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  • Polonius's Advice In My Daily Life
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    College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why - Polonius ofHamletPolonius, father of Laertes, in William Shakespear's Hamlet, strikes me as someone exceptional. In the first act, he gives advice to his son who is departing on a journey. Polonius's advice guides me in almost every aspect of my life. I would like to talk with Polonius to gain more insight on life. Along with other advice, Polonius delivers one of te most famous quotes from Hamlet: 'To thine own self be true. ' P...
  • True Test Of Friendship
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    Critical Lens: Loyalty is the test of a true friendship A true friendship is filled with though times, during these times loyalty is expressed and you learn who your true friends are. Life is all about ups and downs, the highs are high but the lows are even lower. Friends are the only things close enough to hold your feet to the ground and their loyalty is the sobering force in an otherwise hectic world. Both William Shakespeare's Hamlet and J. D Salinger's Catcher in the Rye show that loyalty i...
  • Role In Porters Development Of Her Presentation
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    I: Organizational Pattern: Rogerian Christa Porter examines what a true friend is. She does this by establishing a presentation with a Rogerian pattern as its basis. This pattern is seen in several aspects mentioned by Porter, the more obvious aspect is when she invites the audience to give their opinion of what a true friend is. Porter is basically discovering what the listeners positions are when asking what they think a true friend is. Porter also reveals her pattern choice when she presents ...
  • Allegorical Figure In Everyman
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    Dual Roles In many stories, it is often noticed that the writers use an allegorical figure to demonstrate abstract qualities as actual people. In these stories the allegorical figure holds a name that will tell you what his character is supposed to be representing. The allegorical figure is a cunning and unique way of taking a characteristic or an object and making it come alive to the readers. This can put an advantage upon your story when trying to get across a certain point, but most often a ...
  • Our Very Old Family Friends From Canada
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    Friendship Essay A friend is defined as a person whom one knows, likes, and trusts. This type of a relation is friendship. In every society in the world people have and follow this relationship and support it. In some societies this relationship is given more importance than others. In our society friends are given almost the same attention as ones family member. Family is the closest relationship a person has, and if that is disturbed a friend can be very helpful. For me my friends are a part o...
  • True Friend
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    Dying Softly "Nobody heard him, the dead man, / but still he lay moaning:" (lines 1-2). This is how many people go on through life. Many are dying inside but you would never know. It is possible for people to create masks to hide their emotions. Sometimes these masks are so deceptive that even close friends or family members cannot see through then until it is too late. In Stevie Smith's poem, "Not Waving but Drowning" the writer effectively highlights how someone's cry for help can be mistaken ...
  • 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...
  • Your Side As A True Friend
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    Betrayal has played a major role throughout society for many years; this shows true in the play "Hamlet" and also in my own life. In contrast there are many friendships that show loyalty. Hamlet struggles with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern because they betray him more then once. In the time of need for Hamlet Horatio sticks through and shows Hamlet he cares. I have been through betrayal with a friend and in the time of hurt you need someone like Horatio to be at your side as a true friend would. ...
  • New Friends
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    There are a lot of ways in know ing a friend; it's whether or not you take the first step to introduce yourself. Always's wear a warm smile, you might find one of the true friends out there! By introducing friends to one another, we capture another way in know ing another new friend. Your friend in tro duces her friend to you and you and her friend might even be come best of friends! The everyday life of school gives us the opportunity to meet new friends, to know and understand each other and a...
  • Eliza's Assaults Against True Womanhood
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    In her article, "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860", Barbara Welter discusses the nineteenth-century ideal of the perfect woman. She asserts that "the attributes of True Womanhood... could be divided into four cardinal virtues-piety, purity, submissiveness and domesticity". Furthermore, she adds that "if anyone, male or female, dared to tamper with the complex virtues which made up True Womanhood, he was damned immediately as an enemy of God, of civilization and of the Republic" (Welter 152)...

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