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Eye of the beholder
Eye of the beholder
eye of the beholder A Wrongful Death The theme of the book, Eye of the Beholder, by Jayne Ann Krentz, is to stop and take a breath before jumping to conclusions. Twelve years ago, Trask\'s father was killed in a car accident. He had driven his car off Avalon Point. Because of the sharp curve, this was not unusual. Everyone in town just believed that Trask\'s father was another fatality. Trask knew it was more. He believed his father\'s death was murder. Trask believed Kenyon had killed his fathe
Faded Dreams
Faded Dreams
Faded Dreams “Faded Dreams” In the play Death of a Salesman Willy Loman who is the salesman, was mainly concerned with the success of his family. He set his goals and expectations for himself and his sons that were so high that they were impossible to reach. Willy was reaching for the American dream. He wanted to live in a great neighborhood, he wanted to have his own business, and he wanted his sons to be successful He wanted the perfect life. Unfortunately people don’t always get what they wan
For KICKS
For KICKS
For KICKS Daniel Roke, an experienced Australian stud farmer, has been hired to investigate a series of horse dopings throughout England’s racing circuit. Dan, hoping to break free from his dull and tedious life in Australia, accepted the offer when it was presented to him by The Earl of October. Seeing as how October was one of the most respected and successful people in the business, Dan was offered 20,000 pounds for the completion of his job. With his family in mind Dan set off to October’s s
Gatsby
Gatsby
Gatsby The Great Gatsby Why did Daisy choose Tom in the end??? In the novel The Great Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan was faced with an enormous decision. She had to choose between Tom; her husband and Jay Gatsby; her lover. Gatsby seemed to be the ideal man of his time. Fabulously wealthy, handsome, charismatic and intriguing, he seemed to be able to offer everything a woman could want. All he wanted in return was Daisy’s complete unconditional love. Tom, on the other hand could offer Daisy money, sec
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Gone With the Wind Mitchell, Margaret published by Avon Books 1963 Setting The book is Gone With the Wind. The time is 1861, and the action is centered around Atlanta Georgia, and the surrounding area. It begins at Tara, the O’Hara plantation. Scarlett quickly moves to Atlanta, soon after her late husband’s death. she returns to Tara, though, during the burning of Atlanta by the Yankees. Once she has made Tara successful again, and she needs money for the house, she gets Frank
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Gone With the Wind Mitchell, Margaret published by Avon Books 1963 Setting The book is Gone With the Wind. The time is 1861, and the action is centered around Atlanta Georgia, and the surrounding area. It begins at Tara, the O’Hara plantation. Scarlett quickly moves to Atlanta, soon after her late husband’s death. she returns to Tara, though, during the burning of Atlanta by the Yankees. Once she has made Tara successful again, and she needs money for the house, she gets Frank
Hamlet Summary
Hamlet Summary
Hamlet Summary HAMLET SUMMARY OF THE PLAY Act I, Scene i: The play begins on the outer ramparts of Elsinore castle. It is late and Bernardo, a guard, is on duty waiting for Francisco to relieve him from his watch. Bernardo is nervous because the previous two nights he and Francisco have seen a figure who appears to be the ghost of the recently deceased king wandering around. Francisco approaches, accompanied by Horatio (Hamlet\'s only friend and confident). Even though Horatio dismisses the idea
Harry Potter
Harry Potter
Harry Potter Harry Potter And the Chamber of Secrets By Matt Carlson Harry returns from Hagwarts back to the Dursley’s home for another terrible summer. He returns home on his birthday and nobody even remembers. Harry has to stay upstairs all night because Uncle Vernon is having business guests over for a dinner party. Then, out of the blue, an house elf named Dobby sneaks into Harry’s bedroom and is becoming out of control because he’s so excited to meet Harry. He tells Harry that he must not g
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad, like many authors, used his own experiences for the basis of his novels. Specifically, Conrad’s journey on the Congo River as captain of a West African river steamer formed the basis for his novel Heart of Darkness. In this novel, the narrator of the story, Marlow, Conrad\'s protagonist, travels up the Congo in search of Kurtz, an ivory trader, and eventually ends up in the “heart of darkness.” Conrad also used his pessimistic view of life for the basis of Heart
Heart of Darkness3
Heart of Darkness3
Heart of Darkness3 Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow\'s change, as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by the company, the organization for whom he works,
Heart of Darkness5
Heart of Darkness5
