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Danger and Excitement in Speed - Danger and Excitement in Speed The film speed was released in 1994. It was directed by Jan de Bont. The film is titled speed for a good reason, the film never lets up in its suspense. The stars in the film are Keanu Reeves who played the part of Jack Tavern who is the hero in the film. Dennis Hopper plays the role of a nasty villain called Howard Payne. The genre of speed is action and adventure and in such films, the things we expect to see are explosions, suspense and tension, combat, car chases, jeopardy, guns, acceleration, love interest, special effects, technology and the sense that a good person is going to overcome an evil person....   [tags: Papers] 769 words
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Excitement Created in the Opening Sequences of James Bond Films - Excitement Created in the Opening Sequences of James Bond Films Introduction If we closely examine the opening scenes of many Bond films, we are very likely to find the following: Þ Action Þ Stunts Þ Use of high technology/gadgets Þ Exotic setting Þ Women Þ Appropriate camera positioning Þ Professional looking, (dark coloured) choice of clothing Þ Weapons Þ Fighting and killing Þ Music resembling what is actually going on in the background Þ Showing how quick James Bond uses his brain, and how well he gets himself out of dangerous situations....   [tags: Papers] 981 words
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Dramatic Excitement in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge - Dramatic Excitement in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge In this essay I am going to analyse the scene at the end of Act 1 of 'A View from the Bridge' and demonstrate how Arthur Miller, the best playwright of his time makes it dramatically exciting. I am also going to be writing about the three most important dramatic devices used by Arthur Miller which are use of the narrator, (Alfieri) dialogue and stage directions. Arthur Miller starts off by showing us that Alfieri is a lawyer and is going to have the job of a narrator in the play....   [tags: Papers] 1376 words
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Romeo and Juliet 's Theme of Youth and Excitement Rather than Sentimental Love - Romeo and Juliet 's Theme of Youth and Excitement Rather than Sentimental Love Although scenes of youth and excitement do exist, I totally disagree with the critics. I believe the play consists of sentimental love between Romeo and Juliet and that the scenes of youth and excitement are used only to implement tragedy. I will now back up my opinion with evidence and quotes from the play. To begin with, the first fight occurs between the servants, this serves to inform the audience of the feud and prepares us for the fight scene in Act 3 Scene1....   [tags: Papers] 575 words
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William Shakespeare's Creation of Interest and Excitement for the Audience in Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare's Creation of Interest and Excitement for the Audience in Romeo and Juliet In this scene Shakespeare uses a variety of methods to increase the audience's interest of the play. Shakespeare also creates a very dramatic story in this scene which is exciting for the audience in itself. Ultimately the events in this particular part of the play, will contribute to the eventual the deaths of the two main characters - Romeo and Juliet. The first speech is Benvolio telling Mercutio that if they don't go home they will meet the Capulets who are out on that day....   [tags: Papers] 876 words
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Excitement and Suspense in Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Excitement and Suspense in Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In this assignment, I'm studying the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. I'm looking at Act 1 Scene 5. Where Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. This play was written between 1593 and 1596. The story is about two rival families in Verona, each family has a child each, Juliet and Romeo. These young people meet accidentally and fall in love. They marry in secret, without parent's acknowledgement or consent....   [tags: Papers] 668 words
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Drama and Excitement in the Opening Scene of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Lurhmann - Drama and Excitement in the Opening Scene of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Lurhmann Romeo and Juliet is directed by Baz Lurhmann and was produced in 1997 .In the opening scene of the film is set in a petrol station . The Montague boys and the Capulet boys happen to meet each other and a quarrel ensues and this leads to a big gun battle accompanied by western music that adds humour to the scene. The techniques the Luhrmann uses are lighting ,camera angles , setting and different aspects of mis en scene to create drama and excitement for the audience....   [tags: Papers] 1042 words
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The Way Shakespeare Creates Tension and Excitement in Act 1 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet - The Way Shakespeare Creates Tension and Excitement in Act 1 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet In act 1 scene 4, Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio make their way to the Capulet house, determined that they will not apologise for attending the Capulet party uninvited and consider staying only briefly. Mercutio is telling rude and offensive jokes trying to lighten up the mood, while Romeo is still going on about his only love Rosaline. On the way to the Capulet house Romeo looks anxiously into the future and has a sign of death....   [tags: Papers] 487 words
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Explorations of Modernity and Excitement in Two Poems: The Teachers and In Mrs. Tilscher's Class - Poems- ‘The Teachers’ and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ I am going to be comparing two poems, ‘The Teachers’ by Liz Lochhead and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ by Carol Ann Duffy. The two poems talk about the same thing, which is teachers, but in different ways and the way that the poems' structures are created for the reader. Both the poems recall parts of their school days and talk about memories of teachers they once had. Carol Ann Duffy talks about her fond memories of a teacher she once had, saying about how playful her school day was, she uses ‘skittle of milk’ to describe the joy of being able to have milk, also, she relates many parts of the poems to toys, including her teacher, ‘Mrs Tilscher’, who made many of their lessons more playful and at the end of the day it would leave her happy....   [tags: poem analysis, poetry, poem comparison] 1528 words
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Investigating Why Younger People Supported the Nazis - Investigating Why Younger People Supported the Nazis Young people supported the Nazis because of the excitement and activities. However there were other reasons, which attracted young people into supporting the Nazis, I will explain these in my essay. I agree with the statement 'the most important reason why young people supported the Nazis was the excitement and the activities'. The youths took part in many activities such as marching, signalling, fixing bikes, collecting scrap metal etc… There was a large emphasis on sport and fitness, this built up teamwork....   [tags: Papers] 740 words
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Act.I Sc.V ========== Act I Scene V is a very exciting and dramatic scene in the play. I am going to comment on the way that William Shakespeare makes this scene engaging for the audience. This scene takes place at the Capulet household. It is the moment when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. Also it is where Tybalt recognizes Romeo, this adds tension and excitement to the scene. Then when Romeo and Juliet discover that each are from feuding families, they are both distraught....   [tags: Papers] 1272 words
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Frost's Desert Places - Desert Places      In the poem Desert Places by Robert Frost, the author describes the scenery in which he came across with. It was on a winter day, and the day was turning into a night. As he went across a field, he saw that the ground was almost all covered in snow. But then he noticed a few weeds and stubble on the ground.      On the first line, Frost talks about how the night falling fast. This is referring to how fast Frost felt concerning time, which went by fast in real life. At the end of the line, Frost added two simple words which seems to add a sense of desperation, or even a sense of hopelessness, to the whole idea of time going by fast....   [tags: Robert Frost Poem Poetry essays research papers] 507 words
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Teenage Crush - Butterflies. Daydreaming. Embarrassment. Stumbling of words. Excitement. Sweaty hands. Shyness. Thrill. Confusing signs. Giggles. Blushing. Crush. A crush is generally a term used for children or even more often, teenagers. It is typically a small infatuation with another person that seems to be more important than it actually is. Teenagers develop a lot of different emotions when experiencing a crush. Usually, they become somewhat shy around that person and begin to get nervous. Many people mistake the term “crush” for love or something along the lines of love....   [tags: Relationships] 502 words
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Auto Racing - Auto Racing      It's another Sunday and the auto racing community is getting ready for the green flag to drop. Thousands of people travel hundreds of miles to go to the track, while millions stay home to watch the event on television. The sport of auto racing is the fastest growing spectator sport today. Nascar, NHRA (drag racing), CART, and The Indy Racing League are some of the biggest auto racing events in the world. Every racing style has the element of excitement, sadness, greed, and violence....   [tags: Expository Descriptive Sport Entertainment Essays] 623 words
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Dona Flor And Her Two Husbands - Western world convention dictates, primarily through religious teachings, that a marriage should be comprised of one male and one female. Polygamy is legal in some countries, under Islamic law, and in some African nations. Based upon their religious and cultural foundations, the system of polygamist marriages has stood successfully for centuries in those countries. In Western culture, there have been attempts to establish polygamist groups, primarily based upon differing religious viewpoints; however, most of these have not been able to withstand the pressure applied by the religious and cultural majority....   [tags: essays research papers] 966 words
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Romance - Fear Of Death Gives An Aphrodisic Like Effect - There are many ideals related to romance, including such things as love, excitement, violence, fear and commonly war. This is presented in such texts such as the ‘Trojan war’ where men are fighting for the love of a woman. In Romeo and Juliet where Romeo is excited by fear of the Capulets, or in ‘My Sweet old Etcetera’ where the soldier is thinking of his lady rather than of the ensuing battle. Thus it is evident that romance is commonly related to violence, danger, and fear of death (particularly in the young) often giving the effect of a potent aphrodisiac....   [tags: essays research papers] 1078 words
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The Roaring 1920's - The Roaring 1920's Roaring can be defined as a time of prosperity, happiness and excitement. It is a positive change. The 1920s were roaring for some people in America but not for everyone. The main reasons why the 1920s was not roaring for everyone in the U.S was discrimination and prohibition. For these people the 1920's were roaring. ====================================================================== Cities in America were roaring in the 1920s. In cities there were well paid jobs therefore people who lived in cities benefited from the better paid jobs....   [tags: Papers] 1408 words
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Importance Of Being Earnest - Love equals Excitement Mr. Algernon "I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact" (Norton 2180). Through this statement and others in The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde creates a mockery and joke of the most sacred tradition in society; marriage....   [tags: Oscar Wilde] 1086 words
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Pyromaniac - Pyromaniac A secret label, hushed and never talked about, has followed my name since I was born; “Pyro,” pyromaniac that is. Fascination with fire, the uncontrollable impulse to start fires, has been circulating in my blood from the first day I was born. Smelting heat and flames would spark my attention no matter what my surroundings. Candle lit dinner tables, switch flick colorful lighters, lit cigarette butts and burning matches. Oh matches. How I love them. The smell of gasoline has always been a heavenly scent, burning paper and bonfire parties are two of my other favorites....   [tags: Personal Narratives Fire Essays] 1038 words
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The American Civil War - The American Civil War The American Civil War emanated feelings of joy, exuberance, and glory, yet it substantiated loneliness, destruction, and death. In the antebellum South, nationalism and pride forged a new path, and society saw soldiers as heroic actors and war as their stage. While these actors played out their roles, the audience, the world, could see that their stage did not make them heroes, but war deprived them of body and soul. In Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier develops this excitement and progression to hardship in both Ada and Inman’s journeys....   [tags: American History]
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Sexual Behavior - Who would of ever thought that I would be writhing a paper on the negative consequences of having to much sex. Never the less its true sex can actually ruin ones life. Sex can become compulsive, Like most behaviors, sex can be taken to its obsessive & compulsive extremes. Sexual obsessions & compulsions are recurrent, distressing & interfere with daily functioning. Many people suffer with these problems but finding consensus about them among sexual scientists or treatment professionals is not easy....   [tags: Sex Sexuality ] 1787 words
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Free Essay on Homer's Odyssey: Penelope and Odysseus - Homer's Odyssey: Penelope and Odysseus Homer revealed the characters' inner thoughts to add to the suspense that builds up in books 19 and 20 of The Odyssey. Some question whether Odysseus was recognized by Penelope and if this helped to build up the intensity of the story. Joseph Russo mentioned this topic in "Interview and Aftermath: Dream, Fantasy and Intuition in Odyssey 19 & 20." The lies told by Odysseus also increased the excitement of The Odyssey. Russo believed that Penelope, in her subconscious, did recognize Odysseus disguised as a beggar....   [tags: Homer Odyssey Essays] 529 words
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You Really Can't Go Back - You Really Can't Go Back As we grow older and return to the places of our childhood, we are often surprised to discover things are not as we remember. A child's memory of a place, such as a family vacation spot, will be very different from that of an adult's. Particular details like size, glamour, and level of excitement are often escalated in the eyes of a child. One place I loved as a child was Mayville Amusement Park in Mayville, New York. The day after school was out, my parents would take me, my brother, and a few of our friends to Mayville Park....   [tags: Personal Narrative 123 essays] 626 words
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Theatre In Changing Society - Theatre will always survive in our changing society. It provides us with a mirror of the society within which we live, and where conflicts we experience are acted out on stage before us. It provides us with characters with which we identify with. The audience observes the emotions and actions as they happen and share the experience with the characters in real time. The survival of theatre lies in the very nature of humankind: its inner voyeuristic drive. The desire to watch other people dealing with their conflicts and fates challenges as well as reinforces values and the morality of society....   [tags: essays research papers] 373 words
