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  • The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Book report: "The Black Swan" By Nassim Nicholas Taleb Reading the Black Swan takes me to a different place from the usual scientific literature, maybe it's because it can't be classified as one, if someone would ask me now to classify this book I probably would need to put some

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    Submitted: July 7, 2012
  • The Book - Thief

    The Book - Thief

    Aghadiuno Amaechi Aghadiuno Mrs. Shaw 10th Honors Literature 12 December 2012 The Book Thief 1. At the beginning of the story, Liesel was an illiterate adolescent. However, throughout the story, Liesel (slowly) evolves to grow a love of books. Words and books become a behemoth component in the life of

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    Submitted: February 3, 2016
  • The Book Thief

    The Book Thief

    Markus Zusak writes the exciting account of The Book Thief; the book is placed in Nazi Germany. One of the many characters I feel Hans has shown his role as step father/ husband, in a unique way. Hans is Liesel's foster father and one of the great loves of her

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    Essay Length: 704 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2013
  • The Boxcar Children

    The Boxcar Children

    The Boxcar Children By Gertrude Chandler Warner The story starts with the death of their parents. Leaving the four children orphaned. They decide to run away instead of going to live with their mean grandfather. They are offered a job at the bakery. While staying the night at a bakery

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    Essay Length: 278 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2012
  • The Cask of Amontilado

    The Cask of Amontilado

    "The Cask of Amontillado" My name is Monsignor Giovanni Thomasino. I have been Montressor's Priest, friend and confidant since the time he came of age. I would describe him a wealthy bachelor and quite "skilled in Italian Vintages." (161) He has always been a reserved, non-violent, patient person with an

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    Essay Length: 671 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 12, 2012
  • The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

    The narrator, Holden Caulfield, is also the main character of this book. The other characters are his family, friends, and teachers. Holden Caulfield has a mother, a father, a sister, and two brothers. One of the brothers, Allie, died of cancer a while back. "The Catcher in the Rye" has

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    Essay Length: 1,255 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2011
  • The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

    T he Catcher in the Rye is set around the 1950s and is narrated by a young man named Holden Caulfield. Holden is not specific about his location while he's telling the story, but he makes it clear that he is undergoing treatment in a mental hospital or sanatorium. The

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    Essay Length: 398 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2011
  • The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

    Summary of the Novel The majority of the novel takes place in December 1949. The story commences with Holden Caulfield describing encounters he has had with students and faculty of Pencey Prep in Agerstown, Pennsylvania. And it pictures a complex living circumstance of a teenage boy named Holden Caulfield, entwined

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    Submitted: February 4, 2012
  • The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

    Mr. Keating from the Dead Poet Society taught his students about seeing the world through different eyes or a different viewpoint. He had them walk around the courtyard in synchronization which taught them a lesson on conformities, and how to stand out from the norm. Mr. Keating also said the

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    Essay Length: 270 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2013
  • The Cather in the Rye

    The Cather in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye The closing chapter of the novel identifies the setting of the narration as a place - most likely a clinic or hospital -where the narrator, Holden Caulfield, is recovering from a mental breakdown. Leading up to this chapter, i.e. from Chapter 1 to 25, is

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    Essay Length: 366 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 11, 2011
  • The Changing Character in Janie Crawford

    The Changing Character in Janie Crawford

    lvasquez June 23, 2008 The Changing Character in Janie Crawford "Their Eyes Are Watching God" Janie Crawford is a major character in "Their Eyes Are Watching God". Here we learned how Janie's life began living in a house in West Florida with an Anglo family. Her mother abandoned her, and

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    Submitted: June 12, 2013
  • The Clan of one-Breasted Women Reaction Paper by Terry Tempest Williams

    The Clan of one-Breasted Women Reaction Paper by Terry Tempest Williams

    The Clan of One-Breasted Women Reaction Paper The Clan of One Breasted Women written by Terry Tempest Williams is her account of how the Mormon women in her family ended up with cancer and died as a result. The author recalls as a child having a dream about seeing a

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    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • The Classification Case

    The Classification Case

    The classification of current and non-current liabilities in the balance sheet is allocated in both areas providing several financial analyses because Current liabilities are obligations or debts that a company must pay within a period of less than one year such as the payment of debts to suppliers. The non-current

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    Essay Length: 747 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2012
  • The College of St. Scholastica

    The College of St. Scholastica

    Educational Mission Statement The College of St. Scholastica was established in 1912 by leading Benedictine Sisters (Peterson's, 2009). It is an autonomous private college and a Catholic Benedictine establishment that is located in Duluth, northeastern Minnesota. St. Scholastica started with six students and presently, it instructs over 4000 women and

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    Essay Length: 324 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2013
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    The Color Purple written by Alice Walker has many themes. From female bonding to the harmful effects of stereotyping and domestic violence, but a theme that should also be considered is ignorance. Ignorance is a condition that needs to be overcome because we must understand that this is really is

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    Essay Length: 1,069 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 21, 2011
  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Dantes, who was then mostly known as the Count of Monte Cristo, then made arrangements to find out who had remained his true friends. In disguise as an Abbe Busoni, he questioned Caderousse. He found out that his love had married Fernand and his father had died. However, his dear

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    Essay Length: 636 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 14, 2012
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    I've been working with the materials of the Salem Witch Trails of 1692 for so long as an academic historian, it's not surprising when people ask me if I've seen the play or film The Crucible, and what I think of it. Miller created works of art, inspired by actual

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    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2011
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    The act takes place in Proctor’s home, and throughout this scene it is obvious that John is powerful and is head of the household. When John arrives he is holding a gun, which in some ways could represent power and also foreshadow the violence that will soon take place. John

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    Submitted: February 5, 2017
  • The Crucible and Great Gatsby

    The Crucible and Great Gatsby

    THE GREAT GATSBY uses symbols to represent the hollowness of the upper class. East vs West is the first symbol he uses to make a separation between old and new rich. Another symbol are the unread books, which represents Gatsby as a fake; as a person who wants to show

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    Essay Length: 1,069 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2013
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Analysis

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Analysis

    Imagine a world where you can't understand emotions, feelings and facial expression. When most of the time while interacting with someone, you'll feel afraid and insecure. " " explores the.... "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time" is an award-winning book written by Mark Haddon. It is

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    Essay Length: 1,276 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: October 20, 2011
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