Heart of Darkness5 [Every man, or woman has buried within themself a dark side, savage side. When a man is taken out of society, and left to create his own norms, he rediscovers those primordial instincts which have laid dormant since the the beginning of existence. Survival of the fittest, physically and intellectually, is the foundation of these instincts. Persons who dominate one or many through mental or physical prowess develop a sense of superiority. This feeling, if fostered by the enviro
JAWS THE BOOK
JAWS THE BOOK
JAWS THE BOOK In Jaws terror strikes. This terror is what fuels the story. When the first attack is learned by the worn everyone is gripped with fear. As more die this grip tightens and slowly chokes the town. The terror starts because the killer is unseen and unknown, impossible to see and impossible to escape. There is also the evident amount of death involved with the shark attack. The town is soon to fail with the attack of a shark on a local water front. The first wave of terror would have
Joy Luck Club2
Joy Luck Club2
Joy Luck Club2 The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan, 1989, Chinese I) Major Characters A. Jing-Mei (June) Woo. June is rebellious in nature, always swimming against her mothers’ dreams for her, not because they were harmful dreams but because she felt she could never live up to them, and she didn’t because she thought she couldn’t. Her mothers death has brought her face to face with questions about herself, her mother, and both their identities. B. Suyuan Woo. Like any mother Suyuan wanted her daughter to
Love and revenge in Wuthering heights
Love and revenge in Wuthering heights
Love and revenge in Wuthering heights In the novel, Whuthering Heights, Emily Bronte has created one of the most controversial novel in the 19th century. Bronte has written a novel that contains many views of complex ideas. Revenge and love revenge are examples of such. The main theme of revenge is protared through the character of Heathcliff. Heathcliff is also part of the theme of love accompanied by that of Cathy. The other half of the love theme is shown throught the actions of Hearton and C
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lsfvh Mike Rossi Sarah Holmes Writing 101 November 27, 2000 Napster, Fighting for Survival The Internet provides many different types of information on virtually any topic possible. There are many components that make up the Internet besides text. Software that is available on the Internet is ever-changing and is rapidly growing. Napster is a software company located in California, that distributes music, to users all over the world. Napster is among the many programs that enables you to share
Mafia Violence
Mafia Violence
Mafia Violence A Mafia Family’s Use of Violence Violence can either be used as mean of attaining power or as means of revenge. It is a highly known fact that the main focus of a stereotypical Mafia family should centre around the use of violence. “The Godfather” as well as “The Last Don” are two novels which hold true to this focus and are interestingly enough both written by the same author: the late Mario Puzo. Although being written more than twenty-five years apart, the two novels almost mir
Mafia Violence
Mafia Violence
Mafia Violence A Mafia Family’s Use of Violence Violence can either be used as mean of attaining power or as means of revenge. It is a highly known fact that the main focus of a stereotypical Mafia family should centre around the use of violence. “The Godfather” as well as “The Last Don” are two novels which hold true to this focus and are interestingly enough both written by the same author: the late Mario Puzo. Although being written more than twenty-five years apart, the two novels almost mir
Mark twain
Mark twain
mark twain Charles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on December 29, 1800 to Amasa and Cynthia Goodyear. Charles’s father was a hardware manufacture and a merchant. Amasa Goodyear built mainly farming tools like hayforks and scythes, which he invented. When Charles was a teenager he wanted to go into the ministry and become a pastor, but his father convinced him that he was a good business man and placed him in the hardware store of the Rogers brothers in Philadelphia at the age of sev
Master harold and the boys
Master harold and the boys
Master harold and the boys Racist Attitudes and Their Influences in “Master Harold” … and the boys We have all heard the saying that the rich keep getting richer while the poor keep getting poorer. This somewhat describes South Africa in the 1950s. During this time in Africa, the white people kept getting more powerful while the black population kept getting weaker. South Africa’s apartheid system gave powerful odds to the whites and created a racist society. In “Master Harold” … and the boys, a
Meursault as The Stranger
Meursault as The Stranger
Meursault as The Stranger Derek Goff English 24104 Mr. Venza 14 April 2000 Meursault as The Stranger The way a person reacts to ordinary situations determines the opinions of others based on their behavior. Yet, when this behavior is abnormal or different from the rest of society, it causes society to form an opinion based totally on a persons behavior not their true personality. In Meursaults case, his strange opinions and unexpected remarks put him in this position, without ever really giv
Money laundering
Money laundering
money laundering Money Laundering The word money laundering, according to the myth, is derived from Al Capone\'s practice of using a string of coin-operated launderettes in Chicago to disguise his revenues from gambling, prostitution and protection rackets. It\'s a nice story but not true, money laundering is so called because it perfectly describes the process of removing the stains and smells which money acquires when criminals earn it. In this report I will go on to discuss the topic of money
Mr Ives Christmas
Mr Ives Christmas
Mr Ives Christmas “GOD HAS CALLED HIM TO HEAVEN,” the headlines read the day after Robert’s death, a death that would become “the defining event of his (Ives) middle-aged life. Even though the entire story of the novel flows to and from that bloody moment, the story beneath the surface, Ives’ resurrection from the grave of grief, revolves around a mystical vision of “four winds.” This puzzling experience has left Ives at a loss for words. “...I wake up every day wondering if I’ll ever see anythi
My Antonia1
My Antonia1
My Antonia1 My Antonia by Willa Cather Author: Willa Sibert Cather, Nebraska\'s most noted author was born in Virginia. At the age of ten she moved with her family to Webster County, Nebraska. Many of Cather\'s acquaintances and Red Cloud area scenes can be recognized in her writings. Cather wrote poetry, short stories, essays and novels, winning many awards. In 1920 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel One of Ours, about a Nebraska farm boy who went off to World War I. Willa Cather\'s reput
Nihilism in Garders Grendel
Nihilism in Garders Grendel
Nihilism in Garders Grendel by Dan Serpico “Nihil ex nihilo, I always say”(Gardner 150). These are the words of the infamous Grendel from the novel, titled that same character, by John Gardner. They represent the phrase “life itself is meaningless” which is taught to Grendel by a few different people throughout this novel. In the following essay, the explanation of this phrase, the way Grendel learns about nihilism, and how Grendel develops the concept of nihilism, as it is known, will be discus
None Provided13
None Provided13
None Provided13 In the hilarious just keepin\' it real style novel, If This World Were Mine, by E. Lynn Harris, a group of friends decide to start a journal club, like they did back in their college English class. This story is told by each and all takes place in the 90\'s around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Sometimes it is easier to put your thoughts on paper rather than express them out loud. A group of college friends decides to restart their journal club called, If This World W
None Provided8
None Provided8
None Provided8 Death of a Salesman is a play by Arthur Miller. It takes place in New York. It is about a man named Willy Loman. He has been traveling salesman for the Wagner Company for 34 years. He has a wife named Linda, and two sons named Biff and Happy. Happy lives in New York, and works in a department store. After 14 years, Biff finally comes home, looking for a job in New York. Willy is so happy that his sons are with him, that he decides to ask his Boss if he can have a job in New York,
Norma Rea
Norma Rea
Norma Rea Norma Rae was seen in many different ways by people. In the beginning Norma\'s qualities were different than those at the end. Norma Rae changes and it is for the better. One of Norma\'s bad qualities is that she is dependent on men. As for seen with George. He treats he like a hoe and, gives her no respect. He is very abusive towards her, like when they were in the hotel room and he slapped her across the face. Her father treats her as a little girl. He is always in her business, he i
One flew over cuckoos nest
One flew over cuckoos nest
one flew over cuckoos nest One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest By Ken Kesey 1. How would you describe your main character? Become his “voice” and write about who he believes they are. I might frighten some of you at first, and others may think of me as some crazy man who has no business living in a normal society. Well, if you thought any of those, you’re wrong. I, Randle McMurphy, might have gotten in four or five fights and have been in jail and the work farm for sometime, but I feel that it is ne
One more river to cross
One more river to cross
One more river to cross One More River to Cross Crispus Attucks Crispus Attucks was the first American to die in cause of independence. He was born a slave in 1725, in Massachusetts. He was an expert livestock trader. On March 5, 1770, he left dinner after hearing strange fire bells. He then gathered an angry mob and went to where a British soldier was staying. The soldier shot into the crowd killing Attucks and injuring other civilians. Thousands attended his funeral. Madam C. J. Walker Madam C
Ordinary People2
Ordinary People2
Ordinary People2 Ordinary People Ordinary People by Judith Guest is the story of a dysfunctional family who relate to one another through a series of extensive defense mechanisms, i.e. an unconscious process whereby reality is distorted to reduce or prevent anxiety. The book opens with seventeen year old Conrad, son of upper middle-class Beth and Calvin Jarrett, home after eight months in a psychiatric hospital, there because he had attempted suicide by slashing his wrists. His mother is a metic