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The Dance Club - Young adults sometimes have a struggle to find something exciting and safe to do on the weekend. It’s hard to find fun things that are not too dangerous. In the past, finding excitement has been a challenge for me, also, but in recent years I personally have found excitement in dance clubs and dance music. I find dance clubs, with large crowds of young people, usually eighteen years and older can be a place to let loose of the weekday pressures and just have fun. With the large crowds, clubs usually sell out and long lines form outside, with people waiting to get into the “crazy environment of the club.” Clubs usually are very well prepared for this scenario, of handling large crowds, by having an increased amount of security and enormous venues to accommodate the sell out crowds....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive, Observation] 732 words
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The Loveless Sex in the Ghost Road - ... More evenly, he is punishing himself. Finally, he gains the excitement and pleasure the he looks for. Just like the war, even though he despises it, thinking that is not worth it, he still prefer to fight for his country , just as he chooses to have sex at certain times. He can get the satisfaction without put any emotion in it. Pat Barker also symbolizes the passionless sex as a form of control. Therefore, when Billy Prior cannot argue with Birtwhistle publicly for his rude remark on working class, he decides to punish Birtwhistle in the bedroom by having sex with him....   [tags: Literary Analysis, argumentative, persuasive ]
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Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City - Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City Whoosh. That is the precise sound I heard as the crazed flock of travelers headed for the train terminal. My best friend, Stacy, and I were left disoriented and understandably confused once the crowd thinned. We were at Madison Square Garden at the train terminal awaiting our train back to the hotel; it was our first trip to New York City. As one may imagine, it was a fascinating and surreal voyage into extreme urban life. It was so enthralling and exciting that afterward I felt compelled to make a permanent trek to a large city....   [tags: Cause Effect Essays] 676 words
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Personal Narrative - My University Education - My University Education When I decided to attend State University, I pictured university education as an "Ivory Tower". I thought that I would be able to drown myself in my studies and not be affected by everyday life. Boy was I wrong. I found out in the fall of my freshman year that university education isn't the Ivory Tower that I pictured it to be. I was working 32 hours each week and attending classes full time and therefore, didn't have the time to devote to my studies that I had wanted to....   [tags: Personal Narratives] 588 words
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harriet tubman - Lucid Dreaming Imagine soaring through the air at outstanding speeds, pretending to be Superman with a red and blue cape, then deciding to become Tom Cruise in the movie Top Gun, flying an F14 at two-hundred miles an hour over the Arctic Ocean. Suddenly, you wake up and you think to yourself: “Wow, what a dream, I did what I wanted to do,” not knowing what you’ve experienced is a Lucid Dream. According to the Institute of Lucidity, the term Lucid Dream means, “Dreaming while knowing you are dreaming” (4)....   [tags: essays research papers] 435 words
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Personal Narrative - Christmas Memory - Christmas Memories Approaching Grandma's, our family anticipates the grand holiday about to be rekindled once again. With our family and friends about to be reunited with each other, each family member is trying not to notice how long the last kilometer is taking. The trees along the road seem to crawl by slower as Dad pushes his foot harder. Inch by inch, Second by second, we approach the long awaited destination. Finally when we arrive at Grandma's house our long journey is over....   [tags: essays research papers] 544 words
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The Day My Life Changed - The Day My Life Changed I stepped through the door to my grandmother and grandfather's home without even a knock. My grandpa looked up from the television he was watching, from his cozy comer chair. He had a head of snowy white hair gleaming in the room. Over his broad body, hung a navy blue dress shirt and a fuzzy cardigan sweater. He wore slacks, held up awkwardly by a belt, allowing his small potbelly to hang over it. His face showed the years of worry and stress, and his white bushy eyebrows and growing second chin showed his old age....   [tags: essays papers] 855 words
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lord of the flies - CHAPTER 7 - SHADOWS AND THE TREES The boys continue their search of the island and moves towards the mountaintop. When they stop to eat, Ralph's mind wanders to other things. He observes the boys and again realizes they have become dirty and unkempt, a state of their freedom which he accepts as normal. Ralph then looks at the vast ocean. It seems as if the sea acts like a barrier, preventing their rescue, keeping them from civilization, and condemning them. Simon joins him and interrupts Ralph's thoughts of home....   [tags: essays research papers] 2566 words
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The Big Dance - THE BIG DANCE A “Persuasive” Paper It is an event that happens every year and one in which I look forward to with great anticipation. There are those who have such a high interest that they invest not only a great deal of money, but also the effort to debate and argue their position with great gusto. I do not refer to which team they devoutly back, but the level of competition and the greatness of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) basketball tournament in comparison with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) playoff tournament....   [tags: essays research papers] 1383 words
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Language as a Tool in Maya Angelou's "graduation" - In Maya Angelou's Essay `Graduation' the use of language as a navigational tool is very evident, as it leads from emotion to emotion on the occasion of the author's graduation from eighth grade. Over the course of the work, Angelou displays 3 major emotions simply based from the language she uses; excitement, disappointment and finally, redemption The beginning of this work focuses on speaking of excitement and joy due to the upcoming eighth grade graduation, "The children in Stamps trembled visibly with anticipation" (835)....   [tags: American Literature] 679 words
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Examination of Shakespeare's Use of Dramatic Devices in Act 1, Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet - Examination of Shakespeare's Use of Dramatic Devices in Act 1, Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet Romeo & Juliet is a story of love and hate with a tragic end. Act 1, Scene 5 is of particular significance as it is where the romantic adventure between Romeo and Juliet starts, in contrast of hatred from both families. This scene uses a lot of dramatic devices; A Dramatic Device is elements of the play, which allow the writer to build up tension or other effects. These effects influence the actor of the play and the response of the characters and audience....   [tags: Papers] 1485 words
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Front Street in Lahaina - As my feet touch the pavement, I can already feel the excitement in the air. All around me people are walking around, shopping or just plain browsing. It’s the peak of tourist season on Front Street in Lahaina town and the masses of people never seem to come to an end. As far as you can look down the road all you can see are people walking, riding bikes or driving. The feel in the air is carefree, full of excitement and completely contagious. I can’t help but notice the spring that has come to my step, as I remember coming to this very place as a child, then as a teenager, now as an adult....   [tags: place, ] 869 words
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Public Art - Public Art “Any drawn line that speaks about identity, dignity, and unity is art,” (Chaz Bojorquey) is a statement that I agree with. Art is perceived differently from all people based on their culture, religion, personal taste, and many other factors. I believe that as long as what has been created is meaningful to either the creator or even to somebody that is viewing it, it should be considered art. Art in the public is a very controversial subject that brings up the important question of, “Should public art be considered as real art,” personally I think that it should be....   [tags: Art] 852 words
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Christmas and Love in the Air - Who can argue about Christmas not being the best time of the year. Yes, Christmas triggers strong emotions which many cannot ignore. From emotion of love to the emotion of pity; Christmas never fails to bring it out. Christmas is the magic that everyone believes in. From little children who stay up in the wee night of Christmas Eve to hear Santa’s sleigh to adults whose hopes and dreams were once shattered are restored. Even though it is rather difficult to argue about Christmas, there are actually some people out there who dare to bacon the call....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay] 868 words
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Tokyo, Japan - People rushing around with a sense of urgency and leisure to their given destinations, the succulent smell of delicious food gently floating through the air, city lights rebounding off of building windows against the scene of the setting sun. This is a scene in Tokyo, Japan and given the chance to visit any place in the world, Tokyo is on the top of that list. I would travel to Tokyo because it's one of the biggest, most high tech, most exciting, and its appealing rich culture. The first reason Japan intrigues me is its immense size from the city landscapes to the country side scenery....   [tags: Travel] 814 words
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Street Gangs of Los Angeles - ... When many of the gang members were asked if they had a family we find that many lived in a broken home. Either the mother or father is in prison or dead due to gang violence. So many of these teens are lacking a parental figure to look up to and idolize. Also once in school if the teenagers do not find that they succeed in school then they become discouraged and lose faith in the schooling system and begin to engage in delinquent activity. As seen in the video the one mother saw that the gangs were trying to pressure her son into a gang through school and his friends so she moved but the same thing happened once they moved to another school there was no avoiding it....   [tags: Film Critique] 1055 words
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The Young Couple - The Young Couple It is a story about a newly married couple and their struggle to be independent. The wife is English and the husband is Indian. They decide to live in India. When they arrive they are full of plans and excitement as they see their new life together as a welcome challenge. As the story progresses it becomes clear that the husband will not be able to find work without the help of his parents. Their dreams of independence are slowly corroded by the “Indian way of life and by the end of the story the couple find themselves on the brink of moving in with the husband’s family....   [tags: English Literature] 550 words
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