Prompt 1: Scout is the ideal narrator because her youth allows her to contribute to
the story and see things through a new light. It gives the story depth a
Merricat on the other hand is an unreliable narrator because of her youth
Prompt 2: There is only
If he loses his appeal, I asked one evening, whatll happen to him? Hell go to the
chair, said Atticus, unless the Governor commutes his sentence. Not time to worry
yet, Scout. Weve got a good chance. (293) Though this doesnt have much meat to it
November 17, 2013
Dying to Be Thin video summary
Dying to Be Thin analyzes 2 of the most popular eating disorders,
anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Anorexia nervosa is the most difficult mental
disease to treat, worse then bulimi
On page 14 Scout discusses with Dill and Jem how Boo is locked up
by his father and then his brother. They speak about him with a
Listen Atticus, I don't have to go to school!" I was bursting with a
sudden thought. "Burris Ewell, reme
November 3, 2013
Nature of Progressivism
One goal of progressivism was to protect the welfare of the people.
Progressives accomplished this by creating settlement houses, getting rid of political
machines, and changing city g
Briiiiiiinggg! Briiiing! went my alarm. It wouldnt stop ringing though I
kept think turn off, turn off. Stupid technology, it wasnt working. Nothing ever
worked. That was a lie actually, I was just in a bad
The theme in Ray Bradburys, The Rocket man, is the struggle between maintaining
work and home. He is hoping to say that mankind is slowly becoming obsessed with
our jobs and not saving enough time for our home life. They our neglecting their
Merricats narration in the story, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, helps
me understand the story better because it gives an actual account of what is going
on and shows how Merricat feels.
Because the story is from Merricats point of view, you can see
Back in 2013 when people thought about the year 2048, they probably
envisioned beautiful cities and towns with tons of healthy, peaceful citizens, but they
were far from right. Instead, homelessness had taken over the country and that
meant disease was ex
Old immigrants: Northern and Western Europeans, assimilated quickly, were
New immigrants: Eastern and Southern Europeans, Mexican, and Chinese. Not
protestant (Jewish, Catholic, Orthodox) Chinese Exclusion act
Lightbulb: Thomas Edison, Made day
The message of Fahrenheit 451 is that apathy of knowledge among citizens will
result in unfair government ruling. Bradbury showed this by using fire as a symbol
of the government and that it will control your actions and attack anything that goes
Why does Lula not want the children in her church even though their family is
helping the negroes?
She is opposed to them because she feels they pose a threat. The whites stay away
from the blacks and vice versa and she doesnt want change. I think also sh
Rather than risk a tangle with Calpurnia, I did as em told me. For some reason, my
first year of school had wrought a great change in our relationship: Calpurnia's
tyranny, unfairness, and meddling in my business had faded to gentle grumblings of
Your Friend: the Pronoun
What is a pronoun?
A pronoun is a word that is used in place ofa noun or another pronoun. The word a
pronoun stands for or refers to is called the antecedent.
EXAMPLE Kathryn is writing her autobiography.
Harry and Beth are r
Examples of Epics:
The mod (Greek)
Beowulf (English) The Aeneid (Roman)
El Cid (Spanish)
The Song of Roland (French) Paradise Lost (English)
information about Homer: Homer, the author of The Odyssey,
Events of the Trojan War are believed to have taken
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THE THESIS STATENIENT
What is a thesis statement?
~it is a carefullg consiclered statement of opinion based on facts
~it is specific, precise
-it is a finding, a breakthrough that is entireh] yours
What is a thesis statement not?
~it is not
Hyksos-group of people close in language to the Israelites. They ruled Egypt and were highly armed
nomads who came from Canaan that taught Egyptians to fight from chariots.
Canaan- Promised land, nor
Codices- (Arizona Library Reading and websites)
1. Define what a codex is. Include cultural native and European influences and timeline
of the codices that are part of the University of Arizonas collection.
o Screen folds of long strips of deer skin, cott
Urbanization caused disease and deaths, a large poor/homeless population, and
corruption, which led to smaller populations, ruined families, money issues, and lack
of trust in the government.
Urbanization had a major affect on politics, the economy, and s