Essays Tagged: "fishermen"

Expository Essay - The Old Man and the Sea

ther, and were very close. The old man respected the sea, unlike some of the younger, richer fishermen. They referred to the sea as a man. '...spoke of her as el mar which is masculine.' (p.30) ... n. '...spoke of her as el mar which is masculine.' (p.30) This was considered improper to the older fishermen, as it was spoken of like a place or a contestant. The old man always referred to the sea ...

(3 pages) 141 0 2.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Book Report on Willie Morris' Good Old Boy

azoo City. One of these legends involved a woman who lived by the Yazoo river. She supposedly lured fishermen to her house to kill and bury them in the woods never to be found again. The sheriff event ...

(3 pages) 37 0 2.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Santiago as a Hemmingway Code Hero in Hemingway's "The Old Man and The Sea"

mes he wished for some of the modern conveniences others had, he was able to do without them. Other fishermen had radios to pass the time while all Santiago had were his thoughts and sometimes the boy ... talk to or to help with the mighty fish. Santiago does not have relationships with any of the other fishermen,Mueller 3outside of polite conversation. His perseverence to catch his prey implicates the ...

(3 pages) 105 0 3.8 Sep/1996

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

Caring for the Kenia

rs ( Kenai river, Kasilof river, or the Anchor river) and there are so many tourist and other local fishermen crowding the river banks that there's no room for you and your kid to fish, without bumpin ... ish, without bumping into other people around you.Currently one of the greatest complaints of local fishermen is the over crowding of our rivers, particularly during tourist season, which happens to b ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparative Essay of Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing.

we knew. Just as in any other sport, understanding gives rise to advantage and success. As serious fishermen, we had dedicated much thought to understanding the fish, hypothesizing their behavior. On ... readily eat the prey that is normally available. This, we concluded, was a sort of defense against fishermen and their foreign lures and was acquired through the fishes' own previous experience of ea ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

In the book Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls illustrates that hard work is rewarding.

work when he saves all of his money to purchase two hounds. Near his house in the Ozark Mountains, fishermen always camp out and leave behind some possessions. On one occasion he found a "Sportsman's ...

(2 pages) 40 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mt. Carmel-Descriptive essay of a camp i go to every summer

ming and playing on the bright yellow fun bugs, boaters dragging skiers and tubers behind them, and fishermen trying to find the best spot to catch fish at. Along the shoreline, you would see two padd ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The History of Hamburg, Germany

castle at Hammaburg. The Alster village near by remained the residence of small agriculturists and fishermen who were part time Artisans.By the eleventh century, both of these settlements had a total ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

El Nino or La Nina

;o. The term was discovered by several people who were as simple and plain as you and I. Years ago, fishermen in Ecuador and Peru noticed that during some of their winters, the ocean became warmer tha ... during some of their winters, the ocean became warmer than usual. When the ocean became warmer, the fishermen noticed that they could not catch as many fish. The fishermen also noticed that the amount ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Reading Response..."Five Red Herrings"

cifically the Galloway region, and the town of Kirkcudbright, a community mainly comprised of local fishermen and resident artists augmented by seasonal vacationers many of who are annual visitors. Sa ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Thropian: An Original Myth

beaches for recreation, and grassy hillsides for children to play on. Also on the coast there were fishermen's docks, and small harbors for their boats.The sea was also home to the monster Thropnon. ... ome to the monster Thropnon. He was a sort of giant lizard, who was for the most part friendly. The fishermen saw him often, and were not afraid. The thing Thropnon loved most was to swim wildly about ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


es of freshwater fish. Along the river's margins, fishing villages and pagodas melt into landscape. Fishermen are slinging their nets in the river in search of that day's catch.Little has changed alon ...

(7 pages) 59 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Old Man and the Sea

n unlucky old man. Hemingway portrays this old man as motivated, passionate, and hopeful. The older fishermen of the village respect Santiago while the younger fisherman view him as just an old man wi ... nly the remains of the marlin; he received no monetary profit, but gained the respect of his fellow fishermen.

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analytical Essay of the Poem 'A message from the Fish'

were a fish, referring to the fish as 'we'. His poem is written as an appeal to all humans, mainly fishermen, to be more careful with the fragile earth and to think of the consequences of their actio ... of his life there. The old seaman feels strongly about fish being slowly wiped out, he has watched fishermen 'reap' the fish for many years. He decided that something had to be done about it so he wr ...

(4 pages) 47 1 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

U.S. Fisheries and the environment: an alternative view

s at the U.S. fishing industry en mass (without making distinctions in commercial vs. hook and line fishermen) while having no personal stake in it may work in passionate public service announcements, ... e decimated Atlantic stocks. Seldom is method of capture differentiated: hook and line Atlantic cod fishermen were affectively being punished for what trawling was responsible for.Another example of g ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A Pursuasive Essay on Why Shark Finning Should Be Banned

esting the sick, weak and dying creatures in its environment.Picture a fishing boat out at sea. The fishermen are lowering miles and miles of cable lined with thousands of baited hooks. These cables d ... others. The most common species to be caught are dolphins, turtles, swordfish, tuna and sharks. The fishermen unhook every single carcass, whether it is dead or half-alive. Tuna and Swordfish are clea ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"Old fisherman and the sea".

the old fisherman, had caught a fish, and he was forced to suffer not only the ridicule of younger fishermen, but near-starvation as well. Moreover, Santiago had lost his young companion, a boy named ... to bait one of his lines. By now he was far away from land, and much farther out than all the other fishermen. Resisting the temptation to sleep or to let his mind wander, Santiago concentrated on his ...

(6 pages) 22 1 4.2 Oct/2005

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

International Business Transactions Course: Term Project-Tuna Fish Farm Business

the tuna fish in the sea with fishing boats and carry them to the farms. The farms not only let the fishermen keep the fish fresh and secure; but also let them feed the tuna fish in order to increase ... parallel to the trend of building fish farms. The Mediterranean Sea is the hunting area of Turkish fishermen for tuna fish. Each year tuna fish enter the Mediterranean Sea from the ocean to lay their ...

(45 pages) 127 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What are some of the likely environmental impacts of a 'free market' economic system?

is over fishing is supply and demand, the consumer wanted fish, the price of the fish went up, more fishermen went out into the North Sea and the base stock of fish plummeted, in essence, demand outst ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Maturity, prepared on personal experience

necessarily, accompanied by extensive knowledge; though the wise can be found among the carpenters, fishermen, and even housewives. Wherever it exists, wisdom shows itself as a perception of the relat ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing