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    From the moment we are born, most if not all parents truly want the best for their kids. Some have ways of guiding us through life in manners which seem too harsh meanwhile others can easily pour out their love. As a kid continues to grow, certain influences and factors are constantly altering their viewpoints, beliefs, ethics, morals and values. This motif is seen in Chinua Achebe’s novel, Things Fall Apart, with Okonkwo, the protagonist character having a tight clamp around his son, Nwoye. Nwoye

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    Everyone has a favorite shirt, they adore the way the color complements their skin tone or 1their hair or eyes. Maybe the shirt is even their favorite color, or a mix of colors. Since people have been wearing clothes, painting pictures, or decorating their homes and objects; colors have been involved. The blending of dyes and the mixing of pigments creates beautiful patterns and expresses people’s personalities and emotions. The use of color plays a big part in the story The Great Gatsby by F. Scott

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    Would you really have to portray a girl to get what you want? Can you do something different? The Odyssey was taken on by a Greek legend, Odysseus over sea. In his journey there was different men and women along beside him, but the women were quite different in areas and in heart. Portrayal of women is in answer to all the women in the Odyssey. There are different ways for women to be portrayed in the Odyssey. They can be disloyal, sexual, and loyal woman that gets used for these things. Could you

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    Adultery: The Ultimate Form of Betrayal “The Forsaken Wife” by Elizabeth Thomas and “Verses Written on her Death-bed at Bath to her Husband in London” by Mary Monck both portray wives dealing with their husbands’ suspected, or known, adultery. Elizabeth Thomas’s utterly painful poem details a wife attempting to reconcile with the fact her husband has been unfaithful, the message of the poem being that although the husband doesn’t deserve the wife; she is going to “remain true”. The first stanza

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    When one reads Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger or Robert Bolt’s A Man for all Seasons, one is confronted with protagonists that cannot initially be described as classical heroes. On further inspection, however, one can determine that these protagonists (Holden Caulfield in Catcher in the Rye and Sir Thomas More in A Man for all Seasons) server as examples of “unconventional” heroes, but heroes all the same. In this essay I will support this statement by briefly explaining what is meant with the

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    “A Streetcar Named Desire” is a very elegant film in which the Southern gothic culture is demonstrated profoundly. Tennessee Williams uses the characters in the play to bring about a sense of how corrupt society truly was in the 1940’s in the South. The 1940’s was marked by an immense amount of violence, alcoholism, and poverty. Women at the time were treated as objects rather than people. Throughout the play Tennessee Williams relates the aspects of Southern society to the characters in the play

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    While Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet is one of the most iconic archetypes in history; people can agree that supporting character, Mercutio, was a definite favorite with his boisterous attitude and loyal heart, he quickly gained our love as the story went on. As the play went on, and Mercutio’s death took place, we can see that him dying was a big part in the continuance of the play. If Benvolio and he hadn’t pushed Romeo in to so much, if Romeo hadn’t fallen in love with Juliet, or if Mercutio would

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    Fear is the core cause of the dramatic shift of lifestyle for both Okonkwo and Nwoye. Through the management of reputation and the avoidance of their father’s likeness, Okonkwo and Nwoye built new lives for themselves. Okonkwo sought power and authority to prove his masculinity and make up for Unoka’s reputation as a weak man. He did this to the point where manliness became his character. Fearlessness and violence were masculine qualities that in Igbo culture signifies strength and influence. Okonkwo

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    Perras Film Analysis

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    REVIEW: PERRAS Perras is a Mexican drama film directed by Guillermo Díaz on 2011. It’s based on a play with the same name. Its plot focuses around ten schoolgirls who are all suspects of something terrible that happened at school. Through the story the memories and feelings of each girl are uncovered, giving the viewers a glimpse of the ethics, esthetics and eroticism of these teenagers. The movie was heavily promoted as a Thriller in trailers, posters and other media due to its dark and twisted

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    Have you ever been bullied before? Most people say it's not a problem, but you might not agree. I think we try to ignore the fact that bullying happens right in your school. Maybe if teens knew about the 4 Way Test it wouldn’t happen. I believe that as a school it is our job to get the word out about the 4 Way Test. The 4 Way Test is a “tool” to help teens and adults make good decisions. The First step of the 4 way test is “Is it true”. Think how would this affect me or how will it affect the person

