Life is a long journey- from the hospital bed (birth) to the graveyard (death), consisting of a series of small-small destinations that we travel through all along. Destination is our vision and an end-goal that we aspire to achieve. Journey is things we experience, on the way to destination. Both are complementary to each other….
Tan Le, famous telecommunications entrepreneur and co-founder of Emotiv, was only four years old when she and her family fled from Vietnam. She spent five days and nights with her young sister, mother, and grandmother on a small boat carrying 150 other people. Read on to discover the journey that brought her to where she…
In general disabled individuals are less physically active compared with able-bodied individuals(30). Recent literature explained/ indicated the positive influence of physical activity on physical health in the entire population (31, 32). Positive effects were established of an outdoor exercise program compared with an indoor program(33, 34). Natural environments had a vitalizing effect (35) and mental…
A journey can be a physical movement from one location to another or movement through time. A journey can be a path to understanding or awareness. In the stories “The Swimmer” and “The Worn Path”, the main characters go through a journey on multiple levels. In “The Swimmer”, the main character goes through a physical…
In becoming a young adult, there are several life lessons through this journey. We’re viewed by what we experienced and the people who helped influence us into today’s women and men. Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs and surprises, but if the journey of life is smooth, life is lovely….
It was in the early 1519s when I had first set sail for the exploration of the coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico. I was one of the hundreds of soldiers that were under the command of Alonso Alvarez de Pineda. The reason we had decided to set off to the New World was to…
How Death is presented in “Because I could not Stop For Death” “Because I could not stop for death” Is a 6 stanza poem with full rhyme and slant rhyme, and full of dashes between and at the end of lines. The obvious theme of this poem is death. So this analysis is going to be focusing…
It was May 1990, a 20 year old man by the name of Chris McCandless just graduated college. WIth a well-to-do family and large savings account, Chris seemed to have a bright future ahead of him. Yet he ditched it all to forge out his own life in the Alaskan wilderness. However, in August of…
Into the Wild,
The pursuit of happiness is the right that an individual has to live a life that brings joy. This pursuit of happiness is provided in the law; however limited that one is, an individual has to delight in happiness, but should not break the law. Westernization considers happiness as a good thing, and thus they…
The epic Gilgamesh by Herbert Mason follows a demi-god king, Gilgamesh, on his journey to becoming human. Gilgamesh seeks knowledge and most of all, he seeks life for his dead friend Enkidu. In the epic, Mason shows through apostrophe, Gilgamesh’s constant references to enkidu, that being human means experiencing grief and having the ability to…