Essays Tagged: "palms"

Suicide In Vegas

seemsdangerously close to the runway's edge, as do its chocolate-and-gold sphinx and rows of shaved palms. I wonder if theserooms tremble when jets land. Behind the Luxor are mountains kissed by dust ...

(16 pages) 110 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Effects of street racing and efforts to deter the sub-culture

just like yourself, sitting low to the ground in his "customized" little import car. You feel your palms start to sweat as you slowly let your foot off the clutch. The smell of burnt rubber becomes a ...

(4 pages) 151 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

a piece about a murder, written for my advanced writing class

, and looked down at the hands that were wrapped so tightly around his knees, the rough skin on his palms, the stinging bleeding lines that scarred the backs of his knuckles, the flesh that was caught ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is basically just research on Kenya...Different activities, what people do there, eat, etc.

White sand beaches, fringed with palms, casuarinas, oleanders, and brilliant bougainvillea, washed by the incredible blue waters of t ... coast is clean and pure, there are many ways to describe it. Its white sand beaches are lined with palms, casuarinas, oleanders, and brilliant bougainvillea, washed by the incredible blue waters of t ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Communicating with Sign language

ing her chubby fingers dance from word to word, and I left school that day fascinated.I remember my palms being sweaty as I wandered anxiously into her classroom. From corner to corner, the walls were ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brief Discussion and Review of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Jesus Christ Super Star'

t place set up in the temple, and second, where he rides into town on an ass over a road covered in palms.Events are fairly mundane until Jesus' betrayal by Judas, and then the action picks up, all th ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Primate Observation

ass.Orangutans are in the class pongo pygmaeus and are one of the four great apes. They walk on the palms of their hands similar to how human infants crawl but they cant travel rapidly in this fashion ...

(5 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Informative Speech: informs people about phobias such as aerophobia, and coaster phobia.

to race. It feels like its going to explode. My throat closes and I'm having trouble breathing. My palms are sweating now, and my head is dizzy. I feel like I might fall, I want to run, but I don't k ... climb. You know what's about to happen and there's now way to avoid it now. You grip the handrail, palms sweating, heart pounding and brace yourself for the wild ride down. Most of us have experience ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Evil Is Present Lord of the Flies by William Golding | Directions Analyze how Golding uses symbols to reveal his ideas about the nature of man and society.

resent. The conch is introduced early in the book. Ralph blows a "deep, harsh note boomed under the palms..." and becomes the symbol of democracy by calling the boys to a meeting. Ralph, the one who c ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Coming of Age/Getting my Diploma

ting and small head sculptures. I glanced down the hallway and seen a sea of people.I could feel my palms starting to moisten. I tugged at my mothers shirt as a child does when they are shy and trying ... ge door there was one less person in the line in front of me. The butterflys in my stomach grew. My palms became even more wet and I was feeling a little bit light headed. I wanted to get out of there ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Great Discovery

, hence I ventured deeper into the rock-strewn cavern.As I was shuffling into the cave with both my palms "magnetized" onto the cavern's even walls, I heard absolutely nothing but my breaths and foots ... red and bent down to glance the area. It was too dark to really notice much. I got up and rubbed my palms on the back of my slacks. I continued to pace forward but knocked into a sturdy figure. A pair ...

(3 pages) 37 1 3.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The human body

e must be in the anatomic position in which thepatient stands facing toward you, arms at sides with palms of hands forward. To helpidentify the location of internal structures and understand how they ...

(7 pages) 96 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Observing essay "KIng Of the Third Grade"

Sitting on my bed, I gazed at my new pack of unopened football cards as if I had x-ray vision. My palms sweaty, my heart racing, I sat with intensipation. Hoping that the new Joe Montana card would ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Summarize the formation of friction ridge skin and how it relates to the permanence of fingerprints?

skin over most of our bodies is fairly smooth. 'Friction Ridges', however, are found on the digits, palms and soles. They are called 'friction' ridges because of their biological function that helps u ... that are constantly shed.Stratum lucidum - is present only in thick skin (lips, soles of feet, and palms of hands). Little or no cell detail is visible.Stratum granulosum - 3-4 layers of cell thick c ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

ZELDA: Link- The true one

to awaken, sitting up in surprise. Upset, he pushed sweaty blond bangs from his eyes and rubbed his palms together, trying to erase the feel of clammy bone. Those words. Damn those words. A hero to bo ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Half A Pi To A Wiseman.

rsSaid forget everything I knowSaid all we keep is fool's goldI got up forgot the entire wayRubbing palms in perfect natureTwo-Thirds ConfessionalDon't listen to meI'm on a lower spiritual planeMy fac ...

(1 pages) 14 0 1.0 Sep/2005

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

Compare and Contrast: Willingness to Take Risks.

the level of willingness just to approach a stranger and say, "Hello," is slim to non-existent. My palms sweat, and I become flustered before I even make the attempt. Worries of what I'm going to say ...

(3 pages) 104 1 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays


relatively clean, its appearance deceives as millions of microscopic bacterium are present on ones palms.Prevention of illness and elimination of bad bacteria has been practised for many generations. ... To collect the samples a swab was taken, then moistened with distilled water and rolled over the palms, in between the fingers and underneath the nails of the subjects' hands. This swab was then st ...

(6 pages) 36 0 1.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Miles to go before I sleep (Creative Short Story)

has long gone and her closed eyes sit in the middle of sunken black rings. I cover my face with my palms and close my eyes. I try to push that image out of my mind and attempt to replace the soulless ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Lord Of the Flies" essay

the conch against his lips, took a deep breath and blew once more...a child had appeared among the palms, about a hundred yards away for the beach" (Pg 117) The boys obey the rules of the conch, but ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding