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Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am

- Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am There are a million acts of kindness each day. Some young man gives a stranger a compliment, or a teacher brightens a students morning. But, in the world we live in today, these acts are rare to come by. In this short story Thank You, Ma’am, the boy, out of mysterious luck, gets taken in by the woman whom he was trying to steal a purse from. Her actions, following the incident towards the boy, may have seemed very kind and understanding, but the boy needs a more solid way of punishment....   [tags: Thank You, Ma’am]

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Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking?

- Peter Brimelow's “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” is a well-written argument with a lot of evidence to support his claim. Other than the last two paragraphs, Brimelow provides rational support for the positive side of smoking. His article discusses the benefits that smoking can have to peoples’ health. Such evidence as that of D.M Warbutton, a British researcher who said that smoking stimulates alertness, dexterity, and cognitive capacity (141). Citing a number of scientific journals, Brimlow has also found that smoking can reduce the risk of developing such diseases as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Endometrial cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoarthr...   [tags: Brimelow Thank You Smoking Essays]

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Interview Follow Up or Thank You Letter

- Kara Kreme 1234 Tennis Court Sports, CA 95616 (530) 765-4321 kkreme@email.edu March 1, 2001 Ms. Kristi Krispy, Coordinator The Internship and Career Center University of Somewhere One Chance Avenue Sports, CA 95616 Dear Ms. Krispy, Thank you for the opportunity to interview for the position of Student Advisor this afternoon, Friday, March 1, 2001. It strengthened my interest in the position and reinforced my confidence in my ability to excel should I be selected for the position. My experience working with fellow Somewhere students, organizational skills, and work ethic would benefit students visiting the ICY, and would allow me to grow professionally....   [tags: Interview Follow Up Thank You Letters]

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Childhood Influences Our Future Decisions, as Seen in “Thank you, Ma’m” by Langston Hughes and “Spilled Salt” by Barbara Neely

- Certain factors in a person’s childhood can influence the decision that a person makes. These factors are likely very significant and can change the perspectives of different people. Langston Hughes, the writer of Thank You M’am, and Barbara Neely, the writer of Spilled Salt, both use various literary techniques to convey to the theme of childhood having an influence on a person’s behavior and decisions. These techniques allow the authors to present this theme more successfully through the use of sympathy, humor, and character....   [tags: childhood, poetry, Thank you, Ma’m, Langston Hughe]

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Thank You For A Wonderful Evening

- ... I shivered; I was wet, and the air conditioning was on. “Are you cold?” He asked and stared at me. “I am; I need to go get changed.” We stood there looking at each other. I wasn’t sure how to proceed. I felt like he was waiting for me. I was going to have to let him know it was okay. “Do you want to come with me?” I asked. “Yes, I want to come with you.” He replied. That was it; the discussion was over. We went upstairs and entered my room. David closed the door and grabbed my hand and pulled me towards him....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, English-language films]

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Short Story : No, Thank You

- ... “How could we not?” Breanna said, laughing far louder than I would have liked her to. I had no interest in being Emily 's friend, but there was no need to make her feel badly. Luckily, I don 't think Emily heard us, but it is also possible that she was just too shy to raise her head to look at us. “Yea, she smells like a can of butt”, Daniel added, laughing at his own joke. Most of us joined in on the amusement. However, Candice did not carry on with us. “Okay guys, we get it. She smells bad”, Candice interjected, raising her hand and ending our discussion....   [tags: Odor, Olfaction, Friendship, The Look]

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Thank You For Giving Me

- ... All of this greatly reassures me how much of a benefit attending Old Colony really was. My experience in shop alone allowed me to develop my craft, study the art form, and introduce me to a new passion. I can never express how much gratitude I feel towards my school and my shop instructors for revealing a talent in me that I would have never been aware of prior. Beyond my new found skill, I just want to show recognition for the people who I met on this journey called high school. Though I do not have plenty of close friends, I really enjoy and cherish the relationships I have made in the school within my student body....   [tags: High school, Education, College]

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Thank You My Family : Letter

- ... I love you three so much. I want to thank my Mother, Mary Jones for holding on and being strong through the midst of the storm, you gave me life and I’ll always love you. My father Johnny Lee Bolton, I know you’re my guardian angel, rest in peace. My grandfather Johnny Bolton Sr. thanks for setting a foundation we all needed. My grandmother, even though you’re not here in my presence, I know you’re here in spirit sharing this gift with me. To a very special lady that’ll always have a place in my heart, my great Aunt Lorene McConnell, I thank you for teaching me how to be a woman, you’ve always told me not to take my eyes off God, this is truly for you, rest in peace....   [tags: Family, Debut albums, God the Father, 2002 singles]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Thank You For The Party '

- ... You shook your head in embarrassment. “Why do I live like this?” you whisper to your daughter, who doesn’t even know what’s going on. Grabbing ahold of [D/N]’s rattle toy, you started to shake it to make her smile. “You have an adorable baby.” a familiar high pitched voice said behind you. You turn your head to see who it was. It was Yachi. “Oh, good morning. I’m glad you can make it due to your busy life as being a newly graphic designer now!” You scoot over for her to sit. She gladly took the spot as she place her goodies onto the table....   [tags: High school, Debut albums, 2007 singles]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Thank You For Smoking

- ... Naylor’s argument later drops down to proper tobacco education at the family level. It is up to parents to educate their children about the harmful effects that follow the usage of tobacco. Even though he promotes proper education, his entire argument boils down to personal decisions. When Naylor was asked if he’d let his son smoke cigarettes, he replied by telling the committee that if his son really wanted to smoke, he would buy his son’s first pack of cigarettes. Naylor’s tone is very passionate and he speaks with a lot of conviction....   [tags: Rhetoric, Fallacy, Argument, Critical thinking]

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Thank You For Smoking by Jason Reitman

- In the films, “Thank You For Smoking,” directed by Jason Reitman and “Kinsey,” directed by Bill Condon, main characters Nick Naylor and Dr. Alfred Kinsey, defend their actions with either facts, strong opinions, and in Naylor’s instance, symbolism. Hence, both have dynamic characteristics that make them persuasive when proving their points. In both films, there are two questions that are raised. Are their actions justified and reflected in societal morals. Are they trying to route people into a less prejudice mindset....   [tags: film, kinsey, bill condon]

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A Critique of Thank You for Smoking. . .?

- A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking. . .?" Peter Brimelow is a senior editor for Forbes magazine. The essay was written taken from Forbes magazine (July 4, 1994). Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking” is a misleading argument which has very little precise evidence and illustrates a weak argument. The essay is about how smoking in some small ways, can be good for you. (Brimelow). In his claim it sounds like he isn’t sure of it himself because he used “might be” and “some” which are not strong argumentative words....   [tags: Expository]

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A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

- A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” Intro: The essay “Thank You for Smoking,” written by Peter Brimelow, is far from an influential essay on why people should smoke. Through this essay, Brimelow makes an effort to convince the audience smoking is actually beneficial to your health. I find it hard for people to write about what they think are the benefits of smoking when there are so many obvious reasons why you should not smoke. The main audience being targeted in this article is those who already smoke and those who are thinking about smoking....   [tags: Critical Essays]

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A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

- A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” had me interested from the title alone. This essay lists a few of the benefits that can occur from smoking. Bimelow is aware of the many dangers of smoking as he acknowledges “the Environmental Protection Agency has claimed that ‘second hand smoke’ is a significant risk for nonsmokers and the Food & Drug Administration is making noises about regulating nicotine as a drug” (The Genre of Argument 141)....   [tags: Critical Essays]

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A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

- A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking….?” Peter Brimelow’s article “Thank You for Smoking….?” is an essay that looks at a rather extreme perspective on smoking. Brimelow starts off by describing the many actions that are taken against the tobacco industry; he writes that in some states, the government is trying to make the tobacco industry pay certain health care costs. However, he then goes on to state that smoking may actually be good for one’s health. He uses various sources to show that smoking has positive effects on our bodies; he states the decrease in risk in numerous diseases....   [tags: Smoking Argumentative Essays]

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Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

- Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” “Thank You for Smoking…?” is an article written by Peter Brimelow about the benefits of smoking. Brimelow provides some very clear points which are well addressed. Even though I do not agree with the subject that “smoking, in a way, is good for you,” (141) I think Peter Brimelow did a thorough job of making his opinions credible to the reader. Major Claim and Grounds This essay is a good example of a deductive essay because it moves from generalizations to specific instances (McFadden, 2003)....   [tags: Critiques]

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Book Review : ' The Sweet And I Thank You '

- ... “It’s no fun if I just tell you. How about you give me your number and I’ll give you my name,” Sam said with a smile. “Does that ever actually work?” Monica rolled her eyes again, but she was laughing. “Sometimes, but not often,” Sam admitted as he turned toward Alex. “Clint called, said you were having some problems with a creep. I was in the neighborhood and thought I’d walk you home.” “How long did it take him to get in touch with you after the picture” Alex asked. “He was on the phone with me before you even hung up with him,” Sam said with a smile....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, Black-and-white films]

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Thank You Mr. Falker, It 's Called Dyslexia

- ... Falker, recognized that Patricia had dyslexia, and told her that she was not the “dumb” girl she thought she was. He worked with her every single day building up her confidence and skills. After a while, she was finally able to read. Because this teacher invested in Patricia, he inspired her to go get her Ph.D and write children books. It’s Called Dyslexia by Jennifer Moore- Mallinos is about a kindergartener named Sarah who has trouble reading. She can makes the phonemes but she has trouble decoding the words....   [tags: Dyslexia, Reading, Educational years]

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Thank You Very Much For Your Reply

- ... Either choice violates his rights as a US citizen who has the right to reside in the US and as a human being who has the fundamental right to be together with his family. Additionally, either choice will destroy our family completely both psychological and financial aspects. Knowing that the 2-year-requirement of my government is not for 2 years, but forever. If I were to return back to my country, my country will never allow me to go out of the country ever again and that is not only detrimental to his psychology but also his physical health and well-being....   [tags: Debt, Loan, Disclaimer, Money]

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Graduation Speech: Thank You!

