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  • Cultural Vibrancy Essay

    Culture is the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time based on the Merriam-Webster. There are a lot of examples of culture based on the video clip. Culture is the festivals, events, dinning art scene, stories and customs, history, cool architecture, creative talents, public art, and outdoor places like park, farms and outdoor fountain, they are all part of the culture all of these things create activity and buzz. There are also a positive energy that is…

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  • Shirin Neshat: A Visual Analysis

    Growing up in Poland I spent my youth horseback riding on Arabian horses and eating the sweetest strawberries from family garden. Early on, I was exposed to jazz and theater. The storytelling for adults; it is the oldest oral tradition on passing the universal message face to face. Where the audience deeply experiences their humanity. Some of my deep influences come from theater and Polish movie directors. I have learned how to skillfully read between the lines in post communism yet…

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  • Michaela Cullington's Article: Does Texting Affects Writing Skills

    One of my quirkiest traits―and a consistent topic of laughter amongst my friends―is my ever-present and never-fading habit of texting with perfect grammar. Semicolons, commas, and colons all make an appearance in my texting, a side effect of wanting to be a book editor when I grow up. Some might argue that because I use texting as a form of communication, my writing skills have regressed. Others argue that texting has actually benefitted my formal writing skills. In Michaela Cullington’s article…

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  • Text Messaging Affecting Students

    Texting is a great invention of the modern age, but over the years it has been used in the wrong ways. It is an easily accessible way to communicate with friends and family from anywhere in the world. However, what it has turned into is this “necessity” that teenagers and adults alike are constantly doing or thinking about. If you go into any large public area, you’ll see a lot of people on their phones, most likely texting or on their various social media networks. Even yesterday when I went to…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Texting

    Texting (or should I say txting), has it gone too far? Did you know that the first ever text message was “Merry Christmas” all the way back in 1992? According to Charles Arthur, of The Guardian it’s true. The text message technology has significantly grown over the years and it shows! Since then, cell phone companies have expanded to allow apps, create an entire group conversation via text messages and so much more. From sending one text message, to the modern day, where millions of people…

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  • Social Media Astounding Face-To-Face Communication

    Social media have gained astounding worldwide growth and popularity, which has led to attracting attention from a variety of researchers globally. Moreover, throw out the time; all generations have come to embrace the changes social network has brought about. Furthermore, social networking is a popular form of communicating, TV’s and news around the world. With the benefits of global connections come risks and negative impacts that we should avoid or ignore, such broken down face-to-face…

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  • Baby Talk Language Analysis

    Rationale This editorial addresses the different types of language used across a variety of social relations and contexts through the examples of ‘baby talk’, which is the unique type of language and manner that adults tend to instinctively speak towards infants and young children, as well as how language has developed alongside social media, as a platform for a variety of social situations and contexts. This ranges from professional advertising to to private messaging, all the way to…

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  • Victim Of Cyberbullying

    “81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person” (“DoSomething.Org,” n.d.). With advancements in technology, teens are turning toward evil forces behind their computer screens. Cyberbullying has been a popular form of harassment because it is much easier for people to harass others behind the screen of their technology rather than face to face. Cyberbullying is harassment or mistreatment by an offender who is physically distant. Although…

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  • Characteristics Of Laila In A Thousand Splendid Suns

    In the novel a thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini, the two main female figures of the novel show true heroine characteristics. However, while Laila shows the ability to endure, bypass a conflict of conscience and caring attitude, Mariam ultimately prove that she is the one who really developed deeply heroine characteristics. Through their lives both Mariam and Laila show their ability to endure the suffering and the ability to go on with their lives after enormous amounts of anguish.…

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  • My Digital Practice Analysis

    Meichen Qian Prof. Amrine 17th Feb Prompt#1 My Digital Practice “Happy Valentine’s day”, the buzzing of my phone reminded me of the just-received text. I know it definitely was sent from my boyfriend although he was just sitting on my left. It is an all-too-familiar scene that we just peck away at our smartphone checking our Facebook feeds or texts. As I called his attention, his head slowly lifted and reluctantly kiss me. Then,…

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