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explication of cummings' poem since feeling is first

- explication of e. e. cummings' poem since feeling is first       e. e. cummings' "since feeling is first" is about feeling (802).  This is immediately evident from the title and first line, which emphasize the word "feeling" in several different ways.  The stresses on "feel-" and "first," as well as the alliteration between those two words, make explicit their connection and importance, and the repetition of the same line in both title and first line serves to enhance the effect.       The meaning of the first line is clear, but because of cummings' characteristic absence of punctuation and capitalization as well as sentence structure, the next few lines are more ambiguous.  The first t...   [tags: since feeling is first]

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Analysis of e.e. cummings' since feeling is first

- Analysis of e.e. cummings' since feeling is first   E. E. Cummings' poem "since feeling is first" is a poem which shows how emotions dictate people's actions and why the narrator thinks they should. The poem implies that to follow one's heart is better than following one's mind, yet, at the same time the poem is the narrator's analysis of why emotion comes before thought. The last line of the poem brings a twist on theme that the rest of the poem seems to be following. It speaks of death and of thought, rather than of life and emotion, showing that death is something that should not be ignored in life, and that thought is important even with the domination of feeling....   [tags: since feeling is first poem poetry]

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Since Feeling is First

- The poem “since feeling is first” is written by E.E Cummings in a stanza form with a total number of 16 lines. The sentences carry no more than nine words and no less than four words. It is about a man expressing his love to his beloved women. Cummings use of literary devices such as; metaphor, personification, imagery and denotation to express his feelings. “Since feeling is first” is a romantic poem that teaches a lesson about life. Its use of literary devices make the poem appealing to the readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings]

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Since Feeling is First

- The poem “since feeling is first” is about a man expressing his love to his beloved women written by E.E Cummings. The poem is in a stanzaic form with a total number of 16 lines. The sentences carry no more than nine words and no less than four words. Cummings use of literary devices such as; metaphor, personification, imagery and denotation express his feelings. “Since feeling is first” is a romantic poem that teaches a lesson about life. Its use of figurative language makes the poem appealing to the readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings]

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Similar Themes in Love is Not All by Edna St. Vincent Millay and Since feeling is First by E. E. Cummings

- The main theme of the two poems is love. However, their prospective on the topic differs just slightly. In “Love is Not All” by Edna St. Vincent Millay tells how love will not cure a sickness or injury, but in some way it is still a necessity in life. Whereas in “Since feeling is First” by E. E. Cummings describes how love is more important than logic in the end and how you should not worry about what you are getting out of love because it is essential for a well-balanced life. The main theme in the two poems is how love is not explainable, but is needed for a well-balanced life....   [tags: Poems, Feelings, Love]

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Truth in Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn and Cummings' since feeling is first

- Truth in Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn and Cummings' since feeling is first Truth remains a mysterious essential: sought out, created, and destroyed in countless metaphysical arguments through time. Whether argued as being absolute or relative, universal or personal, no thought is perceived or conceived without an assessment of its truth. In John Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and E.E. Cummings' "since feeling is first" the concern is not specifically the truth of a thought, but rather, the general nature of truth; the foundation which gives truth is trueness ....   [tags: Ode Grecian Urn]

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Emotion vs. Intellect in Ode to a Nightingale and Since Feeling is First

- Emotion vs. Intellect in Ode to a Nightingale and Since Feeling is First      We must look for guidance from the emotions…not the mind. This romantic philosophy is portrayed in the works of both John Keats’s "Ode to a Nightingale" and E. E. Cummings’s "Since Feeling is First." Each poet addresses the complex relationship of following one’s emotion and passion as opposed to one’s thought. Whereas Cummings supports living life fully in order to escape the confines of thought, Keats suggests death as the only possible means of overcoming this human consciousness....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Love and Hate in Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part

- Love and Hate in "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." "There's a thin line between love and hate" describes the theme of Michael Drayton's sonnet "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." Unlike most love sonnets, which talk about the many intricacies of love, Drayton's poem discusses the end of love and its possible recovery. This Shakespearean sonnet consisting of 14 lines can be subdivided into 3 parts. In each part, the poet uses a different voice. He uses 1st person in the first part, 3rd person in the 2nd part and 2nd person in the last part....   [tags: Since there's no help come let us kiss]

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The French Revolution Was A Single Feeling

- The French Revolution was based a single feeling. This feeling was injustice and the commoners were sick of being persecuted by the higher monarchies. They stood up to the “big guys” and fought for what they believed in and ended up changing History. Throughout all periods of History, there have been many revolutions. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a revolution is a sudden, extreme, or complete change in the way people lived or worked. There are many different reasons why a revolution might happen....   [tags: French Revolution, Estates of the realm]

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The Emergency Room Not Feeling Well

- ... In others it can affect a large amount of people and this is when an outbreak occurs. Even though the United States is known to have the safest food safety system in the world, outbreaks still happen. When an outbreak happen the USDA is informed and they come in and have to get to the bottom of the situation and find out where the problem is coming from. There are a variety of bacteria the causes food poisoning. The main two that cause the most outbreaks are E. coli and Salmonella. These two bacteria’s may seem somewhat similar when it comes to the symptoms you may be having, but yet are completely the opposite....   [tags: Foodborne illness, Escherichia coli]

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`` Safe, A Feeling Of Protection From Or Not Exposed?

- ... But I don’t think you can hold a person that time, so tight that she’s in your heart, way inside your skin being cleaned in warmed by your blood.” (pg. 11 chapter 1). They’d talk about it sometimes. It was really hard for her. “I keep feeling like- I don’t know I like I 'm stuck in an elevator and I can 't get the elevator to go down.” (pg. 21 chapter 3). She felt “the worst part was that what he –Burgess Newman- did to me made it so mama never came back.” (Pg.181 chapter 2). Even though he was captive in jail and not running around free, she was still scared....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault]

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Is Sophia 's Feeling Of Inadequacy As A Parent?

- There are multiple factors involved in the case of Sophia. While I believe that the some members of the family would benefit from family counseling, I would definitely provide services to Sophia because she may be able to benefit from it most, thereby improving some of the relationship issues that are present in her family at the moment. One of the first things that should be addressed is Sophia’s feeling of inadequacy as a parent. She views herself as a failure for things that have happened in the past....   [tags: Family, Psychology]

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Emotion and Feeling in Lord Byron's Poetry

- The genre of poetry itself produces connotations based around raw emotions, especially when considering poetry from the Romanticism era. Furthermore, poetry which is based on emotions (whether negative or positive) is what makes it successful in evoking a more personal response from the reader. When exploring poetry references such as 'The English Poetic Mind' by Charles Williams, he states how when 'We are told of a thing; we are made to feel as if that thing were possible to us; and we are so made to feel it-whatever the thing may be, joy or despair...knowledge is an intense satisfaction to us '1....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Analysis of Jonson's On My First Son

- Analysis of Jonson's On My First Son   The poem entitled On My First Son  is a pouring out of a father's soul-a soul that pours out every last drop of pain, anguish, and love for his deceased son neatly into a beautiful poem.  Ben Jonson illustrates his love and loss with concreteness and passion.  Just as an artist creates a painting on paper with a pallet of colors and different types of brushes, Jonson uses thoughtful phrasing and strong diction to create a vivid word painting of his son.       The phrasing of this poem can be analyzed on many levels.  Holistically, the poem moves the father through three types of emotions.  More specifically, the first lines of the poem depict the f...   [tags: Jonson On My First Son]

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The Day Of My First Kiss

- ... The loneliness really set in when I finally did get invited to something. Summerfest, July 3rd. It was great to feel invited to something, but I had a baseball game on a team that I wasn 't having fun on in the first place. Now I was on the semi-depressed. God must have something against me, I thought. But on the way to the game against Marquette my coach got a call saying it poured and we couldn 't play. We turned the bus around and I sarcastically thought, "Great, I missed Summerfest to go to a game that we don 't actually end up playing." It wasn 't until we got back to Arrowhead when I realized that I could still make it if I rushed....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, 2008 singles, 2007 singles]

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The Feeling of True Love

- The Feeling of True Love A palpable feeling in the air, anxiety for the babies to be born. As a little head starts to appear, it seems just like a phantasm that the babies are arriving, to the many people watching this birth. As the first baby appears, the new mother starts crying, so happy to have a new little girl to welcome into this world. Then as she unwillingly hands her new daughter to the nurse for cleaning up, she goes back into labor....   [tags: Papers]

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Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds

- Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds: Modes of Reality Each individual experiences reality in a different way. Show ten people the same picture, and each will present a different description of the scene. We all live in the same world and yet we all have different philosophies and ideas about reality and life. What do these differences tell us about objective reality. Do our senses detect the same reality, or does each person see a different picture in her head. To some extent, this difference seems to hold true....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Analysis Of The Mesquite Cvs Store Since Late May

- ... Abigail then said that if the district manager ever had any questions about my overtime; to tell them that I had gotten the extra hours during the end of the pay period when actually, the entire week was available to cut the overtime hours. So she is telling me to lie to district management to cover her. She has over charged the pharmacy with multiple hours on several occasions which is not fair to them. So say I help them for 10 minutes she will charge them an hour or more I know this because she told me that’s what they deserve....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Employment, Shift work]

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A Huge Change in my Life Since Entering College

- How much has my life changed in the last few months. Coming from high school to college means a huge academic jump and a complete change in my life. Even though high school was my first academic experience in United States; my life in college is more complex than my life in high school was, especially when it comes to the classes’ structure, study routine, and free time enjoyment. Both my classes in college and my classes in high school have their own structure. I really like the structure of the college classes because they are flexible....   [tags: free time, study, classes, structure]

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Review of "SInce Yesterday"

- Review of Frederick Lewis Allen: Since Yesterday: the 1930’s America. (New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., 1939), 362 pp. Frederick Lewis Allen’s book tells in great detail how the average American would have lived in the 1930’s. He covers everything from fashion to politics and everything in between. He opens with a portrait of American life on September 3, 1929, the day before the first major stock market crash. His telling of the events immediately preceding and following this crash, and the ensuing panic describe a scene which was unimaginable before....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why Casey Is Feeling Depressed And Overwhelmed Based On The Stressful Life Event

- ... All if this issues, challenges and stressors contributes to maintaining the feeling of depression and overwhelming. Casey decided to seek for help because she feels she cannot tolerate the amount of physical and psychological discomfort she is experiencing, specifically, she is doing it for Christine because she loves her very much and she want to be able to take care of her. Casey discovered the Women’s Centre because she usually drives through the centre, whenever, she is going home from work, plus, the centre is the closest to her....   [tags: Family, Emotion, Mother, Alcoholism]

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Navy Blue Then and Now: Meaning, Feeling and Emotions World Wide

- Navy blue remains the darkest shade of the primary color blue. It was conceived from the natural pigments and chemicals found on earth like gravel or zinc. #Often the color is so dark that it is mistaken for the color black. Essentially navy blue gives off many different emotions and meaning to each person. It all depends on how it show cast and how the viewer perceives the color. Considering its character, navy blue has had a lasting effect in history, culture, literature, arts from the Paleolithic cave men to the modern day blue collard individual....   [tags: Art ]

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Changes in Temperature: A Sensory Feeling of Struggle or Relief

- Weather changes with seasons. Unfortunately, it is not always ideal, so our amazing bodies constantly struggle in adjusting to the changes in temperature. Though not a tangible object, temperature is something we all possess, or have to live with throughout our entire lives. I decided to write about this topic during one of my son's final football games. It was a cold, windy and dark evening. It was the first evening (this autumn) that I had to wear my winter coat. I had a hard time concentrating on the game since I felt so cold....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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What I 've Traveled A Lot Since They Sold Me

- I’ve traveled a lot since they sold me. I always think about people who own me, their attitude, their thoughts, how they treat me, what they feel, what I mean to them, why I am so valuable to them. No one knew me, but I know them. They find in me something they are missing in their lifes. Now I live with Cornelius Engelbrecht, am placed right across the fireplace. He refers to me as the most extraordinary painting in which a young girl wearing a short blue smock, over a rust-coloured skirt sits in profile at a table by an open window....   [tags: Love, Girl, Marriage, English-language films]

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Racism Is A Problem Since Before You And I Were Born

- ... Is so, then this could be a case of disparate impact. The last type of racial discrimination in the workplace is racially hostile work environment. This would include racial slurs, jokes, offensive behavior, and anything else that would affect them employers’ life. (Fenner) (Guerin) Some people argue that racism in the workplace does not exist anymore and that it is a thing of the past. Majority of people have argued that racial discrimination in the workplace still exist, but has altered its appearance....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, African American]

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Revolutionization of Gender Roles Since Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Charlotte’s Bronte British novel, Jane Eyre, has revolutionized the role of a woman through the character of Jane Eyre. The romance novel begins as Jane being an unloved orphan, she is physically and mentally abused by her aunt, Ms. Reed, and cousins at Gateshead. Ms. Reed then sends her away to the Lowood School, she makes friends, but suffers from depression. Then Jane becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she does not even realize she falls in love for Rochester, owner of the estate....   [tags: women, love, identity]

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Personal Narrative- My Experience with Love at First Sight

- I listen to the constant roar of motors as the dirt bikes and go-carts race around the small track behind me. For a few (usually uneventful) hours every Tuesday, I work at the ticket and rider registration booth; collecting money and making everyone sign the if-you-die-you-can’t-sue-us forms. As usual, I was signing in a few riders and spectators at my station; as I listened to my ipod in one ear I completed my task that I had done hundreds of times before. However, this time something distracted me, something that made me lose my rhythm in completing the current customer’s registration....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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David Selznick And Since You Went Away

- David Selznick and Since You Went Away "I have a different concept of producing than other producers. Some producers are money men, and others are just lieutenants. For me to produce is to make a picture. As a producer, I can maintain an editorial perspective that I wouldn't have as a director. I consider myself first a creative producer, then a showman and then a businessman. You need all three things to succeed in the business today." -David O. Selznick The film Since You Went Away was released in 1944....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Dictionary Definition, Outcome, and Feeling of Hunger

- Edoardo Masset states that “the dictionary definition of hunger indicates an “uneasy and painful sensation caused by the lack of food” (Masset pg. 1). He goes on to write that it is nearly impossible to quantify this measurement in any way. However, he presents a few different hunger indices and goes into detail each of their pros and cons. The first is the World Bank food security indices. This index was developed over the course of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Within this index, “hunger was defined as a lack of energy to conduct an active and healthy life and measure by the proportion of individuals with insufficient caloric energy consumption” (Masset pg....   [tags: food, starving, global]

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American Traditions Of Living Changed Tremendously During The Era Of Good Feeling After The War Of 1812

- In the early to mid-19th century, the American traditions of living changed tremendously because of the improvements in transportation and communication and the industrialization associated with the market economy. The market economy transformation had a significant influence not only in the United States, but also around the world. The emergence of the market economy influenced the social, cultural, political, and economic fabric of the nation. On one hand, it influenced the North to continue to grow their cities and industries, but on the other, the South remained stubborn in their old ways of the plantation system and their dependence on slave labor....   [tags: United States, American Revolution, Mixed economy]

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Can I know what another person is thinking or feeling? If so, how?

- Can I know what another person is thinking or feeling. If so, how. The problem of Other Minds is a true philosophical enigma. It is apt to strike children with no philosophical education whatsoever, yet remains intractable to many academics. Broadly speaking, the problem can be divided into three questions. Firstly, how do I come to believe that there are minds in the world other than my own. Secondly, how can I justify my belief that there are minds in the world other than my own. Thirdly, what can I state about the mental states of minds other than my own?....   [tags: essays papers]

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Pandora and Eve are the First Women

- In the story of Adam and Eve, the book of Genesis in the Bible states that Eve was the first woman and was created by God to be a partner for Adam. Eve was formed from Adam’s rib. Both Eve and Adam were created in God's image and God put Eve and Adam in a haven called the Garden of Eden. In this vast garden was the tree of the knowledge; a tree filled with all things good and evil. God tells them to eat from anywhere but the tree of knowledge. However, Eve was soon tempted by Satan, disguised as a snake, to eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge....   [tags: evil, temptation, curiousity]

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The First Time I Was Injured

- “Quang come here,” one of my cousins said as he came to get me. “I want you to play with us,” he kept saying repeatedly. Eventually I gave up and played with them. Are families were having a party tonight. “Today was suppose to be a great day,” I thought when I woke up this morning. In the end it didn’t turn out like I hope it was. It all started during that night at the party. During this time I was young and I was still in Vietnam. My family and I live in a house inside my grandparents’ land, which was quite large....   [tags: injuries, ]

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The First Day Of The Battle

- ... The irony of the whole situation is that the men are there to fight and die for the freedom of people they had very rare interactions with. The men still give him food, water, and medical attention, but must move on and keep marching to Gettysburg. They left the slave behind after attempting to point him in the right direction to keep moving. Journal #7 Sickles endangered the entire Union army and all those that he led away from their positions. He led the whole Corps forward and off of the hill, leaving Hancock’s left open and Chamberlain’s men to defend more area....   [tags: Confederate States of America]

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My First Day Of Highschool

- ... I got extremely excited because I have never had something like that at my schools before, and the pastries in Israel were beyond amazing. I looked at the time and I had 10 minutes to find the office before my first class actually started. I went inside the school and it was just my luck that the office was right there as soon as I walked in. I remember being extremely overwhelmed by everything that was going on. It was like any other high school, people just running around and screaming all over the place....   [tags: High school, College, School, Secondary school]

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First World War For Dummies

- The Title “First World War for Dummies” is self-explanatory that it is about World War 1. The author of the book, Sean Lang describes the war in detail from how this war differs from others, whether the war was worth it till describing the best places to visit to learn more about World War 1. The countries’ leaders (especially in Europe) desire to be “Great Power” of the world is the main reason why the war started. But, “the Sarajevo assassination in 1914, however, was the spark that finally set off the First World War.” Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the Royal Highness of Austria Hungary was assassinated by Colonel Dimitrijevic, also known as Apis to obtain power by obtaining a port on the Adri...   [tags: World War I, World War II, Sarajevo]

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My First Day Of School

- ... It was the feeling of despair and sadness, I didn’t want my brother to leave me. The car ride up was filled with the usual questions my dad asks when I first start school. He asked questions like, “What teachers did you get?”, “Do you like your classes?”, or “Do you know anyone in your classes?” It was typical to get all of those questions, and they continued to come for the next 40 minutes as we drove to Lawrence. The drive was tedious and the questions never ceased. Once we pulled up to my brother’s dorm, Lewis Hall to be exact, it was difficult to find a parking spot....   [tags: Rooms, English-language films, College, Dormitory]

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My First Year Of College

- ... I usually had to compromise my own personal deadlines for English just so I could adequately study for other courses though. Lucky for me, I was quite experienced with managing my time. When I was in high school, due to switching schools from different states, most of my core credits did not transfer. In my senior year of high school I was taking five online classes, as well as the typical four. Having this previous experienced helped me manage my online class, as well as my on campus classes....   [tags: High school, College, Academic term, School]

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The First Draft Of Writing

- ... And anyone who needs help automatically won’t ask those people with no-faces. For instance, a reference librarian was stressed by people asking questions that are supposed to be asked to the children’s librarian. Eventually, she found out that the librarian has a no-face, that’s why people usually don’t prefer to ask her because she also answer their questions briefly. In addition to this incidence, when people meet me any time after school or work, they think that I am sad and upset. However, I found out that I seem to be sad even if I don’t really feel sad....   [tags: Murder, Victim]

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Women During The First Trimester

