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Understanding The Anxious Mind By Jerome Kagan

- In “Understanding the Anxious Mind” we are introduced to Jerome Kagan, a Yale Ph.D. graduate and psychology professor at Harvard University. In 1979 he conducts his first longitudinal study at the school to challenge the idea that children are more than just “difficult” or “easy” based on temperament, and recorded the findings and analyzations of over 400 preschoolers exposed to new stimuli and their reactions. Over the years 107 returned to be reexamined in which he found that very few showed signs of change over a period of 5 years and therefore, not much could be determined due to nature vs....   [tags: Anxiety, Psychology, Emotion, Jerome Kagan]

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Evolution Of Jerome By Jerome. Jerome

- Evolution of Jerome Jerome was a very admirable character in both the film and screenplay “Gattaca”; there were times that he was the worst character and times he was the best. In this futuristic, dystopian society it is possible for someone to give his DNA for use by another person and in that way Jerome gives his DNA to Vincent, a person without perfect DNA like Jerome, and surrenders his former identify to become known as Eugene. Initially, with the complexities of the story focused on Vincent it is hard to really get connected to Jerome....   [tags: Protagonist, Character, The Sopranos, Suicide]

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Evolution Of Jerome By Jerome. Jerome

- Evolution of Jerome Jerome was a very influencing character in the film and in the screen play, there were times that he was the worst character and times he was the best. Jerome was also known as Eugene because he gave his identity over to Vincent. So much happened in this story with Vincent that is was hard to really get connected with Jerome. He was obviously a main character as well but he was in the background so much that it was easy to get caught up in Vincent’s character. As the story line progressed Jerome became a much bigger character even if he was just behind the scenes some of the time....   [tags: Character, Protagonist, The Sopranos, Change]

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The Upshot Of Perfectionism By Jeffrey Jerome

- Faisal Kamil Megan Parry English 120 22 April 2015 The Upshot of Perfectionism We live in a world inhabited by Monsters. Monsters have been identified and represented in a myriad of ways since the birth of time and humanity. The intrusion of uniformity as we define it, the monster. Monsters have been depicted to frighten and agitate, to destruct and clout arguments, and to shape societies. In the chapter “Monster Culture (Seven Theses)”, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen argues with logic and reasoning to the way monsters have been interpreted far and near time....   [tags: Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley]

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The Work of James Jerome Gibson

- I. Brief biography1 James Jerome Gibson was born on January 27, 1904, in McConnelsville, Ohio, U.S. and died on December 11, 1979. He was an experimental psychologist whose work focused primarily on visual perception. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Princeton University in 1928 and joined the faculty of Smith College. During World War II he served in the Army Air Forces (1942–46). In the Army, Gibson developed tests used to screen potential pilots. In doing so, he made the observation that pilots orient themselves according to the characteristics of the ground surface rather than through kinesthetic senses (Hochberg, 1994)....   [tags: Biography, Accomplishments, Impact, Psychology]

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Jerome Seymour Bruner

- Jerome Seymour Bruner is an American psychologist who made signification contributions to educational, cognitive and developmental psychology. This paper will focus on who Bruner is, his main theories explained, plus a comparison between Bruner and Piaget and the effectiveness of Bruners theories in the classroom. Bruner was born and raised in New York City, Bruner graduated high school in 1933 and went on to major in psychology at Duke University; earning an AB degree in 1937. Subsequently, Bruner pursued a graduate study at Harvard University receiving the MA in 1939 and a Ph.D....   [tags: Psychology ]

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The Stories of our Imagination: Jerome Brunner

- In making stories: Law, Literature, Life, Jerome Brunner drives one to contemplate about the characteristics of stories, but also to consider the various ways one uses them to sail across the predicament of a human beings experiences. Narratives are set to be congenital and one understands allegedly how they work. We hardly take the time to think on how our narratives or whoever’s, constrain us, and why chronicles have the power to overhaul our beliefs as well as get in the way of our intellect, or how they brunt our humanoid institutions....   [tags: characteristics of stories]

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West Side Story By Robert Wise And Jerome Robbins

- The film West Side Story was released on September 15, 1989. It was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The lead actors are Natalie Wood as Maria, Richard Beymer as Tony, Russ Tamblynas Riff, Rita Moreno as Anita, and George Chakiris as Bernardo. This film fits under the genres of both romance and drama. The movie starts with a brawl between the Jets, an American gang, and the Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang. After the policeman, Officer Krupke, breaks up the fight, the Jets plan to have a rumble with the Sharks in order to regain dominance over the streets of New York....   [tags: Gang, Los Angeles, New York City, Crime]

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West Side Story By Jerome Robbins And Robert Wise

- West Side Story, a film directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, is a relatively modern adaptation of William Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet. As both, the film and text, explore the perceptions of deep-rooted feud between two parties, it also includes the influence and pressure it has on young love. Although numerous similarities are encountered throughout the play and movie, there are distinguished concepts obtaining great difference. However, the two mediums of this tragic love story have three prominent issues of story, themes and characters instilling both similar and dissimilar concepts....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet, Romeo Montague]

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Reflective Report of How the Idea for This Book Cover Came About

- INTRODUCTION This is a reflective report of how the idea for this book cover emerged. It became a thing of real interest after going through some eBooks, to be able to design a book cover that pictured information to the reader. With information from online resources including eBooks and articles, the ambition on the theme of the book cover design was equipped. THEME The theme for the book cover is titled “Jerome’s Journal”; this instantly became a book cover idea when I got this coursework because Jerome had a journal which he treated like he was writing a book but he never really thought about a cover for it....   [tags: Jerome's Journal]

