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Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber' - Joe Louis "The Brown Bomber" Joe Louis was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. Although throughout his life he lived in many places including Las Vegas and Chicago, he still always considered Detroit home. Officially Joe Louis Barrow, Joe was born in the foothills of Alabama to his mother Lillie and father Muroe Barrow on May 13, 1914. Munroe was a sharecropper, but was committed to an asylum when Joe was only two, and died when he was four. Following this his mother got a job doing washing to support her eight children, but eventually married Patrick Brooks when Joe was seven....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio] 1243 words
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Joe Louis - Joe Louis      Joe Louis was born in Alabama on May 13, 1914. He was the son of an Alabama sharecropper, the great grandson of a slave, and the great great grandson of a white slave owner. Joe Louis moved to Detroit as a youngster with his mother. He was the first African American ever to achieve lasting fame and star status in the 20th Century. He did so with boxing, he would capture the hearts of millions of American's, both white and black.      This was a time when blacks were being discriminated against, the military was segregated, blacks were not allowed to play Major League Baseball....   [tags: Biography] 714 words
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Louis Armstrong: The King of JAzz - Louis Armstrong: The King of JAzz Known as the King of Jazz, Louis “Stachmo” Armstrong was one of the most important figures in early jazz. He was said to have defined jazz music. Only Charlie Parker comes close to having as much influence on jazz as Louis Armstrong. Armstrong was born on July 4, 1900 in New Orleans. He grew up singing on the streets of New Orleans at a young age and had a troubled childhood. At the age of twelve he was placed in the Waif’s Home For Boys for firing a gun into the air....   [tags: Louis Stachmo Armstrong Jazz Music Essays] 922 words
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Hanna vs Joe contrasting roles in Agelsin America - Hanna vs Joe contrasting roles in Agelsin America In Tony Kushners to part play, Angels in America, readers are introduced to a closeted gay man, Joe Pitt and are exposed to his relationship with his Mormon mother, Hannah. An underlying conflict occurs when Hannah finds out her son is a homosexual; a problem which forces her to question her love and acceptance towards her son and her strong Mormon anti gay sentiments and beliefs. This conflict between mother and son helps Kushner illustrate the complexity of sexuality and the changing views of homosexuality....   [tags: essays papers] 729 words
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A Great African American Musician, Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Biography Younger Years The great musician, Louis Armstrong was born on the 4th day of August in 1901, in Louisiana, New Orleans. Louis lived an extremely tough childhood. His father worked as a factory worker, who abandoned the family quickly after Louis's birth. His mother, frequently left the family and left him with his maternal grandmother. Louis was forced to leave the fifth grade to start working. The Karnofsky’s, a Jewish family offered young Louis a job collecting junk, and distributing coal....   [tags: instruments, jazz, trumpet] 549 words
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Biography of Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong was born in one of the poorest sections in New Orleans, August 4, 1901. Louis a hard-working kid who helped his mother and sister by working every type of job there was, including going out on street corners at night to singing for coins. Slowly making money, Louis bought his first horn, a cornet. At age eleven Armstrong was sent to juvenile Jones Home for the colored waifs for firing a pistol on New Year’s Eve. While in jail Armstrong received his first formal music lesson from one of the friends he met their, he later played in Home’s brass band that was located in the same facility....   [tags: essays research papers] 1230 words
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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 4, 1901 to Mayanne and William Armstrong. His father abandoned his family during Louis' infancy. Louis spent the first years of his life with his grandmother, Josephine Armstrong. After age five, Louis moved back with his mother and his sister, "Mama Lucy." The family was forced to live in stark poverty. Louis got into some trouble when he was just 12 years old and was placed in the Waif's Home for Boys. It was there that he first received musical instruction and learned to play the coronet....   [tags: Papers] 844 words
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Louis Armstrong - When most of us here the word leader we think of a superior being. A person that is totally unlike any other. There have been many leaders in the past centuries. One that I found most significant was Louis Armstrong. He was a great musician in so many ways. He patented his own style of music that became known and loved all over the world. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4th 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Mayanne and William Armstrong. Louis had many great accomplishments throughout his life....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong was one of the most popular musicians of his time. Upon initiating my research, I was surprised to find conflicting dates as to when he was born. Encarta Africa said he was born in 1901, 1001 things to know about African American history-1898, regular Encarta --1900, "Little Louis and the jazz band" by Angela Shelf Medearis says his date of birth is August 4, 1901. The book "Jazz Stars" by Richard Rennert states that Louis Armstrong was born in 1899, the book "Louis Armstrong" by Sam Tanenhaus says he was born on July 4, 1900....   [tags: Papers] 636 words
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Louis Armstrong's Journey to Success - Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His mother was Mary Albert and his father was William Armstrong. He was born into a poor family and his father left the family when Louis was a baby. Later in life, Louis attended the Fisk School for Boys. He did many things to make money including working as a paperboy, finding food and selling it to restaurants, and hauling coal to Storyville (which introduced him to the music he would later play). Armstrong eventually dropped out of the Fisk School for Boys at the age of 11 and joined a quartet of boys....   [tags: musician, popularity, marriage] 572 words
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Louis Armstrong: "Pops" of Jazz - Louis Armstrong, asked to define jazz, said “if you’ve got to ask, you’ll never know” (Cooke and Horn 2). As he put it, jazz has been an ever evolving genre. Armstrong’s style itself became out of step with a public demand by the early 40s (Larkin 246). Yet, even as Armstrong fell out of style, he greatly influenced later jazz artists. Armstrong’s creation of scat singing – vocal with random syllables – has been imitated by other musicians. Armstrong’s sophisticated pitch choice and extended range of his trumpet was revered and imitated....   [tags: Biography, Scat Singing]
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Louis Armstrong - New Orleans, Louisiana, a city most known for its tasty seafood, its French cuisine, and its largest celebration of Mardi Gras in the nation, also has a long history of being innovative when it comes to the subject of music. This can be proven when looking at the creation of multiple musical genres including jazz. Most notably, Dixieland Jazz or New Orleans style jazz took root in the city throughout the early 20th century. Throughout this period, many artists began to implement this new style of music that derived ultimately from the roots of jazz....   [tags: New Orleans, Jazz Music, Biography]
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The Most Popular Instrument of All Time: The Trumpet - ... He starred in the best theaters, dance halls, and nightclubs. Per the biography, Armstrong formed a small ensemble called the All-Stars, in 1947; they were a group of extraordinary players whose success revitalized mainstream jazz. Armstrong performed for his public, until his health slowed down his singing and trumpet playing. Armstrong kept working until his death. Through his contribution to early Jazz, he had a direct hand in developing the new field of academic jazz scholarship, although it had been extensively debatable on his contribution....   [tags: music history, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong] 879 words
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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong was the most influential person in jazz's history. He contributed greatly to the growth of jazz and was able to play in a variety of ways. His amazing and interesting life came from his straight talent for the music. He deserved every bit of fame he got simply because he was an incredible musician. Louis Armstrong was born in 1900 and raised by a poor New Orleans family. At twelve he was sent to reform school for firing a gun in the air on New Year's Eve. There he learned to play the cornet, which was his introduction to music....   [tags: Papers] 446 words
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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong's Influential Career Louis Armstrong’s Influential Career Louis Armstrong was the most successful and talented jazz musician in history. His influence and expansive career continues to make waves in the jazz world. That is what made him become what he is to many today – a legend. Born on August 4, 1901, in the poorest section of New Orleans, Armstrong grew up with his grandparents due to his parents’ separation. On January 1, 1913 he made a mistake which turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong I choose to discuss Louis Daniel Armstrong, one of America's most influential singers and trumpeter. He had a rough/rasping, trademark "gravelly" voice, which you can still recognize till this day. Armstrong was given the nickname "Satchmo" (which is short for "Satchelmouth" referring to the size of his mouth) on one of his first visit's to London. He had a rough childhood and had to start working at an early age to support his family. Singing on street corners for mere pennies, was just one of the numerous jobs he held, to survive....   [tags: Jazz, Dixieland, Music] 317 words
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Tom Sawyer and the Use of Novels - Louis D. Rubin’s “Tom Sawyer and the Use of Novels” approaches Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer from an alternative prospective then most. Tom Sawyer has been frequently used as a study of Southern American history. For example, simply by looking at the discussions in class about the novel, most topics reviewed focused on history, such as racism and religion. Rubin conversely argues that, “In using Tom Sawyer as a factual guide to life on the big river, we neglect it as literature…” and instead asks, “What, in short, is this novel about as a novel?” (210)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Louis D. Rubin] 1664 words
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Incomplete Story Lines in Last of the Breed by Louis L'Amour - Incomplete Story Lines in Last of the Breed by Louis L'Amour 1. This dissatisfied critic meant that there shouldn't be any deadlines set by people who aren't actually writing the book. This book is actually a good reason that there shouldn't be any deadlines. The book was nearing the deadline but wasn't finished yet so the author, Louis L'Amour, just ended it so that he could meet his deadline. Basically that there should not be any deadlines so that the author has pleanty of time to complete the book, completley free of any questions to the reader....   [tags: Free Essays] 406 words
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Joe Christmas by William Faulkner - Studies have shown that people who have been physically or mentally abused as a child are more likely to have an abusive personality as an adult. The cognitive mind is influenced the most as a child for a mind that has not matured yet is susceptible to take in anything that is thrown at it. William Faulkner shows that the events of one’s youth have many effects on behavior as an adult, through the protagonist, Joe Christmas, in his novel Light in August. Joe Christmas did not have the perfect childhood....   [tags: Faulkner Joe Christmas] 1040 words
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The Arrogrance of Louis XIV and Creon - Power- something so potent, yet so easy to misuse. Not everyone can obtain power, however those who possess it often acquire arrogance. Louis XIV held total control of France, abusing his dominance. Louis called himself ‘the Sun King’, believing that everything revolved around him. His pompousness led him to making foolish decisions, as he considered himself to be superior. If you don’t use your brain, you will ultimately lose it, as Louis was beheaded by the determined citizens of France....   [tags: Antigone, Louis XIV]
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Louis XIV and His Court - There were many negative comments and many positive comments about Louis XIV and his court. In Louis XIV’s court, the closer a person was to the king, or the more he did for a person, the more that person likes him. The more distant you were from the king, the more you disliked him. People that were more distant from the king disliked him more. Madame de Motteville’s Account of The Parisian Disturbances (which was a second hand account) painted a positive picture of the court. Madame de Motteville was a person who was closer to the king....   [tags: the Sun King, Versailles, Louis the Great]
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Joe Jackson and the Black Sox Scandal - Joe Jackson and the Black Sox Scandal For anyone who knows anything about baseball, the 1919 World Series brings to mind many things. "The Black Sox Scandal of 1919 started out as a few gamblers trying to get rich, and turned into one of the biggest, and easily the darkest, event in baseball history" (Everstine 4). This great sports scandal involved many, but the most memorable and most known for it was Joe Jackson. The aftermath of the great World Series Scandal left many people questioning the character of Joe Jackson and whether or not he should have relations thereafter with baseball....   [tags: Shoeless Joe Jackson Baseball Essays] 1443 words
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Louis Vuitton Success Story - Louis Vuitton Success Story Bernard Arnault - Louis Vuitton Born: March 5, 1949 Age: 59 Country Of Citizenship: France Residence: Paris , France, Europe & Russia Occupation: Chairman, LVMH; Chairman, Christian Dior SA Net worth: $26 billion US dollar Fortune: Inherited and growing Source: LVMH Industry: Diversified Marital Status: Married, 5 children Education: Ecole Polytechnique de Paris, Bachelor of Arts / Science Website: LVMH.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bernard Arnault was born in 5th March 1949....   [tags: Louis Vuitton] 1752 words
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The Suicide by Louis MacNeice - The Suicide by Louis MacNeice The poem "The Suicide" by Louis MacNeice is a mind-expanding and touching poem based around the poets work experiences and sequentially describes the aftermath of the death of his former office colleague, who met his fate by suicide. I feel melancholied having read this poem and it leaves in the mind blanks for the reader to answer. For my first point of view I am going to show an example of the many humorous lines in the poem in which is made humorous by the internal characters missing the main point: " And this, ladies and gentlemen, whom I am not in fact Conducting, was his office all those minutes ago" These lines are the introduction to the poem and g...   [tags: Poetry Louis MacNeice Suicide ] 969 words
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Treasure Island - A Mirror Of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood? - Treasure Island - A Mirror of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood. Often there can be seen many parallels between a writer’s life and experiences and his or her works. A biographical approach to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is not easy, as at first sight the characters don’t have much in common with the author and up to the time the story was written, Stevenson hadn’t visited the West Indies or other exotic places. But there still are possibilities to link Stevenson’s biography with his work....   [tags: Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson] 1304 words
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Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde focuses on Henry Jekyll, a doctor who feels conflicted by his desire to follow the norms of his social era and his supposedly disgraceful urges. This results in Jekyll attempting to separate the shameful part of himself so that he may meet the standards of his stringent moral code. This endeavor to remove his base characteristics results in the manifestation of Mr. Edward Hyde, the representation of Jekyll’s contemptible nature....   [tags: Robert Louis Stevenson, Novella, Literary Analysis]
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Louis Brandeis and Jewish Political Identity - Louis Brandeis and Jewish Political Identity “Whence comes this combination of qualities of mind, body and character. These are qualities with which every one of us is familiar, singly and in combination; which you find in friends and relatives; and which other doubtless discover in you. They are qualities possessed by most Jews who have attained distinction or other success. In combination, they may properly be called Jewish qualities. For they have not come to us by accident; they developed by three thousand years of civilization, and nearly two thousand years of persecution; developed through our religion and spiritual life; through our traditions; and through the social and political...   [tags: Zionism Louis Brandeis Jewish Identity] 715 words
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Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres - Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres Carlo was fighting for Italy, while Mandras was in the Greek army. Both of the characters experienced a lot during the war. Nevertheless everything Mandras and Carlo fought on opposite sides. What does it say about the novels moral scheme, that the sufferings of ordinary people on both sides are recounted in detail. Consider these two characters but also other “moral” issues raised in the novel so far. Mandras and Carlo fought on opposite sides. Their experiences and feelings through out the war are recounted to the readers in a lot of details....   [tags: Corelli's Mandolin Louis Bernieres Essays] 2321 words
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Man's Inhumane Treatment of Men in Louis Sachar's Holes - Man's Inhumane Treatment of Men in Louis Sachar's Holes The inhumanity that man shows to one another dates all the way back to the beginning of time. We read about it in the Bible, saw it during the Holocaust with the persecution of the Jews, and watched it on TV during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's and still experience it today. In the book titled Holes (2002), by Louis Sachar, these actions are displayed once again. Man's inhumanity to man is a reality in society today and in the theme of Holes....   [tags: Louis Sachar Holes Essays]
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Should We Bow to Louis XIV? - Should We Bow to Louis XIV. Louis XIV, ruler of France for 72 years, is known for stabilizing France and making the country a strong European power. However, many of his projects were costly and caused economic problems for the nation. His personal lavish luxuries also were a financial burden to France. By the end of his reign, nearly all of the land he had acquired through warfare had to be returned, thus wasting enormous sums of French money. King Louis XIV reigned in France from 1643-1715. For 54 of these years, he reigned without the help of an official Prime Minister....   [tags: French History King Louis XIV Essays] 1094 words
