Words of Wisdom:

"If you want to know your past life, look into your present condition; if you want to know your future, look into your present action." - Kamakshi

Essays for English: Book Reports

  1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    Harry potter and the prisoner of Azkaban is an excellent book. Out of ten stars I would rate this one an eight because it was to short. Once you get into it and finish it. It seems so short, because it is so interesting. Harry Potter and the...
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  2. Hear What I Am Really Trying to Say,
    Tannen’s (1990) book, “You Just Don’t Understand,” explains heterogeneous facts about men and women’s communication styles. Tannen says once these gender differences are sorted out, men and women can recognize and...
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  3. Hemingway: Celebration of Manhood in "A Farewell to Arms"
    Hemingway: Celebration of Manhood in \"A Farewell to Arms\", by Alejandra de Picciotto, from Buenos Aires, Argentina<br /> Hemingway usually celebrates a specific type of manhood in his novels, and \"A Farewell to Arms\", published in 1929 and set...
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  4. How Atticus Was Differant from Other Fathers?
    Atticus lived as more than a father, he was also a mother and a friend. His children <br /> respected him as a parent, but trusted him as a companion. Atticus was forced to take the <br /> role of mother and father when his wife passed away. He...
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  5. How Does the Character in the "Yellow Wallpaper" Destroy Her Reality
    In the imprisoned mind of the mad wife in the story "The Yellow Wallpaper," lies the reality in which a person goes ludicrous dut to disregard, and lack of affection. Being incarcerated for so long, the wife went mad... in her reality she saw things...
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  6. How Power Corrupted the Pigs
    The satire Animal Farm by George Orwell expresses <br /> the idea of self-government through the animals. The <br /> animals play the role of humans, in this way using <br /> most, if not all, of the human characteristics. <br /> Because...
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  7. How Reliable Is the Narrator in Ethan Frome?
    I quote: “I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.”<br /> <br /> This opening paragraph encapsulates the main ideas of my presentation today. How reliable is...
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  8. How the Characters of the Scarlet Letter Represent Sin
    Lexico Publishing Dictionary at Dictionary.com defines sin as; 1. A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate, and 2. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong. These who definitions cleary...
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  9. Human Nature in Lord of the Flies
    Good morning/afternoon Mrs. Visser and class, <br /> <br /> I will be speaking about human nature and what it means to be human. Now what does it truly mean to be human and what makes us human? The main thing about humanity is we see ourselves as...
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  10. Human Values and Social Structures
    It can be said that Golding describes the moral of the book in relation to the scientific mechanics of society. This is found as a major theme in the book, which is actually fear. The boys on the island view this ideal in the form of the "beastie...
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  11. I Am the Cheese - Theme
    Heroes are not always credited for their honesty and righteousness. This is the view towards society that Robert Cormier exhibits in the novel ¡§I am the Cheese¡¨, where the individual is punished for standing up to himself. In this society, the...
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  12. Importance of Symbols
    In all novels the use of symbols are what make the story feel so real to the reader. A symbol as simple as a bird can mean so much more then what you see. Whereas a symbol as complicated as the sea, can mean so much less then what you thought. It...
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  13. Infatuating Idealism in F. Scott Fitzgerald's the Last Tycoon
    Idealism Is undoubtably present in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon. Infatuation may be a better word, for that was exactly what possessed the main character, Monroe Stahr. He was totally engorged with one Kathleen Moore. He idealized Miss...
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  14. Is It a Chocolate Sale...or a Chocolate War..??
    Chocolate "sale" or.....chocolate "war"? Although you describe this novel as <br /> <br /> being mainly based on simply the chocolate sale, the correct answer is more like the <br /> <br /> war of the chocolate sale. Already from the opening...
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  15. It's Not for the Government to Decide
    The decision to relocate one’s life to a far away or unknown place is most likely one of the most <br /> important and life changing decisions a person can ever make. Depending on where the move is <br /> to can effect the person’s job...
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  16. Jay Gatsby’s Greatness
    Many great American novels such as The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald interest us. Many readers could relate to this novel in plentiful ways such as how life sometimes can be so complicated. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Gatsby, who is the...
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  17. Lady or the Tiger
    Standing in the center of a larger arena was a young youth whose faith was in the balances. Spectators raise steely on all sides directly in front of him awaiting his death. In front of him was two massive doors behind one were life and bliss...
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  18. Lennie's Strength: Blessing or Curse?
    The Great Depression was a difficult time for all Americans. The economy was terrible, no one was making any money, and people were forced to live on the streets or work for food. That is exactly what George and Lennie did in Of Mice and Men. Set in...
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  19. Liber Abaci
    Leonardo Pisano was the first great mathematician of medievalChristian Europe. He played an important role in revivingancient mathematics and made great contributions of his own. After his death in 1240, Leonardo Pisano became known as...
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  20. Life After Death
    Question of Human Destiny <br /> <br /> 1. Life After Death : A History of the Afterlife in Western Religion -- by Alan F. Segal; Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday (July 13, 2004)ISBN: 0385422997<br /> This monumental study combines...
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  21. Literary Critisism on Glass Manageri and Death of a Salesman
    Both Death of a Salesman, and The Glass Menagerie have many things in common. They are both great plays, and both concern dysfunctional families. But there is a deeper similarity to these great literary works.   The similarity between the parents...
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  22. Lord of the Flies
    Every element of Lord of the Flies is subject to the book's search of certain philosophical conflicts. Lord of the Flies dramatizes fundamental human struggles of life while going on pure instincts. Through the use of the straightforward and simple...
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  23. Lord of the Flies - Essay 12
    In the book “Lord of the Flies”, William Golding tries to convey the “darkness of man’s heart” through a group of little boys. The story started out with a nuclear war background, and the group of boys were evacuated from their schools in...
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  24. Lord of the Flies - a Critical View
    In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, the author depicts his criticism of the culture in which he lives. He attempts to use his novel as a venue to portray the defects in society by using his characters’ flaws to show that the origin of...
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  25. Lord of the Flies: a View to the Evilness of Mankind
    There is hardly ever a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does. In the novel, Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, one could argue that man, in the state of nature, is born evil. The boys in the novel, represent...
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