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The Outsiders Debate

In the book The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, the Socs are the ones to blame for all of the problems. After all they are the cause of the rumble. The Socs are no good drunk 24/7 idiots who need to turn their ego down, and intelligence up. They screw up MANY times in the book. Yah yah, greasers are...

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Meaning of Life Connection to Macbeth

The most thought-provoking quotation from Shakespeare’s Macbeth could arguably be “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day to the last syllable of recorded time, and all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s...

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The Outsiders

The outsiders: Study Guide terms. 1. Point of view The point of view is in 1st person according to Ponyboy. 2. Setting Set in the early 50’s (greasy hair) 3. Circular ending The story starts and ends with Pony’s english paper. 4. Conflict Man vs. Man-Ponyboy vs. Darry Man vs. Nature- Ponyboy and...

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The Outsiders

? S. E. Hinton: The Outsiders A Term Paper In Partial Fulfillment For Language Arts 11 By Eduardo Rivera Rivera 5/22/13 Mr. Jesus Ramos Period 6 S. E. Hinton is one of the best known American authors. She has written many stories and novels, none of which are as famous as her young-adult novel...

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Literary Evaluation of The Outsiders

?Literary Evaluation of The Outsiders The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton is an endearing and enduring coming-of-age tale with timeless themes, written in an engaging style, encompassing unforgettable characters, and an inspiring storyline, which leaves the reader with a number of valuable life lessons...

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Victim of Fate Macbeth

The Victim of Fate Throughout the ages it is believed fate, by some uncontrollable force, has the power to forge one's destiny. The outcome of a person's choices is controlled by the way in which they are fated to occur. However, some believe these choices can defy fate and that fate only...

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The Outsiders

Background does not matter when you are a hero. In the book The Outsiders by S. E Hinton, the author argues that heroism defines a person by their actions not by their background, history, or looks. The events at the church, the incidents that happened before the church and the aftermath all show...

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Macbeth

Psychoanalysis and feminism In ‘’ Macbeth’’ William Shakespeare is one of the best writers of the Renaissance. He is unforgettable person and admired by young and older people. His works are used in mass media and popular culture. His plays are always alive in art, television, theatre. In the...

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A Streetcar Named Desire/as I Lay Dying

Intuitive Yet Institutionalized In life, if a person is considered strange, different, or simply not the “norm”, they are immediately out casted and ostracized. Even though that specific person could be a genius or misunderstood they do not have the opportunity to show who they really are because...

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Macbeth Outline

Introduction Thesis: In Macbeth we see an example of triumph of evil in a man with many good qualities. Point #1: Macbeth starts out as a War-hero with many good qualities. Point #2: After meeting with the witches, Macbeth develops a dangerous lust of power and performs evil deeds but with remorse...

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As I Lay Dying Character Analysis

Velee Patel Ms. C. Fornini English IV, Period 5 28 April 2014 Faulkner’s Characterization of Dewey Dell in As I Lay Dying William Faulkner’s diction, point of view, and syntax in his polyphonic novel, As I Lay Dying, strategically employs the miserably pessimistic yet juvenile voice of Dewey Dell...

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Birds in Macbeth

Fair is Fowl As one of the very first lines of Macbeth by William Shakespeare makes clear, “Fair is foul and foul is fair”(I, i, 12-13). Contradictions exist throughout the play in numerous motifs and symbols, including birds. What birds represent in literature varies; they can mean a journey...

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Johnnys Euglogy (The outsiders)

?Johnny’s Eulogy Johnny was a nice and I respected him. To us he was brave enough to save people’s lives. I respected Johnny, and how he put up with the abuse by his dad. I have never heard him complain either. Sure, he’d talk about it, but I never heard him complain. Even though he had a tough...

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Cash and Anse Contrasting Characters in As I Lay Dying

In As I Lay Dying, Cash Bundren devotes himself to the one thing that he believes will comfort his dying mother: building a fine coffin for her. He is the suffering servant, willing to dedicate himself to a task and carry it out without complaint and without stinting. Notably, it is section 18...

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the outsiders heros journey

? Jeanne Pritchard Netflix entrepreneurship 08/18/2013 MaryAnn Scholl MAN105oll Netflix Entrepreneurship Case Describe the elements of the exchange process as they occur between Netflix and its customers. Netflix has a variety of options to choose from. Depending on the option you chose Netflix...

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As i lay dying Journal Entries

?As I Lay Dying journal entries By: Roberto Boponti Cash My first impression of Cash was that he was a hardworking man. He spent most of the day working on the coffin for his mother. He seemed very selfless as he worked constantly on his mother’s coffin. Although the fact that he was building the...

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As I Lay Dying Anse Bundren Evil

To be evil is to be profoundly immoral and malevolent. Throughout the course of the novel, “As I lay Dying,” we struggle to determine whether Anse Bundren’s actions are pure evil or merely a result of his outright laziness. Although it is arguable that Anse is evil, I personally do not think that...

