Chronicle Essays

  • The Puffy Chronicles

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    The Puffy Chronicles Puff Daddy, born Sean Combs on November 4, 1969 in Harlem to Melvin and Janice Combs, began his life of violence at a young age. When Sean was two years old, his father was tragically murdered. This forced Janice to move to a safer environment in Mt.Vernon, NY where she had to work three jobs in order to provide for her family. One can see that Sean’s broken home and the violence that constantly surrounded him influenced his lyrics and style of music throughout his life[I1]

  • Chronicle of a death foretold

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    Chronicle of a death foretold Chronicle of a death foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a fictitious novel. It was originally written in Spanish but was later translated to English. The story began on the morning of Santiago Nasar’s murder. We are being told the story in first person view by an unnamed narrator who has witness the events that occurred. I think there is a surreal and repetitive tone; I get the feeling that the narrator is investigating the murder because we are told the

  • Martian Chronicles

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    Ray Bradbury, often known as the worlds best fiction author wrote The Martian Chronicles. In the beginning of this book are four expeditions. These expeditions all fail due to a misunderstanding. One way or another something is always misinterpreted which brings each crew to their fatal destiny. In The Martian Chronicles there are four expeditions to Mars. Each is unsuccessful, but Earth decides to build a civilization there anyway to avoid the atomic war back home. This book consists of many short

  • Chronicle Of A Scar Essay

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    Chronicle of a Scar Growing up, I was always a tomboy. While the girls were busy playing Barbie, I was building forts and playing in the dirt with the boys. About a month before my eleventh birthday, I went roller skating with my mom, my aunt, and my cousin. I was quite the adventure seeker at that age and liked to skate as fast as I could. Well, of course, I fell. Not only did I fall, but I ended up with a cast on my left wrist for a month. Luckily, a few days before my birthday, my cast

  • chronicle of a death foretold

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    In the novel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold by, Gabriel Marguez, the characters lack individualization and the communal values determine the events of the town. The characters in this novel only watch what happens but never try to stop it. The character’s thought that nothing evil could happen when the bishop was coming to their town. Therefore they never believed all the threats that were made toward the main character, Nasr Santiago. The communal values evolve around religious events, having family

  • The Goodfellow Chronicles, The Sacred Seal

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    Book Reflection: The Goodfellow Chronicles – The Sacred Seal The Sacred Seal is the first book in ‘The Goodfellow Chronicles’, written descriptively by British author, J.C. Mills. This audacious and cunning tale is told elegantly and brilliantly... This story commences off with a bright, curious and nature-loving 10 year-old boy named Sam Middleton, having recently experienced moving from his old home to New England, where his parents have moved there to receive better business opportunity selling

  • The Power of the Martian Chronicles

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    The Power of the Martian Chronicles The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury These stories all relate to the idea of humans visiting mars, but are only connected by the loosest of threads. At times, it can appear as if Bradbury was grasping mercilessly, searching for something to draw together the random conglomeration of human situations his mind had created individually. The entity that embraced all these stories and melded them from half-hour kiddy-show

  • The Heidi Chronicles

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    “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein kept my interest so much that I could not put it down until I was to the last page. I liked how the issue of sexuality played a role along with the issue of feminist goals in this play. I believe they complimented one another in that both groups strive for equal right among the majority. For example when Peter starts to march with the other women from the Art Institute. It shows that he is standing for a cause the effects another minority group in our society:

  • The Martian Chronicles

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    The Martian Chronicles The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a science-fiction book and was written in 1946. This major work by Bradbury is a collection of short stories relating to Mars or Martians. Bradbury had a clear vision of the Mars in which these stories are set. His vision was one of a fantasy world from the Martians point of view. In this work, the humans from Earth are the aliens from outer space. Bradbury has won many awards including the O. Henry Memorial Award, the Benjamin Franklin

  • Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia

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    Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia C. S. Lewis, a well-known author and apologist, is best known by people of all ages for his seven volume series entitled The Chronicles of Narnia. As Lewis wrote about the land of Narnia, an imaginary world visited by children of this world, he had two obvious purposes: to entertain the readers and to suggest analogies of the Christian faith. Although some feel that his stories are violent, Lewis is successful at using fiction to open

  • Children in the Chronicles of Narnia

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    The Seven Chronicles of Narnia written by C.S. Lewis have, in their short life, become a classic on library and literature shelves for both young and old alike. The first of the seven books was recently made into a popular TV movie a couple of years ago entitled, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. The chronicles are, at heart, adventure stories. They record the marvelous and often scary episodes of a small group of youngsters who enter the mystical world of Narnia when they walk through a

  • 'Rising Tide' Chronicles Flow of Changes

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    'Rising Tide' Chronicles Flow of Changes John M. Barry's Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America, takes us back 70 years to a society that most of us would hardly recognize. In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded 27,000 square miles from Illinois and Missouri south to the Gulf of Mexico. No one expected the government to help the victims. President Calvin Coolidge even refused to visit the area. As a result, the flood created and destroyed leaders: Herbert

  • The Chronicles of Narnia

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    Narnia....a land of fantasy and adventure where magic and a Great Lion prevail. A land where so many people wish to be, a land from start to finish in The Chronicles of Narnia. Seven books written by Clive Staples Lewis have proven to be the most enchanting and mesmerizing books of all time. Pure beauty and amazing imagery allows the reader to become an explorer of Narnia and take part in the fascinating adventures bound to happen. Readers become one with the pages, not wanting to put the book down

  • slaverybel Morrison’s Beloved as Chronicle of Slavery?

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    Morrison’s Beloved as Chronicle of Slavery? Stories written in our present time about slavery in the eighteen-hundreds are often accepted as good accounts of history. However, Toni Morrison’s Beloved cannot be used to provide a good chronicle in the history of slavery. While writing about black female slaves and how they were the most oppressed of the most oppressed, Toni Morrison, herself as a female black writer, has a very bias view, as seen by many others. Beloved is written in a completely

  • Use of Magical Realism in Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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    Use of Magical Realism in Gabriel-Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold Magical realism is clearly present throughout Gabriel-Garcia Marquez's novel Chronicle of a Death Foretold.  Magical realism is the juxtaposition of realism with fantastic, mythic, and magical elements. A secondary trait was the characteristic attitude of narrators toward the subject matter: they frequently appeared to accept events contrary to the usual operating laws of the universe as natural, even unremarkable

  • Chronicles Of Narnia Analysis

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    Many people believe that Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe’s storyline and plot are based off of a Christian-based allegory; however, it is not. With the early childhood and teenage years of C.S. Lewis, the author of Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the story could be a reflection of his life. Lewis also had a fascination with mythology, which plays a key role in the making of the characters. Many think that Lewis’s Christian conversion is what

  • Allegory In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    series: The Chronicles of Narnia. In The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis utilizes the understandings of Augustine as well as his own understandings of myths to help better explain concepts of Christianity for younger generations. Despite C.S. Lewis’s claims, The Chronicles of Narnia qualifies as an allegory due to the way the characters and events in the book series are portrayed similar to those in biblical text. The presence of the Christian allegory becomes more and more apparent as The Chronicles of Narnia

  • Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles

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    Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles shows us not only a different world from Earth and Mars, but also the future of America.  Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles depicts the colonization of Mars in terms of the colonizationof America.  The story is similar to what America experienced, such as thediscovery of America, the invasion of Indian colonies, and the new civilization.Dana's response paper also discussed the colonization of Mars.Other critics also

  • The Chronicles of Narnia

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    CS Lewis was a Christian author who used his imagination to both entertain and inspire. The film 'The Chronicles of Narnia', produced by Mark Johnson and Philip Stuer, is a cinematic adaptation of the book, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The book is the first in a series of seven books Lewis wrote titled The Chronicles of Narnia. The movie has a very strong alignment with the Bible, some of the ways this is conveyed are: through the use of plot, set design, symbolism, characters and the way

  • The Martian Chronicles Theme

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    In The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury posits that becoming independent is shown as a brave, meaningful choice to take, whether it is for happiness, a worthy cause, or a peaceful life. It is shown that not following the norm and becoming an independent individual can lead to new, enthralling realizations, compelling philosophies, or true happiness. In this science-fiction novel, Bradbury explores this theme recurringly, more specifically in “Silent Towns”, “-And The Moon Be Still As Bright”, and