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  • Embarrassment And Brain Pruning

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    teens and kids don’t always have to fit in or be in a big group, but still have the fear of getting rejected, making each one’s self-esteem lower. This activity is known as embarrassment. Teens and kids throughout the world get it every day between school, social media, and even just in the middle of the public. Embarrassment is caused when seeing the world changes in teens brains as the hormones power up. From the day kids start learning things all the way up until they die, brain pruning occurs

  • Embarrassment Of The Family Name

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    embarrassment to the family name. Akhmatova seems to have a struggle though. She complains that her and her husband, Nikolay, cannot have a normal life due to their careers, and she longs for a normal family life. This is something that is commonly seen today, where working mothers must struggle between making money and having a career and devoting time to their families. Nikolay blames Akhmatova’s career on their abnormal family life, and she complains that he does not give her enough affection

  • Courage and Cowardice in The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

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    (22). The soldiers did not want to be at war, they imagined to themselves “It’s (the war) over, I’m gone!—they were naked, they were light and free” (22). Furthermore, O’Brien himself admits he went to war not out of courage, but out of embarrassment and cowardice. In the chapter “On The Rainy River,” O’Brien received a draft letter for the Vietnam War. He was in shock, “I was too good for this war. Too smart, too compassionate, to everything. It couldn’t happen. I was above it. A mistake,

  • Social Amibition is the Stepping Stone to Humilliation in Shakespeare's Twefth Night

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    In William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy of Twelfth Night, Malvolio’s, Sebastian’s and Sir Andrew’s greed for power and status, mirror the theme that being socially ambitious makes people an easy target for mockery and embarrassment. In the play, Malvolio desperately tries to win Olivia’s heart, falling under Maria’s trap. Sebastian proves his shallow and ambiguous self when he agrees to wed a complete stranger for wealth, and Sir Andrew vainly tries to prove his worth and nobleness to his fellow

  • Why Was The Experience Shameful For You?

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    Experience shame before Frequency Percent Failed to obtain a fulfilling personal ideal 76 31.4 Losing reputation 74 30.6 Embarrassment 43 17.8 Didn’t provide a response 35 14.5 A very shame in 14 5.8 Total Response 242 100.0 Tabel 4. Why would you feel ashamed at the time? The reason would be shameful Frequency Percent Not according to the expectations of themselves 139 48.3 Embarrassment events 63 21.9 Didn’t provide a response 32 11.1 Unintentionally breaking the norm 19 6.6 Breaking the norm 16 5.6

  • The Moment I Stood Up for Myself

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    anymore. I pushed him against the table so hard and hit him on his face. I warned him, and everybody that kept pushing me around, that if they touched me one more time, I’ll blind them. I let him go, and walked away. All the lonesomeness, the embarrassment and the fear finally gave me the courage to stand up for myself. I was tired, and I knew that I would have to do something to stop this atrocious life. I was proud of myself; because my whole life, I was being picked on, made fun of, mistreated

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God Literary Analysis

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    “They carried the common secret of cowardice barely restrained, the instinct to run or freeze or hide, and in many respects this was the heaviest burden of all” (O’Brien 20). Both Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston and The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien are considered classic fictional novels of American literature. While Their Eyes Were Watching God centers around Janie Crawford’s journey as she matures and finds true love, The Things They Carried focuses on the strenuous lives

  • The Scarlet Ibis Character Analysis

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    of the energy he has into physical activities, such as rowing, until he becomes exhausted. At this point, Brother has bottled up so much embarrassment that he begins to run away as far as he can from Doodle. He comes back only to find that what he has already caused cannot be undone. Brother demonstrates a variety of character traits such as pride, embarrassment, and shame. Brother demonstrates an overwhelming amount of pride toward Doodle. For example, he uses Doodle as his prized possession: “But

  • Real Heroes in our Society Essay

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    Real Heroes in our Society The Lone Ranger, Zorro, Batman, Superman are some of the characters that we stereotypically constitute as heroes. They are known to fight with courage without fear of death. They destroy the enemy within a blink of an eye. They fight using their own body strength, superpower, or some kind of weapon. They come to the rescue miraculously and leave without a trace. They are mysterious. We are unable to identify who they are underneath the masks and disguises. Yet

  • Scarlet Ibis Analysis

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    linked to shame and embarrassment. This characterization is reveal when the narrator tries to kill Doodle , when he leaves Doodle out in the storm. The beginning of the story was when the narrator tries to kill Doodle because he was ashamed. The narrator is revealed that he is embarrassed of having a disabled brother and was willing to kill Doodle because he was crippled. The event is linked to the theme because the narrator’s pride towards Doodle was because of embarrassment of Doodle being crippled