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The Giver (Jonas)

Jonas is an eleven-year-old that lives in a world without feelings, color, and choice. Citizens can also apply for spouses and children. When their children are grown, family units dissolve and adults live together with Childless Adults until they are too old to function in the society. Then they spend their last years being cared […]

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Literary Analysis of ‘The Giver’

How would you like to live in a world without pain, without difference, and without freedom? The Book The Giver by Lois Lowry is a dystopian society where the memory of the past and pain are taken away. Your life isn’t your own, people make your decisions. Jonas the main character in the book wants […]

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Essay about ‘Glass Castle’

The memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Wall’s was published in 2005. The Glass Castle is an attention grabbing story of Jeannette Walls childhood. This book is a Teen and an Adult book to read.The book is full of vulgar language, drama, and many horrific tragedies.Through all they’ve been through most of the children came […]

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

For my Digital Music class paper I am doing a summary paper of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone. This movie starts out in England in a little suburb. You see a little cat and it turns into a witch named Professor McGonagall she meets with a wizard named Professor Dumbledore at the door steps […]

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Beginning. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

The book start by explaining how boring the Durley’s life was, they were an ordinary family, that enjoyed living in their monotonous boring simple life, but their world was turned around when they wake up in an ordinary day and go out the front door to pick up the newspaper and found a one year […]

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Neville Longbottom in ‘Harry Potter ‘

We regularly distinguish ourselves with artistic characters that are thought little of and disregarded. Why is this so? A character who shows calm quality as opposed to rowdy commotion is every now and again disregarded, and regularly thought little of. In the Harry Potter books (Rowling, J.K.. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. New York: […]

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My Opinion about ‘Harry Potter’

‘Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.’. Throughout the years the Harry Potter series has grown quite a bit of popularity through the years. With several movie adaptations of the books and ever growing fanbase Harry Potter has something for everyone. There is something for everyone in these books. From […]

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Harry Potter Story

Harry Potter is a series of stories of bravery, adventure, friendship and triumphs. Harry Potter is also about a boy who discovers he is a wizard, and he is the only one who can save muggles and magic folk alike. One of the most important lessons in Harry Potter is how to never give up […]

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Harry Potter and Voldemort

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are far more than our abilities,” says Dumbledore in the Chamber of Secrets (333). This observation holds a significant amount of truth throughout the adventures in the Harry Potter series. J.K. Rowling, the author of the magical world of Hogwarts, uses the fluidity of the […]

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Literary Essay about ‘The Things they Carried’

Award winning and best seller novel, The Things They Carried, changed the ways many viewed the Vietnam war of 1955. Throughout the novel, Tim O’Brien works to seamlessly blur the lines dividing reality and fiction. To achieve this, he uses strong figurative language and concrete facts to engage the readers attention. The main way he […]

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Death in ‘The Things they Carried’

Death has many different effects on a person’s life. Some can handle it very well, but most of time, people cannot deal with the grief that comes with the death.For example, some people can accept the death that comes with life and move forward, but on the flip side, some people cannot accept and are […]

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“The Glass Castle” and “A Child Called”

Two childhoods, both plagued by hardships, suffering, alcoholic and neglecting parents–this was how Jeannette Walls and David Pelzer grew up. Their familial situations are only different in that Walls’ parents were forgivable because they had good intentions and tried their best despite their addictions and financial situations, whereas Pelzer’s parents are seemingly unforgivable–one parent was […]

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Psychosis in “The Tell Tale Heart”

Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart” has a common theme of psychosis. Psychosis is a very prominent theme seen all throughout the story. It makes the whole story have plot twist after plot twist. The reason for such psychosis is because the narrator lets it completely take over, to a point where he […]

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The Paper about “The Tell Tale Heart”

In the book “The Tell-Tale Heart” there was a man known as the narrator and his new founded friend known as the old man. Sadly, the narrator ends up killing the old man which leaves a question of whether or not the narrator is a madman or a calculated killer. This paper will explain why […]

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Suspense in “The Cask of Amontillado”

In the story “The Cask of Amontillado”, the Poe creates a lot of suspense. This story was in an unnamed Italian city at a carnival when a man takes revenge on his friend who he thinks has done him wrong. He makes the reader think that they are going to get to the wine that […]

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Female isn’t Weak (The House on Mango Street)

A female is not weak nor fragile, she is strong and all she needs is a little bit of love. In the novella The House on Mango Street Cisneros uses the motif trapped. Most of the females in The House On Mango Street feel imprisoned by the ones they love most and restricted from living […]

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Harsh Reality: ‘The House on Mango Street’

Esperanza was happy for the house and she thought it was going to be like their dream house. The house would be white with trees around it, a great big yard and grass growing without a fence. When they got to the house it was very different but they were happy anyway. They never had […]

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About ‘Heart of Darkness’

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad tells the tale of numerous lives influenced by the desire of power, and the lust of wealth. Marlow is a sailor who ends up far away from home, away from the restrictions society places on an individual. Marlow’s journey takes him through the jungle, in which the only thing […]

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Foreshadowing: ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find’

Flannery O’ Connor, was a strict Catholic from Georgia. O’ Connor often displayed a sense of spiritual corruption within the characters in most of her stories. One of O’ Connor’s well known stories, ‘A Good Man Is Hard to Find,’ has a lot of imagery and foreshadows toward the characters who sadly meet never make […]

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James Mcbride’s the Color of Water

In James Mcbride’s The Color of Water, it tells the story of Ruth, James’ mother’s family immigration to America, and both her early childhood and adulthood in New York City. Ruth’s childhood was pretty difficult. As a teenager, Ruth gets pregnant with a black boy named Peter, which later leads to an abortion. Ruth then […]

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A Doll’s House and a Doll’s House Part 2

In A Doll’s House and A Doll’s House Part 2, we see that being independent comes up many times in both plays with one of the characters, Nora Helmer. Being independent affects Nora in a number of ways because it is what she is trying to change about herself throughout both plays. Nora’s husband, Torvald […]

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Book a Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns, is a fiction novel by Khaled Hosseini. This sentiment informs Mariam’s life by showing how harsh the real world is for women in Afghanistan and how they are treated. It shows the reality of Mariam’s life by her learning about these things to become a stronger women and learn how to […]

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A very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a story focused on a couple who discovers an elderly man who hosts a pair of wings on his back. The couple is unsure what to do with the strange elderly man, so they hold him in their chicken coop until they come […]

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Toni Morrison’s Post Civil War Novel, “Beloved”

In 1987, the novel “Beloved” came about. This post-civil war novel by Toni Morrison is a heartbreaking novel of battling with memories, your horrible actions, and the past. In everyone’s life, there is a moment that is so horrific and so heartbreaking that all you want to do is push it so far back in […]

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Beloved was Called “Spiteful”

With love comes trust. Paul D sees the trees as something he can trust, something you can go to when you need reassurance or support. Trees are also become a sign to a second life for him especially when the Cherokee directed him to follow the blossoming trees all the way up to Cincinnati and […]

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The Book Beloved by Toni Morrison

The words of Toni Morrison were engraved in my mind like a bible is to a priest. Not long ago, my AP Literature teacher, Mrs. Amanda Durfee, assigned the class a very intellectual and meaningful piece of writing, Beloved Toni Morrison. I can still picture the atmosphere of the classroom, the twinkling lights glistening overhead, […]

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The Bhagavad Gita Means the “Song of the Spirit”

The Mahabharata is an ancient Indian epic well known for its 18TH book, the Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita means the “Song of the Spirit” and contains dialogue between Sri Krishna and Prince Arjuna. In the book Arjuna is a leader of the Pandavas and is set to fight against the Kauravas to gain control […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Using Symbolism

“To Kill A Mockingbird” is a book that takes many turns which makes it not easy to put down. It is set in Maycomb, Alabama around the time where slavery still existed. The story is focused around a trial where Atticus Finch has chosen to defend a black man named Tom Robinson. When read at […]

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Is Odysseus a Good Leader Essay

A hero is a person that people idolize for their good works. A hero is a person people look up to and want to be. Odysseus is a hero. He fought and ended a war. Then as Odysseus and his men are on their way home they run into trouble multiple times and with Odysseus’s […]

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The Leadership Qualities of Beowulf

Hero’s is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.Beowulf was Epic poem about beowulf fighting three monsters and defeating two of them.The epic poem Beowulf describes the most heroic man of the Anglo-Saxon times. Beowulf is the hero He shows that he is a great man by always […]

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