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    Cyndi Lauper and Miley Cyrus

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    outfits; and her dancing has been more provocative in the past year or so. These two seem pretty different, but are they? One might say that they are pretty alike. In examining the lives and causes of Cyndi Lauper and Miley Cyrus, one can see that American culture has changed drastically over time in terms of music, fashion, and manners. Cyndi Lauper’s music has had an influence on women in the 80s. Through it, she showed women that it is ok to be themselves. In her first number one song, she was

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    Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises has his male characters struggling with what it means to be a man in the post-war world. With this struggle one the major themes in the novel emits, masculine identity. Many of these “Lost Generation” men returned from that war in dissatisfaction with their life, the main characters of Hemingway’s novel are found among them. His main characters find themselves drifting, roaming around France and Spain, at a loss for something meaningful in their lives. The characters

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    Markus Zusak’s post-modern novel, ‘The Messenger’, investigates how people display unforeseen qualities such as empathy, care, selflessness, courage, justice and love when under stress. The messages that Ed Kennedy delivered were primarily focused on Ed’s close friends and family members, of which they too displayed unforeseen qualities. In the act of delivering the messages, he encounters strangers who under the actions undertook by Ed, are affected in their personality and values as a person.

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    Down To Who?

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    Down To Who? Does the magic of young love ever stand a chance? Down to You tells the story of two college students who fall madly in love with one another after meeting in a crowded, college bar. Throughout their relationship, there are the usual ups and downs of first love. Trust, loyalty, and friendship are all big factors between Al (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) and Imogen (Julia Stiles). Their relationship matures over the years and their love is tested by time and temptation. Al plays an unbelievably

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    Between the years 1811 and 1816, a notorious group of English textile workers known as the Luddites protested against newly developed labour-economising technologies. Laurence Fitzwilliam was a man not known for having a particularly short temperament. But today, his brow was set low today for upon waking up, he was greeted with the unpleasant sight of smoke drifting out of one of the textile mills like that which escaped from the lips of a smoker. As he wandered among the charred beams of his factory

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    The plaintiffs of the Court Case W.R.Grace and Beatrice Foods vs. Schlichtmann consisted of six families. In total, 8 children had died from leukemia in the small town of Woburn, Boston, causing families Kane, Tumez, Sullinger, Robbin, Aufiero and Anderson to file a civil action lawsuit with Schlichtmann, Conway and Crowley Law Office as their attorney. In order to prove that W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods contaminated Woburn's waterways, causing the surge of leukemia, Schlichtmann hired a team of

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    White House Down

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    lousy movies of how the world ends, he’s at least making proper movies like Independence Day and White House Down, according to critics. Roland is known for these thriller’s but, has only succeeded once in a while. White House Down tries this out with actors Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum. We’ve seen Tatum perform within the movies 21 Jump Street, the G.I. Joe series and many more. Jamie Foxx has an amazing performance with the movies Annie and Rio 2. This is a compelling duo with a hit or miss director

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    In Alas, Babylon, the main protagonist, Randy Bragg, lived an easy-going life. “With his share, plus dividends from a trust fund established by his father, and his occasional fees as an attorney, Randy lived comfortably” (Frank 12). His life isn’t very believable though since it was simply luck that he not only got money from his father’s trust fund, but inherited a sizeable amount of land that produced thousands of dollars’ worth of citrus. Plus, it’s not common for people to have to rarely work

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    In the short story “Optimists” by Richard Ford, Frank, the main character lives in Montana in the 1950s with his father, Roy Brinson and his mother, Dorothy Brinson. Frank’s world changes when his father kills a man. This event which seemed like it materialized out of nowhere affected Frank’s life permanently. The main character, Frank, seemed to have a traditional family before his father killed Boyd Mitchell however, this is not true if we look closer at his family life. Paying attention to minor

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    Pa, Ma, and Uncle John come out of the coroner's office where they have left Granma's body. Ma is upset because she knows Granma wanted a proper burial. Pa says they could not afford it. They look for a place to camp and come upon a collection of shacks and tents. Pa asks one man if they can camp on the land, and the man responds nonsensically. Pa gets angry and stalks off. Another young man tells them they have just met the Mayor of Hooverville, which is what the campsite is called. He says the

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    Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya shields herself against the confusion of St. Louis by reading fairy-tales and telling herself that she does not intend on staying there anyway. Vivian works in a gambling parlor at night

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    People are always influenced by family members. Sometimes this influence is positive and sometimes it is negative, yet no matter what, it will change a person’s life. Change can be caused by that person fitting into the ways of a household, or be forced to act differently in the presence of others. Either way, that person will never be the same again. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, characters are constantly being influenced by family members. Aunt Alexandra, started off as a rude

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    12 Angery Men

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    Twelve Angry Men Sometimes in life your professions reflect on your personalities. Twelve Angry Men is an example of where this occurs. Twelve men are brought together in a room to decide whether a boy is guilty of killing his father. Whether they brought good or bad qualities from their profession, they all affected the outcome. The leadership skills of Courtney Vance, the compassion of Dorian Harwood, and the opinionated Tony Danza affected the actions and decisions in the jury room. Courtney Vance

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    Death. The loss of someone can weaken us from despair or strengthen us from the legacy left behind them. The savage murder of clutter family members created vigilance in the inhabitants of Holcomb and strengthened security. However, suspiciousness among neighbors rose, mistrust corrupted long lasting friendships and fear contaminated in the veins of the inhabitants. The murder of the Clutters strengthened Holcomb from vigilance, but weakened the mistrust of their neighbors. Despite handling the death

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    Pay it Foward

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    “Because it proves that you don't need much to change the entire world for the better. You can start with the most ordinary ingredients. You can start with the world you've got.” (Hyde, __). This quote proves people can change the world without making a major difference or change in the world. For instance, in Pay it Forward the book Trevor McKinney started this movement called Pay it Forward, where you help three people and that three people help three people each and so on. However, in the movie

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    How Can Adversity be Advantageous

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    Adversity puts people in difficult or unpleasant situations which can create very strong emotions that can help or harm. When people face adversity, it is seen as a challenge and whether or not they overcome the challenge is personal. However regardless of whether adversity helps or harms, it is advantageous because it offers a challenge to overcome which builds character. I believe it to be true of the whole human race that when something pushes you down you look to find a way out of it. We always

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    The Movie Cooties

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    It might seem a little strange that it 's taken until 2015 for us to finally have a movie about cooties - the fictional childhood illness that you "get" from members of the opposite sex - but there you have it. Now we do have one, appropriately titled "Cooties," although it has decided to take schoolyard sickness, make it a reality, and turn its victims into savage cannibals. Oh, and keeping with the spirit of its real-life "inspiration," the only people who are affected by it are those who haven

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    of the average working class american family. In 2018, a reboot of the once beloved comedy show came back on the scene but this time with a notable theme: Donald Trump. Roseanne Barr has been an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump’s presidency for quite some time now and I do not believe it’s all that big of a shock that she would make her leading woman a Trump supporter. But I bring two questions to the table: should we discuss the topic of politics in family television shows and should

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    Some people say that opposite personalities attract. This is true in S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston have their differences. One is tough cool, and likes to break laws. The other one is passive quiet, and would never think to even shoplift. Even though Dally and Johnny are the complete opposite of each other, they still have their similarities. They both care about each other, and they both happen to have been raised by neglectful and harsh parents. Even though they

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    Symbolism in Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson Symbols are often use in stories to portray more of a literal meaning. Conventional, literary, and allegory are examples of the different types of symbolism. Symbols can be displayed in many different ways. People, objects, and events are just a few of the ways. Throughout the short story, "The Lesson," Toni Cade Bambara uses symbolism in many areas. The title, "The Lesson," is one symbol that Bambara uses. Miss. Moore, the teacher with a college

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