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    Speaking Up - A Teen’s Greatest Challenge People are unique and have different perspectives and opinions about certain things that occurred in our society. People require speaking up in order to communicate their thoughts and feelings to the society. A lot of teenagers find it difficult to speak up. They choose to stay silent when something is essential to be said. Speaking up when it may otherwise seem impossible is a teen’s greatest challenge because it may take risks, trigger rebellions and hurt other people’s feelings. One reason that makes speaking up a teen’s greatest challenge is that it requires a teen’s courage. Many teenagers are not brave enough to speak up when something really important should be said. In The Shape of The Girl, at the age of fourteen, Braidie is not able to speak up for Sofie, a girl that used to be her friend and is constantly being targeted by the other girls: “Sofie's head is turning, twisting away from Adrienne and… turning to me. Braidie please. You do what you have to do. You look down. Like this.” (Macleod 55) Braidie knows what adrienne has done is wrong, but why does she choose to stay silent instead of speaking up? She knows Sofie needs her help, yet she feels she couldn’t move even if she wants to. The reason for that is that Braidie does not have the courage which allows her move forward and act. Many teenagers face the same problem as Braidie when they try to speak up. When they are not courageous enough, fear will take over and…

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    America. The place that some rave about, and others dream of, but for me it’s home. As one nation under God, so many people and events have impacted the lives of the present, the next generation. Whether it was sacrifice, diligence, or dedication involved, this country has made sacrifices to accomplish freedom as a reality. For these reasons and many more, America is a nation worthy of not only honor, love, and respect, but fighting for. Here, you will see what America solely means to me in…

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    Living in America, life should be richer, and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement, regardless of social class or circumstances of birth. Everyone around the world conflicts with their differences and in America, not everyone agrees. Some have stronger beliefs than others and sometimes we meet in the middle. Living in America we have created a diverse society by expressing true opinions and understanding the value our country has to offer. Everyone…

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    The term “rent-seeking” was coined by a man named Gordon Tullock in the late 60’s, then became an expression in 1974, by Anne Krueger. Rent-seeking involves seeking to increase an individual or a business organization’s wealth without creating a new wealth. Attempts to capture regulatory agencies to gain a monopoly can result in positive results for the rent seeker in the market while imposing disadvantages on competitors and the economy. The word “rent-seeking” does not as a refer to a…

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    In our world, there is a common misconception that everything is possible in the United States. For example, people often image a life with a spouse, home, and white picket fence. However, in reality, there is a huge difference between this common misconception that everyone can achieve this picture-perfect life and what life often entails for many. In fact, Gwendolyn Brooks’ “Kitchenette Building,” Langston Hughes’ “Let America Be America Again,” and William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” all…

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    One of the most challenging jobs in the world is raising a child. There is nothing comparable to the constant worry, love, and nurture that a parent provides for their child. It is a nonstop job that follows one to the grave. It is a job that holds many joys, but holds many adversities as well. Robert Hayden’s “Those Winter Sundays” and Langston Hughes “Mother to Son” are two different poems that share the same theme—Parents continuously face hardships, struggles, and obstacles when raising a…

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    His contribution goes beyond theatre: he has directed feature films, documentaries, and television serials. He represented India in foreign lands as an emissary of art & culture. He has experimented with the fusion of the traditional and modern dramatic forms and content. The purpose of using traditional forms is to achieve a rare insight into the contemporary reality because Karnad believes that complexities of post colonialism are inherited from that the colonial and pre-colonial times. Unlike…

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    Love is first literal then converted into a metaphor through marriage. Love begins as literally loving someone when sharing experiences because of love that is contained. Profound love then changes to a metaphor; it asks why experiences with someone they love are meant to happen, the purpose to marry someone by finding deeper love to know how attached a person’s love is. Robert Olen Butler wanted us to understand when we interpret ideas as a metaphor, we understand why things are meant to happen…

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston wrote this great book about a girl changing into a young women. Oprah changed it all she made the book seem like a love story but this could never be. In the movie Janie was seen as a strong young women but in the book she was just a young lady who listens everything that she was told to do. All of Janie’s marriages caused a dramatic change in her life, Oprah changed the main relationship in the movie. This book would reflect some young lady…

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    Making: In the Arts Responding activity I used observation by viewing other past student’s videos of their story journey and I considered their different styles of performance and collected ideas on how I could improve the quality of my own performance when communicating my own journeying story to others. Responding: In the Arts Responding activity it was necessary for me to attend to careful and considered looking, viewing and listening while watching the video I needed to respond to. I was…

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