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Why Summer is my Favorite Season of the Year - My favorite season of the year is summer because of the warm weather, the school vacation, and the endless fun. I really enjoy the warm weather because it’s the perfect atmosphere to do outdoor activities. My favorite part about summer has to be the fact that school is closed for two months. During summer, you’re free to do whatever you want, not worrying about curfew or waking up early for school. Summer time is a great time to relax with friends and family by soaking up the sun at a beach or simply having dinner together....   [tags: Favorite Season, Descriptive] 524 words
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A Freudian Analysis of Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - A Freudian Analysis of Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) "Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat" can be a poem that represents a sexist view of women while identifying the three psychological entities; the id, ego, and superego. The cat in the poem represents the human female. Throughout the poem it is referred to as a "she", and identified with similar, sexist traits that women have. These traits are laziness, the need for shiny, pretty objects, and an unquenchable desire for material goods....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 545 words
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Formalistic Approach to Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - Formalistic Approach to Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) Formal analysis of poetry helps to unfold the underlying meaning of a poem. This technique does not focus on the author of the poem, or what was happening in history during the time when the poem was written, but instead puts emphasis on the actual mean of the work. Formal analysis breaths life into the literary work and allows the poem to speak for itself. For example, in Thomas Grays' poem "Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes," paying close attention to word choice, structure, and rhyme scheme illuminates the actions of the prowling cat....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 583 words
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Formalistic Approach to Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - Formalistic Approach to Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) Ode to the Death of a Favourite Cat is a very interesting poem especially when you begin to break it down using the formalistic approach to literature. This poem at first glance could be taken as just another story about a cat that drowns trying to eat his prey, the goldfish. As we look more closely we realize that the poem has so many more meanings. The form of a poem is also a large component on the effectiveness. This poem has 7 stanzas with 6 lines in each....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 627 words
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Morals of Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - Morals of Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) It is very difficult to understand what a writer mean when they write a poem, because you have to get in to a frame of mind that you think the writer was in when they composed the poem. In the Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes, Thomas Gray uses a cat and fish to teach a moral. In the Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes the setting was set in the first stanza. The poem gave you an idea that it took place in a very nice house that had a large china vase, that held water, also it give the allusion that in this vase were flowers and fish....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 662 words
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Formalistic Approach Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - Formalistic Approach Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) In Thomas Gray's poem "Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat," we find many examples of the Formalistic Approach. In this poem, we find numerous examples of alliteration, rhyme scheme, puns, and creative word choice. This poem is very joyful and fun to read because the author is very creative in his choice of words and phrases. In the first stanza, we figure out where this event is taking place or in other words, we find out the setting....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 698 words
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The Dead Kitty in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - The Dead Kitty in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) Gray's "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes" is a story of a curious cat that ends up in Purrgitory (ha ha). Gray uses not only formalistic literary devices, but he also uses dialog. As Gray speaks to the reader, he uses word choice and allusions to convey the correlation between women and cats. Word choice plays a major roll in this poem, due to the fact that it helps set up allusion and other literary devices....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 626 words
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Greed in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) - Greed in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite)   Greed is one of the underlying themes found in Thomas Gray's Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat. This greed becomes the ultimate demise of the lead character, Selima the Cat. Mr. Gray uses a few different literary techniques to bring to life the inanimate written words. These techniques along with word choice allow for the possibility of many different interpretations of the text.   The general format Mr. Gray follows is seven stanzas of AACBBC form, wherein the A and B lines consist of eight syllables and the C lines consist of six....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays] 616 words
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My Favorite Day of the Week - Everyone has a favorite day, my favorite day happens to be at the end of the week. Monday to Saturday I work to what seem to be never ending shifts and go to school. Working all day just go to school at night. The week consist of hard work and hours of studying. When Sunday comes along all of that changes. Sundays are my favorite day of the week. Early in the morning I wake up cold, feeling my partners warm body across the bed. I snuggle up to him for warmth. The movement of my body awakens him....   [tags: Sunday, personal reflections] 526 words
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Favorite Sport: The Origin of Soccer - My favorite sport is association football, best known as soccer, is the most popular sport in the world that requires few elements to be played and is highly acclaimed. It is played around the world in a lot of countries and has big amounts of fans. It consists of eleven players on each side of the field, trying to get the ball to the opposing goal by crossing through the counter team by maneuvering the ball or performing a series of passes to get to the goal and score. Famous teams and players are widely recognized all over the world and most of them face in tournaments, which the best are the FIFA world cup for national teams and the UEFA champions league for club leagues....   [tags: soccor, tournaments, players]
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My Favorite Television Show - My favorite television show that I like to sit down and watch at the end of a long day is Reba. I always look forward to relaxing in front of the TV and watching the witty thirty-minute episodes. This show provides me the perfect comic relief at the time of day I need it most. The show features Reba playing the role of a single, divorced, mother with three children, a son-in-law, and a grandchild all living under her roof. Her ex-husband, Brock, and his younger, somewhat dimwitted new wife, Barbra Jean also live nearby and are constantly dropping in unexpectedly....   [tags: Sitcom Review] 774 words
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Favorite Character - A character from a story that I like the most would be Huckle Berry Fin from “ The Adventure of Huckle Berry Fin.” My character is strong, fearless, witty, and independent. In the story Huckle Berry and best friend Tom Sorier go and run away from home. I picked Huckle Berry because he was my favorite book when I was little also I admired his independence. Now let me tell you about my cool favorite character. As a little boy I admired Huckle Berry because he was a teenage boy that lived by himself and could hold his own....   [tags: Character Analysis] 664 words
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My Favorite Place - My favorite place as a child was County Park Lake. When we had family picnics because we all got together and there was great food and kids playing and the adults playing horse-shoes and could tell there was love for one another. There was no other place like this when I was a child. Some of my fondest memories was at that picnic site we should all have memories likes those. The entire family got together and it was always a last minute thing but no matter what was going on we all decide we would go up to County Park Lake to have family time....   [tags: Place Essay] 722 words
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My Favorite Character: Bella of Twilight - Do you have a favorite character from any book or story. I do and I would have to say mine is Bella. She is from the Twilight series. She is my favorite because of her image, what she does, and she and I are similar. I like the books she is in and she makes the stories more interesting and enjoyable to read. Bella is a seventeen year old girl who is from Phoenix, Arizona. She went up to live with her dad though because her parents were divorced in the book. She has dark brown hair, brown eyes, and pale skin....   [tags: Literary Characters] 602 words
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Three Favorite Texts from This Semester - ... One reason is because it’s a play. I like to read plays because you get everyone’s opinions and how they view different scenarios. Another reason I liked it is because it is so popular. Everyone knows the title Romeo and Juliet so it was nice actually getting to learn about what the fuss is about. It has been around for so many years, and it is still famous. The way Shakespeare is always dragging things on to make you believe that things could still turn out for the better amazes me. When reading the play people still have hope that things will turn out even the outcome is already stated in the Prologue....   [tags: reading, play, characters, tragedy] 594 words
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Favorite Scenes from the Color Purple - What would it be like to live in a world where you don’t have any say in what goes on in your own life. While The Color Purple doesn’t ask think question directly it really causes its viewers to begin to wonder what it would have been like to live in the world that Alice Walker creates with her novel. In this story the main character is Celie. She is a black woman who never has had a choice in her life. From a young age her father abused her and then sent her off to marry a man who he did not know at all....   [tags: film analysis] 1066 words
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My Favorite Seasons: Summer and Winter - If I had to choose my favorite season it would be a very difficult choice. All four seasons are unique in their own special way, such as the climate, scenery, and activities. Although I enjoy the warmer months of summer, I also enjoy the cooler months of winter. In a sense, I have narrowed my favorite seasons down to two; summer and winter. The biggest difference between summer and winter is the climate. One of the main attractions of summer is the warm weather. I like being outside on a bright sunny day, and letting the sun warm my body....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 517 words
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Stamps Retell Favorite Stories for Children - Stamps retell favorite stories for children Many 2010 stamps may bring back childhood memories of reading and of being read to. Most of these stamps are part of the annual Europa series, which in 2010 features the common theme of children’s books. An exception is the Israeli souvenir sheet issued April 14 to commemorate the world stamp exhibition in London. The three stamps in the sheet reproduce illustrations from three children’s classics by British writers: Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, J.B....   [tags: Stamps] 709 words
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My Favorite APOD Nebulae Images - My Favorite APOD Nebula Images There are numerous mysteries contained within the Cosmos that have yet to fully be analyzed and appreciated. The unique events that transpire within the Universe everyday are unbelievably remarkable and captivating. Hidden within the immense ocean of stars we see every night lays an even more incredible spectacle in the form of Nebulae. The paragraphs that ensue will delve into the creation of Nebulae, and the many intriguing aspects of the most visually appealing amongst these particular phenomena....   [tags: Hydrogen Gas, Supernova Remnant]
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America's Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola - Coca-Cola is an American created multimillion dollar company who is best known for their non-alcoholic line of beverages. This company has been around for circa 120 years, so one can only imagine the amount of effort and thought that goes into an advertisement for this company. Everything, from the word choice to the graphics, is strategically placed, positioned and premeditated in order to optimize the effect that the advertisement has on not just the targeted consumer group but the goodwill of the company name....   [tags: Soda Pop, Advertisement, 1950s] 874 words
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My Favorite Website is Rollingstone - Rollingstone.com As s fan of music, movies, TV and just about all things pop culture it was hard for me to choose which was my favorite website. In this day and age, any and all information is just a click away. I chose a website that gives me access to all of these things and more, Rollingstone.com. As I subscriber to the magazine since 1997, I remember getting excited when they day came every 2 weeks or so (depending on the US postal service) when a new Rolling Stone magazine would find it's way into my mailbox....   [tags: Internet] 1303 words
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Los Angeles California: My Favorite Place to Visit - ... Even though the traffic is bad, it’s worth the hassle after getting to the fine restaurants. In my opinion, Los Angeles has the best restaurants on the west coast. The restaurants there have anything you want, at any time of the day, from breakfast at night to dinner in the morning and from soul food to seafood, all day long. My favorite restaurants are the Cheese Cake Factory, Norms Family Restaurant and Roscoe’s Chicken House; all with their own specialties. The Cheese Cake Factory, is famous for their cheese cake....   [tags: personal reflections] 518 words
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My Least Favorite Class My Freshman Year - The class that I like the least my freshman year is government, not only did I find out after half of the semester that I did not need the class I found out that I could not drop the class because I had to have 12 credits for my financial aid to cover my classes. I was so mad at my advisor for putting me in a class that I did not need and putting me in a situation that I could not do anything about. So I finished the class and ended with a low grade because I did not enjoy the class. I did not like the teacher he made a lot of squiggly lines and boxes and circles and I need words not just random drawings on a dry erase board and that was not even the worst part I told him that I couldn’t un...   [tags: government college class] 519 words
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My Favorite Kind of Vague - My Favorite Kind of Vague When dreams mix with realities it’s 2 o’clock on a Sunday morning, and no one is awake but you, scribbling on a notebook pad behind the bathroom door, trying to grasp how something so mild, how heartwarming, could be converted by its counterpart. I read this book last summer, it was required reading, everyone told me it was horrible. The book takes place in the south at this boy’s boarding school called Devon during the summer session, in it Gene, this guy with a terrible sense of self and an even worse self-esteem, engages in a codependent relationship with the magnificent athlete Phineas....   [tags: Personal Narrative Jealousy Envy Essays] 1395 words
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Personal Narrative: A Day In My Favorite City - Stepping out of Port Authority, I watched the city for a moment. I absorbed everything. I missed the town for the several months that had passed since my last visit. I smelled the toasted, sugary nuts from street vendors, I heard the cab horns honking, I watched people cross streets all together in a mob, as soon as the red hand changed to a walking person. I listened to people saying hello, and people saying goodbye to each other outside of the bus station. I watched a cab pass with an ad for the Chicago Broadway show on top of it....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 895 words
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: My Favorite US President - ... Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in New York near the village of Hyde Park. Roosevelt was home schooled up until the age of fourteen, when he attended Groton school for boys. After graduating in 1900, Roosevelt attended Harvard University where he obtained a degree in only three years. During his last year at Harvard he became 1 My Favorite President Officer Mannarino February 14, 2014 Cadet V. Bustillos engaged to Eleanor Roosevelt, niece of Theodore Roosevelt and his fifth cousin....   [tags: Politician, Government, America]
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My Least Favorite Gender of Music is Rap - The music that I like the least is rap music. Whilst it may add some small positivity to the world mostly it’s based on hate, disrespect, money, misogyny, violence, anger and an almost all encompassing negative worldview. The performance forces are many and varied. Drums, keyboards, bass, synthesizers and turntables are common. Many use samples of other artists work and incorporate them into their music. In fact sampling is rather common in rap music. Which isn’t bad as long as it adds to the work....   [tags: Gangster Rap, Negativity] 602 words
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One of America’s Favorite Sports Could be in Danger - One of America’s Favorite Sports Could be in Danger Hockey is one of the most exciting and rapid growing sports. It is fast-paced with tons of action that keeps its fans on their feet. One of the most enticing aspects of the game is the energy the players exert on the ice. Each season the players get bigger and stronger, and become more competitive. This would not be a bad thing, except their force is used to overpower their opponents and has led to an increase in the number of injuries over the years....   [tags: Athletics ]
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My Two Favorite Sports: Tennis vs. Basketball - As many can tell you there is nothing quite like the feeling of playing the sport you love with crowds cheering for you to win. Everyone can feel this way because sports are relatively simple and easy to play with practice. I remember I used to hate the idea of playing any sport, but when once I started to play I didn’t want to stop; two sports that I particularly enjoyed playing were baseball and tennis. Although Baseball and tennis are both sports that involve using a club to hit an airborne ball, they differ because of the equipment used to play them, the rules for each game and the way points are scored....   [tags: Tennis, Basketball, sports,] 526 words
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My Three Favorite Books - My Three Favorite Books While packing up, saying goodbye for the last time, and moving away from home I would be reviewing the items that were in my suitcase. My toothbrush, contact case, and glasses would be the first to be checked off on my mental list of "must haves", but I would also make sure I had packed my three favorite literary works. Assuming that there are no libraries at my disposal near my new residence, J. D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye, Shakespeare's Macbeth, and Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis would sit atop all of my personal belongings....   [tags: Papers] 602 words
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My Favorite Summer Vacation - My favorite summer vacation was when my Father took me to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. What made it even more memorable was the fact that it was my very first time on an airplane. I cannot recall another time in my life when I experienced so much joy. That trip to Universal Studios was the first time my Father and I actually did something together, just the two of us and was something brought me close to my Father. In this essay I will tell you about my plane ride over there, what I did right when I got there, and about my time at Universal Studios....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 900 words
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My Favorite Horse Show - As the first rays of the sun peak over the horizon, penetrating the dark, soft light illuminates the mist rising up from the ground, forming an eerie, almost surreal landscape. The ground sparkles, wet with dew, and while walking from the truck to the barn, my riding boots soak it in. The crickets still chirp, only slower now. They know that daytime fast approaches. Sounds, the soft rustling of hooves, a snort, and from far down the aisle a sharp whinny that begs for breakfast, inform me that the crickets are not the only ones preparing for the day....   [tags: Personal Narrative, descriptive essay] 1571 words
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My Favorite Restaurants - My Favorite Restaurants As far back as I can remember, I have always liked going out to eat. Two of my favorite restaurants are Jake’s and McDonald’s. Though both are places to dine they have their differences in their ambiance, waiting, and expense. When deciding where to go to eat, I have three things to think about. I must consider the atmosphere or where I want to go. The amount of time I have is another consideration. The amount of money that I am able to spend is a big influence. The atmosphere at Jake’s is casual, and people came to spend several hours....   [tags: Eating Jake's McDonald's Essays] 773 words
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My Favorite Cartoon - My Favorite Cartoon ¡V The Simpsons Watching a hilarious cartoon on television may seem like the most relaxed thing in the world. However, ¡§The Simpsons¡¨ is not only a stupid funny cartoon to keep us laughing for joy but also a clever TV program mixed up with irreverence and slightly twisted morality. I¡¦m not saying that how much influence this show can bring to our reality. But I think it¡¥s very well written. Also it constantly reflects and spoofs our society. The whole story takes place in a mythical town of Springfield in America....   [tags: essays research papers] 504 words
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Favorite Norse Myths - Favorite Norse Myths Published by: Scholastic Inc. 2.) The Types of stories found in this book are based on Norse Mythology. They contain information on the creation of the Earth, (Midgard), and some of the trials that the gods and goddesses had gone through. 3.) One of the myths that I enjoyed was the first one on creation, entitled: Creation: The Nine Words. This story tells us how in the beginning there was nothing other than fire, ice, and mist. The land with all the ice was called Niflheim, and the land of fire was Muspell....   [tags: essays research papers] 3728 words
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My Favorite Web Site and Why - My Favorite Web Site and Why Some Works Cited Missing In contrast to most of the other people in this class, I had never done any net surfing. So to prepare for this paper I explored the WWW for approximately seven hours. This helped to create an impression on me of what constitutes a good Web site. Finally, I decided on a favorite SF/CP Web site and I asked myself what made this site better than others. The Web site is dedicated to William Gibson (Foley) site which scrolls a picture of the writer on the site projecting an air of authority....   [tags: Analysis Web Design Essays] 1470 words
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Finding Deeper Meaning in Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat - Finding Deeper Meaning in Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat        First impressions are important when meeting new people, applying for jobs, and even when reading literature. It provides us with an idea of what is going on, where things are taking place, and who the important characters are. This first impression can be described is the Pre-Critical Response; the average reader performs this type of analysis every time he or she reads. For some people, this simplistic perspective is satisfactory; others find the quest for deeper understanding intriguing and part of the ultimate experience gained through literature....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays]
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Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albon - ... Morrie thought Mitch many lessons but the most important one was “Love or perish”. In his fourteen Tuesday lessons with Mitch, Morrie taught him that love is the most important piece of every person and every relationship, and that to live without it, as Mitch says “is to live with nothing”. Morrie ones sad “most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in” Pg. (52). The importance of love in his life is especially clear to Morrie as he becomes weaker and more dependent on others and without the help and care of the people he loves, and who love him, he would perish....   [tags: love or perish, favorite professor] 624 words
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My Favorite Author: Stephen King - My Favorite Author: Stephen King “It hit you like the flu or a summer cold, only it kept on getting worse, presumably until you choked to death on your own snot or until the fever burned you down. It was highly contagious.” (The Stand, 65) This quote shows what Stephen King as a writer means to me. His writing is infectious. Once I have read one of his novels, I want more. The desire to read his words gets worse the longer I wait. No, reading novels by Stephen King won’t kill a person, but “it [is] highly contagious.”As one can tell from the above excerpt, King has a way of creating an image in the reader’s mind....   [tags: Horror Stories Literature Authors Essays]
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My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative - My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative My Recreation room is an excellent place to lounge; it is the den in my home. Where my family can listen to music, or just getaway from the rat race of society. This den offers superior comfort and entertainment. It is a "no work area", which creates a soothing and peaceful environment. This room represents total rest and relaxation for the whole family. My family enjoys the den, because the air is cool with the slight fragrance of lemon pledge. The floors are of very thick soft carpet, for walking or lying....   [tags: Papers] 372 words
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My Favorite Job-Personal Narrative - My Favorite Job-Personal Narrative Working at Woodcreek Athletic Club is the best job I ever had. The hours and pay were great. I had the best boss anyone could have, and I learned an astounding amount. The hours and pay made working at Woodcreek very enjoyable. My schedule was very flexible and could usually adjust it to fit my needs. If I needed to pick the kids up from school I could come in early so that I could leave early. I could also work out or play racquetball during working hours. They never would say anything to me as long as the club was operating smoothly....   [tags: Papers] 595 words
