Essays Tagged: "Hitchhiker"

This is a book report on the book: The HitchHiker by RL Stine

Grade 8 Book Report The Hitchhiker By: R.L. Stine3. Give a brief description of the plot in the st ... a long while later they turn on the radio and there was a news report of a man getting killed by a hitchhiker. They supposedly said that a hitchhiker did it because the old man liked to pick them up, ... t is the theme of the novel: The theme of this novel is it relates to life because there are hitchhikers in real life, which murders sometimes do occur cause of hitchhikers. There is a place ca ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fear and loathing

ory begins abruptly, out in the desert en route to the resort of Las Vegas. The author uses a tense hitchhiker as a mode, or an excuse, for a flashback that exposes the plot. An uncertain character pi ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas": Review.

resent tense, and his flashbacks.As Duke is explaining the origin of his assignment to a bewildered hitchhiker, he flashes back. The sequence is brought back to the present as he tells the hitchhiker ... ry--but only for those with true grit." The film then cuts back to Duke in the car, relating to the hitchhiker, "And we are chock full of that man!"Another technique that the filmmakers use to further ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams - Book Report

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" is a wonderful, humorous book created by Douglas Adams that includ ... s, by his mysterious alien friend from the small planet of Betelgeuse, named Ford Perfect. He was a hitchhiker that traveled the galaxy by hitching rides and wrote entries for the book he helped write ... dark hair, and never really at ease with himself.Ford Perfect was a friend of Arthur Dent. He is a hitchhiker traveling the galaxy, but unluckily, intending to stay there for a week, he became stuck ...

(4 pages) 41 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Diction of Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams's, author of the famous "!Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, which includes "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy", "Restaur ... e reader the tedium and uselessness of committee meetings, as seen in the book Mostly Harmless. The Hitchhiker's series was thought up in Adam's first cross between a satirical and drunken thought, th ... was also boring and simple in its own way. The idea was this, "Why doesn't England have a guide for hitchhikers?" Adam's went on to write a television show about it, which he then decided to convert i ...

(2 pages) 14 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Presidential power and the power to vote.

getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Life You Save May Be Your Own

the automobile he reconstructed, is now his happiness. After leaving the café, he picks up a hitchhiker, obviously running away from home. Mr. Shiftlet returns to his modest view of life preach ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galexy

I really liked The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy very much. Adams has a very differant writing style and can make me ... ed interesting and excting throughout the whole book. It was never boaring as some books can be.The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has a number of importent characters. Possibly the most importent c ... was the first ship that Arthur and Ford were stowaways aboard. Because the Vogons do not appreciate hitchhikers they throw them off the ship. Ford and Arthur soon finds themselves on another ship. Thi ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Untitled Film Still # 48" by Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman's photograph, Untitled Film Still # 48. The photograph, taken in 1979, shows a female hitchhiker waiting for a ride alongside a two-lane highway in the dim light of dusk.Sherman is an ac ... the facts of light, time, position, and prop all work together to tell the view that the woman is a hitchhiker.The photo makes an emotional appeal to anyone who views it. The delivery is passionate. T ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art