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  • Unhealthy Lifestyles In The Outsiders

    How would being alone change you? With no parents and just no adults in general, how would that affect you? In The Outsiders, having no adults there to be responsible results in an unhealthy lifestyle for Greasers and Socs alike. With no adults around, the Socs lead very unhealthy lifestyles. One example of their unhealthy lifestyles is while they are drinking. Cherry picks up on these unhealthy choices when she states: “A little? You call reeling and passing out in the car a little?” But there are more, less obvious reasons of why the Socs are unhealthy. Pony explained this reason to Cherry by saying “Socs were always behind a wall of aloofness, careful not let their real selves show through.” But why would this be an example of an unhealthy…

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  • Interculturalism And The American Dream

    but with today’s progressive society, stories such as McFarland, USA’s need to be told to help the public also understand intercultural factors in an entertaining way. Like a critic from Rolling Stone magazine notes, “McFarland, USA gives us a vital sense of ‘hardscrabble’ lives and dreams of glory differed” (Travers, 2015) in more ways than one. In the film, during White’s move from suburban, white, middle class Idaho to rural, poverty stricken California where most residents are poor Latinos,…

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  • Causes Of Fear Essay

    Fear is the one emotion that can take something so good and poison it. As humans, we are afraid of anything that is unknown to us. When we have the choice between the tunnel that has a light in it and the tunnel that’s completely dark, we choose the one with the light. Fear can be defined by an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is going to hurt us in some way. However, to me, fear is a lifestyle, an addiction, and an excuse. To be fearful is a way of…

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  • Christopher Columbus Accounts His First Encounters With Native Americans

    While each of the European nationalities had different viewpoints of the Indians, they shared common points of view on them as well. Each article, written at different time periods, focuses on different aspects of the Indians way of life. In the first article, “Christopher Columbus Recounts His First Encounter with Native People ,1493," he seemed to be quite intrigued by the Indians and their land. He notes how beautiful the mountains and fields are and how superb the land is for planting and…

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  • Everyday Use Thesis Statement

    lives seen in their lifestyles, personalities, values, goals, and even uses of everyday heirlooms. I. Lifestyles, background A. Mrs. Johnson, dynamic, protagonist character 1. Background, education, religion, status 2. Lifestyle, status and style, activities, relationships, house and food B. Dee, flat, antagonist character 1. Old lifestyle, background, changes that occurred before the story to “make it” 2. New lifestyle, activities, religion, relationship, house and food C. Maggie, flat…

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  • Morality In Elie Wiesel's The Outsider

    Saber, is often perceived as being immature and impulsive while having no direction in his life and no motivation to make any changes. It could be apparent that Saber’s spoiled childhood did not properly teach him how to move forward into his life and strive for an ultimate goal; thus, only showing him the satisfaction of fulfilling superficial desires with little effort. However, these views are still opinionated, regardless of the fact that we make speculations based off of the universal…

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  • Barn Burning Sarty

    She analyzes both psychological and conduct of different lifestyles as a way of understanding Sarty's incompatibility with his father. Abner chooses “The Paranoid way of life” (496) who is egocentric, close-minded, and a law breaker while Sartoris chooses “The Apollonian way of life” (496) who follows rules, the common good, and the path of righteousness. Conversely, Sarty pleases his father by concealing his actions and following in his father’s footsteps, not because he embraces his actions…

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  • Juxtaposition Of Boss And Zorba

    a balanced lifestyle will allow one to achieve the most worthwhile existence. Nikos Kazantzakis’ Zorba the Greek dramatizes the significance of balance between the Apollonian and Dionysian dichotomy, through the characterization of the contrasting protagonists, Boss and Zorba. Kazantzakis typifies the differences amid the philosophical ideologies through the comparison Boss and Zorba’s beliefs. Moreover, he represents Boss by his willingness to try to improve oneself and live more like Zorba.…

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  • Elders Traditions

    Aboriginals and non-aboriginal included. As talked about previously, we cannot uphold our level of western lifestyle forever, we eventually have to have a much less materialistic lifestyle, and who better to show us than the people who were settled on this land before us? Indigenous people have lived off the land, and have the tools to show us, especially the Elders. I think it is best explained by this quote “…by Elders now coming to grips with an ever-increasing flow of Natives and non-Natives…

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  • Materialism In Society

    Admit it… We have all wanted to be like Madonna, as a material girl, living in a material world; seduced only by a lifestyle flushed with the riches of the world. This iconic song’s provocative lyrics, let alone the magnetic music video attracted many to be invited into the life of a materialistic girl; who wanted nothing more than to sit in the lap of luxury, knee deep in all the material treasures that only a wealthy boy could offer her, all the while disregarding all attempts of romance and…

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