Plot Essays

The Wars_ Parallels & Contrasts

Correspondence Animals, as most children learn in their childhood, can be a man’s best friend. Robert Ross, however, experiences a much closer relationship to animals than most people through out The Wars by Timothy Findley. We get some very solid emotions emanating from Robert when he’s on the ship and has to kill the horse. Pure fear courses through out both Robert and the horse and jumps out at the reader while reading through the scene. Robert and the horse…

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Trial by the Mirror

“Underneath the shadows of the other side of time If there is a hell then there must be a behind” -Insane Clown Posse, “Echo Side”             She is led into the room by two strong men, plump and middle age. The dark blonde hair quivers as she sobs. Her legs tremble and give way, and her eyes, fallen in deeply an a face that was formerly round, are pleading. She is flopped down onto the chair designated for those condemned…

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Kaavya’s So not Happy Ending

In summarizing this article, be sure you focus on what Daum thinks rather than what Viswanathan did. This will let you use signal verbs more gracefully. Be sure you focus on the main ideas. The story of Viswanathan’s action is the evidence for the main point or claim or thesis, not the main point itself. If you are unfamiliar with signal phrases, be sure to review pages 556-557 in Everything’s an Argument. Pages 567 to 571 provide you with examples…

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Guest Satisfaction

Guest satisfaction within the Hospitality Industry is very important and essential. Only when a restaurant exhibit satisfactory guest it can be successful for a longer period of time. Guests will only come back and spend more money when the particular establishment supplies their wants and needs. Many aspects can influence the satisfaction of guests. However one main aspect which can influence the satisfaction is the quality of staff members. They represent the restaurant and when they are not good in…

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Dream of the Red Chamber

In the first chapter, the author first writes about the origin of the stone. Then it comes to the very end of the story and writes a conversation between the stone and the Taoist called Vanitas. Next, it starts to talk about the story which first starts with the decline of Shi-yin Zhen’s family. When reading the origin of the stone, I find the description of the stone provides me with a great sense of mystery, which keeps me reading…

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Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Foundation is the first novel in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy (later expanded into The Foundation Series). Foundation is a collection of five short stories, which were first published together as a book by Gnome Press in 1951 which, together, form a single plot. Foundation saw multiple publications—it also appeared in 1955 as part of Ace Double D-110 under the title “The 1,000-Year Plan”. Four of the stories were originally published inAstounding Magazine (with different titles) between 1942 and 1944, and…

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The Plot of Vanity Fair

The plot of Vanity Fair details the life and coming of age of the main character Rebecca Sharp, whose fortunes fluctuate between the extremes of poverty and wealth. She begins the story a girl and is transformed into a woman who realizes that the harshness of the world into which she was born is one that will most likely be sustained throughout. The difficulty of changing one’s station for the better is highlighted in her own life, and the hopefulness…

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Morning in Nagrebcan by Manuel E. Arguilla

(1) It was sunrise at Nagrebcan. (2) The fine, bluish mist, low over the tobacco fields, was lifting and thinning moment by moment. A ragged strip of mist, pulled away by the morning breeze, had caught on the c umps of bamboo along the banks of the stream that flowed to one side of the barrio. (3) Before long the sun would top the Katayaghan hills, but as yet no people were around. In the grey shadow of the hills,…

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The Lucky One Alternate Ending

The rain and wind lashed the branches on either side of them, cutting their faces and hands. Beth nor Keith could see a thing due to the storm. The fallen branches on the path didn’t help much either. Beth knew that she had to hurry to get to Ben. But the faster she ran, the more she fell. Keith was right behind her and wasn’t staying on his feet well either. The mud was thick, sucking their feet in like…

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The Spook Who Sat by the Door

The Spook Who Sat By the Door considers the fundamental issues regarding the American Civil Right movements and also questions the black militancy against the non-violence principles of their leaders. It further reflects dreams of the Black community despite the harsh realities of Afro-American life. Another important aspect of the novel is that it creates paradoxical feeling among readers. Sometime they considers the Afro-American militants gangs as the predators who loot the White properties where on the other occasions these…

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Robot Dreams and Irobot

Movie makers alter the book, Robot Dreams from the movie, iRobot, in order to make the movie different. They made the movie different in multiple ways. They made the movie different by making it more interesting, they unified the plot, and they controlled the budget. The movie makes it more interesting to the viewers because of the special effects that were shown in the movie in order to make it look real. It lets people who read the book take…

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The Blind Side Belonging

The blind side follows the story of Michael Oher, a boy from, ‘Hurt Village’ in the lower side of Memphis, who lives a life of poverty until he is taken care of and then adopted by the Tuoheys, a rich family who own a chain of Taco Bells. They help him improve his grades and develop his NFL skills until he earns a scholarship to Ole Miss University which helps him become a professional NFL player. Belonging in The Blind…

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Enders Shadow Book Report

Bean- Main Character, Protaganist: A homeless boy on the streets of Rotterdam that uses his intelligence to keep him alive, and eventually earn him a spot on the ranks of Battle School. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin- Another boy recruited to Battle School, a lot like bean, small, and extremely smart. Is Beans mentor and example as he goes through Battle School. Poke: A nine year old girl, that also lives on streets of Rotterdam. Takes Bean into her family and gives…

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Sinclair Ross – Once a Heifer

Often when a story is read followed by the viewing of the live adaptation, the live version pales in comparison. This is mainly because the imagination can create a far more detailed and vivid picture than will ever be created on screen. In the case of Wheeler’s teleplay versus the original short story of Ross’s “Ones’ a Heifer”, it is no different than any other, Ross’s work is superior in its plot, characters, and theme. It is clearly evident that…

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Three Generations

Scene 1: Dining room Narrator: the elder monzon was waiting for his wife to speak. He had finished breakfast and had just laid down the newspaper through which he had been glancing. Across the table, his wife played absently with a spoon. Her brows were knitted, but a half smile kept twitching on her lips. She was handsome, well-preserved woman and her husband was thinking, a great deal more clever than she allowed herself to appear. Doña Sofia: it is…

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