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  • Reflective Essay: What Makes Up A Team?

    What makes up a team? A team is a group of people that work extremely hard together for a long period of time to achieve a common goal. These people have to be dedicated, determined, focused, and most of all a teammate. It takes a certain person to fit all these qualifications and still be focused on other aspects of work. I have been honored to work with everyone involved in the SLLS class. Every individual in the class has taught me something about myself or in general that I have not known…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Simple Life At Virtue Hill

    The Simple Life at Virtue Hill One of the most beautiful places to visit is the Virtue Hill in Vietnam. I grew up there, and I return year after year to seek the solitude. Virtue Hill is the name of a boarding school and means “God Place.” One of the most picturesque sites is looking up the hill from the village road. The view is spectacular with the school at the top, and the green, fertile farmland below. When I was a fourth grader, my father as a soldier was often deployed far away from home.…

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  • Analysis Of The Essay 'Walking' By Henry David Thoreau

    In his essay, “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau discusses a number of ideas on wilderness and society, and makes several bold claims about society’s detrimental effect on the “wild.” He begins by expressing his affinity for taking long walks on which he “saunters” outdoors. Thoreau explains that not everyone is equipped with the necessary disposition for these types of journeys and says, “no wealth can buy the requisite leisure, freedom, and independence which are the capital in this profession.”…

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  • A Literary Analysis Of The Necklace By Mme Loisel

    The Necklace In my literary analysis of the Neckless the Author presents a women who was born into a life of mediocracy but longed for an existence of privilege and prestige. Mme. Loisel is described as even though pretty and charming had nothing of monetary means that made her look effluent in the eyes of upper class. In paragraphs one through four she describes her failure to measure up to what her expectations are of the rich and famous. She wishes to be adored by distinguished gentlemen…

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  • Modern Homesteading Community

    The modern homesteading community, is one of people seeking self-reliance and independence for a myriad of reasons through small scale independent farming and food preservation and crafting. The homesteader is more that just a famer and embodies a broad and contradictory spectrum of motives, affiliations, and material practices. (Wilbur, p.154). As Rebeca Kneale Gould states “the homesteader has converted to a new way of life in which the practice of everyday life is a chosen ‘answer’ to a…

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  • The True Meaning Of Life In Walden, By Henry David Thoreau

    Living Does anybody know what the true meaning of life in this world or what it takes to be stress free or even to be successful in life? Well a person may ask his or herself these questions because he or she is trying to find the real reason to continue to live in this opinionated world or what is his or her true destiny is in life. In the story, “Walden”, by Henry David Thoreau wrote about the events and thoughts that came to his mind while he was living at Walden Pond. In 1854, Thoreau lived…

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  • Essay On Modern Homesteading

    inspired to become homesteaders and began to look for more information. The autobiographies of other homesteaders become like a sacred text with guidelines of how to live this lifestyle. “Many have well-stocked libraries of books and magazines on simple living with serve as testament to a way of living that is both practical and philosophical, not just ‘how-to’ but ‘why you should’” (Gould, 1999, p.191). She goes on to say that if one considers the autobiographies as the sacred text, then nature…

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  • Procter And Gamble Short Story

    Gamble My mind was a crystal vase that contained only one desire, which was to win. I slumped back into my red leather chair, as the Slots machine again stole my money, it was my sixth loss in a row. The big flashing red words of “LOSS” on the digital screen and the loud voices of joy fed on my insecurities. I was sitting here bleary-eyed and unshaven in front of this wealthy machine, but I was only adding to its wealth, as I slowly munched through the family’s life savings. I just spent 2 hours…

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  • Shaker Culture Book Report

    guess this point can be taken two different ways this could be Roberts father trying to console his son to the fact that their poor and they can afford to buy him store-bought close as well as alluding to the point that their religion believes that a simple life unburdened by material wealth or goods is the most direct path to happiness and therefore eternal…

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  • Wang Lung

    sloshes and plunges to the cool ground from water carriers stumbling in and out of the town’s gates. Outside of the village walls, is a simple house made of earth. Here Wang Lung sits in the cold iron cauldron for a bath. In contrast to the village, the countryside is tranquil and quiet. Dried crops crackle in the wind, and Lung hands his father some hot tea. Lung is a simple farmer, so tea is not to be wasted on any normal day, but this is no normal day. This is the day that Lung…

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