Grease: You're the One that I Want! Essays

  • Grease The Movie Essay

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    Sandy Olsson exchanging her goodbyes with her summer love, Danny Zuko. The opening scene of Grease may seem [depressing] but it sets up for one of the most interesting love stories put to film. Grease is a movie with great musical numbers accompanied with wonderfully executed dance routines and an unforgettable plot. Although there are questionable incidents throughout, it will always be classic. Grease is a romantic-comedy-musical, set in the 50’s, telling the story of two summer sweethearts who

  • Titanic Music Analysis

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    story happening on a sinking ship and an unparalleled success in the cinema, with 11 Oscar rewards won and countless nominations. It is a very expensive film to be made, and the first film to break the billion box office record. As I revisited this film, once again I was truly touched by the star-crossed lovers and the humanity in front of a disaster. Indeed, the world was moved by Titanic. It is considered to be the movie that ‘make men cry’. As Andrew L. Urban of Urban Cinefile said, You will

  • Part Time Indian

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    makes him vulnerable to seizures. One of the main struggles that Arnold faces in this novel is between his part-time Indian WellPoint self (Junior) and his half-white Reardan self (Arnold). On the reservation he is intimidated and picked on, while at Reardan he receives respect and chooses to be somebody. In this novel Sherman Alexie challenges stereotypical representations of ‘indianness’. In this essay I am going

  • Grease: Movie Analysis

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    The movie Grease has many great elements that assisted its success. Grease is a teen movie focused on the love story between Danny and Sandy. During the course of the movie Sandy and Danny experience a rough relationship. Danny has a hard time dealing with his friends and his new relationship. Sandy on the other hand goes through a more significant journey. She deals with not fitting in with Danny’s friend because they are so different from her, so to make herself fit in with his friends she makes

  • Gender Stereotypes In Summer Nights

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    armour, sweet and able to provide, whilst a woman is passive, submissive and overly attached. Both friend groups also convey society’s message of gender roles in this song. This is proven when Danny’s friends want him to answer the question “did you get very far?”, whilst Sandy’s friends want her to “tell me more, like does he have a car?’ This isn’t the only incident in the song like this, as it continues to “how much dough did he spend?” and “could she get me a friend?”. These lyrics heavily demonstrate

  • Grease Film Analysis

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    Picture a usual day of high school in 2016. Brick walls filled with jocks, beauty queens, nerds, the popular ones, and other stereotypical groups of people separating themselves from the others. Now picture high school in the 1950’s, when blacks and whites were separated by schools because one race seemed to overpower the other, which can be demonstrated by the movie Grease. Randal Kleiser, the director, chose to have an all-white cast to portray a 1950’s setting. Many viewers are aware that this

  • Speech About Hangover

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    The holiday season is here and whether you’re at the office party or spending time with your family, there’s usually a lot of drinking involved. (Sometimes a lot more with family.) Here’s some practical advice you can use to avoid getting a hangover as you navigate your way through all the holiday parties. Hydration is important to staying healthy and helping your body perform at it’s peak. However, there’s a common myth we’ve all heard that all you have to do to avoid a hangover is drink lots of

  • Marie Lu Legend Quotes

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    steal medicine from the hospital for his family. It reads, “The lights in Batalla Hall are cold and fluorescent. I dress in a bathroom on the observation and analysis floor. I’m wearing long black sleeves inside a striped black vest, slender black

  • How Does Ponyboy's Point Of View Change In The Outsiders

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    Carlos’ Outsiders Essay When you change the way you look at something the things you look at change, to give you a wider perspective of what you see. Ponyboy Curtis learns this the hard way. One theme in The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is that as people grow up experiences force them to see life in different perspectives and look beyond their bias. This essay will demonstrate how Ponyboy’s point of view changes throughout the book. You first start to see a slight change in Ponyboy’s point of view when

  • Heritage Woods: A Short Story

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    wanted to do was monitor the family planning practices of couples at Heritage Woods. William didn’t want to come right out and say it, but he hoped to God that the farmhands were using condoms. More mouths to feed on the estate promised to strain the finite resources the community produced. The community stemmed the influx of new farmhands, which meant the only new mouths to feed were newborn infants. “I don’t see how limiting access to Redwood is going to stop condom use in Heritage Woods. They’re

