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    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 said that he had recently listened to Beethoven’s music and his favorite song happened to be Für Elise. He explained that he wanted all his kids to have middle names that started with the letter D (because his first name starts with a D). My half-sister Loretta’s middle name is Destiny, my older brother Duran’s middle name is David, and my…

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    The various names in Romeo and Juliet signify many different things that are being portrayed throughout the book. Although names have the very literal meaning of being something somebody is known by, in Romeo and Juliet names also define people and connect them with certain families or things, showing that they mean much more than just something you are known by. Throughout Romeo and Juliet , the main characters both try to distance themselves from their names, while also trying hard to use…

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    to take last names for granted. They’re just always there, no one really questions them. But how did humankind reach this point? What was the original significance behind surnames? This question of importance also branches between The Scarlet Letter and The Great Gatsby, where we see the curious tales of two fascinating fellows, Roger Prynne and James Gatz, who revised their last names, causing scholars to inquire as to whether or not surnames could perhaps have some negative impact on an…

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    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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    wow what a name, but what does it mean and where did it come from? When I was younger, I learned that my first name, Robert, was given to me because my dad’s name is Robert. The name Deon was given to me by my mom, who was a huge fan of the football star Deion Sanders. Because she favored the athlete so much, she decided to name me after him, but her intention was to spell my name exactly like he spelled his name. Not knowing that his name was spelled with an “I”, she wrote my name on the birth…

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    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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    Names In Sula

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    A name is a designation of importance, whether that is positive or negative. When a discovery of new land is made a new name typically goes along with it. When a child is born they receive a name as a symbol of their parents commitment and love. Like a contract, a name seals the connection between the person who gives it and the person or place that is the recipient of it. Names can also be classifications which can elevate a person's status or take that status away. In Toni Morrison's novels…

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    meanwhile, others say it comes from birth and what we already know by looking at our parents. In reality, identity can be defined as who someone is, the name of a person, the qualities, beliefs, etc, that makes a particular person or group different from others. Identity was never such a huge thing for me since I never thought about it, but I knew it was there. Over the years, my identity always kept changing my name. My father was the one who named me. He always…

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    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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    Monologue Of Senpai

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    happened next. You were probably screaming and crying. You don 't know. All you know is that the one you love was brutally murdered and is now dead. Step... Step... That was it. You can 't go any further. Your whole body shook and collapsed. You fell sitting on the floor, crying at the grotesque body of Haruka-senpai. You looked at the one who had murdered him and you trembled with fear. He has now a different smile - not the always sunny smile you see in him; it was a creepy smile. "I 've been…

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