Groups. The books genre is hard to define but it is a novel, fable, fairy story, philosophical and more. Jostein Gaarder is best known as the author of Sophie’s World. It contains 368 pages.
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Hans Thomas is a twelve-year old boy searching for his mother. He goes on a journey with his father from his home town of Olso in Norway to Greece, he is unaware that his life will be changed forever. Hans thomas is going to uncover a whole new world of mystery, which one of theme is the
written by Willa Carter (1873-1947). She wrote a number of novels including O Pioneers! (1947), One of Ours (1922) …etc She became famous through the sucess of the noves especially One of Ours, which won her a Pultizer Prize; and at the age of 9, she moved to Nebraska prairie. The novel was published in 1918.
We will study Book one and Chapter one. The first chapter is entitled « The Shimerdas ». It focuses on the journey from Virginia to Nebraska. Jim Burden, who is
Jeunessed’Araby vs. Vieilesse de “A Worn Path”
“A worn path” from Eudora Welty and “Araby” from James Joyce are two short stories written in two different periods but both using of the same themes to emphasize the difficulty to achieve his goal, whatever the age of the person. “A Worn Path” written by Eudora Welty, probably takes place in Mississippi during the 1940’s. Phoenix Jackson, the main protagonist, is a “very old and small” African American woman who, during a “bright frozen day in the early
of his quest for liberty and identity?
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain written in 1880. It tells the story of a young boy, Huckleberry Finn, who decided to escape from his legal guardian, the Widow Douglas and her sister Miss Watson, and from his father, by faking his death. During his journey he met Miss Watson’s slave, called Jim, and continued the journey together. The story happened around the forties, in the pre-civil War America.
BOOK I Ch 1
The story is set on a train. Ten-year-old Jim Burden’s mother and father both died in the past year. He is on his way from Virginia to Nebrasks to live with his grandparents. Jim is in the care of a slightly older boy, Jake Marpole. Jake has been Jim’s father ‘s farm hand and is now going to work for Jim’s Grandfather.
These opening pages are very important because they give the tone of the novel. The train takes them to Black Hawk, to a new life, a new land/countryside, new people
The Cyclist By Louis MacNeice
In this poem of three stanzas and written in free verse the poet describes the experience of a young boy riding a bike and enjoying the last few moments of summer before having to go back to class again. There is a strong sense of freedom, happiness and excitement. It is both a celebration of this moment a representation of the journey through life and potentially also the mourning of the loss of his childhood (freedom).
Throughout the poem there is no rhyme scheme
Book one and Chapter one. The first chapter is entitled «The Shimerdas».It focuses on the journey from Virginia to Nebraska. Jim Burden, who is ten years old, is an orphan and he is going to live in his grandparents in Nebraska more precisely in Black Hawk. In this episode, we have a presentation of our two principal characters, Antonia and Jim, they meet each other for the first time here. During this journey, we have the real representation of the spirit pionner of the nineteenth century through
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It’s an important city since the discovery of the gold on the site in 1886 of or its Zulu eGoli name: the city of the gold, it knows then a growth very fast, with the opening of a valuable stock exchange (the Johannesburg
Beverley naidoo is a famous children's author, who grew up during the apartheid,who has written a number of award-winning novels, mainly about life in South Africa, where she spent her childhood. She graduated from the University of York with a BA in Education in 1968.As a student, she began to question the apartheid regime and was later arrested for her actions as part of the resistance movement in South Africa. In 1965, she came to England and married another South African exile; they have two
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