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    who made the journey in real life carried on when all they had was hope. The three major signs of hope which I discovered were, overcoming adversity, finding jobs, and completing the journey. The Joad family members were facing hardships from the beginning. Before the journey, Tom Joad had been in prison and that was a downer to everyone. In the scenes of overcoming this problem, Tom was released and his family was so excited and full of joy to see him. Before they could celebrate too much

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    German man that has been in the army since the First World War and is only doing his duty as a commanding officer. The mayor is a calm man who only wants the best for the people of his town. The main theme that the novel is based on is simply overcoming adversity and never giving up. The theme of a novel can change the complete meaning of the story for each individual reader. If one person reads a book and he/she thinks that the book's main them... ... middle of paper ... ...ry. If I tell them

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    and challenging adversity.” In life, one must experience difficult adversities in order to truly respect and feel triumph. By challenging adversity and trudging through constant hardship, achievements and goals can be reached. De Angelis, an American lecturer and author, educates about the importance of overcoming adversity. Living in the chaotic world that stands today requires certain necessities, traits, and actions which are crucial to aspiring achievement. Overcoming adversity involves exercising

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    able to keep up with the other children. I was in the third grade and didn’t know any English. I struggled academically my remaining elementary years to catch up to the other children, but it wasn’t long until I exceeded my peers in middle school. Adversity has been part of my life since elementary. That is when my father and mother divorced, and I was thrown for being responsible for my non- English speaking mother and a sister two years younger than me. My mother, although, responsible in a motherly

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    Education is more important than ever before. Education should be the main focus while growing up as it prepares you for your future. Many people, however, don’t seem to take their education as seriously as they should. Knowledge is the key to life. It is important to stay focused in school as it helps ensure success for the future. For some students, school is very hard. There are many reasons kids struggle. It might be because they weren’t prepared for what was ahead. Kids all the time are

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    Haidt believes that we can gain positive benefits from adversity, but only under the right circumstances. First, the person must successfully make sense of the situation. Meaning they must cope with the situation well. The two appropriate coping styles are action and rehearsal. People who are naturally optimist are more likely to use these to coping style and benefit from adversity. These people expect that their work will pay off, so they continue to work even when it becomes difficult. Pessimistic

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    way he had planned them to be. It is a fact, if you are determined towards a goal; it is obvious that you will face challenges. These are the situations when we rediscover ourselves, chart the way forward and realign our lives. In this time of adversity most of us get inspiration from quotes, we find relief in the struggles of others and how they managed to overcome them. That is why we need tools and strategies to help ourselves stay strong and thrive during difficult times. Life is too short to

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    Topic: Friendship and Overcoming Adversity Story: “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck ( a story about the hardships of two diverse men and their friendship) Literary Text: “Finding Nemo” by Andrew Stanton Introductory Claim: Of Mice and Men- Both “Of Mice and Men” and “ Finding Nemo” both display an example of friendship and overcoming adversity within the novel and movie. Body 1: Of Mice and Men- Claim: Steinbeck displays the ideal of friendship and overcoming adversity within his novel through

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    teacher. The theme I have been studying this year is ‘Overcoming Adversity’. Before studying this theme I thought overcoming adversity was about people overcoming their fears and phobias, but now I know that it is when people overcome their current problems to accomplish a certain goal. For example, when Mark grew potatoes to last on Mars and return home to Earth. The four texts I will be connecting are

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    the overcoming of adversity. In sports psychology, when an athlete “not only makes it through [his] adversity, but acquires additional protective factors in the process”, he has undergone what is known as “resilient reintegration” (Galli, Nick, and Robin S. Vealey 318). This is especially the case when “an athlete returns with a greater appreciation of sport or a stronger work ethic than before” (319). According to exercise and sport scientist Galli’s study, athletes who overcame adversity were

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