- During the first trimester most women will find out they are expecting. They may miss thier period and take a test. If the women is pregant she might experience morning sickness or even all day sickness. Morning sickness could last all the way up until the end of the first trimester or even through the whole pregnancy. Some signs a women might experience during the first trimester are bleeding, breast tenderness, constipation, discharge, fatigue, food cravings, frequent urination, heartburn, moodswings, morning sickness, and weight gain....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Uterus]

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My First Time Of Public

- My first time speaking in public Since i was three years old i’ve been performing in front of people from dance recitals to cheerleading at sporting events. All of these performances had three things in common; I was with a team, I rehearsed and knew what I needed to do, whenever I did routines I focused on the routine and not the people watching. Speaking in front of people sharing your thoughts and your own words is so much more different than presenting a science project in front of your class because it 's rehearsed and if not you still basically know what you 're going to say....   [tags: Thought, Psychology, Funeral, Form of the Good]

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My First Experience With Death

- My first experience with death occurred when I was around the age of 6. My grandfather on my dad’s side had been diagnosed with lung cancer. I did not know him, he was in India and I had only seen him through pictures my mom had shown me. At that time, I felt nothing, how could I be upset over someone I barely knew. I remember my parents sitting at the table talking about his deteriorating condition....   [tags: beliefs, hinduism]

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The First Wealth is Health

- For several decades, the United States has been stereotypically considered as a nation that continuously indulges in fast food and favors a sedentary lifestyle. Regrettably, this is an assumption that a large portion of the American population has proven to be true. In contrast, European nations have taken various political, legal, and social steps to avoid disastrous health consequences associated with erroneous diet and nutrition. The health of the American population has, for many years, been on a downward trod; however, modeling after Europe, numerous steps should be taken to protect food consumers within their homes and out in public and promote a healthy diet among the population....   [tags: Health ]

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My First Semester Of College

- ... I am perceived as more open and willing to engage with people. I am also better able to monitor others interest and attention in what I have to say. Nonverbal communication, especially eye contact and the perception of what is being expressed, for me, has the biggest impact on my day-to-day interactions. As I have learned about non-verbal, including symbols and signals, I am learning how to better interpret the cues of those around me. This will help me, at the very least, better communicate and get the most of out my conversations....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication]

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The First Day of School

- The alarm clock buzzed loudly beside my ear. Feeling like a gong that was being hit repeatedly was placed right beside my head. I sluggishly pulled myself out of my bed and dragged myself to my closet. The words, first day of school moaned ghastly in my head. Summer was uneventful and school was just going to be hell. I picked out an old, worn out flannel and a pair of jeans to wear. Not rushing at all, I struggled to put the raggedy clothes on. They smelt like horrendous lies and rumors. Exactly what this state and my school are built on....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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The First Shopping Mall

- When Victor Gruen, the man credited with designing the first shopping mall in the early 1950s, designed plans for new shopping malls to be created, he typically specified land that was to be included and used for community and civic purposes. That may come to a surprise to many people; as the majority of shopping malls today rarely include such luxuries. Land adjacent to shopping malls is usually prime real estate, and to increase their revenue malls often sell off the farthest areas of their parking lots; typically for chain restaurants to be built....   [tags: Victor Gruen, Stores, Design]

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Why I 've Been From Sports And Working Out Since I Have Memory

- ... Metzl says on his book. So me, someone who can eat three 4x4’s burgers from In-N-Out probably daily and eat whatever my parents make or buy, suddenly begins to worry me and here is where my struggle begins. I begin by doing daily journals of what I eat that my mentor reviews, researching and reading Jordan D. Metzl’s book where he says “The smarter you eat, the better your body feels and performs.” As time goes on I start to learn what each type of food does to my body, for example protein repairs/maintains muscle, Carbohydrates found in fiber give energy....   [tags: Nutrition, Sleep deprivation, Obesity]

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First Impressions

- We all have been in a situation where we meet new people for the first time. Either enrolling in a new school, interviewing for a job, or just simply going to a party and meeting new people who happen to be at the party as well; our lives are filled with first encounters and we develop impressions about those people we encounter. To simplify the understanding a first impression is “like a Polaroid picture” (Flora,2004). They are brief snapshots that we use to gain physical knowledge about the new people we make....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Fly By Katherine Mansfield

- Grief is the price we pay for love, and it can comes in two parts. The first is loss, and the second is the remaking of life. In Katherine Mansfield’s short story “The Fly”, a man, who has built his whole business for his son only to lose him to war, feels as if he was grasping for grief and believed “he wasn 't feeling as he wanted to feel” when an old friend brings up his son’s death. It wasn 't until he notices a fly stuck in his inkpot, which the boss begins to feel something. “The Fly” depicts the theme of grief and sorrow, showing how the loss of his son has a lasting effect on the boss, however, he continues to move on from his mourning, and like how the fly slowly dies away in the en...   [tags: Tears, Feeling, Emotion, Feelings]

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Composing Terrible First Drafts in Anne Lamott's Shitty First Drafts

