Essays Tagged: "pavement"

This essay title is The Great Gasby. This is about a book i read and it desribes how peaople love each other.

em they say something that caught my attention, "when Richard Cory went down town, we people on the pavement looked at him:" in my opinion this says that he may have sometimes gone into town just for ... is says that he may have sometimes gone into town just for the attention, or that the people on the pavement felt much lower to him and all looked up to him and wanted to be like him. To me it's a con ...

(2 pages) 94 1 2.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Burnside Project

e creeps into the corner of my eye while I inspect my shoes. I scrub the solesback and forth on the pavement, out of habit, to insure a dry surface. I don't bother towatch him. I can hear him rolling ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Toyota Supra

t 5,600rpm and 315 lb.-ft. Of torque at 4,000rpm. And the normally-aspirated powerplant has its own pavement-clawing credtails. Its Acoustic Control Induction System delivers brute V8-like power thank ...

(2 pages) 65 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The Friend I Never Knew. A creative writing piece that is meant to be surround the theme, "The new neigbours"

r all over, and the skin on your arm begins to prickle. Amidst the overgrown shrubs and the unkempt pavement, you sense the mystery of this despondent house, and even more, that of its residents.Befor ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Study of Akali Metal Contamination in Road Side Soil

esium, calcium and sodium. The relationship between akali metal concentration and distance from the pavement was examined and determined to be nonexistent. Additionally, atomic absorbtion and atomic e ... the ice melts it dissolves these salts and causes them to migrate into soil that is adjacent to the pavement. Over time, the accumulation akali metal salts can change the chemical profile of the soil ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Venice's rising water problem

est traditions. The sea level around Venice has been changing over centuries. To combat the problem pavement have been raised several times, but it has been no match to the combination of sinking land ... Within Venice, workers have restored 113 of the 450 bridges and are rebuilding the canal walls. The pavements around the canal have also been raised a foot, and have also added a barrier of 15.7 milli ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

A house to remember (descriptive essay)

a large concrete sink conspicuously imposed in one corner. Grandma used to stand upon the red brick pavement in front of this sink every morning; cleaning vegetables for meals, washing clothes from th ...

(6 pages) 289 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Descriptive Essay about a pitbull attacking basketball players at the basketball court 2 paragraph essay

orhood guys congregated for a couple of pickup games. The bright sun beamed downs and heated up the pavement and the wind is dead. The pickup games have already commenced. They continued until sloppy ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Everything to Nothing

arage that houses my car, I noticed nothing but the bright yellow Mitsubishi Mirage centered on the pavement. The color of this car can only be compared to the color of the sun at noon. Depressing the ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A day at the track" Descriptive essay

body as the cars line up just does it for me.Watching the cars going down the quarter mile of black pavement at a high rate of speedsimply amazes me.There are so many different cars at the track racin ... ves more of a purpose than a show of smoke. It heats upthe tires to the point that it sticks to the pavement giving it unbelievable traction for thelaunch off the line.When a car is done doing its bur ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A Semiotic Approach to the Short Story "Glass" by Shena MacKAY

possibilities of working in glass"; the bus shelter is invaded by small pieces of broken glass; the pavement is ornamented with "cubes of viscous glass"; while waiting in line she observes all the ant ... hadn't noticed them for years, but they must have been there all the time, those skylights set into pavements, the little squares of thick opaque glass letting out light from the cellars of shops, swi ...

(10 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Poem Richard Cory

hat it is simple of it to roll off our tongue.'Whenever Richard Cory went down townWe people on the pavement looked at him:He was a gentleman from sole to crown,Clean favored and imperially slim. 'As ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

James A Garfield

had seen him in the streets of life? Who could believe that his footfalls ever sounded on a lonely pavement? Who had heard the casual and familiar tones of Chester Arthur? Where was Harrison? Where w ...

(8 pages) 59 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Write about a frightening experience where you felt you had to go on in spite of your fear.

ckly clambered down the last set of stairs that separated the territory of school grounds to public pavement. As soon as my feet touched that ground I instinctively felt scared. I continued to walk at ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Umbrella Man by dahl

think she might say?"It was about six o'clock that day when my daughter and I were standing on the pavement in the rain, looking for a taxi. Just then, an old man probably around seventy years old ca ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discriptive sotry on a stranger

sly looped, and held in place with hairspray. As she franticly walked, her glossy shoes clicked the pavement, one after the other, in a hypnotic rhythm. It seemed as if she were only skimming the grou ...

(1 pages) 30 1 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


e tadpole puddle that was blocking my path to my favorite place. Finally, I reach the black pavement and feeling the warmth from the asphalt sink into my skin. I look down at that long narrow ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

First Person Narrative about Plowing- "Natures Beauty"

Beauty of NatureTurning on to the road the pavement was slick and the tires of the truck slipped as I accelerated. The head lights on the head ... ead gear of my Fisher Plow eliminated the road and opened up a winter wonderland to my eyes. As the pavement got rough and the woods got thicker the amount of snow on the road also increased. The snow ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A story entitled "Yellow" 2,413 words

the damp ditch and above some gravel; it had reached the roadside. There were people moving on the pavement: potential targets for its vampiric hunger. It zoomed out towards the towering figures, fou ...

(10 pages) 101 3 4.8 Jan/2005

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

Analysis of some of Victor Hugo's Worrks

, and the helplessness of man before nature.Another significant motif is that of stone and upturned pavement. Quasimodo is frequently compared to his stone gargoyle companions and architectural terms ... back, also more relating him to the cathedral), and Frollo is shown as an animated statue. Upturned pavement and stone in general was a powerful symbol in Hugo's mind for the process of change, and th ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors