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  • Oprah Winfrey Role Model

    from family member to family member. As a young child Oprah was beaten and raped as early as age nine. (http://www.angelfire.com/ne/lliegirls/WINFREY.html) She was repeatedly abused by family members and relatives as late as thirteen years old. Young Oprah became pregnant at the age of 14, but the baby was born prematurely and died shortly after. Oprah moved in with her father after her pregnancy miscarriage. Her father was a strict man and had Oprah under tight rules, these rules helped shape her into the woman she is today.Freshly graduated from high school Oprah accepted a part time job as a radio show host in Nashville. Entering her second year of college at Tennessee state, Oprah decided to dropout and accept a job as an anchor for WTVF-TV in Nashville. She was the first ever African American to hold that position as a woman. Oprah had a few other stints with other shows through the years, but in 1984 it was her time to shine. Oprah hosted an early morning talk show out of Chicago, but this show conflicted with a very popular show (Dr. Phil). Many thought her show would never last but it soon was head to head in ratings with the Dr. Phil Show. What made her show so special? Oprah was able to speak about past experiences within her life ranging from child abuse to weight loss. Her show was a success because she has continuously helped others cope with their situation. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/oprah_winfrey/biography Oprah has hosted many popular guest, but…

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  • The Hero's Journey In The Grapes Of Wrath By Joseph Campbell

    It can be an internal or an external force that drives the hero away of his goal. Moreover , this temptation do not have to be a feaml figure as ther is female heros and in these cases the temptation can accur from a man . However , campbell in his book shows that the hero should not follow these temptation and have to continue his journey . The temptation that distract oprah for fullifing her dream was foo . She had an addictitio to food and cant control herself . As a host to one of the most…

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  • Barriers To Apple Company Essay

    Barriers Apple is in a unique situation where things that might be a barrier to most company’s actually increase Apple’s desirability. However, there are two things that could potentially be a barrier to Apple succeeding in the iTV arena. First, the avenues available to people to purchase Apple products are traditionally somewhat limited. The iPad/iPhone/iPod have been available in non-traditional Apple retailers like Walmart/Target, however, MacBooks and other higher end Apple products…

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  • Fast Food In The 1950s

    In the 1950s, foods took a change for the better… or worse. Things that Americans now take for granted were rare novelties back then. A simple pouch of McDonald’s french fries, a Whopper from Burger King, or microwavable Swanson TV Dinner trays easily changed the “cult of domesticity” in many 1950-modern homes. Before this time, women were expected to spend hours in the kitchen preparing meals for their families. This new way of food preparation changed the amount of money spent on food, the…

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  • Importance Of A Celebrity

    What is A Celebrity? Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Oprah Winfrey, Siti Nurhaliza, and P. Ramlee are amongst the names well known by you and me. These famous people are called “celebrities”. A celebrity is a famous person or an individual with a state of being well known . He or she holds a personality that is celebrated by the society by what he or she does. The prominence in his or her doing has made them famous and renowned in the public’s eye. A celebrity could be a singer, an actor, a…

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  • The Importance Of Corporate Governance In The Modern Economic Scenario

    three research papers in particular, which deal with Corporate Governance Disclosure. We start with the TVS Group research paper, collected very dilligently by Mr Shashank Shah, it talks about Corporate Governance in a family owned business that is now one of the top ten companies to manufacture two wheeler vehicles in te world. The paper then looks at the research compiled by Mr Madan Bhasin, who looks at 50 companies and their CG Disclosures. The third paper is the CG Disclosure by Mr…

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  • Comparing Oprah Winfrey And Kim Kardashian

    Have you ever just taken a step back and thought about how much our perception of what being a celebrity entails has changed in the past 20 years? Where will we stand 20 years from now? Take a look at Oprah Winfrey and Kim Kardashian for example; besides the obvious differences in their upbringing and how they both made their way into stardom, they are also very different in how they maintain their celebrity status. As stated in Broadcasting Yourself by Drew Pinsky “the explosion of reality…

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  • Oprah Winfrey's Speech Analysis

    She begins by telling a story of her childhood; when she was ten years old, she watched Sidney Poitier become the first African American man to win an Oscar. She recalls herself watching from a TV at home, in the ‘cheap seats’, while her mother rested after cleaning houses all day. Oprah aligns herself with the audience at home by reminding them that she was in their position once, too. By garnering the audience’s sympathy in the beginning of the speech, Oprah ensures that she will keep their…

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  • Ethical Issues In The Chicago Tribune

    The primary ethical issue that was addressed is whether it was appropriate for the Chicago Tribune to name the suspects of the schoolyard shooting, seeing as they were too young to be tried as adults. The article justifies the tribune actions by using the excuse that there is an exception to rules such as this one. Many people questioned if the choice to release names was ethical. There are theories that could back up the Tribune’s choice below. The first ethical theory that the tribune could…

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  • Dark Shadows Scene Analysis

    In the final scene of Dark Shadows Barnabas returns to his home just as Angie and an angry mob of people arrive. Angie is there to arrest the family for harbouring a murder. Barnabas makes an offer of himself and Liz to be arrested if there is no harm to come upon his family. As he does this Tim Burton uses a centred close up camera shot of Carolyn closing their house doors building the tension of the audience as if there was going to be a war between the family and Angie, knowing that she…

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