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Book Review: Darkness, Be My Friend
... After finding this, they
go on to perform numerous terrorist activities around the district to
hamper the enemy's progress. These including blowing up a bridge on a major
convoy route, attacking an important bay used for supplies and in Darkness,
Be My Friend, the teenagers set out from New Zealand to assist a small
group of elite New Zealand soldiers attack the new airbase that has been
built in their town. In this book, the New Zealand soldiers disappear
without a trace and the teenagers have to attack the airbase themsleves_
I think that this book is as much about adventure and survival as it is
about emotio ...
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The Scarlet Letter
... society she will be cast into hell. The only reasons she sees the Black Man is cause in her mind she is trying to prepare herself to meet him.
Dimmesdale is going mentally insane because of the effects from guilt. He sneaks out at night to stand on the platform, but why doesn’t he confess. He is a reverend, and should be able to tell everything. That is why it is so hard for him. He is trapped between a rock and a hard space. If he tells the citizens, he is no longer the great reverend. Then again, if he doesn’t, he will be forced to carry the ever so heavy burden. Dimmesdale waits for such a long time th ...
A Stranger Is Watching
rejects her.Neil thinks that if Sharon and his father get married ,his father will send him away.When Neil
and Sharon are held hostage together, Neil's feelings for Sharon change;he begins to see her as a nice
person and a motherlike figure.I felt the author built this relationship up well so that the story would have a
I also like how the author made the character traits of the protagonist completely conflict with the
antagonist.The protagonist,Steve is a successful man with a family and no problems;at least in the mind of
the antagonist.The antagonist has problems with females,a car ...
The Horse Whisperer Healing Of
... get on with the business of living"(Schwarzbaum 44). Whispering is "the ability to look into one's eyes and touch their soul"(Evans). People have to decide what is important to them in their lives and try not to loose sight of this. In The Horse Whisperer it seems that Grace's mother Annie is so wrapped up in her career that her family is last on her priority list. When the accident occurs, she gets a rude awakening and attempts to make up for not really being there. At the hospital she wants to make sure that her daughter gets the best treatment and she "wants to get to know all of the nurses names"(Evans). T ...
his latest creation, it was some kind of sneaker, made of canvas and white
leather above a rubber sole. Alan put the shoe down on an idle conveyor
belt. As Alan walked downstairs he saw men scurrying around the sole
stamping machine, his father pulled out a shredded shoe, it was Carl's new
creation. “Who did this?” asked Alan's father, Carl put up his hand, and
took the blame. Alan picked up his bike and rode home, but just as he
thought he was safe Billy came out with his friends, attacked Alan and took
off, with his bike. He heard a drumming sound, Brummm-tum-tum! Brummm-tum-
tum!. He followed it to hi ...
... anthropologist James Chatters to assist with the investigation (Slayman). The police, coroner and Chatters then went to the river where they recovered more bones. Along with the bones, some late nineteenth century artifacts were recovered. The Archaeological Resources Protection Act required Chatters to obtain a permit to excavate on federal land, so before he could go back to excavate he had to get a permit from the Army Core of Engineers (Lee). After receiving his permit he returned to the site several times and recovered a near complete skeleton. At first the nineteenth century artifacts led him to believe that ...
Animal Farm: Political Issues
... and polotics but a rather sentimental, utopian
vision of the world as a "raft sailing through space, with, potentially, plenty
of provisions for everybody"(Grennblatt 106).
Animal Farm is a satirical beast fable which has been heralded as
Orwell's lightest, gayest work(Brander 126). It is a novel based on the first
thirty years of the Soviet Union, a real society pursuing the ideal of equality.
His book argues that this kind of society has not worked and could not (Meyers
102). Animal Farm has also been known as a an enter-taining, witty tale of a
farm whose oppressed animals, capable of speech and reason, overcome ...
The Crucible: John Proctor
... was an instance of bravery
because children were thought of as the vice of god and they were pure of
blemishes. Proctor also fought the court trying to keep them from
convicting his spouse even though nobody else would dare to do. Another
quality that made him brave was when he confessed to the court that he had
an affair with Abigail just to save his life.
That John Proctor is brave, is obvious but ha can also be very
extreme at some times. An instance of Proctor's extremity was when he
shouted, "I say - I say - God is dead!"(Pg. 119), and that he will see all
of them burn in hell. That statement implied to the ...
The Outsiders: Theme
... get jumped by a
group of Socs. The Socs start to drown Ponyboy in a fountain. Johnny,
realizing they might kill Ponyboy, kills Bob, one of the Socs with his
switchblade. Johnny and Ponyboy run to a fellow Greaser, Dally, who is always
in trouble with the law. Dally helps them by giving them some money, a gun,
and a place to hide. They hide in a church outside of town for a week until
Dally says it's okay to come out. They go out to eat and when they get back to
the church they find it burning. When they see that there are kids inside and
the fire could have been started by their cigarettes, they run insi ...