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  • Main Irony Of Lord Jim
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    The Irony Of Lord Jim Lord Jim was written by Joseph Conrad in 1900. Lord Jims tale is a lesson in life. It includes many key literary aspects; the main one, nevertheless, would be irony. With parts of the story exhibiting heroic redemption and others cowardice and shortcomings, it shows the vast conflicts that take place in the story. Lord Jim shows the many hardships the main character, Tuan Jim or Lord Jim, had to go through with great detail. Lord Jim tests the basic worth of a man and the t...
  • Interactions Between Jim And Will
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    In Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, Jim and Will are portrayed as characters with few similarities: being extremely close in age, and living next door to each other being the two main parallels. Will is born only minutes before his counterpart, but he is born in the closing minutes of All Saints Day, October 30, and Jim in the initial minutes of Halloween. As for these two days that the boys are born, the former seems to represent righteousness and innocence, while the connotation...
  • Silver And Some Of The Treasure
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    The stockade is now in the hands of Silver and his mates. Jim is captured and is given the choice to join them. When he refuses the pirates want to kill him but Silver talks them out of it. Silver tells Jim that the Doctor has given him and map and also abandoned the stockade in exchange for being allowed to go free. Silver tells Jim that he is now on the side of the Doctor. At this point the pirates attempt to give Silver the black spot but withdraw it when he reveals that he has the map. They ...
  • Huck And Jim
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    Famous writers come and go every year. How do these writers become famous? Humans are fascinated with real life situations, tagged in with fictional story line. Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, describes real life situations, in a fictional story line perfectly. Twain put the real life happenings of slavery, in a fun and fictional story. The novel is mainly about the racial relations between each human. Classes of society, loyalty / friendship, and rebellion shows how the ...
  • Lord Jim By Joseph Conrad
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    The novel "Lord Jim" by Joseph Conrad is a story about a sailor named Jim who has to go through life trying to put a hideous act of cowardice behind him. He has no place to call his own, and it seems as though his history follows him everywhere he goes. This makes it difficult to keep a job because not only does everyone know what he did, but also he knows that they look at him poorly. Jim always wanted to be a sailor. He loved the sea, and so he entered a training program for merchants where he...
  • Jim's Guilt
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    Conrad's guilt theme in the novel Lord Jim is shown directly through the main character, Jim. "Jim's spiritual odyssey explores the theme of guilt" (Kuehn 35). Jim is a strong character at heart, but he is overcome by the forces that guilt put on his mind. Jim is a man controlled by his fear. He dreams of becoming a hero at sea and his dreams are repeatedly shattered. He is therefore flushed with guilt. Throughout the novel Jim's guilt haunts him and prevents him from becoming reestablished as a...
  • Preparatory School Jim
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    On his tenth birthday Jim Walker was introduced to the game of basketball by receiving a basketball from his uncle Mark Walker. Jim acted as if he loved the gift to please his uncle but really expected more from him. Jim never really played basketball at this age because he would rather spend his time doing things most other ten year olds did like riding bicycles and playing with G.I. Joes. On the same birthday Jim's mother, Althea gave him ankle weights. She gave him this because she realized h...
  • Months Of Hard Work Jim
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    One day a man named Jim was working at as a herder. Jim was very smart but could not was stuck in the family business of herding sheep all day. Well, Jim had had enough. 'I can do better than this. ' He said. 'In fact, I think I will revolutionize the entire world. ' With that he dropped his shepherd's crook and set to work on something that would make the world a better place. After months of work in his shed behind the small house he lived in, he had finally done it. 'AT LAST! I HAVE CREATED T...
  • Jim And Silver
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    The main character in the story is Jim Hawkins. He is a young boy who looks for adventure. He and a few experienced men search for Ben Gunn, and want to have him enlist in their cause. They steal the Hispanolia (a ship) and return it to the captain to which it rightfully belongs. One other major character is Ben Gunn. Ben is a member of Flint's original crew. He was forced to live on the island for three years and survive on his own. He found Flint's treasure, and then buried it. Trying to keep ...
  • Jim
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    Characters There is more than a touch of the picaresque rogue in Jim Dixon. Jim perpetrates a succession of practical jokes, tricks, and deceptions on other characters in the novel, especially those who offend his democratic sensibility. He has a talent for 'pulling faces' and projecting voices gestures Amis uses to enhance Jim's social commentary. He is sometimes aided and abetted in his roguery by his fellow boarder, the salesman Bill Atkinson. On campus, in addition to Welch, Johns, and Marga...