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Personal Experience: My Favorite Type of Music is Rock and Roll - ... Earlier genres of music in my opinion didn’t have the same type of rhythm, speed, syncopation or the strong back beat, the riffs and the hooks that rock & roll has. I also like the vocal ranges that some of the rock & roll musicians have and their ability to make them sound so unique. From the early 60’s and on, the music in general just sounded a lot better. Rock and roll during these times also became more rhythmically better. I personally have always enjoyed the different and unique sounds of the instruments that the musicians in rock & roll bands could make using the synthesizer, their electric guitars, the acoustic, the drums, keyboards etc… compared to the other genres of music....   [tags: rhythm, backbeat, genres] 778 words
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The Unique Portrayal of Heroines in The Awful Truth and My Favorite Wife - ... As a result, Lucy claimed as Jerry’s sister and tricked him and his new girlfriend on Barbara’s appointment to debunk Jerry’s falsehood and to lower the impression formed by Barbara’s family. For sure, both Ellen and Lucy get their husbands or even the whole family back. Although heroines were shocked by the facts initially, a new wife appearing and the love between the couple remaining, they still took the most positive actions they could. From my perspective, that also becomes one of the reasons why the screwball comedy prevailed in 30s, doing something and even getting the best results that heroines had ever expected....   [tags: screwball comedy, marriage, zany] 782 words
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My Favorite Work of Edgar Allen Poe Masque of the Red Death - ... They wanted to lock themselves inside the walls, to lock the Red Death out. As the party and plague continued to rule Prince Prospero and his friends, they all began to feel nervous and agitated for an unknown reason. The tension caused by these feelings was intensified when many individuals in the party became aware of a mysterious masked figure, who was sneakily and silently spreading its presence (sickness) around the castle. The shadowy masked figure was the Red Death itself. I loved this concept and plot because I believe that it appropriately infused this death with a happy and joyful time, which really showed The Red Death’s power and ever-presence during its reign....   [tags: concept, symbols, history, haunting] 629 words
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My Favorite Simile in "The Iliad" and other Personal Responses to "The Iliad" - One of my favorite similes in The Iliad is in the beginning of Book Three when the armies are closing in on each other. Paris challenges the Achaeans to send their best warrior to fight him one-on-one. When Menelaus saw him “flaunting before the troops” (III: 25) he “thrilled like a lion lighting on some handsome carcass, lucky to find an antlered stag or wild goat just as hunger strikes--he rips it, bolts it down, even with running dogs and lusty hunters rushing him” (III: 25-29). This is an allusion to animal-like behavior, which shows up quite often in the poem....   [tags: Iliad, Homer, ] 733 words
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Death to Feminists in Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat - Death to Feminists in Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat For any scholar, the feminist method of criticizing literature is something that can no longer be pushed under the carpet and ignored. But before this modern idea overruns literary society and causes many great pains, one should read a simple, yet subtle, poem by English poet Thomas Gray. In "Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes", Gray gives a solemn warning to those who would use Feminism too freely and without checks to guards its attempts to overrun literary criticisms....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism] 422 words
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Alcohol: The World's Favorite Drug by Griffith Edwards - In Alcohol: The World’s Favorite Drug, written by Griffith Edwards, the many stages, views and sides of alcohol are addressed. Not only does one see the present effects of alcohol, but one sees the history and future of alcohol, both scientifically and socially. The author’s purpose was to demonstrate that alcohol has many faces to be differentiated and it has been this way for an extensive amount of time. It begins with the physiological effects of the drug alcohol. One particular fact I found interesting was that alcohols effects depend not only on the chemicals, but on how the drinker believes it will affect them and the environment they are in....   [tags: Alcohol Alcoholism Drinking Binge] 1113 words
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Personal Narrative: My Favorite Noncompetitive Activities - My Three Favorite Noncompetitive Activities The three different activities I like is bicycling, camping, and hiking. I got interested in camping because, you get to see the outdoors, and see the stars, and eat burnt marshmallows. This is very fun. Also, because this is a group activity. I also got interested in hiking because, it keeps you in shape, and its just plain fun and it is a dual activity. I got interested in bicycling because, you get to travel around in it, and it keeps you in shape, and it is very fun....   [tags: essays research papers] 391 words
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