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  • Argumentative Essay On The Book Thief

    Leonard Cohen once said, “any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it”. When people create art, they have a reason. There is a meaning behind every song, book, and art piece. Artists will create these works of art to be subversive, to send a message or use them to go against what society or authority figures think they are capable of doing. In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Hans and Liesel are subversive towards the Nazis. Liesel uses her books to be disloyal and Hans uses his…

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  • The Interlopers Summary

    In the stories The Circuit and The Interlopers, many similarities are shown and characters Ulrich and the girl from “The Circuit” gone through life changing experiences during the time of the story. In “The Circuit” the girl moves from her home into a new town, she didn't know anyone at her new school but she eventually begins to have a relationship with her teacher, Mr. Lema. Since her english was poor, she decided to ask for help from her teacher every lunch period and enjoyed that but one day…

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  • Summary Of Their Eyes Were Watching God By Zora Neale Hurst

    Zora Neale Hurston best known as the author of “Their Eyes Were Watching God” published in 1937. Hurston was an author of many other masterpieces and also an anthropologist. After her mother’s death at the age of nine Zora Neale Hurston upbringing was uneasy as she jumped from house to house of relatives. After this period of sadness and reaching upon adolescent Hurston was determined to become and be someone, in the words of her mother to “jump at de sun” meaning to follow her dreams. In “Their…

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  • Symbolism Of Breadboard By Laurel

    Laurel meets her step mother, Fay, for the first time, despite the fact that her father has married Fay for more than a year. She is shocked by the childish behaviors of Fay. From the beginning, Fay tries to control everything and prove her existence. When people ask Laurel about the location of the funeral, Fay says “I’m Mrs. McKelva now. If you’re the undertaker, you do your business with me” (Welty 50). Whenever there is a conversation about to happen between Laurel and other about anything…

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  • The Importance Of Being A Hippie

    Following his explanation about his participation in the various events, he pulled out many mementos from his youth as a hippie. He still had multiple clothing articles such as velvet, pants, and tops with a lot of fringe. He still wore many headbands, like the one he was wearing, and he had many more in a variety of prints including the typical rainbow tie-dye floral prints. He had many sunglasses in a variety of fluorescent colors and many shapes. His biggest collection was of pins that would…

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  • An Analysis Of Willa Cather's My Antonia

    Working Thesis: In the novel My Ántonia by Willa Cather, Cather portrays to the audience the American Dream for the Shimerda family, Jim Burden, Lena Lingard, Tiny Soderball, Peter and Pavel, as well as the sacrifices that they may have had to make to come to America and start a new life. Cather also uses a feminist approach in the novel because the novel is really Jim Burden’s story of Ántonia, Jim is the narrator of the novel, not Antonia. Although someone who is writing about the novel in…

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  • The Role Of African-Americans In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

    know. Anyone who has read “A Raisin in the Sun” have felt the heart sinking feeling when the reader finds out that the insurance money get stolen. There must have been a million thoughts running through their head like, “if he would have done what mama said to do with the money with the family in this predicament?” Or “was that the initial intention of Willie Harris?” All we can do to this day is speculate. Speculate, why the youngers? What will happen to them and their new house, since they can…

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  • What Is The Purpose Of The Book Thief

    Major Works Review General 1. Title- The Book Thief 2. Author- Markus Zusak 3. Date of Original Publication- 2005 4. Novel Type- Historical Fiction Structure 1. Point of View- Death 2. Relationship to Meaning- As an omniscient force Death can provide insight on several different events happening all over the world at different points in time, and thoughts running through all the characters’ heads, while also being able to share his own thoughts and feelings about humanity. 3. Plot Structure- a.…

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  • Narrative Essay On The Ghetto

    when I was awoken by the screams of my neighbours down stairs. I could hear plates smashing, Nazis barking orders, thuds and crashes, and a sudden silence when a pistol went off. I hid beneath my blankets in fear and began to cry. I was alone. Mama and Papa had already left for their night shifts. I was so scared. I didn’t want to die. I could hear voices getting closer and closer. Louder and louder.…

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  • Symbolism In Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching

    influenced by no one but themselves. This ends up being the moral of Their Eyes Were Watching God , after telling Pheoby her journey and what she’s learned about the world and herself Janie tells Pheoby “you got tuh go there tuh know there. Yo’ papa and yo’ mama and nobody else can’t tell yuh and show yuh. Two things everybody’s got tuh do fuh theyselves. They got tuh go tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin’ fuh theyselves.”(192). This statement is a perfect description of what…

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