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julia.hula

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julia.hula (United States) published:

A Reflection

PROMPT: Open Prompt

   I was once asked if I had ever committed a wrongdoing, either trivial or severe, to a fellow peer or friend, and if that action had ever weighed upon my consciousness.  
    My initial reaction to this prompt was an uncomfortable mixture of guilt and self reproach, for there is nothing more difficult than recalling the wrongdoings one has done to anyone, much less a peer. I hesitated in choosing recent events when harsh words were bitterly exchanged,...

3 months ago

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julia.hula (United States) published:

A New Road

PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change

    I first met her in elementary school, nine years ago. She had sat across from me, the edges of our desks pushed so close to each other, they overlapped and trembled like tectonic plates moved by a massive earthquake.
    That was a simile she proudly said herself, when after countless attempts of retreating into the remaining space in the commodious classroom, I questioned the compressed state of our desks with a bewildered stare and tilt of my head. After...

3 months ago

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julia.hula (United States) published:

A Reflection

PROMPT: Open Prompt

   I was once asked if I had ever committed a wrongdoing, either trivial or severe, to a fellow peer or friend, and if that action had ever weighed upon my consciousness.  
    My initial reaction to this prompt was an uncomfortable mixture of guilt and self reproach, for there is nothing more difficult than recalling the wrongdoings one has done to anyone, much less a peer. I hesitated in choosing recent events when harsh words were bitterly exchanged,...

3 months ago

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julia.hula (United States) published:

Gender Roles: Duty or Demand?

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2019

     When we hear the term “head of the household,” we often label it as the father, the husband, who is the family’s breadwinner, working long hours at a white-collar desk job. We do not give as much attention to the “household manager”; the mother, the wife, who is a woman deserving equal, if not more, respect. She possesses the burden of emotional labor- a service that offers no payment, but rather, reinforces the concept of patriarchy.  
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3 months ago

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julia.hula (United States) published:

A New Road

PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change

    I first met her in elementary school, nine years ago. She had sat across from me, the edges of our desks pushed so close to each other, they overlapped and trembled like tectonic plates moved by a massive earthquake.
    That was a simile she proudly said herself, when after countless attempts of retreating into the remaining space in the commodious classroom, I questioned the compressed state of our desks with a bewildered stare and tilt of my head. After...

8 months ago

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julia.hula (United States) published:

A New Road

PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change

    I first met her in elementary school, nine years ago. She had sat across from me, the edges of our desks pushed so close to each other, they overlapped and trembled like tectonic plates moved by a massive earthquake.
    That was a simile she proudly said herself, when after countless attempts of retreating into the remaining space in the commodious classroom, I questioned the compressed state of our desks with a bewildered stare and tilt of my head. After...

8 months ago

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