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  • A Short Story : The Story Of The Bit-A Story?

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    It was a cool October evening, the yellowish red leaves rustling in the wind. Almost everyone in the neighborhood was outside. Except for Two-Bit, he was hiding in an alley waiting for his chance. Two-Bit peeked around the corner of the alley. I have to have that switchblade. It was the most elegant switchblade Two-Bit had ever seen with it’s sleek black handle, the blade was as strong as a lawyer in court, sleek and mysterious. Two-Bit had finally made his decision...He was gonna steal that switchblade

  • Chapter 13 : A Short Story

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    Chapter Thirteen I turned in my theme on Mr. Syme’s desk. It had turned out to be 70 pages. Once I started writing, I couldn’t stop. My theme ended up taking me the whole rest of the semester to finish. Mr. Syme glanced at me, “You finished your theme?” He looked down at the pages. “Woo-wee! That’s a lot of words you got there, Ponyboy. I would say I’d have it graded by next week, but it might take me a while to read this. I'll try to get it back to you in a couple weeks. If it’s good, it could

  • The Book Of Red By Anne Carson

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    When people reach a certain age they start finding a place in the world that fits them the best. Kids start associating themselves with people just like them or similar to them. However sometimes those people are not around growing up or the kids have yet to reach their true self. In the book Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson, the protagonist Geryon, is a unique type of person that is trying to do just that. Geryon is a red, winged dragon; throughout the book he learns more about himself and how

  • Use of Imagery in Chopin’s The Awakening Essay

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    Use of Imagery in Chopin’s The Awakening Several passages in The Awakening struck me because of their similar imagery—a bird, wings, and nudity. The first passage I looked at is in Chapter 9 where Edna Pontellier has a vision of a naked man “standing beside a desolate rock” (47) on a beach who is watching a bird fly away. This image was evoked by a one particular piece that Mme Ratignolle plays which Edna significantly calls “Solitude. ” Apparently Edna frequently envisions certain images while

  • Flamingo Observation

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    INTRODUCTION The bird that was watched to gather the data was the flamingo (phoenicopterus), a type of wading bird. At Miami Zoo they have American flamingos (phoenicopterus ruber) . American flamingos are normally 3 feet and 6 inches. Their wings have bright pink and white feathers and beneath they have a black coloring, and their beaks match the rest of their body being white, pink, and black. Compared to the rest of the flamingos they are the tallest. When we went to Miami Zoo, we watched

  • Persuasive Essay On How To Make A Paper Airplane

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    Have you ever just gotten so bored that there just seems like there is nothing to do? Maybe you’ve had the same thought at school while your teacher is up and about doing teacher stuff. You’re just itching to find something to do so you can pass the time or just want to do something fun in general. “What do I do” you tell yourself, “what can I do that will satisfy my needs of enjoyment?” You try looking around to see what you can do but nothing seems to grasp you that feeling of fun you once had

  • Language of One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest

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    The Language and Structure of ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ Some ideas of how to address the following criteria * Well-developed discussion and sound analysis of the structures, features and conventions used by the author to construct meaning * Considered selection and use of significant textual evidence and highly appropriate use of relevant metalanguage to support analysis Things to think about Structure * 1st person narration – allows the reader to see and explore the ward/institution

  • Subjugation of Freedom in One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

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    The Subjugation of Freedom in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey’s book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, is a multi-faceted work incorporating many thematic elements. One of the most easily addressable themes is that of freedom and its limitations placed upon the characters in the novel. Many types of freedoms are addressed ranging from the tangible and real to the perceived and implied. The setting primarily takes place in a mental hospital on a locked ward which limits the characters’

  • Birds In Kate Chopin's The Awakening

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    Birds are a common sight in most places people tend to be. These winged creatures are seen in bustling places like the pigeons that are in urban and suburban areas, the woodpeckers in rural regions, the crows on farms, and even in cages within buildings. In fact, these elegant creatures are so common a sight in society that they are often overlooked and underappreciated. This is similar to how women were and sometimes still are treated within society; they are given little appreciation when they

  • The Nature of Solitude in Chopin's Novel, The Awakening

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    the seashore. He was naked. His attitude was one of hopeless resignation as he looked toward a distant bird winging its flight away from him."(47) "All along the white beach, up and down, there was no living thing in sight. A bird with a broken wing was beating the air above, reeling, fluttering, circling disabled down, down to the water...when she was there beside the sea, absolutely alone, she cast the unpleasant, pricking garments from her, and for the first time in her life she stood naked