He was the second of three children, and his parents had a good reputation in their community. James' mother was very tender with him as a consequence of delicate health, yet she required him to render an account of all his actions and words while absent from her. In a brief autobiography he wrote in 1855, Strang reported that he had attended grade school until age twelve, but that "the terms were usually short, the teachers inexperienced and ill qualified to teach, and my health such as to preclude attentive study or steady attendance." He estimated that his time in a classroom during those years totaled six months.
They face these obstacles by the support of their family and friends like for example I personally saw in my school there was a girl in my class who got blind in class four and wasted two years of her life hoping she would get better which was great obstacles faced by her and her family, even though her eyes were not cured she had this passion for studying so she again enrolled in my school and started to study again and there were lot obstacles faced by her and her family but still she came through as for she was talented and she never lost her faith and studied hardly and thus eliminating her one of her many obstacles. Well in my view also these people are special and we should not look at them with sympathy but treat them as a normal being and also help them in facing their obstacles. We should not socially exclude the disabled people. If Beethoven had given up earlier would we have been able to hear his ninth symphony, he also didn’t hear his ninth symphony as he was deaf but still he gave this world a beautiful piece of music, he
She was raised in a mansion and since both sides of her family had money they never was without. The family was always taking trips to and from Europe. (Edith Wharton) She spent all of her time studying and reading and was very shy so she didn’t really fit in at the age of 17.
The amphitheater was full of people when Stephanie walked in to take her final exam before graduation. She hoped that some of the experiments she had done during her three years of studying would made it easier to graduate and not worry about grades. However every one of her professors told her the same exact thing, ’’Despite your achievements you still need good grades to graduate top of your class. We value your efforts to create new elements or make a difference in this world but you need to read your textbooks and pass your classes to have academic success. She had passed all her other classes leaving quantum physics as the last course because she found it less interesting than all the others.
Some information about the author: She was born in China and studied in a local Chinese school for a few years before switching to an International school. It provided her the chance to experience first hand the real meaning behind "broken English", and understand how non-standard varieties of English have their own rules and shape a community 's sense of identity. In this article, she shares her views on Amy Tan 's "Mother Tongue" and talks about the power of language. I was reading Amy Tan 's "Mother Tongue" when I came across the idea of language being "fractured and broken". She gave examples of how her mother’s limited English caused her to be given poor service at department stores, banks and restaurants.
Because Adeline persevered through a rough childhood, she was finally no longer was abused, ignored, or treated cruelly by her mid-teens. Nowadays, child abuse and cruelty is uncommon and unacceptable. Though Adeline’s life story had an unpleasant beginning, as of now, it has a happy
I began slacking off inside as well as outside of the classroom. I stopped doing homework to my best ability’s, stopped studying for tests, and worst of all I was lying to my mother. For almost four months I treated my mother poorly. I constantly lied to her face about how my grades were. I had been digging my own grave and I didn’t even know it.
Her passing during my second year of college, though made me very sad, was a wake-up call to not to continue to be unhappy. I should not be living unsatisfied and unmotivated each day. After her funeral, I began to work harder in school and in life; I got my first job, I made several connections, and I got on the Dean’s List. Sometimes I think I’m working so hard for Ms. Tong but it is me working hard for myself, and that is the self-motivation that Ms. Tong has taught
I felt confident in my tumbling, however I had never stunted before and I couldn’t seem to get the hang of it. I am very short, so the only position available for me on the team was to be a flyer. This terrified me and as the summer went on, the majority of the upperclassmen whom I had become friends with ended up quitting. It eventually got to the point where I dreaded going to practice and didn’t want cheer to distract me from my school work. I ended up resigning from cheer right before school started and it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
At that time my math teacher was Mr. Hack, and he was very straight forward in his teaching, but I was stupid, and I neglected and missed the fundamentals of basic algebra. This affected me the whole year and because I have a lazy personality, I didn't put the effort in understanding and understand what I have neglected. Due to this, I did so atrocious that I had to retake an algebra course over the summer. I decided I must step up my game because it’s not worth it to me and I had to prove myself that I can do this. Thankfully after all my hard work and devotion I finished the summer course with a percentage of
Consequently, in the end there are some like Heather who failed as a friend while others like Mr. Freeman who proved themselves supportive and trustworthy showing the important role of friendship in Melinda 's life. To begin, in the novel there was one individual who blatantly fails Melida as a friend. This individual was Heather, a girl who had moved from Ohio and struck up a friendship with Melinda on the first day of school. This "friendship", wasn 't
(29, 54) Despite the fact that Jolly was in a bad place, she still had people in her life like LaVaughn who were having a positive influence on her and her actions. For example, Jolly dropped out of high school at a young age because of her giving birth to Jeremy and Jilly. She had never got the chance to go back because she had to work to be able to pay the bills. There was no time to go to school, which Jolly originally laughed at because the thought of going back to school was incredulous to her and it was ridiculous.
Melinda was able to speak at the end of the novel Speak by Laurie Hals Anderson, because she ultimately realized that she had the vital support surrounding her. At the beginning of the novel, Melinda has lost all of her friends due to a misunderstanding during the summer, however as the book moves along she establishes valuable connections with new and old people. Ivy and Melinda had gone through a troublesome time in their friendship, but by renewing the connection they had the past year, Melinda then had someone she knew she could trust. Ivy never bullied Melinda, but she grew apart from Melinda when Rachel and Nicole did, when Melinda sees Ivy and other “people [she] used to think were [her] friends, they look away” (9), however towards the end of the year Melinda starts to open up to Ivy about what happened over the summer by making her list of “Guys to Stay Away From” on the bathroom wall (175). Throughout the year it is present that Melinda and Ivy’s friendship evolves and Melinda is then able to trust Ivy with the truth.
Finally, she finished college at 31 years old. Pam found herself happy with the school. Even though Pam liked her new university, she still felt sad about her friends and family back home, especially her parents. This was the first time she’d ever truly been away from her home in Indiana, and it took some getting used to.