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    How Is Artistry Justified

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    unwarranted deaths of more than twelve million souls, women and children among them.” In Las Casas, The Dominican Friar exaggerates the number of people killed to try to appeal to the Princes emotions. This example is also justified because it raises the awareness of a problem that needs action. Lastly, a tertiary example of where artistry is justified is in the book, “A Million Little Pieces” by James Frey. In Frey’s book, an autobiography, he tells on his struggles through his addiction and the long rehab process. Frey later admitted that some of the details in the book were enhanced and exaggerated. James Frey thought that what he said was reasonable and later says in the “Note from the Author” section that “during the process of writing the book, I embellished many details about my past experiences, and altered others in order to serve what I felt was the greater purpose of the book. I sincerely apologize to those readers who have been disappointed by my actions.” Frey appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to explain himself and to stand by what he wrote. The artistry James Frey used is justified because he informed and brought awareness to the drug addiction community in a positive manner. Any way an author can bring positive awareness to a group/issue/etc. is justified because it helps people in positive ways and can change lives. Artistry has also had a history of bringing people together. When artistry brings people together, it is only justified if it is for a…

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    A Million Little Pieces by James Frey is about a man named James with a substance abuse problem. The story is based in Minnesota at a rehabilitation facility where James meets Lilly and Leonard who will become his great friends. A Million Little Pieces is about a man named James and his substance abuse problem and how he recovers. The book starts out with James waking up on a plane not remembering how he got there or where he was going. He soon learned he was on his way to Chicago where his…

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    The novel A Million Little Pieces written by James Frey, emphasises on how blaming others for his own mistakes will not help him approach his problem of being an addict. He must take accountability to his own life to get better. This relates to the book by James taking account that he is responsible for everything he has done and doesn't blame other situations for why he is an addict. The treatment center tells James that he is an addict based of a genetic disease passed down from his…

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    I say high to everyone and then walk back through the Sasquatch sized door and walk down the hall to the living room. As I enter the room I 'm greeted by a sweet citrusy pine smell that makes the setting complete. I sit down facing the tree looking beyond into the black abyss and twinkling lights. I pull out my grandpas fly fishing book like I do every year. I read the cover, “ The Complete Angler” by James Prosek. Every year I can never seem to finish the book but I get closer every year. This…

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    AAARRRRR! My stomach growled so loud it sounded like a gorilla. I had just gotten back from mathematics, and I won the championship. For some reason I felt weird inside almost like I was scared. A random face comes up to me and asks ‘’did you win your math thing James’’. I said ‘’yeah in unusual way. For a second I thought he joking or something. As I walked to the cafeteria I feel very weird inside almost like I have butterflies in my stomach. Out of no were I see a kid fly like super man…

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    That night, I went to bed and my mind was racing. Our plan was set in place. As the clock struck midnight, I quickly snuck out of bed and got dressed. I was so anxious. I wanted to be ready at a moment’s notice. It took less than two minutes to put on a thermal shirt, a sweater, jeans, and heavy wool socks. I laid on my bed, staring at the ceiling, counting down the minutes. At 12:50 on the dot, I heard muffled noises outside my window. I sat up and looked outside. There was James and his…

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    Soccer In America Speech

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    teacher, Mr. James. I say, “Hello, Mr. James! Lucky day! Guess what? It’s me! Francisco!” Mr. James says, “Yes, I see that. Please sit down. It’s time for our very first test. You did do the pre-reading, right?” I say, “I did not do the pre-reading. Or the reading. Or the post reading. I did not do any reading at all because it is summer and that is just wrong.” He says, “Well. Here’s your test. It is fill-in-the-blank. Good luck. Please, sit down.” But I cannot sit down. It is not…

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    Rasta Man’s Cousin And Another Dream One day when I went out to get something to eat, I bumped into Rasta Man’s cousin. She told me that he had been asking about me and she asked if I wanted his number. I told her no. She was like girl, you better go ahead and get that money. I told her again no thanks. She was like I’m gonna tell him you acting funny. I just smiled and walked away. Weeks later after encountering Rasta Man’s cousin, I had a dream. I was awakened out of my…

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    Mrs. French, I hope you are feeling well today. I am sending this report by email as my handwriting is very hard to read. The first block class was very loud. I asked the students to talk quietly with their partners as they worked. Several students would converse loudly to others across the room regarding matters unrelated to the assignment.I began putting a check by the students name when I had to remind them to refrain from talking loud and from talking about issues unrelated to their math…

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    Confidentiality Essay

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    Mr. Wilson and I sit down to start his assessment. I explain what the assessment is for and confidentiality. We first start by obtaining personal information. He gives me his full name, his address, and talks about his wife who passed away. While talking about his wife I asked if he had other family members. Mr. Wilson told me he had a daughter and a pet dog. He told me he used to work as a farmer but know he just enjoys siting with his dog on the porch. I asked if he had any close Nabors…

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