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  • The Writing Shame by Dick Gregory

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    The writing Shame, was taken from Nigger, an autobiography written by Dick Gregory. This narrative was about two childhood experiences that can teach a lesson on how the negative actions of a person can have a profound effect on a person’s life. Gregory tells about two different situations and how they affect his childhood, one in which he has no control over, and the other, where given a choice, he fails to respond. The narrative begins when Gregory is about seven years old, quite young to be experiencing

  • My Experience With Customer Service Representatives

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    Have you ever had an experience with customer service representatives? Some have stood out for being unpleasant to me because of my inability to communicate with Native Americans fluently. Sadly, I’ve had so many of them that it will take a lot for any of them to stand out. Some parts of my embarrassments have been silly and unnecessary, and I regret being embarrassed. Sure, emotion is irrational, but no one else understands why I was embarrassed, it was probably a less clumsy situation than I thought

  • The Statue Of Liberty At Ellis Island

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    America is a melting pot of culture. The statue of liberty at Ellis Island has welcomed hundreds of thousands of immigrants into this country since the early 1900s. Although the immigrant families knew it was important to learn the American language and American culture, they also wanted to keep alive their rich heritage and pass it onto their children. This was often a struggle as their children attended American schools and picked up on the American culture ways quicker than their elder parents

  • The Scarlet Ibis Character Analysis

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    Mina Chapman Mrs. Pfeifer Block 4 23 October 2017 “The Scarlet Ibis” “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst is a story of a boy who lets pride get to his mind. The story follows Brother, who longs for a brother to play with but instead has with a brother who is invalid. He taunts his little brother, Doodle, in many ways, such as making him touch his own casket. Because he is embarrassed of Doodle, Brother makes a point to teach him how to walk; in addition, he also tries to teach him how to run, swim

  • Shame : Theory And Treatment Of Shame

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    Shame, a word that can send shivers down anyone’s spine. Shame is a painful feeling of different emotions like guilt, sadness, and embarrassment that are focused on how one feels about self. These feelings are a nasty result when an individual feels that they have participated in something wrong. When an individual experiences feelings of shame, their focus has the potential to become redirected and surrounded around that shame (Kaufman, 1996). The process of analyzing the various parts of shame

  • Initiation Story Essay

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    Initiation Story "A&P", written by John Updike, is based on a moment in the life of a cashier. He was known as Sammy and he referred to his position in the grocery store as a slot checker. Sammy spent his time watching and wondering about customers. One day, while working, three girls dressed in bikinis entered the store and attracted his attention. He describes the three girls movements and watches them as they roam throughout the store. Eventually, the girls work their way to Sammy's

  • Scarlet Ibis Analysis

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    Taking care of a sibling who is disabled can be embarrassing to you. So you decided to make them become normal. But you did it for your own selfish reason and because of your pride. In the story, “The Scarlet Ibis” the narrator felt embarrassed because he had a disabled brother. He planned to smother Doodle, but stop once he realized Doodle was all there. The narrator kept taking care of Doodle and the narrator was irritated. The narrator was more harsh to Doodle so he doesn’t have to take care of

  • The Joy Luck Club By Amy Tan

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    Wiktoria Ostrowska 12/1/15 JLC FLE First Draft English 8-6 Clear Reflection, of Personality The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan follows multiple Chinese-American women who struggle with their self-identity and creating a balance between American and Chinese culture. Because of their immigration and many hardships in life, many of the

  • "The First Day" Analysis Essay

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    “The First Day” by Edward P. Jones It’s only natural to keep vivid memories of certain monumental moments in life, such as the first day of school, for a long time. “The First Day” by Edward P. Jones tells the story of a mother and daughter on the daughter’s first day of school. In the beginning of the story, the mother goes to great lengths to prepare her daughter for this important occasion. After the preparation is over, she takes her daughter to a particular school before being told that she

  • A Day You Remember The Worst Thing

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    A Day to Remember The worst thing that could happen to a child is getting embarrassed in front of their friends. As I sit down and think about all the times I have been embarrassed only one period stands out as my most embarrassing moment. That most embarrassing moment happen to be my 5th grade year. I was the life of the party in 5th grade I stayed in something all the time it wasn’t a day I didn’t get in trouble. I could get the class hyped at any time of the day it wasn’t nothing for my friends