"Full Summary Of The Novel The Room On The Roof" Essays and Research Papers

  • Full Summary Of The Novel The Room On The Roof

    show a very strong influence from the social life in the hill stations at the foothills of the Himalayas, where he spent his childhood. His first novel, "The Room On the Roof", was written when he was 17 and published when he was 21. It was partly based on his experiences at Dehra, in his small rented room on the roof, and his friends. The "Room On the Roof" brought him the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over three hundred short stories, essays and novellas (including...

    Dehradun, Fiction, Landour 1015  Words | 3  Pages

  • Room on the Roof Summary

    boy he is attached to Rusty as Rusty is the only one who understands him. BOOK REVIEW ‘THE ROOM ON THE ROOF’ by Ruskin BondReviewed by Saurabh SinghIs it a adore relationship? Or we should call it a moving plot of love and friendship? The classic novel The Room on the Roof by Ruskin bond is in my opinion, a unique and gripping blend of these genres. Written in 1953, it is an epic teenager saga full of excitement, experience, happiness and friendship. The tale is set in Dehradun, focusing on Rusty...

    Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Landour 606  Words | 2  Pages

  • An Analysis of The Room on the Roof by Ruskin Bond

    The Room On The Roof written by Ruskin Bond The Room On The Roof Top is a story about a 16yr old boy-Rusty. Who himself is English but lives with his caretaker in DehraDun. His caretaker being a typical strict and shrewd guardian,imposes forced discipline on him. Somehow Rusty meets a bunch of Indian boys who become friends with him and together they explore the streets of Dehra. Living in a very enclosed environment, when Rusty gets involved in Indian festivals like HOLI and Diwali....he feels...

    Dehradun, India, Landour 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Novel Summary

    Marcavage 1 Colin Marcavage Mrs. Wenger CP English 11 15 December 2014 Novel Review In 1962, Ken Kesey published one of the most well-known and controversial novels of all time, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Ken Kesey was born on September 17, 1935 and raised in Springfield, Oregon. Kesey was a very intelligent young man who attended Stanford University and earned himself a scholarship to their writing program. However, Kesey was not the typical writer, he volunteered to be a test subject for...

    Chuck Palahniuk, Hospital, Involuntary commitment 2293  Words | 6  Pages

  • Novel Summary

    Novel Summary Animal Farm By George Orwell Orwell’s Animal Farm is a novel that tells the readers about animals which plot a rebellion against their master. When the animals take over the farm, they think it is the start of a better life. Their dream is of a world where all animals are equal and all property is shared. But soon the pigs take control and one of them, Napoleon, becomes the leader of all the animals. One by one the principles of the revolution are abandoned, until the animals...

    Alcoholic beverage, Animal Farm, George Orwell 917  Words | 3  Pages

  • THE ROOM ON THE ROOF

     THE ROOM ON THE ROOF This summer vacation visit your childhood days again. Simply delve into the worlds of Rusty and his gang of friends in the famous Rusty series penned by our very own, lovable-Ruskin Bond. The first in this series is ‘The Room On The Roof‘ which Bond himself wrote when he was only 17 years old. It was the story that got him fame and won him the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. While the entire series is promoted as predominantly children fiction, anyone can read the...

    1997 albums, A Story, Adolescence 672  Words | 5  Pages

  • Room on the Roof

    -CHILDREN’S DAY CONTEST ENTRY (BOOK REVIEW) 2011 GO TO HOME PAGE BOOK REVIEW ‘THE ROOM ON THE ROOF’ by Ruskin Bond Reviewed by Saurabh Singh Is it a adore relationship? Or we should call it a moving plot of love and friendship? The classic novel The Room on the Roof by Ruskin bond is in my opinion, a unique and gripping blend of these genres. Written in 1953, it is an epic teenager saga full of excitement, experience, happiness and friendship. The tale is set in Dehradun, focusing on Rusty...

