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  • Whippits


    In this research paper I will attempt to explain what whippets are. I will try to give the necessary information to show the benefits and possible side effects. I will discuss a brief history of the gas and how young adults obtain the chemicals to make “whippets”. Whippets are charge dispensers that deliver nitrous oxide as ( describes. Nitrous oxide is a colorless, non-flammable gas. It has a slightly sweet taste and odor. It

    Essay Length: 723 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Whirligig - Persuasive Essay

    Whirligig - Persuasive Essay

    Whirligig Do you think it’s possible to have a positive outcome after accidentally killing someone? It can happen, and this book shows you how. The message that the author sends is important, and the story is laid out in a unique way that makes it interesting to read. After being humiliated at a party, 16-year-old Brent drives away intoxicated and makes the last minute decision to kill himself. Letting go of the wheel on a

    Essay Length: 494 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Whirligigs Book Report

    Whirligigs Book Report

    Book Report Whirligigs By: Paul Fleischman After getting humiliated at a party, Brent drives away drunk and decides to kill himself. Letting go of the wheel on the highway, he ends up killing someone else. He killed a girl named Lea. Her mom asks Brent to put up 4 whirligigs, one in each corner of the US. Since they were Lea’s favorite toys, they’re meant to be monuments representing Lea’s ability to make people

    Essay Length: 975 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Whispering Wooods

    Whispering Wooods

    Once upon a time, in a land miles away, lived a boy and his mother. They had their house built on the outskirts of The Whispering Woods for a very small sum of money. The reason for such a small price was because the woods were said to be haunted. Heart stopping noises can be heard once the suns sets and darkness blankets the sky. The boy wasn’t very much liked by his peers

    Essay Length: 539 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Mike
  • White Devil History

    White Devil History

    Review for History 302 Thomas Dennis Brumwell, Stephen. White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery, and Vengeance in Colonial America. Da Capo Press Inc. March, 2005. The book opens “Nous sommes tours Sauvages," which translates to “We are all Savages.” It’s a fitting way to begin a book chronicling the story of Major Robert Rogers and his rangers journey, Native American slaughter, and return home. In White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery,

    Essay Length: 1,239 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Jack
  • White Fang

    White Fang

    Part One of the novel shows two men, Henry and Bill, struggling to bring the corpse of Lord Alfred back to civilization. It is a time of famine, and they are low on food; also, they have little ammunition. Thus, they are in a desperate situation because they are being pursued by a pack of famished wolves. As the novel begins, they have six sled dogs, but one night, they notice that there are seven

    Essay Length: 733 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: David
  • White Fang

    White Fang

    The setting took place in Alaska during the gold mining seasons. It was winter in Alaska at the time Jack Conroy left his town to search for his dead father’s gold claim with his friend Alex Larson. During the gold mining seasons, many men went and searched for gold. Jack couldn’t go to his father’s claim alone so he teamed up with Alex to find what’s rightfully his. There were snow on every rock,

    Essay Length: 476 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Anna
  • White Fang by Jack London

    White Fang by Jack London

    White Fang by Jack London, was written in 1906. The story is about a half-wolf, half-dog who is born from a she-wolf. His name is White Fang he is the only survivor of the litter. He becomes a pet of some Indians and becomes a great fighter. A man named Beauty Smith buys White Fang for liquor. Beauty uses White Fang to make money. He arranges fights to let people bet on, White Fang wins

    Essay Length: 522 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • White Noise

    White Noise

    I try to live my life with no regrets; regrets seem to be such a negative emotion. Dwelling on what might have been rather than what could be. I had regrets once. Being the only child of a divorced family, both parents entrepreneurs and business owners, I had a lot to live up to. As young child growing up in two households it was hard to grasp the effects of divorce till I was on

    Essay Length: 2,844 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Fatih
  • White Oleander

    White Oleander

    White Oleander, a dramatic fiction by Janet Fitch, was published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston. The story is about a mother and daughter, Ingred and Astrid have a very unusual relationship. Ingred loves her daughter but never asks her what she thinks so therefore doesn't know her daughter too well. Such as she does not know of her daughter's yearning for a father. Ingred makes it very clear that she will not

    Essay Length: 1,063 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Wendy
  • White Oleander

