Chapter Eleven

Characterization of Mrs. Dubose
> old and mean
> said to have a pistol in her shawl
> Scout and Jem hate her — strong word… 608 more words

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Chapter Ten

Characterization of Atticus
> older than most other parents, cant do much
> doesnt have an exciting job, or exciting hobbies — wore glasses, worked in an office, and read — establishes him as different… 391 more words

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5 Movies That Perfectly Capture Summer

Hey everyone! I hope you’ve all been enjoying the summer and all it has to offer: warm weather, no school, vacations and of course, summer jobs. 396 more words


It was a dark and stormy night... Or not.

“Description is what makes the reader a sensory participant in the story. Good description is a learned skill, one of the prime reasons why you cannot succeed unless you read a lot and write a lot.  1,354 more words

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Top 5 Friday: Classics

I’ll admit that when it comes to classics, I’m not an expert. I haven’t read that many of them and I normally only read shorter ones. 334 more words

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I’ve been really interested in American classics lately, I can’t seem to get enough! After having recently read and enjoyed To Kill a Mockingbird, The Catcher in the Rye and Of Mice and Men, I have decided I want to delve deeper into American classics and find some more gems, as I have barely scratched the surface! 564 more words


Ode To A Ninth Grade English Teacher

Dear Mrs. Pogado* (yes, you will always be Mrs. Pogado to me),

I’ve been meaning to reach out to you for so long. My year in your English class was an entire adult lifetime ago. 544 more words