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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 1-15

    Having Jem read to her was her way of a distraction from the morphine. Atticus had brought a little box from Mrs. Dubose for Jem, in it was a white camellia. Chapter 12 Jem has turned twelve years old, now he begins telling Scout to act more like a girl and to stop bothering him. This upsets Scout. Scout waits for Dill to come to Maycomb that summer, she gets a note from Dill and it states that his mom remarried and he will not be coming to Maycomb that summer. Atticus had to leave town for two weeks because he was serving for the state legislature. For the two weeks that their father is gone, Calpurnia takes care of the kids. Sunday comes around and Calpurnia decides she wants to bring Scout and Jem to her church. Since she is an African-American, she must only go to the all black church. Almost everyone welcomes the kids and are genuinely glad to see them, except for a women named Lula. She is angry at Calpurnia because she does not want white kids at their church. Scout enjoyed the differences during her experience at the unfamiliar church. Everyone at church pitched together to raise some money to give Tom’s wife, Helen. On their walk back home Scout asks Calpurnia why Tom is in trouble. Scout finds out that Bob Ewell has accused Tom of abusing Bob’s daughter. Scout is stunned, she can not believe that people actually trust the Ewell family. Chapter 13 The chapter begins immediately after everyone returns from church. As they are walking up the street they notice…

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  • October Kiss: Love On A Limb

    States, LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss Photo (Left to Right): Ashley Williams, Hannah Cheramy, Sam Jaeger, Kiefer O 'Reilly Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss Do you and your sister Kimberly ever plan on doing a project together at some point? Elaborate if possible. We are... Shhhhh... Working on something right now! Stay tuned! In October Kiss, how much input did you have in the character of Poppy? Many of us fans felt that you played the…

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  • Five Places In Sierra City

    Laurence awoke to an awful racket of Nuthatch’s chattering outside his bedroom window. It was not quite seven o’clock and Mrs. Rayes would not rise for some three or four hours. After finishing his second cup of coffee, Laurence headed off in the direction of town. Though it was called Sierra City, the place Laurence now trod, was indeed a town and not a city, a city, to his knowledge, possessing a more sophisticated weather forecasting system than a suspended rock hanging above a sign that…

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  • Calpurnia Mother Quotes

    Aunt Alexandra and Calpurnia act as mothers to Scout throughout the entire novel. Though Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra have very different parenting techniques, Scout is still given a great example of what a woman, as well as mother, does and is. Even though Calpurnia is the hired help at the Finch house she acts as a very strong and ever present mother figure to both Jem and Scout. She has been the one to care for Scout and Jem since they were young. She is regarded as a very important person in…

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  • The Influence Of Aunt Alexandra In To Kill A Mockingbird

    The missionary meeting was a turning point in Aunt Alexandra’s demeanor towards all others. She, “Smiled brilliantly. ‘Stay with us, Jean Louise,’ she said.” (p. 307). Even though Aunt Alexandra was only doing this to change Scout, it was different from how Scout was treated before. In this case, Aunt Alexandra was speaking to Scout more as an adult, than a child. Not only that, but she wanted Scout to assimilate into her own crowd. This illustrated that Aunt Alexandra felt that Scout did not…

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  • Calpurnia As A Mother Figure Analysis

    I am reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and I am on page 207. So far this book is about Atticus showing another side of him, Jem destroying Mrs. Dubose’s flowers, and Aunt Alexandra moves in with the Finches. In this journal I will be evaluating. G: Calpurnia is a better mother figure than Aunt Alexandra Y: Calpurnia is a good mother figure R: already has a son protective of Jem and Scout She likes having Scout in the kitchen with her She loves…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Only Way To Get Rid Of Pain

    Some people think that the only way to get rid of their anger is to throw it in someone else’s face, but that isn’t always the best option. Sometimes things get out of hand and they can’t be taken back after that. I can tell you right now that no matter how much of a problem you have with someone, it is not worth going to the extremes for. Sometimes a small argument with another girl can turn into a court case. I would know from experience. High school drama seems like it’s nothing, but it can…

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  • The Courage Of Love In The Movie Only You

    The movie only you tells a story about a girl that has been in love with a guy that she never met. Until one day that she decided to go look for him in Italy. The movie it is not only a common love story, but also teaches a lesson about choices in life. The main character Faith Corvatch ( Marisa Tomei) was only a kid when a fortune teller told her the name of her true love Damon Bradley . Since then she has not stopped thinking and looking for him, but as the time went by she got tired of…

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  • Human Nature In Parable Of The Sower By Octavia Butler

    Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler is set in 2024 in a world thrown into chaos by poverty, company control, and violence. The main character named Lauren Olamina is forced to travel north because her gated community was destroyed along with most of her neighbors. The traveling group consists of Zahra, Harry, and Lauren but it grows along the way. Harry and Zahra were in the same gated community with Lauren. Other characters that are included are people that Lauren comes across on her journey…

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  • The Trouble With The Curve Analysis

    While indulging in a binge watching weekend I spotted one of my all-time favorite films. Recently placed on Amazon prime Trouble with the Curve starring Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams. There are so many reasons why I love this movie. First and foremost it is the romance aspect, being that I am truly a romantic at heart, I can never pass up a romantic comedy. The second reason is that it’s a movie about baseball. I love a good baseball game and how could I pass up a baseball movie with some good…

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