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  • Boy Like Duddy
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    CHARACTER STUDY: DUDDY KRAVITZ Duddy kravitz a "small, narrow-chested boy of fifteen with a thin face. His black eyes were ringed with dark circles". This is how he is described in the novel The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz physically. Duddy kravitz a schoolboy, class president of room fourth one, leader of a group of boys, and comes from a Jewish background. As normal as this all may sound deep within he is a boy built from many different characteristics to make him who he is in the novel. N...
  • Leaves Without Steve And Russell James
    450 words
    Summary Rumble fish is a narrative story where a boy named Russell-James meets up with his old friend Steve and remembers the past. It all started with Russell-James (Rusty-James was his nickname) saw his old friend Steve. They talked for a while when Russell-James is reminded about the knife fight he had 5 years ago because of his reunion with Steve. {Flashback} His story started out with him being told that he would be killed in the yard behind the ally by Biff in the late afternoon. He went t...
  • Ed And Atrophos And The Krimson King
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    English book report Title: Insomnia Writer: Stephen King Ralph Roberts is an old man who lives in Derry, Maine (USA). He has a problem: he can't sleep. Every morning he keeps waking up earlier; 3: 15... 3: 02... 2: 45, and he can't go back to sleep once he wakes up. Then he starts to have hal lucina- tions, he can see auras. Since his wife died this problem started. Then he sees that his neighbour, and good friend, Ed Deep neau, has gone mental and that he beats the hell out of his wife Helen. E...
  • Start Of Doug's Life
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    Dandelion Wine is a book written by Ray Bradbury. Dandelion Wine is a book about a summer through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy. It establishes a change of Douglas's childhood to manhood. It will show how a young, orgulous boy goes through many stymies. Douglas Spaulding is a boy growing up in a somewhat deserted town. The time was 1928. Douglas's house is an el dorado. Doug lives near an umbra, to others though it is just a ravine. It is just going to be the start of a new summer when Douglas f...
  • Equal Rights P K
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    The movie was about a boy that wanted every one to come together to understand each other better and for them to have equal rights. P. K was a boy that was thought about many things on the people he was thought by his mother about England and by nanny about the Zulu. When P.K. was a small boy he went to a boarding school for the Afrikaans. He was treated bad he even almost got killed by Jaapie Botha. When he got out of the school he went to live with Doc a friend of his grandfather. Doc goes to ...
  • Names Of Gordie Lachance And Chris Chambers
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    A story of friends who are on their way into adolescence, the movie Stand by Me shows the friends growing up to become an adult in a civilized world. In the present day, Gordie Lachance, a profession writer, reminisces back into the past of his childhood memories and how it leads to the death of his best friend Chris. When the boys are thirteen, Gordie Lachance, Chris Chambers, Teddy Duchamp and Vern Tessco were very good friends. They shared a tree house together with a secret knock to get in, ...
  • Oates Use Of Various Themes
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    Oates Where are you going, where have you been Oates Where are you going, where have you been is very descriptive and reads like a movie in one's mind. Every event, every sound, every scene is crystal clear. Like every good book (or short story in this case) the characters become our friends and we come to understand them as we understand the people we know best in our lives. We feel the feelings that they feel and live their experiences along with them. Oates draws us into the story with her de...
  • Danielle's Friend
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    I had just finished my first day of work at my new job and was very optimistic. I was very happy when I heard Sophia and Vicki's voice on the answering machine, both asking me to go out with them. When I called Sophia back, she said that she had already talked to Christina, Diana and Danielle, and they were all ready for a girl's night out. We decided to meet at our favorite restaurant, Jack Astor's. Once our parents had dropped us off, we found out that there was a two-hour waiting list to eat....
  • Culture For Boys
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    Under-privileged, African-American boys are more prevalent in today's society than the typical person would like to recognize or admit. These boys seem to be faced with an ideal in which they need to follow or conform to as any and all cultures have. However, the problem is that for these boys, this ideal or way of living is believed to be met. Black boys growing up in Harlem are expected to act tough, not take any crap from anybody, and always seem to be strong no matter what they may be faced ...
  • Depressed Character
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    The fact that Renton, one of the main characters, starts off the book with severe junk withdrawal really sets the mood for the rest of the book. He also refers to most of his friends as. ".. a cunt. ". , which gives us a big insight into his dark, depressed character. The book is written for the most part in Edinborough dialect, and is a collection of disjointed, sickening and often gut-wrenching tales about a group of socially dysfunctional people, who could be described as "friends", in a very...
  • Ways Paddy Clark Ha Ha
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    Roddy Doyle has written an unusual novel called 'Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha' it is a book told through the eyes of a 10 year old Irish boy. I will be writing a critical essay about the following aspects of this book. Characters, Style / Techniques and Plot. Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha I set in 1968. Paddy lived in a Suburban area of Ireland called 'Barrytown'. Paddy lives with his mum, dad, younger brother Sinbad (real name Francis) and two younger sisters who he hardly mentions. His parents' marriage is dyi...
  • Darren And His Friends
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    I was running as fast as I ever had before. I knew that if a slowed down, they would catch up and beat me up and take all my money. This is the third time this has happened to me this week. I took the left down the alley next to Starbucks. I looked back and realised I had lost them. When I say "them" I mean Darren Shan and his friends Gary Smith and Jake Brown. Darren Shan and his friends are known to cause trouble with the new boys and boys who were in the lower years then them. I had only join...
  • Jason's Bedroom
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    It was a usual summer day, as I woke up and ran to the bathroom. Then I went downstairs and grabbed a bowl of cereal and the remote control. I ate my peaches n' cream oatmeal while watching my favorite television show, Rainbow Brite. Wow! She had to be the bravest girl ever, and she was my childhood hero. Ding-dong, the door bell rang. As I ran to get the door I suddenly felt myself falling down on my face. As I face planted it, I saw the cause. My older brother, Jason, had left his dumb shoes o...
  • Abandonment Of Friends
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    Abandonment of Friends There's a saying, When the going gets tough, the tough get going. People run away from or abandon things in life, whether it's people or situations, for a variety of reasons. When there's too much going on, some feel a need to escape, so they go to the movies or leave town for the weekend. Others look for something to use as a replacement, either to make things easier, or because the dependence on the replacement, such as the alcohol, drugs or any other substitute that one...
  • Times The Boy
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    In the short story? Araby? by James Joyce, there is a little boy who lives in Dublin, Ireland. He spends his days playing games with his friends and looking around in the back drawing room of their house. This is the room where the previous landowner had died. There he finds old papers and books; his favorite is The Memoirs of Vido cq. This book had yellow, wet, and curled pages. It was something old and of interest to him, he seems to be a curious boy. As he has grown up he has matured faster t...

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