Essays on Holidays

An Analysis of a Halloween Prank by Students of St. Jeffreys Primary School
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A blood curdling scream filled the room as a body fell through the doorway. Josh looked up, glad that he had made such an impression on the girls. He began laughing, while the girls looked at him and berated him for playing such an awful joke. Halloween was coming up and all the kids were getting exited, making their costumes. Josh, Corey, and Melvin were all in the 7th grade at St Jeffrey's Primary School. At school they were planning…...
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How Artist Gumi You Infuse Current Events into Her Paintings
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Diving into an alternative state of consciousness beyond the physical, Guimi You builds her practice around the wandering mind intertwining with reality, and the time she's living in. In this solo presentation, You continues to approach each painting as a unit of bodily experience and psychological discovery, during both the everyday life before the pandemic and the time of emergency. Wildfire(2020) was stimulated by her memory of her and her son during the bay area's wildfire season last year. Amid…...
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Understanding the Past While Studying History and Developing a Deeper Understanding of Current Events
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Studying history not only helps us to understand the past; it also allows us to develop a deeper understanding of current events. Understanding what links the past and present is essential to a good understanding of the human condition. All people have some sort of historical background; people live in societies with complex traditions, cultures, and religions that were not created overnight. All of these things alongside many others, including language, were inherited from the past. When looking at history…...
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The Importance for Young People to Be Informed of Current Events
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Brian and Irene argue about whether Brian should explain the lynchings seen in the paper to their sons. He states, “At the expense of proper presentation for life and their future happiness, yes. And I'd feel I hadn't done a duty by them if I didn't give them an inkling of what's before them." p158 Write a response of which character's perspective you agree with. Include quotes from two outside sources to help prove your perspective. Before stating who I…...
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My Fascination and Passion in Reading Current Events
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An object that can often be found within my grasp is a newspaper. I have always been inclined to reading, but news stories always appealed more to me as opposed to other mediums of writing. In years past, I have been known to carry a paper around and flip through the pages during my work break or during study halls. The function of this habit, as I see it, is to be more knowledgeable about worldly happenings and local news.…...
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A Comparison between Fox, ABC and Google News in Reporting Current Events
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It has been quite a while since I have gone online through various news websites for information and by going through Fox, ABC, and Google News, I was reminded why. The news, mostly, seemed to focus on negative situations, disasters, disease, and murder. All these news outlets seem to think Ebola is the most dangerous disease since the Black Death and there is no guarantee we can be safe. ABC News seems to have a more lighthearted approach to news,…...
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The Safety for Halloween
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Air freezing, trees shaking, leaves flowing, Halloween decoration everywhere, kids locked inside, heads are down, and tease fall. Shhh you could hear the silence a mile away. You're walking down the entry streets on a cold and breezy Halloween night. When you see people taking down their Halloween decorations and at almost every window there was a child watching out through the window with disappointment. Eyes are watery, faces so red it could pop right out. As you watch you…...
Coming Home After the First Semester of College
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Coming back home after working hard my first semester of college [was incredibly excited to spend the holidays with my family and friends. I get home just a week before Christmas eve to help with gift wrapping since everyone else in my house have inadequate gift wrapping skills. I go into the closet where everyone had placed their gifts that they wanted me to wrap and bring all the gifts, I look over the gifts and notice that there are…...
Classic Valentines Gifts for Women
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Man's needs are truly inexhaustible. Women are however a special breed of human. They crave beautiful things, love to be cared for and given so much attention. The globally recognized Valentine’s day, commemorated on the 14th of February of every year is a unique day to shower your woman some love. The many talks of love you do in words can be truly demonstrated with some special and beautiful gifts. As a man, you must be able to cater to…...
The Gift that I Got
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Giving and receiving at the same time is an unexpected gift exchanges, and this has been my personal experience with the elderly people. Their presence in my life has been a beautiful gift to me. The problem with age differ depend from each culture, and what is important for the individuals. For senior’s life well-lived is the most important thing in life, and it varies from each individual and values, goals, expectations in life and cultural beliefs. Being able and…...
My Birthday in Las Vegas
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Twenty-one and in Vegas! What an awesome experience and time to be young. When first thinking about what I wanted to do for my twenty-first birthday, visiting Las Vegas, Nevada, was the only thing that jumped out at me. It was my nana and grandfather who ultimately made that trip a reality. My excitement only grew as I planned for the trip, and I counted down the days as the trip approached. While my nana and I prepared to travel, my grandfather secured…...
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Shirley and Barbie’s Unrealistic Idea of Body Image for Young Girls in the Short Story, The Barbie Birthday by Alison Townsend
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Exaggerated breasts, impossibly long legs, and a body thinner than the width of a hand are what is beautiful in the eyes of young girls today. "The Barbie Birthday” by Alison Townsend is a short story in which a woman looks back at the time she received a Barbie from her father's girlfriend Shirley for her birthday; she admired both Barbie and Shirley as if they could show her how to be beautiful. A role model is a person looked to by others…...
The Narrator’s Changing Attitude and the Birthday Party
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The Birthday Party: The Narrator's Changing Attitude “The Birthday Party", by Katherine Brush, is about a couple celebrating their husband's birthday at a fancy restaurant. However, the husband quickly becomes very angry at his wife's attempts to make him happy. Although it seems that he is simply shy, it is also possible that it goes much, much deeper than that. Overall, the narrator's attitude towards the couple seems to change throughout the story. While the narrator, at first, doesn't seem to care about…...
My Great Aunt’s Birthday
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A few weeks ago, specifically in August 6h, I had been riding in my sister's cramped car on the way to Rochester, New York for the simple reason of my great-aunt's birthday. But really, it had turned into more of a family reunion on my father's side, though, with close to one hundred people coming to New York from different parts of the country. My sister, my brother, and I had come from Northeast Ohio; our father, stepmother, and two…...
The Skating Accident at My Nephew’s Birthday Party
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Skating Party Catastrophe It was one wonderful Sunday evening when things took a toll for the worse at my nephew's birthday party at Golden Park in Mauldin, SC. My nephew is very young so I wanted a few friends my age to accompany me to the party. I went to pick up my friends from Easley, and we started on our journey to the skating rink. After we arrived, we ate pizza, drank sodas, put on our skates, and joined all my family…...
A List of Events and Holidays That Are on the Same Date as My Birthday
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I honestly thought my whole life that nothing big ever happens on my birthday. I am my mother's only child who has a birthday in August. All of my siblings' birthdays are either in March, June, and December. I am all alone on August 10th. So I began to do some research and I was really surprised at all of the things that happen on my birthday. Some events I did not like so much and need to add to my bucket list.…...
Benefits Purchasing Personalized Gifts Online
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Everyone wants to help a loved one celebrate their special day. There isn’t a better way for one to help a friend or a relative celebrate their special day than finding a gift that suits the occasion. Whether one is celebrating a birthday, a wedding, a graduation or even their graduation, finding them a special gift is the best way to help them realize that you are thinking about them. When one is out to find a gift to suit…...
Importance of Chinese New Year in Keanu’s Life
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A cultural event that impacted Keanu’s character development revolves around one stepfather out of four that he had during his middle childhood. After his parents divorced in 1966, Keanu’s mother moved the family to New York City, where she met Paul Aaron (a director for Broadway and Hollywood), and married him in 1970. When Keanu was 9, he participated several theatre productions such as “Damn Yankees”. At the age of 15, he worked on various of Aron’s films as a production…...
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Chinese New Year Important Date for Chinese People
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Chinese New Year is an important holiday to China. Chinese New Year is a festival that marks the beginning of a new year on the traditional chinese calendar. One tradition during this time is that you wouldn’t be able to wash, sweep, or take out the garbage. On the first day of the lunar year you can’t wash hair, or clothes because they believe that you will wash away fortune. The reason you can’t sweep, or take out the garbage…...
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Angels in America by Tony Kushner
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​The play, Angels in America by Tony Kushner represents a turning point for the famous American dream. The play has several characters and I would therefore highlight the protagonists and the antagonists in the course of my paper. Of course, different people have a different perception of the American dream. Tony Kushner is a great American playwright and also screen writer. Therefore, for this week`s discussion, Angels in America will be our main play for discussion. It is one of…...
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Libya: An Unstable Relationship
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This paper explores the history and relationship between Libya and the United States (US). The author identifies the turbulent political environment that has shaped Libya’s civil and military landscape, in addition to its after-effects on the country. The author identifies the second and third order of effects that stemmed from these events, providing an analysis of the continued significance Libya provides to the US. The author then leads to the significant current events of Libya within the past three years,…...
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Social Media Technology and Government Transparency
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Government transparency is a concept that people have the right to know what their government is doing and as a government, they have an obligation to share any information with the public. However, there are many ways to interpret government transparency and nowadays, it is easily obtainable from different outlets through social media. The most well-known internet-based applications and social networks that come to mind are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. These mediums have altered the way people interact and…...
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The Best Vacation Spots In The World
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​June and July roll around and the season begins to change. The plants grow bloomy and the sound of cicada is remarkably loud. Summer comes! There’s no reason to lay in bed on Sunday afternoon. Without hesitation, they head for Ocean City, Maryland to embrace the lovely summer. ​Hearing the call of nature, he runs toward the sea. When he steps on the tiny warm sand, he feels the grains of sand squish slowly through his toes. He slowly walks…...
Let the Sea Set You Free 
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For me, a location that best helps me relax is the beach, it is always calm and quiet with a steady cool light breeze coming of the ocean. The weather at the beach abides almost always beautiful, the sun is always shining, and the waves are always crashing. It is different than any other place; it always brings a bright adventure. I go to the beach to get away from all my problems and anxiety that is bringing me physically…...
France Has Many Interesting Holidays and Celebrations
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I never knew that! Wow!France has lots of interesting holidays and celebrations. Joan of Arc has a wonderful story, and had an amazing life. There is lots of interesting places in France. France has amazing stories. Holidays and celebrations France has a lot of interesting holidays and celebrations. Bastille day is an amazing national holiday of France(student world book). Corresponds to America’s Independence day. The French celebrate Bastille day on July 14th. On July 14th, the Paris attacked and captured…...
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Every Halloween Someone Dies in the Forest
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One Day there was a new girl moving in she was 10 year her name was Katey but her friend called her Kate. Kate loved the blue big house, but little did she know the woods she lived near was haunted. She heard stories from her friend Cami she was 11 years old. Kate didn’t really believes them, so she called camie and camie answer and said “Hey Kate” Kate replied with, “do you want to go to the woods…...
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes begins by talking about the months of the year and how they relate to young boys life. The prologue starts with, “October, a rare month for boys.” This sentence alone pulls the reader in by making them start to wonder; why is October “rare”? What does Bradbury mean by “rare”? Why is it rare specifically for boys? The topic quickly shifts from explaining months to the mischievousness of a youth’s pranks during the…...
The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton
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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is not only a great commercial success, but also the first stop-motion classic pops up from the theater screen. The movie becomes classic because of its charming character design, a timeless quality of stop-motion animation, enchanting music scores and an unforgettable story. The film is in a three-act dramatic structure, it divides the plot into three parts and moves the story with causality and dramatic logic. The story is also in a circular structure,…...
Discussion Topic Social Networks
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Some people think there’s positivity into it, while others think of the negative side of it . It has an impact on human communication. Social media become the easiest way for people to communicate instead of face-to-face interaction, giving users a chance to express themselves, promoting the development of business and social relationships, and exposing users to current events. Social media makes it easy for people to communicate and interact with each other anytime anywhere in the world. People can…...
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Digital Media On Hyposcrisy
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Digital media is an around the clock source that can be accessed at any time from any device. It has become easy for one to market their brand, stay connected with their friends and family, create new connections, share moments and much more; with its vast amount of social media platforms. With all of the positive affirmations that digital media seem to offer; what is the negative impact that it has on society? The answer to that question is not…...
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Work Political Strategy Megan Lin
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It is my honor to recommend Megan Lin for acceptance as a Senate Page for the Spring 2019 session. As Megan’s supervisor for her internship with the Tom Palzewicz for Congress campaign, I work with her often to assign duties and discuss political strategy. I am impressed with Megan’s writing skills, resourcefulness, and ability to adhere to deadlines. Megan has quickly become a valued member of the campaign, and I am confident that she has the character and aptitudes to…...
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Spreading Fake News in The Media
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Has been an issue for a long time, and it’s only getting worse. For some of us, it’s been a notorious issue for as long as we can remember. JournoLink ran a survey of 1,000 people in the UK, and found that “45% of the British public believe they encounter fake news online every single day (data from our own Google Survey run from 12th to 14th July 2019)”. The survey also found that “at its peak, there were around…...
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Current Event Dangerous Journey
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On October 12,2018 in a Honduras city corrupted by crime, a gathering of one hundred and sixty individuals assembled at a transport terminal to embark on a very perilous journey. They had been arranging the trek for over a month, trying to escape joblessness and the risk of brutality in their nation of origin. Most past caravans have numbered a couple of hundred individuals, yet after a previous government official posted about the arrangement on Facebook, news of it rapidly…...
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7 Things To Do in Maywood
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With the holiday season upon us, you may be looking for some Christmas events in Maywood or the surrounding area. From ice skating to photos with Santa, there is plenty to keep you in the holiday spirit. Celebrate with holiday events fit for both kids and adults. Plus, some events are even free so you can save money for holiday shopping. Check out these seven fun festivities close to Maywood, CA. Family Day of Joy 1630 W Olympic Blvd, Los…...
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Dorchester County, Maryland, Small County
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A small county where big things happened. An event so big that it lasted and impacted the states almost 200 hundred years later. Here lies the birthplace of Araminta Ross, better know as Harriet Tubman. Around 1825 Araminta Ross was born to her mother Harriet Green and Father, Ben Ross. Known to them as “minty”, Araminta was pure of an African Ancestry. She was the fifth of nine. Minty had four brothers and four sisters, all born into slavery. At…...
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The Legend of the Candy Cane
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Have you ever wondered how candy canes were made? This tasty treat was actually made accidentally! This legend is an interesting legend that takes place right here in Philadelphia. I like your hook A candy maker named Ginger, who was originally from Germany, was opening up a new candy shop on Candy Lane in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was December 3, 1847. He needed to make money and in doing that he knew he needed to make his candy shop unique.…...
Festival Known As The Wheel Of The Year
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Is a circular calendar that represents the 4 seasons. It is made of eight festivals (each season contains 2 festivals). Out of eight, four festivals are known as fire festivals and the other four festivals are known as solar festivals. Each festival symbolizes unique meaning and celebration. Four fire festivals include Samhain (end of October), Imbolc (beginning of February), Bealtaine (beginning of May), and Lughnasadh. Those days are known as the Cross-Quarter Days since they fall between the Solstices and…...
A Halloween Story
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On Halloween night best friends named Trey’von, Tyrone, Jasper and Joshua met up at Jasper and Joshua’s house. They met up to go to the scariest house in the neighborhood. Trevor was tall and skinny, and he had a box haircut. Tyrone was also tall but not as tall as Trey’von, he weighed a little bit more than Trey’von. Jasper and Joshua were twins they both had buzzcuts and Jasper was taller than Joshua. They’ve dressed up as a vampire,…...
9 Awesome Costumes For Your Cat
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The following sample essay on 9 Awesome Costumes For Your Cat. Fall is finally here! Have you got your kitty’s Halloween costume yet? We mere mortals dress up as animals on this Halloween trick or treat, so it’s only fair our Furry friend should get a costume too. Maybe your cat is sleek or spooky and look great in a witch costume or if they are funny a slice of pizza is a perfect costume. It’s fun to show off…...
Liberty Ave is a Guyanese Neighborhood
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This is where you find the market with fresh fruits, vegetable, fish and lots of interesting restaurants. Guyana is a melting pot of culture, so you have the Portuguese’s, Dutch's, Indians, Chinese and Africans, and so you have all this great flavor of food and textures. Dishes have been modified to Guyanese tastes, usually by the incorporation of herbs and spices. Also, Guyanese food reflects diversity in its dishes that have various cultural influences and flavor. According to the video…...
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How Artist Gumi You Infuse Current Events into Her Paintings
...Guimi You (b.1985 Seoul, Korea) lives and works in Albany, California. She received a MA in Painting from Royal College of Art, London, the United Kingdom in 2014, and a BFA and an MFA in Oriental Painting from Seoul National University, Korea, in 20...
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