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    The Big Sleep - Characterization of Vivian and Carmen in the Movie and the Book The characterization of Vivian and Carmen changes drastically depending on whether you are reading the book or watching the movie. The production code forces the women in the movie to become more socially acceptable-Carmen was not crazy and Vivian was not blatantly seductive. Changes that the production code forces on the characterization of the women causes the movie to be somewhat lack luster. The book was

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    "‘My Children are black. They don't look like your children. They know that they are black, and we want it recognized. It's a positive difference, an interesting difference, and a comfortable natural difference. At least it could be so, if you teachers learned to value difference more. What you value, you talk about.'" p.12 The things that Mrs. Hawkins says to Mrs. Paley are things that really stuck out to me. I think that if Mrs. Paley had thought more about what Mrs. Hawkins said to her in the

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    College Search Lesson How to choose a good university/college for your future? As I am a tenth grade student currently attending in Santiam Christian High School, I should start research colleges for my future, as I research over New York University, Yale University, Harvard University and more other choices, and I will choose three of them to talk about, so I chose University of California (Los Angeles), University of Washington, and Stanford University. My personal preference is that I wish to

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    Mike Nichols' Film, Wit

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    Mike Nichols' Film, Wit In the film Wit, directed by Mike Nichols, Emma Thompson (Vivian Bearing) is portrayed as a woman professor who had dedicated her life to teaching and studying John Donne and his sonnets. She was about 48 years old and was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer. This film showed us some of the hard decisions that Vivian had to make such as when she agrees to the radical and painful chemotherapy. The film showed us the changes she went through like in her body and mind

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    Vivian Bearing

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    is about an English professor, Vivian Bearing, that is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. Her oncologist, Dr. Kelekian, tells her that she needs to undergo an aggressive trial treatment. Vivian Bearing agrees to go through the treatment, although she does not completely understand the toll it will take on her mentally and physically. As she goes through the treatment she ends up having one of her previous students, Dr. Poser, as one of her doctors. During Vivian Bearing’s treatment the patient

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    seductive in detail, controlled in tone, and cohesive in structure. In contrast, the passage immediately following can be seen as a conversation between Eliot and his wife, Vivian, who slowly went insane throughout the course of their marriage. Unlike the passion of Antony and Cleopatra, Eliot's love for Vivian was hopeless and without power. This middle passage of section two is Spartan in detail, distressed in tone, and disjointed in structure. The last part of section two, which

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    Maya Angelou

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    Angelou's works-  self- acceptance, race, men, work, separation, sexuality, and motherhood. However, Angelou uses the latter to provide "literary unity" (Lupton 7-8). Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928, to Vivian Baxter and Bailey Johnson.  After three years her parents divorced, and both Maya and her older brother Bailey, were sent to Stamps, Arkansas. Once in Stamps, the children were cared for by their paternal grandmother, Mrs. Annie Henderson

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    The Simplicity of Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler would like us to believe that The Big Sleep is just another example of hard-boiled detective fiction. He would like readers to see Philip Marlowe, Vivian Regan, Carmen Sternwood, Eddie Mars, and the rest of the characters as either "good guys" or "bad guys" with no deeper meaning or symbolism to them. I found the book simple and easy to understand; the problem was that it was too easy, too simple. Then came one part that

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    A Lesson Before Dying

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    The lady that appears after the first 100 pages of the book turns out to be Vivian, Grant’s secret lover. Grant and Vivian take a walk and after their walk they visit Grant’s aunt, aunt Emma. Aunt Emma and her friends are very fond of Vivian and they give her many compliments. Aunt Emma, and the reverend go to visit Jefferson and they find that Grant’s previous account of Jefferson’s recovery was lie; Jefferson still eats and behaves like a “hog';. Aunt Emma and the

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    Dunaway playing the femme fatale Evelyn Mulwray. This film breaks all types of norms when compared to the hard-nosed detective films it is modeled after. The film is filled with allusions to the Big Sleep, especially taken from scenes of Marlowe and Vivian. Chinatown has formal elements indicative that it is going to be in the style of traditional Film Noir hardboiled detective, until you examine the characters' personalities next to the story content. The end of the ChinaTown has a major change

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