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Spankytwo
09-25-2008, 03:50
Kay guyz, i need to do a report of this book, due for Friday. I didnt read it, because it looks gay. I heard it was about a retarded guy and his lover or something.

I need help, please.

TubeSock
09-25-2008, 03:51
Oh man that sounds interesting.

Brb library.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 03:52
go to sparknotes

Surly
09-25-2008, 03:53
Tell your teacher to fuck off.

alfaroverall
09-25-2008, 03:53
Fail. Read your damn assignments or work in a burger joint.

Jezrith
09-25-2008, 03:54
Kay guyz, i need to do a report of this book, due for Friday. I didnt read it, because it looks gay. I heard it was about a retarded guy and his lover or something.

I need help, please.

I see another Canadian is well on their way to being on the dole. Grats Canada!

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 03:54
Kay guyz, i need to do a report of this book, due for Friday. I didnt read it, because it looks gay. I heard it was about a retarded guy and his lover or something.

I need help, please.

You're right. The retarded guy reaaalllllyyy likes hamster stuffing. The only problem is that it usually kills the hamster. His lover reaaaallllyyy loves hamsters, so she kills the retarded guy (her lover) in an act of mercy, cause he can't really control when he does that.

The moral quandry your english teacher wants you to write about is whether or not she does the right thing by killing him (to save the hamsters he would have continued to kill).

EDIT: you sound like you kinda suck, so your teacher will probably be REALLY impressed if you parallel (compare) the oldguy and his dog, who he kills to put out of its misery cause the dog is super old too even though it is his best friend, with the hawt lady (george, everyone calls her by her last name) who kills her retarded, hamster-stuffing lover (lenny).

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 03:54
Canadian excellence at work.

Kiat
09-25-2008, 03:56
Alright, the idea behind the book is that nature plays the role of the disguised freedom, in this case, the forest. Hester has to wear the scarlet A to signify that the sin was for her to bear alone; not Pearl or Arthur Dimmesdale.

Your welcome. :P

TubeSock
09-25-2008, 03:57
Canadian excellence at work.

He's from Kenora. Small towns bring the rest of the country down.

Lioness
09-25-2008, 03:57
Alright, the idea behind the book is that nature plays the role of the disguised freedom, in this case, the forest. Hester has to wear the scarlet A to signify that the sin was for her to bear alone; not Pearl or Arthur Dimmesdale.

Your welcome. :P

I don't think we read the same book...

Anyways, just google "summary of mice and men by [author here]". Done.

Signus
09-25-2008, 03:58
Kay guyz, i need to do a report of this book, due for Friday. I didnt read it, because it looks gay. I heard it was about a retarded guy and his lover or something.

I need help, please.

...Dude, its a fucking small book. A really small book. And it gets quoted in Lost. Its quality. Its not too bad honestly. About a retarded guy and his friend/caretaker trying to not fuck up their lives. But, since its American literature, its depressing.

But honestly, fuck off, its one of the shortest books they ever forced me to read, don't be a douche and go read it.



Alright, the idea behind the book is that nature plays the role of the disguised freedom, in this case, the forest. Hester has to wear the scarlet A to signify that the sin was for her to bear alone; not Pearl or Arthur Dimmesdale.

Your welcome. :P


I actually liked that book... Was fun to pull apart the paragraph long sentences for the hidden meaning.

Tzacharu
09-25-2008, 03:58
According to your sig, you are trolling.

Thus I will ignore you.

lastpatagonian
09-25-2008, 03:59
you could always go rent the movie

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 03:59
...Dude, its a fucking small book. A really small book. And it gets quoted in Lost. Its quality. Its not too bad honestly. About a retarded guy and his friend/caretaker trying to not fuck up their lives. But, since its American literature, its depressing.

But honestly, fuck off, its one of the shortest books they ever forced me to read, don't be a douche and go read it.


I actually liked that book... Was fun to pull apart the paragraph long sentences for the hidden meaning.


He's too busy trying to invent things and be the next great Canadian inventor.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:00
you could always go rent the movie

It has John Malkovitch.

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:01
Isn't that book meant for freshmen year of highschool or earlier then that?

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:02
I didnt get it freshman year, maybe canada is different though

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:03
Isn't that book meant for freshmen year of highschool or earlier then that?

They make you read THAT book in schools now? Oh god.... I was reccomended that book by a friend... It was horrible...

Why must they always choose the most boring books as school requirements? Lol.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:07
Seriously though, sparknotes, its a website, teachers hate it because no one reads books anymore because of it.

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:07
Yeah I distinctly remember having to read it when I was in the 8th grade, and then to make it more fun we got to compare the book to the movie at the end.

Shit sucked.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:08
I read it 3 times in 3 different schools. Same with diary of Anne Frank. 2 times with Night by Elie Weisel, and The Stranger.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:09
They make you read THAT book in schools now? Oh god.... I was reccomended that book by a friend... It was horrible...

Why must they always choose the most boring books as school requirements? Lol.

Wait, are you still talking about of mice and men? Because it is pretty short (not much time to get boring) and doesn't read like a discourse or anything.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:11
Wait, are you still talking about of mice and men? Because it is pretty short (not much time to get boring) and doesn't read like a discourse or anything.

He's got that short of an attention span.

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:12
Wait, are you still talking about of mice and men? Because it is pretty short (not much time to get boring) and doesn't read like a discourse or anything.

I can't stand the distinct southern dialect. And the book's premise is horrible...

A guy and his retarded friend get tossed out of a town and go look for work.

Add drama.

Add dead animals and dead retard.

End book.


He's...

Really? Am I going to have to deal with MORE of these no-women-on-the-internet retards?

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:12
I read it 3 times in 3 different schools. Same with diary of Anne Frank. 2 times with Night by Elie Weisel, and The Stranger.

Yeah they just select a bunch of bull shit books to try and teach the stupid kids morals and values. Personally, I always wished that we would start reading some Dostoevsky, Huxley, or even Orwell (yeah we didn't even read Animal Farm in school). It was always the same trash about the jews, about the slaves, about the womens rights, blah blah blah.
I guess it's my fault for expecting so much for public education...

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:16
Yeah they just select a bunch of bull shit books to try and teach the stupid kids morals and values. Personally, I always wished that we would start reading some Dostoevsky, Huxley, or even Orwell (yeah we didn't even read Animal Farm in school). It was always the same trash about the jews, about the slaves, about the womens rights, blah blah blah.
I guess it's my fault for expecting so much for public education...

The curriculum is designed mainly to promote nationalistic American values in the students, and a socialist/communistic agenda. That's why Animal farm and 1984 will never make it into the classroom.

I read and did a 10 page report on Animal Farm in high school, as a book of choice.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:18
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/micemen/

this is all you need

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:20
Really? Am I going to have to deal with MORE of these no-women-on-the-internet retards?

I wasn't referring to you, sweetheart...

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:22
I wasn't referring to you, sweetheart...

Then why did you say "he's" when quoting a person who was quoting me?

/confused.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:24
Then why did you say "he's" when quoting a person who was quoting me?

/confused.

The person I quoted was quoting the OP, to which I was referring to.

Rhambo
09-25-2008, 04:25
The curriculum is designed mainly to promote nationalistic American values in the students, and a socialist/communistic agenda. That's why Animal farm and 1984 will never make it into the classroom.

I read and did a 10 page report on Animal Farm in high school, as a book of choice.


Sorry but you are way off. Last year we read, literally, both of those books in class as a part of the curriculum. In fact, every honors level lit student had to read both of them, I don't know about the normal or AP people.

Edit: Oh and I did a 1-hour presentation on Animal Farm. I thought it was really interesting to read, btw.

Reikson
09-25-2008, 04:25
Why must they always choose the most boring books as school requirements? Lol.

To Kill a Mockingbird, Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow and Grendel were not that bad.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:28
Sorry but you are way off. Last year we read, literally, both of those books in class as a part of the curriculum. In fact, every honors level lit student had to read both of them, I don't know about the normal or AP people.

Edit: Oh and I did a 1-hour presentation on Animal Farm. I thought it was really interesting to read, btw.

In what class?

Edit: Oh lit eh. Was this in a public school?

Kietharr
09-25-2008, 04:28
Kay guyz, i need to do a report of this book, due for Friday. I didnt read it, because it looks gay. I heard it was about a retarded guy and his lover or something.

I need help, please.

maybe try reading a book and actually bettering yourself rather than having people on the internets tell you how it ended? I know you frostbacks can be a bit slow but if you take it a page at a time you can probably read it.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:29
The curriculum is designed mainly to promote nationalistic American values in the students, and a socialist/communistic agenda. That's why Animal farm and 1984 will never make it into the classroom.

I read and did a 10 page report on Animal Farm in high school, as a book of choice.

I read animal farm and 1984 for highschool. both required. Of Mice and Men too.

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:29
The person I quoted was quoting the OP, to which I was referring to.

Nuh-huh he was talking to me... He even quoted me!

Okay either I'm wrong and making myself look REALLY stupid or you're drunk.


To Kill a Mockingbird, Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow and Grendel were not that bad.

All I remember from high school reading requirements was Shakespeare...

Romeo and Juliet SUCKED, Hamlet was okay, and A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of my all-time favorites.

rockyraccoon
09-25-2008, 04:30
there's bound to be some general discussioners at your school who can do it for you. look for them at the math club or something.

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:30
maybe try reading a book and actually bettering yourself rather than having people on the internets tell you how it ended? I know you frostbacks can be a bit slow but if you take it a page at a time you can probably read it.

Damn, these days they have audio books for those types of people.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:30
I had to read Hotzone sophomore year,that was a crazy messed up book, good but messed up. Reading about how a persons insides have been liquified and then eject out of every orifice is.... a tad disturbing

Metal Wolf
09-25-2008, 04:32
Hahahaha, book reports lol.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:33
I read animal farm and 1984 for highschool. both required. Of Mice and Men too.

Maybe It's trendy now...

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:35
@ every person who says they read 1984 + animal farm in High school.

I guess it really depends on where you live.
I live in New York and all we ever read were plays by Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and a couple of other playwrites. Also a couple of short novels that I found to be poor pieces of work. I had to read Brave New World, Animal Farm, 1984, and all of that other good stuff on my own.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:36
Yeah they just select a bunch of bull shit books to try and teach the stupid kids morals and values. Personally, I always wished that we would start reading some Dostoevsky, Huxley, or even Orwell (yeah we didn't even read Animal Farm in school). It was always the same trash about the jews, about the slaves, about the womens rights, blah blah blah.
I guess it's my fault for expecting so much for public education...

Oh, really? Which moral or value does Of Mice and Men teach you?

The reason teachers select is because it is fucking easy to write about. They're trying to help you out / make it easier on you.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:37
@ every person who says they read 1984 + animal farm in High school.

I guess it really depends on where you live.
I live in New York and all we ever read were plays by Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and a couple of other playwrites. Also a couple of short novels that I found to be poor pieces of work. I had to read Brave New World, Animal Farm, 1984, and all of that other good stuff on my own.

Geography probably plays a role. Even if certain schools do read it, what I said about the curriculum trying to instill American nationalist values and socialist values is still true.

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:38
Oh, really? Which moral or value does Of Mice and Men teach you?

The reason teachers select is because it is fucking easy to write about. They're trying to help you out / make it easier on you.

I would find it much more easy to read and write about a fantasy/sci-fi/mystery book.

And, in all honesty, the board randomly picks books from the award-winning books of old times... It truly has nothing to do with content.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:39
Maybe It's trendy now...

I graduated in 98.

Wickfield
09-25-2008, 04:39
I read animal farm and 1984 for highschool. both required. Of Mice and Men too.

Same...

1984 is a great read, OMaM and the grapes of wrath are good books too.

Idk why I'm posting in this thread. The op is consistently a troll, and we've had arguments before...


+1

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:39
Geography probably plays a role. Even if certain schools do read it, what I said about the curriculum trying to instill American nationalist values and socialist values is still true.

