• The White Tiger
    developed by indents - through pain and suffrage. In the novel, The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga explores the dark realities of India’s caste system with a story of a man who broke through the division. The quote by Helen Keller, “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial...
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  • Bryan's hunt
    Steven Newberry 12/18/2012 Period 6 Title: Brian’s Hunt Author: Gary Paulsen Protagonist: The protagonist in this story is Brian himself. He is about 16 years old. he is a very strong and spirited person. He has many obstacles come his way but his bravery helps him overcome the obstacles. Once he...
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  • English Essay-Short Stories
    “The success of any story depends on the way it is told” Storytellers use short stories to portray people, places and ideas in order to entertain and engage the audience’s interest. The success of any story depends upon the way is it told as to achieve its purpose the author intended. Composers of...
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  • Fools Crow
    Fool's Crow by James Welch is, among other things, a story of one boy's initiation into manhood, a tale that Joseph Campbell would call a "hero's quest narrative." At the beginning of the novel, White Man's Dog is eighteen years old but thinks he has little to show for himself, only three horses and...
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  • Eva Collider at Wonderroot
    Missouri on November 30, 1835. When Clemmons was four his family moved to Hannibal, Missouri, where he based most of his stories. In March 1847, when Samuel was eleven, his father died of pneumonia. The next year; he became a printer's apprentice. In 1851, he began working as a typesetter and contributor...
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  • Matty Doolin
    is too young to leave home - he must stay in the town and get a job in ship-building, like his father.  They also say he can't go on a camping holiday with his friends.  And they say he can't keep his dog, Nelson, because Nelson barks all day and eats his father's shoes. But it is because of Nelson...
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  • “the Red Pony” by John Steinbeck – Critical Analysis
    During his time, Steinbeck was one of the most accomplished writers and his literary works received massive popularity. Most of his novels and short stories were performed as plays on stage and that is one reason why he was among the best sellers during his era. One of his great accomplishments for his...
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  • Motivation
    Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Ishmael, Xing Xing, and Christopher all were shaped by their responses to external forces and the situations that they faced, and they had strong motivation behind the choices they made that affected their lives. Throughout the story A Long Way Gone, Ishmael...
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  • Of Mice and Men
    bad water. You are probably wondering what the relationship is between these two men. There are a lot of different possibilities. Are they brothers? Father and son? Friends? Can they really be friends if they are such complete opposites? What forces have brought them together and are keeping them together...
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  • EXAMS SEMESTER 1
    been given less than a year to live, but he chooses not to tell anyone so his senior year will be as normal as possible. This surprisingly humorous story tracks that final year as Ben goes out for football, finds romance, and realizes that his secret has a serious impact on others. Johnson, Maureen...
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  • Frankenkenstein
    Principal Ideas Chapter 1 Two days passed before the man was strong enough to talk and then the Capitan asked him to tell his story. ‘I am trying to catch someone’ said Victor Frankenstein. ’that is why I have to come so far north on the ice.’ ‘We saw you following someone’ the Capitan said. ‘He...
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  • Holocaust Essay
    Both stories that we either read, or heard were both inspirational, and eye opening. These survivors had amazing stories to tell, and both had a great ending. Elie and Gerda both survived the Nazi camps, but did it in different ways. Gerda survived with her imagination. She said, “If you were not...
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  • The Call of the Wind
    owners, dogs in the group, and with Spitz, which symbolizes the different kinds of authority that the character have. People in our society are all very divergent - starting with their appearances, knowledge, wealth, and all the way down to their characteristics and personalities. As the story goes...
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  • Sadia
    the world and their capital cities, likes dogs more than people, and knows every prime number up to 7,057. He finds his neighbor’s dog, Wellington, dead on her front lawn. Mrs. Shears, his neighbor, calls the police when she finds Christopher hugging the dead dog. The policeman asks Christopher a lot of...
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  • Birthday Letters
    moves at a very fast pace • Symbolic use of colour- white= death, illness, hospitals and fear. The Shot • 'God' is her father. her obsession with god • This story is built on Plath, she is the bullet being fired from her father= 'Your daddy had been........" • "alpha career"- her dad...
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  • J.R.R. Tolkien
    mind, Middle Earth. This was the playground in his mind that such vivid descriptions of fantasylands came from. It is the base of his most well known stories, where dreams are just the norm. <br> <br>J.R.R. may owe much of his success to his diverse beginnings. On April 16, 1891, Mabel Suffield and Arthur...
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  • Jack London's to Build a Fire
    Turley Summer 2013 Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” is a story about an unnamed man on a journey thru the Yukon alone in deadly cold conditions. He is followed by a wolf dog that is also unnamed. He is traveling to meet his boys at on old claim near Henderson Fork....
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  • Where the Red Fern Grows (Book Review)
    lives in the Ozark Mountains with his Mamma, Papa, and three sisters. Because of his passion for coon hunting, he secretly saves up for two hunting dogs, and names them "Old Dan" and "Little Ann". They go on countless adventures through the Cherokee country. Rawls writes, "A loving three-some, they...
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  • The Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
    message of self improvement can be taken to heart and applied to any individual's life. This statement holds true in the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, in which several of its characters follow this idea. Christopher had autism but, other than being some of the most...
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  • Explore the Ways in Which John Steinbeck Presents He Character of Lennie in ‘of Mice and Men’
    in ‘Of Mice and Men’ In this essay I am going to be writing about one of the main characters in John Steinbeck’s novella ‘Of Mice and Men’. The story portrays the travels and arising problems of two migrant workers who share an uncommon friendship for the time and environment in which the novella...
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