Jean-Luc Ponty Essays

  • Personal Swot Analysis Examples

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    PERSONAL SWOT ANALYSIS To be successful in today’s modern world. It is essential for one to identify his or her strengths & weakness including opportunities & threats that are presented by knowing these four aspects, its possible to use them for our advantage. If person knows his or her strength & opportunities they will know where to tread with confidence as well as security. However, if can know the weakness & threats of them, then its possible for them to focus on those areas to improve and

  • Freedom Of Speech In Inherit The Wind

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    Author Evelyn Beatrice Hall once said, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.” In the play Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, high school science teacher Bertram Cates is put under arrest for teaching evolution rather than the creation myth in the southern town of Hillsboro. Lawyer Henry Drummond is sent in from Chicago to defend Cates, and lawyer Matthew Harrison Brady is sent in as prosecutor, to defend Hillsboro’s religious

  • Auditory Learner

    911 Words  | 4 Pages

    How do I learn best? I’m an Auditory Learner. Which means that I learn way better if I listen to music or if I’m listening to my teacher tell exactly what to do. I do not work with other people well. Especially with horrific group projects, last year I worked with eight people for our trail project. I‘m used to working alone, so, I took my work home and finished exactly what only I, Karlee Olson could do. Which was my speech. I hate when I read the instructions I’m an okay reader, but I just do not

  • Essay On Identity And Diversity

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    While identity focuses on uniqueness such as how an individual is different from and similar to others, diversity focuses on the range of the difference and uniqueness such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, among others. Diversity should be seen as source of strength. However, it can also be a source of violence, oftentimes by those who fear or dislike difference. In the best light diversity is foundation

  • Self Reflection And Self Assessment

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    Individual reflective essay The purpose of this essay is to deliver the self-reflection and self-assessment based on my performance as a leader and a member when working in a team. I would focus on the working team issues, together with the strength and weakness of group performance, and also include some solutions for our problem. Due to the requirement of my lecturer, we had to form a group by choosing a number randomly with the aim of giving us the real situation of group work in the real life

  • Frances Goodrich's Diary Of Anne Frank: Faith

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    Diary of Anne Frank: Faith “Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness.” This quote, by Barbara Johnson, illuminates faith’s capabilities to help people see the best in their situation. Examples of these and other positive effects of faith are pervasive throughout the text of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett’s play, The Diary of Anne Frank. In this play, two Jewish families- the Franks and the Van Daans- along with a Jewish man, Dussel, are forced to hide in a

  • Mr. Bracey's Constraints

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    Diversity and Difference When discussing client constraints, Mr. Bracey identified his constrains as dropping out of college and not being able to finish his education, having high expectations of his grade school teachers and family members, and his attitude towards authority. He stated that dropping out of college is a constraint because other individuals assume he was unable to make high grades; therefore, he stated that feels people underestimate his intelligence. Mr. Bracey explained the expectations

  • The Pros And Cons Of Self-Disclosure

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    Self-disclosure to me is allowing people to see who I am and how I really feel. For instance, allowing people to see me be vulnerable by telling my personal thoughts and showing my emotional side. Disclosing myself is a way to let people in emotionally, psychologically, and mentally. In other words, I will have to tell others how I perceive or feel about intimate topics. When I was younger I used to say everything I felt, however as I got older I realized everyone do not have pure intentions. For

  • Happiness And Well-Being Analysis

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    Everyone's path to happiness is different, but it’s suggested that these ten things consistently tend to have a positive impact on people's overall happiness and well-being. The first five relate to how we interact with the outside world in our daily activities. The second five come more from inside us and depend on our attitude to life. Do things for others Caring about others is fundamental to our happiness. Helping other people is not only good for them and a great thing to do, it also makes us

  • Changeling Film Analysis

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    Changeling is a 2008 film based on an old American crime story called the “Wineville Chicken Coop Murders,” directed by auteur director, Clint Eastwood. In the film, Angelina Jolie plays the main role of 1920s single mother, Christine Collins, who relentlessly pursues the search of her son, once he is discovered to be missing. Reinterpreting the true story, Eastwood takes the audience of the film on the search with Mrs. Collins, steering her to unfold the true corruption and abusive authority of

