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Analysis of a Scene in The Moulin Rouge

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

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The Power of Love in Moulin Rouge and To Dance With the White Dog

- The Power of Love in Moulin Rouge and To Dance With the White Dog       The power of love is exposed in the films Moulin Rouge and To Dance With the White Dog. In each movie, each individual must overcome obstacles within themselves in order to overcome the obstacles in their relationships. Although the love shared by each couple is different, both cases of love are real and run deeply. Satine and Sam Peek each handle their romantic relationships differently according to their situations....   [tags: Moulin Rouge Essays]

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Moulin Rouge: Gender Inequality

- In today’s world, men and women are perceived equally by the society. In the past, authority and control define men while women are given the characteristic of helplessness. Men are able to get hold of high positions while women usually are subservient to them. In movies, we would usually see women portray roles that are degrading due to the stereotypical notions they associate with this gender group. Moulin Rouge, a movie set during the 1900s narrates the story of a courtesan woman, Satine, as she undergoes hardships to earn money, experiences love but unfortunately, due to her irrational choices, faces tragic consequences at the end....   [tags: Male Gaze, Character Development]

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The Opening Sequence of Moulin Rouge

- The Opening Sequence of Moulin Rouge The opening sequence of Moulin Rouge is both informative and dramatic. It tells the story of Christian as he tells the story of the Moulin Rouge. The bright colours and music give the impression of joy throughout the film; this is enhanced through the use of erratic camera movements within the Moulin Rouge. In contrast the woeful voice of Toulouse can be heard singing the story over the top, informing the audience that the film will also include great tragedy and sorrow....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Movie Moulin Rouge

- Analysis of Movie Moulin Rouge In this essay I will be analyzing in depth four scenes from Baz Luhrmann's critically acclaimed Moulin Rouge that was released in 2000. I will be analyzing the opening sequence, the sequence in the Moulin Rouge itself, the two dancing sequences 'Like a Virgin' and 'Tango Roxanne' and the final scenes of the film. Throughout this essay I will be commenting on the filming techniques that Luhrmann uses and what affects these have on the audience, also I will be analyzing how the film is similar and different to typical Hollywood Musicals....   [tags: Film Cinema Baz Luhrmann Papers]

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Cinematic Codes in Moulin Rouge

- Cinematic Codes in Moulin Rouge All four cinematic codes work together in a film to inform the audience's understanding of a film and to convey meaning and the ideology in a preferred reading favoured by the film-maker so that the audience interprets the film in the way intended. In the film Moulin Rouge (Luhrman, 2000, US) the cinematic codes, mise-en-scene, sound, cinematography and editing all work well together in the opening sequence to set up the film-maker's preferred reading....   [tags: Papers]

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Baz Luhrman's Moulin Rouge

- Baz Luhrman's Moulin Rouge Moulin Rouge was Baz Luhrman’s next great success after his polarizing fusion of Shakespearean dialogue and MTV stylisations that was William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. Released in 2001 Moulin Rouge caused considerable controversy amongst its audiences, with critics claiming “you either love it or hate it”....   [tags: Papers]

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Analyzing Moulin Rouge

- Moulin Rouge is celebrated for its art direction, music, and performances. One of its biggest endeavors is the set design. With a combination of real sets and computer generated images, Moulin Rouge manages to showcases a 19th century Paris, France as a world of moral decadence but undeniable beauty. The set design further pushes the message of France, at this time, being a place of plague, poverty and sin; but also a place of art, music and beauty. In the introduction of the film, we see an elaborate design of 19th century Paris, France....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Moulin Rouge and the Disneyfication of the Avant Garde

- Moulin Rouge and the Disneyfication of the Avant Garde At best Moulin Rouge is a lot of fun. At worst it represents the erasure of history. Moulin Rouge is set in the Paris of 1900--at least ostensibly it is. The actual Paris of 1900 is the Paris of Satie, the Paris of Ravel, of Debussy. The actual Paris of 1900 is the Paris of Matisse, and at least for part of the year, the Paris of Picasso. This is very fertile ground for a love story, a musical, anything, really. Puccini found it good enough for La boheme, after all....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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Comparing Love in To Dance with the White dog and Moulin Rouge

- Comparing Love in To Dance with the White dog and Moulin Rouge     In the novel, To Dance with the White dog, Terry Kay crafts a love story about Sam Peek and his wife Cora, that seems to extend beyond the grave in the form of a white dog.  At the same time, the film Moulin Rouge is a fast paced, tensely dramatic, love triangle between Christian, the poor writer, Satine, the courtesan that everyone fancies, and the Duke, who has the money to transform the Moulin Rouge into a theatre with real merit....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Romeo And Juliet, An Affair To Remember And Moulin Rouge - "the Path O

- The path of true love never did run smooth. Three such love stories from our time are ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘An Affair to Remember’ and the recent movie ‘Moulin Rouge’. These great well-known stories depict the path of true love littered with tragedy, other people trying to sabotage love and other disasters befalling the star-struck lovers. Nothing in love goes smoothly all the time, there are always hiccups along the way. This is the key factor that makes these stories and other great love stories, so popular and unforgettable....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ghost’s Appeal: Man’s Interest in the Superficial in Toulouse-Lautrec’s At the Moulin-Rouge

