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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 out and cared for each other like a family. Loyalty was essential to hold together the Greasers’ gang. There needed to be someone they could always count on in the gang. According to Ponyboy, ”[w]hen you’re a gang, you stick up for the members. If you don’t stick up for them, stick together, make like brothers, it isn’t a gang anymore.” (Hinton, S.E., The Outsiders. New York: Penguin Group, 1967. Pg. 26).…

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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…

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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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  • 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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  • Alternate Ending To Frankenstein

    hunter. “There shall be more than one.” he declared. He ran through the path that split to territory of the birds. He ran through “Hey!” “What’s the ruckus about?” “Why so many loud noises!?” “Get out!” “This isn’t your territory.” Every bird of big feathers and color all complained and screeched with anger. The wild animal was surprised about all the yell but he ignored it and spoke,”There is a stick of death close. Everyone hide, take cover. NOW!” The birds cooed and cawed, every which…

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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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  • Date Rape Case Study

    Color-changing nail polish isn’t the only product designed to detect drugs that are slipped into a person’s drink. An Israeli team working at Tel Aviv University has proposed a color-changing swizzle stick that you could use to stir your drink and would indicate if GHB, Rohypnol, or ketamine were present. While the swizzle stick and nail polish both show promise, the only product that is currently available is a coaster by a Tallahassee, Florida, company called Drink Safe Technologies. The…

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  • God Of Carnage Monologue

    The play God of Carnage is about two set of parents meeting together to discuss their children’s actions. In the beginning of the story you hear about two boys named Bruno and Ferdinand and Ferdinand ends up hitting Bruno with a stick. The injure from the stick hitting in the mouth caused two chip two teeth and spit his lip. The parents are brought together to discuss if Ferdinand understands what he has done to Bruno. Is not all they talk about in this gathering. The parents start talking…

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