Well yeah that's obvious. I don't remember ever having a history teacher who wasn't a Pro-American nut.

You're obviously not going to have to right a paper on The Communist Manifesto in Highschool. After all, thinking is dangerous.


Oh, really? Which moral or value does Of Mice and Men teach you?

The reason teachers select is because it is fucking easy to write about. They're trying to help you out / make it easier on you.

Ok, I don't want a break. I actually wanted to be challenged by school. Big fucking surprise I know. When I said morals and values I was leaning more towards the required reading and re-reading of books like Night.
Torture me to within an inch of my life and I will still not understand why any teacher would want to give us a break. We're there to learn, they're there to teach. It's pointless reading a book that doesn't teach you any new vocabulary, and has no deep meaning to it.

TL;DR fuck you.

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:40
I graduated in 98.

Haha, you're old.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:42
You're obviously not going to have to right a paper on The Communist Manifesto in Highschool. After all, thinking is dangerous.

I had to read that too. I was honors english/government.

We read Once and Future King too. I wrote a paper about all of the governments that Wart tries out at Merlin's behest when he is transforming him into various animals.

fish = monarchists (big fish = king, etc)
ants = communists (can't think for themselves, etc.)
hawks = militaristic society
geese = socialists, taking turns looking out and eating, taking turns leading the V in flight.
I'm probably forgetting one or moar, but you get the idea.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:43
I gave the OP a link directly to what he needed, but not so much as a thank you.....

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:43
I had to read that too.

Report about how great communism is? :rolleyes:

Lioness
09-25-2008, 04:43
I gave the OP a link directly to what he needed, but not so much as a thank you.....

I believe he died due to excess amounts of fail.

TubeSock
09-25-2008, 04:45
@ every person who says they read 1984 + animal farm in High school.

I guess it really depends on where you live.
I live in New York and all we ever read were plays by Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and a couple of other playwrites. Also a couple of short novels that I found to be poor pieces of work. I had to read Brave New World, Animal Farm, 1984, and all of that other good stuff on my own.

Every individual school teaches differently.

Jezrith
09-25-2008, 04:45
You're obviously not going to have to right a paper on The Communist Manifesto in Highschool. After all, thinking is dangerous.

Yeah, that is pretty fail. I think if more people would actually read Marx and Engles they would stop saying "Communism is great on paper but doesn't work in reality." They might finally understand it's awful on paper too.

Killuminati
09-25-2008, 04:45
you could always go rent the movie

This is actually true if you are that fucking lazy to read a book. Jesus, you are a freshman reading your first assigned book in english...nice start.

IthroZada
09-25-2008, 04:46
I believe he died due to excess amounts of fail.

Well i sincerely hope that my act of kindness changed his bitter view of america, right before he died that is

Gloomrender
09-25-2008, 04:48
Yeah, that is pretty fail. I think if more people would actually read Marx and Engles they would stop saying "Communism is great on paper but doesn't work in reality." They might finally understand it's awful on paper too.

Nah. They don't have your perspective to know how bad it is. The politically uninitiated always find Marxism appealing.

Mulambo
09-25-2008, 04:49
Report about how great communism is? :rolleyes:
Naw

Yeah, that is pretty fail. I think if more people would actually read Marx and Engles they would stop saying "Communism is great on paper but doesn't work in reality." They might finally understand it's awful on paper too.
it was moar like this. It's definitely different on paper, but it isn't great. It can really only work in a small community. That was my position, anyway.

Kaz*
09-25-2008, 04:50
I had to read that too. I was honors english/government.

Well shit, I don't know where you went to school, but it sounds pretty damn nice to me.


Every individual school teaches differently.

Not really the case in New York. They basically choose a list of books that have to be read each year. Although some schools get to edit that list, most of them have the same damn list.


Yeah, that is pretty fail. I think if more people would actually read Marx and Engles they would stop saying "Communism is great on paper but doesn't work in reality." They might finally understand it's awful on paper too.
That wasn't exactly my point, but ok...

Hackapell
09-25-2008, 04:51
Spend more time doing your home work and less time Forumfailing.