Also, the book had many interesting characters with all different stories and backgrounds to help enhance the story. Throughout the book you would be cheering for Valerie and you would never want to put the book down. The setting was well thought out because it hit hard for Valerie. One day everything was
The man who she thought was a “civil gentlemen” was actually a beast behind his blue beard. All this time no one knew where his previous mistresses had gone and now it’s been discovered. Bluebeard was a murderer! The naive young wife, blinded by money and riches, was wrong all along and should’ve
Another quote to suggest the crowd grew nervous was when Mr. Adams was called upon, “They grinned at one another humorlessly and nervously”. She described what the characters were doing and not what their thoughts or intentions were. Shirley Jackson intensified the feeling when Tessie hysterically protested Bill’s “winning” selection, by withholding information until the last possible second, she builds the story’s suspense and creates a shocking, powerful conclusion. In conclusion, The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson builds up suspense by foreshadowing the horrible moment through the children who felt uneasy and collected rocks, creating a character that stands out from the crowd, Tessie Hutchinson, the person who saved her husband but could not save herself. More importantly, withholding the true nature of the story until the end, leading to the tragic death of Tessie
I learned that although Shirley Temple was a very good girl and everyone looked up to her, she had quite a temper and a nasty attitude at times. Her mother was fond of spanking her too. Once I was done reading the historical work, I felt that I would like to read more into Shirley Temple’s life than what was presented. I’m not sure I would like to read Kasson’s other works because they don’t seem to be interesting. I would recommend this book to whoever wants to read about the Great Depression, wants to learn more about a few influential people during this time and Shirley Temple.
“The Giver” and “The Outsiders” are both very good novels. I chose to compare these two books because both showed a great amount of courage in the main characters. Both of these books were very interesting and I hope you enjoy reading about them as much as I loved reading them. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry and “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton have many similarities and many differences. For starters both books were written by women.
These components really do make a big difference in reading. Though most of the three elements only seem to just help readers understand novels, they still create a little excitement in readers knowing that they revealed something that normal readers probably will never notice, or as Thomas C. Foster says, “the aha factor” (81). The excitement readers get from these essential factors makes books more enjoyable and improves knowledge. Though this excitement may be small, it makes a huge difference of joy when reading
I adore the characters in the book it’s a very enjoyable book. The mystery in this book is very admiring because there are very different elements that can make it a great book. The fact that Justice Lawrence Wargrave ended up being the killer came to a surprise to me. Usually I am not one for reading but I highly enjoyed this book because the characters all had different personalities that helped support the book being such a great read. My favorite character had to have been Vera Clawthone because mostly she was the protagonist and that means that she was the main character in the story although I also liked philip lombard too.
It made for a good story but if in real life circumstances I wouldn't agree with the act of unwinding. I think the author did a good job with making it realistic but also drama filled. The more you read this story the more you got hooked to it. I would recommend this book to anyone because it makes everyone think about everything. Just the thought of being shipped off to be dismantled scares anyone.
Also when Walter Thomas says, “It’s too bad, too, cause she wuz a right pretty li’l trick when he got huh” (68), I learned that Sykes really had done a number on her physically and emotionally. That went on for a awhile and I really got the point that nobody except Bertha liked Sykes. Whether it was intended or not, I thought Bertha being described as “a hunk uh liver wid hair on it” (70) was quite funny. Later on, when Sykes gets the rattle snake, it’s clear he has crossed the line and Delia is done putting up with him. Her normal meekness towards Sykes is gone and when she said “Ah hates you, Sykes” (72) then continued to tell him how extremely much she hates him, I knew with certainty she had enough and was going to do something.
I absolutely loved this book. The story really sucked me in, and I loved the idea of a small town with such a big secret. Kendall is a strong female character who is driven to the very end. The twist is unexpected and
In the novel Fahrenheit 451, the main character Guy Montag who believes that television rules and literature are on the brink of extinction. Instead of stopping fire he starts the fire. His job is to destroy the illegal of commodities. When the other characters Mildred attempts suicide while Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag started to doubt himself and begins to questions himself. He begins to hide books in his house and when people had found out about what he was doing, he decided to run away.
(AGG) Hands have always been used to create things. They separate humans from most beasts. In Ray Bradbury’s world, they separate the robots from the few humans that truly live like humans. (BS-1) Hands are used to show the lack of creativity in most citizens.
Director, writer, and producer, Gabriella Cowperthwaite, in her documentary, Blackfish, describes the shameless hunting and treatment of killer whales. Cowperthwaite’s purpose is to persuade us into opening our eyes to the reality of what we are doing to killer whales by confining them in captivity. She invents an emotionally wrenching tone in order to transmit to the adult viewers that living in captivity may not be acceptable life for the whales. The film effectively showed that the whales should not be kept in captivity by giving the audience examples of their signs of aggression and displays of emotion. Cowperthwaite begins her documentary by showing how killer whales can become barbaric when held captive.
Ghost Beach starts off with the flashback of Jerry’s dream. He and his sister are attacked by things popping out of the cemetery ground. The flashback ends when his sister asks him what was wrong with him. Here the setting moves on to a beach where they meet three kids. Jerry and Terri (Jerry’s sister) ask the kids about the cave.