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  • Plot Summary - 500 words
    Plot Summary Iago is passed over for a promotion by his commander, Othello, a Moor and a general in the service of Venice, and vows revenge. Othello has just married Desdemona, the daughter of Brabantio, a Venetian Senator, and Iago enlists the aid of Roderigo, a rejected suitor, to tell Desdemona's father about the marriage. Brabantio goes to seize his daughter, but is interrupted by news of a Turkish attack on Cyprus. The Duke and the Senate convene, and after hearing Desdemona and Othello testify to their love for one another, they allow her to accompany him to Cyprus, which he will defend against the Turks. Iago, whom Othello regards as honest and trustworthy, is given charge of Desdemon ...
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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Plot Summary - 3,194 words
    To Kill a Mockingbird - Plot Summary Part 1 Chapter 1-8 1. Chapter 1 introduces readers to the town of Maycomb, its apperannce, its inhabitants, and the particular attitudes of many of its people. Find a sentence or a paragraph which illustrates each of the following attitudes/ideas. Quote at least a portion of the sentence or paragraph and give page number. a. pride in ancestry and "tradition" "tired old town" - p.9 b. pride in conformity and distrust of those who are different "Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself" - p.10 c. awareness difference in social classes "nothing to buy and no money to buy with it" - p.10 d. narrow span of interest and ...
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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Plot Summary - 3,179 words
    ... f show a change from children to a young adult. And that have just end Jem childhood. 4. Dill tries to explain to Scout why he did not want to stay with his mother and stepfather. State his reasons brieflly in your own words. Dill reason mainly about running away is that his mother re- marriage with his stepfather, they are kind to him, but always doesn't seem to want him around, and he is not happy at the house at all. Chapter 15 1. Atticus discusses the Ku Klux Klan on p149 and concludes by saying that the Klan is gone. Is this statement correct? Explain. I think the Klan is not gone yet. I mean the actually Klan back at nineteen-twenty maybe gone, but same type of people might just ap ...
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  • Girl In Hyacinth Blue - 1,181 words
    Girl In Hyacinth Blue GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE Overview In eight quasi-connected stories, Susan Vreeland delivers a fictional lesson on aesthetics. Set amidst human sorrow and historic chaos, the narrative follows an imagined Vermeer painting from the present day through 330 years of its provenance--beginning with its willful destruction in the 1990s and concluding with its inspired creation in the 1660s: Chapter 1. 1995(?): in Pennsylvania, math teacher Cornelius Englebrecht burns the painting in his fireplace; 1942: in Amsterdam, from the Vredenburg home, German soldier Otto Engelbrecht loots the painting, hides it, and absconds with it to America. Chapter 2. 1940: in Amsterdam, diamond merch ...
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  • Heros And Old Man And The Sea - 1,080 words
    ... e was still defeated in the end. Which is the plot summary of the story. Man goes fishing, man catches fish, man loses fish in and the battle seems worthless yet glad he won. The same, although, can be said about the fish. The fish fought the battle well better and stronger than another fish Santiago has ever seen. The marlin was proud he last that long but, he died after the battle was over and than devoured by sharks he could have won battles against. Fish goes hunting, gets hunted, gets caught, battle strong and hard, and loses, than gets eating for the wrong reason. Without this again there would not be a novel. Santiago earned his pride and self-respect from his suffering. Every tim ...
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  • Jurrasic Park - 1,161 words
    Jurrasic Park Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Number of pages: 399 Original Copyright Date:1990 Date Completed: Oct 25 Publisher: Ballantine Books Plot Summary The Story takes place on an Island off the Coast of Costa Rica. Where A very wealthy man, John Hammond, Has set up A Genetically engineered Dinosaur preserve. Before he opens this living attraction to the public(only the people who can afford it) He needs people, who he thinks will be good judges of the Park. He brings them in and begins to awe them with the sights of real dinosaurs. One of the visitors, Ian Malcolm, predicts that this is impossible to accomplish. For he says there are flaws in the system, and according to his chaos ...
