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  • Loss In The Outsiders

    author shows us how the characters learn to get over a loss by sticking together,and When characters don’t stick together, the result could be emotional disasters. An example of characters going through a loss, would be is in the beginning of the book is when Ponyboy talks about his family. I read that ,Ponyboy and his older brothers Darry and Soda are still alive, but his parents were in a horrible car accident that took their lives. The accident left Darry, who is twenty to take care of his younger brothers Soda ,who is sixteen and Pony who is fourteen(6,8 and 74). Despite the tragedy, they continued with their lives, which means that the brothers didn’t get wrapped up in their parents death, t. They…

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  • Essay On Loyalty In The Outsiders

    important. To the Greasers, loyalty is a principle to a successful gang; without loyalty, the gang isn’t a gang anymore. In the Outsiders, they had experienced how things would be if they lost loyalty for each other, for example, when Ponyboy didn’t believe that Darry really loved him. The Greasers showed loyalty to one another, by defending and sticking up for each other, and caring for one another. Loyalty represented the Greasers’ gang; it held the gang together, and the gang members looked…

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  • Made To Stick

    How do individuals remember and retain certain information that they are conveyed? How can an individual remember that insane number they are told in a presentation but I can’t? Today, questions like these are asked daily by individuals who are by standers at a presentation and feel as if the more they pay attention the more likely they will remember the content they are told. This is not always the case; it is not about what is being told in a presentation, it is more about how a specific…

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  • Going To The Movies

    that is never acceptable to order is Raisinets. This is a movie theater, not a dentist 's office; there is no reason to eat dried grapes while watching Ryan Gosling take off his shirt. The alternative to purchasing candy at the theater is to illegally smuggle it. This is a skill which must be carefully honed over a lifetime of movie-going. Beginners are advised to practice their smuggling techniques during the winter, when large coats and awkward bulges arouse less suspicion. With a little…

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  • Lacrosse Goalie Research Paper

    The reason being that it’s pretty much an instinct you have or you don’t when it comes to saving a ball. What I can give you is a breakdown of shots you’ll encounter. There exactly seven quadrants the attack players are trained to shoot at: stick-side high, stick-side hip, stick-side low, off-stick high, off-stick hip, off-stick low, and five hole. Stick-side refers to your dominant hand’s side, so if you’re a right-handed person the stick-side refers to the right and the off-stick side refers…

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  • Personal Narrative: Frozen In Time

    The massive crash knocked the red lit stick that I had been holding from my hand and sent it spinning and putting it out. Stunned, I stood there in total darkness. I could hear nothing, see nothing, and I could feel nothing except for the cold stones under my feet. My head was swimming and I started to shiver and yelled in a loud voice, "Help someone! Please help me! Help —" Argos who was outside standing guard heard my cries scratched and tore at the dirt and squeezed his way through the…

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  • Narrative Essay On Pololu Valley

    The stick I randomly grabbed had a slight curve to it. I thought I could make it into a bow or something later. I handed Christianne another stick, just in case she wanted one. The first quarter of the trail wasn 't that bad as long as I walked at a slow pace. By the time I made it up halfway, however, my legs were screaming at me in protest. I tripped on a few rocks because of my sluggish pace. Luckily, I caught myself with the stick I was carrying. After the long and grueling hike back up, I…

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  • Paul Salopek

    They had no water and it was very hot. They visited another archaeological site called Gona. It has the oldest known tools in the world, 2.6 million years. He explains they were so anxious until they saw goats. Goats means people. There they stayed with a family of 8 children and old woman and two young women. He says that 60,000 years ago when the homosapiens walked they encountered other species of hominins. Like the homo neanderthalensis, homo floresiensis, and denisovans. Then they thank…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Day In The Close

    The Day in the Close I stare at the four pucks below me resting innocently on the plexiglass. Feeling the bottom-heavy stick in my hands through the old rough gloves I’m wearing. Rylan watches expectantly. I breathe in. He’s been trying too but it’s all on me now, four shots. I breathe out. It was anything but your average Monday. The last day of school had been last Wednesday and I was enjoying the fact that I didn’t have anything to do. I take my time waking up enjoying the feelings of…

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  • Why Is Someone Important To You Essay

    thought that I wouldn’t go through with it. What made me decide to play lacrosse was when my mother told me that I had to at least play one sport in high school. I would not say that I was forced to play lacrosse, but I really did not have any other option. I was not going to play baseball because I went to a baseball camp during the summer before my freshman year and I was the worst one out of all of the kids in my grade. I wasn’t going to do track because I wasn’t fast. I picked lacrosse…

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