    Book review, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship 581  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Room of One's Own Summary

    A Room of One's Own Summary Virginia Woolf, giving a lecture on women and fiction, tells her audience she is not sure if the topic should be what women are like; the fiction women write; the fiction written about women; or a combination of the three. Instead, she has come up with "one minor point--a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." She says she will use a fictional narrator whom she calls Mary Beton as her alter ego to relate how her thoughts on the lecture...

    Black-and-white films, Female, Gender 1718  Words | 5  Pages

  • Novel Room Analysis

    ROUGH DRAFT LUIS VILLENEUVE The novel Room written by Emma Donoghue focuses on the story of a mother who is kidnapped at the age of nineteen and ends up having a child with her kidnapper whom she names Jack. Her son is a special boy because he lives in an imaginary world created by her and is not aware of the existence of any other place but the room he lives in. As the story progresses both are rescued from their captivity but find it difficult to adapt to this new world. Jack’s mother however...

    Anxiety, Emma Donoghue, Life 1250  Words | 5  Pages

  • SUMMARY OF NOVEL FUNNY BOY

    FUNNY BOY Pigs Can't Fly The first part of the novel begins with the spend-the-days, in which the grandchildren congregate at Ammachi and Appachi’s home. Arjie and his female cousins, as usual, play their game of “bride-bride,” which is interrupted when their cousin Tanuja (Her Fatness) refuses to indulge Arjie’s desire to be bride. The adults ultimately discover their game, and one uncle tells Arjie’s father “you have a funny one here” (14). Arjie is no longer allowed to play with the girls....

    Family, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Northern Province, Sri Lanka 1834  Words | 5  Pages

  • Autobiographical Elements of the Room on the Roof

    Summary  Room on The Roof is the first novel by Ruskin Bond .   It is the story of Rusty who is a 16 year old boy. After his parents died he was living with his English Guardian. He was quite unhappy with the ruthless ways and strict rules of his Guardian and decides to break-free one day. So he goes to nearby market and makes many friends and starts living there.   He discovers life is not that easy and he has to face a number of challenges that are waiting for him Ruskin Bond in his first venture...

    Dehradun, Fiction, Kasauli 662  Words | 2  Pages

  • Novel

    2.1 Background Novel is a long prose narrative that describes fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story. In general, novels consist of many different genres, such as adventure, science fiction, family, fantasy, and so on. In this paper, I will analyze a novel titled 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea. I analyze this novel because this novel has a genre of adventure, and I like everything related to an adventure, particularly an adventure under the sea. This novel tells about a very...

    Captain Nemo, Character, Fiction 616  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summary on the Novel 'the Alchemist'

    The Alchemist- responding to the novel 1- The novel is based on 19th-20th century, Santiago, the shepherd lives out in the fields with his sheep. He goes from Andalusia, Spain to Tangier, from Tangier he travels to the Saharan oasis Al-Fayoum. The impact of the time setting in this novel is the fact that religion is very strong amongst the people. We as readers come across this time setting and setting (location) itself has an impact on the behavior of the characters we come across as we come...

    Desert, Grammatical person, Literary theory 1508  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Room on the Roof

    had to deal with the trauma of the past. This admired contemporary writer has grown up, and through her writings, it is evident that she is still trying to understand and live with the "silence" which her blood relations bestowed upon her. A Room on the Roof displays the innate tension when prejudice, misunderstanding and fear that arises when not knowing, and questioning what is known to ones self. It seems that individuals adopt thinking, values and beliefs of those around them, which is primarily...

    Antagonist, Culture, Interpersonal relationship 529  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary

    1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS The Spare Room Kathryn Lomer Teachers’ Notes ISBN: 978 07022 3477 4 / AU$18.95 Summary Structure Characters Discussion Drama About the Author 2 2 2 3 4 4 These notes may be reproduced free of charge for use and study within schools but they may not be reproduced (either in whole or in part) and offered for commercial sale. Staff House Road St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia PO Box 6042 St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia Ph: (+61 7) 3365 2606 Fax: (+61 7) 3365...

