Everyone can learn something from it and everyone can grow closer from it too. We all try to give back to the community and I think that this month is a great way for those who aren 't aware of it to learn a little bit and grow as people." Junior Osinde also mentioned that it 's great that colleges such as MSU celebrate Black History Month and help spread awareness of not just issues, but the accomplishments of the African-American
The character, Jeevan Chaudhary and I define happiness very similarly because we prioritize similar things in our lives. Jeevan finds happiness with his family. I find happiness by surrounding myself with my self-chosen family. I spend 3 nights a week having dinner with my grandfather and aunt to catch up and enjoy their company. I make every attempt I can to spend time with my cousins, even though we all have crazy schedules.
I was such a good time and was really nice to see all of the college students tailgating with their whole family. It was a huge reunion between a lot of families in the Oakton area. On top of it all, Virginia Tech won! One week had flown by and as Sunday came around it was time to leave. I said my goodbyes and headed back to Virginia Tech around one with my roommate, McKenzie.
A Summary of Gerald Graff’s “Hidden Intellectualism” Gerald Graff’s “Hidden Intellectualism” goes through many reasons why not being book smart could be a good thing. The sports world is a way of people connecting through the competitive sports that always lead to some sort of debate (268). Graff grew up always liking sports and being “street smart” living in Chicago. He always read sports magazines growing up and realized that reading magazines was a good tactic for schools to teach street smart kids how to write good essays based on their hobbies of reading magazines (265). “What doesn’t occur to us, is that schools and colleges might be at fault for missing the opportunity to tap into such street smarts and channel them into good academic work”(264).
I now appreciate the amazing community I come from; there is always something going on, the people in Fargo are incredibly kind, and everyone greatly supports each other. As a child and into my early teen years I often complained of being bored. I claimed that the best thing to do in Fargo was go to the mall where I would walk around window shopping because I didn’t actually have the money to buy anything. I think this thought changed when I was able to drive myself places and found the hidden gems of this unique city. I now spend friday nights going to poetry slams or eating at one of the many locally owned restaurants with my friends.
During the movie, the filmmaker utilized magical places and creatures to entertain the audience and to make them reflect on their normal life. A magical realism that entertained audience occurred in the town that Edward found after he went through the abandoned and dark forest. The existence of this little town is magical realism because people from that place were playing all day and they cut off communication from outside of the town. However, they had all the condition to enjoy their life comfortably and had things, such as; food, lights and houses, and they were even having a party. Also, the people there didn’t seem to get old.
This technology not only takes our eyes off of the beauty outside the car, but also makes Americans who claim they want their children to watch less TV look hypocritical, as they are always expanding “the opportunities for them to watch it.” The reader must consider Louv’s description of a landscape seen from a car the evokes memories in themselves. Louv reminds his audience that these landscapes are still available, and includes himself in the experience that was “our drive-by movie,” causing the reader to feel a more personal connection with the
Throughout Paul Bogard's argument, he claims that natural darkness is quite valuable to our own lives and offers a wondrous amount of beauty before us. He starts to build his argument by referencing to a time of his youth of how he viewed the darkness as a child and how astonishing it was to experience. However, he suggests that with today's modern technology with artificial lighting in various towns & cities has caused a great drawback to the amount of natural darkness being preserved. He uses his ability to make the audience seem to relate to today's culture by saying to the audience, "All life evolved to the steady rhythm of bright days and dark nights. Today, though, when we feel the closeness of nightfall, we reach quickly for a light
Though, as one breaks it down one can see that it does not follow the stereotypical princess story. This plays to the movies advantage because it draws in moviegoers of all ages to it. Those who are younger will be entranced by the colorful landscapes shown on the screen, while the older crowd will love the storyline and the action depicted. Conversely, scenery plays an important role in the movie’s action scenes. The cliffs where Inigo duels Dread Pirate Robert for the first time leaves the watcher on the edge of their seats, wondering who is going to come out unscarthed.
It is much more effective for the students to have their own perception of the characters and scenes first, then they can watch the story come to life. The audience will already have knowledge on the message and a personal insight on Jeannette Walls’ emotions. Watching the movie first will already put a visual in their minds, which will not let them create their own private image. Reading is an intimate experience, all readers perceive a picture differently. Although no movie based on a book is fully satisfactory, it is always amusing to watch the storyline in a different light.