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Death and We Real Cool - Death and We Real Cool "The sluggard’s craving will be the death of him, because his hands refuse to work" (Proverbs 21:25). The Bible makes a very clear statement in this passage as to how being lazy can be the cause of one’s death. "We Real Cool" is about seven African-American high school dropouts who want everybody else to think that they are cool. These teenagers explain how they stay out late playing pool, fighting, sinning and drinking. Though they think they have everybody else fooled, they know themselves that the destructive behavior they are taking part in will lead to their death....   [tags: We Real Cool Essays Gwendolyn Brooks Bible]
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Gwendolyn Brooks' We Real Cool - Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool" The poem 'We Real Cool' by Gwendolyn Brooks is a stream of the thoughts of poor inner city African-Americans who have adopted a hoodlum lifestyle. Though many can have different interpretations of this poem, it is fair to look at the life and career or the works and influences of Gwendolyn Brooks. The life and art of the black American poet, Gwendolyn Brooks, began on June 7, 1917 when she was born in Topeka, Kansas. She was the first child of Keziah Corine Wims and David Anderson Brooks....   [tags: Gwendolyn Brooks Real Cool Poem Poet Essays] 1359 words
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The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks' We Real Cool - The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool" "We Real Cool" is a short, yet powerful poem by Gwendolyn Brooks that sends a life learning message to its reader. The message Brooks is trying to send is that dropping out of school and roaming the streets is in fact not "cool" but in actuality a dead end street. Brooks conveys her message in an ironic manner, which is presented in the title of the poem. Before actually reading the 10 line poem the first thing that grabs the reader's attention is the title....   [tags: Poetry Poems Brooks We Real Cool Poem Essays] 550 words
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The Black Counter-Culture in We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks - The Black Counter-Culture in "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks After reading the poem "We Real Cool," by Gwendolyn Brooks, most people think that Brooks is making an ironic statement. Most will read the poem and think that Brooks is being sarcastic by using simple language and in the end asserting that the seven pool players will die soon, or more broadly that all who speak in this manner will die soon. No doubt some people will see Brooks' statement "We/Left school" as the beginning of her disapproval of a lack of an education, and that the lines of the poem represent the thoughts or statements of the pool players....   [tags: Gwendolyn Brooks We Real Cool Essays] 2020 words
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You're Not Cool at All - While all the other children are in school learning, and being; for the most part, obedient and civil youngsters , the seven dropouts “being cool” at the golden shovel in the story “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks do not realize the amount of damage their doing to their futures by living the lifestyles they do. The work is a condensed yet concise statement on the recklessness of youth who are like cars without brakes in the frenzy of youth. They do not anticipate an accident awaiting them in their uncontrolled life....   [tags: We Real Cool, Gwendolyn Brooks] 767 words
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We Real Cool - Introduction “We Real Cool,” perhaps Brooks’ single best-known poem, subjects a similarly representative experience to an intricate technical and thematic scrutiny, at once loving and critical. The poem is only twenty-four words long, including eight repetitions of the word “we.” It is suggestive that the subtitle of “We Real Cool” specifies the presence of only seven pool players at the “Golden Shovel.” The eighth “we” suggests that poet and reader share, on some level, the desperation of the group-voice that Brooks transmits....   [tags: Poetic Analysis]
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We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks - ... Their lack of education is displayed in the poor quality of their speech. Lack of education leads to lack of employment. Ultimately resulting in an unfulfilling life (or in a more dramatic light), equivalent to death. It warns the reader that dropping out of school has long term consequences. The poem continues by listing the outlandish activities that these character amerce themselves in. Brooks writes that the boys "lurk late". My mother always told me that nothing good ever happens after midnight....   [tags: poem analysis] 543 words
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We Real Cool a Poem by Gwendoly Brooks - We Real Cool “We Real Cool” is a poem that was written by poet Gwendolyn Brooks in the year of 1959. This poem states that the black young people in the United States went through to make a clear definition of themselves and tried to seek their values in the late fifties and early sixties, young kids knowing they are different from the society, so they started their abandonment from a young age, they give up school because they know they cannot be accept as other white kids, they were caught in things as rape, murder and robbery because that's the only thing the now to express their anger....   [tags: black young boys, native language]
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We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks: A Message for Troubled Youth - ... This poem is about the lives of seven teenagers and the consequences surrounding the risky lifestyle they have chosen to live. “We Real Cool” has four stanzas, each one being a two-line couplet. Like most traditional couplets it has end rhyme (We/We), but also has internal rhyme (cool/school, late/straight). The poem reads: The pool players. Seven at the Golden Shovel. We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz june. We Die soon. The poem starts off with the epigraph, “The pool players....   [tags: teenagers, lifestyle, poetic devices] 760 words
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The Inspiring Rhyme of Gwendolyn Brooks - In “We Real Cool,” by Gwendolyn Brooks, one can almost visualize a cool cat snapping his fingers to the beat, while she is reading this hip poem. Her powerful poem uses only a few descriptive words to conjure up a gang of rebellious teens. Brooks employs a modern approach to the English language and her choice of slang creates a powerful jazz mood. All of the lines are very short and the sound on each stop really pops. Brooks uses a few rhymes to craft an effective sound and image of the life she perceives....   [tags: Literary Analysis, We Real Cool] 773 words
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Analysis of We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks - Poetry Essay “We Real Cool”, Gwendolyn Brooks The poem “We Real Cool” is a very powerful poem, although expressed with very few words. To me, this poem describes the bottom line of the well known “ghetto life”. It describes the desperate and what they need, other than the usual what they want, money. Without actually telling us all about the seven young men, it does tell us about them. The poem tells of the men’s fears, their ambitions, and who they think they are, versus who they really are. The poem begins with the word “We”, which is the only line in the poem that begins in this such manor, although the word “we” is repeated six more times throughout the poem....   [tags: essays research papers] 533 words
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Poet, Gwendolyn Brooks Uses Social Issues to Connect with the Reader in “Fight First, Then Fiddle” and “We Real Cool” - ... The phrase that she used was “ We Real cool”. I felt that the author focused cultural references such as language to catch the attention of the youth within the African American communities. Brooks wrote “We would skip school, yeah we real cool.” identifying that it is a young crowd because they are skipping school and chanting “We Real Cool.” I figured the characters she is talking about are younger because as an adult you often do not refer to being “cool” and skipping school and going to play pool....   [tags: culture, consequences, mistakes]
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To Accept and Define Death - The word “death” is unique. In fact, we can imply both peaceful and horrific in it. Moreover, death definitely has a powerful message that nobody is ever prepared for it. We are not only unprepared at the loss of beloved one, but also the loss of our own life. The fear of death is related to the uncertainty of what follows death since nobody comes back to tell of an afterlife. Based on national polling in 1997, “Heaven is not just in your mind: It's a real place”, says 88 percent of a national sample of adults interviewed by Opinion Dynamics for Fox News....   [tags: fear, uncertainty, We Real Cool, poetry, symbolism]
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She Seemed Like a Cool Chick - She told me she worked as a Senior Tax Accountant at a major company and that she graduated from a small university in the mid-west. She seemed like a real cool chick, she was flirty and keep touching me, so I knew what was up. She said she wanted to see me later though because she had an early morning and asked for my number. I like that she turned it on me, normally I asked for the number, but this was cool too. I gave her my number and asked for hers as she stood up she looked at me and said, “If I call you than you will have my number.” She gave me a million dollar smile, winked at me and walked away....   [tags: personal narrative] 804 words
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Superheros of Hope: Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke - Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke are different men on the same mission. Despite their separate approaches, they stand for the same thing: reform and hope. Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke come across differently, by their actions, their positions, and their affiliation to the other prisoners. As the new warden of the prison, Brubaker could have been seen as just another person trying to inflict suffering and punishment onto the prisoners. Luke, being the new guy, is easily just another Newcock. The difference between these men and all the others is the hope of a better tomorrow....   [tags: filmography, 1960's movies]
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New York Real Estate Market - How would you react if someone had told you on the streets of Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, “Make a wish, and your wish will turn into reality?” If luck by chance you had wished for owning a property at Gateway Plaza, a high-rise apartment complex on Battery Park City; your wish is just 1 millimeters apart. Inside the article, by Daniel Trotta, “Buyers rejoice: Manhattan home prices finally fall,” Trotta stated Manhattan brokers kept on stating prices are going up, while the prices were actually going down....   [tags: Real Estate] 1153 words
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Tips for Saving Fuel by Keeping the Vehicle Cool - Keeping your car cool is one of the preferred ways through which you can save fuel. There are various car accessories available in the market which can be installed for less utilization of resources. The need to keep the car radiator cool is to avoid gasket exploding and overheating issues. Overheating of car engine can cause various problems which can empty your wallet. Handling out your car in certain manner will yield good result. Follow of certain tips will help a lot in keeping the engine cool....   [tags: auto, car] 896 words
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Resistance to Power in Cool Hand Luke, Afterschool, and The Matrix - Throughout the semester, we have watched three films all in which there has been some sort of resistance to power. Cool Hand Luke, directed by Stuart Rosenberg in 1967, was a movie in which the main character, Luke, played by Paul Newman, has been forced to conform to a life in prison. Afterschool, directed by Antonio Campus, is about a boy named Robert, played by Ezra Miller, who is a sophomore in a prep school who happened to catch two girls overdosing on video. The Matrix, directed by Andy Wachowski in 1999, is about a guy named Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, who is a computer programmer by day and a hacker by night....   [tags: prison, control, resistance]
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Pop Culture Isn't Cool - Pop Culture Isn't Cool From my point of view, Great pop music is an oxymoron. These days' people look to the media for the answer to everything, including what music to listen to, or in most cases what music to play in the back round. I'm not saying all pop fans are closed minded to the point where they listen to the music genre that is currently trendy in hopes of it helping them position themselves socially. I'm also not denying the fact, people like that are out there. In most cases, I think people listen to pop because for some reason they're not involved in another music scene, so it's all they know exists....   [tags: Papers] 592 words
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Zombies are real! - have you ever wondered if zombies were real. Or are they just another object to kill in video games. People can turn into zombies if they don't get enough sleep at night. Lifestyle, health, and the environment can all cause someone to have insomnia. A person’s environment will affect his or her sleep. The amount of stress someone is carrying, the temperature, and lighting all contribute to the sleeping environment. “Concerns about work, school, health or family can keep a person’s mind active at night, making it difficult to sleep....   [tags: Stress, Sleep Patterns, Insomnia]
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The Use of Features of Real Speech to Create Humour - The Use of Features of Real Speech to Create Humour Introduction Features of real speech such as hesitation, fillers, pauses and false starts are not common features in scripted material. The main reason for this is that, in real life, these features serve the purpose of giving the speaker time to think about what they are saying before they continue talking. In scripted material this is rarely necessary because characters are only expected to say things that are relevant to the story in some way....   [tags: Papers] 796 words
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What is Real? - It has become aparent to me in the past few months that most people are not really thinkers. Most who read this essay will be lost, and will not comprehend many of the theories I adress. I cannot begin to understand why, but most people are not even the least bit curious about what in our lives is real. From where I stand right now, I know or believe to know certain things. I believe that this pencil is real. I believe this note book is real. I believe the people in this park are real. But, how can I know this....   [tags: Expository Essay] 435 words
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Facebook Friends: How Many Do I Need To Be Cool? - If you don't have a Facebook account, you are a loser; either that or you live on a different planet. Facebook has over one billion active monthly users(Fowler). Facebook is one of the largest social networking websites in which “members…craft an image of themselves as they would like to be seen” by others (Reardon). You create a profile in which you share your favorite books, movies, music, quotes and any additional information you want with the world, all complete with your personal picture, birthday, relationship status, religious views and political affiliation....   [tags: Social Media, Social Networking 2014]
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Loving Classical Art (Before It Was Cool) - We all miss the old days, and this fact has no exceptions. This longing is the reason we throw 90’s parties. I for one wonder what happened to the music in last 20 years that brought us from perfect music like REM and Pearl Jam to some awkward noise like Justin Bieber. In fact, such confusion and admiration for the past that people experience these days resemble the feelings of the people and the artists in the 18th century, including artists like Jean-Marc Nattier who painted Terpsichore, the Muse of Music and Dance (1739), and Sir Joshua Reynolds who painted Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces (1765)....   [tags: Art Analysis ]
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How to Receive Maximum Return on a Distressed Real Estate Purchase - Nowadays, economic predictions in any sector of the economy are difficult to make under conditions of the globalized economy when a political conflict or environmental disaster may trigger new waves of economic crises and slow down the general development of a country. While some sectors of the economy might be less influenced by crises or are easier to be revitalized, the real estate sector is the one that needs long-term stability and clear predictability in the field. Although the current recession is not a one-day issue, the real estate sector has benefits for investing in both short- and long-term perspectives....   [tags: Real Estate ]
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A Plan to Invest in Real Estate Despite the Recession - The Great Recession has shuffled the deck of playing cards. Seasoned investors and first-time home buyers alike have been hit – and hit hard. The challenging and volatile real estate market has created a flood of distressed asset sales all across the nation. However, the flipside to the coin of disaster and distress is almost always opportunity. Now that I have acquired $150,000 in cash to purchase distressed real estate, my detailed strategy below outlines exactly how I will personally benefit, and perhaps more importantly, how the community I invest in will benefit....   [tags: Real Estate, Economics]
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The King of Cool - Over the years, Hollywood had great and memorable actors. Some of them were tough guys, some rebellious, and some performed their own stunts on screen. Steve McQueen was one of those actors. Known as “The King of Cool”, he performed most of his own stunts in his movies as well as participated in auto and motorcycle racing. Steve McQueen was born Terence Stephen McQueen on March 24, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana (Encyclopedia Britannica). His father was a stunt pilot for a flying circus who left McQueen and his mother at an early age (Turner Classic Movies)....   [tags: hollywood, actors, Steve Mqueen]
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The Cool Constellation of Orion - ... Betelgeuse is the second brightest star in Orion (and the 8th brightest star in the sky) with an apparent magnitude of 0.43. There are also many other stars in Orion. These stars include: Bellatrix, with an apparent magnitude of 0.43, Mintaka, with an apparent magnitude of 0.18, Alnilam, with an apparent magnitude of 1.68, Alnitak, with an apparent magnitude of 1.7, and Saiph with an apparent magnitude of 2.06. Orion’s bordering constellations are Monoceros, Gemini, Taurus, Lepus, and Eridanus....   [tags: northern hemishphere, myths, stars] 564 words
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Nonconformity in "Cool Hand Luke" - Mahatmas Ghandi, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the South Africans all have used disobedience in order to change an unjust norm or law(s). The most common form of disobedience which have been used in history is to simply not obey the officials of higher authority and protest in order to get the point across. These protests have been successful because of the mass numbers of supporters but also because they set out to change an unjust rule or norms. In the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke featuring Paul Newman, Lucas (Luke) has been sent to jail for "beheading" parking meters while intoxicated....   [tags: Film Review] 1188 words
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The Movie Cool Hand Luke - ... He escapes the prison but is eventually brought back. The guards and warden break Luke’s will by having him shovel a ditch out, refill it and shovel it out again. Beating him while he does this, he eventually breaks and they let him be. He decides to try to escape again and Dragline comes with him. In the end the warden and guards arrive and they shoot Luke. Instead of taking Luke to the hospital they take him back to prison where they know he will die without help. Two moral dilemmas would be, firstly equal treatment punishments to simple crime and serious crime, secondly bad treatment of prisoners that is inhumane....   [tags: film review] 999 words
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Theological Symbolism in "Cool Hand Luke" - In the 1967 prison film Cool Hand Luke, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, there are many examples of theological symbolism and religious themes. Most of the symbolism alludes to Jesus Christ, which is often utilized in film to add depth to the protagonist in the story. Such Christ figure symbolism can also be seen in films such as the 1999 hit The Matrix and the original Star Wars film (1977). Along with these visual suggestions, there are also thematic elements that underlie Cool Hand Luke which involve Biblical allusions and metaphysical questions....   [tags: Film Critique] 1336 words
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