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Creative Writing

An Essay on Charles Lipson’s Doing Honest Work in College

Benefits:

As noted by the University of Chicago Press in its official review, some of the most important benefits related to Charles Lipson’s Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success includes the fact that this text has become an “integral part of academic integrity and first-year experience programs” for undergrad students in many U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, Lipson has written this text in such a way that all students will be able to understand it and then apply its principles “in all academic situations–from paper writing and independent research to study groups and lab work” (University of Chicago Press).

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Creative Writing

Dreaming of a Bird

It is early in the morning, and Jaytech Johnson is standing in the graveyard again. The sun is just breaking the horizon; it is so early that there is barely enough light to read the letters on the tombstone. Jaytech leans down to place a single rose on the grave. He stands there for a while, not thinking, just staring at the flower. As the first stab of sunlight strikes the glossy headstone Jaytech wakes from his reverie, says a brief, silent payer, and heads to his car for the short drive back to his apartment. Once home arrives home, Jaytech thinks about eating breakfast. He is not hungry, but he eats anyway, finding some leftovers to warm in the microwave. He watches the plate spinning ‘round and ‘round as the food begins to bubble. Jaytech flops onto the couch in his living room, mechanically flipping through channels as he eats his meal. Back in the kitchen he washes up, the clank of his dishes and the shoosh of the water the only sounds that break the silence.

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Creative Writing

Elie Saab

Elie Saab is in the business of meeting the luxury lifestyle needs of the female clientele. The company’s core product is helping clients preserve their social status through expensive and one-of-a-kind products that can only be afforded by high net worth individuals. Elie Saab’s actual products are primarily gowns though the company has lately branched into other product categories including accessories. The company’s augmented product is personalized customer service to haute couture clients, often involving the designer Elie Saab himself, customer satisfaction guarantee, and product warranties.

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Creative Writing

East India company

Post- colonialism

The East India Company (EIC), initially chartered as the Governor and Merchants ’ Company of London trading, was a joint- stock company in Britain formed to trade with the West Indies, although it later traded principally with the subcontinent of India, the province of north west and Baluchistan.

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Creative Writing

The New Millennium’s Search for New Heroes

Introduction

            When the term ‘hero’ is heard, people tend to give meaning to it based on the time that they were raised and born to understand what heroism means. For instance, those who were born in the times when the World Wars were evidently affecting the society, it could be understood that their heroes depict the characteristics of soldiers or military men who ought to have brought about hope during the said era in the human history. On the other end, those who were born after the said era might be noted to have a great essence of seeing heroism to be based on the fantasy-defined conditions of being an extraordinary individual who is able to mandate his actions to provide what the society needs. Others might handle the perception on the matter based on a religious context practically following Christ’s example. However, it the way humans define heroism is based on its impact in the being of each person has affected the human community for many years. Media, being the most affective source of information has become one of the primary source of representation on understanding what heroism means to the human community within a specific era. In the discussion that follows, a definition of heroism and how it changed throughout the years shall be given particular attention to. This discussion shall be defined according to how the human society perceives the being of each hero as it influences their own being.

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Creative Writing

Diesel. Burberry’s market position

Burberry is popular especially among the younger demographic. Its market position is so established that the company was able to receive contemporary design collection of the year award. The luxury brand is considered contemporary as well as classic. The CEO once remarked that they had reached a playing field as some of the greats. This meant that the brand was widely known already. The goal is to maintain the cachet and currency of the brand across its customers while expanding distribution and entry of new product categories. The brand recognized the presence of other brands hence they focused on a particular bracket and a particular price point.

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Creative Writing

Personal Essay: A struggle that affects me emotionally, mentally, and physically

I remember the day as if it were yesterday. My mother and I were in the car on our way to a family member’s house- just like any other day. We were driving down the main road in my town when the car was t-boned by another car that had run a red light. Our Honda Accord was smashed to pieces in the middle of the intersection. My mother was bleeding and the front of the car had crashed on top of my legs- I couldn’t feel either leg, but at the same time, tremendous pain shot through my body, not to mention fear. I looked over at the car that hit us and it was just as demolished- the front of the car was smoking; honestly, I feared that one of the vehicles might combust.

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Creative Writing

Being an Undocumented Immigrant

It is often said that the only natives in America are Native Indians and everyone else is an immigrant. This is why America is called the land of immigrants as well as the land of dreams because more people come here to start new life than any other country in the world. While America is still the most welcoming country when it comes to immigrants, the country cannot afford the open-border policy it might have had at one time during its history because even the richest countries face the economic problem of scarcity of resources. But human nature is such that it always looks for better economic opportunities even if it means bypassing laws. America’s economic prosperity proves too tempting for the individuals in developing countries that they do not even hesitate from entering the country illegally despite all the risks. For this very reason, there are probably more undocumented immigrants in America than any other country. I came to America as a child and have lived here all my life. Yet despite my work ethics and desire to benefit America through my education, I do not only face the stigma of being an undocumented resident but also that of female undocumented resident who face additional stereotypes. Undocumented residents are as American as anyone else because one’s love for country is not determined by passport.

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Creative Writing

As it is in Heaven: Swedish Movie. Urban and Rural Planning Analysis

Introduction

            The movie As It is in Heaven is a 2004 film created by Kay Pollack and released in 2004 reflects the community that is residing in Sweden. Both the rural and the urban communities were represented accordingly through the settings used in the film. Considering this particular matter, the discussion that shall be presented in this paper shall try to explore the different conditions by which the director used the worth of the settings. Herein the value of  presenting urban and rural living in the story to better create meaning and distinction on how the lives of the people differ from each other based on the environment they thrive with shall be given particular attention to.

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Creative Writing

Dr. Michael Kimmel and Male Stereotypes in Advertisement

The essay “Bro’s Before Hos” by Michael Kimmel brings to light the various gender roles men have been cast in the liberal media. These stereotypes, generally making successful men worldly, wealthy, egotistical, and well-built are illustrated through advertisements commonly found in any coffee-table magazine, or roadside billboards, and can cause undue pressure on men with different economic, social, or moral situations, best illustrated with the following two advertisements for ABSOLUT Vodka and BMW.

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Creative Writing

Diesel Draft LA 110_OL3

First Draft

It is early in the morning time for Jaytech Johnston. He put a single rose on the grave and stood there for awhile, just to see it again and again. After a while, he said his prayers and walked away to his car and got in and drove it home. He popped some leftovers in the microwave, then stood there watching the plate turn ‘round and ‘round while it warmed. Jaytech ate his meal in the living room, flipping from channel to channel as he chewed his food. He washed the dishes in the quiet, the shoosh of the water from the tap and the clank of the plate on the counter the only sound to break the silence.

In the bathroom now, Jaytech ran a hand through his hair. He was a tall guy with black hair, and he kept it cut so short. He liked it that way. He will look in the mirror at himself and sometimes he is lost in what he sees in the mirror like he does not recognize his own face. Sometimes, a tear cries from his eye. So he sighs and wipes the tear from his face, washes his face. He’s so tired. Jaytech looks at the clock beside his bed. Maybe just a quick nap. Yeah, he feels like taking a nap. So he goes to the bed to sleep a while. While he is sleeping in the bed he has a dream and the dream is not comfortable for him. He tosses and turns in the bed, tangling his legs in the sheets. He sweats and he starts to hold his breath. In the dream, he cannot breathe. He wakes from sleep, screaming and gripping the edges of the bed. It is the same old dream, again and again that keeps coming to him when he is in the sleeping. Why does it keep coming back? He wants to think about it more, but has no time to think now. If he doesn’t hurry, he is going to be late for his classes now.

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Communications and Media

O, Brave New World, That Has Such Real People in It!

There are problems in wanting to say anything at all about Reality TV, not the least of which is the difficulty in not merely joining a universal chorus of groans.  Then there is the matter of the beast itself.  Somehow, and in a relatively short space of time, it has grown to such an extent that its shadow swallows all of us looking up, poking fingers, and groaning.  Hydra-like, too, this beast has many heads.  There is the competition head, the at-home-with-the-wealthy head, the spunky, struggling business head, the rejoice-in-watching-poor-white-trash head, and others equally chilling.  How, then, may one reasonably assess so diverse and imposing a monster? Can there even be a commonality in this sea of subgenres, housewives, hoarders, chefs, vocalists, and beach trash?

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Classic English Literature

Porphyria’s Lover (A Monologue Summary of the Poem by Browning)

Ought not love define the being of a man and a woman?

Ought not love give meaning to their lives?

Shall not love give sense to the identity they present?

Shall it not give them happiness ‘till the end?

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Creative Writing

ZAZR

The Company’s Image

ZAZR has ensured that the company image is promoted through the various strategies we use. We have ensured that the products, services and campaigns we carry out remain in the minds of the consumers. Through this, a positive company image is left in the minds of the clients. The campaigns used are aimed at changing the overall attitude of clients towards the company and also its brands. This ensures that the consumers identify themselves with the brand thus become loyal customers for the company. The image of a company is created from the word go, and it is up to the company to maintain or discard. That is what the ZAZR company treasures and is keen on maintain its brand image.