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  • Prom Persuasive Essay

    Everybody in high school is obsessed with the idea of prom but its honestly not worth all of the hype. Prom is not only very expensive, its also way over rated, and a huge waste of time. All of the girls are always worried about who 's going to ask them to be their date. All the guys don’t really care for it but they do whatever they can to make the girls happy and keep them happy. The main issue for girls when it comes to prom is who is going to ask me, or what am I going to wear. They don 't want to wear the same thing as another girl because that would just be so tragic. They think the more money they spend the better their experience, but that is so far from the truth its not even funny. Why would it matter how much money you spend? The best thing to do is to not even worry about prom because it is so expensive and for what for you to go and dance and hang out with friends? You can easily do that for free. All you have to do is have music and have all your friends bring food and then you have a dance party at your house. There 's no reason to have all the stress that comes with the hair and the make up and especially the dress. Everyone says that after high school if you don’t go to prom you will regret it majorly, but honestly that isn 't the only huge memory you have so you wont really think about it that much. Graduation will be the number one thing on your mind. People will always try and convince you to go and to spend time and have a good night and yeah they are…

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  • Estelle Louise Dialogue Script

    sunshine. Coffee for you and your friend?” “Yes, ma’am, please and thank y’all. Ruby tonight be Estelle Louise’s double nickel birthday.” “That calls for a celebration; I’ll bring her a free birthday cake, with unique candles, after supper.” “Bless your heart. Thank y’all kindly.” As Ruby begins to stroll away Clemmy Sue says, “Oh, by the way Ruby, Imma wandering if that Miss Ta Rot be here tonight?” “She just arrived.” “Can she be reading Estelle Louise’s…

    Words: 500 - Pages: 2
  • Short Story Of Thanksgiving

    She stared at Sally for a couple of minutes. Sally finally got the nerve to ask her. She asked in a small soft voice, “The town is short of money, and we were wondering if you could help us buy a turkey?” Agnes laughed, and said “y'all never invite me to anything. Y'all think I'm an old hag with lots of money. Why should I give y'all anything?” Sally looked at the old woman, and sighed. She said “I guess we just assumed you never wanted to come, and that you were a mean old woman who was greedy.…

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  • Why Do Old Men Get Courage

    slowly work up the courage to stand up against Mapes and Luke Wills Crew. The men are constantly searching for courage to stand up against a racist society. In the beginning of the novel, the men are coming to Mathu’s house to protect him against a lynching mob. Doing that alone requires an abundance of courage because if they are overpowered, death is almost certain. After they fend off the lynching mob, they find the courage that they have been searching for all novel. The old men on the…

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  • Prejudice And Racism In The 1930's

    them, calling them rude names, or even killing them by the night men or in other words, the KKK. Racism is still an issue today because of beliefs and opinions. Although racism is not as prevalent as it was in the South in the 1930s, we still struggle as a nation with this problem in many places. Stacey Logan’s friend T.J. had been blamed by the KKK for killing a KKK member. “He said quietly, “” He’s in jail right now”” (Taylor, 274). T.J. got sentenced for life because the Simms brothers…

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  • Graduation Speech: Groundhog's Day

    I bet you people are very curious about me. I am yours truly, Punxsutawney Phil. Y’all celebrate my special day that people label Groundhog’s Day, which is very important. I am very anxious to tell everyone if it’s going to stay winter for 6 more weeks or if it will consequently be spring. Being from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, I’m very enthusiastic around this time of year. I’m a special type of squirrel, and my favorite type of food are berries and different types of vegetation. Usually my…

    Words: 391 - Pages: 2
  • What Does Softball Mean To Me Essay

    Softball is my main sport. I have played softball since I was eight. Ever since I have started playing for the school, it has changed my point of view of life. I have personally realized that the game of softball helps you with life. Softball teaches you to work with others, that you can’t expect everything to go your way, and that you can’t win all the time. I could use those three lessons in life. Being part of a team sport has taught me to work with other people. In order to play well,…

    Words: 441 - Pages: 2
  • How Have Families Changed Over The Years Essay

    Now kids can do anything and get nothing for doing it. In fact, they can call the police on their parents for trying to discipline them; it is craziness.” Furthermore, when asked about what chores he had as a kid, he laughed then said “My chores were jobs.” When asked to expand on this he laughed again and said, “I was a farm boy. I started working on the farm at five. It was me and my brothers and sisters chopping wood, raking leaves, and doing everything that involved working on a farm for the…

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  • Estelle Louise: A Short Story

    “Estelle Louise, why ain’t y’all ready? Y’all be knowin’ another storm be ridin’ in.” “Imma guessin’ time just ran right past me. I be sittin’ here half the day just rockin’ away and Imma thinkin’ about bits and pieces of my life. I be figurin’ imma nothing but po’ white trash who ain’t gots even a thimble of luck.” Clemmy Sue flops on the day bed and says, “Oh jeez, Estelle Louise, stop talkin’ such nonsense. You ought to be knowin’ what my daddy always be sayin’, that the mighty…

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  • Mobley And Ward: Case Study

    . .] and it goes on Facebook, it could hurt you for a long time” (Chan, 2017). Miller, although, did not declare this external consequence to Mobley or Ward. Miller was more concerned with the youths’ inner possibility. Miller stands firm when Mobley and Ward refuse to shake hands right away: “I ain’t leaving bro. Y’all don’t shake hands, I’m not leaving bro” (3:41-3:45). The person filming tauntingly parrots Miller: “Why don’t you shake his hand bro?” (3:44-3:45). Mobley puts out his hand, even…

    Words: 1617 - Pages: 7
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