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    but it 's still... fun to listen.." He fakes a smile and a laugh. "Really?" The nurse asks. The boy didn 't feel like answering, feeling as if she knows what he 's going to say. The nurse ends up giggling and pets the other 's head. The boy then realized that the nurse just borrowed these so that he could wash away the boredom, silence, and dread haunting him 24/7. He was thankful for her gift, yet he didn 't want to speak out his thoughts. The nurse had to leave to finish some work, the room back to only having one person. He placed the tape inside the recorder and pushed play. Back in his head, he wondered if this tape he will be listening to will be something that he 'll enjoy. Maybe even telling about it to his friends or family. Pushing the random thought aside, he continued. Static. This was a normal sound at the start, as the boy has been listening to tapes for the past three days. A scream could have happen, turning the tape into a horror story. Few seconds later, quiet, yet audible footsteps came into play. The person owning these footsteps grabbed what the boy heard a chair, sitting down with a light…

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    Love Is a Mix, Love Is a Tape. Rob Sheffield’s impressive first novel focuses on the tragic romance between himself and his first wife set on a back drop of an unrelenting stream of indie rock tracks which have been carefully and painstakingly organized into mix tapes. Music is the heart and soul of this book, it is the spark that ignited the relationship between the author, Rob, and Renée and it is the driving force that informs both of these people’s lives. Music sets the pace for this book,…

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    Sometimes authors hide symbols and really make you hunt for them. That just happened to be the case with this one. There were various little hints, but it wasn’t a direct symbol. Each tape was numbered and labeled in blue nail polish, on the last day that Hannah saw clay/day of her life she was wearing the same blue nail polish. Clay had no idea that was the last time he'd see Hannah. She had already recorded and mailed the tapes. Hannah had already made her final decision, even if things went…

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    Poem is a piece of writing which express feelings, emotions and ideas using descriptive figurative languages. However, poems are not dependable as a secondary source and if it is written about 100 years later than when the event actually happened. Likewise, the poem cannot be trustworthy if it contains different facts from the primary source written by the person who experienced that moment and who was actually there. Furthermore, as poems use figurative languages that exaggerate things, it is…

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    Hannah Baker committed suicide. She left 13 tapes for the 13 reasons she committed suicide. Clay Jensen, the boy who had a crush on Hannah since he saw her, now has the tapes. He 's on them. He listens, waits for his tape and finds out why Hannah commits suicide. The first tape is for Justin Foley. He was Hannah 's first kiss and he over exaggerated the story. Clay remembers the the rumors and it was the first reason he didn 't get to know her freshman year. These rumors would affect her for…

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    It could be ethical, race, religious bias and or class. The news media is not always honest. The media could be objective about their depictions of the important issues. There are specific issues that are made to look a specific way to benefit a certain group and influence the public opinion. The topics the media spend most quality time on are Government and politics. Very few, if any media outlets today strive to dish out the individuals living in America a balanced report. If important stories…

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    intellectual growth which is ultimately what we want to accomplish in the classroom” (2011). I plan to thoroughly assess my biases so that I can further assist my students with becoming better readers, writers, and critical thinkers. I was raised in a house hold where my siblings and I were taught to stand up for what we believe in no matter the ridicule we may face as a result of our beliefs. This in turn was the guiding force in my life when it came to dealing with others and now that I am a…

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    2005). Furthermore, studies suggested that even newborns can recognize and process facial disfigurements (Cohen, 1998). This eventually sparked my interest in the formation of discrimination. In a study done by Madera and Hebl, the authors found managers who interviewed a facially stigmatized applicant rated the interview lower when compared with a non-stigmatized applicant (Madera & Hebl, 2011). Considering that bias formed at such early stage of life, the finding in the latter article makes…

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    Maybe we should look beyond that. It is part of our history and was written by men at a time when women did not have equality like there is these days. Women have come so far since then. The Bible is very important to a lot of people and cherished by both men and women. Is it because these women choose to look beyond the bias in order to read and love a book? Most likely, yes! Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. Making these changes proves to be ridiculous, somewhat humorous,…

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    In this way, I would be better able to engage with the family and begin to build a therapeutic alliance. Ignorance of the culture also likely plays a big influence in my own personal biases. As a former military veteran, serving in a conflict involving a culture that was predominantly Muslim, my bias towards the fact that the family is Muslim, evidenced by their use of the Koran, is a reality. In addition to my own personal experience, I am subject to the daily influence of mainstream media…

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