Bob Ezrin Essays

  • Vietnam Memorial Komunyakaa Analysis

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    The effects of war resonate throughout a nation numerous years after the guns go silent and the peace treaties have been signed. One only has to look at the service members of past conflicts to comprehend the effect war has on those involved and our society in general. Our nation honors the sacrifices of the fallen as well as the survivors of past conflicts through museums, monuments, and memorials. Given the origin of these commemorations, they can carry a far greater significant meaning than anyone

  • Personal Narrative Essay About Swimming

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    Work hard, push yourself, put the time in, and stay determined and you can do great thing in life. This was something my parents told me repeatedly throughout my childhood. When they would tell me this I never really believed them. However, many years later I realized that their words could not be more true. It was the fall of my junior year in high school, I was almost done with the swimming season. I had one final meet of the season left, regionals. For me, regionals was the only meet where I

  • Ethical Dilemma In The Shawshank Redemption

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    He used to carve it the whole night and get the small pieces of rock in his clothes and throws it off in the Exercise yard. He used to put a big poster to hide whatever he has tried to dig so far. On the night of escape Andy wore Warden Norton’s (Bob Gunton) prison 's shoes to his cell, catching a lucky break when no one notices. He packed some papers and Norton 's clothes into a plastic bag, tied it to himself with the rope he 'd asked for, and escaped through his hole. The tunnel he 'd excavated

  • Literary Analysis Of A Christmas Carol

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    Marley 's Ghost The story starts by building up that Jacob Marley, Scrooge 's business accomplice in the firm of Scrooge and Marley, was dead—the account starts seven years after his passing to the very day, Christmas Eve. Penny pincher and his agent Bob Cratchit are grinding away in the including house, with Cratchit positioned the ineffectively warmed "tank", a casualty of his manager 's miserliness. Penny pincher 's nephew, Fred, enters to wish his uncle a "Joyful Christmas" and welcome him to Christmas

  • A Christmas Carol Analysis

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    A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. A Christmas Carol is about a old man named Scrooge who only cares about himself and money. By the end of the story he has been visited by four ghost his dead partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. They teach him that he needs to make changes in his life, and he becomes a kinder person. In this story Scrooge changes substantially throughout, and proves that everyone can change.

  • Snowpiercer Analysis

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    Set in a not-so-distant, yet post-apocalyptic future, Snowpiercer follows Curtis Everett, a lower-class man rebelling against an indomitable ideological regime, as humanity 's last survivors circle the frozen globe, divided by class, in one, long train. The world of Snowpiercer is built upon a society in which inequality reigns and violence is routine, and where the needs of the poor are eschewed in favor of the desires of the rich. Director Bong Joon-Ho adeptly weaves black humor with fast-paced

  • The Economic Tension In Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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    Upton Sinclair portrays the economic tension in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries through his novel “The Jungle”. He used the story of a Lithuanian immigrant, Jurgis Rudkus, to show the harsh situation that immigrants had to face in the United States, the unsanitary and unsafe working conditions in the meatpacking plants, as well as the tension between the capitalism and socialism in the United States during the early 1900s. In the late 19th century and early 20th centuries

  • Themes In Maya Angelou's Human Family, By Maya Angelou

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    Author’s often use their own techniques to demonstrate their themes, making their pieces their very own. Maya Angelou uses her poem, “Human Family” to express her opinion on celebrating differences. Moreover, Obama uses his powerful speech, full of anecdotes and historical allusions, to develop his theme that as a diverse nation, we truly are one. These two texts share the common theme that out of our many, celebrated differences, nations truly are one. However, they each have unique ways of sharing

  • Analysis Of Yvonne Rainer's No Manifesto

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    Introduction Yvonne Rainer is a well established and a well-recognized Post modern dance choreographer during the 1960s. The 1960s in America was a period where many began to question the ideological beliefs that dominate the political, social and artistic aspects in society. (Walsh) As a result, society in the 1960s started to challenge and rebel against societal norms. This societal change was reflected in dance as well when choreographers started to move away from the norms of modern dance choreographers

  • Comparing Dickens 'The Christmas Carol': Movie And Play

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    Similarities and Differences of The Christmas Carol: Movie and Play “God bless us, everyone.” (Dickens, 22). Charles Dickens wrote The Christmas Carol to teach us a lesson about giving and kindness that all men and women deserve no matter their financial circumstances. We learn that happiness is found even when circumstances are hard. There is many differences and similarities between the play and the movie of The Christmas Carol. In the play, Mr. Scrooge, a greedy old man, is visited by his dead

