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    If you are reading this, you are probably ugly. With that being said, you may be thinking of a number of things now. For example, you are probably wondering why I called you ugly with no knowledge of what you may look like, or maybe you are intrigued, and want to know why you are ugly. The truth is, I do not know if you are ugly or not, but do you? Look, the reason I called you ugly, was to get you to feel the power of that word. Correspondingly, being unattractive, being unappealing, being ugly

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    People or peers who act ‘weird’ can confirm even when people are too nervous to join a group. Conformity will not always lead to happiness because it can make you feel alone or unaccepted. You may feel dark, unaccompanied, even solitary. In Stargirl, many sporty, smart, silent students can feel the same way. They will confirm when they are in a group or even by themselves. Leo is a shy teen who is in control of ‘Hot Seat’ with his friend Kevin. He gets nervous when he is talked about or even when

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    Hamlet Role Play Analysis

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    Over the course of Hamlet, many of the main characters engage in role play as a mechanism to achieve their own interests. Prince Hamlet is one of these characters, and his act proves to be one of the most important aspects of the play. Throughout the play, role-play (especially Hamlet’s) significantly affects the plot, and ultimately strains the relationships between several characters. Hamlet is among one of the most important characters to engage in role play. In act one, scene 5, shortly

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    Sometimes you have to realize what you have already before wanting more. The Vignettes The House on Mango Street and Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes from the novel The House on Mango Street, both discuss a time of advent and a time of parting. A girl named Esperanza had just moved away from a living situation which she thought was horrible. Esperanza felt her new house, while nicer, was still not as nice as she thought it it would be and embarrassing. Throughout her life, Esperanza had moved from place

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    Pain comes in different ways and in different scenarios for each person and even pets, but with perseverance we can get through these painful times in our life. In the book The Call of the Wild, Buck, the main character gets shipped from owner to owner, coming out of each owners care, not in the best state of health. Often times he returns beaten and starved, but with perseverance he keeps on running and eats back to health. Much like Buck, my mom persevered. While just starting her adulthood she

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    In The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien, Tim uses a series of war stories to explain what it was like for him and his fellow soldiers in the Vietnam War. While many seem factually untrue, he describes a True war story as one that makes you feel the same emotions and feelings the soldiers had, opposed to true war stories that tell of what actually happened. He explains how the teller “wanted to heat up the truth, to make it burn so hot that you would feel exactly what he felt… facts were formed

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    Reno Persuasive Speech

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    In the middle of the Pacific ocean lies a large, secluded island called Reno. No one ever enters or leaves the island alive. The ocean waters surrounding the island are hazardous, and not a second passes when the skies around Reno are clear and storms are not present. This prevents helicopters and airplanes from being able to enter the area. Everyone who lives in Reno is there to stay. Reno is not just any other ordinary island, though, in Reno each and every person is born knowing the day that

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    Playing competitive sports causes people to only think about the positive aspects of playing them, but there are also negative aspects which no one ever really considers. If you think about it, parents do not really seem to focus on the negatives to playing sports, they only seem to focus on the benefits. Things like how children receive lots of injuries, or that the cost of participating in some of these sports is astronomical. More and more kids are starting to play competitive sports and are

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    Macbeth: Why He is a Tragic Hero Exactly what is a tragic hero? A tragic hero, according to Aristotle, is a literary character who makes a judgement error that leads them to his/her own destruction. They have been further described as an imperfect someone who has noble status who caused their own downfall. They are also known to gather sympathy from the audiences and readers. In the story of Macbeth, the protagonist is seen to have all the characteristics of a tragic hero. Unlike Lady Macbeth, Macbeth

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    Family unity is an essential part of my life. My family in many ways works like a team. When I hear the word family, I think of the adjectives loving, caring, supportive, closeness, and chaotic. My family is all of the above. No family is the same, mine is definitely unique. My family consists of a mom, dad, four brothers, my sister, and myself. Without each one of us, my team would not work properly. In our family, my dad is the head coach of our team. He is the motivator and the encourager

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    It seems strange that all the regular novels featuring Artemis Fowl disguise his actual looks from us, and yet here is the character's creator collaborating on the graphic novel of the first book in the series. With the great intelligence of Fowl at large it is understandable that no-one knows what he looks like, with his technological nous and Butler's bulk to protect him from hidden CCTV and whatnot. And now we do know what he looks like, what is the result? Well, a bit of an unattractive sight

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    Every year a countless number of people are injured from the game of football. These people obtain all types of injuries from shoulder dislocations, to torn ACLs, to concussions. Many of these injuries are from the rules of the game and the way the sport is played. This is why it is necessary for the rules of football to be changed. The main reasons they should be changed are because the game is resulting in injuries and deaths, negative long-term health consequences for players, and children

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    To be a foil character, one must “contrast with other characters in order to highlight particular qualities of the other characters.” Throughout Hamlet, four prominent characters are foil characters to Hamlet: Laertes, Fortinbras, Horatio and Claudius. In many cases, Hamlet and the foil characters react differently for each other in varying situations but yet show similarities in their reactions. The relationship created between Hamlet and Laertes takes a shift from the beginning of the book towards

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    In nineteenth century Louisiana, Creole’s lived by strict rules to explain how Creole household’s run: “The man ruled his household and his wife was considered part of his property. He was permitted to take a[nother] mistress if he liked, though his wife was expected to remain faithful” (Kosewick 3). The wives of the household are also “expected to be of good character” and “loyal, passive, innocent lovers”, despite the fact that their husband can take another woman of his liking out and the wife

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    Hegel Phenomenology of Spirit ( Tashi Namgyal 2014 ) INTRODUCTION: The evolution of the spirit and The Nature of Absolute: Introduction: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, founder of his own school of Hegelianism and who is often sometimes known as Aristotle of modern times was a German philosopher of early 19th century. He wrote Phenomenology, a Greek word first used by Plato, < phenomenon and logy > is the study of appearance. 'Phenomenon' is a word, which refers to appearances. The question of

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    Mammals and reptiles have been on earth for millions of years. They are both the two largest animals. Both mammals and reptiles can live together in different habitats even though there are several differences between them. A major difference reptiles and mammals have is their reproduction. Mammals are viviparous, which means they give birth to living young. When a mammal gives birth, she uses her mammary glands to nourish her young with milk. Reptiles are oviparous, they lay eggs to

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    Music is very popular all over the world, and it comes in different forms and flavors. People of all ages enjoy listening to different types of music and express positive emotions. In addition, the Romantic song is the branch of music, which conveys the pleasant message of peace and love. However, people use romantic lyrics to share their pleasure when it is successful and relieve the grief when it is not. It’s also used as a bridge to connect hearts that are miles apart. I believe love is just like

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    “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance” -Samuel Johnson. This quote encompasses one of the underlying and pivotal concepts that I have learned this semester. This is the idea of perseverance. Perseverance has various forms and it shows up in every single book we have read this semester. I think that this quality is crucial to progress in both physical and spiritual life. I learned that perseverance was the key to success through my study of The Secret Life of Bees, Maus, and

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    Virginia Hamilton’s The House of Dies Drier is set in the 1950’s and placed in an aged house that was once an Underground Railroad station. A boy named Thomas has just moved into this strange house and is getting accustomed to the environment. Throughout the book Hamilton uses a literary element called foreshadowing. The House of Dies Drier uses foreshadowing to help one have a better understanding of the book, to cause one to think of how the story will unfold, and to add suspense. Foreshadowing

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    Even though relaxation is one of the hardest things to find, it is not impossible. People in the world today are all worried or afraid about something it does not allow them to be relaxed. People are afraid of not being able to make enough money to provide for their family and pay bills. Students in high school are worried about getting good grades and trying to figure out what they are going to do after high school. Worrying about these things and many others is what makes it so hard for people

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