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Three Ways that Parents Hurt Their Children Without Knowing It

- (Discuss three ways that parents hurt their children without knowing it?) Parents we all have them or had them we all think and think about how we all feel about them and why we do. Some get along and some don’t whether it is your mom or your dad we all have our reasons. Do you ever think about why they say things to hurt you feelings. Why they are being mean to you. Or maybe why they treat the other kids better. I’m not saying that all parents do the same thing but this is what my parents do. And these are many reasons I feel like this about how they treat me different than any of the ten of us....   [tags: The Rocking Horse Winner]

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The New Tax Law: Will It Help More Than Hurt?

- Its official; Americans are going to be paying less in taxes to the federal government. In a ceremony staged in the East room of the White House President Bush signed the third-largest tax cut in U.S. history into law. Will this tax cut actually help the economy. Bush says it will. He claims, "this legislation is adding fuel to an economic recovery" (Benedetto). Bush hopes the massive $350 billion tax cuts will create jobs and heal the fraught financial system. Despite his optimism, Bush has many foes pointing out the rumored flaws in tax cuts....   [tags: Current Events]

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pain is inevitable

- Pain is Inevitable Pain, a word that is always associated with getting hurt. The real question now is how it hurt. There are two different kinds of pain; physical and mental. The physical aspect of pain is like falling from something, cutting your arm, or stubbing your toe. The mental part is hurting someone’s feeling from saying something harsh or doing something to them emotionally, which hurts inside. The causes and effects of physical and mental pain are very different but can be both equally devastating and even more dramatic with emotionally disturbed people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lee Harvey Oswald

- Outline Thesis Statement: Because of extensive evidence, I believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone on the day of November 22, 1963 in the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The additional gunman was strategically placed in the grassy knoll area, in order to shoot at Kennedy from a frontal view (Rubinstein 4). A. Opening Paragraph Since November 23, 1963, the day after President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated, there have been speculations as to the happenings of November 22, 1963....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Character of Medea in Euripides

- The Character of Medea in Euripides Medea was a very diverse character who possesses several characteristics which were unlike the average woman during her time. As a result of these characteristics she was treated differently by members of the society. Media was a different woman for several reasons; she possessed super natural powers , she was manipulative, vindictive, and she was driven by revenge. The life that Medea lived and the situations she encountered, (one could say) were partly responsible for these characteristics and her actions....   [tags: Papers]

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certain slant of light

- How Nature Brings Emotions of Solemnity The chief characteristic of this feeling drawn by the “slant of light” is its painful oppressiveness. "Oppresses," "weight," "hurt," "despair," and "affliction" convey this aspect. A large component in it is probably consciousness of the fact of death, though this is probably not the whole of its content nor is this consciousness necessarily fully formulated by the mind. Yet here we see the subtle connection between the hour and the mood....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Title Of The Great Gatsby

- Gatsby's Greatness There is much controversy on why F. Scott Fitzgerald chose his masterpiece to be title The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald chose The Great Gatsby as the title to show the duality of how the central character of Jay Gatsby is great in trying determinedly to achieve his goal of Daisy, but how his 'greatness'; brings about his own downfall. Gatsby is, at first glance, truly great, for he pursues his dream of Daisy relentlessly. Jordan Baker, in a conversation with Nick Carraway, lets him know that Gatsby wanted to let Daisy know how rich and powerful was; how 'he [wanted] her to see his house,'; which is extravagant....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effects of Peer Pressure

- Effects of Peer Pressure There was a man named Troy who lived in Oklahoma. Troy grew up in a Christian home and was considered to have a great testimony with his community and local church. He worked at a factory about fifteen miles out of his home. Well one day after work, Troy’s buddies decided to take him out to get a couple of drinks. Troy was a struggling alcoholic, the reason why he was so respected is because everyone thought he beat alcoholism. After a night of laughter and drinking Troy was left to drive by himself to his house....   [tags: Christians hanging out with secular folks]

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Lesch Nyhan Syndrome

- Lesch Nyhan Syndrome Lesch Nyhan Syndrome (LNS) was first reported in 1964 by Michael Lesch and William L. Nyhan. It is a rare disorder located on the x chromosome. It is a sex-linked trait, which means that it is passed from mother to son. This condition can be inherited or occur spontaneously as a result of a genetic mutation. It usually appears once in every 100,000 male births. Since the defective gene is recessive, females almost never exhibit symptoms of the disease. However, they can be carriers of the allele....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Trying Martial Arts

- Trying Martial Arts Martial Arts are not a good thing to know. It gives you a false sense of superiority. Which makes you more aggressive than you would be normally would be. With this aggression you would most likely go out and start fights. You would always be mad and want to hurt something. Martial Arts are not a good thing to know. On the contrary, in martial arts you are taught to control your anger. You are taught not to let your feelings interfere with your skills. Martial arts encourage violence....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Drama and Tension in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- Drama and Tension in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In 'Romeo and Juliet' drama and tension is presented throughout. In the prologue we are warned about death and misery. Shakespeare uses traditional old Elizabethan English and metaphoric language to build up tension. Shakespeare also uses dramatic pauses and action between characters to increase tension. The storyline between feuding also builds on the tension. A powerful example of drama and tension is shown in Act 3 scene 1....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays]

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abuse

- There are many different forms of abuse and many people do not realize. Verbal abuse is the use of words to attack, hurt or injure someone, or to gain power and control over them, or to persuade someone to believe something that is untrue and harmful. Abuse does not just occur with men to women, though this paper is going to focus on it. Abuse is about control and the fear of losing it. The abuser may fear not being “good enough” and or meeting others expectations. He/she may attempt to make their victim feel and believe similar things about him/her self....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwells 1984

- GEORGE ORWELL'S 1984 THE BOOK 1984 BY GEORGE ORWELL IS ABOUT A MAN NAMED WINSTON SMITH. HE LIVES IN THE COUNTRY OF OCEANIA. IN THIS COUNTRY EVERY THING IS CONTROLLED BY A PARTY NAMED THE BIG BROTHER. THIS PARTY CONTROLLS EVERY THING FROM FOOD RATIONS TO WHAT PEOPLE CAN THINK. THEY EVEN HAVE TELLASCREANS EVERY WHERE SO THEY CAN WATCH PEOPLE AT ALL TIMES. WINSTON WORKS IN NEWSPEAK. NEWSPEAK IS WERE THEY EVENT SIMPILAR WORDS SO THEY CAN ELEMINATE OTHER WORDS TO MAKE THE LANGUAGE SIMPILIAR. WINSTON LIVES A PRETTY NORMAL LIVE UNTILL HE JOINS A UNDERGROUND PARTY CALLED THE BROTHERHOOD....   [tags: essays research papers]

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MacBeth

- “The greatest grieves are those we cause ourselves.” This quote by Sophocles is saying that the things you most regret are the things you, yourself choose to do. If you do something to someone else, not only do you hurt another person, or other people, but also you hurt yourself. If someone else hurts you, you feel pain but not as much as having the guilt and pain of hurting other people walking around with you on your shoulders. This quote is true in everyday like still today. In the play “MacBeth,” by William Shakespeare, there are many examples of greif shown by the people in the play....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Violence Is An Appropriate Response To Racism

- Violence is an Appropriate Response to Racism I think that this statment is very negative, as it gives the impression that violence is the only way to solve things, and it is not.People need to talk about matters that concern them with the people that are causing the concerns, doing this wil make dealing with the problem of racism easier. The saying 'two wrongs don't make a right' is a very appropriate sayingto use in the issue of racism because racism towards people is wrong and so is violence....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I'm Sorry that I was an Ass

- Dear Tabitha, Hey, I am sorry that I was an ass to you for the past couple of days that I was with you. I am sorry and I hope that you will forgive me. I will write you and call you whenever I have time to enjoy talking with you, okay. I just want to explain exactly why I was acting so mad and pissy to you for the last couple of weeks, I know I probably shouldn't but I have to be true to you. I was just so cared and worried that you will not have the same love for me when I come home to you. I know that I shouldn't have acted like that and that is why I am truly and deeply sorry for making you hurt on both the inside and outside, but you must believe that my love for you will either stay th...   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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Ahimsa as Hinduism's Greatest Gift to the World

- Ahimsa as Hinduism's Greatest Gift to the World I do not agree with this statement that Ahimsa is Hinduism's greatest gift to the world. Ahimsa, the principle of non-violence and respect for life is sure a great and important part of Hinduism. However many regards other aspects of Hinduism is more important principles such as Dharma. Many believe Dharma the right conduct and laws that upholds harmony in society is the central concept of Hinduism. Or maybe Samsara the cycle of life is greater even Buddhism....   [tags: Papers]

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God

- God God is the supremely good Creator of good natures, and he is also the Creator of evil. God caused the devil to be evil. God foresaw the good, which he himself would bring out of his evil. God saw this was coming when he created him to be good, so when we turned bad God had arranged of him and how he would be make use of him. God knew how everything was going to turnout; he even saw man's evil. God knew that man will one day change and he foresaw the evil in him before it happened. He created man and the evil that was coming from it....   [tags: Papers]

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Gossip

- Gossip Gossip, as defined by the Webster's New World Dictionary, is "one who chatters idly about others". I feel that gossiping is ethically wrong. Gossiping is usually done by talking about people behind their backs, which is very painful to that person being talked about. No one wants to be talked about, whether the information is true or not. The people doing the gossiping often feel they are doing it to better themselves and get caught up in the trap of trying to make themselves feel better by putting others down....   [tags: Papers]

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The Merchant of Venice

- "The Merchant of Venice" by WIlliam Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice" is a play about revenge, justice, deseption and friendship. The story is about, Shylock a wealth Jew, lending one of his enemies, Antonoi, three thousand ducats. Although Antonio is a rich merchant all his resources are in his ships, trading too distant countries, but because he wants to help out his friend, Bassanio, he has no choice but to ask Shylock for a loan , not to know it could lead to his death. In this play there is a big difference between the Christian charaters and Shylock, the main difference being Shylock seems to be more interested in his money and business rather than human relationships, which the C...   [tags: Free Merchant of Venice Essays]

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Personal Narrative - I Don’t Want to Cry

