“Can you promise me something?”
Maybe it was the serious tone in his voice, or, just that particular arrangement of words, but Shawn’s question made Celia panic. “That depends…” she said with hesitance.
“Promise me you’ll wipe the extra ice cream off my face before we leave.”
Celia instantly relaxed and began laughing.
“You know,” said Shawn, his tone heavy with sarcasm, “it’s rude to laugh at people. Especially those with disabilities.”
Celia gasped dramatically. “How dare you accuse me of…
Closure in Lycidas
What is the right response to death? How and to what extent should we mourn the ones we love? When John Milton's college friend, Edward King, drowned off of the Welsh coast 1,
Milton wrote Lycidas in memoriam. A pastoral elegy, the poem represents King as the lost shepherd Lycidas and uses agricultural imagery to portray loss. The majority of the poem is spent highlighting the irrevocability and completeness of death, that is until lines 165-168: "Weep no more, woeful…
Benjamin Carson had to deal with many obstacles throughout his life. In the end, however, he managed to work his way around them and get his dream job as a neurosurgeon at John Hopkins Medical Center. Ben was widely known throughout the world for the miraculous surgeries he performed, such as when he separated conjoined twins without having either of them pass away during the operation for the first time in history. He also performed hemispherectomy on a girl of four years and, despite several…
In the film Good Will Hunting, Will is a tough character with an incredible ability to solve extremely complex math theorems and equations. He ends up getting arrested for assault but, one of the professors that noticed his intelligence in math persuades the judge to release him from jail as long as he has weekly therapy sessions. Many psychologists turn him down and only see him as a waste of time but, Sean Maguire accepted the challenge. Sean finds an interest in Will because of his past and…
Surgical innovations have evolved over the years as medicine has advanced. Dr. Denton Cooley, Dr. Frank Jobe, and Dr. Ben Carson have all contributed in great capacity to change the surgical field and to save lives. Though controversial and sometimes outspoken, Dr. Denton Cooley, Dr. Frank Jobe, and Dr. Ben Carson have all developed innovative surgical procedures that help change the lives of many people.
Dr. Denton Cooley innovated a procedure that bought time for his patients awaiting a second…
Passion Will Be My Paycheck
I could sense all 32 of their hearts beating. They were nervous, very nervous. They gathered their flags and headed to warm-up. They were awful quiet for a group of teenage girls, but rightly so, they were about to perform their first winter guard show. Myself and the other co-directors, gave instructions that they listened to very carefully. “Smile, chin up, and have fun.” The girls responded with multiple anxious questions. My words gave them short term comfort as…
Specific purpose: I want to explain Magic Shell.
I. Telling the history of Magic Shell and explaining some of the questions people may have seemed like a great idea. I have been in liked this product for multiple years and so has my family.
II. Thesis statement: Magic Shell is an ice cream coating that has a very unique way of working and has numerous flavors.
(Now let’s look at each of these main points.)
I. Magic Shell is a delicious topping for ice cream.
A. Magic Shell is…
Lucky’s Ice Cream Parlor
Marissa Marie Gonzales
Lucky’s Ice Cream Parlor
Owning a business comes with a lot of decision making. Recently, the owners of Lucky’s Ice Cream Parlor shared with the media a decision that made all the difference in Lucky’s Parlor. The owner of Lucky’s Ice Cream Parlor had recently discovered a few different health codes the parlor was in violation of. The violation was not at the time affecting the parlors quality of the…
MIDWEST ICE CREAM
Case Overview Midwest Ice Cream serves as an example to examine a planning and control system. Useful management information, which otherwise would not be apparent, is derived by preparing a basic profit variance analysis. This illustrates how the company is doing many things "wrong," which are covered up by a growth in the…
Shakespeare is one of the most brilliant writers to ever grace the earth, he inspired others to be great and gave us amazing plays as a result of his brilliance. However, Shakespeare did not always make art that was appreciated by all or understood by all. The Merchant of Venice is a prime example of this controversy, because of some of the interesting messages the play conveys, and the age old battle of whether or not it is a comedy or tragedy. There needs to be a clear understanding of the…