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  • Olympic Athlete

    silver or bronze medal, but they also come to honor their country. What makes olympians a culture you might ask? Well, it’s the fact that every four years people from every nationality,…

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  • Describe The Relationship Between Esther And Dementia

    Only one solitary thought remained in her mind. He is watching…. She did not dare to look back, she knew that whatever happened it was in his hands. - What she didn't know, is that in the next 10 seconds she would destroy the Junior World record by a margin of 3.41 seconds to become the youngest American to qualify for an Olympic Game. Most importantly her father would be watching. It all began years ago when her father developed dementia. Her one and only father. He had supported her through…

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  • Police Brutality In China

    China really only started coming to the Olympics in the early 90’s and wasn 't really known for anything athletic before then. In 2008 China ranked #1 overall in the Olympics finishing with 51 gold medals, 21 silver medals, and 28 bronze medals. China 's best sports at the Summer Olympics are badminton, diving, gymnastics, shooting, table tennis, and weightlifting. China is known for soaring in table tennis and has won 23 of 27 gold medals for table tennis in the Olympics. Although China may not…

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  • Similarities Between Gopnik's Essay 'The World And Other Places'

    worlds is a disadvantage to the individual because they get so caught up in the future possibilities that they do not appreciate or take advantage of their realities. When individuals live in their imagination or dreams it causes them to avoid the truth of their realities. For the reason that when someone puts their best foot forward, they are expecting a good result. In Gopnik’s essay, she gives an example about Olympic medalists and poses the question of who is happier the silver or the bronze…

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  • The Effects Of Counterfactual Thinking

    realize we are doing it sometimes. Keywords: counterfactual thinking, athletes, personality, Olympic medalists, Introduction Literature Reviews Counterfactual thinking and Olympic medalists is one of the most well known studies on this theory. In this article we can often see that those in second place have more counterfactual thoughts than those in third place. “To the silver medalist, the most vivid counterfactual thoughts are often focused on nearly winning the gold. Second place is only…

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  • Apollo The Python Slayer Analysis

    Lie, a leading conservation expert and director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at Harvard University, reported that the inlaid right eye, copper lips, and nipples are consistent with classical Greek bronze statues, and “[s]uch details indicate the care of manufacture, and offer a rare opportunity to view the original appearance of a high-quality classical bronze statue.” Northover of Oxford’s Department of Materials analyzed the left hand and forearm, the right upper…

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  • The Girl That Butt-Shuffled: A Short Story

    again people will remember you for something. Like for example we had this big singing thing at my last high school every year called “Celebration”. It’s exactly what it sounds like, the whole school sings for a few hours. There’s not even cake, it wasn’t much of a celebration by my standards. Anyway, I was fortunate enough to be chosen to lead the school in this. It was fantastic I got to stand up in front of my entire school and their parents and sing songs I absolutely and whole heartedly…

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  • In Another Country Hemingway

    He ended up with an injured leg and in a hospital in Milan and was rewarded a silver medal for his bravery, but this meant his career was in the military was over. In the short story, In Another Country, the American soldier in the story, who is also the narrator and Ernest Hemingway have almost identical aspects. The American soldier is in the hospital in Milan for a leg injury; he cannot bend his knee. He proceeds to talk about how he received a medal saying “…were written in very beautiful…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Home Track

    Not all Medals are made of Metal An icy and bitter mist surrounded me. The sun had secreted behind piles of looming clouds, while droplets of water dispensed from the sky. The track bore a vast expanse of puddles, and runners plunged their way through them. I was sitting in the dewy grass underneath the canopy of our tent. Rain trickled down the stadium steps as I heard the booming announcer eagerly bellow, “Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the 2016 State Track and Field Meet.” My heart began to…

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  • Summary: The Decipherment Of Linear B

    Mycenaean invasion, as it is generally believed it replaced the pre-existing Linear A script. Cline, E. H. 2010. The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean (ca. 3000-1000BC), New York, Oxford University Press. In this article Cline…

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