Essays Tagged: "fingers"

Ouija Boards

d to direct the answers. Two or more people rest a Ouija board on their laps and press their fingers lightlyon the pointer. One of them asks the board a question. The pointer supposedly answers ... rds. According to people who believein the ouija board, spirits guide the pointer. Others think the fingers of the questionerinfluence the pointer. There are basic guidelines that should be fol ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Literature and Life - "Of Human Bondage" and Beyond

uote is: 'He had lived always in the future, and the present always, always had slipped through his fingers.' In and of itself, this is a very powerful quote. However, it can be given even more power ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Paper on The History of the Stringed Instrument to 1800

plifies the sound waves.The harp is a stringed instrument in which the strings are plucked with the fingers. In different forms it was played by people of nearly all lands throughout the ages.The olde ... ment has a strap and rests on the player's knee. The player is shown with eyes fixed on the playing fingers of the left hand. The second Hittite stringed instrument with fretboard is appearing in a sc ...

(19 pages) 180 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hidden persuaders, advertising

make them by some hidden force. When you look at all the brands of milk powder available today the fingers in your hand wouldn't be enough to count them. We have to make a decision on which brand to ...

(3 pages) 266 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

My experience of moving to India

- -Tap ... tap ... tap ... I looked up to see a blurry figure of my mother tapping a few fingers on my shoulder. 'Sorry to wake you up, Rishi, but me and Daddy have something important to ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An essay on computer communications

logged onto Cleveland Freenet that summer, sending e-mail and posting usenet news messages until myfingers bled, I began to notice the little things. Electronic mail addresses started popping up on b ...

(4 pages) 119 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

A four page paper about Spider Monkeys

tail can support their whole body weight. Spider monkeys have no thumbs, but they have very strong fingers. An adult usually weighs between thirteen and twenty-five pounds and is about nineteen to tw ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Friends Till the End

, so entwined these many years, would forever be changed.Bobby clutched a smooth black stone in his fingers. He leaned into the light breeze, preparing to skip it across the harbour waters, but stoppe ... remembering that the gods did not like land removed from the island. As the stone slipped from his fingers, his eyes followed the ripples that glided on and off the grey beach where he stood, then ro ...

(5 pages) 148 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

DNA Fingerprinting

huge part of Biotechnology. Every human being has a unique DNA fingerprint. Regular fingerprints on fingers are not as reliable as they once were. Conventional fingerprints are easily altered by surge ...

(1 pages) 109 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Freedom through the press

eyeThe boys innocent lips formed the question, why?Then With inhuman strength, A father lifts dying fingers to skyPointing to a cloth, flying on highHis heart burns like fire, beats like a drumAs with ... y die a hero's death in the struggle for democracy.Then With inhuman strength, A father lifts dying fingers to skyPointing to a cloth, flying on highHis heart burns like fire, beats like a drumAs with ...

(5 pages) 118 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Issue of Gun Control

ols of destruction. As responsible Americans, we have let our freedom and security slip through our fingers and disappear forever. I advocate legislation that would take the handguns out of the crimin ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.5 Sep/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"My Fear of Public Speaking" by Josh Abney

nding in front of a room filled to the brim with people of all ages, I am utterly without mind. My fingers are numb with fear, and my stomach is turning every which way. I take a deep breath, and tr ...

(3 pages) 182 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Angst - analyzing how baseball healed (emotionally) both Moonlight Graham and Shoeless Joe Jackson in the book "Shoeless Joe" by W. P. Kinsella.

know something he doesn't..." (128) Shoeless Joe Jackson was able to reach out and wrap his fingers around his dream, yet had it ripped cruelly from his groping hands. His hold wasn't as tight ...

(2 pages) 81 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Description of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development until the age of two and early motor development of infants.

hs. These are reflexive behaviors that occur in stereotyped repetition, such as opening and closing fingers repetitively. The repetition of change actions to reproduce interesting consequences, such a ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

About the hypnotizing blades of a fan.

ing from the electric fan. From the blades. The very source that caused his Auntie Jane to lose her fingers. And now, it stood serenely about 5 metres away from him. A harmless object that was suppose ... discovered, convinced him that his aunt was not hallucinating.The first owner, Mr. Miller, lost his fingers one night after coming home from work. He had rested on his couch - dead-beat from carrying ...

(2 pages) 56 4 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gun Control - Do or Die.

nation had just identified itself as its own separate country. We had furtively slipped through the fingers of our British proprietors, and were terrified that they would make a crushing grab to recla ...

(3 pages) 127 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

How to shoot a basketball.

nd get ready to follow your shot for the rebound. Grab the ball and place it on your knee. Put your fingers on the black lines outlining the ball. Place you left hand index finger on the line. With yo ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Muderous Husband.

ly polished board with letter numbers on it. Two people will sit with the board between them, their fingers resting lightly on a small teardrop-shaped, table like object. This is called the planchette ... nt into town and were able to buy one. Back home, they sat with the board across their knees, their fingers resting on the planchette.Janet asked what was going to happen. The board quickly spelled ou ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

Commentary on Yeats' poem, "Leda and the Swan".

, such as "the staggering girl (...) the nape (...) her helpless breast (...) those terrified vague fingers (...) the loosening thighs". On the other hand, the words used to identify Zeus are more met ... se of diction, compares the human versus the supernatural, such as seen in "How can those terrified fingers push/ The feathered glory from her loosening thighs?" The contrast between the "terrified fi ...

(2 pages) 67 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparing and Contrasting two pieces of music.

ting and listening to a peaceful waterfall and finding peace to my soul. But it also made me tap my fingers and feet.The second piece by the Hovhannes had awoken a totally different emotion in me, ins ... appen. After a while I started to get annoyed of all the repeated high notes. But I still tapped my fingers according to the Marimba. Unfortunately I didn't have any intellectual or spiritual response ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies