Vivian Island

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  • Orphan Train Character Analysis

    Going back and forth from Vivian’s life as a little girl, and to Molly’s life and Vivian’s life as an elder, she shows both stories. Molly admits that cleaning out the attic wasn’t as bad as she thought. “I like her. She’s kind of cool” (Kline 128). You can just tell by the conversations they are having now, compared to what they were having at the beginning, that they have gotten closer and they don’t mind each other’s company. As they go through the boxes, Vivian just lets go and tells Molly all about her life. Before she realizes it, Molly knows everything there is to know about Vivian. She has never told anyone about it before. Molly wants to give something back to Vivian for letting her do her community service hours with her. Molly really cares about her now. Hearing all about Vivian’s life, Molly knows just what she wants to do to help. She wants to do research to try to learn more about what happened to her family and to try to find them. Her family got separated after a fire when she was really little and she was alone after that. Molly wants to find out what actually might have happened to…

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  • Celia Garth By Gwen Bristow: Character Analysis

    In the novel Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow, due to one of the most substantial wars in American history, The American Revolutionary War, a character by the name of Vivian Lacy will be discerned. The exceptional women Vivian givens the reader a glimpse into various aspects of her personality. Allowing the reader to gain insight into the subconscious of Mrs Lacy. The psyche of this character is a complex, and important aspect of the entirety of the novel. It may not seem like this is the case, as a…

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  • What Is Grant's Transformation In A Lesson Before Dying

    Thought the novel the reader can see that Grants perspective on religion, his relationship with Jefferson and the understanding of each other and his relationship with Tante Lou, Miss Emma, and Vivian changed from the beginning, middle, and end of the novel. At the beginning of the story grant did not have faith in god he was an atheist and although Grant did not believe in god he is still required by the school system to require his class to recite bible verses making his class seem as a…

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  • False Identity In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

    dreams were, even though she still gave the hope for their success. 2.) In the film Wit the theme of lack of compassion existing in professions is shown all throughout the movie. Vivian is a remarkable scholar with a thick skull and a self-independent personality. Throughout the film, as she underwent the struggle of stage four cancer, she transformed into someone who craved personal touch and conversation. Many of the characters in the film represent the lack of compassion, which led Vivian to…

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  • Christiana Baker Kline: A Literary Analysis

    talisman in her book to tell about something that was used for a good luck charm. Both of the main characters in this book have one. For Vivian it is her claddagh necklace, and for Molly it is the charms on her necklace. Vivian has had that necklace since the day she left Ireland it has been her one constant for most of her life. And when Dutchy who is now Luke goes off to war she makes him take it with him “I take the claddagh off the chain around me neck and wrap it in a piece of felt. Tucking…

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  • Misfits: A Short Story

    I lean in to one conversation, trying not to come off as an eaves dropper. “Vivian is as elegant as the rumors say,” one says, “Too bad she’s stuck in that class of misfits.” Class of misfits? I can’t help but bring the Elder’s words to mind. A single voice silences all whispering, “What’s this commotion?” I look to my left and right, unsure of the owner. The voice seemed to come from far away, but was still loud enough to reach all of us. I’m still looking over my shoulder when I notice that…

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  • She Walks In Beauty Gorden Analysis

    In “She Walks in Beauty” by George Gorden, Lord Bryon, the poet describes a woman’s impeccable beauty and how mesmerized he is by her. Many scholars have been in conflict as to who he is describing and what his relationship with her is. We can guess that she is his lover based on the awe that he projects and some even believe that she may be a close family member of his. I believe that he does love her in a romantic way, however she is someone he cannot touch or even hope to build a relationship…

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  • Summary Of Maximum Ride: The Angle Experiment

    Journal Don’t ever lose hope finding someone you love. In the book Maximum Ride: The Angle Experiment, Max, Nudge, Fang, Iggy, and Gasman had someone taken away from them. These people known as erasers or “white coats” had taken away eleven year old Angel to the “school” as they call it, but ill talk about that later. Max, or her full name Maximum is one of the older Characters next to Fang (boy) at around the age 18. Both Nudge (girl) and Gasman (boy) are at around 10 to 13, and Angel is 11.…

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  • Themes In Joy Luck Club And Charlie Bissinger's Dreaming Of Heroes

    In Amy Tan’s, “Joy Luck Club” and Charlie Bissinger’s article, “ Dreaming of Heroes” from Friday Night Lights develop the central theme of Hope and Confidence between the relationships of the children and their parents.The central theme: hope develops because of the high expectations that the parents want from their children;, so, they can develop a better lives for themselves in the future. As the process of achieving the the high expectations from the parents goes on, the children seem to…

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  • The Logger Of Ellwood Forest Analysis

    The Logger of Ellwood Forest “The blade itself incites to deeds of violence.” Homer, The Odyssey Mrs. Rayes crossed the rented cabin foyer, her silk kimono slipping off her shoulders, and the ice-cubes in her glass of whisky clinking against one another as both of her hands shook; one hand gripping whisky and the other reaching for the brass knob of a garishly designed front door, “Laurence,” she said, throwing open the door and grabbing a hold of her son’s left elbow. “Please, Laurence, who…

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