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On Seeing England for the First Time by Jamaica Kincaid

Persona: In the beginning of the essay, Kincaid writes with the persona of a young boy, fascinated by the myth of England. He describes how he ate traditional English breakfasts every morning (ex: half a grapefruit, an egg, bread and butter, a slice of cheese, and a cup of cocoa). 290 more words

Human Nature

How Expectations Shape Your Reality

It is your best friend’s birthday and she has invited you over for dinner and a small get together with her closest friends. You accept the invite with great joy and immediately panic on what to bring her. 1,176 more words

Natural Birth Plan vs. Reality

It took us two and a half years to start our family. Once we got over celebrating getting pregnant we signed up for a natural birthing course. 1,081 more words


Breastfeeding: It's Complicated

That’s how I would summarize my previous experience with breastfeeding.

Before having my first child, I envisioned myself being one of those women who breastfed throughout maternity leave, dutifully pumped at work, and kept up the routine as long as I could. 797 more words


#24 Pros & Cons Of Being Transported To Another World/Summon To Another World (More Cons than Pros)

I have thought this through and is just my opinion plus these are my reasons why I don’t want to go to another world at all unless it is quite similar to our world in some ways. 946 more words


I started a tradition with myself where I ring in the new year with a word. Maybe it sounds weird, but every year it feels more like the word chooses me than I choose it. 749 more words

Expectations vs. reality - Tourism Destination Development Master programme

When choosing and applying for a programme there are many questions arising and everyone has different expectations of the programme and studying in Sweden. Therefore, I asked a couple of my classmates from different countries all over the world (Uzbekistan, China, Russia, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, France…) to summarize what you might expect and how it actually is in reality. 443 more words

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