Essays Tagged: "Ellie"

Ellie and Equality from Carl Sagan's "Contact" and Ayn Rand's "Anthem".

Comparison of Ellie and Equality EssayEllie and Equality were similar and different in personality among other thi ... milar and different in personality among other things. Regardless of the fact that she was a woman, Ellie was tough, argumentative, and determined throughout Contact. Equality was more the individual ... society where everyone was bland and submissive. Carl Sagan's Contact and Ayn Rand's Anthem feature Ellie and Equality standing out because of their determination to achieve their radical goals. Ellie ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Tomorrow when the war began" by John Marsden.

nPublisher; MacMillian PublishersFirst Printed in; 1993Available from; Most book shops and Library'sEllie has a story to be told about her and her six friends: Homer, Fiona, Lee, Robyn, Corrie and Kev ... be told about her and her six friends: Homer, Fiona, Lee, Robyn, Corrie and Kevin.In the beginning, Ellie and her close friends are camping in the outback of Australia, affectionately known as 'Hell'. ...

(3 pages) 55 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tomorrow when the war began: the value of solidarity with friends and when is it right to kill.

eenagers and their amazing struggle to survive in a time of great crisis. The story is told through Ellie the main character and shows her hopes, fears and reactions to the war. It's a tale of great s ... people free and two people locked up is a better equation then no people free and seven locked up."Ellie's perspective on her friends and the war changes in a big way on page 81 when Ellie steps out ...

(5 pages) 92 4 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pop Culture in "Where are you going? Where have you been?"

the author attempts to personify Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley as different characters in the story, Ellie and Arnold in particular. She does this to help the reader better understand her view of pop c ... oes this to help the reader better understand her view of pop culture. The physical descriptions of Ellie and Arnold from the story are a description of how the author views Presley and Dylan and that ...

(6 pages) 141 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Private Novel Assessments "The Dead of the Night" By John Marsden

Character Profile:Name: Ellie LintonAge: 16Family Background: Ellie came from a caring, loving and close Australian family u ... uch and she realised that, appreciated it and returned the care they gave her.Main Physical Traits: Ellie is about 5 foot tall, has dark brown hair, is slim and has a light complexion.Favourite Saying ... t tall, has dark brown hair, is slim and has a light complexion.Favourite Sayings: -Main Interests: Ellie likes driving as it relaxes her and gives her a false sense of power as she has total co-opera ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Summary material of how John Marsden's novel 'Tomorrow When The War Began' represents the concept of change

the setting is a rural town called Wirrawee, located somewhere in rural Australia. The protagonist Ellie narrates the story; a teenager who organises a camping trip to the bush with six close friends ... heir revenge. A few major moments in the plot signify the drastic change brought about by this war, Ellie kills a soldier in self-defence, the teens blow a bridge up and a character is shot. It can be ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Using your past and present experience of nursing practice settings consider situations where you have helped to care or interact with children.

a male patient who had a 9 year old daughter with Cystic Fibrosis. The girl will be referred to as Ellie throughout this essay, in order to maintain confidentiality, as recommended by the Nursing and ... y, in order to maintain confidentiality, as recommended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2002).Ellie has a 5 year old brother and an 11 year old sister and lives with her mum and dad. Her dad was ...

(7 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is about "What Makes a Meaningful Life" and "Why are we here?" In reference to the movie "Contact" with Jody Foster.

Early on, Ellie was curious about communicating to far away lands. Her father, Ted, helped arouse her interest ... ot." This leads her to question if it could be possible to talk to her mom if she had such a radio. Ellie's mother died when she gave birth to her due to some complications. This left Ellie motherless ... ue to some complications. This left Ellie motherless and wishing she could meet her mother one day. Ellie's father was her only family, and she was very close to him. When he died, Ellie was all alone ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Tommorow when the war began" by John Marsden Evil is a human invention

invention"Introduction"Tomorrow When the War began"; tells a powerful, intensive exciting, story of Ellie and her friends who struggle in the grips of war.One of the central ideas in this novel explor ... cept of evil. In his book, it is evident that evil is a result of conflict and every action in War. Ellie, the narrator in this story, changes because of war and starts to think of the seriousness of ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Book Review - "Girls Out Late"

