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    between specific characters. Though Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is facing a struggle to get back home, there’s another struggle occurring in the movie between his father, George (Crispin Glover), and town bully, Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson). By tracing their acting and relative staging of these two in certain shots, a narrative between them becomes all the more clear, a representative battle of the outspoken against the bullies of the world. Towards the beginning of the film, before Marty gets sent into the past, we get our first look at the two in a rather one-sided argument, following…

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    can often be the most complex relationships. Deborah Tannen tries to shed some light on family relationships in her book, I Only Say This because I Love You. Deborah Tannen has primarily studied linguistics, but she has also written books explaining communications of all types. In this book, she focuses on families and explains how to understand the relationships between family members. Each chapter goes into detail about individual relationships, such as sibling, spousal, and parent-child…

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    The essay The Better For My Foes written by Elouise Bell. Bell emphasizes the importance of opposition. Relaying common mistakes Americans and Mormons participate in deeming all opposition as pure evil. Bell draws a light on personal and intellectual growth that can be erected from opposition, but demonstrates the consequences of asserting it. Agonism In The Academy by Deborah Tannen reveals the weak link in the educational system. Portraying the combat like atmosphere encouraged and exposing…

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    Back To The Future

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    slums with very little posessions. In a way this is no different than it is in our society. The major difference being the middle class. In the movie the middle class was not, for the most part, prevelant. This is a major difference in our society due to the fact that our society is made up with a majority of the individuals being in the middle class. If you were to look at how Back to the Future was made the middle class was extremely prevelant in the movie. In fact it portrated the futre as…

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    Back To The Future Essay

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    his boss Biff Tannen. Later that night, Marty met his friend “Doc” Brown outside of the shopping mall. Doc showed Marty his new invention, a time machine made out of a plutonium-powered DeLorean. After previously making an unfair trade for the plutonium with them, the Libyans returned and killed Doc. Without time to think, Marty hopped into the DeLorean and went back in time to the date of the day in which Doc first came up with the idea of a time machine. Upon arriving to the day of…

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    Pitbull Speech

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    But don’t worry, this breed of dog isn’t about to shove you into a locker during your lunch break. So, chill out and listen up: bulldogs and terriers were originally bred for dogfighting in the 19th century United Kingdom, and the “bully” in “bully breed” actually comes from the canine’s ability to grip bulls. In other words, pit bulls aren’t the Biff Tannens of the dog world and they certainly don’t have a beef with humans. In fact, they’re quite the opposite as they’ve tested better than the…

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