- The Ghost’s Appeal: Man’s Interest in the Superficial in Toulouse-Lautrec’s At the Moulin-Rouge Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s famous painting, At the Moulin-Rouge, combines striking coloring with abnormal lighting to create a work that addresses men’s superficial interest in women. The dark scene depicted in the painting includes ten people scattered about a restaurant. In the center, two women and three men sit casually around a table while the background portrays two men and a woman peering into mirrors; a second woman (in the foreground) observes the situation....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Khmer Rouge And The Vietnam War

- In 1975, amidst the chaos that resided in the region following the American abandonment of Vietnam, the Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot, staged a revolutionary communist uprising in Cambodia. They retained power for four years until 1979 when relations with Vietnam collapsed; Cambodia was invaded and Phnom Penh, the capitol, was captured. The Khmer used many varying methods to conserve their power in Cambodia and repress opposition, mainly from urban Cambodians who preferred a capitalist rule. This essay sets out to explore the extent of the impact the Khmer’s use of terror had on the conservation of their rule in comparison with other methods such as social and educational destruction and recon...   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot]

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The Regime Of The Khmer Rouge Movement

- When looking at history, dictators and dictatorship have played a large role in controlling the desires of those they dominate, in such areas as religion and freedom of speech. An obvious example would be Adolph Hitler, who committed mass genocide on over 11 million “undesirables” such as Jews, the handicapped, and the gay, regardless of age or gender. Further, there were 50-70 million other lives taken in World War II, which Hitler started. Another brutal dictator was Saloth Sar, or as he was known, Pol Pot....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Khieu Samphan, Death]

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The Khmer Rouge And Cambodia

- Once American troops left Cambodia, the time known as the Khmer Rouge era started for Cambodia. This era contained four years of Pol Pot having control over the terrifying army. As he has control over this army, he leads them into Phnom Penh and starts the mass killing known as The Killing Fields. This area of land which was once a torturing ground and killing fields, is now the biggest tourist attraction in Cambodia. The goal of the Khmer Rouge was not to eliminate the Cambodian race but instead was to teach them to become loyal communists....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Phnom Penh, Cambodia]

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Pol Pot Became Khmer Rouge

- Three days, told to walk for three days to evade the bombs and then they could return home, but the bombs never came, the walk continued, and what waited for them was a true horror. Leading up to the communist takeover, lasting from 1975-1979, was the formation of the Khmer Rouge in the 1950s. The Khmer Rouge was an assemblage of angry peasant farmers seeking salvation in communism. In the 1960s, Pol Pot became head of the Khmer Rouge and organized the overthrowal of Cambodia’s government, headed by Lon Nol....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Pol Pot, The Killing Fields]

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Khmer Rouge And Its Effects On The Nation And Civilians Of The Country

- Cambodian Research Paper From 1975-1979, Cambodia experienced a terrible genocide which destroyed the nation and civilians of the country. Kampuchea had recently just received its independence in 1953 from France, before entering a dark period of instability. The current leader, Lon Nol, faced opposition from the Communist Khmer Rouge, causing a civil war to erupt throughout the nation. These battles allowed the leader of the Khmer Rouge, a totalitarian dictator by the name of Pol Pot, to conquer and assume complete control over Cambodia through the overtaking of Phnom Penh....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Pol Pot, Phnom Penh]

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The Killings Fields Is A Chilling Film About The Cambodian Genocide And The Khmer Rouge

- The Killings Fields is a chilling film about the Cambodian genocide and the regime of the Khmer Rouge. Released in 1984, five years after the end of Pol Pot’s reign, the film tries to capture the chaos, devastation, and unrelenting violence that occurred in Cambodia a country that was thrown into conflict by the reverberations of the Vietnam War. Throughout the film, thoughts of fear and violence flood the viewer through scenes of bombings and guerrilla warfare to the dangerous score that plays behind Pran’s time in the labor camp....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot]

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Film Genres Help Familiarize The Audience With The Film

- Film genres help familiarize the audience with the film’s plot. Professor Jon Sufrin, in his lecture at York University, defines genre as “[the] grouping of texts with similar distinct and reoccurring patterns of writing (i.e. Romance, Western, […] etc.)” (Sufrin). The audience finds comfort in this pattern of reoccurring themes, character tropes, plot progressions, and general elements. As a result, many films follow the genre’s conventions with little to no deviations from the plot tropes. One genre of film that rarely deviates from its predictable patterns is the romance film genre....   [tags: Film, Film genres, Love, Film genre]

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A History of the Khmer Rouge

- A History of the Khmer Rouge [insert introduction here] The Khmer Rouge, also known as the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK), was a group led by Pol Pot that dictated Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 (Time). This massacre has roots back to the 1940s, when France had its own colonized countries such as Cambodia and Vietnam. In 1954, Vietnam defeated France at war and won its independence. The new country of Vietnam was divided into two sections: “communist North Vietnam and pro-Western South Vietnam (backed by the US)” (Peace)....   [tags: Communist Party of Kampuchea, Cambodian history]

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Khmer Rouge and Genoicide in Cambodia

- Cambodia is a country in the eastern region of Asia between surrounding neighboring countries Thailand at the North West, Vietnam at the east, and Laos situated at the northern section. It was on April 17, 1976 that Pol Pot the leader of Khmer Rouge regime entered the Cambodian capital of Phonm Penh and took control of the entire country for four horrific years that filled the citizens with terror. Once they got control they declared the day year zero, the day Cambodia would return back to a simply way of life based on mass agriculture....   [tags: Cambodian history, genocide, Pol Pot]

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The Khmer Rouge Era and the Power

- ... This non-violence and social action is considered to be “engaged Buddhism.” The idea of “engaged Buddhism” places an emphasis on the need for compassion for compassionate action is rooted in the Buddhist practice. Ghosananda activism rebuilt Buddhism in Cambodia by teaching peace through example. Through Ghosananda’s daily dharma talks, workshops and literature on non-violence they taught and encouraged the spread of peace and happiness to others. Attaining peace is a process and step-by-step peace will grow in Cambodia....   [tags: monks, temples, buddhism, violence]

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Heart Centers in Baton Rouge

- Heart By-pass Surgery in Baton Rouge One of my close family friends needs advice on where to have coronary artery bypass surgery in Baton Rouge. Coronary artery bypass surgery is a major operation that is performed when a person’s coronary arteries are blocked by plaque. During surgery, a piece of a vein or artery is used to form a bypass for blood to be able to go around or bypass the blockage in the heart caused by plaque buildup. The places that he is considering having the heart bypass procedure are Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, and Ochsner Medical Center of Baton Rouge....   [tags: heart by-pass surgery]

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Nazi and Khmer Rouge Regimes

- The 20th century was a time of change and hardship that led to consequences both good and bad, that impacted the world as a whole. With the difficulties brought on by WWI came a need for change that implemented power to questionable leaders. As a result two different nations Cambodia and Germany experience similar radical approaches to reform, in the form of genocide. Both the Nazi and Khmer Rouge regimes attempted to build these idealistic nations under totalitarianism, but only managed to commit atrocities that will never be forgotten....   [tags: radical approaches to reform, genocide]

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George Auguste Escoffier, The Great French Chef

- George Auguste Escoffier, the great French chef, has become a matchless influence to modern cooking and dining. His influences have helped to shape and understand French cuisine (Mhyrvold). Not only this, but he also achieved great success outside of the kitchen in the literary field. But what really influenced him to become the grand Auguste Escoffier everyone knows today. George Auguste Escoffier was born on October 28th, 1846 in Villeneuve-Loubet, France (Mhyrvold). His father was Jean-Baptiste Escoffier, a blacksmith, and his mother was Madeline Civatte (Escoffier and Child 4)....   [tags: Chef, Auguste Escoffier, Brigade de cuisine]

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Gang Leader For A Day : A Rouge Sociologist

- Gang Leader for a Day: A Rouge Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh is the ideologies rooted in the African American community. The ideal facts cannot be denied here. The idea of being black and poor is not a simple answer of, very bad, somewhat bad, neither, somewhat good or very good. Being black and poor is a lifestyle. Being black and poor is a community. This book will give you understanding how structural racism among blacks is installed throughout history. The system is created to make sure the subject matter, blacks, in this case are subjected to fail....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Crime, Robert Taylor Homes]

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The Red Curtain Trilogy by Baz Lurhmann

- The Red Curtain Trilogy by Baz Lurhmann On The Red Curtain Trilogy, which were all directed by Baz Lurhmann, all of the films began with red curtains opening up like in a theatre to 'reveal' the film. In 'Strictly Ballroom' the scene opens with silhouettes of the main characters dancing, waiting for a performance to start (?) then walking excitedly onto screen which starts the movie. For 'Romeo & Juliet' the opening shot is a lot more fast and furious. The film begins with a plain black screen, then a television screen appears....   [tags: Papers]

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Pol Pot, The Khmer Rouge, and Cambodian Genocide

- The Communist Party of Kampuchea, also known as the Khmer Rouge, took control of Cambodia on April 17, 1975, which lasted until January 1979. For their three-year, eight-month, and twenty-one day rule of Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge committed some of the most heinous crimes in current history. The main leader who orchestrated these crimes was a man named Pol Pot. In 1962, Pol Pot had become the coordinator of the Cambodian Communist Party. The Prince of Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, did not approve of the Party and forced Pol Pot to flee to exile in the jungle....   [tags: Genocide]

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Baz Luhrmann 's The Great Gatsby

- The green light scene in the Baz Luhrmann 's adaptation of The Great Gatsby Baz Luhrmann is well known for his dazzling sense of style, and his work is easily recognizable by it’s unique atmosphere. The greatest examples of his movies are Moulin Rouge (2001), Strictly Ballroom (1992), Romeo + Juliet (1996). All these movies fall under particular style of filmmaking, and no surprise, Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby also falls under that category. Luhrmann’s style can be described as provocative, bright, bold, risky, chaotic and unique....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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Luhrmann 's The Great Gatsby

- Baz Luhrmann is well-known for his dazzling sense of style, and his work is easily recognizable by it’s unique atmosphere. The greatest examples of his movies are Moulin Rouge (2001), Strictly Ballroom (1992), Romeo + Juliet (1996). All these movies fall under particular style of filmmaking, and no surprise, Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby also falls under that category. Luhrmann’s style can be described as provocative, bright, bold, risky, chaotic and unique. Maybe the picture he shows is not necessarily historically correct or realistic, but combinations of light, color and movement helps to create the imagery which is bizarrely dramatic, but still well perceptible....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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Survival of the Fittest: Exploitation of Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge

- Slavery has existed throughout history and it even exists today in various forms. Slavery is the imprisonment of an individual by another. Herbert Spencer proposed the idea of survival of the fittest in human society. With slavery, especially in today’s time, there are people who are socially stronger taking advantage of those who are weaker and more vulnerable. The societies of today view money as a form of power, and with this power it is used to entrap the weak and using them as disposable objects....   [tags: Cambodia, Current Issues]

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Analysis Of The Story ' A Rouge Sociologist 's On The Streets '

- In the story of how “A Rouge Sociologist Takes to the Streets”, Sudhir Venkatesh finds himself in the projects of Chicago documenting his first hand experiences of his journey on how he is introduced to the black culture. Sudhir, a first year college student in the University of Chicago, decides to participate in a research project regarding “how young blacks were affected by specific neighborhood factors”, when he realizes how ineffective these questionnaires are, he decides to proceed in unconventional ways to retrieve his answers....   [tags: Black people, White people, Urban decay, Crime]

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French Neo Classical

- The French Neo Classical era of theatre has influenced today’s society in a number of ways including woman’s fashion, dance, architecture and theatre performance. We have seen this throughout history and it still has continued into today’s society. The term Burlesque is usually thought of as slightly naughty theatre produced and performed between the 1700s and World War II. Webster defines it as a literary or dramatic work that seeks to mock by means of bizarre embellishment or comic imitation, mockery usually by caricature or theatrical entertainment of a broadly humorous often earthy character consisting of short turns, comic skits, and sometimes striptease acts....   [tags: Theater ]

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The Riot Rouge Were Right : The Dangers Of A Militarized Police Force

- The Protestors in Baton Rouge Were right: The Dangers of A Militarized Police Force Baton Rouge has become the latest battlefield in an ongoing debate on the disconnect between police and the African American community. On July 17th three police officers were killed one suspect was killed at the scene two more were believed to have fled the scene. As protest began the police showed up in force, they wore heavy body armor, carried assault weapons and came out with full riot gear. The protestors were unarmed, as well as non-violent, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid J....   [tags: Police, Law, Protest]

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The Atmosphere Entertainment Program at the Paris Las Vegas

- The atmosphere entertainment program at the Paris Las Vegas should, at its base, reflect the duality of the property: the artistry and classicism of the French methods of entertaining and living with the sensual allure and thrilling vibe of the Las Vegas Strip. Orion Productions proposes three variable programs, all which can be interchanged and combined to accommodate for high and lower traffic days and special casino and hotel promotions. Both male and female dancers will be enlisted for the program, to capture the romantic ambiance of a Parisian interlude or getaway....   [tags: Program Review ]

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The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque

- “As graphic design, posters belong to the category of presentation and promotion, where image and word need to be economical, connected in a single meaning, and memorable.”(Hollis R,1998,p78) When it comes to the factors that lead to the rise of the pictorial poster in the nineteenth centuryits clearly to see that most of them occurred in Paris, France. A Frenchman Jules Cheret had created a new technique which revolutionized the look of the posters. As well as Jules Cheret and his success of lithography I will be exploring the Belle Epoque as well as the Ukiyo-e influence upon Henri upon Toulouse Lautrec as well as the impacts of the rising middle classand why France has played a large ro...   [tags: graphic design, pictorial poster ]

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Baz Luhrmann

- Baz Luhrmann Catalogue and Commentary ======================== The following items have been collected in aid of my research: 1. jjj 'Strictly Ballroom' directed by Baz Luhrmann 1992 2. jjj 'Romeo & Juliet' directed by Baz Luhrmann 1997 3. jjj 'Moulin Rouge' directed by Baz Luhrmann 2001 4. jjj 'Making it' feature - the making of Moulin Rouge 5. j Imdb - website - cast and crew lists/ user reviews 6. jj Baz Luhrmann interview on Moulin Rouge 7....   [tags: Papers]

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Auguste Escoffier

- Auguste Escoffier      Auguste Escoffier was born on October 28, 1846, in the village of Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Escoffier and his wife Madeleine Civatte. His father was the villages blacksmith, farrier, locksmith, and maker of agricultural tools. Escoffier's childhood dream was to become a sculptor. Unfortunately he was forced to give up that dream at the age of thirteen, just after he celebrated his first Holy Communion Escoffier was told he was going to be a cook....   [tags: essays research papers Biography chef cook]

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was arguably the greatest graphic artist of his time; he is best remembered for his bold, colourful posters of Parisian entertainers. His childhood years were spent at his family chateau in the southwest of France where he broke both of his legs and therefore stunted his growth. This left him ill proportioned and dwarfish. This unfortunate event probably helped his artistic ability as he spent most of his time on his own. Lautrec was at his peak as a painter and poster artist in the early 1890's at the time of the post impressionists....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art]

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Ford Motor Company: The River Rouge Manufacturing Complex

- Ford Motor Company: The River Rouge Manufacturing Complex The first piece of material I gathered was a picture via the internet. This picture is of the River Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Michigan. This picture shows the manufacturing of the fender for a Ford Motor Company product. It also shows the facilities of the Rouge plant and how the plant itself was state of the art. This plant was the largest of its kind at the time of its construction. The Ford Motor Company at the time was one of the leaders in labor relations....   [tags: American America History]

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Australia, by Baz Luhrmann

- There are a lot of ways to present the story which the author wants to share with the audience. It can be a book, a poem, a song, a music item, a film, a play, a dance, anything that the author may imagine. But each form is unique and one and the same story told using different forms will look different. Sometimes a bad story in verses may look perfect in a dance and vice versa. The form in which a story told is important, because it can highlight those important features, which another form may avoid....   [tags: Importance of Form]

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Cambodia - The Rise of the Khmer Rouge and the Genocide (1976-1978)

- During the Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia was turned into a giant labor camp creating a system of terror, genocide, and attempted cultural annihilation-a series of drastic events that the country is still recovering from. The years contained within this regime were devastating for the nation of Cambodia, with the establishment of the Khmer Rouge, a left-wing Communist political party whose actions have had an overwhelmingly detrimental effect on the political, economic and social structure of Cambodia-ruining the lives of millions....   [tags: Communism Communist]

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I Remember Mama a Production by The Baton Rouge Little

- I Remember Mama a Production by The Baton Rouge Little Theatre left much to be desired in my mind. The real flaw in this unsuccessful production wasn't so much the occasional annoyances and quirks by the cast and director, it was the play itself. I felt that the local talent of The Baton Rouge Little Theatre was wasted on such a droll work. I found it difficult to stay focused on the play and instead found myself slightly annoyed and bored by the production and poor decision making process of the director....   [tags: Papers]

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The Worst Famine in Recorded History

- The worst famine in recorded history combined with mass killings of innocent people occurred in Cambodia as the result of the Khmer Rouge’s reign. Stripping their citizens of all modern technologies and practices, as well as killing all ethnic minorities and intellectuals destroyed Cambodian culture. Innocent people were killed on the basis that they may possibly be enemies of the state, although rarely was there evidence proving these millions of Cambodians were enemies at all. From 1975 to 1979 the Khmer Rouge was in power in Cambodia, and in that time around twenty percent of Cambodians died in their extreme communist society....   [tags: cambodia, khmer rouge's reign]

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The Holocaust and the Cambodian Genocide

- The definition of genocide is killing a large group of people of a certain origin. The Holocaust was in Germany and started in 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazis were in charge of the Holocaust. The Cambodian Genocide took place in Cambodia. Cambodia is in Southeast Asia (“Cambodian”). Pol Pot was the leader of Khmer Rouge and the group was in charge of the Cambodian Genocide (“Cambodian”). The Cambodian Genocide started in 1975 and ended in 1978 because Khmer Rouge was ended by Vietnam (“Cambodian”)....   [tags: Pol Pot, Khmer Rouge]

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The Holocaust and the Cambodian Genocide: Similar or different? How about Both?

- Evil doesn’t even begin to cover it. The mass murder of millions of people. The complete obliteration of an entire society. Each and every genocide has the same core principles, but a distinct face. A dictator takes over a weak country with promises of returning it to its former glory, once he has everyone’s support, he implements extremely discriminatory laws and finds reasons to kill anyone who dares oppose him. The Holocaust and the Cambodian genocides are remarkably similar, and yet strikingly different....   [tags: evil, Khmer Rouge, jews]

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The Holocaust and the Cambodian Genocide

- “Hatred can be nurtured anywhere” - Simon Wiesenthal in Justice Not Vengeance (Uschan 94) Michael V. Uschan defines genocide as “the deliberate, systematical destruction of a racial, political or cultural group.” The Greek word geno means “race” or “tribe”, and cide is Latin for “killing”. The word itself was specifically created to describe the execution going on during the Holocaust (Uschan 9). The Holocaust refers to a time period from January 1933 to May 1945 in Germany. A clear-cut combination of shrewdness, intolerance and brutality was the cause of the death of 11 million men, women, and children....   [tags: Pol Pot, Khmer Rouge]

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Analysis Of Loung Ung 's ' First They Killed My Father '

- Picture two completely different people who have absolutely nothing in common with each other, but for some bizarre reason the pair “click”. It is astounding that two completely different people with two divergent personalities, morals, goals or lifestyles can compliment each other. In Loung Ung’s, First They Killed My Father, the dynamic duo, Loung and Chou are so completely different, yet their relationship works. At the start of the novel, Loung is the striking age of five-years-old and Chou is eight-years-old....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot]

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Analysis of The Stepford Wives

- Analysis of The Stepford Wives Mildly diverting is about the best that can be said for The Stepford Wives, a remake so pointless it could be about as entertaining as daytime tv.. Adapted from Ira Levin’s chilling novel as a comedy, as opposed to the nifty 70’s thriller which made the title a household phrase, the makers have missed out one crucial ingredient: Laughs. Nicole Kidman (Moulin rouge, practical magic) plays Joanna, a burnt-out TV executive who gets fired from her job and is driven to the 50’s suburb of stepford, where rich, style-free, god awful men live with impossibly beautiful and servile women....   [tags: The Stepford Wives Movies Film Essays]

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Damage in Cambodia

- Thursday, August 25, 2005, 7pm. She looks around at her family huddled close together in safety, her mother sobbing. She feels a wave of fear encompass her. She closes her eyes tight in hopes that this too shall pass. When she opens them, she sees the one thing she prayed she would not: devastation. Her house: gone. Her school: gone. Her family: gone. Her sense of security: shattered. Who can she turn to. Where can she go. She does not know the severity of what just happened. She does not know her world was just turned upside down....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, Khmer Rouge]

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Cambodian Genocide : The Most Deadly And Mysterious Genocide

- Cambodian Genocide Parents are held back by the Khmer soldiers, in shock and awe of what they have just witnessed. In the hands of another soldier is their dead baby that the ruthless Khmer Soldiers had just mercilessly and brutally smashed and killed against a tree just so they would not get revenge for their parents once they get older. Although this is very gruesome and unthinkable to most people, this was one of the common horrors from the Cambodian Genocide. Many people were killed and tortured while the Khmer Rouge Communist Party was determined to turn Cambodia into an only labor oriented society....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk]

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Night and When Broken Glass Floats : Elie Wiesel and Chanrity Him

- Night and When Broken Glass Floats Both Elie Wiesel and Chanrity Him went through traumatic, and life changing experiences during their lives. They both went through the dramatic change in leadership in the societies that they lived in. Both regimes that were attempting to take control of both Wiesel and Him’s societies used forceful and brutal tactics to those who didn’t fit in their idea of society. The things that Wiesel and Him experienced during each of their societies attempt at revolution are both very similar, yet different at the same time....   [tags: nazi´s regime, khmer rouge]

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Pol Pot The Cambodian Communist

- Pol Pot the Cambodian Communist In 1970, Nol Lol set out on a mission to overthrow a 1168-year-old monarchy. “With the help of US troops Nol Lol was successful with the overtaking of Prince Norodom Sihanouks administration for power in Cambodia.” (Coulianos) Nol Lon faced opposition from the communist party headed by Pol Pot. The Communist party known as The Khmer Rouge went to war with Nol Lon and claimed victory in 1975. Pol Pot would gain power of Cambodia and would go on to be one of the most ruthless leaders in modern day....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk]

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How Does Baz Luhrman 's 2013 Production Of The Great Gatsby

- How Does Baz Luhrman’s 2013 Production Of The Great Gatsby Reimagine Fitzgerald’s Classic Characters And Cultural Messages For A Modern Audience. The Australian film director, screenwriter and producer; Baz Luhrman is vastly renowned for his remarkable productions of bewildering visuals, extravagant techniques and aggravated portrayal of reality. These constituents are particularly apparent within Luhrman’s recreation of the paradigmatic writings by F. Scott Fitzgerald, within the Great Gatsby, through the re-imagination of classic characters and development of cultural messages for a contemporary audience....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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The Sbs Programme, Struggle Street

- Overall, the SBS programme, Struggle Street (2015) provided a graphic insight into the hardships faced by lower-class Australians in Mount Druitt, Sydney. Nevertheless, viewing the programme allowed me to reflect and compare with my own observations of poverty within both Vietnam and Cambodia. The emotion I felt whilst watching the programme was incomparable to helplessly observing the great poverty within Cambodia. The most confronting aspect of the documentary was the failure of the Australian Government’s to address poverty within the Mt....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Culture of Cambodia]

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Elsa Schiaparelli: The "Poor" Fashion Designer

- Elsa Schiaparelli, an extremely talented, Italian fashion designer, gave beautiful, curvy women a perfect glow with her shocking pink and ice-cold blue dresses. Schiaparelli’s name remains unknown to the world while a large amount of her overrated competitors receive much credit for little effort. Schiaparelli strived for success through her new inventions, her film wardrobes, her irresistible perfumes, and her unique dresses while still being placed at the bottom of the fashion totem pole. Schiaparelli was born in Rome, Italy and started her career as a script writer in the United States before she moved to Paris to begin her life as a fashion designer....   [tags: Fashion & Style]

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Two Versions of the Song Roxanne

- Many say that music has evolved over the years. This essay shall explore the elements of two versions of one song. It shall discuss the correlations and disparities of these songs and confer how it has been revolutionised to entertain the audiences of today. The two songs which shall be scrutinized shall be Roxanne. Originally released in 1978, it was performed by ‘The Police’. The cover version El Tango de Roxanne was rearranged by Mariano Mores in Moulin Rouge, 2001. The main gist of the song is Sting telling his girlfriend that she doesn’t have to be a prostitute anymore....   [tags: Music Analysis Assignment]

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Watching The Phantom of the Opera

- For me, I was lucky that my college offered tickets to see The Phantom of the Opera right around Mothers’ Day. I celebrated the holiday early by taking my mother to see her first professional performance. I bought tickets to see the musical on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 8:00 PM at the Majestic Theatre in New York City. We spent the day shopping in New York with my some of my college mates. When we got to the theatre, I was slightly disappointed at the size and stuffiness of the theatre, as my imagination always cited spacious grand opera houses as the house for all Broadway shows....   [tags: Analytic Essay, Broadway Shows]

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Living an Abundant Life: Loving Oneself

- An abundant life is a life that everyone has the ability to live. Every person regardless of his or her disabilities, race, culture, affect, or geological location is able to live an abundant life. The meaning of an abundant life put simply is to truly love oneself. If a person can truly live out these seven components, they truly love themselves, and therefore they are living an abundant life. The seven essential components of living an abundant are: the ability to experience joy, the ability to be resilient, the ability to give love others, the ability to receive love from others, the ability to feel emotions, the possession of passion, and an adequate amount of sleep....   [tags: giving love, resilience, experiencing joy]

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Baz Luhrmann 's The Jazz Age

- Picture sparkling flapper dresses, dazzling jewels, indulgent luxuries, booming hip-hop music, and showy personalities. Australian film director Baz Luhrmann recreates the Jazz Age in The Great Gatsby (2013), molding the novel into a film that intoxicatingly pulls the viewer in with contemporary melodies and intriguing characters. With a production budget of a little over $100 million, the film brought in $129 million domestically despite critical reviews that disapproved of Luhrmann’s over-the-top sets and needlessly flashy scenes (McClintock 1)....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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How Does Cladding Affect Our Lives?

- I recently arrived back home after spending two weeks in Cambodia volunteering with RAW Impact Org, a non-government organisation which focuses on raising awareness worldwide for those struggling in Cambodia. Not only did I pick up power tools for the first time in my life, but I successfully used them. On top of that, I am also proud to say I learnt that 'cladding ' is not actually a mathematical term, but the technique of applying one material over another for multiple reasons; to prevent weathering, create a layer of insulation or merely for aesthetic purposes - in our case it was mostly the latter and heck yes did it look good....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Phnom Penh]

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The Great Gatsby Film Review

- ... This is a very unique way of upholding Nick’s narration as it parallels the problems that Fitzgerald himself went through, but it makes a contrast between the Nick we see on screen and the one we read about. The fact that he is in a clinic is absurd on its own, implying that he was much more submissive and vulnerable to the unruliness of the city that he had left behind than Fitzgerald had let on, completely incapable of moving on from the past (which sounds just like another character that he was very closely associated with, does it not?); this messes with things a bit, for there is not any room for two tragic heroes, both with a fatal imperfection in this storyline....   [tags: lavishness and opulence, fitzgerald]

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The Emergence Of Digital Technology

- Postmodernism The emergence of digital technologies coincides with the rise of postmodernist films, videos, and audio art. Postmodernism literally means “after” or “beyond” modernism. Whereas modernist art emphasizes the individual artist’s self-expression and the purity of artistic form, postmodernist art is anything but pure. Postmodern approaches to production could feature the following: Intertextuality: Postmodernism often considered intertextual, which means it features a collage or grab bag of past styles and techniques, rather than a pure or simple form....   [tags: Modernism, Postmodernism, Art, Jean Baudrillard]

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Analysis of Luhrmann's Film of Romeo and Juliet

- Analysis of Luhrmann's Film of Romeo and Juliet Luhrmann’s direct orial style is very bright, vibrant and energetic. We can tell this from some of his other films, such as “Moulin Rouge” and “Romeo and Juliet”. He uses a variety of bright colours and costumes, to portray a happy and exciting mood in the film. Luhrmann uses a variety of different camera shots, angles and motions to create a meaningful scene full of mixed emotions. He uses close ups of Romeo and Lord Capulet. The close up of Romeo is to show the effect of drugs and conveys his dizziness and the confusion of the scene....   [tags: Papers]

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The Cambodian Genocide And Its Effect On Humanity

- The Not-So Famous Cambodian Genocide As Tim Walz, a U.S. Representative said, “You have to understand what cause genocide to happen. Or it will happen again.” Understanding and recognizing genocides will help stop and prevent them. People must recognize that there is much genocide in the world that they don’t hear about, and even those genocides must be recognized and stopped. Genocides like the Cambodian Genocide in 1975 to 1978, between the Khmer Rouge government and all Cambodian civilians, can be prevented by recognition, swift action, and protest against crimes on humanity....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Pol Pot, Norodom Sihanouk]

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A Brief Look at the Cambodian Genocide

- ... “It was possible for people to be shot simply for knowing a foreign language, wearing glasses, laughing, or crying. One Khmer slogan ran 'To spare you is no profit, to destroy you is no loss.'” (CAMBODIA 1975) A part of the struggle was trying to stay alive, the Khmer Rouge had documents of jobs of the people, and if you were an intellectual you would be killed. The people had to hide from their former lives, they practically couldn’t talk. If they had glasses, they would have to go without them....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Vietnam War]

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The Khmer Culture And Thai Culture

- “Fear not for the future, weep not for the past,” is the Cambodian proverb that describes the strength of the country well and is represented in the art produced by Cambodian artists. (Britannica) Cambodia has powered through the communist drama brought by the Khmer Rouge, which set their progressive history off track. The communist ideas expressed by the Khmer Rouge threatened the freedom, progression and happiness of the Cambodian arts. Cambodian music, theatre, visual art, and literature was mainly traditional before the 1950s....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot]

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The Cambodian Killing Fields Should Never Be Forgotten

- It was a devastating three years in Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia. Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party of Kampuche, and their leader “Pol Pot”, was the leader of the biggest genocide Cambodia has seen. Torturing, hanging, and murdering 1.7 million (25% of Cambodia’s population) from 1975 to 1979 (The Killing Fields). Many were to ask, why would a person want to cause millions of deaths. The answer. To centralize and nationalize the peasant farming system over night (The Killing Fields of Cambodia)....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, The Killing Fields]

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Analysis Of ' Children Of Cambodia And The Poem ' Dulce Et Decorum Est ``

- “The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.” (William Tecumseh Sherman). War is never a pleasant sight, only a field of death, bodies of dead soldiers and dead innocent civilians. No one wins in war, there is only death and carnage all around. In the past, war has shown us many scenes that probably make us sick to our stomach, and for a moment we as people lived in peace, but to others, revenge was on their mind. Revenge can lead someone or a country to take action, causing a war that will lead many innocents and even soldiers to experience horrific scenes of war, or the death of you or someone you love....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Cambodia, Phnom Penh]

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Love's Three Forms

- The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return (Moulin Rouge, scene 1). When most people think of love they think of a young couple kissing, sex, a child, or even a beloved pet. Love is according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, strong affection, warm attachment, a beloved person (436). The definition is correct, but so vague it does not mention the different types of love that exist. Most people don’t know that there are three. What are they. They are unconditional love, romantic love, and passion or lust....   [tags: Human Emotions]

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Tutsi Rwanda And The War For Independence

- Tutsi – A group of people in Rwanda that initially started as the cattle raising people of the old tribes. The Tutsi ruled over the Hutu for the majority of the time, until 1962 where the Hutu revolted. Then in 1994 the president of Rwanda’s plane was shot down, which sparked a massive violent out brake of Hutus killing Tutsis. In the film “Hotel Rwanda”, the Tutsi were the refugees in the hotel, trying to hide from the murdering Hutus. Irish Republican Army – The IRA held the belief that all of Ireland should be its own independent republic from England....   [tags: Rwandan Genocide, Rwanda, Khmer Rouge, Hutu]

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Analysis Of Loung Ung 's ' First They Killed My Father '

- Opposites Attract Have you ever had one person who you have absolutely nothing in common with, but for some bizarre reason you “click” with them. It is astounding that two completely different people with two divergent personalities, morals, goals or lifestyles can compliment each other. In Loung Ung’s, First They Killed My Father, the dynamic duo, Loung and Chou are so completely different, yet their relationship works. At the start of the novel, Loung is the striking age of five years old and Chou is eight years old....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Communist Party of Kampuchea]

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Biography Of Daniel Goldhagen 's ' First They Killed My Father '

- Daniel Goldhagen (2009) states that in less than four years, Cambodia’s political leaders induced their followers to turn Cambodia’s backwards and regressing society into a massive concentration camp in which they steadily killed victims. Furthermore, a deeper understanding of the Cambodian genocide is provided within Luong Ung’s personal narrative, “First They Killed My Father” (2000). Ung’s memoir is a riveting account of the Cambodian genocide, which provides readers with a personalized account of her family’s experience during the genocide....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Pol Pot, Khmer people]

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The Killing Fields By Richard Nixon

- In the film, ‘The Killing Fields” all of the real events that took place, of which the film is based off, all make for an accurate representation. It makes for a haunting and woefully effecting film, which has a lot to say. As proven by the terrifying imagery and the bigger than life characters. I do believe that for the most part ‘The Killing Fields’ is a fairly accurate representation of the actual events. In both the film and in real life, it’s referenced that Richard Nixon did in fact order an incursion into Cambodia, which resulted with the unfortunate spark to the flame, in igniting the beginning war....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Dith Pran]

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Pol Pot 's Genocide : The Reasoning Behind The Madness

- Pol Pot’s Genocide: The Reasoning Behind the Madness Often times, independence creates the perfect situation for radical ideas to overtake rational thoughts, and, if not well thought out, it leads to self destruction. When based on a peaceful belief system, the results of this primal rejection of traditional standards are catastrophic due to the persuasive nature of the fundamental essence of peace. Genocide is a horrific tragedy that no human being should be able to rationalize without this serious skewing of well-intentioned teachings to reflect extreme ideals or the occurrence of a great mental disturbance to push one over the edge of sanity into the depths of reasonless treachery....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot]

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Occupations and Industries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

- ... Industrial and personal business surprisingly showed prominence over the other eight industries New Orleans citizens operated in. Industrial employment embodied 27.5 percent of the working population, and personal business represented 24.2 percent. Notably, the marine industry was one of the lowest industries in district one exhibiting only 5.7 percent of the population. An equivalent simplification process was used for the seventy distinct types of industries listed by Pittsburgh’s fifteenth census....   [tags: career and job opportunities]

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Baz Lurhmann's Success in Representing the Character of Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet

- Baz Lurhmann's Success in Representing the Character of Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet Baz lurhmann's, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a colourful, frenetic, kitsch version of Shakespeare's original play. Lurhmann's lavish, high camp style, as a director is distinctive and can be seen in previous movies, such as Moulin Rouge. Lurhmann's 're-enlivening' of Romeo and Juliet includes parodies of both the spaghetti western and the Miami gang wars. This movie is not meant to be read naturalistically as it displays Lurhmann's trademark use of cartoonist primary colours and pop art imagery....   [tags: Papers]

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A Comparison of the Two Film Versions of Romeo and Juliet

- A Comparison of the Two Film Versions of Romeo and Juliet I have been studying the prologue to 'Romeo and Juliet' written by the magnificent playwright, William Shakespeare sometime between 1594 and 1596. Still globally acknowledged, it has been restyled by many directors for both stage and screen....   [tags: Papers]

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Directors file for the new production of An Inspector Calls

- Directors file for the new production of an Inspector Calls Cast List - all these people I have chosen for the following parts are because they identify with the characters as well as the reasons I have said. ====================================================================== Inspector Goole = Anthony Hopkins --------------------------------- I thought quite carefully about who would be most suitable for this part as I think it is very important that the actor playing this part can manage put out a certain impression of solidity and purposefulness have a strong and almost hypnotic power over the other characters and also the audience....   [tags: Drama]

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Critical Analysis of This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff

- This Boy's Life is the autobiographical account of teenager. Toby and his mother's search for financial stability and a peaceful life. Toby’s family was split down the middle as a child, leaving his father and older brother on the East Coast and, for the most part, uninvolved in Toby’s life. The story begins when Toby and his mother, Rosemary, leave her abusive boyfriend in Florida to take their chances at becoming rich in the uranium mines in Utah....   [tags: Analysis Boy's Life Wolff]

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