Date of publication: 2017-09-01 21:56
-From songs and film to formulae and computer code, human expression and discovery take many forms. How do you express your creativity? What ideas or values do you explore and celebrate when your imagination wanders?
In the process, your narrative should have an emotional appeal. It can be serious or humorous, but you can attempt to give your audience some way to connect with your story. Maybe they had a similar experience or can relate to the triumphs or challenges you encountered. The more that others can identify with the story, the more impact it will have.
6. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
Randy delivers these lines in Chapter 7 when he tells Ponyboy that he will not be fighting in the rumble. His words speak to an important idea in the novel the futility of the recurring Soc-greaser violence. The idea Randy presents here has another side to it, however. By stating that the members of both groups will always remain in their respective groups, he suggests that it would be impossible for a greaser or a Soc to rise above his current status. He appears to believe that, despite their youth, the men in the story will never be able to move on and transcend the narrow limits of their gang identities.
Does the talent come naturally or have you worked hard to develop this skill or talent? Does your talent or skill allow you opportunities in or outside the classroom? If so, what are they and how do they fit into your schedule?
5) Fans of the movie Sharknado say that they enjoy it because “it’s so bad, it’s good.” Certain automobile owners prefer classic cars because they “have more character.” And recently, vinyl record sales have skyrocketed because it is perceived that they have a warmer, fuller sound. Discuss something that you love not in spite of but rather due to its quirks or imperfections. -Inspired by Alex Serbanescu, Class of 7576
All applicants must submit three short answers responding to prompts in ApplyTexas. Answers are limited to no more than 95 lines, or about 755 – 855 words.
-In Love Medicine, author Louise Erdrich ’76 writes, 8776 Society is like this card game here, cousin. We got dealt our hand before we were even born, and as we grow we have to play as best as we can. 8776 Describe your 8776 hand 8776 and reflect on how you have played it.