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60 Free Essays on Halloween Day

  1. Halloween and Day of the Dead

    Halloween and Day of the Dead Halloween is major holiday celebrated on the 31st of October every year in the United Sates of America. Here it is one of the biggest holidays of all, with many citizens participating in different festivities throughout the day. The Day of the Dead, El Dia de los Mu

  2. Halloween and Christianity

    Halloween and Christianity Michael Williams Religion 10/28/96 It is often said that Halloween is not the "harmless" holiday it is thought to be, instead it is believed to be a pagan ritual which dates back to the ancient Celtic Druids. According to the article "Should Our Kids Celebrate Hallow

  3. Halloween Park

    On a sunny day in October, all of the children in school were waiting, impatiently for school to end. There was a rumor that a new park was opening that night on Halloween. Free admission was offered to everyone because it was opening night. The park seemed like a happy place with trees and nice peo

  4. What Is Halloween

    Halloween is celebrated every year on the 31st of October. Halloween comes from Europe and it has been celebrated in Europe for about two and half thousand years. The first people who celebrate Halloween were Celts, who originally come from central Europe. Halloween was the last day of their cale

  5. History of Valentines Day

    Valentine's Day occurs annually on February 14th. This is one of the few facts that we can say for sure, since the exact origins of the holiday are uncertain. Many experts believe that it originated with "Lupercalia", an ancient roman festival that was celebrated on February 15th, to honor t

  6. This Boys Life Summary

    It is the summer of 1955, and ten-year-old Toby and his mother, Rosemary are driving from Florida to Utah in their decrepit car. They are on their way to Utah to make their fortune by mining uranium ore, and to escape Roy, an abusive ex-husband of Rosemary's who she has taken up with again. The car

  7. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: Summary

    One Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich: Summary In the book One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, the main character Ivan and the other prisoners in the camp are treated very badly. Ivan tries to make himself warm and to get enough food to keep himself alive. He does only what is necessary to ple

  8. America: the Modern Day Athens

    America: The Modern Day Athens "We do not copy our Ancestors, but are an example to them. It is true we are called a Democracy, for the administration is in the hands of the many and not in the few. " This is the foundation for which democracy is ruled. Without this democracy does not exis

  9. Creative Writing: a Day at the Park

    Creative Writing: A Day at the Park It was a day I was subconsciously waiting my whole life for, but I didn't realize it until it was happening. The day was August 8, 1996, just 25 days before my son's first birthday. The Texas Rangers, my favorite baseball team, were in town to play the K.C. R

  10. Are Educated People Happy

    Are Educated People Happy? Education is now essential to one's future career. People all over the world are seeking more and more knowledge every day. In consequence, parents do their outmost to give their children a proper education, no matter how difficult their circumstances may be.

  11. Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead The Day of the Dead is a very special day for the Spanish speaking world. This day is more popular for Mexican people, it is more traditional in their heritage. It occurs on the first of November. People put offerings out for the dead in the form of fruit and certain other things

  12. Creative Writing: the First Day

    Creative Writing: The First Day By : Sarah Johns It was a bright sunny day, the sky was a soft shade of blue and there was a slight breeze in the air. I stepped out of my moms red shiny CRX as she said ‘Good Luck' to me. I forced up a weak smile as I shoved the door, and it made a woosh noise a

  13. Judgement Day

    Everyone comes to a point in their lives when they must face their skeletons hanging in the closet. For me that came on Feb 6, 2006, that was the day I faced my biggest skeleton of all. That Monday I stood up in front of 3 dozen people and read a victim statement in court, telling my final words t

  14. Day of the Dead

    Day of the dead How to make your own altar The Day of the Dead The Dead of the Dead altar is a prehispanic tradition that has lasted throughout the years. It has become an integrated part of the Catholic religion in Mexico. Every year it becomes a bigger and bigger event, with school classes,

  15. One Day in the Life of Denisovich

    In Alexander Solzhenitsyn^Òs novel One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich, the strong themes of hope and perseverance are undercut by the realization that for Ivan there is little or no purpose in life. This is not to say that the themes of hope and perseverance do not exist in the novel. There

