2008 albums Essays

  • Similarities And Differences Between Romeo And Juliet And West Side Story

    1100 Words  | 5 Pages

    West Side Story by Arthur Laurent is the modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story is a movie musical in which the narrative is actually presented through the song. William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a play where the characters speak and act out their mind utilizing the poetic verbatim of Shakespeare. Both these literary pieces have several distinct differences and some fascinating similarities. Being a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story

  • Zoos Should Be Banned Essay

    1055 Words  | 5 Pages

    I take the position that Zoos should be banned Introduction Torture. Abuse. Death. That is what zoo animals suffer while being imprisoned in zoos. Zoos ignore their animals natural needs, such as the need to hunt, run, and be free. They claim that they help animals, but here are some reasons of how they don't. My first reason of why zoos should be banned is abuse. My second reason of why zoos should be banned is because they give their animals small habitats or cages to live in. My third reason

  • How Does Football Changed My Life

    818 Words  | 4 Pages

    All Experiences have different effects on people. In this case the experience that I had was significant. I have been playing and watching football for as long as I can remember. Football has always been a major part of my life, and I always looked up to the Varsity players wanting to be one of them some day. To me football is like a second family (simile. When freshmen football lifting started I decided that was going to work as hard as I could to be my best. So, that is what I did all school year

  • Essay On Allegory In Animal Farm

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    a. How is Orwell’s Animal Farm an allegory? Be specific and provide examples from the text to support your statements. An allegory is a literary device that involves using other characters and settings to reference another topic. In many cases, writers use this to bring light to a dark topic. George Orwell’s Animal Farm is an allegory. He tells the events of the Russian Revolution in the format of an animal fable. I know the story is referring to the Russian Revolution and Soviet Union because the

  • Personal Narrative: My Parents Are Immigrants In The United States

    945 Words  | 4 Pages

    My parents are immigrants from Mexico, they came here in search of the American dream. In the United States, they found each other. They came here with nothing and with that the motivation grew to succeed, to become everything they searched for. I have always known my father to be the most hard-working person I have ever encountered and my mother as well. My parents are an exquisite team. Although, they have drowned themselves in drudgery, in the US you cannot get far without an education. It has

  • A Modest Proposal Thesis

    852 Words  | 4 Pages

    What was the point of writing the essay “A Modest Proposal?” Jonathan Swift wrote this essay to describe the poverty issue of Ireland in 1729. During this time many of the people of Ireland that could not support the raising of their children so they was sold for money. In “A Modest Proposal” the narrator describes his proposal and attitude while Swift calls for a change of the conditions in Ireland while using shocking and exaggerated statements. The narrator has a proposal in the essay “A Modest

  • Reflective Essay: Why I Play Football

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    I play football because my family grew up playing it all of my uncles and my dad and my brother and I was also just really good at it because everyone has taught me from a very young age.The main to people who taught me everything were my dad and brother which were both really good at football. When I got to the field that day, it felt like a normal practice. We started off with warm-ups, and then ran the basic drills, like running through the pads. Towards the middle of practice all the positions

  • Sperm Whale Research Paper

    834 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Sperm Whale looks like a plain whale and it is just like any other whale with some difference. The name of the Sperm Whale is the weirdest thing about it, I think. To discover this you will need to read a bit. The Sperm Whale or Physeter Catodon is like the legend of Moby-Dick! He's the greatest living creature with teethes on this world. The Sperm Whale, here we are again, why is it called the sperm whale? It has a white-milky substance (Spermaceti) in his head and people first thought that

  • Robert Frost Speech

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    Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1974. Frost, his mother Isabelle, and his sister Jeanie all eventually settled in New England [after the death of his father]. Ultimately, Frost ended up with lots of vocational experience. Alongside being an established poet and a writer, Frost had experience as a teacher, reporter, millworker, and farmer. However nothing is more synonymous with the name Robert Frost than his poem “The Road Not Taken” (O'Neill 12-15). “The Road Not Taken” is not

  • Night Ride Poem Analysis

    1030 Words  | 5 Pages

    The three poems I chose are “Family Rite” by Howard Starks, “Night Rider” by Ron Wallace, and “The Ride” By Sony Tillis and Sam Weedman. I chose these poems, because I thought that they all had an excellent lesson about life. This is what I have taken away and interpreted from these works, In “Family Rite” by Howard Starks memories have been locked away and forgotten in the form of pictures, but are brought up and remembered at family gatherings. They bring out the old hat box of pictures that were

