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    Psycho: The character of Norman Bates

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    Norman Bates is arguably the most unforgettable character in the horror genre. His movements, voice and aura at first radiate a shy young man but transform into something more sinister as the movie Psycho (Hitchcock, USA, 1960) progresses. How has the director, Alfred Hitchcock, achieved this? Norman Bates was a careful construct: the casting, body language, lighting and even the subtle use of sound and mise-en-scène created the character. Anthony ‘Tony’ Perkins was well known for his roles in romantic

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    Daisy Lee Gaston Bates was most notably known for her work with the desegregation of schools in Arkansas. She lived an amazing life in the spotlight, but her life behind the curtains was just as amazing. Daisy was born on November 11th, 1914, in Hutting Arkansas. She was born during a time where civil rights and equality were just a dream. Daisy’s childhood was very rough. At a young age she was sexually assaulted and her mother was murdered by three white men. The identity of these men is unknown

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    characterize Miss Bates as a woman with no intellect, but a very kind heart. Miss Bates in a humorous character who is loved and loving. Austen’s diction is one such technique used to characterize Miss Bates. Miss Bates is a “contented” old woman with certain “cheerfulness” to her nature. Miss Bates always has good intentions and is always a happy, joyful woman. Her good will towards others makes her such a popular woman even though she has no husband and no physical beauty. Miss Bates had a splendid

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    The Characters of Mr.Woodhouse and Miss Bates in Emma The immediate impression one gets of Miss Bates is that of a loquacious old biddy, one of Emma's more annoying personalities. But Miss Bates offers a refreshing contrast to the other characters in the novel, many of whom harbor hidden agendas and thinly veiled animosities toward perceived rivals. If "every major character in Emma [is] a snob", we might consider Miss Bates the anti-snob. Her very artlessness serves as a foil for those in the

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    character that brings along disgust, horror, suspense, and even sympathy. In Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960), our monster is Norman Bates, the boy next door. This was one of the first times in American cinema that the killer was brought home, paving the way for the future of horror movies. According to Robin Wood in “An Introduction to the America Horror Film” (183-208), Bates follows the formula of the Monster being a human psychotic. This is conveyed through his normal façade portrayed with his introduction

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    of the series Bates Motel. This prequel set in present day Oregon uses similar cinematic elements and monologue used in Psycho to explain why and how Norman Bates is a sociopath. Throughout the film and series jarring and uncomfortable scenes are accompanied by eerie string music, Norman spying on women undressing, as well as a fixation for stuffed animals. In addition to these similarities, Psycho makes the audience question Norman’s relationship with his absent mother while Bates Motel answers

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    Monopolies Must be Eliminated in America

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    money and influence.  It is common sense that the company with a very large number of consumers is going to produce more revenue than the small, independently owned business with a lesser number of customers.  The advertising agency Backer Spielvogel Bates recently conducted a four-year study of 2,746 companies.  This study showed that the companies with 1.5 times the sales of their nearest challengers were 52 percent more cost-effective.  Also, it is important to recognize the fact that influence also

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    For my paper I have decided to write it on Norman Bates off of Bates Motel on AE channel. Norman is that typical shy 18 year old boy in class who is very friendly and a little odd. He has a very close relationship with his mother, some view it as too close. She has been very protective of Norman his whole life which has caused him to become very possessive and dependent on her. His father was killed in an apparent accident at their previous home which is what his mother told him. The real reason

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    BELIEVE IT OR NOT

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    self confidence, but she also has a great fear of being ridiculed and made to feel disgraced. Though we do not see anyone making fun of her in the novel, she is very much affected by Mr. Knightley upbraiding after she behaves impolitely towards Miss Bates. A Leo is warmhearted, generous, creative, enthusiastic, faithful, ambitious, courageous, dominant, strong willed, independent, self-confident and readily noticed whenever she enters a room. Leos think and act bigger than others would normally dare;

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    Life of Euripides

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    controversies that contributed to his greatness. It is this greatness that people have followed for over the last two thousand years. Euripides was born on the island of Salamis around 480 B.C. However, a Parian marble states that his birth was in 485 B.C (Bates 5). He was born into a somewhat rich family and was educated in the arts (as in painting) and trained in athletics. He began to write around the age of eighteen and became interested in philosophy soon after. Many people considered his ideas and thoughts

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