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The Nonfulfillment of New Haven’s Aspirations

- Between the early to mid 1600’s, British outcasts had begun to venture out to North America to seek religious freedom. However, many of these settlers weren’t making the perilous voyage across the Atlantic for solely religious reasons. The colony of New Haven was an organized settlement that was both religiously and economically inclined. However, despite their unity and good work ethic, the colony was unable to achieve much significance by the turn of the century. Ever since the colonists arrived in New Haven, they encountered many difficulties that at first thwarted them from creating a thriving economy, and eventually shattered what hopes they had of creating the strong and influential ha...   [tags: New Haven, Davenport, puritans]

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The Crime Rate Of New Haven

- The crime in New Haven, Connecticut has helped it earn the honor of being one of America’s most dangerous cities. It is the second largest city in Connecticut, but ranks the highest in violent crime and second in property crime as of 2014 in the state. New Haven is also home to one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning, Yale. Using data from the United States Census Bureau, New Haven’s poverty rate is almost 1.5 times that of the nation at 26.8 percent. (USCB) According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations’ Uniform Crime Report (2014), New Haven’s violent crime rate is 236.5 per 100,000 people, which is not that much less than the national rate of 335.17....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Unemployment, Poverty]

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America Is A Safe Haven For Diversity

- Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray. These are just some of the names of black individuals murdered in the past few years as a result of police brutality and racism. Evidently, racism is still prevalent in America today. In an excerpt from Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man, he claims that America is a melting pot of diversity where everyone is treated equally and respectfully. One could argue that racism has become a thing of the past, since slavery was abolished, segregation is illegal and everyone is given the same opportunities, but I would disagree....   [tags: White people, Race, Black people, Race]

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The Virtual World: A Social Haven?

- The Virtual World: A Social Haven. The Beginning of a Virtual World For several decades, video games have been a form of entertainment for people of all races and ages. Video games have evolved from simple console games that plug into your television to massive online multiplayer games. With the expansion of the World Wide Web and computers being in every home, multiplayer online games have dominated the video game culture. Online games are separated by several types of genre ranging from: mass multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG), strategy, first person shooter (FPS), and multi-user dungeon (MUD)....   [tags: Gaming]

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`` Safe Haven, By Nicholas Sparks

- ... My mother, Angie, divorced my father over a year ago, and she is now living alone while successfully working to support herself, as well as my younger brother. Although my stepmother, Laura, is now married to my father, she has proven herself to be completely capable of surviving on her own because of the many years that she spent independent of anyone; this woman is extremely inspiring to me because of the way she worked a full time job (sometimes two jobs), raised a child as a single mother, and still managed to make time for herself....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Female, Wife]

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Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

- Safe Haven: the novel The author: Nicholas Sparks Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska and works as author, screenwriter and producer. He is born as the middle of three children. His older brother is called Michael and his younger sister is named Danielle. In 2000 she died from a brain tumour. Later he stated he had based the female protagonist in the novel “A Walk to Remember” on her. During his childhood his family moved a lot, but during his high school years the family Sparks lived in Fair Oaks, California....   [tags: novel, literature, ]

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Safe Haven By Nicholas Sparks

- SAFE HAVEN “One in three women may suffer from abuse and violence in her lifetime” (Nicole Kidman). Abuse has an effect on women that cannot be put into words. It makes women feel lost and ashamed. In their confusion they hide in their abuse without moving forward. In Nicholas Sparks’ novel Safe Haven the author demonstrates the importance of overcoming obstacles when being faced with abuse. Overcoming obstacles is tricky but there are 3 important steps involved, going through hardships, building new relationships, and defeating fears....   [tags: Abuse, Physical abuse, Child abuse, Fear]

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Cinematic Depictions Of Women Haven

- ... For instance, a recent study "found that 25% of young women experienced 'unwanted sexual incidents ' in college." Another study indicates that almost 20% of female college students have been "raped" as undergraduates. Of course, these numbers are artificially low as only 25% of sexual assaults perpetrated against women are reported to the proper authorities. Furthermore, according to the US Department of Justice, "More than 30 percent of students say they have experienced domestic violence with a previous partner." Yet none of this is new, for American universities and male fraternities have a long history of violence and harassment....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Police]

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Noida Extension: An Affordable Haven for Homebuyers

- Noida Extension: An Affordable Haven for Homebuyers Noida Extension, a developed suburb around the National Capital Region (NCR) is one of the most promising and affordable residential destination across India. It is a part of Greater Noida in Gautam Budh Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh. All sectors under Noida Extension, that is, Sector 1 to 4, comes under Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA). This area was planned and conceived to offer housing for millions of middle and upper middle class citizen in the NCR region....   [tags: transport, real, estate, price, companies]

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I Attended The Safe Haven Workshop

- I attended the Safe Haven workshop on October 13th after fighting with my boyfriend the night before.I expected her to talk about mostly females with their significant others. So, I thought it would be interesting to see where my relationship fell on a scale from very healthy to very unhealthy. I had gone through a health class as a freshman and the first week of the course they talked to us about healthy and unhealthy relationships, so I knew I had a pretty good idea already; however, I wanted a refresher just so I could possibly learn how to work things a little easier....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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Nursing Homes are a Haven for the Elderly

- Nursing Homes are a Haven for the Elderly A.) Security 1.)Curfews 2.)Lost faculties (No need to drive) 3.)Away from con-artists B.) Activities 1.)Entertainment/Songs (Brownies example) 2.)Activities/Crafts (Beta Club example) 3.)People of similar age C.)Health Care 1.)Takes stress off of the family 2.)Help with prescriptions and medicine 3.)In case of emergency... The Nursing Home: A Haven for the Elderly Today's nursing homes are excellent environments for our elderly....   [tags: Nursing Homes Personal Care Essays]

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Water is My Safe Haven

- Water is My Safe Haven Everyone, once in their life, searches for a place or thing to get away and to be by themselves for awhile. When they find this place or thing, it provides them with the comfort, stability, and vitality they may need. It can be a library, the outdoors, a car, the front porch, or even a swimming pool, where they feel the safest, the most comfortable, or feel like all their burdens, all of their worries may be washed away. For me that place is the water; a river, a lake, a beach, a swimming pool, wherever there is water, that’s where I‘ll be....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay]

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Field Trip To Double Haven and Ap Chau

- In this field trip, I have visited Lai Chi Wo and Ap Chau. In the morning on 8th March, we got on the boat at Ma Liu Shui Pier. The boat entered the area of Double Haven through the Tolo Harbour and North Channel. We arrived at Lai Chi Wo after two-hour boat ride. Lai Chi Wo is in the Double Haven marine park of Hong Kong Global Geopark of China. It is located in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong. The features of this place include Hakka walled village, Fung Shui woodland, Lai Chi Wo Nature Trail, mangrove and wetland....   [tags: Lai Chi Wo, China tourism]

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The Emotional Distress Of A Child 's Safe Haven Abruptly

- On a day meant for happiness turned into an oblivious nightmare. At home with your whole family and then in the midst of everything a catastrophe transpires when fire breaks through a home. In a blink of an eye, your world as collapsed into a million fragments. A few minutes of happiness as turned into sorrow and pain. As adults, we learn over the years how to cope with tragedies that traumatize us. Adults understand the implications of needing to talk to psychologists. When a fire has taken a child’s safe haven abruptly, it can cause numerous effects to not only the child but also their families, friends, teachers, administrators, and community members....   [tags: Feeling, Emotion, Psychology, Want]

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I Never Been A Safe Haven For Me

- ... Once I realized that no one had noticed I felt like the small glimmer of hope was squashed like a bug on the sidewalk. I felt like my stomach was always tied in knots and full of rocks. Even the idea of eating caused the knots to tighten and made me feel sick to my stomach. I stopped eating breakfast in the mornings and I would pick at my food at lunch never really eating anything. Whenever someone would ask about it i would tell them that I just wasn’t that hungry. The only time I was eating anything was dinner most nights but even then I wouldn’t finish most of it....   [tags: Help me, Help, Feeling, Walk This Way]

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Are Safe-Haven Laws A Good Idea?

- Are Safe-Haven Laws A Good Idea. Debi Faris recently made the sad drive, again, from her home in Yucaipa, California, to the Los Angeles County coroner's office to retrieve the body of a baby boy who had been left by a dumpster. Ms. Faris, her husband, Mark, and others laid baby Jacob (who was named by the police officer who found the child) to rest in the Garden of Angels, a small portion of a local cemetery the Farises established for abandoned infants in 1996. With the help of donations, they bought 44 plots four years ago....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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The Deontological and Utilitarian Perspectives of the Actions Taken by the City of New Haven

- In 2003 the New Haven Fire Department conducted a promotion test for lieutenants and captains. To the dismay of the test takers, the test was really hard and the results of the test seemed to segregate the racial community of the firefighters. When the results were viewed by the Civil Service Board and they realized only one Hispanic and zero African-Americans would gain the promotion spots, they decided not to validate the test results for fear of a law suit from the minorities. Counter to their thoughts the white promotable test takers, who did pass the test and were looked over, sued on the grounds of disparate treatment....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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The Debate of Self Censorship

- The Self-Censored School Library: Safe Haven or Barren Philosophical Wasteland. “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them,” posited Ray Bradbury, author of the critically acclaimed Fahrenheit 451 detailing a society wrought with regular book burnings and a complete suppression of ideas. This quote exemplifies the threat that censorship poses to the reading habits of young people, a threat that is ever present in the school library. School media specialists face a challenge in cultivating a collection of materials that will entice young readers who, on average, resist reading....   [tags: Safe Haven, Barren Philosophical Wasteland]

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The Varying Portrayals of Love in Marley and Me, Safe Haven, and Fireproof

- ... The love that he had for his pet, Marley, was so strong because of what they had went through and how Marley was always protecting and sticking up him when he was younger. However, the dog had to put down and his family was devastated. The last words his owners whispered to his ears were, “Look, I don't know where you're going from here, but you remember this: you’re a great dog, Marley. You are a great dog.” (106:08-106:19). The way the director depicted the last scene was so emotional. The audience and character felt the same pain and grieve....   [tags: pet, emotions, bonds]

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Reckless Acts of Bravery in The Snake Charmer by Jamie James and Safe Haven

- People tend to do or commit acts of craziness in times of distress. However, this maybe due to the realization of how important the situation is, resulting in great, or stupid, acts of courage and bravery. Nonetheless, most of these crazy acts revolve around the love of someone or something. Bravery was revealed all throughout The Snake Charmer and to Joe Slowinski “... to be afraid: It just wasn’t in his nature.” (James 13). Periodically throughout the book, Slowinski experiences scenarios of great stupid, but extreme, bravery....   [tags: crazy, rescue, abuse]

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Letter From Lock Haven 's Physician Assistant ( Pa ) Program

- Dr. Carnicom, As you are aware, I was dismissed from Lock Haven’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program due to my GPA not meeting the minimum requirement of the summer semester, and I was denied the option of returning next summer with decelerated student status. While I accept full responsibility for the shortcoming of my GPA, I feel strongly that I should be granted the opportunity to decelerate next summer. I hope that this appeal sufficiently explains why I merit reconsideration for this option....   [tags: Human anatomy, Anatomy, Physician, Physiology]

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New Haven, Connecticut Providing Residential Services For Adults, Residential And Employment Services

- ... Like Linda, Karen does not rely on a formal job description to outline her main responsibilities. She described her main responsibilities as overseeing staff, managing the budget, and providing support to the staff with no direct teaching. When asked about success at Benhaven School, Karen stated, “I don’t use the budget to measure success. I don’t want to end up in the red, but to me success is: did we improve the student’s and family’s quality of life. Do employees feel they learned something and did good things for the kids....   [tags: Management, Board of directors]

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Free Descriptive Essays: My Room, My Haven

- My Room, My Haven Over the years I have bought and collected all sorts of silly items to decorate my room. There are posters as tall as you stand, several black lights, and a bumping stereo that all give my room its unique style. Although my room is very small, it easily holds all the stuff I need to relax and feel right at home. At night, a total of twelve feet of black light tubing engulfs my room with light. This light includes a tinge of orange which is emitted by one of the black lights....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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The Internet as a Safe Haven

- Nowadays, every news story involving the Internet is related to it being used as a medium for harm. The media shows a story about a teen rising above cyberbullying, but not about a teen who finds the courage to reveal his or her sexuality because of a welcoming online community. In an era where so many possibilities are open for Internet use, it is inevitable that people will use it harmfully. Stalkers, sexual predators, and identity theft are what define the Internet these days because of the degrading coverage of it by the media....   [tags: media, sexual predators, identity theft]

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Facebook: A Haven for Cybercriminals

- Facebook is considered to be a website that allows people to connect with one another without picking up the telephone or texting them. To many this is a harmless website to keep in touch with friends that they were once close with, and have now drifted away from. Or possibly even a family member who lives across the country and plans to come home for the upcoming holidays. But with these harmless connections, Facebook comes with some serious potential dangers that the website does not clearly announce when registering to become a member....   [tags: The Cons of Facebook]

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Cloud Computing is Not Exactly a Safe Haven

- Technology is growing at a “break-neck” pace. In 1965, Intel Corporation Co-founder Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits have doubled annually since their inception. The speed of software and application innovations mirrors the speed of the hardware advances observed by Gordon Moore. A recent technological trend that has emerged out of this swift moving industry is the concept of cloud computing. Cloud computing is allows files and documents to be uploaded onto an online database that is controlled and monitored by a third-party company, while allowing remote access to the uploader of said files....   [tags: technology, dropbox]

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Athletic Handbook for Haven High School

- Table of Contents Welcome Letter Parents’ Role Athletics Athletic Eligibility Athletic Attendance Homework and School Expectations College Planning and Exams Scholarships Athletic Scholarships NCAA Recruiting Rules and Regulations NCAA Requirements and Rules Parental Assistance Welcome Parents From Dear Parents and Guardians, On behalf of the Athletic Department at Havens High School, I welcome you as parents to the 2013-2014 year....   [tags: year, program, athletic, parents]

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English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance? By Jack Mapanje

- English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance. By Jack Mapanje The poem ‘Haven’t I danced the big dance?’ by Jack Mapanje concerns the traditional rain dance of a proud tribesman. The modern representation of his dance that he sees today provokes this nostalgic and emotional response. The speaker, a formal tribal rain dancer, is thinking back to the time when he used to dance this traditional dance, and looking at the new generation, dancing only for show, with sadness. The poem is divided into three stanzas, the two first ones being dedicated to the past, when he was a dancer, and the last one to the present....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Effects of Tax Havens Can Have on a State

- The phrase “tax haven” usually is associated with the islands of the Caribbean, the Alps of Switzerland, or a developing nation looking to improve its economy by encouraging businesses to come there, a place where the wealthy and multi-national enterprises can hide away their wealth from home states. They are seen as corrupt states, willing to help the already corrupted, but is the full truth. Could it be that tax havens play a key part in the development of not only a state, but the furthering of the international economy as well....   [tags: developing nations, caribbean]

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Jonathan Kozol's Amazing Grace

- Today's world is filled with both great tragedy and abundant joy. In a densely populated metropolis like New York City, on a quick walk down a street you encounter homeless people walking among the most prosperous. Unfortunately, nine times out of ten the prosperous person will trudge straight past the one in need without a second thought. A serious problem arises when this happens continually. The problem worsens when you enter a different neighborhood and the well-to-do are far from sight. Many neighborhoods are inhabited only by the most hopeless of poverty - ridden people while others downtown or across the park do not care, or are glad to be separated from them....   [tags: Jonathan Kozol, Amazing Grace]

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Social Work As A Profession

- I have chosen social work as a profession because of my passion to help others. I want to make a difference in someone’s life and help them through the problems they are having. Whether the client needs counseling, guidance, or advocacy I want to be the person to help them. My drive for helping others and motivation to change social policies for the better is why I have chosen social work as my future profession. My career goals after completing a Master’s of Social Work degree is working with victims of domestic violence or sexual assault....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Master of Social Work]

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Truman Show Research Paper

- Greek philosopher Plato’s most famous work, The Republic, commonly known as book VII, presented what came forth as “the allegory of the cave.” Plato wrote “Men live in illusion.” (Plato). “Was anything real?”(Nicol). This is a quote that directly came from The Truman Show, which was published in 1998. Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, is a story that describes how prisoners would mistake appearance for reality. The Truman Show is a movie centered around a reality television show of a man that is living a so called “fake” life....   [tags: film analysis, Plato's Republic]

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French Government: An Oligarchy Rather Than a Polyarchy

- The modern French government is a unique political entity like no other in history. In my research paper I aim to show that while France's system of government appears democratic it is in actuality not. I plan to demonstrate it is more of an oligarchy than a polyarchy, polyarchy being fundamentally necessary for democracy. Drawing on research from conflict theorists I plan to show that France is not truly democratic. I plan to first draw a parallel between research on France as a pluralist state and Robert Dahl's New Haven study by showing that France like New Haven appears to be a pluralist democracy....   [tags: French Government]

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Review of Ordinary Resurrections by Jonathan Kozol

- Review of Ordinary Resurrections by Jonathan Kozol In his book, Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol pulls back the veil and provides readers with a glimpse of the harsh conditions and unrelenting hope that exists in a community located in the South Bronx called Mott Haven. Mr. Kozol provides his own socially conscious and very informative view of the issues facing the children and educators in this poverty ravaged neighborhood. Just his commentary would paint a very bleak picture of the future....   [tags: Book Reviews Kozol Poverty Resurrections Essays]

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Theories and their Differences: Analysis of Robert Dahl’s Who Governs, and Robert Michels’ Political Parties

- It should be a fare assumption, that most social scientists have an intuitive notion of what constitutes ‘power’. Nonetheless, academia has been unable to formulate a single defining statement for the concept of power, rigorous enough to be used interchangeably when studying various political or social phenomenon. Worse yet, the more attempts are made to define power, the more complex the concept becomes. Although the conceptual definition of power is difficult to pinpoint, its pervasive applicability, and on-going importance to political theorists is certainly not lost, as countless academics define and apply the concept of power in order to add depth to their work....   [tags: Political Science, Philosophers]

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How Does The Increase Capital Mobility Affect The Domestic Environmental Policy?

- As industry mobility increases globally the direct correlation is that the domestic environmental policy diminishes where these multinational corporations are located. The race to the bottom is a socioeconomic occurrence used to portray government deregulation of their business environment, maintaining, in fact, the conclusion of hoping to attract multinational corporations. This phenomenon is an immediate result of globalization and free trade that has become heavily predominant over the years, the occurrence may occur when rivalry increments between geographic territories over a particular sector of trade and production drastically increase....   [tags: Developed country, Developing country]

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The Waltz Of Sociability : Intimacy, Dislocation, And Friendship

- ... The latter consisting of “that friendship takes on a special intensity in adolescence” and “that adolescent friendships are necessary transient as a function of life style changes” (Amit-Talai, 236). To subject her hypothesis and the four factors, Amit-Talai went to Raven Haven School to study the Grade V students and obtain results through interviews, observations and discussions. Although it is well known that without time invested into a relationship the relationship will be limited in its potential growth, a common misconception that is held against adolescents is that they have unlimited free time and do not have to commit to social roles....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Sociology]

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1873 Model Lever – Action Repeating Winchester Rifle

- I faced a lot of difficulties with this project, considering I have little to no knowledge on any kind of antiques dating before the 1900’s. I decided to go to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History for some inspiration. The museum has a small exhibit called “The Cattle Raisers Museum”, there I photographed an 1873 model lever – action repeating Winchester Rifle. I figured this certain model rifle held some significance, it being in the museum, especially when there are many models of Winchester Rifles and are still used today....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Statement of Educational Goals and Philosophy

- Statement of Educational Goals and Philosophy I have experienced many different aspects of education in my endeavor to raise five children. I found myself involved with Headstart, Vacation Bible School, Reading Hour, and volunteering in my children’s classrooms. The entire process of education fascinates me, and I know that I want to teach and make a true difference in the life of a child. I am ready and willing to make education my priority. My main goal is to teach with enthusiasm and passion....   [tags: My Philosophy of Education]

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The Ideal of a Man, the Ideal of a Woman of the Heian Court Based on the Tale of Genji

