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    film, Dangerous Minds, follows the story of Louanne Johnson, an ex-U.S. Marine. Set in 1989, the story begins with Louanne entering into her first year teaching at an inner-city school with underprivileged youths, where she explores the challenges of teaching her students, and the necessary steps it takes to reach them. Roughly based on the autobiography, My Posse Don’t Do Homework, Dangerous Minds shows a social depiction of the forces of stratification and poverty, the bureaucracy of our educational

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    Dangerous Minds is an 1995 film that is based on the autobiography My Posse Don 't Do Homework by LouAnne Johnson. Ms. Johnson was once a U.S. Marine, who around the 1989 became a teacher in Carlmont High School in Belmont, California. She was very eager to teach, but was stunned by the quick response of an open position. However, she later found out the reason for the opening. On her first day she was greeted by disrespectful students who called her names and where in their own worlds, not paying

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    Themes In Dangerous Minds

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    Dangerous Minds is a movie that shows that a teacher who willingly goes beyond the scope of their job to show their students that they do not just see them as students but as people whose company they really enjoy can help gain their respect and trust. Sometimes it is the small things we do that makes a world of difference in one’s life. “They say I got to learn, but nobody’s here to teach me, if they can’t understand, how can they reach me. I guess they can’t, I guess they won’t, I guess they

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    Since I've chosen to major in psychology, I've chosen to do my paper on something that pertains to my major. In this case the mental disorder schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a severly disabilitating disease that has stricken the lives of almost two million people in the United States alone (Keefe 20). Since this disease is so devastating the majority of people that suffer from it either live on the streets or in mental institutions. In fact, forty percent of the beds in American mental hospitals

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    Dawsons Creek Value

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    Legend”) and Michelle Williams (“Dick,” “Halloween: H20”). John Wesley Shipp (“Sisters”), Mary-Margaret Humes (“History of the World, Part I”), Nina Repeta (“Radioland Murders”), Mary Beth Peil (“The King and I” on Broadway), Meredith Monroe (“Dangerous Minds” the series) and Kerr Smith (“Flight 180”) also star. Oblivious to how well he is growing into his good looks, Dawson Leery (Van Der Beek) is a teenaged Steven Spielberg fanatic who is charmingly obsessive and passionate about his love of movies

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    Some rhetorical devices that were used by Malcom in his article “Dangerous Minds” include different stories and the use of stereotyping. Some different stories include the story of F.P. which was a serial bomber- small homemade bombs, but bombs nevertheless and B.T.K. which stands for “Bind, Torture, Kill.” This article gives some examples of crimes and how they were solved using a psychology technique along with how criminal profiling is used to solve crimes and how the profilers know how to

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    them succeed when in fact that does not happen very often in real life. Dangerous Minds is a movie give a great message for the audience but also gives stereotypes about the people in the movie. In chapter three of Kumashiro book he talks about how the teachers that got their degree online or the fast way work in low income communities, with students of color, and that they are not well prepared. In the movie Dangerous Minds Louanne is not a well prepared because she went to do her student teaching

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    homework on a daily basis. While the more passive and mellow teachers allow their students to have a break once in a while and allow them to tell a joke or two. However, there are many qualities that can make instructors superior, in the film “Dangerous Minds” Ms. Johnson was a new hire to the school, and was given a tough group of kids that came from a distinct parts of town. At the beginning of the film I noticed that her

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    Defending Jacob Symbolism

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    gene apparently invokes strong emotions of hatred and commences the creation of slaughterous thoughts within his mind. Because all of this can be traced genetically, Jacob has held these traits with him his entire life, always under the influence of the “murder gene.” The characteristics and behavior of Jacob are quite similar to his very own pocket knife as they are both inherently dangerous. Take one glance at a knife and even with the most elementary knowledge, it is instantly common ground that this

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    when you add together 13 number one singles, 17 Grammy awards, and over one billion albums being sold across the globe since his first solo debut? As soon as the assignment was given and I found out it was going to be over pop culture of, course my mind went straight to the King of Pop himself... Michael Jackson. The true impact Michael had on pop culture may never be surpassed. Jackson has touched the lives of many through his music, his actions and so much more. His legacy will live forever. Michael

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