Essays Tagged: "wind blows"

Wind chimes

Wind chimes produce clear, pure tones when struck by a mallet or suspended clapper. A wind chime usu ... frame in such a way that a centrally suspended clapper can reach and impact all the rods. When the wind blows, the clapper is set in motion and randomly strikes one or more of the suspended rods-- ca ... force of the clappers impact, the alloy's density and structure, and the speed and direction of the wind (to name a few). Also affecting the loudness is the lack of resonating chamber or hard connecti ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This eugenics based paper was written in response to The Bell Curve by Herrnstein and Murphy.

hing of nations. It is not about Goathe and yeshivas. Culture is the simple grass through which the wind blows sweetly and each grass blade bends softly to the caress of the wind. It is like a mother ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

life's powerful forces

ce a flame begins to grow it can take many paths because of the influences of external forces. If a wind blows, the flames change their direction and velocity and can engulf many other things. On the ... ge their direction and velocity and can engulf many other things. On the other hand, if there is no wind, the fire may burn itself to the ground and never reach its full potential. If rain begins, the ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Blackfoot Indians

The wind blows across the lone prairie, causing the golden heads of grass to sway in a synchronized moti ... beginning of time, the sun, moon, and stars, the formation of the earth, powers of the animals, the wind, the clouds, and thunder and lightening. Stories were usually told around a campfire with many ...

(9 pages) 75 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nella Larsen's novel "Quicksand" defies any stereotypes about black women during the Harlem Renaissance.

agen, then a marriage proposal to a wealthy man, only to have her reject the offer and go where the wind blows her, constantly sad and complaining. I found the ending fitting, that this woman who nev ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.6 Dec/2002

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

"The Baby Party" by F. Scott Fitzgerald and "Regarding the Problem of Newborn Piglets in Winter" by Chen Rong.

the problem is formed by Zhang Dingfan, the Secretary. He just dreams up this unreal problem as "a wind blows up outside"; therefore he gives out the order. As his inferiors receive the order, they i ...

(2 pages) 44 0 2.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"When Wind Blows" Aviation Safety essay about loss of control during takeoff or landing. Major cause of aviation accidents

When Wind BlowsWhen the wind blows, the risks increase for light aircraft operations. The single leading ... Safety Review shows that over an 11-year period the National Transportation Safety Board identified wind as a primary cause of more than 2,800 accidents. These occurred primarily on landings, with tak ... These occurred primarily on landings, with takeoff being the second most likely phase of flight for wind accidents. Some might argue that wind isn't "weather" in the traditional sense of the word, but ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The hood figures" a horror story.

n forests and mountain ranges hidden away within a blanket of mist and moonlight. A place where the wind blows harshly and the trees dance beneath the moonlight to the cries of hungry creatures that l ... round in circles to see what is hunting him. He sees nothing, only mist and branches dancing in the wind. Suddenly the noises cease and he wipes the sweat from his brow. When he comes to his senses he ...

(12 pages) 132 3 4.8 Nov/2003

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

An essay I did in year 8 (UK) comparing "Glasgow Sonnet" and "Westminster Bridge".

s essay will compare these poems.In Glasgow sonnet, Edwin Morgan describes Glasgow as having a mean wind. "A mean wind wonders though the backcourt trash". This suggests that the wind blows around rub ... "hackles" on them. It says in the poem "hackles on puddles rise". The meaning suggested is that the wind (again) is making the puddles ripple. This means that there is a bitter wind blowing around Gla ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Attributes of The American Scholar by Emerson

th no beginning and no ending; "Everyday, the sun; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the wind blows; ever the grass grows." Its presence is always available to anyone; through sight, smell, ... go hiking there is so much around me that I simply cannot take in; the way the trees move when the wind blows, the pattern on the leaves, the mosaic of roots by my feet. No matter how hard we try we ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder: A Narrative/Descriptive Essay

The sun peaks through the cool crisp clouds as the wind blows softly on this wonderful October day. Finally, the excruciating-heart wrenching 6 weeks a ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Wind Summary

Local WindLocal winds are winds occur where no other winds are, this happens in a small area. They are cau ... They are caused by Earth’s surface being heated unequally. There are two basic types of local winds; one is a sea breeze that occurs when wind blows from water to land because the land heats up ... s when land cools off faster than the water it is near and the air moves towards the water creating wind.MonsoonsSea and land breezes that change direction with the seasons are called monsoons.Global ...

(1 pages) 819 0 2.0 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Thoughts of a Troubled Mind

The northern wind blows with merciless rage upon two lonely figures hiking through the ankle deep snow. The golde ... shouts for his mother to stop and tries to follow her. His bony legs, now paralyzed by the freezing wind, collapse under him and he falls onto the snow. His mother, with droplets of tear frozen on her ...

(6 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing