Appreciation Essays

  • Appreciation Due to Death

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    Appreciation due to Death Since the day the first man was created and then destroyed, a theory about life has been made. Everyday people take their lives for granted. But after they have faced mortal loss or life-threatening situations, their attitude towards life changes. They soon come to understand that the gift of life is to be appreciated and not taken for granted. Yulisa Amadu Maddy and T.S. Eliot are two writers who through their literature prove that death can change a person’s outlook

  • The Celtic Appreciation of Nature

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    The Celtic Appreciation of Nature In doing this assignment, I was looking forward to becoming more appreciative of nature, and all that it has to offer us, wanting a better understanding of it all. It seems that we take all of the beauty of our earth for granted, we are spoiled and it shows. In completing this practicum, I hoped to return to a state of mind where everything I see has beauty in it, like a baby seeing things for the first time, when everything is so fascinating, that touching it

  • Music Appreciation

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    The musicians are divided into four main groups called sections: (1) the string section, (2) the woodwind section, (3) the brass section, (4) and the percussion section. The various instruments in the string, woodwind, and brass section are pitched in different ranges, like voices in a choir. In the following discussion, the instruments in each of these sections are listed in the order from those of the highest range to those of the lowest. Some percussion instruments are also tuned to definite pitches

  • Music Appreciation and the Auditory System

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    Music Appreciation and the Auditory System Have you ever come home after an exhausting day and turned on music to relax your nerves? While you are taking it easy, your auditory cortex is not. It works hard to synthesize the several musical elements of rhythm, pitch, frequency, and timbre to create a rich auditory experience. First, a discussion of the ear physiology is needed. Vibrating air moving at different frequencies hits the eardrum which causes the middle ear's three bones to move


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    “Palm Wine” is a story of an anthropologist named Bertrand that traveled to Senegal on a graduate fellowship to collect proverbs from its people (McKnight 35). The miscommunication, lack of understanding, and appreciation for the people of Senegal caused alienation between them and Bertrand. I believe that if Bertrand went to Senegal with an absorbent mind frame and stuck to his academic responsibilities, he would have fulfilled his purpose and came out of this journey with a new found respect and

  • Best Localities to Buy Plots in South India

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    Localities to Buy Plots in South India Land is a valuable asset, always in demand and it promises good price appreciation. These are the factors that attribute to an upward trend of people investing in land in India. Mr. Dinesh Babu K, Marketing Manager of ABI Estates states that land is an asset that only appreciates with time and does not have instability of gold. One can find 1000% appreciation in land, irrespective of the location, making it a top investment choice. Nowadays, buying a plot has become

  • family traditions

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    family every summer vacation to Morocco. It started longer than I can remember, and it is still continued until today. I would say that my mother was behind the idea of this tradition, but definitely my father has as much appreciation for the tradition as her. My mother's appreciation for this tradition comes from the prospective of meeting her family and friends. Even though she was married and had a family of her own, I always got the feeling from her that no matter where life takes you, you don't

  • Novelty Never Lasts

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    year, pizza just doesn't taste that good anymore. Whenever my family orders a pizza for dinner, I really don't look forward to it as much as I used to. Instead, I just shrug it off, "Pizza, big deal, what else do we have to eat?" This same loss of appreciation has happened with my second job as well. I have been working at Sony Theater's Palace Nine for about four months now, and I can easily say that I don't really enjoy an outing to the movies as much as I used to enjoy them. Probably because I see

  • Relationship Between Fathers and Sons

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    Sundays” by Robert Hayden are poems in which the speaker (a son in both cases) attempts to explain his complex relationship with his father. It seems that the two poets are reflecting back in their early lives as young boys and showing different appreciation toward their father. In my interpretation “My Papa’s Waltz” is about a boy and that is excited that his father got home to play with him. Only problem is the speakers father is drunk and it hard to enjoy himself but he held on because the unconditional

  • Value of Life: Priceless

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    each and every person values at least one life. While you may want to place some sort of value on life, it is impossible. No two people have an identical appreciation of life, no matter how similar. Although we may look for definite answers, only one can be found and that is that each individual experiences a unique life. This shapes their appreciation of life and in turn, will help them to draw their own conclusions to place their own unique value upon life.

  • Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden

    618 Words  | 2 Pages

    Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden Those winter Sundays written by Robert Hayden is a poem to ponder for a while. The poem may look simple, but analyzing it deeply shows that is a complicated one with a well-defined sentiment of no appreciation and sorrow towards his father. These sentiments will change to the end of the poem. Also, the poem can be understood in various ways: one way could be a positive feeling from the writer towards his father or the other one could be a complaint

  • Cathedral by Raymond Carver

    1306 Words  | 3 Pages

    The story of Cathedral, by Raymond Carver, shows that you do not have to see someone or something in order to appreciate them for who or what they are. It is about a husband, the narrator, and his wife who live in a house. The wife, whose name they do not mention, has a very close friend who is blind. His name is Robert. Robert's wife dies, and comes to their house to spend a couple of days with the narrator and his wife. The narrator, whose name they do not mention as well, is always on edge because

  • The Rewards And Challenges Of First Teaching Position

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    First Teaching Position Name DeAnna Martin This research aims to analyze information concerning the rewards and challenges a teacher would face in his or her career. As a teacher, there are several things I am aware of that one would experience on daily basis. Rewards and challenges are among the encounters in the teaching career (Kauchak, 2005). They are very common and unavoidable in teaching career. Rewards come obviously; just seeing the children learn new things and grow in

  • Reflection On Essentialism

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    I could use this information that I learned about essentialism to my everyday life. If I want something to taste better I can manipulate my mind or other peoples minds by simply decoying an object. This can allow people to get on my good side whether they are rich or poor. Knowing how to pleasure oneself and others is a good strategy not only in social encounters, but also in work or school environments. This also helps to give a better understanding on why elders and museum historians find certain

  • Anne Frank Maturity Essay

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    Anne Frank wrote, “...the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” Anne abided by this statement and fashioned herself into a mature young woman. While she continued to be the boisterous and obstinate person she was when she first came to the Annexe, Anne’s maturity showed when she realized how superficial and foolish she was, readily admitting it, when she began to act responsibly, and when she began to appreciate her possessions and her life more. Some of the first evidence

  • Analysis Of Nagisa Furukawa's 'Death Depicted'

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    Death Depicted Nagisa Furukawa was a sweet, shy, and joyful girl. The Japanese animation starts off with Nagisa as a high school student. Her soul was intertwined and connected to the town she was living in. If the town’s condition deteriorates, Nagisa deteriorates as well. Now the time has come and the town is starting to deteriorate. Nagisa’s health became unstable, yet she insists to keep attending class. Later on, she meets her future husband and a few other friends in school as the story progresses

  • Cross-cultural Learning

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    I was lucky enough to be raised in a family that strongly felt its Irish and Celtic heritage should be celebrated. From them, I learned the beauty of my own culture, and an appreciation to learn the cultures of others. I brought that appreciation with me through life, and found it to make all the difference. My earliest cross-cultural experience that I can remember with clarity was the Spanish exchange student who was hosted by one of my aunts. Mai not only taught me about her culture, which

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of School Lunch Ladies

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    can change a life. It changes the life of the person who receives it, and it changes the life ofthe person who expresses it”(Krosoczka 2). Although his statement slightly contradicts what he created it still ties into his main idea of showing appreciation to the lunch staff. Throughout his speech he ties in some facts and stories that add credibility to his argument. Some common ground he used was the story of what kids have done since he released his Lunch Lady series. They have made little projects

  • The Real Hawaiian Experience

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    Growing up in Hawaii, I’ve had many unique experiences that other teenagers in the U.S. have not. My family has been living in Hawaii for several generations and ever since I was born, my mom strongly encouraged me to know and learn more about my heritage. Since my mom is from Molokai, she has had many different Hawaiian experiences. Also since my grandmother lives there, I’ve spent just as much time on Molokai as I have on Maui. To me, the real Hawaiian experience is on an island such as Molokai

  • The Connection of Mortality with One’s Love of Life in T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and Yulisa Amadu Maddy's No Past No Present No Future

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    is strongly enforced. This connection is one that is easy to illustrate and easy to grasp because it is experienced by humans daily. For instance, when a loved one passes away, even though there is time for mourning, there is also an immediate appreciation for one’s life merely because they are living. In turn, the correspondence of mortality and a stronger love for life is also evident in every day life when things get hard and then one is confronted by some one else whom has an even bigger problem