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  • Sports Reshaped Social Issues

    people together no matter what race or gender you were. If you cheered for the same team, you created an instant bond. Sports have positively reshaped social issues through Magic Johnson and Larry Birds rivalry, Michael Jordan’s endorsements, and Tiger Woods turing pro. “30 years ago, when Magic and Bird dominated the sport, race provided a fiery, important subtext for the game…

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  • Running Record Observation for a Preschooler

    airplane to that boy. Tom talks to the boy, " Why don't you build something else?". He swirls his airplane into the air in a circle with making "ah~~~" sound. He put it down on the floor and picks up a small wood block. He moves his block on the tracks that other boys already built together with long wood blocks. He stands up and walks to the container and pick up more blocks. He puts the block on the track and moves it like a toy car. When he sees another block on the way, he says, "I can't…

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  • Comparing The Tuft Of Flowers And Big World

    Discoveries made by individuals will undoubtedly transform them, where it be a positive or negative transformation. This can be seen in the poems by Robert Frost, namely ‘The Tuft of Flowers’ and ‘Stopping by woods on a snowy evening’, and also in the short story ‘Big World’ by Tim Winton. In ‘Stopping by woods on a snowy evening’ the speaker makes a discovery on his own perceptions of the world round him and how he must change in order to fulfil his responsibilities. Similarly, in ‘A Tuft of…

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  • Analysis Of The Outcasts Of Poker Flat

    An anonymous person once stated, “Good people bring out the good in other people.” Personally, I believe that truer words could never be said. This quote applies to every single aspect of life, because there are always people around us to make it true. And those in “The Outcasts of Poker Flat”, a short narrative by Bret Harte, are no exception to this form of natural law. In fact, the main idea of this exemplum was that even people who have done bad things can still have a little bit of hidden…

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  • Touch Wood Essay

    Touch wood, I like to think that I have lead a relatively healthy life up to this point. I like to eat healthily for the majority of the time and look back on some of the choices I made when I was a young adult and cringe at the fact that I did at one point smoke cigarettes. Apart from routine check-ups it is fairly rare for me to need to see a doctor. Working with children I like to think that I have a fairly strong immune system. If I do feel as though my throat is getting a bit scratchy I…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy

    Theodore Roosevelt is quoted saying “Believe you can and you're halfway there.” (“Theodore Roosevelt”) Theodore Roosevelt was a man who believed. He believed America would win the war. That was half the battle. Teddy went one step further to ensuring the victory. He went to the Spanish holdings such as San Juan and Kettle Hills and fought for American victory. Teddy created a legacy that will last for years to come. The tough decisions he made in his life ensured that he would become one of the…

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  • Mooney Warther Biography

    “Build everything to last forever,” declared Ernest "Mooney" Warther and it could not describe the man behind the name any better. Mooney Warther was an incredible wood carver whose ingenuity helps to give us a glimpse into not only the steam era, but also the death of our sixteenth president. I visited the Warther Museum and was amazed at what one man was able to accomplish. This man’s character and accomplishments had a profound effect on me. Who is the man behind the name Mooney Warther?…

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  • Dance In Ancient Greek Culture

    Dance is an art form consisting of individuals or groups moving in patterns, either practiced or impromptu, to the rhythm of music. Dance and music go hand in hand, allowing the music to set a tone for the dance, creating different styles of dance. Dance is likely to have begun as a ritual to appeal to a culture’s worshipped being or included in ones “rite of passage” (Histoy of Dance, n.d.). Evidence has been found in India showing the existence of dance in the form of paintings made in caves…

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  • American Dream In Kipling's Poetry

    In the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling and the well-known “American Gothic” by Grant Wood, Kipling and Wood work to illustrate the constant struggle to find the middle ground in life existing in marriage, dreams becoming a reality, financial success, and the middle class American Dream. The act of marriage does not always foster a happy relationship at first, but a new sense of happiness can be forged out of the couple’s willingness to achieve happiness. In both art forms, viewers see that…

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  • Feminism In Legally Blonde

    and seemed to fulfill the dumb blonde stereotype. Though this is just scratching the surface of Legally Blonde, as we look deeper into the story it is actually a feminist story, one of confidence, friendship, and defending what you believe in. Elle Woods is a sorority girl that seems to have it all, and she wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. Yet after being dumped by her “one true love” for not being serious enough and for just being a blonde Elle, follows Warner to…

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