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Scar From The Lion King

- Scar from The Lion King is one of the most well-known villains to appear in a Disney movie. For many people who grew up in the nineties, Scar may have been one of the first antagonists they had seen in fiction. In the film, Scar murders his brother Mufasa and drives his nephew Simba away to assume control over the Pride Lands. By that description, it would be difficult to find any likable qualities in a character like Scar. However, nearly 400 years before the release of The Lion King, William Shakespeare wrote Hamlet....   [tags: The Lion King, Hamlet, Lion, Simba]

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I Have A Physical Scar

- My Scar I have a physical scar. If someone wants to know how I got that scar, I will tell my story about it. Two years ago in 2013, I was pregnant with my second child in January. I had really bad pregnancy sickness. During my pregnancy I went to the emergency room two times because of dehydration. At my eighteenth week ultra sound, the Doctor told me that I have a baby girl. My oldest child is a girl, too. I was so happy about the good news because I love girls. My husband also preferred having a baby girl....   [tags: Childbirth, Doctor, Pregnancy, Hospital]

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Shame Is Like A Scar

- Kyle Kesler Ms. McMillan APEL: 6 25 September 2015 Shame Essay Shame is like a scar, eventually the pain from the initial injury will subside, but once the damage is inflicted it can’t be undone and will remain there for the rest of life for the public to see. While shame is an effective tool used to demonstrate societal values and rules, shame in today’s society is no longer effective because it has a destructive effect on human lives and it targets women. While shame is an effective tool to demonstrate societal values and rules, shame, when used incorrectly and excessively, is no longer effective because it has a destructive effect on human lives....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Shame]

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Wound and Scar Management

- Introduction Advances in science over the centuries can be seen in various areas of medicine. One such area is in the treatment and healing process of wounds. In the past, wounds were treated and left to heal naturally where scar formation was common. However, times have changed and people are more concerned with their physical looks than they were two decades ago. The rise in plastic surgery operations is a clear indication of this increase in physical awareness. This change has led to medical research aimed at discovering ways in which wounds after treatment can be made to heal without forming scars....   [tags: Treatment, Healing Process]

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Chronicle of a Scar

- Chronicle of a Scar Growing up, I was always a tomboy. While the girls were busy playing Barbie, I was building forts and playing in the dirt with the boys. About a month before my eleventh birthday, I went roller skating with my mom, my aunt, and my cousin. I was quite the adventure seeker at that age and liked to skate as fast as I could. Well, of course, I fell. Not only did I fall, but I ended up with a cast on my left wrist for a month. Luckily, a few days before my birthday, my cast was removed....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Gold Standard to Reduce Scar Formation

- Since the early 1980s, antimitotics like 5-FU and MMC have been increasingly used as an adjunctive to trabeculectomy, and have become the gold standard to reduce scar formation. However, the nonspecific mechanism of action of these agents can result in severe side-effects 1. Therefore, there is still a need for alternative strategies to prevent filtration failure. We already showed that pharmacological enhancement of trabeculectomy using VEGF inhibitors was able to significantly improve rates of surgical success....   [tags: bevacizumab, administration routes]

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Rape Is A Vicious, Horrible Act That Can Scar A Victim

- Rape is a vicious, terrible act that can scar a victim for the rest of his or her life. Women have always been seen as less than men. A couple of hundreds of years ago women were seen as a man’s property and slowly but surely women have gained their independence from men with the right to vote, to hold property, to and divorce a man. But even with advances women have made they are still considered weak compared to men. Domestic violence, rape, and marital rape are becoming more and more common. Today women are fighting for the right to say “no” in any and every situation, including when she is married to the man....   [tags: Marriage, Rape, Sexual intercourse, Gender]

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Scar Vegas

- Scar Vegas, written by Tom Paine, is a book compiled of 10 unusual short stories that gesture toward a deeper understanding of reality. Almost all the stories can be viewed as variations on the theme of how the `powerful' (different perspective of power within each individual character) oppress the weak and while doing this, Tom Paine often relates to the uneasy moments when two cultures collide. These `themes' are apparent in "General Markman's Last Stand," about a retiring Marine commander stealing a bra from the local Post Exchange....   [tags: American Literature]

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Personal Narrative- The Story Behind a Scar

- Personal Narrative- The Story Behind a Scar A spark of flint, then a burst of flame and the Bic lighter was alive, glowing like a serpent’s eye. It had finally come to this. Things were going so well too: I had money, dreams, a whole future figured out. Now I was a drunken liar, facing criminal charges and jail time; sadly I was only nineteen. Hungover with a broken knuckle and no memory of how it happened, to top it all off my butterfly knife, a deadly weapon made for surgically precise combat, was missing....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Just Another Scar

- Just Another Scar It began on one smoldering hot day in Tucson. This was another usual day for the residents of Tucson, so hot we could cook an egg on the sidewalk. My dad was outside working on the car, sweating more and more with every turn of the wrench. My brother was shooting hoops in our driveway trying to improve his skills. With the sun shining down and the bouncing of my brother’s basketball I realized I needed to be outside having fun and getting tan as well. I grabbed my sunglasses, laced up my Nike’s and headed outside for some fun in the sun....   [tags: Personal Narratives]

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The Effect of a Scar

- Survival is a necessity that individual needs to know and it needs to be done daily to ensure that humans are able to live on. There are many people in the world that are living well off, yet many people suffer from deadly diseases, food, and the impact from the war. In the following literature, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, The Kite Runner by Khald Hosseini, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant all show that survival is a key element. Survival is significant for us as human beings; it would is shown differently in the four literatures....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]

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Recovery and Treatment Evaluation Case Study

- Evaluation: Phase 4 Regarding evaluation in phase 4 of treatment for Shirley, as her OT I would reassess her upon admission to outpatient facility. In this phase of her recovery it would be imperative to focus on the scar maturation process, as well as scar management to prevent contractures (Pessina & Orroth, 2008). Initially I would read over all her most recent OT treatment information provided it was available to review, in efforts to get an understanding of her strengths, limitations, prior met goals/outcomes, recommendations, etc....   [tags: Phases, Intervention, Scar Recovery]

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Jealousy in Villains of Different Works

- Jealousy, it is what gets the best and, of course, the worst of people. Iago in Shakespeare's play "Othello" is one of the worst villains out there. Other villains, such as Scar in Disney's "The Lion King", Jafar in Disney's "Aladdin", and Mother Gothel from Disney's "Tangled" have closely related motives and jealous personalities. All four betray and kill for reasons they believe are going to further the lives they intend to lead after their master plans. The stem of the jealousy roots from never having enough power and feeling inferior....   [tags: Othello, Scar, Gothel]

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The Criticism of the Cultural Revolution and the Maoist Regime

- Dai Sijie was sent to a re-education camp in Rural Sichuan from 1971 to 1974 because he was born into an educated family. Due to this experience, Sijie wrote Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress which tells the story of two boys undergoing re-education during the Cultural Revolution. The creation of Scar Literature began following the end of the Cultural Revolution and the death of Mao Zedong.(“Post-Mao Years”) “Scar Literature was intended to be cathartic…[and] contained depressing or horrific accounts of life during the Cultural Revolution…[and] each personal story effectively constitutes a criticism of their policies” (“Scar Literature”)....   [tags: Dai Sijie, chinese seamstress, Scar]

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- f one looks underneath the profanity and perceived brutal violence of Scarface, they will find an admirable all-round motion picture. However, for those who have an open mind and are unwilling to dig deep, Scarface is still one cool film. Antonio 'Tony' Montana (Al Pacino) has just arrived from Cuba along with his friend Manolo Ray (Steven Bauer) and about 125 000 other Cubans. It seems Fidel Castro has opened a Cuban port allowing Cubans to go to the United States. Unbeknownst to the U.S. though, Castro has secretly cleared his jails and included prisoners with the refugees (guess what group Tony and Manolo belong to, *wink wink*)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Character Analysis Of The Scar

- Most people believe that there exists at least one person in the world who matches their personality exactly. Others believe that for every person there is an exact opposite or an evil twin so to speak. In the case of Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale, they fall somewhere in between these two definitions. Both were sinners, and yet the people glorified Dimmesdale and cast Hester away, only because they were misinformed. Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale are, at first glance totally different, however upon closer inspection, they become increasingly more similar....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Commentary on The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The things in life he didn’t understand fascinated Nathaniel Hawthorne. He wrote a few stories in a literary journal called The Pioneer, one of them being “The Birthmark”. Time significantly influenced Hawthorne in creating this short story (Wheeler). Aylmer, the main character, uses the scientific experimentation throughout the story to remove the birthmark from his wife’s, Georgiana, face which results in him killing her. “The Birthmark” has attempting for perfection, the battle between science and nature, and the earthly love....   [tags: Imperfections, Scar, Marriage]

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Why Use An Arm Fat Cream

- Why Use an Arm Fat Cream. A lot of people keep looking for creams, lotions, gels and other cosmetic products to get rid of unsightly cellulite under the arms. Cellulite or fat makes it impossible for you to flaunt your body. It can have a major impact on your self esteem and confidence. If you have been looking for a cream to get rid of cellulite in your arms, you should choose a high quality arm fat cream. In this post, we have discussed all the information about such products to help you make an informed choice....   [tags: Effect, Effectiveness, Scar, Supergroup]

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Overview of Female Genital Cutting

-   Introduction Female genital cutting (FGC) is an intentional procedure that modifies female genital organs for non-medical purposes and often causes pain and medical complications. More than 125 million girls and women are currently affected by this ritual. This procedure takes place in 29 different countries mainly concentrated in Africa and the Middle East. Generally, female circumcision is done by non-medically trained midwives but, trained medical professionals have been offering their services more and more lately....   [tags: Social Values, Scar Tissue]

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Skin : Your Health, Hygiene, And Appearance

- Skin: Your Health, Hygiene, and Appearance The first thing someone notices about you is your skin. A person cannot hide all their skin, so the way your skin looks says a lot about you. Skin can be a way someone can tell your age or determine your hygiene. Taking care of your skin is very important for your health, but also for your self- esteem. Your skin can make you feel self-conscious, or very confident, all depending on how it looks. Your skin is important in many ways, so taking care of it, knowing the dos and don’ts, and doing up keep on it is essential....   [tags: Skin, Acne vulgaris, Sebaceous gland, Scar]

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Bad, Or Just Downright Evil?

- Evil is a characteristic that you see in everyday life, movies, plays, video games, and books such as Othello and The Lion King. In Othello, Shakespeare perceived Iago as amoral with a power to persuade people around him in believing his lies. A similar role was portrayed by Scar in Disney’s The Lion King, who became king by manipulating and deceiving others. Scar along with Iago was the primary antagonist in Disney’s The Lion King and Shakespeare’s Othello. The two evil doers share similar characteristics and qualities, but not many that will be a benefit....   [tags: Literary Elements]

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Treatment for Acne Scars

- Treatment for acne scars Description: - Acnes scars of different type. Some are permanent like and some are likely to be cured. So the treatment options can be adopted according to the type and severity of the acne. Key words:- Acne scars, Acne scars, Acne scar treatments, treatments for acne scars, Laser treatment for acne scars, Home remedies for acne scars, Home remedies for acne scars Treatment for acne scars Acne scars occurs because of the infection that occurred to the acne. This is the age of cosmetic surgery helps a lot to cure this problem....   [tags: Health]

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Harry Potter As The Warrior

- Harry Potter as the Warrior In the novel Harry Potter and the Sorcerer 's stone, the author J. K. Rowling a warrior character can be seen in the protagonist, Harry Potter. The Warrior and Harry Potter have some of the same characteristics. For example, Harry Potter, like the warrior, has exploits to his quest. Also, Harry Potter, like the Warrior, has a purification ritual just as the warrior does. Lastly, Harry Potter is concerned about his school being in danger from a menace and corruption, the same way the Warrior defends his village from any menace or corruption that may come....   [tags: Harry Potter]

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- The Lion King The film I decided to summarize is The Lion King by Walt Disney. It is an animated film as are all Disney movies. The movie opens with the themes song “The Circle Of Life” playing as the camera show Mufasa, king of the lions holding his newborn son Simba. The whole community of animals is here at Pride Rock to witness young Simba because he is the future king. Everyone in the kingdom is happy about the birth of the new prince except for one lion. That lion is Scar. Scar is Mufasas brother and was next in line to be king before Simba took his place....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Topical Treatment for Prevention or Treatment of Scars

- TOPICAL VITAMIN E Over the years, the development of hypertrophic scars has remained an unsolved problem in wound healing. Topical Vitamin E (tocotrienol) is increasingly popular among the public for scar prevention and treatment. A significant number of health professionals believe that topical vitamin E could help in improving the appearance of scars despite the lack of scientific evidence. There is little evidence from well-controlled and randomized clinical trials to justify the beneficial use of Vitamin E in surgical scars....   [tags: literature review, vitamin E]

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Bettelheim's Theory: Fairy Tales Clarify Realism

- There is nothing more precious and heartwarming than the innocence of a child. The majority of parents in society want to shield children from the bad in life which is appreciated. Within human nature exists desires of inappropriate behavior; envy, deceit, selfishness, revenge, violence, assault and murder. The most well-known fairy tales depict virtue and the evil in life. Even more important, the form and structure of fairy tales suggest images to the child by which he can structure his daydreams and with them give a better direction to his life....   [tags: Cinema]

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Assessing the Results of Neck Reconstruction in Patients with Burn Scars

- Background Neck reconstruction is considered as one of the most important surgeries in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The present study aimed to assess the results of reconstructive surgery of extensive face and neck burning scars using tissue expanders. Methods This descriptive prospective study was conducted on 36 patients with extensive burning scars on the neck and face. Operation for tissue expander insertion was performed and tissue distension started two or three weeks later, depending on the patients’ incisions....   [tags: research, expanders, donor]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Cold Mountain '

- Blood, pouring from the wound, effuses out into the world never to be drawn back into its maker’s corpse. This body will never retrieve that lost blood; one does not consume his own gore. That blood may be lost, but the scar endures. Charles Frazier, throughout his novel Cold Mountain, employs many allusions to the classic Greek epic The Odyssey, with specific intent of adjoining the two pieces of literature with particular regard for an allegory with scars. Frazier’s text establishes a connection to the epic through a flourish of references both explicit and opaque, however one of the more tender allusions within the two works beholds this regard to the scars worn by both male protagonists...   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Wound healing, Epic poetry]

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The Lion King And Hamlet

- The Lion King and Hamlet. In one film it is “to be or not to be” and the other is “to hunt or to be hunted”. At the surface these two seem to have nothing in common, but when one digs deep he/she can see how similar they are. Yet with all their similarities a few of their characters are written differently. Was it really bad for Claudius to be king. Was Hamlet’s Crusade as justifiable as Simba’s. Was Hamlets plot a reverse of The Lion King. Was their circle of life corrupt from the beginning and was Claudius Mufasa....   [tags: The Lion King, Hamlet, Characters in Hamlet]

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Disney's The Lion King

- ... Simba shows growth when he returns by accepting responsibility for his father’s death and telling the Pride about his mistakes. Simba is called into battle with Scar. In this battle he defeats Scar but spared his life; He makes Scar admit that he was the one that murdered Mufasa. Simba takes his rightful place on pride rock on his road back home. Simba is resurrected he is accepted back into the Pride and he returns with the Elixir and the pride lands are returned to normal. Simba went through the journey from start to finish in what that viewer saw as continual growth and development of courage....   [tags: movie analysis, cinematography]

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An Experience That Helped Me Grow Up : My Left Arm Getting Burned

- An experience that helped me grow up: My left arm getting burned Everyone struggles with insecurities. Insecurity plays a role in how people view the world and the way they present them. An insecurity is a trait that makes you feel out of place in society. Another way to say it is being fearful or afraid of what of something that could be or what will be in one’s life. This something can carry on with you during elementary, high school or even after college. Feeling insecurities are apart of human nature and there is no point in feeling ashamed about them....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Smile, Family]

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer 's Stone

- In The Ocean at the End of the Lane and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, start off telling the story in the past. As Faulkner once said, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” The past for some reason always seems to influence the character’s lives. Harry’s scar and the hole in the Narrator’s heart both represent not only the connection to their worst nightmares (Voldemort and Ursula), it’s also a connection to their past. Where these connections help them take on a quest and face many challenges along the way....   [tags: Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]

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Characteristics of Antagonists in Disney Movies

- Movies have entertained crowds since the Lumière brothers first introduced their early version of “cinématographe” to the public in Paris, France at the Grand Café on the Boulevard de Capuchines in1895 (Walter). It was the Lumières’ early developments in cinematography that led to modern day feature films. While the technology and special effects may have changed through the years, the one constant in film remains the theme of protagonist versus antagonist; or good versus evil. Ever since Disney released its first animated picture, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, Disney has made an art of perfecting the antagonist role in animated movies....   [tags: Greed, Jealousy, Power]

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East of Eden, by John Steinbeck: The Events After the Fall of Adam

- “I believe there are monsters born in the world . . . misshapen and horrible . . . accidents and no one’s fault . . . punishments for concealed sins . . . [their] face and body may be perfect . . . ” but they are the product of “a twisted gene or a malformed egg . . . ” (71). Literature, throughout history, has conveyed a plethora of themes, ranging from the struggle to understand divine intervention, to adversity, to the dramatization of life and death. One of the most prestigious and conventional of these themes is the conflict betwixt good and evil....   [tags: Cain and Abel, Adam and Eve]

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The Lion King; What´s the Circle of Life

- What is the circle of life. In a time when the Disney animation renaissance ruled the cinema world, one movie had ruled entirely over all. In 1994 at the height of the company’s own resurrection, Disney released the epic musical drama The Lion King. It was a critically acclaimed movie that has spawned off into a Broadway musical, a spin-off show, and two sequels. I first saw the Lion King when I was three years old and to this day is one of my favorite movies. Little did I know the Lion King was much more than a movie about a young lion stepping in place of his father’s absence, but more of a spin on the Shakespeare play Hamlet....   [tags: cinema, disney animation]

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My Story Is A Good Or Bad Experience

- I am sure that everyone has an own story, maybe the story is a good or bad experience. My story is a bad experience. And the special experience clung to me all my life. For me, my story is about cute “birthmark”. Why it is a cute quotation mark birthmark, I will talk about that later. Also my artifact will talk about through the experience I learned what love is and why I have an affinity with chemistry. My story happened when I was seven years old. I call my story name is “birthmark”. The birthmark is a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth....   [tags: Mother, Want, Skin, English-language films]

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer 's Stone

- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone The movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is the very first of seven movies. The movie emphasizes the value of humility with the role of Harry Potter. The movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone has many great themes, which included heroism and this is a great reason to watch it. Furthermore, when the teachers realize that Harry has a natural talent for the game of Quidditch he shows his true self yet again. The first game that Harry plays he breaks the Quidditch record....   [tags: Harry Potter]

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Robotic Assisted Ureterolysis And Pyeloplasty

- Robotic-Assisted Ureterolysis and Pyeloplasty Robotic-assisted ureterolysis and pyeloplasty are two procedures to remove a blockage in the ureter or the ureteropelvic junction. Ureters are tubes that connect the organs that make urine (kidneys) to the organ that stores urine (bladder). The ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) is the connection between the ureter and a part of the kidney called the renal pelvis. When a ureter or UPJ is blocked, urine cannot get from the kidney to the bladder. Urine may back up into the kidneys, which can cause serious problems....   [tags: Kidney, Ureter, Urinary bladder, Urinary system]

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Cosmetic Surgery - No Longer Only For the Rich and Famous

- Cosmetic surgery companies offer many options in which to finance cosmetic procedures for individual of all income levels. There were over 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2008, as reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). (Surgery, 2009) The statistic mentioned, clearly shows how many of us now would be willing to undergo cosmetic surgery. But, have you asked why. In today’s society, plastic surgery is the number one chosen alternative decision for the augmentation of physical appearance, scar repair and for the repair of a deformity, whether it be a birth defect or disfigurement from an accident....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery Essays]

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Narcissism Is The Pursuit Of Gratification From Vanity Or Egotistic

- Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one 's own attributes (, 2014). The term originated from the Greek mythology when Narcissus fell in love with his reflection in a pool of water. (Wikipedia) The American Psychiatric Association has classified Narcissistic personality disorder in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It is also one of the three dark personality traits that create evil in our world. The Joker, Scar, and Iago all show that narcissism can lead to destroying the social perception of order....   [tags: Narcissistic personality disorder, Narcissism]

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A Review for “The Lion King”

- It is amazing how a seemingly educated woman that has won Oscar awards for her documentaries, could possibly be so far off base in her review of the Disney movie “The Lion King”. Margaret Lazarus has taken a movie made for the entertainment of children and turned it into something that is racist, sexist and stereotypes gender roles. She uses many personal arguments to review the movie but offers few solutions. The author is well organized but she lacks alternate points of view and does not use adequate sources....   [tags: Film Review]

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William Shakespeare 's The Lion King

- Shakespeare is known for being a great writer, his play have been rewritten, re-adapted, and turned into films to keep their magic alive. However what many people do not know is that many of Shakespeare’s plays have been adapted into many Disney Films. More precisely “Hamlet” is one of the most used plays. Movies such as “Tarzan," “Aladdin," and “101 Dalmatians” used many scenes in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to inspire scenes in the films. The movie The Lion King by Disney, however, is one of the strongest and more closely related to “Hamlet” than any other Disney film, but how....   [tags: The Lion King, Hamlet, The Walt Disney Company]

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River Pleaded With Her Attackers

- River pleaded with her attackers. "Please. Fight the voices." Indious the Water spoke alone. "You know what you must do, my dear." Who was he talking to. Not the mardocs. Jonus heard River 's response. "Bastard!" A roaring crack filled the air as the wall of ice shattered. The shockwave of the fall pushed all the mardocs back. Thousands of droplets of water appeared in the air and froze into sharp icicles that surrounded the four of them, making a barrier of spikes. As the mardocs rose to attack, the icicles found their throats and hearts....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2005 singles]

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Training For A Physical Fitness Test

- In, 2008 I strained my hamstring training for a Physical Fitness test. On this particular day I was in a hurry and did not warm up properly before I began doing sprints. I was competing with a co-worker, so my competitive nature pushed me and caused the injury. Sprinting is the main cause of hamstring tears. When an athlete is sprinting eccentric contraction increases as the muscle lengthens. During sprinting the eccentric contraction is on the anterior part of the leg just before their foot hits the ground....   [tags: Flexion, Extension, Collagen, Knee]

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- Egocentrism can be defined as “unable to take another person’s perspective” (Floyd 140). It is commonly observed that egocentrism is prevalent among young children. They do not understand the concept of taking others into consideration. Young children believe that the world literally revolves around them. Most children will outgrow this egocentrism, but some are still egocentric as adults. We all know of an adult or two who can not see the situation through someone else’s eyes. They can’t put themselves in the other person’s shoes....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Biggest Influence on The Lion King - Hamlet or the Epic of Son-Jara?

- The Lion King is Disney's most successful movie to date. Many believe that the Lion King is Disney's only original movie; the only movie not previously a fairy tale from one country or another. In fact, The Lion King is in on based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Disney writers conceal the basic character archetypes and simplified storyline in a children's tale of cute lions in Africa. On the other hand William Shakespeare’s Hamlet was based on the Epic of Son-Jara or Sundiata. This lead to the debate is the Lion King based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet or the West African story, the Epic of Son Jara....   [tags: Literacy Analysis ]

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The Essay From Hell: Dante's Inferno

- In Alighieri Dante's Inferno, many different people were put in Hell for what Dante believes they did wrong. He assigns them to different sections of Hell for the severity of their sins in their previous life. If Dante were alive and making revisions to the Inferno today, he would put Superman, Brian Griffin from "Family Guy", Xerxes from "300", Scar from "The Lion King", Squidward Tentacles from "Spongebob Squarepants", for the various sins that they have committed in their past lives. Superman should go to the eternal flames for his violence against God....   [tags: Aighieri Dante, Inferno, Literary Analysis]

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The Use of Symbols and Symbolism in Homer's Odyssey

- The Use of Symbolism in Homer's Odyssey There are three signs in the Odyssey which are quite significant to the epic and are symbolic of different things. The first sign is the scar, the second sign is the bow and the third sign is the bed. "Note the importance of signs in the works of Homer, such as the sign of the burning ship in the Iliad. Then there is a long flashback telling how Odysseus got the scar and the significance of it. The scar is symbolically important, for it defines who he is -- and what he is....   [tags: Odyssey essays]

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Use of Disguise in Homer’s Odyssey

- Use of Disguise in Homer’s Odyssey     The difference between a wise and a foolish decision is often found in discerning when to conceal and when to reveal. This discretion in concealing and revealing is a major theme within The Odyssey. There is a proper time to deceive and a proper time to tell the truth; thus, it is crucial that one act accordingly. This importance is exemplified in Odysseus' life. When he is discreet in his timing, he achieves his goal. One example of this is the Trojan War....   [tags: Homer Odyssey disgody]

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Hamlet and The Lion King

- Hamlet and The Lion King Many perceive The Lion King, Disney's most successful movie to date, as Disney's only original movie; the only movie not previously a fairy tale from one country or another. This, however, is not the case. While The Lion King seems not to be beased on a fairy tale, it is in fact strongly based on the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Disney writers cleverly conceal the basic character archetypes and simplified storyline in a children's tale of cute lions in Africa....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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A Theme of Racial Purity, Honor, Family, and Miscegeneraton in The Searcher by Ethan Edwards

- The Searchers contains a central theme of racial purity, honor, family, and miscegenation. Ethan Edwards, the main character of the film, is a Civil War veteran who returns to his brother’s, Aaron Edwards’, ranch three years after the war. What was supposed to be a friendly family visit turns into a disaster. During the turmoil that Ethan is put in and has to witness, we are able to infer some characteristics about this mysterious man. It can be concluded that in moments of stress and frustration, Ethan becomes protective, contains a lot of racial hatred, and possesses his personal code of ethics and morals....   [tags: veteran, massacre, native americans]

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The Books I 've Started Reading And Enjoyed By Harry Potter Series

- The books i 've started reading and enjoyed is the Harry Potter series. The books were created by the British author J.K Rowling. It is a fantasy novel that has 7 books in the series all together and additional books related to it as an informative book, aimed to provide additional information about the world the story takes place in. It is a bit dark. The story mainly focuses on death, herorics, sacrifice, and how the power of love is a powerful magic The story starts off where J.K tells you how the orphan and main character Harry Potter came to be in the care of his “family”, and how his real parents died and also how he got his trademark scar, a lightning bolt shaped scar above his left...   [tags: Harry Potter]

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The Similarities of Native Lands in The Searchers and Avatar

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Is There Any Risk For Vaginal Delivery After A Cesarean?

- Is there any risk for Vaginal Delivery after a Cesarean. Having a child can bring many joyous moments, but while there are the joyous moments there are times where anxiety and panic can come in. Delivering a child can be as simple as walking a dog or as difficult as passing kidney stones. In any case the choice on how to deliver and the risk should be taken into high consideration on any level. A vaginal delivery is defined as birth of a fetus, placenta, and membranes through the vagina or birth canal....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Pregnancy, Uterus]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Lovely Bones '

- Chapter 2- In the film August in Osage County, a family dinner is used to reveal secrets and change the course of the plot. This scene is important because major plot features come to light. The characters take this time to share berate one another’s life choices. Anger at the mother’s drug addiction, the father’s death, an incestuous relationship, and previous actions towards others escalate the tensions; thus, the dinner also serves to cleanse the family of their secrets. Chapter 3- The essentials of a vampire story are “an older figure representing corrupt, outworn values; a young, preferably virginal female; a stripping away of her youth, energy, virtue; a continuance of the life force...   [tags: Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes]

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Analysis Of Disney Animated Films And The Little Mermaid

- We have all grown up watching Disney animated films and for most of us, it was the most memorable part of our childhood. What we didn’t and don’t realize till this moment is that almost all the disney animated movie portray stereotypes such as racism, gender stereotypes and the. Through its atrocious stereotypes, Disney animated films such as Lion King, Snow White and The Little Mermaid suggests that women are less in power than a man, skin color plays an important role in determining the character of a person and transformation a princess goes through, in order to get the “prince” of her dreams....   [tags: The Lion King, Animation]

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Personal Statement : Being Selfish, Rude, Irresponsible And Irresponsible

- I have not always been this way; I use to be selfish, rude, irresponsible, constantly wanted to be the center of attention and never had a care in the world. I was spoiled rotten; I had three loving parents, my older brother, a puppy, and just about anything, I could have wanted. I thought I had a “perfect” life, one that topped everybody else. Little did I know that my world was about to be turned upside down. My mother became extremely ill all of a sudden. My brother, step-dad and I did not know what was wrong with her....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, English-language films]

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Camparsion of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Dinsey's Lion King

- Shakespeare & Disney Characterization The Lion King and Hamlet both feature princes. Hamlet is the prince in the Shakespeare play named after him. Hamlet is very indecisive and this is shown throughout the play. Hamlet wants to avenge his father by killing his uncle but, when he is presented with an opportunity to do so while Claudius is confessing his sins. Hamlet is close to killing his uncle with his dagger but decides that he should not kill him just yet. Through Psychoanalytic Theory, one can see that Hamlet has a low self-esteem which is why he is not confident enough to make a firm decision....   [tags: charactericzation, audience, philosophical]

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Personal Narrative : ' Impermanence Of Life '

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The King 's The Lion King

- One of the most beloved animated films of all times is without a doubt Disney’s The Lion King, for its emotional connections that viewers have with the many characters, popular musical numbers, and repeated quotes from the various characters and evil, good, emotional, and funny scenes. There are a wide variety of techniques used in establishing the themes in The Lion King, some of those include; the cinematography techniques, lighting techniques, and mise en scene techniques. The Lion King sets forth to take the viewer on a journey of coming of age of Simba, his connection to family, the role of society and class and ultimate struggle of good versus evil....   [tags: The Lion King, Animation, Cinematography]

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The Dangers of Alcoholism

- Alcohol drinkers, who drink excessively, should seek professional help to quit because of the many potential health risks. Three examples of these risks are liver cirrhosis, cancer of the mouth and throat, and pancreatitis. The first reason a heavy drinker of alcohol should quit is because of the risk of pancreatitis. Each year, about 210,000 people in the U.S. are admitted to a hospital with this condition. Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas is irritated by digestive enzymes that attack and damage it....   [tags: Health]

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Limestone Scenery at Malham

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Myocardial Infarction ( Mi )

- Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the leading causes of “morbidity and mortality in the western world1.” A myocardial infarction is also commonly known as a heart attack and occurs when blood flow is stopped or restricted in a region of the heart. If this disruption lasts for an extended period of time (few hours), the lack of oxygen in the infarct area will cause apoptosis of the myocardium and scar tissue will replace the damaged area1,2. With the development of stem cell-based therapies, researchers started using the advantages of stem cell characteristics and sought to regenerate myocardium instead of just achieving damage control3....   [tags: Myocardial infarction, Heart]

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The High School Football Game

- It’s Friday, you’re at the local high school football game. Everyone’s cheering for the home team, they have possession of the ball and are a yard out from the touch down. A player yells “HIKE!” and the ball is snapped, the quarterback throws the ball and the receiver dives for it. Everyone in the stands is up on their feet, yet so quiet that you can hear them breathe. The receiver comes down on one leg, with the ball in hand at the edge of the touchdown zone. The home side erupts in a surge of yelling and screaming touchdown....   [tags: Anterior cruciate ligament, Knee]

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- Lion King vs Hamlet The movie, The Lion King, and the book, Hamlet, both have a similar story line. In both stories, the king is killed and revenge is sought by the king’s son. The murderers in the stories are the king’s brothers who want the power of the throne. After the death of the Kings, both of the villains successfully took over the kingdoms. While these villains ruled, the kingdoms slowly deteriorated. Neither of the sons liked the villains, but they did not know at first that they had anything to do with their father’s death....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Lion King

- Disney’s success continued in adapting their hit animated film into a theatrical phenomenon. I finally got to go see the musical version of The Lion King last week, and the first few words that come to my mind are: “amazing,” “stunning,” and “unbelievable!” My expectations were met, as my eyes grew wider with the bright, colorful lights, breath taking costumes, and the superb music of the first scene. I was a little unsure at first, wondering how in the world Disney was going to manage putting a film starring non-human characters, and animated ones at that, onto a three-dimensional stage....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dying to Be Beautiful

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Similarities of The Lion King and Hamlet

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- Using Scars to Communicate in Beloved There are certainly complications to assumptions of how scars are used as a means of communication in the novel, Beloved. The character named Beloved has her own distinct scars that bear significance in the story. Her scars are distinct not only in their origins, but also in their meaning, and create a point of diversion from the traditional pattern established by the role of scars in the lives of other characters. The scratches on her forehead and the cut across her neck were not made by a white oppressor, but instead by her own mother, Sethe....   [tags: Toni Morrison Beloved Essays]

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Lion King Evaluation

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- Hemodialysis: The Rope Ladder and the Buttonhole Techniques When a person’s kidney function starts to deteriorate, the ability to filter wastes and fluid begins to decrease, thus, leading to the buildup of toxins in the body. Treatment options available for patients living with kidney failure are very limited. Hemodialysis is one type of treatment that can be used for kidney failure patients. This treatment replaces the function of the previously working kidney(s), filtering blood and ridding the body of waste products, as well as excess fluid that is not needed....   [tags: hemodialysis,rope ladder, kidney treatments]

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The Day Of Louis ' Departure Dawned Dark And Dreary- Rain And Thunder Greeted Me Upon Awakening

- The day of Louis’ departure dawned dark and dreary- rain and thunder greeted me upon awakening. I stretched lazily and reached for my husband. His toned, muscular body lay stretched out beside me. I lifted the covers to gaze upon him. Before we married, I had wondered if his darkened complexion was from the sun or if he was naturally dark-skinned; his olive complexion was natural and his entire body was the same light umber hue all over. With my finger, I traced a thin scar that I had never before noticed on his back; it ran from his right rib cage, down to his right buttock, much like the one on Myles Laveau but in the opposite side....   [tags: Mother, Mother insult, Family, The dozens]

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Is A Myocardial Infraction Is The Medical Term For A Heart Attack?

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Disturbed Characters in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ and Golding’s ‘Lord of the Flies

- In Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ and Golding’s ‘Lord of the Flies’, the portrayal of disturbed characters differentiates. The story of Macbeth was set in medieval Scotland during an era where fear and violence dominated the world; a society where clans fought for power and craved the title of being the next king. In the play Macbeth is a glorified solider that meets his fate after being led astray by selfish ambitions. Similarly, Golding’s experience with World War Two had a profound effect on his view of humanity and the evils of which it was capable....   [tags: humanity, civilization, kill]

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The Effects Of Divorce On Child And Adolescent Psychiatry

- As a child one of the biggest worries in life was whether we should jump on the trampoline or play on the swings next, but for some children whose parents are going through divorce life is far from that. Divorce is the legal process of dissolving one’s marriage with someone. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2013), “One out of every two marriages today ends in divorce and many divorcing families include children”. The instant changes are hard to cope with for two adults, putting children through this can have a much more serious effect on them....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Human behavior, Behavior]

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Is A Progressive Lung Disease

- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a progressive lung disease that starts out as something less severe (emphysema, asthma, chronic bronchitis). Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are the most common forms of COPD. This disease has gained the interest of many researches because of its increasing occurrence over the past few years. Long term exposure to lung irritants such as cigarette smoke, chemical fumes and other air pollutants break down the lungs overtime and leave them susceptible to more serious forms of the disease....   [tags: Asthma, Lung, Pneumonia]

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Drowning in Guilt: Review of The Kite Runner

- “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do,” Voltaire once said. Every choice in life comes with a consequence that follows. A common consequence is guilt, a bad feeling caused by knowing or thinking that you have done something wrong. Amir, the main character in The Kite Runner, discovers the consequence of guilt after making decisions throughout his childhood that were destructive. Khaled Hosseini describes the destructive ability of guilt to consume one’s life through the the relationships of Amir and Hassan, Baba and Ali, and Amir and Sohrab....   [tags: Plot Summary, Affairs, Regret]

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The Popularity of The Burns and Allen Show

- ... Unlike Burns, Allen was born in California into a performing family. Allen was born with an abnormality called heterochromia, one eye was blue and the other eye was green. Allen’s first on stage debut was at age 3 and at age 14, Allen dropped out of a Catholic girl’s school to join the family business; entertaining on stage. A few years before dropping out of school, while still a child, a pot of boiling hot tea had fallen on Allen, burning the left arm and shoulder and leaving behind a permanent scar....   [tags: radio, comedy, family]

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A Short Note On Cirrhosis Of The Liver

- Cirrhosis of the Liver The human body is a mysterious and miraculous creation in itself. Every day of human life is full of complexity and sophistication where our bodies manage to bemuse and baffle scientists even today. However, at the same time new scientific discoveries and medical breakthroughs are occurring daily. The appreciation is due to the equipment and knowledge that exist today that humans have such a better understanding of the secrecies that the human body holds. Humans take advantage of their bodies and when that advantage reaches a certain state where it becomes too much, it can be detrimental in concerns of living a heathy life....   [tags: Liver, Blood, Human anatomy, Immune system]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Beauty Treatment '

- “Post Beauty Treatment” “Beauty Treatment” is an ironic testament to the lives and expectations of girls and women, particularly girls of a certain social class. They are raised for the sole purpose of getting their MRS degree from college, and nothing more. To do this, they are adorned in the best clothing, “all the latest stuff from the stores,” also the goal to “marry a Jewish doctor,” where they can look forward to “live bored and frustrated in the suburbs.” What was seen by everyone as catastrophic to the narrator, “The Accident” of having her face marred and her marriageable viability tarnished, in fact liberated the narrator....   [tags: Beauty, Beauty contest, Marriage, Narrator]

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