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  • drunken fool

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    A Drunken Fool 1. INT. A BAR – NIGHT Sitting at a run-down smoky bar, TOM, a middle-aged photographer, while drunk tells a story to a off-screen character. TOM (Mumbling loudly) What’s my problem? I’ll tell you my problem. See, I work my ass off all day, I’m a photographer and a really shitty one. I can’t seem to do anything right even if I try my hardest. I let my nephew and his friends down. Tom takes a first shot, starting a line of empty shot glasses. Takes a long pause and starts talking

  • Drunken Mother

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    A Drunken Mother, wow where do I start. This book really gets one to thinking of what it was and, in some cases is like to be a woman. This book was one of which I would never even think to read just cause of the title. The title to me suggests that it is a book by a woman for a woman and is written in a way for mothers to understand. But in fact it’s the opposite it written in a way for all to see the trials her life. Nancy starts off by learning that then man in the house is boss at an early age

  • Sweet Drunken Lies

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    A little while ago, I sat down with this woman to talk about her life. She told me that her story was a bit sad and bitter, and for a moment, I did not believe it. It was after when I realized that she actually meant it, she meant it when she said there was no happy ending. It was hard to understand, but at the same time, it was all crystal clear. Her mother was an alcoholic. She died when se was only 61 years old, and left a family full of memories and love behind (Arango). That woman is my mom

  • Social Realism In Drunken Old Woman

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    'Drunken Old Woman' is a Roman copy of a Greek original that dates back to the late 2nd-3rd century B.C. The statue is 36 inches tall, made of marble, and realistically depicts an old woman in a drunken and distraught state. This piece is a perfect example of the effect the Hellenistic period had on artistic conventions. Whereas most statues in the Classical period were idealistic renderings of the human body, often depicting gods and goddesses, the Hellenistic period brought a shift to focusing

  • College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors

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    College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors We have all heard, read, or been involved with this phenomenon called college sex. It has become an aspect of the whole “college experience” in North American colleges. In one study conducted by Amanda Hollman and Alan Sillars ,with students from a public university from northwestern United States, about “70–80% of college students in some samples reported sexual hookups”. We have now established that casual sex among college students

  • Smashed: Story Of A Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas

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    Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood is Koren Zailckas' account of life as an alcoholic. It traces her life from her first drink, when she was fourteen, to her last, at twenty-two; Smashed chronicles Zailckas' struggle with alcohol abuse, in an effort to explain the binge drinking phenomenon that plagues America's youth. When Koren was fourteen her friend Natalie found a bottle of Whiskey at Natalie's parents' cabin. This would be her first experience, of many

  • Koren Zailckas's 'Smashed: Story Of A Drunken Girlhood'

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    very young age and followed her for nearly a decade. She turned to alcohol because of her peers who told her to live it up while she was still young and before she had to take on all these adult responsibilities. In the novel, “Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood,” Koren Zailckas opens up about what caused her alcohol addiction and how it left her with lifelong physical and emotional effects. Alcohol is very commonly turned to because it distracts the mind from the problems we face in life. Zailckas

  • The Drunken Monkey By Robert Dudley: The Debates Of Humans And Alcohol

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    Humans and Alcohol There are many questions that have arose as to why human beings consume alcohol. There have been many debates about this particular topic. The most popular one today being The Drunken Monkey by Robert Dudley. Robert Dudley focuses on his main hypothesis which indicates that human beings consume alcohol due to the fact that it's in their nature. In other words our ancestors consumed fermented fruit in order to survive (Dudley, 2014). Therefore, the smell of alcohol is estelline

  • The Dangers Of Drunk Driving

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    cases that outcome in property damage or injury. Getting away from a special charge of drunken driving does sound hasty at first but it would put the emphasis on impairment where it actually belong. It might restore some civil liberties casualty impairment caused by massive Governmental power which says it needs to be convicted and catch the drunken drivers. If this offence was reckless instead of driving, then drunken driving is not the only crime here. There would be no requirement for cop to jam a

  • Drunk Driving Case Study

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    OUI’s. In 2012 alone, 33,000 people were convicted of drunken driving related offenses in Wisconsin alone (Drunk Driving/Alcohol Related Traffic Offenses, 2014). Also, in a recent study done by the U.S. Department of Health and Services, Wisconsin had the highest rate