Embarrassment

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

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    In 2011, Lamia stated that embarrassment often happened in the relation with other people around us and so it is a public emotion that give us the feeling of being exposed, awkward, and of course the tendency to fill ourselves with regret on the mistake we had made. Shiota and Kalat

  • 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

  • Personal Narrative : Personal Essay

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    Embarrassment and humility usually have a negative underlying tone towards the person who has experienced it. It makes the person feel awkward, self-conscious and think “why me?” However, in my situation, while I did experience embarrassment that made me feel self-conscious and ashamed, it made me more confident and open-minded. It all started one day, in my senior year of high school… Friday. Last class of the day. I was ready to leave this dump people referred to as "school". “Alright. Come on

  • Amy Tan And Fish Cheeks

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    Cheeks” by Amy Tan teaches the reader to never forget your upbringings, and the importance of family and heritage. Tan highlights this in her writing by entertaining the reader with a fun and short story from her past about an old crush and family embarrassment.

  • The Relationship Between English And Hmong

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    and belongs to the Miao-Yao (Hmong-Mien) language family. Hmong students encounter several linguistic struggles when attempting to learn English (Lee and Trapp 2010). English and Hmong differ because Hmong is a tonal language, so variations in a speaker’s tone convey different meanings and messages. Hmong has no verb tenses and does not conjugate verbs which can be a difficult transition for students who are learning English. In the English language, we rely on verb tenses to understand at what point

  • Narrative Essay - Original Writing

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    It waits, concealed behind the fragments of carefree moments that crop up from time to time. It ebbs, the emotional tide before the mind’s storm. It strikes, leaving its victim motionless and defenseless and forever beneath its control. The dread, being stuck in a rut, is difficult to escape from. Perhaps I should settle for what is reality— probably forever impoverished, despondent, or a mindless drone for the man—and continue on the trail. However, when I’m stuck facing the corner, all I notice

  • Essay about Courtly Love as an Ennobler in Romantic Literature

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    mistake this action as one of embarrassment for his reputation. “Won’t the news of his disgrace in the cart be known to all? He certainly should want to be killed, for he’s better off dead than living. Henceforth his life is shamed, scorned, and wretched” (de Troyes214). The girl then feels bad because she mocked him, and gives him horses and equipment with extra care to go find the queen. Lancelot was never worried about the embarrassment, but rather his love. The embarrassment, however, led him to both

  • Summary Of The Poem White Lies

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    place, /were just white lies.” These “white lies” are about Trethewey hiding the fact that she comes from a biracial home in the deep South because of how embarrassed and ashamed she is of it. Furthermore, Trethewey further conveys her message of embarrassment and ashamedness of her black-culture and biracial family in lines 7 through 18. Trethewey speaks of how she would tell white lies about where she lives in lines 7 through 11. The author states, “I could easily tell the white folks /that we lived

  • The Pros And Cons Of School Lunch Shaming

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    School lunch rooms have been evolving over the last decade. Healthier food choices and better-quality food are just two of many improvements happening inside school cafeterias. Although school lunch rooms are making various positive changes, there are still negative consequences for some students. Most students can go through the lunch line and not have to worry about the cost of the meal and whether they have enough money to buy a hot lunch. On the other hand, some students are constantly worrying

  • The Lime By Neil Gaiman

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    Blurred Limes The lime featured in chapters eleven, twelve, and thirteen of Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman seems so misplaced it brings into speculation why it was in the book at all. The lime is first brought into the plot through Fat Charlie’s taxi driver who wants to prove to Charlie that limes really do grow on the island. The lime becomes the only luggage Charlie has with him and when Charlie goes out to look for Mrs. Higgler, several strangers ask if he is “the one with the lime,” some even proceed