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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Harlem

    There were some positives, and I can’t help but acknowledge them because they happened and I fell for them. He was crazy about me in the beginning, I would receive text after text that it at one point was nauseating. I didn’t give him the time of day until I actually did. We were supposed to have lunch one Saturday during a weekend that I hid on Central Park South. I spend the day downtown and did things I loved. Then one day I traveled to Harlem for the first time by myself. I was too tired to do the whole restaurant date thing so we just relaxed in his apartment. The first time we kissed was amazing. I showed him a picture of my dogs, and we talked about Marvel/DC comics. I really warmed up to him, and just like that he kissed me. If we weren’t sitting on his bed, my foot would have popped just like in Princess Diaries. Whenever he kissed me, he would always smile at me then lightly laugh to himself. After we had sex that first night, I attached myself like a leech. I didn’t mean for any of that to happen. He was supposed to be just another one night stand, little did I know that he would be the focus of attention for the duration of winter. There was absolutely no walk of shame the next morning. He left before me but we conversed, had sex again and showered. Not having class was very beneficial because he allowed me to continue sleeping after he left for work. How is it that he trusted me in his apartment all alone? Maybe it wasn’t trust, maybe he was just oblivious.…

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  • Are You Coming With Me?: A Short Story

    “Are you coming with me?” She couldn’t quite place him but he greeted her as an old friend, unfazed by her lack of reciprocation. Curiously he had an air of familiarity about him, like a background noise you had heard but never took much notice of. She concluded, therefore, that his question must not have been directed at her. He persisted and addressed her again. “Do you know where you are? Forgive me, few that I meet here, truly know where they are without some guidance”, sliding over to the…

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  • Essay On Boyfriend Heran

    Target Listener: The objective audience for my playlist is my boyfriend Heran. Heran is eighteen-year-old freshman that is currently attending Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Heran’s muscular body stands five feet and nine inches, with a caramel complexion due to both of his parents originated from India. His eyes are light brown and his hair is black as the night sky. Generally, Heran loves to style his hair in a faux hawk style. Around people he may not be familiar…

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  • Defence Of Intoxication Essay

    B. Possible Defences Intoxication Defence of intoxication refers to the defendant being “under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other substances that they did not know what they were doing or the full extent of their actions”. Despite the fact that the drugs were self induced, it was taken under the pressure of the co-offenders. At the time of the incident, Akon was under the influence of ice as an inexperienced user. His defence argued that there was no way that he, as a second time user…

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  • The Theme Of Discrimination In The Pearl By John Steinbeck

    I have chosen to explore the theme discrimination against people by how they are treated in society by their identity. This theme is evidence in a novel, The Pearl by John Steinbeck, also in the films Whale Rider by Niki Caro, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by Mark Herman and the song I Am Not My Hair, by India.Arie ft Akon. In the film Whale Rider by Niki Caro, a 12-year-old girl named Pai, who was born in a tribe where the first born of a male son is to lead the tribe. Right from the moment…

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  • Character Development Of Personal Identity

    poor. This class divide is and has always been major identifier in the way we view the citizens generally looking down upon the misfortunate and admiring the wealthy. As a society, the influence of wealth generates major frames of identity as wealth allows us to shape our outward appearance to our liking even in extreme cases we may change the natural aspects of our birth such as skin tones and even in extreme cases the sex we’re born with. Titles and wealth are generally associated with the…

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  • Case Study: Walter Mcmillian

    Just as Bryan Stevenson’s grandmother told him, getting close to issues important to people is imperative to fully understanding them (Stevenson 14). Individuals such as Akon, the owner of the Akon Lighting Africa organization, realized how people are at a disadvantage without electricity in Africa, so he bought land in Africa and is using solar electricity to power small villages. By experiencing this first-hand and getting close to the living conditions, he is able to understand exactly what…

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  • Analysis Of Catcher In The Rye

    committing suicide, he is being “pushed to the edge as we see his mental state deteriorate slowly throughout the book. Song 3. Imagine Dragons-Battle Cry This song by Imagine Dragons has a man running into battle screaming his battle cry. As he’s running to battle, he talks about how no one can save him at this point and how he’s poisoned inside. This is a very accurate representation of Holden since beginning at where he leaves Pencey he seems to be in a way poisoned since his mental and…

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  • Nostalgia Research Paper

    individual hears a song from years ago and is able to recite the entire songs just like the olden days. At this moment, one may find themselves increasing the volume or tapping their foot to the rhythm of the song unconsciously. As previously stated, music has the ability to impact the way we feel both mentally and psychically. Most of our favourite songs are chosen once our personality as well as musical taste fuses. This generally happens between the ages of twelve to twenty two. In the same…

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  • An Analysis Of Emily Dickinson's Fame

    want to be successful. Fame is substantial, it never stays. As the first stanza says “Fame is a fickle food/Upon a shifting plate”, means even though fame maybe taken as an aliment, it’s fickle and constantly changes. Despite the fact that famous people may be given a sum of money simply for doing almost 'nothing'. For example, newspapers are willing to pay really much for party pictures or photos of a superstar's' life events. What is more, they are often being paid for interviews or for their…

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