• Les Miserables
    editorial comment and address to the readers Plot The major plot involves Jean Valjean who is released from prison, and through the kindness of Father Myriel, becomes a new man. He gets a new name via association with Myriel and his obvious kindness and generosity to others and gradually builds a...
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  • Les Miserables
    wrong doing. Javert sees the law as an answer for everything, and no exception should be made regardless of how small the crime. The situation is complicated when Valjean takes upon himself the care of Cosette, as he feels responsible for the death of her mother. With Cosette, Valjean learns to love and...
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  • A Complicated Kindness Summary Sheet
    A Complicated Kindness Summary Sheet Core Mennonite Beliefs * First and foremost: Christians * Specific Mennonite philosophies * Non violence * No circumstances * Mennonites are exempt from going to war * Rejection of the world * Should focus on...
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  • Milo Talon Review
    Summary The story starts with a cowhand named Milo Talon meeting with a rich man named Jefferson Henry. Jefferson Henry hires Milo Talon to find a girl that had been “missing” for years. He meets a girl named Molly Fletcher in a restaurant, who seems to be a lot more involved in the fishy situation...
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  • Shakespeare Characters
    Summary Of Characters Macbeth Macbeth -  Macbeth is a Scottish general and the thane of Glamis who is led to wicked thoughts by the prophecies of the three witches, especially after their prophecy that he will be made thane of Cawdor comes true. Macbeth is a brave soldier and a powerful man, but he...
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  • Great Expectations
    like Great Expectations, depicts a process of maturation and self-discovery through experience as a protagonist moves from childhood to adulthood. Plot overview Pip, a young orphan living with his sister and her husband in the marshes of Kent, sits in a cemetery one evening looking at his parents’...
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  • Ap Lit Handbook
    argues against Creon his father in her defence * Ismene: Sister of Antigone scared to go against law and help bury Polynices their brother Plot Summary Oedipus was taken from the house of King Laius(who was told by an oracle that he was doomed to the hands of his son) as a baby and left in the...
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  • , Knklnln
    alienation. Contents [hide] 1 Plot summary 2 History 3 Writing style 4 Interpretations 5 Reception 6 Controversy 7 Attempted adaptations 8 Cultural influence 9 See also 10 References 10.1 Notes 10.2 Bibliography 11 Further reading 12 External links Plot summary [edit] The majority of the...
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  • In Iago, Shakespeare Has Created an Engaging and Complex Villain Who Governs the Actions of the Play. Discuss
    victims grasping for straws of reality amongst a bed of hoaxes. In order to understand how Iago operates one must first understand the play. In brief summary Othello is the story of a high ranking soldier who falls in love and elopes with his wife. His ensign Iago sets out to destroy Othello and his recently...
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  • Independent Study
    Indpendent Study Project Proposal Sheet By: Chelsea Boomhour September 21, 2012 Title of Novel: A Complicated Kindness Why did you choose to read this novel? I chose to read this novel because of a couple different reasons. I heard from a good friend of mine that she thought the novel was...
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  • A Brief Analysis of “the Curse of the Golden Flower” (2006)
    Kasaysayan 1 THV5 (TTh, 11:30-1:00) 2011-11368 Mrs. Eden M. Gripaldo, PhD. A Brief Analysis of “The Curse of the Golden Flower” (2006) I. Summary It is indisputable that the Chinese were once a powerful nation; their civilization was relatively advanced as compared to the other neighbouring...
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  • Essay About Gulliver's Travels
    CONTENTS: 1. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY 4 2. PLOT SUMMARY 6 3. MAIN CHARACTERS 8 4. MOTIVES and SYMBOLS 13 4.1. MOTIVES 13 4.2. SYMBOLS 15 5. SUMMARY 18 6. LITERATURE 19 1. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Jonathan Swift, son of the English lawyer Jonathan Swift the elder, was born in Dublin, Ireland, on November...
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  • Charles Dickens
    and thieves’ dens. He gives voice to those who had no voice, establishing a link between politics and literature with his social commentary. Plot Overview OLIVER TWIST IS BORN in a workhouse in 1830s England. His mother, whose name no one knows, is found on the street and dies just after Oliver’s...
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  • Essay
    that not even time could break" (2.34). You'll want to remember that. Amir's first word is "Baba." Hassan's is "Amir." The Kite Runner Chapter 3 Summary How It All Goes Down This chapter is more or less concerned with Amir's relationship with his father, Baba. Amir begins by telling some stories about...
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  • Book review-Far from The Madding Crowd
    Far From the Madding Crowd: Thomas Hardy PLOT SUMMARY This story starts off in Norcombe Hill. Gabriel Oak is a small time farmer with 200 sheep. One day he sees a wagon, with a beautiful woman inside, Bathsheba. He instantly falls in love with her. However he finds that she is quite vain but her...
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  • She Stoops to Conquer
    especially the alehouse, where he joyfully sings with members of the lower-classes. It is Tony's initial deception of Marlow, for a joke, which sets up the plot. * Mr. Hardcastle - The father of Kate Hardcastle, who is mistaken by Marlow and Hastings as an innkeeper. Hardcastle is a level-headed countryman...
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  • Great Expectations Summary
    Summary: Chapter 1 As an infant, Philip Pirrip was unable to pronounce either his first name or his last; doing his best, he called himself “Pip,” and the name stuck. Now Pip, a young boy, is an orphan living in his sister’s house in the marsh country in southeast England. One evening, Pip sits in...
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  • I Love Dogs
    angst-ridden as the rest of us, which earned them respect in my narcissistic adolescent brain. I tried to read Miriam Toews’ heartfelt A Complicated Kindness with that teenage epiphany in mind. Nomi Nickel is a Mennonite girl growing up in a small god-fearing Canadian community called East Village...
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  • 10 Things I Hate About You is a relocation of the Taming of the Shrew?
    10 Things I Hate About You simply The Taming of the Shrew relocated to high school? Gil Junger’s 10 Things I Hate About You is undoubtedly more complicated than a relocation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew into high school. The transformation of Shakespearean comedy into the ‘teen’ movie genre...
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  • Sir Philip Sidney: The Man with Confucianism and Taoism Qualities
    character in Chinese legend, and is praised by people ever after, for philanthropy is the core value of Confucianism. In the Confucius Analects, the word “kindness” is mentioned one hundred and five times, showing how significant this word stands in this school. Obviously, not only in the time Sir Philip Sidney...
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