Essays Tagged: "grandparents"

Theodore Seuss Geisel III - The Great American Children's Poet

me.He was born in 1904 to Theodor Jr. and Henrietta Geisel of SpringfielMassachusetts. Both sets of grandparents were from Germany. Theodor Jr.was a wealthy brewer and tavern owner until the Prohibiti ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Explain why cultural diversity is important in a college education.

one who will listen, and most people do. It is a town where fathers, mothers,brothers, sisters, and grandparents teach their kids to "ignore those no-goodniggers," stay away from those "half-breeds" a ... ng to my idea and share it asoften as the issue comes up.I have a story about my experiences. At my grandparents house, we cannotwatch Cosby without hearing a racist slur from my grandfather. Great gu ...

(3 pages) 324 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A trip to El Salvador

In the summer of 1998, my grandparents took my brother and me to San Salvador,El Salvador in Central America. The reason for t ...

(2 pages) 136 1 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Baseball and American Popular Culture

ball has been apart of our culture since the mid to late nineteenth century(Wallup, p16). Our great grandparents, grandparents, and parents have been brought up with it and our parents teach the sport ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


very loud and grating voice, and that she kept on patting my hand (which annoyed me to no end). My grandparents are separated- my grandfather lives with us, while she lives in a separate apartment by ... , she labored in the rice fields of Shanghai. She moved to the States in her late sixties. After my grandparents separated, she moved to her apartment in Glendale. At the age of 88, she cooks for hers ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Hamster, an essay on a personal experience

was under my care.My parents had gone to San Fransisco for the weekend, and instead of staying atmy grandparents' house like my parents recommended, I decided to stay at home. Both ofmy sisters went t ... ster what had happened. In fact,shortly after I buried the little guy, my sister called me from our grandparents' house. Thevery first thing that she asked me was, "How's my hamster?" Those words hit ...

(4 pages) 138 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alzheimer's Disease, includes a .bmp diagram not visible in ansii

h effective cures and treatments, Canadians can expect to live a much longer lifethen that of their grandparents. In 1900 about 4% of the Canadian population was over the age of65. In 1989 that figure ...

(10 pages) 203 1 2.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

My Grandfather's Life, personal essay

ved in the suburbs of Dallas. He then moved to California and moved back to Texas to live with his grandparents for times when his mother couldn't have him stay with her. His mother married a man na ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An Introduction To Afro-Caribbean Migration

can male, who grew up in the San Joaquin Valley in the industrial part of a town called Fresno. His grandparents came to this Great Valley in search of creating a better life for themselves and their ... rican male who was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley in a small town called Porterville. My grandparents migrated with their children, my mother, father, and their brothers and sisters in hope ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Difference in Cultures

w who is going to be there to witness the child being born into their society. They are usually the grandparents, the representatives, and the Godparents that were selected by the parents and the repr ...

(9 pages) 230 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Generation X, Less Happy, Why?

ote to family or marital problems. I come to this conclusion from hearingabout my moms childhood.My grandparents have stayed together to this day regardless of their problemswhich made my moms childho ... her. My mom and uncles alsobecame a lot closer to my grandfather. Overall this experience showed my grandparentshow much they loved, missed, and needed each other but it was better when they handledth ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This is an essay on the person who has influenced my life the most. It is titled "The Ideal Woman".

lso a very patient woman. I remember one time when my sister and I were spending the night with our grandparents; our grandfather helped us catch some toads. Later that night, after we all got in the ...

(3 pages) 218 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

September 11th 2001.

It was about a month after these thoughts that it truly sunk in. I was flying out West to visit my grandparents, and it was at this time I really noticed the change. Even before I reached the airport ...

(3 pages) 175 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

COMPLETE Book Report on the book Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

d boy, is introduced. He lives in a 3-story cupola. One night each week he was allowed to go to his grandparents cupola and wake the town. He yells out to the town, to wake everyone up. Then it is men ...

(9 pages) 72 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The mother of the civil rights movement. How Rosa Parks was influenced by early beliefs to change a nation and stand up for her rights.

rpenter who left home when Rosa was two and Leona was a teacher. At age of two they moved to Rosa's grandparents' farm. At age 11 she enrolled in the Montgomery Industrial School for Girls, a private ... d her to do something, not only for her but also for humanity. The perspicacious way her mother and grandparents brought her up, the frustrated moments that she had to face during her adolescence and ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

How important was the stable family to Roman society?

tes. Everybody in one family lived in the same home. Those sharing a home would have included great grandparents, grandparents, parents and children.The family was an important institution to citizens ...

(10 pages) 91 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

How a man tried to kill my mother

yfriend. All of the sudden my mother and I started to rejoice.We took his old body and mailed to my grandparents where they can sell all the parts of the bodies to the unkown.TO BE COUNTINED...........

(1 pages) 152 5 2.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An essay book review of My Antonia, by Willa Cather.

ildhood. The novel then goes on to tell how he met Tony, when they became neighbors living with his grandparents on their Nebraska Farm. In their early childhood together that had great adventures roa ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What are the consequences of the breakdown of the traditional family for American society?

lated by blood, marriage, or adoption; also known as a nuclear family. The extended family includes grandparents, aunts, cousins, etc.The changing family: At one time families worked together on farms ...

(5 pages) 226 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

La quinceanera - A girl's right of passage into womanhood, which is celebrated when a girl turn's 15. I wrote this a year ago for Spanish class, and i got an A.

he parents invite hundreds of people for this gathering. Aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers, cousins, grandparents, friends, other family all attend the quinceañera. The parents have to have a hu ...

(1 pages) 189 2 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays