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"It's not about death... but *life*." - Majora

Essays for English: Book Reports

  1. Book Review
    Book review: The Long Hard Road Out of Hell Author: Marilyn Manson, with Neil Strauss Review by: Kayla Matthews “When you have friends you form a band, when your...
  2. Book Report Once N Then
    Book Report: Once & Then Morris Gleitzman, a well-known English writer with more than 20 amazing books to his name. Once & Then, the book being reviewed, is...
  3. Book Reports
    BOOK REVIEW Introduction Begin with an interesting lead that grabs reader’s attention. Consider using a quote from the book as a lead. You might also give a brief...
  4. 1984 by George Orwell
    In the book “1984” Orwell criticizes totalitarianism of all types and brings up questions concerning social status of citizens and the role of politics in the society. Orwell depicts events, experience, time, memories through different...
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  5. Genetic Order Knocks Outprejudice
    In the article, “Genetic Order Knocks Out Prejudice” the author Keith Payne illustrates about people diagnosed with Williams syndrome and he describes that those with the...
  6. A Doll's House
    Often in literature characters are presented as victims of society. There are many examples of this in Henrik Ibsen’s controversial play, “A Doll’s House”. Written during the Victorian era, Ibsen’s play would have...
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  7. Women's Issues In And Concerning A Doll's House
    Women’s Issues In and Concerning A Doll’s House<br /> <br /> A Doll’s House was a groundbreaking play upon its original theatrical release. Critics were extremely negative at first, as demonstrated by Rosefeldt’s opinion, “In Henrik...
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  8. A Literary Analysis of "Barn Burning"
    At first glance, the story “Barn burning” seems just to be about a tyrannical father and a son who is in the grips of that tyranny. I think Faulkner explores at least one important philosophical question in this story were he asks at...
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  9. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Quote Response/Analysis
    There are many themes in William Shakespeare\'s A Midsummer Night\'s Dream(1595 or 1596), the main theme of the play is love. The main plot of the play is composed of the interaction of two Athenian couples(Hermia and Lysander, Helena, and Demetrius...
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  10. A Picture of Dorian Gray
    Oscar Wilde, author of The Picture of Dorian Gray, makes Basil's lifechangedrastically by having him paint a portrait of Dorian Gray and expresstoo much of himselfin it, which, in Wilde's mind, is a troublesome obstacle to circumvent. Wilde...
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  11. A Separate Peace - Gene's Journey
    Gene Forrester's difficult journey towards maturity and the adult <br /> world is a main focus of the novel, A Separate Peace, by John Knowles. <br /> Gene's journey begins the moment he pushes Phineas from the tree and <br /> the process...
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  12. Study Habits and Attitudes Correlates with the Academic Achievement of Grade V Pupils
    | | | | | | National Capital Region | Division of City Schools | Caloocan North District IV | BAGBAGUIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | Caloocan City...
  13. A Tale of Two Cities
    In the fictitious novel Tale of Two Cities, the author, Charles <br /> Dickens, lays out a brilliant plot. Charles Dickens was born in <br /> England on February 7, 1812 near the south coast. His family moved to <br /> London when he was ten...
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  14. A Tale of Two Cities: Which Chapters Do You Prefer, Those Set in Engla
    On reading ‘A Tale Of Two Cities’, my general impression is that the French chapters are a lot more interesting to read. I prefer the chapters set in France because they are much more exciting and I am carried away by the novel whereas...
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  15. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Scandal in Bohemia
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was written by Sir Arthur ConanDoyle. The novel was first published in 1892. A Scandal in Bohemia was a short story about a woman who has pictures of herself and a high Englishnobleman. She used them to...
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  16. After the Bomb
    After the Bomb written by Gloria Miklowitz is a thrilling <br /> novel that takes place before, during, and after a bomb which <br /> supposedly was sent from Russia by accident. L.A. and surrounding <br /> cities are all altered by the...
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  17. All Quiet on the Western Front
    The Problem of Language in "All Quiet on the Western Front" For it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues that only babble child's play...
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  18. Amazing Grace
    Introduction <br /> Jonathan Kozol’s Amazing Grace is a book about the trials and tribulations of everyday life for a <br /> group of children who live in the poorest congressional district of the United States, the South Bronx. <br /> Their...
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  19. Thillai
    Book Report Sisters Pamela and Mary O’Shaughnessy’s eighth novel to feature South Lake Tahoe attorney Nina Reilly puts the lawyer in the defendant's chair. Ever since...
  20. The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
    The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck Book Review by Andrew Gimlich 1/20/03   "Without warning the Nazis invaded the town.  They seized the mayor's home as their...
  21. “First Love, Last Rites” Book Review
    “First Love, Last Rites” book review “First Love, Last Rites”, a collection of Ian McEwan’s early works, was first published in 1975. It consists of 8 whacky...
  22. Amusing Ourselves to Death; Mediums, Friend or Foe?
    Electronic media is inferior to print media due to the fact that electronic media can be bias, selective, and evasive for the purpose of entertainment. Electronic media serves as a form of entertainment with a main goal of serving their...
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  23. Amy Foster & the Mythology of Love
    In "Amy Foster", Joseph Conrad has written a great story that <br /> shows the different types of love felt between Amy and Yanko as <br /> described by Joseph Campbell in his essay on "The Mythology of Love". <br /> The relationship of Yanko...
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