Essays Tagged: "shy person"

Leonard Bernstein

s he suffered from chronic asthma, rose fever, and hay fever. This pathetic child grew to be a very shy person.Leonard always had a heart for music, even as a young boy. As an eight year old, one morn ... und a new, and this time excellent piano teacher named Helen Coates. She was sensitive to Leonard's shyness and knew what it took to teach him. She had him study symphonies and operas from the printed ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.4 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Compare and contrast the Miller's Tale and Reeve's Tale from The Canterbury Tales.

le of the behavior of the time period.In "The Miller's Tale", the scholar, Nicholas is a "close and shy" person who has a talent for "making love in secret". His talent is illustrated when he turns hi ...

(1 pages) 67 0 2.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Families and Their Influence in Slughterhouse-Five

and have typical social interactions with people because of his rough childhood.Billy is a lonely, shy person and much of his personality is due to his family relationships as a child. Every one of B ...

(3 pages) 57 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Edgar Degas

ecome an artist. This support was one of the best things he had going for him because he was a very shy person. It was in part because of this that he never married. He is best known for his paintings ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Story I did for my assignment, 900 words, and is about a guy who plays Rugby and goes to War, gets a girl and lives on

years named Jonobi White, he lived in a small suburb in Sydney called Guildford. Jonobi was a very shy person, he was skinny, but very fast and is a great Rugby Union player. He was one of the finest ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.5 Jun/2004

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

Prisoners of War - Chapter 28

Going to the bathroom isn't the easiest thing to do in prison, especially if you are shy. While I'm not a particularly shy person, it still is difficult for me to go with all these peop ...

(12 pages) 21 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Culture and Society paper on Mexican Culture

ws were very informal, I have known her for about a year, and although normally a very reserved and shy person she had no problem opening up to me and telling about her culture. When planning on turni ... s old, female, with the socio-economic class in Mexico as poor. The biggest fear that I had was her shyness of people I wasn't for sure that she would talk to me. When I asked her if I could interview ...

(13 pages) 244 2 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Heroes" by Robert Cormier.

nt, Nicole Renard, and Larry LaSalle. Francis is an eighteen year old who has no face. He is a very shy person. Francis was in World War II and the people he was in the war with are really his only fr ... is has also been in love his whole life with one girl, Nicole Renard. He likes her but he is way to shy to talk to her. Nicole is a very nice young lady. She tried to help out in the war so she would ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A quick analyis of the play "I'm Nobody who are you" by Langston Hughes.

assertion and created their self identity around being nobody. I do not feel that the speaker is a shy person, but instead finds liberation through being nobody. By being nobody the speaker goes unno ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The correlation between physical appearance and shyness

Researchers have hypothesized that behavioral problems are accentuated when a shy person wants to be with other people. This need to be with others--sociability--is a related but ... th other people. This need to be with others--sociability--is a related but separate construct from shyness. The purpose of the present study was to examine the correlation between physical appearance ... urpose of the present study was to examine the correlation between physical appearance and shyness. Shyness is often a considerable handicap in social and occupational situations, and it can be inward ...

(14 pages) 82 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparitive Essay

at myself now, I can see that in the future I will be a different person. Today, I see myself as a shy, weak, and unmotivated individual. In the future I plan to change all of this. Recently I have m ... outgoing, strong person who has some motivation in life. Most of my life I have been a very shy person. I could not talk to people very easily. I kept to myself and never really had much to sa ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Everyday Use

older daughter, is into herself and her life and doesn't need material things.Magie is a quiet and shy person. She looks up to her sister but not like most younger sisters usually do with their sibli ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.6 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


stomach just quenched. First it is hard for me to read in front of a group and second I am a really shy person. After getting the courage to do it the first time I realized to myself that this isn't s ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Life is a musical performance; it presents us with crescendos

uld have never imagined myself being able to speak in front of a class full of people; me being the shy person that I was, yet being part of choir and being involved in music made me believe that I wa ...

(3 pages) 496 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

John Updike's "A&P" The Character of Sammy

h to do except lean on the register and wait for the girls to showup again (Updike 17)". Sammy is a shy person whose only interaction with people are theones that come through his checkout line. You w ... usion you can see how Sammy's character changes over the course of thestory. Being that Sammy was a shy character, by quitting his job he showed his ability tostand up for himself and voice his own op ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Andy Warhol

Carnegie University in Pittsburgh, where he learned valuable lessons in getting attention. He was a shy person and loved to observe people. He studied them from the sidelines, painting portraits of hi ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays