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    Haiku Destruction

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    In her short story “Seventeen Syllables”, Hisaye Yamamoto depicts an ambitious Japanese woman striving to express herself through writing Haiku, but this ambition ultimately disrupts her family and causes her demise. Tome Hiyashi, a traditional Japanese mother, struggles to express her through writing Haiku due to the stringent Japanese traditional values. Her husband and daughter do not understand her reasoning and enjoyment in writing Haiku. This confusion between her and her family causes the

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    Features Of Word Stress

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    What is word stress? To understand what word stress is, you need to understand that words are made up of syllables, some of which are stressed when they are pronounced. When we pronounce the syllables of a word, we employ the use of a variety of features. The stressed syllable in a word consists of five features. These features are:  The stressed syllable is longer  The stressed syllable is louder  The pitch of the stressed syllable usually deviates from the pitch of the other syllables. This

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    Mrs. Hayashi’s Creative Outlet Women who assume the traditional role of staying at home to care for their children and their household responsibilities often need a creative outlet to express themselves, their ideas, or just to get away from monotony they experience in the day after day domestic routine. Many women find various forms of art a fulfilling way to satisfy their need for personal expression. Similarly, in the short story “Seventeen Syllables” by Hisaye Yomamoto, the “stay-at-home-mom”

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    The Dutch stress sytem Dutch is described as being a quantity-sensitive trochaic system, operating from left to right with extrametricality. In the following essay I will gice the arguments and data that point towards this system. I will also analyse in which way exceptions are being taken care of within this system. The metrical analysis will be based on work by Trommelen & Zonneveld. These authors adopt an onset-rhyme organisation of syllable structure. We can make three major generalisations

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    Charles Mora

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    Mora has a place in history, although he is unaware at the moment he is being born. Birth is hard work in 1908, the infant mortality rate is 167 for every 1000 infants born. Maternity wards, drugs and obstetricians are only available in the future. Birth is just the beginning and the end for many infants in the early 1900's. Life does not become easier and hard work is expected, there is not a guarantee of health care, shelter or food. This makes Charles Mora the man he will

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    The poem “La Migra” was written by Pat Mora in 1993, it is divided into two stanzas for two different points of view. They both depict a boy and girl playing a game in which they take turns being a border patrol officer and an illegal immigrant crossing the border. Throughout the poem some dangers faced by immigrants are indirectly referenced. The poem does a great job at explaining the scenario of illegal border crossing from the views of children as well as from two different perspectives, someone

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    run,/ but you can’t get away/ because I have a jeep” (Mora 1216). The Border Patrol agent thinks he has an advantage because he has the resources to stop the woman and she has nothing to fight back. He is implying that she can run and hide, but in the end he will find her because in his perspective he thinks he has an advantage. The second stanza shows the perspective of the Mexican woman. “I know this desert,/ where to rest,/ where to drink” (Mora 1217). The woman thinks she has an advantage and although

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    extent. While growing up we adapt to American culture without realizing that we are even allowing ourselves to hide our own cultural beliefs and upbringings. The two main characters within “Puertoricanness” by Aurora Levins Morales and “Elena” by Pat Mora both demonstrate an interest of the significance regarding race in contemporary American society. Within both readings, it is implied or many of those who believe that if we assimilate to American culture that it will open more

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    1) choose the theory from part one of the course most relevant to explaining your chosen topic, and provide a succinct analysis of the theory The criminal law are rules of conduct set to prevent ‘crime against the person and crime against the property’ in different time and places (Rush 2003). Each state in Australia has a specific set of criminal law, which is designed to protect individuals of a state from facing possible harm and threat. In order to achieve policy reforms, legal authorities

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    Where you from? By Gina Valdez, Legal alien, Elena by Pat Mora, and Here by Sandra Maria Esteves are poems that have a similar meaning. This poems are connected by the same problem, can be cultural or language problems that the majority of the immigrants suffer. Every single poem have a different story and characters, but with the same problem. Those poems talked about the borders that the majority of the immigrants have, some of them do not feel identify with their new culture, however, others poems

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