Essays Tagged: "old fashioned"

Emily Dickenson

ost influential poets in the world was born. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, an old fashioned Puritan town. Rarely did she go outside to meet strangers or walk in the garden. Emily ... s Wadsworth. Even though the two were acquaintances, Emily felt a bond between herself and the much older and already married minister. However, although Charles was kind to her, he did not return her ...

(3 pages) 194 1 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Movie Review of Jerry Maguire

he largest contracts and endorsement deals he can muster, at the expense of personal well-being and old-fashioned love of the game. The movie begins when one night, in a fit of passion, he has a revel ... yd (Renee Zellweger), joins Jerry when he forms a new company. His memo inspired her. Her five-year-old son, Ray (Jonathan Lipnicki), develops a huge crush on Jerry and is the deciding factor in convi ...

(3 pages) 157 1 4.2 Jan/1997

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

Shot Change Constructs a New Perspective

a continuous action taking place in front of the camera. Dziga Vertov, the director, contested this old-fashioned filming style in the movie Man with a Movie Camera. Using multiple shot changes and va ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Old Fashioned Education This is kind of a book report on the difference between education today, and the way it is explained in the authors essay.

Old Fashioned EducationHow many children do you know that love to be in school? John Holt, in his es ... poverty. Pregnant with dirt and pregnant with smells that made people turn away, pregnant with the cold and pregnant with the shoes that were never bought for me, pregnant with five other people in my ... to learn about our changing world then it is time to change the way we learn. How can we learn the old way and be expected to live in the "new" world that is evolving before our eyes? If we only work ...

(9 pages) 220 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Does learning by rote have any place in the modern classroom?

ledge. Consequently, it does not have a great potential for retention. What is more, not only is it old-fashioned and difficult a process but also may require a good attention span or even photographi ... l to the existing "cognitive structure", especially young students. It is only the privilege of the older learners to be able to find a successful mnemonic device that would allow for longer retention ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Internet Inventions, essay explaining the benefits and downfalls of Internet access

Several inventions have changed the way people communicate with each other. From the oldfashioned telegraph to today's modern electronic forms of communicating, people havebeencreating ...

(3 pages) 281 0 2.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

This essay is about the life of Andy Warhol from birth to death.

he 1950's but desperately wished for fame as a fine artist. He was unsuccessful in his efforts and sold few exhibits. Andy became depressed and believed that the 'fine art world' had rejected his art ...

(2 pages) 114 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

A Change for Bob Dole

, and his inability to begin hiswar against the incumbent early in the election year.Bob Dole is an old-fashioned man of the generation on its way out ofgovernmental control. He is a man from an age b ... campaign advisors, allowing Clinton todiscover his huge lead in the polls and allowing Clinton to hold on to that lead.Dole failed to talk about values early in his campaign, instead deciding that 'h ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Distcription of characters in To Kill a Mockingbird

abilities. If he didn't, he would see himself as a hypocrite.Although Atticus seems mellow and even old-fashioned, many of his beliefs are quite new. He allows Calpurnia to truly be a member of his fa ... ut is the new Southern woman; strong willed, opinionated, and accepting. The remnants of racism and old times that occupy Aunt Alexandra and her standards are not present in Scout. Although she is sti ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Factors that influenced BMW decline of unit sales from 1986 to 1991 in the US market.

nufactures in the US luxury car scenario in 1989 selling reliability with price competitiveness, an old fashioned positioning relating BMW's brand only to luxury/performance business and some economic ... AnalysisIn 1991 BMW's global participation in the market resulted in 60% of its automobiles being sold outside Germany and 33% outside Europe. Major county presence was Germany, USA, Great Britain, J ...

(3 pages) 169 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The Future of Business Ethics

considered bad is now good. Standards for business ethics that have worked for decades are looking old fashioned or immoral while other practices that raised questions are becoming totally acceptable ... s to restore confidence and protect themselves against tomorrow's headlines? What will be the new "Gold Standard" for business ethics and corporate governance? How much further than legal minimum requ ...

(7 pages) 1910 2 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Title: Camping. A creative writing piece about a family and friends camping trip. Th story is realistic and scenery is described throughout the story on every scene

e some new friends who sent up camp next to us. They had a couple of children: Nicola who was 14yrs old and Matthew who was 9yrs old. This family had a massive old-fashioned style tent. It had little ... d the forest floor like a blanket. Apart from the birds you could hear nothing else apart from the golden leaves crunching under our feet.Our gentle stroll ended quickly and we headed back to the tent ...

(5 pages) 148 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The realization of a man that life changes over time, and that all things that go around come around and how your worst enemies can become your best friends

hadn't changed a bit, same polished floors with same framed pictures of various 80's singers, same "old fashioned" juke box whizzing away in the corner.I picked up a menu and began to look at the diff ... sitting, alone at the table."I'm sorry. I don't think that I know you. My name is Roger Kiser," I told her."Tony Claxton. Tony from Landon High School in Jacksonville, Florida?" she asked me."I'm rea ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Odyssey

rove how this story speaks to us in the twenty-first century. Some may think that The Odyssey is an old-fashioned story, but I will now prove otherwise.The values of trust, courage, and discipline in ...

(1 pages) 126 1 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

about the story of A Rose for emily

ity about him. His attitude toward women, as evident in the treatment of his daughter, reflects his old-fashioned ways and his inability, or his lack of desire, to move on into the future. Throughout ... feel it was her place to act on her own behalf. Miss Emily willingly accepted her role in the household. The name and the attitudes that Mr. Grierson passed on to his daughter Emily symbolically oppos ...

(4 pages) 155 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Shelter of Each Other" by Mary Popher.

ifficult era and connects family problems to larger cultural forces. She expresses that the loss of old-fashioned communities is due to the rise of an electronic community and a consumer mentality, an ... have dinner together, and who communicate with one another. For instance, my family would be called old-fashioned, we all communicate very well, we know the names of our neighbors, and we have family ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Our Crazy World - Technology, Iraq and Hiv/AIDS

ssing environment for one to live in.With DVD's and DVD players, Playstations 1s and 2's, and even 'old fashioned' things such as videos, cd's, and computers, technology easily confuses the innocent b ... own advantage) and then a few years later he complains that Iraq is a threat so he decides to play soldiers and take it all back again, killing a few people in the process.All that negativity about Bu ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay outlines the truth of our everyday activities and how we can be easily swayed to make decisions that can affect our life in many ways

e monotonous lives of three women living together on a rural farm. All three women are set in their old-fashioned ways, having experienced very little of life, out on the farm. A bible salesman named ... ointer is one of the few people in her life who was able to see the real Hulga; he saw through the cold façade. Thanks to Mr. Pointer, Hulga was able to see the truth about her situation in the ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich.

itive, and unrealistic account of American blue-collar life. Barbara Ehrenreich sets off to do the "old-fashioned journalism," leaving behind the comforts of her air-conditioned office. She ventures o ... rts of her air-conditioned office. She ventures out to temporarily reconstruct her life to fit the mold that an unskilled welfare reform victim is destined to live in. Moving from Florida, to Maine, t ...

(3 pages) 213 1 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing the Novel "Anne of Green Gables" to "In spite of myself" by L.M.Montgomery .

ttage or a society mansion. But always, her stories open up for us a world we have lost, a world of old-fashioned values and concerns, a world that we enter into gladly. The master storyteller takes u ... numerous similarities in their characteristics, beliefs, and points of view. Anne is an eleven-year-old girl whose very lively and vivid imagination takes away the breath of her readers. Unlike most g ...

(5 pages) 40 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American