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The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause - The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause This Book seems to be quite current; however I would say that it more than likely took place during the 90's. There are many facts supporting my conclusion such as their knowledge of Cancer, the type of cars driven, the public transportation, and the descriptions of the buildings and stores in their town. The setting is important because Simon is from a different time....   [tags: Klause Silver Kiss] 1193 words
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Ira Levin's A Kiss Before Dying - Ira Levin's A Kiss Before Dying Ira Levin was twenty-two when he wrote his first novel, the award-winning thriller “A Kiss Before Dying”. He was twenty-five when he, fresh from military service, wrote his first play; the smash-hit adaptation of Mac Hyman’s “No Time for Sergeants”....   [tags: Levin Kiss Before Dying Book Review] 1193 words
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Character Study in Manual Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman - Character Study in Manual Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman On the surface, Manual Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman is about politics and oppression. Caged literally and figuratively in an existential cell, both Molina and Valentin are wards of a police state and are therefore powerless to change their circumstances. But the novel is really about how spiritual freedom is cultivated and made manifest by Molina's retelling of his favorite movies. Because the substance of the films is first filtered through Molina's perspective, his perversion of the characters and plots reflect his own progression from an oppressed prisoner to a heroine who freely chooses the path to her own death....   [tags: Puig Kiss of the Spider Woman Essays] 599 words
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"The Kiss" Marble Sculpture by Rachel Manson - This was created by Rachel Manson. In historic period, carving is the technique of changing shape of a material which the artist subtracts or cuts away from a solid material to reach the desired form by use of tools such as knives, chisels tipped power cutters, and chainsaws. This kind of Art work, can be time consuming and painstaking method because of the hard and heavy materials, such as stones or other marble that are often used. However, artists also carve from softer substances such as wood and soap depending on recourses and cost....   [tags: Kiss, Sculpture, Rachel manson, ] 827 words
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Love and Hate in Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part - Love and Hate in "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." "There's a thin line between love and hate" describes the theme of Michael Drayton's sonnet "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." Unlike most love sonnets, which talk about the many intricacies of love, Drayton's poem discusses the end of love and its possible recovery. This Shakespearean sonnet consisting of 14 lines can be subdivided into 3 parts. In each part, the poet uses a different voice. He uses 1st person in the first part, 3rd person in the 2nd part and 2nd person in the last part....   [tags: Since there's no help come let us kiss]
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The Kiss - The Kiss Mama hands me my last three dresses, packs my Sunday hat and stockins, and kisses my forehead. "You're a woman now, Elsa, and he'll take good care of you," she says. It's high time you build your own family." Papa kisses my cheek and closes the door of Nick's pick-up as I wave goodbye to my five brothers and sisters. With fifteen years of southern life as my platform, I plunge into the waters of reality by the skin of my teeth. Immediately I am a wife, forced to begin a family of my own…just like Mama....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1111 words
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang - Have you ever had the desire to fit in. Well this man did. From the streets of New York to the hills of L.A. came Harry Lockhart. A man with the desire to fit in with people that do not want him, a man pretending to be something he's not, and a man that strives to get "the girl that got away". All because he is new to L.A.. "This is one of Downey's most enjoyable performances, and one of Kilmer's funniest. It's a relationship comedy wrapped in sharp talk and gunplay, a triumphant comeback for Black, and one of the year's best movies."( E....   [tags: Movie Film Review] 1038 words
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The Kiss of the Fur Queen - Thomson Highway’s The Kiss of the Fur Queen has a core theme of art. In this novel, art is integrated into the lives of the characters. The modernist movement would indicate that art has the ability to plainly exist “art of arts sake”. Peter Lamarque notes “To value a work for its own sake is to value it for what it is in itself, not for the realization of some ulterior ends.” (par. 19) This commonly accepted view, that art is valued because it is great art, not for the role or function that it has in society, restricts arts impact....   [tags: Art, Education, Highway] 1383 words
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The Kiss Marble Sculpture Work - The kiss marble Sculpture work This was created by Rachel Manson. In historic period, carving is the technique of changing shape of a material which the artist subtracts or cuts away from a solid material to reach the desired form by use of tools such as knives, chisels tipped power cutters, and chainsaws. This kind of Art work, can be time consuming and painstaking method because of the hard and heavy materials, such as stones or other marble that are often used. However, artists also carve from softer substances such as wood and soap depending on recourses and cost....   [tags: Art/Sculpture] 837 words
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The Kiss Marble Sculpture Work - The kiss marble Sculpture work This was created by Rachel Manson. In historic period, carving is the technique of changing shape of a material which the artist subtracts or cuts away from a solid material to reach the desired form by use of tools such as knives, chisels tipped power cutters, and chainsaws. This kind of Art work, can be time consuming and painstaking method because of the hard and heavy materials, such as stones or other marble that are often used. However, artists also carve from softer substances such as wood and soap depending on recourses and cost....   [tags: Art Analysis] 836 words
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Kiss of the Fur Queen - In Kiss of the Fur Queen, the story begins with forty-three year old Cree hunter Abraham Okimasis winning the "1951 Millington Cup World Championship Dog Derby." (6) The victory is seen to have a significant effect on the Cree hunter's Native identity, as he becomes the first-ever Indian to succeed in the Derby. As time goes by, Abraham becomes the father of two sons, Jeremiah and Gabriel. When the Cree brothers leave their small northern Manitoba village and enter the hostile environment of a residential school, their lives take a turn for the worse....   [tags: Character Analysis, Abraham Okimasis] 1142 words
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roseanne And The Kiss - Roseanne and The Kiss This past winter break, myself and one of my best friends were driving down one of the main roads in our home town of Elmira, New York. I happened to look up at a billboard that was on the side of the road, and saw a sign that read something like: “Be safe, be smart, be protected.” I thought to myself (immediately) “well, that's a big improvement from a few years ago when condom ads weren't even allowed on television.” Then I noticed, it had the gay symbols of the upside down pink triangle, and the symbols of two men and two women together....   [tags: essays research papers] 1279 words
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The Legendary American Kiss in Time Square - An icon is an image that refers to something outside of its individual elements, something or someone that has great symbolic meaning for society. Icons are often perceived to represent universal concepts, emotions, and meanings. Iconic images are recognizable yet, known not for their origin, time of production or for the people who created them, but for their great symbolic and historical meaning. Iconic images have an important role in American history that has shaped our identity through controversy, cultural awareness and historical events....   [tags: photograph, symbolic meaning, mystery]
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Kiss My Footprints - Have you ever wondered where we would be without the women of the Wild West. The most obvious we would be destroyed, because there would be no reproduction of offspring. Women were needed for this reason, but there was so many more contributions that they made. Women were influential in founding this magnificent land. The women traveled with their men in hopes of getting free land out west, but it was a different story when they arrived. The winters were severe, rain was often lacking, and therefore, the crops did not succeed....   [tags: U.S. History]
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Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig - ... Irena, the main character in the micro story, is also a product of an oppressive society. When the architect first meets her, he describes her as having a “dark look in her eye.” Similarly, a “dark cloud passes over her eyes” and her face “darkens” (Puig 5). The darkness is used to illustrate her clouded identity, her underdeveloped sense of self. A closer demonstration of the relationship between the oppressed and oppressor and the fear it produces can be seen when Irena reveals her past to the accountant....   [tags: story and character analysis] 982 words
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Role of Women in "Kiss of the Fur Queen" - I will begin with the role of women in Kiss of the Fur Queen. There are two distinct classes of women in the novel, the women of the city and the women of Northern Manitoba. The women of the city are without a cultural safety net and are in danger nearly every night. Women of Northern Manitoba are in between cultures, having their traditional ways coupled with Catholic Church teachings. When an individual belongs to two different disadvantaged classes, the risk of abuse and discrimination multiplies....   [tags: Women's Rights] 744 words
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The First Kiss - We would sit on the Spanish steps until our lips were swollen and chapped, until our tongues were coated with the taste of cigarettes, until our skin had melted and darkened from the heat of the sun. We would sit there wanting to be older, or at least look older, assuming everyone was staring at us, assuming everyone wanted us. We wanted our lives to advance, but we didn't know in what direction. We would wait, patiently watching the "baggy pants boys" as we called them. They were such a rarity in Italy that when you found one you had to hang on....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay] 2291 words
