Eaten Alive

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Iron Prison

    The Iron Prison Feeling as if I didn’t belong, like there were a thousand eyes staring me down, feeling almost inferior to everyone around me. As I look over I count, “one, two, three.” forty five pound plates; compared to my measly ten pounds it’s definitely laughable. I felt like everyone in my proximity was chuckling under their breath. Watching as my face began to light up bright red with immense, embarrassment as my frail arms began to shake under the force of the barbell. I would have laughed too. Entering a new environment like this made me overwhelmed and lost; without my veteran workout partner by my side, I would have been eaten alive. Eaten by the fear of failure. Eaten by the anxiety living inside me. At this time in my life I cared. Not about anything, but everything. I wanted to be impressive, not just to me, but to my peers around me. I was beginning to be consumed from the inside out, fearing how my actions would mold my appearance to others around me. I woke up each morning wanting to impress someone else, not realizing I kept missing the single most important individual. Walking into the gym it became rapidly apparent that everything was so new here…

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  • Creative Writing: Greedy Island

    sound of low voices coming from the entrance of his cave. “Who’s there!” “Ahhhh,” Odysseus told him, “You must be the great Polyphemus.” “We don't like humans here,” Polyphemus scolded, “I stomp on humans when I see them.” “But why,” Odysseus responded a little nervous this time, “look how far we have come and shouldn’t we get a gift for comi . . .” “WHAT! YOU THINK I'M GOING TO GIVE YOU A GIFT! WHO ARE YOU!” Polyphemus took two of the nearest humans and stomp on them to there death at that…

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  • Isolation In John Valliant´s The Jaguar's Children

    Isolation is a powerful force. To be separated from humanity can disorient and debilitate oneself, unless they have hope. In John Valliant’s literary work The Jaguar’s Children, the protagonist, Hector, significantly grows, as he becomes an optimistic individual in order to survive, a more selfless person by taking care of Cesar and becomes a faithful believer in God. The isolation he faces changes his moral beliefs and attitude, ultimately giving him the willpower and hope to stay alive long…

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  • The Yosemani National Park: A Short Story

    “We can 't go on anymore!!!” My best friend Tim is lying on the floor unconscious while losing an excessive amount of blood. In the process of fighting the otters off, my foot was tragically mauled. As I tried to stay awake, I can dimly hear the otters scratching on the doors and walls of the cabin. That was the last thing I heard until I went into an oblivion. After what seemed to be hours, I started to gain conscious again and realized the scratching was gone. Now was the time to find a…

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  • 1970s Pop Culture: The 1970s Popular Culture

    Alyssa Potts Period 4 22 March 2017 1970s Popular Culture/Music The 1970s pop culture is a blend of both the 1960s and an individual movement impacted by the Vietnam War. It was a pivotal time in history as fashion, cars, movies, TV shows, music, sports, and disco dancing all shaped the coming decades. There was a tremendous amount of growth in the economy in the 1970s with inflation being so high. The 1970s brought the end of the Vietnam War, colorful disco fashion, and a television in every…

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  • Personal Speech: This Is My Most Hidden Secret

    This is My Most Hidden Secret Good Morning Mom Standards! Tommie Nichole here! I said I’m gonna cry, but I’m gonna promise you complete transparency and truth. I will share to you all mt most hidden secret. It is now 2016, and these all started a few years ago when I got my wakeup call and I realized that I have to turn my life around or I was headed for complete disaster and destruction. Sadly, it has taken me 6 years really, honestly, and I’m not gonna say I’m finished. I have to work every…

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  • Informative Essay On Christmas Eve And The Wonder Kids

    Today is Christmas Eve and the Wonder Kids are tidying up. The queens were caring for their pups and the minions were sleeping peacefully, for once. The princesses, Paige and Colleen were making treats and pies while the cooks, Emily and Crystal were making tomorrow night’s feast. Even the puppies, Marshall, Michele, and Maddie were helping, to the best of their abilities. They were jumping up and hanging the ornaments on the tree. Queen Chaplin was watching from her command chair while she was…

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  • Basketball-Personal Narrative

    The squeaking of shoes on the newly cleaned, glossy court floorboards. My heart pounding in my chest ready to burst out at any moment, what looked like hundreds of people; actually only a few, but the fact that I've never done this before had me trembling in my knees. My palms started sweating, and my breathing began to shallow. I have to prove them wrong, but could I? I won’t let them tell me these negative things anymore, not anymore anyways. Before I had the chance to back out; the amplified…

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  • Odysseus: A Strong Leader

    seductive. Odysseus was a strong leader and did everything he could to help his crew because he saved the people from getting murdered and eaten by the Cyclops. Odysseus was a clever leader for saving many of the other cyclops from being eaten. For instance, when Odysseus came upon the Cyclops, the Cyclops saw him and asked what his name was. Odysseus replied by saying his name was Nobody. The people of Ithaca call him Nobody. Odysseus saw that the Cyclops was murdering and eating the other…

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  • Informative Essay: The Value Of Chocolate

    If someone were to walk up to you and ask you what the greatest food on Earth was-- what would you say? Chocolate? Yeah, me too. Now you’re probably thinking, “there is no way eating tons of chocolate can be good for you in any way,” but reading this paper may surprise you. Chocolate should be eaten more often because it is not only extremely delicious and rewarding, but it also has been proven to be good for your health. One of the main reasons chocolate should be eaten on a daily basis is…

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