  16. Memorial Day

    From This Corner By Ginger Costen If you’ve read my column before you know that I like to view life with a sense of humor. There really is truth to the old saying that “Life is too short to sweat the small stuff and most everything is small stuff.” However, this past month I’ve been w

  17. The Big Day

    I really hated the sound of that alarm clock, that piercing, irritating repeated beeping. After a second or two I slowly started realizing that it was not just another day, it was the day. I felt the movement in the bed as she reached for the clock and then the beeping stopped allowing me t

  18. Halloween

    Depending on your family background you may call it Shadowfest, Samhain Festival, Teng Chieh, Los Dias De Los Muertos, All Hallows Eve, Hallowe'en, or Halloween. According to Skal (2002), "all histories of Halloween inevitably wind back to . . . the death of summer and the beginning of the Celtic

  19. Home-School vs. Day School

    Home-School Vs. Day School When it come to eduction we think about doing home-school or day school. For instance, People may choose to educated by parents or professional teachers. They both have advantages and disadvantages but I prefer people to study in day school with professional teachers.

  20. A Day in the Life of a Gnome

    A Day in the Life of a Gnome Moses Alba Mrs. Foreman English IV Thursday, January 30, 1997 Once upon a time there was a gnome named Knob, who lived the far off land of Gnomania. Gnomania is a huge underground lair with only one entrance. The only entrance to this lair is by swimming down to

  21. Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China

    Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China With a population of approximately 1,203,097,268 people , China, who has the world's largest population, also has the world's fastest growing black market and crime problem. In China, crime rates have been climbing an estimated 10 percent a year sin

  22. Emerson Study

    Whoso would be a man would be a nonconformist. -Emerson If there is one part of Emerson's philosophy that I subscribe to the most, it is this idea. Few people actually follow their own ideas and decide for themselves what is good and bad, right and wrong, lawful and tyrannical. Most people are

  23. Creative Writing: the Most Important Day of My Life

    Creative Writing: The Most Important Day of My Life The most important day of my life had just happened recently. It all started out when some friends and I were bored. We wanted to do something that was fun and cool which also happened to be very bad. We decided we were going to make a

  24. Creative Story: Day the World Turned Black

    Creative Story: Day The World Turned Black Everyday the sun would rise and the moon would set and everybody would wake up to a new morning. Today was a special day in October, for the sun did not rise and the moon did not set and everyone woke to a full moon. During the night the sun had my

  25. A Review: the Day of the Jackal

    A Review: The Day of the Jackal Josh Holloway Period 2, English 3-4 The Day of the Jackal, written by Fredrick Forsyth, is a fictional novel that displays the author's brilliance by setting a mood and connecting you with the characters. The Day of the Jackal takes place in post World War II in Fr

  26. Review of Three Movies: Trainspotting, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Ju

    Review Of Three Movies: Trainspotting, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Jurassic Park English 11 5 December 1996 Trainspotting Trainspotting is a drop-dead look at a dead-end lifestyle. Set among the junkies and thugs of Edinburgh's slums and made by (director Danny Boyle, writer John Hodg

  27. The Day the World Changed, I Did Too

    1) The Day the World Changed, I Did, Too. The first person narrator in the article called “The Day the World Changed, I Did, Too” tells a short story of Rachel Newman’s life, as it was before 9/11, a day that changed the life of many people. Years back Rachel looked upon herself as an artist

  28. A Day at the Beach

    A Day At The Beach I run down the boardwalk, not worrying about getting splinters in my tender feet. Every ten or fifteen feet I stop, sometimes to smell the salty sea air, but mostly to wait for my parents who plod along behind carrying chairs, coolers, and other beach paraphernalia. I yell ba

  29. A Day Into Depression

    Every day you come across something that displease you or make you feel sad or hurt. At times when you are happy, those things seems unsignificant, yet it's only when all turns ugly that you realise its importance. You feel bad and it only grows bitter. When one is used to being happy, one neglec

  30. The Longest Day

    The Longest Day Few of God's miracles cause protests in the "scientific" community like the account of Joshua's long day - when God made the sun and moon to stand still. But science and modern technology have done more to verify this phenominal biblical fact than they have to refute it. Common sen