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Life Is to Have Hope, Purpose and Motivation - A new child is born into this world daily, but at the same time, there is someone whose life has passed on. In each circumstance we have a new revelation about life. However, when someone has passed away, the impact to those who lost the loved one can be pretty deep. It can be an emotional and mental challenge. The loss of someone so close changes the way we perceive life, and for some it creates a challenge or determination for their life. Last year, in September, my grandfather passed away unexpectedly....   [tags: personal reflections and change] 616 words
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Hope in The Lesson, by Toni Cade Bambera - After reading Toni Cade Bambara's, The Lesson, the reader is left with a sense of hope for the first person narrator Sylvia and her friends. Following her and her friends from the slums of New York, to a Fifth Avenue F.A.O. Swartz, one gets an idea as to the kind of environment they came from, the type of education they received, and the sense of economic imbalance they bear witness to. Through this the antagonist, Miss Moore, is able to let the children evaluate for themselves the difference between the Fifth Avenue world and the one they are from, at an age where the impression made upon them might generate a spark of desire to find out how they might achieve the same rewards Fifth Avenue...   [tags: The Lesson]
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Hope in Of Mice And Men - Hopes and Despairs of Dreams "Come on George, tell me, like how you done it before…….". "You get a kick out of it don't you; well here it goes like……." (13) George has told Lennie about their dream many times and yet Lennie always wants to hear it one more time. It was been told to Lennie so many times that even he can memorize the dream, meaning Lennie really loves the dream and even want to hear it more. Dreams can give people the will to live and the will to fight. People can lose their will to live or to achiever their goal if the dream is lost....   [tags: John Steinbeck] 791 words
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Motherhood, Sacrifice, and Hope for Humanity in _Frozen River_ - In Frozen River (2008), Courtney Hunt tells a story of a white, poverty-stricken mother of two, Ray Eddy (Melissa Leo), who partners by chance with a Mohawk Indian mother named Lila Littlewolf (Misty Upham), in smuggling of illegal immigrants to the US from Canada across the frozen river (St. Lawrence River) – the border. Author of The New York Times article aptly states that Hunt’s film “evokes a perfect storm of present-day woes: illegal immigration, ethnic tension, depressed real estate, high gas prices and dire poverty” (Holden)....   [tags: Film Analysis]
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Counselling: Providing Biblical Hope and Practical Help - 1. Background Information & Gathering data Theresa is 50 years old and is in good health. She has been happily married for the last 20 years and lives with her husband Ron, who due to a disability no longer works. They have two school going daughters, whose ages are 14 & 12. Theresa grew up in a well to do family; she is regularly in touch with her 3 siblings, 2 brothers and a sister. Her family is important to her and she shares a close relationship with her husband. She did a Masters in accounting studies, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has been very successful in her career....   [tags: Biblical Counselling Essays]
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Dreams may not always come true - “Dreams may not always come true, but they make life worthwhile.” Dreams are a part of everybody’s life, this term dream is widely used to express mental images of something we may want, or something we whish we where. Dreams usually are seen as false, or just a child’s thing however this is seen mainly as the dreams conflict with reality. Many films of the post-modernism era can be seen that you would have the stereotypical way of someone wishing for something and it comes true. Even so Dreams are worthwhile and this will be shown below: In the book looking for Alibrandi we see a typical year 12, student whom has never seen her father in her life and has always had the life long dream of...   [tags: essays research papers] 818 words
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Hope Floats - Hope Floats The movie I decided to watch is called Hope Floats. This is a great movie, and it not only should be about love, but it showed me about life. Do you think you can fix your life and get it back on the right track all on your own. All you have to do is just have to give hope a chance and believe that everything will get better someday. There is always a time in everyone’s life when something horrible happens. Sometimes it something that changes your very course of life in an instant....   [tags: essays research papers] 1683 words
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The Synchronization of Hope - ######################################## Part 4 #######################################3 For me, it’s not hard to get off on the right foot. I can easily adjust to the surroundings wherein I’m dropped off. That is of course if I can find some sufficient funds. Warming up to an area, as I stated previously, may to some, be a quite peculiar and ardent task. My only problem is that I’m quite withdrawn. But, am highly capable of an extremely successful human interaction when I feel there needs to be one....   [tags: pesonal recount and story] 787 words
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Love and Hate in Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part - Love and Hate in "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." "There's a thin line between love and hate" describes the theme of Michael Drayton's sonnet "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." Unlike most love sonnets, which talk about the many intricacies of love, Drayton's poem discusses the end of love and its possible recovery. This Shakespearean sonnet consisting of 14 lines can be subdivided into 3 parts. In each part, the poet uses a different voice. He uses 1st person in the first part, 3rd person in the 2nd part and 2nd person in the last part....   [tags: Since there's no help come let us kiss]
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie - In my view, intolerance is the unfair act of being treated unjustly by others. This closed-minded action is one that is unfortunately an increasing problem in today’s society for many different reasons. Intolerance is the greatest issue we face regarding discrimination and racism among others, increasing the tension and conflict between people. One example of Junior, also known as Arnold, experiencing intolerance is when he is made fun of by his peers on his reservation in Wellpinit for having a lisp and eye abnormalities....   [tags: Intolerance, Dangers of Alcohol]
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Lost Illusions, Bitter Wisdom and Fragile Hope in The Tempest - Lost Illusions, Bitter Wisdom and Fragile Hope in The Tempest    Is Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest, a drama of lost illusions, bitter wisdom and fragile hope. Before this question can be considered, one first has to interpret these terms. Perhaps "bitter wisdom" and "fragile hope" are fairly simple concepts to understand, "lost illusions" is somewhat less clear, particularly in the case of The Tempest.   There are three main interpretations of "lost illusions" that could be made. The first is that of a revelation of the mind; the discarding of an 'illusion' to reveal the truth of one's feelings....   [tags: Tempest essays]
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The Positive Messages in Romeo and Juliet - Even though life may hand us tragedies, hopefully in the end we can always take at least a little positive out of the situation. Life hands everyone challenges, the only difference between them is how we handle and deal with them, plus if we can always leave with a new outlook. Tragedies even such as Romeo and Juliet can still have positive legacies left through them. Humans tend to focus only on the negative, yet no matter what the situation, we should always be able to take something from it. This tragedy in general may topple over many tragedies, yet we can still name positive messages about the human spirit....   [tags: William Shakespear, love, hope, endurance]
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The Great Gatsby Theme Essay - Themes of hope, success, and wealth overpower The Great Gatsby, leaving the reader with a new way to look at the roaring twenties, showing that not everything was good in this era. F. Scott Fitzgerald creates the characters in this book to live and recreate past memories and relationships. This was evident with Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship, Tom and Daisy’s struggling marriage, and Gatsby expecting so much of Daisy and wanting her to be the person she once was. The theme of this novel is to acknowledge the past, but do not recreate and live in the past because then you will not be living in the present, taking advantage of new opportunities....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Hope, Success, Wealth]
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The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock - The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock I think that Graham Greene presents this episode very effectively. At the beginning of this chapter there is the planning and thoughts of the suicide arranged to take place that evening. As Rose and Pinkie leave the pub it hits Pinkie what is just about to happen. "He had a sudden inclination to throw up the whole thing, to get in the car and drive home, and let her live." I think this makes it more effective, and this gives the impression that maybe Pinkie has come to his senses and is going to let Rose live, and makes it seem more real....   [tags: Papers] 745 words
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The Relationship Between Man and Nature in Emerson and Thoreau Part 1 - “A philosophical and literary movement, centered in concord and Boston , which was prominent in the intellectual and cultural life of New England from 1836 until just before the civil war”(A handbook of literary terms, page 318). “Transcendentalism , an idealist philosophical tendency among writers in and around Boston in the mid 19th century .Growing out of Christian Unitarian in 1830s under the influence of German and British *romanticism, transcendentalism affirmed Kant’s principles of intuitive knowledge not derived from the senses, while rejecting organized religion for an extremely individualistic celebration of the divinity in each human being”(Oxford concise dictionary of literary t...   [tags: trascendentalism, idealist phylosophical tendency]
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Environment Essay: Let's Make the World a Better Place to Live - I have always wondered why so many Americans seem disinterested in global inequalities and environmental issues. I do not believe that we are a selfish people without concern for the world's poor or the well being of future generations. So the question is, why aren't more of us environmentalists. In light of this question, I suggest we think about our privileged position in the world. And rather than feeling guilty or self-satisfied about it, we should decide to be energized by our relative fortune....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation] 1473 words
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Contemplating the End in Shaving and There Will Come Soft Rains - Contemplating the End in Shaving and There Will Come Soft Rains   What happens at the end. "Shaving" and "There Will Come Soft Rains" both address that issue, the first referring to the end of a man's life, the second to the end of humanity. Both ends come about through illness, whether that of a dying man or of a society that drives itself to suicide. The microcosm, the macrocosm- both show in their own way that man is mortal, that this too shall pass. The authors seem to have irreconcilable messages about humanity, which are in fact merely two faces of the same coin....   [tags: There Will Come Soft Rains Essays] 1027 words
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Afghanistan: A Country of No Hope - Do you remember the days when you would hear about a Canadian solider being killed in Afghanistan and the feelings of sorrow and sympathy for the soldier’s family that you felt. Do you think that those 158 soldiers died in an attempt towards creating a better future for Afghanistan and that the military should still stay there as a contribution to “world peace”. Well the fact is their lives were wasted, over the course of eleven years, we haven’t done many positive things grand scale of things in Afghanistan....   [tags: military, hope, war, peace] 1095 words
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The Desolate Cosmos of Ray Bradbury's “There Will Come Soft Rains” - Ray Bradbury manages to create a highly advanced, dark and desolate cosmos, by including modernistic machines and highly advanced tech, while showing little presence of life and color in his short-story “There Will Come Soft Rains”. The ultramodern technology and presence of radiation suggest that the novel is set after a nuclear holocaust which has wiped out most life, while the robots and houses still strive and continue to serve their purpose, which was to serve us humans. Ray successfully manages to forge an empty, lifeless world by focusing almost completely on machines and strange natural phenomenon like “electric wind” and “mechanical rain”....   [tags: Ray Bradbury, There Will Come Soft Rains, ] 479 words
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Essay on What Dreams May Come - What Dreams May Come When mortality is contemplated, issues of life, death, and the hereafter are usually the first of a myriad of topics to spontaneously arise as if they are from the dark depths of a person's soul. I believe that this is most eloquently stated by Hamlet: For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause. (III. i.) This passage served as inspiration for Richard Matheson, the author of the novel, What Dreams May Come....   [tags: What Dreams May Come] 698 words
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Have you ever wanted something really badly, but couldn’t afford it. This is a common occurrence, but what about food. Have you ever went to be hungry because you couldn’t afford to eat. Unfortunately, Junior, the main character in the book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, felt exactly this way for food. Even though Junior didn’t have as many resources as the other “white kids,” he still chose to look at the positives. This novel shows that even in times of great hardship, people can still choose to have hope and look at the good in their lives....   [tags: hope, hunger, poverty, surrender] 766 words
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Kazu Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go - Throughout Kazu Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go, he choices to depict children as outsiders to the world which can be furthered by the setting in Britain’s countryside because it helps give a sense distance from true reality. In the framework throughout his novel Ishiguro focuses on three main characters Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy. These three students are seen by others to have an advantage because they were lucky enough to be raised at Hailsham by the guardians. Over the watchful eye of the Guardians the children were able to grow accustom to being different than others....   [tags: Never Let Me Go]
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Growing Up with No Hope in True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie - Can you imagine growing up on a reservation full of people with no hope. The character Arnold in the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie did. In the beginning of the book, Arnold was a hopeless Native American living on a hopeless reservation. In the middle of the book, Arnold leaves the reservation and finds out that his sister left too. By the end of the book, Arnold experiences a lot of deaths of people who mean a lot to him but he still found hope. Arnold becomes a warrior for leaving the reservation and going to Reardan....   [tags: reservation, tribe, native americans]
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Idealism in Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes - Idealism in Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes        In the poem "Let America Be America Again," Langston Hughes paints a vivid word picture of a depressed America in the 1930's. To many living in America, the idealism presented as the American Dream had escaped their grasp. In this poetic expression, a speaker is allowed to voice the unsung Americans' concern of how America was intended to be, had become to them, and could aspire to be again.   Using a conversational style, the author allows the speaker and listener to interact with each other....   [tags: Let America Again Essays Hughes]
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The Flame of Hope - The Flame of Hope All at once, a blast reverberated off the walls, knocking debris from the ceiling. Screams were heard immediately after, fearing that would be the decisive one. The bomb that would bury us alive. The lights flickered once, twice, then darkness engulfed the population. The last six days have been spent in a concrete bunker, hundreds of feet below the desolate ground. Terror struck us in every waking moment; nightmares haunted us throughout the night. Of course we were frightened: We were the only human beings left....   [tags: short story] 1179 words
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The Teens Taking Up a Part Time Job - In today's modern era, the world is being more competitive and aggressive, in order to prepare for success and take up challenges well ahead. Teenagers, those who are age between 13 to 18 years old, are encouraged to have part-time jobs while studying. According to the US, National Center for Education Statistics of 2007-2008, 79 percent of teenagers in working while they were in college. We can realize that in many schools or colleges offer part-time job in or out campus to their students without affecting their studies....   [tags: part time jobs, working teen] 588 words
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William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 - Great advice and guidance are expected to be given by older people. Many advice and great guidance on the other hand are given by unexpected person. Such great advice is sometimes disregarded due to who offered them. On the other hand when someone has to take up a responsibility all other things that may interfere with progress should be avoided. As it is said “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things” (King James Version Bible, 1 Cor....   [tags: Henry IV, Part 1 Essays]
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Cedric Jennings in A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind - Cedric Jennings in A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind Throughout the novel, A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind, Cedric Jennings is a minority student in a poor, inner city school, trying to fight his way up to the top. He has a greater hope for himself than the overwhelming majority of the other students at Ballou High. Cedric faces many challenges to eventually make his way to Brown University. According to Labaree, Cedric is exercising the goal of social mobility, meaning that he works against the competition to get into a high-ranking college and hopefully a well-paying job....   [tags: Hope in the Unseen Ron Suskind]
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She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb - Obesity and mental illness cause constant struggle in the life of Dolores Price, and social and behavioral aspects of family, social network, socioeconomic status and behavior change play vital roles in the health issues that she endure. She's Come Undone follows Dolores and her struggles with health and behavior problems from childhood, through adolescence and into adulthood. We first meet Dolores as a happy, care-free child, but when her father leaves Dolores and her mother unexpectedly her life becomes a downward spiral of anger and depression....   [tags: Analysis Lamb Come Undone] 1256 words
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Let's Talk: An Alternative to Divorce - America has become a fast-paced society of people with no interaction. Families are busier, with little time for trivialities such as having dinner together or getting to know one another through conversation. Drive-thru lanes provide quick and hassle free services of increasing variety. Vacation spots offer walk in wedding chapels and coming soon are the drive-thru divorce lanes. Learning to talk about conflict instead of running from it is a skill lacking in today’s culture. It should not be so easy to quit on marriage....   [tags: Family] 903 words
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She's Come Undone: Female Voice - She's Come Undone: Female Voice One of the most interesting aspects of She's Come Undone is the fact that it is written by a man but is told from a female's point of view. Because of his gender, it is impossible that Lamb could have experienced many of the hardships that Dolores must deal with in his novel. However, Lamb writes with a certain understanding of Dolores and her pain. In She's Come Undone, Lamb addresses issues often avoided by male authors, including female friendships and abortion....   [tags: She's Come Undone] 655 words
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Gender-Bending in She's Come Undone - Gender-Bending in She's Come Undone             Is Wally Lamb, author of  She's Come Undone, "qualified" to write a first-person narrator in a female voice. After all, as a man, what does he know about women's issues. In this essay I will discuss the issue of "gender-bending" writers and discuss Mr. Lamb's use of such tool.   The term "gender-bender" usually refers to a pop singer or a follower of a pop cult "...who deliberately affects an androgynous appearance by wearing sexually ambiguous clothing, make-up, etc....   [tags: She's Come Undone Essays]
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Hope and Fear in Dr. Faustus and Paradise Lost - Hope and fear are two powerful emotions that affect the main characters in both Dr. Faustus and Paradise Lost. The characters in both stories all have their own hopes, but they are all tested, tempted, and eventually led into committing sin by the Devil, who uses his ability to spread fear to manipulate the characters’ actions. While Adam, Eve, and Dr. Faustus all eventually give in to their fear of Satan and lose grace with God, the fate of Adam and Eve differs than that of Dr. Faustus, because the hopes of Adam and Eve were different than that of Dr....   [tags: satan, sin, hope, intelligent] 680 words
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How Surf Life Saving Has Come to Form Part of Australia's Cultural Identity - This discussion paper will identify how Surf Life Saving has come to form part of Australia’s cultural identity, through a contemporary and historical perspective. Surf Life Saving, (2014) states that the surf lifesaving organisation acts as the major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority within Australia, and has been doing so since 1907. Surf Life Saving (2014) establishes that the philosophy of Surf Life Saving is to create a safe water environment for Australians. “Patrols, education, training, public safety campaigns and the promotion of health and fitness” (Surf Lifesaving, 2014) are some of the mechanisms they use to achieve this philosophy....   [tags: contemporary and historical perspective]
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There is No Hope of Doing Perfect Research - There are two ways of looking at research and perfect research. Conceptually, these two are oxymoron. Research is done to understand the unknown or clear doubts about the known. Perfect research is possible only when you have the full knowledge of the subject of investigation so have no room for mistakes or bias in planning, formulating, and executing the research and drawing conclusions from it. If you know everything about the subject and have no doubt about it, then there is no need for perfect research....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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America, A Land of False Hope - Work hard and stay committed and eventually all of your dreams will come true. This promise is known as part of the American Dream. It is said that with a little bit of hard work and dedication one can end up on the top of the social classes. After all, this is the land of endless opportunity. However, reality is striking most Americans on their way to the top. People are now starting to realize that this land of endless opportunity does have a lot of limitations and setbacks. The majority of these setbacks come from the uneven wealth distribution in America....   [tags: dreams, dedication, wealth]
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Finding Hope in James Muyskens' The Sufficiency of Hope - Finding Hope in James Muyskens' The Sufficiency of Hope Most people hope the world is the way they believe it is. That is, most people hope that their view of the world is right. They usually do not hope for the truth about things to be much better than what they suppose it is. Sometimes the hope is a factor in causing the belief; sometimes the hope stems from the desire to be right about one's belief; and in some cases the hope may follow the belief, i.e., one becomes accustomed even to an austere view of the world and finally comes to prefer it....   [tags: Muyskens Sufficiency of Hope]
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Biography of John Hope Franklin - John Hope Franklin, born January 2nd 1915, was an African-American historian who dedicated his life to the teaching and studying of American history and racial politics, especially that of Southern America. An avid promoter of the teaching, studying and presentation of American history as well as the preservation and access of its materials, Franklin died March 25th 2009. A leading scholar on black American history, Franklin often cited historians as being influential in shaping policy in America and he paved the way for other black scholars....   [tags: african american historian, teaching, inequality]