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  • Last Luagh - 1,844 words
    Last Luagh About The Director: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau is one of the most important filmmakers of the cinema during Weimar Republic period. He is often grouped with Fritz Lang and G.W. Pabst as the big three directors of Weimar Germany. He finished his career in Hollywood and was killed at a young age in a car crash. Three of his films appear on the greatest films lists of critics and film groups. Even though there seems to be little written about him. Early in his career he created one of horror film, Nosferatu (1922); his last film was Tabu (1931), a documentary film in the South Seas. He was one of the pioneers in the technical side of the film industry, experimenting special effects in ...
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  • Love And Hate - 1,257 words
    Love And Hate Sarah Leslie 11-2-99 English I. Bibliographical information Hinton, S.E. That was Then, This is Now. New York, N.Y.: Dell Publishing Company, 1971 II. Setting This story was about 2 boys (Bryon and Mark). Bryon was the oldest. He was sixteen and Mark was 15. They both got into alot of trouble. They enjoyed fighting, and they were pool hustlers. Mark had moved in with Bryon and his mother when he was little. His parents had gotten into a fight and shot each other. III. Plot Structure I believe this story was a man versus himself, because all through the book Bryon was constantly changing. He and Mark started to grow apart. He started to fall in love with a girl. He also had to d ...
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  • Moll - 1,121 words
    Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders: A woman in the 17th century who was born in Newgate ( a prison) and spent twelve years as a whore, twelve years as a thief, was married five times, committed incest, was sentenced to death, but given a reprieve, and was transported to Virginia were she finally prospered. As a child Moll was raved upon for her beauty and her ability to carry herself even as a orphan. Even as she got older her great beauty remained as well as her shape. She had the character of a very calm, modest, and virtuous young woman. Moll was a very strong-willed woman. Through out her life, the good times and the bad, she never gave up. She was determined to have all that sh ...
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  • Mortal Pursuit - 633 words
    Mortal Pursuit Trish Robinson- She is a rookie cop that entered the police force for about a week. She has not done very much for her first week being a cop, but today she would never imagine what she had to go through. On the first day of her second week she get yelled at by her captain for being late, so he assigns her to go along with an experienced cop on a night watch. From the very firs minute that the cop meets her, he can tell that she is very special, and he knows that she will become a really good cop. Ally Kent- She is a little girl that is being held hostage at her own home along with her family, and her parents friends. She is only 15 years old but she is very smart, and very ma ...
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  • The Chosen - 867 words
    The Chosen Plot Summary of The Chosen The action of The Chosen unfolds in the immigrant community of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, against the backdrop of World War II. It is seen through the eyes of Reuven Malter, a boy who would appear to have much in common with Danny, for they are both brilliant, Jewish, closely tied to their fathers, and near-neighbors who live only five blocks apart. Still, they attend separate yeshivas and inhabit very different worlds. A baseball league is begun. When Danny Saunders' school plays Reuven Malter's, the Hasids are determined to show the apikorsim a thing or two and the competition is fierce. Danny's murderous hitting is remarkable, but when Reuven comes to pi ...
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  • The Scarlet Letter Notes - 1,023 words
    ... and uses his office to hide from accusations of witchcraft. She is tied in closely with the forest, and seems to know everything that goes on within this domain. B) Her worship of the Devil and her insatiable curiosity to know the happenings around her motivate her. C) Mistress Hibbins is left living with her brother, supposedly worshipping the Devil, at the end of the book. Reverend Wilson A) He represented the spiritual facet of Boston's everyday life. He was an elderly minister in the town of Boston. He had a few run-ins with Pearl and Hester and ministered at the bedside of the dying Governor Winthrop. B) He was motivated by his belief in God and the values of Puritan society. C) Wil ...
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  • William Bradford - 599 words
    William Bradford A. Background on the Author William Bradford was born in 1590. He was a very smart child, and taught himself how to several languages. He also studied the bible quite frequently. When he turned 18, he was in a separatist group and they broke away from the church. They went to Holland so they wouldn't be killed. He then was one of the members on the Mayflower heading to America. He made it there in December 1620. Bradford became the governor of the Massachusetts colony. He was there a very long time because he was re-elected thirty times. He then died in 1657. B. Authors Major Works and Awards The History of Plymouth Plantation C. Title and Genre of the Selection Read The his ...
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