Free Essays on Aunt Ida

  1. Comparing and Contrasting Aunt Ida with Christing in A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris

    Michael Dorris the differences and similarities between Aunt Ida and Christine added to the overall effectiveness of this work and the imagery of a braid. In order to achieve this effect, Michael Dorris uses three different points of view; Christine's, Aunt Ida's, and Rayona's. Michael Dorris also uses diction...

  2. The Thief Lord

    Lord Author: Cornelia Funke Kind of Book: Historical fiction Characters: Bo, Prosper, Scipio (Thief Lord), Victor Getz, Ida Spavento, Barbarossa, Conte, Morosina, Aunt Esther, Uncle Max, Hornet, Riccio, Mosca, Dottor Massimo, and other servants and animals. Summary: The Thief Lord...

  3. The Myth of the Model American Family

    and Sarkisian attempt to examine extended families ties between different racial groups.And in Roger Jack’s “An Indian Story “ and Melvin Dixon’s “Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt”, issues affecting families were they are black and latino and presented through the views of individuals in a non-traditional set-up...

  4. A Yellow Raft in Blue Water

    Michael Dorris divides the novel A Yellow Raft in Blue Water into three sections narrated by three different Native American women: Rayona, Christine, and Ida. First introduced is teen-aged Rayona, whose mother Christine is dying of too much drinking and high living. Rayona was abandoned by her mother and had...

  5. A Yellow Raft in Blue Water

    back. In Michael Dorris’s novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Ida is a girl who entrusts in her young Aunt Clara with secrets from school to boys. When Clara reveals Ida’s hope about Willard Pretty Dog, the trust is broken; despite this, Ida still helps Clara and also creates herself a new certitude through...

  6. Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells: Courageous Success Introduction The Harlem Renaissance was a time period that began after World War I and lasted until the middle of the 1930’s depression, this era refers to a time of written and artistic creativity among African Americans. During this movement creativity was brought...

  7. The Thief Lord Summary

    Cornelia. The Thief Lord. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2000. 345 Reading Assignment A3. The Thief Lord is about two brothers, who live with their aunt and uncle. When Esther and Max want to adopt Bo after their mother's death so the boys decide to run away to Venice, Italy. The boys arrive in Venice...

  8. Harmony at Home: The Myth of the Model American Family

    The poem “Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt” by Melvin Dixon is about a geriatric lady named Ida that makes a quilt for a boy named Junie who died from AVAILS. She acquires many different pieces of his apparel that denotes him and makes it into a quilt. This poem shows a bond between nephew and aunt. Every family...

  9. The Beginning Phase

    I graduated Ida High School in Ida, Michigan in June 2003. I played on the school’s football and baseball program. This helped define many of the skills I use today. It molded me into a highly competitive person, as well as showing the hard work I needed to accomplish to be successful in everything that...

  10. Chuck

    Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862 in she died on March 25, 1931. Ida B. Well parents were a slave she was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in she died in Chicago, Illinois. She was an African-American journalist, newspapers editor with her husband James. Her father was James Wells he was a carpenter...

  11. An Analysis Of "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" by Micheal Dorris

    work." This quotation from Thomas Edison is an excellent representation of the three narrators in Michael Dorris' novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water. Ida, Rayona, and Christine have the most complicated lives, and yet they still fight for a better way of life. Through many unique and interesting techniques...

  12. Divine Wind

    things that occur in the forthcoming events, the is Michel who’s his father and a major pearling master in Broome his young sister Alice and his mother Ida, who is originally from London, and also Misty the young Japanese girl, that Hartley is in love with throughout the novel. These are the characters...

  13. sammis imformal

    loved them both and he knew that they loved him. Both of his parents have been together for as long as he can remember, and his Aunt Helen lived with the family also. He held Aunt Helen very near and dear to his heart, because she loved him and paid a love of attention to him. But she passed away in a...

  14. Nxnx

    Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt by Melvin Dixon They brought me some of his clothes. The hospital gown. Those too-tight dungarees, his blue choir robe with the gold sash. How that boy could sing! His favorite color in a necktie. A Sunday shirt. What I’m gonna do with all this stuff? I can remember Junie...

