Tally Youngblood

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  • The Uglies Book Report

    Westerfeld was published by Simon Pulse Publishing on May 2011 and contains 406 pages. The Uglies is a science fiction novel about Tally Youngblood, a teenage girl, living in Uglyville, who is trying to decide the truth of the pretty operation and the importance of her friends. The Uglies is the first of the four books in the Ugly series. Tally Youngblood, the main character in this novel, is a fifteen year old girl that lives in Uglyville. The author makes Tally seem skinny super athletic and super pretty, but in the city she lives in she is only considered ugly until she receives the remarkable pretty operation. The antagonists are Tally’s friends Peris and Shay. Their actions seem to be similar to two…

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  • Tally In Uglies

    Uglies, Tally Youngblood is just another ugly longing for her sixteenth birthday on which she is to turn pretty. All is well until she finds out that being pretty isn’t really as beautiful as it seems. Throughout the novel the theme of appearance showed great importance to many of the characters. Having beautiful features is not what’s truly important in life. Having a beautiful heart and mind is what actually matters. Appearance was the underlying theme of the story for many reasons. Tally was…

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  • Speaking Up-A Teen's Greatest Challenge

    In Uglies, at age of sixteen, Tally Youngblood is struggling to speak up when she “couldn’t explain that she [has] come here as a spy, or David will never trust her again” (Westerfield 275). Tally is glad that nobody knows the truth temporarily because everyone is happy when the truth is not been told. But how many pressures would Tally feel if she decides to hide the truth for her entire life? She should speak up about the what had truly happened, but how could it be easy if it would possibly…

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  • Tally Youngblood, By Scott Westerfeld: Similar Differences

    ideology is captured in a riveting way in Scott Westerfeld’s novel Uglies. In the book, the main character, Tally Youngblood, is living in a society that suggests from the ages of 12 to 16, one is considered ugly and pretty much sent into exile until their sixteenth birthday, where an operation is performed to make them “pretty.” It sounds a bit ridiculous, but adolescents today can probably relate to this feeling of banishment in their few years of awkwardness. Consider for a moment what it…

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  • Graduation Speech: Costco Vs. Sam's Club

    laptop, TV, tablet and other electronics for discounted prices at both stores. 2. Let’s discover the truth about the prices of common goods sold at both stores. Let’s say Omid and Arun decide to have a competition to see who can save the most money. Omid shops at Costco [hand Omid Costco sign] and Arun shops at Sam’s Club [hand Arun Sam’s sign]. First on the list: strawberries. Arun wins this round as strawberries per pound at Sam’s Club were 26 cents less than at Costco. [Tally mark for Sam’s]…

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  • Expanded Cinema

    artist Valie Export has argued that the aesthetic of newly emerging expanded cinema in the 1960s was ‘aimed at making people aware of refinements and shifts of sensibility, the structures and conditions of visual and emotional communication, so as to render our amputated sense of perception capable of perception again’ . It became feasible to decontextualise, become aware and immerse oneself into various components of cinematic experience. Therefore, initially, expanded cinema was perceived…

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  • Cinema Is The Ultimate Pervert Art Analysis

    particular, but in general, the different meanings will be selected to portray different aspects of cinema, both new and old. Cinema is a medium of communication because it sends a message. A film has a reason for being made. For example, Crash; a movie by Paul Haggis — aims to show the role of race and class in the average society. The movie sends a message by showing that it is essential to wipe out racism in our communities because it fosters unnecessary hatred for people who may be helpful…

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  • Direct Eye Contact: Book Review

    created in cooperative learning environments (Wong, H., & Wong, R.., p. 254). Cooperative learning also has the effect of students taking the responsibility in “helping one another with assignments and problems (Wong, H., & Wong, R., 2005, p. 254). Thus, taking some of the pressure off of teachers “to maintain order and to keep the students on task” (Wong, H., & Wong, R.,2005, p. 254). One of the first rules that I will have students follow is to always stay on task when assignments in class…

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  • Uglies Scott Westerfeld Character Analysis

    person's attention. Tally Youngblood is a person who wants nothing more than to fit in with the society that was made up around her and her generation. Tally wants nothing more than to become a "Pretty" yet in order to do that, she has to "save" a friend and rat out a secret hideout for those of whom want nothing to do with being "Pretty" and the society in general. Tally does not know it yet, but she is a cautious conflicted adventurer, a kind yet naive juvenile, and courageous person who has a…

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  • Uglies Westerfeld Analysis

    In the novel, “Uglies” by Scott Westerfeld, Tally Youngblood is a normal girl in a diverse society. When she is exposed to the truth, she becomes curious as to what lurks past her home. As people in her society age, they leave their individual civilizations separated from everyone else. From there they move to different, more advanced ones. At the age of 16 they go through a special treatment/surgery that advances them to New Pretty Town. When Tally meets Shay, they ultimately become close…

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