Essays Tagged: "Katrina"

A movie vs. book comparison of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

to cheer him up. Ichabod is very bad at dancing in both versions of this tale. He flails around and Katrina thinks he is odd. He stayed for a tête-à-tête in both versions. Although ... fight. In the video, it says he was hired by the Dutch. Also in the video, Brom Bones wants to take Katrina to Ohio so he can start his own farm. I said he stayed for a tête-à-tête ...

(2 pages) 97 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


can be shattered in an instancefrom many factors, one for instance Mother Nature such as hurricane Katrina. A tragic disaster that will go down in history for the damage it caused and lives taken but ...

(1 pages) 18 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Commentary on "The Last Americans".

The recent hurricanes, Katrina and Rita, along with global warming amplify Jared Diamond's thesis in "The Last Americans" t ... specially aquatic disasters, and most especially hurricanes." During the previous weeks, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ripped through the southern part of the country killing thousands of people and dam ... r our detrimental actions on the environment, as Diamond reiterates throughout his essay. Hurricane Katrina and Rita are physical reminders of the catastrophic effects of our apathy towards the enviro ...

(2 pages) 43 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Internet Article

o less than a dollar a gallon and up to more than three dollars a gallon. In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the U.S has seen gas prices skyrocket. The greatest single factor that may contrib ... ers as well as competition affect the price of gasoline and crude oil. During the recent hurricanes Katrina and Rita we saw an increase in price due to the fact that refinery's were affected by the st ...

(3 pages) 116 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Financing Katrina

Hurricane Katrina, that hit Louisiana in the late August, proved to be a disaster on many levels. Apart from t ... inimize the damages. And on top of everything, most of the areas and people hit and affected by the Katrina were not prepared for the scale of disaster.Katrina was hugely devastating and the magnitude ... ster. However, the federal and state officials, as well as ordinary people can derive a lesson from Katrina. This was not the first such disaster, and it surely was not the last one. According to eart ...

(11 pages) 95 0 4.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Oil: The Black Gold

ars a gallon. Many factors resulted in this price increase, including the recent Hurricanes such as Katrina and Rita that damaged many Gulf Refinery stations. However, these natural disasters only aff ...

(8 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Business Problem: Alarm & Security Technologies, Inc.

. The demands of consumers in this industry have severely changed due to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. A significant number of the available job force has left the area or has been displaced. Th ... adopted an attitude that they are irreplaceable. The amount of time to complete a specific job post-Katrina has increased significantly when compared to pre-Katrina times. AST wants to implement measu ...

(2 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Article Review - GDP

$319 billion for the budget year just ended; down from last year's record red ink though a surge in Katrina-driven spending threatens to drive it up again" (2005, para 1). He goes on in the article to ... ar and the natural disasters that occurred. A couple of the natural disasters, including hurricanes Katrina and Rita occurred in 2004, but the spending required to recover from those disasters has jus ...

(4 pages) 140 1 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sleepy Hollow

l they stop and analyze the plot but its there.In the movie, we notice a certain attraction between Katrina and Icabod. Even thought we never see actions that prove this, we still know that their attr ... the time that Icabod went looking for the man with no head tomb. Know one wanted to join Icabod so Katrina followed him to help him dig the tomb. This not only shows that Katrina is a Brave women, it ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Hero Like a Hurricane

“I’m your RA Katrina, like the hurricane,” she had said when we first met. It sounded strange, a bit intimid ... ones, became a source of great inspiration and helped to broaden my opinions.During conversations, Katrina usually got very quiet, subliminally signifying to us that she was trying to analyze everyon ... t when I foolishly locked myself out of the dorm at midnight and had no other choice but to ask for Katrina’s assistance. Although she had just awoken, her response was swift and she quickly made ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Oct/2007

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

Importance of Diversity Traini

one right, I feel that the training programs will bring our company promising results. One study by Katrina Jordan on diversity training in the workplace from the perspective of organization/human res ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Importance of diversity traini

one right, I feel that the training programs will bring our company promising results. One study by Katrina Jordan on diversity training in the workplace from the perspective of organization/human res ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sleepy Hallow

as not being able to eat, he had no real head, just a pumpkin. Ichabod still thought about his dear Katrina daily and was always trying to devise a plan of how to win her hand in marriage. Icha ... umpkin. Then Brom Bones would trade places with Ichabod and Ichabod would be able to marry the dear Katrina. Ichabod knew that he may have to wait some time before Brom would come through the f ...

(3 pages) 4 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Analysis of The Romantic Elements In Sleepy Hollow

th of life. The tree of the dead is a symbol, not only for evil, but for the destruction of nature. Katrina observes that "the tree bleeds"(Lerangis 74). In doing so, the reader is shown that the dest ... , and he is the one who makes the transition from city life to the more simple life of the country. Katrina announces the views of her father, and those shared by many. It is true that most of the pop ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How Hurricane Katrina Affected Me

I recently moved back to Louisiana from La Crosse, WI. Living there when Katrina and Rita hit affected me in such a way, I knew I had to move back. I just couldn't bare to s ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Staff Plan: National Guard Joint Operations Center

rent and subjected to wild fires, floods, tornadoes, and anticipated with hurricanes. As Hurricanes Katrina and Rita illustrated in 2005, the National Guard will most likely play a large role in other ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Gap Analysis: Global Communications

services both nationally and internationally.The President spoke with the Chief Executive Officer, Katrina, after a meeting with the Board of Directors and she sent an email to the Senior Leadership ... on than the two-step aggressive approach created by the Senior Leadership Team and the Senior Staff.Katrina decided to inform the Senior Leadership Team through email, which was not considered effecti ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hurricane Katrina and Global Warming

Hurricane Katrina and Global WarmingAt the end of August, 2005, in the Atlantic Ocean the next hurricane, name ... rmingAt the end of August, 2005, in the Atlantic Ocean the next hurricane, named by meteorologists "Katrina," was born. Hurricane Katrina passed through Florida, leaving one million people for several ... illion people for several days without electricity, then moved to the Gulf of Mexico. On August 29, Katrina went north and hit Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Experts called Hurricane K ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hurricane Katrina

On 29 August, 2005 the category 5 huge Hurricane, Hurricane Katrina hit USA land. This natural disaster brought massive flood, damaging the property and resulte ... saster was the most terrible one in USA history. (GAO-06-934, 2006, pg 1).The disaster of Hurricane Katrina was beyond the expectation of the officials of the emergency management, which resulted into ... gement contributes in making the decision (2006, pg 131-140). The failure in handling the hurricane Katrina showed the inability and flaw in the decision making of the hierarchical management (Takeda ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Gluten: The Mystery

Katrina Addison3-24-10Unit Three PaperCeliac DiseaseGluten: Behind Its Mystery'sEveryone in today's ...

(6 pages) 46 1 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology