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  • Reflection Paper On Counselling

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    The first counseling session was an introductory time for me and Counselor, Janine King to become acquainted. Janine introduced her techniques and her journey to becoming a counselor. I shared my counseling journey, my academic goals, and the areas that I wanted to focus on during the ten weeks. The session ended by creating a road map of the areas in my life that might be explored. In session two, Janine went over my MMPI results and inquired about my life story. It was interesting to

  • Reflection Paper On Counselling

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    Session one was an introductory session. Janine King was my counselor and introduced her techniques and her journey of becoming a counselor. I shared my counseling journey, my academic goals, and the areas that I wanted to discuss. The session ended by mapping out a schedule of counseling sessions to fulfill academic requirements and prayer. In session two, Janine went over my MMPI results with me and inquired about my life story. It was interesting to learn that Janine’s MMPI results

  • American Literature Since The Civil War

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    the American tradition of summer vacation, the commonly experienced mid-life crisis, anxiety about change, and fear of one’s own mortality. E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake” is a memorable piece of American literature that continues to be relatable today because of its emphasis on growing old and facing one’s own mortality, as told through an American lens. The essay takes place during summer vacation in the early 20th century. The speaker has fond memories of summertime when his father rents

  • My Memories A Favorite Memory

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    An individual’s childhood memory has impacted them in some way whether it be emotionally or physically. From one memory to another, good or bad, develops the entity of a person’s personality or logic. I considered one of my worst memories a favorite memory because, from that experience, I gained development as an individual. The start of that development occurred on vacation without my parents attending. Like any other child, I became very enthusiastic of the whole idea of freedom and self-guidance

  • Summary Of Once More To The Lake

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    “Once More to the Lake,” by E.B White is a short story that provokes reflection by exploring familial relationships and human relation to time. It narrates the tale of a man who spent his childhood summers with his family at a rented lake property in Maine. After years apart from the sacred place, he decides to return with his son. To the narrator’s relief, the lake and its surroundings appear to be the same, at least on the surface. However, he overlooks the decades that have passed and refuses

  • Once More To The Lake Summary

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    White’s childhood memory and mortality. White begin the essay by recalling the memory which he and his family went to a lake for a summer vacation. Years later, White revisited the lake with his son, and started to remember the moments with his father. He started to go through the details of his childhood vacation and felt like his son was now experiencing the same experiences. In fact, White mentioned he has an identity crisis because he could not differentiate or distinguish the old memory from the

  • Persuasive Essay Vacation

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    The average American receives ten days of paid vacation a year and millions of workers do not even use them all. Vacation provides a much-needed escape from the daily grind and hustle n bustle of the work routine. The best kind of vacations include family and friends, lively experiences, new countries, cultures, and the promise of relaxation. Relaxing on the beach in the Bahamas, ziplining in Sao Paulo, horse backing in the Andes Mountains, or exploring the city of Vienna in Austria all provide a

  • Once More Of The Lake

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    “Once More to the Lake” is a short essay written by E.B. White for his column in the New Yorker, One Man’s Meat. “Once More to the Lake” is a story about a father who is taking his son to his childhood vacation spot. On the trip, the father finds himself inside the memories of his past. Throughout the trip, the father finds differences in the lake from when he was a child. While much of E.B. White 's essay is set in the present, the author explores his own mortality as he looks both to the past

  • Character Development Of Tomas, Tereza, Sabina And Franz

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    Memory can be defined as information retained about the past events and experiences. As Craig D. Lounsbrough once said, “Our experiences are the building blocks of the future hewn out of the granite of the present.” In other words, our memories are what morphs us into who we are and who we will become. In the novel, Kundera suggests that the memory of our past greatly affects who we are in the future since humans are inherently historical. As the novel progresses, the reader discovers that decisions

  • My European Vacation

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    European Vacation My childhood was filled with weekend road trips with my family traveling to surrounding states. Sitting in the back of our mini van with my brother watching Scooby-Doo is one of the best memories I have. As my brother and I got older, we started taking bigger trips. The first big trip my family took was to Disney World, I can still remember the feeling of feeling the plane's wheels take off the ground. Since then, I have always craved that feeling. Traveling became something that