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  • Negative Feelings About The Other Woman
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    Two best friends are torn apart. A man meticulously plots revenge on the person who got the job he was dying for. A nation is full of rage and fear because another country beat them in the race to walk on the moon. Sadly, all of these situations were caused by one thing, competition. In Alfie Kohn's essay, "Competition Is Destructive", he describes competition as having a "toxic effect on our relationships" (11). Although competition has many positive effects in this world, when talking specific...
  • Relationship Between Benedick And Beatrice
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    In Much Ado About Nothing, most of the characters had interesting relationships with each other. For example, Hero and Claudio, were deeply in love. Also, Don Juan, and Don John were fighting with each other. Another example was the close friendship between Benedick, Claudio, and Don Juan. But the relationship between Benedick and Beatrice was different than the others. In their relationship, they hated each other, that brought them together. Their personalities were so similar, that it made the...
  • Georg And Ulrich
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    Robert Trajan 10/3/96 English Mod 3 "The Interlopers" plot analysis. Saki's novella, "The Interlopers", explores the intricacies of friendship and rivalry. The story takes place in a European forest one night during the winter. The setting of the story is analogous to the plot; the trees have to bind together for warmth to brave the fierce winter, the same way Ulrich and George have to work together to survive. The exposition does a wonderful job of building suspense by telling of the feud betwe...
  • Understanding Of The Feelings Behind His Possessions
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    Character Analysis for The Portable Phonograph Walter Van Tilburg Clark's short story, The Portable Phonograph, is a tale about the last survivors in the world after the total destruction of a war. The author gives clues and hints of this throughout the beginning by writing ina narrative voice and describing the scene in dark war-like terms. The characters are then introduced as a group of men huddled around a fire. The older of the men, Doctor Jenkins, is the leader and his character is full of...
  • Trust In Long Distance Relationship
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    Long Distance Relationship and How To Make It Work Dear Love Lady, I have a love problem and I don't know what to do. I am a freshman in college and so is my boyfriend. We have been together since our senior year in high school, and we are very much in love. But, since we " ve been at college, we have developed a problem. We don't see each other from month to month. You see, we go to colleges in completely different states. We have always lived on the same street, but now we are so far apart. I ...
  • Their Own Religion
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    Religion serves to both exclude and include other people based on their willingness to accept or adopt that religion. When people are within the religion, they are already part of a community of others sharing their beliefs and including each other in their rituals. When a subculture or secular belief meets a religious assembly, the religious assembly separates the subculture into two collections: those who can and will be converted and those who will not. Of those who can and will, the religion...
  • First Few Times The Feeling Of Ecstasy
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    Dangers of Ecstasy There are many dangers to taking ecstasy that people don t consider. All we think of is the feeling it gives you, the confidence to associate with people, total strangers even. But what does it really do to you. What good is all the happiness when all it is is a sham, a fairy tale that only exists in ones head. We all think it increases our social life, but it actually is decreasing it. Down the line, we eventually become too slow and basically too stupid to even have a social...
  • Mildred And Yank
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    The Hairy Ape displays the obvious differences between social classes like the ones Mildred and Yank fall into. Both characters are alike in so many ways, but share the desire to be what they " re not. They are both trapped in the categories that society has placed upon them. Although they yearn to be someone else, they both know that they are just what society tells them they are. Mildred is a high-class girl who likes to do charitable work. Her father is the owner of Naz erith Steel. She has h...
  • Conversations Between Boys Dont
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    Sex, Lies And Conversation Why Is It So Hard For Men And Women To Talk To Each Other The widespread imbalance in the interests and expectations between the sexes, poses as a communication gap between the two genders. It causes us to have different impressions of social interaction between men and woman. One must understand the other sex in order to come up with a solution. In Deborah Tanned's essay on Why Is It So Hard For Men and Women to Talk to Each Other, she tries to inform us of this lack ...
  • Americans Look
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    As an American, sometimes I find it hard to express my patriotism. We as Americans are always taking things for granted. Whether it be, a stroll in the park, going out with friends, or going to the church of your choice. I look at other countries and there situations and then I start to appreciate what I have and what America has to offer. Isn't it a shame that we need to see the outcries of foreign nations and the turmoil of its people in order to see and embrace what we think so little of? I w...
  • Your Editor In Chief
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    Dear S akiko and Edmund, After reviewing both of your letters, I can definitely see that you guys do not get along. You both gave me your opinions of each other and I can see that you both have different views of each other. Hopefully, as your Editor in Chief, I can resolve your differences. Even though the two of you may not be on the same page, you really need to try and give each other respect. Although you guys aren't friends, you are coworkers and you both see each other eight hours a day, ...
  • Communication Process
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    The communication process is used in every kind of relationship. It could be in a friendship, an acquantance, a significant other, a family, and many more. I found out these processes can be harder than you think three years ago. My father got remarried and I was forced to become up close and personal with complete strangers, my stepfamily. The communication process language in my stepfamily describes the concepts and ideas of the transactional communication model and the social penetration theo...
  • Empathy To The Communication Of Emotion
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    Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as: 'The ability to imagine oneself in anther's place and understand the other's feelings, desires, ideas, and actions. It is a term coined in the early 20th century, equivalent to the German E inf " uh lung and modelled on 'sympathy. ' The term is used with special (but not exclusive) reference to aesthetic experience. The most obvious example, perhaps, is tha...
  • Shepard's Father
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    In the Sam Shepard's Short Story "The Real Gabby Hayes" we follow his relationship with his father. In the beginning of the story Shepard shows mixed feelings of emotion towards his father. He has a mutual respect for him, but at the same time feels hurt at some of the things his dad says about his mother. He does not hate his father but he does feel confused about the way his father presents himself. He loves his father, and is trying extremely hard to build a relationship with his father and t...
  • 10 Other Black Men
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    It is the year 1960 and We colored folks want equal rights. My name is Jason Davis and I am 25 years old and I work with the NAACP and with the non violent act committee. Here I am marching downtown with 50,000 other blacks. We are not marching to the capitol though. We are walking to the lunch counters downtown that only whites can sit at. My legs are loose and there is butterflies in my stomach. I can tell that the man next to me feels the same way. Lots of white people are staring at us as we...
  • People Of Other Races
    536 words
    What does it mean to be American American citizens are granted life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. One who is American can control their destiny depending on how hard they work; they are not confined to a class system that they were born into, as in many other countries. But what does this all mean And, how does equality fit into this picture The constitution states that all men are created equal, but when this statement was written, the word men was associated with the white male. In t...
  • Ralph And The Other Characters
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    First person narrative means writing from the "I' point of view. Some writers find it easier to unfold a story from this personal point of view. It also helps by alternately telling the story and showing it, because the narrator explains the events, gives his or her feelings about it and as it is played out, the reader can more easily follow the story. Almost as if the author is setting up the scene and then bringing you through it with him or her. Because of this, it feels as if the author is t...
  • Sikhs In India
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    After watching the! ^0 Through Australian Eyes! +/-, it leads the responders to the feeling of empathy and understanding of the difficulties of deciding who you are. When the composer, Jessie Thandi travels to the home of Sikhs "C Punjab and joins the special occasion, she then knows a bit of history about the Sikhs, that it is the war with Indian Moslems. She feels sympathy for it because she is part of Sikhs and now finds an strong positive connection with these people. But she seems to prefer...
  • Love Among Friends
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    rr is my bf, and i love him w very much. First of all, love is the solicitude between lovers. "Lovers", as its name implies the meaning of love. Between the lovers, whenever one is happy, the other feels happy; whenever one is sad, the other also feels sad. They love each other as themselves. Let me tell you a touching story. It was winter. I caught a bad cold and had a high fever for a few days. At that time, Rickie, my boyfriend, still lived in Vancouver. He was very worried about my illness. ...
  • Ambition
    281 words
    Ambition is the strong desire to crave for things that can fill in the emptiness of a man's inner world. It sometimes leads to a good result and sometimes to a bad result, depending on the intention of the man. In other words, a man might try to achieve his goal with a respectable and moral action whereas the other might try to accomplish his urge with a wicked and depraved action. Therefore, there are two points of view we can discuss the definition of ambition, a good ambition and an evil ambi...

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