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The House of the Spirits and Kiss of the Spiderwoman - It is, at times, stated that paradoxes allow for misinterpretation in almost every aspect of life. Wherever those paradoxes appear, conflicts, both external and internal, arise and misunderstandings ensue. In the two novels The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende and Kiss of the Spiderwoman by Manuel Puig, however, the characters Alba and Molina, respectively, create paradoxes through their subversive actions. These paradoxes create conflicts in self-interest, which, in turn, reveal the impossibility of actually knowing or understanding one’s true motives....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Times Square Kiss: Victory over Japan - The United States declared victory over Japan. Soldiers are coming home from war, Times Square fills up with people cheering and shouting the great news. With the excitement of the celebration, Alfred Eisenstaedt snapped a picture that would soon be the kiss seen around the world. The couple Eisenstaedt took a picture of wasn’t even a couple. There has been a lot of speculation about who was actually the smooching duo.   Alfred Eisenstaedt shared a gift to the World. The gift of joy and celebration after the declaration of victory over Japan....   [tags: hope, love, chaos]
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The Kiss By Kate Chopin - Things and People are not always as they appear to be on the first sight that is why we have to examine them in different ways otherwise they may mislead us. That is more then true in the short story "The Kiss" by Kate Chopin in which she uses imagery, irony and simile to show us how deceitful a person can be. She tells us by the actions of her characters that a person should not be judged solely by his or her appearance or words because those things can be dangerously misleading. All of the characters in Chopin story play their own games and in more or less visible way try to manipulate others to achieve their own sometimes not very righteous goals, but who will eventually succeed in realiz...   [tags: Kate Chopin] 1046 words
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Kiss Bow or Shake Hands - Kiss Bow or Shake Hands The book Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, is written specifically with those doing international business in mind. It is essentially a guide to over sixty countries and an explanation of their society and cultural customs. Knowledge of those with whom you are doing business not only can help avoid costly blunders it can also give you an advantage when dealing with them. The authors identify that there are three main factors that effect how people act, think, and make decisions....   [tags: Essays Papers] 600 words
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Analysis of Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig - ... Homosexuals may have also felt insulted because of the fact that it seemed that Valentin was having these relations with Molina as he seemed to do this in order to use him as a messenger. Gays/Lesbians might have felt insulted as they might have interpreted as being an object. This particular thing can be viewed when Valentin offers to kiss Molina to indirectly persuade him to do something for him: “- Molina, what is it. Did you want to ask for what you asked for before. -What. -The kiss -No, it was something else....   [tags: homosexuals, relationships, friendship] 772 words
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First Kiss - My First Kiss I was five. He was six. When we first found out we had to hold hands during the second scene of the Christmas Pageant we both had the same response, “EW Gross!” Josh and I had known each other basically all of our lives. Our grandparents were friends, our parents were friends and even our siblings were friends. It was as if we were destine to be friends too because of family genes. Every Sunday afternoon, after church, me, my parents, my grandparents and my brother along with Josh’s parents, grandparents, and brother, would all go to Josh’s house....   [tags: essays research papers] 426 words
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Rodin's Study for Falling Man and The Kiss - Rodin's Study for Falling Man and The Kiss In Study for Falling Man Rodin used a fluid, supple motion to arch the figure’s back, throwing the body into a dramatic curve. His understanding of anatomy echoes that of Michelangelo, whose works enthralled Rodin, as he wrote: “My liberation from academism was effected by Michelangelo.” Rodin’s The Kiss is a representation of the story of Paolo, the brother of Gianciotto, and Francesca, Gianciotto’s wife, in Dante’s book The Divine Comedy: Inferno. They fell in love while reading romances of courtly love and after exchanging their first kiss, Gianciotto caught them by surprise and stabbed them....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art] 474 words
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My First Kiss - My First Kiss “Kissing a watermelon. No, I’ve never been THAT desperate.” My sister Amy went on to tell me about her friend who dared to do such a feat. “Did it help?” I asked. “We don’t know. She hasn’t kissed a real guy yet!” Amy and I burst into a fit of giggles, and I realized how being in the company of my younger sister regressed me to her awkward, girlish high school age. I had forgotten, until this bedside 2:00 a.m. conversation, how I used to be obsessed with popularity and sports cars, and how I daydreamed of my first kiss....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 2766 words