  • Myra Belle Shirley Later Became Belle Starr
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    Brittany LeMaire Myra Belle Starr was born in 1848 in the little town of Carthage, Missouri. Myra Belle Shirley later became Belle Starr. She was also one of the three children. When Belle Starr's older brother died her family moved right outside of Dallas to a little town known as Scene, Texas. Years later on the 1860's Belle became involved with a bank robber Cole Younger; he robbed several banks and was hiding from the law. Cole stayed with Belle for a few months until the coast was clear. A ...
  • Jim Bridger Jim Bridger A Trail
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    Jim Bridger Jim Bridger A trail guide, a fur tracker and hunter and a fur trader. Jim Bridger may have been one of the best outdoors men of all times. James Bridger was born on March 17, 1804. In 1812 Jim's parents moved to the vicinity of St. Louis. He was orphaned at age 12 and became a blacksmiths apprentice. In 1822, attracted by an ad in the Missouri Republican, 18 year old Jim, joined Gen. William H. Ashley's fur tracking expedition to the head waters of Missouri. In 1824 while searching f...
  • Jim As The Surfer
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    Dear Journal Jim, Jim, Jim - thinking about the senseless murder of Jim by men who never knew him or disliked him except for his nationality. I began to realise that the world is changing everyday and I can't stop it. I started to stroll down the undulating dunes of the gold coast towards the vast desolate beaches. My feet sunk down into the sand and the thousands of tiny white sand grains slipped down into my shoes. I reached the pounding shore and lay my equipment on the ground. Jim, Ashley an...
  • Turbulent Years In America And Jim Morrison
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    jon censored in doe English 111-A March 13, 2001 The 1960's were turbulent years in America, and Jim Morrison created an image of himself that stretched the boundaries of popular culture and entertainment. He was the first musician to truly live the creed of the moment", sex drugs and rock and roll". Morrison's complicated lyrics, wild behavior, and personal charisma attracted many fans that worshipped him as a rock and roll icon. Morrision left them with a lot of great music and some very bad m...
  • Baisie Renames Jamie Jim
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    Adam Wolf South Lake Tahoe Used: Summer 99 The Empire of the Sun is based during World War II (1945) in China. The main characters are Jamie, Jamie's Father and Mother, and Baisie. Jamie at the beginning of the movie is probably ten or eleven years old. Jamie and his family are living in China at the time. While living in China, the war breaks out and Japan captures China. There was a mad rush of citizens out of China try to escape and this was where Jamie and hit parents were separated. Jamie r...
  • Jim Valvano
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    Clint Richardson Jimmy V "Don t give up, don t ever give up". ("Jim Valvano"1) This quote was made famous by Jim Valvano in the last couple years of his life. Though Jimmy V knew that he would soon die, he was still able to use this quote in the waning moments of his life. He had the never give up kind of attitude. One that many people try and emulate today. In my opinion though, he was the pinnacle of this style of living. Jim Valvano will always be remembered as one of sports greatest heroes b...
  • Jim Carrey
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    James Eugene Carrey The exceptional Canadian actor, Jim Carrey, has exploded onto the movie scene in the past five years. His "comedic unpredictability" has become his trademark in Hollywood (Hughes 28). The roles he played in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber have brought back the "dumb roots" back to comedy (Trakin 56). His combination of physical grace and facial contortions can make just about anyone laugh. Even as a child in Newmarket, a suburb of Toronto, Carrey put...
  • Jim's Quest For His Father
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    A young boys mother is his comforter and consoler, she patches up his scraped knees, and she kisses him goodnight. She is his idea of everything that is good in this world. His father, however, is his rock, and his source of strength. His father is his role and his source of identity. A father is the reason all little boys want to hurry into manhood. With the absence of such a role, however, a little boy is left to face challenges to his own identity. In the novel Jim The Boy, by Tony Early, a l...
  • Jim's Left Hand
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    He was always punctual, at least for his own agenda. Each evening Jim would run through the forest just for fun. This summer night was no exception. The night had grown dark but he was not worried, for he knew the woods well. He sped across an old beaten path and glided over rotten old fallen trees. The damp air was wonderful, he thought, because he could run and never get too hot, and if he kept running he'd never get too cold. This forest was made mostly of pine trees, and the needles put a bo...
  • Huck And Jim
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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain contains symbolism associated with superstition. This is demonstrated by both the actions and beliefs of the characters and the events which occur in the story. The way in which friendship supersedes superstition and popular beliefs plays a major role throughout. Huck in particular is forced to mature and forget superstition when he is faced with the internal dilemma of his best friend, Jim, being a runaway slave. In Chapter one, Huck sees a spide...

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