  • Deckard Character Analysis

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    The movie, Blade Runner, was inspired by Philip K. Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? In the novel, Richard Deckard, a young bounty hunter, retires androids using the Voigt-Kampff test to detect low levels of empathy. However, Blade Runner adds a new character named Gaff who helps portray Deckard as a pawn, a special agent specifically chosen to defeat the Nexus-6 androids threatening Earth. In the film, Gaff’s actions, words, and origami “gifts” subtly suggest Deckard is an android

  • Analysis Of Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt

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    A group of men betting on jumping into a lake, a private discussion with a best friend, and a get together for drinks in a basement are scenes which revealed the friendliness and respect the townspeople had for Lucas, whom was played by Mads Mikkelson. He was just an ordinary man – a caring kindergarten teacher who recently got divorced, and who was also seeking custody of his son, Marcus. Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt follows a rural and close-knit Danish community, who are thrown into a collective

  • Diegetic Sound In The Great Gatsby

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    Ryan Bassil (2013) has argued that director Baz Luhrmann has completely missed the depiction of how F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote his novel, The Great Gatsby. As the era enjoyed social vitality, artistic and cultural dynamism, it gave rise to the name “The Roaring ‘20’s in America (IIE,2016:19), which was a time of wealth, and seemingly endless possibilities. This essay will therefore repudiate why Bassil’s statement is flawed and why Luhrmann’s personal style or aesthetic, his materials and the diegesis

  • John Cassavetes 'Faces': Film Analysis

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    Introduction This essay examines the Cassavetes’s unique approach in his films he directed especially in Faces (1968) and Shadow (1959) in creating alternative forms of performative expression. Cassavetes’s approach focus on spontaneous, unstructured performance of characters, contradict to Stanislavski 's system that focus on emotion memory or actor’s past experience to bring out the expression on stage. In this essay, Cassavetes’s first film, Shadow, will be compared to his fourth film, Faces,

  • Individuality In Harrison Bergeron

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    Aristotle once said, “The worst form of inequality, is trying to make unequal things equal.” A major example of this concept of inequality displays itself through humans. Although people may seem similar and equal, each personality and talent differs from one another. Now one might wonder what it would be like if every single person were truly equal. This theme is developed in the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, and also in the film 2081 directed by Chandler Tuttle. Tuttle’s film

  • The Great Gatsby Camera Scene Analysis

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    Various camera movements and the effects No Romeo and Juliet The Great Gatsby At the beginning of the movie when the ball is taking place and extreme wide shot is used to show what is happening on set, who is all there and who is enjoying the party. The first time Juliet sees Romeos face there is an extreme close up and this shows the expression on their face of absolute love and admiration. After this there are continuously camera cuttings and this shows the pace quickening like how the lovers

  • Auteur Theory Analysis

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    Wong Lok Yi 14206900 Auteur Theory and Wong Kar-Wai’s Films Auteur theory emerged in France in the late 1940s from the theory suggested by two French film critics, who are André Bazin and Alexandre Astruc. After that, it was advocated by a film director called Francois Truffaut in 1954. 1 He suggests that a good director exert a unique style or promotes such a consonant film theme that his or her influence is unmistakable in the body of his or her work. In 1962, Andrew Sarris, an American film

  • Film Noir: The Evolution Of Film Noir

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    presidential model who would have more centralized power and for every seven years would be elected by popular vote. Gaulle’s return combined with the establishment of the Fifth Republic ensued a drastic political revolution that was the inspiration for Jean-Luc Godard’s second feature film, Le Petit Soldat 1962. The films is an account of the events that occurred 1958, two years prior to when it was shot. The dark plot line of the attempted assassination of an Algerian sympathizer and the torturing of a

  • An Informative Analysis: March Of The Penguins

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    A Informative Analysis on March of the Penguins "This is not a story about surviving, it is a love story" Director, Luc Jacquet in his Documentary(2005), "March of the Penguins", implies that penguins are fascinating reptiles that have adapted to Antarctica's frigid climate. He develops his claim by first introducing the audience with an illustration of Antarctica's weather, then the narrator uses logos to emphasize the subzero climate. Finally he uses footages of the penguins trudging and swimming

  • Swot Analysis Of Gap

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    Strengths GAP Inc. originated from a small company 1969. In its early stages, the company invested into making its iconic name into “jeans that fit”. Over time it utilized a multi- channel marketing system which allowed it to generate its “brand name” to provide for an effective recall. With a robust network, both domestically and internationally it was able enabled its products to be accessible and sold worldwide. Therefore, this led to the expansions on of various subsidiaries. Gap Inc. is now