Essays Tagged: "Socks"

The ghost in the graveyard.

old granny," she said. "Why should I bother with a man. If I'd a man I'd just have an extra set of socks to wash!"Each Saturday night she went to the ceili house beside the graveyard. There she dance ... minute. "Thank you very much," she said, "that would be very kind of you."She ended up washing his socks as they married after a few months. They had a large family and lived to a ripe old age.

(7 pages) 87 0 4.7 Apr/2003

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

This is a profile essay that wil portray the emotions of a lost one while also giving you a sense of rememberence of them

Not ForgottenI knew a man once; he brought me donuts every Sunday morning. He wore golf clothes and socks pulled up to his knees. I knew a man that ate enough rice in a day to feed China. He had big e ...

(4 pages) 97 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Metaphor for life essay,comparing life to a dresser

mpartments on a dresser, is chock-full of various uniqueitems. The drawers of a dresser are full of socks, pants and shirts. They are all different but allcontribute to the being that is the dresser. ...

(4 pages) 227 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The character of Philemon in the short story "The Suit" by Can Themba

eact to the crisis.Philemon removes chance from even the most commonplace activities. His shoes and socks are at hand to be picked up as he sneaks out of the bedroom in the early morning. That "he did ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Complete BUSINESS PLAN on sports store "FOUR SEASONS."

etailer that sells a range of football (soccer, rugby league, rugby union and AFL) apparel, (boots, socks, shorts, etc) and equipment, (balls, shin-pads, etc).Four Seasons will not be producing any pr ... e in a number of forms. These include point-of-sale displays and free gifts (such as a free pair of socks to go with a pair of boots) and other offers. The Nike company and Adidas company have offered ...

(20 pages) 779 1 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


test minds of all time have been socially unacceptable. Albert Einstein lived alone and rarely wore socks of the same colour. Van Gogh found comfort only in his art and the women who constantly denied ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Southwest Airlines.

" I exclaimed. As she gave me my boarding pass she said, "Great, how many holes do you have in your socks?" Initially caught off guard, I responded, "Excuse me!" "The free tickets are being given to t ... ded, "Excuse me!" "The free tickets are being given to the customer who has the most holes in their socks," she explained with a perky smile. It was just my luck that I was wearing sandals. I told her ...

(11 pages) 145 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

NBA Dress Code: Rescind It.

r sweater. They must have dress slacks, khakis, or dress jeans. And must wear appropriate shoes and socks, dress boots or other presentable shoes. But what must be understood is that the new dress cod ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Effect of Poverty in the "Shame"

mentioned that in order to give a good impression to his "love", Helene Tucker, Richard "washed my socks and shirt every night"(Gregory, 457) "because they were the only clothes I had."(Gregory, 457) ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Shark Net" by Robert Drewe

knew, the ordered Melbourne world of frosty lawns and trimmed hedges, of grandparents and shoes and socks and winter-overcoats..." This descriptive language emphasises Drewe's six-year-old memories of ...

(7 pages) 56 1 4.9 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Last lesson of the afternoon

which neither time nor sound can exist. I stick my tongue out, noting that boredom tastes like old socks. I turn to the wise all-knowing face of the wall clock; its unmoving arms amuse me. An incessa ...

(3 pages) 2263 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Consumerism Amongst Teenagers

In the past three months I have bought: Clothes( including jeans, jackets, shirts, socks, belts, pajamas), Tiffany's key chain, ski rental, ski equipment ( backpack, vest, etc), conce ...

(2 pages) 16 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Soldiers Heart

oldiers that showed up. Charley was one of the last ones so he ended up with a pair of black pants, socks, and a cheap black hat. Charley wasn't used to the rations they were getting fed. He was still ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Day At School

re's no time to wait we have to go now"� screamed my mother as a scrambled about looking for socks."Mom stop yelling, I"˜m coming, I'm coming"� I said. "All that screaming isn't go ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gold Toe Industry Analysis, presented from Case Study of Harvard Business Review

igh-end users coupled with significant changes in the hosiery industry (high growth in athletic the socks segment, high brand awareness of manufacturers, and intense advertisement campaigns) will sign ... ions with stores.Gold Toe is a premium brand targeted at high end users. Although the unit sales of socks by department stores decreased between 1979 and1980, we can not conclude that Gold Toe's sales ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"The Standard of Living" - by Dorothy Parker.

erior people, whether they be walking with their noses in the air, or going through men faster than socks. The $250 000 emerald and pearl necklace is another key element. The necklace was glamorous. I ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


there’s no time to wait we have to go now” screamed my mother as a scrambled about looking for socks.        “Mom stop yelling, I‘m coming, I’m coming” I said. “All th ...

(3 pages) 620 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ancient rules were that there was only a one-on-one tournament. It was not allowed to have shoes or socks, it had to be played barefoot. There were two different kinds of jersey's and they wear a whit ...

(1 pages) 487 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Put Me In, Coach...!

xternal items a player wears must exactly match each member of the team from the hat to the type of socks worn. The number printed on his or her jersey identifies each individual player to the umpires ...

(3 pages) 683 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Program of excellence

al standings. Disappointed Canadian citizens believed and thought that Canada should "pull up their socks" and evaluate their current National Hockey Program. The program developed was to identify the ...

(2 pages) 8 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History