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its importance was never over emphasized. Though I haven't been in school long enough to emerge myself into the brutal competitive environment, I certainly did study the materials well to make my parents happy.
During the exam I was rather confident. The material wasn't that challenging so I quickly finished the exam. With nothing to do I started to look around: birds singing outside the window, people walking by the door, and the answers on the paper of my fellow classmate behind me. Though my action looked suspicious, I had no plan to cheat because even the concept of cheating was new to me. I was confident in my answers and had already finished the exam. I turned around simply to check
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I have learned a lot about myself in the last twelve weeks. I discovered so much about my writing. I learned who I really am once I came out from behind the "Official Style" that I've clung to since junior high. I have to tell you, it was very difficult for me to let go. I felt lost and uncertain. But in the process I found myself, my style, and my voice. I learned to let myself come through in my writing. I have to admit, writing became a lot more fun and interesting.
When I looked back and read my first paper for this class, I laughed. I couldn't believe how trapped in the O.S. I was. I remember thinking as I wrote it that I was getting away from theme writing, but the only reasons I
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After looking into the results of my personality tests, I found out many things that I did not know about myself, which would affect my future career choices greatly: I found out that I was even tempered, which would be a two sided blade for me in the future. I found out that I am very adaptable, which will aide me when tough changes occur; I found that I am confident enough to step up to any challenges yet I dislike pressures and deadlines; And last but not least, I am creative and logical, but never really inspiring and motivating.I am very even keeled normally, which means I rarely get too emotional. Here is an example of me being temperate: I was always a very good student in the
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A common goal for many writers is to connect with their audience. In my previous essay for this class, my goal was to invite the reader into the magical world of Disney. Unfortunately, due to my lack of preparation, the invitation to the reader was lost. I also was unable to place myself into the viewpoint of the reader making me ineffective in connecting with the audience. For an essay to be effective in conveying a message to the reader it is imperative to always draft an organized outline and to put the author at the same point of view as the reader to avoid any confusion.
Organization is an ordered manner; where the author uses structure or a formulaic pattern to aid in the daunting
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there on organizational culture and about every detail of it you can imagine. The relationship between organizational culture and organizational structure is an important theme that is often overlooked. The two can be difficult to clearly distinguish from one another, and even more so to clearly define within an institution. Organizational structure works within an organizational culture, but it is not completely separate. The two are very much intertwined.
Organizational culture is more of a larger picture, a more general term that refers to a large umbrella of smaller topics and issues within an organization. The structure refers to the infrastructure, and the various methods and
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Walt Whitman, a Great American Poet
Walt Whitman was among the most influential poets in American. His works boldly emphasize the worth of the individual. When I first began to read some of his poems in the packet "Song of Myself," by Walt Whitman, these are the lines that intrigued me: "I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume, you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you" (Whitman 1011). After I read these first lines, I realized that Whitman seemed to be concerned not simply with himself, but with all of humanity.
Whitman began "Song of Myself," with these confident lines. In these few words he
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Why I want to be educated? Why I chose education as my future career? What is my goal and what motivates me? Sometimes people ask me what enables you to work so hard in study, why you can enjoy learning knowledge, which is somehow tedious and boring for others. I have been thinking this for a long time. I found there is something inside myself, which is the most significant motivation for me to be educated. It is to build a strong, complete, and erudite myself.I always feel unsatisfied with myself. I always believe I could, and I should be much better than what I am now. I want to be a person with open mind and judicious brain. I want to be a person with health body and dexterous hands. I
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a born sinner? Needless to say, they seemed to have a direct line to God and his love and I wasn't feeling any part of it. This was my first experience with judgment. They had something I didn't and my judgment saw them as better than me.I struggled through my teens and early adult years trying to fit into the mold the church and my parents had shaped for me. When I was 37, a life crisis along with a lot of insecurities leads me to a whole new way of believing. A way encouraged by others, but not by force or fear. I was surprised to find people who didn't care about how I believed as long as it helped me. I found a God of my own understanding and practiced this brand of spiritually with
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, I do not want to try sometimes. People see me as someone who work hard, honest and quiet, but I am not who they think they know. Sometimes, I just want to let everything go, be lazy and burst out screaming. I was bullied during sixth grade; the school I went to have a lot of Mexicans and only five or six Asians. They make fun of my name and my race; they believe were more superior than I am. I let them bullied me because I wanted to be accepted badly; a lonely girl without any friends. Luckily, I got away but those bully remarks and comments create more insecurities about myself. I do not know what is my real smile and my fake smile anymore because I hide my pain with a smile.
