Ann Rinaldi

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  • An Acquaintance with Darkness by Ann Rinaldi

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    Acquaintance with Darkness by Ann Rinaldi Ann Rinaldi has written many books for young teenagers, she is an Award winning author who writes stories of American history and makes them become real to the readers. She has written many other books such as… A Break with Charity, A Ride into Morning, and Cast two Shadows, etc. She was born in New York City on August 27, 1934. In 1979, at the age of 45, she finished her first book. An Acquaintance with Darkness by Ann Rinaldi is about Emily Bransby, a 14-year

  • The Fifth of March by Ann Rinaldi

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    book about the Boston Massacre the was originally named the bloody massacre. The amount of killed persons is generally accepted to be 5 people. The Fifth of March is a 1993 novel about the Boston Massacre (of March 5, 1770) by historian and author Ann Rinaldi, who was also the author of many other historical fiction novels such as Girl in Blue and A Break with Charity. This book is about a young indentured servant girl named Rachel Marsh who finds herself changing as she meets many people, including

  • The Characters of Maria and Oscie in Ann Rinaldi's In My Fathers House

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    The Characters of Maria and Oscie in Ann Rinaldi's In My Fathers House In the book In My Fathers House, written by Ann Rinaldi, there are two main characters whose names are Maria and Oscie. These two girls are sisters that live in a house that is being divided by the civil war. Their stepfather (Will McLean) is from the north and is known as a Yankee in the south. Most southerners disagree with his beliefs on slavery, but nevertheless, he is still a respected town leader on the school

  • Character Analysis Of Jemima Emerson In 'Time Enough For Drums'

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    of young women in the late 1700s, what comes to mind? For me it is a taskful life filled with chores and taking care of siblings and being sold off and married when the time comes, not for this brave adolescent.Time Enough For Drums written by Ann Rinaldi includes a main character Jemima Emerson. She is a 15 year old girl who lives in Trenton, New Jersey and is not ready for what is coming in the future. Through the book Jemima encounters much chaos that gives her no choice but to grow up and take

  • Personal Canon

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    importance of literature will never change. I have placed them in order of my ultimate favorites to my least favorites. These are some of the pieces of work that have influenced my life. 1. Time Enough for Drums – Ann Rinaldi I chose this novel to be #1 because I love anything written by Ann Rinaldi. She writes fictional historical romance/ historical fiction novels. This novel written in 1986 is about family unity, war tragedy, romance, and secrets. Jemima Emerson, a young girl who hates her tutor for

  • Annotated Bibliography A Farewell To Arms By Ernest Hemingway

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    Annotated Bibliography Donaldson, Scott. By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway. Lincoln: Inc., 2001. Print. 19 March 2015. Donaldson’s publication syndicates Ernest Hemingway’s biography with literary criticism, and in doing so, delivers a sense of the foremost themes in Hemingway’s life, and work, by drawing on biographical material, extracts from Hemingway’s letters, and different works published fiction. I will be utilizing this source to further discuss and support

  • The Coffin Quilt Analysis

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    overpowers love because there may be so much love in this world, but with the tiniest bit of hate everything could be changed in a split second. Hate is an indestructible power that will demolish anything in its way, like it did in The Coffin Quilt, by Ann Rinaldi. Roseanna McCoy and Johnse Hatfield’s love was simply not powerful enough to defeat the hate that came along with the love. Roseanna and Johnse had something most people dream of, love at first sight. They were so in love that they didn’t care

  • Catherine as Code Hero in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms

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    Catherine as "Code Hero" in A Farewell to Arms In the last book of A Farewell to Arms, when the pregnant Catherine Barkley is having painful contractions, Frederic Henry, the narrator and protagonist of the novel, reminds his "wife" that she is "a brave good girl" (FTA 313). A day later, after undergoing a caesarian section and giving birth to a stillborn baby boy, Catherine proves just how brave she is; though she knows she is dying, she still has the dignity and strength to accept such a fate