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    The first book of A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Bad Beginning is written by Lemony Snicket. The book starts out when the Baudelaire children are on Briny Beach where they receive terrible news about their parent’s death. They had to live with the Mr. Poe and his family, people they knew, until Mr. Poe found the relative they were supposed to live with when both of their parents died. The relative they stayed with had the name of Count Olaf. While living at Count Olaf’s house the children met Justice Strauss a neighbor of their new guardian. In her house there was a gigantic library that the kids enjoyed very much. While living with Count Olaf they discovered he wanted their fortune that couldn’t be used until the oldest child was of age.…

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    Saving the world and saving your yourself while still trying to have a childhood is harder than it looks, which is shown by the book Maximum Ride: Nevermore and A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning .After I read Maximum Ride: Nevermore, I discovered that both these books focus on the struggles of young kids who have been detached from society because of terrible tragedies. They try to recuperate over time, but because of hypocritical people and brusque actions, they cannot escape…

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    1. Olaf gives insight to his life and past experiences. When Jim the big black sailor enters Olaf’s life, Jim brings out thoughts, feelings, and emotions in Olaf that are unforeseen. 2. The author wants his readers to realize, what time in the decade we were in and what was going on around that time dealing with discrimination. It identifies Jim and Olaf because, it states how Olaf judged Jim so badly just by the way his features were. 3. No reason, his fear of Jim started the hatred. Just…

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    Count Olaf Essay

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    They went to sleep at a strict bedtime of 7:30 and woke up bright and early at 5:15. The children could not stay awake past 7:30 or sleep in past 5:15. Well little did they know Count Olaf was slowly brainwashing them with who knows what method. However there always was a strange aroma in the air at these times. Each morning Sunny cried until Olaf came to the rescue to hold her, while Violet and Klaus made breakfast for everyone. They started to believe Count Olaf was actually family. Soon…

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    The book A Series of Unfortunate Events: A Bad Beginning is a perfect book for all ages. There are 13 books in the series and each one has something different waiting to happen. In each book something bad happens to the children and then they have to go somewhere else and live with someone else, too. The books are great for all ages, but ages 11-14 would enjoy the book a bit more because it may make more sense to them. Some of the wording they use may also be confusing to kids under the age 11…

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    The playwright does this by introducing Kindred who upon being notified of Everyman’s difficulty eventually says, “But one thing I warn you, by Saint Anne, / As for me, ye shall go alone” (353-354). Thus, expressing that neither family, close relations, or what they have done will accompany the audience when they die. It is important that Kindred says this, because Kindred is representing all the friendships and family who the audience might find a connection with and find comforting, but makes…

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    Sportsmanship Influence

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    approaching, giving a 110% performance, finding a role model, and most importantly, have fun. Good sportsmanship begins with the understating of sports principles, which present innumerable opportunities to learn skills that last a lifetime. Sportsmanship is a skill which is developed. Poor sportsmanship is learned just like good sportsmanship. We can see the type of sportsmanship a person has through their interactions with people. They can go up to individual from the other team, shake hands,…

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    The words “pizza taxi” may seem totally random to you, but to me and two of my best friends, Dani and Jaime, it’s a symbol of our crazy, unpredictable friendship. In the novel, How to be Bad, the three main characters, Jesse, Vicks, and Mel, resemble us in many ways; fears, personalities, beliefs, and relationships. My friends and the book crew of girls are perfect examples of how opposites attract. The resemblances start with Jaime, and Jesse as being an uptight, thoughtful, “Christian Pants”,…

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    The words “pizza taxi” may seem totally random to you, but to me and two of my best friends, Dani and Jaime, it’s a symbol of our crazy, unpredictable friendship. In the novel, How to be Bad, the three main characters, Jesse, Vicks, and Mel, resemble us in many ways; fears, personalities, beliefs, and relationships. My friends and the book crew of girls are perfect examples of how opposites attract. The resemblances start with Jaime, and Jesse being an uptight, thoughtful, “Christian Pants”,…

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    not the only person that cares about their reputation there is one more person that clearly cares about it. One more person that only care about their reputation is John Proctor. John Proctor is an actual good man who in my opinion was falsely accused of witchcraft. When he was trying to keep his reputation good, he was just trying to do what he thought was best for him, cause he knew what was actually happening. When they were trying to get him to confess he did not want to write his name…

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