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    live a successful life is to live a life that is meaningful, meaning that it mattered you ever walked this earth. The Other Wes Moore illustrates why people are successes and failures…

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    “It is necessary, if you want to master her, to beat and strike her” (Machiavelli, The Prince). In this quote, Machiavelli is referring to fortuna, or luck, as a lady and the individual as the potential master. In order to achieve this status of mastery, becoming a virtuoso, one must deal roughly with luck. In essence, this means that one must be bold and strong in one’s decisions in order to succeed over fortuna. This ability is referred to as one’s virtù. Virtù is one’s intelligence and…

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    To begin with, Eveline was already engaged to her lover, Frank, and he wanted to take her away to a new home that he already had waiting for the two of them in a distant place. In fact, Frank already had their ship tickets to board the night boat to Buenos Ayres. Also, Eveline would have a different kind of life if she had decided to leave with Frank. As an illustration, Frank seemed like a very nice guy and he would have given her the treatment she truly deserved, that of a lady. Lastly,…

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    drew his machete and cut him down. He was afraid of being thought weak” (Achebe 61). This shows us that Okonkwo did this cruel move just so that the people would not think that he was a poor person. Okonkwo cares more about what others think about him than anything else. This proves that he is not a hero because he does every wrong move and only causes more problems to him. Next, Okonkwo was one of the leaders of the clan. His wives and children were to listen to him and his directions.…

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    The year was 1935 papa was 20 years old at the time, papa was full blood Indian very handsome man. Papa had long black hair and green eyes, he was defiantly a looker. Papas name was Martin Johnson at the time but he made a bad choice and went on the run so he had to change his name to Martin Jones. When he was on running he decided he needed to make fast cash, papa loved nice things and he loved the ladies as well. He would do anything he could to earn money as long as it was legal of course so…

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    The ability to overcome tough obstacles in an individual's life is known as human resilience. The book “Boys in the boat”, written by Daniel James Brown, is about a young man named Joe Rantz, who is on the rowing team for the University of Washington. He had to overcome many challenges regarding his past, but it didn’t stop him from gaining a spot on the United States Olympic crew team. He helped lead his team to victory, despite the hardships of living alone as a teenager. The second story…

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    Success is a term that has an endless amount of meanings: accomplishment of goals, achieving happiness, attaining popularity or wealth, and an insane amount of other definitions. Definitions from the authors Geoffrey James, G.K. Chesterton, and Jacquelyn Smith will allow for a better understanding of the ambiguous term of success. This new understanding of success will offer a new view on whether or not Jay Gatsby is a successful man. Jay Gatsby, a character in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The…

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    fortune and been very famous, but only one of them live up to my standards of success. My definition of success, which very well may vary from yours, is someone who has a lot of fortune and fame that was not handed down to them. First, my definition of success is someone who is very famous, and they also, have made a lot of healthy money at it. Second, George Washington, was not a very successful man, in most people’s eyes, but in my eyes George was a very super successful man. Donald J.…

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    Ben Franklin was a man born on October 18, 1785 who struggled at a young age with being ignored and thought as a servant from his older brother while in the printing industry. In the Autobiography about Ben Franklin, it talks about his life and the steps he overcame to be a successful man. Two traits that contributed to Ben Franklin's success are being resourceful and determined. These attributes help him in life to keep his head up and stay positive, even during rough times. When Ben was in…

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    values. It is rather doubtful for a successful ad to lack controversy regarding the illustration of women in particular. This is because, gender identity is not natural- it is deliberately created by the media and society around us, as well as adopting the traditional portrait of femininity and masculinity. We are taught to believe in the stereotypical ideas of how someone should look like, remembering to fall in between the margins of society, either categorized as a strong, powerful man or a…

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