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  • Layout Of The Forum: Community Analysis

    4-Chan, another online forum, said this about the changing online world: “We went from a web that was interest-driven, and then we transitioned into a web where the connections were in-person, real-life friendship relationships.” (Krotoski, “Online identity: is authenticity of anonymity more important?”) In general, some of the use and intention of Discord are synonymous; participants use the application for its intended purpose by discussing online gaming. By using it for this purpose, users addresses the value of fantasy-consumption associated with ideal identity. The use, however, has also extended its purpose. Rather than being fully engulfed in discussion about gaming, most online conversation involves real life. Players spend time together though Discord as well as in the real world, and a large portion of the conversation contains elements and subject matter of real world circumstances. As a result, communication through Discord includes values of operating…

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  • Cloud Lake: A Short Story

    A place one could only get to by flying, and a place very few knew about. It was special to the three of them, and they liked to think that it was their own special place. Cloud Lake was on a floating island, the largest of eleven floating islands, in Distira. The island itself did not have a name, but the lake on it had a name. The Lake was made of water, but it flowed off of the island in a stream that turned into clouds. Thus, Cloud Lake. Some of the animals were crystal, others were…

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  • Most Dangerous Game Narrative

    my bones about what I was about to do. I peeked the back door open to see if anyone was watching, but I knew that no one would be up at this time of night. I grabbed my backpack from the table and quickly ran out the door toward the woods not sure what was lurking in its darkness. I ran through the trees as briskly as I could, nimble on my feet. I knew no one could catch me now, no one knows what I’ve done. I was free to live my own life without rules or procedures to follow. A small grin crept…

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  • Demanding Instant Gratification: My Freshman Year In High School

    I remember my freshman year in college. I completed an assignment and when the paper was returned there was the grade standing in my face...Capitalized, Bold in Red. I made a C. I called my Uncle Sonny and I cried. The funny thing is he was not sympathetic to me what so ever. This guy, my uncle on the other end of the phone, with his baritone voice, aggressively said, "Welcome to the World baby girl... 'Ain 't it Shit. '" I never saw the world of education the same any more after that day. I…

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  • Elastic Heart Analysis

    People often face an internal struggle, “Elastic Heart,” by Sia, speaks of being thrust into a difficult situation unprepared and shares the sad truth of what happens when the struggle becomes too much . Throughout the song, Sia describes a continuous battle against mental illness as well as her resilience and determination to win her fight. The writer’s determination to win her fight becomes more clear as the song progresses. In lines 19-22, Sia sings: And I will stay up through the night…

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  • Personal Narrative: Why Do People Stare

    listening to one of my favorite songs, and I found myself strutting throughout the hallway. Quickly stopping I started laughing at myself, as I slowed my walking down to a slower pace. Finally, I had concluded to smile, yet I was elated inside. The surface of my face was emotionless, as my eyes drifted past my locker outside through the back door. Approaching I could hear a select few talking amongst themselves aloud, however, they seemingly looked towards my direction, as I listened to the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Online Classes Vs Traditional Classes

    In some point in time, there will be students who are going to attend college for the first time in order to get an academic degree, and it can be considered as one of the most important decisions they made in their lives. It is up to the decision of the students whether they should get it by enrolling on a traditional course, or by enrolling in online courses that are available on the Internet. The problem is that no one really knows which of the two options is better; online classes cost less…

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  • What Is Important To You Essay

    While over the past couple of years I have felt more comfortable speaking in front of people, I know this is a skill I really need to be good at not only for my classes but also because I am a political science major and I need to be completely comfortable speaking in front of crowds. This will also be important no matter where I end up in life because I feel that speech is so important not only to my career but just to build good relationships with the people in the world around you. I think…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Listening To My Story

    jerry was gone he ran away from the orphanage just before his mom got out people say it's our fault really our fault that he hit me broke my nose messed up my face for a long time and now my nose is messed up and since i was so little only 6 my nose was completely broken and it won't heal and know it looks like i have a big wart scar thing on my nose AND I HATE IT.but i have to live with it and it's part of me and it's now who i am but i do want to say i wish this never happened but time travel…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey To Leon, Nicaragua

    It was nearly a 100 degrees and all I could think was the cold ocean wind breezing past my face back at home. But I soon realized this was insignificant compared to experience that would soon come. The program had many challenges we had to face. But one of which impacted me the most, was known as “living like a local day”. A couple weeks into the program a group of seventeen people and I were given the challenge to work as a local and sell as much merchandise as we could. The winner, the one who…

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