    Australia, Brisbane, Post office 1331  Words | 5  Pages

  • novel

    Consider Sea of Poppies as a historical novel Indian English novel writing shares a literary community. For instance, during 1930s, novelists like Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao and R K Narayan had ‘Gandhi’ as a shared literary, philosophical and cultural influence. Then post-independence period of novel writing portrays the partition fiction and subsequently the trauma. The decade of 1980s onwards, novels are exhibiting the political scenario of the nation either it is by Rohinton Mistry or novelists...

    Amitav Ghosh, Fiction, Fiction writing 2572  Words | 6  Pages

  • Summary

    Summary== Colonel Herncastle, an unpleasant former soldier, brings the Moonstone back with him from India where he acquired it by theft and murder during the [[Siege of Seringapatam]]. Angry at his family, who shun him, he leaves it in his will as a birthday gift to his niece Rachel, thus exposing her to attack by the stone's hereditary guardians, who, legend says, will stop at nothing to retrieve it. Rachel wears the stone to her birthday party, but that night it disappears from her room. Suspicion...

    Birthday party, Black-and-white films, Iggy Pop 1517  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summary of the Film "The Smartest Guys in the Room"

    ‘Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room’ Frauds and financial scandals in the business world were before an Enron’s case and will be after it. That’s in human nature. But a chain of events lead to an enormous shock on the Wall Street and went down in history as one of the biggest business scandals. For a long time sequence of events was a basis for articles and books, documental films and analytic researches. Specialties were retold and discussed by analytics. It was real human tragedy. The film...

    Andrew Fastow, Enron, Enron Energy Services 2046  Words | 6  Pages

  • Alain Robbe-Grillet and the Secret Room

    Alain Robbe-Grillet and The Secret Room On page 2032 of the class's anthology, there is a work by Alain Robbe-Grillet entitled "The Secret Room". What interests me about this work is that I thought that this topic or story is deep and hard to get the idea. So, I wanted to know about Alain Robbe-Grillet and wanted to get the idea. In this connection, the question that I want to research is who Alain Robbe-Grillet is and what is this story about. First of all, Robbe-grillet, he was born in Brittany...

    Character, Fiction, Literature 940  Words | 3  Pages

  • Novel

    city and; 2. It brought him great joy, after enduring so much suffering, because his first novel Noli Me Tangere came off the press in March, 1887. Idea of Writing a Novel on the Philippines * His reading of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, w/c portrays the brutalities of American slave-owners and the pathetic condition of the unfortunate Negros slaves, inspired Dr. Rizal to prepare novel that would depict the miseries of his people under lash of Spanish tyrants. * In a reunion...

    Chief of police, Fiction, Harriet Beecher Stowe 1503  Words | 5  Pages

  • Novel Summary For Mullticultural Lit Comp

    Book Review for the novel assignment- Multi-cultural lit/Comp Title of Book: The Stranger Author: Albert Camus From whose Point of View is the novel written? This story was written in first person narration. The stranger forces readers to experience the same uncertainties. List Four Characters and explain their importance or significance to the novel as a whole. (At least four detailed sentences for each character are needed. Mention character traits!) 1. Meursault: The protagonist and...

    Absurdism, Albert Camus, Character 743  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of Jane Eyre

    SUMMARY OF JANE EYRE All fiction has its autobiographical roots, spreading through in the case of JANE EYRE. It is important therefore to have an idea of the life of the author to get a better appreciation of the novel and the times in which it is set. This is particularly so of the Brontë’s sisters, Charlotte and Emily, who had written the early Victorian novels from the point of view women. The Brontë sisters have therefore had a tremendous...

    Bildungsroman, Byronic hero, Charlotte Brontë 1373  Words | 4  Pages

  • Novel

    A novel is a long prose narrative that describes fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story, usually. The genre has historical roots in the fields of medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter, an Italian word used to describe short stories, supplied the present generic English term in the 18th century. Further definition of the genre is historically difficult. The construction of the narrative, the plot, the relation to reality, the...

