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Allegory in Forster's The Other Side of the Hedge

- Allegory in Forster's The Other Side of the Hedge After reading the first few paragraphs, The Other Side of the Hedge, by E. M. Forster, seems to be nothing more than a story about a man walking down a long road. The narrator's decision to go through the hedge transforms the story into an allegory that is full of symbols representing Forster's view of the journey of life. The author develops the allegory through the use of several different symbols including the long road, the hedge and the water....   [tags: Forster Other Side of the Hedge Essays]

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The Other Side Of The Hedge

- ... A hedge, on either side of the road, has been ever present during his journey. Now that he has reached the end of his life, the hedge has become brown and crackling. The hedge is a metaphor for death. The hedge, leading up to this point in his life, has been there for the death of those around him, and the hedge, which he can see trailing off in the distance ahead of him, will accept the lives of those who grow weary of the road after he has left it. During his journey through the hedge, the last vestments of life are torn away from him, his clothes are tattered, and he realizes that once he begins the journey through the hedge that there is no turning back....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Meaning of life]

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The Other Side Of The Story-

- The Other Side of the Story- “Misconceptions of the Absentee Father” What is an Absentee father. How does the “label” of being an absentee parent affect the person in question. These are all things that some may often wonder or even care about. “Whereas most absentee fathers usually remain silent for their actions, some maintain a strong stance that the reason for their absence is simply not their fault. They often blame others for their role as a father figure, or lack thereof in the life of their children....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, Family]

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The Other Side of the Door

- I was conscious before I opened my eyes. The air I breathed in was fresh and clean. There was no noise to be heard. Eyes still shut, I shifted about. I was lying on a bed, or maybe a mattress. It was a significant improvement from the floor, but it wasn't really the most comfortable of beds, either. The first thing I saw after opening my eyes was a plain, white ceiling. I almost flipped out - I thought that I was back in Carl Cooper's prison cell. But then I noticed the lower, significantly larger window right next to me....   [tags: short story]

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The Other Side of the Bridge

- In the novel, The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson, the author capitalizes upon society’s expectation of a character to emphasize the struggle to achieving his goals. Ian, one of the central characters in the plot line, is heavily impacted by these expectations, which hold a substantial influence upon his decision’s regarding his future. To teenagers an expectation: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future, is nothing but a restriction upon them. Ian believes he is contained within these expectations; to the point where he does not wish to follow this given path....   [tags: Mary Lawson, expectation, youth, society]

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Talking to the Other Side

- In Todd Jay Leonard’s book, Talking to the Other Side, he explores how mostly Judeo-Christian roots evolving into radical Puritan religions of the 17th and 18th centuries in America played a role in the formation of a religious movement that would and still does, cater to the needs of those who could not find satisfaction in such fundamentalist Christian religions. He subsequently talks about how Spiritualism, which “provided people with a renewed sense of hope philosophically, that there was something beyond this earthly experience…and [that] no matter how sinful a person was in life on earth, salvation and redemption was at hand for those who were willing to work toward it in spirit” (Leo...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jay Leonard]

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Communication As A Person On The Other Side Of The World

- ... I first encountered this when my father tried to say “zip car” but instead pronounced it like “Jeep car.” Some languages simply do not have some of the pronunciations or letters that English has. This is also true of the opposite, where it is difficult for English speakers to say certain foreign words because we do not have those phonetics. Another barrier is grammar, specifically word order. When a foreign language is directly translated to English, most sentences would not make sense, or at the best, sound peculiar....   [tags: Culture, Cross-cultural communication]

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The Other Side Of The Bridge By Mary Lawson

- ... Ian also dislikes when others plan his future for him and assume where he will go, even if it is what he wants. He argues with his girlfriend, Cathy, “‘We don’t have to go. Most of the kids we started school with aren’t going.’ ‘Yes, but people like us have to go. You know that. [...] You have so much potential, Ian. You couldn’t develop it here’”(205). Cathy says that people such as her and Ian are destined for greater things outside of Struan, but Ian starts having second thoughts. Similar to when he hears Jake talking about how his father has much more potential and he is wasting it in Struan, it makes him upset because he knows his father is important to the town, as would he if he d...   [tags: Family, Mother, Want, Expectation]

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The Other Side of Silence, by Urvashi Butalia

- Urvashi Butalia in her book, The Other Side of Silence, attempts to analyze the partition in Indian society, through an oral history of Indian experiences. The collection of traumatic events from those people who lived through the partition gives insight on how history has enveloped these silences decades later. Furthermore, the movie 1947 Earth reveals the bitterness of partition and its effect of violence on certain characters. The most intriguing character which elucidates the silence of the partition is the child, Lenny....   [tags: Partition of India and its Effects]

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Green economics: The other side of the grass

- Green economics: The other side of the grass President Barrack Obama in his first speech to the Congress of the United States presented the idea of a green economic solution for some of the troubles facing the United States economy. The potential and the flaws of the idea of green economics have since entered the debate of citizen and politician alike (Goldenberg). Globally, the idea of a green market has begun to attract more attention than ever. The state of the global economic situation is dire....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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The Other Side of the Enmancipation Proclamation

- ... Bryant "Ku Klux Klan in the Reconstruction Era.") The KKK’s tactics of political terrorism were effective and set fear in the hearts of many. Black churches and schools were burned, citizens attacked, and people who refused proper submission were beaten and killed. This was a terrible time in American history and truly shows southern whites contempt for emancipation of their slaves, and the extremes circumstances whites would go to express that animosity. Another example of the hostility and hatred of the southern whites was lynching....   [tags: segregation, equality for African Americans]

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Freedoms on the Other Side of the Window

- In Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, a young woman’s constant desire for a better life is symbolized by the simple usage of windows. Emma Bovary is trapped in a marriage she thought would make her happy. Instead, it lead to her being trapped in her house watching other people have freedom and happiness. As she peers through the windows, Emma sees her dreams and freedoms, but the window divides her fantasy life from the reality of her life. The dreams Emma ponders on include: wealth, true love, and happiness....   [tags: Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary]

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On the Other Side of the Fence

- According to Merriam-Webster, a holocaust is a destruction involving widespread death, specifically by fire. In 1943, World War II was at its’ peak. At that time, Jewish people, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war, and homosexuals were all herded like cattle into concentration camps by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi army. Hitler’s goal was to form what he believed to be a “superior” race known as Aryan. Hitler believed that the Aryan race (blond hair and blue eyes) was “superior” to these groups of people....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Other Side of the Door

- "Thanks, but for the last time," I said, trying not to sound ungrateful. "I honestly do not need to see a therapist." "But, Anisa..." my mum sighed, worry still dancing around in her eyes. "You try to hide it, but just seem so upset all the - recently. Of course, we understand, regarding the circumstances. But that just makes it even more reasonable for you to consult a professional." "We're just concerned about you," dad added on. I gave them a genuine smile, and told them once again that I was fine....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Other Side of Big Business

- The Other Side of Big Business In America in the 1880s, big business began to flourish due to the likes of J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie. They established this by being very successful businessman themselves, and doing what they had to do to be successful, such as cut corners, whether it be in the likes of sanitation and working conditions, or pay lower wages because of the resources provided. Naturally, some sacrifices needed to be made in order to achieve this goal. But in the long run, I believe that it was well more then worth it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Other Side of Racism

- The Other Side of Racism When most people think of racism or supremacy, the images that come to their mind are white power organizations that undermine blacks and other minorities. Groups such as the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Skinheads and the White Nationalist Party may be some that come to mind. However, many people are not aware of other racist organizations and powerful leaders that influence people other than whites. A prime example of this is Louis Farrakahn, perhaps one of world's premier black leaders, who condones racism against whites and people of different religions....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Other Side of Paradise

- The Other Side of Paradise Any avid viewer of television has seen the advertisement. The sun reflects over a gleaming ocean, ornately dressed women dance in circles, smiling couples dine at sunset, children laugh and run across the beach, then the announcer says, “come to Barbados, paradise awaits you”. Although I consider myself a grounded and logical person, I confess that each time the announcer alluringly gives the invitation, wistful thoughts run through my head. The idea of leaving behind the chaos of everyday life and retreating to a place of laughter and no worries is truly tempting....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Relationships in The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson

- ... Even though Ian loves fishing as a teenager, it is something both Ian and Pete still do even after Ian has established his career. In the epilogue at the end of the novel Ian and Pete end up fishing again and Pete says, “Nope. But he’s down there, man. He’s down there.”(355). Going back to the memory of trying to catch the fish that almost pulled Pete overboard, showing that Ian is staying in Struan for good. Ending the novel with doing something he loves to do with his best friend and implying that he is escaping from the recent news of Arthur’s upcoming death....   [tags: jeolousy, revalry, power, obession]

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The Story Behind the Scars, The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir

- The Story Behind the Scars “The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir” is a vivid recollection of Staceyann Chin's traumatic childhood as she discovers her voice and identity growing up in Jamaica beginning in 1972. At the age of four, Staceyann is already experiencing the oppressions related with being a girl. Delano, her older brother by two years, is the only male in the house as both of their fathers are out of the picture. Since they are both raised by their deaf and illiterate grandmother, Delano exercises his masculinity over Staceyann in numerous ways, even at the age of six....   [tags: Stacyann Chin, literary analysis]

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My Uncle 's House - Original Writing

- ... For me I would consider this house big, since my house before only have two rooms. Everything felt so new like I haven’t seen before and it fascinated me. Let 's see, they have this big flat screen tv, some decorations (tiny figurines), beige sofa bed, wooden floors, and teddy bears everywhere. Surprisingly, though there are some clutters, the house still managed to look neat. When I go outside to see their backyard, it is my first time seeing a lemon tree and an orange tree, most of them are just in the ground....   [tags: Family, Aunt, Stay, The Other Side]

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Past and Present Life

- In The Other Side of Eden, Hugh Brody details the lives of an Inuit village in the Arctic. This group has several things that distinguish them from others. One of the interesting things about this group is that children can be named for their late grandparents. The example in the selections shows a baby girl who was named for her late grandmother. Since she was named for her grandmother, the child is considered to have her spirit, and thus she is treated both as a child, and with the respect given to an elder....   [tags: The Other Side of Eden, Hugh Brody]

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Self: Plunging into the Other Side of the Mirror

- Self: Plunging into the Other Side of the Mirror Only in a mirror do we find ourselves. We cannot do it when we are apart, distanced, from who and what we are: we need to see our shapes, our selves, in the way we cannot see ourselves subjectively. But still, the glass plays with us, contorting and distorting, even if it is nothing more than a straightforward, honest reflection. It is our minds which are the true lenses. Why do we feel this compunction throughout the ages to look at our own reflections....   [tags: Self Consciousness Awareness Papers]

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Changing Lives From The Other Side

- Changing Lives from the Other Side “To teach is to touch lives forever” is a popular phrase that teachers like to be reminded of. I know this because they almost all have it framed on their desk, up on their walls on posters, or have a t-shirt with the theme on it. Another is “To teach a child is to change the world.” I haven’t been a teacher, but I work with children and with children’s health at The Little Gym, and I volunteer at the homeless center’s children’s activity room. I can’t say that I’ve touched or changed their lives, but I know that they’ve changed my view on love more than anything else has....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Growing Up During the Holocaust: A Look at the Other Side of World War II

- ... When he turned eighteen years of age, he became a member of the Nazi Party and was required to serve as a public servant or in the military until the minimum age of twenty-one. In Hitler Youth, the boys were taught principlse of the Nazi Party, including Aryan superiority and anti-Semitism. They were also taught the qualities of dedication, comradeship, and obedience. Girls took part in the League of German Girls, which promoted more lady-like Nazi qualities, such as homemaking and motherhood....   [tags: growing up in WWII as a civilian onlooker]

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The Other Side: The Importance of Sex Education in High School

- High school years are generally the years people talk about when reminiscing. Many things happen in high school that are a milestone in a teenager’s life. Their first varsity basketball game, getting a class ring, and even maybe their first love. Along with their first love comes the topic, pressure, and even attraction, to sexual behavior. It is an inevitable feeling that all teenagers will feel at one point in time. With media today forcing sex in almost everything, adolescent sex is becoming a bigger problem....   [tags: prevention of STD's and teen pregnancy]

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Jean-Paul Sartre: On the Other Side of Despair

- Jean-Paul Sartre: On the Other Side of Despair   In an age of modern pessimism and inauthentic, insignificant existence, Jean-Paul Sartre clearly stands out amongst the masses as a leading intellectual, a bastion of hope in the twentieth century. Confronting anguish and despair, absurdity and freedom, nihilism and transcendence, "Sartre totalized the twentieth century... in the sense that he was responsive with theories to each of the great events he lived through" as Arthur C. Danto commented (Marowski and Matuz 371)....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Exploring John Steinbeck's Short Story, The Chrysanthemums: Is the Grass Really Greener on the Other Side?

- John Steinbeck used his short story, The Chrysanthemums, as a visual illustration to answer the adage, “Is the grass “really” greener on the other side?“ During The Great Depression, the American dream had become a nightmare. What was once the land of opportunity was now the land of desperation. What was once the land of hope and optimism had become the land of despair. The American people were questioning all the maxims on which they had based their lives - democracy, capitalism, individualism....   [tags: The Chrysanthemums]

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The Other Side of the fence in Women Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

- We have all been alienated, stereotyped, and felt the general loss of control at one point in our lives, weather you are black, native American, Hispanic, or white. Race, skin color or nationality does not matter. This is the reoccurring theme in both of the text, “Women Hollering Creek” and “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. Women Hollering Creek is a story by Sandra Cisneros a noted Mexican novelist, poet, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1954). It is a story of a young Mexican girl Cleofilas, who with visions of grandeur leaves her family to marry a man she barely knows and begin a new life across the border in the United States....   [tags: literary contrast and analysis]

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West Side : Film Review

- ... Unfortunately, Bernado doesn’t like it in America because of the prejudice and disrespect they face in America. Also, Bernado is very over protective of his sister Maria because he feels that Tony kind only wants one thing from a Puerto Rican. Furthermore, when Tony meets Maria at the “get to know each other dance”, they fell in love at the first sight. Then from that day on, Maria and Tony began meeting each other secretly, planning to run away. However, this caused the jets and sharks to plan a rumble under the highway, then the winning gang will gain control over the streets....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, Maria]

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The Effects And Side Effects Of Today's Legal Prohormones

- “At his age, you have to ask, Did he accomplish all of this by rejuvenating his strength from day to day with those substances?” baseball great Hank Aaron asked regarding anabolic substance abuser Barry Bonds. Prohormones are a relatively new supplement said to be the “legal” form of steroids. (Aaron) Though some people see huge gains while on using prohormones, they don’t know the true damage prohormones really cause. Athletes and bodybuilders taking prohormones experience terrible side effects, muscular gains that are less than expected, depleted testosterone levels and destroyed endocrine systems....   [tags: steroids, side effects, body, supplement]

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An Analysis of On the Other Hand

- An Analysis of "On the Other Hand" "On the Other Hand", what is on the other hand. Rachel Hadas tells about the living, the dead and shows the reader the other side of usual thoughts about the dead and living. She lists the faults of the living and the virtues of the dead, in order to explain her first statement, "it is no wonder why we love the dead". Yet, then turns everything around again in the last statement of this free verse poem. Rachel Hadas poem, "On the Other Hand" clearly depicts the many differences of the "brittle, easily wounded" living and the "patient, peaceful" dead....   [tags: On the Other Hand Essays]

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Essay on Whitman’s Bivouac on a Mountain Side

- Analysis of Whitman’s Bivouac on a Mountain Side First published after the conclusion of the Civil War in 1865, Walt Whitman’s poem “Bivouac on a Mountain Side” portrays more than just the tangible picture of a transcendentalist’s vision. The mood of the poem reflects the author’s observations and visions of the Civil War while stationed in Washington and Virginia as well as his beliefs about the war by use of imagery and symbolism. The use of imagery in “Bivouac on a Mountain Side” is one of the compelling factors that draws the reader into the poem so that he/she no longer reads what Whitman is writing, but rather sees what he is describing and understands Whitman’s place in th...   [tags: Whitman Bivouac on a Mountain Side]

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The Darker Side of Exposition

- The Darker Side of Exposition An exploration into the unseen side of world fairs. “Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. They record the world’s advancement. They stimulate energy, enterprise, and intellect of the people and quicken human genius. They go into the home. They broaden and brighten the life of the people. They open mighty storehouses of information for the student. Every exposition, great or small, has helped this onward step.” President William Mckinley 1901 Contents Introduction 3 Human Zoo’s or enhancement of knowledge. 4 Expo’s and Racism 5 Expositions and money. 7 Sustainability of Expositions 9 Conclusion 12 Works Cited 13   Introduction Exposition, as defined by...   [tags: the unseen side of world fairs]

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The Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- In the book This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald, even though the main protagonist’s, Amory Blaine, character development is completely controlled by Fitzgerald's life, Amory goes through many changes through the story and they are born from the people Amory is around and Amory interactions with other characters are in relation to how Fitzgerald interacted and responded with others. Amory’s character seems to fluctuate throughout the novel, the more types of people he meets the more ideas he obtains and begins to view life differently or back to the same way multiple times....   [tags: This Side of Paradise, F.Scott Fitzgerald]

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Reception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Work, This Side of Paradise

- Reception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Bestseller, This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote the first draft of his first novel in army training camps between the years 1917 and 1918. The working title was The Romantic Egoist. By February of 1918, Fitzgerald had submitted his first full draft of the novel to Charles Scribner’s Sons only to have it be rejected. In October of 1918, Fitzgerald submitted a revised version to Scribner’s and again it was rejected. Finally, in 1918 the third version of The Romantic Egoist re-titled This Side of Paradise was accepted and published by Charles Scribner’s Sons....   [tags: Fitzgerald This Side of Paradise Essays]

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This Side Of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- ... The letters from Darcy “gave [Amory] more egotistic food for consumption” (Fitzgerald 97). Amory’s interpretation of Darcy’s advice feed his ego. Darcy would remind him to never feel worthless or worry himself of conventions; Amory perceived it as remaining egotistical and acting in a pretentious manner. This was when Amory disregarded the feelings and respect of others. He feels “sorry for his generation but not for himself” because he relies on his arrogance and good looks to fulfill his life (Overview 3)....   [tags: Love, F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise]

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Social Interactions in Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Hancock’s The Blind Side and Shaun Tan’s The Lost thing

- Social interactions are an essential part of all relationships; they are the determining factor of one’s perceptions of the world around them as well as their own identity. This idea is presented in uniquely an array of texts including, William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing and The Blind Side produced by John Lee Hancock. Society and its expectations can make a significant impact on one’s ability to fit in to an environment. Some individuals’ however challenge society and break down social barriers in order to improve or limit an individual’s aptitude to assimilate....   [tags: The Blind Side]

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The Search for Identity in This Side of Paradise

- The Search for Identity in This Side of Paradise   In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by "mirroring" people he admires.  However, these "mirrors" actually block him from finding his true self.  He falls in love with women whose personalities intrigue him; he mimics the actions of men he looks up to.  Eleanor Savage and Burne Holiday serve as prime examples of this.  Until Amory loses his pivotal "mirror," Monsignor Darcy, he searches for his soul in all the wrong places.  When Monsignor Darcy dies, Amory has the spiritual epiphany he needs to reach his "paradise" - the knowledge of who Amory Blaine truly is.              Amory...   [tags: This Side of Paradise Essays]

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A Summary of West Side Story

- West Side Story      The drama/musical, which parodies the story of Romeo & Juliet, takes place in a city of New York, probably in the early 50’s late 40’s. It is a tale of two rival gangs, which despises the other in a vicious circle of hate. Riff leader of the Jets; a group mainly of Polish origin and the Sharks of Spanish origin with their leader Bernardo. It seems as though the two rivals have been at their quarrels since before the story took place. Through mysterious fate the neutral one’s from either side meet....   [tags: West Side Story]

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Prejudices in "The West Side Story" by Arthur Laurents

- The book West Side Story written by Arthur Laurents is set in the mid 1950’s, created as modern version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story is a romantic tragedy about two characters that are supposedly completely different and aren’t accepted when they fall in love. The “difference’s” between these characters is centered on the prejudice’s they had against each other. Prejudice is a harsh opinion or feeling formed previously without any knowledge or reason. The Jets and the Sharks used many prejudices against other races, sex, and age....   [tags: West Side Story, Arthur Laurents, Shakespeare, Rom]

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Hope for the Other

- Every opinion or analysis must have a perspective from which it is formed. These analyses construct a narrative involving a “favored” side and an “other” side, based on the place from which the analyst writes. Neutrality is difficult when writing about a topic one cares deeply about. For example, it is not disputed that five members of the British army entered the Egyptian village of Denshawi in 1906. It is when this fact is put into some sort of context that perspective and bias enter into an author’s account....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Side Effects Of Antidepressants : An Overview

- Marina Eskandrous Senior Project: Assignment 1: Article: “Side effects of antidepressants: An Overview” According to the DSM5 major depressive describes a person who is in a depressed mood for most of the day, nearly everyday. The person also has a diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities most of the time. There may be significant weight loss or gain as a result of decrease or increase of appetite, respectively. The person may also experience insomnia or hyper insomnia nearly everyday....   [tags: Antidepressant]

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The Blind Side By Michael Oher

- ... This preconceived idea that Michael is bad due to his skin color is known as prejudice. It is noticeable how the prejudice affects Michael at home and in school. There are three things that make someone prejudiced: stereotype, emotions, and discrimination. The Tuohys get a phone call from a family member who says, “I’m just going to go ahead and ask...do y’all know there is a colored boy on your Christmas card. (Kosove, 2009). This shows that even their family members are prejudiced against Michael because he is a different skin color....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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The Dark Side of the Internet

- As the internet has evolved, it is now a part of most people’s daily lives and with that, the populate could not function or conduct their daily business or activities without it. Impressive, we can now communicate and even see someone all the way across the country with just a few clicks of a mouse. But as technology changes and progresses seemingly for the good, as always people will find ways to exploit technology and use it with the intent of committing crimes and turning a positive tool into a negative one....   [tags: cybercrime, computer crime, cyberbullyng]

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Which side are you on?

- The journal article "Which side are you on. Bias, credibility and mediation" written by Andrew Kydd (2003) queried the significance of mediator’s impartiality. In the field of international relations, merely the study by Kydd (2003) has directly attributed mediator effectiveness to the provision of private information. The study is based on a game theo-retical model of mediation and draws on the theory of ‘cheap talk’ , which has its origin in economic science. There are two key findings of the study....   [tags: Analysis, Andrew Kydd]

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The Long Term Side Effects

- ... In his article, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD):an updated review of the essential facts, J. Tarver, a researcher at Centre for ADHD and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan (CANDAL), University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. et al. explains, “Recommended interventions are based on social learning principles and include strategies for parents aimed at increasing the frequency of adaptive child behaviors while reducing the occurrence of non-compliant or disruptive behavior” (767)....   [tags: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder]

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Pro Side Summary : Divorce

- ... Another reason why divorce is a positive thing is that some families just are not meant to be living under one roof. After a while, a family may begin to see the commitments, long working hours, and the staining of actual family life taking place, which can prove to be too much. Sometimes parents see that being apart may be the best thing for their children. Stress relief is another big factor when a child is free of the constant arguing from their parents. In many cases, they may feel pressured to take the side of one parent or another....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Parent, Family]

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Right Side Of The Heart

- ... Severe respiratory diseases like emphysema or chronic bronchitis can cause right sided heart failure because of the body’s natural ability to work together. Just like a well-oiled machine, when one thing begins to fail, others begin to follow. The heart and the lungs are paired together to keep the body alive. If one thing messes up, the other is bound to have problems as well. Emphysema causes air-trapping, increasing the thoracic pressure. With the increased thoracic pressure, the heart begins to be squished....   [tags: Heart, Cardiology, Blood, Heart failure]

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The Negative Side Of Advertising

- ... By repeating playing advertisements, the the false “needs” will become a part of people’s life, therefore people will purchase those useless goods. “The criterion by which an authentic need is to be distinguished from an artificial one is whether it can be expected to persist without the benefit of advertising.How long would the consumption of Coca-Cola or Pepsi-Cola go on, if the persistent advertising campaigns for those products were terminated?” Michael also points out the decision method of it, and put a hypothesis about Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola to show how it works....   [tags: Advertising, Coca-Cola, Cheating, De Beers]

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My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

- My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George This book is told from the diary of the main character, Sam Gribley. Sam is a boy full of determination. He didn’t give up and go home like everyone thought he would. He is strong of mind. After the first night in the freezing rain, with no fire and no food, he still went on. He is a born survivor. He lasted the winter, through storms, hunger, and loneliness, and came out on top even when everyone expected him to fail. “The land is no place for a Gribley” p....   [tags: My Side Mountain Jean George Essays]

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Creative Writing: Side Swiped

- Fire was consuming the second floor of a lavish two story mansion like it was made of paper soaked in Vaseline. Flames were licking up every wall in every room, engulfing the contents, and trying to escape through the high ceiling and windows. “Layla?. Can you hear me?” a man who looked to be in his early thirties yelled as loud as he could through the smoke-filled hallways of the unburned section of the first floor. “Dad, are you there?” a small voice called from two rooms over, as the coughing eleven year old girl stumbles out of it....   [tags: narrative essays, fire, flames]

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The Side-Effect Effect

- ... The imbalance in people’s willingness to praise and blame, he thinks, is correlated with the imbalance of in people’s application of the concept of intentionality. People are more willing to say a side effect occurred intentionally when they interpret that side effect as bad than they are when that side effect is good. Uttich and Lombrozo also studied the side-effect effect, but explained it differently than Knobe did. They said that the side-effect effect, the differences in ascribed mental states and traits pertaining to intentionality of an action, is due to the side effect’s norm status as opposed to moral status....   [tags: psychology, Uttich and Lombrozo perspective]

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Marijuana's Medical Side

- Marijuana’s Medical Side Even though marijuana is a natural plant so it can’t do much harm. The drug should be illegal unless its for medical purposes the drug can be a pain reliever and it eases anxiety. The effects can be harmful if smoked too much. Cannabis also known as pot, weed, grass and other street names it goes by can be helpful but harmful at the same time. It relieves anxiety and pain and other side effects or problems people have. National Institute on Drug Abuse says “Along with euphoria relaxation is another frequently reported effect in the human studies....   [tags: drugs, mutliple sclerosis, cancer]

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The Use Of Steroids And Other Drugs

- ... One of the most known side effects on athletes or any other user, is the liver damage often associated with steroids (2). Since the liver is the organ that everything ingested in the body is filtered through, the high doses of steroids slowly destroys the liver. The use of steroids among adolescents can close growth plates in bones, which can never be reopened (2). Steroids are a synthetic version of testosterone which provides the muscular effect. The body can sense an excess of testosterone, therefore shutting down bodily functions involving testosterone, such as bone growth and in many cases, causes stunted growth (6)....   [tags: Anabolic steroid, Testosterone, Steroid, Androgen]

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The Meaning Of Life And Other Lies

- The Meaning of Life & Other Lies No well-minded senior in high school claims to have discovered any indisputable meaning of life. To do so would bring an end to all questions. Mankind has entered and exited hundreds upon thousands of eras throughout human history wondering and creating their own meanings in life. The first section of Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning” in essence focuses on how only the concentration camp prisoners who felt they had a purpose to their lives, a goal or future to live for, survived....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Philosophy of life]

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How to Live with Each Other

- Malcolm X once proclaimed that “The American Negro never can be blamed for his racial animosities - he is only reacting to 400 years of the conscious racism of the American whites.” A key player in the civil rights movement, Malcolm X saw violence as the only way to defeat racism in the middle of the 20th century. However, this quote does not deal with the issue of using violence as a justification for violence, just an excuse. In Richard Wright’s 1940 novel Native Son, Bigger tests Malcolm X’s words when he murders a drunken Mary Dalton out of sheer fear that people would think he took advantage of her....   [tags: racial, inequality, environment]

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Managing the Human Side of Beer Gardens

- This mix is concerned with all aspects of service performance that create value. In other words, this element of the service marketing mix is concerned about managing the human side of the Beer Garden. The owner has to ensure that the business has the right customer contact and also that employees are performing their tasks well. This is vital to attract potential customers towards the Beer Garden. To ensure that the right personnel are obtained, the owner will put much emphasis on the job design, recruitment and selection, training, motivation, evaluation and reward together with empowerment and team-work....   [tags: mix, pricing, distribution]

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Keynesian Theory vs. Supply Side

- Two very important economic policies that point in different directions of fiscal policy include the Keynesian economics and Supply Side economics. They are opposites on the economic policy field and were introduced in the 20th century, but are known for their influence on the economy in the United States both were being used to try and help the economy during the Great Depression. John Maynard Keynes a British economist was the founder of Keynesian economic theory. Keynesian economics is a form of demand side economics that inspires government action to increase or decrease demand and output....   [tags: Economic Policies, Fiscal Policy]

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Pseudoscientists and How They Present Information on Topics They Are Not Experts of

- Science will never know all the answers; there are just too many questions asked and too many questions that haven’t even been asked yet. For a scientist to be effective in my mind they must be able to present their findings and their hypothesis in a way that doesn’t try to attack other people’s work, is complete with ideas on why and why not their hypothesis is true, and does science for the love of science and learning. I have learned a great deal this year in many of classes about scientists that seem to show these traits....   [tags: discrediting other sicentific work]

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The Sword And Shield Metaphor And Other Perspectives

- ... “Why are Jews not concerned about the abortion controversy. Because they don’t consider a fetus to be viable until after it graduates from a medical or dental school” (Rappoport 1). The sword in this example could be that the audience is anti-Semitic, and that the joke teller is criticizing excessive ambition that Jews have. Yet, if the audience is Jewish then the joke could be perceived as Jews have high standards for their children. Through the sword and shield method, Rappoport makes the claim that humor depends on the audience....   [tags: Comedy, Humor, Laughter, Humour]

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West Side Story The Musical

- West Side Story The Musical *No Works Cited West Side Story is one of the most influential musicals of all time. It's integration of dance and song into the plot was very innovative, because even though it had been done before, it had never been done this well. Jerome Robbins had thought of an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet to a Broadway musical in 1949. He began discussions with librettist Arthur Laurents and composer Leonard Bernstein of a musical called East Side Story, with a plot concentrating on a Catholic girl and a Jewish boy....   [tags: Papers]

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Do Other People Influence You?

- ... For more people than you might think, the answer could be yes.” This article focused on the evidence that people will most likely give in to certain situations to try to fit in with a group, even if what is being done is wrong. The article goes in to talk about an American social psychologist named Solomon Asch and one of his experiments. Asch went into his experiment believing in individual integrity but to his disappointment; found that one third of his test subjects conformed to the control group....   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Milgram experiment]

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My Family : My Father 's Side

- ... Growing up, I was afraid to disappoint them, even if I didn 't always agree. I couldn 't bear to hurt them or my parents, even if I didn 't view my parents as important. But when I was 16, I was saved as well. I learned within myself from the good Lord how true those words were that my grandma taught me. God did come first, and then everything else fell into place in His will. His will was always better for us. Yes we have troubles and trials, and my family isn 't perfect. But we have something to lean on in the Lord and then that transfers with the same beliefs, into being able to lean on each other....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Nuclear family]

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The SNCC Freedom Singers' Song “Which Side Are You On?”

- The 1960s was a time of a cultural revolution in America, resulting in many new ideas and texts. One example of these new cultural texts that come out of the Civil Rights Movement is the song “Which Side Are You On?” by the SNCC Freedom Singers. SNCC is the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, which was made of students supporting the Civil Rights Movement. The song symbolizes the change undergoing in America and set the stage for the two sides—one supporting the movement and one against it....   [tags: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee]

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Recording Techniques for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

- Recording techniques for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon The album The Dark Side of the Moon, by Pink Floyd was an album that pushed the boundaries on multi-tracking and tape looping, as well as mixing in1973. The engineer, Alan Parsons, use many unusual techniques to help create the sound that we know and love. Which landed the album on the charts for 750 weeks. Dark side of the moon was first lead engineering job Alan had with Pink Floyd and only took a year to record. To record this album an EMI console, a 16-track tape machine, a Fairchild limiters, and an EMT plate reverb were used....   [tags: clocks, frequency translator, guitar]

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Legalization of Marijuana: Know the Facts before Choosing a Side

- Since the 1950’s, the United States has had mandatory sentencing for possession of marijuana. Throughout this country’s history, marijuana has been used as a productive attribute to society. In the 17th century, the production of hemp, the plant which marijuana is diverted from, was in fact encouraged by the government. While leaving the 60’s and 70’s decades, marijuana became looked down upon for social media became more conservative and more hard on crime. Marijuana, like any other drug, may come with adverse side effects but the scale of societal benefits would greatly overcome the negative attitude towards marijuana use....   [tags: marijuana, weed, cannabis]

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Douglas McGregor’s Human Side of Enterprise

- The purpose of this paper is to critique Douglas McGregor’s The Human Side of Enterprise, including other expert perspectives and its relevance in today’s organizations. Douglas McGregor’s opening statement in The Human Side of Enterprise, implies that industry in the 1950’s has been able to successfully utilize physical science and technology for the benefit of mankind, but has yet to incorporate the social sciences to positively affect the human organizations (Natemeyer & McMahon, 2001). In 1957, McGregor suggested that the social sciences may possibly be as cutting edge to human organizations as atomic energy was to the physical sciences (Natemeyer & McMahon, 2001)....   [tags: compare, contrast, compariso]

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Side Effects of Prozac

- Side Effects of Prozac Unlike earlier forms of antidepressants, such as MAO inhibitors, Prozac and other SSRIs tend to produce fewer and less severe side effects (Hockenbury, 200). According to Prozac's manufacturer, Eli Lilly (2005), side effects caused by Prozac may include nausea, difficulty sleeping, drowsiness, nervousness, weakness, loss of appetite, tremors, dry mouth, sweating, or yawning. Other side effects listed included a change in sexual desire or satisfaction and a formation of a rash or hives....   [tags: Antidepressants Depression Essays]

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Side Effects of Antidepressants

- Side Effects of Antidepressants Side effects have played a significant role in the development of SSRI’s. The first drug, iproniazid, was developed to fight tuberculosis in the early 1950's, and had a noticeable side effect on mood elevation. Soon it was known as a "happy drug". This drug immediately gained attention from physicians and depression researchers. At that time the only drug on the market for depression was opium, which was a highly addictive substance (Turkington 49-50). Ten years of specific drug research to identify different models of nerve transmissions and tailoring chemicals to affect these processes resulted in the development of Prozac (Turkington,61)....   [tags: Medical Depression Psychology Essays]

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A Blunt Reality: The Controversial Issue of Marijuana Legalization

- ... If marijuana was fully legalized in all 50 states, is this what you would wish on your friends and family. As for the states who have already legalized medical use of marijuana, it is not approved by the FDA whose approval is mandatory for prescription pills. They support the stand that marijuana is harmful as do several other organizations in the field. Two other medications that were approved by the FDA involved two safely isolated components of the plant. The compounds of cannabis that can positively contribute can be safely isolated rather than coming with the harmful parts....   [tags: side-effects, environment, violence]

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The Blind Side

- John Lee Hancock’s film, The Blind Side, is an absolutely must see. The Blind Side, is a semi biographical movie that is based on the life of a football player named Michael Oher. The film was produced in 2009 by the Warner Bros. Production Company. The movie exemplifies the works of talented actors and actresses, some of whom are familiar and others that are new to the acting world. The names of the Main characters are as follows: Sandra Bullock, who plays the role of Mrs.Tuohy, Tim McGraw, who portrays Mr.Tuohy, and new comer Quinton Aaron, who plays the lead as Michael Oher....   [tags: football, warner bros, michael oher, movie]

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The Ethics of Giving Children ADHD Medication

- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a psychiatric disorder that causes children to have problems with paying attention, trouble with following instructions, have impulsive behaviors and become easily distracted. Medications, such as Adderall and Ritalin, are used to treat the symptoms of this disorder by helping the patient to focus and pay attention while also curbing their impulsive behavior and hyperactivity. Side effects of these medications are, but not limited to, anxiety, addiction and in some cases psychosis....   [tags: side effects, symtomps, treatment]

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Birth Control: IUD Insertion and Removal

- ... The Mirena is almost identical to the ParaGard there are just a few slender differences. The Mirena is a birth control which is used for up to five years, and unlike the ParaGard, you need to use condoms for seven days after it is inserted. Mirena contains a low dose of the hormone progestin. The benefits of Mirena consist of a smaller amount of menstrual cramps, it can be used while breastfeeding, and is less likely to discontinue working while other medications are being taken. Mirena side effects may include headaches, lower abdominal or back pain, infection, perforation, acne, breast tenderness, breakthrough hemorrhage, infection, periods may possibly discontinue after one year of us...   [tags: pills, condoms, side effects]

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The Uses and Types of Radiotherapy

- Radiotherapy Biophysics   Radiotherapy uses high-energy rays to treat diseases, especially cancers, since cancer cells divide faster than regular cells. It can be used to treat many kinds of cancer in almost any part of the body. It destroys the cancer cells by damaging their DNA in the area which has been treated, causing a little damage to normal cells. Cancer cells whose DNA is damaged beyond repair stop dividing or die. When the damaged cells die, they are broken down and eliminated by the body’s natural processes....   [tags: cancer, systemic, side effects]

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The Secrets of Caffeine

- Most people aren’t aware that caffeine can act as a stimulant to the central nervous system. So once someone consumes a caffeinated beverage they may begin to notice a slight change in the way their body begins to feel. Caffeine can be found in many different places such as energy drinks, coffee, candy and also in other common beverages and over the counter medications. Caffeine can have major side effects on those who consume it on a regular routine, but caffeine can also have side effects on those who rarely even consume caffeine ....   [tags: damages, stimulant, side effects]

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The American Civil War

- The Civil War was over and America had to reunite and rebuild in order to regain its position as a world leader. The end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century brought new trials and new people to America. America was tested in ways it had not been tested before. Millions of immigrants were rushing to the United States in hoped of building a better life for themselves. America got involved in the First World War of its kind. The culture was beginning to change into a more free and liberal culture; big business closed in on running America into the ground....   [tags: union, slavery, confederate side]

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The Impatient Western Fast-Paced Culture

- Tea. How many of us have ever enjoyed a tea in our lives. Many of us, right. Well, drinking tea is world known, especially to the Japanese. In the late twelfth century, during the Kamakura period, Matcha, also known as "finely powdered tea" was introduced to Japan from China (Sayre 302). During this period, tea wasn't just prepared the way most of us prepare it. It was prepared carefully and delicately, especially in Zen temples. The delicate tea making ritual continues today and it is generally performed by a master for his/her guest in a comfortable and relaxed setting....   [tags: taking time for tea and other things]

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west side stadium

- West Side Stadium There is a lot of controversy over the plans for a new West Side stadium. The mayor says the stadium is necessary to win the honor of being the Host City for the 2012 Olympics. The stadium will also be home of the Jets. His opinion is that the stadium would do nothing but good for the city despite criticism from people saying the money should be added to the education budget. I believe the stadium should be built. One thing that the stadium would do that I feel is important is that if we were to get the Olympics it would give the world something besides 9/11 when they think of New York....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Supply Side Keynesianism

- Supply Side Keynesianism A President is measured by how well the economy did during his term in office. More specifically is whether unemployment went up or down, and did they help the economy to fight inflation. Two basic modes of thought on the subject have pervaded public policy since World War II: demand-side and supply-side economics. Demand-side economics is generally known as Keynesianism, named after the English economist John Maynard Keynes. He believed that governments should force interest rates down by printing money and lending it from the central bank at a discount....   [tags: Economics]

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West Side Story

- West Side Story Day 4: 2-page essay The West Side Story portrays the lives of two different gangs living in America, as well as their beliefs and examples of living a good life. The expectations of what people consider the good life to be may vary on a person’s morals and their dreams of what life is truly about. In this movie, whether or not these characters were good people, lived a good life, or lived in a good society is a very controversial topic. The characters of the West Side Story were not good people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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