Blind Date Essays

  • Personal Narrative – Complications of Becoming a Woman

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    Personal Narrative – Complications of Becoming a Woman My mother never told me the complications of becoming a woman in this world. Maybe she thought I was strong enough to figure them out on my own. Or quite possibly, she couldn't tell me, because she never really knew how to face the complications herself. She never told me how to dress a certain way in order to keep up with the latest fashions. She never told me how to wear my hair in a way that the other girls wouldn't make fun of me

  • Isaac Asimov

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    he was discharged from the army and he moved around for a few years till settling in West Newton, Massachusetts with Gertrude. It is there that he raised his family (Seiler,8). Asimov married Gertrude Blugerman on July 26th, 1942. They met on a blind date on Valentine's Day. In 1955 their first son was born they named him David. Four years later their daughter Robyn Joan was born. Asimov met another woman Janet Jepson at a mystery writers banquet. The two of them were immediately attracted to one

  • The Characters of Women in The Handmaid's Tale and The Bell Jar

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    winning novel "The Handmaid's Tale" depicts the haunting experiences of Gilead, where sexual repression and religious extremism was not uncommon. Both novels have female protagonist, who are victims of rape and sexual violence. Marco, a guy on a blind date with Esther, calls her a "slut" and tries to rape her, and Esther's struggle can be reveal... ... middle of paper ... ...w did I know that someday . . . the bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn't descend again?" (The Bell Jar, p

  • Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and "Queer as Folk

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    engage in a relationship with the embodied male. The "queer eye," ironically, makes the "straight guy" more straight, by creating a more sexually desirable figure for the purpose of a heterosexual gaze, embodied in the wife/girlfriend/female blind date. Essentially, the men get packed off to Queerville for an afternoon and taught the fine art of being an attractive human being. Queer desire is completely denied. The "queerness" is lighthearted, witty and enjoyable; there is no looming presence

  • Main Line Pictures Vs. Kim Basinger

    864 Words  | 2 Pages

    It seems like an awfully difficult task to calculate lost profits to Main Line Pictures in this case. Kim Basinger, a well-known and very reputable actress, walked away from a movie deal causing Main Line Pictures to lose money. The amount of Main Line’s loss can never be determined with pinpoint accuracy, and Main Line would not have made the profit that they indicate they would have. However, is the plaintiff correct and are the claims the plaintiff is bringing forward reasonable? First, Main

  • Descriptive Essay On A Blind Date

    1038 Words  | 3 Pages

    Imagine being set up on a blind date by a best friend and not knowing one thing about the guy? Well, Jane was in that situation thanks to a close best friend of hers who thought it was a good idea. Jane was not only nervous, but also scared of who the guy might be. The date was at a fancy restaurant on Mulberry Street at 8 o’clock that Friday night. She had a couple of hours to get ready and get her daily duties done. She figured that she might as well go on the date since her friend worked hard

  • Date Rape

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    How many of you know someone who has had something stolen from them? How many of you know someone who has been held at gunpoint? How many of you know someone who has been date raped? You might and not even know about it. In 1985, Mary Koss, a professor at Kent State University, surveyed approximately 7,000 students on thirty-two campuses on behalf of Ms. magazine and found that one in eight women were the victims of rape. Experts estimate that as many as 90 percent of all rapes are never

  • Types of Men - The Committer Vs. The Non-Committer

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    (including the first date), the way he walks and talks, the clothes he wears, the career choice he's made, the vacation spots he frequents, or the automobile he drives can offer valuable, meaningful, insightful clues to whether or not a man will ever settle down with anyone. There are two main types of men in the world: the committer and the non-committer. The committer is serious about finding the right woman. He asks friends and relatives for introductions. He is usually open to blind dates and avoids

  • Field Research

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    specific for my businesses needs, it will help Adidas identify our target market and the product features wanted by the public. - Also all information collected is relevant to our Adidas and our specific product. - Everything collected is up to date information which is vital to Adidas as our aim is to please the costumers which will buy our product, this may only be done by researching the field at the time. - Many people are not willing to give their time to our research and employees

  • Rejection

    1757 Words  | 4 Pages

    relation-ship. When I say pre-relationship I am trying to say is asking a woman out on a date. For most men this is the trickiest part of the relationship, and the most feared because of that. Men also have a portion of self-doubt in themselves when it comes to persons of the opposite sex that they find attractive. They will go through a period where they try to talk themselves out of asking a woman on a date by using the self-doubt. They will try to convince themselves that they are not good enough