The story is about a 13 year old girl Ellie, who meets the boy of her dreams. She sees him almost everyday and loses the track of time, wh ... me, which makes her dad angry. He doesn't want her to see Russell but gives up after a while. Then, Ellie has to choose between going to a dance with Russell or to a rock concert with her two best fri ... nk and smoke. The girls escape, but not without taking risks that could have cost them their lives. Ellie lies to her parents that she actually went to the concert. When her father finds this out, she ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Tomorrow When the War Began" by John Marsden

n (a young adult fiction novel) is the first of the "Tomorrow" series. One of the seven characters, Ellie Linton - a rural teenager, tells their story (presented in first person), which first commence ... know we're not ... and so it's bye-bye innocence. It's been nice knowing you, but you're gone now.'Ellie and her friends have become deeply affected by what has abruptly occurred however they also en ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

John Marsden's first book in the Tomorrow Series, "Tomorrow When the War Began"

ons and beliefs. There is no morality of war because all that is left at the end is destruction. As Ellie says, 'Our lives had always been so unaffected by the outside world Oh, we'd watched the news ... alternate reality.Everyone has relationships, with themselves and the people around them, including Ellie and her friends, in Tomorrow When the War Began. Ellie and her friends discover that they need ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Lit Project

, with shaggy wild black hair which my be confused for a wig. The man taken into custody was Ellie Phunt. Mr. Phunt has confessed to the events which led up to the murder of the two young women ... owed Betty Shultz to her home. They then waited outside her home until her parents left for church. Ellie claims they then tortured Betty to reveal the location of her friends house. Finding Connie al ...

(1 pages) 352 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Water Babies

and wants to be dirty. He's rude, a smoker, he drinks, and he's also a poacher and a child beater. Ellie, a girl, has golden curly hair and white skin. She is beautiful, clean, good and kind. Mrs. Be ... chimney, finds himself in a little girl's room. He discovers he is dirty and when doing so wakes up Ellie, the girl. She screams, and Tom is chased over hill (and down it) and dale. When his pursuers ...

(3 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tomorrow when the war began

try and give them a home each and manage a farm and have the Australians as slaves to them. Through Ellie's eyes you find out information you never thought possible. The information you find out from ... lling The book is written in an indirect way where you see it through a persons eyes by the name of Ellie. Ellie got chosen because she was known as the best writer even though this brought some contr ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

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foWeb The Daily Oklahoman The Daily Oklahoman January 23, 2002 Gun ordinance changes denied Author: Ellie Sutter; Staff Writer Edition: CITY Section: THE NORMAN OKLAHOMAN/TODAY IV Page: 1 Dateline: MO ...

(2 pages) 476 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Essay On The John Marsden Survival Series.         The series of

r this essay I shall start to describe to you the theme and setting of these books. Ellie, an energetic young teenager whose parents were jailed when the war began, writes the story. S ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Tomorrow When the War Began, Written by John Marsden

enemy whose forces have invaded their country and imprisoned their families. One of the characters, Ellie, tells their story, which begins when they persuade their parents to allow them to take the La ... en some stereotypical personalities that make some surprising changes as the story unfolds. There's Ellie, the tomboy who makes the first kill only to discover she's not as hard as she thought. Homer, ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Analytical Exposition - Comparing the book 'Tomorrow when the war began' to the movie 'Lord of the Flies' By Emily Bridget

tribe is poor and not only that, but Jack is using them to make himself feel more powerful. While, Ellie, from Tomorrow, When the War Began, shows optimism, imagining what her parents would be like w ... in Lord of the Flies don't worry too much and go on with everyday living in the jungle. Like, when Ellie blows up 3 soldiers it affects her highly but she only did it in order to protect herself and ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers