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    As Time Goes By

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    Most people tend to take life for granted and then lament after experiencing their lost. Yet, feeling regret over their ignorance is all that one can do as time cannot turn back on its own. Undoubtedly, the collapse of USSR leaves tremendous impacts on people lives. “My Perestroika,” a documentary film directed by Robin Hessman, gives insight into the last years of the Soviet Union. Through five Russians’ perspectives, the movie reveals the difference between childhood and reality, the effect of

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    Slaughterhouse-Five “So it Goes”: Someone breaks something? So it goes. Somebody dies? So it goes. Throughout Kurt Vonnegut’s novel “Slaughterhouse-five”, “so it goes” was stated 106 times expressing the general sense of acquiescence to the way things are. The author made that the catchphrase to show that bad things that occur should be accepted, because there is nothing that can be done to change it, bringing in the idea of fate. Vonnegut made very big examples of using “so it goes” with people that went

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    other and lead them to the Lord. The first chapter one is called “The Leader’s Challenge”. The chapter start off telling about a story of a business men. Then it goes into talking about the leadership and the challenge that it face. The challenge that leader face is have to lead people that does not see them as a leader. Then it goes into all the different place we have leader like in business and politics. After this there is chapter two called “The Leader’s Role: What Leaders Do”. It start

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    Text Painting Analysis

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    may describe a said event. The major key will describe a happy and joyful. Text painting was used in madrigals, renaissance and Baroque periods. Two songs I used as examples are “As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending” and Justin Timberlake’s “What goes around”. These two examples, expresses a form of word painting. Both songs you can the descending and ascending pitches. During the renaissance period vocal music was popular than instrumental music. Many if not all composers wrote “text” to show emotions

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    Slaughterhouse Five, written by Kurt Vonnegut is an anti war novel told by the narrator who is a minor character in the story. Slaughterhouse-Five is the story of Billy Pil­grim, a man who has come "unstuck in time. "The bombing of Dresden is what destroyed Billy. Dresden’s destruction shows the destruction of people who fought in the war: the all the people who died. Some people, like the main character, Billy Pilgrim, are not able to function normally like before because of what they saw, because

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    Catcher in the Rye was written by J.D. Salinger. The main character is Holden Caulfield. Holden is a troubled student, who is most of the time depressed. The book starts out with him somewhere like a medical center for depression and his health. Holden lives in New York. He starts out telling you about his brother D.B. who is a writer and lives in Hollywood. He then goes on to tell you how it all started. He has gotten kicked out by many schools, and his latest school, Pencey, is no different. The only

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    So it goes

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    Five. The plot revolves around a soldier, Billy Pilgrim, who meets the Tralfamadorians, an alien race, who alter his perception of time and reality. Kurt Vonnegut coins the phrase “So it goes,” which serves to equalize all deaths as well as to diminish their severity, and create a satirical social commentary on the insignificance of human misery. The phrase “So it goes” is used extensively throughout Slaughterhouse - 5, and essentially devalues any event that precedes it. The following quote is an

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    since the beginning of time have always had the desire gain more items than their neighbors. Humans will also commit immoral actions to gain more items, an example of this is stealing but humans will also try to "justify" their actions with a reason this is know as trivialization. We will be looking at how trivialization goes against the common good and how it misinforms our conscience by looking at keys points such as the ethicist Immanuel Kant, how this bad decision goes against the three senses

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    Vonnegut uses in the text is the phrase “So it goes”. The major theme of the phrase is death. Every time death is a factor, which is often, he uses the phrase immediately after. To me, I believe the phrase shows how important death is and how it is not something to look past and that the audience needs to understand that death is a major part of the novel. An example of this is when Vonnegut says “ There was a battle there. People were dying there. So it goes,” (Vonnegut 83). This clearly shows the connection

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    generations. In Homer’s The Iliad, death is an ever present threat, and heroes of The Iliad believe that the only way to defeat death is to gain timé and kleos. Timé and Kleos gives warriors in The Iliad the opportunity to defeat death because they will be remembered for generations. Fighting honorably in the war guarantees that a soldier will receive timé and kleos. Phoenix is trying

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