Essays Tagged: "flight of stairs"

"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

ed the Far Common and up to the First Academy Building. He stops at the foot of a long white marble flight of stairs. The steps seem to be very hard, even after all these years they have only worn sli ...

(26 pages) 56 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A women who is dealing with suicidals thoughts and how an 'angel' rescues her.

tained my discolored face. With the little breath I had left, I pushed my lifeless body up the last flight of stairs.Pushing the heavy door open, I found myself on top of an apartment building. A warm ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Sleepers", by lorenzo Carcaterra, summary of the book, quotes, questions, written in essay format

rt. But he was faster than they had anticipated and they accidentally sent the cart tumbling down a flight of stairs onto an elderly man below, nearly killing him. They were sentenced to spend a year ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The theme of gender separation in the poem Home Burial by Robert Frost.

on represents an overall division between two genders.The poem begins with the husband looking up a flight of stairs at his wife. She, however, is looking to her son?s gravesite through a window behin ...

(5 pages) 73 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A book report about the novel Joshua by Joseph F. Girzone. Joshua is quite like Jesus, and must work through a very similar but modern-like experience of Jesus' troubles.

e, as Jesus did. Joshua also revived the dead boy, Michael, after he had taken a deadly fall down a flight of stairs on the ship Joshua was on. Not only that, but Joshua also de-paralyzed the Cardinal ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pompeii: Some primary sources for pompeii and descriptions of thier purpose. On funeral and burial practices

ium in structure and in pure Italic style, the temple was constructed on a high base, with a double flight of stairs at its front. Inside the temple lay the "cella", accessible only to the priests, an ...

(5 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ow every detail of the set from which way a door must open onstage to the height of each tread on a flight of stairs. Designers must deal with practical as well as aesthetic considerations.Every set h ...

(1 pages) 1186 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Osgood Schlatter's disease

After football practice in Jr. High, I began to ascend a flight of stairs; however, this particular moment was a lot more painful than before. I had been exp ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stephen Hawking

t complete the others because he said he did not have enough time. Once, in college, he fell down a flight of stairs. After he fell down, he could not remember anything, gradually he began remembering ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Blue Bird

d I should probably get out of here before he explodes. I jolted out of the apartment down the five flight of stairs and stopped when I was in the parking lot. I was very tired from this whole ordeal ... ke someone was pushing on my chest. See I'm on the chubby side so you can't expect me to run down 5 flights of stairs and be alive. Yes lets go to the Pet Store and see what they have. While I was wal ...

(5 pages) 941 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Black Cat

that the cat has returned from the dead to kill him. The cat almost causes him to fall down a steep flight of stairs and he becomes so enraged that he takes an axe and raises it to strike the cat but ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chinese Art

that my eyes were seeing correctly, and for sure, it was the correct place.I had to walk up a small flight of stairs and pass through a doorway that was open. I only went a couple more feet before a s ...

(8 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A Separate Peace: Comparison

ants to visit two places: "I reached a marble foyer, and stopped at the foot of a long white marble flight of stairs." And: "There were several trees bleakly reaching into the fog. Any one of them mig ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The Sea and its moods

ancient Roman arenas to face my death.The ship was huge, almost palatial. The ascent up the narrow flight of stairs seemed endless and when I finally reached my destination, I wished I had never agre ...

(4 pages) 1773 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

How Do The Childhood Years Affect Us Later In Life?

reaches a stage, remains there for a bit, and then eventually takes another step, like walking up a flight of stairs and pausing on each step.Cognitive development and understanding works is similar t ...

(3 pages) 58 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Injustice in Fritz Lang’s “Kangaroo Court”; Themes of Injustice and Insanity in Fritz Lang's M

nt picture of justice in this movie. When the characters enter the courtroom, they must walk down a flight of stairs. This descension is symbolic of something that is less than impartial. It is almost ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers