• Diary Of Anne Frank
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    The Dairy of a Young Girl The autobiography I read 'The Dairy of a Young Girl' written by Anne Frank' is about a young girl who suffered a lot in the Holocaust. Anne Frank kept a diary, which made her a very well known teenagers. She has inspired people from all over the world. Her writings explain the true feeling of being in the World War II. She kept her dairy from June 12, 1942 and ended when it was discovered in August 1944. On her 13 th birthday on June 12, 1942 Anne received a diary from ...
  • The Acts Of Racism In The 20th Century
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    The Act's of Racism In The 20 th Century Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were very well known authors of the early 20 th century. Most of their writings were concerned with racism and equality. During that time period there was much evidence that African Americans had been treated unfairly, unjustly, and as if they had been beneath the whites. Segregation of schools, churches, bathrooms, and stores were only a few of the many things wrong with this ere. Racism was very apparent in the two short...
  • Jane Eyre A Romance
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    Jane Eyre: A romance Usually Jane Eyre is thought of as a romance novel, however in how many novels that are categorized as romance do you find a woman as the heroine Jane has to go through many hardships in her life to accomplish the tasks that would ultimately make this story out to be a typical romance. In order to consider this novel a romance one would have to be able to look past many instances in this text that conflict with the ideas of romance today. In many contemporary romance novels ...
  • Anne Frank 3 World War
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    Anne Frank Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl going through hard times during World War II, writes in her diary about her thoughts and feelings relating to her life from her own prospective. Anne writes from an attic where she is hiding from the Nazi s. This is a book report on Anne Frank, Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank. This report will cover the plot, setting, characters, and my all in all opinion regarding the book. Crimes everywhere, starving people, and a tense and stressful time it was ...
  • Benevolent Neglect In An American Childhood
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    Benevolent Neglect in An American Childhood In An American Childhood, the autobiography of AnnieDillard, the issues of race and gender discrimination are explored from the perspective of a young girl. By looking at these societal issues from this fresh, new point of view, the reader is able to gain greater insight into the effect that authority s influence had on the youth of Dillard s generation. Set in suburban Pittsburgh in the nineteen fifties, the story of Dillard s childhood is one filled ...
  • Juliette Low Founder Of Girl Scouts
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    Juliette Low: Founder of Girl Scouts An owl calls off in the distance, the yellow moon is full to bursting. Little kids dressed up as ghosts, parading around town collecting candy. Eleanor Gordon is stuck in the hospital giving birth to her second child. Juliette Gordon Low's difficult, but rewarding life began on the dreary day of Halloween. Unaware of the obstacles in the path she would follow, Low spent most of her life without a care in the world. It took her a couple hardships to realize li...
  • Young Girl People Good Box
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    Psychology seems to be like the science of perception turned into prejudices. I know there is a lot more to it than that, but that seemed to be what Kevin was focusing on. This does not mean bad prejudices like racial prejudices, but good ones like when I go to sleep tonight I will wake up tomorrow. I believe I will wake up tomorrow because I woke up today, if I did not believe that I might have a hard time getting to sleep since I would fear not waking up. So when people who saw a picture of a ...
  • Joyce Carol Oates Analysis Of His Short Story
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    Did Connie Bring Arnolds Actions Upon Herself Her heart was almost too big for her chest and its pumping made sweat break out all over her (105). Joyce Carol Oates places the reader in an undesirable situation in Where are you going, Where have you been. This situation is a young girl being evilly seduced and raped. Although Connie is young and beautiful, her two contrasting personalities and actions put her in a position of fear and shock as Arnold Friend, takes her to a personal living hell. ...
  • Rites Of Passage Girl Father Young
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    In the stories "Araby" by James Joyce, and "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro, there is a common theme of growing up. In both of these stories the characters came to a realization of who they were and what they wanted to be. They both are of the age when reality strikes and priorities take on meaning. The characters in both stories evolve through rites of passage but the way in which these revolutions occur differ with each character. These stories can be seen as different from each other in many w...
  • Mary Anne Mark Rat Wearing
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    In the short story, "Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong," by Tim O'Brien, the author shows that no matter what the circumstances were, the people that were exposed to the Vietnam War were affected greatly. A very young girl named Mary Anne Bell was brought by a boyfriend to the war in Vietnam. When she arrived she was a bubbly young girl, and after a few weeks, she was transformed into a hard, mean killer. Mark Fossie decided he was going to sneak his girlfriend onto his base in Vietnam. When she a...
