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  • Narrative Essay On My Apartment

    mind, I remembered just how much misery and pain he had brought me and I found the courage to take the plunge and knock on the door. It only takes him two knocks to answer, but before I can even take a step inside, he stops me. “I just want to warn you, the apartment,” he hesitates, struggling to finish his sentence. “What, Tanner?” I grew impatient. I knew him well enough to have some idea of what he’d done and refusing to say it wouldn’t undo the damage. Relishing in my anger, he gained back some of arrogance to reply, “I did some redecorating. You don’t need this stuff, you don’t deserve it anyway. I’m sure you don’t want any reminders of our life together that you decided to walk away from.” With my fears confirmed, I had a choice to make. I could choose either mourn the loss of my material possessions, or take a moment to detach myself emotionally from everything I owned, and remember that no matter what he did to anything inside that house, the things that matter most in life are the ones nobody can take away. When I finally entered to survey the damage, it was worse than I had imagined. Globs of peach colored paint had been splattered on the walls, some of it forming pictures such as three foot tall phallic symbols and grotesque faces. Still-wet puddles of it on pooled on the ground, smeared by his footsteps, had couch stuffing and shards of glass from the mirror he punched when I ended our relationship. “What even is this?” I ask, pointing to brown drips…

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  • Genes Make A Difference

    “Genes make a difference. Even if we were all raised in the same intellectually stimulating environment, we would have differing aptitudes. But life experiences also matter” This is a quote from the textbook Psychology by David Myers and Nathan Dewall. Intelligence is something complex and difficult to understand where it originates or how much a person can get of it. Our intelligence is based on our ability to learn and capability to understand our surroundings. Many people think how smart we…

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  • Motivation To Make A Difference In The Classroom

    My personal motivation each day is to a better version of myself, to put others opinion into perspective and to make better choices that not only will help me but also help others, as a teacher, I believe this will help me set an example to my students. I want to create an atmosphere where each student feels they can make a difference. My family has always been my support team. I was very lucky to not only have my parents as my guidance, but I also had my sisters. Because of my close net…

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  • How To Make A Difference Essay

    The Chance to Make a Difference. What does a person want to be in their life? People will be asked this question in so many variations and times. Since the time people are adolescence and first thinking of the world as bigger than they are, through the time they are an adult and choose to earn a college degree, there will be many obstacles and choices that are going to be made, in what you will hopefully do with the rest of your life. The career of Social Work has many variables once in the…

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  • Gender Makes A Difference Essay

    Gender Makes A Difference Gender plays a major role in affecting one’s career choices, as we see in the essays “Oh, Come On, Men Aren’t Finished” by Christina Sommers and “When Bright Girls Decide That Math Is a Waste of Time” by Susan Jacoby. In the first essay, Christina Sommers talks about how women are creating their ways to pull ahead in some companies but men are still doing the hard dangerous work. Likewise, in the second essay, Susan Jacoby discusses why girls more likely tend to…

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  • Essay On The Differences Between Red Badge Of Courage And Soldiers Heart

    Similarities and differences of Red Badge of Courage and Soldiers Heart The books Soldiers Heart and Red Badge of Courage are very similar to the concept of war and the torment it takes on the psyche of the mind but the books do share their differences. Being different, it is expected that they should have different features to them, being few, the differences have a major impact on the development of the story. Also, both the novel and the film have the same take on the civil war, which…

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  • Compare And Contrast Of Mice And Men Book And Movie

    Of mice and Men Novel vs. Movie Have you ever watched a movie of a written book? There are many books that have movies to come with them. However, the movies usually has some difference compared to the book, but the concept and the majority are all the same. Of mice and men is one of those books. The novel and the movie have many similar features. At the same times, there are many differences that pop out at you, or are noticeable. The characters of the book and how they feel, act, and do can…

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  • Differences Of Science In Sherlock Holmes And The Hounds Of Baskervilles

    portray the same legends in two different styles. There were four main contrasts and similarities throughout the two. First was how the differences of the H.O.U.N.D. in both, the second was contrast between the car light and candle scene, the third was the difference between the Baskerville mansion and the military testing facility and lastly was the comparison of the two end scenes where they find the H.O.U.N.D. The use of science helped to create each setting which shaped the legends. The…

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  • Compare And Contrast Jamestown And The Plymouth Plantation

    when they were in trouble; and how they felt on the way to the new world; they also had their differences. Some of the differences that these two stories held was their purpose of why they went to the new world in the first place; how they treated each other throughout the whole process. One of the first similarities that both of these stories hold is where the people came from. Both the people of Jamestown and the pilgrims came from England. They all left England for one purpose whether it be…

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  • American Student Observation

    will assist them to stay focused on their education. The model that comes from this observation can help teachers and parents learned how to change their perspective for Indian and American students helping them achieve their goals in the future. Another difference we can see from this observation is the difference between the Indian student and the American student SAT scores are higher or basic. The three models…

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