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Fear and Suspense in A Single Shot - Fear and Suspense in A Single Shot      Matthew F. Jones' novel A Single Shot is a disturbing tale of one man's unfortunate mistake and the hellish consequences it brings him. John Moon, in need of money to support his estranged wife Moira and their infant son Nolan, sets out early one morning to hunt an impressive buck he has recently spotted grazing near his mountain home. Having weighed the value of the deer meat against the thousand dollars in fines and two months in jail he can expect to serve if caught shooting the animal out of season on state land, he decides it is worth the risk....   [tags: Single Shot Essays]
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A Single Shot to the Head - ... All I could say was I guess it couldn’t hurt. My daughters Annie who was 7 and Hazel who was 9 couldn’t stop laughing when I told them, they always made jokes. They were happy for me, helping me pick who looked nice and who not so nice. Both of my daughters loved the idea of a dating website, maybe it was time to move on. I went on dates and I honestly though there was no point until I met Joe, actually his name was Joseph Salvatore. He said everything I needed and wanted to hear, and knew exactly when to say it....   [tags: short story] 637 words
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The Many Benefits of Single-Sex Classrooms - The teacher tossed a Styrofoam basketball to the outstretched arms of a fifth grade boy. Catching the ball was the incentive for the boys to point out missing conventions in a paragraph. The teacher projected a paragraph on the board with omitted punctuation for the students to add. The other boys in the class watched him as he went to the board to add the missing comma and then tossed the ball back to the teacher. A few seconds later, other arms shot up in the air to point out other missing conventions (Stotsky)....   [tags: education reform, single sex-classes]
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Who Shot John F. Kennedy? - ... A single bullet theory, therefore, is vital to the Warren Commission’s conclusion that Oswald was a lone gunman, as he would not have had time to fire two shots in the period covered by those frames of the Zapruder film. If it is impossible for the two men’s injuries to have been caused by one bullet, then there must have been two bullets striking the men simultaneously from different guns, indicating a conspiracy. Myers’ reconstruction, however, demonstrates that the injuries were almost certainly the work of one bullet, and hence of one gunman....   [tags: Assassinated presidents of the US] 2622 words
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Review of A Shot in the Light - Review of A Shot in the Light The narrator is a naïve person. He believes in the best of people. It does not even cross his mind that Ray could ever hurt him. He trusts Ray. After only two days with a person he has never seen before, he trusts him. He gives Ray clothes, money, food and a reason to believe. He is a salesman with a van and some few things. He is not wealthy. He makes his living. And though he has not much to give he still gives. Ray is a player. How can he make the narrator believe in him....   [tags: Papers] 743 words
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Six Single Mother Myths Busted by Online Dating - ... The online dating community has allowed real men and single mothers to get to know each other better. They get to tell each other about any deal-breaker without having to be so awkward about it. This has helped single mothers forward the idea that more than being narcissists, they are women who crave for attention and would welcome any real man who could offer such. Single moms who chose to date online are far more able to find real men who understand this compared to physical, fast-paced blind dates....   [tags: never available, narcissists, second chance] 812 words
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The Jfk Assassination: Conspiracy Or Single-gunman? - The JFK Assassination: Conspiracy or Single-Gunman. Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of Germany during World War II, once said, "The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it." Although this may sound ludicrous, we can see many example of this in the world's history. One example would have to be the John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination. For over thirty years the people of the United States were led to believe that a single gunman shot and killed Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m......   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Shots of the Occupation in Paridise Now - ... But generally, they found it to be a very honest movie. Even if Palestinians live in that context, the film is also an opportunity to raise some important questions.” http://www.popentertainment.com/abuassad.htm “I don't think that killing yourself is a good idea, but the cause of it is the daily humiliation, of the state of Israel refusing to accept Palestinians as equals.” http://electronicintifada.net/content/palestinian-cinema-cause-interview-hany-abu-assad/8708 “reality is stronger than fiction....   [tags: close-up, opression, long-shot] 902 words
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The Opportunities and Limitations in Using a Single Camera - The Opportunities and Limitations in Using a Single Camera In the early days of film making the director would not have the choice of using the multi-camera setups and editing suites that we have today. He or she would have just one camera to shoot all the shots needed and then when it came to the editing process, all the shots would need to be selected, the different frames sliced apart, and spliced back together in the desired order. As you can imagine this was a time consuming process, and although this appeared to be a big limitation on some television genre's at the time such as sit-com and live broadcasts, it allowed the film industry to flourish....   [tags: Drama Acting Movies Film Essays] 909 words
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One Sling-Shot and A Few Stones - David and Goliath is the story of a young man who uses his few resources to tackle a seemingly impossible task; fighting and killing the gnarly Goliath. Goliath is a nine foot giant equipped with bronzed armor, from headgear to greaves. David himself has nothing more than a slingshot and a few smooth stones. With the hurl of a single slingshot David brings the giant to his knees. Set aside the battle between the two and focus on their characteristics and mindsets, they respectfully describe Grassroot organizations and big government, when aiding foreign countries....   [tags: Political Science]
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy: The Truth Revealed - The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy is one of the most tragic events that shaped America. JFK was born on May 19, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts, but little did he know that his life would be abbreviated in his future. Kennedy became the thirty-fifth President of the United States; he was assassinated on November 22, 1963. He was allegedly shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald. Although, many pieces of evidence conclude that Oswald could not have done the deed by himself. There is a broad conspiracy behind this major assassination....   [tags: jfk, governor connally, single bullet]
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Welfare to Work: Does It Really Benefit Single Parents? - Welfare to Work: Does It Really Benefit Single Parents. When President Clinton signed the Personal Responsible & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act in August of 1996, it ended welfare as we know it. Under this reform, wages and earnings replaced welfare, but many critics felt only problems arose from this program. Welfare to work forces poor and single parents into jobs that do not supply sufficient living wages (Albelda 1). These single parents can never work enough hours to support their families because the jobs are often inflexible which is not a match for a single parent....   [tags: Welfare Policy Low Wage Jobs] 970 words
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Compare Atticus and Bob Ewell as single parents - Compare Atticus and Bob Ewell as single parents Atticus and Bob Ewell throughout the novel in ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’ are completely different characters. They have opposites roles in the way that they live in the community, their behaviour towards other people, but the most predominant is the way in which they raise their children. Atticus has a lot of respect for children; he wants his own children to be educated, and to be brought up in a good world where there is no racism. On the other hand Bob Ewell has no standards for his children, allowing them to play truant, having no basic hygiene or safety rules....   [tags: English Literature] 1695 words
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A Single American Nation - After the the sit-ins, the Freedom Rides (starting in 1960), the Battle of Oxford, the civil rights movements earned African-American men, women, and children the right to sit in public places, use restrooms, and drinking fountains that were no longer “whites only”. The civil rights movement also earned African-Americans the right to go to school (after the Supreme Court made their ruling on “Brown vs. the Board of Education”-they came to the conclusion the black and white schools were not separate but unequal), work, and vote (Beacham, T....   [tags: battle of oxford, african americans]
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An Exploration into the Concept of a Single Protagonist in Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart - An Exploration into the Concept of a Single Protagonist in Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart The Mirriam-Webster Dictionary traces the origins of the word protagonist to the Greek, an ancient term describing an individual who struggled against anguish, one who competed in games, one who leads. The rest of the definition, one more contemporary, asserted that a protagonist was the principal character in a literary work (as a drama or story) or a leader, proponent, or supporter of a cause, a champion....   [tags: Papers] 1673 words
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In Liam O'Flaherty´s The Sniper, all of these are brought to an acute reality in a single war-torn city. - In Liam O'Flaherty´s The Sniper, all of these are brought to an acute reality in a single war-torn city. Strong cerebral convictions and opposing philosophies, due to which people want to destroy. The Sniper How does the author depict the turmoil and plight in a war-torn city in “The Sniper”. Anger, pain, death and remorse- all unpleasant, but all are faced and handled in every war. In Liam O'Flaherty's "The Sniper," all of these are brought to an acute reality in a single war-torn city. Strong cerebral convictions and opposing philosophies, due to which people want to destroy the seemingly “wrong” plague this world and are the main reason for plight....   [tags: English Literature] 1049 words
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Are Single Parent Families Dysfunctional? - Introduction: The development of a child relies heavily on family. Family is a highly important factor that must be considered and understood when looking at the overall development of humans (Lidz 1983). Traditionally families are composed of two parental figures of the opposite sex and their biological children. The numbers of traditional two parent families have dwindled over the decades. These types of families are rapidly declining in modern society. Single parents are raising a significantly larger proportion of children....   [tags: nuclear family, single mom, single dad]
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Social Hardships of Single Mothers - Single parenthood culture seems appealing to many married people. However, married individuals are forced to battle with elements like faithfulness and life-long commitment to one individual, which may be boring in some cases. However, single parents, especially single mothers encounter serious challenges related to parenting. Single parenting is a succession of constant mental torture because of ineptness, self-scrutiny, and remorse. At some point, single parents will often encounter serious psychological problems some graduating to stress and eventual depression....   [tags: single parenthood culture]
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My Life of Single Motherhood - It has been sometime since I have reflected on just who it is that I am, and what It is that I like and what makes me, Me. Given that we are on the brink of a brand new year there doesn’t seem to be a more perfect time for reflection. My name is xxx, and like many I am a very busy single mother of two beautiful teenage children. When I say beautiful I mean it, this is not a biased mother speaking here. They are just as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside. My daughter a 16 year old sophomore basketball star and 14 year old son who seems’ to make it his daily goal drive me nuts....   [tags: single parents, biography, ] 712 words
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Disadvantages of Single-Sex Schools - "Girls bring a lot to a school that boys don't and vice versa. If you go to a mixed school you will have a bigger wealth of experiences, and those who do not may feel as though they are 'missing out'" (Danish). Elizabeth Danish, a mother with first hand first hand knowledge of the way single-gender schools are run, believes that a child in school needs those experiences to be well rounded and prepared for the real world. Many people, like Danish, have opinions about these schools. Even though many believe that single-gender schools are beneficial, evidence proves that the basic philosophy of single-gender schools is flawed....   [tags: flaws in single-gender phylosophy]
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Single Individuals Adopting Discussion - Not too long ago, single individuals were not allowed to adopt children because people thought children needed to be raised by both a mother and a father not just one or the other but today and in most states single individuals are allowed to adopt children. However, this is still controversial. Single individuals should be allowed to adopt because no evidence proves that single parents aren’t as effective as married couples, the fact that single parents already exist due to divorce, and because of the serious need of orphan children....   [tags: adoption, single parents, married couples]
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Single Gender Classes - When girls are asked to express their feelings, or if they feel stressed they can share this information with their teachers and friends. They can also provide details and they will look you in the eye when they are explaining their problem. Boys find it very difficult to talk about their feelings and will not give details unless they are asked specific questions. Even then they will give very little information because they do not know how to communicate what their feelings are. Boys deal with moderate stress well and may actually do better because of it....   [tags: Education, Single Sex Classrooms] 2628 words
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The New Nuclear Family: Problems & Benefits in Single Parenthood - Families supported by single parenthood are no longer viewed as nontraditional. Becoming apart of the social norm, 27% of the families in the United States are headed by only one single parent. As more single-parent families begin to emerge in North America, the public brings concern to examine the outcomes of these households for the wellbeing of children. Overall, financial difficulties and possible negative effects for children are two main issues of single-parenthood. However, a number positive factors of single-parenthood exist within these cons....   [tags: families, parenthood, single parents] 815 words
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Academic Achievement of Children in Single Parent Homes - “Roberta, you will never get into Princeton University!” Said my uncle, who laughed as I exited his car. I never thought I would hear those words come from my “favorite” uncle. When he told me this, I had many emotions going through my head. At that moment I felt angry with him and myself because at that moment he made me feel like I was nothing. Where was the faith in me and my ability. This man is my uncle, one who is supposed to be my support system. My uncle works for the government as a journalist....   [tags: Consequences of Single Motherhood]
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The Shot - As the majestic glow of the morning sun shimmered against the silky dew-drenched texture of the soft green grass, a lizard skittered across, kissing the surface as elegantly as an eagle soaring in the sky. George lay motionless on the grit and sand that surrounded him, he lay oblivious to the awe inspiring surroundings, he was concentrating on the big lumbering oaf and his “bear like paws” that he had spent his years with, which he spent his life with, the oaf which he killed in cold blood; harmless, clueless and defenceless – something which will haunt George’s dreams and memories for many years to come; he will never forget that it was him – he killed Lennie Small....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1363 words
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Single Gender Education - ... All the things basically seem related to her and many times those connections can be driven by emotions. This is one of the reasons behind the incredible memory of women. They are able to remember everything. As a result, women prefer the analyzing exercises. They are biologically prepared to succeed in the group work and the interactive exercises. In addition, they are prepared to talk more and analyze faster than men. As a result, men are biologically prepared to be educated in a curriculum based on memorizing information and processing sciences....   [tags: single sex choice in the public school system] 2945 words
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Single Parents Can Raise Succesful, Happy, Healthy Children - Can a Single Parent Raise a Successful Child. What is considered societies common family dynamic is no longer the norm however, are the single family children of today destined for failure. For centuries studies have claimed that children that are raised in a home with both a father and a mother, do better that children who are raised by a single parent. They claim that a single parent cannot raise a successful child. Researches claim that children in single parent homes do not do well in school, and they have mental health issues....   [tags: Single Parenting Essays]
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Single Sex Schools Vs. Coed Schooling - Single sex schools have been present in countries other than the United States for years. Recently, a hand full of various public schools in the United States have switched their systems to single sex. Boards of education chose to switch because of the research that scientists and colleges have found from conducting numerous studies on the effects on single sex schooling opposed to coed schooling. By using test scores, researchers have been able to prove that single sex schools positively benefit students more often than not (Kleiner)....   [tags: education system, coed schooling, single sex]
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Single-Sex Schooling - School reforms are not a new concept or trend; they have been developing since our nation’s educational system was founded. School reforms are an attempt to make the education system better; in effect, making our children more prepared to compete globally. The school reform that I have decided to research is single-gender schooling. This is the idea that students perform better academically when they are in classrooms with only classmates of the same sex. I have only had one (experimental) class like this: my 6th-grade science class....   [tags: Single-Gender Classrooms]
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Can Single-Parent Households Influence Adolescents To Become Abusers? - Single-parent households can influence adolescents to become abusers of their spouses, children and themselves and are expected to experience domestic violence in their lives. Rather than having the balance of a two-parent home, single-parented adolescents are constantly exposed to stressors and ultimately become abusers themselves. This leads to a vicious and continuous cycle that could lead to the destruction of generations thereafter. The trend of single-parent households are drastically increasing every year....   [tags: Single Parent Homes, Domestic Violence]
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Growing Up In A Single-Parent Family - Growing Up In A Single-Parent Family With the divorce rate as high as it is, more and more children are growing up in single-parent families. Ideally, it is better for children to live with their mom and dad happily married; however, children who grow up in single-parent households can still be well- adjusted children, teenagers, and adults. Although there are always exceptions to every rule, for the most part, children who grow up in single-parent working households are more mature, realistic and independent....   [tags: Single Parent Family Papers] 676 words
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A Shot In The Air - From an early age I always knew I would be playing soccer my whole life. My dad showed me the ropes of how to play and got me interested right away. By the age of three I had started playing, and to this day I have not stopped. Soccer has been a huge part of my life and I don’t know where I would be today if I never played. I met some amazing people playing soccer including my coaches who encouraged me and told me never to give up as well as my teammates who became my friends and were always there for me....   [tags: Personal Experience ] 932 words
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How Children of Single Parent Families are Affected - The Effects of a Single Parent Home on a Child's Behavior The Family structure has changed significantly in the last fifty years. With higher percentages of marriage ending in divorce, and higher rates of childbearing out of wedlock, single parent families are increasing rapidly. “Seventy percent of all the children will spend all or part of their lives in a single-parent household.” (Dowd) Studies have shown that the children of these families are affected dramatically, both negatively and positively....   [tags: The Effects of a Single Parent Home on a Child]
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How A Single Man Unintentionally Changed A Civilization - How A Single Man Unintentionally Changed A Civilization You can see throughout actual history that there have been great and terrible leaders that have not just changed a culture's history, but even the world. In the story of The Handsomest Drowned Man In The World, you can see firsthand that this can be true. Even though this story is thought to be a fictional story about a man from a faraway place, who washed ashore in a barren landscape. In the third paragraph, second and third sentences: "The village was made up of only twenty-odd wooden houses that had stone courtyards with no flowers and which were spread about on the end of a desertlike cape....   [tags: Short Story Analysis Gabriel Garcia Marquez Single] 1100 words
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Shot Put as an Interesting Sport - Shot Put as an Interesting Sport Throwing events in track and field have become very popular with high school and middle school students over the past few years. Shot put is the most recognized throwing event of them all. In the event the participant attempts to throw a metal ball as far as they can. Competitors take their put from inside a seven foot circle into a field marked with boundaries referred to as sectors. Many athletes who are interested in throwing, might enjoy the chance to throw, but do not know where to start....   [tags: Sport, Throwing]
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The Shot Heard 'Round the World - Regarded as a truly important event in history, the Shot Heard 'Round the World made headlines. It was the start of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the first official battle of the Revolutionary War. On April 19th, 1775 British troops marched to Lexington and Concord, where many militia men already awaited their arrival. The British were after the ammunition of the militia. Paul Revere previously warned the militia so that they could be prepared. Many people are unaware of the fact that Paul Revere was accompanied by William Dawes on his midnight ride....   [tags: The Battle of Lexinton and Concord]
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A Badminton Overhead Clear Shot - ... As a result of this the racquet then has to travel further, meaning the timing could be incorrect and the angle that the shuttle is hit at could be to large or to small, creating inaccurate shots. Also the body is not parallel with the shuttle. This means that when stretching out to make contact with the shuttle, the body will not be in the right position for the transfer of momentum and will make it difficult for a full range of motion, therefor throwing the body off balance and meaning the shuttle will not be hit with as much force, creating a weak shot....   [tags: anatomical and biomechanical analysis] 2191 words
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Last Shot by John Feinstein - ... Stevie learns this lesson when he meets Chip Graber, Minnesota States star player. Chip teaches him what the life of one of these athletes is like. It isn't just show up and have a 20 point game. It is a tough process. So next time you criticize one of those athletes out there competing while you're sitting on the couch eating endless bags of “fat free” chips, don’t judge him on one second of play. I know Stevie won’t. Imagine Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Carmelo Anthony exceeding at their sport, while trying to keep a steady GPA....   [tags: story analysis]
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Discourse of Singles - Examination of the dominant discourses surrounding individuals whose status is single. Discourse supports certain ideas within society, and enhances the moral superiority of different aspects in one’s life (Van Dijk, 2006). It helps to shape the social world, and in particular strongly shapes society’s view on males and females whose status is single (Elder-Vass, 2011). It does not necessarily imply that society altogether manipulates ones certain view on singles; however it structures ones interpretation of the situation (Van Dijk, 2006)....   [tags: Dominant Discourses, Single Individuals, Status]
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Nudging the Flu Shot - ... In comparison to the twenty-six percent of young adults that were vaccinated, 56.6% of children (ages six months to seventeen years old) and 66.2% of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated. When targeted measures are used, they work. The problem lies in that no one is targeting this particular age group. The end goal of this plan is to increase the number of young adults receiving the flu shot in order to decrease the number of preventable hospitalizations and deaths from influenza in this age group....   [tags: healthcare analysis] 715 words
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Shot Types - Descriptive: Form Description One of the main contrasts of form in this piece is the shot type. Shot types are important to the composition of the video because they give the work a sense of variety. This piece uses extreme close up, wide shot, medium shot, two shot, as well as multiple camera angles. Extreme close ups are used in this piece to focus on an important aspect of the video. Close up shots fill the entire composition in order to focus on one main scene intensely. A wide shot is used when the piece is either transitioning into a new scene, or foreshadowing what is to come in an upcoming scene....   [tags: Art] 2143 words
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The Importance of a Good Jump Shot in Basketball - The Importance of a Good Jump Shot in Basketball Basketball is one of the most watched and played sport across the nation. The offense in basketball includes lay-ups, dunks, free throws, and jump shots. The jump shot is one of the most common shot. Basketball is a very entertaining sport; just imagine playing it with a perfect jump shot. Nothing feels better than being in control, having everyone look up to you in the last minutes of the game. Having that perfect jump shot can either make you or break you in a close game; you think you can do it....   [tags: Free Essays] 401 words
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Mechanics of the Basketball Free Throw Shot - The free throw shot is one the most important shots in basketball. In fact, around 20% of all points scored in the NCAA Division 1 are from free throws shots (Kozar, Vaughn, Lord, Whitfield, & Dve 243-248). The importance of this shot increases later in the game, because free throws tend to comprise greater percentage of the points that are scored in the last 5 minutes than the initial 35 minutes by either the wining or the losing team (Kozar et al., 123-129). The free throw shot is considered as the easiest shot for a professional basketball player, as the player stands alone, 15 feet away from the hoop with no defense or distraction....   [tags: sports, NCAA]
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Anarchist Values in The Movie Slap Shot - ... Using hockey as a tool for rebellion, it illustrated, both in a socio-political standpoint, but and in a moralistic one, the highly cultured people were at the time. The hard times our society was experiencing were showcased in Slap Shot as it captured the gritty desperation of that era. Charlestown, just like many other cities, was dependent upon the working class and was headed towards irreversible decline-the city was broke and the livelihoods of its inhabitants was up in the air. Perhaps the best representation of these anarchist values are the three Hanson brothers....   [tags: charleston chiefs, conflict theory] 876 words
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Should Everyone Get a Flu Shot? - ... One large reason to geth the flu shot is the fact that the Center of Disease control reccomends that everyone get a flu shot. Their statement on this issue is that, "Health experts now recommend that everyone 6 months of age and older get vaccinated against influenza." Just knowing that the Center of Disease Control agrees should make it easier for everyone to want to get a flue shot. To say that getting a flu shot is unhealthy is simply ignoring the facts. Some more examples of the benefits of the Flu shot are, quite obviously, protection from the flu....   [tags: prevent, diseases, vaccines, research, viruses] 708 words
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Who Shot Johnny, by Debra Dickerson - In “Who Shot Johnny” by Debra Dickerson, Dickerson recounts the shooting of her 17 year old nephew, Johnny. She traces the outline of her life, while establishing a creditable perception upon herself. In first person point of view, Dickerson describes the events that took place after the shooting, and how those events connected to her way of living. In the essay, she uses the shooting of her nephew to omit the relationship between the African American society, and the stereotypic African American society....   [tags: Literary Analysis, African American Society]
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The Hook Shot - The Hook Shot It was my junior year and football season was over. We had won the state championship. It was time to relax and enjoy basketball season. Basketball season was always a fun time. I was a grade younger than most of my friends who were on the team. I was always the kid that was brought up to sit on the bench or be the sixth man. I never really got too much playing time, however, sometimes if there was a big man on the other team, or some sort of foul trouble for one of the seniors, I would get in....   [tags: Personal Narratives Basketball Sports Essays] 1416 words
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A shot by shot analysis of a major scene in Hitchcocks Notorious - The 3rd Major Scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious 1. The scene begins by fading in on the back of the silent man’s head (Cary Grant) in Alicia’s bungalow. Then the camera zooms out while sweeping right to give the first full shot and view of both of the main characters. They are shown seated at a table, with many empty bottles of liquor and glasses. 2. Then a tight reverse over the shoulder shot of Devlin’s face (Cary Grant) is next. Devlin then proclaims: “There's one more drink left apiece....   [tags: essays research papers] 1169 words
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The Flu Shot Should Not Be Mandatory - Should the Flu Shot Be Mandatory. Vaccines have been proclaimed by many people as one of the miracles of modern medicine. Vaccines are credited with saving thousands of lives and wiping out many contagious diseases. Recently, there has been a tremendous debate whether annual influenza vaccines should be mandatory. Influenza vaccines should be voluntary because people have the right to examine data on vaccinations and make their own informed decisions. Although people should have the freedom to choose to be vaccinated, the public needs to be educated about the personal, economical, and social benefits of receiving the influenza vaccine....   [tags: Influenza Vaccine Papers]
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A Shot that Ricocheted through History - “ A Shot That Ricocheted Through History” Medgar Evers was a man who was not afraid to stand up for what he believed in. He believed that one-day blacks and whites would be able to associate with each other without racial interference. He would later die for what he believed and leave an example for all who was following in his path. The man believed to have shot him was tried three times and finally convicted in the third trial nearly thirty years after his death. Evers was seen as a martyr for all black to look up to....   [tags: essays research papers] 1842 words
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