Brian Essays

  • Brian Wilson

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    Brian Wilson I can remember when I was a little girl, my father and I would listen to Beach Boys’ albums together in our living room. My favorite song was Kokomo and I would sing it all the time. I loved the cheerful sounds of the music and the fun loving attitude that The Beach Boys portrayed. As I grew older, I still loved The Beach Boys, and I continued to listen to their music frequently. The more I learned about music the more amazing their music seemed. The tight harmonies and unique instruments

  • Brian Friel's "Translations"

    1986 Words  | 4 Pages

    Brian Friel's "Translations" 'Translations', by Brian Friel, presents us with an idyllic rural community turned on its head as the result of the recording and translation of place names into English; an action which is at first sight purely administrative. In Act 1 of the play, Friel brings together the inhabitants of this quaint Irish village in what can only be described as a gathering of minds - minds which study the classics, yet minds which study dead languages. In the same way, while

  • Understanding Psychosis: A Case Study of Brian

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    Brian, a 34-year-old mechanic, was brought to the Psychiatric emergency services by his wife and has been diagnosed with psychosis. The key concern of Brian’s altered mental health will be identified and discussed. Also, this case study will identify and discuss interventions to address his inability to trust. Some potential impacts to him and his family will be discussed including the consideration of stigma and discrimination. Lastly, the relevant legal and ethical issues to this case study are

  • Jeannie Morris's Brian Piccolo: A Short Season

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    Morris's Brian Piccolo: A Short Season displays that even the most diverse individuals can become best friends. Abraham Lincoln once said "Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers could not have been more distant, yet they became the closest of friends. One was white, one was black. One was from the south and one was from the mid-west. One was a first round draft pick the other was signed as a free agent; both had open hearts. Brian Piccolo

  • The Historical and Colonial Context of Brian Friel’s Translations

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    The Historical and Colonial Context of Brian Friel’s Translations Regarded by many as Brian Friel’s theatrical masterpiece, Seamus Deane described Translations as “a sequence of events in history which are transformed by his writing into a parable of events in the present day” (Introduction 22). The play was first produced in Derry in 1980. It was the first production by Field Day, a cultural arts group founded by Friel and the actor Stephen Rea, and associated with Deane, Seamus Heaney and Tom

  • Weel's Conflict And Conflicts In Translations By Brian Friel

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    At first glance, one would not imagine the Donnelly twins to play an important role in the play Translations by Brian Friel. However, after taking a closer look, it becomes apparent that this work would be much less meaningful if these characters were not presented. Although they never physically appear, their actions spark the conflict between the English and the Irish, as well as causing the main problem in the storyline to emerge. The first time we hear of the Donnelly twins is when Manus asks

  • The String Theory in The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene

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    everything exists because of Planck vibrating strings; these strings are the source of every object in the universe, including the unknown. This theory also speculates whether or not other dimensions and parallel universes exist. In The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene explains the different concepts of the string theory and its origins. Among these are the the theory of dimensions, parallel universes, and the origin of the universe. The string theory is an interesting theory because it contributes the the

  • Analysis of The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

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    First I want to say that I was a little hesitant in choosing this book. The saying that “you can’t judge a book by its cover” certainly holds true for this book. When seeing the size of the book, I thought that there was no way I would be able to read this book in ten days. The cover shows what I thought was a hot air balloon. The first connection I made with the book were from the images on the cover. I visualized images of Wizard of Oz before I even opened to the first page. As I read the book

  • A Brief Analysis of Life of Brian

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    Monty Python’s Life of Brian is more than just a mere comedy; it is a Biblical, religious, and political satire. Like all Python films, Life of Brian seems to educate the viewer while at the same time providing entertainment. Unfortunately not all of the elements in Life of Brian occurred in real life, which takes away from the validity of the plot. While not everything is accurate, it seems that a majority of the film could be considered genuine. In order to understand an analysis of the film

  • History, Language and Post-colonial Issues in Brian Friel’s Translations

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    History, Language and Post-colonial Issues in Brian Friel’s Translations Owen: Back to first principles. What are we trying to do? Yolland: Good question. Owen: We are trying to denominate and at the same time describe . . . ” Dun na nGall or Donegal? Muineachain or Monaghan? Same place, same difference? As Owen says about his own name: “Owen - Roland - what the hell. It’s only a name.” ( Translations ) For the student of post-colonial literature, what transpires in Friel’s play as the British

