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100 [Possibly] Interesting Things About Me

 

Seeing as my life is currently full of trying to find jobs, updating my C.V. and preparing for interviews I thought I’d spend a minute trying to think up interesting things about myself. I’m probably going to be asked anyway the next time I sit down in the hot seat, so I see no harm in preparing for the inevitability of that.

I’m pretty sure that by about 3 I’ll have run out of genuinely interesting things about myself, so don’t expect the world. After all I am only human.

Disclaimer: This list may contradict itself quite a bit. Just trust me when I say it’s all true! (It really is.)

Anyway, here we go – don’t judge.

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GRUMPY?!

Now let me first explain this: it’s true that I never really liked Snow White. It wasn’t that I wanted her dead or anything, but I just really preferred it when she wasn’t here.  I suppose now you know exactly who I am, yes that’s right, I’m “Grumpy.” Yes, that really is the name that you will all know me as. I’m the one which books and films seem to love to present as the bitch of the household, well up to the point at-least where I actually warn your precious princess about the Queen. Then I’m fine. No-one ever seems to understand why I didn’t really like her at the start, but I suppose that’s because you’re all just distracted by her beautiful face and voice. The truth is that you don’t really know her at all.

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Cookbook

I know what you’re thinking. This is just going to be the same as all those other cookbooks which have been left untouched upon your shelves. They’ve got it all, the pretty covers, the delicious food, the household names which we all admire, but they all seem to have forgotten some critical facts: cooking can actually just take up too much time, or money, or to be frank, who eats duck d’orange on a regular basis? It can just get so boring looking through recipe books of food which looks delicious, but also in a way seems like something you would never actually eat, or even attempt to cook! This book is nothing like those other cookbooks, and when you read it you will instantly see why!

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How does late 20th and early 21st century literature employ no more than two of the following: home/homecoming; the pastoral; urban; myth; history; the familial?

How does late 20th and early 21st century literature employ no more than two of the following: home/homecoming; the pastoral; urban; myth; history; the familial?

Before looking at home in relation to The Beauty Queen of Leenane, it is important to first define exactly what ‘home’ means, and the differences between ‘a house’ and ‘a home.’ To begin, we will first look at the rudimentary definition of a house. The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘house’ as ‘a building for human habitation,’ placing specific importance upon the building itself, with no mention of the interpersonal/familial relationships within the house. [1]

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