Essays Tagged: "she asked"

Emily Dickinson's reflection of god

person of her time. Dickinson questioned God, His power, and the people in the society around her. She did not believe in going to church because she felt as though she couldn't find any answers ther ... e couldn't find any answers there. She asked God questions through writing poems, and believed that she had to wait until she died to find out the answers. Dickinson was ahead of her time with beliefs ...

(4 pages) 177 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

6 months later

st sitting behind the desk, polishing her nails. Lennie would have enjoyed watching her I pondered. She asked us what we wanted, and I told her that we were just here to find out 'bout the job. After ... importantly himself, that he was capable of doing something right. Sure he killed Curly's wife, but she sure as hell was a bitch. She probably didn't deserve to die, but Lennie didn't know any better? ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Mexico lullaby

The Mexican LullabyI once went to visit my aunt in Mexico. She stays in the southern part of Mexico in a village named Puerto Escondido. This village has one o ... owever, means that the water is usually rough, and strong undertows make swimming unsafe, except in sheltered bays.All the people in Puerto Escondido are very hard working and there is nothing wrong w ... vendor and my uncle catch fish, which he sells in the city. I always helped my aunt with everything she needed help with. I helped with the children, with her garden, the washing and all the small thi ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Censorship: this essay is on an article about the censorship of Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, and whether censorship is moral in general.

Rye, but was aware of the profanity described in the novel. Worried that the parents might oppose, she asked permission of the parents, and most of them seemed fine with it. Of course, later on, some ... from the profanity. He realized that one person can not possibly protect children from bad things. She will just experience the pain later in life, when it might affect her more. The parents of Shell ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The realization of a man that life changes over time, and that all things that go around come around and how your worst enemies can become your best friends

estaurant.I sat down at the counter and looked around me. This place hadn't changed a bit, same polished floors with same framed pictures of various 80's singers, same "old fashioned" juke box whizzin ... ooking woman standing before me, too nice to be a real waitress."Is your name Roger by any chance?" she asked me."Yes." I responded, looking rather confused as I had never seen the woman before."My na ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The misconceptions many people have about gay males.

eside the poetry stage. The thin, perky waitress soon came over and started a conversation with me. She asked where I was from and what I was doing that evening. She said she liked football players, a ... high school letterman jacket. I stammered out a blunt, quick reply telling her I wasn't interested. She seemed very hurt and almost started to cry while moving away. I told her it wasn't because she w ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Hamlet and the character Ophelia.

destructive words dismantle her ego. While attempting to find out if Hamlet is crazy, Ophelia finds she gets more than she asked for when he tells her, "You should not have believed me; for virtue can ... inoculate our old stock but we shall relish of it. I loved you not" (III.i.146). For the first time she is subject to mistrust, but doesn't understand this and instead is astonished at what was just s ...

(2 pages) 52 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

A valentines story.

e!"The argument went into the kitchen where their mother was preparing dinner. "What's this about?" She asked. "Maria won't let me barrow her CD!" Trixie yelled. "First of all, it's borrowed! Second, ... rixie bragged to Maria. But Maria just smiled "Mom also said I don't have to let you use my stuff." she said cleverly. Just then the phone rang. "MARINA! IT'S FOR YOU!" Teresa called out. Maria answer ...

(12 pages) 35 1 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Death stalks a continent: The effects of aids in Africa and it's people.

ng young siblings without any source of income. At another house, the wife was branded a whore when she asked her husband to use a condom, beaten silly and thrown into the streets. Over there lies a m ... ith colleagues, and every third one is already fatally ill. You whisper about a friend who admitted she had the plague and whose neighbors stoned her to death. Your leisure is occupied by the funerals ...

(22 pages) 298 3 4.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mother teresa's vocation.

A great part of their time also went to the Legion of Mary. She helped a father, who had difficulties with the language, to teach catechism and read a lot about ... ge, to teach catechism and read a lot about Slovenian and Croatian missionaries in India. At twelve she felt for the first time the desire to spend her life for Gods' work, to give it to Him and to le ... the desire to spend her life for Gods' work, to give it to Him and to let Him decide. But how could she be sure?She prayed a lot over it and talked about it with her sister and her mother. And also th ...

