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Analysis of The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Poster

- Design Analysis Essay BCM 110 In this essay I am going to analyse the movie poster for the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean : The Curse of the Black Pearl’ . This film was released in 2003 directed by Gore Verbinski and it was a huge Box-Office hit and had great reviews . It also made Johnny Depp the superstar he is now and it stars other actors such as Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley . The genre of the film is an action adventure film with lots of other elements in it . As we can see the main colors used in the poster are Gold and Red which fits with the theme of the movie which is about different pirates ....   [tags: film, adventure, pirates, poster]

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Stereotypes and Distorted Images in Their Eyes Were Watching God. by Janie Crawford

- ... Both her connection to the Washburn family and her biracial ethnicity isolate her from the black and white communities. African-American children mock her for her nice clothes; vulnerable and frail, Janie lets the rest of society bring her down. Nanny realizes Janie’s pain and together, they move onto their own land, on which Janie discovers her blooming pear tree. The adolescent Janie closely identifies with the growing tree from which life bursts constantly, harmoniously, and passionately....   [tags: society, marriage, relationships]

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“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: Washington Irving's Story vs. Tim Burton's Movie

- “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a short story written by Washington Irving. It tells the story of a school teacher who is enamored by the daughter of a wealthy landowner. His daughter named Katrina has two suitors, the school teacher, Ichabod Crane and the more attractive and popular townsperson named Brom. Not only is there a written story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, but in 1999 director Tim Burton created a movie “Sleepy Hollow” loosely based off of the well-known story. The names of the characters and the site of the town are consistent with the story but that is where the similarities between the movie and the story end....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Horizon of Possibility in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston

- ... That was before the golden dust of pollen had beglamored his rags and her eyes” (Hurston 12). Hurston shows how immature Janie is by her just going up to Johnny Taylor and kissing him because she wanted love so badly. The reader can see that Hurston presented the horizon in the beginning of the novel to show how naive Janie is. Secondly, as the time passed, Janie began to see the horizon differently. It is no longer represented a desire for love, it has become into a need for it. To illustrate, Janie did not find the love she was starving for in her relationship with Logan Killicks, causing Janie to find love with someone else who would end up being Joe Starks: “[e]very day after that th...   [tags: opportunity, love, satisfaction]

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Jay Leno: Hard Work and Success in the Comedy Industry

- Jay Leno: Hard Work and Success in the Comedy Industry At a young age it is instilled in the mind that hard work pays off, and that following these words of wisdom can ultimately lead to success throughout life. For those skeptics and nonbelievers, Jay Leno has been a real-life example in proving this theory through his great success in the comedy industry. Though Jay Leno is known as the king of late night television today, he didn’t start out on top, and it was a long journey to get there. Jay’s success didn’t happen over night and for most of his life he was constantly working towards his goals and the achievements he now holds....   [tags: Biography]

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Comparision of 'After You, My Dear Alphonse' and 'Harrison Bergeron'

- These two short stories displays two different types of discrimination, one story presents an environment hostile to a racial group of people due to their ethnicity whilst the other reveals a world obsessed with equal rights for everyone that they slowly dissolve our right to express ones self. ‘After You, My Dear Alphonse’ by Shirley Jackson shows an extreme form of racial prejudice and bigotry shown through the discriminatory messages sent subtly in the guise of a casual conversation by a white mother to an African American child but unknown to him were its true meaning for he saw then merely as an innocent conversation....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston

- Henry David Thoreau once said, “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” This excerpt of wisdom is prevalent in the journey of Janie Mae Crawford, the protagonist in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. Janie spends the entirety of the novel searching for love and companionship, and on the way she discovers her truest self. When she finally determines her own identity, she realizes that she is a strong, independent woman of color who can defy the stereotypical standards placed upon women in the early 1900s....   [tags: janie, wisdom, tea cake]

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The power of Film in Modern American Culture

- The power of film is immense in modern American culture. The symbols and identity’s created in these films has proven to possess a lasting impact shaping in new cultures. Film has not failed to accomplish this using the motorcycle. Although a controversial image the motorcycle possesses a strong identity of freedom and brotherhood creating an individual counterculture. The freedom represented by the motorcycle contradicts previous connotations and transforms our definition of freedom. The motorcycle also provides a cultural identity of rebellion and brotherhood....   [tags: motorcycle, the wild one, harley davidson]

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Uncommon Courage: The Creation of a Hero

- What is a hero. Is it the characters in the comic section of the Newspaper. Or is it the typical characters in the Marvel comics. In today’s society, heroes has come to be recognized for not only their great deeds but also their notable determination, decisive, and admiration towards mankind. Often people recognize heroes as changing thousands of people’s lives however did you know there is a hero in all of us. Recently 8 year-old, Tyler Doohan died after saving 6 of his family members in a fire that occurred in New York....   [tags: sacrifice, courage, fire]

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Jimi Hendrix's Life and Music Career

- As music legend John Denver once said “Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith, Music proves: We are the same.” Jimi Hendrix is one of those elite few who possess the power to bring people together for one common purpose. Hendrix played during the experimental era of the 1960’s. Hendrix a legendary musician and hero to many who enjoyed his music....   [tags: Musician Biography]

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Al Capone: A Gangster in Chicago

- Al Capone was a notorious gangster in Chicago during the years of Prohibition. He came to power when his partner and mentor, Johnny Torrio, fled Chicago for Italy fearing death threats. Torrio left Capone in charge to run a massive bootlegging, prostitution, gambling, and extortion business that made about $100,000,000 annually. Since these activities that Capone conducted were extremely illegal, Capone managed to bribe or blackmail officials to keep himself and his men out of jail. The government had a very difficult time trying to capture Capone because of his power, celebrity status, and money....   [tags: Italian, Fraud, Murder]

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Coming of Age in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

- Coming of Age in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn presents the problems of a child growing up, the coming of age when one meets challenges and overcomes obstacles. The protagonist, Francie Nolan, undergoes a self-discovery as she strives to mature living in the Brooklyn slum despite its poverty and privation. Thus, Smith's thematic treatment of the struggle of maturity has become for the reader an exploration of loneliness, family relationships, the loss of innocence, and death and disease....   [tags: Tree Grows in Brooklyn Essays]

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Home Schooling Should be an Option for Everyone

- Johnny is a young student in first grade.  He loves to read and he also loves to talk.  His teacher Mrs. Smith has a problem with this.  Johnny is always the first to finish his work, and yet he always seems to cause problems in the classroom.    Johnny's parents are very irritated by Johnny's grades of all A's in the academic curriculum and yet getting "Unsatisfactory" in behavior.  They have decided to take Johnny out of public school to teach him at home.  Attending school is not the only way to become a scholar.  It has been shown that home-educated individuals are just as successful, if not more than those who receive a public education.  I understand the relationship between the two...   [tags: Home Schooling Essays]

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Analysis of Francis Ford Coppola's Film The Outsiders

- Analysis of Francis Ford Coppola's Film The Outsiders Francis Ford Coppola's film "The Outsiders" is a 1980's melodrama, based on teenage behavior in the 1950's. The film is about two groups of teenagers who attend the same high school and live in the same town, but lead radically different lives. One group, known as The South-Side Socials (more casually called "socs"), is the more privileged group. The second group, The Greasers, are the less privileged kids, who just so happen to live on the wrong side of town....   [tags: Papers]

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Al Capone and the Evolution of Organized Crime

- Countless things have been written about Al Capone were merely fictitious, such as he was born in Italy, when actually he was the first Capone to be born in the United States. When Gabriele Capone came to the United States, he owed no one and was able to read and write in his homeland language. This helped him to get a job and work until he could save enough money to open his own barbershop. He brought with him his 27-year-old wife, Teresa and their two sons, Vincenzo Capone and Rafaele Capone....   [tags: biography biographies bio mafia]

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Nurturing Yields a Productive Citizen

- Does nurturing in an early childhood stage help to create a productive citizen. Yes, nurturing children, “ building a loving and caring relationship” in an early childhood stage allows young children to obtain a positive self-concept, reach social & emotional development, understand others, achieve physical growth0 and learn intellectually and morally (Love Our Children USA). First, a positive self-concept (the image one has of oneself and ones strengths) sets the basis as to how a child will conduct his or herself in the future....   [tags: Child Development ]

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Technology in Schools in 2030

- ... Each player can access their combat logs to analyze the information in order to improve their performance. Mrs. Daily was blown away and when she finally was able to speak she uttered “how do you communicate with persons outside?” Our guilds and raids have persons in charge of recruiting. Their job is to focus on communication channels both inside and outside the game. They represent the school to customers, the public, government and any other outside source through different media such as emails or telephone calls....   [tags: energy efficiency, holographic telepresence]

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Serial Killer: Theodore Robert Bundy

- Theodore Bundy was an infamous American serial killer who preyed upon numerous young women during the 1970s and possibly earlier. He was associated with at least 30 counts of homicide and suspected of an estimated one hundred or more. Beyond homicide, he also made it apparent that he was capable of other sinister crimes such as rape, kidnapping, and necrophilia. His most frequent method of killing was an attack with a blunt weapon to the head. However, he did not merely kill his victims; evidence concludes that each were also sexually assaulted and sodomized....   [tags: heinous crimes, homicide, impersonating]

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NCAA Probhits from Student- Athletes

- Throughout the long history of college sports, football in particular, athletes have played squarely off of scholarships or as walk-ons. The NCAA generates millions without paying the athletes a dime. Recent years have caused huge problems in the country with paying athletes for playing. Scandal after scandal has rocked the image of college football and doesn’t appear to be getting better. The NCAA prohibits student-athletes from receiving improper benefits and selling memorabilia for a profit when they should be paying its athletes....   [tags: athletes, scandel, profit, paying]

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Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders

- Ponyboy Curtis does not get a giant pair of scissors to cut a symbolic ribbon. He does not get the key to a city at the end of the Outsiders, by S. E. Hinton. Ponyboy does not obtain superhuman qualities but he is still the hero of the greasers. Ponyboy is self motivated and does not need anyone else’s or his own sympathy. Not only is Ponyboy self-motivated, but he is also thinking of the greasers, his friends and family, constantly and he is always finding more and more truths of everyone; Ponyboy is best informed on where problems come from and he knows best about what he should do for everyone else....   [tags: S.E. Hinton novel character analysis]