- ... It comforts the writer since it makes them feel like they can make any sort out of sythesis. This tone that Lamott gives off right in the first passage permits a viewer to have trust in any of their papers and feel great with letting detached and writing a huge amount of absurd and silly things, hopefully they can in the long run compose that flawless paper. A specific getting a piece of her paper is her second fundamental focus in writing Shitty First Drafts. Lamott examines how being powerless like a tyke will permit you to spill out everything that your intending to express in your paper....   [tags: writing, compose, powerless]

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My First Concert

- In Expository Writing class we were asked to write our first descriptive essay and we were given many topics to choose from. They had to at least have something to do with an experience be it good or bad that had an impact in your life and left a great impression on you. Upon much thought on my part I have decided to write about my first concert that I ever attended and explain why I left an impression on my in three different ways and how it was an enlightening experience for me. Most people would say that their first concert ever was probably and enjoyable experience but most might not say it was something they would never forget....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Challenges Faced By A First Generation Immigrant

- ... (PSY 317’s Lecture Note, 05-09-16) But I do believe that challenges and stressors are the keys to success, which help me in growing up. Thus, I always tell myself that I need to overcome all the difficulties in order to accomplish my goals and dreams. However, everything is not as easy as I thought. While living within a completely different culture, I have experienced culture shock. Cultural shock is a term which Oberg (1960) describes as an experience by people who move into another culture....   [tags: Culture, The Culture, Anthropology]

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My First Semester At The University Of Alabama

- ... I have learned that I am strong and I can accomplish anything that I put my mind to. But also that I am a procrastinator and tend to leave things to the last minute. I have learned to compromise and that work always comes before play. Although, some people say that teachers are the terrible and they try to ruin your life, I think deep down everyone knows teachers are there to help you and they want you to do well. Time management is the hardest lesson I have learned. It is essential for you to manage the time you have to maximize your efficiency, I have admittedly struggled with managing my time wisely, but I believe I have come a long way since the start of the semester....   [tags: Time management, Procrastination, Education]

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Religion And Gender Roles At First I

- For this paper, we have to interview two people who are close to us about religion and gender roles. At first I wasn’t too happy with this assignment, the personal belief paper was one that came too close to me and I almost felt violated with my own words. I was not sure how I could ask people questions about things I consider private. Luckily, my neighbor convinced me that she actually enjoyed talking about this. Once over this hurdle, my curiosity took over and it was time to discover how religious people in America’s midwest grow up, and how this differs from my background....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, Ten Commandments, Jesus]

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My First Birthday And The Big Day

- My face began to feel numb from being pressed up on the glass for the last 2 hours. It was my tenth birthday and the big day had finally come. The last month was a blur of counting down the days and getting everything ready. My parents were in the front of the car talking, they thought I was asleep. My little brother was in the seat next to mine, he was too little to understand what was going on or how important this was for me. He did not know that today was the day that we picked up our best friend....   [tags: Dog, Puppy, English-language films]

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First Paper: “The House on Mango Street”

- First Paper: “The House on Mango Street” In The House of Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros depicts the character of Esperanza as a coming-of-age female who dreams about having a house of her own. The house will bring for her the personal and family stability that she needs; as evidenced by the way the author uses the house to represent Esperanza’s search for what she wants to be as an artist and as a woman. This is significant because it speaks about how people may use their imagination as a means to reinvent themselves....   [tags: Literature Review]

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My First Day Of High School

- When you think of an academy, you automatically imagine a prestigious, successful, advanced school with high standards. Those were my expectations when I applied for the new Early College Academy at Southridge in Spring Independent School District. And without a doubt I was disappointed at what I actually saw. Early College Academy at Southridge (ECAS) was a school made up of portables in an open and barely protected area. My first day of high school was the worst; it rained, and normal high schools don’t fret over such little matters but my high school didn’t have a roof, which meant that all my brand new school supplies and new clothes got soaked and ruined before I really got to use them...   [tags: High school, University, College]

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I Am A First Generation Educator

- ... My father is an electrician for Ford Motor Company. I am exceedingly thankful for the parents I have and all of their accomplishments. They have encouraged me to chase my dreams - to “happen to things”, ever since I was a child. My family has always appreciated and encouraged higher education; however, were not able to experience it. I have always known that I want to make my parents proud by making my dreams happen. Even though I was strongly encouraged throughout my childhood, it was exhausting keeping up within a competitive public education system....   [tags: High school, Education, Leonardo da Vinci]

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My First Time - Original Writing

- ... He knew the same feeling. He was afraid of tasting her new smoothie. Gulping, [Y/N] bravely took the first sip and smacked her lips. Astonished, it was very sweet and good. [Y/N] could taste the bananas, apples, and pineapples. “I couldn’t recall on Kushina about what she told me about serving. Whether to pour 1 cup of water or ice cubes and then blend it for a short amount or time or a long time….” “It’s good, honey.” dad remarks. [Y/N] nodded. “Yeah!” Mom smile brightly. “Kushina was sweet enough to tell me about this recipe....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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My First Place Of My Life