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    A Raisin in the Sun "Education has spoiled many a good plow hand" (Hansberry 103). This quote is significant because it is applying that education is better than being a hard-worker. A Raisin in the Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry, is taken place in South Side, Chicago between World War II and the present. The main focus of this play is about a poor African-American family who has a chance to escape this lifestyle with a ten-thousand-dollar life insurance check, but is not desired to live in

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    Often, allegorical references mark a work of literary fiction, or in this instance play, as truly well written, because it symbolizes the knowledge of the author. Even though Lillian Hellman, the play rite of this particular drama, meant it to be realistic in nature, she could not say away from Biblical references, including naming the title after a verse in the Song of Solomon. Stereotypes in the Bible commonly match the character traits of almost any literary character, however, the characters

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    Hamlet's Ghost In Hamlet

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    King Hamlet’s ghost in Hamlet plays a very significant role in Shakespeare’s play even though he only appears briefly in the very beginning and two other times throughout the play. King Hamlet’s ghost furthers the play in many ways. He affects action by setting the play in motion, he affects the theme of revenge, and he helps develop other characters, specifically his son, Hamlet. He sets the play in motion by causing the wheels to spin inside of Prince Hamlet’s head, the ghost is the whole reason

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    The American Dream has forever been a controversial topic in which it is either achievable or not and it all matters on the perspective it is looked at, to the upper-class it is very well achievable as they might already be there but to the lower class it is not. The novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is the portrayal of the American Dream and how it appears to represent liberty and the capability to make people wealthy through determination and hard work, but exposes the truth behind

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    “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” is written by Mohsin Hamid, and is about a Pakistani man, Changez, who dreams about working in America. Changez, the main character, invites an American man into a restaurant and begins telling him his story from 1997 up until around 2003. He tells him about how he went to Princeton University and got a good job in a valuation firm in New York, and how he met a woman named Erica on a holiday, and fell in love with her. It has been his dream since he was a child to

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    Havoc Movie Analysis

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    Havoc (2005) Perla Chavira University of Colorado Colorado Springs Havoc (2005) The movie, Havoc (2005), begins with several high school students socializing near the Pacific Coast. The main character, Allison Lang, gave her reasoning for why her and her group of friends are involved in crime. “We are totally freaken bored” stated Allison. All the teens in the film live in an affluent area of the hills. Allison’s parents are never at home and they leave her unattended for what seems

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    John Lennon once said, “It’s weird not to be weird”. Such a society is non-existent in William Shakespeare’s Othello, in which any non-conforming belief has the potential to become very dangerous or even life-threatening. Voicing these opinions which go against societal thoughts lead to the downfalls of multiple characters in the play. Desdemona’s opposition to racism, Emilia’s extreme feminism, and Iago’s apparent belief of Desdemona’s unfaithfulness are what ultimately lead these three people towards

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    his wife. From what the reader think, the farmer kept comparing his wife with animals. The reader believed that the farmer did not know how to take care of his wife. His only experience with caring was on the farm animals so he tried to use the same method on his wife and it made everything worse. Most things that the farmer did was terrible to his wife. For example, he kept said that his wife was “like” other animals. His wife escaped, so the farmer and his people chase her then locked her in his house

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    Willy Loman, whom people say is the protagonist of the play, shares a very complex relationship with many different people in his life, specifically, his eldest son Biff. Critics suggest that Willy cannot be the protagonist because although he is present throughout the play, and we know lots about him, his son Biff is also noticed in the same way as Willy and is a strong character who seems to, at times, help Willy get through life. Throughout the play, a strong theme of realisation is displayed

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    Kenny Leon’s 2008 film of A Raisin in the Sun most effectively portrays the true emotions of Hansberry’s characters through the delivery of lines, actions/gestures//facial expressions, and interactions with other characters. The 2008 version of A Raisin in the Sun most effectively portrays the true emotions of Hansberry’s characters through the delivery of lines. In the 1961 film, directed by Daniel Petri, the scene where Bobo breaks the news to Walter about Willy taking the money and leaving was

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