• 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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  • "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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  • Speak Essay
    Noah Beygelman Mrs. Johnson February 14, 2013 English Honors Period 3 An Untold Story “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” (Maya Angelou) The novel Speak details the life story of Melinda Sordino, a freshman in high school, and how both the traumatic and happ...
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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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  • Speech on Importance of Planting Trees
    Praise be to Almighty Allah, the most merciful and compassionate creator who created a tree just from a tiny small seed and made that tree a blessing for mankind. May peace be upon Muhammad Sallah Alaihi Wassalam, the seal of prophets, who taught us how to cultivate and get our daily food from trees...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Letting Nature Speak
    Letting Nature Speak If you were walking in the woods and suddenly a tree started speaking to you, most likely you would either faint or start running the opposite direction. It would be pretty scary, to say the least. But nature does speak to everyone in a sense; we are just so busy with life that...
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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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  • 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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  • Speak to the Earth
    “Speak to the earth” Since ancient times Nature has served Man, being the source of his life. For thousands of years people lived in harmony with environment and it seemed to them that natural riches were unlimited. But with the development of civilization man`s interference in...
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  • Symbolization in Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
    Aranpreet Singh Ms. Ceci ENG 1D1-07 Speak In Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak, trees symbolize Melinda’s growth throughout her life to stay sane and pass the horrific time of her life. Depression is her first phase, when she starts to paint the trees that were hit by lightning. It is also...
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  • Theme of Speak
    Aleks D. 02.17.13 English Final Draft Theme of Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Do you know how traumatizing high school can be? For Melinda in “Speak”, the 9th grade is really hard for this character. You can better explore this by looking at the Theme. The theme is tha...
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  • Speak
    Explain how the title relates to the main plot of the story and explain how you know (At least three sentences.) 3. That everyone should have their turn to speak and be heard. As in this case Melinda needed to speak out to the police or someone after Andy Evans rapes her. Give at least one theme...
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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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  • Does Nobel Grow on Trees?
    DOES NOBEL GROW ON TREES? While broadcasting a speech, the Prime Minister addressed the nation that money does not grow on trees. It appears that this is a favourite phrase used by our Prime Minister. In fact, on an earlier occasion, he said in the same language when a delegation from Odisha a...
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