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  • Character Analysis: Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

    In one of Lewis Carroll’s books “Alice in Wonderland” a character in his book says,“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?''That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat. This quote means each time you make a choice you are going down a path and it’s your choice on which path you want to take. You decide how much you want to grow from now. This quote relates to the novel “outsiders” because the people in outsiders made their own choices, they decided…

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  • Character Analysis Of Dally In S. E. Hinton's The Outsider

    Good people sometimes make bad decisions. They mess up and they let others down. But that doesn’t make them bad people. We all make mistakes.~Unknown When Ponyboy Curtis thinks of Dallas Winston (Dally) from S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders he thinks of a hoodlum on the streets. He does not think of Dally as a good person because of his actions. But what if his actions have good intentions behind them? What if all the negative qualities that Ponyboy describes, Dally uses for good? Dallas Winston is…

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  • Relationship Between Of Mice And Men

    John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is about two ranchers searching and dreaming for their place in Salinas, California, during the difficult times of the Great Depression. These two men, George Milton and Lennie Small are not just friends, they are each other's only family. Of Mice and Men displays the two ranchers friendship and illustrates qualities of friendship and exploring how to be a good friend or family member. Other times, Steinbeck illustrates the outcome of when the relationship starts…

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  • Koveralls: The Global Fashion Industry

    Everyone has at least a pair of jeans in the wardrobe, no matter you are aged or young, plump or slim, dressily or plain. This type of garment made from denim can be easily seen, whenever and wherever you walk on streets. Nevertheless, in the 1800s, no one could have predicted that a denim storm blown up from Levi-Strauss would rip through the global fashion industry and have kept the standing room for more than a century ahead. In 1850, a news fanaticized the public and brought the infinity…

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  • The Outsiders And Lord Of The Flies Analysis

    In the books The Outsiders and The Lord of the Flies, Hinton’s and Golding’s approaches to the themes of challenges, choices, conformity all contrast. For example, in The Outsiders, Hinton’s approach to challenges contrast Golding’s plot and the way they affect the story. One of the challenges Ponyboy faces is the fact that his parents are dead and his oldest brother, Darry, is supporting the family. On page 3, Ponyboy says, “Since Mom and Dad were killed in an auto wreck, the three of us get to…

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  • The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime Comparison

    Each book is unique and can touch each heart differently. The level of empathy we feel towards a character is mainly based on how the author has decided to portray the character and the situation. In The Outsider by S.E. Hinton, we see a boy (with the name of Ponyboy) whose group is isolated and (as the title states) the outsiders of the society. In The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time by Mark Haddon, the main character (Christopher) is also an outsider but not due to his wealth but…

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  • The Outsiders Monologue

    I Bailey Jaggers was at the hospital with my dad, who had been shot, when I met Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry Curtis. They were greasers just like me, and they happened to live right up the street from my house. They were there to see two of their friends, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston, who had been injured in a fire. My dad is doing really bad and I don’t know how to deal with stuff like this. “I have a son of my own,” I tell the brothers, “ his name is Roman and my wife’s name is Kiana.” I love…

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  • Mexican Minority Groups

    similar conditions, and these were African Americans. Both of these groups were also victims of racial slurs that greatly affected them, up until this day. For Mexicans, these types of slurs involved the use of wetback, beaner (Early 20th century), and greaser (Early 19th century) these were most commonly spoken in the Anglo community as well as in the film industry (3). It affected them mostly through their work since companies were allowed to give these people the most dangerous jobs and also…

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  • The Role Of Teenagers In The 50's

    The word "teenagers" was invented describing people ages 13 to 19. Teenagers in the 50 's had a significant role in Canadian history. Teenagers during the 50 's became more difficult. Before the 50 's teens would listen to their parents, however during the 50 's teenagers were beginning to get rebellious, many started to call teens "rebels" or "renegades". They changed society in many ways. The teenagers in the 50 's differed from many other teenagers, they gained more freedom and independence…

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  • Research Paper On Abraham Lincoln

    “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years” (Lincoln). Despite being so young when he passed away, Lincoln’s achievements were worth a dozen lifetimes. Such accomplishments granted him the qualification of being a strong leader. One of his qualification to be a leader were his leadership traits. The traits Abraham Lincoln used to change America were standing for his beliefs, having unbiased opinions, and motivating others. Abraham Lincoln stood…

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