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    Foreword Before delving into the prescribed analysis as required by this assignment, I feel it necessary to provide some background as to why I chose this song as I could have seemingly chosen any other just as easily; however, throughout my troubled years, I found myself frequenting not only this song, but the entire album as well. In my younger years, back when i enjoyed the company of my older siblings on a daily basis before their departure to college, we all struggled in our dealings with our alcoholic, emotionally abusive father. Ironically, the broken bonds shared between my father, my siblings and I initiated the bittersweet genesis of the unbreakable bonds I am so lucky to share with each of my siblings. None, however, compare to the relationship my brother and I kindled out of the ashes of our house’s burnt and broken foundation. Despite his being five years senior, he never failed to offer the loving advice, friendship, and catharsis that only brotherly love can bring to the despondency he saw residing within me. For many years, he was the best and only friend I had. Our understanding of each other’s hardships and our deep friendship manifested itself in our frequent trips taken into the forests that lived behind our house; these journeys most often being embarked upon to escape the drunken terror that was our father. It was on the first of these many adventures that I encountered this song. Whenever there was nothing much to be said, and there frequently wasn’t…

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    Chance Bradley Leister was the kind of person every single member in our family wanted to be. He was every one of my cousins idol as children and even to this day. He was always there for anyone that ever needed someone and he always kept his word. Not a single person could stay mad at Chance. He was just an uplifting person that could make your whole day in a heartbeat. He has memories with so many people it’s unbelievable. Chance and I would stay up night after night just playing with legos…

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    The bell is tolling once again as the congregation makes their way to the church. They take their seats at per usual, and wait for Mr. Hooper to arrive. The people of the church have gotten so used to the Minister’s black veil, that they are not even phased anymore. As Mr. Hooper makes his way into the church, he greets, nods, and repeats as he makes his way down the center aisle. Mr. Hooper notices that the gray haired man who usually sits in the aisle is not present. He is a little confused…

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    It was a cold and snowy day outside when it all began. January 14, 2014; the day that my parents had officially decided to move to Phoenix, Arizona from Detroit, Michigan. This is the day a lot changed in my life. My parents made this decision for a few different reasons. However, the main reason was my eight year old sister, Abigail, who had a terrible case of asthma. Once winter began, she would always start getting sick and occasionally she would even have to spend nights at the hospital.…

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    C.J Butcher Lydia Vigilantism There has always been a debate between pro and con vigilantism and will most likely always be. When the police officers aren 't able to get to the scene in time and someone is in danger what would you chose to do? Even though in some situations self defense is okay, things may get out of hand and worse damage may happen. Self defense in certain situations is the right choice. No matter how many time the cops are able to make it to the scene before anyone gets…

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    Lucy would spend the night with her grandmother twice a month. Mama Provi would read bedtime stories to Lucy and they would cook breakfast in the morning, but when Lucy came down with chicken pox she could not visit her grandmother downstairs. Nevertheless Mama Provi decides to take pot of arroz con pollo(the best rice with chicken) upstairs to Lucy. Mama Provi always took the stairs from the bottom of the complex to the top of the 8th floor, but along the way Mama Provi smelled delicious scents…

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    The exterior design was stunning and beautiful, but we did have mishap. When Lukas and I were walking around a random bloke walked up to me and started hitting on me. I was so scared to say anything and just started sweating. Lukas was right next to me and said, “Sorry to disappoint young man, but she’s taken.” After that he grabbed my hand and showed the man my ring, but that didn’t stop him. The guy insulted Lukas, and told me if I wanted a real man, I should go with him. Lukas picked me up…

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    for the meat is the marinade which include a special blend of salts, herbs and spices. Another Puerto Rican meat choice are pork chops, chuletas, which is prepared in the same way as the roasted chicken. The key of this famous plate is to cook them slowly so they are juicy. Once cooked, they are brown and crispy on the outside. Steak with onions, bistec encebollado, is marinated for a minimum of two hours in a mixture of marinade, garlic and vinegar. After cooking them in the skillet with…

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    Confucianism And Daoism

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    has yet to be any real proof that a person named Laozi even existed in that time period (Lee). According to Jacob Lee he states that Daoism is, “A religious philosophy that emphasizes the Dao (“the Way”), or the unity of all things in the universe that cannot be resisted” (Lee). Basically the believe is that you have a force that is in the universe, that you cannot help but follow or going with what “the force” tells you. The religion of Daoism was the one of two major religions in the Chinese…

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    defines the superior man as one who strives for social harmony by renewing traditional ways of life in order to correct the present. A Confucian gentleman follows the principles of Li. On the other hand, the Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu, shows that a Taoist sage reflects harmony with nature in all aspects of his life. The ideal gentleman focuses more on his inner…

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