- Seen from descriptions in the most prominent literature works in Heian era, such as Ise Monotagari, Kagerō Nikki, Izumi Shikibu Nikki, Makura-no-Shōshi, and Genji Monogatari, gender roles during the period were implicitly or explicitly defined, and I assume, because of this climate, they were considered as major parts of the society, and vice versa. There are many characters appearing in Genji Monogatari. I think each of them is a representation of people whom Murasaki Shikibu had observed around her in her time, and that reviews of those characters are the key to a glimpse into ideal manliness and ideal femininity and manliness in the Heian era....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Role of Race in the Development of the Utopian Societies Featured in Toni Morrison’s Paradise

- The Patriarchs of Ruby and Their Ideology of Masculinity Being aware of the oppression and humiliation endured by the Old Fathers followed by the reclamation and revitalization of their identity allows for a certain understanding of the current ideology of Ruby. Founded in 1950, the town is named after one of the community’s women who died because she was refused medical care in a white hospital. Using the woman’s name for the town is meant to memorialize her, however it also acts as a remembrance of the racism that led to her death....   [tags: The Patriarchs of Ruby, Ideology of Masculinty]

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Gendered Home in the Short Stories of Shashi Deshpande

- Home is a geographical space -- a site where we live but it is also ‘an ideal and an imaginary that is imbued with feelings’1 .Somerville(1992) has picked out seven key aspects of being at home: shelter, hearth,(emotional and physical well-being),heart(loving and caring relations), privacy, roots(source of identity and meaning, fullness),abode and paradise(ideal home as distinct from everyday life)2.Down the ages, we have associated ‘home’ as a haven, far away from the hostility and surveillance of the outside world....   [tags: patriarchal cultures, geographical space]

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Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Today 's World

- ... These experience might have greater ramifications down the road for both men and women if they don’t know how to stop the cycle. Women are more likely to engage in a domestic violent relationship and men might become the one initiating all the domestic violence. Thus, creating a wheel of domestic violence that never stops. Domestic violence’s impact on children is one of the most frightening ramifications it brings. Part of the reason domestic violence is not reported as often is because children can be a witnesses and they do not have accesses or knowledge to report such acts....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Victim]

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Free Essays - Amazing Grace

- Within the next few pages here I intend to address two issues. First I will try to give a personal review of what I saw this book to hold, and second I will try explain the revelence which this book has to the field of Public Administration. First try to picture children in a slum where the squalor in their homes is just as bad as that which is in the streets. Where prostitution is rampant, thievery a common place and murder and death a daily occurrence. Crack-cocaine and heroin are sold in corner markets, and the dead eyes of men and women wandering about aimlessly in the streets of Mott Haven are all to common., Their bodies riddled with disease, disease which seems to control the neighbor...   [tags: Amazing Grace Essays]

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Colonial America: Settlements, Systems, Heads of Society

- Jamestown: The Virginia Company, a joint stock company, received a charter from King James I in 1606 with the intention of making a settlement in the New World. The charter of the Virginia Company guaranteed the settlers the same rights of Englishmen back in England. On May 24, 1607 105 English settlers, all of them men, landed to settle Jamestown. Jamestown, named in honor of King James I, became the English settlement in the New World. Virginia was founded to offer and expand a market for trade, profit from land sales and give English territorial claims to America....   [tags: US History Definitions]

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

- In Tennessee Williams’ 1947 play, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Stella and Stanley Kowalski live in the heart of poor, urban New Orleans in a one-story flat very different from the prestigious home Stella came from. This prestige is alive and well inside Stella’s lady-like sister, Blanche Du Bois. Over the course of Blanche’s life, she has experienced many tragedies that deeply affected her, such as the death of her gay husband, the downward spiral in her mental health that followed, and most recently the loss of her wealth and therefore social status....   [tags: new orleans, stella, desire]

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Personal Statement : Stress And Self Care

- Stress and Self-Care I will begin to recognize and cultivate my overall stress and self-care in a therapeutic care setting and in my personal life. First and foremost, stress at work is normal, on the other hand, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. It can also, prevent you from functioning to the best of your ability. In some ways, working as an intern has affected me mentally and emotionally. Even though I haven’t started my internship, I know it’s approaching sooner than expected....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, The Camp, Life]

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The (Un)Typical Alien Story: Book Review

- “When that moment comes, and it always comes, if you can’t get up and you can’t give up, either, here’s what you do: crawl” (Yancey 419). The Fifth Wave, written by Rick Yancey, was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in 2013. It is a young adult science fiction book and can be found similar to Ender's Game. In this successful book, one will find a fresh plot, a strong heroine, and strong character development. The 5th Wave follows two main characters, Cassie and Ben, and two supporting characters, Sammy and The Silencer....   [tags: fifth wave, rick yancey, alien attack]

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Personal Experience: A Perfect Christmas Gilft

- Christmas has always been a day full of surprises. Every Christmas there is something special that I look forward to, but one Christmas stands above the rest. This day will forever be in my heart as the best Christmas I have ever had, for good reason too. I received a gift that has become my haven for when times get tough. Ultimately, when I look back to that special Christmas, I realize that humans all around also have a “haven,” a way to escape reality, and my escape from reality is video games....   [tags: play station 1, video games]

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The Internship Program Of Saudi Arabia

- ... It was a great experience for me to work with Lt. Brown in the community in his district. Lt. Brown focus in the community policing and he told me how he working with the community. It was my pleasure to work with Lt. Brown and the manager of public library in his district to make some events for teenagers and children. The events were about the crimes and how they effect on individuals and they should avoid them. Also, they should trust and respect the police. The people in the community respect the police....   [tags: Police, United States, Saudi Arabia, Constable]

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Video Games Vs. Federal Prison System

- ... Haven 't you broken the law. As I see it, we just haven’t been caught. In this country, we force millions of people -- who are largely black and brown and poor -- into a permanent second-class status, simply because they once committed a crime. Once labeled a felon, you are ushered into a parallel social universe. You can be denied the right to vote, automatically excluded from juries and legally discriminated against in employment, housing, access to education and public benefits -- forms of discrimination that we supposedly left behind....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Punishment, Penology]

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Do You Need An Ambulance, Sir?

- ... "I hope this doesn 't have anything to do with the botched up burglary," he thinks. Taking a deep breath, he nervously walks towards them. "You wanted to see me, sir?" He asks. His entire body started trembling as they two slowly turns towards him. Oh god, it does have to do with my screw-up. I wonder if I could out run them. He thinks, glancing back towards the door. Then another thought occurred to him. "I could probably outrun them, but I couldn’t outrun their bullets," he thinks, turning his attention back to his boss....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, 2005 singles, Boss]

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The Probem of Reverse Discrimination

- Griffin and Low were awarded money in a suit involving racial discrimination, Does reverse discrimination occur in the U.S today. In January 2011, The City of Kansas City, MO lost its second multi-million dollar employment discrimination lawsuit in a one-week period. The former city employees, Jordan Griffin and Coleen Low, were awarded $345,000 and $517,000 respectively by the jury. Griffin, a former Senior Analyst and Commissioner of Revenue, says she was given the nickname “White Chocolate” in the false belief she would favor minority hires....   [tags: Discrimination ]

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Dark Flame by Alison Noel

- Have you ever craved something so strongly. Something that was right at the edge of your fingertips. And no matter what you do, you just can’t grasp hold of it. Dark Flame, a book written by Alyson Noel and published by St. Martin’s Griffin in 2010, is a novel based towards young adults. Dark Flame is the fourth novel in the Immortal Series. This novel is all about hope and trust, which proves just how vigorous love can be. It all started with a spell. A spell that backfires and binds her to her greatest enemy....   [tags: True Love, Literary Analysis, Review]

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Pull Up On The Computer

- pull up on the computer. Dr. Michael Sonenblum, MD, FAAP, a physician at Pediatric Associate stated that too much television, computers, tablets and smarts phones contribute to language delay in young children and will negatively affect their memories. In Sonenblum study, he discovered that the artificial light from the television and computer screen affect the sleep of a child and have a negative effect on their health and learning and could lead to ADHD. Children should be introduced to positive influence if provided the proper age appropriate educational activities and given short times to watch video and on the computers....   [tags: Childhood, Education, Culture, Socialization]

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Thriller and Suspense Films

- Movie genres of all sorts have evolved as time has passed, but have they all evolved equally. Since the start of the nail biting genre, thrillers have always been a suspenseful, on the edge of your seat type film, and ever since the beginning thrillers have continued to evolve into what they have always been; thrillers. The thriller genre is unlike any other movie genre, with its unique ability to blend with nearly any other genre, thrillers have always have been a successful. Unlike other genres, thrillers have found their way to the top of movie universe....   [tags: Thriller Genre]

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Racial Segregation in New York

- Racial Segregation in New York Currently there are about 600,000 people who live in the South Bronx and about 434,000 who live in Washington Heights and Harlem. This area makes up one of the most racially segregated areas of poor people in the United States. In this book we focus on racially segregated areas of poor people in the United States. In this book we focus on Mott Haven, a place where 48,0000 of the poorest people in the South Bronx live. Two thirds of the people are Hispanic, one-third is black and thirty-five percent are children....   [tags: Papers]

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Star Spangled Banner

- Many people hail “The Star Spangled Banner” as the greatest piece of American music. The audiences of America’s national anthem seem, instinctively, eager to express their respect by embracing the notion to remove their hats and stand up. However, not many people ponder over the question of what “The Star Spangled Banner” truly means. What does it mean. Why does it deserve so much reverence and honor. What exceptional difference allows it to prevail over the masterpieces of prominent composers like Mozart and Beethoven....   [tags: America, National Anthem]

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- The topic of suburbanization is a reality in today's world. Over the years, a number of factors emerge to allow the unstoppable development of a community from a small classic city to a sprawl. Technological advances, immigration, transportation, and communication are some of the changing factors that manipulate our lifestyle and shape the way we live, based on our time, needs, and available resources as a society. You think of how we got where we are today as a society, we came from using trains and carriages to airplanes and automobiles....   [tags: Community Development, Urbanism]

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We Have NOT Done Enough to Respond to the Legacies of Historical Globalization

- From what I have learned so far it appears that contemporary society has responded to the legacies of historical globalization, yet it hasn’t done quite enough to satisfy the concerned and affected. I would have to disagree to this statement, there are still some problems I believe needing to be addressed. Reasoning I have chosen the position of disagree because although contemporary society has responded to legacies of historical globalization, I think we haven’t done enough yet. Although we have definitely moved away from a Eurocentric perspective there are definitely some undertones that remain evident in our everyday society over almost all countries....   [tags: Legacies of Historical Globalization]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis Is Becoming Major Part Of International News

- The Syrian refugee crisis has become major part of international news in these past few months. Many countries are strapped of resources and will soon not be able to handle any more refugees. The Syrian people are looking to flee conflict in their country, looking for better opportunities, and better lives for their families. Recently, a letter sent by fourteen senate democrats was sent to President Obama calling for the need of the United States to allow more Syrian refugees into our borders to alleviate pressure from European nations....   [tags: United States, United Kingdom, Canada]

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The Life of a Shopaholic and How to Prevent it

- Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a shopaholic. What would your daily life will be like if you are a shopaholic. Being a shopaholic is not as fun as we think it would be. It’s not about you, shopping, buying bags, shoes, and clothes all you want because you’re rich. Well, you can do that if you have plenty of money that you know you won’t run out of one day. But actually, being a shopaholic might be stressful sometimes, and there are many people out there who are still struggling to recover from being a shopaholic....   [tags: fashion, shopping, cumpulsive buying disorder]

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The Interview, It 's Something We Really Strive For ``

- The Interview “It’s something we really strive for” (Kennedy). Michael Mills, born in New Albany, but was raised in a relatively small town known as Georgetown. In his hometown he attended Floyd Central High School and attain his prowess in writing. He claimed that Floyd Central High School did not prepare him very well to produce a college level paper. He stated that, “they just accepted mediocre papers… ”. Mr. Mills attended Indiana University-Southeast to obtain a medical degree and he strived to acquire his education here, but is he striving hard enough....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Paper, Johnny Depp]

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Movie Analysis : ' The Stairs Of Basement Morning '

- ... Beth 's mom tucks her hair behind her ears, looking down at her feet. BETH Can you please leave my room. Beth 's Mom gives a worried look and walks out the room without closing the door. Beth walks over and slams the door shut. Beth glares at the boxes on her bed. She pushes them off her bed and flops down on her bed, grabbing her phone out of her pocket. She scrolls through her twitter and sees a recent tweet from Katy. The tweets pop up on the film screen as she looks at them. One reads, @KatyK: At Apple Bees with the girls!....   [tags: Text messaging, Mobile phone, Bedroom, Black hair]

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The Betrayed Becomes the Betrayer: The Benedict Arnold Story

- The Betrayed becomes the Betrayer . The Revolutionary war era was a tragic and bloody one for the early settlers of the lycoming county. Full of soldiers fighting, thieves stealing, rats snitching, and traitors betraying. One of the most famous Traitors, and most disgraced traitor was Benedict Arnold. Known as a notorious traitor to his once beloved country. However is the traitor really getting his just deserts. One needs to ask themselves before judging a man's Actions, What caused Benedict to betray his country....   [tags: traitor, actions, patriotic]

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The Categorization of Rape as a Hate Crime

- The Categorization of Rape as a Hate Crime As rape and hate crimes are separated into different categories, their definitions are almost exactly alike. Rape is the crime of having sexual intercourse with a person against their will usually influenced by violence and the will for domination. Hate crimes are physical crimes against a certain group; fortunately they also are usually influenced by violence and the will for domination. Rape and hate crimes are a huge part of today’s society however they are protected under and placed in different categories, where as they should both be in the same category....   [tags: Sexual Violence]

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The Pros and Cons of Xenotransplantation: Organ Donations

- Xenotransplantation The topic I would like to talk about today is called xenotransplantation. If you haven’t ever heard about xenotransplantation that’s okay, a lot of people haven’t. As you know many of the people who need organ donations need them because of new and old health issues. The worldwide demand for organs far surpasses the supply. A study done by the United Network for Organ Sharing in 2004 found that over one hundred thousand patients could have benefited from an organ transplant but only twenty-nine thousand were available....   [tags: health issues, donor organ]

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A Day in the Life of an Addict

- I wake up every morning feeling sick. Like someone has ripped a part of me away. I know what I need, but I don’t have the money to buy it. Heroin is very expensive, but it’s worth the price as long as I have the money. I haven’t had a job in over four months. My money has run out. I collect scrap metal to make enough money to buy the supplies I need to make drugs. Heroin has become too expensive so now I have to rely on krokadil to give me my high. It has the same feel as heroin, but terrible effects on my body....   [tags: heroin abuse ]

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The Relationship Between Gilbraltar and the United Kingdom

- ... Firstly, the Commission considered as State Aid the qualified company regime that was then in force and were those that are subject to a reduced negotiable 2 to 10 per cent rate of Corporate Tax. This regime was included the exempted companies, in which a formal investigation was instructed by the EU. An agreement was reached, whereby the UK would submit a new tax regime to the Commission for approval. The UK proposals have, on several occasions, been challenged by Spain. The application of taxes within Gibraltar has more often than not, been raised together with other EU law matters, such as free movement of capital and state aid....   [tags: tax, law, territory]

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Reflection On The Day And The Iep Process

- Reflection on the Day: While I didn’t necessarily get to do a whole lot this time, I was able to learn a lot about the students and the IEP process, which I really enjoyed. The IEP was such a cool experience. I’m sure I’ll get to do many of those over the course of my career, but my first one was definitely good. The mom showed up and was very talkative, especially in regaling the story of her son skipping school on Friday. She and her husband (but it was more her) were not pleased and laid down the law the next day: the student had to get up early and work outside just like it was a school day, taking the same structure of a school day, and was only allowed to watch the MSU vs....   [tags: Individualized Education Program, Education]

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The Role Of Religion During Shaping Appalachian People

- Role Religion Played in Shaping Appalachian People Religion played an important role in shaping Appalachian’s culture and identity. From late 1880s to our days religion is a refugee place for many people. In the two videos A Culture of Survival and The Fight for Land and Work as well as in the two books The Strong Haven and the Salvation on Sand Mountain one can see how faith influenced and shaped Appalachian’s. Religion made them stronger, made them passionate and gave them hope. Faith connected them with other believers and together they were unbreakable....   [tags: Great Depression, World War II, Appalachia]

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Daily Motivation : The Truth About No Excuses

- ... Sometimes It 's Easy To Make Excuses When: We don 't plan out what we want to accomplish. When we set a goal that 's too high. We set a goal that we can 't reach, or mostly that we really don 't want. When we set a goal that we really want we can reach that goal when we work on doing the things that we need to do to accomplish that goal. It doesn 't really matter how big or small you make your goal. It’s better to actually make big goals so that while we 're trying to reach those goals we can have BIG successes from it....   [tags: Thing, Need, Want, 2007 singles]

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Choices in The Road by Cormac Mcarthy

- The Road, a thrilling novel about a post-apocalyptic world, demonstrates a great understanding of the reasoning behind the choices humans make. While living a normal life with his wife and child, some unknown disaster occurs leaving the world in ruins and a father caring for his son by himself. He continues to raise his son, facing difficult decisions everyday, but inclusively decides to continue living. Also after discovering a bunker full of nonperishable foods, the father makes the tough decision to leave....   [tags: Post-apocalyptic, Father, Son]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby

- Gatsby & Fitzgerald Jay Gatsby and F. Scott Fitzgerald, two different beings, one a book character, the other a human being but both are the same person. Jay Gatsby, as evinced by the the title, is the main character in The Great Gatsby. His goals and achievements is what the novel revolves around. Gatsby is the most interesting character which is why he leaves something to think about in everything he does in the book, but what makes him amazing are the parallels between him and Fitzgerald....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Graduation Speech : China Is Now Boarding

- “Attention please, fight 123 to Shanghai, China is now boarding.” As I walked up to my gate, I heard the announcement. It was a hot summer day, I was going back to China to visit my grandma. I haven’t been to my hometown for three years since I moved to the U.S. I was very excited and nervous, not only because I would visit my homeland, but also because I would see my old friends again. I left China for three years, at age 17, to attend high school in the United State. I grew up with my grandma in China....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Mooncake, Mid-Autumn Festival]

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Samuel Colt and the Colt Revolver

- The Wild West is known for its cowboys and gunslingers. In the Wild West the pistol was an important piece of equipment. Samuel Colt played an important part in the Wild West because of the invention of the Colt Revolver. Samuel Colt was born on July 19, 1814 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was one of eight children. As a young boy Samuel Colt’s principle interest was guns and machinery. His father, Christopher Colt, was a textile manufacturer and was married to Sarah Coldwell Colt (“Samuel Colt”)....   [tags: Pistols, Wild West]

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Foundations and Characteristics of Attachment Theory

- ... 4. Separation Distress: The anxiety that occurs when the child is separated from their caregiver. In assessing these characteristics—which was the purpose of Ainsworth’s Strange Situation Procedure—one could conclude what type of attachment was operating. Types and Causes of Attachment Styles Bowlby and Ainsworth determined that attachment styles could be effectively differentiated into four distinct categories based on the observed attachment behaviors, behaviors that were based on the attachment characteristics....   [tags: caregivers, relationships, behavior]

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Our Family Vacation to Sunny California

- ... The other two I haven’t met, which is really weird to think about. I’ve seen pictures of them from Christmas cards and on Facebook but I’ve never really talked to them. The second oldest, Laney, is 5 and the youngest, Presley, is 3.On the drive over I listened to music but then my mom tried to get my attention. I took out my headphones and said, “What?” “We were just talking about how school was going for Sean.” “And. What does that have to do with me?” “You’re going to be a senior next year....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Cold Wind Dried My Tears

- “I’m sorry.” were the only words that could escape my lips. The cold wind dried my tears. “But why Joelle!” He yelled making me jump. He’d never yelled at me like this, “I-I just can’t do it.” I said stumbling over every word that left my mouth. This wasn’t me who was talking this was someone foreign speaking now because I did want to let him go, I wanted to keep him here and forget all happened but this person speaking had other plans. He fixed his mouth to say something but nothing came out. He just turned around not say a word and headed down the street....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2009 singles, 2007 singles]

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My Favorite Time Of The Year

- Someone had flipped the calendar; it read December 1962 - Advent Season, my favorite time of the year. In America they called it Christmas season. I noticed the entire neighborhood, including my in-laws, busied themselves with putting strings of electrical lights on their houses and front yards trees. Some had lit up statues of a jolly Santa Claus, reindeer, or a snowman placed under trees or by the front door. After dark, the illuminated houses and yards gave a feeling of a supernal place....   [tags: Christmas, Christmas Eve, Christmas tree]

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