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Solutions for Lowering Alcohol Consumption

- ... Drinking massive amounts of alcohol has numerous negative effects on the human body like, headaches, distorted vision and hearing, alcohol poisoning, high blood pressure, liver disease, and nerve damage, “alcohol leads to addiction and can put people at a higher risk of over 200 disorders like tuberculosis and pneumonia” (TIME 1). The effects of alcohol all depend on how much was consumed and the physical condition of the person. Drinking massive amounts of alcohol has numerous negative effects on the human body like, headaches, distorted vision and hearing, alcohol poisoning, high blood pressure, liver disease, and nerve damage....   [tags: drunk driving, banning alcohol]

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Comparions of the Book and Movie of The Outsides by S.E. Hinton

- ... He is similarly portrayed in the movie. Additionally, the movie takes dialogue directly from the book. For example, “You know what a greaser is?” Bob asked. “White trash with long hair” (Hinton 55) is taken directly from the text and repeated exactly in the movie. Johnny is a greaser who is prominently described by Hinton as a very innocent kid in a big world. “He had big black eyes in a dark tanned face; his hair was jet-black and heavily greased…” (Hinton 11). This was taken straight from the book and is consistent with Johnny’s appearance in the movie....   [tags: characters, plot, details]

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The Crazy Horse Electric Game

- The Crazy Horse Electric Game &#9;The story starts of while they are playing their first baseball game of the season against the Crazy Horse Electrics. They decide to put beer in the opposition team's water bottles as a prank, so that they could win. After that Willie decides to go fishing with his dad. They have deep conversations, and they start talking about why Willie's mom does not fish like she used too. Then they get into talking about Missy, Willie's little sister who died of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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al capone

- Al Capone Thesis: From racketeering, bootlegging, and brotheling, Alphonse Capone is one of the most well known and influential gangsters in history. Al Capone, born to Gabriele and Teresina Capone, was born in Brooklyn, New York. At age 5 he starrted school at Public School no.7 on Adams street. Al’s school had outbreaks of violence. Male Students engaged in fist fights with female teachers. At age 14 he engaged in a fight between himself and a teacher. He was expelled and he never returned to school again....   [tags: essays research papers]

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S.E. Hinton’s Novel The Outsiders

- ... In fact, most of the conflicts in the novel are caused by inaccurate stereotypes. Many of these problems could be solved by examining the way society treats people based on their social status. According to McGarty, Yzerbyt, and Spears, “…interactions with other people are powerfully constrained by group memberships…” (2). This can be seen in many places throughout The Outsiders. The Socs and Greasers rarely took the time to get to know people outside of their groups. Ponyboy and his friends’ beliefs about the Socs were mostly limited to what they had heard from others....   [tags: social groups, stereotypes]

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Blue Hotel

- The Blue Hotel Steven Crane is not one of the most liked authors in the world. He tends to become to engulfed in the scenery around the action that is taking place rather than the action itself. When watching the movie, cannot experience this description since it is given to them. Details are very important for the readers because if the reader cannot see the same thing that the writer sees then the reader might lose interest in the story. In the story “The Blue Hotel,” Crane uses his excellent setting and character description along with the physical, emotional, and intellectual responses of people under extreme pressure and the betrayal and guilt he shows between the characters to help t...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Leak in the Pipeline

- From the cobblestone streets and red roofed houses to its pristine beaches, Puerto Vallarta is a place you take your beaten body to heal. This is the primary reason I bought land and built a home there. The vista surrounding my home is breathtaking and I can easily blend into its surroundings and become non-existent. New York is a powder keg of activity since the Newman murder trial. The police and FBI have joined forces to form a task force to bring me down. The pressure has become intolerable....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Children Early Intervention Programs

- ... Led by Public Health, stakeholders such as education, child welfare, public health and the healthcare system would need to collaborate to identify all resources in the local support system, plotting availability using geo-mapping technology to identify access gaps. Once gaps are identified, braided funding methodologies would maximize available No Child Left Behind, public health programming, and healthcare dollars (with all encounter information reported through the healthcare system much like described in last week’s Complete for purposes of “Coordination of Benefits” to avoid waste and assist in stratification of the population)....   [tags: socio-economic status, intervention programs]

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Monkey See, Monkey Do?

- We live in a day and age completely dictated by our media. From printed word to television, we can’t escape the latest Hollywood scandal or the most popular Disney show. Still, as the amount of television we watch rises we are faced with the same nagging question. Does media influence our behavior. My whole childhood I was taught that television would rot my brain and teach me to be a crummy human being. Now we see this argument all the time, an outraged group of parents preaching about Miley Cyrus or Family Guy....   [tags: does media influence our behavior?]

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James Joyce's The Dead

- James Joyce's The Dead In The Dead, James Joyce lets symbolism flow freely throughout his short story. James Joyce utilizes his main characters and objects in The Dead to impress upon his readers his view of Dublin’s crippled condition. Not only does this apply to just The Dead, Joyce’s symbolic themes also exude from his fourteen other short stories that make up the rest of Joyce’s book, Dubliners, to describe his hometown’s other issues of corruption and death that fuel Dublin’s paralysis. After painting this grim picture of Dublin, James Joyce uses it to express his frustration and to explain his realistic view that the only solution to the issues with Dublin depends on a move to the W...   [tags: James Joyce Dead Essays]

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The Swede

- The Swede The Swede is a major source of conflict in "The Blue Hotel". The external conflicts that he faces are caused by implied internal conflicts. The Easterner sums up the cause of the Swede's internal conflicts when he says, "...this man has been reading dime novels, and he thinks he's right out in the middle of it-the shootin' and stabbin' and all."(103) The Swede is frightened of everyone because in his mind, he is in constant danger. He is described as "shaky and quick-eyed"(97) in the beginning....   [tags: Swede Essays]

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The Outsiders

- "The Outsiders" is a story that deals with a conflict between two gangs, the "Greasers" from the East Side of town and the "Socs" from the east-side of town. This is a story that is told in the first person. Ponyboy Curtis is the one telling the story. Here is a summary of the story. Ponyboy has a dispute with his brother Darry and ends up running away to the park with Johnnycake. There, Ponyboy and Johnnycake get into a fight with Randy, Bob, and three other members of the Socs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing Themes in The Return of the Native and Great Expectations

- Themes in The Return of the Native and Great Expectations        Classic novels usually share in the aspect of universal themes which touch people through out the ages. All types of audiences can relate to and understand these underlying ideas. Victorian novels such as Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations are examples of literary classics that have universal themes. Hardy's tale illustrates the role of chance in his characters lives. Through the story we encounter events of pure coincidence and their effects....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Image of Alcohol Use in Country Music

- The Image of Alcohol Use in Country Music The relative presence or absence of clear norms prescribing certain kinds of alcohol use has long been regarded as a key factor in rates of alcoholism (e.g., 1, 2). In societies where it is expected that drinking will be used as a means to facilitate certain kinds of behavior or to assuage problems the incidence of alcohol problems is much higher than in those where expectations are that it be used for ceremonial functions (3). The purpose of the present study was to examine the current image of alcohol use in country music, an element of American popular culture in which alcohol use and misuse has long been a major theme (4, 5)....   [tags: Songs Singing Media Entertainment Essays]

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Depp Vs. Wilder as Willy Wonka

- Johnny Wilder The recent movie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, was an immediate box office success. Johnny Depp played a wonderful part as Willy Wonka in this movie. The book, originally published in 1964, was first made into a movie in 1971. In this movie, Gene Wilder played a remarkable role of Willy Wonka as well. Despite the many differences in the actors, both had huge success playing the role of the wacky, chocolate loving Mr. Wonka. One of the differences in the actors was age. The actors were similar in actual age when playing the role, Johnny Depp being 42 and Gene Wilder being 38....   [tags: Film]

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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Analysis

- Evolution is nature's ability to ensure that living things will adapt in response to changes in the environment to ensure the maximum probability of survival, even under the most extreme circumstances. This ability almost seems granted to us by a kind of divinity, of which without all living things on our planet would have surely met their doom. Similarly, as a person ascends through the years of his or her lifetime, the intrinsic changes in an individual in response to the extrinsic obstacles can be quite uncanny....   [tags: Betty Smith]

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Paying Student Athletes

- Knudson 1 Dillon Knudson Ms. Svihovec English 10, Per. 5 27 November 2013 Throughout the long history of college sports, football in particular, athletes have played squarely off of scholarships or as walk-ons. The NCAA generates millions without paying the athletes a dime. Recent years have caused huge problems in the country with paying athletes for playing. Scandal after scandal has rocked the image of college football and doesn’t appear to be getting better. The NCAA prohibits student-athletes from receiving improper benefits and selling memorabilia for a profit when they should be paying its athletes....   [tags: College Football, NCAA, Profit]

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Creating Mr. Fantastic

- Mr. Fantastic It all started when an experienced aeronautical engineer named Reed Richards, born in Central City, California, made some miscalculations which resulted in newfound superheroes. With Sue Storm, Johnny Storm and Ben Grim, Richards got caught off course into a comic ray, and transformed each person in the rocket in a different way. Richards gained the power to stretch his body in unrealistic lengths while Sue gained invisibility as her power. Johnny acquired a new flammability which therefore gave him the name, Human Torch, and Ben with the unfortunate power of turning into a “rock man” earned the name as Thing....   [tags: Reed Richards, Aeronautical Engineer, Superhero]

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finding neverland movie review

- Analysis of Roger Ebert's “Finding Neverland” Film Review “Finding Neverland” is a recently released motion picture starring acclaimed actors Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, and directed by Marc Forster ("Monsters Ball”) Personally, I loved the movie and It was hard to find a critic that gave the movie a negative review, so I stopped trying to find someone to argue with and I came across the king of all critics, Roger Ebert. I usually don't agree with his reviews, so I figured we would clash on this one, but surprisingly we came to agree on many aspects....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Television Talk Shows

- Television Talk Shows The United States’ longest running program is actually a news/talk show called Meet the Press. It began as a radio program in 1945, and had little changes when it was aired on NBC for the first half-hour television broadcast in November 1947. Meet the Press May have been the first talk show to be shown on television, but it wasn’t the first regularly scheduled talk show. Sylvester Weaver produced the first regularly programmed talk show called Broadway Open House from May 1950 to August 1951....   [tags: Entertainment Papers]

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The Outsiders

- Chapter Five/Six/Seven 12. Ponyboy liked his hair so much because it looked like Soda's and it also made him look tuff. 13. Johnny thought that Dally was gallant because Dally just takes what comes his way. Like when Two Bit broke the school windows and the fuzz thought it was Dally, Dally just took the rap and never ratted on his friend. 14. Ponyboy understood the way Johnny felt and that was the best way to emphasize it. I think the poem ment everything must change and that good and bad doesn't last forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Al Capone

- Al Capone I: Al Capone was born in New York City in 1899. His father, Gabriel and his wife, Teresa, came to America in 1894. They brought their two kids, Vincenzo, and Raffaele. In 1895 their third son was born, who they named Salvatore. II: The Capone family was nice and quit, Gabriel never hit the kids, he just "preached" to them and they'd listen. "...nothing about the Capone family was inherently disturbed, violent, or dishonest." Gabriel became an American citizen in 1906, his children all had Italian names but for the outside world they'd have different names....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Outsiders

- “The Difference of Initial Inference of Identity” S.E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, is at first a narrative of Ponyboy, a young outcast boy who later becomes a young man filled with identity. At the end of the novel, it is revealed that the narrative is actually Ponyboy’s autobiographical account of his quest for a place in society. The symbols and motifs of The Outsiders contribute immensely to the novel’s most prominent theme: Commonality between the rich and the poor is camouflaged by economics and socialism....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Scar Vegas

- Scar Vegas, written by Tom Paine, is a book compiled of 10 unusual short stories that gesture toward a deeper understanding of reality. Almost all the stories can be viewed as variations on the theme of how the `powerful' (different perspective of power within each individual character) oppress the weak and while doing this, Tom Paine often relates to the uneasy moments when two cultures collide. These `themes' are apparent in "General Markman's Last Stand," about a retiring Marine commander stealing a bra from the local Post Exchange....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Cold War Examined

- The Cold War had an incredibly profound effect on the United States. It effected the country politically, economically, as well as culturally. Use High Noon as an allegory of the 1950s to examine issues of conformity, individualism, community, and political commitment in the context of Congressional investigations such as that of HUAC into the activities of the Hollywood 10. In this scenario, Marshal Will Kane represents individuals who were willing to confront the political investigations of HUAC, while the townspeople who deserted him may represent liberals who were afraid of being blacklisted or censured....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Juno and the Paycock

- Juno and the Paycock “O’Casey’s women in Juno and the Paycock are strong and admirable characters”. Juno and Mary Boyle’s lives aren’t very pleasant in this 1920’s play which is separated into three acts which contain a mixture of both tragic and humorous elements. Juno, the wife of Captain Boyle, is the mother of two children who are in constant need of attention from her. Furthermore, as the play continues this need of attention grows with the facts of financial difficulties, the pregnancy of Mary (daughter) and also her son’s, Johnny, death in the end....   [tags: English Literature]

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Dominican Music and Film

- Dominican Music and Film The Caribbean island nation of the Dominican Republic is little known by most Americans, but America is ever present in the Dominican consciousness. Until Sammy Sosa and Mark McGuire went head to head in the legendary homerun battle of 1998, few Americans were aware of any American-Dominican rivalry in western hemispheric culture. Nothing gave Dominicans more pride than to see Sosa hold Major League Baseball's homerun record, albeit for less than 24 hours before McGuire reclaimed U.S....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Saftey

- Have you ever seen the television show on NBC Dateline To Catch a Predator. Well if you haven’t, Chris Hansen, the host of the show, has a set up to catch predators online who are trying to meet younger children and arrest predators for trying to seduce young children. This is just one case of why parents are becoming more worried for their children to be using the Internet. Parents strive to find ways to keep their children safe while using the Internet and there are several ways you can do that right at home by protecting your children, having the computer in a high traffic place, and blocking websites....   [tags: Internet]

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Aristotole's View that Virtue is the Ability to Know Good and Do Good

- "Aristotle felt that virtue is the ability habitually to know the good and to do the good." (Dreisbach 2009, p. 84) However; what did he mean by this. Can a person be considered morally virtuous, if he is judged by a single action he has committed. What is virtue any way. Well according to "virtue is moral excellence, righteousness and goodness. (, 2014) Humans are not born virtuous or moral in nature. They are characteristics that are learned. Such as being compassionate, kind, honest or modest....   [tags: virtue, compassion, moral]

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Movie and Novel Depictions of Zora Neale Hurston´s Their Eyes Were Watching God

- The novel which we are reading in class is “Their Eyes Were Watching God”. The main idea of the novel is to portray the story of Janie Mae Crawford’s development to finding her identity, through love. Both the book and the movie depict different pictures for the audience. Although the movie is very similar to the book, it has multiple different scenes that help the audience connect more to the charaters which the book may not, but it’s also missing deeper layers that were covered in the book. In this essay I will compare the two mediums and which I identified more with....   [tags: African-Americans, Girl, Relationships]

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A Parent Should Consider Other Means of Discipline Than Spanking Their Child

- Whenever a parent disciplines (means of correcting) a child, they are teaching them, and letting them know there are boundaries in life. Often time, children misbehave for one or several reasons: they want attention, do not know right from wrong, or do not know how to express their feelings, or simply want to see how for they can go outside their boundaries. Even though spanking a child may be a quick way of discipline, the effects sometimes do not accomplish the goal a parent is trying to convey....   [tags: discipline, child development,]

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Feminine Autonomy and Erasing the Male Stereotype in Juno and the Paycock

- ... Because Jack does not work, Juno is the only support that the family has to rely on to keep living in the tenement. Jack also fails as the head of the household in his reaction to Mary’s pregnancy. Completely taken aback by the news, Jack is unreasonably angered exclaiming, “Oh, isn’t this a nice thing to come on top o’ me, an’ the state I’m in… Ay she’ll leave this place, an’ quick too!” Although she did sin through extra-marital relations, Mary is still his daughter, and thus he should support her in her time of difficulty....   [tags: sean o´casey´s play]

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Film Analysis: The Film Bound written and directed by The Wachowskis

- How would mankind communicate to each other without names. Names are what describe people in terms of personality, traits, and association. That’s why names are immensely important and thus, used in films such as Bound, in order to create a deeper meaning in a character’s actions and personality. The film Bound is written and directed by The Wachowskis. The film is about two lesbians: ex-convict Corky, and lesbian prostitute Violet who is in a relationship with mob money-launderer Caesar but decides to escape from Caesar after meeting Corky for she fell in love with her the moment she sow her in the elevator....   [tags: femme, lesbians, names]

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McFarlane’s Lament: If Only I Had Lived in California

- McFarlane’s Lament: If Only I Had Lived in California… Expressive versus Commercial references as applied to the right of publicity in comic book characters and why sometimes you should just keep your mouth shut. If a comic book publisher created a character called “Puma Woods,” a golf superstar who discovers he can literally charm the pants off women with his fantastical (and clearly fictional) ability to mentally control the desires of all females - except his own wife. - and becomes a superheroic love-making lothario, it wouldn’t take much analysis to figure out which public figure was being referenced....   [tags: Comic Books]

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American Cheerleader: The Icon, The Stereotype, and The Truth

- Many have seen her. Many know her. But who is the American cheerleader. Is she a blond haired, blue eyed sex symbol. Is she a drug-addicted girl with no brains and even fewer moral values. Maybe she is just your average, pretty, girl-next-door with a loud voice and lots of spirit. What is clearly true is that cheerleading and cheerleaders have evolved greatly over a century-long history. What started as one bold college student has turned into an activity with over 3 million participants (Brady 1); one that is backed by a $150 million industry (Williams 2)....   [tags: Sports ]

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An Analysis of Multiculturalism As Found in Different Articles

- The United States of America was once seen as the melting pot for many different ethnicities. However, the idea of assimilation became viewed as symbolically violent and because of this, the concept of multiculturalism was formed. According to The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology by Jill Stein and Kerry Ferris, multiculturalism is the encouragement of acceptance of cultural differences within a society instead of the forceful nature of eliminating other cultural ideas that are not the perceived “dominant” notions (G9)....   [tags: Intellectual Audience, Rhetorical Techniques]

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Nicholas: First Day of School in a New School

- “It is another school and another group of people to reject me.” I thought as I walked slowly toward the classroom door. With each step the classroom door got closer and closer. The light weight of my book bag suddenly felt heavier. Finally, I got to the door and opened it; revealing the big room that would be my home room for the rest of the year. The second I walked into the room, it was obvious that I was different. The first thing that tipped me off was my clothing. I was wearing a bright red Lil Wayne Trukfit shirt, black 501 Levis, and black Air Max 95 Nike shoes, not to mention I was the only African American in the room....   [tags: back bag, classroom, new]

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The Struggling Attempts of the Government and Police

- ... He was a very proud citizen of America who often said, “I am not Italian, I was born and raised in Brooklyn. He went to school with Salvatore Lucania who eventually became known as Lucky Luciano. At about the age of fourteen Capone and Lucania dropped out of school after Capone struck a teacher. After they dropped out they joined the gang known as the Five Pointers. They eventually went to Chicago in there thirties when Johnny Torrio was in lead of the most notorious gang in Chicago. At the time Capone was suspected of two murders so he was very eager to get out of New York....   [tags: Prohibition, illegal trade]

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The Roles of Family Members in Modern Family

- In 2009, American Broadcast Channel changed the way America viewed families with the premiere of the hit television show Modern Family. The show follows three families, Jay Pritchett’s and his two children, from his first marriage, Mitchell and Claire. Jay is married to a much younger woman, Gloria, who has a child from a previous marriage, named Manny. Mitchell lives with his partner Cameron and they have an adopted Vietnamese daughter, Lily. Claire’s family is the most like the traditional family....   [tags: class, race, gender]

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The Time Period of Prohibition During the 1920’s

- “...He was coerced into the car, ambushed by men with sharp weapons like knives and ice picks. This was an infamous ride of a mobsters life called a ‘one way ride’. Being beaten and stabbed multiple times, he continued fighting for his life. Then, before being thrown out of the car and left for dead, they slit his throat from ear to ear. Then the men threw him out on a beach to leave him to bleed out and die…”Authors account The time period of prohibition during the 1920’s became a violent one....   [tags: illegal alcohol, prostitution, corruption]

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Integrating Science and Math Into The Classroom

- Introduction One of the main issues that a classroom teacher faces today deals with how to integrate subjects in the classroom while promoting learning for all. This paper will examine how a unit integrates science and mathematics in the classroom. We will also address how the 12 science processes can be use in the lesson. In addition, we will examine how the use of differentiation can be use in this unit to address the needs of all the students. This paper will also address how assessments promote student learning....   [tags: Education ]

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Like Us, You Too Can Be Great

- At a point in our life we all will have rough patches. Just about every human goes throughout his or her life to find security. But in all this searching sometimes they fail in finding it. I believe that is what leads people to drink. They feel like they are missing something in their life so they fill the void with a liquid matter that takes pain away for a while. But in return it leaves you defenseless. It leaves them wanting the security that they have failed to find in their lifes search. But in my case, it is completely different....   [tags: drinking, hero, villain, alcohol]

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John Coltrane: A Visionary of Modal Jazz

- The legendary saxophonist John Coltrane made a lasting impression in North American jazz music by pioneering a new subgenre known as “modal jazz.” By examining Coltrane’s personal life, professional career, evolving style of music, and his legacy that endures to this day, one can better understand the importance of this individual’s contribution to American culture and reflect upon his creative genius. On September 23, 1926, John Coltrane was born in Hamlet, North Carolina, to a family of ministers and church musicians....   [tags: music history, creative genius, saxophone]

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The Important Role of Music in Education

- Music education has evolved into a critical part of the curriculum in American schools. Though in the early developmental stages of the United States, there was hardly any time for music. As a result the need for music education was at an all-time low. However, as our nation began to expand agriculturally, music began to find its purpose in society. Few began to realize that the art of sound in time which expresses ideas and emotions through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color had an effect on their cognitive abilities inside the classroom....   [tags: Music Education]

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Communities Formed by Racial and Sexual Outsiders

- Throughout the course of life there are a huge variety of things that a person requires and desires. Of course there are the basics like food, water, and oxygen; but when you take a more in depth look at what people want, it should be very clear that every human has the desire to feel accepted for who they are. Of all the groups of outsiders I have gained knowledge about this semester, I feel like racial outsiders and sexual outsiders are more outcast than any of the other outsiders we have studied....   [tags: Social Issues, Community]

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College Athletes: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

- In today’s world, college athletes may not play a sport for “the love of the game” instead; they may play with the hopes of making it as a professional athlete. While “the love of the game” feeling may have gotten an athlete to a Division I school to play and the chance to display their talent; at the Division I level, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) see sports strictly as a business. Over the past few months, college athletes have started to come forward claiming that they feel they should be rewarded for being one of the main sources of profit for their university....   [tags: compensation, talent, media scandals]

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There Is Something Undeniably Special about Christmas

- ... Caroling, a common Christmas past time, has been on my bucket list for quite some time now. I can only imagine the satisfaction in visiting old homes, greeted by the smell of lemon drops and hand sanitizer, to provide the wrinkled up occupants with a little Christmas cheer. My family discusses the details at least once a year, but we have yet to follow through. But, I suppose it is never too late. Additionally, because my mom is a music teacher, our house is always filled with music around Christmas time....   [tags: pesonal memories]

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Payne's 'The Agony of Public Education' Article

- Rhetorical Analysis of Payne’s “The Agony of Public Education” In the article, “The Agony of Public Education,” James Payne argues that the problem with the public education system is the bases of a democratic government and the want to please everyone. Payne addresses two parallel issues in his article which are, the topical issue, democracies want to please everyone and the uneven effects it has on the public school system, and the underlying issue of mainstream’s democracy effect on the country as a whole....   [tags: rhetorical analysis]

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The Crime Boss: North Side Gang Massacre

- On a bloody day of February 14, 1929, seven men laid dead upon a blink of an eye in a garage on North Clark Street (Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks). These men were not any average men, they were gangsters who despised Al Capone, gangsters who desired power over the city, gangsters known as North Side Gang led by the vicious George Moran. So who shot them, who were all behind this notorious massacre. There is only one person to point fingers to and that is Al Capone, the famous all time American gangster, or also known as Scarface....   [tags: george moran, gang, al capone]

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The History and Career of Avenged Sevenfold

- ... Hail to the King charted as #1 on the US Billboard 200, the UK albums chart, as well as the Finnish, Brazilian, Canadian, and Irish charts. To date, Avenged Sevenfold has released six studio albums, one live album/compilation/DVD, and eighteen singles and sold more than 8 million albums worldwide. History Formation and early recordings The band was formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach, California with original members M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, The Rev and Matt Wendt. M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, which can be found in Genesis 4:24, although they are not a religious band....   [tags: albums, rock, members]

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Most Powerful Man in 1920's, Al Capone

