Journal #1 for John Knowles' "A separate peace" This is a report on half the book. It earned an 87%.
a very well-written book. From my first immpression on it, John Knowles still really knows what it is like to be a kid. I think that the theme of this novel so far is Civilian Life During the War. It tells a story about two young american boys going
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"If thought corrupt language, language can corrupt thought", this is a statemnt from an essay "politics and the English language"written by George Orwell.
thought" This is a statement from the "Politics and the English language" written by George Orwell. He says, " A bad usage can spread by tradition and imitation". The whole essay is mocking other writers on their language usage. He claims that the
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"The Picture of Dorian Gray" (by Oscar Wilde) - brief plot outline - character analysis - critical evaluation
Outline The story is about a handsome and eloquent young man named Dorian Gray. He has a special friendship with the painter Basil Hallward, who, inspired by his extraordinary beauty, makes a portrait of him. Basil, extremely fond of Dorian,
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novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes place in the small town of Maycomb County. Maycomb County has a small population full of racist and prejudice people with all of the little everyday problems. In the novel, we learn about the three major
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Manipulating Nature By JumboMoos Discusses futile human attempt to control nature is. Uses "Prodigal Summer" as support.
step onto the Mother Earth, he has been trying to force her to obey his rules. This is a major theme in the book Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. As humans, we think we are of higher intelligence and therefor we have the right to control whatever
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An essay that deals with defining what exactly is the Combine in Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest".
to write his 6,500,000 copy best-selling novel "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" he decided to make the narrator, and the central character in the story, a 6'8" tall, paranoid, schizophrenic, native American named Chief Bromden. He pretends to be deaf
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I noticed many similarities and differences between the book and movie. I am going to talk about these similarities and differences here. Many things in the movie were not changed from the text. For instance in the movie, Ichabod Crane looked a
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Two poems for comparison by Seamus Heaney ("Churning day" and "An advancement of learning"). Describing the use of Imagery/viewpoint/atmosphere for comparison.
Heaney and his two poems I will be comparing are "Churning Day" and "An Advancement of learning". Heaney was born into a farming family from the north of Ireland in 1939. His poetry mainly seems to handle different themes of love, death, generation,
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Handmaid's Tale, leaves the reader with the lingering question of "what if?". Set in the near future, what is known to be the United States, is overtaken by puritan conservative Christians, creating the Republic of Gilead. Assasinating the President
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Virginia Woolf is forefront among modernist writers like T. S. Eliott and Joseph Conrad and is most notable for her stream-of-consciousness technique. Most critics cluster Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway with two of her own, Jacob's Room and To the Lighthouse
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