Where My World Began
My first home for many years. This land comes rarer to me as the day
goes by. Forever changing the knowledge I had once gained. My
corner of the world, where I have formed myself unique from all else.
A place with spectacular monument. An environment that has filled...
An Experience in My Life
December 31, 2004, while everyone else was celebrating New Year’s, my family and I were moving from one city to another. It was hard for me to move another city because I was leaving behind the town where I was born and all my friends. This was one of the biggest impacts that...
It was day like any other day, one that revolved around me and my wants and needs, but all that was about to change. The sun was shining through my bedroom window of the small two bedroom apartment that was shared between me and my roommate. The day was a nice enough day for all to enjoy. With temperatures...
transparent, your worldview allows you to make decisions based on how you see the world.
Previous to taking this course, I had never taken notice of my own worldviews. Instead, I just lived life as it was and worked by the daily routine. I still do not fully understand this worldview, and probably never...
Lecturer : Prof. Dr. V. Miharso, M.Hum
My Way by Paul Anka 1969; A Song Lyrics Analysis
Paul Anka 1969
And now, the end is near;
And so I face the final curtain.
My friend, I'll say it clear,
I'll state my case, of which I'm certain.
I've lived a life...
My Life Not My Way
I. What was your family like?
B. The youngest of two
C. Parents’ divorced father not around.
II. What things do you remember about your childhood?
A. The fun had in the country.
B. The hard times we had to go through.
C. Spending time...
ago, I experienced severe back and neck pain. I was treated with muscle relaxers and a Chiropractor. One day my manager recommended that I have the company’s Health Services nurse come visit my cubicle for an ergonomical evaluation. At that time, I had not heard of ergonomics. However, through the evaluation...
‘It’s Not My Fault That It’s Default’
By Georgia Mitchell
When you sit down in front of the television on Friday night and think about what you are going to watch, you should definitely consider the hilarious British sitcom, My Family. This modern day sitcom is based around the lives of an average...
My personal legend
I believe it is my personal legend to be an elementary or middle school music educator because about a year ago my three year old sister past away from hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which basically means she had half a heart. When I used to stay with...
out of something negative. For example, my grandfather has Parkinson’s disease, and knowing that Parkinson’s is a disease that will slowly take away his vibrant love for life, he never once let any of his grandchildren see his decline. When I would arrive at my grandparent’s house I would peek in the...
quite like me or my mandala. My longing for independence, intelligence, culture, ability to love without recognitions, and my passion for music is what separates me from everyone else. All these represent different parts of me, but when they’re brought together you see the whole me.
My independence makes...
realized that I had many times ignored the meaning of what is a community.
After a few research of the meaning of community, I simply sum up in my own thoughts
and words that a community is a place where someone belongs. So where do I belong?
Looking back in the year of 1960, I was born...
Cather’s MY ÁNTONIA
"Optima dies ... prima fugit."
My Ántonia, by Willa Cather, is a modernist novel that recounts and celebrates the past through the relationship of man and the natural world. Cather incorporates an epigraph at the start of the novel from Virgil’s Georgics that means “The best days…are...
As a Protector, he takes care of my physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual safeties. When I broke my leg at the elementary school, he left his work early and brought me to hospital for my treatments. Actually, he is slight and not strong-looking men like hunky Christopher Reeve as a superman. He...
were asked to introduce their partner to the class.
An exercise was given later to write a paragraph on ‘Aim in life’.
Kulwinder wrote, (Edited): “My aim in life is to get very-very rich, never come back to jail, get married to a beautiful girl and have two children—hopefully one boy and one girl,...
Week 2, about my name
Tuong Vi is name of a flower and it is also my name. Friends prefer to call me “ Vi” instead of Tuong Vi. If you separate the two words “ Tuong” and “ Vi”, into just “ Vi”, my name has another meaning. It means small.
When I asked my mom why she named me Tuong...
It took me seventeen years to realize what an extraordinary influence my mom has been in my life. She's the kind of person who has thoughtful discussions about her everyday life experiences and what to do about them, the kind of mom who always has time for her kids, and the kind of leader who always...
My Life, My Challenges and My Experiences
Looking back on a childhood filled with events and memories, I find it rather difficult to pick on the one thing that leaves me with the fabled "warm and fuzzy feelings." Lightly stroll with me on the yellow brick road of my life and let’s journey to the good...
Eng 1- English Composition 1
Instructor: Amanda Price
Dark Overtones, and Their Contrasts in My Antonia
In My Antonia by Willa Cather, there are many dark overtones that pervade the novel. It is through the use of symbolism and contrast these overtones are made real. The prairie is the predominant setting of the novel. It may be shaped, and it conforms...
to introduce myself.
My self am Sudha Modi, belongs to a small but a very beautiful village now turned city Bhayandar from Maharashtra.
About my family.
There are 5 members in my family.
Since childhood I am under surveillance of my elders.
Main thing I learned from my childhood is to be disciplined...
lot in the long run. Who would not like to hire a person who is professional enough to maintain the standard of the company? Don’t use keywords like ‘my name is’. Check your spellings and grammar. According to me, you can give a preview about your grip on communication skills with this cover letter of...
The nameless narrator in the introduction of My Antonia by Willa Cather states that Ántonia, an immigrant Bohemian girl who comes to America with her family, symbolizes as much as she is in character. To Jim, narrator of the rest of the novel and Ántonia’s childhood friend, Ántonia represents the...
Sacrifice For The Beloved Mother
Tears of joy welled up in my eyes as my mother hugged me at that time. She saw me crying, and said, “It’s the biggest gift that you could ever give me”. My mother held my hand as I was on the hospital bed while she was on an old wheel chair. I was the only one that could...
important and powerful things in my life. My life without melodies and harmonies would be totally empty. Listening to and playing different tunes helps me to de-stress, relax and it can also help to motivate me in trying times. I loved listening to music while on my way to school, as I felt it helped...
My Relationship with My Religion
Life without doubt does not last forever. Everyone agrees to this but not many are blessed
with the beauty of faith. Not many believe that there is a life after death. Not many believe that
there is a Creator to whom we will all return. I had always lived a carefree...
assumption behind the use of biodata in selection processes is the axiom, "the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior."
33. Biodata refers to medical or physiological tests of applicants prior to hiring.
34. Biodata is like a background check...
And learn lessons, as I have.
I want to tell you about my little, little itty-bitty life, you may or may not find this interesting, but most can relate to parent issues, school and social drama.
I grew up living in Santa Rosa, Ca. living with my parents, aunt and grandparents. We were renting a small...
My perfect day would start by me waking early — 7:30 am is early, for me — feeling refreshed and restored. I haven't had a relaxing night of sleep in months and often awaken far later than I had planned, feeling guilty, stiff, and still sleepy.
After a hot shower and a shave I'd put on a comfortable...
My parents often call me a perfectionist because of how clean my room is, and how I have to take the time to neatly align each of my posters. Unlike most college students where their room is a complete mess, mine is organized from top to bottom. I find it useful to know where everything is located, because...
takes to make up my name. U, is the first letter of my name, R is the second letter of my name followed by IEL. These five letters is what makes up my name, Uriel. My name is five letters, short, and an uncommon name. My name isn’t a very common name nor is it a popular name. I like my name, it is not...
Race and My Community
Prassedes Ciappolino Williams
Axia College of the University of Phoenix
In late 2007, I, along with my mother, moved to Raleigh North Carolina to be with my future husband. I was pregnant and had high hopes for the future. I had recently gotten out of...
(Individualism: Its Influence over Lena, Jim and Ántonia During Their Childhood, Adolescence and Adulthood)
“The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being”--- Dag Hammarskjold.1 This individualist...
afternoon in the middle of the summer. I was reading a book. Then my mother called me and told that, I and my family are moving from our country. My calm mind sudden changed in temper mind. I was shocked. Was I hearing something wrong? That came to my mind first. Because I could not imagine that she can tell...
“My Life” If I were to tell you about my family it would end with crazy. I live with my dad In Carbondale while my two sisters live with my mom in Denver. My little sister is 4 years old and I barely get to see her. On the other hand my older sister is 17 and I never see her because she never home....
the winner of a Pulitzer Prize and she's also the author of more than fifteen other books including O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and A Lost Lady. My Antonia takes place in Nebraska during the late 1800's and the early 1900's. Jim is a orphan who traveled from Virginia to Nebraska to live with his...
My Father My Influence
Even though a person is uneducated, they too can find success with the right amount of determination and commitment. Willie C. Blacks, Sr. was a determined and committed man. He never gave up on his dream that he would one day own his own business. He always said he would never...
man’s life. I have also some childhood memories in my life.
Childhood memories are the sweetest time of human mind. My childhood memories are not les sweet. Nobody can forget his/her childhood memories whether pleasant or painful. I can still remember my childhood very much. I was born in a village named...
4 or 5 years old and my Mom, my older brother Shawn, and myself were attending some kind of grown-up function at my Aunt Jonnie Mae and Uncle Duke's house. I'm not exactly sure what the celebration was but whatever it was, I got to stay up late and play with my cousins so, in my opinion, who cared! LET’S...
Finally Mr.Abbott none other than my history teacher called out my name with his usual frown in face. I stood awkwardly and marched towards his table for receiving my answer paper. Who loves to read history ?? Obviously not me, I cursed myself for taking history as one of my subject . As i received the paper...
(father) and a prison deputy warden (mother). My mother was 100% Lithuanian; my father is Lithuanian and Siberian. My father served in both the Navy and the Air Force. I have five sisters, one brother, one stepsister, two half brothers, and two half sisters. My family moved a lot when I was young. I recall...
Will My MBA Degree Help Advance My Career?
University of Phoenix Online: Management MGT/521
August 11, 2008
A Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree is an invaluable tool and necessary to achieve a high level executive position. Earning my MBA is about more than education; it...
Willa Cather’s My Anthonia, in my opinion was not only easy to read but also a thoroughly enjoyable read. It tells the vivid stories of several immigrant families who move to the rural state of Nebraska to start new lives in America. A Bohemian family, by the name of the Shimerdas, is one of the main...
Anne Bradstreet once wrote, – “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” Have your emotions been affected by the changing seasons? Have you reacted according to the weather conditions...
think of my mom. My mom is caring, encouraging, and she loves me. I won’t be able to make it to today if she had never taught me all those lessons of life.
My mom cares for my family and me. She cares about my schoolwork as well as housework. My grandma once told me that when my mom was my age, she...
My hometown is worth visiting
Sarawak-my hometown and I am proud of it. The scenery, languages, historical places, interesting places and various foods are very special to me as the resident of The Earth of Hornbill. I am proud to promote my hometown to everybody as Sarawak has its own attraction...
the day." Childhood is one of the beautiful times in your life that you know is unforgettable. I, who was born and raised in Pakistan, can never forget my childhood.
Growing up in Pakistan was a great experience since I grew in rich family. Pakistan heritage is something to be proud of. I was born...
February 9, 2011
My Role Model
There are many people throughout the world who have a role model or a mentor in their life. The person in my life, who is my role model, is my husband. We have been married for six years and we have two children. His name is...
found out I was pregnant with my daughter. From the day I took the pregnancy test, to the day I had her and beyond, my life changed in many ways. From the revealing of my pregnancy to my delivery, and everything in between, this was a completely life changing stage in my life. The events that took place...
2006. As I awoke, I lay still with my eyes closed. I could feel the fan blowing across my skin and my husband rubbing my back. Feeling very calm and relaxed, I opened my eyes just a bit and I looked toward the window. It was still dark out. The quite whisper of my husband John’s voice said, “Baby it’s...
One of my goals for the future is to obtain a sense of being personally fulfilled, regardless of what I choose to do professionally. I want to be satisfied with my decisions, to be able to accept and forgive, and most of all to be able to live up to the expectations I have for myself. I realize I cannot...
MLA CITATION INCLUDED WITH SOURCES
Historical look at the the novel My Antonia by Willa Cather
My Antonia: An In Depth Analysis of Immigration in the 1800s
The novel My Antonia by the author Willa Cather is set in the late eighteen hundreds. In the story it described an age of change indicating...
My Country – Dorothea Mackellar
My Country is an iconic nationalistic poem about Australia written by Dorothea Mackellar in 1908. Dorothea Mackellar was born in Sydney in 1885. Her education was comprised of private home tutoring until she attended University of Sydney. She travelled broadly with...
smarter than locals.
Non-work role references
References to employee in a non-work role. e.g., He said being
a family man himself he could understand my problem.
Friendship role references
References to employee as a friend e.g., She is very
approachable and treats me as a friend.
be sad, but it’s happened too many times for me to care. I grab my already packed book bag and picture frame. I’m leaving, I’m finally leaving. I thought while moving towards the window. There’s a face in the picture that make me lose my trace of thought. Mom. This all should be a dream. It shouldn’t...
And this it my essay. It is so ashame when i must say that i did this in over 1 month what you can do in only some hours..but i think it is not good.
I love my hometown, love views...
even a favorite teacher might have been that one to make a difference in your life.
Thinking of the one person who has the most influence on me in my life may not be the most unique response, but the name comes quickly: Mom. She hasn't had an influence on me mainly because she raised me to be who I...
Jan. 18, 2009
Staring back at my reflection in the mirror, I have to ask … Who this woman is looking back at me? Where did she come from? How did she become the woman she is today? Where is she going from here?
living room with my father and my brother, mom was down the hall in the office working on paying bills, and we had just eaten dinner. It was when my father said, “Go get your mother, we need to talk to you guys,” that I knew I was right all along. It was that night that changed the rest of my life, and left...
sand my thoughts seem to drift. Is this really real or am i dreaming. The lace of my dress sways lossly over my chest i feel insperational. the calm of the night had me quivering. i smeal the salt from the ocean over the orange skys that left me breathless. Is i lay in the soft but itchy sand my thoughts...