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    Thirteen Reasons Why is written by Jay Asher and is centered around Hannah Bakers suicide weeks before, and the effects of the audiotapes she left to explain her death. These tapes are listened to by our narrator Clay Jensen, who had worked with Hannah one summer, and developed a crush on her, however he never pursued it because of the rumors mentioned in the tapes. Thirteen Reasons Why explores betrayal, whether it be self-betrayal or betrayal by your peers, and the repercussions of people's actions, no matter how minute and unimportant they seem at the time, and how they can affect other people in ways that are not always foreseeable. Thirteen Reasons Why begins with a prologue in which Clay, who is unnamed at the time, is shipping the…

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    friend of Hannah, who receives the tapes without any clue as to why he is on them. As Clay listens to the tapes he is stunned as to who affected Hannah and what they did. This journal recounts Hannah’s path toward searching for her identity, finding love, and telling her truth. The search for exactly where Hannah would fit into her new life never seemed to end. Hannah first feels at home in her new town when she is introduced to Alex and Jessica, who were also new. They start meeting at a café…

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    “The VCR, though, refused to die quickly. As of 2005, some 94.5 million Americans still owned VHS-format VCRs.” (“VHS Comes to America”). Even though some newer technologies and advancements came after the VHS tape, it was still very popular and still widely used across the United States. Many newer versions of the VHS tape and the VCR have came along, but people still to this day on several VHS tapes and may even still own a VCR. A quote from (“Think the Floppy Disk is Dead?”) states, “The…

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    Hannah was a bright, beautiful young girl who unfortunately had her life taken away from her by the hands of others. It all started with Justin, who wanted so badly to prove to his friends his worth he ruined her life. This was tape number one. Before Hannah committed suicide she made 13 tapes. The tapes were about the 13 reasons why she killed herself. As the tapes go on you learn more and more about how this young girl withstood this horrible amount of pain. With this pain, the actions of…

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    may share the content. Overall, posts and personal content never disappear and vanish for good. Next, both authors are similar when they lecture about the older generation is not as skilled as their younger counterparts, and face many troubles with computers. Nixon mentions, "The other day, I had troubles accessing Photoshop through our home network. The program was on my other computer, so I had to whip downstairs to see what the problem was. Older people don 't have a grasp on 21st-century…

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    Love Is a Mix, Love Is a Tape. Rob Sheffield’s impressive first novel focuses on the tragic romance between himself and his first wife set on a back drop of an unrelenting stream of indie rock tracks which have been carefully and painstakingly organized into mix tapes. Music is the heart and soul of this book, it is the spark that ignited the relationship between the author, Rob, and Renée and it is the driving force that informs both of these people’s lives. Music sets the pace for this book,…

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    Sometimes authors hide symbols and really make you hunt for them. That just happened to be the case with this one. There were various little hints, but it wasn’t a direct symbol. Each tape was numbered and labeled in blue nail polish, on the last day that Hannah saw clay/day of her life she was wearing the same blue nail polish. Clay had no idea that was the last time he'd see Hannah. She had already recorded and mailed the tapes. Hannah had already made her final decision, even if things went…

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    Poem is a piece of writing which express feelings, emotions and ideas using descriptive figurative languages. However, poems are not dependable as a secondary source and if it is written about 100 years later than when the event actually happened. Likewise, the poem cannot be trustworthy if it contains different facts from the primary source written by the person who experienced that moment and who was actually there. Furthermore, as poems use figurative languages that exaggerate things, it is…

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    Hannah Baker committed suicide. She left 13 tapes for the 13 reasons she committed suicide. Clay Jensen, the boy who had a crush on Hannah since he saw her, now has the tapes. He 's on them. He listens, waits for his tape and finds out why Hannah commits suicide. The first tape is for Justin Foley. He was Hannah 's first kiss and he over exaggerated the story. Clay remembers the the rumors and it was the first reason he didn 't get to know her freshman year. These rumors would affect her for…

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    but it 's still... fun to listen.." He fakes a smile and a laugh. "Really?" The nurse asks. The boy didn 't feel like answering, feeling as if she knows what he 's going to say. The nurse ends up giggling and pets the other 's head. The boy then realized that the nurse just borrowed these so that he could wash away the boredom, silence, and dread haunting him 24/7. He was thankful for her gift, yet he didn 't want to speak out his thoughts. The nurse had to leave to finish some work, the room…

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