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  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Bilingual Community

    Being bilingual has not always been so effortless for me. I was born in a refugee camp and can speak from experience. Before I was born, there was a civil war broke out in Somalia; my parents home country, we fled to a refugee camp situated in Dadaab, Kenya. Once safe, the struggle with nature began. Four kids out of eight survived past the age of three. I was the third to survive, breaking the cycle. Shortages in food led to malnutrition and we found ourselves eating spoiled food to survive. Shortages in medical supplies led my entire family to suffer from diseases like malaria. Then we were in a second camp: this time in Kakuma. Although living on the brink of poverty, the refugee camps became home to me. In Kakuma the refugee kids and I went to school where we learned songs with some English words about America, songs which my sisters and I still sing: I lived a carefree life in Kakuma. Life in the camps was all I knew for the first five years of my life. At the age of five my family finally immigrated to the United States in 2005 after many trials of health examinations. The America they showed us in Africa was nothing like the America we experienced. Out of nowhere, my family was expected to know and understand the English language. My sisters and I found a love for Barney and Friends. I began to recognize the words from Barney’s “I love you” and began saying “I love you” to my mom instead of “waan ku jecelahay” or “ani ki jecelah”. It 's the same phrase with the same…

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  • American Film Culture Analysis

    sweepstakes. We find an ever-increasing share of Hollywood movie production devoted to fantasy, and, as is so often the case in semiotic analysis, such a shift, or difference, points to cultural significance. Filmmakers have been providing Americans with entertainments that have both reflected and shaped their desires for over a century. There are three aspects of films widely the culture industry, interpreting the signs of American Film, and Movies as metaphors. Long before the advent of TV,…

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  • Descriptive Essay About Volleyball Game

    Volleyball games are a time with excitement and intensity for all ages. From digging, and sets to serving and kills, this sport has mastered the art of entertainment for all. Volleyball is one of my favorite sports. Though I don’t get to play it all year round, the memories of the events will forever stay. During these events many things do occur, like friendship, trust, and believing in yourself that you can do more. This has encouraged me to portray opportunities and do more actives.…

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  • David Sedaris Us And Them Analysis

    do not even enjoy socializing with each other. By describing his personal experience, the author is pointing out something that should be considered ridiculous, but a lot of times, is viewed as normal. The fact that the mere absence of TV in the Tomkeys family made the author pity them, says a lot about the way the author’s family interacts with each other and people around them. The Tomkeys family clearly enjoys being together and doing things as a family, while the members of the author’s…

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  • Cypress College Welcome Speech Sample

    Downing and Trevor Hoffman. Brian Downing played baseball for 19 years from 1973 until 1992; moreover, he is a hitter, a left fielder, and a catcher. He received the all-star award in 1979 when he played for the California Angels. Trevor Hoffman played baseball for 17 years as a pitcher from 1993 until 2010. His last MLB was with the Milwaukee Brewers. We will also invite Kirsten Vangsness from the entertainment industry. She is currently on the CBS drama, “Criminal Minds” as an FBI Technical…

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  • Analysis Of The Stanley Parable

    Throughout modern history, there have been a plethora of mediums to keep the public engaged and entertained in the world around them. Specifically, video games have provided a strong source of contentment to the public. These games come in various genres, from action, horror, and fantasy. One game that is truly unlike any other is none other than The Stanley Parable. This first-person exploration game challenges our psychologically embedded morals, forcing us to go against the wishes of the…

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  • The Stickup Kids

    What to Do to Not Do It: A Smarter and More-Fun Way of Persuading Kids to Not Do Drug-Related Activity Everyone has seen it. It’s everywhere. It’s being taken, put into someone’s mouth, and affecting one’s mental health in someway. And before they notice what they’re doing is wrong, it’s already too late. The damage has been done, and now they live in a whole different world than what the average human experiences where they’re prone to do wrong, do crimes, or to get themselves or another…

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  • Movie Analysis: Toy Story

    Stories remain as a vital part to society and culture since ancient times. They can be told in many languages and in many forms. In present time, people are drawn more toward visual entertainment, through mediums such as television or video games. It follows a story through the plot of the show or the developing adventures of video game characters. However, stories are generally expressed literarily through text. Throughout one’s life, it becomes inevitable to run into a classic short story or…

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  • Ingrid Goes West Analysis

    For starters, living in an age where a person can be dubbed a YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, or Vine star is a reflection of a culture where we are increasingly digesting entertainment in smaller chunks, faster than ever before. Though the script focuses on Ingrid and her deranged and troubling behavior, the movie does pose the question of just how much posting and sharing with one another is enough. Or is there simply no line we can ever cross? Can we ever go back? What Plaza does here is…

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  • Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

    INTRO: Hook: Alison Bechdel may not be widely recognized… introduce the uniqueness.. Thesis: 1: Argue for or against effectiveness of this book: regarding purpose. The work is a black and white representation of her coming to a realization of her own homosexuality and a complex relationship with her father. However, Bechdel offers a graphic narrative… 2: presentation Comic can be used as an adjective which has the meaning of “funny,” or as pertaining to comedians, which can cause confusion and…

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