Literature 1 Michael Arroyo August 28, 2015 4th Period “As Simple As Snow” by Gregory Galloway “As Simple as Snow” is a mystery novel made in 2005 that may confuse people’s minds with all the art, magic, codes, and love while reading. As a teen age boy who wants to find the secrets his girlfriend who left behind all these mysteries after her odd disappearance. It also tells about the lost gothic girl, Anna Cayne, who meets the young high-school aged narrator. Throughout the postcards, a shortwave radio, various CDs, and many other irregular interest. After all that they loved each other but a week before Valentine’s Day she suddenly disappeared out of nowhere. If Gregory didn’t know what was happening the reader would be able to break through …show more content…
They send messages in codes, mysterious phrases, maps, and puzzles that confuse the unnamed boyfriend. It gets weirder because she makes The Spooky and Unexplained Part of the unnamed boyfriend’s life. After all of this happened she disappeared and her dress was neatly laid down outside beside a hole in an ice-covered river. There were a lot of puzzles and questions that we unanswered that the unnamed boyfriend needed to know. Where did Anna’s bruises come from? Was Anna sending him messages or was he just thinking that she was sending him messages? Why doesn’t she like Mr. Devon, the unnamed boyfriend’s favorite teacher? Why does her father not have eyebrows? The final question everyone wants to know, “Is Anna dead?” These questions still remain unanswered in the story. Although the story may be a bit too complicated it tells a story that can be true and that can actually happen in real life. This story may also have a dark side too it. Anna Cayne did some things that we unforgiveable. She was basically a psychopath in the story. Anna killed everyone in her town slowly just one…by…one. Every day it would mystery when, where, what, who was killing these people. Anna probably did not kill them she probably kept them just to make them suffer and then make them eventually die of starvation. It gets intense when we get more into the story that can be
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Selena Juarez April Morning English 11-Period 2 16 December 2016 Chump to Prudent Joseph Simmons was a poor choice. He was a nice enough man, but when it came to the fine points of disputation, he simply wasn’t there. (Fast 20) Joseph Simmons lives in Lexington, MA. The Township Committee has decided to stand up against a possible confrontation with the British Army.
Anna is a quiet girl who is a victim of bullying at her college because of her body's figure with huge breasts and a big butt. She faces criticism and people always make fun of her body. Her only friend is Yasmin and Anna's mother has been trying to make her see Yasmin as a potential love partner. Unfortunately she is sexually assaulted by her very own boyfriend Matt Preston with the help of her step brother Brian simmons.
He finally admitted that he would never forgive her actions. She finally realized how horrible of a monster her father really was and that she was better than that. She left her father left that day with a forgiveness from her but she didn’t get the same in
They soon find out that the weird things were from a ghost Rebecca Smith, the Ghost of Graylock, which leads to who had killed Rebecca? The kids go on the search to find out who that was. Rebecca can’t talk to them so she find out a way to help them through clues and images. The resolution in the story is when Bree finds a yearbook and the first letters in a poem spell “Daddy Did It”. Rebecca lead the kids to who she was and who the real murderer was, then when they went to Andy’s house they knew Andy was Rebecca’s
The 1996 novel, Brian’s Winter is a fictional nature survival story that focuses on Brian, the protagonist. Brian’s Winter is the alternate ending to Hatchet, the first book in which Brian is in a plane crash, and is rescued after having spent just over forty-five days alone in the Canadian wilderness. In Brian's Winter, the author Gary Paulsen experiments with what would have happened if Brian had been left in the Canadian wilderness during winter. The separation starts with Brian noticing cold weather on a day of fall hunting. Brian prepares himself for winter performing all of the necessary survival tasks.
Can mere mortals with hold magical abilities? In the Lake of The Woods, a mystery war novel written by Tim O’Brien, whose major theme is that not every problem has a solution, but may present a different outlook on the problem and aspects surrounding it. The main character, John Wade, uses magic to hide his manipulation and deception in order to put on a smiling face on a daily basis. As a result of wanting to carry on his deceit, he ventures into the political world, while putting his wife,Kathy Wade, through misery. Kathy hated the political life style and gatherings, in this degree she was secretly relieved when he was unable to become a U.S. Senator.
Circumstance. That is what drives people to make decisions that would either be viewed as poor or brilliant. In the stories The Crucible by Arthur Miller and In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, the main characters are motivated by circumstance. The way a person is raised through out their life can greatly affect how they view the world, and how they choose to live in it. This choice affects how they interact with other people and how other people interact with them.
Anna May lost her son, Simon, when he drowned on a fishing trip with her ex-husband, Tony. Every night since, she welcomed dreams that were once nightmares of her son’s death. Her dreams are the crippling hold of the past that refuses to let go, reminding her of her loss every day. During Anna May’s trip away from home, she begins to develop guilt as she thought about all she could have done to prevent Simon’s death, which becomes evident when she states, “she should have placated Tony; she should have lived alone; she should have pretended to be straight she should have never became an alcoholic; she should have never loved; she should have never been born. Let go!
Mark Smith the author of “The Road to Winter” exhibits that in times of affliction brings out the very finest and least in people. The content is centred around the main character Finn. He remained alive through a pernicious virus that wiped out his entire town and has had to adapt to a life by himself since he lost his family and friends. He learnt to kill animals, defend himself and a whole lot more. Out of the blue a mystery girl shows up with a secret that changed Finns terrene.
Anna depicted herself as Independent woman, she was the frequent subject of gossip in Germany due to her indecent attire, flirtatious behavior and rebellious acts. After the discovery of Anna 's secret affairs with an nobleman and cavalryman (Erasmus of Limpurg and Daniel Treutwein), her wealthy father out of rage ban her from the household and abolished her inheritances. Anna then files a suit on her father but when she sued him for financial support, he had her captured, returned home and chained to a table as punishment. Anna eventually escaped and continued her suit against her father, siblings and her home town.
Even being under so many troubles, Anna managed to get back on her feet and started a new family. During the accident, Anna showed "grace under pressure" by being able to save her own life in a split second. During the act, when her husband 's hands and her 's didn 't touch, Anna "tore her blindfold away" (Erdich, 11). Seeing that her
Anna was not a passive person, but constructed her own social world around John. She makes a comment that being pregnant with his child is like he is inside of her. Anna sends John videos at work in which she takes her shirt off to reveal "baby" painted on her stomach. . In the process of interacting, people interpret the actions of others and based on these interpretations, continually make adjustments to their behavior. Anna continues making adjustments by trying to seduce John, he tries to placate her (especially since she's eyeing a pair of scissors on the table) by being kind and understanding.