  • The Outsiders Dialectical Journal

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    You’ll still be where you were before- at the bottom. And we’ll still be the lucky ones with all the breaks. So it doesn’t do any good, the fighting and the killing. It doesn’t prove a thing. We’ll forget it if you win, or if you don’t. Greasers will still be greasers and Socs will still be Socs.” The quote is significant by connecting to an Essential question because it describes the difficult situation of the Greases, and the hopelessness of the fighting. Randy has decided to leave town instead of

  • Mcdonalds Making Us Fat Informative Essay

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    is damaging your body because of all the unhealthy calories and salt that is causing obesity in America . I had one very important question about Mcdonald’s and that would be “ What is the food doing to our body?” Now of course the obvious answer most people would say is “ its making us fat” ( or not )well it might be doing a bit more. The Big Mac for example, there most popular burger is one of the most high calorie items on there menu. High Calorie items usually don't have many nutrients. Nutrients

  • Personal Narrative: My Life In The Tony West

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    never before have I seen such rampage between two colors. As I was working at the local diner on the Southside of Downtown Alabama. I noticed one thing, one person, may I say. With his long blonde hair and muscular body, he might have been the most handsome man I’ve seen in this town. That boy I had seen on July 13th, 1950 was indeed the Tony West. As I was walking home that night there were people filled in the streets ready to fight for their rights and freedoms by early dawn. So I had to take the

  • Charlotte Stewart: A Fictional Narrative

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    there was no sign of the man who woke her. “Good afternoon, Mizz Charlotte. I’m sorry, I’d laid down for a minute with the baby, and I guess I fell asleep.” Charlotte stared at her, then kept pacing. “I have to talk to someone, you’re the only one who might understand. We’re about the same age aren’t we? We’re both from the north, and really that is much more than I have in common with anyone else around here.” Jeanne looked around again. This was the second time they had exchanged words. Charlotte

  • Shotgun Wedding Analysis

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    Legally Blonde and “Shotgun Wedding” are very different stories; though both discuss women who change themselves for men. Carrie changes herself from a fat loser girl who loves cheesesteaks, to a successful beautiful skinny stereotype. As soon as Carrie becomes like this, she finds her fiancé Brian. Elle changes herself by pushing to become smarter so she can get into Harvard. Elle does this to win back her (ex)boyfriend Warner. Though both women change themselves to get the “men of their dreams”

  • Royal Australian Air Force-Personal Narrative

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    leave my crackling lips. I watch young Gary Black stride towards his house, disappearing through the door without the slightest sound. I felt sorry for that young’un, the burden of responsibility will devour you alive. Slowly, though, similar to gents feeding on the carcass of a deceased kangaroo. I glance down at the tattered seagull feather resting on my palm; it had seen better days. The edges were frayed and the once startling night black framing the sides was a dull grey. I twirl it over and over

  • I Need To Lose 5 Miles Essay

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    I need to lose 5 lbs, where do I start The key to losing weight is good diet and exercise. You need both parts to make it work. You DON’T need supplements, so just ignore anyone who says you do. All it takes is effort and a little bit of planning (to get healthy meals). For diet– the first step is cutting out all fats and processed sugars– really– all of them! Then work on getting a balanced diet– most people eat way too many carbohydrates, which if unused by your body are converted to fats– and

  • Crocky Wocky Character Analysis

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    The Big Fat Crocodile Crocky Wocky loved to eat. Every day he would go to the dumpster of a restaurant and eat until his heart’s content, he was the hungriest crocodile in town. He was also one of the laziest and meanest Ones, he would usually steal trick or treating candy from children during Halloween, when he saw some Cake or pie lying in a bag he would steal it while the owner wasn’t looking, and sometimes he would Break into someone’s house and eat their dinner leftovers. He didn’t have

  • The Importance Of My Journey To America

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    On my fourth birthday I received America as my present. This 2,000 mile journey, from Costa Rica to New Jersey, was made possible when my parents were granted their much awaited tourist visas. However my parents unwittingly allowed the biggest setback to occur in our lives by letting those visas they desperately wanted slip their minds, and eventually expire. My journey to America has forever changed the course of my life, and with help of my religious and education-focused upbringing, these two

  • Crystalville's Narrative Fiction

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    Abigail 's father loved to fish, he would always catch enough fish, to feed his family. Every night before Abigail went to bed, he father would tell her bedtime stories. Abigail absolutely loved it it when her father told her stories. But there was one story, that