    Character, Fiction, History of literature 1265  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summaries and Review the Novel Eden Close by Anita Shreve.

    Summaries and review the novel Eden Close by Anita Shreve. Eden close is the first novel by acclaimed romance author, Anita Shreve. In this novel, Andrew returns to his childhood home to bury his mother and prepare the house for sale. The more time Andrew spends in this home he has rarely visited in nineteen years, the more memories of his childhood flood his mind. Many of these memories centre on Eden close, his childhood friend and neighbour. Eden was blinded the summer Andrew left for college...

    A Story, Affection, Anita Shreve 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • 1984 George Orwell Book Summary

    Jacky Zou Book Summary and Analysis 1984 George Orwell In 1984 by George Orwell, Winston Smith, a low-ranking member of the Party in London located in the nation of Oceania, faces a life of oppression and control. The Party watches Winston and everyone else through “telescreens” and displays their seemingly all-knowing leader, known as Big Brother, on the telescreens. The Party is also forcing a language called Newspeak, which prevents political rebellion by removing all words related to the...

    Big Brother, Emmanuel Goldstein, George Orwell 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • Full

    01719-125655 E-mail: ashim06@yahoo.com My objective is to build up a career, which is not merely a means of living but rather a means for making life meaningful and satisfying. I want to be associated with a dynamic workforce and work to the full potential that amplifies my inner qualities as well as professional expertise leading to a structured career expansion. Career Objective: Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (HSC): Rajshahi Board. Result : CGPA: 2...

    Bangladesh, Bengali language, Dhaka 420  Words | 4  Pages

  • Novel

    New Yorker editor, and lifelong Dickens reader, gives us the 10 best books from the master. For more on the book, check out our Q&A with Gottlieb. Charles Dickens left us fifteen novels, and in an ideal world everyone would read all of them. (Well, maybe not – Barnaby Rudge is a tired and tiresome historical novel that the young Dickens kept putting off writing until contractual obligations forced him to finish it.) His first published book was Sketches by Boz – a collection of short pieces that...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, David Copperfield 912  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of the Novel Kanthapura by Raja Rao

    Raja Rao’s first novel Kanthapura (1938) is the story of a village in south India named Kanthapura. The novel is narrated in the form of a ‘sthalapurana’ by an old woman of the village, Achakka. Kanthapura is a traditional caste ridden Indian village which is away from all modern ways of living. Dominant castes like Brahmins are privileged to get the best region of the village whereas Sudras, Pariahs are marginalized. The village is believed to have protected by a local deity called Kenchamma. Though...

    Ahimsa, Caste system in India, Fiction 682  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Red-room in Jane Eyre

    Amster Final Paper The Red-room in _Jane Eyre_ It is not rare to encounter effective and incisive uses of space within nineteenth century literature. The famous novel _Jane Eyre_ by Charlotte Brontë is one of the finest examples of a fictional work with profuse uses of space in the period. The red-room in which the little Jane Eyre is locked as a punishment for her panicky defense of herself against her cousin John Reed is the first noteworthy use of space in the novel. Not only does it signify to...

    Byronic hero, Gothic fiction, Jane Eyre 1101  Words | 4  Pages

  • novel

    goldings William Golding was born September 19, 1911, in Saint Columb Minor, Cornwall, England. In 1935 he started teaching English and philosophy in Salisbury. He temporarily left teaching in 1940 to join the Royal Navy. In 1954 he published his first novel, Lord of the Flies. In 1983, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. On June 19, 1993, he died in Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England. While Golding was mainly a novelist, his body of work also includes poetry, plays, essays and short stories...

    Brave New World, Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451 2065  Words | 5  Pages

  • Summary and comment on “Catherine Morland’s Gothic Delusions: A Defense of Northanger Abbey”

     Summary and comment on “Catherine Morland’s Gothic Delusions: A Defense of Northanger Abbey” Summary: Jane Austen’s success or failure when introducing the Gothic burlesque into her heroine Catherine’s life, in Northanger Abbey, has been long debated. Most of the critics agree that the author did not get to join the burlesque element with the protagonist experiences successfully. Many of them also claim that if she had analysed and revised it as much as she did with Sense and Sensibility and...

