Tree Essays

  • Descriptive Essay On A Tree

    1225 Words  | 5 Pages

    The cool, upland air, flooding through the everlasting branches of the lively tree, as it casts a vague shadow onto the grasses ' fine green. Fresh sunlight penetrates through the branches of the tree, illuminating perfect spheres of water upon its green wands. My numb and almost transparent feet are blanketed by the sweetness of the scene, as the sunlight paints my lips red, my hair ebony, and my eyes honey-like. The noon sunlight acts as a HD camera, telling no lies, in the world in which shadows

  • The Giving Tree Character Analysis

    1111 Words  | 5 Pages

    The Giving Tree By: Shel Silverstein (PB), (F/F) A little boy would always play, climb on the tree, and would eat the apples. But eventually the boy got older and would stop visiting the tree. Then the boy went back and asked for things like money and then a house. The boy cut off the tree branches for a house. The boy then asked for a boat so the tree said to cut down his trunk. Then the tree had nothing to offer and was an old stump. Then the boy sat on the stump and rested. Activities: 1.

  • Personal Essay: The Joshua Tree

    883 Words  | 4 Pages

    to the 5.10 climbing route. Known as the park namesake, the Joshua tree, Yucca brevifolia, is a member of the Agave family. (Until recently, it was considered a giant member of the Lily family, but DNA studies led to the division of that formerly huge family into 40 distinct plant families.) Like the California fan palm, Washingtonia filifera, the Joshua tree is a monocot, in the

  • Columbia Tree & Lawn Service Case Study

    303 Words  | 2 Pages

    Columbia Tree & Lawn Service is a Maryland licensed and bonded company dedicated to serving Howard County and surrounding areas, including Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, and Montgomery Counties. This family owned and operated firm has over 40 years of experience caring for trees and managing landscapes, and they’re dedicated to keeping your home both beautiful and safe for your ultimate enjoyment. Columbia Tree & Lawn Service provides a full range of tree care for your property. Aging, unhealthy

  • Sacrifice And Love In Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree

    705 Words  | 3 Pages

    this poem, the caring, kind, and non-self absorbed character is not a person, it is actually a tree. “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein pursues the topic/theme of sacrifice and love, by showing how the tree gave so much to the boy as he grew up, to make sure he was happy… because if the boy is happy, then the tree is happy. The giving tree is a parent figure towards the boy. He needed money, so the tree gave him apples to sell. He needed a house, so he cut off the trees branches to build one. He

  • The Giving Tree Thesis

    426 Words  | 2 Pages

    Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a book that is about the relationship between a boy and a tree. In the beginning of the story, the boy and the tree played games all day and bonded. The tree is very happy when she and the boy interact because he brings joy and companionship to her life. As the story continues the boy becomes less and less interested in the tree and more interested in outside life. When the boy needed something he would come back complaining about what he wants and the tree would

  • Christmas Tree In A Doll's House

    1546 Words  | 7 Pages

    by Henrik Ibsen, I was able to see how Ibsen used extended self through symbolism, I was able to deduce that the Christmas tree was an extended self-representation of Nora throughout the play. Throughout the text it was shown that Ibsen seemed to have described the tree thoroughly before every entrance into the play. He would explain the appearance, and the duration of the tree as well as subside a few common characteristics of Nora during that portion of the play. Within the duration of reading the

  • Mother And Child Relationships In Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree

    595 Words  | 3 Pages

    to your mother after all of the things she's done for you? The tree was always helping the boy with things even though he didn't appreciate it. When the boy needed money to be able to buy things, the tree told him to take his apples and sell them so he could be happy. When the boy needed a warm home to live in the tree helped him then too. HE told the boy to take his branches to build a house so he would be happy. In The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein uses characterization and personification to illustrate

  • Christmas Tree Short Story

    1403 Words  | 6 Pages

    Christmas tree "Wake up, wake up! Today is Christmas day!"said new T-200 home robot. "Today is december 25, sunny day, it is perfect weather to....."the robot said with female human voice. But no one responded. Suddenly, a little boy with blue pajamas got up straightly, unlike the lazy face he had yesterday, his eyes were full of energy ,just like a blue crystal dazzling in the dimmed room. He got up immediately without wearing his shoes, he rushed out of his room, he opened his

  • Unconditional Love In Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree

    358 Words  | 2 Pages

    support and love for that person. In The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein uses the relationship between a tree and a boy to demonstrate unconditional love. As a young boy the tree gives the boy apples to eat and gives him shade to lay under. The boy also has a place to play; ¨Come boy, swing on my branches.” Tree gives the boy his branches so he could build a house. Tree trunk to build boat because the boy wanted to travel. When the boy was young the tree would feed the boy apples and let the boy climb

