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  • What It Means To Say About Sayings Essay

    Sayings, are sets of words that have powerful meaning and they either tell an advice or a meaningful story. Sayings are spread all around the world and each culture has their own sayings, however, there are some sayings that are found the same in many different cultures. An, interesting saying that I found in my culture goes like that “الوقت كالسيف ان ام تقطعه قطعك” ,and that mean that time is like a sword, if you don’t cross it, it will cross you. Moreover, this saying has been passed for generation, which made it have a vague history. What I mean about unclear history of the saying is that people in my culture don’t know for sure who said it or in what situation it was said. For example, a group of people believe that the prophet Mohammad said it, other believe that it was said by Al-Imam Ali. From my research about it, I weren’t able to find any clear awnesr. But even so, I would like to share the strong meaning behind it, the situation that it used in, and how this saying is connected to me.…

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  • Saying Goodbye To London Essay

    I’ve carefully read ‘Saying Goodbye To London’ and enjoyed it truly. I believe this book has potential and would do well in the market once edited and finalised. ‘Saying Goodbye To London’, follows Francis, a 15- year old shy boy who meets confident 16-year-old girl, Sawyer at a part. Sparks Fly between them and she gets pregnant. Now they must deal with both a new relationship and a baby. This story also deals with concepts such as loss, sexuality and family. Francis has a lot of growing up to…

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  • Poetry As A Way Of Saying Analysis

    The thought provoking essay “Poetry as a Way of Saying” by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, provides an educational direction for a reader’s comprehension and understanding of the “naturalness” of poetry. They claim in this critical text that “mere immersion does little good unless the reader is making, however unconsciously, some discriminations, comparisons, and judgements” and that “by trying to understand the nature and structure of poetry. . .readers may accelerate and deepen the…

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  • Isolation In The Sayings Of The Desert Fathers

    They removed themselves from society and lived away from people to gain a deeper connection with their inner self and in turn with God. In the pamphlet received in class concerning the Desert Fathers, the following excerpt supports the beliefs which the Desert Fathers lived by: “Keep silence and do not compare yourself with others” (“The Sayings of the Desert Fathers” 42). This quote also accurately depicts how they regulated themselves: “Keep your attention on yourself” (“The Sayings of the…

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  • Analysis: Saying Goodbye-Soon

    Saying Goodbye - Soon My last few posts, combined with the reality that has occurred to me in this late stage of my life. Have convinced me that it is time to put away some of the things I have allowed. And take on, for however long I have left, a role and position that is more responsible. As most of you know, I have children. They are adults now, but I have learned that they are no less my children because of their age, and neither is my responsibility lessened. With today’s technology…

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  • Analysis Of Dorian Solot's 'On Not Saying' I Do

    Marriage, what everyone used to assume is the the turning point of one’s life, has now become the not so common fantasies girls have. People’s perspectives on marriage and traditional family value have changed a lot. Dorian Solot, the author of “On Not Saying ‘I Do’”, explains her concerns and thoughts on the concept of not getting married for her whole life in her article. She argues that marriage is just what the society uses to judge a person’s status, not what this word used to stand for,…

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  • Worthen's Essay 'Stop Saying I Feel Like'

    Stop Saying ‘I Feel Like’ Analysis Worthen’s thesis is that the phrase “I feel like…” is a threat to our society because it allows one to avoid arguments and devalues emotions that are sometimes essential to the argument. Worthen claims that the phrase allows one to avoid “rigorous debate over structures of society that are hard to change”. Worthen supports this claim with people’s quotes that have a similar perspective on what the phrase does. Worthen wrote that Natasha Pangarkar, a senior…

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  • Personal Narrative: Saying Goodbye To E. L. Wright

    Saying Goodbye to E.L. Wright I remember being in a nightmare for almost three years. For me, at least, it was called middle school. Attending E.L. Wright was without the worst three years of my life. Most of the students and even one of the teachers were so mean to me. Everywhere I went, I was watched with hateful eyes. I would go to the bus stop and no one would talk to me, unless they wanted to start a fight. That’s why I was so glad to graduate from E.L. Wright. The only good thing that…

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  • Analysis Of Apology And Gender: Why Are Women Always Saying Sorry?

    Apology and Gender: Why Are Women Always Saying Sorry? How many times have you apologized for something even though you were not at fault? More often than not, women are always saying sorry in everyday situations, such as asking a question or bumping into someone. And it is a widely accepted stereotype that women apologize more than men, but there is more to the interpretations of this gender difference. In June 2014, Pantene challenged this issue with the release of the Shine Strong ad…

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  • Cleanth Brooks And Robert Penn Warren's Poetry As A Way Of Saying

    The thought-provoking essay “Poetry as a Way of Saying” by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren provides an educational direction for a reader’s comprehension and understanding of the “naturalness” of poetry. They claim in this critical text that “mere immersion does little good unless the reader is making, however unconsciously, some discriminations, comparisons, and judgements” (16). As illustrated in “Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night,” by Dylan Thomas, the raw power and emotion that…

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