Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

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  • Personal Narrative: Lessons Learned In My Family

    As a child, having rules to follow wasn’t unheard of with my family. There was always a way to behavior with friends/family, at school, at home and out in the street. Often I found myself getting into trouble because I didn 't listen and also the fact that I always found some kind of way to slipping out of having to doing something that I knew I was supposed to do. But out of all the people in my family my mom was the strictest. When expectations set high, not meaning them meant my siblings and I typical had a week long cleaning punishments along with handing over all toys, games, and light up sneakers; about three times a week this happened to me. As a kid I was told, warned and screamed at, to listen and do what was expected of myself, something that I still learning as an adult. Nonetheless, it’s difficult at times, remembering those moments when the people that I love and I admire gifted me really good life lessons and warnings about things that I shouldn’t do that would set back my future goals. My family forced wisdom, patience and valuable lessons in life onto my life. By they providing me with these important things that I needed to know, I 'm stronger, better equipped and more understanding to things I encounter in my life. Having family that’s full of wisdom and of kind nature has been the biggest gift that they could have ever given to me; my mother, father and Aunt Michelle were the main people in my life proving me with an essential guidance before it was even…

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  • Symbolism In Interpreter Of Maladies By Jhumpa Lahiri

    In the short story, interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri incorporates symbols to help the reader better understand the relationships that are shown. The symbols vary from objects to actions. Often times these symbols can be overlooked and rendered meaningless, but with intent examination they can help us better understand the story and the relationships that are portrayed. Interpreter of Maladies is a story centered around a family and their tour guide. This family includes a Mrs. Das, Mr.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Overcoming My Bubble Break

    When you feel your bubble break, you feel a sense of trying to overcome this obstacle. When you feel your heart torn apart, you have the need to stitch it back together. When you feel the walls have been leveled and what’s left is the rubble, you in desperation cling to your last hope. I felt the reverberations shaking the foundation I had. Weeping as the foundation shook and shook, I felt at moment tranquil. Suddenly, after overcoming an obstacle barely, I felt my whole world losing it’s…

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  • Sequence: A Learning Pattern In Today's World

    Sequence is a learning pattern in today 's world and I am one point shot of using it as needed. I do avoid this though, mainly because I hate schedules and for the most part, it 's because it mentally exhausts me to have an organized life. Who has that? I can 't live by a calendar. On the other hand, I do use post-it sticky notes through out the day at home and at work because I am very forgetful. If I didn 't use them, I will be in so much trouble not completing tasks or projects at my work;…

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  • Online Learning Is Better Than The Classroom

    In the classroom, you have many things that can help you faster. Such as an instructor/ teacher, other students, and also you can learn from others with the help and different ways of doing and thinking things. Online however, is better to me because you have to force yourself to read, do homework, and make sure you have the right management. Where in school you may not have to work as hard because there are others around and some people like myself can get easily distracted. At home on the…

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  • Personal Speech Assignment Analysis

    Compared to the personal speech assignment, I felt the informative speech, in general, is a more challenging assignment. Since it basically combines a research paper and a speech, it was very time-consuming to finish all the requirement, especially it was in the midterm period. But after all, I found a way to balance the time to finish this assignment and gave a effective speech to the class. And I found myself gradually gain experience and confidence in the speech class. Based on the previous…

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  • Vanity 6 Analysis

    the choreography and arranging their instrumentals. The general let no detail fall outside his grasp, and he demanded every ounce of excellence that his subjects could muster. At times, his firm grip got painful. On the road, the Time served as Prince’s warm-up act, but when their hilariously entertaining show threatened to eclipse the boss’ own messianic spectacle, the little demagogue sometimes booted them from the billing. Strings of tension began to wind tighter. It didn’t take long for…

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