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    of Brazil. The film Brazil in Black and White and Benedita da Silva’s book both tackle the issues of racial identity in similar manners. Brazil has the second highest black population in the world, following only Nigeria, yet Afro-Brazilians are heavily unrepresented in Brazilian education, government, and media. Benedita da Silva, being an Afro-Brazilian congresswoman faced these issues on a personal level and her criticisms are integral in understanding the marginalization of blacks in Brazil. Brazil’s

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    Many social and emotional developments are present in the film Black or White. The viewers can see developments from a young child and her grandfather. The developments can be related to because it is something that happens in everyday life. A few of the concepts that were present are social smiles, social referencing, empathy, emotional self-regulation, and personality. These concepts are things that people deal with on a daily basis when they are in contact with others. Social smile is something

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    History “American film was born from white depictions of blacks” Rogin (1996) Rogin (1996) argues that American films became popular from popular images at the time of caucasian people painting an image of African Americans using the well known "Blackface". "Maafa 21" is a film Directed by Mark Crutcher released in 2009; this film looks into how African Americans history shortly after slavery and how they struggled with labels and categorised with different types of insulting names. This documentary

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    To be perfectly honest I wasn’t really expecting much from this particular event, it just seemed like a general opening ceremony. Which it essentially was, however there were quite a few things during this event that actually surprised me. Actually at one point I nearly found myself brought to tears, which I suppose seems silly. However, as a member of LBGT+ community it made me so happy to hear about courses being offered as core curriculum on our history. All through high school it was easy to

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    Comparing Two Murder Mysteries We read two murder mysteries; 'Lamb to the Slaughter' and 'The Speckled Band', which we were required to compare as murder mysteries. Murder mysteries are stories or films in which one or more murders have been committed and the characters are trying to find out who the murderer is. Usually the suspect is someone who is very close to the victim, but suddenly kills the victim, which makes it harder for the detectives to solve the mystery, as they would not

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    Relationships Between Men and Women in Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl, Catbird Seat by James Thurber and Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver by Thomas Hardy The short stories Lamb to the slaughter- Roald Dahl (1954), Catbird Seat- James Thurber (1945) and Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver- Thomas Hardy (1894) show how the relationship between men and women can be complicated. In Lamb to the Slaughter the writer has intended to convey a tensional feeling between Mrs Maloney and Mr Maloney because

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    A Horror Story - Original Writing It was a windy night. John was home alone,because,his Mom and Dad had gone out to dinner.John was doing his homework,because,he was bored. After a half an hour John rang his girlfriend up.He asked her to come over and bring her girlfriends with her,because,his friends are coming too.His girlfriend(Mary) said; 'okey,I'll come and I will bring my friends with me too'.What Mary did not know was that John had an plan.Not just a plan but an evil plan.

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    Betrayal in "The Chrysanthemums" In John Steinbeck's short story," The Chrysanthemums," there is a strong underlining of betrayal. We can see betrayal in three forms throughout the story. First we see Elisa being betrayed by the salesman who plays on her emotions by giving her a sales pitch only to get some work out of her. Then, in result to confiding in the salesman Elisa betrays her husband by opening herself up, and confiding to a complete stranger things which she couldn't reveal to her own

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    tonight will become one of those moments that we will cherish forever. I have been in the martial arts for about 12 years now, and I remembered my martial arts instructor, Mr. Charles Pearson, sitting everybody down during a black belt testing and telling us, "Earning a black belt is very much like climbing a mountain. You work hard, and eventually you'll work your way up to the top. But once you're there, your journey is not over; it simply has just begun. And you realize that there are other mountains

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    The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams The character of Laura Wingfield definitely showed an obvious increase of maturity level in the play, The Glass Menagerie. Laura was an extremely shy girl, it was a kind of sickness she had. Her mother sent her to Rubicam’s Business College in hopes that Laura would be able to hold a job

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