Essays Tagged: "young girl"


the country. For instance, thewell known news broad-casting channel CNN showed the circumcising of ayoung girl on the television screen. This is a harsh way to introduce a cultureto people. Often, CNN ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Smee" by A. M. Burrage

by telling us a story within a story. A. M. Burrage takes us back in time explaining the death of a young girl. This young girl dies playing the game of hide-and-seek. The author then transcent you in ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


ddhodana, was the ruler of the Sakya people and Siddhartha grew up living the extravagant life on a young prince. According to custom, he married at the young age of sixteen to a girl named Yasodhara. ... under a bodhi tree. But he was never fully satisfied. One day he was offered a bowl of rice from a young girl and he accepted it. In that moment, he realized that physical hardships were not the mean ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


be dangerous for them. In the fantastic story Matilda written by Roald Dahl, the author describes a young girl's life that is affected by lack of love and affection and her being too intelligent for h ... story are considered main participants. Matilda is the only main personality in this story, she is young girl that loves reading. Matilda suffered a lot at the beginning of the story because her fami ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Feb/1997

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

The Holocaust

rned about the holocaust. In language arts, we are reading the play of Anne Frank. Anne Frank was a young girl who her and her family had to go into hiding because they didn't want to be sent to the c ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A persuasive essay on why Feiry Tales are a negative influence on children.

hinese? Asian? Ugly? Fat? Disabled? No! What kind of message is this sending to our youth? Is every young girl that reads a fairy tale white, thin and gorgeous? Most definitely not! Girls feel that un ... cries out for help, instead of taking action into her own hands. These heroines give the message to young females that the way to accomplish things is not to do it actively, but to wait, with patience ...

(4 pages) 520 5 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A look at Huckleberry Finn and the many themes being portrayed through the book

information and encounters a farmer's wife. He is dressed in an old dress and is pretending to be a young girl searching for her relatives. The woman suspects his sex and tries various devices to asce ... he house. Finally she makes Huck own up that he is a boy. In any case, this is a great example of a young boy lying until his nose is a foot long. Lying is prevalent among today's children as well.Rac ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Two Kinds of Girls in Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl'

luence. Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl' both deal with the relationshipbetween a young girl and the guiding force in her life. Amy Tan tells of a mother's expectation for herdaughte ... girl how to bea 'good' girl. Both essays illustrate an authority figure that has expectations for a young female and whyand how those expectations will come about.As young children growing up without ...

(3 pages) 259 0 3.7 Nov/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen.

a beautiful woman might be able to snag a rich husband, or acharring handsome man could woo a rich young girl. In these marriages,money was the only consideration. Love was left out, with a feeling t ...

(2 pages) 112 1 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Gustava Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" and Truth. An essay in which the line or the passage has been identyfied , explains its relationship to the work in which it is found, and analyze the rea

innocent and perhaps less preoccupied with her troubles. She remembers her time in the convent as a young girl--a time when she was happy and passionate about life, for awhile. Then she grew bored wit ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Usage of Symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath

Casy. Casy is an ex-preacher who renounced his calling because of a sinful act he committed with a young girl after a religious meeting. "'?An' some I'd baptize to bring 'em to. An' then?you know wha ...

(1 pages) 74 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls"

chosen by the author. Laird is a synonym for lord, which plays a important role in a story where a young girl has society's unwritten rules forced upon her. At the time of the story, society did not ... sman. 'I thought it was only a girl' (p. 529). Even though the narrator could do more work than her younger brother, she was still under appreciated. 'Wait till Laird gets a little bigger, then you'll ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To Kill a Mockingbird", by Nelle Harper Lee. Discusses what can be considered the most important influence in the novel

'Select a novel studied by you where at least one of the principalcharacters is a young person. Discuss what you consider to be the mostimportant influence in the novel in helping th ... p.'Jean-Louise Finch (Scout) is the main character in Harper Lee's 'Tokill a mockingbird'. She is a young girl who matures in the course ofthe novel. The most important influence in her development is ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"Farewell to Manzanar" A true story about a girl growing up during World War II. Includes a short personal comment

In the true story 'Farewell to Manzanar' we learn of a young girl's life as she grows up during World War II in a Japanese internment camp. Along with her ... rapped with the burden of Jeanne's rapidly aging grandmother and her nine brothers and sisters. Too young to understand, Jeanne did not know why or where her father had been taken. But she did know th ... This was to be their destiny for the rest of the war, and long after.Being a child, Jeanne was too young to comprehend what all this really meant. She knew that her dad was away and her family was mo ...

(9 pages) 97 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

controversial issues in "To Kill a Mockingbird", by Harper Lee, racism, discrimination and social class are explored

tion. Most of the people were racist and discriminatory. In the novel, these ideas are explored by ayoung girl, Scout. The readers see the events that occur through her eyes. In the book, Scout's fath ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

What were the changes in John Proctor's character throughout the play "The Crucible"? ( Arthur Miller)

himself.In Act I, John Proctor displayed his guilt about having an affair with Abigail Williams, a young girlof seventeen 'with an endless capacity for dissembling.' Proctor convinced himself he was ...

(8 pages) 116 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Settings of "Jane Eyre" Emily Dickens

of mind,but her circumstances are always defined by the walls, real and figurative, around her.As a young girl, she is essentially trapped in Gateshead. This sprawling house isalmost her whole world. ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Brief, "Frankenstein" by Shelley

past few years of his life.Victor was born to a very wealthy and popular family. While he was still younghis parents adopted a young girl with whom Victor would grow up with and eventuallyfall in love ... through medical school and becomes very good friends aclassmate, Henry Clerval. Even though Victors young life seams perfect it is all about tochange.Victor's mother died when he was still young and h ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1984 By -George Orwell. Summary Chapter 1 and 2

y party. He also spots O'Brien, aparty leader whose eyes he see's a bit of political sympthy. See's younggirl who he dislikes. He feels it is only a matter of time before histhough crimes are detected ... ,7 and 8He records in his diary and encounter a couple of years ago with aprostiture mad up to look young, but was really and old woman. This menoryof the encounter causes him to think of the policy r ...

(11 pages) 69 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


n were made well aware of the fact that they were to have a lesser role in society than males. As a young girl Sarah was eager to join her older brother, Thomas, in his studies of classic literature a ... ishes (Lumpkin 19). However, Sarah's primary rebellion was temporarily lessened by the birth of her youngest sister, Angelina, in 1805 (Hewgley 112). She took over her sibling's care and education, wh ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays