• The Welcome Table
    Garcia January 29, 2013 The Summary of “The Welcome Table & Country Lovers Through literature we are able to learn about different meanings and other human experiences. “Literature influences each individual differently” (Clugston, 2010). In Alice Walker’s short story “The Welcome Table,” it allowed...
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  • Anatomy and Physiology Ii
    Home : A&P and Other Stories : Study Guide : Character List A&P and Other Stories Characters by John Updike Character List Freddy "Ace" Anderson The protagonist of "Ace in the Hole." Ace is a profoundly depressed husband and father who reminisces frequently about his time as a high-school basketball...
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  • For Whom the Heart Beats
    of paranoia and mental deterioration. Poe does not take the time or energy, on purpose, to describe anything other than the finer story details as a way to amplify the killer’s, almost sick, obsession with specific and simple objects: the old man’s eye, the heartbeat, and possibly the most interesting...
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  • Summary of the Story
    Summary Of “Edgar Allan Poe’s Novel” “The Tell-Tale Heart” Table of Contents Chapter 1 1……………………………………………………..Settings 2…………………………………………………....Time/Place 3…………………………………………………….Characters 4…………………………………………………….Conflict 5…………………………………………………….Climax Chapter 2 …………………………………………………….Summary ...
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  • Good Manger
    Chapter 1 Summary Laura Chase is killed instantly in a car accident. Laura's sister must go to the morgue to identify the body, and readers are given an idea of the woman Laura's sister is. She is careful, deliberate, and knows that she must dress appropriately in case newspaper reporters are...
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  • High School
    I. Setting Place: Old Fashioned Mansion, River Heights Time: Dark Evening II. Characters Main Characters Nancy Drew – the main character in the story; a girl who saw a sign of the twisted candles. Secondary Characters a. Bess Marvin = friend of Nancy Drew b. George Fayne = friend of Nancy...
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  • View from castle rock/
    Questions. The View from Castle Rock. 1. Write a brief summary of the story. Andrews’s father took him through the castle on top of the rocks and told him the land over there is America. “One day you will see it closer and for yourself”- Old James, Andrews Father. As Andrew got older and had more understanding...
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  • Study Guide: the Founding of a Nation
    child of snow” (1972) Summary: A merchant often goes abroad. His wife became enamored of a young neighbor and had a child. She lied that the child is from the fall of snow. The merchant knew his wife’s betraying and planned to revenge. One day, the merchant took the fifteen year old boy with him abroad...
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  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor
    Chapter 3 - Nice To Eat You: Acts of Vampires Chapter Summary: -Ghosts and vampires are never only about ghosts and vampires. There’s a thin line between the ordinary and the monstrous. -Sex: Evil, lust, seduction, temptation, danger. Evil has been related to sex ever since the serpent tempted Eve...
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  • Paper
    Author: Jill Starishevsky with illustrations by Sara Muller ISBN: 978-0-9821216-0-3 Age for which the book is appropriate: Written for 3-to-10-year-olds Summary: My Body Belongs to Me speaks to children- it makes them mindful that when it comes to their bodies, there are limitations. It assures that it’s...
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  • New Testament
    ascension, and the continuation of His work in the world. Origin and Meaning of the Term “New Testament” Our Bible is divided into two sections : * Old Testament * New Testament The Greek word for “testament,” diaqhkh (Latin, testamentum), means “will, testament, or covenant.” New Testament or...
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  • Candide Review
    the desire for knowledge, she hurries to find Candide. They flirt and steal a kiss behind a screen. The baron catches them and banishes Candide. Summary: Chapter 2 Candide wanders to the next town, where two men find him half-dead with hunger and fatigue. They give him money, feed him, and ask him...
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  • The Law of Life by Jack London
    and/or effect in Jack London’s short story “The Law of Life.” To develop your analysis, feel free to make comparisons to other stories or to real-life situations you’ve experienced, witnessed, or heard about as long as they are relevant to your discussion of this story. Approaching the Assignment: I...
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  • sunlight on the grass revision booklet
    Short Stories AQA Anthology Revision Booklet English Literature Unit 1: Part A: Modern Prose The Examination This is worth 20% of the total GCSE It is 45 minutes of a 90 minute exam. You must answer ONE question. The question is in two parts: Part A:...
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  • Romeo + Juliet
    she kills herself, wanting to be with her lover through eternity. Their deaths, however, bring to a final close the age-old quarrel between the Capulets and Montagues.  SHORT SUMMARY (Synopsis)  ACT I  Years ago there lived in the city of Verona in Italy two noble families, the Montagues and Capulets...
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  • Holy Britannian Empire
    of publication 2. Who are the main character? About main character? (2-3 lines) 3. When was the story started? (Time: Future? Past? Present?) 4. Where? (location) - Setting 5. What happen in the story? (Plot) 6. Why should read it? (opinion) 7. Why enjoy it? 8. Do you recommend to people? Why? ...
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  • Of White Hairs and Cricket by Rohinton Mistry
    tuna he caught the day before which he had expected to use as bait. 15. When does he declare that the marlin is great? What does he decide at that time? The fish leaps into the air and Santiago sees that it is bigger than any he has ever seen. It is two feet longer than the skiff itself. Santiago...
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  • THE HANDMAIDS TALE, what is going on and where is the oppression?
    Summary: Chapter 1 The narrator, whose name we learn later is Offred, describes how she and other women slept on army cots in a gymnasium. Aunt Sara and Aunt Elizabeth patrol with electric cattle prods hanging from their leather belts, and the women, forbidden to speak aloud, whisper without attracting...
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  • Hung Tra
    RESEARCH PAPER THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA Written by Ernest Hemingway Film made by John Sturges (1958) 1.Summary of the book. The story about a battle between an old, experienced Cuban fisherman and a huge marlin. The old man has gone 84 days without catching a fish,and...
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  • My Antonia Summary
    Summary: Introduction The novel opens with an unnamed narrator recounting a train trip through Iowa the previous summer with an old friend named Jim Burden, with whom the narrator grew up in a small Nebraska town. The narrator recalls talking with Jim about childhood on the prairie, and then notes that...
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