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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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    A Rhetorical Analysis of Charles Bukowski's Ransom Charles Bukowski is a fascinating writer, skilled with a certain vernacular and vocabulary that he incorporates into his works. His speech and writing style have a lot to do with the way a reader is compelled to read on. Bukowski’s short stories are uniquely captivating, each in their own special way. His story, Ransom, was especially appealing. This story follows Marty and Kell in their attempt to kidnap a rich man’s kid for two million

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    The Ransom of Red Chief is an amusing story that contains many points of situational irony. Two guys are in desperate need of two thousand dollars, so the only way they can think of obtaining this money is by kidnapping. Next, they go into town to try and find a wealthy man with a child to snatch, and after sizing up their victim they forcefully grab him and head back to their camp. Among getting there, they discover that their hostage is more than a handful to contain, and begin to question why

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    struggles to make his way to the cottage of the main protagonist, professor Elwin Ransom, a rather intelligent philologist. Upon arrival, Lewis is made aware of the constant presence of Maleldil, a supernatural being that supposedly created all the planets and those who inhabit them, as Ransom stresses his own importance in Maleldil's plan to save Perelandra from the bad eldila of Earth. With Lewis's assistance, Ransom is prepped for travel and returns over a year later, informing Lewis of his success

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    The Old South and John Crowe Ransom Most remember it as a time of dashing young heroes on horseback, fair damsels in distress, and majestic castles hidden from the vulgarity of daily life by the cool shade of fragrant magnolia and honeysuckle. It was a time and place so far removed from today’s fast moving, billboard covered world that one could easily imagine that this lost civilization existed on some far off continent, or perhaps not at all. However, the fact remains that once upon a time

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    The Ransom

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    Ransom For a Child Sherlock was home alone. He was only five and he was home alone. He had locked the doors, and the windows, and had turned off the burners. He was in his family’s dining room, eating cold soup out of a can. He was scared to touch the burners, because he had already burned his hand once, and he was to short to reach the bowls, so there he was, eating cold chicken noodle soup out of an can. Sherlock was sitting there, swinging his feet, slurping his soup and looking around the empty

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    Silent Planet is an account of the voyage of Ransom, a linguist, who is kidnapped and taken to another planet, Malacandra (Mars). Where he learns that Thulcandra (Earth) is called the silent planet because there has been no communication from it in years. On the voyage there he is led to believe he will be sacrificed. Instead, the creatures that inhabit the other world reveal extraordinary secrets about the nature of man and the universe to him. Ransom is ultimately sent back to Thulcandra with the

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    Huck Finn

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    people ransom, except they don’t really know what ransom is, so Tom just comes up with a meaning to the word that he thinks sounds about right. All of the boys in the gang agree. I think this quote fits in with the theme of the book “satire of society.” While the meaning of the word ransom may not be a crucial topic, the concept that I think Mark Twain is trying to illustrate is that if one person says something everyone will follow. The boys have no way of knowing what the real meaning of ransom is

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    Two Little Girls In Blue

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    demands eight million dollars ransom. After the kidnapping, Harry and Bert had driven back to the little cottage, on the property of the Danbury Country Club. They brought Kathy and Kelly inside, where they handed them over to Mona, the babysitter during the kidnapping. Mona was Harry's girlfriend, and he had known that she had babysitting experience; she was ideally perfect for the job. Pied Piper, which was the name of the kidnapper, tells then that once the ransom had been received, he would the

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    film plain optimistic, which it was in the middle of the movie, as the beginning but more so the end was pessimistic. The middle of the film was optimistic because it showed the joyous personalities of the people and about ten minutes from the end of Ransom Stoddard’s flashback, film reached it’s climax when Liberty Valance was killed. On the pessimistic side of the film however, is what has become of Shinbone after Liberty’s death. When Liberty died, so too did every body living his way, which included

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