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    “It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities”-J.K Rowling. We often get to choose what we do and we have to deal with the consequences of our choice. Tangerine is filled with choices and more often than not it is Paul Fisher who had to deal with the repercussions.The Novel Tangerine by Edward Bloor is about Paul Fisher, a shy boy who comes from a dysfunctional family, that moves from Houston, Texas to Tangerine, Florida. Paul is a legally blind, but he doesn’t let that get in his way he decides to become a soccer player. He lost his eyesight from staring at a solar eclipse for too long or so he's told. We follow him as he goes through many hardships and challenges at Tangerine but he also makes new friends and gain confidence in himself. We also see him start to remember the truth behind his past. The Author uses foreshadowing, suspense, and flashback to showcase the effects on Paul Fisher, from the choices made within the novel. These choices made by family and friends ultimately define who Paul is as a character and who he is as a person. Paul's father is only thinking about one thing. The Erik Fisher football dream. He so often blind-sighted by this dream that he doesn't even realize that Erik is a far different person than he thinks he is. All he talks about and knows is the Erik Fisher football dream, Erik is very talented in his father’s eyes so that makes a good person but that’s just not true.Whenever Paul brings it up his father…

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    Charlie Gordon. To many that 's just a name of a failed experience, but to me that name means so much more. In fact hearing or reading the name leaves a very peculiar taste on my mouth and makes my eyes water. What have I done, I sometimes think to myself. Sometimes I wish if I could go back to the day the two doctors from the facility first asked me to nominate a student that attends the adult night school class with the lowest lQ, “For a life changing and ground breaking experiment!” One of…

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    Narrative About Swimming

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    “It’s the first day. How bad can it be?” I asked Amy as we walked into the pool area for the first time with our brand new goggles in hand. “They are not going to make us do anything too terrible since it is our very first day,” Amy replied with confidence. I thought she was probably right; all of the sports that I have ever been apart of have never scared me away within the first week, but this is swim and I knew nothing about swimming. We sat in the circle with all of the experienced…

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    As the emotional person that I am, I have so much love to offer in every relationship I enter. One of the strongest bonds that I have is with my family. They have always been so supportive of me and for that, I love them. My family hit a rough spot when my parents got a divorce in 2009. It was a very challenging time for all of us. Although this is true, it only brought us closer together after we had come to terms with the situation. My family and I have grown together and through the ups and…

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    When the word “home” is defined in a dictionary you are given definitions like “the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered” or “any place of residence or refuge” but to me home means so much more. To me, home is theatre. Those who know me well will attest that the change in me throughout this experience is drastic. Theatre transports me to places I couldn’t dream of otherwise and two years ago, I was taken to a place that would change my life forever and theatre transformed to…

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    Summary Exposition: In the book, Beautiful & Damned, the protagonist is Scarlett. She is the one the story is based off of, as it follows her life. The setting of the story is not very specific, as some of it takes place in grade school and some of it takes place in their later lives. A quote that shows part of the setting is, “They met in grade school” (Drake 63). The society of this short story is Hector and Scarlett. In the story, there are a few friends involved, and some others, but most…

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    Attack of the Bunnais!! It was a bright and sunny day, Richard was in his class waiting for the end of school. Richard’s classroom it was an ugly shade of yellow, and his classroom was as messy as the zoo. The shade of yellow is as ugly as barf. The bell rang “RING RING!” and Richard ran out the door and back home. Richard’s heart is as cold as stone, but nice to the teachers. Richard lived in California, Dora-Land, and he lived with his parents, Dora, and Diego. The goddess of this planet…

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    Basketball Narrative

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    My eyes focused on the whiteboard as Coach’s pen formed X’s and O’s on the squeaky white surface. He looked at me, trying to give me that boost of confidence for the end of this game. “Alright guys listen up. Ryan has guarded their best player all game, it’s time we catch him off guard,” he said. I answered with a head nod, because my mouth was paper. A 6 foot 4 inch guy shouldn 't have any trouble guarding a guy 4 inches shorter than you, right? WRONG. I have been playing basketball since 5,…

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    Henry Movie Analysis

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    Regarding Henry tells the story of a middle aged man consumed by his Id. Henry Turner is a harsh lawyer, he acts out of pleasure which only leads to his life being turned upside down when a bullet shot at his head nearly kills him. Late one-night Henry’s need for cigarettes kicks in so he leaves his secure home to buy a pack only to wake up in the hospital days later. The bullet hit his right frontal lobe causing him to forget everything. Before this incident, Henry’s choices were manipulated by…

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    Interview of Human Services Worker When I was deciding my major, I knew I wanted to do something that was beneficial to society. I wanted to do my part and help those in need. That is why I chose Human Services and when I chose this major, I went into it with the intent of helping women in need. I had a rough few years as a single teen mom moving from place to place trying to hold down a job while attending school all on my own at 19. I was eventually able to work through this struggle and…

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