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quote the outsiders

?Quote "Dally's okay," Johnny said defensively, and I nodded. You take up for your buddies, no matter what they do. When you're a gang, you stick up for your members. If you don't stick up for them, stick together, make like brothers, it isn't a gang any more. It's a pack. A snarling, distrustful...

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as i lay dying

?Discussion Reflection 3 The discussion the group and I had was about deciding whether or not Darl from the book As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner was Insane. Justin did not think Darl was insane. and I disagreed with his thinking. We believe that Darl did go insane, and his actions prove it...

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Macbeth Outline

Paragraph 1: Introduction In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, one of the main characters, Lady Macbeth changes quite drastically. Macbeth, Lady Macbeth’s husband is predicted to become king of Scotland by three witches and she believes it is true. Lady Macbeth convinces her husband take...

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Camera views in The Outsiders film

This report is about how films work. In this report, I will give examples from the book and movie called ‘The Outsiders’. I will be using examples from ‘The Outsiders’ because the film has a lot of examples on camera movements, for example, close-ups, camera turning around, downward views, colored...

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As I Lay Dying and The Odyssey: Books of Epic Quests with Incredible Odds

As I lay Dying and the Odyssey As I lay dying and the Odyssey can both be considered books of epic quests with incredible odds. Faulkner takes the title of As I Lay Dying from a line spoken in the Odyssey by the Greek warrior Agamemnon. Agamemnon tells Odysseus when he travels to the Underworld...

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Macbeth as a King

English Oral Presentation Summative Macbeth’s Qualities: Macbeth does have a couple of Malcolm’s “king-becoming graces:”’ He is courageous in battle, as demonstrated when the Captain said “For brave Macbeth – well he deserves that name” (I. i. 16) because of his involvement in defeating the rebels...

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The Outsiders

I believe that, in the book "Ponyboy," the Socs, socialites or social rich kids from the west, are more of a disgrace and menace to society than the "greasers," the poorer students from the east. The Socs' idea of fun is throwing big parties, including beer blasts, and jumping greasers. They drive...

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As I Lay Dying Essay

As I Lay Dying Essay "Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and aint none of us pure sane until the balance of us talks him that-a-way. It's like it aint so much what a fellow does, but its the way the majority of folks is looking at him when he does it" (Faulkner 233). After the death...

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Lady Macbeth

The Role of Lady Macbeth Throughout Macbeth, we learn about Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s evil plot to take the throne of Scotland. Both of these characters are evil, but my questions are: Who’s more evil? Who’s more responsible for their cruel plot? First off, I’m going to discuss Macbeth and his...

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Banned Books: "As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner

Lorena Mendoza Mr. Joseph Madison AP English and Language Composition 22 March 2013 Banned books: Why was the novel “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner, banned? 1. Definitions of Banning, Censorship, and Challenging For centuries, writing has been a form of release and enjoyment, with the ability...

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Power in Macbeth

Adithya Shekhar Macbeth Paper Power and Comfort- Incompatible People often find it tough to achieve things that are usually incompatible with each other. Even Werner Heisenberg, the German scientist who discovered the uncertainty principle, realized that the act of measuring things at the atomic...

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As I Lay Dying Analysis Essay

February 18, 2013 Duty is a Four Letter Word with a Three Character Meaning In William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, the Bundrens sacrifice a great deal to lay Addie in her final resting place at Jefferson. They obediently follow her burial orders despite the hardships along the way because of the...

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The Downfall of Macbeth

R. D Macbeth Essay 21-1-2013 William Shakespeare portrays a tragic downfall of a king through his ambition to become King and human weakness in the murder of Duncan. Shakespeare develops the play Macbeth by showing the changes in him and the effects his demise has on others. The tragedy Macbeth by...

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Analysis of as I Lay Dying by Faulkner

As I Lay Dying by Faulkner is a strange work with a changing perspective that can leave the reader confused, and a story that can leave a reader with an uneasy feeling. In the action of the novel, Jewel risks his life to save his mother’s casket, the Bundren family is forced to sell almost all of...

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Macbeth vs Judas

In the beginning of Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, the title-character was a noble general of King Duncan of Scotland’s army, greatly respected by all. However, after meeting three witches who prophesied that he would become king, Macbeth, not seeing how that was possible, as Duncan was king...

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Portrayal of Women: The Great Gatsby and The Odyssey

In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Daisy Buchanan is an important woman character, but only in relation toga Gatsby dream. Ever since Gatsby had come back from the army, he had longed to have Daisy back in his life, and so everything he did and built up was in some way for her (e...

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Macbeth: a Victim of Manipulation?

In the play “Macbeth”, William Shakespeare uses belief in the existence and power of witches to create and influence the audience’s understanding of the play. Our initial impression of Macbeth is one of a brave and capable warrior, however once we see his interaction with the three “evil sisters”...

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The Analysis and Comparison of the Themes of "Beowulf", "The Odyssey" and Other Related Epics

An epic is best described by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as a long narrative poem in elevated style recounting the deeds of a legendary or historical hero. Epics like "Beowulf" and "The Odyssey" are perfect examples of this definition; they are each centered on the deeds and triumphs of their...

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Journals for as I Lay Dying

Journal 1: setting Most authors give small details throughout the novel of where and when a story takes place, and the reader must piece the bits together. As I lay dying is no exception and like any other book gives many examples of setting. First off you can tell that the story takes place many...

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Deception in Macbeth Academic Paragraph

Macbeth and Deception Throughout the first three acts of the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the character Macbeth uses deception to his advantage in many ways. Three notable times are when he uses deception to make it easier for him to kill Duncan, aid in framing the guards for Duncan’s...

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As I Lay Dying Studyguide

AS I LAY DYING, William FaulknerQuestions for Study 1. Which are the most intelligent and sympathetic voices in the novel? With whom do you most and least identify? Is Faulkner controlling your closeness to some characters and not others? How is this done, given the seemingly equal mode of...

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Macbeth as a Tragic Hero

“The Journey to a Tragic Hero” An Essay Exploring Macbeth’s Journey to Becoming a Tragic Hero A Tragic Hero is someone who is important within his society. He has a tragic flaw which continues to grow and overcome his own personal virtues, as he continues into his downfall and the destruction of...

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Joseph Campbell S Monomyth The Odyssey

Pankaj Selvam English 10 Honors Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth Chosen Monomyth: The Odyssey 1. Hero introduced in his ordinary world Odysseus is a strong ruler of Ithaca (Greek city-state), however lacks experience in war. He is also the son of Laertes 2. The call to adventure He wins the Trojan war...

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As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

Paragraph V: Evaluation But my mother is a fish. Vernon seen it. He was there. “Jewel’s mother is a horse,” Darl said. “Then mine can be a fish, can’t it, Darl? ” I said. Jewel is my brother. “Then mine will have to be a horse, too,” I said. “Why? ” Darl said. “If pa is your pa, why does your ma...

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How Does Lady Macbeth Incorporate the Role of Femme Fatale?

How does Lady Macbeth incorporate the role of a femme fatale? Gothic literature was introduced by Horace Walpole in 1764 with his novel The Castle of Otranto. This makes Macbeth retrospectively gothic as it was written in the 1600’s. It includes some of the main features of the gothic genre such as...

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Macbeth Questions Act Iii

Macbeth Questions – Act III Osato Agbaire 1. “The Mysterious Killer” 2. Macbeth didn’t kill Banquo mostly because he didn’t want to have to go through that guilt that and pressure that he went through when his wife was forcing him to kill Duncan. In the first act, he was having second thoughts and...

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The Odyssey

Reflective journal 1 The Odyssey Date due MB and ME: 23rd January 2014 at 8:30am – via Blackboard – – Submission to VeriGuide – Choose ONE of the following question groups and write a short essay, about 400-600 words in English or 700-900 characters in Chinese. (* A question may break down into a...

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As I Lay Dying Essay

As I Lay Dying Journal Question #8 17 November 2009 In Chapter 24 of As I Lay Dying, Vardaman simply states “My mother is a fish. ” At first, this may seem like a child’s ridiculous association of his mother’s death with the death of a fish. However, this connection allows Vardaman to overcome the...

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"The Odyssey" by Homer, and in "The Ramayana", by R.K Narayan.

As Circe tries to seduce men and turn them into pigs, Penelope stays loyal and obedient to her husband. While Soorpanaka tries to steal a woman's spouse and sleep with him, Sita refuses to leave her husband's side. These traits show the major differences between temptresses and ideal wives in The...

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As I Lay Dying 4

Brittany N. Rice February 27, 2009 English 204 As I Lay Dying Animals In Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, he used animals to symbolize characters. The Bundren children are obsessed with animals throughout the novel. Vardaman is convinced that his mother is a fish, Darl declares that Jewel’s mother is a...

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Macbeth and Integrity

Lucas Xavier Self-Destruction There are seeds of self-destruction buried in all of us that will bare only misfortune if allowed to grow. Macbeth’s guilty path to his des Integrity is define as many things, value, honor, morality, and so on. These principles are the gears that run society...

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The Odyssey and The Ramayana

World Literature Online Love Is All You Need Love….. Love is one of the driving forces behind humanity, an emotion that transcends time and cultures. It’s no wonder that love is a theme often repeated in our literary works, such as The Odyssey and The Ramayana of Valmiki. The Odyssey and The...

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As I Lay Dying Epilogue

Andre 1 Hannah Andre Mrs. Rollings Honors English 10 Period 3 13 May 2011 Darl’s Epilogue Darl chases the patterns on the white wall with his numb fingertips. He is alone. He shivers as he lies on the cool pavement exhausted thinking to himself with a smirk scrolled across his face. And I’m the...

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