Academy Award for Best Actress

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  • Grace Kelly's Acting Career

    “Cool, blonde and beautiful. Kelly was fire under ice.” (World, 134), producer Alfred Hitchcock describes actor Grace Kelly which would later be starred in three of his films. Over five years, Grace Kelly is casted in 11 films and over 60 televisions shows until settling down with a Prince and starting a family. Grace Kelly lead an extraordinary life pursuing an extremely successful acting career, but gave up hollywood to start a family with Prince Rainier III of Monaco. Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a wealthy and award winning family. Grace showed great interest in performance at an early age participating in school plays, community productions and occasionally modeling with her mother and sister.…

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  • Elizabeth Taylor Research Paper

    Elizabeth Taylor: The Woman Who Had A Passion For Life Most people know her for her “violet eyes”, or her eight marriages, yet don’t take the time to appreciate her contribution and inspiration to more than just young women. In Elizabeth Taylor’s 60 year career, she was able to attract many people’s attention and become an inspiration to a countless number of people through having starred in over 50 films, having been a nominee of five Academy Awards for Best Actress and awarded two, and…

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  • Viola Davis In The Film Fences

    Congratulations to Viola Davis for being the first ever African American woman to receive 3 Oscars Nominations. Viola Davis is nominated for “Best Supporting Actress”, “Best Picture”, and “Adapted Screenplay” for her hit movie “Fences” starring Denzel Washington. The film Fences, which was directed by Denzel Washington was adapted from the 1983 play by August Washington, focuses in on the experiences of Troy and Rose Maxon in Pittsburg during the 1950’s. "Thank you to the Academy for…

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  • Barbra Joan Streisand Research Paper

    Barbra Joan Streisand is an accomplished singer, talented actress, and a generous philanthropist. She came into the world we live in on April 24, 1942, in beautiful Brooklyn, New York. She was born to her lovely parents, Diana and Emanuel Streisand. Originally, her name was spelt “Barbara,” but she hated it. She changed it by dropping the extra “a.” Barbra has two siblings, Roslyn and Sheldon. Streisand is the only artist/actress to receive a Tony, an Emmy, multiple Grammys including the…

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  • A Career In Audrey Hepburn's Acting Career

    imagine being a star in an abundance of movies, receiving several awards, learning additional languages, and being named best dressed all in one lifetime? Audrey Hepburn was very well-known in the acting world, in addition, she was also a young philanthropist who loved helping and giving to people. Furthermore, she set the bar quite high with her sense of style. An acting career, many accomplishments, and an amazing family allowed Audrey Hepburn to be quite successful. Despite Audrey’s…

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  • Real Women Have Curves Analysis

    with her to follow her dream of college and it is inspiring for young ladies to watch. I think the intended audience of the of the movie was young girls who are coming of age. The movie did showcase a hispanic family and some of their traditions and beliefs but all young women who watch it can take away a sense of empowerment. It could also teach that parents are their to raise you but that the child may not always agree with them and that making decisions that benefit them may be hard, but it…

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  • The Death Of The Moth Analysis

    It is widely believed that human beings cannot escape death. Virginia Woolf’s narration in the story “The Death of the Moth” displays the battle between life and death, which is never won. The writer employs rhetorical devices such as fragmentation and tone, as well as metaphors to deliver his message and advance the feeling of pity in the reader. In addition, Woolf attentively uses metaphors and other literary devices in a manner that agrees with the shifting of the tone all through the…

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  • Cherrylog Road Poem Analysis

    2nd Essay: Responding to Poetry Poetry mainly describes love, loss, and regret. However, every writer adds his or her own twist. For example, “Last Night” by Sharon Olds and “Cherrylog Road” by James Dickey deals with the same theme but are two different pieces of writing. They explore the theme of forbidden love and use imagery to show the lust between the two characters. In this essay I will compare and contrast the two poems by presenting different examples. Titles can say a lot about a…

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  • Oprah Winfrey's Speech Analysis

    audience at home by reminding them that she was in their position once, too. By garnering the audience’s sympathy in the beginning of the speech, Oprah ensures that she will keep their attention for the important statements that follow. The award itself also shows ethos. In a room of talented actors, producers, and directors, Oprah earns an award for substantial contributions to the field of entertainment. She’s a storied television journalist who transformed her career into a 3-billion-dollar…

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  • Massie-Kahahawai Case Analysis

    John Rosa claims that the title of Local Story comes from the idea that the book is an instance of “talking story” about a local story, using this style of oral transmission in written form to convey to the reader the contents of the book. This is not a book specifically about the Massie-Kahahawai case specifically, but about the effect which this case had according to the author, a look into the formation of a local identity that brought together people of different ethnicities into one…

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