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  • Robert's In The Mountains Of North Carolina
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    Luden Sorrells What is it about the smell of whisky that soothes a man's soul? Recently I went to visit my family, the Robert's, in the mountains of North Carolina. The first thing I did when I stepped out of the car was try and smell that glorious aroma. My name is Luden Sorrells. Better known back home as Uncle Luden. I have what some might call a monarch reputation as a drinking man. I moved away from home at the age of sixteen and headed toward California on my motorcycle. Although I've been...
  • My Mother A Lot
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    Personal Writing About My Mother and Her Stay In the Hospital by Master of ZoulDuring second period math class, the PA comes on. I hear 'David Higgins to the office for an early dismissal, Please'. Being as I was only in the second grade, I rushed to the office, only to see my God Mother waiting for me. She tells me that we have to go pick up my other two brothers at pre-school. I asked her why, but, she only responded with 'I'll explain later'. So I followed her to the car and hopped in. We rus...
  • Their Working Mothers Absence From Home
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    Should Women Work Outside of the Home Due to the changes in society and increasing financial demands on today's families, more women are compelled to take on careers, rather than stay at home. There is much debate on the subject. Some argue that a mother's presence at home is necessary for the proper development of children. Childbearing expert T. Berry Braz elton suggested that children who fail to bond with parents before the age of one may grow up to be terrorists. (Eyer, 41) Conversely, othe...
  • Families Of Employed Mothers
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    To Work or Not To Work The Dilemma of the Working Mother INTRODUCTION: The discipline of Sociology has long been interested in the study of human behavior. This interest grows from the sociological conception of relationships which distinguish the individual and differentiate him from other members of society. Through the ages, man has been influenced by social interaction and cultural surroundings. Sociologists have also recognized that a social institution consists of a concept and a structure...
  • Lot About Her Mother
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    Has Childhood Changed? By Charve' Brown The purpose of this assignment is to examine if childhood has changed in the past 40 to 50 years. For the assignment I interviewed a 9 year old African American female and a 54 year old African American female. During my interview I found out that childhood has changed tremendously. Morals and values have been subsided due to priorities. Then on the contrary stress has taken a dramatic rise due to more children being raised in a single-parent home. In this...
  • Important To My Mother
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    Role Model Paper on My Motherly Sean Grayson A role model is someone who you can relate with. It is someone who will be hopefully you learn from and in turn they learn from you. My role model is my mother. She had to go through a summer of hell and this is what happened to her and what I learned to. God gives you certain situations and you have to run with it. I did not want big responsibilities. I figured", Why should I worry about them, until I have to". My way of thinking was selfish. I have ...
  • Beverly's Mother
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    My Own Two Feet As Beverly and her mother and father wait patiently at the Greyhound Bus Station. She hated waiting for the bus, it always seemed as if it forever. All around her she could smell the stench of burning rubber. Apparently Beverly had been invited to spend the summer with her mother's cousin Verna for the summer while attending college in San Francisco, California. Beverly had never been to college and was actually being pressured by her mother not to go in the first place. It was s...
  • Claire And A New Astrid
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    As a result of her mother's incarceration, Astrid is trusted into a myriad of unmerited situations- the foster homes. One evil stepmother leads to another in this tale of adversity and just when Astrid's prospects brighten under a shining sun, the clouds roll in and it begins to rain. "White Oleander" is a Cinderella story with all the ingredients of misery and misfortune but the wrong ending. At the beginning of her first real encounter with calamity, Astrid is inundated with a deluge of emotio...
  • Back Home
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    queen victoria was born in 1819 and's hs 4 e died in 1901. she was queen of the united kingdom and empress of india. h' a if has ais u hai ak auf ha' oas i ei f ja iago ii; to ia ao rao a oi oi at amie wop a opt ia op ap Tara Mulvihill Mulvihill 1 Mrs. StambaughEnglish 351-4th April 9, 2002 Creative Paper " The Secret Life of Tara Mulvihill" "Good morning princess", I heard a voice day in a British accent as I looked around the huge bed chambers where I found myself laying. "Where am I?" I whisp...
  • Kind Of Mom
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    Why I Feel It Is Important To Be A Good Mother Ever since I was a little girl, I always thought that the most important job in the world was to be a mother. Struggling through my own childhood, which encompassed my parent's divorce, a new stepfather, and the overwhelming sense of loneliness, I made a vow to myself that I would make every effort possible to assure that my own children never felt the intense heartache I suffered as a child. It wasn't until my early twenties that I realized where t...
  • Soldier's Home And Uncle Fred
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    Character Comparison Harold Krebs in " Soldier's Home" and Uncle Fred in "My Uncle Fred" both have one thing in common. They have experiences about a World War. Nonetheless, the two men have certain outstanding differences with regards to their characters. In "Soldier's Home", we encounter Harold Krebs, who is the main character coming back from Germany after the war to his home state of Oklahoma. When he came, people had already welcomed all the other soldiers that came back from the war. To th...
  • Home Carl
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    Although race is a constant theme in Langston Hughes's writings, critics note his ability to write about essentially racial themes while delineating the personal circumstances of each main character (Votteler 108). In "On the Way Home", Hughes relates a mans grief over the death of his mother without specifying the race of the characters (Votteler 108). A close critique of the story proves to be interesting. I will analyze "On the Way Home", by Langston Hughes, in terms of symbols, characters, a...
  • Narrator's First High School Dance
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    Alice Munro's "The Red Dress" is about a young girl's first high school dance. Her home and school environment determined her attitude towards the dance. The narrator in this story is a person who does not know where she belongs and she seems to be blaming her mother for most of her troubles. She wishes to be like Lonnie, her good friend that has no mother. This girl is not sure how things are supposed to be. She just wants to fit in, but she feels she does not know where. The character feels li...
  • Woman's Place Is In The Home
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    Is A Woman's Place in the Home Glyn is R. Hay Richards Is Woman's Place Is In The Home I glanced at my watch; it was 3: 30 p.m. I logged off the computer picked up my car keys and signaled to my boss. He knows the meaning of that familiar signal. It means I am dashing off to pick up my kids (ages 10 and 13) from school. After picking them up I will take them home and leave them to perform the familiar routine that they have been practicing for years. First they will have their bath, then take th...
  • Consequences Krebs
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    Reasons For Leaving Coming back to what used to be home from an extremely traumatic war scenario creates a degree of alienation for any returning soldier. It is even more difficult when the soldier is a teenager whose life away at war is his first lengthy experience away from home. In Soldiers Home by Ernest Hemingway, Harold Krebs, who has had his moral views and beliefs altered by his life in the army, arrives home to a town that has not change much at all. Wanting to live a smooth life withou...
  • Mother And Her Sons
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    A Mother's Transformation From Innocence to Knowledge Dress Chraibi's Mother Comes of Age is an exceptional novel about an Arab woman seeking knowledge of the world. Despite the main character's age, the novel can be described as a bildungsroman because of her personal growth. This woman develops and matures from a secluded, uneducated woman to an informed activist, proving she is capable of anything. The novel begins with the mother ignorant to modern society. Junior emphasizes this. "No one ha...
  • My Mother's Best Friend
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    On Saturday August 3rd 1997 I woke up a ten-year old boy, got out of bed brushed my teeth and ate my breakfast in much haste. I was anticipating the day ahead of me; it was exciting because I was going over to my friends for a sleep over. My mother's best friend with whom she grew up owned the friend's house of which I was going to. Her name was Geri Pou drier and she was a great lady. She looked out for every one else before herself. She- baby-sat me when I was a toddler. I grew up with her son...
  • Door Of The Classroom To My Car
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    Waking up from the sound of my mother beating on the door, I look at the clock and jump out of bed and run to the bathroom before anyone else gets there. I think to myself, "It is only 5: 55 in the morning. Why am I getting up so early?" I figure that it is only a start to the long day that is ahead of me. After fooling around in the bathroom for twenty minutes, I walk into the kitchen to say good morning to my grandmother. By the time I awake, my father has already left for work. After spending...
  • Sgt Niland After Being
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    The Hollywood story of Saving Private Ryan, elegantly portrays the partial reality behind this event. The real "Ryan" was actually a man from the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division known as Sgt. Fritz Niland. His three brothers were killed in action (KIA) overseas. His mother had received all three telegrams from the war department all in the same day. Sgt. Niland was soon to be removed from the front lines and returned home to his family. During the parachuting the day b...
  • My Mother Back At Home
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    The deafening roar of metal beasts greets me every day, As the fac? try doors I open wide, Remembrin? what my mother always used to say, I slowly saddened make my way inside. I take my place along the line, as routine as can be, Retrieve my needle and my off white thread, Felling trapped, wishing to live free, While questions, ? why? , ?? what if? , ? soar through my head.? You go out there and do your stuff, ? Mom told me every morn? She smiled proudly, then she? d hug me tight.? Don? t be late...

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