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  • Analysis Of Where We Stand: Class Matters By Bell Hooks

    us together by our similarities and allows us to understand each other’s differences. Making a connection with the reader is essential for an author, no matter the genre. Without a connection,nothing said by the author will matter to the reader. For the reader, making this connection happens in multiple ways, whether it be identifying with the author as a person, having shared experiences, or simply liking their writing style. When we first read Where We Stand: Class Matters by Bell Hooks, I felt this same immediate connection. I was drawn to Bell Hooks by her writing style, the feminine narrative she told, and our points of view on money and class. Through this connection with Bell Hooks, I hope to discover more about my own dispositions and the impact that connections have on me and other readers. What first drew me to Bell Hooks was the fact she is a female author. I have a great respect for women writers, especially those who grew up with a male dominated work force. In the time that Bell Hooks grew up in, being an educated woman was seen as a bad thing. She recalled that, “Daddy believed a woman with too much education would never…

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  • Sandy Hook Shooting Theory

    got them dressed and packed them into the mini-van to go to school. Once, they got to school they stated their day like any other. Meet their friends in the halls and walked to class. Neither the parents nor, teachers, nor kids believed that today would be unlike any other. As those kids said goodbye to their parents none of them thought it would be the last time they would ever see them. Maybe because it wasn 't. Sandy Hook was named one of the deadliest mass shootings that have taken place…

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  • Tim Hortons: A Narrative Fiction

    one of the first days of our summer vacation. We turned into the big black parking lot, crowded with cars. The sun was shining and the water was calm. There were a few cotton ball clouds in the sky and it was a perfect day. We pulled our fishing poles off the back of the back of our bikes and set them up with bait and hooks. We were ready to catch some fish. We cast our hooks into the clear, blue, sparkling water and waited for a bite.…

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  • Walt Disney Informative Speech

    Many people grew up with magic. I'm not referring to Harry Potter magic or magician's magic, you know the whole pulling a bunny out of a hat trick. Many people grew up with magic- Disney magic. Disney was a huge part of many peoples' childhood. You had a favorite character, a favorite Disney princess, and a favorite movie. Your bedspread, blankets, pillows, bedroom furniture, and clothes further solidified your love for all things Disney. Let's face it, everything you owned was Disney. Disney…

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  • The Importance Of Childhood Memory

    always brought joy to the parents. Today I was shocked to figure out Captain Hook is actually a really nice guy he even gave me a pair of real ruby diamonds. One of the best parts of this trip is eating these cinnamon rolled sticks called churros. They would penetrate your nose and you could instantly taste the warm goodness of them. This aroma floated you in like in the movies and instantly you would find hunger in your stomach no matter how much you had eaten during the day. Of course, the…

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  • Identity In J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    was intrigued with the mermaids and fairies, everything around her was a new adventure to delve into. Due to her new interest in adventuring she had become more daring especially when it came time to face Hook and his crew. “‘And then he flew us all away to Neverland and the fairies and the pirates and the redskins and the mermaids’ lagoon and the home under the ground and the little house’” (164; Ch. 17). Being located in Neverland, Wendy had changed to where she became bolder and heroic.…

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  • Peter Pan Goes To College Analysis

    He argues that today’s college students are able to put off becoming an “adult” because their parents are financially stable enough to support them through years of college. Harden argues that students not having to worry about finding a job or finding a life partner has more time for leisurely activities, which has brought in a “hook up” culture. Harden continues by discussing what the hookup culture is, why it is happening, and how it affects Millennials and Generation Z. Harden discusses the…

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  • Peter Pan Comparison

    There have been movies made about this book. The first movie is from 1953, which was an animated film. This movie captured the hearts of many. However, this movie left out some important things from the original book. There was a remake of this movie, using real people, in 2003. This remake is spectacular because of its trueness to the original book, how real the actors make the characters, and the amount of special effects. The author of the book, Peter Pan, is J. M. Barrie. The first story…

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  • Wendy In Neverland

    tells her: “Wendy, it’s only make believe, isn’t it? That you and I are…” (Hogan). And the happy thoughts leave Wendy, and the two float back down to earth, down to the reality that Wendy is not ever going to belong in Neverland. The conversation that follows also enforces this that Peter resists and ignores all feelings, and the implication of feelings forces him to react, and seize control. The following dialogue takes place after their dance, when Wendy asks, “Peter, what are your real…

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  • Family History: A Brief Story Of A Tragedy

    Newton, Connecticut evil won. Twenty children were fatally shot all between the ages of six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Prior to the shooting Adam Lanza, the shooter, shot and killed his mother in their own home. One can ask themselves countless times, what kind of person would do such a thing but then you realize no matter what you will never find an answer. Grief arises when you realize how many lives were affected by this tragedy…

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