Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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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 recognizing this extraordinary, important film and my work in it," Davis tweeted excitedly after the nominees were announced. "Thank you Denzel for being at the helm!". Davis is not a stranger to the game. In 2015 she was the first black woman to win an Emmy as…

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  • Symbolism In The Sassy Girl

    The last movie I watched was the mighty girl. This was a very fluffy romantic comedy with a hint of darkness. The movie is about a girl named Kang So-hwi played by Shin Min-ah. Her parents were gifted in martial arts and she inherited their gift. However, she no longer wants to do martial arts due to the fact she gets called manly and unfeminine. She tries to change and become more feminine in order to get a guy who happens to be in the ice hockey team. Her dad, wanting her to go back to martial…

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  • A Psychological Analysis Of The Movie, A Beautiful Mind

    an excellent movie because of the awards it received, the powerful deep dialogues, and the portrayal of a person’s internal struggle for happiness. John Nash, mathematician who was considered the brightest mind of the future, starts his complicated yet determined life when he starts attending at Princeton University in 1948. There, he meets his first delusional roommate Charles Herman whom John believed to be a real person at that time. Charles was the only person John had a close…

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  • Book Summary: The Madness Underneath By Maureen Johnson

    The title of the book I read is The Madness Underneath. It was written by Maureen Johnson. This book was published by The Penguin Group, and was originally published on February 26, 2013. There are two hundred ninety pages. The Madness Underneath was written by a New York Times Bestselling Author. The setting of this story is London at Wexford University. It is always raining and is not very nice. In the book it takes place in present time. The narrator of the story is the main character. Her…

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  • The Death Of The Moth Analysis

    “nothing I knew had any chance against death” and second “o yes, he seemed to say, death is stronger than I am”. Such evidence is supportive of the reality that life and death are parallel and no creature can escape the latter. In a bid to induce empathy and acceptance in the reader and other people, the narrator tentatively applied the use of pathos and rhetorical devices. In summary, Woolf declined to acknowledge the possibility of life, struggle and death existing apart from each other. Life…

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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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  • My Definition Of True Beauty

    showed that no matter what was going on, one still can remain inwardly beautiful. Queen Esther was well-known for both her outer and inner beauty because of her bravery and honesty. Queen Esther was brave in the face of her husband, King Ahasuerus, and showed tremendous kindness to those who aimed to kill her and her people. Faced with two choices, Queen Esther had to choose between herself and all of her people. Due to her selflessness and faith, Queen Esther chose to try to save her people…

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  • How Did Audrey Hepburn Influence The World

    Audrey Hepburn said, “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” From the day she was born to the day she died, Hepburn has always been around those she loved. She craved relationships and affection. She taught others to cherish your loved ones and to not take them for granted. Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Belgium and died on January 20, 1993 in Switzerland. She had two brothers, Ian Edgar Bruce Quarles van Ufford and Arnoud Robert Alexander Quarles van Ufford, but she was never…

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