Essays Tagged: "stiff"

Through the Eyes of a Tiger

t year and I don't know the words, I stand shyly in my dress, nervously wiggling my toes in my new, stiff saddle shoes. By the next year those few bars of music are a part of me and to this day I ofte ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Stress - For and against

h the spin cycle of your washing machine. You can't waitto take off your shoes and pour yourself a (stiff ) cool drink.Stress!Everybody knows what stress is. Stress is an integral part ofour urban lif ...

(2 pages) 163 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Canova's "Perseus with Head of Medusa"

y Greek sculptors, he use of detailed anatomy, a combination of stoicism and portrayals of anguish, stiff posture, contrapposto and the draping of the fabric around Perseus' arms.Perseus stands rigidl ...

(1 pages) 82 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay based on the book "Savage Beauty."

e, written when Millay was nineteen, resonates particularly:"I'm getting old and ugly. My hands are stiff and rough and stained and blistered. I can feel my face dragging down. I can feel the lines co ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Alexander Pope.

undress himself, go to bed or get up without help, and that on rising he had to be invested with a stiff canvas bodice and tightly laced, and have put on him a fur doublet and numerous stockings to k ...

(11 pages) 120 2 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sickle cell anemia.

as well as the normal hemoglobin, but when the oxygen level is low, the Hb S molecules join to form stiff fibers. These fibers distort the shape of the red blood cells making them long and curved, thu ...

(4 pages) 94 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

"What Will it Be, Acrylic or Watercolor?"

s with any kind of paint, a brush is the most common way to apply acrylic onto the canvas or paper. Stiff textured brushes are meant to be used with an acrylic medium because of its thick consistency. ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Is it possible to speak of an English Culture?

it that defines "Englishness"? From creating empires, tea on the lawn, days at the races, keeping a stiff upper limit, Shakespeare, Queen Victoria, thatched country cottages to bingo; is this is a tru ...

(9 pages) 86 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Review of Agamemnon and His Daughters. A play classified as a Greek Tragedy.

eath, which left them available to be tied in, with the rest of the plot. What seemed like a pretty stiff punishment to Agamemnon for shooting a deer and boasting about it was actually even harsher in ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A look at the affect names have on the characters of Fifth Business By Robertson Davies

een himself and Saint Dunstan. "Saint Dunstan was a marvelous person...mad about learning, terribly stiff and stern and scowly, and an absolute wizard at withstanding temptation"(Fifth Business p.90). ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Chapter 2 1/2: The Untold Truth Behind the Triwizard Tournament Harry Potter Fan Fic

s you wish, my lord," Wormtail replied, letting out a heavy breath as he lay down the heavy and now stiff body. He could tell that rigor mortis was beginning to set in the body.Lord Voldemort's brow b ... would write the letter that would seal his fate.*****The morning came too soon, and Karkaroff had a stiff pain in his neck, along with slight fatigue. During the night he pondered what to write in the ...

(6 pages) 25 1 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Civilized Society (utopia)

e is deemed necessary. The features that increase danger from SUVs include, but are not limited to, stiff and rigid construction, increased mass, and height. The above listed items are of the greatest ... energy in a wreck. From a factual, scientific standpoint, when an SUV runs into an automobile, its stiffer construction does not allow for energy built up from a combination of the speed and mass of ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Huckleberry Finn: "Huck in all his lonesomeness"

HUCK IN ALL HIS LONESOMENESSWritten things are not for speech; their form is literary; they are stiff, inflexible, and will not lend themselves to happy and effective delivery with the tongue--whe ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A creative essay about performing a highschool musical

out, long and graceful steps, REMEMBER your lines," shrieks throughout her head. She is up on that stiff, black stage to entertain the audience and is determined to do so.Quietly waiting backstage fo ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Metamorphosis

lated, back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike brown belly divided into stiff arched segments on top of which the bed quilt could hardly stay in place and was about to slid ... t was not really a crash. His fall was broken to some extent by the carpet, his back, too, was less stiff than he had thought, and so there was merely a dull thud, not so very startling. Only he had n ...

(85 pages) 97 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Simile and Metaphor Analysis for Madame Bovary

ir.Chapter 2 page 96:"She was wearing a little blue silk scarf that held her pleated batiste collar stiff as a ruff;and as she moved her head the lower part of her face buried itself in the folds or g ...

(5 pages) 49 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Aids

inated way. There is little point in using your legs to tell the horse to walk on if your hands are stiff and resistant to its moving.You must be able to use each hand and leg independently. Your insi ...

(1 pages) 20 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Technological Issues-manufactured sheet materials

heet materials have many qualities that make it an ideal replacement for timber. It is dense, flat, stiff, has no knots and is easily machined. Its fibers, chips or particles provide dimensional stabi ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Room 101 Creative Writing Coursework

Room 101As he sat stiff backed and upright in the hard wooden chair, Jotham looked around anxiously. He could only see ... seemed like a few hours, but in reality was probably only a few minutes, there was a noise. Jotham stiffened. He willed his ears to hear it. It wasn't very far away. Click, clack, click, clack. It so ...

(14 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Nokia Brand dimensions.

, hip and generally "with it"". Ask analysts to personify Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson-even its name is stiff--and you'd get an austere, conservative, middle-aged Swedish engineer."So, generally, what doe ...

(13 pages) 188 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies