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    Norton Juster’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth successfully used different types of literary devices to introduce the main theme of the novel which was the importance of education. Juster told the story of a boy named Milo who was described as, “…a boy… who didn’t know what to do with himself- not just sometimes, but always” (1961, p. 9). Milo was very indecisive and overall, he leads a pretty boring and uneventful life. However, all of that changed when he came home from school one day and noticed

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    Have you ever read the Phantom Tollbooth? It is a book written by Norton Juster, of The Dot and the Line. One of his most famous quotes is, ¨You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.¨ The Phantom Tollbooth is about a boy named Milo, who doesn't know what to do with his life until a mysterious package in his room appears when he walks home from school. When he drives through the ¨phantom tollbooth,¨ he discovers wonders beyond his imagination.

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    actions that are happening around them. Failing to understand others or caring about their own surroundings, they simply fail to see the fascinating aspects of life. This point becomes noticeable in the novel The Phantom Tollbooth, written by Norton Juster when discouraged Milo, the protagonist of this story, learns how appreciating life and noticing things around him can help him in life. Milo starts off as a character who is always extremely bored with life and thinks that the world is melancholically

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    If we lived in a society where books were burned, the preservation of books and their messages would become exceedingly important. The messages that some books share are key to understanding and overcoming many of the world’s problems. Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth is one of these many books. The Phantom Tollbooth shows the power of imagination and the consequences of and ignorance, explores the many ways to overcome ignorance using wisdom and creativity, and enables readers to see the power

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    The phantom tollbooth is an great book.It’s plot is about a kid who thinks every thing’s a bore.Then a magical tollbooth mysteriously appears and he drives through cause he has nothing better to do.But when he gets there he finds places you would never expect.He meets boys who float off the ground and islands that you get to by jumping.I would prefer this book to anyone no mater how old or young. Setting:The phantom tollbooth’s setting is the land of wisdom.What is the land of wisdom?the land of

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    Lesson That Help Me

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    The Lesson That Helped Me More Than Anything A character in Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth was taught a something that they didn’t was valuable at the time, but later in life found that it was something that helped him. As we grow up we question a lot of the things that we are taught, like how is it going to help us in the future. For me it was treating others the way you want to be treated. To me I thought that we should treat others the way they treat us. My family tried to show me that

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    they look at life. From the outset, both Milo in The Phantom Tollbooth and Carl in Up set out for a journey. But Milo in The Phantom Tollbooth starts the journey as a young boy who "has plenty of time" and does not mind where he is going to end up (Juster). Milo's journey, in fact, is an unforeseen adventure of an oblivious and idle boy to the latent sea of knowledge. However, the journey of Carl in Up appears to be a long-time planned one, and when the local authorities intend to send him to a retirement

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    Fight Club, starring Edward Norton who plays a role as a typical single man, living an ordinary life working in the corporate world. He believes in buying the most fascinating things that his money can buy. Even though that may seem perfect, he suffered from insomnia, multiple person’s disorder (schizophrenia), delusions, and paranoia. The movie starts out with a detailed history of his life as an adult. But surprisingly throughout the whole movie, he (Edward Norton) never once stated his name

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    Fight Club and Our Consumer Identity The narrator in the film Fight Club is questioned about his devastated condo and declares, "That condo was my life, okay? I loved every stick of furniture in that place. That was not just a bunch of stuff that got destroyed, that was me!" This attitude of defining self-identity through a consumer culture has become institutionalized in the American society. The film Fight Club addresses the excessive consumerism as a sign of emotional emptiness and as a

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    Define: The problem at Norton Audubon Hospital is initial teach documentations for incentive spirometry are not being documented in the electronic health record. Patient education and patient engagement in many forms support improved care and reduced cost of care as patients who are engaged with their health care have better outcomes and cost savings for their care. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2015, p. 62771). This project is occurring at Norton Audubon Hospital. Norton Audubon

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