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  • Spanish Food Research Paper

    restaurant for their dinner . most stay a few hours to catch up and mingle and do not get home until the wee hour of the morning. La hora de la comida es muy diferente de Estados Unidos. Spain has holidays and festivals very different from those of America. with different customs comes different types of food that symbolize specific people or places. “The Day of the Dead” also known as “Día de Los Muertos” celebrates those who have passed. Pan de Los Muertos se come durante el Dia de Los Muertos. Pan de Muerto is always made every year along with food that was loved by the one who passed in honor of them. Pan de muerto is a sweet bread shaped like a bun, typically decorated with colorful sprinkles. a special festival is Las Fallas de Valencia. this i a traditional festival in celebration of Saint Joseph. there are lots of street stands that have food. some of the most popular foods are Buñuelo and Paella. Buñuelo is a fried dough that can be filled with a milk or chocolate. they are served with a chocolate to dip them in. this treat can only be found once a year at the festival. Paella is a rice dish made with rice, chicken, and lots of seafood. Paella is served in a shallow dish. this dish is known as Valencia’s identifying symbol, always eaten during Hanukkah and Las Fallas celebration. Las fiesta y la celebraciones se reúnen a la familia. siempre hay mucha comida. Different foods are eaten in different countries because of what is avaliable spain is right on the…

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  • The Song Of The Cid Analysis

    story suggests that they will never be paid. El Cid represents the Christian warrior who conquers everyone, and why should he have to pay Jewish moneychangers that no longer had a place in heaven. Also, although the text says that "a betrayal this untainted hero could never make: in all his life he had never gone back on his word", but he did not directly speak with Raguel and Vidas. This allows devise allows El Cid to keep his word and provides little sympathy for Jews in the text. Although…

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  • Underdogs In El Cid By El Caid

    An underdog is a person or a group of people whose chances of succeeding in a particular situation appear to be very low but usually succeed anyway. Humans have a natural instinct to support the underdog because they feel that they can relate, and the archetype has littered the media throughout time, appearing everywhere from biblical texts to comic books. El Cid is an underdog himself, and, despite being centuries old, is no exception to people’s love of underdogs. In fact, he is so relatable…

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  • Career Goals For Computer Science

    I am a student at Valencia Community College, completing an associate degree in computer science and planning of transferring to University of Central Florida. Since my earliest childhood, I have always been interested in computers. My first program was “Adding two numbers” using code, which make me curious to know computers in deep learning. My creative and enthusiastic methods of solving the problem lead me to select a career like computer scientist. I am always doing that which I cannot do,…

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  • Case Study On Fantasia

    R/s reportedly Valencia is showing highly psychotic symptoms. R/s Valencia stated that the children were clones and demons were coming to take her to hell. R/s reportedly Valencia’s behavior has been increasing and there is a concern for her and the children’s safety. R/s 14-year-old Tabitha and 11-year-old Fantasia are in the home. R/s that they spoke with Valencia today, and she explained that whenever she has a bad vibe she leaves from the environment. R/s Valencia stated that she got a…

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  • Summary Of Amabelle Dancer

    describes her best friend Sebastien as well, stating that he truly comforts her. The story begins as Señora Valencia is giving birth and hence Papi, her father, calls Doctor Javier to help with the birth. However, he is too late so Amabelle helps Valencia give birth to her son and then a few minutes later, a daughter. The daughter is in poor condition as the umbilical cord was badly placed and she had a caul over her face. The doctor tends to the newly born children as Papi and the…

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  • Chicano Racism

    There is a constructed myth about Chicano families not valuing education. Richard R. Valencia and Mary S. Black attribute this myth to “deficit thinking” theory (Valencia & Black, 83). Deficit thinking is based on pseudoscience, and applied to Mexican-american families of a low-socioeconomic status (SES), for a student’s degree of academic success. Deficit thinking, looks at an individual's culture as the source of their school failure, rather than pointing out the educational system itself as…

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  • Semester Study Abroad Personal Statement

    My interest in UVa in Valencia sparked a few years ago after talking to my high school Spanish teacher, a UVa Alumni who had participated in the program. As she shared her experience of living in a foreign country with a host family, I became more enthusiastic about the rewarding experiences of studying abroad. I believe Semester Study Abroad program in Valencia offers a great opportunity for me to be fully immersed in the culture that I am strongly interested in. From Las Fallas to the City of…

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  • Analysis Of The Farming Of Bones By Edwidge Danticat

    In the novel The Farming of Bones, by Edwidge Danticat, the reader follows the life of a Haitian servant named Amabelle. At a young age, Amabelle lost her parents and was taken in by a Dominican man named Don Ignacio and his daughter Señora Valencia. Amabelle and Señora Valencia quickly bonded and became as close as sisters even though Amabelle works for the señora. After Amabelle helps Señora Valencia deliver her children, their lives have a significant shift. Señora Valencia and Señor Pico…

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  • Theme Of Material Wealth In Slaughterhouse Five

    a whole. Billy Pilgrim’s marriage to Valencia in the novel is one of his schemes to turn to the material world in order to escape his war experiences. Vonnegut writes, “He had been rewarded for marrying a girl nobody in his right mind would have married. His father-in-law had given him a new Buick Roadmaster, an all-electric home, and had made him manager of his most prosperous office, his Ilium office, where Billy could expect at least thirty thousand dollars a year” (Vonnegut 119). Vonnegut…

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