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Dawn Word Count: 2702 Dawn by Elie Wiesel Chapter 1 Takes place in Palestine. The narrator knows that he has to kill a man tomorrow. He doesn’t know who it is but he knows what he has to do. The man that was going to die was an Englishman. The reason that he had to kill was because there is a war. Beggar. A man that taught the narrator the difference between night and day. Narrator met him while he was at the synagogue. The man wears black clothes. The narrator met the man when he was 12 years
DH Lawrence\'s The Rainbow: Quest, Passage, Awakening, And Change In Relationships Word Count: 522 The Rainbow is one of DH Lawrence\'s most controversial works. It was banned in Great Britain when it was first published. The Rainbow introduced sexual life into a family-based novel, portraying a visionary quest for love by three generations of English men and women. Ursula Brangwen is the main character of the novel, and her goal in the book is to achieve a good and peaceful relationship with h
Ernest Hemingway Word Count: 1656 A Clean, Well-Lighted Place was published by Scribner\'s Magazine in March of 1933, but it was not until 1956 that an apparent inconsistency in the waiters\' dialogue was brought to Hemingway\'s attention. Hemingway\'s thirteen word reply to Judson Jerome, an Assistant Professor of English at Antioch College, said that he had read the story again and it still made perfect sense to him. Despite this letter, Scribner\'s republished A Clean, Well-Lighted Place in
Farenheit 451 Word Count: 1139 Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years and he had never questioned the joy of the midnight runs, nor the joy of watching pages consumed by flames…never questioned anything until he met a seventeen-year-old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid. Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think…and Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do! (Ray Bradbury-Fahrenheit 451) . Was Guy Montag the
Friday Word Count: 356 FRIDAY A handsome, in about 26 years old, with straight and strong limbs, tall and well shaped fellow who bare name Friday which he got for the memory of a day he was rescued. The native who was saved from a certain death by Robinson Crusoe during one of the cannibal rituals of a local tribe. By the man who was actually on his way to Africa to buy Negroes! His hair was long and black but not curled, he had very high forehead and great sparkling sharp eyes. Friday’s appear
Gulliver\'s Travels By Jonathan Swift Word Count: 1361 Many authors write books about events, their lives and their environment, and their corrupt government. One satirical author who wrote a novel about living in a corrupt society is Jonathan Swift who wrote Gulliver\'s Travels. The places the protagonist had visited reflected on the author\'s English government. The life of the author will be shown similar to this book because of the way he lived. Jonathan Swift was well educated and graduate
Hawthorne Word Count: 461 Andrew Mr. Wing English III, Period 4 November 23, 1999 Breaking out of Prison Hawthorne’s view on life is wrong. He says that in the depths of human nature there is an inner world in which every human being is alone. Hawthorne’s background and they way he lived his life gave him this dark view on life. His father and grandfather did things that he did not like and Hawthorne tried to redeem the bad things they did and when he couldn’t he went into seclusion and explore
Heart of Darkness Word Count: 1651 The framing narrative of Heart of Darkness is presented by an unnamed, undefined speaker, who is one of a group of men, former sailors, now professionals, probably middle-aged, on the deck of a yacht at the mouth of the Thames River, London England. The time is probably contemporary with the writing and publication of the novel, so around the turn of the 20th century. One among the group, Charlie Marlow, a mysterious figure who is still a sailor, tells the sto
Into Thin Air Word Count: 557 Into Thin Air By Jon Krakauer Jon Krakauer is the author of three books including Eiger Dreams and the acclaimed best seller Into the Wild. He is also the contributing editor of Outside magazine. He and his wife live in Seattle Into thin Air is a great adventure story about Jon Krakauer accent of Mt. Everest. Krakauer Was a member of a Rob Halls “Adventure Consultants” expedition that was going to attempt the summit of Everest on May 10, 1996. The story starts out
Killing Mr Killing Mr. Griffin: I read the book Killing Mr. Griffin, by Lois Duncan. There was an English teacher, Mr. Griffin, which nobody liked. Especially one particular group of friends. They disliked him so much that they wanted to try and scare him some how. He was a tough teacher, and didn’t give anyone an A. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Book Reports [Paper Title]: Killing Mr. Griffin [Text]: Kill
King Lear Word Count: 1800 King Lear is a detailed description of the consequences of one man\'s decisions. This fictitious man is Lear, King of England, who\'s decisions greatly alter his life and the lives of those around him. As Lear bears the status of King he is, as one expects, a man of great power but sinfully he surrenders all of this power to his daughters as a reward for their demonstration of love towards him. This untimely abdication of his throne results in a chain reaction of even
MacBeth - Analysis of Fear Word Count: 869 Fear, this motivates us to do many things no matter if they are right or wrong. In the play Macbeth it was fear that was the main motivating factor that influenced the outcome of the play. This can be proved by the subsequent murders that followed after Duncan\'s, why were these committed? Because Macbeth was scared of being caught and having to pay for the wrongs he had done. Also look at Lady Macbeth, he constant washing of her hands, sleepwalking an
Mansfield Park Word Count: 390 Mansfield Park This novel, originally published in 1814, is the first of Jane Austen\'s novels not to be a revised version of one of her pre-1800 writings. Mansfield Park has sometimes been considered atypical of Jane Austen, as being solemn and moralistic, especially when contrasted with the immediately preceding Pride and Prejudice and the immediately following Emma. Poor Fanny Price is brought up at Mansfield Park with her rich uncle and aunt, where only her co
My Antonia Word Count: 1498 My Antonia by Willa Cather Author: Willa Sibert Cather, Nebraska\'s most noted author was born in Virginia. At the age of ten she moved with her family to Webster County, Nebraska. Many of Cather\'s acquaintances and Red Cloud area scenes can be recognized in her writings. Cather wrote poetry, short stories, essays and novels, winning many awards. In 1920 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel One of Ours, about a Nebraska farm boy who went off to World War I. Will
Proposal For Angela Proposal For Angela\'s Ashes: While reading Angela’s Ashes in my junior year of high school I thought about how life must have been for other families with low incomes during the Great Depression. Although Angela’s Ashes takes place mainly in Ireland during the Potato Famine, I believe that what the McCourt family went through was very similar to the struggles that the working class experienced in the United States in the 1930’s. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Robinson Crusoe Word Count: 1251 Robinson was a young man of 18 and had a dream to be a sailor. He asked his father for permission. His father thought that he should stay home and take over the family business or study law. Robinson asked his father again to let him have just one sail. His father disapproved once more. One afternoon a shipped sailed in from the harbor. The captain of the ship was one of Crusoe’s friend’s, father. The captain invited Crusoe on a voyage to the English coast and h
Scarlett Word Count: 643 Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley Scarlett is about a southern woman who had survived the Civil War, had been widowed twice with two children. She got married again to Rhett Butler, and they had a daughter who was killed when she fell off a horse. Since the death of the child, her husband did not want anything to do with Scarlett. Rhett gave Scarlett all the money she needed, but she wanted him. Heartbroken, she went to Ireland where her father came from. She did not tell an
Steven King Paper Word Count: 1792 If you have an imagination, let it run free. - Steven King, 1963 The King of Terror Stephen Edwin King is one of today’s most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal, and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to using great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen King who is mainly known for his novels, has broadene
Submission Of Societies Word Count: 1242 Submission of Societies Nicole Simes - English 11 Oppression that cannot be overcome does not give rise to revolt but to submission. This concept can be clearly seen in both Brave New World and 1984, even though the structure of their societies are different. The goal of their respective governments is the same, total control of society. The governments use similar tactics of manipulation, with the purpose of keeping the majority in ignorance and submiss
The Farewell To Arms Word Count: 973 A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, is a typical love story. A Romeo and his Juliet placed against the odds. In this novel, Romeo is Frederick Henry and Juliet is Catherine Barkley. Their love affair must survive the obstacles of World War I. The background of war-torn Italy adds to the tragedy of the love story. The war affects the emotions and values of each character. The love between Catherine and Frederick must outlast long separations, life-threat
The Great Gatsby Word Count: 982 Doesn’t it always seem as though rich and famous people are larger- than-life and virtually impossible to touch, almost as if they were a fantasy? In The Great Gatsby, set in two wealthy communities, East Egg and West Egg, Fitzgerald describes Gatsby as a Romantic, larger- than-life, figure by setting him apart from the common person. Fitzgerald sets Gatsby in a fantasy world that, based on illusion, is of his own making. Gatsby’s possessions start to this illus
The Great Houdini Word Count: 1152 The performer known world wide as Harry Houdini was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest. Although Houdini often claimed to be born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Houdini actually came to the United States when he was four years old. To this day many connected with the small town of Appleton still claim the untruth that Houdini was born there strictly to attract tourists. Houdini\'s father was Mayer Samuel Weiss. Houdini\'s father was a Rabbi. His mother\'s name was Ce
The House On Mango Street Word Count: 495 The House on Mango Street is a collection of mini stories wrapped around a Latin-girl’s view of her neighborhood and neighbors. Esperanza hates her name, it’s hope in English but has too many letters in Spanish. She is named after her free-spirited Grandmother, and lives with her parents and two brothers and one sister. Esperanza has moved every year to a new rental. Her parents always talk of owning their own home, and what it would be like. They final
The Jungle Word Count: 1546 This book was fact. Upton Sinclair visited Chicago in November 1904 to do research for the book. Sinclair lived in a neighborhood called Packingtown for seven weeks. While in Packingtown, Sinclair interviewed workers, lawyers, doctors, saloonkeepers, and social workers. The book deals with the greed and ruthless competition that turned America into a brutal country, which Sinclair referred to as a jungle. The Jungle also tells how those at the bottom of the economic
The Moon Word Count: 1214 The Moon is Down Chapter One: Here we learn that a small town has been taken over by one of the many Nazi groups during World War Two. Mr. Corell “ The town good guy”, the way I view it, sent the town postmen and policemen on a boating trip, keeping them from the invasion (we learn later that “The town good guy” is really a back-stabber later in the book). After the invasion, the Nazis request a meeting with the town’s Mayor, Mayor Orden. Joseph and Doctor Winter, two
The World Turned Upside Down Word Count: 867 When the Europeans established colonies in the New World, they sought to convert the Indians way of civilization. Their obsession was to spread Christianity and their culture throughout all of the colonies including the Indian villages. Some Indian people accepted these traditions because they felt as if they had no where else to turn. When the settlers invaded the new land they brought with them many diseases which wiped out many Indian villages and
WIld Meat and the Bully Burgers Word Count: 1829 In the beginning, Lovey and her best friend, Jerry, are watching the Shirley Temple movie before they go to church. They never get to see the end because they have to go and leave. They make up the endings and cry in the middle of the pastor\'s sermon. On Lovey\'s birthday, Jerry would make her a gift certificate from the toy store for $500. Lovey is very embarrassed to be speaking pidgin English. She doesn\'t tell anyone, not even Jerry, how she
William Shakespeare Word Count: 815 William Shakespeare was a great English playwright, dramatist and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time. No other writer\'s plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries as his. Shakespeare was born to middle class parents. His father, John, was a Stratford businessman. He was a glove maker who owned a leather shop. John Shak
Josh Holloway Period 2, English 3-4 A Review: The Day of the Jackal 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 France. The Jackal is a professional assassin, whose name is not revealed, who is hired by a French terrorist group to kill Charles de Gualle, the President of France. This terrorist group has had several
