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    What caused John Boyne to write this particular book? Tip: If you don’t remember the class discussion, you can look online. (30 pts.) From the background information I’ve read, it seems like it was a relatively important topic for John Boyne. He wanted his readers to get the moral of the story, but he wanted to do that without telling a story that actually happened exactly like that in real life. While I was researching, I read something about his dad. He was an Irish men that experienced discrimination himself. I think this might’ve played a role as to why John Boyne wanted to write a story like this. Describe the relationship between Bruno and Gretel? What kind of characters is each of them? (40 pts.) Bruno and his sister, Gretel, only have a three year age difference. Most siblings that don’t have a very big age difference tend to argue a lot. Gretel and Bruno are pretty opposite of eachother. Gretel thinks highly of herself and tries to act like she knows more than Bruno because she’s older. Bruno is young and naive, and tries to make the most of his childhood, while Gretel…

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    Response To Conflict

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    literature of conflicts being tackled, like in, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne and Dear Mrs. Breed by Joanne Oppenheim. Therefore, both sources show the characters responding to conflict with positivity. Some examples of positivity…

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    Why October Twelfth is not a national holiday is beyond my self. It should be as that is when a legend known as Michael Hart was brought into this world. Also, I may or may be a narcissist scum lord. I was born on what i consider a national holiday. My parents said this is the happiest and worst day in their life. Happiest because i'm their last child. Worst because i am very narcissist and like to stroke my own ego. My life has been very boring and im just trying to fill in words in this very…

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    Marches and parades fill the air with a beautiful, melodic sound. Everyone in Northern Ireland comes together to watch in awe as the parades go by. Little do they know, they are chanting for a gory war, in which they won. These people have a reason to be so happy. These celebrations are specifically for Protestants who won at the Battle of the Boyne. This is known as the Twelfth, or Orangemen’s Day, which is celebrated on July 12th. Orangemen’s Day is an annual celebration. Schools and…

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    or large. At the Boys and Girls club I was thought varies ways to overcome my anxiety, things like: hosting events (MC) and even talking in front of small audience. As of right now I am very proud to say I no longer have stage fright. I am proud to say that I host (MC) all the events that is going on at the Florence Degeorge Boys and Girl Club. There was a boy name John, who was very timid to the point he was afraid of interacting with the other kids around him. I took the…

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    Foreshadowing plays a large part in the novel “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. He sets the scene at the beginning of the chapter with a specific amount of light and dark, and coming from either the natural light of the sun or some type of electric light source. This setting foreshadows the entire chapter in saying whether what happens will turn out positively or negatively. Not only that, but at many different points in the book, the characters foreshadow the end of the book through their…

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    your answers in the blank lines between the questions--the document will modify itself to allow for your answers. Also, please bold your answers. Act II, Scene i 1. The stage directions in lines 33-34 describe how John gives Elizabeth a kiss. Consider Miller’s word choice. What words in the description show a strained relationship between the two? She receives it. 2. On page 166, John suggests that Elizabeth bring some flowers into the house…

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    Epiphanies In Greasy Lake

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    Short Story Epiphanies There is a theme of epiphanies in “Greasy Lake” written by T. Coraghessan Boyle and “Cons” written by Jess Walter. The theme is very strong and prevalent in each story in their own way. In the story “Greasy Lake” there are epiphanies when the characters that they are not as bad as they would like to believe themselves be. The last short story “Cons” the main character has a very strong epiphany at the end. All the stories have strong epiphanies in all of them will be…

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    Symbols of Suffering: Abundantly Discovered Viktor E. Frankl had once stated “If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.” While John Steinbeck was writing the book Of Mice and Men, he included a large quantity of symbols; However, a plethora of these symbols tie back to the enormity of feelings and scenarios suffering causes or prevents. Throughout the book, Lennie is a strong man with a kind heart. He means no harm, but harm is what he brings. This…

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    Life is a lot better with friends and establishing good relationships between each other is what eliminates loneliness. This situation can be explored in the excerpt “The Little Prince” by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, “Of Mice and Men“ by John Steinbeck and my own personal experience. It is absolutely true that establishing ties can eliminate loneliness and make life more meaningful. Through the expert “The Little Prince” by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, the prince and fox identify how having a…

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