The private secretary to the president of Schultz Sausages, Sydelle Pulaski is fifty years old. She rents a one-bedroom apartment in the rear of Sunset Towers. Sydelle has worked many years as a secretary and feels that she 's always overlooked. She hoped that moving into this exclusive building would provide her with many invitations from her classy neighbors. Still ignored, she seeks attention and sympathy by faking a mysterious illness that causes her to use crutches.
From the Dark Tower is a poem written by Countee Cullen. It can be interpreted to showcase the restrictions and struggles that African American people have to face when it comes to growing and being valued as an important members of society and life because of their skin color. This becomes much more clear as the poem goes on and by examining the figurative language, diction, structure, and other prominent literary elements.
Rusty Crowder Period 2 Quarter 2 Commentary #1 The Long Walk by Stephen King Pages 1-25 (Chapter 1) The story starts off with the main character, Raymond Davis Garraty. He is a 16-year-old boy from Maine. The only one competing from Maine, where the long walk takes place, and is supported by big crowds of people.
Dally is not strong mentally (when he couldn’t let Johnny go), he really does not do good deeds, and he does not care about any other people than only Johnny, and he’s rude to others and bad at using words. A quotation that supports my statement is, “What for? Get back in here before I beat your head in.” (p.90) This quotation supports my statement because Dally said this to Ponyboy when he hopped off the car and said to see what the deal is when he saw the old church on fire, it proves that Dally does not care about other stuff that does not involve him and that he’s rude to others and using
“The Raven” by Edgar Poe is written with the analogy of the mind, especially the conscious and subconscious attitude of the mind. The poem is interesting in the sense that the readers could argue over the events in the poem are not happening to the narrator himself, but by preference, within him, and especially within is mind. The poem begins with a dark emphasis “…midnight dreary...” (Poe), which postures the famous stage of Edgar Poe in The Raven.
In the beginning of the book, we only think Dally is a big tough guy who doesn’t care about anybody else. Dally has had a very tough life. His parents “walked out on him” in a way, and his only family is the rest of the gang. Since he had no one to tell him what to do, he was usually in some
The Incident In 1998, Dr. Linda Reynolds of the Brooke Surgery in Hyde reached to John Pollard, who was the coroner for the South Manchester District, about Dr. Harold Shipman’s high rate of deaths of all of his patients. This was brought to the police attention and the police did not pay so much attention to it, assigning some of the newer police officers, which of course had little experience in being a police officer. These assigned police officers were unable to find enough evidence to charge Dr. Harold Shipman. Shipman’s investigation was then dropped and that same year Shipman killed 3 more people, with last victim being Kathleen Grundy, whose death certificate was recorded by Shipman stating that the cause of death was “old age.”
Dally is always getting into trouble breaking laws and going to jail. Dally’s proud of his police record and yet every time he makes one wrong move the fuzz could kill him. That day came where he got in so much trouble he had nowhere to run. Ponyboy states “I knew he would be dead, because Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted”(154). Dally is always a proud hoodlum and he is always making an inconvenience for everyone.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark When you were young and would to the library you would look for books that would give you an entraining story but yet you can learn from. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is one of the many books that the schools and the parents want to ban and protest against. With each story ranging from 1-3 pages each, the book includes all types of violence that is graphic and detailed causing kids reading this book to have nightmares and not being able to sleep at night. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was published in 1981 by Alvin Schwartz but didn’t really become popular until the 90’s that’s when the parents and teachers picked up on stories included in the book. After coming out with 3 series in total, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was the number one challenged book from 1990-1999 and was the 7th most challenged book from 2000-2009.
Blood of Tyrants: George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency by Logan Beirne is a fascinating investigation on the original meaning of the commander in chief clause in the U.S. Constitution, and its direct applicability to contemporary debates. Such debates include the ways that successive presidents have exercised their power as commander in chief. Beirne looks to the nation’s first commander in chief, George Washington, for insight into how best to assess these debates. Blood of Tyrants centers around General Washington’s crucial role during the American Revolutionary War and how his wartime precedents influenced the meaning of the commander in chief clause. Beirne believes that this early history is of great importance on how the president, the Congress, and the Supreme Court interpret the powers of the
There are many perceptions about the Devil’s Tower for many tribes and Native Americans. For the Lakota people the Devil’s Tower is a place of worship and sacred ground, is is the “center of life” for them. The name the use to call the Devil's tower is Mato Tipila, which literally means the “The Lodge of the Bear”. The legend is that the Devil’s Tower was created to save a group of boys fleeing from a bear. They also believe that if a man had a deteriorating heath, mind, and spiritually was to go in it, he would come out as rejuvenated and with “excellent health”. For the climbers that climb the Devil’s tower they completely disregard this. They believe that since this natural feature is on federal land and not private land, they have the right to climb and use it without any restrictions. Also there are many
She (6)garners everyone’s attention by educating them of his history, a usual tactic to get the patients in line. However, McMurphy deviates from her (7)conspicuous attempt of revenge by asserting his insanity, leaving everyone, especially Doctor Spivey, in tears of laughter. Nurse Ratched derails from this seemingly happy event and gives Doctor Spivey a chance to redeem himself by explaining the “theory of the Therapeutic Community” in which Chief Bromden perceptibly describes, “He tells how the goal of the Therapeutic Community is a democratic ward, run completely by the patients and their votes, working toward making worthwhile citizens to turn back Outside onto the street”(Kesey 49). Dr. Spivey explains his idea of what society is like in his
1940 in America brought us Bugs Bunny in “A Wild Hare,” president Franklin Delano Roosevelt for a third term, the discovery of Stone Age paintings, and And Then There Were None. Over the Atlantic in Victorian England circa 1902, Lord Salisbury retired from being Prime Minister, King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria were coronated, the Olympic Games were held, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published The Hound of the Baskervilles. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie and The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are two top examples of mystery thrillers. They vary in their narrative perspective, style of foreshadowing, tone, and characters. These are all important elements of literature used to enhance the plot.