Alberto Vargas

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    America has a long standing tradition of constantly evolving their ideal beauty standards. For example, there was a gradual shift in the 2000’s when models like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell traded in their stick thin aesthetic for a still thin but athletic curvy figure such as models like Kylie Jenner and Gigi Hadid. The progression of Americas beauty has a global presence that affects many nations. In the beginning of the United States existence their standards of beauty were similar to much of western Europe. The United states didn’t establish their own terms of beauty until the late 1800s when the female archetype of the “Gibson girl” had been established. The Gibson girl was an illustration created by Charles Dana Gibson who believed these women to be the ideal image of the American girl. The Gibson girl is described as a woman with a thin waist, large backside, rounded shoulders, and smooth neck. These women were depicted as intellectual and independent. Described as fragile women who were enticing, but not lewd, women of progressive nature but not too political. To obtain figures equivalent to these corsets were used to tighten the wait accentuating the hips. These women were relevant until the 1920s when flappers had begun to form their presence in the nation. The 1920s birthed a new type of women. This new woman had broken down the standards set by this society. These women were called “Flappers.” Flappers were women who realized they were only young once. These…

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    liberalization policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in some countries in the region. In 1990, Fujimori was able to defeat the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, the favorite candidate of traditional Peruvian…

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    sin: since God is dead he cannot judge the actions of his people. At church, the residents have participated in a ritual in which the statue of Christ has been taken down, placed in a glass coffin and blindfolded to symbolize God’s inability to see what happens during tiempo santo. Much like Manayaycuna (“place no one can enter” in Quechua), the tiempo santo is also a fictional construct created by screenwriter and director Claudia Llosa to explore a world in which moral judgment is suddenly…

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    “The best for their career” Lance Armstrong spent years vehemently denying his use of performance enhancing drugs, while literally dominating the world of cycling, amazing cash winnings, media attention and a worldwide following. After seven consecutive wins at the Tour de France, he was outed for his long-time doping use and in 2012 was stripped of all titles, and banned for life from competitive cycling. (Emily Kendy). Doping was the reason Mr. Armstrong had all of his success in competitive…

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    the election. The most popular are Peru Wins, Force 2011, Electoral Alliance Possible Peru, Alliance for the Great Change, and National Solidarity Alliance. Peru Wins managed by Peruvian Nationalist Party which is a left-wing political party. Force 2011 is a conservative right-wing Fujimorista political party. Fuijmorista follows former president Alberto Fujimori political style during his presidency. In fact, some principals are anti-communism, effective anti-terrorists actions, and pro-free…

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    Emails that could potentially contain information about the false claims weapons of mass destruction which were used as an excuse to go into Iraq and the firings of US attorneys for political reasons. The Bush White House also used a private server, in fact 95% of Bush 's chief staffers would emails were on a private email server set up by the RNC. This email loss also made it difficult for congress to investigate the allegedly political firings of 9 US attorneys. When the Senate Judiciary…

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    People often wonder what the most powerful force in the universe is. Is it some otherworldly power that guides all of our actions? Is it love? Mario Vargas Llosa would without a doubt say literature. In his essay entitled “Why Literature?” Vargas Llosa argues that literature should stop being viewed as a pastime and start being seen for what it really is: an absolute necessity. Throughout the essay, he backs his argument with several premises highlighting the different functions of literature.…

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    perks that come with a book were priceless. On these occasions, he would tell us of how my grandfather was the one who installed the importance of reading into his mind. My father works in education development in the third world, so on these occasions he would also tell us of what he would see abroad. Through these stories, he tried to give us the idea of how fortunate we really were. It was my father who transferred the value he put on reading into my mind. Due to these outings, all I would do…

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    terre sans être soutenue se tient en l’air, un livre qui n’aurait presque pas de sujet ou du moins où le sujet serait presque invisible, si cela se peut ' – Flaubert, 16/01/1852. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (1980). Thanks to Madame Bovary Flaubert revolutionized the notion of Realism1 as imitation or accurate reproduction of reality. According to Mario Vargas Llosa, Unwin, T. A. (2004), pp. 220-223: Flaubert was the first novelist who realised that to transmit to the reader the notion of life…

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    She is unable to attain this job on her own since she had to marry a man with a better education and more wealth to achieve this dream of hers. Marisa’s character perpetuates the passive-submissive stereotype since she needs Chris in order to succeed. However, other contemporary films, such as Raising Victor Vargas, reject the passive-submissive female…

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