PG Tips Essays

  • The Theme Of Perfection In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Birthmark

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    The Webster Dictionary defines “perfection” as “the quality or state of being saintly”. However, humans have always had difficulty defining perfection and have constantly tried to achieve perfection in order to obtain its true meaning. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story, “The Birthmark,” Hawthorne dives into the real meaning of perfection and how to achieve such divinity through the characters of Aylmer and Georgiana. In a creative response to the story, I have found a “Moral Machine” activity

  • Martha's Break Up Analysis

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    Martha Gupta and Robert Salinas were high school students in Chicago, Illinois, who had been going out ever since 8th grade. Suddenly problems started to occur and caused their breakup in April, 2015. Multiple sources of conflicts were shown in documents one through eight that led to Robert and Martha’s break up. These documents are composed by notes from friends, images, and text messages which led to instances of them both cheating on each other.Despite Robert and Martha having a seemingly perfect

  • Candide Satire Analysis

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    Satire in the 18th Century The 18th century called for monumental social and economic change. Societal ways were changing and the overall beliefs of Europe was making a huge shift. In Voltaire’s Candide, as well as “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathon Swift, satire is used to critique the ways of society and allude to a better idea in turn. Candide is a philosophical tale testing Alexander Pope’s idea of “Philosophical Optimism.” The term philosophical optimism is the belief that all things are how

  • Winter Skiing Disadvantages

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    If your dog is suffering from cabin fever (and what dog isn't?), here are some fun and easy exercise options for just about anyone - including those who are eager to embrace the elements head-on, as well as those who prefer to go into hibernation mode at this time of year. Snow Sports Want to take advantage of the snow? Grab your dog and the right equipment and you'll be all set. Just be sure to bring along some water for your dog if you'll be out for an hour or more; dehydration can be a problem

  • Analysis Of The Lesson By Bambara

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    “The Lesson” “The Lesson” was written by Toni Cade Bambara. This essay recounts the day Miss Moore took a group of neighborhood kids to the toy store F.A.O Schwartz. Sylvia and her friend Sugar make it clear that they’d rather be somewhere else and out enjoying the day. Sylvia and her friends are astounded by the price tags they see on some toys and are left breathless wondering why someone would pay “37$ for a performing clown or 1000$ for a handcrafted sailboat”. The conflict between the narrator

  • The Word Of Mouth Epidemic In Sesame Street And Blues Clues

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    he made his clients feel about themselves. “I call my clients family...irresistible that goes beyond what comes out of his mouth, that makes people who meet him want to agree with him. It’s energy. It’s enthusiasm. It’s charm. It’s likability.” (pg 73) He is optimistic. The Salesman to start the American Revolution would be the militia and city heads themselves. They had a large impact in getting the men and militia ready to fight. For

  • Analysis Of Columbus The Indians And Human Progress

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    and kindness, only then for the reader to be disturbed by a log from Columbus himself – “They willingly traded everything they owned… They would make fine servants… With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.” (Zinn pg.1) In the work, Zinn continues explaining the unnecessary evils Columbus and his men committed unto the unsuspecting natives. The argument that seems to be made (how Columbus

  • Firehouse Subs Case Study

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    (Fisk, pg. 7). In the current US economy, thereThere are also many different service fields. The service field that is being looked studied at throughout this paper is the travel and hospitality services field. This field includes hotels, restaurants, airlines, and travel agencies (Fisk, pg. 13). Next is the services theater framework. The services theater framework “involves the same elements as a stage production: actors, audience, setting, front stage, backstage, and a performance” (Fisk, pg. 26)

  • On Dumpster Diving Analysis

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    He says that many of his friends often ask “Do you think these crackers are really safe to eat?” (Pg.774) this question upsets him because he wouldn't give someone food that is bad on purpose. To bring in the sarcasm and lighten up his anger he says that for some reason they always ask about the crackers. Eighner isn't sarcastic throughout the whole

  • The Importance Of Writing Badly Analysis

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    discovering how they see the world. And what matters in the journey--at least initially--is not what kind of car you’re driving, but where you end up” (21 Genres). He uses this reason to support his claim that letting students first write what is on the tip of his or her tongue and simply getting the words onto paper let the writer say what they mean without the pressure to write an acclaimed novel their first time

  • Thinking In Pictures Chapter Summaries

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    Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism The main overarching theme of TIP is a quite literal one, with the title being a fair single sentence summary of the book. As the main author is autistic it is not surprising that Grandin is quite literal, however that does not mean that the book does not have any value. The first, chapter is also titled “Thinking in Pictures” where Grandin spends the first chapter taking about how her processing of information is not like normal people. Of course, Grandin

  • Cigarettes Vs E-Cigarettes Essay

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    You and many other people have their own opinion about vaping. People say that it is better for you than smoking cigarettes while others say that it is just bad if not worse. The fact is that e-cigarettes are not going anywhere, they will continue to develop as technology develops. Smoking e-cigarettes will however not stop people from smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The us of electronic cigarettes has made some people quit smoking and has given other people a new habit to get into. A man

  • Character Analysis Essay On The Catcher In The Rye

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    dark times, and he has to face the emotional truths. Holden Caulfield goes through things that real teenagers go through. One example is at the beginning of the book when he says “I left all the foils and equipment and stuff on the goddamn subway.” (pg. 3). He tries to downplay the fact that the whole team was mad at him, which is a common reaction teenagers have. They don’t want to be blamed so they blow it off. Then later when he gets kicked out of Pencey he decides to leave early and spend a few

  • Strengths And Weaknesses In Teaching English

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    My teaching has been evaluated by the class instructor for 14 hours. During that time I have discovered some Lessons from the Classroom Pg 3 strengths and weaknesses in my teaching. My main weakness was uncovered during my teaching experience . I have not found an adequate way to address the students by their names. I tried writing the names on the board but I find myself randomly

  • The Shallows Summary

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    the smartest minds in the history of Western Civilization, Socrates. Socrates is quoted, “Writing down their thoughts and reading the thoughts of others had written down, they become less dependent on the contents of their own memory.” (The Shallows, Pg. 173) Socrates was onto something, just not in the right in the right part of history. With all of the knowledge available online and just a few key strokes away, there comes a loss of the long term memory. Why retain any knowledge if it just a hyperlink

  • Certified Nurse Educator

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    occupation, strengthening the clinical credibility and confidence in a nurse” (pg. 332). Although there is limited evidence of the relationship between postgraduate study and improved patient outcomes, there is evidence that suggests that nurses who engage in postgraduate study are

  • Ted Lavender Analysis

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    “Ted Lavender, who was scared, carried tranquilizers until he was shot in the head.” Pg. 2 This is ironic because the Ted was the most frighten person in the group who was scared to die and somehow he was the first victim to die. “The thumb was dark brown, rubbery to the touch, and weighed 4 ounces at most.” Pg. 13 The imagery reveals that the thumb is burnt which caused the thumb to look dark brown and the quote also give the audience an image of what a dead person’s thumb would feel like. “He

  • Sex Work In The Workplace

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    prostitution, exotic dancing, pornography, etc. (Mavin and Grandy 2013, pg. 237). And many women, most of who are poor and working class women (Brooks 2005, pg. 15), choose to enter this occupation to financially support themselves and their families. However, though this form of work present high demands, it fails to share similar economic, social, and cultural practices like occupations in the “mainstream labour market” (Mavin and Grandy 2013, pg. 237). In turn, workers face stigmatization and exploitation

  • Linda Napikoski's Analysis

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    tipping from our age group, again linking to the stereotypes and standards teenagers are predefined to. This is not to say all teenager tip properly, but rather a majority of us will tip based on service received. I have had experienced going to a restaurants with a older age group of individuals and me personally paid for the entire bill and left the normal 15-30% tip based on service received (these service are just common task of ensuring your drinks never go empty, empty plates are remove, orders

  • Comparing Romeo In Shakespeare's The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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    The Reality of Romeo Romeo a kind, noble sir. Romeo is a character that is more realistic to today's audience. Romeo shows heroism and compassion all through the play. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, is supposed to be a tragedy it shows how love was won, but by hurt and sadness that was done.Romeo shows his love for Juliet in many special and heroic ways throughout the story. Even though the struggles, trial, and tribulation they face, Romeo still stays true with Juliet in more ways than one and