Mama and papa

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  • Personal Narrative: New Country, New Life

    wounds. My mama always had to go their house because her other sisters lived far away and her brother was in America.My papa was okay with it, but my father’s sisters always were so uncaring and negative towards my mother. I was not really close to my father’s side of the family, but now that we are far away from them, they do miss us, especially my dadaboo, my father’s dad. We used to live with my father’s side of the family at Model Town, Lahore, before we moved to America. My papa has three…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Merciles Mongrel

    lift myself up from my bed, I quickly remember that today is the day Papa leaves for his yearly hunting trip. Leaping to my feet, I dash to make sure he hasn't left yet. I slowly come to a stop when I see him fast asleep on the floor with an empty bottle of liquor placed in his hand. Papa hasn't been the same since his last hunting trip, when my mother was attacked by what the villagers call, The Mongrel, The Merciless Mongrel. Papa won't say it to me but I fear that he blames himself for her…

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  • Overcoming Adversity In Purple Hibiscus

    “You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.” - Michelle Obama. The quote connects to the novel Purple Hibiscus by the main character, Kambili, who uses adversity to elicit talents. In the novel Purple Hibiscus, Chimimanda Ngozie Adichie writes about a young girl named Kambili who lives with a religious and strict family and starts to find herself by visiting her…

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  • Personal Narrative: Chikashshanompa

    visit Great Papa and Great Mama, my great-grandparents. While my memories of the majority of the trips are foggy from my young age, I still have one distinct and clear memory of one of these visits. While sitting on Great Papa’s lap, I was playing with an aged wooden airplane painted red with “NR1313” in white on the wing. He was speaking in Chikashshanompa’, and while I couldn't understand the meaning of the sounds I was hearing, I still felt the comfort and security they gave me. Great Papa…

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  • Cultural Conflicts In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

    he believes in. However less desirable characters like Papa from “Farwell to Manzanar” cracked under the pressure of the cultural conflicts. The Younger family was a very un-wealthy family who lived in a very small apartment on the South side of Chicago. They lived off one $10,000 check a month they had earned from their father. Walter…

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  • Fruit And Vegetables Chapter Summary

    friendly, and healthy recipes. Kids and parents would have a great time making these meals together. 5. “The Berenstain bears :Too much junk food” by Stan and Jan Berenstain. When Mama bear notices her cubs and Papa bear getting a little chubby because they are eating way to much junk food. With the help of Dr. Grizzly, Mama bear tells her family about the importance of eating health, and why eating helps is so importance for a growing body. This is great way to show kids why it is so…

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  • The Snow Of Stalingrad By Hans Hubermann Analysis

    him she loved him and kissed Rudy on his lips. When she found her Mama [Rosa] and Papa’s [Hans] bodies, she walked towards them, she grabbed Mama’s hand and reminded her when Liesel arrived at the front gate of mama’s house, Liesel remembered when she first time came to Rosa’s house and people started gathering to see what was happening. Rosa told the people to go away so Liesel was comfortable coming in the house. And for Papa, Liesel laid his accordion down on his body, and said, Hans loved…

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  • West Englewood Narrative

    exactly 11:59 pm, my mother died immediately after my birth. I was named after the notorious ‘ Baby Face Nelson’- Papa said, “even though Nelson was part of “the Crackers”, he had done enough crime to be considered part of us, the “Niggers”. After Mama died, there were only three of us left: me, Daniel and Papa. Papa was the wingman to the infamous “ Kevin “, whatever Kevin said Papa was known to do. Together they controlled the gang, “ Black P Stoners”. There were almost 40…

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  • Billy Loman Character Analysis

    the Ozarks, has an unyielding desire to have two hunting hounds of his own. He repeatedly asks his parents for the dogs, but considering their financial situation, they have to tell Billy no. Hunting hounds are too expensive and Papa has a farm to take care of, as well as Mama, Billy, and Billy's three sisters. One day while out in the woods, Billy finds a fisherman's catalogue. In the back of the magazine is an advertisement for redbone hunting hounds. Billy is determined to have the dogs. He…

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  • Change With Aunty Ifeoma

    color of the hibiscuses that Chimamanda Adichie describes to us. The first example we get of this is soon after her, Jaja, and their cousins attended the Aro festival with Aunty Ifeoma. They had just finished watching what Papa had called a “heathen festival” and had taken Papa-Nnukwu home for the evening. Later that night we find out that Kambili “dreamed that [she] was laughing, but it did not sound like [her] laughter, [she] was not sure what [her] laughter sounded like. It was… like Aunty…

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