Richard Frethrones desperate and unfortunate situation of his life as an indentured
servant in colonial America vividly supports Hofstadters view of the indentured servants in
which suffering was universally prevalent. Hofstadter claims
Satire, romanticism, and realism are all vital in defining American Literature.
For example, all three styles are incorporated in Mark Twains Huckleberry Finn, in
which his resourceful manipulation of the three styles may have supported the
AP English Readers Journal Moby Dick
Call me Ishmael. (ch. 1)
There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted
round by wharves as Indian isles by coral reefs commerce
surrounds it with her surf. (ch. 1)
Quitting the good city o
English III and IV Advanced Placement students:
Students, you have a required summer reading selection for AP English. While completing the readers journal is not required for this
selection, it is recommended.
Teachers will begin the year teaching the r
Study Guide questions for King Lear
1. Why does Lear favor Gonerils and Regans professions of love over Cordelias ?
2. How is this favoritism related to the exiling of Kent ?
3. Why does Edmund wish to overthrow Edgars claim to his fathers title ? (
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Novel Excerpt Analysis
Tirso de Molinas El burlador de Sevilla y convidado de piedra
(The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest)
Act I (lines 897-960)
In this scene, Don Juan receives two warnings of the consequences of his actions. First, Cata
Masaccios The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden
Masaccios fresco painting, The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, was created around 1425. It is currently
located in the Brancacci Chapel in Florence, Italy. Masaccio (1401-1428) was an
Novel Excerpt Analysis
William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet
Act III, Scene 3 (lines 31-54)
Romeo complains to Friar Laurence how cruel his banishment is, describing it as torture, and not mercy, worse
than death. He even says that he is worse off
AP Readers Journal-Fiction
Title: A Tale of Two Cities
1. Significance of the title: The novel is literally a tale of two cities. The events of the book take place
in either London or Paris. Throughout the book Dickens compares
AP Readers Journal-Fiction
1. Significance of the title:
Candide is the name of the main character of the book. Candide also means candid in French, which
seems to describe Candide himself.
2. Genre: Satire
Tragedy Study Sheet
-Committing one act of sin usually necessitates committing another; it is a vicious cycle that
may lead to run.
-To assault a king is to assault God; this is an attack on the fundamental order of nature.
-One can hide o
Hamlet Literary Seminar
Why does Shakespeare choose to include that specific scene from the Aeneid? (Act II, Scene 2)
What is the significance of Hamlet repeating Get thee to a nunnery! when telling Ophelia he does not love her?
(Act III, Scene
One of a Kind
I was named after a rock. Out of all the things that I could have been named
after like sports greatest athletes or influential people of the world, I was named
after a gray granite mass in my brothers hand. My mo
Lutheran Beliefs and Practices, http:/www.lutheranresources.org/lutheran_beliefs.htm.
Maynard, Kyle. No Excuses. Regnery Publishing, Inc. Washington D.C.
Metro Lyrics. Justin Moore-Small town USA lyrics.
The snow was falling fiercely on a late December morning. One of the worst
snow storms Iowa had seen was starting to set in. My father and I were driving
cautiously back home after an unsuccessful deer hunt. We had dr
Waiting to step onto the podium on the night of the state finals, I sit on the
floor of Wells Fargo Arena. I run my hands over the shiny new medal that hangs
around my neck. I never knew that something so small could
Motivation can lead a person to do extraordinary things or make a person do
unspeakable things for their own personal gain. It can lead to some of mans
greatest triumphs or to a few mens biggest down-falls.
1. His knuckles were white from gripping the wheel and his face was like a statue looking
b. His knuckles were white from gripping the wheel, and his face was like a statue
looking straight ahead.
c. Use a comma to separa
Senior Comp. 4
Under the symbol is a simple yet powerful word, state.
a. Quotation and Cap
b. Under the symbol is a simple yet powerful word, State.
c. The word comes straight form the medal and should
Corrections for Definition
1. For others, it can come from within yourself, and your competitive need to be the best
b. For others, it can come from within yourself and your competitive need to be the
best you can.
c. Not a compo
Some movies are good, and some movies are great. Good movies entertain
an audience, but great movies teach a lesson, entertain, and make the audience feel
emotion. The Help is a great movie. It makes the audience empath