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Christmas is much more than a day on the calendar; it’s a season brimming with joy, nostalgia, and a generous sprinkle of magic. People across the globe immerse themselves in rich traditions, heartfelt moments, and cheerful celebrations, bringing light to the chilly days of December. In this essay, we’ll delve ...

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Is Christmas purely pagan? Fun, family, and plenty of fantastic food are just a few of the things that come to mind when one mentions, what is probably the most widely celebrated holiday of the year, Christmas. Christmas has been assumed to be pagan due to certain factors ranging from its history and past to its absence from actual biblical laws and mandates to the traditions associated with it. Still, it should be celebrated because it is an appreciation of...
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In my family we celebrate different holidays. It’s Christmas, Victory Day, Independence Day, and more. I have two favorites: New Year and Christmas. These holidays are very popular in my family and throughout the country. Moreover, they are observed almost at the same time but are still different. However, they are more different than similar, and I will try to explain. Firstly, these holidays have different meanings. New Year is the main calendar holiday that occurs at the time of...
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I think that globalization happened in the article because the London Missionary Society brought the holiday tradition into southern Tswana and it spread into the Kalahari Desert. If globalization doesn’t bring the Christmas tradition from the London Missionary Society maybe Lee might not go to Kalahari and explore their tribes and cultures. Even though Lee had been staying in Kalahari for almost three years the Kalahari people still consider him an outsider. Lee also has not shared his food with...
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The short story A Christmas Memory, which is written by Truman Capote, is a story about a small child and an older person celebrating Christmas together. They have many rituals that they complete every year, and the beginning talks about them. But, in the end, the 2 characters get separated, never seeing each other ever again. This invokes sorrow in the reader, knowing that the 2 best friends will never see each other again. Truman Capote structures the story in...
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Perspective This assignment was required to watch the documentary called “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”, and to explain the theoretical perspective that was assigned to us. The two theoretical perspectives that will be talked about more in depth in this essay are psychoanalytic theory and trait theory. Sigmund Freud was a neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis created a better understanding of the human mind and personality. Freud’s theory states that our personality is made up of three components that...
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Friendship is essential to human life, even if sometimes we don’t realize it. You just don’t notice because it’s so common to see, such as your childhood peers, your college buddies, your internet friends, and even animals, who may not even be the same species. Those that you befriend throughout your time on Earth will help you in those tough times and cherish the good ones with you. The link that people make with others can change your life for...
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In this essay, I will be discussing how Dickens presents Scrooge as a reformed man. This is influenced by a clear combination of Scrooge's willingness to make the most of his transient life, as well as his desire for warmth in his once cold heart. Therefore it can be argued that Dickens uses the caricature of Scrooge as a manner in which he can criticize the alienating effects of the abstinence from religion as well as using Bob Cratchit to...
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“Theatre is a form of knowledge; it should and can also be a means of transforming society. Theatre can help us build our future, rather than just waiting for it.” (Augusto Boa, 1992). The Greek Theater is a theatrical tradition that flourished in ancient Greece between the years 600 and 200 B.C. The idea of acting and singing on a stage was introduced in the festivals where Greeks worshiped Dionysus, the god of wine and grape cultivation, with performances to...
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Holiday Blues Have you heard of the wild Black Friday stories, such as a woman punching another over a toy? What about people fighting each other over the last flat-screen television? Sadly this is what the holidays have come to. This time of year is known as a time when Americans spend a ridiculous amount of money during the holidays. Sales such as Black Friday cause Americans to lose the real meaning of the holidays, a time to relax and...
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When compared to other countries' celebrations, the Philippines' Christmas celebration is rather unique. It starts to feel like Christmas as soon as September arrives. People are beginning to purchase items for use as decorations. Filipinos are beginning to arrange the things needed to celebrate Christmas at this time. Some families are considering how they may make their decorations more appealing. Children are ecstatic and planning what gifts they would want to receive from Santa Claus. We Filipino Christians believe that...
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Saving the planet is, without question, one of today’s most current topics. However, sometimes other issues may occupy one’s mind, for example, Christmas. Truth be told, during that time of the year, the environment is not everybody’s priority. Panic-buying gifts often take place online, and customers do not want to drive to the next mall to escape high traffic loads. Almost 65 percent of Germany’s population used the Internet for shopping in 2013. Now, seven years later, the number of...
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Christmas, a globally cherished holiday, has a rich tapestry of history and cultural significance. This essay explores the roots of Christmas, tracing its origins to ancient pagan traditions, delving into the historical context of its establishment as a Christian holiday, and discussing the preparations and celebrations associated with Christmas Day. Finally, we examine the enduring importance of Christmas in contemporary society. The Pagan Connection The historical roots of Christmas reveal an intriguing connection to ancient pagan traditions. Before the advent...
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Reflection After going back to my home country for Christmas break, I have been enjoying my holiday to the fullest that I forgot I have an upcoming essay due on the first day back to school. After coming to the realization that the essay is due within exactly 24 hours right before I board the flight back to Birmingham, which flight is 17 hours long, meaning that I would not have wi-fi for the upcoming 17 hours, I then started...
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That the drought is significantly impacting Australian farmers, so movements and activism for greater support are vital. Over this most recent Christmas break, I had the opportunity to spend some time with my family in central Queensland. The Svensson family comes from a long line of graziers and farmers, with this past year being especially hard as my uncle has no choice but to spend his months on highways driving hundreds of head of cattle just to find food. There...
