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Shane - Shane Shane is a movie about a group of small town farmers who are being picked on by some cowboys. Then Shane mysteriously comes into view and tries to do the right thing by helping the farmers. Jack Schaefer wrote the script and the film was produced by George Stevens. Paramount Pictures released the movie in 1952. The characters in the movie were as follows. The main character in the film was (you guessed it) Shane, “the outsider” in this movie. Shane eventually stays with Joe Starret, his wife Marian and their son Joey....   [tags: Film Movies] 459 words
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Can Normal People be a Brave as Shane in "Shane" by Jack Schaefer? - The novel Shane written by Jack Schaefer is a story of a mysterious stranger that walked into the Wyoming valley in late 1800’s. He was introduced into the life of Joe Starrett, an honest, hardworking Wyoming farmer. The stranger rarely speaks about himself except that his name is Shane. Even though Joe knows little about Shane, he invites Shane to stay at his place for a while. While Shane is staying with the Starrett family, he discovers Fletcher, a wealthy and greedy man, and understands he is trying to take hold of Joe’s and other homesteader’s land....   [tags: Shane, Jack Schaefer, bravery,] 1010 words
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“Shane” by Jack Schaefer - In the novel “Shane”, by Jack Schaefer, Marian, the wife of Joe and the mother of Bob is initially played out to be a very simple character. She cooks and cleans and cares for her family. She starts to develop a more complex character as Shane arrives. You can tell from the beginning that Marian wants to impress her guest with her cooking and her curiosity of the latest fashions. But as the novel progresses you begin to see that Marian may want more from Shane than originally shown. In the beginning of the story, Marian just thinks of Shane as a guest, she cooks and cleans for him and makes sure he is at home....   [tags: Character Analysis] 500 words
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A Western Hero in Shane - A Western Hero in Shane The western genre plays an important part in the mythologising of American history. The way the western genre and particularly the western hero are put across in such films as Shane, are most likely not how real life in the 1880s was. In Shane the hero arrived on horseback, he was confident, handsome and managed to charm the female character, Marion, almost immediately. Typically, throughout the film the mysterious gunslinger was wearing a cowboy hat and a holster around his waist....   [tags: Papers] 835 words
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Comparing Shane and Pale Rider - Comparing Shane and Pale Rider In Shane & Pale Rider, changing the boy to an adolescent girl (respectively) had a great effect on the elements of the story. In both stories, each child had a relationship with the stranger, but as we saw, the child's age and sex affected this bond. In Shane, the boy Joey was first to see the stranger riding over the edge. As he gets closer, Joey is in complete aw by the sights of the stranger Shane. Living on the land with parents that are always working for the family, Shane comes off as a gunslinger, something that Joey has always wanted to be....   [tags: Papers] 365 words
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isual Style and Western Theme of Shane - Visual Style and Western Theme of Shane By analysing ‘Shane' (1953) in conjunction with its visual style and western themes, it will clearly show what aspects of western culture are apparent in the film. By looking at the visual style, this will show how the mise-en-scene informs the audience that ‘Shane' is placed in the western genre. Firstly I will analyse the western themes that are visible in ‘Shane'. The whole narrative of ‘Shane' is the struggle of the homesteaders against the ranchers....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis] 1558 words
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Comparing the Moral of Shane and A Christmas Carol - Comparing the Moral of Jack Schaefer's Shane and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens            In Jack Schaefer's novel Shane, Jack Schaefer states his opinion on peoples ability to change.  Shane says to Bob, "A man is what he is, Bob, and there's no breaking the mold."  Jack Scaefer supports this quote by making Shane return to his old method of dealing with problems.  When Shane first arrived he was dessed in all black.  Shane later tells the Starrett family thatr he was a gunfighter in his past.  Later in the novel you can tell that Shane is to avoid his past, Shane begins to dress in colors besides black and he also tries to handle problems verbally rather than physically.  Shane tries very hard to prevent having to return to his violent past.  Shane keeps to himself a lot too, Shane does not like disscusing his past with anybody, as if he were ashamed.  When confrtont Shane  Stark Wilson, Shane tries to give Stark Wilson a chance out, Shane gives Stark wilson a chance to walk away, but Stark Wilson refuses.  Since Stark Wilson insited on fighting Joe Starrett Shane is forced to go back to his violent past.  Shane dresses back up in his all black clothes, just as he wore when he first arrived.  Shane grabed his gun and met Stark Wilson for the final showdown.  By having Shane return to solving problems with a gun, Jack Schefer implies that a man can not changed, there is no breaking the mold....   [tags: Jack Schaefer, Charles Dickens] 799 words
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A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth - A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth This week I’m reviewing a film that was not hugely publicized, Primer. I’ll be telling you whether it’s a must see cult film to be or whether the film wasn’t publicized for a good reason. Basic run down of the story is that a group of amateur inventors who want to create something more than the simple low profit creations they have come up with so far. They create a machine which slows down or speeds up time of the space inside it. After discovering this ‘device’ the group uses this to travel, a few hours at a go, through time....   [tags: Papers] 489 words
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Heroes in Western Film - Heroes in Western Film In the genre of western films, the hero plays a key role. Humanity portrays civilization overcoming the hostile country (Miller 66). In many films the American civil war is over, and people have turned their attention to more constructive pursuits. Battling nature to progress America's future, rather than each other. In between this wild country, fraught with danger and corruption lies the role of the hero. A hero is an individual with exceptional skills and through his abilities is able to rid a stricken town of the corrupt elements within....   [tags: Papers] 1549 words
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The Dark Avengers - Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; tall, dark, handsome, ugly, astute, or mentally handicapped, and Shane is no exception. He rode into their lives with temperance and vigor, and left a legacy behind. How does one deal with a shady business man who is hell bent on wanted and willful destruction of freedom. Brute force has always been the heroes approach. Shane rode into a small town in Wyoming and met a family, who with all their respect needed a hero. Both of the stories that I will tell, including Shane’s and the story of Tombstone had their similarities, and also had their differences....   [tags: Literary Review ] 1468 words
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Individualism in Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," Zalman King's "In God's Hands" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" - Individualism in Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," Zalman King's "In God's Hands" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" Every society has certain values and generally accepted ways of living that are considered normal. These principles are what keep societies organized and orderly. Conforming to these principles, however, is not necessarily the road to happiness for every individual. The main character, Shane, in In God’s Hands, Sonny, in Sonny’s Blues, and the speaker in The Road Not Taken, all choose not to live by what is considered normal, or popular, and are able to find happiness by living as individuals....   [tags: Frost Road King Hands Baldwin Blues Essays] 930 words
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Who Is The Hero - Shane, WHO IS THE HERO. Movies have evolved a great deal since the days when a couple fighting scenes and a small love story satisfied audiences. Today movie plots are much more complicated and have much more action, thanks to modern day technologies. Although these new technologies seem to make movies increasingly complicated, some crucial roles in movies will never change. One thing that has remained constant in the film industry is the role of the hero. No matter what the genera of the film and or when the film was made the hero’s always share similar characteristics and are put through similar series of tests to prove their heroism....   [tags: essays research papers] 1109 words
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Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology - Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology ABSTRACT: In the Apology, Socrates proves to be the master teacher (1) of Athens in the way that he invites the city to overcome its "cognitive shame." Psychologist and teacher Paul Shane contends that much of the learning process begins in shame. (2) Shane defines shame in this way: Shame is the feeling of being exposed and wanting to hide one's nakedness. It is related to ego-ideal. One has a conception of self, an image of what one can be, and the feeling of shame is experienced in not having achieved a desired and attainable goal, in lacking something, in being inadequate....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Apology Plato Essays]
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Commercialization of University Technology - ... Since many business leaders are not aware of how TTOs works and what academic innovations are available to them. Sprinkle (2006) points out that this problem can be solved, if TTOs get registered with networks like brigade (www.iBridgeNetwork.org) to alert industry partners. The last stage comes is finding the modes of technology transfer to industrial partners and defining its mechanisms. The research products of a university are rarely suitable for direct exploitation as commercial products or services in the market (Rogers, 2003)....   [tags: Technology, Bayh-Dole Act] 1244 words
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Steven Hatfill: Innocent, Yet Accused - The most devastating result of the 2001 anthrax attacks is the lack of consequences for those persons responsible. There has not been enough evidence discovered or presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI, to adequately declare exactly who is responsible for the anthrax attacks. Regardless, there has been great speculation around a man named Steven Hatfill, and a large portion of the American society has placed the blame for the attacks on his shoulders. By dispelling contradictory proof, dissecting evidence, and examining other possible solutions, Steven Hatfill can be proven innocent of any links to the 2001 anthrax attacks....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Anthrax] 1062 words
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Wrestlemania 15 - Wrestlemania 15, outside of the main event, a surprise HBK appearance, and Triple H's infamous heel turn, is really one of the biggest disappointments. The attitude era was great no doubt about it, but a lot of the wrestling entertainment here, seems to be non existent. I cannot stand Michael Cole either, I have always found him to be, a mediocre announcer, so I was really happy, that J.R got to announce the main event. Wrestlemania 15 is memorable though for me, because Stone Cold Steve Austin, and The Rock are my two favorite wrestlers of all time, and seeing them put on one of the greatest brawling clinics in wrestlemania history, was fabulous....   [tags: Entertainment] 765 words
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WWF Review - Survivor Series 1999 is memorable for a lot of things, but not many of them good. When was the last time you heard a crowd yell "Boring" during a Kurt Angle match?. The running over Austin storyline was well done, but The whole Big Show experiment turned out to be a failure, The Rock or Triple H should have went over here. 1999 was exciting a lot of the time, but also way overbooked at times, and this event proves it. Your hosts are. Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross. The Godfather, D'Lo Brow&The Head Bangers Vs The Dudley Boys&The Acolytes....   [tags: Television Review] 845 words
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The Poor by Choice Phenomenon - ... After goodbyes to family and friends – whom she would never see again – she embarked on a life committed to poverty. Thinking not of herself, but those whom she sought to serve, Agnes spent the rest of her life with sparse material possessions and virtually no money. Over the course of time, working in concert with her extraordinary passion, her limited resources multiplied with international impact. Today, most know Agnes as Mother Teresa of Calcutta. (Mother Teresa biography, 2011) However, poverty by choice is not reserved for antiquity, nor the Nobel Peace Prize winners alone; modern and relatable examples are rising up around the world....   [tags: Religion]
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Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald - Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald On Wednesday February 12 of 1890 F. Scott Fitzgerald's parents were married in Washington D.C. Six years later on September 24, 1896 Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born at his home 481 Laurel Ave. in St. Paul, Minnesota. His two infant older sisters had died from a violent influenza so that by the time Fitzgerald came along Mollie Fitzgerald had become the proverbial nightmare that known as an overprotective mother. Fitzgerald's mother was no traditional mother though, for she was known for her eccentricities....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany - Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany       Some call it Ireland. Others instead choose to call it the Holy Ground. In the end, it doesn't matter which name is used to refer to the Emerald Isle. To those with Irish heritage, the mere mention of Ireland is enough to evoke many emotions: pride, happiness, nationalism, anger, just to name a few. They feel strongly about the country. It is not just the place where they were born. Love it or hate it, it is home. Dermot Bolger explores the feelings of two Irish in his plays The Holy Ground and In High Germany....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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COACH K - The emotions Mike Krzyzewski displays on the courtare the hallmarks of any college basketball coach.His angry stare from the bench seems to sear referees. A snarl of disgust from the Duke leader gets his team back in line, and fast.showed a softer side. He cried. From those tears sprang a new beginning. Duke’s loss to Connecticut in the NCAAchampionship game no longer mattered. The stunning departure of five players, three of those leaving early for the NBAdraft, became distant memories. His physical pain became an afterthought on that April day when, recovering from hip-replacement surgery, ChrisCarrawell, Shane Battier and Nate James paid a visit to his home....   [tags: essays research papers] 809 words
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Duke basketball - Duke Basketball If you want to talk about success stories, Duke basketball is the one to talk about. This miracle didn't just happen overnight, it took time. Krzyzewski became coach in 1980-81 with not a lot of talent. He makes big moves in recruiting in 1982. Some of the people he recruited included Johnny Dawkins, Mark Alarie, David Henderson, Jay Bilas and Weldon Williams. People looked at this new and approved team as one of the nations best team. This started the miracle the still lives on today....   [tags: essays research papers] 1426 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications In today's business world, companies are increasingly outsourcing to improve profitability and productivity. Global Communication was no exception to that. But in the process the company has faced many challenges and makes tough choices to remain competitive in the telecommunication industry. First the paper will identify the issues and opportunities the management deal while implementing the global strategy. Then the paper would identify the stakeholder's rights, values and interest and ethical dilemma arising out of it....   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1980 words
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Wrestlemania 17 - Wrestlemania 17 is a Wrestlemania for the ages, and one that in my opinion, could never be outdone. Brilliantly booked, complete unpredictability, so many wonderful surprises, along with numerous classics, make this the ultimate Wrestlemania. The crowd is huge, very loud, and incredibly atmospheric. Matches. WWF Intercontinental Championship William Regal Vs Chris Jericho|C|. Big pop for Jericho. The perfect way to start an opener, with one of the most popular superstars, and a great unique competitor in Regal....   [tags: Film Review] 809 words
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Torture in the United States - ... Some people may find the idea of Manning sharing government secrets reprehensible; however, his crime should have no bearing on his treatment while in prison. He is still a human being and at the very least, this should earn him the right to remain free of torture. Some may argue that the treatment of Private Manning hardly falls under the category of torture but forced nudity is in fact a form of psychological torture because it causes humiliation to the victim. The Washington Monthly published an article titled “No Torture....   [tags: Human Rights ]
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The Renaissance: The Impact of Traditional Medicine - ... “Jean Riolan of Paris declared that if dissection had proved Galen wrong, it was because nature had over the centuries changed” (Shane 36). Opposition towards changing how medicine was practiced was widespread through both the religious communities and some physicians, yet they could not argue against the facts. “Knowledge advanced through the scientific method - conducting experiments, collecting observations, reaching conclusions” (“The Rise of Scientific Medicine: The Renaissance” 2011). Had these discoveries and research not been made, medicine would not be as advanced or helpful as it is today....   [tags: Health Care / History]
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Duke Players in NBA - Mike Krzyzweski has sent the most players to the NBA in the past 15 years. As a matter of fact he has 15 ex-Blue Devils in the NBA. Danny Ferry was the first his players to graduate to the NBA. In 1989 he was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers, and in 2003 helped the San Antonio Spurs win a NBA title. Christian Laettner was second in line, he was drafted 3rd overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1992, and recently retired in 2005 with the Miami Heat. Laettner wasn?t the only player from the 1992 championship team to branch off into the NBA Grant Hill came right behind him in 1994, when he became the 3rd overall pick in the NBA draft, after being drafted by the Detroit Pistons he was traded to the Orlando Magic, and still plays with them....   [tags: essays research papers] 539 words
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The Boxer Oscar De La Hoya - “Whatever comes next for me, as far as boxing is concerned, I have no regrets. I would never change what I've accomplished and the history I've made.” (Oscar De La Hoya). This quote was said by the one and only Oscar De La Hoya, the man who I chose to write about. Oscar was born in Los Angeles, CA on February 4, 1973. His nationality is American from a Mexican origin and comes from a boxing family. His nickname was “The Golden Boy”. I chose Oscar De La Hoya, because he is the greatest boxer known to man....   [tags: sports, Oscar De La Hoya, ] 558 words
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Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Adulthood - Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Adulthood Child abuse is a serious issue in today's society. Many people have been victims of child abuse. There are three forms of child abuse: physical, emotional, and sexual. Many researchers believe that sexual abuse is the most detremental of the three. A middle-aged adult who is feeling depressed will probably not relate it back to his childhood, but maybe he should. The short-term effects of childhood sexual abuse have been proven valid, but now the question is, do the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse affect middle-aged adults....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Fun Should be the Focus of Youth Sports - Fun Should be the Focus of Youth Sports      Over the last two decades the growth of youth sports has reflected the popularity of professional sports in our society. To a foreign observer of the American culture we appear to be a sport's obsessed society. Sporting events and news are available to us twenty-four hours a day on television and radio; sports are an enormous industry. In 1995 it was determined that the sporting industry generated 85 billion dollars worth of business. It is now estimated that by the year 2005 the sporting industry will be worth more than 150 billion dollars, making one of the top ten industries in the U.S....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]
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