Pornography and Women Theory
Pornography and Women Theory
Pornography and Women Theory ONLY WORDS Constitutionally protected speech that is Clearly sexual abuse is discriminating and unconstitutional, therefore, must be restricted speech. Catherine A. MacKinnon, in her book “Only Words” gives persuading evidence that pornography subordinates women as a group through sexual abuse. She says “Protecting pornography means protecting sexual abuse as speech, at the same time that both pornography and it’s protection have deprived women of speech, especially
Pride and Pejudice
Pride and Pejudice
Pride and Pejudice Family Ties In Jane Austen\'s novel, Pride and Prejudice, she created a realistic family image, by introducing some of the imperfections that many families encounter. The Bennet family, consisting of five daughters, a marriage obsessed mother, and an unhappily married father, contain many of these difficulties. Throughout the love, joy, heartache and pain, which evolved from the series of events the Bennet family encountered, one character in particular, Miss Elizabeth Bennet,
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice is a lighthearted tale of love and marriage in eighteenth-century England. It centers on the elder sisters of the Bennet family, Jane and Elizabeth. Their personalities, misunderstandings and the roles of pride and prejudice play a large part in the development of their individual relationships. The spirited Elizabeth and softhearted Jane have to deal with not only their own feelings but also the status of their fami
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice is a lighthearted tale of love and marriage in eighteenth-century England. It centers on the elder sisters of the Bennet family, Jane and Elizabeth. Their personalities, misunderstandings and the roles of pride and prejudice play a large part in the development of their individual relationships. The spirited Elizabeth and softhearted Jane have to deal with not only their own feelings but also the status of their fami
Princess Bride
Princess Bride
Princess Bride The Princess Bride pages: about 250 The book starts with explaining Buttercups parents. Her mother nice and sweet, but she often got after her husband for small insignificant things. Her father shuddered at his wife\'s voice, a hard worker and loving father. They are both talking when they see a huge procession of horses and guards heading towards their home. At first the assume it was their neighbors but then the crowd was past all their neighbors houses and land and going straig
Psychology of the Internet
Psychology of the Internet
Psychology of the Internet The Psychology of the Internet A Report on the Book by Patricia Wallace Summary of the Book Today, the internet is a growing community. Millions of people from all over the world go online everyday to check email, research, shop, or even just interact with someone halfway around the world. As this community grows, so does the number of interactions between people. The Psychology of the Internet examines the psychology of new behavior produced by this novel method of
Reengineering Management
Reengineering Management
Reengineering Management “Reengineering Management (RM)” is a great book written by James Champy. Other than the one published before, which was “Reengineering the Corporation”, this books directed to all managers in all levels. It is about changing managerial work, the way we should think, organize, inspire, deploy, measure and reward the value-adding operational work. This book is a following one for “reengineering the Corporation” written by Michael Hammer and James Champy. You’ve redesigned
Report on How the Other Half Lives
Report on How the Other Half Lives
Report on How the Other Half Lives The novel How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis shocked middle and upper class Americans when it was published in 1890. Riis created a sensation when he revealed to the world, combining detailed written descriptions with graphic photographs, the horrific conditions of New York City’s tenement housing. How the Other Half Lives raised many questions, such as how and why the poor are subjected to such terrible living conditions and how that environment affects th
Review of Jack Bennys autobiography
Review of Jack Bennys autobiography
Review of Jack Bennys autobiography ------------------------------------ SUNDAY NIGHTS AT SEVEN The Jack Benny Story by Jack Benny with Joan Benny Warner, $19.95, 302 pages ------------------------------------ The late Jack Benny wrote an autobiography that was known to almost no one. So few, in fact, that his only daughter Joan was surprised to find the finished manuscript among her mother\'s files after her death in 1983. Joan Benny has augmented her father\'s words with her own memories and s
If you like books like The Firm or The Chamber the
If you like books like The Firm or The Chamber the