  • Unbroken Resilience Quotes

    775 Words  | 4 Pages

    Louie Zamperini was a remarkable man, soldier, and survivor. Growing up a slipshod child in California, Louie learned to push himself on the track. The “Torrance Tornado” was destined for the Olympics. His career was abruptly stopped in 1940 when Adolf Hitler and his regime destroyed the Olympic stadium in Finland. With his dream diminished, he became a bombardier for the U.S. Army during World War II. His plane, The Green Hornet, crashed while on a search mission to find a downed crew surviving

  • Personal Narrative Essay On Snowboarding

    728 Words  | 3 Pages

    I’m on a mountain, I just overcame my first obstacle the chair lift. Which I thought would be harder than it was I miraculously didn’t fall or knock over the other skiers/snowboarders. I glanced back up at the gleaming mountain becoming easily distracted by the flawless stroke of every turn as the pros make their way down. I say quietly to myself “Isn’t this suppose to be a beginners hill?” They have gopros strapped to their helmets and are racing each other down. All I can think in that moment

  • Personal Narrative: Moving To Milwaukee

    883 Words  | 4 Pages

    Not everyone has the privileges to know what I’m about to tell you so consider yourself lucky. From what motived me to move to Milwaukee, my passion and my ambitions to succeed in life. Saturday morning like any other Saturday back in 2009, in Glenview a small town just north of Chicago) I woke up at 7:00am to get ready and go to work like any other day, back then I used to work at this restaurant called Yard House, I was a prep cook, my job was to have all the ingredients for the salads ready,

  • Personal Essay: My Passion For Showing Cattle

    1526 Words  | 7 Pages

    Most people my age have a passion for playing sports, but my passion in life is a little different than most. I grew up living on a farm and being around cattle ever since I could walk has been apart of my life, which brought me to one of the reasons why I have a passion for showing cattle. People often wonder why I love showing cattle so much and what the point of it is, but there are so many reasons why I have grown the love for it. There is just something special about the feeling of your heart

  • Parenthood Character Analysis

    1493 Words  | 6 Pages

    The characters in Parenthood appear to be the evolving family for the 1990’s. The Buckman family is comprised of four different parts that include a Grandma, Grandpa, and Larry, the youngest child; Gill, one of the fathers; Karen, Gill’s wife; Kevin, Gill’s oldest son; Taylor, Gill’s only daughter; Justin, Gill’s youngest son; Helen, a single mom; Julie, Helen’s only daughter; Gary, Helen’s only son; Nathan, one of the fathers; Susan, Nathan’s wife; and Patty, Nathan’s only girl. This paper will

  • Why Zoos Are Dangerous To The Zoo

    1014 Words  | 5 Pages

    The air, hot and humid, climbs towards one hundred degrees, but unfortunately for you, you promised your child, a sweet animal lover, that you and her would go to the zoo. Dreading the muggy trip, the only thing that can keep you excited is seeing your child’s eyes light up as she finally gets to see her favorite animal, a polar bear. When walking towards the polar bear exhibit, you feel as though something is wrong, but you continue anyways. Approaching the beloved exhibit, your daughter looks at

  • Flaws In Antigone And Creon

    1425 Words  | 6 Pages

    Creon and Antigone represent the madness in the world when a certain aspect of life is taken to the extreme. Their thoughts were unchangeable and its only consequence was the destruction of their lives. In Sophocles’ Antigone, a classic Greek tragedy that draws a parallel between claims of state and familial loyalty; both the aspects are brought to life. Where Antigone singles out the private sphere of life, Creon puts weight upon the political sphere. Where Antigone was a devotee of divine law,

  • Character Analysis: The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle

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    Do you believe women can do things just as easily as men can? In the novel, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Charlotte Doyle becomes part of the crew on the ship, the Seahawk. For starters, Charlotte is very brave, she climbed the Royal Yard just to become part of the crew. She is also tough, her knife throwing skills are incredible! Additionally, Charlotte is a hard worker. She works her full hours and helped the ship survive the hurricane. Charlotte Doyle has the skills needed to become

  • Realism In The Outsiders

    814 Words  | 4 Pages

    “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” - Harriet Tubman. A dreamer is a person who thinks about hard long term goals. Dreamers want so much in life that it might be hard to achieve, but they still try to achieve them. A realist is a person who sets short term goals. Realists don't try for what they actually want in life, just for what they think they can get. In the book

  • Graduation Speech: Sandburg Survivors

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    Congratulations to all of our graduates. You’re officially ‘Sandburg Survivors’. But what does that really mean? Today, you will have the honor of leaving with a certificate in your hand, and a little pride in your heart. You will leave feeling, hopefully at least a little good about yourself, but how will everyone else feel? Do you think that your peer sitting next to you is glad or proud to see you in your cap and gown? Believe it or not, you’ve left an impression on almost every teacher and classmate