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up inside or us. I do this a lot. I would rather keep my problems inside me than to let others suffer with me and help me. I am learning that a relationship is only good when there is communication, not only with the other person, but with myself as well. Mr. Powell stated, "If there is no communication in a relationship, we are in our own prison of loneliness because we expose nothing of ourselves" (p.48). He stated that we seek shelter in gossip as a conversation. I do not talk about others, nor do I judge others by their action. I do not tell others about my feelings or myself. There is something that I have not learned yet and probably never will. I am the most honest person that
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Speech 1 Myself Speech On April 16, 1986 the girl who will make a difference was born. She now has become a teenager with dreams and goals. My name is Denise. I'm from El Paso. I've lived here all my life. I live with my brother and our parents. I'm not really common. I think its because my friends, the music I like, and my personal goals. I have all different kinds of friends. They hang in different cliques. Rockers with rockers. Gothics with gothics. Preps with preps. Mexicans with Mexicans. Blacks with blacks. Ravers with ravers. Most of them stay with in there little click. For some reason I wouldn't like to be in a group because for one I don't like to be classified
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Funeral CeremonyImmediately after death, the corpse must be properly washed and dressed in its best clothes. After this, its forehead is marked with three yellow spots of turmeric (kunyit) and finally the corpse is moved to the gallery (ruai) where it is placed inside an enclosure of woven blankets measuring nine feet on each side. Both doors of the 'rumah panjang' must be docked with two rods. They believe that, if this is not done, the ghost of the deceased will bring the spirit of the deceased along with him. Then, the corpse is placed in the center of the house bounded by pua kumbu (pua kumbu is a traditional patterned multicolored ceremonial cotton cloth used by the Iban) called 'sapat
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Walt Whitman's Song of Myself
This paper deals with Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" in relation to Julia Kristeva's theories of abjection--my paper does not point to abjection in the text, but rather the significance of the abscence of abjection. This abscence, looming and revolting, arises from Whitman's attemt to refigure a conception of sublimity which delimits the material which can trigger the sublime moment. Whitman's democracy of the sublime is inclusive of those figures on the American landscape, their lives and voices, which are functionalized into his world. This paper employs the theories of George Lukacs and Julia Kristeva allow the unearthing of the archeological layers of
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have evolved into an entirely different person.
The summer between eighth grade and freshman year brought about a lot of change for me, the biggest being my family moving from Fort Irwin to Edwards AFB. From the day we got here all I wanted to do was leave, and being new here, I had no friends; I was still unable to let go of my old home. My inability to cope with the change of moving, combined with the fact that I had no one to talk to, caused me to fall into depression. This depression caused my self-esteem, which was very high while living at Ft. Irwin, to plummet, this, in turn, causing me to be anti-social. The only escape I had from this downward spiraling path was
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Most people awake to a daily routine, in which they keep eyes dazed staring at the pavement they walk on yet so easily ignore. Usually, these same people go about their business with no more than a passing glance towards their fellow man. However, there is an enigmatic few that are more than mere pawns in the game of existence. They are passionate spectators who take in their surroundings with every sense. They rejoice in the vastness of the electric crowd and become one with it. By all means, these few can be called ‘idle city men’ or, according to Charles Baudelaire’s 1863 essay “The Painter of Modern Life”, they are flâneurs. I believe a worthy example of a man such as this, is the
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quest of feeling sorry for myself and continued with my drug using. It wasn't until July 1988 that I went to a Detox, then to a 28 day program. My relationship with myself started that day. When my daughter came back into my life I was 4 years clean and she was 10yrs old. I regret a lot of things one is not staying in school and the other is not being there for my daughter. It was hard at first because she would remind me I wasn't around. I continued to stay positive and reassure her that I could not change the past, only be the best Dad for the future. Our Initiating, bonding and other stages started all over again. Today so far I thank god I've been clean for 15 years, my daughter is
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"I am the poet of the woman the same as the man," Whitman exclaims, in "Song of Myself" (419). The exultant, rolling lines of Whitman's poetry contain abundant references to both the sacredness of women and the limitlessness of their power. At the heart of his representation of women lay his desire to build a new American identity anchored on democratic and egalitarian principles. Whitman depicts women, particularly in their maternal role, as the cornerstones to the realization of his utopian social vision for America, but what is more evident than this powerful glorification of the maternal figure is his revolutionary portrayal of women as highly individualized, self-contained figures. In
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In his first anthology of poems entitled “Song of Myself”, Walt Whitman reveals some of his views on democracy through the use of symbolism and free verse poetry. His use of symbolism and free verse poetry creates indeterminacy, giving the reader hints rather than answers about the nature of the poem. In the sixth part of “Song of Myself”, a child asks the narrator of the poem, “What is the grass?” (Whitman). Instead of simply giving an answer, the narrator cannot make up his mind, and stumbles on how to explain the grass to the child. Through the use of specific symbolisms, Whitman, as the narrator, explicates his views while remaining under the façade of explaining grass to the child
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though, and he suggested that I go to camp in the summer. I signed the papers, and a month later I was headed to K&K wrestling camp in Leavenworth.
When we first arrived I’d thought we’d taken a wrong turn and went to a traveling gypsy convention by mistake. The whole field outside the school was filled with tents of various sizes and colors. 200 wrestlers, about thirty of which were girls, filtered about the area. As my soon-to-be teammates and I headed to the first practice, anxiety gnawed at my stomach like a dog with a bone (FL). I wanted to impress everybody, and prove that I could make it in this sport. Before we started, the coach patted me on the shoulder. “I’ve got your back all
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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was born in Germany but she moved to England at the age of 12. She then moved to India in the fifties, where she married and settle for the better part of her life. The essay is “Myself in India” is based on her experiences there. Jhabvala refers to India as an animal four times in the essay. We first come across it when she is describing India “...but there is no point in making a catalogue of the horrors with which one lives, on which one lives, as on the back of an animal “. She uses it as a metaphor. When we think of animals we often have this image of wild and dangerous creatures and as we know in the animal world only the strong survive. This is something
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Identities and Transcendentalism in Song of Myself
While reading through the poem Song of Myself by Walt Whitman, what comes to your mind? His deep love for nature? The use of symbolism throughout the poem? Whitman’s questionable homoeroticism that seeps its way throughout the lines? What came to the forefront of mind when reading this poem by Whitman was his deliberately obvious theme of individuality while also maintaining a universal identity. I also think that Whitman throws in a common underlying theme of transcendentalism throughout his poem. At various times throughout Song of Myself, he really seems to show that each individual person has a sort of knowledge about themselves that
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Visualizing Eternity in Walt Whitman's Song of Myself
Whitman's poem "Song of Myself #44" stands as a confession and testaments of not only who he is and what he is, but also as who we are, we being people in general. The poem is not about a self-idolizing author claiming to be the greatest being of all time. Instead it paints a picture for all mankind alike to relate to. It puts a mirror in front of the world and presents an angle of an image that, though familiar, we have never seen or realized before.
In the very beginning of the poem, Whitman addresses the world upon a pedestal, asking them to stand and explore with him the unknown. And what is unknown is eternity
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There are many "popular" topics used frequently by authors. Love, religion, and war are some favorites. Two other such topics we typically read about are nature and death. The two can be discussed separately or they can be related to each other. Walt Whitman, a lover of nature, tackled these subjects in "Song of Myself" from Leaves of Grass. Another author who does the same is William Cullen Bryant. Though two very different writers with different styles, they share some of the same ideas.
"Song of Myself" is a celebration of life and God. Whitman loved everything imaginable about nature. He loved people, animals, and himself. Throughout this extensive poem, Whitman
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The Meaning of Life in Walt Whitman's Song of Myself
Our culture seems to be fascinated by the unknown and specifically that which pertains to things of an eternal nature such as Heaven, angels, God and the meaning of forever. These things cause us to think about what we can't see and even allow us to engage ourselves in questioning the meaning behind our existence and what our purpose is here on earth. Some of these may be humorous and take on the realities of human nature while others stir something inside ourselves that cause us to take a deeper look at life.
In Whitman's "Song of Myself" #44, he appears to be doing just that-- looking at life from a different perspective
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While waiting the film to start, I thought in myself that this will be a total different thing what I read in the play from book. Knowing that John Malkovich will cast together with Joanne Woodward and Karen Allen, and it's directed by famous Paul Newman I expected to see something commercial. The film started in a very unusual way for me, where Malkovich narrated about happenings, but the camera movement was very strange with a detail that was very unique to me, the hands of Malkovich were shown very often. In the book, it starts with the apartment that gives the impression that is very dark and small, but in film it's yellowish, light and bigger where I could saw the building itself which
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When being asked to find a picture that describes myself as an individual, I found one picture that stood out from the rest; a picture of a "hippy" sitting on the grass with his friends. Although I am not a hippy, and I don't look like one, I feel that hippies represent freedom, and freedom is what I have always strived for.When most people think of freedom, they think of the past and slavery. Although this is a big part of history, and should be looked at seriously, I don't see it as anything relative to our society today. On the contrary, I think of freedom as the little things in life, such as being able to wear a certain clothing style, being able to go out on the weekends, and other
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Impossible can be possibleMemory is a strange thing. When Ive been there, looks like I have never paid attention to surroundings. I never thought all that even a trifle will stay in my memory and after four years I still remembered everything as it was just yesterday. That day I thought only about myself and about my final thesis those were mandatory in order to graduate. Everything was complicated. So I did not care about landscape or weather at all. But now the first thing I remember is sweep of meadows, the smell of fresh cutting grass and a light breeze that flattered my face. I remember kids playing with gorgeous butterflies, dog barking, our neighbors having a funny party. I
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throw back to you your own expression, your own innermost trembling thought? (page 11)This similar event occurred to me as I read about Montag and how he talked with other people. For example, when he was talking with Clarisse, they were talking about what firemen did in the past: Is it true that long ago firemen put fires out instead of going to start them? No. Houses have always been fireproof, take my word for it. Strange. I heard once long ago houses burned by accident and they needed firemen to stop the flames (page 8). In this quote, Montag showed that whatever he said was right and made the other person think it was right. This is what I did when I talked in a
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If I could only choose fifteen words to describe myself and how I life it would be "everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven" which is an old Yiddish proverb. I take this to mean we all have only one life and we should try to make the most of it. In this light I try to life my life to the maximum and also help others enjoy themselves as much as I do. In my community there is a summer reading program run through my local library that promotes reading to youths between the grades of pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. For the last three summers I have volunteered there and for the past two summers I was the head teacher of the program. On average there are
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Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself and Alice Fulton’s You Can’t Rhumboogie in a Ball and Chain
When I read poetry, I often tend to look first at its meaning and second at how it is written, or its form. The mistake I make when I do this is in assuming that the two are separate, when, in fact, often the meaning of poetry is supported or even defined by its form. I will discuss two poems that embody this close connection between meaning and form in their central use of imagery and repetition. One is a tribute to Janis Joplin, written in 1983 by Alice Fulton, entitled “You Can’t Rhumboogie in a Ball and Chain.” The second is a section from Walt Whitman’s 1,336-line masterpiece, “Song of
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His Song to UsWalt Whitman changed the way poetry is viewed today by his use of free verse. He was one of the first poets to use this type of poetry, which does not use regular rhyme scheme and meter. Whitman was not appreciated or admired at first for using this type of writing. Even though he abandoned meter and rhyme schemes, he still used many poetic elements, such as character, imagery, language, theme, tone, and form. One poem that displays these elements is Song of Myself. Just a single section of this poem will contain all the elements listed. The dominant theme of this poem is Whitman's dedication to nature and animals. Every stanza in this poem is talking about either his love for
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As I walked in I pulled my saber off my belt, just in case talking didn't work.
Kai saw me almost immediately, but kept pulling at the spaceship.
“Ah my, shall we say, twin arrives at last.” Kai said.
“How do you know about me?” I asked scowling.
“I had a dream about you the same as you did about me, I saw you laying on the floor in the engine room just where I was three hundred years ago after being attacked by pirates. Thats when I figured out what happened, thats when I knew you would come to help me.”
Help him? I didn't remember that part of the plan, but I decided to play along, better to keep him talking then have to fight him.
