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Wilfred Owens Dulce et Decorum est: Against Romancing the War (799 words, 2 pages)
How does Wilfred Owens poem Dulce et Decorum est. challenge the glamorised view of war often given to the young in book, comics and films? The theme of this poem is to convince the reader not to fill childrens minds with how glorious it would be to die for your ... Read More
A Review on The House on Mango Street (1860 words, 2 pages)
The House on Mango Street The House on Mango Street is a very interesting book about a young Latino girl and her daily life. It is a look through a childs eyes of the world around her. The story is written in short chapters, explaining different aspects of life from ... Read More
Life History of Dame Penelope Margaret Low (1154 words, 5 pages)
Dame Penelope Margaret Low Lively was born on March 17th, 1933, inCairo Egypt. Lively was born into a high socially ranked family, whichincluded her mother, Vera Greer Low and her father, Roger Low, who was abank executive of the National Bank of Egypt. Because of her family'shigh social rank, Lively's ... Read More
The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek: The History of Kindertransport Under Nazi Germany and a Jewish Girl’s Journey (729 words, 3 pages)
Under Nazi Germany, the Jewish community was in constant peril as Hitler incrementally acted towards his goal of total extermination of Jews. There was however, a chance for parents to seek refuge for their children before the war with England broke out. This opportunity came in the form of a ... Read More
The War Propaganda in the Military Action Novels during the World Wars in England (720 words, 4 pages)
Boys Books and the Great WarDuring the World Wars in England, an interesting type of war propaganda permeated English homes. The propaganda was not in the form of films or pamphlets, but books for children. The British used childrens and teens books to gain recruits to the military. They did ... Read More
The Life and Work of Marcel Marceau (1355 words, 4 pages)
Marcel Marceau was a French mime who had a big impact on movement in theatre and silent communication. Marcel introduced the world to mime on a large scale, and made it into a true art. He performed in front of thousands of people, worked with celebrities, appeared in many films, ... Read More
The Importance of Books in Every Learning Center in the Preschool Classroom in All Interest Areas Need Books, So Spread Those Books Around, an Article by Baker and Schiffer (1068 words, 4 pages)
Article 4 All Interest Areas Need Books, So Spread Those Books Around, Baker and SchifferIn this article, the authors begin by explaining the importance of having books in every learning center in the preschool classroom. They point out that books should be everywhere in the room, and should be somehow ... Read More
The Reasons Why ACK Comic Series Should Not Become a Sacred Religious Text (1331 words, 6 pages)
ACK ComicsWhen one thinks of religious texts, it isnt very common for a comic book series to come to mind ACK Comics might be the thing that changes that. ACK Comics is one of Indias most popular comic book series with over 400 books filled with elaborate stories of Hinduism ... Read More
Reading Programs Should Be Appealing for Students (1282 words, 4 pages)
For a child, there are many fun literary programs readily available at their fingertips. Whether it is book fairs, library time, or rewards given for book reports, children are constantly being encouraged to read through fun and exciting programs. Unfortunately, the amount of reading programs that are geared towards older ... Read More
The Internalization of Pecola in the Novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (896 words, 3 pages)
Internalizing Blue EyesWhen we think of clean, white is the color that usually comes to mind. Sadly, this can also be the case with race. Toni Morrison takes white beauty standards in her novel, The Bluest Eye, and examines how they affect people and the black community. Not only does ... Read More
The Use and Effects of Marijuana on Entertainment, Politics, Fashion, Technology, and Literature (1765 words, 7 pages)
A lot can change in a period of seventeen years, including underground culture, and what could be more symbolic of Americas underground than drugs? Drugs are mysterious, taboo, illegal, and generally disapproved of- until now. Since the early 1990s, the use and prevalence of marijuana in American society has increased ... Read More
Poor Parenting in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (580 words, 2 pages)
The poor parenting in Wuthering Heights becomes obvious very early into the novel, not only negatively affecting the first generation raised, but seeping into the second one, creating an odd cycle. Whether it is the neglect that some figures convey onto their children, or selfish motives, parenting in Wuthering Heights ... Read More
A History of the Evolution in the Western Religious Thinking in Aristotle’s Children by Richard R. Rubenstein (1481 words, 5 pages)
Aristotles ChildrenThe Medieval period was a time of philosophical unrest for many thinkers who wanted to show that philosophy and religion could go hand-in-hand, and that Gods existence could be proven through logical proofs. Richard R. Rubensteins book, Aristotles Children, is a detailed history of the evolution in western religious ... Read More
The Different Ways in Resolving Conflict within an Organization (2013 words, 7 pages)
ReadNow is a national, nonprofit organization that strives to increase literacy rates among children. To do so, ReadNow hands out books to children and families across the United States. ReadNow, because the nonprofit spans across the United States, has branches, or chapters, that facilitate the mission of the organization.One particular ... Read More
The Life and Accomplishment of Dorothea Lynde Dix in the Field of Nursing (1437 words, 5 pages)
It is not easy to work with and support those who are mentally ill. Those who are able to should be remembered, especially is they have left lasting effects still seen in America today. Such a person that fits that role is none other than Dorothea Lynde Dix. Dorothea was ... Read More