  • Young Girl Poem Death Bells
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    "Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter" by John Crowe Ransom (578) John Crowe Ransom, an American poet, was born in Pulaski, Tennessee on April 30, 1888. He received an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1909, and later became a professor there. Ransom published three volumes of highly much-admired poetry. He was a member of the Fugitives, a group of writers who were suspicious of the social and cultural changes taking place in the South during the early twentieth century. They so...
  • Race And Beauty In A Media Contrived Society
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    Race and Beauty in a Media Contrived Society Throughout Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eye, she captures, with vivid insight, the plight of a young African American girl and what she would be subjected to in a media contrived society that places its ideal of beauty on the e quintessential blue-eyed, blonde woman. The idea of what is beautiful has been stereotyped in the mass media since the beginning and creates a mental and emotional damage to self and soul. This oppression to the soul create...
  • Fahrenheit 451 People Censorship Book
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    In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, the people live in a society full of censorship. Montag, the main character of the story, is inspired by a young girl to question law around him and he begins to have doubts about what good they serve. In Fahrenheit 451, censorship in the world consists of book burning, manipulative parlor families, and the intolerance of those who attempt to be an individual. Book burning in the story is done by firemen to supposedly prevent society from unhappy emotions and un...
  • Story Of An Hour Vs Barbiedoll
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    Many authors explore gender roles in their writings. Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" uses gender in describing a woman that feels socially oppressed in her marriage. Marge Piercy's "Barbie Doll" explores gender roles by describing a woman as she goes through life and her infatuation with becoming the perfect image of society. Each of these authors uses women and how these women deal with their situation. Kate Chopin uses nature and Mrs. Mallard inner feelings, while Marge Piercy uses socie...
  • The Elusiveness Of War And The Tenuousness Of Morality
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    The Elusiveness of War and the Tenuousness of Morality in Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried,"How to Tell a True War Story," and "Style" In the novel The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien demonstrates how exposure to the atrocities of nations at war leads to the soldiers having skewed perspectives on what is right and wrong, predominantly at times when the purpose of the war itself appears elusive. The ambiguity that consumes the stories of "The Things They Carried" and "How to Tell a True Wa...
  • Beowulf Canterbury Tale Allegory Comparison
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    Allegory is defined as any work of literature in which character, action, or setting represents an abstract idea or moral concept. Many authors use allegory to make their writing more meaningful than what is simply written on the paper. Allegory is a very effective way for a writer to make a point. Allegory is used in Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales to make the stories more meaningful. There is a lot of allegory in Beowulf. Most of the characters have an allegorical meaning. For example, Wig l...
  • Comparison Of Barbie Doll And Woman
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    After a single glance at the poems "Barbie Doll," by Marge Piercy, and "Woman," by Nikki Giovanni one might say they are mere portrayals of two unhappy women. However, beyond the words on the page into the depth of the poems, lies two larger issues of insecurity and unrealistic desires. In "Barbie Doll," Piercy speaks of this "girlchild," who seemed to be progressing through adolescence like a typical young girl, with dolls and makeup. "She was healthy, tested intelligent... She went to and fro ...
  • The Best Single Line
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    The best single line from all three essays is, "In playing with a Barbie doll, a girl can control the action, can be omnipotent in a miniature world of her own creation," which was written by Marilyn Ferris Metz in her essay, "Seen Through Rose-Tinted Glass." I chose this line to be my "Golden Line," because I feel that it captures the main idea of a Barbie doll. A young girl playing with a Barbie doll can accurately demonstrate the person she sees herself becoming in the future. This is due to ...
  • 8216 Nigger Naylor Word Audience
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    A Descriptive Analysis Of Nigger: The Meaning OfA Descriptive Analysis Of Nigger: The Meaning Of A Word A Descriptive Analysis of "Nigger: The Meaning of a Word' Descriptive Analysis Assignment #1 ACOM 2263-002 E. Jean Tarrant 26 February 2001 What is the rhetor's purpose? In the essay "Nigger: the meaning of a word' Gloria Naylor discusses the essence of a word and how it can mean different things to different people in a myriad of situations. Depending on race, gender, societal status and age ...
  • Beautiful Woman Allegory Represents Greed
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    Beowulf-Canterbury Tale Alagory Comparrison Beowulf-Canterbury Tale Alagory Comparrison Essay, Research Paper Allegory is defined as any work of literature in which character, action, or setting represents an abstract idea or moral concept. Many authors use allegory to make their writing more meaningful than what is simply written on the paper. Allegory is a very effective way for a writer to make a point. Allegory is used in Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales to make the stories more meaningful. ...