Essays Tagged: "Speak"

Speak Up! An Analysis for "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson's novel, Speak, portrays many diverse characters that show different personalities. Each character can suppor ... ld please him.By analyzing the characters and the themes that they present, it is easy to tell that Speak provides many diverse units. Andy's mean ways and Melinda's ending courage all were used to ma ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Depression in Melinda

summer. Also, the disease is diagnosed more in females than males. In Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak, the main character Melinda Sordino experiences SAD. The readers can observe and relate Melind ... urst of liveliness, something that also happens to humans with SAD.In Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak, the readers can observe and relate Melinda's behavior in fall, winter, and spring to the symp ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Am I Blue

n begins to express his emotions and feelings but quickly draws away. In the same way, Melinda from Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, becomes extremely traumatized due to the fact that she was raped by ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

melinda speak characterization

Armin Rezvani4/23/14Mrs. Montgomery5th periodMelinda's Goals, Dreams, and MotivesMelinda's goal in Speak is very straightforward; she wants to survive. The first marking period begins with the start ... sn't my fault. And I'm not going to let it kill me. I can grow."One of Melinda's dreams in the book Speak is to be more verbal and to stop keeping things within herself. Much of Melinda's life revolve ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers