Essays Tagged: "Martha"

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

s and specific gravity, they had tangible weight.'Lt. Jimmy Cross carries letters and a pebble from Martha, a girl whom he cares about greatly, but she does not share the same emotions for him. He car ... ' He does not always pay attention to what is most important, his men. Lt. Jimmy Cross burns all of Martha's letters at the end of the story, trying to forget her, to erase the memory. Still, he carri ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"They Shall Inherit The Earth" by Morley Callaghan

as young by running away from home because of his feelings of anger towards his father for marrying Martha Choate, and taking his sister, Sheila Aikenhead, with him. Michael had not only lost his inno ... oon, Dave was headed to the other shore. A few days later, Dave's body was found and Dave's mother, Martha Choate, blamed Michael's father, Andrew Aikenhead for murdering Dave because of an argument t ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The case of Claus von Bulow.

Martha "Sunny" Crawford seemed to have it all. She inherited $75 million. She even at one time had t ...

(10 pages) 41 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Book Notes for Summer Sisters By Judy Blume.

Vix was stunned when Caitlin asked her to go away with her that summer to her father's summer house Martha's Vineyard.*Vix had a hard time convincing her strict parents to let her go. Her mother, Tawn ...

(1 pages) 28 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Company Case: Trap-Ease America: he big cheese of mousetrap

they are with the traditional one to show the disadvantages of the competitor's products.2) I think Martha has identified the best target market: "Women" because they care about mice. The firm could a ...

(1 pages) 144 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


m of evil within the Navajo society. The sources that will be utilized are "Native Voices" Blaine, Martha., (2000); "Witchcraft" Woolf, Alan. (2000); and "Coyote In Navajo Witchcraft and Religion" Be ... aft and Religion."Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Summer, pp 181-193.Blaine, Martha. (2000) "Native Voices." The American Indian Quarterly.Fall, pp 615-637.Woolf, Alan. ...

(10 pages) 91 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A teenagers view on politics

me reference to the upcoming presidential election in November. I was used to hearing about Kobe or Martha, people I could recognize in the media. I quickly realized they had been scooped up and dumpe ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Conflicts within "The Miracle Worker"

e in which she attacked herself, anybody, or anything. Examples of these fits are when she attacked Martha, or tried to smash her doll's head on the floor.A second conflict Helen is in is with Annie. ...

(1 pages) 37 0 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Things They Carried - Tim O'brien

his work describing the care that Lieutenant Cross has for the letters he carries from a girl named Martha, from back home. O'Brien writes, "In the late afternoon, after a day's march he would dig his ... led. One prominent example of such emotional baggage is the way Cross anguishes about the state of Martha's virginity.Many reasons are presented as to why the men carry the things they do, all of whi ...

(3 pages) 90 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harry S. Truman

He was born in Lamar, Missouri on May 8, 1884. He was the oldest of three kids of John Anderson and Martha Ellen Young Truman. There is something interesting about the "S" in Truman's name. His family ... he type of boy who seemed to do whatever his mother told him."# The third child of the Truman's was Martha Truman. She had gone to college and studied music, art, and literature. When Harry S. Truman ...

(15 pages) 65 0 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Conversion of Magdalene

nd sin. The look on Mary's face is a soft, relaxed look, full of peace within her conversion, while Martha has a face of persuasion and distress as to coax Mary to come with her to Jesus. While Martha ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Short Story on Puritanism: Giles Corey and the Salem Witchtrials.

It could only be that cursed Sheriff, come to pester him again.*****He didn't believe it. They took Martha. He watched, speechless, as Thomas and Peter escorted her out the hickory doorframe and into ... esies of Reverend Parris reflected the anxieties of Salem, and added to them.Oh Lord, he had to get Martha out of this. It was his fault; he shouldn't have spoken so loosely about her reading habits. ...

(4 pages) 48 1 4.6 Jan/2005

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

Lieutenant Cross' Change of Heart

take their minds off the circumstances of the war. However, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross' love for Martha often occupied his thoughts, and this eventually results in Jimmy changing the way he leads t ... a day or two later still more...(71).Another person Lieutenant Cross cared about was not a soldier. Martha was constantly on Jimmy's mind: "He pictured Martha's smooth young face, thinking he loved he ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Handmaid's Tale: Mayday! Mayday!"

(in what was once known as the United States), a woman is only valued for her work, as a Wife, as a Martha (a drudge) or as a Handmaid. The handmaids are walking wombs, vital only for the children tha ... of hope.All of the characters are distinctly drawn, from the women in the reducation center, to the Marthas in the household where Offred lives. There's the Commander and his Wife, Serena, who are chi ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee

personal secrets revealed. First, George's failed attempt at being an author is brought to light by Martha. She tells Nick and Honey about how George wrote a whole novel about a boy killing his mother ... d to have a baby, so she killed it by taking pills. Later, George focuses his anger and contempt at Martha in a game called "Bring up the Baby." He is so angered by the fact that she tells Nick and Ho ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

On Their Own Terms-Women in Politics

Martha Angle clearly points out in her thesis article the discrimination and obstacles women go thro ...

(1 pages) 502 1 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


A horrible beginning to a beautiful summer day on Martha's Vineyard. I go inside the house and turn on the television. Flipping through the channels, ... victs sentenced to life for multiple murders in Chicago escaped from New Alcatraz. Possibly swam to Martha's Vineyard. Started a riot to make a distraction and escaped over the walls." New Alcatraz is ... d. Started a riot to make a distraction and escaped over the walls." New Alcatraz is located off of Martha's Vineyard. The distance between the islands, about 2,500 feet. Anybody with arms and legs ca ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Edward Albee's unique view on the "American Dream"

inia Woolf?, Edward Albee presents his pessimistic view of the "American Dream". In Virginia Woolf, Martha and George, who are central characters, are trapped in a failed marriage. At the beginning of ... George, who are central characters, are trapped in a failed marriage. At the beginning of the play, Martha tells George, "I swear...if you existed I'd divorce you" (Virginia Woolf 18). As Richard Amac ...

(4 pages) 33 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Help Yourself Before You Help Others" Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

irst, she liked the attention, but after a while she began worrying what others might think of her. Martha mentioned, "I think you cut people's hair, especially boys, as this way of having contact wit ... you cut people's hair, especially boys, as this way of having contact with them...."(145). Lee let Martha's comment sink in too deep and allowed it to bring down her already low self-esteem. She fina ...

(1 pages) 1394 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sigmund Freud

as a director of a children's ward, he then moved back to Vienna to marry his fiancée Martha Bernay, she gave birth to 6 of his children and set up a practice in neuropsychiatry, with th ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors