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Processing a Crime Scene

- There are several steps that need to be taken in order to process a crime scene. Some of the steps include: securing the scene, a detailed search, documenting the crime scene, collecting and preserving evidence, and finally releasing the scene. All of the following steps are crucial to avoid any possible contamination or otherwise compromise the scene before it can be released. Few, if any additional opportunities exist when processing a crime scene, so the first time is most pertinent. First responders play a crucial role in the establishment of a crime scene....   [tags: Crime Scene Investigation]

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Dramatic Scene Illustrated in Shakespeare's King Lear - Storm Scene

- Shakespeare’s King Lear offers its audience an impossible number of dramatic and memorable scenes, but I have chosen the storm scenes in Act III Scenes 1, 2 and 4 as my key dramatic scenes. The storm provides a dramatic centre to the play. It is used to bring about change, to represent Lear’s inner unrest, to symbolise the power of nature and to expose the play’s characters under the intolerant conditions of thunder and lightning. The scenes in which the storm takes place are very different to those which precede and follow them....   [tags: literary techniques, scene analysis]

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Word and Deed in Hamlet’s Death Scene

- The very act of engaging with fiction necessitates recognizing the possibilities and the limits of words. The audience of, for example, Hamlet obviously recognizes that the aim of words is not always to accurately describe reality. Yet, this recognition brings along with it a frightening realization: even when one tries, it is next to impossible to use words to accurately describe reality. In his 1951 article The Word In Hamlet, John Paterson argues that this crisis alarms Hamlet because of its relation to the greater chasm between appearance and substance; and that the crisis is ultimately solved by a reunion of word and deed in the play’s end....   [tags: hamlet, john paterson, death scene]

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Crime Scene Investigating and Processing

- Crime Scene Investigating and Processing Throughout the course of this paper I am going to talk about crime scene investigating, as well as, crime scene processing. I will talk about what a crime scene is what makes it a crime scene. That happens at a crime scene, also, what to look for at a crime scene. I will talk about who is involved in processing a crime scene and when or if other jurisdictions need to be brought in. The first thing that happens when there is a crime being reported is the police are notified by the dispatcher....   [tags: Crime Scene Forensics Essays]

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The Change in Psychological Behavior in Act 2 Scene 2 of Macbeth

- In Shakespeare’s, Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2 is a crucial part of the play, because of the off staging of Duncan’s murder shifts the focus onto Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, as well as revealing the psychological behavioral changes and how the scene affected these two characters. The scene eventually leads to the deterioration of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. In this scene Macbeth kills Duncan and almost immediately after the deed is done, he starts to develop a guilty conscience. Also throughout this scene Lady Macbeth shows her confidence because she takes control and shows that she is the dominant figure in their relationship....   [tags: Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2]

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Henry James’ The Golden Bowl, The American Scene, and the New York Edition

- Henry James’ The Golden Bowl, The American Scene, and the New York Edition In the letter he wrote to Scribner's in 1905 proposing that he "furnish" each volume of his forthcoming deluxe edition with a preface, Henry James portrayed his novels and stories as disenfranchised beings patiently awaiting a "chance" for their cause to be righted. James would be their advocate and the prefaces the texts with which he would demonstrate his novels' worth (367). In this paper I will argue that the writing of The Golden Bowl and The American Scene were essential precedents and complements to this project of self-vindication....   [tags: American Scene]

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Role of the Crime Scene Examiner

- Role of the Crime Scene Examiner Role As Pepper (2010) notes, the role of the crime scene investigator is incorrectly portrayed in the media. He explains how the general image portrayed in the media is of detectives carrying out crime scene investigations in large groups, with little protective clothing. In reality CSIs, or crime scene examiners, often work on their own and know the great importance of protective clothing. A number of roles required by a CSI have been identified and include; photography or videos of the scene, victims and property, search and recovery of physical evidence, fingerprints and palm prints, packaging and storage of evidence to prevent contamination as well as a...   [tags: physical evidence, fingerprints and palm prints]

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Analysis of a Scene in The Moulin Rouge

- Cinematography is the art or technique of motion-picture photography. The Moulin Rouge is a visually striking film, which incorporates brilliant elements of cinematography. One scene in particular that captures the brilliance of the cinematographer is the scene within which the “Unconscious Argentinean” takes it upon himself to explain the situation with an incredible, tango, adaptation of The Police’s song “Roxanne.” The lighting and other elements of this are gorgeous, as they eloquently convey the dark emotions of the situation: “Jealousy, anger, betrayal.” The different elements of cinematography, specifically, color, lighting, and the use of camera angles, bring to life the emotions, a...   [tags: Cinematography, Moulin Rouge]

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Analysis of Scene in the Middle of the Night

- In our scene from Middle of the Night, There are two characters; Betty and Marilyn. My character Betty is in her room getting ready for a date when Marilyn walks in. Marilyn is a very close friend of Betty’s and has been for six years. Betty and Marilyn seem like the kind of friends who are close because they are in similar circumstances. They are both married woman in their mid twenties who go shopping for their family’s together and talk about marital gossip. Their friendship is almost effortless because it is so natural and apart of their daily routine....   [tags: friends, conversation, decision, marital, divorce]

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A Career as a Crime Scene Investigator

- Crime scene investigators, also known as CSIs, have played an essential role in protecting citizens, by proving who is guilty, and who is innocent. CSIs use a large amount of Science and Math skills to solve crimes, resulting in a decent income. They are specialized in forensic science in order to examine crime scenes and recover important evidence (Career Cruising). CSIs must photograph/sketch crime scenes, take measurements, make observations, testify against criminals in court, and collect, pack, label, document, and analyze evidence (Career Cruising)....   [tags: legal issues, citizen protection]

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Gathering the Facts at the Crime Scene

- The excitement of watching a beautiful well-dressed medical examiner or forensic examiner in stiletto heels hovering over a homicide victim is quite thrilling for television. However, in the reality solving homicides is not as one would see on their favorite police show. As mention previous, the intrigue with police shows on television make it difficult to found a jury that have not seen those type show. Therefore, the court system has a problem obtaining a guilty verdict because jurors wrongfully acquit guilty defendants when no scientific evidence has been presented, as they have seen on television....   [tags: Law Enforcement]

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The Local Music Scene in Reykjavik

- Music is an important aspect of all cultures. Studying the music created by another culture allows us to learn about other peoples’ values and belief systems, their religious practices, and their social interactions with each other and with their social institutions (Hood, 1971; Titon, et. al, 2008). Analyzing the music of another culture also expands our general knowledge of other people which is especially important in an age of globalization where the achievements of one culture may influence the values, beliefs, and social institutions of another....   [tags: the work of Björk]

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Importance Of The First Scene In Macbeth

- The first scene in Macbeth plays a vital role.We as the readers are introduced to the three Witches.The witches were believed to be attendants of the devil who had sold their souls to be given the possession of evil powers.The presence of the witches sets the tone for the rest of the tragic play. The weird sisters plan to meet Macbeth and then misguide him.We are already introduced to the tragic protagonist Macbeth via the witches.He is the target of the threesome who have almost already seen into his soul.The readers are left bewildered as to why Macbeth has been singled out in this manner?the witches have realized that it will easier to ‘wraught’ with his ’mettle’ as he is the more pliabl...   [tags: William Shakespeare]

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The Explanation of Design in a Scene

- Explanation of design OPENING and MENU On scene 1, a short opening of the storyline of the movie will appear gradually, using text and images with different effects like brightness, tint, alpha… The introduction aims to make a favorable impression of the movie and hence stimulate users' interest. Also, users can save time by clicking SKIP button to enter the MENU page. The scene will stop at the image of the royal family tapestry, which at the same time is a button that gives users the choice whether to continue....   [tags: image, story, characters, effect]

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The Duties of Crime Scene Investigators

- Thanks to media, Crime Scene Investigator is a popular television show worldwide. The televised murder series has caused increased interest in the world of examining crime scenes. However, long before CSI became a hit televised series, the western civilizations were finding their own way to solve crimes using science through collecting, identifying and analyzing evidence. Many people would say that the Romans were the first for many things. In 44 B.C., a Roman physician, Antistius performed the first autopsy on the famous Juilius Caesar....   [tags: Forensic, Evidence]

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Home Invasion Of Crime Scene

- ... The arrival of non-essential personnel at the crime scene can result in problems protecting the scene. Only individuals responsible for the immediate investigation of the crime, security of the crime scene, and processing the crime scene should be present. Non-essential personnel such as police officers, district attorneys, federal agents, etc. should be prevented from entering the crime scene(unless they can offer relevant information), preventing the increased risk of contamination to the scene....   [tags: Victim, The Victim, Police, Forensic evidence]

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Exploring The Atmosphere And Visualize The Scene

- ... A large sum of the story is spent describing the setting of the story. For example after she was informed of her husbands passing the author says, “ There stood, facing the open window, a comfortable, roomy armchair. Into this she sank, pressed down by physical exhaustion that haunted her body and seemed to reach her soul” (Chopin 236). This passage makes the reader feel as if the women is extremely shocked and very hurt by the passing of her husband, the way the setting is describes set the tone as a sad one and the atmosphere is as-well....   [tags: Fiction, Novel, Short story, W. H. Auden]

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Scene Analysis of "The Green Mile"

- The film The Green Mile was originally written by Stephen King and later directed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the guards and inmates of a penitentiary’s Death Row during the great depression. There is a certain monotony that comes with working on Death Row and Paul Edgecomb, played by Tom Hanks, has become numb to the fact that he is paid to take lives; that is until John Coffey gets sentenced to death and is sent to Paul’s “green mile”. John Coffey is a very large black man that was accused of rape and murder of two little girls, and in the 1930’s having charges like that brought upon you was grounds for the death penalty, especially for a black man in the south....   [tags: Green Mile, Frank Darabont, directors, ]

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The Civil War Scene Of Lincoln

- ... In addition, the lack of depth in his political background made it difficult to understand Lincoln 's game of "hands-off" dirty bribing. Although these flaws dishonored the idea of "Honest Abe," they were made to flatter him. Throughout the film, the audience was bombarded with the idea that Lincoln was committed to ending slavery when in reality, he wanted only to preserve the Union. This lack of political development even came to play within Lincoln 's cabinet—historically known for being an inharmonious and an independent bunch- who would become quiet and support Lincoln in a matter of a few minutes in the film....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery]

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Hamlet 's Scene With The Play

- ... This inner play is about a man who kills his brother by poisoning him and marrying his brother 's wife. This is the exact situation that Hamlet believes happened in his family. Hamlet sets up this play in order to get a reaction out of Claudius. Hamlet truly believes that “The play’s the thing Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.”. In this play we see recurring manifestations of Hamlet’s madness. In reality Hamlet is not actually mad he is just acting for various reasons. One main reason is to prove that Claudius actually killed his father....   [tags: Hamlet, Gertrude, Characters in Hamlet]

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LSD And The '60s Music Scene

- In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippies. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic of acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, The Byrds, and Jimi Hendrix, were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some great music. This decade was full of adventure, music, sex, drugs, and exploration, which was all made possible due to this powerfully triply drug....   [tags: Psychedelic Music, Woodstock]

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The Gym, As a Social Scene

- Although fitness centers and gyms may appear to be a place to break a sweat and work out with the intention of not being seen without makeup and in grungy clothes, this may not be the case, in particular when it comes to college gyms. Contrary to the findings Tamara L. Black displayed in her dissertation for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology from the University of California in Los Angeles, in which she depicts the situation of the classical fitness center as exercise dominated, after observations made while participating in the Boston College Recreational Complex, fitness centers may be more heavily focused on expressing sexual and social relations than for health related issues....   [tags: Sociology]

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LSD and the '60s Music Scene

- In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippie musicians that loved to drop acid and create some of the most interesting and innovative music known to man. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic or acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, and The Byrds were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some very popular music....   [tags: drugs, hippie culture, psychedelic music]

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Criminal Profiling And Crime Scene

- ... The traditional explanation was given by Farrington in 1997 stating that: “behavioral consistency as the probability that an individual will repeatedly commit similar types of offenses” (Alison, Bennell, Mokros, & Ormerod, 2002, p. 122). The other definition given is a molecular analysis of criminal behavior that Canter stated in 1995 stating that behavior consistency is the repetition of particular aspects of behavior if the same offender engages in the same type of offense again (Alison, Bennell, Mokros, & Ormerod, 2002, p....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Crime]

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Romeo and Juliet's Balcony Scene

- William Shakespeare's highly acclaimed play 'Romeo and Juliet' explores 'two star-crossed' lovers declaring undying love for one another, juxtaposing the hate and the violence of the two feuding households. Their forbidden love leads to tragic consequences, such as their 'untimely death'. However, against the backdrop of hate blood and 'mutiny' lies the pure, innocent love of Romeo and Juliet. The plays most famous love scene, act 2 scene 2, shows these young lovers expressing an undying love. This beautiful and poetic scene has a thrilling element of danger, this is because Romeo is placing his life on the line by being in the Capulet orchard just to see his love Juliet....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Is Fingerprinting A Crime Scene?

- Fingerprinting A pale, water-filled body washes up on a lonely stretch of an open beach in a non-rural area. A car accident takes the life of a driver or passenger during a short trip home or perhaps to a store nearby. A massive fire is caught in a methamphetamine lab and devastates an apartment building or a home. A boyfriend or girlfriend murders their significant other and frames them for committing suicide. A child shows up missing for months and is later found dead in the middle of deep woods....   [tags: Fingerprint, Forensic evidence, Crime]

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LSD and the Psychedelic Scene

- ... Once again on April 19th he purposely ingested 250 µg (an extremely small amount) of the substance and tripped the whole way home on his bicycle. From the ‘40s through the ‘60s LSD was experimented with by psychiatrists and the government. While psychiatrists could not find any legitimate medical purposes for the drug, the government determined that it could be used to control large groups of people. In the ‘60s, the drug became very popular with the help of Timothy Leary and it spread around the United States and the United Kingdom like wildfire....   [tags: lysergic acid diethylamide]

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Literacy Behind The Scene Literacy

- ... Putting together a shelf is completed by reading directions. Presentations are able to be performed due to one’s ability to communicate clearly with another. Literacy events can happen in everyday life and do happen every day. Literacy is the knowledge of understanding what is being said. One would not be able to write what they are trying to say without the ability to understand the written word. A literacy event can help one shape their life by helping one interact with another in the written text form....   [tags: Writing, Literacy, Communication, Writing system]

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Becoming a Crime Scene Investigator

- I was sitting in the old rickety chair that looked as if it had been there for five years. The smell of gunpowder hung in the morning air as I leaned over the rifle rest. My finger wrapped around the trigger as my eye focused through the scope of my grandfather’s Springfield ’03. I took a deep breath and let half out. My finger tightened on the trigger as I awaited the recoil and crack of the gunpowder igniting. Finally, when my finger’s pull was enough to move the trigger, the gun went off. Moments like this are why I love shooting guns....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Securing the Crime Scene

- When the call comes in that a crime has been committed, the police are dispatched to the crime scene. When the police arrive on scene, they need to take control by apprehending any suspects and looking for witnesses/victims. If the scene is not safe, the first responders must secure the area. If anyone is hurt, they should call for medical personnel as soon as possible. The first police officer on scene is usually in charge until a criminal investigator arrives on scene. Depending on the crime committed, the crime scene could be as small as the interior room of a building or as large as the whole neighborhood....   [tags: Crime ]

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Mise En Scene Analysis

- Mise en scene is a French theatrical term meaning “placing on stage,” or more accurately, the arrangement of all visual elements of a theatrical production within a given playing area or stage. The exact area of a playing area or stage is contained by the proscenium arch, which encloses the stage in a picture frame of sorts. However, the acting area is more ambiguous and acts with more fluidity by reaching out into the auditorium and audience. Whatever the margins of the stage may be, mise en scene is a three dimensional continuation of the space an audience occupies consisting of depth, width, and height....   [tags: gravity movie, placing on stage, motion picture]

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Analysis of the Movie Ali Directed by Michael Mann

- ... This scene is also my favorite because it shows Muhammad Ali’s ability to overcome adversity. During the fight Ali was dominating Liston and clearly the leader in the fight, when Liston put something on his glove to attempt to temporarily blur Ali’s vision. As Ali was visually impaired Liston began to dominate the fight and nearly knockout Ali. Ali’s endurance and confidence helped to keep him stable in the fight until he regained his vision and knocked Sonny Liston out. I believe that this scene foreshadows that Ali will be forced to overcome many obstacles in his life during his boxing career....   [tags: plot, scene, production, theme]

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Nature in the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthrone

- It may serve, let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom, that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow. ~Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne portrays Nature predominantly throughout his novel, The Scarlet Letter. He sets the scene, the tone, and the mood of the story by opening the book, making reference to the prison - house “the black flower of civilized  society... the cemetery,” and an unsightly grass-plot with overgrown weeds “much overgrown with burdock, pigweed, apple-Peru, and such unsightly vegetation” and a beautiful wild rose-bush that he says, “it may serve to symbolize some sweet moral blossom, that may be found along...   [tags: scene, tone, mood]

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Fingerprint as Personal Identification: The Bertillion Formula

- Fingerprints can be analyzed and matched to specific individuals. And because no one else in the world has the same fingerprints as us, it is guaranteed that any prominent prints can place a certain individual at the scene. Another distinctive characteristic of fingerprints is that they never change, from the day your born to the day you die, you are stuck with them. So by analyzing prints found at a crime, we are able to link a suspect or witness. By now we have a database that carries at least 700 million prints....   [tags: fbi, crime scene investigation]

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Class Interview with Scenic Designer Kate Miller

- Scenic Designer, Karen Miller, has designed over one hundred theatrical productions and various scenic projects dealing with theme parks and local theatres. She attained her Masters of Fine Arts from the Mason Gross School of Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey. In a successful attempt to broaden her skills and knowledge through experience, she was a freelance designer for approximately ten years. Currently, Ms. Miller is the as Vice President of Design and Construction for SRO Associates in which she has been tasked in large construction projects including designing shows at Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Sea World....   [tags: scene, design, complex, environment]

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Do Horror Films Mirror Our Society’s Fears and Social Problems?

- Do horror films mirror our society’s fears and social problems. Horror movies gives audiences a jolt of fear as the most frightening scene takes place on screen, but is that scene of horror connected to the horrors of our everyday life. The problems we fear everyday are coming alive on the big screen. Creators of these films are cleverly disguise our fears of isolation, change, and the unknown into their films. Or do we as a society have a sick need to have these fears scare us. Throughout the years of film history movie monsters have mirrored our social problems and fears; as our society changes through the years so do the monsters on the big screen....   [tags: film analysis, frightening scene]

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Singapore's Independent Music Scene

- As Singapore’s indie, or independent, music scene grows, a prominent problem surfaces: Singaporean indie bands and musicians are underrated and not given enough opportunities in their homeland. This paper explains why there is a need for more opportunities to be accorded to indie musicians. Indie music is “music [that is] produced and funded by any band or label not affiliated with … major corporate labels like Sony or Epic”. (Andrews, 2006, para. 4). A few factors have resulted in indie music gaining popularity worldwide over the years....   [tags: Music]

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Grunge: The Musical Revolution that Changed America

- ... Front-man Kurt Cobain still holds a place as a music icon, and it is the general opinion that his demise in 1994 was also the demise of grunge music. Grunge was extremely different from the other genres of music that were popular in the 1980s and 1990s, both musically and thematically. Grunge possessed a strong melodic quality, despite its slightly distorted sound. Unlike other forms of rock during that time, it did not seem to center on guitar solos. It also did not share the same lyrical themes as punk and metal....   [tags: Seattle music scene, fashion]

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Seven Mistakes in Suicide Investigations

- ... The use of a standardized form will make certain that all available relevant information will be gathered and documented. Such information will be useful later for the psychological autopsy. In addition, Geberth (2013, p. 56) says to establish if the death is suicidal in nature it is necessary to apply two more basic investigative considerations: (1) the presence of the weapon or means of death at the scene; and (2) injuries or wounds that are obviously self-inflicted or could have been inflicted by the deceased....   [tags: court, evidence, scene, mistake]

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Criminal Justice and Forensic Science

- Many factors determine why a criminal does what they do and victims have been left helplessly with no answer for many years. Many criminals will start with small petty crimes with as little as a slap on the wrist, but then they believe that they can get away with something a little more once again with no punishment until they have gotten so good at lying that it is second nature. Crimes happen right under our noses as a house wife has everyone excited about her 4th pregnancy, while she is planning when, why, the excuse, the lies, and how she is going to get rid of the child....   [tags: Crime Scene Investigator, Criminals]

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Forensic Science: Stopping the Crime

- ... If needed the greater the number of independent factors such as polymorphic protein and blood group that can be identified in a given blood sample. This information can be used to clarify whether associate or disassociate a particular bloodstain with a given individual ^1 And also scientists should concern about the blood stain pattern analysis. The first step of this analysis is to understand the way in which particular bloodstain patterns have arisen. Bloodstain patterns at crime scene to help reconstruct the event that occurred during the commission of a crime....   [tags: evidence, investigation, crime, scene]

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Collection and Preservation of Evidence

- My team members and I received information that a man called Bob Butcher, the chairman of the ‘England for the English’ movement was planning to cause disruption at the official opening of a new Mosque in Ealing on the 19th of April 2014. Bob is a well-known man to the police, he has a number of convictions for serious assault. Ted Towser who was recently Bob Butcher’s number two approached me and told me that Bob was up to something ‘serious’ and wants nothing to do with it and he was willing to give further information about Bob’s plans....   [tags: Crime Scene Investigation]

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Journalism in War Stricken Locations

- When war erupts, the world’s media converge on the scene of battle. The bigger the battle, the more consequential the fighting, and the more involved the major power then the more media will attend. “The very nature of war,” according to journalist Kate Adie (2002), “confuses the role of the journalist” (2002). Confronted with the often horrific realities of conflict, any belief that the journalist can remain distant, remote, or unaffected by what is happening “tends to go out the window” in a hurry....   [tags: reporting on the scene of a battle]

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Severance Hall on University Circle

- ... In her memory, John Severance made several more contributions toward the halls completion, totaling 3 million. The building was dedicated in 1930, and completed in 1931, at a cost of 7 million dollars. The landmark building was recognized as one of the most modern, up-to-date concert facilities in America when it opened. Severance also has a chamber music hall, called the Reinburger Hall, which seats 400 patrons, while the main concert hall is able to seat 1,844. Before the construction of Severance Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra first performed in the much smaller Grays Armory in downtown Cleveland and then moved to the Masonic Auditorium for concerts in the 1920s’....   [tags: architecture, concerts, scene]

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War Scene

- War scene A Farewell to Arms is one of the great American novel written by Ernest Hemingway concerning his own experiences serving in the Italian campaigns during the First World War. It opens with a description of artillery-laden troops marching slowly through the rains of late summer and autumn. One of these men is an American called Frederic Henry, a volunteer ambulance driver. Henry is currently in the Italian army, at the Italian front during World War I. This novel gives brilliant depictions about the conflict’s senseless savageness and violent perplexity: the scene of the Italian army’s retreat remains one of the most intense evocations of war in American literature....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Red River Movie Review

- Red River Movie Review The 1948 Western Red River is a movie of action, romance and hardship. The main characters are Tom Dunson played by John Wayne, Wagon Driver Groot Nadine played by Walter Brennan and Adopted son of Dunson Matt Garth played by Montgomery Clift. This is a western that shows the first Cattle drive of the Chisholm Trail. In the first scene Tom Dunson was heading with a wagon train in 1851 and decides to go his own way to start a cattle ranch in Texas. His wagon driver goes along with him....   [tags: western, scene, cattle drive]

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Macbeth Scene Analysis

- Ross retrieving crown scene. This scene, when tied with the previous scene at the castle of Macduff, shows Ross as being a double sided character. When Polanski first suggested that Ross was the “mysterious” third assassin, we are lead to believe that Ross is like a right hand man for Macbeth. In the film, when Ross arrives at the place of Banquo's murder you can see that he is the “odd” murderer. This being that he has the highest rank and most notable title of the three men sent to do the deed of silencing Banquo....   [tags: Macbeth Essays]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Slave Pen Scene '

- ... Schultz is set on killing for reward. However, alongside the third flashback, I wonder if this scene could be accomplished in another way. This is definitely far less grotesque and shocking than the rape scene, but I think it’s ultimately doing the same thing. Because we don’t get anything following the scene other than the perpetuation of Django’s revenge narrative within the slave narrative, I can’t help but see the Western elements as a free-pass to show another torture scene. I’m not opposed to mutilation or other horrors, especially when they’re historically accurate and serve to inform the audience about the truths that they might normally shy away from....   [tags: Slavery, History of slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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Exclusion of The Crucible Act Ⅱ Scene 2

- ... [She] ought to be given Godly looks when [she] suffer[s]...”(Page 2). Speaking so godly of herself, Abigail seems possessed when she accounts her sufferings to Proctor, although she knows John will not fall for her dramatic and insane rambling of hypocrites and voodoo dolls, yet she continues to do so. Finally, the biggest inconsistency of description of the character, John Proctor, appears when he threatens Abigail that he is not afraid of ruining both of their names to clear her wife’s name, if Abigail does not “tell the court [she is] blind to spirits” (Page 4)....   [tags: Arthur Miller play analysis]

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Collecting the Evidence From a Crime Scene

- Collecting evidence from a crime scene is a crucial aspect of solving crimes. Before evidence can be seized, there must first be a court order approving the search of the crime scene and the seizure of the evidence found at the scene. Standard protocol for officers is for them to always use latex gloves, avoid plastic bags, double wrap small objects, package each object separately, and to collect as much evidence as possible. It is better to have too much evidence than to not have enough. There are countless amounts of evidence that can be found at a crime scene....   [tags: criminology, blood stains]

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Mise En Scene : Movie Analysis

- Mise en scene is a French term that is defined as the overall point of view of a movie or the "placing on stage". In other words, it refers to the combined experience of what the viewers hear, see and think of when they watch a movie. The mise en scene of a movie catches the attention of the viewers’ moods as much as lighting, props sounds, and smells do. It alerts their emotional response system to a real-life setting, which is conveyed in the movie. Mise en scene has two significant visual components: design and composition....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Cinematography]

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Scene Analysis in "A Midsummer Nights Dream"

- ‘Midsummer Nights Dream’ is one of Shakespeare’s most famous and successful plays. The play was part of Shakespeare’s early work. It was written and performed around 1595. ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ is a romantic comedy play; and that’s what I will be focusing on how Shakespeare creates humour in act 5 scene 1. So how does he create humour. There are many ways as to how Shakespeare creates humour; one of the main reasons is through the characters. There are there sets of characters the fairies, court and the mechanicals in this case it’s the mechanicals....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Fountain Scene Analysis in Atonment by McEwan

- We see the fountain scene in three different perspectives, in the eyes of young Briony and through Robbie and Cecilia. The scene takes place outside the Tallis estate near a fountain where Cecilia is filling up a vase with water. Robbie offers his assistance but mistakenly drops the vase causing it to shatter to pieces (McEwan 29). The vase was of very sentimental value to the Tallis family and Cecilia is very upset with Robbie. Cecilia undresses in front of Robbie to get into the fountain to pick up the broken pieces (McEwan 30)....   [tags: perspective, relationship, class]

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Crime Scene Profiling

- History is important and gives us information on what has come before, it gives us a look back on where we have been and what we are becoming. It also reminds us where our knowledge and wisdom came from. History is for critical thinkers, it is for those who will not blindly accept what is handed to them. It is for those that would rather come to understand things. Criminal profiling came about in the late 1940’s and is mainly used by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), deal with highly organized crimes that local law enforcement agencies refer to them....   [tags: criminology, behavioral science]

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Tension in Act 1 Scene 5

- Shakespeare creates tension in Act 1 Scene 5 by making Romeo, who is a Montague go to a Capulet party. This here creates drama as the two families are enemies so this makes the audience wonder what is going to happen next. One of the ways in which Shakespeare creates tension in act 1 scene 5 is his use of dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is when the audience knows something about present or future circumstances which the characters do not have any knowledge of. For example, the audience know that Tybalt sees Romeo at the Capulet party, but Romeo does not know Tybalt has seen him.’ This, his voice should be a Montague’....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Do the Right Thing Scene Analysis

- Do the Right Thing is a dramatic comedic film that was directed by Spike Lee. The movie was released in 1989. Lee served in three capacities for the film: writer, director and producer of the movie, Ernest Dickenson was the cinematographer and Barry Alexander Brown was the film’s editor. For this film, Lee garnered together some notable actors and actresses, including Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, Rosie Perez, Samuel L. Jackson, John Tuturro and Martin Lawrence. The setting of the movie is in Bedford-Stuyvesant; which is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1: To Be or Not To Be

- ... In Hamlet’s soliloquy shakespeare strikes home with a pivotal human concern, the validity and worthiness of life. Would it not be easier to just enter a never-ending sleep rather than “to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them” (act 3.1. 58-60). This quote is important because Hamlet really struggles with the prospect of killing himself or if he should endure his pain and suffering so as not to risk an afterlife of eternal damnation in hell....   [tags: theatre, soliloquy, danish king]

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Crime Scene Investigation

- Every week more than 60 million Americans turn their television sets to tune to the popular crime investigation drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation or one of its countless spin offs, which have become increasingly popular among the American public (Shelton, n.d.). The show has been a top rated drama since it was first aired in 2001, it has received several Emmy nominations, and many even claimed it has lead to the considerable increase in college students studying forensic science. Recently however, despite its many achievements several newspapers and magazine articles began warning about the impact the shows influence is having on our criminal justice system; they referred to the phenomeno...   [tags: Media, TV Show]

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Juliet, Scene 5

- Act 4, Scene 5 Nurse: Mistress. Hey, mistress. Juliet. I bet she’s fast asleep. Hey, lamb. Hey, lady. You’re acting like a lazy person who lays lies in bed long after usual. Hey, love, I say. Madam. Sweetheart. Hey, bride. Why are you not responding. Take your small amounts of rest now; get a week’s worth of sleep. I bet Count Paris won’t let you rest much tomorrow night. God forgive me, marry and amen. How sound asleep she is. I need to wake her up. Madam, madam, madam. Let the count take you in your bed, I bet he will wake you up....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Restoration Period: Reviving The Drama Scene

- The Restoration Period, lasting from roughly 1660 until 1710, was a time of renewed interest in the theatre due to European monarch Charles II’s revival of the theatrical scene in England, Scotland and Ireland. While the Restoration Period is a broad term coined for the renewal of the English monarchies and leaders in these areas, Restoration theatre, and more specifically a comedic style of theatre that came to prominence with explicit content known as Restoration Comedy, were important aspects of the period until its end in 1710....   [tags: charles II, european monarch, puritan regime]

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Scene 1 Of His Opera Wozzeck

- ... While the resolution is anticipated in the bass after this moment, Berg displaces it to the top voice at the onset of the first variation, further providing proof for a tonal center within his theme based off of atonal material. These two themes “are presented in stark alliteration, reflecting Marie’s unsettled mood.” This disgruntled mood continues to be expanded on throughout the scene. Berg even goes as far as to present the first theme as if it were based on atonality in the fourth variation....   [tags: Key signature, Relative key, Minor chord, Chord]

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Suspense and Tension in the opening scene of 'Jaws'

- ‘Jaws’ a thriller based on the novel by Peter Benchley, the film was directed by Steven Spielberg. In a beach resort of Amity Island, a young girl named Chrissie is the first victim of the shark’s vicious attack, when it strikes for the second time, the police refuse to put out warning about the shark. It then returns and kills again, the mayor orders the local fishermen to catch the great white shark before it kills even more victims. The fishermen are satisfied when they catch a Tiger shark the mayor reopens the beaches despite the warning from the ichthyologist when he suspects it was from a formidable great white shark....   [tags: Jaws, Steven Spielberg, director, suspense, ]

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Act one Scene 3 of Fences

- The reason for why I chose to write about an excerpt from August Wilson’s Fences, is simply because I can relate to this scene better than anything else I’ve read this semester. This scene strikes close to my heart, because it is about life lessons taught through work. If there is anything I learned from my childhood it was hard work is the best teacher and when you have a father like mine there is plenty of work to do. This scene also displays a great situation where a young man must be taught about priorities, another lesson that was taught to me through work that I accomplished with my father....   [tags: August Wilson, life lesson, father, son, work]

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Scene Change

- Scene Being Changed: (Chbosky 202-213) The scene being changed is the day that Sam, Charlie’s love interest, leaves for college. The previous night, things had gotten intimate between her and Charlie, but Charlie freaked out when she began to touch him. That night, he had a dream about his Aunt Helen touching him the same way that Sam did. On the day that Sam left, Charlie returned home and reality sank in. Here, we realize that Charlie had “gotten bad again;” He had lost all of his friends, he had no one to comfort him, and he was beginning to think that the dream he had about his Aunt Helen was an actual memory....   [tags: being a wallflower, aunt helen]

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How Film Components Emphasize The Scene

- ... In Hamlet the lighting in Hamlet’s soliloquy is low at the start of his soliloquy. The room is very bright but a shadow is cast on his face from behind. This shows the contrast in emotions where he lives a very rich life but is suffering emotionally and is thinking about if his life is worth living. The lighting creates emotions. As the soliloquy continues the camera cuts to the front of his face showing his emotions and being in deep thought. The lighting is not too bright but very vintage being enough to show his emotion to set the mood as being tense and creating empathy from the audience....   [tags: The Lion King, Hamlet, Emotion, Prince Hamlet]

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The Divorce Scene from Medea's Children

- The scene from Medea’s Children that I chose to adapt is the divorce scene. The dramatic conflict that I chose to focus on is Little Jason’s want to understand what’s going on, but not being given any straight answers, if any answers at all. In this scene, Little Jason asks Jason and Medea what divorce is, but they pay no attention to him. He asks Little Medea, who gives him an assortment of situations that she describes as “divorce”, including divorcing one’s spit, running back and forth between a doll and herself, or splitting up space and possessions....   [tags: justification, dramatic conflict]

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Cultural Competence And The Health Care Scene

- ... Although, I had all of life’s necessities, such as food, water, clothes and shelter, my family was still considered unfortunate. With that being said, my parents always made a way for me and my brothers. We always had a hot meal, clean clothes and more so we be knew that we were blessed. Therefore, I can attest to the fact that my life revolved around family, work and attending church, which are common characteristics of the African American culture. Featured in TED Talk, Chimamanda Adichie states in summary, one individual story initiates labels, and the difficulty with labels is not due to them being false, but that they are inadequate....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Culture, The Culture]

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Drama In Act I, Scene V

- Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story written William Shakespeare in the 16th century. The themes are based on tragedy, love and fate. Love is introduced by Romeo and Juliet throughout the play and is what they only do together. Their fate sadly will be their death. However they were both destined to end in calamity. To begin with, the play opens with the prologue in Verona, Italy. The prologue is written as a sonnet and is a traditional poetic form that dealt with a theme of requited love. Sonnets also created a sense of harmony....   [tags: Literary Elements]

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Art History

- The Breakfast Scene is part of an episodic sequence of paintings, in order to display a satirical perspective of the aristocracy. The medium presented is oil on canvas , and was completed in 1745 and now resides within the National Gallery in London. The narrative presented reflects the frivolous spending of the nobility, in order to satisfy certain aspects of eroticism. Depicting a vice count returning from a night at the local brothel , only to find his beloved lounging area defiled by his parents banquet....   [tags: The Breakfast Scene]

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Macbeth: Act II, Scene II

- In Act 2 Scene 2, Shakespeare uses tension and dramatic interest to illustrate how Macbeth, with Lady Macbeth influencing him to do so, commits the murder of King Duncan, and the after effects. Shakespeare's language helps create this theatrical picture in the previous scene with Macbeth's soliloquy about the dark in the "black night," and the evil he associates with it prepares the audience for the murder scene. In this scene, the audience know what Macbeth is doing is wrong and that he will suffer terrible consequences, but there is something inside of everyone that either propels him on out of fascination or wills him to stop....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Susan Glaspell 's A Significant Scene

- ... He spoke this way openly to the group of both men and women because of the social standing men held over the opposite gender. Women as a whole were expected to uphold traditions of courtship before marriage, then sacrifice her personal dreams to marry and live a life of so called comfort where she would spend her time working in the home. A farmers ' wife was no different. She would have animals to tend to, preparations of food for winter, sewing and mending among many other daily tasks all while being expected to keep a clean and tidy house....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Susan Glaspell, Marriage]

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Marco Topete's Murder Scene Analysis

- Crime Marco Topete, 39, was convicted of First Degree Murder with Special Circumstances after a high speed pursuit lead to the death of Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Antonio Diaz on 15 June 2008. Diaz was fatally struck in the chest by one of seventeen .223 caliber rounds fired from an AR-15 Assault Rifle fired by Marco Topete. The .223 Round pierced Diaz’ Kevlar vest and struck the Sherriff’s County vehicle which contained Topete’s daughter who was abandoned in Topete’s car when he fled on foot from the vehicle....   [tags: criminology and forensic analysis]

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Hamlet Nunnery Scene Tone Analysis

- ... Hamlet quickly becomes angry and distressed, especially when Ophelia gives his love letters back. Ophelia, after being insulted and mocked by him, is asked where her father is. When she lies and replies that Polonius is at her home, Hamlet responds with viciousness, “Let the doors be shut upon him that he may play the fool nowhere but in s’own house,” (III.i. 142-143). The tone is of intense anger because of Ophelia’s dishonesty yet there are hints of passion as well. His passion for her is translated through the intentional hurt he causes to Ophelia....   [tags: Shakespeare plays]

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MacBeth: Act 1, Scene 7

- In Shakespeare’s MacBeth, a Scottish thane ascends his way to becoming king by killing off anyone in his way. MacBeth’s first victim, and most difficult to kill, was King Duncan. The reason killing King Duncan was harder for MacBeth than killing other victims, was that MacBeth had never committed such a crime, and he was unsure whether or not he wanted to go through with his plan. He had promised his ambitious wife, Lady MacBeth, that he would kill Duncan, though he later reassesses the idea. If it were not for Lady MacBeth’s persuasion, Duncan most likely would not have been murdered....   [tags: King Duncan, Play Analysis]

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The Process of Criminal Investigation and Evidence

- “The investigation of [a]crime encompasses the collection of information and evidence for identifying, apprehending, and convicting suspected offenders” (Osterburg). Many things may come to mind when an investigation is mentioned, such as TV shows of Law and Order, CSI and Criminal Minds. The realities of an investigation though differ from these TV shows immensely. In reality, there are certain responsibilities an investigator must go through to achieve the evidence needed to prosecute the offender and close the case successfully....   [tags: crime scene, investigator, case evidence]

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Comparing Two Great Directors: Roman Polanski and Pedro Almodovar

- Comparing two great directors I. Introduction What is mise en scene. When speaking of movies today, mise en scene is a well-used term. If you want to translate it, I think the best translation would be “put in the scene”. Mise en scene generally means everything within the shot, everything that the camera is showing. Mise-en-scene is all about the film staging, all that is visible in front of the camera and all its design included; trim, music, clothing, environment, camera movements, makeup etc....   [tags: mise-en-scene, camera, theme]

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The Singles’ Scene

- The Singles’ Scene "[W]e are all often complicit in the silencing of students. The victims often silence themselves as well…"(Hall 7). Is my hair ok. How does my makeup look. Am I going to look like a geek if I answer another question. Do I have to play sports to impress the girls. These kinds of insecurities flood an adolescents mind when placed into a coed education. Instead of focusing on the task put forth by the teacher, the task that should be the most important thing on his or her mind, adolescents are distracted by others around them, especially the opposite sex....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Mise-en-Scene in Edward Scissorhands

- Edward Scissorhands, written by Tim Burton, tells the tale of a young man who is lovable, childlike and sensitive, bewildered by the humanity around him, yet is terrifying- someone who has scissors, the deadly weaponry, for hands. Many viewers may read this film as a “Tim Burton” type of fairytale which includes both an alternative aspect and romance. However, through the presentation of mise-en-scene in this film, Burton drives in a much more serious subject of social criticism by establishing two different understandings of life in the movie....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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The Movie Rope Directed By Alfred Hitchcock

- ... In the opening scene, you see Brandon strangling David, while Phillip is simply standing next to him, witnessing the murder. Aside from keeping the secret, the only real involvement Phillip had in the murder of David was opening the chest to hide David’s body. Out of the two, Brandon had the more sinister demeanor, he even states that he wishes they could have committed the murder with the curtains open, in broad daylight. After the murder is over with and the curtains are opened, Brandon goes for a drink and states that it is “out of character” for David to drink something “as corrupt as whiskey” to which Phillip replies that it was “out of character for him to die.” This exchange shows...   [tags: KILL, Murder, Victim, The Final Scene]

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The Sentiment of Oprah, Not Hurston in Their Eyes Were Watching God

- Oprah takes a magnum opus, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and remakes it into an entirely different story that does not comply with the book. By altering Janie’s character, moral fiber, relationships, and public acts, it changes the meaning of the novel. The hurricane scene, symbolism, and the significance of the title vary from the book. The story morphs into a tale of love when made into a movie. Zora Neale Hurston’s book holds a disparate meaning before it falls into the hands of Oprah, who annihilates it....   [tags: character, moral, relationships, acts, scene]

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