"

Red guards (mao zedong)

nd flags. Manypeople in the group beat on gongs and drums. Some observers said itlooked more like a circus then a political demonstration.They did a lot of things that many thought were outrageous. At ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay dives into the philosophy behind Lewis Caroll's Alice in WOnderland. It breaks down the story into three major philosophical ideas.

ons like these fall from the early characters, page after page. Carroll's book seems a lighthearted circus, like children's story on the surface, but it has proven to be one of the best gifts to philo ...

(9 pages) 109 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How to Juggle Something Other Than School Work and After School Activities. An Informative Essay

u are juggling balls. About three years ago, my sister taught me to juggle after she came home from Circus Smircus (you may have seen her on the Disney Channel). Since then, we have both become good j ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

How Mark Twain speaks to the reader in "Huckleberry Finn"

them.One example of Twain speaking "over the heads" of his characters is when the ringmaster at the circus lets the drunk man ride the horse. Huck thinks that this man is a real drunk and was one of t ... trick on the ringmaster. The reader understands that the drunk riding the horse is just part of the circus show. Mark Twain is speaking directly to the reader because Huck does not understand what is ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853:

wn and Hamilton, who said that they have heard about Northup's violin skills and want him to join a circus with them. He agrees and doesn't tell his wife where he is going because he figures he will b ...

(11 pages) 93 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Poetry II

owhere other than underI sit here longing for more than a thought at a timeThis place is a barnyard circus, lovers and jokers amuckMy words will live forever and by forever I mean a monthI'm getting' ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.3 Jan/2005

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

Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huck Finn" tells how society is inherently inconsiderate, as seen through the Boggs incident, the circus, and the Royal Nonesuch.

owards the everyday citizens who just try to get by in life. As see through the Boggs incident, the circus, and the Royal Nonesuch, Mark Twain makes a clear statement that human society is unkind and ... as society is portrayed as oppressive through the Boggs incident, it is also satirized through the circus which Huck attended. For example, the townsmen at the circus had no sympathy or care toward t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jul/2005

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

The Sad Clown (the assignment was to write a decriptive essay about a made up person in a made up place).

erkraut lingered in the air. This smell reminded him of his brightly colored fun filled home at the circus. Bobo just got fired two days ago and was still depressed from the whole situation. The smell ...

(1 pages) 3202 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Charles Dicken's "Hard Times": Human Mechanization.

ines is clearly portrayed as Dickens describes Louisa and Thomas looking thorough a peephole at the circus. "Dumb with amazement, Mr. Gradgrind crossed to the spot where his family was thus disgraced, ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2005

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


owed blind figures, alcoholics, beggars and prostitutes. Shortly after this phase he went through a circus period, one of the paintings he drew then was of him, his wife and his first son but at the s ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Murderous Games: Gladiatorial Contests in Ancient Rome

games originally were a way to honor the dead relatives of aristocrats, but evolved into a massive circus of bloodshed, beatings and death for the entertainment of the Roman people. Also, because th ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

In The Stars

all jerseys and with egos parallel to the mass of the moon. But what was I? Like in a Shakespearean circus, I was the ill-fated tightrope walker, dramatically balancing between the light and dark of t ...

(4 pages) 13 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ap English Essay on Okenfenokee Swamp

eat and kill just to experience another day in their miserable lives. Like beings out of a freakish circus or a hellish zoo, these creatures will do anything to survive. In both passages, the authors ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Film review of "The Elephant Man"

played by John Hurt, is discovered by Dr Treves, played by a young Anthony Hopkins, in a freak show circus. Dr Treves decides to borrow John Merrick from his owner ‘Ross’ to his work place L ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.3 May/2007

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


I started to think about what would I do when I finally get out of here. Will I go to Piccadilly's Circus, to The London Tower, the Globe Theater, the witnessing of a guard change, and so on. I was s ...

(4 pages) 583 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is There Really Anything To Fear?

ally Anything To Fear? Chad Hanes The death penalty has grown into a judicial, legal, and financial circus. It's no longer a law to punish the guilty; it has become an endless economic drain on all co ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty


Is it a musical? A play? It's more like a Circus! On March 1, 2001, I had the great opportunity to see a very unique Off-Broadway variety show ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Changes in Identity In Robertson Davies' novel Fifth Business, the

family and force's Paul to leave the town and create a new image for himself. Paul runs away to the circus in his early teens because of the mental abuse he took from the town because of his mothers i ...

(4 pages) 2597 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Should children immunization be obliged?

, i.e. children go to kindergartens, also along with their parents they go to movies, puppet-shows, circus, cafés, shops and many other places. Thus without being immunized a child is under gre ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Christian Values in Pinocchio

nocchio listens to his conscience and goes home but on his way he follows the fox again back to the circus. Another time is when Pinocchio starts to regret not listening to Jiminy Cricket when he is l ... tarts to regret not listening to Jiminy Cricket when he is locked up and taked as a prisoner by the circus dude.Erroneous conscience incorrectly indicates moral choices. In the Movie Erroneous conscie ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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