Essays Tagged: "orphans"

Short review of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

d and she was determined to find a better place.The place Jane found was the Lowood Institution for orphans. It was not a better place but it helped Jane stand on her own feet. Through the help of Hel ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is titled, "Evil, or Boring", and is mainly about good and evil.

day we see people acting like good citizens. They aren't going out and building houses for starving orphans with AIDs, but they aren't going around causing mayhem either. So since they aren't doing an ...

(3 pages) 57 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Are zoo's good or bad? This essay explores the good and bad things about zoos. Very good essay for anyone in middle school or lower level high school.

see the animals rather than in pictures. My next reason is that some of the animals in the zoos are orphans and would not have been able to survive in the wild. Zoos give those animals a chance to liv ...

(2 pages) 31352 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Charlie Chaplin.

ter in the Lambeth Workhouse for the poor. Few weeks later the boys were sent to Hanwell School for orphans. After this he soon joined Fred Karno's touring Stage Company with his brother Sydney. The t ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Central Africa's Orphan Gorillas talking about the gorilla protection program I learned from National Geographic. It is written in first person to spice things up.

Central Africa's Orphan GorillasThe Orphans were dependent on the project protection des Gorillas (PPG.) This 12 yr. old project searche ... o sanctuaries Congo and Gabon. Although there real origins are unsure most were probably "bush-meat orphans": Their mothers killed by hunters who butcher and smoke the meat in jungle camps to be shipp ... ern subspecies has been the more obscure because of it's swampy jungle habitat.PPG slowly weans the orphans from human reliance into forming social groups lead by a dominant male returning to their na ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A very precise, indepth report on the dawes act (general allotment act), its motives and effects,native americans as slave owners, and blacks as a significant element in the west.

en, 80 acres was given to any single person over the age of 18, and 80 acres were also given to any orphans under the age of 18. To receive a portion of land one would have to register on Dawes Rolls. ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Aids in South africa

ak for themselves. Entire generations are dying in their beds; entire generations are growing up as orphans living day to day in extreme poverty hoping and praying that this deadly disease won't find ... nnocent people, are handed a death sentence. Stand for the sick. Stand for the dying. Stand for the orphans. Stand for Africa.

(5 pages) 117 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV/AIDS Research Paper

ger than boys are. Infant and child death rates have risen sharply, and 14 million children are now orphans because of the disease.Hence the rumors, you cannot get HIV/AIDS from mosquito bites, coughi ...

(3 pages) 199 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A Biography of Roald Dahl: Common Themes in His Writings And How They Are Reflective of Childhood Experiences.

he himself was forced to overcome. Tragedy in the family, negativity towards figures of authority, orphans, and absent parental figures are among many of the intertwined themes in his novels. Whether ...

(8 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Dickens' and Bronte's Definition of Class in Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist

ane Eyre and Oliver Twist. Both of the main characters grow up in similar situations; they are both orphans and because of that fact they are treated like they were criminals from birth. Although Jane ... cost more to keep than they are worth." (p30) This theme is similar in Jane Eyre. Bronte shows that orphans, unless they have money, are viewed as the lowest class of a house hold. Jane encounters thi ...

(7 pages) 51 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of the book The Hiding Place: The Story and Life of Corrie ten Boom

In that tiny workshop, known as the beje, many different things happened. People came and went and orphans ran through every hall at one time or another. And for a while, that's how they all thought ...

(3 pages) 53 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why The Climax of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" Is Set in the Arctic

his first breath, the creature feels abandoned and isolated. The story is riddled with examples of orphans, from Justine to Elizabeth to Caroline, all of whom have experienced the extreme pain of alo ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gift of a thousand worlds part3

up and be adopted. He even realized one day that he was also growing. He watched Clara welcome new orphans and remembered the day he first arrived at the orphanage. He watched Clara weep as one of th ...

(1 pages) 77 2 3.4 Jun/2004

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

"A series of unfortunate events: The Ersatz Elevator" by Lemony Snicket diary of klaus

it is not cool to have it. It drives me crazy. I even learned the Squalors only took us in because orphans are in. I wonder what will happen to us when orphans are out. But back to the climb to their ...

(3 pages) 42 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Challenges in life bring out the best in young people." What are your views?

ay or another, which has enabled them to become what they are today. An eldest child in a family of orphans has to take on the challenge of taking care of his younger siblings and bringing them up. He ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Dickens' portrayal of the family in David Copperfield

teresting one; almost none of the characters has a complete family. There are countless examples of orphans, single parents, and even completely heretical perversions of the traditional family. The ef ... head of the family; he is the generous, manly, father figure. He not only takes in Ham and Emily as orphans, but also makes a home for Mrs. Gummidge, the widow of his partner. Mrs. Gummidge's role in ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Letter to France (Canada's History)

e I'incarnation and fellow sisters helped out the work of taking care of the poor, the old, and the orphans. Unfortunately, we faced a serious problem during this plan - we do not thy have enough mone ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Child Labor Laws In The 1800's

times. In the later part of the 18th century in Britain, owners of cotton mills gathered up orphans and children of poor families all through the country, and had them work for the payment of ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How far do the experiences of young Pip in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens reflect the life of minors in the 19th century?

d her husband, blacksmith Joe Gargery, in the Kent marshes. Young Pip lived a life similar to other orphans yet confronted a vast range of improbable incidents, such as helping a fugitive convict. Pip ... escribes himself as "undersized...and not strong." he appears to be reasonably healthy, unlike most orphans. However, Mr Wopsle's great-aunt is introduced as a living grandmother, which was highly unl ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2005

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

Effects WWI had on civilians.

ed.Many immature young soldiers fought in the war, after all there were large numbers of widows and orphans left after this war. There were 8.5 million people killed and 33 millions wounded.This is a ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2005

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