This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

A Simple Exchange Of Niceties Essay

1026 words - 5 pages

A Simple Exchange of Niceties

The story is about a presumably young woman, who accidentally has got pregnant. She has a fond an obsessive relationship to a paticular bench in a park and she do not like to share it with others but one day she meets another young woman at the bench. The main character finds out that this woman is not able to get pregnant and she desides to give her baby to her when she has given birth, but she ends up keeping her daughter. This meeting might have been destiny, even though destiny is not something she believes in.

The main character suffers from really bad selfesteem. This reflects in statements like ”I'm bad news. I hang around in pubs after work. I'm ...view middle of the document...

The narrator, our maincharacter, uses a very bad language, which seems to be a result of her low selfesteem. Fx when the other woman tell her she should not smoke her respons is: ”Well, thanks for your concern ... not like it's any of your business”, even though she is pregnant. She also uses it as a shield – she protects herself because all her bad experiences with people (the father of her child called her ”a trashy whore”[5] and she has a bad relaitionsship with her mother[6]) has made her view at human relations very critical. This does not only show in her language, but in her attitude in general. F.x. she thinks of the baby as something that ”in nine days' time, it was all going to be scraped out of me anyway, which is a lot worse damage than a cigarette”[7].

During the meeting with the childless woman, our main character catches herself in saying ”it wasn't ment to be”[8] – this is obviously something she does not believe in because she is exucing herself in her thoughts, saying it was not really her speaking[9]. So she does not believe in fate but actually she ends up in a similar situation; she pretends that she made the desicion to give her daughter away, but she did not run into the childless woman again. In the very of the story it says: ”I guess if she'd been there, I could have done something really nice and given her the baby...”[10]. The words ”I guess” confirms that she has some doubts and maybe wants to keep her daughter.

The main chracter's thoughts about the relationsship with her mother is at first very critical. She says to the childless woman that her mother ”would have exchanged me for a week's holiday in a three-star resort... not that anyone was offering... but if they had...”[11]. As we all know, mothers care very much about their...

Other assignments on A Simple Exchange Of Niceties

An Accelarator Tied To A Brake

1858 words - 8 pages depreciating exchange rate protected the Australian economy in the 1997 crisis, but was prevented from doing so in the 2008–09 crisis by the fiscal stimulus. Theoretical Underpinnings The Mundell-Fleming model (Mundell 1963) throws light on the relative effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange-rate regimes. Here we will consider a very simple example of their results. We assume that capital is internationally mobile. Under

Exchange Rate Essay

379 words - 2 pages Impact of Exchange Rate Adjustments and Its Effects on the Balance of Payment The persistency and size of a country’s imbalance payments whether surplus or deficit and the adjustment needed to correct it, depends upon the exchange rate system used. There are two types of exchange rates. 1. Floating or Flexible Exchange Rate, the supply and demand of the currency determines the rate the countries will exchange. No involvement of the Government

Trading

860 words - 4 pages trader would take a loss. Seems simple enough, however traders have option to buy or sell that foreign currency at any time and can go both ways of the currency. So even if the foreign currency were to depreciate against the USD, the trader can still make a profit if they were to sell the dollar on the exchange market. To bring some clarity lets take a look at the Yen. If the Yen were appreciate (rises) against the dollar. A trader would than buy the

Upgrade Vs. Migration

358 words - 2 pages An upgrade is taking an existing server and installing the newer version of the software on that server. The server installation process then converts the old software to the newest version. You are replacing a server by replacing it with a newer version. Migration is the act of moving data between the two organizations. (McBee, 2010). Migration migrate all mailbox information to the new Exchange mailboxes. Migration allows that two or more

Asignment On Mission Of Lulu Exchange

1569 words - 7 pages increase our understanding of both micro and macro issues of the remittance and exchange market. Mission Statement Provide taxpayers with a simple, efficient, and cost effective means of transmitting accurate sales and use tax returns and remittances to political subdivisions of the state from a central site in the quickest manner possible. The mission shall not be construed to grant to the advisory committee or the Department of Revenue any

International Finance

625 words - 3 pages of its currency. I believe that this policy exist only on paper. Why do you think this is the case? 5 points. I think this is the case too because in some instances, if a currency value moves in any one direction at a rapid and continuous rate, governments who are represented by their central banks are able to and will intervene by buying and selling its own currency reserves in the foreign-exchange market in order to stabilize the local

Finance

315 words - 2 pages to raise capital and accelerate industrial growth for overall benefit of the economy.” The Chittagong Stock Exchange believes that a dynamic, automated, transparent stock exchange is needed in Bangladesh. It works towards an effective, efficient and transparent market of international standard to serve and invest in Bangladesh in order to facilitate the competent entrepreneurs to raise capital and accelerate industrial growth for overall

Exchange Rate Systems

3857 words - 16 pages Chapter 5 Exchange Rate Systems questions 1. How can you quantify currency risk in a floating exchange rate system? Answer: To characterize the risk of a currency position, you must try to characterize the conditional distribution of the future exchange rate changes. With floating exchange rates, historical information provides useful information about this distribution. For example, you can use data to measure the average

International Finance Management Answer 1

667 words - 3 pages FINC3011 Tutorial 1 B&H Chapter 2 Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 9 1. What is an exchange rate? Answer: An exchange rate is the relative price of two currencies, like the U.S. dollar price of the euro, the Thai baht price of the Malaysian ringgit, or the Mexican peso price of the Canadian dollar. 2. What is the structure of the foreign exchange market? Is it like the New York Stock Exchange? Answer: The interbank foreign exchange market is a

Swot Analysis Mastercard

330 words - 2 pages assurance that such hedging activities or measures will significantly limit the impact of movements in exchange rates on the company’s results of operations. The company may incur losses in future due to fluctuations in currency transactions, which may affect its results of operations. Forward exchange contracts minimize the risk associated with anticipated receipts and disbursements which are either transacted in a non-functional currency or valued

What Is Marketing

672 words - 3 pages Agenda • • • • • • • What is marketing Evolution of Marketing Marketing philosophies Scope of marketing The concept of exchange The concept of value The need to study Marketing Marketing at its very core is the Process through which VALUE is exchanged The official definition Marketing is an organizational function and a set of processes for creating, communicating, and delivering value to customers and for managing customer

Similar Documents

Social Exchange Theory Essay

723 words - 3 pages similar to Blau's since they both focused on the relationship power had with the exchange process. Emerson says that social exchange theory is an approach in sociology that is described for simplicity as an economic analysis of noneconomic social situations. Exchange theory brings a quasi-economic more of analysis into those situations. Simple social exchange models assume that rewards and costs drive relationship decisions. Both parties in a

Reflecting On Exchange Server 2010 Essay

398 words - 2 pages term and trust me when I say this “never again”. Trying to juggle Cisco and Exchange at the same time was difficult by itself. The most important things that I have learned during my experience in this Exchange course have been, migration techniques for updating older versions of Exchange to newer versions, I also learned about the different roles associated with Exchange like the Edge Transport role which protects the users against things such

Seminoles Essay

2411 words - 10 pages his dagger through a copy of the Treaty of Payne’s Landing in 1832, the agreement that ceded Florida to the U.S. in exchange for lands west of the Mississippi. As husband to an escaped slave, Osceola was passionately opposed to slavery, a condition he believed the American government held in store for the Seminole nation. His rejection of the 1832 treaty was a kind of declaration of independence, and has cemented his legend among the Seminole

Stock Exchange Essay

8645 words - 35 pages traders, to trade stocks and other securities. Stock exchange is a highly organized market where securities are purchased and sold. ▪ A stock exchange is an organization of which the members are stock brokers. A stock exchange provides facilities for the trading of securities and other financial instruments. Usually facilities are also provided for the issue and redemption of securities as well as other capital events including the