• Old story time
    Today's Jamaica seems overly preoccupied with the issues of class and colour. In Old Story Time Trevor Rhone mirrors a Jamaica struggling with the same subject in the Mid Twentieth century. Discuss these concerns of the play in detail making comparisons/contrasts to the current Jamaican and Caribbea
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  • Alicia my story, book summary
    The main character in this story is a Jewish girl named Alicia. When the book starts she is ten years old, she lives in the Polish town of Buczacz with her four brothers, Moshe, Zachary, Bunio, and Herzl, and her mother and father . The holocaust experience began subtly at first when the Rus
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  • Summary of hamlet
    Summary Of The Play Hamlet By: Amanda Wellman It's a story of murder, betrail, hatred all rapped up in one astonishing play. An amazing play in fact, one of which I thought was the best Shakespear ever wrote. There are some many different themes in the book. It a play that I would
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  • The time machine - plot summary
    H.G. Wells The Time Machine Mischel Figusch Englisch-LK Jg. 13 Plot Summary The novel begins with a dinner meeting at the Time Traveller's house. The present intellectual group, consisting of the narrator, a Psychologist, a Medical Man and a Provincial Mayor are discussing the t
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  • Old man and the sea summary
    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) Type of Work: Symbolic drama Setting North Coast of Cuba; early twentieth century Principal Characters Santiago, an old, weathered fisherman Manolin , a boy, Santiago's young fishing companion The Marlin, a gigantic fish
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  • Old enough to commit crime, too young to do time.
    What age defines a person as an adult? In some states, such as Texas, you are considered an adult at 17 years of age. Other state's juvenile systems make you liable to be tried as an adult at the age of 18. Law enforcement officials have been questioning the age of being tried as an adult for the
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  • A very old man with enormous wings short story written in 1968
    A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings'' is a short story written in 1968 and has a style known as ‘‘magic realism;'' which is associated with its author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This style combines realistic, everyday details with elements of fantasy, confusing th
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  • A summary of west side story
    West Side Story The drama/musical, which parodies the story of Romeo & Juliet, takes place in a city of New York, probably in the early 50's late 40's. It is a tale of two rival gangs, which despises the other in a vicious circle of hate. Riff leader of the Jets; a group mainly of Polish origi
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  • Comparing jane eyre (an old style story) to kes (a new style story)
    <center><b>Comparing Two Extracts From Novels From Point Of View Of Language And Punctuation</b></center> <br> <br>‘Jane Eyre' is a book set further back in time and the language used in it is more ‘old style', eg. ‘And if I were in your place I should dislike her.' In modern language we would sa
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  • A time to kill: summary 3
    A summary: Two white men, Billy Ray Lobb and Pete Williard rape the 10-year-old black girl Tonga. Everybody in the town is upset with the incident and the two men are found quickly and brought into jail. At the bail hearing Tonga's father, Carl Lee Hailey, shoots the two rapists and now the town is
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  • The old man and the sea summary
    Santiago, an old fisherman, has gone eighty-four days without catching a fish. For the first forty days, a boy named Manolin had fished with him, but Manolin's parents, who call Santiago salao, or "the worst form of unlucky," forced Manolin to leave him in order to work in a more prosperous boat. Th
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  • A time to kill: summary 2
    Closing summations are usually a time reserved to revisit the major points of a lawyer's case. It is the last chance for him to prove his point, to compel the jury, to allow those twelve individuals to see the case through his own eyes. In the case of Carl Lee Hailey, Jake Brigance effectively uti
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  • The story of usher summary and relationship to themes
    The story begins on one "...dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year...." From the very beginning, the reader, as a result of Poe's imagery, is aware of a sense of death and decay. Even the narrator, Roderick's childhood companion, describes "a sense of unbearable gloom [which] pervad
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  • Old time friends no more
    Old Time Friends No More As you grow up, you learn about yourself and the people around you. You find what fits you and what doesn't. As a child you find that most anyone can be your friend. You can go anywhere and find someone to play with and befriend. What happens when you grow up? You close you
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  • The notebook: a story that surpasses time
    The Notebook: A Story that Surpasses Time Love stories have been made into great and not so great movies since the beginning of motion pictures. The pattern is usually the same in each movie, but for some reason people are drawn to them. The Notebook is another love story, but the dual plot and la
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  • A very old man with enormous wings: short story
    Marquez explores both the natural and the supernatural in his short story, "A very Old Man with Enormous Wings." Although the plot revolves around the character of a winged man who has fallen to earth, the story's main focus is not on the angel, but on the folks surrounding him. As the story g
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  • 1984: Summary and reactions
    1984: Summary and Reactions Summary Chapter 1 and 2 We are introduced to Winston Smith the main character of the story. Works at Ministry of truth. Ministry of truth is one of four government buildings in destroyed London, the main city of Airstrip One, a province of Oceania. Year is 1984 and
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  • Judith guest's "ordinary people": summary
    Judith Guest's "Ordinary People": Summary Ordinary People by Judith Guest is the story of a dysfunctional family who relate to one another through a series of extensive defense mechanisms, i.e. an unconscious process whereby reality is distorted to reduce or prevent anxiety. The book opens with
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  • Gulliver's travels: summary
    Gulliver's Travels: Summary Many of the critics who have critiqued Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels have used the word extraneous more then once. Swift was viewed as an insane person who was a failure in life. But this is far from the truth. Swift wrote Gulliver's Travels, a book that has b
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  • Carson mccullers' the member of the wedding: summary
    Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding: Summary The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers is the story of an adolescent girl who triumphs over loneliness and gains maturity through an identity that she creates for herself in her mind. It is with this guise that twelve year old Frankie A
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