My Heart Will Go On

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  • Personal Narrative-The Dress

    This was it! I knew I had found the dress of my dreams. How could this dress be so important to me? Others did not understand at all, but I knew I just had to have it. It was the first dress where I felt comfortable in my own skin. I looked back into the mirror, and I saw the most beautiful red dress that hugged my hips and had just enough beading to make me feel like a princess. I didn’t believe in love at first sight until I saw this dress. My heart was happy because I was going to be the girl in the red dress. When I flipped over the price tag, all of my dreams were crushed. This dress was way out of my parent’s budget. They saw how much my eyes lit up and how much I wanted this dress, but they had their rules set. Devastation came over me. My emotions spilled all over the place. Tears trickled down my face. No one understood how much I wanted this dress. It wasn’t just a dress to me; it showed me that I was beautiful. My heart felt heavy over such a petty thing. Some would even…

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  • Can I Go Forward When My Heart Is Here?

    “Can I go forward when my heart is here?” (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet). I would have been perfectly content to stay at home for the next 180 days. Waiting for the rusty yellow bus to swing around the corner, my brown hair is getting in my blue eyes. The air is crisp and so are the withered leaves I’m standing on. “Bye honey! Have a great day! Go get em’! Love you!”s travel through the air. I remember reading somewhere that the reason you get so paranoid and exaggerate sometimes is because…

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  • How Does Holden Preserve The Innocence Of The Catcher In The Rye

    Salinger includes this critically important element into his story to illustrate why Holden goes on his perilous journey in the first place, and to demonstrate through Holden the importance of the youth maintaining their innocence. Allie Caulfield holds a special place in Holden’s heart, because he is Holden’s dead younger brother, and he feels obligated to protect the innocence of others to pay respect to his brother. In the novel, Holden starts to speak out loud to his brother recollecting…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Symbols

    LITERARY TERMS Word: motif Definition: A recurring image, word, phrase, action, idea, object, or situation used throughout a work, unifying the work by tying the current situation to previous ones, or new ideas to the theme. Quote: “I live in New York, and I was thinking about the lagoon in Central Park, down near Central Park South. I was wondering if it would be frozen over when I got home, and if it was, where did the ducks go? I was wondering where the ducks went when the lagoon got all…

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  • Rot And Ruin By Jonathan Maberry: Character Analysis

    My theme statement for the book Rot and Ruin, by Jonathan Maberry, is sometimes you have to be the change you want to see in the world. Benny realizes that no one else would leave the safety of their guarded town to look for Nix so he takes it in his own hands to go with Tom to save her from Charlie and his group of friends who will evidently put her in…

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  • English Fairy Tale Research Paper

    and share his castle with a wicked girl. The queen refused to let her new precious girl go away. Turning his back to his beloved wife, the king left the fortress. Ela grew into a really kind and generous princess like her mother. She enjoyed taking walks in the village and help the less fortunate. No one thought she was a princess. It was unconceivable for the peasants to imagine their queen with black hair. Dark hair was a symbol of witchcraft and poverty, and the departure of the king left…

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  • Camelot: A Fictional Narrative

    “Sir Percival, Sir Percival, I’m here, I’m here! I have my own sword and everything!” On a stifling summer morning in Camelot, Sir Percival turned and saw a little boy, about age five or six, bounding toward him. The young boy’s shaggy brown hair bounced as he raced forward, and his cheeks were flushed bright pink due to exertion. Only a few paces away from Percival now, the little boy tripped over the too-large sword he carried, and the weapon went sailing into the air. Percival was forced to…

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  • Creative Writing: The Vietnam War

    “Goonies never say die” replies Mikey whilst running quickly. Up ahead is small bridge with water on each side. They quickly run across watchfully, Data turns around to see Mama Fratelli staring at him about to grab him “No data, run!” yells all of the group. Data once again release one of his Gadgets that lubricates the bridge behind him. The Fratelli’s pounces across the stream slipping on their back. The goonies swiftly sprint off into the distance onto more adventures. Brand caresses Andy…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease: Go Red For Women

    Heart Disease Approximately 610,000 American dies from heart disease each year (CDC, 2015). It is the leading cause of death in men and women; as well as for people of most ethnic/racial groups in the United States (CDC, 2015). African American are twice as likely to die early from heart disease, and men have the highest risk of early death with heart disease (CDC, 2015). The term heart disease refers to numerous cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases are diseases of the heart and…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Heart Surgery

    I open my eyes. Beep. Beep. Beep. Legs stiff, head pounding, weak as can be. I look over and ask my mother, “Did everything go ok?” She responds quietly, “Yes sweetie, now get some rest.” As I lay there, I can feel the I.V. in my arm. I look at the bag and watch the little droplets fall into the tube. One. Two. Three. I count each drop hoping time would fly by like the speed of light. I wondered to myself, how many 15 year olds have to go through a surgery such as this? Surgery to the most vital…

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