Brave NewWorld Brave NewWorld: Many fascinating aspects in regard to the nature of human society are presented in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. Through creating a utopian society, Huxley addresses three issues that I find compelling. The first issue is the process of making people happy through meeting the fundamental needs of man: food, clothing, and shelter, using a class system. Huxley also presents how to establish a stable society. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess And Porphyria\'s Lover Word Count: 1774 Mike Sobieraj English 203 Roger Gilbert The Lover and the Duke The creation of a plausible character within literature is one of the most difficult challenges to a writer, and development to a level at which the reader identifies with them can take a long time. However, through the masterful use of poetic devices and language Browning is able to create two living and breathing characters in sixty or less lines. When one e
Brutus vs antony Brutus vs. Antony: Brutus and Antony both produce different tactics to sway the people’s opinions about Caesar. Both men present different points about Casaer and his rule in Rome -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: english [Paper Title]: [Text]: Brutus vs. Antony Brutus and Antony both produce different tactics to sway the people’s opinions about Caesar. Both men present different points about
Building A Computer Word Count: 399 Theodore Ordon-Yaussi English per 2 Mrs. Fuchs 9/24/99 Building a computer Building a computer can be a useful skill in today\'s world. It allows you to help yourself get what you want and save some money. It\'s also becoming a good skill to have for work. You can help businesses build computers. The first thing to do is to research what kind of computer you want. If you just want to write documents, you will probably need a less powerful computer. If you pla
OF MICE AND MEN IS A NOVEL WHICH EXPLORES THE BURDENS OF RESPONSIBILITY AS MUCH AS ITS REWARDS. By evaluating the novel of mice and men carefully I have found that every character in the novel has a facet of life that consists of burdens and responsibilities. The characters in the novel basically have three options in which they can live their lives. They can knuckle down, work hard, keep a positive frame of mind and try earnestly to improve their standard of living. An example of this is wou
John Lehner Feb. 15, 1996 English 111 The first job I had was at Buzzy\'s Diner, located in a small suburban town in upstate New York. It isn\'t a classy restaurant, it isn\'t even a very clean one, but during the hours that its open in the morning it is probably the busiest place within fifteen miles. Although the food there is inexpensive and very good, the main reason people eat their lunch and breakfast there is because of the diner\'s cozy atmosphere and timeless quality. The diner is in a
Language is the most important media in human communication. It makes it much easier to exchange ideas. Imagine if everyone in this society spoke his own language. What would our society looks like? Probably not as prosperious as what we are now because business is very difficult to do due to the fact that all documents have to be printed in different languages. Our whole society would be split up because there is no communication between each other. The fact that California has immigrants from
CAMP CAMP: As the big tour bus pulls onto the long never ending dirt road, the shouts could be heard for miles around. Branches scratch the sides and roof of the bus. Windows are open and the fresh summer air glides into the bus. The dirt flies up from the road and kisses the bus’ sides. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: CAMP [Text]: Camp As the big tour bus pulls onto the long never end
The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories set within a framing story of a pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral, the shrine of Saint Thomas à Becket. The poet joins a band of pilgrims, vividly described in the General Prologue, who assemble at the Tabard Inn outside London for the journey to Canterbury. Ranging in status from a Knight to a humble Plowman, they are a microcosm of 14th- century English society. The Host proposes a storytelling contest to pass the time; eac
Capital Punishment ENGLISH SPEECH Imagine yourself in a room, 12 feet long by 6 feet wide. You\'re sitting on a metal bed bolted to the floor with a thin foam cushion. The only other things in the room are a table and a chair, a sink and a toilet. There is no window, only a small faint light on the ceiling. You spend all of your time in this room, you have no choice. This is your dining room, your den, your bedroom and your bathroom. You are allowed to read and write letters in this room. You c
The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the course of American poetry. He was a poet, novelist, journalist, and songwriter, yet the influence of his works have not always been acknowledged. Carl Sandburg\'s evocations of American urban and rural life, compassion for people, and his love of nature, through his works have made an enormous contribution to the American literary scene. Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878 to illiterate parents of Swedish decent in Galesburg, Illinois. Much of
The Catbird Seat The Catbird Seat: In the story The Catbird Seat, James Thurber shows how the story relates to everyday life in the working world. This could be a fictional or a nonfiction story, by changing the fictional characters to people on any person\'s job. In the workplace around the world there are people like the two Main characters. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: The Catbir
Catch22 and My antonia contrast Catch22 and My antonia contrast: Perhaps the most directly conflicting characters in Catch-22 and in My Antonia are Colonel Cathcart and Antonia. Both of these characters are ambitious and each sees a road that runs ahead toward something called “success” or “wealth”, but the roads that they see are constructed differently. Colonel Cathcart’s road is paved with “feathers in his cap” and it is not cratered with “black eyes.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
       The characteristics of Holden from the book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, will be compared to the modern teenager.  The characteristics of both sets of teenagers are basically similar, but in some parts, they are different. I chose myself as the modern teenager to be compared to Holden. There will be four major subjects to be talked about in the essay. The main subjects that are going to be discussed in this essay are academics, family, experiences and slang.  I thought thes
Catherine The Great Word Count: 3562 Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia, (1762-1796) History 120, Section 4 Russell Smith Dr. Homer December 2, 1999 One of the most interesting, hard-working and powerful people to grace the pages of history during the eighteenth century was Catherine II, Empress of Russia. Historians have not always been so kind to her memory, and all too often one reads accounts of her private life, ignoring her many achievements. The stories of her love affairs have been
The British have influenced the perspective of the Caribbean people in many ways. The people\'s self awareness, religion, language, and culture has coped with the influx of British ideals and in coping, the people have changed to appease the islands\' highly influential British population. Three excepts highly influenced by the British ideals are Crick Crack Monkey by Merle Hodge, My Aunt Gold Teeth by V. S. Naipaul, and If I could Write This in Fire, I Would Write This in Fire by Michell
: Censorship and the First Amendment: The American Citizen\'s Right to Free Speech English 1302 13 March 1997 1 Censorship and the First Amendment: The American Citizen\'s Right to Free Speech Are we protected from censorship under the First Amendment? In other words do individuals or groups have the right or the power to examine material and remove or prohibit anything they consider objectionable? This argument has been progressing for centuries, in fact the first notable case was against John P
Censorship in Public Schools -A principal in a California high school bans five books written by Richard Brautigan because he thinks they might contain obscenities or offensive sexual references (Berger 59). -A Vermont high school librarian is forced to resign because she fought the school board\'s decision to remove Richard Price\'s The Wanderers, and to restrict the use of Stephen King\'s Carrie and Patrick Mann\'s Dog Day Afternoon (Jones 33). -An Indiana school board takes action that l
Chaco canyon Chaco canyon- The Anasazi, who were named by the Navajos, knew how to chart the seasons by observing the sky. The biggest mystery of Chaco Canyon is why the Anasazidecided to leave the home that they had built over so many years. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: History [Paper Title]: chaco canyon [Text]: CHACO CANYON Grade: 84 Language: english System: COLLEGE Country: USA Authors Comments: ABOUT
Chaim Potok Chaim Potok lives a very full life he has served his country, peoples, and religion very well and with great impact. First, to be discussed is his life birth through the present. He was born at a very early age on February 17, 1929, in New York, New York to Benjamin and Mollie Potok. The first university he went to was Yeshiva University where he graduated in 1950 with a B.A., summa cum laude, in English Literature. He also went to the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he
Fahrenheit 451 Change What is change? Webster\'s Second Collegiate Dictionary, defines change as to cause to become different; alter; transform; convert. Many things, people, and world events are able to change. Peace may be present for years and shattered by a disagreement over religion, or shift of political power. Technology changes the lives of people and how the interact and work in the world. People also change. Many do not see any wrongdoing internally, and remain the way they are. Howev