“So, what made you decide to try and
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Question One: (40%)Write an essay describing the entrance hall, stairs and landing in your home or that of a family member or friend. Describe it as accurately as you can, listing any interior design flaws you feel should be changed. Describe the style, colors and lighting. Now write about what changes you would make if you were the interior designer hired to do a consultation. Include some sketches or photographs if you feel they will illustrate your points. Include plenty of detail please.Question Two: (20%)Before writing the answer to this question, please begin to read the History section in the course material provided. Now tell me, in your own words, what you like about Renaissance
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Walt Whitman changed the way poetry is viewed today byhis use of free verse. He was one of the first poets to usethis type of poetry which does not use regular rhyme schemeand meter. Whitman was not appreciated or admired at firstfor using this type of writing. Even though he abandonedmeter and rhyme schemes, he still used many poetic elements,such as character, imagery, language, theme, tone, and form.One poem that displays these elements is Song of Myself fromhis collection of poems called Leaves of Grass. Just asingle section of this poem will contain all the elementslisted.One aspect of Whitman's character I like most is theway he uses free verse and doesn't adapt rhyme scheme andmeter
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I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for the effect my family, friends, society, and the media have all had on me. While I have spent time reading over this subject of self-concept, it has opened my eyes to seeing how much all of the different areas of my life have played a large role in making me who I am. I never put much thought into how together they have build me to be me but the resounding truth is family, friends, society, and media all have had an influence on who I am. It will continue through out my life to have influence on how I view myself.
Starting with family, I believe that this part of my life has had the greatest influence on me up till this
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, is so central here that in becomes the title of the story. What is different about this story, however, is its self-consciousness, its concentration on the role of the writer. In many ways, "Put Yourself in My Shoes" can be seen as Carver's comment on his own career, on storytelling itself.Myers is a writer, although he hasn't sold anything yet and is currently not writing. He has quit his job to pursue his muse, but with little success. As the story opens he is depressed, " between stories and [feeling] despicable", when his wife calls to invite him to the office Christmas party. But he doesn't want to go, mainly because the textbook publishing company where she works is also his former
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just laughed at them and continued walking.When arriving at the almost deserted park we decided to practice our catching while we waited patiently for Steve and Rhonda to arrive. We threw our, almost completely demolished, baseball back and forth to each other. In this tranquil time I found myself thinking back about all the good times Kasey and I have had together. She was a very good friend of mine who was almost always there but always disappeared when I felt bad. Putting that aside I noticed she had on a new baseball cap. It was blue with white letters that said "Play Ball" on it. It looked exactly like the one I had just gotten. She still had her usual faded blue jeans and yellow jersey
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with my family and time for myself. But what is a couple of years of sacrifice compared to a lifetime of advancement? I once read an article about a successful businessman and how he achieved his goals by following one philosophy he recited to himself everyday. He believed the reward in terms of happiness is directly proportional to the sacrifice that each one makes. Great philosophy. And I try to live it everyday.
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lack of time for leisure. Time with my family and time for myself. But what is a couple of years of sacrifice compared to a lifetime of advancement? I once read an article about a successful businessman and how he achieved his goals by following one philosophy he recited to himself everyday. He believed the reward in terms of happiness is directly proportional to the sacrifice that each one makes. Great philosophy. And I try to live it everyday.
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Every individual is different. Every person has his own personal ways of thinking and his personal outlook on life. Many find difficulty in understanding themselves. In my situation the study of philosophy helped me enrich the understanding of myself. My ways of thinking and my attitude towards life also were improved.'The Apology' (from 'The Republic') written by Plato helped me understand more about life and changed my ways of thinking. In the Apology we have the last 24-hours of Socrates. In this dialogue Socrates is brought to court with the Athenians accusing him of not recognizing the Gods of the city, of introducing new gods and of corrupting the youth of Athens with his new teaching
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My group was the earthquake group. I had six members in my group, none of which I remember except myself. Our group never divided up jobs. Everyone just did what they wanted to and in my opinion this should not have even been considered a group project. We individually collected information and brought it into class. None of it that I know of was done as a group. The majority of our research came from the internet. Only two resources came from the newspaper.
In our group we had Sarah, Walt, Montaze, Eric, Jennifer, Reanell, and Tommy and Norman. Sarah and Jennifer worked together on the whole thing. Nothing that anyone gave to the group was
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uncertainties, I clearly define my goals and carry them out with precision and certainty. Everything, from the color coordination in my closet, to my meticulously plucked eyebrows, is direct result of my perfectionist attitude. I’ve even been known to re-write class notes if there are too many miss-spellings or my handwriting is sloppy. Although we have this common trait, Hitler experienced it in much greater extremes. As I require perfection in myself, his sociopolitical idea of perfection was clearly projected onto the entire human race. Anyone who was not his ally was an enemy, and therefore they would be destroyed. In his book, Mein Kampf, he states “The thinking of the people is not complicated
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Throughout "Song Of Myself" Walt Whitman uses rich images, a somewhat oversized ego, and a rebellious nature to loosen the moral restraints of the time, and to describe himself as a spiritual being. In this poem, Whitman attempts to bring a sexual awareness to people who for many generations have considered sexual freedom as evil and sinful. He does this through fierce physical imagery that previously had never been used before in society. He also defines spirituality in a new light: human instead of purely divine. Whitman demonstrates that humans can be just as sacred in their natural state as any religion or church.The first line of the poem sets the tone for the rest of the poem because
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Reflections as a WriterEveryone isn't perfect, nor is their writing. Reflecting on what kind of writer I think I am is harder than I expected it to be. It's because I don't want writing to have to do with my future career. I don't plan on becoming a journalist. I am just an average writer. When I write papers, I don't try to exceed the standard of writing more than the required length, simply because I don't want to. In high school, it seemed that the teachers were more concerned about the length of the essay, rather than the content that it held. Students would ramble on and on to make their paper as long as they could because they knew that they would get a good grade. I on the other hand
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Divinity, Sexuality and the Self in Whitman’s Song of Myself
Through his poetry, Whitman's "Song of Myself" makes the soul sensual and
makes divine the flesh. In Whitman's time, the dichotomy between the soul
and the body had been clearly defined by centuries of Western philosophy and
theology. Today, the goodness of the soul and the badness of the flesh
still remain a significant notion in contemporary thought. Even Whitman's
literary predecessor, Emerson, chose to distinctly differentiate the soul
from all nature. Whitman, however, chooses to reevaluate that relationship.
His exploration of human sensuality
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An Analysis of Walt Whitman's Song of Myself
`Whitman was always asking questions. He believed that life's goal or cause was a mystery. He was surrounded by people who were drawing distinct lines between right and wrong, rejecting the things in the universe that were not a direct ticket to holiness. Whitman, unlike his contemporaries, embraced the beauty of everything. His mystical perception of the world ushered in the idea that God was to be found in every thing, and that He could never be fully understood. I think that section six of "Song of Myself" captures Whitman's quest for knowing, and his idea that our perceptions of what is, only scratch the surface.
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Every sentence in Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" tends to either repeat or contradict. He even says of himself, "I contradict myself" (Lauter, p. 2793). This can make Whitman's poetry a little confusing to some. In his many stanzas, definition of the soul is ambiguous and somewhat contradictory.
Whitman says, "Clear and sweet is my soul....and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul" (Lauter, p. 2745). What I believe Whitman is saying here is that his soul and everything else that is not his soul, including the souls of others, is clear and sweet. He goes on to say in the lines following, "Lacks one lacks both..." (Lauter, p. 2745). In other words, a soul cannot be
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Part five of Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" explicates the intrinsic relationship one shares with his soul. The poet delivers a monologue to his own soul, in which he conveys his union with it. He recollects a metaphorical morning spent with his soul.The poet opens - in lines one and two - with an acknowledgment of the paramount importance of his soul. He proclaims, "I believe in you my soul, the other I am must not abase itself to you" In lines four to six, the poet proposes to his soul, "Loafe with me on the grass, loose the stop from your throat..." The poet uses this request to convey a heartfelt desire to gain a deeper understanding of himself. He proceeds, "Not words, not music or
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very large importance in our culture. Most prayer is done through Jesus Christ and not a patron saint.(Mexican Students): Most Mexican students at the Tec that I asked knew the history (more or less) but that was it. They didn't pray or really consider it to be a great moment.(Mexican Adults): Adults had a quite different opinion than everyone else. They spoke a lot about The God Tonantzin which the natives worshiped. They said that in that mountain range there was almost a "cult" of the God Tonantzin. Also, they had many theories behind the Virgin of Guadalupe. The most well-known was that the church couldn't understand the ideologies of the native religion and thus created the Virgin of
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My name is Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, but all my friends call me Donatello. I was born in Florence in 1383. My father was a wool comber and I could not see me following in his footsteps.It is now 1465, and I am at the end of my life. What have I accomplished with all my hard work? I am considered one of the hardest working artists in my time. Has the value of my work been worth the sacrifices that I made? I am 80 years old and have no wife or children to ease me into death. I have worked with some of the greatest artists of our time; Filippo Brunelleschi, Lorenzo Ghiberti, and Michelozzo Di Bartolomeo, and have made friends with many more. When I started working with Ghiberti