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    The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit written by Beatrix Potter is a tale following a young mischievous rabbit who loves getting into all kinds of trouble. The collection of stories is simple and humorous making it ideal for children, but has hidden messages that give children a glance at the real world. By using animals to introduce these harsh conditions such as death and greed to children, the truth is less severe which helps kids understand without scaring them. In the first story, “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” Potter introduces death through the bunnies’ late father. ““Now, my dears,’ said old Mrs. Rabbit one morning, “you may go into the fields or down the lane, but don’t go into Mr. McGregors garden: your Father had an accident there; he was put into a pie by Mrs. McGregor.”” While Potter doesn’t directly state it, it’s clear the father was killed because he entered the McGregor’s garden. However, because she writes that he was put into a pie, this turns what would be a saddening situation into a silly event. Of course, children know that when someone dies, they are not baked into a dessert. By using this method of making death a little more humorous and a little less…

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    McGregor through charted directed more of the background image and a distance farther from Peter and the reader and thus minimize the importance of its own perspective and its own side of the story. It also indicates the article that although the book The Tale of Peter Rabbit follows the traditional strict separation between text and image method so that each of their separate page break Gutter, but Potter was able to alleviate the separation unit integrated the meaning of the scene and…

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    Winnie-the-Pooh, Corduroy, and Peter Rabbit. Arthur, Skippyjon Jones, Frog and Toad. All of these characters have been loved by many generations of children. What do they have in common? They are all animals. We think. Though placed in the bodies of bears, rabbits, and frogs; they attain many human traits. These traits can be anything from walking on hind legs to talking, with clothing and human facilities readily available for their usage. Anthropomorphism is defined as the attribution of human…

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    They "display the basest elements of nature... and lack all sensitivity, all compassion for those more helpless and weaker in mind and body than they are" (Johnson 16). Curley is extremely competitive, a trait that is evident in his desire to prove himself in a fight with Lennie and in his constantly asking where his wife is, as if he is competing with the other workers for her or demonstrating his "ownership" of her. Jealousy consumes him, and he lives as if he is subject to Darwin's theory of…

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    “Stop moving Ethiopia if not the snake will start to tighten its grip on your neck and so that I can try to remove it!”yelled Luke She stopped moving and since he was a good aim ,he was able to shoot a rock with his slingshot at the snake. She ran to hug Luke. “Thanks!”said Ethiopia “No prob”said Luke After that, he forgave Zoe and they kept hunting after they finished hunting that caught approximately 17 animals (sadly counting the dead mother rabbit…

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    catalog and saw clubs for everything from cake decorating to caring for baby calves. 4-H seemed like activities for country bumpkins. For no particular reason I picked rabbit judging. It turns out rabbit judging, something that should have given me a chance to be part of a team and gain confidence, instead gave me a life lesson in jealousy. After working hard to learn how to do rabbit judging, I still ended up snubbed for what I call beginner’s luck. In the beginning, however, I…

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    on. In her right hand she holds roses, and under her left arm is a casket, in which “Sixteenth-century Venetian brides received symbolic wedding gifts […].” (Goffen, p. 64) behind her is a small grouping of trees and two rabbits, and beyond that a small town with what appears to be a tower. The people gathered in front of a building are clearly visible, however they and the buildings appear to be hazy. This is an example of atmospheric perspective, a technique used to show how far objects in the…

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    Lewis The Rabbit Analysis

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    Lewis the rabbit Hi, I'm lewis and I'm a rabbit I live on a planet “Humans” like to call Earth. Earth is pretty and lively but… I'm a rabbit so can't really go out in the streets I know all these phrases from the humans. I'm going to keep it simple and say I want to get out bad I haven't got the chance, but when I do i'm out of here. And the way i'm going to do it, Is a complex strategy of running out the door when no one's looking. Yep that's how I did it, I mean how i'm going…

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    “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” - John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a story that follows George, an intelligent worker, and Lennie, who is strong and mentally challenged. The two men work at a farm in Soledad, California. The men both share the same “American Dream,” owning a rabbit farm. Although they share the same dream, they have different reasons for wanting it. The character’s versions of their…

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    success of any group is determined by those who lead it. In Richard Adams’ Watership Down, a band of rabbits led by Hazel leave their warren when one of them, Hazel’s little brother Fiver, feels that some sort of danger is imminent. They encounter several struggles before they settle down and create the Watership warren. An attempt to extract does from another warren called Efrafa, lead by the fierce General Woundwort, starts a rivalry between the two groups. Hazel and Woundwort are different…

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