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Benjamin Jerome Cayetano

- Benjamin Jerome Cayetano "… No matter what kind of origin you have, you can succeed and rise to unprecedented. The American dream is still alive, but it definitely takes hard work and a lot of luck." This is a statement of Benjamin Cayetano when he was asked to give encouraging words to other Filipino American politicians. A lot of luck and fortune and hard work played a role in the life of Benjamin Cayetano, who is the first governor in the United States who is of Filipino ancestry....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Jerome Groopman's The Measure of Our Days

- Jerome Groopman's The Measure of Our Days is a compelling look at what we can learn about living when life itself can no longer be taken for granted because of severe illness. Jerome Groopman, M.D., one of the world's leading researchers in cancer and AIDS, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His laboratory helped to develop the new protease inhibitors for the treatment of AIDS, and in January of 1998 his laboratory identified another gene that appears to play a role in breast cancer....   [tags: Illness Groopman Measure Days]

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An Analysis Of Jerome Stern 's ' Our Very Own Discount Shel Silverstein '

- It seems everyone has a piece to say on the way we educate children in America. Stand in any busy public space and you’re likely to be within a stone’s throw of some mouthpiece with a few choice thoughts on education. This is convenient, because a large portion of these people could really benefit from having a stone hucked at them. Enter Jerome Stern, our very own discount Shel Silverstein. Jerome’s platform is inundated with Orwellian fearmongering as he hopes to convince anyone who will listen of the terrors of public schooling....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Private school]

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An Analysis of Literary Elements in Catcher in the Rye by Jerome David Salinger

- Catcher in the Rye by Jerome David Salinger is a story where Holden Caulfield, the speaker and hero of the tale, commences the narrating at his previous boarding school, Pencey Prep, in Agerstown. The bulk of the story later on takes place in New York City through Christmas. The substantial setting of the story is rather significant, because it exemplifies Holden´s solitude in New York. As a whole, this novel is developed like a recollection of Holden’s thoughts that ultimately culminated in his story....   [tags: adolescence, depression, alienation]

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Analysis Of The Musical Play By Jerome Kern And Oscar Hammerstein II

- Showboat is a 1936 musical film inspired by the musical play by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The film mostly focuses on two of the main characters, Magnolia Hawks and Julie LaVerne. Julie and Magnolia are traveling on Magnolia’s parents’ showboat, the Cotton Palace, which travels the Mississippi River performing shows. Julie and her husband are the leading acts in the shows. During the film, there are two parallel plots happening between Magnolia and Julie. Magnolia falls in love with a gambler, Gaylord Ravenal, who she eventually marries....   [tags: African American, White people, Black people]

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Galileo, Science, and the Church by Jerome J. Langford

- Galileo, Science, and the Church by Jerome J. Langford      Science and the church, two things that you would not ordinarily think would go together until until Galileo came along. Galileo, a man that stuck his head out to the world, but especially to the church, when maybe he should have done things a little differently. This particular book shows many accounts of the troubles between Galileo and the church, and with other bystanders. The book goes through the ups and downs of Galileo and the church, the hardships, and friendships that people held, and how hard it was to keep those friendships during the days of Galileo....   [tags: Galileo, Science, and the Church]

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Analysis of Article Narcolepsy by Jerome M. Siegel

- Analysis of Article Narcolepsy by Jerome M. Siegel In his article “Narcolepsy,” Jerome M. Siegel discusses the disease and its possible causes. To begin with, Siegel defines the symptoms and problems associated with the disease. Moreover, he states what exactly the disease is, his research into its causes and effects on the nervous system, and the possibility that the narcolepsy may be an autoimmune disease. The symptoms of narcolepsy include cataplexy, persistent daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations....   [tags: Papers]

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Temperamental Contributions to the Development of Social Behavior

- The comprehensive research conducted by Jerome Kagan was very interesting but extremely complex regarding the temperamental concepts that contributed to the development of social behavior. I was surprised to learn that based on Freud’s psychoanalysis minds were turned “away from a temperamental category of person who was especially vulnerable to acquiring a symptom to a category of environment that produced systems. The adjective fearful became a continuous dimension on which any person could be placed” (p.377)....   [tags: Jerome Kagan]

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Slow Dancing with Skeletons

- What role do memories serve. How do a person’s dreams influence the decisions he must make in life. What are in the messages that people receive from their inner voices. In “Slow Dancing with Skeletons,” Jerome Denuccio writes that one of Sherman Alexie’s characters, Thomas Builds-the-Fire observes, “Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a skeleton walking one step in front of you… these skeletons are made up of memories, dreams and voices.” (280). This passage interpreted could allude to the fact that a person’s dreams and memories will always be there for him, whether times are good or bad....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jerome Denuccio]

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The Effects Of Video On A Social / Situational Viewpoint Theory By Jerome Bruner And John Sweller 's Cognitive Load Theory

- The analysis will be examining the video in relation to a social/situational viewpoint. Theories include: Communities of Practice by Jean Lave, Social Learning theory by Albert Bandura, Discovery Learning by Jerome Bruner and John Sweller’s Cognitive Load theory. Communities of practice are evident in the video as the class shares a common interest in science and they interact regularly to deepen their knowledge and expertise. They work together to “solve problems, share ideas, set standards, build tools, and develop relationships” (MITRE, 2010) The approach, brings out leaders and models, which motivates students to develop skills from those they admire....   [tags: Educational psychology, Learning, Psychology]

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Controvery of Creation vs. Evolution in Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

- ... When he is asked about how he stands on the bible, he responds with this quote “I believe that it is not boastful to say that I have studied the bible as much as any other layman. And I have tried to live according to its precepts” page 85. This quote shows how much power over himself he has, because of how the bible relates to himself, and how much more he knows than the townspeople. This is why the townspeople love him so much. He is the Valedictorian in their favorite subject, he is the multi-billionaire in the field that interests them the most....   [tags: love, power, flamboyant]

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Franny's Behavioural Change in Salinger's Franny and Zooey

- Jerome David Salinger’s Franny and Zooey is about a twenty-year-old college student Franny, who is seeking spirituality in her life. She is a member of the intelligent Glass family, whose children struggle with conforming to society after appearing on the television quiz show called It’s a Wise Child. Salinger’s novel is composed of two sections. The first section, Franny, deals with Franny explaining to her boyfriend her distaste of the college environment. The second section, Zooey, is the continuation of Franny where Franny discusses with her brother Zooey about feeling isolated from the people around her and finding spirituality in her life....   [tags: Jerome Davis Salinger, Franny, Zooey, Analysis]

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Musical Theatre And Dance

- Musical theatre and dance have been merged together for centuries. is a movement and dance in musical theatre is a stylized movement used to evoke emotions and add on to a narrative. But what is dance in theatre, when did it start and what is its history. Modern dance performed in musicals has its origins in the beginnings of theatre itself. The first dramas that included music and dance were performed by Grecians in the 5th century BCE. Those dramas served as models for the Romans, who valued Greek art in all forms including theatre....   [tags: Dance, Theatre, Jerome Robbins, Musical theatre]

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The Changes Of Jerome Renault

- Jerry Renault in The Chocolate War appears to be “going with the flow”—trying out for football, checking out girls—but his inner character drives him to differ. He fights to grasp his feelings and lacks self-confidence when he needs it most. As Jerry begins to unearth his inner-self, other obstacles and ideas dealing with certain emotions arise. As he progresses and reaches a level of comprehension, he grows closer to his goal—a sense of self-rule. Jerry seems to be a typical freshman, in a period of experimentation—trying out for the team, dreaming about girls, reading “girlie magazines,” but he also appears to be a dazed and confused one....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Review of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee

- KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The play takes place in Hillsboro. It is a small fictional town that is meant to resemble Dayton, Tennessee, where the Scopes trial was held in 1925. LIST OF CHARACTERS Major Characters Matthew Harrison Brady - a politician and lawyer. He is the prosecuting attorney for the state against Bertram Cates and a three-time presidential candidate. Henry Drummond - the lawyer for the defense. He is famous for taking the cases of unpopular clients. Rachel Brown - the daughter of Hillsboro's minister and the girlfriend of the defendant, Bertram Cates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Summary Of ' The Volstead Act '

- Asa Yoelson, or Al Jolson was born in Russia in 1886. The thing that made Al popular was he applied burnt cork to his face, which gave him a black face, which at the time more actors began to take the blackface of as a part of their act. Al was easily then able to connect more with his audience with his blackface. The song that became Al Jolson’s signature song was Swanee. 4. The Volstead act, which banned the rights to sell or transport illegal beverages had little to no effect on the city of New York or on Broadway....   [tags: Musical theatre, Broadway theatre, Jerome Kern]

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Cri Du Chat Syndrome Description

- In 1963, Lejeune et al. introduced Cri du Chat (CCS), a rare genetic syndrome that results from a partial or total deletion on the short extension of the 5p (5p15.1—5p15.3) chromosome. This chromosomal loss results from a “de novo” mutation (parents have a normal karyotype) and causes altered brain development, resulting in microencephaly and delayed psychomotor development (Mainardi, 2007). Though CCS is rare, it is one of the most prevalent chromosomal deletion syndromes (i.e. incidence is 1:15,000 to 1:50,000 live births) with slightly more females being affected, but with no significant differences pertaining to race or geographic area (Rodriguez-Cabalerro, 2010)....   [tags: genetic syndrome, 5p chromosomes, jerome lejeune]

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Symbolism Of The Valid In The Film 'Gattaca'

- Introduction Gattaca is an American science fiction (sci-fi) film directed by Andrew Niccol in the year 1997. The society of this story, people are divided into two races they comprise of the Valid, which are born with superior genes, and the Invalid which are born naturally with normal genes, they are also seen as inferior to Valid. The protagonist of the film, Vincent, born as an invalid is granted the identity of Valid from Jerome, who is half paralyzed to fight against discrimination in the civilization and fulfilling his dream....   [tags: Affect, Suicide, Andrew Niccol, Green]

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A Short Biography of J.D. Salinger

- J. D. Salinger was an American writer who wrote fiction short stories and novels. Some critics don't like his books, yet others do. He had a remarkable life and story. Salinger was an influential 20th century American writer whose works were very scrutinized. Jerome David Salinger was born on January 1, 1919. He was known as J. D. Salinger. He was born in New York, New York. His father's name was Sol Salinger. His mother's name was Miriam Jillich Salinger. His father was Jewish and his mother was a Christian....   [tags: influential American writers]

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Gattac A Beautiful Job Of Painting

