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    see the reason for her hding the cat when she the narrator then explains, “ Her son, Bailey, didn’t like to arrive at motel wit ha cat.” (AGMIHF Pg 1) For some reason the son doesn’t like the cat to begin with. He has good reason to. The next unfortunate event seems to also be miniature but is still rather important the grandmother incested on seeing a town and had recalled, “an old plantation that she had visted in this n... ... middle of paper ... ...javuu. After a conversation with the driver

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    goodness of this world can do them more harm than good. Daniel Handler seems to think that children are not terribly fragile and they can handle an unhappy ending. He did just that in his novel, The Bad Beginning, the first novel in The Series of Unfortunate Events. The writing style unmistakably sets a gloomy and dire world for his characters. It starts off with the three siblings Violet, Klaus and Sunny experiencing the great grief of their parents’ sudden death. The children, now orphans, have to go

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    A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window by Lemony Snickets I. Introduction a. Title The title of my book report is " A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window". It is the third book of the series. b. Author The wonderful and talented personage who wrote this book is Lemony Snickets. He is a studied expert in rhetorical analysis, a distinguished scholar, an amateur connoisseur. c. Brief Summary The Baudelaire Children were orphaned by a fire. They were sent from one place to

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    A movie isn’t a movie without characters. Characters are used to tell us the story and get messages across to the audience, but how are characters constructed? In lemony Snicket's a series of unfortunate events, violet is constructed to be an emotionally strong inventor, Klaus is constructed to be a bookish intelligent teenager with intelligence well beyond his age, sunny is constructed to be a baby who loves to bite things whose name shows her intelligence and count Olaf is constructed to be a self-centred

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    their salaries at the end of the current month, they can quit and move into their farm. Lennie manages to avoid disaster for exactly three days. He gets involved with the flirtatious wife of Curley, the boss' violent son. Through a series of unfortunate events, he becomes frightened and inadvertently kills the girl. Curley organizes a group to apprehend Lennie. George gets to Lennie first and out of sympathy for his companion, shoots him in the head to spare him the pain of Curley's shotgun or the

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    rejected for his ideas so he leaves. Throughout the rest of the novel, Ignatius exhibits characteristics of a dunce according to the rest of the characters. At the point when Ignatius disrupts Darlene's Harlett O' Hara act, he follows a series of unfortunate events. The bird attacks him for his novelty earring and Ignatius runs around like a "big crazyman"(285). He bounces out of the bar and runs out into the street, only to come face to face with the headlights of the Desire bus. As Ignatius faints from

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    An Ounce Of Cure

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    have we thought, “if only I knew then what I know now”? Would we have made the same choices? This question is difficult to answer since we cannot change the past. This story is about a teenage girl, whose first heartbreak leads to some rather unfortunate events. She tells us about her first love and her first kiss. “Two months, and a few amatory stages later, he dropped” her for a girl who was performing opposite him in a school play. Watching him with the other girl was more than she could bear and

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    child development

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    The strangest thing you've ever done? Dyeing my hair blue-green (like I swallowed those pills taken by the Thompson twins)! 10. Favorite movie? September Tapes, Corto Maltese: La cour secrète des Arcanes, Kill Bill, Addams Family, A Series of Unfortunate Events, & Sleepy Hollow 11. Favorite actor? Johnny Depp 12. Favorite actress? Christina Ricci 13. Favorite travel destination? (Still needs to travel) 14. Favorite month, why? December because the weather's cooler. 15. The high point of your life

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    encounters several troubling experiences involving Hamlet which cause her to become distressed. Near the end, the death of her father leaves Ophelia mentally unstable and in a state of madness that eventually leads her to death. So, due to all of the unfortunate events that took place with the people she loved the most in her life, Ophelia gradually becomes mad, and in the end passes away. Ophelia’s and Hamlet’s love for each other in the beginning was very real. Following the death of his father

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    A Series of Unfortunate Events is a movie about three orphan’s journey after their parents die in a tragic fire that destroys their home and all of their belongings. The children are sent to live with one of their distant relatives, who turns out to be the evil Count Olaf who is desperately trying to get the children’s large inheritance left by their parents. Throughout the movie the children work together to escape Count and his evil plots to live with another relative, yet somehow Count Olaf is

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    in college for, to gain a better education that will ultimately ensure me a better job that pays better as well. A better paying job will help secure a better lifestyle for my family and I. I am living in Cheyenne, WY not by choice but due to unfortunate events while I was in the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, CA. I encountered a kidney stone and after some tests and CAT Scans I found out I had more than just one and that kidney stones are a dischargeable medical condition despite what I

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    which is actually or ostensibly stated. In “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro, irony is used to demonstrate the unfortunate outcomes that can come about as a result of underage alcohol abuse. The story has irony because the narrator’s parents rarely drink alcohol and are strongly against the thought of alcohol. Alistair MacLeod uses irony in his short story “The Boat” to unfortunate events can happen even though the characters do not make it clear that they are soon to happen. In this short story the

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    The Bad Beginning

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    I choose to represent A Series of Unfortunate Events because I found it interesting. I have seen the movie but never read the book before so I wanted to see what is it about, and I was completely amazed because the book is different from any other book I have read. It is written in easy-to-read language and almost every potentially new word is explained through the conversations. Events are weird and sometimes confusing, and everything is different and hard to explain but that is why people like

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    The novel A Thousand Splendid Suns explores the plight of women in Afghanistan; the focus is put on three women Nana, Mariam and Laila. Women in Afghanistan often face difficult and unfortunate situations. In this essay we will examine some of these unfortunate situations for women. Let us start with Nana Mariam's mother. Nana gets pregnant and is thrown out of her current home. "The wives demanded he throw her out"(Hosseini 6). Her father disowns her. "Nana's own father, who was a lowly stone

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    In Candide, a series of unfortunate events befall the main character—Candide—to demonstrate the absurdity of his mentor’s philosophy that he lives in the best possible world. The main tenet of Pangloss’ philosophy is that even from acts that appear evil, or sub-optimal, there is a positive aspect that produces the best of all possible results. In other words, there is no such thing as a sub-optimal outcome or a bad occurrence. Candide demonstrates the absurdity of this mindset when Pangloss contracts

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    Nurturing Ilya

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    One cannot change genetics. Certain things about ourselves simply must be accepted as fact. But, we are also influenced by our environment. The media that surrounds us can impact an individual, but an individual’s choice of media is also important. The Incredibles is the best movie of all time, and one learns many lessons from its story. I feel that The Incredibles is a stellar example of animated movies of the last decade because of the compelling plot, fascinating characters, incredible script

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    There are many elements of fiction. All of them together are a recipe for the perfect story. There are five elements all together. They are conflict, setting, character, plot and theme. “The Grim Grotto” displays all of these elements with an exceptionally well written storyline. Conflict is a very significant factor of fiction. Without conflict there would be no story. The main conflict in “The Grim Grotto” is locating the sugar bowl and keeping it away from Count Olaf. The opposing forces are Count

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    My Sheep

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    I was intent on looking perfect academically. It took up a lot of energy. Energy that I had accumulated over time from the grief of the recent divorce, in my immediate family, and, like Lemony Snicket would say it, the unrelenting series of unfortunate events. During this time, I started questioning my Christian faith. I was asked by one of my friends, yet again, to go to her church youth group. After coming up with several terrible excuses and feeling guilty, I agreed to go. The sermon that night

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    The world has people that come in many different shapes and sizes. We have a variety of ethnicities, religions, and statuses. Rich people, poor people... what do they all have in common? They have a life, plain and simple. A life full of loved ones, loved things, loved places. But are they happy? Are most people satisfied with what they have in life? In this world there is pain and happiness, and you do not always get to choose what your lot is going to become. In The Rescue Artist by Edward Dolnick

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    When I was in third grade, my teacher always required use to rent out a book every week. I never enjoyed reading because I always felt it was forced, so I would check out a book and never read it. Until one time my teacher asked why I haven 't been doing the A.R reading test and I told her I don 't enjoy reading. My teacher told me to take the whole week to find a book to read so I can take a test. Once I did that, my love for reading began and recently has been coming back after a lost of love for

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