  15. Rewrite the Divine Wind

    you all in danger,’ he signed. ‘Sorry Zeke, sorry, son.’ I make a wrong decision. I grew alarmed. Will we going to die? Then the wind dropped. The IDA PENROSE continues to pitch and yaw strongly, it was like it was going to break it to half, but the howling was gone from our ears. We were in the windless...

  16. YRBW Final Draft

    serves as a symbol of happiness, whereas the water is a symbol for the obstacles that stand in the way of reaching this happiness. Rayona, Christine, and Ida are all striving to reach this happiness, but face many obstacles throughout their life that hinder their individual paths towards happiness. For example...

  17. Wcr

    American children’s author, as a springboard. The lives of Ella Baker, Mary McLeod Bethune, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida Wells-Barnett lend themselves for study. The parameters for the unit will be narrowed by my role as a library media specialist, the age of the children...

  18. Ida B Wells Anti Lynching Campaign

    Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Campaign Ida B. Wells was a well-established journalist who lived during the late 19th century and the early 20th century. She was born in Mississippi in 1862 to James and Elizabeth Wells, who were enslaved until the Emancipation Proclamation. When Ida was 16, both of...

  19. Doubt

    2/22/14 black History Month Project: Ida B. Wells QUICK FACTS * NAME: Ida B. Wells * OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, Journalist * BIRTH DATE: July 16, 1862 * DEATH DATE: March 25, 1931 * DID YOU KNOW?: Ida B. Wells was one of the first American women to...

  20. Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells Biography Ida B. Wells was born a slave in 1862 in Holly Springs, Missouri. She is the oldest daughter of James and Lizzie Wells. The Wells family along with all other slaves were freed six months after Ida’s birth thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. The Wells family received lots...

  21. Ant-Lynching

    rights and “help keep them in their place”. Anti-lynching activists had many different ideas on how to resolve this problem. Two such activists were Ida Wells and Booker T. Washington. Their ideas were similar yet different. They both thought that Afro-Americans should help themselves, yet had different...

  22. An essay about the comparision of two novels with intertextual links.

    Whilst Children Of The River deals with the story of Sundara Sovaan, an escapee of the Communist war in Cambodia, and her new life in America with her aunt and uncle. These two novels are appropriate to compare because although the themes in both novels may be conveyed in different ways and in a different...

  23. Book Review a Daughter of Han

    of a Chinese Working Woman, Ida Pruitt Carol De Leon April 4, 2006 Historical Methods 2003.005 Death is one of the main reoccurring themes in the book The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman by Ida Pruitt. Death is a catalyst...

  24. lives of girls and women

    religion and society addressing the deep complexities of finding one’s place and true identity. Munro uses throughout the two short stories, Princess Ida and Heirs of the Living Body, a thematic metaphor creating a depth and complexity within the “ordinary” mother. Through Munro’s characterization and...

  25. niaggara

    Call", was released. This statement reiterated the treatment of the black race since 1865. Many notable figures in history signed "The Call" , e.g., Ida Wells Barnett, Jane Adams, W.E.B. DuBois and John Dewey. In a matter of two months, another conference was held. As a result of that conference,...

  26. The Women in Duddy’s Life

    with anger and wild outbursts. Duddy might be keeping her by her side because she probably looks or talks like his mother in a way. Example duddy Aunt Ida said in the novel that he is trying to find someone like his mother. Duddy learned important information about women kind from Yvette through the...

  27. Eulogy on the Life of James Stanley Beckford

    era. He was the fifth of six children who redeceased him, except for earl who reside in England. The deceased is the father of Cordinal, auline, Ida, Sharon, Delroy and James Beckford, Junior but a father to many. No one would be able to understand and to be acquianted with death. So on Monday...

  28. She's No Angel

    small straight nose and dark eyes that were a swirling mix of blue and stormy gray with a nice pair of legs. Who was outwit by her two almost crazy aunts, when she visited them on Trouble, Pennsylvania just like what she promised her father, dumps her on the middle of nowhere barefooted and steals her...

  29. Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells was a newspaper editor, a journalist, suffragist, women's rights advocate, and speaker who lead the crusade for justice against lynching. She was born on July 16, 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Ida was born a month before the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation that abolished slavery...

  30. Speech

    purpose of this speech is to inform my audience of sweet grass baskets; how they are made, and what they were used for. Introduction I. Ms. Ida, a woman of family values, and a woman that is deeply rooted in her culture said to me, “I have been making sweet grass baskets for over fifty years...