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  • Jimmy Bruce And Kiki
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    Once upon a time, in a small town near Birmingham, there lived a regular black family who was struggling for their lives in a hostile society. With three kids, Jimmy Bruce, and Kiki, the father and mother, Jarome and Martha, were subjected into working hard for their children. Not many black families were able to succeed in this cruel world of the 1960's. The kids, each being too young and of the wrong race at this point in time, were unable to attend a school or even go to church. Instead, they...
  • Max To Jimmy
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    The False accusation Jimmy was a short and a big headed kid. He was very smart and had brown hair. One day, he was walking in the long and narrow hallway between his classes with, his autographed football and work books in his hand, when his friend Sheen approached him. Sheen was Jimmy's best friend. He was tall and had black hair. Sheen was considered by Jimmy, to be slow in the head. "Where's our next class?" Jimmy asked". What?" asked sheen". Where's our next class?" Jimmy repeated. "Oh, why ...
  • Holden And Jimmie
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    The Catcher In The Rye, and Rebel Without A Cause were two very distinct stories, with the same meaning. In this, they have many differences, yet also many similarities. Jimmie in the Rebel Without a Cause had a family that was trying to be a part of his life, while Holden, from The Catcher In The Rye, had a family that shipped him off to different schools whenever he messed up, and were never really there for him. They both felt their families did not understand them. Holden and Jimmie had very...
  • Keneally's Novel The Chant Of Jimmy Blacksmith
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    Two-Way Monologues An examination of Keneally's The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith throughFriel's Translations If medium is the message, as suggested by Marshall McLuhan, much can be said about the difference between a novel and a play. As he explains, the medium is an extension of human facility, "The wheel... is an extension of the foot. The book is an extension of the eye... Clothing, an extension of the skin... ". (McLuhan). Thomas Keneally's novel The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith explains this phen...
  • Elsa And Jimmy
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    Windflower Gabrielle Roy, the author of Windflower, shows us through her main character, Elsa Kumachuck, that isolation can have unfortunate effects on an individual and the people around them. We, as readers, are in the beginning given the impression that Elsa is a fit mother who is responsible and knows how to raise her child properly. Later on though, we realize that it's the influence of other people in her life and the experience of isolation later on that lead her to make the decisions tha...
  • Jimmy And The Desperate Woman
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    Outline Thesis: This background, together with a believable plot, convincing characterization, and important literary devices, enables D.H. Lawrence in " Jimmy and the Desperate Woman" to develop the theme that real men do take responsibility. I.D.H. Lawrence's background influenced him to write the short story, "Jimmy and the Desperate Woman". A. One important influence on the story is his parents. B. In addition to his parents, another influence on the story is a relationship that he had with ...
  • Father Of The Rabbitte Family
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    Families Portrayed In Roddy Doyle's Books Why do we hear so much about family these days? Perhaps it is because relationships between family members are assumed to be the prototype for all other social relations. In the novels, The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van, Roddy Doyle shows his support of the family as an institution. Each character demonstrates strength and direction within the family unit. However, when the stability of the family is threatened, each character breaks down along wi...
  • Main Character In Maggie
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    To Pretend to be What One is Not One of the many themes shown in Maggie: a Girl of the Streets is that of hypocrisy. Hypocrisy occurs when one pretends to be something that he or she is not, and most people associate the word to a person that speaks poorly of something, yet commits that something him or her self. In Maggie, many of the main characters in the novel display the evil trait of hypocrisy. The trait is displayed by the characters of Pete, Jimmie, and both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson. They pr...
  • Jimmy By His Father
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    An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed in Life Due to His Father In 'After The Race', by James Joyce in the book 'Dubliners', the main character, Jimmy Doyle will be an unproductive citizen, fooling around with his friends and living off of his father's money for the rest of his life. In this short story he demonstrated that he doesn't realize the value of money, because he has never had to work for it, hence he is too frivolous with it at times. Jimmy also likes to be with his friend...
  • Racism Like The Demonic Figure
    618 words
    The sizzling streams of sunlight were just beautifully glimmering down on the crisp green school yard. Such a wonderful day that was. Nothing could have ruined it. Little Jimmy, since it was such a wonderful day decided to go to the corner store and buy himself a little treat. As little Jimmy started walking over to the store, clouds flocked over the dazzling sun and the sudden pitch dark meant no trouble. On the other side of the road were three white boys from Jimmy's same school. Upon recogni...
  • Jimmy And Annabelle Spencer
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    Creative Writing: Jimmy Valentine the Safe Cracker As Ralph D. Spencer strolled down the sidewalk, he knew of a few things he had to do. For he liked being Ralph Spencer and did not want to return to being Jimmy Valentine. First, he went back to the bank where everyone was still trying to of what just happened. He took his soon to be wife by the hand and as they walked to the shoe store, he tried to explain. He told her everything about his previous life. The way he broke into safes, the many ti...
  • Jimmie And Mrs Little
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    The name of my book is Good-bye, Chicken Little, and was written by Betsy Byars. Betsy Byars has written over fifty books for young people. Her first book was published in 1962 and since then she has published regularly. She also won the Newbery Medal in 1971 and the American Book Award in 1981. Good-bye, Chicken Little is a book written for younger readers which I consider to be an adventurous book. Good-bye, Chicken Little takes place in Morgantown, West Virginia. The story is written from a m...
  • Car To Car Shootout With Jimmy
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    The plot of Big Red Riding Hood is as thin as you can get, but that is usually the case with most one-revelers. Charley plays Jimmy Jump as in all of his one-reel shorts. A title describes Charley's character, 'Jimmy Jump -- An intellectual giant, but a financial dwarf. ' Charley's task in this film is to translate the story 'Little Red Riding Hood' into Swedish. So, in the entire film, Charley tries to finish reading the story. When a man buys the book and puts it in the back seat of his car, J...
  • Carried Lucky Pebbles Like Jimmy
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    By burning those pictures he not only breaks free from the fantasy world, but also of Martha. She was a girl back home who he had loved dearly, and had remained in contact with throughout the war. His infatuation with Martha was not a sexual one, but one that had something much greater weight towards his survival. He did not think about Martha day in and day out because she was his only true love of the world; he merely needed something to occupy his mind with. He needed something to keep his th...
  • Best Friends Of Sharon
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    Roddy Doyle. Title: The Snapper (Snapper stands for a baby, child, kid, which is the main matter of the book. The story evolves around the pregnancy of the main character. But to snap means you change moods very easily, beeause of the hormonal changes during a pregnancy. Information about the book: This book was first printed in 1990. My copy: Blackbird, 183 pages. Publisher: Wolters Noordhoff. Biography: Roddy Doyle was born in 1958 in Dublin and has grown up there, in Kilbarrack, to be precise...
  • Smile Hit Jimmy And The Doctors Faces
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    The rain bombarded Sully Ern as tent, the drops like proverbial homing missiles. He was perfectly dry underneath what was no more than a sheet of plastic, and this brought a slight smile to his face. The thought entered his head without warning. At last, some decent luck, Sully suppressed the thought immediately, but it was too late. Like some ancient curse being let loose, the chaos struck. Sullys tent was torn from the ground by a sudden gust of wind; the pegs flew and the rain struck, victori...
  • Jimi Hendrix Experience
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    Jimi Hendrix "There are those who come before the public eye and are commercialized into the consciousness of the masses. We are told they are popular, and we echo, they are popular. Then there are a few who are so intuitively tuned into the universe that they are still influential even though they are beyond sight. This is immortality, and Jimi Hendrix is immortal. It is exciting to know that the world has yet to truly be exposed to Jimi's genius. Maybe the overshadowing rumours that are used b...
  • Jimmy Blacksmith Evil
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    Is Jimmy Blacksmith Evil! Jimmy Blacksmith was not evil, he was somebody driven to the unthinkable because he had all this anger and frustration bottled up inside of him, and all these emotions confused him. Evil means morally bad, wicked or harmful, Jimmy was non of these things, he was a victim of racial prejudice. The first way in which Jimmy got driven to his anger, was when he had gone to find a job and he did his job all correctly and put all his hard work into it, but his boss would alway...

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