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  • My Narrative Essay: My Middle Name

    My Middle Name is a Four Letter Word Your name. It quite literally is the first gift that any parent can give to a child. Parents often spend countless hours debating baby names in order to find a name that they feel represents the path that they want for their child as they enter the world. Because make no mistake, your name begins to shape your story--even from the moment that a baby draws its first breaths. There’s a lot of power in a name. Names can bring forth positive emotions of power, esteem, and elegance. Have you ever met a weak person named Thor? How about a meek individual named Athena? It is not so much that parents choose names to fit their children. Rather, the parents try and raise their children to fit the name that they’ve…

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  • Jennifer Overton God's Middle Name Analysis

    The play “God's Middle Name”, by Jennifer Overton, features a quick-paced series of vignettes that unflinchingly investigate a mother's experiences living with an autistic son, as she comes to understand the condition and shifts from denial to acceptance. It recounts the true story of Jennifer's family over a span of 10 years, moving from confusion to a life-changing diagnosis, through phases of refusal, resentment, sorrow, dealing and, eventually, acceptance. Through rambling scenes and…

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  • Creative Writing: Mystery Is Our Middle Name

    Chapter Nine Mystery is Our Middle Name Sunday, 9:20 a.m. I pumped my pedals hard up Willaston’s narrow pebbled driveway and stopped next to a squad car parked in front of the house. “I already told your pals, and now I’m going to tell you,” said the police officer sitting behind the wheel. “This is no place for kids.” She climbed out and made a dismissive gesture with her baton. “Scram.” “But—” “Now,” she ordered in a tone that warned me it was time to go. “Come on,” I told my associates.…

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  • Descriptive Essay About My Name

    Luke I wasn’t named after anyone special. I wasn’t named after a singer or athlete or actor. I wasn’t named after a family member. Not an aunt nor uncle. My parents liked the name so they gave it to me. It is just an ordinary name. My middle name is different. It was chosen because it is the name of my uncle. He was an athlete and my mom liked his name so it became my middle name. My last name comes from my parents home country. It means yellow in their countries language. I mom had a different…

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  • My Search Essay

    The Story of My Search As I began planning for the name research paper my English teacher gave me, I was not exactly sure what I would get out of it. The topic of the essay didn’t exactly speak to me because I already knew how I got my name and the meanings of it, so I did not know if I would learn something new. But as I began to research the meanings of my names, I realized that there is a lot more to a person’s name. In the first week of our research, we went to the library, and I used…

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  • Why Are Words Worth A Thousand Words?

    When people introduce themselves I subconsciously block out their names. This is quite a problem, especially now, when starting fresh and independent at BYU, am left wanting friends, and am constantly finding myself in the position of meeting countless new people. I do, however, remember conversations, moments, unique personality traits, personal thoughts, as well as connections I made with that person. When it comes to recalling names however, I go stupid. My brain doesn’t remember names or…

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  • Summary Of Don Delillo's White Noise

    because there can be different names for things and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Name

    Most people have interesting and hilarious stories about how they were given their first and/middle names. Regrettably, I am not one of those people. Although I’m sure it would have been impressive to have a riotous tale. My Father did the most of the naming, as I’m told when asked about my name. He claimed that his Aunt did have a somewhat big influence into his choice. His Aunt’s full name is Laura Elizabeth Kennedy and liking the name Elizabeth, he abbreviated it and got Elise. My Father also…

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  • Descriptive Essay About My Name

    Names comes in all shapes and sizes. Just by taking a gander at our names, we can view into a window to the past. Last names are the utmost important part of anyone’s name, since it is past done from generation to generation. The meaning and the way names are spelled changes over time and across the world. Our names, meanings, nicknames, and why we were named what we were, are just a few ways that shape are uniqueness. Originating from the Greek name Alexandros, Alexander signified "shielding…

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  • The Namesake Film Analysis

    after receiving an uncommon name, Gogol, at birth. Despite having such a simple premise, The Namesake shows the significance a name holds in both Indian and foreign, specifically American societies, and the varying impacts it has on both communities. Unlike names in American culture, names in India hold great importance since they are not just a verbal affiliation, but also a description of a person’s…

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