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    In the same first experience, she would see this as one of the greatest opportunities to have. She believed that you could be anything you wanted to be in America. Unlike Jing-Mei, her mother felt like this was the prodigy that Jing-Mei should live up to. She would have done anything to make sure Jing-Mei would become a piano genius. In the second experience, she expected her daughter to play astonishing, which was quite the opposite of what it really was. It was obvious that Jing-Mei’s mother was very ashamed and embarrassed of her daughter. She probably wished that her daughter cared and wanted her to do well on her performance. In the third experience, Jing-Mei’s mother was treated like she was a horrific one. She was reminded about the two babies that she lost when she left China. After Jing-Mei used this information against her mother, she probably felt awful. Being reminded of this tragic event made her…

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    Think of a large room. In this room there are people of every age, ethnicity, and country that you can think of. Now think of each individual story behind those lives. Everyone, despite their age, has a unique background, upbringing, and mindset. As college is hastily approaching, I see more and more people wanting to stay in the comfort of living near what is known. Not that there is anything wrong with living close to home, but personally I would rather go to a place completely unique to…

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    world around him. This, however, does not inhibit him from experiencing the world around him, unlike the Narrator. The Narrator’s blindness comes from inability to experience the world around him, a curtain he pulls down to shield himself from anything he doesn’t deem “important” enough for him to try and understand. This draws a contrast between the two character’s…

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    White provides the readers it the overall theme of his own personal narrative. E.B. White illustrates an afternoon at the lake were a thunderstorm took place. He explains how it was an old melodrama that he had seen awhile ago with childish awe. E.B. White provides descriptive details on what is going on with the lake, the electrical disturbance and a curious darkening of the sky was a familiar experience that E.B. White experienced when he was a child. “Then the kettle drum, then the snare,…

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    Shopping Experience Essay

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    We have all experienced our fair share of pleasant and unpleasant shopping experiences. Most of these memories from these experiences fade over time. However, some of these experiences are so phenomenal or extraordinary they have a lasting impression on us. On the other hand some of them are so unpleasant or foul that they leave us with a bad image of a once favorite store. I can recall one shopping experience that was horrendous. It happened while I was shopping for a crib at Kmart. In the…

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    called To Have or to Be, in which he describes two opposing orientations to living life. These orientations are the having orientation, and the being orientation respectively. In short, he describes the being orientation to life as living life in such a way that values objects above all else. Be it living life for money, or living for the next edition of the iPad, the concept of the having orientation encapsulates the rampant materialism or consumerism that pervades our culture. Then, as…

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    Knowledge Creation Theory

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    While many people might consider the human art of thinking, and more predominantly, the act of creating knowledge as something that can only be achieved through first-hand experience or research, recent technological advancements within the last decade have led to many new ways of achieving this. Knowledge creation can be defined as the formation of new ideas which can be accomplished through interactions between explicit and implicit knowledge occurring during thought (Business Dictionary…

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    from Taiwan when she was young, and hadn’t she done so I would not have the same opportunities that I do now. Being asian but having the appearance of someone who is caucasian I have never had to experience discrimination and all that comes from it. I had the privilege of a free public education and the ability to pursue higher education as well. Where I was born was a dangerous area of California and my father’s gang involvement forced our family to flee the area fearing for our lives. My…

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    in stride. Due to different upbringings, along with different environmental influences, it allows for a range of perspectives. “Girl” by Alexander Chee, a reflection piece on Chee’s experience with femininity, along with the Slam Poetry video “Pretty” by Katie Makkai about her experience with being physically desirable due to pressures with societal norms, bring to the surface the experiences women…

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    inform, some to attack injustice, some to offer praise and some to be foolish. The poem, “Still I Rise” of Maya Angelou is in piercing contrast to the poem “Guidelines” by Lisa Suhair Majaj; however, they are parallel in numerous facets. They present these two works to express their experiences in their life with vile episodes that no citizen should endure. Assessing separately each poem for its connotation and the distinct elements that create an exclusive vision into the poet’s passion. As…

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