District Essays

  • Career: District Attorney

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    a democratic society. Many people in these 21st century society wonder, “When is Justice to be done?” For district attorneys, it’s their job to bring that “justice” and to restore social stability upon these threats. As a District Attorney, it’s important to ensure the protection of the victims and to punish the delinquents for their mischief. Before a person can officially become a district attorney, they are required (depending on the states of the U.S.) to have a high school diploma, a four-year

  • District 9 Essay

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    pixels of film. The critical evaluation of the movie is only seen through the eyes of those who think deep within the overall picture. District 9 is the perfect movie to correlate to the readings that is comprised to be read in American Cultural Studies. There are readings throughout the assigned book Rereading America that will relate to scenes in the film District 9. It will inform, as printed on the cover, how the readings and scenes provide a substance for cultural contexts for critical thinking

  • District 9 Essay

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    District 9 is a movie about human and alien cohabitation that is shot like a documentary to give you a more realistic relationship to the characters and they’re relationships and interactions with each other. The movie starts out with a large paramilitary company (Multinational United, commonly referred to as MNU) in Johannesburg, South Africa, trying to evict 1.8 million aliens from a militarized slum known as district 9. The aliens, commonly referred to by a derogatory term “prawns”, are being

  • District 9 Essay

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    Personal Response to Reading – Kata Brill District 9 Brief outline of the plot Set in the early 1980’s, a massive star ship carrying a bedraggled alien population, nicknamed "The Prawns," lands in Johannesburg, South Africa. Twenty-eight years later, the initial welcome by the human population has faded towards the outcast aliens. The refugee camp where the aliens were located has deteriorated into a militarized ghetto called District 9, where the aliens are confined and exploited living in shocking

  • The English Lake District

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    of the English Lake District over the last 25,000 years, providing a detailed description of the different phases and processes that have shaped its structure and current day appearance.” The Lake District is a region of Great Britain famous for and characterised by its scenery. Craggy peaks and boulder-strewn corries contrast with wooded valleys, farmland, conifer plantations, and ribbon lakes. As well as attracting huge numbers of tourists, the scenery of the Lake District has also afforded it

  • Bethel School District Vs. Fraser

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    Bethel School District vs. Fraser This case involved a public high school student, Matthew Fraser who gave a speech nominating another student for a student elective office. The speech was given at an assembly during school as a part of a school-sponsored educational program in self-government. While giving the speech, Fraser referred to his candidate in what the school board called "elaborate, graphic, and explicit metaphor." After his speech, the assistant principal told Fraser that the school

  • Bethel School District vs. Fraser

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    two days of his suspension, and was allowed to return to school on the third day. Matthew's father appealed the school district's actions on behalf of his son to the federal district court. He alleged a violation of his First Amendment right to freedom of speech and sought both injunctive relief and monetary damages. The District Court held that the school's sanctions violated respondent's right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, that the school's disruptive-conduct

  • Travel Writing in the Lake District

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    Travel Writing in the Lake District I had dreaded the day that my Duke of Edinburgh would come around once more and now I was two days into my expedition. The first two days had been cold, wet and windy in the heart of the Lake District. The English Lake District National Park is 885 square miles in size, the largest of the 11 national parks in England & Wales, containing over 1800 miles of footpaths through some of Britain's most beautiful countryside. I am sure that we were going to

  • Rhetorical Analysis of District 9

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    Neill Blomkamp directed the film District 9 which was released in 2009. This South African science fiction action thriller was Blomkamp’s first feature film and is an extension of a short film, Alive in Joburg, Blomkamp did in 2006 (IMDb). In the film, aliens have invaded earth and are wanting to live among the humans, but the humans, being the xenophobic society that they are, discriminate the aliens; the aliens are then lead to a ghetto, known as District 9, in which they are to live. As the film

  • The Peak District National Park

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    The Peak District National Park I will begin with what a National Park really is. A National Park is an idea developed in 19th century America, at the time the new country was rapidly developing and settlers were moving in. The first ever National Park was created in 1872, it was named as 'Yellowstone' this began a chain-reaction of National Parks being instated. The size of the parks varied, but were all generally large uninhabited areas of real natural beauty. The fact that these National

