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  • How To Be A Better Friend
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    ~ Eight Ways to be a Better Friend ~ Being a friend isn't just something that we do. It's a skill that we can learn and improve upon. Here, eight ways to be a better friend. Number One: Like yourself The first step in having a good relationship with a friend is to have a good relationship with yourself. When we genuinely like ourselves, we become more attractive to other people. We have more to offer others because we are not constantly focused on our own image and reputation. We become better f...
  • Lake In My Town Like My Father
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    One of my favorite things to do is to reminiscence with my father. It is so relaxing just to sit back and talk about old times. Something that it really funny when my father and I discuss things from the past is the major differences between our pasts even though we both grew up in the same town. Now when people say that 'times are a changing' I really know what they mean. In my town there is a beautiful lake. The scenery around the lake is absolutely breath taking. When my father was younger, h...
  • George The Time Traveler
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    I choose The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells, for my movie book comparison. H.G. Wells copyrighted it in 1895. Rod Taylor and YvetteMimieux played the main characters in the movie. It was directed by George Pal and opened in the year of 1960. There were two main characters in the book and the movie. One of them was the time traveler, George, whom Rod Taylor played. And the other one was Weena, the child like woman that George the time traveler saves. Yvette Mi mieux played her. Both the characters i...
  • 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...
  • Jamie And Landon
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    In 1958 Landon Carter is teenager who spends most of his time hanging out with his friends and trying hard to ignore the responsibilities of adulthood. Then Landon gets roped into acting the lead in the Christmas play. The lead role is played by Jamie Sullivan, A goodie two-shoes. Landon knows of Jamie Sullivan but never conversed with her. Landon begins to talk to Jamie, and soon finds himself becoming good friends with Jamie. Landon's friends make fun of and taunt him for hanging around with J...
  • Your Best Friends
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    Relationships are one of the most unstable aspects of life today, no matter what two people are involved. How you feel about something or someone can change within a day, an hour, or even a moment. Friends come and go, families get torn apart, and boyfriends never last. It's all part of life's cycle. And although we all wish we could do without, sometimes you never can. The hardest part of life is letting go. Growing up in the same place for 17 years will give you friends that go way back. But g...
  • Major's Wounded White Horse
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    The Coup de Grace The short film, The Coup de Grace is a realistic war movie that illustrates the casualties of war. This film does not glorifies war, instead it gives a very realistic view of its aftermath. One of the many artistic techniques use in this movie is the illusion of action which is achieved by the quick movement of the camera. For example, the Captain at the beginning of his search is stationary and facing forward for a long time. As he is facing forward, the background is in motio...
  • Three Girls School Elaine
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    There's one in every Groups time passes many of us will experience an array of trials and tribulations. As we go on our many journeys though out life you " ll find that you have to be strong to make it though hard times. During Elaine's adolescence's she is abused physically and mentally by her peers, but later gains self-confidence. Many people may find the novel Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood to be very disturbing at certain times in the book. When we are first introduced to Elaine, we learn tha...
  • Regulars The Bar
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    Bar Flies When you go to the bar it seems there are always people hanging around much like flies hang around a barn. The people that frequent bars are from many different backgrounds. They are there for a variety of reasons. Some are there to have a burger with friends. Others are spending their time drowning their sorrows with a few drinks. People who frequent bars can be classified into three groups; lifers, regulars, and those who are there to socialize. The first category of bar flies is the...
  • D Artagnan
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    D Artagnan is a young, impoverished man from the rural area of France called Gascony. He goes to Paris in hopes of becoming one of the king's musketeers. He has few assets and relies on his wit and charm to guide him. Despite his lack of juvenility, he still deeply believes in the idea of chivalry. It is that ideal that earns him the respect and friendship of his friends Athos, Port hos, and Aramis. D Artagnan is also a very passionate man. He pursues both his enemies and love interests with rec...
  • My Best Friend
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    I've been influenced by a number of people in my 21 years here on this earth; by my parents, teachers, family / extended family and friends. I have never been influenced in a negative fashion except by some of my previous so called friends. Friends play a large role in whatever is happening in your life at any given point in time. Ever hear someone say, "I / he / she / they were hanging out with the 'wrong' crowd" Well, it's no joke. One's choice of friends relates directly to their performance ...
  • Kinds Of New Friends
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    Paul Rosenblatt English 101 Douglas Research Paper Moving in the Military as a Child For some people, growing up consists of going to the same elementary school, the same middle school, the same high school, with all of the same people. This kind of environment encourages a strong relationship and bonding between the child and the kids who he / she grows up with. They have don't have to worry about moving and having to make new friends because everyone they know is there, and will be there for a...
  • Live Five Best Friends
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    In Los Angeles California, by the Pacific Ocean, Live five best friends together in an apartment in Santa Monica Boulevard. These five friends have known each other for a very long time. They went to kindergarten together, then school together and now they " re at UCLA (University of California in Los Angeles) together. They " ve chaired their good and bad times together, never had a fight between each other. Every one is willing to sacrifice for the others. They love each other a lot. Jason; th...
  • True Friend Through His Actions
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    Theme # 2 Captain Charles Ryder A good friend is someone who remains your friend even if you make the wrong decisions. Friends forgive your mistakes and support your choices even if they disagree with them. A true friend is someone whose love is unconditional. They accept your faults as well as your virtues. A true friend gives without expecting anything in return. A character friend is one that looks upon you as their equal as well as their mentor. They are loyal to you even if people try to co...
  • Last Time
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    This was it. This is the fun, the joy, the choices, the friends, the places, the freedom I had been looking forward to for over three months. The past months had been spent in my room, away from the TV, from the computer, the phone but most importantly, away from human contact. I went to school and from school. That was the only time I got to see the world. School did not count as the world to me. But finally, it was the last day of the semester and I was not sticking around: I was free to go. U...
  • My Best Friends
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    None of us is a superman, who can almost accomplish everything all by himself in our mind, so we, as normal human beings, need help, not always, but sometimes. My family and all my relatives live in the same small town generation after generation. And all my good friends are either my former classmates or ones from the same grade when I was in high school, and now they are not in Shanghai. Also I have no friends out of school. So, after coming to Shanghai for furthering studying in Shanghai Jiao...
  • My Best Friend
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    In my life, there are so many people who try to figure out who I really am. There is one person who knows who I really am and that is my bes friend Lat angela. She knows when I am up ad when I am down. She seems to be intouch with my inner thoughts and emotions. She really understands me, even though she does not always agee with me. She perceives me as who I really am because she listens to my needs an views; she is patient and very compassionate. My best friend perce is me as who I really am b...
  • My Best Friend
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    The inevitable had arrived; my family was moving to the sunshine state of California once and for all. Although I had known about the move nearly a year, I dropped into a state of dismay as the move drew closer. I had a long established life in my current home of Minnesota, which I wasn't ready to let go of. Being the timid 13-year-old boy that I was, entering the 7th grade in a new environment was the equivalent of crossing the Red Sea in my adolescent mind. To make matters worse, the differenc...
  • En My Friend
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    15 rules to live by About this time last year, my best friend was diagnosed with a serious kidney disease; one that if not treated could be fatal. She had been perfectly healthy until about a week before. Her disease was one that she had been born with, but was inactive nail it was triggered. No one is sure what triggered it. I remember the day I found out as if it were yesterday. I was sitting on my couch waiting for a phone call to tell me everything was OK. I was kind of dozing off when I hea...
  • Best Friends In New York Times
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    In Best Friends BEST FRIENDS In New York times are always rough for teenagers growing up. Teens must deal with things like school, violence, drugs, and parents. But when you have good friends to have your back you could get through almost everything. This is evident with these three girls Latoya, Monica, And Regina. They have been through everything together, the good times and the bad. Like the time when Monica was given an academic scholarship to NYU; when Latoya was going through weight probl...

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