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    she lived her life outwardly as though she was comfortable and filled with happiness however, inwardly she was confused. Like Edna, Sal Paradise, main character of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road felt confused with how his life was turning out. Sal was living a mundane life until Dean Moriarty turned his apathetic emotions into the love for adventure. Dean was a poor con–man who just ran around from one city to the next, wrecking whatever comes in his way and always feels the need to move again once he becomes uninterested. In conclusion, Dean’s life is in a clutter, yet Sal inexplicably seems to envy Dean’s “madness” as he wants to live an adventurous life with Dean; a life filled with animosity, however, in actuality he wants no part of it. Sal consorts with Dean to experience vicariously what he is…

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    both Sal and Dean from a mundane East Coast lifestyle, and a way to forget the mistakes of the past. Similarly in Thompson’s piece, a voyage of revelation fueled by an underlying desire to understand the American Dream offers a chance to escape for Raoul and his attorney using somebody else’s money. Jack Kerouac employs a proper noun in the utterance Here, the West is presented as a symbol of great opportunity and freedom like it had been for the pioneers who settled there from America’s east…

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    In the novel On the Road by Jack Kerouac, we follow Sal as he travels the country bouncing state to state and friend to friend following the crazy wild lifestyle of Dean Moriarty. Throughout the novel Sal and his friends indulge in sex, alcohol and drugs, and are constantly moving around contradicting the idea that in order to be happy you must find a job, a wife, have kids, and live in a nice home. During his journey we witness Sal and his gang of “mad men” counter societal norms by living life…

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    and his friends such as Dean who help uncover a new idea presented with the lack of conformity to culture and society as a whole. Many individuals may think that travel literature is just a genre that has created guide books, nature writing, in reality, the genre of travel literature is significantly important as it reveals to us readers that travel writing is just not a genre it is more of a tradition. One of the tradition, followers could be Jack Kerouac the author of the novel On the Road,…

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    The faculty salaries in china are categorized into two; the base salary which is the amount fixed for each step and a variable amount determined by annual performance review. The base salary is paid by the government regardless of institution or discipline with some regional cost of living adjustments. The performance bonus is paid by the institutions, and is determined by system of work point quantifying faculty activities of the year (González, Liu, & Shu, 2012). The size of the bonus is…

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    Each professor has a different experience but they all show the importance on creating and keeping a global community. Also, all of these professors have more than 10 years of experience in teaching. Therefore, the result of this small study may not be relevant for adjunct professors, community professors, or professors who are just starting this career. Also, in this sample, all of them experienced traveling abroad, thus this results may not apply for professors who did not traveled abroad.…

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    For the biographical interview extra credit assignment I interviewed my friend Steven. Steven is a twenty-year-old junior studying communicative disorders at Cal State University, Fullerton. He was born and raised in Placentia and has lived there all of his life. A proud resident of Placentia, Steven would like to stay at Placentia the rest of his life because of the nice weather, the peaceful environment and because all of his family and extended family live in close proximity to him. Steven…

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    Plagiarism In Academics

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    less of credit than you , it’s not at all fair with the other person. - By ethical point of view, plagiarism is form of lying. Its nothing but marring your teachers trust he/she has put into you. - Sometimes when student preforms plagiarism many times , your instructor/ teacher will get understanding about you as a plagiarist, which can be harmful for your student teacher relationship. It can lead to some deleterious effect on your recommendations which can affect your post college life.…

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    Center, but also in the humanities department in the College of Arts and Sciences. His first meaningful interaction was with a faculty member in the Africana Center. He built a relationship with a Black female faculty member who taught a Black theater class. There were a few other Black faculty members that Langton had in the English department and in the social sciences. One of his professors ran an outreach program in downtown Ithaca, Southside Community Center. His most memorable professor…

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    Growing up can be a difficult task to accomplish. However, growing up with a sibling is even more challenging. This ideology is seen throughout John Steinbeck’s novel, East of Eden ,which has many different scenarios in which two siblings are pinned against each other to repeatedly compete for the love and affection of their parents, and to make a claim about who they are. John Steinbeck’s East of Eden constantly demonstrates the effects that sibling rivalry has on the characters in the story…

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