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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Animals Change Our Lives Having a pet could help you through some everyday challenges. Every new experience can make a person change; sometimes the change is a positive, and other times it is a negative. Either way, there is no avoiding change. Animals are unique, can be vicious but can also be helpful. In the article, Saying Farewell to a Faithful Pal, by John Grogan talks about how his dog, named Marley who was a wild dog and how he was cute but dumb yet how he taught him important…

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    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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    The Animals of life Hard times can be difficult and maybe having a pet might make those changes easier. Every new experience can change a person for better or worse; there's no avoiding the damage dealt. Animals are sometimes optimistic, gentle, and comfort the owner. In the Memoir, Saying Farewell To A Faithful Pal, by John Grogan, he shares about the optimism his pet had. The owner of Marley, John Grogan states, “He Crashed joyously through life with a gusto most often associated with…

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    INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to introduce a Ted Talk and discuss it under certain headings. The Ted Talk I picked is “A Year of Saying Yes to Everything” by Shonda Rhimes. In this report I will cover the key arguments, the way Shonda Rhimes delivered the talk and my conclusion of the talk. Shonda Lynn Rhimes is a television producer and a writer. She is the creator, head writer, executive and show runner of many television shows including the medical drama television series Grey’s…

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    The overall descriptive statistics of the 29 consolidation strategies reported in Table 7 revealed that there was only one statistical difference associated with a strategy of saying a new word aloud. Female students (N = 62) reported higher mean score of saying a new word aloud for remembering new words (M = 2.31), while male students (N = 64) reported smaller mean score for the same strategy (M = 1.95). Thus, I conducted independent sample t-test to investigate if there was a statistically…

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    What is the Author Saying? In the second chapter of Jane McGonigal’s Reality is Broken, she discusses the four secrets to making our own happiness. McGonigal begins by stating that there are many theories pertaining to happiness from the field of positive psychology, but they all agree on the fact that “we have to make our own happiness…”(pg. 45) She developes on this idea of making our own happiness by introducing the two separate ways to achieve the goal of being happy. First there is…

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