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Analysis of I dont kiss strangers - The analysis of I Don’t Kiss Strangers In the short story, I Don’t Kiss Strangers there is a man versus man conflict regarding a couple who may never see each other again. In the beginning of the story there is little indication of foreshadowing of what will happen in the end. Therefore the reader is completely unaware of the outcome of the story. Written in the first person, the story takes place at a loud party with many intoxicated adults. A boyfriend has been drafted into the army and the love struck couple faces the chance of him not coming back....   [tags: essays research papers] 628 words
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A Small Free Kiss in the Dark by Glenda Millard and Tomorrow When the War Began - Comparison Essay A small free kiss in the dark is a book written by Glenda Millard in 2009, the book shows the story of a young boy during the war. Also based on war, tomorrow when the war began, is a movie released in 2010, about a young group of people who return home from a camp to be confronted with a war. Both the book and the movie have similar characteristics and differences between them. Both A Small Kiss in the Dark, and Tomorrow When the War Began are about having courage in hard times....   [tags: having courage in hard times, comparison essay] 540 words
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Comparison Between The Son's Vito and Kiss Miss Carol - Comparison Between The Son's Vito and Kiss Miss Carol The differences in both stories are style and language, settings and culture against the social class. The similarities in both stories are feeling that you don't belong to a certain place or area, feeling isolated and trapped, and being unable to do anything because of someone who has more power and are controlling you. Other similarities are the love for their birthplace, education, making important decisions, possible sad endings and conflicts between the parent and child....   [tags: Papers] 1259 words
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A Comparison of Generational Conflicts in The Kiss and Marriage Is a Private Affair - Generational Conflicts in The Kiss and Marriage Is a Private Affair         As a family's lineage develops, there may be apparent differences in the way of thinking, attitude, and devotion to tradition between the generations. These differences or developments can either build up friction between generations, or in some cases ultimately heal the discord between other generations. Both Julia Alvarez's contemporary short story, "The Kiss," and Chinua Achebe's classic "Marriage Is a Private Affair" reveal the conflict that can erupt when one generation of a family diverges from its traditional or family values.  Both accounts display differences in the way of thinking of the conflict...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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The Role of the Nazi Film in Kiss of the Spider Woman - The Role of the Nazi Film in Kiss of the Spider Woman In Kiss of the Spider Woman Molina uses his memories of classic movies as a means of escape. He is particularly drawn to melodramatic movies with a strong romantic theme, which is the central focus of his retelling of the movies. On one level, Molina wishes to escape the oppression and boredom of his prison cell. He retells the movies to Valentin as a means to entertain them both during their long hours of imprisonment....   [tags: Papers] 427 words
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Given The Chance, I'd Tear You Apart - She laid there. Stark naked. He had just stripped off all of her clothes. He moved back, just a bit, as he gazed upon the curves of her body. Her perfect tits. The gorgeous way her hips led up to her torso. The tattoo’s that littered her body. Her obviously fresh shaven pussy. He longed for her. That grin on her face drove him wild. He lowered himself, to bring his face level with her cunt. As he pressed his tongue against her clit, he slipped the middle and ring fingers of his right hand inside of her....   [tags: cum, inside, kiss, sex] 965 words
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Analysis of Article I'd Rather Kiss Than Smoke - In the 1990 article "I’d Rather Kiss than Smoke" in the National Review, Florence King tries to persuade her readers to look through a smoker’s eyes in a smokist world. King has been around people smoking even before she was born. Her mother started smoking when she was twelve and she started this habit when she was twenty-six. Since she started smoking, she has been analyzing how non-smokers discriminate against them. Florence King expects everyone to be okay with smoking because it is what she was brought up in and it was okay in her family....   [tags: Florence King] 938 words
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Interview and Chatting with August Rodin - Good morning Mr. Rodin. August: Good morning. Interviewer: I’m so excited to be able to conduct this interview with you and find out “what makes Rodin.” Okay let’s get started with one of your pride and joy sculptures and also my personal favorite “The Kiss.” This work shows the passion that can be shared between a male and female, and because this work is so life like its almost as though you can feel this passion being shared as well. The detail and texture that you put into creating the body of the female and male is magnificent....   [tags: age of bronze, masterpiece, the kiss]
