Essays Tagged: "outskirts"

"The Touch of Magic" by Anne Sullivan Macy

was born on April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. At the age of nine she was taken to the outskirts of Tewksbury, Massachusetts with her three year old brother Jimmie. There, they were sent ...

(7 pages) 73 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas Paine

Thomas PaineIn September of 1776, on the outskirts of Newark, among the tired, discouraged, soldiers, as they paused from their daily retreat ...

(3 pages) 146 2 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Dark House

Earlier today, John and I were taking a walk in the outskirts of the town, when we saw an old house on top of a hill. I wanted to take a closer look at ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Million Man March

the color of his skin, religion, or ethnic background.The reporters reached a Metro station on the outskirts of Washington D.C. and decided that it would be best if they parked there and rode the Met ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Rent Control in New York

dlord can demand helps maintain a city's ethnic diversity and prevents the creation of slums on the outskirts of the main city. Another thing that proponents say is that by linking rent prices to apar ...

(5 pages) 137 1 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay is about the punishment of those with "unnatural tendencies" in the third ring of the seventh circle of Hell in Dante's "Inferno."

andscape characterized by burning red sand, falling fire, a brook of blood and a dead forest on the outskirts. In this particular part of Hell Dante meets Messer Brunetto Latini, who was influential i ...

(10 pages) 126 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Theology of Thoreau.

gs simply.In Walden, Thoreau shifts his lifestyle to that of an outdoorsman. He sets himself on the outskirts of a nearby town and begins by building his own home. "No man was ever more honored in the ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jörundr" is the title. Written in response to assignment of creating an archetype tale; it includes the required evidence of a hero's journey, keenings, alliteration, etc.

ight. (The sheep were to be a gift to his future bride's family.) He chose to stop by a lake on the outskirts of Throdarek-woods no one dared to enter. Here, he decided that the lake could provide him ...

(12 pages) 29 0 3.7 Nov/2003

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

A short story: A mother's view point concerning her troubled son.

g on both sides of the highway, eating their morning meal. A few more miles and we are entering the outskirts of a city, with factories, homes, and overpasses. He's sleeping now, the tears dried. We'r ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Beneath the Glamour" Vienna's History and City Structure

ture. However, contrary to what some may believe, the city as a wholeis not quite so glamorous. The outskirts of Vienna lack the cultural flare of the inner city. These areas consist largely of dull l ... can be merely miles away. Although Vienna has a prospering city core, there are also the declining outskirts, which, with better transportation and expansion of metropolitan components can be revital ...

(7 pages) 94 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The history of Chinatown.

Melbourne centre is not clear, although, like other Chinatowns, it hadbeen a low rental area on the outskirts of the city. The first residentsoccupied a cluster of shops and boarding houses in Celesti ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scarlet Letter

scarlet letter "A" on her bosom for the rest of her life. After that she and her child moved to the outskirts of Boston into an abandoned shack. To support her and her infant, Pearl, she took up needl ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Barbeque

re the words that greeted my enquiries about a room in the surprisingly pleasant motel on the dusty outskirts of Royston.It was late afternoon, about four o'clock, and I had recently left the Intersta ...

(8 pages) 117 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

HR Giger, artist of fantastic realism

Giger is best known as the foremost artist of Fantastic Realism. He was born in a small town on the outskirts of Germany in February, 1940. Giger grew up in a normal, middle class family environment. ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The hardy boys No. 87 Dead Man in Deadwood Franklin W.Dixon

What starts out to be a nice relaxing vacation into the outskirts of South Dakota, once again turns into a mystery and adventure for the Hardy's making new ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Question: Write a contemperary short story set in present day urban or rural Australia. The central character should be female, a victim of fate, circumstances or another betrayl.

AK TO LOVE:Gilly lived with her family in the outback and her father owned a cattle property on the outskirts of Melbourne. It was going to be yet another boring holiday, stuck on the property with on ... rty with only the cows to keep her company.Dylan was on a bus on his way to a rural property on the outskirts of Melbourne, his father said he had to have some work experience before he left school an ...

(7 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2004

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

The Great Depression-Depression of the 1930's

country. Many people, especially farmers, were evicted from their houses and forced to live on the outskirts of their hometowns in crates and literal holes in the ground with sheets as roofs. The Dep ...

(3 pages) 104 3 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression


nd link-up with Iran Air Internal airline.An eight-kilometer-long motorway links the airport to the outskirts of the town, eight uninterrupted kilometers of rose-garden, aptly announcing Shiraz, the " ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Biography of P.T. Barnum

s known as the world's greatest showman. He was born on July 5, 1810 in Bethel, a small town on the outskirts of Danbury, Connecticut. P.T. Barnum's parents were Philo Barnum and Irena Taylor. ...

(5 pages) 26 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Imperialism in Japan from 1937-1951

rol of the island of Formosa (modern day Taiwan), in 1905 Japan seized control of Karafutu from the outskirts of Russia, and in 1910, after victory in the Russo-Japanese War, Japan annexed Korea, whic ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History