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    As people grow up in a world full of standards to live up to, they might begin to lose themselves throughout the journey. For example, an individual may adjust their identity to reach the ideal life that every person dreams to aspire. We are never happy with who we are and what we have, we always want more; however, people are dismissing the conception of acceptance. In the book, “American Born Chinese” written by Gene Luen Yang, the American religious experience is accepting yourself. Once a person does this, their true identity is released. We must learn to be true to ourselves and accept where we have come from. This could be difficult for some, given the stereotypes that are constantly being tossed around. For instance, ‘My momma says Chinese people eat dogs” (Yang 31). When people are always categorized differently than others, identity maybe be difficult to find. Throughout this fun, eye-opening piece, Yang reveals a life lesson on finding one’s balance and making wise decisions on the journey of accepting oneself. In this graphic novel, appearance plays a great deal for the…

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    When a person can’t accept their vulnerability then they feel forced to cover up the things that make up their identity which cause them to not be the person they want to be because they think that people will just tear them apart. Everyone has some vulnerability in their life but it's how you handle the vulnerability that determines their true identity and whether they can live a more full life. When a person first is affected by their vulnerability it is hard for them to share it with other…

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    only glide, but scientist say over time evolutionary traits have been passed down to the birds that can fly. The Caihong Juji Had lived in northeastern china, 160 million years ago in the late Jurassic period. Which there were also many dinosaurs that lived in this period. The Caihong Juji had lived in the rainforest. It would glided across tree with it’s feathers and look for food. It was a carnivore (meat eater) that had hunted for small mammals, and reptiles. It would also show off it’s…

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    complementary colours red and green boldly gives the poster a strong sense of contrast. The ruins in the bottom use red colour. ‘While red is the color most associated with love, it also the color most frequently associated with hatred, anger, aggression and war’ (Heller, 2000, p42). The method of combining red and black stands for death and the hell. However, the upper area using green and blue is a symbol of paradise. This exaggerative colour matching connotes that war can turn heaven into…

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    West Indians Journey

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    They moved west because their country land was becoming crowded and her parents didn’t like that. They heard that there was going to be opportunities to expand in the Indian territories, so that’s where they headed. They packed up everything they owned except furniture, because their father could make more once they got to their new home. They sold their cows, and said goodbye to family and set off in a house drawn wagon out to the west. The father directed the horse, the mother sat next to him…

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    celebrities and leaders are able to follow the hero's Journey to get to the point that they are at today. Kanye West is one of those people who went through the trials to reach the success he is at today, but it sure wasn’t an easy journey. Kanye Omari West was born on June 8th, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kanye’s parents got divorced when he was three and he rarely saw his father. Kanye soon moved to China when he was ten, where his mother was visiting a professor. This can relate to the hero's…

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    manifest or obvious. Americans assumed the United States would expand to the Pacific Ocean. Thomas Jefferson was president at the time and he dreamed of expanding the U.S. to the Pacific Ocean. People had many reasons for wanting to move to the west. For example, people had personal economic problems and wanted to start fresh in the west. Also, the abundance of land attracted people for farming or land ownership, which was an important step toward success and good fortune. Growth in…

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    Heroic Characteristics in Candide and The Journey to the West What does it take to be considered a hero? In ancient literature one can become a hero in many different ways. The culture and era in which a literary work is created has a strong effect on the heroic figure. As literature evolved throughout time and cultures, a hero and villain could have similar actions but be portrayed completely different. A literary hero is defined as, “A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose,…

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    In both “Tartuffe” and “Journey to the West”, they both take a surprising turn toward the end. Although both of these texts are written in two totally different dialects, they both are fairly similar to the other. Enlightenment is present in both of these stories. Dorine assumes an essential role and so does Cleante. They are the voice of reason throughout the play. The fact that both of these stories illustrate a hierarchy, and involves religion is a great example of enlightenment.…

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    A Book Review of The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West by Ethan Rarick This book review will examine the historic travels of the Donner Party in The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West by Ethan Rarick. Rarick wrote this book in July 8th, 2009, which provides a current historical and fictional evaluation of the Donner Party’s tragic journey to California. Oxford University Press, a prestigious academic publisher, is the publisher of this book. This book is comprised of 304 pages, which tell…

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