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Sculpture in Great Britain - London and Cheltenham, England feature impressive displays of art and sculptures, including Auguste Rodin’s “The Kiss” and “The Europe Group” by Patrick McDowell. Rodin was commissioned to craft “The Kiss” in 1880, originally designed for “The Gates of Hell” for the upcoming Musee des Beaux Arts. On the other hand, “The Europe Group” was part of the Albert Memorial pieces situated in Kensington Gardens, commissioned in 1846. Both sculptors utilize marble to create the human figure and exaggerated poses of strength or passion, however, despite some similar ideas and techniques of the pieces within England, each artist selected a unique way to represent their commission....   [tags: the kiss, europe group, dante] 696 words
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Vignette: A Fictional Narrative - Vignette # 4 I was wrapped in my blanket like a Butterfly in its cocoon. As soon as I began to have conscious thought of my crush, dancing, and my dreams turning into a reality my eyes opened as if I was facing Bruce Lee himself. Then I jumped out of my bed if I was running with gazelles in sub Saharan Africa. I smoothly landed into a crouched position on the ground I got straight into my dance battle stance with a stare determined like Eminem....   [tags: kiss, couples, dream, dancing] 1002 words
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Potential Liability in Tort and Protection of Harassment Act of 1997 - INTRODUCTION The main purpose of this Essay is to advise the parties as to any potential liability in tort and under the protection from Harassment Act 1997, also to find out the particulars of the case and list the points that are necessary in order for someone be found guilty. In Caroline and Nicole, A minor must be responsible for his or her own torts. However the issue here is whether Nicole’s actions amounted to a battery. Battery: To make a claim, Caroline must establish that Nicole intentionally caused an offensive contact with her....   [tags: guilty, battery, kiss, claim, cases] 1590 words
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Dr. Haviland’s A Silence That Kills and Florence King’s I’d Rather Smoke than Kiss - Do you smoke. Such a question has been asked to most people at one time or another. The topic of smoking certainly requires a thorough analysis, whether you smoke or not. It’s also an issue which seems to polarize people. In this reading we’ll compare contrasting viewpoints by two different individuals. As I present the arguments, I’ll dissect them to truly understand their inner-workings. Both Dr. Haviland and King touch on many subjects yet seem to ignore others. I think a balance must be struck when it comes to smoking, both through individual rights and a social responsibility....   [tags: tobacco, smoking]
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Your Taboo Isnt My Taboo - They clipped their work IDs to their lab coats, which were white as clouds except for the smeared blood and banana baby food on Jourdan’s lapel. She painted her lips red, extending the stick to resemble a dog’s hard on. Her fingers combed her night-coloured hair into a knot atop her dome. The décolleté on her pastel blue blouse revealed an overflowing brassière. She licked her lips and said, “Did you remember to tell the nanny bedtime is at nine?” “Yeah.” Durmont offered her a dollop of hand sanitizer and they both rubbed the clear liquid into their hands before entering through the grey doors....   [tags: corpses, coasts, kiss, body, climax] 796 words
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The Expression in "The Kiss" Marble Sculpture - This was created by Rachel Manson. In historic period, carving is the technique of changing shape of a material which the artist subtracts or cuts away from a solid material to reach the desired form by use of tools such as knives, chisels tipped power cutters, and chainsaws. This kind of Art work, can be time consuming and painstaking method because of the hard and heavy materials, such as stones or other marble that are often used. However, artists also carve from softer substances such as wood and soap depending on recourses and cost....   [tags: Sculpture, art,] 826 words
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Kiss Me Carol by Farrukh Dhondy and Drunkard Of The River by Michael Anthony - However, in particular, Kiss Me Carol by Farrukh Dhondy, Drunkard Of The River by Michael Anthony and The Exercise by …. have seemed to share a very strong theme in the relationship between father and son I will be going to compare and contrast the ways in which fathers, sons and the relationship between them are presented in three of the stories I have studied. All of the stories I have read have had shared a common background in one-way or another. However, in particular, Kiss Me Carol by Farrukh Dhondy, Drunkard Of The River by Michael Anthony and The Exercise by …....   [tags: English Literature] 686 words
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The Film Kiss Me Kate versus The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare - The Film Kiss Me Kate versus The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare There have been many Shakespearean plays that have been made into movies throughout the years. One that may not be so easy to come across is “Kiss Me Kate”. This movie stars Kathryn Gayson ,as Lilli Vanessi, and Howard Keel, as Fred Graham. This is a adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” The movie contains a story with in a story. The movie is about a man, named Fred Graham, who makes a recreation of the famous play....   [tags: Papers] 596 words
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kiss the sky - Ten people sit, waiting to embark On a journey to a place called Jurassic Park. They sit impatient, they can’t wait to leave Too see something none of them have ever seen. They’ve seen it in movies and on TV But never in real life like they are about to see. Although it will be exciting to be there, It’s as well a dangerous atmosphere; For they all tried to run when they heard the roar But they all got eaten by a dinosaur. So all we know is who they were; Nothing from after or from before But I will tell you what I can guess About all these people, I’ll do my best....   [tags: essays research papers] 938 words
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The Night I Was Not Prepared For - Tristan's eyes fell into the blonde as she leap off him, her cheeks tinging a soft pink now. He grinned a bit as she tilted her head to the side, running her eyes over his face, probably trying to guess his age, as he was doing with her. The blonde moved forward and kissed her daughter's head. "Johanna, take Katrina inside for me?" she asked the baby-sitter. Nodding she wrapped an arm around Katrina's shoulders, leading her inside. The blonde turned to Tristan again, running her fingers through her thick locks....   [tags: bonde, kiss, badge, doctor] 634 words
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The Epstein-Barr Virus - Epstein-Barr virus – The Tale of the Kissing Consequence Written by: Kelsea Fehr (1399878) Kelly was the girl that everyone wanted, she had an amazing laugh, beautiful skin, long wavy hair, but most of all, Kelly had luscious lips. All the boys ever dreamt of was kissing Kelly, their dream was closer of becoming true than what they thought. Kelly had agreed to take part in the fair kissing booth where all proceeds would go to charity. All of the boys lined up one by one to have their one chance with the best set of lips the town had to offer....   [tags: Don't Kiss that Girl]
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Love is Blind - Dean entered the library in the MOL bunker. Cas was sitting in one of the chair, he looked like he was deep in his thoughts. When he noticed Dean, he jumped from his chair. “Hello, Dean.” Cas was acting strange, but Dean decided to shrug it off. “Good that you’re here. I was digging around in the storage rooms and found a bunch of awesome stuff. Come on, you gotta take a look.” Dean started to go out of the room, but when he looked behind him, he saw that Cas wasn’t following him. He stopped and frowned....   [tags: kiss, confusion, flirting] 808 words
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The Changeover: A Short Story - ... And the times when we told each other's secrets?" "You're really dumber that I thought you were. You really don't get it, don't you?" Then, she shoved me out of the way and added, "Wait up for more exciting events." I shut my eyes for a moment. The words she said to me echoed in my ears, for a long time. Her responses weren't exactly what I expected, but actually, I did have a feeling that... our friendship wouldn't last longer. It was always like that from 7th grade. I always had an uneasy feeling that our friendship would break someday- perhaps, that's why I tried so hard to be nice to Roxanne....   [tags: school, date, kiss, boy, trust] 1276 words
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Zander: A Narrative Story - ... My eyes widened in horror.  "Is there a reason why you are staring at me like that?" I ask, squinting my eyes at the assault the rays of Sun gave my eyeballs. "You are scaring me." "You are so beautiful when you sleep," he said, smiling gently and running his hand across my cheek. "You lightly snore and I think it's cute."  "I do not snore," I retort, pushing myself up and stretching while yawning.  "You do so!" Zander exclaimed. "It's really adorable...so there's really nothing to worry about." He pulled me to his body, inhaling the coconut-y scent of my hair....   [tags: awake, muscle, attracted, kiss, feel] 2345 words
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Jacob´s Story about Love - ‘Ok... ok... my turn. Um… what is your biggest fear?’ Jacob asked in a pondering tone. ‘Who are you asking?’ replied Monster. Monsters real name was Steve but everyone called him Monster because while playing footy all of the opposition were scared of him. It caught on fast. ‘Oh right … umm… I pick … Magic’ Magic was another nickname that had been given. Magic’s real name however was Noah. Noah had gotten is nickname for being so silky smooth when he had the ball he was able to hold onto the ball and get away from opponents with style and was therefore known as magic....   [tags: nickname, class, girls, coach, kiss] 2994 words
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To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee and A Blow, A Kiss, by Tim Winton - Intertextuality The difference between short stories and novels extends far beyond the obvious, Short stories are often read in a single sitting and can be defined as a brief version of logical events usually revolving about a singular plot. Whilst a novel may retain many of the characteristics of a short story the format builds upon these basic ideas and concepts, expanding on themes and extending the plot and shaping the story through complicated interaction between characters. The process of comparing two texts is known as Intertextuality....   [tags: Intertextualilty] 1607 words
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