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  • My Siblings-Personal Narrative

    asking my parents for a baby brother or sister. They refused to reason with me, so I took matters into my own hands. The upcoming Christmas I asked Santa Claus to bring me a younger sibling and he carefully considered my request. On Christmas day I was very disappointed when there was no bassinet with a baby under the Christmas tree. But little did I know Santa had in fact delivered my gift. At the beginning of February, I caught my parents whispering in the kitchen. I heard…

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  • Appalachi A Sub-Cultural Analysis

    Throughout this course we’ve examined Appalachia as a separate and distinct region within the United States. The question of whether it’s a subculture or a colony is rather muddy at best. The Oxford Dictionary defines subculture as: “A cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture”. While this is true of Appalachia to some degree, the problem lies within its geographical area and the large number of subcultures that live in…

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  • Colorado Gold Rush Analysis

    Ones the miners start to move up to the mountains into Golden, Blackhawk and Central City those are were the place where the miners would be more successful on finding more gold. The author’s state: As many 25,000 entered the mountains between April and October by ear-ly about 10,000 remained in Colorado by early August 2,000 in Denver a few hundred in Golden, and most of the remainder engaged in the moun-tain placer operations or ever deepening lode mines. As late as September more than 2,000…

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  • Personal Narrative-Dependent On Christmas

    was 8:30pm. I knew in about an hour I would be calling mission complete. On time and ahead of Christmas eve. I was feeling very proud as I moved my desk parallel to the wall and covering with a crumpled sheet. On the sheet, I developed a scene with Santa dashing towards an old farm house in a field of snow. In the background, I put a plastic train that was glued to a 24” track. These were oddity things I pick-up over the years. They were battery operated with motion detectors. Any motion in the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Switching Places With Santa Claus On Christmas

    with somebody for a day, I’d switch places with Santa Claus on Christmas day. Why, you ask? The answer is simple. To ruin Christmas for all the little girls and boys. As Santa Claus, I would fill their presents with their past pet animal’s rotting corpses. They would smell the stench of rotting flesh, unable to figure what it’s coming from, but when it’s time to open presents they’ll let out a blood curdling scream. Oh, how I’ll laugh my jolly Santa Claus laugh, my belly bouncing up and down.…

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  • Della And Jim's Love For Christmas

    LOVE SACRIFICES, basically what the whole story is about love between Della and Jim and to see how far will they go for each other and neither of them has enough money for a Christmas present, will Della and Jim get enough money for a Christmas present or will they enjoy Christmas with no presents? Christmas eve with only a short amount of time left until Christmas plus there poor so it’s about to be hard to find a least a good/decent Christmas present for each other which brings me to a…

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  • Cultural Differences In Holiday Traditions

    Some of the lines say “So hang your stockings and say your prayers,” and “So let 's give thanks to the Lord above 'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.” This shows a combination of the two, secular and Christian elements, which would not seem to belong together. “He 's got a bag that 's filled with toys for boys and girls again”, this is obviously part of today’s legend, but it…

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  • Personal Narrative: Santa On His Way Home

    Santa on his way home As the 23th of december 2015 became 24th, santa’s old clock rang as he rose from his warm bed prepared for days of hard work. Together with his reindeers he flew around the world handing out every present in his big brown christmas sack. Eventually there was only one present left and it was addressed to the famous scientist Berry who was studying penguins on the south pole. Santa had never been that far south before but decided that it wasn't going to stop him. When he…

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  • My Experience Of A Family Christmas In Dewitt

    Every year on Christmas Eve the whole family woke up at 9 in the morning. We would all get ready for a family Christmas in DeWitt, Iowa at my aunt’s and uncle’s. Christmas was the only time the whole family got together. My family never had any family reunions or family Thanksgivings. So going to Christmas in Dewitt would let me see all my family members that rarely came by. The day started out with my mother in the kitchen. Every year my mother made the best vegetable pizza that she took…

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  • Challenges In Eudora Welty's A Worn Path

    A Worn Path During our life we face many challenges. We have the ability to either choose to face them or run from them. Some challenges can be more difficult than others, for we are alone to face them. We encounter many crossroads during our journeys where we have to choose which path we take in life. Sometimes we open a door just to see that on the other side there is another closed door. Even though sometimes we are defeated by challenges they make us stronger and give us the ability to keep…

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