- ... Capone helped to support his family by taking on a variety of odd jobs; such as a pin setter and cloth cutter, while maintaining a membership in the local Five Points Gang. Eventually Al Capone, whilst working for the Five Points Gang, grabs the attention of the notorious New York mobster, Frankie Yale. In 1917, Al Capone lands a job working as a bartender, waiter, and bouncer at Frankie’s Harvard Inn. Frankie Yale became a mentor of Al Capone, and he learned a lot from Yale on how to use fear as a method of leadership....   [tags: scarface, criminal, killer]

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Increase in the Number of ADHD Diagnoses

- Johnny will not pay attention in class. He is constantly interrupting the teacher when she is talking. He continues to get up out of his chair without permission. Ms. Brown is at her wits’ end. She is scheduling a conference with Johnny’s parents, as she suspects he has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADHD. ADHD is diagnosed as a condition that affects children and adults who exhibit “inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsive/compulsive behavior (CNN). However, the diagnosis entails more than this simple explanation....   [tags: Students, Psychology]

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Guilty Six Year Old by Gary Soto

- Exploring the minds of six-year-olds can be a very interesting experience. Gary Soto narrates this story as a young boy at a time when he seems to be young and foolish. Soto does a great job of showing the contrast between right and wrong through a child’s eyes. He successfully conveys the guilt of the boy through his use of imagery, repetition and contrast. He uses these tools to get the reader into the mind of the boy so that they can explore his guilt and thoughts. He first gets the reader to understand what he is thinking with the use of imagery....   [tags: imagery, crossed-eye john]

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Examining the Views of Ethnographic Writers

- The ethnography of musical performance poses many complex problems to ethnomusicologists. In exploring issues of fieldwork and representation, ethnomusicologist Michelle Kisliuk argues that, “the focus on field ethnography is clearly essential to performance ethnography” (1997, p. 41). Kisliuk outlines three interdependent questions, two of which I wish to examine here. Her first question considers the concept and location of the “field” as used in fieldwork; her second examines the language employed in ethnographic descriptions....   [tags: Music]

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Bruce Springsteen's Music and Political Influence

- Bruce Springsteen’s music has had a huge impact on America and its politics. From presidential elections to September 11, 2001, Springsteen’s music has been referenced and appreciated in times of need. His ability to write from experiences and events causes Springsteen’s music to ring true with Americans. Even those who don’t really listen to his music on a regular basis can tell of the influence politics has on his music, and in turn, Americans across the country. Bruce Springsteen was born in Freehold, New Jersey, on September 23, 1949....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Effect of Television on Obesity

- The Effects of Television on Obesity In today’s world, society relies heavily on technology for daily life. Anywhere from the alarm clock that wakes us up in the morning to the phones we use to talk to one another. Social media is part of technology. I know that I’m apart of social media just by watching television. I watch television for about three hours a day. I counted the number of commercials during a half hour show. There were twenty one commercials and sixteen of them had some sort of food....   [tags: daily life, technology, media, health, active life]

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Sociology: The Power of a Label

- In the film “The Outsiders” and the “The Saints and the Roughnecks” article there are two types of classes; a lower class viewed as deviant and a middle class viewed as perfect. These two classes are defined by different statuses, titles, and symbols. They are also labeled differently by government officials, police, and by their respective social classes. Putting a “deviant” label on a certain social class almost always causes the labeled class to complete their “fulfilled prophecy. The tension between classes further reinforces what happens when we apply labels to groups in society, labels that will cause pain, suffering, and unequal treatment of other classes....   [tags: socioeconomic classes and their vicissitudes]

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Prohibition Period in the United States

- Prohibition in the United States In the United States from 1920 to 1933 there was a ban on the production and sale of alcoholic beverages, this time was known as prohibition. Prohibition of alcohol was a very controversial topic in the 1920s and because of this there were many varying opinions on it. Some people didn’t like it and bought alcohol illegally while some other groups supported it, even gangs got involved when they heard of the new illegal product on the black market. There were gang battles and political corruption and many other issues....   [tags: Alcohol Banishment, Gangs, Politics]

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Muscular Dystrophy: Roots, Cause, and Current Research

- Muscular Dystrophy: Roots, Cause, and Current Research Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disease that was discovered in 1861, by Guillaume B.A. Duchenne. Muscular dystrophy is a group of heredity disorders characterized by rapidly-worsening muscle weakness. The trait for muscular dystrophy may be transmitted as an autosomal dominant which means a disorder that has two copies of an abnormal gene that must be present in order for the disease or trait to develop. In this case, if some original carrier of the disease had children, the children would have a fifty-fifty chance of inheriting the disease....   [tags: Health, Muscular Dystrophy, Medical]

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Threads of the Bhagavad Gita

- Considered by most as the authority and seminal scripture relaying together all schools of Hindu philosophy, the Bhagavad Gita, is simply one big epic poem (by Western standards), where Sri Krishna reveals himself to Arjuna, a warrior on the eve of a great war with his own family to restore the throne to its rightful heir. This epic serves as metaphor for The Path the spiritual aspirant must take to attain illumination and become one with Krishna. (   [tags: Philosophy, Krishna, Jesus]

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