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    Ransom Written by Lois Duncan Setting:     The story takes place in New Mexico Time:           The story occurs during the winter. Characters:      Buck is one of the three people who are kidnapping the children. He is tempered easily. He doesn’t really care for others much. Rita is Buck’s wife. She is not very pretty and gets drug into schemes by Buck. She feels he will leave her if she doesn’t follow directions. Juan is the other kidnapper who does more of the dirty work. He is the one

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    Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan The name of my book is Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan. This is a mystery thriller about five teens who plan to kidnap their English teacher to teach him a lesson. Their teacher is very hard on them and does not allow any room for slacking. But instead of just kidnapping him for a while, they decide to abandon him for a while by a deserted lake in the middle of nowhere. Two of the teens come back to find that he is dead. Now they must decide what to

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    Wonders of the World Has something in your life ever happened to you but don’t know why? It’s just unexplainable and you can’t seem to find a reason as to why this has happened. It is just an unknown cause and you can’t find a logical explanation for its’ occurrence. In the poems, short stories, and nonfiction for the unit, “ A World of Mysteries”,these text contributed to the unit because there was a strange event that involved a lot of drama and suspense that left the reader intrigued and constantly

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    I Know What You Did Last Summer In “I Know What You Did Lat Summer”, written by Lois Duncan, there are five major characters. Their names are Julie, Helen, Barry, Ray, and the killer (we will find out his name at the end of the book). Last summer all four of them (Julie, Helen, Barry, Ray) went to a party, on the fourth of July, and hit a boy with their car on the way home from the party. They had been drinking and had used some drugs so if they had stayed at the accident, they would be put

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    “Don’t Look Behind you” is filled with suspense as Mike the hetman tries to kill the father. The author use of imagery contributes to the story. Duncan’s story was able to contain many of SOAPSTone elements. Duncan wrote “Don’t Look Behind You” in a teenager perspective as her life changed dramatically. The use of suspense to create the mystery element in the story as the Corrigan goes in hiding to run away from a hit man. Don’t Look Behind You” have a speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood

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    accepted an offer from John Considine of United Artists. While in Hollywood, Zelda and Scott fell into a lively social scene. It was during this time that Scott met the actress Lois Moran. The mutual attraction inspired Scott to take a screen test so that he could star in a movie with her. While Scott never got to act with Lois, he did use her to create the character of Rosemary in Tender Is the Night - even including the screen test arrangement! Social engagements aside, Fitzgerald worked hard on

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    vitally, that in the end they succumb to it utterly and can never again escape from it” (Goebbels). Both Jacques-Lois David and Joseph Goebbels were aspiring men who rose above the standards that were set for them and utilized their own individual talent in order to sway people’s opinions to match their own. They both possessed extraordinary talent and ideas for their time, where Jacques-Lois David was an artist who mastered in the neoclassical style of painting and used his art work as a form of propaganda

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    Hegel vs. Kant

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    de réflexion philosophique. L'expression «critique transcendantale» qualifie le mieux la méthode d'investigation philosophique de Kant. La philosophie rationaliste qui énonce que “ Ce qui nous (götürmek) au savior exacte est les connaissances et les lois a priori” synthetisé avec la critique de causalité de Hume et les oeuvres de Rousseau donne la nasisance de cette philosophie critique. Sa volonté de tracer les frontières dans tous les matières est lié à la qualité critique de sa philosophie. “Critique”

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    Antigone in French

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    Antigone in French Créon tente malgré tout d'éviter de devoir faire tuer Antigone. Mais cette dernière lui prouve qu'elle sera toujours capable de braver ses lois pour sa liberté. Elle pense que c'est dans son devoir de mourir et de dire «non» au roi. Elle est disposée à mourir, elle est déterminée. Créon ressent sa détermination et donc, il cède. Avant de la faire mourir, il lui raconte tout de même des histoire à propos de ses frères. Il raconte que Polynice avait heurté

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    girlfriend, Lois. The words that Esperanza uses to describe Lois are almost words of envy and respect. Words like “little pink seashells,” “big girl hands,” and “bones are long like ladies bones.” It is almost like in Esperanza’s mind Lois is the mold for the perfect girl in the world and the way Esperanza describes that Sire lets Lois ride his bike like it is almost a privilege. It is a privilege because of all of his friends and all the people who live on this block, he lets no one else but Lois ride

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