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  • University Of Alabama For Four Years
    423 words
    Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926. She was the youngest of 3 children born to A masa and Francis Finch Lee. She was born in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended local schools until 1944, at which time, she entered Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama. She became a Fulbright Scholar and spent a year at Oxford University. She also attended University of Alabama for four years studying law. In 1950, she quit the school and moved to New York City where she worked for Eastern Airlines and Brit...
  • A Time to Kill By John Grisham
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    A Review and Commentary On: A Time to Kill By John Grisham A Time to Kill written by John Grisham is a book that presents the high racial tensions in Canton Mississippi in the early 1990's. The book opens with two young men, James Lewis Willard and Billy Ray Cobb, joy riding in their brand new yellow pick up truck decked out with Confederate flags. They speed though black neighborhoods throwing full beer bottles at people and houses, until they come across ten-year-old Tonya Hailey walking home ...
  • Robert E Lee
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    In 2003, Roy Blount Jr. published the book Robert E. Lee through the Penguin Group Inc. This book is different then other books published about Lee due to the fact that this book looks behind the man in uniform, and shows how Lee became the legend that we know today. Blount brings an element of humor that some would not expect to find when writing about Lee. Through this type of writing, Lee transforms into the everyday person who we all can relate to. Blount takes the reader through the life of...
  • End Of The Book Jay Berry Lee
    449 words
    Summer of the Monkeys By: Wilson Rawls The book Summer of the Monkeys is about a family of four that had just moved to the Ozark Mountains, smack dab in the middle of the Cherokee Nation. The last thing a fourteen year old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an explanation of course, as he did for most things. The monkeys had escaped from a traveling circus, and there was a handsome reward in store for anyone who could catch ...
  • Racial Slurs And Violence In Her Novel
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    To Kill A Masterpiece Harper Lees To Kill A Mockingbird tells a tremendous story that touches on issues of racism and injustice in Alabama during the 1930's. Lee presents to her readers a realistic view as to how people of that time spoke and behaved. She also uses language that some consider offensive to help illustrate the injurious episodes of our countrys past. The content of the novel has caused much controversy over time. As a sad and upsetting result, To Kill A Mockingbird has been remove...
  • My View Of Robert E Lee
    296 words
    He lived with his beliefs and he made them livable. He laughed and joked. He sympathized with others and comforted them. He was kind to all, both man and beast. He stood for truth. He stood for thoughtfulness of others. He loved his neighbors. He could forgive his enemies. He worshiped and prayed. He obeyed the law. To those you follow him there is an example of The Gentleman Commander. This is just one of the many paragraphs that portray Robert E. Lee's more gentle sides in the book The Gentlem...
  • Little Boy Eddie Lee
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    The book I chose was " Be Good to Eddie Lee" written by Virginia Fleming. The book is based on a little boy who has Down's syndrome. The three main characters are Christy, Eddie Lee who has Down's syndrome and JimBud. The story is about a hot summer day and a quest to find frog eggs in the lake that they all live near. Christy was taught by her mother to be nice to Eddie Lee even though he is different. JimBud on the other hand, is unkind to Eddie Lee because he thinks he is a dummy. After readi...

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