Essays Tagged: "Los Angeles"

"The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton, a science fiction book

life in the extreme outer limits of the atmosphere. Many satellites areput into orbit, and most are lost or come back with nothing. Then, with theseventh satellite, the get something. There is just on ... mself fifty feetto the nearest station and shut it down. The organism, now inert, driftedwest, over Los Angeles. It was going toward more direct energy supplies, awayfrom the carbon dioxide rich lower ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of Easy Rider.

The movie "Easy Rider" revolves around two bikers making a trip from Los Angeles to New Orleans, to attend Mardi Gras. The first scene in the film involves the two main ... ght out in the 60s culture, that the idea of big business, which the city represented, was a way of losing one's identity. In this discussion about identity, the hitchhiker expresses that he would lik ... eally wasn't on this trip to make the money or to reach Florida really, for him it was a "Quest For Lost America". Wyatt realizes that they aren't free, and also realizes that the world that they live ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis essay of the film "Falling Down".

The film Falling Down is about a man named Bill that loses control of his anger and frustration when confronted with typical everyday stress. He has reac ... and frustration when confronted with typical everyday stress. He has reached his breaking point and loses his cool as well as his sense of self. The movie demonstrates examples of both cultural and so ... s movie are the existence of subcultures and countercultures in city life. The movie takes place in Los Angeles, California that is largely populated by Mexicans and Oriental migrants. The protagonist ...

(3 pages) 171 3 4.2 Nov/2003

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

Age of Love and Life. Some people think gets away with the passage of life, this essay explains the true age of love by showing and example in shape of story.

ong breath as he watched a group of girls playing outside. He was kind of allergic to girls. His philosophy was that getting a girlfriend was a waste of time. He always shied away from boys and girls ... ming to him and, in a few weeks, they became friends. He was still allergic to girls but now his philosophy changed a little bit. Now, he thought; except for Kitty, all other girls are a waste of time ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Airline Passengers: Classification Essay

hat he wants. He needs one seat Tuesday morning on flight number 423 at six-fifteen from Phoenix to Los Angeles returning the same day on flight number 516 at two-twenty, a full-size Budget rental car ...

(4 pages) 112 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Alone once again" by Calvin Chang

. I had to find out what her name was, but I didn't know how. I was afraid. afraid I might get too close and hurt someone. Also, for so long I had hidden my true self that I didn't know who myself was ... h more alluring then before and I just could stop looking at her.All of sudden, I felt myself move closer to Ashley. Then when we were face to face, I couldn't stop, but just get closer until our lips ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aids - Le Sida

ute;té 1981. En juin, cinq jeunes développent une grave infection pulmonaire à Los Angeles, alors qu'au même moment, on dénombre huit personnes touchées par un ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The American Dream...It is a "dream"

door, Christie furiously ran away from her silver Lexus into her beautiful white, Victorian home in Los Angeles, California. Collapsing on her oversized waterbed, and struggling through tears, she cri ... ly, the money fades. When this happens, they do not know how to handle this seemingly irreplaceable loss. By revolving their lives around making, spending, and/or saving money, they are disheartened w ...

(4 pages) 130 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


gangs out of fear and for the protection of their members whether they are the Bloods and Crips of Los Angeles or the Sharks and the Jets of "West Side Story." Gangs may not possess a set of formal w ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

An analytical essay critiquing Latino images in West Side Story

t suits with Mexican-American gangs. Leading up to the riots, soldiers and sailors stationed in the Los Angeles area had repeatedly quarreled with young Mexican Americans. The two sides finally clashe ... tein and Arthur Laurents saw newspapers filled with reports of street riots by Chicano Americans in Los Angeles and developed the idea of setting the story between teenage street gangs: Puerto Rican a ...

(6 pages) 102 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

ADD vs. Short Attention Span

s just the biggest recognizable city in the area. Waco is not that big at all though. A big city is Los Angeles. The city is full of culture, life, and opportunities. There are many different industri ... stries to get involved in. The movie industry, though known for being in Hollywood, is very much in Los Angeles. They also have a lot of work in music videos. Music videos have a lot of influence on a ...

(4 pages) 91 10 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Always Runnning" by Luis Rodriguez.

about gang days in LA. Rodriguez explains his horrible life as a gangmember in the latino slums of Los Angeles. The first chapter deals with his uprigning. His brother Hosé, later known as Joe ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The 1906 San Francisco Fire and Earthquake

10, 2:23, 2:27, 4:50, 6:49, and 7 o'clock. The earthquake was felt from southern Oregon to south of Los Angeles and inland as far as central Nevada. 9100 miles away in Gottingen, Germany a recorded se ... a cliff. In less time than it takes to tell, a concussion, similar to that caused by the nearby explosion of a huge blast, shook the building to its foundations and it began a series of the most live ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anatomy of Palmdale, Lancaster California Rise in Crime Rate (Antelope Valley)

le radius is 5. (Meghan’s It is scary to know how many sex offenders you have living close by whether it is one or five. Crime is something that affects you, your neighbor and your neigh ... 3. In 2005, 29 people were murdered. So far this year, at least 6 people have been murdered in Lake Los Angeles, Lancaster, Palmdale and Tehachapi. Of the 2006 homicides, 28 people were killed by guns ...

(6 pages) 25 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Andromeda Strain And Technology

ethod to find out as much as they can on the organism. Meanwhile, the strain spreads to the city of Los Angeles. The novel ends when the virus fortunately mutates to a harmless strand.Technology playe ... ecialists could not stop the organism from spreading. When the alien organism spread to the city of Los Angeles, a major city in the United States where thousands of residents live, no one could do an ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

American Culture

As I walked down the streets of Los Angeles, California, I observe. This is my first time in the states. I was finally able to raise ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running Book Review

d forth like many Mexican families in the 60s. Confused, left in poverty, Luis's family ended up in Los Angeles, but still had trouble finding steady jobs. The neighborhood where they lived was looked ... does not know what to do. He moved to San Pedro to gather his thoughts, then to Chicago and back to Los Angeles finally, before finding a "new season of life." Luis knew he couldn't change every ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running

rying to run. By the time Luis Rodriguez was two years old his family left Mexico to live in Los Angeles. Like most people they searched with hope for a better life. They moved around in Watts ... only given industrial related courses. He was incarcerated and he even tried to commit suicide. He lost his virginity at the age of fifteen to a girl named Roberta who he did not know was a prostitut ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyse how the choice and presentation of setting was used to develop the theme of Racism in the film "Crash" Directed by Paul Haggis

on public perceptions. America a land where ones success is determined only by how hard one works. Los Angeles is the essence of America a land of sun and luxury where the people are kind, friendly a ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Nov/2007

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


esta pelicula sobretodo visto el sentido artistico que Midnight in Paris trae da la ciudad misma y los muchos artistas celebres que aparecen a lo largo del relato. La ciudad casi parece tener un pape ... ue aparecen a lo largo del relato. La ciudad casi parece tener un papel activo como si fuera uno de los protagonistas.MOVIMIENTOS M.d.P.los movimientos, como la composiciòn, sono decisamente cl ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies