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  • Metaphors In Anne Bradstreet's The Author To Her Book

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    all may judge” like a mother might be embarrassed and ashamed because of some of her child’s actions (6). Even though the speaker thinks she is a terrible author because of the mistakes in her book, when she sees her work as an actual book, her “blushing was not small, my rambling brat (in print)” (7-8). She was somewhat proud of her book as now it is published and bound as a book, just like a mother would be proud of her child’s achievements. Then, after the moment of proudness, the

  • Essay on A&P: Short Story

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    started showing up, watching the argument take place at the register. In this event Updike made it known how embarrassed the girls were, he described Queenie as furious and nervous, it wasn't just Queenie that was embarrassed, the other two were also blushing with embarrassment. After the girls left, which now leads us to the depressing part of the story, when Sammy quits his job, hoping the girls would see his courageous deed. Unfortunately, they were not able to see him quit his job, because they

  • Analysis Of Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

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    Language as a combination of single words and different ideas affects us everyday in life. In the essay “Mother tongue” by Amy Tan, the author describes how her mother’s English influences her in her career and life that the “mother tongue” does not limit her as a writer, but shaped her and her perception on life instead. And her attitude to her mother’s English changes from the initial embarrassment to the final appreciation. Tan’s attitude towards her mother’s English begins with embarrassment

  • Amy Tan Mother Tongue Analysis

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    Novelist and essayist, Amy Tan, in her essay, “Mother Tongue”, emphasizes the hardships faced by those who speak with limited English. Tan strives to broaden awareness of the damaging stereotypes thrown upon those with limited English, creating a personal and reflective tone that develops her attitude toward her mother.     Tan uses connotative diction to develop her attitudes towards her mother. As a child, Tan was “ashamed” of her mother’s English. But as she grew, she came to the realization

  • Emotion 3 I believed I experienced my most embarrass moment of the year was during mid of this

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    Emotion 3 I believed I experienced my most embarrass moment of the year was during mid of this semester where I accidentally walk into the girl’s toilet in college. That day was the day I stay overnight to finish my assignment. Not even enough sleep in the morning really kills me and making me drowsy. After attending few hours of lectures, I had stomach ache and I just could not stand anymore, so I decided to go to the toilet and also to wash my face hoping that I can still hanging there for the

  • Persuasive Essay About Public Shame

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    “Shame corrodes the very part of us that believes we are capable of change”(Brené Brown). In The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, a woman is publicly shamed for having a child with a man who is not her husband. Another example of public shame can be seen in modern day articles “Florida ‘Scarlet Letter’ Law is Repealed by Gov. Bush,” by Dana Canedy, and “Houston Couple Gets ‘The Scarlet Letter’ Treatment.” Both talk of public shame that people have had to endure in the present day. Public

  • Shame, By Tim O ' Brian

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    Throughout this quarter we have read many books and many genres, at first glance they don’t seem to have any intertwining themes or ideas. Yet when you dig deeper than face value you can see that there is many underlying themes that the average reader might easily overlook. Shame is an overall human element that is seen all throughout; The Things They Carried, the Fifth Child, and Pocatello. Shame is the key to good literature, it is what drives the other emotions, and without shame people would

  • Analysis Of Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

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    What does it feel like to be raised in an immigrant family? In the essay “Mother tongue” by Amy Tan, the author describes how her mother’s English influences her in her career and life that the “mother tongue” does not limit her as a writer, but shaped her and her perception on life instead. And her attitude to her mother’s English changes from the initial embarrassment to the final appreciation. Tan’s attitude towards her mother’s English begins with embarrassment and humiliation. Growing up in

  • Don T Call Me Ishmael Quotes

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    Don’t Call Me Ishmael Analytical Essay Ishmael Leseur is the main character in “Don’t Call Me Ishmael” a book by Michael Gerard Bauer. As a young boy, he courageously stepped up to year nine only to be bullied for his name, embarrassed in front of his first love and to become a social outcast. This leads to him naming year nine the toughest, the weirdest, the most embarrassingly awful and best year of his life. Ishmael started year nine thinking he can stay invisible like he did in year eight. But

  • Living Without Living

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    “I thought this every hour of every day for a very long time: I want my mother. My mother is dead.” (Strayed). Cheryl Strayed was flooded with an overwhelming amount of grief when she lost her mother to cancer. In her mind she was too young to die, which left Cheryl angry at her mother for dying. She lived under the guidance of her mother all of her life, and suddenly it was gone. Many people find themselves crying in bed for days or months, leaning on their family and friends, or exercises more