• Truffla Trees
    The Truffula Trees In my English class we read the story called “The Lorax” by Dr.Seuss which is an example of an allegory. An allegory is an extended metaphor. In this story by Dr.Seuss a child wants to know what happened to all the Truffula trees so he journeys to the Once-ler’s for he was
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  • life in trees
    J.C. Bose, the great Indian scientist, has proved that trees have life as do the animals and humans. They feel and react but rave no language or tongue to express their feelings. Only if they had the power of speech, they would express themselves in much the same way as we do. Leaves would...
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  • The Bean Trees
    The Bean Trees Taylor (born Marietta) grew up in Pittman, Kentucky, a small rural town where families "had kids just about as fast as they could fall down the well and drown," and a boy with a job as a gas-meter man was considered a "high-class catch." She needs to get out to get ahead and to avoi
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  • Speak
    Lessons Learned There are many lessons that can be learned from Speak, mainly because a lot of the things Melinda, the main character, felt about are experiences that many teenagers have learned in high school. For example if you are not in a group or clan of some sort, you are an outcast and yo
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  • Bees and Pear Trees: Janie’s Unchanging Concept of Love
    Love is different for each and every person. For some, it comes easy and happens early in life. For others, such as Janie in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, it happened much later in life after two unsuccessful marriages. Janie’s grandmother, Nanny raised Janie to be attracted
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  • "Speak" Essay
    Alex Volkov Per. 3 English “Speak” Essay Melinda escaped her tough times by going to her art class. She was assigned to draw and sculpt trees. Her art had a really strong connection with her personal feelings throughout the book. Melinda goes through tough times and her problems show in he
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  • The Bean Trees
    The Bean Trees By Barbara Kingsolver ONE The One to Get Away I have been afraid of putting air in a tire ever since I saw a tractor tire blow up and throw Newt Hardbine’s father over the top of the Standard Oil sign. I’m not lying. He got stuck up there. About nineteen people congregated d
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  • Speak and Write Correctly
    Project Gutenberg's How to Speak and Write Correctly, by Joseph Devlin Copyright laws are changing all over the world. Be sure to check the copyright laws for your country before downloading or redistributing this or any other Project Gutenberg eBook. This header should be the first thing seen when
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  • Speak Isu
    Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson ENG 1D0: Independent Study Unit By: Lexie Cooper Nov. 22, 2010 [pic][pic][pic][pic][pic] [pic] Table of Contents Essay..............................................................................................................1 Essay.........
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  • Speak Symbolism
    In the book we are doing much more than reading. Often a book only tells us a story ; Anderson uses her book Speak to give a first person view of a terrible event. In the story, trees are used to show what Melinda goes through and how important the motif can be to a story. Melinda starts off bei
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  • Speak and the Breadwinner: Coming of Age in Literature
    There comes a time in everyone’s life when they reach the point where they are no longer children, but adults. The transition from a child into a young adult is referred to as “the coming of age,” or simply growing up. Certain children reach this stage through a tragic, painful event, which
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  • Should Trees Have Standing
    The environment, including all its natural objects, is a sensitive structure; people can damage it easily. In society today, many people view the environment as resources that are free for the taking, or disregard it as unimportant. People’s worldview towards nature and the environment is often
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  • Speak Essay
    Chris Webb Period 8 12/2/10 Essay 3 Speak Essay Speak is an inspirational story of a young girl struggling to manage her teenage life. Melinda, the protagonist of the book, transformed from a withdrawn girl to a outgoing one. Melinda changed dramatically from the beginning of the book to th
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  • The Beauty of the Trees
    “The Beauty of the Trees” Imagine a place with giant trees, tall bluffs overlooking the ocean, and green water lapping on the rocks below. The wind is cool and moist, the aroma of sea foam and grass fill the air, and water as far as the eye can see. Imagine this place and you have the Pacif
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  • Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
    Melinda Sordino was raped by Andy Evans at a party during summer in August. She called the police but she was too shocked and scared from the event that she couldn’t say anything to the woman on the phone. Someone from the party found out she called the police and told everyone. The police came an
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  • Artificial Trees
    Artificial trees: A green solution? | | |Carbon capture, in the form of "artificial trees" | | | But could these extraordinary machines help to mitigate our excessive burning of fossil fuels and its consequen
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  • Speak: Symbolism
    People experience symbolism every day. When you think of clouds, dreary or sad days come to mind, when you think of sunsets many people would think of the end or conclusion. In the book Speak by Laurie Anderson, almost everything Melinda does gives a deeper meaning. They may all seem like normal eve
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  • Bonding with Trees
    “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, s
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  • Critical Lense; Romeo and Juliet + Speak
    Stephen Covey, the author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, said, “while we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions”. This quote means we can do what we wish to, but we can’t decide what happens afterwards because of it. This applies to li
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  • Should Trees Have Standing
    From the reading, Should trees have standing, written by professor Christopher Stone in USC, analyzing and challenging the legal premise of nature should be treat as objects in the eyes under the law of rights. In the reading, the author argue the fundamental basis need to be rewritten for the destr
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