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    The Hurt Locker

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    journey into The Hurt Locker, a critically acclaimed war movie written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow (Hurt). The quote was written by former New York Times war correspondent, Chris Hedges and it perfectly sets the stage for a story that depicts just how potent and addicting war can be (Corliss). The 2008 movie won six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor in a Leading Role (“Nominees & Winners”). The Hurt Locker is an exceptional

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    Drugs: Hurt Players And Sports

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    Drugs: Hurt Players and Sports Brett Favre, Diego Maradona, and Darryl Strawberry are all big name sport stars. They all play different sports, but all have the same problem: they tested positive for using illegal drugs. Cocaine, anabolic steroids, and painkillers are just a sample of drugs found in sports. Cocaine is described this way, “It makes you feel like you can do anything, and for athletes who long to be in control all the time, that's a strong temptation” (Coffey 1). Anabolic-androgenic

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    Brian Turner's The Hurt Locker

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    A Veterans Hurt Brian Turner's "The Hurt Locker" captures his personal and painful experiences during his time spent in war and furthermore, express the tragic events he witnessed. Brian Turner's poem is miraculously able to gather multiple first hand accounts of tragic, gory, and devastating moments inside a war zone and project them on to a piece of paper for all to read. He allows the audience of his work to partially understand what hell he himself and all combat veterans have endured. Although

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    Film Analysis: The Hurt Locker

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    The Hurt Locker is a war film that is set in Iraq during the Iraq War and fits in the adventure and action genre. The plot is about a three man bomb defusal team consisting of James, Sanborn, and Elridge finding themselves is extreme, life-threatening situations where they must defuse explosives over the violent conflicts. The director, Kathryn Bigelow, has done a good job with the mise-en-scene, making the setting overall extremely believable, giving a sense of realism in the film. The film’s mise-en-scene

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    As most of you know by now the movie The Hurt Locker won the Oscar for movie of the year, and this makes me very angry. My civilian friends keep asking me why I'm so mad, because most of them enjoyed watching it. Simply put it's because the movie is full of lies, exaggerations, and ugly people. 'But it's a movie' they say, 'of course it's not realistic'. That's strange.. because the back of The Hurt Locker box says 'Powerfully Realistic'. Yet this movie is about as far from realism that a movie

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    The Hurt Locker, Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

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    The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow and a winner of six Academy Awards, demonstrated the life of soldiers in and out of war and the lasting effects that combat has on their lives. Jeremy Renner, in the role of Sergeant William James, plays the lead character in the film followed by supporting actors, Anthony Mackie as Sergeant Sanborn, and Brian Geraghy as Specialist Eldridge. With increased threats of terrorist’s attacks in the Twenty First Century, the ideas discussed in this paper are

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    How do Kathryn Bigelow’s films The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty use language to portray the life of combatants in a battle? Kathryn Bigelow is one of the most iconic directors of the modern era. Her sense of depicting language remains unopposed. She mainly directs films of the war genre. Several of her works have been greatly appreciated, such as The Weight of Water, The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, etc. These have won her several awards and secured her place as one of the most influential

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    War and Trauma: Owen & Turner Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen and The Hurt Locker by Brian Turner are captivating and heartbreaking examples of great antiwar poems. Wilfred Owens and Brian Turners first hand experiences of the traumatic horrors of war make their writings overwhelmingly effective. Their poems both express how war is physically and mentally damaging and their words paint vivid pictures of the unspeakable realities of war such as suicide bombers, and the use of mustard gas among

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    Hurt People Hurt People Analysis

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    Critique of Wilson's Book Hurt People Hurt People Summary Wilson’s book Hurt People Hurt People is quite interesting the book is designed to help the readers overcome past wounds. Wilson indicates from the moment we are born we start forming questions for living in such cases the basic questions “Can I be safe? 2) Can I be me? 3) Can I be accepted”? (Wilson, 2001, pg. 73) Throughout ones life these are the questions we will continue to ask until one parts from this world. The first half of the

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    The Truth Hurts

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    The Truth Hurts There was once a large forest, in the forest there lived a bear. He was a great big bear who left every day around noon to find food. One day he saw the most succulent beautiful deer, standing still. The bear was very very hungry so he pounced only to find the deer was a fake. During his confusion two hunters popped up and shot the bear. Don’t you dislike it when you get a fake? “The Necklace” was originally written in a french newspaper in 1884. I think the theme was based on telling

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