- ... It had been such a long time since I had seen him, but I quickly hid myself, making sure that he couldn’t see me. I stood in that hidden place and starred at him for about two minutes. Then, I woke up from my coma and started looking for Almyo again, hoping that I hadn’t missed him. I looked around for maybe another 30 minutes, but I couldn’t find him or anyone who had seen him. I was about to give up. I didn’t even want to go and visit my aunt any more. I decided to just go back and see my boss....   [tags: Debut albums, 2005 singles, Mother, 2009 singles]

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Becoming A First Generation College Student

- Despite living in a one bedroom apartment with my mother for my entire life, I have learned that I cannot let my background and environment alone shape who I am or how I view myself. Becoming a first generation college student can conjure its own negative connotations, but these do not apply to me. Instead of being bashful, ironically, these circumstances have given me greater anticipation to be strong and strive for excellence. At the age of about 13 I was the victim of depression and ever since then some of the effects still stay with me now....   [tags: College, High school, Liberal arts college]

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My First Year At Colorado College

- During my first year at Colorado College, I improved my writing process more than the style of my writing. The constraints of the block plan highlighted one of my largest issues – time management. This reflective exercise has been very useful in helping me focus on areas for improvement. Always using an outline, and more importantly, revising my outline is critical for me to produce quality writing in a short timeframe. This is especially true with a research paper as new information expands upon previous points, or conflicts with what I originally intended to say....   [tags: Writing, Better, Writing process, Want]

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My First Day Of High School

- It was a bright sunny morning on my very first day of high school when I had announced to my best friend Justin that I was going to try out for the school basketball team. We sat at the rectangular lunch table comfortably while he chuckled in disbelief as if he weren’t taking me serious. I proceeded to yell at him in a jokingly matter when I noticed that I was overheard by a group of former basketball players. The group proceeded to walk past our table laughing and pointing fingers just as though an audience would to a comedian during a comic show....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Layup, YMCA]

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My First Day - Original Writing

- ... Now don’t get me wrong I know that we often just pray for strength or healing of souls vs. bodies. But the fact remains most of us, in our honest moments, want more than that. I know I do. So I wonder if that’s what holds us back from praying more. Fear of disappointment, fear of not getting what seems so obviously a good thing, fear that God will let us down, fear that our prayers are falling on deaf ears. Fear that God will make us mature in our faith. Fear of lots of things. And it is sometimes in these prayers which leave our lips that we get a little lost, that we wonder where God is or if he is listening....   [tags: Prayer, Spirituality, Religion, Meditation]

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My First Year At Nazareth College

- ... We did this assessment 2 way: Once in class to a video and then we chose which category we fit best into then again using a series of questions online. For both tests I found that I was ESFJ, which means Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, and Judging. I think that scoring the same way on both tests shows a lot about my self-awareness as well as consistency with how I answered the questions. I was sure, when I was filling out the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator online, that I would get something different than want I found in class, but I did not....   [tags: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator]

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My First Red Sox Game

- If you have ever met me, or know me, you would know that I love sports, and you would know my favorite sport of all time is baseball, and that my favorite sports team is Boston Red Sox. I am what you call a die-hard Red Sox fan; you can compare me as Red Sox fan to actor Jimmy Fallon’s character in the movie, Fever Pitch. My strong love for the Red Sox comes from my step-dad Phil. Phil has always been like a second father to me since he and my mom got together, back in early 2000s. Phil is always trying to teach and help me learn from my mistakes, and I have made my share of them....   [tags: Baseball, Step-father]

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The First Amendment

- The First Amendment "I'll need to see that before it goes to press." Almost every journalism student in America hears these ten inevitable words before the distribution of their school's newspapers. Recently, student journalists have been heavily censored due to the 1988 Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier Supreme Court decision. One of the major consequences of this decision was that since the Supreme Court felt that the First Amendment, stating that, "Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech or of the press," (Amendment I, A6), was no longer sufficient to protect student journalists, the states would have to figure out a solution themselves (Foerstel 217)....   [tags: Papers]

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The First Day

- The First Day It was a bright sunny day, the sky was a soft shade of blue and there was a slight breeze in the air. I stepped out of my moms red shiny CRX as she said ‘Good Luck' to me. I forced up a weak smile as I shoved the door, and it made a woosh noise as it closed. I took a deep breathe and started walking towards the man entrance. I thought to myself, ‘Why does the school have all the buildings seperated?' I slowly walked forward as I started looking at all the other kids, most were in groups and all talking laughing and smiling....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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An Appeal Of Emotions By Miriam Adeney

- ... Since we are travelers we get to meet new people all around the world, and through these connections, different relationships are created, and emotions plays a role in order to create these relationships. The bonds made between these people can be complex or simplistic but because of these emotions and relationships that are created at certain “places” that we travel to, the feeling that we once had there will always be different because of the memories made with those people in the first place....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Love, The Reader]

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Emotion Of An Infant Is Not From Their Experience

- Introduction All of us have emotion since we were born. Although the emotion of an infant is not from their experience, but an involuntary neurological activity, they still can sense the things around them, such as identifying who is more comfortable to stay with (Dr. Cole, n.d., as cited in Finello, 2015). Emotion had always been defined as a complicated state of feeling which can affect our thoughts and behaviour after resulting in physical and psychological changes (Myers, 2004, as cited in Cherry, 2015)....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Psychology]

