Lauren Reed Essays

  • The Mirror In Hamlet

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    In the beginning of the play there should be a long shot with the actor’s head and feet. Hamlet- a prince who is not insane speaks with the accent of a prince and with the rhythm of an intellectual. He never mumbles and his voice gains speed and depth the more upset he because. Hamlet takes the dagger out of his pocket. The light flashes to a scene of King Claudius with someone holding a dagger to his throat. This flash happens within half of a second but has the right effect on the viewer.  The

  • Overcoming Stereotypes In The Scarlet Letter And The Crucible By Nathaniel Hawthorne

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    As the crowd watches, Hester Prynn, holding an infant, walks down from the prison door and makes her way to the scaffold, where she is to be publicly condemned. Both The Scarlet Letter and The Crucible were intended to teach and instruct through didactic texts. The authors conveyed this through bringing attention to specific details and the decisions of the characters in their writing. Three lessons that were included in both the play and the novel were the overcoming of the stereotypes and bias

  • The Theme Of Friendship In 'A Separate Peace' By John Knowles

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    Friendship~ in A Separate Peace by John knowles One cannot be friends with someone who they see as a competition or a threat to their success. The story A Separate Peace by John Knowles is a coming of age realistic fiction novel. It is set in 1842 during World War II at an all boys academy; Devon School. The boys there are trained to join the army. Once they reach the age of 18, they are recruited into the army and have to fight for the country. The story displays the negative aspects of friendship

  • Bayard Civil War Quotes

    720 Words  | 3 Pages

    Bayard puts distance between himself and his father’s legacy by leaving to go college as a Law Major. Since the day Bayard and Ringo killed Grumby and nailed his body to the old compress, Bayard has struggled with the reality that he took someone’s life. This event makes him realize how much death the war had caused. As well as the war, Colonel Sartoris was the cause of many deaths because of his vengeful nature. As Bayard is readying to leave Professor Wilkins' house he realizes he is the head of

  • Stop Kiss Analysis

    1216 Words  | 5 Pages

    a second time and was embroidered with theatrical inspiration. The talented cast, dedicated crew, and intricate set were the greatest assets and exemplified precision, depth, and boldness. Set in New York City, Stop Kiss starts off with Callie (Lauren Prentiss), an indecisive traffic reporter who lives alone, being visited by Sara (Rosie Anderson), a gutsy third grade teacher. Sara, who boldly moved to New

  • Comparative Essay On Atonement

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    Much like in Ian McEwan’s atonement, Disney’s Frozen is a story about a wrongly accused hero and the repercussions that follow. In both texts, Context and perspective dictate how the reader views any specific character at any given time, this is shown in atonement when Robbie is falsely accused of the rape of Lola, much like when at the beginning of Frozen when the reader see’s Hans as a well-meaning prince, but as the context and perspective changes it puts these characters into the spotlight in

  • Pros And Cons Of Fatherless

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    Fatherless Children are Destined for Doom Fatherless: having no father because he is dead or absent from the home. Fatherlessness is becoming a natural thing for many children in the United States; this is not okay. Fatherlessness leads to gang association, drug/alcohol intake, young pregnancies, violence, and dropping out of school. If women would wait for decent men and get married first, and men would get married first and take roles in their children’s lives many of these issues would resolve

  • Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground & Nico

    261 Words  | 2 Pages

    One of Andy Warhol’s Pieces is known as Andy Warhol’s Velvet Underground featuring Nico. This graphic design was created because he helped produce the album and it was in need of an album cover. The Velvet Underground & Nico is an album by American rock band the Velvet Underground and vocal singer Nico. It was originally released in March 1967 by Verve Records. It was recorded in 1966 during Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia event tour, The Velvet Underground & Nico had gained

  • Building Explosion In The Gilded Age

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    In movies and media, building explosion being portrayed as an incredible sight to see however, what most people do not remember that it is a horrific experience that forever imprint onto the viewers. In 1886, a cigar box manufacture unexpectedly caught in an explosion that injured many young man, woman, and children. During 1880s factories are made up of large brick house that consisted of multiple stories high with big windows as the source of light. While workers and business owners knew that the

  • The Smokey: A Short Story

    1260 Words  | 6 Pages

    It was a Tuesday in Southeastern Louisiana. It was raining, thundering, lightning and it was bitter cold. Mr. Sale just got went on his liquor run that he takes every Tuesday. Mr. Sale lives on a deserted street with his Father John, Sister, Marie and Brother Stephen. There are many old and abandoned houses on the street which are said to be haunted, and everyone stays away from except a couple of crows which are supposed to be evil. After Mr. Sale gets home from his liquor run, he walks in a greets

