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  • Textbooks Vs Textbooks

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    Would you trade your paperback books in for digital versions? Have you ever used an electronic textbook? Studies show that while young people are interested in e-readers, two-thirds of them do not want to give up traditional print books (Doyne 2010). Kids are growing up in a world where technology is all around them, it’s all they know. Technology influences everything we do, most people use it on a daily basis, so why not make it educational too? Many people use e-readers because they claim

  • Writing And Writing Of Beowulf

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    around the misadventures of its protagonist. Graphic novels focus more on telling a single story. Graphic novels are bound like paperback books. Manga is originally the Japanese version of comics. Manga can be viewed as a cross between comics and graphic novels. It most often consists of a group’s misadventures on the way to achieving a goal. Manga is also bound as a paperback, and its most distinct attribute is the book reads right to left instead of left to right. Reading and reading comprehension

  • Book Cover Analysis

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    Sam, in your essay you analyzed aspects of the cover that I would not have immediately thought of. You brought up interesting points about both the covers and there influence in the classroom, but I still wonder about a few of the points mentioned in your paper. When looking at the covers for “Monster” I definitely agree that they are targeted towards males because the colors used and the male on both covers. Considering that there is a mug shot on Myer’s illustration, it certainly hints that there

  • Zadie Smith's White Teeth

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    Zadie went into to college unknowing she didn't have an intellectual background and wasn't expected to succeed, but with everything going against her, she felt motivated to prove to everyone that she could succeed. When she was asked about the course she took she said “The most important to me, were the literary theory and the philosophy. They left me capable of independent thought, something my school education never really achieved.”(Cambridge, 2017). She thought that the school had given freedom

  • Descriptive Essay About Mackinac Island

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    “Ahh. I took a deep breath of sweet air that smelled of fudge, which was accented by manure from one of the most popular things about Mackinac Island- horses! It was awesome to be back here after a year. Every year, it is hard to leave Mackinac. Every year, leaving is like breaking a chain that keeps you tied to the island. Every year, I miss the horses and the fudge, the amazing views and skipping rocks in the water. All of these finer qualities of Mackinac Island and more, makes me not want to

  • Essay On Dystopian

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    My story began with a dystopian novel about a chosen one trying to liberate her broken society and an enigmatic second grader. Something set this second grader off from everyone in her class. It wasn’t just because she was the only one who liked broccoli amongst her peers, no. What made her stick out like a red dot in a canvas of black was the fact that she absolutely loved reading. Even her teacher was shocked. And it wasn’t just National Geographic Kids magazines or Pinkalicious picture books that

  • Books Are Better Than Paper Books

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    Did a person know that each year, “Approximately 30 million trees are used to make books all over the United States” (Pollak)? Americans have been exposed to books every day since we were able to read. Interestingly, many people still prefer paper books over the new modern way of reading called an E-book. Many readers feel that they can connect better to the paper version. Paper and E-books depend on natural resources, size, prices, and abilities. What would the reader buy: the modern E-Book or old

  • Amazon Your Industry: Extracting Value from the Value Chain

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    Amazon Your Industry: Extracting Value from the Value Chain "Way cool" Web sites and measures of "hits" and "eyeballs" are clearly driving revenue in the dot-com world. To date, these metrics have provided the basis for the extraordinary market valuation of the new generation of Web retailers. In the near term, most "e-tailers" must focus on surviving the incubator phase of the Internet retail industry by gaining enough market shares to become a sustainable player. "Efficiency and productivity lie

  • Essay about Banning Books in Schools

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    School boards and teachers have a responsibility for protecting the minds of their students and covering age appropriate material. However, does this responsibility cover the extreme act of banning books from school classrooms? Does not the teacher have a duty to introduce to their students world issues in order to better the students ability to cope with problems in the world? How does a school decide which books should be banned from the classroom, and should it be left up to the teacher to decide

  • Overview : Overview Of Bookbinding Styles

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    styles of binding itself. Each part of bookbinding can impact the style of the book, can show the advancement in society and the access to the public. It can also show how far we’ve come in terms of design, quality, durability (or lack of, with paperbacks) and materials. This paper covers the style of bookbinding, an overview in history of the basic parts of the book; the boards, the covers, the design/illustration on the books and bookbinding as a whole The boards in bookbinding were an important