- To begin something new, you must sacrifice something old. To enter the real world, you must graduate your childhood. A childhood is the delicate phase of every adolescent's life where they must mature into their own person, with their own responsibilities. Although every individual will eventually bloom with their own personality, morals, and perspectives, the education and values we learn and see along the way add to the fingers that mold. We begin when we are born, and are taken in by strangers....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Thank You for Smoking

- Thank You for Smoking “Take another drag. That’s good for you.” One might not hear that everyday, but Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” is a very well written deductive argument that may have you believing that statement by the time you’re done reading his article. Brimelow’s argument is clearly inductive because he presents his samples right away which lead to generalizations that are drawn from those examples (McFadden). Brimelow comes right out early in the argument and informs the reader smoking can be beneficial to one’s health (141)....   [tags: Peter Brimelow Tobacco Health Essays]

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Thank You for Smoking?

- “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow brings to light an interesting idea in his essay “Thank You for Smoking…?” Brimelow’s purpose of his essay is to defend smoking. He provides the audience with information that is worthy of their consideration and valid enough to make them think twice about how they stand on the issue of smoking. Unfortunately, some flaws in Brimelow’s technique distract the audience from his message that smoking is not as unhealthy as it appears. A few mistakes transform his work from a well-written argumentative essay to an unsuccessful attempt to spread his beliefs....   [tags: Peter Brimelow Tobacco Essays]

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Thank You Mousie, For Everything

- Although he was a late eighteenth century poet, Robert Burns also was a farmer, in fact it was on his farm where he came up with the idea for his famous poem, “To a Mouse.” Upon plowing his field in Scotland one afternoon in 1785 he accidentally dug up and ruined a mouse’s nest, and he feels bad for doing so and wants to apologize to the mouse. In his apology, Burns not only stresses his feeling of guilt for destroying the mouse’s home but he seems to go on a tangent where he conveys a deeper meaning....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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thank you

- Thank You Have you ever had the opportunity to say a simple thank you and have let the opportunity pass. Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to make up for the time passed without that simple thank you. I have passed up many opportunities to say thanks, but I’m not going to let this opportunity fall though the cracks. I would like to thank you to my mom, the friends that I have had my whole life, and my principal of six years. I would like to thank my mom. She has always been there for me, and has stood by my side when I have needed her the most....   [tags: essays research papers]

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University Fund Donor Thank You

- University Fund Donor Thank You Welcome donors, faculty, staff, and honored students, As she mentioned my name is John Smith and I'm one of the recipients of a Scholarship, which is directed toward students that major in the natural sciences and engineering. I wanted to give this speech today to let all of the donors know how grateful the university and especially all the students are for your contributions, and also to see some of the faces behind the scholarships. First I want to give some back ground on my-self and tell why I decided to come to this school....   [tags: Papers]

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I Hate You, Yet Thank You

- I Hate You, Yet Thank You Dear Cancer, Did you know, that I thought that the one thing in life that wouldn’t change was my family. I thought that no matter what we would always be there for each other. September 27, 2000, all of those beliefs were shattered because of you. Four years ago you killed Nana, my only grandma. That date will forever be etched in my heart because of you. You caused so much pain and so much sadness when you took her from us. She was so loving, so caring, and so giving....   [tags: Personal Narrative Cancer Essays]

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Who Says Thank You More Often, Males or Females?

- There is no disputing that while we are out and about we must walk through many doorways. Whether we are at work, school, the mall, a supermarket, a restaurant or the post office we have all been in the position where nearing the entrance to a building can have an effect on our day. When a person sacrifices a few precious seconds out of their busy schedule to reach back and hold the door open it has the tendency to induce a smile. But can it muster up a couple of words. It is one of the first phrases we learn as children, yet sometimes it seems that not enough of us have mastered it....   [tags: research project]

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Southeast Texas: Thank You- NOw I Have Work to Do

- ... Southeast Texas, thank you for this opportunity and I hear this charge loud and clear: "I've got work to do." In 2009, when I asked you to begin this journey with me, the critics and the cynics did not give us a chance. They dismissed our candidacy as just a school teacher and an old coach. These cynics discounted a candidate that lived in a town so small that it was not even incorporated. The critics talked about the challenge of partisanship. And, unfortunately, they tried to exacerbate deep cultural wounds of the past....   [tags: elections, journey, staff]

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Thank You M'am, by Langston Hughes and The Storyteller, by H.H. Munro (Saki)

- Short stories are temporary portals to another world; there is a plethora of knowledge to learn from the scenario, and lies on top of that knowledge are simple morals. Langston Hughes writes in “Thank You Ma’m” the timeline of a single night in a slum neighborhood of an anonymous city. This “timeline” tells of the unfolding generosities that begin when a teenage boy fails an attempted robbery of Mrs. Jones. An annoyed bachelor on a British train listens to three children their aunt converse rather obnoxiously in Saki’s tale, “The Storyteller”....   [tags: Thematic Analysis, summary]

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My Honor, Ladies And Gentlemen Of The Jury, Thank You For Your Attention Today

- ... [Slide #5] In the last two stages, the sufferer begins to overcome many symptoms listed above. Stage three is enlightenment, in which the victim recalls who she was before her abuse, recognizes that she is undeserving of such harsh treatment, realizes she is not at fault for her abuser’s actions, and rethinks the amount of power that she has to change her position. The final stage, responsibility, consists of the sufferer’s acknowledgement that the abuse will not stop, thinking of her future, attempting to gain financial independence, and a willingness to do what is necessary to escape the violent situation....   [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Violence]

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An Experiment to Determine the Total Hardness of 4 Different Types of Bottled Water

- ... From the manufacturers’ claims, it is calculated that the average total hardness of bottled water is 29.25mg/L, in comparison to the total hardness of tap water which is 41.1mg/L, which still makes tap water harder than bottled water. In result, this meant that the hypothesis ‘bottled water will be harder than tap water as it comes from naturally occurring springs’ is incorrect as the results from the experiment prove that tap water is harder than bottled water. However, the hypothesis may still have a chance to be correct as there were many sources of error that was present in the investigation....   [tags: thank you water, evian water, tap water]

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Discussing Valentine and I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine

- Discussing Valentine and I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine For this poetry assignment I will be discussing the poems “Valentine” by Carol Ann Duffy and “ I Wouldn’t Thank You for a Valentine” by Liz Lochhead. The poets have similar views about relationships but express these views in contrasting ways. In order to analyse their contrasting styles it would be beneficial to look at their backgrounds. Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1955 but was brought up in Stafford, England. She worked as a free-lance writer in East London, and then she moved to Manchester where she currently teaches creative writing at the Metropolitan University....   [tags: Carol Ann Duffy Liz Lochhead Poetry Essays]

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Rebuttal of Peter Brimelow’s, Thank You for Smoking?

- Rebuttal of Peter Brimelow’s, “Thank You for Smoking…?” Have you ever been in a room full of people who are smoking. Have you ever questioned why they would put their health as well as yours in jeopardy by smoking. Did you ever think smoking could be good for you. Peter Brimelow says just that in his article “Thank You for Smoking…?” In Brimlow’s article, he explains all the health benefits smoking can provide you. Such evidence as that of D.M Warbutton, a British researcher who said that smoking stimulates alertness, dexterity, and cognitive capacity(141)....   [tags: Rebuttal Smoking Smoker Essays]

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Analysis of Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking?

- Analysis of Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking Growing up with a best friend who has been smoking since middle school, I have seen many of the negative effects it has on a person. Football was a passion and way of life for Andy; however, smoking caused him to struggle with breathing while running up and down the field. He would cut down on his daily amount of cigarettes before and during the season, but cutting down was little help for him. Not only was his breathing affected by smoking, but he also had yellow teeth, smoker’s cough, and would get “the shakes” when in need of a smoke....   [tags: Smoking Analysis Brimelow Essays Papers]

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Gen and Kelly: A Letter to My Best Friend

- My whole life I have been what some people might call a loner. I’d gotten through elementary school with two best friends, both of whom had moved away by the time I was in sixth grade. When I got my class list that year, I wasn’t expecting much. I was in a class with a group of girls who had been best friends since kindergarten. I had tried being friends with them- but I never really fit in. Nobody was exactly begging to sit by me either. I was sad most days, and I didn’t even have anyone to talk to about it....   [tags: a thank you note to my friend]

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The Thank You Water Vision

- ... It’s validating the consumer small change and contribution to the less fortunate. Secondly the report will address how Thankyou Water generated the product and concept, additionally how the organization evaluated the concept prior to development and what was involved in the development process. Product development occurs when the “company finds and develops a new product ideas” (Van Lunenburb, Zubcevic, & Bracic, 2014). The product concept was developed by a group of university students, their vision as explained in Ted talk by Daniel Flynn co-founder of Thankyou water put two extremes together the mass consumption of money spent on bottled water a year $600 million “stupid product” with...   [tags: background of the Australian social entreprise]

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Christina Rossetti's No Thank-You John and Robert Graves' A Slice of Wedding Cake

- Christina Rossetti's No Thank-You John and Robert Graves' A Slice of Wedding Cake Poetry is a completely malleable form of expression that writers use as an outlet for emotion and advocacy. Because each poet is distinct in form and content, a poet may harbor some characteristics that bare a resemblance to work of another. If there is no room for comparison, a poem may have a literary complement that sets up an interesting contrast between poems, or a poem may reinforce the ideas of another poem....   [tags: Compare Contrast Poetry Graves Rossetti Essays]

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Mom to Be, then This Is for You

- The Tiny Miracle in You It feels so exciting when you come to know that you are conceived, especially when it is the first planning of yours. It is a fine feeling and a delicate situation of a woman’s life. There are some health issues, which includes certain planning at the time of pregnancy; like what to do, what to exercise, what to eat and what are the right exercises to follow and other important things. Here is your true steer in your gestation. “As most mothers will tell you pregnancy is a roller coaster ride full of laughs, cries, aches, pain and love the likes of which you haven’t experienced never before.” These are the lines from Belly Laughs this book will help you throughout you...   [tags: The Tiny Miracle in You]

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Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced?

