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  • More Friends An Individual
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    Life is more rewarding with friendship. Every day is a chance to meet someone new. It does not matter if you " re at school, work, or just out running around, people are everywhere. Whether you get along with them or not is your choice. In my experiences, I have found there are three different types of friends that help your life run more smoothly. Many of us meet a good number of friends though work. These would be what we call your "work friends". The more friends an individual has at work the...
  • Great Big Shiny Red Poetry Book
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    Books; Life Long Friends Looking around my living room, I see my greatest friends of my life are all around me on my book shelves. Every book I lift off the shelf pinpoints a time in my life. They represent all the joy, sorrow, and laughter felt in my life. The large, shiny red poetry book my father read to me reminds me of all of these. It is probably my favorite. Then I recall my people friends that attended school with me through the years. What great fun they were! I doubt I " ll ever forget...
  • Gibran's Poem On Friendship
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    On friendship In poem On friendship the Kahlil Gibran speaks to us as a prophet. He discusses the relationship between people. He wants us to understand the meaning of friendship. To each of one of us friendship has a different meaning. However for all of us it is a gift. I think the glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willi...
  • First Type Of Friend In The Friendship
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    FRIENDSHIP There are many valuable things in life, but friendship may be one of the most important. To live life without the experience of friendship, is life without living. Human interaction is a necessity to survival, but developed friendships are essential to the successful well being of anyone. Based upon Webster's Dictionary, the definition of a friend is, "A person whom one knows, likes and trusts". But to all, Friendship has no defined terminology. The definition of a friend, and friends...
  • Three Passions Of Life
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    The three passions that have dictated the direction of my life have been sports, friends and family. My first passion, sports, has guided me through temptations such as drugs and dropping out of school and has kept me on the right track. My second passion, much the same as my first has helped to deflect the many temptations of life. It is my friends who have stuck with me through the ups and downs and it is to them that I owe much of what I am today. My third and strongest passion is my family, ...
  • Real Life Relationships
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    Favorite Poem I picked the poem "Feared Drowned" by Sharon Olds as my favorite poem because it reminds me of a hard time that I had to overcome in my life. Once in my lifetime, I found this one perfect person who I fell in love with and lived happily ever after. Yeah, in reality this did not happen. Yes, we did have common interests and therefore developed romantic involvement. Real life relationships are more like 'The Real World' rather than 'Romeo and Juliet'. It was a fact of life that coupl...
  • Marc's Friends
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    Angela Sometimes in life there are events that take place and impact your life greatly. A friend of mine, Marc Finch, was in a life threatening motorcycle accident. When I found out what happened to Marc I didn't think he was going to make it and that in its self was the worst news I have ever received in my life. I was in school when I found out what happened to Marc. After school my brother, a friend and I went to the hospital, we found out where our friends were and we went to find them. When...
  • Moving Away From Family And Friends
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    Leaving Home Moving far away from family and friends can be tough on a child at a young age. It has its pros and cons. One learns how to deal with moving away from the people they love and also learn how to deal with adjusting to new ways of life. Everything seems so different and at a young age one feels like they have just left the whole world behind them. That was an experience that changed my life as a person. It taught me how to deal with change and how to adjust. It developed me from a you...
  • Aphorisms And Life
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    Aphorisms By: Mike Aphorisms 'Aphorism - a brief statement of truth. ' This is the dictionary definition of an aphorism. I see an aphorism as a quote that you can relate to personally. An aphorism is a fact about life. But is an aphorism always a fact, or is it sometimes an opinion too? Sometimes you might not even agree with what an aphorism says. It depends on who you are and what type of personality you have. The first aphorism which I would like to discuss is, 'Stay' is a very common word in...
  • Only Real Confidant Schmidt
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    About Schmidt Every once in a while, one will find another whom has no resources, no intellectual curiosity, and really has nothing to do in their lives other than work and live in a world of monotony and melancholy. Warren Schmidt, the lead character in Alexander Payne's 2002 film, About Schmidt, is such a man. Schmidt, played by the exuberant Jack Nicholson, learns throughout the film that his 'wonderful' life is actually rather empty of any actual substance. Although this film is billed as a ...
  • Best Friends
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    Up to now my life had more imaginations than I carried out in my dreams. It was full of amazing and incredible events, surprises that change my moods or shocked as well that I felt frustrated, tired of living in the savage world where everyone tried to be apart of it. Once I changed my attitude toward everything, I recognized my world, my future and myself. It happened when my friends and I had almost finished our last academic year and were invited by our lovely and friend like teachers to an a...
  • Observation A Movie B Ashtray
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    YOUR NAME 2 In the novel, An Open Life, by Joseph Campbell, I agree that life is like a novel and that disasters result in structuring a great aspect of your life. If you really think about what Mr. Campbell is saying, he is right. Looking back at my life with all the ups and downs I have experienced, made me who I am now, which is a great thing. I had an experience with a boyfriend which caused me to get a great job to make as much money as my Mother. A reading that makes me agree with Mr. Camp...
  • Influence On His Life
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    "Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it". (Anais Nin). This means that every person one comes in contact with has an influence on his life. One should never forget the people who go out of their way to be nice to them. Influences others have on my life are the most important details of my life. There have been many influences on my life, three of which stand out the most, my laws of life. One influence on my life is people. Miss Haberman is a person who h...
  • Best Friend In My Life
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    Thu Tran English 108 A Essay # 1 A Good Friend Most people have a lot of friendships through their life. However, it is true to think that a friend relationship is more important than a family relationship sometimes. There is a proverb that says, "A friend in need is a friend indeed". I have a lot of friends since I came to the United States, but I believe that Nancy is not only my aunt but also the best friend in my life. She is ten years older than I am and she is very nice and friendly. Durin...
  • All My Dangerous Friends Louie
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    Themes between the two texts; 'All My Dangerous Friends' by Sonya Hartnett and 'Care Factor Zero' by Margaret Clark, hold many of the similarities. Teen aspects of life are shown through the themes, such as; choices, relationships, drugs and crime. 'Care Factor Zero' is a text about life on the street, as lived through main character Larceny Layton. 'All My Dangerous Friends' follows main character Louie and her new life with a new group of friends. Although these texts share similar themes they...
  • Friend Of Mine And My Teacher
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    I have had many different labels throughout my life but the two that have stuck out the most in my memory are completely contrasting: "painfully shy" and "overly-confident" they were both written by teachers of mine in the space of one year. The year that changed my life, the year that transformed my personality, the year that made me happy. When I moved schools I was forced to make friends quickly and the pressure to "fit in" and become part of my year group was unbelievable. This sparked off a...
  • Dictionary Definition Of Friendship
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    Friendship is something that some people have an abundance of while, others strive to achieve some form of friendship. The dictionary definition of friendship states it as being: the state of being friends. The word friendship has so many hidden definitions. When I think of the word friendship I think about all the past friends that have come and gone. No matter how our friendship ended I still consider them part of my life, because when we were friends they some how changed my life. Even if it ...
  • Time In Josie's Life
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    Josephine - Since I've met my father I have grown to love and accept my new member of the family, at first I was afraid and didn't know what was going to happen but now... now my feelings towards him have changed. If I could have been in my mothers shoes to change the past I would as I think she needs a man in her life. I am 17 now and hopefully a new member in the family might help with getting mum off my back with the going out with friends part of life but I am a girl in my late teens stuck b...
  • Close Friend Of Phil S
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    Once in a lifetime, a person comes along who make you want to do your best. Phil Duong is one of those people. He tries his best to get a smile and be a great friend; in which he's mastered both. However on November 2, his life almost came to an abrupt end. You never know how much a friend means to you until they? re almost not there anymore. Prior to that night, Phil's life was going pretty good. A good female friend had asked Phil to the Homecoming Dance. That same girl was crowned Homecoming ...
  • New Life
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    An Analysis of Roses, Rhododendron Roses, Rhododendron by Alice Adams is a story about the life of a little girl who moves down South, to North Carolina from Boston with her mother to pursue a new life. Jane is being raised in a single parent home in a beautiful small town where she finds some friends and has a fairly descent life. The central idea behind the story that the author is subliminally suggesting, is that, life can become rough and cruel sometimes but having a good and loyal friend wo...

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