Essays Tagged: "neighborhood"

Charles Dickens

February 7, 1812. His father was a clerkin the Navy Pay-Office, and was temporarily on duty in the neighborhood when Charles wasborn. His name was John Dickens. He spent time in prison for debts. But ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 May/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Destroying Racism

bout this, I thought, this is notMississippi, or Alabama; this is Michigan, and it's in my grandma'sneighborhood. And the thing is, their a normal family, just like any other.They went on trips in the ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.5 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Is it a Violation? Sterilization of women.

A poor family in a run-down neighborhood struggles to make ends meet. Since the cost of daycare is too expensive for the family ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Exemplification Essay detailed description about trip to grnadma's house with family/ family reunion and relate to feelings

y reunion at my god-mother's house. My god-mothers house located far out in the warm, dry, deserted neighborhood in dusty Lemon Grove, where my family anticipates the grand event about to be rekindled ...

(3 pages) 346 2 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A character analysis on Monya Elson from the non fiction book Red Mafiya, by Robert I. Friedman.

t buck. He joined a local street gang, where they did nothing but start fights. "We used to go from neighborhood to neighborhood to fight. The only reason we did it was to show that we were strong and ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Courage in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Nelle Harper Lee

hallenge to overcome. Also another display of courage was the courage shown by the men in the Finch neighborhood when Miss Maudie's house caught fire, they cared not that they might get hurt when they ... Cunnigham's constant payment of his debt to Atticus; he had the courage to take something into this neighborhood. The next display of moral courage was when Jem despite his misgivings constantly went ...

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ninties Love Story

ther except for two characteristics about each of them.Marsha had a rather wealthy family and there neighborhood was on the East Side ofAtlanta. Leroy had no money at all and he lived in the projects ... Leroy had to see and be with Marsha so he snuck out of his apartment stolea car and drove it to the neighborhood where Marsha lived. He stood up by her room andthrew rocks up at her bedroom window unt ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

A Schoolyard Lesson

on to face my first day at my new school.After defeating the labyrinth of streets that we call our neighborhood, and meeting my first crossing guard; I made my way into the school. It was quite crowd ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


till feels foreign and timid about the culture of America. Maggie Garcia who was raised in the same neighborhood as her son and believes that loyalty to the neighborhood is just and understandable. An ... her view and approach to her sons affiliation is very different. Because she was raised in the same neighborhood as she raises her son in she understands how much the neighborhood could mean. She stat ...

(9 pages) 140 0 2.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Breakdown of Community. Speaks of Ray Oldenburg's 'The Problem of Place in America' and Ishmael Reed's 'My Neighborhood'

In Ray Oldenburg's 'The Problem of Place in America' and Ishmael Reed's 'MyNeighborhood' the authors express thier dissatisfaction with the community. Oldenburgfocuses on the ... re often cold to him and he was treated badly because he is a black man.However, he finds the ideal neighborhood in Oakland. His neighbors all look out for oneanother and care about what happens in th ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rent Control in New York

o protect lower-income tenants from landlords who overprice, and from being forced to move out of a neighborhood because they cannot afford the rent. Limiting the price that a landlord can demand help ...

(5 pages) 137 1 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sociology assignment on primary and secondary groups

bout you are exposed. Examples of a primary group would be your family, close friends, peer groups, neighborhood circles, social clubs, and other things such as those. Another thing about primary grou ...

(6 pages) 170 1 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Capital Punishment -pro Death penalty

Capital PunishmentCrime is everywhere. In our neighborhood, in the neighboring state, wherever we look, we find criminals and crime. Criminals hav ...

(8 pages) 668 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

This is a pretty good story about the scary aspects of a house.

(any town, your state). Our town is known for the legends that have been told by our elders in the neighborhood .The first scary aspect about our town is the surrounding. I live in a two-story house ... ough, and they would open at night. I believe something happens after dark because every dog in the neighborhood gather in the whispering woods and howl until daylight.The next scary aspect about my n ...

(1 pages) 67 2 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The summary of the story "To Kill A Mockingbird". A white lawyer defends a black man in court who has been accused of raping a white woman. He is innocent.

iety. One summer, Jem and Scout become friends with a boy named Dill, who has come to live in their neighborhood for the summer, and the three of them act out stories together. Eventually, Dill become ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"Raisin in the Sun"- play vs movie

in he book would have to be when Walter turned down the money he would get for not moving into the neighborhood . I felt this took a lot of guts on his part. I also thought that this was a turning po ...

(7 pages) 138 0 1.0 Apr/2003

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

12 angry men movie to book analyisis.

he jury comes from many different life styles. The wealthier of the jurors degrade and put down the neighborhood from which a few jurors lived in which causes the tension to only rise. These scenes of ...

(3 pages) 95 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

"Sonny's blues" by james baldwin.

In the beginning i only thought of Sonny as a troubled child, someone who grew up in an unfortunate neighborhood, but as i kept reading i started to realize that the story "Sonny's Blues" was about a ...

(5 pages) 172 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Seperate and unequal neighborhood segregation in cincinnati.

NEIGHBORHOOD INEQUALITY IN CINCINNATIThe issue of racial segregation has vexed the United States for ... t the beginning of the new century. By exploring data from the city of Cincinnati, I will show that neighborhoods are segregated and the effects that segregation has on education, income, and unemploy ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Standardized Tests.

e smallest degree and rewards are given to commendable schools. Parents even move just to be in the neighborhood with the school that has the best test scores so that their children attend these schoo ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays