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    The Quest For Identity In On The Road In Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’, the protagonists embark upon a long, arduous quest for human identity. Their aim is to uncover who they truly are, where they fit in the ‘scheme of things’ and what the meaning of life is. They articulate this desire by speaking, during the novel, of the search for ‘IT’, ‘IT’ being human identity. This ‘IT’ is an intangible thing; something that holds a different meaning for every individual. It encompasses all the things

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    Essay On The Waterfront

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    1954: As the dust kicked up by the nationalistic yet fearful time in American history called the Second Red Scare began to settle, one of the most influential films in American, and international, film history hits Hollywood. Directed by the infamous Elia Kazan, On the Waterfront tells the story of a young Terry Malloy, ex-prize fighter and current dock worker who is suppressed by the corrupt boss of the docker’s union. Disgusted by the union’s manipulation of its workers and horrified by its murder

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    oration of the history of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange as seen through the eyes of Nelly Dean. Lockwood's additions to the story are limited to the beginning of the novel and to the end, and to one occasion when he pleads with Nelly Dean, "Draw your knitting out of your pocket-that will do-now continue the history of Mr. Heathcliff, from where you left off, to the present day"(WH 70). Nelly Dean, who was an active participant in some of the episodes she tells of (but not all of them) tells

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    their interview scores. Bakke had only scored a 468 out of the possible 500. When he learned that four of the special-admissions spots were left unfilled at the time his application was rejected he wrote a letter to Dr. George H. Lowrey, the associate dean and chairman of the admissions committee, stating how the special admissions system was unjust and prejudiced. When Bakke applied again in 1974 he was once again rejected. This time Bakke sued the University of California. His position was that

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    the image that he was trying to escape from: another American following the typical "day in the life," living with a false sense of what the "American dream" really is Sal meets a friend early on, Dean Moriarty, whom Sal admires greatly for his seemingly careless attitude and sense for adventure. Dean seems likes the perfect travel companion for Sal, it's whom he wants to be more like. The journey starts off already contradicting its own purpose. Why would one person leave their home and friends

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    (usually based around three chords), reverbed guitars, and rolling, wave-like instrumentals (Wikipedia, 2003). Generally, the devoted fans of these groups were surfers themselves (Nostalgia, 2002). The vocal groups included The Beach Boys and Jan and Dean (Holm, 1998 and St. James Encyclopedia, 2003). Rather than having that wave-like, surf sound to their instrumental music, these groups generally used harmonic vocals to sing about the surfing experience, cars, and girls (Nostalgia, 2002). They

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    movies were the actors themselves. They each had a certain charisma, a certain flare that made them each special. They all had there own personalities and I learned something from each of them. From Marilyn Monroe, I inherited her glamour, from James Dean, I adopted his poise and his confidence, and from Katherine Hepburn displayed dignity. Those are just a few of the examples, but my point is that I took things I learned from all of my favorite actors and threw them into a blender and swallowed the

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    The global effects of Steve Jobs' contributions were immense. He showed the world a new way of innovating and technology. Jobs started a new era of technology with the creation of iTunes, iPods, iPhones, Macbooks, and iPads. He did not only focus on the hardware of the products but the appearance of them as well. That is what made Apple so unique and stand out from all of the other computers. He made sure his products were easy to use for anyone. Jobs was very tenacious and even when he was fired

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    Sammy Davis Jr.

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    already know he had many talents. What you probably did not know is that he often worked on several projects at the same time. He never received an award, but he was merely a performer, not a writer. The Rat Pack was made up of Sammy, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and several other actors who worked together on Ocean’s Eleven. While they were in Vegas shooting scenes they worked the Sands Hotel and Casino. In 1960, he wed May Britt. They had Children, but Sammy’s devotion to his career led to their divorce

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    Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and Kerouac’s On the Road – The River and the Road One element that separates a good novel from a great novel is its enduring effects on society. A great novel transcends time; it changes and mirrors the consciousness of a civilization. One such novel is Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. For the past one hundred and fifteen years, it has remained in print and has been one of the most widely studied texts in high schools and colleges. According to Lionel Trilling

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