• Home Reading Report Task
    And lastly, to Lisa Gardner, the author of “The Third Victim”, she is obviously the main reason why I chose this book since I got hooked on her story. It’s mysterious, intriguing, and psychologically thrilling. iii Table of Contents Book Cover …………………………………………………………………………………………………..ii Acknowledgement...
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  • Book Analysis on Undercover
    business trip. As the days grow shorter, Elisa worries that the increasingly urgent letters she sends her father won't bring him home. Like the undercover agent she feels she has become, Elisa retreats to a pond in the woods, where her talent for ice-skating gives her the confidence to come out from under cover...
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  • Mythology Film Review (Percy Jackson)
    5/31/12 Film Review Perseus Abound For this film review, I watched the film Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. It tells the story of Percy, son of Poseidon, and his quest to discover both who he is and who stole the mighty lightning bolt of Zeus. The film is aimed at families,...
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  • In Cold Blook Movie Review
    “In Cold Blood” Movie Review The main characters in this story are two small time ex-cons, Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. Perry becomes involved in this criminal and deviant behavior after receiving a letter while still in prison from Hickock recruiting him by telling him of a big score which Dick...
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  • Notes
    Assignment: Define “Literature” To me literature is the art of written because literature is creative in a variety of ways. Notes: Elements of a story Message, theme Plot-arrangement of events (climax is part of the plot) -Climax-turning point, highest point of tension. Setting-place and time ...
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  • Gender and Genre in Short Fiction
    some of the pleasures of reading a short story? To what extent are those pleasures influenced and affected by issues of gender in terms of the reader, the author, and the stories themselves? What are some of the pleasures of reading a short story? To what extent are those pleasures influenced...
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  • Media Analysis - Immigration
    security’ (www.ice.gov, 2007, About Us). With the INS no longer on the scene and ICE playing the both roles of the INS and the US Customs Service, ICE agents have been more assertive in their investigating and deportation of Illegal Citizens, and to some extent even terrorizing these people. Media analyzed...
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  • Salt of the Earth
    Salt of the Earth Flannery O'Connor's novels and stories are inhabited with unique and flawed characters who are the result of O’Connor's satiric worldly perspective. While they are sometimes humorous, these misfits are usually unpleasant. Critics have termed them "grotesque," but O'Connor has rejected...
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  • Everday Use Intro
    Alice Walker’s short story, “everyday use,” Dee and her mother get entagled in one of these ideological battles. And just as these battles go, the parent is usually right. Although both mother and daughter have seen immense growth and can be seen as correct in their views, the mother is the bearer of truth...
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  • Human Trafficking: Prevention, Protection, and Prosecution
    differently. I wasn’t much older than eight years old when I decided to observe the post cards on the opposite side of the convenient store from my mother. I saw that she was distracted with the cashier so I made a run for the traveler’s memorabilia section. As I starred at the glossy 5x7 pictures of...
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  • In Country Essay
    “In Country” By: Bobbie Ann Mason I had a difficult time with the characters and the setting of the story. This might have been on purpose on Bobbie Ann Mason’s part, to connect in a very close and emotional way. This novel would really connect with people who lived through the Vietnam war and the...
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  • The Ironic Secret Adapteur: Hitchcock and Hampton Adapting Conrad’s the Secret Agent
    The Secret Agent Rodrigo Alonso Lescún The Ironic Secret Adapteur: Hitchcock and Hampton adapting Conrad’s The Secret Agent The adaptation of the same literary work may give birth to extremely different cinematic products. Written by Joseph Conrad in 1907, the novel The Secret Agent inspired...
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  • Frankenstein
    many underlying stories inside of this novel. One underlying theory that many have come up with is the fact that some of the characters in the novel actually are homosexuals. I however, can disprove this concept, and show that no homosexuality is present in this story. I know that this story actually contains...
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  • First Lady of Southern Literature
    "Commercial Appeal", a newspaper circulated throughout Northwest Mississippi. (The Eudora Welty Foundation) From 1933 to 1936 she served as a publicity agent for the Works Progress Administration throughout rural Mississippi. This is where she also took her most memorable photographs (published in 1989)....
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  • North by Northwest
    obsession or contributor to motivation for the characters in the film. The MacGuffin is merely a plot device – a means to create elaborate and suspenseful story. North by Northwest has several MacGuffins, each complicating and furthering the plot. The identity of George Kaplin becomes the initial MacGuffin...
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  • The Help
    ignored by her mother and Aibileen always tries to boost her self-esteem by telling her how special she is. Aibileen had a son but he died in a workplace and this was a few months before she started to work for the Leefolts. Minny Jackson is also a maid and takes care of Hilly's mother, Miss Walter...
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  • Tyler Perry
    make something up” (Perry, 2010). Tyler Perry tells stories of the things that he is familiar with. Also, he bases his plays off of things that he has been through or someone close to him has been through. His significance is that he has a real story to tell, and he is determined to have it heard. Tyler...
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  • Hiv - Si Heidi, Si Ivy at Si V
    (Jake Cuenca) is a young filmmaker. Using San Lazaro Hospital as a backdrop, he weaves a tale that combines various stories of people infected with the virus. Among those having their story told are heterosexuals, homosexuals, prostitutes, and intravenous drug users. His documentary focuses on three major...
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  • Little old lady from cricket creek
    - Setting: The story takes place in southern California at the Great Riveroak Insurance Company. Mabel Jumpstone says she has moved from Cricket Creek, California, which is supposedly in the north, because of the terrible weather. The story is a little dated as there are no computers and all writing...
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  • Spanish Notes
    test to determine what faction they are best suited fore, then they must decide whether to remain with their family or transfer to a new faction. The story revolves around Sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior who was born into an Abnegation family. The selfless qualities of the abnegation were never apart of...
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