• Yesno
    A stunning and poignant account of an extraordinary teacher's determination never to abandon a child in need from the internationally bestselling author of ‘One Child’ and No. 1 bestseller ‘Ghost Girl’. Seven-year-old Venus Fox never spoke, never listened, never even acknowledged the presence of another...
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  • Beautiful Child Book Review
    Beautiful Child When I picked Beautiful Child off the bookshelf, I was expecting something a little different. I was prepared to read another run-of-the-mill book about child abuse, neglect, and the difficulties in saving one child from a horrific home life. However, I decided to read this book, even...
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  • One Child Book Report
    Book Report – One Child by Torey Hayden. In One Child, author and educator Torey Hayden retells the story of being a special educator in 1980. Placed in a small room with a diverse group of students, Torey Hayden is not your average educator. Her students call her by first name, she gets emotionally...
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  • Abused Girl Gets a Chance at a New Life
    a New Life In Torey Hayden's book, One Child, I met a child named Sheila. Sheila was a sad, abused, emotionally disturbed, and broken little girl. Six year old Sheila was headed for an empty life with a future in a state mental institution when she landed, by chance, in Torey Hayden's special education...
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  • Book Review-Ebd
    Book Review: Someone Else’s Kids by Torey Haden Book review: Hayden, T. L. (1981) Somebody else’s kids, New York, N.Y: Avon. Overview/Summary The biography is an one remarkable special education teacher’s account of how four children placed in her resource room...
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  • Beautiful Child
    unresponsive that Hayden searches for signs of deafness, brain damage or mental retardation. The author is relentless in her attempt to diagnose the cause of Venus's 'almost catatonic' state, which is punctuated by occasional violent outbursts. In this first–person narrative, Hayden also shares her own...
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  • Tiger's Child
    The book "The Tiger's Child" is about a woman named Torey Hayden and one of her students, Sheila. Torey is a teacher for disabled children. When Sheila was six years old she was sent to the school where Torey was working. Sheila had a very harsh childhood. At the age of four she was abandoned by her...
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  • Stout, Sacks, O'Brien Expository Writing Final Paper
    Even for only a few moments, the soldiers dissociate and use their mind’s eye to perceive their friend’s death differently. The narrator uses a beautiful description on Lemon who has just been blown off to attribute poetic meaning to this tragedy, which shows how the narrator and soldiers use their...
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  • Media Social Change
    psychologist named Zoltan Torey. Torey wrote to me not about blindness but about a book he had written on the brain-mind problem and the nature of consciousness. (The book was published by Oxford University Press as "The Crucible of Consciousness," in 1999.) In his letter Torey also spoke of how he...
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  • Robert Hayden’s "Those Winter Sundays": A Child’s Memory
    maturity. In Robert Hayden’s "Those Winter Sundays," the speaker is a man reflecting on his past and his apathy toward his father when the speaker was a child. As an adult the speaker has come to understand what regretfully had escaped him as a boy. Now he has learned to appreciate the form his father’s love...
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  • The Whipping=Evaluation=1200 W
    Upon reading Robert Hayden’s 1970 poem, “The Whipping” (1075), one may find themselves feeling very disturbed. The title is not subtle in hiding the fact that the plot of the poem is of a mother beating her son. The tone of the poem is very violent, and filled with a lot of anger...
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  • Belonging
    appreciative of his father and what he went through, and still have had provided what was best for him. ‘Feliks Skrzynecki’ by Peter Skrzynecki is about a child finding it complicated to adjust to the ways of their parents. A similar poem to that of ‘Feliks Skrzynecki’ is ‘Divorce’ by Michael Leunig. In this...
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  • Persuasive Essay
    My Beautiful Family Ryan H. Anderson COMM 105 April 15, 2010 Conrad Davies My Beautiful Family As a father, the past three years have been great for me. I have been truly blessed with two sons within that three year span. My oldest son’s name is William Richard Anderson. He is six...
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  • Robert Hayden
    writings address racial themes and depicts events in African-American history, he also wrote short poems that capture his own personal experiences. Hayden has an enormous amount of great poems and short stories, but as I read through many of them, I was touched by two specific poems that I felt I could...
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  • Xochiquetzal Essay
    Xochiquetzal By: Torey Goodin International Studies MW 1-2:15 The Aztec Goddess of flowers, dancing, games, fertility pregnant women, beauty, love, pleasure, earth, music, agriculture, flowers, marriage, women, weaving, changes, saints...
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  • St. Jude's Research Hospital - Persuasive Speech
    having trouble with the vision in his right eye causing him to see double. It was at this point, his mother knew there was a bigger issue at hand. Hayden was referred to an ophthalmologist for further testing. When the doctor examined Hayden’s eyes closely, he saw abnormal swelling and immediately ordered...
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  • Poetry Analysis Mt
    the fact that they have not taken wedding vows. The poem is written with a comedic voice, which is clear how he is so desperate to compare such a beautiful and vast idea of love and lust to something as small and insignificant as a flea. However, in the end this contrast does exactly what he intended...
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  • Hayden Carruth
    Hayden Carruth Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey is Hayden Carruth's most recent collection of works. Published in 1996, it reflects a dark, boozed washed view of the world throw the eyes of a 76- year-old man. His works reflect his personal experiences and his opinion on world events. Despite technical merit...
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  • Those Winter Sundays
    “Those Winter Sundays,” by Robert Hayden, is a beautiful poem. Hayden’s poem tells a grown man’s perspective of his father. In the poem it is clear that there is distance between them and little communication. But it is discovered at the end of the poem, that love is actually present. Although it is...
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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    discovered at an early age, and he was sent to Vienna to study under different teachers including Mozart and Hayden. There, Beethoven quickly adopted a reputation of a great piano player, a child prodigy. He gave his first public performance at the age of eight and published his first works at the age...
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