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Moral Ambiguity of Charlie in The Little Drummer Girl

- Moral Ambiguity of Charlie in The Little Drummer Girl            In George J. Lennard’s, “John le Carre” critical assessment of the ending of Little Drummer Girl, he claims that “Charlie can not continue to act in the theater of the real...she can no longer return to the romantic fluff of Western middle class society.” Charlie’s last line in the novel, the theater of the real, are “I am dead” (pp.659), which confirms Lennard’s statement. Charlie, an actress, by nature and craft is a coerced into a scheme to infiltrate a terrorist ring, against her convictions....   [tags: Little Drummer Girl Essays]

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The Death of My Best Friend

- I remember an old saying my mother used to tell me, “Never say never”. Is this true. I would have never expected this to be true till something happened to me that changed my life till this very day. Growing up I was oddly very cold hearted. I guess I was never the gurly girl always crying after a finger nail broke or the kind of person that wore her heart on her sleeve. I would always keep things to myself and let it be the day someone saw me cry. Most people just thought I wasn’t human. Crying wasn’t something I was used to but I didn’t know one instance would make me shed oceans....   [tags: friendship essay, my best friend]

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I Am A Little Girl

- ... It is absolutely crucial that my family approves of the man I choose to spend my life with because they know me better than anyone and they want to see me treated well. I want the man I love to like my friends. I want to be able to be with him and my friends at the same time and have everyone happy. When I find the man I want to marry and vow my life to, I want him to possess the same morals and values as I do. I want him to love God over everything and commit his life to shining God’s light and helping others....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Husband, Wife]

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Growing Up As A Teen Black Girl

- Growing up as a teen black girl in other 21th century is not an easy task with so many influences all around you be it good or bad. I have lived in two different society and cultures and each of them have left a mark on me and change the way I view the world and what I do and say. I lived in Liberia, Monrovia for twelve years and I lived in Indiana, America for about four years although there are some similarity between the society of both places but there are still somethings that I different....   [tags: Girl, Boy, Liberia, English-language films]

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Analysis Of ' The Semplica Girl Diaries ' By George Saunders

- ... The SGs come from poor countries around the world, they are the hope for their families back home. In signing a contract with the government, they agree to be lawn ornaments for the wealthy, by succumbing to such this is the only way to provide for their families. The SGs are not cheap nor are they meant for human interaction. They are mostly for ornamental purposes that are there for the delight of other. Who would have thought that human life could be treated with such a lack of empathy. In our current society, there are housekeepers, nannies, and gardeners that tend to every care of our households....   [tags: Family, Short story, Girl, Capital accumulation]

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Analysis of Little Red Riding Hood

- Analysis of Little Red Riding Hood The psychologist Sigmund Freud created many theories on how people are and why they do the things they do. His psychoanalytic theories are used today to for a better understanding of and to analyze literature. Freud’s three key zones of mental process are the id, the ego and the superego. The id is one of the most important of the three when talking about “Little Red Riding Hood” by Charles Perrault. The author tries to show that being impulsive and basically giving in to your id is not the best way to live one’s life....   [tags: Little Red Riding Hood]

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Curiostiy in The Little Convent Girl

- When people use expressions such as “curiosity killed the cat,” they usually don’t mean it literally. However this is a theme of Grace King’s short story, “The Little Convent Girl”. The Little Convent Girl is curious to find her mother, and see the outside world because she was never able to while living in the convent. However, because she is so used to her own lifestyle, it becomes difficult for her to accept and adapt to the American society. The Little Convent Girl’s curiosity (more than just about her mother) and her inability to adapt to the information that her curiosity reveals ultimately causes her to commit suicide....   [tags: Grace King]

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I Listen With Conversations And The Tap Of Phones

- ... This train has become a vessel that gets you from point A to point B. What’s the enjoyment in that. I look out the window and see graffiti splattering the walls of the once well-loved route. I picture a little girl smiling with glee at the fields, towns and bridges that we pass. No graffiti, no scaffolding, I just notice her. Pulling into the platform I begin to think what other things have changed. This new way of tapping a piece of plastic on a machine to let you through the barriers at the station, what happened to the good old fashioned ticket....   [tags: Boy, Girl, The Little Girl]

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The Little Girl, By ' Kill A Mockingbird ' By Jean Louise

- In a small town in Alabama, a story unfolds about a young girl trying to figure out what is wrong and right when it involves civil rights. In the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, Jean Louise (aka Scout) Finch was an unordinary little girl. She was not like the other girls in Maycomb, Alabama, and she was treated like she had no say in anything. Scout changed so much throughout this book, and she became a person that she never thought of herself becoming. This story shows many characteristic of the little girl just trying to make it in a small town in Alabama; Scout Finch taught us to look into someone else’s life before being prejudiced, to be unique, and to always care for people no matter the...   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Atticus Finch]

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Power And Control In Maggie: A Girl Of The Streets

- The world of Stephen Crane’s novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, is a dark, violent place. People curse one another openly and instigate fights over petty issues. The intense poverty of the populace leads to a feeling of general despair and creates a lack of self-confidence in each individual. People want to feel that they mean something. They want to know that their life does not go unnoticed. They desire power over others lives. The poor, who are constantly controlled by the rich, yearn for the opportunity to control their world....   [tags: Maggie: A Girl Of The Streets]

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The Little Girl Who Changed My Life

- When I was a child, my grandparents always told me that children are the future of our world. A child needs to be shown how much they are able to achieve. A child not shown that will never blossom into the beautiful flower which they are meant to be. That is why I chose to volunteer at my community elementary school. I wanted to live the words that my grandparents told me, the words that would make a difference in my future. I was handpicked by the principal and the teacher to be the friend of a child who needed me....   [tags: Community Service, Service Learning]

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Daddy 's Little Girl : Child Abuse

- ... Child-abuse can affect a child in many different ways. They tend to become more fearful and are always jumpy when they feel threatened. Another possibility is they can abuse other kids because of what they see and learn. They become either more timid are very aggressive with other peers intend to get in trouble more. Abuse is an ongoing cycle they 're going to think it 's alright and abuse their children when they get older. Even when children are taken away from their parents and put in the foster care system that doesn 't make it better either....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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I Was A Little Girl The G.i. Jane Doll

- When I was a little girl the G.I. Jane doll that I had gotten for Christmas, when I was eight became my favorite toy instantly. I would hold her in the palm of my hand, looking at her in her uniform and dreaming of one day wearing the same one. She to me represents a strong and independent woman, someone who is a role model to many other women; someone who I wanted to take the role of. My first week here in Tallahassee, well driving around getting acquainted with my new home, I found an ominous modern complex of brick and steel that rose above the landscape....   [tags: United States, United States Army, American way]

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Beauty and the Beast by Madame Le Prince De Beaumont, Little Mermaid by Andersen and Cinderella by Perrault

- Young girls are often stuck in a world of make believe, they are fed fairytales, dream up unimaginable views of reality and believe everyone will find their prince charming. This unrealistic perspective is formed through their experiences with different fairytales. As G.K. Chesterton tells the fairytale are a realistic world for children, “Fairy tales are more than true — not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten”. Fairytales lead these girls to believe that in order to find true love there is some sort of intense journey one must go on....   [tags: love, sacrifice, Cinderella, Little Mermaid]

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Analysis of Stephen Crane's, Maggie: A Girl Of The Streets

- Analysis of Stephen Crane's, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Today in modern America, it has become almost impossible to avoid the tales of horror that surround us almost anywhere we go. Scandals, murders, theft, corruption, extortion, abuse, prostitution, all common occurrences in this day in age. A hundred years ago however, people did not see the world in quite such an open manner despite the fact that in many ways, similarities were abundant. People’s lives were, in their views, free of all evil and pollution....   [tags: Maggie: A Girl Of The Streets]

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Babies, Not Barbies: A Case Against Little Girl Beauty Pageants

- Naturally, young girls love to dress-up as their mothers and wear their make-up, clothing, and heels. Children’s imagination and inclination to pretend characterizes childhood. However, in the world of pageantry, there is a blur between little girls’ imagination and transforming into a fake “persona.” Although some parents believe beauty pageants are healthy competition for children, beauty pageants exploit young girls by glamorizing perfection, unrealistically portraying girls as “Barbies,” and by setting a superficial expectation in which self-esteem ties to attractiveness....   [tags: self-esteem tying to attractiveness]

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An Empty Church Classroom Full Of Pure Silence

- ... However, I do know that he has loving parents who are doing their best to raise him right. To my left Jack is on the bouncy horse. As I remind myself for the hundredth time to ask my boss to move it outside, I remember a couple of weeks ago when Jack had an incident on the horse. He is a tough little boy, who never shows emotions or complains. As he started screaming, I knew something had to be extremely wrong. I was carrying him to the bathroom when I saw the blood running down his chin. He calmed down, as soon as, I told him that it was just a little cut on his lip....   [tags: Girl, Boy, Little Girls, BOY]

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The Story Of Katherine Was A Cute Girl

- ... She needed her Dad and refused to listen to any of the warnings her sister had thrown at her. When a child is loved and it stops, it is the most painful feeling in the world. When a boy hands over a bottle and tells you that it is what all the popular girls are doing, do you believe it. Katherine felt she had been betrayed by her family. She first felt betrayed by her mother’s death, secondly by her grieving father. No one could convince her differently. Katherine began to tell herself, popularity can allow me to be loved again....   [tags: Father, Mother, Sexually transmitted disease]

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Adolescent Pregnancy As A Teenage Girl

- ... Although, there are protective factors which are being well education, having the resources, social support, and access to birth control. Youth GOV stated that “risk factors include being from a single-parent home, use of alcohol and drugs, and low self-esteem.” This is correct because because single-parent homes results in lack of supervision, and possible alone time for teenagers. Low self-esteem and peer pressure may cause a teenage girl to do start sexual activities early. Many teenagers are unaware of how their body works, and need to be educated by sexual education classes....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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Feminism and Society in "Little Women"

- The story Little Women takes place at a time when women were taking on uncustomary roles like physical laborer, family protector and provider, and military volunteer while their husbands served during the Civil War. Keeping within the boundaries of the time, Louisa May Alcott uses herself and her own three sisters to create this classical novel from personal experiences. Each sister is different. They each set goals and dreams for their selves whether it goes along with their contemporary society or not....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Louisa May Alcott: Little Women in a Man's World

- ... Her parents, Bronson and Abigail were particularly active in Louisa’s writing. Initially, Louisa’s parents raised their kids with Unitarian beliefs. “The Alcott’s ate a strictly vegetarian regimen. They rejected the use of any sort of animal products. Although cotton would have been a practical alternative, the family refused to use it out of principle, since cotton fabric was the product of slave labor” (Morrow). Because of these beliefs, her father spent most of his time promoting the cause....   [tags: character and story analysis]

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Street Artist: Girl and Soldier by Banksy

- Girl and Soldier by Banksy Some of the most recognizable pieces of street art is attributed to one of the most unrecognizable artists of all time. This artist goes under the alias of Banksy. Banksy is a street artist best known for his stenciled spray paint graffiti. He was in an Oscar nominated documentary about street art called, Exit Through the Gift Shop, where he talked to the audience while hiding his face in the shadows. His artwork has appeared in exhibits in Bristol, Los Angeles and New York....   [tags: spray painted stencil, palestinians]

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Analysis Of Lee 's ' A Baby Girl '

- ... In 1962 the book was transformed into a movie starring Gregory Peck, the movie went on to win three Oscars. Lee never ended up completing any other books after To Kill A Mockingbird and resorted to living with her sister who watched over and protected Lees affairs. In 2006, Lee suffered a stroke, after the stroke, she lived in an assisted living home. Her health after the stroke continually got worse, leaving her mostly blind, deaf and confined to a wheelchair. Lee has reportedly said to a friend “I have said what I wanted to say, and I will not say it again.” This may be why some, including friends and family, find it unrealistic that Lee would have decided in 2015 to allow the publishi...   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Truman Capote]

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Perceptions of Mental Illness in Girl Interrupted

- The portrayal of people being sickly creatures has been used in Hollywood film for a very long time. This has been in the endeavor of putting the viewing public in the shoes of the patient and entertain them with over the top portrayals of disease. For patients that are women in particular this has been achieved by defining them along the lines of vague terms such as them being over emotional and unstable. Despite the advancement experienced by the society, women have not yet fully seen the goal of equality realize fruition....   [tags: film, border personality]

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A Little Bit of Country by Debbie Macomber

- She feels her life is too ordinary and boring, especially in comparison to the zoo, where there are many exotic animals and so on. However she says New york is a romantic place, a great place for a new family. In contrast to her parents, she does not want to move away from the city, as she has a “full-blown love affair with Central Park” and enjoys other qualities you get from living in the city; Urban school among others. In no season are New York bad, the summer they can cool off at bethesda fountain, and in the winter they can ski down the Seventy-Ninth Street hill....   [tags: central park, zoo, suburb]

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Why I Have A Baby Girl

- ... She took on the huge responsibility of raising four children, with the help of my twin aunts. Every Saturday, we woke up, did our chores, and read our daily scriptures in the Holy Bible. My grandmother did not complete high school and she is not a strong reader, but she understands the importance of being literate, and she instilled it in us the best way she knew how, church. Sunday was our day of worship. It began with Sunday school followed by Church service. One Sunday in particular, I asked my grandmother “How could my parents live happily, knowing that they have kids in this world they don’t care for?” her response was simple “Baby, in life we make choices, and you have no right to...   [tags: High school, Middle school, College]

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Summary of Disney´s The Little Mermaid

- “Part of Her World” Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid, written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, is an animated fantasy and romance film. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, it tells a story about a mermaid who falls in love with the prince who lives on the human surface. The film teaches the young audiences life lessons. The animated film makes the story feel realistic to young adults because it’s about struggles of a teenager becoming an adult. It helps teenagers to identify real life situations....   [tags: Cartoon, Illustration, Movie]

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Once There Were Two Little Girls...

- “There were once two little girls who saw, or believed they saw, a thing in a forest” (Byatt 324). So opens A.S. Byatt's short story, “The Thing in the Forest”; a dark little tale about two young girls named Penny and Primrose, and their experience during the Blitz in World War II (Byatt 325). They, along with many other children, get shipped off to the English countryside to be spared from the threat of bombs from Germany. After a long train ride and a sickening bus ride, they arrive at their destination....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Little Sister: Beatrice D'Este (1475-1497)

- THE LITTLE SISTER: BEATRICE D’ESTE (1475-1497) FYS: Are They Amazons. Women in Renaissance Italy The Renaissance time period that lasted from the 14th century through the 16th century in Italy was known as an age of cultural rebirth and gave way to the introduction to humanist thinking during the transition from Medieval Europe to Early Modern Europe. Humanism was the formation of values that emphasized the agency of a human and stressed the significance of rationalism over faith. Humanists of the Renaissance tended to have great power in society and were highly scrutinized for being too ambiguous in their beliefs by later historians....   [tags: women in Renaissance Italy]

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Little Red Riding Hood Analysis

- Little Red Riding Hood can no longer be considered a frail child without any control over what becomes of herself. Instead, Angela Carter makes the moral of this traditional fairytale into a modern day lesson: you can do anything. With great detail does Carter present her setting, which adds to the fearfulness the reader feels for Red as she encounters the wolf. As a result, we begin to fear the wolves as well, because in this small village wolves are more than mere beasts, they are were-wolves....   [tags: Fairytale Literary Analysis]

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Girls Is The Best Or Most Popular

- In every high school movie, girls are pinned against each other in a battle to be the most popular, to be “the prom queen.” In a way this is very true to adult women, they never competing to be the best or most popular “person,” they compete to be the best or the most popular “girl.” In the theater industry, we see women compete against each other for the lead roles, because in many plays and musicals there is a plethora of male characters unfortunately this is not the case for women; females are forced to fight for one lead role forcing them to become catty and gossipy....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Spouse]

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Is The Best Hits So Far?

- Less than Perfect In celebration of a 10 year milestone in the music industry, Pink launched the song “F---in’ Perfect”, a hit single. It was part of her first greatest hits album named “Greatest Hits… So Far!!!” which consisted of her biggest hits from all her albums within her career. Alecia Moore, better known as her stage name, Pink is an American songwriter and singer who first debuted as an R&B artist back in 2000. She is best known for her creative but edgy pop music. The song’s genre is pop rock, with cymbal crashes, straightforward synth beats, and an echoed string section flowing through the song....   [tags: Meaning of life, Suicide, Rock music]

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The Little Willow

- `The Little Willow' is one of the short stories of author Frances Towers, collected in the book `Tea with Mr. Rochester'. Barely recognized in the field of literature, Frances Towers was born in 1885 in England and died in 1948 at the age of 63. It is said that Towers was a reluctant writer, who did not find writing easy. She wrote only eighteen stories during her lifetime, which was later on collected in the book `Tea with Mr. Rochester'. All of Towers's fiction is populated by sensitive, innocent women in search of love and hence, she is sometimes compared to Jane Austen....   [tags: American Literature]

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My Mom And Best Friend

- ... A little story she tells is that when we would go shopping I would stand in the cart and put clothes in the cart as we went along even though I guarantee I didn 't need anymore she would still get them for me because that’s what I wanted. Throughout the years she has provided her money and time taking me and picking me up from dance classes, bringing me to and from piano lessons and other events that I had going on. She not only has provided me with money but also her care and love. A prime example of this is when she would get up at 2-3 in the morning because I would have cramps in my legs she would rub them, and rub them, or run me a hot bath to soak in while I cried....   [tags: Family, Mother, English-language films]

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Who Is The Best Thing?

- All the adversity I 've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you (Disney, 1957). This ideal, coupled with Tom Brokaw’s challenge of, “You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world,” are ideas I have embraced. I have been blessed to experience much adversity in the first half of my life, but have equally been blessed with little or no adversity in the second half....   [tags: Education, Family, Teacher, Thought]

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A Look At Today 's World Culture

- ... National pride is simply an identity en masse. This creates an explosive and impulsive mess. Picture an angry mob. Now give it a problem to solve. Give them a massive ball and give them the task of transporting it from one end of the mob to the other. 90% of mobs would destroy the ball. National pride breeds similar mentalities. It creates closed minded thinking. Narrowing the scope of all decisions. Everything is done to benefit “ourselves” instead of the best option for the whole. All other factors are ignored....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Europe, Cold War]

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Incidents In the Life of a Slave Girl

- Incidents In the Life of a Slave Girl No one in today’s society can even come close to the heartache, torment, anguish, and complete misery suffered by women in slavery. Many women endured this agony their entire lives, there only joy being there children and families, who were torn away from them and sold, never to be seen or heard from again. Thesis In the book, Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Linda Brent tells a spectacular story of her twenty years spent in slavery with her master Dr....   [tags: Linda Brent slavery Slave Essays]

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Little Love in Pride and Prejudice

- Little Love in Pride and Prejudice       In Pride and Predjuice life is not all fun and games.  There are many pressures in life:  mothers with high expectations for a good marriage and a girl's own expectation of what life and hopefully marriage will be like. Charlotte Lucas is the oldest daughter in a large family, she is not the most beautiful girl, and she is twenty-seven, well beyond the marrying age. Charlotte is Elizabeth Bennett's best friend and Mr. Collins, the man Charlotte finally marries, is Elizabeth's cousin.  Charlotte Lucas will marry to solidify her life, not because she loves, for many people are unkind about her ability to marry well; thus after her m...   [tags: Pride Prejudice Essays]

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Female Genital Mutilation Is a Violation of the Rights of the Girl Child

- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has had different definitions in the ‘Scientific World’ and the world of those who embrace the act. According to the definition of the World Health Organization (WHO), Female Genital Mutilation is the act of removing the external parts of the female genitalia, partially or totally for non-medical reasons (WHO) whereas the practitioners see it as the cutting of “extra skin tags” of the female’s reproductive organ. Various reasons have been put forward to support it, ranging from social, cultural and religious reasons, mainly in the so called Islamic communities....   [tags: WHO, Rights of the Child, Gynecology]

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A Short Haired Girl Of Green Eyes And A Button Noise

- There are emblems that inspire us, and then there are the people that become those emblems bound for eternity to inspire others. In this modern world of suburban America where communities and industry are molded in the peculiarity of peoples’ various trades and socioeconomic trajectories, a short-haired girl of green eyes and a button noise breathes living evidence that passion and planning can secure anyone’s path towards a life defined by the liberty to do what one enjoys for a living. Olivia B....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Stephen Crane’s “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets”

- After the Civil War, realism became a dominant form of writing in the United States, with writers attempting to write about everyday life. After realism came naturalism, a form of writing similar to realism, but with more pessimism. One of the reasons for this pessimism stems from free will and the question of whether people possess it or not. In realism, it is definitely true, while in naturalism it seems less so, but the options are often less than ideal. Because choices do exist for characters, free will is still there, which indicates that naturalism is a derivative form of realism....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Little Red Riding Hood by Bill Delaney

- At first glance the characters Connie from “Where are you going. Where have you been?” and Little Red Riding Hood from the classic fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood” may seem to have nothing in common. However, from the start one can compare how much they actually have in common. Though these two characters are very different they are the same in many ways. Their story, from beginning to end, is similar. It is easy to see how alike and different they are with the description of Connie and Little Red Riding Hood’s lives, the relationship with their wolves, and their tragic endings....   [tags: connie, grandmother, classic fairy tale]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Boy Meets Girl ' By Nancy Meyers

- It is the oldest of the stories in the books, boy meets girl, and they fall in love and live happily ever after. Yet, times have changed and with the progress of society so has our story. These days, romantic comedies have modified the meaning of love. Instead of the usual fairy tale story, they have introduced to us love that cannot only overcome everything but also help us find who we truly are. A perfect example of a romantic comedy (or rom-coms) is The Holiday. A movie directed by Nancy Meyers (a director best known for her work in rom-coms), and released in 2006, that tells the story of two women from completely different backgrounds....   [tags: Love, Psychology, Romantic comedy film]

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A Brief Note On The Migrated Girl From Bangladesh

- I am Sumiya Salma Hossain. I am a migrated girl from Bangladesh. I speak Bengali and English is my second language. It has been four and half years we have been living here. Me and my family has gone through so many difficult situations to get into this country which is why we appreciate the things we got after coming to this country. We are really thankful for where we are standing right now. Facing these realities taught us to appreciate the small and huge things in life. When I left Bangladesh I was in 7th grade....   [tags: Educational years, High school, Academic degree]

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Louisa May Alcott's Eight Cousins and Little Women

- Louisa May Alcott was said to be “the pioneer in the delineation of sprightly young-girl life, brim full of animal spirits, yet overflowing with a desire to be true and brave and helpful”(Delamar). As a classic, inspiring author, Alcott is best known for her novels concerning poverty and family struggles to overcome obstacles, and female independence. Alcott incorporated these ideas through her works in Eight Cousins and Little Women. Even though Rose in Louisa May Alcott’s Eight Cousins and the March sisters in Little Women are brought up in different types of socioeconomic environments, they share common traits and themes, such as moral lessons, feminist ideas, coming of age, and illness a...   [tags: Struggles, Orphans, Poverty]

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The Orphan Train : A Novel

- The Orphan Train: A Novel Everybody lives one life, but some they live many lives. Vivian Daly, in The Orphan Train by Christina Kline, has lived in numerous homes, had 3 different names, and countless life changing experiences in her many years. Niamh Power, Dorothy Nielsen, and lastly Vivian Daly these different characters vary everything from appearance to religious views. These different names make her who she is in life. Everyone of the names is more than just some letters, the changing of names is the changing of her life, the girl she used to be no longer exists when ever that name no longer exists....   [tags: Girl, Boy]

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My Best Friend - Original Writing

- Growing up, I never thought much about love or what it even really meant. I was raised to believe that it was only “normal” to be attracted to women and that one day, I will live with one and become married to her. Many of my peers from elementary school or the neighborhood would express their negative feelings towards same sex couples, though I never thought much of it. It didn’t affect me until the age of 14, when one of my closest friends, Cobia, openly admitted to me that he liked a boy in his Spanish class....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Same-sex marriage]

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Girl, Interrupted

- Girl, Interrupted Part I: Critical Analysis Author: Susanna Kaysen. Girl, Interrupted: New York Division of Random House. Inc 1993. 1. What is the author’s topic. The author’s topic is about a teenager name Susanna Kaysen. At 18 she voluntarily turned herself into McLean Hospital. 2. Identify the author’s main idea(s). In other words, what is the main point the author is attempting to make about the book. The author’s has 2 main points; one point is about her two-year stay McLean hospital....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Revolution Girl-style Now!

- Revolution Girl-Style Now. Riot Grrrls were originally born out of the “Punk” scene where rebellion was expressed in attitude, appearance, style, and music. Defining Riot Grrrl is much like defining Punk. There is no central organization, no authoritive definition, just an attitude concerned with pointing out social hypocrisy and empowering people to “do it yourself”, creating a culture of their own when they see that the mainstream media does not reflect their concerns or provide outlets for their efforts....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Gen and Kelly: A Letter to My Best Friend

- My whole life I have been what some people might call a loner. I’d gotten through elementary school with two best friends, both of whom had moved away by the time I was in sixth grade. When I got my class list that year, I wasn’t expecting much. I was in a class with a group of girls who had been best friends since kindergarten. I had tried being friends with them- but I never really fit in. Nobody was exactly begging to sit by me either. I was sad most days, and I didn’t even have anyone to talk to about it....   [tags: a thank you note to my friend]

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An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka

- An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka was such a fascinating demonstration of persuading readers to go on Summary An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka was such a fascinating demonstration of persuading readers to go on and pursuing your own dreams. It was published in 2002 by Dell Laurel-Leaf, who is an imprint of Random House Children’s books in New York. This book that I had just read was mostly about this one Chinese girl named Xueyan who is also known as Yanyan, or Shelia in her school....   [tags: An Ocean Apart, a World Away]

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Disney Is Best Known For All Their Motion Pictures

- ... Within Chapter one, I will focus on the understanding of gender. Looking at where gender first originated from and how it is portrayed in today’s society. Also this chapter will delve into femininity and masculinity and difference between the two genders and create a conclusion on what femininity and masculinity are and how they can be portrayed. In Chapter two, I will be looking into what contributes to making a villain, the definition of a villain and how villains are represented in different films....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Masculinity]

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Cultural Appropriation : Black Girl With Cornrows, Big Hoop Earrings

- ... “ nappy” hair is what the western society brainwash us to thinking wasn 't good hair, we need to be more like them. The media has double standard, gives prises to the white people if they wear cornrows. Thats its new trend that all the sudden the Kardashians started wearing them and now everyone wants the hair style . For example, Kylie jenner is, having magazine covers and getting on talk shows for coming up with “ box braids” aka cornrows. What people fail to realize the issue isn 't that she is wearing cornrows, like she ban from the hairstyle....   [tags: Black people, White people, Afro-textured hair]

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Analysis Of The Book Bossypants By Tina Fey

- The goals that mothers set for their young daughters while trying to protect them displays a thin line between protecting and overprotective. In the book Bossypants by Tina Fey, she talks about her life experience. Tina Fey devoted a whole chapter of “prayers” she has for her daughter in “The Mother’s Prayer for Its Daughter”. The prayers contain different standards, and goals that she made for her daughter. When a woman becomes a mother she must take full responsibility for the upbringing of a small human....   [tags: Woman, Mother, Girl]

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A Child During War Is Worse

- ... In the book “A map of home”, Jarrar writes. “I felt as though I was not only truly his daughter, that I must have come from elsewhere if I disagree with his rules” (16). In other words, baba was a hypocrite because he didn’t want Nidali live too pleased other persons, but his strict rules and demanding behavior were showing differently. All fathers always want the best for their children, even if includes the happiness of their own daughters. Baba didn’t do it on purpose, but for a little girl being told that she has to obey her baba’s rules no matter what, or otherwise she would live a mediocre life it was quite traumatizing....   [tags: Love, Girl, Parent, Family]

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The Words Of Kindness And Fame

- The words of kindness and fame consist in my name Khyati Shah. I am a female who was born in the cold and snowy month of December in the year of 1996. My family is from India and we speak a language called Gujarati in my household. My parents came to America three years before I was born, and the place I was born in is Charlotte, NC. Being a female has impacted my life based on the topic of physical appearances. According to Indian ethnic demographic variables I am expected to maintain “light” skin because that is what is considered beautiful....   [tags: Girl, Female, Gender, Women]

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The Movie ' Grease '

- ... This movie is set in the 1950’s, a time when icons like Lucille Ball and Marilyn Munroe, a spunky and confident housewife and an independent and world-renowned sex symbol, were role models for girls and women alike. While females at this time still had very little place in society in comparison to men, perhaps the aforementioned role models gave girls and women the confidence to act and dress in such a manner that gives them a legitimate place or identity. For example, Sandy, at the beginning of the movie, might be seen as independent and cheerful like Lucille Ball....   [tags: Girl, Female, Film, Boy]

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The On Stars And Parallel Universes

- ... Have a good night!” as she kissed her father on the forehead. “Good night Nomi. Sweet dreams!” replied her father. “Thank you Dad.” replied Nomi who headed towards her little brother’s bedroom. Brendan was already sleeping. She did not want to wake him up so she gently removed the bedspread out of his face and kissed him on the cheek. He reacted a bit, but Nomi silently left and walked back to her room. She removed her clothing and looked at herself in the mirror. “Gosh. When will those boobs stop growing....   [tags: Girl, Boy, Female, Woman]

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The Little Sister: Beatrice d'Este

- The Renaissance time period that lasted from the 14th century through the 16th century in Italy was known as an age of cultural rebirth and gave way to the introduction to humanist thinking while Medieval Europe transformed to Early Modern Europe. Humanism beliefs were the values that emphasized the agency of a human and stressed rationalism over faith. Humanists of the Renaissance tended to have great power in society and were highly scrutinized for being too ambiguous in their beliefs by later historians....   [tags: renaissance, medieval europe, women]

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The Pleasure Principle in Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood and Brothers Grimm Little Red Cap

- Sigmund Freud, commonly referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis", is best known for his studies of sexual desire, repression, and the unconscious mind. Freud came to see personality as having three aspects, all of which work together to produce our complex behaviours: the Id (“It”), the Ego (“I”) and the Superego (“Over-I”). His psychoanalytic theories are used today in many different fields, including literature analysis. “Little Red Riding Hood”, written by Perrault in the 17th century, as well as in “The Little Red Cap”, written by the Brothers Grimm in the 19th century, are both famous folktales turned fairy tales about a young girl’s encounter with a cross-dressing wolf....   [tags: essays research papers]

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`` The Bean Trees `` One Of The Best Selling Novels Written By Barbara Kingsolver

- ... "But I stayed in school. I was not the smartest or even particularly outstanding but I was there and staying out of trouble and I intended to finish."(p. 3) She was determined to finish school and be one of the few to graduate. Since most of her classmates were getting pregnant and dropping out she was determined to graduate and leave to face life without a kid and live so to speak “freely”. “Mama always said barefoot and pregnant was not my style. She knew.”(p.4) After graduating she worked at a hospital to save enough money for a car and when she brought the car home she could see her mom knew she was ready to leave home now....   [tags: High school, Mother, A New Beginning, Automobile]

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The Joy Of Phones By The Hrithik Roshan And Sonam Kapoor Tv Commercial

- The Joy of Phones It’s a busy day at work, and just like any other day, there’s stuff to do at the office. But on this particular day, something special happens to the businessman portrayed in an ad for the OPPO N1 Mobile Phone. A photo from his phone reminds him of a time when he met a young girl, and the memory pervades. Later, he becomes fascinated with the beautiful lady next to his office and ultimately realizes that she is the same person from long ago that he was thinking about. The “Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor TV Commercial” appeals to sentimental memories and suggests that the OPPO Mobile N1 phone is the best way to preserve them....   [tags: Girl, Boy, Female, Mobile phone]

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Analysis Of Disney 's ' Disney '

- ... For, Disney’s Rapunzel was stuck in the same situation. Countless times, the witch made sure to provide Rapunzel with ‘information’ of the outside world. Such as the song, “Mother Knows Best” from the beginning of the movie as Rapunzel begs to witness the glowing lights in person. “It’s a scary world out there. Mother knows best, one way or another, something will go wrong, I swear. Ruffians, thugs, poison ivy, quick sand, cannibals and snakes…the plague!”(Rapunzel) She made sure that Rapunzel would never wish to leave the tower, especially on her own....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Man, Prince Charming]

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Beauty Queens Don't Eat Ice Cream: Conceptions of Beauty in "Little Miss Sunshine"

- Since the Miss America Pageant was established in 1921, conceptions of the beauty of American women have been based, in part, on the winner of this pageant. Sarah Banet-Weiser writes in her book, The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, that “the woman selected as Miss America apparently 'represents' the nation” (Banet-Weiser 56). As a result of representing the American nation, the winner of the Miss America pageant is looked up to as a model for style and beauty among women. Since its inception, the Miss America pageant has come under attack from feminist organizations for exploiting women's bodies despite the fact that it is a scholarship program; the pageant rewards contestants a scholarshi...   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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My Greatest Fear: Having the Same Relationship with My Little Brother as I Do with My Older Sister

- ... The years would come, yet our innocence would run with time. All I want now is to go back to the days when we could laugh and giggle for just five minutes without yelling at the top of our lungs for something we had done in our past. The older we got the worse the fighting got. She is the girl one would want to party with while I am the girl that one would want to be lab partners with so I can do all the work. She loved going out to parties, and being in the “in crowed.” Yet, the one thing that bothered me the most is your desire to live fast....   [tags: childhood, role, model, phone, call]

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Book Review: Be Healthy! It’s a girl thing: food, fitness and feeling great

- Book Review: Be Healthy. It’s a girl thing: food, fitness and feeling great Reviewed by Be Healthy. It’s a girl thing: food, fitness, and feeling great, guarantees to peek the appetites of young girls seeking recipes that targets nutrition, physical fitness, and positive self-assurance. Delectable entrees are featured in the seventeen chapters that incorporate the lowdown on food basics, illustrate how the human body is energized, offer tips for proper shopping, expose the facts about food labels, encourage physical activity to boost self-esteem, and draw up the Cactus Plant that will lead one into a healthy eating pattern....   [tags: Nutrition Health Book Review]

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The Problem of Malnutrition around the World

- ... If malnutrition continues to go untreated, its effects will kill millions of children. The world needs to realize that the current solution is not working and address the real issue before more lives are lost. With so many people affected by severe malnutrition, the “2013 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics” explored which countries were the most affected by this crippling problem. Their discovery found that one in four people are hungry in Africa. In the past few years, 20 million more people became hungry and malnourished every year....   [tags: providing relief and nutrients]

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The Wonderful World Of Scentsy

- The Wonderful World of Scentsy The five senses are hearing, touching, seeing, smelling, and tasting. These five senses trigger memories of feelings and emotions. Recently, I have discovered the wonderful products of Scentsy, where I find myself in bliss when I imagine my favorite products and scents. Scentsy has been around for nearly ten years and was created by the Thompson Family. Their mission was to bring value to others by owning a family-friendly business. The products that Scentsy sells are very artistic, beautiful, creative, and are of high-quality products that, “Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses, and Inspire the Soul.” With that said, their products stimulate the use of all five...   [tags: Sense, Olfaction, Taste, Sensory system]

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The World Had Four Countries

- The world had four countries: Lera, Vallos, Olso and Ruina. Like most worlds these four countries do not get along. Lera demand war against Ruina, by uniting Vallos and Lera by marriage. Ruina is in ruins as their country leader was killed, and the citizens hunted. Ruina look for Olso for help, yet Olso is in it for the gain, but not the sacrifice. In a world where politics, war and marriage ruled the lands, love seemed to find no place in the matter. Emelina Flores was born with nothing. Sure her mother was the Queen of Ruina, her little sister Olivia meant the world to her, yet in a country where everyone had powers, Em did not....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Family, Sibling]

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Books Of All Sizes And Shapes Filled The House

- ... One Christmas I had a big box sitting in front of me to open. It was on the heavier side and I could not wait to open it. When I started peeling back the wrapping paper I saw it was a doll. This wasn’t just any doll; it was an American Girl Doll, a doll that would come with her own background and story. I was used to making up my own story for each doll I had, but these ones all came with their own. Each American Girl Doll was from a different period in time: World War I, the American Revolution, the Great Depression, and so much more....   [tags: Writing, Essay, American Girl, Graded algebra]

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Summary Of ' The Little Match Girl '

- ... “Grandmother. Oh, please take me with you. You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm stove, the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree” (**). The little maiden went off with her grandmother to Heaven, and left the people in the town to wonder about her body. In the story, “The Little Match Girl,” money affects a lot of the problems, warmth, starvation, proper clothing, and the pressure of her father. “The Little Match Girl” shows the readers the difficult times of a poor mistreated girl....   [tags: Christmas, Christmas tree, Girl, Temperature]

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Virginia Woolf 's Mrs. Dalloway

- Virginia Woolf 's Mrs. Dalloway It is obvious all through the Virginia Woolf 's Mrs. Dalloway that the character advancement and multifaceted nature of the female characters of the story are focused on much more than their male partners. It is my sentiments that the size of this character advancement comes to fruition due to the perceptions and sentiments of the primary character Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway. From the earliest starting point we get this depiction that she has a sentiment having a greatly decent feeling of character yet she is shallow, conceding she does numerous things not for herself but rather for other 's assessments....   [tags: Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf, Girl, Female]

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An Analysis of The Little Convent Girl

- An Analysis of The Little Convent Girl                 Grace King's The Little Convent Girl is an excellent example of post-Civil War realism incorporating a trick-ending. In this local color short story, King methodically lures the reader into a false belief that her story is about an insignificant and nameless young girl who, after twelve years seclusion in a convent, is exposed to the fervor and excitement of a steamboat trip down the Mississippi River. The success of Ms. King's trick-ending is achieved through three basic elements; 1) de-emphasizing the importance of the main character, 2) tidbits of information followed by wordy misdirection, and 3) a false climax....   [tags: Little Convent Girl Essays]

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I Am A Little Girl

- ... Since this was my first conference that I was dragged to, I had no idea what to expect. As we entered the library there were these huge metal book shelves that were on wheels that were opened with all kinds of books in them. My mom explained to me that it was called a book fair, and that you could buy books and other little items such as pencils and book markers there. She told me to stay there and look around and watch my sister while they went in and spoke with my teacher. Within the first five minutes of my parents being gone I was already bored, and my sister had run to some books that caught her attention with Barney on the cover....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Little Golden Books, Family]

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A World Of Intoxification

- A world of intoxification Screams pierced the midnight air and students ran wildly about the campus. Police cars whizzed by with their sirens blaring in the night. Glass was being broken and girls were being defiled. Confusion was all around and no one could stop it. This is an average night at any given university in America. The similarities between a horror story and a story about a college party are too many. At an average college party where alcohol is being served there is the possibility of fights, rape, death, destruction, and jail time....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Disney World Is The Ultimate Vacation Destination

- Walt Disney World Resorts is the ultimate vacation destination. With four theme parks, two water parks, a downtown shopping district, a plethora of resort hotels and more, it has plenty to offer its diverse guests. I visit Walt Disney World at least once a year, and sometimes more if I am able to. With every visit, the more things I find to love about it. I absolutely love the atmosphere, the riveting attractions, the stores, restaurants, and everything else. Personally, Walt Disney world never loses its magic....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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The World Of Life : Louis Seneca Once Said ' It Is A Rough World

- ... My parents were always at work trying to make money to support our family so during those years I stayed with my grandparents who had lived right down the road at that time. Grandma would drive around and around the block just so that I could fall asleep because I wouldn’t cooperate when nap time came around. A few years later I was blessed to be called a big sister, in 1999 my baby sister Allison was born and then in 2000 my little brother was brought into this world. Growing up over the years I have tried many new things some in which I like and others not so much....   [tags: High school, Cheerleading, Family, Cheering]

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World Vision: a Social Justice Organization

- ... During this time, they also began to address the common problems associated with poverty, such needs as sanitation, water, education, leadership training and income generation (World Vision, Our History, 2014, para. 3). Today World Vision is global leader in humanitarian and social justice efforts, implementing development in over a 100 countries (World Vision, Our History, 2014, para. 5). Article 25 of United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights states “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care......   [tags: Christian humanitarian organization]

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Blending in With the World Today Is Not Easy to Do

- Blonde haired, blue eyes, thin, lean and beautiful. Life should come easy to any person who fits this description according to what we learn from society. Society brainwashes us by telling us what we should look like to make it in the world. Often times people fall into society’s pressure and transform themselves. So I ask myself, what about the people who start out accepted and then fail at meeting society’s standards. To get an idea of such a concept, I interviewed Leena Smith, a family friend for over 6 years....   [tags: meeting and beating social standards]

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