(9 pages) 34 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"He is Faithful and Just and Will Forgive us of our Sins..." 1 John 1:9

partner was looking for a church in Loveland that had tolerant views on the issue of homosexuality."She asked me what Blue Sky thought of homosexuality, and I gave her the same generic reply I give ev ... of homosexuality, and I gave her the same generic reply I give everyone who asks about the church. She sent me another email wanting to know specifically what the church believed in. I sent her a rep ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fiction Piece based on Poem "Disabled" by Wilfred Owen My Lonley Soilder

I wanted to retch. The sharp stench of disinfectant combined with the sheer terror at the thought of what the next few minutes had in-store for me. Thoughts of abandonmen ... sk. The woman must have realized I was a visitor as her smile morphed into a sympathetic grimace as she asked who I was enquiring after. I had to force his name out. My voice cracked as I said it, the ... e fear finally showing. I started to lose control of my thoughts. Questions screaming in my head as she directed me to the room. Down the corridor, third on the left.My legs turned to lead weights as ...

(3 pages) 36 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


he stars, not looking around at all of the stars just staring at one particular spot in the sky. So she asked her mother, "Why are you always staring up at the stars in the sky." She told her daughter ... aughter asked, "Why does that constellation had a special meaning to you and what it a picture of." She told her daughter, "It is the picture of a Unicorn. I will tell you the story from when I was a ...

(2 pages) 29 1 4.7 Mar/2004

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


leasant night. We were chatting and some of us had drinks, including me. My mother had told me that she was going to be out for the whole night and had mentioned to be back home before 11. I did not r ... concealed it from giving away that I was drinking.My mother was quick to notice my sad appearance. She then started asking questions as though I were being questioned in court. She asked questions pe ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of Mary Leakey

Mary Leakey was a very important Anthropologist. She was born February 6, 1913 in London, England. Since her father painted, her family moved from to ... in London, England. Since her father painted, her family moved from town to town on many occasions. She grew up in places such as England, France and Italy. At age eleven, when she lived in Dorgogne, ... prehistory after meeting Abbe Lemozi. Mary's life was very good until 1926 when her father died and she was shipped off to a Catholic convent school. She was expelled many times from the school. Mary ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Nike, Inc.

lio manager at a mutual fund management firm, was considering adding Nike's shares to the portfolio she managed. To come to a decision she asked Joanna Cohen, her assistant, to develop a discounted ca ...

(5 pages) 876 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

A Doll's House

ome back to visit and to attempt to get a job. Her husband's death was her time of revelation, when she realized that she needed to make something of her life. When she first spoke to Nora, she had al ... first spoke to Nora, she had already known that Torvald had become the Vice President of the bank. She asked for Torvald to provide her a job so that she could earn some money for herself. He gladly ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aggresion of Women in Relationships - A Review of recent women's liberal attitude toward relationships by using an episode of "Sex in the City" from the 4th seaon as an example.

e and psychotic? After seeing an episode of "Sex in the City" where Carrie tries to get Aidan back, she asked this question as she herself was throwing pebbles late into the night to get his attention ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Appropriation of the old Grimm Fairy Tale Florinda and Yoringal, in a Feminist reading

nse forest there was a cottage and in it dwelt an elderly woman who was known as Lady of the Woods. She was kind and wise; who had great knowledge in the properties of plants and cared for the animals ... ho had great knowledge in the properties of plants and cared for the animals wounded of the forest. She was a greatly respected herbalist, and many travelled from far and wide for her healing remedies ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Red alert

shing this was all a dream.My mom saw me. "What's wrong? What in the world happened to your face?!" She asked concerned. "I don't know. I woke up and it was like that." She examined my face for what s ... so hot. Second when I was depressed my brother made me laugh. Most importantly when I needed my mom she was there for me. So basically what goes around comes around.

(2 pages) 57 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing