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    Everyone see the world depending on the prescription of their glasses, and those glasses vary from one person to another; affected by personal experiences, worldviews, culture, art, and most importantly, literature. “The Big Here and Long Now” by Brian Eno is a masterpiece that deals with two concepts that influence the way humans see the world. In this essay, here is not only a place or a position, it has a broader meaning that includes behavior, lifestyle, and mind. Likewise, now is not exclusively the present moment, it is extended to a time that our imagination cannot reach. Both concepts imply human ignorance and blindness towards the environment, surroundings, and future. During the past few weeks, the class of ENC1001 has been reading interesting poems and short stories. “Cathedral”, “Story of an Hour”, and “Mending Wall” are some of them, and all three pieces can be analyzed through the lenses of the Big Here versus the Small Here. “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver is a short story of a man who seems to be very threatened by his wife’s blind…

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    Joshua Tree Symbolism

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    included as a symbol for the Walls children who like the tree must struggle through their childhoods before finding success. This inclusion appeals to logos, as the symbol is very logical because of the obvious similarities. This symbol helps reveal Walls purpose of the importance of perspective. Walls, like the Joshua tree, gained her “beauty” from her own “struggle.” Walls uses the Joshua tree as an example to her privileged audience who believe that struggle is instead a hindrance to success.…

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    Given a list of fifty stories from NPR, we had to choose one story that stands out in terms of subject and writing skills. The story for me was “Singing: The Key to a Long Life” by Brian Eno. The story was an invigorating read in one’s explanation for how their passion will help them live longer. As well as giving great examples on how to use properly use dashes, short sentences to emphasize a detail and sensory details to build the scenery. Eno’s personal narrative is about his and a friend’s…

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    February 6, 2015 will always be a significant day in my life. It was a Friday, and it was also the day my aunt Pam lost her life to a tough battle with multiple different types of cancer. It was heartbreaking news, and all I wanted to do after finding out was go lay in my bed and cry. However, that 's not what happened, and the day was long from being over. It was a sunny, somewhat chilly Friday afternoon, and I was supposed to be dismissed early from my 7th period class to board the basketball…

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    Your sister is relentlessly struggling from your sexual assault. Tears are flowing down her cheek and her mascara is ruining her beautiful complexion. It appears the alcohol she consumed is wearing off. It will be a hassle, if she remembers the the next day of her rape. Even more troubling, if she reports the rape to the police or your parents. -You need to think of another solution to make her more gullible. You release your hold on Katie's arms and sat beside her. You smile pleasantly to…

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    the fact that Freddie Mercury is indeed that greatest singer of all time. With his 4-octave vocal range to his vocal transparency, and with his vocal dynamics, proves that he is in fact the greatest of all time. “A killer queen” and “dynamite with a laser beam”, perhaps Freddie was referring to his own powerful vocal presence with these lyrics. Rightly so, for no other singers dynamic voice has stirred emotions like Freddie Mercury’s. It has been said that “Bohemian Rhapsody” still showcases…

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    Participation Trophies Hinder Kids "If I play a whole game I get a whole snow cone, but if I play a half a game I still get a whole snow cone. It's a whole snow cone either way. I'd rather play half a game." This quote is from one of Brian Regan's performances, "Lousy in Little League", where he talks about the new social norm of rewarding children for participating. While Brian Regan is a comedian, and this was meant to be funny, it does have some truth. Just as Brian Regan said, children…

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    Ringworm Research Paper

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    A ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin that is very common. Ringworm is not from a worm. It can cause a round shape that is very crusty and scaly on the surface of the body. For different skin tones, it may appear as either white or red patches. There are many types of ringworms that can affect different parts of the body. For example if you have a ringworm on your foot, it would be called “Tinea pedis” which is also called “athlete’s foot”. Ringworms can happen to anybody of any age but…

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    Ringworm Research Paper

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    The topic of this report is going to be on the ringworm. A ringworm is a fungal infection that occurs on the top layer of the skin, known as the epidermis. They are distinguished by having rough reddened patches that form in circular designs or pattern, and can be spread from your face, all the way to the toes. The ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is mainly caused by having direct and or indirect contact with a person, animal or object that is already infected with the disease, or one of…

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    Everyday Use Poem Analysis

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    Everyday Use, a short story written by Alice walker embraces the idea of heritage and shows the reader how important it is to be true to your culture. Dee, the narrator 's daughter loses sight of that and has to be reminded of her African American culture. In the story, she asks for the butter churn and quilts, two objects with an abundance of history behind them, with the intention to utilize as mere decorations. In an attempt to embrace her heritage, Dee changes her name thinking that this…

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