    Bath, Somerset, Gothic fiction, Jane Austen 1305  Words | 6  Pages

  • Analysis of a Room

    and night. Or the feeling of always living in fear and knowing that the next day just might not come? In the novel Room by Emma Donoghue, a little boy named Jack and his 'Ma' are stuck in an endless circle of constant fear and living in the unknown. Jack and Ma are trapped inside room. A place where Jack calls home, but where Ma calls a prison. This novel is truly inspiring. In the novel Room one of the main characters is Jack's mother who he calls Ma. I believe that I relate and closely identify with...

    English-language films, First-person narrative, Novel 1763  Words | 4  Pages

  • Novel

    ------------------------------------------------- Novel Interaction Technology – Coursework 1 Objectives * Age range 4-7 * Educate them how to match animals with their names in fun and enjoyment environment. Introduction Text Methodology Our flow chart starts with a welcoming screen. Next and by using fiducial symbols, user will be able to move on to the next screen. This screen will show a picture of an animal and asks you to find out the name of this animal. If you...

    Interface, Kinetic user interface, Object-oriented programming 1316  Words | 7  Pages

  • Review of the Novel

    Summary of The Alchemist About Novel:- The Alchemist is a great novel written by “Paulo Coelho”. It was first originally published in Portuguese language in 1988 by Editora Rocco and in English language it is published 1993. Because the author is Brazilian and Portuguese in national language of Brazil that’s why he first originally write that novel in Portuguese language. This novel is “An Allegorical Novel” and it has been translated in at least 72 languages and 140 million copies are sold around...

    Alchemy, Dream, Novel 1695  Words | 4  Pages

  • giovanni's room

    ESSAY ABOUT GIOVANNI’S ROOM OF JAMES BALDWIN To a short introduction, I’m goint to talk about one of the most meetings black writers, this black was met by his great novels for first half of 20th century. James Baldwin was a black writer, he was born in Harlem. During this time, Baldwin also had a love affair with a man named Lucien Happersberger, an experience upon which he must have drawn for Giovanni's Room. The two became very close, but after several years, Lucien married a woman. Baldwin...

    Black people, Character, Fiction 1258  Words | 3  Pages

  • Violence and Summary Socrates

    compassionate and persuasive. Once he only acted on impulse, but now he reasons out what is right and what is wrong. He tries to do the right thing, and he guides others to make the right decisions through questions and rebuttals. "Crimson Shadow" Summary The novel begins with the main character, Socrates Fortlow, going outside into the alley beside his home. Socrates is investigating why Billy, an old rooster Socrates considers his friend, is not crowing this morning. The sun is just coming up, and Socrates...

    Black people, Crime, Do the Right Thing 2261  Words | 6  Pages

  • Lumber Room

    Tatiana Pavlova 2 ATM, IV year Text Analysis The Lumber Room (by H.Munro) The story tells about a little orphan Nicholas who was trusted to his tyrannical and dull-witted aunt. One day Nicholas was “in disgrace”, so he duped his Aunt into believing that he was somehow trying to get into the gooseberry garden, but instead had no intention of doing so but did sneak into the Lumber Room. There a tremendous picture of a hunter and a stag opened to him. Soon his aunt tried to look for the boy and...

    Lumber, Lumber room, The Whole Story 1713  Words | 5  Pages

  • Summary Aztlan

    Summary ©2014 eNotes.com, Inc. or its Licensors. Please see copyright information at the end of this document. Summary directup Summary (Magill's Survey of American Literature, Revised Edition) Heart of Aztlán is the second novel in a trilogy begun with Bless Me, Ultima and concluded with Tortuga. Each of the novels involves a seer, a spiritual guide to help the characters deal with the problems they face and to help structure the spiritual wholeness, peace, and harmony that bring them...

    All rights reserved, Copyright, Gang 1213  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dracula Summary

    Dracula Summary Dracula is an epistolary novel, meaning that is composed from letters, journal and diary entries, telegrams, and newspaper clippings. Jonathan Harker, Mina Murray (later Mina Harker), and Dr. Seward write the largest contributions to the novel‹although the writings of Lucy Westenra and Abraham Van Helsing constitute some key parts of the book. The novel is meant to have a slightly journalistic feel, as it is a harrowing account supposedly written by the people who witnessed the...

    Abraham Van Helsing, Count Dracula, Dracula 1037  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Lumber-Room

    The analysis «The Lumber Room» The text under analysis is written by an outstanding British novelist and short story writer Hector Munro. Hector Hugh Munro (December 18, 1870 – November 13, 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, was a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged...

    Clan Munro, Fiction, Saki 1987  Words | 5  Pages

  • Montana summary

    Summary of Montana Chapter One and Prologue The novel Montana was written by Larry Watson. In the prologue, the author writes the reason why he wrote this story and the main plot of this story. From chapter one, we can know that the family lived in Mercer Country, Montana. The author himself is an inward boy but wants to go outside to satisfy himself. His father, Wesley, has broken legs and is a sheriff. His mother, Gail, is an urban woman who wants to move out of this small town and wants...

    American television actors, Family, Father 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Room Full of Angels

    Room Full of Angles The short-story “Room Full of Angles” is written in the 90’s by the author Mike Benson. He throws us directly into the story “as my stomach reached my throat…” (P.60, l.1-2) Often you get an introduction to the story you are reading, because it is a good way to attract the listeners’ attention. The beginning in Mike Benson’s story is called “In media-res”. Especially it’s important to know that the story is written by a first person-narrator; this means that we have to be...

    Consciousness, Drug addiction, Fiction 812  Words | 2  Pages

  • Of Mice and Men Book Summary

    shoulders, pale eyes, slow moving and awkward. He has a mild mental disability and therefore acts childish and has an innocent air about him. He gets George out of work frequently, but is almost blindly devoted to his friend. (FOIL of George) Plot Summary : George and Lennie are headed to the ranch where they are supposed to start work the next day. The bus driver dropped them off quite a ways from their intended destination (George complains about this later) so they have to walk the rest of the way...

    John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Soledad, California 2083  Words | 6  Pages

  • A Room with a View

    How the contrasts in character relationships contribute to the important theme in this novel of social conventions versus the truth to one’s nature. The main contrast in the novel, A room with a view by E.M. Forster, is the contrast between the settings in England and Italy. The main character, Lucy Honeychurch, is a total different person in Italy than in England. In England she is quiet, listens to her mother and niece; in other words she commits to social convention. She acts as the public expects...

    A Room with a View, Character, Convention 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary: Oliver Twist

    Summary: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Oliver Twist is the name of the second novel written by one of the greatest British authors of all the time, Charles Dickens, and one of his best-loved stories. He also tried through this novel to make people aware of the social evils of the day. Because of these reasons Oliver Twist has become a classic story, which is studied in every English school and other places among the world. The story takes place during the period of the Industrial Revolution...

    Bill Sikes, Charles Dickens, Fagin 1076  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Room with a View Essay

    Italy Enables Lucy to Change and Become Her Own Individual in A Room With a View Lucy is presented with an opportunity to become her own person and look at things differently in Italy. This concept is used throughout the novel A Room With a View by E.M. Forster, in which a young girl named Lucy is able to see the world with a different eye and become a new person. She is surrounded with a culture and way of life that is much different than the one she is used to back at home. The free and open...

    Bourgeoisie, E. M. Forster, Florence 1325  Words | 4  Pages

  • Room Essay

    Hum 482 Room Essay The novel Room by Emma Donoghue features a woman, Ma, who was kidnapped and put into a room by her abductor. While in the room she had a child, Jack, and managed to raise him for five years without leaving the room. After five years, Ma and Jack create a successful escape plan. Once they are outside of room, Jack is overwhelmed by everything and has a hard time differentiating what is real vs. what is made up. Prior to escaping, the room was Jacks entire life, and he loved being...

