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A Bugs Life: Entomological View

A Bug’s Life: Entomological ViewA Bug’s Life: Movie ReviewA Bug’s Life was a full-length computer animated movie released in 1998 by Pixar. The film dealt with an inside look at the lives of arthropods, specifically ants. The film was fictional with the insects each having their own personality along with . . . Read more

The Hobbit (761 words)

The HobbitThe HobbitBy J.R.R. TolkienDon’t judge a book by its cover. This famous phrase can very well be applied to the hobbit a small human like creature that goes along with 13 dwarves and a wizard. The wizard, Gandalf, has total faith in the little hobbit knowing full well that . . . Read more

The Kiss (Lovers) by Gustav Klimt

The Kiss(Lovers) was painted by the Australian painterGustav Klimtbetween 1907 and 1908, in his golden period, when he painted numbers of works in a similar gilded style. Theshades showa couple embracing,and the man holding her face while kissing her cheek. The work is composed of conventional oil paint with applied . . . Read more

The Hobbit (693 words)

The HobbitThe HobbitBilbo’s noblest moment in The Hobbit, afantasy book by J. R. R. Tolkien, is when he gives up the Arkenstone, aprecious jewel. He is commended by some for his graciousness of givingaway such a treasure, for everyone was rushing to try to get it for themselves. Yet, Bilbo . . . Read more

The Hobbit (1150 words)

The HobbitThe Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Ballantine Books in 1937, 304 pages. The Hobbit is a book that shows that even the most unlikely person, or hobbit can turn out to be a real hero. In the book, Bilbo gets caught up in an adventure that will later . . . Read more

The Hobbit (578 words)

The HobbitThe Hobbit tells the story of a comfortable, friendly creature named Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo, like most hobbits, is similar to a human, but about half the size, and much more nible because they have leathery soles on thier feet, and not nearly as loud. Bilbo gets caught up in . . . Read more

The Hobbit (1218 words)

The HobbitThe book begins with Biblo Baggins enjoying a pipe after breakfast. This is one of his favorite pleasures and he feels quite content in doing so. He is middle-aged, and resides in a burrow in the ground. One morning Gandalf, a wizard stops by to talk with Biblo. He . . . Read more

Lizzie Borden

L I z z I e B o r d e nA little over a century ago a gruesome double murder was committed, in the 2-? story house at 92 Second Street, in Fall River, Massachusetts. This crime shocked the nation as Lizzie Borden, a 32-year-old Sunday school teacher, went . . . Read more

Mordecai Richler`s Solomon Gursky Was Here

Solomon Gursky Was Here is an epic novel spanning nearly acentury and a half, from the mid 1800’s to 1980’s. It is thestory of the obsession of Moses Berger, a Rhodes scholar turnedalcoholic, with Solomon Gursky, the charismatic son of a poorimmigrant. Solomon, with his brother Bernard and Morrie, builtthe . . . Read more

Film Argument Essay

Gran Torino is a film that investigates the dynamic between a war veteran and a settler who gets himself drenched into a domain that is unwelcoming and filled with strife, while searching for the American dream. What emerges at first is the exchange of energy/assets amongst Walt and Tao. This . . . Read more