The Clay Marble

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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

  • 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

  • Castaway Analysis

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    Some people 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

  • 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

  • Compare And Contrast David And Apoxyomeno

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    Goliath. Yet, there has been reflections on the pose as being quite effeminate, thus, referring to the homosexual nuances of the fifteenth century ( This said theme is also reflected in the application of the black polished marble. Even though it is bronze, the pose gives the impression that there is no mass, especially the weight that his foot was supposed to have had on the head. The sculpture does, however, have the volume that takes up the three-dimensional space, and that

  • Two Different Ways Of Carving A Sculpture And Casting

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    Casting art can be used with a medium which is clay, they use clay as a foundation and then they will use bronze as a permanent material which people will usually see during casting works. You don't always have to use bronze as a casting material but they are recommended because of ancient China, Greece, Rome, and also some parts of Africa, this is because these place developed bronze to work well with casting. For the mold of the sculpture is using “clay diluted with water, molten

  • Expected Contents Task

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    two Ping-Pong balls to the preschool that I plan to put in a Play-doh container were clay would originally be. I brought the children into a room and followed the

  • Jean Piaget 's Theory Of Cognitive Development Essay

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    Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development was divided into schemas, adaptation processes, and stages of development. Schemas can be described as the building blocks of knowledge which allow us to development mental models of our environment. The adaptation processes are divided into equilibrium, assimilation, and accommodation. His stages of development were further split into four components of its own; sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational. Before Piaget

  • Evaluation Of Constructivist Lesson Plan Format Essay

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    natural phenomena. (2-PS1-3) • 2-PS1-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. Materials: • Materials for experiment (clear container, water, cup, modeling clay, unifix cubes and marbles.) • Observation sheet Time Estimate: 45 minutes Objective: Students will be able to understand that the size of an object affects water levels. Knowing: Students will know that water levels change. Doing: Students will be able

  • Describe The Quaternary Clay Formation

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    Whitlatch outlays on maps where the clay resrouces are. Quaternary clays are residual at 0-10 ft thick, alluvium at 0-150 ft thick with sand and gravel mixed within, and Loess at 0-100 ft thick, which is a gray to yellowish-brown (used in Memphis for brick). Tertiary clays are located in the Jackson and Grenada formations. The clays here have a thickness of about 100-200 feet. The Jackson formation has brown, yell, red, to fine coarse grain sands. The grenada formation has brown, yellow, red,