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    Crayen, Paw, and the Stones The hero was born from a grapefruit seed his name is Crayen. His mother, Persephone, queen of the underworld, ate the grapefruit seed and after a shimmer of Cesium fell into a deep sleep for six days. After she awoke she was pregnant with her first and only child. When Crayen was born it shook the whole world and the underworld. After six days of being an infant, Crayen turned into a preteen. Persephone gave her son a gift on this day, she gave him Paw, the puppy of Cerberus. Paw also has three heads, but unlike his father, he can make them appear as one. Paw can also run seventy miles an hour, roughly the same as a cheetah. Aldo his bite has poisonous venom that could kill up to sixteen mortals with just a bite . Twelve days after birth, Crayen was a young adult, he stayed this age for seven days, then which his mother could tell that this would be his age forever. Over the next few days Crayen started to show that he had more powers. Crayen was the smartest hero there is because he had hyperthymesia, which means he can remember everything that he ever sees, reads, hears, or smells. Crayen also has telekinetic powers which is when he can move objects with his mind, but with this power there is great danger. Everytime he uses this telekinesis it makes the power stronger, after time he won’t be able to control it. He also has the power accelerated healing factor, allowing him to heal faster with less pain as a normal god. Because of his healing…

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    Sylvia Plath’s “Morning Song” explores a mother’s complex emotions towards her newborn child after giving birth for the first time. Although motherhood is often regarded as a joyous event that gives a woman’s life purpose and meaning, “Morning Song” instead depicts motherhood as a complicated event fraught with uncertainty and fear, but also with love and affection. Rather than expressing overwhelming love and happiness, the mother in the poem feels distant from her child and gradually learns to…

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    One Corpse Too Many is a mystery book by Ellis Peters and is the second book in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. The book is a murder mystery centered around an extra dead body amongst other dead bodies about to be buried. As there is no specific moral or theme highlighted in the book, I would say it’s not a great book for teaching a lesson. However, with the great characterization and way of immersing the reader into the setting, it is definitely a great book to read just for the sake of…

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    look interesting to me. It was living rocks that can move, grow, and reproduce, so I drew again. I drew the Anjikuni Lake in Canada. I looked through a couple of sites and decided that I would keep it because it looked interesting to me. I looked at more sites and each site helped me understand the disappearance of the people more and more. It is an unsolved mystery of the disappearing people of Anjikuni village. Joe Labelle, the person who discovered this mystery, had a few guesses, but his…

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    In the 1949 film The Third Man, protagonist Holly Martins arrives in Vienna to work for his friend Harry Lime only to discover Lime died right before Martins landed in Austria. Without giving too much away, Martins ends up uncovering the circumstances surrounding his childhood chum’s death may be more complex than what’s visible on the surface. The mystery genre -- for both literature and film -- often plays on the idea that the evidence available may not always have the meaning it appears to…

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    from the dance and during her long vacation in Bath becomes close friends with Henry’s sister Eleanor. In result of this friendship she is invited to stay at the Tilney’s home, Northanger Abbey. Through her travels Catherine began reading the gothic novels of the time. Influencing her imagination, once she reaches Northanger Abbey, she becomes obsessed with finding a mystery. She creates scenarios of mystery and murder in her head only to realize that it was all her imagination. Even through her…

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    "Character Studies for Les Miserables." Stuartfernie. Stuart Fernie, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2015. Stuart Fernie is one of the most famous writers, that's why I choose his article from his own website. In this article Fernie talks about the main characters, he focuses on the way of how they act, think and gives background about each one of them. He mentions many examples, and I'm interested in Valjean character because he is the most famous character in this novel. Fernie focuses on…

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    In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, author Mark Haddon tells the tale of a young Christopher Boone, and his journey to uncover the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog, Wellington. Christopher narrates this story in a unique way, giving readers a glimpse into the mind of a fifteen year-old boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome, a type of autistic disorder. Christopher uses unconventional quirks, such as his excellence in mathematics, his keen photographic memory, and…

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    The seventeenth-century Gothic novel is associated with the combination of the supernatural realm and Romanticism. Jane Austen’s novel, Northanger Abbey, is an attempt to critique the seventeenth-century Gothic novel by identifying Catherine’s sensibility through her over fascination and addiction to reading—such as Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho. Austen utilizes Catherine’s obsession with novels as a means to highlight how such fascination has caused Catherine to become naïve and…

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    A Discussion of the Gothic tradition in the novels “Northanger Abbey” by Jane Austen and “The mysteries of Udolpho” by Ann Radcliffe. The genre of Gothic fiction has been a strong writing tradition since its birth in 1764 with the publishing of Horace Walpole’s “The Castle of Otranto”. The genre is a mix of both romance and horror with its clearest distinctions being a love of foreign setting and gloomy old buildings, a strong hero, swooning heroine and the constant looming of a monster or…

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