Ride Essays

  • Sally Ride: The Pioneer

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    Sally Ride: The Pioneer Throughout history, it is evident that women have been oppressed in one way or another. Whether it be from not getting the same pay as a man or not getting an education at all. Women all around the world have strived to get the same rights as men have and this is seen in different fields. Sally Ride, the youngest and the first American woman to go to space is an inspiration to women all around the world for opening the doors for women. Sally Ride’s encounters in the field

  • Compare And Contrast Paul Revere's Ride

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    Paul Revere’s Ride Paul Revere is best known for a famous ride that he took to warn people in Lexington and Concord, about the British's plan to attack. There are two pieces of text to analyze. A poem called “Paul Revere’s Ride,” written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And also a letter written by Paul Revere to his friend Dr. Jeremy Belknap. The two pieces of text will also be compared so we can see the similarities and differences. The text talks about the story of Revere’s ride and his journey

  • James Patterson's Maximum Ride

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    James Patterson’s book, Maximum Ride, is quite the journey. It is a sensational and conflicting story that definitely the reader intrigued. It is about six young kids who finally escaped from a lab where they were experimented on and were brought there after being kidnapped. The six kids are; Max, who has the leader role in the group, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Angel and Nudge. They have grown up together and are on the mission to find their parents. The flock is taken in by Anne, who works for the FBI

  • Personal Narrative: Summer At Six Flags In Colorado

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    without the gratifying feeling of accomplishment. It happened on our road trip this summer at Six Flags in Colorado. My cousins and I made a deal that we had to try every ride they suggested at least once. Now, this sounded like a superb deal to me for I am always up for a daring adventure and how bad could it be, they are just rides. I remember how brimful the place was, it felt like I was at black Friday with all of the parents hustling and bustling around with arms filled with shopping bags or I

  • Personal Narrative: Riding A Snowboard

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    guessed that patience would teach me so many things in life. It played an important role in my life the day I was learning how to ride a snowboard. Small lessons can help you later in life. On that cold winter’s day, I learned that practice and patience are significant things that life teaches us. “I want to try the snowboard now,” I said as I watched my little brother ride down our hill without any troubles at all. The smile on his face made me want to surpass him even more. I wanted to be better

  • Creative Writing: Homelessness

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    I was gone in a week. As far as I could tell, my parents hadn’t noticed. I moved two states over, and got a job. I was homeless for a long time. I’ve got a car, and a scrungy apartment. It’s been about two years since then. No one else has approached me spouting nonsense about a chosen one. It’s mostly just the same old thing. I go to work come home eat microwave noodles, and wish I hadn’t died. The parking lot of my building is where I spend most of my time. They don’t allow smoking inside, and

  • Essay On Why Do People Complain Too Much

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    Do people complain too much? When nothing goes right the way you plan it, you start to think that you don’t belong in this world. Then you start to complaint and pin out all the negative stuffs that had happen in your life. You complain about the negatives in life without looking at the positives in your life. Then you keep telling yourself that you’re not worth it. Complaining is part of human development in life. Every time something doesn’t seem right they see the wrong as a failure in life and

  • How Stupid I Am Essay

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    How Stupid I am and Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Accept Me Dear admission officer, I know it will be a boring essay for you if I tell you about how sad my life is and I didn’t want to brag about how brilliant I am either. So, to catch your attention, I have decided to write an essay about how stupid I am and reasons why you shouldn’t accept me into your school. In my first semester on primary school, I was ranked 48th out of 60 students but surprisingly, I was 15th the next semester and 7th in my third

  • Summary Of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's Vertuous Women

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    “History is not just what happened in the past. It is what later generations choose to remember” (Ulrich 667). These words are extracted from an essay that can be found in the journal article written by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich titled, Vertuous Women Found: New England Ministerial Literature, 1668-1735. Ulrich never expected such a phrase to arise in the way that it did, which surprised her tremendously. A quick web search for the slogan, “well behaved women seldom (or rarely) make history” resulted

  • Triumph Of The Will Analysis

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    surrounding these crowds sheds more light onto the persuasive nature of the film. Six minutes into the film, clips of women with their babies and other young children, with wide eyes and bright smiles, are shown waving towards Hitler and his cabinet as they ride in the parade. These shots further persuade the audience that the German people, both young and old, adore

  • Personal Narrative: Blue Water Collide

    887 Words  | 4 Pages

    the one that is right in front of us. She turned back around and told my brothers and me to put some pep in our step so we can get to the rides, as if she didn 't hear a word I just said. As my family moved along, I trudged behind because I knew we weren 't going to the enormous water slide. After we went through the park and rode the other little water rides, roller coasters, and of course the lazy river, we decided to call it a day and head home, but since we were on the other half of the park

  • Why We Can T Wait Speech Analysis

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    King was the leader of the civil rights movement in the United States during the 1950 and 1960. His nonviolent approach to social reform and political activism, characterized by mass marches and large gatherings designed to demonstrate both the widespread acceptance of the tenets of civil rights and the barbarism of those who opposed them, contrasted with the confrontational methods espoused by Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam. King's Letter from Birmingham City Jail (1963) and the 1963 speech in

  • Personal Narrative: The Roller Coaster Assistant

    1843 Words  | 8 Pages

    The late summer sun beat down on me from my seat in coaster train. Sweat coated back, both from the heat, and nerves. My heart thundered in my chest as I clutched the sides of my seat, preparing myself for the insane ride I was about to do. I kept my eyes down, to afraid to look at the monstrous, 400 foot hill looming ahead of me. Breathe in, breathe out, I told myself. Breathe in, breathe out. Eli looked over at me, his face blood red, the exact color I knew mine probably was too. “You look like

  • Social Criticism In The Simpsons: The Simpsons

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    Criticism is the practice of judging the benefits and faults of something or someone. The term social criticism refers to a mode of criticism that locates the reasons for malicious conditions in a society considered to be in a flawed social structure. Every day there is a constant social criticism on the TV shows, but why will I focus on a TV show? This is because in our century, people use more TV or Internet as media of information than a physical newspaper, so is the main media for the transmitting

  • John Locke's Principles Of Morality

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    John Locke: He is the father of British empiricism. He defines morality as based on the command of God. According to Locke, the basic principles of morality are decreed by God and are self-evident. From these self-evident principles, detailed rules of conduct can be deduced with certainty as in mathematics. In other words, Locke maintains that good actions tend to cause pleasure while bad action tends to cause pain. For Locke, morality is the law of God, and God supports his laws with sanctions.

  • The Blair Witch Project Analysis

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    Even from the beginning, this film both sets itself apart with the first-person “found footage” style, while at the same time, also has the chance to be not very different at all. Personally, I believe the movie certainly achieved the former statement; setting itself apart in a number of different ways. While taking from budget-cutting idea of Eduardo Sánchez’s The Blair Witch Project, using a camera carried by a character– in this case the protagonist– it also steers away from the horror genre that

  • The Importance Of Banning Cell Phones In Schools

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    Buying materials for the classroom aren’t as cheap as it used to be from pens to pencils or even notebooks and calculators, phones can do the same thing any of these materials can do. Materials for school aren’t cheap anymore, that's why students should be able to bring their own phones to class and use them instead of charging the schools thousands of dollars to buy materials when that money could go towards the refurbishment of the school. Though cell phones are currently banned in many classrooms

  • The Longest Ride Comparison

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    Blue Carpenter Mrs. George Film and Literature 25 April, 2017 The Longest Ride Nicholas Sparks, an author everyone knows, created another masterpiece in 2013, with his novel, The Longest Ride. As many of his novels do, The Longest Ride developed into a movie, directed by George Tillman Jr. Throughout the movie, viewers can see how individual characters develop and how their inter tangled relationships develop as well. With the help of the movie, some viewers can see the emotions felt between characters

  • The Freedom Ride Speech

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    Danny Chan English 2 November 3, 2014 During the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, there was an extremely important event called the Freedom Rides. This event was extremely important because this action openly defied the Jim Crow Laws in the south. In the south, racism was a norm and almost everyone discriminated against the blacks. The Freedom Riders set out to change that and they have made a mark on history by defying the South’s strict rules. A man that has made a mark as deep as the freedom

  • 'Forgiveness In Octavia Butler's Kindred'

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    When we feel wronged by someone else, for something that been done to us, someone we care about or to our lineage, we seek to get revenge in one way or the other. This common mistake occurs around us in the world today. The compassionate act of forgiveness is not having the desire to punish those who offend us, or our ancestors in one way or another. Forgiveness is the quality that separates civilized human beings from animals in the wild. It is essential in overcoming anger inflicted to us by others