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A Narrative of My Educational Disconnection During High School
Educational Disconnection In elementary school I was always a good student. I did my homework, read advanced books, completed projects with delight, and, most importantly, got great grades. Come middle and high school, my relationship with school changed. I felt a need to be “different”, and express myself in a more not...
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The Discovery of True Identity in The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Homemade Education, Just Walk on By
Changes Through Life There are many ways a person can discover their true identity,
however it is very common through personal hardship, cultural expectations,
or even stereotypes. One example of this is how in The Interesting
Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African,
Equiano Discovers...
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The Hero's Journey in Eragon by Christopher Paolini, The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tales of Troy by Padriac Colum, and The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt by Richard Wilkerson
A Hero's Paths While all heroes may be unique, many follow a structured path which
can be identified and even predicted. A hero is not just a person who is
given great power or influence, they only truly become a hero when they
choose not to abuse the power that has been given to them. In Joseph
Campbell's excerpt t...
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The Keys to Writing an Interesting Paper
The Three Keys to Writing
In order to create a paper that can appeal to a wide array of audiences,
you should include some emotional techniques to draw in attention, however
there must also be specific facts in the paper that actually help prove
your side of the story. A very common way of trying to convince someone t...
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A Letter of Acceptance Into the Department of Mechanical Engineering in San Diego University
Dear Future Student, First of all we would like to congratulate you on your acceptance
into the department of Mechanical Engineering! Many people begin to ask
themselves as a Mechanical Engineer what will I learn that is relevant in
my life. Well a great example is if you take a car for instance, most cars
today run...
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The Night When My Brain Shut Down
As I stayed awake night after night doing my grueling homework, my eyelids feels heavy and my body feels like it has been broken into a million pieces. I become aware of the time, it is 4:30 in the morning. My bed feels warm and cushiony, beckoning me to sleep, my urge to sleep overpowers my urge to finish my homework. I te...
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A Research Paper on the Planning Department for the City of Ithaca
Government- Final Internship Paper For the internship, I was working with the Planning Department for the City of Ithaca. The planning department provides a broad range of services to the city, some of which include housing development, site plan review, economic development, neighborhood planning, ma...
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A Busted Story of Landing in the Principal's Office
GUS- Busted Story “What the hell was that?” I shout across the soccer field, not knowing that those simple words would land me in the principal’s office the next day. I was just an innocent fourth grader at the time, just starting to explore the infinite world of swear words, but still exercising some caution in certain...
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A Summary, Response and Analysis of Don't Blame the Eater, an Essay by David Zinczenko
Summary, Response, Analysis: David Zinczenko’s “Don’t Blame the Eater” Summary: There has recently been a string of lawsuits in which parents are suing fast-food restaurants (namely McDonalds) for health issues relating to the obesity of their children. Many believe that this should be the responsibility of the one consum...
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A Review of Violent Media Is Good for Kids, an Essay by Gerard Jones
Gerard Jones’ “Violent Media is Good for Kids” is an essay that catches the viewer’s attention by starting with a personal story. Jones uses his personal experience to set a serious and persuasive tone for the essay. While the introduction is long and mostly contains personal opinions, it serves as a strong example for the...
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