Expectation

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  • Examples Of Low Expectations

    The phrase “low expectations” usually has a negative connotation. This makes sense, because people have associated low expectations with unhappiness and failure. This is not always the case, however; sometimes having low expectations can be viewed as pleasant and helpful, whereas having high expectations can cause disappointment. Even William Shakespeare once said that expectations are the root of heartache. Lowering expectations can positively impact happiness by changing one’s outlook on life, relieving one’s stress from pursuing goals, relieving stress towards school, and reducing anger or disappointment in people. First of all, by practicing having low or no expectations one’s outlook on life can be renewed in a positive way. For example,…

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  • Outline Performance Expectations

    This memorandum is to outline my performance expectations for you. As we discussed in our recent meeting, it’s essential that you demonstrate the ability to meet the expectations as an Office Assistant II. You are a valued employee and your work performance is an essential part of the success of the Division. It is critical that you understand and adhere to my expectations in order to maximize your effectiveness, productivity, and seamless transition of assignments. The following are my…

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  • Expectation And Reality In The Classroom

    As important as effort is being mindful of the differences of expectation and reality is a vital part of completing a task. The managing of these expectations can influence time management, work ethic and general attitude toward a class. Over the first block of this course there has been a significant difference between expectation and reality which has shaped my performance to some extent. As an illustration of this look no further than my first thoughts on the class regarding workload. During…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Grain Of Expectations

    When in the period of my existence, I am being crucified with the expectations others burden me with. Day in and day out more and more people continue to fail at obtaining certain unrealistic expectations leading to a disappointment in any relationship. I have decided to declare my independence because I am sick, sick I say! Sick of the strain upon my back that I can not carry out through the rest of my life: the strain of expectations. I am wishing to gain independence for the sake of my…

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  • Great Expectations

    In Great Expectations, the main character Pip while visiting the graves of his parents and siblings is grabbed by an escaped convict. The convict orders Pip into stealing both food and a file for his shackles from the home of his wicked sister and her husband Joe Gargery, the blacksmith. The escaped convict is soon arrested for fighting with a convict who also had escaped and protects Pip when asked how he got the food and file by claiming he stole it from the Gargery home. One day, Pip is taken…

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  • How Are Children's Inaccurate Expectations Affect Relationships?

    Their customers had created the very calamity they feared would happen. Merton (2016) cites this as one example of how inaccurate expectations (in this case, a self-fulfilling prophecy) created devastating consequences. Expectations can aid or hinder one’s ability to navigate circumstances and relationships. Expectations are…

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  • Expectations And Standards In Margie Piercy's Barbie Doll

    Expectations and standards for women in society are unrealistic and outrageous. These thoughts of what a woman should be like and how they should behave have been around for centuries. Woman are often times looked down upon when they don’t look like how society tells them to and this can cause a number of things to go wrong in their self image and life. Unfortunately these high expectations have had an extremely negative impact on females. In Margie Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” she discusses the…

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  • Great Expectations Metaphors

    Not to people or things” (Albert Einstein). Great Expectations is a story about a young boy named Pip, an orphan who gets adopted by his sister. He wants to become a “gentleman” and wants to reach his expectations, but then he loses his family and his expectations. In the novel Great Expectations, Charles Dickens distinctly talks about how Pip once lost his head over a young girl. Dickens analyzes how people could fall in love at first sight, and generally go with the one who 's not right for…

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  • Foreshadowing In Great Expectations

    Foreshadowing is the warning or indication of a future event in a book. Great Expectations is a classic American novel written by the famous Charles Dickens. Pip, the main character that we watch grow up, meets a convict and is forced to help him by getting him a file and food. This experience with his convict stays with him throughout his life, because it was such a strange and dangerous memory. He also meets an old lady named Miss Havisham who influences many of his decisions, because he…

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  • Bildungsroman In Great Expectations

    A Bildungsroman Book The novel, Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens fits into many genres, one of which is called bildungsroman. A bildungsroman is a German genre which can be described as a coming of age novel where the young main character develops and grows throughout the book. In this story the main character Pip starts out as a young boy and finishes a married man, the bildungsroman genre is used by Dickens to convey the growth, mentally and physically, in not only Pip through his life…

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