If I Only Knew Essays

  • Short Story Of Agent Kenneth Dean

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    The black raven flew sullenly across the blue gray sky pondering the question that tickled the depths of not only his mind but his soul since the last time heather graced his feathered presence: why on earth have I not met the professor of love and learned the ways of his compassionatre trade? If only I knew, oh, if only I knew… Again and again the rain dripped on the old tin roof. Jack and fred had been sitting there since one and decided that now it was the time. They would buy that ticket

  • A Life Changing Event

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    day. I had been outside playing with my horse, Cash, that morning and had just come back inside for some lunch that my mom prepared. Cash was my first horse that I had ever had, and we were always very close from the beginning. I knew that a bad storm was approaching from looking at the sky and felt a bit anxious as we were eating lunch. Afterwards, as we were about to take a nap, we saw a huge crack of lightening across the sky. I immediately shrilled and the hairs on my arms raised and I had a

  • Jenna Starfire Thesis

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    her age. In fact, Jenna always knew she was different. She was adopted into a supportive, loving family that cared about her just as if she was their own. Jenna loved them very much yet, thought of her birth parents often. She only knew that her parents were not like most, she had a feeling they were much more than ordinary. Kevin Baker and Skylar Lain were two of her close friends from Trailridge High planned an epic journey with Jenna to find her parents. Jenna knew she was also much more than ordinary

  • Title Of Bloody Mary Essay

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    Does Mary I deserve the title of Bloody Mary? Mary I of Scotland was the first child of King Henry VIII. Her mother was Catherine of Aragon of Spain, a religious catholic. Mary, too, was brought up as a catholic. However, when it seemed unlikely that Catherine would be able to produce a male heir for Henry, he wanted a divorce. He knew that only the Pope would be able to get him a divorce from Catherine, and, when he sent Thomas Wolsey, his minister, to ask the Pope, the Pope found himself in

  • Never Give Me Rhetorical Analysis

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    about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope.” I agree because in The Road the little boy and his father went days without food, but they still had hope to finding food. No matter what, they never gave up. They stared death in the face but somewhere inside, they knew there was hope. Even though, they might have lost the one’s they were closest to, they still trudged on. The only thing that kept them going was HOPE. The boy and his father would

  • Ethical Dilemma in the Workplace

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    they believe (Neal, 2012). I was once unfortunately faced with an ethical dilemma in my workplace only a few months ago. I am a server at a local restaurant, and each server is required to keep his or her own money bank to make change for the customers. At the end of each shift the server will tally up with the restaurant and either pay in or receive cash, depending on how many people paid with credit cards or cash. I was especially close with one of my coworkers who I will call Kevin. He was a

  • Irene And Francisco: A Short Story

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    smelled different; everything was now different for Irene and Francisco. The fear in their eyes never seemed to go away; they knew what was awaiting them. They knew that they were destined together for a life of constant fear, and not ever really knowing what was going to happen to them next. They know thought of their lives as meaningless strives for justice, for they knew that at any corner someone lay there ready to kill them. They tried to bring justice for the unidentified, unheard voices of

  • Allegory Cave Essay

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    Socrates goes on to explain to Glaucon how as human beings we tend to only believe what we’re accustomed to and that we never “step outside the box”, and how we are all in a cave at one point in our lives. Being a young African American male growing up on the South Side of Chicago in the Harold Ickes Homes, 69th Harper, and Wentworth Gardens throughout my younger years I too live in a cave so to speak. When you live in poverty you only knew three things being in a gang, selling drugs, and playing sports

  • My Life Going Through Adoption

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    GOING THROUGH ADOPTION This is my life. I am a 23 year-old student going for my GED. I recently found out I was pregnant with my second kid. I am raising my 2 year-old son all by myself. His dad was never around when I needed him. I learned to take care of my son as a single parent. With this second pregnancy, I knew it was going to be harder. I would have to do it all over again and alone. With this pregnancy, the dad didn’t know about it, and I knew he wouldn’t help me because he has two girls

  • My Idleball-Personal Narrative

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    As I reached the field, the first thing I noticed was the wind. It had to be blowing nearly thirty or forty miles per hour. Normally, this would not affect me in anyway, but today I was pitching. I noticed that the wind was blowing towards the third base line which is the opposite direction of my breaking pitches. I just knew that I was going to get murdered out there. The first batter stepped in and I threw a fastball right down the pipe. I thought to myself that this was a good sign. The next pitch

  • Narrative Essay About Returning To School

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    By: Goldie Scarbrough Instructor: Jane McAdams ENG 121 English Composition I My decision to return to school was probably one of the hardest things I have ever done. I have 5 children and husband. They are the most important part of my life and the reason I wanted to return to school, but they are also the reason it was so difficult to go back. They always have homework they need help with almost every night. I have to make sure dinner is on the table, the dishes are done, the kids take

  • Eisner Camp Research Paper

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    I prance around my kitchen with this tune playing over and over again in my head. I sit down, sip my glass of water and remember. I remember to thank my mother, once again. I hear my own, stubborn voice echoing in my mind. "I don't care what you say, you're never going to convince me. I'm not going, never again." I was a quiet thirteen year old who had just experienced a miserable summer at sleep away camp. The only two positives that I could take away from that summer were leaving early and never

  • Puerto Rico Narrative

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    Narrative Essay I have heard many stories from my mother about life in the United States. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Yes it is part of the United States, but anyone from there could tell you it’s not the same. My brother and I dreamt every day what it would be like to go to the mainland, even if it were just a visit. Every Saturday, we watched the Disney channel to see how life was over there. We wondered if the school was really like how it was on television. We both knew English because

  • Person I Admire: Henry Ford

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    Person I Admire: Henry Ford When I look at myself in the sense of where I’m now or what Is my current status in life now, I could tell that pretty much I’m heading the right direction. I decided to enroll at UCC to finish a nursing course and give myself a self-recognition. I enrolled at UCC for LPN course this year and plan to continue it to become a Registered Nurse with self motivation. Even If I knew that I will encounter a lot of problems and difficulties to pursue my goal I’d still want

  • Personal Narrative: When I Came To The Epipany

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    September 1st, 2012 When I came to the epipany that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with the women of my dreams I didn’t even have to find her. We had already been dating for the past 6 years. I knew that Desiree NicoleGarrett was the one for me. I knew there was only one thing to do. Ask her to spend the rest of her natural born life with me. I knew there was going to be a lot of planning and work ahead of me. Desiree is very hard women to please and impress and I knew this would take very special

  • Antigone’s Courage

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    not, however, it is believed that there is only one afterlife for both good and bad. Those who are not given a proper burial will rot where they are left and be eaten by dogs in disgrace. Although Antigone was right for wanting Polyneices to have a proper burial because he was family, Creon was trying to take that right way from her as one of the few things women were allowed to do was mourn the dead. Creon abused the power he had and in the end, he only hurt himself. Creon’s order offended

  • Personal Narrative: Moving To Ohio

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    2013 New Start I will never forget the time I had to drop everything and move from my hometown of Atlanta to a different state. I wasn’t expecting my mom to walk in my room and ask how would my brother and I like to move to Dayton Ohio? The first thought that came to my head was, “Where is Dayton and why haven’t I heard about this place until now? Right then and there I knew that I wasn’t going to like what my mom was about to offer us. I couldn’t get over the fact that I was about to leave my

  • They Wanted Everyone To Know Who The Jews Were Analysis

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    Even the seven years’ old knew who the Jews were and he actually affirmed that “the Jews must be beaten”! I can imagine that everyone knew who the Jews were just like the title says and knew what to do to them—beat them. And the Jewish lady was furious because she knew she couldn’t do anything, which means everyone (non-Jews) could beat the Jews. I can see how deep the Nazi regime had poisoned people and how ill- minded those people were.

  • Personal Narrative: Baby Steps Through Sobriety

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    where you need to be. On August 5th, 2008, I knew I had just taken my first baby step towards recovery. It was time I stopped looking for the answers to life’s problems at the bottom of a bottle and took a chance on the life I’ve been given. As the hangover grew more intense, so did my desire to get my life back. I missed my family and the support that comes along with them. I wished for the days where I had to wake up early for school and work. I missed the sweet smell of love in the morning

  • Plato's Cave Philosophy

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    Plato’s Cave Plato believed in the idea of a cave where prisoners were kept and shown images on a wall by fire and people holding up objects. The images that were projected was the only thing the prisoners knew existed. The people holding up the objects control what the prisoners see and what they know. This is the same in the movie Dear Frankie. Frankie is the prisoner being showed the images and his mother is the person holding the objects. Frankie believes that his father is writing to him and