  • Carlos Santana's Role In Latin American Music

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    The Latin American composer, I choose to write about is Carlos Santana. Carlos Augusto Alyes Santana, was born on July 20,1947 in Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. At age five he learned to play the violin from his father, Jose Santana, who is a professional mariachi violinist. But Carlos Santana switched to guitar when he was eight years old, when his family moved to Tijuana, Mexico. When Santana was approaching his teenage years in the late fifties, he was playing shows with different bands around

  • Symbolism In A Christmas Carol's A Christmas Carol

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    In the book "A Christmas Carol" there is much symbolism. There is also lots of different themes. During this story there are three different ghost which are deeply influenced by symbolism and theme. The ghost of Christmas past, the ghost of Christmas present and the ghost of Christmas future. These three ghost represent something different every time and they take you on a journey to discover how Scrooge became a Scrooge and whether he will change and learn how to love like he used to, or die a very

  • Satire In 'The Shawshank's Redemption'

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    Satire  can be described as the literary art of diminishing or derogating a subject by making it ridiculous and evoking toward it attitudes of amusement, contempt, scorn, or indignation. Satire has been use ordinarily. It is a elegant way to criticize the dissatisfaction. Satire show anywhere, we can find them at book, movie, article even TV show. The Shawshank’s Redemption is a such satire movie. The movie tell about the story when Andy in the jail. The main character Andy was framed by killed his

  • Theme Of Greed In A Christmas Carol

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    “Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.”(Erich Fromm)There is a story based on this quote that involves one greedy man who learns a great lesson from three spirits and an inspiring ghost who used to be his partner. This remarkable book is called A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in December 1843, currently a worldwide play and film.The main character Ebenezer Scrooge was the exact definition of greed until

  • How Does Scrooge Change In The Christmas Carol

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    created into a movie. It was originally written by Charles Dickens. He created The Christmas Carol to show that greed is wrong and to tell the people what Christmas truly is. The characters in this story are Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Fred(Nephew), Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the three spirits of Christmas( Past, Present, and Future). In this story Scrooge learns how to be a good person and what Christmas is all about. Thanks to the Spirits, Ebenezer is a good person at the end of this story. What

  • Ebenezer Scrooge In 'A Christmas Carol'

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    In the story a Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean spirited man, is visited by four ghosts who help him realize that he is not the man he should be. When he is invited to view his own gravestone by the Ghost of Christmas yet to come, Scrooge implores, ¨Men´s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change, Say it thus with what you show me.¨ Scrooge has to change his life before it is too late I

  • Character Of Ebenezer Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

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    1:00AM and took him back to the past and showed how happy he was in the past and how sour he became further on in life. The second ghost that visited showed him in the present all the poor people that were enjoying themselves even one of his workers Bob Cratchit and his family and tried to make him see sense and joy in Christmas. The final spirit showed Christmas in the future and made Scrooge sees what would happen if he didn't change. After every spirit that visited each one made him realise how

  • A Christmas Carol Play Analysis

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    Contrasting and Comparing You may think the play and movie of “A Christmas Carol” are the same. Well you are quite mistaken. In the Play and Movie they are very different from each other. From watching the movie and reading the play the Climax, the Conflict, and the resolution are different from each other. In the play A Christmas Carol Mr scrooge is visited by jacob marley, his old but dead partner. He tells scrooge to get his act up or he will turn out to be like him. He marley told he

  • Most Influential Spirit In A Christmas Carol

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    The most influential spirit was the spirit of Christmas future in A Christmas Carol. he used fear to make scrooge understand that there was still time to change his act. Once his old partner

  • Examples Of Greed In A Christmas Carol

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    The collective greed of mankind has resulted in a planet where our resources are being used up at an alarming rate. Greedy people are often looked at like selfish and ignorant human beings. Ebenezer Scrooge is like that, but there was a time that he wasn’t. Ebenezer is a rich businessman who despises the poor. Scrooge didn’t believe in the Christmas Spirit, all he thought was that Christmas was just of load of humbug!(Dickens, 6) Scrooge also hates happiness and generosity until a trio of Christmas