Essays Tagged: "ears"

The Burnside Project

ore than the dailychat most are forced to endure. The sound of the second person rolls softly in my ears.His image creeps into the corner of my eye while I inspect my shoes. I scrub the solesback and ... Started as a project by a few who were dedicated, it has become muchmore than its name implies. My ears lose the roll of the other skaters wheels as he stopsacross the way. I put my foot on the tail ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Morality and Politics

n my speech with. In fact, the only problem I did come across was finding one that wouldn't turn my ears red from embarrassment because they were that dirty! Jokes about Politicians may be funny, but ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Man in a bathtub, a psychological turmoil fiction story

he glass shower.Johnny put his hands under his head and lay back all the way so the waterfilled his ears. Now he heardthe shower hitting the water in the tub from underwater. Everything seemed alot qu ... nutes wouldn't hurt anything. John gazed up at the bathroom window, askylight he had built himself years ago.There it stood, miles above hishead. Johnny suspected it was about noon. He could feel how ...

(3 pages) 84 2 4.5 Sep/1996

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

"The High Waymen" (inspired by tale of two cities, by Dickens )

priceless. He was accompanied by another man with a large rifle. The Rifleman had keen eyes and his ears were at attention, listening over the horses for oncoming riders; for the Highwaymen who prayed ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.3 Mar/1997

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

A Visit of Charity Written By Eudora Welty

e who she visits just as long as the person is an elderly woman. "Marian pushed her hair behind her ears, as she did when it was time to study Science," (p436), this passage shows us how much she loat ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Kill a Mockingbird: Irony and Sarcasm

. Another important method was showing the view through a growing child's (Scout Finch) mind, eyes, ears, and mouth. There is another very significant method that was used. In the novel, To Kill a Moc ... d seem pretty idiotic to most people to despise people based upon what their ancestors had done 70 years ago. "North Alabama was full of Liquor Interests, Big Mules, steel companies, Republicans, prof ...

(6 pages) 61 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Aesthetics Definition - This essay was simply to personally define the term aesthetics for my art appreciation class.

we would run wildly across the field and lie on our backs as we let the blades of grass tickle our ears while the warm summer wind blew across the yard and swirled around us. The leaves of the trees ...

(2 pages) 82 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Creative writing about a swim meet(dialogues)

times."You're up. Swimmers take your mark: get set..." says the announcer.Silence roars through the ears of my memory. The horn sounded, then the crowd went wild, and we were off."Swim...stroke...pull ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Interpretation of "The Lottery" by Shirly Jackson-A tale of pointless violence, inhumanity, and senseless adherence, while unintentionally enlightening the readers with a morality lesson.

arly interpretation of The LotteryA lottery: the word lightly rings a blissful tone through out the ears of most American citizens. Yet, in the small town that Shirley Jackson writes about in her shor ... n that Shirley Jackson writes about in her short story The Lottery, the word unknowingly stings the ears of these quiet townspeople. Jackson writes about a town that is blinded by an adherence to a tr ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Mask, an essay on the war aspect of Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell To Arms."

ide behind, a veil before the eyes that removes faces and replaces them with targets. They fill our ears with glory, to drown out the screams, and replace the bodies of those we have loved with medals ... d it forever changed, never knowing that it was the mask that changed them. The uniform removes the ears and imprisons thoughts, drawing lines of black and white until the gray beneath is lost to the ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Metal Detectors: Justifying School Safety

en students has carried a weapon to school in New York. Statistics like this cannot be music to the ears of parents. You have to wonder what schools are doing about this awful matter. A notion that ha ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Military Man.

The average age of the military man is 19 years. He is a short haired, tight-muscled kid who, under normal circumstances is considered by socie ... , under normal circumstances is considered by society as half man, half boy. Not yet dry behind the ears, not old enough to buy a beer, but old enough to die for his country.He never really cared much ... a ten-year-old jalopy, and has a steady girlfriend that broke up with him either when he left, or swears to be waiting when he returns from half a world away.He listens to rock and roll or hip-hop or ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Audio Waveforms.

ssure to move though the air. When these pressure waves reach us, they vibrate the receptors in our ears, and we hear the vibrations as sound. When you see a waveform that represents audio, that wavef ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

America's descent towards fascism through legislation that attacks civil liberteies, such as the Patriot Act.

My fellow Americans, lend me your ears. All around you is our omnipresent, leader, guide, shepherd and keeper, Big Government. Under t ... ton once said, "Guard against untrue patriotism." We certainly saw a marked rise of patriotism two years ago, true or untrue remains to be seen.Within its lengthy text, the Patriot act hides several k ...

(5 pages) 288 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What is the role of perception in the various Areas of Knowledge?

rs to the immediate, relatively unprocessed result of stimulation of sensory receptors in the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, or skin. Perception, on the other hand, better describes one's ultimate experien ... observations. For example, humans believed that the Earth was flat. This belief remained for many years until a famous scientist called Galileo proved it was spherical, through the use of his inventi ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Oedipus the king".

ir land. "I would willingly do anything to help you, indeed I should be heartless were I to stop my ears, to general petition such as this". The priest is the first character the audience is introduce ...

(5 pages) 91 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Imagery in Shakespeare's "Hamlet".

test word Would harrow up thy soul; freeze thy young blood...But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood" (I.5.19-25). When the audience or reader is at this point in the play, they ...

(4 pages) 69 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This paper is about the issue of rights in the topic of censorship in music.

extreme of the issue, claim that these vulgar and explicit lyrics have no place being heard by the ears of America. These two groups each envision the world in different ways. The anti-censorship gro ...

(6 pages) 151 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Strongest Woman".

four feet six inches, with short black hair about an inch from her shoulders. She has fairly normal ears, not too big and not too small. Her black beady eyes, perceptive of just about everything, that ... e towards her, both physically and emotionally. Now that I know the malignancy of his presence, it tears out my heart and eats away my soul. I wish I could have done something to avoid having to see m ...

(2 pages) 127 2 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Physics of sound.

ibrate. The vibrations in the air travel out from all directions of the object. They then reach our ears, and the brain reads them as sounds. Many sounds we hear travel through the air; however, they ... l have greater amplitude. The loudness of a sound is how strong the sound is to us when it hits our ears. At a certain frequency, the more intense the sound is, the louder it seems. Equally intense so ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics