I would like to recommend Jessica McCloe Brasch as a candidate for a position with your University. I met Mrs. Brasch when she was my Television Production teacher at Wissahickon High School. Throughout my three years as her student, she inspired and prepared me for the job I hold today. As an anchor and reporter at WENY News in Elmira, New York, Mrs. Brasch taught me life lessons about the evolving world of news and media. She was also an excellent adviser in preparing her students to excel in college media programs.
The House on Mango Street: Facing Realities In The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, many characters struggle with facing the realities of their lives and economical situations. Two prominent examples of this struggle are houses and trapped women. One girl, named Esperanza, is raped while she is visiting the carnival with her friend Sally. Esperanza said, "Sally, you lied.
Princess Tiana is a character I am very fond of based on her hard work mentality and unique desire to own her own restaurant when she grows up. Although she encounters many hardships, she ultimately gains from these trials and becomes more successful than she imagined. Her family supports her and her dreams to have her own family restaurant one day. Working so hard, she often fails to let herself have fun. Although naïve Tiana accidentally turns herself into a frog, this incident is where her adventure truly begins.
My Michigan Hero,Nancy Chapman Who is your hero? My hero is my Mom. She has always taught me to work hard at all that you do and never quit. She works two jobs and still has time for me and my brother she runs junior golf tournaments and sells jewellery.
Marion Jones might not be as much of a known name as it was somewhat fifteen years ago. On October 12, 1975, Marion Jones was born in California. Jones knew she wanted to go to the Olympics at a young age. Marion would eventually get her chance to be an Olympian. Although, it might not turn out the way she’d planned.
Sandra Cisneros’, “The Monkey Garden”, uses juxtaposition and personification to provide ominousness to her vignette. For instance, a bit after Esperanza first entered the garden following the family moving, she noted the “hollyhocks perfumy like the blue-blond hair of the dead”, comparing aromatic flowers to dull colored locks from the deceased, foreshadowing that there must be an upcoming negative event of some sort involving death. The foul use of corpses’ hair color to describe a fragrant plant is placed to accentuate their clear differences. Cisneros also uses personification to establish an ominous mood to this piece. For example, after stating the garden was taking over itself, the “flowers stopped obeying” their designated areas.
Gymnastics has been a part of the Olympics ever since the Olympics originated in 1896. For 32 years, only men were allowed to compete. Starting in 1828, women were allowed to compete as gymnasts in the Olympics. Throughout the years, there have been many Olympic gymnasts who have won gold medals; however, Amanda Borden, Kim Zmeskal, and Betty-Jean Maycock are all United States Olympic gymnasts who have done more that just win an Olympic title.
of Cîroc I’d left there. I grab the bottle and take a few sips before I doze off into my final sleep. I wake up, surprised that I’m still conscious. I open my eyes and there’s noting but a white space that seemed to go on forever. “Is this Heaven, Hell, or somewhere else?
Atwood’s novels are examined in many context whether culture historical or even social, which explores the victimization of women. Victimization includes anything that affects women’s survival, specifically, victimization through physical, psychological, and economic manipulation. Survival is also taken in the broadest sense. It includes both physical and spiritual survival "as anything more than a minimally human being" (Atwood Survival 33). In Survival, Atwood presents four "Basic Victim Positions," which include denying victimization, acquiescing in victimization, repudiating victimization, and becoming a creative non-victim" (36-39).
Robyn Harding is a Canadian author from Quesnel, British Columbia best known for writing a series of mystery thrillers. Given that there was not much to do in her small town setting, she spent much of her time in creative writing as she hoped to publish a novel by the time she was seventeen just like SE Hinton an author she looked up to. Besides Hinton, she was also a voracious reader of Archie Comics, Nancy Drew and anything that has horses or stories of shark attacks. After finishing her high school studies, she moved to Vancouver to study and her writing career was relegated to a hobby for the time being. In college, Robyn studied journalism English literature and then marketing after which she got a job in the advertising industry.