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    look to see on someone. If people who were disabled were given a chance he or she would be able to prove that he or she is good at what others who are normal can do. Allport used the blind man to show how despite the blind mans skills, the personnel man couldn’t look past the fact that he was blind. Horoscopes and the urban dictionary tells people what he or she is. Horoscopes judge people on their birthdays. Urban dictionary takes peoples names and says how he or she will act. For example, scorpios “A lot of activity could occur at home today, Scorpio. Perhaps you will have visitors or do some work on the house. Your intuition is particularly strong right now, and you could pick up too much of the thoughts and feelings of others, even strangers. You will probably be most in tune with your family. Take care to guard your thoughts. Today you might find that whatever you think of could actually manifest.” Also, some horoscopes will state who you are better matched with and who you should not associate yourself with. This just states what people to involve in your life. In addition, the name Antony is apparently a sexual person. Both horoscopes and the urban dictionary subjects a group of individuals to a title of whatever people decide to go write about. The title of something can give certain feeling of him/her without even getting to know the person who has been labeled. A name can subject the person to what is entitled with the label. For example, if two men walked…

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    The definition that many people would give for the word would probably be that gay meant a homosexual male or female. If you look the word up on the Urban Dictionary website it comes up as a homosexual male or female or, “often used to describe something stupid or unfortunate, originating from homophobia, quite preferable among many teenage males in order to buff up their masculinity"(Gay). In recent years many people were using the word gay as a derogatory term to make someone feel like they…

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    Felicia layfulde The Strive For Beauty The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines beauty as, “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit” (Merriam-Webster). While the Oxford English Dictionary defines the word “beautiful” as “Excelling in the grace of form, charm of coloring, and other qualities, which delight the eye and call forth admiration”(What is beauty and How do we Know It?). However, this definition…

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    The sociology of sport Part I hero noun 1. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. Sports culture in a modern sense has developed significantly from the era of Aztec ball games and Roman blood sports to an almost unhealthy extent. Our contemporary view of sporting persons is somewhat misconstrued, allowing the term “hero” to be thrown around in conversation quite loosely. Adultery, substance abuse and irresponsible behaviour occur…

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    voice, and equality among social circles and not just as an accessory on their husbands or boyfriends arms”. The question is, was Martha Stewart incarcerated because feminism is working, or because she was she was a patriarch and had to be taught a lesson or was she less valued as a women, in a higher class position with an egalitarian attitude. We will explore and answer these three questions. Martha Stewart and Feminism To begin with, was Martha Stewart arrested because feminism is…

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    In Act 2 Scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s play Othello, we hear a soliloquy of Iago. Soliloquies are essential in a play as it is the only time the actor is able to explain their thought process to the audience. In typical soliloquies, the character is not acting for someone else. The character, in essence, is able to portray his/her true self. Through Iago’s soliloquy, the audience is able to hear his malicious intentions. The audience is introduced to his evil mind though his appalling tone,…

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    My Writing Impact

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    Reading and writing have impacted my life in numerous ways; in fact, reading books has impacted my life by expanding my vocabulary. My mother would read difficult books to expose me to broad new words to me at a young age. She would also have me study dictionaries, and continuously give me spelling test. When I got a little older I would start to read books on my own. I would read books that opened up my imagination; such as the series, The Magic Tree House. Eventually, I ended up being too…

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    What is perseverance? The dictionary describes it as “the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult.” Merriam-Webster (2015). The act of finalizing perseverance is complete success. So I evaluated people in my desired profession, and one lady stood out among the rest. Through her trials as press secretary of the Clinton Administration she demonstrated one consistent trait. Dee Dee Myers would persevere. Dee Dee Myers, a graduate of Santa Clara…

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    Success Definition Essay

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    What does the word success mean? Success can have different ideas for various people depending on who a person may ask; every person has an altered understanding or viewpoint for the meaning of success. The dictionary defines success as the accomplishment of one’s goal; the desired result of an attempt; or one that succeeds. Maybe to better understand what success means, one may need to know the definition of failure. Failure means the fault or weakness of something. When someone fails, it may…

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    Have you seen the word ‘woot’ used by someone online to indicate that they are excited about something? I have, but I have also seen ‘woot’ used as text language, particularly as an acronym for “waste of our time”. The Concise Oxford Dictionary, however, has recently included ‘woot’, defining it as an exclamation of triumph or success (“‘Retweet’ and ‘woot’ Make Oxford Dictionary Debut”, 2011). The word ‘woot’ has been used to express enthusiasm, victory, desire, and irritation in music,…

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