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Comparing King Louis XIV of France and King Philip II of Spain - The palace of Versailles was built by King Louis XIV of France and the Escorial was built by King Philip II of Spain. The two kings each had their differences about their beliefs on how to rule, yet there are some similarities. Louis XIV believed in showing off his power and being open. Philip II was a simplistic guy devoted to Catholicism. They both had military to spread their beliefs and ideas. Despite the kings’ beliefs, their palaces reflected their ideals. King Louis XIV was a showy and self-absorbed king....   [tags: King Louis XIV, France, King Philip II, Spain] 478 words
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Louis XIV, France’s Sun King - Louis XIV, France’s Sun King Louis XIV, France’s Sun King, had the longest reign in European history (1643-1715). During this time he brought absolute monarchy to its height, established a glittering court at Versailles, and fought most of the other European countries in four wars. Although his reign had some negative aspects; on balance, Louis’ reign was primarily a benefit to France. In 1643 Louis XIII died. Louis XIII’s wife and Louis XIV’s mother, Anne of Austria, aided by her minister, Cardinal Mazarin, ruled France as regent....   [tags: French King Louis XIV Essays] 1219 words
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Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy “you are all young and strong, overflowing with life, and you are all in this shit together” – page 38....   [tags: Louis Bernieres Corelli's Mandolin Essays] 1037 words
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Louis XIV - Louis XIV After being ruled by a prime minister for so long, France needed some changes. That is exactly what Louis the XIV would bring to France. In an age of separation, Louis wanted to start a unification process. He started this by giving himself sole power and also only having one religion for the country. The king is always the center of attention good or bad. Louis was prepared to take the good with the bad, and handled it well. He emphasized the king as the center of attention....   [tags: France French King Louis XIV Essays] 1242 words
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Analysis of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - Analysis of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson In an attempt to consider the duality tale, one narrative inevitably finds its way to the top of the heap as the supreme archetype: Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Immense disagreement permeates the pages of literary criticism relevant to the meaning of the story. Yet, for all of the wrangling focused on the psychology, morality, spirituality, and sociality of the story, it has remained, since 1886, a novella that according to the Reverend W....   [tags: Robert Louis Stevenson Literature Essays]
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Touching The Void by Joe Simpson - As two experienced climbers gazed upon the majestic snow packed, Peruvian Andes, with the sun glistering off the icy peaks, the possibility of the mountains being their snowy graves never crossed their mind. Touching The Void was written by Joe Simpson; publication of this memoir was by Harper Collins Publishers on February 3, 2004. Not only will young and old adults enjoy this book, anyone with sense of adventure can be captivated with the story. Joe Simpson also wrote The Beckoning Silence, Dark Shadows Falling, Storms of Silence, and The Game of Ghost....   [tags: peruvian andes, mountains climbing, climbers]
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Touching The Void by Joe Simpson - ... For both of them it was ever changing moment in their lives. Simon felt guilty for cutting the rope on Joe. He had to crawl his way down the freezing mountain injured. All of this because of climbing to the summit of a mountain. The audience which the book appeals to is for those adventurous and suspenseful readers. It is an adventure with the ascent of the mountain and its travels. Adventurers will like this book for the climb and amazing views. “The majestic 21,000 Siula Grande.” Page 16. It is suspenseful in describing the ascent, descent, and fall....   [tags: story and literary analysis] 630 words
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Taking a Look at Joe Flacco - ... At Delaware Flacco saw his first full-time action in the 2006 season. He threw for 2,783 yards, and 18 touchdowns with 10 interceptions and Delaware struggled to a 5–6 record. They missed the FCS Playoffs. In the 2007 season he led his team to an 8–3 regular season record and had 4,263 yards, 23 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Flacco set 20 school records during his career at Delaware. In early September 2009, a 20- by 30-foot poster of Flacco was added to the Delaware Stadium. While at Delaware, Flacco was negative about his chances to play in the NFL....   [tags: American football quarterback] 603 words
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The Dualism of Joe Christmas - William Faulkner’s protagonist, Joe Christmas’ trajectory and immoral decisions become the Siren’s song that tip him over the stern of the boat that is his life. Christmas’ path takes turns and twists that create a taciturn man who has been brought into the world unwanted; then, he ruthlessly moves forward looking back at his past in order to make decisions for his future. Light In August parallels Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”, when Joe finds that he has reached a fork in the road and has to plan for kind of life he wants to lead, contradicting factors jumble his persona....   [tags: William Faulkner]
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Touching the Void by Joe Simpson - In 1985, two British mountaineers, Joe Simpson, and Simon Yates, set out to climb the nearly 21,000 foot Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. They were successful in their ascent of the previously unclimbed West Face, however, disaster struck on the descent when Simpson slipped down an ice cliff, landing awkwardly and crushing his tibia into his knee joint, resulting in a broken right leg. Touching the Void is the 1988 account written by Simpson, whose powerful and well-written tale tells a story filled with adventure, survival, isolation, trust, and friendship....   [tags: climbing Siula Grande recount] 1925 words
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Primary Colors by Joe Klein - Primary Colors, by Joe Klein, is an entertaining, informing, and controversial novel. Filled with both humor and wit, this book provides a drama filled fictional story, in which Joe Klein purports to describe characters and events that resemble real-life political figures. Joe Klein is an American Journalist and columnist. He is also the political columnist for TIME Magazine. When Klein published his book, Primary Colors, in 1996, he left the author as anonymous and then later published the book under his name....   [tags: Book Review, Literary Analysis]
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Enduring Love: Joe Rose - In Ian McEwan's Enduring Love, Joe Rose's psychological state understates his insanity. Throughout the novel, Joe Rose, the main character, misinterprets the events occurring right in front of his eyes to make his account more interesting. His tone reveals that he faces difficulty expressing himself in social situations. Although Rose's different view may be the result of a personal problem, his narration leave the reader wondering if his unreliability was caused by a deeper mental illness. Through postmodernity, events in the story and character interaction, Joe shows symptoms of a newly-developed disorder more specifically of: schizophrenia....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Negative View]
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What Joe Darby Did - Which is more unethical, a soldier who has been under the stress of war and not fully trained for the job abusing enemy prisoners, another soldier who after seeing pictures of horrible prisoner abuse and becomes a whistle-blower or the Secretary of Defense leaking the name of a whistle-blower. That is the question I will look at in this paper. Being a part of a team or group is very important to most people, acceptance and friendship is something we all long for. So when reserve soldier Joe Darby saw some pictures of abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq he was taken aback....   [tags: Morality, Ethics]
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Joe Hisaishi (Mamoru Fujisawa) - Biography Joe Hisaishi was born on December 6, 1950 in Nagano, Japan under the name Mamoru Fujisawa. His musical training started early on, when he began to take violin lessons at age five. It was around this time that he first discovered his passion for music. Fujisawa truly began to explore this passion in the 70’s, during which, a cultural menagerie of Japanese popular music, new-age, and early electronic music flourished. Inevitably, those genres influenced Fujisawa's early compositions. (Wikipedia) Fujisawa was highly influenced by the new-wave of Japanese electronica such as the Yellow Magic Orchestra and Ryuichi Sakamoto group....   [tags: biography, music, Japan, culture, Asian music]
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Biography of Joe Mielziner - A small introduction: Joe Mielziner, born in Paris in 1901, was a famous American scenic and lighting designer considered "The most successful set designer of the Golden era of Broadway". Throughout his work he created different versions of sets with the use of simple inexpensive materials, and few props, while still staying as realistic as possible even when constricted by small stages. Mielziner was the leader of a new artistic movement in scenic design called "selective realism". The well known piece by Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman, was represented many times with Mielziner's stage design which was said to be the most faithful representation for this play....   [tags: paris, golden era of broadway] 1987 words
