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  • Aunt Kitty

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    often lazy and whispery, and rarely in a testy mood. “Just about where the GW Bridge stands, it’s like an old man awakening from a nap sensing its approach to the turbulent Atlantic, it takes on a youthful vigor.” “It’s almost poetry I’m hearing, said Aunt Kitty looking toward the silver bridge. “More like the makings of a Barcarolle,” he laughed. He turned to her, becoming serious and almost in a whisper he said rapidly, “I must talk to you. I want to pick your brain and beg you to tell me anything

  • My aunt

    515 Words  | 3 Pages

    Margret Onyemakono Efue, my aunt is not only a very strong woman but her life is a depiction of what God can do for you when you have faith in him. She is the kind of person that’s is very committed to her faith. However, her journey to becoming the woman she is today was a struggle. She was born February 19th 1953 into a family with many hardships. This affected her not only personally but family wise as well. Her mom was divorced by her husband, so her mother left his home by the time Margret

  • Travels with My Aunt

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    Travels with My Aunt Part 1 Chapter 1 title – The beginning of the End 1. He meets Aunt Augusta and she is 74-75 yrs old 2. Henry describes his father. His father is: - sleepy - sloppy - a building contractor - not outgoing - not motivated to do his job 3. The mother is the Hunter and the father is the Hunted. This shows that his mother dominates his father. She is the person in charge. This also shows that the role of women has changed. Usually men dominated their wives, but

  • Influence Of Aunt Kim

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    Ever since I was a little girl my Aunt Kim has played a major role as a positive woman influence on my life. Other than my mother, my Aunt Kim is one of the people I am closest to in the world, who I respect greatly and who I have always looked up to. Growing up my aunt never tried any drugs, she never drank before twenty-one, and never to get drunk, and was very involved in her church which I admired. One thing I have always struggled with is how others view me, which goes along with all we have

  • aunt jennifer tigers

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    Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers By Adrienne Rich Aunt Jennifer’s tigers stride across a screen Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer’s fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull. The massive weight of uncle’s wedding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer’s hand. When Aunt is dead, her terrified hands will lie Still ringed with ordeals she was mastered by The tigers in the

  • Janda Vs. Aunt

    883 Words  | 4 Pages

    their beliefs. According to Janda the six characteristics that primarily make up a person’s political preference are education, income, region, ethnicity/race, religion and gender. Born in India, brought up in America, an Engineer by profession is my aunt who is a citizen of the United States by naturalization. Being a citizen of the United States she has her personal preference on the political party she is affiliated with. Education is one thing that no one can take away from you. Janda states “that

  • Valerie Is There for Her Aunt

    1185 Words  | 5 Pages

    Valarie wanted to help her Aunt so much and be the child that she was crying for. She had often thought about finding Aunt Celia, it was something that lingered in her thoughts. Sometimes it was at the forefront, other times it drifted to the back, but it never left her. Valarie had not had contact with her family for so long that the thought of meeting them left her feeling cold. It was a hard thing to do, but in her mind it was the only thing to do. She smiled when she thought about her cousin

  • Letter to Aunt and Uncle

    430 Words  | 2 Pages

    Letter to Aunt and Uncle Dear Auntie Gladys and Uncle Jack, As usual, it was a wonderful surprise to hear from you once more. It honestly made my month, I enjoy talking to you and receiving very helpful tips for my future education. My education standards are higher than ever before, you will be pleased to know. My D.T (design technology) teacher as encouraged me to do further GCSE courses for example: graphic designs. Although this is a great opportunity to increase my learning level

  • Death of My Aunt

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    I miss her and I’ll miss her always. My aunt, Catherine passed away on Christmas 1997, and it was the biggest chock for my whole family and me. I was living in Syria at that time and my parents flew to Switzerland for the funeral. I remember exactly when my dad called my sister and me in the living room to tell us the news. My dad’s face was a face I had never seen before, looked as pale as ice and chocked like if he had seen a ghost. I could see there was something wrong but nothing could have prepared

  • Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

    993 Words  | 4 Pages

    A Closer Look at “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” The poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich was written in 1950. At first glance, it appears to be a feminist piece whose sole purpose is to point out the ways in which a particular woman (Aunt Jennifer) is oppressed. However when a closer look is given, there is much more to this piece. When the poem is read line by line, much more meaning can be gleaned from it. “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers prance across a screen,” the screen would seem to be a tapestry