In Summary, Serpico first started to learn about the corruption in the New York Police Department when he was transferred to the plainclothes detail. Plainclothes detail was all about going after criminals committing crimes like gambling, prostitution, and drugs. Serpico first encountered Stanard which he learned about all the corruption centered around the gambling side of crime. Stanard told him about how he could make 800 dollars more a month if he wanted to. Stanard brought Serpico to a restaurant and went to the back, where they encountered a mob boss which was responsible for the big gambling problems going on in the city.
While the Outsiders was more related to gang violence and the newspaper writers would always feature the rich gang, also known as 'the Socials' more often than the poor gang, also known as 'the Greasers.' Also, in West Side Story the gangs ended up being neutral, but in the Outsiders both gangs still despised each other. The similarities are that both movies were held in America, both movies had 2 gangs, 3 people died, and many of the serious fights started off with a girl. In the Outsiders a Ponyboy was almost killed because he spoke to the girlfriend of a member of the opposing gang and in West Side Story they started the fight because they did not want Tony and Maria to be
The 5 ultimate Las Vegas Classics Las Vegas is one the most famous cities in the United States. Mainly, people visit Sin City to try their luck in one of the city’s glitzy casinos or to get married. However, not many know that Las Vegas has a dark past that is inextricably linked to the mafia and organised crime. In fact, it was the mafia that first came up with the idea to build glamourous hotels with luxurious casinos as an additional source of income. As the mafia had a vast impact on Vegas’ history, the city even devoted a museum to organised crime and law enforcement called the Mob Museum.
The uncle was so shocked, that he died, right there. Instead of finding help, Jaffrey continued to go through papers until he found a will for his uncle that was in favor of his cousin Clifford. He then set up the incident to look like his cousin had killed their uncle. Clifford was tried and convicted of murder, while Jaffrey went on to be very successful, due to the inheritance from his uncle. Decades later, both Jaffrey and Clifford were well into old age.
I believed that Hamlet’s madness and revenge actions are justified because he was facing several very difficult situations, in a brief time. I think the best way to understand Hamlet’s actions is imagining being in his shoes. For a moment, visualize that your father dies suddenly without giving you time to say goodbye or to prepare you for the emptiness that his departure is going to leave in you. In addition, your uncle married your mother, two months after your father’s funeral. Those two situations are strong enough to destabilize any person.
George wants what is best for Lennie, as he made a promise to Lennie’s aunt that he would always take care of him. He did not want Lennie to go as a result of being shot by these other farmhands. George finds him first, and lets him go peacefully, killing him instantly while they were talking about happy memories they had together. *George’s actions and character establish equilibrium in the relationship between him and Lennie. He vowed to take in and watch over Lennie once his Aunt Clara died.
Men usually participated in activities such as cockfighting and ratpits. They enjoyed these games while doing things like drinking, gambling, and billiards which was one of the all time favorites. Most men also played card games such as poker and played to the extent of losing their wages. However, if men did lose their wages, they would force the entire family to work and earn it all back. Men also participated in outdoor games such as Tennis, Shooting, Cricket, and Fishing.
They enjoyed these games while doing things like drinking, gambling, and billiards, which was one of the all time favorites. Most men also played card games such as poker and played to the extent of losing their wages. However, if men did lose their wages, they would force the entire family to work and earn it all back. Men also participated in outdoor games such as Tennis, Shooting, Cricket, and Fishing. (“Popular Activities for Men”).
Bret Harte, a man of all trades, who moved to California to work in a mine, published a short story in 1869 called “Outcasts of Poker Flat.” This short story involves the local criminal color of 19th century California, while also showing the consequences of human nature. Although this story involves the local color that everyone loves, it contains a grim humor developed by mounting tension and irony.
After a night with his lady love, Ichabod returns home after the party only to be stopped at the bridge by the Headless Horseman. The whole interaction takes about a paragraph in which Ichabod makes a failed attempt on escaping the horrible Horseman. The narrator tells us exactly how it all went, how Ichabod did not run away and stood proud. How he questioned the Horseman and how he only tried to escape when there was no other choice. How he, in on last ditch attempt to survive, was struck in the back of the head with the Horseman's head.