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  • What Is The Theme Of Cathedral By Raymond Carver

    Delusion represents in this story, the narrator does not meet the intensity of his loneliness. Yet, he turns his sadness towards others, attaching people mentally. It is not until Robert pushes himself into the narrator’s life that the narrator understands he is lonely and desperately seeks more from life. Isolation/Loneliness represents in this story, the narrator gives Robert credit for anything is when the narrator accepts that he is finally happy to have company in his home. Robert shows the narrator the amusement of freedom and quality, the bliss of feeling part of the world outside of himself. Inaction represents in this story, the insight comes when the narrator, a man who chooses to live in the front of the television ignoring the rest of his life, finally takes action to create something for himself. Robert leads the narrator to take action towards being a part of the greater world, to overstep his loneliness. Detachment/Disaffection from oneself represents in this story, the narrator hides behind mockery and meanness when he is truly wants to be connected to the world around him. The narrator is entirely unaware of the depth of his problems, until Robert leads him to look inside himself and finally to see how that leads him into a greater togetherness with the world. Alcoholism represents in this story, the narrator drinks alcohol…

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  • Discrimination Against Asian Americans

    that culture. However, the issues being dealt with in these stories also resonate and connect with other communities in a universal way. We saw racism and prejudice against these three groups of people, but there are many other groups that face similar discrimination. People from all various walks of life share the same history, they have been subjected to hate. As we saw from our first unit, African Americans faced a great deal of issues, some of which continued on into the recent past. Some…

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  • Case Study: The Asian Story Theater

    Asian Story Theater The Asian Story Theater is located in my hometown of San Diego, California. The mission of the theater is to broaden multicultural awareness and understanding by dramatizing Asian and Pacific Island stories, arts, and themes for family audiences. The Asian Story Theater began in 1989, when they were dramatizing Chinese folk tales as a project sponsored by the San Diego Chinese Center. Their first production was The White Snake, presented at the Lyceum Space Theatre, and then…

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  • Compare And Contrast Film Techniques In Of Mice And Men

    takes place mainly in Soledad, California where Lennie and George struggle to survive. The setting of the story takes place in the 1930’s, which is clearly depicted within the movie, especially how much different society was compared to today. However, the actors did not come up to par with expectations of the novel. Out-of-date film techniques were wisefully used to make key scenes in the film appear more dramatic. In addition, some scenes were accurately portrayed, while some did not fulfill…

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  • The Importance Of Film And Stage Acting

    common: they are all actors. Some may perform on a stage, and some may stand in front of a camera day and night on end, but in the end they are primarily similar. Ranging from their blooming popularity, to their movement and believability, film and stage acting are both beautiful and unique in many ways. In Uta Hagen’s Respect for Acting she uses the words of Sanford Meisner. He generates his own definition of acting as “the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances” (Meisner).…

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  • Bottle Tree Ranch

    1.Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch Located in Oro Grande, Calif., Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch has an abundance of unique tree sculptures made out of antique bottles. The site is located along National Trails Highway. The bottle tree sculptures are the work of the ranch's owner, Elmer, who began making them 15 years ago when he inherited his father's bottle collection. Elmer lives on the property, and he tends to interact with his visitors. The attraction is home to over 200 bottle trees along with other…

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  • The Stereotypes Of Latinos In Film

    tend to include a Latino gang member in the plot, whether they are part of a gang or in a cartel. For example, the movie American Me, a film that gives a “fictionalized account” of the Mexican Mafia’s rise to power in the California federal penitentiary system from the 1950s to the 1980s, focuses on a Latino mafia. The film describes the journey of Montoya Santana, a young man from East Los Angeles, who becomes the leader of a powerful prison gang while serving time for murder. This film sets a…

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  • Cultural Diversity In Theater

    Social media has become a major news source over the course of the last few years. Due to its accessibility and transparency, Americans have begun a fresh conversation about current race relations and equality. Earlier this year, the issue of diversity in entertainment came to the forefront with the hashtag: #OscarsSoWhite. This pointed out the imbalance of recognition of the works of white actors and actors of color. Contrarily, with the booming popularity of Hamilton in the theater world, the…

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  • Charlie Sheen Personality Traits

    Estevez, also known as Charlie Sheen is a popular American Actor who was born on September 3, 1965 in New York. He was born to Martin Sheen, who was also an actor, and Janet Templeton, who was an artist. He has two brothers whose names are Emilio and Ramon. He also has a sister whose name is Renee. All of them are actors. He first appeared in a movie at his age of 9. The name of the movie was ‘The Execution of Private Slovik’ which was his father’s movie which was in 1974. When he was a…

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  • Frank Capra Research Paper

    ages Hollywood has been gifted with many directors who have been able to create Hollywood magic for many people sitting in dark movie theaters. One of these memorable directors was Frank Capra who died on September 3, 1991 at the age of 94. He was a leading director in the 1930s and 1940s and made many memorable movies like the popular Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Other classic movies included “You Can’t Take It With You” and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”. Frank Capra didn’t…

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