Mr. Whipple

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  • Examination of Characters in Katherine Anne Porter's Short Story He

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    noteworthy. The most elaborately detailed character is Mrs. Whipple. She is the dominating member of the Whipple family; despite her belief in "men's work" as opposed to women's, she seems to have a great deal of say in family decisions. Mrs. Whipple is extremely concerned with status and appearances -- indeed, overly so. This preoccupation of hers is prominent throughout the story, from beginning to end. She

  • 'He' and 'A Jazz-Age Clerk'

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    characters, Mrs. Whipple and Jack, seem ashamed of their current lives and continually attempt to impress others. Mrs. Whipple constantly informs Mr. Whipple of the thoughts or ideas that people might have towards their simple-minded son, whereas Jack characterizes a materialistic and superficial person whose main goal is to impress others. Furthermore, both characters are extremely proud and overly self-conscious. In "He," Porter narrates the already mentioned excessive

  • Mrs. Whipple and Her Son in Katherine Porter's He Essay

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    Mrs. Whipple and Her Son in Katherine Porter's He In the story "He" by Katherine Porter, the main character Mrs. Whipple is often seen as a cruel, neglectful mother who mistreats her son, and there is ample evidence to support this view. But there is another away to look at Mrs. Whipple: she can also be perceived as a pitiful mother being forced to raise a retarded child that is totally incapable of returning her love. After closer inspection, however, it becomes evident that Mrs. Whipple

  • Mrs Mensah Reported That David

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    Mrs Mensah reported that David was born premature and spent several months in hospital before being discharged and that during this time she visited David in hospital every other day. After David had been discharged, Mrs Mensah stated that she played an active part in David’s early life, reporting that when he was six months old, she would often bathe him, feed him, take him to the park and reported introducing him to many of his favourite toys. Mrs Mensah also reported that she provided regular

  • Short Story : How The Clothes Were Made Before The War '

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    ‘Yes. No. It’s too early to say. But there is another matter I should explain.’ This time, Mr Duck’s face turned solemn when he opened a large history book. The Great Seaboard Wars. Dust flew from its covers, and the parchment crackled when he turned each page. ‘Ah yes, The Great Seaboard Wars’ said Miss Prunella, as she looked over his shoulder

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    always do.” There was a long pause and Ellie instantly became nervous. It was never good when her stepmother paused like this. There was a sharp whistling noise that sounded like Frances was sucking air between the gaps of her front teeth. Only when Mrs. Tuttle had gone to fetch the potatoes did Frances speak. “Ellie, come over to the rug,” she said. “Stand behind that chair, so I can see you.” She did as she was told, placing her hands behind her back and forcing herself to look at the odious visage

  • Overtones In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    this quote and it’s intended meaning. A few examples of this is when the foot-washers call Miss Maudie and her flowers a sin, when the foot-washers quote scripture to Miss Maudie and she quotes some right back, when Mrs. Farrow talks about the blacks as if they are wild animals, when Mrs. Merriweather talks about the cooks and field hands grumbling after Tom’s Trials and when Jem is explaining to Dill why Dolphus Raymond is somewhat of a town outcast. Some of the extremely devout people (the foot-washers

  • Summary On The Episode ( 3-4 Sentences )

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    Chapter Page # Summary of the Episode (3-4 sentences) Relevance/Analysis (3-5 sentences that answer 1 or more of the guiding criteria) Significant Quotation (supports character development) Quote Page # Chapter 6 Pages 46-47 Jane starts a conversation with Helen, a student who was flogged without reason. She can’t understand why Helen would bear the pain and not rebel. Jane’s rebellious nature can be seen in this passage. She has a hostility towards violent authority. This is most likely caused

  • Dr. Seuss: A Real Doctor: An Analysis

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    As a young child, I always wondered if Dr. Seuss was a real doctor. After doing some digging, I found out that Dr. Seuss wasn’t a real doctor. I loved Dr. Seuss, and this made me question everything. This left a major impact on me, especially in my younger years. I started to question if literature was even important to me. It is a little silly, questioning literature over Dr. Seuss not being a real doctor, but that’s how it was! I would go between these phases of not reading for a while and reading

  • Prelude Bellluxe

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    Prelude- Belleluxe- 1632     I am Rose Marseille. I live in Belleluxe, a tiny city with many rich people within it. One of the rich families is my family,  the Marseille’s. There’s Mr. Jacob Marseille (father), Mrs. Mary Marseille (Mother); and my siblings, William (15), Daisy (10), Charles (7),  May (1), and Me (13). Along with the arrogant Kellies; Lola and Lela (14), James (27), and John (16). The sweet Scherbaums, and many others. However, there are unfortunately many poor people too. Such