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Analysis Of ' I Love Christmas Eve '

- I love Christmas Eve. Christmas is probably the time of the year where I’m the happiest. The best Christmas Eve I have ever spent was with my family and some friends in the winter of 2014. It was the greatest simply due to the factor that I spent it with the boy I was in love with at that time. The only photograph that was captured that night of us was taken right before all the festivities started. We were setting up the music for that night and we took a few seconds to snap a picture on the laptop webcam before joining the party....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Feeling, Humiliation]

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Inside Out Is A 2015 Animated Film

- ... These emotions, for the majority of the film, are shown working together slightly while keeping each emotion very independent from the others, depicting a child that is not yet able to feel complex emotions and, instead, feels one feeling at a time. The creators of the film seem to view childhood as a time where a child learns to control and manage their thoughts to a certain degree. The period of time before Riley becomes eleven, shows each emotion developing individually, without considering the other emotions, thus one feeling ruling a child and leading its behavior....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Psychology, Childhood]

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Personal Narrative : I Don 't Do Relationships

- ... I watched so many girls in my house getting engaged or getting a promise ring. I watched a lot of my friends who were in relationships with guys in Greek life get the letters of their boyfriend as a promise. Someone explained it to me in a way that made my heart melt… And I was worried that would never be me… After two years, I wanted that… And maybe a part of me panicked that I hadn’t gotten it yet… I can’t even tell you my thought process behind the break up, because I honestly don’t know....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Feeling]

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My Experience As A Job For The American Culture

- ... I liked coming up with ideas for shots and figuring out what to do next, but I didn’t feel completely comfortable carrying an expensive camera and running to get certain shots of the students walking through the city. This showed me that I would prefer directing or another aspect of media production other than being a camera person. Although I didn’t enjoy the fast-paced responsibilities of filming, I did find a passion for photography and finding perspectives that others may not notice. Both my internship and my travels around Europe on the weekends contributed to me discovering this passion....   [tags: Photography, Emotion, Feeling, Florence]

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Being Instrumental Reflective Has More Weaknesses Than Strength

- Being instrumental reflective has more weaknesses than strength. By interviewing three people with different communication styles, I realize the tendency and pattern of my own style. I identify the reflective side as the “real me” because I use it most of the time. It serves as a good listener along normal conversation with friends and family members because conflict seldom happens through this approach. The only weakness for the reflective side is lack of confidence when I communicate at workplace....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Feeling, Empathy]

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When We Two Parted By Lord Byron

- In the poem, "When We Two Parted" by Lord Byron the role of emotion in this text is an essential part of the poems effectiveness. It is a typical romantic poem based on the expression and feeling of love, which was the common subject of the romanticism period. The romantic poets were led by their emotions through reasoning. Importantly, emotion is a part of everyday life, and it affects how people behave in society. The emotions and feelings displayed in this poem is dedicated to the common people....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Poetry, Romanticism]

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The Wondrous Woo By Carriannek.y Leung

- Character is developed through the journey and challenges of life. Outcomes do not form identity but the journey and growth from isolation defines an individual. “The Wondrous Woo” by Carrianne K.Y Leung emphasized how through the theme of isolation, an individual can rediscover themselves and become a better person. Seclusion targets the physical and emotional relationship humans have with their surroundings. Miramar Woo coped with the consequences of isolation by coming to age; from escaping the realm of childhood and ultimately, being her own responsible and courageous individual....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Family, Sibling]

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How the Authors Create a Feeling of Fear and Terror in The Ostler, The Red Room and The Superstitious Man's Story

- How the Authors Create a Feeling of Fear and Terror in The Ostler, The Red Room and The Superstitious Man's Story In order to answer this question I read the relevant stories, i.e. 'The Ostler' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells and 'The Superstitious Man's Story' by Thomas Hardy in great detail. I will now attempt to compare the methods the authors have utilised to create the impact mentioned above. In order to see which one has been more effective in conveying fear and terror, suspense and the extraordinary, in my opinion....   [tags: Papers]

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Language As A System Of Communication

- ... For instance, A patient was telling his doctor about his symptom. This person didn’t feel very well and he sought for help. Another example, a football player cried out in pain, he was tackled by a foul player, and he needed treatment right away. There is a downside of expressive language, expressing negative feeling would cause a negative effect to among speakers and audiences. If a person keeps whining and complaining about his problem, he won’t feel any better. People will likely avoid him, because no one like to work with a negative person....   [tags: Language, Communication, Human, Feeling]

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What You Need to Know About Legalizing Marijuana

- Marijuana is the most habitually used illegal drug in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a recent government study shows that over 98 million Americans over the age of 12 have tried marijuana at least once in their lifespan. Preview of 3 Main Points: Today I am going to give you three informative points about marijuana and the legalization of it. First, what exactly is marijuana. Second, how does it affect us. Third and finally, I will speak about when it became illegal and the trend of states now legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes....   [tags: feeling, medical, legislation]

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