- I Don’t Want to Cry Tonight, I punched a child in the stomach. He gasped for air, his face grew red, and his eyes got watery. Granted, we were at Karate class and we were sparring. And, granted, I was 19 and he was likely 10. I hadn’t meant to hurt him; I had actually been “going light.” But I hurt him. The fact is, he knew it and didn’t care. He could have continued the night without a single tear. But when the Shihan came to try and make him feel better, the boy’s face got redder and his lip quivered as that single tear rolled down his cheek....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Ursa and Generations

- Ursa and Generations It is difficult to come up with a logical explanation of why Ursa's doctors decided to remove her womb and therefore leaving her infertile after suffering a fall down the stairs. She was described as three months pregnant at the time of the fall, so her losing the fetus makes sense, but this hardly seems to justify taking her womb out. Ursa places full blame on Mutt and he stands out as the logical person toward whom she harbors all of her resentment. He was drunk at the time of her accident and from prior account Mutt was insanely jealous, protective and did not want Ursa working....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Deception in Acts One and Two of Much Ado about Nothing

- Everyone of the main characters is affected by deception in some ay through out the play. Characters make plans to deceive other the other characters in the book. Two of the main deceptions are planned in the first two acts of the play. Some plans to deceive are done in order to help people or to hurt people. The first of the two main deceptions is planned in Act 2, scene 2. Don John and Borachio are planning to deceive Claudio and Leonato?s daughter, Hero. They decide that they will stop their marriage by framing Hero as being unfaithful to Claudio on the eve of their wedding....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Terrorism - Don’t Disgrace the American Flag in a War with Iraq

- Don’t Disgrace the American Flag in a War with Iraq Everywhere I go, I see American flags. Taped to people's windows, sewn onto pockets, worn in a band around the arm. People call it the unification of America, the great coming-together of a wounded people, a show of support and of national feeling from every corner of our nation. Patriotism, they call it, and proudly display their red, white, and blue. And yet I wonder if they know what that flag represents. I read the polls, and I find that the majority of Americans want vengeance, even at the cost of war with many countries....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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CyberCrime is Not Real Crime

- Cyber Crime is Not Real Crime If a crime doesn't result in actual physical damage or loss, can it be considered a crime. Or is any act that leaves a victim feeling violated a punishable crime. One way to look at the issue is through the approach that yes, cyber rape and other crimes are punishable. This can be argued through the fact that these crimes effect "real" life and stir up "real" emotion. It is a punishable violation because it involves actual victims and makes them feel violated....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyber Crime Essays]

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Friendly Gossip is an Oxymoron

- Friendly Gossip is an Oxymoron "Can you keep a secret?" Becky asked me in a hushed tone. We were in my living room. Last I checked, my walls don't have ears. I had no idea why she was speaking so quietly. "Why. What is it?" I was wise to this type of chit-chat. She wanted to tell me a piece of gossip that she wasn't supposed to reveal. Her betrayal was quickly becoming my problem. Before I could respond negatively, she burst out, "Jennifer is pregnant!. She just found out and told me, but asked me not to tell anyone....   [tags: Friendship Essay]

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Agrarian Discontent In The Late 1800s

- "Why the Farmers Were Wrong" The period between 1880 and 1900 was a boom time for American politics. The country was for once free of the threat of war, and many of its citizens were living comfortably. However, as these two decades went by, the American farmer found it harder and harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the bulwark of agriculture, were selling at prices so low that it was nearly impossible for farmers to make a profit off them. Furthermore, improvement in transportation allowed foreign competition to materialize, making it harder for American farmers to dispose of surplus crop....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Joan Didion's On Morality

- Morality is, in essence, subjugated by he who defines it. This being the case, morality (defined as right or wrong, good or evil) is malleable as long as it does not impede upon any “ipso facto virtue';(Didion). In the essay “On Morality';, by Joan Didion, this aspect ‘on morality’ is composed. This will be utilized to verify that William Saroyan’s (author of “Five Ripe Pears) guilt of an immoral action is conflicting given specified conditions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pain: A Part Of Life

- "There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the of hurrying existence. There are glances of hatred that stab and raise no cry of murder; robberies that leave man of woman for ever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer-committed to no sound except that of low moans in the night, seen in no writing except that made on the face by the slow months of suppressed anguish and early morning tears. Many an inherited sorrow that has marred a life has been breathed into no human ear." George Eliot (1819-80), English novelist,editor....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Torts Project : Payment of Compensation in Hit and Run Motor Accident

- PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION IN HIT AND RUN MOTOR ACCIDENT OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY OBJECTIVES: 1: TO FIND OUT AND STUDY THE PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION IN HIT AND RUN MOTOR ACCIDENT. 2: TO DRAW UP THE BASIC TRENDS BY ANALYSING VARIOUS CASES METHODOLOGY THE BASIC METHODOLOGY ADOPTED TO PREPARE THIS RESEARCH IS DEDUCTIVE THAT IS TO STUDY VARIOUS CASES, TO ANALYSE THE LAWS IN THE SAME TOPIC AND UNDERSTAND THE GENERAL PRINCIPLE TO DRAW A GENERAL CONCLUSION. Introduction The number of people who get killed or maimed in motor vehicle accidents is growing day by day....   [tags: Tort Law]

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Words Do Hurt

- I hate you. You are so ugly. Why would someone like you have been born. You will never amount to anything. You are not good enough. Nobody will ever love you. You’re so bad at that. Why don’t you just do yourself a favour and stop trying. Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Nothing could be further from the truth. . I find words incredibly odd. They’re just random consonants and vowels strung together, pronounced in certain ways to give them meaning. But how is it possible that these simple, strange things that are so beautiful and delicate are used in such destructive ways....   [tags: propoganda, manipulation, judging]

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Short Story About a Hurt Girl

- Lily tried to open her eyes, but she just did not have the strength. Noticing the white blur hanging past her lids she guessed it was at least morning, or the bathroom light was left on. Either way, she blamed it on feeding the slow, but constant pounding in the back of her head. Even as she laid still, it seemed to be gaining the strength and curiosity to want to explore. Growing more aware she started to feel little whispers of pain popping up all over in little rhythmic beats. She moaned. Hearing herself seemed to cause the throbbing in her head to grow....   [tags: Violence, Pain]

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I am Sorry I Hurt You

- Dear Rachel, I had a sleepless night thinking about what happened to us that night. I least expected it, I experienced the worst headache ever, all I could hear was my heart beating faster than it ever has. I cursed my stars that night, as my expectation for the night was so much greater, but it ended in a far different way that made my heart choke with tears of losing something I've always wanted and fought for. We all made mistakes not trying to understand each other, some words did hurt in some way and I guess we got carried away after all those arguments of whether I have an intimate relationship with Marie....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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Creative Writing: Serenity

- ... So, after awhile of it continuously ringing, I pulled my purple cell phone from my jeaned pocket. Checking the screen, I noticed that the person that kept calling was none other than, my mom. Pressing the talk button, I answered the phone. “Hey Mom!” “Serenity, oh my gosh. I was so worried. Baby, are you alright?” “Yeah mom, I'm fine. Why, what's up?” I asked, sitting up, and pressing the phone closer to my ear. “The house is trashed. Glass was every where and I was worried something happened to you.” “Oh mom, the house is like that because...” I paused, thinking of whether to tell her or not....   [tags: heart aches, hurt, feelings]

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Truth Change in Mark Haddon´s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

- In the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon, we are met with a question can truth change. In the book the protagonist is Christopher, an autistic child living with his father. Throughout the book, many things that he thought to be true change. Firstly, Christopher thought that his father would never hurt anything, but he did. Secondly, he was not allowed to take the A-Level Maths because he went to a special school. Lastly, he thought that his dad would never lie to him and that changed as well....   [tags: autistic, hurt, math, lie, test]

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Story about a Hurt Girl

- Standing in front of her full-length mirror in the bathroom touching her swollen right eye gingerly and wincing each time, Lily could not help, but question its authenticity. “It looks, fake,” she said examining it. Deciding to test the theory she touched it a little harder. Crying out instantly she fanned her hand in front of it chuckling at her own stupidity. “Doesn't feel fake, stupid twat,” she said then giggled and put her hand over her mouth. “I don't think I ever called myself a twat before,” Lily said trying to remember if she watched any BBC recently....   [tags: Domestic Violence, Relationship]

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Short Story about a Hurt Girl

- With the left eye now open and almost seeing clearly, Lily began working on the right. Gently putting her finger on it she cringed in pain and could tell it was raw and swollen. "The blunt force of his fist to my eye socket must have burst open every capillary I have because it is causing some severe hemorrhaging," she whispered softly, then laughed out loud. “I can't believe I not only know those words, but I fricking know what they mean,” she said with a hint of proud. “God bless Google.”Calming down from feeling so delighted in finding something so funny in something so repeatedly horrible, she looked around the room with her one good eye....   [tags: Domestic, Violence]

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Stop Abusing Dogs!: Setting Up Consequences for Humans

- ... We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. ( Roger Caras ) Dogs are always protective of their owners. Every dog will be there for its owner at all times, to all humans; their owners or not. Whenever they are in danger but what they got back is – Abuse – Seriously how would you feel if you were in their place. Not good. Thought so. Why would you put them in such danger instead go help and make them part of you that’s what they will always do....   [tags: penalties, hurt, protective, feelings]

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The Dangers of Playing American Football

- Struggling to maintain consciousness as well as retain my vision after embracing a brutal hit enforced from an opposing player really makes me question the seriousness of football related trauma. How many injuries does it take until it really matters. For me, after having experience with concussions, I came to the realization that the positive externalities of football do not make up for the numerous negative externalities. Football, as well as any other contact sport, can be very dangerous and potentially threatening to a persons overall health and future....   [tags: Sports, Concussion, Hurt]

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Irony

- Irony is the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning. The book Great Expectation is all about the irony in the situations that a boy named Pip brings into the entire story. Pip is on a search through life to reach high expectations of what he wants from life, this leads him to having different relationships with the different characters. Each character leads him to an understanding of himself an ironic situation, which he doesn’t expect....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Baxter's Gryphon

