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Leslie Norris A Tiger In The Zoo

Literary Analysis on “Shaving” by Leslie Norris Leslie Norris’ short story “Shaving” is a coming-of-age piece that stresses the need for a family to have a strong and responsible leader. In the short story Barry, the main character, is in a position where his father is dying and he has the responsibility of taking care of him. One day after school Barry comes home to shave his father because he is too sick to do it himself. Through this the reader is able to comprehend the idea that Barry is...

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Shaving By Leslie Norris - TAH

In the story "Shaving," by Leslie Norris, a sixteen-year-old Rugby player, Barry, changes and accepts the inevitability of his father's death. Barry's character and maturity are changed as he dealt with the emotional crisis before him. The author's use of physical description, nature, and the ritual of shaving reinforce Barry's transition from boyhood to the responsibilities of manhood. Leslie Norris uses the physical traits of Barry's coat, strength in sports, and hands as examples of physical...

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Shaving by George Leslie Norris

Shaving by George Leslie Norris pg. 323 1. How are father and son alike? The father and son were alike because they were both responsible and family came first. They were both men. How are they different? They were different because Barry was strong and athletic and the father was frail and sick. “his father’s throat was fleshless and vulnerable” shows the father’s utter dependence on Barry, and the fact that his life virtually lies in his son’s hands Barry’s size and strength shows that...

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Tigers

Tigers One of my most favorite things to do when going to the zoo is to see the big cats, most especially the tigers. The tiger is the largest of all big cats, and as of right now they are on the verge of extinction. The tiger is the top of the food chain in its natural habitat. They are a revered animal among many cultures and are considered to be one of the most beautiful animals on the planet. Due to poaching, illegal trade and the encroach­ment of their habitats, the tiger is now one of the...

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The Tiger

Tigers are the largest members of the cat family. They live in Asia and belong to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar. Two major subspecies of the tiger are the Siberian tiger and the Bengal tiger. The tiger is thought to have originated in northern Asia during the Pleistocene Epoch. <br> <br><b>Scientific classification: </b> <br>Tigers belong to the family Felidae. The scientific classifications of each tiger are listed in the "Types of Tigers" section of this report. <br> <br><b>Appearance</b> <br>The...

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Are Zoos Harmful?

#1) 16 April 2013 Persuasive essay #1 Should animals stay in their natural habitat as opposed to zoos? This controversial topic has been debated for years. Many argue that keeping animals in cages is unethical and could lead to diverse problems for the animals. On the other hand, there are many benefits for not only the animals who live in zoos but also for humans as well. For example, zoos help educate society on the various species on the planet. They also offer a better home for endangered...

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To Zoo or Not to Zoo?

 To Zoo or Not to Zoo? Zoos have been around for hundreds of years and have been enjoyed by millions and millions of people. All around the world, zoos provide the public with the chance to see and learn about rare animals. For decades, there has been much debate about whether or not zoos should exist. Some people argue that zoos are inhumane and should be closed. However, zoos are necessary because they provide us with invaluable knowledge and teach us about the world we live in. As far back...

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Leslie

Leslie Tseng 10/4/12 Period: 5 Final Book Report Raskin, Ellen. The Westing Game. New York: Scholastic, 2002, 216. Setting: Sunset Towers, Westing house, Lake Michigan, Wisconsin Characters: (List 5, and label the protagonist and antagonist. Use 2 adjectives to describe each character.) 1. Sam Westing: weird, secrety 2. Flora Miller Baumbach: unhappy, quiet 3. George Theodorakis: creative, rich 4. Catherine Theodorakis: cool, nice 5...

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The Tiger

The Tiger The Tiger is often described as a particularly dangerous, sly, and invincible predator. The Tiger is the largest of the cat family. They have powerful bodies, large paws, and very sharp claws. The head of the Tiger is rounded and has a convex profile. The ears are black with white in the middle. The Tiger's eyes are a yellowish-orange color, but at night they almost look green. Coloration of the Tiger is reddish yellow or rust- brown on the upper side, and a whitish under side...

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Tigers

The tiger, largest of all cats, is one of the most charismatic and evocative species on the Earth; tiger is also one of the most threatened. Only 6,000 or so remain in the wild, most in isolated pockets spread across increasingly fragmented forests stretching from India to south-eastern China and from the Russian Far East to Indonesia. Across its range, tigers are being poisoned, electrocuted, blown up by land mines, trapped, snared, shot and captured. The majority of tigers are sought to meet...

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