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Is Christmas really the happiest time of year? Christmas. Every year we count down the days with chocolate behind tiny doors, watch the same old Christmas movies as the year before - to the point where I think I could recite Nativity word for word - and eat so much food that, in hindsight, it becomes sheer gluttony. Every year we lie awake dreaming of the gifts that will be under the beloved tree on the big morning waiting for...
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The history of Christmas remains a topic of hot debate worldwide. Particularly, December 25 (Christmas Day) has been substantially controversial. Some people view it as the anniversary of Jesus Christ, and others see it as a time to share gifts and meals with friends and families. Most historic American Newspapers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries indicate equally intriguing and surprising accounts of Christmas. Notably, there are striking similarities and distinctive differences between the newspapers’ stories and general...
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Lately, there have been many media expressing their feelings. We no longer need to feel a reason to give something to the special people who plan our lives. Numerous gift ideas on letters to mail that send messages that facilitate expressing or expressing our various emotions and feelings. Although for effective use in the central way, the message through the word becomes wonderful. The variety of cards recently acquired ranges from signed paper ID cards to high ticket designers. Recent...
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Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth and life of Jesus Christ with loved ones. Or at least that was the point of this holiday, because it seems that many have lost sight of what Christmas is really all about. Between the decorations, the constant advertising, and the millions of Christmas lists made each year, it easy to see why we have lost the true meaning of Christmas. You can't go anywhere without seeing some sort of Santa decoration...
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It’s that time of year again, after a long anticipated wait for the release of this year’s John Lewis and Waitrose Christmas advert, ‘Excitable Edgar’, has finally hit our screens. This funny and heartwarming story for tales an adorable dragon Edgar, who just wants to celebrate Christmas. However, Edgar’s over excitement leads him to be excluded from the village (Barr, 2019). Fear not! His best friend who is compassionate, empathetic and caring, oh! And of course a girl, happening to...
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For those who celebrate, they would probably describe the Christmas Spirit as the feeling of joy and merriment and for some it may also have tangible associations such as gifts, holiday related scents, family, and a lot of good food. When asking people where Christmas Spirit comes from, some people and movie adaptations such as ‘A Christmas Carol’ would answer that it comes from the heart. However, like love the Christmas Spirit stems from neurochemical reaction, which means it is...
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Christmas today is happily celebrated by millions of people for whom its religious meaning is not very important. For many people, Christmas is just a happy holiday when they exchange gifts, eat lots of good food and go to parties. But for the Christian community Christmas means much more than this. For most Christians, the most important part of the festival is not the food or the parties, or the presents. It is the fact that they are celebrating the...
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Spending time with family has always been my thing. You get to see them when they are happy, sad, laughing, crying and smiling you get to see through the good times and the bad times, family is everything. When I returned to class from the break my teacher assigned me and my classmates a writing assignment based on what we did during the Christmas Holiday and what was memorable or special. Just before the last day of school was over...
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Ever since I could remember, I have spent Christmas at my grandmother’s house, a house which is full of comfort, warmth, and happiness. At Christmas, I have always been able to escape the cold and dark real world allowing myself to truly enjoy just several moments in time. These moments have left impressionable memories from my childhood making Christmas a holiday that is special to me and my family. It is a time for my family to get together, share...
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Out of all my childhood memories, a memory that always comes to my mind is my Christmas vacation to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This is a significant memory since it helps me remember a period where my relatives got together at a troublesome time. As well as seeing the environment in Honduras showed me to be grateful for all that I have. Growing up my family tradition was always the same for winter break, the first couple of days was unwinding at...
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Whenever we mention Christmas, we would feel joyful and immediately think about the most wonderful time of the year. Although, it is not questionable why it is considered and called the “most wonderful time of the year” for the mere occasion itself gives off a different feeling of excitement. Back then, it was that time of the year where I would wish for time to slow down for a moment, for I get to experience and feel that my heart...
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People, especially for Filipinos, celebrate Christmas yearly. Most see it as an opportunity to take a break, while for many it is the season to be stuck in traffic. To some, it is a time to receive gifts and to a few, it means to delight in the real meaning of Christmas. But what is the real essence of Christmas and how do we fully acknowledge it? The matter of celebrating Christmas has been evolving, but what makes it more...
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Christmas uplifts the spirit and brings joy every month of December. It is one of the most awaited and highlighted seasons of the year. A magical time for every family to bond, dine and have a great fun and feast together. My Christmas vacation has always been great although it has been years since we’ve spend it together as one. Most of our family members are working abroad, which makes it hard for them to come home in this kind...
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We know Christmas is a good holiday for many reasons and also it is the most exciting part and wonderful time of year. So after our Christmas Party, I am so excited to go to my hometown Puerto Galera and I have always thought that “I am spending my Christmas with my family” and yes I am so happy. Ofcourse because no one deserve to be sad this Christmas. Being excited I cannot sleep while on my way to our...
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Question Evaluate the conflict management strategies applied by an organization of your choice in Zimbabwe Introduction Conflict is present in group dynamics. Whenever people are brought together as a group to work on a project or in the workplace, conflict in inevitable. This is because of differing work ethics, goals, needs, or attitudes. Every manager, therefore, requires skills in managing their team in order to resolve conflicts as they arise in the workplace. Conflict can be either functional or dysfunctional....
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The holidays are a time of year that is filled to the brim with a wide variety of different festivities and traditions for families of all shapes and sizes. Christmas, especially, knows no limits when it comes to the vast array of traditions, old and new, to choose from and adopt. Over the past decade, the Elf on the Shelf, above all, has become widely known and popular among every corner of the globe. The Elf on the Shelf is...
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