Essays Tagged: "Gift"


ys. Christmas is a good holiday because students get a vacation from school, people get to exchange gifts with friends and family, and people get to spend time with their families. Those three reasons ... l the first semester, he or she is sure to survive the second semester.Next, people get to exchange gifts with friends and family. Exchanging gifts is always fun because people receive new things. Who ...

(2 pages) 162 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Christmas gifts you love (to hate)

of sugar plums--or stereos, new cars, the latest computer, and various otherdesirable and expensive gifts--dance through our heads. Unfortunately the reality ofChristmasgift-giving is often a far cry ... me we've reached our late teens--when, coincidentally, the potential forreceiving truly outstanding gifts is optimized--we realize that Christmas gifts areseldom what we hope for. In fact, from year t ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The gift of the magic, a continuation

the best present anyone could ever give their girlfriend. "Now,"Jim thought, "will this be a useful gift, and I don't mean in a few years, this time I want to get it right," So Jimthought for two days ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.7 Sep/1996

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

Giving is better than receiving, in my opinion.

If I had to choose between opening gifts from someone or giving gifts to someone, I would choose the giving. I like to give gifts more ... nd friends enjoy the present that I gave them. The best joy of having my family and friends receive gifts by me is the expressions on their faces when they open the gifts. The main reason why I like g ... g is because of the reactions of my family and friends.I put a lot of effort into finding the right gift for someone. The first thing I do is look through my craft books and decide what I am going to ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


such as, Alejandro Amenabar's THE OTHERS, M. Night Shyamalan's THE SIXTH SENSE and Sam Raimi's THE GIFT are quickly making their way into households everywhere.There is no formula for a thriller othe ... of disheartened child psychologist, Dr Malcolm Crowe, Cole is forced to face his fears. Whilst 'THE GIFT' is slightly different from the previous two films mentioned, it still focuses on a supernatura ...

(6 pages) 80 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The title is "Isn't It Romantic?" This essay compares the short stories "A Haunted House" by O. Henry and "The Gift of the Magi" by Virginia Woolf. This covers theme, setting, and mood.

een written on the subject. Two such short stories are "A Haunted House" by Virginia Woolf and "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry. These two stories share commonalities and differences in their theme, ... ing, and mood.True love has long since been a common use in stories, and "A Haunted House" and "The Gift of the Magi" are no exception. Within both short stories love provides the basis for the common ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gift Giving In Modern Society

Gift Giving in modern society can be a good and bad thing. Sometimes gifts are given out of love fro ... given out of love from the heart. Other times they are given to feed an others greed. At times, the gift giver can be unfairly judged by the price or size of the gift. Gift Giving has also always been ... e or size of the gift. Gift Giving has also always been a part in showing power.I believe that some gifts are given strait from the heart. These gifts are usually accepted with love and happiness. Som ...

(1 pages) 28 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How to paper: Wrapping up the Season How to wrap gifts

Wrapping Up The Season!!!One of the best parts about the holiday season are the gifts. Everybody lovesreceiving gifts, but nobody ever thinks about the wrapping part of theequation ... esreceiving gifts, but nobody ever thinks about the wrapping part of theequation. Most people dread gift wrapping because they find it too tedious anddull. Besides, why spend so much time on something ... mething when in the end it is justgoing to be shred to pieces? Well, no matter what the size of the gift,wrapping a present does not have to be boring or drawn on as one might think itdoes. The follow ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marketing Plan

ny Name: Didi's DelightsI. Executive SummaryDidi's Delights will be the leading all occasion edible gift basket retailer in the Broward County area in Florida, with a rapidly growing customer base thr ... de County and West Palm Beach, Florida. The signature line of premium bakery goods including edible gift baskets, edible cookies, gourmet coffee, tea, and candy made to order or already made for pick ...

(10 pages) 462 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Traditional Company Transition Paper: Toys "R" Us

d States. The online registry reduces geographical obstacles and the guesswork from purchasing baby gifts. Individuals can simply go online to choose, purchase and mail the correct gift straight to th ... ls helping them locate the correct toy.Toys "R" Us introduced an exciting selection of personalized gifts for the whole family in October 2002 (Toys "R" Us, 2006). This unique merchandise is available ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


experience. Christmas time around my house consists of three basic traditions such as: decorations, gifts, and dinner.The first tradition is decorating the house. At my home we hang a lot of shiny gol ... radiant star on top, as the sweat smell of pine fills the air.The second tradition my family has is gifts. We don't open all of gifts on Christmas, just the ones we get from our parents. The gifts we ...

(1 pages) 519 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Friend

g sand! My annoyance was intoxicating me, when my attention fell upon a shiny object on your bed. A gift? A token of gratitude for my services? My Lord, it was your pen! I picked it up, thinking what ... orning light with a plate of offerings in her hands. She smiled at me, and I wanted to show her the gift- but what was it? What was it in her smile, the innocent bliss twinkling in her eyes, or maybe, ...

(3 pages) 516 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Christmas My family has always raised me that Christmas is not just about gifts but giving and family too. When I was in fourth grade I usually got off the bus around ...

(2 pages) 488 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

We are brought up on romantic love

led, and one is left with a low sense of oneself.The essence of true love can infact be compared to gift giving. The immeasurability of gift-giving, its wearying effects on the spirit when not recipro ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Gift That Counts

e things we all loved to do when we were younger, so I resort to spending money on buying a card or gift. If something is homemade, it means more to the receiver of the gift, because it means that you ... words form someone else and someone else?s work. I want to show that special someone receiving the gift what they really mean to me. Having store bought gifts trying to portray my feelings and words ...

(3 pages) 563 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Marcel Mauss' "The Gift" - Social Insurance Legislation

In Marcel Mauss’ The Gift the author shows us the ancient tradition of gift giving and receiving. He also explains the fu ... s such. Mauss shows that there is something inherent and intangible within the giving of the actual gift. There is a sort of spirit within the actual gift itself and that spirit or hau, as it is calle ... and that spirit or hau, as it is called, must be returned to the original giver by way of a return gift.The hau of a gift is the driving force behind the feelings of reciprocity one has when giving o ...

(2 pages) 1425 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology