Essays Tagged: "sinks"


f winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. Whathappens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them doget greedy and selfish? A lot of athletes a ...

(6 pages) 169 1 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Surface Tension

by the surface tension of water. The razor blade is notfloating: if pushed through the surface, it sinks through the water. More specifically, thetension is the force per unit length of any straight ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Holiday

in the mailbox and speeds off to the next house. Racing outside in anticipation, my heart suddenly sinks discovering its only a Telstra bill. I hate when the phone bill arrives, mum always gives me a ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What is Convection and why Convection can't [simply] happen in solids?

element at the bottom. The hot water molecule at the bottom raises up and the cold upper molecules sinks to the bottom. These are also heated and become hot and starts to rise up. The once raised mol ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Saturated Solutions.

ion. If you keep adding sugar to the iced tea, you eventually get to the point where the sugar just sinks to the bottom. this is a saturated solution, because no more sugar could dissolve.The next typ ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The main cause of environmental degradation is the size of the human population.

htened demands on air, water, and land environments, because they offer essential assets and act as sinks for environmental pollutants.Concern with environmental change has come to forefront primarily ... ion processes (example of this is use of gas in U.K.). Air, water, and land environments all act as sinks, or repositories, for the pollution generated by production and consumption. To toll this, mig ...

(8 pages) 377 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Realization of death can change an Individual as in Lord Jim, JIM changes when death is immenient

ip when it hits an underwater object, he leaves his crewmates and pilgrims behind. The Patina never sinks and he is summed to court where he is stripped of his officer's certification. Jim shortly aft ...

(7 pages) 53 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This is a book report on Maya Angelous I Know Why the Caged Bird SIngs..How the people and places around her affected her

t even consider whites human. Then again, when the Powhitetrash girls areharassing momma, she never sinks to their level. She just continues working andhumming.Then when Maya and Bailey are transporte ...

(2 pages) 53 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Yellow Wallpaper

The "Yellow Wallpaper" is an account of a woman who sinks into postpartum depression after having a child. The reader is privy to the gradual descent in ...

(1 pages) 100 3 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Raven Written by Edger Allen Poe

Lenore is a love that has been lost and died and this man is too in love to let her go and his love sinks him deep into a depression which turns into insanity and leads him to death. This man starts o ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Bell Jar" and Esther's Depression

In "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath the main character, Esther Greenwood, sinks into depression during the summer after her third year of college. There are many factors and ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Twelfth Night summary

in the last six months). On the seacoast, Viola and her ship's captain come ashore after their ship sinks. Viola fears her twin brother Sebastian is drowned, but the captain thinks he saved himself by ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2004

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

Living on the plate margins

formed, pushing the plates apart, and Rift, where the plates pull apart, and the earth between them sinks.On the ocean floor the plates are spreading. All along the mid ocean ridge, volcanic activity ... s the two plates are moving apart, the earth between them is becoming stretched. As it stretches it sinks, because it is thinner. It is a little bit like taking a piece of gum, and stretching it out. ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Condiment Diver

ater is not. When the bottle is squeezed, it causes the air to be compressed as a result the packet sinks. When releasing the squeeze on the bottle the air is no longer compressed and the packet will ... oyancy will make the packet barely float and when the buoyancy of the packet is reduced, the packet sinks. This happens because the packet has just the right buoyancy to float in the bottle of water u ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Good news is in the eye of the beholder

greatly; people's physiological way of thinking changes in a time of war. as a result, the economy sinks even more. interest rates are dropping, and some people are probably going to save money to pa ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Color" A short example of how to use 'color' in writing.

area where the sun would have been at around five o'clock is a combined blue and white. Yet the sun sinks farther and farther below the vast landscape, and the sky becomes a huge rainbow, but with onl ...

(1 pages) 1205 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

AP Book Report: "Macbeth", by William Shakespeare.

(for power), Evil. He is the King of Scotland who takes the throne from Duncan by murdering him. He sinks into a state of chaos because of his greed and guilt. His bad acts lead him to his downfall; a ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2005

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

"Raptor Red"

tor Red and her consort are hunting together; the consort gets his leg stuck in mud, and eventually sinks into it and dies. After Raptor Red's consort dies, Raptor Red becomes depressed for several we ...

(3 pages) 1036 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

America in the 1920's

this, came the new American bathroom. Modern bathrooms of this time were now equipped with enameled sinks, tubs, and flushable toilets. These bathrooms signified American affluence, and many American ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Measuring Volume of a Bottle - Investigation

water, the bottle can hold.We then put the same, empty bottle into the container, in a way, that it sinks to the bottom of the akwarium. We can then measure the new height and multiply it by the volum ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics