You are welcome to search the collection of free essays and research papers. Thousands of coursework topics are available. Buy unique, original custom papers from our essay writing service.

25 results found, view free essays on page:

  • Stressful Holiday Season
    547 words
    The holidays! They " re supposed to be a time of warmth, happiness and excitement. For many people, they are. Although for some, the season can be a paradox. Joyous feelings, family and religious traditions can be overshadowed by stress, fatigue and gloom-"the blues". In addition to all of the gifts, goodies, decorations and events, the holiday season can be filled with many pressures. The holiday blues, as the name implies, tend to be temporary and seasonal. Factors that commonly contribute to ...
  • Known As Sinatra's Career
    559 words
    The Jazz Age Many of the influential artists of the past came from the jazz age such as Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Basie and Crosby, Sarah Vaughan, Cab Calloway, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, and many others. Frank Sinatra was dominating the scene in 1947. He had a voice that was carefully articulated, and had meaningful quality that could make everyone feel that he was sending a private message in his songs to everyone in the audience. It was not however a happy scene. This was widely k...
  • Best Buy Holiday Gift Guide
    322 words
    Bestbuy. com essentially features the same products on sale as the store. When you log on the site, you encounter a popup screen that informs you of the Best Buy Holiday Gift Guide. When you click on this link it takes you to a separate part of the web site designed for holiday shopping. This part of the site helps you to find the perfect presents for all types of different people you may be shopping for. There are three columns within the gift guide, they include: Home & Electronics, Entertainm...
  • Josh's Grandparents
    1,495 words
    Judaism Judaism is intrinsically open to history. It looks forward to a future event -the messianic redemption - that will dwarf the importance of Exodus. This paper will discuss the important holidays of the Jewish year and a look into the Holocaust from a Jewish standpoint. I talked to a friend of mine, Josh Cohen. Josh practices Conservative Judaism. I also retrieved some information from a book The Jewish Way; Living the Holidays. Rabbi Irving Greenburg wrote it. Iwill first explain the holi...
  • Christmas A Bad Holiday
    427 words
    Christmas Is A Good Holiday For Many Reasons Christmas is a good holiday for many reasons. There are reasons that exist that make Christmas a bad holiday, but for the most part it is a wonderful time of year. Millions of people around the world will agree that Christmas is one of the most fun and exciting holidays. Christmas is a good holiday because students get a vacation from school, people get to exchange gifts with friends and family, and people get to spend time with their families. Those ...
  • Billie Holiday's Emotional Life
    976 words
    Billie was born to the name, Eleanor a Fagan on April 7, 1915. She was born in Philadelphia but grew up in the Fell's Point section of Baltimore. Her mother, was just 13 at the time of her birth; her father, was 15. Holidays' teenage parents, Sadie Harris (aka Fagan) and probable father, Clarence Holiday, never married, and they did not live together for a long time. Clarence, a banjo and guitar player worked with Fletcher Henderson's band in the early 30's. He remains a shady figure who left hi...
  • Most Festive Of The Jewish Holidays
    2,696 words
    THE MAJOR JEWISH HOLIDAYS The Jewish people are a people of celebration. All year long there are many holidays that the Jewish people love to celebrate. Seven of the major Jewish holidays are Shabbat, Purim, Passover, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Rosh Hashana, and Shavuot. Each holiday has its own customs, presentations, and services that make it different from the other Jewish holidays. In this essay I will explain in detail each of the seven major holidays. Shabbat may be the most important holiday o...
  • Majority Of Online Shoppers
    458 words
    While women generally represent the more sought-after gender by typical offline marketers they control the majority of families' at liberty income new research suggests that it's men that spend the most online, particularly in certain product categories. According to new research from America Online, men will spend up to 15 percent more during the current holiday season. Based on the data, gathered from more than 6,200 shoppers, men will spend an average of $326 online, versus women's $284 dolla...
  • Tour Bus
    440 words
    With the increasingly frantic, crass commercial push for premature seasonal spending, the holidays seem to commence earlier and earlier every year. Walk into any mall on Nov. 1 and you " ll find holly-adorned halls already decked. The first Christmas catalogs come so early, you can swat mosquitoes with them. The broad definition of the holidays as a 'season of giving' is a sentiment whereby spiritual, secular, and commercial interests collide: To give, you " ve got to spend. This year, though, j...
  • Holy Days 1 See E.M. Deems
    532 words
    ... observances; they may also be simply a time for relaxation. Days of commemoration are observed throughout the world, e. g., Bastille Day in France, May Day in Russia, and the New Year in China. National holidays are observed throughout a country and are considered legal if proclaimed by the central government. In the United States the state governments have jurisdiction over the celebration of holidays, except with regard to federal employees and agencies. On legal holidays banks and schools...
  • Every Bit The Modern Fairy Tale
    531 words
    Review: Roman Holiday By Fizz a Aslam (SMC) Roman Holiday is a famous and important film for many reasons, probably most for introducing the world to the incomparable Audrey, here in her first major starring role, and one which won her an Academy Award. With lots chemistry, inspired direction by William Wyler, and impressive locale work, shot completely on location in Rome, this ranks as one of the best romantic comedies ever made. It's a modern-day twist on a fairy tale, where the princess wish...
  • Religious Holidays And Public Education
    1,294 words
    The American Religious Experience In America today we all have choices to make in regards to our religious beliefs. Many young children are brought up today confused about religion and the significance it plays in their lives. There are many sanctions and rules now on what can and can't be thought or displayed to people on public property, but it wasn't always like this. In this paper I will be discussing the American religious experience in regards to the impact religion has in the public schoo...
  • Doc Holiday
    1,064 words
    Doc Holiday Doc Holiday could be known as the most skillful gambler, the nerviest, fastest, and deadliest man with a six-shooter. John Henry Holiday was born on August 14, 1851 in Griffin, Georgia. His father was Henry Brought, and mother Alice Jane Holiday. Their first child Martha E lenore, had died at six months of age on January 8, 1889. Holidays father was a druggist by trade and later became a wealthy planter, lawyer, and during the civil was he was a confederate Major. Holiday suffered a ...
  • Lost In The Sound Of Billie's Song
    2,222 words
    Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan on April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but spent most of her poverty stricken childhood in Baltimore. Lady Day, as she was named by Lester Young, had to overcome many tragedies in her lifetime and yet still became one of the most popular jazz-blues vocalists of all time. Billie's Parents, Sally Fagan and Clarence Holiday, were both born in Baltimore. They married as teens and soon Sally gave birth to Eleanora Fagan. Shortly after the birth, Clarenc...
  • Actual Christmas Gift
    682 words
    Christmas Gift It was the holiday season, and Christmas was fast approaching. With the twenty-fifth only a few days away there was no more time for procrastination. I decided to go to the mall in an attempt to complete all the Christmas shopping at once. While wandering around the uniquely decorated mall, I noticed a particular store that caught my attention. Pausing for a moment to stare into the window of the shop I came across the perfect gift for my father. Stepping inside I asked the shop k...
  • Christian Holidays Including Halloween
    581 words
    Many of the ancient peoples of Europe marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter by celebrating a holiday in late autumn. The most important of these holidays to influence later Halloween customs was Samhain, a holiday observed by the ancient Celts, a tribal people who inhabited most of Western and Central Europe in the first millennium BC. Among the Celts, Samhain marked the end of one year and the beginning of the next. It was one of four Celtic holidays linked to importa...
  • Most Pleasurable Holiday
    423 words
    There are several different holidays throughout the year, which are celebrated in a variety of ways. The holiday represents different things to different people cause of religion, culture, or family traditions. Although some people may not be able to be around family the remembrance does not go unnoticed. Most everyone has a favorite holiday that inspires fond memories, which may be happy or sad. Abigail's favorite holiday is 4th of July. She enjoys the fireworks displays that are put on by vari...
  • Week During The Holiday Season
    405 words
    Fall Back On Fitness As we head into the cooler autumn months, we undoubtedly expect that the upcoming holiday seasons surrounding Thanksgiving, Halloween, and (yes, already) Christmas will lead to our spending more and more time indulging and less and less time keeping ourselves healthy and fit. This doesnt have to be the case. We are not bears, and regardless of what one may think, we do not need to store up extra fat so that we may hibernate for the winter! Awareness of the potential pitfalls...
  • Halloween Customs And Traditions
    1,024 words
    Halloween Introduction I. According to article the web site web titled Halloween Customs and Traditions "Halloween is the third-largest party occasion next to Christmas and New Years Eve". A. For my family it is the only occasion we have a party, B. As far back as I can remember my parents have always had Halloween Parties. C. The adults would spend the evening eating, drinking, and socializing while all the kids went trick or treating. D. Twenty-five years later, many of the same people will sh...
  • Worse Holiday
    370 words
    ESSAY My Worst Holiday The worst holiday I've ever had was my last Christmas holiday because I was ill. This winter I was looking forward to Christmas and New Year. I was preparing for it and counting days. I couldn't even think that holiday to be bad. Ultimately, Christmas came and we went to my grandparents as usual. I waited impatiently to see my cousins and other beloved relatives. But unfortunately, my brother felt sick. "Oh, no", I thought when my mother told us that we weren't going anywh...

25 results found, view free essays on page: