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Teenage Crush - Butterflies. Daydreaming. Embarrassment. Stumbling of words. Excitement. Sweaty hands. Shyness. Thrill. Confusing signs. Giggles. Blushing. Crush. A crush is generally a term used for children or even more often, teenagers. It is typically a small infatuation with another person that seems to be more important than it actually is. Teenagers develop a lot of different emotions when experiencing a crush. Usually, they become somewhat shy around that person and begin to get nervous. Many people mistake the term “crush” for love or something along the lines of love....   [tags: Relationships] 502 words
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Thai Namthip's Eco-Crush Bottle - Introduction Thai Namthip’s eco-crush bottle, marketing project done by Coca-Cola Thailand is an excellent case study of a contradiction in ethical marketing. In recent decades, ethical marketing mix has become increasingly important among all organization especially the concern over environmental impact of packaging. Plastic waste problem becomes a momentous issue globally (Hawkins, 2011). Many leading businesses have tried to develop new approaches in producing green packaging or named as Design For the Environment (DFE) approach (Hauschild et al., 2004)....   [tags: Coca Cola Thailand marketing project] 1827 words
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Personal Narrative: My Crush - It’s been a long time since I last wrote a letter for Douglas. He was really a special crush. My crush when I first set foot in Mindanao, from high school through early college years. For treasuring him that long, it was inevitable for a special place in my heart to be created for him. I remembered putting initials of letter “D” to some of my things just to show how much I claim him to be part of my life already. I remember how ecstatic I am every time I see him come home, we were neighbors before....   [tags: essays research papers] 710 words
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The Crush - "Nathan, you did what?" On the phone with Hannah, Nate had just told her about his encounter with Hajji. He expected her to feel some of the same excitement as he. How often do you get to help a spy. But Hannah had been unexpectedly subdued during the telling. And he had attributed her long silence afterward to awe. But now, without the benefit of seeing her face, he wasn't sure how to read her response. Because it sounded suspiciously like a reprimand would follow that last statement. "Yeah, I know....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1806 words
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Short Story: Crushing on a Girl Named Evangeline - ... “That kid is the problem. He’s head over heels in love with her. She broke up with him for whatever reason, you don’t want to be the rebound guy Sam, you love easy and you fall hard I’m just looking out for you.” I added milk to my coffee and waited for the sugar. “I know that Dean, but just trust me I need to help her.” I didn’t want to tell him that last night wasn’t the first time I’d dreamt of her. I’d had dreams with her in before only then I didn’t know what her name was, I only saw her face, even then it had been dark and she’d been upset....   [tags: Teenagers, Crush] 702 words
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Chazz and Anya: School Teenager Story - Looking over her homework and shuffling her deck, a medium statured girl who instead of wearing the girl’s uniform for the academy, wore the male’s uniform. Her white colored hair cut to match the length of her father’s. The girl’s blue eyes bareliy left her papers as the teacher cleared his throat to catch her attention. “Anya Kaiba… I do hope you were paying attention and not just doing your own thing.”A blonde haired male teacher growled. Anya didn’t hesitate with her response. “I’m sorry, I didn’t know you were saying something important…What was it you were saying Doctor Crowler?” Crowler glared and turned to another student to pick on....   [tags: Tomboy, Crush] 831 words
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A Useless Life in Araby by James Joyce - ... First of all the boy learns that life throws many curves. All the boy can think about at this point is this girl. He is so anxious to go to the bazaar (Araby) and bring back a wonderful gift to his crush. However, his uncle has him working all day and by the time supper comes around it is already 9 o’clock. The boy asks again to go to the Araby and for a little money to take along with his. By now his uncles had forgotten all about the bazaar. “My uncle said he was very sorry he had forgotten....   [tags: life, curves, girl crush]
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Partner in Crime by Kim Harrington - SUMMARY: In this book there’s two girls named Noah and Darcy. Noah and Darcy are best friends since Darcy moved to Danville Massachusetts, in Noah’s home town. Darcy and Noah are total opposites. Darcy is like a Goth person who loves black and purple, can’t live without internet and in love with crimes and mystery cases. In the other hand Noah is a goody-goody who loves to help others loves astronomy and an “A+” student. Noah and Darcy had this Social Studies project that’s due in one week, it’s about creating a small business not a real one because they were only seven graders....   [tags: detectives, case, crush]
