In 2008, I read John Byrne’s wonderful book, The Whiz Kids: Ten Founding Fathers of American Business - and the Legacy They Left Us. (John is perhaps best known for his later biography of Jack Welch, Jack: Straight from the Gut.)This is basically just a brief summary of the book with a few original thoughts and some notes from other sources added.
Summary The narrator, Melody Brooks, opens the novel by commenting on how she has always been surrounded by words. She lists a number of unconnected words—including pomegranate, iridescent, sneeze, wish, worry—and notes that such words, each as unique as a snowflake, have piled up deep within her.
In essence, she uses the leading metaphor entailing Bradstreet and her book to the association of a caring mother and her kid so as to demonstrate the complicated attitude of the author, which changes in the entire process of the work.The plague of frogs causes a serious problem for protagonist Simon Gray, a computer whiz who is driving his Honda on the night the frogs descend on Bellehaven. He doesn’t see the frogs and hits them, causing a thick slick of their blood and slime to spread across the road, causing him to lose control of the car.Out of My Mind Summary and Study Guide. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Study Guide of “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.
Dorothy is a 24-year-old kindergarten teacher from Harlem, who along with her dog Toto are lost in a snowstorm on the night of Thanksgiving and end up in the Land of Oz, which looks like a strangly surreal verison of New York City. Dorothy learns the only way she can get home is to ease on down the road to see the Wiz.Read More
The character of Khattam Shud is an evil powerful figure who is against all use of expression and language. He has waged war on the Gups who tend the Sea of Stories and foster imagination and creativity. His menacing reputation is given a dark context in the novel. “Khattam Shud is the enemy of all stories, even of language itself.Read More
How many questions are the Whiz Kids teams asked in round one of the competition in Chapter 24?. What is the subject of the essay that Mrs. V entered into a contest at the bookstore in Chapter 13? Why fish are important in our world ecology. What color is the small trophy on Mr. Dimming's desk in Chapter 32?. The Wave Overall chapter.Read More
He analyzed on the Greek history scientifically who were considered as whiz kids that time. He found out that Greeks took inspiration from there antique civilizations first. Pythagoras was a student in Egypt became the father of mathematics by inventing a theorem there.Read More
LeMay used the more derogatory term “Whiz Kids.” These were people who had either no military experience on the ground whatsoever or, at the most, two or three years in lower ranks. In LeMay’s mind, this limited background could never match the combined experience that the Joint Chiefs brought to the table.Read More
Bradbury takes on the world from a kid's point of view in this novel. Many of the supernatural horrors that Will experiences, for instance, can easily be chalked up to the play of shadows at night, as when he watches the train pull into town, or the magic acts of a professional traveling carnival, such as when Mr. Electrico is being zapped.Read More
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Comparative Essay While Daniel Keyes “Flowers for Algernon” protagonists search for identity is affected in a negative way by his environment, loss and symbolism, Khaled Hosseini’s “The kite Runner” protagonists true identity was created and shaped in a positive way by the same three aspects. These two novels contrast in all three key.Read More
Family that comes to America from another country is more family oriented than Americans are “Hispanic attachment to family is seen by many Americans, I think, as the reason why Hispanics don’t get ahead. But if Asians privately annoy us for being so family oriented, they are also stereotypically celebrated as the new “whiz kids” in school.Read More
Whiz Kid. Seriously, Burry gets into finance in the first place because he hates the human aspect of his job as a neurologist. On the one hand, that alone is evidence of his prodigious intelligence: he becomes a brain doctor not because he's interested in the subject, but because he finds it easy. Yup. Really.Read More