Now to move onto the criteria of the book. To begin, while it is banned from some schools, Slaughterhouse-Five can educate the reader and be used as teaching tool. For example, due to the book’s timeline being in
King was placed number one on New York Times best-seller list before the book It was officially published. King is not only recognized for his unforgettable horror stories, but how he relates to the reader.
There is the main character playing as the narrator of her own story, seeing her as a tomboy that understands throughout the story the reality of the world she is living on from a young age,
The story took place at UK. The main characters are Christine, herself, her doctor, Dr. Nash, her husband, Mike, and her ex-husband, Ben. Christine is very different from people who also got amnesia, because when every 24 hours pass, she would forget everything. Every morning that Christine had waked up was unfamiliar to her. She doesn’t know where she is, how old she is, and even who she is.
Wexford finds himself having to face up to his deepest emotions as he investigates the brutal killing of a socialite family while they were having dinner. Only Daisy the teenage granddaughter of popular writer Davina Flory survives the attack. Having never met her father, Wexford now protects the girl just like he does with Sheila his own daughter. The title of the novel is derived from the fact that Daisy’s father used to be an Arsenal Football Club Player, hence the nickname “Gunner”. Murder Being Once Done is a classic crime solving detective novel featuring the inimitable Chief Inspector Wexford.
In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Panem is a destroyed country divided into districts that send a male and female tribute to death every year. Both books present two female outcasts that are fed up with their worlds, and attempt to save themselves and the people they love. Aveyard and Collins both use character archetype and mood to present the theme of that when you are being controlled by someone you want to get out you want to get away. Even though it might be hard, as long as you hold what and who you love most you will always find a way back to them.
Mockingjay, the third book in The Hunger Games series, was a very stimulating story. The main protagonist Katniss Everdeen serves as a symbol of hope for the rebellion in the war against the Capitol. Let's backup for a second here. In the Hunger Games universe the world is a giant television show where the government, which is the capitol, forces children to fight to the death for entertainment. This makes for some incredible settings and plots.
The story tells of the reason she fell so hard for her enemy Jones Carter, and the reason she is so coldhearted and ruthless. Murder the capable, confident and protective leader of the Murda Mamas shows her motherly nature as she protects her crew from all manner of danger and provides for them. The novel also references Mecca the little insane character with a terrible secret about Monroe his twin brother and a twisted tale that could end in all manner of unpredictable fashion. Dealing with romance, the novel also tells the story of Zyir and Breeze who find themselves heartbroken and unable to love each other due to circumstances outside their control. The novel also reintroduces the love story between Miamor and Carter.
When Beowulf took on Grendel he was also getting revenge for Hrothgar’s fallen men, just as now Grendel’s mom is getting vengeance on Beowulf for killing her son. “But now his mother had sallied forth on a savage journey, grief-racked and ravenous, desperate for revenge.” (Beowulf 144) This was able to drive the story because as the reader read they could feel the pain that Grendel’s mom felt knowing that someone had killed her son. The final conflict that proclaims Beowulf is the duel between him and the dragon.
The Beautiful Creatures series is a #1 New York Times bestseller today, it has been published in 50 countries and translated into over 30 languages. “Beautiful Creatures” was a finalist for the ALA’s William C. Morris Debut award and SCIBA award in 2010. It was named Amazon’s #1 Teen book of 2009, and #5 on the Editor’s Top 100 List. As if replying to the fan appreciation, there has been an extended sequel of the series as well, which includes “Dangerous Creatures”. Before Kami Garcia worked with Margaret Stohl to write “Beautiful Creatures”, she wrote short stories.
This happens to affect her daily functioning. Due to these medical dilemma’s, Diane lives with her daughter, Tami Skaf in a three story home. To get from the basement, Diane’s living space, to the main level of the home, she uses a stairlift. This stairlift is used to her advantage every single day.
Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” (Brainy Quote). Throughout the past century, education has adjusted to the ongoing modifications of the national school system. Similarly, the Great Depression, a time of severe economic devastation, altered many lives, educational institutions included. Displayed as a central theme in the classic, To Kill A Mockingbird, education clarifies the distinct difference between two opposing values in Maycomb, Alabama, self-taught knowledge and education in school. To Kill A Mockingbird begins by informing the reader on the citizens and history of Maycomb, highlighting the death of the main character’s mother and the significant role of her father,
Throughout time, there have been many books written, that public schools have banned forvarious reasons. One of the many books includes Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DHLawrence. Throughout this paper I will be explaining a basic outline of the book, why the authoreven wrote it, and why it was banned from certain public schools. Lady Chatterley’s Lover starts off with Connie Reid who is the protagonist throughout thewhole book. After introducing Connie, they then introduce her husband whose name is CliffordChatterley.
Over the course of this class we have learned a lot of valuable information when it comes to the topics of children, literature, and how they develop. The adolescent stage is an important stage in the growing process of young people and has teachers and youth professionals we needs to make sure that they are exposed to things that will be see in their future so they know how to act and respond to those situations appropriately. In my opinion, one of the most important things that adolescent students will see in their path through school is the theme of coming of age. I have chosen to use the coming of age theme as the basis of my research paper, and to describe to you why it is so important for students and teachers alike to discuss and understand this topic. Coming of age is a young