rip If you like books like The Firm or The Chamber then this is the book for you. It has a great mix of suspense, action and drama. Its about a young man named Rudy Baylor who had aspirations of breezing through law school, graduating, and having a rich and prosperous future waiting for him. But after graduating the company that had hired him as a student was forced into a merger and the new owners don’t want to have anything to do with him. It looks as if the whole world is crashing down on him
Rising Sun
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 floor of the party. The Japanese liaison, Lieutenant Peter James Smith, was called to help the investigation begin, as the Japanese businessmen tried to stall the police. Though the story is about a homicide in
Robinson Crusoe1
Robinson Crusoe1
Robinson Crusoe1 Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe, led a rather dramatic life, just like the character described in his novel. He had played various roles throughout his life. He used to be a successful merchant, though went out of business later. He published The True-Born Englishman, which was awarded by William III, and he also the author of The Short Way With The Dissentions, because of which he was sent to the court since the article ridicule the policy the government had taken towar
Scarlet Letter2
Scarlet Letter2
Scarlet Letter2 Hester Prynne was a beautiful, young, tall woman with shiny dark hair, piercing black eyes, and a beautiful complexion. She was living in Amsterdam with her husband, Roger Chillingworth, until he sent her to America alone while he cleared up business matters. In America, Hester had a love affair with Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale and realized she was pregnant with his baby. Nobody realized who the father was, so the Reverend couldn’t be punished. However, Hester was forced to wear a
Schindlers List
Schindlers List
Schindlers List Schindler\'s List Thomas Keneally\'s Schindler\'s List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler\'s List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of material wealth but leaves having saved the lives of over 1100 Jews who would most certainly have perished. The novel focuses on how Schindler comes to the realization that concentration and forced labor camps are
Tell Me Your Dreams
Tell Me Your Dreams
Tell Me Your Dreams The latest novel written by Sidney Sheldon, “Tell Me Your Dreams”, is about three stunning young women. Their names are Ashley Patterson, Toni Prescott, and Alette Peters. They all live in Cupertino, California and work at Global Computer Graphics, a successful, fast-growing young company with two hundred employees in Silicon Valley. Ashley Patterson is a confused woman, but is smart and beautiful. She’s lonely, timid, and certainly convinced she’s being stalked. Toni Prescot
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Cindy Hall THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, uses several major themes. The book is primarily about racism. Some of the other topics are freedom, bondage, religion, and society versus the individual(Grant 2758). Twain also uses a variety of colorful vernacular dialects. The book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been criticized from the time of its public
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1 Dangerous Drivers General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to avoid dangerous drivers and steer away from being one. Introduction I. In August 1995, a 20-year old man, enraged after a fender bender with a 33-year old woman, pulled her out of her car and forced her to jump from a bridge into the Detroit River, where she drowned. II. Ugly incidents sparked by driver rage are becoming common on American roads. Usually highway spats blow ov
The Bell Jar Chapters 1 4
The Bell Jar Chapters 1 4
The Bell Jar Chapters 1 4 The Bell Jar is about a young reporter, Esther Greenwood, and her life during an all expenses paid trip to New York in the 1950’s. Esther won the month long trip in a fashion magazine, one of only twelve winners. She is jealous of all the rich girls staying at the all female hotel, especially since it is her first time out of her humble home in New England. In the presence of all the upper class girls, she feels out of place and unwelcome. While in New York, Esther meet
The Color Purple1
The Color Purple1
The Color Purple1 Wilson, 1 Katie Wilson Ms. Allen English 11, 3 10 June 2000 The Color Purple Change over time was a theory that was first realized by the Greeks and, only thousands of years later, accepted as fact. As time goes by, things change. And this change is never more evident than in human growth and development. But what is it that causes human metamorphosis to occur? Oftentimes, the change comes from within, simply the innate desire to improve oneself. Other times, the transformation
The Count of Monte Cristo1
The Count of Monte Cristo1
The Count of Monte Cristo1 Anthony Roldan 9/8/00 P3 Title: The Count of Monte Cristo Author: Alexander Dumas Type of literary work: Adventure / Drama Theme: The main point that Alexandre Dumas is presenting in this novel deals with judgement. Those who are good to others will be rewarded in the furture. Those who are sinfull will be punished. SETTING: The action in this novel takes place in Marseilles, Paris, France in the 1800\'s. The era of the novel is set during the Napoleonic era. The ciite