    White Oleander

    Janet Fitch’s White Oleander is yet another book that follows one young woman’s struggle to come of age in spite of the many hardships she encounters. The literary equivalent of a chick flick, Oleander details one girl’s attempts to come to terms with her mother while also surviving the cold and largely indifferent world of foster care. The novel’s fatal flaw is that its main character and narrator, Astrid Magnussen, while being at once entertaining

    Essay Length: 726 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Janna
  • White Oleander

    White Oleander

    WHITE OLEANDER BY: JANET FITCH Dear Astrid, Your story opened my eyes to a world I did not know existed. You live in a world where the word home comes without emotional comfort, and I admire your way of comforting yourself. Your strength exceeds anything your mom would ever imagine, her goal was to make you strong like her, and in the end you prevail as the stronger one. As your story grows I see

    Essay Length: 479 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • White Oleanders

    White Oleanders

    The Russian Chronicles of Young Poets: Today we have a very special guest with us. Her name is Astrid Magnussen, the daughter of Ingrid Magnuseen, the poet that was recently released from prison on a life for murder charge. So Astrid how has your life been, and what have you been up to. Astrid: Well I’ve been well. Seen better days though. I now live with my long time boyfriend Paul Trout in a small

    Essay Length: 1,487 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: July
  • White Skin, Black Mask

    White Skin, Black Mask

    Review of Black Skin, White Masks Frantz Fanon’s astounding debut novel, Black Skin, White Masks (1952), originally titled An Essay For The Disalienation Of Blacks, defined colonialism and its effect on the black man and took him further into the region of the human mind. After taking a position at a psychiatric hospital in Algeria, he became involved in its war, eventually deserting his cranial post to become a full-time militant in the Algerian National

    Essay Length: 391 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Vika
  • White Teacher Reflection

    White Teacher Reflection

    “‘My Children are black. They don’t look like your children. They know that they are black, and we want it recognized. It’s a positive difference, an interesting difference, and a comfortable natural difference. At least it could be so, if you teachers learned to value difference more. What you value, you talk about.’” p.12 The things that Mrs. Hawkins says to Mrs. Paley are things that really stuck out to me. I think that if

    Essay Length: 818 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • White Teeth

    White Teeth

    I found the book White Teeth to be very interesting, it tackled a lot of issues that maybe somewhat common nowadays but approached it in a very universal way so that anyone from any background could understand it. The book touches on what it’s like for families of different cultural backgrounds to come together and live somewhere completely unlike where they are from and try to teach their children to keep their the families traditional

    Essay Length: 941 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Who Caused the Trojan War?

    Who Caused the Trojan War?

    Who Caused the Trojan War? The Trojan war; one of the longest and most remembered war in the history of Greek mythology. Millions of people died, family's were broken and a few people were to blame for this. One of the most significant influences to the Trojan War was the Beautiful Helen. Helen disowned her country and her people, she knew the consequences and she chose love over loyalty. Agamemnon is another cause of the

    Essay Length: 630 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Artur
  • Who Is Crazier? Compare/contrast Essay

    Who Is Crazier? Compare/contrast Essay

    I picked two short stories that I would like to compare and contrast in this essay. The first story is called “The Yellow Wall- Paper” and was written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The second story I chose is called “A Rose for Emily” and was written by William Faulkner. Both of these stories are about women who have serious mental problems. These stories are similar in that aspect, but there are also some differences.

    Essay Length: 917 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Who Is Responsible for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who Is Responsible for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    "Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever." –Anonymous "Hatred does not cease through hatred at anytime. Hatred cease through love. This is an unalterable law." –Buddha Love and hatred are defined as two extremely opposite terms literally; however, they are combined perfectly to provide the prerequisites of the tragic ending. Love impels Romeo and Juliet to surmount any obstacles place between them. Nevertheless, love is

    Essay Length: 1,444 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2011 By: shauna
  • Who Is the Green Knight?

    Who Is the Green Knight?

    Who is the Green Knight? The Green Knight is described as an unusual and supernatural figure in the fourteenth century story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Throughout the story he is portrayed as a very confident individual who intends to play a game with one of the knights of the Round Table. In doing this, the Green Knight hopes to show that the knights of the Round Table indeed have flaws and weaknesses;

    Essay Length: 1,179 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: amy43
  • Who Is the Narrator of “the Tell-Tale Heart”?

    Who Is the Narrator of “the Tell-Tale Heart”?

