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S: SUMMER 2011

BC: Santa Barbara 2011 | images sources

FC: 2011

1: The Best Summer! | Hello,everyone! My name is Xiaoting Ma

2: I come from China.

3: Myrtle Beach 2011 | I like to travel and cook.

4: I don't like smoking and it makes me feel uncomfortable.

5: Summer is my favorite season.

6: I prefer to travel during my vacation.

7: I have been to Settle and Portland.

8: My favorite movie is "Hachi" because it really moves me

9: IN THE SUN | I like English song very much and the Green Day is my favorite band.

10: hanging out | I want to improve my English ability, so I choose to come to the University of Oregon's American English Institute.

11: I will study Business after my studying at the AEI, and I will help my parents do family business after I graduate from the UO

12: Best Friends

13: Novel informations Title: Gulliver's Travels Author: Jonathan Swift time: in 1726

14: Santa Barbara 2011 | images sources http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/royalty-free/42-31179340/woman-walking-in-water-at-beach?popup=1 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Gulliver%27s+travels&hl=zh-CN&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=ko_ http://www.google.com/imgres?q=%E8%8B%B1%E8%AF%AD&um=1&hl=zh-CN&sa=N&tbm=isch&tbnid=dsy- http://www.google.com/imgres?q=summer&um=1&hl=zh-CN&tbm=isch&tbnid=CohkVLGK3WcDMM:&imgrefurl=http://www.designcontest.com/blog/summer-photography-t8&page=1&tbnh=109&tbnw=147&start=0&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&tx=77&ty=49&biw=1370&bih=588

15: SUMMER OF LOVE | http://image.baidu.com/i?ct=503316480&z=&tn=baiduimagedetail&word=greenday&in=5981&cl=2&lm=-1&st=-1 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=business&hl=zh-CN&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=_ASaoWAZBewCUM:&imgrefurl http://image.baidu.com/i?ct=503316480&z=0&tn=baiduimagedetail&word=%D6%D0%B9%FA&in=30610&cl=2&lm=-1&st=-1&pn=0&rn=1&di=39703446588&ln=2000&fr=&fm=index&fmq=1327924394574_R&ic=&s=0&se=&sme=0&tab=&width=&height=& http://image.baidu.com/i?ct=503316480&z=&tn=baiduimagedetail&word=%D0%A7%D6%D2%C8%AE%B0%CB%B9%AB&in=29539&cl=2&lm=-1&st=-1&pn=2&rn=1&di=28578829530&ln=52&fr=&fm=result&fmq=1321&di28578829530&objURLhttp%3A%2F%2Fimg.bimg.126.net%

16: Gulliver‘s travel

17: The main characters: The main character's name is Gulliver, he was born in England. At first, he was a doctor, but the low salary made him have to voyage with the captain far away from his family members. In the novel, he was a adventuresome and intelligent man. He had been to 4 different countries and met many enigmatical circs and people, at last, his life was changed by the last time's travel.

18: SUMMER OF LOVE | My favorite character: My favorite character is a virtuous girl. When Gulliver got to the Brobdingnag, he was caught by a farmer, because he is much smaller than this country's people, the farmer use him to get a lot of money, but never care about his health. Fortunately, the farmer had a daughter who was named Glenda Clifford red. She was so kind that she takes care of and protects Gulliver very well.

19: Chris and Melissa | I don't like Glenda's father at all, because he was a grim and avaricious man. He only wants to get money from Gulliver, but never care about his life.

20: Hawaii | image sources http://www.google.com/imgres?q=gulliver%27s+travels&hl=zh-CN&sa=X&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsb&tbnid=SC_fj_nLovTNnM:&imgrefurl=http://northshorekid.com/event/gullivers-travels-1939&docid=FTnPYZi3IzJg3M&imgurl http://www.google.com/imgres?q=gulliver%27s+travels&hl=zh-CN&sa=X&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsb&tbnid=RKAwiZeOUgmwrM:&imgrefurl=http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17157/17157-h/17157-h.htm&docid=oTFq5FYZrk4ygM&itg=1&imgurl= http://www.google.com/imgres?q=gulliver%27s+travels+flying+island&hl=zh-CN&tbm=isch&tbnid=KQooliGfB38mfM:&imgrefurl=http://inkweaver-review.blogspot.com/2009/05/gullivers-travels-by-jonathan-swift.html&docid=GI6okqluj92XrM&imgurl=

21: 1. What specific themes did the author emphasize throughout the novel? The novel “Gulliver's travel” was written by England author: Jonathan Swift. Jonathan Swift was famous for this novel, because this novel was a satire. The author through four fantastic and unreal travels to reveal the social reality of England at the time. The author wants to emphasize specific themes throughout the novel that is the British Empire's darkness of the political and sinister human sinister.

22: 2. What do you think he or she is trying to get across to the reader? The author used the character's four times’ story to allude his themes to readers. The character has been to four different countries, and met many fantastic people and things. Therefore the author through compare stories with the social reality to get across to readers. For example: the character has been a country which is named Madurodam, this country often fight with another country. Even though, the character helped the king defeat another country, the king still planed to kill him because one minister's conspiracy. The author used this country's minister to insinuate the British politicians always intrigue against each other. he used the hint and parable to show his true themes.

23: 3. How do characters change or evolve throughout the course of the story? What events trigger such changes? At first, the character love and miss his family very much when he traveled far away from his family. But his fourth time's travel has changed his whole life. The forth time, Gulliver has been to a country which is named Houyhnhnms. In this country he lived together with a horse which have intelligence and control the all of the island. Here were another species is called Yaboos, they are horse's servants and looked like human beings. Gulliver always talked to the house and the horse's high-minded character made him hate the human beings like he hated the Yaboos. At last, he didn't want to go back his country at all, because he could not stop himself to hate human being even his wife and daughter, he had to use his whole life to miss Houyhnhnms and hate human beings.

24: image sources http://www.google.com/imgres?q=jonathan+swift&num=10&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=584&tbm=isch&tbnid=l2qELzVueSReDM:&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Swift&docid=6wrKchiz54vfQM&imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4b/Jonathan_Swift_by_Charles_Jervas_detail.jpg/250px-Jonathan_Swift_by_Charles_Jervas_detail.jpg&w=250&h=281&ei=TEJUT8iqIqPKiQKXwb2fDw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=131&vpy=201&dur=446&hovh=179&hovw=165&tx=84&ty=121&sig=110250045700430277425&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=179&tbnw=165&start=0&ndsp=13&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Houyhnhnms&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=584&tbm=isch&tbnid=y3Z8tpGTwjLlYM:&imgrefurl=http://4umi.com/swift/gulliver/houyhnhnm/2&docid=SsKPc0A-WZXdGM&imgurl=http://4umi.com/image/book/swift/gulliver-winter-houyhnhnm-yahoos.jpg&w=334&h=510&ei=skJUT7OPMaabiQK51am0Bg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=112&vpy=164&dur=463&hovh=278&hovw=182&tx=87&ty=152&sig=110250045700430277425&page=1&tbnh=175&tbnw=125&start=0&ndsp=12&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Gulliver%E2%80%99s+travel&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=584&tbm=isch&tbnid=FapsqBQOeqUWqM:&imgrefurl=http://nishitak.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/gullivers-travels-a-book-review/&docid=aF2I187i6YTG7M&imgurl=http://nishitak.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/001_gullivers_travels.jpg&w=425&h=638&ei=ZkNUT_eUGoWFiAKFhLG1Bg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=235&vpy=32&dur=2645&hovh=275&hovw=183&tx=93&ty=161&sig=110250045700430277425&page=2&tbnh=131&tbnw=87&start=23&ndsp=31&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:23

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