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Creative Writing: Losing Hope - ... “Come on sis. It’s time to go to school, now!” She called again. I was about to add in the line from the movie, Alice in Wonderland, “We’re late. We’re late, for a very important date!” sung by the rabbit. But, something told me that it would not have such a great turn out for me, so, the wonderful reference was locked inside my brain to use for a different time. As I bounded down the stairs, the fowl scent sifting up my nostrils told me I forgot to do something. At the bottom of the stairs I was certain of this mistake when my mother confronted me and asked me, “Open those choppers, let me see.” My mouth opened quite slowly to make sure she understood, that Hope Goodman does not need h...   [tags: quigley, grace, mother, school] 527 words
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Hope: A Fictional Narrative - It was a strange night, there seemed to be a chill in the air: my skirt tangled around my soot-covered legs. I tightened my grip on Iris’s Hand. I felt her tense up as we walked thought the ashes. It created a white fog as we stepped closer to the photo. The corner of the frame stuck out of the dust and ash. Burnt tables, furniture, ceiling are scattered around. I picked up the frame slowly, brushing of the debris. The gold frame was still intact. Iris’s lip quivered. I wanted to hug her, comfort her, tell her everything will be okay, but I can’t lie....   [tags: ashes, foster, dream, movie] 1750 words
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Come and See, directed by Elem Klimov - Those that engage in the activity of war can be noted as mad and insane, but some individuals may also be considered brave souls, and that all depends on the select few that dare to go through with the entire process of being involved in such a feat. The forces in the war who only murder to get a rise out of and who continually toy with the on-lookers can be portrayed as mad and insane, while those who decide to join the noble partisans, despite perhaps even being drafted, to play their part in war were considered to be brave young soldiers....   [tags: Film Analysis, Military Partisans]
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A Hope in the Unseen - A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind is an amazingly touching story for any future teacher. It gives hope to every student who is trying to make it in life. It enforces the importance of teacher expectations, human capital, and cultural capital. It touches on funding issues and the irrelevance of standardized testing. Cedric Jennings' life was everything but easy. He never had the opportunity to take the short, easy path, instead always being forced onto the long, winding road; in Cedric's case it gradually led to a world of success....   [tags: American Literature] 2398 words
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Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus - Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus "Hope for the Flowers" is a story about a caterpillar, Stripe, who was born in this world and lived a normal life as expected from a caterpillar: eating and growing bigger. However, he became tired of doing such routine over and over again and thought that there must be something more to life. So he left the tree which served as his home from the very start and went out to the world to wander. Yes, he was fascinated with things he saw, but he was unsatisfied, until he found a caterpillar pillar rising up the sky with the top impossible to see....   [tags: Paulus Hope Flowers Story] 1586 words
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Desired Hope - The American dream is a dream that everyone hopes to one day achieve. It is what keeps the country going and develops hard workers of many. Langston Hughes’s “I, Too” and Walt Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” is the epitome of that dream, the poems both demonstrate a certain air of aspiration for the future of America and both of the speakers want change for the better. The poem’s speakers are both men and are of the working class. Even though their jobs may not be desirable and in Hughes’s “I, Too” the speaker may be working against his will, he is still working and they are both adhering with them for that feeling of hope....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Walt Whitman] 1621 words
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Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - ... There are currently over 7,000,000,000 (seven billion) citizens occupying the world. Personally, I have gotten myself into countless misunderstandings with various people whether it was or was not my intent. Although most of us have experienced many more misunderstandings and problems with other people, let’s say each person had 100 misunderstandings with other people in their whole lifetime. That would make 7,000,000,000,000 (seven trillion) conflicts in the world for a whole generation; an imaginable amount of disagreements would be formed....   [tags: psychology, people relationships]
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