  • William Shakespeare's Macbeth and Brian Clark's Whose Life is it Anyway

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    Accompanying Write-up The theme of our presentation is "Attitudes towards Death". Two of the chosen pieces, "Macbeth" (William Shakespeare) and "Whose life is it anyway?" (Brian Clark), are both relevant to Death. In "Macbeth", Macbeth has just killed Duncan and is racked with guilt and anxiety. Lady Macbeth, co-perpetrator in the crime, is convincing him that it was the correct thing to do and mocking his fears. The play is a tragedy and shows a negative attitude towards death, with the

  • Life of Brian as Historical Satire

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    Monty Python’s Life of Brian traces the tragic last year of Brian of Nazareth, a man who shares his exact birthday and town with Jesus Christ, the subject of countless biblical epic films. Comedy distinguishes this biopic, which features a male actor playing the analog of the Virgin Mary, a cured leper begging for alms, and spontaneous song on the crucifix. It is not sufficient, however, to relegate the film to parody, which seems the obvious criticism, simply for taking a comedic outlook.

  • Suspense and Tension in Brian De Palma's film The Untouchables

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    Suspense and Tension in Brian De Palma's film The Untouchables During the 1920's many people were unemployed because of the poor economic conditions in America and to make it worse, were drinking to make their lives more tolerable. The government decided to ban the sale and drinking of alcohol, this was period was called 'The Prohibition'. People continued to want to drink and this lead people to go to illegal bars or "speakeasies" which sprang up all over America. Gangsters such as Al Capone

  • The 1976 Film Carrie Directed by Brian de Palma

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    directed by Brian De Palma. The summary of the film is a young, quiet and timid 17-year-old girl name Carrie White. She experiences moments of insanity, she can move objects and make things happen unexpectedly. She has telekinesis that leads up to her ultimate revenge at the prom after a humiliating prank against her. Throughout the movie its form is to the climax of the devastating night at the prom, based on the torment and bullying that the “popular” girls pick on innocent/quiet Carrie. Brian De Palma

  • Emma's Dilemma

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    Emma's Dilemma The Problem: Emma is playing with arrangements of the letters of her name. One arrangement is EMMA A different arrangement is MEAM Another arrangement is AEMM Experiment: ----------- For my investigation I have been asked to work out the number of different arrangements of the letters from the name Emma. ---------------------------------------------------------------- EMMA AMEM EMAM AMME --------- EAMM MEMA MMEA MMAE MAME

  • Brian Wilson

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    On June 20, 1942 in California, Brian Wilson was born. Despite being deaf in the right ear, Brian continued to pursue a musical career that eventually led to the success of the band The Beach Boys. With a long string of hits, drug and mental issues had caused a hiatus in his musical career. As a main contributor to the musical group The Beach Boys, Brian had resorted to drug abuse to cope with frustration and exhaustion. Serving as the primary composer, Brian had composed many hit singles but

  • Brian Torchin

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    Brian Torchin’s Great Input in Healthcare Staff Recruitment Staffing agencies in the healthcare field play a critical role of merging qualified staff with job opportunities. The Philadelphia based Health Care Recruitment Counselors (HCRC) staffing is one such agency that specializes in medical employment both nationally and internationally. HCRC Staffing uses a detailed-oriented approach that emphasizes the importance of medical and staffing knowledge in the hiring process. Employers can tap into

  • Satire In Life Of Brian

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    topic and twists it to be looked at in a ridiculous and comedic stance. Usually, for this stance to work, the serious topic needs to be one that a majority of the people know, such as Jesus’s life as the base of the Monty Python movie, Life of Brian. Life of Brian was a satirical movie made to mock the snooty British upper-class and class system, but under the guise of a movie about/ related to Jesus Christ. Satire is still relevant today, because everyone loves a good laugh, and the learning aspect

  • Brian Cox Tornado

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    Summary Brian Cox took the astronomy readers to a 5 minutes 11 sec trip to give a visual explanation about the solar system and the formation of tornados with a brief history of its emergence and how the solar system came into existence. According to the visual explanation in the video Brian Cox; tornados are one of the most biggest and bizarre as well as powerful natural phantasm. Cox had given us an unveiled the spectacular and extreme process of making of tornado and revealed the extremely powerful

  • Brian's Song

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    true story about how 2 men, Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers, completely different from each other from and inceperable bond. The 2 men are seperated by about everything that you can think of: they come from 2 different parys of the country, one is white, one is black, 1 liked to talk, the other was shy. Pretty much the only thing they had in common was that they both were competing for the same job. This book takes place in and around the Chicago area. Gale and Brian are both trying to get the spot