- In “Gryphon” by Charles Baxter, a class of fourth grade students gets a substitute teacher. She is very eccentric but knowledgeable and tells the whole class a lot of myths and facts. It is up to the class to decide what is true or not. In “Gryphon,” Miss Ferenczi specifically calls her wronged math answer a “substitute fact” but also tells the class many other things and myths that are true. For example, she tells the class a great deal about Egypt and that “features of the Constitution of the United States are notable for their Egyptian ideas.” (145) Her whole lecture was complete fact about Egypt, a country she had a passion for....   [tags: Charles Baxter]

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Torn and Confused, but I love You

- Dear Michael, Love has taught me and has changed me since we've met. I knew you were the only man I have ever really loved and the only man I ever wanted to be with for the rest of my life. From the start I could see us together and I could hear my heart say, "I am going to marry him". I was shocked, but I was happy. Then my head and ego got in the way and my false pride took over and I played games. I began to see all the things about you that I wanted to change. False pride made me feel afraid that you did not love me and this caused me to feel insecure....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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Thoughts and Feelings of Those Suffering from Depression

- Depression is a mental illness. A person who suffers from depression is not lacking attention, to hurt anyone, or even to die. They don't consider suicide to be "the easy way out." To someone in the middle stage or end of a depression, it is the only way out. Depression has several stages to it. It begins with negative self-talk. This is like having someone looking over your shoulder telling you every little thing you think and do is wrong. This is every thought, especially the one that no one else has any idea you're thinking....   [tags: mental health, mental illness]

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Social Changes in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

- Social Changes in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe In the book Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, we are able to read about the social changes the white missionaries had on an African tribe. Mr. Achebe describes the way of life before the missionaries arrived and then records some of the changes, which occurred due to the changed belief system introduced by these missionaries. Soon after the missionaries began to teach the tribal people about the Christian faith, their tribal customs began to be questioned....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect of White Missionaries on an African Tribe in Things Fall Apart by Achebe

- The Effect of White Missionaries on an African Tribe in Things Fall Apart by Achebe In the book “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe, we see the effect the white missionaries had on an African tribe and the antihero Okonkwo. The main character Okonkwo is a tragic hero. Achebe depicts Okonkwo as a Shakespearean hero with a tragic flaw, that tragic flaw is the fact that he will do anything in his power not to be a weak man like his father Unoka. Okonkwo did what he did because he hated his father and would do anything in his power to be the exact opposite of his father....   [tags: Papers]

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Napoleon

- Napoleon was an opportunistic leader who’s military genius was unmatched and his political prowess very solid, but his goal of overtaking Europe ended his power. Napoleon was a powerful military leader who was able to gain the respect and admiration of France through his military victories. He saw the opportunity to be the French leader and jumped at it, but his goal of a unified Europe hurt him. His ego also played a part in his fall from power in his ill-advised decision to have his brother rule Spain....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I am A rock Paul Simon

- Paul Simon said that the person or people in his poem were sick of society, and wanted to be isolated away from society. He represents this by saying that they want to be like a rock, or like an island. They wanted to be isolated away from society. The poem talks about people being sick of society, and want to be isolated from it. Even in the first line, he made an analogy between December being dark and dingy, by saying "A winter's day - in a deep and dark December." The month of December is usually likened to being cold, dark, and 'dangerous'....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Parents Hitting Their Children

- Parents Hitting Their Children For this coursework, I will be looking at whether parents should be allowed to hit their children or children that are being looked after by them. Like most questions there are usually two sides to the argument. The 1st reason why parents should be allowed to hit their kids is to enforce a form of discipline. The other reason why hitting children is bad is because by hitting a child, they may be emotionally scared for life. Many people have different views on this topic; some are "for" it, some are "against" it....   [tags: Papers]

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Banning Cell Phones in Schools

- The usage of cell phones is increasing dramatically in the world today, especially among the student body. The principal’s idea of banning cell phones from the school has to be one of the best ideas yet. Why does a student even need to use a cell phone during school. The usage of cell phones in a school or a business can only lead to disaster. Students could be texting friends the answers on tests, talking on the phone and not paying attention and miss an announcement, or they might talk or text and hurt another individual verbally or physically....   [tags: Banning Cell Phones, Schools, Cell Phones,]

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Comparing the Characters of George and Lennie in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

- Lennie with the brains of a mouse and the strength of a man. Found true friendship with George who had the character of a mouse and the brains of a man. Their companionship was based on the fact that George had the brains, and Lennie had the muscles. My vision of Mice and Men, tells me that George always did the talking to acquire the jobs and Lennie completed mostly all of the work. This relationship went on for years, with mutual success for George and Lennie. Our impressions begin when George and Lennie found employment on a small farm to help with the harvest....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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The Destructive Power of Pain

- The Destructive Power of Pain There are two types of pain that we all experience, physical and emotional (or mental). Physical pain is a signal of the nerves; therefore it is something that is tangible, something that we can prove is there and something that we can feel. Emotional pain is hurt on the inside of one's soul. It cannot be expressed; it is only a feeling in the soul. According to the Christian view, pain makes someone a better person. However, some people disagree with this because they believe that pain destroys a human being's self-worth....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser

- Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser describes school shootings by looking at one school, shooting that happened in Middletown, Colorado. This book is loosely based upon the real events at Columbine High School in Littleton. Two students were teased and harassed by their peers. Eventually, they take them hostage at a school dance. Gary and Brandon were very close friends and they both have something in common: they were both teased and harassed and teased and sometimes even physically and verbally abused....   [tags: Todd Strasser Give a Boy a Gun]

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Television Violence

- I went to pick up my daughter from preschool today only to find out that she punched a little girl. She also kicked the teacher. I sat down with her and asked her why she hurt them. She said, "I didn't hurt them I was using my powers." I wondered where she might be getting the idea that she had powers, and that it didn't hurt anyone when she used those powers. I thought back to the last few nights. The only different thing in her life was the new show Power Puff Girls. It was then I realized that this new cartoon show she had been watching at home just might be the cause....   [tags: TV Ratings System]

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The Black Market or the Underground Market

- Black markets are the underground markets that operate outside “the legal system in which either illegal goods are sold or legal goods are sold at illegal prices or terms.” Black markets are characterized with high prices, violence, and defective products. The high prices in black markets especially in comparison to legal markets, comes from the risk that the supplier is undertaking. Suppliers are taking the risk of “arrest, possibility of a fine or prison sentence, and so on.” The violence that many times characterizes black markets stems from the fact that there are “no legal channels for the peaceful settlement of disputes” and the party that does not follow through with the agreement...   [tags: suppliers, violence, legal]

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Daisy and Roxie in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Daisy and Roxie both are very careless women who think only of themselves. They trample all over other people without giving a second glance behind them, and they are selfish women who never think or care about anyone else. Their only differences are in the different ways that they are selfish. Roxie pursues her selfish endeavors by trying to become a big star, getting the spotlight on her and doing everything she can to keep it on her. First Roxie steals Velma Kelly’s place in the magazines; then when another girl starts attracting attention, Roxie faints and it “slips out” that she hopes the fall didn’t hurt the baby....   [tags: women, selfish, tom, wilson]

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The Theme of Hamlet by William Shakespeare

- Theme of Hamlet Every person in their life suffers situation in which they get hurt. This could come either physically, mentally, or emotionally. There are many ways a person could respond. Some people may simply let it go. Other people, however, will think vigorously. They will think about what was done to them, and by whom. These thoughts will then lead to the though of how the person can get even with the person that hurt them, or even better, hurt them even harder This is the thought of revenge, and in the play written by William Shakespeare titled Hamlet, revenge is a theme that can be sensed through out its entirety....   [tags: revenge, honesty, ghosts]

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Hurting People, Hurt People

- Hurt people, hurt people." Truly this is exactly why there is so much hate in this world. Every single person on this earth is "damaged" and every single damaged person fails to realize that they are not alone. This world consists of large masses of bodies lashing out at everyone around them. Many lashing out of fear that their trauma will repeat itself if they don 't hold up this fierce barrier between them and the rest of the world. This tends to create these large balls of negative energy fueled by anger, pain, sadness, fear, jealousy, and ultimately......   [tags: Love, Debut albums, Psychological trauma, Anger]

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The Hurt Locker By Jeremy Renner

- The Hurt Locker is a film about three soldiers who are a part of a bomb squad in Iran during a harsh war. The film is centers on Sergeant First Class William James, played by Jeremy Renner, who is seen throughout the film taking high risks with bombs. The film was filled with action and had me on the edge of my seat, wondering what was going to happen next. My feelings towards the film were mainly given to me by the way the film was edited. Editing in The Hurt Locker, allows for a viewer to feel the thrill and excitement in the world of the film by using the elements of editing, shot relationship, and continuity editing....   [tags: Film editing, Continuity editing]

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Does Nonvoting Hurt Democracy?

- Does Nonvoting Hurt Democracy. Should we have the freedom to chose weather we vote or not. Currently the United States allows citizens not to vote, but some believe that this makes our politics undemocratic. Some think forcing people to vote is against the freedoms we have today. In the following essay, I will give the views of Arend Lijphart and Austin Ranney about these topics. Austin Ranney does not dread that low voting is hurting American democracy. Arend Lijphart believes that democracy is meaningless without voting....   [tags: Voting]

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Film Analysis: The Hurt Locker

- The Hurt Locker is a war film that is set in Iraq during the Iraq War and fits in the adventure and action genre. The plot is about a three man bomb defusal team consisting of James, Sanborn, and Elridge finding themselves is extreme, life-threatening situations where they must defuse explosives over the violent conflicts. The director, Kathryn Bigelow, has done a good job with the mise-en-scene, making the setting overall extremely believable, giving a sense of realism in the film. The film’s mise-en-scene creates a believable Iraq War settings with the use costumes, weaponry, and all the grime and dirt present in places which sells the idea....   [tags: iraq war, bomb, middle west, camera shake]

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Do Video Games Hurt?

- Do video games hurt Video games have become an integral part of peoples lives, including my own. With 91% of children in the United States between the ages of two and seventeen playing video games (Tobias 1). It has become an even bigger industry than both film and music. Video games have changed considerably in the past, almost 40 years, one major change has been the exponential growth in graphical fidelity and realism. As games increased in content that some deemed unsuitable for children, this lead to the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) who 's job is to assign age and content ratings for video games and apps indicating the appropriate age....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy]

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Who Gets Hurt From Gambling?

- Gambling provides a person with the opportunity to make in minutes what it might take a lifetime to achieve by working. If you hold the right cards, pick the right machine or roll the dice at the right time, it could be just the lucky break you need. The thought that a big score can be achieved at any moment can be intoxicating at first gambling can be a fun and interesting way to spend the time. But as the old saying goes “it’s all fun and games till someone gets hurt;” comes to my mind. But who gets hurt from gambling....   [tags: Addiction, Problem gambling, Need, Want]

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The Person Who Has Hurt Me

- When I was four I learned to live with half a heart. Not literally a half a heart but it sure felt like it. My mom had left and wasn’t planning on coming back and I wasn’t sure why. Even though I cried every night and wished for her to come back she didn’t. Being a little girl surrounded by amazing friends with complete families, not one of them missing a mom. I felt like a complete outsider, like I was so different from everyone else. Every time I think back to my mom when I was a child I think of all the times she made me feel loved and warm, how she made me believe she was the one person who was never going to hurt me....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Grandparent]

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One Bite Won 't Hurt, Will It?

- One Bite Won’t Hurt, Will It. John Milton’s Paradise Lost is a great story on the creation of mankind and their ultimate downfall. It heavily depicts Satan’s fall from heaven, along with the other angels that revolted with him. The instance of Adam and Eve eating the apple from the tree of knowledge caused arguably one of the greatest shifts in human history in the fall of man. Milton also depicts a few phenomena that drastically changed after the aforementioned fall. The one thing that could be most heavily altered is the knowledge of mankind on their surroundings and what makes up the world....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Original sin]

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Do Sports Helmets Help Or Hurt?

- Across numerous sports in the world, helmets are a staple of safety. Assumed to be a benefit, most athletes do not consider the risks of a helmet; both mental and physical risks. Society tells us that no matter what; a helmet will be safer than being exposed to harmful elements. There is also the idea that helmets are beneficial, but the way athletes use them causes more injuries than if a helmet had not been used at all. This culture, using your helmet as a tool, encourages more risky behavior for helmet wearers....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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Vaccines Can Help Or Hurt The Individual

- Who likes getting a shot. Shots are given from birth and continued through the elderly years. Shots are used to prevent all sorts of illnesses and diseases. However, there are risks and controversy involved. Arguably vaccines can help or hurt the individual. Time will tell the verdict of the discussion about whether vaccines will still be used. Vaccines are one of modern medicine 's game-changing breakthroughs, but they have been around for hundreds of years earlier in primitive forms. Dating back to medieval times, the first precursor to modern vaccination occurred in China around the tenth century....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Edward Jenner]

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Loan Application Rejected Hurt Me

- I walked out from the bank hopeless with a sad face after being denied for a loan. Having my loan application rejected hurt me immensely because I had many responsibilities to fulfill; I had three children to raise and feed on my own because my wife had passed away in a car accident just a few months prior. Her funeral had cost me all the money we had saved. , I had one friend who even committed suicide after losing his job. Like me, he felt helpless at trying to care for his family, and in our culture if a father can’t provide for his family, he feels like he has no identity or purpose.....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, English-language films, Want]

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When The Hurt Runs Deep By Kay Arthur

- Before I began reading for this project I asked myself. What do I want to take away from it, and why. To be honest, at first, I didn’t know what I wanted from reading the book When the Hurt Runs Deep by Kay Arthur. After opening myself up to the truth I realized deep within me I sought answers to my life. My heart longed to know the reason behind why certain things occur but an even greater question arose out of my inner thoughts and up to the surface: Have I truly moved past all the hurt that runs deep....   [tags: Truth, Meaning of life, Question]

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Budgeting Your Money Can Really Hurt Anybody

- Budgeting your money Money is valued thing now of days, it can either make or break you. As a person living on this earth, it is very hard to live without money in your pocket. The effect on not budgeting your money could really hurt anybody. Sara, an only child, has been practicing with her family saving and budgeting her money over the years. Sara’s parents made sure she was able to have enough money for college. She also saved money so she was able to have her essentials for college as well as extra-curricular activities....   [tags: Debt, Loan, Consumer debt, Credit card debt]

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Why I Didn 't Hurt About Kid !

