In this universe, there's a variety of themes going from "homework
sucks" to "everyone makes mistakes". In "The Rock Star's Daughter",
the one theme that unravels is that no matter what age everyone is,
everyone will always make mistakes. Duffis depicts that mistakes are
something that even adults make even if they're supposed to be the
wise ones. Likewise, the theme of one of the episodes of Grey's
Anatomy that erupts is the same — that everyone makes mistakes…
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“You can't really teach a kid anything: you can only show him the way and motivate him to learn it himself" (Cullen 50).
"Peter, you, you’re son---you’re my family" (White Collar).
“'When I fell out the window, I knew…
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The Iliad has long been regarded as a masterpiece portraying the importance of war and its relationship to masculinity, as…Continue
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"I think I'm becoming my mother and that's something I simply cannot be." (Hopkins. 623)
The Autumn/Meredith Parallel
In Fallout by Ellen Hopkins one of the main characters, Autumn…Continue
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What if your future love was sitting right next to you? What if you rejected him/her at first, but then ended up falling in love with them and then were separated from them? Both Eleanor and Park, in Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell, and…Continue
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In Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead, Rose and Dimitri, two main characters, had an attraction to each other from the very beginning. They are infatuated with each other's inner beauty. Augustus and Hazel in The Fault In Our Stars, have the same attraction despite different circumstances. These show that beauty is not based on superficialness, but rather on the content of your character.…Continue
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Have you ever wanted to say something to someone you love but you know it could potentially hurt them or make them turn against you? That thought gets stuck in y our friends. That's why we often resort to lying as it is a way to protect the people we love, even though if it is just for a…Continue
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Martin Luther King once said “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but but by the content of their character.” Often, skin color dictates the way we think about one another. Although the prominence of racial discrimination is less common…Continue
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In Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand relays the true tale of Louie Zamperini’s life and experience throughout World War II. As expected, hell is unleashed upon Louie, in every essence of the word, both mentally and physically. Throughout the story, the author gives us a genuine impression of Louie. His life embodies the theme of how people need a goal to live for when persevering through pain.
From the time he was young, he was always a little cheeky and…Continue
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The Price of Conflict
"There were too many different cultures, ideals, species, and religions in the galaxy for galactic peace to be possible for more than a short amount of time. - Quinn, Adam. Adventures at and Around the Galaxy. Charleston, 2012. Print.
Do you know what both the movie "Avatar" and the novel "Adventures at and…
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The novel Get Capone by Johnathan Eig and the movie Django Unchained starring Jamie Foxx both are similar in principles: they involve business and guns.
In a sense, guns can be very effective in business when it comes to bargaining and persuasion. The characters, Al Capone from Get Capone and Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained are both alike in nature, though their…
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E108- Period 1
Quarter 4 IR Blog
Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel Entertainment
Book: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth Rick Riordan
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"They will not know I have gone away to come back. For the ones I left behind. For the ones who cannot out" (Cisneros, 110).
A strange, saddening fact about my family is that a great percentage of my aunts are divorcees. Four out of the six, to be exact, not including my own…
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“When one door closes, find another."
Kylie gazed back up. "And what if there isn't another door?"
"Then you try the window."
"And if there's not a window?" Kylie asked.
"Then you find a sledgehammer and make a…
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22nd May 2015
When Kith Become Kin…Continue
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Fresh Off The Boat
By: Eddie Huang
At one point in a man’s lifetime fitting into society is nothing but a harsh struggle. The world doesn’t have the kind attributes to not look through a person’s appearance and race, but only to…Continue
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" 'Everyone has darkness inside them, however hidden' ” (Lu 149)
Many people, who have seen humanity at its worst, would argue that mankind is inherently…Continue
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"People don't get better, they just get smarter. When you get smarter, you don't stop pulling the wings off flies, you just think of better reasons for doing it." - Carrie Stephen King…Continue
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