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    Angelou Graduation Day

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    glory Angelou says, “it didn’t worry me that I was only twelve years old and merely graduating”. (Angelou, 2014,p179-180) In Graduation Day, Angelou and her peers fall under an illusion of success given to them by the academic agenda stressed in the poor school of Stamps. The community of Stamps would host a ceremony recognizing the graduates of both middle and high school. The overwhelming celebration of graduating overemphasized the importance of maintaining a realistic mindset of who and where the students were. Overly naïve aspirations were conditioned into the students through rewards presented to them, growing up, by the adults of the Stamps community. During the ceremony marking their transitioning into the larger world a elevated status of honor in school held by the graduates began with the teachers. The teachers held the graduate students at a nearly equal status and any…

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    On an ebullient morning Jason wakes up to get ready for school. This is Jason’s Last week of school before graduation this Saturday and his dad is so proud of his only son graduating. Jason’s mother passed away about 5 years ago. He tells his father all the time that my mom is my motivation to work hard at what I want. Rev. James, Jason’s dad, is in the car waiting to take him to school. Jason finally makes it out the house and they proceed to the school. Awaiting him to get out the car is…

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    Forged by Pain United States approached the eightieth-year anniversary of the abolition of slavery, however the social oppression of African American citizens steadily increased. Angelou's Graduation Day is a narrative driven piece about the author’s own experience when graduating from the eighth grade in 1940. The narrative not only highlights the importance of the narrator's graduation but also the expectations of Angelou’s community due to their persecution and separation. An individual’s…

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    High School Graduation Day

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    the crowded hallways and the drama for a piece of paper? To most people that is all high school is for them. Going to school for thirteen years to be able to walk across the stage to get their diploma, it is time. For some of us, high school was a blast and for others, it was a struggle just trying to graduate. But no matter who you were, being able to get dressed up and walk proudly across that stage on graduation day was the best moment of your life. Being back at the bottom of the totem pole…

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    Good morning on this very special day. I am Ava Pinette a 7th-grader at city school. To start I want to thank you for putting your lives on hold to protect our present and future. It took real bravery to do what you did. All of you could never be thanked enough. I was lucky enough to get a chance to speak to all of you. Everyone wants to meet their favorite superhero. But they’re forgetting who the real ones are. “Real heros don't wear capes, they wear dog tags and combat boots”.Today I…

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    I bet you people are very curious about me. I am yours truly, Punxsutawney Phil. Y’all celebrate my special day that people label Groundhog’s Day, which is very important. I am very anxious to tell everyone if it’s going to stay winter for 6 more weeks or if it will consequently be spring. Being from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, I’m very enthusiastic around this time of year. I’m a special type of squirrel, and my favorite type of food are berries and different types of vegetation. Usually my…

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    strongest class that year. She got a grade below me and that was enough to beat her. But it was not until I was in 12th grade, a week before graduation that I was officially told that I was the valedictorian of the class of 2013. The writing process of my speech was a more complex one than others because I tried to involve most of my classmates and teachers because I did not want to leave them…

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    If they decide to go to college it will most likely be another four years to graduate again. Even a promotion from bagger to cashier at a store could be viewed as a rite of passage. You show promise as a responsible bagger, then you are trained to be a cashier, and later thrown into the work. All three parts, all rites of passage have different meaning levels to each person who experiences them as well. The Bikers who travel ten days across the states are on a rite of passage that is meant to…

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    If I were to imagine that I was writing a speech for my 12th grade graduation, I would think of a symbol that could represent my hard work and dedication throughout my whole school career. This symbol that I am using is a lion. This symbol also represents my graduation. This is because on your graduation day you have finally accomplished and defeated school. My symbol will also help you do this with good achievements and a good heart. One part of the symbol shows hard work, this part of it…

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    and do not know basic life skills needed to be independent because these were all done by their parents so that they could just focus on school. This is magnified even more after graduation. Mom and dad can not hold your hand and walk you through a sheltered life anymore. The other type of parent I see far too often, especially where I come from, is the kind that just wants to be their child’s best friend. Most of the time when I see this, the child is given what they want and never really…

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