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Pre College English Final

  1. 1. Love in Literature, Love in You (Part 1)<br />Nothing<br />By: Sarah T. Ip <br />You called out to me, but I just kept walking.<br />And in defeat, the corners turned down low<br />I shuffled past you in the dark.<br />Behind the grimy alley of your bemused heart.<br />Well well, I've caught you empty-handed<br />Holes in your pockets crisply stung ablaze<br />With nobody to pinpoint, you alone deserve the pricking<br />Because you left...because you left me.<br />Three hours of this, three hours of vomiting bliss<br />Oh you sneer with a cackle of hoarse tobacco-stained lip<br />But you cannot remain this way, whole behind glass<br />You’ve forgotten you need the angelic dew<br />Of a rosy glow long past<br />You wish you could account for the pennies trickling<br />Into puddles of sentimental slush<br />Shifting with moaning unease<br />As I shadow you across<br />Nothing, nothingness pervades the hole in your<br />Watered-down version of a patched-up something<br />That was, but cannot be.<br />Anymore.<br /><ul><li>Some are unable to love
  2. 2. Takes longer for realization of a prior love
  3. 3. Cannot just come back to pick up the pieces
  4. 4. Much Imagery used
  5. 5. Love is a game to some
  6. 6. Tired of other people’s abuse
  7. 7. Perks</li></ul>Love in Literature, Love in You (Part 2)<br />Sonnet 116<br />By: William Shakespeare<br />Let me not to the marriage of true minds<br />Admit impediments. Love is not love<br />Which alters when it alteration finds,<br />Or bends with the remover to remove:<br />O no! it is an ever-fixed mark<br />That looks on tempests and is never shaken;<br />It is the star to every wandering bark,<br />Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.<br />Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks<br />Within his bending sickle's compass come:<br />Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,<br />But bears it out even to the edge of doom.<br />If this be error and upon me proved,<br />I never writ, nor no man ever loved.<br /><ul><li>Starts off as the marriage “are you sure?”
  8. 8. Love is undying, an “every-fixed mark” very strong
  9. 9. Imagery used
  10. 10. Word choice not spectacular
  11. 11. “restrained love”
  12. 12. ‘Every wandering bark”
  13. 13. Boat being lost out at sea and then being guided by this lighthouse.’</li></ul>War in Literature<br /><ul><li>Joe
  14. 14. Doesn’t think of war much
  15. 15. More his past
  16. 16. Human interaction
  17. 17. Not solider first
  18. 18. Psychology / thoughts about war
  19. 19. Would rather take his childhood
  20. 20. Story centers around circumstance
  21. 21. Joe’s place in the war
  22. 22. Particular Parts
  23. 23. Joe’s bitterness towards the war
  24. 24. Nothing to do with him
  25. 25. Abstract words
  26. 26. Liberty
  27. 27. Democracy
  28. 28. Freedom
  29. 29. Joe’s ecstasy with MERRY CHRISTMAS
  30. 30. How people take for granted
  31. 31. Nurse thinking in such a fashion
  32. 32. “WHAT YOU ASK IS AGAINST REGULATIONS.”
  33. 33. A bitter ending to a rise in the novel
  34. 34. Reality hitting hard
  35. 35. How can one treat another?
  36. 36. Greed/Need
  37. 37. No longer agree to fight in the war</li></ul>Feed (Consumer Society)<br /><ul><li>Such atrocious behavior in practice today
  38. 38. Teenagers befriending those to ‘get what they want’
  39. 39. Stepping on people to get to where/what you need
  40. 40. Backstabbing has been throughout history
  41. 41. Perhaps starting younger?
  42. 42. Seen in a different light now, looked upon as the norm?
  43. 43. My step-brothers
  44. 44. Very used to replacing things they break
  45. 45. Take for granted new possessions
  46. 46. Always think “I can just replace this”
  47. 47. Instead of taking care of that particular possession
  48. 48. Past/traditional views gone to the wayside
  49. 49. Typing or writing in Feed
  50. 50. It is not the easiest option
  51. 51. Takes time
  52. 52. Not chosen by most people
  53. 53. Changing our future
  54. 54. Children in middle school are finding it harder to write papers
  55. 55. More mistakes due to text messaging
  56. 56. Some jobs require short messages
  57. 57. Mr. Bird’s father</li></ul>Hamlet Soliloquy<br />“To Be or Not To Be”<br />To be, or not to be: that is the question:<br />Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer<br />The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,<br />Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,<br />And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;<br />No more; and by a sleep to say we end<br />The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks<br />That flesh is heir to, 'tis a consummation<br />Devoutly to be wish'd. To die, to sleep;<br />To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub;<br />For in that sleep of death what dreams may come<br />When we have shuffled off this mortal coil,<br />Must give us pause: there's the respect<br />That makes calamity of so long life;<br />For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,<br />The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely,<br />The pangs of despised love, the law's delay,<br />The insolence of office and the spurns<br />That patient merit of the unworthy takes,<br />When he himself might his quietus make<br />With a bare bodkin? who would fardels bear,<br />To grunt and sweat under a weary life,<br />But that the dread of something after death,<br />The undiscover'd country from whose bourn<br />No traveller returns, puzzles the will<br />And makes us rather bear those ills we have<br />Than fly to others that we know not of?<br />Thus conscience does make cowards of us all;<br />And thus the native hue of resolution<br />Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought,<br />And enterprises of great pith and moment<br />With this regard their currents turn awry,<br />And lose the name of action.<br /><ul><li>Life or death?
  58. 58. Shakespeare dwindles his word choice down so much
  59. 59. So basic
  60. 60. His message is on the brink of incomprehension
  61. 61. Attempts to think logically/philosophically
  62. 62. Still no answer / he does not know what afterlife awaits him
  63. 63. Imagery boom
  64. 64. Slings of Arrows
  65. 65. To Not Be
  66. 66. Say nothing / let Claudius live his life
  67. 67. To Be
  68. 68. Killing Claudius
  69. 69. Arms towards a sea of troubles
  70. 70. Depression towards killing Claudius
  71. 71. To Be
  72. 72. Opposing end them
  73. 73. End the king’s life?
  74. 74. To Not Be
  75. 75. Opposing end them
  76. 76. End his life?

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