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    What is capitalism? Now a days the word “capitalism” is thrown around a lot, and many people describe it differently. Capitalism is a term used to portray the economic system we use today; it’s a system that builds the foundation of our country and a system that purely works for profit. The documentary “Roger and Me” showcases an Ex-journalist Michael Moore on the road to receive more answers on Flint, Michigan and the sudden closing of its General Motors auto plants. With over 30,000 people out of work, the documentary illustrates why our society is critically flawed and how by revealing the true face of capitalism. Moore begins his documentary showcasing home videos; in a voice over Moore describes himself as “kind of a strange child”, and son of a General Motors AC spark plugs assembly line employee. Moore spotlights how GM defined his childhood while growing up in flint, supplying jobs to his family for generations and being the economic and social hub of the town. The fuel for Moore to expose…

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    The movie Stand By Me, Friendship is shown throughout the story. These Four boys Vern,Teddy, Gordie and Chris in particular, have a true friendship. They each have trouble at home but they Stick together. When they go on a journey to find a dead body they have many heart racing and emotional events and happenings. They also have problems with each other and disagreements but never let it get between their true friendship. One quote is “i never had any friends later on like the ones i had when i…

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    Characters: The main four main characters in the movie "Stand by Me" are Gordie Lachance (Will Wheaton), Vern Tessio (Jerry O'connell), Teddy Duchamp (Corey Feldman) and Chris Chambers (River phoenix). The main protagonist in the film is Gordie Lachance as he is narrating the film, he is telling the story from when the four boys were 12. The antagonist in the film is Ace Merrill (Kiefer Sutherland). The four boys are linked to the theme through friendship, their friendship is strong and…

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    Between a Teacher and a Parent The Ethos and Pathos Of Joe Clark’s Speech In the Movie “Lean on Me” “This is an institution of learning, ladies and gentlemen. If you can 't control it, how can you teach? Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm!” By Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) Passion is the source which motivates the will to teach. It is clear, teachers do not step into the education field for the money. This is evident in the movie “Lean on Me” as Morgan Freeman is demoted to an elementary…

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    In Michael Moore’s documentary “Roger and Me” shows a good example of corporate social responsibility as it is utilized and saw as a part of genuine living. In the movie, the CEO of General Motors, Roger Smith, lays off 300,000 laborers by shutting 11 of his plants in the United States. Following this move he expects on opening numerous employments in Mexico with the opening of 11 new plants that he can afford for the cost of at a much lesser expensive. In my opinion, Michael Moore's perspective…

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    1. A curandera, “is a healer in the tradition of native New Mexican healers” (pg.x). Curanderas use ancient methods learned by the Native Americans in order to heal people and help them. One of the main characters in the story “Bless me Ultima” acts as a curandera; her name is Ultima. Ultimas role in the pueblo communities of New Mexico was to basically be the doctor that the people didn 't have. Curanderas made people teas, cured broken bones, mixed medicines, and healed illnesses, but…

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    In Bless Me Ultima, the most noticeable opposites that are brought together are the three religions Tony faces conflict between: Catholicism, Paganism, and Atheism. For all of his childhood, Tony was raised on Catholicism and solely that; his beliefs lied with God and the Virgin. Once Tony had his interactions with the Golden Carp and Florence, his religious foundation began to crumble, opening up a whole new world filled with a plethora of questions and a scarcity of definite answers. This…

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    Supersize Me Reflection

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    repeatedly singing, “Mcdonald’s, Mcdonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut!” (Super Size Me, 2004). This was the opening scene to the well known documentary that shocked Americans and other viewers, possibly even leaving them in disgust. Super Size Me, written and directed by American documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, was a film about a constant growing problem in America, obesity. During the time of the film, obesity was the second leading cost of preventable deaths, after…

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    Analysis Of Supersize Me

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    was the last time you went through the drive-through of the nearest McDonald’s, craving a Big Mac or shake? Last month? Last week? When you last bit into your first handful of a large fry, were you really thinking about the impact on your health, or were you just too hungry to care? In the documentary Super Size Me, director Morgan Spurlock brings the issue of health and fast food from the back of American’s minds to the front. In this program, he uses a variety of methods to illustrate the…

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    Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, is a complex novel that includes many recurring themes. One theme portrayed throughout the story is the concept of the main characters coming of age, while seeking an understanding of what his future holds. Antonio, the main character, is an adolescent finding his way through the stages of childhood and adulthood. He is the youngest boy in a family that wishes for their children to embrace the life of the church. Antonio experiences family pressures to pursue a…

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