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  • Wonder And Mrs. Nelson Character Analysis

    Fictional Literature is something that affects the lives and thinking of many readers from age six to 96. It holds the power to share a story that can reveal a reality on real life, but it can also be there to simply bring laughter in an impossible utopia. Many writers have this plan and idea in mind before they set out to write a fictional work of art, however what the reader receives from that written piece can be totally different; nevertheless, it impacts the reader in one way or another. Literature has the power to give voice to the powerless, allows readers to experience both sameness and differences and it can serve a civic function by disturbing a society. Wonder and Miss Nelson is Missing are two children’s books which can greatly impact the reader. The books that children read are especially crucial and the message which they receive from these books can affect their entire mindset on any given subject as their thinking is easily influenced. The way that these characteristics relate to these books is very important and will be discussed in this essay. In the book Wonder the main character is August Pullman, nicknamed Auggie, he is a boy in middle school who is physically deformed and is trying to make it through fitting in. This gives voice to the powerless because so many children are born with deformities and don’t know how to deal with it. As recorded by the CDC, “Birth defects affect one in every 33 babies (about 3% of all babies) born in the United States…

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  • A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings Summary

    Response to A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings is a story about Pelayo and his wife Elisenda, who stumble upon an old man with wings in their courtyard after killing crabs in a rainstorm. The couple tells a neighbor who informs them that this man who is an angel was most likely there to take their sick child. The couple decides to put the angel in the chicken coup. Overnight the couple’s son fever breaks and they decide to let him go. When the two return the…

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  • Carpentry Is The Best Job For Me

    Many people have jobs just because they needed one. Whether the job was the right one doesn’t really matter to some people. They just go with the flow without ever asking questions or looking back. Now other people take a long time to think about the job that they are about to go into, and if it is something that they want to do for a short amount of time or long term. That’s what I have been doing here lately and I think the job that would best fit me is carpentry. There are a few ways that…

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  • National Honor Society Student Analysis

    As a student ready for the completion of my goals and academics, I desire to be apart of the National Honors Society. This society looks for four main qualities: character, leadership, scholarship, and service, and I can assure you that I possess all of these traits. I hope to prove to you throughout this paper that this is so. I am always ready to lead whoever I may need to. I have experience being a worship leader for my youth group, and I know the students in my youth group look up to me to…

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  • Divergent: A Fictional Narrative

    I looked at my ragged blue clothes, knowing that I wasn’t where I belong. Tris and Tobias were leaving, and I wouldn’t be going with. Looking at my sister, I saw how much she could help the world. “Are you guys ready to go?” Tobias walked up with his usual swagger. “I’m not going with you guys.” I began to lie about why I would not come with them. Tris engulfed me in a hug. While waving goodbye, I watched them walk off; I turned around and began walking toward the tall glass building that…

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  • Drunk Driving Monologue

    As Louise drove down Mountaineer Boulevard, she was nervous about going to court again, being unsure which would upset her more, listening to her husband’s yelling about her drinking or Judge Lucas’s lectures. When she pulled into the parking lot, she glanced at Mike sitting in his car. Opening the car door, she noticed the look of disappointment on his face as she sat in the front seat and fastened the seatbelt. Without acknowledging her, he backed out of the parking space without saying a…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay On Fall For You By Secondhand Serenade

    "Touche." We both laugh as the playlist loads. 'Fall for You ' by Secondhand Serenade starts playing through the speakers, I do a happy dance in my seat. "Wha-" Ash starts but I reach over and hit him in the chest. "No. Sh." Then I start belting out the lyrics like my life depended on it. I can feel Ash 's eyes on me so I calm down a bit but still continue singing. By the time the song ends, we 're a couple lights away from Jake 's. That stupid, over-played, new Adele song comes on.…

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  • Amy Monologue

    Hey, I’m not sure how much you know about me, but I’m Chas, Amy’s ex-boyfriend. I realize that this message may come as a surprise to you, but it is very important. I’ve realized that I made a huge mistake with Amy and that I am extremely stupid. I was wrong in the past and treated her so unfairly, and that is why I’m now trying to make things right. That’s why I’m sending you this message. I am trying to fix things. I told Amy that I still have strong feelings for her and that I would do…

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  • Burning Toast Monologue

    I love you, And I hate you. I love that you were my father, but I hate you because you left me too soon. Now I’m fighting this big typhoon of emotions and fear. Now I know, I will never be immune. I, of five children, knew so little about when God was going to call your name. The morning of a bright sunny day. Waking up to have you in the kitchen burning toast And setting the fire alarm off. “Dad the toast!” I yelled, trying so desperately to see where I was going. One would yell and scream, in…

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  • Cormac Mccarthy Death In The Road

    able to look at it with a more accepting view . We tend to look away from death then to look at it , mainly i think people don’t like the thought of someone dying . Growing up i was never allowed to go to a funeral , for the reason my mother never wanted me to remember someone “dead’ but as remember that person in their happiest days alive . As i got older my curiosity grew ,i was able to experience a funeral and it had stuck with me that if saw that person in the casket i would only remember…

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