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Emmie's Crush - ... "He did teach me well, that's why I know that word. Though an unintended pregnancy is the least of my concerns, but a disease could kill me. He's rather me be well prepared as it is," the black haired boy replied, obviously Kid. Emmie blushed as she realized what they were talking about. From her health class back at her old school she remembered that prophylactic was a barrier method of birth control, a male or female condom. "Well, anyway, this is Emmie, the girl who's been living with me since the beginning of summer....   [tags: personal narrative] 1772 words
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Crushes: All For Daisy - Crushes. We’ve all had them. On several occasions, these crushes can hold such a significant impact on our everyday decisions and influence us strongly. Jay Gatsby is a prime example of someone who takes this influence to an unhealthy level. Daisy Buchanan is his “crush”, the woman he toiled five years for; she is the basis of his wealth-the reason why he strives to achieve great economical success. His “crush” on her leads him to perceive her inaccurately, he envisions a more glorified version of her true persona and falls in love with this idea of her rather than the actual her....   [tags: crush, The Great Gatsby, Scott Fitzgerald]
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The Hearts True Feelings - ... Romanic love is when closeness and attraction are combined. Teens generally have shorter relationships because at that certain period of time is when they automatically try new things and seek different experiences. Another reason why teens have shorter relationships is because as they get older the things they want in a relationship often changes. During the early teen years relationships are usually about having fun, but during the late teen years relationships start to become less about having fun and more about fitting in and feeling close to one another....   [tags: love, crush, divine love, sexual] 753 words
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Stuttering Will Not Crush My Dreams - Today is the day of the oral report. Everyone in class has already made their presentation, so I no longer have an excuse for not sharing my material. I slowly raise my hand after the teacher asks if anyone else needs to do the oral. As I scoot the chair back to stand up, my ears begin to turn red hot. My uneasiness only gets worse when I sluggishly walk down the aisle towards the awaiting podium and start sweating on my hands and forehead. As I look up from the podium, I am startled by the forty pairs of unwavering eyes glaring at me, awaiting to be engrossed by my brilliance....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 1226 words
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Roller Mill, AKA Reduction Mills - ROLLER MILL Roller mills are also known as reduction mills. Roller mills are mills that use cylindrical rollers, either in opposing pairs or against flat plates, to crush or grind various materials, such as grain, ore, gravel, plastic, and others. Roller mills consist of two to five smooth five rollers operating at different speeds, thus the size reduction is effected by the a combination of compression and shearing action. The particle size reduction is mainly occurred by the pressure between the two or more rollers present in the mill....   [tags: Cylindrical Rollers, Flat Plates, Crush, Grind]
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My High School Crush - High school alone is the hardest part of any teenager's life, but when it gets mixed in with an awkward adolescent's idea of liking someone, life turns into a whirlwind emotional adventure. Like my plate wasn't overflowing already with a chemistry teacher who called me "Crash" (a name I acquired after dropping a beaker during our first lab), a sassy algebra teacher who said that I didn't have the aptitude for the subject, or a French teacher who flirted with the class and laughed at her own jokes....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 1321 words
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Short Story about Love and Illness - There she sat, precisely three feet away from me. Her eyes glistened in the sunlight peeping in through the window. I will tell you the truth. She was the most perfect person I have ever seen. The way her spine curved around the seat of the chair. The way she carefully held the mug of coffee in her hand. The way her luscious curly locks hung over her shoulders and the way she would tuck the loose strands behind her ears. The perfect way she lipped the words of the newspaper. The noise of the coffee machines and the clanking of plates on tabletops completely faded out and she was the only thing I could sense....   [tags: Cancer, Crush] 616 words
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Graduation Speech: Don't Let Them Crush Your Dreams - Twelve years ago we started a journey. Today marks the end of that journey, and the beginning of another. For some, the road getting here was smooth. For others, the road was rough. But today, we leave all of those rough times behind us. We all set a goal, and now we have all achieved it. We have succeeded. Those of us who have made it here tonight have passed an immensely crucial milestone in our lives. From this point on our lives are entirely up to us. We have the power to become whatever we want, and to do anything we want to....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 426 words
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Araby, by James Joyce - In the short story “Araby” by James Joyce, a young adolescent boy becomes infatuated with his friends sister. An extravagant bazaar comes to town and the adolescent begins to look at the bazaar through a telescope reflecting the idea of romance. Joyce manages to tell a story of filled with innocence and self discovery through intricate detail, imagery, tone, and setting depicting emotional occurrences within the youth from beginning to end. “Araby” is the story of young love not flourishing as the heart would wish it too rather it is naïve and impossible....   [tags: Araby Essays] 792 words
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My First Love - Love is something that every person needs and almost every person falls in love to someone or something. Almost every person experiences the first love and remembers it for rest of his or her life. I can define the first love as when one person has extreme feelings for another person for the first time. First love is not something that we can forget. First love is one of the best experiences I ever had. My first love is my crush. An interesting thing was that the person I had a crush on also had the same feeling for me....   [tags: personal narrative] 583 words
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Montressor's Plan to Murder Fortunato - ... “Nah man, I’m just going to stay home this weekend” Montressor replied. “No you’re not, Hildreth is going.” Hildreth Maverick was Montressor’s childhood crush; he could never get up the nerve to ask her out though. “How’d you get her to go” Montressor asked, suddenly intrigued. “I told her that I had a date for her and she said yes, you know she doesn’t get out of the house often”. “Is it just her coming?” “No Olga is coming too!” replied Fortunato. “Wait, Olga Gertrude?” Montressor inquired....   [tags: wine, revenge, better, jealous] 739 words
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Charles Dickens' Great Expectations - ... Pip keeps getting invited back to play with her, and he develops quite the little crush on her. This crush turns into a big crush, and that big crush turns into full-blown, all-consuming L-O-V-E, even though there's no way that orphan Pip can ever have a chance with Estella, the adopted child of the richest lady in town. When Pip is old enough to be put to work—you know, early teens or so—he starts an apprenticeship at his brother-in-law's smithy, thanks to Miss Havisham's financial support....   [tags: story and character review] 709 words
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Sichuan, China: An Earthquake that Brought Together Local, National, and International Communities Relief Efforts - The Sichuan province in mainland china has had a long history of seismic activity. On May 12th, 2008 the village of Wenchuan County located in Sichuan province was struck by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake. According to the State Council Information Office, the causalities from this disaster were approximately 70,000, with approximately 10,000 confirmed to have been school children, whose deaths resulted from 7,000 collapsed classrooms and 18,000 more individuals, were reported missing (Teets, 330)....   [tags: seismic activity, natural disasters]
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Hans Christian Andersen Depicted His Need of Love in His Stories - ... This can be seen as a metaphor for Andersen’s crushes. Eventually a storm comes and the little mermaid saves the sixteen year old prince from drowning. She spends every day for a long time waiting just to catch a glimpse of the prince. She falls into a deep depression. Eventually her long for the prince grows so great that she goes to make a deal with the terrifying sea witch. In exchange for legs she has to give the sea witch her tongue. The little mermaid is informed that every step she takes will be like walking on pins and knives....   [tags: Fairytales, Lonely, Family]
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Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie Literary Analysis - Siblings – the most annoying things in the world. They’re horrible, wonderful beings, and you would sacrifice anything for them in the end. In Jordan Sonnenblick’s novel Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie, Steven Alper, the main character, learns exactly how wonderful, and horrible, it can be to have a younger brother. Steven is your typical 8th grader – he’s continuously vexed by his younger brother Jeffrey, he has a crush on a girl who doesn’t acknowledge his existence, and he plays the drums in the All-City Jazz Band....   [tags: Jordan Sonnenblick, Literary Analysis]
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Corporate or State Crime: The Hillborouh Disaster - ... The authorities in charge immediately declared that the violent, and drunken fans had brought about the crush that occurred. The account by survivors disclosed a different story which blamed the dangerous state of the stadium, careless policing, inadequate protection, wrong process in the inquiry and investigation and the breakdown of the emergency feedback .The deceased families believed that the series of actions to achieve result that led to the law judgment was inadequate and gave decree to further investigation which was only achievable through the use of section 13(1) of the Coroners Act 1988 ....   [tags: human rights act, accidental death]
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Personality Theories to Which I Can Relate - ... Second is the Dream Interpretation. It states that our dreams consists of hidden meanings and symbols that will provide clues to our unconscious desires. I usually have a dream that I do not know why it appeared on my dream but later on, I realized that those dreams are the signs on the events or things that will happen on my life. Third is the Freudian Slip. It is a mistake or slips of tongue that we make in everyday speech such as mistakes which are often embarrassing. It reflects our unconscious thoughts and desires....   [tags: psychodynamic, dream analysis, femenist] 1223 words
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Love and sex are two different emotions that when are put together they - Love and sex are two different emotions that when are put together they make an all around love relationship. LOVE ==== Love and sex are two different emotions that when are put together they make an all around love relationship. Love is an emotional feeling that a partner or both partners are feeling towards one another. Sex on the other hand is a physical action that is taking place between both partners. Men and women may have different views on love and sex. In the short story, " I fell in love, or my hormones awakened", a little girl has a crush on a young man....   [tags: English Literature] 883 words
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The European Revolutions of 1848 - The revolutions of 1848 were widespread and affected about 50 countries in Europe, considering the previously separate lands of Germany and Italy. These revolutions were extremely violent and costly. In terms of lives, tens of thousands were lost during battles with several thousand more being lost in executions. Over 100,000 individuals were jailed or exiled as well. While these individual countries had significant nationalistic grievances, such as anti-Austrian attitudes in Italy, anti-Russian and anti-Turkish opinions in Rumania, anti-Habsburg in Prague and Budapest, German patriotism divided German as did Polish patriotism in Poland; it was the political and economic struggle that were t...   [tags: European History ]
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Pleasantville, Directed by Gary Ross - ... David imagines himself in Bud's home with hot meals that await him as he awakens in the morning and returns home from school. Even as David and Jennifer attend school in their real lives, it appears that David still longs for the perfect place of security , and, again, lives vicariously through someone else. David watches and daydreams of the conversation he wishes to have with his crush. You see him observe a cool and popular kid talking to and asking his crush out on a date. David places himself in the interaction between his peer and his crush as the date is secured....   [tags: film review rhetorical analysis,] 780 words
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The Truth of a Young Boy’s Romance - Many men are naïve when it comes down to them being in love. Men begin their experimental stage with women when they are young. Most boys learn or get an understanding of male and female relations from observing their parents, guardians, movies, or even reading books. In the story “Araby” a young boy has a crush on his friend Mangan’s sister. His crush on the girl is typical with young boys of his age. The young boy is hesitant to approach her or even speak with her because of his shyness. The young boy's idea of romance quickly begins to fade after his delayed trip to Araby....   [tags: relationships, ] 553 words
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Creative Industries and Culture - Living in a modern time, our lives can hardly be separated from creativity and culture. Creative industries have increasingly influenced our daily lives, not just the products we use, but also the money we make. According to DCMS (2014), creative industries in Britain are worth more than £70 billion to its economy every year, not to mention creative industries in other countries. In the following, the seven economic properties as stated in Caves (2000) will be applied to the creative industry, ‘New Media’....   [tags: modern times, daily lives, products, money]
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The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams - The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams The character of Laura Wingfield definitely showed an obvious increase of maturity level in the play, The Glass Menagerie. Laura was an extremely shy girl, it was a kind of sickness she had. Her mother sent her to Rubicam’s Business College in hopes that Laura would be able to hold a job and not have to depend on a husband....   [tags: Papers] 1094 words
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Hazards of Crowding - Crowds are usually a nuisance that we have to deal with in our daily activities. There are really no ways to avoid a crowd unless you are a hermit and will never go to a major sporting event, concert or even to see a movie. There are a lot of people in the world, 7.2 billion is the current estimate (United Nations). With that number continuing to increase, it is a certainty that we will run into more crowds in the future. Ordinarily, crowds cause little problems other than causing slight frustration and delays....   [tags: frustations, delays, nuisance]
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Do It Publicly - Do It Publicly With talk shows ruling day-time television, people are left with little choice but to watch this humiliating form of entertainment. Turn the television on in the afternoon and you will find a large variety of talk shows to choose from. "Maybe we have become a nation addicted to hearing our neighbors' seamy personal problems"(You 40). Personally, I feel it is both the lack of choice and the attraction to other peoples problems. Many of the topics on talk shows are degrading to our society....   [tags: social issues] 784 words
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Maturity Levels in Characters - Maturity Levels in Characters Maturity levels increase and decrease in characters in works of literature and also throughout one's real life. It's hard for the maturity level of the person to stay the same. Ron Jones' The Acorn People, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh clearly show the degree of maturity in characters in a work of literature. Ron Jones in The Acorn People shows a low maturity level when first arriving at the summer camp, but later his maturity level increased into a higher level....   [tags: Papers] 555 words
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Hitting a Baseball: Is It the Hardest Thing to Do in All of Sports? - ... The two main hitting styles are linear and rotational hitting. From 1920 to 1975, rotational hitting was mainly used. It was very popular back then because it allowed small players to hit the ball farther than normal. After that in the 70s and 80s, linear hitting came into play. In this time period many teams switched to Astroturf. This allowed the ball to roll two times faster in the outfield. Many players then focused using their hands to direct the ball into the gaps of the infield and outfield....   [tags: homeruns, mechanics in swinging the bat]
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Death of Loved Ones in The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien - ... Rat Kiley keeps his emotions inside him for the day. Later in the day the men stumble across a baby buffalo. The buffalo is tied up and brought with the group. The group and the buffalo hump for hours, until dinner. Rat finds a way to cope with his anger and frustration about losing a friend at dinner. At dinner, Rat goes up to the buffalo and strokes its nose and offers it some C rations. After the buffalo rejects the food, Rat steps back. He takes his gun and shoots the buffalo in the knee....   [tags: guilt, death, coping] 1131 words
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Being a New Zealander Opens the Door to a Life of Privilege - ... In North Korea virtually no religious practice is allowed except for a limited and controlled amount of foreigners. Worship is considered a political abomination. New Zealand is acknowledged for having this privilege, and it is their right to question what they want to believe. It is evident that not everybody else can do that. This right contributes to New Zealands place in the top 35% of the world freedom map. Map of Freedom – 2014 Source: Freedom House (2014) New Zealand is the 3rd safest place to live in the world (2013 Global Peace Index)....   [tags: Durney article analysis] 902 words
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How Does Shakespeare and Stevenson Present the Characters as Disturbed? - The two written pieces of two very different authors both begin with the minor characters that you don’t hear or read much about during the play and novel. In the start you are given opinions from the minor characters about the main characters; Macbeth and Dr. Jekyll. Both main characters are seen as respectable, high statuses and noble. The summary of Macbeth is about an honorable soldier named Macbeth that follows his ambitions although they are very bad and lead him to a terrible downfall that changes him from a nobleman to a tyrant....   [tags: respectable, statuses, noble, honor] 1729 words
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Role of Federal Reserve in Casuing the Great Depression - ... This made it more expensive for smaller banks to borrow money from the Federal Reserve. Consequently, reducing the number of banks that borrowed money from the Fed resulting in a direct decrease in the money loaned out by the banks to customers. Prior to the stock market crash in October 1929, the nation was going through a period of increase stock market trading. According to the New York Times in 1928 “the curb market had more than doubled its trading in 1928 as compared with 1927. A total of 101,848,250 shares dealt in up to July 8, against only 44,641,817 for the corresponding period in the active market” the previous year....   [tags: american history, banking systems]
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Personality Analysis of Marilyn Monroe by Using Trait Theories - ... Even, lots of famous people imitated her. The Five-Factor Theory (often called the Big Five) includes neuroticism, extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness. Moreover, Eysenck’s factor analytic technique has only three general bipolar factors or types—extraversion/introversion, neuroticism/stability, and psychoticism/superego (Feist & Feist, 2009, p.402). The most predominant features of Marilyn Monroe’s personality can be explained by extraversion and neuroticism with Eyesenk’s model of personality....   [tags: Norma Jean Baker, Hollywood legends]
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - ... Unfortunately, Anne was unable to make up the relationship with her mother before Auschwitz. In the Secret Annex, seven other people live with Anne Frank. Besides her family, Anne has relationship problems with two of the guests in the house: Mr. Dussel and Mrs. Van Dan, two of the most eccentric characters in Anne’s diary. First off, Albert Dussel—he entered the Annex later than the Van Daans and Franks and was the last person who came to stay in the hiding place. Mr. Dussel previously was a dentist and now shares a room with a thirteen-year-old, Anne Frank....   [tags: relationships and teenagers] 856 words
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Conflicts in the Middle East between 1949 and 1973 - ... But in terms of the superpowers the war was a starting point for involvement of the superpowers whereas Israel became strongly liked by the USA and the developed anti-west nature of the Arab states gave way for involvement of the USSR and in the end, this conflict gave way for the opportunity of greater superpower involvement. But although there was superpower involvement near the end of the war and the war was a starting point for the involvement of the superpowers, the involment of the superpower is not evident at the start of the conflict nor is evident that the interests and concerns of the superpowers were responsible for the conflict prior to, and during the war and can in no way b...   [tags: six day way, Yom Kippur war] 1998 words