- Gattaca Imagine that we live in a society where you can have a genetically perfect child merely by telling your local geneticist what you want the child to look like, how tall they will be, how smart, how strong, or even how “endowed” they will be. Kind of like ordering the biggest and best burrito you could make from Chipotle. Oh, not to mention that you could make them devoid of genetic diseases or even genetic predispositions such as, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, etc. Now that you are thinking about how great that is, throw this into the mix....   [tags: DNA, Genetics, Genetically modified organism]

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Eulogy for Friend

- Eulogy for Friend Today we celebrate the life of my dear friend, Jerome. Jerome, you were my teacher, my mentor and my dear friend. You provided me your counsel and wisdom. You shared your joyous smile and laugh. You shared your zest for life and the passion for all those things that were important to you. I know you would want me to share my Jerome story with everyone. It is the story of a teacher and student, a mentor and a friend. In 1984, Jerome’s first year at Duke, I was a first year law student....   [tags: Eulogies Eulogy]

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An Interesting And Cunning Piece Of Art By Albrecht Durer

- Saint Jerome In His Study is an interesting and cunning piece of art by Albrecht Dürer who was born in Nuremberg under control of the Holy Roman Empire in May of 1471 as a native German. His life’s work and contributions to the High Renaissance are prime examples of how someone could make an impressive contribution to history during the spectacular events of the Renaissance as humanity progressed away from the disparity of the Dark Ages. Concepts of theory, philosophy, cultural studies, and other knowledge driven movements were finally starting to be pursued by many more of those who expressed interest, despite the considerable number topics that were eventually banned by the clerics of Chri...   [tags: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Holy Spirit, Trinity]

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Glass Houses : A Character Driven Psychological Drama

- A reclusive, troubled young artist embarks on a roadtrip of self discovery when he forms an unlikely friendship with a shady neighbor and tries to convince a man he cares about to be his lover, forcing him to make life-altering moral choices about his own existence. STORY COMMENT GLASS HOUSES is a character driven psychological drama. It provides a fascinating and captivating journey of self-discovery for a troubled and damaged young man. The story is driven by solid themes of trust, fate, abandonment, rejection, and healing....   [tags: Fiction, Character, Plot, The Script]

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Gattaca, A Film by Andrew Niccol

- Gattaca, A Film by Andrew Niccol      Exactly five seconds after he came into the world, Vincent Freeman was already considered to be a loser. His first genetic test revealed high probabilities of hyperactivity, sight troubles and serious heart diseases, a life expectancy of 30 years and 2 months and quite low intellectual faculties. At that time, the artificial insemination of test tube babies selected according to their genetic potential had become for many people “the natural way of making children”....   [tags: Movie Films Gattaca Niccol Essays]

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General Science and GATTACA

- General Science is a study involving biology, chemistry, physics and environmental sciences. Students from Year 7 to Year 10 are introduced to these various disciplines to gain general knowledge about science and can later be develop into deeper concepts. Science is not just fat laboratory coats, Einstein’s equations, mixing chemicals, massive space shuttles, or peeking through microscopes but involves critical thinking, analysing data and apply understandings in the natural world to solve real problems....   [tags: vincent freeman, movie analysis]

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Cross-Cultural Film Analysis - Gattaca

- Cross Cultural Film Analysis - Gattaca Film Summary Vincent is destined to be a second class citizen, conceived naturally, rather than in a laboratory. He is born into a world which discriminates against genetics, rather than religion, race or gender. In order to gain access into the Gattaca Corporation and reach his dream of going to Titan he takes on the identity of Jerome Morrow, a person with ideal genes but crippled from an accident. He uses Jerome’s hair, blood, urine and skin to pass all tests and is set to reach his lifelong desire when the mission director is murdered....   [tags: Film Movie Analysis]

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Movie Review: Gattaca

- Vincent Freeman was born into a futuristic society dominated by biological technology. In this society, genetic technology has become so advanced, a drop of blood at the time of your birth can tell you any diseases you might develop the day you will die. More importantly, wealthy parents can choose to have their unborn children engineered to be as perfect as their potential would allow. This type of technology created a prejudice society of the genetically altered against “natural-borns.” Vincent’s parents did not have the foresight to know that the future of a natural-born would be laden with prejudice and discrimination, and they conceived him through the power of love, rather than techn...   [tags: sicence fiction films]

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A Society Created By Genetic Engineering

- A Socialistic Society Created By Genetic Engineering: A Loss of Liberty. Ronald Dean Science Fiction Professor Laird DeVry University October 21, 2014 Introduction to a Not so Distant Genetically Controlled Society Imagine a nearly perfect world low crime, low pollution, little or no diseases and a balanced economy between the rich and poor. Genetic engineering as demonstrated in the film Gattaca shows us a socialistic society. Which is similar to what Socialism was as defined by Karl Marx’s socialist slogan “from each according to his labor, to each according to his needs” (Pevzner, I....   [tags: DNA, Police, Gene, Karl Marx]

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Feminism And Marxism, By Lisa Beebe

- Humanity has always been overlooked by certain societal standards. Before technology, these norms travelled through proxies like religion, politics, wealth, and certain scientific beliefs. In modern day America, these ideals are now also filtered through mediums such as media, movies, tv shows, fashion, etc. As time goes, we become more aware of the inequalities these ideals create and come up with theories such as feminism and Marxism to analyze them. Socially, Marxism addresses the relationship between one 's economic class and how it affects them in civilization....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Working class, Marxism]

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Showboat: A Revolutionary Production

- Showboat; a Revolutionary Production The 1900’s were a time for great transformations and growth within the theatrical community. Of all types of theater that were developed during that period, musical theater matured into a more respected and widely desired form of entertainment. Musical theater transformed from blackface minstrel shows with gag productions into pieces of reputable theater. One of the most influential productions in making that turn into sophistication is Showboat. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber Showboat was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II (Smith 627)....   [tags: Theater ]

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Genetic Perfection in Gattaca

- Genetic Perfection in Gattaca Topic: "The world of Gattaca is focused on genetic perfection, yet it is the imperfect Vincent that achieves the most" Discuss. Set within a world governed by genetic engineering, Andrew Niccol's film, Gattaca, portrays the dire consequences of such a society in "the not too distant future". Given a pre-determined life as a "god child" due of his parent's adherence to religious beliefs, Vincent Freeman is an individual who "refuses to play the hand he was dealt". Vincent although seemingly cursed with an imperfect genetic composition manages to overcome considerable odds in order to achieve his dream of space travel....   [tags: Movie Film Review]

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Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

- The author of Arcadia, Tom Stoppard, uses a lot of irony and incorporates a web of relationships and coincidences into his plays that can get a bit confusing, especially if you are not familiar with the things that he makes reference to. In the play, on page thirteen, Lady Croom, Thomasina's mother, compares Mr. Noakes' landscape style to that of Ann Radcliffe's and Horace Walpole's imagery, both of which were Gothic novelists of the eighteenth century. The author's purpose in including this bit is interesting, especially if you are familiar with the novels he refers to....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Advantages and Disadvantages to Cash and Accural Accounting

- Cash and Accrual Accounting are two elemental accounting methods that are essential to keep records of the expenses and income of a business (Zarandi, et al., 2013).Therefore throughout this essay I will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each method in order to conclude which accounting method is more useful for a business. Cash accounting is more favoured especially for small businesses whereby the income is only counted when the payment is received and the expenses are practically paid whereas the accrual accounting method accounts for revenue when the sale takes place and the expenses are counted when the goods or services are received regardless of whether the receivables...   [tags: income, business, bills]

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Albrecht Dürer’s Meisterstiche

- Albrecht Dürer was a German Renaissance artist known for his prints, and books on proportion. For over a hundred years, Knight, Death and Devil,(cat. 1) Saint Jerome in His Study,(cat. 2) and Melencolia I, (cat. 3) have been considered Dürer’s Meisterstiche, or “master prints.”1 There are several different interpretations of these 3 engravings, the imagery with in them, and their relation to each other. These Master Prints are probably the most written about of Dürer’s work. In the year 2014, we are at the 500-year anniversary of the creation of Melencolia I, and Saint Jerome in His Study, they still remain provocative, and mysterious....   [tags: The Meistersteiche of Dürer]

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Calliope Literary Analysis

- Calliope struggled immensely on finding her true self. Written by Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex focuses on Calliope, a greek girl who then transforms into a boy after learning about the secret to her deformity. Throughout the book, she had to figure out who she truly was on the inside and out. In Middlesex Calliope used her power of self reliance to discover her true identity by falling in love with a girl, running away from home, and as a child, keeping her deformity a secret from others. The character Calliope used self-reliance to discover her true identity by falling in love with a girl....   [tags: Love, English-language films, Identity, Gender]

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J.D. Salinger: His Own Character?

- We might remember Jerome David Salinger as a man no one really knew. However, we may very well know more about him than we realize. To understand Salinger, we must not search, or invade the privacy he once so treasured, but take what’s right in front of us, and add it up. Looking back at Salinger’s past, we find many answers; but, what is the question. Well, there’s a question I’m here to answer, and that is: What in JD’s life led to how he wrote, what he wrote, and why he was oh-so-reclusive. Born New Year’s Day, 1919, to the Jewish Solomon Salinger, and his Christian mother, Marie-eventually changed to Miriam, to better fit in with her husband’s side of the family-Jillich....   [tags: Biography ]

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The Death Of The Murderer

- After receiving a confession letter from the perpetrator of a mass murder, a retired detective decides he must solve the case himself before the murderer strikes again. The prologue opens in the dismal pre-dawn hours of a struggling Midwestern city as hundreds of unemployed job-seekers line up for a job fair. The job seekers attempt to stay hopeful as they wait in the early morning fog when a maniac driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes. Eight people are killed and fifteen are severely injured, but the driver is able to escape into the fog without a trace....   [tags: Suicide, KILL, Kamikaze]

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Questions On The Medical Values

- 1. The medical values learned in chapter 11 are, emotional detachment, professional socialization, clinical experience, mastering uncertainty, mechanistic model, intervention, and emphasis on acute and rare illnesses. The three that I mainly care about are, emotional detachment, mastering uncertainty, and clinical experience. Emotional detachment is a very important medical value because this can strongly affect not only the patient but the doctor as well. The doctor is supposed to sustain emotional detachment from patients....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Physician, Patient]

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The, Calliope, By Jeffrey Eugenides

- Calliope is a fourteen year old who identifies as female based upon the information Tessie and Milton have provided. As Calliope’s parents, Tessie and Milton migrated from Greece to the United States with the intent of creating a better life. They earned their income through their very profitable restaurant: Zebra Room, and amidst of their success, Calliope was born. The biological sex of their child was supposed to remain a secret, instead a medical document was discovered revealing the true biological gender during a family trip to a hospital in New York....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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The Client by John Grisham    

- The main character of my book was Mark Sway. Mark Sway is a bad little eleven year old boy with a huge burden on his hands. Mark smokes ciggaretes, uses foul language, and picks on his little brother, Ricky. Mark grew up in a trailer, with an abusive father, a mother who is hardly around, and his little brother Ricky who annoys him plenty. Mark was a very strong character who did not take anything from anyone. The trouble Mark ran into with Jerome Clifford only made him stronger. All he cared about was protecting his little brother, and his mother....   [tags: The Client John Grisham    ]

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Gattaca: A Philosophical Analysis

- Brimming with ultramodern scenery and metaphysical speculation, Gattaca is a profound glimpse into the not-so-distant future of humanity. Vincent, the main character, is a frustrated ‘faith birth’ living in a world in which his genetically manipulated peers have succeeded him in every competition. Motivated by an unquenchable fascination with space, Vincent recruits the chronically petulant but genetically flawless Jerome Morrow, who allows Vincent to assume his genetic identity in exchange for companionship and free alcohol....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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Art Analysis: Rembrandt-Christ Preaching,

- Art/Artists Summary Albrecht Durer-Saint Jerome in His Study: In this engraving done in 1514 Durer depicts Saint Jerome hard at work at a desk. He appears to be reading or inditing some document that is very engrossing. He does not seem to descry the lion or the canine that are near the foot of his desk. A skull is optically discerned on the left side of the engraving sitting on the window ledge facing the interior of the room. It appears as though there is an imaginary line from Saint Jerome’s head to the cross that culminates at the skull, it is believed that this designates the contrast between death and the Resurrection....   [tags: motion picture, portaits]

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Gattaca: A Dystopian Society

- 1. Gattaca is a world where only people with perfect genetics are “valid”. A natural born, Vincent, forges an identity to follow his dream of becoming a space traveler. Gattaca is an imaginary place where perfect society is created by cloning. The subject of human cloning that does not currently exist which makes this movie science fiction. They have unreal technology like, the machines that determines health issues and life expectancy right at birth. The advancement in technology and new scientific research has made cloning possible....   [tags: film/story analysis]

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An Imperfect World

- Perfection of an Imperfect World Utilitarianism tells us society should be ran on impartiality. Also, that in society justice cannot foreclose the sacrificing the innocent for the good of humanity. I believe in the film Gattaca the happiness or in other the words utility of utilitarianism, of the lives of those deemed invalid was sacrificed. Utilitarianism is also the basic idea that one person’s consciousness is as worthy of consideration as any others. The film Gattaca is about a world where your life is pre-determined by your D.N.A....   [tags: Utilitarianism, Hedonism, DNA, World]

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The Theories Have Impacted Early Childhood And The Way Educators Teach Today

- Introduction Several theorist and theories have impacted early childhood, and the way educators teach today. Some have developed ideas and theories, while others have developed programs such as Kindergarten, the Reggio Emilia Approach, and the Montessori Program. This essay will cover the following theorists’ contributions to early childhood: Jerome Bruner, John Dewey, Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Froebel, Howard Gardner, Loris Malaguzzi, Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky. Jerome Bruner Jerome Bruner is known for his theory of cognitive growth in which a child’s intellectual ability develops in stages based on how the mind is used (Smith, M....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychosexual development]

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Movie Analysis : ' Am I A Boy Or A Girl '

- Society writes unwritten “norms” of what’s expected in communities. And most communities fear anything or anyone that could be considered outside the “norm”. This fear can be found around the world, in all different cultures. In the movie, Ma Vien en Rose (My Life in Pink), director Alain Berliner highlights a family shunned by their own community in retaliation of their seven year old transgender son, Ludovic. There are several interesting aspects within this film that highlight the “fear” of difference....   [tags: Gender, Family, Transgender, Film]

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Nature vs Nurture: Do Genes Or Environment Matter More?

- In an attempt to understand human behavior, professionals for centuries have looked at the nature vs. nurture theory. While it is known that the physical traits such of eye or hair color have to do with nature, some strongly believe that the way people behave such as in personality and intelligence, have to do with genetic makeup and some believe that people behave a certain way solely due to their environment. Professor Jerome Kagan, from Harvard opened up a brand new world and offers hope for those who behave a certain way....   [tags: nature vs nurture, psychology]

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Gattac A World Destroyed By The Pursuit Of Perfection

- Gattaca presents a world destroyed by the pursuit of perfection. Do you agree. “The word perfection cannot be defined into one person or one thing. Perfection can only be told or seen in a first person view. No one will genuinely think something or someone is as perfect as another person, it’s impossible to see eye to eye with something that is as powerful and subjective as perfection.” - Jordan van der neut, 2014 Gattaca, a film set in the ‘not too distant future’ presents a world destroyed by the pursuit of perfection....   [tags: Morality, Human, Thought, DNA]

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The Debate for Genetic Engineering Exposed in Gattaca

- ... The child will get fed up and decide to leave. I believe that children should be left to chance or be genetically modified. There can be no in between; it puts too much pressure on society and on individual parents and kids. While the movie states that there are laws against “genetic discrimination,” it still does not protect those who were brought into this world by chance, because of illegal urine or blood tests. While greed and competition is evident in our society, this genetically perfect world would create a whole new battle field....   [tags: imperfect, fear, society]

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The Fall Of The House Of Usher

