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    The Cost Of Prep Schools. Pencey Prep, a prep school, has affected Holden in his journey, throughout this novel. He should be removed from these Prep schools, and moved to a public school. Society likes to judge prep schools without actually ever attending one. The standards are so high for the students at these prep schools, like Holden, so they are pushed until they break. Teachers and parents want to see the student succeed, but sometimes the standards are hard to live up too. Life at the actual prep school may not be too fun either. Students experiences vary at prep school, but holden seems to have no luck at any. Holden is often judged, ridiculed, and put on a pedestal, because of his prep school attendance. A considerable amount is expected out of Holden, like how Holden 's family wants him to get his life together. Teachers, like Mr.Spencer, want him to start applying himself. "I 'd like to put some sense in that head of yours, boy. I 'm trying to help you. I 'm trying to help you, if I can"(Salinger 8). This is part of the speech in which Mr. Spencer told Holden he could do better with his life. Holden doesn 't like to be given lectures, because it makes him feel bad about himself. Everyone is trying to help him, but he just can 't do what they expect. Holden goes to the most amazing schools, but he is having trouble succeeding. Students have to take tests to get into schools like these. This is to make sure that the students are “qualified”(R. Walker 1). This means…

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    students. According to the article “Examination Hell” there have been “repeated complaints in the Japanese press that examination hell has prevented Japanese students from having a healthy childhood, has blunted intellectual curiosity, has discouraged females from applying to universities, has overlooked less academic leadership skills, and has encouraged those students who finally do get admitted to do almost no academic work while in college.” (Beauchamp, 1991) Criticism likes these are not…

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    Excitement Gone Downhill March 25th, 2016, that day was the day I started working at my first job at Great America. It was also the first day of the season, which was exciting to think about since most people will be newcomers to the park. I was scheduled to come to work at 10 A.M, as I was about to go through the Employee entrance, where I would be told where go. Once reached the entrance the security guard at the front told me to walk straight ahead into the Human Resources and…

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    habits, I decided simply to do what I wanted to. That is why I have eaten before I fed my cat: even when I am hangry, I fed my cat first because I am afraid to lose his love. Then I though that conformity is the cost of being loved in particular community, and to be nonconformist means readiness to be deprived of love and acceptance. The benefits of living authentically are pleasurable feelings after doing what you really want. However, individual needs love, care, acceptance and help to feel…

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    I step out of my car, and onto the gravel parking lot. Looking around, I notice the eager children frantically pulling at their parent’s hands as they walk into the pumpkin patch. Almost immediately a nostalgic sense of happiness sets in. That warm fuzzy feeling inside my stomach is impossible to ignore at this point as the memories of my childhood flood in. This feeling remains constant throughout October, November and December but it is strongest in October. Something about pumpkin patches…

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    Cold. It's a common theme. Much more is ones adaptation to the cold. Or as the soon to be wedd, Nabu, prefers; Exception. "Just because it is your florescent week, doesn't mean you should walk around in this!" Managed to be heard in an amongst the large, dimly lit tent. Tens of dozens of individuals were going about tirelessly; some hanging decorative ropes upon banisters, others bringing in various colors of fur and feathers to be put in bags. And yet, within the commotion it was clear that…

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    get warmed up and for you two to figure out your strategies”, instructed James. James was 19, and he was the older and much more mature than his two younger brothers Rex and Dexter. Ever since their parents died two years ago, James had to look after his younger brothers and keep them out of trouble. James worked in the US Army till his parents died and the zombies practically took over the world. Now he works as a Hawker. A Hawker is someone who is sent out to kill zombies that escape from…

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    approach the DDEFAC you will notice the grandness of the building. It is one of the newest and largest buildings on campus. The building has a lot of vertical lines that grab your attention. It is softened by the desert scape and sculptures on the grounds. As you approach the main entrance, you hear and see water cascading over an edge and soft round lights that shine upward into the night. It is quiet outside and you feel as though you are entering a grand concert hall. Once inside the…

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    began to scream and sprint towards the exits, then shot a smile at Sky. "I guess the Hooker disguise didn't fool them, Pity, because I really liked it, however, to hear that you're a woman who likes to ride, does compensate somewhat. But now's probably not the time." Her humour in the situation was infectious, and he responded even as his gaze darted around the building, noting the three men in hoods, armed with Uzi's converging on the entrance, and he followed her lead. Pushing himself off the…

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    customer. H&M offer accessories, shoes, tops and jeans. As well as offering cosmetics such as their own range of makeup and body products. It is very important to give customers ideas and inspire them to choose things that suit their own style. H&M’s concept is to give the customer unbeatable value by them offering fashion and quality at the best price. H&M’s store shows they have the latest trends are adapted to their fashions that work. The size of the aisles is very wide which allows suitable…

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