  • A New Life

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    For the first time, my mother relied on me for approval. I took on the parental role and, therefore, terminated any unapproved relationships, since her date could end up as my new father. I finally decided to introduce her to one of my friend’s fathers of whom I did approve. I had no intention of them getting married. I just wanted her to date someone who would treat her right and I knew he would. As time passed, they began to see more and more of each other and I noticed a drastic change in

  • NAMPEYO - Hopi Potter

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    pottery back to life. She helped rekindle the interest of Hopi pottery into the lives of the consumer and her contemporaries. At the time of Nampeyo's birth, Hopi pottery was indebted to the styles and designs of the Zuni people. The exact year or date of Nampeyo's birth is unknown, but thought to be between 1856 and 1860. In Hopi custom, the father's mother, grandmother names the baby. So, Nampeyo was originally named Tcu-mana or Snake Girl, but the Tewa people call her Nampeyo, which she is known

  • Antwone Fisher

    694 Words  | 2 Pages

    particular changed his life. One of his fellow shipmates taunts him about being a virgin. They fight and then he gets sent back to the psychiatrist. The psychiatrist then tells him to go find a girl to go on some dates with. He finds a girl that he has been friends with for a while, and asks her on a date. He went on a da...

  • CIS Snapshot

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    One of the schools I wanted to attend was CIS. I asked my supervisor if she couldn’t arrange a day where I could go to CIS and see what the IB programme was all about. She said she would try and the next day I got a letter from her telling me the date and time when I would have to go to CIS. When I first arrived at CIS, I was a little overwhelmed at the size. It isn’t a very big school but its layout was a little difficult and I had a hard time finding my way around until I finally ask a student

  • AIDS in the Movie Philadelphia

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    PHILADELPHIA Rated: PG-13 Release Date: 23-Dec-1993           DVD Date: 02-Nov-2004           HBS User Ratings Directed By:     Written By:           Cast:           1 review, 12 ratings Jonathan Demme     Ron Nyswaner                Tom Hanks Denzel Washington           Awesome     16.67% Antonio Banderas           Worth A Look     11.11% Our Reviewer Says:     Jason Robards                Just Average     16.67% "It's a touchy subject." - MP Bartley Joanne Woodward           Pretty Crappy     44

  • Lord of the Flies

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    Lord Of The Flies Book Analysis Title: Lord of the Flies Author: William Golding Date of original publication: 1954 Setting: The setting of Lord of the Flies is somewhat vague. The island is unnamed, and besides stating that it is during wartime, there is no specific date given. The island is uninhabited, and characterized by a beach, jungles, orchards, and a rocky mountain. The jungle that surrounds the characters represents death. It is dark and entangled in vines, which remind the small

  • Lost Love

    2081 Words  | 5 Pages

    out with me that Friday night. We went to the movies first, and then we went to Vinnie Vicci's Italian restaurant. The date was perfect and the person I was with made the date seem like Heaven. We dated non- exclusively for about one month. On our one month anniversary, I gave her my letter jacket which I earned playing varsity football. And while I did that, I asked her to date exclusively. She answered my question so fast I didn't realize that she said yes. We started going out together almost

  • Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape

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    Date rape is not a rare incident. Surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knows the attacker, and 57% of rapes occur on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most incidents of date rape go unreported. Several theories exist that try to explain this phenomenon. For example, many women may refuse to believe that their “friend” raped them. In fact, they could eventually convince themselves that it never happened. Additionally, there

  • My First Date

    1490 Words  | 3 Pages

    My First Date Her eyes shined like a glossy pearl just washing on a shore of black sand with the warm rays of the sun shining down on it. Lips of bright cherry red went well with the tight black dress she was wearing. The light hit her just right so you could see every luscious curve of her body. She smelled like an ocean breeze coming in to the shore. Just try to imagine the perfect most beautiful woman you have ever seen in your life and times that by ten fold. Absolute perfection on high

  • The End Of The World

    508 Words  | 2 Pages

    many have made? I hope to provide an insight to the world of Armageddon. It is almost inevitable that the world and the human race end someday, but just how soon? Millennialists, people who believe that the world is going to end on a set date saying that the date will be May 5, 2000. If their calculations are right, then we only have 6 years to live. "Millennialisim has been present in just about every generation since the birth of Christ--and just about every crop of millennialists has been disappointed"