    Who is the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart”? What do we know about him? Does he fit within the framework of other Gothic protagonists? Poe doesn't unequivocally let us know whether the storyteller is male or female. An anonymous narrator tells the story by attempting to persuade the pursuer of his logical soundness while portraying a murder he did. The storyteller appears to be utterly sad, a basket case and deadly motivations, and outrageous

    Essay Length: 718 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2019 By: kellytiana129
  • Who Is to Blame for Eva’s Death?

    Who Is to Blame for Eva’s Death?

    Who is to Blame for the Death of Eva Smith? Introduction This coursework focuses on how each character contributes to the suicide of a poor girl Eva Smith/Daisy Renton. Part 1 Gerald Croft is a young business man. He has a good steady job, a fiancйe, a promising future and is financially stable. In 'An Inspector Calls' Gerald is described as "an attractive chap, about thirty". His father owns a company called 'Crofts Limited' who

    Essay Length: 1,587 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Who Is to Blame for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who Is to Blame for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    In Shakespeare’s play, “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet”, the two protagonists, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, are “a pair of star-crossed lovers” [Prologue] whose tragic death “buries their parents’ strife” [Prologue]. In the play, many factors lead to the death of Romeo and Juliet; among these are fate, impulsive love and the rivalry between the Montague and Capulet family. As one of the central themes of the play, fate plays an important role in

    Essay Length: 452 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is To Blame? At a home game against the Indianapolis Pacers, Detroit Pistons Center Ben Wallace reacted with fury against Pacer’s forward Ron Artest after a hard technical foul by Artest. An argument ensued followed by a shoving match between the two which got both teams involved. In a matter of minutes the brawl escalated into the seats of the fans, with some fans throwing fists and full cups of beer at the athlete,

    Essay Length: 1,573 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Jon
  • Who Killed Norton McCarthy

    Who Killed Norton McCarthy

    Who killed Norton McCarthy ? To figure out the case of who may have killed Norton McCarthy on November 30th we must examine if the prime suspect is at fault. Even though Simon Fletcher has an alibi there are holes in his story. By analyzing what Simon Fletcher did on the day of the murder we can come up with conclusions on what might have happened and the time frame we are looking at

    Essay Length: 504 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Jon
  • Who Moved My Cheese

    Who Moved My Cheese

    Introduction "Who Moved My Cheese?" tells a story of change, of how we react to it, and the trouble we can find ourselves in when we don't follow that change. The story is about four characters, two mice, and two "little people." The characters live in a maze chasing cheese. The cheese represents anything we chase after in life and believe it will make us happy. The story details the trials and troubles we all

    Essay Length: 1,885 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life

    Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life

    Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life Who Moved My Cheese focuses on change. The story begins with the characters: Angela, Nathan, Carlos, and Jessica, and Michael who are old school friends who gather to reminisce about the different paths their lives have taken. The group all talks about how their lives have ended up completely unlike how they had expected. Michael offers his take on the theme of change and decides to

    Essay Length: 956 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Who or What Is Most Responsible for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who or What Is Most Responsible for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

    “Who or what is most responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?” Why is it that we as human beings feel the need to blame someone for every negative situation, which occurs? If we really look at the situation with any great depth, we may discover that an almost endless amount of things may be 'blamed' for the tragedy. Blaming an individual is pointless - only fate can really be blamed. The tragedy of

    Essay Length: 1,131 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Mike
  • Who Stole My Cheese? Self-Analysis

    Who Stole My Cheese? Self-Analysis

    Change, like time, is always happening. There is no way to stop it, not even for a second. Whither or not you realize it, you are always changing in every possible way. However, we commonly simplify change to only the large differences in our normal routines each day or week, whither they are expected or unexpected. These large problems can sometimes become problems for people, which is not surprising. They should be problems, whither

    Essay Length: 1,071 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • Who Was the Great Gatsby?

    Who Was the Great Gatsby?

    Nick Carraway is the narrator of “The Great Gatsby.” Nick is portrayed as a nice, honest person that listens to everyone’s problems. Nick meets the woman golfer, Jordan Baker. She is a very keen golfer. He also reunites with his cousin Daisy and her husband Tom, who Nick is not very fond of. There are many hints in the first chapter, given about some problems between Daisy and Tom. We soon discover that Tom is

    Essay Length: 1,745 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Top
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