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  • Christopher Robin And Winnie The Pooh
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    In literature, there are various works that aid children in their developmental progression of life. Children experience stages throughout their development that lead them to the discovery of not only their own needs, but the needs of others too. Many people do not realize the extent of which stories shape the way we think. Stories are particularly effective in influencing the way children think and behave, because they like to hear or read them over and over again. The repetition of these stori...
  • Legend Of Robin Hood
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    Hero or Criminal Many people consider Robin Hood a hero. He was definitely a hero to the peasants of Nottingham. After all he stole from the rich and gave to the poor. If I were poor he would have been my hero, too. But to the rich people of Nottingham he was nothing more than a criminal. I'm sure I wouldn't think too highly of someone that stole my money. What Robin Hood never took into consideration was that even though the outcome was good the course of action he took wasn't right. So was he ...
  • Story Of Robin Hood Of Nottingham
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    Robin Hood's good traits are easily seen throughout the story. The author did a good job of making his hero come across as a good person, who has often been misinterpreted because of things that he did as a young boy. Showing the change Robin Hood has made since he was a little boy easily allows the reader to better understand how great he really is, and how he is helping not only himself, but all of the poorer community. Robin Hood was faced with issues from very early on in his life. His mothe...
  • Major Molineux In Search Of His Kinsman
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    "The Test of Morality" Throughout American Literature we often see in the works of writers, how the character are torn between doing what is right and doing what is wrong. Like the transcendentalist who believed that experience was valuable way of learning, we also see in the works of William Faulkner's The Reivers as well as in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineux", we see elements of this belief. In my paper I will discuss the major themes of The Reivers and My Kinsman, Major Moli...
  • Alan Alexander Milne
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    Alan Alexander Milne When reminiscing on past memories of favorite books, cartoons, songs and stuffed animals, many people will think about Winnie the Pooh. The man behind all of your fun filled childhood adventured with Christopher Robin and his bear friend Pooh is Alan Alexander Milne, more commonly known as A.A. Milne. Besides his creation of Winnie the Pooh short story and poetry books he was a very accomplished man through out his whole life. He showed great affection to family members, fri...
  • Puck And Robin Goodfellow
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    The History of a Hobgoblin web One of the most popular characters in English folklore of the last thousand years has been the faerie, goblin, devil or imp known by the name of Puck or Robin Goodfellow. The Welsh called him Pwca, which is pronounced the same as his Irish incarnation Phouka, Pooka or Puca. These are far from his only names. Parallel words exist in many ancient languages - puca in Old English, puk i in Old Norse, puke in Swedish, page in Danish, pucks in Low German, puk is in Latvi...
  • Stephen And Robin's Relationship
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    Second Nature, which is one of Alice Hoffman's best novels, is the continuation to Stephen's adult life. In this novel, Stephen is exposed to the real world. At the age of three and a half, he was the only survivor in an airplane crash in the wilds of northern Michigan. A family of wolves raised him entirely apart from people. Later in his adulthood, he was caught by trappers and sent to a medical centre in New York City for rehabilitation. He was introduced to the world as patient 3119 or, more...
  • Veronica And Robin
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    Title- Queen of the Sixth Grade Author- Ilene Cooper The major character in the story I read was a girl named Robin. Robin is confident, sweet, caring, a good friend, respectful, and a little shy. Robin was the best friend of the most popular girl in school named Veronica. Robin had a crush on a boy named Jonathan. Veronica and Robin made up a club and only allowed certain girls in it. It was called the AKG S which means Awesome Kennedy Girls. They even made up pins with the lettering akg's on t...
  • Shakespeare's Play Puck
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    Ian Bradshaw A Spry Spirit of the Night A Midsummer Night's Dream contains some wonderfully lyrical expressions of lighter Shakespearean themes, most notably those of love, imagination and dreams. What makes A Midsummer Night's Dream a wonderful play is not the comical aspect of its story but its unique lyrical qualities. If A Midsummer Night's Dream can be said to convey one message, it is that the creative imagination is in tune with the supernatural world and is best used to confer the blessi...
  • Success Of Robin And The Merrymen
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    Introduction Two years into his campaign against the Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood was walking through Sherwood Forest. While walking Robin began to think of all of the problems he and his band of Merrymen were beginning to see. The numbers of his Merrymen were starting to rapidly increase. Along with this increase came a shortage of food. Furthermore travelers were beginning to travel around Sherwood Forest, cutting into the bands' looting revenues. With the Sheriff growing stronger by the ...
  • Puck
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    Robin Goodfellow, also known as Puck or Hobgoblin, is a merry sprite, represented as "a very Shetland er among the gossamer-winged, dainty-limbed fairies, strong enough to knock all their heads together, a rough, knurly-limbed, fawn-faced, shock-pate d, mischievous little urchin". Since Puck has no human feelings, he has no precise human meaning. He is strategic in A Midsummer Night's Dream as he is seen not only as a spectator of the plays happenings, but as a commentator and interpreter of the...
  • Bald Eagle Gobbles Down The Fish
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    A bald eagle perches on a branch of a dead tree. He looks out of the corner of his eye at a hawk, who has strenuously hunted for a fish for several hours. Just as the hawk finally grasps a fish, the bald eagle swoops down from the tree and attacks him. The bald eagle gobbles down the fish, leaving the hawk breathless, wounded, and without the fish he worked hard to catch. The bald eagle, chosen as the national bird of the United States for its "long life, great strength, and majestic looks" in 1...

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