Should London Bridges by James Patterson Become a Classic?

Dear Literary Canon Board of Directors, I am writing this letter because I think that London Bridge by James Patterson should be a classic book. I think this because its was wonderful book that kept you the reads on their feet on what’s going to happen next in the story. The first reason I believe it should be a classic is because, it has you wondering whats going to happe...
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Breaking The Cycle

Malala Yousafzai once said, One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world. Right now there is a growing problem of lack of education in developing countries. There are 33 million fewer girls than boys attending primary school alone. Globally there are 66 million girls not receiving an education at all. Those without an education are doomed to repeat the ...
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Shelley and Milton: Literary Parallels

Starting at a young age, human beings are constantly tempted by their own curiosity. A young boy can be told a thousand times not to touch a hot stove, yet the child will keep trying to touch it until he gets burned. Humanity comes with endless questions, whether they be “Who am I? How did I get here?” or “Why can’t I touch the stove? Will it really b...
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Assigning daily homework does more good than harm

Some education experts believe that assigning daily homework to primary school students may do more harm than good. Do you agree or disagree? There is more to life than academics. Some detractors argue that assigning daily homework to primary school students mars their perception by emphasising the utmost importance of academics in life, and shortens their leisure time in d...
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What Will Win Good Versus Evil?

“In this world goodness is destined to be defeated” by Walker Percy. The interpretation of Walker Percy’s quotation is that in the fight between good vs. evil, the actions of those who are immoral, i.e. greed, abuse, murder, will outnumber the powers of justice and kindness. However, several literary works can stand today contradicting Percy’s citation, particularly Number th...
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New Growing Up Case Study Outline

“What do you want to do with your life?” It’s a question I’m hearing more and more, eating away at me. Messing with my mind. I want to punch the people who ask it—did they know what they were going to do at age sixteen? Instead, I smile, shake my head, and embrace the reality that I have absolutely no idea. My grades are slipping—into the abyss of mediocrity I have feared ...
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Lord of the Flies Analysis

Power and control has become a big part of day-to day life- kids listen to their parents, who listen to officials, who listen to the government, who listens to the president, who listens to the people. Taking things into a broader view, power and control is displayed over everything and everyone. In a smaller world or a microcosm, with no designated leader, anarchy would floo...
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Ben Parish: We Are Humanity

Benjamin Thomas Parish is seventeen years old, has brown hair, and is very tall.It is said that he is 6 inches taller than Cassie and four inches taller than Ringer.The first we hear of him is through Cassiopeia Marie Sullivan, or more commonly known as Cassie.Anyway Cassie tells us in the book that he was on the football team and that he had a killer smile, and that she wou...
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LOL Shakespeare

OMG 2b or not 2b that is the ?. Imagine reading a whole essay on your favorite Shakespeare play like that; an ever-growing language that happens to be replacing Standard English. Text essays are becoming more and more common in English classes, and the fad quite often offend the teachers having to read them. Texting not only has infiltrated our cars and homes, but have stea...
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Backfired

The devastating tempest of World War I preceded the whirlwind storm of the twenties—that happy-go-lucky decade wherein our country beheld a novel turn of morality, a sudden, rapturous change from the previous blood-stained years. The country embraced this Roaring age with the alacrity of a country yearning for an alleviation of the Great War’s blight. Women with their new-fou...
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