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    The Basics of Living In the short story “Everyday Uses” by Alice Walker she uses everyday objects or scenarios that people are faced with even in today’s society in her story. This story has everything in a nut shell , it mainly talks about cultural heritage ; however she also talks about race , tradition , family , education , and even how to stand up for one’s self . In this paper it will be shown how those 5 things can still be related in today’s society .Everybody has some experience or exposure to one of those themes. Race is one of society’s way of grouping humans into a large and distinct group according to their cultural, genetic, anatomical, historical, ethnic, religious, geographical, linguistic, and/or social association. Just like in the story, in today’s society many struggle to find themselves and to stay true to their heritage and race. The character Dee is the perfect example to show how someone can easily misinterpret what their idea of culture is. “Everyday Use” was published in 1973 in the time where race and culture was a big thing, and African-Americans didn’t really embrace their cultural side. Around this time the…

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    Learn From Your Mistakes Have you ever made a decision in your life that you had to choose vs one person or another? In “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant" by W.D Wetherell, the narrator had to decide between a bass and Sheila Mant. In the “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, the narrator had to decide between her daughters to give one of them their grandmothers quilt. Both narrators had to make decisions that choose either one person or the other. The narrator from the “Everyday Use” Dee,…

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    want to stay here just leave!!!.” I screamed. I have to agree with them the cave was a total dump but what else could we do it was pitch black and they were looking for us we couldn’t risk getting caught I didn’t want to get send back to the graveyard. We tried to go to sleep but the noise of the water dripping made me stay wide awake then it happened I heard the dogs getting closer each minute my heart dropped, I felt myself sweating i told the other people to stay quiet and move to the darkest…

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    Chapter Office Goals

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    I believe we should have people who are one hundred percent committed to their position and are very passionate about what they do. They need to be willing to do whatever it takes, not giving up when things get hard. Being dedicated to the chapter, while making sacrifices to fulfil their duties. With a strong focus the whole group can work together to achieve anything. To accomplish this goal, I would not only carry out my office position, but form good relationships with my fellow officers.…

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    Excessive Racism

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    accepted as staff, I will be able to transfer my knowledge from other servers and bring it to this server. I will be respectful to others who need help with bugs and glitches. I am on 5-7 hours on weekends and also holidays, whereas, on weekdays I am on for 1-2 hours as I am studying for tests / exams. I will be sure to use all my free time helping to grow the community of the server. Explain some cases in which you would perm-ban/temp-ban people XRAY: If I believe someone is X-Raying, I will…

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    Alex pointed his gun at Dwight. He hated him for a number of reasons he told him to go on his knees now his uncle had left to go to the Hilltop even though Rick expressed not to go at this time Alex still had Dwight on his knees and Rosita wanted Alex to kill him. "Why are you here?" Asked Alex. "Because I want Negan dead!" Said Dwight. "That woman you killed she has a name her name was Denise, and she was a doctor, and she helped people she was our friend and you killed her." Said Tara.…

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    Reporter stated she has not seen her daughter, Jordan, in about 6 months. Reporter stated she isn’t allowed to talk to Jordan, but Jordan has reached out to her through other family members. Per reporter, Jordan has stated she wants to be with the reporter; she wants the reporter to come and get her. The reporter stated while Jordan has been in the home with Eorma (paternal great grandmother), Jordan has been sexually abused by Michael (Eorma’s husband), and Jimmy (Michael’s brother). There are…

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    world, even for the smallest things. The help and love that we were once taught to understand has turned into malice mixed with pure hatred. A lot of people in this society can care less of what you have been through or what you are going through if it doesn’t pertain to them. Through my thirty years of living, the one person I would like to give thanks to is Jesus Christ. He has helped me through all of my trials and tribulations. The three reasons why I would like to thank Jesus Christ is…

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    Last Speech Reflection

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    I like the way that I laid out the introduction, and I covered all of the main points I wanted to. The introduction was my favorite part of the speech, during the introduction I did a good job scanning the audience and my voice did not shake, I almost seem confident through that part of the speech. The only thing I would change is that I would pick a different attention getter, because the video clip I chose did not seem to draw the audience in the way it was meant to. I believe that my speech…

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    philosophy for students is to challenge students and make them reveal their potential and effort in the pathway to success. Intro 3: Challenge is the best way for students to learn form their mistakes and grow up. There are two types of students in the class. The ones who do not have confident and encourage to fulfill their dream. These students do not believe that they can make their dream come true because they are afraid of failure; they do not put any efforts and try hard in the task they…

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