Minfong Ho

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  • The Clay Marble By Minfong Ho

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    Written by Minfong Ho, The Clay Marble introduces a relatively new topic to today’s teenagers-the lives of Cambodia during wartime in the 1970s. In 154 pages and eighteen chapters, The Clay Marble follows the life of the protagonist, Dara, a twelve-year old Cambodian girl, seeking a home for the remnants of family during Cambodian’s civil war. The novel is historical fiction, presenting the story of Dara in her own first-person perspective. Summary With a war going on between the Khmer Rouge and

  • Castaway Analysis

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    who follow Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs believe that the basic needs are the most important needs. Seeing as how the basic needs include food, water, and rest, this makes sense. Without those essentials, one will die. In the book The Clay Marble by Minfong Ho, in chapter nine, a young refugee named Dara is walking back to her campsite after being separated from her family. “I noticed an old man looking at me curiously. He was sitting with his own family, holding a plate of cold rice. I looked at it hungrily

  • Theme Of An Outsider

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    The Outsiders by S.E Hinton and The Clay Marble by Minfong Ho both center around the motif of being an outsider. The theme of both books is that you are never an outsider when you have friends and family. This is shown through the two main characters, Dara and Ponyboy. While they share similarities, the two are also vastly different. Dara starts her story as a very innocent and hopeful girl. When she arrives at the refugee camp, she says “I had the strange feeling that somehow I had finally come

  • The Character Of Bully In The Clay Marble By Minfong Ho

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    In the book ‘The Clay Marble’ written by Minfong Ho, several interesting characters are introduced. Although Chnay is a minor character in the story he has an important role to play. The complex nature of this character changes greatly from beginning to end, giving the reader much to think about as the story unfolds. In the beginning he is portrayed as a bully to the young children inside the Cambodian refugee camp, destroying the artwork they would make out of clay. Later in the story he becomes

  • My Hometown

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    My hometown is a lonely little island that floats in the middle of the East China Sea. It is a fairly small island where the weather is sunny year long. There is no official language since it is such a small island, rather the islanders speak a mix of Chinese, Korean and Japanese. It is such a small island that we have a population of barely over 1,000 people. Everyone lives a peaceful life, until one day… … It all starts in the morning, where I am watching the morning news with my sister, Eun-Ji

  • Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching

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    Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching “The Prime Minister’s Powerful Better Half” is an article about a powerful women named Ho Ching, the Chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings. This summary will provide responses to questions about Ho Ching’s influence based on this week’s reading materials. It will explain whether or not Ho Ching is an influential leader, what types of tactics she uses to influence others based on a portion of her speech, and list her sources of power and characterize

  • 'Archetype InThe LambBy William Blake'

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    Blakes Archetypes William Blake is one of the most famous poets in the Romantics period. A unique thing about Blake is his ability to not only write poems but to be able to combine that with his artistic ability. Every poem that Blake writes is not printed, but is handwritten with a piece of his artwork. Blake is also very well known for his two opposite Archetypes. An Archetype is when something symbolizes something else. In addition to the symbols an archetype can also have background or a story

  • A Story Of A Short Story

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    One evening in late fall a young innocent girl named Mary was walking along the road when she saw a poor defenseless lamb. She started to approach the lamb, and as she got closer… and closer… and closer, mary notices something around the lamb's neck. It was a collar of some sort but did not have a name tag on it. She decided to take it home and put signs up for a missing lamb. When they got back to Mary’s house the lamb noticed that the house was kind of mysterious looking, two gargoyles were placed

  • Examples Of Mamb To The Slaughter By Mary Maloney

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    “The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being from another,” is the basic definition for murder. Unlawfully killing someone and having no reason of killing him/her is murder, there just isn’t any argument for it. In ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ by Roald Dahl, Mary Maloney is a housewife married to Patrick Maloney in the 1950s. He tells her something she doesn’t want to hear, more than likely it’s a divorce, and she still decides to cook dinner for him. She takes a frozen leg lamb they were going

  • Business Analysis : Business Manager

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    Most small business owners would benefit by electing to hire a business consultant, particularly if they are just starting up or if their business is not doing as well they hoped it would. Consultants can help you in many ways, offering the breadth of their experience in business start-ups and management to enable you to get off to the best possible start or to rescue a failing business that nevertheless has good potential. Business Consultant Services When you hire a business consultant you are