JENNIFER TECHNIQUES - Atwood opens her speech using colloquial language. The informal nature of her language makes her speech more accessible for the audience and the humour associated with the colloquial phrases engaging. It sets the casual atmosphere in which the speech is delivered.
Plot/Theme Chapter four begins with Nick listing the people who attended Gatsby's party. Then he describes the trip he and Gatsby took to New York to eat lunch. On the way there, Gatsby talks about his past, but to Nick his story seems improbable. Gatsby claims to be the son of
Friendship from Of Mice and Men and Friendship In an Age of Economics In the modern age friendship comes in many different shapes and sizes. There's the good and there's the bad. You might even find some types of friendships surprising, for example an "entrepreneurial relationship". In the book "Of Mice and Men" Lennie and George are friends, but not very good friends. George is unfortunately friends with Lennie for the wrong reasons.
She put her lunch tray on the table, plopped her backpack on the floor, and sat down across from me. She started to eat the mac and cheese on her plate (51).” When Auggie was hurt he clung to the only people he knew were true friends to him. He is lucky to have Summer, having a Summer in high school would have meant everything to me, as it does to Auggie. Summer saw Auggie for who he truly was, she did not see just his difference she saw him. She saw how smart he was, how nice he was to her. She saw his humor and his pain, she just wanted to be the best person she could be for him and that was a friend. A friend is something you should never take for granted. Someone to lean on, to confess to, and to be silly with. I never had friends like that. My friends talked behind my back to my sister about me, telling her how annoying I was or they couldn’t understand why I thought the way I did. They told my sister not to let me go to a certain college so they didn’t have to “take care” of me for four more years. I didn’t have friends in high school, I had acquaintances, because I was different. The people in my life never even said bye to me when I left for college that is when I started to truly see how I was treated. It took me until I went away to college to find someone like Summer. To find someone who would constantly be there for me whenever I need them and to laugh
The Outsiders shows us that Friends are Valuable. Friends stick together just like a family. The greasers are true friends. Family is valuable to you. Friends probably are too. Some friendships have even stronger bonds than a family. The Greasers were true friends. They stuck together until the end. You know each other well and stick by each other. Remember this the next time you look at your friends. Don’t take your friends for granted and remember that you never know when they will die or leave
In “What are friends for?” by Marion Winik, She explains the type of friends that you may encounter throughout your lifetime. Winik explains the benefits of each friend and the impact that they have on your life. There are eight types of friends which are your Buddies, Relative friends, Work friends, Faraway friends, Former friends, Friends you love to hate, Hero friends, and New friend. They all play a role in your life. They make your life exciting. They are the reason why you don’t go totally insane. Friends are there to help you out.
He saw no way to be happy after that. But Charlie took care of Leo’s happiness.” This is a line from the story. This line shows that when someone is sad and doesn’t think that they won’t be happy friends make you feel better. They stand by your side and make you happier. This is what Charlie did with Leo. He made him happier and he made him feel normal. This also shows that friends are very good to have.
In the book Speak by: Laurie Halse Anderson, the main character Melinda Sordino warns Rachel, her best friend from before the party. Melinda tells her to watch out for Andy Evans by giving her a note that read “ ‘Andy Evans will use you. He is not what he pretends to be. I heard he attacked a ninth grader. Be very, very careful. A friend. P.S. Tell Greta-Ingrid too’ ”. She looks out for Rachel because she still cares about her and doesn't want Rachel to be hurt like Melinda is. In my life I have looked out for certain friends of mine. I've warned them about the different tests and assignments that we have to take.
It is important to choose the right friends, good friends can take you wherever you want to go in life, and the wrong friends can be a disastrous decision. A quote from The Pact sums this up nicely, “Friendship can lift you up, strengthen and empower you, or break you down, weaken and defeat you.” (32) This is why it is so important to surround yourself with positive people, and
Friendship “When you’re up in life, your friends get to know who you are. When you’re down in life, you get to know who your friends are.” - Anonymous. For instance, in the novel Freak the Mighty Max and Kevin demonstrate a strong friendship. To sum up, they were there for each other in the good and bad times. Truly, a good friendship includes trust, teamwork, and having adventures.
When we think of romance novels, one's first thought might be of the kind we see at the newsstand while waiting to check out at the grocery store. Visions of a white knight like Fabio whisking away the fair damsel in distress. Romance novels for the young adult
People may go through hard times but at the end if you are true friends it doesn’t really matter. Just as Roberta and Twyla at the end of the story somewhat seemed like they had made up and came back the their childhood roots. Lately in my life I have came back to the ones I had strayed from. Early last year I had, had a group of friends I would hang with every weekend. But over the summer a new group had arisen and I had thrown them out. Yet that has came back to bite me due to complications between my usual friends. As I have learned it would have been much smarter to stay on good terms with everyone.
In the book Speak Laurie Halse Anderson is saying that in our daily lives friends are great to have, but you can’t depend on them always being there for you. Such as when Laurie Halse Anderson wrote about Melinda and her new friend Heather. Heather was fun at first but then backed stabbed Melinda later. Laurie Anderson wrote about Melinda’s friends leaving her after Melinda called the cops at the party because she was raped. Her friends didn’t bother asking why she did, they just stopped talking to her. Laurie Halse Anderson wrote about Melinda hiding and not opening up to anyone. Now this was where I was saying that Laurie Anderson was writing about it’s good to have a friends around. If Melinda had just one friend to talk to she wouldn’t
On the night before her wedding, Daisy becomes highly intoxicated. She has never had a drink before and therefore has no self-control and can only be herself. While in a drunk state, Daisy begins rambling about changing her mind the night before her wedding. Jordan, Daisy’s friend, remembers this event and tells Nick the story about the night she found Daisy drunk and sobbing in her bed. Fitzgerald writes, “‘Here, dearis.’ She groped around in a waste-basket she had with her on the bed and pulled out the string of pearls. ‘Take ‘em downstairs and give ‘em back to whoever they belong to. Tell ‘em all Daisy’s change’ her mine. Say ‘Daisy’s change’ her mine!’.’ (Page 49)” At that moment, when Daisy is drunk, she is not putting on a show or pretending to be someone she is not, she is simply speaking her mind. She has concerns and doubts, but she never lets anyone see that about her. When Daisy is drunk, she vocalizes her concerns about her future husband, but minutes later she becomes sober and returns to appearing regal. When Daisy is drunk she is able to act as her normal internal self because the part of her that is constantly monitoring her own actions disappears. Daisy is a normal woman who feels love and pain, but she never allows herself to appear this way because she has an image to
For my Child Development 301 class at Grand Valley State University we were assigned a project where we each had to choose a child to observe/test between the ages of five and twelve years of age. The purpose of this assignment was to give us hands on experience observing and