Donald Woods is an editor of the Daily Dispatch, a journal in East London, South Africa. One morning he gets news of a police raid in the black township Crossroads which lies in Cape Town. He also gets photos of the raid and he decides to print them although
A Separate Peace; Chapter Summaries
Chapter 1: The narrator (Gene) returns to the Devon School in New Hampshire,
that he graduated from 15 years earlier. He goes to a certain tree and switches
back to the past. Phineas dares everyone to jump from a branch in the tree into
the river. Phineas, and Ge
Scarlet Letter Chapter Summaries
The Prison Door
The first chapter pretty much sets the scene for the rest of the book. It describes a door, the door to the prison in seventeenth century Boston. The door is studded with iron spikes and is surrounded with overgrown weeds and one roseb
Tong Gui Shuen
S4 Science 1
They said Steve Biko was a man of violence; then why did he talk of peace? They said he wanted revolution; so why did he talk of friendship? They said he died of hunger; why was his body broken and bruised? This is the story of a man's fight with th
The following chapter summaries are mostly based on the McConnell & Brue text “Economics- 16th Ed.”
Details available at http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072819359/information_center_view0/
note .. arrow means “leads to,” “results in,” “causes”
Chapter 1 – The Nature
Lord of the Flies: Chapter Summary
Name: Thai Son
Teacher: Ms. Heather
Chapter 1: A plane evacuating British boys has been shot down in the Pacific. The boys have been ejected safely from the plane and have landed on a remote island. With no adult supervision, t
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta
Josephine Alibrandi is beginning a new school year as the vice-captain of St Martha’s school in Sydney. She promises to be good but already gets in trouble on the first day. Josie introduces herself to the reader as...
Cry freedom is a real life drama recorded as a movie. The movies main character is steve biko (played by the actor Denzel Washington), a man in his early thirties who has the ability to lead his people; the blacks againt the South African injustices. He’s most recognised poi
The book Cry, the Beloved Country is an interesting navel about apertide in South Africa. It talks about a man from a small village named Ndotsheni who travels to a large city to help his city. The theme of the movie Cry Freedom is a lot like the book. The movie is about a reporter who goes to South
I'm Not Scared CHAPTER SUMMARIES
CHAPTER 1: Main characters have a race, Maria hurts her leg. Barbara forced to complete a forfeit, Michele does it instead. Michele completes forfeit. Most of the main characters are talked about. Papa brings them a present of a model Gondola; Acqua Traverse i
- Gary is telling the story.
- Gary calls the coach "arks" because he can’t say ask.
- Gary's team is called the goonyas.
- Gary lives on the coast of S.A. in a country town.
- Carol Cockatoo is 1st Ruck and Gary is 2nd Ruck.
- Gary was becoming very popular in
Harper Lee; To Kill A Mockingbird
The story is narrated by a young girl named Jean Louise Finch, who is almost always called by her nickname, Scout. Scout describes her family's history and her town, Maycomb. She and her brother, Jem, are also introduced to
Will you please be quiet, please?
A waitress serves a fat man and is moved by the experience.
A couple house-sitting for neighbors are gradually taking over their neighbors’ lives. They begin to enjoy the feeling of voyeurism and beg
To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter Summaries
* The story begins with an injury: the narrator’s brother Jem got his arm broken when he was thirteen.
* While the arm is never quite as good as new, it doesn’t interfere with Jem’s mad football skills, so he doesn’t care much.
EDRD: Manual Summaries:
The Law: a command of the sovereign, each with its own set of rules from different sources and aims.
* Sovereign is any independent body with the authority to regulate society and backed by coercive enforcement
Underlying body of rules
FAST FOOD NATION CHAPTER SUMMARIES
“The whole experience of buying fast food has become so routine, so thoroughly unexceptional and mundane, that it is now taken for granted, like brushing your teeth or stopping for a red light. It has become a social custom as American as a small,
American Ethnicity and Pluralism
A Different Mirror: The Making of Multicultural America
Chapter Summaries 12-Author's Note
Chapter Summaries 12-Author's Note
America seemed ever promising to foreigners in other parts of the country in the early 1900's. America was called the promise land and
The opening sequence depicts a South African police raid on an illegal shanti-town. Quick cuts create a sense of chaos, panic and confusion as uniformed police bludgeon Africans who run in fear. Close up shots of a vicious barking police dog are juxtaposed against a terrified baby scr
Cry freedom is effective in illustrating the prominent issues in South Africa during the apartheid era through cinematic techniques. the film title itself is an immediate indication of the the restrictions placed upon freedom, and the deprivation of basic human rights and social justice in black soc
Chapter Summaries: 11-13
The chapter begins with author Sarah Addison Allen describing the old Mullaby, North Carolina. It had once been a farmland filled with pigs that they would use to slaughter for meat. A symbol of their town, the citizens of Mullaby started a tradition of sl