In the short story "The Red Dog" the author Howard Maier questions whether his decision to leave his dog Spook with his last owner was a right decision. One group of people thinks the author's decision is wrong. However there is another group of audiences that strongly approve of this decision. One group of people thinks Howard Maier's decision might be right because the dog experiences a range of humanlike emotions when dog changes surroundings. Spook maybe depressed , being unmotivated to play and may sleep at unusual times and may show a lack of attention to his surroundings. Also, Spook may experience anxiety when moving house to house. Anxious dog often whine and bark out of fear or frustration, Spook may pace and search unsuccessfully for his old home and be dismay. Spook may hide or cover in fear until he become accommodate his new surroundings. Spook also may become aggressive when approach. Physical symptoms of stress are common in many dogs. Digestive upset and a lack of interest in food, for instance , are common in dogs under stress. Spook may shake or shiver out of fear on anxiety and may even drool excessively until he feel comfortable in his surroundings. Spook will have no freedom in a city apartment , as a hunting dog, without freedom and grass , what is the significance for Spook? Another group of people think Howard Maier might be wrong for leaving Spook in the helmet. Memories and habits that people or animals develop early in their life are the most powerful, As can be seen from the text Spook still remembering and loving Howard Maier, Spook want to go with the author to the city. Also according to the short…
tendency to leave all doors open when going outside, so make sure doors are closed.
Yo-Yo, McNugget, Blossom, Nari, Kass, Dreidel, Moosley, Emery
Let the chickens outside in the morning once it’s light out (around 6:30 or so)
Open chicken coop door within the barn, and the duck door.
Leave the gate to the dog run shut.
Put chickens back inside once getting dark again (around 7:00 or so) they will put themselves to bed, just close the chicken coop door and latch it. Close…
All of a sudden, she heard the door handle rattle. The sound echoing through the silent house.
“Lavinia! Open the door!” The Lonely One called.
“Why is he asking me to open the door? Does he expect me to let my killer inside my house?” Lavinia pondered.
The door continued to rattle. “Lavinia please open the door! It’s me Officer Kennedy!”
“Officer Kennedy?” She muttered.
Lavinia recognized the voice. It was Officer Kennedy! She got up and ran over to the door. She quickly unlocked it feel into…
The red bridge
One day John and I decided to explore the empty house on Ridge Street .When we arrived the whole place was quiet and creepy, John said to me “let’s go inside now as it seems nobody is around.” I nodded in agreement, so up the front path we went when all of a sudden the large wooden front door swung open and just as fast slammed shut. We both jumped, and half turned as if to run away .John laughed nervously, “ha “I said, and then I whispered, “It must have been the wind”. We walked…
group of people to work with during this hectic time. As we are trying to protect ourselves we find a janitor that is dead and by dead I do not mean zombie dead. We search him to see if he has anything useful and we end of finding keys to every locked door at this location. As we adventure on we heard a noise outside and it’s a women trying to get in. We look around and a good amount of zombie’s are coming close. As a group we make the quick decision to not let her in. For me, this was a hard decision…
In August of 1984, I entered nursing school. It was kind of through the back door. My mother was the owner of the local day care center and had an affiliation with the school of nursing. The students would rotate through the center to see well children as part of their education pertaining to normal growth and development. I was certainly qualified but knew it helped that my family had ties to the school. After my three years there, I graduated and the world was my oyster. (1) I was offered…
‘The Door’ by Miroslav Holub
‘The Door’ by Miroslav Holub is a poem, which was first published at Mlada Fronta in 1962 in German as ‘Jdi a otveri dvere’. The purpose of this poem is to open the eyes of the audience to the options they have before them. ‘The Door’ is about the different paths that could be taken throughout a journey. The ‘door’ symbolically represents much more than itself; it represents opportunity, new prospects, open mindedness, optimism and the future.
Many techniques are used…
The Maskque Of
The Red Death
My Interpretation Of The Word
Gothic For The Stories
Gothic is a style used to mean
“Medieval” and Poe stories
show gothic style by
portraying some kind of death
in a object or person
Prince Prospero Reason For
When his dominions were half
depopulated, he summoned to his
presence a thousand hale and lighthearted friends from among the knights
and dames of his court, and with these
retired to the deep seclusion of one of
his castellated abbeys”
What I Learned…
31 March 2015
Behind Closed Doors
During the Victorian era, there was a strict social code of conduct. Those living in
the high society were expected to maintain their image flawlessly, and those who did
not, were looked down upon. In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson,
Jekyll is a respectable doctor who had worked hard to build his credibility, his friendly
nature and charitable good deeds found him an honourable place in his community…
Emily Xiao 8B #18
12/9/12 Alternate Endings
He opened the door on the right, gently, gently, like no one could hear the sound of it. He looked around, no one is watching. He trusts the princess, but on the way to the arena, he realized he couldn’t give up his life on her. He had to make sure his own life. Even though it is only month’s relationship, he knew what kind of person the princess was, sometimes she is just like her dad, cruel…
immigration to the United States, beginning with the racist Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and following the twists and turns in official policy up to the present debate on how to control illegal immigration. One of the great merits of Guarding the Golden Door, his comprehensive overview of that policy since 1882, giving appropriate attention to unrelenting efforts to keep out Asians in their near-total exclusion in 1924. Throughout, the author argues that immigration policy is often based on unfounded assumptions…