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    In the poem, Ironing Their Clothes by Julia Alvarez, the speaker is portrayed as a young child who expresses unreciprocated love towards the family through ironing their clothes. Despite her effort, the family members do not respond with the same amount of love from them and often her affections are ignored. Alvarez initially develops the speaker’s action of showing love towards her family members through asserting cheerful metonymy and imagery associated with the speaker’s meticulous ironing of family’s clothing. However, by providing explicit statements that describe the family member’s harsh and empty response and forms that do not exhibit detailed descriptions of how did the members reacted to the speaker’s kindness concludes that speaker’s…

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    Affection: I do believe that I express my affection and my needs for affection most of the time. I have to admit that I tend to struggle with affection a bit within some of my relationships when it comes to letting people in. With my significant other I’m both verbal and non-verbal in communicating/expressing what my needs are. We often discuss personal feelings and we try to offer support for various situations. We also show our affection in the form of physical touch and gestures.…

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    The thought of love can be overpowering for many. In the article Why Is Love Important, it informs, “Love is a universal feeling, which is felt by every living being on this earth,” (Sharma). The concept of love exists for everyone, but what happens when love becomes obsession? In the dramatic monologues, or forms of poetry where an individual is speaking, My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover by Robert Browning, the poems deal with two men who are in love with beautiful women, to which they…

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    Money is one of those things in life that humans can’t survive without; therefore, many people globally consider money as a reason not only for living, but also happiness. However, the definition of happiness differs among individuals. Generally, the word “happiness” is a complex word to be defined; therefore, some people believe that since they have money they can buy everything can make them happy, while others don’t. People who have money have an easy access to an incredible life. In other…

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    What do you think the meaning of true friendship is, maybe it's knowing that you trust a certain person with any secret or physical object, somebody who would take a bullet for you, or maybe it's somebody that you've grown up with all your life. Everybody has their own definition of ¨true friendship.¨ I personally believe that true friendship is when two people can trust each other with just about anything, they let you succeed and fail on your own, but they always help you when it is most…

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    The Lengths Friendships Go Cicero gossip into great detail on the value of friendship in “Laelius: On Friendship” and it is evident that friendship should be valued among all things in life. But when it comes to how much a friend means to you, how far would you go for such a friend. Morals come into question on whether or not such a friend should ask you to commit extremities. Cicero begins to explain this concept in How far should you go in helping your friends? He gives many examples of how…

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    opinions. Kindness could be expressed by sending notes of encouragement to the affected schools. Being mature and leaving harsh comments out, can also show kindness in situations where there are differences of opinions. Even if opinions differ, kindness can be shown as a type of affection. Showing affection may be hard for some to do, but can help people gain more understanding of someone else. Stating, “Our intellectual and active powers increase with our affection.” Emerson believes that…

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    According to Proverbs 17:17 “A friend loves at all times and a brother is born for adversity” (Holy Bible), meaning a true friend never fails, and is always there to help because of mutual affection. An example of love is displayed in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. Cathy and Heathcliff were best friends at an early age. That friendship is what allowed them to have the strong romantic bond once they grew up. They knew each other completely and were undeniably comfortable with around another.…

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    relationship between family and friends affected his sanity and led to Clutters’ death. Firstly, Perry’s childhood was rough for him as he did not receive any affection. Perry had no love and caring when his parents started to argue. Eventually, Perry’s parents got divorced and his mother took him and his siblings to San Francisco, California. Perry’s mother became an alcoholic as she could not handle the stress. Soon, the mother sent him to a few orphanages where the nuns punished him…

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    relative to each person. Aristotle suggests that each person temper their own styles and extremes (Adler and Proctor II). For example, if a person was naturally easy to anger, then that person should strive to moderate their anger but not to eliminate it entirely. In addition to relative moderation, the temperance should be suitable for the circumstance (Adler and Proctor II). Meaning, there are times that reasonably call for anger or other emotions which fall within the excess category. The…

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