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  • Improper Language Prescriptive

    To Be or Not to Be: Proper Webster’s dictionary is a tool for survival. How else would one know how to spell autochthonous? Language was invented because communication is vital to our survival. Society could not have developed without a means for its inhabitants to properly communicate with one another. However, there is a battle among the “proper” and the “improper” better known as the Prescriptives and the Descriptives. One group who cringes at the thought of the improper use of the English…

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  • My Educational Experience: My Worst Education Experience

    My Worst Education Experience “¿Itzel, Ya estas lista para la escuela?” this was the dreading question my mother would ask me every morning before going to school. I was a bilingual student in the second grade and I was struggling so much academically, which in the long run caused me to have internal struggles. I dreaded going to school every morning and having to put up with 8 hours of feeling like I was born stupid. My teacher, principal, and vice-principal did not have very good faith I was…

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  • The Symbols Of Edna Pontellier's The Awakening

    is devoted to the purpose even if it does cause friction and conflict between her family and friends. Edna Pontellier’s story begins to take place in the 1890’s Louisiana, her husband, two children and herself are vacationing for the summer on Grand Isle. They are staying at a pension which is like a boarding house where families have their own cottage, and eat together in a main dinning hall with other families. Another family that is staying at the pension is the Ratignolle family; Madame…

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  • The Surfer Narrative Essay

    Narrative Have you herd of someone called Bethany Hamilton? Bethany overcame losing her arm to a shark and faced her fears to get back on the surfboard. No matter what happened that didn't stop her from doing what she loves. She is one of the best and also one of the most talented women’s surfer. She is very competitive and determined to be the best. Not many people can do what she has done recover from that. Her story can help other through what she went through and give them confidence. This…

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  • The Language Barrier Analysis

    The Language Barrier has always been a difficult obstacle to overcome in America. Amy Tan coming from two Chinese immigrant parents had a first hand experience of the effects of the language barrier throughout her life. The way people speak the English language is adopted by their family’s adaptation, and these adaptations of English are often perceived as being less intelligent. Tan explains how she would commonly use “broken” English depending on whom she was around. Tan uses logos, pathos,…

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  • Realism: The Story Of An Hour By Kate Chopin

    Realism Research Paper Throughout the course of history, literature has been focused on themes such as religion, political independence, and romance. America had never really been exposed to the harsh truths of life that people faced. Then around the nineteenth century, Realism was introduced; a movement that showcased reality. The Realism movement was a polar opposite of previous topics. Stories were written to display accurate representations of middle class life. A Realist who daringly took…

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  • Examples Of Hardships In My Life

    Hardships are a part of life that everyone must deal with. These hardships are often lessons in life that one must endure to become a better person. The outcome of these obstacles depends on how the problem is tackled. I’ve had countless of hardships in my life, but there was one obstacle in particular that I was able to overcome that made a huge difference in my life. Learning the English language was no easy task, especially when no one in my household spoke english. Through determination,…

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  • Preparing The TOEFL Test For International Students

    What was the most challenging thing you have ever done in your life? For some people it’s moving to the new place, for others to go to school. My journey started from the most important test for international students – TOEFL test. If you want to study at a university or find a job abroad, you need to pass the TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This test measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand the English language as it is heard, spoken, read,…

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  • Personal Narrative: Migrations

    Migrations. Children typically detest them. It is in fact a big change: in lifestyle, surroundings, and even the language spoken in that particular country may be different. I personally got to witness these to be true. When I was six years old, my parents told me that we would be moving to Singapore. We were living in the Philippines then, and I was told that moving to Singapore is a big opportunity, as they are extremely advanced in education. I do not remember exactly how I felt about this…

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  • Definition Of Propaganda By Mahatma Ghandi

    Mahatma Ghandi It all started in the train station of Durban when I was in my way to defend a case in Pretoria, I set a foot inside first class cabinet and the guards were watching me like if I was some a Demon entering to the gates of heaven. So I went to my seat ,and I started to read some of my notes I was having a pleasant moment but then something I will never imaging could happen, happened to me. A guard came to me and put his hand on my shoulder, and he ask me what are…

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