Essays Tagged: "reading a book"

Death of the Superstars

formers never met. It would be something to see what the music of today would be like. I was reading a book awhile back. Don't laugh, I read sometimes. It was a book from I'm sorry to say, Step ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Classic Tales of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Classic Tales of Tom SawyerGrudgingly going through the motions of reading page after page of a book while pretending to be interested is not a pleasurable way to spen ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Report on Konrad Z. Lorenz-nobel prize winner for research on genetic imprinting

n animals was brought about when his father brought him home a salamander. At the age of ten, after reading a book on evolution, Lorenz decided to become a paleontologist. As a boy, Lorenz had a wide ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Fantasy - An Essential Component of Reality - a look at mindplay versus real world as showcased by the game, Dungeons and Dragons

night.Children dream. They gain entry to the world of fantasy as easily as donning a tee shirt, or reading a book. Fantasy is a component of reality, though what one dreams of becoming as a child is ...

(3 pages) 121 4 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

biligraphy of Tom Clancy and his writing style

top of that, you have two other submarines in hot pursuit. This is the kind of imagery you get from reading a book by Tom Clancy. The plot is always intriguing, and with its many twists and turns, the ... other fiction books, Clancy's are very realistic and work in modern day concerns and issues. After reading one of his novels, the reader becomes aware of just how possible the story is to actually ha ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Causes and Effects of Internet, ICQ and IRC on My Life

ay mousy. I have two best friends but I always spend my free time by sitting at home watching TV or reading a book. I have nothing exciting in my life, nothing new to do. My friends used to have "drin ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

A critical review and analysis of "Plague '99" by Jean Ure.

"Plague 99" by Jean UreCritical ResponseI've just finished reading a book by Jean Ure called "Plague 99". It takes place in London 1999, and is the story of th ... me of writing she was already dying from the disease and that Fran's father was already dead. After reading this she is (understandably) overcome with grief and breaks down. When she recovers she real ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

" Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

AudiencesReading a play and watching a movie appears to be two different things. Some people enjoy reading a ... an who has multiple flashbacks of his life throughout the storyline. Through watching the movie and reading the play, the audience can get a full understanding of Miller's idea for the original storyl ... t of the movie. The audience is introduced to the setting visually rather than looking for it while reading a play. Reading a play if hard for some people. Instead of just letting a story flow, reader ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Pamphlet" by Thomas Paine".

in history was incredibly relevant, as it sparked the birth of our nation. I was very interested in reading a book by an author described as the "English Voltaire". I also wanted to read this work bec ... woman. Paine's take on government was intriguing, and always backed-up with justifiable facts.After reading Common Sense I'm left with a feeling of pride. Overall I'm impressed that Paine put together ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ernest Hamingway in "Cat In The Rain" tells about a couple having problems.

Paris hotel, and attempts to rescue . Her husband, George, spends the entire story curled up in bed reading a book, paying little attention to his wife.The American woman is struggling because this ma ... g in the story is that she wants concrete, tactile, actual pleasures, and what she has is a husband reading in bed; the emotional distance between the couple is illustrated by her husband's remark, "O ...

(2 pages) 90 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Descriptive essay on a girl worshiping God in her dorm room.

s adapting to the temperature it is outside. I look across at my roommate as she lies upon her bed, reading a book. I pretend to be writing in my journal as she concludes her reading for the night. As ...

(3 pages) 73 2 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Reading and Children- how teachers make students hate reading.

In many instances, students cringe when the words "reading" and "school" are said concurrently. Fear immediately arises in most children at the sound o ... immediately arises in most children at the sound of their teacher's announcement that they will be reading a book in class. There are two main reasons why children dread a reading assignment: knowing ... ght be a possibility that they will read aloud. Many teachers give their classes questions over the reading in order to be confident that the students comprehend. John Holt, an English teacher, would ...

(3 pages) 180 8 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What is better: watches a film or reads a book?

e world, who spend their time in different ways. Some of them enjoy watchingfilms, but others enjoy reading books, and also there are people, who like both: watching and reading. How do youthink what ... s a book? There are some differences between them, for example,watching a film takes less time than reading a book, espacially, if a book is large. If you read a book, and then you watched a film, you ...

(1 pages) 38 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

How did the composer of the contemporary text use the earlier version to say something new? Use Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' and Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'.

Only too often we find ourselves watching a movie, reading a book or listening to a song that has an element of something else consistent in it. Whethe ... te outlined by their death in Hamlet we are already aware of what is to become of them, even before reading the play. This is ironic in the fact that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern question concepts suc ...

(6 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Close analysis of kybla khan

s strange is that with this poem there is a prologue. Within this prologue Coleridge explains about reading a book on Kubla Khan, then taking opium and going of in to a dream. Also in the prologue Col ... is is an appreciation of women even though he did not succeed in his ultimate task.A third possible reading of the line is that it may be a warning to humans saying "don't live like gods on earth"Wome ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The depression period in American Society (The fall of the stock market)

suming that the coin was really going to tell me about its life; I thought it was good thing to do. Reading a book or a newspaper about a period of time in history is something and living throughout t ... s to move back to Africa. In the 1925 I was exchanged for poems by Langston Hughes. I tell you from reading those poems I understood the painful black Americans experience. I was also exchanged for a ...

(9 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay has quotes and points of view from the books Thoreau and Emerson.

Why Should We Read?Why should we read? What does reading provide us? What are the consequences of not reading? These are the questions you should thi ... he consequences of not reading? These are the questions you should think about when reading a book. Reading plain and simple books are not enough for our minds. We need to challenge ourselves to impro ... are not enough for our minds. We need to challenge ourselves to improve our self's. The challenges reading provides us will help us exercise our minds and in return we will gain knowledge. Books are ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Graphic Organizers (brief essay about the use of grpahic oprganizers in the classroom...describes various types)

class concept map as a large group to review at the end of a unit or develop a character map while reading a book aloud to the class. These tools are particularly useful in activities that require cr ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Review of "Da Vinci Code"

Two weeks ago, I finished reading a book called "Da Vinci Code", by Dan Brown. The novel is set in Europe, in France and Engla ... view. The plot is a solid one, however controversial, and the characters are highly believable. The reading level of this nvel is quite easy; however, there are quite a lot of terms involving Christia ... , this book is quite a cliffhanger, so I suggest to just say home for one whole day and just finish reading the book, believe me it will have felt like 5 minutes after u done.I think this book is quit ...

(2 pages) 65 1 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Cinema: How it has and will effect society.

is nothing that can touch you or bother you, you are just there to enjoy a film.Viewing a film and reading a book are similar in so many ways; I think it would be simpler to list the things that they ... n by leaving an unfinished ending, but it still has no comparison to a book. The whole time you are reading a book you are imagining scenes and character without them being portrayed to you as they ar ...

(4 pages) 52 3 4.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies