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Film and Television
Obama,Barack."REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN A NATIONAL ADDRESS TO AMERICA'S SCHOOL CHILDREN." Education Speech.Wakefield High School,Arlington.8 Sept.2009.The White House Press Office. The White House, 8 Sept. 2009. Web.1 Oct.2009. <http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-by-the-President-in-a-National-Address-to-Americas-Schoolchildren/>.
Nonfiction - Books
"The Turkish Lover" is a about a girl named Esmeralda Santiago who lived with her single mother in 11 siblings in Puerto Rico and decides to leave with her turkish lover Ulvi Dogan. By her running away is a disrespect to her family and against her religion. People will criticizes her because she is a very intellengent girl who graduated from harvard. Dogan controls Santiago's every moment she then suddenly discovers that romantic and passion can become a prison. She realizes that picking her lover over her family was a mistake they make up and break up as Santiago devotes herself to Dogan's graduate studies and career and seperate after seven years.
"A nena puertoriquena decente did not wear short skirts, did not wear pants unless they were riding a horse, did not wear make up, did not tease their hand, did not talk to boys not their brothers, did not challenge adults even when they were wrong, did not look adults in the eyes, especially if they were men, did not disrespect their alcoholic relatives."
"Some Sundays I woke up in my room at the Longacre and cried from loneliness, remembering our family gatherings."
"It hurts that, after seven years, our love affair had ended in anger."
--Willy Turner 02:25, 8 October 2009 (UTC)Willy Turner