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    Untraditional Students

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    Untraditional Students "What can a college education offer me?" Contemplating a return to school after years of childrearing and paid labor is both daunting and invigorating. Entering college as an adult is a life-changing decision. It requires shifts in perception that jar us out of the familiar patterns of our lives. The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) reports that the enrollment of adults aged 25 and above has risen dramatically over the past two decades. Adult

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    The Untraditional Life of William Faulkner The South is tradition, in every aspect of the word: family, profession, and lifestyle. The staple to each tradition in the south, and ultimately masculinity, is to be a southern gentleman. William Faulkner, a man with the most southern of blood running through his veins, was everything but a southern gentleman. A southern gentleman is to support his family, to be the sole provider. To support something such as a family is a great responsibility

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    Untraditional Techniques in I Stand Here Ironing In "I Stand Here Ironing", Tillie Olsen uses a very untraditional plot to achieve a lasting impression with her readers. Her technique reaches out and grabs you as you read. She accomplishes this by speaking in first person, second person, and third person and by using flashbacks in non-chronological order. These techniques draw you into the plot and make you pay closer attention to what is going on. One specific way that Olsen achieves this

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    friends, and her family as they search for love in the nineteenth century. The author writes of Elizabeth's journey of not only finding herself, but finding true love with Mr. Darcy in the end. Austen herself never married, something that was very untraditional for her time. She went against normalcy and knew that marriage was for love, not money as many people often recognized it as. This viewpoint from the author is drawn out for us through a major idea in the novel. The theme of women and marriage

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    Baskerville to Murder on the Orient Express. My novel deals with this murder in a more dramatic sense, as a publicly loved figure and a heavily celebrated actress who has won many Oscars for her wonderful performances. I would say that my novel is untraditional in the fact that it is not a pure bred detective story, or a police procedural, nor romantic suspense nor or a gothic novel. I would say it is a mixture of detective story as the person who is seeking who killed her sister is in no way a detective

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    upon hearing this word, one will start thinking about quotas and reverse discrimination. However, contrary to this misconception, affirmative action is actually a policy that dictates that employers attempt to find diverse employees by exploring untraditional sources of labor. The goal of affirmative action is to create a work force that mirrors the population of the nation both in gender and in ethnicity (Hanmer 8,10). Affirmative action is necessary to give all Americans an opportunity to be successful

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    constitutional right of freedom of speech, and the freedom of the urban black culture to express itself. What critics of rap music don't comprehend is that rap music is a part of our culture, which is impossible to ignore. Although it may be untraditional, it is a very eloquent form of expression that illustrates the conditions and feeling of a vibrant African -American young culture Hip-hop is constantly attacked in the music world. Many music critics argue that rap is not a valid form of

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    beginning of the marriage, they attempted to have a "weekend marriage" but this was a great strain and Karen sacrificed her career by finding a job closer to Ross. This demonstrates they are traditional within the marriage, although Karen has an untraditional career. Career Opportunities As both Karen and Ross hold dual citizenship in Canada and the United States, they have frequently discussed the possibility of working in Canada. They concluded the Canadian market is less competitive and offers

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    part, such events are initially held in a negative light, only to become accepted over time, nevertheless showing the scars of damage and/or the reaped benefits. The most immediate and perhaps most obvious cost of such an entrance into the untraditional is the questioning of the participant's sexuality. This inquiry is most common to women as they enter fields such as boxing and basketball. Men, however, undergo the same scrutiny as they enter traditionally feminine sports such as figure skating

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

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    influenced many aspects of American politics. She was a master of her domain, interacting with millions and breaking down many barriers. Her work can be considered creative because it was so unconventional. She took on roles that were considered untraditional for women, and with an innovative approach. I admire her work as a leader, a woman, and a creative individual. Although I cannot imagine having as far reaching an impact as Eleanor Roosevelt, I hope to be strong in the interpersonal domain. As

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    Hume's Wide Construal of the Virtues

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    from this tradition both in terms of the quantity of virtues discussed and their obvious moral significance. A conservative estimate of the various virtues Hume refers to in his moral writings would put the number at around seventy, with the more untraditional ones including wit, good manners, and dialog. Unsurprisingly, Hume's critics have attacked him for making nonsense of the concept of virtue by construing it so widely. Hume was aware that his broad understanding of virtue was controversial and

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    Beyoncé: An Untraditional Feminist As an ever growing topic of debate in modern society, understanding feminism is critical to modern social and political stances. Beyoncé Knowles, a celebrity pop star has been a figure surrounded by debate for those seeking to define modern feminism. By examining her feminism, a great deal can be learned about different stance on modern feminism. As bell hooks defines it in her book, Feminism is for Everybody, “Feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation

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    Some women of the 1920s rebelled against being traditional. These women became known as flappers and impacted the post-war society. People in the 1920’s couldn’t make up their minds about flappers. Some were against them and some were with them. Therefore, some people in the 1920’s loved and idolized flappers, I on the other hand, believed that they were a disgrace to society. These women broke many rules leading young women to rebel against their families. Some people hated this idea of the Flapper

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    of love, devotion, and family expectations. Set in a small Texas-Mexico border town in the early half of the 1900’s this tale is a sample of Mexican storytelling at its best. Tita and Pedro have a love that is passionate, timeless and worse, untraditional. An unbreakable doctrine forces Tita to never marry Pedro because she is the youngest daughter in her family and is therefore bound to care for her mother until death. To be near her, Pedro marries Rosaura, Tita’s sister. This is the beginning

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    With both author’s realistic description and depiction of two dysfunctional families, Ibsen and Strindberg really both push the envelope on how realistic they may seem. They are not afraid to portray families how the truly are, many times ugly and unseemly. In Ghosts everyone’s roles as mom, dad, son, and daughter is abandoned and narrate to each other as normal human beings, but especially those of mothers. In Strindberg’s The father there is no denying that the conception of a feminist household

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    tactics, it does not necessarily follow that these tactics are in fact a bad thing and purely a publicity stunt. Rather, these tactics are her way of embracing her feminine identity in order to promote feminism in her own way. While perhaps untraditional in her methods, by fully embracing her feminine body, Beyoncé promotes a confident feminism that empowers women in order to eliminate

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    advocates and adversaries. If a marriage is “supposed” to be about nothing but a partnership between two people that are better together than apart, why exclude homosexuals from being happy? Same sex marriages should not be banned because it is untraditional; but should be recognized like any other marriage involves love and it might be different but we all should be recognized as equals. For example, some people think that letting homosexual become an official union redefines the idea of marriage

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    often completed in secrecy, untraditional use of spray paint is the primary source of paint for such artist; however, there are some cases in which markers, acrylic paint and stencils are used. Therefore, the paint strokes, as opposed to brush strokes, are free formed with no definition and sometimes will consist of “over spray”. Most often, the final piece consists of words, letters, and/or shapes that represent something to the artist. The artist’s canvas is untraditional as well, as it usually consists

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    An Untraditional Voyage Barbara Ehrenreich’s essay “Cultural Baggage,” Which appears in The Norton Mix, discusses the challenges Ehrenreich faces in trying to identify with an ethnic culture. She uses multiple real life examples, mostly including her kinfolk, to explain her reasoning for not restricting herself to a one ethnicity. Ehrenreich’s logic makes sense because she grows up with no sense of ethnic identity, her mindset is non-traditional and she is willing to accept the idea that ethnicity

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    Marriage, From The Traditional to Untraditional The concepts of marriage have changed, no, evolved over time. Today, the union through marriage of two individuals is very distinct from what it used to be. While in current times marriage is mostly considered and perceived as a union of love between two people, the concept of love in marriage in reality is a very contemporary notion. Marriage, while a voluntary choice today in most parts of the modern world, was nothing more than a union of convenience

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