Public transport Essays

  • Assessment 2b Travel Diary

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    Assessment 2b: Travel diary One: My journey from my home to the University of Wollongong. As I begin to venture along the lake I am presented with a wonderful scenery of bright blue waters and open. As I merge onto the main road I am faced with ‘peak hour’ traffic which instantly changes the way I feel. I eventually merge onto the highway with a split second opening, I know my journey is almost over. Stuck in northbound traffic, with nothing to look at besides concrete walls and the back and sides

  • Oscar Wilde's Essay: The Role Of Disobedience In Society

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    Disobedience can be defined as failure or refusal to obey rules or someone in authority. Disobedience can also be defined as causing a disarray within society and causing a shift in social normals to more perfectly suit the conditions of a community at a given time, in the sense that it promotes the questions of poor social norms, and the change in our mortal standards and by the progressive though of one’s own mind. Oscar Wilde argues that it can allow society to progress and to allow science about

  • Summary Of William Maw Egley's Omnibus Life In London

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    The painting that I chose to analyze was William Maw Egley’s Omnibus Life in London (1859). Painted on an oil medium, it depicts a scene of an omnibus, a horse-drawn carriage that acted as public transportation, pulled over at a certain stop along a particular route (Tate). In the painting, it features a crowded bus as more people attempt to board it. There are various people from every type of social class, which will be examined during the contextual analysis section to interpret the meaning historically

  • Symbolism In Everything That Rises Must Converge

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    The notion of change surrounds human nature. Society changes as the people within it begin to learn and adopt innovative ideas. The creation of these ideas stem from the mind of the people and require society to accept the new change only if society changes their beliefs to do so. In Flannery O’Connor’s short story “Everything That Rises Must Converge,” O’Connor writes about one of the largest changes to every take place to American society: The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. O’Connor creates

  • Maximum Torture In A Subway Essay

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    Maximum torture: How many people can fit on one train? Every day, people cram into crowded subway trains to go to work, school, or play. NYC is blessed with an excellent subway system, especially compared to other American cities, yet it's also one of the dirtiest, smelliest, most uncomfortable subway system in the world. The subway gets you there, but certainly isn't a luxury experience. One of the biggest qualms we have of the subway here is the chronic overcrowding on trains. It seems that there

  • My Hero's Journey-Personal Narrative

    472 Words  | 2 Pages

    It was 10.30pm when all of us got together as one to start the jouney from the fort bus stand. We were excited when the bus started moving and couldn't wait to reach the destination. It was all misty on the way and all we knew is that we are going to have a great time. The bus driver didn't stop exactly where we wanted to get down. It took us approximately 5 hrs to reach the destination. We all had to walk another 5kms under the mid moonlight with all the heavy backpacks hanging around. That

  • Painter Of Modern Life Analysis

    711 Words  | 3 Pages

    “The pleasure which we derive from the representation of the present is due not only to the beauty with which it can be invested, but also to its essential quality of being present” (Baudelaire 793). Baudelaire’s theory of the flaneur written in The Painter of Modern Life is relevant today, most notably in the works of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Man of the Crowd and Charles Dickens Our Mutual Friend. The reading of the flanerie occurring within these narratives is the representation of urban experiences

  • Personal Narrative: My Day Of School

    1361 Words  | 6 Pages

    The sun shone brightly through the bus windows as me and my classmates approached our school. We were about to leave the sunlight and enter the building we spend 40 hours in every week, one with few windows and almost no real food. As the bus pulled to a stop, we started exiting the bus, barely chatting on how it was impossible for it to be this cold while the sun was still shining. Welcome to Texas. As we walked into the building, we split up and went our separate ways. Time for another day of school

  • Personal Narrative-Upward Bound In School

    538 Words  | 3 Pages

    Woohoo! I’m going to Minnesota for the first time! I can’t believe I got good enough grades to go. Despite it being 5 in the morning on a summer day, I’m so excited nonetheless! Kinda wish they had planned to meet up at the college at a later time but I guess I can’t control how long the trip is! “Look at that! The bus has TVs!” a classmate shouted from the back, “that’s so cool!” It was cool, the bus was packed basically with a lot of teenagers who were tired but most likely hyped up on energy

  • Richard Melville Case Analysis

    1886 Words  | 8 Pages

    Question Presented Does Richard Melville fall within the category of people that C.D. Management owes a duty of reasonable care? Brief Answer No, he does not. The rule in Massachusetts is that landowners owe a duty of reasonable care is only to those that are lawfully on their property. While there are exceptions for children, Richard Melville does not fall into any of the exceptions. Statement of Facts On November 1, 2014 Richard Melville, was taking the school bus home from Bedford Falls

