Alex Essays

  • Alex Baptise

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    Alix Baptiste was born on April 29, 1964, on a small island in Haiti. Mr. Baptiste has come a long way since his early days of survival. Mr. Baptiste is now a household name for his beautiful paintings in Savannah, Georgia. Entering his twentieth year as an artist, he owns an art gallery in City Market. There you can watch him at work though the front of his art gallery window's to see what's in store for his next project. During Alix Baptiste's childhood he had little schooling do to the lack

  • Alex Delarge In The Bible

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    Alex DeLarge and his gang run wild in the streets of London, raping people, killing people, and causing distress wherever they go. This trend continues until one night the leader of the pact, Alex, is caught by the police after killing a woman. He would have been able to get away, but due to the fact that he previously mistreated the rest of the members in his gang they hit him and left him there to be found by the police. He was then sentenced to fourteen years in prison for murder. After

  • Miss Maudie & Aunt Alex

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    Miss Maudie & Aunt Alex The Maycomb ladies provide an excellent example of racial prejudice, and a failure to see what it is like in someone else’s skin. They believe they are doing well by making money for missions, failing to see the hardship on their own doorsteps. Aunt Alexandra is very important to the novel, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ as she is a representative of these viewpoints, disapproving of Calpurnia and disassociating herself from the black community entirely. Miss Maudie however is

  • Alex La Guma's The Lemon Orchard

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    Stable Meaning, the Perversion of Nature, and Discursive Communities in Alex La Guma's "The Lemon Orchard" South African writer Alex La Guma was an active member of his country's non-white liberation movement. One of the 156 people accused in the Treason Trial of 1956, La Guma wrote his first book, A Walk in the Night and Other Stories, in 1962 (Wade 15). "The Lemon Orchard," a story which appeared in this debut work, is a gripping piece about the horror and cruelty of racism. In the story, La Guma

  • Iago from Othello and Alex from A Clockwork Orange

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    interaction with in the plot and the characters of a piece but they are the driving force of conflict which in turn makes a work interesting and have meaning. Two characters that are morally suspect but make the work engaging are Iago from Othello and Alex from A Clockwork Orange because they are engaging to the character and they drive the drive the story. Without Iago, the play of Othello would just be the cast of characters stationed at Cyprus. Though it is with Iago's deception which he does with

  • Alex Rider Snakehead Sparknotes

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    I am reading Alex Rider: Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz and I am currently on page 383. In the events prior to the current state of the plot line, teenage spy and M16 agent, Alex, returns back from outer space after his most recent mission, which then results in Alex consequently having peace of mind after prolonged periods of intensive stress ; However, Alex’s situation takes a turn of events as the Australian agency, ASIS, requires him to take part in their latest operation codenamed Snakehead.

  • Alex Cross Book Report

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    books and films. He has written the entire “Alex Cross” book novels and his one of the most revered in his time. he has even won awards such as the Edgar award for the Best First Novel written by an American Author and the Edgar award for the Best First Mystery. This book is a Modern Criminal Fiction novel story that produces suspense, tragedy and mystery. It brings a gloomy kind of mood mixed with action and suspense. This book is about a man named Alex Cross as it says in the title of the book

  • Alex Rider: A Short Story

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    FUNERAL VOICES WHEN THE DOORBELL rings at three in the morning, it's never good news. Alex Rider was woken by the first chime. His eyes flickered open, but for a moment he stayed completely still in his bed, lying on his back with his head resting on the pillow. He heard a bedroom door open and a creak of wood as somebody went downstairs. The bell rang a second time, and he looked at the alarm clock glowing beside him. There was a rattle as someone slid the security chain off the front door. He rolled

  • Character Analysis Of Alex Rider

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    My 1st character i'll be concerning is Alex rider one trait he has about him is he's a very fast thinker, as an example, he is aware of what to try to do in a very bad situation and he will react fast as an example once alex was stuck within an car and was near to be crushed he thought if he smashed the window he may get out and he did however if I were there in that situation I might freeze and completely get crushed as a result of I am afraid however he is aware of what to try to do which may

  • Alex Rider Snakehead Quotes

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    spies have already been killed. There’s no way I’m going to allow Alex into that. Alex made up his own mind already and he said refused!’” When I first heard what Jack Starbright was saying about Alex Rider’s decision to not go and save the lives of thousands of people when he has the ability to, even if it means risking his life, I thought that he was a complete coward. As I kept reading, I discovered how wrong I truly was. Alex Rider is the main character in the book Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz

  • Alex Rider: Point Blank

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    Alex Rider: Point Blank Alex Rider. A fourteen-year-old English super-spy for the Special Operations division of MI6. He has every boy's dream. Or does he? Ian Rider, who was Alex's uncle and guardian after his parents were killed in a plane crash, never told him what he really did for a living. Alex never discovered that his uncle was a secret agent until it was too late. On his return home from a mission, Uncle Ian was murdered by a Russian assassin. MI6 then forced Alex

  • Sid and Nancy, by Alex Cox

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    Based in the seventies Sid and Nancy, directed by Alex Cox in the year 1986 was full of foul language, bad acting, and loud music but made up for it with humor, love, betrayal, and truth. Sid and Nancy was based on the true life story of The Sex Pistol’s lead guitarist Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. This particular story is a classic love, hate, tragedy. Sid Vicious was an aggressive punk rock party animal who acquired a raunchy soft spot for the American heroin addicted groupie, Nancy. Amidst his

  • Famous Baseball Players: Alex Rodriguez

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    a great quality to have, it means you are trustworthy and people respect you. Furthermore Alex Rodriguez is another example that shows why credibility is an important quality and how cheating affects it. Alex Rodriguez was born on July 27, 1975 in New York City. From the time he was born baseball had always been apart of his life; his father was a professional baseball player in the Dominican Republic (Alex Rodriguez Biography). He lived in New York for a very short time and then moved to the Dominican

  • Alex Nelson’s Poetry Explanation on Wordsworth’s poem Wandered As Lonely As A Cloud

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    "I gazed-and gazed-but little thought" Alex Nelson’s Poetry Explanation on Wordsworth’s poem "I Wandered As Lonely As A Cloud" Imagine walking through a field in early summer, around an aqua blue lake that is in the shape of a giant egg. You discover a field of daffodils that is flowing in motion like a grand "dance" full of elegance. This area is full of sublime that can only be fully appreciated by a poet. William Wordsworth has been to this place and it was the subject of his poem "I Wandered

  • Lies And Deceit In Alex Rider's Scorpia

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    quick-witted MI6 spy Alex Rider gets entangled with a criminal organisation called Scorpia. In Horowitz’s novel Scorpia Alex’s world gets flipped upside down when he figures out that the father he was never acquainted with may have been an assassin for Scorpia. Now Scorpia thirsts to have Alex on their side and are deadset to get him. The reader questions if Alex will stay with MI6, who he believes have betrayed him, or join Scorpia and get his revenge. The character Alex Rider experiences character

  • Analysis Of Alex Rider Stormbreaker

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    is the first line in my book Alex Rider Stormbreaker. My book starts off intense right away with the ringing of the doorbell. Alex is a Britain teenager who is woken up to his doorbell ringing. He gets up from his bed to find out that it is a cop asking if this is the house of Ian Rider. Alex then finds out that his uncle has died in a car crash but he has no details. Alex then is determined to find out exactly what had happened because it all just does not add up. Alex goes down to the bank where

  • Roots: The Story Of Roots By Alex Haley

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    The author of Roots, Alex Haley wrote Roots because he was searching for clarity. As a young boy, he listened to the stories his grandmother would tell him about their ancestors. Haley became intrigued with the early generations of his family. Haley decided that he would go as far back as possible to find out more information on his ancestors. After 12 years of traveling and research he finally gathered all the information he needed and decided to write a book on the saga of his family. He titled

  • Sir Alex Chapman Ferguson: Servant Leadership

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    INTRODUCTION Sir Alex Chapman Ferguson, a football living legend was born on 31st December, 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland. In his entire lifespan as a football player and a manager, he has been one of the most consistent and remarkable name in the game. He was a former football player at the Scottish football team and has also played for various English clubs. He became the top goal scorer by scoring 31 goals in the Scottish League. Later, in 1974, his career as a football manager got a kick start when

  • Football and Faith: Facing the Giants by Alex Kendrick

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    film. Directed by and starring Alex Kendrick as Grant Taylor, this movie about a high school football team asks viewers, “Do you bring your best every day?” Facing the Giants is a movie that reminds its viewers, “Never Give Up, Never Back Down, Never Lose Faith.” The two brothers who wrote, directed, and produced the movie are Stephen and Alex Kendrick, who are from Albany GA. Stephen works at Albany’s Sherwood Baptist Church as a senior associate pastor while Alex serves in the position of Associate

  • Symbolism In Alex Haley's The Autobiography Of Malcolm X?

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    Symbolism plays an important part in every piece of literature. Alex Haley’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X displays many different symbols that offer insight into his life. These symbols demonstrate the changes that he went through during his dramatic change from who the world viewed as a nobody to one of the most controversial and influential men during the civil rights movement. Alex Haley paints a vivid picture of how status became an important part of Malcolm X’s life. The author explores