    Family 1536  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summary

    Summary [icon] | This section requires expansion. (March 2012) | During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank received a diary as one of her presents on her 13th birthday. She began to write in it on June 14, 1942, two days later, and twenty two days before going into hiding with her father Otto, mother Edith, older sister Margot, and another family, Hermann van Pels, his wife Auguste, and their teenage son Peter. The group went into hiding in the sealed-off upper rooms of...

    Anne Frank, Anne Frank House, Fritz Pfeffer 2180  Words | 5  Pages

  • Green Roofs

    Helgeson Green Roofs are they worth it? GS1200 Natural History of Illinois September 29, 2008 Dr. Linda Vick Green Roofs, Why Bother? When we think of a roof we think of something that protects and covers the top of a building or structure. But now days, there is more possibilities for the use and function of a roof top. It is called a Green Roof. A green roof is creating a rooftop that is covered with plants, grasses or small shrubs, trees, and soil. Green roofs help save energy...

    Concrete, Global warming, Green roof 1562  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century

    The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century ( A Brief Summary of the first three lectures) 1- The first half of the eighteenth century marks the rise of a new literary genre: works of prose called today ‘novels’. 2- The novel has its roots in the short tales of the middle and Elizabethan ages, like romances and other adventure stories. 3- Romances- also called “French romances”- are fictitious, fanciful stories in prose about knights and their...

    Character, Daniel Defoe, Individualism 1945  Words | 5  Pages

  • Novel Summary

    dozes off. The next day, Mildred remembers nothing about her attempted suicide and denies it when Montag tries to tell her about it. She insists on explaining the plot of the television parlor “family” programs that she watches endlessly on three full-wall screens. Uninterested in her shallow entertainments, Montag leaves for work and finds Clarisse outside walking in the rain, catching raindrops in her mouth—she compares the taste to wine. She rubs a dandelion under her chin and claims that if...

    Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451, Fictional firefighters 643  Words | 2  Pages

  • Stream of Consciousness Novel

    by philosopher William James in his book Principles of Psychology (1890) to describe the uninterrupted flow of perceptions, memories and thoughts in active human psyche. As a literary term, however, it denotes a certain narrative technique used in novels in which the narrator records in minute but somewhat abstract way whatever passes through his or her conscious mind. The socalled ‘stream of consciousness’ in a work of prose fiction is usually rendered a proper and viable narrative form which is...

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Fiction, Literature 1102  Words | 3  Pages

  • Green Roof

    don’t know what green roof is. So, what it is? A green roof is not a surface painted green, it is a living surface of plants growing in a soil layer on top of the roof. A thinner or thicker soil layer is spread over the roof membrane itself, sometimes with a protective root barrier, often with a drainage layer underneath. On the substrate, draught-tolerant species of plants are grown. Roof vegetation like this one doesn’t at all damage the waterproofing membrane of the roof. In fact it protects it...

    Green roof, Roof, Roof garden 2158  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Secret Garden Summary

    Paris for two years, where their two sons were born, before returning to the United States to live in Washington D.C. There she began to write novels, the first of which That Lass o' Lowries, was published to good reviews. The publication of Little Lord Fauntleroy in 1886 made her a popular writer of children's fiction, although her romantic adult novels written in the 1890s were also popular. She wrote and helped to produce stage versions of Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Little Princess. Burnett...

    Frances Hodgson Burnett, Marsha Norman, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary 1858  Words | 5  Pages

  • Executive Summary

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Project Summary Hurricane Apartments LLC is the proposed new construction of 280 rental apartments and 3 retail stores. The subject will consist of 150 one bedroom and 130 two bedroom units. In-unit amenities at the property include: central heat and air conditioning, a frost-free refrigerator with icemaker, a dishwasher, a self-cleaning oven/range, and a full-size washer/dryer set. Common amenities include: 24 hour doorman concierge, health and fitness center, children’s...

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  • Rooms and Main Office

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