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  • Mandela Effect: The Berenstain Bear

    Cayden Brinton Comp. 1 Edwards 30 October 2017 Mandela Effect Debuted in 1962, millions of people grew up reading the well-known children’s book series, The Berenstain Bears. Being sold in more than 23 languages, the well loved stories were the common childhood memory of millions. The book expanded to become a tv series. With its popularity, it would only be natural that the name would be remembered. However, many fans remembered it as The Berenstein Bear with an “e” (Does This Picture Look a…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Title Analysis

    The Catcher in the Rye introduces a troubled teenager, Holden Caulfield, who sees the adult world and growing negatively. Using tone, symbolism, and the meaning of the title to J.D Salinger shows the difficulty of growing into adulthood and having to deal with its complexities and the inability of preserving the innocence of a child. This is because Holden does not seem to want to join the phony adult world, and he tries to avoid it. He mentions he wants to live on farms and in New England…

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  • Escape From Alcatraz Essay

    What do James “Whitey” Bulger, Al “Scarface” Capone, and George Celino “Machine Gun Kelly” Barnes all have in common? The first thing that comes to mind is they are all leaders of Crime families and gangs, but they were all prisoners of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Alcatraz is one of the most famous prisons in the country if not the world for what happened there and for its notorious prisoners. “The Escape of Alcatraz”, the LSD trails, and the life on “Uncle Sam’s Devil Island” are all…

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  • Compare And Contrast Into The Wild And Catcher In The Rye

    Literary Analysis Essay contrasting Into the Wild and Catcher in the Rye with phoniness of the adult world When someone is thinking of the idea of phoniness, they might recall something like diamonds, teenagers antics, or TV shows. However, in Into the Wild and Catcher in the Rye, the two main characters Chris McCandless and Holden Caulfield think of adulthood and adult society as phony and constantly criticize it. Even though they both try to move away and not experience adulthood,…

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  • Tobias Wolff: An Analysis Of Essay In This Boy's Life

    Tobias Wolff is the author of This Boy’s Life. Tobias, or Toby for short, writes this memoir about his own life when he was a young boy. Toby lived a difficult childhood and caused a lot of trouble because of it. He didn’t grow up with a father figure, and he was constantly moving around because his mother couldn’t stay put. Even though his childhood living situation was terrible, it doesn’t exonerate the juvenile acts he performed in his judgement. Based on what Toby went through when he…

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  • Theme Of Heroism In The Intruder

    In coming of age stories, the protagonists often experience a grave or dramatic moment in which they take a step into adulthood through a mock heroism - in this moment the reader realizes that who someone claims to be in their imagination is different from who they are in reality. In the story, The Intruder, a boy named Kenneth represents the grave moments in coming of age stories when the protagonists realize they live covered by a mask of heroism. The story starts off with Kenneth is in…

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  • Mental Illness In J. D Salinger's Catcher In The Rye

    Lysette Anthony once said, “Mental illness leaves a huge legacy, not just for the person suffering it but for those around them.” In J.D Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye, the main character Holden, leaves a huge legacy for himself and the people around him with his mental illness. He hints that he is mentally ill but only says it outright at one point in the book. Holden is a 16 year old guy living in New York City. He is a troublemaker and routinely gets kicked out of multiple, very expensive…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Movie Vs Book

    Notably, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson was a banned book, just as The Cather in the Rye by J.D. Salinger was. One man, named Richard Swier , even deemed Speak to be “child pornography. ” Although it contains one scene where Melinda is raped, it is not graphic or cause gratification in reading. Speak is a cautionary tale about the emotional aftermath of rape. It tackles bullying, depression, sexual harassment, and family dysfunction. It teaches children, teenagers, and people of all ages to…

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  • Harry Potter's Negative Effects On Young Children

    One main reason how the famous Harry Potter series positively influences the current generation is that the book series promotes reading among younger children. The sole fact that Harry Potter has become the best-selling book series in history with over 450 million copies sold proves that it has grabbed people’s attention. A research done by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups has proved that the Harry Potter series has had a huge impact in terms of reading habits in the UK. According to…

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  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And The Hunger Games

    Two of the most popular children's literature series of the 21st century, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, both put characters in situations with war and violence. In a world where there is a greater evil to defeat, characters are only benefitted when finding another ally with a common interest. Katniss Everdeen and Harry Potter gain allies when involved in a conflict. Both present the action of conflict directly in front of the characters, causing a change in a…

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