1. How does Holden feel about Pencey Prep?
Holden hates Pencey Prep. He thinks that the school and the people are all phonys or fakes and he
cannot stand them or the school.
2. Is Holden involved in any school activities? Explain.
The Heros Journey: A Room of Ones Own
There is a female narrator in Virginia Woolfs essay who explores the situation of
women, and in doing so, makes a psychological journey.
She starts off in an environment where there are many constraints for her as a
Jane Austen, for example, impressed the narrator because she could write beautifully
without anger or resentment.
Mary Carmichael was another author who helped the narrator because she took her
characters away from the typical domestic setting.
Human Issues Dealing with Race
Whether addressed during the civil war or in the year 2372 on Star Trek, human
issues have always existed and will always exist.
One quote that exemplifies such a continuity is in the book of Ecclesiastes:
The thing that hat
Mans ultimate and complete dependence upon the earth:
The book suggested that without land, one would become corrupted and decline
(as did the members of the House of Hwang).
Land was the reason in the first place that Wang Lung became successf
Embryonic stem cell
Supporters of embryonic stem cell research had been indicted of unethical
treatment towards life.
An orthodox person would also add that this research would be blasphemy, for the
patriarch Pope John Paul II, representing the Church and
Depiction of MacWhirr
In the story, the speaker depicts MacWhirr as ordinary and without imagination.
Another comparison the speaker uses is MacWhirrs running away as a boy to an
invisible hand thrust into the ant-heap of the earth (lines 25-26).
Civil War Literature
The Civil War had just ended and it was time to start rebuilding the nation. However, the
issue if racial equality was still present, for Lincoln says, public declarations have
been constantly called forth on every point and phase of
Chroma: How Color Came to Be
When the gods first made the world, all was dull and dreary.
None of todays beauty, color, joy, or wonder was present.
Only the forces necessary for survival were in existence; those being sunlight, fire,
water, rain, wind, an
I look at the bright red door of my new house and remember the old brown one
with the Letter B right in the center.
The doorbell, just like hundreds of other doorbells in my old apartment
complex that I rang, only to run and leave the answer
Captain MacWhirrs Character
In Joseph Conrads Typhoon, Captain MacWhirr is called an ass by his father
and wept over by his mother (line 43).
However, the speaker himself holds a very different attitude towards MacWhirr.
In this excerpt from Typhoon, the
1. What is the author asserting in the analogy on pg. 943, p1, lines 12-13, in context of
the paragraph? (If I havemyself)
A. Saving a life is worth the risk
B. Every man must be altruistic for society to be successful
C. Those who break the law must be p
The newspaper I have chosen is Roll Call because it is a credible source of political
information, but is not as well-known as newspapers such as The Huffington Post or The
New York Times.
Hopefully, my article will have a reasonable chance at getting pub
You [a native] can wait five years for a house, and be no nearer getting it than at the
beginningthere are ten thousand [natives] living in other peoples houses (Paton 85).
Housing in particular was a problem in cities because even the land that natives w
As a member of the royal court, you should be loyal to the crown. (Metonymy)
Victor Frankenstein eventually regretted his obsession with the living dead. (Oxymoron)
On that beautiful and sunny day, the birds were flying and so was time. (Zeugma)
Marlow notes that the native laborers were dying slowly.
they were not enemies, they were not criminals, they were nothing earthly nownothing but black shadows of disease and starvation (Conrad 24).
Indeed, the inhumane treatment of the Congolese that Mar
1. By This American governmentintegrity (pg. 940, paragraph 2, lines 1-3), it can be
interpreted to mean
A. The American government must continue its tradition
B. The American government was founded recently
C. A government cannot survive without losing s
In Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein faces a decision with two
conflicting choices: to run away from the monster he created or to take responsibility for
When Frankenstein tries to run away from his problem, he suffers dire cons
The sudden surge of European imperialism created competition between various
western nations to make a profit in Africa- and the Europeans did not let the rights of
natives to get in their way.
As European countries sought to establish markets in and take
There is absolutely no point in me becoming good at both school and track; I must choose
one to become great at.
Running is my passion and I will spend all my time becoming better at it.
I hope that after reading this letter, you will better understand my
Because of the amount of time I spent doing my summer reading work, I wasnt able to
accomplish many of my athletic goals, such as running sixty miles a week.
My running is the most important thing to me, and I plan to prioritize my time