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  • Amethyst Ready For The Dance
    925 words
    Once upon a time there was a girl named Amethyst. She was the most beautiful girl in the world. Her 3 evil stepsisters were so ugly and they didnt like Amethyst so they made her clean the house and didnt let her have any fun. The evil stepsisters were always making plans to kill her. One day, the evil stepsisters bought an AK 47 and hired a hit man to kill Amethyst. The hit man took Amethyst in to the woods behind her house. He pulled out his gun but he couldnt do it. So, he took her to the midd...
  • Just Meeting Tom And Lily
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    Most people are kind to strangers. For example, they might be willing to return a purse, or perhaps take two lost people into their home. Or, in some cases, you would keep a secret or something about the others' lifestyle, to yourself. All this is seen in the short story "Searching for Summer" by Joan Aiken. In this paper, I intend to prove to you that the above statements are true. In the story "Searching for Summer", two young people, Tom and Lily, are married. At this time, the sun was hidden...
  • Relationship Between Poh And Liang
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    The Jade Peony by Ways on Choy, is a novel depicting Vancouver's Chinatown in the early thirties. The story that takes place before the times of World War II, and is told through the eyes of three different siblings: Jook-Liang, Jung-Sum and the young Sek-Lung; three children born from a Chinese family, but raised in Canada. For this immigrant family, life in Vancouver's Chinatown is difficult; both parents are forced to work constantly in order to provide a satisfactory and safe living environm...
  • Little Girl And The Old Lady
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    On a cold day in December, Sara White went shopping for her Christmas presents to give her family. At seven-thirty in the morning, Sara's alarm went off. She turned it off and began to wipe the sleep out of her eyes. She crawled out of the bed and got into the shower. She put on a grey sweater, with a pink scarf, and jeans. She sprayed some perfume and made her way out the door. She hopped into her white Mercedes, turned the ignition, and made her way to the market place. She walked onto the pav...
  • Dennis Rader
    658 words
    Dennis Rader was born on March 9th, 1945. He grew up in Park City, Kansas just outside of Wichita. His parents were William and Dorothea Rader. Both have passed away. Dennis has 3 brothers, Jeff, Paul and Bill Rader. He regular attended church and was a compliance officer and also installed security systems. Rader was married on May 22nd, 1971 to Paula. They have 2 kids, Brian Rader and Kerri Lynn Rader. Brian is 31 years old and kerri is 28 years old. His daughter Kerri is currently living in F...
  • Big Road The Lama And Kim
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    By: Luke Kim Kim gives a vivid picture of the complexities in India under British rule. It shows the life of the bazaar mystics, of the natives, of the British military. There is a great deal of action and movement, for Kipling's vast canvas painted in full detail. The dialogue in the novel makes use of Indian phrases translated by the author, they give the flavor of native speech in India. They are also touches of the native behavior and shrewdness. Setting: The time the novel took place was ar...
  • Story Mr Shiftlet
    402 words
    The Life You Save May Be You Own The setting for this story is in the 1940's on a desolate old farm in of repair and in the middle of nowhere. There is a big expanse of sky adding to the loneliness and isolation. There are three mountains against the dark blue sky visited off and on by the moon and various planets. An old lady sits on her front porch with her daughter watching the sunset. The theme of this story is one that that has been going on for centuries, it is the classic good against evi...
  • Square The Little Old Lady
    423 words
    A little old lady went into the Bank ofMelbourneone day, carrying a bag of money. She insisted that she must speak with the manager of the bank to open a, 'It's a lot of money!' After much hemming and hawing, the bank staff finally ushered her into the managers's office (the customer is always right! ). The bank manager then asked her how much to deposit. She replied, '$165,000!' and dumped the her bag onto his desk. The manager was of course curious as to by all this cash, so he asked her, 'Ma ...
  • Old Vagabonds
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    She could not take it anymore. She was convinced that she could no longer endure the presence of that hateful vagabond. She was determined to end it, end everything, no matter how bad it might be, rather than bear his tyranny. It had nearly been fifteen days with that struggle. What she didn't understand was the tolerance that Antonio had with that vagabond. No, truthfully, it was strange. The vagabond begged for hospitality for one night: the night of Ash Wednesday exactly, when the wind dragge...
  • Visit Some Sweet Old Lady
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    Jennifer George Professor Thomas English 1302.151 24 July 2000 A Character Analysis of Marian in A Visit of Charity In the short story, A Visit of Charity, Eudora Welty illustrates the story of a fourteen-year-old girl named Marian, who is a Campfire Girl that is paying a visit to the Old Ladies Home in order to earn points as a Campfire Girl. Marian thought that this would be an easy task that would take just a little of her time and an insignificant amount of effort on her part. She even broug...
  • Fierce In Hepzibah's Poor Old Heart
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    The First Customer MISS HEPZIBAH PYNCHEON sat in the oaken elbow-chair, with her hands over her face, giving way to that heavy down-sinking of the heart which most persons have experienced, when the image of hope itself seems ponderously moulded of lead, on the eve of an enterprise at once doubtful and momentous. She was suddenly startled by the tinkling alarum-high, sharp, and irregular-of a little bell. The maiden lady arose upon her feet, as pale as a ghost at cock-crow; for she was an enslav...
  • Example Of Bonaparte's Thoughts
    727 words
    Guests of the Nation Frank O'Connor, the author of "Guests of the Nation", was born Michael O'Donovan in Cork, Ireland, in 1903. "Guests of the Nation" talks about friendship and about war. Belcher and Hawkins are English prisoners of war, looked after by Noble, Bonaparte and Jeremiah Donovan. Belcher and Hawkins were handed over from the Second Battalion as British troops threatened to overrun the strongholds of the IRA forces. Since he immediately offered to help her with her chores, the elder...
  • Sweet Old Lady
    882 words
    She reached out and touched him on the shoulder. The Misfit sprang back as if a snake had bitten him and shot her three times through the chest. (49) Oh, how horrible! What type of man could kill so ruthlessly? The poor woman did not stand a chance. In a world filled violence it is a shame to see a sweet old innocent grandmother get murdered. The grandmother in Flannery O Connor's story A Good Man is Hard to Find is anything, but sweet and innocent. It is hard to understand that the grandmother ...

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