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  • A Clockwork Orange Free Will Analysis

    individuals, have free will is one that does not produce a concrete answer. But in 1971, Stanley Kubrick brought that question to life in a film called A Clockwork Orange. This film portrays a young man named Alex, who is a criminal gang leader, and participates in the Ultra-Violence. Does Alex have the free will to choose his fate as a dangerous, drug-induced criminal in society or is has his fate been predetermined since birth? Could the environment in which he lives be the ultimate cause of…

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  • Character Analysis: The Clockwork Orange

    make their own decisions. The Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess uses the main character, Alex, to express the significance of individual freedom in contrast to doing what is right. Throughout the book, Alex is put through many ordeals that leave him inquiring whether it is better to have no choice in his actions or to be able to have the capability to choose for himself. It is revealed to Alex that even though he may not always make the best decision, it is important to be able to…

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  • Lady Snowblood Analysis

    As much as the mainstream Japanese filmmakers excel in family drama, the "underground" ones excel in exploitation. Since the end of the 60's, when the increased popularity of television had already taken a significant toll on the industry, the majority of the large-scale studios were forced to produce films that included sex, violence and S&M, to earn a profit. Thus the rise of the exploitation genre, a category that manages to shock people, even nowadays. The following list includes ten of the…

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  • We The Public Place The Best Athletes On Pedestals Analysis

    Two authors, William Moller and Maya Angelou, both have similar themes throughout their narratives. Moller expresses his disagreement with stereotyping athletes in modern American sports such as baseball. Angelou concentrates on the bias and stereotyping of different races in modern sports. Both authors have comparable views on sports with common themes such as stereotyping, respect towards athletes, and viewing an athlete as a hero. William Moller opens his short story “We, the Public, Place…

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  • What Is Performance Enhancing Drugs In Sports

    and illicit drugs. It’s intended to provide a generalized endorsement to eliminate the use of drugs, especially among athletes today. Some of the most famous baseball players in our era, or even in past years, have been caught using PED’s, i.e. Alex Rodriguez, Roger Clemens, and even Mark McGwire. All three of these players considered one of the most popular athletes that were caught using PED’s while playing professional baseball player. But the real question is, what kind of PED’s are…

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  • Danger Of Technology Essay

    There have always been fears of the unknown and things we cannot control, with the ever expanding technology we have in the world today it is no wonder that movies and television with humans being destroyed by technology is a common theme. As it is this idea in essence is the view that, ‘Technology - with all its promise and potential - has gotten so far beyond human control that it is threatening the future of humankind.’ Personally I view technology as a danger to people as it; is changing the…

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  • The Autobiography Of Malcolm X: An Analysis

    uncommon for people to forget that many renowned influential figures originated from humble beginnings and suffered through great ordeals to become the well-known symbols of change that are written across history books. In The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Alex Haley reminds the world of this fact through his beautifully detailed account of the life and hardships of the great human rights activist Malcolm X. The structure, style, and content of the novel advance the author’s purpose of conveying…

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  • The Steroid Era

    In today’s day and age of baseball, we are all living in the so called, Steroid Era. It is named the Steroid Era because players over the last two decades have been caught using performance enhancers, which has become the latest major problem in the MLB. Performance enhancing drugs, which are commonly known as PED’s, means basically what it states; it enhances a player’s performance on the field. Over the last few years, members of the BBWAA have not voted in players that have been caught using…

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  • Commentary On Maya Vasquez´s How To Get Away With Murder

    The show opens with a fast forward to the final episode of the season, similar to season one of How to Get Away with Murder (Robinson, 2015). A station wagon is seen flying down a dirt road and we see the three main characters (who are inside the car) looking behind them in a panic. Without any further context it will cut to the opening credit sequence which are panoramic shots of New Mexico, inspired by the opening scene of chapter 39 of House of Cards (Buchman, 2015). In the pilot episode, the…

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  • Effects Of Steroids In Baseball

    Jose Canseco, a Major League Baseball (MLB) player who admitted to the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), once said, “I don 't recommend steroids for everyone, but for certain individuals, I truly believe, because I 've experimented with it for so many years, that it can make an average athlete a super athlete. It can make a super athlete incredible. Just legendary” (Bodley). PEDs promote muscle growth without the fatigue that comes with normal muscle building activities, allowing…

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