Category: Book Reports

Elmer Gantry book report

Posted by July 26, 2016

The majority of all books are trash. Sinclair Lewis’ Elmer Gantry is a great book because it has credibility, a timeless theme, and it has the necessary action. Any book that can do that is a great book. The credibility of Elmer Gantry is something that will keep this book eternally great. Although the actual time period is dated, the plot is not dated. Most…

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Gatsby book report

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Great Gatsby Why did Daisy choose Tom in the end??? In the novel “The Great Gatsby”, Daisy Buchanan was faced with an enormous decision. She had to choose between Tom; her husband and Jay Gatsby; her lover. Gatsby seemed to be the ideal man of his time. Fabulously wealthy, handsome, charismatic and intriguing, he seemed to be able to offer everything a woman could…

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Summary This story opens with the main character named Jim Nolan leaving behind his former life and going to meet Harry Nilson, a leader of the ‘Party.” Jim had a father killed in a riot, a mother who died, and a sister that was missing. He wants to join the ‘Party” because he wants to do something that will give his life meaning. He is…

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Joshua and the Shepherd Copyright 1990 by Joseph Girzone Published by Simon & Schuster Inc. The book Joshua and The Shepherd is a novel, in which the author creates a model for the Catholic Church. The author, Joseph Girzone, presents the reader with many changes that could be made to the Catholic Church. He writes on the possible impact of these changes and the attempts…

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Research Paper When away from civilization, man’s facade of civilized behavior falls away. This thought is express greatly in William Golding, Lord of the Flies. Goldings uses characters and events to prove this belief. He uses the protagonist, Ralph, as the example of how no matter how you try the instinctual savagery of humans will surface. The antagonist, Jack, is the example of the change….

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Marriage in Pride and Prejudice “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” This first sentence of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice could not have better prepared the reader for the rest of the novel. The thread that sews together the lives of all the characters in this classic is…

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Nature’s Symbolism Much symbolism is used in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. The nature on the island is used as the primary source of symbolism. There are three main uses of nature’s symbolism: a pink conch shell, a pig’s head, and fire. Nature is a symbol that parallels to the real world. It helps prove the author’s theory that Humankind is foolish and evil…

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During extreme times a person can survive. One could look at NIGHT by Elie Wiesel. We can see many different people in the book fighting to survive. By examining Elie and his father one can see details of people fighting to survive. The book NIGHT shows that a person can survive extreme conditions. For example Elie ran 42 miles in one night without stopping. This…

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Prejudism in To Kill A Mockingbird MR. Teacher English Course Code *Savior* July 12, 2000 Prejudism in the 1930s, down in the Southern United States, was not good. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, we see many instances of prejudism against certain groups of characters. Tom Robinson, a Negro, has been discriminated due to his skin color. Scout’s father, Atticus Finch,…

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This book was about the Civil War and a certain hero named Stonewall Jackson. On January 21, 1824 Tom Jackson was born in a rural city in Virginia. When Tom was only 2, his father died leaving him, his three siblings, and his mother to fend for themselves. His mother made a living teaching and eventually they bought a cottage with their money and the…

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