- I “You know as well as I do that I didn’t hurt that kid!” “You may want to contain your screaming miss; it won’t be helpful to your case. What was your name?” “Margaret Grant.” Her voice lowered. “I’m sorry sir; I’ve just been high strung ever since this all started.” “It’s quite alright Mrs.Grant.” He flipped through some papers that were sitting in front of him on the desk. “So...it says here that you are being accused of ‘backing up your car and running over a six year old’. Could you please explain?” “Well sir, it was a Sunday morning-” “Yes, 9:05 September 18th, correct?” He interjected....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2007 singles, Backup, 2002 albums]

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Secondhand Clothing Can Hurt A Country 's Economy

- Have you ever wondered to your clothes once you donated them. Probably not, since you gave them away you are hoping that someone else likes them as much as you did. Is it possible that selling secondhand clothing can hurt a country 's economy. The Global Trade of Secondhand Clothing isn’t a new thing, we have all donated old clothing to places like the Salvation Army, Goodwill and other charities. You would think that donating your clothing is better than throwing it away, but at the same time donating clothing can have a negative impact....   [tags: Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Used good, Sahara]

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Never Fear The Dead, It 's The Living That Will Hurt You

- Leocardia Valcarcel "Never fear the dead, it 's the living that will hurt you". Charlene Vincent at the age of 24 has been in the funeral services business four years now. Being an administrative assistant at Ross-Roden funeral home that has been servicing individuals for over 15 years has not been easy for her. At the time she started this profession, she was straight out of high school and in need of employment. A fellow sister of the church, she attended informed her that her sibling was looking to hire at ross-roden funeral home....   [tags: Funeral, Funeral home, Death, Death customs]

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Secondhand Clothing Can Hurt A Country 's Economy

- Have you ever wondered where your clothes once you donated them. Probably not, since you gave them away you are hoping that someone else likes them as much as you did. Is it possible that selling secondhand clothing can hurt a country 's economy. The Global Trade of Secondhand Clothing isn’t a new thing, we have all donated old clothing to places like the Salvation Army, Goodwill and other charities. You would think that donating your clothing is better than throwing it away, but at the same time donating clothing can have a negative impact....   [tags: Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Used good, Sahara]

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Why Do We Continue to Hurt Our Earth?

- ... Water not only affects Homo sapiens, but also the animals that dwell in the ocean. By destroying the homes of these creatures, we are also wiping out our own food sources. Energy However, energy is necessary to function every day. We use hydroelectric power to generate energy needed for offices and industrial use. This is another reason that water is important. There are other forms of energy like biofuels, solar, and wind power. Biofuels come from plants and animals, but unless we fulfill or responsibility to the earth we fail all life....   [tags: energy, oxygen, responsibility]

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Does Illicit Migration Help Or Hurt The Financial Advancement?

- Does illicit migration help or hurt the financial advancement in the United States. Regardless of the way that numerous specialists have endeavored to answer this inquiry in light of their exploration it appears as though numerous key variables have gone unrepresented and unaccounted for in explaining this inquiry, which can now and then deliver exceptionally blended results. While some have shown previously established inclination in replying, others just have not known the truths or the diverse side 's to the contention, which could prompt a reasonable answer....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Affirmative Action Of State Universities Hurt Minorities

- Affirmative action in state universities hurt minorities instead of helping them. The concept of affirmative action was introduced in the United States in the early 1960s as a way to fight racial discrimination in employment opportunities. In 1967, the concept was expanded to include gender discrimination. Reports have shown that minorities have faced discrimination in schools and businesses for many years, which have created unfair advantages for whites and males in education and employment. The goal of affirmative action is to correct the disadvantages associated with past and present discrimination....   [tags: Affirmative action, Discrimination]

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Customer Service Beliefs That Can Hurt Your Business

- Having a yearly appraisal helps to show your employee through your point of view as a manger, how you believe they are excelling in their job, or areas that require improvement. With your employee knowing area’s they need to improve in, they can work on that next year. This will not only help them increase their productivity, but it will help with moving up in their career. The question we have to ask ourselves why we need appraisals. ("Customer Service Beliefs That Can Hurt Your Business." Small Business....   [tags: Employment, Vice President of the United States]

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How Social Media Has Hurt Our Communities?

- Ever since the first social media site, Six Degrees, was created in 1997, problems have arose around the online interactions between people. In the present day with Facebook and Twitter, social networking has hurt our communities and us as individuals with lack of face to face communication, inappropriate content and cyberbullying. Delving into these concerns, there are facts that need to be known. Ever since the creation of social media, face to face communication has been at an alltime low. Many people chose to talk over social media such as Facebook and Twitter because many things are easier to type than they are to verbally say....   [tags: Social network service, Internet, MySpace]

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Who Fouled Up the Election?

- ... Why the institutional fraud. The Maoists claim that domestic and external players conspire against them to do it. The domestic players are known: The Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML). The usual external suspects are India and Western countries. Of course, India prodded Nepal to go for the polls at the earliest and helped organize them with equipment and materials. But it apparently did not try to influence the outcome as such. India did not help Madheshi parties, even though Rajendra Mahato, the Sadbhavana Party leader, has said their defeat was India’s defeat....   [tags: leaders, assulted, elections, hurt]

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The Problem of Keeping a Secret in The Scarlet Letter

- Throughout The Scarlet Letter, everyone had some form of a secret they’d rather not share, but sometimes not telling can do more harm than good. At the end of the film, Hawthorne left us a quote saying, “Be true, be true, be true.” Hawthorne is trying to say keeping secrets isn't always the best because it only leads to someone getting hurt.             Everyone at some point has lied and kept a secret, but it depends on the situation you're in. In the first scene, Hester is pressured to tell the truth about the father’s name, but Hester refuses....   [tags: secret, true, hurt, lied]

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