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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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  • Summary: The Adirondack Forest Preservation Act

    Prior to the 19th century, the idea of ‘wilderness’ was associated with desolation and an incredible fear of the unknown. This can mostly be attributed to early Christianity; in the Bible all things ‘wild’ were of hellish nature and meant only unpredictable darkness. It wasn’t until the beginning of the American romantic movement that this perception began to shift in the wake of great minds such as Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Fenimore Cooper, Thomas Cole, and many other…

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  • The Similarities Between Kris Kringle And Santa Claus

    The name Kris Kringle and Santa Claus are often interchanged during the Christmas season. Are they the same, is Kris Kringle the real Santa? Let’s take a trip back in time to answer not only this question but others like, how the reindeer fly? Why does Santa wear a red suit, and why does it look as we see it today? And, how can Santa carry a bag of hundreds of toys over his shoulder? Why does he live at the North Pole where it is always cold and dark for almost half the year, and how do they…

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  • Christmas In China Research Paper

    Christmas, one of the most wonderful words in December has given so many children and adults happiness with all the gifts and cookies. Now let us take a look at some different kinds of Christmas in Norway and China. In Norway, the traditional Christmas activities are not quite different with those in other countries in Europe. Every year, Norwegians decorate Christmas trees with small paper baskets called 'Julekurver'. “A traditional Norwegian Christmas Tree decoration are small paper…

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  • Comic Relief In The Hobbit

    wolves chase the company into the trees, and Gandalf shoots fire down at them, but the trees caught on fire as the fire spread. The song excerpt shows readers a small scene about what will happen later. As the company started to travel on the Misty Mountains, the elves in the trees started to sing, “O! Will you be staying, or will you be flying? Your ponies are straying! The daylight is dying! To fly would be folly, to stay would be jolly…” (48) When the elves sing about the company “flying”,…

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  • Meter Elves Play Analysis

    the community look good. 7. Light Hunting Who doesn’t love seeing a house decked out door to door with lights? Houses from St. Albans to Corio, and Grovedale to Portarlington always impress, and taking the car out to spot the best wire reindeer, Santa impersonators and nativity scenes in town is a highlight. 8. Sales Geelong at Christmastime is madness, especially when the sales start early December. For those of us who lack in the planning department, Christmas Eve is wonderful chaos as we…

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  • To Every Thing There Is A Season Analysis

    the narrator is “troubled [him]self about the nature of Santa Claus and [he tries] to hang on to him any way that [he] can…For without him, as without the man’s ship, it seems [their] fragile lives would be so much more desperate” (301). As the quote proves, MacLeod establishes the turmoil and conflict as the narrator is hesitant about whether he should perceive Santa Claus as his only hope. The narrator seems idealistic as he believes Santa is what makes Christmas time so magical. The eleven…

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