Essays Tagged: "Kerosene"

Gasoline prices, spiking and dropping all over the world

n process where crude oil is heated and fumes are captured and converted into many products such as kerosene, jet fuel, and gasoline to name a few. Therefore the price of crude oil, which is extracted ...

(8 pages) 388 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A description and analysis of the novel "Fahrenheit 451".

Montag, at first, believes that burning books is a pleasure. He also says he considers the smell of kerosene on him a perfume. He is no different from the other people in his town. Montag has the same ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Out of the Dust" By Karen Hesse.

urns fifteen during the story she finds herself motherless after her father Bayard leaves a pail of kerosene on the stove, it catches fire, Billie throws it out the door catching her pregnant mother o ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


nd the world.Sputnik was an unmanned Soviet satellite that orbited the earth on 4 October 1957. The kerosene-powered Sputnik weighed 84 kb (184 pounds), travelled at over 28,000 kilometers per hour (1 ...

(2 pages) 49 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Everything About Organic Compounds

als, lubricants and pharmaceuticals. Products from fractional distillation of petroleum are petrol, kerosene and diesel. The separation of petroleum into its 'fractions' depends on differences in the ... red in high pressure cylinders which are regularly inspected, in a cool environment. Petrol, kerosene and diesel fuel - These are volatile and flammable liquids which must be stored in metal ti ...

(11 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Concept of the Automobile

. They were started with hand cranks that could turn into a weapon if the vehicle were to backfire. Kerosene used to light the headlamps was foul smelling, and the tires were made of pure rubber, whic ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Character Analysis of Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451

e role of a symphony conductor as he directs the bass nozzle toward illegal books, and smelling the kerosene that raises the temperature to the required 451 degrees Fahrenheit-the temperature at which ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Impact of increasing crude OIL prices on Indian industries.

urces of supply and also to boost domestic supply of primary energy as well as final products (LPG, kerosene, natural gas, lubes, etc.). On the exploration and production front, developments are slow. ... ent influence on petroleum product prices. Subsidies have been maintained on some products, such as kerosene, which is commonly used as a cooking fuel by low-income households in India. State-owned do ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What were the the conditions of trenches in Gallipoli during WW2?

n't give the soldiers much to look forward to.Water was seldom fresh at Gallipoli mostly brought in kerosene tins and put in big tanks. This caused diseases like typhoid to be a commonality at the tre ...

(1 pages) 21 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Character Analysis from Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"

everything about his job; the power, the destruction of houses and books, and even the smell of the kerosene that he churns out daily. He even feels pride and satisfaction in the jobs he carries out. ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Billie Jo - "Out of the Dust": A book written by Karen Hesse.

ts from her mom. BillieJo is a girl who gets accused of killing her mother. One day, dad was boilingkerosene on the stove. Pregnant, mom started making coffee (with the boilingwater) for dad. The cup ... the front door insearch for dad. Billie Jo tried to help so she threw the pail out the door andthe kerosene hit her mom. Billie Jo pushed her mom down on the floor andstarted to pat out the fire. Bil ...

(2 pages) 2986 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Texas V. Johnson

amed Gregory Lee Johnson. In the middle of the protest, he unrolled the American flag, soaked it in kerosene, and lit it on fire. As the nation's symbol lay burning on the floor, several protesters ch ...

(4 pages) 28 1 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Effects Of War

way in the next paragraphs. Starting in 1840, a Canadian geologist Abraham Gesner realized kerosene could be used to light lamps and how to distill it. The industrialization of America was un ... refining industries grew up in Cleveland and Pittsburgh , as entrepreneurs hurried to make oil into kerosene. Gas at the time, was thrown away. Yet when the automobile was invented, it became the most ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451

heir job easier.Houses are fire proof in this time so the only way to burn a house is to soak it in kerosene. The fire trucks they drive hold kerosene in them instead of water to burn the houses they ... n takes a book and stuffs it under his arm.After they get all the books down they soak the house in kerosene and tell the old lady to get out of there. The old lady grabs a match and all the firemen r ...

(6 pages) 9 0 3.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fahrenheit 451: Guy Montag And People Who Influenced Him

njoys seeing things "changed" by the fire (such as the books he burns). He even enjoys the smell of kerosene. Montag is influenced by many people throughout this period of his life.One of these people ...

(3 pages) 5703 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maggie May

s future that caused him to crack.He was 15 when he started torching paddocks. The scent of burning kerosene must have soothed him because he always watched the paddocks ablaze. It was the watching th ...

(5 pages) 7 0 3.0 Sep/2007

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

The way a man breaks the bonds

ne passion, a passion to burn, to destroy. He was a fireman, a fireman who burned. He loved to pump kerosene on books and homes. He watched the serpent spit its fiery venom. He saw Prometheus come dow ... ed. With the brass nozzle in…[my]…fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in…[my]…head" (3) He thought all there is t ...

(5 pages) 844 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Censorship In Fahrenheit 451

iately went to the home of the lawbreaker and burnt the books discovered. Books would be covered in kerosene and torched with a flame-thrower. Houses were made fireproof in order for the firemen to bu ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Fahrenheit51 4 8

ng about with lit matches. Every minority...feels it has the will, the right, the duty to douse the kerosene, light the fuse." To Bradbury ripping a page or even a paragraph from a book was one of the ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fahrenheit 451

He has dark, burnt skin from the many fires he's lit, and his hair is black, slightly blue from the kerosene that practically runs through his veins. He has a determined personality, and sometimes he ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American