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Louis is a Hippy - Louis is a Hippy Interview with the vampire is Anne Rice’s outlet on the issues she was facing, especially reflecting the lifestyle of the Haight-Ashbury district (hippy district) in which she was living during the time she was writing her novel. The themes of the book embrace the struggles of American life during the era of the 60’s and 70’s especially with morality and living life as an outcast. In the novel, the character Louis becomes a vampire after his brother commits suicide. Louis feels responsible for the death of his brother, but when faced with the option of becoming a vampire or dying, chooses to become a bloodthirsty creature....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Character Analysis in Shoeless Joe Jackson - “If you build it, he will come” (Kinsella 1). These words of an announcer jump start a struggle for Ray Kinsella to ease the tragic life of Shoeless Joe Jackson. Ray hears a voice of an announcer which leads him to build a baseball field that brings Shoeless Joe Jackson onto the field. However, this field puts his family on the verge of bankruptcy which is just one of the struggles Ray Kinsella is presented in his life. Shoeless Joe Jackson is no stranger to having no money, as he was only making a measly $1.25 as a kid struggling to support his family....   [tags: literary analysis, Ray Kingsella]
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Analysis of Defy The Darkness by Joe Rosenblum - ... This family were the Zbanskis. They let Joe work for their farm, cleaning the animals and feeding them. Every so often, Joe snuck out to his family, giving them bits of bread and cheese. Then one day, Rosenblum’s family were captured by the Germans. He discovers that only his father had escaped and survived the boxcar trains. Eventually, he learns that his father died. Joe decided to quit working for the Zbanskis because he got scared that he may get the family in trouble. Rosenblum was eventually captured by the Germans, and put into the concentration camps in Auschwitz....   [tags: holocaust, nazi, survivor, laws, fruit] 606 words
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What the Butler Saw, by Joe Orton - In order to effectively display a certain discontent with society, an author must have the ability to illustrate the specific flaws that exist within that mainstream society. In What the Butler Saw, Joe Orton does an excellent job in illustrating how abuse of authority can have a subversive effect on an individual’s personality. Throughout the play, Orton uses authority as a tool to illustrate how it has the ability to alter a patient’s personality and provoke madness through psychiatric practice....   [tags: Abusing Authority, Personality] 956 words
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Pride and Prejudice, directed by Joe Wright - For those that enjoy romantic costume dramas set in England, the 2005 film version of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice starring Kiera Knightley and Mathew MacFadyen is the perfect movie to watch on a rainy day while sitting in a comfy chair, sipping hot tea, with a plate of biscuits nearby. Director Joe Wright’s and screen writer Deborah Moggach’s film “Pride and Prejudice” brings a romanticized slant to the world of the Bennet’s where the main dilemma facing the family is what to do with five daughters when their estate is entailed to a male relation....   [tags: Exploring England, Cinematography] 1316 words
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The Underground War in Gaza by Joe Sacco - In our American society, newspapers are very important they provide a lot of solid information of what is happening in national and international level. Newspapers are usually written to expose conflicts, peace, knowledge, lost, and other cultural media. These articles can be written in different forms such as of multiple paragraph, photos, and comics; such as the one that the New York Times newspaper releases from their journalist, Joe Sacco the author of the comic book “The Underground War in Gaza” on July 6, 2003....   [tags: newspaper, comic book, palestine, israel]
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Racism Reflects Upon Joe Christmas’ Tragic Fall - Racism affects and influences society no matter the time period. This idea of certain races possessing characteristics that go beyond others, that have superiority over others, idealizes society as a whole. Authors grasp racism and base their opinions of the controversial topics into their literary works. William Faulkner utilizes this idea by breaking down Joe Christmas in Light in August, and forces him through struggles because of racism. Faulkner reflects upon racism found within the Southern society of the time period through Joe Christmas’ inability to connect with black and white communities, dooming him to the perimeter of society where he lacks an identity and leading him to his tra...   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1351 words
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Joe Clark in Lean On Me -      East Side High School was labeled a “cauldron of violence.” After they were designated this harsh term, Joe Clark becomes the head principal and changes it all around – or does he. Lean on Me is a story of hope, development, love, hate, and dependence. As a father figure and friend, Clark’s strict disciplining and harsh attitude helps heal, strengthen, and bring to life a struggling high school in New Jersey. But is this plot just a story for the movie screen. Did the true story really happen like this and end like this....   [tags: Film Movies ] 434 words
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The Case of Joe and His Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - After he had relaxed from the prior frustration. I asked how he had ended up in the program. He revealed he went to program after program, which eventually led him to Bellevue. It took some time for him to explain his maze of treatment to get to the original reason. He finally disclosed he could not stop his obsessional thoughts about women and flashing. He realized he needed help and drank a bottle of vodka and committed himself to the inpatient MICA (Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted) program at Bellevue....   [tags: case study, treatment and therapy for OCD]
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Chicago Black Sox's Joe Jackson's Trial - “Say it ain’t so Joe.” (Pellowski 5). These famous words were uttered by a heart broken fan outside of the courtroom of the Black Sox player’s trial. To understand the deeper meaning behind these words lets go back to the 1919 World Series of baseball. A historic Chicago White Sox team is getting ready to face the Cincinnati Reds in what is expected to be a lob sided match leaning towards the White Sox. They had the best player in “Shoeless” Joe Jackson playing in the outfield and already had a World Championship under their belt from 1917....   [tags: trial, courtroom, world series] 1091 words
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Louis XIV and the Palace of Versailles - There is just something about Paris, France that draws in millions of visitors every year. Maybe it is the cobbled streets, or the picturesque cafes down small alleys, or perhaps it is the “love in the air”. In the City of Lights, there is just so much to do and explore. Millions of tourists flock to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower every year, but only a few miles away lies another jewel, a palace so magnificent the gods wept at its beauty. The Palace of Versailles is a stunning structure built by Louis XIV to glorify France during the 16th century, and it exudes French sophistication and extravagance....   [tags: Baroque Architecture, Royal Chapel]
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The Promise of Mediation, written by Baruch Bush and Joe Folger - The book The Promise of Mediation, written by Baruch Bush and Joe Folger, outlines two different approaches to mediation: problem-solving and transformative. A problem-solving mediator uses a highly controlled process that directs the “substance of the discussion” (Burgess, 1997). Problem-solving mediators highlight the areas that the parties agree on, while avoid areas of disagreement. This approach means that problem-solving mediators play a large role in in “crafting settlement terms and obtaining the parties' agreement,” even though in theory all decisions are made by the participants (Burgess, 1997)....   [tags: problem solving, transformative mediation]
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Joe Sacco's Article: The Underground War in Gaza - In our American society newspapers are very important. They provide us with a lot of solid information of what is happening in in our local area and in an international level. The newspapers are usually sold to expose conflicts, peace, knowledge, lost, and other cultural media. Not every newspaper carried international news, but the New York Times does, their journalist name Joe Sacco published a comic title “The Underground War in Gaza” on July 6, 2003. In his comic he exposed the conflicts between Israel and Palestine....   [tags: Iraelian-Palestinian conflict]
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Discussion Joe Clark's Articles - Discussion Joe Clark's Articles In this essay I'm going to discuss Joe Clark's articles, concentrating on his determination to improve, his annoyance towards negative influences, and the care and pride he shows for the school. Joe Clark was appointed principal at Eastside High, in Paterson (New Jersey). In 1982 he managed to throw out all the drug dealers in the school. He also expelled 300 failing students, (in his words "hoodlums"). In addition to the mass expulsion, he looked after the school structure, repairing and redecorating the building with the help of many talented students....   [tags: Papers] 620 words
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