Essays Tagged: "horses"

Chaucer's Knight, a character sketch. From "Canterbury Tales"

eed, his sketch of the knight is highly complimentary.The knight, Chaucer tells us, 'possessed/Fine horses, but hewas not gaily dressed' (ll. 69-70). Indeed, the knight is dressed in acommon shirt whi ...

(2 pages) 127 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comanche Culture

ming ranging between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the Black Hills. They got their first horses around 1680 and it changed dramatically within a few years. Groups of Comanche separated from ... Arkansas.Comanche herds also supplied Americans with mules for the southern cotton plantations and horses used to reach California during the 1849 gold rush. For this reason, the Comanche were probab ...

(7 pages) 141 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

'Misery' by Antov Chekhov

about the street lamps, which have just been lighted, and lying in a thin soft layer on the roofs, horses' backs, shoulders, caps.' (30) The picture portrayed is that of dull, gloomy, sludge and gray ... ttle colt went and died . . . You'd be sorry, wouldn't you? . ..'(34) His horse listens as all good horses do. 'The little mare munches, listens, and breaths on her master's hands.'(34) Iona is now co ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

was never precisely established but the general time period issuggested by the setting. The use of horses for transportation back and forth between the two homeswas maximized as there was a consisten ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oedipus rex by Sophocles

pedestal. It all started one day when he metup with King Laius:Seated in it. The groom leading the horsesForced me off the road at his lord's command;But as this charioteer lurched over towards meI s ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

essay on John Boorman's movie "Excalibur"

ghts, Squires; prepare for battle!' hollers one of the kings noble knights. The rumbling thunder of horses trotting across the wooden mote bridge echoes throughout the castle. Brave knights gallop the ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/1997

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

My Grandfather's Life, personal essay

ved to New Mexico. There he lived on a dude ranch his step-father was building, and he got to ride horses a lot. His chores there were to strip trees to help build buildings, and he took care of the ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A personal opinionated essay on 'The Jade Peony' by Wayson Choy, 'Horses of the Night' by Margaret Laurence, and 'The Masqe of the Red Death.' by Edgar Allen Poe

king it fluent and easyto read. The three storys I will compare and contrast are: 'The Jade Peony','Horses of the Night', and 'The Masqe of the Red Death.' I intend to finewether o not the author of t ... to truly fix this story would be to re-write it.The second story I chose to write about is called 'Horses of the Night'by Margaret Laurence. I did enjoy reading this short story dipite the fact itsee ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The High Waymen" (inspired by tale of two cities, by Dickens )

n with a large rifle. The Rifleman had keen eyes and his ears were at attention, listening over the horses for oncoming riders; for the Highwaymen who prayed on the stages.Long after the sun had set, ... stages.Long after the sun had set, not a sound had been heard over the consistent clip-clop of the horses. Their hooves hit the dirt road, broadcasting a message for nearly a mile of the nearing prey ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.3 Mar/1997

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

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

inens. They wore the linens and put pillowcases on their heads. They also draped the linen over the horses they rode. In the beginning, the men wanted to do nothing more than play pranks on people. Th ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Evolution of Land Animals. How has life come to be what it is now? Learn Darwin's view on evolution. Learn about various animals and proof evolution exists.

ngle gene. The evolution of land animals is still studied today, including elephants, giraffes, and horses. Which are giving us greater clues to how existence started. Let us first establish that all ... est had a better chance of survival.Fifteen million years before the direct ancestors of modern day horses existed, at least three species of horses roamed the forests and grasslands of Florida. They ...

(6 pages) 240 6 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a disease among horses that damages the Central Nervous System (CNS). If not treated, it can be deadly. The protozoa ... ting opossum feces. By eating dead birds, the opossum completes the Sarcocystis parasite life-cycle.Horses become infected with the parasite by eating either bird or opossum droppings that might be in ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


out in the shining day to their farm, which is 3 minutes from home. There, David learns about cows, horses, sheep, and many other farm animals. His mother teaches him the benefits of those farm animal ...

(8 pages) 288 6 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Title: The Horse Dealer's Daughter by D.H. Lawrence. The relationship between two characters: Mabel and Dr.Ferguson.

tance, the eldest brother Joe doesn't care about anything but nevertheless, he watches his family's horses "with a glazed look of helplessness in his eyes." Since his future is unwelcoming, Joe compar ... zed look of helplessness in his eyes." Since his future is unwelcoming, Joe compares himself to the horses. The author writes, "his life was over, he would be a subject animal now." Because Mabel's th ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"I'm A Fool" by Sherwood Anderson

e use of dramatic irony.The narrator believes that stealing, swearing, getting drunk, and bandaging horses is of far greater importance than a high school diploma or university degree. Anderson is imp ...

(2 pages) 24273 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro - Summary and response

ger brother, she was still under appreciated. One winter when she was eleven years old they had two horses, Mack and Flora. Mack was an old workhorse slow and easy to handle. Flora was a sorrel mare w ...

(2 pages) 109 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brainwashing American Democracy

olicies in Columbia Support Mass Murder." "NAFTA Destroys Farming Communities in U.S. and Abroad." "Horses Face Lives of Unnecessary Abuse for Drug Company Profits." These are a couple of titles from ...

(3 pages) 104 1 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Arabian Horse

Across the world, horses are an important part of life. Each breed of horse is prized for a specific reason. The Arabi ... iery, courageous, and gentle, with high self-esteem" (Equiworld, The Arab). Arabians are short lean horses, but "despite their somewhat small size and light build, they are strong" (Patent 10). Arabia ... g" (Patent 10). Arabians have an immense amount of endurance. They can carry the same load as other horses for much longer distances. There slender muscles allow them to run faster and longer without ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Inductive essay on the book "The Wars" by Timothy Findley

." (Findley 213) In this quote Robert is trying to escape the burning building, and save all of the horses at the same time. Mickle, a fellow officer pursuing Robert, orders the doors open on the-1-Sm ... totally destroys them both mentally and emotionally. While Robert is being shelled, he rescues the horses; he is scrambling in a mad frenzy. He manages to stampede the horses into a different barn fu ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Friend or Foe?

¿Amigo o enemigo?Friend or Foe?When Sydney and I had put the horses in their stalls, we walked to the tack room, and opened the refrigerator, looking for a cold ...

(5 pages) 97 2 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing