Essay the third
Essay the fourth
I found a note
written to my mom from my dad. It was the early piece of writing i
could find. This letter i found in my mom's scrape book. My mom kept her
scrape book in her room under her bed. My dad moved to calfornia and wrote
my mom a letter.
One day John petreyko wrote a letter to Mary Petreyko from Calfornia.
John worte a letter asking if Mary would go to Calfornia. He wanted her to
come to calforina and be with him. She went to Calfornia and lived their
for a year. They fell deeper in love in Calafornia. Than Mary and John
decided to moved back to Boston. They got married after they got back from
Calofornia. This letter lead to a marriage for twenty years and still
I interviewed my grandmother and asked her some questions about the
text. My first question about the text to her was why do you think this
text was saved. My grandmother answered" because your parents wanted
something to remember how their realationship first started". The next
question I asked her was how old do you think this text is. My grandmother
said," it is probarly twenty five years old because your parents meet each
other when they were nineteen". When i asked my grandmother the third
question,why do you think this text is importin, she replied," because this
letter brought your parents together and was the base to their marriage".
The last question i asked my grandmother was if u think this letter is any
different than a letter that would be writen today. My grandmother said" i
don't think that this letter would be written differently now because love
letters still bring people together and makes them fall in love.
The speech from on
the “Waterfront” by Bud Schulberg shows how Terry Malloy tells his brother,
Charley, he used him and put bets against him. The speech makes his
brother, Charley, feel guilty of not taking care of his brother better.
Terry said, “ It was you Charley “.
This speech makes the readers go inside the feelings of Terry Malloy. It
makes the readers think about how they should treat their brothers. It
shows that family was the most important thing and it still is today. Terry
feels so hurt because he thinks his brother didn’t stand by him. He feels
like he is a bum and his brother sold him out. Terry felt he could have
proved to everyone he was somebody but instead Charley only thought about
his own rewards.
A trick used by Bud Schulberg to make this speech more entertaining is
repetition. An example in this speech of repetition being used is when
Terry Malloy said, “ I coulda been some one Charley, instead of a bum, which
is what I am lets face it. I’m a bum.”
The Author, Bud Schulberg, tries to show that your actions can hurt a lot of
people if u don’t think about what your doing. The author shows that
sometimes self-satisfaction doesn’t always make you satisfied.
This speech from “On the Waterfront” by Bud Schulberg speaks to the youth
today that the bond between brothers or family is the strongest bonds there
is. This speech shows that family should come over anything and it shows us
how important family is to our society. It also shows that u shouldn’t look
at your own desires and to think of the consequences of your actions.
We are living in the
greatest technology century. We are experiencing some machines and objects
that we only dreamed about. The technology in the century is making people
not have to work as hard. This century makes machines do all the work
instead of the people. This century has also changed warfare we now have
more powerful and deadly weapons. We have bombs that can take out a whole
country. The technology in this century has changed the way we lived. The
technology keeps improving and we can only wonder what will happen in the
1984 By George Orwell
This is the most important book of the 20th century because its
Major theme is the horror of totalitarianism. The whole
novel displays a horrifying picture of what a state
controlled society can do to an individual. This book is amazing because
some people have to live in a country like that today. This book shows us
how they feel and how tough life is in their countries. A critic said
“1984 has long been the first book to which we have turned for a vivid
picture of a government that has used war to justify infringement on
freedom; that has used speech codes to limit everyone's ability to
understand higher concepts or concepts that favor human individuality.”
Spleen By T.S. Elliot
This poem is the most important poem in the 20th century because it tells
what people in his time did on a Sunday and we can relate to it now. Things
have relatively stayed the same. This poem tells about the usual Sunday.
It shows how people get ready and what events take place. Critics say “his
effect was both unique and compelling, and their assurance staggered his
contemporaries who were privileged to read them in manuscript”. “Aiken, for
example, marveled at "how sharp and complete and in genius his writings
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
This is the most important song in the 20th century because this group
changed the way music was before them.
These songs mean that you don’t need too much to be happy. Everyone can
make the best of things. This song means that anyone can overcome obstacles
in life. If it seems like you can’t there is always hope.
Critics say, “That the Beatles are probably the most popular, influential
and enduring rock group of all time”. “The Beatles almost single-handedly
reshaped rock 'n' roll from a genre of throwaway singles by faceless stars
to an artistic medium with recognizable images and idols”.
Deep Waters by P G Wodehouse
This is the best short story in the 20th century because it proves that not
one person can do everything himself. No matter how strong or smart you are
you are not indispensable. People are sent your way to help you through
life. You never no when or why people come into your life.
Critics said “that throughout his stories he presents a view of the world
which differs from his fan and the focus most people have”. “He represents
real life situations and brings them into stories”.
Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Grease is the most important play of the 20th century because it took a
look at the dress, manners, morals, and music of teenagers at the beginning
of the rock and roll era. Critics say” it is peopled with characters of
universal appeal - lovable, pop art renditions of identifiable kids”. It's
an energetic and exciting musical homage to the age of rock 'n' roll, and
the music captures audiences much the same way Elvis Presley's tunes did”.
"GREASE" also happens to be rather perceptive on issues of pride and
self-image, but its major appeal is that it's fun.
Many changes have occurred over the past two centuries. The writing style
has changed. Authors have tried to make their writings more coherent to the
readers. The thought behind this is that the audience they are writing for
will be more interested and can related to it better. The music now is much
more revealing and vulgar. The music in the 20th century was except able to
every age group in society. Today’s music influences the youth with drugs
and sex. It makes the youth believe these things are acceptable in everyday