Essays Tagged: "Suburbia"

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

. Dreyfuss, obsessed with theUFO sightings, nearly drives his family away, and destroys his home in suburbia becauseof his unrelinquished need to answer his own questions. Although this is obviously a ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.6 Apr/1996

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

The Inferno

tony: a mountain chain of stucco that lies atop fallow lots the size of kitchen magnets. Welcome to suburbia. I effortlessly enter my pervious pastel palace, but the voyage to my room is an uphill bat ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Paradox of Change" During Post-War America

the search for new identities. The 50's brought forth many new ideas and dreams such as families in suburbia's where the thought of living the "good life" often prevailed. During this time of cultural ...

(5 pages) 88 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Technology: should it be in or out of the classrooms? How technology is destroying the democratic educational system, and what can be done to prevent it

18, Paper 3October 8, 2003"Technology: In or Out of the Classrooms"Imagine growing up in "Privilege Suburbia, USA;" you spend your days surfing the World Wide Web and cruising in your brand new Mustan ...

(5 pages) 162 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay can be used as a book report of My Place, by Sally Morgan, or as an example of written history vs individual memory

. I'd never participated in corroborees or heard stories of the Dreamtime. I'd lived all my life in Suburbia and told everyone I was Indian. I hardly knew any Aboriginal people. What did it mean for s ...

(7 pages) 75 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Donnie Darko: Critique of Suburbia

ing in the footsteps of movies like Edward Scissorhands, and Pleasantville, Richard Kelly creates a suburbia in his film Donnie Darko that seems out of this world, but in actuality, he shows a suburba ... shows that the methods of Cunningham are at the very heart of what is wrong with the people of his suburbia, and that the victims of fear are actually himself and the characters that follow him.Jim C ...

(7 pages) 105 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

"The Great Gatsby", paper titled, "Can the American Dream be Defined?" Compares the media portrayal of the dream to the lives the characters lived. Quotes included.

edia portrays the American Dream as having a family with 2.5 kids, a dog named Spot, a nice home in Suburbia, and a white picket fence surrounding it all. This dream tells us that all one needs to ach ...

(6 pages) 119 1 4.6 Mar/2004

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

Juvenile Crime

phisticated and it's participants becoming younger. Gun violence has spread from urban centers into Suburbia. Drug and alcohol use among adolescents has reached epic proportions. The average age for a ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay is a summary and analysis of Juliet Gainsborough's book "Fenced Off: The Suburbanization of American Politics." It looks at politics in the suburbs. IT IS ONLY A SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS 5-9.

ed Off: The Suburbanization of American Politics Juliet Gainsborough argues that people who live in suburbia identify and vote with the Republican Party. Gainsborough relates suburban political concer ... s in which she supports it. The last five chapters of the book furthers her thesis by breaking down suburbia into different variables (that will later be explored in this paper) and making comparisons ...

(9 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Comparing Mystic River to Greek Tragedy

s of men.Despite the kidnapping, Dave seems to lead a normal life. With a wife, a son and a home in suburbia Boston. Jimmy becomes the boss of a small criminal organization and can be interpreted as t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

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

Creative writing-gothic story

essed though. It seemed just like any other creep show, from any other carnival in any other random suburbia throughout the rest of the world. Most of all she wasn't scared, there was too much else on ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A creative story on the topic of 'Change': "The Lamppost"

It is the one thing in my life that has always remained constant. Like a skyscraper in a dense suburbia, its tall, engraved body rises above the despondent shuffle of the rush hour below. The gui ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sins in "The Enormous Radio" by John Cheever

dilemma and to combine it with one of the most overlooked manifestations of the American landscape, suburbia, shows the power and insight of Cheever's art. In the famous The Enormous Radio, Cheever de ...

(7 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A deconstruction of the movie 'Edward Sissorhands' showing the devices used to construct the discourse of being different.

ce Edward Scissorhands.Released in 1990, "Edward Scissorhands" is a gothic fairy tale set in modern suburbia that tells the story of a mysterious invention, Edward. Before Edward was completed, his in ... s mansion by Pegg Boggs, the local Avon lady, Edward struggles to adjust and be like everyone else. Suburbia turns against him, seeing him as different and eccentric, with the only person understandin ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Nov/2006

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

Invisible Children

Everywhere in the small, dingy alleys of Suburbia, bony children will approach you with a can, waving it hopefully at every passerby. Declini ... hey were, the children could not retaliate, due to the unreasonable laws imposed by the monarchy of Suburbia. As helpless as they were, they belonged to the lowest level of the caste system, and there ... ed by all "invisible children", as it meant either death or another week of starving and begging in Suburbia. It was an robotic exterminator to clean up the "invisible children" population that grew i ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


ork. Because of my suburban upbringing and also because of previous artwork of mine that deals with suburbia and repetition, I am interested in the increasing quantity and reproduction of these object ...

(13 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


der Payne delivered the clever "Election." So we're on familiar turf with this latest indictment of suburbia, its mania for magazine-ad appearances and the lousy values resorted to in order to attain ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Roomate Themed Sit-com

t under roof. The four Golden Girls are all roommates housed under one roof, located comfortably in suburbia. Jack Tripper and his roommates from Three's Company are all lodged in a nice apartment, as ...

(5 pages) 500 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Her jeep is running in park on the side of a tiny back street in suburbia. It's one of those streets that only the people who live on it know it's name and everyone ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Coach is the new tell on Consumer Spending

lay many times. Coach is a bit of a status symbol, and something many people in Low/mid/upper class suburbia buy Because the handbags have various different price points. So in fact I think this is a ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges