Essays Tagged: "sofa"

"Splits." This essay discusses the Breedlove family from the novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.

the piteous state of the Breedlove's rented storefront apartment; specifically, she describes their sofa as a "hated ... piece of furniture" which "produces a fretful malaise" and "limits the delight ... the time [the couch] was delivered" and how the Breedloves still had "to pay $4.80 a month" for the sofa with the "gaping chasm" (36). The Breedlove family exists in a similar state. They detest, yet ...

(4 pages) 110 1 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop and "The Jailer" by Sylvia Plath - analysis and comparison of styles

, and tries to answer it (there is a porch behind the pumps, a dog - dirty, of course - is lying on sofa). A further proof of the fact that the family lives there appears in the fourth stanza: there a ...

(8 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How Bad Television is for a person.

e metabolism from sitting in front of a television. They tested a child metabolism laying down on a sofa looking at the ceiling with a child sitting in front of a television and resulted that the kid' ...

(5 pages) 108 3 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Shadowed Man Part Two" Please see part one for more details.

outside. I dropped the phone with a crash and pulled myself backwards, tumbling over the low-backed sofa that lay at the edge of the gray carpeted family room. The thump of the ground took all the win ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Life Of A Chair In 10 Years Time

Slouched on the chill leather of a discarded rotting sofa, I sat waiting in the abandoned tip. Flashes of light shone through the cracks in the fence fro ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How global beliefs have impacs on the world

nce to be a positive or negative one. One can either take these experiences headfirst or sit on the sofa hoping it will blow over. Which choice will you make?I am a young girl who lives life with pass ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Legal Process Paper Describes how John can file a discrimination suit against his company with the EEOC. Starts from the beginning of the process through to the US Supreme Court.

Legal Process PaperJohn Doe worked for a large sofa manufacturing company in the Northeastern United States. He was the supervisor of the pillow-st ...

(4 pages) 581 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Marx theory

This picture shows a huge sofa with two men standing and touching it with great admiration. For me this big Sofa symbolize the ... Sofa symbolize the Bourgeoisie class and the Bourgeois ideology, this interpretation is due to the sofa size and to the wide area that it occupies, just like the Bourgeoisie who are the property owni ... product will create a state of consumer culture that most people would think that owning such huge sofa would supply them with power, provide them a higher social position and they believe that with ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Childs Promise.

This Friday night seemed just like any other with Mom and I lounging on the sofa watching the Grand Ole Opry. I could feel the joy that the Opry brought to my mom just by the l ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

We had to write an essay about what we would say to a war veteran.

sort of effort in finishing my essay; mainly concerning me processing thoughts. I simply lay on the sofa (well broken in at this point from our previous encounters) and decided anyone with a higher ra ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Dec/2005

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

My Crib

c. There are a big warmly welcome living room consisting a TV set, DVD player and fabulous looking sofa for gathering with friends and guests, a rather small kitchen with another TV and cooking stuff ...

(2 pages) 15 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Television - The Negative Effects

e effects that we don't realize. On a Sunday night, the typical family huddles together on a sofa in front of the television set, and watches a television show. This may seem to look like a per ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Retreat

e decided to let him off this time. Suddenly, the doorbell rang."Who is it?" I yelled from the sofa, getting up to answer the door.As I opened the door, I saw there was no one there. When my f ... le she closed the door behind her, everyone else was still in the living room either sitting on the sofas or mattresses. I went and sat next to Rulan and Rulien, and said, " We need a plan." Every o ...

(4 pages) 429 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Memory Of The Giver

ing Alice, his wife. Nothing more than an echo of his voice answers him. He sees a papernote on the sofa, saying that "˜I went to my mother's home. Get a better job and I will come back. I can't ...

(1 pages) 503 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ad day in one's life. If someone has a bad day, depending on who they are; they could just sit on a sofa, in front of the television and watch their favorite movie or show, and feel better again. One ... ain. One could also go just go down to the nearest drug corner, buy some drugs and then go sit on a sofa, take the drugs, and feel better again. In Pete Hamil's "Crack in the Box" he explains t ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


is answered the door with my pet dog Tasha behind him. As I went inside I saw my mom sitting on the sofa reading a book. "Hi John," she said. I waved and told her to call me when dinner was read ...

(4 pages) 531 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why After School Jobs Are Benificail (Pursausive S

y assignments for granted. While most of my friends who don't work usually go home and sit on their sofa for four hours before opening their bookbag, I have found that "Friends" and "ER" can still run ...

(3 pages) 485 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


n excursion across the apartment was already cause for strain, and who spent every other day on the sofa by the open window gasping for breath? And was his sister supposed to earn money, at seventeen ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Great Gatsby: The Passing Of Youth

a careless and shallow person. Daisy describes her aloofness when she says "I've been lying on that sofa for as long as I can remember". Daisy and her husband, Tom "…smashed up things and creat ...

(2 pages) 11 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Communication and Marriage Communication plays an immense role in effective

possible. He thought of how he no longer looked forward to weekends, when she sat for hours on the sofa with her colored pencils and her files, so that he feared that putting on a record in his own h ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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