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  • Review Dusty Attic

    Review Dusty Attic

    Dusty Attic Death and a dusty attic was it the end? More like just the beginning. Cathy Dollanganger, the second of four children was forced in an early adulthood because of one horrific event. In the book, Flowers in the Attic by VC Andrews, Cathy Dollanganger changes emotionally and socially.

    Essay Length: 663 Words / 3 Pages
  • Review Last of the Mohicans

    Review Last of the Mohicans

    The Last of the Mohicans was written in 1826 by James Fenimore Cooper. Cooper was born September 15, 1789 in Burlington, New Jersey. Born the son of a wealthy judge, his family moved to Cooperstown, New York when he was just a year old. The town was named in his

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  • Review of "ordinary Resurrections" by Jonathan Kozol

    Review of "ordinary Resurrections" by Jonathan Kozol

    In his book, Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol pulls back the veil and provides readers with a glimpse of the harsh conditions and unrelenting hope that exists in a community located in the South Bronx called Mott Haven. Mr. Kozol provides his own socially

    Essay Length: 2,186 Words / 9 Pages
  • Review of Charlottes Web

    Review of Charlottes Web

    Review of Charlotte's Web 'Charlotte's Web' by E. B. White was first published by Hamish Hamilton in 1952. It is a classic children's novel which won the 1970 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (Amazon). It is beautifully written with a great mix of seriousness, excitement and comedy. Even though this

    Essay Length: 1,180 Words / 5 Pages
  • Review of Culture Jam by Kalle Lasn

    Review of Culture Jam by Kalle Lasn

    The advertising culture is having a devastating effect on our agendas of becoming the media\\\'s ideal of perfection, and behind all of this self-sacrifice the media and corporations are the ones succeeding, not us. In Culture Jam, by Kale Lasn, the founder of Adbusters magazine, he attempts to show the

    Essay Length: 1,886 Words / 8 Pages
  • Review of Henry

    Review of Henry

    This is an odd little book, but a very important one nonetheless. The story it tells is something like an extended parable--the style is plain, the characters are nearly stick figures, the story itself is contrived. And yet ... and yet, the story is powerful, distressing, even heartbreaking because the

    Essay Length: 1,103 Words / 5 Pages
  • Review of Menchu

    Review of Menchu

    "I, Rigoberta Menchu, an Indian Woman in Guatemala" (1983), is the personal narrative of the life of a young Guatemalan Quiche Indian woman. Written in the genre of personal testimony, Menchu's powerful voice records the hardships of the Guatemalan people during the political terror of a 36-year Civil War that

    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review of Oleanna

    Review of Oleanna

    "That was the end!" was the phrase I yelled when the credits started to roll. It definitely was not the response that I usually express at the end of movies. I typically express a feeling of fondness or aversion. Instead, I found myself less concerned with how much I liked

    Essay Length: 722 Words / 3 Pages
  • Review of Open House by Elizabeth Berg

    Review of Open House by Elizabeth Berg

    Review of Open House By Elizabeth Berg I am an avid reader. The type of person who can wipe out a good book in a day or two. For the past several months my only reading has been my textbooks. So I was excited sitting down and reading a book

    Essay Length: 761 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review of the Great Gastby

    Review of the Great Gastby

    Review of The Great Gatsby By Raphael In surface, The Great Gatsby described a relationship between two men and a woman, and how the normal man finally became the super-rich. But actually it much more than just that. As I got some further comprehension of this novel, can also felt

    Essay Length: 631 Words / 3 Pages
  • Review of the Paddy Camps: the Irish of Lowell, 1821-6

    Review of the Paddy Camps: the Irish of Lowell, 1821-6

    The study of a single community over a forty year period offers an historian a multitude of opportunities to delve into the economic, social, cultural, religious and political aspects of a particular group. Brian C. Mitchell's account of the Irish paddy camps in Lowell, Massachusetts fails to give the reader

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  • Review of We Mean to Be Counted

    Review of We Mean to Be Counted

    In We Mean To Be Counted, Elizabeth Varon charts the role of privileged women in Virginia politics in the decades leading to the outbreak of Civil War. Utilizing both published documents and private records, Varon persuasively conveys the influence that the elite women of Virginia had on the shifting political

    Essay Length: 943 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review on Confessions of a Mask

    Review on Confessions of a Mask

    Masks and alternate identity is a major theme in Mishima Yukio's Confessions of a Mask. The narrator believes that throughout his youth, he had been playing a role on a stage to hide his real self. However, contrary to what the narrator claims, throughout the novel, he is not playing

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  • Review on Randall Kennedy: Race and Justice

    Review on Randall Kennedy: Race and Justice

    The definition of criminal justice is: the system of law enforcement, the bar, the judiciary, corrections and probation that is directly involved in the apprehension, prosecution, defense, sentencing, incarceration and supervision of those suspected of or charged with criminal offenses. Throughout history we have seen this system bend and

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review on Tuesdays with Morrie