  • Lady Godiva's Operation Analysis

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    Coming Out, Sexual Ambiguity, and Rejection: A Queer Reading of the Velvet Underground’s “Lady Godiva’s Operation” In her 2002 essay on the increasingly normalized depictions of seemingly queer characters and symbols in popular media, Diane Raymond lays out the general characteristics of “queerness” as an abstract idea. She posits that the queer is non-binary, inclusive, and part of what could generally be called the political fringe (Raymond 2002). In another essay, this one written by Alexander

  • Swot Analysis Of David Jones

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    Identify the company and the type of products/services it sells David Jones is an Australian company, it was founded in 1838. The company was created by David Jones, who was a welsh immigrant. David jones is claimed to be one of the oldest running department store in the world still operating under its original name. It currently has 39 stores located in most Australian states. David Jones sells anything from homeware to the latest fashionable clothes. They sell products from brands such as, Country

  • Deadly Theatre In Peter Brook's The Empty Space

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    “The Empty Space”, a book written by the director Peter Brook outlines his four theories of theatre each that evokes a different meaning, Deadly, Holy, Rough and Immediate. In his opinion, Deadly Theatre is the most common type of theatre, which fails to modernize, instruct or even entertain. This style concentrates on the act of imitation by mimicking successes from the past and relying on old schemes instead of exploring the deeper meaning from the text (Brook, Peter). However, Shylock, a character

  • Filippa Hamilton Stereotypes

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    Ralph Lauren released an image of model Filippa Hamilton promoting their blue label jeans. However, in the advertisement Hamilton is digitally altered to the point where her head is large than her waist, making Hamilton no longer look like herself. Many people look to models in advertisements for inspiration even though most images are heavily photoshopped. In society, there is the perfect body type; flat stomach, slender waist, long legs, and large bust. Many companies, like Ralph Lauren, release

  • Ralph Lauren Research Paper

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    Fanta Kamara Ralph Lauren On October 14,1939 in Bronx, New York a fashion mogul is born. His name is Ralph Lifshitz, now known as Ralph Lauren. He was born into a Jewish immigrant working class family, and is the youngest out of four children. He was constantly bullied when he younger and that is why he changed his last name. Lauren was into expensive and extravagant clothes , so when he was twelve he got a job after school so he could afford the clothes he desired. He also sold handmade

  • Maddi Chapter Summaries

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    Sofia’s best friend is named Maddi, who happens to come from a different type of family. One day, Sofia was playing with Maddi and Sofia felt hungry. Sofia ran inside before Maddi and opened her refrigerator. However, when Sofia looked inside there was only milk. Maddi told her that she was saving the milk for her little brother but they also had bread. Maddi’s mom cannot pay for food like Sophia’s mom. Maddi made Sofia promise not to tell anyone, so she did not. Sofia went home to a large dinner

  • Huck Finn Freedom Theme

    887 Words  | 4 Pages

    Defining Freedom as found in the themes of Huckleberry Finn “ The truth is that I love feeling alive. I love feeling free. So if I can’t have those things I feel like a caged animal. I’d rather be dead. And it’s real simple. And I think it’s not that uncommon.” Angelina Jolie defines her idea of freedom as having independence in life without the feeling of being enclosed in a rigid civilization. This quote directs to Jim and Huck’s pursuit of freedom as they begin their journey to escape from social

  • Essay On Civilization In Huck Finn

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    Huckleberry Finn and Civilization Merriam Webster defines the act of being civilized as being brought “out of a savage, uneducated, or unrefined state,” (Webster) yet within The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck’s interactions with supposedly civilized society depicts civilization as both savage and hypocritical. Although the members of educated society perceive themselves to be sophisticated and refined, whereas the lowest class members are viewed as barbaric, Huck’s encounters with Miss Watson

  • The Prince Of Tides Analysis

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    The text under analysis entitled “Susan” belongs to the emotive prose style and to the genre of short story. It is an excerpt /ˈek.sɜːpt/ from the novel “The Prince of Tides” written by Pat Conroy. This episode takes place in a concert hall and is told from the perspective of the main character, and consequently protagonist, Tom. The story tells the reader about the relationships between Tom and the other characters, his sister’s psychiatrist by the name Susan, her husband called Herbert, Monique

  • Discussion Of The Poem 'Phenomenal Woman' By Maya Angelou

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    The poem 'Phenomenal Woman' begins with directly addressing the stereotypes that are placed on women in society. This is done when Angelou states what she feels a woman's qualities are supposed to be by saying. 'I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size' which shows the reader that while she might be aware of the pressures and expectations that are placed on women, she is not willing to conform to these; an idea that comes from the fact that the first stanza is based around her successes