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    Travis Greene is a Grammy-nominated, Stellar-Award winning gospel musician who's rise to the front lines of the Christian space has been a treat to witness. Known for his breakout songs, Intentional and You Made a Way, Greene's soulful and unique voice touches the heart and possesses the power to transform a bleak spirit into one filled with hope. He also serves as the co-pastor of the Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina. He co-leads alongside his wife, Dr. Jackie Greene. Travis Greene's Background In many musical shows, Greene has proudly shared a few of his miraculous testimonies. In two different instances, Greene was pronounced dead by the doctors. He was originally born as a still-born, yet managed to be brought back to life. He credits the miracle to God. When he was a toddler, he fell out of a window and dropped four stories to the ground. In a fall that should've killed him, he was resuscitated back to life. During a performance of his award-winning song, Made a Way, Greene shares the significance of his son being able to breathe. At one point, his wife's water broke early and they were told by the doctors that the baby wouldn't live. He's alive and well today. Travis Greene's Career Milestones Forward City Church is one of Greene's most recent accomplishments. In order to start the church, Greene took a break from touring and performing in the artist/production tour context. Unlike a Broadway show, an experience with Greene's artist/band concert…

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    Everything in the relationship was routine including the sex. When everything is looked at as a job then there is no room for self expression and intimacy will never blossom. When someone is alone that person tends to have doubts about their feelings and have tendencies to hesitate when it comes to their actions. For instance in the book “1984” the main character Winston spent weeks getting up enough courage to write in a journal. On the other hand, it only took him a week and a half to…

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    across the mat. How small, thought Winston, how small it always was” (183-184). 3. Telescreens: Everyone in Oceania has a telescreen therefore allowing the party to monitor them. They can never be turned off and people are constantly forced to engage in activities through the use of the telescreens such as the physical jerks. The telescreens symbolize the people of Oceania’s loss of freedom and the abuse they endure. They can also symbolize how power is abused wrongly since the party uses the…

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    Individual texts are influenced by specific contexts of which they are produced, alas they are representative of their given society’s politics and prevailing ideologies. Fitz Lang’s silent, black and white film, ‘Metropolis’ and George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’, similarly delve into differing dystopic societies reflective of their individual contexts. Both texts effectively explore autocratic control imposed on societies through the manipulation of technologies, oppressive nature of fascist…

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    As most know 1984 was written during World War II and published shortly after it ended. During the time 1984 was published, Totalitarian Governments (i.e Fascist, Nazi, or Socialist) were in control of cities known as the Soviet Union, Germany, and Spain. Big Brother, the controlling system in 1984 is compared to leaders accordingly like Stalin and Hitler. The Party can be associated with the Totalitarian Government for their power of controlling what their followers/population thinks. The…

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    Lang and Orwell’s seminal texts both express their concerns of the imbalance of power in totalitarian regimes. In Fritz Lang’s German expressionist film Metropolis (1927) the totalitarian control is from the industry. Whereas, the novel 1984 (1948) by George Orwell focuses on the extremes of political power. The dystopian worlds Lang and Orwell create through a range of literary and film techniques though, differ in response to their respective contexts. Both composers are critical the way…

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    1984 Authority

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    In George Orwell’s 1984, authority and its place in society is a prominent theme throughout the whole of the book -- in fact, one could say it is the theme of 1984. It is, in general, anti-authority. Winston Smith opposes authority at nearly a molecular level until he has it literally beat out of him. Julia is not rebellious in the same bone-deep way as Winston, but she is subversive nonetheless -- a “rebel from the waist downwards,” as Winston puts it. The entire book is a treatise on the ill…

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    I had just woken up feeling cold. I looked out the window of my dorm to see the dark, cloudy day outside with the rain pelting down on the window pane. I was still really tired after the late night of getting praised on my amazing basketball skills, finally I had been recognized. The college basketball Hall of Fame plaque hung on the wall. It had just recently been updated after the Hall of Fame presentation on Saturday. Everyone was telling me that I needed to declare that I’m joining the NBA…

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