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Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am - Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am There are a million acts of kindness each day. Some young man gives a stranger a compliment, or a teacher brightens a students morning. But, in the world we live in today, these acts are rare to come by. In this short story Thank You, Ma’am, the boy, out of mysterious luck, gets taken in by the woman whom he was trying to steal a purse from. Her actions, following the incident towards the boy, may have seemed very kind and understanding, but the boy needs a more solid way of punishment....   [tags: Thank You, Ma’am] 710 words
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Neil Gaiman’s Going Wodwo and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland - Alice of Alice in Wonderland seeks to experience a new path of life in “a world of nonsense.” This idea relates to Neil Gaiman’s Going Wodwo, because both characters leave their ordinary life to gain the experience of “nonsense.” Alice, starting to become bored with her studies, begins to day dream of a world that is precisely the opposite of the time she was living in, the Victorian era. During the journeys of Alice and the Wodwo, both experience three key settings: escape from their world, the search for acceptance in the new world, and the hardships of finding their way home....   [tags: Going Wodwo, Alice in Wonderland]
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Morality in O’Brien’s Going After Cacciato - Morality in O’Brien’s Going After Cacciato            Going After Cacciato, by Tim O'Brien, is a book that presents many problems in understanding. Simply trying to figure out what is real and what is fantasy and where they combine can be quite a strain on the reader. Yet even more clouded and ambiguous are the larger moral questions raised in this book. There are many so-called "war crimes" or atrocities in this book, ranging from killing a water buffalo to fragging the commanding officer. Yet they are dealt with in an almost offhanded way....   [tags: Going After Cacciato Essays]
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Medical Beliefs of the Hmong People Depicted in the Book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - In Hmong’s, they have their own traditional beliefs in which they hardly ever alter due to a different atmosphere. Some of the Hmong beliefs are they prefer traditional medicine, are culturally active, host ritual ceremonies, and are spirituality influenced. In the book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, refers to the Hmong culture and their beliefs on medicine while their baby Lia Lee, is suffering from epilepsy in which they have a hard decision. Traditional Hmong’s have their own medicinal beliefs which they obey prior to obtaining Western medicine....   [tags: The Spirit catches you and you Fall Down] 1498 words
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Childhood Influences Our Future Decisions, as Seen in “Thank you, Ma’m” by Langston Hughes and “Spilled Salt” by Barbara Neely - Certain factors in a person’s childhood can influence the decision that a person makes. These factors are likely very significant and can change the perspectives of different people. Langston Hughes, the writer of Thank You M’am, and Barbara Neely, the writer of Spilled Salt, both use various literary techniques to convey to the theme of childhood having an influence on a person’s behavior and decisions. These techniques allow the authors to present this theme more successfully through the use of sympathy, humor, and character....   [tags: childhood, poetry, Thank you, Ma’m, Langston Hughe] 783 words
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Going towards the Legalization of Narcotics - ... This would be very efficient because the government is in a lot of debt. When people get arrested they have to go to court, that also costs a lot of money. “Second, legalization saves prosecutorial, judicial, and incarceration expenses -- these savings are minimal in the case of decriminalization. (Ghosh 1). Many crimes are drug related and it would free up the courts. Overall, a lot of money would be saved if all drugs were legalized. Overcrowding in prisons is an on going problem. “Prison is intended to punish "real" criminals for their crimes, however, as you will see, the overcrowding is due mostly to drug offenders.” (Twelve reasons why drugs should be legalized)....   [tags: drug laws reformation] 720 words
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Personal Experience: Going to College - ... College gives you an opportunity to find a great job and in a career that you love. People with a college degree earn 74% more than people with just a high school diploma. The annual income for a college graduate is almost twice as more than a person with just a high school diploma. My dad always encourages me and says that going to college will help me get a nice stable job and I won’t be struggling with money and bills. People who don’t go to college often don’t know where there life is going or what to even do with it....   [tags: high school, costs, jobs] 730 words
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"Going Green" in the Workplace - Going green in the workplace is a new trend in business. In choosing to go green in the workplace you may be challenged by an elevated initial start-up costs, however savings earned from this investment will more than pay for those initial costs in the future. Many people see this as a controversial issue, and granted it does have its own unique set of pro and cons, but if a business makes careful choices going green can prove to be very rewarding. Companies are doing this to save money on energy expenses as well as deploying it as a means to help reduce the carbon foot-print they are leaving behind....   [tags: environment] 1453 words
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Going to the White Rabbit - The White Rabbit As I sit outside The White Rabbit and scan the crowd of concertgoers gathering along a wall adorned with a painting of Iggy Pop, my eyes fixate on a loner standing up against a wall. He is a young man with dark, shaggy hair that falls slightly over his eyes and is wearing black skinny jeans, a royal blue t-shirt, and black Converse sneakers. Every five to ten minutes, he shakes his head slightly so that his hair falls back to the left side of his face. With his hands shoved into the front pockets of his jeans, he is leaning against the wall as he stares at the ground....   [tags: personal narrative] 1702 words
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“The Going” - “The Going” by Thomas Hardy begins with the question ‘why’ a question which Hardy is asking as himself about the death of his wife. According to the footnotes this poem is written as eulogy to his first wife Emma, who died in 1912. Her death is sudden to him and he is questioning why he did not see it coming or if he missed any hints she could have given that would have pointed to her impending death. Her passing is described as happening quickly, calmly, and indifferent. Using the words ‘as if’ are key, because that is where he won’t admit that she would leave without telling him and he is protecting himself from having to outright call her indifferent....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 1565 words
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Going Green by Recycling - GOING GREEN BY RECYCLING Have you ever wanted to help the environment but you just didn’t know how. If you have, there are several easy ways that you can go green and still help the environment. What does it mean to “go green?” It means to make choices that reduce, minimize, or even attempt to reverse the negative impact of our actions on earth and its resources. Also, to find ways to preclude human actions that contribute to the extinction of rare plants, and animals. Going Green also means to recycle and find innovative ways to release the most common e-waste such as computers, televisions, telephones, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines....   [tags: Environment, Environmental] 752 words
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Going Green: Two choices - ... When asked this question, Larry Martin expressed the importance of shutting of faucets when not in use. “A leaky faucet can waste hundreds of gallons of water a year, shutting of the water when brushing your teeth, could save thousands”, stated Mr. Martin. Atmos Energy, one of Texas’s natural gas distributors stated in an article in Professional Services Close-Up four steps that could save you energy. Their first step was simple, clean your furnace filters monthly. “Furnaces consumes less energy if they “breathe” more easily” (Atmos 1)....   [tags: energy, electricity, products] 962 words
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Observations on Shakespeare's As You Like It - Observations on As You Like It As You Like It will be for many of you a rather difficult play to appreciate and interpret simply on the basis of a reading. The reasons for this are not difficult to ascertain. The play is, as I have observed, a pastoral comedy, that is, a comedy which involves a traditional literary style of moving sophisticated urban courtiers out into the countryside, where they have to deal with life in a very different manner from that of the aristocratic court....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays] 935 words
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Character of Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It - The Character of Touchstone in As You Like It As You Like It features, like so many of Shakespeare's plays, a professional clown, Touchstone, and it's worth paying some attention to his role for what it contributes towards establishing and maintaining the upbeat comic spirit of the play. For the jester is the constant commentator on what is going on. His humour, pointed or otherwise, thus inevitably contributes to the audience's awareness of what is happening, and the way in which other characters treat him is often a key indicator of their sensibilities....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays] 434 words
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Language of Love in Shakespeare's As You Like It - As You Like It is love:  The Language of Love               The most obvious concern of As You Like It is love, and particularly the attitudes and the language appropriate to young romantic love. This is obvious from the relationships between Orlando and Rosalind, Silvius and Phoebe, Touchstone and Audrey, and Celia and Oliver. The action of the play moves back and forth among these couples, inviting us to compare the different styles and to recognize from those comparisons some important facts about young love....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]
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Characters vs. Destiny in As You Like It -      Does life make people what they are, or is life what a person makes of it. This question has been asked time and time again, and is still being argued over time and time again. Whether the author knew it or not, Shakespeare explored this question in his play As You Like It through the characters of the play. Characters who, like so many of his others, display typical human natures. Shakepeare seems to have captured a spirit in all of his characters that is so true to life that almost anyone can relate in some way or another....   [tags: As You Like It Essays]
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Role Of Jaques in Shakespeare's As You Like It - Role Of Jaques in As You Like It The essentially healthy emotional intelligence of Rosalind and Orlando and their suitability for each other emerge from their separate encounters with Jaques (in some editions Jacques), the melancholy ex-courtier who is part of Duke Senior's troupe in the forest. Both Rosalind and Orlando take an instant dislike to Jaques (which is mutual). And in that dislike we are invited to see something vitally right about the two of them. For Jaques is, in effect, the opposite of everything Rosalind stands for....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays] 1032 words
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Going Back to College as a Single Mom - Going back to college after you have been out of school for quite a few years, had three children, been married, and divorced is a lot harder than I ever imagined. It takes hard work, dedication, and missing out on the little things previously taken for granted. I miss taking naps the most. I believe if you can tough it out through the worst days, you can finish school and provide a better life for your children and yourself. You need a lot of willpower and a large sense of humor. Set your alarm at least an hour before you really need to get out of the bed....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience] 1058 words
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How To Lower Homes Going Into Foreclosure - In my opinion, I think one way to lower so many homes going into foreclosure would be to have the mortgage companies lower the homeowner’s mortgage payments to an affordable price the homeowner can pay, especially if the homeowner has been paying their mortgage on time every month and then all of a sudden fell into rut and aren’t able to pay their monthly amount. I mean why not give your customers a break if they have been doing every thing in their power to pay their money on time and the full amount....   [tags: Economics] 977 words
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Running From the Sunset; Going East - ... He always left his packing to the last minute and this trip was no exception. He had just a few last minute preparations to take care of before we could get on the road that first day. A trip to his office to collect business papers was first on his list even though he seldom let a day go by when he didn’t go to his office after eating lunch out. Next he needed to get maps of our potential routes since it had slipped his mind for the preceding three months. This represented the height of procrastination since Dad had anything but a busy schedule....   [tags: personal narrative] 1476 words
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Finding Meaning and Purpose in Mitch Albom’s, The Five People You Meet In Heaven - “The Five People You Meet In Heaven” written by Mitch Albom tells about a man named Eddie and his experiences in life and in heaven. During his journey in heaven he meet five people. He learns how he has impacted the five lives while on earth. Eddie finds that his life did have true meaning and purpose. Prior to meeting the five people that he meets in heaven, he feels as if his life is worthless and has no meaning. Physically he is not in good shape, “His left knee, wounded in the war, was ruined by arthritis....   [tags: The Five People You Meet In Heaven]
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Shakespeare's As You Like It - Importance of the Secondary Characters - As You Like It:  The Importance of the Secondary Characters       As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, is a radiant blend of fantasy, romance, wit and humor. In this delightful romp, Rosalind stands out as the most robust, multidimensional and lovable character, so much so that she tends to overshadow the other characters in an audience's memory, making them seem, by comparison, just "stock dramatic types". Yet, As You Like It is not a stock romance that just happens to have Shakespeare's greatest female role....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays] 1543 words
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Class Difference in the Renaissance and in Shakespeare's As You Like It - Class Difference in the Renaissance and As You Like It          Notions about class distinctions during the Renaissance became more ambiguous than at any other period of time. "Many countries moved from a feudal to a capitalist economy, leading to some of the worst peasants' revolts in the history of Europe."(Aston) During the last quarter of the 1500's the conditions for social status and position were going through radical changes, as "the boundaries between the upper elite and the gentry as well as those between these groups and the wealthier professional classes below them were particularly ambiguous." (Bailey)   There came about a term called sorts, which essentially split the p...   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]
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You Will Be Fine - My head is spinning. My stomach is twisted in knots with a mixture of emotions: anxiety, excitement, worry, hope, terror, longing and love. Love I did not know I could feel. The day has finally arrived. Patience is not one of my attributes but I have been patient, more than you can imagine. Anticipation overwhelms me. Ages I have been waiting and to think I am only moments away… The room is at the end of the long silent corridor, with each second that passes I am closer, closer to your fate and my fate....   [tags: Monologues, ] 1811 words
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It Was You - “Hello?” Elise asked, desperate to hear someone’s voice. “Hello is anyone there?” She could hear a faint echo of her words repeating themselves, almost mimicking her. Her mind was distant, she needed to calm down. Attempting this, she tried to pull herself up from the concrete floor, but failed. With both her hands and legs tied together, the task was nearly impossible. Also, the rigid rag covering her eyes didn’t make anything easier. Two hands were placed on each of Elise’s ears, and many thoughts rushed through her head....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2593 words
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The Reason Rapists Are Going Free - The Reason Rapists Are Going Free When will the men and women of our world be able to live their lives without the fear of being raped by another person. The article that will be discussed in this paper is called “The Reason Rapists Are Going Free” written by Stacy Colino. The biggest thing about this article is the fact that the DNA samples gathered in rape kits can nab sexual offenders, but the evidence often sits around collecting dust. Many men as well as women are getting away with harming another person through sexual contact with out their permission....   [tags: Violence Rape Essays] 1796 words
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Science in Not Going Too Far - When asked the question of whether or not scientific knowledge should be boundless, I can't help, but to wonder why it wouldn't be. Everything that I can think of that has to do with science such as coming up with cures for diseases, being able to re-create a human being and its parts. Being able to choose whether or not your child will be a boy or a girl, have blonde or brown hair or blue eyes or green eyes is, as far as I'm concerned, extremely beneficial. I don't see anything wrong with cloning either....   [tags: Scientific Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Environmental Effect of Not Going Green: Restaurants and Electricity - ... Again confusing someone looking for information. There is track your water use page, but absolutely no tips on how to tell where, or what you might need to change to stop the leaks. It tell you to read your water bills to see if there is something going on. You will also have to track the weather, events in the area, and if you let the soccer team you sponsor have a car wash. Under the recent news is a link for the May 12th meeting on Sustainability, zero waste top agenda at business council conference (N.A....   [tags: conserve energy, website analysis]
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Charles Murray's Are Too Many People Going to College? - The author Charles Murray says there are too many people going to college without really saying it. The essay is written in a way that his audience will understand by the time they finish reading that he has many valid points. He Persuades his readers with facts and counters arguments to false stereotypes involving college and success. By questioning whether college is for everyone makes "you" the reader want to rethink if your time spent in college was really worth it in the end. The essay starts off with Murray saying of course more people be encouraged to go to college then countering with a yes and no to the question....   [tags: essay analysis] 665 words
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Gap Year vs Going Straight to College - ... It gives them valuable experience; this gives them an edge in their resume over others. In addition, gap year helps build your character. Many students that have taken gap years are mature and understanding. They learn to be responsible. People that take a gap year learn to be independent and nourish themselves. They know what they want to achieve when getting into college. This helps them save money in the long run. Also, this allows them to be motivated and eager for their achievement in their career or their life....   [tags: independent, resume, experiences, travel] 607 words
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Where Am I Going - A Career Essay - Career Prospectus Research Essay I love art and design. I plan to go to Baker to get a degree for Graphic Design. I’ve learned through research and my internship, that Graphic Design is what I want to do and what I enjoy doing. I love being able to be artistic and creative. Through research, I've learned what I want to do and my plan for how to get there. Who I Am. Graphic Design is my passion. Freshman year, I got an art award which inspired me to keep taking art classes and made me focus on careers that include art....   [tags: graphic design, bachelors, job] 669 words
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Point of View in The Bluest Eye and Going to Meet the Man - The point of view used in The Bluest Eye and “Going to Meet the Man” evokes different emotions from similar actions. Both stories depict characters that exert aggressive sexual behavior to dominate. In “Going to Meet the Man,” the point of view elicits no compassion for Jesse, an aggressive oppressor. Conversely, the reader feels sympathy for Cholly in The Bluest Eye because the point of view portrays him as an unfortunate soul unable to control his heinous sexual aggressions. Jesse attends a “picnic” with his family that celebrates the power wielded by the whites in the extreme punishment of a black man for a seemingly minor act....   [tags: agressive, sexual, behavior, violent] 1029 words
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Going the Distance: Long Distance Relationships in College - ... It has been reported that, “75% of college students at some point have been in a long distance relationship,” (Penn State Behrend: “Long Distance Relationships” 1). In addition, “25% to 50% of college students are in a long distance relationship at any given time” (Penn State Behrend: “Long Distance Relationships” 1). Couples that identify with the idea that there is no hurt in trying, find that it might not be so bad after all. Although abruptly severing ties is not the appropriate response to a grand separation to come, leaving one another with the idea that both parties are on the exact same page is not a wise path to take either....   [tags: couples, visits, stressors] 1354 words
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Analysis of Joan Didion’s Essay, On Going Home - While reading Joan Didion’s essay “On Going Home” one may be reminded of a sense of home and family. In this essay Didion recreates the feeling one gets when one visits a place from the past or while reminiscing about fond memories. This memory is marked by the reflective thought about the ability to be able to pass this same sense on to another. Didion’s “On Going Home” is like a flood of warm memories leaving you with a single reflective thought. The way she uses description in this essay and the flow of events is very similar to the way that memories rush in when one returns to a familiar place from one’s past....   [tags: Family] 478 words
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Going through the Mail - Going through the Mail "Would you please get the mail," my mother implored as I entered the door. Heading towards the mailbox, I wondered if I would find the typical assortment of bills and catalogues or something interesting addressed to me. To my delight, the first item was the new issue of PC Computing. Ever since I was introduced to computers when I was five, I have been fascinated by them. The summer before my sophomore year of high school, I wrote a program called Quickchange 95 using Visual Basic....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example] 564 words
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Not About You - Every day I am surrounded by people. Lots and lots of people and yet, here I am…preferring to vent out all frustrations, all bottled up emotions on a piece of electronic paper. Ironic, how we sometimes feel so alone in the middle of a crowd. And how a crowd sometimes makes us feel so outside of normal, so outlandish, so belittled, so insecure. You look around and people are just going on with their lives as though nothing is wrong with the world, though nothing is wrong with you. Everyone is putting on a front that is always guarded and devoid of any emotion that would indicate something is wrong, leading you to believe that everything is in fact ok....   [tags: personal reflections composition] 638 words
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Levi's and You - Every day millions of people put on their durable denim jeans without thinking where they came from or how they got there. When in fact those jeans have had had quite the controversial journey. There are two billion jeans produced annually according to the Environmental Justice Foundation and your pair is one of them. How many gallons of water, fertilizer and chemicals do you think went into them . These are questions that make many of us cringe and they are questions that need to be answered. The production of these jeans is such an intimately global event that we all play different roles in their production and consumption....   [tags: cotton blue jeans, history]
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The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going ... - The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going ... The Hartford Whalers are in a very tough situation at this time. When Peter Karmanos bought the team in May of 1994, he inherited the worst lease agreement at the smallest arena in the NHL. The Hartford Civic Center lease agreement creates profit for private companies; however, the lease causes the Whalers to lose money. The mall is owned and operated by Aetna; therefore it has nothing to do with the Whalers. The city of Hartford owns the coliseum, parking garage, and exhibition hall....   [tags: essays research papers] 2267 words
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If Something Doesn't Kill You, It Makes You Stronger - ... Bethany Hamilton was a fighter who won tournaments single handedly. “Bethany Hamilton is holding nothing back,” (Sean McNamera, 2011) a surfer competition judge stated as Bethany gave it her all as she struggled to catch a wave. You simply can't give up. Whether you're disabled or depressed, if it doesn't kill you, you have to find the strength to become stronger. You can strengthen yourself mentally as well. If you're battling with troublesome thoughts you have to change your perspective internally....   [tags: spiritually, God, catastrophic event] 748 words
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You Never Thought You Had to Think to Count - ... Well, this is exactly what she said: “There was once a saying that counting was the hardest thing to do in math.” Then everyone then started to think. I image that is what you are doing right now. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14…. and so on, trying it out. You might think, what is this crazy sixth grader talking about?. That wasn’t hard at all. You are right. It is not hard. The hard part is counting the things that come to you exactly as you discover them. Did I miss one. Did I count one twice....   [tags: math, shortcut, numbers] 760 words
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Where Are You Goin, Where Have You Been? - In the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates, the description of the characters June, Connie, and Arnold Friend reveal the true nature of the characters and underlying motives. June is the older sister to Connie who shapes the relationship between Connie and her family, while describing the differences between Connie and June. The description of the protagonist Connie reveals the struggle between childhood and adolescence with the desire to be desired by those of the opposite sex, but also the obsession with childhood fantasies....   [tags: Character Development, Analysis] 872 words
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Going Broke by Degree by Richard Vedder - Going Broke by Degree by Richard Vedder David Wood once said, “College is the best time of your life.  When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?” The costs of college are escalating at an all time high, which is why Richard Vedder went out and looked for a reason as to why this is and what, if any, solutions to this ongoing problem could be. Vedder talks about four main reasons why tuition continues to rise: third party providers and the amount of funding and spending that goes on, there is no market discipline when it comes to universities, price competition, and also government regulation....   [tags: Vedder College Tuition Costs] 1167 words
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Not a Goodbye but a See You Later - First thing is that you’re honestly going to be one of the best dads out there and your son should be static to call you his dad. Mr. Hopkins I have received wisdom and knowledge from you to succeed in life in whatever I set my mind to. I am so grateful for your presence. I have never felt this strong of a connection with any other teacher, adult, etc. Every conversation I have ever had with you has made me want to come back and keep talking with you. You have made a huge impact on my life that I will always remember....   [tags: personal narrative] 1600 words
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If you don't know where you are, you are no where - Topic: A former president of the National Geographic Society once said, "If you don't know where you are, you are no where." Do you agree or disagree. I agree because I find that this quote is true. People who live day by day doing nothing, whether if it's hanging outside with friends in the street during school hours or late hours of the night, or attending school just for attendance, but sitting in class wasting time, going to work and not even doing a good job or the full work it requires are examples of people who are in comfort zones, a place where you are stuck in denial....   [tags: Response Essays] 807 words
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How is This Going to Affect the Economy? - HOW IS THIS GOING TO AFFECT THE ECONOMY. On March 11 at 2:46 p.m., JST a massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake occurred near the northeastern coast of Japan, creating extremely destructive tsunami waves, which hit Japan just minutes after the earthquake, triggering evacuations and warnings across the Pacific Ocean. The earthquake and tsunami have caused extensive and severe damage in Northeastern Japan, leaving thousands of people confirmed dead, injured, or missing, and millions more affected by the lack of electricity, water, and transportation....   [tags: Economics ]
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The Pros and Cons of Going Greek - Purpose As soon as students graduate high school they are faced with choices that they must make that will have an everlasting effect on the rest of their lives. They must first make one of the hardest decisions on whether or not to pursue higher education or go directly into the workforce. At this point in their lives they are regarded as adults and must make adult decisions, and whatever they decide they will only lead to more choices. Now many of these new adults will decide to go away to college to get an education....   [tags: Fraternity Life]
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A Drawing is a Line Going to a Walk - ... A drawing is an idea that has been taken from the artists mind, one that only the artist can visualize until it is down on paper. Designers and draughtsman will also use drawings to relay information regarding the end product they hope to produce. Drawing the final product will show the manufacturers how the ultimate result will look but also blueprints can be drawn and used to show how to produce the item. Drawing can be used during the design process where most of the process happens before an artistic object is produced....   [tags: communication, designers, draftsmen] 1023 words
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Going Back to School as an Adult - ... This idea of being too reactionary has come and gone in other classes, and really reach a head for me in this one. I kept it open and in my face the whole time. It was not till the end of the semester, and the last habit, when I would review the material again asking myself to see deeper, that I would see coming in to the class as an “adult learner” with prejudices, and rejections was also more of being a “reactive” individual. I did not come in the the class as opened as I had hoped, because I had not come in as a proactive individual....   [tags: Covey's 7 habits of highly effective people ]
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Going Geen in the Automotive Industry - ... So is easy to find service, unlike new hybrids or alternative-fuel cars more gas engines in junkyards than anything. More gasoline engine parts are available than any other engine the most power is available from gas engines (most Torque from diesel) racers do not race.Anything but gas engines except in some truck competitions aftermarket and performance parts and shops around for gas engine cars you can not customize a prius or tesla engine.gasoline is relatively cheap compared to other types of fuel such as hydrogen fuel cells gasoline is convenient if intending to travel.a great distance as other fuel sources do not have as great density as gasoline does also gasoline st...   [tags: electric vehicles] 1342 words
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The Hardship of Going to College - Hardships of College Going to college will be the best time of people’s lives, but getting into college just might be the worst. These topics being discussed are good to talk about for upcoming college kids to help them get through this troubling time and inform them that they have options. Getting into college is so difficult due to the high costs of tuition, selectiveness of the college, and also just finding the best fit college for incoming freshmen. Finding a college that is in the right price range can be very difficult, due to high tuitions, but financial aid services can be a great help to the families....   [tags: high cost, selecting the right institution]
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You are the Father of My Baby - ... Quinn ran out and left Finn alone in the restroom. He was so angry, he kicked open the door in which Rachel was hiding in. He froze. His felt his stomach drop to the floor. He stood in place and staring dead straight at Rachel's blood-shot eyes. Rachel didn't speak, but her facial expression spoke for her. She was heartbroken. Her voice was shaky as tears pooled in her eyes, "you didn't tell me. Why would you keep this from me?" She continued to speak but Finn zoned out. He started to get angry, but not at Rachel....   [tags: personal narrative] 986 words
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Going Green in the Lodging Industry - Going Green. It is so common in todays society for every company to advance to smarter ways of doing business and the lodging industry is no different. In fact, Green is the “buzzword” of the industry right now and the American Hotel and Lodging Association is at the fore front of it (ahla.com). In this industry, finding sustainable solutions in various areas have become key to business and even more so important to place a strong assurance to the industries survival in the years to come. Now when most here “Green” they assume recycling which is essentially very accurate but over the last two decades we have made technological advances in recycling energy that have greatly saved money and...   [tags: energy costs, sustainability, environment]
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Selecting the Right Laptop for You - Purchasing a Laptop (Notebook) Computer Buying a computer can be fun, expensive, and a complex process. Today’s generation, everyone wants a laptop computer with the best performance, but many will ask themselves, what about cost. How big of a screen should I get. Will it be too big or too small. How many ports do I need. What operating system do I need. Should I get a touch screen. What about internet. Do I need to buy software. When buying a laptop computer you should consider first, what am I going to be using it for....   [tags: computer, screen, networking]
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Is Your Family Important to You? - ... Siblings play a big role in the child's social strengths. Being comfortable with people and loud surroundings will give him/her confidence speaking and interacting with strangers, family, friends..ect. When having a baby either it being a first born other than the last can have large effects on the child’s personality. First borns are more determined to achieve , because new parents are also more deprived and driven to succeed on the development of the family. Also first borns have no other sibling to be made fun of....   [tags: parents, siblings, support system] 732 words
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I'm Going by Tristan Bernard - ... Henri points out to Jeanne that she doesn’t like the races and reminds her of how her dress will get muddy and how miserable she is at the races to begin with, and now you add a muddy dress to the situation and she’ll be even more miserable which will make him completely miserable. The two characters are not compatible in the public setting, as when Jeanne tells Henri that he makes undesirable remarks whenever they are in public and Henri states that she will never take his arm, so again you imagine the two of them in public with Henri playing the alpha male role and trying to get her to be close to him to show unity and they just continuously pull apart from each other....   [tags: french playwright, comedic play]
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What Are You Thankful For? - Recently I saw a cartoon that showed a man out walking a dog.   The question above them was “What are you thankful for?”  The dog is shown thinking, “Everything” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 tells us, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  The Bible tells us to give thanks for all things.  But how?  When things are going well, it is easy to give thanks.  But what about when things seem hard for you and falling apart?  Is it possible to give thanks amid troubles....   [tags: thanks, trouble, honest, trust] 1542 words
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What's going on in india? - Most of us don't understand what it is like to have our basic human rights violated. Nor will many of us every really understand. In India, their citizens are suffering from many different types of violations. For instance, people are being tortured. Women are being raped and single handedly being deprived of their rights. Many women are being kidnapped, raped, tortured and some even end up being killed. It's very eye opening when you find out about these types of things because we never hear about these issues....   [tags: Human Rights Violation, Social Exclusion]
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You ARE Your Credit Score - ... IT MATTERS BECAUSE Let’s get back to your credit score, which is everything. You want to get a nice job. They’ll probably check your credit score. You want to buy that black Jag for your 30th birthday. Then you better have kept up with the mortgage, because shirkers don’t drive Jaguars. If you’re happy with your 99 Forester, great, but if you’re hoping to move beyond Compact Disc technology, keep up your game. ONE WAY TO SAVE YOURSELF Sometimes running behind on the bills is unavoidable. For most of us, there’s never enough time or money, especially around the first of the month....   [tags: bills, Harp, mortgage payment] 525 words
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How Being on the Streets and Racism Affects African Americans Going to Prison - ... It is Sais that gangs will continue if everybody keeps looking in the other direction or if nobody does anything about it. A lot of gang member’s age is also a big shock. This chart shows the age range of gang members. The highest percents are between 15-17 and 18-24. This chart shows how there are a lot of young people in gangs and a lot of them are going to prison because of drugs and alcohol. They drink and smoke when they are not supposing to and they get sent to prison. There is also a lot of drug dealing they do at a young age also especially in the African American community....   [tags: sociological analysis] 1757 words
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I’m Going! A Comedy in One Act by Tristan Bernard - ... A Comedy in One Act” was chosen. Consequently, “the task in literary criticism requires you to move beyond your personal feelings and examine the work itself in order to discover its significance” (Clugston, 2010). Therefore, the approach used to critique the genre was the formalist approach. According to our text, the formalist approach is the style used most in literary criticism. Specifically, the style of criticism aims to focus on the form and development of the literary genre. (Clugston, 2010)....   [tags: analysis, formalist approach] 850 words
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You Are What You Wear - ... Body The cult of luxury brand (Radha Chadha & ‎Paul Husband, 2006) outlines the trickle down theory of fashion by Georg Simmel in 1904. “In his view, styles and status symbols emerged from the upper classes and then trickled down to the masses, who imitated them in an attempt to climb up the social ladder. In the meantime the élite kept a close eye on the classes below, and promptly moved on to newer styles once the earlier ones became too common.” (Trickle down theory of fashion, Georg Simmel, 1904) Due to his point, it could be defined the “style” is the higher class trying to be unlike his fellow men, and the “popular taste” is the lower class trying to be like the same as the high...   [tags: behavioral psychology analysis] 450 words
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