  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Cross The Border

    371 Words  | 2 Pages

    In this letter tells of how I crossed the border between Mexico and the United States. I left my house in Guatemala at 4:30 in the morning bound for Mexico on 28 January 2002. Arrived to a central bus station in Mexico about 7:00 in the morning, where there was a man who would help me cross the border. I remember very well we took a bus as about 7:30 in the morning, while in the bus the man gave me a passport with a tourist visa for me to use to cross the border. The passport was from Guatemala,

  • Personal Narrative: Growing Up In The Ghetto

    991 Words  | 4 Pages

    What exactly is the hood? The hood is a slang term for the ghetto. Many people may associate the hood with the birthplace of criminals, people with no lives, and even what some people would call “gangsters”. From the outside looking in, one would assume the hood is a horrible place to be, and those were my exact thoughts in the beginning. Is the hood as dangerous as it is described? I never realized as a kid that I was different than everyone else who lived in my neighborhood, — different, but not

  • Lou Ann In The Bean Tree Analysis

    367 Words  | 2 Pages

    In the Bean Tree men see what they want to see but don't see it from a woman's perspective. Lou Ann is on a bus and she is reading a pamphlet about woman's pregnancy. “On the bus she decided it must have something to do with the fact that the pamphlets were put together by men, who in her opinion liked the looks of a mother and baby better than a pregnant woman. She was fairly sure about this. On the bus, for instance, several men would stand up to offer her a seat, but they wouldn't quite look

  • Narrative Essay On Mission Trip

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    Many people go on Mission trips to help other communities that are in need, but some go for the many friendships and experiences that last a lifetime. I went on Mission Trip 2015 to Eagle Butte, South Dakota for both reasons. I had always remember day three of Mission Trip 2015 because I helped the Cheyenne River community, made friends with people from around the state, and renewed old friendships with people from my own school. It was barely eight o’clock in the morning when we shuffled into

  • Conflict In Dreaming In Cuban

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    In Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban, the author frequently uses conflicting desires, ambitions, obligations, and influences as a way of tearing the mind of a character into two, and causing them continuous struggle throughout the novel. As well, these conflicting forces often illuminate the meaning of the work as a whole, by revealing the theme of the novel through the characters’ resolution of their conflict. In particular, Pilar is often the victim of conflicting forces which cause her to struggle

  • Minimum Wage Persuasive Speech

    1024 Words  | 5 Pages

    Preventing Minimum Wage Speech Overview: General Goal: To persuade - to create, change or reinforce attitudes, values, beliefs and/or behaviors. Specific Goal: By the end of this speech my audience will believe that minimum wage in America should be raised all around the nation. Introduction: (This is where you start talking) Attention Grabber: How many of us have worked a job that pays $7.25 - $7.50 a hour? Most minimum wage workers are under the age of 25. Relevance Statement: Most of us

  • Pros And Cons Of Lowering The Driving Age

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    Driving Ages Driving. The most common way of transportation in this wonderful twenty-first century. When you were a teen did some of the best memories involve you getting or driving a car? To go shopping with your friends, to drive around town, or even just to show off to your classmates? Wouldn't it be fantastic if the driving age lowered and you or your posterity had more years of memories, and experience of driving? In this argument, I want to explain the reasons of why we should lower the age

  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To San Salvador

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    We had landed in San Salvador, but our resort we were staying at was in Chalchuapa, two hours away. The whole bus ride there it was quite, people were either sleeping or off in their own world. I can never usually fall asleep on bus rides so i just stuck in my headphones and listened to music and thought. It was nice to smell the air there again. It wasn’t always the freshest because bigger cities, like San Salvador, or cows, but out there you can see the stars, smell the fresh air, and feel the

  • Personal Narrative-How I Gained Independence In Washington DC

    1935 Words  | 8 Pages

    How I Gained Independence in Washington DC It’s a Thursday night, and I am just about to finish my packing for my first trip to Washington DC. It’s also my first time being away from my parents for more than a day or two. Right now, I’m in my room, folding clothes into the suitcase...one...two....three pairs of shorts, I said to myself. My mother yelled up saying “dinner is ready!” I stayed upstairs and yelled “I’ll be down in a minute!” Afters I finished my packing, I ran downstairs, smelling

  • Ricardo Figueroa Interview Short Story

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    Ricardo Figueroa Interview - Arika Davis I slouched back into the hard plastic chair. My dark eyes took in all of my surroundings. I carefully studied the dirty green colored carpeted flooring, the stained plaster walls, and the desk that stood before me. My eyes traced along the the legs of desk, which were carved to look like a lion’s leg. My eyes stopped on the foot of the leg. The foot was artistically carved to look like a giant paw of a lion with talons of an eagle. The workmanship impressed