    Review on Tuesdays with Morrie

    Love Always Wins A review on Tuesdays with Morrie It is a small book, it is a big book; it tells a sad story, it tells a joyous story; it discusses death, it discusses life. Tuesdays with Morrie, an easy book to read, but indicates profound meanings. Morrie, the hero

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review Potter3 Chapter 1

    Review Potter3 Chapter 1

    The Characters in Chapter One "Owl Post" of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" by J.K.Rowling In class, we listened to the first chapter of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban". This is indeed an extremely interesting chapter since it contains all the basic information you have to

    Essay Length: 829 Words / 4 Pages
  • Review: The Restaurant at The End of The Universe

    Review: The Restaurant at The End of The Universe

    T h e C o o k C o u r a n t Jon Rasche November 9th, 2005 THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE! "There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it

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  • Reviewing English in the 21st Century

    Reviewing English in the 21st Century

    Reviewing English in the 21st Century Edited by Wayne Sawyer & Eva Gold Designed for teachers of English, Reviewing English in the 21st Century provides an overview of changes in English teaching in Australia over the last six decades, and the theories behind such changes. This edition also explains current

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  • Reviewing Sullivan's Study of America's Wine

    Reviewing Sullivan's Study of America's Wine

    For many years, wine dictionaries and encyclopedias have unknowingly been misleading consumers on the history of "America's wine," Zinfandel. In Zinfandel, A History of a Grape and Its Wine, Charles Sullivan, an accomplished viticulture researcher, challenges the popular belief that the grape was originally brought to America by a Hungarian

    Essay Length: 1,120 Words / 5 Pages
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad

    Rich Dad Poor Dad

    Some people generate an adequate living working for others, some do quite well, while many people don't do well. It is estimated that less than 16% of Canadians have more than $100,000 in their retirement funds while 38% have less than $10,000. Using money to make money is more

    Essay Length: 1,126 Words / 5 Pages
  • Richard Cory

    Richard Cory

    "Money can't buy happiness" is an adage that echoes through time; however, it seems to echo so softly that it is quite often disregarded. For men, in their search for fulfillment, see money as a vehicle. The envy of the poor, the common, the needy lies with the rich, the

    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
  • Right to Privacy

    Right to Privacy

    Absolute Power The right to privacy means controlling your own personal information and the ability to allow or deny access to others. As Americans, we feel it's a right not a privilege to have privacy. IT technology and the events of September 11, 2001 are diminishing that right, whether its

    Essay Length: 2,127 Words / 9 Pages
  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Book Reports

    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Book Reports

    Ruby Pena 7D Summaries Opinion Rikki-tikki-tavi This story is about a mongoose named Rikki-tikki-tavi who goes home with a boy. These snakes named Nag and Nagaina watch Rikki kill one of their snake friends and get worried that they are next. One night Rikki finds Nag in the bathroom and

    Essay Length: 2,359 Words / 10 Pages
  • Rise and Fall of Macbeth

    Rise and Fall of Macbeth

    Peasants of the early sixteenth century are often pictured carrying a bundle of limbs tied with vines on their backs. This is a perfect metaphor for the events in Macbeth. Macbeth is one of many thanes, or limbs, bundled together. The thanes are united by the king, or the vine.

    Essay Length: 1,959 Words / 8 Pages
  • Rise of Anti-Americanism

    Rise of Anti-Americanism

    Scott Van-Newhouse GVPP Book Review: Andrew Kohut America Against The World Rise of Anti-Americanism There are many conversations and explanations on why America has encountered an anti-American backlash in recent years. In reading Andrew Kohut’s America Against The World, I found it particularly useful to debunk the misconceptions that current

    Essay Length: 2,354 Words / 10 Pages
  • Rising Sun

    Rising Sun

    I read the novel Rising Sun by Michael Crichton. The story is about the grand opening of the Nakamoto Tower in Los Angeles, the new American headquarters of a Japanese corporation. On the night of the opening a young girl was killed on the forty-sixth floor, one story above the

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  • Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption

    Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption

    The story of Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption begins in 1948 when Andy Dufresne arrives at Shawshank prison. In contrast to most other convicts, he's not a hardened criminal but a soft-spoken banker, convicted of killing his wife and her lover. Like everyone in Shawshank, he claims to be innocent.

    Essay Length: 1,019 Words / 5 Pages
  • Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee

    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.

    Essay Length: 1,001 Words / 5 Pages
  • Robert Frost's: "stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

    Robert Frost's: "stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

    Robert Frost’s: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” The poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, by Robert Frost, really caught my eye when I first read it and it left me wanting more. I found myself reading the poem over and over again, yet I still could

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  • Robert Louis Stevenson Influences

    Robert Louis Stevenson Influences

    External Influences on Stevenson’s Writings “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson was a familiar title to me and prior to reading it I believed I was well versed about the story. I knew that Dr. Jekyll was an intelligent man who experimented with

    Essay Length: 1,191 Words / 5 Pages
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