Essays Tagged: "Picture book"

Phillip Yancey's "The Jesus I Never Knew"

rough the words of the Bible. The idea of the title is that most people have been brought up with a picture book image, and have been hidden from the actual truths. Yancey was introduced to Jesus thro ... Jesus I Never Knew, I had never thought about how little I actually knew about Jesus. I had always pictured Jesus as the perfect storybook image, just as most people do. The most significant part of ...

(4 pages) 63 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Review, analysis and comparison of jumanji the book in 1981 and the film in 1995.

d out as a children's book has also been converted into the movie media form. Jumanji, a children's picture book which was written and illustrated by Chris Van Ellsberg in 1981, Jumanji was the Caldec ... an Ellsberg in 1981, Jumanji was the Caldecott Medal Winner of 1982, with some of the most detailed pictures I personally have ever seen done by a free hand illustrator. The book Jumanji is about two ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

'It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end' Ursula LeQuin. Discuss this concept with reference to other texts.

's film Life Is Beautiful and 'The Road Not Taken' composed by Robert Frost, whereas The Red Tree a picture book composed by Sean Tan and 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' composed by T.S Eliot il ... ess eye above the girl. The girls dark thoughts of loss and possible suicide symbolized through the picture of the red leaf, hope, above the drain about to be washed through the grate. This kind of jo ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Speech on what we learn from imginative journeys from "Oh the places you'll go" Dr Seuss and The Road Not Taken Robert Frost

ines mark the commencement of the imaginative journey through the world created by Dr. Seuss in his picture book, ""Oh the Places You'll go!" ,an allegory of Life and its possibilities. Robert Frost a ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on the Yearling Books Publication

" During her lifetime, Rawlings published nothing intended for children. The Secret River (1955), a picture book, was published posthumously, but it is a slight story of a child who saves her father a ... ical acclaim, was a best-seller, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1939, and was made into a motion picture in 1946- The Yearling now often appears on children's lists in libraries and publishers' cat ...

(13 pages) 17 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Rabbits": What are the issues both sides would have experienced? Use examples from the book. How do the two texts connect between the Europeans and the Aboriginies.

rower,My name is Joseph Chow, I am writing to you today to inform you that I have recently read the picture book titled, the Rabbits. I have also read and appreciated the article called History for Be ... y for Beginners, published in the Australian and viewed a movie called "Kings in Grass Castles".The picture book labelled "The Rabbits" depicts an allegory of a European incursion; this book gave out ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Change: 'Taming of the Shrew' by Shakespeare,'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' directed by Lasse Hollstrom and 'Window' by Jeannie Baker.

rmanently as we attempt to better ourselves and others.Jeannie Baker’s ‘Window’ is a picture book depicting the accelerating industrialisation of land releases through each window drivi ... believe that this text is the most compelling presentation of change. The caution behind the simple picture book hammers the core of modern society, in which, every person is driven and pressured to e ...

(3 pages) 1332 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


played in Colorado's history during the late 1800's. The focus is on making a KWL chart, reading a picture book called Cowboys, and examining various artifacts. This lesson explores the concept of po ... Ask them if they have ever been to the National Western Stock Show to generate ideas.Read aloud the picture book Cowboys stopping and discussing vocabulary, sharing artifacts such as a saddle, bridle, ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Tutoring report

t is a first grade, first month book. I wanted to see how she would do with it. It was a very short picture book with a few difficult words. It was worth half of a point. Briele did well with the read ... that perhaps she was being judged too harshly. The second week I worked with Briele we choose a 1.6 picture book that was a little longer. Briele needs the pictures for context clues at this point. I ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Tempest, The Butterfly Effect, Where the Wild Things Are - Imaginative Journeys

fly Effect directed by Eric Bress and J. Gruber in 2004, The Tempest by William Shakespeare and the picture book, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.One of the most essential elements of a jo ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


most important issue, yet cannot be arrived at without the presence of an imaginative journey. The picture book Where the Wild Things Are by author Maurice Sendak will be shown to explore the ultimat ... rld, where there is no magic.The second text that demonstrates the importance of the arrival is the picture book Where the Wild Things Are by author Maurice Sendak. This text was published at the heig ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Page-by-Page Analasis of John Marsden's "A Prayer for the 21st Century" with a focus on the Relationship between Visual and Written Texts in the Form of a Book Review

ormal, imperfect, personal and human - in that it is handwritten. These aspects combine to show the picture-book nature of the book; that the text is really part of the art in the illustrations themse ... calm connotations. The blue also serves the purpose of increasing the salience of the bright orange picture of the boy in front of it, because the picture contrasts violently with the background, and ...

(14 pages) 3926 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The Absolute True Diary of a Part-time Indian Analysis

iary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is a very powerful book. I found myself getting very emotional reading this novel because of what Junior, the main char ... ld grew up on a very poor reservation. His journey starts when he notices his mom's name in his textbook, becomes very angry, throws the book at Mr. P's head and gets suspended. During the suspension ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education