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  • Jacob And Lily
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    Mother Theresa "Lily sweetie, get up. You " re gonna be late, AGAIN!" Lily, an 18 year old living in the latter part of 21st century, awoke to her mother's piercing screams. Not really the most pleasant awakening, but she was quite used to it. She stretched out in her queen-sized feather bed, and looked out the window. Once again, a beautiful day, the sun was shining, the birds were chirping. Ah yes, life was perfect in her home town of Park Rapids. As she slowly climbed out of bed, her phone ra...
  • Lily's Mother
    609 words
    The Avalon Ballroom Mostly everyone has a hero, role model, or someone to look up to. These people can significantly affect your lifestyle, and what you do. The Avalon Ballroom by Ann Hood displays this type of character as the father of Lily, the protagonist. This highly respected patriarch inspires her to do many things, like to go to college at Princeton University just as he did. Lily seems to want to follow her father's footsteps by going to Princeton University. This "god-like" figure has ...
  • Lily's Beauty As A Commodity
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    Lily Bart, the central character in Edith Wharton's novel, The House of Mirth, was born into the fringes of high society in late nineteenth century New York. She developed a, 'lively taste for splendour'; (page 30) and a fear of, '; dinginess'; . (page 35). Everything within this social circle is measured in monetary value, people and things alike are treated as commodities. This is the only way of life Lily knows, and without the financial means to sustain herself, Lily is destined to be a vict...
  • Their Money The Same As Lilys Mother
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    In the book, The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, the characters are extremely interesting in how they choose to present themselves. There is one social group in which they are all rich upper class Americans, with an aura of snobbishness surrounding them. Then there is one woman who ran with this crowd and she did not quite fit into the label of a "snob", yet she was consumed with Veblens theory of "conspicuous consumption". That character was Lily Bart. Wharton portrays these characters to thi...
  • Rosie And Lily
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    The autobiography I read was Sleeping Arrangements, the childhood memoirs of Laura (Lily) Shaine Cunningham. I chose this person simply because I had never heard of her before. Everybody was doing a book on celebrities, and at first I wanted to do Audrey Hepburn. I love her films; I have even already read a biography on her. But many other people were doing their biographies on her, and I realized that if I could find a book by a person who has led a typical childhood I would be different. By fi...

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