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Existential Crisis Shown in the TV series Awkward - Existential Crisis in the TV series “Awkward” We are all familiar with the lonely Charlie Brown, who wishes he was popular and courageous enough to sit with the beautiful red-head girl that he has a crush on. In the comic strip, Charlie talks down of himself numerous times such as, “I always have to eat alone because nobody likes me..” and “I’d give anything to talk with her.. She’d never like me, though.. I’m so blah and so stupid.. She’d never like me.” He then explains that if he would go over and talk to her, everyone would laugh and she would feel insulted....   [tags: charlie brown, jenna]
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Tunneling Operation Risks Rating Using Linear Assignment Method - Increasing number of important risk factors associated with a project increases the importance and complexity of rating operations in the risk management process. Linear assignment is a multi-criteria decision making method, and takes advantages of both hard and soft skills for more realistic rating of several factors, which is an important feature of this method. Therefore, in this study, we have used the risk factors of Golab water tunnel to demonstrate the capability of this method. For this purpose, using group decision making procedure and weighted sum, we have dealt with risk classification by linear assignment method to collect and aggregate the expert opinions....   [tags: water tunnel of Golab]
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Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins - ... This point of view gave the reader the sensations she felt, her thoughts, her actions, and how she thought of others and herself, her point of view, basically. This point of view also made the reader understand the events better and different character’s personalities more. I thought that this book was tantalizing from the beginning, because the characters have polar opposite personalities, but they are very pragmatic. I thought the down-to-earth quality about these characters made them easier to relate to, and this is engaging to the reader and makes it simpler to understand why the characters do the actions that they do....   [tags: book report, literary analysis] 612 words
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The Transition between Middle School and High School - ... “Even little children can tell whether or not they have a choice.” My body froze up in shock. “What did you say?” she smiled a little sadistic smile. “I said, you have no choice nor do you have the will to defy me.” I looked up confused, but got up off my knees anyways, I wasn’t going to let her try and dominate me, and I get that too much anyways. “And what would I get if I followed you, huh, death?” She laughed and said, “Kind of.” I feel angered. “What kind of answer is that?” her face became emotionless once more and she gripped my arm....   [tags: personal story] 1739 words
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Stellar Life Cycle of High and Low-Mass Stars - ... Both low and high-mass protostars then become main-sequence stars as the hydrogen fusion holds their gravitational contractions in stasis and they become stable. In this state, they glow and burn hydrogen in their core, converting it into helium through nuclear fusion. The stages of a stars stellar lifecycle that follow after the main sequence star phase depend predominately on the mass of the star. This is also indicative of why we observe the existence of a diverse array of remnants from stellar evolution....   [tags: Evolution Phases, Differences] 890 words
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The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell - An author’s main goal is to entice readers with their stories. In order to do so, they use various literary elements. The literary elements create mood, plot, and much excitement. Richard Connell’s short story “The Most Dangerous Game” tells the story of Rainsford, who becomes trapped on an island and must fight. Suzanne Collins's trilogy The Hunger Games is the story of how Katniss must defeat the odds pitted against her. Connell and Collins use the elements of foreshadowing, allusion, and irony to create a sense of fear in their writings....   [tags: Literary Devices, Literary Analysis, Theme]
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Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley, Questions and Answers - ... Each story begins with separate but similar problems, such as passing high school and crossing into the afterlife, but as the story continues, the plots begin to merge. I felt that the middle section of the book was moved along much more slowly, because the character Charlotte makes many bad decision that could have easily been avoided if she has listened to the guidance offered by the more experience ghosts, and I found it frustrating to read. I also though the ending was very cliché compared to the darker theme of the rest of the book, finishing with Scarlett being with her love interest, the antagonist getting what she deserved, and Scarlett and Charlotte having an emotional goodbye....   [tags: charlotte usher, hawthorne high school] 1688 words
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