Essays Tagged: "Sled"

Charles Foster Kane - Who Was he?

e financier's memoirs in manuscript. Through Thatcher's words we see Kane as a boy playing with his sled on a snow-swept Colorado farm. Through his mother, the boy has just inherited a great fortune. ... ward of the bank that administers her estate, and Thatcher, whom the angry young Kane bashes with a sled, takes the boy East to be raised. The movie then shows Kane growing up, making life miserable f ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.8 Feb/1997

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

Enchanting Escape

ide of me began to climax as my stomach turned and my face blushed cherry red. As I lay in my rusty sled my heart began to pump increasingly faster as my body trembled with fear. This would be the lar ... ver venture down. With a quick push, I was off. I could feel the frosty wind howl at my face as the sled went quicker and quicker down the hill. I looked down the hill to see the ending of this terrif ...

(4 pages) 44 0 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Violence as a Main Attraction in" Fifth Business" by Robertson Davis.

ning of the novel, the first incident with violence starts with an argument between two boys over a sled. These boys are friends who live in the same small town and go to the same small school but com ...

(4 pages) 61 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Snowboarding History Snowboarding is the world's fastest grow...

s a crude model put together in his garage, after he saw his daughter trying to go down a hill on a sled standing up. It consisted of two children's skis strapped together, with some doweling on the t ... pped together, with some doweling on the top for foot attraction. His daughter took it to the local sledding hill, and soon enough all the kids wanted one. Another pioneer wasDimitrije Milovich, a sur ...

(7 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Personal Narrative: My First Time Skiing

trees right ahead of them. This was my first time in Lake Tahoe and my first time skiing. I am in a sled-like ski chair called a bi-ski. It has two has two skis on the bottom, and two small skis attac ...

(2 pages) 98 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History of Snowboarding

invented the first snowboard. People would have always figured out how to slide down a hill on some sled, thus it would be unfair to point out one specific person, who came up with the first snowboard ... son, who came up with the first snowboard. There were some people, though, who built snowboard like sleds before. One of them was M.J. "Jack" Burchett. He cut out a plank of plywood in 1929 and tried ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Snowboarding

Skiing and sledding used to be the only to ways of recreationally traveling down a snow-covered mountain until ... first creators was M.J "Jack" Burchett. In "1929 out of a plank of plywood he cut a snowboard like sled, he secured it to his feet with clothesline and horse reins" ("Beginning of snowboarding"). He ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Psychoanalytical Viewing of Citizen Kane

elf.Kane buries his traumatic loss (moment of separation from his mother). This is reflected in the sled's burial under the falling snow (Boardinghouse scene). Freud suggests that something that must ... that something that must never be lost may be hidden and preserved. "This images evokes the little sled (simultaneously precious and insignificant) buried in the snow (hidden and preserved)."In the B ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.5 Jun/2004

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

Symbols used in "Ethan Frome" by Edith Warton

e Mattie the long way to the train station. Not wanting to leave Ethan's side, Mattie asks Ethan to sled down the hill with her into the elm tree. It would ultimately end their lives but, the story ta ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christmas Reflections.

ey were very special, magical, and romantic.My Family lived just moments from our favorite hill for sled riding. I remember that smell of hot cocoa from the vendor, the sounds of Christmas carols play ... vered there was no Santa Clause but, the sadness was lifted quickly, there was a brand new speedway sled under the Christmas tree and, it was the extra long style so I could have a couple of friends r ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Citizen Kane"

evotion that he put into his work. Early in life he had no cares in the world as he played with his sled. This turns out to be the last time he had a childish moment. From then on he had no time for p ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2006

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

Citizen Kane

nes. The most prominent one in my mind was his last word, rosebud. He was obviously thinking of his sled from his childhood. Another scene that represents lost childhood in the film is the ones with t ... he things that he truly loved. He loved his mother and being with his friends, most of all he loved sledding. But when he was forced to move away he was expected to grow up quickly and act as how a ma ...

(3 pages) 6 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Citizen Kane

e. In this scene, the camera tracks over hundreds of Kane's possessions, finally stopping on an old sled from his childhood. The sled, appearing worthless, has been thrown into the burning furnace. Pr ... led, appearing worthless, has been thrown into the burning furnace. Printed across the front of the sled is the word "Rosebud," a symbol of Kane's childhood and everything in his life that he once lov ...

(5 pages) 1691 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethan Frome

s Mattie to the train station but they take a stop on the side of the rode. They decide to take the sled ride that they used to talk about. Mattie suggests that they throw themselves in the path of th ...

(1 pages) 808 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

White Fang

ys that Buck was not able to pull a thousand pounds of flour. After the dog has been tied up to the sled he started of and it was really hard but the man leaned over and wispered in the dogs ear. He t ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


how they are suppose to.3. Effort- This was shown when Buck had to pull 150 pounds of stuff on the sled by himself. He did not give up no matter how tired he was he just kept on trying.Five new words ...

(1 pages) 474 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Murphy´s Law

w has its roots in Air Force studies from 1949 when testpersons were strapped on a rocket propelled sled which was brought to an abrupt halt shortly after. Electrodes fitted to a harness were supposed ...

(2 pages) 682 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Sled by thomas E. adams Joeys attitufe is really bad he has a bad temper him and his sister dont get ... told it to mother. Mother got mad at joey and made him say sorry how ever the only way he could go sleding is if he tells his sister sorry. He did only because he could go sleding if he said sorry. J ... r sorry. He did only because he could go sleding if he said sorry. Joey ran outside and grabbed his sled. He really loves sledding and he loves his sled its really important to him. He rode it down a ...

(1 pages) 2057 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English 2

sessions pouring from the chimney of his palace and filling the sky. The smoke of Kane's youth, his sled, disappears into the night sky. The camera pans down the chain-link fence where the sign "No Tr ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

"Citizen Kane"

the warehouse of collections left behind by Kane. Then we see a close-up of the word "Rosebud" on a sled that has been thrown into the fire. We realize that this was the sled Kane had as a child while ... s a child. "Rosebud" could represent the only time in his life when he felt loved and accepted. The sled might have symbolized the love, innocence, and beauty he lost as a child. The glass snow globe ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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