The article has been written by Barbara Wallraff who is English Language graduate. She is enthusiastic about the recent happenings to the English Language, that’s why she discusses with people about the universality of the English language. Ms. Wallraff has started the argument of the article by developing thesis statement on the universality of the English Language which has later been supported by related arguments of the article.
Carrie Mae Weems is an African American artist, who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, but mostly known for her “Kitchen Table” photography series. Her art is focused around the serious issues African American have to face in the United States every day.
Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an American administrator, educator, and social activist. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004.
Laurie S. Miller was an assistant professor at Clarion University. She was also the advisor The Clarion Call and the Society of Collegiate Journalists. Also was the former adjunct professor at Point Park University, former instructor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va. As if that was impressive enough the late Miller was a former reporter for the Tribune-Review in Greenburg and worked at The Daily Courier in Connellsville. Miller of 320 Evergreen Drive, Mt. Pleasant, Pa. was born July 10, 1958. She leaves behind her loving son Dylan S. Ramsier of Greensburg, Pa., her mother Margaret E. Miller of Dawson, her sister Janice L. Covert of Jacksonville, Fla., and her two bothers Robert M. Miller and Scott E. Miller of Connellsville, Pa., and
“The Defining Decade” by Meg Jay was an interesting and helpful book to read. The theme of this book is about how important are twenties are in building our future. We usually view our twenties as a decade of having fun and avoiding hard decisions. However, Dr. Meg Jay pointed out that the decisions we make in our twenties can have a profound impact on the life we will be living 10 years from now. Dr. Meg Jay provided advice that we need to hear, so that we will become healthy adults in all areas of our lives.
As she grows she discovers more of what she is capable of. Now she realizes that even though she is going crazy, she is still alive. Above all, she does not want to hide anymore and is not afraid to come out of her shell of guilt. “I don’t want to hang out in my hidey-hole anymore…. I don’t feel like hiding anymore” (p.191-192). She comments about not wanting to go back to her closet because she is not afraid of what might happen to her. In the same way she says that she, in no matter what condition, is still alive and breathing. “I have survived… Confused, screwed up but still here” (p.188). She is happy that she survived and that it does not matter if she is frustrated, she still has to stay for the ones who love her. In order which she has to take care of the old Melinda she was and let go of the Melinda she was after the party. After this realization she understood that she is not perfect but she can grow to love those
DR.LUCILLE TEASDALE-CORTI Lucille Teasdale-Corti was one of the first female surgeons in Canada. Lucille studied hard in school, graduated with top marks. She specialized in surgery. Lucille interned in a children's hospital in Montreal. While she was working she meet Piero Corti an Italian doctor who studied in pediatrics. She had to move to France to complete her training. Piero Corti, who would soon be her husband asked Lucille if she would join him in Uganda to work as the hospital’s first and only surgeon. They travelled to Gulu, Uganda, to practice medicine and to help those in need. She was the only doctor there so she saw lots of patients and lots of surgery in hard conditions sometimes. But this glorious work she did would kill her by contracting aids, she was told that she would die in two years still worked for another eleven years she died at 67 in 1996. She's one of the most remarkable women in Canada.
Wilma Mankiller was born November 18, 1945 in Oklahoma but later relocated due to the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Indian Relocation Program of the 1950’s. Because the relocation program failed to keep promises it made to Native Americans, Wilma became an activist fighting for the rights of Native Americans (Wallis).
Joy is a good mother and wants the best for her son. She moved to get away from the trouble and problems to give Wes another and better chance in a new area. Joy moved in with her parents and put Wes in a private school to see if the
Love is a powerful force, and Lieutenant Cross sometimes gets lost in his musings while thinking of Martha. O’Brien writes: “His mind wandered. He had difficulty keeping his attention on the war. On occasion he would yell at his men to spread out the column, to keep their eyes open, but then he would slip away into daydreams, just pretending, walking barefoot along the Jersey shore, with Martha, carrying nothing.” Like any sane person in his situation, Lieutenant Cross wants to escape – to anywhere else but the war. The war brings terrible experiences – fear, death, hunger, and pain beyond imagination. The only way that Lieutenant Cross can endure these things is by escaping to an imaginary life with Martha. Although to her, he is little more than a friend, to Lieutenant Cross, Martha represents innocence, perfection, and a world free from war.
“Speak Essay by Ally Snyder ” Starting her Freshman year of High School, Melinda found herself in a very dark, low, depressing, time in her life. She had lost all the ambitions she had for her High School career. She had lost her voice and passion for everything. Until Andy Evans made her find her voice after he sexually assaulted her. After all that Andy had put Melinda through made her find herself and her voice to come back from a traumatizing experience.
Mae Tuck had been held in custody for the past few days and was due to hang in the gallows. She was convicted of the murder of Henry Collins, a bright man with whom we spoke to earlier this week. Furthermore, Mae Tuck and her family were accused of kidnapping the girl who helped her escape prison, Winifred. Winifred, however, claims that this accusation is untrue and that she went with the Tuck family on her own will. "Winnie was always such a well-behaved young lady," Winifred's mother sniffled, "she has certainly changed since she has returned home. I don't know what that monstrous family has done to our poor Winnie. She has suddenly become extremely deceptive and persuasive and her intentions are clouded, we can't trust her anymore."
“Mixed cultural signals have perpetuated certain stereotypes…”(Page 372, paragraph 2, line 1). The Myth of the Latian Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria, by Judith Ortiz Cofer is about how Judith Ortiz Cofer was discriminated because she is a Latina Woman. She describes about several people treating her
A major influence on Alice's identity was when she was a young child and her grandmother would tell her stories about events that occurred in Cambodia. In Alice's teenage years, her beloved grandmother has a stroke, developed disabilities and eventually had passed away. It is around this time where serious psychological problems occur for Alice. This almost forces her into a mental state in which she knows she does not fit in with the Australian culture. She believed she had to do everything she could to change that otherwise Alice knew she would break down mentally. Alice was forced to attempt to fit the social standards of Australia.