In the book Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson, Old Yeller is a dog who protects and helps Travis Coates and his family when Papa goes off on a cattle drive. When there is danger Old Yeller would be the one who comes in and saves the day. Mama is Travis and Arliss’s mother and takes care of them when Travis’s father leaves. Arliss is Travis’s brother and is adventurous and playful, which sometimes gets him in trouble and danger. Bud Searcy and his daughter Lisbeth are neighbors and when the Travis family were struggling, they come and help them. Burn Sanderson is a new to the place and is there original owner of Old Yeller.
Who is Doris and why is she so important? Doris is the main character in the stray by Cynthia Rylant, and she is the one who found the stray dog. Doris is kind and likes to help animals because she brought the puppy in her home. Doris also has a kind heart toward animals because most people would just leave the stray dog outside to freeze and starve which is not very kind. In the stray Doris’s dad is starting to be giving because he let the Doris keep the stray puppy. Here is a riddle - Who is cold and hungry? The stray dog! The stray dog is cold because it is out in the winter with no food and no shelter and it is in need of someone like Doris to help the dog. Doris likes to help strays, that is an interesting fact because not all people like animals it Ties into the stray because Doris is helping a stray animal get home. (It is her home, you will find that out if you read the story)
Annie Dillard’s essay “Sight into Insight” emphasizes how one must live in the moment and not sway towards others opinions in order to gain accurate observations on a situation. She uses nature as a prominent theme in her essay to represent the thought of looking past the superficial obvious in order to go deeper to where the hidden beauty rests. Dillard wants the reader to realize in order to observe clearly you have to live in the moment and let go of the knowledge you think you know on the situation. Dillard uses the example of her “walking with a camera vs walking without one” (para.31) and how her own observations differed with each. When she walked with the camera she “read the light” (para.31), and when she didn’t “light printed” (para.31).
Many people enjoyed watching Annie, the 1982 film featuring an eleven year old orphan. Annie, the name of the orphan, got invited to spend two weeks away from the orphanage with the millionaire Oliver Warbucks. Although many people enjoyed watching the antics of Annie, few viewers stop to wonder about the historical accuracy of this film. Orphans, wealthy people, and thieves are three groups of people during the Great Depression that the movie Annie accurately portrayed.
In this novel, the character Minny Jackson comes across many obstacles. As the novel, goes on she eventually begins to find herself more, and gets the courage to finally free herself from the power of her husband, Leroy, as well as Miss Hilly. When you find you find confidence and strength, you can get out of a bad situation.
Innocence is only shown unless yourself or someone else tarnishes it. Those who tarnish other’s innocence still show innocence in a way. Those people are innocent to the idea that the innocence is being taken away and they are to blame. In Lord of The Flies, Jack tarnishes the boy’s innocence by exposing them to savagery. William Golding proves that without rules to live by, people will eventually become savage.
This happens when William begins to cough , the driver demands they get off the wagon as he wants no fever victims with him. Matilda passes out and is taken to a fever center. She is taken care of by Mrs. Flagg ,somebody who Matilda learns to trust. After she is fully recovered she leaves along with her grandfather.Matilda and her grandfather decide to go to the coffeehouse hoping to find Matilda’s mother.Instead Matilda is met with a coffeehouse she does not recognize because of how unclean and empty it's found . Matilda , desperately searches for food and cooks a small meal for her and William. Between hunger and sorrows,two men enter the coffeehouse with the intention to rob the house.Matilda defends the coffeehouse with all her strength. then her grandfather intervenes therefore William suffers a fatal injury and dies. Later Matilda as wonders the streets and discovers a young child named Nell whose mother
Every Christmas there was a massive dinner held in a seemingly never-ending dining hall. It was lavish and spacious with a table that was as long as a river and was decorated with many different table cloths and decorations. The ceiling of the hall was covered in chandeliers and the floor was filled with different groupings of people: the sick and injured, the children, to those who wanted to dance or participate in games or various others who gathered in separate sections throughout the hall.
Why all the fighting? It doesn't solve anything. It just causes more problems necessary. There's always so much of it, it's hard to make it go away. When the Greasers and Soc's fight, have you ever noticed how no one ever wins? The book, The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton is about brother hood and friendship. Is also about two gangs called the Greasers and the Soc's constantly arguing and fighting. Constantly fighting about their gangs placement in their cities, girls, and where they can and can't go.
Annie Clark Tanner was born on September 24, 1864 in Farmington Utah. Annie was born into a polygamist family and grew up her entire life centered around polygamy. She was proud to be born into a family that practiced this type of life style. She was an obedient young child and always look forward to spending time with her parents. Annie cherished education and went to the religious school in Provo Utah. There she met her husband Myron Tanner.
The story of Four Souls is all about revenge. The main character, Fleur Pillager, is a member of the Anishinaabe- the Ojibwe. The exposition focuses on the beginning of Fleurs journey to take back the land that was stolen from her. Fleur had to leave her reservation in order to regain her land, and seek revenge on John Mauser, the man who had stolen it. She walks all the way from her reservation to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Fleur successfully landed a job in the Mauser house as a laundry maid. While working for the Mauser family, Fleur discovered that John Mauser has some psychological damage from a past war, and has another secret disease. Fleur begins to cure him, but not because she pities him. She heals him because she wanted to destroy him fresh, and would have otherwise felt cheated out of her revenge.
Have you ever heard of Annie Oakley? Or Little Sure Shot? These were a few of the nicknames Phoebe Ann Moses had. Annie Oakley was the name she was best known by. Phoebe Ann Moses was born in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on August 13, 1860. Sadly, Annie Oakley died on November 3, 1926, in her hometown, Greenville, Ohio.
In 1875, Mattie leaves her large estate in Yell County, Arkansas to travel to Fort Smith, Arkansas alone to capture the man who killed him, Tom Chaney. Mattie’s Father Frank Ross hired Chaney to lead back a chain of ponies to the family farm. Late one night after the two had a lot to drink, Tom thought that he was being cheated in a game of cards, and killed frank after he lost a lot of money. Unfortunately, this wasn’t very uncommon for the time. Tom stole his horse and ran off to Indian territory.
Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow revolves around a dog pound near Pasadena, LA, where a dogcatcher named Anthony works. The dogcatchers he works with are often older people who have no interest in helping the dogs, rather do the job for the money. Some would even sell the most rabid, furious dogs to dog fighters in LA and Mexico. He despises his co-workers, but when the local police department begins to find several of them dead around their homes, he begins to worry. What’s even stranger is that many of them appear to have died after being attacked by some sort of animal. After the death of Calley, one of Anthony’s more passive, yet mean coworkers, a cop called Peabody gets involved after witnessing the death. What neither Anthony nor Peabody know
Going to the universities’ library earlier this month to rent three films, - 500 days of Summer, Annie Hall and High Fidelity- was the first step to my critical writing and analysing process.