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  • End Of The Sermon
    596 words
    In the reading Salvation by Langston Hughes, there are many different underlying themes. There is the thought that even though it may be safer to be non-confrontational, it is not always the best approach. The adults wanting the children to be saved, portrays this. Being "saved", involves an inner peace that results in a faith in a higher power. People go along with the crowd, not being sure why. At the start of the story the churchgoers are trying to have the young children find Jesus, because ...
  • Names Of Gordie Lachance And Chris Chambers
    863 words
    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, ...
  • Young Boy And The Reader
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    In 'Araby', the narrator is a young boy whose life up to this point has been simple and happy. The monotony of his life nurtures his childhood happiness and innocence, and from this state the boy is introduced to Joyce's version of reality that has been lurking before his eyes his entire life. Through hours spent at play on North Richmond Street outside his house our narrator is conditioned into a blissful state, and a hidden crush on his friend's sister extends this bliss into ecstasy. Our narr...
  • End Of The Story A Plane
    348 words
    Brian's Winter was written by Gary Paulsen. This book's genre is adventure. A boy gets in a plane crash and has to find shelter until help arrives. What he doesn't know is that help will not arrive until after winter is over. This story takes place in the wilderness by a pond. The main conflict is the boy trying to beat the odds and fight the harsh winter. The climax is when a gargantious bear attacks Brian's shelter. Almost everything he had salvaged from the plane wreckage and from the wildern...
  • Peace Breaks Out
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    The theme of Peace Breaks Out is the pain and hostility of war. The condition of the entire novel is the ending of WW II, which is in contrast to the seemingly peaceful serene environment the Devon School portrays. In Peace Breaks Out, the whole atmosphere at the Devon School changed as World War II ended. The boys who once eagerly awaited the draft, was somewhat disappointed because they did not play their part in history. The students at the school created new activities to release the anger a...

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