  • Vernonia School District V. Acton

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    Supreme Court decided on the case Vernonia School District v. Acton as to whether or not random drug testing of high school athletes violated the reasonable search and seizure clause of the Fourth Amendment. During the 1980's and 1990's there was a large increase in drug use. The courts decision was a strong interpretation of the Fourth Amendment and the right decision upon drug testing high school athletes. Between 1985 and 1989 the Vernonia School District began to see a marked increase in disciplinary

  • An Analysis Of The Movie 'District 9'

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    ZHUOJUN LIU ENG-W350 NOV/29/2015 What is the metaphor of “District 9” The movie “District 9” was filmed in South Africa. In 1981, a spaceship unexpected accident to be a kay element to change the earth and mankind’s fate of further. Subsequently, bizarre aliens came to Earth, the Earth has been officially proclaimed as a universe of life itself unique day completely finished. Human have no idea aliens came to earth with what kind of purpose, human has a negative attitude for the arrived of aliens

  • The Central Business District of Kidderminster

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    The Central Business District of Kidderminster Introduction ============ For my GCSE fieldwork we were required to visit the central Business District (CBD for short) of a town or a city. The town that I will investigate is called Kidderminster, and is located in Central England, near the Wyre Forest District in the countryside of Worcestershire on the Stour River. Kidderminster is just 19 miles south of Birmingham. It has a very industrial history and is known as the origin of the

  • District 9 and Apartheid in South Africa

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    District 9, a science fiction movie directed by Neil Blomkamp and produced by Peter Jackson, is an action movie throughout. One could view the entire film without noticing any sort of metaphorical depth, and simply enjoy District 9 based on the merits of its wonderful visual effects, gore, vulgarity, and fast-paced content. In order to achieve this blissful nirvana, the viewer would have to empty his mind of any knowledge regarding the South African apartheid. The apartheid metaphor is so thoroughly

  • What District 9 Taught the World

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    directed the movie. As I researched the movie District 9 there were many things that I didn’t know about and I’m sure a few of us didn’t either. We never really know little details because that’s not we go to the movies for because we just want to see the big picture ,well that’s how I am I only see the movie on the screen and that’s all , I never really go into depth of what I am watching unless of course its base on true events . But as I watched district 9 I wondered how they got the aliens make us

  • Racial Undertones Portrayed in the Movie District 9

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    I feel that the movie District 9 has strong racial undertones. The film is set in South Africa, Where a massive alien mothership has came to a halt over the city of Johannesberg. Three months pass before the government finally decides to cut their way into the hull of the ship. What they find is a ghastly sight, thousands of aliens are found and it is discovered that the aliens are sickly, malnourished, and lacking leadership and initiative. The South African government flies them all to the surface

  • Current Conditions In and Future Plans for the Strip District

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    Introduction Over the last 200 years, the Strip District has gone through many different changes throughout its long history. Stretching from 11th Street to 33rd Street, The Strip as it is known from Pittsburgh was at one in the 1920’s the economic center of Pittsburgh and was home to such companies as U.S. Steel, The H.J. Heinz Company and Westinghouse. As the 21st century rolled into, the ghosts of past industry giants still remained, but the Strip District had changed into a Saturday destination to

  • Compare And Contrast War Of The Worlds And District 9

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    Connected Text Essay | Rhys Kavanagh-Jones | TG:22 | War of the Worlds (2005) & District 9 (2009) The 2005 film War of the Worlds directed by Steven Spielberg (adapted from the H.G. Wells novel) focuses around the survival during an alien invasion. In the attempt to survive many themes of desperation and struggle are introduced and communicate. The 2009 film District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp focuses around the themes of oppression and human nature when humans have control. War of the Worlds

  • Shadowing Superintendent Shirley Hall Of The Maplewood School District

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    Maplewood School District. Ms. Hall took the reins of the district over in 2012 from a very popular superintendent who was credited with making great strides within the district. Although Ms. Hall had very large shoes to fill, she seems to be doing it with grace and enthusiasm. She credits the previous superintendent with making systemic changes and establishing the overall forward momentum of the district, but recognizes that she cannot rest on past success. Her goal is to take the district to the next

  • Controlling Visitor Numbers to the Lake District National Park

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    Controlling Visitor Numbers to the Lake District National Park The Lake District is an area of spectacular natural beauty and tranquillity. It is located in the North of England near Kendal. Its wide range of physical environment offers both peaceful holidays and the opportunity to for activity breaks. The national park has a number of different physical landscapes, which include: coastal areas, deciduous woodland and mountains with fast flowing streams. There are a wide range of ecosystems