english 102 - 1 Professor Tolley Essay One February 15,...

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Professor Tolley Essay One February 15, 2008 Today’s Middle Class In 2008, I view myself as a middle class, blue-collar citizen. I go to college full time and work part time. I live at home with my parents and younger brother. I earn money to pay for things I want and need from working at Graeters. I also am a volunteer football and lacrosse coach at my former high school; where I earn pay for working odd jobs for the school. Living at home with two working parents helping me manage things is why I feel leaves me firmly in the middle class. I pay for my own classes and my car on my own with money I earn from working; however my necessities are taken care of by my parents. I am able to have more spending money this way than if I was trying to live away from home. I feel I fall under the blue-collar label with my job scooping ice cream at Graeters. I work around 20 to 25 hours a week to get through college. My job is blue collar because I am dealing with everyday people and earning just over seven dollars an hour. I am on the line not at a desk in corporate another reason my job can be described as blue
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Tolley during the Winter '08 term at Columbus State Community College.

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english 102 - 1 Professor Tolley Essay One February 15,...

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