Essays Tagged: "two sisters"

William Frederick Cody a.k.a. Buffalo Bill

town of LeClair, Iowa,William F. Cody was born to Isacc and Marry Ann Cody. At the timeWilliam had two sisters, Martha and Julia, and a brother, Samuel.But he ended up with three more sisters, Eliza, ... fter moving to Kansas he attended several sessions of country schoolorganized by his father. In the two and a half months he attended,Bill learned to read and write which would help him in his futurec ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

In Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility the title is a metaphor for the two main characters, Elinor and Marianne. Elinor represents sense and Marianne represents sensibilit ... orked on, which is also her first published text. It was originally a series of letters between the two sisters, but evolved to become the novel we know and read today (Bates). As a supreme prose styl ... f eight children. Her father, the Rev. George Austen, her mother, Cassandra, and their six boys and two girls lived modestly at the rectory. Austen led a happy childhood; her family often read aloud t ...

(7 pages) 154 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Antigone vs Ismene by Sophocles

The personalities of the two sisters; Antigone and Ismene, are as different fromone another as tempered steel is from a ball ... knowing the task is impossible, she feels thesituation to be hopeless.It is a wonder, which of the two sisters are really guilty of these chronic charges.Of coarse, Antigone acted so quickly, and fai ... ide you and do honor the dead"(358).Ismene heroically takes a stand and shares Antigone's crime.The two sister's were crushed by the vindictive Creon, yet they were winners inspirit, in their determin ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Learning Experience

ny day in the middle of July. The noontime air was warm and steamy. I was tan and happy. My dad, my two sisters and I were driving through Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, in Maine. We sto ... strenuous climb, the air began to get cold, unlike the hot weather I had left below.Within the next two hours I made it to the top, driven by adrenaline. With a final burst of energy, I was there. Sta ...

(3 pages) 181 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Kathrine Hepburn

12, 1907. Shewass the second oldest child of six. Kate,as she was called by her family members, hadtwo sisters, Peg and Marion, and three brothers, Tom, Dick, and Bob.She attended Bryn Mawr college i ... movies. She thought that four of themwere very dull. The other four, she thought, were good movies, two with Cary Grant.She did Holiday on a loan-out from RKO Studios, who wanted rid of her. They made ...

(3 pages) 66 2 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Abigail Adams

on November 11 on the Julian calendar, orNovember 22 on the modern Gregorian calendar. Abigail had two sistersnamed Mary and Elizabeth or Betsy. She had one brother named Williamor Billy. Abigail's n ... ton to be closer to his important clients and the center ofpolitical action. In Boston, Abigail had two more children. onenamed Susanna, who died thirteen months later, and Charles who wasborn healthy ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Distinguishing the differences between sense and sensibility. Refers to Jane Austen's novel

to distinguish the differences between sense andsensibility. Represented in Jane Austin's novel by two sisters, Elinor and Marianne,the disposition of the two girls can be seen quite vividly. The two ... e time) coming from a man as highly esteemed as Mr. Ferrars . Elinor is viewedby her mother and her two sisters as a saving grace, someone to depend on. To acertain extent this is true, but Elinor als ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Olive Juice Tastes Great to Everyone

g responsible adult after being brought up in a Special Ed school for the majority of her life. Her two sisters, Carol and Heather, along with their father, fruitfully support Carla her in her efforts ...

(4 pages) 76 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Antigone: Sisters

SistersTwo sisters destined to love each other, but conflict interrupts their paths. The first's journey is ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.5 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Psychoanalysis of Bill Gates. Includes Freudian theory and Humanistic theory, Also includes biography. 2,543 words.

for our society and maybe even for our children.Background"Born on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late ... rporation banned them from the system for several weeks" (Mirck, 1996)."Bill Gates, Paul Allen and, two other hackers from Lakeside formed the Lakeside Programmers Group in late 1968. They were determ ...

(10 pages) 250 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Voice of the People: Kahlil Gibran, a writter of the 18th century, and "Spirits Rebellious".

arri in North Lebanon, Kahlil grew up with his mother, Kamila, father, Kahlil, brother, Butrus, and two sisters, Marina and Sultana. He was close with his mother who supported him in his artistic tend ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay on the life of Paul Erdos

Paul Erdos(air-DISH)Paul Erdos was born in Budapest, Hungary on March 26, 1913. His two sisters died right before he was born, so his parents were extra cautious. At age 3, he was mult ... he Prime Number Theorem, which he proved with an elegant elementary proof.In August 1941, Erdos and two other mathematicians were involved in a discussion about math and got so involved in it that the ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Blaise Pascal a physics pioneer of his age.

June 19, 1623. He was one of thegreatest mathematicians and physicists of the 17th century. He had two sisters of the nameGilberte and Etienne who he was very close with. At the age of 3 Pascal's mot ...

(3 pages) 44 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"The Incorruptible Leader": Maximilien Robespierre, an interesting man in France's history.

s mother died giving birth when Robespierre was ten, his father left Maximilien and his brother and two sisters, with their maternal grandparents who raised them.As a youth, people began to notice his ... with Robespierre in charge.On July 26,1794, Robespierre's comfortable world crumbled around him in two short days. On that fateful day he delivered a speech to the Convention, complaining about being ...

(6 pages) 84 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Mother Daughter Relationships in Edwidge Danticat's "New York Day Woman" and Gich Jen's "Who's Irish?"

relationship? I have no direct information on this because I am not a daughter. I do, however, have two sisters, and their relationship with my mother is very different when compared to the characters ... et her daughter is willing to accept her ways, but not follow them. An additional similarity in the two short stories is the mothers' efforts in trying to embrace new cultures. It is hard for people o ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Emmitt Smith.

100 yards 45 times, averaged 7.8 yards per carry, and only fumbled the football 6 times. Emmitt has two sisters Marsha and Connie and Erik, Emory, and Emil as his three brothers. Emory as a fullback w ... Recreation. Emmitt was smart enough to know that school was a very important thing, "Even the first two days after I got injured, I was still telling myself my knee was fine. Then, one night in my dor ...

(4 pages) 36 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

My Desires for and Commitment to a College Education.

one room apartment that he rented. After four years he was able to bring me along with my brother, two sisters and my mother to come stay with him. With all of us together he had to work two jobs to ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bill Gates.

H. Gates III also known as Bill Gates was born on Oct. 28, 1955. Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters" (Bill Gates web site...). Their father William H. Gates II is a Seattle attorney. Their ...

(2 pages) 79 2 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A review of the play Delany Sister.

t able to have a since of pride about themselves or their culture. However, out of all this turmoil two sisters emerged. One to be the first African American to teach domestic science on the high scho ... d the stage lighting, giving the stage a heavenly glow about it. On the stage, upper left there was two antique chairs with a table set in between them on it was an antique radio. In addition, the res ...

(3 pages) 54 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Great Grandma's House

well. She was always ready to make us something good to eat, do crafts or go for walks with us. My two sisters, my brother and I liked to stay over night at grandmas; but we had to take turns because ... randmas; but we had to take turns because there was only one bed that could only accommodate one or two people.Grandma used to make the best homemade apple pies. I remember going for walks up the dirt ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers