• “I wonder if Princeton should be poorer.”
    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 idea of “Princeton...
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  • ANYWAYS BYE
    affordability. I tend to dream of returning to Baltimore, an even cheaper 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...
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  • history
    Arne Engelbrecht 25143484 HIST 111 Essay assignment: Nelson R. Mandela 18 March 2014 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 at Mvezo, in tiny village near the Mbashe River in the district of Umtata. In Xhosa Rolihanda means ‘’pulling the branch of a tree’’ but also ‘’troublemaker’’...
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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 is...
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  • Leaders
    activist or leader in the community? I ask myself and I am sure that you ask yourself to how do I become a leader and what do I have to do to become one in my community? What do you do when want to know how to do something you ask someone that knows what to do and how to do it. In comes Mr. James Lewis he isn’t...
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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 hundred...
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  • Childhood Atheism
    thereof) in his essay “Salvation.” He details the first time he was “saved from sin”(203), where he and the other children in his aunt’s growing church are made to sit in the front row of the church to be “brought to Jesus”(203). In many ways Langston Hughes’ essay strikes chords with my own childhood...
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  • osha
    peace with your friends. Do all for the glory of Marduk, God of Righteousness.‖ You must take these new laws out to all the city-states and instruct my deputies there. Before you go, I need you to prepare the arguments you will put forth as to why these laws should be obeyed. Study other kingdoms and...
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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 dreams...
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  • Irish History-Socialism and James Connolly
    were more valuable to society. In both countries, power was taken away from the people rather than given to them, this is no better than capitalism in my eyes. Real socialism is where people rule themselves through non-authoritarian worker’s councils, there would be no politicians or government as such...
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  • Helen Keller
    the world with amazing and countless abilities. 	A large amount of Helen's accomplishments would not have been possible if it weren't for her mother and father. Her parents read about Samuel Gridley Howe's accomplishments with the deaf and blind at the Perkins Institution in Boston. With this...
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  • Essay
    for her violent protests, fire starting, stone throwing, broken windows and numerous assaults, this caused her to go to prison many times. In this essay I will explain the events of Emily Davison's life in more depth. Emily Wilding Davison was born in Blackheath, in Southeast London on 11 October...
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  • Carnegie
    with the heroics of the underdog and their fight for equality. Andrew Carnegie's mother was the strong parent in the family. She protected her two sons from associating with any corrupting values. Andrew said, "Yes, mother would have taken her two boys, one under each arm, and perished with them then they...
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  • Jonathan Franzen - the Discomfort Zone - an Analysis of One Man's Identity
    Jonathan Franzen's The Discomfort Zone is essentially a collection of Franzen's essays published in The New Yorker that deal with problems, life – time experiences, both social and emotional aspect of the author's life. This essay will focus mainly on Franzen's effectual attempt to create a self – portrait...
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  • Essay on Star Wars
    Essay on Star Wars “Aren’t you a little short for a storm trooper?” (Lucas New Hope 40). Rings a bell, doesn't it? This is one of the many quotes and a memorable one from Princess Leia in George Lucas’s saga Star Wars. Lucas had created an all American myth and was the first to do it. His movie saga...
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  • This Cody
    “This Cody” Comparison Essay “What I wanted, I know now, was just to say our son’s name out loud. The crisp “c” and the rolling “o” and the slight flick of the tongue for the “dy”” (Anderson 5). This quote comes from the story “This Cody” by Lauri Anderson. It states how the narrator misses being able...
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  • Drunkenness
    drunk dad (read)? Ok here is low down, prepare to read. My Mom and Dad spit up when I was little (like two years old), due to his unfaithful ways, and abuse and alcohol problem, so my sister and I go back and fourth now. They both remarried my Dad had another child but unfortunately got a another divorce...
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  • College Essay
    Teddie Akoi Period 6 Ms.Smith 11-28-12 Compare and Contrast Samurai's Garden essay Throughout this novel there are a lot of characters worthy of comparing and contrasting, however I've decided to analyze Matsu, and Stephen relationship. The base of Matsu and Stephen relationship sort of reminds...
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  • A Critics Opinion of a Doll's House
    sexuality i.e. feminism, the wrong doing of the father figure, and spiritual revolution. I believe these critics are each right in their own way from my understanding of the play and their ideas about the play. Sexuality or, in the case of A Doll’s House, feminism plays a huge role in how Nora ends...
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  • Policy on Non-Violence
    My personal position on the issue of nonviolence is something that I have spent many years attempting to establish and I feel that I have yet to reach a sound and fully developed stance. Before I outline my position I think that it is essential that I mention my family background and my personal position...
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