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ESSAY-TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD The novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" illustrates many different points of view of racism. Long ago, when discriminating against black people was a part of everyday life, most people used very cruel words to describe them. Black people couldn't get jobs, and most didn't go to school because they were not accepted by white people. Most white people were taught to shut out black people from society. Communicating with a black person was completely unacceptable, and in

Tessa Stephens English Literary Analysis The novel My Antonia tells us that it takes time to find out what people are really like. It also helps us realize that it is scary to be new and it takes time to adjust. When Jimmy sees his grandmother give Antonia's mother her metal pot, he realizes that he didn't really know Antonia's family as well as he thought he did. When Antonia's father killed himself, Jimmy saw that something like a change in environment is dramatic enough to make some

Jurassic Park The novel, Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton had many rich, and interesting characters. Crichton seemed to be able to make them come alive and jump out of the pages into three-dimensional people. One such character was John Hammond. This man had dreams of greatness. He had extravagant plans and the money to back those plans up. He had always been a child at heart and he was in love with dinosaurs. His company, The Hammond Foundation financed many different digs for paleon

Alas, Babylon: Essay Composed by: (\/)ATT ©( )LL][ /V S English II Honors Mrs. Cottingham The possibility of thermonuclear war is a relatively new concept. The author of this novel, Alas Babylon, by Pat Frank, was a journalist during World War II. After the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thus bringing an end to the War, Pat decided to explore the possibility of an all out nuclear exchange with our most powerful e

Mark Twain's Shots at Society in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Ernest Hemingway once said of Mark Twain's novel, Huckleberry Finn, "All modern American literature comes from Huckleberry Finn." Mark Twain is perhaps one of the greatest American writers and is known as a pioneer for the American novel. His books during his time were immensely popular among rich and poor. He introduced the "adventure" style, where the main characters travel around having interesting experiences together

Look at the Dark Side of Life: A Comparison Between Conrad's and Joyce's Imagery To children, night lights give a sense of security and leave the imagination to rest. The comfort of light is helpful for children who often conjure up monsters that lurk under the bed and ominous shadows from tree branches. Dark scenes are often depicted as the foreboding unknown and things one may not rather learn more about. However, when Jake comes to a divine revelation to reunite the band in the mov

In Other Words: Symbolically Representing Transformation A physical transformation is an incredible thing to watch. Whether it is a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, or a child growing up, it is always interesting to see the "before and after". In the novel, Demian, the character Sinclair goes through a series of transformations prompted by his ongoing relationship with the Demian family. During the novel, these transformations are not stated directly, rather, they are shown through symbo

ATTENTION: I SHIT YOU NOT, THIS IS A GRADE A PAPER IN AN HONORS ENGLISH CLASS. I RECEIEVED A 92 AND WORKED MY ASS OFF, BUT I'M NOT AN ANAL RETENTIVE DORK. I BELIEVE IN SHARING THE WEALTH. READ THIS PAPER, THERE ARE MISTAKES!!! ALSO, THERE ARE TWO SOURCES QUOTED WHICH I FORGOT TO PUT IN THE WORKS CITED. THEY ARE FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE. JUST FUDGE THE GODDAMN DATES, MY TEACHER DIDN'T NOTICE, AND HE'S A PRETTY SHARP GUY. HOWEVER, SOME (WISEASS) TEACHERS PICK OUT A RANDOM PERSON AND RUN CH

Attention, I really screwed up the author's name in this. His name is Sherwood, not Sherwin. I guess that comes from writing the paper at 3am. I actually spent several days rewriting this paper. The paper compares and contrasts two stories from Winesburg, and received an 89 or 90, I don't remember. It was submitted in an Honors English class, the hardest english level at my school. I hope it's high quality bullshit. Have a nice day. Sherwin Anderson's collection of short stories about a

There are very few people on earth who associate Edgar Allan Poe with happy little children's stories of bunnies and squirrels peacefully frolicking in the fields and flowers. And that is because he never wrote anything like that. Mr. Poe was not a very happy man. His writings were dark and foreboding, and some were just plain scary. But the reasons for his unhappiness are the hardships which he had to endure throughout his life. Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 19th, 1809.