The Cat Of Bubastes is a historical fiction which takes place in Rebu, an ancient civilization caught in the throws of war with Egypt. While preparing for battle with the Egyptians, Amuba, the son of the king of Rebu, goes out to battle with his father. He sees him fall to his death. The Egyptians soon conquer Rebu, picking out some captives to be slaves. They return with them to Egypt. The high priest of the Egyptians chose Amuba for his servant and at his pleadings, took Jethro, (Amuba’s friend), as well. Amuba was given to a boy named Chebron and Jethro was given to a young girl named Mysa. They loved their masters. Amuba and Chebron become fast friends and Mysa becomes quite fond of Jethro.
In 1939, the scientific community, specifically German physicists had learned the secrets of splitting a uranium atom (The Manhattan Project” 2015). America realized that Adolf Hitler’s Germany obtained a massive amount of scientific talent. With their access had necessary raw materials and knowledge of the splitting of the uranium atom, they had the industrial capacity to produce an atomic bomb(“Manhattan Project”2014). The atomic bomb would eventually become the turning point of weaponry during World War II. On October 11, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt received a letter from Albert Einstein about the splitting of the uranium atom which could be beneficial in developing weapons for America during World War II. The Manhattan Project was constructed during World War II by the United States to develop the first nuclear weapon/atomic bomb (The Manhattan Project” 2015).
Human interaction is one of the five basic needs as stated by Maslow. Human interaction is what stabilizes many people, without it we see the negative behavior changes in the lives of those who are in constant isolation. In the novel, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein creates a monster from the scraps of body that instantly becomes a reject in society. Throughout the novel, we see the toll that isolation takes on the monster and how to leads him to make cruel choices.
Every student is unique and learns better from different techniques. Some students are visual learners and others are verbal learners. In most cases students prefer certain subject fields over others. For instance, I love learning about math and science but I don’t really care for social studies. Jonathan Fetter-Vorm’s graphic novel Trinity appeals to many different types of students. Trinity tells the story of how the first atomic bomb was made and the impact is had. His book is appealing to such a wide variety of students because he intrigues them with information from every subject field, such as science, mathematics, language arts, and history. He also expands his audience by reaching different types of learners. He reaches both visual
Steven is a very outstanding student at his middle school, but some days he has to be brave enough to tell people things that he doesn’t really like talking about, and or talk to jeffrey about things that he may want to talk to Jeffrey about but is not sure if it would be the right time to do it. This is what happened when Steven wanted Jeffrey to feel better about the whole situation. “Hey Jeffy how ya feeling?” “Im ok. We had moatmeal for breakfast, but it wasn’t as good as yours. I’m scared.” “What are you scared about?” “Mommy said that they might have to do another bone marrow tomorrow.” (pg. 111) The main Character Steven, is feeling super brave at this point, his brother Jeffrey is at the hospital when this all started. Steven came into the room and asked Jeffrey how he was feeling, and how he was doing? Jeffrey responded back with that he was fine and had some oatmeal for Breakfast. But it wasn’t as good as Steven’s oatmeal! Next, Steven Alper was at school when all of his teachers called him down to the meeting room talking to Jeff about his missing work and what was wrong because all of his teachers thought he may be upset about something that they didn’t know about yet. Steven got down to the Meeting room wear there were all of his teachers surrounding a big table. “My brother . . . has cancer.” (pg. 123) Stevens teachers were all so worried about him, that they called him down for a little meeting with all of his teachers, because they were worried about Steven because none of his work was getting turned in. He was trying to lie to them about what was happening but they all new that he was lying. He finally spoke out and said that his little brother Jeffrey had cancer. The room sounded silent and everyone was really surprised, and all thanked the for telling him and
Cole, the merciless boy who never desired change, until now. During his pathway towards change, Cole found himself receiving a deathlike experience from a spirit bear, staying at Rosey’s hotel after he was vigorously mauled, and getting resent to the island. Once you dig further into this book’s roots, change definitely occurs to Cole, and it’s majestic.
In the novel Lord of the Flies by Willian Golding, each character has impacts on the overall purpose of the story. Piggy, for instance, have many influences in the novel. The author used Piggy's intelligence and maturity to show the readers how there is evil in each one of us.
Octavia Butler uses symbolism to highlight how the irregular occurrence of time travel forces Dana to accept slavery and how her past will “live” in her presence. Dana is forced to assimilate to the past because she has no control over her fate, and her life in the past revolves around slavery. The fact that Dana quickly transitions from the past to the present shows that she is quick to accept this time of slavery even though she is not mentally prepared for it. After Dana is disturbed by the inhumanity that the children show by playing an auction game, she says, “The ease. Us, the children… I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slavery” (Butler 101). Dana is disgusted by this auction game because even little children are taught to embrace slavery. As for Dana who
Finally, on January 24, 1848, Marshall noticed something yellow and flaky in the riverbend one day, and he reached down to grab the mysterious yellow thing. His heart skipped a beat. He has found gold that is the same size as a pea, then he found another, and another, and another. Marshall then went to find Sutter to share his new discovery. Sutter was amazed with Marshalls finding, and to test if it was real gold, they put the gold in some acid to see if it either had an impact, which means fake, or no impact, which means real. After other tests, like weighing the gold to see if it weighed more than normal metal, and reading an article about gold, it passed and Sutter “Declared this to be gold.” The following night, Suter was concerned about
Many projects around the United States worked on the race to create the atomic bomb. One project, The Manhattan Project, led by Julius Robert Oppenheimer, created enough U-235 to create one of these deadly weapons. The Atomic bomb should be eliminated and banned around the world to stop the potential destruction of our world.
Dresden was one of the world’s most beautiful cities full of life and culture up until the Dresden bombing that destroyed innocent civilian lives and burned the historic town of Dresden to ashes during World War II. The bombings, resulting from the ongoing war is named the worst civilian casualty bombings and the most questioned. The bombs dropped by the Allies were unexplained because the bombs were not aimed at any war material headquarters or at a base of any Axis powers. The Dresden bombings were a catastrophic unnecessary point of attack. In Kurt Vonnegut’s book Slaughterhouse-Five, the Dresden bombings are discussed as well as highly influencing to the book as a whole. The book draws attention to this event that is not as highly discussed,
Heavily critiqued but widely honored as one of today’s most captivating and literary intriguing books of the past century, Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 presents a story displaying one of the more forgotten aspects of WWII which is base life. Catch-22 is a book set during World War II where an American B-52 bombardier named Yossarian communicates his experiences and life at a U.S. Air Force base on a small island named Pianosa located west of Italy. Catch 22 is renowned by many who have enjoyed the book’s realism and use of satire, but some people mainly teachers believe the book to be to mature for students of the high school age. In some cases the book has been outright banned such as the case in Strongsville, Ohio where the school district banned the book from school libraries due to the use of profanity and racial slurs repeated often throughout the
“For while I destroyed his hopes, I did not satisfy my own desires. They were forever ardent and craving; I still desired love and fellowship, and I was still spurned. Was there no injustice in this? Am I to be thought the only criminal, when all human kind sinned against me?” (Chapter 24, 240) In the novel, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, readers follow the life of scientist Victor Frankenstein and his creation. The accomplishment of creating life is quickly overshadowed by Victor’s lack of responsibility regarding the monster’s needs. Victor doesn’t give it respect or love. Society’s rejection of the monster is responsible for his evil tendencies. Through her story, Mary Shelley makes the point that humankind
The film Babies demonstrates areas of socialization and development that are etic and emic between countries. Therefore, this paper will examine how the countries are similar and different in their practices of raising babies allowing the observer to see if it impacts their overall development.