Véra Clouzot Essays

  • Critical Appreciation of Herbert Read's My Company

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    company commander. This idea is prevalent in "Birdsong" by Sebastian Faulks as Stephen "was appalled at the idea of being separated from his men. He despised the war but he wanted t... ... middle of paper ... ...ics of Great War Literature. Vera Brittain's thoughts further highlight the emptiness and the futility of war that has been depicted through many poets and writers alike: "It is impossible to look with any satisfaction on the thought of 25,000 Germans being left to mutilation and

  • Could Aloe Vera Cause Cancer?

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    Aloe vera refers to the aloe barbadensis Miller plant. There are 420 different aloe species. Aloe vera is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a food additive for flavoring. Aloe vera does increase average lifespan of rats and drosophila fruit flies when added to the food and drinking water. Furthermore aloe vera gel reduces wrinkles in humans. Concerns about the safety of aloe vera products have been raised by the National Cancer Institute. Aloe vera products that limit aloin to

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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    ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ is both optimistic and pessimistic. It is unsatisfactory to call the film plain optimistic, which it was in the middle of the movie, as the beginning but more so the end was pessimistic. The middle of the film was optimistic because it showed the joyous personalities of the people and about ten minutes from the end of Ransom Stoddard’s flashback, film reached it’s climax when Liberty Valance was killed. On the pessimistic side of the film however, is what has become

  • Female Sexuality In Pssycho And Psycho

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    Both of the films started of following two blonde women who are unhappy with the lives that they live. Marion Crane wants to be with her love Sam but due to financial circumstances cannot do so. So Marion steals money in order to be together with Sam. Kate Miller on the other hand is married but is not satisfied with her marriage and her husband which leads her to cheat on her husband with a stranger she meat at a museum. This shows actions that the society generally frowns upon. In both cases the

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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    John Ford directed many well-known western films that brought back the vibrancy of that era. One of which is, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Back in 1962, when the film was made, many dismissed it as a petty, disappointing work. 
Much of the criticism leveled against The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance focused on its look. The majority of films were done in color that gave it a bright, upbeat tone that the public loved. The “look” present in Liberty Valance was black and white, which went against

  • Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain

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    Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain is her own story that she wrote about during the Great War otherwise known as World War One. The main theme of her story is the struggles that she had to face, whether it dealt with her family, or her personal goals such as attending college or the world that she was surrounded by. On page 17 Brittain stated that "When the Great War broke out, it came to me not as a superlative tragedy, but as an interruption of the most exasperating kind to my personal plans."