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    us together by our similarities and allows us to understand each other’s differences. Making a connection with the reader is essential for an author, no matter the genre. Without a connection,nothing said by the author will matter to the reader. For the reader, making this connection happens in multiple ways, whether it be identifying with the author as a person, having shared experiences, or simply liking their writing style. When we first read Where We Stand: Class Matters by Bell Hooks, I felt this same immediate connection. I was drawn to Bell Hooks by her writing style, the feminine narrative she told, and our points of view on money and class. Through this connection with Bell Hooks, I hope to discover more about my own dispositions and the impact that connections have on me and other readers. What first drew me to Bell Hooks was the fact she is a female author. I have a great respect for women writers, especially those who grew up with a male dominated work force. In the time that Bell Hooks grew up in, being an educated woman was seen as a bad thing. She recalled that, “Daddy believed a woman with too much education would never…

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    Sandy Hook Shooting Theory

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    got them dressed and packed them into the mini-van to go to school. Once, they got to school they stated their day like any other. Meet their friends in the halls and walked to class. Neither the parents nor, teachers, nor kids believed that today would be unlike any other. As those kids said goodbye to their parents none of them thought it would be the last time they would ever see them. Maybe because it wasn 't. Sandy Hook was named one of the deadliest mass shootings that have taken place…

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    the case of Barrie’s fantasy world, a specific demographic is permitted entrance. Wendy recalls her first flying expedition to Neverland, stating, “And then he [Peter] flew us all away to the Neverland and the fairies and the pirates and the redskins and the mermaids’ lagoon, and the home under the ground, and the little house,” (Barrie, 201-202). While the island can only be accessed by flying children, it does not mean that the space has already been occupied. Various residents live in…

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    one of the first days of our summer vacation. We turned into the big black parking lot, crowded with cars. The sun was shining and the water was calm. There were a few cotton ball clouds in the sky and it was a perfect day. We pulled our fishing poles off the back of the back of our bikes and set them up with bait and hooks. We were ready to catch some fish. We cast our hooks into the clear, blue, sparkling water and waited for a bite.…

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    Many people grew up with magic. I'm not referring to Harry Potter magic or magician's magic, you know the whole pulling a bunny out of a hat trick. Many people grew up with magic- Disney magic. Disney was a huge part of many peoples' childhood. You had a favorite character, a favorite Disney princess, and a favorite movie. Your bedspread, blankets, pillows, bedroom furniture, and clothes further solidified your love for all things Disney. Let's face it, everything you owned was Disney. Disney…

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    Bone Identity

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    his transformation into Bone, until the moment Russ abandons him in the summer home in Keene, our main character can be closely tied to and eloquently examined in the light of a lost boy. He’s a follower adapting to survive, but has no say in his own adventures yet. There are many other comparisons to characters within Peter Pan that could be used in understanding Bone’s positioning throughout the novel. For example, a connection to Captain Hook can be made for much of Bone’s time in Jamaica,…

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    Peter Pan Quotes

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    “All you need is faith, trust, and a little pixie dust.” This is a quote from Peter Pan a fun, energetic boy that never grows up. With Peter Pan’s story there’s scads that goes into it, some of these points are where he originated from, why he never seems to grow up, and why Captain Hook wants to see him dead. I know it may seem captivating that Peter doesn’t age, but that’s not all of his “talents”. At just seven days old Peter Pan fell out of his crib and just flew to a mystical place called…

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    was intrigued with the mermaids and fairies, everything around her was a new adventure to delve into. Due to her new interest in adventuring she had become more daring especially when it came time to face Hook and his crew. “‘And then he flew us all away to Neverland and the fairies and the pirates and the redskins and the mermaids’ lagoon and the home under the ground and the little house’” (164; Ch. 17). Being located in Neverland, Wendy had changed to where she became bolder and heroic.…

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    Pan was a master of Manipulation. He was able to twist the truth, in order to achieve his goals. He used this skill on Henry when he manipulated him into thinking he was going to save magic and that Wendy's life depended on Henry saving magic. While, in reality, Pan was dying and needed Henry's heart to survive. "Tonight is the night we've all been waiting for. Tonight, Henry saves Magic." -Pan His Games "He plays games. Mind games." -Rumplestiltskin Pan used his victim's regrets, fears,…

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    always brought joy to the parents. Today I was shocked to figure out Captain Hook is actually a really nice guy he even gave me a pair of real ruby diamonds. One of the best parts of this trip is eating these cinnamon rolled sticks called churros. They would penetrate your nose and you could instantly taste the warm goodness of them. This aroma floated you in like in the movies and instantly you would find hunger in your stomach no matter how much you had eaten during the day. Of course, the…

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