- The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s first album, Are You Experienced, is undeniably one of the most influential albums of all time. For a debut record, it achieved many milestones and influenced many artists, fans, and consumers alike. Are You Experienced changed music in many ways, including the way it was artistically presented and how the band used technology at that time. The record is extremely creative. Most agree that the record is timeless and will never grow old. Are You Experienced is truly the definition of an evergreen album....   [tags: Are You Experienced Album]

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Microsoft: Thank Goodness it is a Monopoly

- Microsoft: Thank Goodness it is a Monopoly Many people, with the government are trying to label Microsoft as a monopoly. Why is there any delay going around doing that. There is no reason to brand Microsoft as a monopoly. There is part of monopolistic competition and supply-demand acting on this case. The whole trial is about the free internet browser, Internet Explorer, that Microsoft gives out free and includes with its Operating system, Windows. Netscape does the same marketing of its product except that it does not have any operating system to sell with....   [tags: essays papers]

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Thank Adi Alsaid For What He Did At Ala

- ... Both of them think high school is the biggest cliché imaginable, which – when you think about it- it really is. How many of us fantasized over being prom king or queen. Having someone ask you out to a dance in the most romantic, over used fashion possible. Wanted to run for class president or some other office. These are the sort of things that Dave and Julia vow never to do during their four years of high school, until one day everything changes. As the summary explains, Dave and Julia start a pact (which they write down and title the "Nevers List") right before high school, swearing off participating in any of the "cliché" high school experiences that were just bound to arise....   [tags: High school, High School Musical]

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Thank God its Friday

- Thank God its Friday The movie Friday is a comedy, but it also depicts many important social issues. The story is set in the city of Los Angeles, California, in what could be called a high-class ghetto. The main theme of the movie is about a young black man who loses his job and is influenced by his best friend to smoke marijuana. The movie also shows the relationships of his family and other members of his neighborhood. With a zany cast of characters and a hilarious script, the movie touches on everything from gang violence to the use of drugs, crime, guns, relationships, sex and life in the ghetto....   [tags: essays papers]

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Variety of Love Relationships in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Variety of Love Relationships in Shakespeare's As You Like It   One of the main concerns of man throughout the centuries has probably been to define the concept of love and to understand the complexities that govern love relationships among people. William Shakespeare seems to have been fully aware of the need and interest in love, since his work transcends time and place. Love is the central concern in As You Like It. This comedy presents different attitudes towards love, which may be derived from the conversations among its characters and from the romantic attachments portrayed in it....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Medical Beliefs of the Hmong People Depicted in the Book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

- In Hmong’s, they have their own traditional beliefs in which they hardly ever alter due to a different atmosphere. Some of the Hmong beliefs are they prefer traditional medicine, are culturally active, host ritual ceremonies, and are spirituality influenced. In the book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, refers to the Hmong culture and their beliefs on medicine while their baby Lia Lee, is suffering from epilepsy in which they have a hard decision. Traditional Hmong’s have their own medicinal beliefs which they obey prior to obtaining Western medicine....   [tags: The Spirit catches you and you Fall Down]

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Differences in Health Care Illustrated in Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

- What would it be like to come to a country and not understand anything about its health care system. To many this would be a very daunting task. Unfortunately, this is the scenario that the Lee family has to deal with in the book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman. The Lee family, and the other thousands of Hmong immigrants, try to understand and navigate the complex and sometimes confusing health care system of the United States. As the book points out, the values and ideals of the Hmong culture and the United States health care system are not always the same and sometimes come into great conflict with each other....   [tags: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down]

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Summary Of ' I Tell You '

- ... Then let’s head to it!” Abree said, trying to shake off the tension in the room. Their mother never acted this way. “Not so fast.” Her mother stopped her,” There’s more.” “Look, mom. The King hardly ever calls upon us. You know how much against fighting he is. He probably just wants another long and boring meeting.” Marcel tried to be the voice of reason. “Let me finish!” She snapped,” Those demon things have been destroying everything. I just herd news that they need us at the palace.” “Oh.” The two seemed to say as one....   [tags: Mother, Father, All That You Can't Leave Behind]

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As You Like It written by William Shakespeare

- Actually, this play chronologically set between 1598 and 1600s. This homonymous play published, after Williams Shakespeare’s death, in the First Folio in 1623, with other plays and sonnets written by him. As You Like It characterized as pastoral comedy. According to a definition of what is the pastoral comedy, Pastoral genre is regularly, a pastoral story includes banishes from urban or court life who escapes to the shelter of the wide open, where they frequently cover themselves as shepherds so as to talk with different shepherds on an extent of built subjects, from the relative benefits of life at court versus life in the nation to the relationship between nature and symbolization....   [tags: Shakespeare, pastoral comedy, as you like it]

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Shakespeare's Use of the Idea of Disguise in "As You Like It"

- Shakespeare uses the idea of disguise in many of his plays. It is used as an escape from the characters’ personalities and sometimes for comic effect. In As You Like it, the disguise becomes very comical as in the time it was written only men could act on stage. This could lead to much confusion and comedy in the roles of those in disguise. Disguise can give the freedom to a character to act how they like and a chance for them to show their views. It was in the 16th Century that there became an increased sense of self consciousness and identity....   [tags: Shakespeare, disguise, As You Like It, ]

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William Shakespeare 's As You Like It

- ... This represents the gender preference in some of the characters. “As You Like It” portrays the conventional idea that love is presumably the master and slave relationship, where a man acts a slave to his lover and suffers. The play ridicules the traditional ideology of mature love. Instead, it follows several different forms of love including requiting love, lust driven love and romantic love. Orlando says in his poems that he should “live and die (Rosalind’s) slave”. The characters fall in love at first sight, which is exaggerated representation of love....   [tags: Love, Romance, As You Like It, Romance]

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Temptation in Where Are You Going , Where Are you Been?

- The Theme of Temptation in “Where Are You Going , Where Are you Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates In “Where are You Going, Where Have you Been?” Joyce Carol Oates uses an allegorical figure of evil to illustrate the theme of temptation. Oates alludes to hell through the character Arnold Friend, as the devil, and his victim Connie, who invites him in by committing the sin of vanity. The narrator implies that Arnold Friend is Satan by giving certain clues that the reader can easily deduce. The name that Oates gives to the character is one hint to the reader: “Connie looked away from Friend's smile to the car, which was painted so bright it almost hurt her eyes to look at it....   [tags: Where Are You Going , Where Are you Been?]

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Why Should We Hire You?

- ... What Are Your Goals. Sometimes, it’s best to talk about short term and intermediate goals instead of locking yourself into the distant future. For instance, "My immediate objective is to land a position in a growth oriented company. My long-term goal will depend on upon where the company goes. I would like to eventually grow my skills into a position of responsibility." 5. Why Did You Leave (Or Why Are You Leaving) Your Job. In case you 're unemployed, state your reasons for leaving in a positive relation: "I managed to survive two rounds of corporate lay-offs, but the third round was a 20 percent reduction in the workforce, which included me." In the event that you are hired, focus on...   [tags: Question, Interview, Why Are You Looking Grave?]

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The Role of the Antagonists in the Short Stories "Where Have You Been, Where are You Going" and "Love in LA"

- Like all great stories throughout time, a compelling villain is the key to making a story worthwhile. In short stories like, “Where have you been, where are you going,” and, “Love in LA,” a though provoking antagonist was used by the authors to really give the stories some depth. The antagonist of, “Where have you been…”Arnold Friend takes on the persona of temptation to the protagonist Connie and really emphasizes the theme of be careful what you wish for. Connie was a young girl who repeatedly met up with older more mature boys; but one day Arnold Friend arrives at her house and coerces her to leave with him....   [tags: Where have you been where are you going, love in L]

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Aging In the Reanissance and As You Like It

- Aging In the Reanissance and As You Like It       Life starts upon the exit from the mother's womb. From that moment, time marches on until the inevitable death occurs to take one once again from the world of the living. Life and death fascinated various playwrights and authors of the Renaissance. Shakespeare made his interest in aging known in many of his plays and sonnets. He approaches this continuing theme from many angles. In many of his sonnets he talks about aging and how the image changes as one ages and gets older and less attractive....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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The Androgyne in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Androgyne in As You Like It     The androgyne is a strong figure that mentally joins the female and male characteristics together as one (American Heritage). Androgyny does not only refer to the physical senses it also refers to the cultural and social aspects of daily life. There are two main types of androgyny that were applied during the Renaissance which are referred to as mythic and satiric androgyny (Orgel, 38). Satiric androgyny mainly deals with "feminized male figures and unfixed, unstable individual identities, and is essentially negative," (Hermaphrodites, 1)....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Observations on Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Observations on As You Like It As You Like It will be for many of you a rather difficult play to appreciate and interpret simply on the basis of a reading. The reasons for this are not difficult to ascertain. The play is, as I have observed, a pastoral comedy, that is, a comedy which involves a traditional literary style of moving sophisticated urban courtiers out into the countryside, where they have to deal with life in a very different manner from that of the aristocratic court....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Relationships in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Relationships in As You Like It      "Pronounce that sentence on me, my liege. I cannot live out of her company"(Shakespeare quoted in Norton Anthology 1611). Who made these remarks about the dear Rosalind, was it Celia, the one whom she calls 'coz', or is Orlando the man that she is in love with. The question then becomes if Celia said these words what was her meaning. Is it that Celia is attracted to Rosalind as more than a friend or is this just an example of the female friendships of the time....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Sexuality in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Sexuality in As You Like It          In a romantic forest setting, rich with the songs of birds, the fragrance of fresh spring flowers, and the leafy hum of trees whistling in the wind, one young man courts another. A lady clings to her childhood friend with a desperate and erotic passion, and a girl is instantly captivated by a youth whose physical features are uncannily feminine. Oddly enough, the object of desire in each of these instances is the same person. In As You Like It, William Shakespeare explores the homoerotic possibilities of his many characters....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Gender in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Questions of Gender in Shakespeare's As You Like It        Throughout history, men and women have been assigned specific roles to which society prescribes standards and qualifications. There are certain tasks that have been traditionally completed only by men, and others that have been assigned to women; most of which are separated by the realm of the domestic sphere. During the period of the Renaissance, men and women were assigned very different roles within society. The value, social expectations, legal status, and rights of citizenship differed greatly between the sexes as well as among the classes....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Love in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Love in As You Like It         Throughout the centuries, men have pondered many great questions. Among these is the question: "What is love?" There is no doubt that the greatest name in English literature, Shakespeare, sought to answer this question for himself. Indeed, Shakespeare recorded his answer in many of the sonnets and plays he wrote, including As You Like It. As Shakespeare learned in seeking to answer this question, love is many things, which in this play he observes through the characters of the play, but most directly through Silvius: It is to be all made of fantasy, All made of passion and all made of wishes, All adoration, duty, and observance, All humbleness, all patie...   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Mitch Albom’s, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

- In Mitch Albom’s, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the author centers the story around Eddie’s life, beginning with his death. “It might seem strange to start a story with an ending. But all endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time” (1, paragraph 1). The most important thing in this story that we must all understand is that although we may not know it, somehow our lives all have a common intersection. “No story sits by itself. Sometimes stories meet at corners and sometimes they cover one another completely, like stones beneath a river (16, paragraph 8)....   [tags: The Five People You Meet in Heaven]

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The Role of Music in Theatrical Work: Modern Music that Could be Used to Enhance Shakespeare's Play "As You Like It"

- Music is an important element of any theatrical work. It sets up the setting, mood, and emotions for the audience. Different songs can tell stories whether sad or happy. In “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare, there are many scenes where the traditional play music can be replaced with modern contemporary and still give the story the same meaning. There are songs that describe the blossoming romance and friendship of Rosalind and Orlando and the theme of reality. And there are others that set up the mood for the setting....   [tags: as you like it, music]

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Transition in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been

- Transition in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been         Each of us experiences transitions in our lives. Some of these changes are small, like moving from one school semester to the next. Other times these changes are major, like the transition between youth and adulthood. In Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?", the author dramatizes a real life crime story to examine the decisive moment people face when at the crossroads between the illusions and innocence of youth and the uncertain future....   [tags: Where Are You Going Where Have You Been]

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You Are What You Think by David Stoop

- You Are What You Think by David Stoop The Book I Choose is called, You Are What You Think by David Stoop. I picked this book because I could relate to the topic. During the time of the assignment I was faced with some life differencing changes, which were affecting my perception on myself....   [tags: David Stoop You What Think]

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Connie’s Choice in Where are you Going, Where have you Been?

- Where are you Going, Where have you Been. – Connie’s Choice I think Connie opened the screen door because she wanted to escape from her life with her family into some kind of fantasy. I think there were other reasons also, but the story points to this one in many places. First of all, Connie was not happy at home. The story says that her father "was away at work most of the time," and "didn't bother talking much to them," so Connie didn't have love from him and had to find male attention somewhere else....   [tags: Where Are You Going Where Have You Been]

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'Thank Goodness That's Over' Argument Explained

- The ‘Thank Goodness That’s Over’ argument by Arthur Prior (1959), illustrates that our language fundamentally uses tenses, and not ‘space-time’ tenseless talk. In this essay I shall explain prior’s argument, along with a potential critique for it. Prior begins by identifying and supporting N.L. Wilson’s account of ‘substance-language’ where, in our everyday speech, we talk about events as they go on and change. In opposition, Prior highlights that mathematical logicians (such as Quine) wrongly promote ‘space-time’ language, where words that we use to describe individuals existing through time are replaced with words describing ‘word-lines’ or ‘life-histories’ of events....   [tags: language, tenses, events]

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Rosalind and the Masks in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Rosalind and the Masks In this essay I would like to focus on Rosalind's - or rather Ganymede's - preoccupation with the outward show of things. Whether this is a result of her cross-dressing, the reason for the same, or the playwright's way of revealing his presence is not as yet clear to me, but Rosalind's constant insistence on the truth of masks and on the other hand her readiness to doubt this same truth fascinates me. When she decides to dress up as a boy, Rosalind seems to think a mannish outside sufficient to convince the world at large (I.iii.111-118)....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Marriage in the Renaissance and Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Marriage in the Renaissance and As You Like It      The concept of marriage has been considered to be a sacred and traditional part of life since the beginning of relationships between human beings. The rules of these intimate relationships were set up in accordance with church law. Such rules consisted of the conventional/typical marriage and the ritual of marriage (ceremony). William Shakespeare examines the customs of marriage practice of the Renaissance time period in his work As You Like It....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Manipulation of Lyrics in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Manipulation of Lyrics in As You Like It       While it is a comedy of the turmoil of love and the experimentation with gender roles and identity, William Shakespeare's As you Like It is a historical preservation of Renaissance music. The play is fraught with spontaneous song and poetry, yet Shakespeare strategically manipulates these musical elements. Specifically, the lyrics and poetry of the play function to establish a soundtrack and a direct appeal to their Elizabethan audience, while providing Shakespeare with a valuable shorthand for character development....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Character of Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Character of Touchstone in As You Like It As You Like It features, like so many of Shakespeare's plays, a professional clown, Touchstone, and it's worth paying some attention to his role for what it contributes towards establishing and maintaining the upbeat comic spirit of the play. For the jester is the constant commentator on what is going on. His humour, pointed or otherwise, thus inevitably contributes to the audience's awareness of what is happening, and the way in which other characters treat him is often a key indicator of their sensibilities....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Characters vs. Destiny in As You Like It

-      Does life make people what they are, or is life what a person makes of it. This question has been asked time and time again, and is still being argued over time and time again. Whether the author knew it or not, Shakespeare explored this question in his play As You Like It through the characters of the play. Characters who, like so many of his others, display typical human natures. Shakepeare seems to have captured a spirit in all of his characters that is so true to life that almost anyone can relate in some way or another....   [tags: As You Like It Essays]

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The Pastoral Setting of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Pastoral Setting of As You Like It Central to the pastoral vision of As You Like It is the setting in the Forest of Ardenne, especially the contrast between it and the ducal court. In the former, there is a powerful political presence which creates dangers. Deception lurks behind many actions, brothers have secret agendas against their brothers, and people have to answer to the arbitrary demands of power. In the Forest of Ardenne, however, life is very different. For one thing, there is no urgency to the agenda....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Deeper Meaning of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Deeper Meaning of As You Like It Shakespeare's As You Like It is a good play for anyone to read or see. Some readers would enjoy one aspect of it, some would enjoy another. But all would, in general, enjoy the play. Albert Gilman says that Shakespeare intended to imply that all that people need to live together in harmony is "good sense, love, humor, and a generous disposition." (Gilman lxvii) This play is deeper than the surface, and that is part of its appeal to every kind of person....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Shakespeare's As You Like It - The Philosophy of Jaques

- The Philosophy of Jaques in As You Like It Jaques is one of the characters in Shakespeare`s comedy As You Like It. We- as audience and readers- learn that although he was previously a libertine, he now seems to have turned to philosophy in his quest for a new identity. As a philosopher he questions much of what he sees around him. At one point Jaques analyses what it is to be a man (II,vii, 60-166). He sees the world as a stage wherein men and women are players, and their different ages represent different acts and scenes in the play....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Shakespeare's As You Like It - Rosalind and Celia

- As You Like It - Rosalind and Celia        A search for feminist criticism on William Shakespeare's comedy, As You Like It, uncovers a range of different aspects of the play and its players, but none is as well represented as the nature and dynamics of the relationship between Rosalind and Celia. Among other topics are cross dressing or female transvestism and male self-fashioning, which extrapolates on the mode of dress being an identity. A feminist view on Shakespeare examines the poet's defense of virtue in the play....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Gender and Politics in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Gender and Politics in As You Like It        William Shakespeare and the new millennium seem to be diametrically opposed, yet his works are having a renaissance of their own after 400 years in the public domain. Why have some major film producers revisited his works when their language and staging would seem to be hopelessly outdated in our society?Perhaps because unlike modern writers, who struggle with political correctness, Shakespeare speaks his mind with an uncompromising directness that has kept its relevance in this otherwise jaded world....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Female Direction of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Female Direction of As You Like It        In As You Like It, Jaques states that "All the world's a stage,/ And all the men and women in it merely players./ They have they're exits and their entrances,/ And one man in his time plays many parts" (II, vii, 138-141). That very well might be true. But if life is a stage traditionally controlled by a man, what parts does that leave for the women of the world. The female answer to this question is that if you don't like your part, change it, and if you don't like the direction, follow someone else....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Jaques's Perspective in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Jaques's Perspective in As You Like It       A cynic's cynic might declare Jaques no better than the guy who lurks in corners at a cocktail party, lobbing witty barbs at anyone unlucky enough to catch his eye. But this assessment robs Shakespeare's comedy of its sociological depth; what might be pleasant fluff about young people in love is enhanced by Jaques's ability to make stern judgments about the world, yet still respect the people who comprise it.   Indeed, Jaques observes astutely from the sidelines....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Language of Love in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- As You Like It is love:  The Language of Love               The most obvious concern of As You Like It is love, and particularly the attitudes and the language appropriate to young romantic love. This is obvious from the relationships between Orlando and Rosalind, Silvius and Phoebe, Touchstone and Audrey, and Celia and Oliver. The action of the play moves back and forth among these couples, inviting us to compare the different styles and to recognize from those comparisons some important facts about young love....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Role Of Jaques in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Role Of Jaques in As You Like It The essentially healthy emotional intelligence of Rosalind and Orlando and their suitability for each other emerge from their separate encounters with Jaques (in some editions Jacques), the melancholy ex-courtier who is part of Duke Senior's troupe in the forest. Both Rosalind and Orlando take an instant dislike to Jaques (which is mutual). And in that dislike we are invited to see something vitally right about the two of them. For Jaques is, in effect, the opposite of everything Rosalind stands for....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Importance of Costumes in As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and Henry IV, Part One

- Importance of Costumes in As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and Henry IV, Part One The Jewish holiday Purim celebrates the rescue of the ancient Jews of Persia from certain destruction at the hands of Haman. The fair queen Ester tricks the villain, and Haman betrays himself before the king. Each year the story is read aloud amidst great celebration. The children, and even the adults, dress up as their favorite character in the story. Each time Haman’s name is uttered, everyone makes as much noise as they can to blot out his evil name....   [tags: As You Like It]

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