For example, I am an active member of the FPC band. I have met a lot of new people being in that club that helped inspire me to make a bigger impact in my community. As I begin volunteering more time outside of school I realized how much I enjoyed dedicating my time to help those around me. Motivating others to do the same then became my goal for my future. My intelligence and intellect are also very important to me and thus have led me to this situation.
Positive message vs negative message Are negative messages associated with hip hop? 50 cent vs. JA Rule 50 cent claimed that the feud began in 1999 after JA Rule spotted him with a man who robbed him of his jewelry and also because of JA Rule “trying to be Tupac” Ja Rule claimed the conflict stemmed from a video shoot in Queens because 50 cent did not like JA Rule getting love from the neighborhood. Another hostility happened where another rapper from Murder Inc. stabbed 50 cent Beats dances and more Individuals of different races started to rap! During the late 90’s and early 2000’s to hip hop culture… lately rappers such as yela wolf and MGK have been making head way both underground and mainstream… some think that they are not credible because they’re white and not linked to the culture…but their lyrical
As you can see I always had a passion for working with children ever since I was young which is why my future goals are to build my own recreation center for kids eight to eighteen which will be called “Kinship Unity”. Furthermore, I believe attending this university will give me the opportunity to expand my skills and knowledge to advocate for those who need a person that will stand up for them and help them to be able to advocate for themselves one day or even others and to see them succeed in life. Thank you for your
This correlates to the life of Antonio Marez, a young boy finding his way through the stages of childhood and adulthood in the novel Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya. Throughout the story, Antonio struggled to comply with the lifestyle his family chose for him which caused the haze in his mind to expand. At first, it was unclear what life he would choose, but once outside influences came into play, Antonio began to question the ideals he once believed in. In addition to his frequent questioning, life-altering events that Antonio experienced caused the fog to dissipate. Luckily the pressure, questioning and experiences Antonio faced pushed him into a state of maturity that allowed him to break from his old ways and choose his own path in life.
The coming of age component of the story is dispersed throughout the story in many ways, this is shown by the author because through santiago’s life journey he learns lots that he otherwise would not have known. In real life we make many decisions that affect how we learn and the information that we end up learning. Some decisions turn out for the good and benefit us, but some put us in a bad state and end up wrecking us but still teaching an important lesson. Being human comes with having good times and bad time both of which we learn from, the good times ca lead to great success, and bad times to extreme failures, but alas we still learn and improve upon our actions. And that is what coming of age is
Erik was kept talking about how there are a lot of hardships in his life, but he overcomes them and that we should do the same thing. He wants us to find the positives out of life and exceed to our goals in life. In his lifetime there were many people who said to him that he cant or wont be able to do something, but that didn't tear him down. Instead he used that as fuel to motivate him to do a certain thing. That inspired me, because he went through so much yet he still accomplished many things.
Also the problem with him is that he wants results, but he wants them really quickly so he does not have to wait for them, like in the end of the chapter when he was not getting any results after meditating and fasting for years he decided to try something new, which shows that he is a very impatient kind of character. I concluded that because whenever there is a problem with his life, he decides to start/try something new. In addition this also compares the life of Siddhartha to everyone's life, because before this quote he said how everyone has a group of people they could go to and have connection with, as they speak the same language, do the same things, but he has no one. He also went as far as describing the animals in the forest and each animal had someone who they could be with, like the two sheep, the apes, the fish in the water, and more. To me this shows like he was missing home, and wanted to have someone he could talk so, especially Govinda, since he was the one person who was always with him during his bad and good
For Macbeth, power is something that he craved and continued lusting after it. The more he had, the bigger his head became, the more power he desired, and eventually his reign came with a cost. He lost everything he valued, including his power, and everyone he loved because he only thought about himself. Power is something that is greater than us, while it can be used wisely and successfully if honed and guided in the proper manner. There needs to remain a humility, desire to serve those you have a power over, and a reverence to the One who gave you the power.
As Tom reviews his discussion with Mayella in the trial, he tells the court, “she says she never kissed a grown man before…. She says what her papa do to her don’t count.” (Lee, Chapter 19). In this context, interpreting this statement concludes that Bob has done inappropriate things to Mayella. Previously stated in the second paragraph above, Bob calls Mayella a whore for kissing Tom.
He always seems to be one step ahead, planning and thinking over his decisions thoroughly in order to avoid conflict or error. Yet, in the end despite his best efforts, he still made careless mistakes. Gatsby was careless in the way he lived his life, he shaped his future by his past and was careless to think that things could be the same as they were five years previous. Unlike Tom and Daisy, Gatsby came from poor upbringings, yet despite the financial setbacks he endured as a child, he strived for greatness. He was never content with what he had, always driving for self-improvement.
Charles Millies changed to Charles Manson after his mothers’ engagement, was born in Cincinnati Ohio, to Kathleen Maddox and Walker Scott. He was born to a sixteen-year-old prostitute and alcoholic who had no possible way or experience of raising a child. In order to give her child a name, she married William Manson but he soon abandoned both of them. After his mother not stepping up and raising him and his father walking out, Charles headed to the streets and getting arrested multiple times for petty crimes. At age 17, Manson was spending his time in prison.
Did you ever wonder what it takes to be a survivor? Learn from these people and their stories, Bethany Hamilton's, "Young Surfer Girl Tells Tale of Shark Attack" where she gets her arm bit off by a shark. Also, Hyeonseo Lee's, "My Escape from North Korea" where she fought for her and her family to live a free life outside of North Korea. Lastly, Aron Ralston's, "Trapped" where he manages to escape by amputating his arm from having it caught under a boulder. These people definitely have what it takes to be a survivor, with them having the traits: calmness, dedication, and determination.
Courage is a word that has many examples and has a well rounded definition. One may say it is the ability to face one's fear, although some may say it is just a trait the greatest heros carry in their “tool belt.” According to the dictionary it means “the ability to do something that frightens one,” or “strength in the face of pain or grief.” In the movie Finding Forrester the main characters Jamal Wallace and Will Forrester create an unlikely friendship after Jamal breaks into Will’s apartment, in which he leaves his backpack. Leading to Will discovering Jamal’s love of writing, which is the foundation of their friendship.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 33rd president of the United States. He served the United States four times. He got chosen 4 times because they didn’t have a law that limited the times a president could serve the country. Once the law was established it simply stated that a president could only serve office no more than two times. When the law had passed he had already served four times.
Martin Luther King, Jr. attempts to persuade clergymen to follow in his civil rights movement through exhibiting his knowledge over just and unjust laws, displaying peaceful behavior, and empathetic diction. King was very knowledgeable about laws and his right as a human. King stated laws in his letter to the clergymen, which displayed his credibility. He did not only state laws, he also stated just and unjust laws. King stated, “How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?”