Essays Tagged: "older sister"

Theodore Seuss Geisel III - The Great American Children's Poet

n owner until the Prohibition. Then heworked as the manager of the Springfield Zoo. Ted also had an older sisternamed Marnie. He went to college at Dartmouth and graduate school atOxford. While at Dar ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Speech of Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream"

r Baptist Church. Martin Luther's mother's name was Alberta King. She was a teacher. He also had an older sister Christine, and a younger brother, Alfred Daniel. When Martin was little he used to sing ...

(7 pages) 251 2 4.4 Nov/1996

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

Animal Testing

It is a dark stormy night when suddenly the phone rings. I casually answer the telephone. Itis my older sister informing me that our mother is in the hospital. She is going to need an emergencybrain ...

(4 pages) 255 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Martin Luther King Jr. A Truly Amazing Man

er Martin luther. His parents were names Martin Luther King Sr and Alberta Williams King. He had an older sister name Christine and a younger brother name Alfred Daniel. He and his siblings were taugh ...

(3 pages) 174 0 3.9 Mar/2002

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

The main pentagonist, Gilbert, in Lasse Halstrom's film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape", is not the good person he wants to be. Do you agree?

Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is nearly eighteen but was never expected to survive childhood, his older sister Amy, who only smiles when something goes wrong, and Ellen, the youngest, who just wants ... llen (Mary Kate Schellhardt), who spends all her time painting her nails and getting a sun tan. His older sister Amy (Laura Harrington) helps, but her past includes accidentally burning down the local ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Henry David Thoreau, The Great Conservationist, Visionary, and Humanist

au, but at the age of twenty he legally changed his name to HenryDavid. Thoreau was raised with his older sister Helen, older brotherJohn, and younger sister Sophia (Derleth 1) in genteel poverty (The ... t book, A Week on theConcord and Merrimack Rivers (25).Early in 1841, John Thoreau, Henry's beloved older brother,became very ill, most likely with tuberculosis, and in early May a poorand distraught ...

(8 pages) 270 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Analysis of Maggie Johnson in "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker

women in a family in "Everyday Use". Maggie Johnson was the youngest of the two daughters, and her older sister Dee had gone to college and hadn't been home in over a decade. Maggie stayed at her mot ... gs an understanding as to the feelings that Maggie has conjured up while living in the shadow of an older sister. Alice Walker molded one daughter from the other, taking the strengths and qualities of ...

(6 pages) 472 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the life of Chinua Achebe.

ols. Around the age of eight, he began to learn English. He listened to stories told by his mother, older sister, and the men of his village. Achebe has "always been fond of stories and intrigued by l ... p when he switched his major from medicine to English literature, religion studies and history. His older brother John supported him and helped him out with school, which allowed Achebe to pursue his ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Title: The Glass Menagerie. Author: Tennesee Williams

responsibility of a father figure at home, as he works to support himself as well as his mother and older sister. He longs for adventure and his heart lies in writing and poetry not his job at the sho ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Special Day

the bathroom. Someone was in there already. I banged on the door to hurry them up. It was my snotty older sister, who thinks she is so pretty and so popular in high school. She always takes forever in ...

(4 pages) 87 1 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brief Biography of Tennesse Williams' life and the theme of societies destructive impact on non-conformists, in two of his plays, The Glass Menagerie, and A Streetcar Named Desire

father was a shoe salesman who spent a great deal of histime away from the family. Williams had one older sister, Rose, and one youngerbrother.Williams struggled with depression throughout most of his ... e young man named Allan, but he ended up killinghimself after she discovered him having sex with an older man, friend, of his.Blanche: He was a boy, just a boy, when I was a very young girl. When I wa ...

(9 pages) 92 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Autobiography of a Face

self and true beauty.Lucy Grealy was born in Ireland. Her family consisted of her parents, her two older brothers, an older sister, twin sister, and Lucy herself. Grealy's family had immigrated to Am ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Abraham Lincoln.

and Nancy Hawks on February 12, 1809, was conceived in a log cabin built by his father. Abe had one older sister, and a younger brother that died as an infant. The Lincoln family moved a lot, from Ken ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anne Frank and the diary of a young girl and the way she reacts and describes the other people in her book

ke but this essay will explain to you what Anne thought of them as she wrote the diary.Anne Frank's older sister Margot, is sixteen years old when Anne gets her diary. Margot always quiet and eager to ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Inventor of Blue Jeans, Levi Strauss.

few years earlier: Jacob, Jonas, Louis, Rosla and Mathilde. Levi - named "Loeb" at birth - and his older sister Fanny were the last of the Strauss children; Hirsch succumbed to tuberculosis in 1845.T ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations".

ning of the novel, the reader sees Pip as a kind, gentle, even scared little boy. He lives with his older sister and her husband Joe Gargery. Joe is the local blacksmith and being a blacksmith means t ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2003

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

How to deal with divorce.

tionally. I recall the day very well when my parents told us they would not be staying together. My older sister already knew and understood, but my brother and I, both younger, did not. They gave us ... lose to her I felt no one could take her place. Spending time with my dad became difficult as I got older. I had to pack up my stuff up other weekend to see my dad as the court ordered. I was overcome ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Edvard Munch 1863-1944.

who was 20 years his junior, died of tuberculosis when Edvard was only five years old, and Edvard's older sister, Sophie, died of the disease at the age of 15. Edvard himself was often ill. A younger ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Personal Response to Literature- Passage from "Wild Geese", Responding to Jude's need to escape.

dith by pushing farm work over her head. If that is not enough for Jude, her mother, Amelia and her older sister, Ellen, are both submissive to their father's controlling demands. These family factors ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Character Sketch on Idgie Threadgoode from "Fried Green Tomatoes".

rom the rest of the world.First off, Idgie Threadgoode is a Tomboy. She was born to be Buddy's (Her older Brother's) pet, and from then on she never took on to be the girlie type. Idgie always knew sh ... w she wasn't like the rest of the girls, and she didn't want to be either. Idgie almost spoiled her older sister's wedding when she wouldn't put on a dress. Finally, Idgie wore the dress and was made ...

(5 pages) 62 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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