- Both Poe, in his short stories “The Fall of the house of Usher”, and Bierce, in his short story “One of the Missing”, expose their characters to fear. Ambrose Bierce uses the notions of freedom and stillness to make his character, Jerome Searing, evolve from a fearless individual to somebody completely terrorise and obsessed. On the other hand, Edgar Allan Poe exposes is character Roderick Usher to a dark, gloomy and isolate setting, which make Usher evolve from a person on a balance between sanity and madness to a person completely crazy and mad....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher]

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Personal And Specific Pleasures Obtained From Art

- Skye Tompkins Dr. McMahon HUM 2613 23 September 2015 Become Disinterested When looking at something in a disinterested way it can be labeled as casual. Aesthetic experiences happen everyday, multiple times a day. What humans notice, judge, and define as an aesthetic experience differs, though. Philosophers study and fight to best comprehend and explain the phenomenon of the aesthetic experiences that are constantly happening. Philosopher Hans-George Gadamer does not believe that aesthetics are personal and specific pleasures obtained from art, but that aesthetics is the study of what objectively clues one’s abstract awareness of art....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Philosophy, Immanuel Kant]

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Black Characters As Seen By White Authors

- It is no secret that there is a complicated history with race in America. The issue has been discussed by scholars such as Sterling Brown or W.E.B Dubois. Brown’s article, “Negro Characters as Seen by White Authors” outlines a variety of common stereotypes for black characters in American literature from the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth century. DuBois went a step further in his essay “Of Our Spiritual Strivings”, in which he outlined his theory of “double-consciousness”, a theory that has shown itself time and time again, especially in hip hop....   [tags: African American, Stereotype, Black people]

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A Study of the Pelagian Controversy

- History of the Controversy The foundations of the Pelagian controversy are formed when the English monk Pelagius arrives in Rome around the turning of the fifth century. Pelagius was at home with the Latin theologians of Rome, North Africa, and also the east. Despite the familiarity some early traditions suggest that his Christian views were tainted by the naturalism of Druids from his early life in Britain and that his upbringing was not fully orthodox. Upon arriving in Rome Pelagius was troubled by the immorality he found in the city that was central to the Christian faith....   [tags: Christianity]

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A Critique on the Transhumanism Movement

- When did being human become not good enough. Transhumanism theories strive toward the perfect human, a posthuman, which can be achieved through modern technology. In the opinion of transhumanists, humans are constantly subject to change and their calling is to transcend their body and brain in order to reach their full potential. While this may have positive effects for the people involved, such as immunity toward hereditary diseases, Down syndrome for example, the question arises what is considered ethical in these practices....   [tags: Genetic Manipulation, Nanotechnology]

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First Impressions Are Not Always Correct

- ... The town was brainwashed by these ideas that they truly knew nothing about. The “Monkey Trial” was about to begin. The lawyers were entering the town and everyone was ready. First it was Brady pulling up. You could hear the crowd cheering “It is good enough for Brady, it is good enough for Brady, and it’s good enough for me!”(Lawrence and Lee 19) Brady had the whole town cheering for him. However, Drummond did not have such a great welcome. Our first impression of Drummond consists of other people’s opinions....   [tags: perceotions, inaccuarate, stunned, rumors]

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Language Development in Hearing-impaired Children

- This had to be the hardest paper that I have written here at Ashford. I think a lot had to do with finding four articles that I could really relate to. Well, then again finding the articles that interested me the most in one of the following areas: cognitive development, language development, social development, or memory and the brain in children and infants. Most students would say that this is easy, however, my situation is not like most students. I have a 6 year old little girl, named Racine, that is my true inspiration....   [tags: Linguistics, Child Development]

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Another JD Salinger

- J.D. Salinger's youth and war experiences influenced his writings. J.D. went through four different schools for education. He then went to World War II. After the war, he had a lot to say, so he wrote down his thoughts. And, he sure had some things to say. Jerome David Salinger came into this world on January 1, 1919. J.D. was short for Jerome David. Jerome David went by J.D. when he was young and he never let go of the name as he got older. J.D. was born in New York City, New York (Ryan 2581)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Creating the Perfect Child

- Everyone wishes for their child to be perfect, and new measures are being taken to ensure their child is everything and more. To make sure a child has all the desired traits necessary, humans genetically modify them. In doing so, changes are being made to the DNA code of the child to take the best characteristics of the parents and pass it down to the child. The ideal traits, such as being athletic, tall, and smart are given to the child and undesirable traits, such as being colorblind and having other genetic mutations, are prevented....   [tags: genetics, moral, design]

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St. John 's Wort

- St. John’s Wort (Hypercuim Perforatum) a yellow flower plant. This medicinal herbal remedy is said to stabilize your mood. St. John’s Wort has antidepressant properties and even potential antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Although some studies have determined that St. John’s Wort is very toxic to livestock when ingested. Typically this herb would be found growing wild like a weed in Europe. (Britta Kleemannm, 2014) St. John’s Wort can be purchased at any local drug store for around fifteen dollars for around ninety capsules....   [tags: Pharmacology, Medicine, Pharmaceutical drug]

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The Theme Of Inherit The Wind

- In the play Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the theme is that every person has the right to think. One example of the theme of this play is Rachel's progression towards independent thinking. In the beginning Rachel fears her father greatly. She says, "I remember feeling this way when I was a little girl. . . .But I was always more frightened of him that I was of falling. It's the same way now" (48-49). However, by the end of the book she has grown away from her father, and now has her own opinions and thoughts....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Jesuits

- The Jesuits missionaries in America faced many problems, one in particular dealt with relations between the missionaries and the Natives. The letter deals with the treatment of prisoners after a brief military engagement and in addition, attempts by the Jesuits to convert the captured Iroquois. The treatment of the prisoners seems benevolent, compared to the past modus operandi used by the Church to hasten conversion. Furthermore, the letter exemplifies the hypocrisy of the missionaries after the prisoners, willingly, convert....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Symbolism of Albrecht Durer

- Symbolism of Albrecht Durer Albrecht Durer completed the “Master Engravings” in the years 1513 and 1514. With these three engravings (Knight, Death, and Devil, St. Jerome in His Study, and Melencolia I) he reached the high point of his artistic expression and concentration. each print represents a different philosophical perspective on the “worlds” respectively of action, spirit, and intellect. Although Durer himself evidently did not think of the three as a set, He sometimes sold or gave St. Jerome and Melencolia I as a pair....   [tags: Master Engravings Art Essays]

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Comparing Matthias Grunewald 's Poem ' Crucifixion With The Virgin, Saints John The Evangelist And St Mary Magdalene

- I believe the two artworks of pair number six are similar in terms of their subject matter and content, however, the method of showing the content differs and the context behind the content does as well. I also believe that Matthias Grunewald uses a similar triangular composition from Pietro Perugino’s painting “Crucifixion with the Virgin, Saints John the Evangelist and Saint Mary Magdalene” in his own work, the “Isenheim Altarpiece.” First, both artworks are about the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and have the focal point as Jesus on the cross surrounded by saints....   [tags: Jesus, Resurrection of Jesus, Gospel of Luke]

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You Wan Na Holler Discuss The Problems Of The Black Americans From An Insider Prospective

- The novel Makes Me Wanna Holler discuss the problems of the black Americans from an insider prospective. When I say black Americans, I mean from the cultural issues, fatherhood, family, and how blacks working class families are anything, but lazy. Nathan recalls his troubled childhood, rehabilitation while in prison, and his success with the Washington Post. The novel helped me understand the mindset of black males and why some choose to be affiliated with gangs. Additionally, I learned that bouncing back from a hardship time help you regain strength because Nathan went threw a lot....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Human Development Is A Process That Revolves Around Growing And Changing

- Development is a process that revolves around growing and changing. Everyone experiences development. While some contend that human development is a gradual and continuous process, others assert that it is a discontinuous process, in which there is a succession of distinct stages. Sigmund Freud indubitably believed in continuity, while Jerome Kagan clearly supports contentions relating to discontinuity. The overall debate revolves around whether development is systematic and a smooth progression or a a series of abrupt changes or shifts....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Analysis Of Martin Luther King 's I Have A Dream Speech

- Sometimes Doing Nothing is Key Four different people are watching the six o 'clock news and something perceived as racist appears on the news broadcast once again. The first person replies to it by saying "Why cannot everyone just see people, not the color of their skin." The second person gets defensive and starts to have strong ideas about the subject. The third person thinks of how to stop racism by taking action. When the fourth person sees the news broadcast, they just change the channel. Although racism is less blatant now, its presence is still undeniable....   [tags: Race, Racism, Grammatical person]

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Forms of Oppression in Ana Castillo's So Far from God

- Ana Castillo’s So Far from God (1993), begins its tale by immediately immersing the reader in the full drama that is typical of a Spanish soap opera describing the lives of five Hispanic women. The oldest daughter, Esperanza, wants to make a name for herself and succeeds in doing so by leaving Tome. Fe wants a normal life that she will never be able to have in Sofia’s household. Caridad is a simple soul that would have been content with her high school sweetheart had he not cheated on her. The youngest daughter, La Loca Santa, dies at age three and is resurrected to pray for the people....   [tags: Entertainment, Gender Studies]

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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story

- In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet the audience learns that love is both a creative and destructive force, through the deaths of two young and in love teens and those around them. The play starts out in Verona with a feud between two families, the Capulets, and the Montagues. Romeo is a Montague, while Juliet is a Capulet. Their relationship was doomed from the beginning and there are many deaths all leading up to the deaths of themselves.Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story teaches us that everyone has control of their own life and to make the most out of it....   [tags: contrast, character portrayal, analysis]

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3 American Poets: Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, and Maya Angelou

- 3 American Poets- Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, and Maya Angelou Poetry as a literally work in which the expression of ideas and feelings is given strength has had great authors overtime who took different perspectives in this genre of literature. These poets used distinctive rhythm and style to express their styles, poetic themes, outlook on life, and had their share of influence on the American society. This paper uses the basis of these styles, themes, outlook on life and subsequent influence on the American society to compare three prolific poets who ventured into this literature genre: Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, and Maya Angelou....   [tags: poetry styles, ]

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The Life of a Great Leader, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

- Childhood Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was descended from a long line of English aristocrat-politicians ("Winston S.”). His father was Lord Randolph Churchill was the descendant of the First Duke of Marlborough, while his mother was Jennie Jerome, an American whose family had fought for independence of the American colonies in George Washington’s armies ("Winston Churchill Biography”). Jennie Jerome’s father was also a stock speculator and part owner of The New York Times (“Winston S.”). Winston Churchill was born at the large palace of the Duke of Marlborough on November 30, 1874 (“The Life”)....   [tags: england, aristocrate, prime minister]

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