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    Alvin Toffler Analysis

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    According to Alvin Toffler, we Americans living in this century need to start redefining our basic notion of what it means to be literate. For the past century, the American standard was to be able to have basic reading and writing skills. However, the development of technology, globalization, and communication have raised our standards now to be able to learn, unlearn, and relearn, which is what Toffler is arguing for us to be able to handle as a necessity in this new era. Even though he did not state that directly in his quote, it is directly implied that is what he wants Americans to lean towards as a basic skill. However, Toffler is directly comparing the standards of the past to our standards of today, which I believe is a highly…

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    New Media Content Analysis

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    such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. they are not only able to produce but also distribute their content. The essay will discuss how easy access to information, sharing and collaboration has given the freedom for users to create their own media, or their own media interpretation which leads to problems such as ownership and copyrights. However it is unfair to dismiss that freedom to produce enables people to interact and correspond efficiently within different platforms. Creative…

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    As the world becomes more advances, some people tend to adapt along and some does not. Alvin Toffler, an American write and a futurist, stated, “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who can 't learn, relearn, and unlearn.” In his quote, he implies that those who cannot learn, relearn, and unlearn are illiterate because their knowledge are basic and is not advance like the other people Toffler refer to as “those”. According to Alvin Toffler,…

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    Alvin Ailey: Modern Dance

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    Saki Hinaga Dance 100 Theory Outline Argumentative Research Statement: The purpose of this project is to show summary of how Alvin Ailey popularized modern dance around the world in 20th century. This project will focus on how his thought and works motivated African American people for their dreams and influenced people as not only a dancer but also a humanist. Theoretical Approach Argument: The theoretical approach in this research of this project is race and culture. In the Mid 20th…

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    Chipmunks Research Paper

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    Could chipmunks and squirrels be the same animal? Well alvin and the chipmunks were great dancers and singers do you think these hamsters do? Well chipmunks might not dance but they do communicate by making noises. Chipmunks are small mammals, that live all around the world, with a diet that is important for Earth, and intriguing lifestyle. They are cute small animals that can do much, just like squirrels. But their are some interesting facts about them that you probably didn’t know about them. …

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    modern dance. Horton created his own dance company in 1932 called “Lester Horton Dancers” (also known as The Lester Horton California Ballets briefly, and The Horton Dance Group in 1934). The dance troupe was inter-racial, which in the 1930s, was decades before its time. In his 1995 autobiography, Revelations, Alvin Ailey wrote, “What it came down to was that, for Lester, his art was much more important than the color of a dancer’s skin.” To pay for his academic career and his dance…

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    Two modern dance masters of the twentieth century, Merce Cunningham (1919 - 2009) and Alvin Ailey (1931 - 1989) both deceased and both from entirely different backgrounds, created genius compositions of movement and interpretation as exhibited on stage through their chosen art, modern dance. Suite for Five by Merce Cunningham (1956) and Revelations by Alvin Ailey (1960) were considered to be some of their greatest compositions and although the pieces were created and performed within four years…

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    He was born in Pall Mall, tennessee. Living by the Wolf River, he started hunting on it and became an expert marksman. Meanwhile, dropped out of school to go work in his dad's blacksmith shop. He developed a reputation of drinking and getting into fights. In 1917 he was given a draft notice. His strong religious beliefs caused him to attempt exemption, but his plea was not granted (“Commentary on Alvin C. York”). While on a mission in the Argonne Forest, Alvin was assigned to take down one…

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    Poll Mall Places

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    Fentress County. Pall Mall is situated in the Wolf River Valley on the Kentucky-Tennessee Border. Pall Mall is town of just over a thousand people and embodies Southern small-town living to the best extent of any town in East Tennessee. This small-town atmosphere is what makes Pall Mall the most beautiful small town in the mountains of East Tennessee. While only a thousand people call Pall Mall home they seem to embraces the roots that it offers as such with it being the birthplace of Sergeant…

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    Moonlight is a 2016 film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, an unpublished play by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The story follows a Chiron, a black boy growing up in Miami, through three distinct vignettes. These vignettes, spaced about ten years apart, depict Chiron’s childhood through young adulthood, as he struggles with poverty, trauma, bullies, and his own crystalizing sense of sexuality and masculinity. From a sociological perspective, the film is…

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