The Bells” by Anne Sexton In the poem “The Bells” by Anne Sexton, illustrates how an adult expresses their memories of going to the circus with their father. I believe this poem is about an outing to the circus with her father. In lines one through five I believe Anne describes how the circus poster was scabbing off the concrete wall, how the children may have forgotten about the poster, or even if they noticed its deteriorating condition at all. And for assurance of the occurred Anne asks her father do you remember? In this stanza I believe that Anne and her dad had gone to the circus so long ago; because of the current state of the circus poster.
In the novel by Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants, the major characters all face conflicts. For example, Uncle Al wrestles with the idea that his two-bit circus can make it as good as Ringlings', August struggles with his deep need for control, Marlena' conflict lies with her marriage to August and his disease, and Jacob's conflict is with August and his growing feelings for Marlena. But when the tent goes up and the audience fills the arena, the focus changes to there performances. Here's the only place where all charcters come together -- for the sake of the circus. Then there's Rosie the elepphant and the conflict she brings.
At the age of 18, Benjamin enrolls in Yale College but having run out of hair dye on the day of registration, is sent home by officials, who think he is a 50-year-old lunatic. In 1880, Benjamin is 20, his father gives him a control of Roger Button & Co. Wholesale Hardware. He meets Hildegarde Moncrief, a daughter of General Moncrief, and falls in love with her at the first sight. Hildegarde mistakes Benjamin for a 50-year old brother of Roger Button, and without realizing the fact of Benjamin's abnormality, the two get married six months later. Years later, Benjamin's business has been a great success, but his family life hasn't been well for him.
‘Billy Elliot’ tells the story of a young 11 year old boy, born into a miner’s family during the 1984 British miner’s strike. This family has lost their caring mother, and loving wife. The family is going through financial hardship, of the strike. One day after boxing practice, Billy gave the keys to Mrs. Wilkinson (Julia Walters) suddenly becomes interested in ballet. This is a battle between a father, his son and many obstacles in front of this young boy.
Good Morning brothers and sisters. Going into to the world is an evident subject explored within the film Billy Elliot. The story is about a young boy who finds his passion for ballet in a stereotypical world in the 80s. Billy Elliot is a person we can all relate too. His home life isn't the greatest - he has lost his mother and his father Jackie is an alcoholic and cannabis smoker.
At school, Charlie finds a friend and mentor in his English teacher, Bill. He also overcomes his shyness and approaches a classmate, Patrick along with his step-sister Sam, at a football game. They become two of Charlie's best friends, they were both outcast. During the course of the school year, Charlie has his first date and his first kiss, he deals with bullies, he experiments with drugs and drinking, and he makes friends, loses them, and gains them back. He creates his own soundtrack through a series of mix tapes full of iconic songs, reads a huge stack of classic books that his English teacher give him because he see that Charlie can go very far in his future.
Looking for Alaska By: John Green Report by: Carina Pattichis Carina Pattichis 5.2: Book Report Portfolio 3 12/25/2014 Summary Miles “Pudge” Halter is the new student at the prestigious Culver Creek Preparatory School in Birmingham, Alabama. Unpopular at his old school, Pudge is nervous about making new friends but he is immediately taken in by his roommate, Chip “the Colonel” Martin and introduced to the rag-tag group of friends including Takumi Hikohito, Lara Buterskaya, and the beautiful, mysterious Alaska Young. The night before school begins, Pudge is taken from his bed in the middle of the night, duct taped like a mummy, and thrown into the school’s lake. He survives and the Colonel promises revenge in the form of pranks against their rivals, the wealthy day students known as the Weekday Warriors. Early on in the semester Pudge is kicked out of his World Religion class for daydreaming and is admonished by his teacher, Dr. Hyde, for not being present in the moment.
Outline for The Perks of being a Wallflower Paragraph I a.) Introduction of where it takes place/ brief info on the novel/movie b. )I am writing about a 15 year old teenage boy who is struggling with high school due to a family issue that happened to him when he was just a little boy. As you read the novel the boy Charlie is writing his personal emotions and feeling through his letters so that you the reader try to uncover what is really troubling him. c.) This novel/movie moved me in so many shapes and forms and really honestly deeply connected to me.
Life of Pi is a three part story of Piscine Molitor Patel, a sixteen- year- old South Indian boy who survives out at sea with a Bengal tiger for 227 days. Pi is raised in Pondicherry a Southern city in India, where his father runs a zoo. At the age of fifteen he adopts three religions Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam. Pi has been a Hindu from an early age, but considers himself to be devoted to all three religions. Due to commotion by the government that has been bugging Pi’s father for quite some time, the Patel family decides to close the zoo and move to Canada.
Paul’s Case The short story Paul’s Case by Willa Cather, is about a boy named Paul that is a troublesome teenager trying to find himself. As the story opens he is at a meeting with the school’s faculty and the school’s principal, over the discussion of Paul being suspended from school a week ago. The faculty members have a hard time understanding Paul but at the same time feel for Paul and want to give him the benefit of the doubt. Paul works as an usher where he loses himself at work with his obsession over art and theatre. “When the symphony began, Paul sank into one of the rear seats with a long sigh of relief, and lost himself as he had done before the Rico” (81).