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A Character I admire From Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry A description means saying in words what something or somebody is like and admire means regarding somebody with respect, pleasure and satisfaction. The character I admire in Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor is Little Man aka Clayton Chester Logan. I admire Little Man because he is brave and stubborn, is loyal to his family, likes to be very clean, and understands a lot about racism. Little Man is the youngest child in

Criticisms of Steinbeck and His Novels One of the most realistic, compassionate, yet controversial writers of all time was John Steinbeck. The novels written by him take readers through experiences that make deep impressions in their minds and are not easily forgotten. The devastation and pain that Steinbeck embarked on his characters, and their struggle to survive, is written with such immense description and realism, that readers can't help but feel the characters pain. The main subje

The movie a thin Red Line was mainly about a battle that happened during World War II. It showed realistic examples of the combat style of the World War II, and how the Japanese fought. The movie's title was named because it was said at the beginning that there is a thin red line that divides the sane from the mad. In this movie some will earn metals others will do anything to get out of the war before they die. This movie was an excellent example of combat and face to face fighting. At

Dicey's Song takes place in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. The setting helps with the mood of the story. The mood is relaxed and calm. This novel's point of view is third person (he, she, they, and them). The protagonist of the story is Dicey Tillerman. Dicey is the "hero" of this story. Dicey is very caring. Also, Dicey loves her family, and she does everything possible to protect her family. The antagonist of Dicey's Song, is her life. Her mom's sickness (she was crazy and left Dicey and her famil

In the beginning of the story, Nick is introduced. He has moved from the Midwest to New York to get rich by becoming a stock broker. Also living in New York is his second cousin, Daisy, who is married to Tom Buchanan. Nick, being liked by everyone, learns a lot. First of all, he learns of Gatsby who is his next-door neighbor. Secondly, he learns of Daisy and Gatsby's past relationship. They used to be a couple but broke up due to the fact that Gatsby was away at war and had lost his money. This

The Chocolate War "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier is a realistic fiction book about one boy's struggles to fight for what is right in a school ruled by a group of sharp-witted, clever individuals. This group, known as the Vigils, play the largest role in the story. True, they're not exactly the people you want to be rooting for in the end, but they keep the story interesting. Because of this group, the story never turns out how you think it will or how you want it to. Which is why

Silas Marner Paper Andrew Purcell Deadline Draft 2.7.00 The Cass Family and the Seven Deadly Sins Thesis: Through the deeds of Squire Cass, Dunstan Cass, and Godfrey Cass, the family, as a whole, serves as the embodiment of the seven deadly sins. Outline: . Squire Cass . Anger . Sloth . Dunstan Cass . Envy . Gluttony . Covetousness . Godfrey Cass . Pride . Lust In literature, both the positive and the negative aspects

As society changes around us, we spot things we never noticed before: high divorce rates, murder rates, and drug use just to name a few. James Riddley-Scott and Mary Shelley noticed and had a fear of child abandonment. In Frankenstein, Shelley explores this subject through the viewpoint of a man, Victor, who creates a child so hideous that he cannot bear to look at it, and consequently deserts it. In Blade Runner Scott explores this matter through a businessman, Tyrell, who makes replicants of

Through the study of two of American literature's classics, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, and Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the decline of the American Dream is evident. Fitzgerald uses the East and West to compare the moral decline of each, while Williams uses the Old South and the New South to distinguish the differences in morality. The American Dream is just that, a dream. A long-lost hope based on the idea that anyone can succeed in America. The phrases, "from rags

Sula By Toni Morrison In recent years the African-American community has seen the formation of a class of intellectuals (scholars, critics, and writers), a formation continually plagued with conflict both within and without. Toni Morrison is one of those African-American intellectuals. Her book, Sula, reveals some of the conflict within the African-American community. Although all Morrison's novels focus on the relationships between black characters, Sula stands alone in its lack of