Term Papers on Book Reports
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.... one's goals and producing achievements, however when tainted with wealth the dream becomes devoid and hollow. Jay Gatsby, the central figure of the story, is one character who longs for the past. Surprisingly, he devotes most of his adult life trying to recapture it and, finally, dies in its pursuit. In the past, Gatsby had a love affair with the affluent Daisy. Knowing he could not marry her because of the difference in their social status, he leaves her to amass wealth to reach her economic standards. Once he acquires wealth, he moves near to Daisy, "Gatsb .....
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.... and the emperor.
The two major houses want control of the spice on the planet of Arrakis which
allows anyone who has it to fold space. Folding space means traveling anywhere
in the universe without actually having to move. The House of Attreides gets
destroyed by the House of Harkonnens in the fight over the spice. But on the
planet of Arrakis, the local people of that world known as Fremen had had a
prophecy that one day a savior would come and make peace where there was war on
the planet of Arrakis. The duke's son of the House of Attreides escaped duri .....
King Lear 3
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.... matter how good or evil you are throughout your life, there will always be things that occur that are never under your control whether they are negative or positive. King Lear's decision was never foreshadowed to have a negative affect on his family or his kingdom. Who would ever think that Lear would end up standing around Goneril and Regan lying dead on the floor while holding his other daughter Cordelia dead in his hands. You can almost call it fate in a way since the most common term for uncontrollable destiny is known as that. Fate could also be seen in .....
Animal Farm: Political Issues
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.... based on the first
thirty years of the Soviet Union, a real society pursuing the ideal of equality.
His book argues that this kind of society has not worked and could not (Meyers
102). Animal Farm has also been known as a an enter-taining, witty tale of a
farm whose oppressed animals, capable of speech and reason, overcome a cruel
master and set up a revolutionary government(Meyers 103). On another, more
serious level, it is a political allegory, a symbolic tale where all the events
and characters represent events and characters in Russian history since
Amelia Earhart 20hrs. 40 Min
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.... addicted to flying. She quickly became an expert pilot and set many records. In the remainder of 20 hrs. 40 min. Amelia gives her detailed log of the flight across the Atlantic as commander of the Friendship. Bad weather had delayed their leaving until June 18th, 1928. Flying through dense fog for most of their journey, they landed in South Wales and not in Ireland as had been planned and with very little fuel left. After her flight, she was overwhelmed by the press and fans because she was the first woman to cross the Atlantic. Amelia was distressed because the .....
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.... of this book is Winston Smith. Even though he is portrayed as
a criminal, I believe that he is a victim of a system that is criminal. All
through this book Winston's convictions lead us to believe that he is ethical
and the Party is unjust but it is left up to the readers discretion to decide
whether he is the criminal or just a victim of a totalitarian society. The first
instance of Winstons "criminal" nature was when he bought an illegal journal,
quill and bottle of ink to record his thoughts. Although he had so called
"criminal" thoughts before, the journal .....
Franny And Zooey And The Razor
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.... While Franny was dining with her boyfriend, Lane, she describes the atmosphere around her and how she feels about the theatre department and how sick she is of everyone close to her.
“I’m not afraid to compete. It’s just the opposite. Don’t you see that? I’m afraid I will – compete – that’s what scares me. That’s why I quit the theatre department. Just because I’m so horribly conditioned and people to rave about me, doesn’t make it right. I’m ashamed of it. I’m sick of not having .....
Catcher In The Rye: Holden's Love FOr Children
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.... He admires her very much and says that she is one of the few people that he can really take to. He does not want to see her grow up. It is Phoebe who ultimately saves Holden.
Holden Caulfield is a confused sixteen-year-old who refuses to grow up. He is frightened to face his approaching adulthood and often thinks of killing himself so he doesn’t have to. He often thinks of his deceased brother Allie who will always be remember as a child, and he realizes the price one has to pay to remain a child is death.
Holden’s fear of growing up and his love for chil .....