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When I Stood Up for Myself - ... Until… Chi forced me to give her the answers of the final exam test. If I got caught, my paper would be cancelled and all my hard work would vanish. Her order drove me crazy. It was beyond my endurance. For a moment, I left my fear behind my back and said. “No!” “What?” – Raising eyebrows, she asked. “From now on I wouldn’t do any irrational thing you ask me.” – I replied. Surprised, Chi told me: “There is no second chance. So I’m asking you again. Are you sure about your decision?”. My lips were nearly frozen yet I still answered: “Yes”....   [tags: bullied, condifent, exercise, test] 747 words
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Oscar Romero Stood Up for the Poor and Troubled Nation of El Salvador - ... El Salvador was involved in a civil war. Romero’s role began when “Romero's close friend Father Rutillo Grande was assassinated by a paramilitary death squad. This had a dramatic and profound effect on his life, changing him from a status quo moderate to a fierce activist against injustice” (RP). El Salvador was tremendously unstable in the late 1970s. This was due to inequality of social classes, repressive military rule, and poverty. “After witnessing numerous violations of human rights, he began to speak out on behalf of the poor and the victims of repression” (UN)....   [tags: catholic, injustice, protests] 535 words
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Harriet Tubman: The Issues to Stood Up For - Harriet was very instrumental for abolishing slavery in the 1800’s. When Harriet Tubman was younger she went through tough times with her family. She was always around violence but this made her a stronger person. Escaping from her plantation, Harriet found her way to Philadelphia and found work there to raise money for freeing slaves. She was the conductor of the Underground Railroad and she led hundreds of slaves to freedom. Harriet was put in danger by leading slaves through the Underground Railroad....   [tags: slavery, rights, speaking, public, conductor]
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Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood:A Loaded Gun - Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood:A Loaded Gun Emily Dickinson is a poet known for her cryptic, confusing language. Words are often put together in an unusual way and create deciphering difficulties for the reader. But behind all the confusion is a hidden meaning that becomes clear, and one realizes that all the odd word choices were chosen for a specific reason. The poem I will try to analyze is My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun, or number 754. I find this to be one of her most difficult poems to decode....   [tags: Literature Poetry Writers Papers] 2410 words
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Significance of Organizational Change in Robbins' Awaken the Giant Within and Gladwell's What the Dog Saw - I’ve been reading two books during the past couple of weeks, “Awaken the Giant Within” by Tony Robbins and “What the Dog Saw” by Malcolm Gladwell. Whenever I read a book, I read it with an eye towards lessons or insight I can use in organizational change. Robbins’ book is full of insight; Gladwell’s has its moments. These disparities of insight stem from the difference in construction and intent of the two books. Robbins wrote his book as a roadmap for helping individuals change; whereas, Gladwell’s book is a collection of his previously published articles....   [tags: Awaken the Giant Within, What the Dog Saw] 922 words
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Emotion in Emily Dickinson's “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun” - This poem was written by American poet, Emily Dickinson, who was born in the 1800. This was the period where art was based on emotion; the “Romantic Period”. She was also born in the Victorian Era, where women had to be shackled to their pedestals and most had to be married by age eighteen. They were not allowed to vote, or earn money. This information should help the reader better understand the poem. When writing the poem “My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun” Dickinson thought of what format to use to express her emotions; Quatrain (four verses)....   [tags: My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun, Emily Dickinson,]
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Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street - Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street The story of how a stupid horse and a wagon on Mulberry Street grows into a story that no one can beat. The adventure of Marco, and the things that he saw on Mulberry Street, began during the summer of 1936. Ted and Helen set sail for Europe aboard the new luxury liner, the M.S. Kungsholm. Ted, finding it impossible to settle while a summer storm hammered the ship, strode from one Kungsholm bar to another. While sipping on vodka on the rocks, he took a piece of stationery and started scribbling a rambling plot that began with “a stupid horse and wagon.” As the ship plowed the sea for eight days, the chugging rhythm of its engines re...   [tags: Dr. Seuss Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street]
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The Use of Compression in My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson - The Use of Compression in My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson is quoted as writing to Samuel Bowles that "the old words are numb—and there a'nt any new ones" (4). This absence of variety in Dickinson's life urged her to redefine the words that already existed by creating more or less of an emphasis on certain words. She achieved this effect by omitting key words and dislocating punctuation in a sentence and therefore giving new meaning to them. In her poem My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun--, her use of compression gives more force to each fragmented sentence, breaking it up into almost metaphoric terms of the components of the gun itself....   [tags: My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun] 1016 words
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My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson - My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson Today, few would deny that Emily Dickinson is an important figure in American literature. The numerous ways to interpret her poetry draws more and more readers into her publications. It's as if everyone could interpret Dickinson's poems into his or her personal life; seeing the poems the way they want to see it. This is the effect "flexible" poems have on people. In Dickinson's "My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun", I interpreted the poem literally, thinking the poem was really about a gun and the relationship with its owner....   [tags: My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun] 813 words
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Gender Analysis of Loser by Lady Saw - Statement: Below is a gender analysis of “Loser”, a popular Caribbean dancehall song by Lady Saw. The writer believes this song effectively portrays subjective perspectives on roles of men and women, gender relationships, issues of power, sexuality and patriarchal attitudes towards social constructs of homophobia and prostitution. The likely impacts of the results of the analysis will be concluded. “In Caribbean popular music, there is no shortage of songs whose representations of gender, from a North American liberal or left perspective, would seem controversial.” (Manuel, 1995) This statement gives insight into the fact that the Caribbean, as a cultural space, is adept at introducing gend...   [tags: carribean, sexuality, relationships]
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What the Butler Saw, by Joe Orton - In order to effectively display a certain discontent with society, an author must have the ability to illustrate the specific flaws that exist within that mainstream society. In What the Butler Saw, Joe Orton does an excellent job in illustrating how abuse of authority can have a subversive effect on an individual’s personality. Throughout the play, Orton uses authority as a tool to illustrate how it has the ability to alter a patient’s personality and provoke madness through psychiatric practice....   [tags: Abusing Authority, Personality] 956 words
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"In What the Shepherd Saw" Text Analysis - In the light of the results shown above, it is obvious that this cluster is more interested in the words duke, castle, shepherd, duchess, stranger, closet, curate, captain, knight, boy, grace, dance, rector, light, hut, hill, and gate. The words are associated with the idea of hidden or unrevealed death. The idea is repeated in the three texts where problems of jealousy and suspicion in marriage lead to death. In the three texts, the main idea of each one is that that there is a wife who belongs to the elite and she is beautiful....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 883 words
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The Way Ancient Greeks Saw Happiness - The ancient Greeks valued wisdom above all other virtues. They saw wisdom as the ultimate way to happiness. To gain happiness in ancient Greek culture meant that one had to suffer. All Greeks, including Plato, Socrates, and Aeschylus believed that through suffering one would gain knowledge and wisdom. In Aeschylus’s play Agamemnon, the main theme is suffering. In the play, Zeus is portrayed as a god who makes mortals suffer in order for them to learn from their experiences. This means that learning is a natural process....   [tags: greek philosophers, socrates, wisdom]
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I Saw Guinevere There as Well - I Saw Guinevere There as Well Numerous sources, such as Layamon's "Arthur's Dream", Marie de France's "Lanval" and Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, portray Guinevere as a unfaithful wife and the primary cause of the fall of King Arthur and The Round Table. In all of the three works, Guinevere is seen approaching various men such as Lanval and Sir Lancelot, knights of her husband. And, yet, she remains virtuous and appealing in the eyes of King Arthur, who loves her dearly. Such blindness or possibly Arthur's unconditional love of Guinevere and Lancelot, Arthur's best knight, lead to the fall of Arthur's Britain and of the Round Table....   [tags: Arthurian Legends Essays]
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My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson - Emily Dickinson: Insight into Her Works As Vincent Van Gogh once said, “If one is a master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.” Grippingly, this seems to be the case with a famous poet known as Emily Dickinson, since her passion for poetry led to her gaining insight into many topics. Born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson went on to drop out of school and live the rest of her days at home with her family....   [tags: metaphor, poem, criticism]
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