Essays Tagged: "Little Brother"

Innocence vs. Experience in "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane

ence, but unable to survive there, is the dominant theme of Maggie: A Girl of the Streets.After her little brother's death near the beginning of the story, Maggie exists as the sole example of innocen ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Loneliness "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck

consider each other family, even though they are so different. To George, Lennie is like a pet or a little brother, because George turns to him for friendship and someone to talk to. George's frequent ... m to own a farm. 'An' never a God damn one of 'em ever gets it. Just like heaven. Ever'body wants a little piece of lan'. It's just in their head.'Even if all people are miserable when they are lonely ...

(5 pages) 129 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Labels for Laibel, by Dina Rosenfeild.

limits.Labels for Laibel, by Dina Rosenfeild, is a book about sharing between siblings. Laibel is a little boy who is tired of sharing everything with his little brother Yossi. So Laibel puts labels o ... they find that everything in the downstairs has a blue label on it that says Mother and they are a little upset. Then when the father comes home, his car and briefcase have a yellow label that says F ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

COMPLETE Book Report on the book Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

morning he broke a spider web with his face, so he knew that day would be different. His father and little brother Tom went to go pick grapes and berrys out of the forest. As they were walking Tom sta ... feeling was. He thought "I am alive" as if her were realizing it for the first time. They wrestle a little more and realized his father and Tom planned it all. Doug started to feel the way his father ...

(9 pages) 72 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

x farmer. Every the father killed the foxes that he raised and sold their pelts. The narrator had a little brother, named Laird.The girl took great pride in the fact that she helped her father with th ...

(2 pages) 109 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a story about a normal boy walking around in the '60s in a cornfield and finding something very surprising. It's based on the theme from "Young Goodman Brown".

Young Steve Corman was an intelligent 18 year old. Living in the quiet little town of Saursville, Kentucky, in 1968, Steve looked forward to going to school everyday, play ... lied in patriotic support.Steve gets home from a long day of school and hard work, only to find his little brother, Nick, running at him with a mitt and a baseball, begging Steve to play catch."Stevie ...

(3 pages) 61 2 4.6 Mar/2003

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

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls".

beled as boys or girls and encouraged to learn sex appropriate behavior. Here we see the story of a little girl trying to find her place in life and society as she grows up stuck between two ideals to ... ety as she grows up stuck between two ideals to choose from. In "Boys and Girls" the character is a little girl who lives on a fox farm along with her little brother Laird and her mom. In her short st ...

(2 pages) 73 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Cry in the Night" by Ellis Carol.

of an evil spirit, which wasn't very happy with this discovery.A few other characters:Sam - Molly's little brotherKatherine - Molly's stepmotherA Bedtime StoryIn a really really old attic of a really ... alone? Well, in this houseWhy did Molly stop writing?What happened to her?Was she kidnapped by cute little aliens which wanted to take over the world?If you want to know the answers for all of these q ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life: Something More Precious Than We Realize.

thought first. Sadly, I'd overlooked the important talks with my dad, simple games I played with my little brother, silly fights with my sister, and the love and laughter my mom always used to cheer m ... silly fights with my sister, and the love and laughter my mom always used to cheer me up. It's the little moments like that that seem to be overlooked until a life or death situation occurs and gives ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Creative writing about a cat with a little bit or morals.

r, who turns 17 in two months, was anxious to start school and to start a new life for herself. Her little brother, Matthew, had been annoying her for the last 5 hours as they drove from Dalton, Georg ... ed with her image and tried to find a look that suited her. She also tried to change her attitude a little, so that she could be more rounded. Her biggest problem, by far, was her self-confidence. She ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

This is a college essay I wrote, which was also for an English class. It was overwhelming for me so this might help some people. Good luck.

to be something that helps children in need. At first I just wanted to be a doctor. Then one day my little brother came home from school and told me that he doesn't like his teacher because she always ... was considering teaching as a possible career. Then it occurred to me, I wanted a job that benefits little children. As a teacher you do just that, but I wanted to do more; I wanted to be able to have ...

(2 pages) 99 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Injustice in Schools - Discursive Essay

ou have to walk to school because you are making her late for work. Your parents have left and your little brother, whom you have to take to school with you, has just spilled milk down his uniform. Wh ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Childhood Play

and stimulation that was inexistent back then.Mary Winn's description of childhood play is like my little brother who watches television. "So what do you do in your spare time, if you don't play with ... ump rope or do things kids id twenty years ago?" They laughed and answered, "We watch TV." I have a little brother who is seven years old, whose life revolves around a color television. After school t ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Perspective on war

there to help him out; kill those nazi pigdogs. My mother died 10 years ago when giving birth to my little brother, my little brother was blown to bits in a nazi bombing raid recently.On my birthday, ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Brief summary on summer sisters by judy blume good notes to write a book report on.

al summers together even after caitlin goes to a private school called mountain day academy.* Vix's little brother nathan is handicapped and dies from an amonia that he got while he was at summer camp ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Maggie: a Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane - captures the hardships of immigrants

e, along with her two brothers, Jimmie and Tommie, day after day. Soon, though, Maggie's father and little brother, Tommie, are dead. Jimmie and Maggie are forced to get jobs - Jimmie as a truck drive ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Support Nonviolence!. I agree that violence is not useful. There are many domestic and school violence going on.

g, if I did not finish my homework on time, my father slapped me on my face. I remember one time my little brother, Andy, was begging my dad to buy him a comic book when we were waiting for a table in ...

(5 pages) 51 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Book Review on a book by Dean Koontz called Darkfall

d it helps to visualize what the evil things were.2. A big sister had an obligation to watch over a little brother and protect him, even if he could be a pain in the neck sometimes. (page 120) It's SO ...

(2 pages) 20 1 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elements of "The Scarlet Ibis"

ts that make up a story. The plot of this story is the trials and tribulations the narrator and his little brother go through. A. Conflict - Conflict is a struggle between opposing forces. The ... nd Doodle trying to get out the storm, or Man vs. Self, as in the narrator trying not to accept his little brother's disability as an inhibitor to the both of them. B. Climax - The climax is th ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Little brother

ere is nothing left," the words uttered by a young Cambodian civilian known as Vithy. In the novel, Little Brother by Allan Baillie, it is evident that war has devastating and lasting effects on civil ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers