Touch the Sky Essays

  • The Show Goes On Lup Fiasco Analysis

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    CS Lewis stated, “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” This directly correlates with the life of Lupe Fiasco, which he demonstrates in many, if not all of his song’s lyrics. “The Show Goes On” in particular discusses the hardships Fiasco underwent as a young child, yet he managed to persevere. Throughout this song Fiasco hints to events that occurred in his life, while encompassing generalizations so that his listeners are able to relate. Instead of disregarding

  • He Lives By Simon Dewey Analysis

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    of a tomb while gazing up towards the sky. The tomb is made up of many large gray stones as the man steps out of the tomb there is sand and green plants and stems located on the right hand side of the tomb. As the man step over the step way there is a giant round stone which was used for a door to cover the opening behind the man. As the man is stepping out in the nightfall there is a bright shining light beaming on his face that appears to come from the sky. The lighting is directed only on the

  • Descriptive Essay On Primavera

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    Una Scena in Primavera Against my glassy eyes is the reflection of a grand capitol, far too vast to be encompassed in the eyes of an individual. The sky, a jade ocean speckled with dots of white paint, served to frame each rooftop that reached beyond the densely forested mountains to touch it. I allowed the spring breeze to flow through my feathers as I circled. Oh, how I adored this city when I once walked it’s streets as a man. Even from afar, the amethyst statue of a woman clothed in a silken

  • Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night

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    Saint-Remy’s asylum. Others say it was painted by memory by a dream he supposedly had. Vincent tried to calm his anxiety by painting how his mental condition let him see things; big and with movement. "You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream." That’s the phrase Van Gogh used to describe his magnificent piece of art.

  • Tropical Island Research Paper

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    Imagine you are on the tropical island of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean. There is powdery soft golden sand where the warm jewel-colored ocean water meets the shoreline. As the waves come crashing in, you will find the seagulls taking off for flight. Off in the near distance the feathery palm trees sway in the wind, as if they are synched in motion to a song. The air is full of a fresh salty aroma and your skin feels sticky from the suns heat beaming down on you in all her glory. The warm

  • Descriptive Essay On Sangre De Cristo

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    cut off from nearly all hints of human presence lies a small paradise deep within the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, the cold mountain air has a cleansing quality; it calms the mind and washes away the dirt and grit of the city air. At night the skies are so clear that, even on a full moon, the stars come out to play. They illuminate the world beneath with their whimsical light, allowing the shadows of the ponderosa pines to dance along the ground, speckling their groves with deep shadows and bright

  • Short Story: Necklace Of Coin

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    Necklace of Coin Dawn is lightening the sky through the treetops, and Somnus is trying his best to ignore it. His bedroll lays on the edge of the camp tucked in a small glade, closer to the bright greens of the birches’ summer leaves just picked out in the suggestion of light. The air is still crisp with the damp of dew. In the cool morning, the smoky hint of the campfire lingers on his tongue. Somnus shrinks a bit deeper in his bedroll. Scrunching his fingers in the fabric, he tries to focus on

  • Conformity In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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    Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron is a short story published in 1961 that I would describe as having the theme of futuristic-science-fiction. The short is set in the year 2081 where in the United States new amendments to the constitution has equalized all humans. Although, the author does not mention how this dystopia came to be and if the rest of the world has equalized all human beings, it is clear to me that in this dystopia, equality is an illusion, equality is not real. As I read this short

  • Descriptive Writing On A Boat Ride

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    “What a great day for a boat ride,” I thought to myself. It is a cozy warm, shorts and short sleeve shirt day at the time that people are arriving onto the big bulky catamaran. The sky is light blue with some dainty see-through clouds and a slight warm western breeze. I am located on one of the tropical islands of Hawaii, Kauai. The glossy white surface of the boat is blinding because of the reflection from the early evening sun. Teeth showing grins from children, parents, and grandparents appear

  • Pearl Harbor Speech Analysis

    997 Words  | 4 Pages

    December 7th, 1941, 6:32 A.M. Chen looks out at the sea from a small ship heading towards Pearl Harbor. It is a sunny day, all except for the foreboding storm clouds in the distance ahead of him. Standing at the deck, Chen sees the cloud and worries, but at last determines that his crew will be safe until they reach the port of Pearl Harbor. Practicing for his introduction speech he will be presenting in front of a group of businessmen in Pearl Harbor, Chen speaks self-assuredly: “Hello everybody

  • Civility And Savagery In Lord Of The Flies And The Hunger Games

    1641 Words  | 7 Pages

    Imagine the sight of an open blue sky, trees growing, and warm dry grass moving briskly by the air. And, in front of this scene, there is a wonderful endless pit, stained by blood and some partial limbs. The whole world has just decided to jump off a cliff, because why not escape the dark gripping fears that life holds? Society has darred and pushed each other off to this dark encasing hole. Sure it will hurt, but only for a little bit, right? Then it can all be over, done, and finished. But, common

  • A Day Before Hitman Analysis

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    Days Before Hitman The street was fallen in the dark as the moon began its journey to the sky. Leon sat on the chair and stayed near the window with his bulb eyes opened. There were bloodshot existed. It was a day after Leon had a beautiful meeting with his lovely Ava, and he figured out that he can’t contact her anymore when he gave her a phone call. Ava never rejects his phone call, something must have happened. He took a hat from nowhere and put it on his no hair head. It was now time for action

  • Jean Piaget's Stages Of Development

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    I am drawn by Aristotle’s saying everyone is born with a clean slate. It’s only over the period influenced by factors of inborn genetic coding, environment and upbringing molds the person to be. The physiological stages of development in our life process are the same across, while it’s the psychological factor that makes a difference in a person’s development. I have had the opportunity of travelling to several countries and have met families from different race and culture. I am fascinated to observe

  • Crispin The Cross Of Lead: An Analysis

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    In the book, “Crispin The Cross Of Lead” by Avi, Crispin’s experiences which have had a very impactful effect on his world due to changes which have caused him to be more content with his life, more lonely, and more self-dependent. After a very prolonged dreadful journey with countless number of hours Crispin keeps on asking himself questions about his existence. As Crispin wanders off into the unknown lands he comes across a warning from god in the shape of a corpse blocking his path, he ponders

  • Okonkwo's Flaws

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    In the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Okonkwo was a wealthy farmer and had two barns full of yams, he was already a great man for his age. Unoka, his father, had died ten years ago, was lazy and improvident and was in alot of debt and was a failure. Nwoye, Okonkwo’s first son, was twelve years old and was lazy, he starting to be like his grandfather. Okonkwo’s biggest flaw is the fear of becoming like his father and to becoming unsuccessful and less of a man. In chapter four, the whole

  • The Starfish Souls: A Short Story

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    The Starfish Souls The lighthouse laid right on the beach. It was a rusty structure with chipped and faded paint. The spiral staircase had a world of cobwebs around it and a layer of dust covered everything. The evil wizard Zorag lived on the top floor. He was an old, grumpy and cold hearted man who loved nothing more than to make the lives of others miserable. The wrinkles on the crank’s face made it look as if it was melting. His eyes were sunken into their sockets and the crows feet were etched

  • Commentary On The Tone Of Robert Frost's Poem

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    Tone: The tone of this poem seems to be a person who enjoyed listening to the sound of the calm sea at night. As he is standing by the window , he is seeing the tide getting fuller by the moment. The fact that he mentions the moon out at night makes the scenery even more beautiful. He says, listen ! hear the grating roar of pebbles( colorful rocks)which the waves draw back, and throw. The sound of the seas returns, up the high *strand, (*land at the edge of a body of water) ,After the crashing

  • My Favourite Place

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    coast, the coast is a beautiful place where I spend my days basking in the sun, swim in the crystal clear water and am lulled to sleep with the soothing sounds of the waves and warm sea breezes. The past days had been splendid with the sun high in the sky and the waves rolling in as usual. Knocking us from out cloud of happiness, the days started to become gray, the clouds became thick and full of rain with winds that made the waves roar. It looked like there was a bad storm coming so I decided to prepare

  • Landscape With Icarus

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    The sun sets on the horizon, casting deep shadows over the landscape. On the top of the cliff a donkey pulls a wooden plough behind him, guided by a lone man in red surrounded by browns, blues, and greens. The cliff tapers off, falling gently to a beach by the water where a Shepard herds his sheep, pure white and full of wool, while they feast on the bright bushes. Crouched on the shoreline, a fisherman in white waits patiently for a catch. In Peter Brugel’s Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus

  • How To Describe A Place To Remember Essay

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    Walking down the sidewalk until you glimpse the shining sun hit the white sand and crystal waters, the waves crashing down. The sun is slowly going down, the horizon is bright red with the reflection going across the entire ocean it seems. Sinking your feet into the warm sand, the feeling of relaxation rush throughout your body. The seagulls flying overhead feeling the water drop of their bright white feathers as they fly above. The closer you get to the water you realize it is clear as a crystal