Look to Windward

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  • Eye Contact In Public Places Analysis

    “the look which the eyes manifest, no matter what kind of eyes they are, is a pure reference to myself.” – Sartre Naturally, people find eye contact with strangers quite confronting and therefore do anything they can to try and avoid it. In order to avoid eye contact with people in public situations such as being on a bus, people will often look straight ahead at the back of the bus, towards the ground or even out the window. It is interesting to explore the reasons behind why people find eye contact with strangers so confronting. As evident in the quote above, Sartre’s work offers possible answers to this question. This can be seen through analysing a student’s blog post that focused on eye contact in public situations, examining a passage…

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  • Gregor Character Analysis Essay

    The new cleaning lady not being bothered by Gregor is very significant because she is the only one that is not disgusted and is willing to talk to him.His family is disgusted and annoyed by him to the point of not wanting to look at him yet she is not she even stares at him and poke fun at him. The cleaning lady does play a larger role because she the only contrast to every other character reaction and treatment towards Gregor.She brings a different view and judgement towards Groger because…

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  • The Rushelli Massacre: A Short Story

    enough so I kept following it until I got to a door I recognized. Beau’s. I opened the door and the second I did arms flung around me. “You’re alive! She didn’t kill you! I never thought I would see you again!” His words were muffled by my hair that he was currently nuzzling very affectionately. I wanted to relish in the affection, but I knew it was wrong. I knew I had to pull away. So I did. “He’s the one you should be with. Just saying.” A voice said behind me. I spun around and saw Freya…

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  • Appearance Vs. Reality In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

         In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the character of Hamlet has many relationships with all characters. The theme human relationships is very strong in this play. A human relationship is a logical or natural association between two or more people. Hamlet has many of these associations with King Hamlet's Ghost, Gertrude, Claudius, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Many of his relationships are just and unjust according to the character's flaws…

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  • Creative Writing: The Prince And The Blog

    other hand. Dress normally some days, very nicely on others, and then there are those days where you just seem to give up,” Her face turns a very bright shade of red; she gets up very quickly and throws away the rest of her pancakes. There, that should shut her up for a while; I decided against the apple and quickly ate a plate of pancakes as mother went to get Erica so we could leave as soon as I’m finished. The car ride to school was a bit more talkative then usual, usually both me and my…

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  • Creative Writing: The Name Of The Lake Trail

    It is the next morning. Aldrich and Danny woke up early to start their next adventure at sunrise. Both got a big breakfast with scrambled eggs, blueberry pancakes and a glass of milk to get energy for a long day. “Ready to go?”, asks Aldrich his friend. Danny answers, “Yea, it looks like an auspicious day.” They go outside. Aldrich: “Wow, I think we got five more inches snow over night. I hope we gonna find the right trail.” After one hour walking through the snow there is a fork in the road.…

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  • Analysis Of Pacsun's Materialism

    claim? As has been continually expressed throughout history, materialism never brings the true joy that every person seeks. So it is no surprise that this same situation applies to these misguided young consumers. This feeling of lower life satisfaction starts when someone becomes unsatisfied with their current conditions. For the young consumers that shop at Pacsun, it starts when they walk into the store or shop online. They look at the clothes that they think they need in order to be a…

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  • Personal Narrative-City Creek Mall

    The traffic and chilly wind doesn’t look to discourage people from coming out to City Creek Mall. I took a seat near the fountain where everyone seems enthrall to. The millennial music playing in the background, combined with traffic honks booming in consumer’s ears. The wind caressing the trees, whispering melodies in our ears, and the leaves bid farewell to its mother. The sun parted way with the sky early today, leaving only gloomy clouds greeting the city. I sit behind a group of young…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Pepsi

    author specifies that the drink will and I quote “adds sparkle to any get-together”-Look(Pg.8). Among several ads published both in the past until now, the author in which we the reader do not pay attention, has a purpose or a goal of what he wants us the audience or reader to obtain. Normally, the readers observe what is painted and they tend to ignore small details such as gender, ethnicity, and socio-economics.…

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  • Young Girls Body Image Analysis

    Why is it young girls look in the mirror and cringe? Why do young girls even look in the mirror at all? Perhaps it is the need to feel pretty. They dive deep into the mirror looking for “pretty” traits. Small waist. Wide hips. Long, Healthy hair. Flat Stomach. But then again comes the question, why do girls feel that being pretty physically is what matters. Society has taught us that it is on the outside that matters. The hair, the lips the eyes, rather than personality. For some what’s on…

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