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    Although each film wants us to feel a different way, they both share the same motifs. In The Hurt Locker, Sargent James builds a wall of masculinity and likes to face anything that can kill him. He acts so hard that he starts to feel hard and loses his human emotions, and therefore has a difficult time controlling himself when he does develop a relationship

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    Arrival and The Hurt Locker are action tense and thought provoking films, dealing with war, communication, trust, stress and anxiety. Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, explores the story of Aliens’ first contact with humans and how humankind learns to communicate with unknown life. Louis Banks, played by Amy Adams, is a highly skilled linguistics professor brought in to interpret Alien Language for the United States Army. In doing so Louis learns of the aliens’

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    There is also a ghost in the locker rooms today at Midlothian Middle in the girls locker room. People believe that it might be the same ghost but we don 't know. It might be another ghost who died somehow. All we know is that girls claim they here giggling from a little girl while changing. And that in the showers

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    before and get away with it; so I figured it would be a piece of cake for me. We all walked over to the gym and waited in the hallway for the gym teacher to unlock the locker room doors. Once the gym teacher came out to unlock the doors my friends and I walked into the locker room with the rest of the gym classes. I went over to my locker and beginned changing into my gym shorts I kept in my bookbag. By the time I finished changing and putting all my stuff in

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    locked from the inside, and I dragged a table I found inside the room in front of the door. I heard the sound of the pipe come closer and closer. I darted inside of a locker, shutting the door quietly. I hoped it would keep me safe for now. I heard wood cracking and saw splinters of wood fly through the air through the slits of the locker. The door and the table had been smashed by the metal the creature held in his hands. I dared not breathe, as it might give away my presence. My heart pounded in my

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    thinking about it all throughout school,and talking to it about with my friend Kyle. He had zero confidence in us which made me kinda disappointed after all that training we did. Later when I arrived at the destination I went straight to the locker room in the back of the school. I pushed open the door to see that most of my team was already in there. After I hand shook and said hey to everyone. I put on my neon orange cleats that had the navy blue Nike symbol since I already had my jet black

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    “Let’s go rams!!” was all you could hear coming in to the locker room, hundreds of family and friends along with recruiters outside anxiously waiting for the number one team in Florida to face the second seat it was a much anticipated game and the moment was finally here. We sat in a circle on our chairs listening to the game plan along with a motivational speech from the coach, I’m sure most of us weren’t even listen we were just dying to get out on the court and for one final time show everyone

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    James Dean Monologue

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    "Hey, Liam." He nodded at him as he moved to his locker, pulling his shirt off to put on the uniform 's tight black t-shirt. He left his keys and wallet in the locker, but he did leave his 7-year-old Blackberry in his back pocket, just in case of an emergency. It wasn 't long before he was behind the bar, starting to serve drinks to people as they came. It

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    changed your hair?” he asked. “Yeah, I decided to have new hair for a new start.” Amanda said. “Hey, well, what are you doing here?” he asked. “I'm actually meeting someone here.” “I think you're meeting Me.” she said. “I left a few notes in your locker asking you to come meet me. I had a question to ask you. I want you to go to the Labor Day Ball with me.” Amanda said. “You seem like a nice guy at orientation and I never got a chance to talk to you afterwards or even a way to contact you. I think

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    Shelves were lined up at its core one after another and they were sectioning off most of the main part of the floor space just as how the lockers in the Mens’ changing room had done the same. On each of the ledges were boxes and small plastic bottles arranged like books on a library shelf. There were thousands of them, too numerous to count, and they came in all shapes and sizes and colors

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    race, but we still have our classes, as this is on a Wednesday, and to be precise, October 28th, 2015. We’re departing at 12:30 p.m. during fifth period, but we leave our class earlier at 12:15, only five minutes after class begins, to head to the locker room, change, and buy lunch. It is fifth period now, and fellow classmates and teammates Sebastian, Jonathan and I are anxiously waiting for the five minutes to pass. We are in room 421, Mr. Rice’s, sitting in the back corner table next to the door

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    suspension happened the day after I had just come back from the fourth one. There I was hanging out in the orange hall locker room with some of my friends. The locker room was the color of, well you guessed it......oranges. I was

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    school thinking about nothing except what I'm expected to do today in my game. I have my headphones on and nothing else is phasing me. People could be yelling in my ear and I wouldn't hear them. I'm only focusing on one thing. We all sit outside our locker room with our headphones on waiting for coach to come and unlock the door. Not a single one of us are talking, all of us zoned in with either headphones on or just waiting and watching. When coach comes we get our lower pads on and assemble our uppers

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    Gym Archetypes

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    sanctuary for a workout—a quick jog on the treadmill or a joyride on the elliptical—but in actuality, it is an entire world of its own: a universe of competition and a solar system full of yoga pants and tank tops. Shaky legs make their way to the beloved locker rooms—it’s been awhile since you’ve worked out—and then up the stairs. But throughout your daunting stroll through the gym and during your anaerobic endeavors, you can’t help but notice them. No, you have never talked to them, nonetheless even spent

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    Lisa came by and shut my fingers in the locker it hurt so bad however, I was not risking to let her know that so I just opened the locker while she strutted away. It was a long time before lunch but I had made it. I told my best friend Sheila everything. She always had my back no matter what. At the end of the day I got packed up and got

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    Dyslexia Monologue

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    out behind me as the door slams close. Immediately I feel the pressure of hundreds of eyes glaring at me. I glide my feet down the school hallway, secretly hoping that today will be different. Today I can avoid all the drama and pain. I arrive at my locker and open it, only for it to be shut a second later by the wannabee herself Ms. Amber Jones. She was the queen bee who flew around the school, and controlled all the bees in her hive. All the bees followed her orders, did everything that she said

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    Now also for accountability in the Marine Corps is one of the highest things that are always being hit on. So in other words, being accountable may mean for you to be at a certain place at whatever time was given for you to be there. Next, another reason why accountability is important is because if you don’t keep track of your gear and you’re missing something when the time comes and you need that piece of gear that you were missing then you would be in a lot of trouble. All together being accountable

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    All first generation experiences in America have common grounds but have some differences. From the first Americans in the 1700s till current immigrants, which included the Irish, Germans, Africans, Chinese, Scandinavians, Hispanics, South Americans, etc; They all had to adjust to American culture, adjust to the way of life, and struggled financially and emotionally. Some improved their lives in society while others had it terrible. I can sort of relate to the emotional and financial pain like most

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    “Come on make your lay-up, Lewis!” Coach Marshall yells. Obviously not at me though, considering I am always sitting on the bench. He yells this at Alex Lewis, our starting point guard at Rockwood High School. Also, the same starting point guard that plays over me. In a split-second I am pulled out of my trance when I see two bodies collide on the floor almost like they were going down in slow motion. I wince slightly when I hear the sound of Alex’s elbow hitting the hard court. It was like

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    At the very beginning of The Hurt Locker there is an example of the U.S. military wanting to avoid violence in Iraq. They were advocating pacifism by trying to take a bomb away from a largely crowded area with a drone. They were trying to take it to a safe area and blow it up to avoid any casualties. They had complications with the drone and lost lives due to a terrorist detonation. There are multiple situations where nonviolence is used to diffuse a problem by using a bomb specialist named James

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