House On Mango Street The Maxnotes Literature Guides

Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Editor: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738665495
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REA's MAXnotes for Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

The House On Mango Street

Author: Sandra Cisneros
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0345807197
Size: 14,91 MB
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The best-selling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes—sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous—Sandra Cisneros’ masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.

King Of The Mild Frontier

Author: Chris Crutcher
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061968440
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Do You Know: A good reason to be phobic about oysters and olives? That you can step inside a roaring coal furnace and feet cool? That Jesus had an older brother? How shutting your mouth can help you avoid brain surgery? How to avoid cow-pies during your baptism? How to survive in the winter wilderness with only a fishing pole and a sausage? Chris Crutcher knows the answers to these things and more. And once you have read about Chris Crutcher's life as a dateless, broken-toothed, scabbed-over, God-fearing dweeb, and once you have contemplated his ascension to the buckskin-upholstered throne of the King of the Mild Frontier, you will close this book, close your eyes and hold it to your chest, and say, "I, too, can be an author." Hell, anyone can.

Hairs Pelitos

Author: Sandra Cisneros
Editor: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9780606169929
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A girl describes how each person in the family has hair that looks and acts different, Papa's like a broom, Kiki's like fur, and Mama's with the sweet smell of bread before it's baked.

Analysing Media Texts

Author: Andrew Burn
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441169415
Size: 19,55 MB
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Andrew Burn and David Parker outline how multi-modality theory can be used to analyze texts whicj employ multiple semiotic modes and media, in such a way that a balanced consideration is given to the characteristics of each mode, how they integrate, and how they distribute textual functions between them. The medthods are rooted in a view of significance as dependent on social context, and fulfilling the social and communicative interests of both producers of textual production and use contingent upon digital formats will also be a determining content of the analytical method.

They Cage The Animals At Night

Author: Jennings Michael Burch
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0451489519
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Shuttled through a bleak series of foster homes, orphanages, and institutions, Jennings never remained in any of them long enough to make a friend. Here, in his own words, Jennings Michael Burch reveals the abuse and neglect he experienced during his lost childhood. But while his experiences are both shocking and devastating, his story is ultimately one of hope - the triumphant tale of a forgotten child who somehow found the courage to reach out for love and found it waiting for him.

A Study Guide For Sandra Cisneros S The House On Mango Street

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Editor: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410335992
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A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros's "The House on Mango Street," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Long Walk To Freedom

Author: Nelson Mandela
Editor: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780759521049
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The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

Reading Comprehension Success In 20 Minutes A Day

Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Editor: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 9781576854945
Size: 18,53 MB
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Presents lessons in critical reading skills, including distinguishing between fact and opinion, defining words in context, perspective, tone, and drawing conclusions to prepare the student for standardized tests.

The House On Mango Street Bloom S Guides

Author: Sandra Cisneros
Editor: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438133413
Size: 12,82 MB
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Discusses the writing of The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author.