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    in magazines, and on the internet are turning young kids into something they shouldn’t be. Some little kids look up to the ones that are wearing all of the makeup, and other exclusive things. Basically the whole essay talked about how little kids are looking to people who people would think would be a good influence but they aren 't. In "Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess effect" the author Stephanie Hanes claims that movies on Disney and the characters are not really…

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    The article "Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect" was written by Stephanie Hanes for the Christian Science Monitor on October 3, 2011. Hanes felt the need to address this subject due to the increase of Disney Princesses in children 's media, toys and on clothes, as well as the growing sexualization of young girls. She argues whether or not the media and the Disney Princess Empire have a negative effect on the increasing sexualization of young girls. This article can be…

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    Consuelo Samarripa's Life

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    life experiences and I haven’t stopped,” she said. She met Ted Parkhurst, president of Parkhurst Brothers Publishers, at the Texas Storytelling Festival in 2000, and the next chapter began. “Her stories hooked me,” Parkhurst said. “I told her that she should collect her Mexican-American stories into a book.” It took years, but “Barrio Princess” was published in April 2015. “I’ve felt her stories exhibited colorful detail and cultural significance that many personal stories lack,” he said.…

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    There eventually will come a time in every parent's life when their child will grow up. Sadly, that time is approaching more rapidly with every generation. In the essay, “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect”, author Stephanie Hanes goes into detail about how the pressures of society and the media is making little girls feel the need to mature at a quicker rate. She believes that modern movies, magazines, and the internet influence the young minds of little girls into…

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    The Film ‘A Little Princess’ directed by Alfonso Cuaron in 1995 and tells a story of a young girl from India, who is sent to stay at a boarding school while her father goes to fight in war, as her mother is dead. On the other hand, the novel ‘The secret Garden’ was written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911 and tells a story of a spoilt ten year old girl who has to move from India to her uncle's house in England after her parents had died from a disease. Both film and novel displays the theme…

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    SUMMARY/PRÉCIS: In the article, “Every Little Girl Wants to Be a Princess, Right?” the author, Mariah Jackson represents her main claim in her thesis where she says that child beauty pageants have to be eliminated in their current form. Through the essay, the author brings evidence to support her stand. Likewise, Mariah Jackson gives the reasons of why she is against the current child beauty pageants, for example, the author mentions that pageants exhibit age-inappropriate sexuality, causing a…

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    The story of my history as a reader was both a positive and enduring experience. My literacy was first shaped by my family, especially my mother and brother, and then by my formal education, especially my first grade teacher. Because of their efforts, I have improved so much throughout the years, both as I grew older and as I learn more aspects of my own personality. From my earliest years, reading was an essential part of my life. My mother and my older brother loved to read. One memory of…

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    My Hero's Journey

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    He was more infatuated with the idea of being in love with a princess than the actual princess herself. Another, was writing the book of his journey to the east, as I am doing now because of the sacredness of the league. After discussing with Leo later on our journey, only then did HH realize he was no longer in the league. This was a tragic mistake that HH had made along the way, was forgetting what he was there for in the first place. The biggest mistake of all that HH endured was the selling…

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    of purely aggravating silence. However, if you decide to gather an army of friends, and enter the dragon’s lair together, you definitely have a better chance of getting out alive. Groups of friends in elevator typically are talking before they enter, and then continue for a little, then are defeated to the silence and in the end, take out their phones. However, once they escape the dragon, the conversation immediately begins again. The good part of this fairytale is that we, the University of…

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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