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  • Theme Of Goodnight Mist Tom

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    Introduction William Beech is the protagonist, the main character, in the plot of Michelle Magorian’s Goodnight Mister Tom. A plot is the course of action in a literary work. He is evacuated from London during the merge of World War II to a little village, Little Weirwold, at the country side north of the city. As he arrives he is just an unloved, shy, uncared for and abused 8 year old boy. But as time goes by in Little Weirwold, William transforms into a self-confident, happy boy. As community

  • Why Is The Conch Important In Lord Of The Flies

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    We all know Lord of the Flies doesn’t end well nor has an happy ending, but if you followed an object as simple as the conch, you will realize that something so simple can cause an uproar in these kids expedition. These kids were stranded and left with all the resources they had, which was the whole island. To keep everyone in peace, the boys used the conch to let everyone know who is the boss, which is anyone that is holding the conch. The conch is powerful to the story because it symbolized something

  • Film Analysis : Casablanca

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    Casablanca is a classic World War II movie set in December and in the year of 1941 in Casablanca, Morocco, which was the location for people seeking to find an exit port to depart to the United States in order to escape the terrible conditions of the war in Europe as well as the Nazi concentration camps. This movie was set before the involvement of the United States in World War II and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The movie depicted the urban society with people belonging to the different

  • Narrative Analysis Of Casablanca

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    Casablanca, to me, is a very unique artifact to study. I think that studying this artifact, is very creative and engaging. One thing that sticks out to me relating Casablanca, is the lighting, as mentioned in a group’s project. When watching film, I tend to overlook the lighting, but when seeing the project, it made me think differently. Every movie filmed has a purpose for every scene, there are no accidents. One scene that stuck out to me was the scene with Ilsa and Rick. In the scene Ilsa looks

  • My Life - Original Writing Essay

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    Her (my girlfriend) being new to the school, catching my attention, as she gracefully passed me by, not knowing how pretty she is, and me not knowing her name. She kept recurring, I never spoke to her, not even sure if she had even noticed my existence, completing if I even had a chance with her, or if I was just wasting my time. As she walked into my class, that when her eyes met mine, as she looked away shyly, almost like she was blushing, not knowing how her big beautiful brown eyes, captured

  • Home Is Where The Heart Is

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    Kaedee Kay Bergquist Schultz College Literature 13/10/2016 Home is Where the Heart Is Ask anyone what home means to him or her, and I guarantee that every single person would have a different answer to give. To me, home is a place of freedom to do what one wants without being worried about consequences, where everything is familiar; everything has memories, good or bad. Home is the people who are there, not so much the building itself. Freedom is an important aspect of home to me. In my home, I

  • The Awakening Essay

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    Edna Pontellier Throughout The Awakening, a novel by Kate Chopin, the main character, Edna Pontellier showed signs of a growing depression. There are certain events that hasten this, events which eventually lead her to suicide. At the beginning of the novel when Edna's husband, Leonce Pontellier, returns from Klein's hotel, he checks in on the children and believing that one of them has a fever he tells his wife, Edna. She says that the child was fine when he went to bed, but Mr. Pontellier

  • Essay on Fear in Lord of the Flies

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    Fear in Lord of the Flies In the novel the Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, fear is the cause of all of the problems that take place on the island. At first, the island is thought to be splendid and a paradise, but as the boys' stay on the island increases, so, too, do their fears. The boys soon become afraid of each other and soon after that the boys break up and fight because of the fear. The boys' original fears are of what they think are beasts. "Then people started getting

  • Motivation Is Life

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    Motivation is continuity for life. While there are many difficulties in life they can be overcome. Motivation is our value of life. There is not a single person with ought the ability to motivated, unless they are dead. Moving on in life is easier with motivation. In an article by Chris Jones Roger Ebert fought through cancer and had motivation to live. “That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try”. (Jones 34) Roger Ebert was a fighter of cancer who was

  • Persuasive Speech About Selfies

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    Look around you, whether you are at your favourite coffee shop or even at the local park, there is something that could never be overlooked. Selfies! What are selfies, you ask? Undoubtedly, you must be living under a rock. Well, let me shine some light upon you. A selfie is a picture you take of yourself. Yes, it is just that simple. You take out your smartphone, open the camera app and voila! You are good to go take selfies to your heart's content. Magical isn't it? How could something as simple