Essays Tagged: "crowd"


t she was no match for Athene. Athene was weaving about things that happened to the gods. While the crowd watched Athene, Arachne new that she had lost, so she went and hung herself. She soon shrivele ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

You Will Always Remember Your First Time

e for what seemed like days. All I could hear were enginesrevving at high Rpm's and the roar of the crowd when someone styled for the crowd. Itwas very disheartening to know that I was in the back of ... ause to your two home riders The Beast from the East Damon Bradshaw and newcomer Shawn Miller." The crowd came to there feet and roared like a pack of lions. Iknew that they were mostly cheering for D ...

(6 pages) 102 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Wrestling; Poetry in Motion

oach my opponent. My enemy stands as a colossus although I know in my mind he is my only equal. The crowd grows louder as we step on our lines, and the only thought echoing through my mind is 'shoot f ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ummer games in Atlanta, was solved at 28 minutes past midnight the day of the opening ceremony. The crowd erupted when the Olympic torch was passed to Muhammad Ali. The Olympic gold medal boxer Muhamm ... d to Muhammad Ali. The Olympic gold medal boxer Muhammad Ali lifted the torch and trembled before a crowd screaming 'Ali'. He then sent the fire soaring high above the stadium to ignite the ceremonial ...

(5 pages) 170 2 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Rock Concert

ong.The number of people was enormous. I had to actually become one with the people next to me. The crowd provided or allowed no personal space. We were all packed in there liked caged wildcats. I had ... r allowed no personal space. We were all packed in there liked caged wildcats. I had to move as the crowd allowed or insisted. Everything was done as a group. There were no individuals here. It was on ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Gun Control?

to be able to spot people that look like they are carrying guns. How does one pick someone out of a crowd that looks like they are carrying a gun? I don't think it is possible to look at someone and t ... oubt very seriously that a police officer, even with rigorous training, could pick someone out of a crowd that was carrying a gun. If police forces employed this tactic, how would they stop the ...

(2 pages) 184 3 1.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

What to do? Terrorism and the Media

a roman guard, killing him in front of hundreds of spectators. The assassin quietly slips into the crowd and is lost in a sea of people never to be found. The word of the attack spreads and soon it i ...

(7 pages) 357 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The deeper meaning to the poem 'The Conqueror Worm' BY Edgar Allen Poe

ind. We play our lives in this stage for everyone else to see. Lines three through six describe the crowd and how they are there to see 'a play of hopes and fears.' If people would look beyond the poi ... em are also some very meaningful keys in showing the hidden meaning. The first stanza describes the crowd that has gathered to watch the enactment of our human lives. Lines three and four states 'an a ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

What controls a person's first Impression?

'Read my lips. No new taxes.' The well groomed candidate shouted to his audience. The crowd erupted in cheers and for many Americans, this was their first long lasting impression of soon ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Burnside Project

I come around the corner, and a smile comes across my face. I love it when thereisn't a crowd. Only two other people braved the chill, and had the will, to get up thisearly. Upon arrival, ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An analysis of how the author gains the sympathy of the reader in "Shooting an Elephant," by George Orwell

sured to shoot theelephant: "Here I was the white man with his gun, standing in front of theunarmed crowd - seemingly the leading actor of the piece; but in reality I wasonly an absurd puppet pushed t ...

(3 pages) 240 0 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Advantages of Stupidity

. Beingstupid can annoy even the most sensitive people. If one actsstupid, and does it in the wrong crowd, like a group of adults, itwill seem more immature than funny. If one is forced to act stupidw ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Does your environment shape you? In this text we will be discussing about how the environment we live in influences us.

y attract our attention. Although many of us teenagers live up to a standard so they can fit into a crowd at school. The newspaper articles and stories we read and hear about can grab our attention ve ...

(2 pages) 134 2 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

In An Oldster's Mind

Crowd and noise always interrupt my mind in the TV room. I desire someone to take me back to my priv ...

(6 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


As I stood at the three point line, the ball seemed to be in slowmotion. Screams from the crowd came as the ball dropped through thenet. Not only did this shot go in but it dropped through t ... incing nod and a energeticresponse I was on my way back onto the court. I reentered the game andthe crowd began to applaud, I was so nervous. It was like the firsttime I had ever played basketball in ...

(7 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Emotions portrayed in literary works and artistic displays. Speaks of works by Poe, Baudelaire, Monet, and Warhol

ks and artisitic displays, such as those ofPoe, Baudelaire, Manet, and Warhol. In Poe's "Man of the Crowd,"there are several descriptions of different types of people based ontheir appearances, but on ... s towards one another and the emotions involved in the socialsetting.The opening of "The Man of the Crowd," describes the emotionsinvolved in untold secrets and the deepest of crimes; there areinterna ...

(7 pages) 129 1 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

JFK Assassination

ion, and decided to make trip a to hostile Dallas to campaign. The President arrived in Dallas to a crowd of happy people hoping to get a glimpse of the President. As his motorcade proceeded down Elm ...

(13 pages) 232 0 4.8 Jan/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A wander through Wordsworth's poem "I Wander Lonely as a Cloud"

traying.I wander as lonely a cloudThat floats on high o'er vales and hills,When all at once I saw a crowd,A host, of golden daffodils;Beside the lake, beneath the trees,Fluttering and dancing in the b ...

(2 pages) 138 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scarlet letter summary

ith her. On the scaffold she if asked to reveal the name of Pearl's father, but she refuses. In the crowd Hester recognizes her husband from Amsterdam, Roger Chillingworth.Chillingworth visits Hester ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Civil Rights Movement

ted two different races. Those you thought it was wrong wouldn't even think about going against the crowd of people who thought it was right, because in the South they were out ruled. Many African Ame ...

(6 pages) 269 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights