Amber Lee Ettinger

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  • The Influence Of Music In Politics

    One of the most obvious cases of this in recent years came in 2007 when the popular YouTube channel BarelyPolitical debuted their Obama Girl character. The channel’s first viral hit, an original music video called “I Got a Crush on Obama,” comedically told the story of a woman who was attracted to the then presidential candidate not only because she found him to be good looking, but also because she agreed with his politics. Lyrics such as “You’re into border security/let’s break this border between you and me” commented on his physical attributes. Other lines from the song, such as “Universal health care reform/it makes me warm,” indicated Obama Girl’s support of Obama’s political ambitions. The viral video, which starred actress Amber Lee Ettinger as Obama Girl, achieved considerable success and cultural impact. As of December 2016, 26.9 million people have seen the video on YouTube. After the successful introduction of Ettinger’s Obama Girl, NBC’s famed television series “Saturday Night Love” invited her to perform in a small cameo role. The video even caught the attention of the Obamas themselves. In an interview with the New York Times, Michelle and Barack Obama admitted that “Crush On Obama” was the source of some awkward and uncomfortable conversations with their then preteen daughters. “I guess it’s too much to ask, but you do wish people would think about what impact their actions have on kids and families,” Obama told the famed newspaper. This past election cycle…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Missing Children

    not the case; however, it should never be ruled out. Instead, Commander Dickson of the D.C. Metropolitan Police department claimed that the majority of missing children of color are typically runaways, which many people claim is the reason why these cases of missing children lack the sufficient effort and attention they deserve. Unfortunately, runaway children are regarded as less critical than those who are kidnapped. This offers a reason as to why they are usually not publically broadcasted…

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  • Character Analysis: To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

    Everybody has a bad day and when people are having a bad day they tend to not think of other people and only think about themselves, than they might complain about other people’s actions that negatively affects you. My point is, even though they are annoying you or making your life more frustrating for the moment, you have to take their perspective into account,there just doing the same thing you are trying to get through there day.You never know how how bad there day could be or situation there…

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  • Theme Of Racial Equality In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Courage can present itself in varying degrees of intensity; what might take a great deal of bravery for some might not be an issue for others, depending on the individual. When faced with certain fears, different people may respond in their own unique way, while ultimately achieving the same goal. Such a concept is commonly demonstrated within the realm of literature. A key literary masterpiece to note is To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, in which many of the characters must face the…

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  • Literary Devices In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Today, millions of students are reading books in school that they find boring and unrelatable. Students sometimes find it hard to connect to the characters and the situations represented in the books they read for class. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is not one of those books. This book has relatable characters like Scout and Jem who go through situations that student can find themselves relating to. To Kill a Mockingbird is a wonderful book with life lessons that will always be relevant…

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  • Atticus Finch As A Father Essay

    In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee portrays Atticus Finch as the perfect father and man in general. Because of this, it is easy to say that he is one of the most beloved characters in American literature. Although he has many strengths that make him the great father he is, he does have a weakness that readers seem to overlook. Atticus Finch is not always the most responsible Father for his children. Often times Jem and Scout are left unsupervised and although Atticus has a demanding…

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  • Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird And 12 Angry Men

    person to face difficulty or danger without fear. However, true courage depends on the eyes of the beholder. Courage is many things. Slyly embodied in both reticent and vital characters, Harper Lee in To Kill a Mockingbird and Reginald Rose in 12 Angry Men both create a broad representation of courage. In both works of literature, the idea of courage that is being conveyed is the ability to do something that one knows is right or gracious, even though it is extremely difficult. Courage is not…

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  • The Devil In The White City, In Cold Blood, And Amelia Anne Is Dead And Gone

    Murders are seen on the news and television shows on a daily basis. People often hear of the brute and forceful methods killers use to harm their victims. The Devil in the White City, In Cold Blood, and Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone all divulge accounts of murders. These three books all use similar and some unique tactics for their books to be a success. As some murderers employ similar killing strategies, authors of murder novels employ similar devices of foreshadowing, pathos, and point of…

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  • Atticus Finch Character Traits

    Great Finch “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong—because someday you will have been all of these,” George Washington Carver once stated. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Atticus Finch is a very popular character. Atticus is very calm; he does not get worked up with stressful situations and he is not affected by what other people say or think.…

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  • Innocence Theme In To Kill A Mockingbird

    half century after its publication, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee’s is often called a “Great American Novel” because of the many memorable and timeless themes she included. The novel, written in 1960 but set in the 1930’s, tells the thrilling story of the Finch family and their tiny town of Maycomb Alabama. Of the many relatable themes Lee examines, innocence is one of the most important because so many of her characters are developed with this theme. In a way she was writing about things…

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