Briefly Summarize the book. The Ghost of Graylock is about two kids, Bree and Neil Cady, who go and visit with their Aunt's Claire and Anna because they are having family problems with their parents. Along the way ,they meet two kids , Wesley and Eric , who become their friends. The four of them have heard about the rumors of Graylock and decide to go and explore the abandoned asylum. They thought it was going to be a normal investigation, but it turns out to be the scariest day of their lives.
In “A Jury of Her Peers” by Susan Glaspell, the sheriff, Mr. Peters, is struggling to find a motive for Mr. Wright’s murder case due to his sexist views. However, Mrs. Peters, the sheriff’s wife, along with Mrs. Hale is able to discover significant clues that lead to the revelation of Mrs. Wright’s motive because they relate to her living conditions. Although Mrs. Wright claims to have been asleep during her husband’s murder, the women conclude she strangled her husband, Mr. Wright, as evidenced by the slaughtered canary, the broken birdcage, and the errant quilt patch. The slaughtered canary wrapped in silk is the first significant clue which provides a motive for Mrs.Wright. When the women unwrap the bird, Mrs. Peters notices that “somebody wrung its neck.” It does not make sense for Mrs. Wright to kill her own bird because it was the only thing that brought light into her
Murder Being Once Done is a classic crime solving detective novel featuring the inimitable Chief Inspector Wexford. A graveyard turns out to be the brutal murder scene of a girl and despite his doctor forbidding him from getting involved in the exertions of an investigation Wexford cannot help himself. Upon learning that Howard his nephew is heading up the investigations, he muscles in and soon finds a trail that leads to a religious cult leader in prison for sex crimes. OTHER BOOK SERIES YOU MAY
“A Rose for Emily” written by William Faulkner, is a story about the main character Miss Emily. Told by the narrator the story starts off with her death and then skips across the pastime over the memories of when Emily was alive. The story goes over five different section of time, starting with the death of her father. When her father died leaving her all alone and single at the age of thirty, the town began to pity her. This is when Colonel Sartoris remitted her taxes so when the Board of Alderman shows up to her rundown house she refuses to pay taxes.
An instance of this is in the book Slob is when Owen’s parents die when he was young, and he has to accept the fact that the person who killed his parents will go unpunished. One example of how characters provide love for each other during hard times is when Zelda, a 911 operator, decides to adopt Jeremy and Owen: “We had nowhere to go to, no relatives, just a grandmother in a nursing home. Zelda stepped up and she’d take us in” (Potter 131). When Owen called the police to report what happened to his parents, Zelda answered the phone and helped him keep calm while waiting for the police to arrive to help him. She decided that she should adopt Owen and his sister instead of having them go to an
Emma, by Jane Austen, is about a young stubborn girl that is brought up in a wealthy household. It is revealed to the reader by the narrator that Emma’s mother died when Emma was young which made her the woman of the household. From this, Emma learned prejudices that stuck with her in her young adult years. This leads to several conflicts with those around her in the community such as Playing with Harriet’s love life, thinking she is in love with Frank Churchill, and not acknowledging her feelings for Mr. Knightly until later on in the midst of chaos. Through the chaos that Emma creates, Emma learns from her mistakes in her private reflections.
When Nick gets back home, he learns that Daisy was the one driving the car, and therefor also the one that killed Myrlte. The next day Tom tells Myrtle’s husband George that Gatspy was the one driving the car, and Geroge jumos to conclusion that Gatsby was also the one his wife had an affair with. George seeks Gatsby, findes him by his pool at his mansion and shoots him. He then shoots himself, wich later was revieled to be planned
She was to kill herself when her father tried to stop her and instead of killing herself she deliberately killed her father. After that she went to her mother to seek some comfort but instead she got a yelling from her because of which Martinson stabbed her mother too. This is the case, which I will be analyzing through 2 theories of development namely: 1. Sigmund Freud’s Psychosexual Theory of Development 2. Erik Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory of Development Beginning with the Freud’s Psychosexual Theory of Development, this theory was created to explain human development relating to how the mind works.
Lessons in Forgetting by Anita Nair is a story of two lonely people, each tortured in different ways by things they have lost, things they cannot help but remember or by things, and they never knew and need to find out. Set in southern India the theme of novel places together sophisticated city life with traditional rural ways, revealing the prejudices of these environments. It is also a complex mystery, a search for truth and for answers to explain the destruction of human being. Meera is a perfect corporate wife abandoned by her husband who married her for a lifestyle and what it represented. Left on her owns she needs a job to keep the wolf from the door of home that she shares with her mother, grandmother and teen-aged son.
She also analyzes the debate on sati, or widow burning, in colonial India. This book covers what is like to be a widow in India. They way that people treat you as a maid, because your husband is dead and there is no one that can watch over you. And how the husbands’ family will not let you get marry once again, because it counts as if you’re cheating on your dead husband. This book has a great information, that I could use in my paper to let the readers understand more about, how there isn’t anything you can do after your husband is dead in some countries.