An Analysis of the Adult and Children’s Perspective of The Cat and the Hat by Dr. Seuss (881 words, 4 pages)
The Cat And The Hat AnalysisThe Cat And The Hat has remained one of the most popular childrens books since its publication in 1957(About Dr. Seuss) While The Cat And The Hat has been extremely popular, differences in interpreting the concepts that Theodor Geisel incorporated into the book have been ... Read More
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis; the Differences Between the Film and the Book (361 words, 1 pages)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe written by C.S Lewis is a wonderful imaginary book that children can enjoy even adults. One would have thought that the book was good enough but in December 2005, The Chronicles of Narnia- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe was released. The ... Read More
Students Don’t Have Adequate Study Skills for College (1127 words, 4 pages)
A troubling phenomenon is occurring throughout the nations high schools. Students in the United States are not leaving high school prepared for college. Students are not passing in the Math and English placement exams that are required for entry level college placement. Why is this? The educators are thinking that ... Read More
A Summary of Several Picture Books for Children (358 words, 3 pages)
Picture booksClick, Clack, Moo Cows That Type This funny book takes place in a farm setting, as farmer brown tries to get his cows to stop typing on their typewriter, as the cows complain about how cold the barn is and requesting blankets, going on a strike when farmer brown ... Read More
A Literary Analysis of the Poem Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa (520 words, 2 pages)
Facing the WallI turn this way--the stone lets me go. I turn that way--I'm inside the Vietnam Veterans Memorial again, depending on the light to make a difference. The poem, Facing it by Yusef Komunyakaa, that this quote is pulled from relates to this childrens book The Wall. When the ... Read More
The State of America’s Children: An Integrative Essay (1816 words, 3 pages)
Alyssa DeNardiMarch 8, 2001Midterm EvaluationThe State of Americas Children An Integrative EssayMore and more children are in greater and greater trouble James GarbarinoThis simple statement, made by James Garbarino in his book Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment, concisely and appropriately describes the current state of children and youth ... Read More
Billy Pilgrimi and his Religious Beliefs in Always Keeping One’s Humanity (1373 words, 2 pages)
In the story, we find that Billy idolizes an unpopular science-fiction writer named Kilgore Trout. One night a spaceship captures Billy and takes him back to their planet Tralfamadore. While Billy is there, they teach him and the reader that war and death are inevitable and should be accepted. They ... Read More
A Literary Analysis of Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol (1793 words, 10 pages)
Jonathan Kozol's Amazing Grace is a book about the trialsand tribulations of everyday life for agroup of children who live in the poorest congressionaldistrict of the United States, the South Bronx. Their livesmay seem extraordinary to us, but to them, they are just asnormal as everyone else. What is normal? ... Read More
A Discussion on the Objectivity of History (4149 words, 13 pages)
Is there such a thing as history which is more objective than memory? For many years now there has been a strong debate, as regarding whether or not there is such a thing as history that is more objective than memory. Due to memories completely subjective nature, history although also ... Read More
Comparison of Desiree’s Baby by Kate Chopin and the Landlady by Roald Dahl (282 words, 1 pages)
I have looked at two short stories Desirees Baby by Kate Chopin and The Landlady by Roald Dahl and am going to be comparing the writers of the stories, the plots, the similarities and the differences. I will then conclude which ending has the most impact and why. Kate Chopin ... Read More
An Introduction to the Life and Work by Scott O’Dell (2794 words, 17 pages)
1 In Scott ODells early life he had a inspirationinside of him that was not revealed until after heachieved success in his professional life. During hiscollege years he always showed an interest in words. Oneway he showed that interest was by becoming an editor forsome time, then a director. During ... Read More
A Biography of Salman Rushdie a Writer (1650 words, 6 pages)
Salman Rushdie was seen by some as a famous novelist with great skill at what he does and seen by others as a blasphemous heretic. Rushdie was born in June 1947 in Bombay, India as the only son out of four children. His family originates from Kashmir, so his first ... Read More
An Analysis of Prejudice, Family and How You Make it in Life in “The Great Gilly Hopkins” by Katherine Paterson (933 words, 4 pages)
The Great Gilly Hopkins was an interesting novel with many themes, some werehidden and others were obvious. Katherine Paterson has a way of telling a story in amanner that is interesting to the reader yet has a very strong theme, life is what you makeof it. Gilly made life hard ... Read More
A Literary Analysis of the Life of Phyllis Renolds Naylor and Her Life Reflected in Her Alice Books (729 words, 2 pages)
Monday November 23, 1998Phyllis Renolds Naylor Her Life Reflected in Her Alice BooksPhyllis Renolds Naylor was born in Anderson, Indiana on January 4, 1933. She has written over eighty books for children, teenagers, and adults, but her Alice books are most famous. Phyllis Naylor reflects her life as a child ... Read More
A Fun and Educational Book About the Life of a Young Latino Girl (1905 words, 3 pages)
The House on Mango StreetThe House on Mango Street is a very interesting book about a young Latino girl and her daily life. It is a look through a childs eyes of the world around her. The story is written in short chapters, explaining different aspects of life from a ... Read More
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