Anthony Michael Hall

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  • Cliques In The Breakfast Club

    stop themselves from getting to know other people and preventing great friendships and knowledge. The Breakfast Club shows that these people, who believe they are very different, are actually very similar. On one end of the spectrum we have Claire, the ‘princess’, who is stuck in detention for skipping class to go shopping and on the other end, we have John, the criminal, where being in detention was not out of the ordinary. In between, we have Brian the brain, the athletic Andrew, and Allison the ‘basket case’. These are five students, where in regular circumstances would not even acknowledge each other. Claire, in an important sequence of the movie, says as much by stating, “Oh, be honest, Andy... if Brian came walking up to you in the hall on Monday, what would you do? I mean picture this, you're there with all the sports.” John Hughes uses this scene to present just how important the high school class system is among students, with the fear of not fitting in with those ‘like them’, as Claire finishes her statement, “I know exactly what you'd do, you'd say hi to him and when he left you'd cut him all up so your friends wouldn't think you really liked him!” Detention for the Breakfast Club was one of the most important events in their high school career, because it taught them what a book or teacher cannot; that underneath, we’re all the same, despite who we try to be and what our ‘clique’ might be. Those eight hours in detention, showed these five students that they…

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  • Narrative Essay On The Dungeon

    quiet that comes with the snowfall when every living animal is hiding at home where it’s warm. The Dungeon looked like hell but felt like Heaven. This was one ritual that she didn’t understand the point of. There were many in her community, all of which had practical purposes. This one was one of the more ridiculous ones, sending children to this hallway and then not letting them out until they passed the criteria and were allowed back home. They had to wander these halls until the elders or…

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  • Example Of A Narrative Essay On Sprinting

    orphanage: Wendy McGuire, 8, Jeremy Nichols, 11, and Samuel Allard, 8.” I drop the newspaper. I don’t fuck with haunted orphanages. That might be the last thing I fuck with. I run out of the office but forget which way to go. My instinct tells me left so I take it. And then another left. I find my way to the spelling room, but something catches my eye. I look at the chalkboard that displayed roughly seven words last time I checked. The only word on the board now is “help”. I turn to sprint down…

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  • Highland Students Behavior

    exception. While the schools have many areas under control, the hallways at Highland and the cafeteria at Lacey are still an issue. By focusing on consistent adult interactions to uphold behavioral expectations, better hallway and cafeteria management will result for both Lacey Elementary and Highland High School. Student Characteristics, Issues, and Factors Most students at Highland and Lacey are very responsible. They know the expectations and act appropriately. While most would think…

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  • Kansas State University Housing Memo

    By paying at least 5000$ for housing you tend to expect high healthy environments for us to live there at Goodnow Hall for 4 or more years. But from my experience it hasn’t been up to my expectations and desires as I saw on their website. For example, Videos of tours for the building, why Goodnow is the best place to live. The answer is that this building is almost about to be 57 years old. Of course the building is going to have serious health and safety problems. A couple of problems that…

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  • Symbolism In Grendel And Beowulf

    Grendel, his mother, and the dragon each represent different conflicts and tribulations of character that plague the mead hall and Beowulf. The mead hall symbolizes the center of civilization. Heorot itself is allegorical for a holy place or church, where the community meets. This is another example of how Christianity overlays the Pagan elements of the story. In fact the two fit together and augment the significance in the sanctity of the drinking hall. Hrothgar, King of the Danes, had many…

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  • Beowulf Persuasive Essay

    setting Herot, the legendary mead hall, also underwent changes that reflected the overall theme in which the hall went from being a “gold-shining hall” to a dark slab-made hall with pasture floors (Burton). Therefore from a religious perspective, Beowulf loses great credibility as a hero in the movie because the people he saves are doomed to an eternity of suffering regardless of his efforts which in turn makes the movie nothing more but pointless fights. Additionally, by tainting the image of…

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  • Cheating In Sports Research Paper

    the Hall of Fame is the highest individual achievement in baseball. Each player strives to have his career recognized as one of the best of his era. Unfortunately, the sport of baseball has had many players who are willing to cheat the game in order to achieve this prestigious honor. Recently, the use of Performance Enhancing Drugs have distorted both the records and individual statistics of the game. This era, known as the Steroid Era, has come to an end with recent improvements in drug…

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  • Four-Century Election Cycle

    In order to effectively compare the two eras, this writer will draw a comparison between the politics of the political organization Tammany hall in New York City to that of modern day campaigns, especially the last election cycle. In order to fully explore this topic the corruption of Tammany hall and the perceived corruption of modern day politics needs to be partially, if not fully ignored. George Plunkett, the man credited with dismantling Tammany hall was summarized by his eulogizer with the…

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  • Reflection Of ATPCO Customer Center

    We’re Leaner and Greener Conference collateral and related information were made available to attendees electronically on the conference website, app and USB flash drive. After the event, presentations were posted on the ATPCO Customer Center. As a result, the amount of printed material distributed at the Global Conference was the lowest ever. In addition to being greener, paper reduction is another proof point that ATPCO is becoming more tech-focused. Selected Customer Comments • ATPCO should…

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