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“Superman and Paula Brown’s New Snowsuit” and “Great Expectations’ Analysis


Words: 2783 (12 pages)

Both Dickens and Plath use a variety of writing techniques to create sympathy for the two main characters – Pip and the narrator. Although the writing styles and settings are very different, first person narrative from a child’s point of view are used to effect in both stories to develop characters with which readers can…

“The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me”


Words: 645 (3 pages)

Reading “The Joy of reading and Writing: Superman and Me,” gave me a different perspective of reading and writing. Sherman Alexie, who grew up on the Spokane Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington, explains his life as an Indian boy, and how reading and writing helped his life to succeed. Alexie purposes is to discuss how he…

Japanese and Americans in Superman Comics


Words: 535 (3 pages)

In “‘Superman is about the visit the relocation centers’ & the Limits of Wartime Liberalism” Gordon Chang clearly explains that, “Japs were frequent and predictably portrayed as villains” (Chang 38), and as a consequence of the powerful media used to show that, it “highly influenced” the public opinion on them. In the comic strip, they…

Reaction Paper on Waiting for Superman Analysis


Words: 4436 (18 pages)

Waiting for “Superman” a film directed by Davis Guggenheim Anthony, a fifth-grade student hoping to win a spot at the SEED charter boarding school in Washington, D. C. ; from Davis Guggenheim’s documentary Waiting for ‘Superman’ Ordinarily, documentaries about education attract little attention, and seldom, if ever, reach neighborhood movie theaters. Davis Guggenheim’s Waiting for…

Marvel Comics Research Paper


Words: 1044 (5 pages)

In October 1939, the world required heroes. Hitler had recently attacked Poland. Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand had proclaimed war. The US remained unbiased – but it was already taking the first steps towards the Manhattan Project and the making of the nuclear bomb. As Nazi Germany’s shadow fell over Europe, it appeared the…

Summary of “Superman and Me”


Words: 252 (2 pages)

The story Superman and me was written by Sherman Alexie. This short story is about the Sherman Alexie’s life as an Indian boy living on the Spokane Indian Reserve in eastern Washington State and how reading and writing greatly affected his life. This shorts story describes the young Indian boy’s fascination with literature, his intelligence…

Analysis of Autobiography “Superman and Me”


Words: 912 (4 pages)

Superman and Me Pronouns In the autobiography “Superman and Me,” Alexie uses an interesting strategy to show how his position has changed in the society as a “smart,” “arrogant,” and “lucky” Indian. He uses the strategy of shifting pronouns to show that he was an outlier, very different from the rest of his peers, and…

Superman and me Essay

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Words: 939 (4 pages)

In Sherman Alexie’s essay, Superman and Me, he uses repetition and extended metaphors to transition from a personal to social level as he illustrates his poor childhood, and how reading saves his and others lives. The essay is introduced with the Superman comic books that taught Alexie how to read. He uses the repetition of…

“Superman and Me” and “Daughter of Invention” Analysis



Words: 427 (2 pages)

In the short story, Superman and Me, the author Sherman Alexie writes, “I loved those books, but I also knew that love had only one purpose. I was trying to save my life” (Alexie 6). As a young Indian boy living on the Spokane Indian Reservation, Alexie is “expected to be stupid” (Alexie 5). However,…

Superman vs Batman



Words: 760 (4 pages)

Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. No, it’s Superman. No. Wait. MaybeMetropolis and Gotham city each have their own unique super heroes that savethem daily from evil villains trying to take over the world. Both superheroes have beenquite successful over the years in doing so Batman and Superman. Two…

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