• Carnegie
    the world in which I dwelt with my companions, all of them refined young men, striving to improve themselves and become respected citizens" (Carnegie 65). "I went to school at night and read history and classics on weekends. Every step of the way—factory drudge, office boy, messenger, I pushed...
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  • history
    character. Mandela also said ‘’although my mother was the centre of my existence, I defined myself through my father’’. (Mandela, 1995:26) Mandela didn’t know it at the time but his whole world was about change. His mother informed him that he wasn’t going to stay with them anymore Nelson didn’t...
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  • “I wonder if Princeton should be poorer.”
    If you’re a high school senior trying to seduce the admissions officer reading your application essay, this may not strike you as the ideal opening line. But Shanti Kumar, a senior at the Bronx High School of Science, went ahead anyway when the university prompted her to react in writing to the...
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  • An Island Like You
     Yee Yee it’s my essay  Check this An Island Like You, by Judith Ortiz Cofer is about a bunch of teens who live in the barrio of New Jersey. The short stories you read throughout the book will show you how they come of age and learn values and connect to their heritage. One theme that I like...
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  • Rizal
    Filipino Essays “RIZAL’S PLACE IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY” Adios, Patria adorada, region del sol querida, Perla del Mar de Oriente, nuestro perdido eden, A darte voy, alegre, la triste, mustia vida; Y fuera mas brillante, mas fresca, mas florida, Tambien por ti la diera, la diera por tu bien... One...
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  • Leaders
    the one spearheading the effort for the right. Back to my point for the essay, leaders can come from anywhere but to keep the cycle of leaders we have to study and know about the people before us so we can be productive leaders in our communities. James Lewis was born and raised in East Moline...
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  • Helen Keller
    became a member of the Socialist party. She was an aggressive suffragist and preferred strong and assertive tactics. During this time she also promoted a textile strike that took place in Lawrence, Mass. The strike was led my the Industrial Workers of the World. Being a socialist made Helen's...
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  • ANYWAYS BYE
    city with a more daring and distinctive arts scene, where I went to college and which I have missed ever since. My best friend from high school tells me that she and her new husband won’t move out of the city for a few years, but they’re already looking at bucolic properties upstate. Another couple...
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  • Childhood Atheism
    “brought to Jesus”(203). In many ways Langston Hughes’ essay strikes chords with my own childhood experiences with religion. My mother was a Sunday school teacher back in Connecticut. In her Sunday classes, we’d spend our time coloring in pictures depicting the fantastical adventures of Jesus...
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  • osha
    schemes and kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death. Anyone who attacks their father or mother is to be put to death. Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper‘s possession...
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  • Essay on Star Wars
    . Sadly it only lasted a little bit because Anakin quickly dies. Lucas shows this as the final state of Luke becoming a true Jedi knight. This is shown by Luke saying, “Never! I’ll never turn to the dark side. You’ve failed, Your Highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me” (Lucas Empire Strikes...
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  • Diaspora
    house in Rhode Island but Calcutta, where they were raised. I was aware that the things they lived for–the Nazrul songs they listened to on the reel-to-reel, the family they missed, the clothes my mother wore that were not available in any store in any mall–were at once as precious and as worthless as...
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  • Drunkenness
    us kids, my mother would step in. This was not good; he then would turn the anger towards her. As their fight escalates, us kids would just sit there as if we were solid bricks of ice. Hoping that this fight would not end up like the last one. But sure enough there went my dad reaching back as if...
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  • American Dream
    The American Dream Essay: You should always dream no matter how big or small. Having dreams push you to make change in your life, to reach and go after it. It makes you try to achieve it making it important for you. My parents tell me all the time never allow anyone or anything to take your...
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  • College Essay
    the strong punch of the water and then nothing;blackness”).             Stephen went to Tarumi to find refuge in their pure air. He became incredibly sick in Hong Kong, and to avoid infecting his little sister; Pie, his mother sent him to Kobe to live with his father(“My parents thought it might be...
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  • A Critics Opinion of a Doll's House
    game. I find in my reading and this makes the most sense to me because I totally thought the same thing when I read the story, “realizing that they have only been play-acting the perfect marriage, Nora changes, symbolically, and prepares to leave Torvald and also tells him, ‘I went from papa’s hands...
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  • Jonathan Franzen - the Discomfort Zone - an Analysis of One Man's Identity
    through the house and stripped the family photos out of every room. I'd been looking forward to do this almost as much as to my drink. My mother had been too attached to the formality of her living room and dining room to clutter them with snaphots, but elsewhere each wndowsill and each table-top was...
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  • Psychological Analysis: Arsat's Behaviors and Thoughts in “the Lagoon”
    ” as an approach of getting the full understanding of this character. Divided into three parts; Id, Ego and Superego, this essay covers all aspects of Arsat's behaviors and the reasons behind those behaviors deeply and clearly in psychoanalysis angle. Firstly, Id deals with wants unconsciously in...
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  • Essay
    public disturbance to burning post boxes and spent a number of short periods in jail, I know this information from reading her prison record. Emily, went on hunger strike in Strangeways Prison and that lead to being force fed, she described the torture as 'barbaric' she then threw herself down an...
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  • hamlet
    or be nothing worth!” When he returns from being kidnapped by pirates, he’s hardened and prepared for battle. He shows little remorse for killing his friends, “They are not near my conscience. Their defeat/ Does by their own insinuation grow”, and speaks highly of his ability, “Since he went into...
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