  • The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein Analysis

    564 Words  | 3 Pages

    to This tree for all the things he needs. She gives him everything until she has nothing left to give him just to make him happy. In The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein personifies the character of the tree to represent how wants and needs change over time. The first way the boy keeps coming back to his past is he keeps coming to the tree. As a child, the boy comes to the tree for entertainment. This shows that he comes back to something he need as a young boy the kid comes back to the tree and ask

  • Peanut's Christmas Tree Short Story

    754 Words  | 4 Pages

    climbed down the blue and purple crib and hopped on the dog’s back. So then they went down the stairs. The living room had a Christmas tree with ornaments and a star on the top. The baby wanted to hop off because she wanted to make a tree by herself. Peanut obtained the supplies and Sally made her tree. She obtained the ornaments from the huge Christmas tree. Then she put the

  • The Theme Of Giving In Shel Silverstein's 'The Giving Tree'

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    Society has led many to a life where they volunteer to give to others not as fortunate. In the “The Giving Tree” the tree is always giving the boy anything it takes to make the boy happy.In “The Giving Tree” Shel Silverstein uses personification to show the theme of giving. The gift of giving is better than receiving.In “The Giving Tree” the tree makes the boy happy and when the boy is happy the tree is happy. Even when she is loosing valuable things she is still happy. An examples of this is,“The forest

  • Double Standards In One Tree Hill

    786 Words  | 4 Pages

    One Tree Hill is a teen drama/romance television series that aired between the years 2003 and 2012. This show can appeal to teenagers and young adults, and is a very plot driven show that easily appeals to these age groups. Throughout this fictional town, each character has hardships and deals with sensitive issues, such as sexual intercourse, drugs, marriage, adoption, affairs, conflicts etc. What people do not understand is that this series shows realistic events that could occur in high school

  • Euphemism In Beloved

    792 Words  | 4 Pages

    Anna Tikhomirova Courtney P2 2/13/2018 10 on 1 “It’s a tree, Lu. A chokecherry tree. See, here’s the trunk - it’s red and split wide open, full of sap, and this here’s the parting for the branches.You got a mighty lot of branches. Leaves, too, look like, and dern if these ain’t blossoms. Tiny little cherry blossoms just as white. Your back got a whole tree on it. In bloom. What God have in mind, I wonder.” (Page 79) Over the course of reading the novel Beloved, I came across a fascinating

  • Deer Skull With Pedernal Analysis

    691 Words  | 3 Pages

    bleached deer skull and windblown pine tree in the foreground, and table top mountains in the background. O’Keefe made this painting on location in New Mexico, where she owned property that viewed the distant mesa named Pedernal. (MFA). Looking closely at the painting, the composition contains a tree that bisects the image in half vertically, with the tree appearing to extend beyond the top and bottom of the painting. A deer skull hangs from the front of the tree, with large antlers that curve to the

  • Old Growth Forest Research Paper

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    Old growth forests are rare to come by, especially in the United States. The Camillus Unique Forest Area, located in northeastern New York, has many characteristics of an old growth forest. It is unclear how old the forest actually is, as the tree species that reside there have a life span of 100-200 years. This could mean that the forest is thousands of years old, with hundreds of generations of these species, or only a few hundred years old, with the first generation just reaching maturity. Either

  • A Separate Peace Chapter Summaries

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    starts off with our main character and narrator, Gene Forrester, revisiting his prep school fifteen years after he left it. Gene explores the area, but mostly seems interested in a tree, that if a very important object throughout the entirety of the book. Half way through the first chapter, we begin to see why the tree is so important when Phineas and Gene jump off of it. The reader soon learns that Finny (Phineas) and Gene are roommates and best friends, who have even made a club known as Super Suicide

  • Symbolism In The Glass Castle

    1153 Words  | 5 Pages

    make her life happy. It stands to mention that the novel is full of symbols which contribute to reader 's understanding of Jeanette 's character and represent her most important traits and desires. Besides, all the symbols such as the fire, the Joshua tree, the geode and the glass castle are recurring and contribute to understanding the struggle of Jeanette 's childhood and her ability to overcome it and build a successful life. Fire is an

  • Tropical Rainforest Short Story

    406 Words  | 2 Pages

    Insects scurried under the pile of leaf litter. While the crickets chirped, frogs croaked, and birds sang, the waterfall can be heard in the distance. Then a great misfortune happened, the forest began to die slowly. It was the evil men using tree cutting machines that teared up the once leafy paradise. They were cutting down the trees that were full of life. They sheltered many and now they are lifeless stick of charcoal and nothing else. The land that once used to be green and full of life